• Local police official killed in eastern Afghan attack
Local police official killed in eastern Afghan attack

The Taliban claimed responsibility and said two of their fighters were killed. At least one person was killed and six more wounded in a suicide blast in Kabul's Shashdarak area near the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters. embassy. A second suicide vehicle bomber targeted an NDS compound near a police headquarters in Helmand's pro...

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  • Candriam Luxembourg SCA Has $1.45 Million Position in PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT)
Candriam Luxembourg SCA Has $1.45 Million Position in PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT)

The institutional investor held 1.18M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $66.33M, up from 855,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Associated Banc invested 0.01% in NIKE, Inc. Swiss Bank has 65,565 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 16,459 shares. Axa owns 0.17% invested in NIKE, In...

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  • South Korean speed skaters pressured to leave after alleged bullying
South Korean speed skaters pressured to leave after alleged bullying

The Korean women, led by skip EunJung Kim, have breezed through round robin play, going a tournament best 8-1, and outscoring their opponents by 31 points - 75 for to 44 against - also a tournament best by almost double the second best. "We were skating well", Kim said. "We took our chances and took our shots". Winning games has definitely been a...

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  • PSL 2018 - Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Preview
PSL 2018 - Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Preview

Islamabad play their opening match in PSL 2018 with high hopes for success this year and they are led by veteran Misbah-ul-Haq who will once again skipper the side at the age of 43. Both the teams are loaded with quality players. The tournament opener featuring defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and new entrants Multan Sultans will take p...

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  • Powerful Photos of the Florida Shooting Student Gun Control Protests
Powerful Photos of the Florida Shooting Student Gun Control Protests

An armed officer on duty when a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida school on February 14 found a safe spot outside the building - and did absolutely "nothing", officials said Thursday . "Guns are not a school supply", said another student. "If we had stricter gun control, we would not have lost 17 lives", Florence Yared, a survivor of the Fl...

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  • Russia casts doubt on UN Syria truce deal
Russia casts doubt on UN Syria truce deal

The comments come as Moscow worked to undermine a proposed United Nations resolution that would have established a 30-day ceasefire to allow humanitarian assistance in Ghouta , a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital of Damascus .

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  • Campaign launched for liberal Americans to infiltrate the NRA
Campaign launched for liberal Americans to infiltrate the NRA

When her proposal passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the time, then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid decided not to include the proposed assault weapons ban in gun legislation going to the full Senate for consideration because including it would guarantee the measure would be blocked by a Republican filibuster.

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  • Students protesting gun violence
Students protesting gun violence

Another protest involves a second walkout on April 20, the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High in Littleton, Colorado. The Parkland school shooter was able to buy such weapon and massacre 17 innocent people. In addition to banning firearm sales to anyone under 21, the governor called for a trained law enforcement officer for e...

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  • Suspect in Filipina's Kuwait freezer death arrested
Suspect in Filipina's Kuwait freezer death arrested

Cayetano said he expects Kuwaiti authorities to request the extradition of Assaf so he could face trial in Kuwait . One of the two suspects in the murder of a Filipina maid in Kuwait has been arrested and detained in Lebanon, according to the Philippine department of foreign affairs.

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  • BJP leaders clash with CEO over Cong nominee
BJP leaders clash with CEO over Cong nominee

Singh added that voting is now continuing smoothly at all polling stations. Scindia himself added the personal dimension to the electoral battle earlier this week when he told reporters that he favoured declaring a chief ministerial face ahead of elections.

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  • Trade Desk (TTD) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.12 EPS
Trade Desk (TTD) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.12 EPS

Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Trade Desk from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and set a $63.00 price target on shares of Trade Desk in a report on Friday, November 10th.

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  • US Women Defeat Team Canada To Win Ice Hockey Olympic Gold
US Women Defeat Team Canada To Win Ice Hockey Olympic Gold

Ahead of the bronze medal game against the Czech Republic (7:10 a.m./4:10 a.m. PT) on Saturday, HockeyCanada.ca sat down with the 71-year-old legend to get his thoughts on worldwide hockey , the Olympics and his decorated career. The Canadians can partly blame their plight on how well the Germans performed, how well they blocked shots, how swiftly...

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  • Two Injured in Shooting on Southeastern Louisiana Campus
Two Injured in Shooting on Southeastern Louisiana Campus

Schools officials say the shooting stemmed from an argument that began off campus, then carried over to the parking lot between student housing and the university center around 3 a.m. Tammany Parish, which accounts for the most students. ALERT: No present threat to campus community. School leaders maintain that this is an isolated incident and ...

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  • NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting
NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

It should not be easier to shoot up a school than a bank or a jewellery store, he added. Republicans are more interested in getting rid of gun-free zones, including schools. The companies have several options with how to deal with the issue. His remarks amplified a strategy Trump pushed during a first "listening session" Wednesday at the White Ho...

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  • H-1B visa squeeze increases for deployment at third-party worksite
H-1B visa squeeze increases for deployment at third-party worksite

She said there "will likely be about 40 percent denials in this year's H-1B cap and that's going to have a big shape in how next year's visa activities happen". Extensions of H-1B visas have actually ended up being even harder, in particular if the worker has actually been on a bench for any part of their previous period.

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  • Another Trump adviser expected to plead guilty
Another Trump adviser expected to plead guilty

Gates pleaded guilty to two charges brought against him by Mueller's team in federal court in Washington , D.C.: one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of making a false a statement to the FBI agents investigating Russian interference.

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  • Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) Shareholder DE Shaw & Company INC Upped Position
Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) Shareholder DE Shaw & Company INC Upped Position

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $42.19. About 4.80 million shares traded. Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) has risen 5.95% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. Insiders sold a total of 784,158 shares of company stock worth $31,070,439 in the last ninety days. Shares for $1.04 million were sold by S...

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  • Nikolas Cruz Was 'School Shooter In The Making,' Mass. Tipster Warned
Nikolas Cruz Was 'School Shooter In The Making,' Mass. Tipster Warned

Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. You know, it's just so much. The incident was classified as "domestic unfounded", which means a deputy didn't find proof to back up the claim. Deputies visited the trailer but were told to come back later.

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  • NY-22 Rep. Tenney called out for
NY-22 Rep. Tenney called out for "unhinged" mass shootings remarks

The Republican congresswoman from upstate NY says " many " people who commit mass murder are Democrats . She said she found it "interesting" that "so many" of the people who commit mass murders "end up being Democrats". "I am fed up with the media and liberals attempting to politicize tragedies and demonize law-abiding gun owners and conservat...

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  • Australian Deputy PM Joyce stepping down amid controversy over affair
Australian Deputy PM Joyce stepping down amid controversy over affair

KEITH Pitt has not ruled out running for the Nationals leadership position following the stunning resignation of Barnaby Joyce. He said he chose to quit after an allegation of sexual harassment emerged yesterday. Mr Joyce had asked for the allegation to be referred to police, the spokesman said. A spokesman said Mr Joyce had been made aware of ...

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  • Trump hands over Jared Kushner's security clearance decision to John Kelly
Trump hands over Jared Kushner's security clearance decision to John Kelly

But Jared Kushners right in the middle of that, and hes an extraordinary deal-maker. In his first public comments on the matter, Mr Trump said: "Jared is truly outstanding". "He continues and will continue to be a valued member of the team". General Kelly respects Jared a lot and General Kelly will make that call. "I have been transparent and...

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  • NRA chief slams 'elites' for 'politicising' latest mass school shooting
NRA chief slams 'elites' for 'politicising' latest mass school shooting

Marco Rubio-of Florida and Pat Roberts of Kansas-seem to be open to potential gun control compromises they might not have been a few weeks ago. Interestingly, this was signed without the normal pomp and circumstance that the president has to have to feed his ego.

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  • NYU serves Kool-Aid, watermelon during Black History Month dinne
NYU serves Kool-Aid, watermelon during Black History Month dinne

The university president issued a statement saying the meal was inexcusably insensitive. NYU representative John Beckman told The Independent Aramark has fired all employees involved and asserted it was not NYU who decided the menu.

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  • Trump addresses supporters at Conservative Political Action Conference
Trump addresses supporters at Conservative Political Action Conference

The president also called for the banning of bump stocks and is now pushing hard for comprehensive background checks "with an emphasis on mental health". They spent tens of millions of dollars during the election supporting him and opposing his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. Sir, - I was shocked to hear the U.S.

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  • At US Urging, Pakistan to Be Placed on Terrorism-Financing List
At US Urging, Pakistan to Be Placed on Terrorism-Financing List

According to Pakistani officials, the move was politically motivated and it was through Islamabad's friends like Turkey, China and Saudi Arabia that it was thwarted. Faisal said most of the concerns "raised by the USA regarding deficiencies in our CFT/AML (Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering) regime had already been add...

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