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'Summer of Hell' at Penn Station kicks off this week

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Amtrak started the extensive repairs to tracks and signals in Penn Station. Long Island Rail Road riders are taking buses and ferries into Manhattan amid train service disruptions caused by Amtrak emergency fix work at Penn Station starting Monday and running through September 1. Read More »

Brexit : MEPs threaten to veto offer on European Union nationals

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For us, this is a question of basic fundamental rights and values, which are at the heart of the European project. Comparing the UK's proposal with that of the EU's Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, the differences are striking. Meanwhile, 68 per cent of Scottish and United Kingdom respondents believe there should be a transition period of at least three years following the UK's exit in March 2019. Read More »

Sunac China buys 76 hotels and 13 tourism projects from Dalian Wanda

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The company also noted that the projects would not be re-branded, while the hotels' management would retain their positions until the expiration of their contracts. Earlier this year, it threw a lifeline to Beijing-based LeEco Holdings, investing $2.2 billion in the troubled tech and entertainment company. Sunac will pay for this from its cashpile that stood at over 90 billion yuan at the end of June, Caixin quoted Sun as saying. Read More »

US Urges Russia To Reverse Its Actions In Ukraine

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Putin. Volker, who had previously served as director for European and Eurasian Affairs on the National Security Council, will be responsible for advancing USA efforts to achieve the objectives set out in the Minsk agreements, said the State Department in a statement . Read More »

Tesla Model 3 production gets underway

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The long-awaited first Tesla Model 3 electric auto for the public is finally rolling off the assembly line pending a "final checkout". Tesla has been working on a limited production run of the Model 3 electric vehicle. However, Musk has said previously the Model 3 is much easier to make, despite the firm having no real experience of mass producing vehicles. Total sales of electric vehicles in the United States stay stuck at below 1 percent of overall vehicle sales, regardless of a ... Read More »

China's COSCO to buy Orient Overseas for $6.3 billion

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The global container shipping industry is in for further consolidation with China's Cosco Shipping Holdings offering to buy Hong Kong-headquartered Orient Overseas International (OOIL). The combined Cosco Shipping Lines and OOIL will operate more than 400 vessels over a much expanded network, with capacity exceeding 2.9m teu including ships on order. Read More »

Hernandez, who sued Major League Baseball, among All-Star umpires

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Eddings worked the 2004 All-Star Game in Houston. The rest of the crew announced Thursday includes Mark Carlson (second), Chris Conroy (third), Manny Gonzalez (left) and Mike Estabrook (right). Baseball fans will be in heaven for the next few days as festivities surrounding the 2017 MLB All-Star Game take place across South Florida. The replay umpire in NY will be Doug Eddings. Read More »

United States lifts electronic devices ban on Qatar Airways flights

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Passengers are now allowed to bring personal electronics on board direct flights to the U.S., say the Dubai-based Emirates, Turkish Airways, Qatar Airways and Saudi Arabia's national airline. Qatar Airways joins Emirates [EMIRA.UL], Turkish Airlines (THYAO.IS) and Etihad Airways, which have also announced this week a lifting of the ban on their USA flights. Read More »

As the partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

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The highest court let the ban go forward with a limited scope, saying that it can not apply to anyone with credible " bona fide relationship " with a USA person or entity. The government, however, interpreted the jargon saying that the " bona fide relationship " only refers to close family members, which are: parents, spouses, siblings, and children. Read More »

Z's '4:44' Album Earns Platinum Certification In Less Than A Week

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Reports suggest that the title "4:44" itself is a salute to their relationship despite the rapper's other inspiration for the title; explaining that the number four always meant something for the couple. The RIAA even bent its rules to accommodate this new form of digital sales finagling; Rihanna then followed Jay's lead with her instant-platinum release of Anti a year ago in a similar deal of her own with Samsung. Read More »

Cone Midstream Partners LP (CNNX) Position Held by Clearbridge Investments LLC

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.95. About 189,995 shares traded. It has underperformed by 18.39% the S&P500. The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $41.94. 69 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. The California-based Kayne Anderson Advisors Lp has invested 0.61% in Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SMLP). Read More »

Pandya included in Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

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Rohit Sharma, who last played a Test in October 2016, returned to the Indian squad . Rohit's last Test was against New Zealand a year ago. He was rested for the limited overs away series against West Indies. Pandya was included in the first two Tests against Australia earlier in the year but didn't feature in the final eleven. Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav managed to retain his place as the third spinner alongside senior pros Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Read More »

Power restored after huge Los Angeles outage

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An image shows an explosion at a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power plant on July 8, 2017. People reported losing power in neighborhoods including Porter Ranch, Winnetka, West Hills, Canoga Park, Woodland Hills, Granada Hills, North Hills, Reseda and Chatsworth. Read More »

ED searches house of Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti

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The ED searches are connected to a money laundering probe being conducted by the agency based on a chargesheet filed by the Serious Frauds Investigation Office (SFIO) against two brothers, Surendra Kumar Jain and Virendra Jain among others who are alleged to have laundered several crores of rupees using shell companies. Read More »

Indian police arrest suspect in lynching of teenager

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The accused, aged 30 years, whose identity is not being revealed by the police quoting legal provisions, belongs to Palwal district in Haryana. The main accused was arrested and would be produced before a court tomorrow, the GRP said. He said the accused had admitted to the crime. Goyal also said that the main accused has not mentioned anything about beef, as the cause of the entire incident. Read More »

European Union to Fight for Open Trade, Paris Agreement at G20 Summit

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At a time when the United States' stand on climate change has pitted it against every other country, other major economies appear not to have given up hopes from the Paris Agreement with India on Friday reiterating its commitment to implement the global deal in "letter and spirit" while underlining the importance of its implementation to globally fight the menace of climate change. Read More »

PDP's Adeleke sliding to victory in Osun senatorial by-election

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Adeleke dumped the PDP in protest as he was not picked to replace his brother, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who died in alleged mysterious circumstances recently. The chief returning officer Professor Olaide Lawal of Oye Ekiti University said Adeleke PDP polled 97,480 votes, while Mudashiru Hussain of the All Progressives Congress polled 66,116 votes. Read More »

Jacqueline and Sidharth share steamy pics of each other from A Gentleman

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According to Sidharth, It's the season of double roles. Jacqueline's character and the subsequent photograph that was shared gives off a quirky, full-of-life vibe. " A Gentleman " is slated for an August 25 release. She looked graceful in her traditional avatar. The two actors had just wrapped up the schedule of " A Gentleman " then. Read More »

U.S. should fortify missile defense system

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Holmes, 79, a Republican Party activist who retired in March from the Alaska State Defense Force, said his attitude is rooted in his abiding faith in the us military's ability to counter any attempt by North Korea to strike American soil. Read More »

Modi targets Pakistan at G20

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Modi also proposed a three-point agenda to the G20 nations aimed at improving manpower utilisation. The statement said, "We reaffirm our commitment to tackling all sources, techniques, and channels of terrorist financing and our call for swift and effective implementation of UNSCR (UN Security Council Resolution) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards worldwide". Read More »

Iraqi forces liberate old Mosul

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More than three quarters of the remaining jihadists in Mosul are foreigners, according to Iraqi commanders who have reported a spike in suicide attacks as anti-IS forces close in on the Old City. Reports in Iraq indicate that government forces will announce victory in Mosul in the coming hours. But others were not celebrating as the fighting continued, and distraught women and children emerged covered in dust and clutching what few belongings they could carry. Read More »

USA employers add strong 222K jobs; jobless rate at 4.4 pct

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The overall US economy added 220,000 jobs in June according to initial BLS data. Average hourly wages increased by 4 cents to $26.25 for workers in the private sector. It's certainly good news that 222,000 jobs were added last month , ahead of Wall Street projections . The dollar trimmed gains against the other major currencies on Friday, after the monthly USA nonfarm payrolls report painted a mixed picture of the job market. Read More »

Trump weighs 'pretty severe things' for North Korea over launch

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Mattis spoke by phone Thursday with South Korea's Defense Minister Han Min-koo, in which the Defense secretary committed "the full range of US capabilities" to deter the North Korean threat. The warning was made at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council after Pyongyang's first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that it said could carry a nuclear warhead. Read More »

Acrobat falls to his death during stunt at music festival in Spain

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Event organizers called the incident a "terrible accident" and said that security reasons precluded them from outright canceling the rest of Friday evening's festivities. In a tragic final Facebook post, written on Thursday, he posted a picture of him with his British boyfriend, writing: "I can't wait to see my attractive boyfriend". Read More »

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY) Sees New 52-Week High

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Bremer National Association has invested 0.14% in O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ: ORLY ). Credit Suisse Group fixed a $290.00 target price on O'Reilly Automotive and issued the company a "buy" recommendation in a analysis note on Mon, Apr 24th. Read More »

Passenger Chaos After American Engine Explosion, Fire

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Flight attendants told investigators they were hesitant to open the doors until the pilots confirmed the engines were shutdown. The investigation could take months longer before reaching those conclusions. The captain described the checklist as "cumbersome". He said he posted two videos to Facebook after the woman threatened a flight attendant. A rotating disk within the General Electric CF6-80 engine had an "internal inclusion", meaning foreign debris became embedded within the nickel- and ... Read More »