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Why Shares of Blue Apron Holdings Continue to Get Crushed

Why Shares of Blue Apron Holdings Continue to Get Crushed You be the chef" as a new trademark-further marks the online giant's intentions to shake up the way Americans buy groceries. But if you could order a dinner kit on Amazon Prime and have it delivered to your house in an hour whenever you forget to plan dinner-and not on Blue Apron's fixed schedule-it could make a meal-kit plan even more appealing. [Full Article...]

China's economy grew 6.9% in second quarter

China's economy grew 6.9% in second quarter Beijing has set a growth target of around 6.5 percent for 2017, a tad lower from 6.7 percent in 2016, which was the country's lowest rate in 26 years. With risks rising in some parts of the economy due to leveraged investments and over-borrowing, officials need to carefully balance support for growth with risk controls. [Full Article...]

Ann Coulter throws two-day Twitter tantrum against Delta

Ann Coulter throws two-day Twitter tantrum against Delta Delta said it was "disappointed" in Ms. Coulter and called her actions "unnecessary and unacceptable". Coulter was on Delta Airlines flight 2862 from New York City's LaGuardia Airport to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. [Full Article...]

Wind gusts of up to 70 km/hour expected in some wildfire zones

Wind gusts of up to 70 km/hour expected in some wildfire zones There are more than 16,000 evacuees and more than 4,000 families registered with Red Cross. "Given the proximity of existing wildfires to communities, infrastructure and transportation corridors, people throughout the Cariboo region and the southern Interior should be prepared for potential evacuations", the government states. [Full Article...]

House considers adding North Korea to Russian Federation sanctions bill

House considers adding North Korea to Russian Federation sanctions bill Commenting on the meeting in an interview with CBN TV broadcaster on Wednesday, Trump said that Russian leader Putin would have been happier if Hilary Clinton won the presidential election past year in the United States. The Obama administration knew in August 2011 that the Russians were attempting to tamper with the USA presidential election process. But Democrats are furious at the cha... [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo slides as Q2 earnings beat estimates, revenues miss

Wells Fargo slides as Q2 earnings beat estimates, revenues miss The stock declined 1.78% or $0.99 reaching $54.61 on the news. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 7 analyst (s) whereas last month 7 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, October 17. Macquarie Research maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $50 target in Friday , September 25 report. [Full Article...]

Stocks Shrug Off Bank Earnings, Shoot To New Highs

The Dow and S&P 500 ended the week with fresh highs, even as bank earnings weighed on financials. Yellen will stand before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. The 30-stock index also notched an intraday record. China posted better-than-expected trade data for June, with exports rising 11.3 per cent and imports expanding 17.2 per cent, suggesting the economy is holding up well thanks to f... [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association whistleblower Chuck Blazer dies at 72

Federation Internationale de Football Association whistleblower Chuck Blazer dies at 72 Chuck Blazer , the Forest Hills native who helped the USA government expose just how corrupt soccer's worldwide governing body was, died Wednesday. Blazer alerted Federation Internationale de Football Association and, in the aftermath, Blazer was forced to resign and leave his post as CONCACAF secretary general by the end of the year. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter OK after collapsing from dehydration in Winnipeg

Jimmy Carter OK after collapsing from dehydration in Winnipeg The last time Carter was in Manitoba was 1993, when he lent a hand at the construction sites for 18 other Winnipeg homes through the Habitat organization. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. A subsequent statement from the Carter Center echoed the spokesman's remarks. Carter's many years of working with the charity is well-known. [Full Article...]

Fed report, lower U.S. oil production lift oil prices higher

Fed report, lower U.S. oil production lift oil prices higher Oil prices climbed more than 1 percent on Tuesday along with rising heating oil futures on reports showing forecast cuts in US oil production and a decline in European product stockpiles. The US could quadruple its crude oil exports by 2020 in a move that will seriously impact OPEC's hold on the global market. Gasoline was also trading up on the day, by 1.46% at $1.5181. [Full Article...]

Mithali Raj: India captain becomes leading ODI run-scorer in history

Mithali Raj: India captain becomes leading ODI run-scorer in history However, Kohli made a mistake in his FB post. After winning the toss, Australian team chooses bowling first. The Aussies started off well, with Ashleigh Gardner removing star batter Smriti Mandhana, early on. The first three scoring shots were fours, punishing anything short and taking the aerial route to clear the inner circle. Australia openers Bolton and Beth Mooney got their side off ... [Full Article...]

SC Gymboree stores to shut down, closing sales to start next week

SC Gymboree stores to shut down, closing sales to start next week Gymboree, which is based in San Francisco , said closing sales are scheduled to begin Tuesday. A full listing of the affected stores can be found on the company's website . When filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month, Gymboree said it planned to continue operating the majority of its stores while restructuring and cutting its debt by more than $900 million. [Full Article...]

OPEC supply concerns drag oil prices lower

OPEC supply concerns drag oil prices lower Without a significant fall in oil inventories or a decline in USA drilling and production, Goldman Sachs said United States crude could drop below $40 per barrel. While OPEC changed course previous year and curbed output to boost prices, shale was the main beneficiary and resurgent USA output has kept crude below $50, Kallanish Energy understands. [Full Article...]

Fatal Airbag Explosion Triggered by a Hammer

Fatal Airbag Explosion Triggered by a Hammer Takata Corp.'s air bag inflators can explode with too much force, hurling shrapnel into drivers and passengers. "It is hard to determine whether the cause of death in this incident was the inflator rupture, or an interaction of the hammer with the deploying air bag", the company said. [Full Article...]

What We Learned In The First Week — WTA Wimbledon

What We Learned In The First Week — WTA Wimbledon Konta described it as "pretty special" to match Durie's feat but she will justifiably now have another long-standing record in her sights, that of Virginia Wade - the last British woman to win Wimbledon in 1977. Caroline Garcia is enjoying the greatest grand slam success of her career as she prepares to face Johanna Konta - after enraging her Fed Cup team-mates by quitting the France team. [Full Article...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming has second highest opening in the franchise

Spider-Man: Homecoming has second highest opening in the franchise Unlike previous films where Spider-Man was the lone superhero, Homecoming has the web-slinging crime fighter battling alongside Marvel characters Iron Man and Captain America. As you can tell, the look was quite different. Sony managed distribution and marketing, while Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios handled the creative side. [Full Article...]

Delta flight attendant smashes wine bottle over disruptive passenger's head

Delta flight attendant smashes wine bottle over disruptive passenger's head As the struggle raged one, a flight attendant grabbed two wine bottles and hit Hudek over the head with each, breaking at least one of them. Delta addressed the incident in a statement: "The passenger was restrained on board and was removed from the flight by law enforcement without further incident". [Full Article...]

UNM coach Weir, Canada to play U.S. in FIBA semis

UNM coach Weir, Canada to play U.S. in FIBA semis It was the first time Canada had even played for a medal at a U19 competition. Kentucky-bound big man P.J. Washington led the way in the scoring column for the US, tallying 17 points. Payton Pritchard (Oregon), Carsen Edwards (Purdue), Brandon McCoy (UNLV), Kevin Huerter (Maryland), Austin Wiley (Auburn) and Josh Okogie (Georgia Tech) were the other collegiate athletes on the team. [Full Article...]

United States appoints ex-NATO envoy to handle Ukraine crisis

Tillerson also addressed Mr. Trump's meeting with Putin . Tillerson did not mention Crimea during the Sunday press conference, but he did suggest that Russia's annexation of the peninsula is still a major point of contention in the ongoing diplomatic talks on sanctions, reports the Washington Post. [Full Article...]

Local Sears store to close by early October

Local Sears store to close by early October Central Ave.as well as the Sears store at Miller Hill Mall. He also noted that some of the company's stores are too large and the amount of square footage will be reduced. In the Toledo area, Kmart's golden years were in the 1960s and 1970s, when the company, then based in Detroit , was on the rise and frequently opening new stores across the region. [Full Article...]


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