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China Exports Surge More Than Forecast China Exports Surge More Than Forecast
- December 08, 2017

The surplus was forecast to fall to USD35.0 billion from about USD38.2 billion in October. It was the fastest annual increase since March 2017. Still, the world's largest exporter faces uncertainty. In volumes terms, imports of copper, crude oil, iron ore and coal all rose from a month earlier. Exports stood at 380,000 tonnes, up 8.6 percent from 350,000 tonnes in October and flat on a year earlier. (more...)
Salesforce.com Inc (CRM) Shares Bought by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc Salesforce.com Inc (CRM) Shares Bought by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc
- December 08, 2017

Is Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE: CRM ) Performing Well? People s United Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Salesforce.com by 60.1% during the 2nd quarter. Natl Asset Inc stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Salesforce.com, inc. It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500. Symmetry Peak Management Llc, which manages about $804.57 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Powershares Qqq Trust (Call) (QQQ) by 210,000 shares to 460,000 shares, valued at $63.31 million in 2017Q2, ... (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Trump says it's in Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Trump says it's in "tatters"
- December 08, 2017

Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas. "What I can tell you is tens of thousands of agents and analysts and staff working their tails off to keep Americans safe from the next terrorist attack, gang violence, child predators, spies from Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran". (more...)
Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feud Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feud
- December 08, 2017

Police said that Nagako Tomioka, the 58-year-old head of Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, was attacked as she got out of her vehicle Thursday night. At around 8:35 p.m., police received a distress call about a woman wielding a sword violently on a road near Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine. (more...)
Boat capsizes near Thatta leaving 15 people dead Boat capsizes near Thatta leaving 15 people dead
- December 08, 2017

More than 35 of those rescued were injured and at least 20 others are still missing , they said. At least 50 people belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra Community drowned. He added that the boat was carrying passengers traveling to the shrine of Pir Pathai to celebrate a festival. Hyderabad Division Commissioner Dr Saeed Magnejo said that ongoing local rescue efforts are being supported by coordination between Navy and Army units in the area. (more...)
Rep. Nunes cleared in politically-motivated ethics probe Rep. Nunes cleared in politically-motivated ethics probe
- December 08, 2017

Blake Farenthold of Corpus Christi. According to a release, the panel is establishing an investigative subcommittee to look into allegations that Farenthold "sexually harassed a former member of his staff, discriminated against her on the basis of her gender, and retaliated against her for complaining of discriminatory conduct", as well as allegations that Farenthold "made inappropriate statements" to other staff members. (more...)
Grassley Examines Reports of Biased FBI Agent in Russia Probe Grassley Examines Reports of Biased FBI Agent in Russia Probe
- December 08, 2017

This week, the ball is in the Democrats' court after the Republicans scored some wicked backhand shots. "It is time for him to show the type of leadership to make sure the American people get the answers they deserve, because we cannot allow the highest law enforcement agency in the land to actually be in a situation where they allow partisanship to determine who is actually not only guilty or innocent, but certainly we can't allow it to happen when indeed it should be a nonpartisan, ... (more...)
Palestinian official says US vice president Mike Pence 'not welcome' Palestinian official says US vice president Mike Pence 'not welcome'
- December 08, 2017

While Abbas says he continues to view Jerusalem as Palestine's "eternal capital", language identical to Israel's. According to Palestinian officials, the United States moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem or recognizing the city as Israel's capital is equivalent to siding with Israel's claim to all of Jerusalem. (more...)
China criticizes India over drone crash inside border China criticizes India over drone crash inside border
- December 08, 2017

The possibility of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) being shot down or electronically taken over can not be ruled out, sources said. The claim was first made by Zhang Shuili, deputy head of the combat bureau of China's Western Theater Command's joint staff department, who said an Indian unmanned aerial vehicle had recently intruded into China's airspace and crashed. (more...)
Interns' Questions on LGBT Rights and More Throw Jeff Sessions Off Balance Interns' Questions on LGBT Rights and More Throw Jeff Sessions Off Balance
- December 08, 2017

Courtney Hagle, a student at Boston University, also asked Sessions about LGBT rights, given that the Trump White House had nor proclaimed June LGBT Pride Month - something that President Barack Obama did every year. "I grew up in a project to a single mother", said one intern, who attends the University of California, Berkeley. The student said that the people they were afraid of were not necessarily their neighbors, but the police. (more...)
Professor talks moving Israel's capitol to Jerusalem Professor talks moving Israel's capitol to Jerusalem
- December 08, 2017

AP said the decision was devoid of justice, violated worldwide laws and infringed on the rights of Palestinians. Most Christian tradition holds that the church is located at the site of the Crucifixion and burial of Jesus. "We are certain that such steps will yield increased hatred, conflict, violence and suffering in Jerusalem and the Holy Land, moving us farther from the goal of unity and deeper toward destructive division", read a part of the declaration. (more...)
Queensland election: Labor to form government as LNP concedes defeat Queensland election: Labor to form government as LNP concedes defeat
- December 08, 2017

EARLIER @ December 6, 8.20am: It looks like Labor has claimed the 47th seat it needs to form a majority government. The opposition leader phoned the premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, on Friday morning to advise her. Treasurer Curtis Pitt is expected to be on the chopping block, amid reports he could be moved into the Speaker's role. Independent Sandy Bolton has won in Noosa and Katter's Australian Party is expected to finish with three seats, Hill, Traeger, and Hinchinbrook, with the latter ... (more...)
Irrfan Khan honoured at Dubai Film Fest Irrfan Khan honoured at Dubai Film Fest
- December 08, 2017

The Australian actress and theatre director was presented her gong by DIFF chairman Abdulhamid Juma and HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed al Maktoum. Thursday in Dubai will see Blanchett head up the IWC Shaffhausen prize jury that will see one Arab film project win a cash grant of $100,000 by the Swiss watchmaker. (more...)
'There's always a Christmas,' says tree grower in face of proclaimed shortage 'There's always a Christmas,' says tree grower in face of proclaimed shortage
- December 08, 2017

Residents within the South Suburban District can drop off their tree seven days a week, sunrise to sunset, in Cornerstone's parking lot, adjacent to the soccer fields, or at the Willow Spring Service Center in the designated enclosure by the front gate. (more...)
Polish ruling party replaces PM ahead of elections Polish ruling party replaces PM ahead of elections
- December 08, 2017

The replacement comes at the beginning of what is expected to be a broader government reshuffle to prepare the right-wing party for votes due in the next three years. "The last two years - it was an extraordinary time for me and the service to Poland and Poles was an honour", Szydło said on Twitter. The Law and Justice party said in a statement Thursday night that "many successes were achieved in key areas of Polish life" during Szydlo's tenure despite "the huge determined resistance by ... (more...)
Coordinará Nuño campaña de Meade
- December 08, 2017

El maestro Nuño se integró a mi equipo de trabajo en 2010, primero en el gobierno del Estado de México y luego para acompañarme en la búsqueda por la Presidencia". Granados también fue gobernador de Aguascalientes; oficial mayor de la Secretaría de Programación y Presupuesto; embajador de México en Chile, y director general de Comunicación Social de la Presidencia. (more...)
US B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula on Wednesday -Yonhap US B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula on Wednesday -Yonhap
- December 08, 2017

To a casual observer, this may seem like a summary of the current tensions between North Korea and the USA - and it is. China and Russian Federation had proposed that the United States and South Korea stop major military exercises in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programs. (more...)
Hamilton Police arrest Dale King in the Homicide of Yosif Al-Hasnawi Hamilton Police arrest Dale King in the Homicide of Yosif Al-Hasnawi
- December 08, 2017

We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. "Our investigation is ongoing". "This matter is now being investigated by the Hamilton Police Service Major Fraud Branch", the Hamilton Police Service said in their press release. (more...)
Hold the pineapple: Naples celebrates as pizza awarded special status by Unesco Hold the pineapple: Naples celebrates as pizza awarded special status by Unesco
- December 08, 2017

It is not just the flamboyant art of twirling pizza dough into the air to oxygenize it that convinced the committee, but also the gestures, folklore, songs and social customs that surround the Italian pizzamaking process, which now joins a diverse group of more than 350 art forms and traditions from across the globe on the Unesco list. (more...)
State Rep. part of controversial outburst State Rep. part of controversial outburst
- December 08, 2017

Bradford, to do what I've asked him in the past, and that's to stop touching me constantly during meetings". "I've told him in the past to stop touching me, more than once, that he should stop it". When told about the Democratic party's call for him to step down, Metcalfe said Tuesday he had no plans to resign, according to The Inquirer , a Philadelphia-based news outlet. (more...)

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