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Suspect barricaded in Hollywood motel after call of shots fired

Shots reportedly were heard in the area. According to Montgomery, no officers were injured during the gunfire, and it remains unclear whether the suspect was struck. Update: [3:00 p.m.]: The hours-long standoff ended just before 3 p.m. Thursday, though the details of how it concluded are not yet known. A business in the area said the focus of the investigation was a motel.

McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message

Republicans are holding the high-stakes vote on Tuesday to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace " Obamacare ". All 48 Democrats and independents voted against, along with Republicans Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski . Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., one of the Republican senators who opposed the bill spearheaded by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , supported the repeal-only legislation.

JaVale McGee Reportedly Agrees to Contract to Re-Sign with Warriors

After bouncing around the league for years, the 7-footer found a home in Golden State last season, averaging 6.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in a limited role off the bench. With the Warriors , McGee rejuvenated his sluggish career after forgettable stints with the Denver Nuggets , Philadelphia 76ers , and Dallas Mavericks , where he played a combined 62 games from 2013 to 2016.

Q2 Weather: Thunderstorms in the area later today

Thursday: A slight chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms otherwise a mix of sunshine and clouds with highs in the low to mid 90s. Rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. SATURDAY: There will be a 70 percent chance of rain before 8 a.m. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1 p.m.

Susquehanna Issues a Downgrade on PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) Shares. What's Next?

It is negative, as 47 investors sold PHM shares while 154 reduced holdings. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Barclays Capital. The correct version of this story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/07/27/fy2018-eps-estimates-for-pultegroup-inc-nysephm-boosted-by-wedbush.html.

No one - even Trump - is above the law

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , left, and acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe at a July 13 news conference. In an interview with Fox News' Tucker Carlson , Sessions spoke for the first time about the president's broadsides against him, but maintained he would continue on in his job at the Department of Justice.

Protest to go on despite Israeli concession over shrine, Muslim cleric says

He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. On Sunday, an Israeli security guard at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan opened fire and killed two Jordanians, after one of them attacked him with a screwdriver.

Scores wounded at Temple Mount in altercation with police

In 2000, a visit to the compound by then Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon helped ignite the second Palestinian intifada, or uprising. But Israeli officials said previously they were to be replaced with "advanced technologies" - widely believed to be smart cameras with facial recognition technology.

Hawkish Middle East Advisor Fired from the NSC

Since taking over for Flynn in February, McMaster has fired a number of staffers at the NSC, including former deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland. "This has been work of vital importance to our country, and my departure comes with mixed emotions". When he still served as national security adviser, Flynn placed both McFarland and Cohen-Watnick on the NSC.

Fewer Than 40 Percent Of Oregon, Washington Residents Positive Of Trump

Donald Trump has been suffering from record low approval ratings, most recently hitting a low of 38% for the second quarter of his presidency according to a Gallup poll . His approval ratings were 43 percent in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and 42 percent in MI. Kylie Oversen, chairwoman of the Democratic-NPL Party, said she wasn't necessarily surprised by the results, given that Trump is only months removed from winning North Dakota with nearly 63 percent of the vote.

Florida Congresswoman Fires IT Staffer After His Arrest

Wasserman Schultz spokesman David Damron says... Cong. Debbie Wasserman Schultz fired her IT staffer, Imran Away after his arrest. Awan was arraigned in U.S. He purchased a return flight for a date in January 2018. He was arrested at the airport as he attempted to take the flight, which his lawyer said he had purchased weeks prior.

Anthony Scaramucci Responds to New Yorker Interview

The interview naturally sent the internet into a DEFCON 1 meltdown, as Twitter eagerly awaited The Mooch's response. He also expressed frustration that his dinner with Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Fox News executive Bill Shine, leaked to the media minutes after it began.

GOP needs to live up to promises on health care

In speaking to the show's host, Conway said that addicts need " { -845645696}" - not health care - to overcome their problems. In 2015 this spending accounted for more than 22 percent of all personal consumption expenditures in the United States.

Minn. Woman Fired, Under Investigation After Anti-Muslim Threats

KVRR's Nick Broadway was the first television reporter to speak with them. "Kill every one of you fucking Muslims", said Hensley, who had a sticker supporting Donald Trump on her auto. But Leyla does have some last words for Hensley. You can take a look at the exchange below. "It was not a Christian-like thing to do at all and wish I could take it back", she said.

Donald Trump Awards Congressional Baseball Gunman Heroes The Medal Of Valor

But Griner was shot in the ankle. She stood stoically as Trump put the medal around her neck, and Trump gave her a kiss on the cheek. 'I am thankful to President Trump for recognizing their heroism with this highest honor, and am grateful to all of the men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives to preserve our safety each and every day'.

Governor Signs Abortion Restrictions Bill

For Missouri Republicans, forcing restrictions on abortion that are both medically unnecessary and legally perilous seems to be a gift that keeps on giving. The measure passed Tuesday would limit that to doctors who refer women to receive abortions or the physicians performing abortions. "Women in Missouri already face some of nation's most burdensome restrictions when it comes to accessing reproductive health care".

Allentown Mayor Facing Charges

Pawlowski and his attorney are scheduled to hold a news conference in Allentown Wednesday afternoon. Pawlowski remained confident despite the allegations, telling the Allentown Morning Call he will continue to run for a fourth term. The campaign contributions bribe were to be made to Acosta's wife, Rebecca, who was campaigning herself for an elected position as a district justice.

Hot Performer of the day: Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

State Street Corp now owns 826,813 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $13,212,000 after buying an additional 80,077 shares during the last quarter. ABX's mean Piotroski F-Score: 7 in the past 7 years. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Barrick Gold Corporation will post $0.71 EPS for the current year.

Firefighters rescue woman trapped in vehicle by flash flooding in KC area

Hours later, they were rescued from the roof by Kansas City firefighters in a boat. Between four and seven inches of rain fell overnight in east-central Kansas and west-central Missouri, the National Weather Center reported. Creeks in the area swelled from the downpour, including the Indian Creek at State Line - which crested at 27 feet, a new record by almost 2 feet. "So we got the ceiling tiles out of the way and we were in the ceiling".

Power out for Hatteras, Ocracoke

Tideland Electric says power went out to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands around 4:30 a.m. If the materials needed are not locally available, the repairs could instead take weeks. Meteorologist Jeremy Wheeler says the Hatteras area should expect temperatures in the upper 80's Thursday, with a southwest breeze. There were no impacts to roads or bridges in Dare County as of Thursday, according to county officials.

Solar eclipse interactive tool shows how much eclipse at your location choice

CDT with the moon obscuring 96.6 percent of the sun. North America is in the prime spot to see the August 21 eclipse with the best spots along a 70-mile wide viewing path that cuts through Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and SC.

USA general: North Korea ICBM threat advancing faster than expected

Fallon began by scolding China for not increasing pressure against its reclusive, militarized neighbor, while Bishop joined him by calling for worldwide unity at a time of uncertainty. In the past year alone Kim Jong Un has tested 28 missiles, more than his father and his grandfather during their entire reign combined. The U.K. and Australia have accused China of not doing enough to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear and ballistic weapons, but China said that isn't its problem.

Forecast: Cooler, drier air moves in; decent chance of rain by Wednesday

A very weak high pressure moves in for Thursday . The weather service called for more sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s on Friday through the weekend. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday night showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms, lows in the mid 60s.

India's Bihar State Has New Government As Chief Minister Shifts Allegiance

Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress leader: BJP tried all tactics to destabilise states where Opposition ran governments. "The new BJP-JD-U government is founded upon political conspiracy rather than people's mandate and has no right to continue even for a day as it is an affront to the mandate given by people of Bihar ", he said.

Samsung hits record quarterly profit on back of semiconductor business

Revenue increased 19.76 percent from a year earlier to 61 trillion won in the second quarter, and net income soared 89.04 percent to 11.05 trillion won. "Greater use of smartphones and tablet PCs instead of computers is driving the rise of companies like Samsung", Chung said. Samsung said it spent 12.7 trillion won on capital expenditure for the second quarter, including 7.5 trillion won for the semiconductor business and 4.5 trillion won for the display segment.

VALE SA (NYSE:VALE) EPS Analysis

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub " was originally published by BNB Daily and is the sole property of of BNB Daily. Previously Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01 with surprise factor of 2.1%.

Wrong way driver in Ventura leaves three dead on Highway 101

The Toyota Scion collided head-on with the Nissan Versa. "This suspect vehicle in this crash struck another vehicle, and that vehicle was traveling in the middle lane at the time", said CHP Sgt. Authorities said the driver was going northbound on the southbound side, doing up to 100 miles per hour. Anyone who has information can contact the Ventura area CHP office at 805-662-2640.

Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque

Palestinians believe that Israel intends to change the status-quo at the site while many Israelis voice frustration over what they see as restrictions on Jewish prayer at the complex. Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for worldwide relations, is headed to Israel in a bid to help reduce tensions as Jerusalem's Temple Mount remains a flashpoint and after a Palestinian terrorist killed three Israelis from the same family in a West Bank stabbing attack.

Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFR) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

It was reported on Jul, 27 by Barchart.com . Cullen/Frost Bankers (NYSE:CFR) traded down 4.02% on Thursday, hitting $92.63. Argi Investment Services Llc decreased its stake in Cummins Inc Com (CMI) by 50.07% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) Experiences Light Trading Volume

It is down 0.85% since July 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.50% the S&P500. A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on HPP shares. First Retail Bank Of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services has 1.73% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag holds 0.08% or 2.99 million shares in its portfolio.

Hillary Clinton will "let her guard down" in new memoir

Clinton was the first woman nominated for president by a major party, and faced Donald Trump, who had no political experience but still won the election. Either way, the book is available for pre-order now, and will be available in bookstores and online on September 12 , 2017. In the letter, he told Congress he opened the FBI's investigation into Clinton's use of a private email .

Help make miracles happen when you buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard treat

If you're a fan of Dairy Queen blizzards, you can get one on Thursday to help out a good cause. Children's Miracle Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children. DQC is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family, a company controlled by Warren Buffet. A lot of them in our area, we actually have 12 in our region that are choosing to donate a dollar or more, in most cases a dollar to two dollars, per blizzard sale.

34th National Night Out is Tuesday

The organization describes the event as "an annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live". National Night Out involves over 38.5 million people and more than 16,000 communities from all 50 states. "Preventing and solving crime is a community effort" said Yaniero.

John McCain Spends Weekend Outdoors With Daughter, Friend

John McCain , days after he received a brain-cancer diagnosis. After he voted, McCain stood at his seat and accepted hugs and handshakes from senators in both parties, drawing laughter from the spectators' gallery when he and Vermont Sen.

Metal Detectors To Be Scrapped At Jerusalem Holy Site

Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening - creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel. Protests would continue until the check was completed, they said. This was one battle that the Arabs, especially East Jerusalem's Arab residents, could not afford to lose.

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