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US Fed chair says gradual rate hikes, balance-sheet reduction to continue US Fed chair says gradual rate hikes, balance-sheet reduction to continue
- July 17, 2017

Similarly, imports surged 17.2 percent from a year ago, bigger than the expected growth of 14.5 percent. Australia's financial index rose almost 1 per cent though United States counterparts, which tend to benefit from higher rates, were last among sectors, closing up 0.1 per cent. (more...)
United Kingdom house prices edge higher amid rising demand United Kingdom house prices edge higher amid rising demand
- July 17, 2017

Supply of new homes on the market continued to be restricted, though 7.6% more sellers coming to market this month compared to this time a year ago, though June 2016 saw the Brexit vote hold the market back. The property portal claims that the strength of buyer demand and lack of properties coming onto the market has resulted in more than 45% of agents' stock being sold subject to contract - the highest proportion recorded by Rightmove for seven years. (more...)
Latest Senate GOP health-care plan gets mixed reviews in California Latest Senate GOP health-care plan gets mixed reviews in California
- July 17, 2017

John McCain's absence has left the Senate with no timetable for a vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, but some Republicans doubt the proposed health care bill has the votes to pass even with the upper chamber at full strength. Specifically, a per capita cap system will undermine states' ability to provide America's neediest children access to vital health care that ensures they have adequate educational and developmental opportunities. (more...)
Jerusalem: police, two Israeli officers killed Jerusalem: police, two Israeli officers killed
- July 17, 2017

Israel annexed East Jerusalem , where the Old City and the holy sites are located, following the 1967 Six-Day War and now claims sovereignty over the entire city - a move that is not recognised by the global community. Following the attack, Friday prayers at the Temple Mount were cancelled and the hilltop compound - the former site of the Jewish Temples where the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock are now located - was closed. (more...)
England starts first round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels England starts first round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels
- July 17, 2017

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier will press UK Brexit Secretary David Davis to agree to Britain covering substantial, existing British financial commitments and offer more detail on Britain's approach, clouded by infighting within May's cabinet. (more...)
Ann Coulter Is Enraged With Delta For Allegedly Giving Away Her Seat Ann Coulter Is Enraged With Delta For Allegedly Giving Away Her Seat
- July 17, 2017

In all, Coulter tweeted about ten times about her treatment on Delta . - Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter ) July 16, 2017 .@ Delta employee questionnaire: What is your ideal job: Prison guard? Despite this, Coulter has continued her screed against the airline on Twitter. (more...)
Seoul proposing military, family reunion talks with Pyongyang Seoul proposing military, family reunion talks with Pyongyang
- July 17, 2017

The stakes have risen for Trump after North Korea's first successful test July 4 of a missile that could reach Alaska, if not continental America. In an act to rein in North Korea, the USA is preparing new sanctions on Chinese banks and firms doing business with Pyongyang possibly within weeks, two senior United States officials said last week. (more...)
Al Pacino Is Joe Paterno In New HBO Film From Barry Levinson Al Pacino Is Joe Paterno In New HBO Film From Barry Levinson
- July 17, 2017

Pacino's HBO film was first announced in 2013. Films - which doesn't have a title at the moment - focuses on Paterno during the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. Paterno was dismissed of his coaching duties in 2012 and died two months later due to complications from lung cancer. Paterno was sacked by the school and his repuation was forever tarnished for his alleged involvement in brushing the abuse under the rug. (more...)
Boy, 1, dies after being in hot auto in Fla Boy, 1, dies after being in hot auto in Fla
- July 17, 2017

A ONE-year-old boy died after becoming trapped inside a BMW for two hours while it was parked outside his family home in searing heat. The front doors of Action Saint Saveur's auto were unlocked and it had a dead battery. "Right now Delray Beach Police detectives are investigating to try to determine exactly what happened that led to this child being left in this vehicle", said Delray Beach Police spokesperson Dani Moschella. (more...)
Abigail and his freaky muscles coming to Street Fighter V July 25 Abigail and his freaky muscles coming to Street Fighter V July 25
- July 17, 2017

Event Hubs believes that the stage appears to be themed around " Final Fight ". Just before taking the wraps off the top 8 finals for " Street Fighter 5 ", Capcom unveiled the mystery character that is headed straight to its popular fighting video game. (more...)
Amazon Alexa has just arrived on smartphones
- July 17, 2017

You can ask it for guidance by just saying "Alexa, help". Just like Google Home, Alexa-enabled devices are also created to work with smart home functionality. That's right - they think these 10 stocks are even better buys. Many consumers now expect free shipping or two-day shipping based exclusively on their experience with Amazon , which has put pressure on many other retailers, including competitor Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Wal-Mart has countered by offering free shipping on orders over $35 ... (more...)
No plans to block Telegram, says Zahid No plans to block Telegram, says Zahid
- July 17, 2017

Speaking during a visit to the Jakel shopping centre here, the home minister said his ministry and the police anti-terrorism unit had studied the matter but found there were no elements in Telegram to facilitate crimes such as those undertaken by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. (more...)
Olympic champions Kipruto and Braz hit trouble at Rabat Diamond League Olympic champions Kipruto and Braz hit trouble at Rabat Diamond League
- July 17, 2017

Jamaican Rio Olympic sprint sensation Elaine Thompson accounted for the 100-metre women's meeting record at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat, Morocco on Sunday with a 10.87 clocking. Nijel Amos of Botswana won the gold with 1:43.91. American Ryan Crouser won with a throw of 22.47 metres. While Croatia's Rio 2016 javelin victor Sara Kolak was otherwise engaged, winning the European Under-23 title with an effort of 65.12m in Bydgoszcz, her Czech predecessor as Olympic champion, Barbora ... (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Is Considering Running For Office Caitlyn Jenner Is Considering Running For Office
- July 17, 2017

Jenner previously said that she wanted to be " more effective" in helping the transgender community, but joked she had "way too many skeletons" in her closet to run for office. "When I sit down with Republican senators, they'll tell me they've never met a trans person before, and they'll mention their faith", she said. Working the perimeter of the political scene? She explained that she's hoping the "perception" of the party can change from being beneficial to "rich, white, guys" to "the ... (more...)
Raging Nagavali triggers floods in Vizianagaram Raging Nagavali triggers floods in Vizianagaram
- July 17, 2017

The CM added that no effort would be spared to ensure the safety of people. "Two bridges have been washed away in Rayagada district leading to disruption of communication". Even as relief operations continue, the state is now keeping a close watch on the health situation, with outbreaks of disease an expected outcome of the current calamity. (more...)
Australian army to be deployed on domestic soil during future terrorist attacks Australian army to be deployed on domestic soil during future terrorist attacks
- July 17, 2017

The Australian Defence Force will expand its role in assisting the states to respond to terrorist incidents under new changes being made by the Turnbull Government. That provision will be abolished under the Turnbull government's changes, meaning states could request federal help even if they retained control of the situation. (more...)
Murray would have rejected mixed doubles call from anyone other than Hingis Murray would have rejected mixed doubles call from anyone other than Hingis
- July 17, 2017

Just hours after her compatriot Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon singles crown, Hingis made it a double celebration for Switzerland on the Centre Court. He said he didn't watch it. We'll have plenty of time to do that tonight for the next tournaments coming up'. The Swiss also holds three women's doubles titles at Wimbledon - winning in 1996, 1998 and 2015 - part of her haul of 12 women's Slam doubles crowns overall. (more...)
Trump Administration Weighing New Sanctions on Chinese Banks, Other Firms Trump Administration Weighing New Sanctions on Chinese Banks, Other Firms
- July 17, 2017

The North is already accelerating its development of nuclear weapons despite universal opposition from the worldwide community, and disagreements among UNSC member countries gives North Korea more time to further develop its nuclear capabilities. (more...)
Fox finishes fourth on way to Open Fox finishes fourth on way to Open
- July 17, 2017

Fox surged into contention to place even higher at the Scottish Open in Aberdeen before two late bogeys left him matching his Tour career-best outcome at last week's Irish Open. He had reason to smile after his fourth-equal finish in the European Tour event on Monday (NZT), his final leadup to this week's Open Championship at Royal Birkdale . (more...)
John Terry Named Aston Villa Captain John Terry Named Aston Villa Captain
- July 17, 2017

The former England captain, who joined the Championship side after his release by Chelsea , started a pre-season friendly away to Shrewsbury Town . Terry signed several autographs for young fans before entering the stadium and warming up for the game. Spanish side Real Betis are reportedly preparing to hold talks with Aston Villa's Jordan Veretout . (more...)