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Hall of Fame pitcher, senator Jim Bunning dies
- May 29, 2017

Furthering his political career, Bunning was elected as a U.S. Senator, where he served two terms from 1999-2011. Born in Southgate, Ky., on October 23, 1931, Bunning pitched 17 seasons (1955-71) in the majors for the Detroit Tigers , Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers , compiling a record of 224-184 with a 3.27 ERA in 591 games. (more...)
Ricciardo set for Monaco qualifying battle
- May 28, 2017

Sebastian Vettel , Ferrari , +0.043 3. Ferrari had complete control of the race regardless of which driver was in the lead, while Mercedes was caught out by a very competitive Red Bull and failed to finish on the podium for the first time since Hamilton and Nico Rosberg collided in Spain past year. (more...)
South African ruling party debates fate of president South African ruling party debates fate of president
- May 28, 2017

Zuma scandals Netshitenzhe is a former head of the government's communications department, the GCIS. The opposition has also tabled a new no-confidence motion in parliament, which will be debated in the coming weeks. The committee of about 100 members is scheduled to resume its debate on Sunday on whether to vote to oust Zuma, according to the five members who asked not to be identified because they aren't authorized to speak publicly on the matter. (more...)
Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill
- May 28, 2017

She said it would lead to more than 28,000 North Dakotans not having coverage and make coverage unaffordable for more than 300,000 in North Dakota with pre-existing conditions. Some Republican senators are already saying they're going to start fresh on the bill. "When the ACA was passed , insurance companies could no longer dictate whether or not I would receive the care I needed", said Melissa Schmidbauer, who has Crohn's Disease. (more...)
Nearly every PC hit by WannaCry ransomware runs Windows 7 Nearly every PC hit by WannaCry ransomware runs Windows 7
- May 28, 2017

These emails contained an encrypted, compressed file that penetrated target systems upon loading. According to data from Kapersky Labs, nearly 98 percent of computers affected by the ransomware ran a version of Windows 7 . Incidentally, most of the infections occurred in China and Russian Federation, with the United States reportedly only seeing about 7% of worldwide infections. (more...)
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN)'s Stock Is Sell After More Market Selling
- May 28, 2017

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 5,139,264 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $83,616,000 after buying an additional 138,058 shares during the period. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a $0.125 dividend. (more...)
Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at NY auction
- May 28, 2017

Art dealer Jeffrey Deitch was happily stunned with the results of the auction , telling Bloomberg News , "I remember astounding the art world back in 1980s when I set an auction record for Basquiat at $99,000". The winning bidder plans to make the painting the centrepiece of a new museum - a great relief to fans of the artist, considering that the work has been under wraps since it was last sold in May 1984 for $19,000. (more...)
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc
- May 28, 2017

Signaturefd LLC bought a new position in shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC during the first quarter worth about $125,000. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright law. (more...)
Trump may be mulling the unthinkable: letting a lawyer review his tweets
- May 28, 2017

The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump has spent much of his free time on his current overseas trip strategizing how best to deal with the Russian Federation investigation when he returns to Washington . So, that's the biggest problem that they have is sort of in the off hours when he gets himself worked up into a frenzy. It goes down to whether or not the president has signed off on this. (more...)
Glu Mobile Inc (NASDAQ:GLUU) Institutional Investor Positioning
- May 28, 2017

State Street Corp now owns 1,799,025 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,493,000 after buying an additional 41,559 shares during the period. Shares of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. For a total return analysis, there is the -33.70% return on equity to consider. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies need 'to pay their fair share North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies need 'to pay their fair share
- May 28, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will raise concerns on Thursday with President Donald Trump over USA leaks to the media revealing details of the Manchester bombing investigation. Other Balkan websites ran headlines such as " America First " and " Where do you think you are going? ". So despite disagreements with some European leaders, and disdain from some in the European public, strong ties with the US are likely to continue. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To Embrace Globalism, 'A Sense Of Purpose'
- May 28, 2017

Moreover, all other graduates present were moved by his mesmerizing words, as he showed a career path to them. Noting that society will likely see "tens of millions of jobs replaced by automation like self-driving cars and trucks", Zoinkerberg continued: "When our parents graduated, goal reliably came from your job, your church, your community". (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks nation for standing by him
- May 28, 2017

According to reports, to cross over to Sadiya near the Lohit border in Arunachal, will take 30-minutes, reducing the travel time by four hours. The distance between Rupai on NH- 37 in Assam to Meka/Roing on NH-52 in Arunachal Pradesh will be cut down by 165 KM. (more...)
3/4th of IoT projects failing globally, says Cisco report 3/4th of IoT projects failing globally, says Cisco report
- May 28, 2017

All respondents worked for organizations that are implementing and/or have completed IoT initiatives. In addition, organisations with the most successful IoT initiatives leveraged ecosystem partnerships most widely, using partners at every phase from strategic planning to data analytics after rollout. (more...)
British Airways aims to resume most UK flights British Airways aims to resume most UK flights
- May 28, 2017

BA were unable to say how many flights would be cancelled on Sunday or how long the disruption is likely to continue for. The airline said there was no evidence that the breakdown had been caused by a cyber attack. The outage comes amid a busy weekend for travel, with Monday being a holiday in both the United Kingdom and the United States. "Following the major IT system failure experienced earlier today, with regret we have had to cancel all flights leaving from Heathrow and Gatwick ... (more...)
Ben Stokes fit to play in second ODI against South Africa
- May 28, 2017

South Africa really should've won from that position. Chasing a massive total of 331, Hashim Amla (24) and Quinton de Kock (98) gave a positive start of 53 runs in the first nine overs. But Buttler and Moeen Ali shared a rapid 78-run stand off the last 40 deliveries that included 22 runs in one over from seamer Andile Phehlukwayo (1-74). (more...)
USA boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu
- May 28, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declined to say that the sacred Jewish site was part of Israel in response to a reporter's question, saying instead it was part of Jerusalem . Either warmly embrace the Israeli government and its distaste for a two-state solution, or pursue Israeli-Palestinian peace. That is why Trump was silent on Jerusalem , on a Palestinian state, the "occupation". (more...)
BTG plc (BTG) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt
- May 28, 2017

Among 12 analysts covering Shawbrook Group Plc ( LON:SHAW ), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. This key information was revealed to investors in an analyst report on Tuesday, 23 May. The target indicates a potential downside of -6.65% from Burberry Group PLC (LON:BRBY)'s last stock price. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 17 with "Equal Weight". (more...)
10 held in Manchester attack probe
- May 28, 2017

At least 22 people were killed and dozens others wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the end of a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande outside the Manchester Arena . After Abedi's mother and three of his siblings were brought in for questioning, a Libyan official told of a final phone call he placed to his mother and brother just before the attack. (more...)
International Monetary Fund needs more realism in euro zone assumptions on Greece International Monetary Fund needs more realism in euro zone assumptions on Greece
- May 28, 2017

One woman blamed the Greek government: "I'm disgusted". But Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble is sticking to his insistence that further-reaching debt relief is a matter for the future. The talks have become snarled up on competing International Monetary Fund and European predictions for Greece's budget surpluses and growth stretching decades into the future. (more...)