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Qatar, France sign fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis Qatar, France sign fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis
- December 08, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron , who arrived in Doha on Thursday, and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held a joint press conference following their meeting, and announced the signing of agreements and deals worth 12 billion euros (14.14 billion US dollars), including the purchase of 12 French-made Dassault Rafale fighter jets. (more...)
Stocks within Assessment: Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC)
- December 08, 2017

Analyzing the last five market sessions, the stock was able to report 31.79% gains, thus going down by -1.78%, compared with its 200-day moving average of $7.35. The stock has "Buy" rating by ValuEngine on Friday, May 26. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, September 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. BWS Financial restated a "strong-buy" rating and set a $14.00 price objective on shares of Barnes & Noble Education in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. (more...)
Judge orders NPA head Shaun Abrahams to vacate his position Judge orders NPA head Shaun Abrahams to vacate his position
- December 08, 2017

The High Court has found that the termination of former prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana's contract termination was invalid and that he should pay back the R17 million golden handshake. The assertion was that Zuma merely agreed to Nxasana's request and that the appointment of Abrahams was therefore lawful and regular. Judge Mlambo remarked that if Abrahams - who had fully aligned himself with the stance of President Zuma - remained in office, the President would have achieved exactly what ... (more...)
Pak allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's family to meet him on Dec 25 Pak allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's family to meet him on Dec 25
- December 08, 2017

We have also sought a sovereign guarantee from the Pakistan Government to ensure safety and security of both. Following Pakistan's decision to allow Jadhav's wife to meet him "purely on humanitarian grounds ", India had said they would travel to Pakistan along with an official of the Indian High Commission. (more...)
School districts closely watching winter weather forecasts School districts closely watching winter weather forecasts
- December 08, 2017

This story will be updated as information from other school districts come in . Richard Melburn Academy Schools: Friday, December 8, Classes delayed until 10:00 a.m. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi: Friday, December 8, start of business delayed until 10 a.m. Houston ISD said there will be no school closures or delays in the district Friday. (more...)
Woman who assisted police to raid illegal liquor outlets thrashed in Delhi Woman who assisted police to raid illegal liquor outlets thrashed in Delhi
- December 08, 2017

According to the victim, the attackers were women who were involved in the illicit liquor racket that she helped bust. Identified as Praveen, the woman on Thursday alleged that she was attacked by a huge mob who beat her with irons rods and store and clothes. (more...)
Mumbai cops smash slab at brothel owner's house, find her husband's skeleton Mumbai cops smash slab at brothel owner's house, find her husband's skeleton
- December 08, 2017

The Police said they murdered him after he caught the duo in a compromising position. Investigations have revealed that Farida's husband, Sahdev, did not approve of her running a brothel at home, and they would often quarrel about this. (more...)
Firefighters rescue man who 'cemented' his head in a microwave Firefighters rescue man who 'cemented' his head in a microwave
- December 08, 2017

However West Midlands Fire Service failed to see the amusing side as five firefighters and a fire engine were tied up for an hour rescuing the would-be internet star. Dakin said five firefighters were involved in the hard rescue operation on Wednesday afternoon. A senior official said the man "could quite easily have suffocated or have been seriously injured". (more...)
Students hid in classrooms as shooter kills 2 Students hid in classrooms as shooter kills 2
- December 08, 2017

But it started getting closer and louder and it was obvious it was gunshots. He and other students moved to a corner of the room out of sight of the door and hid. Officials previously said all three were students. Aztec Police say calls started coming into the dispatch center around 8 a.m. Thursday morning. (more...)
The court settled the matter of Khwezi's rape‚ says Zuma's office The court settled the matter of Khwezi's rape‚ says Zuma's office
- December 08, 2017

It is really unfortunate that ANC presidential hopeful Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa felt the need to use rape as a "political toy", the ANC Youth League in the eThekwini region said on Friday. The deputy president said he appreciated how hard it was for women to lay charges of sexual assault, and when pressed further by his interviewer, added: "Yes, I would believe her". (more...)
House Passes Temporary Government Funding Bill House Passes Temporary Government Funding Bill
- December 08, 2017

The votes came shortly after the top four Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress met with President Donald Trump and other officials at the White House to begin narrowing those differences. The White House says the leaders were taken to the Situation Room for a briefing by Mattis on military matters. Another short-term spending measure is expected before the December 22 bill expires, which would keep the government funded into January before a long-term omnibus spending package is ... (more...)
Pope wants better translation of temptation phrase in The Lord's Prayer Pope wants better translation of temptation phrase in The Lord's Prayer
- December 08, 2017

According to Reuters , the Pope during a televised interview Wednesday he would prefer to adjust the phrase " lead us not into temptation ", saying that it too strongly suggested that God leads people to sin. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? The Pope is sure that he's not flawless, because according to him you would think that God leads people into temptation. (more...)
China urges calm as N.Korea rattles sabres China urges calm as N.Korea rattles sabres
- December 08, 2017

A state-run newspaper in northeastern China's Jilin city, which is near the border with North Korea, published a full page of "common sense" advice that was meant to keep its readers alive in the case of attack. Previously, North Korea threatened to shoot down B-1s flying even outside its airspace and to loft missiles at Guam, where the B-1s are based . Both sides insist they don't want war, while saying they will act to defend themselves. (more...)
British PM in Brussels amid possible Brexit breakthrough British PM in Brussels amid possible Brexit breakthrough
- December 08, 2017

Ireland wants to reach an agreement on the future of the Irish border after Brexit that is based on the principles struck in a tentative deal on Monday, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday. But EU sources said it was still possible that European leaders could agree at the summit next week that there had been "sufficient progress", in order to give May a win, while postponing their approval of the guidelines for trade talks. (more...)
It Seems Accenture plc (ACN) Will Go Up. Just Reaches Record High
- December 08, 2017

The information technology services provider reported $1.48 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.47 by $0.01. Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN ) has risen 4.27% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Evercore ISI restated an "outperform" rating on shares of Accenture Plc in a research note on Saturday, March 25th. Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE:TPR) also listed in important eye catching mover, TPR attains returns on investment ratio of 13.50%, which suggests it's viable on ... (more...)
House Ethics Committee Clears Nunes on Classified Information House Ethics Committee Clears Nunes on Classified Information
- December 08, 2017

The information, Nunes said, appeared to have been gathered under a FISA warrant, which would mean that that materials would be classified until explicitly declassified by the agency that made the designation. In Nunes' absence Rep. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, had lead the Russian Federation probe "with assistance" from Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla. (more...)
India captain Virat Kohli, actress Anushka Sharma travel overseas amidst marriage rumours India captain Virat Kohli, actress Anushka Sharma travel overseas amidst marriage rumours
- December 08, 2017

While Anushka's spokesperson has denied the news , it did not stop fans, reporters, and publications from their endless speculations . However, no official statements have been given out by Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma regarding their wedding in Italy. (more...)
Indonesia's FM Summons US Ambassador On President Trump's Statement Indonesia's FM Summons US Ambassador On President Trump's Statement
- December 08, 2017

Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi again summoned US Ambassador Joseph Donovan regarding President Trump's official statement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Indonesian news agency Antara reported. Support also came from Tunisian Foreign Affairs Minister Khemaies Jhianoul, who presented at the forum. Indonesia asserts that such action has violated the UN Security Council resolutions and would jeopardise the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. (more...)
FIRST ALERT Weather Day for snow potential on Friday FIRST ALERT Weather Day for snow potential on Friday
- December 08, 2017

There is a slim chance part of Southeast Louisiana could see some snow flurries. For folks in Central Alabama, generally along and south of Interstate 20 and north of the USA 80 and Interstate 85 corridor, there could be some weather excitement as we end the work week. (more...)
Former SC Officer Gets 20 Years In Prison For Killing Walter Scott Former SC Officer Gets 20 Years In Prison For Killing Walter Scott
- December 08, 2017

Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for the deadly shooting of unarmed black man Walter Scott. "I'm not angry at you, Michael", he said in court. "Forgiveness is in my heart there and I pray for you that you would repent and let Jesus come into your life". (more...)

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