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Nine killed and hundreds escape in Brazil jail riot

Nine killed and hundreds escape in Brazil jail riot Local media outlets reported that prison officials regained control with the help of Brazil's military police, but 106 inmates had escaped after breaching one of the prison's walls. The complex where the riot happened is meant to hold 122 inmates, but at times had held a population as high as 423. In the northern state of Amazonas, 10 inmates also escaped from a prison on Monday. [Full Article...]

Museveni signs bill removing Uganda presidential age limits

Museveni signs bill removing Uganda presidential age limits Although Museveni's assent was announced by Parliament on Tuesday, the announcement indicates that Museveni signed the measure on December 27. It's now law. Museveni while delivering his New Year message on Sunday hailed the 317 lawmakers for defying intimidation, malignment and blackmail to amend for a flexible Constitution to deal with destiny issues of Africa. [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM summons security meet over Trump's tweet

Pakistan PM summons security meet over Trump's tweet The raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in 2011 was just one example of high-value targets living in Pakistan in close proximity to Pakistan Intelligence Services (IS), who have somehow been able to address threats to Pakistan but claim ignorance or turn away when confronted by the United States about groups like the Taliban, Haqqani network or al Qaeda, who launch attacks against the U.S. [Full Article...]

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan John Nicholson, commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, said in a statement for the mission. US soldiers have remained in Afghanistan to help the nation's security forces fight the Taliban and other militant groups. More than 8,000 civilians were killed or wounded in conflict-related violence in the first nine months of past year, according to data compiled by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanista... [Full Article...]

James Gunn Responds to Jodie Foster's Comments on Superhero Blockbusters

James Gunn Responds to Jodie Foster's Comments on Superhero Blockbusters And while Foster appears to have no plans to hop on the superhero train anytime soon, she did state that perhaps she'd be interested in making a film about a superhero if - and only if - they had a "really complex psychology". But there are also quite a few exceptions . Let us know in the comments. Creating spectacle films that are innovative, humane, and thoughtful is what excites me about t... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un reitera que pode atingir EUA com armas nucleares

Kim Jong Un reitera que pode atingir EUA com armas nucleares De acordo com o ministro sul-coreano para a Unificação, Cho Myoung-gyon, a decisão de se reunir com Pyongyang é uma "resposta" à declaração de fim de ano feita pelo líder da Coreia do Norte , Kim Jong-un, no dia 31 de dezembro (1º de janeiro no Brasil). [Full Article...]

Shot Dead In New Years Day Attack On Worshippers

Shot Dead In New Years Day Attack On Worshippers Gambo Makama and his pregnant wife by unknown gunmen on New Year's Day". THISDAY gathered that about 26 persons were shot in the attack , 14 persons died on the spot, while 12 injured victims were rushed to hospitals in the city. The town is known for its violent crimes, and has seen an increase of violence this past year, with militants aiming to control a greater share of the oil-producing re... [Full Article...]

Rouhani: Iran Protests 'Type of Threat Which Should Be Turned Into Opportunity'

Rouhani: Iran Protests 'Type of Threat Which Should Be Turned Into Opportunity' Hundreds of people have been arrested following the clashes. The Iranian State television aired footage of a ransacked private bank, broken windows, overturned cars and a firetruck that appeared to have been set ablaze. "I demand all prosecutors across the country to get involved and the approach should be strong", he said. Many of those sanctions were lifted as part of a nuclear deal with world... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change

Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change If at the end of those six years the guest worker has a pending Green Card (Permanent Residency) application, then there is an nearly indefinite extension of the H-1B visa till such time the applicant's Green Card processing is completed. The Trump administration is considering a proposal that would prevent extensions of H-1B visa. And if this proposal will be implemented then 500,000 to 750,000... [Full Article...]

Here's how much snow, ice is expected to hit the Grand Strand

Here's how much snow, ice is expected to hit the Grand Strand New snowfall is expected to sweep across the Northeast and upper Midwest early this week on the heels of a major winter storm that blanketed parts of the South and Mid-Atlantic. Snow could begin Wednesday evening with temperatures dropping into the 20s along with heavy winds. Data continues to suggest that air will be cold enough for a mostly sleet and snow event Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Stock grabbing Attention: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) market capitalization at present is $205.63B at the rate of $39.65 a share. The institutional investor held 125,942 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.73M, down from 134,872 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

Imran gets bail in cases of 2014 attack on PTV headquarters

Imran gets bail in cases of 2014 attack on PTV headquarters Judge Shahrukh Arjumand had summoned the PTI chief for an "immediate hearing" in four cases, including that of the attack on the office of the Pakistan Television and the Parliament House in August 2014. Khan said, adding I have never stolen anything in my life. The bail of the former cricketer was accepted by an anti-terrorism court (ATC). Reacting to Mr. [Full Article...]

LLC Invests $259000 in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

LLC Invests $259000 in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. Larry Robbins decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 23.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Thursday, June 8. BB&T Capital upgraded the shares of TCK in report on Friday, October 23 to "Buy" rating. [Full Article...]

Pakistan convenes emergency meet after Trump announces end of USA aide

Pakistan convenes emergency meet after Trump announces end of USA aide This is the strongest attack that has come from the U.S. president . In his first tweet for Pakistan marking the new year, Trump said the USA had "foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years". "The United States does not plan to spend the $255 million in FY 2016 foreign military financing for Pakistan at this time", CNN quoted a National Security ... [Full Article...]

TVS Motor December sales jump 39%

TVS Motor December sales jump 39% Total two-wheeler sales grew 37.9 per cent to 2,47,630 units in the month of which domestic sales grew 35.4 per cent to 2,07,778 units, the Hosur-based company said in a statement. The three-wheeler sales of the Company grew by 67.7% increasing to 27,000 units in the third quarter of the current financial year. Domestic sales of commercial vehicles (CV) last month stood at 40,447 units as against ... [Full Article...]

Monkeys die in fire at Woburn Safari Park

Monkeys die in fire at Woburn Safari Park The park's owners said the enclosure within the African Forest drive-through caught fire in the early hours. "Devastatingly for everyone at the park, none of the thirteen animals could be saved", said the statement . An investigation is now underway to try and find the cause for the blaze. The safari park houses a variety of animals including elephants, lions and zebras. [Full Article...]

Million-dollar winning lottery ticket sold in Virginia Beach

Million-dollar winning lottery ticket sold in Virginia Beach A release from the Virginia Lottery said the winning million-dollar ticket was bought at a 7-Eleven on Diamond Springs Road. Raffle tickets went on sale October 24 and sold out on December 12, the earliest sellout date since the game began in 2006. [Full Article...]

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc — Recommendation Trends Analysis

It has outperformed by 38.10% the S&P500. Analysts await Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . Gramercy Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.07% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . Renaissance Technology Ltd Llc holds 0.07% or 930,400 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE: VRX ), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Therefore 77% are positive. [Full Article...]

Senate Majority PAC backed Jones' winning Alabama campaign

Senate Majority PAC backed Jones' winning Alabama campaign Alabama officials are scheduled to certify the results of the senate seat race at 1 PM Thursday. Then, during the campaign, The Washington Post reported on several instances of sexual misconduct between Moore and teenage girls when he was in his 30s. [Full Article...]

DOH declares 68% decrease in fireworks-related injuries

DOH declares 68% decrease in fireworks-related injuries Earlier, Health Undersecretary Gerardo Bayugo disclosed that a 50 percent drop in the number of firecracker-related injuries was expected because of the full implementation of the nationwide firecrackers ban. President Rodrigo Duterte issued on June 20 Executive Order 28, which limits the use of fireworks to community displays to minimize the risk of injuries and casualties. [Full Article...]


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