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Candidate accused of assault wins, and apologizes

At his election night rally in Bozeman on Thursday, Gianforte apologized for his behavior. But at least 260,000 votes had been cast absentee before the incident occurred, and Republicans said Thursday they sensed that the altercation hadn't made much difference - even in the face of intense national, state and even global coverage of the election and alleged assault. Read More »

OPEC says it will extend production cuts through March 2018

OM Financial's Stuart Ive said that oil is likely to trade from $50 to $60 a barrel near-term because of the extension. Earlier in May, for example, both Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, who is not a member of OPEC but is seen as a critical part of any potential agreement, said they backed extending the production cuts until March 2018. Read More »

Oil steady ahead of Opec meeting

The cuts are likely to be shared again by a dozen non-members led by top oil producer Russian Federation, which reduced output in tandem with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries from January. 'We considered various scenarios, from six to nine to 12 months, and we even considered options for a higher cut. On Wednesday a joint committee of producers "decided to recommend that the production adjustments of the participating countries be extended for nine months", OPEC said . Read More »

Here's How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech Today

Mr. Zuckerberg's speech focused on objective as a pillar of fostering community, effecting social and political progress and redefining equality. Mike Murphy's tweet points out one such error. That could have been a really sad video. Today some 1.9 billion people use Facebook each month. He urged graduating Harvard students to give some thought to creating a culture where it was more socially acceptable to take risks. Read More »

Conservatives climbdown over 'dementia tax' after backlash

Currently, anyone with assets of over £23,250 is expected to pay the full cost of their care, which doesn't include the value of their homes. The "floor" means people with more than £100,000 in assets will have to pay for their own elderly care out of the value of their homes, rather than relying on the council to cover the costs of visits by care workers. Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally gets his Harvard degree

However, it was important to him because it played a big role in meeting his wife, Priscilla. I couldn't figure out why no one would talk to me - except one guy, KX Jin, he just went with it. When he returned for his Facebook Live video earlier this week, it was the first time he had been there since dropping out of school more than a decade ago. Read More »

US Federal Reserve May Soon Raise Interest Rates Again - Open Market Committee

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Most officials on the Federal Open Market Committee of rate setters still expect to raise interest rates "soon". Sears jumped 19 per cent to US$8.74 (RM37.40) after posting its first quarterly profit in almost two years. " Gold is largely unchanged after an initial burst higher failed as May's Fed minutes offered little to suggest that the Committee was seriously reconsidering a widely anticipated June rate hike", Tai Wong, director of base and precious metals trading for BMO Capital ... Read More »

Opec extends 1.8m barrel daily cut in oil production

Non-OPEC producers including Russian Federation also agreed to cut production through March, said Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, Iran's minister of petroleum, according to Bloomberg . light crude CLc1 was down by 10 cents. An OPEC panel reviewing scenarios for the oil producer group's meeting next week is looking at the options in an attempt to drain inventories and support prices. Read More »

Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

He said the failure to consult States before issuing the notification represented an assault on the federal system. The report also said that animal markets, which are usually held in most states near borders, will now have to be shifted because the new rules prohibit them within 50 km of an worldwide border and 25 km of a state border. Read More »

RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA) Analyst Target Changes

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK ) has the market capitalization of $105.42 Billion. It closed at $1.9 lastly. (TSE:MDI) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 8. The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Thursday, July 30. In other news, insider Greg Fitzgerald acquired 15,825 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, April 21st. Read More »

OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts

Extension of the agreement to cut oil production meets the interests of Azerbaijan, said Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev commenting on the decision taken today by OPEC and non-OPEC countries. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices fell to $49.00 at 1:50 EST, declining by 4.6% as the global glut in supply is not abating in the near term. Read More »

OPEC and Russia have failed to fix the epic oil glut

Crude oil plunged 5 percent following the announcement, and held its losses early on Friday. Some thought the production cuts might be deepened and were disappointed when the group simply extended the existing ceiling. Neil Wilson at ETX Capital said Opec members "bottled it", adding: "A nine-month extension just isn't enough to really lift oil prices as we'll continue to see U.S. Read More »

ITC Q4 net profit up 12% to Rs 2669.47 crore

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Revenue for the quarter jumped to Rs 15,008 crore, up 4.80 per cent YoY over Rs 14,318.78 crore reported in the same quarter past year. Its total expenses were up 5.29% to Rs 11,363.78 crore as against Rs 10,792.48 crore in the fourth quarter of 2015-16. Read More »

BlackBerry expecting US$940 million in Qualcomm dispute resolution

The stock of BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB) has "Equal Weight" rating given on Friday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. 03/13/2017 - Global Equities Research began new coverage on BlackBerry Limited giving the company a "overweight" rating. & worldwide copyright and trademark law. Shares of BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY ) have been recently spotted trading 0.70% off of the 52-week high price. Read More »

Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

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However, the proposal also includes measures to boost federal revenue from the oil and gas industry, most notably the sale of federal drilling leases in the 19-million acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge . Energy Star , a relatively small program that rates energy efficient products and properties, is gone. The Energy Star program that tells consumers about the most energy-efficient appliances would end. Read More »

Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels , Thursday, May 25, 2017 . "You were my guy", Trump is reported as having said to Macron. "She's the strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France", Trump said in the Oval Office interview. Read More »

#TBT - Watch When Mark Zuckerberg Found Out He Was Accepted Into Harvard

Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook before dropping out of Harvard , also used his speech to explain his view of technology in starkly clear terms: he believes that technological progress as a whole is threatening to many people's way of life, but certain individual technologies, including Facebook, actually change people's lives for the better. Read More »

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) & Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

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The last trading range of the stock ranges between $0.52 and $0.55. About 1.97 million shares traded. Oracle (NYSE: ORCL ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating, twenty-five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More »

Ansell sells condom division for $600m

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Ansell said it wanted to concentrate on its core industrial and medical rubber products. "It is our only consumer business, it is the only business where we're not number one in the world, it is a business with a dramatically different go-to-market in terms of marketing spend", Chief Executive Magnus Nicolin told investors on a conference call. Read More »

Former head of Central Intelligence Agency says it knew of Trump team's Moscow links

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This week, former CIA director John Brennan revealed that intelligence chiefs had been looking into suspicious contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials since mid-2016. It is unclear, however, whether Russian officials actually tried to directly influence Mr. Manafort and Mr. Flynn. The White House has refused to turn over documents related to Mr Flynn's foreign payments to the House Oversight Committee. Read More »

S. Korea fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea

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Both sides frequently try to flood each other propaganda, and tensions have risen as North Korea makes progress in developing nuclear weapons despite United Nations sanctions and worldwide pressure to stop. Its deployment in a rural region some 180 miles southeast of Seoul raised concerns not only for North Korea but also China. The United States, Britain and France have been pushing for a new U.N. Read More »

Berlusconi says Emmanuel Macron is 'a nice lad - with a good-looking mum'

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There has been widespread speculation about whether other young modernisers from the centre-right such as Bruno Le Maire or Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet could follow suit and join the government. Among the names being touted by French media are three veteran socialists: former Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe, the outgoing defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and ex-World Trade Organization boss Pascal Lamy. Read More »

Did Donald Trump really favor Emmanuel Macron in France?

TRUMP to Macron at a lunch meeting in Brussels , according to the French official: " You were my guy " in the French campaign . The phenomenon that is Donald Trump's handshakes. In a video of this encounter, Macron approaches Trump and a group of other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. Read More »

Polls close in election after candidate allegedly body slams reporter

Police had said they questioned four witnesses to the incident. 'Jacobs was asked to leave. He said he trusted that investigators had made the right decision on how to handle the case. Gianforte is running against Democrat Rob Quist to replace Ryan Zinke , who vacated the seat to become the Secretary of the Interior. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, Ma. Read More »