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Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th congressional district


Others dismissed the idea that Pelosi really played much of a role in the outcome in Georgia, where Democrat Jon Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel by about 5 percentage points. "I think our leadership owes us an explanation for what's gone on in these four elections, but also a plan for moving forward". "It says: Perhaps the approach that's being taken in Congress and by the President are more acceptable to a swing district or swing-voting parts of the country than people are ... Read More »

Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy

The tour group called Warmbier's incident "appalling". Doctors with the University of Cincinnati Health system said last week that they found no evidence that Warmbier had suffered from botulism, but that his condition appeared to stem from a cardiopulmonary arrest. Read More »

Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al Holds Position in International Business Machs (IBM)


It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Piermont Capital Management Llc decreased United Community Banks Inc. Trust Company Of Virginia increased International Business Mach ( IBM ) stake by 34.91% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. This is a positive change from International Business Machines Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $1.40. Sterneck Mgmt Limited Com stated it has 1.19% in International Business Machines Corp. Read More »

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

House Democrats seem to be second-guessing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after yet another devastating House special election defeat Tuesday in Georgia. Mollineau does not deny Democrats have work to do to in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections , but said that recent special election losses do not mean change must happen immediately. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia

The win moved Portugal top of the table with four points after they conceded an equaliser in stoppage time to draw their opening match 2-2 against Mexico . Juan Carlos Osorio's side now just need a draw against Russian Federation in Kazan on Saturday to be sure of reaching the semi-finals, but New Zealand are bottom of the group and out of the tournament. Read More »

Gulf Coast Braces for Flooding, High Winds as Tropical Storm Cindy Nears


Video showed a possible twister near the town of Babbie. Some roads were covered with water in the seafood village of Bayou La Batre, but Becca Caldemeyer still managed to get to her bait shop open at the city dock. The county will use crews to clear county roads and if there is excessive rain, they will try and block roads from drivers. Anyone in the region who is concerned for their personal safety or property should contact their official national weather agency or warning centre for advice. Read More »

Google Doodle honours visual artist Oskar Fischinger on 117th b`day


His motion animations, which were synchronised to music, were completed with the use of modern digital tools. The Google Doodle with Fischinger's famous quote, "Music is not limited to the world of sound". His films would mostly be drawn or photographed by hand, frame-by-frame. Fischinger is said to have spent months and maybe even years, handcrafting and planning out his works of animation. Read More »

Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

It's second half erased any potential damage. Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio is hopeful his side's talent can surprise New Zealand . Mexico took control of the game and Oribe Peralta grabbed the victor from close range after 72 minutes when he swept home another incisive cross from man of the match Aquino. Read More »

Stock Watch: Checking the Numbers For Hong Leong Asia Ltd

Therefore 27% are positive. Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the ten analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. (NYSE:HD), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Shore Capital maintained Capita PLC (LON:CPI) on Thursday, September 29 with "Hold" rating. On Wednesday, August 31 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with "Overweight". Read More »

Uber Caves to Pressure, Rolls Out In-App Tipping Option

Uber has been the only major company in the ride-hailing industry to not include tips as an in-app feature. Although Uber drivers have been chauffeuring passengers all over cities for years, leaving many quite satisfied, one of the most requested features was still missing; tipping . Read More »

UK's Imagination Tech up for sale after bruising battle with Apple


Shares of the group more than halved in April after Apple announced it would stop using its products, with the tech giant accounting for about half of Imagination's revenues. The Hertfordshire-based group responded by launching a formal dispute against the United States tech giant. In May, Imagination announced it had begun a sale process for the MIPS and Ensigma operations. Read More »

N. Korean Diplomat Claims Detainees Being Treated in Line with Int'l Standards

South Korea's unification ministry expressed prudence about giving its assessment over Kye's remark, saying that North Korea made a similar proposal in January 2015. Sadly, he recently died on American soil as a result of the harsh treatment in North Korea . Warmbier's death has left a tremendous amount of uncertainty about how the US will respond, if at all. Read More »

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Intel Corporation

It has outperformed by 50.09% the S&P500. The Company delivers computer, networking and communications platforms to a set of customers, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs), cloud and communications service providers, as well as industrial, communications and automotive equipment manufacturers. Read More »

Global Smart Railways System Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017


It also focuses on the key drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges. The vast market research data included in the study is the result of extensive primary and secondary research activities. Also, wind energy is being continually expanded, which includes repowering old facilities and building new off-shore wind parks. This report cover regions of North America Automotive Trunk room lamp market , Automotive Trunk room lamp market in Europe , Latin America Automotive Trunk ... Read More »

Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of Uber

But the shareholder letter indicates that his taking time off was not enough for some investors who have pumped millions of dollars into the ride-hailing company, which has seen its valuation swell to almost $70 billion. The investors made their demand for Kalanick to resign in a letter delivered to the chief executive while he was in Chicago, said the people with knowledge of the situation. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct


Thursday as teams try to get back some of what he took. All trade roads run through Vegas . Las Vegas has hosted the awards show for several years, welcoming the NHL's best for a red carpet presentation and a short week of partying in a city that knows a little something about entertainment. Read More »

No Autopsy For Warmbier

His family is blaming North Korea for "awful, torturous mistreatment". He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. Later, he tearfully confessed that he attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a hotel. "The aim of my task was to harm the motivation and work ethic of the Korean people", he said. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

He left Spain to retake the manager's job at Chelsea , where he won the 2014-15 title but was sacked six months later after losing the support of players. Meanwhile in another development, "El Confidencial" reported here Tuesday that Ronaldo will testify in front of the tax authorities here July 31. And he has also complained on multiple occasions in the past about Real supporters, who have resorted at times to jeering and booing his performance on the pitch. Read More »

China tried but failed to help on North Korea

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined Warmbier's body after the 22-year-old University of Virginia student died on Monday . Ohio's Republican U.S. At a news conference on June 15, Warmbier's father revealed that President Donald Trump called him a day earlier to ask about his son and the rest of his family. Read More »

A change in policy toward North Korea?

Trump wrote on Twitter. Thornton said the USA will be seeking " concrete cooperation" with China on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs and return to negotiations. In a sign that US. There is concern that the North may conduct a test during a Wednesday visit by senior Chinese diplomats and military officials. Read More »

China Counters Trump, Says North Korea Efforts 'Indispensable'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US would "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's death. President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. Mattis said China "continues to work these issues". He also tweeted that "the USA once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim". Read More »

Ronaldo ordered to appear in court

The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Mourinho is believed to have handed United's chief executive Ed Woodward his list of targets back in March. Ronaldo's silence has only fuelled talk of a return to Old Trafford, where he became a fans' favourite having flourished under the guidance of Sir Alex Ferguson before joining Madrid in a world-record deal eight years ago. Read More »

Swarovski heiress wears $1-M Michael Cinco wedding gown


They Wednesday in the Cathedral of San Giusto in front of 250 guests, and their celebration in Italy lasted three days. Here's a look at Victoria's lovely gown. The reception was decorated with herb trees shaped like hearts, and more Swarovski crystals, before guests got down to the crucial matter of dinner. Read More »