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NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Sunday in an email to The Associated Press that the league will handle the investigation rather than the team , as originally planned. His net worth is estimated by Forbes at around $820 million. Combs wrote on Twitter Sunday evening, noting that he could become the NFL's first majority African-American owner.
  • City and County Government Christmas Hours

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    All Bedford Friday trash routes will be picked up as regularly scheduled on December 22. The City Landfill facility will be closed Monday, December 25 and will reopen on Tuesday, December 26 from 8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Residential trash collection, recycling centers, landfill operations, and public libraries will all be closed during this time. The Buddy Holly Center, Silent Wings Museum, and Garden and Arts Center will be closed Friday through Monday.
  • Uber suffers new blow as European Union court rules it's a taxi service

    Uber suffers new blow as European Union court rules it's a taxi service

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    The association claimed that Uber was engaging in unfair competition towards Elite Taxi's drivers, particularly with its UberPop service, which allowed non-licensed drivers to pick up passengers via the app. "It will however hurt the necessary reform of outdated laws which prevent millions of Europeans being able to find a reliable ride with just one click", the spokesman said.
  • Stryker Corporation (SYK) EPS Estimated At $1.95

    Stryker Corporation (SYK) EPS Estimated At $1.95

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    Guggenheim Capital Llc who had been investing in Esterline Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.21B market cap company. Its up 0.02, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 15 investors sold ESL shares while 57 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 252 raised stakes.
  • Triad dispute at centre of JB petrol station murder: Malaysia DPM Zahid

    Triad dispute at centre of JB petrol station murder: Malaysia DPM Zahid

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    Johor police were not reachable for comments on the matter but with the development, it is now believed the four killers may have been bounty hunters seeking to cash in on the reward. Mr Khalil said that one of the suspects then tried to pull the victim into their auto, but he put up a fight. The owner of the vehicle had lodged a police report saying that he was not in Johor at the time of the murder, and that his auto was repossessed a few months ago after he failed to pay the instalments, ...
  • People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) Consensus Earnings Estimates

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    It has underperformed by 6.88% the S&P500. Pacad Investment Ltd increased Government Pptys Income Tr (NYSE:GOV) stake by 40,965 shares to 41,565 valued at $761,000 in 2017Q2. People's United Financial Com now has $6.39B valuation . People's United Financial (NASDAQ: PBCT ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th.
  • Day before RK Nagar bypoll, Jayalalithaa's hospital video out

    Day before RK Nagar bypoll, Jayalalithaa's hospital video out

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    RK Nagar seat had fallen vacant after the death of Jayalalithaa a year ago. According to Vetrivel, the video was shot by Jayalalithaa's confidant VK Sasikala in October, 2016. The RK Nagar by-polls, necessitated after Jayalalithaa's death, was earlier scheduled for April 12, but was cancelled following allegations that sums of money were distributed in a vote-for-cash scam.
  • Woman found dead, baby missing from home in Greenspoint area

    Woman found dead, baby missing from home in Greenspoint area

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    Officials have released this photo of the suspect and vehicle as they search for 11-month-old Shanally Flores. An Amber Alert has been issued for an 6-week-old girl from Houston . Homicide investigators said Carolina Flores, 36, was stabbed to death. Anyone with information should call Houston Police Department at 713-308-3600.
  • China slams U.S. annual security strategy report

    China slams U.S. annual security strategy report

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    China has condemned the "Cold War mentality" of the White House after the publication of a new U.S. national security policy. A spokesperson from the Chinese Embassy in the U.S. Earlier this year, Trump made a pivot to Beijing, where he absolved China of any blame for "taking advantage" of previous administrations. It also describes the Kremlin as a power that "seeks to restore its great power status and establish spheres of influence near its borders".
  • Foreign investment in Toronto, Vancouver housing below 5%

    Foreign investment in Toronto, Vancouver housing below 5%

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    In the city of Toronto, non-residents bought 11.6 per cent of recently completed condos. Twenty-one per cent were from China in 2017, compared to 10 per cent in 2016. "A voter backlash spurred provincial governments to introduce a 15% tax on non-resident buyers in Vancouver (August 2016) and Toronto (April 2017), though earlier available data showed that foreign purchases were only between 5%-10% of all home sales."In both regions, the tax slowed housing activity mainly by changing psychology".
  • Woman suspiciously missing from Fort Collins home since early December

    Woman suspiciously missing from Fort Collins home since early December

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    No one was there and Graves's auto was gone, KDVR reported . Two days later, the friend who called police entered Graves' home and called police to report the residence had been ransacked. 'There's no evidence that would indicate injury to Kimberlee, but because of the kind of suspicious circumstances, we are asking the community's help to locate her , ' said Kate Kimble , the public relations manager for Fort Collins Police .
  • Montreal Formula E race cancelled for 2018

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    Montreal mayor Valérie Plante claims that taxpayers would have to pay up to $35 million CAD ($27 million U.S.) to host the second running of the Montreal ePrix, and it didn't make financial sense. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced Monday that the city was pulling the plug on the controversial electric vehicle race, citing unpaid bills for the 2017 event and increased costs expected if the race went ahead in 2018.
  • Jacinda Ardern's Secret Santa recipient shares gift

    Jacinda Ardern's Secret Santa recipient shares gift

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    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was among the 3623 other Kiwis registered for the Secret Santa campaign, which was run by the New Zealand Post. If Ardern received a Secret Santa, it meant that she must have also sent a present to one lucky Kiwi .
  • Cardinal Bernard Law dead at age 86

    Cardinal Bernard Law dead at age 86

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    Funeral services for Law will be held in Rome where he will also be buried. Law was the highest-ranking official in the history of the United States church to leave office in public disgrace. 1961: Law is ordained as a priest. At the age of 42, Law was made a bishop. He became a bishop in Missouri in 1973, returning to Boston in 1984 and becoming cardinal the following year.
  • Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Holdings Cut by Axa

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    It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. Robert Karr decreased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) by 8.38% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by M Partners with "Buy" on Friday, October 30. (NYSE: ALK)'s stock has been a favorite of "smart money" aka institutions, as of late.
  • Six seats in Gujarat decided by less than 1000 votes

    Six seats in Gujarat decided by less than 1000 votes

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    Of the 182 constituencies, almost 100 recorded more than 3,000 NOTA entries and over 5,000 in as many as 16 constituencies. However, it would be misleading to look at the number 29 and conclude that if there had been fewer Nota votes in the closely fought seats, Congress may have actually won the elections.
  • Duterte Reverses Course Again, Says He Supports Marriage Equality

    Duterte Reverses Course Again, Says He Supports Marriage Equality

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    The State Department last summer criticized Duterte for using an anti-gay slur to insult then-U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a ceasefire with the CPP-NPA-NDF (Communist Party of the Philippines/New People's Army/National Democratic Front) from December 24, 2017 to January 2, 2018.
  • Winter weather advisory in effect for Western Whatcom

    Winter weather advisory in effect for Western Whatcom

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    Snow is expected with temperatures falling to around freezing Tuesday night - up to 3 inches of snow accumulation is expected, according to the advisory. Additional accumulations of up to 1 foot are possible for valleys Tuesday into Wednesday . Kootenai/Cabinet (midnight Monday through 11am Wednesday): 10"-15" possible.
  • With a shut down looming, Sarah Sanders sends warning to Dems

    With a shut down looming, Sarah Sanders sends warning to Dems

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    As a reporter began to ask the question in the White House briefing room, his iPhone, positioned nearby, jumped in before Sanders could. She said Democratic Sens. "I feel like I already want to pass on this question given that you've aliens sitting among you". "This is a president who would've been happy to take their call and certainly happy to have their vote, to help Americans have more money in their paychecks, more money in their pockets, more money for businesses to reinvest in this ...
  • U.S. urges Pakistan to demonstrate responsible stewardship of nuclear assets

    U.S. urges Pakistan to demonstrate responsible stewardship of nuclear assets

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    The Trump administration was also reminded that it was because of Pakistan's cooperation with the global community, acknowledged and appreciated by the USA leadership, that the Al- Qaeda core was decimated from the region. "We will bolster the fighting strength of the Afghan security forces to convince the Taliban that they can not win on the battlefield and to set the conditions for diplomatic efforts to achieve enduring peace".
  • Donald Trump to drop climate change from list of national security threats

    Donald Trump to drop climate change from list of national security threats

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    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his administration's National Security Strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC, December 18, 2017. In a speech laying out his strategy on Monday, Trump said he had received a call from Putin a day earlier to thank him for providing U.S. intelligence that helped thwart a bomb attack in the Russian city of St Petersburg.
  • Saudi Air Defenses Shoot Down Missile Fired by Yemen's Houthis

    Saudi Air Defenses Shoot Down Missile Fired by Yemen's Houthis

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    The Yemeni rebels, known as the Houthis , said they launched a ballistic missile to target Yamama Palace in Riyadh , where King Salman chairs weekly government meetings and receives dignitaries and heads of state from around the world. The US ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley, last week displayed what she said was "undeniable" evidence that Iran was supplying the Houthis with missiles.
  • Man sentenced 20 years over London nightclub acid attack

    Man sentenced 20 years over London nightclub acid attack

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    Collins reportedly displayed no emotion as he stood in a suit in the dock as his sentence was read out. The court heard how the attack happened after he got into an altercation with a group of men on the dance floor at the club shortly before 1am.
  • Coquihalla Highway closed southbound due to 'spun out' vehicles

    Coquihalla Highway closed southbound due to 'spun out' vehicles

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    This closure is due to commercial vehicles that have spun out across the road near the Coquihalla Lakes Road exit. Images from the scene show multiple personal vehicles and several semi-trucks are involved. Follow the Provincial Health Services Authority on Twitter for real-time updates . Send your best news tips, photos and video by hovering over the Home tab and clicking Contact Us.
  • Boeing unveils autonomous plane for refueling fighter jets in midair

    Boeing unveils autonomous plane for refueling fighter jets in midair

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    General Atomics revealed concept art of its proposal for the MQ-25 earlier this year, publishing photos of an aircraft with wide wings, nearly fighter-like in silhouette. Deck handling demonstrations are set to begin in early 2018. The unmanned aircraft system will have to be able to launch from aircraft carriers and integrate with catapult and recovery systems.
  • Charles Barkley says Alabama race is a 'wake-up call' for Democrats

    Charles Barkley says Alabama race is a 'wake-up call' for Democrats

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    While Shaquille O'Neal erupted into laughter following the "joke", Kenny Smith called out Barkley for his comments that ruined what should've simply been an uplifting moment. "I'm so proud of my state". "We've got to become better people with a message", Cleaver told The Hill . More than 9 in 10 voters who favored each party support their party's respective candidate in Tuesday's Senate race, but the level of unanimity is not equal.
  • USA attributes WannaCry cyber-attack to N.Korea

    USA attributes WannaCry cyber-attack to N.Korea

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    Although Bossert said that the U.S. did "not make the allegation lightly", he didn't provide any solid evidence and simply alluded to National Security Agency and Microsoft research. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary of homeland security for cybersecurity and communication, said that the companies should take additional steps to collaborate with the government to defend against cyber attacks.
  • USA military open fire during disturbance at RAF base

    USA military open fire during disturbance at RAF base

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    According to a British defense source, a auto tried to force its way onto the base and a man has been arrested by police. A US Air Force spokeswoman confirmed the incident had been "contained" and that a suspect had been apprehended. "Additional details will be provided as they become available". The U.S., which has long made extensive use of air bases in Britain, has air-refueling assets stationed there.
  • Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) moved with flow of 1.23% on Monday

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    The stock increased 0.12% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $103.47. About 8.97 million shares traded or 38.17% up from the average. It has outperformed by 16.24% the S&P500. GT Biopharma, Inc., through its subsidiary Oxis Biotech, Inc., discovers, develops, and commercializes therapeutics from its proprietary product platform in various disease areas in the United States.
  • Reshad Jones Named To Pro Bowl

    Reshad Jones Named To Pro Bowl

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    DeMarcus Lawrence, who has spent the season atop the National Football League sack leader board, has been selected for his first Pro Bowl . From 2007-16, the Jaguars had only one Pro Bowl defensive player - linebacker Paul Posluszny in 2013.
  • Heavy rain overnight, possible severe storms Wednesday morning

    Heavy rain overnight, possible severe storms Wednesday morning

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    We do have plenty of sunshine on tap as high pressure builds in from the northwest. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy and milder with high temperatures in the lower 30s. Temperatures are expected to drop to single digits by Christmas, with wind chills below zero for most of the state, Last said. Highs could be to or above 70 ahead of the well advertised Arctic front that arrives Thursday evening.
  • Saudi Crown Prince owns $300 million Chateau in Paris

    Saudi Crown Prince owns $300 million Chateau in Paris

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    According to a report of New York Times , the price of vast property west of Paris has been purchased for $300 million (275 million euros). Fortune magazine reported at the time of the 2015 sale that the Chateau Louis XIV - which has fountains that can be controlled by iPhone - had smashed records to become the world's priciest home.
  • Theresa May ignores videos row in call to President Trump

    Theresa May ignores videos row in call to President Trump

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    Theresa May and Donald Trump have spoken for the first time since a public spat over the US President's controversial Britain First re-tweets. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he wants nothing to do with any new Trump-led peace effort, since the USA president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6.
  • 3 people, 1 dog dead after small plane crashes in SE Indiana

    3 people, 1 dog dead after small plane crashes in SE Indiana

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    A dog survived a plane crash in the US state of Indiana Saturday while three passengers and another dog were killed, the local authorities said. Officers arrived to the scene and located the fire from the wreckage in a heavily wooded area behind a residence.
  • Sealed Air (SEE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Barclays

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    There were 46 sold out positions, amounting to 3.84 million shares. 16 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. Sentry Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Sealed Air by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:FELE) earned "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, December 13. Barclays Capital maintained MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) on Monday, November 2 with "Overweight" rating.
  • Rep. Mia Love wants probe of leaks about Russian Federation investigation

    Rep. Mia Love wants probe of leaks about Russian Federation investigation

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    Schiff's warning mirrors a report from The New York Times published Friday suggesting that the House Intelligence Committee is rushing to finish the investigation before Congress breaks for the holidays. "Beyond our investigation, here's what has me really concerned: The attacks on Mueller, DOJ and FBI this week make it clear they plan to go after Mueller's investigation - aggressively and soon ", Schiff said.
  • Australian man arrested in Bali after allegedly being caught with drugs

    Australian man arrested in Bali after allegedly being caught with drugs

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    On the table in front of him, more than 14 grams of methamphetamine, six grams of ecstasy as well as an anti-anxiety drug allegedly found in his luggage. "I'm just a ***king addict, they want to waste resources on addicts, they want to punish addicts, this is ridiculous", he said. This is ridiculous.
  • Pistorius appeals sentence for killing girlfriend

    Pistorius appeals sentence for killing girlfriend

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    In his application, he submitted that the SCA "impermissibly disregarded or ignored" factual findings the original trial court found to be substantial and compelling evidence. The court handed him the minimum 15-year murder sentence, subtracting the time he has already served. He claims that he thought Steenkamp was an intruder.
  • Pakistani Christians Dead After ISIS Bomber Hits Church During Christmas Service

    Pakistani Christians Dead After ISIS Bomber Hits Church During Christmas Service

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    According to the police spokesperson, among the nine killed were two women and five men, in addition to the two attackers. Seven people were listed in critical condition, said Wasim Baig, a spokesman for Quetta's main hospital. "I simply froze and prayed that I would get out alive and God chose to protect me". Bethel Memorial, which is located in the city's high-security zone, had been targeted for an attack in the past.
  • Baby girl born after spending almost 25 years as frozen embryo

    Baby girl born after spending almost 25 years as frozen embryo

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    The embryo that resulted in the birth was frozen 24 years ago, meaning mom and baby are in one sense almost the same age. Emma was born healthy and without any complications, which can be mind-boggling when you consider that her embryonic self was frozen for the past 25 years.