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Star Wars: The Last Jedi goes behind the scenes with adorable Porgs

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It's been awhile since Star Wars has made a play at having cute aliens central to one of its stories. While there's always a need for creative freedom, Lucasfilm does have the right to steer their helmsmen in the right direction to maintain the Star Wars franchise and it sounds like Miller and Lord just wanted their way too much. Read More »

Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.37

About 87,240 shares traded. Stamps.com ( STMP ) opened at 149.10 on Friday. It has outperformed by 38.18% the S&P500. Aaon Incorporated (NASDAQ:AAON) had an increase of 0.76% in short interest. (NASDAQ:AAON). Old Mutual Glob Investors (Uk) Ltd invested in 0.01% or 16,315 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in AAON, Inc. Read More »

Actor-songwriter Red West dies

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West and Presley were pupils together at Humes High School in Memphis in the early 1950s, and West laid the foundations of a lifelong friendship with Elvis by rescuing him from an attack by a gang of football players threatening to cut off his pomaded hair. Read More »

Senate Confirms Federal Judge Who Compared Abortion To Slavery

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Of course, the activists are attacking Bush, who is staunchly pro-life, in defense of their treasured abortion access, as they do in the event that anyone, court nominee or otherwise, challenges it. Bush, a 52-year-old Kentucky lawyer, has drawn fire for comments he made on a blog he maintained for years under a pseudonym, G. Morris. "Bush has expressed biased and offensive positions on wide-ranging issues.He likened abortion to slavery, calling these issues 'the two greatest tragedies in ... Read More »

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dead at 41

Today marks what would have been Cornell's 53rd birthday . 'I am heartbroken you do not know what someone's going through serious. The singer was reportedly married with six children, from two wives. With his band Linkin Park , Bennington played tributes to Cornell following his death. Linkin Park was formed in 1996 with Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Mike Shinoda , Dave Farrell, Joe Hahn and Mark Wakefield. Read More »

Mathes Company Inc. Cuts Position in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Insiders have sold a total of 119,994 shares of company stock valued at $4,166,359 in the last three months. Intel Corp now has $163.03B valuation. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. MCK's profit will be $588.80M for 14.77 P/E if the $2.79 EPS becomes a reality. The chip maker reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.01. Read More »

North Korea rejects Seoul's offer of talks

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North Korea on May 22 declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test, the latest step in its quest to defy United Nations sanctions and develop a weapon capable of striking U.S. The U.S. Navy's top officer asked his Chinese counterpart to exert influence on North Korea to help rein in its advancing nuclear and missile programs, a U.S. Read More »

Taliban in Afghanistan Still Active, Tank Hits Afghan Forces

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The Taliban insurgents on Thursday launched a coordinated attack on the security posts in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, carrying out at least two auto bombings using the Humvee armoured vehicles, local Khaama press reported. local time, martyring 16 people including 10 personnel of national army and six police personnel", the official told Xinhua, saying authorized officials would brief the media after an investigation. Read More »

Fire ban issued for southern Alberta July 19, 2017

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A fire restriction is now in effect for the Forest Protection Area from Highway 523 north to the Red Deer River, located southwest of Sundre. Campfires within designated fire rings are still permitted in those campgrounds. In addition, fireworks and exploding targets are also prohibited in those regions. Other areas in the province, including areas surrounding Calgary are under fire advisories where there is a moderate fire risk. Read More »

New US Dream Act Would Offer Amnesty to Undocumented Young People

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It's time to pass the Dream Act of 2017. Senators Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, and Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, are co-sponsoring the Dream Act of 2017, which would ensure permanent resident status to about a million young people - known as " dreamers " - who were brought to the USA under age 17 and have lived in the country for at least four years. Read More »

Rivlin tells Erdogan Israel expected him to condemn Friday terror attack

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The Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry recommended that Rivlin shouldn't hold the conversation with Erdogan in light of Turkey's involvement in the incitement. Rivlin said Israel expected to hear similar condemnation from Turkey, with the understanding that terror was terror wherever it took place - in Jerusalem, in Istanbul or in Paris. Read More »

The Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE:ORI) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Old Republic International Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. On average, equities research analysts predict that Old Republic International Corporation will post $1.47 earnings per share for the current year. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Increases Position in Old Republic International Corporation (ORI )" was first ... Read More »

North Carolina Governor Opposes Offshore Drilling

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Republican lawmakers have sought to dilute Cooper's powers since his election last November. Pat McCrory, have pressed for exploration both offshore and inland through hydraulic fracturing. Offshore drilling would bring more risk than potential benefit to North Carolina, Cooper said. Trump's administration has taken steps to reverse the ban. Read More »

McConnell vows to move ahead on ACA repeal and delay

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But that could also backfire, since his administration is unlikely to escape at least some of the blame. PRINCETON, N.J., July 18, 2017: "We have said from the beginning we would not stand for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a simultaneous replacement maintaining the same level of healthcare coverage". Read More »

Diamondbacks Bring In Power In JD Martinez

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The 22-year-old owns a more than solid.282/.325/.428 batting line in AA this season and hit.311/.339/.492 between Hi-A and AA last year. Through 57 games this season, Martinez has 16 homers and 39 runs batted in, including a slash line of.305/.388/.630. Read More »

ED summons Shah Rukh Khan in FEMA case

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This has resulted in loss of foreign exchange to the extent of ₹73.6 crore, said officials. A show case notice regarding the same was sent to Shah Rukh Khan, wife Gauri Khan and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Juhi Chawla. Ltd. formed a special objective vehicle, M/s. Knight Riders Sports Pvt Ltd (KRSPL), to acquire IPL franchise rights of the cricket team named "Kolkatta Knight Riders", said sources. Read More »

Mizuho Cuts Rating On Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) To "Neutral"

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Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Rite Aid from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. The stock had a trading volume of 49,146,571 shares. (NYSE:NLY) ended its day at $11.77 with the rising stream of -4.00% and its total traded volume was 69.22 million shares more than the average volume. Read More »

Obama Planned Armed Response to Election Hacking

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In addition to the military response, the plan laid out counter propaganda efforts that would have been implemented in the days following a compromised election. It would allow for stationing "armed federal law enforcement agents" at polling places and deploying "Active and Reserve" military forces and the National Guard "upon a request from a federal agency and the direction of the Secretary of Defense or the President". Read More »

CBI issues second notice to Karti Chidambaram

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According to investigative agaencies, Karti allegedly received money from INX Media for "using his influence" to manipulate a tax probe against it in a case of violation of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) conditions to receive investment from Mauritius. Read More »

Microsoft beats Q4 estimates with strong cloud growth

Investing.com reports that because they've let go of employees, Microsoft profit has risen from $4 billion to $6.5 billion. "Innovation across our cloud platforms drove strong results this quarter", said Satya Nadella, chief executive officer at Microsoft , in a canned statement. Read More »

Taseko Mines' (TKO) Underperform Rating Reaffirmed at Scotiabank

If the market is strong you will see if closing in the upper half with a high volume. CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -2.16%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 0.68% and above its 200 day moving average with value 23.23%. Read More »

Rouhani: Iran to 'Stand Up' to USA for New Sanctions

Iran says its program to develop ballistic missiles is defensive and does not violate the nuclear accord. It has tremendous economic and political influence across the country, and is traditionally close to the supreme leader and other hardline members of the Iranian government. Read More »

IS falling 'very fast': US President says at Pentagon

IS has suffered a string of setbacks over the past two years, including the loss of their Iraq bastion Mosul earlier this month. Trump signed an executive order soon after taking office giving his generals 30 days to come up with a revised plan to wipe the jihadists out. Read More »