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India bridge collapse: 2 people dead, 20 missing

Unconfirmed reports, quoting eye witnesses, said some cars have also been washed off after the bridge collapsed. According to district officials, one of the buses was proceeding to Mumbai from Jaigad in Raigad, and the other was on its way to Borivali ( Mumbai ) from Rajapur. Read More »

Tesla loss grows as it falls short of sales goals


The company delivered around 14,400 vehicles from April through June , including almost 9,800 Model S sedans and more than 4,600 Model X crossovers. This ease in preparing the Model Y could also be the reason why Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes that the vehicle would be able to command up to 1 million units of demand per year. Read More »

Greitens adds Missouri governor nomination to long resume

In the final days of the race, Greitens went after Democratic party interests for allegedly funding attack ads targeting his ties to Goguen, in tactics similar to 2012, when Democrats funded ads that may have propelled then-US Rep. Republican U.S. Rep. Sam Graves has defeated two challengers to win Tuesday's primary election. Greitens, 42, of St. Louis, already has a resume that few could match. Read More »

Obama Foundation formally announces library's Chicago site

The Obama Foundation has formally announced that it has chosen Jackson Park as the Chicago location for Barack Obama's presidential library. Lucas and members of his museum board abandoned that project - to be located about 6.5 miles north of the Obama library site - in June as a result of protracted litigation by the Chicago-based Friends of the Parks . Read More »

Time Warner beats profit estimates, picks up stake in Hulu

The Hulu announcement came on the same day that Time Warner issued second quarter earnings. Its partnership with Hulu , a video company that competes with Netflix, calls for Time Warner's "full suite of networks to be carried on Hulu's live-streaming service" that will be launched next year , Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said in a statement . Read More »

Texas Agrees to Weaken Voter ID Law For November Election

Nine of the 15 Fifth Circuit appellate judges upheld a district court's finding that 600,000 people, lack the specific kind of identification required - a driver's license, military ID, passport or weapons permit, among them - and that it would be hard for many to secure it. Read More »

Oil Futures Range Bound Following Inventories, Economic Data


Energy Information Administration indicated that the USA added 1.7 million barrels of crude oil in the third week of July which represent an unprecedented level of inventory figure for this early in the year. USA -based Schork Report said that the earlier price gains were a result of profit-taking from previous short positions that benefited from falling prices along with a fall in the US -dollar since July. Read More »

N.Korea Fires Missile into Japanese-Controlled Waters

Japanese media reported it was the first North Korean missile that had splashed down in Japan's exclusive economic zone. "It's a serious threat against our country's security", Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters. Since its fourth nuclear test, North Korea has claimed a series of technical breakthroughs for its weapons programme. South Korean military officials were analyzing what type of missile it was and how far it flew, according to Seoul's Defense Ministry. Read More »

PGA Championship: Walker holds off Day for first major


Felt some things were clicking last week. And he'd never really come close to winning in golf's biggest events. Day - and Dash - watched on TV as Walker came to the 18th green needing a par on the course's easiest hole. He met his caddie, Andy Sanders, right here 16 years ago during a practice round at the 10th tee on the Upper Course at the U.S. Amateur. But when he finally putted the ball, it barely caught the right side of the cup and fell in. Read More »

DeGrom, De Aza lead Mets over Yankees 7-1

But If not I have two handsome daughters waiting for me in Miami". Rodriguez has a $20 million salary this year and is owed $20 million in 2017, the final season of his $275 million, 10-year deal. I don't know where they're coming from, but none of that, none of that, has been discussed with me. "I think the future's looking bright". That future is unlikely to include Rodriguez, a reality that A-Rod seemed to understand and accept. Read More »

Solar Impulse completes trip around the world with no fuel

Four continents, 24,800 miles, and more than 500 days later, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are back where they started. The journey earned numerous records, including the trans-Pacific leg flown by Borschberg that took five days and nights, setting a mark for the longest solo flight in any airplane, according to the team behind Solar Impulse. Read More »

Christine Sinclair hoping to lead Canada back to Olympic podium


But despite the player advantage and enjoying periods of domination, the Australians could not find a way through the Canadian defence. Defeat gives Australia a mountain to climb if they are to get out of Group F - they face second-ranked Germany in their next outing before wrapping up the group stage against Zimbabwe. Read More »

New Report Questions Efficacy Of Flossing

On Tuesday, the United States federal government admitted that there is little evidence that using dental floss every day prevents gum disease and cavities. Since the average American brushes their teeth for 47 seconds twice a day, they should take the extra time to floss . However, there seems to be little proof that flossing actually prevents cavities or gum disease, as has always been believed. Read More »

Typhoon Nida shuts Hong Kong, more than 150 flights cancelled

The cities of Zhuhai and Shanwei in Guangdong province have also issued red alerts - the highest in China's four-tier colour coded warning system. As the storm proceeded across Hong Kong and makes landfall in southern China, many cities in the Pearl River Delta region were bracing for impact. Read More »

Forex - USD/JPY tumbles over 1% after BoJ stimulus disappoints

The People's Bank of China on Friday set the yuan reference point against the U.S. dollar at 6.6511, 86 basis points or 0.13 per cent stronger than on Thursday. But tightness in the job market has not spilled into significant increases in wages that might help spur more consumer demand and encourage businesses to investment in the short of "virtuous cycle" Abe has been promising since he took office in late 2012. Read More »

Jared Leto Delivers Jimmy Fallon a Present Courtesy of The Joker


The 44-year-old singer and actor plays The Joker in the hotly anticipated film and has revealed he had to experiment to ideal the character's iconic laugh. I think it would be incredible to see Batman and the Joker go head-to-head! Joker is a psychopath who's biggest enemy is Batman . "I didn't know him well, but he was a lovely person". Read More »

Discovery Q2 "solid quarter of growth"


Return on equity (ROE) was noted as 13.80% while return on investment (ROI) was 11.20%. P/S ratio is 1.57 and the P/B ratio is 1.93. Discovery Communications, Inc . Discovery Communications has a 12-month low of $23.66 and a 12-month high of $33.43. The monthly performance exhibited a rate of 2.91% with an annual performance rate of -22.15%. Read More »

Cowboys pay tribute to Dallas police before start of camp


Given the uncertain state of the Cowboys defense, however, he may as well have been talking about the need for the offense to stay on the field to cover for what could be a potential weak spot. I don't joke with Tony. "We like what we see there and we think we have some good young players who have a chance to step up". The culture will be right. Read More »

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Gets a $40 Million Payout


But Murdoch's sons who have negotiating closely with Ailes' lawers for his departure - Lachlan Murdoch , 21st Century Fox's co-executive chairman, and James Murdoch , the company's CEO - jointly issued a statement that said they continue their "commitment to maintaining a work environment based on trust and respect". Read More »

Tesla buying SolarCity in all-stock deal worth about $2.6B

At a starting price of $35,000 - before federal and state government incentives - the Model 3 is less than half the cost of Tesla's previous models. Tesla has made a $2.6 billion bid to buy SolarCity . The resulting company would install solar panels on their roofs, provide zero-emission electric cars in their garage and provide power to Tesla storage batteries in their homes. Read More »

Crude breaks below $40/bbl as oil dives 4 percent on glut worry


This almost two-year saga with oil prices is also starting to impact even the most giant oil companies. For the upcoming week we are expecting that the price of Brent crude oil will continue to be under pressure and fall toward $41.50 with the price stabilizing in the latter part of the week. Read More »

Yanks deal Beltran to Rangers for former 1st-round pick


Beltran, a switch-hitter, is batting.304 with an.890 OPS, 21 doubles and 22 homers in 99 games for NY. The Yankees are believed to be receiving Dillon Tate , a hard-throwing righty pitcher who was the fourth overall pick in last year's draft, and two other prospects. Read More »

State Street Corp Decreases Position in Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)


Seaport Global Securities has a "Neutral" rating and a $8.00 price target on the stock. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $16.03. The stock is presently trading up down its SMA-50 of $23.35. The stock's price moved up down its 200-day moving average of $20.37. The stock has a weekly performance of -2.74 percent and is 31.89 percent year-to-date as of the recent close. Read More »

Fed keeps key interest rate steady but sees fewer risks


That marked a mild upgrade from June, when the Fed said household spending had strengthened and economic activity appeared to have picked up. Most Fed policymakers had urged caution in raising rates until there was concrete progress in moving inflation toward the central bank's 2 percent target "It's a little bit more hawkish, but not much", said Walter Todd, chief investment officer at Greenwood Capital Associates in SC. Read More »

2 dead after historic Maryland town ravaged by floodwaters

Some vehicles came to rest on top of each other. "Within five minutes, it was panic and my friend was pulling someone out of there, and I've never seen anything like it". Police and emergency crews were still requesting residents to remain indoors. Ed Crowl, owner of Wagon Wheel Antique Shop on Tiber Alley, said he has been through Agnes and other flooding in the town, including in 2011, and was "sort of calm now, because it's happened before". Read More »

Special breakfast for new Potter book

The library has a display with the original books out for readers, who seem to be checking the books out regularly, she said. "Everyone is happy that Harry Potter is having a mini-resurgence", said Nathan, proclaiming herself a "proud Ravenclaw", which refers to members of a house in the fictional School of Hogwarts. Read More »

Italian bank Monte Paschi worst performer in stress tests


In short, the resilience of the banks. Of the 51 banks subject to the stress test , 37 are directly supervised by the ECB, OP Financial Group included. (Some of this has been repaid or the shares sold off by the government concerned). One of the goals was to uncover remaining vulnerabilities in order to be able to address them. Read More »