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World Olympic gold medalist fails drug test due to kissing girlfriend
Author: 0 Olympic gold medalist fails drug test due to kissing girlfriend

Roberts said his girlfriend got pills to treat a sinus infection from a "makeshift" pharmacy while on a trip in India and kept taking them in the U.S. Roberts, who had been provisionally suspended, has since competed in the 400m at last month's USA track and field championships, in which he qualified for August's World Championships in London by finishing second in 44.22 seconds, behind Fred Kerley.

World North Korea Trade with China Rises Despite Sanctions
Author: 0 North Korea Trade with China Rises Despite Sanctions

He's blasted the Asian superpower and even asked President Xi Jinping face-to-face to take a tougher stance on North Korea's missile and nuclear defense program. The new measures would target Chinese small-and-medium sized financial institutions and shell companies suspected of "funneling cash" into Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

World Terry takes Aston Villa captaincy
Author: 0 Terry takes Aston Villa captaincy

Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone has rejoined Championship club Aston Villa on a season-long loan. " Aston Villa are pleased to announce John Terry as captain", a club statement read. And there ploy seems to be working as according to French sports daily L'Equipe, Real Betis have been in touch with Villa in order to discuss the possibility of signing Veretout.

Author: 0 $1.71 EPS Expected for Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Banc California Incorporated (NYSE:BANC) had an increase of 4.59% in short interest. (NYSE:STWD) for 2.07M shares. Its down 6.34% from 39.50M shares previously. Jefferies maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, June 1 with "Buy".

World State takes steps to solve dispensaries' marijuana shortage
Author: 0 State takes steps to solve dispensaries' marijuana shortage

So far, fewer than 10 alcohol wholesalers have applied for pot distribution licenses and as of last week none had met the qualifications, the Nevada Department of Taxation said. Riana Durrett, executive director of the Nevada Dispensary Assn., a nonprofit that advocates on behalf of retail pot shops, testified at the hearing that the situation was dire and told stories of stores running low on edibles and popular strains of marijuana.

World House Passes $696B Defense Reform, Authorization Bill
Author: 0 House Passes $696B Defense Reform, Authorization Bill

The legislation, which passed with a vote of 344-81, far surpasses in cost President Donald Trump's request for $603 billion earlier this year. The bill's $696 billion price tag exceeds current spending caps, enacted in 2011, that limit military spending for the 2018 fiscal year to $549 billion.

World Sonia Gandhi speaks to Lalu, Nitish Kumar to save Bihar Grand Alliance
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi speaks to Lalu, Nitish Kumar to save Bihar Grand Alliance

According to media reports, Tejashwi's boss, chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar is already upset with his decision of refusing to step down. Mr. Yadav said. "These are not allegations, it is a conspiracy", Tejashwi Yadav, the son of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, said after a meeting of the state cabinet. JD-U National General Secretary K C Tyagi also advised the RJD not to act in an arrogant manner because they won 80 seats in the last Assembly polls.

Author: 0 EPS for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Expected At $1.41

Therefore 41% are positive. 341.48 million shares or 0.17% less from 342.05 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The company has a market capitalization of $30.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.88 and a beta of 1.22. The rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering to "Buy" on Wednesday, November 16. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

World Featured Stock Overview: Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO)
Author: 0 Featured Stock Overview: Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO)

Microstrategy Inc now has $2.16 billion valuation. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 179,466 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,767,740.10. Lpl Financial Ltd invested 0% in Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO). The insider SIERING THOMAS bought 4,000 shares worth $35,760. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th.

World J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti blames 'external forces' for Kashmir unrest
Author: 0 J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti blames 'external forces' for Kashmir unrest

The statement of Mehbooba came after her meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the national capital. "We need backing of the whole country and all political parties to emerge victorious", Mehbooba said. So far, more than 1.86 lakh pilgrims have visited the high altitude Himalayan shrine. The Opposition has slammed the Government for failing to ensure security of Amarnath Yatris.

World Defying Trump, Jerry Brown to showcase American climate change efforts
Author: 0 Defying Trump, Jerry Brown to showcase American climate change efforts

Jerry Brown announced yet another plan Wednesday to keep the United States on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the worldwide Paris climate agreement . "As Senators who have invested considerable time and energy to advancing U.S. action on climate change , we respectfully disagree with your decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement", they said.

Author: 0 The Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) Lowered to "C+" at TheStreet

Hilton Worldwide Holdings has a 52 week low of $44.73 and a 52 week high of $67.79. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. (NYSE: HLT ) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday, July 4th. Argus started coverage on Hilton Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Monday, June 5th. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $186.69.

World Sending 4 more CRPF companies to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC
Author: 0 Sending 4 more CRPF companies to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC

With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha , the spearhead of the statehood agitation, planning rallies today in various places, the police and security forces patrolled the streets of the hills and kept a tight vigil at all entry and exit routes. "CRPF companies deployed in Darjeeling area shall only be utilised by the West Bengal govt to maintain law and order", the Centre asserted. General Secretary Sitaram Yechury today dashed off a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, demanding immediate ...

World Slain New York State Trooper Remembered As A Hero
Author: 0 Slain New York State Trooper Remembered As A Hero

Nichole Walters , age 27, in a photograph from her Facebook page. The Rev. Christopher Carrara welcomes those in attendance to Trooper Joel Davis's funeral service at the Magrath Sports Complex at Fort Drum, N.Y., Saturday, July 15, 2017.

World OECD's Government at a Glance report
Author: 0 OECD's Government at a Glance report

A major error in interpreting the findings of an Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) study of people's trust in their government initially put the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the very top but it was subsequently corrected to third position after Indonesia and Switzerland.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho out to maintain second-season run of title victories

I'm just ecstatic to be back at Everton . "He has got people there who will give him the right guidance and get the best out of him". With key areas still to address though, it's been questioned as to how much Man Utd are still willing to spend, with the report going on to suggest that Mourinho still has more than £100m to go out and get his desired targets.

World Tral encounter: Third terrorist killed, one still holed up inside cave
Author: 0 Tral encounter: Third terrorist killed, one still holed up inside cave

Massive clashes between the protesters and the forces' personnel are going on in the area. "The dead militants look like foreigners, probably belonging to Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit", Vaid said. On Wednesday, three militants were killed in a gunfight in Budgam district. The encounter broke at around 8:15 AM on Saturday. Upon receiving specific information, security forces from SOG police, army and CRPF cordoned off the area.

World Mom arrested for using car to tow kids
Author: 0 Mom arrested for using car to tow kids

Lt. Scott McKee, a spokesperson for Springfield Police Department , said Friday over the phone that Alana Nicole Donahue, 27, admitted to officers that she was towing her two children, ages 5 and 3 years old, behind her white Ford Taurus in a wagon attached with a rope.

World United Nations sees direct Syria talks soon but not pushing for it
Author: 0 United Nations sees direct Syria talks soon but not pushing for it

De Mistura says Assad's envoys claim to be the only ones talking about the fight against terrorist groups, but the envoy says no side should have "ownership" of that issue. De Mistura also said he warmly welcomes a call by French President Emmanuel Macron for the creation of a "contact group" made up of U.N. Security Council members and regional powers that would support a political road map for Syria.

World Police Are Investigating the Disappearance of 4 Young Men as a Crime
Author: 0 Police Are Investigating the Disappearance of 4 Young Men as a Crime

One of the four missing men was last seen on Wednesday last week while the other three vanished Friday. The three other missing men are Jimi Tar Patrick , Tom Meo and Mark Sturgis . Authorities allege DiNardo attempted to sell Meo's vehicle for $500. When Kratz was picked up, he was out on bail for separate charges stemming from two burglary cases in Philadelphia.

World President Trump: Vladimir Putin Would Have Preferred Hillary Clinton as President
Author: 0 President Trump: Vladimir Putin Would Have Preferred Hillary Clinton as President

At joint press conferences with foreign leaders, protocol dictates that two questions are given to the host country's press pool, and two questions are given to US reporters. - Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) July 13, 2017macron says next question should go to an american journalist, but trump deflects and calls on a chinese journalist.

World France calls on Gulf countries to reduce tension
Author: 0 France calls on Gulf countries to reduce tension

The French foreign minister stressed on the importance of finding a resolution to the crisis and called for lifting all the measures that affect bi-national families and civilians. The top French diplomat also said his respective country "should be a facilitator in the mediation" led by Kuwait, a key mediator in the crisis. Le Drian made his remarks in a press conference with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Efe news reported.

World BC wildfires: Crews fight fire with fire to protect Williams Lake
Author: 0 BC wildfires: Crews fight fire with fire to protect Williams Lake

Village officials warned that residents should prepare for an evacuation order, noting that the fire was headed their way and "poses an imminent threat to people and property". Geoff Paynton, director of communications for the Williams Lake emergency operations centre, said there was enough food and gasoline in the city as trucks were getting through.

World Maryam Mirzakhani, world-renowned math genius and Stanford professor, dies at 40
Author: 0 Maryam Mirzakhani, world-renowned math genius and Stanford professor, dies at 40

Born in 1977 in Tehran, Professor Mirzakhani won two gold medals in the International Mathematical Olympiad, a competition for pre-college students. She became a professor at Stanford University in 2008. Mirzakhani studied the complexities of curved surfaces such as spheres, doughnut shapes and hyperbolas. "I find it fascinating that you can look at the same problem from different perspectives and approach it using different methods", she said.