Thursday June 22-nd, 2017

Here's what to know about Juneteenth Here's what to know about Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a testimony of how an imperfect nation bore the pain of death and division so that the right of liberty might expand its reach. It's a day to celebrate African American freedom and achievement, while encouraging self-development and res...

Labor force growth maintains steady jobless rate Labor force growth maintains steady jobless rate

The county rate was 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent in April. The highest unemployment rate in the state was Monroe County at 7.6 percent. David Bullard notes the state jobless rate fell from 4.3 percent to 4.1 percent between April of 2017 ...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Seth Moulton of MA tweeted out. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that invested millions in the race, argued in a memo to lawmakers, "Despite the loss, we have a lot to be proud of" and ...

De Villiers sees England T20s as chance of redemption De Villiers sees England T20s as chance of redemption

In an effort to remain fit and focused, de Villiers has opted out of Test cricket for the rest of the year - and he has hinted it may be longer than that - which has earned the ire of some former players . Cape Cobras seamer Dane Paterson will...

How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

The Dow and benchmark S&P 500 had hit fresh records on Monday, buoyed by a rebound in the tech sector. Elsewhere, the Stoxx Europe 600 slipped 0.2%, but closed off its worst levels of the day. NORTH KOREA: Geopolitical tensions were in focus as P...

Co-operative banks given 30 days time to deposit demonetised notes Co-operative banks given 30 days time to deposit demonetised notes

Nashik's District Central Cooperative Bank told NDTV they still have a stockpile of Rs 340 crore in these junk notes. Cooperative banks have also been allowed to exchange old currency notes with the RBI, if they had collected these notes by Nov...

Oil price extends drop to 7 month lows, despite OPEC cuts

The illusion that OPEC has control of the oil market is slowly coming crashing down. Non-OPEC members including Russia, Oman and Mexico also agreed to cut 558,000 bpd off their production. To be sure, sources told Reuters this month that OPEC discu...

Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

In a phone call Wednesday with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Trump said he wanted to help Qatar and its Arab neighbors resolve the row that has upended any sense of Gulf unity, suggesting a possible White House summit among le...

Nikkei nears two-year high as US hi-tech rebound boosts mood Nikkei nears two-year high as US hi-tech rebound boosts mood

On Wall Street overnight, the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs, with growth sectors such as technology in favour again, as the upbeat Fed comments cheered investors. Similarly, in a speech late on Monday, Chicago Fede...

Millions of voters' data leaked online by GOP analytics firm

The data, in the form of about 1.1 terabytes of spreadsheets, was stored in an Amazon Web Services S3 storage repository that was accessible to anyone who knew its online address, according to security firm UpGuard . This isn't the first mass info...

Qatar Says Saudi-Led Move To Bar Citizens Breach Of Rights Qatar Says Saudi-Led Move To Bar Citizens Breach Of Rights

Gabriel, a longtime critic of German arms sales, also criticized Trump's recent large US weapons sales to other countries in the Gulf. On Monday, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt, as well as factions within war-torn Yeme...

UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

Police also revealed that the attackers had stored petrol bombs - several wine bottles filled with flammable liquid and rags wrapped around them - in the van, but police fatally shot the trio before they could return to the van and kill even more p...

Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead

The decision of the FED is not a fundamental factor affecting the manat rate against to the United States dollar, according to him. However, Yellen & Co. Markets are skeptical, to put it mildly. The VND/USD exchange rates saw little changes thi...

Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. But it is a line of thinking that is making its way to the president's ears. In a statement Tuesday morning, Ruddy disputed Spicer's comments. This news comes ...

JB Holmes one shot off US Open lead heading into weekend

But in the previous two U.S. Opens, Johnson added life to what is traditionally golf's toughest and often most drama-free major. On Saturday, Justin Thomas tied the record for the best round at a major by shooting 63. It's looking like Erin Hills...

Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Thompson started the day with a one-shot lead, led by four shots at the turn but stumbled on the back nine with four bogeys. His 17-foot birdie putt on No. This was the Tennessee resident's third 54-hole lead/co-lead in 376 career events, first since...

British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said in a televised statement yesterday: "Sadly I can confirm that the number of people that has died is now 17". Today , Prime Minister Theresa May announced a 5 million pound ($6.4 million) fund to help...

India invites BP and Reliance to invest in fuel retailing India invites BP and Reliance to invest in fuel retailing

Reliance holds a 60 per cent stake in the gas block in the Krishna Godavari (KG) basin and BP owns 30 percent, while Canadian company Niko Resources Ltd holds the remaining share . On the arbitration proceedings initiated against the government, es...

Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Puretech Health PLC (PRTC)

Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, November 9 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 23 by HSBC. The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on...

Windows Server is set to get two releases each year Windows Server is set to get two releases each year

The Server team confirmed that they would be releasing two feature updates per year one during Spring and the other during Fall each year. Microsoft's blog post touts the usage of Server Core in the company's Azure and Azure Stack platforms, meanin...

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