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Author: 0 ALAFCO to buy 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

CDB Leasing is the only leasing arm of the China Development Bank and a leading company in China's leasing industry that has been engaged in aircraft, infrastructure, ship, commercial vehicle and construction machinery leasing and enjoys a Chinese sovereign credit rating.

Business United Nations condemns N Korean missile launches, but no council meeting
Author: 0 United Nations condemns N Korean missile launches, but no council meeting

The US have contraversially began installing the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system on South Korea in a bid to nip Kim Jong-un's budding nuclear capability in the bud. The launches come less than a week after the United Nations Security Council passed fresh sanctions on the reclusive state, which said it would continued to pursue its nuclear and missile program without delay.

Author: 0 Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP's presidential nominee

The Shiv Sena has consistently maintained that the RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat should be announced as the official nominee of the NDA for the presidential election. Shah on Sunday met ally and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya in Mumbai to ensure the Sena's crucial support in the presidential election.

Business US Fed raises rates for second time in three months
Author: 0 US Fed raises rates for second time in three months

The plan, which would feature halting reinvestment's of ever-larger amounts of maturing securities, did not specify the overall size of the reduction. The ministry said the hike is not expected to have an overly adverse impact on the local markets, pointing to the fact that the hike didn't move Wall Street markets that much and the greenback dipped, lifting the value of other major currencies .

Author: 0 Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northen Ireland crisis

Although there are some very valid concerns about Corbyn's left-wing economic and foreign policies, he did have a positive message of hope and change and he spoke a language that people could actually identify with. Mr Williamson also insisted his party was fully prepared for the start of the Brexit negotiations with the European Union that are scheduled for Monday.

Author: 0 Cello Group plc (CLL) Receives Buy Rating from FinnCap

Moreover, Kempner Capital Management Inc. has 4.11% invested in the company for 175,190 shares. (FB)'s stock rose 10.88%. Insiders bought a total of 3,176 shares of company stock valued at $660,490 in the last quarter. On Monday, August 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Peel Hunt to "Add". The stock of Cello Group plc (LON:CLL) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 20 by N+1 Singer.

Business Fed raises rate to 1-1.25%, hints at further hike
Author: 0 Fed raises rate to 1-1.25%, hints at further hike

In view of realised and expected labour market conditions and inflation , Federal Open Markets Committee ( FOMC ) chose to raise the target range for the federal fund's rate to 1 to 1-1/4%. Yellen indicated the Fed still remained confident inflation would rise to its target over the medium term, bolstered by what she described as a robust labor market that is continuing to strengthen.

Business London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block
Author: 0 London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

Commander of the Metropolitan Police Stuart Cundy said in a statement that a recovery operation, which was briefly suspended for security reasons, had been resumed and family liaison officers were dealing with 52 families. He said: "We investigate criminal matters". This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars.

Author: 0 Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Buy Rating for Zpg Plc (ZPG)

It has a 12.29 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through four divisions: Engineering and Construction, Field Solutions, Mobile Solutions and Advanced Devices. Therefore 67% are positive. Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) had its target price lowered by Berenberg Bank from GBX 350 ($4.43) to GBX 340 ($4.30) in a report released on Friday, May 26th, Marketbeat reports.

Author: 0 German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from Britain, May is so weakened that her own finance minister and the partners on whom she will rely for her majority, Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, are giving her public guidance.

Business UMN faculty to Trump: Leaving Paris Agreement will impact US
Author: 0 UMN faculty to Trump: Leaving Paris Agreement will impact US

Polling results from Yale University's Climate Change in the American Mind survey conducted after the US election show that 73 per cent of Trump voters would like to see the USA use more renewable energy. "Countries are not necessarily feeling like it's going to be a sacrifice to transition to clean energy", said Anderson, who attended the original Paris climate talks.

Author: 0 Koepka ties US Open record in capturing first major victory

Palmer shot a 65 after going into the final round trailing by seven shots. The pin sheet originally given out in the first tee had the wrong hole location for the 13th hole. "Yeah, I don't get those very often", Stricker said. It was a champion's posture just three years into the heavy mix for a player who came to it on an unconventional path.

Business For Whole Foods workers, fears of robots, drones and culture clash
Author: 0 For Whole Foods workers, fears of robots, drones and culture clash

Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Whole Foods would also pay a $US400 million termination fee to Amazon if the grocer receives a better offer or the board of directors pulls the company out of the deal.

Author: 0 Oil slides, hits six-month low on rising global production

Shale supply has pushed U.S. crude production up by about 10 per cent over the previous year to 9.3 million bpd, not far below the output of top exporter, Saudi Arabia. The EIA expects that to rise above 10 million bpd in 2018. Brent crude was $48.27 per barrel last week, down $1.85, or 3.7 per cent, from its $50 per barrel price.

Author: 0 Oil Slides to Seven-Month Low on High Inventories

A rapid rise in U.S. shale oil output will contribute to the increase in non-Opec supply next year, the IEA said. July WTI ( West Texas Intermediate) crude oil ( USO ) ( UCO ) ( XOP ) futures contracts fell 0.04% to $44.7 per barrel in electronic trade at 1:15 AM EST on June 15, 2017.

Author: 0 Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages

The verdict could potentially open the door for more cases in which people are tried for harm caused to others through their actions online or on social media, according to Roy Gutterman, a First Amendment scholar and the director of the Newhouse School's Tully Center for Free Speech .

Author: 0 Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

May has clung on to power but has so far failed to conclude an agreement with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party that would bolster her ability to govern. Mr Davis will be accompanied by a nine-strong negotiating team that includes the most senior civil servants at the department as well as officials from the Treasury and Home Office.

Author: 0 Fighter jets deal shows deep U.S. support

On Wednesday, media reported that Doha would buy United States fighter jets F-15 Eagle worth about $12 billion. Details of the Wednesday deal have not been disclosed but Bloomberg reported that it could include 236 jets. Al-attiyah also praised the relationship between the United States and and Qatar saying both countries "solidified their military cooperation by having fought together side by side for many years now in an effort to eradicate terrorism.".

Business More than 26 hurt as flight by Chinese airline hits turbulence
Author: 0 More than 26 hurt as flight by Chinese airline hits turbulence

At least 26 people were injured, four of them seriously, when a China Eastern Airlines flight from Paris hit turbulence on Sunday over southwest China, state media said. The plane, an Airbus A330-200 twinjet, landed without incident and there were no injuries, according to Kathy Zhang, general manager for the Oceania region at the airlines.

Author: 0 Japan Has Y203.367 Billion Trade Deficit In May

Analysts expected exports to rise 16.1% and for imports to increase 14.8%. In April, Japan's trade surplus with the United States fell an annual 4.2 percent. "There are some gains in durable goods, which are related to consumer spending, but rising factory output is the bigger factor behind imports". In the first three months of 2017, the economy grew an annualized 1.0%, to extend Japan's growth streak to the longest in 11 years.

Author: 0 Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7b

Amazon announced Friday that it will pay $42 a share for Whole Foods , which was founded in 1978 in Austin, Texas , and is still based there. - Sysco. It also had announced a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan amid pressure from activist investor Jana Partners. The deal proves Amazon's increasing interest in moving into operating traditional brick-and-mortar stores and its growing focus on groceries.

Author: 0 Trump budget chief sees Fed continuing accommodative rate policy

Stocks were also weighed down as Brent crude remained under 47 USA dollars a barrel, down another 0.1% at 46.84 U.S. dollars and languishing at the lowest level for almost a year. The S&P ASX 200 in Australia tumbled 1.2 percent to 5,763.20. Inflation was expected to be at 1.7% by the end of this year, down from the 1.9% previously forecast.

Author: 0 Donald Trump sued over president's business benefits

The June 12 lawsuit marks the first legal action taken against the president by state government officials for alleged violations of the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses and claims that the president has used his position to boost his business enterprises.

Author: 0 Weakened May begins Brexit talks

The fact Davis agreed to an agenda on Monday that will see him and British officials spend some seven hours in the European Union executive's headquarters discussing who will talk to whom when and about what has come as a relief to some European Union negotiators.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Order to Ease Federal Restrictions on Apprenticeships

Before signing the EO, President Trump said the objective of the order will be to "remov [e] federal restrictions that have prevented many different industries from creating apprenticeship programs". It is seeking more than 450 apprentices in its inaugural year. The order is created to streamline apprenticeship training to give more certification responsibility to businesses rather than relying on the Department of Labor .

Business Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'
Author: 0 Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

Last month, President Trump hired his own lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , to handle Russia-related investigations by the FBI and U.S. congressional committees. The official added that Rosenstein was troubled by attacks on Mueller that he saw as unfair. A few days later, Trump spoke separately with Coats and Rogers and asked them to issue public statements to the effect that there was no evidence of coordination between his campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Hold Rating for Barratt Developments Plc (BDEV)

The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 7. Therefore 67% are positive. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) was raised too. Sei Invests holds 100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. They expect $1.29 earnings per share, up 4.03% or $0.05 from last year's $1.24 per share. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 6,600 ($83.49) target price on shares of Shire PLC in a research report on Friday, February 17th.

Business Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1
Author: 0 Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

With runners on first and second and two outs, Butler left a 94 miles per hour four-seamer over the middle and up in the zone. But there's more than one way to challenge opposing pitchers, and Rizzo has done just that when batting first. In Rizzo's first two tries as a leadoff man in his seven-year career, the slugging first baseman who usually bats cleanup led off both games this week with home runs against the New York Mets at Citi Field.

Author: 0 Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

Commander of the Metropolitan Police Stuart Cundy said in a statement that a recovery operation, which was briefly suspended for security reasons, had been resumed and family liaison officers were dealing with 52 families. Mrs May has pledged a £5 million support package for the victims, which included a promise to rehouse them within three weeks. "It will look at the building itself".

Author: 0 Oil Holds Losses Below $45 on Surprise US Gasoline Supply Gain

Platts said the decision of the United States to increase its light crude and gasoline stockpiles has stoked fears that the global oil glut would remain unabated. Oil prices on Friday bounced up off the year's lows as some producers reduced exports and US rig additions slowed, but the rebound was modest and crude posted its fourth weekly decline on persistent concerns about global oversupply.

Business Anti-Islamic law, Muslim demonstrators gather in CT
Author: 0 Anti-Islamic law, Muslim demonstrators gather in CT

Eventually, though, a group of about 20 from inside made their way outside and converged with the counter-protesters. State Sen. Michael Williams, a Republican candidate for governor, spoke to the rally, according to his spokesman, Seth Weathers.

Business Fed lifts interest rates and eyes reduction in holdings of bonds
Author: 0 Fed lifts interest rates and eyes reduction in holdings of bonds

Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 87.86 points, or 0.41 percent, to 21,286.70. "This suggests that the markets are not in full agreement with the Fed's outlook for future rate hikes ". "That is the main reason why the dollar is remaining supported for now", Credit Agricole currency strategist Manuel Oliveri said. "In view of realised and expected labour market conditions and inflation , the FOMC ( Federal Open Market Committee ) made a decision ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

Portugal vs Mexico was the Confederations Cup offering on Sunday, and it was indefinitely more watchable than the opening game between Russian Federation and New Zealand . With Mexico still scrambling at the back, another delivery from the right was flicked into the bottom-left corner by Nani , but the referee - assisted by the VAR - disallowed the goal for offside.

Author: 0 ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) Reviewed By Analysts

The Company's divisions include Investment in ETP, including the consolidated activities of ETP; Investment in Sunoco LP, including the consolidated activities of Sunoco LP; Investment in Lake Charles LNG, including the activities of Lake Charles LNG, and Corporate and Other.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

It has eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, 6 teraflops of graphics performance and 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. The backwards compatibility program has been a huge success on Xbox One, allowing gamers to play hundreds of Xbox 360 games on the new console without having to dig out the old one.

Business Vice President Pence Lawyers Up
Author: 0 Vice President Pence Lawyers Up

The office of the Vice President said Pence's decision to hire outside legal counsel was in keeping with his aim to "fully cooperate with any inquiries related to the Russian Federation probe". Be smart: Trump, notorious for his litigiousness in NY, is playing an inside-outside game: stockpiling talent to protect him legally, while publicly trying to discredit the investigators and whatever they might eventually say or do.

Author: 0 Gulf mixed in early trade; Qatar National Bank slides

Qatar denied allegations over its support to terrorism and extremism adding that the diplomatic rift was based on "baseless fabricated claims". Saudi Arabia's King Salman has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin just days after Qatar's foreign minister was in Moscow to discuss the crisis in Gulf ties.

Author: 0 Amazon to acquire Whole Foods supermarket chain

Amazon , started in Seattle in 1994 by former hedge fund manager Jeff Bezos , has grown into the world's biggest diversified online retailer, with a market capitalization of almost $500 billion. Some investors may be wondering whether Amazon could disrupt grocery stores the way it upended the bookstore business. Amazon is all about technology, and it's very likely that technology will be applied to the Whole Foods shopping experience.

Author: 0 Marissa Mayer resigns as Verizon closes US$4.48bn Yahoo acquisition

The country's largest wireless carrier got Yahoo and its more than 1 billion monthly users at a bargain price following years of turmoil at the Internet provider - high CEO turnover and uncertain direction, culminating in the disclosure (while the merger was pending) of massive data breaches that happened under Mayer.

Author: 0 Analyst Coverage Updates - Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)

With 940,900 avg volume, 2 days are for Grifols SA Ads (NASDAQ:GRFS)'s short sellers to cover GRFS's short positions. About 920,949 shares traded. Kona Grill Inc (NASDAQ:KONA) has declined 61.08% since June 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has a 54.36 P/E ratio. The Established Markets includes Benelux, Canada, Denmark, France, Ireland, Norway and Switzerland. 8,614,081 shares of the company were exchanged.

Business Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Businesses
Author: 0 Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Businesses

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday disputed that Trump's interests in his businesses violated the emoluments clause, pointing to the arguments raised by the Justice Department in its motion to dismiss the case in NY. President Donald Trump gestures during a joint press conference with visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis (not in the picture) at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 9, 2017.

Author: 0 GST Council relaxes return filing rules for July-Aug

Once it comes into effect, it will subsume all central and state-level taxes and levies on all goods and services within an integrated tax having two components: a central GST and a state GST. "It is a major challenge and government should devise a way through which traders can make digital compliance as required under GST", CAIT National President B.C.Bhartia and Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said.

Author: 0 Militants fire at Army convoy in Kashmir, no casualty reported

Five terrorists came to the funeral of Junaid Mattoo, who was killed in an encounter with security forces in Arwani village of Bijbihara in Anantnag District of south Kashmir. During the operation, militants present in the area fired upon the search parties with automatic weapons. As per reports, the attack took place near Bijbehara area on Sunday, when the vehicle was passing through.

Author: 0 GST Council sets tax rates for lotteries, hotels

The GST Council discussed the IT preparedness at length, 65.6 lakh tax payers have already taken provisional registration , Jaitley told media in New Delhi . "Relaxation for filing transaction-wise returns in July, August. will provide relief to the industry", said Harishanker Subramaniam, head of indirect tax at EY India .

Author: 0 A run-down of large deals in Amazon.com Inc.'s history

Kyle Bunch is with R/GA, a marketing, advertising and consulting firm right across from the Whole Foods headquarters. But for the most part, threats to grocers has come from brick-and-mortar retailers entering the sector: Walmart , Target and Costco are now major forces in grocery.