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United Kingdom and Japan aim for trade deal straight after Brexit
- September 01, 2017

May doubled down on her stance Thursday when asked by a reporter to respond to the MPs' comments. "I am not a quitter". "Yes dealing with injustices that remain in the United Kingdom". "Let's get some progress for the British people first, I think that's the priority", he told BBC Radio 4's Today program. Sarah Wollaston, the chair of the health select committee and a leading Tory remainer, who was critical of the election campaign , expressed loyalty to the prime minister on Twitter. (more...)
Kim Jong-un watched firing of intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile: KCNA Kim Jong-un watched firing of intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile: KCNA
- September 01, 2017

Although Ri reportedly gave birth six months ago, the news of the child only emerged on Tuesday (29 August), a day after South Korea's spy agency submitted a report to its parliament about the addition in the North Korean leader's family. (more...)
Manchester United make deadline day move to sign Willian from Chelsea Manchester United make deadline day move to sign Willian from Chelsea
- September 01, 2017

Toe and knee problems sidelined him from more than a third of Manchester United's games in 2016-17; it is not a record to hang your hat on and it felt imperative that Jones hit the ground running this season. It will be interesting to see how Mourinho uses the Englishman this year in both domestic and Champions League competition, after the shock re-signing of Zlatan . (more...)
Britain and Japan Agree on Closer Ties After North Korea Missile Launch
- September 01, 2017

But the talks are bound to be overshadowed by North Korea's decision to fire a missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido and into the Pacific Ocean. "We think it is regrettable that some countries selectively overlook the relevant Security Council resolutions' demand to advance dialogue, and stubbornly emphasise pressure and sanctions", she told a daily news briefing. (more...)
Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- September 01, 2017

The company is expected to issue its next earnings results on Friday, November 17th. The apparel retailer reported ($0.16) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.33) by $0.17. BMO Capital Markets now has a $12.00 price target on the apparel retailer's stock, down from their prior price target of $14.00. The Company dividend yield observed at 3.16%. (more...)
Theresa May: 'I'm not a quitter'
- September 01, 2017

On an official visit to Nigeria, he said Mrs May was "ideally placed" to deliver Brexit and he was "here to support her". Theresa May's leadership has been under strain ever since the election and Hague has tipped an "outsider" to replace her. (more...)
Unbiased Equity Research: Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN), Zillow Group, Inc. (Z)
- September 01, 2017

The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, April 12 with "Market Perform". The company saw a fall in short interest of -10.75% between July 31, 2017 and August 15, 2017. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Myriad Genetics by 0.6% in the first quarter. Oxford Asset holds 169,165 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Llc reported 260,966 shares. (more...)
PM Modi Meets Union Ministers, Top Officials Of UP, Bihar PM Modi Meets Union Ministers, Top Officials Of UP, Bihar
- September 01, 2017

Hailing the success of demonetisation, Jaitley said that the next step is for clean money in polls, adding that the government was already in the final stages of drafting a concerned policy. "That is 1%. Shame on RBI which 'recommended" demonetisation. Let us take a quick look at the official response that came immediately after RBI's annual accounts published on 30th August 2017 talked about the SBNs that were returned to the apex bank after its legal tender status got cancelled 10 months ... (more...)
Court orders family to have dogs' vocal cords cut Court orders family to have dogs' vocal cords cut
- September 01, 2017

Six states have banned the procedure under certain circumstances and the Oregon Humane Society mounted a campaign several years ago to outlaw the surgeries in the state. After another unsuccessful attempt to argue the sentence, an appeals court upheld the ruling Wednesday. Szewc and Updegraff again argued unsuccessfully that the dogs were necessary because they had a farm. (more...)
Prince's favourite colour claimed to not, in fact, be purple Prince's favourite colour claimed to not, in fact, be purple
- September 01, 2017

The seven-time Grammy victor, who was known as The Purple One, didn't exactly have an aversion to the color he's closest associated with either, as he constantly sported the shade throughout his illustrious career. All of those things are as big of a part of Prince's brand and image as his masterful musicianship. When Prince appeared at the Grammys in 2015, he pulled up in this shimmering orange blouse and some fly beads. (more...)
ICE Warns Houston That Agent Impersonators Are Trying To Invade Homes ICE Warns Houston That Agent Impersonators Are Trying To Invade Homes
- September 01, 2017

Real ICE agents carry badges and credentials. ICE recalled that all those officers who represent the HSI should wear "special agent" badges which "members of the public can ask to see and verify". ICE agents are not now enforcing immigration raids during the city's flood crisis, CBS reports. "The laws will not be suspended, and we will be vigilant against any effort by criminals to exploit disruptions caused by the storm", the statement said. (more...)
Highway Patrol will target impaired drivers over Labor Day weekend Highway Patrol will target impaired drivers over Labor Day weekend
- September 01, 2017

Mark Knox said the DUI/driver's license checkpoint will run from 8:30 p.m.to 1:30 a.m. on September 1. Officers will also closely monitor the roads for signs of alcohol- or drug-impaired driving to curtail the increase in crashes caused by use of alcohol, prescription drugs and marijuana. (more...)
Houston students to get 3 free meals a day Houston students to get 3 free meals a day
- September 01, 2017

The district is hoping to help support families as they recover from devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Additionally, students will not need to apply for the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program, according to the Houston Chronicle . (more...)
Texans give multiple contract extensions, including record deal for WR DeAndre Hopkins Texans give multiple contract extensions, including record deal for WR DeAndre Hopkins
- September 01, 2017

The 25-year-old receiver received a five-year contract extension that will include the largest amount of guaranteed money for a receiver in National Football League history. The 2014 third-rounder finished with 54 receptions for 559 yards and four touchdowns in a breakout year last season. Johnson was a member of the Indianapolis Colts in 2015. (more...)
Trevor Noah defends Melania Trump's stilettos: 'Who cares?' Trevor Noah defends Melania Trump's stilettos: 'Who cares?'
- September 01, 2017

On a trip ostensibly made to support people who've lost everything and the agencies trying to help them recover, Melania found a way to make her visit about herself. Once she landed, however, USA Today reported that Trump changed into a white, button-down long-sleeve shirt and white sneakers. Noah acknowledged criticism that Trump's high heels came across as insensitive, and said "you don't wear stuff like that to a disaster zone". (more...)
YouTube comedian becomes Mayor of Hell for an hour YouTube comedian becomes Mayor of Hell for an hour
- September 01, 2017

The proclamation, Daniel told the Huffington Post , was a commentary on Trump's controversial travel ban , which many have noted appears to disproportionately affect Muslim visitors and immigrants. "We will also be offering a heterosexual reparative therapy program for hetero residents who would like to denounce their heterosexuality and become gay like the rest of the town". (more...)
Transfer market expert confirms Monaco star will join the Gunners Transfer market expert confirms Monaco star will join the Gunners
- September 01, 2017

With Monaco having signed Keita Balde Diao, presumably as a replacement for Lemar , one would have assumed that a deal would have gone ahead faster. A figure of consistency and a mainstay in attack, the Frenchman grabbed 14 goals and 17 assists in 55 appearances across all competitions. (more...)
HARVEY FLOODS: City of 118K Loses Water Supply - Hospital Evacuating HARVEY FLOODS: City of 118K Loses Water Supply - Hospital Evacuating
- September 01, 2017

The city also expects to lose water pressure in the next three to four hours, according to the release. Beaumont officials say it's unclear when their Texas city will be able to provide residents with potable water. The city says it will have to wait for the flood waters to recede so it can determine what was damaged and try to restore water service. There is no way to determine how long it will take before the waters recede enough. (more...)
Melania Trump trolled for her footwear choice as she travelled to Texas Melania Trump trolled for her footwear choice as she travelled to Texas
- September 01, 2017

Melania was savaged on the social media after she choose to wear a black stilettos while travelling to Texas . "Look at the Pope", Noah continued. Look at that! All white with giant bling? "But we don't say, hey he can't go out helping people dressed like that". (more...)
Authorities say no immigration checks at Harvey storm shelters Authorities say no immigration checks at Harvey storm shelters
- September 01, 2017

It would also impose penalties on localities that enact sanctuary policies preventing status checks or limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities. "If someone tries to deport you, I will represent you myself", he vowed. The city of Houston on Tuesday sought to allay those fears, saying rumors of immigration papers being required at shelters were not true. (more...)
More gas stations running out of fuel in North Texas More gas stations running out of fuel in North Texas
- September 01, 2017

Many facilities have shut down, and productivity on others have slowed, he said. The Colonial Pipeline, a crucial artery in the nation's fuel supply network, runs from the Houston area to NY harbor and includes more than 5,500 miles of pipeline, most of it underground. (more...)
Trevor Noah Defends Melania Trump's Choice Of Hurricane Footwear
- September 01, 2017

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are now on their way to Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey , as Trump helpfully tweeted to remind everyone on Tuesday morning - although neither will visit the flood-ravaged Houston as to not disturb the ongoing emergency response . (more...)
Nani joins Lazio on loan Nani joins Lazio on loan
- September 01, 2017

The 30-year-old Portuguese global seems like a sensible choice for Lazio as earlier in the week they let go of Keita Baldé, who transferred to Monaco. Nani , who has two years left on his deal at the Mestalla, did not feature in Valencia's opening game of the season - a 2-2 draw with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu last weekend. (more...)
Texas Permanent School Fund Raises Stake in Vitamin Shoppe, Inc (VSI)
- September 01, 2017

As of the end of the quarter Quantitative Investment Management, LLC had bought a total of 27,600 shares growing its position 69.0%. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its position in shares of Vitamin Shoppe by 18.1% in the second quarter. (more...)
NuVasive, Inc. (NUVA) Downgraded by Needham & Company LLC NuVasive, Inc. (NUVA) Downgraded by Needham & Company LLC
- September 01, 2017

Its down 0.58, from 1.51 in 2016Q3. Another trade for 15,000 shares valued at $1.18M was sold by Miles Patrick . NuVasive has a 12-month low of $56.70 and a 12-month high of $81.68. NUVA has been the subject of several other reports. NuVasive presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $81.18. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. (more...)
AMBER ALERT issued for 1-yr-old & mother last seen near Pueblo AMBER ALERT issued for 1-yr-old & mother last seen near Pueblo
- September 01, 2017

Police initially reported that the grey Honda sedan with the Colorado license plate EVQ410 had been located, but the Adams County Sheriff's office tweeted at 2:58 p.m. The suspect, Venzor-Gonzalez, is described as Hispanic, 22 years old, five foot six with brown eyes and black hair. They say he is about 130 pounds and is wearing a black baseball cap. (more...)
Twitter Ridicules Melania Trump For Wearing Stilettos to Tour Storm Damage Twitter Ridicules Melania Trump For Wearing Stilettos to Tour Storm Damage
- September 01, 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency director Brock Long predicted on Saturday that the agency will be in Texas "for years" following the devastation from Hurricane Harvey . Nearly the entire Texas delegation - including Sessions and Republican Senator Ted Cruz - opposed the $50.5 billion aid package that Congress approved three months after Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey and NY in 2012. (more...)
McGregor Says Diaz Must Face Him at Lightweight For Rubber Match McGregor Says Diaz Must Face Him at Lightweight For Rubber Match
- September 01, 2017

It wasn't even sold out at all. It was embarrassing. It's because that guy couldn't draw a crowd. In fact, aside from his two fights with McGregor , Diaz's last outing was at 155lbs against Michael Johnson back in December of 2015, which proved to be one of his most impressive showings in recent times, notching up a convincing unanimous decision victory. (more...)
India guru convicted of rape sentenced to 10 years India guru convicted of rape sentenced to 10 years
- September 01, 2017

Media reports said Ram Rahim broke down and asked for forgiveness. They also claimed that the convict was a social worker. The minimum sentence for rape is seven years. Singh also reportedly grabbed the leg of a nearby table and had to be forcibly carried away to his prison cell by court officials and jail staff. The judge didn't show leniency neither in awarding jail term nor in using the words in his order. (more...)
Scientists link Hurricane Harvey to climate change Scientists link Hurricane Harvey to climate change
- September 01, 2017

Other countries are also struggling with severe flooding. Instead, some posited that climate change exacerbated the effects of the storm. Tropical storm Harvey is by any standard off the scale. "But maybe, in 2017, rather than 40 inches of rain we get 45". "Although these storms occur naturally, the storm is apt to be more intense, maybe a bit bigger , longer-lasting, and with much heavier rainfalls" because of those warmer waters, he said. (more...)

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