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Meira Kumar is Opposition's Presidential nominee

Questioning Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Raos support to NDAs presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind, Congress leader S Jaipal Reddy today opined it is "dangerous" to make a person with "political education in RSS school" the president. Read More »

We're not involved in Warmbier's death, says N/Korea

How low can the North Korean regime go? Officials also denied allegations that Warmbier had been tortured during his time in the prison. North Korea has blamed the death of Otto Warmbier , whom it released in a coma after 17 months' detention, on Obama's " strategic patience " policy. Read More »

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Russian Federation need to beat Mexico in Kazan to avoid their prospects hinging on a Portugal loss, while a point would be enough for the Mexicans to advance. As long as Portugal avoid defeat against New Zealand on Saturday they will qualify for the semi-finals. "If we do well, we will take a step forward, and we keep growing as a team capable of playing against any team". Read More »

Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide

President Xi Jinping called for rescuers to "spare no effort" in their search for survivors, according to CCTV. "The government expresses deep consolation and condolences to the Chinese government and people over the casualties and property damage caused by the landslide in Mao County, Sichuan province", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Read More »

Intu Properties PLC (INTU) Receives Sell Rating from Liberum Capital

The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 12 by Macquarie Research. Among 7 analysts covering Tyman ( LON:TYMN ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. The firm has "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, August 15. 10/05/2017 - GB Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. Read More »

For purist Whole Foodies, Amazon's takeover triggers downmarket angst

The reason for the violent stock market reaction to the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods is obvious: while the deal isn't final - it's possible other bidders will emerge - Amazon is clearly willing to make a bold move to get into the offline grocery business and when such a move is officially consumated, it will be highly disruptive. Read More »

Several London tower blocks are evacuated

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Some residents said they learned about the evacuation on television news hours before officials came knocking on doors. The council said residents would be out of their homes for three to four weeks while it completes fire-safety upgrades. Read More »

Why Can't Some Planes Fly in Hot Weather?

With temperatures approaching record highs this week in Phoenix , Arizona, American Airlines has had to cancel more than 40 flights in and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor simply because the planes can not take off. "So if we didn't have these hot temperatures right now, we wouldn't have any chance for a monsoon later on in the year". High heat also means a plane climbs at a lower rate, said pilot Patrick Smith, author of the book " Cockpit Confidential ". Read More »

US Federal Reserve hikes rates again as confidence in the economy grows

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Although the rate hike was widely expected, market participants had feared that a recent slowdown in economic activity would dampened expectations of a total three rate hikes in 2017. Later today, the Bank of England is expected to leave UK interest rates unchanged at historic lows of 0.25% on the basis that fast-rising UK inflation is being imported because of weaker sterling rather than signalling any overheating of the UK economy . Read More »

Oil prices fall on OPEC output increase, rising United States crude stocks

Following the close, crude prices slipped after industry group the American Petroleum Institute said crude stocks rose by a surprising 2.8 million barrels for the week to June 9, counter to forecasts for a 2.7 million-barrel drawdown. "Our first outlook for 2018 makes sobering reading for those producers looking to restrain supply", the IEA said in its monthly oil market report. Read More »

Government health insurance markets holding up, barely

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Profit must be taken out of health care. I've also heard from health care providers, who have told me they likely won't be able to deliver numerous essential services their patients and communities need if the Republican plan is enacted. The White House statement does apply in a more limited sense. Paradoxically, that will primarily hurt not poor customers but millions of middle-class people like the Gorens, who earn too much to qualify for premium assistance under the law and will bear ... Read More »

Boeing outsells rivals at Paris Air Show

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Boeing secured twice as much in order value at the Paris Air Show as rival Airbus , marking the U.S. plane-maker's first victory in five years at the aviation industry's annual showcase. The fact that the orders and commitments now consist of 25% lessor orders, shows that there is a certain level of confidence in demand for the product and technical performance. Read More »

Qatar Airways wants to buy 10% of American Airlines

The move comes after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates severed ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups and Iran. " Qatar Airways will make all necessary regulatory filings at the appropriate time", it said. Shares of American shot up 5.2 percent in pre-market trading to $50.90. Read More »

Trump Executive Order Ramps Up Apprenticeship Programs

Department of Labor to create the first ever federally registered hospitality sector apprenticeship program. The order doubles funding for apprenticeship grants to $200 million by pulling money allotted for existing job-training programs. Read More »

More than 120 people buried in southwest China landslide

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They were taken to Maoxian County People's Hospital and none suffered life-threatening injuries. "It´s the biggest landslide in this area since the Wenchuan quake", said Wang Yongbo, one of the officials in charge of rescue efforts, referring to the disaster that killed 87,000 people in 2008 in a town in Sichuan. Read More »

NMC Health (LON:NMC) Analyst Target Changes

Owens now has $3.78B valuation. The stock increased 0.73% or GBX 2.3 on June 13, reaching GBX 317.3. 2165237 shares were traded during the session. It has underperformed by 11.58% the S&P500. Numis Securities maintained Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) rating on Tuesday, February 23. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research given on Monday, June 13. Read More »

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Closed its Previous Trade at $11.59

The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $61.1. The company had revenue of $16.39 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.03 billion. Therefore 39% are positive. Corvex LP has invested 0.5% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by Howard Weil. Read More »

Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American Airlines

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American said it does not change the company's stance that the Trump administration needs to renegotiate Open Skies agreements to limit route expansion by oil-rich Gulf carriers, including Qatar , Etihad , and Emirates , whose foreign governments spend "massive subsidies" that threaten the US aviation industry. Read More »

Georgia Police Capture Escaped Inmates After Three Day Hunt

At one point, the escapees told the couple to make up a false story about what had happened "and threatened that they would be back if they didn't", he added. CT, Swing said Dubose and Rowe made a decision to leave and stole the couple's Jeep Cherokee. The pair was eventually captured in the rural community of Christiana, Tennessee , according to Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles, thus bringing a multi-day manhunt that spanned multiple states to a close. Read More »

Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us

After all, not only had he just launched a new military offensive against Bashar al Assad's government - putting the United States on more than one side in Syria's civil war - but there's also the fact that American troops are already serving in Syria . Read More »

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths at Confed Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo , left, celebrates with Pepe after scoring his side's first goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal , at the St. The hosts were unlucky not to force an equalizer after a string of chances in a strong second-half display. Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final corner in added time . Read More »

Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

A spokesman for Arizona's current governor, Republican Doug Ducey, said the governor was studying the GOP bill. It's the first step in a massive redistribution of wealth from struggling wage-earners to the rich - a theft of historic proportions. Read More »

Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

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But in the same speech Tuesday night, Handel also thanked President Donald Trump , underscoring her campaign's triumph over the anti-Trump resistance in the traditionally Republican district. But as Democrats are eager to point out, there are many more districts _ anywhere from 71 to 94, depending on how it's calculated _ that are more competitive than Georgia's 6th District. Read More »

Are Analysts Bearish Iomart Group Plc (LON:IOM) After Last Week?

It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.02, from 2.04 in 2016Q3. Nomura Asset Mgmt invested in 1,890 shares. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, April 26. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Atlantic Securities given on Friday, March 11. Read More »

Incredible Hands From Codie Taylor As New Zealand Catch Lions Napping

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The All Blacks skill level is unsurpassed in world rugby and that combined with their superior fitness got them home with room to spare. And I mean down and dirty in the most respectful way. The All Blacks only conceded six penalties, though they could easily have been done for more than that. "And there's several areas where we need to be better at the set-piece. Read More »

Federal Reserve interest rates since 2001

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In her post-meeting statement, Yellen outlined the expected plans to reduce the reinvestment of principal payments from maturing securities. She added that the balance sheet normalization could be put into effect "relatively soon". However, it raised its forecast for US GDP growth from 2.1 percent (y/y) to 2.2 percent (y/y) in full-year 2017 and sees a bigger decline in unemployment than its previous forecast. Read More »

Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

The president wrote Thursday: "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". "The Republican playbook for the past four election cycles has been very focused, very clear: It's been an attack on our leader", Ms. Tuesday's wake-up call mirrored just how far they have to go to even get out of the batter's box. None of that suggests that Pelosi faces an immediate challenge to her leadership. Read More »

Veterans gather to raise Armed Forces Flag in Petersfield

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Today the armed forces community will parade down the Royal Mile. The Armed Forces flag was also flying above Leeds Town Hall and Leeds Civic Hall. He said: "The armed forces are always ready now to deploy in aid of the police, as back-up for the armed police and in aid of local authorities". Read More »

The Pittsburgh Penguins close out another Cup title

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He started his career with the Penguins just as Mario Lemieux was wrapping up his Hall of Fame career. No one really even comes close. Beyond talent, making the best of it seems to lie in a competitive drive that's left teammates, coaches and opponents in awe. Read More »

Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE) Recent Analyst Updates

Linscomb And Williams holds 130,575 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il invested in 3,000 shares. Jane Street Limited Com, a New York-based fund reported 5,644 shares. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was maintained by Investec. Liberum Capital maintained Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) on Monday, April 25 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Toshiba rescues half-built Georgia nuclear plant

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Georgia Power and its parent company, Southern Co., have reached an agreement with Westinghouse Electric to complete the long-delayed Vogtle nuclear plant expansion, but the ultimate fate of the plant remains unclear. Concern for Westinghouse has largely focused on whether or not one or another of the major players in the drama - Southern Company or Toshiba - would step up to the plate and announced that funds to complete the expansion project were secured. Read More »

North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

State Department officials at the funeral included Joseph Yun, the State Department's special representative for North Korea , and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, ABC News reported . Mr. Rodman said his main mission is to bring basketball to the isolated country, but that Warmbier's release was an added bonus. He'd been accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner. Read More »