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Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack

Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said Saturday that the attack a day earlier on a compound of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army killed or wounded dozens of soldiers and other personnel. The Mazar-e Sharif base is home to the Afghan National Army's 209 Corps, whose primary function is to provide security in the country's northern region. Read More »

United CEO Oscar Munoz: No one has been fired over passenger incident

It's too soon to say whether the incident has affected customers' willingness to travel with United, particularly since it happened during the week before Easter, when the airline typically sees fewer passengers, executives said. The incident shined a new light on the practice of overbooking, which airlines increasingly rely upon to avoid losing money on seats left when some passengers do not show up for scheduled flights. Read More »

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) has a Market value of 185.6 Million


Citigroup Inc dropped their price target on shares of Cobalt International Energy from $1.00 to $0.50 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research report on Monday, March 27th. These analysts will typically also include ratings and estimates in their reports. The good news is there's still room for the share price to grow. Read More »

Ontario Set to Unveil Its Plan to Cool Toronto Housing

CBC Toronto first broke the news when Housing Minister Chris Ballard said the government would move to remove the 1991 rule after residents complained of massive rent spikes. He has said speculators are reselling contracts for pre-construction homes multiple times before closing, using assignment clauses. - Set timelines for elevator repairs to be established in consultation with the sector and the Technical Standards & Safety Authority. Read More »

Naveen Patnaik's Second Delhi Visit In A Month Begins Today


Sometimes they purchase ministers, MLAs and whatever they can". The BJP is trying to divide people on the basis of caste, creed, religion - amongst Hindus also. Banerjee said she and her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik did not discuss politics during their meeting here. The two chief ministers were addressing the press together and iterated that the meeting was not a political one in nature but was rather a meeting out of courtesy. Read More »

Trump Signs Order for Tax Reform and Dodd-Frank Revamp


They have no idea what they re doing. Wall Street banks aren't buying the White House line that tax reform can be OK'd this year. But they also agree that more needs to be done for those left behind, and the new Trump administration is letting it be known that it intends to make sure that America's trade deals are fair for U.S. Read More »

After dairy, Trump takes swipe at Canada over lumber and energy


Reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement was a central campaign promise while Trump was running for President. Trump said on Thursday "what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace ". Schumer said he and Trump agreed to work with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on the issue along with Wisconsin Sen. After meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, he lauded the bilateral trade relationship, saying it required only tweaking. Read More »

OPEC Chief Sees Oil Producers Closer to Re-Balancing Market

The market received a modicum of support from comments on Wednesday by Mohammed Barkindo, secretary-general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, that the group was committed to cutting inventories. United States crude production continued to increase with a gain of close to 10% from levels seen in mid-2016, although the rate of increase was slower than the previous few weeks. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's political strategy boosts North Korea weapons program


It was the fifth statement the Security Council has adopted on North Korea this year, all with Chinese support. Ahead of the "Day of the Sun" on April 15, one of the biggest celebrations in the North Korean calendar, North Korea analysts said satellite images showed Pyongyang was "primed and ready" for a sixth nuclear test. Read More »

Canadian Home Prices Soared 19% in March as Sales Edged Higher


Foreigners are believed to make up a smaller proportion of buyers in Toronto's housing market, but exact figures are unknown as the government does not keep statistics on foreign buyers. The Ontario Liberals' new plan to help curb soaring home prices and curtail questionable rental practices, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area, was met with mixed reaction Thursday. Read More »

From Carrier Flight Deck, Pence Warns N. Korea: "The Sword Stands Ready"

Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz class aircraft carrier undergoing scheduled maintenance at its home port of Yokosuka, Pence said USA intentions remained unwavering in the face of the threat posed by the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions, most recently with a failed missile launch on Sunday. Read More »

Harley-Davidson Releases First Quarter 2017 Results


The company's shipments in the United States - its biggest market - fell 20.6 percent to 45,784 motorcycles in the quarter ended March 26. A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. Read More »

India Will See Normal Monsoon This Year, Says IMD


The Indian Meteorological Department on Tuesday announced that monsoon is likely to be normal this year. "There will be good distribution of rain throughout the country", said KJ Ramesh , IMD's director-general of meteorology in the long-range forecast for 2017. Read More »

Oil dips, hits 11-day low as US shale output seen surging


Meanwhile, on NYMEX ( New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the U.S. light crude oil decreased $0.11 to stand at $52.30. Brent touched $54.76 intraday, its lowest since April 7. The energy minister of OPEC member the United Arab Emirates predicted healthy oil demand growth this year and said inventories would fall, but it would take time. Read More »

Theranos reaches $4.65 million settlement with Arizona Attorney General office


In January, the Arizona attorney general's office began gearing up to launch a lawsuit against Theranos and its subsidiaries, alleging consumer fraud. Any future violations of the agreement could lead to thousands of dollars in fines. Last month, The Wall Street Journal reported that Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was offering to give investors her personal shares of the company for free if they agreed not to sue . Read More »

Canada announces plans to legalize marijuana by July 2018


Adults would be allowed to produce legal cannabis products such as food or drinks, for personal use at home. The federal government has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana, while placing strict limits on selling to minors and drug-impaired driving. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

The People's Republican Party (CHP) filed the request with the Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) on April 18, challenging the results of the April 16 referendum on grounds that it was "illegitimate" because of voting irregularities - including the use of unstamped ballot papers. Read More »

United Airlines to testify at hearing after violent video surfaces

Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor who was seen in video being dragged off a United flight a week ago, will likely sue the airline, his attorney said on Thursday. "I'm sure there was lots of conjecture about me personally", said Munoz. He initially supported employees and blamed Dao, calling him "disruptive and belligerent". Read More »

Trump congratulates Erdogan on victory in constitutional referendum

Mr Yildirim said the "the path to seek rights" should be limited to legal objections and urged the opposition to accept the vote's outcome. U.S. President Donald Trump calls Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on April 17, 2017 to congratulate him on constitutional referendum "victory". Read More »

Stocks Trend Analysis L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB), Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES)


Analysts await Hess Corp. Bollard Group LLC now owns 10,304 shares of the company's stock worth $553,000 after buying an additional 54 shares in the last quarter. The ex-dividend date was Monday, March 13th. Hess Corp.'s payout ratio is -5.06%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was originally published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Read More »

ABB Ltd (ABB) Earns Buy Rating from Morgan Stanley


On average, equities research analysts anticipate that ABB will post $1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year. Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. raised its position in ABB by 4.8% in the third quarter. LLC acquired a new position in ABB during the third quarter worth about $216,000. The stock diminished about -3.62% in the past 5 years, this negative value indicates that the stock constantly going down in previous years as well. Read More »

Celtics rout Bulls to close series deficit

We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats here throughout the game. He was the clear-cut starter when the season began, but Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg chose to bench him a couple of months in as the team continues to struggle. Read More »

Oil hits two-week low as gasoline inventories build

Global benchmark Brent crude futures fell 11 cents, trading at $55.25 a barrel, while Brent touched $54.76 intraday, its lowest since April 7. Latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed US output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day last week, the highest level since August 2015. Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull heads to PNG, India

Prime Minister Turnbull's visit to India is an attempt to change gears, especially in the context of China's aggressive pitch to step into the void created by the new USA administration's Americafirst withdrawal from active engagement across the Pacific. Read More »

Analyst Stock Ratings: Danaher Corporation (DHR), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO)


The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 0.97 against an industry average of 1.04. However, on the flip side, sluggish economic conditions across key operating regions and unfavorable currency translations pose as threats. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. Read More »

United Airlines Passenger Hires Chicago Lawyer


Also Wednesday, a Chicago alderman said representatives from United and the city's Aviation Department have been summoned before a city council committee to answer questions about the confrontation at O'Hare Airport. Before they began picking names, United offered passengers Dollars 400 and a hotel room to give up their seats, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Read More »

United execs get dragged to testify on Capitol Hill

That goes for business from customers in China, where backlash was particularly fierce, said Munoz, who said he spoke with officials with the Chinese consulate after the incident and expects to address it with customers during a previously planned China trip in a couple of weeks. Read More »