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Dhola-Sadia: A Bridge of New Hope for the North East

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It is 9.15 kilometres long, that's almost 30 per cent longer than the famous Bandra-Worli Sealink in Mumbai. The Prime Minister further said that enhanced connectivity between the North-East and other parts of the country is a priority for the Union Government, and work has been greatly speeded up in this regard. Read More »

South Korean official suspended over US missile defence report

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Following a series of North Korean provocations, Seoul and Washington agreed in July 2016 that the USA military would deploy a Thaad battery to South Korea . Moon was elected about two months after Park was ousted and jailed over an influence-peddling and corruption scandal. USA officials are meeting with counterparts in Asia to "talk about all of the issues that are important to them and hear from them concerns they may have about where the administration is positioned, relative to ... Read More »

Bank of America Corp Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BAC)

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The stock has a market cap of $233.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.68 and a beta of 1.47. The stock was last seen -0.8% lower, reaching at $22.23 on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by UBS. More interesting news about Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: "Bank of America CEO talks down second-quarter expectations" published on May 31, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article ... Read More »

Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors

Give the Warriors credit, they guard the three very well and don't commit a lot of silly fouls. He has scored 71 points through two games. Durant leapt and inhaled that shot. One of the options Lue has heading into Wednesdays Game 3 is to bench struggling starting guard J.R. Smith for Iman Shumpert, who played well defensively in Game 2 but wore himself out guarding Durant and needed IV fluids afterward. Read More »

Spicer Can't Say Whether Trump Has Confidence in Sessions

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Sessions was the first senator to publicly endorse Trump and has been one of his most loyal backers. In March, just hours before Sessions announced his recusal, Trump told reporters he had "total" confidence in Sessions. Spicer did not say whether Mr. Trump will watch Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday at 10 a.m., saying the president will have a "very busy day". Read More »

New CBO Score Confirms the American Health Care Act Puts Patients Last

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In addition to estimating that 23 million fewer people would have insurance in 2026 than the current baseline and that the bill would decrease the deficit by $ 119 billion , the report looked at the American Health Care Act's potential effects on health insurance premiums for those in the individual market. Read More »

World economy seen picking up political uncertainty a risk

That compares with previous forecasts for 3.3% and 3.6%, respectively. "Trade and manufacturing output growth have picked up from a very low level, helped by firmer domestic demand growth in Asia and Europe, and private sector confidence has strengthened". Read More »

Police stop man wielding hammer outside Paris' Notre Dame

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Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the attacker cried "it's for Syria " as he went after police officers. In addition to the hammer, the suspect was armed with kitchen knives and other unsophisticated weapons, Collomb said, adding that he appeared to have acted alone. Read More »

What Analysts say About Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC)?

DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co now owns 193,250 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $681,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Kinross Gold's revenue for the quarter was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. Research analysts at National Bank Financial issued their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Kinross Gold in a note issued to investors on Sunday. Read More »

Moody's Downgrades China's Rating

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Moody's reduced the rating to A1 from Aa3 on Wednesday, citing the likelihood of a "material rise" in economy-wide debt and the burden that would place on the state's finances, the wire service said. Moody's added that the erosion in China's credit profile will be gradual and eventually contained as reforms deepen. This comes in the wake of a recent criticism by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian who this month while delivering the VKRV Memorial Lecture had reportedly said that the ... Read More »

Trump Believes Climate Change Is Real, Aide Says

The alternative government stance will be to work closely with President Donald Trump's administration on how United States of America can support PNG on climate change because of the decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement . Chief Executive Larry Fink also expressed different opinions. So far, under President Trump , over half a million new, mostly industrial jobs have been created in the US, but the White House feared that under the Paris accord, the USA economy would lose 6.5 ... Read More »

London attackers named by police as profiles emerge

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. Canadian Christine Archibald , 30, was the first victim of Saturday's attack to be named. All three men were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of the first call. Read More »

UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

The US President also said that it was "so good to see" that his trip to Riyadh is "already paying off". "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" he continued later. "If you believe that they are the sole funder of extremism, it seems unlikely that you would want to supply them weapons", she said. George Conway, a former solicitor general candidate and husband to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, and the American Civil Liberties Union, which ... Read More »

U.S. oil production could reach all time high during 2017

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Commodity markets were absorbing news the United States would withdraw from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from US allies. Growing worry over crude oversupply after Libya increased output has sent global oil prices lower, which is likely to result in a price cut of NT$0.5 (US$0.017) per liter for gasoline and diesel at CPC Corp. Read More »

Are Jay Z & Beyonce Dropping Clues About A Joint Album?

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Jay Z was born on 4 December, while Beyonce was born on 4 September. Passengers on the NY subway and tube stations on the London Underground, such as Canary Wharf, have noticed sprawling billboards with the phrase "4:44" written in black font set against a plain peach backdrop. Read More »

British Airways passengers advised to head to airport early

A global computer failure that began Saturday morning led to the canceling of all British Airways flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London . On Monday night, BA posted an update on its website saying: "We are continuing to make good progress in reuniting bags with customers around the world who were affected by the major IT systems failure on Saturday". Read More »

British police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

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However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly. Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba stabbed revellers in Borough Market , shouting: "This is for Allah ", and wearing hoax bomb belts. Read More »

RBI keeps interest rates on hold, lowers inflation projection

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According to data furnished by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation under a new series April retail inflation rate based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was lower than 5.47 per cent recorded during April past year. It further said risks are evenly balanced, although the spatial and temporal distribution of the monsoon and the government staying the course in effective food managementwill play a critical role in the evolution of risks. Read More »

Could Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI) Change Direction After Today's Significant Increase?

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This stock ( AMRI ) is ahead of its 52-week low with 72.17%. Albany Molecular Research, Inc . Shares of the Albany, New York-headquartered company rose 9 percent to $21.52 before the bell on Tuesday. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Walthausen & Co". In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Albany Molecular Res (NASDAQ: AMRI ) has analysts' mean recommendation of 1.8. Read More »

Disability Advocates Urge Changes to Federal Healthcare Bill

Firstly, though it is a dirty little secret, between 40 percent and 50 percent of the population in the U.S.is already on government-funded health care and mostly they are happy with it. They would shift the cost burden further onto states, many of which have seen success in expanding Medicaid, which is also on the chopping block. That puts the future of those subsidies - critical for the viability of the health-care exchanges - in doubt at the very moment insurers are setting rates for 2018. Read More »

Comey reportedly told Sessions: Don't leave me alone with Trump

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Republican committee member Senator Roy Blunt said he welcomed Comey's testimony, but warned there could be "a big problem" if the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation boss is too restrictive in his responses. Current and former law enforcement officials said that when the investigation was handed over last month to a special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, Trump was not a target. Read More »

Apple Announces New iMac Pro, Arrives This December

Apple will hope that the iMac Pro will address the concerns of video editors looking to work with 4K or 8K video that need workstation-level power - a market that the company has failed to serve for the last couple of years forcing once Apple-only outfits to switch to alternative operating systems and machines. Read More »

New iPhone feature will block texts while driving

In what was a rather exciting talk, we also got a preview of the upcoming iPhone, iPad , iMac Pro and Apple Watch . Apple's A7, which debuted in the iPhone 5S in 2013, was the first Apple mobile device to utilize a 64-bit processor (such has been the case for all subsequent launches as well). Read More »

President takes travel ban battle to US Supreme Court - and Twitter

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We need the courts to give us back our rights. The inconsistency put White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a delicate spot Monday afternoon as questions streamed in about why Trump was contradicting his aides. "Obviously those who are known as the more conservative justices - Justice Thomas, Justice Roberts, Justice Alito, and Justice Gorsuch - [are likely] to all be in agreement in supporting the president's travel ban". Read More »

Dish dinged $280M for robocall violations

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North Carolina entered into the lawsuit with three other states and the federal government. A compliance plan was set because the judge is "convinced that at least some in Dish management do not believe that Dish really did anything wrong or harmed anyone with these millions and millions of illegal calls". Read More »

Australia launches terror probe after deadly Melbourne siege

He killed one man in the lobby of an apartment building in Melbourne , and held a female escort hostage of several hours. Twice in less than a week, Australian's political and media establishment has inflated events involving mentally disturbed young men into major " terrorist attacks". Read More »

Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts - and brace

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This comes after he was sacked by President Donald Trump . Daniel Coats , Director of National Intelligence, told associates in March that Donald Trump asked him to intervene with then-FBI Director James Comey and get him to have the bureau back off of its investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

News of the cyber attack appeared to confirm USA intelligence concerns that Russian Federation sought to hack US allies like Qatar, where the US has one of its largest military bases in the region, in an effort to rupture foreign relations. Read More »

Doug Baldwin: Russell Wilson earned 'a lot of respect' playing through injuries

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Over the last few days, there was plenty of speculation surrounding the possibility of Kaepernick joining the Seattle Seahawks , but with the recent signing of Austin Davis , that scenario immediately went out the window. Seattle coach Pete Carroll on Friday indicated that was not an issue calling Kaepernick "a great kid" who "presented himself well" during his visit. Read More »

How Would Trump's Solar Panel Border Wall Work?

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Leaders were not clear why Trump broached the subject, Politico reported , citing "three people familiar with the conversation". During a Tuesday meeting with Republican lawmakers, the president proposed the "idea that the wall could be covered in solar panels and the electricity generated used to pay for the cost", according to Axios, the online news outlet . Read More »

Apple moves into P2P payments space

Through Apple Pay, a user can pull out any of the cards they preloaded onto their phone, allowing transactions to be easier than having to carry all of your credit cards around. But Apple's new person-to-person payments could make it even easier for small businesses to get paid. Apple has revealed a way for iPhone owners to send money to each other just like text messages by adding Apple Pay to the iOS Messages app. Read More »