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Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing
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  • 2019-07-19 05:12:12Z

A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city. The video had a key role in Thursday's decision, as the images it revealed contradicted police reports, the nine-member city police panel found in a decision released online. "Each respondent's misconduct is incompatible with continued service as an officer and warrants a penalty of discharge from the Chicago Police Department," the Police Board of the City of Chicago said in its 55-page decision.

What Percentage Of Wavestone SA (EPA:WAVE) Shares Do Insiders Own?
What Percentage Of Wavestone SA (EPA:WAVE) Shares Do Insiders Own?

If you want to know who really controls Wavestone SA (EPA:WAVE), then you'll have to look at the makeup of its share...

Does Admiral Group plc
Does Admiral Group plc's (LON:ADM) Recent Track Record Look Strong?

Today I will examine Admiral Group plc's (LON:ADM) latest earnings update (31 December 2018) and compare these figures...

Judge weighs new Motel 6 settlement in immigration lawsuit
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  • 2019-07-19 04:31:19Z

A revised settlement for Motel 6 guests who say the national chain invaded their privacy by giving their information to immigration authorities is returning to court for a judge's review. Any remainder will go to non-profit migrant advocacy groups outlined in the settlement. The settlement also expands the class to include guests at Motel 6 between February 2015 and June 2019.

PriceSmart
PriceSmart's (PSMT) June Comps Lift Investors Sentiments

PriceSmart's (PSMT) sound fundamentals, healthy renewal rates, constant-currency sales, focus on omni-channel platform and strong balance sheet fortify its position.

Looking At TOMO Holdings Limited (HKG:8463) From All Angles
Looking At TOMO Holdings Limited (HKG:8463) From All Angles

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of TOMO Holdings Limited (HKG:8463), there's is a company...

Altcoins Back on the Rise With Litecoin Leading the Charge
Altcoins Back on the Rise With Litecoin Leading the Charge

The crypto markets are once again back on the rise with litecoin (LTC) leading the way in the top 10 cryptocurrencies at CoinMarketCap.

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 19
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  • 2019-07-19 01:25:53Z

The U.S. Navy has shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened an American warship, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, escalating tensions in one of the world's most important oil-shipping lanes. BMW said on Thursday that Oliver Zipse would become the next chief executive of the German carmaker.

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation
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  • 2019-07-19 00:29:37Z

Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditions. Colombia suspended aerial fumigation with the Monsanto Co herbicide in 2015 after the World Health Organization linked glyphosate to cancer. The decision was later backed by the court, but President Ivan Duque has sought to overturn the decision because of increasing coca crops.

State court suit over
State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- - A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints and advance to the Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that

State court suit over
State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL

A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints and advance to the 2019 Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that attorney Antonio

RPT-COLUMN-Bulging fuel stocks put spotlight on slack oil consumption: Kemp
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  • 2019-07-19 00:00:00Z

John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - Sluggish consumption growth is depressing oil prices even as Saudi Arabia and its allies try to prop up the market by cutting their production.

Report: Todd Davis will miss 3-4 weeks with partial calf tear
Report: Todd Davis will miss 3-4 weeks with partial calf tear

Broncos linebacker Todd Davis didn't last long in the opening practice, but he will return before the season opener. Davis was carted off Thursday, and an MRI later revealed a partial calf tear, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Davis is expected to miss three to four weeks. "It was the very last

Red Sox travel to face struggling Orioles

The Boston Red Sox have been searching for consistency all season and trying to remain a factor in the hunt for a playoff spot. Boston just finished taking three of four from Toronto in a division series. The Red Sox beat the Jays 5-0 Thursday afternoon with the best part being a solid six-inning start

First look: Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco, running back Phillip Lindsay take field at Broncos
First look: Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco, running back Phillip Lindsay take field at Broncos' training camp

Watch to see Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco and running back Phillip Lindsay run through drills at training camp.

New Zealand police report 'serious' incident in Christchurch, residents evacuated
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  • 2019-07-18 23:29:32Z

New Zealand police said on Friday there had been a "serious" incident in the South Island city of Christchurch that left a house on fire after residents described hearing the sound of an explosion. Police said in a statement initial reports suggested a number of people had been injured in the incident at about 10.20 local time (2220 GMT) in the residential suburb of Northwood. The incident comes four months after a lone gunman killed 51 people and wounded dozens in attacks on two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand's worst peacetime mass shooting.

Cleveland Browns offensive guard Joel Bitonio explains why quarterback Baker Mayfield is someone
Cleveland Browns offensive guard Joel Bitonio explains why quarterback Baker Mayfield is someone 'you want to play for'

Cleveland Browns offensive guard Joel Bitonio joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about his team's offseason, 2019 expectations, quarterback Baker Mayfield and more.

Kamala Harris Assures
Kamala Harris Assures 'You Can Keep Your Doctor' With Medicare for All

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris made a familiar promise Wednesday about Medicare for All, assuring voters that "you can keep your doctor" under her plan."People think, 'Well, maybe is this going to mean that I need to, that I'll have to worry about not being able to see my doctor,'" the California senator said on Jimmy Kimmel Live. "Ninety-one percent of the doctors in America are in Medicare. And those that are not are mostly pediatricians, the 9 percent. And you know why they're not in Medicare because Medicare doesn't cover children. But when we have 'Medicare for All' that will not be any longer the case, which means that the vast majority of...

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar
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  • 2019-07-18 23:20:22Z

A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States. "We had a productive meeting with President Trump today to talk about the importance of American jobs and not letting foreign governments break their agreements with the United States," Scott Reed of the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies said in a statement. "The president shares our concerns and instructed us to keep working with the U.S. Department of Transportation, which we plan to do," he said.

Broncos expected to sign David Williams
Broncos expected to sign David Williams

The Broncos are expected to sign running back David Williams if he passes a physical, Mike Klis of Denver's 9News reports. Denver made Williams a seventh-round choice last year. The Broncos waived him out of the preseason but signed him to their practice squad the next day. The Jaguars signed Williams

NFL Network
NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew backs former NFL quarterback Tony Romo's endorsement of Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten for 2019

NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew discusses expectations for Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten entering 2019.

J.R. Smith reportedly met with Bucks Thursday to talk about contract
J.R. Smith reportedly met with Bucks Thursday to talk about contract

Is he a fit off the bench on the wing for Milwaukee?

IndyCar
IndyCar's Karam, Daly eager to prove themselves at Iowa

At just 20, Sage Karam had already landed his dream gig with a seat in Chip Ganassi Racing's powerhouse IndyCar program. Four years later, Karam is hoping to prove that he deserves another shot at a full-time seat in the series. Karam and fellow American Conor Daly will fill in for Saturday'

Packers will wear blue-and-gold uniform in Week Three
Packers will wear blue-and-gold uniform in Week Three

The Packers announced Thursday they will wear their "historic third jersey" in Week Three against the Broncos at Lambeau Field. The jersey is a re-creation of Green Bay's blue-and-gold look from 1937-48. Those teams won two of the Packers' 13 championships. The Packers have worn the

U.S. heat wave will impact millions this weekend
U.S. heat wave will impact millions this weekend

A major heat wave this weekend will impact nearly two thirds of the country. More than 200 million people are under heat alerts. WCBS chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn is tracking the forecast.

The Latest: Trump claims he was
The Latest: Trump claims he was 'not happy' with chant

President Donald Trump says he "was not happy" when his supporters at a rally Wednesday night in North Carolina chanted "send her back" in reference to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump said this weekend that Omar and other progressive Democratic lawmakers of color should leave the country and "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came" over their criticism of his administration.

Big Ten Notebook: Spartans, Buckeyes tops on preseason team
Big Ten Notebook: Spartans, Buckeyes tops on preseason team

Michigan State and Ohio State each placed two players on the preseason all-Big Ten team announced Thursday. Junior running back J.K. Dobbins and defensive end Chase Young were the Buckeyes and linebacker Joe Bachie and defensive end Kenny Willekes, two seniors, were named for the Spartans. Penn State

MAC Preview
MAC Preview

Hayden Winks breaks down each team in the Middle Atlantic Conference including top NFL Draft prospects, win totals, projections and more. (Getty Images)

Mark Cuban says NBA player movement reflects job market across many industries
Mark Cuban says NBA player movement reflects job market across many industries

Is all this player movement good for NBA business?

Raiders sign WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El.

Nneka Ogwumike scores 13 of her 22 points in 3rd, Sparks win

Nneka Ogwumike scored 13 of her 22 points in a decisive third quarter to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Dallas Wings 69-64 on Thursday. Los Angeles trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half, then outscored Dallas 24-9 in the third to take its first lead, 52-51, since 11-10. Chelsea Gray

ACC urges fans to ask cable providers to carry new network
ACC urges fans to ask cable providers to carry new network

The Atlantic Coast Conference is roughly a month away from launching its new ESPN-partnered TV channel and still awaiting key deals with several cable providers to carry it. Schools are posting messages on social media asking fans to contact cable providers and request them to carry the ACC Network

Tina Fey, Ted Danson Comedy Series Ordered at NBC
Tina Fey, Ted Danson Comedy Series Ordered at NBC

NBC is bringing together two of its biggest stars in Ted Danson and Tina Fey for a new comedy. The network has issued a straight to series order for a comedy in which will star Danson as a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons. Once Danson's character […]

'The Amazing Stan': Stan Lee Is A Kid Again For Animated Project

Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee may be gone but he's still amazing -- and he's still a kid at heart, too, inside the animated world of The Amazing Stan, a posthumous project that will be announced today at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Pure Imagination Studios and POW! Entertainment have partnered on the project which envisions […]

President Trump says US Navy ship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
President Trump says US Navy ship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
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  • 2019-07-18 20:52:00Z

"The Boxer took defense action against the drone which had closed into a very close distance, approximately a thousand yards, ignoring multiple calls to stand down and was threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew," Trump said at the White House. "This is the latest of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran against vessels operating in international waters," he continued.

Report: Texas jail officers didn't make inmate checks
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  • 2019-07-18 20:47:47Z

A special inspection conducted at a Texas for-profit jail following an inmate's death in March found that officers weren't doing required cell checks even though their paperwork said otherwise. The Texarkana Democrat-Gazette reports the Texas Commission on Jail Standards concluded in an April report that LaSalle Corrections, which runs the Bi-State jail in Texarkana on the border between Texas and Arkansas, did not comply with the state's inmate check record-keeping law.

Closer to War: U.S. Troops Aboard Amphibious Assault Ship Force Down Iranian Drone
Closer to War: U.S. Troops Aboard Amphibious Assault Ship Force Down Iranian Drone
  • World
  • 2019-07-18 20:42:00Z

U.S. troops aboard an amphibious assault ship on July 18, 2019 forced down an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz, U.S. president Donald Trump announced.The downing comes just a few weeks after Iranian forces downed an American drone in the same area. The mutual shoot-downs could escalate the already tense situation in the Persian Gulf region.Trump said the unmanned aerial vehicle threatened USS Boxer.Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman told The New York Times that Boxer was in international waters at the time of the incident. The drone "closed within a threatening range" before Boxer took action.U.S. Marines embarked on Boxer used radio-jamming gear to bring down the drone, CNN...

Automaker BMW names production chief Zipse as new CEO
Automaker BMW names production chief Zipse as new CEO
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  • 2019-07-18 19:57:29Z

BMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as CEO to lead the luxury automaker through a shift to new ways of doing business such as electric vehicles and offering cars on a per-use basis. The company said Thursday that Zipse, 55, would succeed Harald Krueger on Aug. 16. Krueger, 53, had said on July 5 he wouldn't seek to renew his contract when it expires next May.

Coinbase announces tool to predict crypto prices
Coinbase announces tool to predict crypto prices

Trading Signals based on the behaviour of whales could help traders plan their next market move.

US STOCKS-Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams bolsters rate-cut hopes
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  • 2019-07-18 19:29:47Z

U.S. stock indexes rose on Thursday after a sluggish start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams further cemented expectations for interest rate cuts from the U.S. central bank. Williams said that when rates and inflation are low, policymakers cannot afford to keep their "powder dry" and wait for potential economic problems to materialize. "He's toeing the party line at the Fed, basically implying that an insurance rate cut is the right thing to do for the economy at this point in time," said Chris Zaccarelli, chief investment officer at Independent Advisor Alliance in Charlotte, North Carolina, referring to Williams' comments.

Iran grain ships stuck in Brazil without fuel due to U.S. sanctions
Iran grain ships stuck in Brazil without fuel due to U.S. sanctions

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Two Iranian vessels have been stranded for weeks at Brazilian ports, unable to head back to Iran due to lack of fuel, which state-run oil firm Petrobras refuses to sell them due to sanctions imposed by the United States. The vessels Bavand and Termeh came to Brazil a couple months ago carrying urea, a petrochemical product used as fertiliser. Food is not covered by U.S. sanctions, and Iran is one of the largest buyers of Brazil's agricultural commodities, importing more than 2.5 million tonnes of Brazilian corn so far this year - more than any other country.

DNC tells 2020 presidential candidates to stop using FaceApp as Schumer calls for investigation
DNC tells 2020 presidential candidates to stop using FaceApp as Schumer calls for investigation

Schumer asked the FBI to determine whether the data uploaded to FaceApp "may be finding its way into the hands of the Russian government."

Texas teen arrested for spitting in tea bottle and putting it back, police say

Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for spitting in an Arizona Tea bottle and putting it back on the shelf at an Odessa Albertsons, according to CB7.

Here's Why Amarin Stock Tumbled Today
Here's Why Amarin Stock Tumbled Today

The company pulled the trigger on a massive public stock offering. And why not?

Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

ADS earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2019.

Edith Jones, who integrated southern medical schools, dies
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  • 2019-07-18 16:44:06Z

Dr. Edith Irby Jones, the first black student to enroll at an all-white medical school in the South and later the first female president of the National Medical Association, has died. Jones' daughter Myra Jones Romain said mother died Monday in Houston of natural causes. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which Jones integrated in 1948, also announced her death in a post on its website Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam
  • US
  • 2019-07-18 16:35:02Z

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam. Addressing a conference on religious freedom at the State Department, Pence highlighted the detention of religious dissidents in Eritrea, Mauritania, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

Chloe Sevigny to Star in Luca Guadagnino
Chloe Sevigny to Star in Luca Guadagnino's HBO Drama 'We Are Who We Are'

"Call Me By Your Name" director Luca Guadagnino unveiled the cast of his upcoming HBO drama series "We Are Who We Are" on Wednesday.Chloe Sevigny will star in the eight-episode series alongside Jack Dylan Grazer, Alice Braga, Jordan Kristine Seamon, Kid Cudi, Faith Alabi, Spence Moore II, Francesca Scorsese, Ben Taylor, Corey Knight, Tom Mercier and Sebastiano Pigazzi.Described as a coming-of-age story, the project centers on two American teenagers who, along with their parents, are living on an American military base in Italy. According to HBO, the series explores themes of "friendship, first love and all the unknowns of being a teenager, which could happen anywhere, but in this case,...

No-Deal Brexit Risk Recedes as U.K. Parliament Moves to Stop It
  • World
  • 2019-07-18 15:47:28Z

(Bloomberg) -- Members of Britain's Parliament moved to stop the next prime minister forcing the country out of the European Union without an agreement. It was a clear warning to Boris Johnson, the favorite to become premier, that he will have a fight on his hands if he tries to deliver a no-deal Brexit.The pound rose after a mass rebellion from at least 30 Conservative MPs defeated the government and passed measures designed to prevent the next leader closing down Parliament to force through a no-deal split against their wishes.One minister resigned in order to support the rebellion while a clutch of cabinet heavyweights -- including Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond -- defied...

'Game of Thrones' Actors Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice Van Houten Submitted Themselves for Emmys

"Game of Thrones" actors Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice Van Houten each had to submit themselves for Emmy nominations, as HBO and the show producers did not, a person with knowledge of the process told TheWrap.Christie plays Brienne of Tarth, Allen plays Theon Greyjoy and Van Houten plays Melisandre."GoT" has roughly 30 series regulars, which is a lot, even for an ensemble cast. Why not just submit them all? Well, it's not the submission fee, which is like $225 - it's strategy. Networks and shows worry that multiple submissions in the same category will essentially "cancel out" their candidates.Also Read: 15 Emmy Records That Were Broken by the 2019 Nominations, From 'Game of...

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