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How close were Cubs to landing Justin Verlander?

You could argue that Masahiro Tanaka belonged in that group a year ago, and while he's still capable of dominating any lineup, his 4.69 ERA in 2017 is proof that he can't be relied on. He spent five years with Texas and two with the Mariners and is a.248 career hitter with 38 home runs. At the age of 26, in 2009, Verlander rebounded and went 19-9 with a 3.45 ERA.

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Union ministers quit ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

Times of India reported that Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti has offered to quit on health grounds. Speaking to, the Uttar Pradesh BJP chief said that he has already conveyed about his resignation to BJP President Amit Shah and will soon be talking to Prime Minister Modi in the regard.

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How to Get a Job With FEMA to Help With Harvey Recovery

The category 4 storm brought flooding and destruction to the region, with more than 2,000 people rescued so far, according to Houston police. And disaster relief for Harvey could make Congress' big budget battle both more complicated and easier at the same time.

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USA agrees to help people affected by Trump's first travel ban

The agreement does not guarantee that applicants will receive new visas. The move sparked numerous protests and legal challenges. The travel bans have drastically decreased the number of refugees entering CT, said Chris George, executive director of Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, or IRIS, in New Haven.

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Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Relief Efforts

The Red Cross said in a statement to ProPublica that "Given the size, scope and complexity of this disaster, it is not surprising that the Red Cross and our partners would be confronted by a range of challenges ..." Several other organizations in the Chicago area and nationwide are accepting donations to help with the relief efforts.

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U.S. stocks close higher: S&P 500 posts 5th straight monthly gain

Ten of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the health index's .SPXHC 1.5 percent rise leading the advancers. The S&P 500 is up 28.60 points, or 1.2 percent. About 6.2 billion shares changed hands on USA exchanges on Thursday compared with the 5.8 billion average for the last 20 sessions. Meanwhile, politics will be at the back of investors' minds, after markets showed signs of turbulence earlier this week as tensions escalated between North Korea and the U.S.

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Trump warns 'all options' on table after N. Korea missile launch

The close co-operation between our two countries is particularly important at this critical juncture, with North Korean provocation presenting an unprecedented threat to worldwide security. Washington and Seoul faced calls to postpone or downsize this year's drills. The 26 lawmakers, led by Kim Kyung-jin of the minor opposition People's Party, claimed that the "humiliating" guideline has seriously infringed on the country's self-reliant defense capabilities amid the grave security ...

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Stephen King Was 'Not Prepared' For How Good The Movie Was

What makes the situation worse, says Moody, is that the story really isn't about Pennywise. While King has acknowledged the clown community's critique via Twitter - "The clowns are pissed at me". "BUT ... kids have always been scared of clowns. It's not a clown and has nothing to do with pro clowning". "Don't kill the messengers for the message." - he seems relatively unbothered.

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The Neverending Quest to Reboot The Crow Somehow Still Continues

After spending almost 10 years in the TBD pile at Relativity Studios, the reboot of The Crow has been picked up by Sony Pictures . Hardy was next in a very, very long line of directors who have come and gone from the project during its near-decade of development, including Stephen Norrington , Juan Carlos Fresnadillo , and Javier F.

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Manufacturing Index Grew to Six-Year High in August

The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index in August climbed to 58.8% from 56.3% in July. A reading above 50 indicates growth in the sector. He said the only downside to the report was the decline in new export orders - with global growth strong and the dollar soft, USA exporters should be gaining market share.

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Mattis says no rift with Trump on North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is leaving an Obama-era policy on transgender military service members largely intact, saying he needs input from an expert panel to determine the best way to implement President Trump's ban that would keep transgender people from serving in the USA military.

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Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) And Insider Trading Activity

Nutanix updated its Q1 guidance to ($0.37) EPS. Shares of Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX ) traded up 1.0973% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $22.2414. In other Nutanix news, SVP Rajiv Mirani sold 20,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 240,234 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,765,616.

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Texas Permanent School Fund Lowers Stake in Ford Motor Company (F)

Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. controls 18,458 shares with a value of $206,545,000. Exchange Capital Management Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 91.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC.

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Here's Why Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Shares Stormed Higher After Hours

News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for lululemon athletica inc. Equities analysts predict that lululemon athletica inc . will post $2.35 earnings per share for the current year. (NASDAQ: LULU ) for 8,112 shares. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright law.

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Trending Stock in Review: Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

Rock Point Advisors Llc owns 142,642 shares or 1.85% of their U.S. portfolio. Procter & Gamble Co. now has $235.42B valuation. It closed at $148.05 lastly. BidaskClub cut Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Since March 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $31.99 million activity.

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Oil Traders Grab Gasoline Ships to Replenish Harvey-Hit US

The Gulf accounts for almost half of total USA refining capacity. At least 14 oil refineries remain offline due to the storm, and flooding has knocked out 21% of the nation's refining capacity, according to the most recent update from S&P Global Platts.

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Price of gas jumps again as long weekend approaches

At least two major pipelines - one that ships gasoline across the southern United States to NY, and another that flows north to Chicago - have been slowed or stopped since Harvey struck the Gulf region. The effects of Tropical Storm Harvey have shut down an estimated 30 per cent of USA gasoline production. Price of regular gas: 123.9 cents per litre.

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United States gains 156000 jobs, unemployment rate up to 4.4 percent

The number of people unemployed was little changed at 7.1 million, with the jobless rate wavering between 4.3 and 4.4 percent since April. The government also revised down its estimate of job growth in June and July by a combined 41,000, leaving an average monthly gain this year of a solid 176,000.

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Palo Alto Networks Just Added More Customers Than Ever Before

UBS AG set a $140.00 price objective on Palo Alto Networks and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday. OTR Global reaffirmed a positive rating on shares of Palo Alto Networks in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 31st. If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright law.

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Indian government rushes to defend bank note ban as doubts grow

A total of 15.28 trillion rupees (S$324 billion) was returned to the central bank through lenders, a number that could renew scrutiny about the effectiveness of the shock measure announced last November. Moreover, he is also hopeful that with the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST), the economy will see a growth. Experts like him, who defend demonetisation, suggest that now the depositors can not escape scrutiny as the information is available with the government on who has how ...

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How Many Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

The firm has "Outperform" rating by Barrington Research given on Tuesday, December 29. The stock of Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Monday, July 18. Most recently the business also disclosed a divided for the quarter, expected to be paid on early Fri, Sep 29th. traders with a divided record date on Fri, Sep 15th will be given a dividend of $0.06 for a share.

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Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) Position Decreased by RDL Financial Inc

The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $3.5 a share in the trailing twelve months. Its down 98.58% from 217,600 shares previously. A number of analysts have recently commented on CTXS shares. 620.05 million shares or 0.84% less from 625.33 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

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Officials say don't believe hype behind gas shortage

We have enough gasoline across the country and enough gasoline in Texas". "This will subside. It's only a logistics concern". "So, yes, that's a lot", Sitton said. "It's the same everywhere", said a Corner Store manager, who asked to remain anonymous. Those that still have fuel are charging as much as triple the usual price.

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Dow, DuPont finally merge, but will soon split into three

Dow and DuPont announce that their boards of directors approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. Shares of Dow and DuPont will cease trading at the close of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 31. "The company expects to reach 100 per cent run rate on the cost synergies within the first 24 months of merger closing", it added.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Triple EMA Gaining Momentum

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s sales went up.1% on a YOY basis. on consensus, Brokerage firms predict that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.to post $2.61 EPS for the full year. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. had a ROE of 15.69% and a net profit margin of 2.51%. Showing a price of $14.80, Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) traded 1.22% higher on the day.

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Energy Stock Selloff Continues as Harvey Dumps Rain and Wind on Texas

USA gasoline futures jumped 4 percent to settle at 1.7833, the highest in more than two years. OCBC had the highest 2017 Brent forecast at $57 per barrel, while Oxford Economics had the lowest at $48.34. Other integrated energy companies such as Petrobras and Chevron also shut down their refineries at Pasadena and Baytown respectively. "The longer-term impacts are unclear".

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Cipher Capital LP Takes Position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

The stock of Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Jefferies. Finally, Scotiabank set a $55.00 price target on Marathon Petroleum Corporation and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th.

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Dollar Falls to Its Lowest Level Since January 2015

Wall Street futures pointed to 0.3 percent gains for the main S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq markets. LONDON, Aug 31 ( Reuters ) - Investors rediscovered a taste for the dollar and commodities on Thursday, as upbeat Chinese and USA economic news whetted appetite for riskier assets globally, while tensions over North Korea simmered in the background.

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Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes arrive in Pennsylvania

Yum. What started as a series of made-for-Instagram DIY-style experiments occasionally popping up on your feed, has become a full-on PSL-inspired makeup trend . The PSL has crept up and tapped us on the shoulder slightly earlier than usual this year, but that's great for pumpkin- and fall-lovers, because now there's more time to curl up under a blanket scarf with some sweet, sweet, PSL goodness.

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NWS: Clear, cooler Labor Day weekend

Northwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Clear skies with a high of 90 degrees are forecast for Saturday , and then it may heat up even more Sunday with a high of 95 degrees, which would tie the high temperature record for September 3, set in 2014.

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Harvey's shutdown of Texas energy industry impacts Mexico and world

But overall, crude prices have ailed since Harvey hit, as closed refineries have dried up demand for oil . Others were seen running at higher rates to boost profitability by filling shortages. "The U.S. exports distillates to Europe ". "Retailers can either go out of business or pass their costs along", said Tom Kloza, director of global energy analysis at the Oil Price Information Service.

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

Crude prices dipped after the report , with USA oil futures down 1.2 percent to $45.89 a barrel, and Brent off 1.4 percent, or 71 cents, to $51.29 a barrel, as of 10:39 a.m. refining capacity offline. The impact of Hurricane Harvey has continued to dominate markets with sharp fluctuations across the energy complex due to the impact of refinery outages.

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Fenner plc (FENR) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

The target price indicates a potential upside of 6.33% from Polymetal International PLC (LON:POLY)'s last price. Ratings analysis reveals 43% of FMC Tech's analysts are positive. The Africa and Asia segments are engaged in the sale of personal care, home care and food, and nutrition products. It has a 9.41 P/E ratio. TP ICAP plc, formerly Tullett Prebon plc, is a United Kingdom interdealer broker.

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RBC Capital sees 'buying opportunity' for Indivior after court ruling

Reddy's from manufacturing and marketing a generic film alternative in the US. Shares in Indivior have plunged 37% after a United States court ruling raised the possibility that its Suboxone Film opiod addiction treatment could face competition from a cheaper product.

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Volkswagen launches vehicle scrappage scheme worth up to £6000

Several other major manufacturers have announced diesel scrappage schemes for the United Kingdom in recent months, including Toyota, BMW , Mercedes , Hyundai and Ford. SEAT scrappage savings range between £1,500 and £3,500 and discounts on new Skodas vary between £1,500 and £4,000. VW's United Kingdom scheme falls short of the terms offered to drivers in its home market.


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