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Irish vet's English fails Australian computer visa test — BBCI Irish vet's English fails Australian computer visa test — BBCI
- August 10, 2017

In Australia , skilled migrants need to complete an English proficiency test in order to apply for permanent residency. A spokesperson for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection told SBS World News it "is not involved in the administration or operation of the English language tests". (more...)
Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse Media. including Topeka Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse Media. including Topeka
- August 10, 2017

The deal is expected to finalize on October 2, 2017, and the terms have not been released. Morris said the sale will allow the restructured company to focus on its lifestyle and niche publications, broadband operations, property development and new business. (more...)
United Kingdom and Scottish ministers in Brexit powers talks United Kingdom and Scottish ministers in Brexit powers talks
- August 10, 2017

According to Scotland's Brexit minister Mike Russell, Holyrood will demand that Westminster hands over full control of farming, fishing, environmental law, justice and policing, after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in 2019. In a statement issued before the meeting, Russell renewed the Scottish government's ultimatum to withhold legislative consent for that bill unless United Kingdom ministers gave ground. (more...)
U.S. expels Cuban diplomats after American personnel in Cuba report 'physical symptoms' U.S. expels Cuban diplomats after American personnel in Cuba report 'physical symptoms'
- August 10, 2017

Embassy in Havana, the State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The department does not have, "definitive answers on the source or cause of the incidents", said a spokesperson for Western Hemisphere Affairs. "Some Americans chose to come home", said Nauert. "We're taking this incident very seriously, and it's under investigation right now". President Donald Trump rolled back part of his predecessor Barack Obama's policy toward Cuba, but has left in place numerous changes, ... (more...)
Trump's approval rating continues to fall Trump's approval rating continues to fall
- August 10, 2017

That is down from Quinnipiac's June 29 survey, which showed the president with 55 percent disapproval and 40 percent approval. The survey found most Americans were frustrated by Trump's frequent tweeting. Forty-eight percent of respondents support cutting immigration in half over the next decade, compared to 39 percent who oppose it, the poll finds. (more...)
Fresh outbreak of Lassa fever confirmed in Lagos, 2 dead Fresh outbreak of Lassa fever confirmed in Lagos, 2 dead
- August 10, 2017

A resident doctor from the department of anatomic and molecular pathology, who took part in the autopsy, is said to have contracted the disease and is now on admission at the isolation ward of LUTH. This is just as the illness killed two in Lagos . "Our epidemic response team has also gone to the affected communities to carry out contact-tracing as well as enlighten the people on how to deal with the situation". (more...)
MARC's Penn Line halted after person struck by train
- August 10, 2017

Officials said it happened at the Odenton station, which was closed temporarily but later reopened. The Washington Metro will honor MARC tickets, the MTA tweeted, and the Camden Line Service is operating as normal. Penn Line service will be resuming and customers can expect significant delays between BWI and Bowie State. Stay with WBALTV.com and 11 News for more on this developing story. (more...)
Gold Closes at One-Week High as North Korea Talk Grows Heated
- August 10, 2017

The franc was not the only beneficiary to the risk-off sentiment sweeping markets. Tensions have been rising in the Korean Peninsula, and reached a new level with President Trump's "threat" of " fire and fury " against North Korea if they should proceed with a missile strike against Guam, a USA territory located in the Pacific. (more...)
Indianapolis man arraigned in officer's slaying Indianapolis man arraigned in officer's slaying
- August 09, 2017

Jason Brown is accused of shooting Lt. Aaron Allan multiple times after flipping his vehicle near the intersection of Madison Avenue and Maynard Drive on the afternoon of Thursday, July 27. Call 6 Investigates has learned that the prosecutor has begun to review whether or not to pursue the death penalty. Allan was trying to help after Brown's vehicle overturned in a crash on Marion County's south side when he was shot 11 times, according to updated charging documents. (more...)
Cemex SAB de CV (CX) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17
- August 09, 2017

Equities research analysts predict that Cemex S.A.B.de C.V. will post $0.60 EPS for the current fiscal year. Cemex S.A.B.de C.V. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. (NYSE:CX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The construction company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.18. (more...)
Zuma Survives No-Confidence Vote Zuma Survives No-Confidence Vote
- August 09, 2017

Speaking on behalf of the ANC, deputy chief whip Doris Dlakude said the motion against Mr Zuma amounted to a "power grab" by the opposition. The opposition party leader added that Zuma was the embodiment of "what the ANC has become - a toxic mix of corruption, cronyism and nepotism", and that he was a norm within the party, rather than an exception. (more...)
Globetrotter attempts trick shot from a helicopter in Wildwood Globetrotter attempts trick shot from a helicopter in Wildwood
- August 09, 2017

Bullard was in town to promote the world-famous Globetrotters return to the Wildwoods. YouTube is full of trick shots from various sports, but the original kings of the trick shots remain a relevant in this digital space. Maybe the Globetrotter might want to fly above the dam next - that is, if Dude Perfect doesn't beat him to it. The Harlem Globetrotters will play four games at the Wildwoods Convention Center, from August 16 to August 19 at 7 p.m. (more...)
Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffress: God Gives Trump Authority to Bomb North Korea
- August 09, 2017

This is a person in Kim Jong-un who tortures his people. Jeffress knows his comments on North Korea could be considered controversial, even among fellow evangelicals. On August 8, two supersonic US B1-B Lancer bombers flanked by Japanese and South Korean jets conducted a pair of air drills over the course of 10 hours off the Korean peninsula, near southern Kyushu island, in an apparent show of force against Pyongyang. (more...)
Insider Trading at Clean Energy Fuels Corp.?
- August 09, 2017

It has a broad customer base in the refuse, transit, ports, shuttle, taxi, intrastate and interstate trucking, airport and municipal fleet markets, across the United States and Canada. If you are viewing this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark law. (more...)
Health care repeal would have meant end to insurance
- August 09, 2017

Republicans have been talking all year about tax reform, but primarily amongst themselves. "Our new president has of course not been in this line of work before", he said at a local Rotary club in Florence, Ky. As the Senate debates the future of health care, it begs the question: How do members of Congress now get coverage? The government's credit rating would take a hit forcing it to pay higher interest rates. (more...)
United States sanctions Mexico football captain Marquez for alleged cartel ties United States sanctions Mexico football captain Marquez for alleged cartel ties
- August 09, 2017

President Donald Trump has promised to crush Mexico's cartels. Mexico's Federal Soccer Association didn't immediately have a comment and calls to a soccer school run by Marquez went unanswered. In March, Flores Hernandez was indicted in the U.S. state of California and Washington, DC on drug trafficking charges. The Treasury statement did not say that Marquez or Alvarez face charges in the U.S. (more...)
Trump UN Ambassador defends Russian Federation sanctions Trump opposed Trump UN Ambassador defends Russian Federation sanctions Trump opposed
- August 09, 2017

In his latest tweet, President Trump slammed the media as being fake. Let's talk about a president looking Americans in the eye who are still suffering eight years later who were lied to. The Trump Administration's continued struggle to get on the same page with one another on foreign policy messages continued today, as Vice President Mike Pence, touring Eastern Europe, issued statements praising the new Russian Federation sanctions bill signed earlier this week. (more...)
Cornell to get grant funding for prison education program Cornell to get grant funding for prison education program
- August 09, 2017

The governor and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance say the $7.3 million award is part of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative and will fund the programs at 17 NY prisons over the next five years. (more...)
Father-son store owners fight off armed robbers Father-son store owners fight off armed robbers
- August 09, 2017

Police on Tuesday released a store surveillance video of the July 18 fight in hopes someone will recognize the beaten bandits. He said the man who first pulled a gun initially began asking about buying a phone. The second suspect takes off out the door. The second suspect punches at the employees in an effort to help his accomplice. Both suspects managed to get away. (more...)
ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea
- August 09, 2017

The pact would group China with the 10 ASEAN members plus India, Japan, South Korea , Australia and New Zealand. But the newly elected South Korean government of President Moon Jae-In is also much more open to negotiations than the previous administration run by Park Geun-Hye. (more...)
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas announces she will not seek re-election Congresswoman Niki Tsongas announces she will not seek re-election
- August 09, 2017

Charlie Baker are up for re-election. "I have learned in life that there is a time for endings and for new beginnings", she said. "I'm especially proud of the role I have been able to play in challenging the ways in which women are treated in the military, understanding that if you change the culture of one of our country's rightly honored bedrock institutions, you can change a country", she wrote. (more...)
Coutinho a doubt for Liverpool amid bemusement over Barcelona reports Coutinho a doubt for Liverpool amid bemusement over Barcelona reports
- August 09, 2017

Barcelona are readying a £120 million offer for Philippe Coutinho according to the Times , as they try to force through a move for the Brazilian. "Fingers crossed Liverpool can keep hold of him". Sakho spent the second half of last season on loan at Crystal Palace after his relationship with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp broke down and is widely expected to leave Anfield before the transfer window shuts. (more...)
Indians' Michael Brantley dodges serious injury, goes on disabled list Indians' Michael Brantley dodges serious injury, goes on disabled list
- August 09, 2017

He is batting.299 with nine homers and 52 RBIs in 88 games. Colorado's Mark Reynolds , leading off the inning, hit a fly ball that was caught by Cleveland center fielder Bradley Zimmer. Almonte is expected to get most of the playing time in Brantley's absence. Brantley was lifted from Tuesday's game against the Rockies with the injury and a subsequent MRI revealed it wasn't too significant. (more...)
Which Analysts Are Watching Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB)?
- August 09, 2017

The Firm offers payment and transaction processing and distribution solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA's payout ratio is presently 5.36%. Among 22 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson ( NYSE:JNJ ), 10 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. (more...)
Investors move to safe havens as USA and North Korea trade threats Investors move to safe havens as USA and North Korea trade threats
- August 09, 2017

In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 dropped 1.1% to 12,154.00, and in Paris, the CAC 40 index was fell 1.4% to 5,145.70. The dollar fell sharply against the Swiss franc on Wednesday, with haven assets including Switzerland's currency bid higher following a verbal clash between North Korea and U.S. (more...)
Japan Display posts wider Q1 loss as Apple orders wane Japan Display posts wider Q1 loss as Apple orders wane
- August 09, 2017

Japan Display, which slashed 2,600 jobs late past year, said it would cut another 3,700 jobs as it plans to consolidate production lines at home and overseas. In the red over the past three years, Japan Display posted a net loss of 31.46 billion yen ($286.13 million) in the quarter ended June, versus a 11.8 billion yen loss a year ago. (more...)
Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) Position Boosted by Amalgamated Bank
- August 09, 2017

Ryerson Holding Corp (RYI) has declined 22.89% since August 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its position in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation by 11.8% in the second quarter. (more...)
Official '.00001 chance' N. Korean missile could penetrate Guam's defenses
- August 09, 2017

Calvo said there were "several levels of defense" strategically placed to protect Guam and he had been assured by the White House that a strike on the territory would be considered an attack on the United States. As the fiery rhetoric raged this week between an apparently nuclear ICBM-equipped North Korea and U.S. President Donald J. Trump, the Air Force partnered with Japanese and South Korean aircraft to run a series of drills with B-1B strategic bombers that recently deployed to the Pacific ... (more...)
Karan Johar to act AGAIN and it will be a double role Karan Johar to act AGAIN and it will be a double role
- August 09, 2017

Kajol is now preparing for her Tamil release VIP 2 which also stars Dhanush and is directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth. It starred Ranbir Kapoor , Anushka Sharma and Karan in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Manish Choudhary, Vivaan Shah and Siddhartha Basu appearing in supporting roles. (more...)
Former FBI agent, his daughter found guilty of murdering her husband Former FBI agent, his daughter found guilty of murdering her husband
- August 09, 2017

A Davidson County, North Carolina, jury found Thomas Martens, 67, who worked with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for over 30 years, and his 33-year-old daughter, Molly Corbett, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Corbett's 39-year-old husband, Jason Corbett, meaning they unanimously believed that Jason Corbett had been killed out of malice. (more...)