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'Run!' Family 'attacked' by monkeys at Fla. park 'Run!' Family 'attacked' by monkeys at Fla. park
- July 05, 2017

That population has grown to roughly 200 monkeys. As the video goes on, we see the monkeys chase the family away, screeching at them. Biologists are concerned that as their numbers grow, the animals could start spreading to other areas. (more...)
BJP seeks Centre's intervention in Bengal violence BJP seeks Centre's intervention in Bengal violence
- July 04, 2017

Various political parties reacted to the face-off between the two persons holding top constitutional posts of the state.' 'Why should the chief minister take exception to a call by the Governor. I have never felt so insulted and humiliated. In fact I have been cut to the quick the way she behaved and the language she used. I am insulted and humiliated, I run a government here. (more...)
Public Trusts Congress, Media Even Less than Trump Public Trusts Congress, Media Even Less than Trump
- July 04, 2017

The poll also reveals that only 7 percent of Americans believe that Trump's tweets are presidential and 26 percent think they are " entertaining ". Over 80 percent of Democrats say civility has gotten worse since the Republican billionaire was elected, and 70 percent of Independents are of the same opinion. (more...)
Reliance Jio to offer 5 GB/day for Rs 999 per month Reliance Jio to offer 5 GB/day for Rs 999 per month
- July 04, 2017

The company has been offering customers ultra-low cost data tariffs and even free call plans since it launched operations in September past year. Offer is valid on its Rs 499, Rs 649 and Rs 799 postpaid plans, says report. 149. Meanwhile, Jio's "Summer Surprise" offer will expire at the end of this month for users, post which they'll have to get a recharge done to continue using company's data services. (more...)
FTSE 100 falls but Worldpay (LON:WPG) jumps FTSE 100 falls but Worldpay (LON:WPG) jumps
- July 04, 2017

Shares in the company surged 70p to 389.7p, as analysts at Mediobanca Securities suggested technology titans Google (GOOGL.O), Amazon (AMZN.O) and Apple (AAPL.O) could join the fray. Worldpay has enjoyed similar success when it comes to handling airline payments and in facilitating B2B digital content including SaaS and online publishing. (more...)
Tencent imposes daily gaming limits to curb addiction among minors Tencent imposes daily gaming limits to curb addiction among minors
- July 04, 2017

On July 4 China's official government newspaper the People's Daily published the second house editorial in a two-part series criticising the popular mobile game " Honour of Kings ", owned by gaming group Tencent . The controls are being put in place to appease teachers and parents, who are concerned about how addictive the game has become. The first article, published on July 3, accused the game of being "poison" and harmful to children. (more...)
North Korea Claims It Successfully Tested An ICBM North Korea Claims It Successfully Tested An ICBM
- July 04, 2017

The distance between North Korea and Alaska is about 5,700 kilometers. Mr Trump responded to the launch by asking, "Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?" Trump has reportedly grown frustrated with Chinese President Xi Jinping's unwillingness to increase pressure on the North. (more...)
KL-bound AirAsia X flight diverted to Brisbane after bird strike KL-bound AirAsia X flight diverted to Brisbane after bird strike
- July 04, 2017

Ms Siaea, who was heading to Thailand with her husband for their honeymoon, said "fire sparked out of the right-side engine" about 20 minutes into the flight. Passengers aboard AirAsia X flight D7207 yesterday said sparks were seen coming out from the aircraft engine. "We would like to commend our pilot and crew members for their professionalism and swift action to reassure passengers ... (more...)
No hint of hikes as RBA remains on hold No hint of hikes as RBA remains on hold
- July 04, 2017

Australia's central bank held interest rates at a record low Tuesday as the economy endures a soft patch while wage growth stutters, shunning indications of a move to tighter monetary policy elsewhere. Furthermore, a steady cash rate from the RBA against increasingly hawkish sentiments in Europe and the U.S. will put downward pressure on the Australian dollar, and serve as a welcome boost to Australian exports, Mr Lawless said. (more...)
Nasdaq price glitch leaves tech giants stocks fixed at $123.47 Nasdaq price glitch leaves tech giants stocks fixed at $123.47
- July 04, 2017

There is speculation the mistake was made as a result of changed timings on the eve of the US Independence Day holiday. Several Nasdaq-listed stocks such as Apple , Google, Amazon and Mirosoft all showed an identical share price of $123.47. (more...)
Could the Atlantic see Tropical Storm Don this week? Could the Atlantic see Tropical Storm Don this week?
- July 04, 2017

Rain chances stay low through the weekend with a more typical pattern by the weekend and the best chance for storms on Sunday. This tropical wave has been designated Invest 94-L. The advisory said the system had only a 20 percent chance of forming into a tropical storm or hurricane in the next two days but a 70 percent chance of doing so in the next five days. (more...)
What's America up to this Fourth of July What's America up to this Fourth of July
- July 04, 2017

The five person drafting committee charged by the Second Continental Congress with putting the initial version together consisted of Jefferson, John Adams , Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingstone of NY (a lawyer and politician) and Robert Sherman of CT, (lawyer, statesman, and the only signer of the Declaration who also signed the Continental Association, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution). (more...)
NEXT plc (LON:NXT) Given NEXT plc (LON:NXT) Given "Reduce" Rating at HSBC Holdings plc
- July 04, 2017

In a research note shared with investors on Monday morning, Shire Plc (LON:SHP) stock "Overweight" was reconfirmed at Barclays. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS). The stock has "Hold" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, November 23. GBX 5334.26's average target is 26.02% above currents GBX 4233 stock price. The stock decreased 4.90% or GBX 3.5 on July 3, reaching GBX 68. (more...)
USDA estimates wheat area to be smallest since 1919 USDA estimates wheat area to be smallest since 1919
- July 03, 2017

Corn closed sharply higher on Friday despite " bearish " June corn acreage estimate & larger than expected June 1 corn stocks. The area that is expected to be harvested has fallen to 83.5m acres a decline of 4% from previous year. Growers expect to harvest 83.5 million acres for grain, down four percent from a year ago. The trade was expecting to see a slight improvement following a week of cooler temperatures and increased precipitation across the Corn Belt; however that was not the case, ... (more...)
Kano Residents Mourn Maitama-Sule Kano Residents Mourn Maitama-Sule
- July 03, 2017

Malam Muhammad Garba, Kano State Commissioner for Information who said this while announcing the death the diplomat said funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted tomorrow Tuesday at the Emir's Palace, Kofar Kudu, by 4:00pm. The Acting President observed that Alhaji Sule, a great Nigerian leader and committed nationalist, positioned himself as an agent of unity. "Undoubtedly, he was an icon of peace, transparency, a born orator, patriot and a distinguish statesman who gave his all ... (more...)
Bankrate To Be Acquired By Red Ventures In $1.4 Bln Deal Bankrate To Be Acquired By Red Ventures In $1.4 Bln Deal
- July 03, 2017

Analyst's mean target price for RATE is $12.33 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00. The stock increased 8.77% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $13.95. Also, CEO Christopher J. Speltz sold 12,300 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 22nd. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is $12.20. (more...)
Ex-Barclays bankers appear in court Ex-Barclays bankers appear in court
- July 03, 2017

The case marks the first criminal charges to be brought in the United Kingdom against a bank and its former executives for activities during the financial crisis. Both fundraisings involved two investment vehicles related to Qatar . Varley, 61; former Middle East and North African investment banking head Jenkins, 61; Kalaris, once the CEO of Barclays Wealth, also 61; and Boath, a 58-year-old former European head of financial institutions, were charged over disclosure of the June 2008 deal. (more...)
Trump Jumps Into Health Debate - Repeal Now, Replace Later Trump Jumps Into Health Debate - Repeal Now, Replace Later
- July 03, 2017

We're at an impasse. Sasse first suggested the option of repealing and then replacing the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature health care law, in a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday -- an idea that Trump also voiced, but was met by criticism from both Republicans and Democrats who anxious that it could harm Americans by leaving them without coverage. (more...)
The Oxford Asset Management Invests $3.52 Million in Ford Motor Company (F) The Oxford Asset Management Invests $3.52 Million in Ford Motor Company (F)
- July 03, 2017

Blackrock accumulated 7.41 million shares or 0.13% of the stock. 171,379 Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) shares with value of $2.00M were bought by FORD WILLIAM CLAY JR . Finally, Buckingham Research reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of General Motors Company in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Leerink Swann on Tuesday, January 17. (more...)
PM Lee sought to bypass court system, says brother PM Lee sought to bypass court system, says brother
- July 03, 2017

A still image taken from video of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaking at Parliament. "Can the Prime Minister clarify the role of the Law Minister and the Attorney-General in this matter and explain to the House whether there is any conflict of interest", he said. (more...)