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Vandal carves swastikas into wet cement in Jewish neighborhood

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The property owners alerted the police to the vandalism on Monday morning, Brooklyn Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind said. The building's street surveillance camera captured a young man spending 35 minutes drawing almost 30 swastikas in the still-wet cement early Saturday. Read More »

Bertha, the world's 'oldest' hippo, dies at 65

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James Albert Dichaves, director of the Manila Parks and Recreations Bureau which has direct control over the zoo, said Bertha is one of the original animals in Manila Zoo. Despite being considered mammals, hippos also have amphibious traits that allow them to spend up to 16 hours per day in water, and they can not survive in areas that do not have an abundant water supply. Read More »

George RR Martin drops big Winds Of Winter teasers

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Today it was announced that " Who Fears Death ", an award-winning fantasy novel by Nnedi Okorafor , is in the works to become a TV series. HBO does not have a great track record with the depiction of gendered violence, and I was immediately concerned about how they'd handle the content in Who Fears Death . Read More »

USA Placed the First "Patriots" Missiles in Lithuania

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The drills involve around 500 troops and some 30 air defense systems from Lithuania and another four North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states. "Air defense , including ground-based defenses, is one of the holes in our defenses, and we will not solve it without help from our allies", he said. Read More »

Nashville to host solar eclipse viewing party at Sounds ballpark

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An area near Tucson has the longest dry spell in the Lower 48: The last total solar eclipse it saw was in the year 797. Attendees will all receive special solar glasses so they can view the eclipse. The eclipse begins at 11:58 a.m. with totality happening at 1:27 p.m. and lasting almost two minutes. After the eclipse viewing, First Tennessee Park will be cleared at 2 p.m. Read More »

Yogi's maiden Rs 384659 cr budget for UP

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As per ANI report, Agarwal in his speech said that the budget would help the state to move towards higher growth, which has been estimated to be 10 pct over the next five years. The government has proposed January 24 to be celebrated as UP Diwas. "A budget of Rs. 288 crores for Lucknow-Metro Rail Regions is being setup while Rs. Read More »

Amazon drops Echo, Echo Dot prices for Prime Day

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Amazon's Prime Day is finally here. But each year we learn that it's mostly an opportunity for Amazon to offload the shit it couldn't sell. Internet Retailerprojects that Amazon will realize more than $1.5 billion in sales from US shoppers during the 30-hour Prime Day event, a 20 percent jump from the $1.3 billion that shoppers spent on Prime Day previous year, according to the online retail pub. Read More »

Chicago cops face arraignment in Laquan McDonald case

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The three haven't been arrested and are being allowed to show up at the hearing Monday on their own accord. McDonald was shot 16 times by police after they say he approached them while wildly swinging a knife, and later attempted to get up while armed after being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke. Read More »

Govt okays Amazon's $500 million plan for food retail

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For the fast-track process, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has been tasked to distribute these proposals to the relevant ministries and get a follow-up about the status at a joint review meeting later this month. Both have applied for government approval to invest in the food-only retail business. It will open brick-and-mortar outlets to stock food apart from an online portal. Read More »

Listen to Demi Lovato's Newest Single "Sorry Not Sorry"

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Lovato puts her take on the trope with lines that confidently assert her newfound power like "Feeling inspired 'cause the tables have turned / Yeah, I'm on fire and I know that it burns". Be sure to check out "Sorry Not Sorry" and more of Demi's songs over on iTunes . She continues: "Now payback is a bad bitch / And baby, I'm the baddest / You're f-king with a savage / Can't have this, can't have this". Read More »

$0.16 EPS Expected for Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN) This Quarter

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Metropolitan Life Ins Ny invested in 0% or 27,346 shares. About 472,317 shares traded. Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FRAN ) has declined -40.77% since January and is down -4.47% for the past week. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, December 16 by Sidoti. September 8 investment analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey maintained a stock rating of "Buy" and moved down the price target to $16.00 from $20.00. Read More »

Price Target Review: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Acadian Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ). The company trades on average around 3892000 shares per market session. Ct Mason reported 0.21% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Chesapeake Utilities Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 14th. Read More »

Bombay HC slams cops for not filing FIR post jail row

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The court also asked the state to explain the delay in taking Shetye to the hospital after six female jail officials allegedly assaulted her on June 23. "We anyway know how such inquiries are conducted". Shetye's death sparked a jail riot, leaving five police personnel and prison staff injured. The court also asked the state to respond to the fact that why was it that a jail inmate had to register an FIR against the officials. Read More »

Seattle income tax proposed by Seattle City Council

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The tax is expected to face a tough legal challenge . It is, as Hutchinson noted, illegal for cities to impose an income tax under the Washington State Constitution , so the tax it will be challenged and likely reversed. She also called on the wealthy to practice " civil disobedience " and refuse to pay the tax. Someone ripped a "tax the rich" sign, and demonstrators spoke over Hutchinson. Read More »

Bluehole Studio Launching Weekly Facebook Live Development Streams for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

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Han explained further that "we believe featuring PUBG livestreamers on Facebook further strengthens our commitment to the community while extending the reach of our game to a global audience". Brendan Greene, PlayerUnknown himself, recently said that the game would spend more time in Early Access, but is still targeting a Q4 2017 release according to PC Gamer. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation and DHS issue warning about potential cyberattacks on U.S. nuclear plants

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First revealed by The New York Times , the report stated that several manufacturing plants in the United States and other countries have also been targeted. The report did not specify if the attacks were aimed at industrial espionage or causing damage. The report's findings did conclude the hackers' techniques mimicked those of a Russian hacking group tied to attacks on the energy sector dating back to 2012. Read More »

Sam Warburton's diplomacy convinced referee to change mind

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In his column for Independent.ie , Alan Quinlan has suggested that what may have played a big factor in Poite's decision was the contrasting attitude between Warburton and All Blacks captain Kieran Read throughout the game, something he noticed by listening to the "ref-link" in the stadium. Read More »

Fan-Made Mega Man Game Will Let You Create Your Own Levels

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Somewhere in the rapidly expanding file of game ideas that Capcom should have done by now is the simple concept of a Mario Maker-type game that lets you make your own retro Mega Man levels. It's a bit disappointing that the game won't include a feature that allows you to also build levels that resemble Mega Man X games and that numerous series' bosses are MIA, but the game's trailer makes it clear that it's possible to build a staggering variety of levels with the game's initial ... Read More »

Google Maps Speed Limit Indicator Available, but Only in 2 Areas

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The speed limit indicator began to appear on Maps past year in the selected regions, but lack of adequate data for other regions is believed to have delayed the rolling out of the feature for other regions. Having said that, there is no telling when other areas will get this feature and also what kind of other features combined with this will be available in other areas. Read More »

Financial Watchlist of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

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The company holds 860.99 million outstanding shares and 848.11 million shares are floating in market. Putnam Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 52.9% in the fourth quarter. The ex-dividend date was Monday the 15th of May 2017. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 1.74%. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi. Read More »