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Gunman shoots dead two security guards at Las Vegas casino

Gunman shoots dead two security guards at Las Vegas casino Decatur Boulevard. Police in Las Vegas say two security guards are dead after being shot in a room at a hotel-casino. After the shooting, the suspect had escaped the hotel and was found by police officers at a nearby residence. Arizona Charlie's Decatur is located west of the Las Vegas Strip, and is one of two Arizona Charlie's locations in Las Vegas. With the police hot on his tail, the suspect... [Full Article...]

Israel says it succeeded in bid to withdraw from UNESCO by 2019

Israel says it succeeded in bid to withdraw from UNESCO by 2019 Israel joins the United States, which submitted its own withdrawal from UNESCO in October, citing the organization's severe anti-Israel bias and its need for reform. Envelope containing official notification of Israel's withdrawal from UNESCO which envoy, Carmel Shama-Hacohen, attempted to deliver to the cultural organization on December 28, 2017. [Full Article...]

Thousands in the Fraser Valley still without power after ice storm

Thousands in the Fraser Valley still without power after ice storm A significant layer of ice is possible through Friday over portions of the Fraser Valley. Hydro crews had to carefully remove tree limbs from downed power lines before getting to work on repairs. "These storms have caused extensive damage to our electrical systems", she said. BC Hydro has brought in extra crews from Vancouver Island and the Southern Interior to help with repairs, but conditions ... [Full Article...]

Afghan condemns Pak's 'inhuman' treatment of Jadhav's family

Pakistan's military responded by saying India should have "appreciated" Islamabad's gesture instead of launching a smear campaign with "baseless allegations". The visit of the mother and wife of Indian death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav to see him in a Pakistani jail has led to shabby treatment by the Pakistani authorities and scathing Indian criticism of Islamabad's lack of grace and propriety. [Full Article...]

George Papadopoulos' 'Night of Heavy Drinking' and Gossiping Reportedly Prompted Russia Probe

George Papadopoulos' 'Night of Heavy Drinking' and Gossiping Reportedly Prompted Russia Probe The ongoing probe into the involvement of Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential campaign got its start in May 2016 during a night of heavy drinking in London between a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Australia's top diplomat in Britain, The New York Times reported Saturday. [Full Article...]

Neighbors Hang 'Make America Gay Again' Sign at Mike Pence's Colorado Home

Neighbors Hang 'Make America Gay Again' Sign at Mike Pence's Colorado Home The Pence family's neighbors hung the above banner on a pillar at the end of the two houses' shared driveway, The Aspen Times reported Friday. Buglione says neither deputies nor agents had a problem with the banner. Pence is a Christian conservative who, as governor of IN, attempted to amend the state's constitution to ban same-sex marriages IN 2014. Pence has also supported ending the Obama adm... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Abandons Bid to Bar Transgender Recruits From US Military

Trump Administration Abandons Bid to Bar Transgender Recruits From US Military A panel of senior officials convened in September to study the issue, and they have until February 21 to submit their plan to ban transgender people from military service. Trump cited the "tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". Four federal judges - in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Seattle and Riverside, California - have issued rulings blocking Tr... [Full Article...]

Massive fire engulfs Manchester apartment building

Massive fire engulfs Manchester apartment building In a tweet the fire service said that members of the public should avoid the area as the roads remain closed and those living nearby should keep their doors and windows shut. Photos and videos posted on social media show flames and smoke billowing out from an apartment on the ninth level. In a later update, it added: "The fire had spread to multiple floors but we have things well under control her... [Full Article...]

Community Holds Mournful Vigil For 12 People Killed In Bronx Fire

Community Holds Mournful Vigil For 12 People Killed In Bronx Fire The building, with 26 apartments, has at least six open building code violations, according to city records. Many questions remained in the immediate aftermath of the blaze, including how the fire spread so quickly in a brick building built after catastrophic fires at the turn of the 20th century ushered in an era of tougher enforcement of fire codes. [Full Article...]

$2.03 EPS Expected for Raytheon Company (RTN)

The aerospace company reported $1.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.90 by $0.07. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN ) has risen 24.03% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 23 by Chardan Capital Markets. On Monday, April 3 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". [Full Article...]

MacBook-shaped Chicago Apple store creating icicles

MacBook-shaped Chicago Apple store creating icicles As reported by Chicago blog Spundart , Apple seemingly didn't design the MacBook Air-like roof of the store to account for snow...in Chicago... The building features "an impossibly thin carbon fiber roof, supported on slender stainless-steel columns", according to a statement from the deisgn firm. [Full Article...]

Assemblyman urges youths to learn persistence — George Weah

President Lungu said in a statement issued to ZANIS in Lusaka by his spokesperson Amos Chanda that Mr Weah's electoral victory represents the triumph of democracy and renewed hope for Liberia to cement its democratic dispensation and credentials. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif to leave for Saudi Arabia tonight

Nawaz Sharif to leave for Saudi Arabia tonight The UK journal claims that Mian Nawaz Sharif while conducting deal in corruption cases has expressed his willingness to leave the politics. Sharif is to hold meetings with the top Saudi leadership , including King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, and "discuss with them various aspects of friendly bilateral relation between two Muslim brotherly states", a Sharif-family friend had in... [Full Article...]

Suspected attacker detained after St Petersburg supermarket bombing

Suspected attacker detained after St Petersburg supermarket bombing An interior view of a supermarket is seen after an explosion in St Petersburg, Russia, in this photo released by Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committe on December 28, 2017. The bombing came after the FSB security service said earlier this month it had prevented a terror attack on a key Orthodox cathedral in St Petersburg with the help of America's Central Intelligence Agency, which led Putin t... [Full Article...]

Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests

People of Iran see the USA officials' opportunistic and deceitful support for the recent rallies in some Iranian cities as hypocrisy and part of a plot, Qassemi noted. The editor-in-chief of the reformist news network Nazar, Payam Parhiz, wrote on Twitter that it was not clear what person or group organised the protest in Mashhad. [Full Article...]

Activist Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, is dead at 27

Activist Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, is dead at 27 Al Sharpton said. Erica Garner, who became an outspoken critic of police brutality following her father's death on Staten Island in 2014, died Saturday at age 27, sources at the National Action Network told New York's WABC. A grand jury declined to indict the officer involved, although the city of NY reached a $5.9 million settlement with the Garner family in 2015 for a wrongful-death laws... [Full Article...]

Police end armed hostage-taking in Rawalpindi

Police end armed hostage-taking in Rawalpindi The hostage-taking continued for six hours. However later the police arrested the person. A policeman was also critically injured during operation. Police said a child had managed to escape from the house and shifted to safe location. The 30-year-old man, who had been running a business in the construction sector, lost all his fortune in gambling and asked his family to give him money to estab... [Full Article...]

US Considers Withholding Hundreds of Millions in Aid to Pakistan

The Times provided the recent example of Pakistani forces refusing to hand over a member of the Haqqani network who was one of the abductors of the Canadian-American family released this fall . troops that "President Trump has put Pakistan on notice". Pakistan's military has warned United States against possibility of taking unilateral action against armed groups on its soil. [Full Article...]

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) - Investors Must See

Insiders sold 12,419,588 shares of company stock worth $1,207,333,538 in the last three months. 9,763,900 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,910,898. (NYSE: WMT ) earned "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 17. BMO Capital Markets maintained Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. As per Wednesday, November 29, the company rating was upgraded by... [Full Article...]

British American Tobacco plc (NYSE:BTI)

British American Tobacco p.l.c.is maintained at an average buy rating by 2 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.62% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Investors sentiment is 0.88 in 2017 Q3. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.91, a quick ratio of 0.48 and a current ratio of 0.87. 32 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. [Full Article...]


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