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Author: 0 U.S. student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

Warmbier was convicted of subversion after he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group from China . He said he also presented the North Koreans with photos of Warmbier, "to let them know he was a college kid". South Korea's Blue House on Tuesday cited Moon separately as saying: 'It is very deplorable that North Korea does not respect human rights'.

Business MSCI finally adds China to indices
Author: 0 MSCI finally adds China to indices

Yeom Dong-chan, an analyst with eBEST Investment and Securities, said the portion of Korean stocks in the widely tracked MSCI Emerging Markets Index would fall if China's mainland stocks join up. An estimated $1.6 trillion in assets around the world were benchmarked to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index as of the end of June 2016. " MSCI will reflect a higher representation of China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index when there is further alignment with global market ...

Author: 0 Oil prices climb off 10-month lows as US stockpiles drop

Crude and gasoline stockpiles declined last week. Brent in London closed Wednesday more than 20 percent below its January peak, also entering a bear market . oil production remains the biggest threat to price recovery, so, it is of utmost importance to keep an eye on the stress level among oil producers in the United States from lower oil price.

Business Owned Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American
Author: 0 Owned Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has re-clinched the No. 2 position in the Skytrax World Airline Awards rankings, according to an announcement on the World Airline Awards website. "The amount of customers we fly internationally is more than airlines in the U.S.", Smith said . Back home, meanwhile, Ethiopian Airlines won Best African Airline, while new kid on the block fastjet is now Africa's Best Low-Cost Airline.

Author: 0 Global Automotive Relay Market:- TE Connectivity, HELLA, Omron and Panasonic

Various factors which influence the growth of Interferon System market has been covered at depth in this report. The major applications of the Automotive Torque Vectoring System market are also discussed in the report. Additionally, the Gesture Recognition in Automotive research reports explore the business strategies and tactics followed by the top dominant players across different regions , their company profile, consumer volume, production capacity, opportunities, and challenges ...

Business Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' ahead of Queen's Speech programme
Author: 0 Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' ahead of Queen's Speech programme

While the details are still to be thrashed out, a deal is considered likely. The Conservatives have been locked in talks with Northern Ireland's DUP since June 9, the day after the general election, and on the eve of the queen's speech senior DUP figures told the BBC discussions had not gone the way they expected , claiming the DUP "can't be taken for granted".

Author: 0 Qatar Downplays Effects of Diplomatic Crisis

Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain are among several countries which last week announced the suspension of all ties to Qatar over what they say is the state's support for extremist groups and its political proximity to Shiite Iran . "Every day we will export 100 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar". Qatar denies allegations it supports terrorism and has vowed to not give up its independent foreign policy .

Business Sensex makes a 136-point rebound as bad loan fight paces up
Author: 0 Sensex makes a 136-point rebound as bad loan fight paces up

However, emergence of profit-booking by participants at record levels forced the Sensex to give up initial gains to slip into the negative territory and touched a low of 31,255.63 but finally settled with a marginal rise of 7.10 points, or 0.02 per cent, at 31,290.74.

Author: 0 Oil steady, but jump in USA supplies keeps traders on edge

World oil prices are changing differently on June 22 amid the report about the growing volume of crude output in the US. Crude closed near seven-month lows amid a loss of confidence in OPEC's output freeze, a rise in USA shale production, tepid gasoline demand and bloated inventories (chart below).

Business US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers
Author: 0 US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers

Saudi stocks gave back gains made earlier in the week on hopes MSCI will on Tuesday announce it will launch a review of Saudi Arabia for possible inclusion in its emerging market index. "But what we have seen until now, there is no solid ground for these demands, that's why they didn't submit their demands yet". Assad, whose allies include Iran and Russian Federation, has also reclaimed most of the country's population centers that were formerly held by the opposition, meaning Turkey and ...

Author: 0 Oil Sinks To November Lows On Shock US Gasoline Build

Inventories fell due to a rise in United States crude oil refinery demand to 17,256,000 bpd (barrels per day) on June 2-9, 2017. US crude production has been steadily growing and last week rose to 9.33 million bpd, up 12,000 from the previous week, the EIA said.

Business Bizarre Story of How Amazon and Whole Foods Deal Came to Be
Author: 0 Bizarre Story of How Amazon and Whole Foods Deal Came to Be

In fact, Farhad Manjoo from the New York Times thinks that one big reason for Amazon to buy Whole Foods is to figure out how to sell groceries online in a seamless way, something no one else has mastered. Its stores boasted longer lines despite the higher prices Whole Foods is known for. "We're gonna evolve. So I can't say there's not gonna ever be any changes", he said.

Business No sign of healing in G-7 climate change rift
Author: 0 No sign of healing in G-7 climate change rift

Only six countries in the G7 - Britain, Canada, France , Italy, Germany, and Japan - restated their pledge to implement the accord, which has been signed by 195 parties and ratified by 148 countries and regions so far. The five-day visit by Jerry Brown, a Democrat, came just days after Trump declared on 1 June that the United States would pull out of the Paris Accord, which broadly commits 195 countries to try and keep the global average temperature below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, ...

Business Oracle profit beats as cloud shift gains steam, shares at record
Author: 0 Oracle profit beats as cloud shift gains steam, shares at record

As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.11 and is expected to be $2.64 for the current year with 4,114,684,000 shares presently outstanding. Oracle Corp now has $191.48B valuation. The firm has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, June 2. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, November 22 by CLSA. They just need to take the company's market capitalization and divide it by the company's total sales over the past 12 months.

Business At least 15 killed in Southern Afghanistan vehicle bomb blast
Author: 0 At least 15 killed in Southern Afghanistan vehicle bomb blast

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a auto bomb explosion outside a bank in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, TOLOnews reported. The insurgents control vast swathes of the province, blighted by a huge opium harvest that helps fund the insurgency, and have repeatedly threatened to seize Lashkar Gah.

Author: 0 Crude oil climbs off 10-month lows as U.S. stockpiles drop

West Texas Intermediate for August delivery was at US$43.46 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 5 USA cents, at 1.51pm in Hong Kong. "Oil market bears came out in the open on Tuesday with NYMEX Crude oil prices slumping to $42.75/bbl, the lowest since September'16 hit by a double whammy of recovery in OPEC output in May'17 coupled with rising USA production".

Author: 0 UK acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire

The single's release marked a week since the blaze, which ripped through the apartment building in the early hours of June 14, when numerous residents were home asleep. The new expert group will include representatives from the social housing and fire sectors and will be chaired by the Welsh Government's chief fire and rescue adviser Des Tidbury.

Author: 0 US Begins Importing Iraqi Oil After Saudis Cut Exports

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at.51 per barrel, up 11 cents from their previous close , but down 7.3 percent from May 25. Oil prices slipped further below $50 a barrel on Tuesday on concerns that an Opec effort to tighten the market could be coming under pressure from a diplomatic rift in the Middle East and from sustained high inventories in the United States .

Business Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting

Representative Steve Scalise is now listed in fair condition as of Wednesday morning. Scalise is now "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said. And Sava said Friday that Griner "sustained a gunshot wound to the ankle". "So he's doing - he's doing a lot better", said Ryan. On Saturday, MedStar Washington Hospital Center stated that Scalise had undergone a surgery that day and was responsive and speaking with loved ones.

Author: 0 Reviewing Technical Levels For Arrow Global Group PLC (ARW.L)

Compass Point maintained the shares of RF in report on Tuesday, January 19 with "Buy" rating. FinnCap maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, December 7 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 16 by Liberum Capital. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.2 in 2016Q3.

Business Amazon to buy organic grocery store Whole Foods for $13.4 billion
Author: 0 Amazon to buy organic grocery store Whole Foods for $13.4 billion

The grocer will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods Market brand and John Mackey will remain as its chief executive officer, the companies said. This will allow Whole Foods to do what it does but better and more profitable. The Journal said buying Whole Foods allows Amazon to quickly grab a bigger portion of the estimated $674 billion US market for edible groceries, according to consulting firm Kantar Retail.

Author: 0 Halcon Resources Corporation Co (HK) Saw a 52-Week High

The stock is now moving with a Negative distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of about -48.74% and has no so good Year to Date (YTD) Performance of -54.28% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from previous fiscal year end price.

Business Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day
Author: 0 Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day

Mereseini Vuniwaqa at the International Yoga Day commemorated at Albert Park yesterday. It can contribute in a holistic way to achieve an equilibrium between the mind and the body. Yoga can be viewed as a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India (between the sixth and fifth centuries BCE).

Author: 0 London outlines bold plans to reduce cars on streets & encourage cycling, walking

Other aims include cutting auto journeys by three million each day and the target of 80 percent of journeys being made by cycling , walking or public transport by 2041. London mayor Sadiq Khan said they intend to reduce vehicle journeys by 3 million every day, Xinhua reported. Khan was unapologetic about the need to curb vehicle use, despite the fact some of the proposals are likely to face opposition from motoring groups.

Author: 0 Amazon shares hit intraday high in wake of Whole Foods deal

Amazon shares opened at $1,017, a record according to Google Finance, although they later came down to around $1,000, up 1.28 percent from the close Friday, the day the $13.7 billion Whole Foods deal was announced. "This is not a Tinder relationship". Wedbush argued that Grubhub would be a nice compliment to Whole Foods because the food ordering company has a similar geographic overlap and similar customer and diner demographics.

Business Media digest on MSCI's inclusion of China shares
Author: 0 Media digest on MSCI's inclusion of China shares

MSCI has been in discussions with Chinese regulators and global investors for four years over whether to add yuan-denominated shares to the Emerging Markets Index tracked by around $1.6 trillion in assets but excluded them because of restricted access to China's equity markets.

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's death remains mystery as family declines autopsy

South Korea's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with its fighter jets aimed at deterring the North. On Tuesday , a US official said USA spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if Pyongyang was preparing for a new nuclear test, perhaps to coincide with Wednesday's high-level talks.

Business Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
Author: 0 Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

The House GOP bill would remove the Obamacare mandate that everyone purchase health coverage, replace the law's subsidies to buy health coverage with tax credits and roll back the law's taxes on the wealthy and parts of the health care industry.

Author: 0 Donald Trump tightens red tape on travel from the United States to Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro, responding to Trump's announcement, said: "Any strategy aimed at changing the political, economic and social system in Cuba, whether it seeks to achieve it through pressures and impositions, or by employing subtle methods, will be doomed to failure".

Business Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: army
Author: 0 Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: army

Earlier this month Israel announced that more than 3,000 settler homes could be built in the West Bank. He was referring to the construction of Amichai, which will house some 300 settlers evicted in February from the Amona outpost after Israel's Supreme Court ruled their homes had been built illegally on privately-owned Palestinian land.

Business Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L) Needle Moving on Volume
Author: 0 Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L) Needle Moving on Volume

About 1.11M shares traded or 191.74% up from the average. It has underperformed by 3.46% the S&P500. Among 23 analysts covering Barrick Gold Corp. Transglobe Energy had 2 analyst reports since January 14, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Illinois-based Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). The legal version of this report can be accessed at ...

Author: 0 China dismisses Trump comments on North Korea

The remarks, in a joint press conference with Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the State Department, largely restated longstanding USA concerns related to China, but more importantly helped clarify the administration's policy given Trump's oblique - and generally complementary - tweets about Chinese President Xi Jinping .

Author: 0 Key Tory manifesto bills missing from Queen's Speech, with focus on Brexit

It comes the day after measures to enable Brexit dominated the Queen's Speech and with the Conservatives still trying to secure the Commons support needed to pass their programme. Speaking after the Queen's Speech today, Mrs May's official spokesman was asked about the prospects of the vote taking place, answering: "That's not a priority".

Business UK, EU's historic Brexit talks commence
Author: 0 UK, EU's historic Brexit talks commence

In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%). Following the first day talk Barnier said, "It was very important and useful to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking".

Author: 0 Meet GE's New CEO, aka 'Mr. Fix

The company said the announcements were part of a succession plan that had been in place since 2011, and that now was an "ideal time for change" now that the company had completed its "pivot" away from financial services and the move of its headquarters from Fairfield, Conn., to Boston.

Business Security Of State Election Systems The Focus Of Dueling Capitol Hill Hearings
Author: 0 Security Of State Election Systems The Focus Of Dueling Capitol Hill Hearings

The question of Russian interference in the 2016 campaign has shadowed the White House since the election and has deepened since Trump took office in January. He also said he contacted The Associated Press , which counts votes, and its CEO, Gary Pruitt . And The New York Times reported that Trump - who has called the investigation a "fake" attempt by Democrats to justify their defeat - was questioning whether Russian Federation was behind the hacks as late as March in conversations ...

Business Retail Giant Amazon Plans to Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion
Author: 0 Retail Giant Amazon Plans to Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

Amazon, which made a splash a year ago with a checkout-free grocery store, has denied reports that it plans to automate the jobs of Whole Foods cashiers . In the USA "this adds 440 refrigerated warehouses within 10 miles of probably 80 percent of the population", said Michael Pachter, an analyst for Wedbush Securities.

Business Saudi Arabia captures, questions three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia captures, questions three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps

Relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia , which compete for influence in the Middle East, have been increasingly strained over the opposite sides they have taken in the Syria and Yemen conflicts. "There is no proof that they are military personnel", said Majid Aghababaie, a top official at Iran's interior ministry . The vessel, which was seized last Friday, was carrying explosives and the those captured meant to conduct a "terrorist act" in Saudi territorial waters, it claimed.

Business Honda Japan plant shuts for a day following cyber attack
Author: 0 Honda Japan plant shuts for a day following cyber attack

Normal operations were underway at its Sayama plant by Tuesday, Honda said.®. Salim Neino, the CEO of cybersecurity firm Kryptos Logic, told a congressional hearing last week that the company had dealt with 60 million infection attempts from WannaCry over the past month, 7 million of them in the U.S.

Author: 0 Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies

Despite the president's claim, the Obama policy will be revised rather than overturned entirely. MI farmers are among those criticizing President Trump's plan to impose new business and travel restrictions on Cuba . dealings with Cuba, called for a vote on legislation lifting restrictions on American travel there. Trump will announce his new approach early Friday afternoon at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami's Little Havana, the heart of America's largest Cuban-American ...

Author: 0 Oscar Health files to expand insurance coverage in several states

If an insurer misses the Wednesday deadline, regulators could still choose to accept a last-minute application, as they did past year in Arizona, to make sure residents had access to a policy through the state marketplace. "We're confident that when the dust settles, the market for health insurance will stabilize in time for 2018", Schlosser said. In Washington state, there were two counties facing no insurer coverage , but as of this week, an insurer stepped in to cover one of them.

Business Oil price extends drop to 7 month lows, despite OPEC cuts
Author: 0 Oil price extends drop to 7 month lows, despite OPEC cuts

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures CLc1 were down 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $44.59 per barrel. USA crude futures touched a low of US$42.13, the lowest intraday level since August 2016. Data from the American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday showed US crude stockpiles last week had dropped more than forecast. The rise in crude production from Libya and Nigeria is posing no threat as "the level of increase from these two countries is still within the limits set by the ...

Business Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies
Author: 0 Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies

The price for August futures of Brent crude oil has decreased by 0.20 percent to $45.93 per barrel as of 06:22 (GMT +4). Thus, the USA and the OPEC members exempt from the production cuts are replacing the barrels being cut by Saudi Arabia and its allies, which is making it hard to rebalance the markets.

Author: 0 May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech

Four militant attacks have raised questions about her grip on national security, and the death of at least 79 people in a tower block fire has become a flashpoint for public anger at her party's record in government. The Queen's Speech usually sets out the government's legislative plan for the 12 months ahead, but this year's is different. Out of the 24 bills announced, eight relate to Brexit .

Author: 0 Dollar hits three-week high on Fed rate hike bets

Meanwhile, USD/CAD added 0.09% to trade at 1.3280. But with a "lack of any major economic data this week, it remains to be seen if the dollar will be able to climb further, and what that would mean for gold", said Fawad Razaqzada, technical analyst at Forex.com.

Business PM Narendra Modi leads yoga session amidst downpour in Lucknow
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi leads yoga session amidst downpour in Lucknow

Later, Chief Minister N.Biren Singh and Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar flagged off Run for Yoga to encourage people to practice Yoga in the State. The Indian embassy in Beijing was assisted by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and Yogi Yoga, a popular yoga school.

Author: 0 CONE Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) Dips Under Moving Averages

It is important to consider the moving averages of a downtrending security. CONE Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) has risen 44.45% since June 21, 2016 and is uptrending. THC has a 1-week performance of -2.64%. It dived, as 4 investors sold Bel Fuse, Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes.