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Anthony Scaramucci Says Trump Remains Unsure About Russian Election Meddling

Anthony Scaramucci Says Trump Remains Unsure About Russian Election Meddling The exchange became heated as Tapper brought Scaramucci's attention to the credible sources who assert that Russian Federation did interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Saying he's "not sure" if he would have taken the meeting, Scaramucci said there was nothing there, but the media wants to "make that a two week, a four-week news cycle". [Full Article...]

Turkey denies claims German firms under investigation

Turkey denies claims German firms under investigation Germany's new travel advice set out the problems that have arisen in recent months - nine German citizens are now in custody as a result of the crackdown following last year's coup attempt in Turkey. A statement from the Turkish Foreign Ministry accused its German counterpart of seeking to benefit from hostility towards Turkey and Turks. In an interview with Reuters, Zeybekci also denied repor... [Full Article...]

Amazon Acquires Fintech Startup GraphIQ To Hasten Alexa Development

Amazon Acquires Fintech Startup GraphIQ To Hasten Alexa Development Yesterday one Twitter user received a pop-up when opening his Amazon shopping app for Android . For the unaware, the company had already made Alexa available for iPhone in March, i.e., a few months ago. There was no official announcement from Amazon's end, but it has confirmed Alexa as a feature on the Amazon app. The main Amazon app's massive userbase is a great way to reach potentia... [Full Article...]

How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Thursday

How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Thursday Stock futures traded narrowly higher early Thursday as earnings reports rolled in and the European Central Bank announced no change to its monetary policy. Vertex Pharmaceuticals shares jumped $27.53, or 21%, to $159.69 - the biggest percentage increase in the S&P 500 on Wednesday - after the company said three of its cystic-fibrosis drugs in development showed promise in early clinical trials ... [Full Article...]

Rampage as tanker drivers protest against police killing

Rampage as tanker drivers protest against police killing Pandemonium erupted today at Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, when dozens of tanker drivers went on rampage over the death of one of their colleagues and set two banks of fire. Failure to produce the officer by the bank's staff reportedly led the slain driver's colleagues to set the bank ablaze. "We are no longer going to tolerate the act of lawlessness and impunity by members of the public", the sta... [Full Article...]

ONGC gets nod to acquire HPCL

ONGC gets nod to acquire HPCL The union cabinet is reported to have given its in-principle approval to sell 51 per cent stake in HPCL to ONGC. However, there was no clarity yet on the price that ONGC will pay for the acquisition. Under India's takeover code, if a company acquires more than 25% of another listed entity, it has to make an open offer to buy at least 26% more. ONGC chairman and MD Dinesh K. [Full Article...]

Crude oil futures settle at $46.40 /bbl. Up $0.38

Crude oil futures settle at $46.40 /bbl. Up $0.38 Opec's implementation of output cuts slipped to 92 percent in June, from 110 percent in May, according to a person familiar with the matter. Weekly data from EIA shows that total United States oil production is close to 9.4 million bpd, the highest since August 2015. [Full Article...]

Scripps in talks of merging with Discovery, Viacom

Scripps in talks of merging with Discovery, Viacom We are also impressed by its efforts to reward shareholders. Other health care companies also traded higher, including health insurers. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -10.05%. 194,589 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website . [Full Article...]

BBC NI Presenter Stephen Nolan's Salary Revealed

BBC NI Presenter Stephen Nolan's Salary Revealed Britain's will publish the salaries of its highest paid stars and journalists for the first time on Wednesday, revealing the gap in pay between men and women, in a move imposed by the government to improve value for money at the public broadcaster. [Full Article...]

USA stocks little changed at opening

USA stocks little changed at opening BlackRock shares (BLK.N) fell 3.1% after the world's biggest asset manager's quarterly profit came in below expectations. S&P is ending down -0.13 points or -0.01% to 2459.14. In deal news, diamond producer Dominion Diamond agreed to be bought by Washington Cos . for $14.25 a share, or about $1.2 billion. The company also beat on revenue, but fell slightly shy of Earnings Per Share. [Full Article...]

Officer D Roopa Transferred For Allegedly Leaking Sasikala Jail Bribery Report

Officer D Roopa Transferred For Allegedly Leaking Sasikala Jail Bribery Report Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered a high-level inquiry into the allegations levelled by Roopa, who received a notice from the state government for having approached the media over the controversial report. "Even then, I didn't divulge anything about the report", she explained. Rao categorically denied all the charges. Calling the move unfair, BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje reportedl... [Full Article...]

Man's Best: Ransomed dog of Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead now returned

Man's Best: Ransomed dog of Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead now returned Hopefully the situation gets resolved soon, and little Blitz gets back to Whitehead sooner rather than later. On a Dallas radio show Monday morning, Whitehead recalled the first cryptic call he answered last week, during which the caller asked him how much his dog meant to him and that he'd have to "cut a check" if he wanted to see Blitz again. [Full Article...]

US Certifies Iran Complying With 2015 Nuclear Deal

US Certifies Iran Complying With 2015 Nuclear Deal Stressing that the U.S. was not going soft on Iran, officials said Washington was expected to implement new sanctions that pertain to Iran's ballistic missile programme and fast boat programme. "Today's sanctions against entities supporting #Iran's military and missile program are an important step forward", the lobby said on its Twitter feed. [Full Article...]

Operation 'Khyber 4' starts against terrorists in Rajgal Valley: DG ISPR

Operation 'Khyber 4' starts against terrorists in Rajgal Valley: DG ISPR Military spokesman Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor said Islamic State - also known as Daesh - was growing in strength inside Afghanistan, prompting Pakistan to launch an operation in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). Two of its members belong to the Inter-Services Intelligence and the Military Intelligence. Addressing a media conference, the ISPR DG said that the operation aims to secu... [Full Article...]

Charged In Killings Of Pennsylvania Men, All Bodies Recovered

Charged In Killings Of Pennsylvania Men, All Bodies Recovered Kratz of Philadelphia. The other victims were 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro, 22-year-old Mark Sturgis and 21-year-old Tom Meo. A source familiar with the case told the Inquirer and Daily News late Thursday that it was DiNardo who led investigators to Kratz and the bodies of the four young men who have been missing since earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Your Guide To Free Fries On National French Fry Day

Your Guide To Free Fries On National French Fry Day Arby's: Order a Brown Sugar Bacon Sandwich and get free curly fries and a drink. Burger King: There'a not free fry offers here, but there is a $3.49 deal. DK is offering small fries for only $1 all day today at select locations. BurgerFi: Purchase any hot dog or burger today and receive a free order of french fries. [Full Article...]

Controversial rightwing activist to join Trump's election integrity commission

Controversial rightwing activist to join Trump's election integrity commission Dudley noted that the commission's failure to submit its request to states on their voter registration rolls through OIRA violates a 1980 law known as the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Mavromatis confirmed that several voters, concerned about their privacy had called asking about how to have their names removed from the roles. They also want their active or inactive voter status, and informat... [Full Article...]

$1.48 EPS Expected for Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) This Quarter

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. had 57 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. It has a 372.34 P/E ratio. The Company is engaged in the business of owning, acquiring, developing and operating data centers. Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. [Full Article...]

India's biggest stock exchange grapples with system fault ahead of IPO

India's biggest stock exchange grapples with system fault ahead of IPO A Dalal Street broker said: "Small brokers and retail investors were not able to get proper quotes even after 12.30 pm when the exchange claimed that trading was progressing smoothly". "The system was expected to be rectified quickly and shifting to the BCP site would have taken longer", it said, adding that the glitch was not related to any kind of cyberattack. [Full Article...]

West Indies chase 191 for win in match with India

West Indies chase 191 for win in match with India Riding high after quashing West Indies in five-match ODI series 3-1, India will aim to continue with the same zeal as they face the hosts in one-off Twenty20 worldwide clash at Sabina Park on Sunday. Brathwaite, all-rounder Kieron Pollard and Marlon Samuels are the other important inclusions for the side in the batting department, who will look to go hard at the Indian bowlers. [Full Article...]


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