Monday December 18-th, 2017

Clinton surpasses Sanders in Massachusetts fundraising

Trump does not understand what the Constitution is about. "The Donald" Trump has played fast and loose with xenophobic demagoguery and downright racism, accusing all Mexican immigrants of being rapists and murderers while calling out an IN born jud...

Fox News Chief Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Charges

In 2011, Ailes told The Associated Press that he hired Sarah Palin as an analyst - a decision that later gave him headaches - "because she was hot and got ratings". We will have more to say in coming days as events unfold. Lachlan and James serve as ...

BJP protests against abuses hurled at Daya Shankar's wife, daughter BJP protests against abuses hurled at Daya Shankar's wife, daughter

Swati had alleged that her family was being dragged into the controversy unnecessarily. PTI Though Singh has gone into hiding fearing a vicious backlash and police action, his family members took upon themselves to counter their rivals. The BJP and S...

Here's your first official look at the Justice League

That must have made Warner Bros. rethink their strategy about the DC Extended Universe. To Wonder Woman's left is Henry Cavill as Superman, Ezra Miller as The Flash and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. I can't wait to see some footage of J.K. Simmons as...

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity

In 2008 Kaine was considered as a possible running mate for Barack Obama, but was not selected. "I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @ timkaine , a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others", Clinton said on Twitter. Mrs Clinton m a...

Boeing to Recognize Cost Reclassification and Charges to Second-Quarter Earnings Boeing to Recognize Cost Reclassification and Charges to Second-Quarter Earnings

The company also stated that it would not carry out two aircraft flight - test which will cost a whopping $847 million when it discovered that it couldn't find buyers for the plane. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its r...

Convention jolted again as Trump speechwriter apologizes Convention jolted again as Trump speechwriter apologizes

Though the focus was supposed to be jobs, speakers spent more time denouncing presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Trump's speech was well received in the convention hall. Republicans vow that in a Trump administration, the USA will r...

Microsoft Helps Wall Street To Another Day Of Record Highs Microsoft Helps Wall Street To Another Day Of Record Highs

The market's current valuation is well above the 15 times earnings it was trading at in February at the 2016 lows and pricier than the average P-E of 14.7 going back nearly 50 years, data from Thomson Reuters show. Volkswagen jumped 6 percent after...

Leslie Jones Talks Racist Twitter Abuse With Seth Meyers Leslie Jones Talks Racist Twitter Abuse With Seth Meyers

Jones quit Twitter "with tears and a very sad heart" on Monday night (July 18) after posting examples of some of the racist tweets she's been subjected to following the release of the movie reboot. Also, Twitter is a private company, which is to ...

MBA: Mortgage Application Volume Dipped 1.3% MBA: Mortgage Application Volume Dipped 1.3%

Over a 15-year term, the total interest payments would be around $21,639. Mortgage loan rates rose on four of the five types of loans in the week. There isn't a clear consensus among this week's panelists with 46 percent expecting mortgage rates ...

Coveted Green Flag award for Epping Forest Coveted Green Flag award for Epping Forest

Lesley Griffiths AM, Welsh Government cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, welcomed the results and paid tribute to the various winners. And we are particularly proud of Salt Hill Park, which has come a long way in recent years. "Th...

Clinton surpasses Sanders in MA fundraising

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers his speech on the final evening of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. "It doesn't matter if you're going to hold your nose and vote for Hillary", said Taylor, who owns a Phil...

Clinton and Kaine to debut as Democratic ticket in Florida Clinton and Kaine to debut as Democratic ticket in Florida

He was also the Governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010 and a member of the Democratic National Committee for two years till 2011. In 2005, as Virginia governor, he said he would "work in good faith to reduce abortions". WASHINGTON - President Bara...

Higher US mortgage rates slow loan demand: MBA Higher US mortgage rates slow loan demand: MBA

A survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association revealed that there was a 61 percent increase in the volume of applications from the same week a year ago due to an increased number of refinances. Mortgage News Daily noted Tuesday that rates had been i...

Dish Sub Losses Deepen In Q2, Net Profits Higher

Dish Network has amassed a swath of radio spectrum for mobile video services, but it's been unable to partner with Verizon Communications (VZ), T-Mobile US (TMUS) or Sprint (S). The company's price sits 5.62% above from its 50-day moving average ...

Amber Heard Hangs Out with Elon Musk in Miami

Last week Heard was spotted meeting up with her ex-girlfriend, photographer Taysa Van Ree - who she split from five years ago - at Republique in Los Angeles . It goes on to say Depp's lawyers asked Heard to agree to keep all proceedings quiet, but s...

U.K. Retail Sales Fall Faster Than Expected in June U.K. Retail Sales Fall Faster Than Expected in June

The annual growth in retail sales including auto fuel slowed more than expected to 4.3 percent from 5.7 percent in May. James Smith of ING said that a major decline in the GfK consumer confidence barometer - which fell at its quickest rate since 19...

US stock indexes pull back after a strong 3-week run US stock indexes pull back after a strong 3-week run

The most actively traded September futures are now down $0.15 at $45.79 a barrel. August natural gas was up three cents to US$2.76 per mmBtu and August gold lost US$4.80 to US$1,327.40 per ounce. Netflix and other companies reported disappointing ...

UK economy suffers 'dramatic deterioration' from Brexit vote

All ports of entry into the country face higher security measures as the government aims to keep arms from entering. New orders and production both fell sharply this month. The data was published after the International Monetary Fund slashed its ...

USA stock indexes inch higher in another listless day

The industrials sector was down 0.4 percent, the only decliner among the 10 major S&P 500 sectors. The Nasdaq composite rose roughly two points. Corporate earnings likely weakened last quarter, for example, and the US economy is still growing a...

Ted Cruz draws the boos, but will Donald Trump lose?

Among the children, Ivanka is the one who is often the bridge to women voters and seems to have the mission of selling her father's softer side. "I have visited the laid-off factory workers, and the communities crushed by our disgusting and unfair ...

Pound Falls After Data Signals UK Slowdown After Brexit Pound Falls After Data Signals UK Slowdown After Brexit

The services Purchasing Managers' Index dropped marginally to 52.7 from 52.8 in June. A reading above 50 indicates growth, while below indicates contraction. Optimism among services firms also slumped at an unprecedented pace to the lowest in seven a...

Irrfan Khan Deliveres Yet Another Hard Hitting Performance With Madaari Irrfan Khan Deliveres Yet Another Hard Hitting Performance With Madaari

However, Irrfan Khan starrer Madaari received thrashings from Kamaal R Khan, as he has humiliated the film and the film-makers in the worst way possible. "Calling the movie "amazing", Rajkummar Rao added, " 'Madaari' is so relevant. Kriti Sanon ...

US rig count up 15 this week to 462 US rig count up 15 this week to 462

Other basins with gains this week included the Barnett, D-J/Niobrara, Eagle Ford, Granite Wash and Mississippian. The Houston company reported that USA oil rigs were up 14 to 371, marking the seventh active rig increase reported by the oilfield ser...

Benghazi mom gives emotional speech during GOP convention Benghazi mom gives emotional speech during GOP convention

In addition to Smith, speakers on the first day included Marine Corps veterans John Tiegen and Mark Geist, who were security contractors involved in the fight at a Central Intelligence Agency annex about a mile from the Benghazi consulate. In an inte...

Tech, telecoms lead Wall St higher, GE weighs on Dow Tech, telecoms lead Wall St higher, GE weighs on Dow

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 8 points, or 0.4%, to 2,173 at 2:22 p.m. Eastern time. Through the morning, it has remained within 0.1 percent, up or down, of its record close set on Wednesday. "It's surprising how strong the market has been",...

NJ delegates react to Cruz failing to endorse Trump NJ delegates react to Cruz failing to endorse Trump

Trump and Cruz were at loggerheads on the primary campaign trail: Cruz complaining that Trump was not a proper conservative and about his allegedly liberal "New York values" while the tycoon savaged Cruz as "Lyin' Ted" and posted a deeply unflatterin...

NC GOP leaders criticize Cruz for failing to endorse Trump NC GOP leaders criticize Cruz for failing to endorse Trump

Speaking to an incensed Texas delegation, Cruz recalled an answer he gave at a Republican debate this year, when he enthusiastically said he would support the party's official nominee. The third night of the Republican National Convention was the c...

Microsoft Sales, Profit Top Estimates on Cloud Revenue Jump

Profit was 69 cents a share whereas analysts expected on average 58 cents. Microsoft has been competing with Amazon, Google and others for control in the cloud service and storage space. Revenue in Microsoft's Productivity and Business Processe...

Sanders supporters plan fart protest of Hillary Clinton's DNC speech. Really

The poll is the latest to confirm that Clinton has a commanding lead in NY, a state that both candidates call home and have vowed to win in the November election. Nationally syndicated talk radio host Rush Limbaugh hasn't always been the biggest fan ...

Angela Eagle quits Labour party leadership race

Kerry McCarthy, MP for Bristol East, was at the former shadow work and pensions secretary campaign launch on the weekend and confirmed that she believes Mr Smith has the ability to connect with people beyond those who "already agree with him".

Three month state of emergency declared in Turkey

Mr Erdogan, who has launched mass purges of state institutions since the coup attempt , said the move was fully in line with Turkey's constitution and did not violate the rule of law or basic freedoms of Turkish citizens. Anadolu, Turkey's state...

Unilever profits rise 2 percent in first half of 2016 Unilever profits rise 2 percent in first half of 2016

On a reported basis, Unilever said that turnover in the first half fell 2.6% to €26.3 billion. Pre-tax profits came in at €3.6bn, a small 0.8 per cent rise on past year. "Despite a challenging environment with slower global economic growth and inte...

Ted Cruz defends his non-endorsement of Donald Trump

Maria Farias, vice chairwoman of the Bexar County GOP, said she did not buy Cruz's reluctance to back Trump because he attacked the Cruz family. "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father", said Cruz, explai...

Mortgage applications drop 1.3%, as refinancing loses some steam Mortgage applications drop 1.3%, as refinancing loses some steam

Goldman Sachs previously predicted GDP growth at 2.25%, however after the Brexit vote, the company revised its prediction down to 2% for the year. 30 year refinance fixed rate loans at PNC are 4.125% with an April of 4.236%. The Veterans Affairs...

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