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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.35%

Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in theChemical, Petroleum & Plastic,MiningandMachinerysectors propelled shares higher.

INVESTING.COM - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

India's Infosys says CFO Ranganath resigns

He had been appointed as the CFO of India’s second-biggest software services exporter in 2015. Ranganath, popularly called Ranga, will continue in his current position as chief financial officer till November 16, 2018, Infosys said in a stock exchange filing, without giving a reason for the resignat

REUTERS - 2018-08-18 05:59:35

How Spanish Women Were Allegedly Targeted In 'Stolen Babies' Cases For Decades

She gave birth at a private Catholic hospital in Madrid in 1973, anxious to start a family. But less than 24 hours after delivery, Navarro's nurse — who was a nun — told her and her husband that the baby had died from respiratory issues. The young couple could not see the body because the hospital h

NPR - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

USD/CAD Daily Price Forecast – Both Sides of the Pair Wage War to Gain Control Ahead of Canadian CPI

USD/CAD holds a narrow range going into the end of the week, but updates to Canada’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) may fuel the recent rebound in the exchange rate as the headline reading for inflation is expected to hold steady at 2.5% per annum in July. Signs of static price growth may dampen the app

CNBC - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Actually, Mr. President, D.C. Is Pretty Great

On Friday, Trump complained that the city which surrounds his temporary quarters at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue was run “poorly” and had inflated the cost of his coveted military parade, forcing him to postpone it.

POLITICO - 2018-08-17 00:00:00
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Politics News

60 ex-CIA officials tell Trump 'the country will be weakened' if a political litmus test is applied to experts

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Washington (CNN)Sixty former CIA officials warned President Donald Trump in a statement on Friday that "the country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allow

CNN - 2018-08-17 23:12:00

Exclusive: new lawsuit claims Trump illegally denied asylum claims of separated parents

The 38 parents,represented by Muslim Advocates, Eversheds Sutherland LLP, and the Legal Aid Justice Center, filed the caseDora v. SessionsFriday in the DC federal district. All of them have now been reunited with their children but have been given final deportation orders after losing their asylum c

VOX - 2018-08-17 20:53:03

Trump cancels military parade, blames local politicians as estimated cost balloons to $92 million

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he personally cancelled the military parade he wanted that was slated to have taken place on November 10, blaming local D.C. politicians for reports of a price tag tens of millions of dollars higher than the original estimated cost. "The local politici

ABC NEWS - 2018-08-17 13:49:00

Melania Trump reportedly asks the White House kitchen staff to prepare healthier meals for the president

However, despite the first lady's efforts to improve her husband's diet, Trump reportedly would still prefer to have two scoops of ice cream for dessert.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Melania reportedly bought modern furniture for the White House, and then Trump replaced it while she was gone with gilded, 'Louis XIV' style pieces

A new report claims that first lady Melania Trump tried to outfit the White House with modern furniture, but that her husband quickly replaced those items with pieces in his favored Rococo style.The claim was made by two people familiar with the episode who spoke with The New York Times for a report

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-17 00:00:00
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Business News

The ‎business‏ of ‎business‏ part 1

Q: Based on your experience as a business development trainer, how can Western Slope businesses grow strategically?

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-18 06:00:00

‎Business‏ Handshake

On August 16th, 2018,RedditorBEISisICE[1]posted an image to the/r/dankmemessubreddit with one arm labeled "centimeters," the other labeled "inches" and the united hands labeled "0" (shown below). Within 24 hours, the post received more than 21,900 points (94% upvoted).

KNOW YOUR MEME - 2018-08-17 16:29:29

‎Business‏

Norwalk, CT — PEAK® has been actively involved in motorsports for over 30 years. Today, PEAK still aims to shock the motorsports establishment partly as a way to showcase the excellence and competitive quality of their family of brands, but mostly, because it’s so much fun.TFI Envision, Inc. was tap

NORWALKPLUS.COM - 2018-08-17 08:04:36

Filmmaking Hobby or ‎Business‏

Let me break it down. Waiting for someone else to come along and magically make your film successful is like waiting for the tooth fairy. It’s a beautiful idea, but in reality it’s, well, not real. The truth is, nobody is going to care about your film more than you. And nobody is going to hustle you

FILMMAKING STUFF - 2018-08-17 07:09:43

How Tibi Turned Around Its Footwear ‎Business‏

More than 20 years after its inception,Tibihas solidified its position in the fashion industry, aided by the addition of handbags early last year and by its now-thriving shoe business.

MSN.COM - 2018-08-16 22:15:22
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Technology News

The Mars Opportunity rover might be busted even if it wakes back up

In case you haven’t been keeping track of the plight of NASA’s Opportunity rover, I’ll get you caught back up: A dust storm covered Mars, the rover fell asleep, and now it won’t wake back up. The rover’s team of engineers is worried that it might never wake back up — and it’splaying inspirational so

BGR - 2018-08-18 01:32:32

Here's why the feds are freaked out about a drone attack

U.S. officials sent out a warning after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was attacked with explosive drones in a failed assassination attempt. The Aug. 4 attack targeted Maduro while he was giving a speech in Caracas. He was unharmed but seven soldiers were hurt. It raised concerns worldwide that

MASHABLE - 2018-08-18 01:06:39

Twitch is reportedly making a play for YouTube's top talent

Rumors this week have surfaced that Twitch is trying to encroach onYouTube’s territory by offering deals to its top stars if they’ll come and stream on Twitch instead. Twitch‘s motivation appears to be hunger for a slice of that sweet YouTube advertising pie.A report fromBloombergindicates Twitch is

THE NEXT WEB - 2018-08-17 19:52:20

Best Buy’s 2-day anniversary sale has great deals on iPads, Apple Watch, and more

Every year, in celebration of the store’s anniversary, Best Buy holds a sale in which it slashes prices on dozens of popular items, from tablets to phones to computers. This year is no different, as the sale kicked off first thing on the morning of Friday, August 17th and is set to last until Saturd

BGR - 2018-08-17 19:51:15

Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant

Three voice assistants are fighting for space in your smart home -- is there a clear winner? Tyler Lizenby/CNET Siri now has a dedicated smart speaker to call home, so it's time to consider how Apple's voice assistant compares to Amazon'sAlexa and Google Assistant. Let's explore the obvious -- as

CNET - 2018-08-17 18:17:00
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Entertainment News

Fake facial hair , K-pop & farm days : Calgary ‎entertainment‏ this weekend

Don't let the dreary weather fool you, the weekend is around the corner, the temperature are expected to rebound and there's lots to do in Calgary's arts and entertainment scene. Here’s our weekly hit-list roundup.

MSN.COM - 2018-08-16 23:29:09

‎Entertainment‏

HOPE Pregnancy Center is hosting “A Night of Laughs,” a fundraising event featuring comedian Mike Williams. A silent raffle and dessert gala will round out the evening. Williams’ will be there with a blend of stand up and musical comedy and clean fun. The evening starts at 6 p.m. Sept. 8, at Crossro

LOS ALAMOS MONITOR

Best bets for ‎entertainment‏ this week

FRIDAY, AUG. 17 Singing string quartet plays in CotuitWell-Strung, the singing string quartet, will perform a mix of well-known classical melodies by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Vivaldi as well as pop hits by Adele, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson and others. The group, founded in 2012 in Prov

RADIO EGYPT

Reuters ‎Entertainment‏ News Summary

The film is called "Crazy Rich Asians," but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie. The romantic comedy, opening in movie theaters on Wednesday and starring Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina and newcomer Henry Golding, is the firs

DAILY MAIL

Canton does n't need ‎entertainment‏ district

DEAR EDITOR:To what purpose does this effort to create “an entertainment zone” offer as a justification? The eponymous characterization of downtown Canton as such in lieu of honestly labeling it what it would quickly become is beyond disingenuous. Some people need to stop looking at the downtown are

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Sports News

Why you should be watching World of Sport Wrestling

Is ITV’s revival of World of Sport Wrestling already on the ropes? After recently debuting with more than a million viewers, WOS Wrestling – the abbreviated rebrand designed, presumably, to put viewers in mind of the dominant WWE franchise – has since tailed off in the Saturday afternoon ratings, fa

MSN.COM - 2018-08-17 08:41:18

Garmin Vivomove HR Sport -- Australian Review - Ausdroid

The watch face is as near to perfect as they’re likely to be able to achieve without making a mens and womens model. Achieving a balance between not looking overly large and chunky on a woman’s wrist vs looking dainty on a man’s, a very fine line to walk and a huge tick in the box for the garmin tea

T.CO - 2018-08-16 12:42:02

Playtex Coupon | Makes Sport Compact Tampons 19 cents

Kroger Deal (thru 8/21):Buy:Playtex Tampons, 18 ct., $3.19Use:-$2 off Playtex Sport Compact Tampons, excl 3 ct.Get Back:-$1 off Playtex Sport and Sport Compact tampons, 14-ct+, excl trial size, limit 5, at Kroger, Ibotta Appmobile coupon–makes it 19¢–Harris Teeter Deal (today only, 8/14):Buy:Playtex

SOUTHERNSAVERS.COM

Review : 2019 Genesis G70 Sport AWD

“My, oh my, what a car,”I mumbled to myself just a few shorts minutes after getting behind the wheel of the 2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport.

MSN.COM

Gran Turismo Sport Video Features Nissan GT Sport Motul Team RJN

A life-long and avid gamer,William D'Angelowas first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his ownY

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Health News

Legislators have failed us on ‎health‏ care issues

Where are our Pennsylvania legislators? Where is the Pennsylvania Insurance Department? They are so consumed with creating casinos and gambling taxes, they can’t seem to show an interest in major life-and-death issues concerning their constituents.

MSN.COM - 2018-08-18 04:00:22

Synthetic marijuana considered a growing ‎health‏ danger in the US

Some marijuana smokers turned to it because it is relatively cheap and not detected in routine drug testing. Dozens of people inNew Haven, Connecticut, went to the hospital this week after overdosing on a batch

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Tegan Martin goes on bizarre rant about ‎health‏

In a twist, the model, who also appeared on I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, seemingly took a swipe at people who promote their health advice on Instagram.

DAILY MAIL - 2018-08-17 13:18:39

HARTs can provide ‎health‏ assistance for seniors in need

According to Statistics Canada, 16.9 per cent of the population is 65 years of age or older. By 2031, when all the baby boomers will have hit age 65, that percentage will jump to 25 per cent.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS - 2018-08-17 09:00:00

Getting warmer -- understanding threats to ocean ‎health‏

The global ocean covers 70 percent of our planet, makes Earth habitable, and contributes to economies, food supplies, and our health. Yet the ocean is increasingly threatened by the growing amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. ...

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-17 00:00:00
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