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Ukraine claims to have thwarted a new attack


Premium Service could not be reached for further comment. Last month hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide were infected by malware said to have originated in Ukraine. Doc had sent or was in the process of sending a new update and added that the swift action had prevented any further damage. "The virus is on them, waiting for a signal", Bilousova said. Read More »

True Religion jeans enters bankruptcy


Like numerous recent announcements of store closings and bankruptcies, analysts said True Religion also has been hit hard by online clothing sales by companies such as Amazon. True Religion posted a net operating loss of $78.5 million for the year ended January 28 as a result of the shift to online shopping and a decline in the premium denim market, it said in bankruptcy documents. Read More »

Hobby Lobby to return artifacts allegedly smuggled from Iraq


The artifacts were allegedly illegally brought into the USA from Iraq through the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel, according to a press release published by the United States Department of Justice. Customs and Border Protection, so that Customs officers are able to scrutinize cultural property crossing our borders and prevent the inappropriate entry of such property", Rhode said in a statement. Read More »

Achal Kumar Jyoti appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner of India


He is an IAS officer of the 1975 batch from Gujarat cadre. He will assume the charge as the head of the Election Commission on 6 July, 2017 according to a notification issued by the law ministry. The Election Commission is an autonomous body tasked with administering elections in India, and has been a three member body since 1989, functioning on the majority vote between the three members. Read More »

New Rs 200 notes not to be dispensed through ATMs?


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will introduce Rs 200 notes, the printing order of which has been placed, sources said. It's not just Rs 200 notes, there have been talks of the government issuing Rs 1000 notes too in the past. It is believed that Rs 200 notes will significantly ease day-to-day transactions as people will be able to withdraw lower denomination notes as they are forced to withdraw Rs 500 notes in most ATMs. Read More »

Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (DM) Upgraded at BidaskClub


On June 26 the stock rating was downgraded from " to "Sector Perform" in an announcement from Scotia Howard Weil. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, January 18 to "Market Perform". Travelers Companies Inc owns 857,200 shares. It seems that First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) might see muted action given an ABR of 2.5 or Hold rating . Read More »

Stunning Concept Leaks and Delayed 2017 Release Date


The supersized phablet will be mass produced by LG but reports said the Korean device maker might run into supply issues that could potentially delay the Google Pixel 2017 release date . Unlike June's patch-heavy update that addressed freezing issues for the Pixel and Pixel XL , there are only "security fixes" according to Verizon and Canadian carrier Rogers . Read More »

Pakistan athletics squad departs for India today


The team will leave via the Wagah border on July 3 and from Amritsar, they will then proceed to Bhubaneswar by air. Syed Fayyaz Hussain and Mohammad Bilal are the coaches. The Pakistani team did participate in the Pune edition, as well. Putting all speculation to rest, the six athletes named "provisionally" in the Indian squad were cleared to take part in the Asian Athletics Championship which begins here on Thursday. Read More »

Stocks Steady After Release of Fed Minutes


The amount of assets on the Fed's balance sheet more than quadrupled to $4.5 trillion since 2008 as the central bank bought Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities to try to stimulate the economy. "A few participants also judged that the case for a policy rate increase at this meeting was strengthened by the easing, by some measures, in overall financial conditions", according to the minutes. Read More »

Florida man drives auto loaded with propane tanks into ex's apartment


Authorities said he and the woman inside got into a fight on Tuesday morning and when he showed up, he didn't like something he saw. Police believe Philbert had a history of domestic trouble with the woman he was in a relationship with. Lucie County Fire District/FacebookSmoke from the blaze billows out of the burnt complex. "The fire, it just got to where we had to step back, and then a few seconds later, it blew up", Pablo Toledo said. Read More »

3 dead, 4 injured in downtown Savannah shooting, crash


Police then pursued the suspect in a auto chase that ended in a crash. He said it all started when a white SUV pulled up outside the Tree House bar and someone inside opened fire. Police report that 4 people were injured, including one person who showed up at a hospital later with non-life threatening injuries. WSPA reported the three individuals killed were involved in that accident. Read More »

Analysts Review: Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE)

Lastly, Zacks Lowered Cenovus Energy from a "buy" recommendation to a "hold" recommendation in a analysis note on Mon, May 1st. around three Brokerage firms have recommended the share with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and around seven have published a buy recommendation to The corporation. Read More »

Iraqi PM congratulates Iraqis on "big victories" in Mosul


The head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdurrahman, said the breaching of the wall was the most important development to date in the battle for Raqqa. Reaching the Tigris would give Iraqi forces full control over the city and is expected by the end of this week. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack but suspicion is likely to fall on IS, which has carried out similar attacks in the past. Read More »

Day three of ANC policy conference


The president said he believes that the ANC will rise above the challenges they are facing in the policy conference. Even as he spoke, new allegations of corruption were being levelled by the... If Dlamini-Zuma did become president of the ruling party, Malala warned that the turbulent political climate would likely remain. He faces a no- confidence motion in parliament on August 3. Read More »

Creed 2: Sylvester Stallone Drops Hint at Rocky IV Link


Stallone has starred in seven films, including the latest, 2015's Creed , as legendary boxer Rocky Balboa. Lately, he has been filling his Instagram account with posts of behind the scenes photos from that movie. Jordan-led extension of the Rocky franchise that followed the son of the Italian Stallion's great rival Apollo. History will always repeat itself in one for or another, just got to be ready!.Sins of the Father. Read More »

US Lifts Laptop Ban on Flights From Turkey


Lapan confirmed that Turkish Airlines alerted the Transportation Security Administration that it was ready to comply and that US officials would verify on Wednesday whether the new measures had been correctly implemented. The ban was lifted after American security officials visited Turkish airports to monitor security arrangements on Tuesday. The U.K. ban does not apply to flights from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Read More »

Services PMI rises to eight-month high of 53.1 in June


The UK Markit/CIPS services purchasing managers' index for June fell to 53.4 from the prior month's 53.8 and shy of the consensus forecast of 53.5. The IHS Markit Russia Services Business Activity Index dropped to 55.5 in June from 56.3 in May. Read More »

Pepe Completes His Move To Beşiktaş From Real Madrid


Pepe had joined the Spanish giants from Porto in 2007 in a deal worth 30 million euros. The 34-year-old played almost 350 games for Real Madrid; winning three La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues and netting on 15 occasions in all competitions. Read More »

Salman Khan shoots with Shah Rukh Khan for Aanand L Rai's film


SRK and Salman were snapped along with Aanand L Rai at Mehboob Studios in Mumbai on Tuesday, most likely for the reported cameo in the film. Hyundai India today announced the extension of its contract with Bollywood celebrity Shah Rukh Khan as the company's corporate brand ambassador. Read More »

EU Court says part of Uber services are illegal


Maciej Szpunar - an advocate general with the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice - on Tuesday said EU member states can ban the ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at its core Uber is an ordinary transport company under their individual jurisdictions. Read More »

Brokerages Set AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Price Target at $8.12

Black Box now has $128.46 million valuation. Before you buy a stock, understand the risks and decide if they are risks you are comfortable taking. Shares outstanding are recorded as 314.10M and total shares floated are 310.26M. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, October 3 by Deutsche Bank. On November 29, 2016 the stock rating was changed to a "Neutral" according to a Macquarie report a cut from the previous "Outperform" rating. Read More »

Family chased by wild monkeys


That population has grown to roughly 200 monkeys. The family discovers an even larger group of monkeys gathered just off the walking path, but the primates do not appear to enjoy being filmed, as they begin to chase the human intruders away. Read More »

Mike Ashley in court over £15m boozy pub 'banter'


As it turned out Mr Ashley paid him only £1 million. Claims made in court of Mr Ashley falling asleep under boardroom tables during meetings were made to suggest unprofessionalism on his part but one witness statement, in particular, stood out. Read More »

Snapchat "Snap Maps" Could be risky to Your Children


Then open the Google Maps app, select the menu button in the upper-left corner and tap Share Location. "By default the feature will allow anyone you are friends with on Snapchat to do this". Ms Persson asked: "Should companies be encouraging their customer base, which they know includes children, to share this intimate level of personal stories, locations, and behaviours with strangers?" The group also urges parents to talk to their kids about keeping their location private and ensuring ... Read More »

Traders Watch list: Oasis Petroleum Inc (NYSE:OAS)

The energy producer reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.02. They should not be utilized to make stock portfolio or financial decisions as they are based only on limited and open source information. Read More »