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'Hitman's Bodyguard' is No. 1, as 'Logan Lucky' Disappoints
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 6:37 pm

'Hitman's Bodyguard' is No. 1, as 'Logan Lucky' Disappoints  New York Times'Hitman's Bodyguard' Flexes Muscle With $21M+ During The Lowest-Grossing Weekend Of 2017 To Date – Sunday AM  DeadlineWeekend Box Office: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Mows Down 'Logan Lucky' With $21.6M  Hollywood ReporterFull coverag […]

Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 6:25 pm

Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91  New York TimesComedian Jerry Lewis Dead At 91  HuffPostJerry Lewis, comedy icon and philanthropist, dead at 91  Fox NewsJerry Lewis, Comedy Legend, Dies at 91  VarietyJohn Katsilometes on Twitter: "Statement: "Legendary entertainer #Jerry Lewis passed away peacefully today of ...  TwitterFull coverag […]

Photos: The Eclipse Is Coming. Are You Ready?
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Photos: The Eclipse Is Coming. Are You Ready?  New York TimesSolar Eclipse: Here's the Weather Forecast for the Big Day  NBCNews.comTips for Safe Eclipse Viewing…from Someone Who Learned the Hard Way  Space.comSolar Eclipse 2017: These Scientists Are So Psyched That They Won't Get To See The Eclipse  ForbesA total eclipse of the sun is a reason to unplug  Los Angeles TimesFull coverag […]

Polls: Majority in 3 key states 'embarrassed' by Trump
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 6:04 pm

Polls: Majority in 3 key states 'embarrassed' by Trump  CNNPolls: Voters in three key states Trump won 'embarrassed' by his conduct as president  USA TODAYPoll: Trump's favorability falls in three key Midwest states  The HillTrump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States  NBCNews.comFull coverag […]

Suspected cop killer faces judge and murder charge; Kissimmee police seek person of interest
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 5:22 pm

Suspected cop killer faces judge and murder charge; Kissimmee police seek person of interest  Orlando SentinelTwo Florida police officers killed, 2 injured in separate overnight shootings  Washington PostSecond Kissimmee officer shot in line of duty dies, police say  WKMG OrlandoFull coverag […]

North Korea warns of nuclear war if US drill turns to 'actual fighting'
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 5:19 pm

North Korea warns of nuclear war if US drill turns to 'actual fighting'  USA TODAYNorth Korea threatens 'merciless strike' on US  New York PostNorth Korea: US cannot dodge 'merciless strike'  The HillUlchi-Freedom Guardian exercise: war games in a tense zone  The AustralianThreats, tension are nothing new to South Korea  Kansas City StarFull coverag […]

Another charity cancels fundraiser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 5:11 pm

Another charity cancels fundraiser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago  The HillPalm Beach Zoo latest to pull gala event from Trump's Mar-a-Lago  Sun SentinelAll of the charities backing out of Mar-a-Lago events in response to Trump's handling of Charlottesville  QuartzFull coverag […]

Democrats see an opening with Trump but are worried about messaging
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm

Democrats see an opening with Trump but are worried about messaging  CNNGOP Rep: Bannon 'had to go' after undermining Trump  The HillTrump ally blasts congressional leaders  PoliticoDavid Bossie on a White House without Steve Bannon; Sen. Ben Cardin on threats from terrorism, North Korea  Fox NewsWhat should keep Republicans up at night  Washington PostFull coverag […]

Powerball jackpot soars to whopping $650M — the third largest prize in US history
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 4:10 pm

Powerball jackpot soars to whopping $650M — the third largest prize in US history  New York Daily NewsNo Powerball winner, lottery jackpot now $650 million (see smaller prizes won in NY)  Syracuse.comPowerball jackpot swells to $650 million  USA TODAYFull coverag […]

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 4:07 pm

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest  Washington PostA Large Group of NYPD Officers Rallied In Support of Colin Kaepernick  BETFrank Serpico, NYPD cops raise their fists, take a knee for team-less Colin Kaepernick at Brooklyn rally  New York Daily NewsColin Kaepernick items to be included in Black Lives Matter collection at Smithsonian  USA TODAYNAACP calling for boycott of NFL, Atlanta Falcons  FOX 5 AtlantaFull coverag […]

Everything is going great! in 1 amazing Trump administration picture
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 3:53 pm

Everything is going great! in 1 amazing Trump administration picture  CNNDefense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan Strategy  New York TimesMattis mum on Trump's new Afghanistan war strategy  USA TODAYUS military leaders await Trump decision on Afghan mission  Washington PostNicholson Says Winning War Is Critical  TOLOnewsFull coverag […]

What happened to monuments to fallen regimes around the world
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm

What happened to monuments to fallen regimes around the world  CNNConfederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'  NPRTrump loves the Confederacy? Since when does he like losers?  SalonWhy Trump is wrong to equate George Washington with Robert E. Lee  Chicago TribuneFull coverag […]

Spain hunts for suspected driver, two others in connection with Barcelona attack
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Spain hunts for suspected driver, two others in connection with Barcelona attack  Washington PostBarcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters  BBC NewsInside the filthy apartment of Barcelona terror attack suspect  Fox NewsTerror in Spain Shows Islamic State Is Down Not Out  BloombergFull coverag […]

Pension cold-calling ban to include texts and emails
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 1:28 pm

The government is cracking down after 3,000 savers were conned out of an average of £15,000 each. […]

Marshawn Lynch Sits, Derek Carr and Khalil Mack Unite During National Anthem
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 12:16 pm

Marshawn Lynch Sits, Derek Carr and Khalil Mack Unite During National Anthem  Bleacher ReportCooper Kupp may be Rams receiver worth watching  ESPN (blog)Raiders' Derek Carr, Khalil Mack Show Solidarity During National Anthem  Sports IllustratedIndia crushes Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in 1st ODI  FOXSports.comFull coverag […]

Wreckage of USS Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 11:48 am

Wreckage of USS Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific  New York TimesLost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years  BBC NewsMicrosoft Co-founder's Team Finds Wreckage of WWII-Era USS Indianapolis  NBCNews.comCivilian researchers have located USS Indianapolis wreckage  WTHRResearchers Announce Wreckage from USS Indianapolis Located - Navy.mil  Navy.milFull coverag […]

Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 11:02 am

Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump  NPRTrump has 'inside information' on who protested in Charlottesville, says Falwell Jr. in president's defense  ABC NewsEvangelical students returning university diplomas to protest Trump  The Hill (blog)Full coverag […]

'Hard' Brexit offers '£135bn annual boost' to economy
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 10:08 am

But opponents say the proposal to unilaterally ditch tariffs and barriers is "economic suicide". […]

Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 3:29 am

Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle  New York TimesLegendary Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Has Died at 84  PEOPLE.comDick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dead at 84  CNNDick Gregory, who rose from poverty to become a groundbreaking comedian and civil rights activist, dies at 84  Los Angeles TimesFull coverag […]

Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 2:09 am

Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise  New York TimesCounterprotesters dwarf controversial rally in Boston  CNNBoston anti-racism protester: 'It's the right thing to do'  BBC NewsGelzinis: 'Free Speech' folks take an empty stand in Cradle of Liberty  Boston HeraldHow Boston Counter-Protesters Organized Against “Free Speech” Rally  The UpTakeFull coverag […]

Brother confesses to killing 6-year-old sister, young cousins in Prince George's County home
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 4:56 pm

Brother confesses to killing 6-year-old sister, young cousins in Prince George's County home  New York Daily NewsMan confesses to fatally stabbing sister, cousins in Clinton, Md.  W*USA 9Brother, 25, Allegedly Stabs Little Sister, 6, And Two Cousins, 9 And 6, To Death While Babysitting  Hollywood LifeFull coverag […]

President Trump Won't Attend Kennedy Center Honors Amid Planned Boycotts
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 2:49 pm

President Trump Won't Attend Kennedy Center Honors Amid Planned Boycotts  NBCNews.comPresident and First Lady to skip Kennedy Center honors after several artists vow protest  Los Angeles TimesFull coverag […]

US to review China intellectual property policies
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 11:13 pm

China has voiced "serious concern" over the investigation, which could result in US trade sanctions. […]

McDonald's could face first UK strikes
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 9:34 pm

Staff at two UK outlets vote for action over secure working hours and a £10 per hour wage. […]

One in 10 adults owns second home, says think tank
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 9:27 pm

By contrast, four in ten UK adults have no property wealth at all, the Resolution Foundation says. […]



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Goldman Sachs gets approval for Saudi equities trading license
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 3:24 pm

DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs received approval on Sunday to trade equities in Saudi Arabia, joining the growing band of western investment banks and fund managers expanding in the kingdom. […]

Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Warren Buffett's discipline
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 9:01 am

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest U.S. natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to the billionaire's legendary discipline. […]

Britain will not exclude possible EU oversight of UK borders after Brexit
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 8:47 am

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not rule out the possibility that the European Union may retain oversight of customs controls at UK borders after it leaves the bloc, as the country seeks ways to keep unhindered access to EU markets following Brexit. […]

U.S. did not detail request for auto rules of origin at NAFTA talks: source
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 11:51 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details of how much it wanted to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday. […]

India's Infosys approves up to $2 billion buyback of shares
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 12:06 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's second-biggest IT firm Infosys said on Saturday it will buy back shares worth up to 130 billion rupees ($2 billion), a day after Vishal Sikka resigned as chief executive after a long-running feud with the company's founders. […]

Shift from non-GAAP bottom lines could be good for stock prices
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 12:45 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investors worried about lofty stock-market valuations may take comfort in signs that companies in the benchmark S&P 500 index are padding their bottomlines less than they have in previous years. […]

Former UAW official charged in Fiat Chrysler payoff probe
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 10:07 pm

(Reuters) - A former senior official at the United Auto Workers trade union was charged on Friday with conspiring with other union officials to accept improper payments from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV officials over a four-year period. […]

Exclusive: Citigroup tops bank group for Petrobras unit IPO - source
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 8:39 pm

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc and seven other banks will underwrite the initial public offering of Petróleo Brasileiro SA's fuel distribution unit, which will likely occur in November, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said. […]

Summer rumblings could herald a stormy fall for U.S. stocks
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 7:05 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump-fed rally in stocks, lately showing signs of faltering as the long Wall Street summer nears its end, faces a key test in the weeks ahead with the approach of a historically unkind season for equities and a clutch of issues - such as raising the debt ceiling - awaiting the return of lawmakers to Washington. […]

Stability concerns focus at Fed ahead of Yellen speech
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 5:12 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The stock market's steady rise, still low long-term bond yields and a sagging dollar are girding the Fed's intent to raise interest rates again this year despite concerns about weak inflation, according to comments this week from Fed officials and analysts anticipating remarks next week by Chair Janet Yellen. […]