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New PDP Faction Emerges with Secretariat in Abuja New PDP Faction Emerges with Secretariat in Abuja
- December 21, 2017

The PDP chairman added that the former President did not spare members of the PDP then, unlike now when he alleged that the ruling party "protects its members". "We will no longer take it. People in power should be very careful because power will come and go". "Therefore, any political party like the PDP, that attempts to distract or misdirect the civil servants from this fundamental responsibility is an enemy of the people and the state, such political party must be rejected and prevented ... (more...)
Richard Childress fires shots at intruders who entered his home Richard Childress fires shots at intruders who entered his home
- December 21, 2017

According to TV station WXII Channel 12 in Winston-Salem, N.C., Childress and wife Judy were in their home in Reedy Creek, an unincorporated Davidson County area not far from Childress's race shop campus in Welcome, N.C. Grice emphasized that due to the N.C. Castle Doctrine a person has the right to defend themselves against this type of intrusion. There's a $10,000 reward out for information that can lead to the arrests of the suspects. (more...)
Pregnant woman dies of shock after Iran earthquake Pregnant woman dies of shock after Iran earthquake
- December 21, 2017

Schools were closed since Sunday due to heavy smog and pollution, but the decision to keep them closed on Thursday is for safety reasons after the natural disaster. Authorities said they were gathering information about the latest quake, which hit in the late evening at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Photos in social media show that many people slept in streets, parks and in their cars overnight for fear of more tremors. (more...)
Gopalganj Boiler Blast: 6 dead, many injured; mill owner arrested Gopalganj Boiler Blast: 6 dead, many injured; mill owner arrested
- December 21, 2017

Earlier in November, 46 people were killed in a similar incident at a sugar factory in Rae Bareli of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. While four workers died on the spot, two others died at the Sadar Hospital in Gopalganj. People gathered outside the mill. Relatives of one of the dead workers told News18 that the owner of the mill ignored timely inspection of boiler by engineers and kept the mill running. (more...)
Nucor Corporation (NUE) assets to earnings rallys to 8.10% ROA
- December 21, 2017

On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy". Analysts assigned mean rating at 2.10. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Monday, October 23. Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $1.59 million activity. Utermark D. Chad had sold 9,003 shares worth $537,659 on Friday, October 27. (more...)
Pence to delay Mideast trip over tax reform vote Pence to delay Mideast trip over tax reform vote
- December 21, 2017

Having failed to clear a series of legislative hurdles, the package is seen as key to Trump's ability to secure support among his base and skittish political donors. But White House officials said any delay in the tax vote might have prevented the vice president from departing Washington on time and complicated a tightly orchestrated set of meetings in Egypt and Israel. (more...)
Maritime Disaster: Ferry carrying 251 people capsizes Maritime Disaster: Ferry carrying 251 people capsizes
- December 21, 2017

The dead consisted of two men and two women, Quezon officials said. "It was rainy and the wind was up". Balilo said they will continue the rescue operations "through the night". The government has advised Filipinos planning to return to their home provinces for Christmas to do so earlier than usual to avoid severe weather conditions. (more...)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case marked as eligible for early release Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case marked as eligible for early release
- December 21, 2017

Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was serving a five-year sentence on charges of planning to topple the Iranian government but was brought back to court to face... Her local MP Tulip Siddiq also welcomed the reports: "This news is a glimmer of light at the end of a dark tunnel for my constituents Richard, Nazanin and Gabriella", Zaghari-Ratcliffe's local MP Tulip Siddiq said in a statement. (more...)
Mueller Reportedly Obtains Trump Transition Emails Mueller Reportedly Obtains Trump Transition Emails
- December 21, 2017

In a series of tweets on Saturday, Mariotti pointed out that Langhofer didn't actually claim the emails contained privileged communications, just that the messages were "susceptible to privilege claims". When asked whether he had any cause to fire Mueller , Rosenstein said "no". Then-GSA General Counsel Richard Beckler in June explained to him that all requests for the transition's communications would indeed be routed through its lawyers and that GSA would hold all of the material in ... (more...)
Trump Commutes Sentence Of Agriprocessors' Sholom Rubashkin Trump Commutes Sentence Of Agriprocessors' Sholom Rubashkin
- December 21, 2017

Sholom Rubashkin ran the Iowa headquarters of a family business that was the country's largest kosher meat-processing company. Rubashkin was convicted in 2009 of financial fraud for bilking the plant's bank by submitting fake invoices that made the company's finances appear healthier than they were so that it could borrow more . (more...)
Korea fires warning shots at N. Korea after soldier defection Korea fires warning shots at N. Korea after soldier defection
- December 21, 2017

South Korea's military said on Thursday that after the soldier defected, border guards from the North approached the Military Demarcation Line (MDL), seemingly searching for the soldier. "A joint probe into the details of their identities is under way". The pair "expressed their willingness to defect", a ministry official said. On Tuesday, the White House said North Korea directed this year's WannaCry ransomware attack, which locked digital files and demanded bitcoin payment for their ... (more...)
At least a dozen hurt as auto hits crowd in Melbourne At least a dozen hurt as auto hits crowd in Melbourne
- December 21, 2017

At a joint press conference at 11.30pm NZ time, acting Police Commissioner Shane Patton said the alleged offender was a 32-year-old Australian citizen of Afghan descent. As our federal & state police & security agencies work together to secure the scene and investigate this shocking incident our thoughts & prayers are with the victims & the emergency & health workers who are treating them. (more...)
Paulinho Wants Coutinho At Barcelona Paulinho Wants Coutinho At Barcelona
- December 21, 2017

Barcelona have continued to be in touch with the creative Brazilian midfielder's represenatives over the last few months and are expected to try their luck again in the January transfer window. " El Clásico motivates me ", says the midfielder dressed as Father Christmas on the cover, while the paper states that he " excitedly awaits his Bernabéu debut and endorses the signing of Coutinho ". (more...)
Tillerson: 'We're Waiting on North Korea' to Want to Talk Tillerson: 'We're Waiting on North Korea' to Want to Talk
- December 21, 2017

The North's Rodong Simun daily, issued by the ruling Workers' Party, criticized the move in a commentary, saying that Washington's offer of dialogue "goes back and forth without consistency". They say the meeting will take place in Vancouver. Then, there's the troubling issue of North Korea. On the difference in approach between the U.S. (more...)
Celtic secure signing of RB Leipzig's Marvin Compper Celtic secure signing of RB Leipzig's Marvin Compper
- December 21, 2017

It is a club that plays for titles, what is lacking throughout my career. We've got guys like Craig Gordon, Broony [Scott Brown], our captain, guys with experience. Compper is clearly a character who can benefit Celtic's young squad, and this might just have been what they have really been missing in European competition. (more...)
Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators? Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators?
- December 21, 2017

Per the New York Daily News , it is not immediately clear whether O'Donnell violated the bribery statute with her tweets , and the FBI neither confirmed nor denied any investigations. "SEE SUSAN STOOD AND SAID - NO - I WONT KILL AMERICANS - AND NOW SHE SAYS "YES - YES I WILL KILL AMERICANS" FUCK U SUSAN COLLINS - U MAKE ME SICK - UR NO WOMAN [sic]", O'Donnell wrote. (more...)
Veterinarian accused of shooting, killing dog for barking too much Veterinarian accused of shooting, killing dog for barking too much
- December 21, 2017

Lopinto said Folse was still in the process of being booked into the Jefferson Parish Jail Tuesday afternoon. "This is insane, a veterinarian shooting a dog of her next door neighbor", Sheriff Joseph Lopinto told The New Orleans Times-Picayune. (more...)
China and Russia Challenge US Influence China and Russia Challenge US Influence
- December 21, 2017

President Donald Trump will describe China as a strategic "competitor" on Monday when he releases a national security strategy that accuses Beijing of maintaining a "repressive vision" and pursuing policies of economic aggression aimed at weakening the US. (more...)
Damian Green resigns cabinet post after porn claims Damian Green resigns cabinet post after porn claims
- December 21, 2017

The 61-year-old wrote a resignation letter to Mrs May today and said that he and "should have been clear" when giving statements about the incident. The prime minister expressed "deep regret" at his departure, according to the BBC. "We have been friends and colleagues throughout our whole political lives". The investigation is said to have found he had misled the public and MPs over pornography found on an office computer. (more...)
Disgruntled Kerala JD-U leader Veerendra Kumar quits Rajya Sabha Disgruntled Kerala JD-U leader Veerendra Kumar quits Rajya Sabha
- December 20, 2017

The Kerala unit of the party could not toe the Sangh Parivar line as had been done by the Nitish Kumar faction, he said. Mr. Nitish Kumar had parted ways with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress in Bihar and joined the NDA in July. The resignation letter has been handed over to Rajya Sabha chairman Venkiah Naidu. The rebellion in the JD (U) started after Nitish Kumar, the Bihar chief minister, made a decision to break ranks with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress in Bihar and ... (more...)

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