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Trump's even more mixed message on North Korea Trump's even more mixed message on North Korea
- August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump will return to NY next week, part of his 17-day working vacation, where he will stay overnight at Trump Tower for the first time since he became the 45 US president. The threat of nuclear war is steeply on the rise. That language inevitably will inspire speculation that Trump is considering a preemptive strike to eliminate North Korea's nuclear weapons. (more...)
Premier Brad Wall resigns as leader of Sask. Party Premier Brad Wall resigns as leader of Sask. Party
- August 11, 2017

Under Premier Wall's leadership, Saskatchewan grew and expanded as never before. Wall is now in his third term as Premier of the province. Wall's Saskatchewan Party became the home of conservative voters after the collapse of the Progressive Conservatives and provided a clear ideological alternative to the quasi-socialist New Democrats who dominated the prairie province for decades. (more...)
Somalia: At least One killed in vehicle bomb blast in Mogadishu Somalia: At least One killed in vehicle bomb blast in Mogadishu
- August 11, 2017

The strikes were carried out under new authorities that President Trump granted the Pentagon in March. In a separate statement, the office of Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said he has ordered the attack which Villa Somalia said killed senior al-Shabaab commander. (more...)
Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice: How to Heal Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice: How to Heal
- August 11, 2017

Just be aware it exists and watch out for an update from Ninja Theory. You can check the development diary for yourself below, of course. You have to avoid getting hit for as long as you can, if you do that, Senua will regain her strength and will be that much farther from death. (more...)
All vehicle owners must produce PUC to renew insurance All vehicle owners must produce PUC to renew insurance
- August 11, 2017

The measures also included the adoption of an all-India real-time online system for Pollution Under Control (PUC ) centres to check any manipulation while granting pollution certificates. This recommendation was made by the EPCA in its report on assessment of the Pollution Under Control programme in Delhi and the National Capital Region. (more...)
Global stocks shudder on Trump warnings to North Korea Global stocks shudder on Trump warnings to North Korea
- August 11, 2017

A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement on Wednesday it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile attack on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, which has a large U.S. "If the rest of the world remains supportive, then there's reason in these earnings to be encouraged about the direction of the Japanese market , which has sort of been in a holding pattern for the past two months". (more...)
Single payer health care - dream, nightmare or status quo? Single payer health care - dream, nightmare or status quo?
- August 11, 2017

Doctors , hospitals, and drug and health insurance companies will take a hair cut. Alexander himself has previously stated that he has been working closely with Washington Democratic Senator Patty Washington on a bill that would allow the government to provide subsidies to insurance companies until 2018 in order to potentially avoid the uncertainty that is now causing insurance premiums to skyrocket in some states. (more...)
Wall St lower as investors weigh rising N. Korea tensions Wall St lower as investors weigh rising N. Korea tensions
- August 11, 2017

The government also said it will seek all methods possible to resolving tensions with the cooperation of other countries. Gold prices rose as investors piled into safe haven assets amid intensifying tensions between USA and North Korea , with Pyong yang saying it is considering plans to attack Guam. (more...)
Doklam Plateau: Tibetan exiles support India in border standoff with China Doklam Plateau: Tibetan exiles support India in border standoff with China
- August 11, 2017

Of the 3,488-km-long India-China border from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh, a 220-km section falls in Sikkim. China claimed that they were constructing the road within their territory and has been demanding immediate pull-out of the Indian troops from the disputed Doklam plateau. (more...)
Russia Regrets US Questioning Agreements on Iran Nuclear Deal - Foreign Minister Russia Regrets US Questioning Agreements on Iran Nuclear Deal - Foreign Minister
- August 11, 2017

It also imposed punitive measures on Russian Federation - over its alleged meddling in the USA election - and North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs. "But we have time, and we're going to see". With all of the attention now going toward North Korea's apparent development of a nuclear warhead that can be placed on an ICBM, recent developments in the Middle East that are just as troubling seem to have been missed. (more...)
Stocks lower, safe-haven assets higher amid US-North Korea tensions Stocks lower, safe-haven assets higher amid US-North Korea tensions
- August 11, 2017

The unusually detailed report of an attack plan by North Korea's official KCNA news agency marked a further escalation in tensions between Pyongyang and Washington after U.S. Were the situation to escalate, much more than the stock markets would be at risk. A Japanese defense paper and a USA media report Tuesday said North Korea may have successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. (more...)
Applebee's to close up to 135 locations Applebee's to close up to 135 locations
- August 11, 2017

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in shares of DineEquity by 2,247.0% in the first quarter. The stock's 50-day moving average price is $42.25 and its 200 day moving average price is $51.84. DineEquity, Inc's P/E ratio is 8.16 and the market cap of the company is 697.80M. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) After Last Week?
- August 11, 2017

Westwood Mgmt Corp Il invested 0.15% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP ). It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500. Capital Planning Advisors Llc decreased Union Pac Corp (UNP) stake by 34.73% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. 128.36 million shares or 3.91% less from 133.59 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley owns 0.01% invested in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) for 1.65M shares. (more...)
Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt Maintains Stake in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt Maintains Stake in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM)
- August 11, 2017

Among 20 analysts covering Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. The stock rose 0.49% or $0.34 reaching $69.7 per share. BidaskClub raised shares of Summit Midstream Partners, from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. (more...)
Almost 60000 evacuated after China quake kills 19 Almost 60000 evacuated after China quake kills 19
- August 11, 2017

Venezuela has expresed solidarity and condolences with its "brother" China following the Sichuan natural disaster that left 20 dead and hundreds injured. More than 30,000 tourists were evacuated by late Wednesday. Meanwhile, another quake measuring up to 6.3 magnitude by USGS, struck 2200 km away in northwestern China on Wednesday. (more...)
Trump Promises State Of Emergency On Opioid Crisis Trump Promises State Of Emergency On Opioid Crisis
- August 11, 2017

Trump made his announcement on Thursday in response to a reporter's about whether the opioid crisis was an emergency and, if so, why the president hadn't made a formal declaration. However, on Thursday, August 10, President Trump indicated he will declare a national emergency and has begun the formal process of doing so. "We're getting close. (more...)
Navy pilot rescued after plane crashes near Key West Navy pilot rescued after plane crashes near Key West
- August 11, 2017

The crash remains under investigation. A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Miami and a HC-144 Ocean Sentry plane crew were sent to search for the pilot. that a Navy F-5N jet pilot was in the water and needed assistance. The pilot has not been identified, but it was reported that the pilot did not have significant injuries. (more...)
Christian prisoners released by Al-Qaida converted to Islam Christian prisoners released by Al-Qaida converted to Islam
- August 11, 2017

The 42-year-old was on a motorcycle tour of Africa when he was seized. They were held captives by the al-Qaeda and were released after six years. South African Ministry of State Security spokesman Brian Dube said that Mr McGown was in good health and had been looked after well by his captors. (more...)
Iran drops two footballers from national squad for playing against Israeli club Iran drops two footballers from national squad for playing against Israeli club
- August 11, 2017

Iran believes any dealing with Israel , including facing its players in sports, means recognising the Jewish state and betraying the Palestinian cause. Iranian athletes generally do not play against Israeli teams, and the government in Tehran traditionally rewards their refusal to do so. "These two are good players", said Peyman Rahbar, a well-known sportswriter for the Varzesh3 website in Iran. (more...)
Calvin Harris named Forbes' highest-paid DJ for fifth year Calvin Harris named Forbes' highest-paid DJ for fifth year
- August 11, 2017

That dip could suggest that the EDM bubble is burst, though Guetta, Diplo , Aoki and Tiesto were fairly consistent in their earnings and in some cases, earned more than a year ago. Harris' $48.5 million is a far cry from the $63 million that put him in the top spot past year. Scotsman Calvin Harris tops the list with estimated earnings of $48.5m and The Chainsmokers follow close behind Tiƫsto with $38m. (more...)

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