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Tunnel with nuclear waste collapses at Hanford Site

It might seem like this sort of thing would be noticed immediately, the worker said, but the tunnel may have actually collapsed days or weeks ago, and since there was no radiation release, it was only noticed during a regular site walk-around. Read More »

Euro slips from 6-month high as Macron relief rally loses steam

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The French result came amid the start of talks on the UK's exit from the European Union and amid fears that populist movements elsewhere could pull Europe asunder. A White House statement cited the 39-year-old Macron and the French people for "their successful presidential election" and said the United States looks forward to "continuing our close relationship with the French government". Read More »

Kite Pharma Inc (KITE) Upgraded to Buy at Vetr Inc

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Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in shares of Kite Pharma by 30.0% in the third quarter. Standpoint Research cut Kite Pharma from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $85.00 price target for the company.in a research report on Monday, March 13th. Read More »

Pledging more austerity, Greece cuts deal with lenders

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In Brussels, a spokesman for European economy commissioner Pierre Moscovici said the provisional agreement "is a very positive development following months of complex negotiations". The deal involves more cuts to pensions and fewer breaks for taxpayers. Its board would confirm the decision this week, the official said. The agreement also entails reforms to open up the energy market to greater competition and a pledge that Greece will sell off coal-fired plants and mines, equal to around ... Read More »

Congress grilling United over Dao; CEO Munoz apologizing

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American Airlines senior vice president Kerry F. Philipovitch said practices like overbooking let more people fly and give airlines great ability to offer lower fares. Munoz has said he was hired to make United better and he will not resign. "It is my mission to ensure we make the changes needed to provide our customers with the highest level of service and the deepest sense of respect ... Read More »

Federal Budget: How Australians will be hit by big new taxes

All senior bank executives will have to be registered with banking regulator APRA and if found in breach of a yet to be set up "Banking Executive Accountability Regime" they can be deregistered and disqualified from holding executive positions, and stripped of their significant bonuses. Read More »

Analysts Opinions on: Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGYP)

About 12,618 shares traded. It has underperformed by 39.52% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: SGYP ) has a present Q.i. value of 82.00000. Northern Trust Corporation accumulated 0% or 72,482 shares. Therefore 83% are positive. Conning Inc. acquired a new position in Synergy Pharmaceuticals during the third quarter worth about $1,649,000. The stock has "Buy" rating by Rodman & Renshaw on Friday, December 23. Read More »

Jefferies & Co Indicates Potential -7.04% Decrease In Shares Of Sysco Corporation

The company is expected to issue its next earnings results before the market opens on Monday, May 8th. Now the shares of Sysco Corporation (SYY ) has a trading volume of 4.49 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 2840 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $46.57, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 56.36. Read More »

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Amazon continues to make big splashes this week, unveiling a game-changing new feature called Alexa Calling that will be made available across all its Amazon Echo devices, including smartphones running the Alexa app . Does the Echo Show look like the best option yet? Amazon Echo is one of the coolest gadgets for a smart home and best smart speaker now available in the market, but it is more than two years old. Read More »

Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return

Apparently oil is not the only commodity which is falling, commodities like copper, iron ore, nickel and steel prices along with metal and mining companies have slumped due to fears about China's central banks move to tighten credit lending leading to a fall in stock prices for the fourth straight week. Read More »

USA growth hits 3-year low in Trump's 1st quarter

That's compared with an increase of 2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. The main reason for the weakness in the services sector was a cutback in spending by British consumers, which impacted several service industries. Americans say they feel more optimistic about the economy since President Donald Trump was elected. The Federal Reserve has been slowly raising interest rates in recent months in response to improving economic conditions. Read More »

Congress sends Trump short-term spending bill, avoiding government shutdown

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The idea of sticking in wall funding first and putting in restrictions on Planned Parenthood, and a variety of other provisions that have nothing to do with direct spending measures do tend to delay this. "As soon as we have the votes, we'll vote on it", House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy , R-Calif., told reporters late Thursday after leaving a meeting of the House GOP leadership that lasted almost two hours. Read More »

Warren Buffett says Wells Fargo botched response to abuses

Berkshire plans to name one of its existing managers chief executive officer after Buffett is gone and the decentralized structure of the company allows Berkshire's subsidiaries to largely run themselves. "If I die tonight, I think the stock would go up tomorrow", he said in response to one shareholder's question. Buffett, 86, said that gross domestic product per person in the U.S. Read More »

News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

This is the first time we've heard it directly through Yates in public. Back in February just after Flynn resigned, Trump said he had asked for the resignation because Flynn misled the vice president. 'Biggest story today between Clapper & Yates is on surveillance. So Flynn has a lot of problems, and I think there are going to be several more twists and turns in this, you know, in terms of him appearing before Senate committees and House committees and elsewhere. Read More »

Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russian Federation

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The main investigations are being conducted by congressional Intelligence Committees, although Democrats have clamored for a special prosecutor or independent committee. But, again, is that more important than finding out the depth of Russia's meddling in our presidential election and the extent of their contacts with Flynn and others within Trump's orbit? Flynn served under Obama as defense intelligence chief before Obama dismissed him. Read More »

China's 1st big passenger jet completes maiden flight

The twin-engine plane departed with five crew members on board but without any passengers. After the one-and-a-half hour flight, the test pilots came smiling from the plane, wearing orange overalls with the Chinese flag. But the reaction on social media was a little more muted, with some pointing out that the flight was a reminder of how far China still lagged behind the West. Read More »

Oil rebounds, as OPEC talks up cutting supply into 2018

Thirteen OPEC members and 11 non-OPEC countries, led by Russian Federation, had agreed on November 30, 2016 to reduce their production by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months beginning from January in an effort to drain a glut of crude that held down prices for over two years. Read More »

Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

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Garsh also said prosecutors from Bristol District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III's office did not convince her that Hernandez's apparent suicide in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center was a voluntary act exclusively aimed at having the conviction vacated. Read More »

Duke Energy Corporation Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

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The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 3.83 and the short float is around of 1.58%. Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Duke Energy Corporation (DUK ) where 2 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 1 analysts said it's a Buy, 14 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 2 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. Read More »

Oil prices rise on expectation of output cut extension

With oil prices dropping back under United States dollars 50 a barrel last week there has been renewed pressure on OPEC members and Russian Federation whether they will extend their production cuts at a meeting in Vienna on May 25. Oil futures settled higher on Friday , but still registered a hefty loss for the week as signs of rising USA shale production continued to feed concerns about a global supply glut. Read More »

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) Consensus EPS Outlook

MD increased its position in Verisk Analytics by 0.5% in the third quarter. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $79.76, up from yesterday's close by 2.24%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. Verisk Analytics, Inc.is a data analytics well-known provider serving clients in insurance, natural resources and financial services . Read More »

Wenger says exit from Champions League wouldn't harm contract talks

It's nice for them. The former Chelsea boss said: "It's a big club". You become cleverer, maybe look more and since my red card, I think things have improved. Mourinho has been talking down United's hopes of reaching the Champions League by domestic standing and, however self-serving that stance may be, this result seems to endorse it. Read More »

Rising yields boost dollar, euro after French vote

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The report also showed that the prior month's figure of 98,000 was revised down to an even lower 79,000. Following the actual result, it fell like the French stock index. European shares dipped on Monday as the relief rally that greeted Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election petered out although strong earnings growth continued to underpin demand for the region's equities. Read More »

White House delays meeting on Paris climate deal

The postponement also allows more time for top administration officials to hash out the potential benefits and legal risks of remaining in the global carbon-cutting pact reached among almost 200 nations in December 2015. The official requested anonymity to discuss private conversations. The United Nations Climate Change Conference kicked off Monday in the western German city of Bonn. Read More »

Paris agreement: China vows to defend climate pact

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Advisers had been under pressure to deliver a final recommendation to Trump ahead of the May 26-27 G7 meeting. The White House had previously said a decision would be reached before Trump's appearance at the summit. For his part, when Mr Macron received his congratulatory phone call from the USA president he told him he would also seek to defend the climate deal. Read More »

'Muslim ban' language scrubbed from Trump campaign website

Trump later shifted his focus away from religion to nationality, but administration officials frequently portrayed the executive order as a fulfillment of his campaign pledge. "He's saying I'm not certain". The court will have its chance to review the changes later this month. Monday, for example, a reporter asked White House press secretary Sean Spicer why "if this White House is no longer calling this a "Muslim ban" ... Read More »

Trading Statistics of Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT)

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Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "sell" rating on shares of Nordic American Tanker in a research report on Monday. Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) shares slumped -1.12% to $7.07 on Friday. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 18th. Nordic American Tanker's payout ratio is 210.53%. Read More »

Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

The long-running US health care debate now moves to the Senate, where the fate of the repeal effort is uncertain. Republican Whip John Cornyn said this week. "We're keeping our word", said Ryan. "I was just getting there until you cut me off". "The House bill is not going to come before us, " Senator Susan Collins of ME said on ABC's "This Week, " adding that the Senate would be "starting from scratch". Read More »

Trump to visit Middle East in first foreign trip

There, Trump will meet with leaders from across in the Gulf and broader Middle East in the hope of curbing militant groups and Iran's growing regional influence. The pope offered a message of goodwill after Trump's election in November, and said he was praying Trump's "decisions will be guided by the rich spiritual and ethical values that have shaped the history of the American people and your nation's commitment to the advancement of human dignity and freedom worldwide". Read More »

UP: Start here for our comprehensive coverage of the federal budget

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Of course, Australia has had its own financial planning and insurance scandals, but nothing here would warrant abandoning the principles-based approach to regulating the conduct of senior management as Morrison has proposed. The tax will reportedly raise $6 billion over four years. Defence spending will hit two per cent of GDP by 2020/21 - three years ahead of schedule - creating jobs and improving national security. Read More »

Trump's latest trade tactic: Blame Canada

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Canada will respond firmly to Donald Trump , Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday after the United States announced new tariffs on its softwood and vowed to also target Canadian milk. I love Canada, " Trump said during one of his now-familiar photo ops. The United States has decried Canadian subsidies on lumber since the 1980s, and a 30 percent US tariff at the time cost 30,000 jobs in Canada, the timber companies said. Read More »

Higher US crude output to cap oil prices through 2018

OPEC's subsequent agreement with non-OPEC producers made this explicit by stating output would be cut from January 1 for six months with the option to extend the curbs for a further six months. He expected the efforts made in this regard to bear fruits with the decline in global crude stocks over the coming months. Russian Federation also said it was discussing prolonging cuts with other producers beyond 2017. Read More »