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British world war two bomb safely defused in Frankfurt

About 20,000 people were evacuated from the western city of Koblenz before specialists disarmed a 500-kilogram USA bomb there Saturday. During the war s...


Houston Kids Will Eat 3 Free Meals Daily for Rest of Year

Schools in and around the district were used as shelters during the storm and district buses help transport those displaced by floodwater. In a statement , t...


Czech Republic vs Germany: how and where to watch

The win helped Germany maintain its flawless record of seven straight wins on the road to Russian Federation which leaves them five points clear of nearest ri...


Thousands seek shelter, 25 dead as floodwaters move into Louisiana — Hurricane Harvey

Two explosions were reported at a flood-hit chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, 30 miles northeast of Houston, with one sheriff's deputy sent to the hospital aft...


North Korean nuclear test prompts global condemnation

According to the statement, the two also agreed "in principle on the revision of the missile guidelines". It is being reported that North Korea may have con...


Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices

On Thursday, Colonial Pipeline shut down a crucial artery in the nation's fuel supply network that provides more than 3 million barrels of diesel , gasoline...


10K HISD students to be temporarily moved to new schools

The Toledo district did not have a complete tally for how much was donated district-wide Friday, but about a dozen schools were running dress-down days where st...


Houston students to get 3 free meals a day

Some won't be able to open for a year or so. Brazos Valley Christian Schools hasn't had any evacuating students enroll, but Robin Beard director of admissions f...


Harvey Might Be Most Expensive Storm in US History

West of Houston , the city of Rosenberg announced that its shelters would be closing as the waters moved on. The list includes six family members - four of...


Early Data From Harvey Shows Epic Flooding

Billions of dollars of insured losses will be borne by major property and casualty insurers that write a large portion of the auto policies in Texas . He said...


NK says to make 'special' announcement amid presumed nuclear test

Tremors caused by a suspected nuclear test in North Korea were at least ten times as powerful as the last time Pyongyang exploded an atomic bomb a year ago, t...


Gasoline surges as Harvey closes major USA fuel pipeline

Hurricane Harvey has triggered a unique phenomenon in the US oil and gas industry. In Lubbock, the average gas price on Thursday was $2.17 a gallon. "Althoug...


Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) Shares Bought by Artemis Investment Management LLP

In a research report sent to investors and clients on 1 September, Morgan Stanley kept their Equal-Weight rating on shares of NTNX . Bank of America initiated ...


Will The Bromance Between Uber's New CEO And Co-Founder Last?

Khosrowshahi has the maturity and experience of running a public company to know that it's not an inherent "cucking", and he apparently also has the basic commo...


Chemical giants Dow and DuPont complete $130bn mega-merger

The deal, which was originally agreed back in 2015, was finalised on Friday, with the new company set to function under the ticker symbol "DWDP" on the New York...


New Uber CEO aiming to go public as early as 18 months

It's not clear if Khosrowshahi will accept the position, but the vote ends a long-lasting search by the company's board to find a new leader after the controv...


Dow and DuPont Agree On Merger Parameters

August 4, 2017 - Dow and DuPont announce that all required regulatory approvals and clearances have been received and that merger of equals will close after mar...


New Uber CEO Says Company May Go Public In A Few Years

Kalanick which prompted a power struggle among investors will reflect on Uber's everyday operations. Uber has been without a leader since its co-founder Trav...


Dow, Dupont Close $130B Merger

The transaction will be followed by a three-way break-up of the merged company, with the resulting companies focused on agriculture, material sciences and speci...


Hurricane Harvey Could Cause Record Property Damage

However, costs to re/insurers are expected to escalate over time as business interruption costs increase: the Texas coastal region plays an important economic...


North Korea claims successful hydrogen bomb test

Allowing South Korea more powerful weaponry signals to the North that Seoul will not necessarily be constrained by the United States and that it has an indepe...


Gibbs leaves Arsenal after 13 years, joins West Brom

Gibbs, whose contract had less than 18 months remaining, was close to joining fellow Premier League side Watford but failed to agree personal terms as the ...


Texas Federal Court strikes down Obama-era overtime pay rule

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in November had issued a preliminary injunction blocking the mandate from the U.S. Labor Department. The judge wrote that the U...


US August factory activity at 6-plus year high

Production rebounded a bit to 61, while new orders remained competitively stable at 60.3. One of the highlights this month was Employment, which spiked to its h...


Dell CEO pledges $36 million to Harvey relief efforts

In 2014, Dell donated $1.8 million to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is headquartered in Austin with satellite of...


Wall Street opens higher as data dims rate hike chances

Meanwhile, consumer spending , which accounts for more than two-thirds of USA economic activity, increased 0.3%, the Commerce Department said on Thursday, fall...


Biggest asteroid tracked by NASA passed safely by Earth early Friday morning

A three mile-wide asteroid will pass relatively close to Earth this evening. Matter of fact, it's a beast - at least for a near-Earth object - with a diameter o...


Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $22 target in Friday, September...


Expedia picks CFO Okerstrom to replace Khosrowshahi as CEO

After the previous CEO Travis Kalanick was forced to resign following complaints on his inability to address the poor work culture and sexual harassment-relat...


Dow, DuPont merger finally done after almost 2 years

The first would be an agriculture company including DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences. (NYSE:DWDP) started trading today in NY followi...


Kim Jong-un Observes Missile-Ready Hydrogen Bomb

Seoul's weather agency and the Joint Chiefs of Staff said an artificial 5.7 magnitude quake occurred at 12.29pm local time, in Kilju, northern Hamgyong province...


Gasoline rises to $2 a gallon as Hurricane Harvey causes supply concerns

The storm's impacts sent gasoline prices soaring but also crimped demand for crude. The Saudi-owned Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas - which can process 60...


Texas refineries begin restart after hit from storm Harvey

Meanwhile gasoline futures spiked to a more-than-two-year high on Thursday, following a report that the largest US refinery could remain offline for up to two w...


Center's Onam gift: Kerala leaders hail friend Kannanthanam's ministerial berth

Nevertheless he took a dig at the BJP, saying that the berth was not enough to salvage the sinking image of the corruption-tainted state unit. On the lines of...


Congress blames Modi's 'reckless' demonetisation move for low GDP growth

Terming the government "nikkami" (useless), the Congress also sought 10-year GDP statistics. The AICC said had Prime Minister Narendra Modi listened to th...