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Aleppo Fighting Spreads Amid Accusations of Gas Attack
- October 31, 2016

Syrian insurgents on Sunday kept up their shelling of government-controlled areas of Aleppo, killing at least seven people, including three children, state TV reported , and pushing their way with auto bombs and tanks into new territory in the western part of the city. (more...)
AT&T reaches deal to acquire Time Warner
- October 31, 2016

In a speech in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Trump said it would give the combined company "too much concentration of power". Like other telecommunications companies, AT&T has been eager to expand into the entertainment business as its mobile phone market matures. (more...)
American Horror Story Will Do a Murder House / Coven Crossover Season American Horror Story Will Do a Murder House / Coven Crossover Season
- October 31, 2016

So what do you think of this in-series crossover idea? Before American Horror Story Season 6's theme was revealed as Roanoke (and even still we're not entirely sure what to make of it), one of the suggestions of how the show might continue with its mystery season was to return to Murder House. (more...)
Japan's top three shippers to merge container shipping ops Japan's top three shippers to merge container shipping ops
- October 31, 2016

Oct 31 Shares of Japanese shippers Nippon Yusen KK, Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd jumped nearly 10 percent on Monday after the three companies said their presidents were to hold a news conference at 02.00 GMT. Underscoring the depth of the downturn, China COSCO Holdings, the flagship listed unit of COSCO, on Friday warned of a loss for the year as it failed to capitalise on a market recovery in the third quarter. (more...)
United Kingdom approves third runway at Heathrow Airport
- October 31, 2016

The decision comes after a commission into airport expansion delivered its final report in July 2015 recommending Heathrow . "No other world city would dream of subjecting so many 100's of thousands of people to more noise pollution in the way that the third runway would", U.K. (more...)
Enrollment begins Nov.1 for health insurance under Affordable Care Act
- October 31, 2016

Those who had a Premera policy in 2016 will see the smallest of those increases after two years of almost 40 percent hikes. That increase has been about 10 to 20 percent. Now, Obamacare's champions will argue that "subsidies" offset some of these premium increases for some people, but what they won't tell you is where those "subsidies" come from: your pockets. (more...)
Clinton: Trump a threat to USA democracy Clinton: Trump a threat to USA democracy
- October 31, 2016

October 20, 2016. The speakers usually poke fun at themselves and each other. The Republican presidential candidate started on a lighthearted note, as he joked about his "modesty" and his wife's convention speech, but then quickly plunged into negativity when he called Clinton "corrupt". (more...)
Donald Trump outspending Hillary Clinton on TV advertising Donald Trump outspending Hillary Clinton on TV advertising
- October 31, 2016

Half of all voters and 88 percent of her supporters said Clinton understands the needs of voters while 39 percent of all voters and 88 percent of Trump supporters say the same of him. During the general election, his campaign gifts slowed to about $2 million each month. Trump's strategy, she said, was "to make this election so dirty and ugly that we don't want any part of it". (more...)
Stock Movements Activity: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.'s (HST)
- October 31, 2016

At present, 1 analysts call it Sell, while 15 think it is Hold. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 580,929 shares of the company's stock worth $9,417,000 after buying an additional 99,375 shares during the last quarter. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our ... (more...)
Harrow's Council leader says borough will benefit from Heathrow expansion scheme Harrow's Council leader says borough will benefit from Heathrow expansion scheme
- October 31, 2016

He went on: "This isn't just a great deal for business, it's a great deal for passengers who will also benefit from access to more airlines, destinations and flights". "We must learn lessons from the Airports Commission process and ensure that any new aviation policy looks at what is best for the whole of the United Kingdom including initiatives to encourage the development of more regional long haul routes and integration of road, rail and aviation policy". (more...)
Ranbir is a great artist, feels Aamir Khan Ranbir is a great artist, feels Aamir Khan
- October 31, 2016

Along with the cast, Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's jaw-droppingly hot chemistry in the film was another reason people wanted to watch it. The twisted plot in love birds, making it a love triangle teaming up Ae Dil Hail Mushkil a flawless Bollywood Masala movie. The film stayed steady and made a good amount of collection on the second and it is expected that collections of the film will grow after Diwali . (more...)
Potash Corp Of Saskatchewan Inc. Q3 Income Falls 71% Potash Corp Of Saskatchewan Inc. Q3 Income Falls 71%
- October 31, 2016

A gap is a change in price levels of a stock between the close of one session and the opening of the next one. The firm shows the market capitalization of $100.11 Billion. (NYSE: POT ) Agricultural Chemicals on its PE ratio displays a value of 20.33 with a Forward PE of 24.08. The Closing price of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc . (more...)
Shiite family of 11 martyred by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen
- October 31, 2016

Elsewhere on Saturday, strikes killed 17 civilians and completely destroyed three residential buildings in a town southeast of third city Taez, sabanews.net said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the press. The bombing of the port and a naval and air blockade imposed by the coalition have contributed to the increasing rate of food insecurity in Yemen, which imports 90% of its food. (more...)
Tony Blair wants another vote on Brexit
- October 31, 2016

Blair also warned Jeremy Corbyn that millions of people could be left "politically homeless" if they can only choose between a "hard Brexit Tory Party and a hard-left Labour Party". We have to understand that we are not going to be conducting this negotiation with a group of European businessmen who may well decide that what they want is the maximum access into the United Kingdom, and they may be prepared to be quite forgiving, as it were. (more...)
Oil markets under pressure as Iraq seeks exemption from OPEC output limits
- October 31, 2016

Oil prices dipped on Monday, with U.S. crude briefly falling below $50 per barrel, on news of the impending restart of Britain's Buzzard oilfield and Iraq's wish to be exempted from production cuts by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec). (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation gets warrant to search emails on Clinton aide's computer Federal Bureau of Investigation gets warrant to search emails on Clinton aide's computer
- October 31, 2016

The newly discovered emails were on a device seized during a sexting investigation of disgraced former NY congressman, Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of Huma Abedin, one of Clinton's closest aides. "We never thought we were going to say "thank you" to Anthony Weiner", Trump said in Nevada. Comey's letter to Congress , which broke with Justice Department precedent, contained few details but did say investigators "cannot yet assess whether the material may or may not be significant". (more...)
BAT eyes Reynolds in tobacco mega-merger BAT eyes Reynolds in tobacco mega-merger
- October 31, 2016

The Reynolds American board of directors said it was evaluating the offer and would respond accordingly. That's a 20% premium to last night's closing price, and values the entire business at $93 billion, or an enterprise value/cash profit ratio of 16.3 times. (more...)
Tesla announces first quarterly profit in over three years
- October 31, 2016

Tesla Motors Inc reported a quarterly profit on Wednesday as record deliveries helped to offset rising expenses related to next year's roll-out of the company's mass-market Model 3 sedan. Investors have been sceptical thus far of the proposed merger between Tesla and another Musk-controlled company, SolarCity . Tesla will have to beat the pace of those third-quarter deliveries if it wants to make its guidance for the full year. (more...)
Obamacare consumers face fewer choices next year — AP Analysis Obamacare consumers face fewer choices next year — AP Analysis
- October 31, 2016

The analysis by Avalere Health finds Maryland among nine states that will have three or more participating insurers in its counties. Seven counties have only one insurer. One of the downfalls of the program is that not enough healthy people signed up for it to pay for the sick patients who did signed up "because the insurance plans that people are being offered just simply aren't of good value". (more...)
South Dakota residents have choice of 2 insurers on exchange
- October 31, 2016

Avera Health Plans and Sanford Health Plan are the insurers that will offer plans in the marketplace during the enrollment season that begins Tuesday. The study also points out the Affordable Car Act didn't change the way heath care prices are established - they're still negotiated by the large insurance carriers. (more...)