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World Apple Inc. (AAPL) Eyes Retail Presence In Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (AAPL) Eyes Retail Presence In Saudi Arabia

Citing an anonymous source, the publication notes that Apple has been carrying out licensing discussions with Saudi Arabia's foreign investment authority SAGIA. Amazon acquired Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com earlier in 2017, opening access for Amazon retail goods to be sold in the kingdom. The two organizations declined to remark, while SAGIA was not quickly accessible to answer inquiries regarding the discourses.

World Sex offender with Riverside victims arrested by Border Patrol
Author: 0 Sex offender with Riverside victims arrested by Border Patrol

On Monday recreational marijuana use will be legal in California, but that won't stop federal agents from busting individuals on busy freeways and backcountry highways - even in tiny amounts. On Christmas Eve, a passenger auto was referred to secondary inspection after a Border Patrol K9 alerted agents to the vehicle. Agents arrested Hiraj, and brought him to the station for additional record checks and post-arrest processing.

World How to keep water pipes safe from freezing winter temperatures
Author: 0 How to keep water pipes safe from freezing winter temperatures

So far, just four reports have come in about the underground water pipes being frozen. If water pipes are present within a garage, it's recommended that the door remain closed as much as possible. The American Red Cross also provides tips for preventing and thawing frozen pipes. Apply heat to the frozen pipe by warming the air around it, or by applying heat directly to a pipe.

World Jose Mourinho bemoans 's***' goals following Burnley draw
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho bemoans 's***' goals following Burnley draw

Leicester City drew 2-2 with Manchester United at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. "I have something in my head but I can not tell you", said Fellaini when asked about his future. "I am not happy with the result, I was not happy with the result against Leicester , but I am happy with my players". The comments Mourinho made about money and finances were certainly met by ridicule in most quarters, and it seems as though it's his way of putting pressure on the board and also trying to ...

World Time is Running Out for Federal CHIP Program
Author: 0 Time is Running Out for Federal CHIP Program

These are the families and children who will be hurt the most if our federal government fails to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP/CHP+) now. "I knew nothing about it, I knew nothing about it until I received the letter", said Wiggins. Community Health Centers have been waiting more than two months for Congress to provide long-term funding.

World IL joins nationwide broadband network for first responders
Author: 0 IL joins nationwide broadband network for first responders

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Roger L. Parrino, Sr. said, "It is important to recognize that our first responders need reliable tools to complete their mission at all times and this is especially true when communicating important information with our local, state and federal partners during a disaster or emergency".

World MSP Offers Safety Tips During Arctic Blast of Cold Temperatures this Week
Author: 0 MSP Offers Safety Tips During Arctic Blast of Cold Temperatures this Week

Temperatures have fallen into the teen's this morning with a light wind from the North making all the difference! MONDAY: Sunny. Cold. High: Mid 10s. Unsafe cold is expected overnight Thursday into Friday with wind chills plummeting to -20 degrees in some areas. Our average high temperature for late December is in the mid to upper 30s, while our average low temperature is in the lower 20s.

World Surveen Chawla married in 2015, finally reveals her husband Akshay Thakker
Author: 0 Surveen Chawla married in 2015, finally reveals her husband Akshay Thakker

She walked the aisle with businessman Akshay Thakker on July 28, 2015 in Northern Italy. Surveen posted the picture on Twitter and captioned the pictures, "And just like that, right in the middle of an extraordinary life, love gave us a fairy tale??..." "It was a personal choice to not talk about the marriage".

World Snow may fall two inches deep on Boxing Day
Author: 0 Snow may fall two inches deep on Boxing Day

Some delays to air travel due to snow are possible. England's capital will be cloudy but mild during the day, and wetter during the night. Some area's of Flintshire "could" see snow on the higher ground on Boxing Day and through to Wednesday the Met Office warns.

World City Council members' tweets give wrong update on Erica Garner
Author: 0 City Council members' tweets give wrong update on Erica Garner

The heart attack stemmed from Garner's asthma, the same condition that made her father so vulnerable to the police officer's deadly and illegal chokehold. Garner, who already had an 8-year-old son at the time, was informed by the doctors her heart had enlarged following complications during the pregnancy - something that Erica was not aware of until then.

World Hairdresser 'sliced customer's ear and shaved off chunks of his hair'
Author: 0 Hairdresser 'sliced customer's ear and shaved off chunks of his hair'

He then snipped the customer's ear with scissors. After the incident, the customer says that he quickly called the police. - A bad haircut - and a wounded ear - led to a Wisconsin hairstylist's arrest, authorities said. Shabani, who says the snip was an accident , was arrested on a tentative charge of mayhem and disorderly conduct while armed, DeSpain said. The customer got up and left to have his head completely shaved by another stylist before going home for Christmas.

Author: 0 Quadruple Murders in Upstate New York Have Similarities to 2014 Case

Troy Police Capt. Dan DeWolf told CNN affiliate WTEN that he believes the deaths are an isolated incident, but urged residents to remain cautious as detectives scour the scene and interview victims' relatives. "Until they catch whoever did this, there are certainly reasons to be fearful", Troy pastor Jackie Robinson Sr. told the Times Union . Tedesco said Wednesday the slayings weren't a random act.

World U.S. missions in Turkey to resume full visa services after row
Author: 0 U.S. missions in Turkey to resume full visa services after row

Turkey shut down visa services in the U.S.in retaliation. They were restored after Turkey assured USA authorities that no other local employees were under investigation and that local staffers wouldn't be detained for doing their jobs, the embassy said in a statement Thursday.

Author: 0 'Vanity Fair' Criticized for Mocking Hillary Clinton in New Year's Resolutions Video

Was Vanity Fair intending to be as harsh as it comes across? The first editor took a jab at Clinton's book, " What Happened ", a memoir in which the failed candidate attempts to explain why she lost the 2016 election. Among the suggestions: that Clinton take up knitting, volunteer work or any hobby that would keep her from running again for president. Now we all know you think that James Comey cost you the election-and he might have-but so did a handful of other things.

World Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman
Author: 0 Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman

Law enforcement sources told PIX11 News that Wells was apparently strangled and thrown down the stairs. The officers had been assigned to touch base with Tonie Wells, 22, whose sister called police, relaying that the young mom was "scared" of her husband, sources said.

World 2017 a 'nightmare year' for children caught in war zones
Author: 0 2017 a 'nightmare year' for children caught in war zones

The last 12 months have seen youngsters used as tools of war in conflicts including in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan and Myanmar. In some contexts, children abducted by armed groups experience abuse once again upon release when they are held by security forces, UNICEF said in a statement on Thursday.

World Wind Chill Advisory entire Chicago area tonight and Wednesday forenoon
Author: 0 Wind Chill Advisory entire Chicago area tonight and Wednesday forenoon

Wind is gusting past 30 miles per hour this afternoon keeping the wind chill factor near zero degrees or colder. Hypothermia can also occur if precautions are not taken. In fact, renewed shots of air that may be just as cold as the current one are showing up both early and late next week. SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy and cool, with a 20% chance for rain showers.

World What to do with that Christmas tree now that Christmas is done
Author: 0 What to do with that Christmas tree now that Christmas is done

Several Springfield area recycling centers are accepting trees and Bass Pro is accepting trees as well. Wake Forest tree collection for recycling begins Thursday. The city's sanitation department is scheduled to begin curbside pickup of old trees January 2, with the pickups running through the 13th. Trees more than 5 feet tall should be cut in half.

World Roy Moore Is Trying To Block Alabama's Special Election Result
Author: 0 Roy Moore Is Trying To Block Alabama's Special Election Result

According to the complaint, three election integrity experts concluded that "with a reasonable degree of statistical and mathematical certainty ... election fraud occurred". The board consists of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, Attorney General Steve Marshall and Secretary of State John Merrill . "He will be sworn in by Vice President Pence on the third of January when the Senate returns".

Author: 0 Barack Obama warns Prince Harry of society being splintered by online biases

During the interview, the commissioner told listeners: "It is important that the interaction between young people and police is positive, and we are working with schools and organisations to try and steer youth away from knife crime". "She's getting in there and it's the family I suppose that she's never had", he added. Kim or Khloe? "This one I have to defer on". " Suits " or "The Good Wife"? Prince Harry , 33, said he had an "amazing time" at Christmas - Ms Markle "really enjoyed ...

World Frost and ice warning remains in place for Donegal
Author: 0 Frost and ice warning remains in place for Donegal

Other parts of the United Kingdom are facing more severe weather conditions . The warning will remain in place from 4pm this afternoon, Thursday, December 28, through to 9am on tomorrow, Friday, December 29. This will clear overnight and temperatures will rise by morning to reach 3C to 5C degrees in freshening south-westerly winds with gales in coastal areas of the west and south.

World Michael Flynn's family asks Trump to pardon him
Author: 0 Michael Flynn's family asks Trump to pardon him

Earlier this month, on his way to speak at a graduation ceremony at the Federal Bureau of Investigation's academy in Quantico, Virginia, Trump wasn't ready to commit to a pardon for Flynn. However, Flynn is now cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller in his probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election and collusion with the Trump campaign.

World United States ambassador to Israel demands halt of using the word 'Occupation'
Author: 0 United States ambassador to Israel demands halt of using the word 'Occupation'

Earlier this year, Friedman referred to Israel's disengagement from Gaza as a "failed experiment", warning against the country taking out a similar project in the West Bank. "The comment does not represent a shift in U.S. policy". Friedman's directive comes just weeks after Trump shifted decades of United States policy and recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6.

World Police Say Former Factory Owner Killed Security Guard In Moscow
Author: 0 Police Say Former Factory Owner Killed Security Guard In Moscow

According to the investigation, Ilya Averyanov, "having entered into a verbal conflict" with the current leadership of the Men'shevik factory, opened fire, killing one man, and disappeared. "I have arms, too, today I defended myself. Unfortunately, I believe I shot one to death". This is the story. If I stay alive, I'll fight to the very end.

World An Irishman has died in Australia after being stabbed
Author: 0 An Irishman has died in Australia after being stabbed

During the assault, he was struck on the head near the temple, apparently with a heavy screwdriver-type implement used to help load a speargun. Mr McCarthy is originally from Aghada in County Cork , but had been living in Australia since around 2010.

World Parking charges net over £2million at Sunderland hospitals
Author: 0 Parking charges net over £2million at Sunderland hospitals

Nationally, NHS hospitals made a record £174m in the past year from charging patients, visitors and staff for vehicle parking, up six per cent. Meanwhile the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Furness General Hospital in Barrow took in more than £1m in parking charges a year ago.

World India could become 5th largest economy in 2018, says Report
Author: 0 India could become 5th largest economy in 2018, says Report

A recently released report shows that by 2032, the USA could lose its stronghold as the world's top economy. The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) suggests China's economy is set to overtake the United States with Asia's major economies to continue moving up in the list in 2018 and beyond.

World Public health issues cold weather alert for extended period of low temperatures
Author: 0 Public health issues cold weather alert for extended period of low temperatures

Most of us will be staying dry through the entire day on Thursday , but we have a chance of a flurry or snow shower passing through for the evening hours into the overnight. "It's a good time to check antifreeze in your cars", Melton said. "A lot of people may want to be outside watching fireworks, but the lows on New Year's Eve could be dipping into the mid-20s in Jackson".

World Trump Predicts Great 2018 Under Tax Cuts
Author: 0 Trump Predicts Great 2018 Under Tax Cuts

This number is conveniently ignored by opponents of the bill, but the fact is that almost half of all Americans will not have to pay a single dollar in federal income taxes under this bill while retaining all the benefits of living in the United States.

World Showdown likely as govt set to introduce Bill on Triple Talaq
Author: 0 Showdown likely as govt set to introduce Bill on Triple Talaq

Triple talaq bill that proposes a three-year jail term for the husband will be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Thursday as the ruling BJP has asked all its members to be present in the Lower House for the next two days. Introducing the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill - which criminalises the practice of instant triple talaq (or 'talaq-e-biddat) - in Lok Sabha today, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the legislation is aimed at providing justice to women, and is not ...

World Afghanistan: 'gruesome' Kabul attack underscores dangers for civilians
Author: 0 Afghanistan: 'gruesome' Kabul attack underscores dangers for civilians

An AFP reporter at the blast site said the attack happened outside the main entrance to an NDS compound. As per the reports, heavy casualties were reported among students attending a panel discussion with researchers at the agency. Since then, it has massively scaled up its attacks in Kabul , including on security installations and the country's Shiite minority. However, no-one has taken responsibility for the latest attack that killed so many people.

World Pakistan used Jadhav's meeting to further its propaganda: Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Pakistan used Jadhav's meeting to further its propaganda: Sushma Swaraj

India has lashed out at Pakistan for its treatment of the wife and mother of an Indian naval officer on death row for spying during their first meeting in almost two years. "Government has successfully stalled Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence through a farcical trial ", she said. "Kulbhushan Jadhav should be brought back to the country", said Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge in the Parliament.

World Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Purchases 12942 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
Author: 0 Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Purchases 12942 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

About 6.34 million shares traded. Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD) has risen 58.60% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 130.89% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering Howard Bancorp ( NASDAQ:HBMD ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Howard Bancorp had 7 analyst reports since November 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

World South Korea raises questions over 'comfort women' deal
Author: 0 South Korea raises questions over 'comfort women' deal

Presidential spokesman Park Soo-hyun conveyed the statement in a news briefing Thursday. Under the accord, endorsed by the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, Japan apologised to surviving victims and provided 1bn yen ($8.8m) to a welfare fund.

World Russian officials bar opposition leader Navalny from challenging Putin
Author: 0 Russian officials bar opposition leader Navalny from challenging Putin

Putin , who attended a New Year's event with children at the Kremlin instead of the nomination meeting, announced his decision to run for a fourth term on December 6. The EU's spokeswoman for foreign affairs, Maja Kocijancic, pointed to a European Court of Human Rights ruling that Mr Navalny was denied the right to a fair trial when he was convicted in 2013.

World Famous bald eagle Harriet's first eaglet, E10, hatches
Author: 0 Famous bald eagle Harriet's first eaglet, E10, hatches

Harriet and M15 will continue to nurture their eggs until they feel movement and the chick scratches the inside the surface of the egg (scoring the inside) to break out. Tuesday. Ginnie Pritchett of Pritchett Realty said, just like Christmas, it's the most wonderful time of the year, with the fact that the hatchings usually happen around that time making it more sweet.

World Trump hits the golf course after Christmas
Author: 0 Trump hits the golf course after Christmas

President Donald Trump, who is now spending a 10-day Christmas vacation at the Florida luxury resort he owns, has visited one of his company's properties on almost one-third of the days he has been in office, according to a Wall Street Journal review of the president's travel.

Author: 0 Mother worries for children's health as end of CHIP looms

It is completely unacceptable that the Congressional majority allowed CHIP to expire - and it's even more outrageous that they've waited 87 days and counting to reauthorize it. Without reauthorization, federal dollars that fund most of the program would disappear. Three months is unacceptable; we need to create stability and reliability for our children by reauthorizing this program for years to come.

World Israel orders deportation of two Turks after Jerusalem…
Author: 0 Israel orders deportation of two Turks after Jerusalem…

Giacaman and many other Palestinians told PRI that Trump's December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and decision to move the United States embassy to the city has dampened the holiday mood. The Palestinian foreign ministry slammed Guatemala. Violence, corruption and poverty have made the two countries, along with El Salvador, the main source of illegal migration to the United States, which is providing the countries with $750 million to provide better conditions at home.

World Suspect in Nebraska triple homicide arrested in Tennessee
Author: 0 Suspect in Nebraska triple homicide arrested in Tennessee

Dalton Jr., was found "following a coordinated effort between the Nebraska USMS Metro Fugitive Task Force, the Western District USMS of Tennessee and the Tennessee Highway Patrol", the Omaha Police Department said. Prison records say he was paroled in 2010. After the shooting, Dalton fled to Tennessee, where he was captured a few days later, police said. According to property deeds, John W.

World Singer files sex assault complaint against former Trump aide
Author: 0 Singer files sex assault complaint against former Trump aide

Earlier this month, the singer who wore a "Make America Great Again" dress to the 2017 Grammy Awards and has been an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump . Villa reportedly called the police to file a sexual assault claim against Lewandowski and scheduled to meet detectives in Washington to discuss it next week.

Author: 0 The Factor Everyone Ignores: Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Sabre Corporation (SABR)

It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500. Retirement Systems Of Alabama decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp ( UNP ) by 2.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. SPC Financial Inc. now owns 14,381 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $1,668,000 after acquiring an additional 879 shares during the period.

World Three Pakistani soldiers martyred by Indian firing across LoC: ISPR
Author: 0 Three Pakistani soldiers martyred by Indian firing across LoC: ISPR

The strike follows the killing of four Indian soldiers including a Major by a Border Action Team of the Pakistan Army in Rajouri after an Indian soldier patrolling party in LOC. On Sunday, a Pakistan Army sniper was also gunned down in the Jhangar area of Rajouri. The post was under extensive surveillance much before the operation was carried out, the sources said.

Author: 0 Obama urges leaders not to use social media to create divisiveness

In a BBC interview with Britain's Prince Harry that aired Wednesday the former United States president said social media is "corroding civil discourse", reinforcing prejudices and making public conversations more hard. "The sense that there was a completion, and that we had done the work in a way that preserved our integrity and that we hadn't fundamentally changed, I think was a satisfying feeling", he said.

World Mahadayi row: BJP agitates outside KPCC office, Congress stages counter-protest
Author: 0 Mahadayi row: BJP agitates outside KPCC office, Congress stages counter-protest

The state BJP core committee is learnt to have chose to send a proposal requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi address two to three rallies in each of the seven regions of the state during February-March next year. The issue has fuelled into a major controversy since last week when after a meeting, with BJP national president Amit Shah, Mr. Parrikar, in a letter to Mr.

World Explosion in a Shopping Center in St. Petersburg, There are Injured People
Author: 0 Explosion in a Shopping Center in St. Petersburg, There are Injured People

According to emergency services sources, an unidentified device exploded in a shop, which prompted the evacuation of at least 50 people, Sputnik news agency reported. "About 6:30pm there was the sound of a blast". The bombing killed 14 people and injured nearly 50. There were thousands of visitors inside the shopping complex in the northeast of the Russian city, during what is the busiest time of the year in the run-up to the New Year celebrations.

World Baby boy dies after father bends him in two to stop crying
Author: 0 Baby boy dies after father bends him in two to stop crying

Resendiz was arrested that night on two felony counts of abuse of a vulnerable child by an adult and is set to appear in court today . Phoenix police confirmed Tuesday the baby died of his injuries on December 21. Police did not immediately say what additional charges may be sought now that the child has died. Before Resendiz called 911, he and the infant's mother had been texting, with him telling her the baby was doing fine.

World Deadlock over Modi's remarks ends
Author: 0 Deadlock over Modi's remarks ends

In the last week, the Parliament saw disruptions as members of the Congress stormed the well of the house demanding an apology from the Prime Minister. "I, on behalf of my party, say that we disassociate from any comments made by any member during elections that may have hurt PM's dignity, also we don't want any such thing to be said in future", leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said.

World China's Geely buys stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo from Cevian
Author: 0 China's Geely buys stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo from Cevian

Geely is also the owner of Volvo Car Group. AB Volvo offers a range of commercial trucks, construction trucks, and buses and owns a 45-percent stake in Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles, one of China's largest truck manufacturers. "We will treat the new owners in the same way that we treat our other shareholders", a spokesman for AB Volvo said. The brand's stewardship of Volvo Cars was initially met with skepticism but has since seen Volvo emerge as a unique alternative to vehicles from Germany and ...