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Germany blasts Vietnam over 'kidnap' of former oil executive Germany blasts Vietnam over 'kidnap' of former oil executive
- August 03, 2017

Schaefer called on the Vietnamese authorities to immediately allow Trinh Xuan Thanh to return to Germany from Vietnam, and said Berlin reserved the right to take further political and economic action. Thanh was a former top official in Vietnam who was accused of mismanagement and causing losses at his subsidiary of PetroVietnam. Both the anti-corruption drive and the biggest crackdown on activists in years come at a time of internal maneuvering within the Communist Party after the balance ... (more...)
Palestinian teen detained after stabbing Israeli man Palestinian teen detained after stabbing Israeli man
- August 03, 2017

Israeli forces searched his house following the attack , but made no arrests. On Tuesday, media reported that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet), border police and police forces carried out a joint operation in the West Bank and detained 10 people on suspicion of terrorism and violent activities. (more...)
First stars enter Celebrity Big Brother house First stars enter Celebrity Big Brother house
- August 03, 2017

Former Love Island hunk Paul Danan wreaked havoc today when he had trouble finding the doorbell for some one-on-one time with Big Brother himself. 'For me they're more mature and it turns me on a bit more because they're older. Before adding: 'But what I will say is, Jemma will be out quick. (more...)
West Ham's Winston Reid got sent off in a preseason friendly West Ham's Winston Reid got sent off in a preseason friendly
- August 03, 2017

In 103 Premier League matches he banged in 37 goals, winning two league titles under Sir Alex Ferguson. Since leaving United he has played for Bayern Leverkusen where he managed to score an impressive 28 goals in 54 league games. Speaking to the Telegraph Jose said: "I would always welcome (him) in my squad because he doesn't need many minutes on the pitch to score". West Ham United assistant manager Nikola Jurcevic has stated his belief that star signing Javier Hernandez will ... (more...)
USA successfully tests ICBM: Watch missile soar through the sky USA successfully tests ICBM: Watch missile soar through the sky
- August 03, 2017

Analysts said North Korea's missile test on Friday showed that USA cities such as Los Angeles and Chicago are now within the striking range of Pyongyang's weapons. "It's time for this saber rattling on an enormously risky scale to end". Minuteman missiles have been regularly tested at the Vandenberg base, and Wednesday's test is the fourth this year. (more...)
Russia flexes might on Navy Day Russia flexes might on Navy Day
- August 03, 2017

Russian ships moored in the port of St. Petersburg recently to celebrate Navy Day in Russia . The Russian armed forces show of might during their annual Navy Day celebrations with parades and processions was a calculated move to counter U.S. (more...)
Netanyahu bans 'duel' between Jordanian and Israeli lawmakers Netanyahu bans 'duel' between Jordanian and Israeli lawmakers
- August 03, 2017

The showdown between Jordanian lawmaker Yahya Al-Saud and Member of Knesset (MK) Oren Hazan was scheduled for Wednesday morning on Allenby Bridge in the no-man's-land border area between the two countries. Hazan later said he canceled the face-to-face meeting, or brawl, with Saud at the prime minister's request. Very soon thereafter, Hazan announced on social media that he accepted Alsaud's challenge. (more...)
Arrest warrant issued for Northwestern professor in River North murder Arrest warrant issued for Northwestern professor in River North murder
- August 03, 2017

James Cornell-Duranleau. Come Monday, a Cook County judge issued first degree murder warrants for the ivy league educators in connection to the " brutal slaying " of 26 year old man, Trenton H. Cornell-Duranleau was found dead with multiple stab wounds on July 27 inside a 10th-floor apartment on North State Street at the address where Lathem lives, according to reports. (more...)
EnLink Midstream, LLC (ENLC) Earns "Hold" Rating from Barclays PLC
- August 03, 2017

EnLink Midstream, LLC is an integrated midstream company. According to Zacks , "Enlink Midstream LLC is independent midstream energy". About 2.56M shares traded. Roanoke Asset Management Corp NY bought a new stake in shares of EnLink Midstream during the second quarter worth $220,000. "The MESA Adaptive Moving Average (MAMA) adapts to price movement based on the rate of change of phase as measured by the Hilbert Transform Discriminator (Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities ... (more...)
India cuts rates by 25 basis points: central bank India cuts rates by 25 basis points: central bank
- August 02, 2017

Earlier in the day, the rupee edged down by 5 paise to 64.12 against the dollar as the latter found buying traction among importers ahead of RBI policy decision. However, banking and other rate sensitive stocks did not react positively to this development and fell between 0.20-0.40 per cent. Analysts say a 25 basis point cut was mostly factored in by the market . (more...)
NY State in top 20 average student loan debt NY State in top 20 average student loan debt
- August 02, 2017

The Wolverine State also fell short in the grant and student work category, where it was ranked 16. WalletHub used data that included unemployment rate among population aged 25-34, shares of student loans in past-due or default status, average student debt and more. (more...)
Trump reportedly described White House as a 'real dump'
- August 02, 2017

That statement was presented to the New York Times on 8 July, and duly included in the newspaper's first account of the meeting. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday the president "weighed in as any father would based on the limited information that he had". (more...)
Flash Flood and Lighting Warning Through Wednesday Flash Flood and Lighting Warning Through Wednesday
- August 02, 2017

Monsoonal moisture will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms to the area, forecasters said, and some thunderstorms may produce intense downpours that could lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Be ready to move to higher ground if flooding is observed or a Warning is issued. Take precautions if you are in these areas. (more...)
Talk of equal marriage is unhelpful, warns DUP Talk of equal marriage is unhelpful, warns DUP
- August 02, 2017

Director of the Rainbow Project John O'Doherty said: "We are delighted that An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will be attending Belfast Pride this year". Mrs Foster said she was looking forward to the meeting but insisted the Taoiseach's stance on the Irish border was "not helpful". (more...)
Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count
- August 02, 2017

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia has nothing to do with Russian volunteers fighting in Syria. Reuters said it based its count on testimony from families and friends of the dead and local officials in Russia, many of whom said they were told by Russian authorities not to talk about those killed in Syria. (more...)
USA detects North Korean submarine activity including 'ejection test'
- August 02, 2017

However, "a condition of those talks is there is no future where North Korea holds nuclear weapons or the ability to deliver those nuclear weapons to anyone in the region, much less the [US] homeland", he said. "In fact, it is worse than nothing, because it sends the message to the North Korean dictator that the global community is unwilling to seriously challenge him". (more...)
Turkey replaces army, air force and navy leaders Turkey replaces army, air force and navy leaders
- August 02, 2017

The YAS held a four-hour meeting chaired by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday, with the decisions to be presented later in the day to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for approval. An emergency decree previous year ruled deputy prime ministers as well as justice, foreign and interior ministers could join the council. Nearly 8,000 people from the Turkish armed forces have been sacked over alleged links to the Gulen movement under the state of emergency imposed after the coup bid. (more...)
Ex-Tiger Austin Jackson with the catch of the year Ex-Tiger Austin Jackson with the catch of the year
- August 02, 2017

But, even with all the scoring, the biggest treat the game has given us is Austin Jackson's defense. "We like [Reed] a lot", Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said in a redsox.com report . All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel had a shaking top of the 9th, letting up an opposite field home run to Indian's short stop Francisco Lindor , followed by a passed ball with runners on that allowed Cleveland to score the go-ahead run. (more...)
USA to Launch Another Test Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base USA to Launch Another Test Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base
- August 02, 2017

The missile test comes amid continuing tensions between the United States and North Korea . Another test was conducted by the Air Force Global Strike Command's team on April 26. Dave Kelley, 576th Flight Test Squadron commander. Days later, a third test missile launched from Vandenberg base. It's the fourth test of this kind this year - the last one took place in May. (more...)
New Zealand Opposition Leader Fields 'Sexist, Stupid' Questions on Baby Plans New Zealand Opposition Leader Fields 'Sexist, Stupid' Questions on Baby Plans
- August 02, 2017

It's ludicrous that Ardern has been in office for only a day, and yet the dominant headlines about her are about her future baby-making plans. Ms Ardern said she accepted she would be asked that question because she had previously been open about the "dilemma". (more...)
Cubic Asset Management LLC Has $251000 Position in Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)
- August 02, 2017

The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. Therefore 71% are positive. Newfield Exploration now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $44.93. Robert W. Baird upgraded the shares of WHF in report on Thursday, June 29 to "Outperform" rating. These shares are worth $293,940 and were traded at $32.66 each. (more...)
Georgia grandmother charged with murder after pit bulls attack, kill grandson Georgia grandmother charged with murder after pit bulls attack, kill grandson
- August 02, 2017

Investigators said the dogs rushed out the door to get to the toddler, knocking Ms. Adams to the ground in the process. After struggling to fight off the dogs, she said she brought the child to an urgent care facility, where he was pronounced dead. (more...)
Northwest heat wave: Record high temperatures possible Northwest heat wave: Record high temperatures possible
- August 02, 2017

Three days hit the record - August 8 and 10 in 1981 and July 30, 1965. Seattle could see 100 degrees, which would be only the fourth time in recorded history. Forecasts models are similar to a bell curve, Bentley said. The city's had 24 days in 2017 with daily low temperatures warmer than 80 degrees, outpacing the previous record by 11 days. (more...)
Saratoga Research & Investment Management Takes Position in ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) Saratoga Research & Investment Management Takes Position in ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)
- August 02, 2017

Jul 26, 2017 is the announcement. Arconic Inc. (NYSE:ARNC) trade at $24.82 by Dropped -1.12% in most recent trading session with share volume of 318094. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth knocks back four drinks a day Queen Elizabeth knocks back four drinks a day
- August 02, 2017

So what's the Queen's drink of choice? Interestingly, the four drinks a day actually add up to six units of alcohol, which would make the queen a binge-drinker by United Kingdom government standards, reports the Independent . The queen easily surpasses the threshold of low-risk drinking which, according to USA government standards, is defined as no more than 3 drinks on any single day and less than eight drinks per week for women. (more...)

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