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Author: 0 Yemeni civilians' protection is top priority, Saudi-led coalition says

He has also initiated a review of United States assistance to the coalition in its campaign backing the internationally recognised Yemeni government and its allies against the Houthi rebels. Washington alleges that Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional rival, has shipped missiles to Yemen but Tehran denies the charge. On Monday, a delegation from the Russian parliament's upper house, headed by its speaker Valentina Matvienko, concluded a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia, where it held meetings with ...

Business Modi world's most followed leader on Instagram
Author: 0 Modi world's most followed leader on Instagram

Women are already using their maiden names in passport application after marriage also, then what's new decision is for? Modi was addressing the 50th year celebrations of IMC Ladies Wing in Mumbai when he said, "Women do not have to submit their marriage or divorce certificate for a passport ".

Business Treasury doesn't name any countries as currency manipulators
Author: 0 Treasury doesn't name any countries as currency manipulators

Treasury finds that six major trading partners warrant being placed on the Monitoring List for special attention: "China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan", it said. "Unfortunately the Presidents failure to name China a currency manipulator is symptomatic of a lack of real, tough action on trade against China". China now only meets one of the criteria, according to the report: a large trade surplus with the US.

Business HBO's Making FAHRENHEIT 451 With Michael Shannon And Michael B. Jordan
Author: 0 HBO's Making FAHRENHEIT 451 With Michael Shannon And Michael B. Jordan

Legendary filmmaker François Truffaut adapted the novel himself in a 1966 film and the idea of another remake has been kicking around for some time. Behind the wheel for this take on the tale is 99 Homes helmer Ramin Bahrani and now, we've got the first bit of casting news for the HBO Films project.

Author: 0 Canada refutes United States claims of unfair dairy trade

Canada has marketing boards that decide how much milk, poultry and eggs will be sold each year in Canada, then sets a minimum price while keeping foreign dairy products out because that would "screw this whole system up", the Toronto-based National Post newspaper reported in an story on price fixing last fall.

Business Analysts Recommendations AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)
Author: 0 Analysts Recommendations AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of AK Steel Holding from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and increased their price objective for the company from $8.39 to $11.00 in a research note on Monday, February 13th.

Author: 0 Pepe desperate to earn new contract and stay at Real Madrid

It was tough, but we got the draw thanks to a great pass by Angelito", Griezmann said. "I've been through a lot with Pepe, we've shared things on and off the pitch and that I wish you the best on the planet", said Raul. The France global forward said this week he had faith in Atleti's ability to beat Madrid again. "Clearly we deserved all three points today".

Business Australia scraps 457 temporary work visa to 'put Australians first'
Author: 0 Australia scraps 457 temporary work visa to 'put Australians first'

In his speech to the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Turnbull said changes to citizenship rules allow the country's migration program to contribute further to social cohesion while enhancing the security of every Australian. Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said businesses that failed to hire Australians over overseas workers would be "named and shamed". According to the Daily Telegraph more than 130,000 people from across 210 countries become Australian citizens each year.

Business Applications for USA jobless aid rise but remain at low level
Author: 0 Applications for USA jobless aid rise but remain at low level

Filings for first-time claims rose by 10,000 to 244,000, according to the government's latest report (pdf.). New claims for USA jobless benefits rose slightly in mid-April but the total number of people seeking unemployment insurance hit a 17-year low, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Author: 0 Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

Witnesses and a family member told the Reuters news agency that Moreno, 18, was on his way to play football and did not plan to take part in the demonstration when government supporters approached an opposition gathering and fired shots. Some unhappy Venezuelans also steer clear of protests, fearful of violence, cynical that marches can bring about change, or too busy looking for food amid the recession.

Business China's CMC in tie-up with Hollywood talent agency CAA
Author: 0 China's CMC in tie-up with Hollywood talent agency CAA

The new partnership will create a wide spectrum of new business and client opportunities in the swiftly growing Chinese market. "Our deep partnership will benefit the development of both the US and Chinese markets, with CAA helping CMC to enter the USA market while CMC assisting CAA to pursue a transition in China, especially helping CAA to upgrade its agency business in today's digital world", Li Ruigang said in the announcement.

Business CSX posts higher profit, new CEO says better is to come
Author: 0 CSX posts higher profit, new CEO says better is to come

CSX shares rose nearly 3 percent in after-hours trading.After almost two years in which the Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad experienced precipitous declines in coal freight volumes, CSX experienced a 3 percent increase in coal during the first quarter.

Author: 0 Most Recent Analysts Ratings BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BBRY . The shares have been given a mean Hold rating keeping in view the consensus of 19 Analysts. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -44.5% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -54.2%. The business's revenue was down 39.0% on a year-over-year basis.

Author: 0 Kerber, Wozniacki congratulate mother-to-be Serena

Williams' spokeswoman, Kelly Bush Novak, ended any doubts in an email to the Associated Press. She announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in December and has not played on tour since her grand slam success Down Under, when she overtook Steffi Graf to claim the outright Open era record for slam singles titles.

Business Bill O'Reilly forced out at Fox News
Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly forced out at Fox News

More than 50 advertisers have since abandoned his show. An internal 21st Century Fox memo obtained by ABC News on Wednesday said that the "decision follows an extensive review done in collaboration with outside counsel". She added: "It is the end of an era here at the Fox News Channel". O'Reilly's "Killing" historical series, including "Killing Lincoln" and "Killing Reagan", have consistently sold 1 million or more copies in hardcover, a rare achievement in publishing, and his platform ...

Business GM says Venezuela illegally seizes auto plant
Author: 0 GM says Venezuela illegally seizes auto plant

General Motors Venezolana, GM's subsidiary in the country, has operated in Venezuela for almost 70 years. GMV said authorities seized its plant Wednesday afternoon and that its associated bank accounts likely are also out of its control, meaning the company can not make payments, such as employee wages.

Business Green Investment Bank sold to Macquarie for £2.3bn
Author: 0 Green Investment Bank sold to Macquarie for £2.3bn

To date, the GIB has invested about £800m per year and the Macquarie deal could see that rise to £3bn over the next three years. Lord Smith of Kelvin, independent chair of the GIB, said: "Macquarie has made significant and important commitments to the UK Government to maintain GIB as a discrete entity within its business, maintaining GIB's investment focus and approach with a target to invest more capital each year than GIB has historically".

Business No housing measures that could boost demand: Morneau
Author: 0 No housing measures that could boost demand: Morneau

Home prices in the Toronto area climbed 6.2 percent last month, the biggest one-month gain on record, according to a benchmark price index by the Canadian Real Estate Association, and are up nearly 30 percent over the past 12 months. Rent control, which will also be part of the changes being brought in, is said to be facing the most resistance from the real estate industry, according to sources.

Business VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times
Author: 0 VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

Normally, under that program, vets are eligible if they have been waiting 30 days for an appointment or live 40 miles away from a VA facility that provides the care that they need. "This allows Veterans to see how VA is performing". "Thanks to the leadership of CVS Health and the VA, Phoenix's almost 120,000 Veterans will now be served at 24 different area MinuteClinic locations for minor health care services".

Author: 0 Boston Bruins vs. Ottawa Senators - 4/19/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

There is something troublesome about having a lead and trying to hold it in this opening National Hockey League playoff tussle between the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins. Bobby Ryan scored the OT victor on the power play, and he probably shouldn't have been on the ice, and definitely shouldn't have had the man advantage.

Author: 0 Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US

Last week, Trump received a letter from four U.S. dairy industry groups - the National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council, the International Dairy Foods Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture - that accused Canada of violating its trade commitments to the U.S.

Business MBA: Quiet week for mortgage applications as volume drops
Author: 0 MBA: Quiet week for mortgage applications as volume drops

However, the Refinance Index recorded a scant 0.2 percent increase from the previous week while the refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 42.4 percent of total applications from 41.6 percent the previous week. The best 20 year fixed rate loan interest rates are being offered for 3.750% today carrying an April of 3.891%. The lowest 90% fixed rate now costs 5% less than it did at this time previous year, while 60% LTVs costs 4% less than in April 2016.

Business R Street applauds Texas House passage of HB 100
Author: 0 R Street applauds Texas House passage of HB 100

Rep. Matt Schaefer , R- Tyler, was among those who voted for the bill and said it's a step in the right direction. However, the bill could face a challenge in the Texas Senate, which decreased funding for public schools by $1.8 billion in general revenue in its budget in early April.

Author: 0 Rio Tinto Keeps Iron Ore Guidance Despite Disruptions

Rio Tinto plc is a mining and metals company. Societe Generale set a GBX 3,600 ($44.99) price objective on Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) in a research report released on Thursday morning. Despite these disruptions, Rio Tinto has maintained its 2017 full year shipments guidance between 330 and 340 million tonnes. · First quarter bauxite production of 11.3 million tonnes and aluminium production of 889 thousand tonnes were both two per cent higher than the corresponding quarter of 2016.

Author: 0 Netflix Nears 100 Million Subs Mark

Netflix reported first-quarter customer numbers slightly below expectations, but said it still sees "gigantic" potential for global growth. By this weekend, the firm is expected to reach about 100 million subscribers globally. In the USA, revenues and profits both grew, hitting $1.5 billion and $606 million respectively. On the issue of live sports, following Amazon's National Football League deal, Netflix commented: " That is not a strategy that we think is smart for us since we ...

Author: 0 Netflix nears 100 million subscribers

Despite the growth, subscription numbers fell short of expectations - the company previously predicted 1.5 million in the USA and 3.7 million internationally. Discussing competition, Netflix predicted the launch of new over-the-top subscription TV services in the U.S. - like YouTube TV and Hulu's forthcoming TV offering - will not have "much of an impact" on the business as Netflix is "largely complementary" to pay TV packages.

Author: 0 Me International plc (PHTM) Given Corporate Rating at FinnCap

Since November 3, 2016, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 selling transactions for $3.42 million activity. Shares of Carpetright plc ( LON:CPR ) opened at 251.8125 on Thursday. Nicholas Investment Prtn Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.21% or 35,722 shares. Peel Hunt reissued an "add" rating and issued a GBX 850 ($10.70) price target on shares of Novae Group Plc in a research report on Tuesday, January 10th.

Business OPEC set to extend output deal, says Saudi energy minister
Author: 0 OPEC set to extend output deal, says Saudi energy minister

Non-OPEC oil producers such as Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brunei, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Russia, Sudan, and South Sudan agreed to reduce output by 558,000 barrels per day starting from January 1, 2017 for six months, extendable for another six months.

Business United CEO Says Airline Won't Use Law Enforcement Officers to Remove Passengers
Author: 0 United CEO Says Airline Won't Use Law Enforcement Officers to Remove Passengers

In an interview with ABC's " Good Morning America " aired on April 12, Oscar Munoz said he felt "ashamed" watching video of the man being forced off the jet, The Associated Press reported. After the incident, he remained in Chicago to receive treatment at a local hospital for his injuries, according to a statement on Tuesday from his lawyers.

Business Vijay Mallya: indian tycoon Arrested For Embezzlement
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya: indian tycoon Arrested For Embezzlement

Talking to India Today, CBI Spokesperson RK Gaur said, "It has not been decided whether we need to go London or be a part of the extradition process from India itself". Mallya inherited United Breweries Group from his father at the age of 28 and turned it into one of the world's largest spirits makers, hosting extravagant yacht parties with Bollywood stars and politicians along the way.

Author: 0 Blazers' Nurkic out for Game 2

The Warriors, who won Game 1 on Sunday, also listed Shaun Livingston as questionable with a sprained right index finger and bruised hand, while forward Matt Barnes is questionable with a sprained right ankle and foot. Besides McCollum and Lillard, who combined for 75 points in the game , the remaining Trail Blazers were only able to add 34 points and shot an abysmal 12-of-39 from the field.

Author: 0 IMF raises global growth forecast for this year

Last week, the bank projected last week that the economy will expand by 2.6 per cent this year, up from its prior estimate of 2.1 per cent growth. Growth is also predicted to slow sharply in Iran, to 3.3 per cent in 2017, from 6.5 per cent a year ago when the Islamic republic won a boost from the lifting of economic sanctions.

Author: 0 Apple on track to test self-driving cars in California

As per media reports , the company hired automobile and self-driving technology experts and has setup a team under Project Titan to develop its autonomous vehicle . Above Avalon analyst Neil Cybart believes Apple is still interested in building the whole vehicle. That statement from Apple's director of product integrity ( previously of Ford ), Steve Kenner, included this line: "The company is investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about the ...

Author: 0 U.K. Sells Green Investment Bank to Macquarie for $3 Billion

Macquarie has committed to a £3bn target for new green infrastructure investment over the next three years as part of the acquisition with GIB to be the primary vehicle for renewables spending in the United Kingdom and Europe. "It now makes sense to move it into the private sector where it will be free from the constraints of public sector ownership". Critics have also argued it is the wrong time to sell the bank, particularly in light of the government's commitments to low-carbon ...

Author: 0 Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

There are approximately 6,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons, according to Palestinian figures. The reports about the conversation between Zomlot and Ratney stated that the Palestinian envoy, who is considered one of the closest people to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, emphasized the "dire situation" of the prisoners.

Business ATS detained ISIS suspect from Bihar's Narkatiaganj
Author: 0 ATS detained ISIS suspect from Bihar's Narkatiaganj

Two of these terror suspects have been arrested from a mosque in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh by the state ATS, Times of India has reported . Searches were carried out in Mumbai (Maharashtra), Jalandhar (Punjab), Narkatiaganj (Bihar), Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh) and Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh).

Business Unilever first-quarter sales top expectations
Author: 0 Unilever first-quarter sales top expectations

In the markets in which it operates, growth was around 2 percent with negative volumes. On a busy day of reporting for Europe's food producers, Danone will announce first-quarter sales after markets close. After fending off Kraft Heinz in February, Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman said Unilever will deliver on promises to increase shareholder returns via buybacks and lift profitability goals.

Author: 0 Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

Veteran Fyodor Yurchikhin and first-timer Jack Fischer set off in bright conditions at 8.13am United Kingdom time. Russian Federation is scaling back space station staffing until its long-delayed science laboratory is flown to the orbiting outpost next year.

Author: 0 BP's Alaska North Slope Well Stops Leaking Crude Oil

So far, they report that no one has been injured and no wildlife impacted. The current BP natural gas leak on the North Slope isn't even the only natural gas leak in Alaska right now - an underwater natural gas pipeline in Alaska's Cook Inlet has been leaking for three months, threatening sensitive waters that are home to endangered beluga whales.

Business One dead, three injured in accident near Kashmere Gate ISBT
Author: 0 One dead, three injured in accident near Kashmere Gate ISBT

Three others identified as Asif, Karan and Sanjay were also critically injured in the incident. The police the teen driver was out celebrating with three of his classmates after finishing class 12 board exams. The driver has been sent for medical examination to determine whether he was drunk at the time of the accident, PTI reported. Narwal said the errant driver is a resident of Model Town area.

Author: 0 India and Australia decide to expand defence-security ties

In his address, Malcom stressed that Australia could be of significant assistance to India in the areas of nuclear, natural gas, clean coal and renewable energy, by providing access to advanced technology. CECA negotiations had first began on 2011; with the last one held in September 2015. "Labor, by contrast, can not point to one policy which would encourage a business to invest an extra dollar or employ an extra worker", he said.

Author: 0 Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

It has a 33.56 P/E ratio. The Company owns, develops and manages warehouse properties in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Among 6 analysts covering NMC Health PLC ( LON:NMC ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. It has outperformed by 12.30% the S&P500. The stock increased 1.65% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $2.47. Healthinvest Partners Ab holds 7.94% of its portfolio in Anika Therapeutics Inc for 175,967 shares.

Business Forget Apple Pay. Mastercard made a biometric credit card
Author: 0 Forget Apple Pay. Mastercard made a biometric credit card

The cards work by combining a fingerprint reader with an on-board chip that contains the digital template of the user's fingerprint . In South Africa, the cards were tested by employees of the supermarket chain Pick n Pay and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo claws back $75M from former execs

The report said Tolstedt hid the scale of the misconduct from the board, which only discovered that 5,300 staff had been fired for opening more than 2 million unauthorized accounts when the bank reached a $ 185 million settlement with regulators in September past year.

Author: 0 Govt working on Mallya's extradition

A press statement by the London Metropolitan Police said: "Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Extradition Unit have this morning, Tuesday April 19, arrested a man on an extraction warrant". Mallya's extradition was sent to Britain on February 8. "The proceedings may last six months to a year before a decision is passed", Mallya's counsel Amit Desai was quoted by Times of India as saying.

Business Oil producers 'might have to' extend output cuts: Saudi minister
Author: 0 Oil producers 'might have to' extend output cuts: Saudi minister

Later, non-OPEC countries agreed to reduce the output by another 558,000 barrels per day during the meeting held December 10, 2016. One African country has expressed interest in joining, Marzouq said, without identifying it. Saudi Arabia has undertaken the largest cut in oil output (486,000 barrels per day) among the participants of the OPEC deal signed a year ago in Vienna.