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Chile see final against Argentina as World Cup final
- June 29, 2016

Will Leonardo . sorry, Lionel help his team win in 2017? "They are winners. Before we play a tournament, they are convinced they are going to win", Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said. "This is one of the keys to their win". The defending champions lost another midfielder in the first half when Pedro Pablo Hernandez departed with a knee injury following a collision near midfield. (more...)
Clinton, Warren meet for first 2016 campaign event
- June 28, 2016

The two women have never been close, according to aides, who note they didn't overlap in the Senate and worked in different corners of the Obama administration. As the 2016 presidential election continues to heat up, candidates are turning to general-election-oriented advertising to reach potential voters. The comment , made by Trump's newly promoted campaign chair Paul Manafort in passing during an interview on Meet the Press Saturday, was meant to speak to Trump's strengths: The ... (more...)
Intel considering selling off its cyber security business McAfee Intel considering selling off its cyber security business McAfee
- June 27, 2016

Intel purchased McAfee for $7.7 billion in 2011. Intel's acquisition of McAfee is believed to have been aimed to not only add security features to its PC chips, but also to expand into new areas, such as mobile phones and other personal electronic devices since security is now a fundamental component of online computing. (more...)
Trump slips further behind Clinton in two new polls Trump slips further behind Clinton in two new polls
- June 27, 2016

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles as she speaks during a campaign rally in Central Falls. Reese also pointed out that the organization received more grants during the administration of President George H.W. Forty-two percent of respondents say they'd likely vote for Clinton and 35 percent say they'd likely vote for Trump . Trump faced a widespread outcry over his attacks on a judge of Mexican heritage who is overseeing a lawsuit against Trump University. (more...)
We dont need people like Mukhtar Ansari in party: Akhilesh We dont need people like Mukhtar Ansari in party: Akhilesh
- June 27, 2016

He said that the U-turn on the merger of mafia don Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal (QED) with SP will have little impact on the masses as nobody is ready to belive what is being projected now by the chief minister. QED was founded in 2010 by Mukhtar, along with his brothers Afzal Ansari, who is now its president, and Sigbatullaha Ansari. "I don't take decisions after taking permission of uncle", he said. (more...)
Vladimir Putin warns that Russian Federation will respond to 'aggressive actions' by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
- June 27, 2016

In 1996 they upgraded their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination and in 2001, they signed the Sino-Russian Good-Neighborly Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation. Chinese companies and banks also have been cautious about developing their business in Russia, fearing that it could adversely affect their operations elsewhere due to the spiraling Russia-West tensions and Western sanctions. (more...)
Boeing confirms passenger aircraft deal with Iran Air
- June 26, 2016

According to The Times of Israel , Iran Air, the country's national carrier, said Monday it wanted to buy a large quantity of the Boeing 737s and 777s from the Chicago-based manufacturer. Iran signed a major deal worth $27 billion with Airbus in January to purchase 118 planes from the company. French officials in April said the transaction was in the final stages of winning approval from the U.S. (more...)
Facing a moral dilemma over driverless cars
- June 26, 2016

The driverless vehicle's wheels are faster than the pedestrians' feet, and a collision is inevitable. If a self-driving car's brakes fail and it's a choice between slamming into a crowd of 10 pedestrians or killing one passenger, 76 percent of people endorse the vehicle making a simple utilitarian decision. (more...)
Details of Boeing's Sales Agreement With Iran Emerges
- June 26, 2016

An Iranian official told Reuters on Wednesday that the provisional deal between Iran and Boeing covers 109 aircraft, including Boeing's 737, 777 and 747 models. "I am disappointed a company that has given so much to our region and the country through its ingenuity and leadership has made a decision to sign a deal with Iran , who continues to be the world's largest state-sponsor of terror and has proven time and time again to be undeserving of our trust", Reichert said. (more...)
US Stocks Plunge on 'Brexit' Vote
- June 26, 2016

The weekly declines in the S&P 500 and Dow industrials, both off 1.6 percent, were the largest since February, and the Nasdaq's 1.9 percent drop was marginally lower than the previous week's. "The Brexit victory is a victory for uncertainty across worldwide financial markets", said Nigel Green, founder and CEO of financial consultancy deVere Group. (more...)
Global stocks tumble after Britain votes to leave the EU
- June 26, 2016

Kenya's central bank said it was ready to temper market volatility, while counterparts including Thailand said they were monitoring the situation in their locations. "The stability of the foreign exchange markets is of utmost importance for global growth but now the foreign exchange markets are 'extremely nervous", Aso said. (more...)
Finding Dory blows box office records out of the water
- June 26, 2016

Finding Nemo is estimated to have taken $339.7 million overall and was previously one of the highest grossing Pixar films. How will " Finding Dory " do as a whole? That represents Pixar's biggest opening ever, topping " Toy Story 3's " opening bow of $110.3 million in 2010. (more...)
Katie Ledecky's 400 IM Swim "Still to Be Decided" (Full Video)
- June 26, 2016

Maggie Nichols, a member of last fall's gold-medal winning world championship team, finished outside the top five in both of her events - uneven bars and balance beam - in her first competition since tearing the meniscus in her knee in April. (more...)
Senate gun compromise survives, may not advance
- June 25, 2016

So many innocent lives have been snuffed out by people with serious mental disorders, or an obsession with some hate group. The unique circumstances surrounding the Orlando shooting seem to have much to do with that. And Democrats - who, as part of the ever-tightening gridlock in Washington, D.C. - overwhelmingly blocked two Republican proposals. Without it, the legislation would sink. (more...)
Australia PM sees uncertainty, instability as UK on brink of Brexit
- June 25, 2016

Financial market slumps readily trigger economic downturns. The euro lost 3 pc against the dollar, since markets fear a political and economic weakening of the EU, which would turn into a 27-member Union. Aussie wine makers and other exporters could also potentially benefit from new trade deals with Britain. In Britain, which had joined the Economic Community (EEC) in 1973, Brexit partisans rejoiced loudly. (more...)
Facebook is training its employees to manage their political bias Facebook is training its employees to manage their political bias
- June 25, 2016

Brooks also attended a private meeting between Facebook executives and prominent conservative leaders following the controversy. The company also hosted more than a dozen conservative leaders , including Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint, at its Menlo Park, California, headquarters on May 18 to address the fallout. (more...)
Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet
- June 25, 2016

As recently as Thursday, Sanders declined an opportunity to endorse Clinton when asked, during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, whether he was prepared to do so that evening. As he has said all month, Sanders is not ending his presidential campaign until the Democratic convention. Sanders' comments came just days after he told C-SPAN that it didn't appear he would become the party's nominee. (more...)
Mortgage rates inch up for the week Mortgage rates inch up for the week
- June 24, 2016

Their purchases have driven rates lower. As high demand and low vacancy rates continue to increase rental prices, according to U.S. News , eager buyers might find that today's low-rate market makes it more advantageous to become a homeowner than continue renting. (more...)
US Federal Reserve keeps interest rate unchanged
- June 24, 2016

The Fed raised its benchmark rate in December from record lows to a range of 0.25 percent to 0.50 percent. "Exactly what the reasons are for that slowing, it's hard to say.We should not overblow the significance of one data point, especially when other indicators of the labor market are still flashing green.The committee doesn't feel and doesn't expect, and I don't expect, that labor market, progress in the labor market has come to an end". (more...)
Sterling plunges as early European Union vote counts hint at Brexit
- June 24, 2016

The pound continued to rise to just over $1.47 earlier on Tuesday, building on its biggest one-day surge against the dollar for almost eight years on Monday, before falling back slightly in late afternoon trading. "They got it right on the general election a year ago, and on the Scottish referendum in September 2014, which made them a more reliable source than the polls". (more...)

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