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Author: 0 Homes of Indian ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

The CBI conducted raids at around 14 different locations in Chennai and also in the national capital in connection with the criminal misconduct in grant of FIPB approval. Tom Vadakkan, a Congress party spokesman, said the raids were an attempt to malign Chidambaram's reputation and that they had found no incriminating evidence.

Business Trump to call for Muslims to 'unite against terror'
Author: 0 Trump to call for Muslims to 'unite against terror'

President Donald Trump, in a high-profile speech Sunday, will look to set the US and himself on new footing with the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide who have heard much of the President's Islamophobic comments on the campaign trail and little in the way of outreach.

Business Major worldwide flight delays at Sydney and Melbourne airports
Author: 0 Major worldwide flight delays at Sydney and Melbourne airports

Immigration New Zealand reported that the Advanced Passenger Processing System - a border-clearance process used globally - went down at 9.30am local time (7.30am AEST). A computer crash that caused lengthy delays for worldwide passengers at New Zealand and Australian airports has been fixed. Check with your airline for latest information.

Business Budget's big bank levy could open the door for fintech lenders
Author: 0 Budget's big bank levy could open the door for fintech lenders

The Treasurer said there were signs of an improving global economy and "there is clearly the potential for better days ahead". "The only people paying more tax from July 1 this year are the banks and multi-nationals", Mr Morrison said, in a line that could have come directly from the ALP play book.

Business Turkey's Erdogan Re-elected as Party Leader
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan Re-elected as Party Leader

At the congress, the party delegates not only elected their leader but also members of the party's boards: the Central Decision and Executive Board (MKYK), Central Disciplinary Board (MDK), Intra-Party Democracy and Arbitration Board, and Political Virtue and Ethics Board.

Author: 0 Ford to slash 10% of salaried jobs in North America, Asia

The company said a large group of salaried workers would not be covered by the planned cuts, including those in product development and in the Ford Credit unit. Ford is getting leaner as it faces an onslaught of challenges, from slowing US sales to high-tech challengers to its own disgruntled shareholders. In January, Ford also added 700 MI jobs, following criticism from Trump over plans to increase production in Mexico.

Author: 0 N Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, Seoul says

The launch comes a day after North Korea said the U.S. was within strike range and claimed it has "all kinds of powerful means for annihilating retaliatory strikes". According to an anonymous source, it was not believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile. China says North Korea should stop its pursuit of nuclear missiles and the United States should stop the war games on and around the Korean Peninsula.

Business Unbeaten Celtic match Rangers' 118-year record
Author: 0 Unbeaten Celtic match Rangers' 118-year record

It made an invincible season a no-doubter and gave Celtic 106 goals on the season, breaking its own Scottish record of 105 goals in one season. It was the first unbeaten season in the Scottish top flight since 1899, when Rangers matched Celtic's achievement of the previous year, but the campaign was only 18 games long in those days.

Business NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure
Author: 0 NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure

It comes as North Korea's deputy United Nations envoy said the U.S. needs to roll back its " hostile policy " toward Pyongyang before talks could take place between the pair. Last weekend, the DPRK test-fired a missile called the Hwasong-12 which they said was a "new" type of weapon capable of carrying on a nuclear warhead.

Business Pune take on Pollard's Mumbai in IPL title showdown
Author: 0 Pune take on Pollard's Mumbai in IPL title showdown

Apart from this, they are nearly a virtual victor of the IPL 2017. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said that after losing five wickets in the first six-seven overs, it was always going to be hard for his side to come back and win against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) second qualifier game at the M.

Author: 0 United States slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

People have no food. There's great violence . And we will do whatever is necessary and we will work together to do whatever is necessary to help with fixing that. Another sanctioned magistrate, Calixto Ortega, is a long-time diplomat who was sent by Maduro in 2014 to Aruba to negotiate the release of a retired army general who had been arrested by the Netherlands, which runs the Caribbean island's foreign affairs, on a USA drug warrant.

Author: 0 Trump has a message for the Muslim world

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will sign the memorandum of understanding in Riyadh , where the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is holding a summit with Trump. Donald Trump and his wife Melania, the First Lady of the United States, are on an official visit to Saudi Arabia as part of the first leg of his worldwide tour to the Middle East and Europe.

Author: 0 GST will take three months to stabilise industries: Crisil

Small cars of less than four meter length and with petrol engine of up to 1200 cc will attract 1 per cent cess on top of the peak rate. With a better system in place, compliance will improve, he declared. "We can only hope that is agreed to when valuation rules are more clearly defined". "I am sure the state will take an appropriate decision", the minister said.

Business Fractious House panel at centre of latest Trump probes
Author: 0 Fractious House panel at centre of latest Trump probes

Before the Justice Department's announcement of Mueller's selection, most Republicans opposed bringing on a special counsel into the investigation. "We can't deal with speculation and innuendo and there's clearly a lot of politics being played", the Wisconsin Republican said after meeting with his colleagues.

Business Rouhani wins second term as Iran's President
Author: 0 Rouhani wins second term as Iran's President

Fixing the economy will not be easy. "His place among us in this morning of victory is quite empty", Rouhani said of Rafsanjani. But he faces a stark challenge from US President Donald Trump, who is now visiting Iran's bitter regional rival Saudi Arabia, and has threatened to tear up the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions.

Author: 0 Wielding swords, Trump, US officials sway to tunes of Arabian ardha dance

After an overnight flight, the president was greeted at the airport by King Salman, which was notable given that the monarch did not show up past year to welcome President Barack Obama on his final visit to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia announced more than $55 billion in deals with US companies Saturday, coinciding with President Donald Trump's arrival here for a two-day visit.

Business Seeded Cards take 3-game losing streak into ACC Tournament
Author: 0 Seeded Cards take 3-game losing streak into ACC Tournament

Each team in the four pools will play one game against each of the other two opponents in its pool Tuesday through Friday (May 23-26). The fourth-seeded Cavaliers (41-13, 18-12 ACC) begin play at 11 a.m. Saturday. We have the dates and times for all the tourney games. No. 11 Boston College vs. #4 Virginia vs. #9 Duke (Pool D) - 11:00 a.m. Wake Forest, Virginia and Clemson round out the top five seeds.

Author: 0 Watch out Amazon. Walmart is coming for you

Now there are signs that it is paying off: Walmart on Thursday reported a robust 63 percent surge in online sales in the most recent quarter. During the first quarter, online sales and GMV witnessed a growth rate of 7 percent and 7.5 percent respectively.

Author: 0 State jobless rate holds steady, local rates fall

Glenn County's unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in April; Tehama County, 6.2 percent. Humboldt County ranked 14th for the lowest unemployment rate for all 58 counties in the state in April, according to the latest data. Fewer people sought USA unemployment benefits last week, a sign Americans are benefiting from solid job security. Employment rose by 18,000 to a new record high above 6.1 million while unemployment rose by 4,000 to 315,000.

Author: 0 Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's official news agency says the Federal Bureau of Investigation has detained a Turkish man who attempted to sit in first class on a Los Angeles-Honolulu flight. Passenger Grant Arakelian said, "He was very quiet, moving very sluggish. He was trying to approach the cabin, like where the captain is", said another passenger, Grant Arakelian.

Business Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized
Author: 0 Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

Specifics of Lasorda's illness and condition have been kept private, but newspaper reported that the Hall of Famer been in the intensive care unit at a Los Angeles hospital. "He means a lot", manager Dave Roberts said. "He's helped me along the way, and supported me". "I was just talking to (a lady) and she said, 'Boy, you really had such a great life.' And I said, 'Yes.

Author: 0 Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Benchmark Co

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Business Duterte says China's Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil
Author: 0 Duterte says China's Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil

Along with the Philippines, ASEAN members Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei also maintain claims in the South China Sea that overlap with those of China and Taiwan. "We have a community of nations that signed it". Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the attempt of President Rodrigo Duterte to raise the issue of possible oil exploration in the West Philippine Sea had only caused alarm to the Chinese government.

Author: 0 Goods and Service Tax rates: 83 services exempt, 13 in 5% slab

The government has over the last several years widened the service tax base through a negative list-based approach as per which all services other than those that are specifically excluded from taxation are taxed. The rates are in line with those finalised for goods. E-commerce players like Flipkart, Snapdeal will have to deduct 1 per cent TCS (tax collected at source) while making payments to suppliers, Adhia said.

Business Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say
Author: 0 Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

South Korea, which called the launch "reckless and irresponsible", said the missile flew about 500 kilometers (300 miles) from an area near Pukchang, in western North Korea. In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "challenge to the world" that tramples global efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear and missile problems peacefully, and vowed to bring up the issue as the "main agenda" of this week's G-7 summit in Italy.

Author: 0 South China Sea code of conduct draft approved

Duterte is known for his sometimes-provocative remarks, which his office usually retracts later and blames media for spinning some of his words. It did not mention Manila's victory previous year before a United Nations-backed arbitration court, which ruled that China's claims on the disputed waters did not have legal basis.

Business Obama-era methane waste rule stays despite US Senate vote
Author: 0 Obama-era methane waste rule stays despite US Senate vote

Republicans and industry groups call the rule another example of federal overreach under Obama and say it duplicates state rules in place throughout the West. "The administration's reasons were twofold: For one, the rule would reduce waste of a natural resource being pulled from public lands". "After approving a series of measures undoing federal health and environmental protections, a majority of the Republican-controlled Senate at last has come to its collective senses", Rhea Suh, ...

Business Kate forced to 'ssh' young pageboys and bridesmaids at sister Pippa's wedding
Author: 0 Kate forced to 'ssh' young pageboys and bridesmaids at sister Pippa's wedding

Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London. The bride and groom shared a tender moment when they left the picturesque St Mark's church as the youngsters, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, played around their feet. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a long-sleeved, blush pink Alexander McQueen dress. "It's been a insane couple of years since my sister's wedding, but it's had its upsides and downsides, and I just feel really fortunate to be able to build a career as a writer", she ...

Business 6 suspected child lifters lynched in Jharkhand
Author: 0 6 suspected child lifters lynched in Jharkhand

Following the incident, the police had asked the villagers not to pay heed to rumours. The messages widely circulated on WhatsApp had information about sedatives seized from the miscreants, injections and handkerchiefs used to administer them on children, and about how they dress in black speaking "various languages".

Author: 0 Philippines President Says China Threatened War Over Territory Dispute

He also criticized Duterte for dealing with China bilaterally and "his habit of presenting a picture of hopelessness so people would agree to his own solutions like the full embrace of China ". The Chinese Embassy could not be reached for comment Friday, but Duterte's claims are expected to raise new tensions. The draft CoC framework will be submitted to the respective foreign ministers for consideration.

Author: 0 ICJ didn't order consular access to Jadhav: Sartaj Aziz

Calling the ICJ stay on Jadhav's execution as "unfavourable" outcome, the PTI has raised a series of questions, seeking sought an explanation from Sharif on the Indian response on the Jadhav issue. A Pakistani military court had last month sentenced Jadhav to death for alleged espionage and terrorism. The Congress party on Saturday dubbed Pakistan's move to appoint an ad hoc judge to the bench of International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

Author: 0 OPEC to extend and deepen cuts, sources claim

In the following days, they continued to languish around 9% below the 17-month highs touched in early January, when hope for the cuts swiftly rebalancing the market was at its peak. Even though the OPEC members have cut down their production; but it is also true that the oil producers of the United States have pronouncedly enhanced their output.

Author: 0 Snap shares tank 23 percent after reporting $2.2 billion net losses

That's not bad, considering Facebook only posted 32 percent user growth at its own post-IPO quarterly report in 2012, but it was already at 552 million users then, compared to Snapchat's current 166 million daily active users. During the earnings call Wednesday, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel shot down criticism over competition from Facebook, essentially calling the company an imitator.

Business Marco Silva calls for positive end to season
Author: 0 Marco Silva calls for positive end to season

Silva is a free agent this summer after failing to keep Hull in the Premier League, which would have triggered an automatic 12-month extension to his £40,000-a-week deal. "It's clear to me the fantastic supporters deserve that, the players and the team deserve as well". Silva remains focused on trying to give Hull fans something to cheer about as he attempts to finish the campaign on a high, although second-placed Spurs will provide a stern test.

Author: 0 A Technical Look At 2 Stocks: Incyte Corporation (INCY), DURECT Corporation (DRRX)

SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Incyte's Q3 2017 earnings at $0.05 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.03 EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($0.80) EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.33 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $2.39 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $3.49 EPS. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.12 EPS. In related news, insider David W. Gryska sold 41,528 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, April 10th.

Business Harvard Study Agrees With MRC: Media Biased Against Trump
Author: 0 Harvard Study Agrees With MRC: Media Biased Against Trump

It's no secret that the media are not President Trump's loudest cheering section, but a new study released Thursday by Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy lends a certain amount of credence to President Trump's recent claim that "No politician in history" has been "treated worse or more unfairly" by the media.

Business White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting
Author: 0 White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting

She did not say who was involved in discussions about the Paris agreement . "China has always regarded France as a high-priority partner... and maintains its support for the process of European integration", Xi was quoted as saying. China has called on the U.S. to honour its commitments to tackle climate change. Major US companies in technology, energy, health, consumer goods, and financial services, such as Apple , Google, Unilever, Microsoft , Facebook and Morgan Stanley , believe ...

Business Fares of Tejas train to be 20% more than Shatabdi Express
Author: 0 Fares of Tejas train to be 20% more than Shatabdi Express

The train will depart on its maiden journey from Mumbai to Goa on Monday. "Once it arrives, we will inspect it and make the necessary repairs". The incident took place even before the train completed its first journey. Catering services for the new train will be managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The much-awaited Tejas Express , which boasts several modern facilities on-board like LED TV and tea, coffee vending machine, will be flagged off from ...

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi rebel missile fired towards Riyadh

Speaking at a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh , Tillerson also said that Washington intends to intensify its efforts to deter Tehran in Syrian and Yemen , countries in which Washington and Tehran side with opposing sides.

Author: 0 Bellway plc's (BWY) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG

Ubran Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) had a decrease of 2.12% in short interest. Its down 2.12% from 5.89M shares previously. With 300 avg volume, 1402 days are for WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC (OTCMKTS:WDGJF)'s short sellers to cover WDGJF's short positions.

Business OPEC panel to conclude meeting Friday
Author: 0 OPEC panel to conclude meeting Friday

US crude production has climbed 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million barrels per day as shale producers have taken advantage of higher prices to boost activity. This afternoon, whiplashed investors are once again sharing optimism as the time for the cut extension draws nearer. This is the market's third push above $50 a barrel since the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major exporters including Russian Federation agreed in November to cut production by 1.8 ...

Business Battle lines drawn in Israel embassy move
Author: 0 Battle lines drawn in Israel embassy move

A map published by the White House ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Israel has drawn the ire of Israeli officials on Friday for not including the Arab territories occupied illegally by Israeli forces in 1967. After a chaotic back-and-forth over his itinerary, Trump now plans to visit the Western Wall in East Jerusalem , one of the holiest sites in Judaism, but without Israeli officials or a US statement that the sacred site belongs to Israel.

Business Floyd Mayweather clashes with Walsh brothers in London
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather clashes with Walsh brothers in London

If he's going to be a star in the future, it's going to have to be with a loss after fighting me. "I'm hoping and believing that they're underestimating Liam, and that they're just showing up". "Last time you had an undefeated fighter over here was Ricky Hatton and you know what I did to him?" The only other reputable fighter on his record is Cristobal Cruz.

Business President Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA
Author: 0 President Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA

In recent weeks, President Trump had indicated an intention to terminate NAFTA, but decided instead to renegotiate the agreement after "pleasant and productive" conversations with President Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada.

Author: 0 Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) Sees Large Volume Increase on Earnings Beat

Novavax , Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, August 8th. Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio . NVAX's distance from 200 Day SMA is -56.05%. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark law.

Business Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off
Author: 0 Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

The "unruly passenger" aboard American Airlines Flight 31 from Los Angeles to Honolulu was subdued after trying to rush toward the cockpit with a blanket over his head. He then boarded Flight 31 to Honolulu. According to other passengers on the flight, an American Airlines fight attendant blocked Uskanil's entry into the first class cabin with her serving cart as other passengers grabbed Uskanil from behind and restrained him.

Author: 0 Merkley Agrees NAFTA Needs Renegotiated, But Wary Of Trump Administration

President Donald Trump said repeatedly on the campaign trail that the 23-year trade agreement has sent US manufacturing jobs to Mexico and needs to be redone. "The world has changed, we've learned a lot and we can make it better", he said. "We believe today's action signals the beginning of a strong trade agenda for USA exporters".

Author: 0 Unemployment in San Diego Plunges 3.8 Percent in April

Over the past 12 months, Oregon's total nonfarm payroll employment rose 39,100, or 2.1 percent, which was a deceleration from the growth rate near or above 3 percent throughout much of the past four years. "That represents a growth rate of 2.6 percent, which is a full percentage point higher than the national rate of 1.6 percent". The largest unemployment rate decreases were in Alabama and Tennessee (-0.4 percentage point each).

Author: 0 Wal-Mart's online sales surge, tops 1Q expectations

Walmart's $3 billion acquisition of the online retailer Jet .com also helped the company boost e-commerce sales. Revenue was $16 billion, beating the analyst forecast of $15.6 billion. "Wal-Mart's long string of investments in labor and e-commerce, including acquisitions, are enabling modest market share gains", John Zolidis, director equity research with the Buckingham Research Group said.