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China slams U.S. after bombers fly over disputed South China Sea China slams U.S. after bombers fly over disputed South China Sea
- July 08, 2017

This is "the first time US Pacific Command-directed B-1B Lancers have conducted combined training with JASDF fighters at night", the statement read. North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that some experts believe has the range to reach Alaska, Hawaii and perhaps the US Pacific north-west. (more...)
Strong afternoon storms possible Strong afternoon storms possible
- July 08, 2017

These storms will need to be watched through the evening. Saturday is looking windy, much cooler and a bit damp to start, but after a few lingering showers Saturday morning we should break out into more sun as the afternoon progresses. (more...)
Pets at Home Group PLC 11.9% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital Pets at Home Group PLC 11.9% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital
- July 08, 2017

The stock has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, March 4. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. The company was maintained on Monday, November 30 by Credit Suisse. About 65,979 shares traded. Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) has 0.00% since July 7, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 12.14% the S&P500. On Monday, June 26th, Gregor Alexander sold 15,418 shares of Sse Plc stock. (more...)
'Delusional': Israel rages after UNESCO describes Hebron as Palestinian heritage site
- July 08, 2017

Both the U.S. and Israel protested vigorously against the motion. UNESCO said the religious building was a Palestinian World Heritage site in danger. "The United States is now evaluating the appropriate level of its continued engagement at UNESCO", she warned. An Israeli community in the West Bank. (more...)
Over 120 UN Member States Adopt Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons Over 120 UN Member States Adopt Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons
- July 08, 2017

Not part of the treaty negotiations, however, were the world's nuclear powers, including the United States, France, the United Kingdom and Russian Federation - all permanent members of the U.N. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) said Thursday it was "overwhelmingly positive about the draft treaty", adding: "We are on the cusp of a truly historic moment-when the international community declares, unambiguously, for the first time, that nuclear weapons are not only ... (more...)
The First Lady of Poland Smoothly Avoided Shaking Donald Trump's Hand The First Lady of Poland Smoothly Avoided Shaking Donald Trump's Hand
- July 07, 2017

All it takes is a simple Google search of " Donald Trump handshake" to see the president's uncomfortable history here. First lady Melania Trump introduced her husband to an enthusiastic crowd in Warsaw on Thursday, her most prominent moment in a short trip to the Polish capital that also included a visit to a science center. (more...)
PA Attorney General joins lawsuit against Betsy DeVos PA Attorney General joins lawsuit against Betsy DeVos
- July 07, 2017

DeVos's move to delay Borrower Defense "is a betrayal of her office's responsibility and a violation of federal law", said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit. The lawsuit represents the latest effort by Democratic state attorneys general to police an Education Department they view as beholden to colleges and lenders. (more...)
Illinois House Delays Budget Session Amid Hazardous Materials Lockdown Illinois House Delays Budget Session Amid Hazardous Materials Lockdown
- July 07, 2017

An all-clear signal was broadcast in the Capitol shortly before 3:30 p.m. The Capitol was not being evacuated, but people were kept from entering the building, the State Journal-Register . The tax hike was approved with 72 votes, so the absence of even a few lawmakers who previously voted for the plan could upend an override attempt. "This is a 2-by-4 smacked across the foreheads of the people of IL", the governor told reporters Wednesday. (more...)
PM Modi and Xi will not meet at G20 Summit PM Modi and Xi will not meet at G20 Summit
- July 07, 2017

The video, 3 minutes and 29 seconds long, was uploaded late Wednesday night and is the first post on the YouTube account of "Chinese embassy press". "Only when India pulls back troops, the status quo will be restored". "In addition, he will also participate in the BRICS Leaders' meeting". Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said "meaningful peace talks" between both sides could not take place unless "India can immediately withdraw the border troops to the Indian side of the ... (more...)
Washington calls on Russian Federation to work with United States in Syria Washington calls on Russian Federation to work with United States in Syria
- July 07, 2017

Washington hit a Syrian air base with a missile strike in April after accusing the Assad government of killing dozens of civilians in a chemical attack. Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said Russia, Turkey, and Iran had agreed to meet in Tehran on August 1-2 in an effort to settle the outstanding disagreements on the zones. (more...)
Analyst Price Targets On Purplebricks Group (LON:PURP)
- July 06, 2017

Luminus Management Llc increased Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) stake by 89.43% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Old Second Bank Of Aurora holds 22,316 shares or 0.78% of its portfolio. They now have a GBX 280 ($3.63) price objective on the stock. Morses Club Plc had 34 analyst reports since July 5, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, January 9 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". (more...)
Gold Stuck Near 8-week Lows After Fed Minutes Gold Stuck Near 8-week Lows After Fed Minutes
- July 06, 2017

The Fed's holdings have surged five-fold since 2008, ballooning in size as the Fed bought Treasury and mortgage bonds. Officials also disagreed about the likely impact, with some arguing balance sheet reductions were effectively a substitute for rate increases, while others predicted only a modest economic impact. (more...)
Your guide to day three at Wimbledon Your guide to day three at Wimbledon
- July 06, 2017

It all could have gone very different had Konta not dug in to turn around the first set hours before. At 5ft 7in, Hsieh often finds her opponents towering over her, putting the 31-year-old at an obvious disadvantage. "You have much more things also to do". The area was named Henman Hill in honour of Tim Henman, another British player but one who never was able to win the title. (more...)
India ready for Sri Lanka India ready for Sri Lanka
- July 06, 2017

Chasing 233, Sri Lanka were restricted to 216/7 in 50 overs. When is the ICC Women's World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka kept losing wickets throughout their chase and with required run-rate creeping up things got hard for them. (more...)
U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan's Helmand province U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan's Helmand province
- July 06, 2017

Two soldiers were wounded in the attack. The DoD did not immediately provide any further details of the soldier's death, stating that the "incident is under investigation". Hansen B. Kirkpatrick of Wasilla, Alaska. John McCain (R-Ariz), visited Afghanistan and Pakistan over the last several days. It could deploy up to 5,000 more as part of a strategy adjustment that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he will deliver to the White House this month. (more...)
American Patriots Don't Criticize Trump to Foreigners, Most Republicans Believe American Patriots Don't Criticize Trump to Foreigners, Most Republicans Believe
- July 06, 2017

In a dig against its own relevance, the Marist/NPR poll found Americans on both sides of the political spectrum have little trust in opinion polling. According to the results of a new NPR/ PBS NewsHour/ Marist poll (. Seven in 10 Americans say the level of civility in Washington has gotten worse since President Trump was elected, while just 6 percent say the overall tone has improved. (more...)
Qatar Given Extra 48-Hrs To Respond To Saudi Demands
- July 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and travel ties with Doha last month, accusing the Gulf state of supporting terrorism and backing Iran. Meanwhile, leaders of the United States and Russian Federation have stepped in to douse the fire, expressing their concerns about the standoff after the four countries abruptly suspended diplomatic relations and cut off land, sea and air travel to Qatar on 5 June, accusing it of supporting terrorism and destabilising the Gulf ... (more...)
Trump, Merkel To Meet Ahead Of Summit Amid Differences On Climate, Trade Trump, Merkel To Meet Ahead Of Summit Amid Differences On Climate, Trade
- July 05, 2017

In his talk with Gentiloni, the USA leader again voiced his appreciation of the Italian official's efforts in hosting a successful Group of Seven meeting in May, the White House said. He proposed that China and Germany should strengthen top-level planning of bilateral relations and draft the blueprint of its future growth with a more open mind and a broader vision. (more...)
Ministers braced for possible Donald Trump visit to the UK Ministers braced for possible Donald Trump visit to the UK
- July 04, 2017

But Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy White House press secretary, described the reports as "not accurate" and said there were no plans for Mr. Trump to go to Britain this month. In a speech on Saturday Mr Trump called CNN "garbage journalism". His golf club in New Jersey will host the U.S. Women's Open in two weeks. Mr Trump is crossing the Atlantic later this week for visits to Poland, followed by the G20 summit in Germany - where he will also have a meeting with Angela Merkel. (more...)
France Pledges to Bolster African Antiterrorism Force
- July 04, 2017

Macron told the summit that France would contribute $9 million to the new force as well as contributing 70 vehicles. The leaders of Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad - known as the G5 - must clarify their roles and contributions for the force to attract more support from outside countries, the French president added. (more...)