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Stocks fall as Wall Street heads for a weekly decline Stocks fall as Wall Street heads for a weekly decline
- October 08, 2016

The Nasdaq composite slipped 0.2 percent to 5,306.85. US benchmark crude oil gained 40 cents to $50.23 a barrel in the NY. The Nasdaq composite fell 36 points, or 0.7 percent, to 5,270. FOOD TROUBLE: Ruby Tuesday fell 30 cents, or 8 percent, to $2.31 after the restaurant chain late Thursday reported a loss in its fiscal first quarter. (more...)
Will seal India-Pakistan border by Dec 2018: Rajnath Singh Will seal India-Pakistan border by Dec 2018: Rajnath Singh
- October 08, 2016

India has suffered two attacks along its border this year, the first in Pathankot and the second more recently at the Uri military base which killed 18 Indian soldiers. The security review comes amid tensions between India and Pakistan, the impact of which has seen Pakistan facing global pressure to act on militants within its borders. (more...)
Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectations Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectations
- October 07, 2016

Charles Patton, president and chief operating officer of the Appalachian Power Company and director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, at the Appalachian Power Company office in Laidley Tower in Charleston on Tuesday. Friday's USA non-farm payrolls for September, the first of three remaining jobs reports ahead of the Fed's second-last meeting of the year on December 13-14, may narrow the debate over how much slack remains in the labor market. (more...)
Lynch Associatesin buys $1402684 stake in Verizon Communications (VZ)
- October 07, 2016

Coastline Trust Company owns 65,310 shares or 0.74% of their USA portfolio. (NYSE:VZ). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. In FY2015 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) disbursed dividend of $0.191. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 11,198 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $613,762.38. (more...)
Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block
- October 07, 2016

Meanwhile, the report from CNBC hopes for a formal offer soon. However, CNBC said Twitter's board of directors is "largely desirous" of an impending sale. This news story is related to Latest/152095-Twitter-moving-closer-to-sale-possible-suitors-Salesforce-Google-CNBC/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. (more...)
European Parliament Ratifies Global Climate Deal European Parliament Ratifies Global Climate Deal
- October 06, 2016

Ratifications representing at least 55 parties and 55 percent of global emissions are needed for the agreement to enter into force. Applauding as "fantastic news" India's ratification of the Paris Agreement, the United States has said the full implementation of the deal will help avoid some of the worst consequences of climate change. (more...)
Gov. Haley orders coastal evacuation
- October 06, 2016

The DOT hopes to have the process finished by 3 p.m. and open the eastbound lanes for people evacuating from Charleston to head inland from Hurricane Matthew . But they are saying they may not be able to help anyone who stays behind and finds themselves in trouble. "You may not receive assistance in the middle of the storm", Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said. (more...)
Investigators estimate train in crash was speeding Investigators estimate train in crash was speeding
- October 06, 2016

Dinh-Zarr said she remains hopeful that the other recorder, from cars built in the 2000s, will yield information including the train speed, distance traveled, throttle input, brake application and brake performance. Officials say Gallagher told them everything was going smoothly before the crash. Officials said 114 others were injured, including engineer Gallagher, a 29-year employee who has since been released from the hospital. (more...)
Banks, energy companies lead stock market higher
- October 06, 2016

Investors have been pushing crude sharply higher since OPEC announced a preliminary deal last week that would limit production, and the price is now almost double its February low of $26. Strong jobs numbers might encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. Federal prosecutors said a contractor for the National Security Agency had been arrested on charges that he illegally removed highly classified information, and The New York Times reported that the contractor worked for ... (more...)
Police investigate after clown sighting reported at UNH
- October 05, 2016

In North Richland Hills, folks were buzzing about a possible clown around town but cops say no reports have officially come in. Police identified and spoke with that clown and determined there was no threat . The post has been shared over 400 times. Arrests have been made in connection with the clown reports and threats . Another person posted to the KIRO 7 Facebook page that she had seen one on a sidewalk. (more...)
Vancouver home sales plunge, but prices still high Vancouver home sales plunge, but prices still high
- October 05, 2016

The board noted that this "marked a return to historically normal levels", according to Global News . An apartment in the Pacific Coast city needs to be rented about 40 years to pay for the cost of buying it - the highest price-to-rent ratio among the 18 financial centers surveyed, UBS Group said in a report last week, indicating housing prices are overdependent on low interest rates. (more...)
Greggs serves up healthy 5.6% sales lift driven by summer salads Greggs serves up healthy 5.6% sales lift driven by summer salads
- October 05, 2016

In the year to date, like-for-like sales are up 3.4%. "We also saw continued strong growth at breakfast time, helped by our strong coffee offer and value deals", it added. It has opened 103 new shops and closed 58, while the new distribution centre in Enfield, north London, is now up and running. Clive Black, a retail analyst at Shore Capital, said that the chain was proving to be a good investment. (more...)
Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) missed earnings on 6 occasions Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) missed earnings on 6 occasions
- October 05, 2016

Brokerage firm Bank of America Maintains its rating on Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR). It has market capitalization of $2.39B. Earnings per share were $1.42. The ratio dived, as 14 funds sold all Education Realty Trust, Inc. shares owned while 58 reduced positions. In the last month the stock has moved in price -1.59 per cent, with a one year change of 45.78%. (more...)
Giants need to win Sunday for sake of playoff pitching rotation
- October 04, 2016

August 20 at AT&T Park: Mets 9, Giants 5: Yoenis Cespedes hit two home runs and drove in three runs in a game that likely changed the Mets' season. The average price for the win-or-go-home game Wednesday is now $314, making the showdown the most expensive wild card game ever by a wide margin, according to the ticket-search site TicketIQ. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation director again defends integrity of Clinton email probe Federal Bureau of Investigation director again defends integrity of Clinton email probe
- October 03, 2016

I'd never say that about anybody. "We know there is some fraud in the USA system, but it has always been in the margins", Jason Healy a senior research scholar at Columbia University and a former White House director of Critical Infrastructure Protection, told Mashable . (more...)
Israel's leaders lay wreaths beside casket of Shimon Peres Israel's leaders lay wreaths beside casket of Shimon Peres
- October 03, 2016

Peres, celebrated around the world as a Nobel Prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace during a remarkable seven-decade career, died early Wednesday from complications from a stroke. The late Peres battled Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin for the Labor Party leadership in the 1980s and 1990s. Khalid al-Khalifa tweeted , "Rest in peace President Shimon Peres , a man of war and a man of the still elusive peace in the Middle East ". (more...)
Trump responds to NYT report on his federal income taxes
- October 03, 2016

His comments echoed those of fellow Trump adviser Giuliani, who said "the reality is he's a genius" on " Meet the Press " Sunday morning. Trump's campaign responded to the Politico report with, "Welcome to the real estate business". "I don't even think she's loyal to Bill, if you want to know the truth". Clinton's campaign also renewed its call on Trump to release his full tax returns, "to show us all how "smart" he really is", an allusion to a retort he made in their first debate days ... (more...)
Feds Say They Won't Evict Sprawling Pipeline Protest Camp Feds Say They Won't Evict Sprawling Pipeline Protest Camp
- October 02, 2016

Dave Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, said that while he appreciated Volker's suggestions, money did not come into the equation and the pipeline would have immensely adverse direct effects on his people, trumping any sort of potential short-term financial gains. (more...)
US imposes sanctions on 2 Congolese security officials US imposes sanctions on 2 Congolese security officials
- October 02, 2016

Major General Gabriel Amisi Kumba and John Numbi , a former senior police official, were placed on a list of "specially designated nationals", said a Treasury Department announcement. Some of the protesters also turned violent, beating or burning to death several police officers. "The European Union pledged to provide us with $1.2 billion for the elections but we have not yet received a cent", he claimed. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Caught On Tape Mocking Millennials And Bernie Sanders? Hillary Clinton Caught On Tape Mocking Millennials And Bernie Sanders?
- October 02, 2016

UMD said they're drawing on previous experience when former President Bill Clinton visited campus in 2012 when campaigning for President Obama. And now that they're tied with the Baby Boomer generation for the largest share of the overall electorate, it's more important than ever for candidates to get them to the polls. (more...)
Land Rover Discovery SUV unveiled; all you need to know
- October 01, 2016

This is an epic, outstanding build that absolutely captures the imagination in a way we haven't seen before. The Land Rover Discovery showed its compatibility on the LEGO tower as well . "The precise finishes and use of premium materials throughout [the interior] give customers a relaxing experience and allows intuitive use of the advanced technology under the skin", Mark Butler, Land Rover Creative Director, said. (more...)
Videos of shooting of black man to be released
- October 01, 2016

The incident began when Olango's sister and members of the public called 911 several times on Tuesday to report that Olango was behaving strangely. On Tuesday, Olango, a father of two girls, was killed by an officer who responded to calls from Olango's sister saying her brother was acting erratically and wandering into traffic. (more...)
Jaguars looking to save season, coach with victory in London Jaguars looking to save season, coach with victory in London
- October 01, 2016

The Colts are coming to Foggy London Town looking for vengeance from last years' Week 14 drubbing courtesy of the Jags, 51-16, that all but sank Indy's playoff chances and snapped its 16-game AFC South winning streak. Indianapolis has a 1-2 record after beating the San Diego Chargers 26-22 on Sunday. - Both teams have put in measures to try and get accustomed to the change in timezone before Sunday's early (9:30am ET) kickoff . (more...)
Man charged after body of Japanese student found at downtown Vancouver mansion Man charged after body of Japanese student found at downtown Vancouver mansion
- October 01, 2016

The body of a missing 30-year-old Japanese woman has been found on the grounds of an empty heritage mansion in Vancouver's West End. Kogawa's body was discovered at the historic downtown building known as the Gabriola Mansion shortly before 7 p.m. (more...)
Key Bridgegate witness claims Chris Christie used Port Authority to gain endorsements Key Bridgegate witness claims Chris Christie used Port Authority to gain endorsements
- October 01, 2016

Defendants Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly are charged with causing traffic jams in Fort Lee near the George Washington Bridge in 2013 to punish Mayor Mark Sokolich for not endorsing Christie's re-election. 'If it was good for Christie then it was good for us, ' Wildstein said. Matt Mowers (MOW'-ers) could testify for the prosecution Thursday. One prosecutor, Vikas Khanna, asked Sokolich why he lied. (more...)