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Full NJ Transit service to return September 5 Full NJ Transit service to return September 5
- August 25, 2017

Amtrak, which operates Penn Station, said the repairs were needed to address long-term infrastructural neglect. Amtrak work at Penn Station is on schedule, and regularly scheduled operations are set to resume Tuesday, Sept. Amtrak says repairs have mostly gone smoothly, although an empty train derailed at the fix area inside Penn yesterday. As a reminder, all fare discounts, substitute and enhanced bus services, as well as cross-honoring on bus, rail, light rail, PATH and NY Waterway ... (more...)
Qatar ignores Arab demands, sends ambassador back to Iran Qatar ignores Arab demands, sends ambassador back to Iran
- August 25, 2017

The diplomatic crisis began in June, when Bahrain, Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut ties to Qatar over allegations it was funding extremists and being too close to Iran. "In order to safeguard peace and security in the region, Chad calls on Qatar to cease all actions that could undermine its security as well as those of the countries of the Lake Chad basin and the Sahel", the foreign ministry statement added. (more...)
Aetna letters reveal customers' HIV status Aetna letters reveal customers' HIV status
- August 25, 2017

The letters were sent to customers now taking medications for HIV treatment as well as for Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a regimen that helps prevent a person from acquiring HIV. Freidman also said that her agency is working with attorneys from eight other organizations to possibly pursue legal action against the insurance company. (more...)
CI Investments Inc. Cuts Position in Oracle Corporation (ORCL)
- August 25, 2017

Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) is expected to post revenue of $9.26 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 30 analysts. The stock declined 0.06% or $0.03 reaching $49.04 on the news. The firm has a market cap of $203.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.26 and a beta of 1.06. Private Asset Management Incorporated holds 1.21% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 188,462 shares. (more...)
Iraqi forces capture Shia shrine in Daesh-held Tal Afar Iraqi forces capture Shia shrine in Daesh-held Tal Afar
- August 25, 2017

The city was cut off during the nine-month Mosul offensive by troops and allied militiamen from the Shia-dominated paramilitary Popular Mobilisation (Hashd al-Shaabi) force. Earlier in the day, Iraqi troops announced the liberation of Toumi, Majarin, Mulla Jassim and Abret Aziz. The city of Tal Afar consists of 30 neighborhoods, while the whole Tal Afar area consists of 47 villages scattered around the city of Tal Afar and its three towns. (more...)
Net migration falls to three-year low amid warnings of 'Brexodus' Net migration falls to three-year low amid warnings of 'Brexodus'
- August 25, 2017

Alistair Jarvis, from Universities UK, said the data showed the number of students overstaying their visas was a "tiny fraction of previous, incorrect, claims". The benefits that worldwide students bring to the United Kingdom are manifold, and far exceed financial calculations of student fees. An excerpt from the DFA's report reads: "Given the strong ties between Australia and the United Kingdom, plus the substantial contribution made by Australian workers to Britain's economic growth, ... (more...)
Trump Fumes About McCain, Flake Trump Fumes About McCain, Flake
- August 25, 2017

The president has criticized Flake on several occasions of late via Twitter while praising his to the Republian primary opponent, former state Sen. Trump tweeted again on Wednesday morning, saying Flake is "weak on crime and border!" Trump and Flake have been critical of each other in recent weeks. (more...)
Britain will not pay 'penny more' to leave EU Britain will not pay 'penny more' to leave EU
- August 25, 2017

Talking to BBC Radio Four, Johnson said his comment that the European Union could " go whistle " on its demands for payment was in response to being asked whether Britain would pay "100 billion euros or pounds", and not a suggestion that the government would not pay. (more...)
Pres. Trump calls out Sen. Corker, says Tennessee is 'not happy' Pres. Trump calls out Sen. Corker, says Tennessee is 'not happy'
- August 25, 2017

Up until last week, Corker has staying clear of criticism of the President. Mr. Trump's blast comes after Senator Corker released a statement last week about President Trump's handling of the Charlottesville protests. "I can't remember calling over to talk to the president and not being immediately put through and having a conversation with him", Corker said in July. (more...)
Tribe declares emergency as escaped farmed Atlantic salmon spread into local waters Tribe declares emergency as escaped farmed Atlantic salmon spread into local waters
- August 25, 2017

It is still not clear just how many fish were released. Lummi fishers were the first to raise awareness of the salmon escape after hauling in Atlantic salmon while looking for chinook on Sunday. The company said it has a detailed fish escape and recapture plan, but did not give specific details. Chief Bob Chamberlin, vice-president of the Union of B.C. (more...)
The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) Technicals Reach Key Levels The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) Technicals Reach Key Levels
- August 25, 2017

A reading under 20 would suggest no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. The indicator can be used for smoothing price data, as well as for smoothing other indicators. Many investors look to the Relative Strength Index (RSI) reading of a particular stock to help identify overbought/oversold conditions. When charted, the RSI can serve as a visual means to monitor historical and current strength or weakness in a certain market. (more...)
Youths protest disappearance of ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike, from police custody Youths protest disappearance of ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike, from police custody
- August 25, 2017

When the suspect was brought to court the charges against him were not read and plea was not taken because the count one was a capital offence. The police fired tear gas canisters and guns into the air, an action that forced the protesters to scamper into safety. (more...)
Ethics watchdog asks for records of Mnuchin and wife's travel to Kentucky Ethics watchdog asks for records of Mnuchin and wife's travel to Kentucky
- August 25, 2017

He wrote a letter to the Treasury Department's lawyers asking for detailed information about the reason for the travel and why a government plane was used. Either as an individual earner in taxes OR in self sacrifice to your country?" Adorable!" Linton wrote. "Do you think the U.S. govt paid for our honeymoon or personal travel?! Designers have responded by insisting Mrs Linton, married to former hedge fund manager Steve Mnuchin, received no benefit for mentioning them. (more...)
Beijing urges Washington to correct secondary sanctions 'mistake'
- August 25, 2017

In addition to helping North Korea's weapons programs, the Treasury Department said the companies on the list helped "facilitate its exportation of workers, and enabled sanctioned North Korean entities to access the US and global financial systems". (more...)
SC principal apologizes for telling students they 'look fat' in leggings SC principal apologizes for telling students they 'look fat' in leggings
- August 25, 2017

Taylor later agreed to apologize to the students, according to the parent, and the TV station reported that she later asked parents to call her if they had additional concerns. Such seems to be the case at Stratford High School in SC. "To think that someone would think that I look like a stuffed sausage - that was kind of hurtful". (more...)
Panda Tian Tian may be pregnant, Edinburgh Zoo says Panda Tian Tian may be pregnant, Edinburgh Zoo says
- August 25, 2017

Scottish government officials and staff at Edinburgh Zoo discussed in late July that Tian Tian was definitely pregnant and that her expected date, at the time, was August 25, according to the reports. Tian Tian, who arrived in Scotland as part of breeding pair with Yang Guang in 2011, was artificially inseminated for the fifth time late previous year. (more...)
Arsenal, Man Utd find out League Cup third round opponents
- August 25, 2017

Barnsley and Derby County will play... " Chelsea also shorten a point to 6/1 and will be pleased with a home tie although opponents Nottingham Forest have started the season well and after winning at Newcastle last night will relish their visit to the Bridge". (more...)
U.S. extends sanctions against North Korea U.S. extends sanctions against North Korea
- August 25, 2017

During a news conference Wednesday, China Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the U.S. Treasury's new sanctions will not alleviate the ongoing conflict between the United States and North Korea. The Justice Department's complaints, filed against Singapore-based Velmur Management Pte Ltd and Transatlantic Partners Pte Ltd., and China-based Dandong Chengtai Trading Co. (more...)
Sen. Jeff Flake: Trump 'inviting' 2020 primary challenge by how he's governing Sen. Jeff Flake: Trump 'inviting' 2020 primary challenge by how he's governing
- August 25, 2017

During an interview with Georgia Public Broadcasting Wednesday, he was asked if he thought the president could be challenged in the Republican primary. Republicans only have eight Senate seats to defend in the 2018 election, compared with the 25 Democrats up for reelection, and only two of them - Flake and Sen. (more...)
With Trump Again Off Script, Republicans Weigh Going It Alone With Trump Again Off Script, Republicans Weigh Going It Alone
- August 25, 2017

After Trump's defense of some of the white nationalist protesters in Charlottesville, some members of the party stepped up their criticism. Sen. "We have regular meetings, and the White House and members of the congressional leadership have been working on the next meetings after recess", McConnell spokesman Don Stewart said by email. (more...)