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'Bomb cyclone' winter storm threatens East Coast with cold, hurricane winds 'Bomb cyclone' winter storm threatens East Coast with cold, hurricane winds
- January 06, 2018

Bomb cyclone is the more popular term. And the bomb cyclone , expected to strike Thursday, will likely dump 6 to 12 inches of snow in New England and hurl 40- to 60-mph gusts. The unusually frigid conditions sweeping Florida led to the closures of Florida State University and Florida A&M University on Wednesday . Authorities said she stepped outside to smoke a cigarette and could have fallen at the shoreline before she succumbed to the cold, CNN affiliate WLUK reported. (more...)
Dakshina Kannada remains on edge after violence erupts following BJP man's death Dakshina Kannada remains on edge after violence erupts following BJP man's death
- January 06, 2018

Rao, a sales executive with a mobile phones distributor, in Mangaluru , about 350km from the Bengaluru, was riding a motorbike at Katipalla when the accused waylaid and assaulted him with a machete between 1.30-2 pm. Prohibitory orders have been imposed in Mangaluru following the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist. Police sources said that acting on the information given by a local resident at Katipalla after Mr. (more...)
Quake rocks San Francisco Bay Area Quake rocks San Francisco Bay Area
- January 06, 2018

Though there were no immediate reports of significant damage, the tremor at 2:39 a.m. was felt as short-duration shaking - typically five seconds or less - around the Bay Area. A few people reported items had fallen off shelves. An estimated 9 million people have felt the rumblings of the quake that hit around 2.39 AM in the early morning. (more...)
Arizona Fires Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez Following Misconduct Allegations Arizona Fires Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez Following Misconduct Allegations
- January 06, 2018

But university officials made a decision to fire Rodriguez because " Arizona Athletics did become aware of information, both before and during the investigation , which caused it to be concerned with the direction and climate of the football program", Robbins and Heeke said. (more...)
Will arrest Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide: CM Will arrest Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide: CM
- January 06, 2018

Mr Bhide, who heads the Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan outfit, said he was willing to face any inquiry in this regard. Both organisations have denied any involvement in the clashes. However, the 85-year-old leader said that he has nothing to do with it. File image of Shri Shiv Pratisthan chief Sambhaji V Bhide. It was followed by protests, thus exposing the simmering caste tensions even as a bandh disrupted life in Mumbai yesterday. (more...)
Search for missing ME clammer will resume Saturday Search for missing ME clammer will resume Saturday
- January 06, 2018

Searchers from the Marine Patrol, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Knox County Sheriff's Office, along with multiple local fire departments and private citizens, began combing the water and shore for Benner late Thursday night. The search will continue in and around the Long Cove area in the coming days as weather permits, according to Department of Marine Resources Spokesman Jeff Nichols. (more...)
TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today
- January 06, 2018

Can now owns 93,837 shares of the construction company's stock worth $1,236,000 after purchasing an additional 7,943 shares during the period. Wedbush maintained the shares of TPH in report on Tuesday, February 21 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Five Gamecocks score in double figures in win over Ole Miss Five Gamecocks score in double figures in win over Ole Miss
- January 06, 2018

Focused on defense: Georgia held Ole Miss to 6-of-26 shooting from behind the 3-point line. South Carolina: The Gamecocks extended their win streak to seven after losing to Notre Dame on November 26 to stay ideal in the SEC and keep pace with No. (more...)
US Treasury Slaps New Sanctions on Four Venezuelan Officials US Treasury Slaps New Sanctions on Four Venezuelan Officials
- January 06, 2018

Venezuela has angrily dismissed the move with its Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, saying the country would never submit to what he called the imperialist and war-mongering forces of the U.S. The others affected by Friday's announcement are Fabio Zavarse Pabon, a division general of the Bolivarian National Guard, and Gerardo Izquierdo Torres, an Army major general who holds other senior positions. (more...)
FEMA alters church policy FEMA alters church policy
- January 06, 2018

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency's ( FEMA ) decision to provide funding for the fix, reconstruction, or replacement of houses of worship through the agency's Public Assistance program, which provides grants for private nonprofit facilities in the wake of disasters. (more...)
Queen of Tips Zubaida Tariq Passed Away Queen of Tips Zubaida Tariq Passed Away
- January 06, 2018

This is Zubaida Apa's last video message that she recorded for her viewers where she is wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year. Tariq's funeral prayers were offered at Sultan Mosque in the city's Defence area after Friday prayers, after which she was buried in the nearby graveyard. (more...)
Iran controlling protests in 'good way', says Hezbollah Iran controlling protests in 'good way', says Hezbollah
- January 06, 2018

The US condemns the deaths of protesters and what the State Department said were more than 1,000 arrests, Nauert said. They are killing people in the streets. The proposed defense budget has increased 40 percent over two years, as Iranian involvement in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon has escalated. As reported by ABC News, Montazeri said that the Central Intelligence Agency official sought help from exiled Iranian groups and was preparing for various scenarios that included protesting the high ... (more...)
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul bombing Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul bombing
- January 06, 2018

The death toll in Kabul's PD9 explosion has risen to 20, while 30 others injured in the blast. Witnesses told RFE/RL that the blast could be heard throughout the capital. It was the third deadly attack claimed by the extremist group in December alone. The security situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate. The deadliest of those happened a week ago when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul, killing 41 people and wounding more than 80 others. (more...)
Sessions to end 'hands-off' policy that allowed pot legalization to flourish Sessions to end 'hands-off' policy that allowed pot legalization to flourish
- January 06, 2018

Other prosecutors, from Alaska and ME, and districts based in Seattle and Portland, said they too would continue their practices, focusing resources on combating violent crime and large-scale drug trafficking. Adults can grow their own pot or buy it from a state-licensed retailer. Heller previous year penned a letter asking Sessions to continue the Obama administration's hands-off approach to marijuana enforcement. (more...)
Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Sold by Focused Investors LLC
- January 06, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board decreased its stake in Wells Fargo Co ( WFC ) by 1.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Glg Ptnrs Lp owns 14,400 shares. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, sixteen have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Blizzard conditions hit New England as massive winter storm travels north Blizzard conditions hit New England as massive winter storm travels north
- January 06, 2018

In Massachusetts, snow is expected to fall at a rate of one to two inches per hour starting early Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker said. North Carolina authorities have reported a third fatality after a man slid off the road in snowy conditions and overturned his vehicle. (more...)
Pliskova comes back from the brink in Brisbane
- January 06, 2018

After falling at the semi-final stage in her previous two attempts - including a loss past year to eventual champion Pliskova - Svitolina recovered from 0-4 down in the first set to win 7-5, 7-5.She mastered the huge Pliskova serve and outhit her Czech opponent from the back of the court. (more...)
Upgrades Stryker (SYK) to Overweight
- January 06, 2018

About 447,594 shares traded. Stryker (NYSE: SYK ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 2 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Hold" on Friday, July 28. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, November 3 by Needham. (more...)
Warrantless phone, laptop searches at the U.S. border hit record levels Warrantless phone, laptop searches at the U.S. border hit record levels
- January 06, 2018

Many travelers have reported being forced to turn over device unlock codes, having their laptop and phone data copied, and more. The CBP also said that it performed 30,200 electronic device searches at the border in 2017. Border agents are still allowed to manually search through devices - which could involve sifting through photos, browsing histories or messages - "with or without suspicion", in what are called basic searches. (more...)
First Bank & Trust Takes $532000 Position in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
- January 06, 2018

Coatue Management Llc who had been investing in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $476.50B market cap company. Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $2.02 million activity. (NYSE:UPS). Boston Family Office Ltd accumulated 5,230 shares. (more...)

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