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The Philippine president has declared a Christmas truce with communist guerrillas and urged them to reciprocate the goodwill gesture after recently scrapping peace talks with the insurgents and declaring them terrorists. December 23 to 11:59 p.m. December 26 and 6 p.m. December 30 to 11:59 p.m. January 2. Despite the ceasefire declaration, the Armed Forces of the Philippines will still consider communist rebels as terrorists, military chief of staff, Gen.
  • PM Najib to lead protest against USA recognition of Jerusalem

    PM Najib to lead protest against USA recognition of Jerusalem

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    All the six panellists of a special forum at the Putra Mosque here yesterday voiced their support for Palestine and expressed opposition to the United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The ruling party united behind Najib at a conference this month, letting him stand unopposed in a party leadership contest due next year. "We want East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine", he added.
  • United States planning to separate families of undocumented migrants

    United States planning to separate families of undocumented migrants

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    What it entails, though, is a proposal to split up families if they are apprehended while attempting to cross the border without documentation. In line with the existing US policy, the families of undocumented migrants are not separated before deportation, and are either kept together in specialised facilities or released before their deportation hearings.
  • LM tax collector: No 2018 property tax prepayments accepted

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    This year, you may want to add "paying property taxes" to your Christmas to-do list. State law in Vermont and New Hampshire allows property owners to pre-pay their taxes, subject to certain conditions, and in Vermont, the law says municipalities may vote to offer discounts for doing so.
  • U.S. ambassador denies own 'fake news' claim

    U.S. ambassador denies own 'fake news' claim

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    But the Nieuwsuur journalist showed him a clip of the comments from 2015. The incident is a freaky quagmire of denials and accusations. At the point when the columnist stood up to Hoekstra with the clasp, he denied utilizing the expression " fake news ".
  • Nurse arrested on charges of killing patients

    Nurse arrested on charges of killing patients

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    They had been dismissed from a hospital in the town of Biancavilla in Catania Province so that they could die among loved ones at home. None were originally thought suspect because the patients were all dying. An Italian stretcher-bearer suspected of intentionally killing patients to get payouts from a funeral home allegedly linked to the mafia was arrested Thursday in a scandal investigators are calling the " ambulance of death ".
  • MISSILE ACTIVITIES: New & tougher sanctions underway for defiant North Korea

    MISSILE ACTIVITIES: New & tougher sanctions underway for defiant North Korea

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    North Korean government representatives could not be immediately reached for comment. The United States is drawing up plans for a "bloody nose" military strike at North Korea to stop its nuclear weapons program, the U.K. The US Mission said then that a cutoff on new work permits would eventually cost North Korea about $500m a year once current work permits expire. China's representative to the United Nations has repeatedly called on the U.S.to adhere to four conditions regarding North ...
  • Congressman Michael Capuano On GOP Tax Bill 07:59 Download

    Congressman Michael Capuano On GOP Tax Bill 07:59 Download

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    Flush off his victory on tax policy , President Trump predicted Friday that Republicans and Democrats will come together to rebuild the U.S. - suggesting infrastructure as a "perfect place to start". CNN has conducted similar polls several times in years past, and 56 to 38 percent is by far their widest margin. And in the current poll, Democrats lead on dealing with sexual harassment (by 24 points), on looking out for the middle class (by 14 points) and on changing how things work in ...
  • North Korea reportedly testing anthrax-loaded ICBMs

    North Korea reportedly testing anthrax-loaded ICBMs

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    But Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis has talked about North Korea on numerous occasions, making it clear that it isn't in the same league as the USA militarily. Kim's speech came on the same day the UN Security Council planned to vote on a new proposal from the United States to expand sanctions against the isolated Asian country, in response to the ICBM test conducted on November 29.
  • United Nations to vote on draft nullifying Jerusalem move

    United Nations to vote on draft nullifying Jerusalem move

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    President Trump's recent validation of Jerusalem as Israel's eternal capital and the plan to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem has strengthened Israeli support for its longtime ally. Trump cast his December announcement about the embassy as a move that would make a peace agreement more likely, despite nearly universal rejection of the policy.
  • Trump advisers vent frustrations about 2018 strategy as president listens

    Trump advisers vent frustrations about 2018 strategy as president listens

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    Anger, too, has switched sides, with half of Democrats now saying they are "very angry" about the way things are going in the United States, up from 14% in 2015. Gorsuch on the Supreme Court and a record number of appeals-court judges , making big gains against a diminished Islamic State , and registering some very good economic numbers.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Analysts See $4.06 EPS

    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Analysts See $4.06 EPS

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    Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc invested 0.29% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation ( NYSE : LMT ). The stock decreased 0.60% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $318.05. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, June 1 report. The stock of TimkenSteel Corporation ( NYSE :TMST) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Jefferies.
  • Cardinal Bernard Law's Death Opens 'Old Wounds': O'Malley

    Cardinal Bernard Law's Death Opens 'Old Wounds': O'Malley

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    He had been named as a witness in the case of homosexual Fr. John Geoghan who had raped or molested an estimated 130 boys over 30 years. Ortiz told Deadspin that Law was one of the many people with whom he prayed with while on a trip to Rome after his mother's injury.
  • IMF, RBI flag persistent risks to India's banking system

    IMF, RBI flag persistent risks to India's banking system

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    Stress tests show that the while largest banks are sufficiently capitalized and profitable to withstand a deterioration in economic conditions, a group of public sector banks (PSBs) are highly vulnerable to further declines in asset quality and higher provisioning needs.
  • Details about Senate settlements emerge, but answer few questions

    Details about Senate settlements emerge, but answer few questions

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    The Senate Rules Committee revealed that almost $600,000 in 13 taxpayer-funded settlements have been paid to settle workplace misconduct in Congress' upper chamber between 1997 and 2017. According to the OOC data, there were four sex discrimination-related settlements in the Senate. "While the Rules Committee has been eager to provide this information in a transparent manner, it has been our priority to protect the victims involved in these settlements from further harm", Shelby said.
  • Manohar Parrikar U-turn on Mahadayi water makes Cong nervous

    Manohar Parrikar U-turn on Mahadayi water makes Cong nervous

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    The Mahadayi water sharing dispute is a contentious issue in Karnataka, which decades of protests could not resolve, and political parties have often lapped up the farmers' agitation to gain votes in several consecutive elections. The Mahadayi issue is an extremely sensitive one. Karnataka has for always been advocating out of court settlement of the issue and had sought Modi's intervention.
  • Beacon Financial Group Acquires New Holdings in US Bancorp (USB)

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    Rafferty Capital Markets downgraded U.S. Bancorp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $53.00 price objective on the stock.in a report on Thursday, April 20th. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Sunday, September 17 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Goldman Sachs. U.S.
  • Carnival (CCL) Given New $80.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus

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    It has outperformed by 7.42% the S&P500. Parametric Portfolio Associates Llc decreased Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) stake by 1.87% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 3 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:MMM) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.
  • India, China agree on maintaining peace, tranquility in border areas

    India, China agree on maintaining peace, tranquility in border areas

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    The Special Representatives also reviewed the development of India-China bilateral relations and agreed to maintain regular contact and to advance the development of bilateral relations in all areas, official said. They said that though a solution to the border dispute still eludes the two countries, a lot of headway has been made in the 19th round of talks in terms of working out mechanisms to restore peace and tranquillity along the border to resolve tensions out of the aggressive patrolling ...
  • Screenwriter Chosen for Quentin Tarantino 'Star Trek' Movie

    Screenwriter Chosen for Quentin Tarantino 'Star Trek' Movie

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    The screenwriter wrote and directed 2006 film Seance , 2007's Vacancy and together with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu , co-wrote critically acclaimed 2015 epic The Revenant , based on the novel of the same name by Michael Punke . The second installment, Star Trek Into Darkness, earned more than Dollars 460 million worldwide when it opened in May 2013. Smith is due to work on the script while Tarantino focuses on his next motion picture, a film about Charles Manson , which he had ...
  • Rahul Gandhi to chair his 1st CWC meeting as Congress chief today

    Rahul Gandhi to chair his 1st CWC meeting as Congress chief today

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    Chairing his first CWC meeting after becoming the party president, Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government at the Centre. On Thursday, a special CBI court said investigators had failed to prove allegations that 2G or second generation spectrum was allocated out-of-turn at cheaper rates in exchange for bribes when the Congress was in power and DMK's A Raja was telecom minister.