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North Korean ballistic missile launch condemned by UN Security Council

South Korea sees the latest European Union's unilateral sanctions against North Korea as a "resolute" warning message in response to Pyongyang's repeated provocations, the foreign ministry said Friday. Now the dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, Hill was also the ambassador to Iraq, Poland and served as the lead negotiator for the United States in the six party talks over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Read More »

LeEco scraps $2 billion deal to buy Vizio


LeEco and Vizio were in acquisition talks for a couple years before finally announcing a deal last July. Irvine-based Vizio Inc.'s proposed $2 billion sale to Chinese conglomerate LeEco has been terminated due to " regulatory headwinds ", the companies said Monday morning. Read More »

Dechra Pharmaceuticals plc (DPH) Price Target Raised to GBX 1550

About 608,168 shares traded. We have $3.76 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:TUES worth $7.71M more. The number of shares now held by investors is 27.91 Billion. The insider Ramanathan Guru bought $227,870. The stock touched its high share price of $32.89 on 05/27/16 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 12/01/16 as $24.17. Read More »

Hedge fund wants to unify BHP's structure, split off United States oil operations

Elliott said its plan could increase shareholder value by up to 48.6% for holders of BHP's Sydney shares and 51% for London shareholders. "Management is entitled to be a bit defensive". "We have laid the foundations for the group to substantially grow the base value of its operations". Elliott has launched a public campaign urging the miner's board to improve returns by merging the United Kingdom and Australian entities into a single Australian- headquartered and Australian tax resident ... Read More »

NDA to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls under Modi's leadership

Sources wondered whether the solidarity exercise was meant to close ranks ahead of presidential polls. However, when asked if the presidential election was discussed, Jaitley said it was not on the agenda. Among top leaders who are expected at the dinner are Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and former chief minister of Punjab and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Parkash Singh Badal. Read More »

Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal


Stockholder advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services recently recommended that Wells Fargo shareholders vote against re-election for 12 of the company's 15 directors. Tolstedt did not cooperate with the investigation on the advice of her lawyers, Wells Fargo's board said during a conference call with reporters. Read More »

No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: USA envoy

She said Russia's initial reaction after the chemical attack was to defend the Syrian government, adding that the not going to allow Russian Federation to "have Assad's back anymore". "You pick and choose your battles, and when we're looking at this, it's about changing up priorities, and our priority is no longer to sit there and focus on getting Assad out", Ms Haley told reporters on March 30th, just days before dozens of Syrian civilians died from chemical weapons injuries. Read More »

Dalai Lama: Let people decide


Dalai Lama scoffs at the idea of China's communist government - which finds religion incompatible with its ideas - identifying rebirths. However, his successor has to have China's approval, he said. Forgiving China for the atrocities on Tibetans "similar to Pol Pot's in Cambodia", the Dalai Lama wondered why despite his middle-path the Chinese government continued to call him a separatist and show a negative attitude. Read More »

Mesut Ozil urges Arsene Wenger to make decision over Arsenal future


The likes of Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and PSG have been heavily linked with Sanchez, but Chelsea are believed to be the front runners in the race to sign him. If he wins, he retires a champion, if not, well he will probably step down anyway. Which was your favourite? "In the summer there is enough time to talk about other things", he added. Read More »

Aftermath of Terror Attack in Sweden - It Could Have Been Worse

Swedish security offi cers said the suspected driver, who is in custody, was known to them and had Islamic State propaganda on his laptop. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, the head of Sweden's National police, Dan Eliason, said security officials had found an object in the truck that "could be a bomb or an incendiary object". Read More »

Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held

Peng Wu, 35, a postgraduate student from NY who moved to Stockholm in late 2013, was leaving a coffee shop near the shopping center when he saw people rushing toward him, many of them crying and in shock. Crown Princess Victoria came to pay her respects on Saturday morning. "I looked out of the store and saw a big truck". Last December, 12 people were killed and at least 48 people were wounded when a truck drove into a Christmas Market in Berlin . Read More »

Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

Toshiba Corp .'s shareholders approved Thursday the embattled conglomerate's plan to spin off its prized memory chip unit to bolster its financial standing as it scrambles to secure funds to cover massive losses from its US nuclear business. Read More »

Judge approves plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines


The agreement provides almost $100 million to Flint for replacement of lead service lines. MI and the federal government would pay for the job, which could cost almost $100 million. Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday that the deal proves "the state's commitment to providing the resources necessary for the residents of Flint to recover from the crisis". Read More »

Yogi Adityanath Waived Off Rs. 30729 cores of farmer loans As Promised


A new industrial policy will be in place to check migration of people from the state and it would make sure that 90 per cent of the employees in any industrial unit were from within Uttar Pradesh, he said. The people of Uttar Pradesh and farmers would have given them time. Cabinet Minister Shrikant Sharma said that the government has chose to keep a target of 80 lakh tonnes of wheat purchase. Read More »

United States unemployment down, but job growth cools


The bright spot in the latest government jobs report was that the overall unemployment rate continues to drop. Hiring is believed to have been affected in March by weather-related factors. That lowered the year-on-year gain in wages to 2.7 percent. But some economists, including Ian Shepherdson of Pantheon Macroeconomics, said that the ADP figures likely overstated the official data, since the ADP survey includes lagged data from the previous month. Read More »

A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

Even though they weren't holed up in a plane, stranded passengers at the Norfolk International Airport also got free pizza. Heavy rain - accompanied by fog, thunder and lightning - was falling in Atlanta Wednesday morning. " Delta continues to position aircraft and flight crews Friday following the impact of severe weather in Atlanta , the mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast this week". Read More »

Pay disparities against women at Google called 'systemic'

Google says the allegations are evidence-free. At Friday's hearing, an attorney for the tech giant accused federal officials of embarking on a "fishing expedition". After the suit was filed , Google claims it handed over "hundreds of thousands of records" to the government but said the requests outlined in the complaint were "overboard" and would reveal confidential information and/or violate employee privacy. Read More »

Large Cap REIT - Office: Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR)


Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price objective on shares of Digital Realty Trust from $106.00 to $105.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 17th. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark laws. The correct version of this article can be viewed at [[permalink]]. Read More »

India, Bangladesh Sign 22 Agreements On Defence And Cyber Security

Held "productive" talks on wide-ranging issues including on civil nuclear cooperation, Modi said after holding a meeting with Hasina at the Hyderabad House earlier on Saturday. -PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina share a light moment ahead of joint statement. The Prime Minister also said both sides agreed that peace, security and development for people of the two countries and for the region will remain central engagement between the two neighbours. Read More »

49ers CB Brock arrested on domestic violence charge


Santa Clara police say officers responded to the 4000 block of Headen Way in Santa Clara Thursday and found an adult female victim who had visible injuries. Cops say the woman's injuries were minor, and she did not require medical attention. The 49ers player arrested the most is Aldon Smith. Brock does not appear to have had any prior criminal contact with Santa Clara police since he has been with the team. Read More »

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case


The response comes more than a month after Waymo , the self-driving vehicle spin-out from Google's parent company Alphabet , filed its lawsuit against the ride-hailing giant. Your guy should return-he's not denying it, you're not denying it, no one on your side is denying that he has the 14,000 files. Waymo has accused two other former Google employees of allegedly downloading proprietary files. Read More »

Valeant Shares on Pace to Finish Week at Lowest Level Since 2008


The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Read More »

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)


Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 6.62 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 2.44 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.53 percent. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 24th. The legal version of this report can be read at Read More »

Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly loses ads over sex harassment claims

The most prominent national advertiser in the show was AT&T, which ran three corporate image-burnishing spots during the hourlong seg. "Inclusivity and support for women are important Allstate values". According to ad-tracking firm, Mercedes-Benz bought an estimated $266,477 worth of commercials on the show over the past 30 days, the tenth most, and spent $1.3 million in 2016. Read More »

Gay Rights Court Ruling Hailed A Game Changer


In an 8-3 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit used Title VII's provision protecting against sex discrimination to rule in favor of a woman who said she was denied full-time employment and eventually fired from a community college because she lives as a lesbian. Read More »

Only 98000 New Jobs Were Created In March, Labor Department Says


Last month, construction jobs rose 6,000, the weakest gain since August, after robust increases in January and February. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says nonfarm payrolls increased by 98,000 in March, far below analysts' expectations. As a result, economists had expected a falloff in hiring in March. "Lower unemployment and few jobs which are created confirm that the economy is at full employment ", said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK. Read More »

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump


The S&P 500 declined 0.31%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.20%, and the Nasdaq fell 0.58%. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.4 percent to finish at 18,597.06, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped 0.3 percent to 5,856.30. Read More »

Seven & I To Acquire Some Sunoco Businesses For $3.3 Billion


As part of the deal, the US company will also supply about 2.2 billion gallons of fuel annually for 15 years for guaranteed payments to a unit of the operator of 7-Eleven chain of convenience stores. "We see opportunities there", Seven & i President Ryuichi Isaka said. 7-Eleven, Inc. has 8,707 stores in the United States and Canada. The deal also includes the sale of the Stripes and Laredo Taco Company brands. Read More »

United States space agency plots final plan for Cassini spacecraft


NASA's Cassini spacecraft has done a hero's work since arriving at Saturn in 2004, but the aging spacecraft is reaching the end of its life. It will use its remaining fuel trying to point its antennae to Earth on the way, sending back data, before atmospheric compression destroys the probe, scattering it across Saturn's skies in a matter of minutes. Read More »