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Finance French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls
Author: 0 French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls

Modi had yesterday greeted Macron for his electoral win in a tweet . There is scepticism about Macron's ability to win a majority with candidates from his En Marche movement - "neither of the left, nor right" - alone, meaning he might have to form a coalition.

Author: 0 Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Sources have told me that some in House leadership have begun to worry about holding on to their majority in 2018, something that was already a risk even without the unique wild card that is Trump (given the track records for previous midterms immediately following the election of a new president).

Finance BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie meets Elliott in Barcelona
Author: 0 BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie meets Elliott in Barcelona

Elliott said it has spent the past month seeking feedback on its initial proposals from Australian and global investors, holding BHP shares worth tens of billions of US$. BHP CEO addresses investors on plans at conference. . Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie will brief investors including Elliott at a conference in Barcelona on Tuesday on plans that would increase long-term shareholder value, the company said.

Finance Comac C919 takes off for maiden flight in China
Author: 0 Comac C919 takes off for maiden flight in China

China took a step towards the aviation big league Friday with the long delayed, but finally successful, maiden flight of its first modern passenger jet. China Eastern Airlines will be the first carrier to operate the C919 when it completes testing and secures approval from China's aviation regulator.

Finance First lady: Barron to attend private Episcopal school
Author: 0 First lady: Barron to attend private Episcopal school

It is known for its diverse community and commitment to academic excellence. Tuition for the middle school, which 11-year-old Barron will attend, runs more $38,000 a year. St. Andrew's is noted for its pioneering use of brain-based research to help students of all abilities to succeed. "St. Andrews respects family privacy and will not comment on whether a student has sought enrollment", said a representative from the school.

Author: 0 Brent oil price exceeds $52/bbl

Saudi Arabia and Russia say the production cuts are working, and inventories are decreasing, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih, alongside his Russian counterpart, said in Beijing. OPEC began production cuts on January 1 in a bid to reduce swollen global inventories and bolster the price of oil, which is still stuck at half its 2014 level.

Author: 0 Coroner: Teen had healthy heart before caffeine

Watts says that the teen had consumed a large diet Mountain Dew, a Cafe Latte from McDonalds, and a popular energy drink which led to his death. While McDonald's doesn't now report the amount of caffeine in their coffee, Caffeine Informer estimated a large, 21-24-ounce McDonald's latte contains 178 milligrams of caffeine.

Author: 0 India is a huge market for anyone to ignore: Warren Buffet

Buffett also explained that, in his view, Berkshire's investment in Apple - despite his noted aversion to investing in technology companies - was more a bet on a highly successful peddler of consumer electronics than a wager on technology per se.

Finance Elon Musk shares video of speedy auto transport tunnel
Author: 0 Elon Musk shares video of speedy auto transport tunnel

In a nutshell, it won't actually reduce traffic-and if you want a detailed explanation as to why, Wired has a good explainer here. Not a fan of wasting time, the genesis of Musk's idea stems from his frustration with sitting in L.A. "The race between Gary, our pet snail who lives in a pineapple, and Godot , our tunnel-boring machine, begins soon!", Musk captioned the photo. The Boring Company is still in its infancy for now, but it holds great promise for a faster and more secure way to ...

Finance Tesla CEO says company to start selling solar roof tiles
Author: 0 Tesla CEO says company to start selling solar roof tiles

Tesla said the typical homeowner can expect to pay $21.85 per square foot for Solar Roof , which is $2.65 less than an October estimate by Consumer Reports that the sun-powered roof for an average size USA home would need to be cost competitive with a regular roof.

Finance Why OPEC is having a hard time raising oil prices (Part 3)
Author: 0 Why OPEC is having a hard time raising oil prices (Part 3)

OPEC and the other participating producers will meet on May 25 in Vienna to decide whether to extend the cuts and, potentially, agree a deeper reduction. "Crude prices could be poised for recovery", USA investment bank Jefferies said in a note. Apache Corp. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp., two of the most active hedgers past year, hadn't added significant new contracts as of the end of the quarter, for example.

Finance Up to 245 missing after two Mediterranean shipwrecks
Author: 0 Up to 245 missing after two Mediterranean shipwrecks

More than 43,000 people have reached Italy from Libya so far this year, the United Nations refugee agency says, many of them facing violence and intimidation during the unsafe journey. The European Union's statistical agency says that more than 63,000 children traveling without adult company applied for asylum a year ago, more than half of them Afghan and Syrian nationals.

Finance James DeGale: 'Anthony Joshua is on another level now'
Author: 0 James DeGale: 'Anthony Joshua is on another level now'

He's an important asset for Under Armour because he's demonstrating crossover appeal - the ability to attract new fans to the sport. In the mid-1980s Tyson was one such man and he senses a new talent is about to ascend into the crown - Great Britain's IBF and WBA heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua.

Finance National Day of Prayer ceremony in Gulfport
Author: 0 National Day of Prayer ceremony in Gulfport

Organizers will host the 6 p.m. event on the square of the historic Lowndes County Courthouse in Downtown Valdosta. Margaret Jackson said it was an awesome event and like others, she believes it was necessary. Pastor Todd Crusenberry, of Community Baptist Church, opened the service with a Bible passage from the book of Daniel - the national theme for this year's observance.

Finance Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research
Author: 0 Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

Therefore 44% are positive. Analysts predict that Acadia Realty Trust will post $0.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform" on Thursday, August 20. Since December 15, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $122,948 activity. It dived, as 40 investors sold Federal Realty Investment Trust shares while 119 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 Sensex Ends Below 30000, Rings In Biggest Gain In Six Weeks

It opened at 29,825.14 points, closed at 29,943.24 points - up from its previous close at 29,655.84 points. Nifty Bank outperformed benchmarks, ending at record closing high of 22,326.30 with 0.4 percent gains as IDFC Bank (up 6.2 percent), Yes Bank (3.79 percent), Kotak Mahindra Bank (1.58 percent) and HDFC Bank (0.4 percent) were leading contributors.

Author: 0 How Trump's tax plan could affect you

Spicer was asked about 401 (k) accounts in particular, following remarks Wednesday by Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, who said "homeownership, charitable giving and retirement savings will be protected". But Cole forecasts growth would increase by only half that amount, resulting in ballooning deficits. Right now, that's not an option for Trump's tax plan.

Finance Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna
Author: 0 Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna

Barring an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, today's decision concludes a successful campaign by the AMA and 17 state medical societies - on behalf of patients and physicians - to stop the Anthem-Cigna merger. We are very pleased that the Court of Appeals agreed with the District Court's finding that this merger would violate antitrust laws by substantially lessening competition in commercial health insurance markets, likely leading to increased health insurance premiums and reduced quality ...

Finance Mobile Is the Envy of the Wireless World
Author: 0 Mobile Is the Envy of the Wireless World

And their intensified efforts to hold onto their subscribers definitely has a price attached. First-quarter postpaid phone churn was a best-ever 0.9%. T-Mobile expects that at least 10 MHz covering over one million square miles will be clear in 2017 and it will use the new spectrum for the benefit of T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers later this year.

Finance BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged, says 2020 Games to help
Author: 0 BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged, says 2020 Games to help

The BOJ kept its policy unchanged, as expected, but Governor Haruhiko Kuroda conceded that public perceptions of future price rises remained subdued, suggesting the central bank will significantly lag its USA and European peers in exiting its massive stimulus program.

Finance Growth Analysis of Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)
Author: 0 Growth Analysis of Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Piedmont Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) for 698,043 shares. In my previous article on Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX), I stated that the low end of the current range ($12 - $14) might be a good entry point for a pre-earnings play.

Author: 0 Twitter shares soar after first-quarter earnings beat

Shares of Twitter were up 10 percent on Wednesday after the company beat expectations for both revenue and user growth for its first quarter of 2017. Analysts on average had expected 321.3 million monthly active users , according to market research firm FactSet StreetAccount. Though Twitter didn't say specifically that Trump's constant - some might say compulsive - tweeting was responsible for the modest growth, but Chief Operating Officer Anthony Noto said that usage by ...

Finance Akzo Nobel purchase would add to earnings in first year: PPG CEO
Author: 0 Akzo Nobel purchase would add to earnings in first year: PPG CEO

On Monday, Akzo confirmed receipt of the "third unsolicited" bid from PPG and said that it is reviewing the offer "in accordance with its fiduciary duties". Elliott said: "There can be no assurance that a hostile bid - if one were to materialise - would include the same or improved protections and undertakings for AkzoNobel stakeholders".

Author: 0 Euro scales 5-mth peak on French election relief

If the first-round result is confirmed, it would put the 39-year-old pro-Europe Macron within striking distance of the presidency. She portrayed her duel with Macron as a battle between "patriots" and "wild deregulation" - warning of job losses overseas, mass migration straining resources at home and "the free circulation of terrorists".

Finance Crowds 'March for Science' in global Earth Day protest
Author: 0 Crowds 'March for Science' in global Earth Day protest

For example, the White House proposed significant cuts last month to federal agencies that fund scientific research, such as the National Institute of Health, NASA and the Environmental Protection Agency . "They're targeting the Trump administration and they're saying that any politician who tries to undermine science, ruin trust in science, or politically motivate funding of science, particularly climate change, is a risk and they want to speak out against that".

Author: 0 United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

The airline's parent company, United Continental Holdings (UAL), said in a public filing on Friday that Munoz asked that his employment agreement be changed to remove terms that would have made him chairman of the board of directors. He finally appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" with a more contrite message and promised a full review of United's policies regarding oversold flights.

Finance SC gives the go-ahead to Taj Mansingh Auction
Author: 0 SC gives the go-ahead to Taj Mansingh Auction

The civic body had, on March 3, told the SC that it wants to e-auction the hotel. The IHCL, which runs the Taj Mansingh Hotel, on November 8, 2016, approached the apex court against the Delhi High Court order, which had paved the way for auctioning off the historic property.

Finance Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules
Author: 0 Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

Trump signed an executive order to review any major tax regulations set previous year by his predecessor, as well as two memos to potentially revamp or eliminate fundamental elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms passed in the wake of the Great Recession.

Finance Indian officials to lose red beacon lights atop their cars
Author: 0 Indian officials to lose red beacon lights atop their cars

India now has six categories of beacon lights but mainly red, blue and yellow are in use. He said no dignitary anywhere in India will use beacons on vehicles. "The lights were often used as a show-off status symbols". The decision to ban the VVIP auto culture was a result of a meeting chaired by PM Modi.

Finance Delhi: Two killed, three injured in Kashmiri Gate car accident
Author: 0 Delhi: Two killed, three injured in Kashmiri Gate car accident

Police said that they received a call around 6.15 am and immediately rushed to the spot. Three others identified as Asif, Karan and Sanjay were also critically injured in the incident. "Near ISBT, they lost control and drove on a pavement where several people were sleeping", said a police officer. Narwal said the driver claimed to be a teenager.

Finance Volkswagen AG sentenced in emissions-cheating scandal
Author: 0 Volkswagen AG sentenced in emissions-cheating scandal

In January, Volkswagen also agreed to pay $1.5 billion to the United States to settle its civil environmental, customs, and financial violations. In addition to the $2.8 billion Volkswagen is being forced to pay to the USA government, they are also being required to pay $1.5 billion in a civil case, as well as spending an additional $11 billion to buy back cars and offer additional compensation.

Author: 0 OPEC rallying for support to extend oil output cuts

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled up 7 cents at $53.18 a barrel. At the end of November, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) agreed to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day (mb/d) from January 1, initially for a period of six months.

Finance Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers
Author: 0 Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Around 51 million of Netflix's users are from the U.S. By the end of 2017, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson anticipates the bulk of the company's subscribers to be from outside the nation. Other cable channels also are contributing internet-only benefits as more viewers, particularly younger people, avoid traditional TV bundles and subscribe to streaming services preferably.

Finance Oil prices mixed after US production seen rising
Author: 0 Oil prices mixed after US production seen rising

EDT. While one week does not a trend make, the recent draw down in USA crude inventories is at least partially a result of Saudi Arabia and other OPEC members slashing volumes to American customers as part of their strategy to boost prices.

Author: 0 Oil well leaking out of control on Arctic Alaska North Slope

The crude spray onto the well pad was discovered Friday morning, and capped on Sunday. No volume estimate for crude spray released is available at this time. In an incident report released Sunday, however, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said that the spill does not appear to have spread past the drilling pad around the well, and that there have been no reports of injuries or harm to wildlife.

Finance Uber Value: Company Increases Revenue, Loses $2.8 billion In 2016
Author: 0 Uber Value: Company Increases Revenue, Loses $2.8 billion In 2016

On a quarterly basis, they revealed a gross-booking increase of 28% from the third quarter to the fourth quarter, when Uber said it had bookings of $6.9 billion. Since the calendar has changed to 2017, Uber has faced criticism for its workplace culture and comments made by Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, as well as a lawsuit from Waymo, the self-driving auto unit of Alphabet Inc.

Author: 0 White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain

The government refers to all those fighting against it as terrorists. "What America waged in an aggression on Syria is a crossing of red lines". Hassan Rouhani and Vladimir Putin, the Iranian and Russian presidents, said on Sunday that USA airstrike against Syria was an act of invasion which ran contrary to worldwide law and the United Nations charter.

Author: 0 United vVideo Uproar Puts Airport Police At Risk

Dao was not there. In widely shared cellphone video, Dao is dragged down the aisle on his back, his face bloody. Demetrio said Dao had told him that being dragged down the plane aisle was more terrifying than his experience fleeing Vietnam in the 1970s.

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