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Republicans demand answers over claims Obama gave Hezbollah a pass Republicans demand answers over claims Obama gave Hezbollah a pass
- December 23, 2017

This arises out of Politico investigation into Operation Cassandra, which we covered in our post, Obama allowed Hezbollah cocaine running into U.S.in quest for Iran nuke deal . Lapid says Israel repeatedly issued warnings about the connection between Iran and Hezbollah, and between the nuclear deal and anti-terrorist activity throughout the negotiations over the nuclear deal. (more...)
China sentences 13 Taiwanese nationals for telecom fraud China sentences 13 Taiwanese nationals for telecom fraud
- December 23, 2017

The question of how to deal with Taiwanese arrested overseas has become a sensitive diplomatic issue, with Taipei protesting that suspects should be returned to the self-ruled island, rather than the mainland. The outside world could only believe justice had been done if the case had fully considered all the evidence and gone through proper legal procedure, the council added. (more...)
United Nations welcomes signing of cessation of hostilities agreement in South Sudan United Nations welcomes signing of cessation of hostilities agreement in South Sudan
- December 23, 2017

The war has been fought largely along ethnic lines between forces loyal to Kiir, who is Dinka, and Machar, who is Nuer. The conflict has since mutated from a two-way fight into one involving multiple parties and this has made it harder to find peace. (more...)
Groom in rare cross-border wedding is a drug smuggler Groom in rare cross-border wedding is a drug smuggler
- December 23, 2017

Morones says he plans to meet with San Diego's new Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott to discuss the incident. According to the Union-Tribune report, it may be more hard to arrange further visitations because the initial background check failed to notice that Houston is a drug smuggler, hence the need for a wedding on the border. (more...)
OH governor signs Down syndrome abortion ban OH governor signs Down syndrome abortion ban
- December 23, 2017

It requires the state medical board to revoke a doctor's license if convicted but does not penalize the woman obtaining the procedure. OH is prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, joining two other states with similarly strict legislation. (more...)
Lotte chief gets suspended jail sentence Lotte chief gets suspended jail sentence
- December 23, 2017

A Seoul court on Friday sentenced Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin to 20 months in prison with a two-year suspension for embezzlement and breach of trust. Shin and his son and successor Dong-Bin were also found guilty of giving another son, Dong-joo, and the mistress a total of 50.8 billon won ($47.2 million) in wages from Lotte units in South Korea for whom the two never worked. (more...)
Bamco Inc. NY Sells 12900 Shares of Prologis Inc (PLD)
- December 23, 2017

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) has risen 11.07% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 39.84% the S&P500. Westpac Banking Corp, which manages about $4.54 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ferrari N V by 40,178 shares to 51,610 shares, valued at $5.70 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Lawmakers Frustrated by McCabe Testimony on Trump Dossier, Hillary Lawmakers Frustrated by McCabe Testimony on Trump Dossier, Hillary
- December 23, 2017

While HPSCI staff would not confirm who will be summoned for testimony, all indications point to demoted DOJ official Bruce G. Ohr and FBI General Counsel James A. During an hours-long grilling before the House Judiciary and Oversight committees on Thursday, McCabe supported former FBI Director James Comey's claim that President Trump asked him for an oath of loyalty. (more...)
European Court rules Uber is a cab firm, not a digital service European Court rules Uber is a cab firm, not a digital service
- December 23, 2017

Uber has gained a strong foothold and customer base in most European countries, adapting its multiple services time and again to bend to local rules when faced with legal challenges. Uber can not directly appeal the ruling, although it may pursue parallel legal challenges in other courts, Reuters reported. In France, for example, Uber's low-priced service involving independent, unregulated drivers is banned, but Uber operates a popular ride service involving licensed drivers that competes ... (more...)
US Backs Re-Election of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández US Backs Re-Election of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández
- December 23, 2017

Protests were heavily repressed by security forces across the country, leaving at least 12 dead and hundreds detained. According to the court's official count, Hernandez won with 42.95 percent to 41.42 for Salvador Nasralla, a former sportscaster backed by a left-leaning coalition. (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns emotional at BJP meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns emotional at BJP meet
- December 23, 2017

NCP leader Dhananjay Munde today blamed the Congress for his party going solo in the just-concluded Gujarat polls, but did not rule out an alliance with it for the general elections in 2019. Rahul Gandhi over the last six months has changed his leadership and is coming across as a leader who is confident and is now expressing himself and is connecting to the voter on basic issues. (more...)
Experts Watch-list Companies: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
- December 23, 2017

The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.57 million shares. About 165,202 shares traded. FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) has declined 6.67% since December 22, 2016 and is downtrending. That's a potential 8.9 gain from where (NYSE:MMC) has been trading recently. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of DexCom, Inc. The company had revenue of $3.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.31 billion. (more...)
What Historical Figures Say About This Stock? - Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS)
- December 23, 2017

The company's market cap is $1.93 Billion, and the average volume is 10.28 Million. The average volume was noted at 9.11 million shares while its relative volume was seen at 1.06. EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 0.02. The stock plummeted -16.56 percent over the past month and fell -47.42 percent year-to-date. (GLOW) stock is at $0.30 while that of the 200 day is now reading $0.29, their 5-day, on the other hand, is at $0.33. (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
- December 22, 2017

The institutional investor held 32,784 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.42M, up from 21,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 0 are positive. Foot Locker Inc. had 114 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 21 by Jefferies. (more...)
Fantasy Hockey Breaking News Fantasy Hockey Breaking News
- December 22, 2017

Over is 4-0-2 in the last 6 meetings in New Jersey and home team is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings and over is 3-1-3 in the last 7 meetings. The New York Rangers are looking to move up the Metropolitan standings and have been taking care of business with three straight wins after downing the Anaheim Ducks behind dominant performances at both ends of the ice. (more...)
Partial Relief for Defrauded Borrowers Partial Relief for Defrauded Borrowers
- December 22, 2017

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has ceased processing claims from students of the for-profit schools. The decision prompted immediate backlash from Democrats and consumer advocacy groups, who argue that the department's use of students' earnings fails to take into account how expensive many programs at fraudulent for-profit colleges were. (more...)
Teen YouTube Star Shot Dead After Insulting Mexican Cartel Boss Teen YouTube Star Shot Dead After Insulting Mexican Cartel Boss
- December 23, 2017

Juan Luis Lagunas Rosales was shot up to 15 times as he partied with friends in a bar. More details about Rosales' death are available via The Washington Post . "He opted to make a career as a broken toy of cyberspace, a path he carved out drink by drink and that left him with enemies of flesh and blood", Fernando Mexía, a Univision reporter, wrote in an article titled "The poisoned fame of 'El Pirata'". (more...)
Are spangling Stock Energy Transfer Partners, LP (NYSE:ETP)
- December 23, 2017

Therefore 38% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 30 by Mizuho. "Similarly, the company's CEO WARREN KELCY L on 2017-07-06 Buy 1000000 shares of the company at a price of $20.33". Wolfe Research maintained the shares of ETP in report on Monday, May 15 with "Market Perform" rating. Ticker has price to earnings growth of 3.43, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. (more...)
Adarsh scam: Huge relief for Ashok Chavan Adarsh scam: Huge relief for Ashok Chavan
- December 23, 2017

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao had, in April 2016, had given sanction to prosecute Chavan for cheating and criminal conspiracy in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society case. The CBI case is that a high court order that contains certain observations against Chavan and parts of a two member panel report does constitute fresh "relevant" details. (more...)
2G case judgment speaks for itself: Manmohan Singh 2G case judgment speaks for itself: Manmohan Singh
- December 23, 2017

Pulok Chatterjee's role now becomes crucial. A Raja had justified the changed criteria, as referred to above, but this important issue was not placed before the then hon'ble prime minister at the right time. Justice Saini's verdict clearly indicts the Mamohan Singh PMO and its senior officials Pulok Chatterjee and TKA Nair. Who ordered them to show only a part of Raja's letters to Manmohan Singh, effectively misleading the prime minister, in itself a grave offence? "In the end, I do not ... (more...)

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