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Delta's System Failure Triggers Cancellations and Delays Delta's System Failure Triggers Cancellations and Delays
- August 09, 2016

At noon inside New York's LaGuardia Airport, Francesca Villardi still had no idea when her 11:50 a.m. flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, would depart. Michael Cloonan, an travel consultant at UNIGLOBE Travel World, a travel agency in Hampton, said he called the airline to get a special seat for a customer. (more...)
GTA braces for 'longest' and 'most significant' heat wave of summer GTA braces for 'longest' and 'most significant' heat wave of summer
- August 09, 2016

Hot and humid conditions under partly to mostly sunny skies are expected Wednesday through Friday. Overnight temperatures won't provide much relief from the heat with temperatures expected in the low to mid 20s. Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the City of Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area ahead of high temperatures expected to begin Tuesday. (more...)
Watchdog plans to shake up banking Watchdog plans to shake up banking "for years to come"
- August 09, 2016

To try to introduce a bit of healthy competition into the cosy world of retail banking, the CMA has proposed a package of reforms, focused on four areas: foundation measures that apply across the board; current account switching measures; personal current account overdraft measures; additional banking measures for small businesses. (more...)
50 high profile Republicans warn Trump would be "most reckless" United States president
- August 09, 2016

Collins is the first Republican Senator to publicly abandon Trump. The real estate mogul also said his plan would cut taxes on the middle class, though some economists predict the opposite effect. Unlike his previous speeches, Trump did not make a scene when he was interrupted by more than a dozen protesters, signaling some changes in the bombastic candidate's behavior to prevent more bad publicity for his campaign. (more...)
China July inflation cools; in line with expectations China July inflation cools; in line with expectations
- August 09, 2016

Chinese policymakers have an inflation target of around 3%. The reading was in line with a median 1.8% gain forecast by 17 economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. Producer prices were helped by steady demand and "lower capacity utilisation" in factories, analysts with CICC Macro noted, adding that "higher PPI indicates continued improvement" in manufacturers' profitability this year. (more...)
Il Presidente Mattarella ricorda la tragedia di Marcinelle avvenuta 60 anni fa Il Presidente Mattarella ricorda la tragedia di Marcinelle avvenuta 60 anni fa
- August 09, 2016

Sono passati 60 anni dalla tragedia di Marcinelle , ma non possiamo dimenticare quanti hanno affrontato le grandi difficoltà del dopoguerra, per aiutare la rinascita del nostro Paese. Alla cerimonia, con il Presidente del Senato Pietro Grasso, hanno preso parte l' Ambasciatore Cristina Ravaglia, Direttore Generale per gli Italiani all' Estero della Farnesina, autorità locali tra cui il Ministro dei Trasporti François Bellot in rappresentanza del Governo federale, il Ministro Paul Furlan in ... (more...)
Iranian nuclear scientist-informant executed for treason
- August 09, 2016

Last week Iran executed a nuclear scientist on charges of spying for the United States, an official said Sunday. A USA official had said 2010 that the U.S. As for the conviction being upheld, Ejehi says that the decision was made in an appeals court, and went on to confirm that the Iran native indeed had access to lawyers to help him with his case. (more...)
FTSE moves higher but Standard Life and L&G head in opposite directions FTSE moves higher but Standard Life and L&G head in opposite directions
- August 09, 2016

Group assets under administration at 30 June was well ahead of expectations at £328bn (31 Dec 2015: £307.4bn) compared to our £320m forecast reflecting market movements towards the period end and positive foreign exchange post Brexit. On Monday, Standard Life announced HDFC Life, its affiliate business India it recently upped its stake in to 35 per cent with a £179 million investment, plans to merge with rival insurer Max Life. (more...)
Savills sees UK commercial profits halve due to Brexit vote Savills sees UK commercial profits halve due to Brexit vote
- August 09, 2016

In its half-year results to shareholders, the company says group revenue was up 14 per cent to £622.7m against £ 547m for the same period last year; but the Savills group pre-tax profits were down three per cent to £25.5m against £26.4m a year ago. (more...)
After All the Bad Blood, King Beats Efimova at Rio Olympics After All the Bad Blood, King Beats Efimova at Rio Olympics
- August 09, 2016

Efimova hung on the lane divider, catching her breath, her taunting finger at rest. She failed to qualify for the final of the 200 freestyle, extending a mystifying loss of form since turning pro last summer. "And I'm not a spaghetti fan but I forced myself to eat it". Later, talking to reporters, King was unrepentant. "A level playing field would be preferred", she said. (more...)
Valeant shares rally as it vows to reorganize, CEO urges patience Valeant shares rally as it vows to reorganize, CEO urges patience
- August 09, 2016

The mean EPS is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 7 Analysts. ( VRX ) is projected as $2.46 Billion where Low Revenue estimate and High Revenue Estimates are $2.3 Billion and $2.6 Billion respectively by 13 analysts. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX)'s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -3.99% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -6.47% along with -62.89% distance from 200 day simple moving average. (more...)
2 children, baby sitter drown in Colorado swimming pool 2 children, baby sitter drown in Colorado swimming pool
- August 09, 2016

Pueblo police were investigating what led to the drowning of the two sisters, ages three and five, and their 17-year-old babysitter. CPR efforts by officers were unsuccessful. No further details were immediately available. "I think it's just a frightful tragedy", Garcia said. The incident brought curious and concerned neighbors out of their residences, as they tried to figure out what was going on. (more...)
Job portal Monster being acquired by Randstad Holding for $429M Job portal Monster being acquired by Randstad Holding for $429M
- August 09, 2016

Randstad will finance the merger through existing credit facilities, and the acquisition is expected to be completed by the final quarter of 2016. Tim Yates, chief of Monster, added that the combination of both companies will make it easier to "connect more people to more jobs". (more...)
Mytaxi expands cooperation with Google Maps Mytaxi expands cooperation with Google Maps
- August 09, 2016

This feature has been in the pipeline for at least a month now . Google Maps 9.34 update will now include a much-awaited feature. That's right, you will now be able to save offline areas within Google Maps to an external storage card, meaning, if your phone is full of photos, videos, and apps, you now have an additional way to save maps for future use. (more...)
Morrisons agrees new terms with Ocado Morrisons agrees new terms with Ocado
- August 09, 2016

The principal changes are that the restriction on store pick has been lifted, the profit share agreement will be cancelled and the research and development fee will be reduced. Prior restrictions will also be lifted, enabling Morrisons to fulfil online orders via store pick anywhere in Britain, including areas not now covered by the supermarket retailer. (more...)
U.S. Government Begins Human Trials of Zika Vaccine
- August 09, 2016

The vaccine will be given to 80 volunteers those ages 18 to 35 by the end of August at three study sites in Bethesda, Maryland, Baltimore and Atlanta, as part of the trial. The virus can cause serious birth defects such as microcephaly . It's impossible to argue that fighting Zika is not a task for government, and it's very hard to say that more money is unnecessary or wasteful. (more...)
Hamlin fights through pain for win at Watkins Glen Hamlin fights through pain for win at Watkins Glen
- August 09, 2016

Front Row Motorsports brings some good cars to that track. Keselowski spun Truex in the last turn and Hamlin coasted to the victory. After the final restart on Lap 87 of 90, Truex stayed close to Hamlin, nearly getting to the bumper of the No. (more...)
Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for US
- August 09, 2016

Tom Cotton appeared on " Face the Nation " to discuss the scientist, Shahram Amiri. In July 2010, just before he returned to Iran , Amiri was mentioned in emails to then Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, which surfaced a year ago during an investigation into her email server. (more...)
Knox wins on PGA Tour to bolster Ryder Cup push
- August 09, 2016

Durant won the last of his four PGA Tour titles at Walt Disney World in 2006. Adding, "To have a little, small place in history is something you dream of". "They showed me more love than they ever have through my career". It was really fun. Everyone's so great, so positive. "I knew by winning this tournament, it puts Darren Clarke in a very hard position not to pick me but it's his decision". (more...)
Florida Investigating Four Infections of Zika from Local Mosquitoes Florida Investigating Four Infections of Zika from Local Mosquitoes
- August 09, 2016

Florida's governor said Friday, July 29, that the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the US mainland. In a news briefing this afternoon, CDC director Dr. "There is extremely low risk of contracting Zika virus in the United Kingdom as the mosquito that transmits the infection is not present in the United Kingdom, however it can be spread by sexual transmission", Boyd added. (more...)

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