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U.S. stock indexes move lower in early trading; oil falls
- October 12, 2016

Slumping crude prices and a dour start to Wall Street's corporate earnings season pulled down US and European equities on Tuesday, while the dollar hit an eight-month high on increasing bets USA interest rates will rise in December. The maker of industrial and construction fasteners fell 2.16 dollars, or 5.1%, to 39.96 dollars. Apple rose again after rival Samsung announced it was discontinuing its Galaxy Note 7 phone, which competed with Apple's iPhone. (more...)
Mitchell Sinkler Starrpa buys $1475805 stake in United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Mitchell Sinkler Starrpa buys $1475805 stake in United Technologies Corporation (UTX)
- October 12, 2016

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.'s holdings in United Technologies Corp. were worth $17,239,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other Hedge Funds, Including, Telemus Capital reduced its stake in UTX by selling 49 shares or 0.84% in the most recent quarter. (more...)
Freight trains on hold after Hurricane Matthew Freight trains on hold after Hurricane Matthew
- October 12, 2016

And there is more goodwill to come-she is selling four of her prints online, the proceeds of which will benefit the Historic Charleston Foundation. Three motorists washed away by flood waters and a man whose vehicle was struck by a tree. CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. -Floodwaters left hundreds of people stranded in their homes and on rooftops in North Carolina early on Monday, Oct. 10, and officials warned life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days after Hurricane Matthew ... (more...)
Female Workers In Beijing Forced To Kiss Male Boss Every Morning Female Workers In Beijing Forced To Kiss Male Boss Every Morning
- October 12, 2016

Well, according to a Sohu report, while the women were initially reluctant to attend the morning ceremony, nearly all of them have since given in to their boss' demand. As baffling as it sounds, the company insists that this weird ritual purportedly helps strengthen interpersonal relationships and even "motivates" women employees. (more...)
Israeli Navy Intercepts Women's Boat to Gaza
- October 12, 2016

The ship, intercepted some 35 nautical miles (nearly 80 kilometers) away from the Israeli coast, was redirected to the port city of Ashdod, Haaretz reported . Jon Furniss/WireImagePink Floyd may have no plans to reunite musically, but the band's surviving members have come together to voice their support of some worldwide female pro-Palestinian activists who were detained by the Israeli military when they attempted to defy that country's marine blockade of the Gaza Strip. (more...)
WikiLeaks posts more John Podesta emails WikiLeaks posts more John Podesta emails
- October 12, 2016

The anti-secrecy website has published thousands of emails from John Podesta's personal Gmail account since Friday, allegedly obtained by Russian hackers. "Ones that are more consistent with Russian foreign policy than with USA foreign policy". Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak has dismissed the accusations as untrue. (more...)
Traders Targeted Mover: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's (HPE)
- October 12, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) shares now have a mean rating of 2.30 while 6 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 6 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 12 commented as "HOLD". This represents a $0.22 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 7th. On September 8, 2016 the stock rating was rated "Market Perform" in a report from Wells Fargo which is down from the previous ... (more...)
Democrats seize edge in Florida registering new voters
- October 12, 2016

If you have any doubt you may not make it on election day or early voting, then Vote By Mail . The Florida Democratic Party formally sued Scott after the statement, in a move that was legally ambiguous because state law doesn't explicitly grant Scott the right to move voter registration deadlines. (more...)
Obama makes final push for Mars Obama makes final push for Mars
- October 12, 2016

SpaceX, one of the most followed private space travel companies, announced plans in late-September to colonize Mars in the next decade. In an op-ed published by CNN Tuesday morning ahead of the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh, he reiterated his administration's goal of "sending humans to Mars by the 2030s and returning them safely to Earth, with the ultimate ambition to one day remain there for an extended time". (more...)
Obama outlines Mars mission in CNN op-ed
- October 12, 2016

On Tuesday Obama announced a goal to send humans to Mars by the 2030's with a long-term goal to remain there for an extended period of time. Getting to Mars will require continued cooperation between government and private innovators, and we're already well on our way. (more...)
Tennessee dismisses Danny O'Brien from team
- October 12, 2016

The Vols turned the ball over seven times throughout the game with five of those being fumbles. Texas A&M had a chance to win in regulation, but a 38-yard field goal by East Lake High graduate Daniel LaCamera sailed wide left; he later hit a 34-yarder to send the game into the second OT. (more...)
Samsung shares slide further after Note 7 crisis
- October 12, 2016

And that poses a bit of a problem: if you need to issue a recall for a phone that is prone to spontaneously combust, you don't want those phones catching fire mid-transit. Shawn Minter of Richmond said his replacement Note 7 exploded just inches away from where he was sleeping. Samsung shares took another nose dive as trading opened on Wednesday, a day after the South Korean electronics giant killed off its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a crisis with exploding batteries . (more...)
After videotape leak, questionable future for Billy Bush
- October 12, 2016

Bush, who turns 45 on Thursday, began hosting the third hour of the morning news show in August. In the tape , made public Friday by the Washington Post , Bush listens to Trump's lewd comments about a woman named Nancy (now identified as Nancy O'Dell, Bush's co-host at " Access Hollywood " at the time) whom he "moved on" unsuccessfully. (more...)
Red Sweater Guy Is A hit At Second Presidential Debate
- October 12, 2016

Bone, whose earnest concern about energy policy stood out during the contentious debate, got viewers immediately seizing on his red sweater . According to one tweet, Bone had seven followers on Twitter when the debate started. "When I got into my vehicle, I split the seat of my trousers". Kimmel then asked about his new legion of fans called "Boneheads", he said: "That's fantastic". (more...)
Heavy duty: GMC Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X adds off-road chops, looks Heavy duty: GMC Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X adds off-road chops, looks
- October 12, 2016

GMC hasn't made any modifications under the hood. Sierra HD customers will be able to order the new version in either Black Onyx or Summer White, with optional equipment such as a spray-on bedliner, Front & Rear Park Assist, Z71 off-road suspension package, underbody shielding, heated steering wheel and all-weather floor liners also available. (more...)
Can Dating App Hinge Make You Talk, Not Swipe? Can Dating App Hinge Make You Talk, Not Swipe?
- October 12, 2016

On Tuesday, McLeod launched Hinge 2.0, the app that holds the future of the company in its hands. "Essentially we realized at a certain point that the path we were on was pretty unsustainable", says Hinge CEO Justin McLeod. You like or comment on specific things in that person's story. McLeod likens the experience to Facebook's Instagram. Once you've commented - let's say on a picture of them traveling overseas, or an answer to one of the question Hinge poses, they can either ignore you ... (more...)
Study Shows Climate Change Makes Forest Fires Worse Study Shows Climate Change Makes Forest Fires Worse
- October 12, 2016

Geological Survey in Anchorage, Alaska. "But what we find is about half, only half, not all of it, but about half of it, is attributable to the human-caused climate change". It surpassed $236 million last week for the equipment, food and wages of fire crews and other related costs over 80 days. "They are componding each other", he said. (more...)
Register for Nov. 8 election Register for Nov. 8 election
- October 12, 2016

Voters can search by their Pennsylvania driver's license number, their PennDOT ID number or by their name and address. If you submit your application by mail, you are not eligible to apply for an absentee ballot in your first election and must instead vote in person, with a few exceptions. (more...)
Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s
- October 12, 2016

The president's statement comes as he is set to convene the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh on Thursday. President Obama tours the commercial rocket processing facility of SpaceX along with chief executive Elon Musk at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2010. (more...)
North Korea prepares new nuclear test
- October 12, 2016

A CNN report speculated a provocation around the U.S. presidential elections. A submarine-launched ballistic missile fired in August travelled an estimated 500km, reaching Japan's Air Defence Identification Zone for the first time. "The U.S.is escalating its nuclear threats to the maximum level by sending the B-1B strategic bomber to South Korea and its adjacent skies", the North Korean radio station said. (more...)

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