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United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY) Given Consensus Recommendation of United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
- September 29, 2017

As per Wednesday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. A total of 1 analyst has released a research note on Produce Investments PLC. Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Vodafone Group Plc (LSE: VOD)'s ROIC is 0.03829. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (more...)
South Korea: Return of wartime operational control will scare North South Korea: Return of wartime operational control will scare North
- September 29, 2017

Moon said the Republic of Korea's army "must be ready to win", at an event marking the 69th Armed Forces Day, which falls on October 1. Moon also said Seoul should aim for the "early takeover" of the wartime operational control (OPCON) from the U.S. (more...)
Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede: 15 Dead, Over 25 Injured; How it Happened Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede: 15 Dead, Over 25 Injured; How it Happened
- September 29, 2017

The Western Railways in a series of tweets said that the accident relief medical team is at the spot and medical assistance is being provided to injured. Meanwhile, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is expected to visit site of the stampede. Mumbai has been a constant victim of rains, with trains being delayed and the work life coming to a complete halt. (more...)
Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house
- September 29, 2017

The law has ended her political career. Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets her supporters while arriving at the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions in Bangkok on Aug 1 to give her closing statement on her rice-scheme case. (more...)
An Elementary School Librarian Savagely Rejected A Book Donation From Melania Trump An Elementary School Librarian Savagely Rejected A Book Donation From Melania Trump
- September 29, 2017

The librarian at an elementary school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently turned down a shipment of Dr. Seuss books from Melania Trump , criticizing the first lady's choices as "a bit of a cliché, a exhausted and worn ambassador for children's literature". (more...)
Raleigh native living in Puerto Rico pleads for hurricane aid from public Raleigh native living in Puerto Rico pleads for hurricane aid from public
- September 29, 2017

Critics had noted that Trump had issued Jones Act waivers more quickly following hurricanes that hit recently in Texas, Louisiana and Florida. Hudson County Freeholder Junior Maldonado is part of New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief , or NJ4PR, a statewide coalition of private and public organizations coordinating relief efforts from the Garden State. (more...)
Betsy DeVos to speak at Harvard University on future of school choice Betsy DeVos to speak at Harvard University on future of school choice
- September 29, 2017

The protest was mostly silent, though some students snapped their fingers or cheered in support of some questions. She said the federal education agency was committed to ensuring that students are safe and learning. DeVos said she wanted all parents, no matter their race or income level, to have options about where to send their children to school. "Rather, the accusations - 90 percent of them - fall into the category of 'we were both drunk, ' 'we broke up, and six months later I found ... (more...)
Wisconsin still seeking details from Homeland Security Wisconsin still seeking details from Homeland Security
- September 29, 2017

California and Wisconsin said the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was incorrect when it notified them last week they were among 21 states whose election systems were targeted by Russian hackers during the 2016 election. Homeland Security stands by his initial statements about Russian Federation targeting 21 states, however. "Although we did not have knowledge of the source until now, we have confirmed our security systems worked as planned and the activity was blocked as it happened ... (more...)
Emmanuel Macron lays out vision of a Europe fit for globalized world Emmanuel Macron lays out vision of a Europe fit for globalized world
- September 29, 2017

Merkel's conservatives beat their rivals to win her a fourth term in an election that will also bring a far-right party into Germany's parliament for the first time in more than half a century, exit polls showed. The tech sector gained 0.4 percent. Spot gold dropped 1.1 percent to $1,295.60 an ounce. "While there are a few different scenarios and some potentially testy issues to negotiate, ultimately the political landscape appears as though it will remain relatively centralist and we ... (more...)
Trump lifts Puerto Rico shipping restrictions Trump lifts Puerto Rico shipping restrictions
- September 29, 2017

Hours-long lines have been the norm at island gas stations as people scramble to find fuel for generators and cars. Shortages of food and water have added to the misery and uncertainty amid a frustratingly slow relief effort. "DOD also continues to support FEMA's immediate objectives to complete hospital assessments and establish an island-wide commodities distribution plan". (more...)
He's Back! Liam Neeson Says He's 'Unretired' From Action Movies He's Back! Liam Neeson Says He's 'Unretired' From Action Movies
- September 29, 2017

Neeson said . "You're talking in the past tense". I'm going to be doing action movies until they bury me in the ground. Liam Neeson at the premiere of Concussion. The Irish actor has starred in some of the best action movies of the past decade including Taken , Unknown and Entourage. "The thrillers, that was all a pure accident". (more...)
Trump to pitch tax reform plan in Indianapolis Trump to pitch tax reform plan in Indianapolis
- September 29, 2017

Donnelly said it was an "honor" to welcome Trump to IN, but his comment came before the proposal was released, and he didn't weigh IN on the specifics of the GOP plan. "In order to simplify the tax code , the framework eliminates most itemized deductions", the framework said. In Indiana, Trump twice said he believed there would be "numerous Democrats" supporting his legislation "because it's the right thing to do". (more...)
Romney applauds Trump's Russian envoy Jon Huntsman Romney applauds Trump's Russian envoy Jon Huntsman
- September 29, 2017

Trump had also reportedly considered Huntsman for secretary of state. U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft completed his diplomatic mission in Moscow, the embassy said. Huntsman unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for the US presidency in 2012, and was a critic of Trump during the campaign past year. Sputnik International reports citing U.S. (more...)
Manchester United boss Mourinho wants to wrap up qualification asap
- September 29, 2017

But the 23-year-old has now returned from suspension and is set to start against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday, with regular centre-back partner Phil Jones absent. The distribution of TV money last season showed that the champions Chelsea received £151m in total, while bottom-placed Sunderland were paid £93m, but the booming worldwide income was shared equally, the 20 clubs receiving £39m each. (more...)
Why the Chuck Person charges are a federal matter & not NCAA violations Why the Chuck Person charges are a federal matter & not NCAA violations
- September 29, 2017

Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY said. U.S. Attorney Kim said Person and the coaches lied to the players and their families, building up the managers and financial advisers, who they barely knew. Multiple lies were unleashed as Person focused on steering student-athletes to the confidential informant/agent. According to SEC country " Auburn ranked No. (more...)
Still a threat, Hurricane Maria weakens off US Southeast Still a threat, Hurricane Maria weakens off US Southeast
- September 29, 2017

Maria is forecast to move between 100 and 150 miles offshore of the North Carolina coast Tuesday night through Wednesday night . Still, the tropical season is far from over and more storms could develop later in October, Accuweather warns. (more...)
'US Deployment of Strategic Assets to Begin Late This Year' 'US Deployment of Strategic Assets to Begin Late This Year'
- September 29, 2017

North Korea's best chance of shooting down a USA plane would likely be with its KN-06 surface-to-air missile system, which its leader Kim Jong Un declared "perfect" in May after previous defects in earlier testing had been addressed. It's also unclear whether North Korea would be able to even see the advanced US warplanes when they come. "The most obvious reason Ri made those comments was because North Korea simply can't tolerate such high-profile insults to its supreme leadership", Cha ... (more...)
United States to send more nuke-capable submarines, bombers to Korean peninsula United States to send more nuke-capable submarines, bombers to Korean peninsula
- September 29, 2017

Montana Senator Steve Daines just returned from a visit to South Korea where he toured the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. FireEye claimed that hackers of North Korea could gain access to the accounts of several South Korean Bitcoin by targeting users having tax-related phishing attacks and deploying malware like PEACHPIT. (more...)
Facebook and Google execs to testify on Russian meddling Facebook and Google execs to testify on Russian meddling
- September 29, 2017

Committee Chairman Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, has said he wants a full accounting from Facebook , which disclosed in September that Russians appeared to have bought about $100,000 in election-related ads previous year. (more...)
Trump calls on National Football League to outlaw anthem protests, blasts Cowboys for kneeling Trump calls on National Football League to outlaw anthem protests, blasts Cowboys for kneeling
- September 29, 2017

He later took a knee during the anthem throughout last season as a way of protesting racial inequality and police brutality. That's why you saw Washington owner Daniel Snyder and Jacksonville owner Shad Kahn, who reportedly each donated at least $1 million to President Donald Trump's campaign, as well as Jones locking arms with their players on the field. (more...)
Shocking map shows Maria winds lashing North Carolina Shocking map shows Maria winds lashing North Carolina
- September 29, 2017

More than 200 visitors left Hyde County's Ocracoke Island amid a mandatory evacuation order imposed early Monday on that fragile barrier island jutting into the Atlantic. The storm is now spinning southeast of North Carolina and moving slowly to the north. Hurricane Maria will come close enough to North Carolina to trigger gusty winds and rain, while unleashing risky seas elsewhere along the East Coast this week, AccuWeather reports. (more...)
An outdated protectionist law is hurting Puerto Rico An outdated protectionist law is hurting Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security, which waived the act after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, did not agree an exemption would help this time. The Jones Act, a 97-year-old law that passed after World War I to protect the USA shipbuilding industry, requires that domestic shipping must be carried out by US -owned, USA -made ships staffed by American crews. (more...)
Tropical Storm Maria producing wind gusts in Outer Banks, NC Tropical Storm Maria producing wind gusts in Outer Banks, NC
- September 29, 2017

Atlantic coast. Winds picked up along the Outer Banks on Wednesday, and weather forecasters warned of flooding as deep as 4 feet in spots while Hurricane Maria cruised north about 150 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center gives this area a 20-percent-chance of tropical development within the next 48-hours; a 40-percent-chance within the next five days. (more...)
Anthem will not sell individual Obamacare plans in ME next year Anthem will not sell individual Obamacare plans in ME next year
- September 29, 2017

A dozen insurance companies will offer plans to individuals through NY State of Health for 2018, and 15 will offer the Essential Plan, an option with monthly premiums of $20 or less for New Yorkers with incomes just above the eligibility level for Medicaid. (more...)
AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Given Hold Rating at KeyCorp
- September 29, 2017

The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $8.46. Rosenblatt Securities restated a "neutral" rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of United States Steel in a research report on Monday, February 27th. (more...)

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