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Neutron Star Merger Produced Debris Cocoon That Absorbed Resultant Black Hole Jet Neutron Star Merger Produced Debris Cocoon That Absorbed Resultant Black Hole Jet
- December 22, 2017

It was the first confirmed detection of such a merger and only the fifth direct detection ever of gravitational waves , predicted more than a century ago by Albert Einstein. Jansky Very Large Array in the United States of America and the Giant Meter-wave Radio Telescope in India. The radio telescopes showed the radio emission steadily gaining strength. (more...)
Uganda MPs vote to scrap presidential age limit Uganda MPs vote to scrap presidential age limit
- December 21, 2017

The bill to amend the constitution was introduced in parliament October 4 by a Museveni loyalist, after two consecutive days of brawling in the debating chamber between those opposed and those in favour, supported by security personnel. MP Raphael Magyezi, who sponsored the bill, was excited about its passing, calling it "the best day of my life". Opposition and campaigners who are opposed to the bill argue that the move by the ruling NRM is meant to allow Museveni, now 73, to run in the ... (more...)
Morgan Stanley Cuts Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC) Stock To a Morgan Stanley Cuts Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC) Stock To a "Underweight" Rating
- December 21, 2017

Rittenmeyer, Tenet's executive chairman chief executive said on Tuesday. The stock increased 3.49% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $15.13. The stock has " Buy " rating by Jefferies on Thursday, June 1. Pivotal Research downgraded Tyson Foods, Inc. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 2 by Citigroup. (more...)
American University fraternity house's air tested positive for alcohol, police say
- December 21, 2017

In January 2016, two other American University students threw an off-campus frat party that ended with police issuing alcohol citations to more than 100 underage drinkers, CBS News reported . The floor was sticky and appeared to be coated with alcohol. The group, members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, are all enrolled at the private American University. (more...)
More crorepatis in new House than in 2012: ADR More crorepatis in new House than in 2012: ADR
- December 21, 2017

An analysis of the new House in the recently held assembly elections by Association for Democractic Reforms (ADR) and Gujarat Election Watch (GEW) shows that the number of Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) with criminal cases is down compared to the 2012-17 House. (more...)
Naxals attack Masudan railway station in Bihar, abduct two staff officials Naxals attack Masudan railway station in Bihar, abduct two staff officials
- December 21, 2017

According to the news agency ANI , two officials including Assistant Station Master were abuducted by the Naxals. Rajesh Kumar, chief public relations officer (CPRO) of East-Central Railway said the incident disrupted movement of trains on the Kiul-Jamalpur section of the division for several hours, causing inconvenience to passengers. (more...)
Theresa May vows not to delay Brexit after exit date climbdown Theresa May vows not to delay Brexit after exit date climbdown
- December 21, 2017

Theresa May is to face a barrage of Brexit questions as the she appears before a Commons committee today (December 20). Tory rebels have signalled they may back away from a rejection of plans to write the Brexit date of March 29 2019, into law in favour of a compromise. (more...)
New York Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels New York Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels
- December 21, 2017

Governor Cuomo also announced plans to work with DiNapoli to create an advisory committee of "financial, economic, scientific, business and workforce representatives", who will create a decarbonisation roadmap detailing how the NYSCR's funds could be used to accelerate climate action and support the clean tech economy. (more...)
Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas suspended for speaking against corruption
- December 21, 2017

During his days as Vigilance director, the 1985 batch IPS officer was hailed as a crusader against corruption for taking action against the officers without considering their positions. Thomas added the corrupt are united in Kerala to enjoy power and that has made people unwilling to fight against corruption. That is quite natural when you swim with sharks. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick, Steph Curry Want To Buy Carolina Panthers With Diddy Colin Kaepernick, Steph Curry Want To Buy Carolina Panthers With Diddy
- December 21, 2017

Oh, and he also wants to sign Colin Kaepernick . The winds of change have promised to blow through the NFL all season, and with news that the Carolina Panthers' owner Jerry Richardson will sell the franchise after the league opened an investigation into allegations of sexist and racist conduct from the 81-year-old businessman, those gusts have brought some unexpected names into the fold. (more...)
Eminem Makes Surprising Admission About Using Dating Apps Like Grindr Eminem Makes Surprising Admission About Using Dating Apps Like Grindr
- December 21, 2017

So you can imagine that, when asked by New York Magazine about Trump in an interview published this week, Eminem yet again didn't hold back. Then: '[Laughs ] And Grindr. Then asked if fame is lonely for him, he replied: 'Am I lonely?' he said after asked if fame had been a solitary experience for him. "Am I lonely? No, I'm good". (more...)
Griffin Securities Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)
- December 21, 2017

Pinnacle Associates Ltd. increased its stake in Schlumberger N.V.by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $64.93. Barrett Asset Mngmt reported 1.92% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 20th. (more...)
RSI Oversold/Overbought Signals to Track - Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST)
- December 21, 2017

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 1.83%. The stock exchanged hands with 3,491,790 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 3.24M shares. Monroe National Bank & Trust & Mi reported 100 shares. Envestnet Asset Inc invested in 0.02% or 46,863 shares. 34,676 are held by Bancorp Of Nova Scotia Trust. (more...)
Missing Australian WWI submarine discovered after 103 years Missing Australian WWI submarine discovered after 103 years
- December 21, 2017

One of Australia's oldest maritime mysteries has been solved after the country's first submarine was discovered more than 103 years after its disappearance in the First World War . It took part in operations leading to the occupation of German New Guinea. After attacking Turkish shipping in the Sea of Marmara, AE2 came under fire from a Turkish gunboat and was scuttled so she would not fall into Turkish hands and the crew ended up in a Turkish prison camp. (more...)
Mary Norwood finally concedes Atlanta mayor's race to Keisha Lance Bottoms Mary Norwood finally concedes Atlanta mayor's race to Keisha Lance Bottoms
- December 21, 2017

The final numbers show that Bottoms received 46,661 votes, just more than 50 percent. In an email sent to her supporters and the media Dec. 20, Norwood said she decided not to challenge the results in Fulton County Superior Court Dec. A spokesperson for the U.S. Post Office in Atlanta did not immediately return a voice message seeking comment. DeKalb results remained the same, so no new certification was necessary. (more...)
Virginia election board to pick victor of tied race by random draw Virginia election board to pick victor of tied race by random draw
- December 21, 2017

But a Republican observer, Kenneth Mallory, had misgivings regarding accepting the throwing out of one ballot, which he detailed in a letter written late last night. Tuesday's recount was one of four scheduled for House races with extremely tight margins. Attorneys for Republican Del. Two years ago in MS, two House candidates broke a tie by reaching into a red canvas bag and pulling out a silver-plated business card boxes engraved with the state's name. (more...)
Donald Trump joins Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World Donald Trump joins Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World
- December 21, 2017

Others proposed a theory of Disney jumping the gun on creating an animatronic Hillary Clinton and then being forced to Frankenstein a Trump following his presidential win. Since that moment, each generation of Americans has taken its place in the defense of our freedom, our flag, and our nation under God. Disney's Hall of Presidents has been the center of attention this week, for all the wrong reasons. (more...)
Trump has Ben Carson show reporters how to pray Trump has Ben Carson show reporters how to pray
- December 21, 2017

MSNBC White House correspondent Kristin Welker appeared to agree, noting "that moment where you had Ben Carson effectively leading everyone in prayer.it was striking to see everyone bow their heads in that context", referring to a discussion of legislative goals and accomplishments, mainly the tax bill President Trump intends to sign. (more...)
Korea refutes United States media reports on biological weapons programme Korea refutes United States media reports on biological weapons programme
- December 21, 2017

As long-range missile warheads plummet back from space through the atmosphere toward their targets, they can experience temperatures of over 7,000ยบ C, the paper said. According to a 2016 report by the Korea Institute for Defence Analyses, North Korea has 13 types of pathogens that can be weaponised such as anthrax and clostridium botulinum. (more...)
India silent ahead of crucial vote on Jerusalem in UN General Assembly India silent ahead of crucial vote on Jerusalem in UN General Assembly
- December 21, 2017

US policy has been that the city's status will be resolved in peace talks. Emergency sessions of the General Assembly are rare, and Haley chose her Twitter account Tuesday to speak out. Israel seized control of the eastern part of Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and sees the whole of Jerusalem as its indivisible capital, while the Palestinians view the east as the capital of a future state. (more...)

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