Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border for Haj pilgrims

At a news conference in Sweden, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani called it a "step forward" but warned that it was "politically motivated", the BBC reported. Observers say that, despite this goodwill gesture, the dispu... More..

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British ministers: Brexit transition period
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

British ministers: Brexit transition period "will be important" for businesses

Mr Hammond and Dr Fox appeared to settle their differences with a joint article in the Sunday Telegraph saying Britain will completely leave the Single Market and Customs Union after Brexit in 2019 . Prime Min...More..

Rovio almost doubled its revenue during the second quarter
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Rovio almost doubled its revenue during the second quarter

No final decisions have been made and the company could also choose to stay private for longer, they said. Carnegie Bank, Danske Bank and Deutsche Bank are named as advising Rovio on its flotation plans, and ...More..

Philippines Suspends Uber for One Month
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Philippines Suspends Uber for One Month

Arcade City said that it would operate as an alternative to Uber that by recruiting taxi drivers across the country. "The decision of the LTFRB to suspend Uber is both cruel and absurd ", said Senator ...More..

German growth slower, but still strong ahead of election
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

German growth slower, but still strong ahead of election

But the growth rate for the first quarter was revised up to 0.7 percent on the quarter from 0.6 percent. The rise in domestic demand, however, overshadowed a drop in foreign trade, Destatis reported, saying t...More..

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss

After a recent spot-check, Dick's Sporting Goods , Inc. It might be time for owners of DKS stock to throw in the towel. There are many factors that can affect the health of a company. (NYSE: DKS ) is 12....More..

Spokane rallies against hatred and violence
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Spokane rallies against hatred and violence

Attendees at the Philadelphia vigil at Thomas Paine Plaza near City Hall claimed two objectives: to support the victims of the violence in Charlottesville and to emphatically oppose the beliefs of the white nat...More..

Easyjet part of talks for Air Berlin assets
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Easyjet part of talks for Air Berlin assets

EA Partners is an SPV that has raised a total of US$1.2bn on behalf of Etihad Airways , its airport services business and some of its key strategic partners, including Air Berlin . Their flight schedule remai...More..

IMI plc announces dividend of GBX 14.20 (IMI)
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

IMI plc announces dividend of GBX 14.20 (IMI)

Its up 0.47% from 6.36M shares previously. With 89,100 avg volume, 2 days are for Koppers Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:KOP)'s short sellers to cover KOP's short positions. The stock of HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (N...More..

Sharad faction is real JD-U, says Ali Anwar, slams Nitish
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Sharad faction is real JD-U, says Ali Anwar, slams Nitish

The JD (U) on Saturday affirmed that there is no split in the party, however, adding it's not hopeful of Yadav and Ali Anwar of attending the party meeting on August 19. Miffed with Nitish, Yadav, is on a thr...More..

Gold Price Reacts to Trump's North Korea Comments
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Gold Price Reacts to Trump's North Korea Comments

Pacific territory of Guam. Thursday's producer-price index came out tepid, analysts said. The Nasdaq composite lost 76 points, or 1.2 percent, to 6,275. The commodity touched over $1,284.40 an ounce on Wedn...More..

Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Fall on North Korea Risk, Disney Earnings
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Fall on North Korea Risk, Disney Earnings

Hong Kong's Hang Seng was off 0.3 percent. "Geopolitical risks don't really influence Korean markets", he said. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 4.02 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,410.15....More..

Canada province to challenge Kinder Morgan pipeline
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Canada province to challenge Kinder Morgan pipeline

Ian Anderson, president of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited, said the company would work with the government to resolve its concerns. Heyman said the government's action will take two forms - legal and consultati...More..

Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea

Hours later, North Korea said it was considering launching missiles at Guam. The comments follow reports that the North has mastered a technology needed to strike the United States with a nuclear missile. S...More..

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

According to the agency it may take up to three days for Canada Border Services to process the 700 applications for asylum. On Wednesday, almost 100 soldiers were sent to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle - just acros...More..

Vehicle ploughs into soldiers outside Paris
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Vehicle ploughs into soldiers outside Paris

Police in France are on the hunt for a driver who ploughed a auto into a group of soldiers patrolling a Paris suburb earlier this morning. On June 19, a man crashed a auto containing a gas canister into...More..

Average gas prices are up in Omaha
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Average gas prices are up in Omaha

Now, AAA predicts that gas prices are on an upward trend - with the state's average price for a gallon of gas 14 cents higher at the beginning of August than a month ago. In Missouri, prices rose 4.6 cents per ...More..

Bill de Blasio proposes a 'millionaires tax' to fund subway repairs
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Bill de Blasio proposes a 'millionaires tax' to fund subway repairs

The worsening system is hurting Cuomo's approval ratings among New York City voters, and de Blasio is blamed for the problem by the city subway workers' union. The tax would bump the top income rate from 3.9% t...More..

Millions of chickens face cull across Europe over insecticide-tainted eggs scandal
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Millions of chickens face cull across Europe over insecticide-tainted eggs scandal

A very small number of eggs contaminated with a toxic insecticide reached the United Kingdom earlier this year. Belgium now has production blocked from 51 farms - a quarter of those nationwide - with fiproni...More..

Bitcoin cash slumps 62pc but Coinbase vows to support it
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Bitcoin cash slumps 62pc but Coinbase vows to support it

Despite the execution of Bitcoin Cash hard fork on August 1 which mainstream media outlets including BBC had described as "chaotic", bitcoin price has maintained its upward trend and today, on August 4, ...More..

Martin Shkreli convicted of securities fraud, conspiracy
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Martin Shkreli convicted of securities fraud, conspiracy

Die-hard Wu-Tang fans surely won't mind seeing this verdict, given how Shkreli's been waving around his multi-million dollar purchase for years . The prosecutor who presented the government's closing argum...More..

The Critical Comparison: Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) vs. Papa John's International (PZZA)
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

The Critical Comparison: Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) vs. Papa John's International (PZZA)

Papa John's global earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Shares buyback ...More..

Injured in Dolores Park Shooting
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Injured in Dolores Park Shooting

The police department added that three people had been victims of the incident "at this time" and that all of the injured were being transported to hospital. A motive has not been determined for the Thursday sh...More..

Behold Krispy Kreme's Reese's Peanut Butter Doughnut
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Behold Krispy Kreme's Reese's Peanut Butter Doughnut

Leon Pettaway, manager of the Mobile store on Hillcrest Road, said his location won't carry the doughnut because of concerns over customers with peanut allergies. After making a splash in Australia last Augus...More..

Irish passengers face airport delays due to new European Union security rules
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Irish passengers face airport delays due to new European Union security rules

The details of people from non-Schengen countries, such as the United Kingdom, will be run through databases to see if they pose a threat. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has slammed new passport controls whic...More..