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Armed man who prompted closure of Pisgah National Forest arrested

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Authorities have captured Phillip Michael Stroupe II , the armed fugitive who was the target of a multi-agency search in the Pisgah National Forest that began Saturday, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office said Thursday morning. Bryson left his home in the South Mills River Road area just after 8:30 am on Wednesday. Deputies said they were searching for Stroupe within 400 to 500 yards of the destination to which Bryson was traveling. Read More »

Soaking Up The Sun

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The film producer, interior designer and wife of actor Shah Rukh Khan, took Suhana and AbRam for a day out in the sun while her husband begins promoting his upcoming film, Jab Harry Met Sejal in India. He just likes to pull my leg, constantly saying that all around. The makers have released the stills from the song " Hawayein " in which Shah Rukh Khan's love for Anushka Sharma can be seen in his eyes. Read More »

Strong year at Diageo

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In Ireland, net sales were flat. Guinness sales were unchanged past year globally but rose in slightly in Ireland due to the continued success of Hop House 13 larger. However, Guinness net sales were up 2 per cent driven primarily by Hop House 13 Lager. "News that margins are seen rising more strongly than first expected has to be good news for future earnings and dividend potential", he added. Read More »

Retract remark to bomb lumad schools, Rody urged

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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte faces calls to retract a statement in which he threatened to bomb schools he claimed were teaching children to become Communist rebels. "That's untrue", said AFP chief-of-staff Gen. Edgardo Año in a statement Wednesday. He also urged Duterte to sign the Safe Schools Declaration, a 2015 worldwide political statement that commits governments to support the protection of students, teachers and schools in times of armed conflict. Read More »

US Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote

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But the U.S. political tones shifted, culminating with the verbal jabs of one Donald Trump, who beat all expectations and became president. McCain's diagnosis last week with a glioblastoma tumor, an aggressive form of cancer, shocked Washington, where he has friends across the aisle - even among lawmakers who do not share his conservative Republicanism. Read More »

Anti-Islamic State fighters form special LGBT unit called TQILA

Reports of gay men being thrown off roofs due to their alleged crimes have trickled into the western media sporadically. Others called into question the unit's creation, given some sections of Kurdish society's attitudes toward the LGBT community, as one activist told The Independent . Read More »

White House/Congress Showdown over New Russia Sanctions

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France's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the new USA sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea appeared at odds with global law due to their extra-territorial reach. The chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee is objecting to the House's decision to include penalties targeting Pyongyang in the bill . "I did not collude with Russian Federation, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so", he said. Read More »

La policía política arrestó a otros dos jueces — Venezuela

La elección de los miembros a la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente para reescribir la carta magna tendrá lugar el 30 de julio . "Por lo tanto, no acudiremos ni acataremos las decisiones que emanen de esa audiencia irrita", manifestó ayer en la mañana el alcalde en un comunicado. Read More »

Japan's main opposition leader resigns amid turmoil in her party

The announcement by Democratic Party leader Renho comes as her party is spearheading opposition questioning of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet over the scandals. The former newscaster said she hadn't shown sufficient ability to lead, and that the loss in Tokyo was a factor. It only received 5 percent support from respondents to a Mainichi newspaper poll published Monday, compared with 25 percent for the LDP. Read More »

Israeli PM Netanyahu wants to shut down Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office

He insinuated that he would work to do so even if current Israeli law prevents him out of "legal interpretation". I've demanded several times that law enforcement authorities close the Al Jazeera bureau in Jerusalem . It's an incitement machine. This isn't the first time the Qatari news-network, which is the largest and most widespread Arab-language agency, has come under political fire from various regional opponents. Read More »

Israel to remove Jerusalem metal detectors — BBCI

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Jordan said he can only leave the country after an investigation. The footage from the area also showed heavy machinery and workers heading to the entrance to the holy site that is now closed to reporters. Protests and deadly unrest have erupted in the days since, with clashes breaking out around the compound in Jerusalem's Old City and in the occupied West Bank, leaving five Palestinians dead. Read More »

Pa. doctors on board with medical marijuana, survey says

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Rachel Levine said in a statement included in the email. Those who participate in the program first must complete a four-hour course established by the department of health. The state aims to open dispensaries by September 2018. Liquid forms of cannabis would also be available for vaporization. "We are glad to see that the panel took the testimony of experts and the petitions of New Jerseyans seriously in making their recommendation to add chronic pain and other conditions to the list of ... Read More »

Israel removes Metal detectors from al-Aqsa

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Israel's decision marks a significant climbdown by Benjamin Netanyahu's government and comes after days of diplomatic effort by the United Nations , the involvement of President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy and pressure from countries in the region including Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Read More »

Details on Everson Griffen's new contract

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The Vikings are putting their faith in Everson Griffen . The 6-foot-3, 273-pound Griffen has been named to the Pro Bowl for the past two seasons. After back-to-back appearances in the Pro Bowl, there really is no arguing that he has earned this contract. Read More »

The Tukman Grossman Capital Management Inc

Ibex Wealth Advisors purchased a new position in Automatic Data Processing during the fourth quarter valued at $197,000. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Topeka Capital Markets. The Company also provides business process outsourcing solutions. It has a 27.36 P/E ratio. Its segments include Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Services. Read More »

Stock Roundup: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)

Finally, Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Corporate insiders own 1.49% of the company's stock. About 4.74 million shares traded or 21.85% up from the average. 04/24/2017 - Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. On 5/19/2016 Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Read More »

Picture of elderly man feeding wife ice cream goes viral

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The heartwarming picture of an elderly man feeding his wife ice cream in a parking lot in sweltering 98f summer heat has gone viral. They all feature the same man, at the same drive-in, kneeling down and feeding his wife. The Facebook post immediately went viral, garnering a staggering 451,000 likes, 61,000 comments, and 325,000 shares in less than two days. According to the post, the man even draped a towel as he fed her ice cream. Read More »

Lawmakers to meet for 2nd day of school funding session

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As state legislators returned to Springfield on Wednesday following a call from Gov. Bruce Rauner , the head of the Chicago Public Schools once again called on the governor to sign Senate Bill 1 , saying by not doing so, he is "standing in the schoolhouse door, blocking progress". Read More »

One-month-old abducted in Yuma

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Wednesday. The child is around 9 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He is a 23-year-old Hispanic male. The department states Alfredo is driving a black GMC with Arizona license plate number BVD 1716. The suspect also allegedly committed three counts of aggravated assault during the abduction. Anyone with any information or sees that truck should call the Yuma Police Department at 928-783-4421 or 911. Read More »

WYNN MACAU LTD ORD (WYNMF) Reviewed By Analysts

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Stock of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) now have an ABR of 2.05.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. Bridgecreek Invest Mgmt Llc reported 78,550 shares stake. Wynn Resorts, Limited's dividend payout ratio is 74.91%. Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) has $13.33 billion valuation. Read More »