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Business Did Cambridge Analytica Get Your Data? You'll Know Soon
Author: 0 Did Cambridge Analytica Get Your Data? You'll Know Soon

And introducing a way to delete messages raises a number of questions . Facebook has already taken action on activity related to the upcoming referendum, removing a feature that wrongly suggested pro-choice Facebook users had "donated" to a pro-life Facebook page .

Business With Ties Strained, Pakistan Premier Makes First Visit to Kabul
Author: 0 With Ties Strained, Pakistan Premier Makes First Visit to Kabul

The Afghan president reiterated that the current situation didn't benefit anyone and that any concerns in that respect should have been addressed through talks. "Pakistan urges Afghanistan to focus on taking effective counter-terrorism actions, including plugging in of large gaps existing along the Afghan side of Pakistan-Afghanistan border", the statement said, adding that "it is also important that the Afghan government should refrain from the blame game".

Business Woman charged in dog attack death of baby
Author: 0 Woman charged in dog attack death of baby

Pictured, Sweden , NY mother, Hanane Mouhib and her seven year old son, Abraham Cardenas , whom she beheaded at the family home (inset). She called 911 again on March 8, and was taken to the Rochester General Hospital , where she remained until March 26.

Business All Blacks Sevens into Hong Kong semis
Author: 0 All Blacks Sevens into Hong Kong semis

Kenya Lionesses head coach Kevin Wambua believes their performance in the Hong Kong Sevens will spur them to vie for a medal in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Muller du Plessis scored a hat-trick as the Blitzboks beat Spain 38-5 in the Cup quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday. In other Quarter Final matches, Fiji plays Argentina, with US facing off against New Zealand.

Business U.S. ready for trade war with China warns Trump Treasury chief
Author: 0 U.S. ready for trade war with China warns Trump Treasury chief

There will be public comment, while we're in the period before the tariffs go on. "They speak regularly. There is clear understanding that we have mutual interest in reducing the trade deficit, something that China has agreed with us". That followed another early morning tweet, in which Trump boasted that the new metals tariffs he has put into effect on China and other nations had not hurt US consumers as his critics predicted.

Author: 0 Ajo LP Has Raised Exxonmobil (XOM) Stake by $10.32 Million

Although this seems to be good, investors must note that Exxon Mobil's oil production witnessed a 3% year-on-year decline during the fourth quarter of 2017. Advantus Capital Mngmt holds 0.35% or 81,954 shares in its portfolio. Stewart Patten Ltd Liability Corporation owns 155,994 shares for 2.33% of their portfolio.

Business Facebook has suspended Canadian data firm AggregateIQ
Author: 0 Facebook has suspended Canadian data firm AggregateIQ

Facebook has been in the crosshair of users and regulators worldwide since last month, when it emerged that personal information of millions of users had been improperly shared with the UK-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica by a third party.

Business CWG: Venkat Ragala bags India's fourth weightlifting gold
Author: 0 CWG: Venkat Ragala bags India's fourth weightlifting gold

Malaysia's Mohdad Muhamad Fazrul Azrie won the bronze with a total lift of 328kg. With four gold , India took its medal tally to six medals in three days at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast . "It went down to the last piece, you can't write it", said Wilson. MALARIA CASE: An athlete at the Commonwealth Games has been hospitalized after contracting malaria.

Author: 0 Australia investigating Facebook over data scandal

Facebook said it will require advertisers who want to run either political ads or so-called issue ads - which may not endorse a specific candidate or party but which discuss political topics - to verify themselves. It's one of his top priorities for 2018, Facebook will hire more people to assist with the effort, Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook account on Friday.

Business Drake - 'Nice for What'
Author: 0 Drake - 'Nice for What'

This track is heavily inspired by Bounce Music, which originates from New Orleans and samples Lauryn Hill's classic hip-hop song "Ex-Factor". And because the video for a song celebrating boss ladies wouldn't be quite complete without some of our faves, the star-studded music video for the single features cameos from Misty Copeland , Tiffany Haddish , Tracee Ellis Ross , Issa Rae , Yara Shahidi and Letitia Wright , just to name a few.

Business FB) — Facebook Inc (NASDAQ
Author: 0 FB) — Facebook Inc (NASDAQ

About 41.45M shares traded or 88.46% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (FB ) finalized the Thursday at price of $159.34 after traded 41449608 shares. On Thursday , February 22 $2.66 million worth of Facebook, Inc . (NASDAQ:FB). Meridian Investment Counsel reported 2,400 shares. (NASDAQ:FB) rating.

Business Cryptocurrency Stock LongFin Halted, as SEC Charges Fraud
Author: 0 Cryptocurrency Stock LongFin Halted, as SEC Charges Fraud

Analysts say the good feeling in the markets generated by last year's corporate tax cuts has given way to concerns that the Trump administration is fostering a more bearish mood. Volatility has picked up in the last two weeks following several negative headlines, including a tweet from noted short-seller Andrew Left's Citron Research.

Business Analyst Opinion Summary: Energous Corporation (WATT), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
Author: 0 Analyst Opinion Summary: Energous Corporation (WATT), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

The company had a trading volume of 1,814,405 shares. About 19.12M shares traded or 221.63% up from the average. Tesla , Inc. ( TSLA ) finalized the Thursday at price of $305.72 after traded 19121100 shares. Savings Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.18% in Verizon Communications Inc. US-focused equity funds suffered outflows for the third successive week, with $10bn withdrawn in the period ending April 4.

Business Trump Promises Long Term Wins Over China With Tariffs
Author: 0 Trump Promises Long Term Wins Over China With Tariffs

But he added, "We're going to have a much stronger country when we're finished". Stocks opened lower on Wall Street with the S&P 500 Index down 0.7 per cent at 9.34am in NY. Washington has called for the $50 billion in extra duties after it said a probe determined Chinese government policies are created to transfer USA intellectual property to Chinese companies and allow them to seize leadership in key high-technology industries of the future.

Business Should You Hold Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F)
Author: 0 Should You Hold Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F)

Stocks rose on Wednesday in a roller-coaster trading session during which shareholders were whipsawed by updates on an escalating trade disputebetween the United States and China. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure. Return on investment ( ROI ) reached to 2.10%.

Business Eau Claire Younkers store to close
Author: 0 Eau Claire Younkers store to close

The closure of the Eau Claire store will affect 93 workers and the closing is permanent. A release from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development says 108 employees will be impacted by the closure. "Bon-Ton is in active discussions with an investor group to acquire the company in a court-supervised sale process", it said in its statement. According to the letter, more than 350 people would lose jobs as a result of the closings.

Business Dow set for big drop as trade war fears return
Author: 0 Dow set for big drop as trade war fears return

The Stoxx Europe 600 slid 1.2%, while most Asian stock indexes also fell. The tech-heavy NASDAQ also dropped more than 2 percent. The surprise move was a further escalation of the deepening trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies, which just days earlier announced plans for $50 billion in import duties on each other's goods.

Business Regional unemployment rate jumped to almost six percent in March
Author: 0 Regional unemployment rate jumped to almost six percent in March

The labour force has grown by 4,400 since the beginning of the year. According to Statistics Canada, the jobless rate for the area that stretches from Jasper to Peace River and includes Grande Prairie is 5.1 percent. Despite the increase, Northeast B.C.'s unemployment rate was the third-lowest of any region in B.C. The lowest rate of unemployment was recorded in the Lower Mainland where only 4.3 percent of the labour force was without work, while the next lowest rate on Vancouver Island was ...

Business NJ Man Wins $37 Million in J&J Baby Powder Case
Author: 0 NJ Man Wins $37 Million in J&J Baby Powder Case

The payout follows thousands of other lawsuits nationally (in the vicinity of 6610 suits) claiming a link between cancer and talcum powder products filed against Johnson & Johnson and other companies in the US. The jury will also weigh next week whether the companies' mishandling of the talc warrants an award of punitive damages. Gwen Myers , an Imerys spokeswoman, said Imerys plans to appeal and is confident talc did not cause Lanzo's cancer.

Business U.S. job growth slowed sharply in March
Author: 0 U.S. job growth slowed sharply in March

Unemployment rate holds steady at 17-year low of 4.1%. Employment in health care continued to trend up in March (+22,000), with a gain of 16,000 new jobs in ambulatory health care services. Investors expected two more rate hikes this year. The Fed has also embarked on a series of increases in interest rates to ensure the economy does not build up an excessive head of steam that triggers a bout of higher inflation.

Business Grab-Uber deal on nations' anti-competition watchlists
Author: 0 Grab-Uber deal on nations' anti-competition watchlists

As such, the PCC has resolved to direct its Mergers and Acquisitions Office to commence a motu proprio review of the transaction in accordance with Section 13 of the Merger Procedure. But the commission can still review the deal either way. But if it does not, the PCC urged both companies to allow voluntary review. But, it remains to be seen how Uber will be able to comply with directives to maintain independent pricing, pricing policies and product options as they were before the sale, ...

Business Revenue Forecast of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Author: 0 Revenue Forecast of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

As a result, the company has an (Earning for each Share) EPS growth of 2.6% for the coming year. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Market Perform" rating and $100 target in Thursday, August 24 report. Pivotal Research set a $180.00 target price on IBM and gave the company a " buy " rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th.

Business Waltzing Stock: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)
Author: 0 Waltzing Stock: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

However, losses were erased after Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration was in a "negotiation" with China rather than a trade war. Take a view on its long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth rate which is suggested by Analyst to reach at 5.32% for next 5 years and looking its past five year record, annual EPS growth rate was 58.90%.

Business Indigo No Longer Interested In Acquiring Air India
Author: 0 Indigo No Longer Interested In Acquiring Air India

Budget carrier IndiGo , which had initially evinced interest in acquiring Air India's global operations, on Thursday said it was not in fray to bid for the national carrier as such option was not available under the disinvestment plan. India's largest domestic airline IndiGo, run by InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, on Thursday said that it will not bid to acquire divestment-bound Air India's entire airline business as its interest only lay in the national carrier's worldwide operations and subsidiary ...

Author: 0 Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Adirondack Trust Co. now owns 1,671 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 335 shares during the last quarter. About 2.77M shares traded or 83.01% up from the average. On Wednesday, July 5 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Buy". Therefore 56% are positive.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump threatens $100 billion more tariffs on China

For more on the U.S. China said it doesn't want a trade war , but is ready to fight one. And China has included soybeans on its list of 106 products that would be hit by retaliatory tariffs. That's on top of the 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum the White House previously announced. Asian stocks declined early on Friday in a knee-jerk reaction to Trump's latest tariff proposal but regained a measure of calm following Wall Street's strong performance ...

Business Kolkata: Man Preserves Mother's Body Inside Refrigerator, Draws Her Pension
Author: 0 Kolkata: Man Preserves Mother's Body Inside Refrigerator, Draws Her Pension

The arrest was made from the residence of the man in Behala where the body was discovered in a refrigerator. Subhabrato was a student of leather technology and was in the leather supply business. The woman stayed with her husband and son in Behala . "We will also conduct a psycho analytical test of the son to get to the bottom of the truth", joint commissioner of police (Crime) Pravin Tripathi said.

Business United Kingdom rolls out sugar tax in battle against obesity
Author: 0 United Kingdom rolls out sugar tax in battle against obesity

It will apply to the producers of these drinks as well as the importers. The tax will see drinks containing 5g of sugar per 100ml taxed at 18p per litre , and those with more than 8g per 100ml taxed at 24p per litre . Milky drinks such as milkshakes have also been excluded because they tend to be high in calcium. Emma Clifford, Mintel's Associate Director Food & Drink said: "Although Brits have ingrained healthy eating intentions and have upped their efforts to cut down on their sugar ...

Business Higher Risky stock is more profitable: Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)
Author: 0 Higher Risky stock is more profitable: Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)

Viacom , Inc. stock waking on thin line between bulls and bears tracks and with several factors it's pulling towards optimistic side to some extend but some take to pessimistic side. Forward P/E is a measure of the price-to-earnings ratio using forecasted earnings for the P/E calculation for the next fiscal year. Its P/Cash valued at 31.67.

Business 'Gutted' Pearson Withdraws in Blow to Gold Coast Games
Author: 0 'Gutted' Pearson Withdraws in Blow to Gold Coast Games

The 2012 Olympic gold medallist and two-time world champion in the 100m hurdles is entered in her specialist event and the sprint relay at the Gold Coast Games. But she made a triumphant return to the global stage a year ago, coaching herself to a second world title in London. "I went in to do some hurdles drills and some run throughs and just couldn't do it".

Business Garcia makes history at Masters by carding 13
Author: 0 Garcia makes history at Masters by carding 13

Commentating for Sky Sports , Ewen Murray said: 'I can't believe I'm watching this'. One of the best things about the Masters coverage is that whatever your need, it can be fulfilled thanks to all of the options that CBS , CBSSports , ESPN and Masters.com can give you.

Business Stocks to keep an eye on Today: MSCI Inc. (MSCI), AT&T Inc
Author: 0 Stocks to keep an eye on Today: MSCI Inc. (MSCI), AT&T Inc

Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. Simple BUY signals occur when prices close above the moving average; SELL signals occur when prices fall below the moving average. This is a problem for day traders and it could mean the difference between a profitable and non-profitable trade.

Business Virgin Galactic conducts first rocket-powered test since 2014 crash
Author: 0 Virgin Galactic conducts first rocket-powered test since 2014 crash

Virgin Galactic's founder, British billionaire Richard Branson , says he intends to be on the first commercial flight. It was at that point, back on October 31, 2014, that things went wrong for Unity's predecessor, VSS Enterprise. Virgin Galactic is expected to provide further details on today's milestone flight later today. "While we celebrate that achievement, the team remains focused on the challenging tasks which still lie ahead".

Business Andrew McCabe raises $553000 on GoFundMe, more than 3 times his goal
Author: 0 Andrew McCabe raises $553000 on GoFundMe, more than 3 times his goal

Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in Washington , U.S., June 7, 2017. McCabe denies the allegations. McCabe was sacked by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last month - just hours before his planned retirement - after the Justice Department's inspector general determined that McCabe lacked candor with investigators looking into leaks.

Business AFTRA Blasts Sinclair's Scripted
Author: 0 AFTRA Blasts Sinclair's Scripted "Fake News" Promos

The California-based Strategic Advsrs Limited Company has invested 0.46% in Sinclair Broadcast Group , Inc. Thus far, only two others have made that pledge, but it could signal the start of a larger national boycott by Democratic politicians.

Business Breaches compromised private data for Delta, Sears customers
Author: 0 Breaches compromised private data for Delta, Sears customers

OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. raised its stake in Delta Air Lines by 69.2% in the fourth quarter. The stock remained 3.52 percent unpredictable for the recent week and 2.42 percent for the last month. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.00% EPS growth. The firm had revenue of $10.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.14 billion.

Business SMMT: British new van market declines -5.6% in March
Author: 0 SMMT: British new van market declines -5.6% in March

New auto sales have also been hit by a sharp fall in demand for diesel cars, sales of which dropped 37.2% in March, according to the figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT ). Ian Gilmartin, head of retail at Barclays corporate banking, said the United Kingdom industry still had some reasons to be cheerful. Government legislation has turned people away from diesel cars, as a push for electric is underway.

Business Royal Dutch Shell Plc's (RDSA) Overweight Rating Set at Barclays PLC
Author: 0 Royal Dutch Shell Plc's (RDSA) Overweight Rating Set at Barclays PLC

They now have a GBX 2,600 ($32.48) price objective on the stock. It also upped Hanover Ins Group Inc ( NYSE :THG) stake by 33,505 shares and now owns 672,954 shares. In the last five years, the company's full-year sales growth remained over -8.20% a year on average and the company's earnings per share moved by an average rate of 3.61.

Business Trump's Attack on Amazon Sends Stock Plunging
Author: 0 Trump's Attack on Amazon Sends Stock Plunging

The second is that Amazon doesn't pay sales taxes. Almost half of items sold on Amazon are coming through third-party retailers, according to a CNBC report . So the ability of the equity markets to push significantly lower is going to be limited", said John Brady, senior vice president at R.J. Jones Fincl Companies Lllp has invested 0.03% in Amazon .com, Inc.

Business Vauxhall's Luton plant saved by French vans
Author: 0 Vauxhall's Luton plant saved by French vans

The UK government has provided £9m funding for the deal which safeguards 1,400 jobs. PSA set out its plan to boost profitability at Vauxhall Opel in November past year, saying it meant to reduce the cost per vehicle by €700 by 2020. As part of the Luton Investment Framework we have consistently said jobs, skills and training are central, and once again we have been able to deliver on this.

Business Gold prices rise, 24k priced at Dh160 in Dubai
Author: 0 Gold prices rise, 24k priced at Dh160 in Dubai

Gold for June delivery fell 0.9%, to $1,328.50 a troy ounce, on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,329.11/oz by 4.09am GMT, after touching a one-week high of $1,348.06 on Wednesday. Gold is often used as a safe place to park assets during times of financial or political uncertainty. But Rotbart said that "the more intense the trade war becomes, we will see higher demand for gold".

Business O2 and Vodafone win big in UK's £1.4 billion 5G spectrum auction
Author: 0 O2 and Vodafone win big in UK's £1.4 billion 5G spectrum auction

BT-owned EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three paid close to double what many City analysts had expected Ofcom's auction to raise, as the mobile operators seek to open up a world of internet-connected world of driverless cars, smart home appliances, delivery drones and lightning-fast video on the go .

Business ICICI Bank Ltd allots 2400 shares
Author: 0 ICICI Bank Ltd allots 2400 shares

It has underperformed by 19.71% the S&P500. ICICI Bank's Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar poses during a photo-call at a news conference in Mumbai , March 15, 2018. 56 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. The stock declared an annual dividend of $0.85% per share. Interocean Cap Limited Company holds 71,000 shares.

Business RBI committee to study feasibility of central bank-backed virtual currency
Author: 0 RBI committee to study feasibility of central bank-backed virtual currency

The reverse repo, rate at which it borrows from banks and absorbs excess liquidity, will remain at 5.75 per cent. The meeting of the six-member monetary policy committee is taking place at a time when the government has stressed that the fiscal deficit and revenue deficit for 2017-18 will be less than the revised estimate of the general budget.

Business De La Rue plans legal challenge to United Kingdom passport ruling
Author: 0 De La Rue plans legal challenge to United Kingdom passport ruling

Last year, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the United Kingdom would be switching back to the iconic blue passports of the past, describing the move as an " expression of our independence and sovereignty ". The spokesman added: "This has been a rigorous, fair and open process". De La Rue, the FT said, is initiating a judicial review of the provisional decision by the High Court to award the contract to the part-state owned firm Gemalto whose headquarters are in Paris.

Business United Kingdom gender pay gap widens in the game industry
Author: 0 United Kingdom gender pay gap widens in the game industry

Today's data meanwhile revealed that local newspaper group North Wales News Media fared the worst, with 85.2 percent of men paid more than women. Only 30 per cent of employers published an explanation of the causes of their pay gap, and Close the Gap said that many of these were "superficial in their analysis".

Business Sensex surges 400 pts ahead of RBI policy, Nifty gains 124 points
Author: 0 Sensex surges 400 pts ahead of RBI policy, Nifty gains 124 points

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent, a day after it hit its lowest level in nearly two month. Market breadth was positive with 1636 stocks rising against 275 falling on BSE. Equity benchmarks were trading up amid positive global cues. Earlier in the day, the Indian rupee opened higher by 3 paise at Rs.64.98 against one United States dollar.

Business Brent Crude Oil Prices Rise To $69.71pb On Crashing US Drilling
Author: 0 Brent Crude Oil Prices Rise To $69.71pb On Crashing US Drilling

Although much has changed since 1970, the state of Texas continues to produce more crude oil than any other state or region of the U.S. Texas has held the top position in almost every year since 1970. After posting steep declines in the previous session, crude oil prices moved higher in Tuesday trading on signs the US market surplus has evaporated.

Business Japanese Brokerage Firm May Acquire Hacked Coincheck Exchange
Author: 0 Japanese Brokerage Firm May Acquire Hacked Coincheck Exchange

Monex shares surged 23 percent, the maximum allowed under Tokyo Stock Exchange rules, pushing the company's market capitalization to 114.3 billion yen ($1.08 billion). The deal itself may imply Coincheck found it hard to comply with JFSA's demands and rebuild its operations without external support. Moreover, the financial services firm could benefit from the huge clientele base of the Tokyo-based exchange.