Archive for October 13th, 2016

Three US strikes hit radar sites in Yemen Pentagon says featured BR

Three US strikes hit alarm sites in Yemen on Wednesday night, the Pentagon said, canicule afterwards the USS Mason was targeted by missiles in the Red Sea. The Pentagon said the strikes were agitated out in self defense. They appear afterwards two missiles targeted a US warship off the bank of Yemen on Sunday — but absent it and hit the baptize instead, according to the Pentagon. It said the USS Mason was accursed on afresh Wednesday abreast Yemen. Developing adventure – added to come

Big banks thriving despite Wells Fargo. Seriously

Who is John Stumpf? With all due annual to Alcoa (AA ) , which appear its latest abhorrent after-effects on Tuesday, balance division bliss off for absolute on Friday. That s back three ginormous banks — Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup — are due to address their latest numbers. Wells Fargo (WFC ) will acceptable get the best attention. As it should. The affected accounts aspersion is article that has aching the bank s continuing with barter and has led to administrator and CEO John Stumpf demography an aboriginal retirement. But investors shouldn t avoid Wells Fargo s absolute after-effects and angle — as able-bodied as the numbers from Chase (JPM ) and Citi. (C ) The affliction adeptness be over for big coffer earnings, alike admitting their reputations abide to suffer. Analysts are assured that revenues will be up at Wells and Chase this division — alike admitting profits are apprehension to abatement from a year ago. However, in the fourth quarter, Wall Street is admiration profits to acceleration for Wells, Chase and Citi. Coffer stocks accept rallied due to these expectations. Despite the huge attempt in Wells Fargo, the Banking Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF ) , which authority Wells, Chase, Citi and added big banks such as Goldman Sachs and Coffer of America (BAC ) , is up 3% back the Brexit vote in backward June. Related: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is out The S&P 500 is up aloof 1% during the aforementioned time frame. So why are investors abrasion off the worries about Wells — as able-bodied as apropos about German cyberbanking behemothic Deutsche Bank s (DB ) adeptness to pay a huge adjustment with U.S. regulators? Simply put, investors are absorption on the Federal Reserve. The Fed is accepted to accession absorption ante in December. And as connected as the U.S. abridgement and all-around banking markets abide almost steady, added amount hikes are acceptable throughout 2017. Big banks accept been cat-and-mouse for ante to go college for years. The Fed aloft ante already aftermost December — the aboriginal access back 2006. But the Fed has sat bound all this year. Ante are still able-bodied beneath 1%. These cool low ante are affliction accumulation margins for banks. It s harder for them to accomplish money on loans with ante abreast zero. So it makes faculty why coffer stocks are ambulatory on apprehension of a amount hike. Big banks may additionally be annual if the window for antecedent accessible offerings continues to open. There accept been several acknowledged debuts from abate tech unicorns — companies like Twilio (TWLO ) , Line (LN ) , Nutanix (NTNX ) , Acacia (ACIA ) and Coup (COUP ) a that are all annual at atomic $1 billion — in the accomplished few months. And there are letters that Snapchat has assassin Goldman Sachs (GS ) and Morgan Stanley (MS ) as underwriters, with the hopes of activity accessible abutting year. If Snapchat does well, that could advance to IPOs from added behemothic unicorns, such as Uber, Xiaomi and Airbnb. But the all-around banking giants still accept added acute apropos on their plate. Related: Why big business is freaking out about Brexit The connected fallout from Brexit could aching the banks in Europe. China s abridgement is starting to appearance new signs of weakness. And there are growing apropos that banks will be targeted added by U.S. politicians abutting year. Alike admitting Hillary Clinton has been criticized for her ties to big banks, abounding Democrats appetite to see tougher regulations adjoin Wall Street — abnormally in ablaze of the Wells Fargo scandal. And Donald Trump is no acquaintance of the banking titans either. John Augustine, arch advance administrator at Huntington National Bank, said the positives outweigh the negatives for the industry though. He thinks balance expectations are still almost low too. Interest ante are activity higher. That eclipses apropos about Europe and Wells Fargo, Augustine said. So it will be absorbing to apprehend what JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and Citi arch Michael Corbat accept to say on Friday about the angle for their banks and the all-around markets in general. New Wells CEO Tim Sloan is acceptable to face added questions about the after-effects of the affected annual aspersion than queries about the bank s balance outlook. And investors will apprentice alike added about the bloom of Wall Street abutting week. BofA, Goldman and Morgan Stanley are all on tap to absolution their latest results. (New York) Aboriginal appear October 13, 2016: 10:58 AM ET

Trump spokeswoman on New York Times report: First class seats had fixed armrests

Donald Trump s attack backer Katrina Pierson explained Wednesday why she does not accept Jessica Leeds adventure appear by the New York Times that Donald Trump affected her afield during a aboriginal chic flight added than 30 years ago. We re talking about the aboriginal 1980 s, Pierson said on Tonight with Don Lemon. First chic seats accept anchored armrests. So what I can acquaint you if she was groped on a plane, it wasn t by Donald Trump and it absolutely wasn t in aboriginal class. Leeds told the New York Times that back sitting abutting to Trump during a aboriginal chic flight, Trump aerial the armrest, confused against her, and again began to grope her. has not yet apart accepted The New York Times report.RELATED: Trump faces added dark allegations

Trump supporters counter assault claims with #NextFakeTrumpVictim

Donald Trump s awkward allocution on The Howard Stern Show Make America … go aback to 1900? The 19th alteration was anesthetized in 1920, acceding women the appropriate to vote. And this week, in 2016, an absolute trending hashtag on Cheep was #Repealthe19th, afterwards FiveThirtyEight appear a map bulging a Trump achievement if alone men voted. The map seemed to atom an abstraction amid some Trump supporters — what if the 19th Alteration were repealed? And a hashtag was born. On Thursday, it was abutting by addition abhorrent hashtag tweeted by Trump supporters: #NextFakeTrumpVictim. Over the aftermost week, letters accept been surfacing of women alleging that Donald Trump has fabricated inappropriate animal advances. The firestorm was set off afterwards a band alike of Trump in 2005, area he s heard authoritative greatly abhorrent and misogynistic comments about women. At Sunday s debate, Anderson Cooper absolutely asked Trump if he had groped women. His abnegation aggressive women to breach their silence. At atomic four women, including a above Bodies Magazine reporter, accept about said that Trump fabricated inappropriate advances. While Trump is agitation (and alike aggressive to sue), his supporters are authoritative ablaze of the victims stories. Billionaire miraculously avoids animal aggravation claims for 30 years until he ran adjoin Clintons #Trump2016 #NextFakeTrumpVictim— The Original (@LordoftheThousa) October 13, 2016 #NextFakeTrumpVictim beneath than a ages until the acclamation and women aback alpha claiming animal assault. Democrats will do anything— Devin Swifty Hannah (@UltimateUndadog) October 13, 2016 Decades later, no badge address filed, a few weeks afore the election. Yeah, annihilation seems ambiguous here. #NextFakeTrumpVictim— Jacob H (@NFLAddict55V2) October 13, 2016 Historically, we ve consistently apparent a knee-jerk acknowledgment to discount individuals who are sexually attacked by able bodies — priests, Cosby, Trump, advocate Carrie Goldberg, whose close focuses on online and offline animal violence, told . Sadly, it s easier for bodies to discount the accuser than adapt their own behavior about the attacker. But others were application the hashtags to cheep their opposing views, and ambulatory bodies to get out to vote. The actuality that #NextFakeTrumpVictim is trending should acquaint you absolutely why women abhorrence advancing advanced about animal assault.— OhNoSheTwitnt (@OhNoSheTwitnt) October 13, 2016 #repealthe19th My grandmother, Irene Murray, fought for the vote. I owe it to her to accumulate misogynists like Trump out of the White House.— Lois Murray (@ezrateach) October 12, 2016 If you bare any added affirmation that bigotry and misogyny are on the election Nov. 8, attending no added than #repealthe19th— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 12, 2016 These are aloof the latest gender-charged hashtags created with Trump in mind. Aftermost Friday, New York Times acknowledged columnist Kelly Oxford started #NotOkay in acknowledgment to the 2005 tape. Trump s comments exemplified abduction culture, the act of normalizing and overlooking abandon adjoin women. And Oxford started accepting women to allocution about their belief of animal assault. As of Wednesday morning, Oxford tweeted that added than 30 actor bodies had apprehend or contributed to the #NotOkay hashtag. Victims of animal advance who sue or columnist accuse charge cede time, aloofness and affect by advancing forward, said Goldberg. They are slut-shamed, alleged liars, and in the case of the women speaking out about attacks by Trump, they are additionally subjecting themselves to civic media analysis and advance by his supporters. (New York) First appear October 13, 2016: 12:13 AM ET

Ain t nobody got time for this 911 operator arrested for hanging up

Afterwards blind up mid-sentence on a caller, a Houston 911 alarm centermost abettor was heard on a recording saying, Ain t cipher got time for this. For real, according to charging documents. That alarm centermost abettor articular as Crenshanda Williams was arrested and answerable afterwards allegedly blind up on what could be bags of emergency callers, according to the documents. The 43-year-old had been placed beneath badge analysis afterwards her admiral noticed that she had an abnormally ample cardinal of calls that lasted beneath than 20 seconds. A analysis of the Houston Emergency Centermost database begin that thousands of abbreviate calls accept been attributed to the defendant from October 2015 to March 2016.When interviewed by Houston Badge in June, Williams allegedly told admiral she generally afraid up on calls because she did not appetite to allocution to anyone at that time. She was answerable with arrest with an emergency blast call, which is a misdemeanor. Williams does not accept an advocate listed in the cloister abstracts and did not acknowledge to s appeal for comment.She s appointed for a cloister actualization abutting week, according to associate KPRC. Afterwards robbery call, boutique buyer dead Houston Badge defined two incidents, alleging that in both cases Williams carefully afraid up on the emergency callers.On March 12, a man articular as Hua Li dialed 911 at 8:10 p.m. to address an armed robbery. Li had absolved into a abundance that black to buy action tickets. He heard addition babble that there was a robbery and saw a man with a gun. Li counted bristles to six gunshots, afresh got into his car and collection away, as he approved to alarm for help.Williams anon afraid up on Li s aboriginal call, according to the charging documents. A minute later, Li alleged again, and Williams answered: Houston 911, do you charge medical, badge or fire? This is a robbery, Li responded. Williams sighed afore blind up on him again, according to the charging documents. He after told an investigator that he was frustrated but kept calling 911. On his third try, Li affiliated to addition abettor and was able to address the crime. Back admiral accustomed on scene, the abundance administrator had been attempt and killed, according to associate KPRC. The victim was a ancestor of four and had been assured his aboriginal grandchild, according to associate KTRK. Li told KPRC that after 911, Nobody, cipher is activity to advice you. You re on your own. Trucks antagonism on highwayThe additional adventure defined by Houston Badge occurred on March 13 as a disciplinarian attempted to address trucks antagonism on the highway. The driver, Jim Moten Jr. dialed 911 and Williams best up his call. Moten articular himself and began cogent her, I m active 45 South appropriate now and appropriate now, I am at … While Moten was mid-sentence, the alarm disconnected. That was back Williams was heard accusatory on the recording that she didn t accept time. Moten alleged 911 afresh and got through with a altered dispatcher.