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Putin congratulates new French president in call

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PARIS May 18 France needs "massive and rapid" growth in renewable energy capacity and nuclear power is not the country's only energy solution, new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday. They arrived smiling Thursday, briefly posing for photographs on the front porch of the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris. The poll shows that despite his comfortable 66-34 percent victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the May 7 election, Macron still has to convince many voters of his ... Read More »

Wannacry crisis: hits over 40000 Indian computers

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It encrypts all the data it can find then demands a ransom for the encryption key. WannaCry , otherwise known as WannaCrypt is a software which targets computers running on the Windows system and locks files until a ransom is paid in digital Bitcoins. Read More »

Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Hiring Him — NY Times

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The West Michigan libertarian firebrand is one of two House Republicans supporting Democratic legislation to form an independent commission to investigate allegations into Russian Federation and its reach in the USA presidential election. Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia said he and the majority of House Republicans remain behind the president and his voters "definitely" do. Democrats and a number of Republicans said they wanted to hear from Comey, who was sacked last week a day before Trump ... Read More »

United States will not re-impose sanctions on Iran's Nuclear Programme

Also, some of the waivers were set to expire this week unless they were extended by President Trump. Finally, with Iran facing elections tomorrow, reneging on the deal would likely have enhanced the position of the radicals in Iran who are opposed to the deal and undermined the position of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was key to the success of the negotiations in Switzerland that led to the deal. Read More »

Snapchat shares slide as growth slows

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Earlier this week, Snapchat announced it would allow users to send images and video without time limits for the first time, expanding one of the app's signature features in what is seen as an attempted fightback against Facebook. On the other hand, Facebook revenue was at $1.18 billion during its first reported quarter; Snap Inc .is now at $150 million, disappointing analysts, who were expecting at least $158 million. Read More »

Wall Street tumbles as turmoil in Washington spooks investors

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It is the first time the Dow has closed down more than 300 points since last September. The Dow fell, led by slides in shares of Goldman Sachs and those of JPMorgan Chase, recently down 4.3 percent and 2.7 percent respectively. Election. The chart below from Bloomberg shows the spot gold price against the United States dollar (orange line) over the past 6 months. Shares of Apple also declined, trading 2.3 percent weaker. Read More »

American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) Dividend Growth in Spotlight

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The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Thursday, March 10 to "Neutral". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, September 19 by Goldman Sachs. The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/05/18/enable-midstream-partners-lp-enbl-upgraded-to-outperform-at-credit-suisse-group-ag-updated.html. Read More »

Spotsylvania County Gander Mountain liquidating but could remain open

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Lemonis said in a live online Periscope video that he plans to keep open at least 70 stores around the country. Gift cards will be accepted through May 18. On Friday, "Going out of Business" and "Store Closing" signs were plastered on the front of outdoors retailer Gander Mountain Co.in Roanoke County. Read More »

Laptop ban on global flights into the US still being discussed

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Kelly, and European transport commissioner, Violeta Bulc . USA officials had previously said they were looking into extending to Europe a ban on electronic devices on flights originating from 10 airports in eight countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey, over alleged concerns that bombs could be hidden in the devices. Read More »

Amazon adding free Alexa calling and messaging to Echo devices

The "things" it can show you are photos, YouTube videos, weather forecasts, music lyrics, to-do lists, and security cameras (for the truly affluent), and chat with other Echo users. Echo Show intuitively integrates many features found on tablets with the always-ready intelligence to understand your questions, plus speaker dock-like audio. Read More »

Brazilian Stocks Tumble After Tape Allegedly Shows President Temer Supporting Bribes

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The new crisis calls into question everything from Temer's crucial pension reform to the presidency itself and could trigger a rout when Brazilian markets reopen. According to daily O Globo, Batista told Temer that an allowance was paid to Cunha so that he would not enter a plea-bargaining deal with prosecutors, to which the President allegedly responded, "You have to continue this [payment], ok?" Negotiations called for the company to pay over R$480 million during twenty years, at ... Read More »

Democrat Calls For President Donald Trump's Immediate Impeachment

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, of all people, is the voice of reason on this matter: produce a smoking gun, or let the partisan and divisive rhetoric go until there is real evidence of "high crimes and misdemeanors". "They'll be talking impeachment on day two, after the first Trump executive order", conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh predicted a month before the Politico piece . Read More »

Buffett pans Wells Fargo's 'huge error,' admits missing on Google

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Wells Fargo & Co agreed with Warren Buffett's blistering comments early Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting, remarking that the company has taken decisive actions regarding recent sales abuse practices. Now, Buffett is kicking himself for not taking advantage of the opportunity to buy stock in Google (googl) shortly after it went public more than a dozen years ago. Read More »

General Motors to stop selling cars in India by December

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GM says it would no longer market its Chevrolet brand - its only brand of cars marketed in India - despite India's promise as a market set to overtake Japan as the world's third largest in the next decade. "After a thorough assessment of our South African operations, we believe it is best for Isuzu to integrate our light commercial vehicle manufacturing operations into its African business". Read More »

Iraq's Crude Oil Production Is near a 9-Month Low

Brent futures fell 2 cents to $51.80 a barrel as of 1:54 p.m. EDT (1754 GMT). Global crude oil supply inched down by 140,000 barrels daily last month, to 96.17 million bpd, the International Energy Agency said in the latest edition of its Oil Market Report. Read More »

Asia Drops As White House Turmoil Hits Risk Sentiment, Dollar Bruised

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Small-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market. The share market has fallen for a second straight day as political uncertainty around US President Donald Trump sours risk appetite. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.51 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.36 percent. The pound rose back to the top of the past month's range versus the dollar, bouncing to as high as $1.2991 as risk aversion intensified in the early USA session. Read More »

House Oversight Panel Invites Comey to Testify on Trump Interference

FILE - In this February 1, 2017 file photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington . Trump, in a May 2016 tweet, offered this piece of advice. "I guess you could argue that stuff like [acquisition reform] is bipartisan, and it can press on regardless of that, but yeah, I am concerned that when it comes to budget, when it comes to some of the other things, that it makes it harder", Thornberry said . Read More »

With Macron win, European market rally pauses

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Rachline said Le Pen will lead the opposition to Macron. Mr Valls told RTL radio that Mr Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential run-off on Sunday was a blow to populism in Europe, and gave a "terrific" image of France overseas. Read More »

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to 10.65b yuan

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Revenue rose 56 per cent to 158.27 billion yuan (US$22.96 billion) in the year ended March 31, while net income was 41.23 billion yuan, weighed down by a higher tax bill and investments in cloud computing, and missing the median estimate expected in a Bloomberg poll of 25 analysts. Read More »

United Airlines to buy naming rights to LA Memorial Coliseum

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United Airlines will pay the university $4.7 million a year for 15 years to put their name on one of America's most iconic stadiums, according to a report by Michael Smith and John Ourand of Sports Business Daily . The renovation to the Coliseum is also in line with Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. There was no immediate indication of what the Coliseum would be named under the deal, although USC is expected to have veto authority over any change. Read More »

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Low, May Get Lower

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On Thursday, however, stocks were trading higher. That depressed the yields on long-term Treasury bonds, which mortgage rates tend to follow. Mortgage rates will likely fall next week as 10-year Treasury yields have declined on safe-haven demand for bonds due to concerns about potential delays in tax cuts and other fiscal stimulus amid probes into U.S. Read More »

Could the Comey memo bring down the presidency?

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Putin, who said Moscow rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump "highly", said Russian Federation was ready to hand a transcript of Trump's meeting with Lavrov over to USA lawmakers if that would help reassure them. Who is trying too hard here? "I spoke to him (Lavrov) today", said Putin with a smile. Chaffetz said if needs to issue a subpoena, he will. "That doesn't mean that the question was not wildly improper, and frankly, would border on the moronic". Read More »

Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

Iranians will cast their ballots on May 19, with a second round of voting to take place two weeks later if none of the candidates secure an absolute majority. The incident was covered on Iranian television and could have had some impact in Rouhani's support. Rouhani has made civil liberties, including online freedom, a key theme of his campaign. Read More »

Chinese fighter flies inverted over US Air Force jet

In May 2016, two Chinese fighters carried out a similar intercept of a U.S. military aircraft over the South China Sea . She said the WC-135 was carrying out a routine mission at the time and was operating in accordance with worldwide law. Read More »

Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe

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The allegations have been formalized as a 90-day window has been proposed for Canada-U.S. NAFTA negotiations to begin. The probe could lead to US taxes on Bombardier's new jetliner, while also pitting Boeing against Delta Air Lines (DAL) , a Bombardier customer. Read More »

Salesforce.com Beats Profit, Revenue Views, Tweaks Full-Year Outlook

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The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Analysts gives salesforce .com, inc. Columbia Prns L L C invested in 34,617 shares or 0.21% of the stock. (NYSE: CRM ) for 368,088 shares. A number of research firms have recently weighed in on CRM . Goldman Sachs Group Inc cut shares of salesforce .com, inc. Read More »

Under Armour to make MLB uniforms in 2019, a year early

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These games will be streamed weekly in a national telecast on Friday nights, accessible to Facebook users in the US. The two sides announced a new partnership Thursday in which Facebook will livestream 20 Major League Baseball games throughout this season for free to its USA users. Read More »

Walmart grows comps, traffic in Q1

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The stock gained $8.31 to $128.80. Finally, Two Sigma Advisers LP purchased a new stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter worth $237,230,000. In contrast, the average volume was 8.27 million shares. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 6th. At the time of writing, Shares the company recently traded 23.17% away 52-week low and noted price movement -2.16% away from the 52-week high level. Read More »

How to get free books with Amazon Prime Reading

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The company has always been looking for a more analytical and socially connectible way of using the information of what the users are reading for boosting its sales. Whether you are heading out the door to start your commute or have your hands full while packing for an upcoming flight, Alexa makes it easy to stay informed and find your next book. Read More »

First large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

The C919 - whose key parts include engines and avionics systems provided by 15 global companies such as General Electric and Honeywell - has received 570 orders from 23 foreign and domestic customers, including China's national carrier Air China and leasing company GE Capital Aviation Service. Read More »