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Author: 0 TV host Jimmy Kimmel jokes about legal marijuana in Canada

The government's plan, including legalizing for those 18+, falls largely in line with what the nation's Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation recommended in their report released in December. The measure would make Canada the largest developed country to allow recreational marijuana, USA Today reported. Thats slightly lower than the drinking age limit of 19 in most provinces.

Business North Korea: 'We will go to war with US if they choose'
Author: 0 North Korea: 'We will go to war with US if they choose'

He said there was a "period of patience" over the years but "the era of strategic patience is over". "The President has made clear that he will not accept the United States and its allies and partners in the region being under threat from this hostile regime with nuclear weapons", he added during an interview on ABC's "This Week".

Business Last Fed meeting's minutes show talk of paring bond holdings
Author: 0 Last Fed meeting's minutes show talk of paring bond holdings

The summary of the March meeting stated that Fed policymakers "agreed that reductions in the Federal Reserve's securities holdings should be gradual and predictable, and accomplished primarily by phasing out reinvestments of principal received from those holdings".

Business Knight Transportation (KNX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
Author: 0 Knight Transportation (KNX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

KNX has been the subject of several other reports. Analysts taken into consideration by Zacks Research have a current mean target price of $43.92 on shares of Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI). Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd were given a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%.

Business Gold hits 5-month high on rising geopolitical risks
Author: 0 Gold hits 5-month high on rising geopolitical risks

Barring a major shock in the China readings, markets are expected to remain focused on US data and its possible impact on the pace of interest rate hikes, and concerns over North Korea and the French presidential election. The yield had risen above 2.6 percent in December and again in March, from around 1.85 percent before the USA presidential election, on expectations of Trump's stimulus.

Author: 0 American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The P/B figure is also providing some ideas on whether the shareholders are paying too much for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately - but to consider that the company ought to have a lower P/B value. Barclays Capital maintained Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) on Friday, August 5 with "Overweight" rating. Analysts have placed a $3.75 price target on Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., suggesting a 162.24% gain from recent close.

Author: 0 They didn't get one in Georgia

While Ossoff's massive haul was impressive, Republicans were quick to point out that 95 percent of that came from outside the state, buoyed by progressive blogs like Daily Kos and fundraising platforms like ActBlue. He just "hopes to have a Republican elected", Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. LIASSON: Yes, I think he has a chance to win it. A former Congressional aide and journalist, he raised $8.3 million in the first quarter of the year - with 95 percent of those donations coming from ...

Business WTI Oil Price Eases From Five-Week High
Author: 0 WTI Oil Price Eases From Five-Week High

The price of oil may not reflect this just yet, as Brent crude futures are struggling to recover its losses for the year to date and break above $55 a barrel. If confirmed by U.S. Energy Information Administration figures on Wednesday, oil could get another boost. He also said the widening discount of the current Brent crude price to the contract in the next month is "basically telling you the market is not actually that tight".

Business Pence raises prospect of FTA as Japan, US begin economic dialogue
Author: 0 Pence raises prospect of FTA as Japan, US begin economic dialogue

Pence told reporters near the DMZ that President Donald Trump was hopeful that China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure the North to abandon its weapons program, a day after the North's failed missile launch. Pence said in Seoul on Tuesday the Trump administration would review and reform the 5-year-old free trade agreement with South Korea. The new policy does not appear much different from that of former President Barack Obama, known as "strategic patience", which centered on ...

Author: 0 Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes for Ergomed PLC (ERGO)

Bellway PLC had 153 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Barclays Capital. Advisors Lp has invested 0.58% in the stock. It has underperformed by 14.07% the S&P500. Another trade for 17,124 shares valued at $1.60M was sold by Sleyster Scott.

Author: 0 China sends 'positive signals' it will help defuse North Korea crisis

Pence also declared that the era of USA "strategic patience" in dealing with the North was over, after more than two decades. "We want to see North Korea abandon its reckless path of the development of nuclear weapons, and also its continual use and testing of ballistic missiles is unacceptable".

Author: 0 Responders stop North Slope oil leak

The production of the North Slope rose to about 565,000 Barrels per day in the month of March, which was the highest since the year 2013's month of December. Soon after, they determined that the well was also spraying a mist of crude oil. "Overnight the Unified Command achieved source control, and killed the well", Dawn Patience, a BP spokeswoman in Anchorage, said by email, referring to a task force that included BP BP, +0.11% BP., -0.30%, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation ...

Business Not guilty pleas entered for accused in Canada polygamy case
Author: 0 Not guilty pleas entered for accused in Canada polygamy case

This week in Cranbrook B.C. Supreme Court Justice Sheri Ann Donegan will hear arguments and eventually make a decision that could sketch out new limits for religious freedom in Canada. Oler was installed as the Bountiful bishop but was also eventually excommunicated around 2011. Even though numerous town's residents are related or have same last name, followers of the two leaders are splintered and are not allowed to talk with each other.

Business Wedbush Reiterates Neutral Rating for Oracle Co. (ORCL)
Author: 0 Wedbush Reiterates Neutral Rating for Oracle Co. (ORCL)

Zions Bancorporation now owns 3,934 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock valued at $152,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the period. Oracle's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 28.99%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Insider Selling: Oracle Co . (ORCL)" was first reported by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News.

Business Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation, manage differences
Author: 0 Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation, manage differences

Xi and his wife did not stay at Mar-a-Lago, but at a resort a short drive down the palm-fringed coast that was watched by marksmen, tactical units and a coastguard cutter. On the campaign trail, Trump attacked China's unfair trade and fiscal practices, and vowed to revive blue collar American jobs and counter China with protectionist measures.

Author: 0 How major US stock market indexes fared on Monday

Investors on both sides of the border appeared not to give much weight to harsh words exchanged between North Korea and the US after the Asian country launched a failed missile test on Sunday. The index decreased to 68 from 71 with homebuilders reporting less confidence in the housing market. The Labor Department reported that the consumer prices index (which is a key gauge of inflation) fell 0.3% in March, which is its biggest drop in more than two years.

Author: 0 US Sales Of Nintendo Switch, New 'Zelda' Break Company Records

CNNTech writes that Nintendo Switch sold over 906,000 units in the first month of launch in the USA alone. Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime also called Breath of the Wild the best standalone launch title in Nintendo history just after the system's United States launch.

Author: 0 (NYSE:HES), Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC)

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Author: 0 Australian visa 457: Indians IT workers make up almost 16% of applicants

Current 457 visa holders won't be affected by the changes, the government said. The 457 visa was introduced under former Coalition prime minister John Howard in 1996 with the aim of attracting skilled workers and as part of a movement towards preferencing skilled migration over family reunion.

Author: 0 China's economy gains steam; 1Q growth fastest since 2015

The average new home prices rose slower year on year in all 15 first-tier and large second-tier cities. New home prices in Beijing rose 0.4 percent month on month in March, while Shanghai's fell 0.1 percent and Shenzhen's slid 0.3 percent.

Author: 0 StatPro Group PLC 82.9% Potential Upside Indicated by N+1 Singer

Nomura maintained Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) rating on Friday, November 20. Cincinnati Casualty Company increased Lyondellbasell (LYB) stake by 43.38% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. 396.61 million shares or 2.57% more from 386.67 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Bain Cap Public Equity Limited Liability Corporation owns 658,160 shares or 1.71% of their United States portfolio.

Business Morgan Stanley posts strong 1Q profit, helped by trading
Author: 0 Morgan Stanley posts strong 1Q profit, helped by trading

That compares with the $1.13 billion, or 55 cents a share, it reported in the first quarter of 2016, which was a dismal one for big banks. But with FICC revenue surging 122% year over year to $531 million, Morgan Stanley answered the call. Morgan Stanley revealed that annualized return on average common equity was 10.7 percent. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield traded below 2.2 percent Tuesday after hitting 2.6 percent just over a month ago.

Author: 0 Merkel calls Erdogan to "respectful dialogue" in Turkey

The French government said it would "follow with great care" the worldwide monitors' final report in coming weeks, particularly in relation to a reported last-minute change of rules by the electoral boards to allow ballots that had not been officially stamped.

Business One in five United Kingdom companies hacked by cyber criminals, research shows
Author: 0 One in five United Kingdom companies hacked by cyber criminals, research shows

The 2017 Cyber Security Breaches Survey said there is an "increasing prioritisation" of cyber security, and more businesses have attempted to identify the risks they face. British Telecom (BT ), the majority of people in the United Kingdom are not taking seriously the threat of a cyberattack and think they are more likely to be a victim of a physical break-in than a cybercrime, despite figures suggesting the two are just as likely.

Author: 0 Vijay Mallya extradition hearing in United Kingdom court on 17 May

The metropolitan police said Mallya was arrested after attending a central London police station. Mallya appeared at the Westminster Magistrates' Court in capital city of United Kingdom and was seen coming out along with his legal advisors just a few hours later when he was granted bail.

Author: 0 Kerry 'absolutely supportive' of Trump's Syria strike

On April 4, the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces said some 80 people were killed and 200 injured earlier that day in a chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib province, blaming the Syrian army for the incident.

Author: 0 Trump takes aim at H-1B visa program

The White House argues that program undercuts American workers. "Everybody will be paying, and we'll be a much happier country and a much happier world". The hits have taken a toll. In the past, Trump said the standards for federal projects have been "gutted" by "excessive" waivers and "reckless" exemptions.

Business AB Foods profit jump driven by sugar rebound, lifts outlook
Author: 0 AB Foods profit jump driven by sugar rebound, lifts outlook

ABF is an unusual member of the FTSE-100, with most of its shares held by a vehicle owned by the Weston family, and with external investors relentlessly supportive‎ of its mini-conglomerate structure. Among the reasons for this was the opening of 16 new stores in eight countries during that time, the company said. ABF's retail division, low-priced fashion retailer Primark, saw sales growth of 11% on a constant currency for the period, driven by increased retail selling space.

Business Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers
Author: 0 Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

Turnbull used Facebook to announce the policy, which he said would "put jobs first" and " Australians first", signalling a reduction in the occupations available to skilled foreign workers and raising the threshold to qualify. They are also able to bring family members to Australia on a secondary visa. "We are bringing the 457 visa class to an end". Turnbull also said a new training fund would be established, among other reforms.

Business Flint mayor says water switch 'too risky' after lead crisis
Author: 0 Flint mayor says water switch 'too risky' after lead crisis

While the city would still be on the hook for $7 million annual bond payments to the KWA, NBC reports that cost would be offset by credits received from the Detroit-area authority in exchange for receiving Flint's raw water rights. NBC notes that there was also E. coli detected as well as high levels of a carcinogenic disinfectant byproduct. Experts also suspect that a deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreak was tied to the water.

Business Poonam Pandeys App BANNED by Google for BOLD, sexy and unadulterated content
Author: 0 Poonam Pandeys App BANNED by Google for BOLD, sexy and unadulterated content

The newly introduced user interface can be accessed from the My Apps & Games tab of the Google Play Store that now features separate sections for installed apps, app updates , and beta apps. In one of her tweets, she asks why her app has been banned when there are "many adult magazines on Play Store and App Store". "I would like to appeal to my fans, don't get disheartened".

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas expected to play Game 2, then return home to family

I know what's at stake, I know we have a lot of things we can move around and things like that, but I wasn't really paying too much attention to it. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens noted after game one that the entire team is doing everything they to can to help Thomas navigate through this hard time.

Author: 0 How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

The Dow Jones industrial average sank 113.64 points, or 0.6 percent, to 20,523.28. The Nasdaq slipped 20 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,836. Goldman Sachs lost 4.7 percent to $215.58 after hitting its lowest level since November 29 following earnings that missed expectations as trading revenue dropped.

Business Sonu Nigam: Ready To Apologise If My Tweets Were 'Anti-Muslim'
Author: 0 Sonu Nigam: Ready To Apologise If My Tweets Were 'Anti-Muslim'

Sonu Nigam explained in subsequent posts that his objection was to the noise and the use of loudspeakers, not to the azaan itself. Sonu Nigam shaved his head on Wednesday in response to a call given by a Kolkata-based cleric, who announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anybody who tonsured the Bollywood singer and garland him with old shoes, after his complaint on Twitter about being woken up by azaans.

Author: 0 Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

The First Lady will be moving to the White House this summer , and - if this video is anything to go by - her presence will be a huge help to her husband. Nothing Donald Trump does or says should come much of shock anymore as his antics have become a daily occurrence, but what he did (or should I say didn't do) on Sunday was definitely another head shaker.

Author: 0 Mike Pence: It's time for North Korea to 'get the message'

North Korea's deputy in the United Nations on Monday night also refused to confirm whether Pyongyang had ignored China's request to meet, while complaining that nuclear war could break out at any moment. On Sunday, Mr Trump wrote on Twitter that China was working with the U.S. on "the North Korea problem". But no one was predicting what might come next.

Business 'Unlevel playing field' in Turkish referendum: monitors
Author: 0 'Unlevel playing field' in Turkish referendum: monitors

Mr Erdogan, who first came to power in 2003 as prime minister, had argued a "Turkish-style" presidential system would bring stability and prosperity to the country. Turkey's minister for European Union affairs lashed out at the EU's "unacceptable" appeal for a probe into alleged irregularities in the referendum on boosting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.

Author: 0 British PM Calls For Early Election To Strengthen Brexit Hand

By holding an early vote, May would give herself more time to deal with post-Brexit fallout - the 2020 vote would fall one year after the country is set to leave the European Union - as well as a potentially stronger mandate during negotiations.

Business United Airlines CEO: 'This Will Never Happen Again'
Author: 0 United Airlines CEO: 'This Will Never Happen Again'

On Wednesday, United said it would compensate all passengers on board the flight the cost of their tickets. When Dao refused, United sent in Chicago Aviation police officers to remove him from the plane and the resulting cellphone video of the struggle shot by another passenger has turned into a PR nightmare for United.

Author: 0 Burberry shares tumble as slowdown in U.S. market halts growth

I am delighted that Marco and Julie have now joined the business. The analysts noted that the strong sales performance, announced last week, by market leader LVMH of France increases the upside risk for Burberry, which recently saw Belgium's richest man - activist investor Albert Frere - take a 3% stake in the British firm via his Groupe Bruxelles Lambert vehicle.

Business IBM posts first revenue miss in five quarters, shares tumble
Author: 0 IBM posts first revenue miss in five quarters, shares tumble

The stock of International Business Machines Corp . The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 4.64 and the short float is around of 1.85%. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.31%. Are investors supposed to sell when the stock hits the target? International Business Machines Corp .

Business Amazon Fire Stick TV is everything Google Chromecast should have been
Author: 0 Amazon Fire Stick TV is everything Google Chromecast should have been

Interestingly Amazon has also sent out media invites to select members of the press, where its country head, and country devices head are expected to be present. In case you have not subscribed to the Prime services you will be getting a one-year complimentary Amazon Prime service. In the wake of a series of genre-busting content and platform deals that have blurred the lines between broadcasters and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) providers, Netflix flatly rejected the possibility ...

Business United Kingdom general election: What will it mean for trade with the GCC?
Author: 0 United Kingdom general election: What will it mean for trade with the GCC?

The Cayman Islands, as an overseas territory, could therefore find itself dealing with an entirely new administration in Britain just two weeks after its own election, though the probability of the Tory Party losing is slim. There is "no turning back" from Brexit, May said on Tuesday. May's governing Conservatives now have a slight majority, with 330 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley: We Don't See Peace in Syria With Assad

The attack against a Syrian air base was the first US assault against the government of President Bashar Assad. The Iranian president also slammed the use of chemical weapons in the Arab country, saying reports suggest that terrorists have access to chemical weapons and USA attacks may encourage their further use of such weapons.

Author: 0 Apple gets autonomous vehicle testing permit in California

Apple will begin testing self-driving vehicle technology in California, its first public move into a highly competitive field that could radically change transportation. Apple said in a November letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission that it is " investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation ".