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Apple Shares Surge to All-Time High After Dominant Q3 Report


Cook said the iPhone 7 - not the Plus - was Apple's "most popular" iPhone last quarter, but he noted that this quarter, "sales of iPhone 7 Plus were up dramatically compared to iPhone 6s Plus in the June quarter of previous year". Revenue for the quarter came in at $45.4b, above the consensus of $44.89b. However, China remains a problem, with revenues down 10% year-on-year to slightly more than $8bn. Read More »

Apple shares surge 6 per cent as profits and sales rise


Just recently Apple reported the third quarter earnings of the company. In a survey of potential iPhone buyers, analysts at UBS found the greatest level of interest was focused in the high-end model, noting that respondents were more interested in the " iPhone 8 " than they have been in Apple's last two iPhone generations. Read More »

Flake calls out Trump and puts political future on the line

The book isn't explicitly playing to Flake's 2018 reelection efforts , although it could be laying the foundation for a career outside of Congress. In 2008, at Reason's 40th anniversary gala in Los Angeles, soon after Barack Obama's and the Democrat's win over John McCain and the GOP Congress, Flake talked about how his party needed to get back to limited-government principles. Read More »

Apple Tops Wall Street Earnings Expectations for June Quarter


Apple's services revenue in its fiscal third quarter grew to $7.27 billion, higher than sales of all Apple products other than iPhone . One clue that Apple's expecting big things in the second half of its calendar year comes from the revenue forecast for the upcoming September quarter that it provided Wall Street. Read More »

Austin Jackson: Baseball Catch Of The Year?


Indians center fielder Austin Jackson leaped to rob Hanley Ramirez of a home run in the fifth inning, tumbled over the bullpen wall and held on to the ball . He has allowed just two runs or less in four of his last five starts. Brantley's RBI single with nobody out opened the scoring and Santana followed with a two-out, two-run double. Read More »

Uni survey shocks: La Trobe concerned about sex assault and harassment report


The report found, for example, that bisexual students, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and students with a disability were all more likely to be harassed and assaulted than other students. "We have investigated and acted", the university said in a statement. The increasing importance of overseas students to United Kingdom universities has been a familiar theme of the country's higher education landscape in the last 10 to 15 years. Read More »

Investigator Alleges White House Was Behind Fake Story About Seth Rich Murder


The affiliate also said that Wheeler said it was "confirmed" that Rich had spoken to WikiLeaks , which published thousands of leaked DNC emails during the 2016 presidential campaign. "But you can feel free to say that the White House is onto this now". Wheeler says that after Fox News ran the story, he called Butowsky and demanded an explanation for the quotes attributed to him, which he said Zimmerman fabricated. Read More »

Donald Trump personally dictated the misleading statement about Trump Jr's Russian meeting

Meanwhile, reports have surfaced that President Trump personally dictated a statement about Donald Trump Jr .'s meeting with Russians in June 2016. "The president weighed in as any father would, based on the limited information that he had", she said. "Congress could lawfully conclude that President Trump's misleading statement was an effort to delay, impede and obstruct the special prosecutor's investigation of Russian electoral interference", added Peterson, who has served as a ... Read More »

Fair officials take Missouri's tougher carnival ride inspections seriously


The Fire Ball ride , which was pulled out of service Wednesday, will not re-open at K-Days this year following a fatality on the same ride , made by the same manufacturer but operated by a different company in the U.S. While Spegiel would like to see more access to amusement ride records and reports, he has confidence in the inspection process. According to Massie, if any issues are found, any affected rides are shut down until the issue is resolved and inspected. Read More »

Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russian Federation sanctions


The alliance has deployed some 4,000 troops and military hardware in the three Baltic states and Poland to counter Russia's presence in the Baltic Sea region. He also affirmed the US commitment to Article 5, the right to collective defense that sees an attack on one as an attack on all. He said he was sure that dialog with Russian Federation is possible in the future. Read More »

McCain Goes Rogue on Repeal and Replace


But more moderate Republicans oppose those measures, and as last week shows, the slim majority for the GOP is hard for party leaders to overcome. Gene Anderson, 81 - a Trump voter living in a retirement community in Zionsville, Indiana - said the president should "refocus on some stability in his administration and some demonstration of being able to work together with Democrats in Congress". Read More »

All you need to know about Abu Dujana


The presence of terrorists in the village was suspected, the security forces circled the area late, the previous night. As per official records, Abu Dujana infiltrated into the Kashmir valley in 2010 and was sent under the command of Abu Qasim . Read More »

La communauté internationale réagit à l'arrestation de deux opposants — Venezuela


Quelque 545 membres sur 6 120 candidats ont donc été choisis dans un contexte violent. La participation à l'élection de dimanche est une donnée-clef. Avec sa Constituante, Nicolas Maduro s'est mis à dos les Etats-Unis, qui importent 800.000 barils de brut sur les 1,9 million produits chaque jour au Venezuela, ainsi que plusieurs pays d'Amérique latine et d'Europe. Read More »

Cardinal says Venezuela must take blame for 10 election-related deaths


Maduro called the vote for a constitutional assembly in May after a month of protests against his government, which has overseen Venezuela's descent into a devastating crisis during its four years in power. "We won't accept an illegit govt". "That became a rallying cry for the government ever since", he said. The US Treasury Department has announced that it is sanctioning Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, describing the Constituent Assembly elections held in the country on Sunday ... Read More »

Putin's order to expel 755 Russian diplomats will affect mostly Russians


State Department deemed it "a regrettable and uncalled for act". The bill put U.S. President Donald Trump in a dilemma, but he has indicated he will sign the sanctions bill into law, which represents a sharp downturn in U.S. diplomats who will be sent back is likely to be very small. His move came three days after the U.S. Senate passed a sanctions Bill targeting Moscow and allies. Read More »

Overton's 400 DFS Picks and More — Fantasy NASCAR


When he came back down pit road for the pass-thru penalty, his team serviced the auto - which is not allowed - and was hit with another penalty. Almirola missed two months of the season with a fractured vertebra suffered in a race at Kansas . Read More »

National Night Out Events Held Tonight


It is an event created to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and generate support for, and participation in, anti-crime programs. In Joplin, it will be at Cunningham Park. From 5-7 p.m., the Boys and Girls Club will celebrate with a community block party. "We really want to build bridges between police and community and make our neighborhoods safe", said Crutchman. Read More »

Trump Twitter Saturday: GOP senators 'look like fools' on health care

What Republicans hopefully learned last Friday, after its last-ditch effort to repeal ObamaCare failed in the Senate, is that just being opposed to policy isn't enough. President Trump and the GOP have promised to deliver a better solution. "Now, they can fix that, but only if they get their act together and pass pro-growth tax reform and take another stab at..." They take 60 votes to end. Read More »

Trump threatens health insurance benefits for lawmakers


But without a score from the Congressional Budget Office and no sign of buy-in from the Republican defectors who tanked the other repeal bills, the still-unwritten bill appears headed for the same fate as its predecessors. Even though his new communication director's main message on the last day of debate was that Trump's (now former) chief of staff was a leaker. And 43 percent said they support requiring USA residents to own health insurance, an increase from 36 percent in 2012. Read More »

Scaramucci Whacking Shows There's A New Sheriff in Town


Kelly decided that the flamboyant Scaramucci added to the sense of chaos permeating the White House, especially in recent weeks. Caught in the feud, Priebus confirmed his resignation after Trump announced Kelly's appointment on Friday as the former Republican National Committee chair reportedly had already lost Trump's confidence in his ability to keep the White House in order and push forward the GOP legislative agenda. Read More »

Apple removes VPN services from Chinese app store


Meanwhile, Apple confirmed on Sunday that it had removed the apps from its store because they did no comply with local laws, including that VPN services in China must be based inside the country and sanctioned by the government. But now some of those policies are affecting Apple , one of the few remaining USA tech giants with a presence in the country - and the issue is raising questions about Apple's moral standing around the world. Read More »

Senators must deliver on healthcare bill


But we won't hold our breath. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) leaves the Senate Chamber after a vote on a stripped-down, or 'Skinny Repeal , ' version of Obamacare reform on July 28, in Washington , D.C. "Why should Congress not be paying what public pays", Trump tweeted over the weekend. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the president of "playing politics with people's lives and health care". Read More »

Experts offer advice for viewing total solar eclipse


Omar Punjabi, with Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates. Special glasses - or indirect techniques to view the sun - are needed to look at the sun safely during a partial eclipse. This is the first total eclipse to cross the entire United States since 1918. So isn't it logical that scammers and other less-than-forthright individuals will try to make a quick buck by selling counterfeit solar eclipse-viewing glasses? NASA has provided an interactive map with the path of totality ... Read More »

Trump's ban on transgender people in military contradicts his campaign message


It is inaccurate to say that it was discussed in the Oval Office with the president", he said. John McCain , R-Ariz., piled on, suggesting the White House acknowledges the actions were a "mistake". The (president's) statement was unclear. After citing a series of biblical texts which spoke of people being created in the image and likeness of God, "the inherent sanctity, dignity and equality of every person", Bishop Curry said: "In the Episcopal Church we promise in Holy Baptism to 'respect ... Read More »

Thousands rally in Istanbul against Israel's Al Aqsa measures


However, at least 100 Palestinian worshipers were detained from Al-Aqsa on Thursday night, just hours after the compound was fully reopened after almost two weeks of restrictions. The reversal, by the Israeli government, of a decision to install metal detectors at al-Aqsa is to be welcomed. A fatal attack on 14 July 2017 at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound and the ensuing crisis between Israel and the Palestinians highlights the ongoing challenge of securing holy places in deeply ... Read More »

Russian Federation sanctions bill heads to Trump's desk


The moves mark a further degradation of the already troubled U.S. Trump is also under intense pressure to sign the bill due to ongoing investigations by Congress and special prosecutor Robert Mueller into possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Watch As John McCain Saves Thousands of American Lives


Senate Republicans came out 20 hours of debate with a stunning failure in their efforts to overhaul the United States healthcare system, leaving President Donald Trump's agenda in tatters and the party with few clear options moving forward on healthcare. Read More »

Dodgers ride young stars Seager, Bellinger to another win over Giants


Los Angeles also came up empty after loading the bases in the eighth on three walks by reliever Hunter Strickland, as Austin Barnes to fly out to right fielder Hunter Pence to end the threat. Leake faces a good Diamondbacks lineup, but they are nowhere near as good on the road as they are at home. For more FREE picks and analysis head over to our Free Picks page on Covers Experts . Read More »

Tensions Rise as Russia Retaliates Against New Sanctions Bill


Congressman Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer have urged the Senate to pass the legislation without delay. Close US ally Germany has already indicated that it opposes anti-Russia sanctions, believing them to serve US industrial policies alone. Russia's action Friday mirrored the Obama administration's response to Russia's cyberattack on the Democratic Party and interference in the 2016 presidential election . Read More »

Senate Democrats After The Collapse Of Trumpcare: Back To Work

The setback leaves Trump without a major legislative win after more than six months in power, despite Republicans controlling the White House, Senate and House. An equal or larger amount of credit ought to go to Ms. Collins and Ms. Murkowski, who stood firm despite huge political pressure and, in Ms. Murkowski's case, shameful threats by the Trump administration. Read More »

Trump Threatens to End Insurance Payments if No Healthcare Bill


New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation and the governor called on both parties to fix the Affordable Care Act , after the dramatic rejection early Friday of a Republican proposal. In 2016, they took the White House. We will then, through Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and further legislation, strengthen the private markets for health insurance to drive down costs and make affordable insurance available for all. Read More »

Another Voice: Ban on transgender military is disrespectful


Locally, OutCenter executive director Mary Jo Schnell tells WSJM News this sort of rhetoric from the White House is risky because transgender people are "supremely at risk" when this stuff happens. "We have been openly serving for the past year". Trump's decision would revoke a policy approved by the U.S. Department of Defense under President Obama, which allowed transgender individuals to serve in the military. Read More »