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Israeli tank, aircraft attack Gaza Strip security posts

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After Hamas' call for an "intifada", or uprising, dozens of Palestinians gathered at two points on the Gaza border fence with Israel and threw rocks at soldiers on the other side. The Gaza Strip has been under an Israeli siege since June 2007. Israeli attacks like the one on Thursday have been taking place on a regular basis since the regime's latest war on Gaza in early July 2014. Read More »

Harvey Capital Management Inc. Has $5.19 Million Position in Albemarle Co. (ALB)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.10% the S&P500. Analysts await Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB ) to report earnings on February, 26. Albemarle Corporation has had 1 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 1 sells. 27,450 are owned by Cambrian Limited Partnership. Read More »

Putin expects second stage of Yamal LNG to be launched in 2018

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The project will officially be run by the Yamal LNG company, with 50 percent owned by Novatek , 20 percent by Total , 20 percent by CNPC, and 9.9 percent by the Silk Road Fund, a Chinese state-owned investment fund. The tanker can carry up to 173,000 cubic meters of LNG. "Together we managed to build from scratch a world-class LNG project in extreme conditions to exploit the vast gas resources of the Yamal peninsula", Patrick Pouyanne, Total chairman and CEO, was quoted as saying in a ... Read More »

USA senator resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

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She shared a picture of Franken appearing to grope her breasts while she slept. The allegations against Franken began in mid-November when Leeann Tweeden, now a Los Angeles radio anchor, accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour in Afghanistan. Read More »

EU, Japan conclude world's largest free trade agreement ever

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The Economic Partnership Agreement, which has been in the works since 2011, will remove tariffs on nearly all European exports, including cheese and wine. Japan had been one of the signatories of the planned Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive 12-nation trade alliance that Trump ditched on his first day in office. Read More »

President Trump's Approval Rating Hits New Record Low

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His approval rating has been in a steady decline since taking office, even among groups who previously professed high levels of support for him. While his approval among Democrats remains about the same, 76 percent of Republicans and those who lean conservative approve of Trump in December in comparison to the 84 percent that did in February. Read More »

ISIS and al-Qaeda want attacks on United States over Jerusalem, SITE

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Yehuda Yaakov, the Israeli Consul General to New England, says Wednesday is a great day, both for Israel and for the United States, and that the peace process can not happen without declaring Jerusalem the capital. However, Jacob Solomon, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, said the move was long overdue. "He did not preclude a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem". Read More »

Minnesota woman sues after being bitten by leashed police K-9

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Gabe and Officer Schmidt were involved in a similar incident - in almost identical circumstances - last year, when Gabe bit an innocent person when he was, again, allowed to walk well in front of Schmidt on a long lead. "What happened to Ms. Collins was a awful accident that should not have occurred". "Part of the reason for the lawsuit is she says, 'If this can happen to me, it can happen to anyone, ' " Noel said. Read More »

President and First Lady Attend National Christmas Tree Lighting

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This year's ceremony was the 95th tree-lighting celebration, started in 1923 by President Calvin Coolidge . Here's a closer look at the president's claim. In fact, in his weekly address on Christmas Eve 2016, literally the first words out of the former president's mouth were: "Merry Christmas, everybody". Read More »

British foreign minister in Oman, West's Iran interlocutor

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The trip will be Johnson's first visit to Iran, the first of a British foreign secretary since 2015 and only the third since 2003. She is due to face fresh charges of "spreading propaganda" during a court appearance on Sunday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was working at the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF ) - the media organisation's philanthropic arm - at the time of her arrest. "As we've been saying over and over, Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a charity worker who's been jailed for five years after ... Read More »

Momentum election spending investigated by watchdog

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He continued that there was "significant public interest" in the Electoral Commission investigating the grassroots group given their high profile. Posner added: "Once complete, the Commission will decide whether any breaches have occurred and, if so, what further action may be appropriate, in line with its enforcement policy". Read More »

Technical Fundamentals and Valuation: FS Investment Corp (FSIC) and Barnes & Noble (BKS)

The company was maintained on Friday, July 22 by Goldman Sachs. The stock had previously closed at $6.29. In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, 3 analysts have a consensus rating of 3 on the shares of FS Investment Corp (NYSE:FSIC). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 0 recommend the stock as Outperform. Pathstone Family Office reported 8 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Read More »

Woman thinks this avocado is the world's biggest

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Wang said. "It was as big as my head". Just think of all the avocado toast! She met up with friends and showed them the enormous avocado. This particular avocado isn't a Hass - the variety commonly found in most supermarkets today - but rather an oblong-shaped variety type known as a "Daily 11", which are about three times larger than the standard fruit. Read More »

Texas man shoots, kills robber threatening family

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As the suspect continued to threaten the employees, the father took out his own handgun and shot the suspect multiple times, killing him. According to WOAI , Molina asked if Herrera would let his family go, and the gunman agreed. Starnes said that employees were also threatened by the robber and they ran out the back of the restaurant. Molina, his wife, and two of their children, prepared to leave, but had to wait for two more of his children who were still in the bathroom. Read More »

BJP MP critical of Modi quits Lok Sabha, party

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Patole, who has been highly critical of the BJP leadership in recent months, said he had quit the Lok Sabha and the party since he was "deeply anguished and felt let down by the party". In 1999, Patole, who has positioned himself as an OBC leader, was elected as a legislator on a Congress ticket from the Lakhandur seat in Bhandara, which he held on to in 2004 as well. Read More »

Trump Campaign Offered WikiLeaks Documents Ahead of Election, Email Suggests

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The individual was able to obtain the email addresses for Trump Jr. and his personal assistant, as well as an email that congressional investigators believe was for then-candidate Trump, although he rarely uses email . The file was encrypted, but Assange said a few trusted associates had the key to unlock it in the event that he was imprisoned or WikiLeaks was destroyed. Read More »

'Salvator Mundi' Buyer Revealed: Little Known Saudi Prince

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The identity of the buyer became something of a parlor game. Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud was described by the Times as "little known" with "no publicly known source of great wealth", but managed to walk away with what is called the most expensive painting in the world - $450.3 million at auction. Read More »

Qatar, France sign fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Qatar on Thursday for a one-day trip to the country amid a boycott of Doha by four Arab nations. Macron said: "Restoring stability to the Gulf is a priority for us because we have a lot of friends here ..." "I reiterated to the emir France's support for Kuwait's mediation efforts and my wish for a quick solution", Macron told reporters. Read More »

Point & Kill: British Defense Secretary advocates death for citizens who join IS

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Responding to critics, South Staffordshire MP Mr Williamson said: "The British people want to make sure that our streets are safe". "We should do everything we can do to destroy and eliminate that threat". But Ken Macdonald, a former Director of Public Prosecutions, criticised the notion of trying to kill every fighter, saying: "That is a juvenile response". Read More »

China relations fine: foreign minister

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Turnbull told reporters that foreign powers were making unprecedented and sophisticated attempts to influence the political process in Australia and elsewhere. American officials have been increasingly concerned at the level of Chinese influence in Australia, and the acting United States ambassador has cautiously welcomed the Turnbull Government's announcement. Read More »

House Passes Two-Week Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Funded

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Democrats oppose Trump's stand on other immigration issues as well. In an interview with Reuters, Short also said Trump wanted a corporate tax rate of 20 per cent in the tax-cut package being debated in Congress despite the president saying recently that it could end up higher. Read More »

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters travels to Batanes

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Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters, on the other hand, accompanied some of her fellow candidates to Bohol, where they were met by the officials and got a chance to see tarsiers and spend time at the Bohol Beach Club. Making the event more special were Binibining Pilipinas titleholders who represented the Philippines in the Miss Universe pageant: Bianca Manalo (2009), Venus Raj (2010), Shamcey Supsup (2011), Ariella Arida (2013), Mary Jean Lastimosa (2014) and Maxine Medina (2016). Read More »

Shaun Abrahams' appointment as prosecutions boss set aside

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They wanted Nxasana to be reinstated and to give back the R17 million "golden handshake". In October the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld an earlier decision by a lower court that the almost 800 corruption charges filed against Zuma before he became president be reinstated. Read More »

Kumbh Mela on Unseco list of intangible cultural heritage

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Indian Kumbh Mela inscription is the third in two years after the inscriptions of Yoga and Nouroz . The Kumbh Mela , held in Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik, represents a syncretic set of rituals related to worship and cleansing in holy rivers. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Mother, Wife To Meet Him In Pakistan On December 25

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Following Pakistan's decision to allow Jadhav's wife to meet him "purely on humanitarian grounds ", India had said they would travel to Pakistan along with an official of the Indian High Commission. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today Pakistan has conveyed to India that it will give visas to the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism. Read More »

School delays announced due to winter weather

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The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for central Alabama, saying that accumulating snow is possible in grassy and elevated areas in parts of central Alabama that include Jefferson and Shelby counties. Campus staff will begin work at 8:30 a.m. Texas School for the Deaf - Closed Friday, Dec. 8. "If they say to close school down, that's fine with me because it's a little bit safer for the kids", said parent Ashley Boyd. Read More »

Illicit liquor racket: Delhi woman beaten, paraded naked for helping cops

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Praveen is now admitted to LNJP hospital in Delhi. The police have taken cognisance of the incident. "They said they will do the same with the DCW chief and others who had come yesterday (Wednesday)", she said. DCP (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta said the attackers were women of the Sansi community. Reports say that Praveen was brutally thrashed with sticks and rods. Read More »

Israel Operationalizes First Set of F-35 Fighter Jets

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A year after their arrival, the first nine F-35s delivered from the US have now been fully integrated into the Israeli Air Force. "The operational readiness of the Adir adds a significant factor to the capabilities of the IAF at this time", Norkin added. Read More »