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Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Has Been Overturned


Silver, a Democrat who represented the Lower East Side in the assembly for almost four decades, had been convicted on seven counts of bribery and corruption last May. The appeals court said the judge's instructions on the law were not consistent with a recent Supreme Court ruling. Given the teachings of the Supreme Court in McDonnell , and the particular circumstances of this case, we simply can not reach that conclusion. Read More »

Chief: Flooding in Burlington unprecedented

The infiltration has knocked out the department's regular phone system, but emergency 911 service is still available. Those who live in the Bay Ridge subdivision were asked not to flush their toilets as a lift station in the area has become inoperable, Anderson said. Read More »

Gaza descends into darkness as sole power plant shuts down


Officials at the Hamas-run power corporation said they had turned off the last operating turbine at the plant in southern Gaza City. The besieged coastal enclave is home to more than two million people and has been suffering a fuel crisis since April due to a dispute over taxes between Hamas , which governs the Strip, and the Palestinian Authority (PA). Read More »

Gorka Spars With Cooper Over Coverage Of Don Jr. Emails


Cooper said, interjecting. "You're concerned about how many minutes- Do you have somewhere else to go?" "Your reporter talked about a bunker mentality". CNN originally reported that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was going to contradict Trump's version of events during his senate testimony . Read More »

China says trade with North Korea rose 10.5pc in first half


But US data released earlier this month showed America's deficit in goods with China, which the White House has targeted with accusations of unfair trade, fell 6.2% in May to $30.1 billion. Sanctions are fine, but what about the Chinese who depend on trade with North Korea? He complained that indicated Beijing was failing to do enough. Read More »

Hamilton man wanted for murder arrested in Texas


They say she died of multiple stab wounds and quickly zeroed in on Ager Hasan of Hamilton as a suspect, saying the two were known to each other. "Our investigations are still ongoing in relation to the social media posts that Mr. "It's time to end the dark path I've been traveling and give people the closure they deserve". "Communication is what led to the downfall of us", a second Instagram message posted on Monday read . Read More »

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN), Fred's, Inc. (FRED)

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 28 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 9.1% of shares outstanding. Therefore 56% are positive. Whittier Communications stated it has 0% in Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was initiated by Johnson Rice with "Accumulate". Read More »

Indonesia seizes one tonne of crystal meth smuggled from China


The ministry said it has directed personnel stationed in Indonesia to obtain more details about the case, which was handled jointly by Indonesian and Taiwanese police. Approximately one ton of crystal methamphetamine was confiscated from the location. During the operation launched on tip-off, Indonesian police killed a Taiwan man identified as the kingpin of the drug ring after he refused to surrender. Read More »

GO Transit Lakeshore West train service suspended after person hit


Delays are expected to last 2 to 3 hours. Train service west of Oakville GO station is temporarily suspended, according to a statement on the GO Transit website. "It is going to be very hard for customers". "It's been a very, very hard week", Aikins said, adding that the transit agency has seen three other fatalities on their tracks this week. Read More »

Intruder Seriously Injures Woman In New Haven, Police Say


A 25-year-old woman was seriously injured during in an early-morning home invasion , police said. She was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital for treatment, Hartman said. However, hospital officials said she became well enough to speak with investigators. Members of the department's Bureau of Identification were on the scene collecting evidence. Read More »

Nielsen NV (NYSE:NLSN) Shares Sold by Bank of Nova Scotia

The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, July 27th. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Nielsen N.V. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 31st of May 2017. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.63%. Nielsen N.V.'s payout ratio is now 103.82%. Read More »

Ivanka Trump sits in for president at G-20 meeting


Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, also defended Ivanka , saying on Sunday that the president's daughter had often sat in on meetings with her and Trump , especially those regarding women and business. The president's next tweet attacked the news media and Clinton, daugher of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton , Trump's opponent in the 2016 presidential race. Read More »

Daimler Shares Down After Excess Emissions Report


Haissl has a sell rating and price target of €54.0 assigned to Daimler shares, implying 14% downside from current levels. Commerzbank Ag set a €90.00 ($102.27) price objective on Daimler AG and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. Read More »

Harvard committee proposes ban on fraternities and sororities


The committee, assigned to change the single-gender social groups at Harvard , released on Wednesday a 22-page report. "The committee recommends that Harvard University adopt an equivalent policy to those of Williams and Bowdoin, adapting the language as appropriate to Harvard's social climate", says the report, pointing to rules at those nearby liberal arts colleges that have long prohibited undergraduates from joining social clubs. Read More »

London's transport system is going gender neutral


London Mayor Sadiq Khan said last month: 'TfL has made a commitment to transition from gender-specific phrases like "ladies and gentlemen" which are now used in announcements, to a gender-neutral alternative such as "good morning/good afternoon everyone"'. Read More »

$1.02 EPS Expected for Kraft Heinz Co (KHC)

The company reported the earnings of $0.86/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.81/share. BigSur Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in The Kraft Heinz Company during the fourth quarter valued at about $305,000. Read More »

Osun Govt mourns Chief Bisi Akande wife's Death


Baderinwa said Mrs Akande was a staunch supporter of her husband, very warm to her husband's political guests and very accommodating. A former Governor of Osun State and former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Bisi Akande has lost his wife, Mrs Omowumi Akande to the hands of death . Read More »

Theresa May Shed A 'Little Tear' Over General Election Exit Poll


In her first extended interview since the election, to mark her first year in No 10, Mrs May said that she was "devastated" by the result on June 8 and that it had come as... When asked if she was devastated enough to shed a tear, Mrs May replied: " Yes, a little tear ... at that moment". In a veiled attack on former prime minister David Cameron, she said it "would be easy to walk away and leave somebody else to do it", saying she felt she had to stay in Downing Street. Read More »

Turkey detains 44 suspects in anti-terrorist operations


Twin bombs - one planted in a vehicle and the other strapped to a suicide bomber - exploded in an attack outside the stadium of Besiktas soccer club in central Istanbul on December 10, killing 44 people and wounding 155. The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union, resumed its armed campaign against Turkish government since July 2015, in which about 1,200 Turkish security personnel and civilians were killed. Read More »

Congressional GOP Pursuing Vote to Overturn Arbitration Rule


The CFPB on Monday finalized a rule forbidding class-action waivers in arbitration agreements. This language appears in everything from bank account contracts to cell phone agreements. Providers are advised to continue to use and enforce arbitration agreements, where appropriate, until the compliance date for the final rule but also to evaluate their class action risk as early as practicable and consider all other available procedural and substantive means to demonstrate that class treatment ... Read More »

Ottawa housing prices jump 8.2% in second quarter


The Royal LePage House Price Survey shows Ottawa housing prices increased 8.2 per cent in the second quarter to $432,864. That is a marked slowdown from the double-digit growth in 2016. "The white-hot markets are moderating to very warm; the depressed markets are beginning to grow again". "Canadian housing is in great shape - a statement that I certainly did not make last quarter", Phil Soper, Royal LePage's president and CEO, said in a news release. Read More »

Knowles Corp (KN) EPS Estimated At $0.04

MCE creates and makes acoustic products, including microphones and audio processing technologies used in mobile handsets, wearables and other consumer electronic devices. 02/20/2015 - Knowles Corp was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Zacks. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright laws. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic speaks out after meeting with Mino Raiola in Manchester


He has been granted permission by the club to use the medical facilities but he has stunned the club's medical staff, as he is expected to return way ahead of schedule in October, earlier than his previous return date of January 2018. Zlatan Ibrahimovic could have a swift route back into football after his impending release from Manchester United with Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin. Read More »