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Google to create separate unit for comparison shopping following European Union fine Google to create separate unit for comparison shopping following European Union fine
- September 26, 2017

So now Google splits off Google Shopping, Bloomberg reports. According to the report, the comparison shopping unit will still be a part of Google, but will be required to bid against rival services for top spots in Google's search results. (more...)
Qatar Airways chief wants to expand fleet, look for United States investments Qatar Airways chief wants to expand fleet, look for United States investments
- September 26, 2017

Currently, the Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes eight Airbus A330 freighters, 12 Boeing 777 freighters and one Boeing 747 freighter. "We expect no less than perfection, and we are confident that Boeing will continue to deliver that". He also noted that Qatar Airways and Boeing have a good relationship. Prior to today's announcement, it held orders for nine 777-300ERs, 60 777Xs and 30 787-9s. (more...)
ME governor wants to oust sheriffs who won't detain immigrants ME governor wants to oust sheriffs who won't detain immigrants
- September 26, 2017

Should any citizen of Maine notify me of any undocumented, illegal alien who was detained and released by a Maine Sheriff following a written United States Customs Enforcement request the alien be detained pending federal enforcement action, I will commence the specific process afforded me under the Maine State Constitution Article IX Section 10. (more...)
USA has not declared war on North Korea, says White House USA has not declared war on North Korea, says White House
- September 27, 2017

In his first speech at the UN General Assembly on September 19, Trump threatened that the U.S. "will have no choice than to totally destroy" the country unless Pyongyang refrains from its nuclear tests and missile launches. A Pentagon spokesman stressed on Monday that the bombers flew in global airpace. The Pentagon described the mission as a "demonstration of U.S. resolve and a clear message that the president has many military options to defeat any threat". (more...)
Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Shares Bought by Barings LLC
- September 26, 2017

The stock decreased 2.34% or $3.32 during the last trading session, reaching $138.57. Insider Trading Activity for Altria Group, Inc . It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has "Underweight" rating given on Monday, November 14 by Morgan Stanley. The Firm operates through Payment Solutions segment. (more...)
No change in North Korean military posture despite tensions: US general
- September 26, 2017

On Tuesday, the United States sanctioned eight North Korean banks and several people tied to the country's financial networks overseas as part of ongoing efforts to isolate the regime for its nuclear and missile programs. North Korea still has some technical hurdles, he said, including a re-entry vehicle and stabilizing the missiles during flight. "Like I've said multiple times before, if North Korea stops its reckless choices, the table for talks and negotiations always remains open", Moon ... (more...)
Trump confidante tells House panel 'no evidence whatsoever' of Russian collusion Trump confidante tells House panel 'no evidence whatsoever' of Russian collusion
- September 26, 2017

In the statement, Stone says, "There is one "trick" that is not in my bag and that is treason". Stone spoke to the panel as part of an investigation into Russian interference in the US election. Several weeks later, Assange released Podesta's hacked emails. For instance, on August 21, 2016, Stone tweeted two months before the mass release by Wikileaks of the Democratic Party emails that, "it will soon (be) Podesta's time in the barrel". (more...)
Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile
- September 26, 2017

Rouhani afterward told a news conference that the Trump administration is seeking "an excuse" to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of worldwide sanctions on Iran. (more...)
Finally, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make their first public appearance Finally, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make their first public appearance
- September 26, 2017

The pair were even spotted holding hands and whispering into each other's ears as they left the the game. Whilst Prince Harry wore on official Invictus Games polo shirt and jeans, Meghan looked cool and casual in ripped denim jeans and a crisp white shirt by designer Misha Nonoo . (more...)
Iran tests new ballistic missile - state media Iran tests new ballistic missile - state media
- September 26, 2017

If he decides that it is not, it could open the way for renewed United States sanctions and perhaps the collapse of the agreement. "Not much of an agreement we have!" the President added in his tweet, apparently alluding to the agreement signed in 2015 between Tehran and six worldwide powers, including the USA, on the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme. (more...)
Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander with 10 lakh reward killed in Kashmir Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander with 10 lakh reward killed in Kashmir
- September 26, 2017

Kashmir police said it is a big success for forces and big blow for militant outfits, especially to Hizb ul Mujahideen. He further said that the killed terrorist had exfiltrated to Pakistan in 2015. "He joined militancy at an age of 16". He was arrested in 1992 and later released. The police recovered arms and ammunition, apart from Pakistan currency notes near Najar's body. (more...)
US Adds More Sanctions on North Korea US Adds More Sanctions on North Korea
- September 26, 2017

They follow President Donald Trump 's Thursday executive order expanding his authority to target people and institutions that do business with North Korea. Of the 26, 19 of them live in China, while three live in Russian Federation and two each in Libya and the United Arab Emirates. "OFAC also identified two banks as part of the Government of North Korea". (more...)
India should give Rohingya Muslim refugees asylum, says BJP MP Varun Gandhi India should give Rohingya Muslim refugees asylum, says BJP MP Varun Gandhi
- September 26, 2017

Citing past incidents and the history of India providing asylum to lakhs of refugees, Gandhi has said Rohingyas shouldn't be deported . Varun pointed out that India has "signed on several worldwide treaties (ICCPR, ICESCR, CRC, ICERD, CIDWA)". (more...)
No 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks so far: EU's Tusk No 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks so far: EU's Tusk
- September 26, 2017

Britain triggered a two-year countdown to Brexit in March, but since then talks have made little progress. But Tusk praised a key speech by May last week in which she pledged legal guarantees for EU citizens living in Britain and offered to continue paying into the EU budget during a transition period of up to two years after Britain leaves the EU in 2019. (more...)
Duggan, House Speaker Unveil Sweeping Plan to Reform Auto Insurance Duggan, House Speaker Unveil Sweeping Plan to Reform Auto Insurance
- September 26, 2017

Michigan's annual average auto insurance premium is $2,394, highest in the nation, according to Insure.com. A new plan is in the works to bring down Michigan's expensive auto insurance rates. Under one cost-saving provision in the bill, auto insurers would reimburse set fees to health providers for treating people injured in vehicle crashes, similar to how Medicare works. (more...)
Donald Trump on Princess Diana: Donald Trump on Princess Diana: "I would have nailed her"
- September 26, 2017

The claims have come to light after the commander-in-chief denied saying that he could have "nailed" the former royal, in response to the DJ's questions on the show, while he was running his presidential campaign. In a Sunday Times article in 2015 , Scott wrote: "He bombarded Diana at Kensington Palace with massive bouquets, each worth hundreds of pounds". It's unknown exactly what kind of inheritance President Trump has in store for his five children - Trump's current wife, Melania, was ... (more...)
Parsons Green attack: Seventh person arrested Parsons Green attack: Seventh person arrested
- September 26, 2017

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command continue to search a property in east London. Three other men arrested over the attack have been released without charge; two further men, aged 25 and 30, remain in custody. The man was taken to a police station in south London, where he is being questioned alongside the other suspects still under arrest. He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday, 22 September, where he was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on ... (more...)
Police Asking for Help in ID'ing Victim of Possible Kidnapping Police Asking for Help in ID'ing Victim of Possible Kidnapping
- September 26, 2017

He opens the door and puts her inside. The footage shows a light gray sedan, possibly a Chrysler 200, driving in reverse and stopping in the 100 block of West 79th Street around 11:50 p.m. Witnesses told police they heard someone yelling for help. The suspect is described as a male Hispanic in his 20s, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. (more...)
North Korea vows to shoot down United States bombers North Korea vows to shoot down United States bombers
- September 26, 2017

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, with bodyguards in the background, speaks to the media outside the Millennium Hotel in NY on Monday. "We are postured and we are ready to fight tonight", he added. Last week, in his first speech to the General Assembly, Mr Trump vowed to " totally destroy " North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. and it allies. (more...)
Donald Trump's language is similar to Isis rhetoric, says Sadiq Khan Donald Trump's language is similar to Isis rhetoric, says Sadiq Khan
- September 26, 2017

It really does keep me awake at night'. The mayor backed Owen Smith's leadership challenge in 2016 but said that at the general election "we made huge progress and credit must go to one person, the leader of our party, Jeremy Corbyn". "What you are saying is not dissimilar to what Daesh or so-called IS says". "They say that there is a clash of civilizations, it is not possible to be a Muslim and a westerner, and the west hates us". (more...)