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Record number of terror-related arrests Record number of terror-related arrests
- September 14, 2017

The figures include the arrests that took place following the attacks this summer; 12 were made in connection with Westminster, the 23 after Manchester and the 21 arrests after London Bridge . The figures show that of those who have been arrested, 32% result in a charge. The 420% increase in terrorism with no global or Northern Island related links comes amid mounting concern over far-right extremism. (more...)
Diane Abbott describes rape threats and abuse from online trolls Diane Abbott describes rape threats and abuse from online trolls
- September 14, 2017

The MP replied: 'We knew we were getting a lot of the online abuse, but we also knew other MPs spoke about it also. The popular TV host made the confession in response to news that Labour MP Diane Abbott received nearly half of all recorded abuse on social media directed at politicians prior to the last UK General Election. (more...)
US Congress sends resolution condemning neo-Nazis for Trump to sign US Congress sends resolution condemning neo-Nazis for Trump to sign
- September 14, 2017

He said the president tried to explain his comment, and why he said there were "very fine people" among the nationalists and neo-Nazis protesting the possible removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month . Three people - a pedestrian struck when a vehicle was driven into a crowd of counterprotesters and two Virginia State Police officers killed in a helicopter crash - died in connection with the violence. (more...)
Athletes get their incentives Athletes get their incentives
- September 14, 2017

The creme dela creme of the 498-strong athletic contingent to recent 29th Southeast Asian Games received their cash incentives yesterday at Malacañang. According to Duterte, the hosting of the SEA Games is an opportunity to look for more talented Filipinos in the field of sports. The athletes were accompanied by PSC Chairman William Ramirez and his four commissioners Celia Kiram, Charles Maxey, Arnold Agustin and Mon Fernandez. (more...)
The latest move in escalating US-Russia tensions: Limiting parking The latest move in escalating US-Russia tensions: Limiting parking
- September 14, 2017

The smoke was seen billowing from the consulate building a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure. The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has commented on media reports of a fine for the Russian diplomats in San Francisco over the alleged "burning of garbage" amid tensions surrounding the seizure of the Russian diplomatic buildings in the U.S. (more...)
10 people (8 children) hospitalised in Donegal bus crash 10 people (8 children) hospitalised in Donegal bus crash
- September 14, 2017

Both the driver of the bus and the van driver are among those taken to hospital. The school bus was making it's way to school at the time with up to 20 children on board. "Thankfully there has been nobody seriously injured", he said. Gardaí are now investigating the incident and the road remains closed; Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 9167100. (more...)
Hot Performer of the day: The Chemours Company (CC)
- September 14, 2017

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 3,112 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $118,000 after purchasing an additional 2,973 shares in the last quarter. The company's 50-day moving average is $50.24 and its 200-day moving average is $38.60. Shares of Chemours Company (NYSE:CC) opened at 49.99 on Wednesday. (more...)
Morrisons hikes dividend as it reports increase in sales and profit Morrisons hikes dividend as it reports increase in sales and profit
- September 14, 2017

For the first half, profit before tax climbed 40 percent to 200 million pounds from last year's 143 million pounds. That compared to analysts' average forecast of 176 million pounds and 157 million pounds made in the same period past year. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Lowers Holdings in Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY)
- September 14, 2017

Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 20.60% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and -1.20% revenue growth over that same time frame. Shares of OpGen, Inc. Two Sigma Advisers, Lp controls 98,600 shares with a value of $2,475,000. The median estimate represents a 5.56% increase from the last price. (more...)
Bitcoin is a 'fraud' warns JPMorgan boss Bitcoin is a 'fraud' warns JPMorgan boss
- September 14, 2017

His opposers say Dimon is trying to deliberately crash the Bitcoin market so that he could get in on the action and make some bucks. Unsurprisingly McAfee, who now designs cryptocurrency and cybersecurity products for MGT Capital Investments Inc ., didn't agree with Dimon's assertions. (more...)
Azerbaijan extends deal with BP on ACG oilfield development Azerbaijan extends deal with BP on ACG oilfield development
- September 14, 2017

BP will remain the operator in accordance with the amended and restated PSA. Some 3.2 billion barrels have already been produced following some US$33 billion investment in the fields, 120km east of Baku. The platforms export oil and gas to the Sangachal Terminalnear Baku. Rovnag Abdullayev, SOCAR President, said: "Today is a significant day for Azerbaijan". (more...)
Rain showers and mild temperatures continue for Thursday Rain showers and mild temperatures continue for Thursday
- September 14, 2017

Overview: A few rain showers will linger for Thursday , with clearing skies expected late in the day. We stay above-average with temperatures reaching the 80s and 90s in the lower elevations. Over the weekend , we will keep the rain chances at 20% with partly cloudy skies. But the weather still looks pretty nice with sun and clouds and temperatures near 80° once again. (more...)
Violence in Slovenia as Spartak Moscow fans fire flare at ref Violence in Slovenia as Spartak Moscow fans fire flare at ref
- September 14, 2017

It came close to hitting German official Deniz Aytekin in the centre circle. It is not the first time Spartak fans have displayed hooliganism - last season they unveiled banners aimed at the BBC after they aired a documentary highlighting the dangers posed by Russian "ultras" ahead of next year's World Cup. (more...)
LaVar Ball Plans to Release His Own $1500 Shoe LaVar Ball Plans to Release His Own $1500 Shoe
- September 14, 2017

On Wednesday, one video was shared through social media platforms of Ball gifting his handyman a new truck. Ball took Felipe and his family to a local auto dealership in order to give him a brand new 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, because his current vehicle was having transmission issues that was making it hard to get to jobs. (more...)
President Trump scheduled to visit Florida on Thursday President Trump scheduled to visit Florida on Thursday
- September 14, 2017

Utilities in the U.S. Southeast returned power to nearly half of the homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma , leaving about 4.3 million customers in the dark as of midday Wednesday, in one of the biggest restoration efforts in U.S. (more...)
United States Steel Corporation
- September 14, 2017

As of quarter end Jane Street Group, LLC had acquired 120,491 shares growing its stake by 118.0%. A total of 14 analysts have released a research note on X. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 9th were given a $0.05 dividend. This dividend amount was represent a yeild of $0.73. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, August 7th. (more...)
ECP orders arrest warrant against Imran Khan ECP orders arrest warrant against Imran Khan
- September 14, 2017

Babar Awan told that Imran Khan was overseas, and he just reached Pakistan an hour ago. Babar Awan told the ECP that Imran Khan respects the Election Commission, and he will appear before it whenever summoned. The Election Commission of Pakistan was hearing a case against 64-year-old Khan filed by a dissident from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and one of the founding members Akbar S Babar. (more...)
Clinton: I Was 'Dumbfounded' By Comey's Intervention
- September 14, 2017

One page features the quote "That which does not kill us makes us stronger" and is attributed to "Friedrich Nietzsche (and Kelly Clarkson )". "I think the determining factor was the intervention by Comey on Oct. Comey, Clinton added, "forever changed history" by reopening the email investigation just to close it days before Election Day. Research shows that when a woman asks for a raise, she risks appearing greedy, demanding or unkind. (more...)
Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry formally opens Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry formally opens
- September 14, 2017

A public inquiry into London's Grenfell Tower fire, which killed at least 80 people in June, will officially open with a hearing on Thursday. These tests proved dozens of blocks used similar building cladding as that found in Grenfell Tower and which has been blamed for the fire's rapid spread. (more...)
Jemele Hill apologizes to ESPN for Trump tweet Jemele Hill apologizes to ESPN for Trump tweet
- September 14, 2017

She called him "unqualified and unfit" to be president, adding that if he wasn't a white man, he never would have made it to the oval office. A native of Detroit, journalist, black, had written on Monday that Donald Trump was " all [his] life the president, the more ignorant, insulting", and said that it was " a white supremacist who is widely surrounded by other white-supremacist ". (more...)
FPL's website crashes, adds to customer confusion about status of power outages FPL's website crashes, adds to customer confusion about status of power outages
- September 14, 2017

Florida's largest utility says much of the state's east coast could have power back by Sunday, but other areas could take 10 days or more. Ana Gibbs, a spokeswoman with Duke Energy Corp., the state's second-largest investor-owned utility, said the company had been given the all clear to start work in the Tampa and Orlando areas. (more...)
Basi, the world's oldest captive giant panda, dies in China Basi, the world's oldest captive giant panda, dies in China
- September 14, 2017

According to an official statement from the Strait (Fuzhou) Giant Panda Research and Exchange Centre, Basi, also known as "Pan Pan", had been suffering from various age-related problems and low immunity issues since June, and passed away on Wednesday, Xinhua reported . (more...)
CMU Reacts to DeVos Campus Assault Policy CMU Reacts to DeVos Campus Assault Policy
- September 14, 2017

DeVos, noting that there are 400 jobs in the fields of coding and web design in the Omaha area, said the coding program is a good example of creating flexible and relevant courses. "We felt like this was an opportunity with this visit with the Secretary of Education for public schools to put their best foot forward", said Stand For Schools Executive Director Ann Hunter-Pirtle. (more...)
Qatar emir to visit Turkey Thursday: Turkish presidency Qatar emir to visit Turkey Thursday: Turkish presidency
- September 14, 2017

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will visit Turkey on Thursday to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his first visit overseas since the start of a diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia, Ankara said. Doha, however, denies the charge. Turkish sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that Erdogan and the Kuwaiti premier raised the issue of the Qatari crisis with the four anti-terror Arab States in addition to Kuwait's efforts exerted to solve the rift. (more...)
High School Volleyball Roundup - Sept. 12 High School Volleyball Roundup - Sept. 12
- September 14, 2017

GREENWICH - Down 2-1, the Trojans rallied for a five-game win over the visiting Cougars by dominating the final two games in an FC win. Rochester blanks U High: Jacob Milnes and Ben Duban scored first-half goals to lead Rochester (7-4) to a 2-0 win over visiting University High (6-3, 1-1). (more...)
Aus Media Set For Major Shakeup, Senate Inks Deal On Reform Aus Media Set For Major Shakeup, Senate Inks Deal On Reform
- September 14, 2017

The government has also agreed to provide scholarships for journalists from regional areas and rural cadetships. Gordon, a billionaire, owns a regional television station, while Murdoch family-controlled News Corp publishes about two thirds of the nation's newspapers. (more...)
TN police surrounds Dinakaran loyalists staying in Coorg resort TN police surrounds Dinakaran loyalists staying in Coorg resort
- September 14, 2017

Talking to reporters at his Adyar residence, Dhinakaran said he had received reports from his MLAs that they were being threatened to support the EPS government. He alleged that Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami sent the police team. Stalin stated in the petition that the Chief Minister does not have a majority in the Assembly. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Relief Drive Hurricane Irma Relief Drive
- September 14, 2017

As soon as power is restored they will need water, food and snacks. This is in addition to a $3.5 million donation for Harvey relief. Discover cardmembers wishing to donate to the American Red Cross using their Discover card can visit www.redcross.org/donate/cm/discover-pub . (more...)
DowDuPont (DWDP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Instinet DowDuPont (DWDP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Instinet
- September 14, 2017

About 165,134 shares traded. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) share price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $30.74. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Monday, June 19. Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas reported 374,368 shares stake. Baker Avenue Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership accumulated 98,369 shares. Primecap Management Co. (more...)
Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week
- September 14, 2017

There was no fighting in April, but according to The Chronicle , data shows it cost the most, with UC Berkeley forking out almost US$700,000 for expenses, including engaging the help of East Bay police departments as well as lodging, meals and equipment of officers from other campuses. (more...)