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US Stocks Bleed Due To Political Turmoil

US Stocks Bleed Due To Political Turmoil S&P 500 slid 1.5 percent for its biggest daily percentage drop in three months. "The realisation of the worst case scenarios (in Washington and in North Korea) would likely bring about a more significant drop in global equity markets", said Jingyi Pan, market strategist at IG in Singapore. [Full Article...]

Trump Repeals Obama-Era Plan To Prepare For Increased Flooding

Trump Repeals Obama-Era Plan To Prepare For Increased Flooding This includes a rollback of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard , which was established by executive order in 2015. As part of his push to revamp the country's infrastructure, President Trump is repealing an Obama-era regulation on flood readiness, saying projects have to deal with too much red tape from the government. [Full Article...]

Dual citizenship saga strikes Aussie government again, with minister implicated

Senator Nash was born in Australia but has a Scottish father. She had little contact with her father, who died nine years ago. Mr Joyce is the fifth Australian MP to have their citizenship questioned since last month, following senators Scott Ludlam, Larissa Waters, Matthew Canavan and Malcolm Roberts. [Full Article...]

Economic nationalists still linger in White House

Wall Street was set for slight gains at the end of the week after the White House announced that National Economic Council director Gary Cohn would not be stepping down. business community, might resign in protest . The S&P 500 was on pace for its worst back-to-back weeks since the election. Shanghai, Sydney and Seoul all fell, just as Asia-Pacific stocks had clawed back much of their... [Full Article...]

Etihad Airways says can not bail out Air Berlin

Etihad Airways says can not bail out Air Berlin When the travel firm announced it was stopping trading in July previous year, it had 27,000 passengers in resorts across the globe and more than 110,000 customers with forward bookings for the peak summer months and beyond. The company, which has popular routes to Israel , is in negotiations with Lufthansa and other firms to sell off parts of the airline. "We will continue to grow, we're still bu... [Full Article...]

Bilic: West Ham won't forget Manchester United thrashing in a hurry

West Ham now look ahead to a game against Southampton at St. Marys and he call from Bilic was for his team to be more "focused" as they will look to pick up their first points of the season. "I can not be any more grateful for the opportunity they have given me. There wasn't an bad lot of movement this summer, goalkeeper-wise, so I'm very grateful". [Full Article...]

Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft is now just 1.3 percent

Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft is now just 1.3 percent And Gates' stake in Microsoft has now shrunk to just 1.3 percent, compared to 24 percent in 1996. It wasn't immediately clear who the recipient of this gift was, but Gates has made the majority of his donations to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation , the charity he and his wife use to direct their philanthropic efforts. [Full Article...]

One hundred tents at the border for up to 500 asylum-seekers

One hundred tents at the border for up to 500 asylum-seekers Typically, the outflow is reported as resulting from "fear" of the climate created for illegals in the United States. Last week, Quebec's immigration minister, Kathleen Weil, told reporters that 150 people were seeking asylum each day, up from 50 a day in the first half of July, prompting the head of the union representing Canada's border agents to call the influx "a national crisis". [Full Article...]

'Tell my family I love them'

'Tell my family I love them' Smith was sacked upon, "not once, not twice, not three times, or four, or five, or six, or seven, but eight times", said Stone during closing arguments. "Shots fired!" Smith yells into his handheld radio, the high-definition image spinning as if the glasses were flung from the roof of a building. Smith threatened Orr with a taser gun if he refused to remove his hands from his pockets. [Full Article...]

Amazon, SoftBank Battle for One of Last Untapped Internet Markets

Amazon, SoftBank Battle for One of Last Untapped Internet Markets Tiger Global Management, one of the earliest backers of Flipkart, partially sold its stake to SoftBank . SoftBank, the biggest investor in India's leading cab hailing service Ola and top hotel aggregator Oyo, is keen to play a more active role in the country's e-commerce sector which is expected to drive sales upwards of US$35bil (RM150.3bil) by 2020. [Full Article...]

AMBER Alert cancelled in MA after girl found

AMBER Alert cancelled in MA after girl found A MA woman is facing attempted murder charges after apparently kidnapping her daughter and attempting to kill both the girl and herself. Troopers said they found Rickheit and her daughter either sleeping or unconscious in the vehicle. Vincent's Hospital under police guard. The vehicle was then found by troopers in a wooded area around 15 miles from the town at around 3:30am on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Paris Police Hunt Vehicle as Soldiers Hurt in Levallois-Perret

Paris Police Hunt Vehicle as Soldiers Hurt in Levallois-Perret The driver is on the run. French police have shot and arrested a man in relation to a suspected terror attack that injured six soldiers outside a barracks in a Paris suburb on Wednesday. Earlier, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the attack was a "deliberate" act carried out by a "man on his own". The wave of attacks in France has had a serious impact on tourism in... [Full Article...]

De Blasio proposes tax on wealthiest New Yorkers to fund subway repairs

De Blasio proposes tax on wealthiest New Yorkers to fund subway repairs The tax hike would bring in about $800 million a year. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio . Hizzoner's proposal, which will be formally announced on Monday, comes after weeks of fighting with Gov. Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota recently unveiled an emergency plan to stabilize the system. De Blasio on Sunday unveiled an election-year pitch to raise $800 million a ye... [Full Article...]

Contaminated eggs have been distributed in UK

Contaminated eggs have been distributed in UK Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil were distributed in the United Kingdom after all, it has emerged - despite government assurances last week that the United Kingdom was not affected by the egg contamination scandal that is now rocking Europe. [Full Article...]

Coinbase and GDAX will offer Bitcoin Cash withdrawals after all

Coinbase and GDAX will offer Bitcoin Cash withdrawals after all Officials will call the members who are owning the BTC ( Bitcoin Blockchain ) as BCash. Elsewhere, attendees were thinking about how they could try to profit as well; openly mulling whether to hold or sell their Bitcoin Cash . BCH is capable of transacting 8 MB at a time. Those 10 Bitcoin Cash were worth almost $8,000 then. Meanwhile, reports suggest a large percentage of Coinbase's c... [Full Article...]

Infamous "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli found guilty of securities fraud

Infamous He was charged later in the year and went to trial last month. Former pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli , right, walks out of federal court with members of his legal team, Thursday, Aug. They say karma keeps receipts and that certainly seems to be the case for Martin Shkreli (a.k.a. " Pharma Bro "). In closing arguments, Assistant U.S. [Full Article...]

Papa John's global Q2 Earnings Advance 6%

Papa John's global Q2 Earnings Advance 6% Profund Advisors LLC now owns 4,278 shares of the company's stock worth $342,000 after buying an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. "I can't find a better place to put my money than Papa Johns", Schnatter said. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.16%. Papa John's Int'l, Inc . Papa John's International's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 27.87%. [Full Article...]

Police plan extra patrols after park shooting

Police plan extra patrols after park shooting No arrests have yet been made. She said she started yelling, 'It's actually a gun, it's actually a gun!' to get people's attention. Police say three people were shot and transported to hospitals but didn't release other details. After the shootings, witnesses saw a vehicle speeding away with a group of people inside, according to police spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan. Then she saw a man holding... [Full Article...]

Holidaymakers face massive airport queues amid tougher European Union border security checks

Holidaymakers face massive airport queues amid tougher European Union border security checks Mr Reynaert told the Times that delays had increased by 300%, compared to 2016, and that European Union members "must take the responsibility for this". The Association of British Travel Agents said that it was "aware that new, stricter passport checks are resulting in longer queues at some airports". [Full Article...]

Teen opens emergency exit, jumps from jet at San Francisco Airport

Teen opens emergency exit, jumps from jet at San Francisco Airport In his statement, Yakel mentioned that no other flights or runaways had been affected and the boy was not injured too. Customs and Border Protection is investigating the incident . The airline said it was cooperating with authorities in the investigation. It is unknown why the teen jumped out of the plane. Passengers said there was a big commotion when they noticed one of the exit doors w... [Full Article...]


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