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Insider Activity for Investors: Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)
- July 29, 2017

Viacom, Inc . (VIAB) has been given an average price target of $44.27 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.76 earnings per share . 04/20/2017 - Viacom Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Pivotal Research. BidaskClub lowered shares of Viacom from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. (more...)
Venezuela opposition blocks streets as controversial assembly vote looms Venezuela opposition blocks streets as controversial assembly vote looms
- July 29, 2017

Tensions went up a notch on Thursday when Maduro issued a decree banning protests and warning that anyone who marches against his planned election of a "Constituent Assembly" risks up to 10 years in prison. Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez about the political unrest wracking the South American nation. With crippling shortages of basic goods and soaring inflation, protest organizers claimed 92 per cent of businesses and workers support the ... (more...)
517 members of Congress force Trump to choose between Russian Federation and America 517 members of Congress force Trump to choose between Russian Federation and America
- July 29, 2017

The bill - which also punishes North Korea and Iran - is a response to Russia's 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian territory of Crimea and interference in the US presidential election. Ed Royce (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "The House vote on this tough sanctions bill sends a message to President Putin that meddling in USA elections will not be tolerated", Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democrats' leader in the Senate, said in a statement after the vote. (more...)
EEUU: Senado aprueba empezar a debatir la derogación del Obamacare EEUU: Senado aprueba empezar a debatir la derogación del Obamacare
- July 29, 2017

La oposición de John McCain y otros dos senadores republicanos fue definitiva en el resultado, que fue de 51 votos en contra y 49 a favor. El vicepresidente Mike Pence , como presidente de la Cámara alta, tuvo que deshacer el empate a 50 votos entre republicanos y demócratas , ya que las senadoras conservadoras Susan Collins y Lisa Murkowski votaron en contra de la moción. (more...)
Why viewers tuned out National Football League games last season Why viewers tuned out National Football League games last season
- July 29, 2017

Only 5 percent of those polled said a lack of cable (i.e. cord cutters) was the reason they spent less time watching. Americans are so sick of football athletes protesting the national anthem , they're watching fewer NFL games on TV. So that seemingly big number of people disgusted by Kaepernick's protests? A new survey done by #J.D. "No shock to anyone living outside an ideological bubble", Kraushaar tweeted out. (more...)
Senate Judiciary Chair Warns Trump: No More Attorney Generals this Year Senate Judiciary Chair Warns Trump: No More Attorney Generals this Year
- July 29, 2017

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee , says there's no time for any confirmation hearings for a new attorney general, if he were to quit, or if President Trump were to fire him. Caught in the middle, at one point, was Manafort, who faced a subpoena from the Senate judiciary committee after agreeing to talk to the Senate intelligence committee, but not immediately concurring to a judiciary interview. (more...)
Turbulent Week in the White House
- July 29, 2017

At a meeting of auto company CEOs in MI in March, Trump praised the executives and then said, "And then I look at Reince", drawing scattered laughs with a tone that suggested Priebus was a less impressive presence. The full tweet read, "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". For example, as a spat between Bannon and Kushner spilled out into the open in April, Priebus worked to arrange a détente at Trump's Mar-a-Lago ... (more...)
Peaceful prayers at Al-Aqsa; violence continues elsewhere Peaceful prayers at Al-Aqsa; violence continues elsewhere
- July 29, 2017

Mass clashes were fixed in the following days in East Jerusalem and other parts of the West Bank between Israeli law enforces and Palestinians protesting against Israel's imposing additional security measures in the area of the al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount . (more...)
Lawyer: Ex-priest shouldn't have been released from prison Lawyer: Ex-priest shouldn't have been released from prison
- July 29, 2017

Shanley was one of the first priests to go to prison for abuse as the scandal began to unfold more than a decade ago; the statute of limitations had been frozen in Shanley's case because he had moved from MA to California, according to The Boston Globe . (more...)
House Approves Spending Bill With $1.6 Billion For The Border Wall
- July 29, 2017

Action this week comes about three months after Democrats blocked an earlier attempt to deliver a down payment on Trump's project. The bill was passed yesterday by the Republican- controlled House with a 235-192 vote, mostly along party lines. (more...)
USMC bomb dog gets final farewell with dignity. Sleep well, Marine USMC bomb dog gets final farewell with dignity. Sleep well, Marine
- July 29, 2017

DeYoung wanted Cena to feel the breeze one last time, so the best friends sat side-by-side in an open Jeep. The dog was euthanised at the USS LST 393, a museum ship in Muskegon. In mid-July, as Cena's condition worsened, fellow Marine Jacobie Baumann launched an online fundraiser hoping to help pay for a headstone and statue for Cena, and to seek a volunteer willing to give the dog a few final rides in an open-top jeep. (more...)
McCain Rebuffed Last-Minute Pleas From GOPers Before Voting Down Repeal McCain Rebuffed Last-Minute Pleas From GOPers Before Voting Down Repeal
- July 29, 2017

While the amendment would have repealed some of Obamacare's most burdensome regulations, it offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system and deliver affordable, quality health care to our citizens. They both pride themselves on being protectors of the Senate's unique procedures that compel bipartisan work, and a few years back McCain served as one of McConnell's emissaries in disputes with Democrats. (more...)
US Senate gives okay to sanctions on three nations US Senate gives okay to sanctions on three nations
- July 29, 2017

The new U.S. embassy staffing level would be the same as at Russia's embassy in Washington. "The Congress of the United States has sent a clear message tonight to the governments of the Russian Federation, Iran and North Korea there will be consequences for their unsafe, destabilising activities against our country, our allies, our interests and our values", said Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (more...)
Cops Pull Ford Explorers Over Complaints Of Drivers Passing Out Cops Pull Ford Explorers Over Complaints Of Drivers Passing Out
- July 29, 2017

The city will use cars from other departments like the Highway Response Team to make up the difference. Some police departments use Ford Explorers that are created to help facilitate law enforcement duties - called the Police Interceptor Vehicle - and at least 60 have been removed from being used by authorities in Austin, Texas. (more...)
Ryan 'Disappointed And Frustrated' At O'Care Repeal Failure In Senate Ryan 'Disappointed And Frustrated' At O'Care Repeal Failure In Senate
- July 29, 2017

Mark Walker, Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, told reporters Thursday, saying he prefers hashing out a broader Obamacare repeal and replace package in a formal negotiation with members of both the House and Senate. But in light of rumors that the House could pass the bill as-is, they are looking for a guarantee from Ryan that that won't happen. "So, getting consensus between the White House, the Senate and the House, on a way forward on tax reform makes it that much more of a ... (more...)
Daughter of former Uzbek dictator held over fraud claims Daughter of former Uzbek dictator held over fraud claims
- July 29, 2017

Karimova could not be contacted for comment. Once the country's ambassador to Spain, Gulnara Karimova's name became the global face of Uzbekistan, running significant business interests, including a fashion label and jewellery collection, and recording pop videos. (more...)
BJP's Kerala office vandalised by CPI(M) activists, case registered BJP's Kerala office vandalised by CPI(M) activists, case registered
- July 29, 2017

CPI (M ) Kerala Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said in a statement posted on Facebook that a conspiracy involving the Kerala State leadership of the RSS-BJP is behind the attacks. Kerala State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan lives is among the houses that have been attacked by alleged RSS workers on Thursday night and Friday morning. (more...)
Russian Federation orders out United States diplomatic staff, may seize properties Russian Federation orders out United States diplomatic staff, may seize properties
- July 29, 2017

The Russians also suspended the right of the US Embassy to use the storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow and the country house in Serebryany Bor. It added that it was seizing a compound and warehouse used by U.S. diplomats. The bill passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday by a vote of 419 to 3. (more...)
Russian Federation asks U.S. to reduce its number of diplomats over sanctions Russian Federation asks U.S. to reduce its number of diplomats over sanctions
- July 29, 2017

In a statement on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry said the United States must reduce its staff to 455 people by September 1. Russian Federation ordered the United States to cut its diplomatic staff by September 1 and said it was seizing a dacha compound and warehouse used by U.S. (more...)
Shark shock: Boat crew startled when mako jumps on board Shark shock: Boat crew startled when mako jumps on board
- July 29, 2017

In the now-viral video taken by those on the boat, someone can be heard saying "He jumped on the boat, oh my god!", as crew members decide how to handle the situation. Another person crept up behind the mako and tied a rope to its tail. The fishermen estimated the shark weighed somewhere between 132-298 pounds and was 10-feet long. (more...)