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  • China Online Censors Delete Tributes to Liu Xiaobo

    China Online Censors Delete Tributes to Liu Xiaobo

    He had planned to make the remark at his sentencing on charges of inciting subversion of state power in 2009, but the court forbade him from doing so. Xiaobo was a vocal critic of Chinese communist political domination and served four terms in prison throughout the course of almost three decades. "Now that he is gone the world will never know", lamented Yang Jianli, who participated in the demonstrations for democracy in Tiananmen Square and also served five years in prison in China.

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  • Happy National French Fry Day!

    Happy National French Fry Day!

    BurgerFi - Buy any burger or hot dog at the national chain on French Fry Day and they'll include a free regular fries. You can use anything to make healthy fries at home in the oven from regular potatoes to carrots, to sweet potatoes, and even squash, zucchini, jicama, and eggplant, believe it or not.

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  • JC Penney Opening Toy Shops In All Of Its Stores

    JC Penney Opening Toy Shops In All Of Its Stores

    Penney Company, Inc". On average, analysts forecast that J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Evercore Trust Company acquired 182,936 shares as Penney J C Inc ( JCP)'s stock declined 35.14%. Taking notice on average true range by J. Welles Wilder, it was 0.22. Gordon Haskett upgraded J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The current consensus analyst recommendation is sitting at 3.00 on company shares.

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  • 76ers Ben Simmons says he is a starting National Basketball Association point guard

    76ers Ben Simmons says he is a starting National Basketball Association point guard

    Fultz is a traditional point guard. Despite all this chatter surrounding Simmons, he recently told Keith Pompey of The Inquirer that he still plans on being the team's starting point guard. Check out the Sixers' full statement regarding Fultz's injury below. Defensively, Simmons will likely guard power forwards, allowing him to stay closer to the basket and contribute as a rebounder and then push the tempo in transition.

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  • CFPB Issues Rule That Harms Consumers, Favors Attorneys

    CFPB Issues Rule That Harms Consumers, Favors Attorneys

    While the banking industry has criticized the rule, consumer groups, like Consumer Reports , have long opposed forced arbitration clauses and see the rule as an important step for consumers in restoring basic rights in holding financial companies accountable for widespread wrongdoing.

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  • AFP spox: 5-year martial law 'too long'

    The Supreme Court ruled the legality of Duterte's declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao as a government response to the attack of 500 Maute militants' group in Marawi City , the Philippines sole Islamic City. The fighting erupted after a botched operation by military and police commandos to arrest Isnilon Hapilon , a terrorist leader believed to be the "point man" for the #Islamic State (IS) in the #Philippines and military adviser to the local IS-affiliated Maute Group .

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  • Forest fires rage in sweltering California

    Forest fires rage in sweltering California

    More than 1,000 firefighters were on scene, assisted by water-dropping helicopters and retardant-splashing planes. Acreage remains the same-23,867 acres burned . California governor Jerry Brown announced in April, the official end of the drought that lasted more than five years in his State. It's 35 percent contained .

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  • West Indies win toss, elect to field against India in T20

    West Indies win toss, elect to field against India in T20

    Windies are the World Champions in this format for a reason. When will the India vs West Indies 2017, T20, India vs West Indies cricket game be played? The guys have played in IPL, so have a lot of exposure. The bowling department under the likes of experienced pacer Jerome Taylor and spinning duo Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine will look to put the brakes on the formidable Indian batting line-up.

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  • USA job growth rebounds in June, calming economic fears

    USA job growth rebounds in June, calming economic fears

    Despite the low rumble of an economic slowdown on the horizon from various experts predicting the worst is to come, the Trump administration will no doubt be happy to say the experts were wrong with the July Jobs Report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday.

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  • Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of North Korea 'missile'

    Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of North Korea 'missile'

    But it's unclear that North Korea would accept any of Moon's overtures as South Korea is working with the United States and others to get the country punished for its ICBM launch Tuesday. The U.S. leader has signaled his growing frustration at the pace of China's efforts to pressure North Korea. North Korean state media described leader Kim as "feasting his eyes" on the ICBM, which was said to be capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead, before its launch.

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  • Acrobat plummets to death before Green Day performance in Madrid

    Acrobat plummets to death before Green Day performance in Madrid

    Our thoughts go out to those affected. Slowdive, which was due on stage after Green Day , suspended its performance, saying: "Due to the tragic accident in Mad Cool this night we feel it is not appropriate to play". "To all the friends of my brother Pedro Aunion Monroy ". "I was so looking forward to seeing you again". I can't wait to see my handsome boyfriend.

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  • Hawks reportedly pass on Knicks' $71M offer to Hardaway Jr

    Hawks reportedly pass on Knicks' $71M offer to Hardaway Jr

    Many are questioning the amount the Knicks are willing to pay for a player that has those kinds of numbers, especially for 1 who has a reputation of being a liability on defense. "They're nuts", wrote another agent. In one National Basketball Association season, Plumlee appeared in just 21 games, with averages of 1.9 points and 2.4 rebounds in 8.1 minutes per.

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  • American Exports Are Rising, Shrinking The Trade Deficit Slightly

    American Exports Are Rising, Shrinking The Trade Deficit Slightly

    Total exports to South Korea were at their highest ever, at $4.5 billion while exports to Brazil were $3.3 billion, a level not seen in nearly three years. US exports rose 0.4 percent to $192 billion, evidence of a rebound in global trade, while imports declined just 0.1 percent to $238.5 billion. The biggest factor in the increase was imports of aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts, which soared by 45.9 per cent.

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  • Jefferies Cuts Rating On Physicians Realty Trust of Ben (DOC)

    Jefferies Cuts Rating On Physicians Realty Trust of Ben (DOC)

    EnLink Midstream LLC (NYSE:ENLC) has risen 22.63% since July 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.31% the S&P500. It dropped, as 40 investors sold Federal Realty Investment Trust shares while 119 reduced holdings. (NYSE:PDM) earned "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 7. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $4100 target. On Monday, May 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Sandler O'Neill to "Hold".

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  • Montana Earthquake: 5.8 quake strikes outside Lincoln

    Montana Earthquake: 5.8 quake strikes outside Lincoln

    A National Weather Service office in Montana said it had received a report of a gas leak in Helena, the state capital, and things falling off walls in Great Falls. Please make sure your propane tanks are not compromised or off their blocks. If in doubt, call a professional. For residents in Spokane, which is the second most-populated city in Washington State , it will be particularly shocking.

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  • Russian crude oil output unchanged in June, in line with compliance

    Russian crude oil output unchanged in June, in line with compliance

    Energy Information Administration . There are signs of a slowdown in the United States, but Libya is adding more oil to the market as it restarts fields that are exempt from OPEC's production curbs. At the same time, Goldman says that oil prices could see some gains this year, potentially having recently bottomed out in the low-$40s. Other analysts, however, believe that the trend of rising output may soon abate and the weekly fall in the US oil-rig count backed that up.

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  • Kaspersky Situation Desperate, Agrees to Submit Software Source Code to US Scrutiny

    Kaspersky Situation Desperate, Agrees to Submit Software Source Code to US Scrutiny

    The security firm's CEO expressed willingness to comply with the US government after his company has come under fire from some USA officials for what they perceive to be uncomfortably close connections between Kaspersky and the Kremlin. Kaspersky is determined to prove that it's not a Russian minion. Russian communications minister Nikolay Nikiforov responding to the development, warned that any "unilateral political sanctions" would prompt retaliation from Russia.

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  • Price Target Analysis Visa Inc. (V)

    Price Target Analysis Visa Inc. (V)

    Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Vetr downgraded shares of Ford Motor Company from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $12.45 price target on the stock.in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st.

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