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North Korea vows to make United States suffer over United Nations sanctions

A person answering the customer hotline at the world´s largest lender, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC), said the bank had stopped opening accounts for North Koreans and Iranians since July 16. "It's been a long, long time of waiting for China to comply with the sanctions we pass and, frankly, the sanctions the United Nations passes". Sanctioning designated North Korean government entities.


EasyJet moves into long-haul

EasyJet moves into long-haul

Liberum Securities said it was hard to get a handle on how beneficial the initiative would be to easyJet; easyJet notes that 1% of its Gatwick passengers already self-connect between easyJet flights. EasyJet said it is expecting to offer connections on more long-haul airlines soon and is already in discussions with those flying to Asia and the Middle East.


USDA Raises Corn and Soybean Production Estimates

USDA Raises Corn and Soybean Production Estimates

Corn use for ethanol during 2017-'18, however, is projected down 25 million bushels, at 5.475 million bushels based on observed usage during 2016-'17 and expectations of lower exports. Corn maturity was 4 percent, compared with 17 percent previous year and a 21-percent average. In August, USDA pegged the soybean harvest at 4.381 billion bushels, based on a yield of 49.4 bushels per acre.


Menendez Bribery Trial: Day Four Is All About the Visas

Menendez Bribery Trial: Day Four Is All About the Visas

Rosiell Polanco-Suera told the court her visa application was initially denied in 2008, but after her wealthy ex-boyfriend - Dr. Salomon Melgen, who was convicted of Medicaid fraud earlier this year - asked "the senator" to intervene, her application was green-lighted, the Associated Press reports .


The Swedish Solar Telescope Found the Sun's Largest Flare in 12 Years

The Swedish Solar Telescope Found the Sun's Largest Flare in 12 Years

A group of researchers from the Queen's University Belfast and Sheffield University has captured the largest solar flare in around 12 years in the La Palma with the help of the Swedish Solar Telescope. According to SWPC , the flares resulted in radio blackouts: high-frequency radio experienced a "wide area of blackouts, loss of contact for up to an hour over the sunlit side of Earth", and Global Positioning System communications were degraded for about an hour.



Comparing Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) and EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)

The firm presently has a "hold" rating on the oil and gas producer's stock. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 10 with "Hold". the business reported sales of $3.60 B for the period, compared with brokerage expectations of $3 B. For the same quarter previous year, firm posted ($0.18) EPS.