Author: 0 Police treating Manchester concert blast as 'terrorist incident'

Two US officials have told Reuters on condition of anonymity that initial signs pointed to a suicide bomber as being responsible for the bombing. "It was one bang and essentially everyone from the other side of the arena where the bang was heard from suddenly came running towards us as they were trying to exit".

Author: 0 Taking a Look at the Data Behind QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

William Blair downgraded the shares of MANH in report on Thursday, April 28 to "Market Perform" rating. Sell-side analysts are offering a consensus "Buy" rating on shares of Gigamon Inc. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be issued a $0.57 dividend. Pennsylvania-based Federated Pa has invested 0.08% in QUALCOMM, Inc .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Concert Tour Postponed After Manchester Bombing

If the latest blast is confirmed as a terrorist attack, it would be the most fatal in Britain since the London subway bombings in 2005 in which over 50 civilians were killed. "Pained by the attack in Manchester". He added: "We are grieving today, but we are strong. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased and prayers with the injured", Modi said in a tweet.

Business Christie touts New Jersey's falling unemployment rate
Author: 0 Christie touts New Jersey's falling unemployment rate

Chris Christie said on Monday that if it were up to him, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn never would have had a White House job. "If I were president-elect of the United States, I wouldn't let General Flynn in the White House, let alone give him a job", Christie said.

Author: 0 Election campaigning suspended after Manchester attack

Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said police were treating the blast as a terrorist incident and were working with counter-terrorism police and intelligence agencies but gave no further details on their investigation. Prime Minister Theresa May canceled campaign events Tuesday after the blast, which killed at least 19 people and injured more than 50. "Things are ongoing.

Author: 0 Modi condemns terror attack at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Concertgoers said that they saw nuts and bolts littering the ground near the blast scene and that the smell of explosives hung heavily in the air. "We are now treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise", said Ian Hopkins, chief constable of Greater Manchester Police.

Business China, Russia set up wide-body jet firm
Author: 0 China, Russia set up wide-body jet firm

The flights between the WA capital and China's commercial metropolis would use one of China Eastern's sizeable Airbus A330 fleet, although the airline also intends to fly the Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-9 from 2018 onwards on selected global routes.

Business Adani defers Carmichael coal mine investment decision
Author: 0 Adani defers Carmichael coal mine investment decision

Earlier in the day, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad hosed down suggestions Adani would be offered lower royalties to get its multi-billion dollar Carmichael mine in the Galilee Basin off the ground. Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan said the state government's indecision was putting thousands of jobs at risk. It said it would generate about A$22 billion (US$16.5 billion) in mining taxes and royalties in the first half of the project's 60-year life.

Author: 0 Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', 'warmongering' after Trump's Saudi visit

Spokesman Sean Spicer said the president was being kept up to date on the blast by his national security team. Klein, however, expressed disappointment that Trump did not call on Muslim leaders to condemn the terror groups by name, and that Trump also did not insist Muslim leaders end the use of textbooks promoting Islamic extremism.

Business Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike
Author: 0 Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

He suggested winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for Mr Corbyn. The Lib Dems say their manifesto , due out later, will offer young people a "brighter future" . A slew of nationalizations in the rail, water and energy industries capped Labour's pitch with Corbyn offering a "radical and responsible" plan to contrast with May's oft-repeated selling point of "strong and stable" leadership.

Business DeVos: School choice opponents 'chilled creativity'
Author: 0 DeVos: School choice opponents 'chilled creativity'

She told attendees at a pro-school choice conference in Indianapolis that it is important to provide not only options in education, but also "the widest number of quality options". "Everyone - in both parties - should support equal opportunity in education, regardless of a child's income, zip code or family circumstances", she said, noting that the nation's first formal school-choice program emerged in Milwaukee as the result of the work of a Democratic councilwoman.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart draws more shoppers, online sales jump

That's a rare bright spot in a largely gloomy retail environment in which retailers like Macy's and Target saw declines in comparable sales. While general merchandise sales fell during the first quarter largely because of delays in tax-refund checks, Wal-Mart reported improved grocery sales.

Business Find Out What This Harvard Student Did to Graduate with Honors
Author: 0 Find Out What This Harvard Student Did to Graduate with Honors

This is the first time in Harvard University's history that an Ivy League student submitted a rap album as his final thesis. "[African-Americans are] free, but the effects of slavery still exist", says Shaw. "Each song is an exploration of black liminality, that state between slavery and freedom". The complete album and its lyrics are available for free online.

Business WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA
Author: 0 WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA

Which types of systems have been infected so far? About 10 percent of the total computers of the district administration were affected by the ransomware, according to district collector P Bharathi, reported PTI. National Security Agency, creating a vastly potent class of crimeware. WannaCry is known to have attacked hospitals, railways systems, telecommunication networks, and courier services across countries globally.

Author: 0 Traders Secrets on Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), NCR Corporation (NCR)

Boston Advsr Ltd Liability accumulated 6,560 shares. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees acquired 14,016 shares as Sl Green Realty Corp (SLG)'s stock declined 8.11%. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not.

Author: 0 Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

He says Iran - Israel's chief enemy in the Middle East - must also cease funding, training and supplying weapons to terrorist groups and militias. Later Tuesday, Trump will return to Jerusalem to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and give a speech at the Israel Museum before wrapping up his two-day stop.

Author: 0 China's favoured trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

Although Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had initially said that the TPP would be "meaningless" without the USA, more recently, Japanese officials had begun to second calls from Australia and New Zealand to proceed without the U.S. Trump's newly appointed trade chief Robert Lighthizer, however, poured cold water on the prospect of a U.S. return, saying Washington "pulled out of the TPP and it's not going to change that decision".

Business United Kingdom police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert
Author: 0 United Kingdom police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

No victims had been identified as of Monday night ET. The cause of the explosion is unknown but the North West Counter Terrorism Unit is treating it as a possible terrorist incident. Shortly after news of the explosion broke, the Greater Manchester Police took to Twitter to report that the event had resulted in a number of confirmed fatalities - now listed at 19.

Author: 0 After Saudi arms deal, defense shares fly

This announcement is the most recent of billions of dollars in new deals signed between Saudi and US firms since Trump arrived Saturday in Riyadh. Correction: President Donald Trump signed a almost $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia.

Business Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights
Author: 0 Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

It is not clear why Stone suggested Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner had anything to do with his decision to accept the Order of Aldulaziz, which was also accepted by former presidents Barack Obama and George W. He told Saudi leaders and the heads of other countries in the region that he wasn't there to "lecture" them. "We are the second army after the USA military in the global coalition against terrorism", Al-Jubeir said .

Author: 0 President Trump touches orb in Saudi, lights up internet

Social media users mused that the image, in which Trump touches a globe with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, resembled a scene where villains enact their master plan. As the president spoke of a successful visit to the kingdom, describing his first day there as "tremendous", Stone took to social media to lash out at the fist stop on Trump's first foreign trip since taking office.

Author: 0 Putin: Russia will Develop Partnership Relations with Iran

Sending a tough message to Tehran shortly after pragmatist Hassan Rouhani was re-elected president, Trump had urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite to defeat Islamist militants. But as long as he continues to be involved in the region like his predecessors, he will continue to only help, not hinder, the proliferation of terrorism in the region, as America's involvement generates resentment and is often used as recruitment tools by terrorist cells.

Business Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech
Author: 0 Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech

Another video shows DeVos, who was given an honorary doctorate from Bethune-Cookman, saying later in her speech that she planned to visit the grave of the school's founder, Mary McLeod Bethune . The education secretary ended her speech by encouraging the students "to make your voice louder, your point bigger and your position stronger". After several minutes of non-stop heckling, Bethune-Cookman's President, Edison Jackson , interrupted DeVos to issue a stern warning to students.

Author: 0 Estimates & Target in Focus for Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)

The company has market cap of $6.96 billion. It has a 13.3 P/E ratio. The Adams Asset Advisors Llc holds 244,592 shares with $4.49 million value, up from 206,443 last quarter. Goldman Sachs has invested 0% in American Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AMID). 06/21/2016 - EnLink Midstream Partners LP had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Simmons.

Author: 0 Goya Foods Ends Puerto Rican Day Parade Sponsorship Over Embrace Of Terrorist

Lopez, who moved from Puerto Rico to Chicago as a child, belonged to the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN. Roberto Maldonado (26th). A somewhat controversial honorary street will be dedicated at Division and Mozart. Four persons were killed and dozens injured in the blast. There has been a campaign to free Lopez over the years, drawing support from Pope Francis, former President Jimmy Carter and " Hamilton " creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Business Europe Electronics Ban Could Cost Airline Passengers $1 Billion
Author: 0 Europe Electronics Ban Could Cost Airline Passengers $1 Billion

The White House has defended President Trump's decision to discuss an ISIS terror threat related to the use of laptops on aircraft with Russian officials. The British Airline Pilots' Association said the U.S. plan was potentially "catastrophic". "Neither were any other measures decided during this meeting".

Author: 0 Oil firm on expected cut extension, but economic slowdown weighs

Rising production from non-OPEC and some OPEC countries like Libya and Nigeria not included in the agreement is overwhelming cut backs made by Saudi Arabia , Russia and Middle East producers, all set against a backdrop of lacklustre demand growth as vehicle economy improves mitigating the "benefit" of rising auto sales to demand.

Business Election Commission reschedules Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, West Bengal 'indefinitely'
Author: 0 Election Commission reschedules Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, West Bengal 'indefinitely'

The Election Commission of India postponed the polls in ten seats of Rajya Sabha for three states, namely, Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal on Monday evening that would fall vacant this year. "This (RS elections) will divert attention of some of the parties who may like to participate in the challenge", the EC sources said. The elections for the President are due in July and the whole poll process needs to be completed before July 24 to have a successor to President Pranab Mukherjee in place on ...

Author: 0 Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

The ruling was later partially reversed amid a surge of worldwide criticism, but it sparked a protest movement that has seen almost daily street demonstrations for nearly two months - sometimes violent unrest that recorded its 45th death Thursday.

Author: 0 NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD) Runs 1.75% For the Week

The share price of the company (NYSE:NYLD) was up +2.05%, with a high of 17.55 during the day and the volume of NRG Yield, Inc. shares traded was 655905. 09/22/2015 - NRG Yield, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Evercore ISI. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th.

Business A jerk in a Trump cap delays Shanghai flight
Author: 0 A jerk in a Trump cap delays Shanghai flight

As others on the United Airlines flight described it, he started arguing before he stepped onto the plane. Like some freakish parody of a Trump rally, a belligerent man in a "Make America Great Again" hat was booted off a plane in Shanghai Sunday - defiantly waving as a crowd of passengers jeered in the terminal: " Lock him up! ".

Author: 0 North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korea on Monday declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test , as it seeks to develop an intercontinental rocket capable of striking U.S. Such language has become standard following a series of North Korean missile tests in recent months. It has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the US mainland.

Author: 0 Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

Morrison cast the budget as based on the principles of "fairness, security, and opportunity". The forecast deficit for 2017-18 is A$29.4 billion. "If the government is looking for some extra money, they don't need to give a tax cut to millionaires on July 1 and they don't need to go ahead with corporate tax cuts".

Author: 0 Greece falls short in efforts to secure deal with creditors

Representatives of Greece's worldwide creditors on Monday night remained locked in talks at a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels where both bailout funding and the debt question were on the table. Speaking ahead of a meeting of the eurozone's 19 finance ministers, Dijsselbloem said if "all goes well", then a deal about the disbursement can be secured.

Author: 0 Pacific ministers meet seeking to finalize trade pact

Echoing that view, Steven Ciobo, Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, told CNBC on Sunday, "There's a general consensus that we can't start unraveling it all". Progress on the TPP without the U.S. would require a revision to the provision that at least six states, which together account for 85% of the combined gross domestic product of all original signatories, ratify it.

Author: 0 Oman- Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation signal oil cuts extension into 2018

But questions remain about the effectiveness of OPEC-led cuts, with OPEC member Libya saying production now exceeded 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) for the first time since 2014 and could rise to 1.2 million bpd later this year. OPEC and the non-OPEC producers also cutting output meet on May 25 and are expected to extend the supply cut at least into the second half of the year.

Business Macron blurs party lines with mixed French cabinet, gender parity
Author: 0 Macron blurs party lines with mixed French cabinet, gender parity

On Monday, the president named Edouard Philippe, conservative lawmaker from the Republicans party, as his prime minister. He was one of the first to support Macron when he left the government and launched his own political movement En Marche! Gérard Collomb will become interior minister, former presidential hopeful François Bayrou takes justice and Jean-Yves Le Drian - who was defense minister under former President François Hollande - takes foreign affairs and Europe.

Business Blackstone Plans to Invest $100 Billion in Infrastructure Deals
Author: 0 Blackstone Plans to Invest $100 Billion in Infrastructure Deals

Blackstone , which has invested $40bn in infrastructure over the past 15 years, said it expects to invest $100bn in infrastructure in the future through the use of debt financing. Currently, the PIF's portfolio constitutes some 200 investments, of which 20 are listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul. The Public Investment Fund aims to be a global investment powerhouse and the world's most impactful investor, enabling the creation of new sectors and opportunities that will shape the ...

Business White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe

The president himself labeled the ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe a "witch hunt" this week after the Justice Department appointed a special counsel to oversee it in the wake of Comey's firing. But after his firing, the question of Trump's intent could become more problematic, one source said. According to McClatchy , special counsel Robert Mueller's probe on Russian interference in the 2016 election will include looking into a possible White House cover up .

Author: 0 G-7 vows increased steps against cyberattacks, mum on protectionism

A broader theme not on the written agenda, however, was the desire of foreign leaders to get a better read on Trump's policies, and US officials desire to make their positions clear. Attention also focused on Trump's plans to cut US corporate taxes. "We reaffirm our fiscal and monetary policies have been and will remain oriented towards meeting our respective domestic policy objectives, using domestic instruments and we will not target exchange rates for competitive purposes", it said, ...

Author: 0 USA stocks broadly higher in afternoon trading; oil rises

Revenue for its three-month period was up 1.4% to end the quarter at $117.5 billion but just came up short of expectations of analysts of $117.7 billion. "As a company, we're moving with speed and executing against the strategy we've outlined". The company has invested $2.7 billion in higher wages and training for workers to decrease turnover and make the shopping experience more desirable.

Author: 0 US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices

Almost two months of political unrest were set off by the attempt by Maduro's socialist government to nullify the opposition-controlled congress in late March. "We will never be a threat against the peace and security in global or the regional level", he insisted. Senator Ted Cruz was among the first USA lawmakers to react to news of the sanctions.

Author: 0 Brokerages Set Royal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target at $463.82

The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the previous year is GBX 54 ($0.70). Nex Group Plc had 14 analyst reports since January 9, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Among 2 analysts covering Plantronics ( NYSE:PLT ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. CRH was included in 14 notes of analysts from November 5, 2015.

Business Game Digital PLC's (GMD) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
Author: 0 Game Digital PLC's (GMD) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

JPMorgan Chase & Co. now has an underweight rating on the mining company's stock. In other Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC news, insider Stevie Spring purchased 38,240 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, March 31st. The company has Beta Value of 1.01 and ATR value of 0.46. It is positive, as 45 investors sold AET shares while 289 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes.

Business Tesla reinstates free Supercharging for existing owners
Author: 0 Tesla reinstates free Supercharging for existing owners

Good guy Tesla has had a change of heart. Tesla owners are once again eligible for free Supercharging . Tesla's original plan was to shell out 1,000 miles of free charging to owners who placed orders after the first of this year. "Beginning today, existing owners can give free, unlimited Supercharging to up to five friends by sharing their referral code, and all existing Tesla owners who purchase a new Model S or Model X will receive free, unlimited Supercharging too".

Author: 0 Macron heads to Mali to reaffirm French commitment to battle jihadists

The region's terror threat is "clearly a risk for Europe", he said, vowing that French troops would remain in Mali until the extremists are eliminated. The visit was mainly focused on the French forces deployed in Mali, and Macron was scheduled to have lunch with his compatriots before leaving the country.

Business Aguero and Kompany will stay at Manchester City, says Guardiola
Author: 0 Aguero and Kompany will stay at Manchester City, says Guardiola

When asked to further clarify his stance on Aguero, Guardiola added: "You've been there in Manchester, how many times have I said?" Guardiola lavished praise on Aguero's all-action showing in Tuesday night's 3-1 victory at home to West Brom , although his appraisals of the Argentina striker have often veered closer to constructive criticism in his first season at the helm.

Business NY senators: Withhold Penn Station funds because of delays
Author: 0 NY senators: Withhold Penn Station funds because of delays

The planned service cut created a "short-term crisis and dramatically exposed the system's chronic problems", the governor added. "This reduced capacity will create a domino effect". "What that means for (commuters) is that we will minimize the likelihood of an infrastructure track-caused incident such as the derailment that we had back in April", he said.

Business Founder of China's LeEco steps down amid cash crunch
Author: 0 Founder of China's LeEco steps down amid cash crunch

Leshi's finance chief will also be replaced. Liang Jun, who joined Leshi from Lenovo Group Ltd. over five years ago, will replace Jia as general manager. Jia is to remain chairman to devise longer-term strategies and oversee a corporate revamp meant to improve transparency - an area in which Jia admitted LeEco has been lacking.