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North Korea-US tensions are not Mexico's business: diplomat North Korea-US tensions are not Mexico's business: diplomat
- September 12, 2017

The United States and its allies had been bracing for another long-range missile launch in time for the 69th anniversary of North Korea's founding on Saturday, but no fresh provocations were spotted while the North held numerous events to mark the holiday. (more...)
Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia
- September 12, 2017

At their meeting, Trump and Najib instead focused on areas of agreement, such as economic development and counterterrorism measures when they spoke during a public appearance in the Cabinet room of the White House. The White House said it would not comment on the US Department of Justice investigation. "There's a recognition under this administration that we can't continue to cede our relations in all these countries because of whatever the issue of the day is", the official said. (more...)
Audi R8 V10 RWS Is A Rear-Driven Limited-Edition Special Model Audi R8 V10 RWS Is A Rear-Driven Limited-Edition Special Model
- September 12, 2017

Zero to 60 miles per hour happens in 3.7 seconds, and you even get a weight savings benefit by losing power to the front wheels-at 3,505 pounds, it's down 110 pounds from the regular coupe. No longer is the steering bothered by the forces of driven wheels, allowing it to be more precise, have better feedback and much less torque steer. If you need assistance in spotting one of the €140,000 R8 RWS coupes, or €153,000 spyders you'll need to look for the matt black grille and air apertures at ... (more...)
Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast
- September 12, 2017

Census Bureau data released Tuesday. And now for the buzzkill portion of this post: this means household income has increased a whopping 0.6 percent since 1999. Half a century ago, the highest 5 percent of earners controlled just 17.2 percent of all income. They earned just 3.1 percent of all income past year, unchanged since 2013. (more...)
Mnuchin Says Tax Overhaul May Be Backdated to Start of the Year Mnuchin Says Tax Overhaul May Be Backdated to Start of the Year
- September 12, 2017

Backdating is something we're considering "and it would be a big boon for the economy", Mnuchin said at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference in NY. Mnuchin said he would consider including an infrastructure spending bill as part of the tax overhaul legislation. (more...)
Theresa May asks Donald Trump to intervene in Northern Ireland trade dispute Theresa May asks Donald Trump to intervene in Northern Ireland trade dispute
- September 12, 2017

May raised the issue in a call with U.S. President Trump earlier this month. Jobs at aerospace firm Bombardier (BBDb.TO) in Northern Ireland are hugely important to the province's economy, British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Tuesday, explaining her intervention in a trade dispute with USA rival Boeing (BA.N). (more...)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals to Move From Conn Alexion Pharmaceuticals to Move From Conn
- September 12, 2017

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has declined 18.12% since September 10, 2016 and is downtrending. Asset Incorporated invested in 0.04% or 17,462 shares. Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has risen 91.08% since September 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 34.82% the S&P500. Hantson took over as CEO at Alexion after a probe in the company's marketing practices led to the quick exit of two top execs. (more...)
Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses
- September 12, 2017

Almost 60 percent of all Florida electricity customers were left without power, affecting about 5.8 million accounts, and some outages could persist for weeks or even months. Mayor Teresa Tomlinson urged drivers to stay off the roadways from 4 a.m. Monday until further notice , and to secure all garbage receptacles so that trash does not blow around, clog storm drains and cause flooding. (more...)
Fox merger referred to regulators Fox merger referred to regulators
- September 12, 2017

In recent weeks paperwork has gone between the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport and the regulator Ofcom as Ms Bradley sought clarification on a number of points. While Ofcom was reassured by the existence of the compliance regime which provides licensees with an incentive to comply, Bradley felt parliament "intended the scrutiny of whether an acquiring party has a "genuine commitment" to attaining broadcasting standards objectives to happen before a merger takes place". (more...)
Danish Veteran Kare Schultz Becomes the New CEO of Teva Danish Veteran Kare Schultz Becomes the New CEO of Teva
- September 12, 2017

In this case, shares are 21.55% higher from $15.22, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on Sep. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. If you are accessing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark & copyright laws. (more...)
Mass pilot 'sickie' grounds Air Berlin flights Mass pilot 'sickie' grounds Air Berlin flights
- September 12, 2017

Spiegel Online said about 250 pilots called in sick on Tuesday morning. Berlin's Tegel airport and Düsseldorf airport, Air Berlin's hubs, were hit hard by the strike action, which also affects 42 planes run by Air Berlin on behalf of Eurowings and Austrian Airlines. (more...)
Compact electric Mercedes EQA revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show Compact electric Mercedes EQA revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show
- September 12, 2017

Next year, Mercedes-Benz will join Honda, Toyota, and perhaps others in offering a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for sale in the United States. The drive programs of the GLC F-CELL will include Eco, Comfort and Sport. Honda introduced its fuel-cell Clarity last December, and that vehicle is available only to lease ($369 a month with a $2,868 down payment). Drivers can even fiddle with the system's operation mode - hybrid for normal, automatic selection; F-Cell; Battery and Charge. (more...)
500k join campaign to 500k join campaign to "shoot down" Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

Ryon Edwards , the 22-year-old who created the event from a combination of stress and boredom, didn't expect it to get so much attention, but he also didn't expect people to take it seriously either. "It has become something a little out of my control", he said. The risky Category 4 storm arrived in South Florida early on Sunday morning, making landfall at 9:10 a.m. (more...)
Your Forecast For September 12th, 2017 Your Forecast For September 12th, 2017
- September 12, 2017

Today: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Seven-day local weather forecast for Sep. All we will see is some cloud cover, but, no rain. East wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 50%. What's left of Irma, now a post-tropical-cyclone , will be bringing scattered showers by Wednesday to the midstate. (more...)
Inflation spikes to six-year high, increasing pressure on consumers and BoE Inflation spikes to six-year high, increasing pressure on consumers and BoE
- September 12, 2017

Economists in the Reuters poll had expected growth of 3.1 percent. Sterling jumped more than half a percent against both the dollar and euro on Tuesday after United Kingdom inflation rose to its highest in five years, adding to the case for the Bank of England to do more to support the pound . (more...)
Crude Oil Price Forecast September 11, 2017, Technical Analysis Crude Oil Price Forecast September 11, 2017, Technical Analysis
- September 12, 2017

Total volume traded was about 13% below the 100-day average. Prices rose 59 cents to $48.07 on Monday. Oil prices came under sustained selling pressure in United States trading on Friday with fears that hurricane Irma could cause extensive damage to the Florida economy which would also have an important impact in undermining overall demand for crude. (more...)
SC to hear plea seeking investigation into lawmakers' disproportionate assets SC to hear plea seeking investigation into lawmakers' disproportionate assets
- September 12, 2017

The report has been filed in a sealed cover as per the directions of the SC. According to a report in DNA newspaper, the NGO has submitted a list of 26 Lok Sabha MPs, 257 MLAs and 11 Rajya Sabha MPs, whose wealth witnessed a 500 percent increase between two elections. (more...)
Hilton Head International Airport set to resume commercial service on Tuesday Hilton Head International Airport set to resume commercial service on Tuesday
- September 12, 2017

The status of flights from Orlando Sanford International Airport for Tuesday were unavailable late Monday afternoon. Six flights from Columbia Metropolitan Airport were canceled Monday while a seventh was delayed as the outer bands of Tropical Storm Irma swept across the Southeast. (more...)
Hydro One sending crews to Florida to help restore power after Irma Hydro One sending crews to Florida to help restore power after Irma
- September 12, 2017

Gulf Power officials reported 4,600 customers' power had been restored since Irma began impacting the company's service area late Sunday night. "Restoring power to our Gulf Power customers is our priority". In the past, FirstEnergy and its employees have been honored by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) with its "Emergency Assistance Award" for the mutual assistance the company has provided during winter and summer storms. (more...)
Indian benchmarks end higher on Monday, Nifty crosses 10000 after Aug 7 Indian benchmarks end higher on Monday, Nifty crosses 10000 after Aug 7
- September 12, 2017

The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index climbed 1 percent. Bharti Airtel shares edged down marginally. Germany'sThyssenKrupp said it could reach an in principle agreement this month to merge its European steel business with that of Tata Steel . (more...)