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James O'Brien's Hilarious Take On The New Ukip Logo James O'Brien's Hilarious Take On The New Ukip Logo
- September 29, 2017

When he spotted the new logo Match of the Day host Lineker tweeted an "eyes rolling" emoji and the message: 'The @premierleague will be thrilled'. But Ukip chairman Paul Oakden told BBC Two's Daily Politics: 'I'm not anxious. Concerns that UKIP's new leader, to be announced shortly after 5pm on Friday, may not like the new logo were dismissed. "And in the short term it has led to them being ridiculed on social media, meaning that any initial associations people might have with the logo ... (more...)
Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech
- September 29, 2017

Mr. Trump promises hefty tax cuts for ordinary people and little benefit to top earners such as himself. "It is a pure tax increase, this from the patron saints of lower taxes". That means no matter how Trump invests his billions-in real estate, bonds, stocks, business ventures, etc. -the income he generates would be taxed at a rate lower than what workers pay on their wages. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc
- September 29, 2017

The stock's Schaeffer's Volatility Index (SVI) of 10% ranks lower than 97% of all other readings from the past year, while its 30-day at-the-money implied volatility of 12.8% ranks in the 16th annual percentile. Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) opened at 82.19 on Friday. 140.89 million shares or 11.25% less from 158.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. (more...)
Air Force Academy Racial Slurs Decried Air Force Academy Racial Slurs Decried
- September 29, 2017

The Air Force Academy strives to create a climate of dignity and respect for all. He told the Air Force Times he doesn't view his son as the victim but rather the victim is the person who wrote the slurs, because that person will probably go home disgraced and lose out on a promising military career, and "because they were raised with that kind of vitriol and that kind of hate". (more...)
OSU study: Plastic debris brings non-native species from Japan OSU study: Plastic debris brings non-native species from Japan
- September 29, 2017

Nearly 300 different species have traveled from the waters of Japan to the coasts of Hawaii and the North America since the devastating tsunami, but they did not do it on their own. At this point it remains unclear whether any of the Japanese species have found permanent homes in their new marine environments in the US. That's because wooden "floats", which decompose rapidly on open ocean waters, stopped arriving after 2014. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is Verde Servicos Internacionais SA's 4th Largest Position
- September 29, 2017

It has outperformed by 103.79% the S&P500. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Bb&T Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $37.41 billion market cap company. MSFT's profit will be $5.69 billion for 24.98 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. Among 34 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ), 27 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. (more...)
Supreme Court to hear major challenge to public-sector unions Supreme Court to hear major challenge to public-sector unions
- September 29, 2017

California Teachers Association . The Associated Press says that, with a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, the Janus case has "the potential to financially cripple Democratic-leaning labor unions that represent government workers". (more...)
U.S. to withdraw embassy staff from Cuba U.S. to withdraw embassy staff from Cuba
- September 29, 2017

The memo pointed out, that although Cuba was cooperating in allowing United States investigators to find the origin of the attacks , Minister Parilla did not give any assurances the Cuban government was doing enough to protect U.S. (more...)
Co-leader of Germany's far-right AfD to quit party - media reports Co-leader of Germany's far-right AfD to quit party - media reports
- September 29, 2017

Germany , Europe's biggest economy, has no tradition of minority governments , and Mrs Merkel has made clear she does not want to go down that route. To put this into perspective, astute political analyst Michael Barone notes that Merkel's party had the "lowest [percentage of the popular vote] since federal elections began in 1949". (more...)
Kenyan Opposition Quits Election Talks Over Plans to Change Laws Kenyan Opposition Quits Election Talks Over Plans to Change Laws
- September 29, 2017

With just weeks to Kenya's presidential election re-rerun scheduled for 26 October, Talks on elections by the stakeholders have collapsed at the Bomas of Kenya today. "We have no option but to take the battle to the people", Raila said. However, Senate Deputy Speaker Kithure Kindiki, who heads the ruling party delegation, accused the opposition of playing games and said they were not ready for the elections. (more...)
Malaysia has banned its citizens to travel to the DPRK Malaysia has banned its citizens to travel to the DPRK
- September 29, 2017

Malaysia's foreign ministry cited North Korea's missile tests and related developments as the reasons for the travel ban and said it would last until further notice. Malaysia were due to travel to North Korea on October 3 for the October 5 Asian Cup qualifier. But FAM requested for the match to be changed to a neutral venue following a diplomatic crisis caused by the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea ruler Kim Jong-un, at the Kuala Lumpur ... (more...)
The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

There's an obscure law that governs just about anything that travels by ship from one port in the United States to another USA -based port - bananas, hair dryers, gasoline, even people. "The situation that we have in Puerto Rico is devastating, it's unprecedented, it's frightful". In normal times, critics say, it raises the cost of goods, because Jones Act ships are scarcer and more expensive than foreign carriers. (more...)
Trump Reveals Details of 'Largest Tax Cut in History' Trump Reveals Details of 'Largest Tax Cut in History'
- September 29, 2017

Publicly he now says 20 percent is his "red line" number on the corporate rate and that 15 percent was a "negotiating tactic". "We think we can drive a lot of business back to America, we can drive jobs back to America, we can make ourselves very competitive", Cohn told CNBC in a live interview. (more...)
Crawfordsville Officer Fires Shot At Actor Crawfordsville Officer Fires Shot At Actor
- September 29, 2017

A movie scene being filmed at a Crawfordsville bar was mistaken for an armed robbery . The movie crew was inside the building and could not be seen from the street. As Duff backed out of the brewery, police ordered the actor to drop the gun. "We just went in there and did what we normally do". None of our staff was involved with the film; we simply provided the space for the group to perform their art. (more...)
Donald Trump deletes tweets supporting Alabama senator who lost Republican primary vote Donald Trump deletes tweets supporting Alabama senator who lost Republican primary vote
- September 29, 2017

The first time, he had flouted a court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the courthouse. In deep red Alabama , Moore is the favorite to win a December runoff for the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions' appointment as U.S. The race in Alabama was the latest battleground over the Republican Party's direction in Washington . Unusual had the backing of not just Mr. Trump , but also Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . (more...)
'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris Is Writing The 'Coming to America' Sequel 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris Is Writing The 'Coming to America' Sequel
- September 29, 2017

Levine has been tapped to direct a follow-up to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy, with Barris on board to rewrite the script. Eddie Murphy is said to be involved in the development of the film, and it's assumed that he'll be starring in the movie too. (more...)
Navalny detained in Moscow over violations of public rallies law Navalny detained in Moscow over violations of public rallies law
- September 29, 2017

Now we will understand, "the message said". The Moscow Police Directorate told RIA Novosti on Friday that Navalny had been detained " over repeated calls for participation in an uncoordinated public event ". "Come for the sake of principle and as a sign of protest against the stupidity, senility and degradation that have overtaken our country", he wrote. (more...)
North Korea Moves Aircraft to East Coast, Claims US Declared War North Korea Moves Aircraft to East Coast, Claims US Declared War
- September 29, 2017

Last weekend, US bombers and fighter escorts flew in global airspace east of North Korea to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea that they have in this century, according to the Pentagon. Pyongyang's nuclear test this month prompted a new round of sanctions after the UN Security Council voted unanimously on a resolution condemning the test. (more...)
Al-Shabab attacks base in Somalia, kills 15 Al-Shabab attacks base in Somalia, kills 15
- September 29, 2017

The assault on the Somali National Army military camp in Barire, around 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of the capital Mogadishu , began with two suicide attackers detonating their vehicle bombs before gunmen overran the base. No group has claimed responsibility for the latest attack in the Horn of Africa country. The Al-Qaeda aligned group has been fighting to overthrow successive internationally-backed governments in Somalia for the last decade and carries out frequent attacks on military, ... (more...)
Late Night's Meyers rips Trump's Puerto Rico response Late Night's Meyers rips Trump's Puerto Rico response
- September 29, 2017

This as hundreds of thousands of American children and babies were crying and begging their helpless parents for something - anything - to eat in the Apocalypse that is Puerto Rico. The Army was preparing to send eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the Fort Campbell, Kentucky-based 101st Airborne Division to provide additional medical and airlift support, Davis said. (more...)
Experts reveal what a U.S. war with North Korea would look like
- September 29, 2017

Speaking to reporters outside his NY hotel, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho responded to Trump tweeting at the weekend that North Korea's leadership "won't be around much longer" if it keeps up its threats. The leaders are meeting at the White House on Tuesday, days before a critical secession vote Sunday in Spain. The move was criticised by both Russian Federation and China who said there would be no winners if war broke out on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert
- September 29, 2017

The UAE (United Arab Emirates) confirmed plans this week to build a city called "Mars Scientific City", a US$135 million (Dh500 million) project that will simulate life on the red planet on Earth. Dubbed Mars Science City, the project is a $140 million research city that will serve as a "viable and realistic model" of what it might be like to live on the Red Planet for both scientists and the public. (more...)
Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner
- September 29, 2017

Later, she was taken to a government power substation in Palana village where more men allegedly assaulted her, the Hindustan Times reported. While returning the woman was abducted near Khatu Shyam Mandir on the Jaipur Road at 2:30 pm, the complaint said, as per HT. (more...)
Pres. Trump Waives Jones Act For Puerto Rico Pres. Trump Waives Jones Act For Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

Trump commented on the possibility of waiving the act, telling reporters upon his return from IN on Wednesday that the administration was "thinking about that". When it comes to Puerto Rico, there is a "sufficient capacity" of US ships, but limited port capacity to offload and transit needed goods, he said. One is the potential shortage of carriers with the USA flag carriers. (more...)
US senators urge sanctions over Myanmar 'atrocities' US senators urge sanctions over Myanmar 'atrocities'
- September 29, 2017

All countries, especially Muslim countries, must come forward to stop the violence and put an end to the gross human rights violation being carried out in Myanmar. Bin Momen called this situation untenable and reiterated an appeal to the U.N.to create "safe zones" inside Myanmar. Despite the harsh words no formal action was taken after the session. (more...)