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U.S. to ban citizens' trip to N. Korea: tour agency

U.S. to ban citizens' trip to N. Korea: tour agency Warmbier was detained at Pyongyang's airport on January 2, 2016, near the end of his tour group's stay in North Korea . It was revealed in June that Warmbier had been in a coma for several months. It wasn't clear how many Americans the move will effect, as the number of Americans who travel to North Korea is unknown. There has been movement towards a ban for a while in the United States, wh... [Full Article...]

Lyft launches its own self-driving auto business

Lyft launches its own self-driving auto business Lyft's plan to build in-house self-driving technology is a pivot from its strategy of primarily focusing on building partnerships with vehicle manufacturers, like General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover , or self-driving auto startups like nuTonomy . [Full Article...]

Asia report: Most markets higher as Bank of Japan stands pat

Asia report: Most markets higher as Bank of Japan stands pat Such efforts will raise labor productivity and could weigh on inflation, though the downward pressure exerted on prices will be temporary as Japan's potential growth heightens, it said. While suffering against the euro, the dollar also weakened overall against a basket of major currencies. But it was still near Tuesday's more than one-year high against the greenback of US$1.1583. [Full Article...]

Shastri: 'I matured immensely in the last two weeks'

Shastri: 'I matured immensely in the last two weeks' Whatever is happening off the field doesn't bother us. "On being asked about added pressure going into the series after all the drama that unfolded, Virat firmly replied that there is no extra pressure on him; I do not take any added pressure, as a player I only focus on the series I have to play". [Full Article...]

Relx PLC (LON:REL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc

Relx PLC (LON:REL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc DS Smith Plc is a provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and plastic packaging across the world. The company has market cap of $11.00 million. The Firm operates through five divisions: United Kingdom and Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Energy. [Full Article...]

Banks drag S&P, Dow lower; Netflix caps Nasdaq losses

Banks drag S&P, Dow lower; Netflix caps Nasdaq losses Losses on the Nasdaq were limited by a 12 percent jump in Netflix to a record high, following the video streaming company's robust subscriber growth. The Dow is down 63.01 points, or 0.3 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 1.47 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,460.61. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,314.43 for a gain of 1.97 points or 0.03%. [Full Article...]

NFL Notes: Deadline likely to pass for Cousins deal

NFL Notes: Deadline likely to pass for Cousins deal Cousins, of course, will become the first quarterback to play two straight seasons under a team's franchise-player tag, which will pay him about $ 24 million this season. But Cousins's exact standing among quarterbacks doesn't actually matter at the moment. The Redskins could also just let Cousins walk and get absolutely nothing for him. [Full Article...]

Paperwork Errors Could Wipe Out $5B in Student Loans

Paperwork Errors Could Wipe Out $5B in Student Loans The entire $5 billion of loans that are in default right now stand a chance at being basically wiped away . Donald Uderitz, the founder of the private equity group that is the beneficial owner of National Collegiate's trusts, said he wants the group to end its lawsuits against delinquent borrowers, unless it can prove that it owns the loans. [Full Article...]

Amazon files for meal kit trademark

Amazon files for meal kit trademark The filing from July 6 says the trademark covers "prepared food kits", signaling that Amazon has its sights on the fast-growing market dominated by Blue Apron . Blue Apron is structured as a subscription service in which users get a set number of meal kit boxes per week, whereas meal kits on Amazon Fresh appear to be one-off purchases. [Full Article...]

Coulter sparks twitter row over seat in Delta Airlines

Coulter sparks twitter row over seat in Delta Airlines Coulter was on Delta Airlines flight 2862 from New York City's LaGuardia Airport to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. She subsequently detailed how she was asked to move from a seat with extra leg room that she had "carefully chosen in advance and booked", posting a picture of the woman her seat was given to and targeting the airline's employees. [Full Article...]

China's strong Q2 GDP growth paves way for deeper reforms

China's strong Q2 GDP growth paves way for deeper reforms Chinese exports rose only 9.1 percent in the second quarter. Industrial output expanded 6.9 per cent year on year in the first six months, against 6 percent in the same period last year. Like the GDP report, separate data on industrial output, retail sales and urban fixed asset investment all topped market expectations for June. [Full Article...]

Govt holds briefing for opposition leaders on Indo-China standoff, Kashmir

Govt holds briefing for opposition leaders on Indo-China standoff, Kashmir The government wants to build consensus on the two sensitive issues and wants to project a united front, specially on key security matters during the monsoon session, which starts on Monday. Singh had hosted a meeting with the opposition leaders on Friday. According to The Diplomat, many analysts believe that India played a crucial role in Bhutan's 2013 elections, using its economic clout to swa... [Full Article...]

Stocks Shrug Off Bank Earnings, Shoot To New Highs

The 30-Blue Chip stock index also notched an all-time intraday high. Among early movers, Target Corp . jumped after raising sales and profit outlooks for the second quarter. Crude oil was over 1 percent higher with prices at $47 per barrel. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 46 points to 6,240, a rise of 0.8%. A rise in technology stocks boosted the Nasdaq. [Full Article...]

Former US President Carter hospitalized over dehydration in Canada

Former US President Carter hospitalized over dehydration in Canada His charity organisation, Habitat for Humanity however said he is doing "OK". Carter was headed to Winnipeg's St. Boniface Hospital to be checked over. A subsequent statement from the Carter Center echoed the spokesman's remarks. Carter, 92, was hospitalized for dehydration, but said he was "okay." He told an assembled press that he had melanoma and that it had spread to his brain. [Full Article...]

Mithali Raj Breaks World Record

Mithali Raj Breaks World Record Raj, who made her global debut at the age of just 17, against Ireland in 1999, immediately made an impact by scoring a hundred in her first game in national colours. She passed Edwards' mark of 5,992 runs in 164 innings - 16 fewer than Edwards played before she retired from worldwide cricket previous year. But that brought Raj to the crease, and she and Raut put on 157 runs for the second wicket... [Full Article...]

Gymboree closing 350 stores, including two in Idaho, after filing for bankruptcy

Gymboree closing 350 stores, including two in Idaho, after filing for bankruptcy The closing sales at affected stores are scheduled to begin on July 18. Gymboree filed for bankruptcy protection in June, indicating they might close as many as 450 stores. After this round of store closings, it will still have a handful of Gymboree stores in the area at Ridgedale Center, Twin Cities Premium Outlets, Albertville Premium Outlets, and in Woodbury. [Full Article...]

Sunac, Wanda seal China's largest property deal

Sunac, Wanda seal China's largest property deal Sunac plans to spend US$9.3 billion (RM40 billion) on 76 hotels and a majority stake in 13 other projects from Wanda , a Chinese conglomerate principally involved in property and leisure markets. Sunac, whose shares in Hong Kong were suspended from trading ahead of what it said would be a "very substantial acquisition" announcement, declined to comment further. [Full Article...]

Takata recalls another 2.7M airbags

Takata recalls another 2.7M airbags The individual, who was not the owner of the vehicle, died the next day from injuries. It's the 12th USA death attributed to the faulty inflators and 17th worldwide, including five in Malaysia. By this year, the safety agency had extended the recall to cover almost 70 million air bags in 42 million vehicles of many makes and models. Completing that recall could have saved someone's life, and Hon... [Full Article...]

Russia's Rosneft started to lift oil from Libya

Russia's Rosneft started to lift oil from Libya With lingering questions surrounding production cuts, the market is "iffy on what OPEC is going to do", said James Williams, president of energy consultant WTRG Economics in London, Arkansas. The disappointment with the slow pace of the deal that surfaced in the spring was exacerbated by resurgent United States shale oil output, attracted back by the higher prices, and more recently by the recov... [Full Article...]

An eager teenage Spider-Man swings into Marvel's Homecoming

An eager teenage Spider-Man swings into Marvel's Homecoming But the solid showing by "Spider-Man: Homecoming " has helped to quiet talk - at least for now - that sequels and reboots have had their day. But " Homecoming " returned to "Spider-Man" teenage roots, casting Tom Holland in the part. Homecoming takes place after the events of Civil War , and 15-year-old Peter Parker feels neglected by Iron Man , struggling to adjust back to the mundaneness... [Full Article...]


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