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Deutsche Bank Boosts Dollar General (DG) Price Target to $97.00

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Finally, Arbor Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Dollar General by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 622,211 shares of the company's stock worth $50,430,000 after purchasing an additional 32,411 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Pantone's Color of the Year for 2018 is a Princely purple

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Murphy also said it will pair well with Pantone colors Lemon Zest, Monaco Blue, Hemlock and Poppy Red. Pantone called the 2018 color "dramatically provocative and thoughtful" in its announcement. Pantone tries each year to choose a color that reflects current design trends and cultural leanings. Historically, there has been a mystical or spiritual quality attached to Ultra Violet. Read More »

Rep. John Lewis: Trump is an 'insult' to civil rights event

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In the statement, the men cited Trump's profane insults toward black athletes protesting racial injustice in the National Football League and Trump's partial defense of white supremacists marching in Charlottesville as reasons they would not be attending the ceremony, which is scheduled for Saturday. Read More »

Turkish Banker Case Takes Odd Turn as Zarrab Sued for Rape

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Erdogan went on to accuse the USA courts of being made-up of "lousy FETO (Fethullah Terrorist Organization) representatives", a reference to Fethullah Gulen - a Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania after he went into a self-imposed exile in 1999 - and his supporters. Read More »

Pedestrians hit in Lower Manhattan crash

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There conditions were not immediately known but they were not believed to be life-threatening injuries. Drivers are advised to avoid the area due to a "serious collision". It wasn't clear what caused the driver to jump the curb. Police said it appears the crash was an accident, not an intentional act. Stay with CBSNewYork.com for more as this story develops. Read More »

Trump to receive routine medical exam next year, White House says

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Trump's physical will take place at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Sanders' announcement came a day after some questions were raised about the President's health after he appeared to get a dry mouth and slurred his words toward the end of remarks he delivered on Wednesday. Read More »

Former Governor Phil Bredesen Announces US Senate Run

In a major recruiting coup, Democrats have successfully recruited popular former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen to run for the Senate seat that is now occupied by Bob Corker (R). Marsha Blackburn , and much more favorably than all the other potential Republican candidates. Upon hearing the news, Blackburn released a statement saying, "Tennessee families want change and that is not what 74-year-old Democrat politician Phil Bredesen will bring to the United States Senate". Read More »

Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision

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Also, security restrictions are likely to be enforced in sensitive areas of Srinagar and some other parts of Kashmir from Friday morning, the official sources here said. The leaders also called for a complete shutdown on global human rights day on December 10 to lodge protest against criminal silencemaintained by champions of human rights over the worst kind of torture and oppression being carried out by forces in Kashmir. Read More »

Stefanik votes for reciprocal concealed carry measure

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In a statement Thursday, he said the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act preempts "common-sense gun laws". He called the bill the "culmination of a 30-year movement recognizing the right of all law-abiding Americans to defend themselves, and their loved ones, including when they cross state lines". Read More »

Some Nigerians in Libya not willing to return

He said once the government gets number or Nigerians in Libya's prisons and all other facts, it would meet with National Emergency Management Agency and the NAPTIP on how to evacuate them. Tiwatope Elias-Fatile on Tuesday, said the country's embassy in Libya had been visiting detention camps to identify Nigerians for registration. "From the 2,778 registered Nigerians who are still in detention camps, another set of 250 Nigerian migrants will be arriving on Tuesday December 5 via the Murtala ... Read More »

Status Orange snow and ice warning for seven counties

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Public transport could also be at risk of being cancelled. "Scattered snow showers will occur later Thursday, Thursday night and into Friday". Temperatures will hit as low as minus 3C in the north west throughout Friday. Earlier, Met Eireann warned that the cold air and some icy conditions coming tonight will be "a real shock to the system" after the mild period. Donegal is set for a cold snap with wintry showers, snow and freezing temperatures which will continue into next week. Read More »

Powerful Winds Threaten To Make Southern California Fires Even Worse

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The Central Coast Jet Center leases space to the U.S. Forest Service and CalFire to operate firefighting aircraft from the Air Attack Base at the airport. The Sheriff's Office issued the evacuation warnings at the advice of the Thomas fire incident commander, a sheriff's spokesman said. "The evacuations included the area east of Highway 150 from Rincon Hill Road south to the 101 and included Bates Road and the area known as Rincon Point at the south end of Bates Road", the statement said. Read More »

Trump removes protection for swaths of Utah parks

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A coalition of the Hopi, Ute Indian, Ute Mountain Ute, Zuni tribes and Navajo Nation sued late Monday to challenge the Bears Ears reduction, which cuts monument status for the rugged land in southeastern Utah by about 85 per cent. The White House didn't respond Monday to a CNN request for comment about legal action against Trump's decision. Democrats and environmentalists accuse Trump and Zinke of engaging in a secretive process aimed at helping industry groups that have donated to ... Read More »

Cheteshwar Pujara not sure about what's going wrong with India's slip catching

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India have picked five fast bowlers - Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and preferred Jasprit Bumrah over chinaman Kuldeep Yadav for the tour. Eventually results will come. So we had to replace Vijay. So that experience will definitely help us. I have been to South Africa in 2010 and 2013. Numerous players in this team were on the 2013 tour. Read More »

Parents of murder suspect appear in court

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The parents of Donaldson will go before a judge Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, after refusing to answer questions about their son. A hearing is set for 10 a.m. But mostly, he said, they are anxious that anything they might say could lead prosecutors to seek the death penalty against their son or help put him on death row. Read More »

Heisman Trophy finalist Bryce Love at a glance

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Despite causing some controversy with his antics on the field this season, Mayfield's combination of team success, impressive statistics and highlight-reel plays made him the overwhelming favorite. While Louisville closed on a high note, they entered November with a 5-4 record and Jackson was forced to play out the final games of his season out of the spotlight. Read More »

N. Korea Missile Launch Photos Digitally Edited, Show the Wrong Star Constellations

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Each time North Korea launches a missile, it releases pictures that usually feature Kim Jong Un in an observation stand. Spotting this stand reliably helps the U.S. North Korea tested its new Hwasong-15 (KN-22) intercontinental ballistic missile before dawn last Tuesday, but while the launch came as a surprise for many, the US intelligence saw it coming. Read More »

3rd day of ex-officer Michael Slager's sentencing wraps up

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A pre-sentencing report for Slager found that he committed manslaughter and recommended 10 to almost 13 years in prison. Prosecutors had argued that Slager committed second-degree murder, while the defense claimed his offense was, at most, voluntary manslaughter. Read More »

Aztec High School shooting over, authorities say

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Aztec Mayor Sally Burbridge confirmed that the shooter was down and said there is no more threat to the community. The nearby city of Bloomfield has placed its schools on lockdown as a precautionary measure and is asking parents stay away until further notice. Read More »

Gov Proclaims Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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America pauses Thursday to remember the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the USA into World War II. A flyover by the U.S. Air Force and the Hawaii Air National Guard will follow. It was the greatest loss of life ever in an attack on a USA warship, the National Park Service says. The attack propelled the United States into World War II. Read More »

Catalonia leader Puigdemont to stay in Belgium 'for now'

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There were chants of "Puigdemont, President" from the crowd of demonstrators, many of whom travelled from Spain for the occasion. "We can not abandon our president, who is in exile here", protester Antoni Llenas told AFP. "We have to know the answer before going home". Puigdemont, who along with four of his former ministers is in self-imposed exile in the Belgian capital, is wanted in Spain in relation to an ongoing investigation into allegations of sedition and rebellion for his role in ... Read More »

Victor Oladipo's gutsy pull-up 3 buried the Bulls

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Oladipo's 3 gave IN its first lead at 97-96, and he tacked on a free throw with 12.8 seconds left. Bojan Bogdanovic had 17 points for IN (14-11), and Darren Collison finished with 14. Indiana's offense eventually found a rhythm, but Chicago's strong shooting (52.4 percent in the first quarter) allowed the visitors to open up a 30-20 lead. Read More »

White House downplays Trump's slurred speech

Toward the end of the speech announcing the change, Trump appeared to slur words such as "Jerusalem" and "United States". "I'm saying there's nothing to it". Noah added: "Oh man!" But the pronunciation of those words appeared to slur. "But there is shame in Donald Trump having dentures, because he's vain as hell", he said. Read More »

United Nations rights body passes Rohingya crimes measure

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Genocide is defined by the United Nations as "acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group". "Can anyone - can anyone - rule out that elements of genocide may be present?" he asked the 47-member state forum. According to Reuters, Shahriar Alam , Bangladesh's junior foreign affairs minister, told the session in Geneva that his country was hosting almost one million "Myanmar nationals" following summary executions and rapes ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley says Aiyar unfit to be in politics

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The senior Congressman questioned why the PM was taking a jibe at Congress and Rahul Gandhi at inauguration of a Centre on Baba Saheb Ambedkar referring to Modi's comment during the event that parties seeking votes in Ambedkar's name tried to erase his contribution to nation building. Read More »

Analysts See $1.26 EPS for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Now we will discuss the financial strength of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. For the past 5 years, The Company's EPS growth has been almost 9.40%. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 12th. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Divya Agarwal's entry makes Priyank Sharma teary eyed

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Bigg Boss 11's journey began with 18 contestants on October 1. Reportedly, this week, family members of each housemate are going to be entering the house. Her father meets every contestant and lastly kissed her daughter forehead and advice her to talk properly with everyone. Shilpa's mother meets and greets all contestants and asks them to be decent with each other and avoid clashes. Read More »

Korean diplomat meets United Nations official

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Undersecretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman arrived in the North Korean capital Tuesday, a week after Pyongyang conducted its new intercontinental ballistic missile test. Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday and it is the first trip by a United Nations official to the isolated country in over seven years. Feltman's trip is being closely watched to see whether it will influence North Korea to curb its incendiary behavior and draw the United Nations into a role as ... Read More »

Syria fully liberated from ISIS

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The Pentagon has officially announced that there are now 2,000 troops in Syria - a fourfold increase from the previous figures given. It's merely a long-delayed confirmation that the troop numbers the Pentagon had been citing were inaccurate. Read More »

German SPD leader seeks 'United States of Europe' by 2025

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However, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier made clear that he doesn't want a new election, and Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz reversed course. Germany is now in the midst of major coalition talks after Merkel's centre-right CDU-CSU bloc failed to agree with the Greens and FDP on forming a new government. Read More »