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Royal Caribbean cancels Empress of the Seas sailing due to Hurricane Irma

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Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its position in shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises by 452.1% in the first quarter. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 1.36M shares or 0.11% of the stock. On Tuesday, June 13 the insider Fain Richard D sold $2.23 million. Royal Caribbean would not say where they were headed for calmer seas. The stock declined 0.52% or $0.5 reaching $94.76 per share. Read More »

Final: Pittsburgh Steelers defeat Cleveland Browns 21-18

Britton Colquitt stepped back near the Browns' goal line for his first of many punts this season, and what many expected to be a bright spot for Cleveland turned into a disaster when the Steelers broke through for a clean block. The Steelers expanded their advantage to 21-10 on the following possession when Roethlisberger hooked up with James for a 2-yard pass out of an empty backfield. Read More »

MAPPED: Where tsunamis set to strike after killer mega natural disaster

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The quake, which had a magnitude of 8.1, was registered off Mexico's southern coast and was felt as far away as Mexico City and Guatemala City, according to the U.S. Green light flashes: Yahoo News reported that mysterious green and blue flashes lit up the sky outside of Mexico City following the quake. In Oaxaca, 17 people have died , including ten in the town of Juchitán, where over 100 buildings have collapsed. Read More »

Dollar struggles on North Korea nuclear tests; euro shines

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Banks and technology companies were down more than the rest of the market. "Today the risk-off trade really is North Korea front and center", said Jeff Zipper, managing director of investments at U.S. "Adding to the unnerving set of leads had also been the approach of hurricane Irma for a country that has barely recovered from hurricane Harvey's devastation". Read More »

Japan Emperor's granddaughter Princess Mako announces engagement to former university classmate

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Komuro, dressed in a navy blue suit, expressed his feelings toward the princess, shared his experiences from his days with her, and said when he sees a handsome moon in the night sky, he instinctively calls for Mako. The decision to get engaged to a commoner will cost her royal status. However while it may be joyous news for the young princess and her love, it means that she will no longer be considered a member of the royal family after walking down the aisle. Read More »

Last-ditch effort to restore Stormont Executive in Northern Ireland

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Mrs Foster has called for a "common sense" solution appointing Stormont ministers alongside a time-limited process for making progress on the red line issue of an Irish language act and Ulster Scots. "We have no red lines". I have also heard from those within the Unionist community who hear others speaking about respect whilst at the same time they engage in a campaign to denigrate and demonise any and all aspects of our British identity in Northern Ireland or insult the Ulster Scots community. Read More »

Prince William, Duchess Catherine Expecting 3rd Child: Palace

The news was announced as the royal couple were preparing to send their eldest child, Prince George , off to school for the first time. "The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news", the palace said. It was not immediately clear when the baby is due although betting agencies were beginning to offer odds on possible names for the soon-to-be-born child in the House of Windsor. Read More »

EI du Pont de Nemours and Company

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The stock was last seen 0.89% higher, reaching at $83.93 on 8/31/2017. It is down 20.82% since September 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.12% the S&P500. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/09/03/e-i-du-pont-de-nemours-and-company-dd-stock-rating-lowered-by-zacks-investment-research.html. Read More »

Energy Secretary Rick Perry taps emergency oil reserve in wake of Harvey

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The storm's impact has been felt in oil and gas production as well as refining. Much of North Dakota's oil travels to the Midwest on the pipelines, as does crude out of Colorado and Wyoming. Pump prices have surged. Similarly, traders have booked tankers to deliver jet fuel, diesel and gasoline from Asia and even Australia to the West Coast of the United States and Mexico, despite the huge distance across the Pacific, according to shipping data. Read More »

One-two punch causes Kansas gas prices to spike

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Traders have tentatively booked this week almost 40 tankers - the equivalent of about 1.5 million tonnes of gasoline - out of Europe to carry gasoline on the transatlantic route, including to destinations such as New York, Mexico and Brazil , according to shipping data and traders. Read More »

Job growth slowed in August but economy still looks solid

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As a result, the average monthly employment gain for 2017 has been 176,000. Employers in the USA added a less-than-expected 156,000 net new jobs. Underscoring labor market strength, manufacturing payrolls surged by 36,000 jobs. Looking through monthly volatility, year-over-year employment growth hit its lowest level since mid-2013 in August. Year over year, the number of people not in the labor force rose from 94.35 million while the number of people who now want a job rose from 5.42 ... Read More »

Volkswagen Group UK launches scrappage schemes for brands

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However, it's not available in conjunction with any other offer. Nissan is calling its scheme a "switch" plan as not all the cars traded in will be ditched. Volkswagen is offering discounts on new cars in return for taking older, more polluting diesels off the road. An Auris Hybrid qualifies for savings of £3,500, while customers will be offered savings of £2,500 off the price of a new Yaris Hybrid. Read More »

Abbott Updates Pacemaker, Defibrillator Software to Protect Against Hacking

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To view the full article, register now. The FDA and Abbott do not recommend removal of the devices, according to the safety update. Abbott spokesperson Candace Steele Flippin says, "Abbott is resolving all old St. The FDA alert says the recall involves implantable cardiac pacemakers, including cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers under the names Accent, Anthem, Accent MRI, Accent ST, Assurity and Allure. Read More »

Oil prices dip on refinery shutdown

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The storm caused the closure of many oil refineries, which analysts said would lead to bigger crude stockpiles and push down prices. October West Texas Intermediate crude fell 48 cents, or 1%, to settle at $45.96 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Read More »

Alexa has a new friend: Cortana

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The global electronics manufacturer on Sunday said it planned to showcase its appliances working with Amazon's Alexa voice-controlled intelligent speaker at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin that kicks off next week. Microsoft is lagging far behind Amazon in opening up Cortana to third-party developers via its own Skills Kit. The release of Amazon Echo a few years ago started the smart speaker race which has since encouraged competition from Google with Google ... Read More »

USA growing at fastest pace for more than two years

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The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office sees growth averaging 1.9% over the next decade, a forecast much closer to estimates made by private economists. Hoffman attends an annual gathering of leading economists and investors each August at Camp Kotok in Maine. That's right in line with what Obama achieved during his tenure. Read More »

Dara Khosrowshahi, the new Uber chief

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Dara Khosrowshahi said on his role as one of the biggest challenges he has ever faced, one that will force him to function outside of his comfort zone. This should also mark the end of the big mess that the Uber board got reduced to following the ouster of founder and ex-CEO Travis Kalanick . Uber denies the allegations. Read More »

Last moment changed it all: PV Sindhu

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And it worked. Nozomi exhausted out Sindhu by prolonging the rallies as the Hyderabadi tried to close the points quickly and made errors. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also tweeted to congratulate Sindhu for her wonderful match performance. Read More »

Trump Threatens Shutdown, Attacks GOP Senators During Angry Rally

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He went after Sen. And it's part of a pattern of this administration that's trying to bully or threaten senators like they did with John McCain and with Lisa Murkowski of Alaska during the health care vote. In fact, the only noteworthy accomplishment of this legislative session has been a bill that severely restricts Trump's ability to negotiate with Russian Federation lest he be tempted to roll back sanctions placed on the country for meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

UBS AG Analysts Give Crh Plc (CRH) a GBX 3200 Price Target

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Virtusa has $67 highest and $24 lowest target. 28 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. Harvey Capital Management Inc owns 127,725 shares or 0.95% of their USA portfolio. David R Rahn & Associate holds 27,411 shares. The company has market cap of 8.14 billion GBP. The Company focuses on both single location and integrated national networks and also provides sales and management services. Read More »

Saudi Arabia claims Qatar blocking flights to Mecca

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The airline's general manager, Saleh al-Jasser, said on Sunday that planes had not been allowed to land in the Qatari capital, Doha, despite a request days earlier. Saudi Arabia , together with the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and imposed a full blockade on it in June, citing Doha's support for terrorism and interfering in the domestic affairs of its neighbours. Read More »

Apple to build $1.4bn data center in Iowa

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Apple revealed today that it plans to invest $1.3 billion into a new data center in Iowa that will help create over 550 construction and operations jobs in the Des Moines area. Like Apple's other U.S. data centers, the Iowa one will produce 100 percent renewable energy, he said. Along with splurging on the data center, the company will also create a $100 million public fund to improve infrastructure in the area. Read More »

Rs 200 notes from RBI coming, Finance Ministry confirms

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However, the expected release of new Rs 200 notes has started fuelling another speculation that the government may be planning to suck out all the Rs 2000 notes from the economy. The new Rs 200 note will help in day-to-day transactions and will replenish the reduction in Rs 500 notes following the demonetization move by the Union government on November 8 past year. Read More »

Walmart, Google Unite Voices vs. Amazon

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Walmart is one of the most popular and known corporate giant in the USA which is teaming up with Google to provide Voice Assistant service to make your shopping more easier. Google Express earns money on commissions from those merchants. That prompted Walmart to integrate its "Easy Reorder" feature into Google Express. Read More »

Taylor Swift Announces New Album, Release Date

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Taylor has teased her new single by posting a picture of a snake, prompting fans to speculate. The 1989 singer made the news after dropping three video teasers of a hissing snake this week, which many saw as a reference to her beef with West and Kardashian , who in 2016 taunted Swift with snake emoji amid their fallout over West's song "Famous". Read More »

Sempra to buy Oncor for $9.45b

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The hedge fund, which had reportedly been structuring its own deal for Oncor , opposed the acquisition on the grounds that "the Berkshire transaction does not provide such value". Department of Justice. Sempra Energy is venturing where other companies have stumbled. Dallas-based Oncor serves nearly 10 million customers and operates more than 170,590 kilometres of distribution lines. Read More »

U.S. dollar edges up on euro woes, capped by White House drama

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The euro inched against United States dollar on Friday as the exit of senior White House adviser Stephen Bannon, known for his economic nationalist views, weakened the greenback against basket of major currencies. By the close, the Dow Jones Industrials had given back 0.35% or 76.02 points to 21,674.51, alongside a retreat of 0.18% or 4.46 points for the S & P 500 to 2,425.55 while the Nasdaq Composite dipped 0.09% to 6,216.53. Read More »

Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Saw a New 52-Week Low

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Waverton Investment Ltd invested 0.49% in Foot Locker, Inc . This decrease in sales isn't being experienced just by Foot Locker; sales at athletic-specialty and sporting goods stores were down in the quarter. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. & worldwide copyright law. Read More »

Wall Street ends down after more White House turmoil

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The sell-off was fueled in part by uncertainty over the White House's abilities to push through tax reform and an infrastructure investment bill, policies that businesses see as good for profits and economic growth. The euro edged up 0.2 percent against the dollar, after tumbling on Thursday to a three-week low of $1.1662 after minutes of the European Central Bank's July 20 policy meeting showed the bank was anxious about the currency rising too much. Read More »

Uber Backs Down In Philippines Regulator Row

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Past year the regulator suspended the acceptance and processing of applications for all ride-sharing services, including Uber, to study further how to regulate the industry. He said that penalties will still have to be meted out. "If I were working there, I would launch a campaign trying to grab as much (market share) as I could as quickly as possible", he said. Read More »

Air Berlin files for Bankruptcy

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According to the announcement, it seems the German government will find a solution to keep Air Berlin operating. "This manufactured insolvency is clearly being set up to allow Lufthansa to take over a debt-free Air Berlin which will be in breach of all known German and European Union competition rules". Read More »

German Economic Growth Robust Despite Slowdown in Second Quarter

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Though a stronger currency shows that confidence is returning to the eurozone economy, it does have the potential to weigh on exporters as it increases the price of their goods in global markets, all other things being equal. Germany's economic growth slowed in the second quarter as exports cooled, official data showed Tuesday, but strong domestic demand helped to keep Europe's powerhouse humming just weeks before a general election. Read More »

Trump May Roll Out Probe Into China and Intellectual Property Theft

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US President Donald Trump will sign a memorandum Monday that could lead to sanctions against China over its intellectual property practices, administration officials said Saturday. Trump's threat to investigate China's intellectual property and trade practices is valid, but his administration might not be up to the delicate task of carrying out a new China probe without sparking a damaging trade war, United States business lobbyists said last week. Read More »

Tesla: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks On The Way

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An email exchange in May and June between Tesla and Nevada DMV representatives included an agenda for a June 16 meeting, along with the Nevada Department of Transportation, to discuss testing of two prototype trucks in Nevada, according to the exchange seen by Reuters . Read More »

Stocks Close Modestly Lower After Trump Warns North Korea

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The president warned Pyongyang that any more threats would be met with "fire and fury like the world has never seen". The back-and-forth came on the heels of reports the US intelligence community has determined North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Read More »

Teva Pharmaceuticals to Fire 7000 - Stock Price Plummets

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SOL Capital Management CO raised its stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 10.1% in the first quarter. Capital Research Global Investors is the second biggest holder with 67 million shares now valued at 2.15 B million whilst Templeton Global Advisors Limited has 26 million shares valued at 841.63 million. Read More »

Vicus Capital Invests $228000 in Tesla Inc. (TSLA)

The biggest institutional shareholders in Tesla, Inc . include Fidelity Management and Research Company which owns 24 million shares in the company valued at $6.71 B million. STMicroelectronics was first to market with a new class of highly energy efficient 1,200-volt silicon-carbide chips, which brokerage Liberum said helped it win the initial deal to supply power chips for the Model 3 . Read More »

RBI repo rate cut will perk up market sentiments, say bankers

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The RBI Governor headed, six member Monetary Policy Committee also chose to keep the policy stance neutral in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index inflation of 4 per cent. The MPC has chose to keep the policy stance neutral and to watch incoming data with a view to keeping headline inflation close to 4 per cent. The RBI also cut the reverse repo rate by 25 bps to 5.75 percent. Read More »

Sprint shares up after cost cutting Quarter

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Shares of Sprint jumped almost 11% this morning after the carrier posted its first quarterly profit in three years and added 88,000 net postpaid subscribers . The total customer base numbered 53.7 million at the end of June, up from 53.4 million a year earlier. "Sprint reached an important milestone this quarter by returning to profitability for the first time in three years ", Claure said in the earnings release . Read More »

Euro area GDP expands at 0.6% pace in Q2

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The agency will release updated estimates of eurozone GDP growth on August 16 with final data to come on September 7. Unemployment reached 9.1 per cent in June, down from 9.2 per cent in May, according to the European Commission. Against this background, EUR/USD eased modestly after the numbers but this year's strong upward trend still shows no sign of faltering, even though momentum indicators suggest that it now overbought. Read More »

AstraZeneca lung cancer failure sparks 16 percent share fall

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The combination of durvalumab and tremelimumab failed to extend PFS compared with first-line chemotherapy among treatment-naive individuals with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, according to phase 3 study results. Roger Franklin and Graham Doyle of Liberum Capital Ltd. said that while the price would likely fall on the news, the share could still find support on bid-speculation. Read More »

VW executive to plead guilty in 'dieselgate' case

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It was also revealed that he was well aware "the reason for the discrepancy was that VW had intentionally installed software in the diesel vehicles it sold in the United States from 2009 through 2015 created to detect and cheat US emissions tests". Read More »

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Shares Surge as Investor Pushes for Sale

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Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 13,215 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 3,675 shares during the period. Today's rally has BKS trading north of their 80-day moving average for the first time in six months, a trendline that kept a lid on the shares in January. Read More »

UK, US 'Laying Groundwork' For Future Trade Deal

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JOBS! The E.U.is very protectionist with the U.S. STOP! It's considered likely that the US would demand Britain open up its market to chlorine-washed chicken as part of any trade deal, and BuzzFeed reported back in February that the American farming lobby was pushing for it. Read More »

BofA Picks Dublin For New EU Hub After Brexit

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Bank of America has 6,500 employees in Britain and 700 in Dublin. The bank did not say how many roles would be moved or created in the Irish capital, where it now has over 700 staff and a fully licensed entity, but said that some roles would also move to other European Union locations. Read More »