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Analysts See $0.49 EPS for Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 5.58M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.65 EPS. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of FITB have appreciated +3.60 - or +13.40%. Institutions own 86.76% of Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB)'s shares. Read More »

Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack

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As NPR's Bill Chappell reported at the time, WannaCry was found to have "lines of code that are identical to work by hackers known as the Lazarus Group, [which has]. He lauded "corporate partners", including Microsoft and Facebook, for acting on their own initiative to disrupt the activity of North Korean hackers. Read More »

German Competition Watchdog Calls Facebook Data Collection 'Abusive'

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These third parties include Facebook-owned services such as WhatsApp and Instagram, but also sites and apps that are less obviously linked to Facebook, often through the "like" button at the bottom of a webpage. "Although we are popular in Germany, we are not dominant", Facebook's head of data protection, Yvonne Cunnane , said in a blog post , according to a Reuters translation . Read More »

Ohio State reportedly takes itself out of Micah Parson's recruitment

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Ohio State has agreed to no longer recruit five-star defensive lineman Micah Parsons after the Buckeyes self-reported a violation involving ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit during an official visit on September 9, ESPN confirmed Tuesday. The Buckeyes have since self-reported the violation. It is permissible to have contact with the former players, but NCAA Bylaws 13.10.1 and 13.10.2.4 state there is no exception that would make it permissible for a prospect to have contact with members of ... Read More »

Pope and Queen to make joint visit to Northern Ireland

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The Archbishop of Dublin expects the government to contribute towards the €20-million cost of the Pope's visit to Ireland next year. However, he has not ruled out a Vatican contribution. He said the visit was a huge undertaking and he wanted families to be able to come to the event without incurring huge costs. He said it is unlikely that Pope Francis would do much outside of the scheduled events for the world meeting of families , which includes a concert in Croke Park, and a mass in the ... Read More »

Church attack perpetrators must be brought to justice: United Nations chief

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Bishop Gnanapragasam's comments to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need came just after he attended funerals of several of the eight people reportedly killed in the blast. "He calls for the perpetrators of the attack to be brought to justice", the statement added. Bethel Memorial, which is located in the city's high-security zone, had been targeted for an attack in the past. Read More »

Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges

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The two other foreigners paraded in front of media are reported to be from Malaysia and the United States, according to the Sydney Morning Herald , and their arrests are believed to be unrelated. As Mr Roberts left the conference, he told reporters customs officers knew he was going to bring "something" into Indonesia, after having been invited in to the country by somebody working with a customs officer. Read More »

US Has 'No Choice' But to Deal With North Korea's Challenge

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It stresses that a global response is needed to address the growing danger of seeing a nuclear-armed North Korea , which could lead to proliferation of the weapons of mass destruction in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. Tillerson said the USA would require Pyongyang to achieve a period of quiet before the United States would engage in talks, clarifying confusion created earlier in the week when he said he would talk without preconditions if North Korea was willing. Read More »

White House takes We the People petition site down for maintenance

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To improve this site's performance, the platform is now down for maintenance and will return in late January. The Trump administration said the platform will be removed at midnight Tuesday and return in late January as a new site. This is noteworthy because the Trump administration has been silent on whether or not it intends to keep up the tradition of responding to petitions that receive over 100,000 signatures. Read More »

Saudi crown prince 'owner of $300 mn French chateau'

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Riedel, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst and author told the NYT . Meanwhile, the ownership of the chateau was reportedly concealed by shell companies in France and Luxembourg. The historic decision of allowing women to drive has been greeted and celebrated with enormous pleasure both inside and outside the Kingdom. The Times reports that, since becoming crown prince in June, he has been on a bid to transform the image of his country, liberalising its social codes to ... Read More »

Parents Arrested in Endangerment Charge

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KTLA reports that on December 14, authorities arrested Vincent Calogerom 38, and Sarah Nilson , 32, after receiving a call at around 4 p.m.in regards to possible child abuse. The couple was arrested on charges of child neglect, child endangerment and being under the influence of controlled substance. ANYONE with information is urged to contact Lancaster's Sheriff Station at 661-948-8466 or Detective Gore at 661-940-3855. Read More »

Democrat leads recount in Virginia House race

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Republican control of Virginia's House of Delegates may be in peril now that a Democratic challenger seems to have won a recount. Democrats swung 15 seats in November to narrow Republicans' margin in the Virginia House to just one vote, as well as winning the governor's, lieutenant governor's and attorney general's races. Read More »

Sarah Palin's son arrested on assault charges

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Sarah Palin's son Track over the weekend. His father told him no because he was allegedly drinking and taking pain medicine, the report says . According to the Los Angeles Times , Sarah Palin called police at 8:30 p.m. This wasn't the first time Track, 28, was arrested on domestic violence charges. Track Palin told police he broke a window, disarmed his father and "put him on the ground", where he "starting hitting Todd in the head". Read More »

Will GOP ignore cost of 'Dreamers' and pass bill?

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Congress is still working on a solution to protect thousands of immigrants who came to this country illegally as children. But then President Obama created the DACA program, which changed everything for Dhalla and almost 800,000 young people like her: she was able to obtain a work permit, which enabled her to buy a home, pay off her student loans and start a small business. Read More »

New guidance on sex education is vital, says Union

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It is seen as out-of-date as it does not address issues like "sexting", online safety and cyberbullying , as well as mental well-being. Education Secretary Justine Greening announced earlier this year sex and relationships lessons would be made compulsory in all of England's schools . Read More »

Panic in NY after shooting at Tonic Bar, Times Square

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Police say that the suspect is at large after fleeing the scene of the shooting outside Tonic, a Times Square bar at around 4 a.m. on December 19. It's believed the victim was partying at the bar before the shooting. The shooting started after some sort of dispute between the victim and another man inside the bar, police said. 'There was no fight or anything like that, ' the witness said. Read More »

U.S. dismisses United Nations resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem decision

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Security Council resolution that would have required the Trump administration to backtrack on its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Resolutions presented to the council require nine votes for adoption, but the United States - along with Britain, China, France and Russian Federation - have the power to veto any measure. Read More »

Hearings to explore elimination of tipped wage

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Cuomo said there are other problems with the current pay structure for tipped workers. In food and service businesses, particularly restaurants, the tipped wage means that workers are given a base pay that's under the standard minimum wage while the difference is made up through tips earned from customers. Read More »

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) Ratios & Quant Scores Under Review

Lvm Capital Management Ltd sold 4,488 shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. Recent price fluctuations for shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG ) have got the investing community taking a second look. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for 94,900 shares. Aimz Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability owns 17,167 shares or 0.86% of their USA portfolio. 440.03 million shares or 0.59% more from 437.45 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Read More »

Imran Khan falls prey to fake news, tweets inaccurate report

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The tweet, which had over 799 retweets and 1,140 likes, was subsequently deleted. "Shashikala, a famous South Indian actress turned politician in India's Tamil Nadu died recently and below her house were discovered gold reserves, jewels, and an illegal stash of money!" The tweet was obviously alluding to Jayalalithaa, but Khan wrote the wrong name and mentioned Jayalalithaa's close confidante instead. Read More »

China slams USA security strategy as 'Cold War mentality'

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The Kremlin dismissed US President Donald Trump's new national security strategy as imperialist, but welcomed Washington's willingness to co-operate in some areas. "We hope the U.S. national security strategy will play a constructive role to promote world peace and stability and contribute to Chinese-U.S. strategic mutual trust in ensuring world peace and security", Hua said at a regular news briefing. Read More »

Coquihalla reopens; four taken to hospital

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Drivers should expect winter road conditions and are "advised to exercise caution, be prepared for potential delays, and consider alternate routes", the ministry of transportation says. DriveBC reports Highway 5 is closed southbound at the Coldwater Interchange and there is no estimated time of opening. There is now no detour available. Read More »

Congress Paid $265K in Sexual Harassment Claims Over Last Decade

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Of the 15 claims in that time period listed by the office, three involve sexual harassment. Newly released statistics show that House lawmakers' offices paid out more than $342,000 in workplace discrimination settlements between 2008 and 2012, including almost $175,000 for eight settlements related to sexual harassment and sex discrimination accusations. Read More »

Banking panel nixes Garrett nomination to lead Export-Import Bank

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But it approved four other nominees to the board, a step that would restore the bank's full lending powers if they are approved by the full Senate. Mr. "And that's what we tried to do in this case", Rounds told NBC News after the vote, which stops the nomination from moving forward. Without the quorum, the bank has been unable to approve deals larger than $10 million, which affects almost all space-related ones, such as commercial satellites and launches. Read More »

Miss Iraq Sent Death Threats Over Selfie With Miss Israel

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Sarah Idan received death threats for posting a selfie with Miss Israel. The Miss Iraq organization issued the first warning, telling her to take it down or she would lose her title. Idan said this was not true. "They threatened to take my title many times". "I have no support whatsoever from the Miss Iraq Organization and our government", she said. Read More »

Sydney man charged with acting as agent for N Korea

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The Sydney-based man, described by authorities as a "loyal agent of North Korea ", was arrested on Saturday and charged with trying to sell missile parts and technology on the black market to raise money for Pyongyang in breach of global sanctions. Read More »

Honeymoon Couple's Baby Rescued in Luxury Hotel Blaze That Killed Two

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He said: "Everyone associated with Cameron House Hotel is still coming to terms with the events of yesterday and we are all hugely conscious that two people tragically lost their lives in the fire". Cameron House's website has posted a notice asking its customers to remain patient, and warning arriving guests that it will be closed for at least two days. Read More »

Two Daycare Workers Charged With Injuring Five Toddlers With Hot Glue Gun

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This allegedly showed Cosme shooting the hot glue gun directly onto the hands and arms of five two- and three-year-olds. A second woman, Susana D. Gonzalez , 27, of the 100 block of North 22nd Avenue in Melrose Park, has been charged with five misdemeanor counts of causing the circumstances of endangering a child, police said. Read More »