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American soldiers killed, 2 wounded in ambush in Niger


The New York Times is reporting the deaths, as well as two other soldiers being wounded while on a routine patrol with troops from the West African nation. A source in the Special Operations community said that the U.S. troops were part of 3rd Special Forces Group, a military detachment that has shifted its area of operations to Africa in recent years, according to SOFREP . Read More »

Donald Trump tosses paper towels into crowd of Puerto Rico hurricane survivors


The President said that while every death was "a horror," there was a difference between " a real catastrophe like Katrina " and " what happened here " in Puerto Rico . However in a press conference, Trump seemed more interested in how the disaster has affected the U.S. budget. No wonder San Juan mayor Yulin Cruz said Trump's comments prove a "lack of sensibility" on the part of the President. Read More »

Defense chief says USA should stay in nuclear deal with Iran


The Iran deal's future may hinge on a face-saving fix for Trump so he doesn't have to recertify the Islamic republic's compliance every 90 days, as mandated in a provision of a 2015 USA law known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act. "As Europeans, we will do everything to make sure it stays", Helga Schmid, secretary general of the EU's foreign policy service, told an Iranian investment conference in Switzerland's financial capital. Read More »

Puerto Rico Mayor Says Trump's Comments Were Insulting


Cruz's t-shirt is reminiscent of the "nasty woman" insult Trump hurled at his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton - and insult her supporters turned into a rallying cry. Additionally, he said the governor of the U.S. "Mitchell later reiterated that it was "notable" that Cruz was the only elected official who never got the opportunity to speak at the meeting to her knowledge". Read More »

Pentagon Denies US-Led Coalition Works With Daesh Terrorists in Syria


Julani "sustained shrapnel wounds and is in a critical condition after losing his arm, according to information from multiple independent sources", Konashenkov added. Over the past months Russian Federation has claimed to have killed several top jihadist commanders. An al-Qaida-linked group in Syria is denying Russia's claim that its airstrikes this week critically wounded the insurgent group's leader. Read More »

Supreme Court Arguments Bode Badly For Partisan Gerrymandering


Kennedy, who is more prone to bouts of fairness than his conservative colleagues. Kennedy's questions suggested that he thought the electoral map favoring Republicans in the state general assembly violated the First Amendment associational rights of Democrats, according to the Election Law Blog . Read More »

Sheriff: Disturbance at South Carolina maximum security prison


The incident was confined to one housing unit and did not impact the entire prison, the S.C. Department of Corrections said, in a tweet. McCormick County Emergency Services posted a message to its Facebook page warning residents of the attempted escape and advising them to avoid the area around the facility. Read More »

Theresa May says sorry to Tories for 'too scripted' poll campaign


May had wanted reset her Conservative agenda to try to reassert her authority, but was forced to stop several times on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time) - by coughing fits that forced her to take drinks of water and even a lozenge from her finance minister, and once when a protester waved a dismissal notice under her nose. Read More »

Top conservative calls for ban on device used by Vegas shooter

Richard Blumenthal appeared on MSNBC Wednesday to comment on the Las Vegas mass shooting , and advocated for new gun control measures, including a ban on "bump stock" modifications . "The tragedy in Las Vegas was horrific", Benavides said. Still, any effort at regulating guns would face tough odds in a Republican-controlled Congress. Read More »

Swift lyrics used on road safety signs


Issued as part of the department's Zero Fatalities program, the playful-sounding message is obviously meant to combat distracted driving . According to BBC , authorities hope the campaign will reduce the number of accidents on Iowa's roads. Read More »

Marilou Danley still considered 'person of interest'

I'll fix it. Do not panic. According to Ms Danley's brother Reynaldo Bustos, she has assured her family she has a "clean conscience" following the rampage that lasted 11 minutes. "She was sent away". She landed in Los Angeles at about 7.30 p.m. local time Tuesday, CNN reported. That official was briefed by law enforcement but not authorized to speak publicly because of the continuing investigation. Read More »

'We'll Be Talking About the Gun Laws'


You don't need a permit to buy a gun , nor are you required to get a license or register a firearm. "I think if you look to Chicago where you had over 4,000 victims of gun-related crimes, they have the strictest gun laws in the country and that certainly hasn't helped there". Read More »

Sister of Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend speaks out


Marilou Danley , the Filipina partner of Stephen Paddock , the gunman in the Las Vegas shooting that killed 59 people and injured over 500 others, arrived in Los Angeles late Tuesday night (California time ). New details are emerging, investigators say, that suggest Paddock's mental state was deteriorating before the shooting: significant weight loss, an increasingly slovenly physical appearance and obsession with his girlfriend's ex-husband. Read More »

Trump Welcomes "Well-Informed Debate on Public Safety" but Not Gun Control

The FBI, Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security are working with local law enforcement officials to determine the facts surrounding this tragedy, and it wouldn't be appropriate to start having a political debate before we even know the facts, less than 24 hours after local law enforcement and first responders arrived on the scene . Read More »

Gun stock climbs after large-scale shootings


American Outdoor Brands Corp., formerly Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., was up about 3 percent , and Sturm Ruger & Co. rose nearly 4 percent . Mass shootings mean more money for gunmakers. And shares of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which has a convention center in Las Vegas as well as two hotels - the Venetian and the Palazzo - rose 80 cents, or 1.3%, to finish at $64.96. Read More »

Plane carrying Filipina linked to Las Vegas shooter lands in US


The Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , arrived at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday night to answer serious questions regarding what she knew about Stephen Paddock's deadly massacre. Lockheed Martin , the world's largest defense contractor, said the retired Paddock was employed by a predecessor company about 30 years ago. Danley had been sharing Paddock's home in a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada, about 82 miles northeast of Las Vegas , according to ... Read More »

Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing


The protester was with the group Public Citizen , a consumer rights advocate. An activist dressed as the billionaire Monopoly Man led the delivery . Because the internet can't resist a good photobomb, the stunt is gaining attention all over social media. The Senate has until early November to act. Read More »

WC committee pares list of host cities


The United Bid Committee for the joint Canada-United States-Mexico FIFA World Cup bid for 2026 announced on Wednesday they have narrowed the list of host city candidates once more, to 32 locations around North America. Cincinnati has been buzzing in the soccer world since FC Cincinnati upset the Columbus Crew in a U.S. Open Cup game earlier this year . "We have more than double the number of cities required to stage matches in 2026", United Bid Committee chairman Sunil Gulati said. Read More »

MEPs back Brexit resolution in Strasbourg plenary

Theresa May was adept at handling a coughing fit and nearly losing her voice throughout her speech at the Tory party conference, the Home Secretary has told LBC. "Both sides must show leadership and determination to make sufficient progress on the issues of citizens' rights, the exit bill and Northern Ireland to move the process on". Read More »

Highlights: Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)


Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th were given a $0.77 dividend. Over the last quarter, shares have performed -2.54%. Coca Cola Co (Call) now has $192.75B valuation. Wellington Shields & Communication reported 47,592 shares. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $81.00 target price on shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Read More »

Sells 4556 Shares of Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Motco has invested 0.01% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). Current market cap is $114.00B and the stock has an EPS of $3.22. Telemus Capital LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) by 36.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Stock In Spotlight: CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of CSX by 31.1% during the first quarter. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -9.60%. CSX Corporation's revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX ) ended its day at $52.78 with the rising stream of -2.73% and its total traded volume was 8.06 ... Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100000 To Girlfriend In Philippines


Danley landed Tuesday at Los Angeles International Airport, a law enforcement source told CNN . Undersheriff McMahill said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had financial subpoenas to determine Paddock's money movement. Marilou Danley , the girlfriend and roommate of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , has come in for questioning regarding the mass shooting. Almost two dozen guns were found in his hotel room. Read More »

Robert W. Baird Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

The first line is called the %K line, which analyzes the actual price movements in the shares and can be defined as: %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100. Costco Wholesale Corporation has a average recommendation of "Buy" and an consensus price target of $179.40. Therefore 91% are positive. Analysts review historical return data when trying to predict future returns, or to estimate how a security might react to a particular situation, such as a drop in consumer ... Read More »

Naga Chaitanya's next is about a couple's clash of egos


Samantha has been posting pictures of the preparations (wedding gown and jewellery) for the big day; stuff she will wear during the various ceremonies. "I am arranging a gathering in Hyderabad and the date isn't last yet". The wedding shenanigans have officially begun - Samantha shared a pic of herself and Naga chaitanya at the Goa Resort venue. Read More »

Why Americans buy another new gun after every mass shooting

People for run safety at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, where a sniper shot almost 600 people. "We are proud of our GW students' initiative in leading the response to the heartbroken and deadly shooting in Las Vegas last night", SA leaders wrote in the statement . Read More »

Egyptian Businessmen Caught Ordering Weapons from North Korea

Referring to claim that " route of ship with anti-tank shells is corn" in Washington Post , Abu Zaid said that sanctions Committee's report does not include such information remotely or closely. However, there was one twist to the tale which didn't become apparent until weeks later - the grenades were destined for Egypt. Western diplomats said Egypt initially denied any connection to the weapons haul, then tried obfuscation. Read More »

Shopify Rolls Out Instagram Shopping Ahead Of Holiday Season


This lets them make any new Instagram post shoppable by easily tagging it with any of their Shopify products, right from inside the Instagram app. Once selected, merchants can choose to connect this catalog in Instagram without any extra effort. The positive customer response they report is no surprise: Instagram's feature is simple, visual, and offers a unique experience. Read More »

Gun stocks higher after Las Vegas shooting


Republican leaders "sent their thoughts and their prayers today, which is good", Kimmel said . "But we can take solace knowing that even the darkest space can be brightened by a single light, and even the most bad despair can be illuminated by a single ray of hope". Read More »

Islamic State claims responsibility for Marseille double-stabbing


This is a developing story . Two police sources said the attacker had been carrying a butcher's knife, was around 30 years old and of North African appearance. Critics say it tramples on individual liberties and puts France in a permanent state of emergency. President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to put an end to the state of emergency by November 1 this year. Read More »