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Google submits documents to comply with European Union antitrust order Google submits documents to comply with European Union antitrust order
- August 31, 2017

In this context the Commission can confirm that, as required by the Commission decision, it has received information from Google on how the company intends to ensure compliance with the Commission decision by the set deadline. There's no news yet on if or when Google might launch its appeal. Google is set to change its price comparision service in light of an anti trust decision made earlier this summer, a spokesperson for the European Commission (EC) has confirmed. (more...)
United Kingdom judge removes Christian child placed in Muslim foster care United Kingdom judge removes Christian child placed in Muslim foster care
- August 31, 2017

The article, which described the girl as "very distressed", said the foster carers had removed her cross necklace and forbade her from spaghetti carbonara because it contained bacon. According to the British newspaper, "a white Christian child was taken from her family and forced to live with a niqab-wearing foster carer in a home where she was allegedly encouraged to learn Arabic". (more...)
Stock Price Analysis of Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (EEP)
- August 31, 2017

Volume in the last session has increased compared with FITB's average trading volume. Alaska Air Group, Inc. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. (NYSE:EEQ). Zacks Investment Research raised Enbridge Energy Management from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. (more...)
Evangelical leaders release 'Nashville Statement' on sexuality rejecting gay marriage Evangelical leaders release 'Nashville Statement' on sexuality rejecting gay marriage
- August 31, 2017

The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood on Friday hosted a gathering for evangelical scholars and leaders at the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission's annual conference in Nashville. Sproul, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Dean Gregory Wills, and the dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism & Ministry, Adam Greenway. (more...)
United Nations rights chief decries Trump's 'demonization' of media United Nations rights chief decries Trump's 'demonization' of media
- August 31, 2017

He lashed out last week over coverage of his reaction to the Charlottesville rally earlier this month, where a woman was killed and at least 19 were injured after a vehicle drove into counter-protesters. "To call these news organisations fake does tremendous damage", al-Hussein added. "The demonization of the press is poisonous because it has consequences elsewhere", he opined. (more...)
World equities rebound from North Korea-fuelled losses World equities rebound from North Korea-fuelled losses
- August 31, 2017

Ten-year Treasury yields dropped as low as 2.086 percent, the lowest since November 10, two days after Donald Trump won the US presidential election, before rising back to 2.10 percent. Trump's insistence that " all options are on the table " as far as North Korea is concerned "should have escalated the risk-off" sentiment seen Tuesday, said Bart Wakabayashi, Tokyo branch manager at State Street. (more...)
Melania Trump Commends Texans For Compassion After Visit To Hurricane-Hit State Melania Trump Commends Texans For Compassion After Visit To Hurricane-Hit State
- August 31, 2017

As Melania Trump and the president boarded Air Force One to Houston , cameras furiously clicked to capture the first lady's "disaster-zone chic" look: black cigarette trousers, a green bomber jacket and sky-high stilettos . "(Melania wobbles into shelter in 6-inch heels ) "I here help. Melania Trump's initial choice of stilettos may not have been as senseless as it looked. (more...)
Texas chemical plant in critical condition, raising possibility of explosion Texas chemical plant in critical condition, raising possibility of explosion
- August 31, 2017

After the failure, employees transferred products from the cold-storage warehouses to diesel-powered refrigerated containers. He said while the company planned for a worst case scenario, and even brought on extra generators to account for any power loss, the magnitude of the storm overwhelmed the company's plan. (more...)
Woman found with rosary beads in throat dies, NYPD says Woman found with rosary beads in throat dies, NYPD says
- August 31, 2017

The 33-year-old woman, whose identity was not immediately released, was discovered unconscious at about 5:25 p.m.in a building on Anderson Avenue, near Shakespeare Avenue, in Highbridge, cops said. "She was very, very respected in the building", a neighbor told ABC. "Anytime I seen her, she was with her boys". "She kept a close eye on her children". (more...)
Gerrarahia! A university 'dashed' a student $1m by mistake Gerrarahia! A university 'dashed' a student $1m by mistake
- August 31, 2017

She acknowledged that it was not the result of an NSFAS error. A company that hands out student funding accidentally transferred 14 million rand into the young woman's account instead of the 1,400-rand ($107) monthly food allowance she was supposed to get, officials said Wednesday. (more...)
United States has more troops in Afghanistan than previously disclosed, Pentagon reveals United States has more troops in Afghanistan than previously disclosed, Pentagon reveals
- August 31, 2017

McKenzie said that after president Barack Obama set a ceiling of 8,400 troops for the country last July, military commanders had been hampered in their ability to deploy full units, leading to "unintended consequences". Military officials had previously hinted that they were hiding the true number of USA personnel active in Afghanistan. " We had to change how they were accounting for them, because there were so many different pockets ", Mattis said earlier in August. (more...)
Sheriff: Three Law Enforcement Officers Shot In Sacramento Sheriff: Three Law Enforcement Officers Shot In Sacramento
- August 31, 2017

The shooting happened at the Ramada Inn at Fulton Avenue and Auburn Boulevard, according to KRON4's affiliate KTXL . It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting, and the extent of the peace officers' injuries was unknown, the official said. (more...)
Dhinakaran asks EC to hear him in AIADMK symbol case Dhinakaran asks EC to hear him in AIADMK symbol case
- August 31, 2017

Making a direct threat, Dhinakaran said that he has support of many AIADMK MLAs, so it would be better that Palaniswami steps down as Tamil Nadu CM. Meanwhile, CPI leader R Mutharasan, who also met the governor, said the Opposition leaders have made a decision to meet the President on Thursday over the issue. (more...)
Stocks To Invest: QIAGEN NV (QGEN), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)
- August 31, 2017

Owl Creek Asset Management Lp decreased Yahoo Inc (YHOO) stake by 0.31% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG ratio) is a stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio divided by the growth rate of its earnings for a specified time period. (more...)
PH concludes 2017 SEA Games campaign with paltry 24-gold medal haul PH concludes 2017 SEA Games campaign with paltry 24-gold medal haul
- August 31, 2017

But contrary to the Brunei Games, where only 233 gold medals were at stake, this year's edition in Kuala Lumpur staked a total of 404 gold medals with more than one-fourth of which was cornered by the host country. The hosts achieved 145 gold medals, 92 silvers and 86 bronzes. As the 29th SEA Games draw to a close, there is growing concern about athlete regeneration. (more...)
How to make sure a Harvey charity is legitimate
- August 31, 2017

The BBB is joining the call for consumers to be vigilant when it comes to sending money for storm relief. Be alert to charities that seem to have sprung up overnight in connection to current events. The Federal Trade Commission offers more advice here . Legitimate organizations will not expect you to contribute immediately. Look up charities by name at www.charitynavigator.org or www.give.org. (more...)
Mattis refreezes Pentagon policy on transgender troops
- August 31, 2017

On Aug. 25, the White House provided official guidance to the Pentagon , ordering that transgender applicants would no longer be accepted into the military and calling for a study to determine whether transgender troops could remain in service. (more...)
Red Hat's (RHT) Hold Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies
- August 30, 2017

The stock increased 0.65% or $0.68 on August 25, reaching $105.33. Investors may also view volume levels when the stock price is nearing significant support or resistance levels, in order to confirm a breakout in either direction. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. 797.06 million shares or 0.34% more from 794.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (more...)
Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park
- August 31, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he plans to march in this year's Columbus Day Parade. As reported by the NY Post , a Staten Island congressman is speaking out, saying that if Columbus' 70-foot iconic statue is removed from Manhattan, he would like to take it and relocate it to federal park land in his borough. (more...)
Cops search for girl (9) who disappeared from wedding Cops search for girl (9) who disappeared from wedding
- August 30, 2017

Maelys De Araujo was last seen in the children's room while attending the event at the village hall in Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Isere, France. French police are widening their search for a 9-year-old girl who disappeared during a wedding in the Alps, combing woods and streams and questioning more potential witnesses. (more...)