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How Trump's wall could shut down the United States government How Trump's wall could shut down the United States government
- August 27, 2017

Suffice it to say that it's an expensive and potentially damaging solution in search of a problem. And building the wall is going to be a bit more hard than he promised it would be. The leaders of the Congress were the back round and try to reassure the business community. In a Friday morning rant it took President Trump just eleven minutes to go from lamenting that eight Democrats control the Senate thanks to the filibuster and he won't be able to get any bills passed, to bragging ... (more...)
Netanyahu to Kushner: Peace in Region 'Within Our Reach' Netanyahu to Kushner: Peace in Region 'Within Our Reach'
- August 26, 2017

Meanwhile, some Israelis grumble that the United States isn't taking their problem seriously. But Egypt's foreign ministry later released a video via Twitter of Kushner and his team meeting with Shoukry, with both delegations smiling for the cameras and laughing. (more...)
Eaton Corporation, PLC Ordinary (ETN) Holdings Increased by Vanguard Group Inc Eaton Corporation, PLC Ordinary (ETN) Holdings Increased by Vanguard Group Inc
- August 26, 2017

It closed at $46.76 lastly. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.41% the S&P500. Therefore 30% are positive. Deere & Company had 86 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $5000 target. (more...)
North Korea fires ballistic missile North Korea fires ballistic missile
- August 26, 2017

North Korea's missile flew 250 kilometres before landing into the Sea of Japan, reports also stated. The second missile blew up nearly immediately at launch. Early reports suggested that the missiles traveled only 150 miles before falling in the sea. The border islands have occasionally seen military skirmishes between the rivals, including a North Korean artillery barrage on Yeonpyeong in 2010 that left two South Korean marines and two civilians dead. (more...)
Texas AG Paxton explains decision to appeal voter ID law Texas AG Paxton explains decision to appeal voter ID law
- August 26, 2017

As Ramos weighed possible remedies for the state's violations of the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution, Texas leaders state pushed SB 5 as a solution and scrambled to get it to Abbott's desk at the end of the legislative session. (more...)
Chinese Premier, Jinping makes an effort to resolve differences with South Korea
- August 26, 2017

President Moon Jae-in exchanges congratulatory messages with his counterpart, Chinese President Xi Jinping during a phone call to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Korean relations on August 24. Qiu Guohong, Chinese ambassador to the ROK, told a public diplomacy forum this month that the THAAD issue has been the "largest disturbance" facing the two countries since the forge of ties. (more...)
Swansea keep De Boer in Palace purgatory Swansea keep De Boer in Palace purgatory
- August 26, 2017

There were 12 goals between these two teams last season but there appeared little chance of history repeating itself here. So I have to oppose Palace in this match. But the home side were becoming increasingly desperate. "And that wasn't because Swansea did a fantastic job - this was a game in which two teams did not play their best and the team that makes less mistakes wins this type of game, which is what happened". (more...)
NYC Real Estate Executive Kills Wife, Daughter Before Himself In Westchester Home NYC Real Estate Executive Kills Wife, Daughter Before Himself In Westchester Home
- August 26, 2017

Steven Dym was the head of Gabriel Management in Queens, a company started by his father. "I know this family, I know a lot of people that live in town, I know people that know them". The 4,661 square foot home on Fox Hill Road was on the market for $1.699 million, with 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms and a pool on two acres. The father survived the attack and the wife was hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation; she had been under stress at the time for a medical condition, the newspaper ... (more...)
India guru rape case: almost 30 die in violent protests India guru rape case: almost 30 die in violent protests
- August 26, 2017

Self-declared guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been found guilty of raping two women followers in 2002. - 29 people have lost their lives, and 200 are injured. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to condemn the violence. Prosecutor Harinder Pal Singh Verma told AFP the guru was "calm after the verdict was passed" and had been flown by helicopter to another city in Haryana. (more...)
Army appeals to Dera followers to leave sect headquarters Army appeals to Dera followers to leave sect headquarters
- August 26, 2017

Soon after a special CBI court in Panchkula , Haryana convicted Ram Rahim guilty of rape and criminal intimidation. his agitated supporters set several government properties on fire. He said he would not allow violence of any form from any sect in the state. The Bench said that all property owned by Dera Sacha Sauda would be attached because the group had submitted an undertaking in court that its followers would not damage public or private property or disrupt peace. (more...)
Astronauts Caught A Terrifying Glimpse Of Hurricane Harvey Barreling Toward Texas Astronauts Caught A Terrifying Glimpse Of Hurricane Harvey Barreling Toward Texas
- August 26, 2017

An elected official in the Texas Gulf Coast town near where Hurricane Harvey is expected to reach land says residents who chose to stay should write their Social Security numbers on their arms. Back to back hurricanes in 2008 triggered a supply crisis, and Atlanta's highest ever average price of more than $4. "You never want to plan for the federal government to swoop in and provide everything you need when you need it just on time, right?" Reporters in the Omni Hotel in nearby ... (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Swells to Category 4 Storm; Moves Ashore Hurricane Harvey Swells to Category 4 Storm; Moves Ashore
- August 26, 2017

Harvey is likely to stall over Texas , leading to catastrophic flooding. The storm is now scheduled to land near Rockport outside of Corpus Christi late Friday or early Saturday. A damaged stop light blocks a street as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Corpus Christi, Texas . Texas in 2001 witnessed multibillion-dollar disaster caused by the Tropical Storm Allison which brought 40 inches of rain in Houston. (more...)
Local organizations prepare to send help ahead of Hurricane Harvey Local organizations prepare to send help ahead of Hurricane Harvey
- August 26, 2017

In an instant, natural disasters can become defining moments for a presidency, and Hurricane Harvey - which is set to be the first Category 3 hurricane to hit the United States in 12 years - could be the first such moment for Trump, testing his administration's ability to handle a major natural disaster. (more...)
Eight dead, four injured in United Kingdom lorry collision Eight dead, four injured in United Kingdom lorry collision
- August 26, 2017

Emergency services are now still on the scene and the motorway is closed off between Northampton and Milton Keynes. Four other passengers - including one child - were taken to hospital after the collision on the southbound carriageway of the M1 near Newport Pagnell, between junctions 15 and 14. (more...)
Facebook, Instagram outage causes headache for thousands Facebook, Instagram outage causes headache for thousands
- August 26, 2017

Most of the issues appear to be affecting users in the northeastern United States and the Midwest. Down Detector reported a large spike in users being unable to access Facebook after 7:30 PM IST. The California-based site outage has left users unable to share links or post articles. While another added: "People coming to Twitter to complain about Instagram and Facebook being down". (more...)
Faf du Plessis to lead World XI team in Pakistan Faf du Plessis to lead World XI team in Pakistan
- August 26, 2017

The legendary fast bowler, who was speaking as a guest at the Sports Journalists Association of Lahore (SJAL), admitted that the young players made a great impact in the prestigious 50-over tournament, adding that they need to keep themselves fit in order to perform well for a longer duration. (more...)
Institutional Investors Are Dumping Illinois Tool Works Inc (NYSE:ITW)
- August 26, 2017

Brookdale Sr Living Inc now has $2.20 billion valuation. About 145,171 shares traded. Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS) has risen 17.62% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc increased Sears Hldgs Corp (Put) (NASDAQ:SHLD) stake by 700,600 shares to 3.11 million valued at $28.90 million in 2016Q4. (more...)
North Korea's Kim Orders Production of More Rocket Engines, Warhead Tips: KCNA North Korea's Kim Orders Production of More Rocket Engines, Warhead Tips: KCNA
- August 26, 2017

The campaign to pressure North Korea's trading partners is aimed at eventually forcing Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programs. That said , South Korea has "serious concerns about the reliability of those guarantees under President Donald Trump ", Acton said. (more...)
Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Throws Punches in Tigers-Yankees Bench-Clearing Brawl
- August 26, 2017

If you needed a fight before Saturday's Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match, the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees gave it to you Thursday afternoon. Kahnle was ejected immediately but that is when the drama started. MLB .com's Jason Beck lays out what happened between Cabrera and Austin Romine , brother of Tigers utilityman Andrew Romine. (more...)
Implications moving forward of potential suspensions from win over Yankees
- August 26, 2017

There are rumors that Gary Sanchez could face somewhere around a five-game suspension, with the New York Yankees star likely facing more harsh discipline than Bryce Harper's four games for sparking a brawl earlier this season. Jose Iglesias hit a bases-clearing double to break a 6-all tie. Betances and Thompson were tossed then. Brad Ausmus: One-game suspension for "the intentional actions of Wilson". (more...)
Meat exporter Moin Qureshi arrested by Enforcement Directorate Meat exporter Moin Qureshi arrested by Enforcement Directorate
- August 26, 2017

The meat exporter had come under the ED's radar in 2011 after the income tax began probing him for dodging taxes. The ED had called Qureshi for questioning in the case and subsequently arrested him under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). (more...)
Glenmede Trust Company Na Holding In Pepsico INC (PEP) Was Boosted Glenmede Trust Company Na Holding In Pepsico INC (PEP) Was Boosted
- August 26, 2017

Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ) belonging to the Consumer Defensive sector has declined -0.91% and closed its last trading session at $116.22. The company reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.10. (more...)
Eight missing after Switzerland landslide Eight missing after Switzerland landslide
- August 26, 2017

Markus Walzer of Graubuenden police said the local alarm system was put in place after a similar mudslide in 2012. Police said on they were unable to reach eight people in the area, six of whom had been reported missing by relatives, despite intensified searches by teams including an army helicopter outfitted with thermal sensing technology as well as rescue dogs. (more...)
Abbas Presses for Two-State Solution, Kushner Provides No Clarity
- August 26, 2017

A joint statement issued after the Ramallah talks stated: "The Palestinian Authority and the United States delegation had a productive meeting focused on how to begin substantive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks". For weeks, Palestinian officials had expressed pessimism at USA peace efforts, and Abbas had reportedly sought a U.S. commitment to endorse the two-state solution. (more...)
USA military helicopter crashes off the coast of Yemen USA military helicopter crashes off the coast of Yemen
- August 26, 2017

In a statement issued by US Central Command, officials say one US service member is missing and five others aboard the craft have been rescued. "Training events such as this are routinely held by USA forces within a theater of operations in order to maintain their proficiency within the operating environment", CENTCOM told the AP in a statement. (more...)

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