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Kylie Jenner's Family Threw Her a Surprise 20th Birthday Party Kylie Jenner's Family Threw Her a Surprise 20th Birthday Party
- August 11, 2017

Kylie first tested the theory of Kylie Lip Kits back in November 2015, and what began as an experimental dip into the world of beauty has become a bona fide business for the 20-year-old. "Dispatch day, I invigorated the page about a moment after we propelled and everything was sold out", she said. "In the beginning I thought my brand had to be consistent and everything (had to) look the same and that was stressing me out", Kylie said. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Apple gain sends Dow Jones above 22000 Markets Right Now: Apple gain sends Dow Jones above 22000
- August 03, 2017

The S&P 500 information technology index is up 22 percent year to date, leading other sectors. Nearly exactly a year ago, Donald Trump dismissed the stock market's rise under President Barack Obama as a "big bubble". The Nasdaq Composite was up 16.49 points, or 0.26%, at 6,364.61. But Apple's gains were not enough to prop up the broader USA stock indexes, with the benchmark S&P 500 and Nasdaq both lower. (more...)
British Gas business energy supply profits wiped out British Gas business energy supply profits wiped out
- August 02, 2017

The energy giant's price hike could mean an average dual fuel bill for a typical annual household tariff will rise by £76 to £1,120 - with those receiving a warm home discount promised a £76 credit to offset the tariff increase. A spokesman for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said: "We're concerned this price rise will hit many people already on poor-value tariffs". (more...)
Tesla Model 3 Battery Cells Will Lose Money for Panasonic, Initially
- August 02, 2017

The Model 3 is Tesla's first auto for the mass market, with a price tag starting at $35,000, moving beyond its niche as a provider of luxury vehicles that typically sell for more than $100,000. Until now, Tesla has operated as a niche producer of luxury electric vehicles , with a charismatic, showman CEO who regularly interacts with fans on his Twitter account. (more...)
Rory McIlroy has reportedly fired long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald Rory McIlroy has reportedly fired long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald
- August 01, 2017

McIlroy revealed that it was his fellow Irishman who snapped him out of his first round mire, telling him: "You're Rory McIlroy - what the f. are you doing?" It appears the major at Royal Birkdale could be the last we see of Fitzgerald working alongside McIlroy . (more...)
Amazon Prime Now enters Singapore Amazon Prime Now enters Singapore
- July 27, 2017

Amazon's Prime Now in Singapore will operate out of an urban fulfillment center, a facility of around 100,000 square feet, the company's largest Prime Now only fulfillment center in the world, Low said. While it was not labeled Amazon, the distinctive smiley arrow said it all. This marks its entry into South-east Asia. "While e-commerce is set to grow the market in Southeast Asia is relatively small and fragmented with narrow margins", he said. (more...)
Sears hops on Alexa bandwagon in move to spruce up appliances Sears hops on Alexa bandwagon in move to spruce up appliances
- July 21, 2017

The Kenmore Smart air conditioner is now available. As part of its ongoing efforts to increase sales and make the most of its store brands, Sears Holdings , the parent company of Sears and Kmart , announced that it will be selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon , beginning with air conditioners. (more...)
Official Haseena Parkar trailer is out! Official Haseena Parkar trailer is out!
- July 21, 2017

She was last seen in Half Girlfriend with Arjun Kapoor. "I would always take up an interesting romantic script". "If my director thinks I can do it, then I have to trust him". "She has been working so hard to pull it off". He most anticipated film of the year Haseena Parkar has increased the level of excitement with the launch of its trailer today. (more...)
Feds shut down billion-dollar drug trafficking 'dark' site Feds shut down billion-dollar drug trafficking 'dark' site
- July 21, 2017

The operations to seize AlphaBay's infrastructure was led by the USA with cooperation from six other countries and the European law enforcement agency Europol . Earlier this month 26-year-old Canadian citizen Alexandre Cazes was arrested in Bangkok on suspicion of being one of AlphaBay's operators. We know of several Americans who were killed by drugs on Alpha Bay . (more...)
Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions
- July 16, 2017

Opposition to the June sanctions bill was not restricted to Capitol Hill . Trump Jr . also said his father, President Donald Trump , wasn't aware of the meeting until recently. Earlier this week, Democrats objected that House Republicans were trying to prevent the minority from ever bringing up a resolution under the bill to block Trump from making changes to sanctions policy, absent Republican approval. (more...)
Analysts Issue Intertek Group (ITRK) Price Target at $3901.93 Analysts Issue Intertek Group (ITRK) Price Target at $3901.93
- July 12, 2017

TopBuild Corp (NYSE:BLD) has risen 51.26% since July 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500. The Illinois-based Oberweis Asset Management Inc has invested 0.29% in the stock. Therefore 28% are positive. The lowest target is $20.0 while the high is $27.0. GBX 263.69's average target is 163.82% above currents GBX 99.95 stock price. (more...)
USA job creation surges in June, pointing to market's resilience USA job creation surges in June, pointing to market's resilience
- July 08, 2017

In oil markets, prices slipped by more than 2.5 percent on Friday as news of a further increase in USA production added to earlier reports that OPEC output was also on the rise. Pappalardo expects little change in the market's recent momentum, considering how the June report offered a consistent picture of the US economy . (more...)
Wildcard Watson sinks 18th seed Sevastova Wildcard Watson sinks 18th seed Sevastova
- July 07, 2017

It is the third time that the Guernsey-born star has reached the third round at SW19 and she was delighted with her display. Heather Watson is within touching distance of achieving her long-term goal of reaching the second week of a grand slam - which could be bad news for coach Morgan Phillips. (more...)
Gas Prices Falling in Time for Holiday Gas Prices Falling in Time for Holiday
- July 05, 2017

The auto club notes the Great Lakes region is finally experiencing some price stability, and Michigan's price drop over the past week and the last month is the second-largest in the nation. OPEC members in May agreed to extend those production caps another nine months, but disappointed investors who wanted deeper cuts. "We're paying about 5 and a half cents less a gallon this week than last week", he said. (more...)
Kyle Lowry staying in Toronto for $100 million
- July 03, 2017

Ibaka's contract suggests the Raptors could also be nearing an agreement to retain free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry , as USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt indicated late Saturday night. Cory Joseph could be dealt and this likely ends Patrick Patterson's time in Toronto. President Masai Ujiri has been a wizard navigating bringing back his top talent, ensuring they get paid, but not on crippling terms. (more...)
Here's Why Thousands Of Young People In Hong Kong Protested Against China Here's Why Thousands Of Young People In Hong Kong Protested Against China
- July 02, 2017

The number of mainland enterprises that have gone public in Hong Kong has skyrocketed from 101 in 1997 to more than 1,000 a year ago - more than half the total number of companies listed in the city - with the market values of mainland companies rising from about 20 percent to 63 percent of the city's total market capitalization. (more...)
'Petya' cyberattack: what we know about the latest global ransomware strike 'Petya' cyberattack: what we know about the latest global ransomware strike
- June 29, 2017

In Ukraine , Yevhen Dykhne, director of Boryspyl Airport, said it had been hit by a cyber attack . The ransomware demands a $300 bitcoin payment to retrieve encrypted files and hard drives. APM Terminals, owned by Maersk, is experiencing system issues at multiple terminals, including the Port of NY and New Jersey, the largest port on the US East Coast, and Rotterdam in The Netherlands, Europe's largest harbour. (more...)
Sears closes another 20 stores Sears closes another 20 stores
- June 24, 2017

A liquidation sale will begin June 30, while the auto center will be converted to a DieHard Auto Center. The latest store closings include 18 Sears stores and two Kmart locations. On Friday, Sears Holdings announced 20 locations on top of the recently announced closings, bringing to a grand total of 260 for this year, as the business struggles to deal with years of retail sales decline. (more...)
Big banks make it through stress tests, investors await cash release Big banks make it through stress tests, investors await cash release
- June 23, 2017

The 34 largest banks in the USA have money on hand to withstand a severe recession, the U.S. central bank said on Thursday. "This would allow them to lend throughout the economic cycle and support households and businesses when times are tough", he said. (more...)
London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties' London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'
- June 21, 2017

A passing police van was flagged down and officers were told the suspect was restrained but "if you don't take him, God forbid, he might be seriously hurt", the imam said. This time the attacker deliberately targeted Muslims, according to the police. The imam said: "We arrived at the incident within minutes". A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque e. (more...)
Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling
- June 20, 2017

The ban violates the First Amendment free speech clause and "contrary to the government's contention, trademarks are private, not government speech", said the court in its decision. But in a unanimous vote, the Supreme Court said that law violates free expression. The larger ramifications from this case are that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office can not refuse trademarks it views as offensive. (more...)
Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar
- June 20, 2017

The company unveiled plans on Friday to buy upmarket United States grocer Whole Foods Market in a massive $13.7 billion (€12.24 billion) deal. Its stock fell as much as 20 percent within the first few minutes of trading before it rebounded and ended the day down 14 percent. (more...)
Oil prices fall on OPEC output increase, rising USA crude stocks
- June 15, 2017

Earlier in the session, the US Energy Information Administration ( EIA ) said the country's crude oil inventories fell by 1.7m barrels in the week through 9 June, well shy of analysts' expectations for a decline in the 2.7m to 3.0m-barrel range. (more...)
Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller
- June 11, 2017

And the former Celtic boss was clearly frustrated as he flung a bottle during an X-rated tantrum. "To go 2-1 behind out of the blue like that with two special free-kicks from Griffiths, it was unbelievable character to come back a get a point". (more...)
Scottish Tory Leader: 'LGBTI Rights More Important than Conservative Party' Scottish Tory Leader: 'LGBTI Rights More Important than Conservative Party'
- June 10, 2017

Ruth Davidson has been told by the prime minister that any Conservative deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will not affect LGBTI rights. Britain's Conservatives need to talk to other political parties and find a way to deliver an "open" Brexit, Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, said after the party failed to win a majority in a national election. (more...)
Shuster Statement on President's Announcement on FAA and Air Traffic Control Reform
- June 08, 2017

Their union, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association , endorsed Shuster's bill after winning assurances that controller wages, benefits and collective bargaining rights would be protected. The Federal Aviation Administration spends close to $10 billion per year on air-traffic control, Reuters reported. In fact, airlines -caused issues from broken planes, late crews, and other glitches accounted for most delays, more than weather and air traffic control combined. (more...)
Oil Prices Rise As EIA Confirms Strong Draw To Crude Inventories
- June 06, 2017

U.S. shale production requires a higher price to be profitable.The agreement proved to be partially successful, as it managed to keep the prices oil prices above $50 per barrel, giving a fiscal boost to major producers.More than 400 oil rigs are now working United States shale fields - an increase of more than 120 per cent compared with a year ago. (more...)
MSNBC tops Fox, CNN in weekly primetime ratings for first time MSNBC tops Fox, CNN in weekly primetime ratings for first time
- May 28, 2017

ESPN's coverage of the Golden State/San Antonio NBA series gave it the fourth and fifth best-rated programs of the week, with coverage of the NBA Draft Lottery coming in eighth. If that's the case, then a smoother week might produce a return to previous form, and the normal Fox domination of prime time in both the overall and the key demo. (more...)
China Blasts US 'Blind Use of Unilateral Sanctions' Versus Iran
- May 26, 2017

Under the terms of the 2015 deal, the previous United States administration of president Barack Obama agreed to waive sanctions on Iran's nuclear program in return for strict controls to prevent its developing a bomb. The new economic sanctions announced Wednesday target Iranian military officials, the State Department said, along with an Iranian entity and a network based in China that are accused of supplying Iran with materials for ballistic missiles. (more...)
Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 43rd governor Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 43rd governor
- May 25, 2017

Branstad said. After more than 22 years as Iowa governor, Terry Branstad is set to resign and be sworn in as ambassador to China. To put that into perspective, he signed 62 in May 2017. "Our office and department heads are prepared to implement the legislation that was passed this legislative session". Just before Reynolds stepped in, Branstad stepped out. (more...)

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