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Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote

Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote But hours later at a pro-referendum rally in Zakho, Barzani told those gathered that they would vote on September 25 as planned, according to local media. The Council first announced in a June meeting to hold the referendum on September 25. Ownership of Kirkuk has always been disputed between Iraq and the Kurdish authorities. [Full Article...]

Reports of 'Incident,' 'Bang' on London Tube Train

Reports of 'Incident,' 'Bang' on London Tube Train Experts now believe the device malfunctioned and only the smaller detonator ignited and not the main charge. The train vehicle itself does not appear extensively damaged. "I saw masses of people and armed police". British Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement , "My thoughts are with those injured at Parsons Green and the emergency services who, once again, are responding swiftly ... [Full Article...]

Oracle Corporation's (ORCL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at UBS AG

Oracle Corporation's (ORCL) Harris Assocs LP invested 3.07% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ). Trillium Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.05% or 17,841 shares. On 6/20/2013 Oracle Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.12. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.44%. [Full Article...]

Recession Officially Over for Median Household Income

Recession Officially Over for Median Household Income The inflation-adjusted median household income in New Jersey in 2008, at the start of the Great Recession, was $76,712 - $586 more than past year. The new figures come from the Census Bureau's annual study of incomes, poverty and health insurance in the U.S. [Full Article...]

New Apple TV With 4K Streaming Announced

New Apple TV With 4K Streaming Announced With the new Apple TV , when you buy any HD content from iTunes, Apple will upgrade it to 4K for you without any additional cost. The Apple TV 4K is priced at US$179 for 32GB storage, and the 64GB model is $199. Long anticipated, 4K HDR streaming video is coming to the Apple TV . The Apple TV is finally getting an upgrade since 2015. What this means is that every TV should have the mos... [Full Article...]

Analyst Buzz: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)

Analyst Buzz: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) About 223,395 shares traded. Middlefield Banc Corp (MBCN) has 0.00% since September 11, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 7.96% the S&P500. Teva hasn't been the only generic drugmaker struggling of late, as price erosion, decreased volume and increased generic approvals by the Food and Drug Administration have weighed on the industry. [Full Article...]

Dollar Rallies As Irma, North Korea Fears Calm

Dollar Rallies As Irma, North Korea Fears Calm The United States and its allies had been preparing for another long-range missile launch in time for the 69th anniversary of North Korea's founding on Saturday. "And that's really helping the sector", said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Group in Bedford Hills, New York. "I don't think we're at a level where valuations themselves are going to cause a correction". [Full Article...]

China eyes ban on gas-powered cars

China eyes ban on gas-powered cars Liu Zhijia, assistant general manager at China's largest passenger vehicle exporter Chery Automobile Company, said, "The implementation of the ban for such a big market like China can be later than 2040". The China announcement is another step in the country's continuous plans for renewable energy. The ministry will work out the timetable, Xin said. [Full Article...]

Hurricanes dent oil output as Saudi Arabia cuts supplies

However, prices received some support from rising demand in the United States, where Gulf Coast refineries are restarting in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that hit the region less than two weeks ago. Port and refinery closures along the Gulf coast and harsh sea conditions in the Caribbean have also impacted shipping. Analysts said that it can take weeks for normalisation of USA petroleum indust... [Full Article...]

FBI Probing Uber Over Using 'Hell' Against Lyft

FBI Probing Uber Over Using 'Hell' Against Lyft The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States attorney's office in NY are looking into whether Uber used tactics and software to illegally interfere with Lyft, its largest American competitor. However, Forbes reports the judge left the door open for plaintiffs to amend and refile their lawsuit. The FBI and Manhattan U.S. attorney's office are leading the probe into the "Hell" p... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom manufacturing output rise surprises

United Kingdom manufacturing output rise surprises The pace of expansion was forecast to accelerate to 1.7 percent in July. Total production output for July 2017 compared with July 2016 increased by 0.4%. Ms Davies said: "Exports of goods to the European Union increased but this was offset by falling goods exports to the rest of the world". The trade in goods and services deficit was unchanged at £2.9bn in July. [Full Article...]

Jaguar Land Rover models to be electric or hybrid from 2020

Jaguar Land Rover models to be electric or hybrid from 2020 But Jaguar Classic may have the answer, and has produced a version of its iconic E-type roadster with a fully electric powertrain. Every new Jaguar Land Rover will be electrified from 2020 as the British auto giant responds to increasing demand for eco-friendly models. [Full Article...]

Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling

Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling Trump has called on Congress to approve nearly $8 billion for initial aid to Harvey victims although that's only the first in what is expected to be lots more money in aid in the near future. -Mexico border wall. So, we need to put politics aside and we're going to be urging Congress to get both of those things done as quickly as they can. [Full Article...]

Cabinet reshuffle on the cards, Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns

Cabinet reshuffle on the cards, Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns However, the faction-ridden AIADMK is not likely to be invited to join the Cabinet. Whereas Mahendra Nath Pandey was appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP president in place of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, creating one more vacancy in the Council of Ministers. [Full Article...]

May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea

May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea Shinichi Iida, an official at the Japan's London embassy, said Japanese businesses had a "big stake" in the Brexit process but needed reassurance. William Hague has blamed the British public for making "a mistake" at the general election , by failing to return a Conservative majority and weakening the country's hands in the Brexit negotiations with the EU. [Full Article...]

Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russian Federation

Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russian Federation Germany's opening goal through Timo Werner was cancelled out by a 78th minute equaliser from Hertha Berlin's Vladimir Darida, but a late victor from Bayern Munich's Mats Hummels re-established the lead with only two minutes to go. Czech Republic sits nine points behind Germany and needs to steal a point or three to keep pace for a top-three spot in the group. The Czech Republic has only ... [Full Article...]

Oklahoma gas prices holding steady in wake of Harvey

Oklahoma gas prices holding steady in wake of Harvey The SPR, established in the 1970s, now contains 679 million barrels of oil . The average highest price recorded at the pump was $2.42 per gallon in March. Combined with the already shut down plants, 18.1 percent of the country's capacity to refine oil is affected. Collectively, those 11 plants represent 12.6 percent of the total US capacity for refineries. [Full Article...]

Justice Department confirms no evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower

Justice Department confirms no evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower The motion for summary judgment filed Friday came in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the watchdog group American Oversight . "The FBI and Department of Justice have now sided with former Director Comey and confirmed in writing that President Trump lied when he tweeted that former President Obama "wiretapped" him at Trump Tower", Austin Evers, America Oversight's executiv... [Full Article...]