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Top Stock Picks for the Day: Gentex Corporation (GNTX), KBR, Inc. (KBR)
- August 11, 2017

Equity analyst Baird lowered the price target and downgraded the stock on January 27 cutting the price target from $0.00 to $14.00 and altering the rating from "Outperform" to "Neutral". Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 479,673 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $10,231,000 after buying an additional 3,649 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Al Gore Predicts Trump May Not Be Long for the White House Al Gore Predicts Trump May Not Be Long for the White House
- August 11, 2017

Gore, who is in the United Kingdom for the premiere of his new documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power , also said that Trump is "less of a problem" than first feared on the issue of climate change. Gore said he was convinced that US cities, states and business executives would meet USA obligations under the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, despite Trump's decision in June to withdraw from the global pact. (more...)
Federal police dismantle major worldwide crime syndicate, 17 arrested Federal police dismantle major worldwide crime syndicate, 17 arrested
- August 11, 2017

Law enforcement agents in the United Arab Emirates took part in a simultaneous operation with Australian Federal Police that led to the arrest of five members of an worldwide crime syndicate. Those arrested in Dubai include a 39-year-old Vaucluse man, a 43-year-old Dover Heights man, a 34-year-old Punchbowl man and two Australian men living in Dubai, aged 39 and 30 years old. (more...)
MACC detains Penang exco, more arrests may follow MACC detains Penang exco, more arrests may follow
- August 11, 2017

The five MACC officers arrived at Phee's office at 11.30 am and as of now, the raid is still on-going. They were seen leaving holding some documents. It is believed the MACC was investigating an issue regarding a sawdust factory in Bukit Mertajam that was believed to have flouted environmental regulations. (more...)
Venezuela Expresses Solidarity to 'Brother' China After Quake Venezuela Expresses Solidarity to 'Brother' China After Quake
- August 11, 2017

The speed of the rescue effort appeared due in part to improvements to emergency response preparations enacted after the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture that includes Jiuzhaigou was struck by a massive 2008 quake that killed almost 90,000 people. (more...)
Venkaiah Naidu to be sworn in as India's 15th Vice President today
- August 11, 2017

He was elected to the post after he defeated Opposition vice-presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi in the Vice-presidential polls which were held on August 8. He joined ABVP in 1973 as a student leader. After completing his graduation, Naidu pursued law from Andhra University in Visakhapatnam. He was also involved in the Jai Andhra Movement in 1972. (more...)
President Trump calls opioid crisis 'national emergency' President Trump calls opioid crisis 'national emergency'
- August 11, 2017

The last national emergency declared was for the Zika outbreak, and before that, it was the flu epidemic in 2010. "Trump's emergency declaration is likely going to amount to very little in the way of greater access to treatment and other help from the federal government. (more...)
Korea, US Promise Collaboration against N. Korea
- August 11, 2017

Seoul foreign ministry spokesman Cho Joon-hyuk said Thursday North Korea's defiance would ultimately work against the regime, South Korean news service News 1 reported. The South Korean official said member states of ARF reaffirmed it shared the common goal of the global communities to "achieve a complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea in a peaceful manner". (more...)
Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower
- August 11, 2017

SIMMERING TENSIONS: North Korea revealed on Thursday a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. It was down 0.2 percent at 108.96 yen, after retreating 0.7 percent on Thursday. "When earnings are not beating expectations there's a sell off in the companies, and we're just not seeing that money reinvested because of the geopolitical risks". (more...)
President Trump more popular than Congress President Trump more popular than Congress
- August 11, 2017

Just 24 percent of Americans approve of the leadership in the Republican-controlled Congress , according to the new CNN poll , down from 39 percent in January. Its failure to pass the health care overhaul bill largely contributed to its unpopularity. Half favor the law vs. 46% who oppose it. Interestingly, 58% of respondents to the poll said that the government should provide a national health insurance programme for all Americans , even if it required higher taxes to do so. (more...)
OPP ask public's help to identify motorcyclists driving dangerously on major highways OPP ask public's help to identify motorcyclists driving dangerously on major highways
- August 11, 2017

They say they received multiple complaints about the motorcyclists' antics, which included "driving in a risky manner" and "performing all sorts of stunts", according to OPP Sgt. Investigators have issued an appeal to anyone with dash cam videos or photographs of the motorcyclists to turn them over and also urged the motorcyclist to get a lawyer and contact police. (more...)
Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran in video Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran in video
- August 11, 2017

Last month, Trump was forced to back off from a key campaign promise to withdraw from the deal. He has dubbed it "the worst deal ever negotiated". The accord gave Iran relief from sanctions in exchange for accepting curbs to its ability to make material for nuclear weapons. (more...)
'Babri Masjid not a Sunni property' 'Babri Masjid not a Sunni property'
- August 11, 2017

The apex court passed the order after the Sunni Waqf Board informed it that the translation of historic documents related to the dispute is not complete yet. Hence the mutawali or caretaker is the Shia Waqf Board. However, the dispute has become more complicated with Uttar Pradesh's Shia Wakf Board seeking to become a party in the case. (more...)
Vicepresidente teme persecución política — Ecuador Vicepresidente teme persecución política — Ecuador
- August 11, 2017

Mientras que en el caso Odebrecht la comparecencia se da en el marco de las investigaciones que lleva adelante el Ministerio Público por supuesto delito de asociación ilícita. El Vicepresidente se lamentó de que, pese a las cifras, la Contraloría considere "que hubo perjuicio para el Estado" con ese campo que se hallaba "cerrado" y cuya negociación, para reanimarlo, fue hecha por técnicos de la Secretaría de Hidrocarburos. (more...)
Two massive pipes wash up on East Anglian coastline Two massive pipes wash up on East Anglian coastline
- August 11, 2017

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said: "Other than their physical presence they pose no other danger of, or potential for pollution". The pipes, approximately 2.5 metres in diameter, came free while under tow off the East Anglian coast and washed up by Horsey and Sea Palling in Norfolk . (more...)
Let Calm and Cool Trump 'Fire and Fury' Let Calm and Cool Trump 'Fire and Fury'
- August 11, 2017

This July 28, 2017, photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong 14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. "It's created to shoot down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles - exactly the kind of weapons North Korea has in its inventory."According to its manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, THAAD has a 100 percent mission success rate in 13 consecutive flight tests since 2005, including ... (more...)
EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slide After US And North Korea Cross Swords EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slide After US And North Korea Cross Swords
- August 11, 2017

The FTSE 100 index was pulled down 0.6% to end at 7,498.06, putting an end to a four-session winning streak. European bourses are sharply lower, with U.K.'s FTSE -0.7%, Germany's DAX -1.3% and France's CAC -1.5%; in Asia, Japan's Nikkei sinks -1.3% and China's Shanghai Composite closes -0.2%. (more...)
Massive rally in North Korea against United Nations sanctions
- August 11, 2017

The analysts also asked aloud how North Korea had been able to get its hands on so much military technology and the capacity to build nuclear warheads and intercontinental ballistic missiles. Cambodia has previously made clear it will not back any further nuclear development efforts by North Korea. Wen knew from his experience as a reporter in China for the past five years that Dandong (population 866,000), through which about three-quarters of China's trade with North Korea flows, was an ... (more...)
DSP Traffic, constable shot dead in Karachi DSP Traffic, constable shot dead in Karachi
- August 11, 2017

He also directed to the police to apprehend the assassins of DSP Hanif and his driver at the earliest. As per reports, unknown assailants opened fire on a police mobile in which DSP traffic Azizabad, Hanif Khan was travelling to Gulshan Iqbal from Federal B Area. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence opens up about her relationship with Darren Aronofsky Jennifer Lawrence opens up about her relationship with Darren Aronofsky
- August 11, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence's last outing "Passengers" was blasted by critics for its flawed plot but the actor said she did not consider it a failure. The Oscar-winning actress also shared that the director has combined the likes of Black Swan and Rosemary's Baby to create something horrifying. (more...)
Honasan posts bail in Laguna Honasan posts bail in Laguna
- August 11, 2017

Before posting bail at the Biñan Regional Trial Court Branch 25, Honasan surrendered to the Biñan Police accompanied by his lawyer, Atty. Graft is a bailable offense. Citing documents from June 2012, the Ombudsman said Honasan endorsed to the non-government organization Focus Development Goals Foundation Inc. for the fund releasebut allegdly failed to meet procurement requirements. (more...)
4-year-old boy missing from Jupiter 4-year-old boy missing from Jupiter
- August 11, 2017

The child was last seen in the area of the 100th block of Regions Way in Jupiter, Fla . on Thursday. Dominic Louis Caprio was reported missing by his mother after she returned to the family's home and found her son and his nanny, Blanca Castro, were gone. (more...)
Top security advisors of S. Korea, US discuss Korean Peninsula issues
- August 11, 2017

McMaster for about 40 minutes earlier in the day, presidential spokesman Park Soo-hyun told a press briefing. ( ) The Blue House said the committee also chose to seek all measures to cooperate with the US and other key countries to alleviate those tensions and bring peace to the Peninsula, reiterating that neither military escalation nor an armed conflict will benefit anyone. (more...)
Mattis: US Prefers Diplomatic Approach
- August 11, 2017

He warned that the tragedy of war is well known and a military conflict could be 'catastrophic'. "It doesn't need another characterization beyond the fact that it would be catastrophic". The Pentagon chief on Wednesday issued a carefully worded statement telling North Korea it would be "grossly" outmatched in any conflict with the United States, and warning Pyongyang to stop considering any action that risked "the destruction of its people". (more...)
Bhutan Rejects Beijing's Claim That Doklam Belongs To China Bhutan Rejects Beijing's Claim That Doklam Belongs To China
- August 11, 2017

The standoff between India and China at the Doklam plateau, near the trijunction with Bhutan, is unlikely to lead to a "big war", said Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Wednesday. Earlier this month, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that India's "intrusion" had not only violated China's territorial sovereignty but also challenged Bhutan's sovereignty and independence. (more...)
Met Office yellow warning of rain for Somerset Met Office yellow warning of rain for Somerset
- August 11, 2017

There is a risk of flooding on roads, leading to longer journey times, as well as the possibility of flooding in homes and businesses. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "An area of rain with possible thundery downpours will continue over parts of central and eastern England on Tuesday with further thundery showers expected to develop to the southeast of this area". (more...)
Early morning hit-and-run leaves man in serious condition
- August 11, 2017

All three individuals ran from police. Two of the three people were arrested after a brief foot chase. The two men in their 20s were taken into custody for questioning in connection with the shooting. After the arrests, police found a suspicious vehicle that is believed to be connected to the investigation. Paramedics treated the man on scene before taking him to hospital, where he remained in serious condition, according to a police news release. (more...)
What sparked 10-alarm fire in Waltham? Officials plan to announce cause What sparked 10-alarm fire in Waltham? Officials plan to announce cause
- August 11, 2017

A $100,000 reward is being offered by the property owner and contractor for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible. Agencies investigating the fire included the local police and fire departments, state police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (more...)
1 magnitude quake jolts parts of Luzon-Phivolcs 1 magnitude quake jolts parts of Luzon-Phivolcs
- August 11, 2017

A 6.1-magnitude quake hit parts of Luzon on Friday, the state-run Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ( Phivolcs ) said. "Due to its depth we do not expect any damage", the institute's director Renato Solidum said on government television. (more...)
Oxford Circus station evacuated and closed due to smoke on Tube train Oxford Circus station evacuated and closed due to smoke on Tube train
- August 11, 2017

There were reports of panic on London Underground this morning after a series of carriages on the Bakerloo Line filled with smoke. Picture: Tom Singer Pictures shows the carriage full of smoke. He told The Sun: "People were flooding out of the station". I just got evacuated from the station. Passengers said they could smell acrid smoke throughout the station, which is a major tourist hotspot. (more...)

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