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Singapore hangs Malaysian drug trafficker


He was arrested in April 2012. The Misuse of Drugs Act provides for death penalty if the amount of heroin imported is more than 15 grams. In 2016, four people were executed - two for murder and two for drug trafficking - while at least 38 people were known to be on death row at the end of that year. Read More »

Arguments heard in delay motion filed in dead babies case


Thompson acknowledged the existence of mitigating factors, including a pre-sentence report that assessed Giesbrecht as a low risk to re-offend, a good record of employment, and her relationship with her two surviving children. While pushing for the case to be tossed based on delay, Brodsky also said he was amenable to the Crown being granted the time to review his argument, which Thompson called "like calling the pot black" in a hearing about unreasonable delay. Read More »

Skechers USA (SKX) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.22

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) closed July 13 at $28.38, down -13.24% or $4.33 from its record high price of $32.71. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Skechers a research report on Friday, April 21st. Read More »

EV Energy Partners LP

It has underperformed by 16.92% the S&P500. The hedge fund held 21,692 shares of the business services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $1.91 million, down from 130,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It improved, as 13 investors sold Holly Energy Partners, L.P. shares while 26 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 32 raised stakes. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems holds 0% in Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Read More »

Priorité à la défense — Couple franco-allemand


Il s'agit d'"une révolution profonde mais nous n'avons pas peur des révolutions quand elles sont conduites de manière cohérente et dans la durée", a fait valoir M. Ce fonds sera soutenu par Berlin à hauteur de 15 millions d'euros et par Paris à hauteur de 30 millions d'euros. Par ailleurs, la chancelière s'est prononcée sur la volonté d'Emmanuel Macron de mettre en place des "mécanismes de solidarité " économique plus performants, afin de pallier aux dysfonctionnements de la zone euro. Read More »

President's visit to Bangladesh: Several bi-lateral agreements signed


President Maithripala Sirisena who is now on a three-day state visit to Bangladesh met with the Bangladesh Foreign Minister at the Hotel Sonargaon yesterday (13). The two leaders have discussed ways and means to prevent terrorism as well. He also mentioned that there are some FTAs in the pipeline. Sirisena and Hasina witnessed the signing of the instruments at the PMO. Read More »

Grand Jury Indicts Man in 2014 Death of Chicago-Area SIU Student


Gaege Bethune of Eldorado, Illinois. Much of the criminal investigation centered around Bethune who was the last person to see Varughese alive. The 22-year-old Bethune, believed to be one of the last people to see Varughese, said, in one account, that the two fought and that Varughese got out of his auto and ran off into the wooded area. Read More »

Cook County Announces Layoffs for 300 Employees Amid Budget Crisis


In addition to the layoffs, Cook County is closing more than 600 vacant positions. According to Preckwinkle's office, without the tax, the county will lose $67.5 million for fiscal year 2017 and $200.6 million next year. "Despite this reduction in staff, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office remains committed to working to ensure justice for everyone in our community". Read More »

Grassley to send Trump Jr. letter asking him to testify


Manafort, who resigned as Trump's campaign manager in August 2016 after about five months on the job, is under investigation by the FBI for business dealings and lobbying efforts associated with Ukrainian political campaigns. When American prosecutors accused a senior Russian official's son of laundering $14 million by investing in Manhattan property and other assets, she was called to defend him. Read More »

'The Big Sick' is a amusing, sweet American story


Nanjiani , best known as the prickly tech guy Dinesh on HBO's " Silicon Valley ", plays Kumail, a barely disguised version of himself. Ahead of its release next week, The Fan Carpet are pleased to present the brand-new poster and trailer for this summer's hilarious romantic comedy THE BIG SICK , courtesy of StudioCanal! But this further complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. Read More »

Navy explosives group responds to investigate object on new NC island


Though the exact identity or age of the device has not been confirmed, the object appeared to be training piece of ordnance, likely from the World War II era. Navy picked up the item Friday afternoon. "Hats off to all of the great volunteers of the Hatteras Island Rescue Squad". A military bomb disposal team is on the way to the island to check out the object, reported TV station WTVD . Read More »

2 men charged in homicides of missing Pennsylvania men


They were identified as Jimi Taro Patrick, 19, Dean Finocchiaro, 19, Mark Sturgis, 22, and Thomas Meo, 21. Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub speaks during a news conference at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown on Friday, July 14, 2017. Read More »

Dogs picked to win SEC East, eight named to preseason teams


Not only does the SEC media expect Georgia to win its division, but it also thinks the Bulldogs are among the most talented teams in the conference. Florida was picked to finish second in the SEC East to Georgia, though the voting was relatively close (1,572-1,526). Read More »

France, Germany announce new joint fighter program


One of the main objectives in the meeting between the German and the French governments will be harmonization of the tax systems of both countries. "We didn't paper over these differences, but of course the ability to talk, to have contact, is important". Read More »

Important incendie au Boulou — Pyrénées-Orientales


Il a ensuite poursuivi plus doucement sa progression pour dépasser les 150 hectares à 23H00, a-t-on précisé de même source. Un incendie s'est déclaré sur le secteur du Boulou, dans les Pyrénées orientales, au niveau de la frontière franco-espagnole. Read More »

Eric Conn fled to New Mexico using an accomplice's truck


The FBI said Conn used a truck "owned and registered by a co-conspirator" to a shell company in Montana. Investigators did not immediately provide additional details about the alleged co-conspirator. Conn pleaded guilty to charges stemming from more than $500 million in Social Security fraud. He is one of five people to flee from federal pretrial supervision in Kentucky in the last five years. Read More »

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Position Reduced by Henderson Group PLC

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD ) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Diebold Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) had an increase of 4.57% in short interest. Tower Capital Limited Company (Trc) stated it has 163 shares. Stock of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). 396,302 are owned by Tetrem Capital Mngmt Ltd. 24,530 were reported by Bahl & Gaynor. Read More »

Darjeeling witnessing violent insurgency, Maoists from 'neighbouring' country, Bengal govt tells HC


Kolkata High court blamed the political parties for the present situation in Darjeeling. Though the Bengal government did not name any country, it is no secret that Maoists have a presence in Nepal. The Centre told a three-judge bench that 11 CRPF companies were already deployed in the two districts and has made a decision to send four more companies to maintain law and order. Read More »

Senate Fight Over President Donald Trump's Nominees Heats Up


The rule allows the Senate minority, in this case the Democrats, to halt other business. "But it is the American people who are being hurt". "That's why they have forced procedural cloture votes 30 times, compared with only eight cloture votes forced by Republicans for Obama nominees by August recess in 2008". Read More »