Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Police say the gunman who killed a man and wounded three police officers in a shootout Monday had been paroled in November after being sent to prison for arson and other crimes. Large numbers of police soon arrived on the scene at about 4 p.m. local ... More..

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US holds breath for high-stakes Comey hearing
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

US holds breath for high-stakes Comey hearing

Comey is scheduled to testify Thursday in public session before the Senate Intelligence Committee. A person familiar with the situation says former FBI Director James Comey asked Attorney General Jeff Se...More..

Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis

News of the cyber attack appeared to confirm USA intelligence concerns that Russian Federation sought to hack US allies like Qatar, where the US has one of its largest military bases in the region, in an effort...More..

Pete Carroll denies favoritism towards Seahawks QB Russell Wilson
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Pete Carroll denies favoritism towards Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

KnowYourRightsCamp is "a free campaign for youth funded by Kaepernick to raise awareness on self-empowerment & interacting with law enforcement", according to the profile's bio. You've watched it, and if you do...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments

Messenger payments use regular debit cards to process transfers directly to and from users' bank accounts. Apple didn't immediately say whether it would charge either the sender or the recipient for the ser...More..

Donald Trump wishes ex-FBI boss 'luck' for blockbuster testimony
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Donald Trump wishes ex-FBI boss 'luck' for blockbuster testimony

Since Mr Comey's sacking, allies of Mr Trump and Mr Comey have traded competing narratives about their interactions. The ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director will appear on Thursday before the Sena...More..

San Francisco investigating whether Uber, Lyft are public nuisances
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

San Francisco investigating whether Uber, Lyft are public nuisances

Fare , a Phoenix-based ride-hailing startup that came to Austin after Uber and Lyft left previous year, told its riders Tuesday morning that it is leaving Austin . The companies have 15 days to comply with t...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

The Intercept's report details an elaborate Russian ploy in which hackers first stole login information from a USA voter software company and then used the information obtained to send a phishing email to el...More..

Trump Releases New Statements Seemingly Supporting the Qatar Blockade
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Trump Releases New Statements Seemingly Supporting the Qatar Blockade

Trump says on Twitter that it was good to see that his visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off". "Now is a time that we should be more united than ever", said Aamer Hassan, a Canadian living in Qatar....More..

Sears closing 72 stores, including some in Oklahoma
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Sears closing 72 stores, including some in Oklahoma

The stores are expected to close in September. With almost 250 locations closing in 2017, Sears will operate a total of 1,200 stores, which is down from 2,000 just five years ago. Sears merged with Kmart ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Is your iPhone or iPad ready for AR?

I would have ignored these new iPad Pro models as I did previous versions but for one major change: This year, Apple is finally bringing laptop-like productivity features to iPad Pro courtesy of iOS 11....More..

US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test

The ICBM target for the MDA test, on the launch pad at the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll. In a bid to keep North Korea in check after it repeated missile tests and warnings to the USA, the Pentagon test...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Trump wants to privatize United States air traffic control

Trump added with a touch of humor, "Other than that, it's quite good". NATCA previously supported a federally chartered not-for-profit corporation model, as proposed in the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reau...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Analysts See $0.11 EPS for Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)

Evercore ISI lowered Alexandria Real Estate Equities to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. Shares of CT Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:CRT.UN) have been given an average recommendati...More..

SOLD: Synnex acquires Westcon-Comstor
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

SOLD: Synnex acquires Westcon-Comstor

This latest deal will hand Synnex Corporation one of the biggest Cisco partners in the world. Synnex is now the only North American publicly-traded distributor that doesn't do any business in Europe. "Thi...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

16 hedge funds buy EnLink Midstream, LLC (ENLC) for the first time

Ghp Investment Advsr invested in 15,989 shares. Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners by 0.9% in the first quarter. Analysts await Magellan Midstream Partn...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Gulf crisis: Trump unfazed by Iran's charges

Central Command and the U.S's largest air base in the region and hosting branches of prestigious Western universities. Airlines suspended flights and residents cleaned out store shelves. The fracas pits Qatar -...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Moody's Downgrades China's Rating

Moody's said it expects the financial strength of the Chinese economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise. The worldwide rating agency announced Wednesday that it was do...More..

Venezuelan National Assembly Rips Goldman Sachs for Putting Profits ahead of Principles
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Venezuelan National Assembly Rips Goldman Sachs for Putting Profits ahead of Principles

Over the weekend, a report in the Wall Street Journal said that Goldman has paid 31 cents on the US dollar for the bonds issued by PDVSA the state owned oil company that mature during 2022 or approximatel...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

HD Supply Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:HDS) Sentiment is 1.13

If the market is performing well and the stock is over-valued, HDS might be a good investment at this point but if the market is dropping down, you might not consider buying the stock. If you are accessing this...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

You can now send your friends money inside iMessage

Apple is partnering with prepaid payment card company Green Dot on the Apple Pay Cash card. However, it will only be available in the United States at launch. You can also cash out any balance on your virt...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Capita PLC (CPI) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

Among 22 analysts covering SSE PLC (LON:SSE), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 9 Hold. Majedie Investments plc has a 12-month low of GBX 244.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 313.50. The company has market cap of $6...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

China-US Tension Rises, Beijing Rejects 'Irresponsible' US Remarks

North Korea also has test-fired at least nine ballistic missiles so far this year, most recently on Monday. North Korea condemned on Sunday the latest United Nations sanctions against it, saying that they w...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Pelosi Says Withdrawing from Climate Deal Dishonors God

Later, Pruitt said there were "climate exaggerators" in the media and politics who were hindering the discussions over the issue of whether global warming is an "existential threat". Former U.S. President Barac...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Factors to Note Before Buying Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

The biotechnology company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. Stock of Opko Health, Inc . The business's revenue was up...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. 30 funds opened positio...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

US hackers could have framed Russia, says Vladimir Putin

Russia's President Vladimir Putin denied claims of having any relationship with President Trump . As he has done numerous times before, Putin got a bit feisty when Kelly asked him about the role Russian F...More..

N. Korea Rejects New UNSC Resolution, Vows to Continue Nuke Program
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

N. Korea Rejects New UNSC Resolution, Vows to Continue Nuke Program

China's claims in the South China Sea , through which about US$5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. While eager to work with...More..

GSLV took some heavy lifting
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

GSLV took some heavy lifting

Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari while congratulating ISRO said that the successful launch of the indigenously developed heavy lift space vehicle, including the cryogenic stage, demonstrates India's ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (NYSE:TRQ)

The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale slipped from 1.75 to 1.67 during a month. The company had a trading volume of 2,564,079 shares. Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. AMP Capital Investors Ltd raised i...More..