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Brazilian lawmakers debate stripping ex-speaker of his seat
- September 14, 2016

Ivan Valente, deputy of the PSOL Party (Socialism and Liberty Party) from Sao Paulo, made an impassioned call for his removal, saying that Cunha was corrupt and that he had to go for justice to prevail, before chanting "Cunha Out". "The general defeat of Cunha is also a defeat of Temer". If he had remained speaker, Cunha would have been next in line for the presidency if anything happened to Temer. (more...)
European Union rejects Apple's claims tax ruling was 'political'
- September 14, 2016

So I think it clearly suggests this is politics at play. Apple's chief executive says the company has put aside "several billion dollars" to pay tax liabilities in the United States as it repatriates some of its huge overseas earnings. (more...)
Charter foes say ed chair should resign over $100K donation Charter foes say ed chair should resign over $100K donation
- September 14, 2016

Rosenberg said it's no surprise that Baker nominated a charter school supporter to the board, since the governor is a charter school supporter himself. According to WBUR, 50 percent of respondents say they would vote to legalize marijuana, while 45 percent oppose legalization. Five percent are undecided or said they don't know. (more...)
Duterte accuses 'yellow' forces of using human rights to sow intrigue
- September 14, 2016

Well, this isn't really a surprise, since Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar also claimed that Duterte is "a rockstar" in the global scene. "If they are seen there, they will really be killed", Duterte said. Duterte and National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa have been saying that numerous killings since he took office July 1 were the result of rivalries between drug syndicates or vigilantes. (more...)
Hundreds protest North Dakota pipeline in Bangor Hundreds protest North Dakota pipeline in Bangor
- September 14, 2016

Starting from roughly a dozen people when the camp formed in April in response to the prospective Dakota Access Pipeline, the Sacred Stone encampment has now climbed to over 8,000 people. For her, this protest is about more than opposing an oil pipeline. Poemoceah says he knows not everyone that can help can make it up to the camp, but his Comanches in Motion group has set up a GoFundMe page so you can help them get supplies up to North Dakota. (more...)
Dollar falters amid mixed Fed rate signals Dollar falters amid mixed Fed rate signals
- September 14, 2016

United States stocks racked up their strongest gain in two months on Monday, with the Dow rising 1.3% and the S&P 500 gaining 1.5%. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average surged 239.62 points at 18,325.07. Perrigo jumped 7.34 percent after activist investor Starboard Value disclosed a stake in the drugmaker and said it must make improvements to revive its stock. (more...)
North America beats Europe 7-4 in World Cup exhibition
- September 14, 2016

Age may not matter when it comes to North America either, even if expectations lie lower for that very reason. Chiarelli didn't read too much into Game 1's decisive win, as Team Europe had several different factors to contend with, including recent Olympic qualification games and extended travel time, and believes Team Europe will prove to be tougher competition once the tournament gets into full swing on September 17. (more...)
Clinton defends herself against charges her campaign lacked transparency
- September 14, 2016

Clinton on Sunday morning abruptly left a 9/11 memorial in NY and her campaign initially told reporters that Clinton had been "overheated". "There's no other undisclosed condition". "We were focused on making sure to track down her doctor, making sure that she had the quickest possible access to medical attention", campaign manager Robby Mook added. (more...)
California governor vetoes 'tampon tax' bill, 6 others
- September 14, 2016

He says if lawmakers want to add tax breaks, they should consider them during annual budget deliberations. SB 907 by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) - Personal income taxes: gross income exclusion: mortgage debt forgiveness . Every month we are told our periods are a luxury, while also being told they are something to be ashamed of and we must hide. Other states like Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire and DE have no sales tax at all. (more...)
Donald Trump Projects Image of Endurance as Health Woes Sideline Hillary Clinton
- September 14, 2016

He added that the same thing has happened to her on multiple occasions over the years when she got severely dehydrated. "What happened this time, though, was it didn't dissipate, and that's why when I got off the road on Friday, I did go to see my doctor, and that's when I was diagnosed with pneumonia", she said. (more...)
CFPB uncovers Wells Fargo scheme, scores major win for consumers CFPB uncovers Wells Fargo scheme, scores major win for consumers
- September 14, 2016

Brian Kennedy was surprised when he logged onto the Wells Fargo website to pay his mortgage and discovered he had a checking account he never asked for. It also appears the bank failed to adequately monitor the incentive programs, regulators said. Feuer's office sued the bank previous year, alleging Wells Fargo "victimized their customers by using pernicious and often illegal sales tactics", including unrealistic quotas and policies that have "driven bankers to engage in fraudulent ... (more...)
IIP for July down by 2.4%; inflation for August remains at 5.05% IIP for July down by 2.4%; inflation for August remains at 5.05%
- September 14, 2016

In the preceding month July, CPI inflation was at a almost two-year high of 6.07 per cent. But prices have started to pick up and are expected to keep rising following the Bank of England's decision to cut interest rates in the aftermath of the UK's vote to leave the European Union, and the fall in the value of the pound. (more...)
Burlywood Capital granted exclusivity with Football Pools proposal Burlywood Capital granted exclusivity with Football Pools proposal
- September 14, 2016

Betting company Sportech moved a step closer to selling The Football Pools after entering exclusive talks with a group of gambling industry veterans over a deal to spin off the 93-year-old business for nearly £100m. Sportech , which bought up the businesses and rebranded them, has since set about overhauling the game for the digital age. But announcing half-year results a few weeks ago, Sportech chief executive ian Penrose said: the pools business had made a six-month profit of £7m and ... (more...)
Investors ease up on FTSE 100 selling spree Investors ease up on FTSE 100 selling spree
- September 14, 2016

Meanwhile, the FTSE 100 was down 0.06% or 4.2 points at 6696.8 points. Sterling fell to a one-week low and the FTSE 100 logged its second straight day of losses after inflation data showed consumer prices dodging the effects of a weaker pound in August. (more...)
India, US agree to strengthen intelligence sharing mechanism India, US agree to strengthen intelligence sharing mechanism
- September 14, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appears with India's external affairs minister Shushma Swaraj as he addresses reporters during a news conference Tuesday in New Delhi, India , after the U.S. Kerry said society which does not give equal opportunities to its citizens makes them a potential extremist or terrorist. "And the talks can only resume if these expectations were met", she added. (more...)
Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Given Average Rating of Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
- September 14, 2016

Analysts Review of Stocks: Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE:CXW), First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company. In the same period previous year, the company posted EPS of $0.25. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.11%. In other news, Vice Chairman Richard J. (more...)
UK's May Talks Brexit With EU's Tusk
- September 14, 2016

At their first one-to-one meeting since May became prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union at a June 23 referendum, Tusk said the British leader should start the formal procedure to leave the bloc as soon as possible. (more...)
15 years after 9/11, the USA is still bombing 6 countries 15 years after 9/11, the USA is still bombing 6 countries
- September 14, 2016

The Sept 11 attacks gave birth to the United States war on terror, which initially focused on Al-Qaeda and the Taleban. Given public antipathy to sending hundreds of thousands of troops to Syria and Iraq , plans by Clinton and Trump to fight ISIS stress intensified air strikes, increased intelligence resources and an ideological challenge to the Islamic extremists. (more...)
Asian stocks sink after Wall St tumbles on Fed rate jitters Asian stocks sink after Wall St tumbles on Fed rate jitters
- September 14, 2016

On Monday, his peer Lael Brainard failed to echo the more hawkish tone, helping Wall Street to recover strongly. USA equity markets plunged Friday with all major indices falling over 2% as money flowed out of stocks and into treasuries after Boston Fed president Eric Rosengren said there was a "reasonable chance" the Fed will raise rates this month. (more...)
Ronaldo believes Madrid can retain Champions League Ronaldo believes Madrid can retain Champions League
- September 14, 2016

Real, the most successful club in the competition's history, won another Champions League trophy back in May this year when they beat Madrid rivals Atletico in the final. "It is not easy to win the Champions League but we are on the right path", Marcelo told reporters. We are playing against our boy and he is playing against the team where he formed himself as a player. (more...)

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