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Trapped Mexican bakers make hundreds of loaves of bread during Hurricane Harvey Trapped Mexican bakers make hundreds of loaves of bread during Hurricane Harvey
- August 31, 2017

The bakers used almost 2,000 kilograms of flour as they baked through the night and into the next day, according to Chron.com. 'We didn't count exactly how many loaves they made, but they used 4,400 pounds [1,996kg] of flour'. Despite many employees losing their own cars, homes, and valuables, they were desperate to help in any way they could and chose to work tirelessly to make sure victims of the flooding wouldn't go hungry. (more...)
United Nations chief calls for lifting of Gaza blockade United Nations chief calls for lifting of Gaza blockade
- August 31, 2017

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has visited the Gaza Strip in a desperate bid for funding and other measures to alleviate the Palestinian "open air prison's" burgeoning humanitarian crisis. Egypt, which shares border with Gaza, has also largely imposed a blockade - only opening border on occasions. "It is my deep belief that it is essential to restart a serious and credible political process of negotiation aiming at that objective - the two-state solution - as it is also important ... (more...)
Journalist deported by Ukraine's authorities to Russian Federation returns to Moscow Journalist deported by Ukraine's authorities to Russian Federation returns to Moscow
- August 31, 2017

After she arrived back in Russia , Kurbatova said the SBU objected to her describing the conflict with Russia-aligned separatists as a "civil war" rather than a "Russian aggression", and gave her an official document saying she "poses a threat to Ukraine's national security and sovereignty". (more...)
Man faces terror charge over Buckingham Palace attack Man faces terror charge over Buckingham Palace attack
- August 31, 2017

He faces the charge of engaging in the preparation to commit an act or acts of terrorism on Constitution Hill. Two London police were injured in the incident last week. The Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of Britain. No immediate information on his arrest has been released. (more...)
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Shares Bought by Cadence Capital Management LLC
- August 31, 2017

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2016 Q4. Montecito Bank & Trust boosted its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 0.5% in the first quarter. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $5.04 and is expected to be $6.09 for the current year with 162,475,000 shares presently outstanding. Additionally Rockwell Collins, Inc . (more...)
Gas prices up after Harvey Gas prices up after Harvey
- August 31, 2017

Average gas prices in Topeka are at $2.28 today, up eight cents in the past week, according to AAA Kansas. A month ago that figure sat at $2.313, and a year ago the national average was $2.218. "Strong travel demand throughout the summer has kept upward pressure on gas prices across the Rockies region", Conde said. "No doubt, Harvey has impacted operations and access to refineries in the Gulf Coast". (more...)
The average travel time spent travelling to work for Irish commuters The average travel time spent travelling to work for Irish commuters
- August 31, 2017

Cars are still the most common form of transport for workers with 65.6% of those commuting to work either driving a vehicle or being a passenger in one. The average time it takes for the country to get to work is 28.2 minutes which has increased by just over a minute in comparison to the 2011 census. (more...)
Pearson plc's (PSON) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital Pearson plc's (PSON) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
- August 31, 2017

As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and GBX 475 target. FBR Capital maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $8 target in Tuesday, November 10 report. The company has market cap of 804.47 million GBP. The firm has "Add" rating given on Thursday, July 7 by Numis Securities. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at ... (more...)
President of Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard receives ceremonial reception President of Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard receives ceremonial reception
- August 31, 2017

While his counterpart stressed on the fact that laws of her country are very strong when it comes to money laundering. He said, "Today, for the world, bringing transparency in financial transactions has become a problem". PM Modi also discussed various regional and global issues of mutual interest with Doris. He said India and Switzerland working on a new bilateral investment treaty. (more...)
JDU MLC's son, three others found guilty in Gaya road rage case JDU MLC's son, three others found guilty in Gaya road rage case
- August 31, 2017

File image of Rocky Yadav. In October 2016, Yadav surrendered before the Gaya district court. After receiving his Class XII examination results, Aditya and his friends went to Bodhgaya for a picnic. Rocky is the son of suspended Janata Dal-United legislative councillor Manorama Devi and a history-sheeter Bindi Yadav. His mother who was a politician with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party was at the time was soon suspended. (more...)
TN Opposition Parties Meet Prez Kovind, Demand Floor Test In Assembly TN Opposition Parties Meet Prez Kovind, Demand Floor Test In Assembly
- August 31, 2017

Harping on his "sleeper cell MLAs", refrain, Dhinakaran said it was not uttered for the sake of the media and reiterated that more MLAs would declare support to him 'one by one'. Demanding a floor test in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, a delegation of opposition parties including the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK ), the Congress, the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) met President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday. (more...)
Aust offers Philippines training in IS battle Aust offers Philippines training in IS battle
- August 31, 2017

The so-called Marawi siege started on May 23, when Philippine security forces stormed the city seeking to prevent two Daesh-affiliated groups from meeting, which sparked up a full-scale armed conflict. Australia joins a host of other nations offering support including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the United States over concerns about the presence of Islamic State militants in civilian parts of Marawi. (more...)
Chancellor blocks white supremacist from speaking at UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor blocks white supremacist from speaking at UNC-Chapel Hill
- August 31, 2017

As of Wednesday evening, they have not made a formal filing. "Our basis for this decision is the safety and security of the campus community-we are not willing to risk anyone's safety in light of these known risks", UNC chancellor Carol Folt said in a statement . (more...)
Caleres, Inc. (NYSE:CAL) Closed -5.1% Below Its 50 Day Average
- August 31, 2017

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on CAL. Four research experts recommended the company shares with a hold recommendation and five have published a buy recommendation to The corporation. Analysts on average have given a price target of $33.57 to Caleres , Inc. stock. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This article was originally reported by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. (more...)
Iraqi prime minister: Tal Afar 'liberated' from ISIS Iraqi prime minister: Tal Afar 'liberated' from ISIS
- August 31, 2017

Commanders have stepped up air and artillery strikes on IS positions and brought in reinforcements in response. Iraqi forces have driven ISIS from most of Iraq's major towns and cities seized by the militants in the summer of 2014, including Mosul, which was retaken after a grueling nine-month campaign. (more...)
Pyongyang halved actual missile range in latest test, says Seoul Pyongyang halved actual missile range in latest test, says Seoul
- August 31, 2017

This was Pyongyang's 13th ballistic missile launch in 2017. "The Security Council stresses that these DPRK [North Korean] actions are not just a threat to the region, but to all United Nations member states". Malaysia has condemned the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea yesterday. "Secretary Tillerson reaffirmed with Ministers Kono and Kang the strength of our alliances with Japan and the ROK [Republic of Korea], as well as the ironclad commitments of the United States to their ... (more...)
Pakistani Court Declares Pervez Musharraf a Fugitive in Bhutto Murder Case Pakistani Court Declares Pervez Musharraf a Fugitive in Bhutto Murder Case
- August 31, 2017

During Wednesday's hearing, FIA Public Prosecutor Chaudhry Azhar also said that PPP leader Babar Awan was in Bhutto's backup vehicle, which was under the control of party leader Farhatullah Babar and added that when the investigation was handed over to the FIA, the vehicle was recovered from Zardari House in Islamabad . (more...)
Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Momo Inc. (MOMO), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Momo Inc. (MOMO), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)
- August 31, 2017

Ingredion Inc now has $8.85B valuation. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $58.28 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $54.95. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of LUV in report on Friday, April 28 with "Outperform" rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, July 24 report. (more...)
Pilgrims gather in Mecca ahead of Hajj 2017 Pilgrims gather in Mecca ahead of Hajj 2017
- August 31, 2017

Since Riyadh has no diplomatic relations with Damascus, Syrians have to obtain visas from third countries. Saudi officials say nearly two million pilgrims have arrived from overseas for the annual haj. "Infact this generated a heated argument, because we told them we signed an agreement and we were sending 6200 but they agreed to provide us with tents that will accommodate the number but they explained the situation was not peculiar to only Ghana and every country was affect". (more...)
Photos from Hurricane Harvey show the bond between us and our pets Photos from Hurricane Harvey show the bond between us and our pets
- August 31, 2017

Some 100 dogs and cats arrived in San Diego this week. Homeless animals living in Texas shelters are being transported to rescue groups throughout the country as Harvey's floodwaters continue to rise in affected areas of the state. "His eyes were rolling in the back of his head, his body was shaking". "We can't ask for money because we don't have any way of getting it to them", she said. (more...)
Blake Lively had quit acting before being offered 'Gossip Girl' Blake Lively had quit acting before being offered 'Gossip Girl'
- August 31, 2017

You know what? I'll do this.' This is advice to anyone: when they say, 'We promise, but we can't put it in writing, ' there's a reason they can't put it in writing. She was documenting her life in photographs in a way that people were not yet doing", he said of the pics. Hey Ed Westwick ... remember that one time you were on Gossip Girl? "It didn't really feel like acting as much". (more...)
Woman Critical After Cosmetic Procedure At Sydney Beauty Salon Woman Critical After Cosmetic Procedure At Sydney Beauty Salon
- August 31, 2017

Paramedics treated the woman before rushing her to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. As a result of those inquires a 33-year-old woman has now been charged with reckless grievous bodily harm and use poison ect so as to endanger life. She had arrived in Australia four or five days previously with two Chinese passports because her tourist visa - which expires in November - was attached to her old passport, Ms Underwood said. (more...)
How Older Black Women Taught Me to Love Princess Diana How Older Black Women Taught Me to Love Princess Diana
- August 31, 2017

He was horrified when told later she had died at 4am in a Paris hospital despite surgeons frantic efforts to revive her. Her Mercedes, pursued by paparazzi , crashed into a concrete pillar in the Alma Tunnel in Paris while traveling at more than 60 miles per hour (100 kph). (more...)
South Africa: Student Gets $1 Million After Error, Goes On Spending Spree South Africa: Student Gets $1 Million After Error, Goes On Spending Spree
- August 31, 2017

The answer is still simply and right in front of us...(they) forget to mention one part that... She will definitely be held responsible'" she said " It was very callous and she did not report the matter immediately. But the university insists that the student will be "liable for every cent", News24 quotes spokesperson Yonela Tukwayo as saying. Mani is a second-year accountancy student at the Potsdam campus and a branch secretary of Pasma, the student wing of the PAC. (more...)
Theresa May's trade message drowned out by North Korean saber rattling Theresa May's trade message drowned out by North Korean saber rattling
- August 31, 2017

Prime minister's visit was meant to showcase trade opportunities and reassure the Japanese over Brexit . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denounced the launch as an " unprecedented , serious and grave threat" and agreed with U.S. Japanese megabank Mitsubishi UFJ has said Amsterdam and Paris were favourites to be the new European base for its securities operations. She added: "We would encourage China to do everything it can". (more...)

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