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Job Biden book tour sparks talk of 2020 presidential run

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The 34th edition of Miami Book Fair International, returning November 12-19 to Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami, will also feature appearances from punk poet Patti Smith , Miami author Edwidge Danticat and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson. Read More »

Indiana police to release new evidence in killing of 2 teens

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According to police, there are no arrests at this time, and Riley could not comment as to whether they are close to making an arrest. Riley said investigators consider the sketch a "very important" development in the ongoing investigation. Photo and sketch provided by the Indiana State Police . Sgt. Kim Riley says the sketch was created by an artist from information collected by all the agencies, including the FBI, involved in the double-murder investigation. Read More »

Renault first-half vehicle sales rise 10%

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The QM6 and SM6 range strengthened the auto manufacturer's position in South Korea, Kaptur, Vesta and Xray in Russia, Koleos in China, Mégane Sedan in Turkey and Oroch in the Americas. Renault operates in China through its minority owned joint ventures with Brilliance China Automotive ( BCAUY ) and Dongfeng ( DNFGY ). It notched up 10.4 percent growth over the comparable period a year earlier and far outpaced the overall market which expanded by 2.6 percent. Read More »

Hebron shooter Elor Azaria released to house arrest

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On March 24, 2016, Azaria, a combat medic, was on patrol in Hebron when he shot in the head Abdel Fattah al-Sharif, a Palestinian assailant who earlier had stabbed an Israeli soldier. It also led to strong statements across the Israeli political spectrum, with some politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling for him to be pardoned , while others decried the fact that Azaria was prosecuted on a charge of manslaughter rather than murder. Read More »

Uber and meter taxi feud claims life of driver

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Uber and Taxify drivers have resorted to creating an online petition which 1,800 people signed against the violence drivers face on a daily basis. Manchick has urged the public to support the Uber drivers by signing the petition. In May past year, shots were fired in Johannesburg's Sandton financial district as drivers attacked Uber counterparts in a territorial dispute between workers for the U.S. Read More »

United Kingdom awards $8.7 billion worth of contracts for 250mph rail line

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Carillon Company shares had fallen by 70 per cent after its chief executive stepped down and it admitted it will take £845m of write-downs on some of its largest projects. Costain's share price rose around 1pc in early trading, while Balfour Beatty's climbed more than 3pc. The route of the Manchester and Leeds section of HS2 will also be announced later. Read More »

Track Fire In Harlem Disrupts Subway Service; 9 Treated For Smoke Inhalation

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A report of a rubbish fire near 145th Street was made at 7:24 a.m., FDNY said. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it happened just before 8 a.m.at the 145th street station. The fire occurred the second week the MTA planned to conduct FASTRACK repairs on the A, C, B and D lines. Additionally, A trains were not running between 125th Street and Inwood-207th Street, and D trains were not running between 125th Street and Norwood-205th Street, the agency said. Read More »

Majority reject Maduro's plan to amend Venezuelan constitution

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Inside Venezuela, Smilde said leaders of the 20-odd groups in the Democratic Unity opposition coalition were now faced with choosing between tactics ranging from calling a general strike to forming a parallel government to simply working to rally global condemnation of Maduro's plans. Read More »

Panasonic launches P55 Max with 5000mAh battery in India

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At only 180 grams and with dimensions of 152 x 72.6 x 8.7mm, it seems that the Panasonic P55 Max will be ideal for single-handed use as well. Panasonic P55 Max follows the launch of Motorola's Moto E4 Plus , which sports a 5000 mAh battery, and is priced at Rs 9,999. Read More »

Sumitra Mahajan Hopes for a peaceful Monsoon Session

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The session is slated to conclude on August 11. Targeting the government on the Kashmir issue, he said the government "closed all doors for dialogue" on it which led to "political suffocation" in the Valley. Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said the situation on the border with China in the Sikkim sector is very tense even as he blamed Beijing for the boundary stand-off. Read More »

Here's how Katrina Kaif celebrated her birthday

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Earlier, there are many situations when doppelgangers of skipper Virat Kohli, Saif Ali Khan, and Shah Rukh Khan were found and their photographs went viral on social media. Katrina herself has been posting quite a few pictures on her social media accounts from the shoot of Tiger Zinda Hai regularly, and we are definitely expecting fantastic action sequences from her. Read More »

Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas office broken into, police say

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Sunset Road, near Durango Drive, dispatch logs show. That's because whoever broke into Heller's office apparently left a "threatening note" addressed to the senator. Widely seen as a potential dissenting voice on Senate Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, Heller has faced constituent pressure in recent weeks to block the bill from receiving a vote in the Senate. Read More »

The Brokerages Anticipate Quanta Services, Inc

The institutional investor held 41,017 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $1.43M, down from 71,363 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Laffer Investments reported 17,345 shares stake. Moreover, Natl Bank Of The West has 0.14% invested in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for 7,878 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management invested in 189 shares. Read More »

Presidential poll: Naveen rules out possibilities of cross voting by BJD leaders

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In the 2012 elections, Pranab Mukherjee garnered 7,13,763 votes, while Pratibha Patil secured 6,38,116 votes in the previous polls in 2007. "Every political party has kept in mind the dignity of this election". Sonia addressed the Opposition and described Meira Kumar's bid as a fight against a "narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision". Kovind's meeting with BJD legislators and MPs was considered as a mere formality as Patnaik had already announced his party's support to the NDA ... Read More »

'UAE hacked Qatar govt sites, triggering Gulf crisis'

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The UAE's government has denied any involvement in the hacking but the allegations from a respected newspaper with impeccable intelligence sources spell trouble for the coalition against Qatar. His visit had yielded little except for a bilateral agreement between the USA and Qatar to fight "terrorism". Mr Gargash said Qatar's neighbours were prepared to continue the boycott for months if it did not comply with the list of demands it was handed last month and agreed to global monitoring. Read More »

Piscotty placed on DL, Sierra recalled

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Louis on June 15, 2017. Piscotty, 26, injured his right groin on Friday night in the ninth inning after running to catch a shallow fly ball, forcing him to leave the game. Sierra is making his second appearance with St.Louis, debuting on May 7th in Atlanta. He hit safely in his first eight straight games and now has the longest active hitting streak on the Cardinals . Read More »

Justin Bieber fined by cops

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They haven't confirmed whether he was texting or calling. According to sources, Bieber was calm and cooperative and accepted his ticket from the police officer without making any fuss. The previous year, he had also been stopped by the police while he was engaging in a race in his Lamborghini with a friend in the streets of Miami, an offence that earned him a few hours in custody and a nice fine. Read More »

Trump's approval ratings sink to new low

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President Donald Trump's six-month approval rating is the lowest of any president in the past 70 years . - 27 percent think "America's leadership in the world has gotten stronger" under Trump. A mere 38 percent of Americans say Trump has made significant progress toward advancing his agenda, while 55 percent disagree. The presidential approval poll surveyed adults in those "Trump counties" that either flipped from former President Barack Obama or where Trump trumped Mitt Romney's ... Read More »

Constellium NV (NYSE:CSTM) Shares Bought by Kennedy Capital Management Inc

Equities analysts expect that Constellium N.V. will post $0.77 earnings per share for the current year. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $0.22 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.07. Employees Retirement System of Texas purchased a new position in shares of Constellium N.V. during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,210,000. Robecosam AG increased its stake in shares of Constellium N.V.by 48.6% in the first quarter. Read More »

Emirates signs partnership deal with discount neighbour FlyDubai

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The partnership will be rolled out over the coming months, with the first enhanced code-sharing arrangements starting in the last quarter of 2017. The push to work closer comes amid pressure on profits. However, Emirates only operates wide-body Airbus A380s and Boeing 777 aircraft, whereas flydubai flies narrow-body Boeing 737s. Emirates now operates 259 aircraft to 157 destinations, while Flydubai has a fleet of 58 Boeing 737 NG aircraft flying to 95 destinations. Read More »