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North Korea photos reveal hidden missile program details North Korea photos reveal hidden missile program details
- August 23, 2017

In complaints filed Tuesday in federal court in the District of Columbia, they said the companies laundered dollars through USA accounts on behalf of sanctioned entities in North Korea . Pacific territory of Guam . North Korea and the US accused each other on Tuesday of posing a military threat to the other, with Pyongyang's envoy declaring it would never put its nuclear arsenal up for negotiation. (more...)
Napoli ease into Champions League group stage Napoli ease into Champions League group stage
- August 23, 2017

Whether Insigne is still at Napoli next month is unclear, with Barcelona among the leading clubs reported to be interested in signing him before the summer transfer window closes on August 31. 'It would've been really negative if we had missed out on the Champions League. Twumasi netted again in the 69th to send Astana into a 4-1 lead but his team still required three more goals to go through. (more...)
Varied voter turnout in assembly bypolls in three states Varied voter turnout in assembly bypolls in three states
- August 23, 2017

In Valpoi, the BJP has fielded Congress rebel and Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane, whose main opponent is Roy Naik, the son of former state Home minister Ravi Naik, of the Congress. The counting of votes will take place on August 28. In Delhi, the AAP is keen to register its first victory in a bypoll as it lost the previous bypoll in Rajouri Garden to the BJP. (more...)
Trump Renews Threat To Dismantle NAFTA At Phoenix Rally Trump Renews Threat To Dismantle NAFTA At Phoenix Rally
- August 23, 2017

Freeland's Mexican counterpart, Luis Videgaray, tweeted in Spanish "No surprises: we are already in a negotiation". Similar opposition has also slowed efforts by the White House to build the border wall Trump has been demanding. Saying that agriculture represents one of the biggest success stories of the North American Free Trade Agreement, leaders of the largest farm organizations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico have asked trade negotiators for all three countries to "do no harm" to ... (more...)
Government confirms Rs 200 Notes coming soon Government confirms Rs 200 Notes coming soon
- August 23, 2017

According to reports , about 50 crore notes of the new denomination will be introduced by the first week of September. With fluorescent blue as its base colour, the new Rs200 currency notes will bear the picture of the iconic stone chariot at Hampi, Karnataka, on the reverse. (more...)
Six people in hospital after auto hits pedestrians in Dublin city centre Six people in hospital after auto hits pedestrians in Dublin city centre
- August 23, 2017

Gardaí say it appears a number of pedestrians were struck by a vehicle. An area around Earlsfort Terrace and Adelaide Road has been sealed off after a vehicle crashed and overturned at around 6.16pm this evening, August 22. DFB tweeted from their official account: "We are dealing with a major RTC [Road traffic collision] on Adelaide Road, 4 Fire engines & 5 ambo IA [in attendance]". (more...)
Hyundai to launch more SUVs to reverse U.S. slide Hyundai to launch more SUVs to reverse U.S. slide
- August 23, 2017

The idea behind the ute, apart from giving Hyundai a product to compete in the incredibly popular pickup truck segment in the USA, is to help shift its focus away from sedans in the demanding market. While Hyundai has never produced a pickup truck-a segment more clearly defined by brand loyalties than any other-it's unlikely to plunge into the hyper-competitive full-sized category any time soon. (more...)
Another CEO quits Trump council Another CEO quits Trump council
- August 23, 2017

Trump, who is under increasing pressure to explicitly condemn the white supremacist and hate groups involved, lashed out nearly immediately Monday at Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier on Twitter , saying that because of the resignation, the pharmaceutical executive "will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" In a nod to the protesters who challenged the white supremacists as well as to Kenneth C. (more...)
After SBI consolidation, Cabinet gives nod to merge public sector banks After SBI consolidation, Cabinet gives nod to merge public sector banks
- August 23, 2017

Government is in a view to conglomerate all Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) banks. But it is not the government who call for bank merger, the proposal for the merger will come from respective PSU bank boards, said the finance minister. The development comes as part of the government's plan to push for consolidation of PSBs in order to help them to gain efficiency and scale and also avoid repeated capital infusions. (more...)
WPP cuts sales forecast for year WPP cuts sales forecast for year
- August 23, 2017

The group has seen a particular slowdown in the United States, where underlying net sales fell by 2.2pc in the first half of the year. Revenues were GBP7.40 billion, up from GBP6.54 billion reported for the same period past year. In a statement the group said: "In the previous year or so, growth has become even more hard to find, perhaps due to increasing social, political and economic volatility, for example with the rise of populism typified by surprise election results in the United ... (more...)
Stocks Wobble As RBC Kicks Off Bank Earnings Stocks Wobble As RBC Kicks Off Bank Earnings
- August 23, 2017

Royal Bank of Canada is reporting almost $2.8 billion of net income for its fiscal third quarter and an unexpectedly large increase to its quarterly dividend. Iamgold Corp gained 3.7 percent to C$7.49 and Cominar REIT jumped 5.2 percent to C$13.47 after analysts at Bank of Montreal raised their price targets and recommendations on the stocks. (more...)
Research Ratings: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC), Boulevard Acquisition Corp. II (BLVD) Research Ratings: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC), Boulevard Acquisition Corp. II (BLVD)
- August 23, 2017

The stock increased 0.90% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $22.5. About 201,135 shares traded. Virtus Invest Advisers has invested 0.2% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC ). Since February 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $26.16 million activity. The insider ASHWORTH SID sold 3,847 shares worth $1.00 million. (more...)
Chairman of Railway Board Ashok Mittal quits Chairman of Railway Board Ashok Mittal quits
- August 23, 2017

Earlier in the day Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu offered to resign from his post after taking full responsibility of the multiple rail accidents that have taken place in the past. Hon'ble PM has asked me to wait. The train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi collided with the dumper at around 2:50 am between Pata and Achhalda railway stations, a spokesperson for the North Central Railway (NCR) said. (more...)
Drivers Steer Clear of School Buses Drivers Steer Clear of School Buses
- August 23, 2017

Each bus is equipped with three inside cameras, and a new camera mounted on the windshield pointed toward outside traffic. He said footage captured on bus cameras is reviewed by an automated enforcement official, but due to inclement weather and other factors, motorists may not be issued a citation for the alleged incident based on the video footage, he said. (more...)
Benitez delivers Newcastle team news ahead of Forest clash, four unavailable Benitez delivers Newcastle team news ahead of Forest clash, four unavailable
- August 23, 2017

Asked specifically about Barton's assertion that he should stop moaning and start coaching, Benitez said: "I am concentrating on my job". HERE is every Premier League club's most in-form player, according to Sky Sports' Power Rankings, and the number of points they've been awarded by the scoring system. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Position Lowered by Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Position Lowered by Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.
- August 23, 2017

Texas-based Utd Svcs Automobile Association has invested 1.05% in Cisco Systems, Inc. These firms have also modified their investment in CSCO. Natl Planning reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stock Dips on Toothless Q4 Earnings" with publication date: "August 16, 2017. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.78%. (more...)
Provident announces £80m-£120m losses as CEO quits Provident announces £80m-£120m losses as CEO quits
- August 23, 2017

The stock has "Buy" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Wednesday, September 9. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, September 28. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, May 12 by Investec. As of 12:23 BST, Provident's share price had given up 74.18 percent to stand at 451.26p. 12/05/2017 - Provident Financial had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Shore Capital. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) showed P/E ratio of 27.66
- August 23, 2017

Stocks of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) transacted up 0.805% throughout intraday market trading on early Tue, topping $76.995. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Longbow on Friday, August 14 with "Buy". Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $8600 target. Mills Joshua A. sold $484,955 worth of stock or 4,217 shares. (more...)
Eleanor Rigby's grave rights and Bible being sold at Beatles auction Eleanor Rigby's grave rights and Bible being sold at Beatles auction
- August 23, 2017

Eleanor Rigby was "buried along with her name", according to The Beatles song, but not her Bible - it's being auctioned in London next month along with the deed to to her grave in the Woolton suburb of Liverpool, England. Eleanor Rigby was released in 1966 as the B-side to Yellow Submarine , and depicts its heroine as "wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door". (more...)
UK Pensions Regulator To Prosecute BHS' Ex-Owner UK Pensions Regulator To Prosecute BHS' Ex-Owner
- August 23, 2017

Chappell's Retail Acquisitions (RAL) bought BHS for just £1 in 2015 from billionaire retailer Sir Philip Green. BHS plunged into administration past year, throwing thousands of jobs into the balance and leaving a pension black hole of more than £570 million. (more...)