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Weather warnings issued as Storm Dylan bears down on Ireland Weather warnings issued as Storm Dylan bears down on Ireland
- December 29, 2017

With many of us waking up to conditions of minus 4C, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Leitrim , Cork, Limerick, and Tipperary in particular were told to be on alert. (more...)
Christmas Storm Buries Pennsylvania City Under 5 Feet Of Snow Christmas Storm Buries Pennsylvania City Under 5 Feet Of Snow
- December 29, 2017

Up to a foot more snow is forecast for Erie through Wednesday. During the autumn and early winter, cold air pours over the relatively warm lake waters, picking up moisture and depositing it as snow. Police warned motorists that "roads are unsafe and impassable", with a number of closures reported. State police and the state Department of Transportation are urging people to avoid travel in the area. (more...)
Cong MLA slaps constable, gets back slap Cong MLA slaps constable, gets back slap
- December 29, 2017

To utmost dismay, the woman constable slapped Kumari back infuriating her further. The incident happened on Friday outside the venue of review meeting being conducted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi. The incident reportedly took place on the same day Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was scheduled to visit the state. However, the woman constable has filed a complaint against the Congress legislator. (more...)
BJP Moves Privilege Motion Against Rahul Gandhi For 'Mr Jaitlie' Tweet BJP Moves Privilege Motion Against Rahul Gandhi For 'Mr Jaitlie' Tweet
- December 29, 2017

Addressing a function here to mark the Congress's Foundation Day, he said his party might suffer or lose elections but would not give up truth. He said the formation of the Constitution was one of the most important moments in the history of the nation. (more...)
My statement presented out of context: Saad My statement presented out of context: Saad
- December 29, 2017

The military spokesperson had added earlier the Army is a very disciplined and organized institution and "if this discipline and subordination is not present in the Army, it would not be the best in the world". "If there is any conspiracy, they should come up with evidence", he said. As for the distribution of money to the sit-in participants, he asked the questioner if he thought that the sit-in people were worth Rs1,000. (more...)
Six killed in shooting near Egypt church
- December 29, 2017

Security sources told Egyptian newspaper Masrawy that two attackers were involved in the shooting at the Church of St. Mina. A month later, Islamic State gunmen shot dead about 30 Christians south of Cairo as they travelled to a monastery. (more...)
Baby among 12 dead in 'historic' NY apartment fire Baby among 12 dead in 'historic' NY apartment fire
- December 29, 2017

More people were seriously injured, but officials have not said how many. In a message to New Yorkers, de Blasio said, "Hold your families close and keep those families here in the Bronx in your prayers". "People died on various floors of the apartment [block], ranging in age from one to over 50", he told reporters. "In a department that's certainly no stranger to tragedy, we're shocked at this loss". (more...)
Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign
- December 29, 2017

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he believed Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller will treat him fairly - contrary to what other Republicans legislators have recently contended - and said that the probe "makes the country look very bad". (more...)
Janney Capital Management LLC Sells 20988 Shares of PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)
- December 29, 2017

It has ranged in price between $33.32-$33.89 after having started the session at $33.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.77. About 1.98 million shares traded or 22.19% up from the average. After $0.60 actual earnings per share reported by PulteGroup, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 40.00 % EPS growth. Among 9 analysts covering KAR Auction Services ( NYSE:KAR ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. (more...)
Rand strengthens after Constitutional Court ruling on Zuma Rand strengthens after Constitutional Court ruling on Zuma
- December 29, 2017

The unanimous ruling by the 11-judge court said Zuma had failed to "uphold, defend and respect" the constitution by ignoring the findings of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, whose office is an anti-graft watchdog with a strong constitutional mandate. (more...)
South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North: Seoul South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North: Seoul
- December 29, 2017

The officials said South Korea had shared intelligence with the United States for the detection of the illegal transaction. The Sam Jong 2 was one of four North Korean ships that was blocked from global ports by the UN Security Council on Thursday over suspicions of carrying or transporting goods banned by sanctions targeting Pyongyang's weapons ambitions, diplomats told AFP. (more...)
NC State vs. Arizona State NC State vs. Arizona State
- December 29, 2017

The Aggies defense is about an average of a unit as there was in college football this season. New Mexico State (6-6, 4-4 Sun Belt) earned its bowl bid at the end of the regular season by coming from behind against South Alabama and the city of Las Cruces celebrated like it was 1960 all over again. (more...)
UNSC investigates claims of illegal oil trade between China, North Korea UNSC investigates claims of illegal oil trade between China, North Korea
- December 29, 2017

South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo , citing government sources in Seoul, reported earlier this week that United States satellites had spotted Chinese ships selling oil to North Korean vessels dozens of times since October. The U.N. resolution seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year. "China has applied certain import bans and sanctions, but it could and should do more", he wrote in The New York Times. (more...)
IN boy uses pellet gun to scare off Christmas carjacker IN boy uses pellet gun to scare off Christmas carjacker
- December 29, 2017

Dispatch told officers that the man stole a green Chevrolet SUV nearby after being confronted by a 9-year-old boy armed with a pellet gun inside the Dodge truck. "I wanted to go catch the guy", said Kevin. "Right up here by this church, he got up on the sidewalk over here and got back on the road", Kevin explains. (more...)
Bomb squad responds to manure-filled package sent to Mnuchin's home Bomb squad responds to manure-filled package sent to Mnuchin's home
- December 29, 2017

The gift-wrapped manure was found at 19:40 (03:40 GMT) at the home next to Mr Mnuchin's in Bel-Air, police said . Mnuchin, who KNBC said was not home when the package was discovered, is a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive and Hollywood film financier. (more...)
Florida law prohibits pre-paying 2018 property taxes Florida law prohibits pre-paying 2018 property taxes
- December 29, 2017

The new Republican Tax Reform Code caps state and local deductions at $10,000. But, the IRS put a wrinkle in the process after declaring those prepayments can be deducted only in limited cases. And for those unsure what they "can" or "can't" do, the Mesa County Treasury is also available to help understand the changes and welcomes those in need of information. (more...)
Ministry of Health bans sale, manufacture and use of Shisha in Kenya Ministry of Health bans sale, manufacture and use of Shisha in Kenya
- December 29, 2017

Whereas there is a group of locals who are very excited about the ban, others are not quite thrilled and they have given their views why. The Ministry of Health has banned the sale or use of shisha in Kenya. Kenya's ban comes days after Rwanda became the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking. The highly-toxic substance rich in tobacco is often smoked using a water pipe and has gained popularity at entertainment establishments in the city over the last few months. (more...)
Sister of TV actress dies after horror crash
- December 29, 2017

Annabelle's boyfriend Jordan Brohier paid tribute on Facebook to the "love of my life" after her death was confirmed by relatives. Jessica Falkholt played Hope Morrison in Home and Away for 16 episodes. His son, Shane Whitall, took to Facebook about 12 hours after the crash to post a tribute to his father. "I love you with all my heart dad and will forever miss you you were my hero I don't give a f*** what anyone says you showed me alot in my life more than youl ever know its such a ... (more...)
Real Property Tax Services Office Offers Guidance on Early Payment of Taxes Real Property Tax Services Office Offers Guidance on Early Payment of Taxes
- December 29, 2017

While the invoices for the first half 2018 taxbills won't arrive in mailboxes until early January, the Lucas County Treasurer's office is seeing a surge in property tax prepayments before 2018 in an effort to cash in on a deduction that the coming tax overhaul will limit. (more...)
EPS for First Bancorp (FBNC) Expected At $0.53
- December 29, 2017

The stock decreased 1.49% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $35.72. It has outperformed by 16.14% the S&P500. Russell Investments Group Ltd. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs holds 2,149 shares. Its up 0.86, from 1.63 in 2017Q2. Federated Pa invested in 159,076 shares. 27 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. (more...)

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