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Police searching for suspect after shooting locks down Houston hospital Police searching for suspect after shooting locks down Houston hospital
- February 22, 2017

According to the Twitter account of Chief Art Acevedo , no victims have been located as of this writing, and no shooter has been located inside the Houston hospital as of this time. If at Ben Taub, follow emergency response guidelines of the hospital. A Texas hospital was placed on lockdown and evacuated on Tuesday afternoon after cops received calls of an active shooter - who was reportedly barricaded inside. (more...)
'Logan' Director Says He's Game to Make a Solo X-23 Movie 'Logan' Director Says He's Game to Make a Solo X-23 Movie
- February 21, 2017

That might have been considered more of a risk before Fox's Deadpool earned $783 million worldwide a year ago, sans 2D and without China, on a $58m budget. This is a character I love. For the record, this is an even more grounded adventure than the 2013 outing. Laura as Wolverine in Marvel's comics. (more...)
Shark attack at Cardwell leaves man with serious leg injuries
- February 20, 2017

He has since been listed in critical but stable condition. In Cardwell, Dickson was rushed by helicopter to Cairns Hospital for treatment of his injuries. One of Dickson's friends, who was a former officer in the navy and who had medical training, made and applied the tourniquet credited with saving Dickson's life until he could have emergency surgery. (more...)
White felon bought gun for Dylan Roof-style attack
- February 20, 2017

McDowell has served multiple prison sentences in SC for various criminal offenses. On Jan. 25, McDowell posted a message on Facebook urging people to be a fanatic for the white race and unite to clean up the world. McDowell was already a felon on unrelated charges and had spent time in jail, NBC News reported . This post White Supremacist Arrested For Attempting To Carry Out A Massacre "In The Spirit Of Dylann Roof" first appeared on Vibe. (more...)
Survey of historians: Lincoln still best president
- February 20, 2017

Abraham Lincoln took the top spot, followed by George Washington and Franklin Roosevelt. The 10 categories were public persuasion, crisis leadership, economic management, moral authority, worldwide relations, administrative skills, relations with Congress, vision/setting an agenda, pursued equal justice for all and performance within context of times. (more...)
Critics Say 'The Great Wall' Is 'Meh'
- February 19, 2017

The script by three screenwriters - Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro and Tony Gilroy - is monosyllabic. There's a history here, and it's bad. Chopping off the beast's arm, the two escape arriving at the Great Wall of China. Damon is a huge star, both worldwide and in Hollywood. Some of the appearances have been so artificial and decorative that Chinese critics have dubbed them "flower vases." He's an worldwide star and will bring a sense of credibility to what is essentially a Chinese film to an ... (more...)
South Korea approves arrest of Samsung's leader South Korea approves arrest of Samsung's leader
- February 19, 2017

In return, it's alleged Lee would receive political favors-in particular the payments were to ensure government backing of a merger of two Samsung affiliates in 2015 that helped Lee inherit corporate control from his father, who was incapacitated. (more...)
Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial
- February 18, 2017

However she was ordered to pay a fine because she had civil responsibilty. Cristina's husband, Inaki Urdangarin, was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison on charges of fraud and tax evasion, the authorities said in a statement on their website. (more...)
Former Indianapolis Colts player Trent Richardson arrested on domestic violence charge
- February 18, 2017

Paramedics treated her at the scene and she didn't require any further medical attention. Trent Richardson was arrested on Thursday. According to the report , Richardson was arrested following an incident at the Hyatt Place Hotel and was charged with one count of third-degree domestic violence. (more...)
Abbas: We are still committed to a two-state solution Abbas: We are still committed to a two-state solution
- February 18, 2017

Haley's comments follow remarks on the two-state solution by U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday at a joint White House news conference with visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, today called for a global mobilization at all levels of society to end the Israeli occupation this year. (more...)
'Rise Up' Against Brexit, Tony Blair Tells Pro-EU Brits 'Rise Up' Against Brexit, Tony Blair Tells Pro-EU Brits
- February 18, 2017

He will say he wants to "build support for finding a way out from the present rush over the cliff's edge". "I want to be explicit". Translation: "The British people were deceived about Brexit". We do not argue for Britain in Europe because we are citizens of nowhere. Theresa May stressed the importance of an early deal on European Union citizens' rights after Brexit during talks with French prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve at Number 10. (more...)
Stock to watch: Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) Stock to watch: Deere & Company (NYSE: DE)
- February 18, 2017

The updated forecast implies earnings per share of $4.75 versus $4.40 previously, Jefferies analyst Stephen Volkmann said. The new projection of $1.5 billion is significantly ahead of analysts' consensus estimate of $1.3 billion. Foreign-currency rates are not expected to have a material translation effect on equipment sales for the year or second quarter. Net sales and revenues are projected to increase about 4 percent for fiscal 2017 with net income attributable to Deere & Company of ... (more...)
Boeing's North Charleston plant votes 'NO' on unionization
- February 18, 2017

Teammates at Boeing [NYSE:BA] South Carolina (BSC) have voted to reject the International Association of Machinists' ( IAM ) attempt to unionize the site. Sounding, at times, like lines lifted from his campaign speeches, the President talked about jobs- in the U.S. While rates of membership in unions are depressed throughout the South, just 1.6 percent of workers in SC belong to a union, the least of any state. (more...)
Strongest storm in years to drench Southern California
- February 18, 2017

The city of Duarte, located near the San Gabriel Mountains east of Los Angeles, ordered 180 homes to evacuate today ahead of the storm, and voluntary evacuation orders were issued for Camarillo Springs, reported the Weather Channel . Pasadena cancelled Saturday's annual Black History Month parade, citing public safety concerns including possible lightning strikes. In Northern California, officials monitoring the stricken Oroville Dam on the Feather River said Thursday that they were ... (more...)
White House was warned Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail
- February 17, 2017

USA intelligence agencies and the FBI are conducting multiple investigations to determine the full extent of contacts that President Donald Trump's advisers and associates had with Russian Federation during and after the 2016 campaign, according to four national security officials with knowledge of the matter. (more...)
The Way Wall Street Experts See Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)
- February 17, 2017

The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $12.96. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 139,981,480 shares of the natural resource company's stock valued at $1,520,199,000 after buying an additional 25,806,187 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Syria Again Used Chemical Weapons: HRW
- February 16, 2017

Injuries from the chemical weapons numbered in the hundreds. Inspectors charged with determining who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria have determined that the Syrian government was behind at least three attacks involving chlorine gas in 2014 and 2015 and Islamic State was responsible for at least one involving mustard gas in 2015. (more...)
Jong-nam assassination discussed at high-level ministerial meeting Jong-nam assassination discussed at high-level ministerial meeting
- February 16, 2017

Malaysian authorities, meanwhile, have arrested a suspect in the crime. The assassination plot involving Kim Jong-nam, was discussed at a high-level ministerial meeting here today. But the North Korean spy agency apparently continued searching for an opening to eliminate him. South Korean media say the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia. (more...)
European Parliament approves trade deal with Canada European Parliament approves trade deal with Canada
- February 16, 2017

Supporters claim the pact will be worth £1.3bn (C$2.1bn) a year to Britain alone, in the period before the United Kingdom withdraws from the EU. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, however, welcomed the deal: "Today's vote by the European Parliament is an important milestone in the democratic process of ratification of the agreement reached with Canada and it also allows for its provisional entry into force". (more...)
Race against rain: Water levels drop, 190k remain evacuated at Oroville Dam Race against rain: Water levels drop, 190k remain evacuated at Oroville Dam
- February 15, 2017

At 770 feet (230 meters) high, the structure, built between 1962 and 1968, is the tallest USA dam, exceeding the Hoover Dam by more than 40 feet (12 meters). The warning is in effect until 4:15 p.m. PST on Monday, Feb. 13. Both spillways are to the side of the dam itself, which has not been compromised, engineers said . (more...)
This School District Just Disinvited Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
- February 15, 2017

Both senators opposed DeVos' nomination over the Republican mega-donor's ties to charter schools and voucher programs, which could potentially gut public school programs. After school activities like theater, music, art - that's always the first to go. Someone at the U.S. Education Department, now led by Secretary Betsy DeVos, does, too. (more...)
Merkel presses Tunisian PM on asylum solution
- February 15, 2017

But she also emphasized that: "If you do not accept this voluntary return, we must say we must also do it involuntarily". "The biggest problem for Europe is refugees who go from Libya to Italy", he said , adding that German authorities needed to provide the correct paperwork to be able to send back failed asylum seekers to Tunisia. (more...)
After Meeting Canadian Prime Minister, Trump Talks Of Tweaking NAFTA After Meeting Canadian Prime Minister, Trump Talks Of Tweaking NAFTA
- February 14, 2017

The first daughter (who does not have an official position in the Trump White House) was an active participant in the meeting, and spoke of hoping to collaborate with task force members on confronting the challenges facing women in the workforce today. (more...)
Joe Root raring to go as new England Test captain Joe Root raring to go as new England Test captain
- February 14, 2017

Root has made 4,594 runs for the England since making his debut back in December 2012 - more than any other batsman in that time. Root will be the 80 different man to lead his country in the longest form of the game, just four years on from making his England debut in India. (more...)
Students confused as CBSE releases Date Sheet for Board Exams
- January 11, 2017

JEE Main 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on April 2 and the Biology examination of CBSE class 12 will be conducted on April 5 as per the date sheets released yesterday. Last year, 14,91,371 students had taken the Class 10 exams while 16,67,573 students would take the exam this year. A provision of 3,974 and 3,503 centres has been made for Class X and Class XII respectively. (more...)
Snake grounds Emirates aircraft at Muscat airport Snake grounds Emirates aircraft at Muscat airport
- January 10, 2017

The flight was scheduled to leave Muscat at 10.50am and arrive at Dubai at 11.55am but had to be called off after the snake was discovered. For airline passengers, the movie " Snakes on a Plane " was a horrifying look at what has become a real fear for many. (more...)
George Michael Death Probe: Boyfriend Grilled By Cops! George Michael Death Probe: Boyfriend Grilled By Cops!
- January 08, 2017

Now Flynet Pictures, which has offices in West Malling, has been asked to pass pictures over it took on Christmas Eve as it attempts to piece together the last 24 hours of the Wham! star. In the same issue, Rob Thomas , a huge fan and, later, personal friend of George's, reveals that when he first wrote his Grammy-winning mega-hit "Smooth", he wanted George to sing it. (more...)
Senior PTI leader joins Peoples Party Senior PTI leader joins Peoples Party
- January 08, 2017

Former PTI leader Zubair Khan announced his decision during a press conference at Bilawal House, Karachi . He also addressed a gathering of party local leaders and workers at the residence of Advocate Jehan Bahadar at Danwa village. Senator Ghani demanded an apology from Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Ishaq Dar on amnesty scheme. "Ishaq Dar should apologise to the nation for opposing the amnesty scheme during our rule", he said. (more...)
Bernie Sanders prints out giant poster of Trump tweet - the best memes Bernie Sanders prints out giant poster of Trump tweet - the best memes
- January 08, 2017

Sanders further said that it was his hope that Donald Trump would send out another tweet on Twitter to tell fellow Republican colleagues to stop wasting time. "He said it over and over and over again". He didn't say it in the middle of the night. "This is Donald Trump talking", as he continued to read off Trump tweets opposed to program cuts. (more...)
Durst Judge Won't Budge on Some Witnesses Staying Incognito Durst Judge Won't Budge on Some Witnesses Staying Incognito
- January 08, 2017

Lewin said Durst killed her because she had incriminating information in Kathleen Durst's 1982 disappearance in NY. "The idea that he does not have the wherewithal to intimidate, buy off or attempt to have witnesses killed who possess inculpatory evidence because he is 'old, ' 'frail, ' or in custody, is ludicrous", Lewin said. (more...)
Man at Fort Lauderdale Shooting Says MacBook Saved His Life Man at Fort Lauderdale Shooting Says MacBook Saved His Life
- January 08, 2017

Then someone yelled, "He's got a gun, get down!" A man who witnessed the shooting at a Florida airport narrowly escaped death when his laptop stopped a bullet from hitting his body. The bullet seems to have ripped a hole into the frame of the computer, bending the aluminum in the isolated area around where it struck. "He shot toward my direction ... (more...)
Skier Killed in Glacier National Park Avalanche Identified Skier Killed in Glacier National Park Avalanche Identified
- January 08, 2017

He had been skiing with two companions, who were unharmed. GNP spokeswoman Lauren Alley says the 911 call came in around 3:15 after a skiing companion witnessed the avalanche. Park rangers also mobilized a ground search in the event the air rescue was unsuccessful. Two Bear Air responded to the injured party's location shortly after 4 pm. (more...)
John Kerry: Trump Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Would Cause Mideast 'Explosion' John Kerry: Trump Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Would Cause Mideast 'Explosion'
- January 08, 2017

During the U.S. presidential elections, Trump promised to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided capital" and made a controversial pledge to move the USA embassy to the holy city, the eastern parts of which are claimed by the Palestinians as the capital of their desired state. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Printed Out a Donald Trump Tweet for Senate Meeting Bernie Sanders Printed Out a Donald Trump Tweet for Senate Meeting
- January 07, 2017

Sanders' floor speech came as Senators debated a budget resolution that lays the groundwork for repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the contentious health care law also known as Obamacare. healthcare plan. During his time on the floor, Sanders said Trump's promises on the campaign trail must be given attention. "But if that is not what the case is, if he was honest, then I would hope that tomorrow or maybe today he could send out a tweet and tell his Republican colleagues to stop wasting ... (more...)
President-elect Trump has cordial meeting with Condé Nast editors President-elect Trump has cordial meeting with Condé Nast editors
- January 07, 2017

A spokeswoman for Conde Nast said that the "meeting was off the record and we are not commenting". Trump was joined by Kellyanne Conway, who will be counselor to the president once Trump takes office, and Hope Hicks, who he has tapped as his director of strategic communications. (more...)
So This Is Why Kate Middleton Always Carries a Clutch So This Is Why Kate Middleton Always Carries a Clutch
- January 07, 2017

It features the couple and their two children - Prince George and Princess Charlotte - receiving balloon animals at a children's party that they attended back in September. We know we too racked our brains (a.k.a. Google) trying to find at least one exception, but alas, the clutch is as much a Kate Middleton staple as is her bouncy hair . (more...)
USA military shipment arrives in Germany, ahead of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises
- January 07, 2017

Thousands of USA troops and a wave of armored vehicles are rumbling into Germany in support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. For U.S. Army Europe, the arrival of the heavy brigade is a culmination of a steady build up that commenced in the wake of Russia's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, a move that sparked new security fears in Europe. (more...)
The Man in the High Castle renewed for a third season
- January 06, 2017

Dick alternate history novel which explores the counterfactuals of a scenario in which the Axis Powers won World War II. Amazon has greenlit a third season of its drama The Man in the High Castle and has tapped a replacement for former showrunner Frank Spotnitz . (more...)
'Hyperface' pattern created to help hide you from facial recognition software 'Hyperface' pattern created to help hide you from facial recognition software
- January 06, 2017

Harvey , who melds art with his contention that data collection on the individual is at extreme levels, has come up with a novel way of making sure that facial recognition software can't ascertain who you are. The patterns, which Harvey developed in collaboration with interaction studio Hyphen-Labs , can then be worn to shield off the areas facial recognition systems seek to interpret. (more...)
New GE order makes 737 Max Boeing's fastest-selling plane New GE order makes 737 Max Boeing's fastest-selling plane
- January 06, 2017

The deal is approximately valued at $8.25 billion based on the list price; however, the manufacturer might give out discounts to the conglomerate. The order, booked in December, increases GE Capital Aviation Services' backlog of the popular Boeing model to 170 planes. (more...)

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