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Four killed in Boko Haram ambush of United Nations food convoy in Borno Four killed in Boko Haram ambush of United Nations food convoy in Borno
- December 18, 2017

The Nigerian flag flies in Lagos. The Nigerian Army on Monday denied the killings of civilians in an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents against the World Food Programme (WFP's) trucks on Saturday. A military spokesperson declined to comment. Although a United Nations convoy was last attacked in 2016, Boko Haram has ambushed several security convoys this year often resulting in deaths and abduction. (more...)
Angelina Jolie & Her Kids Get Dressed Up for Black Tie Event! Angelina Jolie & Her Kids Get Dressed Up for Black Tie Event!
- December 18, 2017

Jolie's sons Pax and Knox (aged 14 and 9) sported black suits at the event, while her 11-year-old daughter Shiloh , known for non-gender binary style, sported a tuxedo. She went on to share how it is "being suggested by some people" to consider yourself a global citizen is to "care less for your own country, to be insufficiently patriotic". (more...)
Football Legend, Thierry Henry, Crowned King Of Goals In Nigeria Football Legend, Thierry Henry, Crowned King Of Goals In Nigeria
- December 18, 2017

Speaking at the event where Henry watched an English Premier League match with his fan in Lagos, the Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria, Peter Ndegwa stated that they brought the France born player to celebrate the unique passion for football among fans in Nigeria. (more...)
Clicking 'selfies' - mental disorder, requires medical treatments, says study Clicking 'selfies' - mental disorder, requires medical treatments, says study
- December 18, 2017

The rising trend of clicking selfies has taken the internet by storm for the past few years and now according to a new study conducted in India clicking those selfies is likely a mental disorder which definitely needs medical treatment. "The research suggests if you take six or more selfies per day , you've got it bad, coming in detail that people take selfies to improve their mood, draw attention to themselves, increase their self-confidence and connect with their environment", he said. (more...)
Roper Technologies INC (ROP) Shareholder Natixis Asset Management Has Trimmed Its Holding
- December 18, 2017

The stock increased 3.01% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.56. About 6.79 million shares traded or 300.67% up from the average. The firm's revenue was up 23.7% compared to the same quarter last year. 198,795 are owned by Holland Capital Mgmt Ltd Co. Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $3.79 million activity. $469,940 worth of stock was sold by JOHNSON ROBERT D on Wednesday, August 9. (more...)
Third Point Reinsurance (TPRE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- December 18, 2017

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) has risen 2.77% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Pine Brook Road Advisors Lp decreased its stake in Third Pt Reins Ltd ( TPRE ) by 60.61% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Police Investigating 'Suspicious' Deaths of Billionaire Canadian Couple Police Investigating 'Suspicious' Deaths of Billionaire Canadian Couple
- December 18, 2017

My dear friends Barry and Honey Sherman have been found dead. But as word of Honey and Barry Sherman's deaths spread, neighbors, family members and people who had been touched by the billionaire couple's philanthropy found themselves poring over the final weeks of the Shermans' lives - trying to figure out why investigators had described their deaths with the word " suspicious ". (more...)
Four babies die within two hours at South Korean hospital Four babies die within two hours at South Korean hospital
- December 18, 2017

The newborns died one by one between 9:31 p.m. and 10:53 p.m. on Saturday, a hospital official said during a press conference Sunday. Although KCDC said it would reach a conclusive report after Wednesday, it suspects gram-negative bacteria to be a possible cause based on the latest findings from blood culture tests, reports said. (more...)
Micron Technology (MU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird
- December 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 29.77% the S&P500. Credit Capital Investments Llc increased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (MU) by 5.22% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.91, from 1.92 in 2017Q1. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)
Randy Sanders set to be named ETSU's next head football coach Randy Sanders set to be named ETSU's next head football coach
- December 18, 2017

The former Tennessee quarterback and longtime Vols assistant coach is "expected" to take over the East Tennessee State football program as head coach. Sanders will return to Neyland Stadium in 2018 for the first time since 2012. He succeeds Carl Torbush, who retired on December 8, three years after resurrecting a Buccaneers program that disbanded following the 2003 season. (more...)
Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
- December 18, 2017

The stock increased 0.80% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $28.98. About 914,843 shares traded. Copart, Inc . (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 37.41% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 20% are positive. Bank of America upgraded Copart, Inc . (NASDAQ:CPRT) on Friday, May 27 with "Hold" rating. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $44.0 target. (more...)
What's Propelling Ensco plc (ESV) to Decline So Much?
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $134.53. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $475,177 was made by Molnar Paul on Tuesday, September 19. Credit Suisse Ag, Switzerland-based fund reported 341,842 shares. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $5.73. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Formed Bullish Double Top Chart Pattern; Buyers Could Thrive
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 1.19% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $97.45. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $97.96. The Texas-based Hwg LP has invested 0.01% in AbbVie Inc. SunTrust initiated the shares of ABBV in report on Wednesday, July 22 with "Buy" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, December 8 by Evercore. (more...)
Supreme Court extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31 Supreme Court extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31
- December 17, 2017

THE Supreme Court on Friday extended till March 31 the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes of all ministries and departments of the Centre, states and union territories. Though the petitioners requested for staying the roll out of Aadhaar till the matter is finally decided, the Bench was not keen. Existing bank accounts will have to be linked to Aadhaar numbers by that date. (more...)
Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. Raises Position in US Bancorp (USB)
- December 17, 2017

Bancorp (NYSE: USB ). It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Geode Capital Management Llc, which manages about $254.31B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tenneco Inc (NYSE:TEN) by 115,238 shares to 672,632 shares, valued at $38.90M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR)?
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $82.71. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $10.71 and a fifty-two week high of $65.20. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Bb Biotech Ag holds 2.14% or 1.51M shares. Esperion Therapeutics has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $60.85. (more...)
First flu-related death in Dallas County First flu-related death in Dallas County
- December 17, 2017

In Australia, the outlook was grim. According to the Australian government's Department of Health, the country saw the highest flu levels since 2009, when the swine flu pandemic swept the globe. The agency's charts show that is comparable to, or slightly lower than, the same period in most recent years. The CDC said in its most recent MMWR that health care professionals should continue to recommend influenza vaccine now and throughout the flu season to all unvaccinated patients ages ... (more...)
Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having 'Sexual Interactions' With Deer Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having 'Sexual Interactions' With Deer
- December 17, 2017

The female monkeys were seen preferring male bucks. Their findings published earlier in December in peer-reviewed journal Archives of Sexual Behavior said these interactions were definitely sexual in nature. Another possibility could be that they the females are simply practising sex in safety, rather than risking an interaction with aggressive male monkeys. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) This Week?
- December 17, 2017

The SI to Weatherford International Plc's float is 17.11%. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.36. About 12.36M shares traded. Yakira Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Westar Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.87 billion market cap company. (more...)
S. Africa promises free higher education for poor students S. Africa promises free higher education for poor students
- December 17, 2017

Zuma announced that the threshold to qualify as a poor or working-class student would be raised to a maximum combined family income of R350 000 per annum, an increase from the original R122 000 family income per annum cap. Zuma said that the provision of fully subsidised free education and training would be extended to all current and future poor and working class South African students at all public TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) colleges starting in 2018 and would be ... (more...)