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Sukma attack Rajnath not to play Holi

Sukma attack Rajnath not to play Holi

They looted some weapons and communication equipment from the dead CRPF personnel, who belonged to the 219 Battalion, the sources said. "Saddened by the killing of CRPF personnel in Sukma. "Our squad retaliated but by then 12 jawans were killed", said a CRPF official. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here to assess the situation and met the four jawans injured in the Maoist attack on Saturday. Read More

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Precedent: Right After 1992 Election Bill Clinton Fired US Attorney Jeff Sessions

A Justice Department spokeswoman said as has been the case in prior transitions, numerous USA attorneys nominated by the previous administration already have left. But Sessions' actions are being closely scrutinized by Democrats after a rocky start to the attorney general's time at the Justice Department. "The White House probably didn't want to fire him outright so as to maintain the appearance of following the custom of replacing most or all of the US Attorneys, who are political ... Read More

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Washington State Asks Judge to Block New Trump Travel Ban

Washington State Asks Judge to Block New Trump Travel Ban

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday the administration believed the revised travel ban will stand up to legal scrutiny. "He's talked about fighting this on both fronts". The first change is aimed at political objections to the original order, since Iraq's inclusion threatened its cooperation with USA efforts to battle the terrorist group Islamic State. Read More

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Meraz returning to Regional Spelling Bee

Meraz returning to Regional Spelling Bee

But for 5-year-old Edith Fuller, the word could be a synonym for success. The parents were quizzing her on spelling, and asked her to spell "restaurant, " a word she hadn't been taught. Beasley said when Edith competed in the regional contest, she asked the announcer for the definition and language of origin for each word before spelling it correctly. Read More

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State Deptartment spokesman: I didn't know Mexican diplomat was in DC

State Deptartment spokesman: I didn't know Mexican diplomat was in DC

While the department later said that U.S. Secretary of State and former Exxon Mobil-boss Rex Tillerson had spoken by phone to Videgaray before his trip, the two did not meet. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Thursday that "possible deals over trade could be reached toward the end of the year", Reuters reports. Videgaray said funding for the wall was not discussed on Thursday, and was it clear when the two leaders would meet next. Read More

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A+E Networks Joins Hulu Live Streaming TV Service Lineup

A+E Networks Joins Hulu Live Streaming TV Service Lineup

The company is still striking deals with networks to flesh out its channel offerings, and it looks like that channel roster will be noticeably lacking some big ones. Originally, according to a source familiar with Hulu's plans, it wanted to launch the service in time for the NCAA March Madness tournament. As part of moves to shore up relations with traditional pay-TV distributors, Viacom has removed its programmes from Amazon Prime, as well as Hulu's on-demand streaming service, and has never ... Read More

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BJP eyes power in Goa; Manohar Parrikar likely to be CM

BJP eyes power in Goa; Manohar Parrikar likely to be CM

The assembly polls in Goa were held for 40 seats with a total of 251 candidates contesting the polls. While the BJP rejoices in the thumping victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, it has lost Goa to Congress. Of the three independent legislators, Rohan Khaunte has said he would back the Congress, if it staked claim to form a government. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar might return to Goa to become chief minister and help the BJP outmanoeuvre the Congress by forming the next ... Read More

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Washington state to challenge Trump travel ban as legal opposition mounts

Washington state to challenge Trump travel ban as legal opposition mounts

A judge will hear the injunction on March 15, a day before the ban takes effect. In an announcement Thursday, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson contended that Judge James Robart's February 3 ruling - which suspended Trump's first ban nationwide until a challenge brought by Washington and Minnesota could be heard in court - ought to cover the second ban, despite revisions that narrowed who would be affected. Read More

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Japan: Fukushima refugees to lose benefits

Japan: Fukushima refugees to lose benefits

For the last six years, the streets of the towns abandoned in the wake of the Fukushima disaster have been walked, not by people, but by wild, radioactive boars . Fukushima, the nuclear power station that went into meltdown after a massive natural disaster six years ago, has a new menace on its streets. He leads a team of 13 hunters assigned to catch and kill the wild boars with air rifle, trapping them in cages by using rice flour as bait. Read More

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Daylight Saving Time: Clocks 'Spring Forward' One Hour Tonight

Daylight Saving Time: Clocks 'Spring Forward' One Hour Tonight

The reasoning behind daylight savings and the time shifts was to take advantage of the daylight in the mornings and the lighter evenings during the summer. Daylight Saving Time is not observed in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. And, for Daylight Saving Time , just take Charles Dickens' words for it: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times". Read More

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Donald Trump's new travel ban too in court's firing line

Donald Trump's new travel ban too in court's firing line

Judge James Robart of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington , based in Seattle , ruled on February 3 in favor of the states of Washington and Minnesota and put the travel ban on hold, prompting the U.S. In the complaint, Katyal, who served as acting solicitor general under President Barack Obama, argues that the new order still suffers from fatal legal flaws. Read More

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Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

The not-so-good part? When it starts, you lose an hour. This year's DST switch comes eight days ahead of the spring equinox on March 20 at 6:29 a.m. Though it was better spaced when Daylight Saving Time was closer to six months long than eight, changing the clocks is still a good time to change the batteries in your smoke / CO detectors. Read More

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DTE Customers Without Power For Third Day

DTE Customers Without Power For Third Day

He called the storm one of the worst in state history, and said in many ways it was worse than the ice-storm of 2013. More than 700,000 DTE Energy customers were without power at the peak at 8 p.m., making this the storm with the largest number of outages in the utility's history, said Lisa Bolla, communications specialist for DTE Energy. Read More

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After poll defeat, heartbroken Irom Sharmila says she will quit politics

After poll defeat, heartbroken Irom Sharmila says she will quit politics

The Bharatiya Janata Party's Leitanthem Basanta Singh was the only candidate who made even a dent in the votes that were heavily in Ibobi's favour by winning just over 8,000 votes. While Congress secured 28 seats, its chief rival BJP produced a creditable performance winning 21 seats in the north-eastern state. Irom Sharmila added, "What we really need to be is the power to bring the change and make the difference from dark to light". Read More

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Stocks in Action: Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Delcath Systems, Inc. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $16 and the Mean Price Target is $16. Looking into the profitability ratios of PANW stock, investor will find its ROE, ROA, ROI standing at -29.50%, -8.40% and -15.10%, respectively. MA ended last trade at $3.98 a share and the price is up more than 4.46% so far this year. Read More

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European Banks Get 'Draghi Boost' After ECB President's Policy Hints

European Banks Get 'Draghi Boost' After ECB President's Policy Hints

Due to all the macroeconomic events taking place in the United Kingdom, it is likely the Bank of England will retain interest rates low for a while, which could potentially further hurt the British pound. Writing last week, the team said: "We expect Mario Draghi to acknowledge that the downside risks to the economic outlook have ebbed in recent weeks, but partly thanks to the upcoming elections, he will probably stress that the overall balance of risks is still tilted to the downside". Read More

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Dicks Sporting Goods Inc

Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) traded down 1.62% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $61.24. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.5 EPS. The company's price sits -6.35% below from its 50-day moving average of $50.94 and -8.54% below from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $55.87. Read More

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Research Report for: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Research Report for: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. Occidental Petroleum's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -400.00%. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.10. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -1.4%. Read More

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Modi's BJP set for major election victory in India's most populous state

Modi's BJP set for major election victory in India's most populous state

Microsoft's Bing has also announced that it will provide live Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur, Punjab, and UP election results onSaturday. The state that voted in a single phase recorded a voting of 68%. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is expected to challenge Modi for power in 2019. Though Akhilesh Yadav - the dynamic young chief minister of Uttar Pradesh - finally emerged victorious in the bitter power struggle in his family by gaining full control of his party, he failed to woo voters in ... Read More

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Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Vesuvius Plc (VSVS)

It has underperformed by 2.34% the S&P500. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 327 ($4.00) price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, December 6th. Receive Senior PLC News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Senior PLC with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. Read More

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Industrial output rose 2.7% in January

Industrial output rose 2.7% in January

The latest factory output data came barely ten days after the government forecast India's "real" or inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) will likely to grow at 7.1 percent in 2016-17, running counter to analyst projections that had forecast a sharp deceleration in the broader economy because of demonetisation. Read More

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NCAA Indoor Championships Stream on ESPN3

NCAA Indoor Championships Stream on ESPN3

Maggard will be in the same heat as Mountain West rival Josh Kerr. The two-day event will take place at the Gilliam Indoor Track on the campus of Texas A&M. Valentine clocked in a time of 48.85 to secure a spot in the finals on Saturday afternoon. Georgia's Keturah Orji finished fourth in the triple jump at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last summer and is coming off a record-setting performance at the Southeastern Conference indoor meet when she established an American and collegiate ... Read More

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Spring forward into Daylight Savings Time Sunday

Spring forward into Daylight Savings Time Sunday

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and reverts to Standard Time on the first Sunday in November which this year will be November 5th. Jain suggests getting some sunlight as early as possible. State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs filed House Bill 2400 to stop the bi-annual time change. Read More

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Worth Watching Stock: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Worth Watching Stock: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

They issued a "buy" rating and a $100.00 price objective for the company. " Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD ) Position Boosted by TCW Group Inc." was reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 16th will be paid a $0.52 dividend. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.56%. Read More

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The Trump presidency on March 10 at 12:20 PM EST

Mr Trump is unpopular among Palestinians because he appeared to break with established USA policy on a two-state solution and adopt a friendlier position towards the Israeli government. Palestinian officials indicated Abbas would emphasize his concern about Israeli settlement-building on occupied land and the need for a two-state solution to the conflict. Read More

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U.S. rig count increases 12 this week to 768; Louisiana up 5

U.S. rig count increases 12 this week to 768; Louisiana up 5

The Baker Hughes North American Rig Count continues to climb. By basin, the DJ-Niobrara in Wyoming and Colorado saw a four-rig gain. Oil prices remained down. But a debate is raging over how innovative producers have become vs. how much they relied on discounts. United States drilling activity became the focus of markets again this week as oil prices plunged after data showed that inventory levels continued to rise. Read More

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Jobs report takes away last hurdle to Fed interest-rate hike

Before the report was released, economists said it would take an unusually weak payroll tally to convince Federal Reserve policymakers to put off a rate hike next week that they've signaled is all but certain. Construction payrolls surged 58,000, the biggest gain since March 2007, boosted by warmer weather. "Markets will be keenly focused on how the Fed messages the path beyond". Read More

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What's Going on with the Price of Oil?

What's Going on with the Price of Oil?

Crude prices ended weaker for a third straight day on Friday to three-month lows and the biggest cumulative decline since February of previous year as the supply response to a coordinated pact to trim oil output turns the tone bearish. Ministers from Saudi Arabia and Iraq said this week at an energy conference in Houston that it was too early to consider whether cuts would be extended beyond June. Read More

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