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Peaceful prayers at Jerusalem holy site


Palestinians threw firebombs and rocks, and rolled burning tires at soldiers who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets at several protests in the West Bank, the military said. Israel said the security measures at the Jerusalem shrine were needed to prevent more attacks and were standard procedure around the world. The Arab League has urged Israel to learn lessons from latest crisis of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Read More »

Starbucks to shutter all 379 of its Teavana stores


Wall Street was expecting closer to 5%. US average ticket was up 4 percent and transactions increased 1 percent after adjusting for the estimated impact of order consolidation following the shift in the Starbucks Rewards loyalty program from a frequency based to spend-based model in Q3 fiscal 2016, the company said. Read More »

North Korea missile launch was ICBM


The range of the latest missile isn't known, but once again it defies the United Nations ban on any such tests . On Friday, the Pentagon had said that it detected what it called a ballistic missile launch from North Korea. The unusual late-night launch added to exasperation in Washington , Seoul and Tokyo over Pyongyang's continuing development of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. Read More »

Graham: Firing Mueller could be 'beginning of the end' for Trump

The bill would create a three-judge judicial review process for any decision to fire any special counsel investigating a president or presidential aides. "This effort to basically marginalize and humiliate the attorney general is not going over well in the Senate" or among conservatives, Graham said, in extended remarks with reporters in a US Capitol hallway broadcast by CNN. Read More »

Amusement ride accident kills one in U.S., others injured


All amusement devices entering Tennessee are required to be inspected and/or re-inspected as public safety requires. Inspectors and engineers are also certified every two years through the Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers Association, and the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials. Read More »

Officers: Teen in Instagram Crash Combative


In court, Sanchez was a totally different person. She couldn't hold back the tears when she saw her family. Samrao said his client's behavior was her response to being pulled away from her dead sister. Authorities say 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez died in the crash. "There is the 8th amendment to the constitution which says no excessive bail shall be required, I think this bail is excessive for her", said Samrao. Read More »

Disturbing video shows shark dragged behind a boat in Florida


One of the four men recently identified in a viral video, which shows a shark being brutally dragged behind a speed boat , has asked local authorities for increased police patrols at his home in Palmetto, Florida. The images also led Gov. Rick Scott to call for a review of state fishing regulations to prevent such behavior. WESH 2 News continues to follow developments in this story and will bring you the latest on air and online. Read More »

John Kelly faces 'baptism of fire' in fixing Trump White House


The new chief of staff is John F. Kelly who was previously the Homeland Security Secretary. That rank has not greatly helped Mr Trump's relations with H.R. A target of constant criticism in the administration, Priebus has had an open feud with new White House Communications Director Anthony Scarmucci and strongly opposed his appointment. Read More »

White House briefings back on camera, says Trump communications chief Scaramucci


Indeed, upon resigning the presidency, Richard Nixon did not pardon himself for the federal crimes he committed while in office. "We're not researching the issue because the issue of pardons is not on the table". Sanders was tapped to take over the role of press secretary after Sean Spicer resigned the job in protest over the hiring of Scaramucci. "If I've got to get this thing down to me and Sarah Huckabee", he said, "then the leaking will stop". Read More »

BBCI: Sri Lanka to sign deal on Hambantota port with China


Sri Lanka's cabinet on Tuesday approved the deal to lease the loss-making Hambantota Port to the State-owned Chinese conglomerate for US$ 1.12 billion.Under the agreement Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) as the public partner and China Merchant Port Holdings as the private partner will establish the several companies to implement the agreement. Read More »

Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators


Thom Tillis called the attorney general "widely respected" and said his recusal "demonstrated good judgment", a sentiment echoed by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, of Texas, who told CNN that " Jeff Sessions did the right thing", by stepping aside from the DOJ Russia probe. Read More »

Neymar storms out of Barcelona training after bust-up

The 25-year-old Brazilian superstar got tangled with Portuguese midfielder Nelson Semedo during a Barcelona training session at Barry University, and the two got right in each other's faces. The French giants and Neymar's father have apparently agreed a €30 million (R458 million) net annual salary, including several signing-on bonuses for the player and his father. Read More »

India well in control of first Test in Galle


Virat Kohli is approaching yet another century. Sri Lanka had only 10 batsmen because Asela Gunaratne broke his thumb on Thursday. Nothing Dilruwan Perera could have done about that. This was the biggest first innings lead by India on Lankan soil. He hit eight boundaries in a second test half-century. "I had a decent day today but I am disappointed to get out on 81". Read More »

Packaging Corporation of America

The stock now has a Market Cap of $10.32B. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at -0.05%. Another trade for 734 shares valued at $176,230 was made by Beasley Jim C on Friday, February 10. Cibc World holds 0% of its portfolio in Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) for 39,054 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement invested in 0.1% or 23,100 shares. Read More »

Hearing goes on without Manafort, Trump Jr


Manafort retroactively registered under FARA in June for political consulting work he did for a Russia-aligned political party in Ukraine. Dianne Feinstein (California), said Manafort has begun producing documents to the committee and negotiations will continue over a possible interview at a future date. Read More »

Dhaka café attack 'arms transporter' held in Natore


Neo JMB leader Rashed alias Abu Jarra was arrested around 5.30am from Singra Bazar Bus Stand area of Natore. Bangladesh witnessed its worst terror attack when five gunmen stormed the upscale Holey Artisan Bakery and O'Kitchen inside Dhaka's diplomatic district on July 1 previous year. Read More »

NIA declares Zakir Naik a proclaimed offender


The designated NIA court has also begun the legal process to attach Zakir's assets following the issuance of two non-bailable warrants against him, according to The Hindu. Naik has been the founding trustee if the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), IRF Educational Trust and the Islamic Dimensions Trust. A National Investigation Agency (NIA) statement said, "The Regional Passport Office, Mumbai , has revoked the Indian passport of Dr Zakir Abdul Karim Naik, resident of B-1005/1006 Jasmine ... Read More »

Inc. Has $174000 Position in American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (ACSF)

The stock of Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital Ltd (NASDAQ:PFLT) earned "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Monday, November 16. Hedge funds have lately purchased and unloaded stocks of the shares. The rating was initiated by Mitsubishi UFJ on Monday, May 29 with "Buy". Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Friday, April 29 report. Read More »

Agriculture Groups Worried About Retaliation In NAFTA Negotiations


U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday he hoped farm business with Mexico would not suffer due to President Donald Trump's drive to get a better deal for manufacturers. "We understand that the agriculture sectors both in the USA and in Mexico have benefited tremendously under the rules of NAFTA", he said after talks with his Mexican counterpart Jose Calzada during his first official trip to Mexico . Read More »

Liberal MP Julia Banks Cleared Of Dual Citizenship Concerns


This is despite a spokesman confirming a year ago that Roberts "has never held any other citizenship other than his Australian citizenship" - a statement that was issued in October, while Roberts was in the middle of trying to renounce his British citizenship. Read More »

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance


ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL ) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.06" was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. The company declared a dividend paid on Thursday the 20th of July 2017. Sharkey Howes & Javer boosted its stake in shares of Xcel Energy by 0.5% in the first quarter. Read More »