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Blue Jays win nail-biter against Twins Blue Jays win nail-biter against Twins
- August 27, 2017

Max Kepler hit a grand slam and Eduardo Escobar had a two-run shot for the Twins, who maintained their half-game lead over Seattle for the second AL wild card after the Mariners lost 6-3 to the Yankees in NY. Danny Barnes replaced Estrada and pitched a flawless seventh. The Twins scored once in the sixth when Mauer singled, Polanco doubled and Eddie Rosario hit a sacrifice fly. (more...)
US Officials Injured in US Officials Injured in "Sound attack" in Cuba
- August 27, 2017

Press secretary Heather Nauert told reporters that all of the US government employees "have been provided medical treatment in the United States as well as in Cuba". The device had been placed in or around the diplomat's homes. "After months of investigation, USA officials concluded that the diplomats had been attacked with an advanced sonic weapon that operated outside the range of audible sound and had been deployed either inside or outside their residences". (more...)
Hadergjonaj joins Huddersfield on loan Hadergjonaj joins Huddersfield on loan
- August 27, 2017

Hadergjonaj, 23, is a Switzerland global and has joined the Terriers on a season-long loan, with the club having an option to buy. "It was important in this window that we found a real competitor for the right-back position and, in Florent, we have exactly the right player". (more...)
Sushma Swaraj discusses with Qatar welfare of Indians there
- August 27, 2017

The foreign minister separately met with India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, the statement said. During the meeting between Swaraj and Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, the issue of welfare of Indian workers in Qatar was discussed. (more...)
French President Emmanuel Macron criticized for spending over $30K on makeup French President Emmanuel Macron criticized for spending over $30K on makeup
- August 27, 2017

The French president added: 'In no way will the decision by a country that has chose to isolate itself in the workings of Europe jeopardize the finding of an ambitious compromise'. An estimated 500,000 of Polish nationals are employed by Polish companies in other European Union members. Budapest and Warsaw have repeatedly clashed with Paris over the proposed reform. (more...)
Orlando Bloom to star in 'Carnival Row' Orlando Bloom to star in 'Carnival Row'
- August 27, 2017

That snooping around, however, will apparently come at a massive cost. It's a place ripped apart by tension between its citizens and immigrant population - i.e. " Carnival Row " is based on screenwriter Travis Beacham's script for "A Killing on Carnival Row ". He is repped by Lighthouse Management and Media, ICM, Independent UK, and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson. (more...)
Library collecting solar eclipse glasses Library collecting solar eclipse glasses
- August 27, 2017

The Topeka Zoo is collecting the glasses for the group Astronomers Without Borders . Don't throw them away, experts say. On April 8, 2024, another total eclipse will occur in the United States with the path of totality passing over states like Texas, Illinois, Ohio and NY. (more...)
Trump wants 'clean' debt ceiling increase Trump wants 'clean' debt ceiling increase
- August 27, 2017

There is good reason for that, attacking the President could backfire for McConnell who needs Trump to sign a slew of must-pass bills to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling in upcoming months. "It will be done during this Congress". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly frustrated with President Donald Trump and is openly questioning whether Trump can save his presidency. (more...)
Financial Engines Advisors Lifted By $1.57 Million Its Bank Of New York Mellon (BK) Holding; 2 Analysts Covering Silicon Image, Inc. (SIMG)
- August 27, 2017

About 2.15 million shares traded. Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) has risen 13.98% since August 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.72% the S&P500. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price objective on shares of Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) from $58.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. (more...)
IL governor OKs creation of Muslim advisory council IL governor OKs creation of Muslim advisory council
- August 27, 2017

IL legislative leaders said on Thursday they reached a deal over a new education funding formula that would restart aid payments to the state's 852 school districts. The plan also includes a tax credit for some small businesses. The Republican vetoed the proposal on Friday, one of many bills he acted on. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has pressed for creation of a school voucher program in the talks. (more...)
Insiders and Institutional Investors Selling Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)
- August 27, 2017

Eaton Corp now has $31.42B valuation. Company insiders own 0.31% of the company's stock. It has underperformed by 25.67% the S&P500. On average, equities analysts forecast that Applied Materials, Inc . Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $230,750 activity. Forrest Stephen R had sold 5,000 shares worth $230,750 on Thursday, June 1. (more...)
Aviva PLC Boosts Stake in lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) Aviva PLC Boosts Stake in lululemon athletica inc. (LULU)
- August 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 5.87% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:LULU) stock was -5.72% off of the high and 15.12% removed from the low. DnB Asset Management AS boosted its stake in lululemon athletica inc.by 14.7% in the first quarter. The stock has "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, August 11. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, January 12. (more...)
Analyzing Stocks On Analyst Opinion: Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX), Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)
- August 27, 2017

It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $18.5 per share. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: ARRY ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray. The company has market cap of $95.90 million. It now has negative earnings. Its binimetinib and encorafenib are in Phase III trials in advanced cancer patients, including the COLUMBUS trial ... (more...)
How The Trump-McConnell Riff Could Affect Tax Policy How The Trump-McConnell Riff Could Affect Tax Policy
- August 27, 2017

Joining us to discuss this is NPR's congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is privately questioning whether Donald Trump can save his presidency. Republican leaders in Congress have repeatedly pushed back on the idea of a shutdown. However, when voting on a Republican alternative to the ACA, three Republican senators, John McCain (R-Ariz.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Susan Collins (R-Maine), were against the bill, making the ... (more...)
State Beaches Reopen After Testing Of Bacteria Levels State Beaches Reopen After Testing Of Bacteria Levels
- August 27, 2017

Toxic blue green algae closed the swimming areas at Indian Well State Park in Shelton and Kettletown State Park in Southbury. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reopened some swimming areas on Saturday that had been closed because of water problems. (more...)
North Korea Fires Another Series of Successful Ballistic Missiles North Korea Fires Another Series of Successful Ballistic Missiles
- August 27, 2017

North Korea launched three ballistic missiles on Friday, with two failing in flight and one blowing up at launch, according to an initial assessment. Lee Il-Woo, an analyst at Korea Defence Network, said the launches represented a "low-level provocative act" carried out in response to the US-South Korea exercises, which are seen by Pyongyang as a rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds' Hilarious Birthday Wish for Wife Blake Lively Ryan Reynolds' Hilarious Birthday Wish for Wife Blake Lively
- August 27, 2017

The actor put aside the mushy-gushy this year to delightfully troll Lively on her 30th birthday. Only half of Blake's face can be seen in Ryan's post which appears to be a photo of the duo from the 2014 Met Gala. Yes, Lively said she loves her husband "most of the time ", but that's only to avoid scrutiny. I guess the secret Hollywood relationship sauce might be that a couple who laughs together stays together? She makes my life sunnier, happier, funnier, stylishier, and super duper ... (more...)
BSF kills 3 Pak Rangers in firing across IB BSF kills 3 Pak Rangers in firing across IB
- August 27, 2017

A bullet was lodged above the jawan's ear. "His condition is stable", the officer said. Meanwhile, the bodies of two Special Police Officers of Jammu and Kashmir, who went missing, were also recovered. In the backdrop of numerous ceasefire violations and civilian casualties, Indian and Pakistan Army on Wednesday held a Battalion Commander Level Flag Meeting at Chakan-da-Bagh in Poonch Sector of Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)
Mexico, Japan meet with spot in LLWS championship on the line Mexico, Japan meet with spot in LLWS championship on the line
- August 27, 2017

Mexico is two wins away from claiming its fourth Little League World Series title, but it has to go through powerhouse Japan and one of the two remaining USA teams to accomplish that feat. After that, a dropped third strike and an error by Mexico pitcher Jorge Garcia put two runners on and squandered two potential outs. "Once one of our hitters got a home run off of him, we believed we could hit off him". (more...)
Abbas Presses for Two-State Solution, Kushner Provides No Clarity
- August 27, 2017

The American delegation told Abbas that the Trump administration will first work towards strengthening security and financial relations between the two sides. State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert explained earlier this week that committing to a two-state solution would "bias" the outcome of a peace agreement between Israel and the PA. (more...)
US General Vows To Annihilate ISIS In Afghanistan
- August 27, 2017

Even opposition leaders in Islamabad have demanded a strong rebuttal from Abbasi. He said the new strategy makes the United States commitment to Afghanistan very clear. Mr. Trump had campaigned to end American involvement in foreign conflicts and was particularly critical of the Afghan war, which he said was "wasting" American money. (more...)
Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock Faces Higher Risks Forward After Forming Multiple Bottom
- August 27, 2017

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a note issued to investors on Friday. State Street has an ownership of 118,769,549 stocks of the oil and gas firms shares valued $12,752,287,000 after scooping up an extra 1,261,078 stocks in the previous period. (more...)
BidaskClub Downgrades Skyworks Solutions, Inc BidaskClub Downgrades Skyworks Solutions, Inc
- August 27, 2017

About 302,061 shares traded. Goldcorp Inc. ( USA ) (NYSE:GG) has declined 19.95% since August 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.53% the S&P500. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Drexel Hamilton. (NASDAQ:SWKS) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 25.62 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 4.17 and sector's optimum level is 13.76. (more...)
Sources say Trump is serious about government shutdown Sources say Trump is serious about government shutdown
- August 27, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in March wrote a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to expeditiously act to raise the debt ceiling. "Could have been so easy-now a mess!" Asked whether that means a " clean " bill - without anything else added to the measure - Sanders said "yes". (more...)
US Calls Kushner-Abbas Meeting 'Fruitful' But Doesn't Specify 'Fruits' US Calls Kushner-Abbas Meeting 'Fruitful' But Doesn't Specify 'Fruits'
- August 26, 2017

Joining Kushner on the visit are special envoy for global negotiations Jason Greenblatt and deputy national security advisor for strategy, Dina Powell. Trump's relationship with Israel has become far more complicated over the past two weeks, with some Jewish leaders criticizing Trump for what they see as a weak response to neo-Nazi violence in America. (more...)
Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV): Stock Institutional Investors Like Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV): Stock Institutional Investors Like
- August 26, 2017

It closed at $1.65 lastly. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 46.99% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.32% the S&P500. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The stock of Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, August 20 by Citigroup. (more...)
North Korea fires missiles amid war games North Korea fires missiles amid war games
- August 26, 2017

They flew for more than 250 kilometers in a northeastern direction, the military statement added. One of the three missiles blew up "almost immediately", with none of the weapons posing a threat to either North America or the USA territory of Guam, the spokesman said. (more...)
Crews battle fire at Taneytown home Crews battle fire at Taneytown home
- August 26, 2017

Neighbors told officials that an elderly couple resides at the home. That will be done in cooperation with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Deputy State Fire Marshals and Agents with the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) have located the remains of the second individual inside the home at 2201 Bear Run Road in Taneytown. (more...)
USA judge throws out Texas voter ID law supported by Trump USA judge throws out Texas voter ID law supported by Trump
- August 26, 2017

Paxton has already announced that he will appeal the Congressional ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court, and has now said he will appeal the House ruling - plus he has already filed an appeal against the voter ID ruling (which he called " outrageous ") to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. (more...)
China Seeks to Properly Address Differences with Seoul
- August 26, 2017

Thursday marks the 25th anniversary of formal diplomatic ties between South Korea and China, but celebrations are relatively low-key amid tensions over missile defense. According to a release from the ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moon took note in his message to Xi of the "significant development" in bilateral relations since 1992. (more...)