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Rio Olympics 2016: Canadian Women Advance To Semifinals In Rugby Rio Olympics 2016: Canadian Women Advance To Semifinals In Rugby
- August 09, 2016

In the main press centre, condoms are free - an adventurous innovation even for this, one of the most sensuous cities on earth; yet I found myself paying BRL8 (a bit more than £2) for a croissant. In other big matches before then, Canada and Britain - both unbeaten - will meet to determine the top spot in Pool C and New Zealand will play France in Pool B. (more...)
A Private Company Has Been Allowed To Fly To The Moon
- August 09, 2016

Moon Express first filed the application with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on April 8, 2016. "The Moon Express 2017 mission approval is a landmark decision by the U.S. The governments of the USA, Russia and China also have landed manned or unmanned missions on Earth's only satellite. They still need to build and test its spacecraft which needs to be able to perform specific tasks to win the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize competition. (more...)
Thailand's military-written draft constitution seems 'approved' Thailand's military-written draft constitution seems 'approved'
- August 09, 2016

After two years of military rule, voters in Thailand have adopted a new constitution for a civilian government - which isn't to say the military is going to just hand over power. "It is a vote out of anxiety about the future". But others believe the draft constitution has a different aim: to weaken allies of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra , the central figure who has roiled Thai politics since 2006. (more...)
Parents Of 'Star Trek' Actor Killed By Jeep Are Suing
- August 09, 2016

The suit contends that the gear selector in Anton Yelchin's Jeep was defective and poorly designed and manufactured. " Anton Yelchin was crushed and lingered alive for some time, trapped and suffocating until his death", the lawsuit read. (more...)
Oil gains, but trades near 4-month lows Oil gains, but trades near 4-month lows
- August 09, 2016

Meanwhile, the Brent North Sea price for October's shipment increased US$1.30 to close at US$43.10 per barrel at the London ICE Futures Exchange. The official data suggested that crude oil imports averaged 8.288 million barrels a day in the last four weeks. (more...)
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) Downgraded by Barclays PLC to "Equal Weight"
- August 09, 2016

Over the 52-week time span, the stock notched a high price of $31.4 and its minimum price was $22.66. 05/18/2016 - Twenty-First Century Fox , Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan. evaluates and compares the efficiency of the various numbers of investments relative to the cost of investments. The senior management bring insider ownership to 51.59%, and institutional ownership is at 41.00%. (more...)
Tesla Shares Volatile After Q2 Results
- August 09, 2016

The company is also intending to repay in the third quarter the principle on $411 million of 2018 convertible notes. "People want to know what they're going to do in five to 10 years, not every quarter". Beyond the profit-and-loss numbers, however, analysts and investors alike were looking to Tesla's updates on vehicle deliveries, production targets and capital expenditure plans. (more...)
US stock indexes drift lower in early trading; oil up
- August 09, 2016

The pullback came as investors took profits off the back of record highs last week. Wall Street stocks finished lower Monday, retreating from records, despite gains for many energy equities due to higher oil prices. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude was up $1, or 2.4 percent, at $42.80 per barrel in NY. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,560. (more...)
Crude-By-Rail Inventories to the East Coast Are Dropping Crude-By-Rail Inventories to the East Coast Are Dropping
- August 09, 2016

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, the main USA oil benchmark, was trading 2.7% higher at $40.61 per barrel at the time of writing while Brent oil, the worldwide oil benchmark, was up 2.5% at $42.84 per barrel. USA gasoline stocks slumped by 3.3 million barrels last week , exceeding market forecasts of a 200,000-barrel drop, according to the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) weekly report Wednesday. (more...)
Major resort operator buying largest North American ski area Major resort operator buying largest North American ski area
- August 09, 2016

The transaction is expected to close in the fall of 2016 and current Whistler shareholders will own about 10% of the combined company's common stock. Vail is offering Whistler Blackcomb shareholders C$17.50 a share in cash and 0.0975 shares of Vail stock for a total value of C$36 a share, or 43 percent more than Whistler Blackcomb's closing price on August 5, according to a statement Monday. (more...)
Twilio Q2 sales up 70 percent with 30780 active customers Twilio Q2 sales up 70 percent with 30780 active customers
- August 09, 2016

Twilio's software is used by large companies such as Netflix Inc, WhatsApp and Uber , allowing them to speak with and text customers without exchanging contact information. Analysts project a loss of 10 cents a share and revenue of $61 million. The stock had almost tripled from its IPO price of $15 through Monday's close of $42.50. (more...)
Ivanka Trump on father's campaign: 'My role is daughter' Ivanka Trump on father's campaign: 'My role is daughter'
- August 09, 2016

But what good is her advice for the women designing her clothes who feel like they have to choose between excelling in their careers or being a mother? Inside, she candidly discusses her father's presidential campaign, whether she has plans to follow in his footsteps, and her bond with Chelsea Clinton. (more...)
USA adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment stays 4.9 pct
- August 09, 2016

S&P economist Satyam Panday said the July jobs report will give the economy "an extra boost after a mixed-bag of corporate earnings these past several days". Moreover, those with a college degree are more likely to be employed: in July 2016, Americans with a bachelor's degree or higher were 18 percentage points more likely to be employed than high school graduates. (more...)
Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP): Check on Rating & Recommendations Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP): Check on Rating & Recommendations
- August 09, 2016

That is compared with the $0.34 in earnings per share it reported during the same period past year. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.61% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 14.83%. "Underperform" verdict was shared by 2 analyst and "Outperform" recommendation was issued by 6 analyst. On 8/5/2016, shares of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) rose +3.43% in trading session and finally closed at $13.87. (more...)
Marriott-Starwood review delayed for Chinese antitrust review Marriott-Starwood review delayed for Chinese antitrust review
- August 09, 2016

The companies have had the deal approved by regulatory authorities representing 40 countries, including the USA, the EU, Canada and Japan. Stockholders of both Marriott and Starwood overwhelmingly approved proposals related to the transaction on April 8. (more...)
American teen wins first gold at Games American teen wins first gold at Games
- August 09, 2016

Thrasher was the first American to win a gold medal . On the hardwood, the story wasn't necessarily how Team USA steamrolled China (they won 119-62), but how impressive the squad looked defensively. "It's just an intense feeling of pride for my country". "I get home 20 hours before the first class", Thrasher said. "I've watched her and her sister play tennis since they were 12 or 13 and just change the game". (more...)
Delta Airlines system outage affects Evansville travelers
- August 09, 2016

Flights awaiting departure are now delayed. It sought to appease frustrated customers by offering refunds and $200 travel vouchers. "Like most other airports across the nation, our Delta flights have been affected, " Thomas said. Even brief outages can snarl traffic and cause long delays. Delta Air Lines says limited flights have begun several hours after a computer outage grounded its flights around the world and stranded thousands of people. (more...)
Trump's economic speech disrupted by series of protests Trump's economic speech disrupted by series of protests
- August 09, 2016

And he is in some trouble. A group called the Michigan People's Campaign took credit for the protests, which were aimed at Trump's recent comments about sexual harassment. "This will lead to more jobs", Trump said. "Ours is the campaign of the future". He added at one point, "I will say , the Bernie Sanders people had far more energy and spirit". (more...)
Delta struggles to take flight after global system outage Delta struggles to take flight after global system outage
- August 09, 2016

WGCL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, where Delta is based , reports the problem was first uncovered when a flight was to take off from San Francisco. He has been stuck on the ground for about three hours at Tokyo's Narita Airport on a flight that was supposed to go to Shanghai. "Delta didn't really say anything", she said. (more...)
What to watch for as United States of America faces Venezuela tonight What to watch for as United States of America faces Venezuela tonight
- August 09, 2016

Although the US are one of the most dominant teams in all of sports, they still maintain a relatively close relationship with their fans, many of whom have followed the current generation of players since they were in college. "It didn't look at all like there was any sign of nervousness or tentativeness or deferring to the other players". The Aussies, featuring five National Basketball Association players, four of them league champions, improved to 2-0 on Monday with an impressive 95-80 win ... (more...)