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Markets Republicans, no Democrats, to attend meeting on Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign surveillance: White House
Author: 0 Republicans, no Democrats, to attend meeting on Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign surveillance: White House

Press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the meeting would be Thursday. "The individuals that are expected to attend are Chairman Nunes, Chairman Gowdy, FBI Director Wray, [Director of National Intelligence Dan] Coats, and DOJ official Ed O'Callaghan", she said, referring to House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes ., R-Calif., and House Government and Oversight Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy , R-S.C.

Markets Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing
Author: 0 Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

Bolton is widely perceived to have a penchant for military action, as illustrated in a column he wrote for the Wall Street Journal in February laying out the legal arguments for strikes on North Korea. Internationally, there are high hopes that China will play a positive role. The regime in Pyongyang has never said it was prepared to single-handedly give up its nuclear program but has instead repeatedly made it clear this would have to be part of a "phased and synchronous" process that ...

Markets U.S. to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran
Author: 0 U.S. to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

In his first major foreign policy address as US Secretary of State, Pompeo listed a dozen demands, an agenda encompassing Iran's foreign ventures as well as its nuclear and missile programmes. It's no coincidence that John Bolton, one of the George W. Bush administration's architects of that disaster, is now at the center of American policymaking as Mr.

Markets Jose Mourinho Bemoans Losing At His Own Game To Chelsea's Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Bemoans Losing At His Own Game To Chelsea's Antonio Conte

Hazard sent a message to the club's board after their win at Wembley, saying Chelsea needed top-tier signings to compete again next term. "We controlled the positions and transitions really well, they only played long balls to Giroud to flick, Hazard to win the second balls, and when you play against a predictable team it's easy to adapt to it".

Markets No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox One in July with multiplayer
Author: 0 No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox One in July with multiplayer

No Man's Sky will be getting a major multiplayer update on July 24th, 2018, along with its release on the Xbox One console , development studio Hello Games announced . Also, as the universe is shared, any bases you build can be visited by other players. He had no less than two fairly big things to reveal for No Man's Sky , one of them being the release date of the game for Xbox One .

Markets The BMW iNext electric crossover will debut this year
Author: 0 The BMW iNext electric crossover will debut this year

BMW is perhaps being a bit more circumspect than other premium auto makers when it comes to EVs and Autonomy, but it too is heading deep in to an electric future, and at their AGM yesterday Board Chairman Harald Kruger revealed an initial design concept for a new electric BMW iNEXT (above).

Markets Netflix to invest 85 percent spending on original content
Author: 0 Netflix to invest 85 percent spending on original content

Netflix told Reuters the streaming service plans to release at least 86 original films in 2018. It appears that Netflix newer strategy is paying off. Shrishti Behl has taken the post of director for Netflix originals in India, while former Fox executive Swati Mohan will be responsible for brand marketing in the country.

Markets DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Trims Holdings in Walmart (WMT)
Author: 0 DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Trims Holdings in Walmart (WMT)

Pioneer Trust Bankshares N A Or owns 7,417 shs for 0.36% of their capital. Cobblestone Advsrs Limited Liability holds 2,180 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Dynegy Inc. (DYN) has risen 79.34% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 11.98%. "Big money sentiment for Wal Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) in Q4 2017 decreased to 0.99, SEC.gov filings reveal".

Markets YouTube Expanding Music Credits on Videos
Author: 0 YouTube Expanding Music Credits on Videos

It also provides more opportunities for artists and songwriters to reach YouTube's diverse audience, whether those viewers come to the platform for music videos, science experiments or beauty vlogs! YouTube's move to offer expanded credits is already attracting rave reviews across the industry, including from Sony/ATV Music chairman and CEO Martin Bandier and PRS CEO Robert Ashcroft , as well as artists like Elton John .

Markets Mothercare boss to return in shock U-turn as retailer plans store closures
Author: 0 Mothercare boss to return in shock U-turn as retailer plans store closures

The man that had been brought in to replace him, David Wood, will now become managing director. The axe is hanging over Mothercare stores in Portsmouth and Havant after the firm announced 50 stores across the country will close. The CVA is expected to be implemented by July 2018, with creditor meetings to be held in June. 'These measures provide a solid platform from which to reposition the group and begin to focus on growth, both in the United Kingdom and internationally'.

Markets Stock markets rise on Karnataka results
Author: 0 Stock markets rise on Karnataka results

The inconclusive outcome has resulted in a hung assembly, paving the way for the JDS to play kingmaker in forming a coalition government. The Sensex and Nifty slipped on Thursday, hurt by financials, while doubts whether the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) could prove its majority in Karnataka weighed on investor sentiment.

Markets Crude Oil Inventories Mixed, USD/CAD Disjointed
Author: 0 Crude Oil Inventories Mixed, USD/CAD Disjointed

Shortly before 1000 GMT, Brent North Sea crude for delivery in July jumped to United States dollars 80.18 a barrel - the highest level since November 2014. Globally, I can tell you that oil inventory levels have declined by more 300 million barrels over the past year. The American Petroleum Institute was said to report US crude stockpiles climbed 4.85 million barrels last week, and that inventories at the key pipeline and storage hub Cushing, Oklahoma, rose 62,000 barrels.

Markets Ocado Teams Up With Kroger: What The Analysts Said
Author: 0 Ocado Teams Up With Kroger: What The Analysts Said

The opportunity to partner with Kroger to transform the way in which USA customers buy grocery represents a huge opportunity to redefine the grocery experience of Kroger's customers and create value for the stakeholders of both Kroger and Ocado .

Markets Senate OK's bill in bid to retain net neutrality
Author: 0 Senate OK's bill in bid to retain net neutrality

One of the Democratic party-supporting members of the FCC , Jessica Rosenworcel, said about the vote: "Today the United States Senate took a big step to fix the serious mess the FCC made when it rolled back net neutrality late past year".

Markets Feces-flinging woman attacks Langley Tim Hortons staff
Author: 0 Feces-flinging woman attacks Langley Tim Hortons staff

The argument appeared to get increasingly aggressive with passing time. She cleans herself up with some napkins, throws those at the employee as well, and then proceeds to leave. Police were called, and officers located the woman in the parking lot, said Cpl. In an interview with Canada's Global News , a Tim Hortons spokesperson said the company is "deeply concerned by this video as the safety of [their] team members and guests is always a top priority for [them]".

Markets Total prepared to cancel $5B Iranian project
Author: 0 Total prepared to cancel $5B Iranian project

Italy's Eni, which last June signed a provisional agreement with Tehran to conduct oil and gas feasibility studies, said after Washington's decision to quit the nuclear deal last week that it had no plans for new projects in Iran . The group said it has $10 billion of capital employed in its USA assets, and United States banks are involved in 90 percent of its financing operations, making Total highly vulnerable if targeted by any U.S.

Markets Tencent revenue tops estimates due to mobile games
Author: 0 Tencent revenue tops estimates due to mobile games

Tencent, owner of the giant WeChat messaging and social network platform, has been opening its wallet to sustain growth as gaming from desktop gaming slows. The tournament-style game is popular amongst the e-sports, which is competitive video gaming. It has developed a mobile version of the former that is available globally, while it owns almost half of Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite .

Markets Nuclear Deal: US can also withdraw from other agreements
Author: 0 Nuclear Deal: US can also withdraw from other agreements

He said British and European officials would meet in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss ways to protect companies against US sanctions on Iran, which will be phased in over the next six months. Despite the private doubts among many European diplomats, their governments will say that they are sticking by the 2015 accord that gave Tehran sanctions relief in return for an end to its nuclear ambitions.

Markets Macy's Stock Soars After Crushing Q1 Earnings Forecasts, Lifting Views
Author: 0 Macy's Stock Soars After Crushing Q1 Earnings Forecasts, Lifting Views

Gordon Haskett raised shares of Macy's from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $36.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink . Institutional investors own 89.05% of the company's stock.

Markets Ford resuming F-150 truck production on Friday after supplier fire
Author: 0 Ford resuming F-150 truck production on Friday after supplier fire

The fire on May 2 at Meridian Lightweight Technologies' facility in Easton Rapids, Mich. shut down the assembly line, creating a parts shortage for F-150 and Super Duty trucks. The plant makes structural parts with about one-third going to Ford. The recovery included some herculean efforts, including shipping an 87,000-pound die from MI to a plant in Nottingham, England, using a massive Antonov cargo plane, to produce needed parts.

Markets What's Propelling Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) to Reach Yearly Low?
Author: 0 What's Propelling Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) to Reach Yearly Low?

Commerce Department on Tuesday. Stevens Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership has 0.7% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. The stock increased 0.23% or GBX 0.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 85.7. The net percent change held by Institutional Investors has seen a change of 0.47% in last three month period. A company with a high P/E ratio usually indicated positive future performance and investors are willing to pay more for this company's shares.

Markets FWD plans joint venture in Shanghai as China relaxes regulation
Author: 0 FWD plans joint venture in Shanghai as China relaxes regulation

Beijing announced last month that it would scrap foreign ownership requirements on new-energy vehicles, following President Xi Jinping's pledge to further open the car-making sector to overseas investors. Now, with China promising to loosen its hold on the vehicle market, the biggest gains will be seen by NEV ventures such as Tesla's. It also operates in Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan and has 2.7m customers in Asia, according to its own statistics.

Markets Ebola: Senate seeks urgent resolution of health workers' strike
Author: 0 Ebola: Senate seeks urgent resolution of health workers' strike

So far, the 23 deaths believed to have been caused by Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak had been detected in more isolated areas, giving authorities a better chance of ring-fencing the virus. This is the ninth Ebola outbreak in Congo since 1976. "It can't cure Ebola, but what it can do is stop the spread of the disease", she said. "In 2014, you remember that the World Health Organization and other agencies were criticized for being "staggeringly slow" to respond", ...

Markets Coinbase is luring Wall Street with new cryptocurrency investment tools
Author: 0 Coinbase is luring Wall Street with new cryptocurrency investment tools

The cryptocurrency market is expanding every day with new developments popping up from time to time. "Our new partnership will set the required standards that will bring peace of mind to digital asset investors, and provide tools and products to enable better integration with more traditional investment vehicles such as mutual funds".

Markets Rupert Murdoch's son Lachlan to become Fox CEO after Disney deal
Author: 0 Rupert Murdoch's son Lachlan to become Fox CEO after Disney deal

James Murdoch , Lachlan's 45-year-old brother, now helms Fox. John Nallen , Fox's current chief financial officer, will assume a broader role as chief operating officer. There was no mention of Lachlan's brother James Murdoch in the Wednesday morning memo. It's no huge surprise that Lachlan Murdoch will serve as chairman and CEO.

Markets Paddy Power Betfair confirms talks with FanDuel
Author: 0 Paddy Power Betfair confirms talks with FanDuel

In early morning trading, Paddy Power shares gained 0.8% at 7,825p. JPMorgan Chase lifted their price objective on shares of Paddy Power Betfair from GBX 8,420 ($117.43) to GBX 8,690 ($121.20) and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th.

Markets Case dismissed, Gov. Greitens apologizes to family, friends, Missourians
Author: 0 Case dismissed, Gov. Greitens apologizes to family, friends, Missourians

Lawyers for Greitens have criticized the way Gardner has handled the case. Before the charge was ultimately dropped, the prosecutor was left with few options in orcder to proceed with the case. Greitens has dismissed the committee report as "lies" and "tabloid trash". Greitens faces a separate criminal charge in St. Louis of tampering with computer data for allegedly disclosing the donor list of The Mission Continues to his political fundraiser in 2015 without the permission of the St.

Markets Iran, European countries discuss nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran, European countries discuss nuclear deal

The U.S.is largely isolated on President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal . A spokesman for Mrs May said: "The Prime Minister reiterated the Government's position on the Iran nuclear deal , noting that we and our European partners remain firmly committed to ensuring the deal is upheld, as the best way of preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon".

Markets WOW Air Is Launching $199 Flights From the U.S. to India
Author: 0 WOW Air Is Launching $199 Flights From the U.S. to India

To avail of these services, considered quite common by Indian travellers, especially those flying to the USA, the price tab for the fare could increase by another Rs 20,000 for a round trip, and over Rs 26,000 if you ask for these services during check-in - the bulk of which is because of baggage.

Markets Here's A Tesla Towing A Qantas Dreamliner
Author: 0 Here's A Tesla Towing A Qantas Dreamliner

Given the massive coverage this event received, other vehicle brands soon entered the fray to dethrone the record set by the Touareg. Tesla's Model X P100D has pulled a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at a taxiway in Melbourne Airport during a publicity event by Australian aircraft carrier Qantas .

Markets Rosneft first-quarter oil output down 1.2 percent because of OPEC deal
Author: 0 Rosneft first-quarter oil output down 1.2 percent because of OPEC deal

West Texas Intermediate crude for June delivery traded at $70.89 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 7 cents, at 3:16 pm in Singapore . OPEC output rose by just 12,000 barrels per day to 31.93 million bpd in April, according to figures collected by OPEC from secondary sources . "A rising oil price brings upside price risk to all commodities", Morgan Stanley said in a note to clients this week.

Markets Educators, lawmakers prepare for massive rally Wednesday
Author: 0 Educators, lawmakers prepare for massive rally Wednesday

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger criticized the rally, stating that teacher strikes are illegal in North Carolina. At issue is better teacher pay, school safety and crumbling school buildings. Then every four years, the politicians who take advantage of their generous nature and professionalism show up at schools to get their pictures taken with them and their students and talk about the importance of education.

Markets Emilia Clarke says that the #MeToo movement needs work to be sustained
Author: 0 Emilia Clarke says that the #MeToo movement needs work to be sustained

TV's dragon queen turned up the heat on the red carpet for the sci-fi movie's launch at the Cannes Film Festival last night. "It will be what none of us thinks it will be", Clarke said. "Walking on set, I felt a difference in the room that was really interesting to navigate but then you kind of ease into it and you say 'this is it!'".

Markets Tech and health care drop stocks lower; bond yields rise
Author: 0 Tech and health care drop stocks lower; bond yields rise

USA shares were set to drift slightly lower, with Dow futures down 0.4 percent and S&P 500 futures 0.3 percent lower. Losses at technology and health care companies helped pull stocks lower Tuesday, snapping the Dow Jones industrial average's eight-day winning streak.

Markets Japan GDP Slides In 1st Quarter Ending 8 Quarters Of Growth
Author: 0 Japan GDP Slides In 1st Quarter Ending 8 Quarters Of Growth

To get back on track, Japan needs to increase its exports. GDP is expected to be flat on quarter and slip 0.1% on year after adding 0.4% on quarter and 1.6% on year in the three months prior. Domestic demand lopped 0.2 percentage points (ppts) of quarterly growth, driven lower by declines in housing investment and private business inventories.