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Police hold anti-austerity protest in northern Greece Police hold anti-austerity protest in northern Greece
- September 13, 2016

Easing concern across Europe, Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters during a joint news conference with top European Union officials Friday that a "common understanding" had emerged and that a consensus could be reached. The Eurogroup must decide whether Greece has done enough to "meet the milestones agreed in its financial assistance programme", according to the agenda on the European Council website - and some sources say the answer will be "no". (more...)
Linde, Praxair Said to Terminate Merger Discussions Linde, Praxair Said to Terminate Merger Discussions
- September 13, 2016

The statement by Praxair did not disclose the reason for the termination of the talks. But discussions about details, "specifically about governance aspects, did not result in a mutual understanding", the company said. "We were not convinced about that the merger would be beneficial for Linde shareholders", he wrote in a note. A deal would have accelerated consolidation sweeping the industrial gas sector, where slower economic growth has weakened demand in the manufacturing, metals and ... (more...)
Fed's Brainard: Move cautiously before hiking interest rates Fed's Brainard: Move cautiously before hiking interest rates
- September 13, 2016

The confirmation that North Korea conducted its second nuclear test this year, created more uneasiness among foreign investors, already tired after a Fed regional president stated that the entity would not wait much longer to increase interest rates. (more...)
Ireland to appeal against Apple's $14.5 million European Union tax bill Ireland to appeal against Apple's $14.5 million European Union tax bill
- September 13, 2016

Apple constructed its company to use the tax regime. The commission has recently turned its focus to tax laws introduced by member countries that have an obvious aim of attracting investment and jobs by reducing tax bills for multinational corporations. (more...)
Cool Start, Warm Finish Cool Start, Warm Finish
- September 13, 2016

Highs to start the work week will be in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. Temperatures will be warm back into the 80s, however, not quite as hot as last couple of days. WEEKEND OUTLOOK: A 50/50 weekend is shaping up for the region. That night, clouds will be on the increase as our next front and shower chance return. (more...)
USA stalls North Dakota oil pipeline
- September 13, 2016

Owned by Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the $3.8 billion, 1,172-mile project would carry almost a half-million barrels of crude oil daily from North Dakota's oil fields through South Dakota and Iowa to an existing pipeline in Patoka, Illinois, where shippers can access Midwest and Gulf Coast markets. (more...)
PIA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes
- September 13, 2016

In the United States, replacement devices will be issued to exchange program participants upon completion of the CPSC process. Over the weekend, Philippine budget carrier Cebu Pacific also announced it was prohibiting the use and charging of the Note 7 units onboard its planes, following global carriers such as Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Australia's Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia . (more...)
Watch Michel Gondry's Steamy Music Video For The White Stripes' Watch Michel Gondry's Steamy Music Video For The White Stripes' "City Lights"
- September 13, 2016

As White plucks his guitar and reaches into his falsetto for forlorn, yet hopeful lyrics, an anonymous person hops into a shower and uses the condensation to illustrate scenes described in the song. Previous The Whites Stripes video collaborator, French director Michael Gondry created a video for " City Lights " without alerting anyone of his intentions, surprising White and Third Man Records with his creation. (more...)
Bangladesh factory owner, others being probed as toll from fire rises
- September 13, 2016

Almost 70 people were injured in the fire triggered by explosion, said the official. Officials said that Bangladesh fire fighters, after hectic efforts of eight hours, managed to put out the blaze, which was spreading to other adjacent buildings Saturday at around 3p.m. (more...)
A visa fee for European travel could become reality, admits home secretary
- September 13, 2016

She said: "I think that work permits certainly has value". Such a move would "not be particularly desirable, but we don't rule it out because we have to be allowed a free hand to get the best negotiation", she said. "What has been achieved in Northern Ireland over the past decades is extraordinary, but there is a long way still to go", he said. Introduced in 2009, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, USA immigration authorities assess whether a visitor is eligible to enter the country under its ... (more...)
NFL to review Panthers' medical handling of Cam Newton hit
- September 13, 2016

The hit in question was the final one absorbed by Newton - a violent collision by Broncos safety Darian Stewart that left Newton on his hands and knees while teammates checked on him. The union has questioned why Newton didn't undergo a cognitive exam on the sideline during the game. They say, 'Oh, but he runs the ball so much.' Well, every single one of those times he was hit he was playing quarterback. (more...)
PGA TOUR: Rory is back!
- September 13, 2016

I played some great golf and holed some great putts this week. McIlroy has added a substantial amount of muscle to his frame over the last number of years, with Nick Faldo one of many analysts to question whether such gym work is necessary for the four-time Major victor to fulfill his potential as a golfer. (more...)
Mike Pence Facing Heat for Declining to Call David Duke 'Deplorable'
- September 13, 2016

Clinton has since expressed regret for her statements about Trump's supporters. When Blitzer mentions avid Trump supporter David Duke and the fact that a lot of people would consider his views deplorable Pence fired back with, "I'm not really sure why the media keeps dropping David Duke's name". (more...)
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) Earns Hold Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) Earns Hold Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
- September 13, 2016

The company has an Average Rating of 2.18 based on analysts tracked by Thomson Reuters. Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. After the day began at $58.26, the company was seen hitting $58.90 as its intraday high price and $57.44 as its bottom price. (more...)
Tim Kaine Won't Say When He First Learned of Hillary Clinton's Pneumonia Tim Kaine Won't Say When He First Learned of Hillary Clinton's Pneumonia
- September 13, 2016

Clinton fell ill during a 9/11 memorial event Sunday and was videotaped struggling to get into a van. "I've just been on the campaign since July 22". "Then she started to make fun of me because I was sitting reading endless debate prep memos and she said our staffs know how to kill a lot of trees by putting together massive books". (more...)
United Natural Foods Q4 Profit Down United Natural Foods Q4 Profit Down
- September 13, 2016

United Natural Foods updated its FY17 guidance to $2.53-2.63 EPS. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.07. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company's stock . (more...)
Record US soybean crop to be bigger than expected - USDA
- September 13, 2016

Monday the Department has announced that it was wrong in its previous forecasts, and that improved crop conditions during August will result in a higher than expected soybean yields and production. The "USDA got a lot more aggressive on yield than what the trade was expecting", Ted Seifried, chief market strategist at Zaner Group LLC in Chicago, said in a telephone interview. (more...)
Driver killed, 18 hurt in Denver airport school bus crash
- September 13, 2016

A Denver Health Medical Center representative gave a statement earlier and discussed that five patients were promptly brought into the facility; now, two are suffering from major life-threatening injuries, two are in severe condition, and the other individual is in fair condition. (more...)
USGS upgrading Oklahoma quake to 5.8 magnitude USGS upgrading Oklahoma quake to 5.8 magnitude
- September 13, 2016

Geological Survey ( USGS ) announced Wednesday. The move broadened restrictions to 67 disposal wells - 32 of which must indefinitely cease operating - but softened restrictions on others after further study , according to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. (more...)
JB Hi-Fi to acquire the Good Guys JB Hi-Fi to acquire the Good Guys
- September 13, 2016

The acquisition will result in a combined footprint of 295 stores throughout Australia and New Zealand, and enhance the company's growth platform through the opportunity to open new The Good Guys stores in catchment areas that are now underrepresented. (more...)