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Business UK's main opposition party backs early election
Author: 0 UK's main opposition party backs early election

British business groups have given a mixed response to the Prime Minister's sudden call for a general election. 'That makes it all the more important that Scotland is protected from a Tory Party which now sees the chance of grabbing control of government for many years to come and moving the United Kingdom further to the right - forcing through a hard Brexit and imposing deeper cuts in the process.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran Say US Crossed 'Red Line' in Syria, Vow Response

In Tehran, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the United States had made a "strategic mistake", and vowed that Iran "will not leave the field.in the face of threats". "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", she told reporters.

Business Couple on way to get married claim United made them leave flight
Author: 0 Couple on way to get married claim United made them leave flight

They had a layover at George Bush International Airport, and when they boarded their plane, they found a man sleeping in their designated seats, according to NBC News . "The way United Airlines handled this was really absurd". "We were simply in an economy row a few rows above our economy seat". The couple "repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating which they did not purchase and they would not follow crew instructions to return to their assigned seats", United said in a statement, ...

Business Boeing to lay off hundreds of engineers
Author: 0 Boeing to lay off hundreds of engineers

Along with reducing non-labor and supply chain costs, Hamilton said Boeing is also working to match employment levels with business and market requirements. USA aircraft manufacturer Boeing has announced new involuntary layoffs to reduce costs, one of the company's many such arrangements this year to save its faltering profits.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs profit misses estimates on trading weakness

Fixed income in particular disappointed, with revenue up just 1% on the first quarter of 2016 and down from the final three months of 2016. Total revenue from trading fell 2.4% to $3.36 billion, the lowest in five quarters. The bank's stock to fall in pre-market trading. Goldman's chief rival Morgan Stanley will report on Wednesday. Investment banking revenue, which includes M&A, debt underwriting and stock underwriting, rose 16.4 percent to $1.7 billion.

Business Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q profit forecasts, but net dips
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q profit forecasts, but net dips

Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 1.3 Percent. In other Johnson & Johnson news, VP Paulus Stoffels sold 22,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 15th. Operational sales results increased 2.0% and the negative impact of currency was 0.4%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -2.13 percent and 17.26 percent respectively.

Author: 0 INVESTOR ALERT: Investigation of Snyder's-Lance Announced by Holzer & Holzer, LLC

Tyers Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Snyder's-Lance during the fourth quarter worth about $189,000. Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -4.23% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -18.67% so far on the year - still in weak zone.

Author: 0 UK Prime Minister May to seek early election

Mrs May confirmed the general election will take place on 8 June. Opinion polls released last weekend showed the Conservatives with a double-digit lead over the opposition Labour Party, which has been weakened by a split between moderates and left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Business United Airlines CEO apologises over 'horrific' incident after company shares plummet
Author: 0 United Airlines CEO apologises over 'horrific' incident after company shares plummet

David Dao, was seen being pulled off his plane after no one volunteered to take another flight in order to make room for United Airlines flight attendants trying to get to Louisville for another flight. Munoz expressed regret for his widely-criticized initial response to the debacle in which he appeared to put partial blame for the incident on the passenger, saying he had "defied" authorities and "compounded" the incident.

Author: 0 Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

The site was also venting natural gas from two locations: a leak near the top of the well, and another lower down. In 2010, a BP-operated drilling rig called Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 people and spilling almost 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, making it the largest oil spill in US federal waters.

Business Last call to collect leftover tax refunds
Author: 0 Last call to collect leftover tax refunds

For 2017, taxpayers who reside in certain portions of George and MS have until May 31, 2017 to file and pay their 2016 tax return. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in approximately 12,000 company-owned and franchise retail tax offices worldwide, and through H&R Block tax software products for the DIY consumer.

Business India Set for Normal Monsoon Rainfall for a Second Year
Author: 0 India Set for Normal Monsoon Rainfall for a Second Year

Previous year monsoon rainfall was 97 per cent, Ramesh added. The seasonal phenomenon delivers 70 percent of India's annual rainfal and is critical for the country's 263 million farmers and their rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean crops because almost half of the country's farmland lacks irrigation.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo Knew About Fake Account Problem For 15 Years

Tolstedt's attorney was defiant. The report put much of the blame on Tolstedt, who grew up in Kimball and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tolstedt declined for an interview and she rejected the conclusion revealed by the board. A 110-page report by independent bank directors indicated high-pressure sales tactics, the establishment of accounts without customers' approval and the firings of some, but all, of those responsible occurred at Wells Fargo since "at least 2002" ...

Author: 0 Jazz steal Game 1 from the Clippers: 3 takeaways

So if you miss, the game's over? Griffin swiped down on the drive but only drew air, Jordan came over late but found it hard to contest the shot in traffic, and Paul hugged tightly to Hayward, even as the clock ticked below three seconds. They got small and stretched the floor, which hurt us a little bit, and we didn't play great. The Jazz haven't given a timetable for his return, but Gobert will not play in Game 2.

Business Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers
Author: 0 Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

Netflix released 17 stand-up specials, nine feature films and an array of original series for kids and adults, but blamed the absence of one show - " House of Cards " - for its slower-than-projected viewer growth. "The model works from a consumer perspective because it is such a good value", Pachter said. It lost some long-time USA subscribers after their rates went up by as much as $2 per month a year ago.

Author: 0 Workers stop leak at Alaska well with salt water

On Saturday night, workers were able to enter the wellhouse and slowly reduce the pressure. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation spokeswoman Candice Bressler says the well operated by BP Exploration Alaska Inc., a subsidiary of BP, was successfully controlled overnight.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs' profits miss forecasts as trading struggled

Those banks' revenues from fixed income trading rose year-on-year by 17%, 19% and 29%, respectively. Morgan Stanley MS.N , Goldman's traditional rival, reports earnings on Wednesday. In its "investment banking" segment, Revenues from merger and acquisition advising fell from the year-ago period, but underwriting posted a strong gain.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly Taking Vacation Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal

O'Reilly's future now is in the hands of the Murdochs, Sherman reported. According to various legal documents, either O'Reilly, Fox News or a combination of the two settled with each of the women for significant sums of money. Independent studies show he generates more than $100 million in advertising revenue per year for TV's top-rated cable news network. "Fox perhaps has moved some of those spots" to "The O'Reilly Factor ", Swallen said .

Business 'North Korea not to act like Syria in case USA attacks'
Author: 0 'North Korea not to act like Syria in case USA attacks'

The Trump administration has signaled a more forceful USA stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has "gotta behave". Citing the threat posed by North Korean missiles, the USA military has sent the first elements of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to South Korea.

Author: 0 BofA's profit boosted by surge in trading

Excluding this adjustment, sales and trading revenue was up 23%, with fixed-income revenue up 29%. Bank of America shares climbed 1 percent to $23.03 in early trading at 7:03 a.m.in NY. Big U.S. banks have been vitalized by increased market activity prompted by the so-called "Trump trade". The better-than-expected performance was built on an increase in net interest income, with the bank reporting an increase in loans and deposits, and a strong performance in the investment bank.

Author: 0 Lebron James thinks Cavaliers are finally hitting their stride

But it's just about being a basketball player."Myles Turner, who was 0-for-5 in the first half, shot 1-for-2 in the third, sinking a face up jumper from the free throw line for his only basket of the period". But, they didn't lose, which is all that really matters, and, for as much as they let the Pacers hang around, the Cavs didn't look flustered. "But when things don't go your way and adversity hits, how can you get back to the point that nobody thinks you can get back to?" "I'm one of the ...

Business Bill introduced to ban removal of passengers
Author: 0 Bill introduced to ban removal of passengers

American Airlines' conditions of carriage say it won't involuntarily remove passengers who've already boarded to seat a different customer. Footage of the incident went viral on social media and sparked widespread calls for a boycott of United.

Author: 0 Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement Recognizing Equal Pay Day

Legislation was proposed past year to help address the gender pay gap by allowing employees to openly talk about their pay, but it did not pass. At 87 cents for every white male dollar earned, Asian women in New Jersey fare the best. That puts us at 22nd in state equal pay rankings. Lean In also partnered with amusing or Die and Hulu to show what it looks like when women get 20 percent less of everything, from haircuts to battery power.

Author: 0 Doctor Prescribed Prince Oxycodone Under Friend's Name

Authorities have said neither foul play nor suicide is suspected. Last year, Prince died at the age of 57 due to a fentanyl overdose. It's unclear whether other search warrants related to the investigation exist and remain under seal.

Business Trump Admin Gives Differing Views On Erdogan Winning Referendum
Author: 0 Trump Admin Gives Differing Views On Erdogan Winning Referendum

Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who also listed numerous irregularities, said the move undermined important election safeguards, drawing a harsh rebuke from Erdogan. The European monitor released preliminary findings about Sunday's poll, saying the vote "took place on an unlevel playing field and the two sides of the campaign did not have equal opportunities".

Author: 0 Jimmy Fallon returned to SNL this week to play Jared Kushner

The president lauds Fallon's Kushner, calling him his "little Kushball ", for being so flawless at showing how if you're born wealthy and marry into the Trump family, one can really accomplish things in life . He also said that Baldwin's impersonation of him "just can't get any worse". "Spicey finally made a mistake", he says, frustrated, and sweaty from the costume.

Author: 0 Vijay Mallya To Be Produced In UK Court Today: 10 Points

India's billionaire businessman and the King of Good times, Vijay Mallya , who fled to UK in March past year after failing to pay off dues worth thousands of crores to bank in Kingfisher Airlines case, was finally arrested in London (UK) today.

Author: 0 Prince: Purple Rain star's Paisley Park home found 'LITTERED' with pills

No one yet has been charged for Prince's death, but the mystery of who supplied Prince with drugs and how long had he been taking them continues to vex his fans. Just six days before he died, Prince fell ill on a plane and made an emergency stop in IL as he returned from a gig in Atlanta. But Johnson hasn't talked to federal prosecutors, according to the official with knowledge of the investigation, who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the investigation ...

Business Jury nears deliberations in ex-NFL star's trial
Author: 0 Jury nears deliberations in ex-NFL star's trial

He repeatedly emphasized that Bradley had been given immunity to testify and said that Bradley, not Hernandez, may have been the gunman. The prosecution and defense met with Judge Jeffrey Locke and discussed trial logistics. "No problem", Hernandez said. Hernandez is already facing life in prison for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. And that it was Bradley who pulled the trigger, killing Abreu and Furtado.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly in deepening scandal over sexual harrassment payouts

However, the allegations and defection hit hard on the shares of the 21st Century Fox because they fell 1.2% to $31.75 at the close in NY. The advertiser boycotts, however, are likely manageable for Fox, said Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser in a note Tuesday.

Business The Most Patriotic and Fantastic Picture of the Boston Marathon
Author: 0 The Most Patriotic and Fantastic Picture of the Boston Marathon

If she dropped out it would validate every doubter who said women couldn't run the marathon - so she kept running, refused to quit, and told Arnie that she'd finish the race "on [her] hands and knees, if she had to". He has said this will be his final Boston appearance at the age of 41; his last, the 26th of his career, will come at the New York Marathon. St. Clair once ran a 3:44 Boston in 2013, one of her nine consecutive Boston Marathon performances.

Author: 0 Korea displays new types of ballistic missiles

After inspecting an honor guard, Kim, in a black suit, watched the parade pour into Kim Il-Sung Square, accompanied by top military and party leaders, state television showed in a live broadcast. A North Korea expert at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kim Dong-yub, told AP that the canisters and trucks seen during the parade suggested that North Korea was developing technology to "cold launch" ICBMs, which would eject missiles from the canisters before igniting.

Author: 0 Washington Wizards start in the right direction in Game 1

The Hawks performed better in Game 1 than I was expecting, but they weren't able to contain the firepower of the Wizards' backcourt in the second half which cost them. He redefined the game in those 12 minutes when he scored 15 of his postseason-career-high 32 points, provided four assists and even collected three rebounds.

Business United Airlines' new policy: Crew cannot displace a passenger who has boarded
Author: 0 United Airlines' new policy: Crew cannot displace a passenger who has boarded

The airline offered compensation to all customers on board last Sunday's United Flight 3411. The dispute over his seat and the police's response arose when United randomly selected him and a few others to deboard a plane headed from Chicago to Louisville, Ky., to accommodate crew who were boarding the plane to work another flight.

Author: 0 Rand bounces as Zuma staves off ANC resignation calls,

That led to South Africa's credit rating being cut to junk status putting more pressure on a troubled economy. COSATU includes unions from all economic sectors and has almost two million members. Reports had been that President Zuma fired Mr Gordhan over allegations, contained in a leaked report, that he was sabotaging him. The march will be done in various cities including Pretoria, Johannesburg , Cape Town and Durban.

Author: 0 Canada Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

The bill does say, however, that it would be against the law to sell cannabis in a package, or with a label, that could be interpreted as being appealing to children and youth. In short, he said: "We simply have to do better". "The current system of prohibition is failing our kids", Blair said, as reported by CTV News. That means the challenge now before the provincial and territorial governments is nothing short of monumental.

Author: 0 Trump Weighing Major Shakeup That Could Ax Priebus, Bannon

Although one associate of Bannon told New York Magazine that Bannon and Kushner used to have "an nearly uncle-nephew thing going", that has changed as Kushner has increasingly seen fit to challenge Bannon's populist ideology. Reports of the West Wing infighting began pouring out this week after Bannon was booted from the President's National Security Council. However, McMaster said that Bannon is still a trusted adviser from whom President Trump seeks advice "about policy decisions and ...

Business FDA issues complete response letter for baricitinib
Author: 0 FDA issues complete response letter for baricitinib

The FDA is seeking additional clinical data to determine dose, and to further characterize safety. Lilly and Incyte agreed a global license and collaboration agreement to develop baricitinib and follow-on compounds for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, in 2009.

Business Texas mom accused of shooting video, photos of child's abuse
Author: 0 Texas mom accused of shooting video, photos of child's abuse

She unblocked Peterkin's number and that is when she allegedly found the videos. Court records show a Houston-area woman is accused of placing a plastic bag over the head of her 1-year-old son and sending video of the abuse to the child's father and other relatives.

Author: 0 Pence to Pyongyang: Don't Test Trump

Defying worldwide pressure, the North on Sunday test-fired another missile and fears are growing it may also be preparing a sixth nuclear test. USA officials described the missile fired Saturday as a KN-17, a new mobile-launched, single-stage missile that uses liquid fuel.

Author: 0 Marine who lost leg in combat runs Boston Marathon holding American flag

But Ethiopia has surpassed its East African neighbors on Patriots' Day the past four years, earning its first sweep in 2016. Kirui finished in two hours, nine minutes and 37 seconds in just his third competitive marathon after debuting at Rotterdam and Amsterdam a year ago.

Author: 0 Alaskan oil well leaking gas

BP, whose Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out and caused the largest oil spill in USA history, has responded to questions about the well, but information was limited and there was no estimate about volumes of natural gas and oil released.

Business China's Bright to sell Weetabix to Post Holdings in $1.76 bln deal
Author: 0 China's Bright to sell Weetabix to Post Holdings in $1.76 bln deal

Bright Food's acquisition of Weetabix in 2012 was one of several deals with foreign food companies as China's second-largest food company attempted to expand its global footprint. The cereal has been made in the United Kingdom since the thirties, but we wouldn't be surprised to see Post Holdings "do a Creme Egg" and ruin the beloved breakfast.

Business United to refund ticket cost to Flight 3411 passengers
Author: 0 United to refund ticket cost to Flight 3411 passengers

Munoz called the incident "horrific" and promised to make changes in the future. Munoz told ABC that he had no plans to resign over the incident and profusely apologized to Dao , his family, passengers and United customers. Images of the 69-year-old doctor being violently wrestled from his seat and dragged along the plane gangway have prompted outrage around the world, and turned into a PR nightmare for United.

Business Rupee reclaims 3 paise against US dollar
Author: 0 Rupee reclaims 3 paise against US dollar

Much of the softness came from metal, IT, FMCG, technology and auto. Stocks of Tata Consultancy Services, however, traded flat amid apprehension over its earnings report expected later in the day. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.6 percent. The rupee opened 2 paise down at 64.54 against dollar on Tuesday on account of buying of American currency by bank and importers amid continued geo-political headwinds.

Business Covenant Subscriber Exclusive Cover Revealed — Empire's Alien
Author: 0 Covenant Subscriber Exclusive Cover Revealed — Empire's Alien

As with any enduring property, there's usual one or two faces people associate with such a thing and, let's be honest, who doesn't think of Sigourney Weaver whenever Alien comes up in a conversation? Following the film's auto commercial-esque promo featuring Michael Fassbender's new and improved android Walter, as well as a number of more conventional trailers and TV spots, 20th Century Fox has chose to draw from the other end of the aesthetic spectrum in the latest series of promo videos ...

Business Bozak's OT goal gives Maple Leafs series lead over Capitals
Author: 0 Bozak's OT goal gives Maple Leafs series lead over Capitals

The Capitals have out-attempted the Maple Leafs at even strength 160-138 through two games. "Not at all", said the Leafs winger, who bumped with his KHL buddy in the course of eight combined hits for the pair in Game 3. "Then we had another power-play opportunity and we didn't (score) and then they got some momentum". "Everyone's talked about how it's been (unexpected) for us just to make the playoffs, but we want to do more".

Business Trump says China working with US on North Korea problem
Author: 0 Trump says China working with US on North Korea problem

Mr McMaster added, "There is an global consensus now, including the Chinese leadership, that this is a situation that just can not continue". "Our president will take action that is in the best interest of the American people". Mr. Trump had no problem shifting quickly from threatening China on trade to using trade as a lever to get China to help the US restrain or end North Korea's nuclear threat.