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World News The Moon Hits a Rare Trifecta
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The Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bengaluru also set up few telescopes in open spaces for public viewing of the eclipse. Traffic was backed up more than a mile around the observatory. That's when the moon will be closest to Earth in its elliptical orbit - 238,000 miles from Earth, and 30,000 miles closer to earth than usual. But compounding the situation further than the possible cloud colour is that it can be hard to spot the moon when there is a lunar eclipse , Felhofer said.

Author: 0 United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at UBS Group

Company Comml Bank has 0.84% invested in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX ). Overall, 3.48 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 3.32 Million shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ST in report on Tuesday, December 12 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, November 16 with "Neutral".

World News DStv will not renew ANN7's contract, says Multichoice
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MultiChoice says it will be looking for a new black-owned TV channel to replace it. "In addition, we will ensure processes are put in place to highlight issues of controversy as they arise and we will deal with them swiftly", Mawela said.

World News 49 fentanyl deaths in northern BC previous year
Author: 0 49 fentanyl deaths in northern BC previous year

In total, there were 1,422 illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C.in 2017, up from 993 in 2016. In both 2016 and 2017, there were 31 fentanyl-detected overdose death in Kamloops, meaning the deadly drug was present in 79% of overdose deaths a year ago.

World News Little Boy Found On Texas Beach Had Been Abused
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Police have estimated that the boy was 3 or 4 years old and weighed 26 to 30 pounds, which is about half the healthy weight for his age, the Morning News reported. They also took his fingerprints and DNA - none of which showed up in national databases. There was no family or friends to claim or identify the child.

World News New Jersey governor spins up offshore wind power plan
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The decision comes after Christie embraced offshore wind production, signing a bill in 2010 to set up offshore wind tax credits, but then later failed to green-light projects. After the creation of a process to approve such plans, the BPU will issue a solicitation calling for proposed offshore wind projects for the generation of 1,100 megawatts of electric power - the nation's largest such solicitation to date.

World News Ghoomar goes viral at NBA basketball match
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Well, it seems that the massive outrage by several fringe groups like the Shri Rajput Karni Sena has done a lot of free publicity for the film. The Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh film, which was initially titled Padmavati, braved its fair share of controversies before its release and even now people are opining about it.

World News Budget deal piles on the tax for middle-income earners
Author: 0 Budget deal piles on the tax for middle-income earners

The Greens also secured a major boost for local public sector workers such as teachers, moving the salary threshold at which the pay rise decreases from 3% to 2% from £30,000 to £36,500. The plans will also see nearly 73,000 nurses, teachers and police officers given a bigger pay rise than expected and Scotland's local councils handed an extra £170m, sparing them from further budget cuts.

World News United States must modernize & rebuild its nuclear arsenal to deter any aggression
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MOSCOW-Russia will send home all migrant workers from North Korea by the end of 2019 to comply with sanctions imposed by the U.N. Security Council, Interfax news agency quoted the Russian ambassador to North Korea as saying on Tuesday. Trump explained: "His brother and sister gave him what little food they had to help him recover, and ate dirt themselves, permanently stunting their growth".

Author: 0 Putin orders sports competition for banned Russian Olympic athletes

He said Russia considers the decisions not to allow some Russian athletes to take part in the 2018 Olympics to be unusual. Putin suggested that sports have become mixed up with politics and apologised for not being able to shield the athletes from that.

World News Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'
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Rosenstein had gone to the White House "seeking President Donald Trump's help", CNN reports, "in fighting off document demands from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes ". President", Rosenstein reportedly told Trump. Rosenstein "appeared surprised by the President's questions", which were highly inappropriate, and responded in a generic fashion.

Author: 0 Pyongyang cancels inter-Korean event over media 'bias'

The very first performance of global performing arts troupe Art on Stage, which consists of over 110 teams from around the world, and the Korean National Ballet's "Anna Karenina" have enjoyed strong ticket sales. The IOC approved a unified women's ice hockey team, with 12 North Korean players and one official from North Korea added to the South Korea's 23-woman roster.

World News Indian cleric 'forbids' Muslim ladies from gazing at luscious 'footballer thighs'
Author: 0 Indian cleric 'forbids' Muslim ladies from gazing at luscious 'footballer thighs'

Nasir has been a controversial figure even before he ascended to the post of the grand mufti. Indian cleric "forbids" Muslim women from gazing at luscious "footballer thighs" A senior cleric at one of the world's largest Sunni Muslim seminaries has issued a religious decree saying that Muslim women should not watch men playing football - even on television.

World News Democrats give five different State of the Union responses
Author: 0 Democrats give five different State of the Union responses

Republicans led multiple rounds of enthusiastic applause during the speech, but for the opposition party it was a more somber affair. "He made no mention of the Russian Federation investigation that has dogged his presidency, nor did he acknowledge the #MeToo moment, even as female lawmakers wore black to mark the cultural moment", the New York Times wrote about the speech.

Author: 0 Israeli army shoots dead Palestinian teen in West Bank

Gabriel, who described himself as a friend of Israel and a foreign minister of a country with a special commitment to its security, said he was "sincerely anxious about Israel's mid- and long-term options". Earlier in the day Netanyahu corrected the record during a joint news conference held with his German visitor after Gabriel said he was encouraged that Netanyahu's government supported a two-state solution "with secure Israeli borders".

World News Federal Bureau of Investigation cites grave concerns on memo release
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation cites grave concerns on memo release

But in another party-line vote , the committee voted against making a competing memo from Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the committee's top Democrat , available as well. This report needs to be released - now. "That's a pretty big step to go to court to try to keep the American people from learning something". Steve King , R-Iowa.

World News Saudi says $107bn received in corruption settlements
Author: 0 Saudi says $107bn received in corruption settlements

In a statement, the attorney-general said that the settlement represented a range of asset types including real estate, securities, cash and other assets. Officials said that while Prince Alwaleed and other tycoons had agreed to financial settlements after admitting to unspecified "violations", they could resume their business much as before.

World News Gov. issues 'Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday' proclamation
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Henry McMaster wants his state's residents to use their legs on Super Bowl Sunday. Well, to insure that basically everyone in the state of SC is standing (and not kneeling) during the anthem, Republican Governor Henry McMaster has issued a proclamation declaring the highly-watched football event "Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday".

World News Jiah Khan Death Case: Charges Framed Against Sooraj Pancholi
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This charge of abetment of suicide can prove fatal for the filmy career of the 27- year- old actor as the charge under Section 306 of the IPC has the maximum punishment of 10 years. The chargesheet further says that Khan had left Panscholi's house, where she had been staying for two days, the same morning she died. The trauma could have caused her to commit suicide.

World News Fossil of school bus-sized dinosaur dug up in Egyptian desert
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The discovery of the fossilised remains of a new species of dinosaur in the Sahara Desert has been described as a crucial "edge piece" of a largely unfinished palaeontological jigsaw depicting African dinosaurs. A lot of Africa is covered in grasslands, savannas and rain forests that obscure underlying rock where fossils may be found, said postdoctoral researcher Eric Gorscak of the Field Museum in Chicago, who was formerly at Ohio University.

Author: 0 Shares Losing Ground: Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC)

EEI's SI was 2,600 shares in January as released by FINRA. Barclays set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Santander Consumer USA and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. SC has been the topic of several recent research reports. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 11 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock is performing -12.23% year to date.

World News Top US General: North Korea Hasn't Demonstrated All Components of ICBM
Author: 0 Top US General: North Korea Hasn't Demonstrated All Components of ICBM

But he didn't mention negotiations or engagement with Pyongyang, as he did in Seoul in November, and he focused on the effort to undermine the credibility of Kim Jong Un's regime. "Past experience has taught us that complacency and concessions only invite aggression and provocation", he said. Trump had recently held back on harsher language after having threatened a year ago to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea, which has threatened to target U.S.

World News `Totally ashamed´ minister shocks friends by resigning…
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Bates has carried out a series of other walks for charity, including walking 1,000 miles around the United Kingdom to raise money for the victims of terrorist attacks, and a 3,000-mile solo walk from Olympia to London to raise awareness for the Olympic Truce.

World News Shatrughan Sinha joins arms with Yashwant Sinha; launches 'Rashtra Manch'
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Jabalpur: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha has said that investigation agencies of the country are being misused against people with different ideologies. Not just Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Singh, who was also present at the launch of the political front, faced the wrath of the Telangana BJP. Arguing that the group is not a political party or against any party, Sinha said that it's a 'national movement'.

World News Investor's Buzzer - Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
Author: 0 Investor's Buzzer - Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

A score higher than -1.78 is an indicator that the company might be manipulating their numbers. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Guggenheim. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, August 23. As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more.

World News Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Nancy Pelosi 'should smile a lot more'
Author: 0 Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Nancy Pelosi 'should smile a lot more'

Trump replied , "Don't worry". White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during an appearance on CNN took a swipe at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's seemingly sour expression during President Trump's first State of the Union address - and she used one the internet's most widely hated phrases to do it.

World News U.S. classifies data on districts under Taliban's control
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In its latest report to Congress, SIGAR also noted that the expanded authorities the Trump administration provided to USA forces in Afghanistan in its new Afghan strategy, announced in August, have resulted in a significant uptick in United States air strikes and special operations against the insurgency.

World News Duvall: Unity, Reform, Upgrades themes in President Trump's address
Author: 0 Duvall: Unity, Reform, Upgrades themes in President Trump's address

He said many people attended, including U.S. Supreme Court justices, generals and even U.S. Sen. President Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the US House of Representatives on January 30, 2018. Though Trump did not mention South Asia or Pakistan, the fact sheet spoke of how his conditions-based South Asia Strategy provides "commanders with the authority and resources needed to deny terrorists the safe haven they seek in Afghanistan and Pakistan".

World News Trump's approval rating lowest in Vermont
Author: 0 Trump's approval rating lowest in Vermont

The rate broke the 50 percent mark in just 12 states: the same states in which he performed best during the 2016 elections, notably West Virginia, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Oklahoma, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, North and South Dakota.

World News House Intelligence Committee approves release of FISA abuse memo
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee approves release of FISA abuse memo

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) compiled the three-and-a-half-page document; it alleges that the entire investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia hinged on the Christopher Steele dossier , a paper exploring possible Trump-Russia ties compiled by a former British spy for the research firm Fusion GPS.

World News H&M to close up to 170 stores in 2018, reports say
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The growth target of the H&M group to increase sales in local currencies by 10 - 15 per cent per year with continued high profitability is a long-term target. Afound will launch its online marketplace and first physical store in Sweden later in 2018 . The fashion retailer looks to extend its prowess on their online shops and upgrade their online shopping experience with better investments on their website and other similar future plans.

World News Hawaii emergency boss quits over false missile attack alert
Author: 0 Hawaii emergency boss quits over false missile attack alert

According to a statement written by the employee , he or she heard, "this is not a drill ", but not the word "exercise". Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) administrator Vern Miyagi stepped down Monday. "The recording began by saying 'exercise, exercise, exercise, ' language that is consistent with the beginning of the script for the drill ", Wiley said.

World News Troubled Bernard Tomic needs to help himself - Lleyton Hewitt
Author: 0 Troubled Bernard Tomic needs to help himself - Lleyton Hewitt

Tomic, who is on his way back to Australia after walking out on reality show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here , has been widely criticised by other famous sporting names. NRL star Benji Marshall has reached out to Bernard Tomic after the controversial Australian tennis player hinted at suffering from depression. "The important thing is that there's a reason why I played Davis Cup for Australia at the youngest age in history and there's a reason why my record stands that good".