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EC unveils action plan for FinTech and blockchain


To date the United Kingdom has led Europe in financial technology, with the City of London attracting most of the capital flowing into the sector. In the United Kingdom some fear Brexit could prompt companies and staff to relocate elsewhere, which would be an opportunity for rival capitals. Read More »

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Shares Bought by Timber Hill LLC

Sempra Energy has a one year low of $100.63 and a one year high of $122.97. Oppenheimer Inc owns 2,921 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. About 310,808 shares traded. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $11800 target in Friday, August 4 report. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Read More »

CT governor: NRA like a 'terrorist organization'


That's who they are, that's what they do. We will boycott your company.' That's who they are. Malloy said that in 1999 - the same year as the Columbine High School shooting - the NRA declared that teachers should not be armed. "Public safety isn't improved by eliminating the NRA training and standards. or calling people who disagree with you "terrorists", she said. In a statement released by spokesperson Jennifer Baker , the NRA condemned the governor's remarks. Read More »

China to make justified response for trade war with US


Speaking at China's annual legislative meeting, the National People's Congress, Wang spoke at length on Thursday about the need, and desire, for cooperation between the U.S. China will host the SCO summit in the port of Qingdao in June. China's opposition to a United Nations ban on Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar and India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group has also tested their relationship. Read More »

Filipino chief justice asks people to fight authoritarianism


Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is facing two ouster attempts, including by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration. Speaking to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines, Sereno, now facing ouster bids, said infighting in any organization is normal as she expressed hopes that this could be resolved. Read More »

Spice Girl 'wet sofa on drugs', says estranged husband


According to court documents, he feared she was so hooked on medication she would "overdose and die like Michael Jackson". She also accused him of abuse, which he denied. Phoenix added that she did not bond with Belafonte and that he was mean to her and her sisters. "He would be very aggressive with Angel and Maddie if they broke the 'rules, ' like talking when he was on the phone". Read More »

Turkey orders detention of 186 for Gulen links


Some 19 people stand accused of terrorism, including some of the most well-known journalists in the country such as former editor-in-chief Can Dundar - who has sought refuge in Germany and is being tried in absentia - and his successor at the head of the newspaper, Murat Sabuncu, who has been detained for 495 days. Read More »

Duminy's blistering knock guides United to 182 against Zalmi


They made 182 for five, one short of the highest score made in the third edition. It was the second biggest total scored in the PSL. Islamabad United: Misbah-ul- Haq (c), Rumman Raees, Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Shadab Khan, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali, JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat. Read More »

European Union count on exclusion from U.S. metal tariffs

European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom vowed to press for an EU exemption from USA tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum when she meets her American counterpart in Brussels Saturday. "There are only losers in a trade war". Other officials at the EU, by far the biggest trading partner of the United States by value, have warned it could take countermeasures including European tariffs on USA oranges, tobacco and bourbon. Read More »

YOU CAN TWEET THIS: MLS in 3-year deal with Twitter


The deal comes at a time when the digital and social media companies are competing for sports rights, just as broadcast and cable networks compete for television rights. Univision is producing the games out of Miami. Twitter gets to maintain their presence in the live-sports market, and MLS gets another audience, an audience that in theory should line up with their desired demographic. Read More »

Fighting Illini men's basketball land third member of 2018 recruiting class


Samba Kane comes in as a 7-foot power forward out of Florida Preparatory Academy. He played his sophomore season at Regis Jesuit in Aurora, Colo., after moving to the United States. Kane joins the 2018 class that includes five-star Morgan Park guard Ayo Dosunmu and 6-5 wing Alan Griffin from NY. There is now one open scholarship available. Read More »

Montana ranks "4th Drunkest State", North Dakota tops list


Excessive alcohol consumption, according to the CDC, includes binge drinking and heavy drinking. Koob says there is a clear correlation between a state's excessive drinking rate and income. Tennessee, West Virginia and Utah ranked as the soberest states. The designation comes from a new survey of not only drunkest states but cities most awash in booze. Read More »

Promoter of Disastrous Fyre Festival Pleads Guilty to Fraud


McFarland's sentencing, which could be up to 10 years in prison, is expected on June 21. Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland has been ordered to shell out $26 million as part of a money judgment filed on Tuesday. McFarland , who is the CEO of two other businesses, was arrested last June. He had teamed up with rapper Ja Rule to launch the event as a way to build the digital app, Fyre music. Read More »

Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital

The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of GBX 809.86 ($11.19). The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, July 4 by Goldman Sachs. has invested 0.85% in the stock. 1492 Capital Management Llc holds 1.82% of its portfolio in Cubic Corporation for 40,306 shares. 683 Capital Management Llc sold 100,000 shares as Immunomedics Inc (IMMU)'s stock rose 37.64%. Read More »

State trooper uses makeshift tourniquet to save expressway crash victim

Trooper Minnes says the man he helped with his tourniquet remains hospitalized in stable condition. When he arrived, he discovered a auto that traveled off the road and struck several trees. A short time later, emergency crews arrived to the scene and transported the victims to Cooper Medical Center. "Acting quickly and responding quickly and dealing with the stress and the commotion in a situation like that was taught to me by the state police through the academy". Read More »

Trump's military parade won't have this crucial element: memo


It comes after Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, gave the president's instructions for the parade to the Pentagon last month. If the parade can't feature the M1 Abrams tank, it will boast a "heavy air component at the end of the parade, to include older aircraft as available", according to the memo. Read More »

Chrissy Teigen says 'heart aches' after death of her dog


The 32-year-old model has taken to Instagram to share the sad news that her beloved dog Puddy - whom she got during her first year of dating her husband John Legend - has died, after 10 years in the family. I know about the endless benefits for humans but not much about it for dogs. "We are so undeserving of our dogs unconditional love". As somebody else sobbed: "So is always so hard losing a fur baby". Read More »

Cohen Sells 5000 Shares of Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Stock

The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.71 during the last trading session, reaching $155.92. About 2.30M shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.01% the S&P500. Turning to BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP), its shares were trading at $45.7 a gain of $0.27, on the trading floor. Vontobel Asset Mngmt invested in 0.2% or 185,680 shares. Read More »

Nevada Women Lose to Boise State in Mountain West Tournament Championship


The only quarter in which Boise State did not shoot above 50 percent was the first, as the Rams held the Broncos to 18.8 percent en route to a 12-8 lead heading to the second. A BSU layup made it a two-point game, 77-75, with 24 seconds to go. The hero: Former Bountiful Brave Sam Merrill led Utah State with 31 points, five rebounds and five assists, including a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to put the Aggies up by four. Read More »

Quinton de Kock fined for breaching ICC code of conduct


In a spell of searing pace just before the tea interval, South Africa's spearhead answered his captain Faf du Plessis's call for the senior players within the Proteas set-up to the lead the revival. Wary of Rabada's disciplinary record and his proximity to another suspension, Smith said at the start of the series the Australians might try to "fire up" the right-armer to see if he would make another mistake. Read More »

Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, is calling President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs a "very risky action" that could spark a trade war. He pointed to the store's many products that rely on steel and aluminum. Higher costs for imported steel and aluminum would be felt in states like Missouri, Louisiana, Connecticut and Maryland, where those products account for more than 5 percent of imports, according to the report. Read More »

Florida school shooting suspect withdraws not guilty plea


The letter came a day after the Florida Legislature narrowly approved a sweeping gun and school safety bill , following a school shooting that killed 17 people. "The responsibility we all have is to educate and support our students", Thompson and Wentz said in the statement. The bill was sent to Gov. Rick Scott (R), but he hasn't indicated whether he will sign the measure. Read More »

Baird Financial Group Inc. Buys 4269 Shares of Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 10.62% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.04% in Emerson Electric Co . Button Bell Katherine also sold $498,900 worth of Emerson Electric Co . Read More »

A Third Nor'easter Might Be Coming for the East Coast


Snow still was falling Thursday in some places; storm warnings were in effect in Vermont until the evening. "Minor to moderate flooding; inundation of low-lying areas, especially where coast was compromised with last storm; overwash, beach erosion also expected", the weather service's Boston office tweeted early Thursday . Read More »

Teen charged with manslaughter in Birmingham school shooting


But friends told the publication they think he had it because he was robbed Tuesday on Huffman High School's campus. "Our goal to become a national model for school safety". A 17-year-old boy was injured. Authorities initially believed the shooting was accidental . Investigators are reviewing surveillance video from the school. Read More »

Japan says U.S. tariffs 'regrettable', warns of 'grave impact'


Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona says, "Congress can not be complicit as the administration courts economic disaster". The administration has signaled that Canada and Mexico will be spared from the measures while they renegotiate NAFTA, the agreement that opens trade among the three countries. Read More »

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Shares Bought by Renaissance Technologies LLC

The institutional investor held 120,427 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.60M, down from 141,303 at the end of the previous reported quarter. More interesting news about Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) were released by: and their article: "Kansas City Southern (KSU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 09, 2018" published on March 08, 2018 as well as's news article titled: "BofA/Merrill Lynch Reiterates Buy on ... Read More »

Elon Musk's Rocket Booster Landing Earned Praise From President Donald Trump


The new Falcon Heavy rocket is priced as low as $90 million per launch, with Musk saying the most expensive variation comes to $150 million, a remarkable discount compared with the industry. In his statement, Garg is referring to the reduced budget that was recently proposed for NASA. NASA has been partnering more with the private sector in the last decade - that's true. Read More »

Manitoba man charged with sexually assaulting children, more victims possible


An Alberta man has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in Winnipeg and the Mounties are concerned he may have left victims in other cities where he'd spent time, including Kelowna. Cesnik is facing three charges each of sexual assault, uttering threats, sexual interference, and two charges of administering a noxious substance. Read More »

Gremio midfielder close to joining Barcelona


It has been a long, drawn-out process but it seems that Arthur has finally completed his transfer to Barcelona . The 21-year-old might have a hard time establishing as a regular for Barca early on, since he will have to fight for a starting spot in midfield with Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Paulinho and Ivan Rakitic. Read More »

The Brown Advisory Inc. Takes Position in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH)

About 2.07 million shares traded. Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) has risen 64.00% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.91% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in MOH. Read More »

Aid convoy delivers food in Ghouta despite bombardment


The district near the capital Damascus has been besieged for 5 years. Reports of malnourishment were also rampant and many of Eastern Ghouta's residents were living in poorly equipped basements for some respite from almost incessant shelling. Read More »

Union Pacific Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:UNP)

Fairfield Bush & CO. now owns 15,509 shares of the railroad operator's stock worth $2,080,000 after acquiring an additional 808 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 45% are positive. PepsiCo had 67 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Selway Asset Management has invested 1.35% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP ). Read More »