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Shire PLC (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

Canaccord Genuity maintained Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) rating on Thursday, October 13. Therefore 65% are positive. Markwest Energy Partners LP had 8 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. PureTech Health plc is a cross-disciplinary healthcare company. Finally, N+1 Singer raised their price objective on Liontrust Asset Management PLC from GBX 500 ($6.33) to GBX 510 ($6.45) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday. Read More »

US Senate OKs expansion of sanctions against Russian Federation

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The US Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed tough sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran, sending the House of Representatives a bill that would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing penalties against Moscow. Asked where Tillerson stood on the legislation, Corker said he wasn't sure, but noted that the bill "strikes a great balance" between executive and legislative power. Read More »

Fed's Kaplan says he weighed rate hike tradeoffs carefully

Kashkari, in his essay , said that in effect he does not share that expectation. Kaplan voted for the rate rise while Kashkari dissented, as he did against the Fed's hike in March. "But I'm basically saying that before I'd be comfortable taking the next step in raising the fed funds rate, I'm going to want to see more evidence that we're making progress in reaching our 2 percent inflation objective". Read More »

Amazon Announces Plan To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

The addition of hundreds of physical retail locations could also represent a game-changer for the company's ability to deliver products to customers in ever-shorter time frames. The Seattle-based company was recently granted a patent for technology that would block shoppers from comparing prices from their mobile devices while they're in stores. Read More »

Uber executive Emil Michael steps down as critical report looms

While there seems to be no end to controversies at Uber, the reports on it obtaining and keeping the medical record of the Delhi rape survivor seems to have been the nail in the coffin. "Uber has a long way to go to achieve all that it can, and I am looking forward to seeing what you accomplish in the years ahead", Emil Michael . Even the head of its self-driving vehicle operation - an effort seen as Uber's future - was recently fired. Read More »

A hot & humid Father's day weekend

Chance for a shower or thunderstorm. Oh! Incase you haven't heard, the summer solstice is Wednesday at 12:24 am. The sun's most direct rays will be the farthest north all year at 23½ degrees north along the Tropic of Cancer. The risk for an isolated shower or thunderstorm will stay in the forecast Saturday night . Highs in the lower 90s. The rain risk will be 50 percent. Read More »

US Deputy Attorney General Assures Congress of Special Counsel Independence

Muller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and Trump could order Rosenstein to fire him or he could order that regulations that govern the appointment be repealed and then fire Mueller himself. "He actually does not know what we're investigating and I'm not going to talk about it publicly", he said. "With respect to this subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorised to comment". Read More »

Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

It was a stunning development for the 79-year-old pioneering black entertainer who had risked spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted on drugging and molesting a woman at his home 13 years ago. Cosby pleaded not guilty to all charges. The trial has irrevocably damaged the legacy of Cosby, once a towering figure in United States popular culture best known for his seminal role as a lovable father and obstetrician on hit 1984-92 TV series " The Cosby Show ". Read More »

10 still in critical condition after London fire

British authorities are launching a criminal investigation into the London apartment building fire - as the death toll from the blaze has almost doubled, to 30. Police have established a security cordon around the building to protect public safety and allow searchers easy access to the wrecked building. She also pledged 5 million pounds of support, housing guarantees and help with access to bank accounts and cash. Read More »

Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

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Kaplan voted for the rate rise while Kashkari dissented, as he did against the Fed's hike in March. To Kashkari, years of missing on inflation forecasts does not mean that the Fed should raise its target for inflation, as Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday said should be considered by central banks globally. Read More »

May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

Many friends and relatives of people apparently missing following the fire appealed for information at help centers near the building, and on social media. Some residents had warned months ago that the tower represented a unsafe fire risk. "It's because of the fire and smoke spread", he told The Times . Read More »

Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

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For example , the estimated revenue of his assets ranges anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million, while some are vaguely labeled as "over $5 million". This amount is over $ 7 million more than last year's financial release . Mr Trump released a disclosure form in May 2016 that his campaign at the time said showed his net worth was US$10 billion. The financial disclosure report further showed that Trump earned more on royalties for his book Art of the Deal since becoming president. Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller

Watch his statements in the player above. Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from any Russia-related investigations, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would then have the authority to remove Mueller. Standing side by side on Wednesday night, a bipartisan pair of congressmen smacked down Donald Trump's efforts to shut down the Russian Federation investigation by firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is now reportedly criminally investigating the ... Read More »

Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opener along with Federation Internationale de Football Association boss Gianni Infantino at Saint Petersburg's purpose-built World Cup 68 000-seater stadium. The Selecao were winners of the Confederations Cup in 2005, 2009 and 2013, when they hosted the tournament, but this is the first time Brazil have failed to qualify since the field was expanded to eight teams in 1997. Read More »

US accuses Chinese firm of money-laundering

Attorney Phillips . It added that if testing or possessing nuclear weapons should be sanctioned, then the US and other nuclear superpowers should be subject to sanctions as well. The resolution expressed serious concern that North Korea continues to violate previous United Nations resolutions with launches and attempted launches of ballistic missiles, and that its nuclear and missile activities threaten global peace and security. Read More »

Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing

Rosenstein's statement also came hours before an ABC report that claimed the deputy attorney general had said he might need to recuse himself from Mueller's probe. But regardless of recommendation, I was going to fire Comey. Sessions had already recused himself from the investigation, testifying earlier this week that he did so because he had worked on the Trump campaign. Read More »

Tip helps nab wanted polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

The FBI believes he used olive oil to slip a Global Positioning System tracker off his ankle, as the Deseret News reported previous year. There was a $50,000 reward issued for his arrest. Authorities had been looking for Jeffs since June 2016 when he slipped out of his Global Positioning System ankle monitor using olive oil or another lubricant and fled from a Salt Lake City house where he was on supervised home release . Read More »

Steve Scalise Has 'Improved in Last 24 Hours,' Remains in Critical Condition

Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital , but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation. They, like so many other courageous police officers, represent the very best of us. Scalise's wife, Jennifer, issued a statement saying she was thankful for the "incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes" the family has received since the shooting. Read More »

Oil falls to 5-week low on unexpected USA gasoline stock build

The spot price of benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI ) crude oil was $46.10 per barrel as of June 12, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA ). Originally, Opec members had agreed to cut production for six months beginning from the start of the year in a bid to reduce the glut of oil supplies on the shore up prices. Read More »

Shot US Congressman Scalise in Need of Additional Surgery

Sen. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. Read More »

William Hill plc's (WMH) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy" on Tuesday, August 9. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Buy" on Thursday, February 25. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of William Hill plc to an equal weight rating and set a GBX 290 ($3.67) price target for the company in a research note on Friday, February 3rd. Read More »

The Superior Energy Services (SPN) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.30

Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Superior Energy Services during the first quarter worth approximately $8,674,000. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 7.28% which for the week stands at 5.99%. The firm's revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.49) earnings per share. TAHO share have plunged by -10.72% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and retreated -10.25% in the ... Read More »

Greece obtains $13b new loans but woes not over

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Can Greece now be included in the ECB's QE program? The accord, reached by euro-area finance ministers in Luxembourg Thursday, will cap Greece's gross financing needs at 15 percent of gross domestic product for the medium term and at 20 percent thereafter, while extending maturities and deferring the interest payments on some bailout loans by as much as 15 years. Read More »

Wounded Pakistan look to overcome India for final glory

Talking about cricket, after a defeat against India in the group stage match, Pakistan team has come back strong and won all the matches so far. "They ( Pakistan ) are a good side, but we have had a good start to the tournament". India may be ahead against Pakistan in ICC tournaments by an 8-2 margin, but in all ODI tournament finals Pakistan holds a 6-2 edge in the head-to-head battle against India . Read More »

Uber CEO to take leave; report recommends broad changes

Uber's board unanimously accepted former United States attorney general Eric Holder's recommendations for improving the company. The Chief Executive Officer of Uber, Travis Kalanick, on Tuesday said he was taking an indefinite amount of time off from the company, which is now in the throes of controversy over its hostile work culture, in particular for women. Read More »

TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar Steps Down Amidst Sexual Harassment Row

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Now, the same report suggests that the new CEO, Dhawal Gussain, has his loyalty towards Tiger Global Management and is expected to salvage and then revamp the company. TOI reported on May 18 that the Mumbai police had filed a 275-page charge sheet against Kumar in the Andheri metropolitan magistrate court. Kumar was granted interim bail in April . Read More »

Two dead in blast at ammunition factory at Khadki near Pune

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However, this is not the first time a blast has been reported from the ordnance factory. The deceased, identified as Ashok Dubal (52) and Maria Rok (48) were both long-time workers in the factory. These explosives are very sensitive and they become activated by any small change in pressure or temperature, said an officer from the AFK. It is one of the oldest units under the Indian Ordnance Factories Board, which has 40-odd ordnance factories across the country working under the Ministry ... Read More »

President Trump to re-institute travel restrictions to Cuba

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The White House today confirmed that President Donald Trump will deliver a speech in Miami on U.S. policy toward Cuba tomorrow. The moves come after the USA made steps to engage Cuba during the Obama administration. The policy is a bid for Trump, to fulfill a campaign promise made, the policy will enforce a long-term ban on Americans traveling to Cuba as tourists and seeks to prevent dollars from funding Trump's administration sees as a repressive military-dominated government . Read More »

Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team

Putin's annual Q&A sessions are notorious for generating softball questions for the president. Putin likened him to fugitive Edward Snowden National Security Adviser leaker, who was offered Russian asylum. "[McCabe] said there was Russian interference in the USA election process but again gave no evidence". In fact, the United States , European Union and other countries imposed sanctions against Russian Federation after it invaded and occupied the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, and ... Read More »