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The Halliburton Company (HAL) Position Increased by Birmingham Capital Management Co. Inc

It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500. United Bank Inc increased Hollyfrontier Corp (HFC) stake by 22.76% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Since January 1, 0001, it had 16 insider buys, and 1 sale for $536,393 activity. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, December 2 by Bernstein. Numis Securities maintained the shares of LTG in report on Friday, July 31 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

Another resident, called Zara, said she saw a woman throw her son, who was about five years old, from a fifth or sixth floor window to escape the blaze. "I spoke to a lady that lives on the 21st floor". She left with all six of them. "They could be in a hospital, they could be anywhere", she sighed. Read More »

Rodman Gives North Korean Official Trump's 'Art of the Deal

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Fred Warmbier told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday from his OH home that his son, Otto, "is not in great shape right now". He delivered a short press conference at his local high school in Wyoming, OH Thursday morning. Bill Richardson , a former US ambassador to the United Nations, called for an investigation into what happened to Warmbier leading to this "tragic situation". Read More »

Apple to bring AR, VR to masses

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This isn't a surprise; developers have had almost two years to update their apps to comply with the newest standards. Some developers now prefer to wait for bigger changes before releasing a bug fix as the tiny update would reset their App Store ratings. Read More »

LG G7 could arrive as soon as January 2018

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As for the LG G7, the phone is believed to be announced in January that is a couple of months early since the new LG G phone is usually announced March of each year. If true, this would be completely be out of sync with LG's usual product reveal during the Mobile World Congress. The LG G6 might have been unveiled during MWC 2017, which was during the month of February but it was available to purchase much later than that. Read More »

Footballer facing expulsion from club for poking opponents with needles

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Pacifico went on to beat Estudiantes 3-2 and knock them out of the cup competition, although the occasion was marred by Allende's admission of foul play-which seems like an understatement in this instance. We know we had to make the game dirty because top division players don't like it. Estudiantes striker Juan Otero said that Allende frequently attacked him with the needle during the game. Read More »

Watch Ubisoft's E3 conference here

The game comes out on August 29th, 2017. Though not console-exclusive, Ubisoft's long-awaited return to the Assassin's Creed-verse looked pretty slick during the show's world premiere gameplay demo. Yet another original property, Starlink: Battle for Atlas allows players to build starships to defend a galaxy from invaders. These parts can also be obtained digitally. Read More »

Private firms will cough up 'stolen' state cash - Occupy Ghana

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Occupy Ghana had explained that it sued the Auditor General for refusing to surcharge persons who are said to have misappropriated monies belonging to the state to the tune of over GHc40 billion.Occupy Ghana in 2014 wrote a letter to the Auditor General reminding it to surcharge such persons or face them in court. Read More »

Twitter to get redesign as it seeks to boost user numbers

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The company has outlined the key changes, which will change the look and feel of the service on every platform. This includes the profile pictures, which are now round across all of Twitter's apps and streams. Twitter actually made this change on Android previous year and it's now bringing it over to iOS. Twitter is undergoing a redesign to make it ligher, faster and easier to use. Read More »

US Fed raises interest rates

That effort resulted in a five-fold increase in its portfolio to $4.5 trillion. According to the plan, the Fed will set a set of gradually increasing caps on the amount of the Treasury and agency securities that would be allowed to run off each month. Read More »

Wiltshire-based soldier dies after incident at South Wales military training base

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He also said that the soldier's family were by his bedside when he died. The Royal Tank Regiment had posted this picture of the regiment at Castlemartin on Facebook earlier this week. Live firing exercises were scheduled to take place between 9am and 4:30pm Wednesday, the Western Telegraph reports . A firing notice on the government's website suggested live firing was expected on the range from Monday to Friday and night firing was due to take place on Tuesday and Thursday. Read More »

May to meet NI parties amid concerns over deal with DUP

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill, who will also take part in the meeting, said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements". Read More »

Baby thrown from Grenfell Tower blaze caught by man below

Stuart Cundy said that "we believe this number will sadly increase". A remote controlled aerial platform pours water onto any remaining fires inside a high rise apartment block in London . Up to 600 people lived in 120 apartments in the Grenfell Tower. In a November 20 blog, the group predicted that only "a catastrophic event" leading to "serious loss of life" would bring the outside scrutiny needed to make conditions safe for residents. Read More »

London fire: Baby dropped from 10th floor, caught by man on ground

The sun creates a rainbow effect as firefighters work at the scene of a deadly blaze at a high rise apartment block in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . Cotton said that specialist dogs would be brought into search the building. Eddie, a 55-year-old resident from the Grenfell Action Group, told AFP he too had been complaining for years in particular about work at the base of the building which he said blocked access for fire trucks. Read More »

Take-Two clamp down on GTA modding with cease and desist order

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Previously, modding on Grand Theft Auto hasn't been stopped en masse, with lots of community support for previous GTA titles regularly used like graphics enhancements and replacement textures. GooD-NTS have stated the accusation is unfounded and the letter they received "is illiterate both technically and grammatically". The team has decided not contest the order and attempt to prove that modding is "fair use" and that their "actions are legal". Read More »

Arsenal's Granit Xhaka discusses Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil transfer situations

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His ambition is likely to lead to a move before the start of the new season and my understanding is that he could yet sign for another Premier League club, despite Arsenal's current stance that staying in England will not be an option. He has made many goals, and is also enormously important outside. "Whenever [Bayern executives] have asked me, I've always said that he is the player that needs to arrive here", Vidal said on 21 May. Read More »

The New iPad Pro's Secrets Are Out

Previously, Apple tablets could go for 60Hz, the ProMotion lets the 10.5-inch iPad Pro refresh as fast as 120Hz. Apple has updated the specs and capabilities to be identical for both the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Read More »

Team is much more important that my 300th ODI: Yuvraj

On the other hand, Bangladesh who started off with a loss against hosts England in the tourney opener came back strongly to stun New Zealand, paving their way to a semifinal berth. Pakistan bowled England out for just 211, in an era where 300 is considered a one-day global 'par score, ' after captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and fielded. Read More »

Drag and Drop Functionality for iPhone Hidden in iOS 11

The screen is bigger, as is the device. "But ultimately, people are going to choose the one that's the most compelling for what they want to do'". QR codes are much more common in other parts of the world than in the United Kingdom, but still this feature can be pretty useful as they become more ubiquitous. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Just Admitted That He Violated His Recusal Pledge

Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly refused to answer questions from senators Tuesday about his private conversations with President Donald Trump , including whether he spoke to Trump about former FBI director James Comey's handling of the investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential race. Read More »

London Tower Fire: Death Toll Rises as Anger Takes Hold

One woman lost two of her six children when trying to escape a burning London tower block early yesterday morning while others tried to throw their children to safety, witnesses said . Dany Cotton, who is commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, says it's the worst high-rise fire she'd ever seen. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment blocks around the British capital . Read More »

Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

Mr Lee said the shooter had used a long gun and was dead. Congressman Joe Barton, who manages the team, was there with his 10-year-old son, Jack, who took cover under a nearby SUV. A senior U.S. House member and other victims were rushed to medical facilities with injuries on Wednesday after a gunman opened fire on a baseball field where Republican lawmakers were practicing for a charity game. Read More »

IPad Pro Is the Fastest Tablet Ever

The teardown reveals that not only are the specs largely the same as the 12.9-inch model, but the layout of components is as well , where on the iPad Pro 9 .7 they were different. With the addition of an Apple Pencil, the screen's improvements get a little more noticeable. With the performance of the 12-inch MacBook Pro proven as expected, the next thing that comes to mind is how long the device can last and maintain the optimal performance. Read More »

Total solar eclipse to bring darkness to the Southeast in late August

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A *recent report looked at the historical trend of cloud conditions on August 21 in the path of the eclipse and found that viewers on the OR coast could potentially experience a cloud-obstructed view of the eclipse. "Our simulation is what one might experience in a planetarium show". The Eclipse Megamovie Project draws a bead on getting the support of more than 1,000 amateur astronomers and photographers to document the event so that submitted images can be collated into a film that ... Read More »