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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Shares Bought by Afam Capital Inc

Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,990 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 1,800 shares...


Snow from monster storm starts falling in New England

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a warning for all residents of New York State who stand to be impacted by the winter storm, noting that he has activ...


Groom cries after being 'kidnapped and forced to marry at gunpoint'

The incident came to light after a video clipping of the alleged 'Pakadua Vivah (forced marriage)' went viral on the social media. "Pakadua Vivah" (forced mar...


Meryl Streep Who Cares About My Silence? What About Melania & Ivanka?!

And so does Ivanka. Streep is, after all, more familiar than Hanks with the discrimination that her character, Katharine Graham, the Washington Post's ext...


CAF President Ahmad gives strong defence for axing two awards

Caf president Ahmad has strongly defended the body's decision to remove the Africa-based Player of the Year and referee categories from its 2017 awards insistin...


Odisha, West Bengal to boycott Niti Aayog conference today

The conference will discuss plans and budgets for development of the Most Backward Districts (MBDs) of the states. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes th...


Caught on camera: Son throws ailing mother off terrace

Later, one of the guards is seen rushing to the door and informing Sandeep about his mother, as per the video. A 36-year-old assistant professor was arrested ...


BJP Making Childish Attempt to Tarnish my Image: Jignesh Mevani

We had requested them to allow us to carry on the programme without the said speakers but they simply did not listen". Prime Minister is a self-proclaimed follo...


Bouchard suffers injury in loss at Hopman Cup

He was probably in a generous mood after he produced some of his best tennis to come from a set down to upset world No.4 Zverev in their singles clash. The worl...


Conte Confirm Hazard Injury Blow But Defender Set For Recall

The Canaries have been underwhelming in the Championship this season, and now sit in 13th position, despite their recent spell of good form. We are talking abou...


Thiem Withdraws From Qatar Open

Rublev, the world number 39, broke Verdasco in the ninth game of the final set, then saved two break points as he served out for victory. "I think it's just mat...


1dead, 7 missing in J&K avalanche

SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) - An official associated with India's Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was killed and eight others went mis...


J&K blast: IED blast in Sopore kills 4 policemen

Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have detonated a bomb and killed four police officials. Four policemen were killed in an IE...


Cheating in exams doubles... by teachers

Official figures also showed a rocketing 149 per cent rise in the numbers of teachers and school staff handed penalties for exam "malpractice". "In most cases, ...


Get ready to see the first 'blue moon' eclipse in 150 years

But this blue moon , coupled with the lunar eclipse , has not happened visibly over the USA since 1866 and the next one will not occur until 2028. The estima...


NYC, Long Island brace for winter storm

With 4-6 inches of snowfall expected in NY, sanitation workers are getting ready to deploy 2,200 plows to help clear the streets. In Tallahassee, Florida, Mic...


Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B

Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots increased after no winners were drawn earlier this week. Friday night's Mega Millions drawing was for a jackpo...


Angler from Apopka disappears during fishing tournament on Lake Okeechobee

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Kayler and Bill Kisiah, another angler competing in a Fishing League Worldwide event on Lake Okee...


Triple talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

While reiterating that it was fully in support of any provision to ban instant Triple Talaq , the Congress , however, said that the Bill brought by the Govern...


Bhima Koregaon violence: Sambhaji Bhide denies his role, seeks withdrawal of charges

This should be thoroughly probed, " he added. An FIR has been registered against Mr. Bhide at Pimpri police station for inciting violence under Scheduled Castes...


Massive winter storm bringing snow, cold to huge swath of US

A large portion of the viewing area is under a Winter Storm Warning including all of southeast Georgia until 5pm. Snow has been falling all over New England ...


3 things to know: Georgia 71, Ole Miss 60

However, a field goal by Derek Ogbeide, a slam in transition by Jordan Harris and a 3-pointer by Juwan Parker slammed the door on any notions of a comeback....


Immigrant acquitted of killing faces United States case

A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced to time served for i...


Iran appears to have beaten down sudden protests

Iranian officials said the protests were the result of foreign instigation and mocked U.S. President Donald Trump's support of protesters against what he ca...


MI to hire former Arkansas OC Dan Enos

He is expected to coach the wide receivers, and could be named co-offensive coordinator depending on what other staff changes are made in Ann Arbor. That positi...


Eminent chef and media personality Zubaida Tariq paases away

She was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, following which she wrote a "living with Parkinson's" day-to-day memoir. Her namaz-e-janaza will take place at S...


Washington State Sues Motel 6 for Giving ICE Guest Information

Washington AG Bob Ferguson told the Seattle Times that employees of the motel gave names, birth dates, driver's license numbers and auto plate along with room...


Latest 'Insidious' can't turn key for non-fans

The original Insidious is a fascinating artifact of director James Wan's early, low budget work, but Chapters 2 and 3 were exercises in diminishing retu...


USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall

He made the comment as he sat down Thursday with Republican senators to talk about immigration. The current barrier along the US-Mexico border is 654 miles (1...


PINS invites public to sea turtle release

When the water temperatures drop, stunned sea turtles may float listlessly in the water on or near shore. PINS says representatives from the park and other or...


Massachusetts Officials Critical of Shift in Federal Pot Policy

The AP reported that the end of the current policy would allow us attorneys in states where marijuana use is legal to decide whether or not they will aggres...


Five Biggest Legal Takeaways from NY Times Bombshell Russia Probe Report

On Thursday, The Hill reported the Justice Department had launched an investigation of the Clinton Foundation and whether it conducted illegal activities...


Nor'easter to bring blizzard, unsafe travel conditions

Another fatality was reported near Philadelphia when a vehicle could not stop at the bottom of a steep, snow-covered hill and slammed into a commuter train. Mor...


SBI likely to revise minimum balance requirement for Savings Bank Account

The bank collected Rs1,771.67 crore from customers on account of non-maintenance of minimum average balance between April and November 2017, according to financ...


Funeral today for slain Colorado deputy

The hearse carrying Parrish's body was followed by three limos carrying family members. There will be some road closures for the funeral procession. "My heart...


Injury puts question mark on Konta's Aus Open

The No.2 seed broke the American teenager in her first service game in the opening set, later clinching insurance in a lengthy penultimate game and sealing the ...


Lalu moves court, seeks minimum sentence in fodder scam citing poor health

Ahead of the special CBI court's sentencing for Lalu Prasad Yadav in the 1996 fodder scam case, the RJD chief on Friday moved an application before the court ...


Border officials: RV found packed with pot; Phoenix man arrested

Customs and Border Protection said in a new policy Friday that puts some firm limits on the extent of border searches. Despite the controversy, the CBP says...


United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Position Cut by Pinnacle Associates Ltd.

About 3.96M shares traded or 41.45% up from the average. Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 2.8% ov...


Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs

Nevada is only one of five states without a lottery system. He hopes someone from Mason City or nearby will win the jackpot, because it will bring publicity to ...


Twitter explains why it won't ban Trump over controversial tweets

A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to The Hill that the tweet does not violate its terms of service because it is not a "specific threat". The statement did n...


Schalke sign Juventus' Pjaca on loan

Schalke have already confirmed the signing of Germany Under-21 global Cedric Teuchert from Nurnberg after he penned a three-year deal on Wednesday and Pjaca...


China limiting oil product exports to N.Korea

They are barred from supplying the North's military or weapons programs. "But when oil is going in, I'm not happy about that". The same news outlet reporte...


EU moves to strengthen Cuba ties as US retreats

A government release reported that Castro and Mogherini met in a "friendly atmosphere" and reviewed the expansion of bilateral relations after the EU's Politica...


It's Not Too Late To Protect Your Water Pipes This Winter

The sudden temperature change could crack the pipe . Keep the thermostat set to the same temperature at night. In addition, keeping the water running even sl...


Anushka Sharma Dance in South Africa Goes Viral

Kohli tied the knot with Anushka on December 11. Virat incidentally is wearing the same grey T-shirt that he was wearing in the picture posted yesterday as well...


Pakistan in New Zealand, 2018

The tour begins with ODI series, with the first match on January 06 at Wellington . Pakistan are on a nine-match winning streak but over the past three yea...


Samsung Notebook 7 Spin 2018 refresh adds stylus and bigger battery

It will run on Windows 10 and comes with support for Active Pen Stylus, which is sold separately. High-quality performance: Both devices also feature the la...


Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Rises 0.4869% for Jan 5

CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average. Most signs seem to be pointing ...


The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations

Law enforcement officials and a witness told the publication that the investigation was re-launched several months ago and is being conducted at the FBI field o...