• PH, US navies complete patrol in Sulu Sea
PH, US navies complete patrol in Sulu Sea

In the past, local terror group Abu Sayyaf abducted Filipino and foreign nationals in waters off Sulu, where strongholds of the group are located. The group, which includes factions that have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State movement, has also crossed the sea to Malaysia where they have kidnapped people for ransom.

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  • Gay rights campaigners to hold parade in Belfast demanding same-sex marriage
Gay rights campaigners to hold parade in Belfast demanding same-sex marriage

But the Scottish Conservative leader has said she hopes the new coalition between the two parties will have some influence over this decision, saying she had "assurances from the prime minister" that this would be the case. But there appears to be widespread public support for marriage equality. "We've had enough of a history in our society in No...

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  • Arizona wildfire forces thousands of people from their homes
Arizona wildfire forces thousands of people from their homes

The Goodwin fire forced deputies to evacuate approximately 150 people from 50 homes in the remote community of Pine Flat, while the Breezy Pines community is on stand by. Parts of two state highways are closed because of the fire. Mayer is located about 70 miles north of Phoenix. The Arizona blaze grew slightly overnight but fire officials said f...

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  • Asteroid Day celebrated with live asteroid watch
Asteroid Day celebrated with live asteroid watch

Signed to date by more than 60,000 people around the world, the Declaration resolves to "solve humanity's greatest challenges to safeguard our families and quality of life on Earth in the future". At least the ones it knows of. In 2013, the Russian city of Chelyabinsk was affected by an asteroid's shock wave which injured over 1,200 people and ...

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  • China
China "Outraged" By $1.42 Bln Planned US Arms Sales To Taiwan

During their meeting at Trump's private residence in Florida, the USA president promised President Xi to make efforts to build "a very, very great relationship" between the two countries. But some people are concerned it could lead to an arms race with China , Huang said. "The Chinese leadership will wonder if the Trump administration will sanctio...

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  • CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.50
CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.50

Price/Earnings to growth ratio for the company is 0.88 and the stock shows its Price/Sales (ttm) of 1.59 and Price/Book for the most recent quarter of 0.94. On average, equities analysts predict that CONSOL Energy Inc. will post $0.48 EPS for the current fiscal year. Since February 2, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $8...

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  • Hayley Williams and Chad Gilbert call it quits
Hayley Williams and Chad Gilbert call it quits

Williams and Gilbert began dating in 2008, and became engaged when the guitarist proposed on Christmas 2014. "Thanks to our families and friends for loving us in all our seasons". "I thought, 'I just wish everything would stop.' It wasn't in the sense of, 'I'm going to take my life.' It was just hopelessness". Likewise, they hope that their fans w...

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  • Eqt Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend
Eqt Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Following U.S. election volatility some analysts have updated their recommended target prices on shares of Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). It has underperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight" on Thursday, August 18. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Enable Midstream...

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  • Kolkata: President Mukherjee attends bicentenary of Bengali Newspaper, inaugurates an art exhibition
Kolkata: President Mukherjee attends bicentenary of Bengali Newspaper, inaugurates an art exhibition

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday asked countrymen to rally against the rising trend of mob lynchings, stressing that the frenzy needed to be curbed. But colonialism has always taken its different face with the change of history, exploitation, dominance by one power to another power. "You must rise to preserve and ensure human dignity is ma...

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  • LeBron: Stephen Curry 'should be getting $400 million this summer'
LeBron: Stephen Curry 'should be getting $400 million this summer'

In the early morning hours on Saturday - the Golden State Warriors agreed to give their superstar PG Stephen Curry a record 5-year, $ 201 million deal and every cent of it is deserved. That six-figure sum shattered the previous record for the most costly game-worn item auctioned off by the National Basketball Association, previously held by Ko...

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  • China
China "outraged" by $1.42 billion planned U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

On Wednesday, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley labeled estimates that North Korea was "three to five years from developing a long-range nuclear weapon capable of reaching the US" as "optimistic". Tsai said the legislation passed "cut the income replacement rate for public servants and public school teachers, lowered or canceled the 1...

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  • Vogt's 2 home runs lead Brewers past Marlins 3-2
Vogt's 2 home runs lead Brewers past Marlins 3-2

Carlos Torres (4-4) got the win after pitching two scoreless innings in relief. Thames has a.247 and 14 dingers against righties this season. "I'm just excited we won", Vogt said. They've scored only 21 runs in their past eight games. "So that was big two-out at-bats there". Dave Davidson, in his only appearance as a reliever for the Marlins,...

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  • Oilers buying out Pouliot as they keep clearing cap space
Oilers buying out Pouliot as they keep clearing cap space

Looking back further, Pouliot had scored 30-plus points in each season dating back to 2010-11 prior to previous year with the exception of the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, when he scored 20 points in 34 games. According to CapFriendly.com, the buyout will save the Oilers about $2.67 million in cap space over the next two seasons. Before that, ...

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  • Morata could spark De Gea exit, Perisic wants move claim, Hart eyed
Morata could spark De Gea exit, Perisic wants move claim, Hart eyed

Reports in Spain suggest that the Real Madrid are pushing for David de Gea and that worldwide teammate, Morata is part of the transfer in a player plus cash capacity. However, after an apparent struggle to find a team that would take him, the Sun are sensationally claiming that Jose Mourinho would be happy to have Hart at fierce rivals Unit...

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  • S. Korean President: North Korea 'Most Serious Threat'
S. Korean President: North Korea 'Most Serious Threat'

The South Korean leader has sought to make clear to the USA that he is also serious about dealing with his neighbor's threat, despite his inclination to restart dialogue with the North. He said the two sides would renegotiate a 2012 free trade agreement, calling it a "rough deal" for America, echoing the sentiments he has voiced about the North Ame...

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  • Obama Warns Against an 'Aggressive Kind of Nationalism'
Obama Warns Against an 'Aggressive Kind of Nationalism'

The statue of "Little Barry" - as Obama was known to his Indonesian school friends - depicts a young Obama dressed in shorts and a T-shirt with a butterfly perched on his hand. Indonesia's reputation for pluralism has come under scrutiny since Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic-Chinese Christian, was sentenced in May to two years in...

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  • USA envoy in Turkey amid dispute over arms to Kurd fighters
USA envoy in Turkey amid dispute over arms to Kurd fighters

It also comes as US-backed Kurdish-dominated forces close in on the Syrian city of Raqqa , the self-declared capital of Islamic State (IS, Daesh). Earlier, Brett McGurk, the top US envoy for the global coalition against IS, met with Turkish foreign ministry and military officials, a Turkish official said.

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  • Karolina Pliskova defeats Caroline Wozniacki for Eastbourne title
Karolina Pliskova defeats Caroline Wozniacki for Eastbourne title

The Dane, who needed treatment during the second set, capitalised on Watson's generosity and raised the level of her tennis at the right time. Meanwhile, former World No. 1 Johanna Konta survived a heavy fall to dispatch world No. 1 Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 and reach the semifinals at Eastbourne. She was to play in the last four against ...

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  • Shaktikanta Das, Amitabh Kant hail 'historic' midnight rollout of GST
Shaktikanta Das, Amitabh Kant hail 'historic' midnight rollout of GST

The discussion in the meeting was to highlight that tax payers under GST regime will be required to upload invoice level (i.e., transaction level) detail on GSTN ( Goods and Services Tax Network) for business supplies. The taxes that Centre would levy and collect are called Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST ). On inter-state supply of goods...

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  • AQR Capital Management LLC Acquires 1867981 Shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MBT)
AQR Capital Management LLC Acquires 1867981 Shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MBT)

The fund owned 9,558,636 shares of the Wireless communications provider's stock after buying an additional 1,867,981 shares during the period. Comerica Bank raised its stake in Mobile TeleSystems OJSC by 1.1% in the first quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 6th. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC's dividend payout ratio (DPR) ...

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