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People Buffett becomes Bank of America's top shareholder
Author: 0 Buffett becomes Bank of America's top shareholder

But Bank of America raised its dividend to 48 cents a share annually after the Federal Reserve gave it the go-ahead in June. Bank of America said Buffett had acquired the shares for about $7.14 each - well below their Tuesday closing price of $23.58.

Author: 0 US Navy Shoots Down Missile Off Hawaii in Test

Earlier this week, an intermediate-range missile, identified by the North Koreans as a Hwasong-12, was sacked over Japan. It was the third time a North Korean missile overflew one of Japan's four main islands - with previous tests in 1998 and 2009.

People Scottish Labour leader and out politician resigns
Author: 0 Scottish Labour leader and out politician resigns

Kezia Dugdale steps down as Scottish Labour leader. Perhaps Kezia realised that her tactic of publicly attacking Jeremy Corbyn and predicting doom if he became leader had rendered her position untenable after Corbyn secured the biggest increase in the Labour vote since 1945 to prevent the Tory-UKIP Trojan Horse ploy from landing the fanatically right-wing super-majority nearly everyone was expecting? Labour National Executive Committee member Rhia Wolfson told the BBC the party needed ...

People Man Who Fired Gun at Charlottesville Rally Arrested and Charged
Author: 0 Man Who Fired Gun at Charlottesville Rally Arrested and Charged

He fired one shot in the crowd's direction and walked away. Preston remains in custody at the Baltimore County Detention Center . The news that Preston is a KKK member surprised one of his black neighbors, Kay Chapman , who reportedly described him as "very respectful" and was surprised by the video footage of him shooting into the crowd.

People Mueller Probe Issues Subpoenas For Manafort's Spox And Former Lawyer
Author: 0 Mueller Probe Issues Subpoenas For Manafort's Spox And Former Lawyer

Maloni, founder of the public relations firm JadeRoq, has been Manafort's representative since March. In a statement, Maloni said he "would like to get the advice of counsel before commenting publicly" on the matter. officials briefed on the investigation. The subpoenas are among dozens that the Mueller investigative team has sent out in recent months since taking over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

People Armies of Syria and Lebanon in full control of border
Author: 0 Armies of Syria and Lebanon in full control of border

The Lebanese military on Monday took journalists on a tour of areas along the border near Ras Baalbek that were recaptured from the Islamic State in the past week. Syrian regime forces have captured one of the last Islamic State enclaves in the central desert and advanced east into Deir Ezzor, piling pressure on the militants in their shrinking caliphate.

People Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams
Author: 0 Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams

Among the most affected areas are the Diocese of Victoria and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, which Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, USCCB president, oversees. Therefore it is more hard to determine whether an organization is questionable or not. But locally-based groups may face the same issues as the victims they're trying to help.

People Why MBBS course fee Tk 19.9 lakh
Author: 0 Why MBBS course fee Tk 19.9 lakh

The High Court has issued a ruling asking why the government gazette that sets Tk19.90 lakh as admission fee for MBBS and BDS courses in private medical and dental colleges should not be declared illegal. Students paid an amount of Rs 10 lakh for the session that started in 2016 after which Rs 11 lakh seemed feasible for the time being till the final verdict is out.

People Trump Approves Declaration of Emergency for Louisiana
Author: 0 Trump Approves Declaration of Emergency for Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards urged people to remain alert but said the state is responding well to less severe conditions in its own borders. "The state is taking the necessary steps to provide assistance to those citizens that need it most , but we anticipate needing additional support from the federal government".

People Hypothermic Toddler Found Clinging to Drowned Mother
Author: 0 Hypothermic Toddler Found Clinging to Drowned Mother

The tragedy happened when the mother, 41, got stuck in the floods in Beaumont as she tried to flee in her vehicle. The vehicle then became stuck and the mother exited the auto with her daughter. "The baby also had a backpack that was helping her float on her back and she was holding on to her mom", Riley said. The child is in stable condition, where she will be released into the care of family members later today.

People New Orleans prepares for Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 New Orleans prepares for Hurricane Harvey

New Orleans is expected to get the most rain Sunday through Tuesday, not on Friday and Saturday. Several other Weather Underground gauges showed between 2 and 2.5 inches of rain fell in Elmwood and River Ridge in less than two hours, and the map showed a precipitation rate of about 2 inches fell within an hour in parts of Gentilly.

People Qureshi disappointed over Basit-Chaudhry 'letter'
Author: 0 Qureshi disappointed over Basit-Chaudhry 'letter'

The letter was addressed to Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, a former foreign secretary who is now serving as an ambassador in Washington. Basit also claims Chaudhry's heart is not in the right place, saying "in this regard the less said the better". Basit, in the letter, further suggested that he "strongly feel that it is in Pakistan's interest that you should immediately be removed from Washington D.C".

People Rain from Harvey could be gone for Labor Day weekend
Author: 0 Rain from Harvey could be gone for Labor Day weekend

Meteorologist Michael Brown said the Little Rock office thinks Harvey is moving further east than originally predicted. Along the coast, the biggest impact will be the high surf that will batter the beaches, causing some erosion. We will continue to have off and on heavy rain throughout Thursday with four to eight inches of rain falling in that time period. You will want to plan ahead and leave early.

People Mattis Says Panel Will Address Trump Transgender Military Ban
Author: 0 Mattis Says Panel Will Address Trump Transgender Military Ban

Two of the nation's most prominent civil rights groups hit the Trump administration with lawsuits on Monday over the president's decision to ban transgender service members from the military, accusing the White House of pushing a policy motivated by discrimination.

People Kenya's Supreme Court ends election challenge hearing
Author: 0 Kenya's Supreme Court ends election challenge hearing

Taking time to reply to the submission by the respondents, Mr Odinga lawyers said the electoral commission and its Chairman Wafula Chebukati had failed to respond to the substantive issues they had raised on the conduct of the election. He submitted that IEBC only offered to surrender the forms 34A after being satisfied they had changed them to reflect the final tally of the presidential results.

Author: 0 Governor Edwards to update on Harvey, Louisiana impact

Overall, Louisiana has about five to nine inches of rain so far, and western Louisiana could get another 10 to 20 inches of rain, meteorologists say. Both government bodies are now authorized to coordinate disaster relief efforts and provide all necessary measures in order to save people from Harvey, including setting up storm shelters and protecting citizens' property from theft.

Author: 0 Governor Edwards to update on Harvey, Louisiana impact

Overall, Louisiana has about five to nine inches of rain so far, and western Louisiana could get another 10 to 20 inches of rain, meteorologists say. Both government bodies are now authorized to coordinate disaster relief efforts and provide all necessary measures in order to save people from Harvey, including setting up storm shelters and protecting citizens' property from theft.

People Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'
Author: 0 Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'

Niinisto said a boost in alliance operations around the Baltic Sea are "most important" for Finland, a non-NATO member but close US military partner. "We want crystal clean water and we want clean air, the cleanest ever". "We are very protective of that region", Trump said at a joint news conference with visiting Finnish President Sauli Niinisto after the two held talks in the Oval Office.

People How to make sure a Harvey charity is legitimate
Author: 0 How to make sure a Harvey charity is legitimate

The Federal Trade Commission warns that some charities may pop up in the next few weeks and those groups won't be reputable at all. Claire Rosenzweig is the head of the Metropolitan Chapter of the Better Business Bureau . The broad reach of social media makes it a target for scammers . The direct appeals can be especially powerful, and in some cases result in needy individuals getting hugely beneficial cash aid.

People Rohingya Muslims Fled Myanmar in Last Week: Migration Agency
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims Fled Myanmar in Last Week: Migration Agency

At least 110 people, including 11 state officials, have been confirmed dead and thousands of Rohingya have poured across the border to Bangladesh despite Dhaka's attempts to stop them. BGB provided the Rohingya refugees with some food and medication before sending them back, the official said. Large fires were visible early Wednesday from the May Yu river that cuts through the area worst hit by unrest, according to an AFP reporter travelling by boat on a Myanmar government-led trip to ...

People North Korea fires test missile over Japan
Author: 0 North Korea fires test missile over Japan

When North Korea launched a ballistic missile toward northern Japan's Hokkaido Island late Monday, its trajectory was initially unclear. China and Russia's ambassadors to the United Nations said they opposed any unilateral sanctions on North Korea and reiterated calls to halt deployment of a USA missile defence system in South Korea .

People China hopeful of getting support for successful BRICS summit
Author: 0 China hopeful of getting support for successful BRICS summit

India said the action to construct the road changed the status quo and expressed concern that the road will allow China to cut off access to northeastern states. The exact contours of the deal between the two sides is not clear. The news agency quoted Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying as saying, "The Chinese side continues to uphold sovereignty and territorial integrity according to the historical convention".

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