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Irish children have best reading skills in EU


Ireland's score of 567 was 15 points higher than in 2011 and just above Northern Ireland's 565. Young French-speaking students in Belgium lag behind their peers elsewhere in the European Union and in the rest of the developed world in reading achievement, according to the results of the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS 2016), released on Tuesday. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group INC (GS) Stake Boosted by Private Wealth Partners Llc

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $125.34. About 3.33M shares traded or 21.80% up from the average. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The holds 0.98% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. "(GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2017" published on November 28, 2017, published: "Goldman Warns That Market Valuations Are at Their Highest Since 1900" on November 29, 2017. Read More »

Canaccord Genuity Raises Rating of Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) To a Buy

The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.2163 during the last trading session, reaching $19.3637. About 366,284 shares traded. It has outperformed by 11.01% the S&P500. Shares might move by more than the index returns during bull markets and fall more than the markets in bear markets. Morgan Stanley stated it has 62.70 million shares or 1.31% of all its holdings. Read More »

Korea Is Coming To Civilization 6


Korea has been a series staple since Civilization III, but this is the first time we've seen this particular leader. This lead to infighting and some outright rebellions. Korea get a unique Seowon building, replacing the regular Campus. The hwacha is an unassuming two-wheeled cart, but this mobile ballista was deadly in the defense of Korea. Read More »

IMD rules out cyclone, predicts heavy rainfall for Odisha


The India Meteorological Department on Sunday forecast that a well-marked low pressure lying over the south-east Bay of Bengal will concentrate and head towards Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coast next week. Meanwhile, fishermen are advised not to venture into sea along and off Odisha coast. Besides, the SRC has asked District Collectors to take necessary measures to protect the paddy in mandis, if any, against rain. Read More »

Plot to kill British Prime Minister May foiled


Both Rahman and Imran were charged with the intention of committing acts of terrorism and are expected to appear in Westminster Magistrates' Court on Wednesday. 10 Downing Street, the prime minister's residence, and to kill May in the ensuing chaos, various media say. Rahman appeared with a co-defendant, 21-year-old Mohammed Imran, from Birmingham, who is also charged with preparing to commit acts of terrorism. Read More »

Police Captain Suspended After Telling Fellow Officer He Had 'White Male Privilege'


The training session aimed to teach them how to interact with transgender members of the community. It was captured on video and provided to Channel 6. "Seriously? I'm asking a legitimate question and I'm getting [unintelligible] white privilege?" The officer who was targeted by Capt. Weber's comment started to yell, calling her assertion "extremely offensive" and threatening to leave. Read More »

Putin announces he is running for president in Russian election


Putin served two terms as president from 2000 to 2008 before becoming the country's prime minister. "I couldn't find a better place and moment for that", he said, to massive applause. "Thank you for your work, for your attitude to the case, for the country", he continued. Just hours earlier, Putin was asked about his political future at a meeting with young volunteers in Moscow . Read More »

How Many T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TROW)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Baker Ellis Asset Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0.04% of its portfolio in T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TROW) for 1.53M shares. It has underperformed by 20.92% the S&P500. Therefore 92% are positive. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Read More »

Raila Odinga swearing-in on course, Salim Lone says


It will help prevent further polarization by giving Kenyans hope for electoral justice that was denied them, under a genuinely independent IEBC. According to the opposition, Raila's swearing in will also give new impetus for the People's Assembly to guide county assemblies in urgently addressing a number of pressing economic and justice issues that will provide material benefits to Kenyans. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Finally Upgrades Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) Stock


Muhlenkamp & Co Inc increased Biogen Idec Inc Com ( BIIB ) stake by 751.5% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Winslow Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Biogen in the 1st quarter valued at about $345,143,000. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More »

Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Coverage Initiated at Goldman Sachs Group

United Cap Advisers Lc accumulated 8,107 shares. Investec Asset Mgmt holds 261,733 shares. Marsh & Mclennan Co Inc now has $43.88 billion valuation. APOG's profit would be $29.78M giving it 11.84 P/E if the $1.04 EPS is correct. Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx reported 98,943 shares stake. 5,221 were accumulated by Zeke Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation. (NYSE:MMC). Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Asset Mgmt holds 34,523 shares. Read More »

Seventh woman accuses Al Franken of trying to kiss her


Senator. "He was between me and the door and he was coming at me to kiss me". As she hastily left the room, she said the onetime "Saturday Night Live" cast member and writer told her: "It's my right as an entertainer". She adds that she had never met Franken before. Lindsay Menz, 33, of Frisco, Texas, told CNN last month she was groped by Franken in 2010 at the Minnesota State Fair. Read More »

Natural disaster in India's Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi


The depth of the natural disaster was 30 km. As per IMD, the epicentre of the quake was Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag, with a Magnitude of 5.5 and depth of 30 km. It occurred at around 8.45 pm. Many people took to Twitter just after the natural disaster was felt by them. However, reports from other parts of the state is awaited. Read More »

Harvey Weinstein's staff gave him erectile drugs, kept 'bibles' on women


Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by more than 100 women. Weinstein coughed up tens of thousands of dollars towards Hillary Clinton's various campaigns for Senate and for the presidency. According to the New York Times , Weinstein's methods included asking C.A.A.'s Bryan Lourd to arrange a meeting with Ronan Farrow, a C.A.A. client who had been working on a bombshell report on Weinstein for NBC and later The New Yorker . Read More »

Beauty giant Coty wins European Court of Justice ruling against online resellers

Therefore, any impairment to that aura of luxury is likely to affect the actual quality of those goods. The CJEU was ruling in a case referred to it by a court in Frankfurt, Germany. The issue is significant in Europe, whose companies account for 70 percent of global luxury good sales. Coty tells its distributors that they can only sell its makeup through their own "electronic shop windows", and can only use a third-party platform if the consumers can't tell that this is happening. Read More »

Dallas County Sheriff to officially run for Texas Governor


Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez will file paperwork this morning to become a candidate for governor in the March Democratic primary. "Like so many hardworking Texans, I know it's tough deciding between buying food, finding a decent place to live, and setting aside money for college tuition". Read More »

Justice Department to clarify bump stock regulations


The review being conducted by the Justice Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will look at whether a rule prohibiting the possession of firearm parts that are used "in converting a weapon into a machine gun" also applies to bump stocks. Read More »

Christmas presents destroyed in UPS facility fire


The trucks were parked near the building when the fire started and a sprinkle system helped control the flames. Officials say ten UPS vehicles, packages, and packaging equipment were damaged in the blaze. "The trucks sustained pretty significant damage, I'm not sure if they were all inoperable but a good many of them were", Fox said. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Fire Marshal, who at last check was still at the scene. Read More »

Mayor-elect Keisha Lance Bottoms talks with CBS46 News


In other races, Felicia Moore defeated Alex Wan to become the next City Council President, while Atlanta City Council Dist. 4 incumbent Cleta Winslow narrowly held on to her seat in a runoff with Jason Dozier. Political analysts have said African-American voters will ultimately determine the outcome, but numerous city's most formidable challenges transcend race. Read More »

Mueller subpoenas bank records in Russian Federation probe


Bloomberg reported that Mueller had issued a subpoena in November to Deutsche Bank , a German lender which Trump has often done business with throughout his career. The federal government spent almost $7 million investigating Russian meddling in the presidential election between May and September, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Read More »

Pope names new area diocesan bishop


The Mass of Installation will be 2pm January 12 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. Bishop-designate Knestout and Monsignor Mark Richard Lane, Diocesan Administrator, will hold a Tuesday morning press conference to discuss the announcement. Read More »

High of 37 today in Longmont with snow expected by Thursday evening


Heavy lake effect snow is possible and travel will be very hard at times, including the morning and evening commute on Wednesday , according to the Weather Service. Low around 23. There will be a 60 percent chance of snow at night. Thursday night , the low will be about 20, with a southwest wind of 3 to 5 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Read More »

House destroyed after explosion in Baltimore


They are now asking residents to shelter in place. Here are more pix of debris, damage from scene at Remoor Rd #Woodlawn . Rostkowski said the single-story home in southwest Baltimore County sustained significant damage, with the explosion moving it off its foundation. Read More »

Stephen Bannon is going back on the radio


Bannon is returning to the show after leaving it 16 months ago to join Trump's presidential campaign as its CEO. Bannon said in a statement that he had always planned to return to radio after he left the White House in August. "Bannon's commitment to the SiriusXM radio platform ensures that the conservative populist icon will have a significant presence across Breitbart's morning and evening drive time programming, as well as on weekends", the release read. Read More »

#EndSARS: Senate Sets Up Committee To Investigate Allegations Against SARS

The Senate yesterday mandated its ad hoc Committee on Review of Security Infrastructure to investigate an alleged human rights abuses being perpetrated by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and report back in three weeks. Misau, a retired police officer said the incidences were not isolated as many people have shared their experiences about SARS on the social media. Members of Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Read More »

Arizona vs. Texas A&M - 12/5/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction


Sophomore redshirt guard Dylan Smith scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half, hitting three 3-pointers and freshman guard Brandon Randolph added 13. Hogg made two free throws with 29.5 seconds remaining before Randolph stretched the lead to three again on two free throws with 27.4 seconds left. Arizona had some growing pains, but Texas A&M wasn't going to overlook this talented roster. Read More »

Spanish court withdraws arrest warrant for former Catalan President Puigdemont


In a surprise move, Supreme Court magistrate Pablo Llarena said on Tuesday that individual warrants don't apply anymore because the alleged crimes were a group action, according to new evidence. The Brussels Public Prosecutor's Office requested the European arrest warrants issued by Spain against former Catalan President Puigdemont and his four former councilors be carried out on November 17. Read More »