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Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet


Navy units in the AOO, as well as operate with our partners and allies in the region", said Rear Adm. Steve Koehler, commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine. The U.S. military has ramped up pressure on the North by sending B-1 strategic bombers to the Korean Peninsula and putting the Reagan strike group in Korean waters for an extended period. Read More »

Analysts Set United States Steel Corporation (X) Target Price at $28.99


X has been the subject of a number of research reports. When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) performance during the last one year upgraded 20.04 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a negative trend of -38.98 percent. Read More »

Wizards HC Scott Brooks has incredible take on LaVar Ball


While Wall's comments will certainly make headlines, this is how he approaches the game for the Washington Wizards . Ball , playing just his fourth professional game, said he expected to get his stiffest test yet in his matchup with Wall, one of the elite point guards in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Anyone flying to the US will face new security screening

It wasn't immediately clear if other Mideast airlines were affected. A sixth carrier, Royal Jordanian, said it would begin the new procedures in mid-January after U.S. Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of the International Air Transport Association, said the industry understood security threats to aviation were made regularly but in this case the US government had not shared any specific dangers before changing the rules. Read More »

Russian Federation hopes German president's visit will boost ties


There are still some unresolved issues in the relations but the countries should counter past disagreements with restoration of trust, Steinmeier said. The first visit by a German president to Russian Federation since 2010 comes as ties between the two countries remain strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the subsequent uprising in eastern Ukraine that the West claims is backed by Moscow. Read More »

Maina saga, a minus to PMB's presidency


The Senate, in yesterday's proceeding, queried how and on whose directives the ex-chairman was brought back into the ministry, especially following the refutal by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. "It is on record that Abdulrasheed Maina's reforms put a stop to the fraudulent withdrawal of huge sums from both the Nigerian Pension Board and the Nigerian Police Pension Board". Read More »

Spurs G Parker to rehab with G-League in Austin


Parker ruptured his quad in the second game of last season's Western Conference Semifinals against the Houston Rockets. Despite his absence, the Spurs are doing just fine, winning their first three assignments behind LaMarcus Aldridge , who averaged 24.3 points, 9.3 boards and 1.7 blocks per game during that span. Read More »

Woman killed in 'horrific' Canberra dog attack


A long-time friend said Ms Klemke seemed a little afraid of the dog and had taken to keeping it inside after it almost attacked her neighbours. Police believe Ms Klemke, who was in her late 40s, was trying to save her male friend when her dog, reportedly a pit bull, turned on her. Read More »

High school girl denied victory despite beating boys


But as sports fans, if there's one thing we should all come together on, it's that the player who wins a tournament is actually declared the victor. Those are the rules of golf, and she plays by the rules. Riordan told the Telegram & Gazette he plans to personally purchase a first-place trophy for Nash. Read More »

Pentagon sent elite forces to Niger to search for missing soldier


That's the authority they have. In the wake of the attack , the US has been pressing the government of Niger to allow armed drones at the USA bases in that country, three US officials said. Bill Van Auken CorrespondentThree weeks after four USA special forces soldiers were killed in a firefight in the landlocked West African nation of Niger, information has surfaced indicating that the American troops and their Nigerien counterparts were involved in a "capture-kill" mission aimed at the ... Read More »

Do not target families of militants


He did not appoint an interlocutor but he has been given cabinet secretary rank which has never happened so far. "The police are a law-abiding force but militants are not". The militants ostensibly told the PDP worker that police and Army personnel should fight with armed militants, not their families. "In the current braid chopping incidents, police faced a lot of challenges. Read More »

Police to provide update on Lockhart investigations Wednesday


Police say he may have killed himself. Last month, Christopher Lockhart pleaded guilty to two felonies to one count of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and malicious destruction of property. The body, which was heavily decomposed, was sent to Western Michigan University for an autopsy to determine the identity and cause of death. Allegan County authorities hope to expedite the autopsy process with results coming within a few days, according to the station. Read More »

Top House tax writer suggests 401(k) changes could still happen, contradicting Trump

One of the most prominent rallying cries for Democrats concerned about the Republican tax reform plan is that the package would be a huge boon for millionaires and billionaires. I wonder how the Republicans expect to sell the elimination of the inheritance tax as being middle class tax reform. Democrats may agree to those as well, conditional on no tax hikes for the middle class and no big tax cuts for the wealthy, Mathur added. Read More »

San Francisco Giants Support North Bay Firestorm Recovery


The Band Together Bay Area Benefit Concert is set for November 9 at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Band Together Bay Area will donate 100 percent of the proceeds to a fund established by Tipping Point Community that will provide food, temporary housing, and health care services for the present moment while also steering funds toward long-term recovery. Read More »

Man Uses Party Balloons to Fly Across Africa


Tom Morgan takes flight 8,000 feet in the air in South Africa. Morgan next plans to launch a three-day, long distance race flying with the balloons. Then, on Monday, October 23, he strapped himself into the lawn chair with his needed safety supplies and waved goodbye to his teammates until his landing. Read More »

Bank customer wrestles would-be robber to the ground


As surveillance video shows, the fearless good Samaritan didn't hesitate in stopping the robbery. People living and working near the bank are calling Sakosky a hero. Sakosky is manager of Carbondale Grand Hotel, WNEP reports . Police arrive as the robber is fleeing, and Sakosky directs them to where he fled, and the suspect is apprehended a short time later. Read More »

Tesla starts energy storage at hospital to help Puerto Rico


Following the deal to develop a world-first renewable energy project that combines wind, solar and battery storage in Australia, automaker and energy disruptor Tesla has been invited to showcase the "power and scalability" of its products in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico . Read More »

JCPOA to Survive despite Trump's Opposition: Britain's Johnson


Boris Johnson has called on Donald Trump to stick to the nuclear deal with Iran, saying: "Think of the nightmare that deal has avoided". "As such, Europe's priority in dealing with deteriorating Iran-US relations should be to protect the nuclear deal, while stepping up contingency plans for its failure", it argued. Read More »

USA ambassador Scott Brown's comments in Samoa sparked an inquiry


Speaking to a New Zealand outlet on Wednesday, Brown said that there had been an "administrative inquiry" into comments he made to guests and a female server at a July Peace Corps event in Samoa. "Politics is a bloodsport back home", Brown, a Republican, told the media. "Probably not." Gail Huff, his wife, went on to say that both she and her husband would be careful about what they say and how it's perceived. Read More »

Republicans to investigate Obama and Clinton over irregularities


The GOP congressmen said they want to know why the FBI publicly announced an investigation into Clinton's use of the server while she was secretary of state but kept the probe into Trump campaign associates quiet. During an interview with C-SPAN's book TV, Clinton said critics of her corruption are "peddling bologna". CNN spoke with Ronald Hosko, assistant FBI director in charge of criminal cases at the time of the investigation, who said that he wasn't aware of the ongoing probe, saying ... Read More »

Carson: People 'Looking' For Something To Criticize In Trump's Call To Widow


Trump insisted that he "respects" Johnson , while contradicting the widow's claims that he did not know her husband's name. Trump told reporters during a gathering at the White House that he used Sgt. Trump, while bragging about his memory, said he had a chart in front of him at the time. We should take these deportations, the transgender military ban, and Trump's utter indifference while talking to a woman who just lost her husband in an ambush in West Africa on the whole and consider: ... Read More »

Activists go on trial in Turkey on terror charges

Amnesty International's Turkey researcher Andrew Gardner said the case against the human rights defenders was "a completely baseless prosecution that doesn't have a shred of evidence and doesn't stand up to the slightest scrutiny". Demonstrators protest against the detention of Avaaz activist Ozlem Dalkiran outside Turkey's embassy in London, Britain July 25, 2017. Turkey has arrested more than 50,000 people since the failed coup and sacked at least 110,000 others from government jobs. Read More »

North Korea says threat of atmospheric nuclear test must be taken literally


When North Korea first suggested that it might detonate an H-bomb in the Pacific, U.S. officials revealed that such a provocation would be a " game changer ", stressing that they are taking the threat seriously. At the interview, Ri also declined having diplomatic channels with USA, contrary to the claims of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. "The US is talking about a military option and even practicing military moves". Read More »

Thomas Spota Charged With Obstructing Police Assault Investigation


Spota and the aide - chief of the district attorney's anti-corruption bureau, Christopher McPartland - were indicted on charges including conspiracy to tamper with witnesses and obstruction of justice. Mr. Burke pleaded guilty to "a deprivation of John Doe's civil rights and conspiracy to obstruct justice" on February 26, 2016, according to a release from Ms. Read More »

Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Favor Legal Pot


Activists from within the marijuana-legalization community celebrated the poll results. Over half the US has legalized some form of marijuana use. Gallup attributes the growing consensus to "efforts to legalize marijuana at the state level" and the success that followed. Read More »

I won't link Aadhaar with my cell number: WB CM


Terming the move a breach of people's right to privacy, the Trinamool Congress supremo said the central government was trying to intrude into people's personal life and curb their freedom. "How many telephone connections will they disconnect?" she said. To battle that strategy, she said the party needs to be united in their battle against BJP and not allow it to strengthen its base in Bengal. Read More »

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Shooting Higher to New Recent High

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock has reached the $207.85 mark after a recent check. It also reduced Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD) stake by 11,851 shares and now owns 301,593 shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Read More »

Adoption agency on Sherin Mathews: 'The child had no problems'


On October 8, officers arrested Mathews and charged him with felony endangerment to a child. Or call her even afterwards whether to confirm she is dead or not, if it was an accident. The area around Spring Valley and Bowser is now a crime scene. He was being held on United States dollars one million bond. Since the onset of this tragic case, Richardson police filed at least 30 search warrants. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort investigated for possible money laundering

Attorney for the Southern District of NY is being done in collaboration with special counsel Robert Mueller's own probe into possible laundering by Manafort, according to the Journal . The investigation is part of a wider examination of Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, The Journal reported. For his part, Trump seems to have taken an unusual level of interest in candidates for open USA attorney positions in Manhattan and Brooklyn-last week, Politico reported that ... Read More »

Detroit Lions to extend kicker Matt Prater's contract for 3 years


According to the report, the deal is worth $11.4 million and could escalate to $12.15 million. Prater is 33 years old and has a conversion rate of 83.1% for his 11-year career. Prater was signed by the Broncos off the Dolphins' practice squad in December 2007 and remained with the franchise until his release in October 2014. Read More »

"Familiarity would give us an edge over Spain"- Mali coach


The European U-17 champions have several impressive players who have the potential to become stars of the future. The Eagles have been is spectacular in the World Cup scoring 15 goals and conceding just 6 in 5 games they have played, while Spain scored 12 and conceded just 4 in the tournament. Read More »

Three arrested in Kerala for suspected Islamic State links


However, when they tried to cross the border, they were held by the police there and deported to Delhi. The three have been identified as Midilaj K.C. It was reported that the arrested accused has visited Turkey recently. Kannur youths Shahanad (25) of Chalad, Rishal (30) of Valapattanam, Shameer (45) of Pappinissery and his son Safwan (20), Shajil (30) of Koodali were among those who were reportedly killed in Syria and Afghanistan. Read More »

Roads in MP are better than US: Shivraj Singh Chouhan


He said that his government had focussed on improving road connectivity, constructing approximately 1.75 lakh kilometres of roads in the state. Sure enough, the claim raised eyebrows and Twitterati rose to the occasion with a flood of sarcastic responses. Read More »

Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan died glorious death fighting British, says President Kovind


Historians of the Indian nationalist tradition have venerated Tipu as a national hero, a secular ruler and freedom fighter who fought against British colonialism. "Tipu as a ruler, he has killed thousands of people and done forcible conversion". Senior BJP leaders tried to downplay the statement, as the state unit stood isolated in its campaign against Tipu Sultan. Read More »

Thais get champs Japan, North Korea at Asian U23 finals


Defending champions Japan are in Group B with North Korea, Thailand and Palestine, hosts China are in Group A with Qatar, Uzbekistan and Oman while South Korea, Australia, Syria and Vietnam are in Group D. The Pyongyang leg was postponed a third time in late September after Malaysia banned its citizens from travelling to the North Korean capital, citing heightened security concerns on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Technical Analysis Perspective: OpGen, Inc. (OPGN), Hess Corporation (HES)

According to Zacks, "Hess is among the leading producers of crude in the Bakken oil shale play in North Dakota". The New York-based Solaris Asset Mgmt Ltd Co has invested 1.31% in Hess Corp . Barbara Lowery-yilmaz, an officer at ( HES ), sold 3873 shares at a price of 43.47 to bring his total ownership in the stock to 42,379 shares. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Read More »

Trump responds to dossier revelation: I'm the victim here


The split was the latest sign of partisan feuding that current and former US officials say is undercutting a House Intelligence Committee probe into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Moscow has denied meddling in the election and Trump has denied collusion. Trump has posted a quote on Twitter that he attributes to Fox News. The US intelligence community asserted in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an effort to disrupt ... Read More »

Kuwait warns Gulf crisis risks national security


Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, in an address to parliament, also said that Kuwait's goal was to save the Gulf Cooperation Council union from "cracking and collapsing". Rather, we are a party of one in this crisis". Kuwait has been actively mediating for a settlement of the crisis that erupted in the open on June 5 between Bahrain, Saudi Arabia , Egypt and the UAE from one side and Qatar from the other. Read More »

Second person arrested in deadly Bed-Stuy home invasion


Suzette Troutman , 45, of Brooklyn, faces charges in connection to the incident. Waldiman Thompson died from a heart attack. According to police , Troutman sat in a getaway vehicle with a 3-year-old child in front of the couples Decatur Street home while her nephew and another man tied them up while they rummaged through their brownstone looking for large sums of money they reportedly kept there. Read More »

Angry soldier's widow says Trump didn't know husband's name


Myeshia Johnson spoke for the first time in the dispute in an appearance Monday on ABC's " Good Morning America ". Last week, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., threatened a subpoena to accelerate the flow of information. In the interview, she supported critical statements last week by Rep. Frederica Wilson , who had been in the vehicle with the widow and other relatives when Trump phoned and his call could be heard on a speakerphone. Read More »

Appointment of Kashmir interlocutor will not impact Army operations: Army Chief


The Army Chief also said that the Union government's strategy on Kashmir has worked and that India was negotiating from a point of strength. He also said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is improving. Rawat, while stressing on security of installations in hinterland becoming a cause for concern, called for need of a heightened surveillance and reconnaissance on the borders for tracking the movement of adversaries. Read More »

Positive former school aide accused of sexual assault in Maryland


A former Maryland school aide and track coach accused of sexually assaulting several male students while he was HIV positive was indicted Friday on more charges as the number of victims has almost doubled. CCPS Superintendent Kimberly Hill described the allegations as "horrifying" and apologized to parents and children affected by the allegations, in a statement issued at the time. Read More »