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Hot Stock to Watch: Halcon Resources Corporation (HK)

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on HK. The stock of Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) earned "Overweight" rating by Capital One on Wednesday, January 25. The stock exchanged hands 5.13 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.82 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $950.35 Million. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Read More »

Marine colonel on temporary duty at CentCom arrested in Polk prostitution sting

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October 14 and offering to pay $80 for sex, according to arrest records cited by the Tampa Bay Times, which broke the story. Seventeen other arrests were made for charges related to prostitution or other offenses. Marine Corp colonel, an Air Force veteran, a retired Florida sheriff's deputy and a retired police officer from Birmingham. The Polk County Sheriff's Office worked with officials from Haines City police, Lakeland police, Lakes Wales police, Winter Haven police and the State ... Read More »

3 dead, 1 injured in Fort Collins shooting near CSU campus

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So far, we have received information that among the three deceased is a female student, and her next of kin have been notified. Police say the suspected shooter was known to at least one of the victims. Three people are dead in Fort Collins after an overnight shooting that involved four people. Police are not looking for any suspects and say there's no threat to the community. Read More »

North Korea Warns Of 'Unimaginable Strike' On United States

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U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials are prepared for North Korea to launch its next missile, a provocation that would again raise tensions. The Pentagon has deployed the USS Ronald Reagan nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and two destroyers, among other ships, for these maneuvers ending October 20. Read More »

Second day of jury selection begins in trial of murdered officer

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Thursday's decision comes after Boys stunned the courtroom during jury selection Wednesday when he defecated into a napkin and smeared it onto his face and mouth. She also warned that Boys could be barred from his own trial. Afterwards, two Orleans deputies stood at attention over him as he sat in the courtroom of Criminal District Court Judge Karen Herman's with shackles around his hands and ankles. Read More »

President Trump Sends $25000 Check to Gold Star Family

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In Trump's case, during a phone call in June, Chris Baldridge complained to the president that only his ex-wife would receive the military survivor benefits after their son, Army Sgt. La David Johnson's mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the congresswoman's account was correct. "Yes the statement is true", she said. Read More »

Mike Ashley 'inundated' with interest after putting Newcastle up for sale

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The lawyer acting for Mike Ashley on the potential sale of Newcastle United , reported to be having the lengthy task of separating "time-wasters from genuine candidates". 'To give an incoming owner the maximum possible flexibility to make meaningful investment in the club, including in its playing squad, the sale process will give interested parties the opportunity of deferring substantial payments. Read More »

Governor of Puerto Rico wants 'equal treatment' from Trump

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Four weeks after the hurricane struck Puerto Rico, 22 percent of the island's residents have electricity and 72 percent have access to drinkable water, according to a website set up by the USA commonwealth tracking recovery efforts. "We're not eating well", said 28-year-old maintenance worker Pedro Lopez as he took a break from cleaning a damaged apartment complex. "The problem for Puerto Rico and Florida and Texas is the package is not structured in a way that actually helps us entirely". Read More »

OTAN se le planta a Trump: Rechaza ofensiva contra Corea del Norte

Sin embargo, desde ABC News aclaran que los misiles de largo alcance "tardan días en prepararse para el lanzamiento, lo que les da tiempo a los enemigos para prepararse y posiblemente interrumpirlos" y advierten: "Antes de comenzar a aprender español, recuerde que la mayor parte de la capacidad de misiles de largo alcance del régimen sigue sin probarse". Read More »

Another warm winter forecast for swath of US

NOAA says that one of the biggest factors this winter will be the emergence of La Nina, a cooling of the waters in the Pacific Ocean off of South America. Elsewhere, drought could develop across scattered areas of the South, mainly in regions that missed the rainfall associated with the active 2017 hurricane season. Read More »

Michele Marsh dead at 63: Former anchor at WCBS and WNBC

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Marsh was one of several women - Carol Jenkins, Pia Lindstrom, Carol Martin and Melba Tolliver were the others - who had by 1980 swept into anchor positions at all five of the NY stations that had late-night news programs. During her career in NYC, she co-anchored with Rolland Smith, Jim Jensen, Ernie Anastos and John Johnson. Marsh was said to have become a part of a group of female anchors who challenged the all male-dominated industry around the late 1970s and in the early 1980s. Read More »

Storm Brian named after Atlantic weather bomb forms

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A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued across the region, valid from 3pm to midnight. "We're looking at gusts in excess of 50mph winds in the warning area but with gusts of up to 80mph on the coast". Offaly is on storm alert again as Met Éireann issues a national weather advisory for the entire country ahead of Storm Brian. Hurricane Ophelia was named by the National Hurricane Centre in the United States, so does not follow the same pattern. Read More »

NY Times: Ohio GOP Rep. Tiberi Expected to Resign

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Tiberi was in the running to chair the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee in 2015 but lost to Rep. Kevin Brady. COLUMBUS, Ohio-News of Columbus-area U.S. A Republican House member from OH is resigning and will leave Congress by January 31. And yet, he's leaving anyway, apparently because he believes he can do more working with a state-based business lobbying group. Read More »

Four British Christian missionaries kidnapped in Nigeria

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But he added: "We are following up on a lead with the arrest of four persons in connection with the incident". "I can assure that we are on the heels of the abductors". British missionaries first came to southern Nigeria a century ago, spreading Christianity and setting up many schools that remain in operation today. Read More »

Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino: 'I've already been vindicated'

Pitino instead squandered that opportunity Wednesday night by striking a combative tone and placing blame on others for the mistakes that led to his firing. Pitino was officially fired by Louisville after having been placed on leave, despite the fact that he was the nation's highest-paid coach. ESPN promo for SportsCenter interview with Rick Pitino . Read More »

George W. Bush Takes Veiled Shots At Trump: 'Bigotry Seems Emboldened'

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Bush also said that public confidence in the country's institutions has declined in recent decades, and warned against "a new era of cyber threats" including Russia's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election. "America is not immune from these trends", warned Bush, who noted that public confidence in USA institutions has declined in recent decades and discontent has "deepened and sharpened" partisan conflicts. Read More »

Massive Fire Raging at Chevron Refinery in El Segundo

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No injuries were reported. Vista Del Mar is closed between 45th Street and Grand Avenue, said the El Segundo Police Department. Police advised nearby residents to stay indoors and close their doors and windows. Chevron has its own fire department on the property and those firefighters were the first on the scene. A fire that erupted at the West Coast's largest oil refinery threatened storage tanks and sent huge flames into the sky and black smoke across neighborhoods before crews quickly ... Read More »

Great Shakeout quake drill happening at 10:19 am

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Teachers said they ask students to duck under their desks, cover their necks and hold on to something near the ground. Are you taking part in the Great Shakeout Thursday? Drop , Cover , and Hold this Thurs. Emergency Management officials in Augusta and SC are encouraging residents to prepare for the Great Shakeout. According to the USGS, some 2,000 people would die, tens of thousands would be injured and more than $200 billion in damage would result from a magnitude-7.8 or larger ... Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency bomb sniffing puppy retires after losing interest in searching for explosives

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Unfortunately for Lola, no amount of extra attention was enough to keep her on task and, after just a few weeks, it became apparent to America's intelligence service that the bomb-sniffing life was not for Lulu. The agency has an entire section on this year's recruits (the agency's first all-female class), which features their bios and details how they're selected for the coveted K9 jobs. Read More »

Senators To Propose New Regulations For Political Ads Online

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In the final weeks of the 2016 election campaign, voters in swing states including Nevada and North Carolina saw ads appear in their Facebook feeds and on Google, websites touting a pair of controversial faux-tourism videos, showing France and Germany overrun by Sharia law. Read More »

Election official flees from Kenya

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The protest in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu city came shortly after a top Kenya election official resigned, saying the vote just eight days away "cannot meet the basic expectations of a credible election". "Commissioner Roselyne Akombe's resignation was followed by an admission by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati that credible elections next week were in doubt", reported the daily. Read More »

Former cop convicted in racially motivated killing

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Both the prosecution and defense focused their closing arguments on the testimony of Jeremey Lake's younger brother - who was 13 at the time of the shooting - and watched the shooting happen from the porch. Although they couldn't decide on the murder charge, jurors in the first trial convicted Kepler of recklessly using his firearm. Three previous trials over the past year failed to reach verdicts on murder charges, with frustration over the resulting mistrials leading to criticism that the ... Read More »

Melania Trump's Inaugural Gown to be Displayed at Smithsonian

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The "proof" people use to suggest Melania has a body double include a similar-looking "secret service agent" and US President Donald Trump's alleged slip-ups regarding his wife's whereabouts. A weird social media debate has raged overnight after a theory that Melania Trump was using a body double went viral. Others seem convinced. "Wow, that is totally not her- look at that harsh contour on her nose, I've studied her face totally doesn't look like her to me", a commenter wrote. Read More »

USA confirms Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Pakistan

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Viewing India as a key partner in the face of negative Chinese influence in Asia, Tillerson said the United States had begun to discuss creating alternatives to Chinese infrastructure financing in Asia. "India is a partner for peace in Afghanistan and we welcome their assistance efforts", he stated. "We expect Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorist groups based there that threaten its own people and the broader region", he said, adding that in doing so, "Pakistan furthers peace ... Read More »

Trump 'insensitive' to soldier's widow, lawmaker says

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The slain soldier, Sgt La David T Johnson, was one of four soldiers gunned down on the border of Niger and Mali on October 4. On Tuesday night the news broke that Trump had told Johnson's widow, Myeshia Johnson , that "He knew what he was signing up for, but I guess it hurts anyway". Read More »

YumEarth Organic Candy Corn Brings About Smiles for Halloween

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Up in Alaska, they enjoy Twix the most, while IL goes for Sour Patch Kids. Candy corn is vile and is best relegated to the bottom of a dumpster rather than the bottom of a trick or treater's bag. But to have it be your FAVORITE? Why would you ever put that candy above anything? For example, from the data, it appears that the ever-divisive candy corn was the top-selling candy in six states, however Starburst is the most purchased candy overall -partially thanks to Texas, a very big state ... Read More »

Flop yatra exposed double standards of BJP: Pinarayi slams Shah

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Alleging their statements as the breach of federal policies, CM Pinarayi asked, "What debate Amit Shah intends to do without being ready to end such wrong moves". He also praised National media for realizing the fact that Kerala is not ready for BJP and that it now has no place in Kerala. Over the last fortnight, the BJP has held the Chief Minister "directly responsible" for the murder of BJP and RSS workers in Kerala particularly his home town Kannur, the epicentre of political violence ... Read More »