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Author: 0 Trump's call to 'build that wall' hits a wall

Trump and his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, caused an uproar March 16 with a budget request for fiscal 2018 that includes $54 billion in additional funding for defense and dollar-for-dollar offsetting cuts in most government departments except for Defense and Homeland Security.

Author: 0 Delta trolls United on leggings

In response, United tweeted: "In our Contract of Carriage , Rule 21, we do have the right to refuse transport for passengers who are barefoot or not properly clothed ". Some have called United's dress code for buddy passes sexist , saying that it sets limits that mostly affect women . "Flying Delta means comfort", the company tweeted, adding, "( That means you can wear your leggings.)" to make the dig at United clear.

Business Google continues to suffer backlash over offensive videos on YouTube
Author: 0 Google continues to suffer backlash over offensive videos on YouTube

Two major companies in the U.S. have reportedly pulled out their ads from Google, YouTube over concerns that they might have been run next with extremist videos. Search represents the lion's share of Google's advertising revenue, which totaled $79.4 billion a year ago. Google declined to comment on individual customers but said it has begun a review of its advertising policies.

Author: 0 TransCanada gets Keystone nod, but legal challenges loom

Some 830,000 daily barrels of raw synthetic and bituminous oil will flow along this 1,400-kilometer pipeline from the Canadian province of Alberto to the U.S. Undersecretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon Jr. signed the determination. Keystone's construction costs could be higher than the $7 billion estimated after it was first proposed, said Michael Wojciechowski, vice president of Americas oil and refining markets research at Wood Mackenzie.

Author: 0 Uber self-driving auto tests back on in San Francisco after crash

Uber has paused its efforts to test self-driving cars after a crash in Arizona on Saturday. The accident occurred when the other vehicle " failed to yield " while making a left turn, Tempe police spokeswoman Josie Montenegros said . - and Nissan Motor Co. also reported fender benders involving self-driving cars in California within the previous year. Uber's self-driving cars have returned to America's roads following a brief stoppage to investigate an accident involving one of its SUVs.

Author: 0 Chuck Berry's final studio album to be released in June

Goode, She Still Loves You, Jamaica Moon, Dutchman and Eyes Of Man . The label announced the project last fall to commemorate Berry's 90th birthday on October 18. Berry is widely viewed as among the most influential artists in rock "n" roll with hits like Johnny B. Goode , Never Can Tell, and Roll Over Beethoven .

Business Venezuela Lawmakers See Coup as Court Seizes Congress Powers
Author: 0 Venezuela Lawmakers See Coup as Court Seizes Congress Powers

President Nicolas Maduro and his allies tightened their grip in Venezuela on Thursday as the Supreme Court seized legislative powers from the opposition-majority National Assembly, whose speaker declared a "coup". But it had not directly taken over the assembly's functions. The meeting was the global community's latest effort to get to grips with Venezuela's unraveling, which has the rest of Latin America anxious.

Business Why some say Fed interest rate hikes are premature
Author: 0 Why some say Fed interest rate hikes are premature

The S&P 500 Index rallied to its highest level of the session on the back of the Fed's announcement and is holding on to its gains. The only dissenting vote came from Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve's regional bank in Minneapolis, according to the Fed's statement.

Business Replacement likely ACA look-alike
Author: 0 Replacement likely ACA look-alike

President Trump is hoping for a new vote tomorrow morning, but there are no guarantees right now. It contends to be cheaper and give American more choices of insurance. "I know people on the Left don't like that, but. that's what we think will save the American health care system-having a patient-centered system with choice and competition".

Business South Africa's Zuma plans to sack finance minister
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma plans to sack finance minister

Former Eskom chief executive and current MP Brian Molefe has been tipped to be the next finance minister if Gordhan is axed. "At a time when nine million South Africans are without work and our fragile economy requires leadership and clear policy direction, President Zuma continues to play "Russian Roulette" with our economy and the future of our country", said Maimane.

Business VW reaches Dollars 157 mn diesel settlement with 10 USA states
Author: 0 VW reaches Dollars 157 mn diesel settlement with 10 USA states

The lawsuits that led to the settlement were filed last summer by NY and MA. Volkswagen AG reached additional emissions-cheating settlements with state attorneys general in the USA, adding to the big financial hit the German auto giant has suffered from rigging diesel-powered vehicles to dupe government regulators.

Business Boston Scientific to expand in Europe with Symetis buy
Author: 0 Boston Scientific to expand in Europe with Symetis buy

Research analysts covering Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) are projecting that the shares reach $27.437 within the next 12-18 months. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.61% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 0.53%.

Author: 0 Sessions: Sanctuary Cities are Risking Federal Grants

Meanwhile, municipal leaders gathered in NY vowed to defy Trump's crackdown as they gathered for a small conference that attracted officials from cities including San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Philadelphia and NY. In a statement issued yesterday, Kenney spokesperson Lauren Hitt said Sessions's warning "did not present any issues we were not already evaluating, and we have very skilled outside counsel helping us evaluate what the real threats to funding are and what our legal ...

Author: 0 Samsung unveils impressive new Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phone revealed on Thursday featured a digital assistant named Brixby that can complete tasks for you with a simple voice or text command. There is no physical home key, only a virtual button. The rear-facing camera is 12MP again, but the front-facing cam has increased from 5MP a year ago to 8MP.

Author: 0 MPs May And Tabbara Applaud The Progress Made In Budget 2017

The government is setting aside $15 billion in cash for the bank, split evenly between each of the aforementioned funding streams, with spending set to start as early as the next fiscal year on projects based on budget projections. The budget also works to simplify the tax code. And there will be Can$950 million ($712 million) available over five years to support "superclusters": areas dense with companies and academics, similar to California's Silicon Valley, that are created to push forwards ...

Business CIBC raises offer for PrivateBancorp to $4.9 billion
Author: 0 CIBC raises offer for PrivateBancorp to $4.9 billion

CIBC, Canada's fifth-largest lender by assets, is pursuing the takeover to expand its commercial and private banking business in the US and leverage its wealth-management platform in the country. "The transaction will create opportunities for CIBC to bank across borders for our Canadian clients, offer more services to our existing USA clients and expand PrivateBancorp's client relationships".

Business Three storm chasers die in crash as they hunt tornado
Author: 0 Three storm chasers die in crash as they hunt tornado

Tim Samaras told National Geographic shortly before his death that it's not uncommon for hundreds of storm chasers to line the roads as a storm develops. These nighttime storms will carry a risk for large hail, strong winds, and possibly a few tornadoes. Williamson said he was aware of the risk that storm chasers posed to each other.

Author: 0 Ugly incident as young Kenyan woman attacked near Indian capital

Indians routinely perceive Africans as either prostitutes or drug dealers, making rampant racism a daily battle for the thousands of Africans who study and work there. On Monday Enduranca Amalawa, 21, his brother Precious Amalawa and another student were at the Ansal Plaza in Greater Noida when a mob of angry locals set up upon them, NDTV reports.

Business United States bans large electronics on flights, affecting Middle East
Author: 0 United States bans large electronics on flights, affecting Middle East

The new rule is in response to an unspecified terrorism threat, the officials said. They also would not comment on why checking an electronic device in the cargo compartment is safer than carrying it in the cabin. Yes. There are four direct daily flights and two three-times-a-week flights to LAX from these countries. The other flights originate at King Abdulaziz International Airport and King Khalid International Airport, both in Saudi Arabia.

Business Vodafone India Merger with Idea Cellular Creates Country's Biggest Telecoms Business
Author: 0 Vodafone India Merger with Idea Cellular Creates Country's Biggest Telecoms Business

The combined company will have around almost 400 million subscribers and is expected to have a revenue market share of around 40%, propelling it ahead of current market leader Bharti Airtel. On the other hand, Idea shares have observed a six-month high share value after its merge with Vodafone India . In one of the biggest telecom merger, Idea Cellular and Vodafone India on Monday announced the much-awaited amalgamation.

Author: 0 US Crude Oil Inventories Rose: Will It Impact Prices?

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery was at $49.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 6 cents, at 12:42 p.m.in London. Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1, the worldwide benchmark for oil, rose 29 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $51.62 per barrel by 0653 GMT.

Author: 0 The CGST Bill with amendments passed in Lok Sabha

Even as the Congress is supporting the bills that aim to roll out a seamless, pan-Indian tax structure, replacing the myriad state-level levies, it termed the NDA's GST bill as a "baby step". On criticism of making GST as money bill, the Finance Minister said it is taxation law and there has been no single legislation imposing taxes being passed as non- money bill since 1950.

Author: 0 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN), Square, Inc. (SQ)

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN), after opening at $382.46, closed at $394.14 by scoring 3.03%. Robert W. Baird restated a "positive" rating and set a $379.00 price target on shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Monday, December 12th.

Author: 0 Buy, Sell and Hold Suggestions for Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (OLLI)

Analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $4.00 on a short term (1 year) basis. Now the P/E of Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc . stands at 39.81. They now have a United States dollars 30 price target on the stock . They expect $0.35 EPS, up 11.43% or $0.04 from last year's $0.31 per share. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 3.23.

Author: 0 Average Brokerage Rating Of Envestnet, Inc. (ENV), Cerulean Pharma Inc. (CERU)

The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -56.66% and stays -44.23% away from its 50 days moving average. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Cerulean Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:CERU) stock is $3.75, according to consensus of 2 analysts. Analysts mean Recommendation on a stock is noted at 2.30.

Author: 0 Hurdles remain for Keystone XL oil pipeline

Reuters reported earlier on Friday that Trump would announce the approval of the pipeline at the White House alongside TransCanada's chief executive. TransCanada (TSX:TRP) still does not have deals with all the landowners in Nebraska on the pipeline's proposed route and it lacks a permit in that state.

Business Major Announcement At Essex Engine Plant
Author: 0 Major Announcement At Essex Engine Plant

Ford agreed during contract negotiations with Unifor last fall to invest $700-million in its Canadian operations, which include two engine plants in Windsor and the assembly plant in Oakville. Ford said other research facilities will be located in Waterloo and Oakville, Ontario; Cary, North Carolina; and Sunrise, Florida. Sources told Reuters the 7X engine, for large pickup trucks, is part of $700 million that Ford pledged to invest in its Ontario manufacturing operations during contract ...

Business Steady Activities: The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)
Author: 0 Steady Activities: The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)

The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) in which UBS Upgrades The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) to Buy with no specific Price Target on 10/10/16.

Business Sears/Kmart owner says 'substantial doubt exists' about future
Author: 0 Sears/Kmart owner says 'substantial doubt exists' about future

Sears has long maintained that by balancing the sale of key assets while at the same time enticing customers with loyalty programs, it would eventually turn the corner. Sears has a longtime presence in Bakersfield, and is an anchor at the Valley Plaza mall. The company, which last month posted its seventh consecutive annual loss , has sold off large swaths of its vast real-estate holdings and its prized Craftsman brand to stay alive while Eddie Lampert, its controlling shareholder and ...

Author: 0 Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE)

As per the consensus estimate, the company's year-on-year revenue growth is expected to be at 7.74% during the period. According to 3 analysts, Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $10.58B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $15.18B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.78B.

Business Bull shark washed up onto road by flooding, locals take tooth
Author: 0 Bull shark washed up onto road by flooding, locals take tooth

Australian emergency services have repeatedly warned people to stay out of the flood waters, after photos and videos emerged of locals playing in flooded streets, and even doing some surfing. In the mining town of Collinsville, residents said the storm was emotionally draining, with winds raging for hours as they cowered inside. All four coal rail networks run by operator Aurizon were closed, alongside its road and rail operations from the Bowen Basin to Brisbane.

Author: 0 Hasler confident NRL contract will be done

They emerged just 45 minutes before kick-off, and chief executive Raelene Castle said the club were now in a position to table an offer to Hasler. But it was grit and hard work from the forwards, and determination and enthusiasm from Reynolds that won the game for the Bulldogs.

Author: 0 Timeline: Devin Nunes and the Trump wiretapping claims

The decision comes after a freakish series of events that has Nunes, by his own admission, acting as the lead character in his own spy novel, meeting sources on the White House grounds late at night to review secret intelligence reports that said Trump transition members were " incidentally " spied on in an Obama-era dragnet.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo customers in $110M settlement over fake accounts

Wells Fargo's new president and CEO Tim Sloan said that this settlement was "another step in our journey to make things right with customers and rebuild trust". Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) is expected to post revenue of $22.3 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 19 analysts. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 3rd were given a $0.38 dividend.

Author: 0 Major US brands now pulling ads from YouTube & Google over extremist content

In these instances, Google says the ads are promptly removed, but there is demand from advertisers and agencies for the search giant to do more. Mr Brittin said Google had made a commitment to doing better and would simplify advertiser controls, add safer defaults and increase investment to enforce its ad policies faster.

Business Amid Brexit, Lloyd's of London sets up office in Brussels
Author: 0 Amid Brexit, Lloyd's of London sets up office in Brussels

Several major banks and financial institutions have already outlined plans to shift jobs away from London due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit . Beale noted that the collective focus of Lloyd's must be on providing customers with the products they want, embracing innovation and modernisation .

Business Google's ad crisis intensifies as AT&T and J&J join boycott
Author: 0 Google's ad crisis intensifies as AT&T and J&J join boycott

While major brands suspending advertising on YouTube is a public relations pain for Google, the suspensions do not affect Google's biggest ad product, search. Even before the most recent revelations about YouTube, control over online ad placement had become a hot button topic for advertisers. YouTube has become one of the fastest growing parts of Google's ad system, which generated $79bn in revenue a year ago.

Author: 0 Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM) Short Interest Down 11.9% in February

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 16,375 shares of the company's stock valued at $375,000 after buying an additional 643 shares during the period.

Business How Does Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Stack Up Right Now?
Author: 0 How Does Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Stack Up Right Now?

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Cowen and Company set a $85.00 price target on Bristol-Myers Squibb and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. In related news, Director Theodore R. Samuels II purchased 12,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 27th.

Business Daewoo Shipbuilding to Get Fresh $2.6 Bln Bailout
Author: 0 Daewoo Shipbuilding to Get Fresh $2.6 Bln Bailout

In the event of a bankruptcy, about 50,000 people would be expected to lose their jobs and about 1,300 sub-contractors could also go under. He declined to offer details on the bailout amount, and said state banks including the Korea Development Bank and the Export Import Bank of Korea would provide briefings later in the day.

Business Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts going green for St. Patrick's Day
Author: 0 Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts going green for St. Patrick's Day

Patrick's Day. About Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut. The donut is really just a green variant of its Original Glazed one that has a slight name change and is a different color. You can buy the green version only on March 17th.

Business 'BoE considering palm/coconut oil for the new 20-pound note'
Author: 0 'BoE considering palm/coconut oil for the new 20-pound note'

Palm oil production has resulted in deforestation of several key areas of the globe - further threatening endangered species like the orang utan and Sumarian tiger, as well as increasing greenhouse gas emissions. Secondly, this is still a consultation - not a decision - at the moment, although it looks a lot like they're planning to move to palm oil. "It would depend on where the Bank of England source it", said Rachel Agnew of the Rainforest Foundation.

Business Hedge Fund Giant Bill Ackman Admits Valeant Investment Was a 'Big Mistake'
Author: 0 Hedge Fund Giant Bill Ackman Admits Valeant Investment Was a 'Big Mistake'

Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) for 69,500 shares. All eyes will be on Ackman at the coming Ira Sohn Investment Conference in NY on May 8. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Searle & CO". If you are reading this article on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark law.

Business Applications for US unemployment aid fell to 258K last week
Author: 0 Applications for US unemployment aid fell to 258K last week

The Labor Department said Thursday weekly jobless claims fell 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 258,000 for the week ending March 25. That brought the 4-week moving average up to 254,250, an increase of 7,750 from the prior week. As it's still very low as seen in the 4 week chart dating back 5 years, I'm not going to say confidently yet that a trend has changed. The highest insured unemployment rates in the week ending March 11 were in Alaska (4.0), New Jersey (2.9), CT (2.8), Montana ...

Business Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads
Author: 0 Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

Well, you can say goodbye to these , Michael, because the era of Carl's Jr. gratuitous ads has finally come to an end after more than a decade. CKE and its agency 72andSunny are rebranding Carl's Jr. demands that a scandalous picture of model Charlotte McKinney be taken down and replaced with a photo of a burger. Notably missing in the campaign are the bikini-wearing actresses and supermodels that have always been the focus of the company's marketing efforts.

Author: 0 Canada seeks to end Uber's tax advantage over taxi companies

Wudrick praised some measures, including a promised spending review for government departments, a commitment to expand free trade between provinces and an effort to crack down on tax evasion. Morneau said the budget does have some details and confirmed private money will be involved. Peterson's statement said dollars from the Arctic Energy Fund would be administered through bilateral agreements between Nunavut and Canada.