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Pope Francis addresses Rohingya in Bangladesh Pope Francis addresses Rohingya in Bangladesh
- December 02, 2017

The Catholic leader will address college students and visit a hospital in Dhaka run by the order of Mother Theresa on the final day of a visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar that has been dominated by the plight of the Rohingya. "The presence of God today is also called Rohingya", the Pope said after speaking to an interfaith audience in the Bangladeshi capital. One by one, Francis blessed the refugees, grasping their hands and listening to their stories. (more...)
Report finds law enforcement failed at Charlottesville rally Report finds law enforcement failed at Charlottesville rally
- December 02, 2017

The rally began as a protest of the potential removal of Confederate statues from a local park, but the scene turned violent when counterprotesters arrived and clashed with those gathered. A failure to communicate . A failure to separate conflicting groups . Instead, command staff prepared to declare an unlawful assembly and disperse the crowd, the report noted. (more...)
Man Killed In Alton Crash Man Killed In Alton Crash
- December 02, 2017

The wreck, located at a curve on Route 16, was discovered at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday by a passing motorist. Police are trying to retrace Gardner's steps, and are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts, or anyone who saw his truck during the night to call Maine State Police in Bangor at 973-3700. (more...)
Australian Property Prices Remain Flat in November Australian Property Prices Remain Flat in November
- December 02, 2017

But the figures suggest the Perth market is starting to recover. Year-on-year, Hobart recorded the largest gains, up 11.5% to A$398,093 (US$303,020). Sydney's 1.3% fall over the past three months is the greatest decline over a three month period since March 2016. However, as CoreLogic points out the rate of decline is "extremely modest", especially in the context of the city's 5-year property bull market since 2012. (more...)
SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
- December 02, 2017

Conocophillips now has $60.65B valuation. About 6.90M shares traded or 14.47% up from the average. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. reduced its position in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB ) by 1.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. (more...)
Zimbabwe's military muscles into first post-Mugabe Cabinet Zimbabwe's military muscles into first post-Mugabe Cabinet
- December 02, 2017

The operation resulted in the killing of an estimated 20,000 civilians. The appointments indicate that the government is unlikely to change under Mnangagwa, Mugabe's vice president. We did so in the genuine, perhaps naive view that the country could actually move forward. Tendai Biti, who was finance minister in the 2009-2013 coalition government and credited with stabilising the economy, wrote on Twitter: "Up until now, we had given the putsch the benefit of the doubt". (more...)
Taxpayers are the ones paying Congress' sexual harassment settlements Taxpayers are the ones paying Congress' sexual harassment settlements
- December 02, 2017

Jackie Speier, D-CA, that I have co-sponsored". The Office of Compliance released data on November 16 showing that the federal government paid more than $17 million in awards and settlements since 1997 to resolve claims of sexual harassment as well as other workplace disputes within the legislative branch of government. (more...)
Govt approves launch of Rs 9k crore National Nutrition Mission Govt approves launch of Rs 9k crore National Nutrition Mission
- December 02, 2017

Giving details, WCD Secretary Rakesh Shrivastava said the beneficiaries will be enrolled in Aadhaar for better monitoring of the implementation. It aims to reduce anaemia among young children, women and adolescent girls by 3% a year. Out of 42 lakh children who will be covered in the first phase, 50 per cent are already Aadhaar-seeded. According to the report, 14.5 per cent of the population is undernourished, 21 per cent of the under-five children suffer from wasting (low weight for height), ... (more...)
Six NatWest branches in Norfolk and Suffolk to close in 2018 Six NatWest branches in Norfolk and Suffolk to close in 2018
- December 02, 2017

Other local branches set to face closure are Wootton Bassett, Melksham, Hungerford and West Swindon. More then 50 per cent of customers are now choosing to bank digitally with us on a regular basis instead. In a statement Natwest said it was "communicating with our customers affected by the closure and proactively contacting vulnerable customers and regular branch users". (more...)
Canada's Supreme Court Backs Indigenous Rights in Dispute Over Yukon Wilderness Canada's Supreme Court Backs Indigenous Rights in Dispute Over Yukon Wilderness
- December 02, 2017

The court returned the parties to the earlier stage of Chapter 11 where the Yukon government can approve, reject, or modify the final recommended plan after consultation with the First Nations. In its ruling Friday, the Supreme Court agreed with the trial judge, saying the Yukon government had a chance to propose changes to the plan earlier in the process but did not do so. (more...)
Pearl Jam announce United Kingdom dates as part of their European tour Pearl Jam announce United Kingdom dates as part of their European tour
- December 02, 2017

Pearl Jam has announced 2018 European tour dates. The band will perform 14 times in Europe, ending in Lisbon on July 14th. O2 Customers can purchase Priority Tickets up to 48 hours before general release, from 11am Wednesday 6 December. Presales for Pearl Jam's Ten Club are now underway. We recommend following Pearl Jam on social media and signing up for their free email newsletter (bottom of page), in addition to checking your local venue's social media and email subscription ... (more...)
Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs
- December 02, 2017

Pentagon spokesman Tom Crosson said it has been years since the U.S. military has used any significant amount of cluster munitions and, by law, it can not sell older cluster munitions to partners or allies. As many as 300 people are still killed by cluster bomblets each year in Laos four decades later. The new policy authorizes commanders to approve use of existing cluster bombs "until sufficient quantities" of safer versions are developed and fielded. (more...)
Winter parking bans in effect Winter parking bans in effect
- December 02, 2017

This is typically done due to significant snowfall. Outside of December 1 through March 31, overnight on-street parking will not be permitted should a "Winter Maintenance Event" be declared (communicated via barrie.ca, Facebook and Twitter). (more...)
Davenport & Company LLC Position in Dish (DISH) Has Boosted by $1.88 Billion
- December 02, 2017

It turned negative, as 36 investors sold CRI shares while 90 reduced holdings. Asset Mngmt One Ltd holds 0.06% or 377,001 shares in its portfolio. Zweig reported 27,094 shares stake. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Robert W. Baird. More interesting news about DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: "DISH Reaches Retransmission Consent Agreement with Lilly Broadcasting" published on December 01, 2017 as well as ... (more...)
Electronics-sniffing dog used in child sex sting Electronics-sniffing dog used in child sex sting
- December 02, 2017

Porrino said Joseph Donohew of IN allegedly solicited a detective he thought was a father, who was willing to sell his own 9-year-old daughter for sex. "The men we arrested lurked in the shadows of the internet and social media, looking for opportunities to sexually assault young children or to view such unspeakable assaults by sharing child pornography", said Attorney General Porrino. (more...)
Eric Reid Calls NFL's 'Social Justice' Donation a 'Charade' Eric Reid Calls NFL's 'Social Justice' Donation a 'Charade'
- December 02, 2017

There have been some differences among players about how discussions with the league were proceeding. The memo also outlines that an initial $3 million will come from the NFL Foundation and that future monies will come from "cause related events & consumer products sales, auctions and other promotional sources". (more...)
Rihanna's Comments on Casting Trans Models Sparks Debate Rihanna's Comments on Casting Trans Models Sparks Debate
- December 02, 2017

There's always jut that one spot in the campaign for the token "we look mad diverse" girl/guy! The singer has also refused to test the products on animals, meaning it won't be available in China where animal testing is required by law. Others, however, argued that although Rihanna has a point, trans people urgently need greater visibility in pop culture. The inclusive campaigns definitely represent women of all shades. (more...)
Azerbaijan-Afghanistan relations have strong background: Deputy FM Azerbaijan-Afghanistan relations have strong background: Deputy FM
- December 02, 2017

Ilham Aliyev noted that the two presidents have had the opportunity to meet in many global events. Afghanistan's security will lead to greater stability in the region, President Ilham Aliyev said Friday at the opening of a ministerial meeting focused on the conflict-torn nation. (more...)
Saudi Arabia 'intercepts another Houthi missile' Saudi Arabia 'intercepts another Houthi missile'
- December 02, 2017

Fighting also erupted near the home of Brigadier Tarek Saleh, a nephew of the former president and commander in the force loyal to the Yemeni strongman. The missile attacks, which could further escalate the coalition's military campaign, underscore how the raging Yemen conflict is increasingly spilling across the border, threatening Saudi towns and villages. (more...)
(ADP)'s Double Top Pattern Points to Lower Stock Risks
- December 02, 2017

The company has an Average True Range (ATR) value of 1.67, while a Beta Value of 0.89. AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) has risen 19.45% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ: ADP ) for 44,739 shares. Maryland-based Heritage Mngmt has invested 0.85% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc . A number of brokerages have weighed in on ADP . (more...)

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