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Sen. John McCain diagnosed with malignant brain tumor Sen. John McCain diagnosed with malignant brain tumor
- July 21, 2017

Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a tumor known as glioblastoma was found to be associated with that that blood clot. Glioblastomas are tumours that arise from astrocytes, the star-shaped cells that make up the supportive tissues of the brain, according to American Brain Tumour Association. (more...)
Listen To Tyler, The Creator's New Track Listen To Tyler, The Creator's New Track "I Ain't Got Time!"
- July 21, 2017

Tyler, The Creator is about to deliver his highly-anticipated Flower Boy album , which is slated to drop tomorrow (July 21), but fans have been getting a taste of the excitement over the past couple of weeks. The song finds the former Odd Future leader showing a little more lyrical dexterity this time around, as he spits a fierce delivery over an energetic, chopped up beat. (more...)
DOJ takes down dark net marketplace DOJ takes down dark net marketplace
- July 21, 2017

The takedown of AlphaBay coincided with efforts by Dutch law enforcement to dismantle another prominent dark web market called Hansa Market , which was also used to sell illegal drugs, malware, and counterfeit ID documents. Dark web users, meanwhile, were rattled by the sting, advising each other to change their passwords as soon as possible, and spreading paranoid warnings of a possible "backdoor" into dark net markets. (more...)
BHP hits record iron ore production in WA BHP hits record iron ore production in WA
- July 20, 2017

Australia-based mining group BHP Billiton has reported a 10% decline in natural gas production in the 12-month period from July 2016 to June 2017 to 668bn ft (1.83bn ft/d), mainly due to a decline in United States shale gas production, but also because of the divestment of Pakistan upstream gas business. (more...)
Audi ad likening women to used cars in China backfires Audi ad likening women to used cars in China backfires
- July 20, 2017

The woman aggressively pinches the bride's nose, ears and lips before her son pulls her off the bride. But all is not well as the mother-in-law casts her eyes down to the bride's breasts, forcing her to try and hide them with her hands. That spot opens as a man on a beach starts to tell his girlfriend he loves her. Michael Wilkes, Audi's head of corporate communications in China, said the advert was produced by the used vehicle division of parent company Volkswagen's joint venture in China. (more...)
United Kingdom raises pension age from 67 to 68 starting in 2037 United Kingdom raises pension age from 67 to 68 starting in 2037
- July 20, 2017

The change will affect everyone born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978, who under current legislation had been due to retire at 67. Legislators must approve the change before it becomes law. But it will gradually increase to 67 by 2029, according to the OECD. To put it simply, people are living a lot longer but the age at which they receive the state pension has barely moved in over a century. (more...)
Beyoncé's waxwork figure looks nothing like Beyoncé Beyoncé's waxwork figure looks nothing like Beyoncé
- July 20, 2017

The Kylie cosmetics entrepreneur follows in the footsteps of sisters Kim Kardashian West and Kendall Jenner , as well as brother-in-law Kanye West - all of whom have wax figures at the popular institution. "Our talented team of sculptors takes every effort to ensure we accurately colour match all of our wax figures to the celebrity being depicted". Another added: 'Kylie Jenner posting that wax figure of herself on snapchat, I couldnt even tell until I turned the volume up'. (more...)
Sasikala bribegate: HS Revanna replaces D Roopa as DIG Bengaluru Sasikala bribegate: HS Revanna replaces D Roopa as DIG Bengaluru
- July 19, 2017

The government also transferred four other senior IPS officers along with Roopa. She alleged that flouting all norms, the prison authorities are providing Sasikala food from a special kitchen for her exclusive use. Whereas Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah while talking to media asserted that it is an administrative process and it is not necessary to disclose everything to the media. (more...)
GOP Health Care Plan Draws Mixed Reaction From Governors GOP Health Care Plan Draws Mixed Reaction From Governors
- July 19, 2017

Two more Republican senators have defected against the chamber's healthcare bill, leaving the measure without enough votes to move forward-at least for now. The resulting mix left neither side completely satisfied. And all of this would happening against a backdrop of deep cuts to Medicaid, as the federal government yanked back the money that's made it possible for 31 states and the District of Columbia to widen eligibility for the program. (more...)
Cowboys Players' Dog Returned After Brief 'Kidnapping' Cowboys Players' Dog Returned After Brief 'Kidnapping'
- July 19, 2017

Moreover, who steals a dog and then demands a ransom? When 105.3 the Fan's Mike Fisher caught wind of the video, he immediately shared it with Whitehead to confirm that the dog in the video was in fact Blitz . The WR then made an Instagram account in Blitz's name, and there are now more than 5,000 followers. According to the report, Whitehead refused to cut a a check for $10,000 but agreed to pay cash after making sure the dog was OK. (more...)
Trump Administration Sending 'Contradictory Signals' To Iran, Zarif Says
- July 19, 2017

The senior administration official said the Trump administration meant to employ a strategy that would " address the totality of Iran's malign behavior " and not just focus on the Iran nuclear agreement. The new sanctions , according to the representative of the White House, will be created to counter large-scale expansion of Iran's Armed Forces, as well as its operations in Syria and the Middle East in general. (more...)
Police smash Europe-wide horsemeat racket Police smash Europe-wide horsemeat racket
- July 17, 2017

Of the 66 people arrested, 65 were arrested by Spanish police with the other person being arrested in Belgium. He was first sought in connection with a scandal in the Republic of Ireland in 2013, when horsemeat was found in beef burgers, but his whereabouts were unknown at that time. (more...)
Because French fries go well with everything, and mermaids know it Because French fries go well with everything, and mermaids know it
- July 14, 2017

Healthy fries often start with potatoes which are one of nature's best, most affordable vegetables, but they can be made with any hard and sturdy vegetable you can think of. DK is offering small fries for only $1 all day today at select locations. Omaha Steaks: Visit any Omaha Steaks' location or order online to get a burger and an order of steak fries for only $2.99. (more...)
Brokerages Set UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) Price Target at $712.67
- July 13, 2017

The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Wednesday 12th of July state 2 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 0 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". 23/11/2016 - Intertek Group had its "Equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Therefore 31% are positive. (more...)
'Stranger Things': Netflix sets Season 2 premiere date 'Stranger Things': Netflix sets Season 2 premiere date
- July 12, 2017

A teaser trailer that ran during the Super Bowl in February had flagged Halloween as the show's return date. However, Netflix chose to shake things up by scheduling Season 2 four days earlier than expected with Season 2 now set to drop on Friday, October 27 . (more...)
Street Projections and Growth Recap for Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Street Projections and Growth Recap for Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR)
- July 12, 2017

The SI to Regal Entertainment Group's float is 19.53%. About shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. It has underperformed by 34.82% the S&P500. Pggm Investments acquired 2.51 million shares as Brandywine Rlty Tr Sh Ben Int New (BDN)'s stock rose 6.44%. (more...)
Martial law to remain in Southern Philippines
- July 11, 2017

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court affirmed the legality of Duterte's martial law declaration in Mindanao , officially setting aside the opposition's bid to overturn it. "The communist rebels also denounced the intensified offensives by state forces against leftist fighters amid the military rule, adding that sustained aerial bombardments in Marawi "(have) been proven a failure". (more...)
India aim to dominate W.Indies in one-off T20I India aim to dominate W.Indies in one-off T20I
- July 10, 2017

The 25-year-old Trinidadian became the third player to score two T20 worldwide centuries, after Gayle and New Zealander Brendon McCullum. West Indies are reigning world champions with the likes of Gayle, Marlon Samuels , Sunil Narine and Samuel Badree still a part of the current squad led by their World T20 hero Carlos Brathwaite . (more...)
Samsung Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance, Expects Big Profits Samsung Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance, Expects Big Profits
- July 09, 2017

The step will reportedly propel Samsung to record profit this year with the company pledging to create almost half a million jobs in four years. Samsung has succeeded through consistent aggressive investments around the globe. Lee, who has denied wrongdoing, has been absent from his role as the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics since February. Mr. Samsung Electronics topped analysts' estimates with its best operating profit, as global demand for semiconductors remained strong ... (more...)
June surge sees United States adding 222000 jobs June surge sees United States adding 222000 jobs
- July 09, 2017

Wages faced some downward pressure in June from an increase in government jobs. Two resilient sectors continued their upward trend in June, with professional and business services adding 35,000 jobs - and 624,000 over the past 12 months - and the food and drink service industry adding 29,000 jobs, with 277,000 over the past year. (more...)
France Industrial Output Rebounds In May France Industrial Output Rebounds In May
- July 09, 2017

In addition, the Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, said last week it needed to "look seriously" at the possibility of raising interest rates to counter the recent pick-up in inflation, BBC said. Rate-setter Michael Saunders said this week he was "reasonably confident" improving exports and investment would more or less compensate for the consumer slowdown. (more...)
United States to test anti-ballistic missile system amid North Korea tensions United States to test anti-ballistic missile system amid North Korea tensions
- July 09, 2017

USA officials confirmed the statement , saying the device could reach Alaska . David Finkelstein, director of China studies at Center for Naval Analyses, an Arlington, Va., non-profit think tank, said at the meeting China is facing struggles to re-examine its North Korea policy. (more...)
Liverpool Pre-Season Training Underway, Klopp Looks Ahead to Champions League Qualifier Liverpool Pre-Season Training Underway, Klopp Looks Ahead to Champions League Qualifier
- July 06, 2017

But Jurgen Klopp regards the winger as "unsellable at any price" according to Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport. The centre-half, who has been capped by his country's senior team three times and made his full global debut back in June 2014, signed for Lyon past year after having begun his career at Argentinean side River Plate. (more...)
Gains For Crude Oil Prices Capped By Measured Dollar Recovery Gains For Crude Oil Prices Capped By Measured Dollar Recovery
- July 04, 2017

West Texas Intermediate, the USA benchmark for the price of oil, was up 3.1 percent to $46.32 per barrel. In the first half of 2017 whose trading ended last Friday, U.S. In the last few days, the market has grown more bullish after US data on Wednesday showed oil-product inventories declined. The drop in U.S. rig count and U.S. (more...)
Collision between ship and oil tanker Collision between ship and oil tanker
- July 02, 2017

The Independent reported that both vessels were Hong Kong-flagged. The UK Coastguard sent its helicopter to the scene along with Dover and Ramsgate RNLI lifeboats in case evacuation of the crews was needed. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency's Counter Pollution and Salvage divisions have all been informed and are all working to resolve the crash. The Seafrontier was reported to have a gash in the hull above the waterline and damage to the superstructure. (more...)
American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
- July 02, 2017

Vetr lowered shares of American Outdoor Brands Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a " buy" rating and set a $21.22 price target on the stock.in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. The company holds 56.89 million outstanding shares and 55.34 million shares are floating in market. The company has Beta Value of 0.04 and ATR value of 0.57. (more...)
Amtrak Picks Former Delta Executive to be New CEO Amtrak Picks Former Delta Executive to be New CEO
- June 27, 2017

The CEO of Amtrak is stepping down at the end of the year as the transportation agency has been criticized for the "Summer of Hell" that has caused delays and disruptions of rail traffic along the Northeast Corridor. Richard Anderson, a 25-year veteran of the aviation industry, will assume his post on July 12. Leading Delta for nine years, Anderson transformed the airline after its exit from bankruptcy into a leader in profitability. (more...)
OH gasoline prices up slightly this week OH gasoline prices up slightly this week
- June 27, 2017

Oil prices have dipped into bear market territory and gasoline prices have followed, falling every day since June 2, according to AAA . With a $1.91 per gallon average, SC topped the list, and Hawaii was last with a $3.02 per gallon average. (more...)
Snapchat Releases Location-Sharing Feature Snapchat Releases Location-Sharing Feature
- June 26, 2017

While the new feature may make it easier than ever to find and communicate with friends and check in on what people are up to around the world, some internet safety experts worry it may be another headache for parents. FOX40 talked to a few Snapchat users and a parent of a user who all agree - it's creepy. "Snapchat is used by so many young people in Ireland who may be "friends" with people they don't actually know in reality and who in most cases, have not set their accounts to private or ... (more...)
Bullard says current rate likely appropriate for forecast horizon Bullard says current rate likely appropriate for forecast horizon
- June 25, 2017

US government bonds remained stuck in a holding pattern Friday, with yields slipping slightly on a daily and weekly basis as investors awaited more data to either confirm or challenge their lowered inflation expectations. Recent weak readings on inflation, which has been under the Fed's 2 per cent target for nearly every month since April 2012, have raised worries in some quarters that it's headed for a mistake if price pressures don't rebound and officials continue to tighten monetary policy. (more...)
US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept
- June 24, 2017

A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation F-16 fighter jet approached and was then warned away from a jet carrying Russia's defence minister, Russian media reported Wednesday, the latest in a string of aerial incidents that have marked rising tensions between the West and Russia. (more...)
New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May
- June 24, 2017

The Commerce Department said on Friday new home sales increased 2.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 610,000 units last month. "The name of the housing market game over the past few years has been low supply, not low demand", said Ralph McLaughlin, chief economist at Trulia. (more...)
Which Analysts Are Watching Northern Oil And Gas, Inc. (NOG)? Which Analysts Are Watching Northern Oil And Gas, Inc. (NOG)?
- June 23, 2017

We have $18.08 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ: CRZO worth $89.60M more. Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. & worldwide copyright laws. Carrizo Oil & Gas earned a media sentiment score of -0.12 on AlphaOne's scale. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (more...)
Oil prices slip as US drilling expands Oil prices slip as US drilling expands
- June 21, 2017

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 1 cent at $44.19 a barrel. Various energy-monitoring bodies, such as the International Energy Agency, of late have projected US crude output will continue rising through next year-increases which stands to negate the bulk of the ongoing OPEC-led cuts. (more...)
Ford to build the Focus in China instead of Mexico Ford to build the Focus in China instead of Mexico
- June 21, 2017

Ford said the MI plant that now produces the Focus will be retooled to make a pickup truck and SUV models, so no hourly jobs will be lost by moving production of the Focus to China. Ford's savings will come from canceling plans to assemble the vehicle at an existing factory in Mexico and a decision made in January to abort construction of a plant in Mexico. (more...)
Lawyer: Family seeks justice in police killing
- June 21, 2017

SEATTLE (AP ) — Seattle police are investigating the fatal shooting by two officers of a woman family members say was pregnant and struggling with mental health issues. On the audio, the woman can be heard discussing with the officers that there was a break-in. Lyles' brother, Domico Jones, also speaking to KOMO said, "If worst comes to worst, you could have used a Taser instead of a gun for someone that has three kids inside the house". (more...)
Amazon moves into real-world stores with $13.7 billion Whole Foods deal
- June 20, 2017

Instacart is the on-demand delivery startup that promises grocery deliveries in as little as one hour. Acquiring Whole Foods will provide Amazon more physical locations to experiment with, and eventually expand its retail business. It reportedly makes up less than 10% of Instacart's revenue, still a substantial sum. About 450: Number of Whole Foods stores across the country. (more...)
Dow Jones, S&P Stocks Close at Record Highs on Strong Tech Performance Dow Jones, S&P Stocks Close at Record Highs on Strong Tech Performance
- June 20, 2017

Wall Street began the week with big gains on Monday, June 19, as a rebound in tech names pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 to reach new all-time closing records. The S&P technology sector.SPLRCT finished up 1.7 percent after its second straight weekly decline, which was triggered by fears of stretched valuations. (more...)
India vs Pakistan Hockey Match India vs Pakistan Hockey Match
- June 20, 2017

Continuing with their impressive run, India blanked Canada 3-0 to register their second consecutive win at the Hockey World League Semifinal in London on Saturday. India's stand-in captain, Harmanpreet Singh , who scored twice, said the players would use their sport to drive the message home. All matches of the 2017 Hockey World League 2017 Tournament will be live streamed on Hotstar . (more...)
DUP and Sinn Féin to meet with Leo Varadkar
- June 20, 2017

Sinn Fein and the Democratic Unionists both agree a deal to restore a powersharing administration in Northern Ireland can be done by the end of the month. "Clearly, the DUP are on the wrong side of the argument in cosying up alongside the Tory government who are disrespecting the mandate of the people here". (more...)
Treatment of Kamala Harris was blatant discrimination Treatment of Kamala Harris was blatant discrimination
- June 17, 2017

And social media, as it's wont to do, went ballistic, mostly but not always in Harris' favor. Researchers consistently find that women are interrupted more and that men dominate conversations and decisionmaking, in corporate offices, town meetings, school boards and the U.S. (more...)
Hundreds of Grenfell Tower protesters march on Whitehall
- June 17, 2017

The protests come as police say they may never be able to identify all of those who perished in the tower disaster, as anger and frustration mounted in the London neighborhood stunned by the tragedy. "You get a lot of fragmentation of bodies, charring of bones and sometimes all that's left is ash", said Peter Vanezis, a professor of forensic medical sciences at Queen Mary University in London . (more...)
AU concerned about growing row in the Gulf
- June 17, 2017

The crisis has put Turkey in a delicate position as Ankara regards Qatar as its chief ally in the Gulf but is also keen to maintain its improving ties with regional power Saudi Arabia. You would be forgiven for thinking the USA backs Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in their current standoff against Qatar . The contradictory statement prompted the Pentagon to quickly issue a clarification. (more...)