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North Korea 'attacks' South's presidential office

Kim watched with binoculars as North Korea´s special operation forces conducted an exercise aimed at "destroying specified targets of the enemy", including the Blue House, the North´s KCNA news agency said. " We strongly condemn it ". President Park Guen-hye was impeached on Friday after weeks of mass protests over accusations her closest confidante had unauthorized access to the highest levels of government. Read More »

Canadian actors Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds get Golden Globe nominations


During their original marketing campaign for Deadpool , the movie focused on Christmas, New Years and even Valentine's Day. The character had cancer and some of the people that this character resonated with were sick kids. She died a year later. Not only is Ryan Reynolds relishing the moment, but so are his fans who have supported the actor and Deadpool since the very beginning. Read More »

Bomb threat prompts jet to land at JFK Airport


Officials were searching the plane late Monday night. The crew was informed of the threat, and the pilot diverted the aircraft to JFK. Chron.com reports the plane departed from Houston at 7:30 p.m. PAPD, NYPD, JTTF have all determined this is most likely unfounded, but they are going to have to offload all passengers and interview them and screen luggage. Read More »

Fox approaches Britain's Sky for takeover

People familiar with the matter said the Murdochs had pounced after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June has sent the pound down about 14 percent against the US dollar and Sky's share price tumbling. It was rejected by Sky's directors for undervaluing the company. "As you know, 21st Century Fox were the founders of our business and have always been an extremely supportive shareholder and backer of Sky". Read More »

Tata Steel UK's unions 'to progress towards' closure of pension scheme

Chatterjee added that Tata Steel UK has developed a long-term investment plan to make the business more competitive in the future. That raised fears the plant would close if Tata couldn't find a buyer, eliminating 4,000 jobs. "This proposal comes eight months after Tata announced their original intention to sell their United Kingdom steel assets". " Tata Steel UK today reached an agreement with trade unions on a number of proposals that would structurally reduce risks and help secure a more ... Read More »

Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount

The recount ended in Barron County on Monday night after 22,671 ballots were recounted by hand. U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith has stopped the recount of 4.8 million ballots cast for president in MI, concluding there's no real evidence of foul play and there's no valid reason to continue the recount. Read More »

European Central Bank adds half a trillion euros in stimulus

The ECB purchases, which have been running since March, 2015, pump freshly created money into the banking system in hopes of increasing weak inflation and boosting growth. Japan's Nikkei stock index was up 0.6 per cent, up 2.4 per cent for the week in which the dollar gained 0.6 per cent against the yen. On top of that, the shared euro currency could be facing serious political turbulence. Read More »

Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump


But Chuck Jones , the head of the union at the plant, says hundreds of jobs are still being sent to Mexico. But that is a much more hard photo op than the sympathetic worker who just found out he won't have to spend the holidays looking through "Help Wanted" ads. Read More »

Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote

They were: Viola Desmond (1914-1965); E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913); Elizabeth (Elsie) MacGill (1905-1980); Fanny (Bobbie) Rosenfeld (1904-1969) and Idola Saint-Jean (1880-1945). I am inspired, as a black Canadian woman", said Afua Cooper, the James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, told Al Jazeera. Read More »

European Union leaders urge for calm after Renzi's loss in Italy referendum

A presidential palace official, Ugo Zampetti, told reporters that Mattarella would begin consultations Thursday with the heads of Parliament's two chambers, as well as with former President Giorgio Napolitano. Ultimately, it will be up to Mattarella to decide whether Parliament should be sent packing early. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is expected to formally tender his resignation this evening in the wake of an unsuccessful referendum vote on Sunday. Read More »

Amazon store lets you shop, walk out without lines

It is now being tested by Amazon employees at the location at 2131 7th Ave., near Amazon's offices, but will open to the public in early 2017 , the company said. The mammoth retailer calls the system the "world's most advanced shopping technology", similar to that used in self-driving cars. Customers do need an Amazon account , a supported smartphone and the Amazone Go app. Read More »

Oil falls on production cut skepticism

Crude-oil prices were lower Tuesday for the first day since OPEC agreed last Wednesday to limit its production. Analysts, meanwhile, forecast United States crude inventories fell by one million barrels last week. In reply to a query, Pradhan said that both the Indian oil industry and government were for including oil and gas products within the ambit of the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) that would be beneficial for the energy market. Read More »

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Projected to Achieve EPS Of $0.12


The consensus recommendation for Marvell Technology Group Ltd . (NASDAQ:MRVL) is 2.4. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 68.11 and a beta of 1.16. Stock monthly performance is recorded as 8.35% while its performance in last 5 sessions is -4.37%. Roystone Capital Management LP boosted its position in shares of Marvell Technology Group by 70.6% in the second quarter. Read More »

Trump not saying what he'll do about Dakota Access pipeline

Though the weekend decision to deny an easement to Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners brought celebration to the camp in North Dakota, Darrell Dotty, said it is too soon to know if it will be the final blow to the pipeline. "From the beginning of this process, the pipeline and the oil company have said they're going to go through regardless", Chris Schafer, a Bend resident heading to Standing Rock, said Monday. Read More »

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

That point was something he emphasized last week with a deal that was to retain some jobs at Carrier, a division of United Technologies that manufactures air conditioners in IN, rather than having those jobs exported to Mexico. Tariffs could prove costly. Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the house who has advised Trump, said he believed the 35 per cent tariff would also apply to goods from European and Asian companies. Read More »

United Kingdom to borrow $151 billion more after Brexit vote

The extra borrowing was significantly higher than the £100bn expected by the City, as Hammond kicked his predecessor George Osborne's plan to balance the books by 2020 into the long grass saying he would not expect this to happen until some time in the next parliament - at least a decade away. Read More »

Trump starts post-election victory tour in two blue counties

A source briefed on the matter said the tax incentives were over 10 years and the company had agreed to invest $16 million in the state, where Trump's vice president-elect, Mike Pence, is governor. But the scant details that have emerged so far raise doubts how many jobs will be saved. "They're not going to be announcing , like they did at Carrier, that they're closing up and they're moving to Mexico". Read More »

Google malware attack hacks a million accounts, and growing


If Gooligan successfully roots a device, it then moves on to steal email accounts and authentication tokens that provide access to Google services like the Play Store. Google has contacted affected users, revoked tokens, removed apps from the Ghost Push family on Google Play and added new Verify Apps protection. If you wish to personally identify if you haven't downloaded any app infected by Gooligan , check out the list of apps that carry the malware and delete them as soon as possible ... Read More »

Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger


She has led the party in the House since 2002. "I am now and have always been a loyal Democrat", she added . Evacuees forced from their homes and businesses by rapidly spreading wildfires in East Tennessee Monday night are getting their first look at the damage left behind. Read More »

Trump names Mnuchin, Ross to economic team


During his campaign, Trump repeatedly railed against Wall Street, particularly Goldman Sachs, making Mnuchin's nomination potentially thorny for his base. The bank was renamed OneWest Bank, and Mnuchin became its chairman and CEO. Reborn as OneWest, the bank generated earnings partially through widespread home foreclosures, which prompted the websites Zero Hedge and IAmFacingForeclosure.com to accuse the bank of profiting by driving homeowners into foreclosure in order to collect ... Read More »

Oil stocks lead TSX higher on OPEC news

Oil slid below $46 as OPEC members failed to bridge differences on production cuts, while gains in Treasury yields and the dollar went out of steam. Chevron CVX.N declined 1.6 percent and Exxon XOM.N fell 1.3 percent. US stocks ended with slight gains on Tuesday as a surge in health stocks managed to limit the drag from energy shares. Read More »

Stock under Traders Consideration: The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG)


Everence Mngmt holds 0.19% of its portfolio in PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC) for 7,721 shares. Karpas Strategies Ltd has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG). Shelton Capital Management increased its position in The Hartford Financial Services Group by 115.3% in the second quarter. On Thursday, July 21 the insider HESSE DANIEL bought $41,220. Read More »