• Appeals court denies request for stay in transgender military ban case
Appeals court denies request for stay in transgender military ban case

A US appeals court on Friday said President Donald Trump's hotly contested travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries should not be applied to people with strong USA ties. Restrictions vary, but in most cases travelers from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, North Korea and Venezuela will be barred from working, stu...

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  • Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) Holdings Trimmed by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc
Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) Holdings Trimmed by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc

Pictet Asset Management Ltd, which manages about $35.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bemis Inc (NYSE:BMS) by 71,000 shares to 1,300 shares, valued at $59,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Limited accumulated 11,588 shares. Old Mutual Global (Uk) reported 0.27% stake. Partners Ltd Liability...

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  • For happier holidays, DUI patrols are out
For happier holidays, DUI patrols are out

As part of the holiday enforcement campaign period, police, sheriff and the CHP will be deploying DUI checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols during the 18-day DUI crackdown throughout the region. Police regularly announce the checkpoints in advance because this has a deterrent effect on people who might drink or take drugs and then drive. "Before y...

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  • Birmingham, England, to host Commonwealth Games in 2022
Birmingham, England, to host Commonwealth Games in 2022

Due to the absence of shooting from the CWG programme, it is likely that the CGF might include cricket at the Commonwealth Games in 2022. "The vast majority of the Games venues are in place and with extensive experience in the United Kingdom of hosting successful major events, including Manchester 2002, London 2012 and Glasgow 2014, the CGF looks...

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  • President Trump signs tax overhaul, Obamacare mandate repeal into law
President Trump signs tax overhaul, Obamacare mandate repeal into law

It is the first major overhaul of the nation's tax laws since 1986, but far from the largest tax cuts in American history as the president claims. During the signing, Trump spoke at length and thanked Republicans in Congress for getting the legislation to his desk and predicting it would help the economy.

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  • Gov't defends abstention from United Nations vote on Jerusalem
Gov't defends abstention from United Nations vote on Jerusalem

The statement, therefore, said the vote against the United States (US) by the United Nation's General Assembly was a farce. The decision came as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in Riyadh on Thursday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and discussed the need to "intensify practical efforts to ensure the legitimate rights of the b...

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  • All significant California wildfire evacuation orders lifted
All significant California wildfire evacuation orders lifted

All firefighters from OR are now back home, now that containment on the Thomas Fire in California is improving. The latest round of winds was caused by the passage of a cold front into the area overnight. But Childers warned that the expected winds would likely kick up a lot of ash, leading to visibility problems for motorists and a resurgence ...

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  • Snow Day! Many closing and delays announced in advance of storm
Snow Day! Many closing and delays announced in advance of storm

Dylan has already dumped 40 inches of snow in Montana's Glacier National Park. "The greatest current risk is associated with the icing Saturday , as small changes to temperature and storm track can have an enormous effect on this type of weather event's impact", Alex O'Meara, a spokesman for Unitil in New Hampshire, said Friday .

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  • 8.8 million enroll on federal health insurance exchange
8.8 million enroll on federal health insurance exchange

This open enrollment period successfully realigned the Exchange with standard employer and Medicare open enrollment periods and with the calendar year, which offers a single effective date for coverage-January 1st, 2018-for all of the individuals and families who signed up for coverage.

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  • Yamana Gold (YRI) Stock Price Up 4.4%
Yamana Gold (YRI) Stock Price Up 4.4%

The Average True Range (ATR) is also a measure of volatility is now sitting at 0.08. Twitter, Inc. (TWTR ) stock directed 46.66% toward a higher level throughout a year ago and swapped 14.49% toward a strong spot during past one month. Support is likely to come between $25.92 a share to $25.66 a share level. Tesla, Inc. (TSLA ) closed the Wed...

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  • AG: Senator can't also be lieutenant governor
AG: Senator can't also be lieutenant governor

Republican leaders in both the House and the Senate put out a letter on Friday asking Gov. Mark Dayton for a special session to arrange for a Democrat to become Lt. But Republicans now hold a one-seat majority in the Minnesota Senate. If she can't hold both jobs the partisan breakdown would be tied. But Senate Democrats and the attorney general s...

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  • Goldman Sachs Group Initiates Coverage on Santander Consumer USA (NYSE:SC)
Goldman Sachs Group Initiates Coverage on Santander Consumer USA (NYSE:SC)

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.0325 during the last trading session, reaching $22.4875. The first trade took place at $18.4 and the stock went up 1.31% to attain the closing price of $18.52. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. Stock's free cash flow yield, which represents the amount of cash available to investors before dividends, expressed as a pe...

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  • US House votes to avert shutdown; Senate debate next
US House votes to avert shutdown; Senate debate next

The bill heads off a partial government shutdown this weekend, and is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump on Friday. Democrats had initially pressed for adding their priorities to the measure, but once rebuffed on immigration they worked to keep the bill mostly free of add-ons, figuring that they'll hold greater leverage next month....

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  • 'Defiance': an outpour of solidarity with Ahd Tamimi
'Defiance': an outpour of solidarity with Ahd Tamimi

A fourth, the father, Bassem, has been summoned by the police for interrogation on Thursday. Though the video has been hailed by Tamimi's supporters as a fearless act in the struggle of the Palestinian people, the viral video has also been used by pro-Israel voices who instead saw the clash as a display of "IDF restraint and professionalism", the...

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  • Rupani elected BJP legislature party chief
Rupani elected BJP legislature party chief

Rupani and his ministers had tendered in their resignations to Governor O P Kohli on Thursday, following the dissolution of the legislative assembly. He said since there was no alternative suggested by elected MLAs, the proposal put forward by BJP leader Bhupendrasinh Chudasama was supported by everyone.

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  • Chinese Court Convicts 44 Taiwanese Nationals in Telecom Fraud Scheme
Chinese Court Convicts 44 Taiwanese Nationals in Telecom Fraud Scheme

Unlike in China, where the legal system is controlled by the ruling Communist Party, democratic Taiwan has an independent judiciary. The most recent incursion of China's Liberation Army took place on Monday when a Chinese aircraft flew back to its base via the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait, which prompted Taiwan's National Defense Minister Feng...

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  • Warring groups agree ceasefire for Christmas
Warring groups agree ceasefire for Christmas

The fighting has left tens of thousands dead, displaced about a quarter of the population and left the oil-dependent economy moribund. Representatives of Kiir and Machar were both present at the signing. I'm the only person now to take care of these children. The demand came amidst negotiations between South Sudan's political stakeholders, in...

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  • JPMorgan off the hook in Switzerland financial scandal
JPMorgan off the hook in Switzerland financial scandal

In a statement, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority said JPMorgan had failed to properly screen certain transactions - including one of "hundreds of millions of U.S. The regulator, which undertook enforcement proceedings between May 2016 and June 2017, uncovered "serious shortcomings" in connection with relationships and transactions a...

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  • SC declines interim order on pictorial warning on tobacco products
SC declines interim order on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The bench agreed that the issue requires detailed consideration for the goal of grant of interim relief and requested the HC to upload the December 15 judgement on its official website. The bench was hearing appeals including those filed by NGO "Health for Millions Trust" and Umesh Narain , a senior advocate , against the high court verdict.

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  • Wife of Orlando shooter due in Federal Court for hearing
Wife of Orlando shooter due in Federal Court for hearing

Noor Salman is facing charges of aiding a foreign terrorist organization and obstruction of justice. She was arrested seven months after her husband Omar Mateen left 49 people dead and 68 others injured when he opened fire inside Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016.

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  • BJP storms to power in Himachal
BJP storms to power in Himachal

The twin verdicts are a defeat of the "politics of dynasty, casteism and appeasement" and a win for his party's politics of performance, he said, adding that Indian democracy was entering a new era. State BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti lost to Satpal Singh Raizada of the Congress from the Una constituency seat. Former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal...

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  • Palestinians Use 'Christmas Message' To Promise No Peace Deal With US
Palestinians Use 'Christmas Message' To Promise No Peace Deal With US

One day after the United Nations voted to revoke the US government's inflammatory decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he no longer views the "dishonest" nation as a mediator between his government and Israeli authorities.

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  • South Africa's new party leader: Graft must end
South Africa's new party leader: Graft must end

He now faces more than 700 charges of fraud and corruption. Ramaphosa paid tribute to Zuma in his speech, saying the ANC would be united despite a fractious campaign. In South Africa's last parliamentary election in 2014, the percentage of the total vote won by the ANC under Mr. Zuma had slipped to 62 per cent, down a few points from 2009 and man...

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  • Penske Media Acquires Majority Stake in Rolling Stone
Penske Media Acquires Majority Stake in Rolling Stone

The company added that they hope the magazine will "continue to ascend for decades across multiple media platforms". Today, digital is a tiny fraction of Rolling Stone's revenue, though Gus Wenner says he has a plan to fix that. Penske closed the deal today after a final meeting with Wenner. Many outsiders wonder what the magazine will do to ...

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  • Trump could finally visit United Kingdom to open US Embassy
Trump could finally visit United Kingdom to open US Embassy

Mrs May previously condemned the move as "wrong" , despite the President's promise it would help bring stability to the region. The call on Tuesday evening between the two leaders came 13 days after May had announced she would speak to Trump about his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a position at odds with the policy ...

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