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Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates India's longest 'Dhola-Sadia' bridge

With the inauguration of Dhola-Sadiya bridge, the road connectivity in north-eastern part of the country is all set to witness a major transformation. The bridge is situated around 100 km from the McMahon line separating India and China. Tinsukia: A view of the 9.15 km long road bridge over the Brahmaputra River.

Business FBI Now Looking Into Jared Kushner as Part of Russian Investigation
Author: 0 FBI Now Looking Into Jared Kushner as Part of Russian Investigation

Separately, ABC News reported that Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Trump's presidential campaign, would testify on June 6 before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. "'If further reports are accurate that White House staff also tried to persuade personnel at these agencies to help get FBI Director Comey to back off an investigation involving (former national security adviser) Michael Flynn , the specter of possible obstruction has grown larger and ...

Business Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

CNN first reported the omission. The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Thursday that the United Kingdom has "every right to be furious" and called for immediate action to remedy the USA leaks information about the Manchester bombing investigation.

Business Kansas House to debate school funding proposal
Author: 0 Kansas House to debate school funding proposal

The Texas Supreme Court ruled a year ago that the school finance system was constitutional but was in serious need of fix - Justice Don Willett called it "Byzantine", as the disparity between "property-wealthy" and "property-poor" school districts continued to worsen.

Author: 0 Oil plunges 4 percent on disappointment with OPEC cuts

The price of crude oil has fallen. The minister rejected the notion that the group's efforts to stabilise the oil price would be hampered by USA oil production rising off the back of the Opec deal. The OPEC ministers said they would cut supply by 1.8 million barrels a day from the market during their meeting on Thursday in Vienna . Oil at $US50 a barrel has encouraged more U.S.

Business Who said people are leaving Maine? Census records population growth
Author: 0 Who said people are leaving Maine? Census records population growth

Phoenix also added more new residents than any large city in the country between July of 2015 and last July - more than 32,000 people. In Westmoreland, every municipality except for Manor Borough, which gained 24 residents, lost population between 2015 and 2016, according to Census estimates.

Author: 0 Rouhani: Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

Rouhani on Monday dismissed Trump's summit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia as " just a show". Iranian president also highlighted bilateral and trilateral cooperation along with Russian Federation in regional issues including Astana talks and deemed them a step toward peace and stability in region.

Author: 0 Oil price plunges 4%% as OPEC agrees to extend production cuts

Global oil cuts have helped push crude prices above $50 a barrel in 2017, which has helped member-nations sustain their revenues, as majority of them rely heavily on energy revenues. The argument can be made that this dramatic drop in Oil prices was largely driven by the additional supplies of US shale and the expectation for continued growth in similar styles of production.

Author: 0 Venezuela says OPEC's task is stabilise oil market and force inventory-draw

That will be welcome news to consumers and energy-hungry businesses worldwide but could continue to strain the budgets of some of the more economically-strapped oil-producing nations, like Venezuela and Brazil. Ann-Louise Hittle, vice president at energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said that the "decision in Vienna sends a signal of continued support for oil prices from OPEC which helps US onshore drillers make plans" to further increase their production.

Author: 0 Asian shares gain, tracking Wall Street advance, oil price rally

Their next meeting is June 13-14, which will be followed by a press conference with Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen. Some noted that since the Fed met early this month, the government reported that unemployment in April fell to a decade low of 4.4 percent, with a healthy 211,000 jobs added.

Author: 0 Standard Life Plc (SL) Insider Keith Skeoch Buys 34 Shares

Morgan Stanley maintained Group 1 Automotive, Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, October 14. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, November 2. Shore Capital reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Standard Life Plc in a research note on Friday, February 24th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an "add" rating and set a GBX 167 ($2.17) target price (down previously from GBX 180 ($2.34)) on shares of Connect Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, ...

Author: 0 OPEC agrees to extend oil output cuts till March

OPEC accounts for a third of global oil production and includes numerous world's largest oil exporters such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar. In addition, investors who had expected deeper cuts or a longer period of extension came away disappointed.

Business BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr Inc
Author: 0 BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr Inc

Year-to-date, the stock has performed 60.96%. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on BBRY. Canaccord Genuity set a $10.00 target price on shares of BlackBerry and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th.

Author: 0 How Analysts Feel About London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE)?

Walker Karen sold $54,525 worth of stock or 1,793 shares. Creative Planning reported 3,515 shares stake. Monsanto Co New (Put) now has $50.93 billion valuation. SSP Group plc is an operator of food and beverage concessions in travel locations, operating restaurants, bars, cafes, food courts, lounges and stores in airports, train stations, motorway service stations and other locations.

Business Moody's downgrades China's credit rating amid debt and growth fears
Author: 0 Moody's downgrades China's credit rating amid debt and growth fears

Hong Kong's finance chief said on Thursday that he strongly disagrees with Moody's decision to cut the territory's credit rating following a sovereign debt downgrade on China. The ministry stated that it is rejecting Moody's decision to downgrade its credit rating, claiming that the organization used an "inappropriate" method to assess the risks facing the world's number two economy.

Author: 0 OPEC disappointment hits oil, stocks; sterling down on UK vote jitters

Overnight, crude futures settled below $50, tumbling almost 5%, after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies' decision to extend production cuts for nine more months, failed to meet traders' expectations that the cartel group would announce deeper cuts.

Author: 0 OPEC, Non-OPEC oil producers extend oil output cut by 9 months

But the intended impact could be short-lived. 'The US shale producer does what everyone thought was impossible. Their output already is partially offsetting the cuts, and even more USA companies are poised to return if prices rise further.

Author: 0 Trump travel ban will remain blocked, federal court rules

His administration will likely appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court . Trump tweaked the order after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the ban. The chief judge of the circuit, Roger L. Gregory , wrote in the ruling that the administration's national security interest appear to be a secondary justification "for an executive action rooted in religious animus and meant to bar Muslims from this country".

Business Reporter: 'I never touched or came close to Gianforte'
Author: 0 Reporter: 'I never touched or came close to Gianforte'

Quist has declined to comment on the charge . Over 250,000 voters have already cast their ballots in the election to fill Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's vacant seat. "Gianforte told him to talk to his press guy, Shane Scanlon". After Jacobs persisted, Gianforte "grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him", Acun said.

Author: 0 United Kingdom resumes intelligence sharing with US

In decrying the leaks, the National Police Chiefs' Council joined other United Kingdom government officials who have expressed frustration with their American security allies since the attack, which killed 22 people and injured more than 50 others Monday.

Business Theresa May to raise information leak with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Theresa May to raise information leak with Donald Trump

May also said Thursday that progress is being made in the Manchester bombing investigation and said the national threat level remains critical - meaning another attack may be imminent. After Trump defended his decision to discuss intelligence with the Russians during a White House meeting, Prime Minister Theresa May said last week that Britain would continue to share intelligence with the United States.

Author: 0 The Manchester Attacker Likely Did Not Act Alone, British Home Secretary Says

The Palace of Westminster, which houses Parliament, was shuttered to those without passes, and tours and events were cancelled until further notice. Armed police also patrolled outside St. She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the press. Rudd said Britain's operational security could be harmed by the leaks, taking "the element of surprise" away from security services and police.

Author: 0 Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press

Military power is only a part of strength and we are fully aware of that. "They should have polling stations in place for the people and let the rulers not be on a hereditary basis". "Not everyone who voted for Rouhani thought his record was excellent, but the majority decided his competitor would be even worse", said Tehran University political professor Foad Izadi.

Author: 0 Opec meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year

Years of low prices forced shale producers in the country to become much more efficient, and turned them into a major market force. The group could also send a message to the market that it will seek to curtail its oil exports, which have not declined as steeply as its production.

Business NEX Markets to adhere to the FX Code of Conduct
Author: 0 NEX Markets to adhere to the FX Code of Conduct

Central bankers and foreign exchange players on Thursday unveiled a voluntary global code of conduct establishing good practices for wholesale foreign exchange markets, hoping to restore faith in a $5 trillion daily market beset by several enforcement probes and antitrust litigation alleging manipulation.

Author: 0 Oil pulls back slightly on low US gasoline stock draw

The IEA releases monthly data for inventories held by the OECD group of industrialized nations, saying stockpiles of crude, oil products and other liquids at the end of March stood at 3.025 billion barrels. "A strong consensus has developed that producer supply cuts will be extended". A substantial additional cut was unlikely, one OPEC delegate said, " unless Saudi Arabia initiates it with the biggest contribution and is supported by other Gulf members ".

Author: 0 Trump proposes deep cuts to Medicaid, NIH funding

Democratic lawmakers and many private economists have expressed skepticism about the budget and its ambitious 3 percent growth target. "That's a frightening concept, I think, for this country-if we have to ignore the portion of the federal budget that invests in people-whether its job training, education, important medical research and other innovations or whether we buy guns-but that's what we're being asked to do in this budget", he said.

Business Facebook's Zuckerberg to give Harvard graduation speech
Author: 0 Facebook's Zuckerberg to give Harvard graduation speech

Mark Zuckerberg gave the absolute sweetest speech at Harvard's graduation about his wife Pricilla that totally warmed our hearts! To mark a move opening up the programming to Facebook live streaming, Zuckerberg flew a drone out on stage that filmed everybody in the packed conference hall.

Business Hydrogen Group Plc's (HYDG) house stock Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
Author: 0 Hydrogen Group Plc's (HYDG) house stock Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

Therefore 43% are positive. Cairn Energy PLC had 166 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Investec on Thursday, August 27 to "Hold". The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, May 16 with "Hold".

Author: 0 Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX): Traders Observable Stock

Radius Health now has $1.62 billion valuation. The company's beta value is at 0.94. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since May 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Year to date is 1.45%, -2.79% over the last quarter, 6.08% for the past six months and 4.69% over the last 12 months. The company reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.01.

Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Quarterly growth Review

Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. increased its stake in shares of United States Steel by 126.7% in the third quarter. Analysts have placed a $8.63 price target on AK Steel Holding Corporation, suggesting a 47.52% gain from recent close.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn's businesses to be subpoenaed

Legal experts have said Flynn was unlikely to turn over the personal documents without immunity because he would be waiving some of his constitutional protections by doing so. The department said Sessions' staff relied on the guidance of the FBI investigator handling the background check, who advised that meetings with foreign dignitaries "connected with Senate activities" did not have to be reported on the form.

Business Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel
Author: 0 Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

But addressing the leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries, Trump said the meeting marked a "new chapter" that would bring lasting benefits for citizens of the U.S. Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has urged Arab nations to promote a genuine partnership with the United States and fight "the forces of evil and extremism " together.

Business Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu focus on Iran as common enemy
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu focus on Iran as common enemy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu frequently boasts of his behind-the-scenes cooperation with moderate Sunni countries that are believed to include Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. Except for press, other attendees at the reception ceremony will be political dignitaries, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, the ministers who decide to participate , security establishment officials, the prime minister and the president (who are scheduled to make speeches after Trump).

Business Nigerian Senate passes petroleum industry bill into law
Author: 0 Nigerian Senate passes petroleum industry bill into law

In a previous report by NAIJ.com, Hon. After a clause-by-clause consideration, with few amendments, the Senate approved the bill which promises to change the way things are done in the oil sector. The content, in summary, pushes for a more inclusive development away from crude oil to other product lines and by-products and robust engagement between worldwide oil companies (IOCs) and the government in the area of investment and modifications in the Joint Venture Partnerships (JVPs)/cash ...

Business G7 nations to agree joint fight against cyber attacks - draft
Author: 0 G7 nations to agree joint fight against cyber attacks - draft

Officials from the Group of Seven nations met in southern Italy hoping to hear more about Trump's plans, which they fear will revive protectionism and set back the global approach to issues such as banking reform and climate change. A Canadian ministry statement says Morneau and Mnuchin engaged in a "productive discussion" and that Canada committed to working out a durable solution of the issue.

Author: 0 Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Step Down

He said that Minister Varadkar has a "vision of a resilient and competitive economy" that can support a fairer Ireland . Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny conceded defeat on 27 February following elections that saw the governing coalition punished by voters tired of austerity, leaving the eurozone country in political limbo with no clear victor.

Author: 0 Iran supports OPEC oil cut extension - minister

OPEC will achieve its stated aim of bringing fuel inventories back in line with the five-year average by the end of this year, said Venezuelan Oil Minister Nelson Martinez. A committee of all nations participating in the cuts also recommended a nine-month extension on Wednesday. But surprises on Thursday are still possible.

Business Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel pickup truck emissions
Author: 0 Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel pickup truck emissions

But the suit says plaintiffs conducted a test of GM's trucks and found they emitted two to almost six times the legal limit. In the press release announcing the lawsuit, Hagens Berman said that despite claims by GM engineers that they had achieved a "remarkable reduction of diesel emissions", later on-road testing showed that the trucks "pollute at levels well beyond legal limits, many times higher than their gasoline counterparts, and far in excess of what reasonable consumers would expect".

Author: 0 Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound

The U.S. dollar , which has steadied after its worst week in more than a year, fell 0.1 percent against the index measuring its broader strength while gaining marginally to 111.75 yen and $1.1213 per euro respectively. The minutes were the latest indication of the Fed's heightened caution over policy tightening since the central bank began lifting rates from near zero in December 2015 .

Author: 0 Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shaking hands during a visit to the Israel Museum in Jerusalem , May 23, 2017 . There was no official criticism of Israel's occupation and other violations of worldwide law and numerous United Nations resolutions. The talks came with hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17, which Abbas referred to in his remarks after meeting Trump.

Author: 0 Brazil president formally accused of conspiracy against corruption inquiry

Brazil's political crisis deepened sharply on Thursday with corruption allegations that threatened to topple the. President Michel Temer took $4.6-million in illegal funding from JBS for his party during the 2014 federal election, according to the plea bargain, but kept $300,000 for himself.

Author: 0 Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

U.S. President Donald Trump , right, and first lady Melania Trump wave as they board Air Force One for Israel , the next stop in Trump's global tour, at King Khalid worldwide Airport, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Riyadh. The visit raised questions about whether the United States would indicate the site is Israeli territory. Mr Trump, whose unorthodox approach has spurred some hope on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has done no such managing of expectations.

Author: 0 Wall St. higher at open; Fed minutes awaited

The officials are also divided about what action they should take in the future. Eventually, consumers, businesses and investors might conclude that the central bank isn't serious about hitting the goal. World stock markets recovered yesterday from initial losses after Moody's first credit downgrade of China in 30 years, with investors turning their attention to US Federal Reserve minutes that could provide more certainty of a rate hike next month.

Business North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to join coalition against Islamic State, says chief
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to join coalition against Islamic State, says chief

In recent months, member nations have strained to show they are ramping up defense spending as Mr. Trump has demanded, even though they have been doing so for a few years in response to an aggressive Russian Federation. "We saw two different Trumps", one European Union official said, describing campaign comments about the benefits of Britain's exit and probability of further departures as "the Nigel Farage era" when the UK Independence Party leader had President Trump's ear, and saying ...

Business Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Amgen, Inc. Lowered by Analyst (AMGN)
Author: 0 Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Amgen, Inc. Lowered by Analyst (AMGN)

Zynga Inc now has $3.10B valuation. Insiders own 0.20% of the company's stock. About 406 shares traded. Amgen, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMGN ) has risen 5.27% since May 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, October 29 with "Buy".