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Afghan intelligence agency reports killing of scores of Al Qaeda figures Afghan intelligence agency reports killing of scores of Al Qaeda figures
- December 05, 2017

The statement introduced the killed leader as Omar Khetab, saying Khetab was the second senior leader of the network operating in parts of Afghanistan. Air Force Maj. The Afghan security forces have also beefed up military operations against militants as the Taliban militants and Islamic State (IS) fighters are attempting to take territory and consolidate their positions ahead of winter in the mountainous country. (more...)
Three global captains report approach by match-fixers to the ICC Three global captains report approach by match-fixers to the ICC
- December 05, 2017

Neither newspaper identified the third worldwide captain. Sarfraz Ahmed, captain of Pakistan, also alerted the anti-corruption unit of an illegal approach from a potential fixer before a one-day series in Sri Lanka. Both women's cricket and the under-19 game are thought to be vulnerable, with fixers targeting teenage players in the hope of corrupting them while they are still young. (more...)
Q3 GDP expands by 2% q/q as agriculture soars Q3 GDP expands by 2% q/q as agriculture soars
- December 05, 2017

The growth in the second quarter lifted the country from its first recession in almost a decade. Mining and quarrying increased by 6.6% and contributed 0.5 of a percentage point to GDP growth. Exports of goods and services were down 10.3 percent while imports fell 13.7 percent. Statistics South Africa said the nominal gross domestic product (GDP) grew R1.2 trillion in the third quarter, R22bn more than in the second quarter. (more...)
Hurricane Irma insurance claims in Florida rise 7% to reach $6.3bn Hurricane Irma insurance claims in Florida rise 7% to reach $6.3bn
- December 05, 2017

That could be due to a number of reasons, such as claims for damage not covered by the policy, deductibles that were higher than the damage, or fraudulent claims. One analyst projected flood losses could hit $38 billion, and up to 80 percent of damaged homes may not have flood coverage. FWC gives owners 30 days to claim a boat before it transfers over to state property. (more...)
2 crewmen rescued, 2 missing after boat sinks off coast of Nantucket 2 crewmen rescued, 2 missing after boat sinks off coast of Nantucket
- December 05, 2017

The two rescued men were later transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead, an 87-foot patrol boat. The Misty Blue, a 69-foot vessel out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, issued a distress call shortly after 6 p.m. The Coast Guard says volunteers from the community joined members of the Dennis Fire Department, the Barnstable County Sheriff, and other boating crews to help in the search. (more...)
Apple Wins EU Trademark Case Against Xiaomi Over Mi Pad Name Apple Wins EU Trademark Case Against Xiaomi Over Mi Pad Name
- December 05, 2017

Chinese brand Xiaomi created an entire business out of copying Apple , seen in everything from an iOS-like skin for Android through websites and product launches - but perhaps the most blatant example was an iPad mini clone it named the Mi Pad . (more...)
Alex Hales cleared by police, available for England selection Alex Hales cleared by police, available for England selection
- December 05, 2017

Hales' clearance indicates United Kingdom prosecutors are nearer to determining whether Stokes will be charged for his role in the incident in late September. The ECB also confirmed in its statement, meanwhile, that it has granted Hales a No Objection Certificate to play in the inaugural T10 Cricket League in Dubai from December 21-24. (more...)
Missing Lincoln Woman's Body Found Missing Lincoln Woman's Body Found
- December 05, 2017

May God grant eternal rest unto thee. We love you Sydney, ' the statement reads. The body of a missing 24-year-old Nebraska woman has been located, her family says. Sydney's cell phone last pinged there. The last time anyone heard from Loofe was on November 15, when she posted a picture of herself to Snapchat, captioning the image: "Ready for my date". (more...)
Pennant Capital Management LLC Lifted Stake in Transdigm Group INC (TDG)
- December 05, 2017

About 13.38M shares traded. Windacre Partnership Llc increased its stake in Transdigm Group Inc ( TDG ) by 21.79% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:JCP) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 11. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Storm Caroline is named by Met Office ahead of 80mph winds Storm Caroline is named by Met Office ahead of 80mph winds
- December 05, 2017

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert over possible snow showers and ice in Flintshire later this week. . Temperatures are expected to hover at around three to four degrees on Friday and Saturday, it added, though it will feel several degrees colder. (more...)
Statoil Announces Submission Of PDO For Johan Castberg Project Statoil Announces Submission Of PDO For Johan Castberg Project
- December 05, 2017

The development cost is more than half of the original estimated cost for the project, at $12.08 billion, with a breakeven price of $35/bbl. The project's fate has always been uncertain as the necessary investment was initially estimated at more than 100 billion kroner, requiring a barrel at 80 dollars in order to be profitable. (more...)
Deutsche Bank Received US Subpoena to Provide Details on Trump Accounts Deutsche Bank Received US Subpoena to Provide Details on Trump Accounts
- December 05, 2017

The Guardian reported in February that the bank had launched a review of Trump's account earlier this year in order to gauge whether there were any connections to Russian Federation and had not discovered anything suspicious. Trump borrowed $640m in 2005 from the bank to build Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago. While Trump campaigned during the 2016 election, the bank rejected calls to be transparent about exactly how much money Trump owes and why. (more...)
Special education teacher accused of classroom sex with student Special education teacher accused of classroom sex with student
- December 05, 2017

Ondish allegedly told state police that she has been employed at Summit Academy since June, and that she was the student's teacher for about four months. He said she gave him the cell phone and they used it to talk until it was found by school staff, according to police. According to state police, academy staff related that Ondish received a written warning about "protecting her personal space", yet she disobeyed facility rules by having the student signed out without having other students ... (more...)
Sydney Man fronts court, accused of trafficking wife and child to India Sydney Man fronts court, accused of trafficking wife and child to India
- December 05, 2017

It will be alleged in court the man used coercion, threats and deception to force his wife and child to go to India in March 2017. The AFP Human Trafficking Team began investigating the case in May. The man from Lidcombe in Sydney's west was charged by the Australian Federal Police and will face Downing Centre Local Court on Tuesday. Evans said the case must serve as a reminder that Commonwealth trafficking offences may apply if anyone forces someone to leave the country using deception, ... (more...)
Nine UK terror attacks thwarted in past year Nine UK terror attacks thwarted in past year
- December 05, 2017

Parker released the information ahead of the publication of an investigation into the security services and police following a string of terror attacks in Britain past year amid concerns some of the perpetrators were known to authorities. Anderson has reviewed the role of the security services in the four terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom this year, including those at the Manchester Arena and London Bridge. (more...)
Michael Flynn's Former Deputy Appears To Contradict Herself On His Russia Contacts Michael Flynn's Former Deputy Appears To Contradict Herself On His Russia Contacts
- December 05, 2017

McFarland told lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in July that she did not discuss or have any knowledge of Flynn's contact with then-Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Flynn talked to Mr Kislyak by phone on Dec 29, the day the sanctions took effect, and several days later. The Times reported that it was unclear whether the transition official was saying she believed that the election had been thrown. (more...)
Missing Stamford Man Found Dead Outside New York Mansion Missing Stamford Man Found Dead Outside New York Mansion
- December 05, 2017

Authorities say the Pound Ridge homeowner discovered the body next to a vehicle in the driveway around 7 p.m. Saturday. The cause and manner of death are pending autopsy. Police did not state any connection between Klein and the owner of the home. New York State Police, working with the Pound Ridge Police Department, is in charge of the investigation. (more...)
Opinion Poll: BJP And Congress Locked At 43% Votes Each In Gujarat Opinion Poll: BJP And Congress Locked At 43% Votes Each In Gujarat
- December 05, 2017

Both parties are likely to win a 43 per cent vote share, with the BJP snapping up 91-99 of the 182 seats and the Congress 78-86, according to the Lokniti-CSDS-ABP News survey. The findings of the survey validate what political commentators have been saying for quite some time. Congress, on the other hand, is predicted to do well in South and North Gujarat regions with BJP maintaining its hold over the urban seats. (more...)
Fresh system in Bay Fresh system in Bay
- December 05, 2017

This is likely to intensify into a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal by Monday. To a query, Balachandran said the new system would gain strength and turn into a depression with the weakening of Cyclone Ockhi , which was already on. (more...)
Analysts' Activity: Celestica Inc (CLS) and Endeavour Silver Corp (EXK)
- December 05, 2017

This is the consensus price target based on the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters' First Call, the average is taken from the individual analysts which provided targets and are short term projections for the 12 months. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.69. The company's price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 21.02. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 25.82, a price to book ratio of 4.93, and a price to sales ratio of 1.11. (more...)

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