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Author: 0 Trump Team to Block Palestinian Diplomats from Top UN Posts: US Envoy

Echoing the language favored by President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told AIPAC that Israel would work with the United States to defeat the "forces of militant Islam". "We'll defend ourselves against slander and boycotts", he said. "I wear heels", Haley concluded her fiery address, "It's not for a fashion statement".

Author: 0 Federal Judge In Hawaii Extends His Block On Trump Travel Ban

In briefs submitted last week, the Justice Department argued that most of the State of Hawaii's arguments against the order were focused on the harms the travel restrictions would cause the state's economy or tourism industry, with little attention paid to the effects of the refugee restrictions.

Business Dakota Access Pipeline Entering Final Stages to Begin Service - White House
Author: 0 Dakota Access Pipeline Entering Final Stages to Begin Service - White House

December 2014 -Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners applies to the federal government to build the 1,200-mile Dakota Access pipeline to carry North Dakota oil through the Dakotas and Iowa to an existing pipeline in IL. The North Dakota Department of Health has not yet completed a subsurface investigation on the hillside affected by the leak to confirm how much oil remains, agency program manager Bill Seuss told reporters Friday.

Business Fans continue to pay tribute to musical legend Chuck Berry
Author: 0 Fans continue to pay tribute to musical legend Chuck Berry

Jagger added: "I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us". His lyrics shone above others [and] threw a odd light on the American Dream. which could help us make First Contact one day. The scene sees a young Marty McFly playing a few Berry chords on a guitar, with the famous musician listening to it all on the other end of a telephone to "learn it" from McFly.

Author: 0 Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, leaves USA utility in the lurch

The Japanese conglomerate's board approved the Chapter 11 filing in a United States court in NY on Tuesday, a step that temporarily shelters struggling firms as they try to restructure their affairs and debts. In fact, the Japanese technology icon said its net worth will likely worsen by 470 billion yen to minus 620 billion yen for the financial year. Rumours have circulated for weeks about the financial health of Westinghouse and the likelihood that it would file for bankruptcy.

Author: 0 3 storm chasers killed in Texas driving toward tornado, police say

The severe-weather risk Thursday is moderate - the second-highest classification from the Storm Prediction Center. It's the same area where a powerful storm in December 2015 spawned tornadoes and damaged or destroyed more than 400 homes and buildings in nearby Rowlett.

Author: 0 US, global partners wrestle over trade stance

Mnuchin said the administration would be looking at relationships where the USA was buying more than it could sell to its partner, and would be more aggressive in seeking enforcement of existing rules that would benefit US workers through the Geneva-based World Trade Organization.

Author: 0 Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Group needs to 'change their concept'

On Sunday, Trump aides made clear that the president could seek support from moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles ranging from the budget and tax cuts to health care, leaving open the possibility he could revisit health care legislation.

Author: 0 WTI, Brent crude oil futures settle higher

Still supporting prices was Tuesday's declaration of force majeure by Libya's National Oil Corp after production from the western Libyan fields of Sharara and Wafa was blocked by armed protesters, reducing output by some 250,000 bpd. Total volume traded was about 3.8 percent above the 100-day average. Key for the direction of oil prices will be whether an initiative led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut oil production during the first half of the year ...

Author: 0 Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

Its nuclear services business Westinghouse was to build the reactors for the new plant, but the company has suffered huge cost overruns at two USA projects in Georgia and SC. Toshiba has delayed formally reporting its earnings over the problems at Westinghouse , which it bought for more than United States dollars 5.0 billion a decade ago.

Business Recent Analyst Updates on: Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD)
Author: 0 Recent Analyst Updates on: Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD)

One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for The Toronto-Dominion Bank and for the current quarter 12 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.92/share.

Author: 0 Kumar Birla, Vodafone CEO call on Communications Minister

Continuing to fall for the second straight session on Tuesday, Idea Cellular stock plunged almost 8% after it agreed to merge with Vodafone India to create the country's largest mobile phone operator worth more than $23 billion. The merger is said to increase competition in the telecom space where players are in a tussle to increase revenue and subscriptions and help effectively fend off the challenge posed by new entrant Reliance Jio Infocomm .

Author: 0 Republicans roll back the clock on Internet privacy protections

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted 215-205 on Tuesday to repeal rules adopted past year by the Federal Communications Commission under then-President Barack Obama to require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent before using their data for advertising or marketing.

Author: 0 Toshiba unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

The latter may ask for a sale of the business to pay the damage. Toshiba, one of the pillars of corporate Japan, also warned yesterday its annual losses, mainly tied to Westinghouse , could blow out to 1.01 trillion yen (USD 9.07 billion), compared with an earlier projected shortfall of 390 billion yen.

Author: 0 Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

It included the language in its annual report while insisting it might still turn things around. "Our historical operating results indicate substantial doubt exists related to the company's ability to continue as a going concern ", Sears said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Business Lok Sabha takes up amendments to Finance Bill
Author: 0 Lok Sabha takes up amendments to Finance Bill

The Lok Sabha completed its Budgetary exercise for 2017-18 after passing the Finance Bill on March 22. "This undemocratic strategy has already been employed in the case of the Aadhaar Bill, even though it contains many provisions that go well beyond issues relating to taxation and money appropriations of the government, which will directly affect every citizen of the country in numerous ways".

Business Trump budget proposal would boost defense, eliminate funds for humanities, arts
Author: 0 Trump budget proposal would boost defense, eliminate funds for humanities, arts

Trump voters will be among those most affected by these cuts . He thinks that by moving $54 billion from domestic programs into national security, he can lay claim to taking bold actions. Bertolette cited a program in MI that was facing a potential 30 percent cut in funding- enough to prevent them from providing future services. Trump's budget, which would go into effect in October if Congress approves it, would eliminate the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) ...

Author: 0 Worth Watching Stock Alamos Gold, Inc. (AGI)

The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the past year is $8.88. While the actual EPS the company reported in the same quarter previous year was -0.03/share. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. The stock remained 1.45% volatile for the week and 1.46% for the month.

Business US ready to quit UN rights group if no reform
Author: 0 US ready to quit UN rights group if no reform

Nine groups advocating the US' continued membership have said that if the USA does withdraw it will diminish the country's ability to shield Israel from unfair attacks. A final decision on whether the U.S. would leave the council is expected to be made by President Donald Trump . The Human Rights Council was meant to change all that.

Author: 0 Sanctuary Cities Dig in Heels to Oppose DOJ's Order

Sessions said that localities seeking federal money from the Justice Department for law enforcement will have to show compliance with a policy barring local officials from withholding information about a person's immigration status from federal authorities.

Author: 0 Tribes' battle over Dakota Access pipeline not over

The pipeline is three months behind schedule due to large protests and the objections of two American Indian tribes who say it threatens their water supply and cultural sites. The company said Monday's status report completes that obligation. North Dakota should reap more than $110 million annually in additional tax revenue, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

Author: 0 Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

Police said the self-driving Uber SUV was obeying the law while the human driver of the other vehicle was cited for a moving violation. Self-driving Uber vehicles always have a driver who can take over the controls at any time. The police department added that no injuries were reported and that their initial investigation revealed it was the fault of the other auto. On Friday, the day of the crash, Uber temporarily suspended its autonomous testing program.

Business Advocates Say Trump Budget Cuts Will Hurt Country's Most Vulnerable
Author: 0 Advocates Say Trump Budget Cuts Will Hurt Country's Most Vulnerable

Friday's edition of the "1600 Daily" highlighted a Washington Post article by humorist Alexandra Petri with a deceptively positive title: "Trump's budget makes flawless sense and will fix America, and I will tell you why". The state Department of Environmental Protection, headed by a man who doesn't believe carbon dioxide is the leading contributor of global warming, is being sheared by 31 percent - a cut that will cost more than 3,200 agency jobs and eliminate dozens of programs that ...

Author: 0 Oil Prices Spike On Lower Than Expected Inventory Build

Increasing demand should help chip away at high levels of crude inventories, said Bob Yawger, director of the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA Inc. Yesterday, the American Petroleum Institute estimated inventories had added 1.91 million barrels in the reporting period, largely in line with analyst expectations of a 2-million-barrel build.

Business South Africa's opposition says Gordhan recall a setback for economy
Author: 0 South Africa's opposition says Gordhan recall a setback for economy

In October, the government dropped fraud charges against Gordhan that were widely believed to be politically motivated as nervous investors walked away from the country's financial markets. But "any suggestion Zuma is interfering with Gordhan's business dealings will be a concern for investors and could signal political instability on the horizon", political analyst Daniel Silke said.

Business White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner
Author: 0 White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner

Word of the White House boycott of the annual dinner, a tradition that goes back almost a century, came in an email from the association's president to its members, who represent the news organizations that cover the White House. Politico reported that there will be no Secret Service protection or security for any dignitaries that show up at the dinner because the president will not be attending.

Business Trump fuel economy move sets up fight with Calif., NY
Author: 0 Trump fuel economy move sets up fight with Calif., NY

But seven days before Obama left office, the EPA chose to keep the stringent requirements it had set in place for model years 2022 to 2025. "We will vigorously oppose attempts by the Trump Administration to weaken our vehicle emission policies and put our public health at risk", the letter said.

Author: 0 Oil Rebounds on US Stockpile Drop Report as Saudis Lift Output

Top OPEC producer Saudi Arabia is also a member of the JTC in its capacity as 2017 OPEC president. USA light crude oil was up 37 cents at $49.23 a barrel, also climbing from a three-month low. "Whether the fight for market share will return will strongly depend on the future development of non-OPEC production/non-shale production in regions where investments were cut back significantly", Van Cleef added.

Business Lloyd´s of London to set up Brussels subsidiary as profits remain flat
Author: 0 Lloyd´s of London to set up Brussels subsidiary as profits remain flat

Whilst the UK Government has triggered Article 50, which starts the official negotiations, the country remains a full member of the European Union for at least two more years, Lloyd's noted. Annual pre-tax profits came in at £2.1bn, the same as the year before, but gross written premiums rose 11 per cent to £29.9bn over the year. Lloyd's had created a shortlist of five possible destinations for the new subsidiary, choosing Brussels for its close proximity to European Union politicians and ...

Business Athene Holding Ltd (NYSE:ATH), United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)
Author: 0 Athene Holding Ltd (NYSE:ATH), United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 2.13, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -7.51% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -11.90% along with 6.63% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Author: 0 ConocoPhillips sells oil and gas assets to Cenovus for $13.3 billion

We will retain upside to future oil price increases through our equity stake in Cenovus and an uncapped, five-year contingent payment. ConocoPhillips (COP) announced today that it has signed a final agreement with Cenovus (CVE) to sell its 50% non-operated interest in the Foster Creek Christina Lake oil sands partnership, and the majority of its western Canada Deep Basin gas assets, for a total of $13.3 billion.

Author: 0 Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated' laptop ban

The relationship between Erdoğan and US President Donald Trump, both populist leaders, will be closely watched, with ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies deeply strained. Erdogan also said he would have "face to face" talks with U.S. President Donald Trump in May, and Syria and Fethullah Gulen, the U.S. -based Islamic preacher blamed for July 15 failed coup, were the top bilateral issues.

Business Wedbush Equities Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Accenture Plc
Author: 0 Wedbush Equities Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Accenture Plc

On Monday Credit Suisse maintained its target for shares of Accenture PLC as "Hold" recommending a target price of 124 for investors; potentially meaning there is an increase of 3.71% from Accenture PLC's share price of 119.56. Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) traded down 0.54% on Wednesday, hitting $120.69. Accenture Plc had a return on equity of 46.99% and a net margin of 12.34%.

Author: 0 FinnCap Lowers STM Group Plc (STM) Price Target to GBX 48

Therefore 52% are positive. Penumbra had 6 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Shares of Admiral Group plc ( LON:ADM ) opened at 1993.00 on Friday. Maxim Group maintained Customers Bancorp Inc (NYSE:CUBI) on Friday, October 30 with "Buy" rating. They now have a United States dollars 3642 price target on the stock.

Author: 0 Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

The package would wrap up 1.1 trillion dollars (£890 billion) in unfinished spending bills and address the Trump administration's request for an immediate 30 billion dollars (£24 billion) in additional Pentagon spending. "We hope our Republican colleagues work with us and not put it in", referring to the funds being sought for the wall building . Zinke conceded that electronic defenses may be more appropriate than a physical barrier in some areas, and that regions with preexisting natural ...

Author: 0 No decision yet on staying in Paris climate agreement, says US

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order dismantling Obama-era climate policies , keeping his campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question US support for an worldwide deal to fight global warming.

Author: 0 Keystone XL construction not a forgone conclusion

TransCanada resubmitted its permit application after Trump's executive order. "It's a great day for our company, and the workers that are going to be put to work", he said during the announcement at the White House. "We did do an extensive review previously, but we're looking at new factors". "We're not going to let you down", he told Trump. Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune said the organization plans to file a court challenge in the coming days.

Business Obama: 'America Is Stronger Because Of The Affordable Care Act'
Author: 0 Obama: 'America Is Stronger Because Of The Affordable Care Act'

The former president did acknowledge that health care premiums are on the rise under Obamacare but said "the vast majority" have not seen premiums skyrocket. For instance, if 5 million more people enroll, US spending over the next decade would be $150 billion higher. If premiums fall significantly, more people may sign up, raising total spending on subsidies, CRFB said.

Author: 0 Wall Street's Fearless Girl to stare down Charging Bull statue until 2018

Originally meant to be on view until April 2, the statue inspired New Yorker's to create a Change.org petition to keep it permanently. On March 26, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the "Fearless Girl" statue, which was installed earlier this month, will remain where she is until February 2018.

Author: 0 Trump deals blow to Obama-era environmental protections

Please click the button below to manage your account. "No matter how other countries' policies on climate change change, as a responsible large developing country, China's resolve, aims and policy moves in dealing with climate change will not change", he added.

Author: 0 2 former Christie aides gets prison for bridge revenge plot

Both must also serve 500 hours of community service. Wigenton said that the lane closures were "an outrageous display of abuse of power". "It is very clear to me that the culture in Trenton was, if you aren't with us, you're against us", Wigenton said.

Author: 0 Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts

A 9 p.m. AEST (7 a.m. EST/U.S.) the Australian Bureau of Meteorology or ABM reported that Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located over inland central Queensland near Clermont. "The scale of the disaster is significant and there is a lot of work ahead of us to fix damage and help people put their lives back together". "When the images of disasters, strong winds, uprooted trees go around the world and around Australia, some people incorrectly assume that all of Queensland is shut", he ...

Business TheStreet Upgrades Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) to B
Author: 0 TheStreet Upgrades Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) to B

ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 12 rate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) stock a Strong Buy, 3 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 1 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell.