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Business Ronaldo looks to break new ground at Champions League final
Author: 0 Ronaldo looks to break new ground at Champions League final

Italian champions for the sixth year running and Coppa Italia winners, the Turin giants are also aiming to become only the eighth club to complete the European Treble. What's even more interesting is that Juventus has conceded the fewest goals and yet Buffon doesn't appear in the top five list of keepers with the most saves.

Author: 0 Jobs report: United States adds 138000 jobs as unemployment falls to 4.3%

USA payroll gains slowed in May while the unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent, the lowest level since May 2001. Once people stop looking for a job, they're no longer counted as unemployed. Economists had been expecting to see job gains of about 185,000, NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports, and to see the unemployment rate holding steady. BLS says in the first five months of 2017, the economy has added a total of 810,000 jobs (fewer than the million Trump mentioned on Monday).

Business US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent
Author: 0 US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

The national unemployment rate nudged lower, to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent - a level that was already the lowest in 10 years when it was announced last month. Other measures - such as jobless claims - reflect a healthy job market. Data on consumer spending and manufacturing suggests the economy gained speed early in the second quarter after gross domestic product increased at a tepid 1.2 per cent annualised rate at the start of the year.

Author: 0 Oil prices drop amid glut concerns, United States withdrawal from climate deal

However, if USA production continues to rise, the deal might not have the intended effect. "This could lead to a drilling free-for-all in the U.S. Front-month contract prices haven't traded at levels this low since March. It's no wonder, then, that global oil prices have remained subdued and even announcements like the 6.4-million-barrel draw in United States of America oil inventories that the EIA announced yesterday have failed to have any impact.

Author: 0 Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) PT Lowered to $67.00 at Jefferies Group LLC

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Baker Hughes ( BHI ) on Friday reported that the number of active USA rigs drilling for oil (http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=79687&p=irol-rigcountsoverview) climbed by 11 to 733 rigs this week.

Author: 0 Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday backed the U.S. House Intelligence Committee's efforts to investigate actions by U.S. security and other officials under previous President Barack Obama, inserting himself into a political feud over its latest subpoenas in the Russian Federation probe.

Business Harley-Davidson recalling 46000 motorcycles
Author: 0 Harley-Davidson recalling 46000 motorcycles

Kiltearn Partners Llp acquired 183,300 shares as Harley Davidson (HOG)'s stock declined 7.57%. Harley-Davidson officials are preparing to hold an event aimed at recruiting more motorcycle riders in a North Dakota city. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.36 EPS. Harley-Davidson's quarterly revenue was down 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. BISCHMANN JOANNE M also sold $51,927 worth of Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) on Tuesday, February 7.

Author: 0 Pound Pressured by Latest Poll

It later recovered most of the lost ground after another poll from Panelbase gave the Tories a 15-point lead. Dudley North, a Labour-held seat which the Tories could take, is a narrow Labour win, the model finds. Prime Minister Theresa May has said the "only poll that matters" is the one on June 8 while Labour's Angela Rayner dismissed the research, insisting Labour is "in it to win it".

Business Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards
Author: 0 Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards

Medicare ID cards soon will be more secure for America's seniors. During a House Ways and Means Committee hearing last week on the switch to the new cards, CMS' deputy chief operating officer, Karen Jackson, said in her testimony (PDF) that the agency wants to "minimize disruption" as much as possible during the transition.

Author: 0 Will Trump block Comey testimony? White House does not know yet

Mr Comey has reportedly spoken with Special Counsel Robert Mueller - who is now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation for the Justice Department - to work out what he can publicly discuss in his testimony and thereby ensure there are no legal issues.

Business Rock Am Ring has been evacuated due to a terrorist threat
Author: 0 Rock Am Ring has been evacuated due to a terrorist threat

They've interrupted Rock am Ring Festival due to terror threat and this is the punters' reaction. Festivalgoers were advised to leave the grounds in a "calm and controlled manner". The German band Rammstein was today's headliner, but hadn't yet started playing. "The public reacted fantastically", he added. The festival in central Germany runs Friday through Sunday at an auto racing track.

Author: 0 Penguins stress need for fast start to pivotal Game Three

There was no penalty. It was a Pittsburgh record for fastest playoff goal at the start of a period. "You have to put it behind you". Pekka Rinne is the obvious choice. "Pekka's been terrific through this entire playoffs", Laviolette said. "I think that's when our team is at its very best". Malkin and Subban even ended up fighting in the third period when things got out of hand.

Author: 0 Horgan, Weaver deliver political agreement documents to government house

While the agreement between the New Democrats and the Greens struck Monday significantly raised the likelihood of losing power, Clark confronted this prospect by telling the public that she would test the confidence of the legislature, while pleading for co-operation across party lines.

Author: 0 US unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent in May

Besides the hiring pullback in May, the government on Friday revised down its estimate of job growth in March and April by a combined 66,000. "The average over the past three months now stands at just 120,000, well below last year's average pace of about 180,000".

Author: 0 China vows to uphold climate pact after U.S. pullout

The Paris Climate Change Agreement adopted by 194 countries is a historic treaty and can not be renegotiated, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said on Friday. "Firstly, I was at Paris and was one of the 500 mayors from across the world saying the water's warm and that we're going to do this", he said. University of Toronto political scientist Matthew Hoffman says any decision U.S.

Author: 0 In Saudi Arabia, Trump seeks to move past domestic troubles

He also said that the US and its regional allies should be aware of the fact that Iran is a "democratic, stable and powerful" country which seeks to fight terrorism and violence and will not change its path because of the USA claims. "This is a battle between good and evil", he added. Trump spoke in the Saudi capital to leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries. Drive them out of your Holy Land.

Author: 0 Trump, Saudi King inaugurate centre against extremism

India found mention in the list of countries, which have been victims of terrorism, named by US President Donald Trump during his address at the Arab-Islamic-US summit, held in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia . And later in his speech , Trump directly focused his sights on Iran, noting its current regime's fueling and funding of terrorism. Trump is now in Israel on the second leg of his nine-day trip, with stops in Italy and Belgium to follow .

Business IL bond rating downgraded
Author: 0 IL bond rating downgraded

S&P said it would likely downgrade the state's debt to junk status if lawmakers fail to pass a deficit-reducing budget by July 1, the start of the new fiscal year. "There's only one reason that we're still even able to get any type of help financially, and that's because IL has not defaulted on its bond payments".

Author: 0 Documents: Doctor arrested at Trump Hotel spoke of McVeigh

Bryan Moles faces charges of unlawful possession and transportation of a firearm. The conditions of the deal include: Moles relinquish his cache of weapons at his Pennsylvania home pending the end of this case; Moles must not have access to any weapons or have anyone assist him in getting access to any weapons; Moles must stay away from the White House , the Trump International Hotel , and its surrounding areas; and Moles must stay in Washington at an undisclosed hotel, which is guarded ...

Business Dutch politicians 'deplore' U.S. exit from Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Dutch politicians 'deplore' U.S. exit from Paris climate agreement

Germany has already made its displeasure evident after US' withdrawal from the landmark Paris climate accord , with Chancellor Angela Merkel terming US President Donald Trump's move "highly regrettable, to put it very mildly". "We will not ignore the science and reality of climate change", Cuomo said in a statement . A recent survey by Yale found that the majority of Americans in every state across the country were in favour of the Paris agreement , with that number of those ...

Author: 0 Blow to Trump as US jobs growth slows down

US job growth likely remained strong in May, a further sign of an acceleration in economic activity that would effectively seal the case for an interest rate increase this month despite sluggish wage gains. The US central bank raised interest rates by 25 basis points in March. Claims for eight states, including California , had to be estimated. While other data on Thursday showed a jump in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week, the data was probably distorted by ...

Author: 0 RPS Group plc (RPS) Earns Hold Rating from Peel Hunt

The Gap Inc. had 122 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus initiated it with "Buy" rating and $18 target in Friday, October 21 report. As per Friday, November 4, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. Peel Hunt maintained Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP) rating on Monday, August 15.

Author: 0 Business leaders express concern about promises in BC NDP-Green agreement

And everything is sort of on hold, although there's been a lot prepared. When asked, he said geographic representation need not be lost in a proportional system meant to give more balance to which party was voted for. To try and blunt that instability, Spector says there is already talk of enticing a BC Liberal MLA to cross the floor, or appointing one as speaker of the house.

Author: 0 Dutch politicians 'deplore' USA exit from Paris climate agreement

The headline on the Xinhua web site was "US quitting Paris climate deal leaves world shaking its head" while the Global Times , a bellwether for popular opinion in China , said leaving the accord highlighted the US's "selfishness and irresponsibility", which would seriously damage the US's world leadership.

Author: 0 Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

Green leader Andrew Weaver and B.C. New Democrat leader John Horgan announced they have reached an historic agreement making a New Democrat government one step closer, with the support of the three B.C. Clark said she plans to bring the house back in early June and made the decision to test the will of the legislature after consulting constitutional experts.

Author: 0 Tamim ton lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 in Champions Trophy

The 8th edition of the ICC Champions Trophy is about to start in the United Kingdom on Thursday with the first One Day International (ODI) between the Host England and Bangladesh at Oval . Mahmudullah 6. Shakib Al Hasan 7. "The way they played in both the warm-up games, the batsmen are in good form, but the bowlers have been very ruthless", the former right-handed batsman added.

Author: 0 Trump's withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord a 'great disappointment'

Justifying his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord , President Donald Trump hit out at India and China , saying both benefited most from the pact while the USA was treated unfairly. "There is no plan B, because there is no planet B", Macron said. He said that Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", and underlined that there can be "no backsliding" on the pact.

Author: 0 Peel Hunt Trims Connect Group PLC (CNCT) Target Price to GBX 135

Therefore 35% are positive. AstraZeneca plc has a 12-month low of GBX 3,680.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 5,505.00. The company's 50-day moving average price is GBX 0.13 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 0.16. It has a 24.16 P/E ratio. The Company's operated fleet includes approximately 34 jackups (including two high specification heavy duty/harsh environment jackups), four drillships and two semisubmersibles.

Business Another nice day but storms are possible Saturday
Author: 0 Another nice day but storms are possible Saturday

Southwest winds are light at 3 miles per hour. Partial clearing and cooler weather overnight, with a low temperature in the 40s to lower 50s. Temperatures will warm to the low 80s. Sunday will be drier and next week will start out on the drier side before a cold front rolls into the Eastern Plains by mid-week. The same upper level low pressure system that caused that weather is still here today , but it has weakened a bit.

Author: 0 Box office for Memorial Day weekend lowest in nearly two decades

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales proves the world still loves the seafaring franchise, even if the U.S.is starting to turn its back on the films. Ridley Scott's " Alien: Covenant ", last week's box-office leader, dropped off sharply to fourth place during the Memorial Day weekend . The domestic total for three (really four) days is $ 62 million .

Author: 0 Pelosi: No debt limit increase to reward rich with tax cuts

Getting every Republican on board is proving arduous.Erasing Obama's health care law was a top promise of Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, and by congressional GOP candidates since its 2010 enactment. "I don't know how we're gonna lower rates when you have this exemption over here and you have this exemption there, '" Limbaugh explained. The Senate also seeks much deeper tax cuts than the House wants.

Author: 0 8 foreign fighters killed in southern Philippines siege

The government is still investigating what caused the incident. A Catholic priest who was abducted by an Islamic terror group in the Philippines has called on the government to stop the military offensive against his abductors for fears that he and the other hostages might be used as "human shields".

Author: 0 Human error to blame for BA chaos

According to The Times , the incident likely concerned a so-called uninterruptable power supply, or UPS, which is created to deliver a smooth flow of power from the main with a fall-back to a battery-powered back-up and a diesel generator.

Author: 0 Pritish Nandy Communications Ltd. (PNC.NS) Shares Needle Moving -1.73%

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday , August 13 by Bank of America. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Rite Aid from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, February 27th. Dell Technologies Inc was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.09% from 1.24M shares previously. It worsened, as 67 investors sold Rite Aid Corporation shares while 114 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 The UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Cuts Stake in ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT)

Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt System holds 0.01% in ViaSat , Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Mig Cap Llc has 425,000 shares for 4.89% of their portfolio. The Company's innovations in designing highest-capacity satellites and secure ground infrastructure and terminal technologies coupled with its global network of managed Wi-Fi hotspots enable ViaSat to deliver a best available network that extends the reach and accessibility of broadband internet service, globally.

Business Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way
Author: 0 Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a long-sleeved, blush pink Alexander McQueen dress. The young royal looked glum as he scattered confetti, before turning his confetti basket upside down and walking away from the other children before potentially stepping on the bride's flowing gown.

Author: 0 European Union and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

The leader of Asia's other behemoth, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who is due to visit the White House shortly - has said failing to act on climate change would be "morally criminal". "In addition to being disappointed, I'm also angry", Yamamoto said. A number of business and industry figures criticized Trump's decision, while others focused on what it might mean to their trade.

Business Where India stands among Asian economies in manufacturing growth
Author: 0 Where India stands among Asian economies in manufacturing growth

A reading above 50 means the manufacturing economy is expanding, while a reading below that indicates a contraction. In economic news , Australia retail sales for the month of April are expected at 9:30 a.m. "May's PMI reading, therefore, is consistent with quarter-on-quarter growth in construction output of only about 0.5 per cent". Companies are reported to have said, that growth was supported by a demand both domestically as well as overseas.

Business Market records; Jobs report; Oil prices drop
Author: 0 Market records; Jobs report; Oil prices drop

Louis."Almost all the numbers when compared to the six and twelve month moving averages, are very much in line with continued improvement in the economy and the labor market". Meanwhile, the dollar weakened against other major currencies, with the ICE U.S. Dollar index down 0.4% at 96.851. While many American were focused on the fallout from President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, market analysts said Wall Street's march higher was linked to healthy signals from ...

Author: 0 Paris climate deal: Trump pulls U.S. out of 2015 accord

Obama - who said the inaugural Paris deal puts the people all across the world on the road to a low-carbon future - had achieved an accomplishment with negotiating for the agreement, reports CNN . Nicaraguan lead envoy Paul Oquist called the Paris agreement "a path to failure" that lets big polluters off the hook when speaking to Climate Home on the sidelines of the 2015 talks.

Author: 0 Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Cairn Energy Plc (CRNCY)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 14 analysts covering Extra Space Storage Inc. Numis Securities maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 2867 target in Thursday, May 25 report. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Piperjaffray given on Friday, September 23. AlphaValue restated an add rating and set a GBX 337 ($4.38) price target on shares of Glencore PLC in a report on Tuesday, January 31st.

Author: 0 Dollar tanks on U.S. jobs data; other reports lift stocks

The nonfarm payrolls report for May showed 135,000 jobs having been added to the USA economy, according to the Labor Department . Job gains have averaged 121,000 over the last three months, a deceleration from an average of 181,000 over the last 12 months.

Author: 0 A Look into Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) Shares

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc has a one year low of $3.35 and a one year high of $7.15. Over the last five days, shares have faced -6.9% losses and now is down -32.08% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $5.18. Armistice Capital Ltd Company invested 2.45% of its portfolio in Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SGYP ). The California-based Apriem Advsr has invested 0.01% in Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SGYP ).

Business UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate
Author: 0 UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate

The other two are Syria and Nicaragua. He said he would consider re-entry if the U.S. could get a better deal. He said the U.S. will begin negotiations to re-enter the Paris Agreement "on terms that are fair to the US". Mr. Tusk warned Mr. Trump on Twitter against such a move as he prepared to host an EU-China summit on Friday created to fill the void on climate if the USA withdraws from the pact.