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Trump budget would slash vital funding for arts, science


Lindsey Graham of SC, a Republican, vowed that proposed State Department cut in the diplomatic corps and foreign aid would be "dead on arrival". "I'm not willing to sacrifice security to pay for a few defense contracts", he said. By comparison, the funding for these other programs amounts to little more than a rounding error. Those cuts "ushered in a new age of homelessness with a dramatic increase in the number of people sleeping on the streets, in cars, and in shelters", the group's ... Read More »

Purplebricks Group (LON:PURP) Broker Price Targets


The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the past year is GBX 94.20 ($1.15). Barclays PLC lowered shares of Premier Oil PLC to an "equal weight" rating and set a GBX 100 ($1.22) target price for the a research report on Monday, January 9th. Read More »

Asking prices for United Kingdom homes show solid gain in Feb-March - Rightmove


While U.K. prices gained 2.3 percent from a year earlier, that's significantly weaker than the 7.6 percent pace seen in March 2016. Both East and West Midlands saw prices rise by 2.1% on-month. Meanwhile, in Greater London, the report showed prices had grown 1.4% on-month and 0.9% on an annual basis. "Accessibly and conveniently located in the middle of the country, the area offers mid-range and relatively affordable prices at an average of around £200,000, whilst also exhibiting local ... Read More »

Why was Mahira Khan pleading with Ranbir Kapoor


Following their meeting, a video of them has gone viral on social media. The pictures and a backstage video of the duo is taking the internet by storm! Ranbir looked dapper in dark tuxedo while Mahira kept it elegant with a red Faraz Manan's outfit. Read More »

Bennet, Gardner will introduce Gorsuch at confirmation hearing


But because judges are people, Gorsuch's views on these questions are quite likely to be influenced by his exposure to cases in which Chevron doctrine has far more uncomfortable effects in terms of allocating the responsibility for "saying what the law is" between agencies and courts. Read More »

Jat agitation called off after marathon talks


It, however, said there will be no exit from Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan and Lok Kalyan Marg stations in the heart of the capital on the Yellow Line on Monday. The All India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti (AIJASS), which is spearheading the agitation demanding reservations in education and government jobs, has given a call for a march to the national capital to gherao Parliament and to hold dharnas on the Delhi border blocking all highways to press for its demands. Read More »

Trump to release 'hard power budget' with cuts to State Dept, EPA


One of the more surprising angles to President Trump's budget proposal is how the general consensus in Washington seems to be that it would hurt his own voters the most. Still, some are optimistic that even if not everything in Trump's budget will pass Congress, the government will make some progress toward conservative goals. Read More »

Price Target Estimates: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Kimco Realty Corp (KIM) made into the market gainers list on Wednesdays trading session with the shares advancing 2.75% or 0.61 points. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.74%. Getty Realty has a payout ratio of 86%, which means that the dividend is covered by earnings. Read More »

Gold inches lower amid Fed rate hike expectations


Shares of large USA pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies sold off after a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump on the need to lower drug prices. Stocks in Europe traded slightly lower as weak corporate earnings and the biggest fall in German industrial orders since the depths of the global financial crisis weighed on sentiment. Read More »

No Evidence of Collusion Between Trump, Moscow - US House Intelligence Committee

And that's what I wish he would explain to us on the Intelligence Committee and to the American people. "It's not if they're treating us differently than another committee". But more than that I think we want to share with the country why we're so concerned about the issue of U.S. person involvement. There is little belief, even among Trump loyalists, that Trump's accusations will be vindicated. Read More »

'Beauty and the Beast' Crosswalk Musical a 1.4M Viral Hit


However, does that mean it delivered the magic? "The nature of a live performance is that you enjoy somebody just pouring their heart out, you know?" he says. For example, the issues of Stockholm syndrome, bestiality, and the Prince's age are all fixed. My favorite thing about these characters is that we get to know them as these objects before meeting the people behind them; once that happens, their personalities and quirks make all the sense in the world. Read More »

President of embattled Uber quits after just six months


In a letter to employees Sunday, CEO Travis Kalanick said that Jones made the decision after the company said it would hire a chief operating officer. "This is the first time I've been willing to admit that I need leadership help and I intend to get it". He brought in Uber adviser and former USA attorney general Eric Holder to conduct an internal investigation and began his hunt for a COO. Read More »

CRA website back online after repairs for 'internet vulnerability'


The services include ones such as "My Account", "My Business Account", "Netfile", "EFILE" and "Auto-Fill My Return". Services were restored to normal on Sunday evening. The "critical vulnerability" allowed hackers to take nearly complete control of web servers used by banks, government agencies, and large Internet firms. Read More »

BCCI's new constitution: North East, Bihar, Uttarakhand in; Mumbai out


On January 30, the Supreme Court appointed a four-member panel of administrators to manage the affairs of the cricket board and report on whether it has complied with the Lodha Committee's recommendations. However, the new constitution clarifies that the proposed nine-year clause covers administration over BCCI and state associations collectively. Of all these, the 41-times Ranji Trophy victor Mumbai has the biggest clout, and if the latest constitution uploaded on the BCCI website is to ... Read More »

Banks says he'll support new health-care bill, with changes


Lawmakers at the meeting include Rep. Gary Palmer, a Republican from Alabama, who voted against the plan in a House budget committee vote. Yarmuth said the bill was an "ideological" document that Republicans were rushing through the House so that they wouldn't have to talk about it. Read More »

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (KTOS) Position Decreased by Putnam Investments LLC

For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1.6, current ratio was 1.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 1.56 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 1.56. (NASDAQ:KTOS) reported its Actual EPS of $0.02/share. closed its last trading session at $7.02 with the gain of 4.42%. (NASDAQ: KTOS ) remains a strong buy in the latest set of rankings. The sell-side target prices range from $8.5 to $14. Read More »

SpaceX capsule returns space station science to Earth

The Dragon cargo ship parachuted into the Pacific on Sunday off the Southern California coast. Just after 5 a.m., NASA and SpaceX announced that the capsule had detached from the space station and completed its necessary three departure burns to begin making its way back to earth. Read More »

AARP Opposes Health-Care Replacement Plan


President Trump hopes these changes will appeal to House conservatives. Last week, the speaker outlined the steps lawmakers and the administration will take to repeal and replace Obamacare. Trump did not want to alarm those in favor of the original bill, as he claimed... Some oppose the legislation on the grounds that it will dramatically reduce the number of people insured in the U.S. Read More »

Trump's $1.1tr budget seeks to boost military


Mulvaney called the blueprint an " America First " spending plan, a "hard-power budget" that moves spending from soft-power programs like foreign aid and into building up the military itself. The federal government employs more than 2m civilians. "It just so happens that much of the foreign aid that the President talked about in the campaign, much of the money that goes to climate research, green energy, those types of things, they're actually in the State Department budget", he noted. Read More »

Cong, NC meet, talk strategy for bypolls


Giving credit of the victory in recent assembly polls in the states to the party workers, BJP National Vice-President and J&K Incharge, Avinash Rai Khanna said the BJP's next target is to register splendid victory in 2019. "We condemn threatening of people not to vote". "We took the view of the party workers on the by-polls and we will discuss that within our team here". Read More »

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ:MPEL) Reviewed By Analysts

A low P/S can also be effective in valuing growth stocks that have suffered a temporary setback. They now have a United States dollars 22.3 price target on the stock. The last session's volume of 3.76 million shares was higher than its average volume of 3.45 million shares. The median estimate represents a +20.58% increase from the last price of 17.83. Read More »

Angus Robertson tells PM May indyref2 'will not be denied'

Fancy moving to Scotland? Mrs May's fundamentalist interpretation of the Brexit referendum-that it requires departure from the EU's single market and an end to free movement to and from the continent-ignores the concerns of Scots, who voted to remain , and creates an intractable problem for Northern Ireland, which shares a land border with the EU. Read More »

Factory production rose for 6th straight time in February


Looking more closely at the February manufacturing data, durable and nondurable goods production was up 0.6 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. The prior month was revised up from an initially reported 0.2 percent increase. The Fed's figures showed well drilling is up 31 percent over the past year. Manufacturing output in February was led by fabricated metals, machinery and plastics, paper and rubber production. Read More »

Adiyanath vows to work for all sections without discrimination


The one who works more than his words. The party of India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, runs on a religious nationalist platform, arguing the country's identity and culture are inherently Hindu in character. Hindu colour Mr Adityanath, who always dresses in the Hindu colour of saffron, is the head priest of Gorakhnath Mutt, a temple in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Read More »

JCPenney will close 7 stores in MI

With its remaining 876 stores, JCPenney will still have at least one location in 49 states and Puerto Rico. Last month , the company announced it was closing 130-140 stores in order to compete with online retailers. "We believe the relevance of our brick and mortar portfolio will be driven by the implementation of these initiatives consistently to a larger percent of our stores", Marvin Ellison, company CEO, said in the release. Read More »

Brokerages Set KAZ Minerals PLC (KAZ) Price Target at $265.00


Peel Hunt upped their price target on shares of Antofagasta plc from GBX 800 ($9.78) to GBX 865 ($10.58) and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an "overweight" rating on shares of Schroders plc in a report on Monday, February 13th. The company has market cap of 8.32 billion GBP. Read More »

G20 drops anti-protectionist pledge after U.S. pressure


It is the willingness of other G20 countries to agree to the revision that is perhaps more surprising. The statement came in the backdrop of President Donald Trump administration's pushback against anti-protectionism, so that trade must benefit USA companies and workers, according to reports . Read More »

Detroit rock guitarists salute Chuck Berry


Police said Saturday they responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road around 12:40 p.m. Kiss musician Gene Simmons wrote: "My profound respect and admiration to one of the founding fathers of rock and roll, who sadly passed today - the late, great CHUCK BERRY ". Read More »

Paul Ryan: AHCA has to do more for older Americans


Even as Ryan said he felt "very good" about the health bill's prospects in the House, a leading conservative lawmaker told the C-Span "Newsmakers" program that there were now 40 Republican "no" votes in the House. Poorer, older Americans would be especially hard hit with higher premiums and less generous government assistance to buy insurance. Paul added that the House GOP plan doesn't "fix the fundamental problem of Obamacare", which he said are the mandates on insurance companies. Read More »

G-20 Drops Anti-Protectionist Pledge as Trump Stance Goes Global


Delegates said the U.S. team was unable to commit as they had not been given instructions from Washington to do so at the meeting in the western German spa town of Baden-Baden. and then finding a substitute that would also uphold free trade. "We have a means to address that", Mnuchin said, referring to White House advisors' belief that Chinese and German goods are priced too low in the U.S. Read More »

China's LeEco to sell Silicon Valley site amid cash crunch


The EcoCity should have housed up to 12,000 LeEco staff members. According to a report from Reuters , the company has sold the property to Genzon Group for a hefty $260 million. The company has also reportedly reduced its workforce across the United States, with sources telling Reuters that the number of staff in its current San Jose, California office has been cut by as much as half. Read More »

At Mnuchin's First Big Meeting, G20 Shies From Endorsing Free Trade


The U.S., represented by Steven Mnuchin in his first appearance at an global forum as Treasury Secretary, argued that trade arrangements need to be made fairer, in line with the administration's claims the U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has previously expressed its will to make global trade rules fairer, raising concerns among exporting nations like Germany. Read More »

Care bill vote in House to be held next week

But some conservatives, having ousted the last House speaker, were beginning to grumble openly about Ryan's leadership. As introduced, the proposal would end Medicaid's open-ended entitlement status, moving in fiscal year 2020 to a system of limited federal financing. Read More »