Wednesday June 20-th, 2018

Wal-Mart: 2017 In Review

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Comgest Global Investors Sas increased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 29.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. now owns 7,654 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $579,000 after ...

Obama Tweets About Hope in the New Year, Trump Bashes Enemies Obama Tweets About Hope in the New Year, Trump Bashes Enemies

Billy Graham, 2 percent; 5) John McCain, 2 percent; 6) Elon Musk, 2 percent; 7) Bernie Sanders, 1 percent; 9) Benjamin Netanyahu, 1 percent. Gallup said about one-quarter of respondents could not name a man or woman they admire most, roughly simi...

Victims of Troy quadruple homicide identified

Jackie Robinson of the city's African American Pastoral Alliance told the New York Daily News . She says she last spoke with her sister last week. "Our hearts are broken and our thoughts and deepest condolences are with their family and loved on...

9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack 9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

Local media said the dead attacker had been wearing an explosive belt, and that two other bombs had been defused near the church. Two unidentified gunmen killed nine people as they opened fire early Friday on a church south of Cairo, ahead of Copti...

New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

The "safety zone" will be, according to organisers, a space for women to go who may have been harassed or feel uncomfortable, and will be staffed by members of the Red Cross, Kronen Zeitung reports . Along with an increased police presence of bo...

National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint

Kathy Behrens, the NBA's president of social responsibility, said that the designation was provided by a third-party contractor and apologized for its use, wrote the Jerusalem Post . It is a place contested by both Muslims and Jews, who refer to i...

Four Killed By Blast At Kabul News Agency Four Killed By Blast At Kabul News Agency

The ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency said the terror group carried out the attack. Since they emerged two years ago in Afghanistan, they have relentlessly targeted Shiites. "I am appalled by this despicable attack on a cultural centre in Kabul which ...

Terrorists Attack Coptic Church in Cairo, at Least Eight Killed

Friday's attack took place as Egyptian Coptic Christians, who make up 10 percent of the country's 93 million population, make preparations to celebrate Christmas on 7 January. Earlier, security officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said two p...

'Displeased' Gujarat Dy CM yet to take charge of portfolios 'Displeased' Gujarat Dy CM yet to take charge of portfolios

Meanwhile, taking a dig at Mr. Nitin Patel , the quota agitation leader Hardik Patel invited him to join his stir to fight for justice to the Patidar community. In the previous government, Nitin Patel used to handle important portfolios like finance...

Putin signs law toughening conviction for terrorist recruiters up to life imprisonment Putin signs law toughening conviction for terrorist recruiters up to life imprisonment

Russian Federation has repeatedly been the target of attacks by Islamist militant groups, including an attack in April that killed 14 people when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a metro tunnel in St. Investigators have opened a criminal...

Three dead, including shooter, at Houston auto fix shop Three dead, including shooter, at Houston auto fix shop

He said police have contacted the family of the shooter, but declined to confirm the gender of the shooter. According to HPD, the gunman walked into the business and fatally shot two people before committing suicide outside the building. Finner sai...

Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill is slated to certify the special election results Thursday. Drama already is set at a high level with Doug Jones becoming the first Democrat in 25 years to win a senate seat in the state. But Moore and his...

China denies improper North Korea oil supplies after Trump criticism China denies improper North Korea oil supplies after Trump criticism

A South Korean newspaper said this week, citing unidentified officials, that ships believed to be Chinese transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea. China has repeatedly said it is fully enforcing all resolutions against North Korea, despite sus...

State Department Releases Huma Abedin Emails Found on Anthony Weiner's Laptop State Department Releases Huma Abedin Emails Found on Anthony Weiner's Laptop

Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyTrump: Dershowitz interview on "witch hunt" a "must watch" Comey after Trump tweet: FBI is honest, strong, independent Former ethics director: Trump's tweet on Flynn would have ended past administrat...

Palestinian envoy shares stage with Hafiz Saeed, angers India Palestinian envoy shares stage with Hafiz Saeed, angers India

India was left fuming on Friday after a picture of the Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan attending a rally along with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed went viral on social media. While The countries that voted against the UN General Assembl...

Area unemployment drops for sixth straight month Area unemployment drops for sixth straight month

The job growth came in professional and business services, retail trade and local government. "While we are still growing slower than the nation, IL is seeing the benefits of a pro-business administration that is committed to fostering innovation, at...

Virginia's Tiebreaker Draw Is Postponed; Pivotal Race Still In Doubt Virginia's Tiebreaker Draw Is Postponed; Pivotal Race Still In Doubt

So without a victor determined in the 94th District, the State Board of Elections is waiting for some signal from the judges who certified the recount that they will or will not take some action. Republican leaders in the state also rebuked Simonds' ...

Manipur Guv lends voice to Modi's stand on triple talaq Manipur Guv lends voice to Modi's stand on triple talaq

We said it time and again that even if triple talaq is reprehensible and Muslim men must notuseit, itbecomes valid if someone has pronounced it. "An option is always open to challenge the law passed by the Parliament, in the apex court which is a...

Dog found 'frozen solid' on OH porch Dog found 'frozen solid' on OH porch

Brown's observation of the dogs' food and water was a bit different from Vallejo's assertion. Harvey says the care dogs need in the winter is more than any other time of the year. "I wasn't staying there, but I was going back and forth and feeding th...

Not Everyone in Meghan Markle's Family Is Excited for Her Engagement Not Everyone in Meghan Markle's Family Is Excited for Her Engagement

She added, "But more importantly it has to do with the inter-racial evolution of this country through the lens of my life and my family since the Civil Rights Act until present, and how that intersects with this recent event with my sister, you kn...

Wind chill advisory in effect from midnight to noon Saturday Wind chill advisory in effect from midnight to noon Saturday

Higher terrains will be particularly vulnerable to low wind chills. Wind chills will also drop into the -20s and even -30s across the North Country and parts of the Capital Region. We'll have another blog post later today detailing Thursday's cold....

NY Gov Cuomo: GOP Tax Law Potentially 'Unconstitutional,' 'Double Taxation' NY Gov Cuomo: GOP Tax Law Potentially 'Unconstitutional,' 'Double Taxation'

Cuomo's speech next week will come on the first day of the new legislative session in Albany. Borjas is a transgender advocate and has helped run HIV testing programs for transgender workers. And he commuted the sentences of two individuals. "This ...

Trump attacks China after report of North Korea oil transfer Trump attacks China after report of North Korea oil transfer

The seizure and inspection took place in November, but it was reported only after South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper published U.S. reconnaissance photos on Tuesday that were part of a U.S. "We condemn these acts and hope that any UNSC members, ...

Heavy snow, rain and wind cause travel disruption across Britain Heavy snow, rain and wind cause travel disruption across Britain

Heavy downpours saw roads swamped with water, and trees were felled due to the wind as the weather system made its way eastwards. Further snow is forecast for parts of the region on Sunday. An amber warning has been issued by the Met Office with 12...

Several shot in Long Beach, police say Several shot in Long Beach, police say

Authorities and the mayor of Long Beach said the shooting appeared to be a workplace homicide. The suspect and a victim are believed to be deceased, the police said. Check back for updates on this developing story . Video posted from the scene ...

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