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Hurricane Harvey could cost United Airlines more than $265 million (UAL)

The loss will amount to about $265 million, according to Helane Becker of Cowen & Company. Chicago-based United's hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston has been closed since Sunday and will not reopen before Thursday afternoon as the city continues to deal with devastating flooding . [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving' near his Cheshire home

Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving' near his Cheshire home Rooney was arrested by the local police after being stopped near his £6million home in Prestbury. Rooney's wife only recently announced that they were expecting their fourth child. Rooney has scored twice in his first three Premier League back with the Toffees and has altogether looked a much fitter, hungrier and generally happier player. [Full Article...]

Houston police catch armed robbers and looters amid flood emergency

Houston police catch armed robbers and looters amid flood emergency Department officials told the Houston Chronicle that the officer was in his patrol auto driving to work Sunday morning when he got trapped in his patrol vehicle in high water at I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road. Perez. "And his response was, 'We've got work to do, '" the chief said, choking back tears. "We've had armed robbers that were going around yesterday robbing our community, victimizing t... [Full Article...]

Kenyan court nullifies president's election win

Kenyan court nullifies president's election win Reuters reports that four out of the six judges on the bench said that the vote had been harmed by irregularities. More details are awaited. It is the first time a Kenyan court has nullified an election result. Worldwide election observers had said they saw no interference with the vote. The president's chief lawyer, Ahmednassir Abdulahi, told the court the quashing of the result was a "very p... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Takes The Life Of Houston Police Officer Steve Perez

Hurricane Harvey Takes The Life Of Houston Police Officer Steve Perez Perez drove into an underpass that's about 16.5 feet and drove into the water". According to federal and local officials, more than 13,000 people have been rescued from floodwaters in the Houston area and transferred to surrounding cities and counties. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin warns of 'large-scale conflict' over North Korea

He said Russian Federation and China 'have created a roadmap for a settlement on the Korean Peninsula that is designed to promote the gradual easing of tensions and the creation of a mechanism for lasting peace and security'. Le Drian called on Pyongyang to "return to the path of negotiations" in a bid to ease tensions. In mid-August, the tests caused a harsh reaction of US President Donald Tr... [Full Article...]

Trump Pledges $1m To Flood Victims

Trump Pledges $1m To Flood Victims Sandy involved a more public battle between lawmakers from Democratic-leaning NY and New Jersey and GOP conservatives, and Northeast lawmakers have taken to social media sites such as Twitter to say "I told you so". Bossert was not ready to offer up a number on how much federal aid would be requested by the White House , only saying that a request for an initial infusion of resources would go to ... [Full Article...]

U.S. releases 500000 barrels of oil from strategic reserve

U.S. releases 500000 barrels of oil from strategic reserve The difference now is that soaring oil production in North Dakota and West Texas has made the USA less reliant on oil rigs in the Gulf, which are vulnerable to hurricanes. Motiva has already been reducing production at the 603,000 barrel per day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery as flood waters continued to inundate the area. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard rescued 17 people, dog after Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard rescued 17 people, dog after Hurricane Harvey Tony Hahn, commander of Sector Corpus Christi, said in a statement. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a mayday notifications from crew members aboard the tugboats Belle Chase, Sandy Point, and Sabine Pass. Coast Guard Twitter account. "We are preparing to open ports once the storm has passed or weather conditions permit", Captain Kevin Oditt said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Edwards: Louisiana open to sheltering Texas neighbors

Edwards: Louisiana open to sheltering Texas neighbors John Bel Edwards said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has been "engaged" in the work to prepare the state for Hurricane Harvey . He says that could be made worse by storm surge, "which will prevent the rivers from draining as we would want them to". [Full Article...]

White House calls for emergency funds as Harvey hits 100000 homes

White House calls for emergency funds as Harvey hits 100000 homes Sanders said she didn't know whether Trump himself or the Trump Organization will be responsible for fulfilling the pledge. President Trump is pledging to chip in to assist Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, to the tune of $1 million of his personal funds . [Full Article...]

Tigers trade Justin Verlander to Houston Astros

Per Jon Morosi of Fox, the Angels were not on Upton's no trade-clause.This deal comes off of the earlier trade where the Tigers sent their other unsafe outfielder, J.D. Entering play Thursday, Anaheim is one game back of the Minnesota Twins for the second American League Wild Card place. The Angels have been teetering between rebuilding and continuing to try and win. [Full Article...]

Counting begins for Kakinada civic polls: TDP wins 12, YSRC 2

Counting begins for Kakinada civic polls: TDP wins 12, YSRC 2 The opposition YSRC won 10 seats. After a gap of seven years, Kakinada went for Corporation elections. The party cadre is celebrating the victory in large scale, since TDP has won the KMC after more than 25 years. Kakinada Municipal Corporation elections were conducted for 48 divisions in 196 polling stations with a voter turnout of about 67 percent. Elaborating security arrangements at Kakin... [Full Article...]

Revenue Estimates for Brokers: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)

Sometimes, companies with strong fundamentals but with low annualized EPS of less than 4% or 5 % but analysts may talk about a huge turnaround in the earnings due to heavy order book. The most recent short interest data show 19.35% of the company's stock are short sold. Of those transactions, there were 1.49 million shares of WIN bought and 77,810 shares sold. [Full Article...]

Emergency declaration issued for Louisiana

Emergency declaration issued for Louisiana Edwards's remarks come after a waterlogged year for Southern Louisiana, which recently faced multiple devastating floods. Days of rain swallowed thousands of roads and buildings in water throughout Louisiana. The floodwater took "14 hours to drain" and prompted "200 "life-threatening" emergency calls ", The Post's Tim Craig reported. He said the uncertainty of what is to come this week can not ... [Full Article...]

Trump says cash for Harvey recovery coming soon

Trump says cash for Harvey recovery coming soon Houston, for example, has experienced three floods in three years that statistically were once considered 1-in-500-year events. Perry was governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015. The wall isn't the only topic Trump has prioritized this weekend. "We're working with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who is doing a fantastic job". Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, said August 23 that NAFTA talks are... [Full Article...]

Gary Vair: The wall is Mexico's problem

Gary Vair: The wall is Mexico's problem Responding to a reporter's question, Trump made it clear that the US Government will either terminate or renegotiate the NAFTA agreement with Mexico . Trump also stated boldly that Mexico would pay for the wall-something the Mexican government quickly confirmed was definitely not happening. It may be through reimbursement. [Full Article...]

Nike, Inc. (NKE) Stake Raised by Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC

It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. Jones Financial Companies Lllp increased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 113.86% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Therefore 60% are positive. Cowen and Company set a $54.00 price objective on shares of Nike and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. [Full Article...]

Blue Whale Challenge game claims Pondicherry University student's life

Blue Whale Challenge game claims Pondicherry University student's life The Blue Whale Challenge has claimed its first victim in Tamil Nadu in a 19-year-old college student, who hanged himself at his house, police said today. His father also appealed the students to not play and take the challenges listed in the game and " not to be maniacal about video games ". A picture of blue whale was drawn on his hand leading to the suspicion that Vignesh was prodded to deat... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes Congress for tax reform without offering specific plans

Trump pushes Congress for tax reform without offering specific plans Cohn, who is Jewish, told the Financial Times last week that after Trump claimed "both sides" shared responsibility for the violence that broke out between neo-Nazis and counter-protesters, he felt "enormous pressure" to quit. Asked about the low rate by the Financial Times, Cohn simply said he'd "like to get the tax rate as low as possible so that businesses want to create jobs here". [Full Article...]


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