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Home Sales Surge in October

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The upbeat new home sales data in October signals the USA housing recovery is regaining momentum and that residential construction will accelerate in coming months. New construction can only offset some of this supply crunch. Year-to-date, new home sales are 8.9 percent above their level over the same period last year. Read More »

PM Modi Launches The Hyderabad Metro, Will Inaugurate GES Shortly

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The number of coaches would be increased to six depending on traffic. The fares are fixed between Rs 10 and Rs 60, and passengers can also avail the smart card facility. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will be inaugurating and addressing the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad today. Read More »

Anxious White House Mulls Banning Staff From Using Personal Cell Phones

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Trump has fussed about leaks to the news media, but that is not the reason White House is giving for the proposed ban. Chief of Staff John Kelly appears to be concerned that the high number of personal phones connected to the White House wireless network may present a risk as personal phones aren't as secure as the devices issued by the federal government. Read More »

(NYSE:RAD) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $-0.01/share. About 6.50M shares traded. The company's market cap is $1.69 Billion, and the average volume is $26.59 Million. Two Sigma Limited Liability holds 0.13% or 227,989 shares. Mngmt Pro accumulated 0% or 1,000 shares. Mariner Wealth Advsrs Ltd Liability Com owns 18,000 shares. Read More »

IShares US Financials (IYF) Rises 0.23% for Nov 27

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Following multiple time frames using moving averages can help investors figure out where the stock has been and help determine where it may be possibly going. Looking further at additional technical indicators we can see that the 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) for Singapore Index MSCI Ishares (EWS) is sitting at 123.05. Read More »

Supreme Court dismisses plea against release of 'Padmavati' outside India

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The top court observed that these statements are violative of the principle of Rule of Law as Censor Board is yet to certify the movie. Filmmakers and artists have said that is a blatant violation of freedom of expression. Earlier on November 10, the SC rejected the petition filed against the release of Bhansali's magnum opus'Padmavati', saying the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has not yet issued a certificate to the movie. Read More »

Herd of donkeys jailed for 4 days! Granted bail!

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The four-legged offenders ended up spending four days behind bars for their crime. "The animals not only ate plants, they ruined the entire garden and injured the children of the colony", jail superintendent Sitaram Sharma told the Indian daily. Read More »

Argentina: water caused battery to short circuit in missing submarine

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From Argentina's military base at Bahia Blanca, two US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft have been using their radar and scanners in the sub hunt, dropping buoys equipped with sensors to try to detect the vessel. But Itatí Leguizamón said she believed her husband, the crew member German Suárez, died. "Considering the information on the explosion and the fact that there were no torpedoes on board, meaning that they could not explode, we could assume that an explosion could have happened due to the ... Read More »

Turkey expects Trump to 'keep promise' not to arm Syria Kurds

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If the United States does not fulfill its promise to stop supplying weapons to Kurdish SNA, it would mean to deceive the world, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister said in an interview with Turkish television Channel 24. While recognizing the PKK as a terrorist group, the USA has treated its Syrian affiliate the PYD/YPG as an ally in its anti-Daesh efforts. However, a White House statement issued after the call with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was more circumspect. Read More »

Sisi orders mausoleum construction in memory of Egypt mosque attack victims

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The region where the attack took place has been in a state of emergency since 2014 . Turkey has announced that on November 27 will be a day of national mourning in the wake of last week's deadly terrorist attack in Egypt. Meanwhile, all Coptic Orthodox churches across the country rang their bells in the afternoon to show solidarity, according to a statement by the Egyptian church. Read More »

Bali volcano: What travellers need to know

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The Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre says that ash is being emitted up to 25,000ft, with the cloud forecast to remain over most of Bali over the day. "Generally, the winds are blowing from the west to the east, which is taking the worst of the ash away from Jakarta, which is a major worldwide airport hub". Read More »

Scaramucci Threatens To Sue Tufts Newspaper Over 'Defamatory' Op-Ed

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Tufts has postponed a Monday event that was supposed to feature Scaramucci, who is a Tufts alumni and a member of the advisory board of the university's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The issue is Scaramucci's seat on the board and what will be the administration's response to the petition. "You may have a difference of opinion from me politically which I respect but you can't make spurious claims about my reputation and integrity". Read More »

Bodies, Potentially From North Korea, Wash Up In Japan

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The ship came ashore on a beach 70 km north of a marina where police last week found eight men who said they were from North Korea . However, on the latest boat, authorities found a pack of cigarettes with Hangul characters printed on it, suggesting it came from the North, Kyodo News reports. Read More »

Pope dives into Rohingya crisis upon arrival in Myanmar

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The Rohingya, who have fled to Bangladesh following a Myanmar military crackdown, are not officially recognized as one of the country's 135 separate ethnic groups and are commonly referred to as Bengali. "His motto is love and peace so he will surely talk about peace", U Kyar, a government schoolteacher, told ucanews.com. More than 150,000 people have registered for a mass that Francis will say in Yangon on Wednesday, according to Catholic Myanmar Church spokesman Mariano Soe Naing. Read More »

Senate Plans Tax Vote Amid Trump Sales Pitch

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After the Republican-led House of Representatives approved its own tax bill on November 16, the debate has shifted to the 100-seat Senate, which was a graveyard earlier this year for Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, the former president's signature health insurance law. Read More »

Iran warns Europe: We can increase missile range

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The warning was issued Sunday through Iranian-run news outlets, saying Iran has the technology to increase the range of its missiles, but has decided against it for strategic reasons. Saudi Arabia and the United States accused Iran this month of supplying Yemen's Houthi rebels with a missile that was sacked towards the Saudi capital of Riyadh. Read More »

White House official: Trump won't campaign for Roy Moore

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The Associated Press reported Monday that Trump won't campaign for the Senate candidate who is facing several allegations of sexual misconduct with minors. Doug Jones signs are a common sight in Homewood, a leafy suburb near downtown Birmingham where incumbent Republican Sen. "Roy Moore denies it - that's all I can say". Read More »

Flynn's lawyer met with Mueller team

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The President's Donald Trump tweet also comes as he returns to Washington after spending his Thanksgiving holiday at the 'winter White House, ' Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida.US President Donald Trump is expected to visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of a possible vote on tax reform this week. Read More »

Trump Made A Pocahontas Joke While Honoring Navajo Vets

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The Republican president has repeatedly mocked the MA senator for claims she has made about being part Native American. Donald Trump meets with Navajo Code Talkers in the White House on November 27. "It is deeply unfortunate that the president of the United States can not make it through a ceremony honouring these heroes without throwing out a racial slur", Warren said in an interview on MSNBC after the event. Read More »