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Zuckerberg Asks Harvard Grads to Fight Isolationism, Nationalism

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Zuckerberg identified three ways to create a world where everyone has a sense of goal: taking on big meaningful projects together, redefining equality, and building community across the world. Zuckerberg is just one of many people in the tech industry floating the idea of paying everybody a basic income from the government, regardless of whether someone works or not. Read More »

Russian Federation probe prompts Trump to set up 'war room'

For his part, Kushner has said he would cooperate with the FBI's investigation. The White House in March confirmed that Kushner and the ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, met with Kislyak at Trump Tower in December. FBI investigators are examining whether Russians suggested to Kushner or other Trump aides that relaxing economic sanctions would allow Russian banks to offer financing to people with ties to Trump, said the current USA law enforcement official. Read More »

Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

At least 17 Americans have been detained in North Korea over the past decade, and four are now imprisoned there. He was quoted as saying that even if Washington has 20 times more firepower than the North, "we don't want to use it". "He's wrong about how they're doing". "If there was a full-blown war on the Korean Peninsula-just as Secretary of Defense Mattis said the other day-it would be tragic on an unbelievable scale ", explained Milley. Read More »

Sei Investments Co. Sells 58540 Shares of Mack Cali Realty Corp (CLI)

California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 189,263 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $5,152,000 after buying an additional 1,700 shares in the last quarter. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 25.6% over the last 5 years. Analysts predict that SL Green Realty Corp will post $1.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Moody's reduces China's credit rating over debt concerns

The cut to China's long-term local currency rating to A1 from Aa3 puts the country on a par with the Czech Republic, Estonia, Israel, Japan and Saudi Arabia. Mei added that the China downgrade amounted to a "double standard" compared with how countries in Europe and the United States were treated. The downgrade nevertheless serves as an worldwide warning on the "China risk" at the time when Beijing is opening its onshore bond market to foreign investors and striving to have A-shares ... Read More »

Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 23

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Pope Francis visited Egypt in April in support of Christians in the country, where he said that "no act of violence can be perpetrated in the name of God, for it would profane his name". Coffins are seen inside the Coptic church that was bombed on Sunday, in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017. What is the Coptic Christian faith? They base their theology on the teachings of the apostle Mark, who introduced Christianity to Egypt. Read More »

At Least 24 Killed in Gunmen Attack on Bus Carrying Christians

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The incident occurred in Minya province, 155 miles south of Cairo, as the bus headed to a church, according to the BBC . Egypt has been fighting Islamic State group-linked militants who have waged an insurgency, mainly focused in the volatile north of the Sinai Peninsula but there have been also attacks on the mainland. Read More »

Oil price plunges 4%% as OPEC agrees to extend production cuts

A deal was reached to extend a current output cut agreement by another nine months, taking it to March 2018. Crude sits substantially below the highs above US$100 a barrel reached in 2014, but is priced high enough to bring back into the market USA producers who eased back as prices tumbled past year. Read More »

Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD), Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Royal Savings Bank Of Canada reported 0% in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHLD ). Robert Jaffe increased its stake in Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) ( SHLD ) by 39.37% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD ) walks on mix trends in market as shares collapsed -3.54% to at $8.18 having average volume of 1609.76. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD ) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -11.8% over the last 5 years. Read More »

Google plans to spy on shop purchases by customers

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Comment below and let us know. That is the result of Google tracking your shopping habits, and in this case, it is your window-shopping habits. Google asserts that the information is protected - for example, the tech company can see that 1,000 people went to a restaurant they were served an ad for, but not which people, according to CNN Money. Read More »

Delta Lloyd NV Maintains Stake in Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

AGF Investments Inc.'s holdings in Mattel were worth $3,100,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. (NASDAQ:MAT). Kj Harrison Prtnrs invested in 0.16% or 15,000 shares. (MAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2017" published on May 16, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Mattel: "Fundamentally Overvalued" on May 02, 2017. Read More »

Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror

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With May and Donald Trump among four new faces in the club of the world's major democracies, the gathering in Italy is being billed as a key test of how serious the new USA administration is about implementing its radical policy agenda, particularly on climate change . Read More »

Iran condemns new U.S. missile sanctions

The French companies do not have manufacturing or sales operations in the United States. "The goal of the Iran deal was never to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons, but instead to empower Iran by giving it something to use as blackmail against US pressure". Read More »

Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms Hold Rating for St. James's Place plc (STJ)

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Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a "sell" rating and issued a GBX 3,714 ($48.32) price target on shares of NEXT plc in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Monday, December 19. GBX 1195.94's average target is 26.35% above currents GBX 946.5 stock price. Portmeirion Group PLC had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

G-7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

British Prime Minister Theresa May was filmed thanking peers for the support received following Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena after a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in which 22 people died. The remarks went down badly with European leaders, who had hoped Trump would use the opportunity to confirm his commitment to Article 5, the core North Atlantic Treaty Organisation principle that an attack on one member is viewed as an attack on all. Read More »

Gowdy Grills Ex-CIA Chief John Brennan on Russia Claims

Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser in February after he misled administration officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the USA, earlier this week rejected a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena for records of his communications with Russian officials, asserting his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Read More »

Oil slips further following Opec meet

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The oil market on Friday struggled to recover from a 5% plunge in prices following weaker than expected action from the OPEC group of countries. Brent crude, the Global standard, rose 3 cents to $51.49 a barrel in London. The deal was extended Thursday through next March in order to trim the supply glut in the global market, bring balance to supply and demand worldwide, and increase crude prices. Read More »

Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018

OPEC and other oil-producing nations have extended their output cuts for an additional nine months in an effort to shore up prices. "If U.S. shale producers exceeded our projected increases, it'll drive the price down again", Arrington said. Read More »

Oil prices settle lower on disappointment in OPEC's production policy

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Buy the rumor and sell the news worked well on Thursday, when Opec disappointed the market by announcing same quantum of cut as prices tanked more than 6 per cent from its five-week high of 52 per barrel on Thursday itself. The term of the agreement will be valid for 9 months, starting from the second half of 2017. "We considered various scenarios, from six to nine to 12 months, and we even considered options for a higher cut". Read More »

HPCL profit up 31%

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The company's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) was reported at Rs 2,886 crore, marginally lower than Rs 2,803 crore quarter on quarter. Its performance was better in inventory gain, which was Rs 743 crore in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, against Rs 37 crore gain reported previous year. Read More »

Oil slips further Friday on disappointing OPEC meeting outcome

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CRUDE CUT: An alliance of oil-producing nations extended production cuts for nine months to shore up crude prices . But hints from the group that it could deepen supply cuts, extend them by as long as 12 months, curtail exports and tell the market how exactly it would terminate supply curbs in 2018 had raised market expectations much higher. Read More »

China's Credit Rating Down After 30yrs

But China's Finance Ministry accused the agency of using "inappropriate methodology" that had resulted in the country's economic problems being overestimated, while underestimating the government's economic reform programme. Meanwhile, MSCI said China has a "lot of issues" to fix before its shares can be included in global benchmark indices, according to Bloomberg . China is now trying to bring debt under control, especially in what is called "shadow banking" which seems to be helping ... Read More »

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

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Many experts have dismissed the notion that the economy can achieve a consistent annual growth rate of at least 3 per cent at a time of sluggish worker productivity, an aging workforce and slower spending by consumers - on top of Trump's proposed spending cuts to education, research and social programs. Read More »

Cars.com Pulls Ads From Fox News' 'Hannity' Amid Conspiracy Theory Backlash

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All of this started because Hannity was relentlessly promoting a completely fact-free conspiracy theory that former DNC staffer Seth Rich was killed by Hillary Clinton because he was the one who leaked emails to Wikileaks . It was not immediately clear if the reporter or editor responsible for the story were facing any disciplinary action and a Fox News spokesperson was not immediately available for comment. Read More »

Pak hikes defence budget by 7 pc amid tensed ties with India

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The sales tax on the commercial import of fabric will be set at 6%. Last year, Islamabad recorded a 5.28 percent GDP growth and the volume of its economy crossed Dollars 300 billion. The survey which recorded losses to the economy under the chapter "Impact of War in Afghanistan and Ensuing Terrorism on Pakistan's Economy", shows that the losses to the economy are steadily decreasing since FY12 when they hit a peak of $23.77bn the year before. Read More »

South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

The test was in open defiance of UN Security Council resolutions and the worldwide community has widely condemned the launch. "You either support North Korea, or you support us", she said, adding countries have to "pick a side". Praising US President Donald Trump's tough stance against the Kim Jong Un regime, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said the threat coming from North Korea's missile and nuclear programme is entering a new stage. Read More »

United States stocks rally after Fed minutes

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 76 points, or 0.4 percent, to 21,088. PVH, the owner of brands including Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, climbed $5.44, or 5.4 percent, to $107.48 after it raised its annual forecasts in the wake of its own strong report. Read More »

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

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There are several other stations in Bonne Terre, Bismarck, Ste. "This year, unlike in many recent years, prices have remained relatively stable as Memorial Day approaches". Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst at consumer price watcher GasBuddy.com, said he blamed the weather. Seventy percent plan to take at least two trips, according to the survey. Read More »

G-7 Summit: Leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

He said it was "also caused by factors that can not, or at least can not directly, be influenced by economic or financial policy measures in Germany". At a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, Macron insisted on the need for "reciprocity" on trade and said Europeans sometimes had a "too naive" approach on trade deals. Read More »

Gianforte wins: Montana House candidate facing assault charge wins special election

The incident caused Montana's three largest newspapers to pull their endorsement of Greg, but the incident had little effect on the election. More than a third of the state's registered voters had already submitted ballots before it happened, state election officials said, and some Gianforte supporters shrugged off the charges or said they did not believe published accounts. Read More »