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Author: 0 Iran sends a message with missile strike in Syria

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Al-Islam added that Sunday's missile attack, which marked the first of its kind from Tehran on foreign soil in over three decades, proved the strength of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

Business Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Connection Was 'Love at First Sight'
Author: 0 Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Connection Was 'Love at First Sight'

Rick Ritter breaks down the deal and what it means moving forward. Cowen & Co. calls the $1.3 trillion USA grocery market " Amazon's biggest potential source of revenue upside". When they take something off the shelf and put it in their cart, it registers in their account. Plus, 79% of those surveyed have a left a store and decided against purchasing an item because the checkout line was too long.

Business Chernobyl's radiation monitoring hit by cyber attack: Spokeswoman
Author: 0 Chernobyl's radiation monitoring hit by cyber attack: Spokeswoman

Merck confirmed its computer network was "compromised" as part of the global attack. The Petya cryptoware is to blame for a huge cyber-attack at oil, telecom and financial companies in Russian Federation and Ukraine, the press service of Group-IB involved in cyber security and cyber-attack protection has told Interfax.

Business EW Jackson Says Shooting Of Philando Castile Was Reasonable
Author: 0 EW Jackson Says Shooting Of Philando Castile Was Reasonable

Castile had a permit to carry the gun, which was later found in his right front shorts pocket. The shooting gained widespread attention after Mr Castile's girlfriend, who was in the vehicle with her then four-year-old daughter, live-streamed its gruesome aftermath on Facebook.

Author: 0 Senate Bill Would Result In 22-Million More Uninsured By 2026

With no votes from Democrats expected, McConnell can only afford to lose two votes from his side of the aisle. That could be a particular concern to Nevada Senator Dean Heller , who faces perhaps the toughest 2018 re-election race of any Senate Republican and who has said he can't support a health-care package that cuts Medicaid and takes coverage from "tens of millions of Americans and tens of thousands of Nevadans".

Author: 0 Asian currencies little changed ahead of Yellen speech

On Monday, the Nasdaq Composite closed 0.3% lower (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-stocks-poised-for-higher-open-as-rising-oil-prices-lift-trading-mood-2017-06-26), while the Dow and S&P both gained less than 0.1%. She said she was continuing that tradition with current Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, with the two officials conferring often on various issues affecting the economy and financial regulation.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is coming to India, US president accepts PM Modi's invite

Earlier in the U.S., Prime Minister Modi held one-to-one and delegation-level talks with President Donald Trump at the White House . While discussing the issue of terrorism, PM Modi and President Trump also spoke about the Pakistan using its territory as a launch pad for militancy.

Business US Fed raises key rates for 2nd time this year
Author: 0 US Fed raises key rates for 2nd time this year

This week, as expected, the US Central Bank raised interest rates to 1.25 per cent and talked about normalising its policy. Fitch Ratings said the U.S. "The U.S.is good. More important, we see the worldwide markets finally beginning a six- to eight-year turn", said Christine Armstrong, executive director at Morgan Stanley in Boston.

Business IMF cuts US growth outlook
Author: 0 IMF cuts US growth outlook

The IMF notes the U.S. is enjoying its third-longest expansion since 1850, with "persistently strong" job growth. The Trump administration says its economic platform - including cutting corporate and income taxes, boosting infrastructure spending and reducing regulations - will push growth up to a sustained rate of 3% to 4% a year and cut unhealthy government debt levels.

Business Dozens of prospective jurors beg off 'Pharma Bro' case
Author: 0 Dozens of prospective jurors beg off 'Pharma Bro' case

Grinning his way through a House hearing as he pleaded the Fifth. Earlier this year, he was banned from Twitter for harassing a journalist . When Matsumoto told prospective jurors that Shkreli's work in pharmaceuticals was not on trial, prosecutor Alixandra Smith corrected her.

Business Notley adopts Seattle's job-killing minimum wage hike
Author: 0 Notley adopts Seattle's job-killing minimum wage hike

A study by a group of economists at the University of Washington commissioned by the city of Seattle looked at the effects on low-wage workers of the $15-an-hour minimum wage law passed in 2014 and found some disturbing - but entirely predictable - results.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Vantage Investment Partners Llc increased Intel Corp (INTC) stake by 60.98% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Incorporated stated it has 4.72M shares.

Author: 0 Ukraine official says version of WannaCry virus caused cyberattacks

The attacks on Russian and Ukrainian companies involved a type of ransomware that locks users out of the computer and demands purchase of a key to reinstate access, said cybersecurity company Group IB. "We are talking about a cyberattack", said Anders Rosendahl , a spokesman for the Copenhagen-based shipping giant. Shipping company AP Moller-Maersk said every branch of its business was affected by the hack.

Business Portland metro remains near top in United States home-price gains
Author: 0 Portland metro remains near top in United States home-price gains

San Diego's increase matched the national average in April, and remain ahead of the 5.5 percent national average for the past year. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 4.9 percent, lower than the 5.2 percent level in the previous month, and the 20-City Composite posted a 5.7 percent year-over-year gain, which was below the 5.9 percent level set in March.

Author: 0 Frontier Communications Corporation (NasdaqGS:FTR) Valuation & Technicals Update

Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR ) traded at a yearly high level of $5.22 during the last trading session. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Frontier Communications Corporation had a negative net margin of 2.65% and a positive return on equity of 0.19%. The company had revenue of $2.36 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.34 billion.

Business Hollywood Studios, Suspicious of China's Box-Office Numbers, Conduct Audit
Author: 0 Hollywood Studios, Suspicious of China's Box-Office Numbers, Conduct Audit

The results may come as soon as the third quarter, the person said. The audit has been going on for about six months and is reviewing box office receipts for select Hollywood films released in China in 2016. China's State Administration of Press, Publication Radio, Film and Television penalized more than 300 theaters in March for under-reporting ticket sales, the regulator said at the time.

Author: 0 White House sees 'potential preparations' for chemical weapons attack

The White House said the preparations were similar to those undertaken by the Assad regime ahead of an apparent chemical attack on a rebel-held town in April. She told a House of Representatives hearing that the administration intended its warning not just to Syria's government but also to Russian Federation and Iran.

Business Don't Throw Coins into Airliner Engines for Good Luck
Author: 0 Don't Throw Coins into Airliner Engines for Good Luck

According to a statement issued on the official Weibo microblog of the Shanghai police, the 80-year-old woman - identified by her surname, Qiu - threw nine coins toward the engine as she was ascending steps to the China Southern Airlines aircraft.

Author: 0 Majestic Wine PLC (MJW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

Therefore 100% are positive. Phillips 66 had 32 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the stock with "Strong Buy" rating in Monday, October 31 report. (NASDAQ:AVID) for 44,000 shares. The insider PARKER W DOUGLAS sold 113,706 shares worth $5.47 million. Stifel stated it has 0.1% in Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX).

Business Woman dragged off Southwest flight after 'potential threat'
Author: 0 Woman dragged off Southwest flight after 'potential threat'

A disruptive passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Houston forced the flight to be diverted Sunday afternoon. Passengers said the woman seemed disturbed before she boarded the airplane in Los Angeles. They said airport security even confronted the woman because she was shouting. I told her there were families on the plane. Due to differences in air pressure, experts say it would be nearly impossible for a passenger to open the door of an aircraft during a flight.

Business Global Cryogenic Tanks Market Research Report 2017
Author: 0 Global Cryogenic Tanks Market Research Report 2017

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Business Saudi stock market up after new heir named
Author: 0 Saudi stock market up after new heir named

The new crown prince will retain the portfolio of defense minister, which he has held since the day his father assumed the throne in January 2015. The article quoted extensively from an analysis by an academic at the London School of Economics, Madawi al-Rasheed, who called the new crown prince's remarks last month about Iran "a statement that ultimately amounts to a declaration of war".

Author: 0 Orchard Funding Group PLC to Issue Dividend of GBX 1 (ORCH)

The rating was downgraded by S&P Global on Tuesday, January 24 to "Buy". The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Tuesday, August 25. It is down 76.21% since June 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.32) price objective on shares of ITV plc in a report on Sunday, March 12th.

Business Apple working with Hertz to test self-driving technology
Author: 0 Apple working with Hertz to test self-driving technology

Avis Budget Group Inc . handling the care of Waymo's fleet comes after the latter announced plans for this fleet. Avis' shares rose as much as 21 percent to $29.32 in morning trading, recording their biggest intraday percentage gain in more than five years.

Business Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing
Author: 0 Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

Police said officers had received a message saying a Mercedes had exploded at a crossroads in the Solomyansky district, killing a man inside the vehicle. A passerby was hospitalized with injuries. Forensic experts examine the wreckage of a vehicle in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Kyiv regional police chief Andriy Kryshchenko tells 112 television channel the unidentified explosive device was either attached to the bottom of the vehicle or planted inside, .

Author: 0 Revenge is sweet as New Zealand win America's Cup

Ashby's America's Cup triumph proudly sits alongside an incredible 16 world championships and an Olympic silver medal. ORACLE TEAM USA defeated Emirates Team New Zealand in 2013 in San Francisco to win the 34th America's Cup. A beaming Burling, with the normally closely-guarded silver trophy standing behind him, said it was "impossible to compare" the victory with the gold medal he and fellow crew member Blair Tuke won in Rio de Janeiro past year in the 49er skiff class.

Author: 0 Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, United Kingdom rate outlook

The Fed said as well that it is planning to gradually start selling assets that it purchased during and after the USA financial crisis to help give a boost to the economy. The Fed said the initial cap for Treasuries would be set at $6 billion per month initially and increase by $6 billion increments every three months over a 12-month period until it reached $30 billion per month in reductions to its holdings.

Business Greece to get 'more clarity' on debt relief plan
Author: 0 Greece to get 'more clarity' on debt relief plan

Greece needs the money to meet roughly 7 billion euros ($7.8 billion) in debt repayments in July that it will struggle to meet from its own resources. Multiple news agencies said the tranche would amount to 8.5 billion euros ($9.5 billion). And the Greeks , who earned their prior bailouts by promising to cut budgets, trim government payrolls, and make painful economic reforms, are now insisting that they should be rewarded.

Business Hedge fund Paulson & Co discloses 6.3 percent stake in Valeant
Author: 0 Hedge fund Paulson & Co discloses 6.3 percent stake in Valeant

The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, November 23 to "Underperform". Several research analysts recently issued reports on VRX shares. It dropped, as 82 investors sold VRX shares while 87 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.90 per share, with a total value of $278,000.00.

Author: 0 Paypoint plc (PAY) Announces Dividend Increase - GBX 54.50 Per Share

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $13.1. About 239,787 shares traded. It has outperformed by 27.53% the S&P500. The company was maintained on Friday, April 1 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has "Hold" rating by Independent Research on Tuesday, October 25. The stock of Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 28.

Business Darden (DRI) Tops Q4 Earnings on Sales Growth, Ups Dividend
Author: 0 Darden (DRI) Tops Q4 Earnings on Sales Growth, Ups Dividend

About 495,468 shares traded. Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI ) reports comparable sales for the Olive Garden chain rose 4.4% in FQ4 to top the consensus mark of 2.8%. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0% or 1,804 shares. COOK TIMOTHY D sold $1.10 million worth of stock . Sell-side analysts have also provided a consensus recommendation of 2.50 on company shares.

Author: 0 Seaport Global Securities Lowers Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) to Neutral

Carlyle Group Ltd Partnership accumulated 2.46 million shares or 2.22% of the stock. Georgia-based Southeast Asset Advsrs has invested 0.38% in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). US Capital Advisors raised DCP Midstream Partners, from a "hold" rating to an "overweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. Johnson Rice initiated coverage on shares of Rice Midstream Partners in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd.

Business Pilot Asks Passengers To Pray After Plane Starts Shaking Violently
Author: 0 Pilot Asks Passengers To Pray After Plane Starts Shaking Violently

About 90 minutes after the flight took off from Perth, Australia , the plane started shaking heavily and continued to shake for two hours, according to reports. Sophie Nicolas told WA Today, " He [the flight captain] said 'I hope you all say a prayer; I will be saying a prayer too and let's hope we all get back home safely '".

Author: 0 How Does Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)'s MF Rank Stack Up?

Principal Finance Group Inc has 1.29 million shares. Marathon Pete Corp Com now has $26.85B valuation. Thanks to a rise of nearly 0.65% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 28.7% so far on the year - still in strong territory. Shares of Salesforce.com, inc. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0.1% or 1.40M shares in its portfolio. Jennison Associate Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 1.62M shares.

Business Large-scale cyber attacks hit firms in Russia, Ukraine and Denmark
Author: 0 Large-scale cyber attacks hit firms in Russia, Ukraine and Denmark

Denmark's shipping giant Maersk said Tuesday that its computer systems had been brought down by a cyberattack. Ukraine's ministry of defence building. WPP , the London based advertising conglomerate, said its I.T. systems across several companies were affected by a "suspected cyber attack" on Tuesday.

Business Considerable Degree Of Monetary Accommodation Still Needed — ECB's Draghi
Author: 0 Considerable Degree Of Monetary Accommodation Still Needed — ECB's Draghi

Draghi's said in a speech Tuesday at an European Central Bank conference in Sintra, Portugal, that "there are strong grounds for prudence" in adjusting the level of stimulus. Wall Street staged a modest recovery approaching midday in NY, reversing an earlier weak trend. China's Shanghai Composite Index added 0.2 percent to 3,191.20.

Author: 0 A Supreme victory for national security

The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. Trump's original January 27 order was announced with no advance warning, resulting in some air travelers learning only after they landed in the United States that they wouldn't be let into the country.

Business Uber makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders
Author: 0 Uber makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders

Uber says that the new feature will also be making its way to other additional markets soon. There's also a link where the rider will be able to track the driver's route. Tuesday's release is novel only in that it simplifies an existing behavior. But it appears that the rider at least needs some kind of cellphone in order to receive the text message with the driver's information, and Uber's example image shows the text being received on an iPhone.

Business Let's Get Technical With Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)
Author: 0 Let's Get Technical With Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $2.63 and a 200 day moving average price of $2.87. Arlington Capital Management Inc, which manages about $102.62M and $273.52M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Blackrock Corpor Hi Yld Fd I (HYT) by 338,139 shares to 432,746 shares, valued at $4.69 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing.

Author: 0 Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

Now that team is five-time FIFA World Cup™ finalists Argentina. "It's going to be a good night". New Zealand have beaten defending champions Team USA to take the 35th America's Cup -international sport's oldest trophy. It was a statement that would have been hard to fathom after New Zealand's poor 2-0 defeat by Russian Federation, but it is now hard to argue with. The challengers came into today with a 6-1 lead and in the ninth race of the series Burling lived up to his "iceman" ...

Business SNES Classic Launches in September for $80
Author: 0 SNES Classic Launches in September for $80

Star Fox went on to reappear a few years later in 1997 in the classic Star Fox 64, but for years, fans have been left wanting to play Star Fox 2 for themselves. Equipped with two wired SNES classic controllers, the console also comes with one HDMI cable and USB charging cable. There have been a lot of questions popping up today following Nintendo's announcement of the Super NES Classic Edition earlier today , ranging from, "Will there be enough available?" However, maybe the ...

Business Positive global cues buoy equity markets
Author: 0 Positive global cues buoy equity markets

The NSE Nifty ended lower by 63.55 points, or 0.66 per cent, at 9,511.40. He added that on the global front, Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's speech today will be eagerly heard to get an insight on the plan to trim the balance sheet and timing of next rate hike.

Business Supermarkets sales see
Author: 0 Supermarkets sales see "marked turnaround", with online also up 11%

The supermarket sector is celebrating a "marked turnaround", with sales growth speeding up to five per cent, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. "That isn't to say Asda's own-label offer is struggling - its Extra Special premium line and recently launched Farm Stores range contributed to a 1.4% increase in private label sales".

Business QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Receives GBX 264.83 Consensus Target Price from Analysts
Author: 0 QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Receives GBX 264.83 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Sonoco Products Company is engaged in manufacturing of industrial and consumer packaging products, and providing packaging services. The company has market cap of $114.22 million. The stock of Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, May 5 by Deutsche Bank. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 23 by Macquarie Research.

Business China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade
Author: 0 China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade

The State Department's annual "Trafficking in Persons Report 2016" put North Korea in the lowest Tier 3 of its classification of countries. The officials aren't authorized to discuss the report by name ahead of its public release. It organizes countries into tiers based on trafficking and forced labor records: Tier 1 for nations that meet minimum United States standards; Tier 2 for those making significant efforts to meet those standards; Tier 2 "Watch List" for those that deserve special ...

Author: 0 Broker Changes For United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

Boothbay Fund Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $123,000. United States Steel Corporation is an integrated steel producer. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws.

Author: 0 UK leader tries to ease anxiety over Brexit

Davis has been mentioned as a potential replacement, but when asked by Marr if he was a leader-in-waiting, he replied: "I'm not getting into it". He also blamed the "calamitous errors of two Conservative prime ministers" - citing May and David Cameron - for plunging the country into "a hell of a mess".