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France claims to prove Syria's use of chemical weapon "in few days"

Sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed almost 90 people, the global chemical weapons watchdog says. David Cameron had previously lost a Commons vote by 285 to 272 for military action against the Syrian government in the wake of a sarin attack that left hundreds of civilians dead on the outskirts of Damascus. Read More »

HBO's Fahrenheit 451 movie casts Creed star Michael B. Jordan


Dystopianists rejoice! HBO Films is finally blazing new ground with their adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic, Fahrenheit 451 , and with some serious talent, no less. Warner Bros had been trying to develop a remake for a good long while, too, with names like Frank Darabont and Mel Gibson coming and going. Shannon was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance. Read More »

White House Easter Egg Roll Pictures And Videos Show Trump's Holiday Event


Speaking at this year's event, he said: "This is the 139th Easter Egg Roll". He, the First Lady and Barron also joined kids at a table to color cards to send to United States service members. The Easter egg roll at the White House was started in 1878 when Rutherford Hayes was president. The new president, who took office January 20, thanked the first lady for her efforts in organizing the children's event. Read More »

Nintendo Switch earns $271.8 million in USA alone

With total sales of 1.3 million, Breath of the Wild is the "fastest-selling Nintendo launch game of all time, as well as the fastest-selling game ever in The Legend of Zelda series". Nintendo of America noted that while Nintendo Switch sales were off to a record-breaking start, shipments have not been able to keep up with the high demand that surrounds the console. Read More »

Spicer denies Trump shifted position on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

We talked trade. We talked a lot of things. On Wednesday , Trump backed away from several other firm positions that he had held for months on the campaign trail, reports the Washington Post . "I mean look, we have, in terms of technology, nobody can even come close to competing". Just a couple of months ago, the president was bemoaning the military's state at rallies across the country. Read More »

Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) Under Analyst Spotlight


United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 11,841 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $169,000 after buying an additional 1,717 shares in the last quarter. 05/19/2016 - Credit Suisse Group was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at UBS. The share of Credit Suisse Group AG (CS ) now has a value of $14.31 while the company's 52 week low is at $10.01, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 07/06/16. Read More »

Trump vows to back USA dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

Quebec farmers say they're not anxious about recent comments by U.S. President Donald Trump attacking the way Canada manages the production of dairy products. Luis Ribera, an agriculture economics expert at Texas A&M University, said that while the ultra-filtered milk issue may technically fall outside the scope of NAFTA, it is a sign of US anger towards Canada's supply management system. Read More »

Trending Stock in Review: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)


Zacks' earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Verizon Communications. (NYSE:VZ). The stock's 50 day moving average is $49.36 and its 200-day moving average is $49.97. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 1st. Read More »

Buffett's firm selling some of its Wells Fargo shares


Securities & Exchange Commission. Berkshire did note that these sales were not being made because of investment or valuation considerations, which was an important distinction for Wells Fargo, which has seen its fair share of negative headlines the past year. Read More »

Notable Analysts Assessment of Stock: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)


KEYWISE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Ltd increased its position in NVIDIA by 2.6% in the third quarter. If this support level holds, support is identified as P1 in the longer term column of our NVDA report and it updates in real time as the stock's price moves, we would expect the longer term channel to hold, that means we would expect it to remain strong, and we would target P3 as offered in the report as well. Read More »

GM announces China version of hybrid Volt

The announcement Tuesday comes on the eve of the Shanghai auto show, which showcases industry efforts to create electric models with consumer appeal. Sales growth fell to 1.7 percent in March from last year's 15 percent. He said the brands plan to roll out a total of 10 new locally produced SUVs over the next two years. That would make it the biggest electric brand for a second year, with Tesla second place at 76,230 vehicles sold. Read More »

US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency


The other countries on the list are China, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland, with no country being identified as manipulating its exchange rate to obtain unfair trading advantages. Earlier this week, U.S. President Donald Trump reversed course on a promise that he had made both on the campaign trail and from the White House: that he would designate China as violating worldwide exchange-rate rules, pushing down the yuan to gain a competitive advantage. Read More »

United States unemployment drops to 4.5%, lowest in decade

Hospitals added just about 9,000 jobs, while ambulatory centers, which includes doctors offices, outpatient centers and diagnostic laboratories, added just shy of 6,000 jobs. CNNMoney recently profiled an older blue-collar worker in Pennsylvania named Joe who had struggled for years to find a job after the Great Recession. Read More »

Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

Her statement rings true for many a reason: while it may have been a U-turn, the need for an election has been palpable in British politics for a while now. She obviously thinks she can get away with it: even if swing voters have doubts about her, they are not about to bolt to the deeply unpopular hard-left Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Read More »

Asia Minute: Government Begins Hire Australian Program


The new two-year visa won't be a pathway to permanent residency, but anyone now in Australia on a 457 visa won't be affected by the new arrangements. "It accuses all immigrants. of not adhering with some confected notion of Australian values ", GetUp human rights director Shen Narayanasamy said in a statement . Read More »

Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) Receives Equal Weight Rating From Jefferies & Co Analysts


SLB has a 1-year high price of $ 87.31 and 1-year low price of $70.24. SLB has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. The figure tells us what earnings were generated from invested capital of Schlumberger Limited. The stock of Schlumberger Limited. "COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "[[title]]" was first published by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States & ... Read More »

Venezuela's Opposition Seeks to Keep Pressure on Maduro

Crowds swelled to hundreds of thousands, including Maduro supporters who held a counter-demonstration in the capital at the urging of the president, and clashes were reported across the country during the most sustained protests since 2014. Read More »

Yesterday's Consideration Mover: Annaly Capital Management, Inc.'s (NLY)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 9.0% in the third quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. Rafferty Asset Management LLC reduced its position in Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) by 21.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRNE) & Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) News Recap

RSI oscillates between zero and 100. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc .is 4.02 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 4.02 Million. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income. Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (SRNE ) now has P/E ( Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company's industry has 54.79 P/E and the sector P/E is 29.59. Read More »

Patriots' visit to the White House is a GIFt to the internet


Patriots owner Robert Kraft flew on Air Force One with Trump on Sunday and has said the two have been close since his wife Myra died of cancer in 2011. That was a far lighter moment than the one revealed hours earlier, after news circulated that back in MA, former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had hanged himself early Wednesday in a prison cell. Read More »

Nine months of sex harassment scandals take down two Fox News icons


Following Ailes' resignation, 21st Century Fox reaches a settlement of more than $1 million with Laurie Dhue, an anchor from 2000 to 2008, regarding harassment claims against O'Reilly and Ailes, according to the New York Times . At the top of the program, guest host Dana Perino addressed O'Reilly's departure, saying, "Before we get to the other big stories of the day, we want to address the situation many of you may already be aware of". Read More »

United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing


The company is locked in damage-control mode after last week's bloody incident, in which Dao was forcibly dragged off a United flight to make room for employees who needed a seat. Last week, United announced that it will no longer call police to remove passengers from overbooked planes. United Airline's Image Takes Online Beating In Memes, Comments: Social media reaction to video footage of a passenger being dragged from a full flight Sunday night has been swift and merciless . Read More »

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

Had she not called an early election, she argued, the "crucial" Brexit negotiations would have occurred in the years before the scheduled 2020 election and potentially put Britain at a disadvantage with European Union negotiators - who have signaled that they are unwilling to offer Britain generous concessions on the break over issues including trade and immigration. Read More »

Hungary calls for Brexit free-trade deal


The relocation could have an impact on jobs and the economy, as the EBA employs 159 staff while the EMA hosts over 30,000 scientists and delegates every year at its Canary Wharf base. Brussels has already stipulated that any contracts in the latest phase of work on the € 10 billion Galileo satellite navigation system can be cancelled without penalty if the supplier is no longer based in an European Union member state. Read More »

US Unemployment Rate Drops to 7-year Low


Most economists had expected a drop-off in hiring in March after robust gains in both January and February, but the drop was worse than projected. Retail lost a significant number of jobs in March, 29,700, after losing 26,000 in February, a potential fallout of continued trouble in the sector. Read More »

Starbucks creates magical, color-changing 'Unicorn Frappuccino,' available for a limited time


There's a whole lot of mysterious left for the eye's imagination. "I really like the mango flavor, and the color, they made it actually look like a unicorn", Zion Wilburn a Starbucks customer said. There is no coffee, and it's caffeine free. It is truly a unicorn. When Starbucks started selling the super-hyped beverage on Wednesday, however, the reality was a little bit different from the advertising - and that's not a bad thing. Read More »

Government sells GIB to 'Vampire Kangaroo' Macquarie


Macquarie said that following the deal, the GIB will become its "platform" for deploying its own capital into green infrastructure in the United Kingdom and Europe, and said it will stick to the bank's existing pledge to drive £3 billion's worth of investment into green projects in the next three years. Read More »

Ontario housing measures aimed at renters, buyers


Sousa has been considering a tax on non-resident speculators, but he has declined to clarify what that could look like. Sousa suggested, during the meeting, that they meet quarterly to discuss how this grave issue of housing market prices can be addressed and what measures were being taken by the government in its meetings with Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) and the impact of market speculation on GGH. Read More »

VA Begins Testing 'Integrated Care' Program With CVS Pharmacy


While President Donald Trump was busy signing an executive order to keep Veterans Choice alive, Secretary David Shulkin's team was busy implementing the new pilot in Phoenix, Arizona. Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., a long-time advocate of veterans' expanded access to private care, lauded the new initiative as an "important step forward". Read More »

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized


GMV called the act "improper, absurd, outside of legal logic and due process". The company noted that the seizure would cause irreparable damage to the company, its 2,678 workers, its 79 dealers and to its suppliers. The announcement comes after several people were killed and hundreds were arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years in Venezuela. Read More »