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Man runs into burning building twice to save beer, police say


The Sioux Falls Police Department tweeted , "1 in custody after obstructing fire and police". According to Public Information Officer Sam Clemens, 56-year-old Michael Casteel ignored police instructions and ran inside the building. Authorities determined Casteel had a blood-alcohol content level of.082 percent, KELO reported. The fire was extinguished within 10 minutes, firefighters said. Read More »

Russian Energy Min Says Oil Market Situation Improving, Surplus Shrinking

Russian Federation has reduced its oil output by 250,000 barrels per day as of April as compared to the output recorded in October 2016, the country's Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters Apr. American production is now at its highest since August 2015. John Saucer, vice president of research and analytics at Mobius Risk Group in Houston, said the market was not jittery, noting low volatility and weak oil prices, which he said doesn't "really signal a market that's too concerned ... Read More »

Euro jumps to 5-month high in French election relief rally

Macron came in first in Sunday's vote, with just over 23 per cent; Le Pen had 21 per cent; Jean-Luc Melenchon and François Fillon each had 19 per cent. In 2002, Jean Marie Le Pen, Ms. Le Pen's father, shocked France by making it past the first round, but lost by a massive margin to Jacques Chirac, the incumbent. Read More »

Stocks under Consideration: Hasbro Inc. (HAS), Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

This was disclosed to clients in analysts report on Tuesday morning. Hasbro Inc. (HAS ) is now trading with the volume of 3.9 Million. Foundation Asset Management Lp owns 1.02 million shares or 9.65% of their USA portfolio. Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at 13.40% with earnings growth of 41.50% yoy. WMB's profit will be $90.15M for 68.14 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Le Pen welcomes Hollande's endorsement of Macron

Macron came first in the first round of the presidential race on Sunday with 24.01 percent of the vote, closely followed by Le Pen 21.30 percent. The victory for pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron, who is now expected to beat right-wing rival Marine Le Pen in a deciding vote next month, sent the pan-European STOXX 50 index up 3 percent, France's CAC40 nearly 4 percent and bank stocks more than 6 percent. Read More »

Korea watchers on why army's big day has taken a backseat


The South's Yonhap news agency reported that the exercises were North Korea's largest ever, involving some 300 or 400 pieces of artillery, but the joint chiefs did not confirm the number. Security Council resolution, country-level sanctions and worldwide diplomatic pressure. Cmdr. Jang Wook from the South Korean navy public affairs office said there is no plan for any drill. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour leader to make election visit to Cardiff

I don't think that this election is about changing the Government. A YouGov opinion poll carried out after the election was called showed May's Conservatives on 48 percent, with Labour trailing a distant second on 24 percent. May is hoping to gain a bigger majority in Parliament for her Conservatives, strengthening her negotiating hand with the EU. Polls put May's Conservatives about 20 points ahead of their rivals, which is enough to win a majority that could be over 100 seats, but the ... Read More »

Controversy over Wall Street's bull


But the sculptor behind the statue " Girl " is staring down is less than happy about these developments. This defiant little bronze statue was temporarily installed as a symbol of equality and pressure for big investment firms to add more women to their boards. Read More »

Exit polls predict AAP rout, BJP win in Delhi

The result of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) 2017 elections will be announced tomorrow (April 26) but Exit poll Delhi MCD election 2017 results are already here. Besides, BJP, AAP and Congress, Swaraj India led by Yogendra Yadav and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) led by Asaduddin Owaisi have also fielded candidates for the first time in Delhi local elections. Read More »

Witness describes tense incident involving flight attendant and woman with stroller


We need to get all the facts surrounding these incidents. A female flight attendant had given her permission to look for storage space but told the woman it would have to be checked if there was no room. The carrier had no comment on Demetrio representing the woman. The doctor reportedly suffered a concussion, lost teeth, and a broken nose. The incident - which was videotaped by other passengers and widely shared online - became an worldwide embarrassment for both the airlines and the ... Read More »

A 15% corporate tax rate could be very expensive


Reducing the tax rate and getting rid of the loopholes would allow corporations to refocus on running their business rather than tax avoidance strategies. Among the administration's stated aims are to simplify the tax code for individuals and families, lower corporate tax rates, and provide a major tax cut for the middle class. Read More »

The Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car in the world


Sales in 2016 were up 74 percent over 2015, according to IHS Markit new vehicle registrations. Ford Motor Co.'s latest achievement is Mustang's milestone. The company has long sold the Mustang in the United States, but has recently pushed an global expansion of the vehicle, with 45,000 Mustangs sold outside the U.S. Read More »

PPG launches third takeover bid for Dulux maker AkzoNobel


In what has already been a tetchy stand-off between the companies Mike McGarry, the PPG chief executive, said that the offer was " one last invitation " to enter talks. AkzoNobel reported the investment company to the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) and told Elliott to outline its relationship with PPG Industries. Read More »

U.S. stocks soar after first round of French election


Macron has run on a pro-European Union platform, while Le Pen has called for France to potentially exit the EU and ditch the Euro. EUROPE RIDING HIGH: France's CAC 40 index surged 4.1 percent, while Germany's DAX jumped 3 percent and the FTSE 100 in London rose 1.8 percent. Read More »

Police pick up wandering goats, take pics, return to owner


Two kids, baby goats, were picked up by the Belfast PD wandering near High Street early Sunday morning. Belfast is a seaport town about 45 miles (73 kilometers) east of Augusta. Fitzpatrick said the pair - named Louis and Mowgli - had been "good company" while he was on shift. "The young white one was serenading me with this goat music and the other one seems to have fallen asleep", he said. Read More »

Liverpool: Klopp needs Reds to bounce back


Palace's win was their third in a row at Anfield, Sam Allardyce's first in 14 league visits as manager and stemmed, as he claimed, from a deliberate ploy to target the Reds' defensive issues. But again we concede a goal after a set piece. "Crystal Palace are a good side but we dominated the game, that was clear". We have to be clever, smarter in that position. Read More »

Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal

The Chicago Department of Aviation on Monday released the officer's report of the incident, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by The Associated Press. After they finally got Dao off the plane, he lay down and "claimed to be a diabetic". Videos of the event do not show this moment clearly. "As indicated in the Directive, 'the safety of innocent persons and officers is of paramount importance, '" the memo reads. Read More »

Miner Freeport's sales take hit from Indonesia export ban


Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 37,763 shares of the company's stock , valued at $575,508.12. Finally, Vetr lowered shares of Freeport-McMoRan from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $15.53 price objective for the a report on Tuesday, January 10th. Read More »

Nene's flawless game puts Thunder on the brink


Throughout the entire regular season, the team only went through three losing streaks, and only one such streak was longer than two games. Russell Westbrook bristled after the game when reporters pointed out that his team seem unable to score while he is on the bench. Read More »

U.S. state executes two inmates hours apart


Minutes after midazolam had been injected, "Mr. Jones was moving his lips and gulping for air. The jury sentenced Jack Jones to death, and his sentence was upheld by judges and reviewed thoroughly in courts of appeal at each level", Gov. Jones said earlier this month that he was ready for execution. He used a wheelchair and he'd had a leg amputated in prison because of diabetes. Arkansas initially planned to execute eight inmates over 11 days before a drug used in executions could expire. Read More »

Bruins eliminated from playoffs in 3-2 OT loss


ABOUT THE CAPITALS (58-19-5-5 SU, 37-50 ATS, 39-33 O/U): Tom Wilson made his mark with an overtime goal in Game 1, igniting a three-tally barrage in the first four contests of the series before being benched in Game 5 after the Toronto native put forth an undisciplined performance. Read More »

Caterpillar 1Q results top Street, boosts outlook


Shares jumped 6 percent in Tuesday premarket trading. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of Caterpillar Inc. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 24th will be paid a $0.77 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 20th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.27%. Read More »

Russia, Syria and the Fears of the West


Johnson vowed that Britain and its allies would gather evidence for "war crimes prosecutions for those responsible" for the chemical attack. Lavrov on Friday expressed skepticism about a preliminary investigation conducted by the U.N.'s chemical-weapon watchdog. Read More »

China's leader urges restraint on North Korea in call with Trump

A separate editorial on the North's propaganda website Uriminzokkiri Monday claimed that the dispatching of the Carl Vinson signalled a war: "It is proof that an invasion of the North is nearing day by day". Matching the flurry of diplomatic and military activity in North Asia, the State Department in Washington said on Monday U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would chair a special ministerial meeting of the U.N. Read More »

Sharks vs. Oilers 2017 live stream

The Sharks were 1 for 6 with the man advantage while Edmonton was 1 for 3. Talbot made 41 saves while Jones stopped 17 pucks. "I think it's going to irritate some people who paid good money", 11-year season ticket holder Ryan Batty said. Read More »

Oil-Producers Might Extend Agreement on Cutting Outputs


Mr Al Falih had previously been reluctant to commit to a deal extension because of worries that other producers would get a "free ride" from the kingdom's efforts, while his country suffers economically from the cuts it has made. Oil prices ticked higher initially after the comments from Saudi Arabia's energy minister, but quickly lost steam as analysts say the remark only stirred up more uncertainty. Read More »

Trump wants to slash taxes on businesses

President Donald Trump has pledged a massive tax cut and said the middle class would benefit. Still, a plan that makes the USA budget deficit grow could have serious trouble clearing the Republican-controlled Congress. "If it is going to rely on the principle that tax cuts can pay for themselves, history has demonstrated that tax policies move the growth needle a bit but no more than that". Read More »

Defence's CSD suspends sale of Patanjali's Amla Juice


They said "further action" will be taken on receipt of a reply from the firm. Summary: Amla Juice was one of the Patanjali's first consumer launches which helped establish the company's credentials in the consumer business. It is not the first time that the Rs 5,000-crore Ayurved company will be locking horns with the regulators. This is the same lab which had detected high lead levels and MSG in the packets of Nestle Maggi noodles two years ago. Read More »

Trump Administration Refrains From Tagging Any Country 'Currency Manipulator'

In order for a country to be labeled a currency manipulator by the US Treasury, the treasury determines three criteria: the size of the country's current trade surplus with the US; the size of the country's trade surplus with the rest of the world; and the number of times the country intervened in currency markets in recent months. Read More »

Ontario tries to temper rising Toronto home prices with new tax

Sales in Vancouver cooled previous year in the wake of a tax on foreign buyers. - The foreign buyers tax won't apply to refugees and immigrant nominees, and a rebate could be available for those who get citizenship later. Ontario's government will also work with municipalities to identify provincially owned surplus land that could be used for affordable and rental housing development. Read More »