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World News USA hits Russians with sanctions over election meddling, cyber attacks
Author: 0 USA hits Russians with sanctions over election meddling, cyber attacks

Among the attacks traced back to Moscow were efforts to meddle in the 2016 Presidential elections , and the huge " NotPetya " cyber attack which USA officials described as the " most destructive and costly" in history. Among the organisations sanctioned were the Federal Security Service, the successor to the KGB known by its Russian acronym FSB, and Russian military intelligence, known as GRU, although they, like a few others, were previously penalised under past actions for the ...

World News Jones apologises for offensive Ireland and Wales remarks
Author: 0 Jones apologises for offensive Ireland and Wales remarks

Eddie Jones recognises the threat, this a set-piece where Ireland like to launch their maul, and has recalled George Kruis to the starting line-up in an attempt to counter it. "We feel we are in a good place, we don't feel we are too far away". The England coach had this response to questions about his "scummy Irish" comments, which emerged earlier this week.

World News Kermit Davis Jr. to be next Ole Miss men's basketball coach
Author: 0 Kermit Davis Jr. to be next Ole Miss men's basketball coach

The Blue Raiders are 25-7 this season. Davis would take over for Andy Kennedy, who resigned after 12 seasons as the Rebels' head coach. That is something the Rebels need to find in order to reach the "big dance" consistently. "It has been an incredible experience for me personally and professionally working with Kermit (Davis ) the past 13 years", said Director of Athletics Chris Massaro in a statement.

World News 2 workers hurt, 1 missing in Texas chemical plant explosion
Author: 0 2 workers hurt, 1 missing in Texas chemical plant explosion

Nine emergency-rescue and fire departments responded to the blaze but were evacuated from the vicinity because of the chemicals' toxicity and fears of another explosion , the mayor told The Associated Press. Chemical Safety Board . In all, there are about 12 people who work at the plant. The agency is responsible for investigating major chemical fires, explosions , leaks, and other accidents.

World News New Trump adviser Kudlow 'opposes tariffs, big on tax cuts'
Author: 0 New Trump adviser Kudlow 'opposes tariffs, big on tax cuts'

Kudlow - who backed Trump's presidency and was an informal economic adviser during the campaign - is given high marks by investors for his free-trade views, his so-called "Street cred" with the financial community, and the fact that he is a more moderate voice on trade than White House trade adviser Peter Navarro .

World News Trump Organization subpoenaed for Russia-related documents
Author: 0 Trump Organization subpoenaed for Russia-related documents

An attorney for the Trump Organization said in a statement to the Associated Press that the company has been cooperating with special counsel Robert S. The development could hinder the special counsel's pursuit of an interview with Trump. The White House declined to comment specifically on the report and referred questions to the Trump Organization.

World News Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Is Moving in the Right Direction
Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Is Moving in the Right Direction

Sarbit Advisory Services Inc who had been investing in T Mobile Us Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $55.35 billion market cap company. The company has a quick ratio of 1.97, a current ratio of 1.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. The specialty retailer reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.42 by ($0.08).

Author: 0 Video confirms deputy didn't confront Parkland school gunman

By then, Cruz had fled. His [Peterson's] actions were enough to warrant an internal affairs investigation, as requested by Sheriff Scott Israel on February 21. It's not the only surveillance video from campus that day, but the only footage released by the sheriff's department after an order from a judge. The sheriff's office has said Peterson underwent active shooter training in 2016 where he was taught to confront and take down the suspect.

World News Irish PM Varadkar set to meet US President Trump later
Author: 0 Irish PM Varadkar set to meet US President Trump later

A spokesman for Mr Varadkar later moved to clarify the Taoiseach's remarks, insisting there was nothing inappropriate about what he had done. Speaking at Brooking Institute in Washington, the Taoiseach also said the failure by Northern Ireland politicians to restore the power sharing executive is "corrosive and dangerous" for the people who elected them to office.

World News CLEMENCY DENIED: 'Stocking Strangler' convicted serial killer set for execution
Author: 0 CLEMENCY DENIED: 'Stocking Strangler' convicted serial killer set for execution

If the executions go ahead, they would be the fifth and sixth this year in the United States, where 1,469 inmates have been put to death since the U.S. Authorities have said Gary confessed to participating in the burglaries but said another man committed the rapes and killings. Prosecutors said Gary attacked nine elderly women in Columbus in late 1977 and early 1978.

World News European Union calls on Russian Federation to declare 'Novichok' to chemical weapons body
Author: 0 European Union calls on Russian Federation to declare 'Novichok' to chemical weapons body

Gavin Williamson dubbed relations with Moscow "exceptionally chilly" after the poisoning of Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and daughter Yulia, who remain in hospital along with a British policeman who went to their aid. "I made the decision to offer the anthrax vaccine to our forces at the highest readiness, providing them with vital protections against a deadly danger", announced Williamson.

World News Food aid finally reaches Eastern Ghouta amid mass exodus
Author: 0 Food aid finally reaches Eastern Ghouta amid mass exodus

The 25-truck aid convoy organized by the worldwide Red Cross, the Syrian Red Crescent, and the United Nations crossed into eastern Ghouta on Thursday, according to the ICRC, and was expected to deliver aid later in the day. The Britain-based SOHR said on Wednesday that Turkey-led forces controlled 70 percent of Afrin and its surroundings, after liberating several villages.

World News Russian, US top brass discuss situation in Syria
Author: 0 Russian, US top brass discuss situation in Syria

The United States circulated a draft resolution to the 15-member council that demands an immediate 30-day cessation of hostilities and asks UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to "urgently develop proposals for monitoring of implementation of the cessation of hostilities and any movement of civilians".

World News Paul Manafort asks judge to dismiss some charges against him
Author: 0 Paul Manafort asks judge to dismiss some charges against him

In the Virginia case, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III released an order on Tuesday that said stiff terms are necessary because Manafort has the wealth and worldwide connections to flee and remain at large. Gates' sentencing date has not yet been set. The grand jury returned a superseding indictment against Manafort in late February, which added new allegations - it upped the amount he was accused of laundering from $18 million to $30 million - and removed the foreign bank accounts-related ...

World News Treasury Department hits Russian Federation with sanctions over 2016 election meddling
Author: 0 Treasury Department hits Russian Federation with sanctions over 2016 election meddling

Ongoing cyberattacks: The US Department of Homeland Security has also announced that Russian hackers recently targeted American commercial facilities, affecting its nuclear, aviation, water, construction and manufactoruing sectors. The sanctions are the first use of the new powers that Congress passed past year to punish Moscow for meddling in an election that Trump won over Democrat Hillary Clinton .

Author: 0 The Microsoft (MSFT) Upgraded by Vetr to "Buy"

The stock increased 1.77% or $1.79 during the last trading session, reaching $102.81. About 6.01 million shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. 985.62 million shares or 0.88% less from 994.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kensico Capital Management Corp reported 6.95 million shares.

World News United Nations gets $100mn in new pledges for Palestinians, still short
Author: 0 United Nations gets $100mn in new pledges for Palestinians, still short

Egypt - as the head of the UNRWA Advisory Commission - will co-chair the event alongside the foreign ministers of Jordan and Sweden, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said. The US had been UNWRA's largest donor, supplying almost 30 percent of its budget. "We are here to help UNRWA overcome the worst financial crisis in its history", Guterres said in opening remarks.

World News Councilwoman's Murder Deals Blow to Temer's Security Policy in Rio
Author: 0 Councilwoman's Murder Deals Blow to Temer's Security Policy in Rio

One of Franco's last posts on Twitter called attention to police violence. "Another homicide of a young man that could be credited to the police". Matheus Melo was leaving church when he was killed. Amnesty International's Brazil director, Jurema Werneck, said that Franco's murder was "yet another example of the dangers that human rights defenders face in Brazil ", adding that the Brazilian government "cannot stand by and let human rights defenders be killed with impunity".

World News It rains diamonds and gold bars in Russian Federation as aircraft loses door
Author: 0 It rains diamonds and gold bars in Russian Federation as aircraft loses door

More than three tons of gold bars fell from the sky in Russia Thursday after the hatch of a cargo plane flew open, officials said. It's -21C in Yakutia, sunny, we expect showers of diamond , platinum and gold . Anyway, the crew chose to land the plane at a nearby airport. A police spokesperson said that there were five crewmembers on board the plane and none of them were hurt in the incident.

World News White House: China needs to cut trade surplus by $100B
Author: 0 White House: China needs to cut trade surplus by $100B

During the meeting, which hasn't been previously been reported, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer presented Trump with a package of tariffs that would target the equivalent of $30 billion a year in Chinese imports. "He's serious about calling their hand on this, and my understanding is they are looking at a broad array of options to do that", Mr Brady said. While complaints about China's abuse of intellectual property rights are not confined to the United States, Mr Trump's ...

Author: 0 The Deutsche Bank AG Decreases Holdings in Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The 1-year low was reported on Mar, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $14.18 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:SMLP worth $32.73 million less. Massachusetts-based Northeast Inv Mgmt has invested 0.05% in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Among 14 analysts covering Dominion Midstream Partners LP ( NYSE:DM ), 6 have Buy rating , 2 Sell and 6 Hold.

World News Saudi Prince likens Iran Leader to Hitler
Author: 0 Saudi Prince likens Iran Leader to Hitler

Below is a preview of O'Donnell's conversation with the crown prince, and above is a clip in which Mohammed explains why, in his view, Iran's supreme leader is behaving like Adolf Hitler during the rise of Nazi Germany. The kingdom has already put forth a tender to build the first two nuclear reactors in its history, a project which is now in the bidding stage. "Its army is not among the top five armies in the Muslim world".

World News Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court
Author: 0 Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court

At the current session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Iceland's foreign minister reminded the council of its responsibility to "to try and ensure the Philippines meets its human rights obligations". "Those responsible for ICC crimes committed in the Philippines while the country is still a member could find themselves facing justice in The Hague", it added, referring to the ICC's headquarters in the Netherlands.

World News Weird twist in Natalee Holloway cold case
Author: 0 Weird twist in Natalee Holloway cold case

Cops in Florida announced Wednesday thatJohn Christopher Ludwick, 32, was killed while accosting a woman in the city of North Port. "This gentleman had some ill intentions and she wasn't going quietly and it ended very bad for him", North Port Police spokesman Josh Taylor told WFLA News Channel 8 .

World News MZP activists withdraw from Assam-Mizoram boundary at Hailakandi
Author: 0 MZP activists withdraw from Assam-Mizoram boundary at Hailakandi

In Assam, former minister Siddique Ahmed urged chief secretary T.Y. Das to defuse the boundary tension that started at Kachurthal in Hailakandi district, adjoining Kolasib district of Mizoram. The MZP claimed that its members were trying to construct a rest house on the land of the late Ch Chhunga, first chief minister of the state, at Zopui in Kolasib district, adjacent to Hailakandi district of Assam.

World News Iran free to choose partners to develop Chabahar port: MEA
Author: 0 Iran free to choose partners to develop Chabahar port: MEA

The offer came from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who is presently on a three-day visit to Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reported. "As you are aware, India is supporting the development of Chahbahar Port as a robust and alternate access route to and for Afghanistan and Central Asia", said Kumar, adding significant progress has been made in operationlising the port.