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Taiwan president warns Beijing against 'military aggression'

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The president said air pollution should be a topic for further cross-strait discussion. Beijing in the past referred to the exercises as routine and told Taiwan (and Japan, which also had its airspace buzzed) to "get used to it". On Friday, she warned China not to use military aggression and pledged to amp up defense for Taiwan. Relations between Taipei and Beijing have been tense since Tsai, of the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, became president previous year. Read More »

Someone in Ireland has won €39m on the EuroMillions

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An Irish priest, who is based in Florida but home for Christmas, has won €500,000 in the EuroMillions draw. A spokesperson for EuroMillions said: "There was one victor of the EuroMillions jackpot". There was more celebration when a County Mayo priest was counting his blessings today after winning half a million euro. A lucky Cheshire resident has won a life-changing prize of £1,000,000 in the EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker draw this month. Read More »

Padmavati Should Lose A Letter To Get U/A

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A News18 report suggested that the movie had been given 26 cuts, and will have to run with disclaimers on the practices of sati and the traditional dance ghoomar at the beginning and after the interval. Singh of the Jaipur University, helped CBFC come to this decision. The certificate will be issued once the movie's producers, Bhansali Productions and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, agree to the suggested modifications, the agency said. Read More »

Martha Roby: Tax cuts for the New Year

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He told reporters December 19 that he had pushed to retain local tax deductions and other provisions of the tax code that many Oregonians favored. The wealthiest will gain the most since the top individual tax rate will drop to 37 per cent, a decrease of nearly three percentage points. Read More »

Venezuela's citizens are rioting for pork

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Maduro revealed plans to launch the cryptocurrency backed by the country's oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves earlier this month. Having now upset even his government's most ardent supporters, known as "Chavistas", Maduro blamed the shortage on Portugal, the origin of its latest pork shipments, according to CNN . Read More »

At least three dead after gunman opens fire at Cairo church

As security forces have become more hard to target, it has increasingly attacked civilians instead.The latest attack comes a day after six Egyptian soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in the Sinai. They have long complained of discrimination in the Muslim-majority nation and claim that authorities have often failed to protect them from sectarian attacks. Read More »

Bears handle Wildcats in Big 12 women's basketball opener

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Shaka Smart and Texas are feeling confident as Kansas comes to town, but will that confidence translate into a victory? Still, the Jayhawks might be the best space-and-pace team in basketball. Additionally, the Jayhawks have three other players who are scoring in double figures, including center Udoka Azubuike , who is scoring 15.5 points per game and leading the Jayhawks with 8.0 rebounds per night. Read More »

Hardik invites Nitin Patel to join Congress along with 10 MLAs

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Hardik's statement comes in the wake of reports that Nitin Patel was agitated with the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as he was given "light-weight" portfolios in the new BJP government in Gujarat. But of these, Finance, Petrochemicals and Urban Development and Housing were taken away from him this time, reported IANS . Speaking to DNA, Patel said , "There is nothing wrong in asking for my portfolios back as it is about my self-respect. Read More »

Thousands without power, with warnings of more ice to come

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Abbotsford police also closed Marshall Road between Ware Street and McCallum Road due to the extremely low power lines. Tens of thousands of people in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and pockets of Langley are without power as freezing temperatures force trees and branches to snap under icy conditions. Read More »

Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Williams Companies Inc (WMB)

It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500. Tctc Holdings Llc decreased its stake in Williams Cos Inc Del (WMB) by 79.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The analysts offering 12 month price targets for The Williams Companies, Inc . have a median target of $35, with a high estimate of $39 and a low estimate of $29. Read More »

Agar added to Aussie squad for final Ashes Test

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Agar has played four Tests for Australia since his memorable debut at Trent Bridge in the 2013 Ashes, averaging 32.5 with the bat and 45.55 with the ball. O'Keefe was belatedly called up for the Bangladesh tour after paceman Josh Hazlewood was ruled out of the Chittagong Test with a side strain, but selectors have made no secret of their desire to look to groom a young spinner for the long term. Read More »

Dozens Killed in Bombing at Shiite Center and News Agency in Kabul

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Taliban forces fighting US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan have denied any involvement in the attack. Officials said there appears to have been more than one attacker. UNAMA, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, also put out a statement on Twitter condemning the attack. The Sunni extremists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria view Shiite Muslims as apostates and have repeatedly attacked Afghanistan's Shiite minority and targets linked to ... Read More »

British American Tobacco PLC (NYSE:BTI) Holdings Reduced by Atlantic Trust LLC

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The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,968,375 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,534,056. British American Tobacco p.l.c.is a tobacco and next generation products company. It dived, as 30 investors sold MIC shares while 91 reduced holdings. Umh Pptys Inc (NYSE:UMH) was reduced too. Therefore 75% are positive. Cree Inc. had 51 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Manchester United linked with Juventus star Paulo Dybala

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More recently, The Sun have come up with an exclusive report and claimed that Manchester United made a move worth 70 million pounds and also offered Henrikh Mkhitaryan to sign Dybala from the Old Lady. According to the Daily Star , Jose Mourinho is confident he will be able to lure Dybala to Manchester United. Manchester United are prepared to offer in the region of 70-80 million euros for the Argentina worldwide, but Juventus want more than 165 million euros for the player. Read More »

Associated Banc Corp (ASB) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp

Banc Of California Inc now has $1.01B valuation. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $85.72. About 1.25 million shares traded. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. Alpha One also gave news coverage about Banc of California an impact score of 87 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Read More »

South Korea seizes ship it claims transferred oil to North Korea

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A State Department official later said the USA was aware that "certain vessels have engaged in UN-prohibited activities, including ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum and the transport of coal from North Korea ". Instead of going to Taiwan, however, the vessel transferred the petroleum to a North Korean ship, the Sam Jong 2 , and three other non-North Korean vessels in global waters in the East China Sea, they said. Read More »

IS says it was behind Saint Petersburg supermarket bombing

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The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Friday for a bomb attack Wednesday that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket and wounded 14 people. "I yesterday ordered the FSB director to act within the framework of the law when detaining these bandits of course, but if there is a threat to the life and well-being of our employees.to act decisively, not take any prisoners, and liquidate the bandits on the spot". Read More »

Red Cross: 29 patients evacuated from Damascus suburbs siege

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The last of the 29 evacuations came as rebels attacked a government position at the town of Harasta, along the eastern Ghouta front, and the government resumed its stepped up bombardment of the suburbs. "Too many hospitals have been bombed, have been hit on both sides, hundreds of doctors and nurses have been killed or wounded so what is left in Eastern Ghouta for the 400,000 civilians is not that much". Read More »

Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Q3 2017 Sentiment Change

It has underperformed by 26.44% the S&P500. Advent International Corp increased Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG) stake by 24.53% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$22.86 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$16.65. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 8 by Wood. Read More »

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI)

Allsquare Wealth Limited Com has 0.01% invested in Crown Castle International Corp. About 403,177 shares traded. Motley Fool Wealth Mngmt Llc invested 0.27% in Crown Castle International Corp. It also reduced Ishares Nasdaq Biotechnology Etf (IBB) stake by 59,765 shares and now owns 4,322 shares. Therefore 100% are positive. CIBC reaffirmed a "market perform" rating on shares of Crown Castle International in a report on Monday, October 16th. Read More »

French TV Halts Romantic Drama Inspired By Bataclan Terrorist Attack

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Regardless of what she said about the film, it's clear that those who have lost loved ones to the tragedy may feel their stories are being needlessly exploited in an insensitive way. Perhaps, the public outcry will be enough to make sure that the film won't ever see the light of day. "Two years on our wounds are still wide open, our grief enormous, our lives destroyed", she added. Read More »

Boy, 13, killed, 2 others wounded in Houston shooting

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He said police have contacted the family of the shooter, but declined to confirm the gender of the shooter. "He was a loveable man", said Williams. Initial reports indicated that the suspect killed three people, but Acevedo referred to the incident as an "apparent double murder and suspect suicide". Read More »

State Dept. posts Clinton aide's documents found on Weiner's laptop

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The State Department has released a number of emails from former key Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin that were found on the laptop of her then-husband and disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner . While the newly released emails have been seized on by conservative activists who have always been critical of Clinton's treatment of classified emails as secretary of State, the FBI already said in 2016 that a review of the emails didn't change the bureau's opinion that Clinton shouldn't ... Read More »

Benjamin, Olivia are BC's top baby names in 2017

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Benjamin is out in front so far, according to the Vital Statistics Agency's preliminary statistics from January 1 to December 15, 2017. If the Benjamins maintain their lead, they'll be able to exact revenge on the Lucases, who were previously the frontrunners past year. Read More »

National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint

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Sudanese Member of Parliament Abdel Rahman Saeed thanked the Arab Parliament during his speech for the efforts made to remove his country from the U.S. Regev thanked Silver on Friday for removing the words . Regev's position is starkly at odds with mainstream worldwide opinion and that of the United Nations, which refers to the West Bank and Gaza as occupied . Read More »

Meghan Markle's Sister Hits Back at Prince Harry's Family Remark

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I think together, we had an unbelievable time staying with my brother and sister-in-law and running around with the kids, it's the family she's never had". According to sources, the producers were thinking of casting a rising star and Meghan was seen as that before her relationship with Harry became public. Read More »

Board of Elections reschedules name draw for tied Virginia race

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Yancey ( Newport News ) by a margin of one vote. Republicans could maintain a 51-49 hold on the chamber if Yancey wins or share power 50-50 if Simonds wins. If the board goes ahead with a drawing, the loser could request a second recount. Simonds's lawyers in the lawsuit say the decision of the three judge panel is a "clear legal error", running "contrary to Virginia law" by counting the previously tossed-out ballot in the final tally. Read More »

India to take up Palestine envoy's presence in Hafiz Saeed's rally

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In a late evening statement, MEA spokesperson said tersely, "We are taking up the matter strongly with the Palestinian ambassador in New Delhi and with the Palestinian authorities". The reports of Palestinian envoy sharing the stage with United Nations recognised terrorist come as a shock to India after its had joined the other 127 countries to oppose US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as its capital. Read More »

Wind chill advisory and watch in place

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Though it originally was scheduled to last until noon on Thursday, the National Weather Service extended the advisory to Thursday night as well. "A wind chill advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills". Read More »