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Rauner borrows $1.5 billion toward paying down Illinois' unpaid bill pile

IL just sold three sets of Series 2017A, 2017B and 2017C general obligation bonds to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch again, respectively. IL managed to get an interest rate of three and a half percent. "This bodes well for the state's financing coming next week". Rauner's budget office estimates it could shrink to $7.5 billion by June 30, 2018. Lire la suite »

Sensex, Nifty extend losses; All sectoral indices trade in red

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Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.09 per cent while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.13 per cent in early trade today. Axis Bank and Wipro will be on top focus on Wednesday after their September quarter earnings were announced on Tuesday. Bank stocks such as Axis Bank (down 7.03 per cent), ICICI Bank (down 3.63 per cent), YES Bank (down 2.38 per cent) and State Bank of India (down 1.97 per cent) dragged the indices down. Lire la suite »

Turkey releases relatives of USA consulate worker: Anadolu

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The staff member was arrested on charges of espionage and alleged ties to a US -based cleric who Turkey blames for a coup attempt a year ago. Turkey also suspended the issuance of visas to USA citizens. Anadolu said the wife and daughter were barred from leaving the country and had to report to the nearest police station once a week as part of the terms of their release. Lire la suite »

HP shows off workstation designed for the Adobe Creative Cloud

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The HP ZBook x2 is made of a fully-machined, aluminum and die-cast magnesium body starting at just 3.64 pounds and 14.6 mm thin when in tablet mode, and 4.78 pounds and 20.3 mm in laptop mode. The ZBook x2 is an altogether ridiculous tablet in both form and function that's going to be way outside the realm of what most people need or are willing to pay for. Lire la suite »

The Thunder gave Kevin Durant's jersey number to an undrafted rookie

The number will likely be retired by the Thunder someday, but for now it belongs to Dozier, who claimed he didn't get any brushback from the organization for selecting it. Dozier was in training camp with the Dallas Mavericks until being cut last weekend. This season there will be a No. 35 on the court for the Thunder, but Kevin Durant will not be wearing it. Lire la suite »

Vocal IEBC Commissioner Akombe resigns a week to polls

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According to the statement, Akombe says IEBC staff are being intimidated by political actors and protestors and the fear for their lives. Akombe left the country to Dubai to monitor the printing of ballot papers, but diverted to NY from where she sent the resignation letter, saying she is not even prepared to come back to Kenya. Lire la suite »

Evacuation orders lifted for two Santa Rosa Neighborhoods

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Some had seen the flames coming as they fled. Officials say a firefighting truck driver died after the water transport truck he was driving rolled over near one of the wildfires. Hundreds of people remain unaccounted for, though officials said they believe they will locate majority alive. Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano said he expects some of those will be found dead in burned-out homes. Lire la suite »

Intel to Ship Neural Network Processor by end of year

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In order to offer higher computer performance, Intel chose to create a new format for storing numeric values. As part of this, Intel has announced that the company is intending to use the NNP chips to increase the sophistication of AI programs to a hundred times greater than its current level by 2020. Lire la suite »

Annual Great California ShakeOut will be held on Thursday

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Quake risk is real in California. According to The California Geological Survey there are thousands of faults in California, 500 of which are active and risky. This is the sixth year the state has participated in the drill. "Taking the proper actions during an quake can save lives and reduce the risk of injury", said Pomeroy. Lire la suite »

Man and Girlfriend On Trial For Torturing Boy To Death

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Isauro Aguirre, of Palmdale, Los Angeles, admits murder but denies torture. Hatami said on Monday (16 October) that Aguirre and the boy's mother Pearl Fernandez beat, whipped and burned Gabriel with cigarettes. Defense attorney John Allan said that Aguirre had a hard time handling stressful and chaotic situations. "Despite the horrific abuse, Isauro never intended for Gabriel to die". Lire la suite »

Mitsubishi Emirai 4 concept revealed for Tokyo

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Previewing the company's driver assistance technology, the Emirai 4 is a futuristic roadster that "draws upon" electrification, autonomous driving and connected technologies . Perhaps the most interesting feature is the Emirai's driver sensing system. Mitsubishi Motors, the auto brand, is now part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, so won't necessarily be first in line (or in line at all) to use the tech. Lire la suite »

The Value of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Underpriced by 29.1%?

It also reduced Allergan Plc (Put) stake by 1.44M shares and now owns 1.13M shares. WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX ) now has 398000 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $4.41B. The Return on Equity ratio of WPX Energy , Inc. WPX Energy , Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has been trading in a bearish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. Lire la suite »

Rajasthan's policemen go on leave, protest salary cut

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In an embarrassment to the Rajasthan government, more than 250 policemen went on a day's mass leave. Policemen refused to give the guard of honour to additional director-general of police M.L. Home Minister of the state Gulab Chand Kataria has attributed protests to unfounded social media rumours. "There are rumours pertaining to salary cut issue. Lire la suite »

Recent Price Moves Of: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Brandywine Managers Llc who had been investing in Adobe Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $74.17B market cap company. In the past few sessions, investors have started paying a little bit more attention to shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Lire la suite »

Senate moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to tax 'reform'

Should the measure fail, Republicans would most likely have to abandon tax reform because the budget resolution contains reconciliation instructions. "I am leaning "yes", Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska told reporters as the chamber prepared for what is expected to be a late Thursday vote on the fiscal 2018 spending blueprint. Lire la suite »

Man Killed In Accident While Clearing Fallen Tree In Tipperary

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The family of a man who died while clearing a fallen tree during storm Ophelia have described him as a "gentle giant". "Doing a very good deed in the height of the storm", he added. The first fatality as a result of the storm occurred at approximately 11.40am outside Aglish village, in Co Waterford. Tributes were paid to Ms O'Neill, who worked as a nurse at Cork ARC Cancer Support House for more than a decade. Lire la suite »

Federal Bureau of Investigation announces arrest of suspected serial robber

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Lucie. Brandon Venditti, 22, of Weston, was arrested Tuesday after a auto crash along Alligator Alley. Today at approximately 5 pm, following a reported bank robbery in Collier County Sheriff's deputies, Florida Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents located a auto identified as a possible get-a-way vehicle used in the robbery. Lire la suite »

Rainfall and wind warning issued for Metro Vancouver Tuesday

Parts of the Sea to Sky region from the Upper Levels in West Vancouver to Squamish are also under the warning. It rains a lot in Vancouver. Even more rain - up to 100 millimetres - is expected in parts of Howe Sound. "Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break". The first moves through this morning; the next arrives early tomorrow. Lire la suite »

Shiels unhappy but it's game on in storm-damaged Cork

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The match, which was originally meant to take place last week before being postponed as a result of Derry's worldwide call-ups, was rescheduled for Monday evening, October 16. Alan Bennett was there back in 2005, the last time City won the league, and he spoke with true class in the aftermath of tonight's fixture, heaping praise on the opposition. Lire la suite »