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British PM May agrees to involve Parliament in Brexit talks
- October 16, 2016

Asked in the House of Commons by Labour MP Angela Eagle whether her backing meant there would now be a vote on her Brexit plans, she avoided the question, responding instead: "The idea that Parliament somehow wasn't going to be able to discuss, debate, question issues around [Brexit] was frankly, completely wrong". (more...)
Indians down Blue Jays in Major League Baseball series opener
- October 16, 2016

And we got some guys on base early, a lot of the innings, we couldn't get that big hit. But both men kept zeroes on the board until the bottom of the sixth. Meanwhile Cleveland had just two baserunners and one of them was erased on a double play. Goins was lifted for pinch-hitter Darwin Barney in the seventh inning. (more...)
Stock within Insider Trading Spotlight: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) Stock within Insider Trading Spotlight: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU)
- October 15, 2016

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $27 on Dec 7, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $14.76 on Jun 27, 2016. (NASDAQ:JBLU) opened at 17.77 on Thursday. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for JetBlue Airways Corporation is 1.7%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -14.3%. (more...)
Metropolitan Police urge calm over 'killer clown' sightings
- October 15, 2016

The Chronicle has seen a blurry picture of what appears to be a clown at Micheldever Station, and there have also been Facebook posts about people dressing up as clowns in Weeke. However, in recent days, there have been reports of American folk fighting back with one clown-clad man beaten up on with a baseball bat on Thursday after attempting to scare a vehicle full of people. (more...)
Billionaire Buffett fires back at Trump on tax claims
- October 15, 2016

Billionaire Warren Buffet felt required to speak out after Donald Trump mention his name among others while complaining on Sunday night that he felt personally persecuted when people peeked into his tax returns. Buffett also said in his statement that the charitable deductions he took in 2015 don't reflect the half of what he gave to charity previous year. (more...)
Syria's president: Victory in Aleppo would be 'springboard'
- October 15, 2016

Syria peace envoy Staffan de Mistura has offered to escort members of an Islamist militant group, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, out of Aleppo if that would entice Damascus to forge a ceasefire with the remaining rebels. The ensuing surge in fighting has accompanied a large-scale government offensive, backed by Russian air power . Aleppo has become a focal point in the 5-year Syrian civil war, which the United Nations said already had cost around 400,000 lives in an estimate earlier this year. (more...)
Kershaw, Jansen play Dodgers heroes Kershaw, Jansen play Dodgers heroes
- October 15, 2016

Turned out the three-time NL Cy Young Award victor would get a pair of outs in his first relief appearance since the 2009 playoffs. Seven hours earlier, in that exact spot, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts cornered Jansen with a plan concocted by a gaggle of coaches and executives - from pitching coach Rick Honeycutt all the way up to baseball operations president Andrew Friedman - so the club could survive a winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series . (more...)
Oil Output Climbs, Prices Fall
- October 15, 2016

The International Energy Agency said global oil supply could fall in line with demand more quickly if OPEC and Russian Federation agree to a steep enough cut in production, but it is unclear how rapidly this might happen. The IEA said further increases from those three nations means bigger cuts would have to be made by others, such as Saudi Arabia, to hit the reduction target. (more...)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte laughs off sacking rumours
- October 15, 2016

New Blues boss Antonio Conte also prefers the Belgian to play out wide although he proved just how effective he could be from a more central position for Belgium during the global break. Now it is more hard for Conte than me. While Kante has been one of Chelsea's stand-out performers so far this season, there was one big visible error in the defeat at Arsenal. (more...)
Buttler wins toss, England bowls 1st against Bangladesh Buttler wins toss, England bowls 1st against Bangladesh
- October 15, 2016

Mortaza then brought his bowling skill into play, picking up 4-29, including three wickets in his opening spell that left England tottering at 26-3. Mushfiqur Rahim in next. Rahim, who made 21, top-edged the paceman to fine leg where Moeen Ali took a superb catch. England's form in the 50-over format of the game has improved dramatically since their Pool stage exit at the 2015 World Cup, and Stokes believes the team's hard work is starting to pay dividends. (more...)
Samsung sending fire-proof boxes for Galaxy Note 7 returns
- October 15, 2016

With the dent in revenue, operating profit will be lower by mid-two trillion won in the fourth quarter and about a trillion won in the first three months of 2017, Samsung said. The company said it would focus its efforts on its other flagship models like Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge to make up for the loss in sales from the discontinued Note 7. (more...)
Others at Wells Fargo must be held accountable
- October 15, 2016

I know no better individual to lead this company forward than Tim Sloan. Wells Fargo was formerly the most valuable USA bank but has since fallen behind JPMorgan Chase (JPM). Ms Tolstedt announced in July that she would retire from the bank this year and had been expected to leave with as much as 125 million dollars (£102 million) in salary, stock options and other compensation. (more...)
Trent Thad Sells 11390 Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) Stock
- October 15, 2016

ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON) has the market capitalization of $4.96 Billion. In a report released on Thursday October 13, 2016 Vetr Inc. increased the stock price target of ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:ON) to $12.48 reporting a possible upside of 0.08%. (more...)
Expect the unexpected when Blue Jays and Indians play in ALCS
- October 15, 2016

Since coming to the Blue Jays in a deal from Milwaukee as an assumed sixth starter or long reliever, Estrada has given the Blue Jays 27.2 excellent playoff innings over four starts with a 1.95 ERA and.182 opponent's average. With the 2016 ALCS set to begin, the staff at Jays From the Couch offer up their Toronto Blue. Edwin Encarnacion hit a walk-off home run against the Orioles that still hasn't landed, and they put away the Rangers in game three on a walk-off error. (more...)
Newton practices for 2nd straight day following concussion
- October 15, 2016

However, he has been beat up and suffered a concussion against the Falcons. It may of only been a matter of time before that happened for Newton. A successful pass rush is no longer just getting to the quarterback; like no quarterback in the league other than arguably Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger, Newton is capable of shrugging off the big loss even when he's in the arms of a defender. (more...)
US Fed closer to interest rate hike US Fed closer to interest rate hike
- October 15, 2016

The Boston Fed president was one of three dissenters at the September Fed meeting, wanting the central bank to lift interest rates by a quarter percentage point. Officials also lowered their estimates of how much they would likely raise rates in the years to come. With inflation continuing to run below the Committee's 2 percent target and few signs of increased pressure on wages and prices, most of these participants thought it would be appropriate to await further evidence. (more...)
Clinton's momentum continues to surge following Trump audio leak
- October 15, 2016

Twenty-eight percent (28%) say Trump's comments are worse, but almost as many (26%) think the behavior of the two men is about the same. In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton's lead over Trump increases to 13 points, 51 percent to 38 percent. (more...)
Trump's 'p***y grab' comments disgust women, but change few opinions Trump's 'p***y grab' comments disgust women, but change few opinions
- October 15, 2016

Pence, who is married and has two daughters, also canceled what was to be a joint appearance with Trump Saturday in Wisconsin with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Gov. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who feuded bitterly with Trump during the GOP primaries but endorsed him in May, condemned Trump's comments but said nothing about his endorsement. (more...)
Security tight at Indian beach resort for BRICS summit
- October 15, 2016

The success of this summit highlights our (India-Russia) strong convergence of views on pressing issues. Ramping up bilateral ties, India and Russian Federation signed key defence deals worth billions of dollars as Moscow hopes to stave off tough competition from the Americans and the Europeans to continue being New Delhi's foremost defence supplier. (more...)
Pound nudges up to $1.23 as investors eye Brexit talks hope Pound nudges up to $1.23 as investors eye Brexit talks hope
- October 15, 2016

A "hard Brexit" is seen as leaving Britain out of European Union's single market and threatening London's role as a major financial centre. But the pound gave up some of its gains later on Wednesday after May and her Brexit minister, David Davis, appeared less concessionary in parliament. (more...)

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