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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath questions Karnataka government over beef consumption

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Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said nothing can be expected from the Karnataka government as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah himself gives approval to the consumption of beef, which depicts going against nation's ethics. He claimed that the Congress government wants to use farmer's money during elections and that is the reason it is not taking a firm decision on waiving the loan completely. Read More »

Age limit Bill: We played our part - Opposition MPs tell Ugandans

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After three days of debate, MPs voted overwhelmingly to remove the age limit of 75 for presidential candidates. Two legislators were arrested as they tried to access parliament and serve the speaker with court summons. The vote brought to an end five months of debate, fighting, shouting, heckling and the eventual suspension of six members of the opposition opposed to the lifting of the age limit. Read More »

Neuberger Berman Group LLC Sells 101934 Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD)

The stock increased 0.56% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $160.2. Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) has risen 39.62% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. They expect $0.66 earnings per share, up 34.69% or $0.17 from last year's $0.49 per share. PXD's profit will be $98.70M for 70.81 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Based Tenet looks to sell Conifer business, cut more costs

The stock exchanged hands with 2,618,531 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 3.53M shares. However, if the LITE shares go below $51.46 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. Therefore 45% are positive. Creditors will loan money at a cheaper rate to a profitable company than to an unprofitable one; consequently, profitable companies can use leverage to increase stockholders' equity even more. Read More »

Alcohol level in air at fraternity party registers on Breathalyzer

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Three officer knocked on the door after neighbors complained about noise. Six alleged occupants of the home - Jeffrey Becker, Tristan Ralph, Ashton Acosta, Anthony Santana, Kevin Alkinburg and Matthew Berger - all 20, have been charged with 126 counts of allowing underage possession of alcohol and furnishing alcohol to a minor. Read More »

Gujarat MLAs have criminal cases; 141 crorepatis, says report

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Of these, one MLA from the Congress, six from the BJP and one from the CPM are facing serious criminal cases against them. Every MLA has to give an affidavit about their assets and criminal cases pending on them. It's two of the things that survey pointed out that, the increase in assets and the decrease in the number of criminal cases than in 2012. However, the total wealth of the new members is higher than the wealth of members of 2012 assembly. Read More »

Bihar: Naxals attack railway station, abduct two officials

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Maoist militants have attacked railway station and abducted railway employees in India's eastern state of Bihar, The New Indian Express newspaper reported on Wednesday. The search operation for the kidnaped railway employees us underway, while the militants set on fire a signaling panel, disrupting the railway traffic, the IANS news agency reported. Read More »

European Union bill survives as MPs back Brexit date

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Theresa May is to face a barrage of Brexit questions as the she appears before a Commons committee today (December 20). Politicians are debating the EU Withdrawal Bill for the final time in its current stage this evening, before MPs break up for the Christmas recess. Read More »

Attack on govt: Jacob Thomas gets red card

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Thomas, also the former Director of the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, had earned the status of an anti-graft crusader in Kerala during the previous UDF government. Soon after the speech, the CM ordered a probe by the chief secretary and the report of the probe was submitted to the CM on Tuesday. The comments were "inflammatory in nature and prima facie aimed at exacerbating such feelings, which could have had serious repercussions on law and order and peace along the coast". Read More »

All Shiv Sena candidates in Gujarat polls lose deposit for nominations

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After the BJP's underwhelming win in Gujarat, NDA allies have started flexing their muscles. The Congress increased its tally from 61 seats in 2012 to 77 this time. He claimed they could rope in disgruntled elements in the BJP and leaders of smaller parties like Shetti, who have broken his alliance with the BJP. Read More »

Captrust Financial Advisors Invests $645000 in Schlumberger Limited

Mgmt invested in 5,220 shares. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 26 by Standpoint Research. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of SLB in report on Wednesday, October 25 with "Equal-Weight" rating. It worsened, as 99 investors sold SLB shares while 590 reduced holdings. Barr E S And owns 2.35% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) for 316,933 shares. Read More »

"Australia's Oldest Naval Mystery" Solved After More Than 100 Years

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Australia resolved the oldest mystery in its naval history on Thursday after discovering its first submarine, the HMAS AE1, which disappeared over a century ago, official sources reported Thursday. The area in which AE1 disappeared was notoriously hard to search. She also confirmed that descendants of those lost on the submarine were in the process of being contacted. Read More »

Norwood won't contest results of Atlanta mayoral election

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During this year's race, Norwood led in most of the polls until about a month before the November 7 general election, when Bottoms overtook her. After the recount showed Bottoms winning 46,661 votes to Norwood's 45,840 - a margin of 821 votes - Norwood refused last week to concede, citing potential voting irregularities in some areas of the city. Read More »

How tax overhaul will change California deductions

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Here are some things to know. Except for the lowest rate bracket, the rates are slightly lower and the brackets are generally slightly broader. The tax bill ends these itemized deductions after the end of this year. "What's missing from the GOP tax bill?" Taxpayers don't have to itemize to receive it. Then there's the child tax credit for large families. That's not including billions of dollars in costs resulting from suboptimal economic decisions encouraged by the tax code, or the damage ... Read More »

Animatronic Donald Trump Finally Added to Disney's Hall of Presidents for Reopening

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Naturally, folks on Twitter started mocking the Trump Hall of Presidents statue shortly after its unveiling, both because the statue looks terrifying and because the man it represents is so disgusting in his own ways. "Since that moment, each generation of Americans has taken its place in the defence of our freedom, our flag, and our nation under god". 'These are the achievements of the American spirit-the spirit of a people who fought and died to bring the blessings of liberty to all our ... Read More »

Trump Makes Sure Cabinet Prays Before Meeting

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE told reporters that they were allowed to stay for his prayer with Cabinet secretaries on Wednesday because "you need it more than I do". Read More »

North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs

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It's a worrying development, but that might not be all. North Korea began tests to load anthrax onto intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Japanese newspaper Asahi reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean source. North Korea claims that it now has a functioning nuclear arsenal after its most recent missile test launch in November which saw the launch of a Hwasong-15 ICBM. Read More »

HALEY: US will be 'taking names' during UN vote criticizing Trum

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Trump's decision earlier this month to recognize Jerusalem spurred immediate backlash from Arab and Muslim leaders, who warned that the move would threaten stability and peace in the region. Netanyahu says Jerusalem is Israel's capital regardless of the outcome of Thursday's vote. "America will put our embassy in Jerusalem". So, when we make a decision, at the will of the American ppl, abt where to locate OUR embassy, we don't expect those we've helped to target us. Read More »

Gratifying Stock- AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

Ak Stl Hldg Corp now has $1.79B valuation. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.64. About 5.43M shares traded. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI owned about 0.16% of AK Steel worth $2,821,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Investors having Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) on their watchlists might want to take into consideration the Gross Margin Score of the firm. Read More »

Virginia election board to pick victor of tied race by random draw

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According to state law, the victor will be determined by sheer luck -- a drawing out of film canisters -- that will take place Wednesday at 10 a.m., ET. The victor of that race could also potentially determine which party controls the House of Delegates. All that appeared to be left was the official certification of the vote by three-judge panel on Wednesday. Read More »

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow

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Modi usually comes to Rajya Sabha on Thursdays for a while. The Congress kept up its protests even after Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said that "nobody is going to apologize here" and rejected Congress members' notice for a discussion. Leading the Congress charge was Jyotiraditya Scindia. So, there is no practice of suspending the Question Hour. "What is happening? Why I am not being allowed to speak", Kharge was heard asking. Read More »

GOP Tax Bill Shreds Barack Obamacare

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Republicans' $1.5 trillion tax bill scraps the so-called individual mandate in Obamacare that requires most Americans to have insurance or pay a tax penalty . Millions will still qualify for Medicaid in states that have expanded the program. They pointed to "readily available methods to waive this law, which has never been enforced since its enactment". Read More »

Sarah Sanders Does Not Know if Donald Trump Believes in UFOs

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The Hill piece itself was updated at 11:40 A.M., although it wasn't clear if the headline on the story initially matched the tweet in its inaccuracy. The Democratic National Committee pushed back on Sanders's comments later in the day. "Dear @tedlieu - I don't serve in Congress, but I can read", Sanders said on Twitter. Read More »

Raul Castro to step down in April instead of February

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Cuban state-run media is reporting the current Cuban parliament has made a decision to extend its session up until April. The lawmakers' election of the Council of State posts - including that of its president, who will also be the president of Cuba, replacing Raul Castro - was set for April 19. Read More »

Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Price Target Raised to $50.00 at SunTrust Banks

Oak Ridge Investments LLC now owns 1,087,389 shares of the company's stock worth $37,645,000 after buying an additional 251,233 shares during the last quarter. Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. LNCE's profit will be $39.86M for 30.69 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

WannaCry cyberattack: U.S. says it has evidence North Korea was 'directly responsible'

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Bossert said those responsible for carrying out cyber-attacks against the United States would be held accountable, but he did not mention specific actions Washington was considering taking against Pyongyang. Other governments and private companies agree. The attack is believed to have used a hacking tool, allegedly from the National Security Agency, that was made public by the hacker group "Shadow Brokers" earlier this year. Read More »

United Nations rights chief Zeid tells staff he will not seek reelection

Hussein's term ends in September 2018. "Next year will be the last of my mandate", Zeid said in the email, which was obtained by Foreign Policy . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson further indicated the shift in policy three months into his tenure, when he said the USA should be careful not to let values like human rights create "obstacles" to the pursuit of its interests. Read More »

Nawaz nominates Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan prime minister

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Former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif has appointed his younger brother and Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif as his party's candidate for the post of prime minister in the 2018 general elections. Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurhseed Shah said on Thursday that the nation and not Nawaz Sharif would decide whether the next prime minister would be Shahbaz Sharif or Bilawal Bhutto. Read More »

Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage

Asked directly to confirm that the pay raises were not a result of the tax bill, Gilchrist said, "That is correct". AT&T's plan includes a $1,000 bonus awarded to 200,000 USA employees and a $1 billion investment in the United States. "It is good for our communities, employees and Fifth Third Bank", Fifth Third CEO Greg Carmichael said of the tax bill in a statement. "We want to invest in our most important asset - our people", Carmichael said. Read More »