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Canada Expels Venezuelan Ambassador Amid Diplomatic Fight Canada Expels Venezuelan Ambassador Amid Diplomatic Fight
- Декабря 27, 2017

Brasilia, Dec 27 Brazil today ordered the top diplomat at Venezuela's embassy, Gerardo Delgado, to leave the country, in retaliation for Caracas booting out the Brazilian ambassador. Temer's rise resulted in Venezuela-Brazil diplomatic ties being briefly frozen. Kowalik was accused of "nagging, constant rude and offensive interference in Venezuela s domestic affairs", according to Delcy Rodriguez, a Venezuelan official who heads a powerful body of Maduro loyalists known as the Constituent ... (more...)
Utah officer rescues boy from frozen pond Utah officer rescues boy from frozen pond
- Декабря 27, 2017

A friend of the boy had run to get help after the 8 year old ran after a dog that had run onto the ice. Sgt. Thompson of the Washington County Sheriff's Office was the first one on the scene, some 130 miles northeast of Las Vegas. But Thompson "made the personal decision", as the sheriff's office put it, to attempt a rescue on his own. "I was in bad shape", he said. "As the ice got thicker, I couldn't break it with my arms and my fists anymore, so I had to jump up on top of the ice, ... (more...)
Latest North Korea Sanctions Seen Unlikely to Hurt Kim's Regime Latest North Korea Sanctions Seen Unlikely to Hurt Kim's Regime
- Декабря 27, 2017

It singled out the United States for criticism, accusing Washington of having orchestrated the move. Russian Federation is ready to act as a mediator between North Korea and the United States if both parties are willing for it to play such a role, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. (more...)
United Nations voting on resolution to condemn US United Nations voting on resolution to condemn US
- Декабря 27, 2017

Trump himself, during a Cabinet meeting Washington on Wednesday, said, "We're watching those votes". President Trump reversed decades of US policy on December 6 when he recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Philippines was the only nation in Asia that voted in favor of the UN Partition Plan for Palestine on November 29, 1947. "We're not going to be taken advantage of any longer". (more...)
UK Navy escorts Russian warship amid strained ties UK Navy escorts Russian warship amid strained ties
- Декабря 27, 2017

Photo issued by the Ministry of Defence of Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans escorting a Russian warship through the North Sea and areas of United Kingdom interest on Christmas Day. British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson said in a statement after the incident that he would "not hesitate in defending our waters or tolerate any form of aggression". (more...)
Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 0.82
- Декабря 27, 2017

Godsey & Gibb Associates who had been investing in Procter & Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $234.68B market cap company. Highlander Capital Mgmt Llc invested in 8,333 shares. Washington reported 43,387 shares stake. Vetr raised shares of Procter & Gamble from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $93.02 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 23rd. (more...)
Pak rejects India's charges on Jadhav-family meet as baseless Pak rejects India's charges on Jadhav-family meet as baseless
- Декабря 27, 2017

Despite a clear agreement that the media would not be allowed close access, Pakistani press was allowed on multiple occasions to "approach family members closely, harass and hector them and hurl false and motivated accusations" about Jadhav, the statement said. (more...)
Singer Joy Villa Files Sexual Assault Complaint Against Former Trump Campaign Manager Singer Joy Villa Files Sexual Assault Complaint Against Former Trump Campaign Manager
- Декабря 27, 2017

The incident allegedly took place at a party at the Trump International Hotel last month. However, after a photo opportunity, she claims Lewandowski smacked her on the butt. "Half-joking, I said, 'I can report you for sexual harassment, '" she said. "It's so disgusting, girl", she said by phone. In March 2016 he was charged with misdemeanor battery for an altercation involving a female reporter after a news conference in Florida. (more...)
People Found Dead in Home Basement At Troy, New York People Found Dead in Home Basement At Troy, New York
- Декабря 27, 2017

DeWolf said the passings "seem suspicious", The ( Albany) Times Union revealed. New York State Police sent investigators, including evidence technicians, computer crime specialists and criminal investigators. State authorities have joined local police in the investigation. Some neighbors told reporters that the apartment in which the deceased individuals were found had recently been rented by two adults and two children. (more...)
Russian Federation forms permanent naval, air bases in Syria Russian Federation forms permanent naval, air bases in Syria
- Декабря 27, 2017

Russia has started forming a permanent grouping of forces at the Tartus naval facility and the Hmeymim airbase in Syria , Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said today at a conference call. Officially dubbed a "material-technical support point" in naval nomenclature, it is not fitted to dock or fix larger ships. The deal will grant Russian warships access to Syrian waters and ports, and allow Russia to keep 11 warships at Tartus, including nuclear vessels. (more...)
$0.57 EPS Expected for Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
- Декабря 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 56.70% the S&P500. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp increased its stake in Starbucks Corp ( SBUX ) by 2.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. lifted its holdings in Starbucks by 12.8% during the 2nd quarter. South Texas Money Management Ltd holds 21,784 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life accumulated 43,778 shares. (more...)
'Gift' to Mnuchin was 'act of political theater,' says man claiming responsibility 'Gift' to Mnuchin was 'act of political theater,' says man claiming responsibility
- Декабря 27, 2017

Helicopter footage shows authorities dismantling the gift-wrapped package and manure spilling out of it. Treasury Secretary nominee, Steven Mnuchin , testifies during his Senate Finance committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (more...)
People Get Jump On Tax Plan By Paying Property Taxes Early People Get Jump On Tax Plan By Paying Property Taxes Early
- Декабря 27, 2017

Cuomo directed the state Department of Taxation and Finance to work with local governments to facilitate early tax collection. Under the old law, taxpayers who itemize could fully deduct all the state, local and property taxes they paid. (more...)
UN Sanctions Against North Korea Will Not Impact Kim Jong Un UN Sanctions Against North Korea Will Not Impact Kim Jong Un
- Декабря 27, 2017

The Treasury Department "is targeting leaders of North Korea's ballistic missile programmes, as part of our maximum pressure campaign to isolate [North Korea] and achieve a fully denuclearised Korean Peninsula", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. (more...)
Environment Canada issues extreme cold warnings for parts of Manitoba Environment Canada issues extreme cold warnings for parts of Manitoba
- Декабря 27, 2017

The warning is issued when the wind chill hits -40 C or below and creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite or hypothermia. Manitobans woke up to a chilly Boxing Day this year with extreme cold warnings across the province. Southern Ontario was largely spared from the extreme cold, save for parts of southwestern Ontario surrounding the Georgian Bay. Forecasters say the temperature is expected to fall to -20C between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. (more...)
Library of Congress Blog Library of Congress Blog
- Декабря 27, 2017

The Library of Congress also noted that many tweets include photos and video and that it has only been collecting text, making some of its collection worthless. The white paper released along with the announcement saying that archived tweets generally "will be thematic and event-based, including events such as elections, or themes of ongoing national interest, e.g. (more...)
GST collections for November dip ₹2538 crore GST collections for November dip ₹2538 crore
- Декабря 27, 2017

The total collection of CGST and SGST for the month of December 2017 (up to 25 December) is Rs23,437 crore and Rs33,138 crore. Six months since the shift to the GST regime, the growth rate of Delhi's tax collection has fallen for the first time in November. (more...)
Push Is On for More Embassies to Move to Jerusalem Push Is On for More Embassies to Move to Jerusalem
- Декабря 27, 2017

Guatemala kept its embassy in Jerusalem until 1980, but, following Israel's decision to annex Jerusalem in 1980 and declare the city to be its united capital, a diplomatic spat ensued with a number of countries, Guatemala among them, which chose to move its embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in protest. (more...)
Virginia House Dems asking court to reconsider decision declaring race a tie Virginia House Dems asking court to reconsider decision declaring race a tie
- Декабря 27, 2017

But when the judges met to certify results the next morning, they were presented with a letter from recount official Kenneth Mallory, chosen by Yancey's team, who said that one of the ballots that went uncounted should have actually been a vote for Yancey. (more...)
Court extends detention for Palestinian teenager who confronted soldiers Court extends detention for Palestinian teenager who confronted soldiers
- Декабря 26, 2017

According to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz , the judges at the Israeli military court, where Al-Tamimi appeared surrounded by 14 policemen and women, said that the Palestinian girl may have obstructed the course of justice. The footage shows Nour and Ahed approaching two Israeli soldiers before shoving, kicking and slapping them while filming on mobile phones. The Tamimi family are at the forefront of regular protests in Nabi Saleh, a frequent scene of demonstrations against Israel's ... (more...)