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Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams advances to quarterfinals Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams advances to quarterfinals
- July 11, 2017

But veteran 10th seed Venus appears as likely as anybody to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish on Saturday, and a 6-3 6-2 fourth-round victory over Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh was as impressive as the scoreline indicates. "I just keep stretching". Sixth-seeded Johanna Konta of Britain fashioned a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 win over No. 21 seed Caroline Garcia of France to end a 33-year drought since Wimbledon had home representation in the last eight of the women's singles. (more...)
Steve Mills explains Tim Hardaway Jr. signing Steve Mills explains Tim Hardaway Jr. signing
- July 09, 2017

While Hardaway Jr. did evolve into a solid wing player a year ago in Atlanta, he's hardly a star. Tim Hardaway Jr. will be returning to the team that drafted him. Mills has all but confirmed the youth movement in his explanation of the Hardaway Jr. signing. The club renounced its rights to free agents Derrick Rose , Sasha Vujacic and Ron Baker to make room for the contract. (more...)
NYPD officer fatally shot inside patrol vehicle in the Bronx NYPD officer fatally shot inside patrol vehicle in the Bronx
- July 06, 2017

A bystander was hit in the stomach by a bullet in the shootout and is in stable condition, said Commissioner O'Neill. A suspect was shot dead at the scene by police, according to the New York Post . Outside, a line of officers saluted their fallen colleague; some escorted her body to the medical examiner's officer. As they confronted him, he pulled a revolver, and police fired, killing him. (more...)
MH17 suspects to be prosecuted in the Netherlands MH17 suspects to be prosecuted in the Netherlands
- July 06, 2017

The Netherlands has said suspects linked to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 will be tried in a Dutch court. An global criminal probe concluded a year ago that the missile that destroyed the passenger jet was sacked from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russian Federation. (more...)
Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall
- July 06, 2017

The minutes show that Kashkari was concerned that higher rates would make it hard for inflation to accelerate from its low levels to the Fed's 2 percent target. The rate-setting committee is next scheduled to meet to decide interest rate policy on July 25-26. At the June meeting, the Fed gave a clear outline of its plan this year to reduce its portfolio but gave no precise timing. (more...)
Social Media fury over GST 'theatrics' resolution passed at Legislative Assembly Social Media fury over GST 'theatrics' resolution passed at Legislative Assembly
- July 06, 2017

Immediately after passing of the resolution, the state government called for an emergency meeting of the cabinet to be chaired by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. Business and other activities also were affected in major towns and other tehsil headquarters in south Kashmir, a report from Anantnag said. "There might be differences with modalities of applicability, which is why we want this law to be backed by the State Government and legislative process so as to prevent any harm to the consumers ... (more...)
USA approves laptops on flights from Abu Dhabi USA approves laptops on flights from Abu Dhabi
- July 05, 2017

The Transportation Security Administration has appreciated the action taken by Etihad Airways since it is a part of an anti-terrorism measure for the safety of the worldwide civil aviation and the industry. to remove Istanbul's Ataturk Airport from the laptop ban list over the next day or two. Dubai Airports, the operator of Emirates hub Dubai International Airport, said on Monday it had offered its "full cooperation to satisfy the US directive as quickly as possible". (more...)
FTSE 100 lower despite Worldpay share surge FTSE 100 lower despite Worldpay share surge
- July 05, 2017

Worldpay processes millions of payments daily in stores, online and on cellphones, predominantly across the United Kingdom and the U.S. As of Monday evening-before the approach was disclosed-it had a market value of GBP6.39 billion ($8.24 billion). (more...)
Multiple Nasdaq stocks including Apple, Microsoft, Amazon see prices changed to $123.47 Multiple Nasdaq stocks including Apple, Microsoft, Amazon see prices changed to $123.47
- July 05, 2017

At the $123.47 price, shares in Apple fell by more than 14% while Microsoft jumped 79%, which would value the company at almost $1trn. NASDAQ has confirmed it experienced a technical glitch resulting in a number of technology companies' stock prices to either plummet or soar . (more...)
Maersk says global IT breakdown caused by cyber attack Maersk says global IT breakdown caused by cyber attack
- June 29, 2017

A spokeswoman for the company in Copenhagen confirmed its systems were "impacted" as part of Maersk's IT infrastructure. Firms that have been hit by the attack, which comes within a month of a similar "WannaCry" malware, include Russia's biggest oil company Rosneft, global advertising giant WPP Group and multiple institutions in Ukraine , including its central bank and an worldwide airport. (more...)
Kevin Feige Confirms Miles Morales Exists In The Marvel Cinematic Universe Kevin Feige Confirms Miles Morales Exists In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
- June 29, 2017

The movie has been described as a John Hughes-esque film and if some early reactions from press are anything to go off of, it lives up to that and more. Submit your Newswire tips here. Basically, he's just watching the old movies as a fan. It's amusing, I literally had a conversation with Kevin like 20 minutes before [ The Huffington Post ] interview and he didn't confirm it, I took it upon myself just because I thought it would be a good story and it's exploded. (more...)
Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For The Fourth Time Since 2015 Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For The Fourth Time Since 2015
- June 29, 2017

The committee signaled that more rises are on the horizon and that it "expects that economic conditions will evolve in a manner that will warrant gradual increases in the federal funds rate". NOGUCHI: Greg McBride, an analyst with consumer financial site bankrate.com, says taken together, the Fed's moves have caused home equity and auto loan rates to increase about 1 percent over the last two years. (more...)
Chinese passenger chucks coins into plane's engine for luck Chinese passenger chucks coins into plane's engine for luck
- June 28, 2017

The Airbus 320 with Flight CZ380 from Pudong to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was scheduled to take off at 12:40pm and arrive in Guangzhou at 3:05pm but was delayed for a thorough inspection on its engine. That's what happened on Tuesday in China, where a plane was grounded for several hours - because an elderly woman threw coins into one of its engines. (more...)
McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour
- June 27, 2017

Life after his tour career is the focus of McEnroe's new book in which he details the ups and downs of his many roles outside of tennis . I don't think that's McEnroe's point. "I've never played anyone ranked 'there" nor do I have time. Which begs the question: Why is it that he, or anyone else, feels so compelled to try and belittle Williams' legacy by comparing her to men's tennis players? To be fair to McEnroe , the line of questioning did appear slightly forced. (more...)
JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
- June 27, 2017

Thank you", she wrote on Twitter. That's not the only piece of social media appreciation for the landmark series, either. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. So, given its own 20th birthday, it makes sense author J.K. Rowling would be just a little chuffed. The way the films have been made.although the book fans complain about it, the scale and the visuals of them, are really what continues to inspire thousands in ... (more...)
California father denies allegation he killed missing son California father denies allegation he killed missing son
- June 25, 2017

Friday in the Las Vegas area and booked into a jail there on $10 million bail. This arrest occurred on #April 22, on the same day when Aramazd Andressian was to return his son to his ex-wife. and Sr. are shown at a news conference on May 17, 2017. Police are continuing to seek the public's help in locating Aramazd and any information about his father's activities when the boy went missing. (more...)
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
- June 25, 2017

No other potential up-and-coming Democratic challenger to her leadership comes close. "I thrive on competition, and I welcome the discussion", she said. "(Tom) Daschle was a target, Tip O'Neill was a target", Pelosi said. Pelosi has helped engineer budget deals, an overhaul of the nation's health care law and an economic stimulus during her years as a leader. (more...)
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia
- June 24, 2017

The Oceania champions took a shock lead when Clayton Lewis threaded his pass between two defenders to Wood, who coolly fired home on 42 minutes. Russian Federation are third in the group with three points and New Zealand occupy last spot, having lost both their games. (more...)
Is the Needle Ready to Move For Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL)?
- June 23, 2017

Crawford Investment Counsel Inc increased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 6.67% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Texas-based Cushing Asset Management L P has invested 2.83% in EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM). 1,273 are owned by Eqis Cap Inc. So are analysts giving the Buy signal at this juncture? Therefore 64% are positive. 4,094 were reported by Rockefeller Fincl Svcs. (more...)
GOP-run House poised to roll back post-2008 financial rules
- June 21, 2017

Congressman Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) was one of the 233 Republicans to vote in favor of the bill , with all but Rep. Walter Jones (R-North Carolina) voting with the party. It also would eliminate the Labor Department's fiduciary rule, which requires brokers to act in the best interest of clients when providing advice about retirement. (more...)
United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray
- June 20, 2017

May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters. (more...)
Johanna Konta into Aegon Open final after win over Magdalena Rybarikova Johanna Konta into Aegon Open final after win over Magdalena Rybarikova
- June 18, 2017

The 20-year-old Vekic came through a close encounter with former Roland Garros finalist Lucie Safarova 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), after two hours and 50 minutes. "I'm looking to constantly improve and evolve as a player, regardless of surface", Konta said in her post-match press conference. She added: "I was able to deal with the conditions well". (more...)
Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310M Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310M
- June 18, 2017

For the transaction, Citi is serving as financial adviser to Bonobos , with Fenwick & West LLP acting as its legal adviser, while Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Hogan Lovells are serving as legal advisers to Walmart . In this role, Dunn will create new products for consumers and discover new channels through which they can buy them. Customers took to Bonobos' social media pages in droves - and the vast majority were not happy about the deal. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty open on flat-to-positive note in early trade Sensex, Nifty open on flat-to-positive note in early trade
- June 18, 2017

London's FTSE edged higher 0.06 per cent. The NSE 50-share Nifty also eased by 10.15 points, or 0.11 per cent, at 9,653.75 at 1100 hours. In 30-share Sensex , TCS dipped the most by plunging 3.59 per cent to Rs 2,521.50 after brokerage firm Nomura cut its rating to "reduce" from "neutral". (more...)
Verizon Closes The Yahoo Deal; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Resigns Verizon Closes The Yahoo Deal; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Resigns
- June 15, 2017

Oath , headed by AOL's chief executive, Tim Armstrong , will have about 1.3 billion monthly users, and Verizon hopes to use its range of content and new forms of advertising to attract more viewers and marketers as it competes against Google and Facebook. (more...)