• JK Rowling Celebrates 20th Anniversary of 'Harry Potter'
JK Rowling Celebrates 20th Anniversary of 'Harry Potter'

Though the Harry Potter And The. book series is long finished, the birth of the Fantastic Beasts movies promises a billion dollar legacy for the house that Harry built, and it's stunning to think back to those humble beginnings. 20 years ago today, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone hit shelves, and the world was forever changed...

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  • Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to take effect
Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to take effect

The decision , a win for the Trump administration , means that people from Iran , Libya, Somalia , Sudan, Syria , and Yemen who can not demonstrate that they have a reason to travel to the United States will be barred from entering the nation.

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  • Tale of the Ticker: MainstreamBPO Ltd (MAI.AX) Moves on Volume
Tale of the Ticker: MainstreamBPO Ltd (MAI.AX) Moves on Volume

Nevada Gold & Casinos (NYSEMKT:UWN) has risen 25.00% since June 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. Sg Americas Securities Lc invested in 0.1% or 477,378 shares. Goodbody maintained the shares of SHI in report on Friday, September 9 with "Hold" rating. Peel Hunt maintained McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) on Thursda...

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  • Qatar or Saudi Arabia: Which Country Will Turkey Partner With?
Qatar or Saudi Arabia: Which Country Will Turkey Partner With?

An influential Republican senator says he'll withhold approval of USA weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar (KUH'-tur). The National Human Rights Committee expressed its confidence that all governmental bodies and institutions in Qatar , led by the Ministry of Educa...

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  • Supreme Court plans to hear case that could legalize LGBTQ discrimination
Supreme Court plans to hear case that could legalize LGBTQ discrimination

The Colorado Court of Appeals in 2015 found that Phillips could not cite religious beliefs or free-speech in refusing to make the wedding cake. Baker Phillips argues that the First Amendment promises of freedom of religion and expression overrides the Colorado law that protects discrimination and justifies the refusal with his faith.

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  • LSU baserunner called out on play where he was clearly safe
LSU baserunner called out on play where he was clearly safe

A total of 62 teams have now been eliminated and two SEC members, Florida and Louisiana State, will square off in the best-of-three College World Series Finals beginning Monday, June 26 . Dyson threw five shutout innings in the Super Regional clincher against Wake Forest - by far his longest game of the season. At times Russell has pitched g...

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  • High Court Reinstates Part Of Travel Ban, Will Hear Case Next Term
High Court Reinstates Part Of Travel Ban, Will Hear Case Next Term

In the meantime, those subject to the ban who have some "bona fide" connection to the US - such as a relative in the country or an offer of admission to a USA university - can still enter. For individuals, a close familial relationship is required. At the very least, it will unleash more uncertainty for a lot of travelers who are trying to get to t...

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  • US Lumber Industry Applauds Commerce Department Finding of Canadian Dumping
US Lumber Industry Applauds Commerce Department Finding of Canadian Dumping

Department of Commerce regarding consultations on an exclusion for Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador from anti-dumping and countervailing duties on softwood". But long-time trade irritants such as lumber and dairy with Canada may weigh heavily on how fast those discussions move forward despite the advance work being done...

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  • Airbus, Boeing commercial aircraft deals at Paris Airshow
Airbus, Boeing commercial aircraft deals at Paris Airshow

Boeing has received orders and commitments for 345 new planes, and Airbus has taken firm orders for 112 new planes. In a sign of their more modest expectations, some companies have cut back on staffing and catering at this year's Paris Air Show and made less space available for the media.

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  • Cladding on 34 tower blocks across the United Kingdom fail fire safety tests
Cladding on 34 tower blocks across the United Kingdom fail fire safety tests

Council leader Georgia Gould told Sky News she had to act after fire safety fears were raised over four tower blocks in Camden, north London. The Government has announced that cladding on 60 high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities has failed fire safety tests.

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  • Amazon to Enter Grocery Business with Whole Foods Purchase
Amazon to Enter Grocery Business with Whole Foods Purchase

Whole Foods recorded ~$16B in sales during 2016. "I think that where Amazon may add the most value is to speed up the process of perfecting the 365 by Whole Foods model and scaling it quickly thanks to its greater resources. "It would be insane to change them", Wilke said. When Amazon bought the video-streaming site Twitch Interactive for about $...

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  • Wall St. set to open higher as oil prices recover
Wall St. set to open higher as oil prices recover

With the US economy at full employment and inflation set to hit the Federal Reserve's 2-percent target next year, the USA central bank needs to keep raising rates gradually to keep the economy on an even keel, a Fed policymaker said Monday.

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  • Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Recall Repairs to Continue
Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Recall Repairs to Continue

Under the agreement with Key, remnants of Takata's operations will continue to manufacture inflators to be used as replacement parts in recalls. Japanese automobile parts manufacturer Takata Corp. "KSS is the ideal sponsor as we address the costs related to airbag inflator recalls, and an optimal partner to the company's customers, supplier...

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  • Jury deliberates third day in Cosby sex assault trial
Jury deliberates third day in Cosby sex assault trial

She didn't push me away, she said stop and I stopped". Seven women are suing Cosby for defamation in separate lawsuits pending in MA, where Cosby has a home in Shelburne Falls. In her essay, Fowler wrote that she was propositioned by her manager on her first day with an engineering team. The woman says she can not recall exactly when Constand...

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  • Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning
Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

To ensure a smooth transition, Anderson will serve in a co-CEO capacity with current CEO Wick Moorman through December 31, 2017, at which time Moorman will become an advisor to the company. Former Delta CEO Richard Anderson will serve as the new CEO of Amtrak. "That's an accomplishment in an industry that's just as hard if not more hard than pass...

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  • Roseville Gas Prices Keep Local Travel More Affordable
Roseville Gas Prices Keep Local Travel More Affordable

Nationally, the price dropped 2.6 cents during the past week to an average of $2.25 a gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Lincoln during the past week, prices yesterday were 8.9 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 9.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

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  • Study shows minimum wage increases do not reduce jobs
Study shows minimum wage increases do not reduce jobs

While higher prices - in this case of labor - tends to depress demand the relationship is not exact. Job growth in the city is strong, up 13 percent in the past year - but only for those making more than $19 per hour. Supporters of the bill say, " More than 40 percent of IL workers across all industries, across all age ranges and across all po...

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  • Co-op Bank discontinues sale process amid rescue deal hopes
Co-op Bank discontinues sale process amid rescue deal hopes

Although negotiations were continuing this weekend, sources indicated that there was little sign of an end to the impasse. Neither Anchorage nor a spokesman for the bondholder committee could be reached for comment, while the Co-op Bank and Group declined to comment.

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  • Scott: New Chief Financial Officer Will 'Do The Right Thing'
Scott: New Chief Financial Officer Will 'Do The Right Thing'

Petronis replaces Jeff Atwater , who is resigning to take a top post at Florida Atlantic University. Patronis now serves as a commissioner on the Florida Public Service Commission and has been a strong backer of Scott since he first popped onto the Florida political scene in 2010.

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  • SeaWorld Subpoenaed on `Blackfish' Comments in Federal Probe
SeaWorld Subpoenaed on `Blackfish' Comments in Federal Probe

In the filing where SeaWorld disclosed the investigation, the company also revealed news about a more recent issue. SeaWorld said the probes are separate involving one with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the other with the Department of Justice .

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