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China voices opposition to THAAD deployment, vows military training


Still, he said , the United States goal is to bring the North's leader to "his senses, not to his knees". "I think we'll be doing some - soon". The briefing team was to meet later with House members in the Capitol. “We know that the two launchers kept in the US Army unit of Wakgok-gun, Chilgok-gun are surely deployed, ” a South Korean official told Yonhap on Wednesday morning. Read More »

FCC head spells out plan to roll back net neutrality


The rules were meant to ensure an open internet, meaning that no content could be blocked by broadband providers and that the internet is not divided into pay-to-play fast lanes for internet and media companies that can afford it and slow lanes for everyone else. Read More »

Australian Government ends visa programme that allowed overseas temporary workers

The immigration minister said yesterday the 457 visa "brand" had been "tarnished beyond all repair" by the former Labor government allowing so many foreign workers entry into Australia. Also, more than 200 jobs will come off the list of professions eligible for temporary work visas. Occupations such as sales & marketing managers, advertising managers, web designers, and a raft of ICT roles will only be available on a two-year temporary skills visa. Read More »

Polypipe Group Plc (LON:PLP) Noted As 'Buy' In Update From Berenberg

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 247 ($3.16), for a total value of £11,907.87 ($15,223.56). The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 15th. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright legislation. Read More »

PM Modi flags off 'Regional Connectivity Scheme for Civil Aviation' from Shimla


Currently, it takes 10 hours to reach Shimla from Delhi, which will be reduced to about an hour with Air India's new flight. To encourage investment in the RCS sector, the Government a year ago threw open the regional connectivity sector for 100 per cent FDI under its National Civil Aviation Policy compared to an earlier 49 per cent on the automatic route. Read More »

Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected


In the wake of trail derailments, seemingly endless delays and a full-on stampede at Penn Station, Amtrak announced Thursday that it will pursue an "aggressive" improvement initiative for the station. Moorman repeatedly declined to answer how many tracks will be taken out during the summer, saying only that the agencies were working together to hammer out a plan that would minimize disruptions to passengers. Read More »

Best Stocks To Invest: LSB Industries, Inc. (LXU), Zoetis Inc. (ZTS)

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for LSB Industries, Inc . ROBOTTI & COMPANY, LLC is the second biggest holder with 2 million shares now valued at 18.37 million whilst Tontine Associates LLC has 2 million shares valued at 17.67 million. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Still, LSB Industries, Inc .is another stock burning short sellers today, as nearly 32% of its float is sold short. Read More »

India, Armenia Sign 3 Agreements


Over the next two days, he will meet the Polish president and the prime minister, who will host a banquet in the vice presidents honour. Ansari also revealed the message he left in the guestbook of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. Read More »

Axis Bank shares down almost 3% as Q4 profit declines


The provisions and contingencies in Q4FY17 more than doubled to Rs 2,581 crore as against Rs 1,168 crore in same quarter previous year. The company's net profit decreased to Rs 1,225.10 crore from Rs 2,154.28 crore reported in the fourth quarter of 2015-16. Read More »

Wall Street 'Charging Bull' sculptor calls for 'Fearless Girl' to be removed


Some, like the firm responsible for "Fearless Girl", might argue that the bull is a symbol of Wall Street, notoriously a men's club, but Di Modica says that he supports women's rights - as long as they're not getting in his way. In fact, he is calling on New York City authorities to relocate " Fearless Girl ", claiming it detracts from his artwork and violates his rights as an artist. Read More »

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

The report also lays out a series of policy changes United plans to make to "avoid putting our customers, employees and partners into impossible situations" and "become a more customer-focused airline". Starting in August, the report said, the company will provide "annual training for frontline employees to enhance their skills on an ongoing basis that will equip them to handle the most hard of situations". Read More »

Year Earning Growth of Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) is reported at 0

Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at -20.30% with earnings growth of 261.30% yoy. 9 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $545.11 Million for the current quarter. Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. Usually, the ROE ratio's between 12-15 percent are considered desirable. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus' Case Leaks, Hints At A Dual Camera Setup


BGR India reached out to Xiaomi, and here's what the company spokesperson told us."Mi 6 is coming to select global markets at a later date but we have no intimation of India date or availability as of now". Xiaomi Mi 6 packs a dual rear camera of 12 MP each with 4K video recording. The said phone could be "Mi Mix 2 or it could be Mi Note 2" the report further said. Read More »

Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency


He was refused and told to stay seated. Hamilton had made his quick run at the bathroom after waiting for nearly two hours. A passenger sitting near Mr Hamilton on the plane said the treatment the DJ received was "outrageous". "I haven't done anything hostile". For the one minute Hamilton spent in the washroom, the flight was delayed for about two hours. Hamilton, 39, a disc jockey and poet who moved to Milwaukee a year ago, is an artist in residence at an Milwaukee public school, ... Read More »

SC Extended Sahara Chief Subrata Roy's Parole Till June 15


A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra, Ranjan Gogoi and AK Sikri granted relief to Roy to the extent of accepting two post-dated cheques for June 15 and July 15. (SHICL) to return to the investors Rs 17,600 crore with 15 per cent interest that the two companies raised through Optionally Fully Convertible Debentures in 2008 and 2009. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Q4 net profit up 16%


The company said it had restated profit figures for the year ago quarter to adjust for new accounting standards. However, the company's scrip on the BSE declined by 0.56 per cent or Rs 35.95 to Rs 6,371.15 per share from the previous close of Rs 6,407.10 per share. Read More »

Trump says he won't pull U.S. out of NAFTA


He spoke late Wednesday afternoon with his two counterparts, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto , according to the White House . "My practice is to comment on things we've actually done or are doing as opposed to commenting on rumours", Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters at an unrelated White House briefing Wednesday evening. Read More »

Chicago Sports: Chicago Blackhawks

None of them matches the current predicament for the top-seeded Blackhawks , who will try to stave off elimination Thursday when they visit the Nashville Predators in Game 4 of the Western Conference first-round series. Chris Kreider's shot on a rush went off Alexei Emelin's stick right to Zibanejad for a shot into an open side. "Just train hard again this summer and get ready for next year". Read More »

Full text of United States statement on North Korea policy

One Republican lawmaker, who chose to remain anonymous, claimed they weren't updated on what the current policy was regarding the Hermit Kingdom - nor the USA military's testing of intercontinental ballistic missiles that took place on Wednesday morning. Read More »

Korea says ready to counter U.S. aggression


North Korea-US tension is growing. YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) - From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the USA military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. Read More »

Cineworld Group plc's (CINE) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Panmure Gordon maintained it with "Sell" rating and GBX 750 target in Friday, July 29 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE) on Friday, October 9 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Numis Securities. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their overweight rating on shares of Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE) in a research report report published on Friday. Read More »

Latest Aircraft Carrier Built Domestically, Anti-Aircraft Missiles Bought From Russia


China's navy has been taking an increasingly prominent role in recent months, with a rising star admiral taking command, its first aircraft carrier sailing around self-ruled Taiwan and new Chinese warships popping up in far-flung places. China's defense ministry has previously said the new carrier would displace 50,000 tonnes and use conventional rather than nuclear propulsion. The layout is nearly the same as the Soviet-made carrier, but the new one reportedly features new equipment and a ... Read More »

Under Armour posts smaller-than-expected 1Q loss


Morgan Stanley's target price indicates a potential upside of 3.04% from the company's current price. (NYSE:UAA)'s Buy count is 0 and Strong Buy is 5 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 20, respectively. Read More »

Tottenham refuse to give up title chase, Arsenal eye top-four


Christian Eriksen's 78th-minute victor - an unstoppable dipping low shot - earned Spurs a victory and silenced the doubters who suspected Saturday's FA Cup semi-final defeat by Chelsea would stop them in their tracks. Substitutes: Heung-Min Son (for Dembele, 46) 6, Moussa Sissoko (for Wanyama, 46) 6, Kieran Trippier (for Alli, 90) 5. Eriksen conceded Tottenham were far from their best at Palace , but he was delighted that his 78th-minute strike proved to be the victor. Read More »

Potash Corp's profit nearly doubles on fall in costs


The stock rose 0.48% or $0.08 reaching $16.69 per share. (POT) will report its next earnings on April 27 BMO. Heading into the earnings release, covering analysts have a consensus target price of $18.94 on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc . Read More »

Giant bunny dies on United Airlines flight to O'Hare airport

His owner, Annette Edwards, a former Playboy model from Worcester, was told that the rare rabbit survived the flight, but had died in the storage room at the airport. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including USA mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Read More »

Mnuchin: Trump has released plenty of financial info


Small businesses that account for their owners' personal incomes would see their top tax rate go from 39.6 percent to the proposed corporate tax rate of 15 percent. "We've been briefed on what they're going to do and it's basically along exactly the same lines that we want to go, so we see this as progress being made", Ryan said. Read More »

Barack Obama steps back into public spotlight: 'So what's been going on?'

Obama joked as he took the stage for a forum with Chicago students and young professionals, USA Today reports. Next month Obama will be in Boston to accept the Profile in Courage Award at the John F. Two days before leaving power, Obama promised he would speak up if Trump's actions threatened the nation's key values, something that up to now he has only done through a spokesperson to criticize Trump for his anti-Muslim immigration order that was suspended by a judge. Read More »

Trump Unveils 'Biggest Tax Cut' in US History


Richard Neal (Mass.), the top Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee, said in a statement. Despite this, corporations have pushed for a tax rate cut for many years, and Trump has obliged. The top rate is now just shy of 40 percent. A change of a few percentage points in tax rates can make a big difference. That idea was part of initiatives floated by House Republicans as a way to offset revenue losses resulting from steep tax cuts. Read More »

Macron on risky hunt for blue-collar votes against Le Pen

But Macron, who won 23.7 of the votes compared to Le Pen who clinched 21.5 percent, faces daunting challenges in the weeks ahead. Oddschecker reports 68% of bets have been placed on Le Pen since her announcement she is to step aside from the National Front and fight the second round of the election as an independent candidate. Read More »

Treasury secretary says Trump 'has no intention' of releasing tax returns


Trump administration officials touted that a related proposal to double the standardized tax deduction would more than offset the loss of the state/local deduction, ending the need for many taxpayers to itemize their returns. "It will be a very competitive rate that would bring back trillions of dollars", Mnuchin said. "It's not the federal government's job to be subsidizing the states", Mnuchin said. Read More »

BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged, says 2020 Games to help


But it lowered its core consumer price index (CPI) growth forecast to 1.4 percent from 1.5 percent in the same period. In a widely expected move, the BOJ maintained the 0.1 percent interest it charges on a portion of excess reserves that financial institutions park at the central bank. Read More »

What Hill Republicans think of Trump's tax plan


That could prove to be a windfall for the Trump Organization, the private umbrella company for hundreds of Trump real estate, licensing and other companies, many of which qualify as pass-through businesses. Dan Golden doesn't expect lower tax rates to dramatically change his company; he's focused on profits, not spending. On the other hand, eliminating the federal tax deduction for state income taxes is a good idea. Read More »