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Author: 0 DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

Two-thirds of Conservative party members have said that Mrs May should resign as prime minister, according to one poll , but at a meeting with the influential 1922 committee she promised to serve for "as long as you want me to". May on Monday met with Tory backbenchers to discuss her leadership in light of her botched election campaign, which left her party with fewer seats than it had before.

Business The Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) Stake Reduced by Davis RM Inc
Author: 0 The Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) Stake Reduced by Davis RM Inc

The firm has a market cap of $28.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.02 and a beta of 1.67. The stock declined 0.26% or $0.14 reaching $54.57 on the news. Thrivent For Lutherans owns 5.38M shares. It also upped Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 6,955 shares and now owns 111,025 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 0.84 in 2016 Q4.

Business Mahwah-based retailer Ascena may close more than 600 stores
Author: 0 Mahwah-based retailer Ascena may close more than 600 stores

The company operates such stores as Ann Taylor, The Loft, Maurices, Dressbarn, Catherines, Justice, and Total Kids Fashion, all of which tend to be in-line stores in malls. The news came-out in the company's third quarterly earnings report to investors. Ascena has joined the ranks of clothing retailers who are shedding stores through something they call "fleet optimization".

Author: 0 Focused Wealth Management Inc Maintains Stake in JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

The Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd holds 2,367 shares with $53,000 value, down from 77,645 last quarter. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $81.10 billion company. Perkins Cap Mgmt invested in 19,250 shares. Ledyard Bancorporation has 166 shares. About 13,408 shares traded. Toronto Dominion Bancorporation holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc.

Author: 0 Which Analysts Are Watching Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA)?

Ascena Retail Group had a return on equity of 4.50% and a net margin of 0.29%. The business had revenue of $1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.54 billion. Currently, the market capitalization of Ascena Retail Group Inc. Checking some other stock price data, we can see that the recent distance from the 50 day high was noted at -21.30% and the separation from the 50 day low is presently 70.00%.

Author: 0 EU moves to gain control of key London financial market

The European Central Bank and euro zone policymakers have long wanted control over euro clearing, saying it is core to the single currency area's financial stability and would be outside the EU's regulatory sphere once Britain leaves the bloc in 2019.

Author: 0 Theresa May's stance might 'delay' EU-Brexit talks by a year

The statistical agency said that 2,865 Britons became German citizens in 2016, marking an increase of more than 2,200 persons from 2015. The EU's Brexit chief met British officials on Monday to try to hammer out a date for the start of formal talks, as concerns grew that negotiations could be delayed by the fallout from Britain's chaotic election.

Author: 0 I'm '100 percent willing' to testify under oath

The president replied "100 percent" when asked if he would deliver such testimony under oath to give his side of the story - just as Comey did on Thursday to the Senate panel. But he repeated his assertion that portions of Comey's testimony were untrue. The president also suggested that the story of Russia's meddling in the United States election - subject of both ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional probes - was "an excuse" cooked up by Democrats for losing ...

Business Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Shares Sold by Nationwide Fund Advisors
Author: 0 Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Shares Sold by Nationwide Fund Advisors

This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.26%. About 7.92 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.27% the S&P500. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc increased its stake in Bankamerica Corp. Inphi had 38 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Bank of America Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th.

Author: 0 President Trump's travel ban struck down by second appeals court

And now, the fight is on the Supreme Court 's doorstep. The President is committed to protecting the American people and our national security, and we are proud to support his mission to put America first by defending his right to keep us safe.

Business Employer confidence in India dips to lowest since 2005
Author: 0 Employer confidence in India dips to lowest since 2005

A sizable percentage of Dayton-area employers will be hiring this summer, if a new survey is any indication. A year ago for the third quarter, 27 percent of employers surveyed planned to bring on more workers, while five percent meant to reduce staff.

Author: 0 Uber board approves changes to fix corporate culture

All of this may finally be catching up with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick . It's not clear at this time whether he left the company or was sacked. The Wall Street Journal reported that Chief Business Officer Emil Michael plans to resign as early as Monday, as fallout from the report .

Author: 0 Megyn Kelly booted from Sandy Hook hosting gig over Alex Jones interview

Those who disagree with Kelly's decision, for instance, include parents and families of victims of the Sandy Hook elementary shooting in 2012. Speaking to CNN on Monday, Liz Cole , the executive producer for Kelly's show, defended the decision to give Jones airtime, saying "He is someone who is worthy of examination, by sitting down with him, there's value in that".

Business GOP Faces Swift Backlash Over 'Disturbing' Press Crackdown in Senate
Author: 0 GOP Faces Swift Backlash Over 'Disturbing' Press Crackdown in Senate

While mostly Democrats spoke out against the decision, some Republicans also expressed opposition. Tensions between the media and reporters have ratcheted up at the Capitol since President Trump pulled off a major political upset by defeating Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSenate Republicans back off proposed restrictions on media Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE in November.

Author: 0 Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann

Bruce Arena chopped and changed his lineup on Sunday, and the USMNT came away with a 1-1 draw against Mexico at Azteca Stadium. "It's a shame to giveaway the goal that we did,"Bradley told FS1". Just six Americans had scored there going into last night's World Cup qualifier between the head honchos of North American soccer. From there, the US mindset changed.

Business Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general

It later came out in closed session questioning that Sessions had yet another meeting with Russian ambassador to the US and purported spymaster Sergey Kislyak. As the White House's political crisis over the Russian Federation investigation has grown, the attorney general has laid low. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was rebuked for reading a 1986 Coretta Scott King letter .

Author: 0 Turkey: Qatar's isolation 'against Islamic values'

He said the Saudi King, as the elder statesman in the Gulf region, should take the lead to resolve the crisis. Turkey and Iran have stepped into the gap, raising the specter of a reshuffling of alliances in the Gulf region. Al Thani reportedly hailed Iran as an "Islamic power" and criticized US President Donald Trump's policy towards Tehran. As the world's leading exporter of liquefied natural gas, Qatar's wealth has allowed it to crown its small Gulf peninsula with skyscrapers.

Business Stephen King fires back after president blocks him on Twitter
Author: 0 Stephen King fires back after president blocks him on Twitter

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway recently argued that the media is too obsessed with Trump's tweets and doesn't focus enough on what he does as president. Honestly, we're kind of surprised Rowling hasn't been blocked already, but we're definitely not complaining. Leading up to getting blocked, Stephen King had increased his criticism of the president and his administration.

Author: 0 S Korea Christian groups recruit Chinese to preach in Muslim

This contradicts earlier reports that they were teachers. Lee Zing Yang, 24, and Meng Li Si, 26, were abducted in Jinnah Town of the provincial capital on May 24. At present, Chinese citizens are able to obtain visas faster than other nationals, and for longer periods when their work relates to CPEC projects.

Author: 0 Trump labels Comey as 'cowardly' and potential criminal

Comey on Thursday told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he was sacked by Trump in May over his handling of alleged Russian meddling in the United States election and possible ties between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. The visit was the first for Iohannis at the Trump White House. Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath. "Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey".

Author: 0 Britains' May to holds talks with DUP to secure deal

Mrs May's authority has been severely diminished after a disastrous general election which saw her lose her Commons majority and a deal with the DUP looks vital for the continuation of Tory rule. "I can't negotiate with myself", he told the Financial Times . "The DUP may never have the political arithmetic so favourable again so like the Conservatives, the DUP will want to avoid another election and will want to keep drinking in the political free bar that is available to it", Tonge said.

Business Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company
Author: 0 Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

The almost 50 recommendations targeted everything from Kalanick's role and control to ways for senior leadership to hold managers accountable for a cultural turnaround. Industry experts say that the mere appearance of change, from vowing to send inexperienced managers to coaching sessions to bringing on a few high-ranking female executives in recent days, won't be almost enough to convince employees that the culture is going to radically shift.

Business Cyclist's death is Citi Bike's first fatality
Author: 0 Cyclist's death is Citi Bike's first fatality

It is not yet known what actually happened; police initially blamed the victim, saying that he was "riding between a bus and a parked vehicle outside 250 W. This is the first time a Citi Bike rider has been involved in a fatal accident in New York City since the program was unveiled in May 2013. Citi Bikes now has 10,000 bikes available for use in New York City, reports the New York Daily News .

Author: 0 Melbourne siege: Hostage was escort hired by shooter

Victoria state police tried to negotiate with the man inside the apartment, they said in a post on their official account on social network Twitter , adding, "It's believed a woman is with him whom he won't allow to leave". Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said Khayre had served time for a 2012 home invasion and could not get parole when his minimum sentence of three years was served because of "terrible behaviour" in prison.

Business Dennis Rodman Returns To North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Returns To North Korea

Tillerson added that discussions are still ongoing with North Korea "regarding three other USA citizens reported detained". He had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Swedish diplomats representing USA interests were denied access to him. Rodman's "birthday trip" to Pyongyang triggered outrage in the US. North Korea has fired 16 missiles in 10 tests this year.

Author: 0 Apple working on driverless cars, CEO confirms

Cook also said he sees self-driving technology as one of three "vectors of change" now unfolding - the other two being electric vehicles and ride-hailing. Apple was forced to shelve its electric-car plans amid growing costs and a growing staff, but the company did not abandon self-driving research.

Business Close friend of Trump says he's considering firing special prosecutor Bob Mueller
Author: 0 Close friend of Trump says he's considering firing special prosecutor Bob Mueller

Ruddy acknowledged that he was speaking for himself when he made his announcement, but he noted that the Trump Administration has not explicitly denied the veracity of his words yet, even if Ruddy never talked to Trump about Mueller. Since being appointed special counsel in May, he has built a team of formidable legal minds who've worked on everything from Watergate to Enron. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, an informal adviser to the President, questioned whether the special counsel ...

Author: 0 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro Available in Apple Stores

The bezel is slimmer but the display is still a long way from being edge to edge, and the functionality improvements are something you appreciate with time. Bohn briefly touches numerous display's new features, such as a slight bump up in resolution and an increase in max brightness, but spends a considerable amount of time discussing the benefits of Apple making the jump to a 120Hz display.

Author: 0 Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) Reviewed By Analysts

Dearborn Partners Llc who had been investing in Digital Realty Trust Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.79 billion market cap company. Spirit Of America Corporation Ny holds 56,430 shares. Stevens Cap Ltd Partnership holds 41,934 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc.

Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO), Air Lease Corp (NYSE: HAL)

A number of research firms recently weighed in on KO. Moreover, National Planning Corp has 0.01% invested in the company for 329,725 shares. Miller Inv Management Lp stated it has 7,710 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. While looking at the Stock's Performance, The Coca-Cola Company now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.24%, where Monthly Performance is 4.02%, Quarterly performance is 7.16%, 6 Months performance is 9.76% and yearly performance percentage is -0.96%.

Author: 0 Pakistan defeats Srilanka to enter semis in Champions Trophy

Once Azhar succumbed too, the good old Pakistani collapse was set in motion. Sarfraz also promised his side would play "positive" cricket against England , the side they conceded the world record ODI total of 444 for 3 against at Trent Bridge past year.

Business Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues
Author: 0 Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Sessions had been scheduled to testify before other committees about the Justice Department's budget that day, but he will instead appear before the intelligence panel. Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena, as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice ...

Business House 'covfefe' bill would save presidential tweets
Author: 0 House 'covfefe' bill would save presidential tweets

Democrat Representative Mike Quigley of IL has introduced the "Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically For Engagement" Act - which has the acronym COVFEFE - to protect all the president's tweets . The bill would make deleting tweets a breach of the Presidential Records Act (1978) which defines records as public information. "The president is president of the United States", Spicer explained, "so they are considered official statements by the president of the United States".

Business Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE
Author: 0 Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

Al Thani's comments come as Qatar tries to play down the impact of a crisis now entering its second week. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is visiting Saudi Arabia to discuss with its leadership the rift in the Gulf after several Arab and Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups.

Business Tesla's Model X is the safest SUV ever tested
Author: 0 Tesla's Model X is the safest SUV ever tested

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk first debuted the Model X in 2015, he called it "the safest SUV on the planet" and said he expected USA regulators to award the heavyweight electric crossover SUV with the highest five-star rating in every safety category.

Business Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office
Author: 0 Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office

USA retail giant Sears Holdings Corp has revealed the next steps in its transformation plan, including cutting a further 400 jobs, despite assurances it is on track to deliver on its US$1.25bn savings target. "As part of the organizational restructuring, the company first eliminated open positions and reduced contract employees in an effort to minimize the impact on full-time employees", Sears said.

Business Saudi to limit July oil volumes to Asia, slash United States volumes
Author: 0 Saudi to limit July oil volumes to Asia, slash United States volumes

A source close to OPEC told the Kuwait News Agency , known also as KUNA, that recent declines in crude oil prices were in part due to continued supply-side strains from US shale oil and the OPEC members exempt from the agreement. Producers would be deprived of finance by skittish lenders, and they would be reluctant to drill if they expected prices to be lower in the future. That was the 21st weekly rise in a row.

Business US Treasury suggests easing Volcker rule, cutting CFPB power in report
Author: 0 US Treasury suggests easing Volcker rule, cutting CFPB power in report

This week, there's talk that President Donald Trump's Treasury Department will press for banking legislation that may be less sweeping than the Republican House bill's plan. It would roll back a proposed rule that investment advisers who collect commissions must put their clients' interests ahead of their own. "It's an important first step", Robert Nichols, president and chief executive of the American Bankers Association, said of the vote.

Business Ag President Osinbajo signs 2017 Budget, confident of economic recovery
Author: 0 Ag President Osinbajo signs 2017 Budget, confident of economic recovery

Buhari, who is recuperating in London said he had received a full briefing on the Appropriation Bill as passed by the National Assembly. There had been controversies that Osinbajo can not sign the budget forcing acting President's spokesperson, Laolu Akande, to clear the that doubt on May 18 when he said Mr.

Business Trump proposes privatising air traffic control
Author: 0 Trump proposes privatising air traffic control

Supporters of privatizing air-traffic control system say the consumers will save money by paying lowers taxes that would have otherwise have gone to the FAA . In the light of day, the plan appears to be a play by the airlines to control the air traffic control system in this country, with the potential to diminish resources available for general aviation.

Business Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic

The 24-year-old golfer shot a four-under 66 on Sunday and finished 10 under for the tournament to take home the showcase, the second consecutive year doing so. Jutanugarn shot 3-under 69 and was tied with Thompson (72) and Chun (70) at 17-under 271. Money leader Bernhard Langer finished at 12 under, while Scott Verplank, Tom Lehman and Steve Flesch were another shot back.

Author: 0 Taco Tuesday treat: Get a free Doritos Locos Taco Wednesday

Thank the Golden State Warriors for making tomorrow Taco Tuesday. Those interested can grab their free taco at all participating U.S. Taco Bell locations from 2 p.m.to 6 p.m. Taco Bell previously gave away millions of free tacos in other World Series "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco " promotions. The Cavaliers took game four 137-116 but eventually fell to the Warriors 129-120 Monday night, securing Golden State's second title in three years .

Author: 0 US Attorney General Agrees To Appear Before Panel Probing Russian Actions

And while Sessions agreed to testify publicly, there are questions about his motivations. It is hard to determine who is being truthful between Trump and Comey, Kinzinger said . Comey's testimony last week revealed new avenues of inquiry that lawmakers are likely to pursue on Tuesday. Sessions is under scrutiny for his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign.