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USA ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed' USA ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'
- September 19, 2017

The United States and South Korea conducted bombing exercises on the Korean peninsula as world leaders were set to gather in NY at the United Nations General Assembly where North Korea's nuclear capability will loom heavily over U.S. The US also has about 35,000 troops stationed in South Korea. "Unless we demonstrate we're willing to use force, there's no reason for them to believe we will". (more...)
BC government tables legislation limiting political, campaign donations BC government tables legislation limiting political, campaign donations
- September 19, 2017

Starting next year, political parties will receive $2.50 for every vote they got in the last election and funding will drop by 25 cents each year until 2021, the minister said. "We want absolutely no excuse for parties not complying with the additional requirements that this bill puts in place". The allowance diminishes in value over time and is meant to help political parties transition to the new campaign finance rules. (more...)
Trump Looks To Democrats To Shore Up Tax Reform Push
- September 19, 2017

The state and local tax deduction, or SALT, has always been a target for tax-policy wonks who see it as an unwise federal subsidy that is mainly claimed by the wealthy. Each was tagged to create conflict between Republicans and Democrats in both houses. "The mainstream economic evidence is that the bulk of corporate tax cuts go exactly to whom you would expect - which is wealthy investors and executives", said Chye-Ching Huang, deputy director of federal tax policy at the left-leaning Center ... (more...)
SunCoke Energy Partners, LP (SXCP) Lifted to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine
- September 19, 2017

Tjx Cos. now has $46.96 billion valuation. About 956 shares traded. (NASDAQ:MANH) has declined 22.39% since September 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.72% the S&P500. 41 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. Its up 0.12, from 0.83 in 2016Q3. Miles stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). (more...)
(JPM) Analysts See $1.69 EPS
- September 19, 2017

The stock rose 0.93% or $0.85 reaching $92.47. ( NYSE : JPM ) has risen 33.74% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, July 17 report. JPMorgan Chase & Co. on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $1.58 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.39. As per Monday, April 25, the company rating was downgraded by Ertse Group. (more...)
Security personnel among five killed in explosion in southern Pakistan Security personnel among five killed in explosion in southern Pakistan
- September 19, 2017

DIG, Sukkur , Akbar Malhi said that the explosive device was found in the warehouse of the cement factory in Rohri area during a search operation ahead of Muharram. Heavy contingents of police arrived at the venue in the aftermath of the incident. Syed Murad Ali Shah, chief minister of the country's southern Sindh province, has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of the precious lives and sympathized with the bereaved families. (more...)
Lipscomb President Apologizes for Centerpieces Lipscomb President Apologizes for Centerpieces
- September 19, 2017

A dinner meant to give African-American students at a Tennessee university the opportunity to discuss their experience at the private liberal arts school left attendees shocked after tables were decorated with cotton stalk centerpieces. The student also claimed that while the meeting was ostensibly so university leaders could learn about the experiences of black students to better help them succeed, the president and his wife didn't really steer the conversation in that direction. (more...)
Qatari emir patronizes opening of US-Islamic World Forum Qatari emir patronizes opening of US-Islamic World Forum
- September 19, 2017

It comes as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain renew their criticism of Qatar as world leaders meet at the United Nations headquarters in the US. "We have refused to yield to dictations by pressure and siege". Sheikh Tamim also renewed a call for dialogue to end the Gulf's worst diplomatic crisis, saying his country is open to resolving the dispute through talks without preconditions. (more...)
NBI probes death of hazing victim NBI probes death of hazing victim
- September 19, 2017

His body bore bruises, cigarette and candle wax burns. In a department order issued yesterday (September 19), the Secretary said "the National Bureau of Investigation, through Director Dante A. "He said they have initiation rites, but there is no violence involved", a relative of the victim said. Castillo's mother told journalists the family had questioned fraternity officials on the whereabouts of their son when he did not come home. (more...)
Tech issues threaten to delay upcoming Kenya election rerun Tech issues threaten to delay upcoming Kenya election rerun
- September 19, 2017

Odinga brought the matter before the court. Jubilee Secretary-General Raphael Tuju claims the Raila Odinga-led Nasa is afraid of "loss for a second time", hence looking for scapegoat to avoid the polls. OT-Morpho, a Paris-based company that provided systems used in last month's annulled presidential vote, told the Kenya Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission in a letter that moving the system to Kenya from France by October 31 would be technically impossible, the Nairobi-based ... (more...)
Off-Duty CHP Officer Killed in San Martin Crash Off-Duty CHP Officer Killed in San Martin Crash
- September 19, 2017

The Santa Clara County coroner did not release the officer's name, pending notification of his family. He was a 44-year-old father and husband from San Jose, officials and sources said. The cause of the accident is under investigation, according to authorities. Branik, who is from San Jose and was now working at the commercial scales in Gilroy, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the CHP. (more...)
Jose Causing Ocean Overwash; High Winds Jose Causing Ocean Overwash; High Winds
- September 19, 2017

And there's more coming: the National Weather Service upgraded tropical storm Maria to hurricane status early Monday. Jose has sustained winds of 85 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center, with tropical storm-force winds extending up to 205 miles from its center. (more...)
First Industrial Realty Trust, (NYSE:FR) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
- September 19, 2017

The fund owned 508,398 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after purchasing an additional 92,414 shares during the quarter. Analysts await Stag Industrial Inc (NYSE:STAG) to report earnings on November, 2. Evercore upgraded the shares of STAG in report on Monday, August 14 to "Outperform" rating. Rexford Industrial Realty (NASDAQ:REXR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. (more...)
Petra Diamonds Limited 80.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Panmure Gordon Petra Diamonds Limited 80.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Panmure Gordon
- September 19, 2017

It is down 7.28% since September 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 67.93% the S&P500. Petra Diamonds Limited with EPIC/TICKER (LON:PDL) had its stock rating noted as "Retains" with the recommendation being set at "HOLD" this morning by analysts at Panmure Gordon. (more...)
Emmys 2017: Emmys 2017: "Black Mirror: San Junipero" Wins Outstanding Television Movie
- September 19, 2017

Three, two, one, go". The original story is below . Saturday Night Live was named best variety sketch series, and also brought wins for Kate McKinnon and Melissa McCarthy's turn as former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. "Thank you very much, I'm shocked - I'm going to go melt this down for gold". It was at that point his mic cut off. This year, Black Mirror was nominated for a total of three Emmys: Cinematography, Outstanding Television Movie , and the aforementioned win ... (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD), Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Analyst's Predictions on ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD), Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)
- September 19, 2017

Green Brick Partners Inc now has $437.06 million valuation. Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE ) ended its day at $29.58 with the rising stream of 0.03% and its total traded volume was 1.83 million shares less than the average volume. The Davis Selected Advisers holds 820,937 shares with $23.39M value, up from 806,277 last quarter. Blackrock Group Inc Ltd stated it has 292,974 shares. (more...)
Suspicious object shuts Britain's M1 highway, vehicles stuck for hours Suspicious object shuts Britain's M1 highway, vehicles stuck for hours
- September 19, 2017

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: 'Firefighters are assisting Thames Valley Police with their investigation into a report of a suspicious object found underneath a motorway bridge, M1 southbound between junctions 15 (Northampton) and 14 ( Milton Keynes ). (more...)
Haley: "North Korea Will Be Destroyed" If They Keep Up Irresponsible Behavior
- September 19, 2017

The Trump administration still considers a military solution with respect to North Korea , but prefers a diplomatic one, National Security Adviser H.R. "We have to make sure all options are under development to ensure that this regime can not threaten the world with a nuclear weapon", he said. Threatening action or rhetoric can not help resolve the situation on the Korean peninsula, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after U.S. (more...)
Verstappen lacks top speed grunt from Red Bull Verstappen lacks top speed grunt from Red Bull
- September 19, 2017

It seemed like an optimal outcome for everyone - McLaren ditches Honda , Honda stays in Formula One , Carlos Sainz gets a more competitive auto by switching to a team that has sought his services for more than a year and Renault adds a high-end brand to its portfolio. (more...)
Toronto police to update shooting death of OVO Sound affiliate Toronto police to update shooting death of OVO Sound affiliate
- September 19, 2017

Toronto police said the male victim had gotten out of his auto and was walking into the building's lobby when he was approached by two armed suspects. Police have not released suspect descriptions and the motive for the attack is not yet known. "It was a honor to have shared years together and I will always keep your memory alive", the post said. (more...)
Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day
- September 19, 2017

The new ordinance encourages local businesses and other public bodies to do the same. Italian-Americans opposed the proposal in Portland. "You can't ask us to gloss over that history just so people can have a day off", said Maulian Dana Smith, a member of the Penobscot Nation. (more...)
United States drops plan to let Turkish leader's guards buy guns United States drops plan to let Turkish leader's guards buy guns
- September 19, 2017

A shipment of guns and ammunition from the U.S. to Turkish security forces was formally cancelled, after Congressional review. The incident, which took place outside the home of the Turkish ambassador to Washington as Erdogan was visiting, resulted in 19 people being indicted by a grand jury for attacking peaceful protesters. (more...)
Louisiana man sentenced for convenience store robberies Louisiana man sentenced for convenience store robberies
- September 19, 2017

Kenneth Gleason is accused of carrying out the killings on September 12 and September 14. Baton Rouge police have previously said the shootings may be racially motivated, but on Tuesday police said they would not speculate on a motive, calling it "an ongoing investigation". (more...)
In Heavy Mumbai Rain, Airport Closed, Schools To Be Shut Today In Heavy Mumbai Rain, Airport Closed, Schools To Be Shut Today
- September 19, 2017

While the city is once again received heavy showers, the spirit of Mumbai was put to test and they are emerging victorious on the social media. State Education Minister Vinod Tawde confirmed the news, saying schools have been instructed to remain closed on Wednesday for safety due to mixed predictions. (more...)
(OA) Shares Trading up at $132.25 Harwood Feffer LLP Announces… (OA) Shares Trading up at $132.25 Harwood Feffer LLP Announces…
- September 19, 2017

The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to "Hold" on Tuesday, August 11. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Jefferies. Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Orbital ATK, Inc . Shamrock Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 50 shares. The normal reading of a stock will fall in the range of 30 to 70. Mendon Advsr Corporation invested 2.12% of its portfolio in First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM). (more...)
Long using National Football League game checks to fund STAB scholarships Long using National Football League game checks to fund STAB scholarships
- September 19, 2017

Charlottesville is Long's hometown, and he played his college football at Virginia. Last month, after white players were called out by, among others, the Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett , for not supporting black players who protested police brutality by not standing for the national anthem , Long moved to stand beside teammate Malcolm Jenkins before a preseason game. (more...)
Alibaba-backed Best Inc cuts expected IPO price range Alibaba-backed Best Inc cuts expected IPO price range
- September 19, 2017

Reuters reported today that according to IFR , a Thomson Reuters publication, Best was now planning to raise up to $495 million with the sale of 45 million new American Depositary Shares (ADS) in an indicative range of between $10 and $11 each. (more...)
Hurricane Maria Makes First Landfall As A Category 5 Storm Hurricane Maria Makes First Landfall As A Category 5 Storm
- September 19, 2017

After it passes over Dominica it is on course to score a direct hit on the United States territory of Puerto Rico - the first hurricane of its strength to do so in 85 years. Above, a man looks at a fallen tree as he walks along a street after Hurricane Maria hit the island of Guadeloupe. Hurricane Maria is next in line, and the storm seems to be following the same path as Irma. (more...)
James Corden Wishes He Could Take Back That Sean Spicer Emmys Kiss James Corden Wishes He Could Take Back That Sean Spicer Emmys Kiss
- September 19, 2017

And he certified to Stephen Colbert that this was indeed the biggest Emmy Audience ever. 'This will be the largest audience to witness the Emmys , period, ' he said, as Melissa McCarthy - the woman who portrayed him on Saturday Night Live - wriggled uncomfortably in her seat. (more...)
TN Governor's actions are controlled by Centre: MK Stalin TN Governor's actions are controlled by Centre: MK Stalin
- September 19, 2017

Palaniswami's government. The leader of the opposition and DMK's working president M.K. Stalin said that his party was always ready to face an elections, and added that it will decide on the "next course of action based on tomorrow's (Wednesday's) order by the high court". (more...)

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