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Train believed to be carrying N.Korea delegation leaves Beijing


China's routine censorship of sensitive subjects online can even target words and phrases with tenuous, and even unlikely, connections. South Korean analysts were doubtful the visitor was Kim Jong-un. City police and the paramilitary People's Armed Police stood guard Tuesday in the area and unidentified men in plainclothes attempted to prevent photographers from taking pictures. Read More »

Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull "shocked" by ball-tampering incident


Turnbull termed the incident a "shocking disappointment" and urged the Australian cricket board, Cricket Australia , to take prompt and decisive action. Australian Sports Commission meanwhile, asked Cricket Australia to sack Smith as captain. Chair John Wylie and other top officials have issued a statement that calls for the removal of Steve Smith as skipper. Read More »

No Charges Against Officer In Alton Sterling Shooting


Landry's decision comes just less than a year after the Justice Department announced it too would not file charges against the two officers or the Baton Rouge police department. Landry stated Salamoni then shot Sterling three times and Lake stood and pointed his gun at Sterling. Two cellphone videos of the shooting quickly spread on social media, leading to nightly protests during which almost 200 people were arrested. Read More »

Mayawati defends alliance with SP, slams BJP


After big wins in Gorakhpur and Phulpur, the bypoll in Kairana Lok Sabha seat, which is yet to be announced, was another opportunity for both the alliance partner to cause yet another embarrassment to the BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Read More »

Putin blames Russia mall fire on 'criminal negligence


The U.S. expulsions are contrary to the mood of Trump's phone call with Putin last week, which "gave hope" for better relations, said Anatoly Antonov, the Russian ambassador in Washington, the state-run Tass news service reported . The envoys and their families have been given a week to leave the United States, according to one U.S. official. The US' decision to expel Russian diplomats was a "very unfortunate and very unfriendly move", Moscow's Ambassador to the UN Vassily Nebenzia has ... Read More »

Norway expels one Russian diplomat over United Kingdom nerve gas attack


Criminal negligence and slovenliness are among the causes for the tragedy of Kemerovo shopping mall, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting during his visit Kemerovo on Tuesday. Speaking in Bulgaria, Mr Tusk said: "Fourteen member states have made a decision to expel Russian diplomats". Britain says a military-grade nerve agent was used to poison them. Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cuts Russian permanent mission by one third


NATO has expelled seven diplomats from Russia's mission to the alliance and blocked the appointment of three others over the nerve agent attack in Britain this month, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday. "This sends a clear message to Russian Federation that there are costs and consequences for its unacceptable and unsafe pattern of behavior", he said. Read More »

Trump Grabs Highest Approval Mark Since April '17 — CNN Poll


Both CNN and AP said that Trump's brightening approval numbers are linked to the performance of the USA economy, the world's largest, where voters give him a favorable assessment compared to his handling of other public issues. Trump's handling of foreign affairs merits 39% approval, with 53% saying they disapprove. Women are more apt than men to say they believe the women claiming affairs (70% to 54%) and that holds even among those who are Republicans or lean toward the Republican party ... Read More »

Stock Roundup: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

It has outperformed by 0.56% the S&P500. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's current data. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Over the last six months, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's stock has been -18.02% and -26.00% for the year. Read More »

No confidence motion not taken up, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day


MPs from Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) who have been protesting over the last week did not do so and have also extended support to the no confidence motion. Making a brief intervention, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the Modi goverment is keen for debate in the House on the no-trust motion as the ruling regime enjoys "confidence" both in the House and outside.He also slammed Congress role in the entire episode and said the grand old party is "losing its primacy" in ... Read More »

Traders Sell Shares of United Technologies (UTX) on Strength (UTX)

About 4.69 million shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX ) belongs to Industrial Goods sector, except individual factors many other macro and micro factors also effects whole sector and industries. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 21 by S&P Research. The stock of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. On Friday, September 30 the stock rating was initiated by Guggenheim with "Buy". Read More »

Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending measure


Trump warned Congress that he will "never sign another bill like this again". "I think we'll be OK", he said . "Nobody read it. Its only hours old". Despite Democrats' efforts, the bill makes no mention of protections for these so-called Dreamers. On Wednesday, the speaker made a surprise trip to the White House, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joining in by phone, to try to keep Trump in accord. Read More »

Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC Has $3.73 Million Stake in Weyerhaeuser Co (WY)

North Star Asset Management Inc. now owns 34,045 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,200,000 after acquiring an additional 3,948 shares in the last quarter. On Wednesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained by Guggenheim with "Buy". Credit Suisse reinitiated Walmart Inc. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 29 by BTIG Research. Read More »

Facebook lays out stricter rules to protect your social data


Well, follow along here, and you can have a look to see what advertisers and politicians alike will pay top dollar to see. Technology is making fantastic things possible. At the bottom of the list of options, you'll see a hyperlink that says "Download a copy of your Facebook data". These are particularly important because they represent successes in the platform's algorithm. Read More »

Key events leading up to 'March For Our Lives'


Eventually, a timer went off, and Gonzalez said it had been 6 minutes and 20 seconds since she had walked out onto the stage, the same length of time the shooting lasted for. March For Our Lives Rally. Kennedy, 37, of Hollywood, and O'Neil, 40, of Fulton, N.Y., were on school grounds at an "unreasonable hour and maliciously meant to damage the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School monument", the reports say. Read More »

Auburn police release composite sketches of bank robbery suspect | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer


This sketch is rendered with thinner lips. Officers who arrived on scene were given a description of a male, between 25-35 years of age, between 6'-0"-6'-3" tall, and weighing approximately 250 lbs. Auburn police are searching for a suspect believed to be responsible for robbing the PNC Bank on South College Street. No injuries were reported. The case remains under investigation by Auburn police. Read More »

4 things that could happen in the main event of WrestleMania 34

The Destroyer has been out since January with a foot injury and is set to miss WrestleMania on April 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company called up ZZ, a participant from the 2015 season of Tough Enough, to help predict the winners of some of the show's biggest matches via his pet alligators. Read More »

Kerala: Former radio jockey Rajesh murdered in Thiruvananthapuram


The incident took place at around 2 am when Rajesh, a former RED FM radio jockey, was sitting with his friend Kuttan. They both were attacked by unknown assailants at around 2 am who came in a red swift auto. Reports said that unidentified assailants entered Metro Studio and attacked them. Kuttan is undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram . Read More »

Egyptians Cast Votes in Country's Presidential Election


Tuesday is the second day of the three-day vote - a stretch apparently created to boost participation. Few voters could be seen at one polling station which opened at 9:00 am (0700 GMT) in Cairo . Up to 17,000 judges are overseeing the election, assisted by 95,000 election officials inside the polling stations. President Sisis rival Moussa Mostafa Moussa, a longtime supporter of the president, emerged as a last-minute challenger. Read More »

UAE celebrates completion of its first nuclear reactor


Another stumbling block has been the refusal of UAE regulator the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) to yet give an operating licence to Nawah - the joint venture between KEPCO and ENEC, which will operate the plant. The $20-billion Barakah plant west of Abu Dhabi has been constructed by a consortium led by Korea Electric Power Corp in nine years. "The accomplishment is even more notable, given the complete absence of any previous nuclear industry of infrastructure within the ... Read More »

BJP chief Amit Shah's slip of tongue embarrasses BS Yeddyurappa

The state will see a three-cornered fight between the Congress , the BJP and the JDS. "On one hand their party President talks about uniting Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Christians, on the other hand, their CM is creating a divide between Hindus, such a major internal-conflict is not there in any other party", said Amit Shah . Read More »

Xi Sends Condolences to Putin over Fatal Shopping Mall Fire


The security guard of the shopping mall in Kemerovo where the fire took place was detained today. Relatives of the victims say they have compiled a list of 85 people, majority children, who are still missing. Authorities are also looking into a security guard, hired by a private company, who allegedly turned off the fire alarm system when the blaze started. Read More »

House Speaker Paul Ryan dismisses resignation rumors


Amodei added that "nobody has talked to" members of Congress about "how they are going to vote" on new leadership. Scalise, who was seriously injured when he was shot at a congressional baseball practice last June, now serves as majority whip, the No. Read More »

SC rules against Khap panchayat's interference in marriages


The apex court had earlier in january termed " absolutely illegal " any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman opting for inter- caste marriage. The court was told that the khaps were strongly opposed to honour killings . The government had acknowledged that "honour killing was neither separately defined or classified as an offence under the prevailing laws. Read More »

Iran says Bolton pick as national security adviser a 'matter of shame'


The fallout could have wide ramifications for the oil market - a lot of oil supply could be put at risk this year after the dramatic reshuffling of the USA government over the past two weeks, which has created "the most radically aggressive foreign policy team around the American president in modern memory", according to the New York Times . Read More »

China could buy USA semiconductors to avert trade war


The Trump administration has demanded that China immediately cut its $375 billion trade surplus with the United States by $100 billion. China's ministry of commerce accused the USA of "creating a serious precedent" and imposed sanctions on U.S. Read More »

The Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Shares Bought by LPL Financial LLC

North Run Capital Lp increased Brookdale Sr Living Inc (BKD) stake by 6.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 124,722 shares in the company, valued at $14,728,420.98. ( NASDAQ : ADP ) on Tuesday, January 23. Finally, analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.70 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Read More »

White House looking into loans to Kushner's business


While Kusnher resigned as CEO of the real estate firm when he joined the administration, he still owns a portion of the business, including stakes in the entities that received the loans. "Do the above actions by Mr. Kushner constitute a breach of his ethical obligations to the American people?" Two adjacent buildings in Manhattan's Lower East Side pictured after being mentioned in an investigation announced into buildings owned by the Kushner Companies that had allegedly falsified work ... Read More »

Learned it by watching dad, Rajinikanth: Ram Charan


In this way, it is going to be a big deal for the audience to watch the lengthy film. Now the Mega fans are excited to see the movie on Day one. The film has already created a lot of hype on social media and pushing the expectations on the film a notch higher. Read More »

Centre issues notice to Cambridge Analytica

A July 2014 memo described by The New York Times indicates Cambridge Analytica's attorney Lawrence Levy warned top firm officials, including Rebekah Mercer , Stephen Bannon and company CEO Alexander Nix, that foreigners were prohibited from providing high-level advice to us candidates. Read More »

Trump expressed hope to see Rob Porter return to White House


Trump has reportedly called Porter frequently in recent weeks as the number of his confidantes in the White House dwindles at an alarming pace. He had been working on an interim security clearance at the time of his departure, and it was reported that Kelly and other officials knew about the allegations against Porter early on in his White House tenure because they came to light through the FBI's background check. Read More »