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Haley Calls for Swift Response to Russian Nerve Agent Attack

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Moscow on Wednesday called Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy a sign that London was choosing confrontation with Russia , adding that retaliation would follow shortly. Lavrov said British accusations of Moscow's involvement are meant to distract public attention from the U.K's troubled exit from the European Union. Read More »

GM planning peer-to-peer auto rental

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As to the mechanics of the program, vehicle owners will share whatever revenue they earn from renters with GM. The pilot scheme is being reported by the Automotive News publication and Bloomberg , but participants have asked not to be identified as the plans are not yet being made public. Read More »

Delhi High Court refuses to ground IndiGo's entire A320neo fleet

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It is expected that impact will be more severe in the coming month, when airline summer schedule begins. Even as Indigo and GoAir announced cancellations of close to 630 domestic flights this month, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday said that it was important to note that this was just 2% of capacity and that with two new planes being added every week, the government expected supply-demand to be back in balance quickly. Read More »

TL;DR: Ice-cool Mahmudullah drives Bangladesh to final

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Bangladesh pulled off a sensational two-wicket victory over Sri Lanka under dramatic circumstances to set up a summit clash against India in the Nidahas Twenty20 cricket tri-series, in Colombo on Friday. Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah admitted that their batters need to step up. He belted the next ball for four, struck two off the fourth ball before smashing a towering six to win the game with the penultimate one. Read More »

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) slides below $8000 in latest crypto sell-off

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Its market capitalisation now stands at $139.3 billion, which represents 42.3% of the total value of all digital currencies. At the time of writing, the Bitcoin price was hovering around $8,200, Coinmarketcap data shows. This move comes two months after Facebook's announcement where the company stated they will be banning all cryptocurrency and ICO related advertisements. Read More »

Japan cronyism scandal linked to Abe and wife worsens

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On Thursday (March 15), the Asahi newspaper reported the Land and Transport Ministry told the prime minister's office and the finance ministry on March 5 that they had the unaltered documents - three days before the finance ministry presented to parliament what it said were copies of the original documents. Read More »

BJP is sinking, says Naveen

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While the Opposition parties - Yadav, Mayawati and even the Congress - have enough time to ponder upon the possibilities of a larger alliance, the BJP, as Adityanath himself has said, will have to work on ways to tackle the alliance formed on the basis of caste equations. Read More »

Automobile Corporation of Goa Limited (505036) Soared 0.44% on Mar 16

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The equity indices began in red as trade war distress reached new heights. Japan's Nikkei too down 0.24 percent. The BSE Sensex on Friday dived nearly 510 points, its biggest single day fall since February 6, due to a major sell-off amid political concerns after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP ) made a decision to quit the NDA and moved a no-confidence notice against the government. Read More »

The National Express Group (NEX) Price Target Raised to GBX 445

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The stock decreased 1.83% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $45. Another trade for 10,503 shares valued at $2.25M was sold by O'Brien Anthony F. The United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd Company has invested 0% in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC). The company has a market cap of $1,990.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,693.91. Read More »

LO closing 19 stores in SC, including one Pee Dee location

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In the last three years, the company has changed leaders twice, revamped its pricing policy and changed its employee loyalty program while rebranding some of its stores and closing others. Southeastern's group of grocery brands also includes Harvey's and BI-LO. A Studio Movie Grill will take the place of the shuttered Bi-Lo in Prosperity Village, for instance. Read More »

Emirates stewardess falls out of parked Boeing 777 in Uganda

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It happened as the plane was preparing for passengers headed to Dubai to board at Entebbe International Airport on Wednesday afternoon, airlive.net reports. A badly injured Vassileva, suffering life-threatening injuries, was pictured crumpled and bleeding on the tarmac before she was rushed to hospital where she was declared dead on arrival. Read More »

Walmart Inc (WMT) Raises Dividend to $0.52 Per Share

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Wal now has $260.50B valuation. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $88.47. About 73,144 shares traded. Walmart Inc . 41,748 are owned by Public Sector Pension Investment Board. Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $477.13 million activity. Read More »

Signet Jewelers Limited (NASDAQ:SIG) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday

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Srs Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Signet Jewelers Limited for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.42 billion market cap company. Among 22 analysts covering Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Twelve analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Motorola Moto X4 Gets Android 8.1 Oreo Update

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Now, it is time to refresh this series of smartphones and we are now starting to get some information about the same as well. Hello Moto! Motorola's much-talked-about and upcoming smartphones in the Moto G and Moto E series have leaked yet again. Read More »

World Bank pegs India growth at 7.3% for FY19

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The World Bank forecasts India's economic growth will accelerate to 7.3% in 2018-19, from 6.7% in the current financial year, before gathering momentum to a 7.5% pace in 2019-20. On the state of the country's trade, the study said, while 2017 saw global trade expansion as a effect of acceleration in trade growth in the first six months of the year, India's slow growth of trade has been a concern. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us To Honor Gift Cards For Next 30 Days

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The Senate Minority Leader has sent a letter to the acting chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission , asking her to put pressure on the company to allow consumers with Toys R Us gift cards to exchange them for cash. But a competitor may be willing to honor a gift card given by a bankrupt company, he noted. Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in September, saddled with a $5 million debt load. Read More »

Ford recalls nearly 1.4M cars, says steering wheel can come loose

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Ford said the problem is that a steering wheel bolt could come loose, which could cause the steering wheel to potentially detach. Ford isn't the only manufacturer to issue a recall for steering wheels coming off. Ford dealers will be fixing the issue free of charge. As a effect, the steering wheel "could potentially detach and lead to a loss of steering control and increased risk of a crash". Read More »

Government signals 1p and 2ps coins are here to stay

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The government report reveals that 60% of 1p and 2p coins are only used once before being saved in piggy banks or thrown away. Asked about the future of the £50 note, which has also be called into doubt by the consultation exercise, the spokesman said that the process was on-going. Read More »

Valuation Metrics in Focus For Martin Midstream Partners LP (NasdaqGS:MMLP)

The stock of CNX Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: CNXM ) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, March 9 by Morgan Stanley. The company has market cap of $4.86 billion. Among 23 analysts covering Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. Stifel Fin Corp reported 0% stake. Texan holds 23,433 shares or 1.1% of its portfolio. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in shares of Shell Midstream Partners by 7.5% in the second quarter. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake Lifted by Advisor Partners LLC

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It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Dean Investment Associates Llc decreased Praxair Inc (PX) stake by 33.07% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Murphy Daniel Richard sold $185,491 worth of stock. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

What's in the spring statement for small businesses

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But the Office for Budget Responsibility also warned the chancellor was likely to miss his target of returning the public finances to balance by the middle of the next decade. On the economy, the Chancellor said inflation , which now stands at 3 per cent, is set to fall back to the 2 per cent target in the next 12 months. Read More »

Cisco Systems (CSCO) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr

About 1.75 million shares traded. salesforce.com, inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 14. It has outperformed by 15.79% the S&P500. 65,000 shares were sold by CHANDLER MARK D , worth $2.11 million. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC's holdings in Cisco Systems were worth $1,512,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Read More »

Turkish hackers break into Air India's Twitter account, tweet 'All flights cancelled'

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As per latest reports, the official Twitter handle of the airline got hacked on March 14th, 2018. This is not the first time Indian officials and public figures have encountered hackers. "It is expected that normalcy would be restored soon", it read. The Twitter handle of Air India, which has over thousands of followers, was been overridden by I ayyıldızt group which claims to be a Turkish Cypriot Army on their Twitter handle. Read More »

HSBC reveals big gender pay gap

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The figures are for HSBC Bank, the group's biggest United Kingdom entity, which employs more than 23,500 people. While women are more likely to be in work, or studying for a degree than men, they earn around £1,600 a year less than their male colleagues a year after leaving university and the gap grows over time. Read More »

Finsbury Tunes In To iHeartMedia's Chapter XI

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IHeartRadio operates some 850 radio stations nationwide, including Z100 in NY, seven stations in Albany, six in Binghamton, seven in Poughkeepsie, seven in Rochester, and five in Syracuse. What's interesting is that the long-time radio honcho also operates iHeartRadio's music streaming service, which hasn't been able to compete with culture mavens like Spotify and Pandora. Read More »

Cincinnati still in the running to host 2026 World Cup match

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If FIFA does select the United Bid to host the tournament, they will choose 16 of the remaining cities to host games. The prospect of continuing to negotiate is unlikely because the committee has a March 16 deadline to submit its bid to Federation Internationale de Football Association, the governing body for worldwide soccer. Read More »

Prime Video Really Bringing in the Customers for Amazon

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The documents walk through metrics for 19 of its Prime Originals shows, which are exclusive to Amazon . Bezos has made original content one of Amazon's most public endeavors, and Amazon is expected to spend roughly $5 billion on new original programming this year alone. Read More »

$420 million up for grabs in Powerball drawing

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Pick 4 winners receive $5,000 for a $1 straight bet and the odds of winning are 1-in-10,000. Saturday's jackpot, as of now, would rank as the eighth largest jackpot in Powerball history. The Mega Millions jackpot is at $345 million. Each game costs $2 to play. The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, Mar. 17 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1 million. Read More »

Unilever Picks Rotterdam Over London for Headquarters

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It added that Unilever will continue to be listed in London, Amsterdam and NY. As consumers have shied away from traditional brands in favor of products from smaller companies with more natural and organic ingredients, Unilever has tried to keep pace by buying companies like Schmidt's Naturals , Sundial Brands and Dollar Shave Club in recent years. Read More »

Microplastics found in more than 90% of bottled water, study says

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This may not seem like a huge deal at first-the bottles are made up of plastic, after all-remember that because plastic doesn't break down, it can accumulate wherever it lands, including our bodies. Abigail Barrows, who carried out the research for Story of Stuff in her laboratory in ME, said there were several possible routes for the plastics to be entering the bottles. Read More »

Rohit returns to form to guide India into final

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Having suffered an unexpected defeat against Sri Lanka in their tournament-opener, it is highly unlikely that India will experiment against a resurgent Bangladesh in their final league stage match. Be that as it may, Mahmudullah was of the opinion that Bangladesh fall behind in the power-hitting stakes when you compare their batsmen with those of India , and that playing "smart cricket" was the solution for them. Read More »

WhatsApp Won't Share UK User Data With Facebook (for Now)

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Elizabeth Denham was appointed Information Commissioner in July 2016. In September 2016, Denham said the ICO would choose its investigations carefully to make sure they are relevant to the public, and revealed that the ICO had begun a review of data sharing between WhatsApp and other Facebook companies. Read More »

WPI inflation eases to 2.48% in Feb on cheaper food items, fuel

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The WPI data showed prices of pulses contracted an annual 24.3%, while those of vegetables rose 15.4% during the month, slower than the 36.7% rise in the previous month. The index for fuel and power (weight 13.15 per cent), on the other hand, increased by 1.2 per cent to 98.1 from 96.9 for the previous month due to higher price of non-coking coal, ATF, kerosene, lube oils, furnace oil, HSD, petrol and petroleum coke. Read More »

Moody's raises oil price estimates to US$45-US$65

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Crude oil futures were lower Tuesday amid expectations that United States oil inventories rose for a third week in a row. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures CLc1 were at $60.81 a barrel at 0145 GMT, up 10 cents, or 0.16 percent, from their previous close. Read More »

Broadcom leaves Qualcomm takeover lust after Trump block

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Trump's reason for blocking the US$117m deal was "national security risks". The US Treasury Department (which leads the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US) claims the Broadcom/Qualcomm threatens Qualcomm's future leadership within the next generation of wireless technology. Read More »

Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid

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The prospect of continuing to negotiate is unlikely because the committee has a March 16 deadline to submit its bid to Federation Internationale de Football Association, the governing body for worldwide soccer. "We're looking at possible stadium upgrade costs, the turf field that has to be in place". "There's also an expectation that city services outside of the outer security perimeter that will surround B.C. Read More »

Prudential to spin off M&G business

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Meanwhile, Prudential will be helmed by the group's current CEO, Mike Wells, and will operate in the growing Asia, Africa and U.S. markets, but remain headquartered in London. Mike Wells, group chief executive of Prudential , said: "Following separation, M&G Prudential will have more control over its business strategy and capital allocation". Read More »

Buffalo Bills reportedly trade OT Cordy Glenn to Cincinnati Bengals

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Peter Schrager later detailed that the two teams swapped first round picks in the 2018 NFL Draft . This is one of those trades where both sides are definitely going to come away happy. The Bills also have the No. 22 pick, acquired past year from the Chiefs when Kansas City traded up to select Patrick Mahomes. The upside for the Bengals is that if Glenn doesn't get healthy or doesn't work out in Cincinnati, they can release him after the 2018 season without taking a cap hit. Read More »

Larry Kudlow is the leading contender to get Gary Cohn's job

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Kudlow is now a senior contributor at CNBC after being host of the business news network's long-running primetime show The Kudlow Report , and before that Kudlow & Cramer with Jim Cramer He also hosts the weekly nationally syndicated radio program The Larry Kudlow Show. Read More »

Para athlete from Russian Federation wins 2018 Winter Paralympics silver in alpine skiing

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Alongside his 14th career medal, McKeever was also selected as flag bearer for the Paralympic opening ceremony earlier in the week and will now turn his attention to the 1.5 km sprint event on Wednesday (March 14). The North Korean officials thanked Moon for his hospitality toward them. "It was a great comeback after the first run". In the sixth end, South Korea surrendered four points and chose to forfeit the match. Read More »

India inaugurates mega solar project

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At least 23 out of these 27 projects for which India has offered financial assistance are in African countries. Launched by Indian Prime Minister Modi in 2015, the alliance aims to promote solar energy in 121 countries. "Orion wishes to thank the landowners, the Spencer County Council, and the Lincolnland Economic Development Corp. for their support of the project", notes Tim Lasocki, vice president of origination and finance for Orion. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us is said to miss vendor payments as woes mount

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A representative for Wayne, New Jersey-based Toys "R" Us declined to comment. Stores in San Jose, Emeryville, Pittsburg, Pinole, Brentwood, Union City, Fairfield and San Rafael were already on the chopping block as part of that move. The rumors of liquidation are still unconfirmed but anonymous sources have given confirmation to several news organizations like USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal . Read More »