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Lebanon's political crisis over, says President Michel Aoun Lebanon's political crisis over, says President Michel Aoun
- December 03, 2017

Aoun met with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who told the President that his government will "organize a special conference to support the Lebanese armed forces, and is in the process of making the necessary contacts to ensure this conference's success". (more...)
Sphinx from 90-year-old film set unearthed in California Sphinx from 90-year-old film set unearthed in California
- December 03, 2017

Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for Cecil B. Some thought the reasoning was that the props were too expensive to move and too valuable to leave for other filmmakers to potentially scoop up. This new sphinx head is the second sphinx to be discovered since excavations began. (more...)
Protesters gather outside NYC restaurant hosting Trump Protesters gather outside NYC restaurant hosting Trump
- December 03, 2017

Activists outside the restaurant said they were angry in part about a tax bill supported by the president. Trump called it "the largest tax decrease in the history of our country, by far". Trump is attended several GOP events across the Big Apple just hours after Republicans pushed a almost $1.5 trillion tax bill through the Senate. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., was the only lawmaker to cross party lines, joining the Democrats in opposition. (more...)
Killed In Borno Boko Haram Attack Killed In Borno Boko Haram Attack
- December 03, 2017

Biu Local Government Area of Borno state is one of the seven councils which Boko Haram elements could not infiltrate or capture in the wake of the insurgency war. In August 2015, a suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a market in a nearby village. Despite increased military success in the fight to dislodge Boko Haram, the group continues to launch deadly attacks in the country. (more...)
Accenture plc (ACN) Analysts See $1.66 EPS
- December 03, 2017

It has underperformed by 33.21% the S&P500. Coldstream Capital Management Inc increased Accenture Plc Ireland ( ACN ) stake by 28.81% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The company has market cap of $50.79 million. It operates through two divisions, DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. The firm operates kidney dialysis centers and provides related lab services in outpatient dialysis centers. (more...)
Akron Zips fall to Toledo Rockets in 2017 MAC Championship Game Akron Zips fall to Toledo Rockets in 2017 MAC Championship Game
- December 03, 2017

It was total domination for Toledo, 38-0, before the Zips finally scored with 30 seconds to play in the third quarter, as UT tailback Terry Swanson aided the 565-yards of offense for the Rockets, gaining 180 yards and 2 TD on the ground. With Woodson still at quarterback, the Zips got a 20-yard touchdown pass to tight end Kobi Booker. The Zips had a touchdown wiped off the board because of an illegal formation penalty, and when it attempted a 42-yard field goal, Toledo's Nate Childress ... (more...)
Trump donates third-quarter salary to HHS Trump donates third-quarter salary to HHS
- December 02, 2017

Hargan also noted that both he and the president have been personally affected by addiction: Trump's older brother Fred Trump suffered from alcoholism for much of his life; Hargan told reporters he has a family member who was addicted to opioids. (more...)
Canadian judge suspends Quebec burka ban Canadian judge suspends Quebec burka ban
- December 02, 2017

The law was challenged in court by a coalition of Muslims and civil rights advocates and a Quebec woman who wears a niqab, a dress covering her entire face except for the eyes. Quebec's Liberal government is defending the law in court, saying it does not discriminate against Muslim women and is necessary for reasons of security, identification and communication. (more...)
Microsoft offers Rs 1.4 crore package to IIT students Microsoft offers Rs 1.4 crore package to IIT students
- December 02, 2017

Earlier Economic Times had reported that Microsoft would be visiting IIT campuses this year for recruitment and may offer close to Rs. 1.39 crore package for jobs at its Redmond headquarters. He however did not divulge the highest pay package offered at the institute so far. Microsoft, Uber, cloud data management firm Rubrik and employment search engine Indeed made the nine global offers. (more...)
US Supreme Court to consider challenge of sports-betting ban US Supreme Court to consider challenge of sports-betting ban
- December 02, 2017

Since the PASPA was passed, casinos have sprouted in almost every state in the U.S., Americans' opinions on gambling have softened considerably, and some sports leagues that had distanced themselves from wagering on their contests have modified their stances. (more...)
Is US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Now a Sell? Merrill Lynch Downgrades Stock
- December 02, 2017

About 4.63M shares traded. U.S. Bancorp presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $54.20. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Phocas Fin Corp has 2,099 shares. (more...)
FINAL: Volleyball sweeps Missouri State in first round of NCAA tournament FINAL: Volleyball sweeps Missouri State in first round of NCAA tournament
- December 02, 2017

Lexis Peterson blasted a hard cross-court kill that the Owls had no shot at returning to give the Chargers a 25-14 win. "This is the last stepping stone and we fell short, but I am still very proud as we look at the big picture here". The Cougars also fired off six service aces to keep the Eagles off balance. "I'm extremely proud of this team", Barbaro said. "I think it's definitely great to win the set (like that), but it's much worse to lose it". (more...)
How Many Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- December 02, 2017

Superior Energy Services, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.33 for the September 2017 versus -$0.73 in the same quarter past year, representing -55% growth. Shares of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) traded down -5.56% in the last session while performance was up 135.84% in the last five days. The stock had a trading volume of 3,431,853 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,012,418. (more...)
Day 2 Of Testimony Gets Personal In The Irene Garza Murder Trial Day 2 Of Testimony Gets Personal In The Irene Garza Murder Trial
- December 02, 2017

He was a visiting priest. One of the witnesses, Darrel Davis, a local attorney who at the time of the murder was a TV reporter, testified that he was told by the district attorney that a deal was made with Feit. Her body was found in a canal five days later. Father Joseph O'Brien, also told investigators Feit had confessed to the murder, police said. Garza's godsister told jurors of the night the woman she idolized did not come home from her evening confession, and the Irish pastor who ... (more...)
Rottamazione, spesometro, bollette: ecco il decreto fiscale Rottamazione, spesometro, bollette: ecco il decreto fiscale
- December 02, 2017

Anche le sanzioni, sono state raddoppiate: ora si va da un minimo di 240.000 euro a un massimo di 5 milioni. Tra le misure che ieri hanno avuto il via libera definitivo c'è anche quella particolarmente discussa sull'uscita autonoma da scuola degli under 14 che è ormai definita per legge; i genitori per far salire i ragazzini sullo scuolabus o lasciarli tornare a casa senza un accompagnatore basterà che firmino un'apposita autorizzazione. (more...)
First US birth for woman with transplanted uterus occurs in Texas First US birth for woman with transplanted uterus occurs in Texas
- December 02, 2017

However, the nation's first such transplant failed due to a fungal infection that compromised blood flow to the uterus. The birth of the healthy baby, whose birth date, sex and weight were not disclosed, was confirmed by a spokesman for the Baylor University Medical Center . (more...)
Number of HIV/AIDS cases in ND climbs Number of HIV/AIDS cases in ND climbs
- December 02, 2017

She cautioned against concentrating on only areas where the disease's prevalence rate was high and said, any neglect of places known to have low prevalence rate could unravel the gains made. "Of this number, 38,257 are eligible for treatment, while 28,000 are now accessing the life-saving Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARV), which is 73% coverage in treatment.", he said, stating that "Delta State HIV prevalence rate now stands at 3.6% (among Ante-natal surveys), while the survey among the general ... (more...)
Foundation Medicine gets nod from FDA and Medicare for cancer test Foundation Medicine gets nod from FDA and Medicare for cancer test
- December 02, 2017

Federal regulators Thursday approved a diagnostic test by Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine Inc. that company leaders say will enable them to sequence the DNA of different cancer tumors to tailor treatments. The test, known as FoundationOne CDx, is only the second diagnostic test to receive coordinated regulatory approval from the two agencies under the Parallel Review Program, which facilitates earlier access to innovative medical technologies for Medicare beneficiaries. (more...)
Pre-cut fruit linked to Salmonella outbreak, State Health Department says Pre-cut fruit linked to Salmonella outbreak, State Health Department says
- December 02, 2017

Lab results identified Salmonella Newport as the cause. None of the OR cases were hospitalized. Eighteen people in Washington and OR have been diagnosed with Salmonella after eating pre-cut fruit purchased from local grocery stores, prompting a review by state and federal health authorities. (more...)
England's Stokes signs up for Canterbury England's Stokes signs up for Canterbury
- December 02, 2017

Without the investigation being closed or moving forward, he won't be able to play for England. European Central Bank director Andrew Strauss insisted England's players are not "thugs" and confirmed Bairstow will face no disciplinary action over the incident, while Woakes insisted the team are capable of maintaining their professionalism without governance. (more...)