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Korea Warns Japan of 'Imminent Self-Destruction'

Korea Warns Japan of 'Imminent Self-Destruction'

But the US Defence Secretary, James Mattis, insisted on Wednesday that there was still room for diplomacy. South Korean analysts said North Korea's threat against Guam and the launch over Japan on Tuesday are likely attempts to make launches over Japan an accepted norm and win itself greater military space in a region dominated by enemies. Read More

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State AG: Hurricane Harvey scams could reach MI

State AG: Hurricane Harvey scams could reach MI

The attorney general office's hotline, at (800) 252-8011, and the agency's website have already received more than 350 complaints about price gouging, reports Austin television station KXAN . Customers who become aware of direct evidence concerning price fixing or gouging is asked to contact the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. Read More

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Economy grew 3% in 2nd quarter, fastest pace in 2 years

Economy grew 3% in 2nd quarter, fastest pace in 2 years

The nations real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.0 percent in the second quarter, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis on Wednesday. Hurricane Harvey's pummeling of major population and production centers in Texas and Louisiana will likely constrain growth in the third quarter. Read More

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The Rangers have not wanted to swap two sets

Petersburg, Florida . This week's series between the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros will be played in Florida, despite the Rangers' offer to host the series with the Astros as the home team. "We had to look at our players' best interest and we had to look at the integrity of the schedule". The Mets are now in Cincinnati and will begin a three-game road trip Tuesday that concludes with a matinee Thursday. Read More

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Interview: Dara Khosrowshahi remains mum on Uber job, highlights Expedia growth

Interview: Dara Khosrowshahi remains mum on Uber job, highlights Expedia growth

Less well known is that Khosrowshahi was an early advocate of bitcoin. An Uber spokesperson said past year that the company made the change to improve service. Running Uber will be no easy task. An email sent out to Uber employees said Khosrowshahi is "the best person to lead Uber into the future" and that his appointment would be a step towards "improving our culture and making Uber the best place to work". Read More

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Houston logistics services offline as all modes remain closed

Houston logistics services offline as all modes remain closed

If you're flying from Eppley Airfield in Omaha, your flight may have been affected by Tropical Storm Harvey. Both Bush Intercontinental and Hobby Airport are expected to stay shut down until at least Wednesday. Officials confirmed flights will be limited to humanitarian flights and first responder support for hurricane recovery efforts in Houston and southeast Texas. Read More

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US Levels Sanctions On Venezuela

US Levels Sanctions On Venezuela

It was not immediately clear how hard the sanctions would hit Venezuela's vital energy sector and whether they would affect its dealings with investors from other countries. The White House said the new sanctions will tighten Venezuela's access to the US financial system. The Trump administration slapped sweeping financial sanctions on Venezuela on Friday, dramatically ratcheting up tensions between the two countries and making it harder for embattled President Nicolas Maduro to ... Read More

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Kroger Stock Plunges 8 Percent On News of Amazon's Whole Foods Strategy

Kroger Stock Plunges 8 Percent On News of Amazon's Whole Foods Strategy

The company also said its Amazon Prime service subscribers will be eligible for Whole Foods customer rewards, giving them extra savings and in-store benefits that have yet to be announced. Amazon's willingness to take lower profit margins ups the ante in the increasingly costly grocery price war. Whole Foods Market Inc . was founded in 1978 and it is an established US supermarket chain that only features foods without artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and ... Read More

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U.S. extends sanctions against North Korea

U.S. extends sanctions against North Korea

China said Wednesday that new United States sanctions targeting Chinese firms linked to North Korea "will not help" cooperation with Beijing in the nuclear crisis. "The sanctions target a range of North Korea's illicit activities and the focus on Chinese facilitators is another message to Beijing", said Anthony Ruggiero, a Foundation for Defense of Democracies senior fellow and former US Treasury official. Read More

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Dwyane Wade and the Nuggets? Why it could happen

Dwyane Wade and the Nuggets? Why it could happen

Even though Wade was the second-leading scorer for the Bulls last season, the team is undergoing a youth movement and Chicago's roster is deep with shooting guard talent. He also loves to get out in transition, could be on the receiving end of a patented full-court heave from Jokic - the best quarterback in Denver - and is still one of the league's most creative half court improvisers. Read More

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Salesforce beats Q2 targets, subscription revenue up 26 percent

Salesforce beats Q2 targets, subscription revenue up 26 percent

On the ratings front, Salesforce has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Among 9 analysts covering Standard Chartered PLC ( OTCMKTS:SCBFF ), 3 have Buy rating , 3 Sell and 3 Hold. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 34,195,300 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,931,563,069. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink . Read More

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Oil prices rise on tightening inventories

Oil prices rise on tightening inventories

EIA forecasts show that U.S. shale oil production is expected to rise further and touch a record high in September. United States oil inventories are back within the five-year range and are at their lowest since January 2016. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts expect the EIA to report a decline of 3.7 million barrels in crude inventories. Oil rose toward $48 a barrel before data forecast to show a further reduction in USA crude inventories, which would signal that a global surplus is ... Read More

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Investors give Foot Locker a kicking as sales slump

Investors give Foot Locker a kicking as sales slump

Estee Lauder shares rose 4.1% premarket on the release of its fourth-quarter report, which beat analyst expectations partly on skin-care sales. The company's cash totaled $1,043 million. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 12th of July 2017. More interesting news about ADTRAN, Inc. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at ... Read More

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Sensex gives up gains, but stays positive for 3rd day

Sensex gives up gains, but stays positive for 3rd day

India's bonds and forex markets are closed on Thursday for a holiday. Infosys rose 4.5% to close at 1,021.15 rupees. "Stocks across the globe traded with caution as uncertainty surrounding internal U.S. The 30-share Sensex surged by 166.62 points, or 0.52 per cent, to 31,937.51 points in early trade after gaining 557.30 points in the previous two sessions. Read More

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