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Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday

It was centered about 75 miles (115 kilometers) north-northeast of Memphis at midday Friday. A weak tornado or two is also possible, meteorologists said. Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday, prompting flash flood warnings from the MS valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its path to keep a wary eye on the large storm system. Read More »

China, US officials to meet for Diplomatic and Strategic Dialogue

China and the US will hold their first diplomatic and security dialogue on Wednesday in Washington, DC. Despite global condemnation and sanctions, North Korea has built a small nuclear arsenal and is developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles that could threaten Japan, South Korea and - one-day - even some USA cities. Read More »

Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved'

North Korea on Friday denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. More than 2,500 family, friends and well-wishers gathered for his funeral in OH on Thursday. Accusations that the student died because of torture and beating during his captivity were "groundless", he added. Read More »

Confederations Cup :European Champions,Portugal cruise into semi-finals


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ronaldo emerged man of the match played at Saint Petersburg Stadium , St Petersburg (RUS) on Saturday. When Ronaldo began to dominate All Whites defenders in the air midway through the first half, an aerial challenge saw him left in a heap. Ronaldo was the one to break the deadlock, dispatching an emphatic penalty beyond Stefan Marinovic to score on the 30th birthday of nemesis Lionel Messi . Read More »

Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

He told Strahan, "I was just so happy to see the kid released". We jumped up and down. Rodman's agent, Chris Volo , says his client personally lobbied the Pyongyang government for Warmbier's return home. Rodman said, becoming visually emotional. He died June 19. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican from the Cincinnati area, told reporters that North Korea must be held accountable for Warmbier's detention and death. Read More »

American Airlines 'puzzled' by Qatar investment approach

Winning " Airline of the Year " comes at a precarious time for Qatar Airways , as six nations recently cut diplomatic ties with Qatar's government, which prevents Qatar Airways from not just flying into those nations, but even entering their airspace. Read More »

United States stock indexes edge higher as oil's dismal week eases

Canada's benchmark stock index edged lower on Wednesday as a slump in oil prices pressured energy and financial shares , offsetting a rally in gold stocks as the USA dollar fell. U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the health care sector posting strong gains. OIL PRICES: The main focus in financial markets this week has been oil prices, which fell Wednesday to their lowest levels since August even though the OPEC oil cartel has along with Russian Federation reduced production. Read More »

Mourners gather in Ohio for funeral of student detained in North Korea

North Korea claims it is the " biggest victim " after sending an American college student imprisoned for over a year home in a coma, from which he never awoke. Warmbier's North Korean trip was only supposed to be a five-day tour. The family announced Warmbier's death in a statement, saying that the "awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we received today". Read More »

Ronaldo leads the way in Portugal procession


Tensions erupted in the first half when Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio swore at the New Zealand coaching staff over an injury to Carlos Salcedo that medics later determined would rule the defender out of the rest of the tournament. With star striker Javier Hernandez on the bench, Mexico's three-man attack of Peralta, Jimenez and Juergen Damm struggled to make an impact early on. Read More »

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI) Closed at $9.93

Csp Incorporated (NASDAQ:CSPI) had a decrease of 60% in short interest. AGHI's SI was 3,900 shares in June as released by FINRA. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.2 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. Read More »

Landslide hits southwest China county, over 100 feared buried

Three people have been pulled out - two alive - and a family-of-three with a one-month-old baby managed to escape as the landslide crashed into their house, the Sichuan Daily newspaper reported. A day earlier, two villagers died while four others were injured in Puge county of Sichuan province , also after rain-triggered landslides, Xinhua reported. Read More »

Congressman Lists Lawmakers Concerns Surrounding Amazon's Acquisition Of Whole Foods

For Whole Foods, it's an opportunity to rebuild its own reach at a time when the supermarket's share prices have been gradually declining following the announcement that it was closing nine stores earlier this year. According to analysts at Cowen & Co., Amazon, which is expected to be the ninth largest grocery retailer in the US this year thanks to Amazon Fresh , would become the third largest with the acquisition of Whole Foods. Read More »

Infosys takes founders' comments 'seriously': Seshasayee


Investor corner: Infosys said that its board has identified an amount of up to Rs 13,000 crore or $2 billion to be paid out to shareholders during FY18. "I should note that the board's relationship with the founders is often the subject of certain inaccurate media reports", he said. He referred to the recently added risk factors in its Form-20F filing as sending a veiled message to the founders. Read More »

Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

About 172,621 shares traded. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has declined 12.82% since June 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 31.91% the S&P500. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Credit Suisse. As per Tuesday, February 21, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to "Equal-Weight" on Wednesday, March 1. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence amid scandals


The San Francisco-based firm issued the same day a statement regarding recommendations by the team from law firm Covington & Burling LLP, where former U.S. It also calls on the company to prohibit the consumption of alcohol during core work hours and to ban the use of controlled substances. The law firm has made recommendations on how to fix Uber's dysfunctional management. Read More »

Timeline of events surrounding Michigan airport stabbing

Ftouhi, who holds duel Tunisian and Canadian citizenship, attempted to purchase a gun in the US but was unsuccessful, according to Special Agent David Gelios of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He declined to go into why Flint was chosen for the attack, but said Ftouhi "did want to identify an global airport and Flint, by name alone, is known as an worldwide airport". Read More »

Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend

Others are in effect in the MS and OH valleys. New Orleans area residents will see the region return to the "typical summertime pattern" of scattered showers this weekend, as the former Tropical Storm Cindy pulls away from the area Friday (June 23), according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amidst Management Shakeup


Going forward, senior members of staff will be subject to performance reviews which will assess whether they have adequately followed the report's guidance. And Recode reported that Kalanick advised employees on sex rules for a company party in Miami in 2013. Kalanick told employees about his decision Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in a memo. Read More »

Democrats need to cooperate on health care bill -- Arnie Roper

John McCain has said how he will vote. Johnson said Friday he will not pledge his support for his bill until he knows more. The percentage of income that goes to health care premiums under the Senate plan would be more than 12.5 percent - under the ACA, the over-40 percentage ranged between 2 to 8.9 percent. Read More »

Senate announces secret health care bill, proposes major cuts to Medicaid

That process limits what policies can be included in the legislation, and the waiting period could be among the restricted provisions, Vox reports . Sen. Chuck Schumer, deeming his fight a matter of "life and death", vowed Friday "to use every single ounce of energy that I have" to defeat the Republican health care bill to repeal Obamacare. Read More »

EnSync, Inc. (ESNC) hit its 1-Year High price on 10/14/16

It is used to find out how fast a business is expanding. It is equal to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization ( EBITDA ) divided by overall revenue. Over the past month the firm's stock is -44.30%, -42.71% for the last quarter, -59.35% for the past six-months and -12.47% for the a year ago. The mean EPS estimate is $-0.37. Read More »

Another van attack: more terror death in London


Osborne, 47, is accused of hiring an £80-a-day van from his hometown of Cardiff and driving to Finsbury Park in north London . Police said Muslims were clearly the target and Prime Minister Theresa May described it as a "sickening" terrorist attack . Read More »

Why bond ETFs surged despite Fed rate hike

United States markets were mixed following the news on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones hitting a record high of over 21,332.77 as technology stocks continued their recovery after a major sell-off earlier this week. The Fed also announced it plans to start gradually paring back its $4.5 trillion in financial securities, most of which it bought after the global financial crisis. Read More »

Macron wins large majority in French parliament


After Macron vigorously campaigned on a promise to renew France's political landscape, other parties also made efforts to promote new faces. The right-wing forces, including The Republicans and The Union of Democrats and Independents, received a total of 137 seats, losing nearly a half of their parliamentarians from the 2012-2017 parliament. Read More »