Trump Makes Surprise Appearance on Day One of Republican Convention

Trump Makes Surprise Appearance on Day One of Republican Convention Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained two passages that match almost word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. "As president, I will bring the full weight of the law to bear in making sure those who kill police officers are brought to justice", she said. We will be live-blog... [Full Article...]

Niantic Explains Why Pokemon GO Is Still Not Available In Japan

The general public tends to play games for a few weeks and then forget about them, so we will have to see how they respond to this one. And hackers thought to be associated with the group claimed that the weekend's outage was just a test, ahead of what is presumably an even larger scale attack on the game. [Full Article...]

Tesla 'investigated by SEC' over handling of autopilot crash

The Wall Street Journal notes that after the public disclosure of the fatal incident on June 30, Tesla shares rose nearly 2 percent, meaning it could be hard for the SEC to argue that investors were harmed by disclosure or lack thereof. [Full Article...]

Bridgeport PD on alert after Baton Rouge, Dallas shootings

Long served from August 22, 2005, to August 1, 2010, according to the little information the military has released. He served eight months in Iraq, starting in the summer of 2008. Updating reporters on their investigation a day after the deadly rampage, police described how video footage showed the 29-year-old suspect hunting down police officers and sheriff's deputies, while bypassing civilians... [Full Article...]

Turkey Dismisses Almost 9000 Officials After Failed Coup: Ministry

French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault condemned the failed coup in Turkey, saying that a military coup was not acceptable. She noted that countries with the death penalty can not join the European Union, as Turkey has sought to do. The Turkish interior ministry dismissed nearly 9,000 police officers on Monday as part of a purge of officials suspected of involvement in the coup attempt. [Full Article...]

Asian shares surge on solid China data, optimism on earnings

Asian shares surge on solid China data, optimism on earnings Earnings at S&P 500 earnings are expected to have fallen 5 percent in the second quarter, mirroring the first. The S&P 500 was up 13.83 points, or 0.64%, at 2,166.26. That optimism spilled over into Wednesday, with the S&P setting a new record of 2,156.45 and the Dow hitting 18,390.16. "When we were going from $30 to $25, oil and stocks were keenly correlated", Hogan said. [Full Article...]

Uber Accelerates Past Two Billion Rides

Uber Accelerates Past Two Billion Rides Greenwich Mean Time. To celebrate, Uber is giving $450 to each driver and $450 of free trips to each rider involved in those 147 rides. Kalanick said it took five years to complete one billion and six months to reach the next billion . [Full Article...]

Links between Nice attacker and IS not yet established: Minister

Sadok Bouhlel said his nephew's family problems - he was estranged from his wife and three children - meant the Algerian extremist "found in Mohamed an easy prey for recruitment". Bouhlel was shot to death by police after he barreled down the crowded Promenade des Anglais for nearly a mile Friday, crushing and hitting people who had gathered to watch fireworks. [Full Article...]

No signs truck attacker linked to extremist network

In an interview with the French newspaper Journal Du Dimanche (JDD) published on Sunday, Valls said,"Some irresponsible politicians say that this attack could be avoided". French officials say they have yet to establish any link to the terrorist group. "That last day he said he was in Nice with his European friends to celebrate the national holiday", Jabeur said. [Full Article...]

Yahoo prepares for sale amid anticipated low earnings

Yahoo prepares for sale amid anticipated low earnings Its traffic acquisition costs more than doubled, taking out a big chunk of that income. Even the traditionally beefier telecom companies are lean compared with Yahoo . If Mavens revenue is seen to be improving, Yahoo shares could jump considering the premium that analysts and investors are putting on the businesses. [Full Article...]

Trump, Pence Face Questions Over Divergent Stand on Issues

Pence's greatest political contribution was signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law previous year. Donald Trump has introduced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate, completing the Republican ticket for the presidential election. [Full Article...]

New Report Confirms That the Russian Government Ordered Olympic Doping

New Report Confirms That the Russian Government Ordered Olympic Doping There are no forthcoming recommendations for punishment from the investigator whose report found widespread, state-sponsored doping in Russian sports. However, Thomas Bach , president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) indicated last week that he was reluctant to see athletes from one sport punished for the crimes of those, or officials, from another. [Full Article...]

Pokemon Go: How to get Pikachu as your starter Pokemon

A malicious gaming app called Pokemon Go Ultimate, the first "lockscreen" app has made its way onto the Google Play store, said software security company ESET . Pokemon Go trainers who are in desperate need of a Pokestop or Gym near them need to head on over to the official Pokemon Go support page . [Full Article...]

Dow, S&P hit record closing highs

Dow, S&P hit record closing highs Bond yields move inversely to prices. Sectors that investors tend to favour when they are nervous, including utilities, phone companies and makers of consumer staples, all fell as investors moved money out of lower-risk assets. Citigroup and Wells Fargo, which report earnings on Friday, rose 2.6 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. Europe's broad FTSEurofirst 300 index closed 0.31 per cent l... [Full Article...]

Turkey steps up purge with 6000 detained after failed military coup

On Sunday Turkish officials claimed the government had regained full control of the state apparatus after the military briefly locked down parts of Istanbul and the capital Ankara and gained control of state broadcasters on Friday night. Prayers are being read simultaneously from Turkey's 85,000 mosques at noon to rally the country to defend its democracy and honour those who died in an attempte... [Full Article...]

Baton Rouge shooting updates: Police say 1 suspect killed, may be others

The races of the suspect or suspects and the officers were not immediately known. In his brief remarks, Obama stressed the importance of staying away from divisive rhetoric and actions, particularly ahead of two weeks of the Republican and Democratic conventions where he predicted that political rhetoric would be "more overheated than usual". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump, Mike Pence 'phallic' logo wiped from presidential campaign site

In a wide-ranging speech on Saturday in which he touted his own "landslide" victory in the Republican primaries, Trump cast Pence as a flawless complement for the White House: a veteran of government, a man with a Midwestern sensibility and strong Republican credentials as a job creator and budget balancer. [Full Article...]

Here's why Wall Street bank earnings may be stronger than forecast

Here's why Wall Street bank earnings may be stronger than forecast Other bank shares were also higher. Wells Fargo & Co and Citigroup Inc. the third and fourth-biggest US banks, report results on Friday. And the ultralow interest rates are weighing heavily on the amount banks earn from their loan and securities portfolios. [Full Article...]

How the House of Morgan Won Earnings

How the House of Morgan Won Earnings Citigroup and Wells Fargo are scheduled to report results Friday, while Bank of America , Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are due next week. Amid the IPO drought, investment-banking fees fell 10% to $1.64 billion. Revenue was $11.5 billion, up 4 percent from a year earlier . Revenue there climbed 13 percent from a year earlier, to $6.5 billion. [Full Article...]

UFC fighters ridicule Brock Lesnar over failed drug test

The AP also obtained copies of three letters from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to Lesnar, informing the fighter that he had passed tests on three samples submitted over a nine-day period in mid-June, mere days before the sample with the potential violation was collected. [Full Article...]

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