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North Korea considers Trump tweet declaration of war
- September 26, 2017

Warning there would be "no winner" in the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula, China on Tuesday urged North Korea and the United States to stop their escalating war of words and sit down for talks on cooling the recent spike in tensions. (more...)
Burger King Russia demands 'IT' ban, saying clown looks like Ronald McDonald Burger King Russia demands 'IT' ban, saying clown looks like Ronald McDonald
- September 26, 2017

The FAS says they are now reviewing the complaint. A spokesperson for Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has said it will need to examine the film in search of any undue product placement or advertising from McDonald's . According to Russian media outlet Veodmosti , Burger King is arguing that Pennywise's color scheme and balloons - which he uses to "lure children" - are a bit too similar to that of Ronald McDonald . (more...)
Allein Maliksi's heroics help Blackwater disarm Meralco's twice-to-beat edge Allein Maliksi's heroics help Blackwater disarm Meralco's twice-to-beat edge
- September 26, 2017

The Elite was down by a thread, 88-89, when Roi Sumang scored a steal off Allen Durham , fed an assist to Maliksi who sank a jumper for Blackwater's 90-89 advantage with 33 ticks remaining. Walker, who scored 19 of his 30 points in the fourth, received Canaleta's pass before finding Maliksi, who used Canaleta's screen to evade Chris Newsome , to set up the eventual victor. (more...)
10 charged in alleged college basketball bribery scheme 10 charged in alleged college basketball bribery scheme
- September 26, 2017

U of L is sponsored by adidas and the University of Kentucky is sponsored by Nike. Evans described the player as "one of the best ( NBA ) prospects", according to the court documents . "These coaches abused that trust placed in them by the players and their families", Kim alleged. U of L had 22,640 students enrolled as of last fall, according to the university's website. (more...)
OSU assistant coach suspended per FBI investigation OSU assistant coach suspended per FBI investigation
- September 26, 2017

Oklahoma State University announced Tuesday afternoon that it has suspended associate head's basketball coach Lamont Evans in the wake of him being charged in a federal investigation of fraud and corruption. "These are serious accusations that are not consistent with University of SC values". The reason Evans' involvement in this national probe is particularly interesting is because of the players he helped recruit to the Gamecocks. (more...)
Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares
- September 26, 2017

The Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd holds 32,565 shares with $986,000 value, down from 51,883 last quarter. Laurion Capital Management LP owned approximately 0.10% of Olin Corporation as of its most recent SEC filing. Also, EVP John L. Mcintosh sold 24,000 shares of Olin Corporation stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $35.00. (more...)
Egypt concert-goers arrested for raising rainbow flag Egypt concert-goers arrested for raising rainbow flag
- September 26, 2017

At a sold out Cairo concert of indie rock Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila, a group of Egyptian fans raised rainbow flags in a celebratory gesture of awareness about the LGBT community's plight. Mashrou' Leila band has been previously banned from performing in Jordan. The highest-profile action was a raid in Cairo in 2001 on the Queen Boat, a gay-friendly club on the Nile, where 52 men were arrested. (more...)
Donald Trump has declared war on us: North Korea Donald Trump has declared war on us: North Korea
- September 26, 2017

The Pentagon said the bomber flight indicated the range of military options available to Trump , but USA officials have repeatedly stressed that despite the war or words, the administration prefers a negotiated solution to the crisis. There has been no official confirmation from China of such a step. China would face "the prospect of a re-arming" in the region and enhanced military activities in South Korea and Japan. (more...)
Etfs Commodity Securities Soybean (SOYO.L): Technicals in Focus
- September 26, 2017

Knowing what data to look for and how to trade that information is extremely important. The Williams %R fluctuates between 0 and -100 measuring whether a security is overbought or oversold. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. The current 14-day RSI is presently sitting at 42.47, the 7-day is 29.55, and the 3-day is 22.21. (more...)
Missing baby's remains found; SC couple arrested Missing baby's remains found; SC couple arrested
- September 26, 2017

Fowler said he thinks the girl died around July 15. The baby's remains were sent to Charleston to determine the cause of death. In a video posted to the Myrtle Beach Police Department Facebook Page, Capt. Simmons then allegedly took the infant and put her deceased body in a vehicle seat and dropped her off in a hidden location. WBTW reports Harriett, 19, is the child's mother, and Simmons, 22, is her boyfriend. (more...)
Macron says pursuing cooperation with Merkel that is vital for Europe Macron says pursuing cooperation with Merkel that is vital for Europe
- September 26, 2017

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a strong coalition government as soon as possible to help "shape the future" of the EU. He added: "At the beginning of the next decade, Europe must have a joint intervention force, a common defence budget and a joint doctrine for action". (more...)
Google To Split Shopping Service Off As Standalone Google To Split Shopping Service Off As Standalone
- September 26, 2017

Google is expected to announce its full plans for its Shopping entity tomorrow to make the deadline; If it fails to comply, the European Union court could fine Google up to five percent of its daily revenue. Google will need to bid for those ad units, similar to other companies. In an effort to create a level playing field, Google's own bids won't be subsidized by revenue from its main ad business. (more...)
Windstream Holdings Receiving Slightly Optimistic Press Analysis, Based On A Study
- September 26, 2017

Its minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $1.5 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $5. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will post sales of $5.87 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $5.78 billion to $5.96 billion. (more...)
Want diplomatic solution to standoff with N Korea: Mattis Want diplomatic solution to standoff with N Korea: Mattis
- September 26, 2017

Tensions have soared after Pyongyang claimed the United States had declared war against it, and threatened to shoot down USA bombers, in an escalating spat between President Donald Trump and the isolated regime. South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-ha also said continued co-operation between Seoul and Washington was vital in the current climate. Trump and Kim have traded increasingly threatening and personal insults as Pyongyang races towards its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped ... (more...)
Earnings Approximations to Watch: Mattel, Inc. (MAT), Altria Group, Inc. (MO) Earnings Approximations to Watch: Mattel, Inc. (MAT), Altria Group, Inc. (MO)
- September 26, 2017

About 6.24M shares traded. Shares of Altria Group (MO) opened at 63.79 on Tuesday. Therefore 85% are positive. JP Morgan upgraded TTM Technologies, Inc. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $71 target. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, October 30 by Wedbush. Annex Advisory Services Llc sold 10,082 shares as Altria Group Inc (MO)'s stock declined 2.84%. (more...)
Kenyan police use tear gas, batons to disperse opposition protesters
- September 26, 2017

In the western city of Kisumu, an Odinga stronghold where some 3,000 protestors gathered, one protestor, vegetable market vendor Hellen Aketch said: "I will support anything that assures me of the validity and the safety of my vote in the upcoming elections". (more...)
Texas Congresswoman Takes a Knee 'in Honor of the First Amendment' Texas Congresswoman Takes a Knee 'in Honor of the First Amendment'
- September 26, 2017

The comment appeared to be aimed at former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick - though he did not mention him by name specifically - who refused to stand for the anthem past year to protest police brutality against people of color. "Get that son of a bitch off the field", Trump said during a political rally in Alabama. The incident followed the national firestorm from Trump's criticism of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. (more...)
Ashok Choudhary removed as Bihar Congress chief Ashok Choudhary removed as Bihar Congress chief
- September 26, 2017

Ashok Choudhary, the Bihar Congress president who had become a sharp critic of his party in recent weeks, has been removed from the job, triggering speculation that the Bihar Congress might be headed for a split. Without identifying anyone, he said, "They would be unmasked very soon". Those in the race for the party chief's post include Akhilesh Prasad Singh, Prem Chandra Mishra, Anil Sharma and Madan Mohan Jha. (more...)
European Union must respond to Florence speech in same spirit, says UK's May European Union must respond to Florence speech in same spirit, says UK's May
- September 26, 2017

After meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Tusk said he believed Britain had finally abandoned an unrealistic "having a cake and eating it" approach to leaving the EU. An EU source told The Independent the talks at Number 10 had touched upon all of the objectives that Brussels wants met - the UK's financial obligations, Ireland and EU citizens' rights - before talks progress to future trade. (more...)
Varun Gandhi's take on Rohingyas is not anti Varun Gandhi's take on Rohingyas is not anti
- September 26, 2017

The lack of a permanent policy also means that attitudes to refugees can change with change in the government. The BJP , in its national executive on Monday, adopted a resolution supporting the government's stand on the Rohingya issue, saying it fulfilled its responsibilities by providing humanitarian relief to Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees while ensuring that internal security was not compromised for its 125 crore citizens. (more...)
Thousands in mass evacuation as Monaro volcano ERUPTS Thousands in mass evacuation as Monaro volcano ERUPTS
- September 26, 2017

He said that it's hard to say whether there will be a major eruption, and that those who have been evacuated will just have to sit and wait. About 10,000 people live on the island, Welegtabit said, and those in the north and south are most vulnerable. (more...)
Twitter says, Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay Twitter says, Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay
- September 26, 2017

It's because he's the president. One of the considerations is "newsworthiness" and if a tweet is of public interest. Twitter explained that "newsworthiness" and the public interest as reasons why it didn't remove President Donald Trump's declaration in a tweet that North Korean leaders may not 'be around much longer'. (more...)
CCTV shows woman being bundled into vehicle in suspected Los Angeles kidnap CCTV shows woman being bundled into vehicle in suspected Los Angeles kidnap
- September 26, 2017

A man got out of the auto, approached a woman walking on a sidewalk, grabbed her, picked her up and forced her into the passenger seat, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Witnesses said they heard someone yelling for help. That is how authorities got their hand on surveillance video. Witnesses described the man in the video only as Hispanic, standing approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. (more...)
Dunford: North Korea has not changed military posture despite rhetoric Dunford: North Korea has not changed military posture despite rhetoric
- September 26, 2017

Despite escalating rhetoric between the US and North Korea, Dunford said that there has been no change in the posture of North Korea's military forces. "We ought to conduct ourselves as though it is just a matter of time and matter of very short time before North Korea has that capability". White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders on Monday calling the notion that the United States had declared war "absurd". (more...)
Brent oil rallies as hopes grow OPEC will extend output deal Brent oil rallies as hopes grow OPEC will extend output deal
- September 26, 2017

Futures are still trading more than 50% lower than mid-2014 levels. London Brent crude for November delivery LCOc1 was up 1 cent at $59.03 a barrel by 0621 GMT after settling up 3.8% on Monday. The monthly reports from IEA and Opec also raised their demand forecasts higher for this year. And it seemed nothing could stop the relentless increase in US output. (more...)
Justice Jayant Patil refuses to break judges' code on resignation controversy Justice Jayant Patil refuses to break judges' code on resignation controversy
- September 26, 2017

Patel's seniority at the Karnataka High Court had made him eligible for the post of chief justice, but he received a transfer order to serve in the Allahabad High Court. There are people who are critics of Justice Patel, but none of his critics can say that he is a judge who will compromise his honesty and integrity. He was in the limelight after he ordered a CBI probe into the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case in Gujarat when Narendra Modi was the chief minister of the state. (more...)
Mattis reveals USA wants diplomatic end to North Korea crisis
- September 26, 2017

Amid bitter wrangling between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, US bombers and jet fighters flew off the North Korean coast on Saturday in a show of force. China warned that any conflict would have " no winners ". Although he declined to say whether it would be considered an act of war, Mattis did acknowledged there were an array of military actions that could be triggered. (more...)
UN Secretary General Guterres to Brief the Security Council on Myanmar UN Secretary General Guterres to Brief the Security Council on Myanmar
- September 26, 2017

In a recent interview conducted by the BBC , Aung San Suu Kyi said that the phrase " ethnic cleansing " was too strong to describe the situation in Rakhine state . The mainly Muslim minority, who live primarily in Rakhine State, is not recognised as an ethnic group in Myanmar, despite having lived there for generations. (more...)
Duggan, officials unveil proposal to slash MI auto insurance rates Duggan, officials unveil proposal to slash MI auto insurance rates
- September 26, 2017

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and House Speaker Tom Leonard on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping auto insurance reform plan they say would drive down premiums by at least 20 percent for MI motorists. "Michigan's current no-fault system is No. 1 for all the wrong reasons". The three-tier legislation would force auto insurers to reduce rates for the lower-coverage plans. (more...)
MasterCard called the most popular among tourists city MasterCard called the most popular among tourists city
- September 26, 2017

Globally, international overnight visitor arrivals across all 132 destinations studied have grown by 55 per cent since 2009, points out the report. In 2012, Bangkok, London, and Paris competed fiercely for the spot of top destination city. (more...)

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