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Business Pence warns North Korea: The sword stands ready
Author: 0 Pence warns North Korea: The sword stands ready

Mr Mattis credited China with trying to help get the North Korea situation " under control " with the goal of denuclearising the peninsula. Four days later the ship was photographed sailing the other way, into the Indian Ocean. Longtime observers of the crisis are skeptical. The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement Wednesday that the USS Carl Vinson strike group is heading to the western Pacific "as a prudent measure".

Author: 0 Abe, Pence urge Beijing to do more on North Korea

US Vice-President Mike Pence said on Monday that recent US strikes in Syria, one of Pyongyang's few close allies, and Afghanistan should serve as a warning that President Donald Trump's resolve should not be tested. Japan is the second stop on a four-country trip that is taking Pence to South Korea, Indonesia and Australia. He told CNN's Dana Bash on Tuesday he believes North Korea is getting the message.

Business Annual NZ consumer prices rise 2.2% in 1Q
Author: 0 Annual NZ consumer prices rise 2.2% in 1Q

The New Zealand bonds slumped Thursday after reading the higher-than-expected consumer price inflation for the first quarter of this year, released earlier today. In March, the RBNZ said that CPI will be variable over the next year but will return to the midpoint of the target band (1- 3%) over the medium term.

Author: 0 What Analysts Have to Say About Barracuda Networks Inc (NYSE:CUDA)?

Zacks Investment Research cut Barracuda Networks from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, March 2nd. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This article was first posted by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark and copyright law.

Author: 0 Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is ready to bring sprawling Roastery store concept

Gradient Investments LLC raised its position in shares of Starbucks by 62.6% in the first quarter. It is positive, as 59 investors sold SBUX shares while 450 reduced holdings. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark law.

Business United promises 'thorough review' of policy for oversold flights
Author: 0 United promises 'thorough review' of policy for oversold flights

David Dao, a 69-year-old doctor from Kentucky, confirmed he was the man in the viral videos , which showed him bleeding from his mouth after law enforcement officers tried to remove him from the overbooked flight. " This will never happen again on a United flight". Pledging that no passenger will ever again be forcibly removed from a United flight, Munoz has dismissed calls for his resignation.

Business Netflix first-quarter growth misses without major drawing card
Author: 0 Netflix first-quarter growth misses without major drawing card

Netflix hasn't given any inkling it will raise prices again. Worldwide net additions were down from 5.1 million in the previous quarter to 3.5 million. The strategy update was noted in a letter to shareholders as part of the streaming provider's quarterly check-in with Wall Street in which it reported more than $2.6 billion in first-quarter revenue and net income of $178 million.

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge focus of tributes

Today we mark the 100th anniversary of a battle that occurred during one of the bloodiest wars in the history of the world - a battle that turned the world's attention to Canada. "All of those were things that I think came to mark Canadians not only as warriors", he says, "but to some degree how we carry out our day-to-day affairs".

Business VP Mike Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations
Author: 0 VP Mike Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

President Donald Trump in Washington and Pence at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea have signaled a forceful USA stance on North Korea's recent actions. "I thought it was important that we went outside", Pence said. "Under President Donald Trump, the United States will once again stand with our allies and stand up to our enemies".

Author: 0 No United Airlines Firings Over Passenger Dragging At O'Hare: CEO

He and other executives vowed to treat customers with dignity, and said that what happened to Dao will never happen again. He described the incident as a "system failure across various areas". Mr Munoz has declined to address that change until the airline finishes an internal review. However, United President Scott Kirby told reporters during a conference call yesterday that it was now too early to tell if the company's business in China would be hurt by the incident.

Author: 0 Trump, unlike Europe, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win

The pro-Kurdish opposition HDP, which had appealed along with the CHP for the referendum to be annulled, said the late decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots meant it was impossible to determine how many invalid or fake votes may have been counted.

Business Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship
Author: 0 Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

The 457 visa, which allowed skilled foreign workers and their partners and children to live in Australia for up to four years if sponsored by an employer, was created to fill labour shortages in the Australian economy. "We must ensure that our citizenship program is conducted in our national interest". "It accuses all immigrants. of not adhering with some confected notion of Australian values", GetUp human rights director Shen Narayanasamy said in a statement.

Business Petrostates Seek a Goldilocks Oil Price
Author: 0 Petrostates Seek a Goldilocks Oil Price

American Petroleum Institute (API) reported that United States markets continue to remain oversupplied though crude inventories slipped by 840,000 barrels in the week up to 14 April to 531.6 million barrels. In parallel, imports declined by 68,000 barrels a day last week to 7.8m barrels, while domestic oil output rose slightly. The minister highlighted the high level of compliance of oil producers with the production cuts that were set by the agreement, including the UAE's full compliance, ...

Author: 0 IPhone chip suppliers are ramping up, report says

As it turns out, Apple had blow-out iPhone sales in its first fiscal quarter of 2017, selling 78,290 million units in the three months that ended January 31. The same concept was used in iPhone 7 Plus but with a horizontal position. Because of its early lead in the mobile OLED display space, Samsung will enjoy a rare upper hand in this year's high-end smartphone contest.

Author: 0 Hyundai, Kia to promote new SUVs in Shanghai

But behind the scenes, many are anxious that batteries capable of delivering the same driving range as petrol cars are still too expensive. Carmakers in China are scrambling to develop and sell so-called new energy vehicles (NEVs) in anticipation of tougher new rules expected to be implemented as early as next year.

Business Delta Air Lines, Inc. Posted gains of 0.14% in the Last Trade
Author: 0 Delta Air Lines, Inc. Posted gains of 0.14% in the Last Trade

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Business Easter Monday blues for the USA dollar
Author: 0 Easter Monday blues for the USA dollar

Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday as tensions over the situation on the Korean Peninsula softened somewhat following U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's departure from South Korea for Japan. The dollar was trading at 108.89 yen, down from 109.12 yen. It hit its lowest level since November 15 on Monday, before closing higher on comments by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that he saw the currency's strength over the long term as a positive, although he agreed with Trump's view that it hurts ...

Author: 0 Exxon Mobil has reportedly applied for a waiver to work in Russian Federation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's former company has applied to get around USA sanctions on the Vladimir Putin regime, according to a report . Exxon Mobil Corp. Exxon applied for waiver from sanctions on Russian Federation. It was not immediately clear when its application for a waiver was filed, though a proposal has reportedly been floating around different federal government departments recently.

Business Observe the Analyst's Thoughts: Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (CHK)
Author: 0 Observe the Analyst's Thoughts: Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (CHK)

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Author: 0 Oil little changed in overall strong week for crude

Energy Information Administration will be released on Wednesday. Inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, site fell by 358,000 barrels, following last week's 1.34-million-barrel build. Front-month prices rose 32 cents to US$53.40 on Tuesday, the highest close since March 1. "Extending production cuts beyond June is gathering momentum", said Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer at Ayers Alliance Securities in Sydney.

Author: 0 Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

Turkey's opposition parties have the right to file objections to the outcome of a recent referendum on expanding presidential powers, the prime minister said Wednesday, but he warned that calling for street protests was unacceptable. Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the main opposition Republican People's Party's representative at the board, said they would take the decision to the constitutional court and then to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary.

Business United Passenger Identified as Dr. David Dao
Author: 0 United Passenger Identified as Dr. David Dao

Munoz, who was forced to release a second apology when his first came under fire for being insensitive, said he felt "ashamed" when he watched the viral videos of passenger David Dao being forcibly removed from the flight. "I told the officer, we'll be back when you handle this". He said Dao is not at fault. Asked why it took until Tuesday to apologize to the passenger, Munoz said his "initial words fell short".

Business Sizzling Stock Alert: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
Author: 0 Sizzling Stock Alert: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

The stock has earnings growth of 96.90% yoy and showed a low EPS growth of -31.50% over the past five years. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. HAUENSTEIN GLEN W sold 43,717 shares worth $2.22 million. Due to positive move, the stock's recent closing price is higher than its previous close of $44.35.

Author: 0 WW3 threat: China's new warship fires deadly missiles off North Korea

Kim reportedly added that the Trump administration's deployment of the Carl Vinson Strike Group, which is expected to arrive in South Korea's East Sea next Tuesday, proves that the United States intends to invade the North. He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail but a n official said the missile was a Scud variant that the United States calls a KN-17.

Author: 0 Oil hits five-week top on geopolitical tensions, strong demand

Despite a bigger than expected drop in USA crude oil inventories, oil prices fell from their five-week highs, reached last week after the United States launched a set of airstrikes against the Syrian government. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) fell by 9 cents to $52.99 a barrel, after touching a five-week high of $53.23 a barrel. North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of American aggression as a U.S.

Business WTI futures sent reeling by smaller than expected decline in oil stocks
Author: 0 WTI futures sent reeling by smaller than expected decline in oil stocks

The U.S. Energy Information Administration early Wednesday reported that crude supplies fell by a more-than-expected 1 million barrels for the week ended April 14. Saudi Arabia , boasting the world's second largest oil reserves, is now leading world's oil exports and is one of the most influential OPEC member.

Business Bahrain GP: Hamilton, Bottas finish in podium but Vettel secures win
Author: 0 Bahrain GP: Hamilton, Bottas finish in podium but Vettel secures win

Ferrari did a better job. "The second stint was better but I was still struggling with over-steer and then I couldn't get the rear-end to work in the last stint". The title looks destined to be contested between the four-time champion and Hamilton heading into the Russian Grand Prix , though the role of Bottas in the final reckoning is yet to be determined.

Business Trump administration says no U.S. trading partners manipulate currency
Author: 0 Trump administration says no U.S. trading partners manipulate currency

The Treasury notified Seoul that it was closely monitoring its currency intervention practices. And Germany, as part of the eurozone, can not act unilaterally to change the value of the euro. President Trump says he won't label China a currency manipulator as long as Beijing helps rein in North Korea. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal last week, Trump blamed the trade imbalance with China on a too-strong dollar.

Author: 0 Turkish electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

European Union foreign ministers will meet on April 28 in Malta to discuss the next steps. The "Yes" camp won Sunday's referendum with 51.41 percent of the vote but the aftermath has been shadowed by opposition claims of blatant vote-rigging and angry protests in parts of Istanbul.

Author: 0 'Aussie values': 457 visa will go

Applicants who cheat during the citizenship test will automatically fail. Nasscom said it will work closely with the governments of India and Australia to understand more details on the changes and ensure these changes can be implemented seamlessly to ensure business continuity for Australian customers.

Author: 0 Trump business practices clash with his "Buy American" order

According to the executive order signed by Trump, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Labour, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall suggest reforms to help ensure that H-1B visas are awarded to the most-skilled or highest-paid petition beneficiaries.

Author: 0 United Airlines Won't Be Firing Anyone Over Dr. David Dao's Assault

Lawyers for Mr Dao reported that their client, a physician from Pennsylvania, sought treatment for unspecified injuries at a local hospital following the incident. According to the couple, who said they were en route to get married, a federal marshal had escorted them from the plane before take-off from Houston, Texas, but United denied this on Sunday, saying in a statement that neither a marshal nor other authorities was involved.

Business United Airlines deserves this dose of turbulence
Author: 0 United Airlines deserves this dose of turbulence

United Airlines crew members will no longer be able to bump a passenger who is already seated in one of the airline's planes. United has weathered a string of negative headlines in recent weeks, the most high-profile of which was Chicago aviation officers hauling 69-year-old David Dao off a Louisville-bound flight April 9 while horrified passengers filmed the chaos.

Business Celebrities Bring Awareness to Equal Pay Day - See Their Social Media Posts!
Author: 0 Celebrities Bring Awareness to Equal Pay Day - See Their Social Media Posts!

Over fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women continue to earn about eighty percent as much money as men. Young Women's Trust is now calling for action to be taken under the new regulations , as the charity believes that whilst it is a step forward, it does not go far enough to help close the gender pay gap.

Author: 0 Crude oil eases for second day on rising U.S. inventories

As a dollar-denominated commodity, a cheaper buck tends to make oil more affordable for Global buyers. Despite a bigger than expected drop in U.S. crude oil inventories, oil prices fell from their five-week highs, reached last week after the United States launched a set of airstrikes against the Syrian government.

Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers approve general election for June

She said the early ballot would strengthen Britain's negotiating hand with the 27-member EU. Even if you argue that opinion polls have had some very hard times over the a year ago or so, it's looking like the gap between the two parties is so enormous that May may double, or even quadruple, her majority - if some of the polls are to believed.

Author: 0 White House defends portrayal of 'armada' push toward Korean peninsula

The New York Times reported the administration officials' conflicting reports as "glitch-ridden sequence of events ..." A key to unraveling the confusion, the Times reports, was a photo taken Saturday and posted online by the Navy on Monday showing the Carl Vision sailing through Indonesian islands thousands of miles away from North Korea.

Author: 0 Senator proposes Passengers Bill of Rights in wake of United incident

The story spread rapidly on social media in the Asian nation, which is a critical market for Chicago-based United. Mr Munoz has declined to address that change until the airline finishes an internal review. He said that United's forecast for the April-through-June quarter has not changed. The switch to larger jets for many destinations is meant to show that United has a superior product while making it more competitive with domestic rivals.

Author: 0 O'Reilly's departure creates new challenges for Fox

Is it because of his remarks about slaves being "well-fed?" Last week, radio host and psychotherapist Wendy Walsh said she was denied a promised opportunity to work as a Fox News contributor after she rejected O'Reilly's sexual advances.

Author: 0 Foreign tech workers in the spotlight thanks to Trump's latest executive order

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the " Buy American and Hire American " executive order (EO), which addresses H-IB visas. Why shouldn't we try and hire American workers as much as possible, and yes, buy American products as much as we can? "We are going to defend our workers , protect our jobs and finally put America first", declared Trump at a rally in Wisconsin.

Business Economic Outlook: IMF projects Luxembourg growth slowdown
Author: 0 Economic Outlook: IMF projects Luxembourg growth slowdown

Similar estimates were presented by the Commission in February 2017. Retaining its growth forecast of 7.2 per cent for India for the fiscal, the International Monetary Fund in its World Economic Outlook , also estimated that India would grow at 7.7 per cent in 2018-19 and said that 8 per cent growth in the medium term is within reach.

Business Trump touts tax plan again
Author: 0 Trump touts tax plan again

But he said at the time that the effort "could slip to later this year". One of the most contentious elements of the Trump plans is the "border adjustment tax" which would apply to USA companies importing products, although Mnuchin has indicated that this is still under consideration.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch breaks sales record at Nintendo

If true, Nintendo's hybrid is already well on its way to achieving the projected 7.2 million in 2017, and could even exceed that number if holiday sales are particularly strong. That means Nintendo sold more copies of Breath of the Wild for the Switch than it sold of the Switch console itself. "Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different", Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime enthused.

Business David Dao Just Filed a Lawsuit Against United Airlines
Author: 0 David Dao Just Filed a Lawsuit Against United Airlines

When officers asked him to leave once again, Dao again refused, saying " you can drag me ." . Lawyers for the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago filed an emergency request with an IL state court on Wednesday to require the carrier to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident.

Author: 0 NHL PLAYOFFS: Senators outlast Bruins to take series lead

The Senators hold a 2-1 lead in the series with those wins and all three games have been decided by 1 goal. After taking a 2-1 advantage with a dramatic 4-3 OT victory on Bobby Ryan's victor in Game 3 Monday night, the Senators were calm, cool and collected as they met with the media at their Boston hotel Tuesday - and they understand the Bruins aren't about to back down just because this series hasn't the way they expected.

Business Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects
Author: 0 Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

The game is a free to download game and seemingly does not contain any in-app purchases. After an initial review of its procedures, United will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove seated passengers from its planes. I'm sure there was a lot of conjecture about me personally. "It was a system failure across various areas", Mr Munoz continued. Kirby said it is "really too early for us to tell anything" about whether bookings have been negatively affected by the flight ...