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UAE denies hacking Qatar news agency

According to the Washington Post , US officials discovered last week that UAE ministers held a meeting on May 23 to discuss plans to hack Qatari government news and social media sites and post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Barclays PLC Reiterates Equal weight Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)

They now have a GBX 1,300 ($16.98) price objective on the mining company's stock. Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC raised its stake in BHP Billiton PLC by 7.1% in the first quarter. 03/05/2017 - BHP Billiton had its "Equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) earned "Hold" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, March 9.

Senate to vote on Shanahan; McCain to miss confirmation hearings

The Senate voted 92-7 on Tuesday to confirm Patrick Shanahan, the former vice president of Boeing, as deputy secretary of defense. In this case, seven Democrats voted against Shanahan's confirmation, including Sens. Shanahan had been with Boeing since 1985 until this month. What did potentially threaten Shanahan's chances, however, was a clash with GOP Sen. Meanwhile, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) will not be on Capitol Hill this week as he is recovering from ...

Mnuchin, Ross Seeking Increased Access to Chinese Markets

The business lunch attended by USA and Chinese business leaders comes as the US considers new tariffs on Chinese steel and new calls for the Chinese government to put pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program. According to a translated text of his remarks, Wang said allowing such sales to China would help reduce the USA trade deficit, noting that China imported $227 billion worth of integrated circuits a year ago, but only 4 percent of that came from the United States.

Ex-boxing champ Jermain Taylor arrested again in Arkansas

White, who is identified as Taylor's girlfriend, says Taylor bit her arm, and police noted visible bite marks in their report, and tried to prevent her from dialing 911. A judge sentenced Taylor to a six-year suspended sentence and probation with 120 hours of community service. Taylor later pleaded guilty to nine felony charges stemming from the August incident, in which he shot his cousin, Tyrone DaWayne Hinton, and critically wounded him.

Air quality statement in effect for Calgary

While the health risk in the city is now low, Alberta Environment expects the Air Quality Health Index to rise to 5 or moderate tonight, and 8 or high tomorrow. Environment Canada also said wearing a mask isn't the best way to protect yourself from air pollution, suggesting instead that they offer a "false sense of security", leading people to spend more time outside increasing their exposure.

Trump and Putin held second, undisclosed meeting at summit

During the July 7 dinner Trump and Putin had been sitting at opposite ends of a long table, CNN reported. Trump and Putin did not go to a separate room for their conversation, but remained in the main room where the dinner was being hosted, Anton said.

Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman Jr. as ambassador to Russian Federation on Tuesday

The Reuters reports, citing an official White House source it does not name, said a formal announcement is expected Tuesday evening. CNN reported that Trump selected Huntsman because he's "tough". It was first reported in March that President Trump meant to pick Huntsman as his Russian envoy. If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take over the post amid ongoing investigations into contacts between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.

Calgary man charged after dog dies in hot vehicle

According to the humane society, the animal was left in an enclosed vehicle for an extended period of time during which temperatures outside soared to as high as 31 degrees and suffered was hyperthermia. On Monday, Jeremy Quaile, 45, of Calgary, was charged under the Animal Protection Act for causing the animal to be in distress and failing to provide adequate ventilation or protection from the heat.

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) Reviewed By Analysts

The Diam Company Ltd holds 196,570 shares with $4.54 million value, down from 229,809 last quarter. First Industrial Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $24.85 and a 12-month high of $30.17. Therefore 40% are positive. First Industrial Realty Trust had a net margin of 33.58% and a return on equity of 10.10%. Citigroup maintained the shares of REXR in report on Friday, September 25 with "Neutral" rating.

Trump, Putin held second G20 meeting

The news of the second meeting was broken by political scientist Ian Bremmer, who said that Putin's translator was present for the meeting, not Trump's, and that it lasted for about an hour. Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a couples-only social dinner at the summit in Hamburg, Germany, the official said. US intelligence officials have accused the Russian government of meddling in the 2016 election to help Trump win.

Authorities find $1 million worth of pot hidden in new Ford Fusions

The smuggled booty was packed into half-circle shapes that fit snugly into the spare wheel well. Each of those wheels where the drug was packed inside weighed almost 32 lbs. In an arrangement similar to the recent drug capture incident, police in Minnesota stated that a massive amount of weed was found inside the trunk of 7 cars.

Billy Crystal Reveals He Tore His Rib Muscle After A 'Violent Sneeze'!

Billy Crystal recently tore a rib muscle with a single sneeze. "It's the night before the show, it's around 9.30pm, which is already an hour past my bedtime..." "I'm in a position, like, only a Cirque du Soleil person or a jellyfish could be in".

Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) has risen 43.60% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.71% the S&P500. The firm has "Market Outperform" rating by CJS Securities given on Monday, October 31. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, July 24 with "Buy".

Sonowal briefs PM on Assam floods

Those people who are not in relief camps but affected by floods nevertheless must also be provided relief. Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, Cultural Affairs Minister Naba Kumar Doley, Media and Legal Advisors to the Chief Minister Hrishikesh Goswami and Shantanu Bharali, Chief Secretary V K Pipersenia along with other top officials of the state government were also present in the meeting.

Confirma INE: hubo rebase en topes de campaña en Coahuila

Señalar que el dictamen de fiscalización prevé el rebase de topes de campaña por un 26 por ciento del abanderado del PRI a la gubernatura de Coahuila , Miguel Riquelme , y multas a partidos por omisión en el reporte de gastos por 844 millones de pesos, siendo Morena, PAN y el Revolucionario Institucional los de mayor sanción.

More Americans Support Trump on Issues Than Character

The slip in approval stems largely from the Russian controversy , according to the poll . A Gallup poll released Monday showed that 40 percent of US adults agreed with Mr. Those numbers are eye-opening - particularly given that nearly 4 in 10 Republicans (38%) say that Trump has acted unpresidential since entering the office.

'Inappropriate' and 'Insulting.' Most Americans Disapprove of Trump's Twitter Use

A new poll showed on Sunday the approval rating for the US President Donald Trump sits at 36 per cent after a steady decline since springtime. Trump wrote on Twitter. The poll comes one day after Trump spent Sunday morning on Twitter attacking the news media, former electoral rival Hillary Clinton , and the investigations into any possible connections between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

US Announces New Iran Sanctions over Ballistic Missiles, Terrorism

In June, the US Senate voted to impose additional sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) states the anticipation of JCPOA participants that "full implementation of this JCPOA will positively contribute to regional and global peace and security".

Father beat toddler to death for wrong math answers: Cops

Joshua Salovich is accused of beating the girl with a bamboo rod and a cellphone cord because she couldn't correctly answer questions about numbers and then soiled her trousers, Meridian police detectives said during a court hearing Monday.

China looks to host peace conference with Israelis, Palestinians

China recognizes Palestine as a sovereign state, calling for Palestinian independence, with recognition of borders mandated in 1967 and a capital in East Jerusalem. China is willing to participate in and support all efforts that are conducive to a political settlement of the Palestinian issue, Xi said in talks with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas .

Wildfires in BC have forced nearly 40000 to evacuate

At least 40,000 people have been forced from their homes by almost 160 wildfires in central and southern B.C., while 17,000 others are on evacuation alert. In the meantime, most of the major wildfires that have threatened communities like Williams Lake and 100 Mile House have remained relatively stable, according to information officer Kevin Skrepnek of the B.C.

Flash flooding hits Cornish village

Cornwall Council said around 50 homes and properties in the village affected by the flood, but there were no early reports of any casualties. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service says its crews responded to "multiple flooding-related incidents" in the Coverack area.

Kern Earns Spot on NABC Honors Court

The Shawnee Mission Northwest product was also named the MIAA's Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Bastien graduated this past spring with a degree in communications. UVU was one of four WAC teams represented on the Honors Court list. In his two seasons with the Wolverines, head coach Mark Pope has now had six of his players earn the NABC Honors Court recognition.

Assata Shakur birthday honored by Women's March organizers

After spending the weekend protesting the National Rifle Association, the Women's March came under fresh scrutiny Monday for sending a birthday greeting to a convicted cop killer now on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists. Her fugitive status has been a point of contention with law enforcement officials and elected leaders in New Jersey . Assata Shakur is one of the many aliases of Joanne Deborah Chesimard, a former member of what authorities describe as a "revolutionary extremist ...

Fox News reporter storms out of White House press briefing

Roberts later explained that he left the room to shoot a live shot that wouldn't have been necessary if news stations were allowed to film the briefing. This was confirmed by Fox News' Shep Smith, according to The Hill , who played an audio file registered during the briefing, noting that John Roberts came out early in order to join his team.

Uber sued again for failing to accommodate disabled passengers

Customers face very long wait times or aren't able to get service at all and that violates the human rights law that reflects the City Councils commitment to accessibility. Even Access-A-Ride, the city's paratransit service, is pretty terrible, according to the press release. Launched in 2014, UberWAV as well as UberASSIST was geared towards people with disabilities where a wheelchair accessible vehicle would pick them up.

Lotto victor to help fires

Labby hasn't said how much he will donate but that a portion of his winnings will help people affected by scores of wildfires. Labby added that he is also going to buy a home for himself and "relax more". We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above.

Kansas Supreme Court Again Weighs School Funding

Other justices raised concerns that the state's budget troubles may have put a cap on extra money for schools and that it could take years to determine the outcomes of the new funding formula on student achievement. Rupe made his arguments on Tuesday in Topeka. He advocated for the $893 million increase recommended by the Board of Education and criticized lawmakers for not listening to that recommendation.

Boy, 10, Killed in Boating Accident at Long Island Yacht Club

The boys, all of whom were wearing life jackets, were participating in a sailing lesson when their boat was intentionally capsized as part of the instruction. The instructor pulled the boy from the water again and began performing CPR. The child was taken to Huntington Hospital with his father by his side, WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported.

American journalist missing in Congo after militia attack

It was initially reported that the group of four had been kidnapped on Friday but the BBC has learnt this was not the case. Armed men attacked a group of journalists and park rangers in a remote east Congo wildlife reserve overnight, and an American journalist and two guards were missing, a local official said on Saturday.

Americans approve more of Trump's policies than his character, poll shows

The Post-ABC poll also took the question a step further, asking whether people believe Trump's unpresidential behavior is damaging or not. A new poll showed on Sunday the approval rating for the US President Donald Trump sits at 36 per cent after a steady decline since springtime.

Ex-boyfriend holding missing Elyria woman against her will

Police found Linnea's vehicle parked in a driveway on Eastern Heights Boulevard with her purse locked in the auto. Officers made a decision to check the home Satterfield used to share with her ex-boyfriend, 56-year-old Roy E. Plumley told police it was very out of character for Satterfield to leave her purse locked in her vehicle. Elyria police are now asking for help locating the two.

Oklahoma House Budget Chair Replaced After Disagreement With Speaker

The email makes no mention of Osborn, except to say she is being replaced. I was greatly impressed with Kevin's knowledge and capabilities of the budget process last session, and I appreciated his willingness to engage with all members of our Caucus.

Toyota on Pole for 6 Hours of Nurburgring — FIA WEC

Jani posted a 1:38.671 on his run, before Lotterer set the fastest time of the session with a 1:37.886. G-Drive Racing topped LMP2, they have won each and every pole of the season so far. Ford took fourth on 1:54.691 with Olivier Pla and Stefan Mucke in the No. 66 Ganassi Ford GT, which also used one set of Michelins. An average time of 1:55.686 by Pedro Lamy and Paul Dalia Lana ensured an 8th straight pole for Aston Martin in LMGTE-Am.

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