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The Hype Behind Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA), Intrexon Corporation (XON)

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FOXA . The stock decreased 2.95% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $26.69. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . ( FOXA ) is expected to post revenue of $6.77 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 22 analysts. Read More »

Restaurant Brands profit beats estimates as Burger King shines


Instinet began coverage on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th were issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. Read More »

Lindsey Graham to testify at Senate corruption trial

Attorneys for U.S. Sen. Prosecutors have accused Menendez of accepting free rides on private jets from Dr. Salomon Melgen, a wealthy ophthalmologist from Florida, and then failing to report the gifts on his Senate disclosure forms as part of an effort to hide their bribery scheme for years. Read More »

FORECAST: Frost advisory in effect for several counties


The advisory is from 3 to 9 a.m. Thursday over most of the area, the weather service said. Meteorologist Karen Minton said temperatures will return to the 70s by Friday. Plastic is not recommended as a cover for outdoor plants. If they are in the ground, plants can be covered with old bed sheets, burlap, fabric or cloth-like frost covers that are sold in hardware stores. Read More »

This medication ad could be the coolest promo Eminem's ever done


However, the first "E" in revival is flipped, a common trait of Eminem album artwork, where at least one "E" in his name or the album title will be flipped in the same way. "You should discuss the potential benefits and risks of REVIVAL with your doctor or clergyman". The album is said to be due out November 17, a date credited to Hits Daily Double, which cited "very loud chatter" indicating the release date. Read More »

Russian helicopter carrying 8 crashes near Norway's Svalbard archipelago


There were eight people in board. The helicopter was reported missing by airport authorities around 3:35 pm (1335 GMT) as it was returning from Pyramiden, another former mining community that is now a tourist site. Russian coal company Arktikugol runs the coal mine at Barentsburg, the main activity, which employs Russian and Ukrainian miners. Located around 700 kilometres (435 miles) north of the European mainland, Svalbard is governed under a treaty that grants NATO-member Norway ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi greets people on Chhath Puja


Although the Chhath festival is mostly celebrated in Bihar & UP states of India, but now it has also reached to the parts of Haryana and Punjab. Chhath is celebrated six days after Diwali . The history of Chhath Puja has its roots in the two epics Mahabharat and Ramayan. Ignoring her illness, former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi performed Chhath , marked by grand festivity at their Patna home to which politicians and leaders of different faith ... Read More »

US House passes ballistic missile sanctions on Iran

Lawmakers approved the measures by voice vote. A fourth bill also passed on Wednesday would allow the USA to pressure the European Union to blacklist Hezbollah. Legislation sponsored by Reps. Another bill calls on the Trump White House to push for the U.N. Security Council to impose worldwide sanctions against Hezbollah for the group's use of civilians as human shields. Read More »

Dineshwar Sharma not interlocutor, but special representative on JK: MoS Jitendra Singh


Singh was among other senior BJP leaders addressing a rally convened for the first time as a show of strength to mark Accession Day as Vijay Diwas celebrations in Parade Ground here. "JKNPP shall hold a public rally in Samba on October 26 to pay tributes to Brig Rajender Singh who hailed from Bagoona and hoist the national flag at all the district headquarters on October 27 to celebrate the 71st Accession day", Party chairman and former minister Harsh Dev Singh told reporters here today. Read More »

Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service


Twitter said that RT and Sputnik can remain users on the platform as long as they adhere to Twitter's rules. As a effect, RT and Sputnik may no longer purchase advertising on the site, although their accounts will not be suspended. The ban, which is effective immediately, applies only to those two organizations. The Twitter accounts, which were taken down over the last month, were linked to 470 accounts and pages that Facebook traced to the International Research Agency, an entity known as ... Read More »

Trump Campaign Likely Broke Law By Requesting Emails From Assange


He said the decision to partner with the RNC on data analytics was one of the most important decisions the campaign made after securing the 2016 nomination. "That shows certainly a willingness by multiple parties in the campaign, similar to the Trump Tower meeting, where they expressed a willingness in receiving dirt about Hillary Clinton ". Read More »

Catalan leader rejects Spanish Senate


Barcelona-based La Vanguardia said Puigdemont had taken the decision in a bid to persuade the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy not to enforce direct rule in the region. Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont is set to call a snap regional election for 20 December, according to local media reports. Far-left party CUP, which supports Puigdemont's minority government, said it would oppose a vote. Read More »

Fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi dies in Bengaluru


Telgi was nauseous and had vomited before he fell unconscious on Sunday after which he was brought to the hospital. Telgi had multiple health problems. A whopping fine of Rs 202 crore was also imposed on him. He had been lodged in the Parapana Agrahara central jail here for the last 16 years. Recently, Telgi was in thick of controversy when former DIG (Prisons) D Roopa alleged that prison authorities were giving him preferential treatment in the prison. Read More »

Tory rebels 'deadly serious' about backing Brexit vote for MPs


Professor Roger Scully, who analysed the findings, said: 'This research provides us with the most detailed understanding yet of public thinking about Brexit in Wales. Mr Davis said if the current timetable is met then it is likely the European Parliament will have a vote in December 2018 or January 2019 , noting: "We will have that before the House before then". Read More »

US Vice President to visit Egypt and Israel in December


The State Department did not comment late Wednesday. "From this day forward, America will provide support directly to persecuted communities through USAID", said Pence. With Netanyahu, Pence will also discuss the new U.S. strategy on Iran. Pence is scheduled to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and highlight U.S. Read More »

Indian Army punishes the soldier who crossed LoC during surgical strikes!


The Indian Army has sentenced one of its soldiers to three months over the allegations that he deserted his post during the last September's surgical strikes against terrorist camps in PoK . "Today (21 Jan 17) at 1PM, we finally got confirmation by Pakistan Military Authorities that Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan would be handed over to Indian Authorities at Wagah at 3 PM Indian time". Read More »

Suhana Khan confident in her sun kissed avatar


Isn't it? And this is the reason why all clicks of the young girl go viral. Recently, Gauri Khan shared a photo of her daughter Suhana on Instagram and the child prodigy of King Khan has gained much attraction from the fans for her glamorous avatar. Read More »

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) To Report Earnings

It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. The average investment rating for AMGN on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 3.65 or a Hold. Traders are a little more bullish on Amgen Inc. of late if you take into consideration the fall in short interest. For AMGN, the company now has $2.63 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $1.46 Billion current liabilities. Read More »

Sachin Pilot moves HC against controversial Rajasthan ordinance


Pilot said he had urged the court to direct the Vasundhara Raje government to withdraw the ordinance. Raje also held meetings with senior bureaucrats late on Monday evening. People of the country had voted for a positive change (in 2014), and they have the strength to continue the process of change till its logical end, Anna Hazare warned. Read More »

Rain and Kim Tae-hee become parents to baby girl


The star couple celebrated the good news by sharing with fans an Instagram photo of a pair of white baby socks with soft pink flower embellishments. The post garnered almost 70,000 likes in under five hours, with fans congratulating the star couple, who enjoyed a Bali honeymoon after their private wedding. Read More »

Software giant SAP comes clean on dubious practices in South Africa

The disclosures relate to misconduct relating to the management of Gupta-related third parties. In a statement on its website, SAP said it has initiated disciplinary procedures against three employees. The internal investigation found that there was misconduct in SAP's dealings with the Guptas. A fourth employee who was also suspended has since been found not to be involved in the affair, and will return to work. Read More »

Pakistan's election body drops contempt case against Imran


During the hearing, Khan was accompanied by PTI counsel Babar Awan, Secretary General Jahangir Tareen and leaders Shafqat Mehmood and Naeemul Haque. Commenting on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's apology to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday, State Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday said she was surprised to see that someone who attacked parliament and state institutions was forgiven so easily. Read More »

Major fire breaks out near Mumbai's Bandra railway station


Locals said a cylinder blast caused an explosion. Train services on the Harbour line, between Wadala and Andheri stations were temporarily non-operational due to the fire. According to the reports, the massive fire bore out at around 3 PM in the noon, and is still said to be uncontrollable. "Officials of the H-East ward were demolishing some illegal structures in the slum when the fire broke out". Read More »

At Least Four Dead as Train Collides With Army Vehicle in Finland


The crash near Raseborg, about 85 kilometres (53 miles) southwest of Helsinki, also left several people injured. They said three of the dead were conscripts and one was a passenger on the train . The victims reportedly were soldiers and Finland's defense minister, Jussi Niinisto, tweeted that Thursday "had started with grim news" and "I feel grief". Read More »

Linking of Aadhaar, mobile phone simplified


The department is allotting a mobile number to UIDAI, on which one will have to SMS his Aadhaar number to get an OTP on the mobile he has registered with his Aadhaar number. The official pointed out that some residents, especially senior citizens, found it hard to verify their identity using fingerprint-based Aadhaar authentication. Read More »

U.S. anxious about Pakistan government's stability: Tillerson


Tillerson's warning followed an unannounced stop in Afghanistan Monday, where he reiterated USA commitment to the country and warned that Washington has made "very specific requests" of Pakistan over militancy. The U.S. Secretary of State's visit to India is a part of his five-nation tour that includes Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Switzerland alongside. Read More »

President Kovind to address Special Joint Legislature Session tomorrow


The celebrations have been opposed tooth and nail by the BJP which sees Tipu Sultan as a "religious bigot" and a "brutal killer". "Our anger, opposition against Tipu Sultan and observing this Tipu Jayanti are on completely different grounds", Suresh Kumar, senior BJP leader and former law minister of the state said. Read More »

Centre will bring in stringent consumer protection law: PM Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Aadhaar's biggest advantage is that it enables people to get what they rightfully deserve. "Protection of consumer interests is a priority of the government". "Consumers will not be cheated as they become more aware of this law", he said, adding that consumers can now see on receipts the tax they are paying to the Centre and states. Read More »

US President Donald Trump clears test programme to expand domestic drone flights


New FAA regulations for commercial use of drones went into effect in August 2016, making it easier for pilots to use drones for everything from structural or crop inspection to search-and-rescue operations to film production. Among the things that could be tested are package deliveries; the reliability and security of data links between pilot and aircraft; and technology to prevent collisions between drones and other aircraft and to detect and counter drones flying in restricted areas. Read More »

Iraq PM demands annulment not freeze of Kurd independence vote


The U.S. administration sided with Abadi in rejecting the validity of the referendum held last month in the Kurdish region, which produced an overwhelming "yes" for Kurdish independence. "Daeshis have no option but to die or surrender", said Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, using Arabic shorthand for IS militants. Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi said he was frustrated with announcements of intent to sign oil contracts inside the "geographic borders of Iraq without telling the federal ... Read More »

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, participates in cleanliness drive


According to report , Uttar Pradesh chief minister avoided any political statement but while Expressing the event of Indian Air Force aircraft touchdown on the Lucknow-Agra expressway. The annual budget for 2017-2018 makes no mention of Taj Mahal in the special section "Hamari Sanskritik Virasat" (Our Cultural Heritage) incorporated in the finance minister's 63-page speech. Read More »

Swiss couple harassed, brutally attacked near Agra


Later, the group started passing comments at them and forced the couple to stop and take selfies. ANI reported that one person was arrested. According to the report, a couple from Lausanne in Switzerland was chased and attacked with stones and sticks by a group of youths in the Fatehpur Sikri on Sunday, leaving them battered and bruised. Read More »

Terror funding: Syed Salahuddin's son admits receiving hawala money from Hizbul Mujahideen


The case relates to the one registered by the NIA in April 2011. Two others - Mohammed Maqbool Pandit and Bhat - were also charge sheeted by the NIA but are absconding. A post graduate in Agriculture, the son of Hizbul chief was working in the J&K government's Department of Agriculture since 2013. Shahid is the third son of Salahuddin, who also heads the United Jehad Council, the amalgam of Kashmir militant groups based in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan. Read More »

U.S. imposes sanctions on Yemen to tackle ISIS and Al-Qaeda


The nations joining the United States in the sanctions were Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar. "In terms of the Gulf crisis that we've seen over the last several months, Qatar is making sure it underlines that it is at the forefront of combatting terror", said Al Jazeera's senior analyst Marwan Bishara. Read More »

Heartless city: Mom with baby in lap shot in front of hubby


Her husband told police he had borrowed money from someone and the lender was behind the killing as he was unable to pay the amount back. He was the target apparently but we are probing all angles, " said Dumbere. When he refused, the man broke the window using the butt of the pistol and pulled him out. The car-borne assailants held out a gun and attempted to fire at Pankaj, however, Priya suffered severe bullet injuries. Read More »

Ukraine: One dies, three injured in a blast in Kiev

Unfortunately, one could not be saved. Police subsequently reached the scene of the blast and cordoned off the area. The victim - whose identity was not immediately known - was about 30 years old, interior ministry adviser Zoryan Shkiryak said . Read More »

Judge: Teen must be allowed abortion 'promptly'


More than a month after she made her decision, Jane Doe was able to obtain an abortion this morning. It was there that I was told I was pregnant. "Instead of arranging for Ms. This is my life, my decision. An attorney appointed to represent the teen's interests said she could transport her to and from appointments necessary for the procedure, and the federal government would not have to pay for it. Read More »

Cold front could weaken Caribbean system, but heavy rain still possible


Some impacts from clouds and moisture, along with rain, are possible over the weekend for the southern half of the Florida peninsula. On Sunday, it's likely to take a path parallel to the Atlantic coast of the US, he added. It's also worth noting that storms blooming late in the season in the western Caribbean have been notoriously tricky to call as they move across warm ocean water. Read More »

US Secretary of State arriving in Islamabad today


The US Secretary of State was coming to Pakistan next day but he preferred to send advance message through media about what he intends to do in Islamabad. Elaborating further, Asif said a military solution the Afghan problem had failed and the issue can be resolved politically through dialogue and Pakistan would play its due role in this regard. Read More »

USA makes H-1B visa renewals tougher


The new directive came even as external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said in Delhi that she had raised the issue of H-1B visas with visiting U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson and had asked the USA to do nothing that would adversely affect India's interests. Read More »

USA urges Kenya parties to avoid violence


Opposition leader Odinga has called on his followers to boycott the poll, saying he will announce on Wednesday a "way forward". "We can not take part in an election which has already been rigged in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta ". Civil rights groups immediately appealed to the Supreme Court to postpone the election. Judge Mohammed Ibrahim is still out of court after being taken ill on Tuesday, August 29. Read More »

November 8 anti-black money day: Jaitley


BJP workers will go across the length and breadth of the country to highlight the measures taken by the Government in curbing black money . BJP will observe November 8 as anti-black money day. "Those who have never fought black money were happy with the laundering of it and are dismayed at it being liable to tax via entry through the banking system", he added. Read More »

Iraqi Kurds propose to freeze referendum results

The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has expressed readiness to freeze the results of a recent referendum to secede from Iraq , as tensions mount between Erbil and Baghdad. All such crossings are inside the Kurdish autonomous area. But an Iraqi security source in Baghdad and a rights activist in northwest Iraq said the confrontation had started at dawn and was still going on by midday. Read More »

States Lose Push to Force Trump to Restart Health Subsidies


A US judge on Wednesday refused to block President Donald Trump's decision to end subsidy payments to health insurers under Obamacare, handing Trump a victory against Democratic attorneys general who have regularly challenged the president's policies in court. Read More »