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Tech stocks lead Wall Street with gains

Tech stocks lead Wall Street with gains The S&P 500 technology index was up 0.8%, followed by a 0.6% gain in the materials index. The healthcare sector was down 0.3% as investors waited for clarity on the healthcare legislation overhaul proposed in Washington. "Wednesday remains the most notable session of the week, with Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifying before the House Financial Services Committee and the Bank of Canada potentiall... [Full Article...]

Foolish umbrella sharing business loses its 300000 brollies

Foolish umbrella sharing business loses its 300000 brollies It was unclear how users were meant to return the umbrellas, however, costing the company $8.82 for each umbrella that went unreturned. According to a report in the South China Morning Post, citing Chinese-language news website ThePaper .cn, company founder Zhao Shuping was inspired by bike-sharing platforms and "thought that everything on the street can now be shared". [Full Article...]

North Korea warns USA bombing drills risk pushing peninsula to 'tipping point'

Some experts believe the missile has the range to reach Alaska and Hawaii and the test signalled a significant advance in the North's declared intent to build a nuke which can hit the USA mainland. "Recently, certain people, talking about the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, have been exaggerating and giving prominence to the so-called 'China responsibility theory, '" Geng told a daily news brief... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Expected To Release in India on July 18

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Expected To Release in India on July 18 The phone is packed with 5300 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. The India Today Tech has learn that Xiaomi earlier evaluated whether in India it should launch the Mi 6 or the Mi Max 2 . And now, the fact that the company is planning on launching the same in India is really interesting a lot of Mi fans would be excited about it. The phone will come powered by Android Marshmallow aka Android... [Full Article...]

South Africa: Villagers warned as four lions escape

South Africa: Villagers warned as four lions escape Four lions have escaped from the Kruger National Park‚ SA National Parks said on Monday. "SANParks would like to reiterate that residents should be extra vigilant and report any sightings of these risky predators to the authorities". Five lions escaped in May and then captured days after near the border with Swaziland. It warned residents to "exercise extra caution". The breakout follows one... [Full Article...]

United States successfully tests THAAD missile defense in Alaska

United States successfully tests THAAD missile defense in Alaska The THAAD system, located at Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, detected, tracked and intercepted a threat representative intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target. The MDA said it has now conducted 14 successful intercepts in 14 attempts. This was the first test where THAAD attempted to challenged an IRBM. North Korea has previously claimed it has successfull... [Full Article...]

South Korea says North doesn't have ICBM re-entry technology

Signing a treaty would also mean formal recognition of North Korea by the USA government and entail some sort of a security agreement guaranteeing Washington will not attack the North. To suppress their conventional retaliatory capabilities, North Korea's air defenses and its artillery forces might also have to be targeted on a large scale. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court lifts ban on cow slaughter across India

Supreme Court lifts ban on cow slaughter across India He also said that the Centre was not seeking a modification of the stay order by Madras High Court . It's important to note here that the Supreme Court has not put a stay by itself but in wake of conflicting orders by Madras and Kerala high courts, the position has been clarified. [Full Article...]

US Secretary Of State Visits Qatar In Attempt To Resolve Gulf Crisis

US Secretary Of State Visits Qatar In Attempt To Resolve Gulf Crisis Qatar's exports to Japan, India, South Korea and China have not been affected by a boycott of Doha by four Arab states, Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada said in a statement . Noon: RC Hammond, a senior adviser to Rex Tillerson , said he would explore ways to end a stalemate in the crisis following Qatar's rejection of the 13 demands. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Officials: No Confirmation of Reports IS Leader Is Dead

Pentagon Officials: No Confirmation of Reports IS Leader Is Dead A spokesman for the USA -led anti-ISIS coalition told CBS News in an emailed statement that, "we can not confirm this report, but hope it is true". "The announcement caused widespread uproar among supporters of the organization", the website said. [Full Article...]

Ravi Shastri top choice for coach, 6 to be interviewed

Ravi Shastri top choice for coach, 6 to be interviewed The people in the race for the portfolio are Tom Moody, Virender Sehwag , Ravi Shastri , Lalchand Rajput, Richard Pybus. Tendulkar joined today's proceedings via skype as he is now in London. "Everybody should be in synchronization", Ganguly said in a matter-of-fact manner. We want to make sure that everybody is in synchronization. However, Ganguly clarified that Virat Kohli had not recommen... [Full Article...]

Local thrashed six people for transporting calves illegally in outer Delhi

Local thrashed six people for transporting calves illegally in outer Delhi Six people were thrashed on the outskirts of Delhi by a mob that suspected them of ferrying cows to a slaughter house on Friday evening. The incident happened yesterday after which locals gathered at the spot and tried to rough up the truckers accusing them of carrying buffalo calves illegally. [Full Article...]

Great Plains Energy (GXP) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.36

Great Plains Energy (GXP) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.36 Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Great Plains Energy Incorporated as $674000 in the Current Quarter. When a deal was first announced in May 2016, Great Plains was acquirer in the $12.2 billion deal, Kallanish Energy reports. [Full Article...]

Microsoft's South African data centres are great for cloud services

Microsoft's South African data centres are great for cloud services Consistent Azure platform as a service (PaaS) capabilities bring hybrid deployment choice and portability to cloud applications. Rackspace announced Monday Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure Stack , which will make the hybrid cloud solution accessible to organizations of all sizes, regardless of cloud skills or expertise. [Full Article...]

Double Overtime: Who is Winning the 2017 MLB Home Run Derby?

Double Overtime: Who is Winning the 2017 MLB Home Run Derby? In the semis, Sanchez couldn't pull off another upset against Sano and the Twins third baseman became the first man in the finals. Judge credited his three All-Star teammates not in the Derby - Dellin Betances, Luis Severino, Starlin Castro - for knowing when to wave for him to calm down or take his in-round time out by watching his swing and body language closely. [Full Article...]

Trump says had 'great meeting' with Moon, Abe

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump , met here Saturday to discuss bilateral ties and global hot-spot issues on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit. He characterized the surprise sync as two nations seizing an opportunity to undercut the U.S. -Japan-South Korea alliance - not a herald of a new era of coordinated policy against the United States. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes Xi to press North Korea harder on nuclear program

Trump pushes Xi to press North Korea harder on nuclear program We'd like to work with the USA, and steadily stay in the right direction to develop the China and USA relationship. It may take longer than you'd like. Among the other practical steps confirmed by China after the bilateral, was a planned exchange visit of defense ministers " as soon as possible " and joint military drills between the two navies in the 2018 Pacific Rim exercises. [Full Article...]

PDP loses out finally as Supreme Court affirms Obaseki as Edo governor

PDP loses out finally as Supreme Court affirms Obaseki as Edo governor Speaking to Channels Television In Benin City, the state capital, the PDP Edo State spokesperson, Chris Nehikhare said his party has now conceded defeat following the apex court's decision to re-affirm Godwin Obaseki as the elected governor of Edo State . [Full Article...]

United States pushing peninsula to 'tipping point' of nuclear war, says N Korea

A South Korean air force spokesperson said the aerial manoeuvres conducted on Saturday by Washington and Seoul were a response to the series of ballistic missile launches by North Korea . As per the Sputnik, in a North Korean Sunday, the DPRK accused the United States of engaging in military provocations which intend to initiate nuclear conflict in the region. [Full Article...]

Sridevi-starrer 'Mom' collects Rs 14.40 crore in opening weekend

Sridevi-starrer 'Mom' collects Rs 14.40 crore in opening weekend The film which received rave reviews from the critics seems to have been liked by the audience as well. The movie's collection figures witnessed a 75.17 per cent growth on Saturday (8 July) and recorded a business of Rs 5.08 crore. Veteran actress Sridevi's Mom has minted Rs 2.52 crore on the fourth day of its release making its total collection Rs 16.92 crore. Thus, the Hindi offering earned Rs... [Full Article...]


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