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Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital
- September 29, 2017

Following the independence referendum on Monday, the Iraqi Council of Ministers took a number of counter-measures, including the suspension of all global flights to the airports located in the autonomous region, and announced plans to start legal proceedings against the organizers of the vote. (more...)
Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim
- September 29, 2017

The nonbinding referendum , in which the Kurds voted overwhelmingly in favor of independence from Iraq , was billed by the Kurdish leaders who spearheaded it as an exercise in self-determination that would set the region on the path to statehood. (more...)
USA says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver USA says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver
- September 29, 2017

At the request of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello, President Trump has authorized a Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico. The almost century-old Jones Act is a law that requires that all goods shipped between ports of the United States be carried by vessels built, owned and operated by Americans. (more...)
Arizona begins process of firing assistant coach Arizona begins process of firing assistant coach
- September 29, 2017

Court documents show that the U.S. Attorney and Federal Bureau of Investigation had been investigating the illegal influence of bribes on coaches and players since 2015. Eventually, the school did release a statement announcing that Richardson was suspended and relieved of all his duties. Though neither the University of Arizona nor Quinerly were named in the complaint, they are clearly identifiable as "University-4" and "Player-5", respectively. (more...)
Malloy Vetoed The Bipartisan Budget Malloy Vetoed The Bipartisan Budget
- September 29, 2017

Gov. Dannel Malloy followed through with his promise to veto the Republican budget today, saying that it "grabs savings today on the false promise of change a decade from now". "By vetoing this budget, considering vetoing this budget, if he vetoes this budget, we will have chaos in CT". Under state law, it would take a two-thirds vote of the legislature to override Malloy's veto. (more...)
LePage sends letter to sheriffs directing them to cooperate with immigration officials LePage sends letter to sheriffs directing them to cooperate with immigration officials
- September 29, 2017

He said he'd take steps to remove any sheriff if he hears that an "undocumented, illegal alien" was released after a federal detention request. He threatened to remove sheriffs who don't comply with federal detention requests to hold individuals up to 48 hours. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Returns to Fox News Tuesday as Guest on 'Hannity' Bill O'Reilly Returns to Fox News Tuesday as Guest on 'Hannity'
- September 29, 2017

The two touched on various topics during the segment, including NFL players protesting the national anthem and what both maintain is mainstream news media bias, but the unspoken circumstances surrounding O'Reilly's departure hung heavy in the air. (more...)
Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET), EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM) Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET), EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM)
- September 29, 2017

Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "buy" recommendation and given a $165.00 price target (up from $156.00) on stocks of Arista Networks in a note on Mon, Jul 17th. The transaction related to this sale was declared in a document with the securities and exchange commission, which is available at the Security and Exchange Commission website. (more...)
Rick Pitino on Administrative Leave Amidst NCAA Allegations Rick Pitino on Administrative Leave Amidst NCAA Allegations
- September 29, 2017

The coach's attorney, Steve Spence, told the Courier-Journal Wednesday that Louisville has " effectively fired " Pitino . "As a student, it definitely doesn't look good going to a school that had an interim president come in, now the athletic department", said Nicholas Everett, a sophomore studying middle and secondary education. (more...)
France to 'lend' control of STX shipyard to Italy's Fincantieri France to 'lend' control of STX shipyard to Italy's Fincantieri
- September 29, 2017

Italy and France have reached a deal on Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri's takeover of the French STX shipyards, Italian government sources said Wednesday. The French state will lend Fincantieri a 1% stake, allowing it to take effective control but in case the Italian company fails to honour commitments on jobs, governance or intellectual property, the French state will have the right to take it back. (more...)
Hurricane Lee is now the 5th major hurricane in 2017 Hurricane Lee is now the 5th major hurricane in 2017
- September 29, 2017

And now the Met Office has said Maria could move north and bring strong winds and heavy rain. The NHC said Lee does not pose an immediate threat and no coastal warnings have been issued for this storm so far. Both systems are weakening, but even so there is potential for them to impact the weather here, although the extent of this influence is now uncertain. (more...)
Waive the Jones Act for Puerto Rico's Sake Waive the Jones Act for Puerto Rico's Sake
- September 29, 2017

The official said a request from a member of Congress is not the usual pathway from which it gets waiver requests. Republicans and Democrats have pushed Trump to waive the Jones Act, saying it could help get desperately needed supplies delivered to the island more quickly and at less cost. (more...)
Clinton, Bush, Obama steal show on first tee Clinton, Bush, Obama steal show on first tee
- September 29, 2017

Another Presidents Cup , another poor start by the Internationals as the United States won the first foursomes match on the opening day at Liberty National on Thursday. The moment was the first public appearance for the group of former presidents after National Football League players ignited controversy by kneeling or locking arms during the anthem. (more...)
United States not committed to JCPOA terms United States not committed to JCPOA terms
- September 29, 2017

The new restrictions on travel vary by country, and include a phased-in approach. But the European diplomats said the ploy has little chance in the current diplomatic climate. Since Trump took office, the United States has launched an attack against the nuclear deal, threatening to abandon the deal on multiple occasions. But yesterday, Trump's criticism of the deal was contradicted by one of the most important officials imaginable: Marine Gen. (more...)
Taliban target Mattis' plane at Kabul airport; woman killed Taliban target Mattis' plane at Kabul airport; woman killed
- September 29, 2017

Mattis called the attack "a crime" during the news conference, which was broadcast live. "By renewing their commitment to Afghanistan, the military chiefs of the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have sent a strong message to the Taliban and their supporters to give up support, of any kind, including military, diplomatic and financial, to the militants fighting in Afghanistan", Huwaida told Xinhua. (more...)
Yosemite rock fall shakes climbers Yosemite rock fall shakes climbers
- September 29, 2017

The slide occurred just before 2 p.m. on the East Buttress of El Capitan, on the popular Waterfall Route, reported Yosemite Ranger Scott Gediman , who added at least 30 climbers were on the wall at the time the slide happened. After that, Zabrok said, he and others in his group wrote on Facebook that they witnessed four or five additional rock falls. Rock falls are common in Yosemite but seldom fatal. (more...)
Judwaa 2 pre review: Varun Dhawan brings unbashed entertainment Judwaa 2 pre review: Varun Dhawan brings unbashed entertainment
- September 29, 2017

The refreshing cast has piqued the interest of the audience as everyone is eager to witness Varun slipping into Salman Khan's role, and Jacqueline and Tapsee slipping into Karisma and Rambha's roles respectively. As Judwaa 2 is nearing its release, it is only generating more and more eagerness amongst the audience. Varun Dhawan has stepped into the shoes of Salman, who played a double role in the 1997 film Judwaa , which was also directed by David Dhawan. (more...)
Trump continues attack on National Football League players Trump continues attack on National Football League players
- September 28, 2017

Fox's afternoon game had 16 percent fewer eyeballs compared with a year ago. Sideline and off-field protests from players have become a normal occurrence during games, leading to President Donald Trump encouraging National Football League owners to actually fire such players who oppose the current political regime. (more...)
HHS Sec. Tom Price apologizes for flights, plans to reimburse taxpayers HHS Sec. Tom Price apologizes for flights, plans to reimburse taxpayers
- September 28, 2017

She said the White House is conducting an "internal" review in addition to the one now in progress by the HHS inspector general, whose office announced last week that it was requesting documents related to Price's use of private jets for official business travel. (more...)
Analyzing the Insider Data for Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) Analyzing the Insider Data for Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)
- September 28, 2017

Analysts expect Manhattan Associates, Inc. The pipeline company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.07). The firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, February 8. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, November 24. (more...)
Research Analysts Set Expectations for Chesapeake Energy Corporation's FY2018 Earnings (CHK) Research Analysts Set Expectations for Chesapeake Energy Corporation's FY2018 Earnings (CHK)
- September 28, 2017

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. If a firm can borrow money and use it to achieve a higher return than the cost of the debt, then the leveraging creates additional revenue that accrues to stockholders as increased equity. (more...)
Russians Influenced The NFL National Anthem Debate This Weekend Russians Influenced The NFL National Anthem Debate This Weekend
- September 28, 2017

U.S. Senator James Lankford confirmed to the Senate Homeland Security Committee this morning that all indications point to a Russian hand in much of the division seen this weekend on social media. A group that monitors the activity of Russian trolls and social media bots has found similar evidence, as in recent days, the National Football League was the leading topic tweeted out by what the Alliance for Securing Democracy labels "Russian-linked influence networks on Twitter". (more...)
MISSILE ACTIVITIES: Malaysia bans its citizens from travelling to North Korea MISSILE ACTIVITIES: Malaysia bans its citizens from travelling to North Korea
- September 28, 2017

Malaysia's travel ban represents just the latest move undertaken by the Southeast Asian state with respect to the escalating North Korea situation. The foreign ministry announced the ban in a statement today and said it would last until further notice. (more...)
McCain torpedoes Republican effort to repeal Obamacare McCain torpedoes Republican effort to repeal Obamacare
- September 28, 2017

Medicaid . The federal/state insurance program provides health care for 20 percent of all Americans , including 40 percent of children , half of all births, 60 percent of nursing home expenses and 25 percent of mental health care. Nearly immediately after McCain's announcement, Graham, one of McCain's best friends reaffirmed their friendship as "not based on how he votes but respect for how he's lived his life and the person he is". (more...)
Toddler shoots 2 children in home daycare Toddler shoots 2 children in home daycare
- September 28, 2017

Police said today that both victims are in the hospital listed in serious but stable condition. Agents will meet with prosecutors to decide if a wrongdoing was conferred following two 3-year-olds were shot and harmed by another baby in MI, police said. (more...)