Oil prices climb on conflict in Iraq

WTI crude oil was up 85 cents to $52.31 a barrel, having generally held the $50 mark of late. 78 per barrel, slightly down from their last settlement, but 2 percent higher than last Friday and nearly a quarter above mid-June levels. "Crude demand wi... More..

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Break silence over Vadra issue: Nirmala Sitharaman
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Break silence over Vadra issue: Nirmala Sitharaman

BJP today questioned Congress leadership for their silence on the reported link between absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and Robert Vadra . Bhandari, who ran a defence consultancy firm called Offset...More..

Rand Paul on golfing with Donald Trump: 'The president never loses'
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Rand Paul on golfing with Donald Trump: 'The president never loses'

Paul, who worked who worked alongside Trump in crafting the plan, praised the action as a necessary and beneficial step toward returning power back to the people. It was a good conversation and a chance to be w...More..

Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

Undertaking also threatening to strike work on October 21 (Saturday), commuters are staring at a tough time during festival time. To overcome the disruption caused by the strike, the transport department of t...More..

Thailand's tourist arrivals and income up from a year ago
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Thailand's tourist arrivals and income up from a year ago

There were a total of 26,100,782 visitors to Thailand during this year's first nine months, bringing in some 1.33 trillion baht (about 39.11 billion USA dollars) in tourism-related revenue, accounting for 5.4 p...More..

Kashmir: Mob thrashes soldier accused of braid-chopping in Kupwara
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Kashmir: Mob thrashes soldier accused of braid-chopping in Kupwara

The spokesman said the height of the oppression is that when people try to raise their voice against such incidents, which have left the population especially the womenfolk in great distress and a state of fear...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

QI & Technicals in View For Lamprell plc (LSE:LAM)

Earnings Yield helps investors measure the return on investment for a given company. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 year ROIC. The ERP5 Rank is an i...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Banco Santander, SA (SAN) PT Set at €6.80 by Morgan Stanley

Digging deeping into the Banco Santander Brasil S.A. (BSBR) 's technical indicators, we note that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -12.78. Active investors may choose to use this tec...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NYPD van hits machete-wielding teen during chase after Bronx fight

A machete-wielding teen pursued by police attempting to break up a fight in the Bronx is in the hospital Tuesday after tripping, falling and being struck by a police van as he attempted to flee, according to NY...More..

Crew To Move To Austin Barring New Downtown Stadium
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Crew To Move To Austin Barring New Downtown Stadium

Precourt purchased the team from previous owners Hunt Sports Group in 2013. "We are aware of MLS interest in Austin and have no opposition to exploring possible collaborative opportunities." Columbus Crew...More..

Bye bye Blade - Zuma snubs Nzimande in Cabinet reshuffle, brings in Mkhize
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Bye bye Blade - Zuma snubs Nzimande in Cabinet reshuffle, brings in Mkhize

The first is that SACP leader and former staunch Zuma supporter Blade Nzimande has been booted out of his position as Minister of Higher Education. Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary of SAFTU, called the mo...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Court extends Mufti Qavi's bail in Qandeel Baloch murder case

The court asked him to appear again on Wednesday with legal representation, after which the hearing was adjourned for the day. Talking to reporters while arriving at the court, Mufti Qavi said that he has pre...More..

Drug czar pick Tom Marino withdraws, Trump announces
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Drug czar pick Tom Marino withdraws, Trump announces

Trump said on Monday that he would reexamine Marino's nomination in the wake of the report. "We are going to have a major announcement, probably next week, on the drug crisis and on the opioid massive problem...More..

PM Modi to inaugurate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

PM Modi to inaugurate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda

Entrepreneurs must leverage the huge demand for Ayurveda , he added, noting that GST has been brought down to 5 per cent to encourage the sectors. PM Narendra Modi referred to "izzat ghar" - a term coined ...More..

Donald Trump promises action on drug prices that may impact India
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Donald Trump promises action on drug prices that may impact India

This move was hailed across India by health groups. "The drug prices have gone through the roof". Similarly, the price of bare metal stents ranged between Rs 30,000 and Rs 75,000. "They (other countries) are ...More..

Reversing Brexit would 'significantly' boost the United Kingdom economy: OECD
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Reversing Brexit would 'significantly' boost the United Kingdom economy: OECD

The report also warns that the pound could sink to new lows and lead to a downgrade in the UK's credit rating in the event of a "disorderly Brexit". Brexit is likely to reduce productivity further, the report...More..

Nuclear war may break out at any moment
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Nuclear war may break out at any moment

Petersburg. Reed argued the U.S.is not doing enough. In the midst of these strong threats from North Korea , the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, on Sunday, said that diplomatic efforts with North...More..

Today's weather, October 16: Showers ending early, then mostly sunny
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Today's weather, October 16: Showers ending early, then mostly sunny

A slight chance for an isolated afternoon storm. A much cooler air mass combined with light winds and clearing skies produced areas of frost across St. Thursday Night: Mostly clear - low around 53. Saturd...More..

The United States wants the end of supply management
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The United States wants the end of supply management

The sources say Canadian negotiators are calling the demand "a non-starter". Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo admitted earlier on Friday that conversations were going through a hard time. Dairy is ...More..

Justin Trudeau just said 'Diwali Mubarak' and Twitter is not happy
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Justin Trudeau just said 'Diwali Mubarak' and Twitter is not happy

People become unhappy with Trudeau's choice of Diwali greeting, take to twiiter to voice their opinion. There were many who "corrected" him for saying "mubarak" in a Diwali tweet. Known for taking on cultural...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Senate Set to Approve Callista Gingrich as Vatican Envoy

She also stated that the USA should "lead the world" on environmental protection, right before Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accords. On Monday, the Senate voted 70-23 to confirm Callista Gingrich , ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Germany Sentenced a 88-year-old Holocaust Denier to Prison

The German news agency dpa reported that Haverbeck said the trial against her was incomprehensible. Ursula Haverbeck, an infamous German neo-Nazi, was convicted yet again of Holocaust denial . Haverbeck is...More..

Spanish military jet crashes outside Madrid, killing pilot
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Spanish military jet crashes outside Madrid, killing pilot

Television images showed thick smoke rising from the air base on the outskirts of Madrid after a deadly plane crash on Tuesday. Defence sources told Spanish newspaper ABC the pilot "would have been unable t...More..

Justices Will Hear Antitrust Suit Over AmEx Merchant Rules
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Justices Will Hear Antitrust Suit Over AmEx Merchant Rules

New York-based American Express charges merchants higher fees relative to the other credit card networks, and generates more revenue, according to the states' legal papers. The justices said Monday they would...More..

Tucson, Arizona, trailer fire 'caused by spider burning'
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tucson, Arizona, trailer fire 'caused by spider burning'

The woman suffered minor injuries as she was carried out of the unit by her son and neighbors. A massive blaze engulfing a mobile home in Tucson, Arizona, is believed to have started when a resident tried to ...More..

Regionales: chavismo gana en 17 estados y la oposición en 5
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Regionales: chavismo gana en 17 estados y la oposición en 5

El candidato opositor Carlos Ocariz , alcalde de Sucre, es una de las principales figuras que el chavismo debe derrotar para recuperar el poder de los barrios empobrecidos del este de Caracas, encabezó ayer la...More..

11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger, Jharkhand government says malaria
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger, Jharkhand government says malaria

Activists stress that cancelling a family's ration facility is in violation of several Supreme Court orders since 2013, which say that an Aadhaar number can not be made compulsory for benefits to poor families ...More..

US Sergeant Bergdahl, who was imprisoned in the Taliban, was found guilty
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

US Sergeant Bergdahl, who was imprisoned in the Taliban, was found guilty

Bergdahl could face five years in prison for desertion and potentially life in prison for misbehavior before the enemy. The unsafe search for him that ensued - and the Taliban prisoner swap that won his relea...More..

Study looks at cities vying for Amazon's 2nd headquarters
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Study looks at cities vying for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

All of these cities are clearly trying hard to get Amazon's attention. Why? Dozens of cities are competing for the project - the Seattle Times, Amazon's hometown newspaper, found more than 100 cities in the...More..

Hate crime prosecutions down despite spike in incidents
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Hate crime prosecutions down despite spike in incidents

Of these, there were 81 convictions and 16 cases where there was no conviction. "Sentence uplifts are important because they demonstrate that the CPS has built the case effectively, the hate crime element has...More..

NTU emerges on top in QS Asia University Rankings
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NTU emerges on top in QS Asia University Rankings

The results of Asia University Rankings were released on Monday, October 16, 2017 by QS, a British company. We all know education is hugely important in Singapore - everyone who has been through the system ca...More..

Korea for 2 Days Beginning Nov. 7
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Korea for 2 Days Beginning Nov. 7

Trump first will visit Honolulu, including Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial. Trump will visit Tokyo, Japan, where he starts his Asia tour on November 5, before coming to Seoul. President Moon Jae-in ...More..

USA official not ruling out N.Korea talks
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

USA official not ruling out N.Korea talks

Amid growing tensions over a possible fresh provocation by North Korea, Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan reiterated the importance of trilateral ...More..

Guj polls battle of prestige for BJP: Shah
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Guj polls battle of prestige for BJP: Shah

After the report by The Wire was published, leaders of the Congress and other rivals of the BJP made it a rallying point, levelling allegations of crony capitalism. This is the time to uproot Congress from th...More..

Attack on Afghanistan police training centre: 15 dead, over 40 wounded
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Attack on Afghanistan police training centre: 15 dead, over 40 wounded

The type of the explosions has not been ascertained so far but preliminary reports indicate two vehicle bombs were detonated close to the provincial police commandment. The victims include "women, students and ...More..

Liow: No decision yet on new offers to search for MH370
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Liow: No decision yet on new offers to search for MH370

Datuk Seri Liow on Tuesday denied that any decision had been made, but said that the government was studying three proposals by three private firms after the Cabinet agreed that the MH370 Response Team led by...More..

Talwars walk out of Dasna jail
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Talwars walk out of Dasna jail

The police then began to suspect the Talwars and said Rajesh had murdered the two after finding them in an "objectionable" position. There was mayhem on the road outside the jail with mediapersons scrambling ...More..

New Call Of Duty
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

New Call Of Duty

Call of Duty® is returning to WWII, which can only mean one thing: it's time to get your squad back together . Once you've pre-loaded, all you have to do is wait for the clock to strike 12 AM ET on November ...More..

Grandmother charged with attempted murder over attack on baby in Brisbane home
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Grandmother charged with attempted murder over attack on baby in Brisbane home

Regional Duty Officer Daniel Bragg said the baby and his mother were visiting the residence, the woman awaking to hear her son in distress around 630am. 'The ambulance officers who attended were visibly distres...More..

RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Ludhiana
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Ludhiana

The incident took place in the Gagandeep Colony of Ludhiana , near Gosai's house at approximately 7:45 am. Locals said Gosai was also office bearer at local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office. But when they...More..

Transgender Hannah banned from AFLW
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Transgender Hannah banned from AFLW

The league announced the landmark ruling less than 24 hours before the national selection meeting is set to take place in Melbourne. The 190cm, 100kg Mouncey, began transition from male to female in 2015 and ...More..

Navy deploys aircraft to look for 10 Indian sailors in Philippines
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Navy deploys aircraft to look for 10 Indian sailors in Philippines

According to senior naval officials, P 8I long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft landed at the Vilamor air base in Manila and will shortly start the search operation. More..

Today is the deadline for registering to vote in November 7 election
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Today is the deadline for registering to vote in November 7 election

Those voting by absentee ballot in person have until Saturday, November 4 at 5 p.m. Ballots may be mailed or delivered in person. Qualified Laramie County residents, age 18 and above, will also be able to regis...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

QS Investors LLC Has $676000 Position in Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (MTD)

Pacad Investment Limited accumulated 400 shares. 925 are owned by Northeast Consultants. Here we will take a look into some valuation metrics for Mettler-Toledo International Inc. MTD has been the topic of a ...More..

Backed Syrian force expects victory in Raqqa within days
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Backed Syrian force expects victory in Raqqa within days

Syrian Democratic Forces, spearheaded by Kurdish militias, and the US-led coalition announced today the final push to oust Islamic State from Raqqa was underway. More civilians are still expected to come out, h...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Pretium Res Inc now has $2.18 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.25% or $0.19 on October 13, reaching $14.98. In related news, Director George Nickolas Paspalas sold 50,000 shares of the business's st...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Delivery By Drone Getting Closer To Reality

Amazon.com delivered popcorn and one of the company's Fire TV devices to a home last December in England. Testers, who live on semi-remote acreages on the border of the Australian Capital Territory and New Sou...More..

Father accused of shooting daughter's boyfriend still wanted
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Father accused of shooting daughter's boyfriend still wanted

Trooper Joseph Hall said the shooting happened around 2:50 p.m.in Room 49 of the Motel 6 at 701 Altamont Blvd. Police didn't release the ages of Jenkins' daughter and her boyfriend. The victim was taken to Ge...More..

Photo captures roofers who put down tools to stand for national anthem
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Photo captures roofers who put down tools to stand for national anthem

Fox News was among the media outlets to share the photograph on social media. "They had no idea anyone even noticed, but our community did", Shanon Gurski Dixon told CNN affiliate WMTW . That's when she mad...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Trading Down - Short Interest Down by -11.31%

On October 13 Citigroup left the company rating at "Neutral" but moved up the price target to $13.00 from $12.00. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in t...More..