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US Threatens Iran With the 'Strongest Sanctions in History'

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However, the government can not entirely protect businesses from the consequences of US President Donald Trump's decision to leave the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, he added. If Rouhani is removed from office, he would most likely be replaced by a hardliner, a military figure perhaps from Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), who would only increase the country's hostility towards the U.S. Read More »

Arsene Wenger says final goodbyes to Arsenal as search for successor continues

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Several sources in the United Kingdom are reporting that Emery's appointment at the Emirates is imminent, after he emerged as the unanimous choice following a recruitment process in which several candidates were spoken to. As the latest reports would have it, Emery will be the one to occupy the manager's seat at the Emirates come next season after winning the Ligue 1 title with PSG this season, only to be replaced by Thomas Tuchel as a direct result of his Champions League failure. Read More »

Santa Fe school shooting renews debate over gun control

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She said her daughter had "stood up to him" the week before the shooting, but did not give further detail. Abbott, a Republican who's running for a second term as governor, announced after Friday's shooting that he's will begin convening roundtable discussions this week with stakeholders to discuss gun safety at Texas schools. Read More »

Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

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On Sunday, a climber from Macedonia also died trying to scale the mountain. In 2015, he tried again to scale the peak in the autumn climbing season, just months after devastating quakes killed almost 9,000 people in Nepal and halted expeditions on the mountain. Read More »

China retreats from U.S. sorghum probe amid global market havoc

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As China-U.S. commerce talks resumed in Washington, China stated Friday it's dropping anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into imported U.S. sorghum, saying it's not within the public curiosity. "The next USA sorghum crop will be harvested in August". "Now they are showing goodwill by halting its anti-dumping investigation into sorghum imports, but it is a cheap way of showing goodwill as the U.S. Read More »

Map: See the top baby name in each of the 50 states

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Emma tops the list OR for 2017 - again, gracing the Top 5 charts for several years running. Number 2 through 10 includes Olivia (also topping the charts for several years), Sophia , Charlotte, Evelyn, Harper, Ava , Mia and Abigail. For baby boys, Liam was followed by Noah , William , James and Logan . The SSA first began compiling the baby name list in 1997; moreover, the agency claims that names date back to 1880. Read More »

Meghan Markle's half-sister 'injured in auto accident'

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She is also planning on hiring off-duty police officers to patrol her home so no one can disrupt her festivities, according to TMZ . But it has now become official: The retired Hollywood lighting director, who lives in a gated costal community by Rosarito Beach , won't be there to give away the bride at Windsor Castle on Saturday, when the 36-year-old US actress is scheduled to marry Britain's Prince Harry . Read More »

United Kingdom to boost shale gas production to develop the industry

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Recent decisions on shale exploration remain disappointingly slow, the secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy, Greg Clark, said in a written statement to Parliament. "The Government remains fully committed to making planning decisions faster and fairer for all those affected by new development, and to ensure that local communities are fully involved in planning decisions that affect them", the ministers said. Read More »

Starbucks accused of racism again: Hispanic customer's cup had slur in CA

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A Latino man named Pedro found the word "Beaner" written on his iced coffee drink at a Starbucks near Los Angeles, a local CBS affiliate reported , citing a friend of the man who spoke to the affiliate through a translator. The store offered Pedro a $50 gift card, which he turned down. In a statement, Starbucks said it is working fix their mistake. "We asked his forgiveness and we are working to correct this". Read More »

BMW Vision Vehicle Teased As Preview For 2021 iNext

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And it promises to incorporate "all major areas of innovation in a road-ready vehicle". We've heard that it would be some sort of SUV. The iNext is created to be a technology showcase for BMW: electric propulsion, full self-driving, and advanced interfaces, said BMW CEO Harald Krueger. Read More »

Today May 16 iShares Core Conservative Allocation ETF (AOK) Rises 0.06%

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We can also take a look at the Average Directional Index or ADX of the stock. There are always swirling headlines in today's financial news media. Most investors realize that there are no certainties when it comes to equity investing. Calculated from the last five balance points, the Balance Step indicator can help determine whether a bullish or bearish trend is developing near-term. Read More »

DirecTV's Cloud DVR Stores 20 Hours for 30 Days

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Until now, DIRECTV Now subscribers could only watch programming on two devices at the same time. This summer the company plans to launch a commercial service for up to 100 hours to keep up to 90 days, for United States dollars 10 per month. Read More »

Caps' Backstrom a game-time decision to return from injury

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Alex Ovechkin (59 goals, 47 assists) will pace the offensive attack for the hosts. "I don't think he's a malicious player, at all". He didn't pick up a point in Tampa Bay's 4-2 win over Washington , but the combination seemed to work and Point scored in the victory. Read More »

Recommendation Trends Analysis: Abaxis, Inc. (ABAX)

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.55 points, or 0.37 percent, to 24,798.96, the S&P 500 gained 14.99 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,726.44. 3M Co was the biggest drag on the Dow, slipping -0.7 percent after Jefferies downgraded the stock to "hold". Read More »

Frontier adding Omaha-San Antonio direct flight

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It will run seasonally, although it's not immediately clear what months that will include. "We are pleased to return to Fargo and introduce a new and more affordable way to travel to and from the area", said Richard Oliver, spokesperson for Frontier Airlines . Read More »

Crude rises to $80/bbl for first time since 2014

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Both the EIA and API reports have come in very different, prompting a largely rotational oil trade. Current conditions-with geopolitical unrest, unplanned supply outages, thin spare capacity, and rising demand-mirror the state of affairs in 2008 and 2011, when prices rallied into triple-digit territory. Read More »

Australia jobless rate ticked higher in April, job additions beat estimates

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Unemployment has refused to budge and that means the chances of solid wage rises have gone down. A lot of jobs were created in Australia in the past 12 months. Additional factors include low inflation and, an AiG report emphasises, low productivity improvement. National Australia Bank markets chief economist Ivan Colhoun said the Reserve Bank of Australia would see the jobless data as an indication that spare capacity remains in the labour market, increasing the chances that it will keep ... Read More »

Attempts to Regain Footing? Walmart Inc. (WMT)

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Crestwood Advisors Grp Llc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc . (NYSE: WMT ). Locust Wood Capital Advisers Limited has 81,820 shs. Following a recent spotcheck, the public organization Walmart Inc. The company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, February 26. On Friday, November 17 the firm has "Market Perform" rating given by BMO Capital Markets. Read More »

Earnings Forecast of Amira Nature Foods Ltd. (ANFI)

The relative strength index (RSI ), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. Conversely, high RSI levels, typically above 70, indicate overbought conditions-generating a potential sell signal. Read More »

SEC Launches Fake ICO to Educate People on Fraud

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In a statement , Owen Donley, chief counsel of the SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, said that the site incorporates numerous hallmarks of fraudulent token sales - pertinent information for investors looking to avoid financial pitfalls. Read More »

Ocado signs partnership agreement with USA giant Kroger

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In the longer term, Kroger will retain exclusivity in the U.S. conditional on it meeting market share targets or ordering an agreed number of CFCs per annum. Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO, described the deal with Ocado as "an innovative, exciting and transformative partnership". Ocado chief executive Tim Steiner said working with Kroger to transform the way in which United States customers bought groceries represented "a huge opportunity to redefine the grocery ... Read More »

Mothercare's staff in Llandudno in the dark about store closure

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The surprise move will form part of a bold restructuring plan that will see Mothercare shut 50 shops - more than one-third of its 137-strong United Kingdom portfolio ‎- within 12 months; announce an extension of its borrowing facilities with its lenders; tap shareholders for more than £35m in new equity; and secure backing from pension stakeholders for revised funding arrangements. Read More »

Reliance Communications likely to oppose Ericsson's insolvency bid

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Mumbai: The stock exchanges have sought clarification from Reliance Communications Ltd today, with reference to media reports that say Reliance Communications and Ericcson have informed the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) that they are in settlement talks and have requested NCLT to keep the insolvency order on RCom in abeyance. Read More »

US Senate Votes To Halt FCC's Net Neutrality Decision

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Representative Mike Doyle, a Democrat, said he would launch an effort on Thursday to try to force a House vote and needs the backing of at least two dozen Republicans. "It's typical of how Republicans have used their total control of Washington: Increase costs on Americans who actually work for a living while giving more breaks to the rich, well-connected special interests they care about". Read More »

Planned Parenthood, ACLU: Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Law 'Beyond Extreme,' 'Dangerous'

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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller (D) has disqualified himself from defending the state against inevitable legal challenges to the state's recently passed law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, The Hill reported. Miller's decision to recuse himself was hailed by the non-profit reproductive health care organization Planned Parenthood, with executive vice president Dawn Laguens commending Miller "for standing up for a woman's right to control her own body, and decide for herself ... Read More »

US Safety Agency Sends Team To Investigate Tesla Crash

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According to the results shared by the organization, which is presently carrying out safety tests of the Model 3, the electric vehicle from Tesla Motors has achieved a 'superior rating for front crash prevention'. This is the speed the driver selected. The driver had previously told police that she had engaged the autopilot and was "looking at her phone prior to the collision". Read More »

Seattle's tax on Amazon to help homeless may fall short, locals say

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Since existing shelters are at capacity, additional revenue is needed to get more people into new shelters and low-income housing - which is why, she says, 66 percent of the tax plan is targeting just that. "This legislation will help us address our homelessness crisis without jeopardizing critical jobs", Durkan said in a statement. "People are dying on the doorsteps of prosperity". Read More »

Europe, Iran seek to save nuclear deal after United States pullout

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In fact, a more nuanced position is essentially the one President Ronald Reagan adopted during the Cold War: Of course our long-term interest is in seeing oppressive, aggressive regimes join the "ash heap of history", but in the short run we need to devise policies to contain them , side with oppressed people and bolster our allies who are literally on the front lines. Read More »

Nick Cave And Warren Ellis Scoring HBO's The Case Against Adnan Syed

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Attorney General Brian Frosh's office asked the Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday to reverse a lower court's ruling to overturn Syed's conviction in the case. Berg received access to Syed, his family, friends of Syed and Lee, and members of the Baltimore law enforcement. Serial followed the ins and outs of Lee's murder (The Nisha Call!) and Syed's subsequent trial (Christina Gutierrez!). Read More »

ITC likely to post profit up by 6.3 in Q4 results

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Total expenses of ITC were at Rs 6,996.46 crore against Rs 11,363.78 crore in the fourth quarter of FY2016-17. On a comparable basis, gross sales value (net of rebates/discounts) stood at Rs. It was Rs 386.52 crore in the corresponding period last fiscal. Puri, who was previously a wholetime director, was elevated to the post of the chief executive officer after Y.C. Read More »

PNB Fraud case: CBI files 2nd charge sheet, Mehul Choksi 'Wanted'

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Brahmaji Rao and Sanjiv Sharan, and General Managers Nehal Ahad (who dealt in global operations) and Rajesh Jindal in its chargesheet filed in a special CBI court here. On the fraud front , the bank said the matter is under investigation. Accordingly, the net profit of the bank was adjusted to Rs 532.6 crore as against declared profit of Rs 1,324.8 crore for entire 2016-17. Read More »

Tata Steel reports Q4 net profit at Rs 14688 crore

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Apart from increasing capacity of Vijaynagar plant by 1mt and Dolvi unit by 0.7mt to reach 24.7mt capacity by 2020, JSW will set up two coke oven plants of 1.5mt each and a pellet plant of 8mt. Rao pointed out that the domestic growth outlook is improving as structural reforms are expected to increase productivity and incentivise investments. Read More »

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Has $412000 Position in Digital Realty (NYSE:DLR)

Many investors will decide to be cautious around earnings releases and delay buy/sell moves until after the stock price has steadied. The Price to Cash Flow for Digital Realty Trust , Inc . ( NYSE :DLR) rating on Friday, May 13. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees stated it has 14,212 shs or 0.19% of all its holdings. ( NYSE :FR). Price target estimates can be calculated using different methods, and they may vary depending on the individual analyst. Read More »

Ford to resume F-150, Super Duty production

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The company announced that F-150 production in Dearborn, Michigan, will restart on Friday, while production in Kansas City, Missouri, is expected to resume on Monday. The Eaton Rapids plant is producing truck parts again. Crews removed 19 dies from Meridian's badly damaged facility, and in one case, moved an 87,000-pound die from Eaton Rapids to Nottingham, U.K., via an Antonov cargo plane - one of the largest in the world - in 30 hours door-to-door, Ford said. Read More »

Chelsea leading the race to sign Jean-Michael Seri

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However, the move away from Nice never materialised and he subsequently stayed in France. The Ivory Coast worldwide is reported to be desperate for the chance to play in the Champions League under Pep Guardiola. Tiemoue Bakayoko has only just started showing some signs of the potential that would ideally make him a long term solution in midfield, but he is still some way off the required levels. Read More »

Live Nation Entertainment launches Women Nation Fund

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Zacks Investment Research upgraded Live Nation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, April 4th. Macquarie reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of Live Nation in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Read More »

Circle raises $110 million, plans to create dollar-pegged cryptocurrency

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It's hard to describe Circle in a few words because the company has been active on all fronts. The company said the latest investment raises its valuation to about $3 billion, from a reported $480 million in 2016. In a blogpost, Allaire and Neville explained: "A price-stable currency, such as a token pegged to the United States dollar, is critical for enabling mainstream adoption of blockchain technology for payments as well as for supporting maturation in financial contracts built on ... Read More »

Undercover FBI operation busts 10 airline employees in alleged drug smuggling ring

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It was all going so well, or so 10 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport employees thought, before one of them allegedly agreed to smuggle C-4 explosives on a plane departing from the airport. Cox said no real meth was provided or transported during the investigation. Tuesday's bust marks the second time in three years that DFW airport employees have been arrested for allegedly transporting fake drugs out of the airport. Read More »

Meghan Markle devastated as father pulls out hours to royal wedding

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Meghan Markle's dad has reportedly changed his mind about walking his daughter down the aisle . The American TV actress' family has been in the news for their controversial statements about the bride-to-be. "He sent me a message that he was undergoing heart surgery", she said, "He's been under a tremendous amount of stress amidst health challenges". Meanwhile, Ms. Read More »

France's Total to quit Iran gas project if no sanctions waiver

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Total said any waiver would need to include protection from secondary sanctions that Washington might impose on companies that continue to do business with Iran. The group said it has $10 billion of capital employed in its U.S. assets, and USA banks are involved in 90 percent of its financing operations, making Total highly vulnerable if targeted by any United States actions. Read More »

How Much Iranian Oil Can Trump Disrupt?

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Mehrdad Emadi, an Iranian economist who heads energy risk analysis at London's Betamatrix consultancy, said the currency market turmoil in some ways resembled this year's instability in Venezuela and Argentina's 2002 currency crisis. When the Iranian deal was reached in 2015, its oil output returned to pre- 2012 levels. The U.S. will not have the coalition that shut in 1 million barrels per day (mb/d) of Iranian oil exports prior to the 2015 agreement. Read More »

Macy's shares surge as sales and profits beat forecasts

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Zacks Investment Research raised Macy's from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $28.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. "We're getting better sell-throughs and we're getting better value on it". Following the sale, the director now directly owns 54,834 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,661,470.20. Read More »

Iran had never made strategic decision to give up nukes: Bolton

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Major European powers sought Tuesday to keep Iran committed to a deal to prevent it from building a nuclear bomb despite deep misgivings about Tehran's Middle East politics and President Donald Trump's vehement opposition. Those impacts will only become apparent once America's partners give their own response to Trump's decision, and when details of how the US measures are implemented are clear, the IG said. Read More »

Lachlan Murdoch to be New Fox CEO after proposed Disney deal

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The elder Murdoch will serve as co-chairman. Rupert Murdoch , 87, added: "The new Fox will begin as the only media company exclusively focused on the domestic market; focused on what Americans love best - sports, news and entertainment, built and delivered for a U.S. Read More »