• Get used to air force drills: China

    Get used to air force drills: China

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    Taiwan "Will Get Use" to Military Encriclement Drills, says China, after 16 were carried out in 2017. Tsai said she wants peace with China, but also that she would defend Taiwan's security and way of life. Wang Yiwei, a professor of worldwide studies at Renmin University of China, said Sweden is playing "the Taiwan card" in an effort to resist China's growing global influence.
  • Freezing temperatures expected to continue for central Pa. through next week

    Freezing temperatures expected to continue for central Pa. through next week

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    Friday's forecast includes a chance of snow with wind chill values as low as minus 7 during the day. When celebrating the New Year, be mindful of the extreme cold! Sunday is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 31 degrees. "It's a good time to check antifreeze in your cars", Melton said. The agency says some western NY areas east of Lake Erie have received more than 3 feet of snow over the past couple days.
  • KBC Group NV Grows Holdings in Nucor Co. (NUE)

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    It has outperformed by 5.04% the S&P500. Wilmot B. Harkey decreased its stake in Bridgepoint Ed Inc (Call) (BPI) by 60.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 19,900 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Koch has 4,093 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Moreover, Eagle Asset Mgmt has 0.18% invested in The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO).
  • Major Losers: Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) decreases -10.68% to $49.00

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    Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 760.23K shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc . Bankshares Of Montreal Can reported 535 shares. About 1.23 million shares traded or 56.98% up from the average. In the past 52-week period, shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc .
  • Bhushan, Atul on board for Salman's 'Bharat'

    Bhushan, Atul on board for Salman's 'Bharat'

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    Salman Khan's new film Bharat will be jointly produced by Atul ( Salman Khan's brother-in-law) and Bhushan and it will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar , with whom Salman r ecently made Tiger Zinda Hai . Earlier, Agnihotri produced Salman-starrers like "Hello" and " Bodyguard ". "So, having his company on board with us for Bharat was a very smooth and organic process", said Atul Agnihotri, to the same publication.
  • Punjab governor's son appears in SC in medical colleges' fee case

    Punjab governor's son appears in SC in medical colleges' fee case

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    During the hearing, the CJP expressed resentment over him and asked how dare he telephoned female lawyer and talked on this issue. The Supreme Court of Pakistan has summoned vice chancellors of nine public universities across Pakistan while conducting hearing into a petition concerning affiliation of sub-standard law colleges.
  • Iranian media says 5.1-magnitude quake jolts south

    Iranian media says 5.1-magnitude quake jolts south

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    There was no immediate word of casualties or damage. Iran sits atop several fault lines, and Wednesday's quake is the latest in a series to have hit the country in recent weeks. In 1990, a 7.4-magnitude quake in northern Iran killed 40,000 people, injured 300,000 and left half a million homeless, reducing dozens of towns and almost 2,000 villages to rubble.
  • Chiwenga Zimbabwe's coup leader sworn-in as VP

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    Mnangagwa has appointed former state security minister Kembo Mohadi as his other vice president, the Zimbabwe Herald newspaper reported, saying they were expected to be sworn in Thursday morning. Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga is the latest in a string of military leaders to be elevated to government positions. On 30 November, former General Sibusiso Moyo, who played a prominent role in the takeover, was made Foreign Minister and former Air Force Chief Perence Shiri was ...
  • Israel Seeks to Ban Bitcoin Companies From Its Stock Exchange

    Israel Seeks to Ban Bitcoin Companies From Its Stock Exchange

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    He did not hesitate to proclaim that the Bitcoin price is, in reality, a bubble. Mr. Hauser said he would initiate a rulemaking process next week that would remove cryptocurrency-focused companies from the stock market and ban new ones from listing until the authority finds "a proper regulatory framework".
  • Boys charged with murder after sandbag thrown from overpass kills man

    Boys charged with murder after sandbag thrown from overpass kills man

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    Last week, 22-year-old Marquis Byrd was riding with his friend on Interstate 75 in Toledo, when a sandbag, launched from this overpass, came crashing through the passenger side windshield, severely wounding Byrd. The four teens appeared in juvenile court on December 20 on felonious assault charges, but the charges were upgraded to include murder after Byrd died, officials said.
  • Julian Assange's official Twitter account not appearing

    Julian Assange's official Twitter account not appearing

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    The WikiLeaks founder's Twitter account mysteriously vanished from the social media platform, reportedly between 7 and 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve. In the meantime, consider it an early Christmas present. Another account purporting to be Assange's alternate handle claimed his page was deleted by Twitter ahead of publishing a huge new story, but there was no evidence Assange authored that message himself and the account was subsequently deleted.
  • Blast at Afghan news agency in Kabul kills dozens

    Blast at Afghan news agency in Kabul kills dozens

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    The attack took place at about 10.30am local time. It was a roadside mine attack in which killed around six shepherd children. The interior ministry told the BBC the suicide blast was followed by another two explosions in the area. We have 40 killed, 30 wounded, but this is not the final toll. The Middle Eastern jihadist group has gained ground in Afghanistan since it first appeared in the region in 2015 and has scaled up its attacks in Kabul , including on security installations and the ...
  • Indian Says Pakistan Stole Shoes From the Wife of an Accused Spy

    Indian Says Pakistan Stole Shoes From the Wife of an Accused Spy

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    He also refuted charges including that Kulbhushan Jadhav wife and mother were harassed , and said Pakistan does not want to get involved in a war of words. We gave her a pair of replacement shoes. A day after India raised an objection to the manner Pakistan arranged the meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav's with his kin, Pakistan has claimed that the Jadhav's wife's shoes were confiscated on security grounds as there was "something" in it.
  • Harbaugh Says NFL Doesn't Care About Ravens With Schedule Change

    Harbaugh Says NFL Doesn't Care About Ravens With Schedule Change

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    In 14 starts this season (one game missed due to a concussion), Doyle has caught a career-high (and team-high) 76 passes for another career-high 652 receiving yards. "This ensures that we do not have a matchup on New Year's Eve that because of earlier results has no playoff implications for one or both of the competing teams".
  • Can we expect Capital Trust, Inc

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    The collective rating of 2.3 for Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc . ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) has risen 19.86% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 0% of its portfolio in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc . Therefore 63% are positive. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co initiated coverage on Blackstone Mortgage Trust in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.