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Oil eases on oversupply as calls for producer talks draw skepticism
- August 22, 2016

It expects the demand growth to a slowdown from 1.4 million barrels per day this year to 1.2 million barrels/day in 2017. On Wednesday, the cartel said that Saudi Arabia, OPEC's top exporter, raised its production to 10.67 million barrels per day in July, a record high. (more...)
Surprise! Eagles WR Dorial Green-Beckham may play against Steelers Surprise! Eagles WR Dorial Green-Beckham may play against Steelers
- August 22, 2016

Antwon Blake missed a tackle as soon as the catch was made, then the 31-year-old Ginn outraced the other Titans to the end zone. "That's not a reach". Panthers: Tight end Greg Olsen didn't play because of back spasms. Second in the National Football League last season with 35 TD passes, Bortles connected with T.J. (more...)
More Southern California wildfire evacuation orders lifted
- August 22, 2016

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention said Sunday the 6-square-mile fire in Lower Lake is now 95 percent contained. The San Bernardino County Shelter Operations Compound continues to provide services to resident clients and their pets at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville. (more...)
Founder of top boy bands dies in prison
- August 22, 2016

In '90s, Pearlman, inspired by the late '80s success of the New Kids on the Block, formed his own record label and launched a national talent search to find pop music's next big stars. An official cause of death was not announced. The disgraced music mogul was serving a 25-year sentence after being convicted on fraud charges in 2008 for his involvement in a huge Ponzi scheme that swindled 1,700 investors out of $500 million (£382 million). (more...)
At Least Seven People Dead Following Historic Louisiana Flooding
- August 22, 2016

Waters were receding in some northern and western areas of the flood zone, while other areas were still in an active emergency, the governor said. "It is something that is going to take months upon months to recover from", Ard said. In Ascension Parish, some small towns were already inundated. The reason for the conflicting death tolls was not immediately clear. "This is a historic flooding event", Gov. (more...)
Arianna Huffington Steps Down at Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington Steps Down at Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief
- August 22, 2016

A $4.4 billion deal which saw Verizon Communications Inc. acquire the Huffington Post from AOL sometime last year had initially raised skepticism about Ms. Both Kenny Lerer and Eric Hippeau helped to launch The Huffington Post in the early days, serving as co-founder and CEO, respectively. Others are less sure the site will not change. (more...)
Cisco To Cut Jobs While Moving Toward Software Business
- August 22, 2016

It cited a need to optimise its cost base in lower growth areas and to further invest in "key priority areas" such as security, IoT, collaboration, next generation data centres and cloud. Underlining Cisco's struggles to revitalise growth, the company on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter sales that declined 2 per cent from a year earlier in a "challenging macro environment". (more...)
Trudeau on Tragically Hip: 'Soundtrack of our lives'
- August 22, 2016

Vedder paused the show at Chicago's Wrigley Field to give support to the Tragically Hip singer and his battle with terminal brain cancer. Trudeau was among the fans attending what is expected to be the band's final show, in Kingston, Ont., on Saturday night. (more...)
Krauthammer: The 'Real Scandal' Is What's Behind $400M Cash Payment to Iran Krauthammer: The 'Real Scandal' Is What's Behind $400M Cash Payment to Iran
- August 22, 2016

Has the Iran nuclear deal changed anything? "Speaking of lies, we now know from the State Department announcement that President Obama lied about the $400 million dollars in cash that was flown to Iran", he told a rally in Thursday in North Carolina. (more...)
Hillary Clinton delivers economic address in Warren, Mich.
- August 22, 2016

It is the campaign's latest effort to pressure Republican Donald Trump into releasing his own returns. Clinton's campaign also released 10 years of returns from running mate Tim Kaine and his wife, Anne Holton. While presidential candidates aren't mandated to release their returns, it's become an expected rite of passage if you're a major party nominee. Clinton aides say she's taking nothing for granted, noting the US remains a deeply politically divided country. (more...)
Tragically Hip lead singer Gord Downie says goodbye in his hometown
- August 22, 2016

Formed in the 1980s with roots in blues and rock, The Hip's tracks are about local culture, Canadian literature, small towns and ice hockey - and the band has become an indelible part of the country's identity. "It's very encouraging to hear Mr. Downie use his celebrity to endorse the work of Prime Minister Trudeau", FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said in a written statement. (more...)
Night Tube Offers London Nighttime Travel Option
- August 22, 2016

Tube trains will operate through the night on the busy Central and Victoria lines on Friday and Saturday nights, with trains stopping at 51 stations. There are also plans to expand the service to parts of the Metropolitan, Circle, District, and Hammersmith & City lines after modernisation and on parts of the London Overground in 2017 and the Docklands Light Railway by 2021. (more...)
Donald Trump hikes campaign spending but total is still behind Hillary Clinton Donald Trump hikes campaign spending but total is still behind Hillary Clinton
- August 22, 2016

Trump noted the GOP's ties to Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican president and the chief executive who issued the proclamation freeing slaves, and said, "I want our party to be a home of the African-American voter once again". "The fact the Clinton Foundation is still taking foreign contributions until the election, but not after, is a sign they know those donations lead to conflicts of interest, " Trump spokesman Jason Miller said in a statement, calling for the foundation to immediately ... (more...)
GOP chairman says Trump 'getting into a groove' GOP chairman says Trump 'getting into a groove'
- August 22, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan is focusing on re-electing his members and Senators John McCain and Marco Rubioare devoting their time to their own races. Trump told supporters in Charlotte he would "speak the truth" on behalf of Americans who have lost jobs and been failed by government run by "insiders" who only look out for themselves. (more...)
The Statistics Don't Lie: Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) Earnings Preview
- August 22, 2016

Founded in 1891, Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a leading low-priced USA silver producer with operating mines in Alaska, Idaho and Mexico, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. Hecla Mining Co.'s (HL), a part of Basic Materials sector and belongs to Silver industry; ended its day with a gain of 1.29% and finalized at the price of $7.08. (more...)
Trump says GOP must improve its outreach to black voters
- August 22, 2016

The Aug. 14-18 survey showed 42 percent of Americans supported Clinton ahead of the November 8 general election. Donald Trump has continued to show signs of trying to reach out to new supporters he'll need if he is to beat Hillary Clinton to the White House. (more...)
Market gun attack kills 13 in India's northeast
- August 22, 2016

At least 12 civilians were killed on Friday, August 5 when militants in military fatigues opened random fire at a busy market in Assam's Kokrajhar town. The militants also lobbed grenades and started firing indiscriminately at the security forces and the public. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi tweeted that news of the terror attack in Kokrajhar was extremely worrying. (more...)
Brazil's former Federation Internationale de Football Association soccer boss Joao Havelange, 100, dies
- August 22, 2016

Joao Havelange ruled Federation Internationale de Football Association from 1974 until 1998. "Thanks to Joao Havelange , football is the world's leading sport - not only from a social, cultural and economic perspective, but also in terms of its political impact". (more...)
Frank Ocean's long-awaited album is here
- August 22, 2016

Earlier this week, Ocean dropped a visual album, Endless. And on his previous albums and mixtapes, he's always found ways to work BMW E30s, 5.0 Mustangs, Integras and more into his videos, album art, lyrics and titles. The visual album is here. He announced the news on his Boys Don't Cry website . Taking a look at an unnamed illegal torrenting site, you'll find this very important information on how many people are actually downloading and uploading the album . (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal performed well against Leicester City'
- August 22, 2016

Arsenal are hoping to do a £25m deal for Valencia central defender Shkodran Mustafi before the transfer deadline. " Yes, I will consider them for selection this weekend ", said Wenger, according to the official club website . "Spending the money and buying a top player, that is different". We lost the first match [2-1 against Hull] and now we have to fight to get something good. (more...)

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