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Philippine leader affirms US alliance but wants troops out Philippine leader affirms US alliance but wants troops out
- October 28, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that he wants United States troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defence pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary. He said he is pursuing an independent foreign policy. Although his Japanese hosts depend on the U.S. for security, Tokyo has so far not responded to Duterte's diatribes, while Washington has taken a calm approach. (more...)
Long term Growth Analysis of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) Long term Growth Analysis of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)
- October 28, 2016

During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $1.23 earnings per share. Friedman Michael A; Director of Celgene Corporation sold 56116 shares worth of $5816985 in a transaction dated on 01 Oct 2003. Professional investors such as these retain substantial teams of analysts that research thousands of stocks. Celgene Corp .'s quarterly revenue was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
'Democracy, Yes! Dictatorship, No.' Venezuelans Demand Maduro Step Down
- October 28, 2016

Polls show around 75 percent of Venezuelans want to see Maduro removed from power and blame him for the collapse in the country's standard of living, though he has called the economic collapse a capitalist conspiracy. In Caracas on Wednesday, protesters blocked the main highway crossing the capital, chanting "no to dictatorship, yes to democracy". Victoria Rodriguez, 18, said she hopes to cast her first vote for the campaign to recall Maduro. (more...)
Apple introduces "TV", an app that consolidates all your content
- October 28, 2016

The TV app, Apple CEO Tim Cook promised, will change how consumers watch TV across those devices because they won't need to toggle between those individual apps. The TV app also has a " Store " section with iTunes movies, video content, which will be available to download from the tvOS App Store and much more . (more...)
$100m search for alien life focuses on mysterious 'Tabby's Star' $100m search for alien life focuses on mysterious 'Tabby's Star'
- October 28, 2016

Hawking is also one of the founders of the Breakthrough Listen Initiative, which searches the stars for signs of intelligent life-because, apparently, it's still worth knowing if there's anyone out there to talk to. In a recent live chat with astronomers from Berkeley SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) Research Center and a number of universities, the topic was brought up about a recent discovery just outside of our solar system which may or may not be a enormous alien structure. (more...)
Chipotle Sales Fall Again As It Tries To Win Back Customers Chipotle Sales Fall Again As It Tries To Win Back Customers
- October 28, 2016

Analyst had forecast revenue of $1.09 billion, and a sam-store sales decline of 19%. Chipotle Mexican Grill now has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $449.76. BB&T Securities LLC boosted its stake in Chipotle Mexican Grill by 16.0% in the first quarter. To try to placate shareholders, meanwhile, the company will buy back $100 million in shares. (more...)
Twitter to shutter Vine video service along with slashing workforce
- October 28, 2016

Twitter is reportedly planning widespread job cuts. Twitter announced it was cutting its workforce by 9%. Revenue rose almost 58 percent previous year. Twitter's conference call is getting underway now, at 8 am, Eastern time, and you can tune in via a link on the company's investor relations Web site . (more...)
Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh
- October 28, 2016

In a move that is fairly typical of Apple, the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros are thinner and lighter than their predecessors" but some big features have also been implemented into these new laptops, including a new "Touch Bar' and TouchID support. (more...)
UNICEF says school attack may be deadliest of Syria war
- October 28, 2016

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor group said "warplanes - either Russian or Syrian - carried out six strikes" in the village of Hass, including on a school complex. "Our personal agreements with the USA president have not worked", Putin said, referring to aborted efforts to negotiate a cease-fire in Syria, which would have included some humanitarian relief. (more...)
Swing state voters discuss gender in the USA election
- October 28, 2016

His tone shifted once he entered the general election against Clinton, the Democratic nominee. Close, with a Trump lead, in other words. Overall, voters are more likely to have a favorable than unfavorable opinion of both Pence (45 percent to 36 percent ) and Kaine (44 percent to 31 percent). (more...)
Revenue Update on Swift Transportation Co(NYSE:SWFT) Revenue Update on Swift Transportation Co(NYSE:SWFT)
- October 28, 2016

EDT today (Monday, October 24). Zacks Investment Research upgraded Swift Transportation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, August 20th. Swift Transportation had a return on equity of 32.87% and a net margin of 4.44%. Swift Transportation Co . The firm's 50-day moving average price is $20.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.10. (more...)
Obama says health consumers need to shop around Obama says health consumers need to shop around
- October 28, 2016

On the opposite end of the spectrum there are cases like Alabama, where only one insurer is set to sell coverage, and a benchmark plan will cost $384. The law has been polarizing, but the roughly 10.4 million people who bought insurance coverage in the marketplaces for the first half of 2016 is small relative to the 154 million people who get insurance through an employer. (more...)
Rising star: YouTube playing key role in Google's success
- October 28, 2016

In the year-ago quarter Alphabet posted EPS of $7.35 on revenues of $18.68 billion. Shares rose almost one percent in after-market trades that followed the release of the stronger-than-expected earnings figures. Paid clicks rose 33pc, compared with a rise of 29pc in the second quarter. In the last quarter, Google's cost-per-click fell 7% compared to the second quarter in 2015, and cost-per-click was down 5% quarter-over-quarter. (more...)
US Issues Total Flight Ban on Samsung Note 7 US Issues Total Flight Ban on Samsung Note 7
- October 27, 2016

But when replacement batteries also caught fire, including one on an airplane, the company pulled the plug on the phone and federal officials acted to keep it off all flights in the US, as carry-on items with passengers, in checked bags, and in cargo shipments. (more...)
Mario Batali Wore His Favorite Orange Crocs at the White House Mario Batali Wore His Favorite Orange Crocs at the White House
- October 27, 2016

The Italian first lady chose a silver filigree strapless gown with a floral pattern and a sweetheart neckline by Florentine designer Ermanno Scervino. At every event, the Let Girls Learn founder breaks the internet with her unforgettable looks, especially when it comes to state dinners. Versace has certainly been making waves in the fashion industry this month. (more...)
Seeing Active Stock of Yesterday- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Seeing Active Stock of Yesterday- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)
- October 27, 2016

The Company holds 308.02 million shares outstanding. Ww Asset Inc accumulated 77,862 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN). It provides commercial small business consumer and mortgage banking services automobile financing equipment leasing investment management trust services brokerage services insurance programs and other financial products and services. (more...)
Samsung logs 17 percent drop in profit after phone recall Samsung logs 17 percent drop in profit after phone recall
- October 27, 2016

Samsung Electronics is still trying to figure out why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were catching fire, the company said Thursday, as shareholders appointed the grandson of the company's founder to its board. Last year, Samsung narrowly won shareholder approval for merging two group companies, Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries. Samsung alone accounts for around 17 percent of South Korea's GDP and the Note 7 crisis has impacted the national economy, with the Bank of Korea adjusting its ... (more...)
Google Pixel, Pixel XL Google Pixel, Pixel XL
- October 27, 2016

But what most reminds us of Apple is the fact that with these devices Google placed all their bets on software/hardware integration, which is a key feature for Apple phones. Google's Gear VR. Daydream View, released by Google, resembles the Gear VR which was launched by Samsung and Oculus. While they are definitely continuing from where the Nexus name left off, they will not be powered by a pure Android operating system. (more...)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce first tour dates for 2017 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce first tour dates for 2017
- October 27, 2016

Altogether, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have sold over 5 million albums worldwide. The band released the affecting Skeleton Tree , their 16th studio full-length, in September to broad critical and audience acclaim. Tickets go on sale this Friday (October 28) at 10 a.m. local time. Cave's most compelling screen performance may be as himself in the 2014 film "20,000 Days on Earth", a stylized documentary that covers Cave's creative process and ruminations with friends (including the actor Ray ... (more...)
Peacock begonia's mysterious iridescent blue hue lets it thrive in the dark Peacock begonia's mysterious iridescent blue hue lets it thrive in the dark
- October 27, 2016

Whitney and her team discovered this unique trick by studying a crossbreed of the plant in the lab, which they had to use because the wild plant is too delicate to remove from its rainforest home. Chlorophyll is the pigment that absorbs red and blue light, then reflecting green, resulting in the green that we associate with most plants. Furthermore, once the plant is placed back in bright light the sheen slowly disappears. (more...)

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