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Author: 0 Syria decries 'aggression' as USA launches cruise missiles

Trump's decision to attack Syria came three-and-a-half years after President Barack Obama threatened Assad with military action after an earlier chemical weapons attack killed hundreds outside Damascus. Within two days, the USA has reversed its view on President Assad, identified targets and struck. Russia on Friday labelled the attacks an "aggression" and said they were "a significant blow to Russian-American relations, which were already in a sorry state".

Business Amtrak says New York Penn Station tracks are fixed
Author: 0 Amtrak says New York Penn Station tracks are fixed

Three trains will terminate at Jamaica Station, and one is being diverted to Hunterspoint Avenue in Queens. NEW YORK (AP) - Amtrak says it has restored service on derailment-damaged tracks at New York's Penn Station - but commuters on New Jersey Transit and the Long Island Rail Road have been urged to allow for extra travel time.

Business Tesla Inc (TSLA) Delivers 25000 Vehicles in Q1, Tops Estimates
Author: 0 Tesla Inc (TSLA) Delivers 25000 Vehicles in Q1, Tops Estimates

The numbers are in, and Tesla says it delivered 25,000 electric cars globally in the first quarter of this year, from January through March. In the first quarter Tesla delivered 13,450 Model S cars and 11,550 of the Model X. The smallest and youngest publicly held US carmaker climbed as much as 5.7 per cent in early trading Monday, a day after reporting 25,000 first-quarter deliveries and exceeding analysts' estimates .

Author: 0 Rowe Price among advertisers suspending ads on Fox's O'Reilly show

Some of those ads turned up during the Imus broadcast as part of a "run of schedule" buy that gave the network some freedom to place the commercial during a span of hours on its daytime schedule. On Monday, radio host Wendy Walsh said that O'Reilly had promised to make her a network contributor after numerous guest appearances on The O'Reilly Factor in 2013.

Author: 0 No sign probes into Russia, Trump campaign will die down

THRUSH: Do you think she might have committed a crime? Who will investigate? What's to be done? The " unmasking " is in itself not illegal but it does raise serious questions including why she needed to know the names. Republicans charged that Obama and his aides lied to protect his campaign-trail claims about having almost defeated al-Qaida. Four years later, Morell wrote a New York Times op-ep in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Business Pepsi has pulled its Kendall Jenner advert
Author: 0 Pepsi has pulled its Kendall Jenner advert

Critics have slammed the ad as a cynical, tone-deaf attempt to cash in on grassroots resistance movements such as Black Lives Matter; movements that are rooted in the frustration and anguish caused by police brutality and institutional racism.

Author: 0 Iran condemns U.S. strike on Syrian airbase

But Russia said it did not believe the Syrian government held any chemical weapons. The US military strike on a Syrian airbase has caused several deaths, said the governor of Homs province where the Shayrat base is located. "The whole world should save the Syrian people from the clutches of the killer Bashar (al-Assad) and his aides". Meanwhile, the USA reportedly informed Russian Federation about its missile launches prior to the attacks.

Author: 0 Rubio hails Syria strikes, says Russians don't have 'standing' to criticize

The strike was conducted using Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAMs) launched from the destroyers USS Porter and USS Ross in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. He told CNews television on Thursday that a new United Nations resolution and Syrian peace negotiations should be a top priority - not rushing into new military interventions.

Author: 0 Syria Army Says 6 Dead in US Strike

TOKYO, April 7 Japan's Nikkei share average edged up in choppy trade on Friday but gains were limited as the US missile strike on Syria curbed investors' risk appetite. The dollar index, which gauges the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, inched up 0.2 percent to 100.84, close to a three-week high. "We hope for the continuation of the strikes in order to prevent the regime from using its planes to launch any new air raids or going back to using internationally banned weapons", ...

Business Ford Confirms Two Electrified Vehicles for China
Author: 0 Ford Confirms Two Electrified Vehicles for China

Ford will be competing for a slice of the 15 per cent market share predicted to materialise for electric and hybrid vehicles in the huge far-eastern country by 2025. Ford stated that China is now one of the strong markets for electric vehicles due to the government support and increased customer acceptance. The new energy vehicle team in Nanjing will also assist the global team to develop next generation EV technologies that can provide consumers with greater fuel efficiency, as well as a ...

Author: 0 U.S. military strike on Syria draws mixed reactions from Trump administration

Russia's main air base and a naval facility were not hit. U.S. Representative, HI-02 Tulsi Gabbard. After the USA strikes, that task now looks harder. He said he hoped U.S. -Russia ties would not be irreparably hurt as a result. "The U.S. and world community stood by as Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad brutally tortured and murdered more than 500,000 of his own people, and I applaud President Trump for taking decisive action following the latest chemical weapons attack", Corker, the ...

Business EU regulators approve Fox plans to buy Sky
Author: 0 EU regulators approve Fox plans to buy Sky

The commission said the two companies were active "in different markets" in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy and the United Kingdom - the five European Union countries where pay-TV broadcaster Sky operates. The European Commission had about a month to decide if the deal would "significantly" reduce competition. Fox and News Corp, which is also the parent company of The Wall Street Journal, were part of the same company until it split in 2013.

Author: 0 Oil jumps in knee-jerk reaction after US launches missile strikes at Syria

The Russian foreign ministry announced the suspension of a memorandum signed with the USA in October 2015 which set up a hotline to avoid clashes between their air forces in Syrian airspace as they carried out separate bombing campaigns. The army also said it would respond by continuing to "crush terrorism". The action has inflicted "considerable damage" to already "lamentable" US-Russia ties, it added.

Author: 0 SpaceX relaunches landed rocket booster

The Falcon 9 lifted off out of Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, carrying communication satellites for its SES-10 mission. The SpaceX video showed the empty droneship, named Of Course I Still Love You , awaiting the return of the rocket, set against a deep blue ocean background.

Author: 0 United States launches missile strikes on Syria

President Assad and the Syrian regime have continued to flout global law. "If Assad is removed, and the remaining Syrian regime crumbles, certainly terrorism will fill that void", said Dr. strikes against a Syrian air base launched after a suspected chemical attack on Tuesday, a spokesman said. Viktor Ozerov, head of the defense committee in the Russian Federation Council, told state news agency RIA that the U.S.

Business Theresa May Hopes To Be A Role Model For Marginalised Saudi Women
Author: 0 Theresa May Hopes To Be A Role Model For Marginalised Saudi Women

The Saudis back the war-torn country's internationally recognised government against Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said if May did not challenge Saudi leaders over these issues, "it will be clear she is ready to sacrifice human rights and security on the altar of the arms trade".

Author: 0 McCaskill to oppose Neil Gorsuch nomination

Va., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced Thursday they would support Gorsuch. "Sen. McCaskill supports Obamacare, she supports taxpayer funding of abortion, she voted for two of President Obama's liberal Supreme Court nominees, and now she is refusing to even give Judge Gorsuch a fair up or down vote in the Senate", said Judicial Crisis Network's Chief Counsel Carrie Severino in a statement .

Business United Kingdom industrial output saw a decline in February
Author: 0 United Kingdom industrial output saw a decline in February

Driven by a fall in all new work, construction output decreased 1.7 percent from January, confounding expectations for an increase of 0.1 percent and marked the biggest fall since March 2016. If materialized, stagnating growth could spell trouble for the British economy and currency as the United Kingdom enters a prolonged period of complicated negotiations with the European Union on the Brexit terms and their future relationship.

Author: 0 Trump heads to Florida for meet with China's Xi

It is to be their first meeting since Trump took office in January. That's one of the things we are going to be talking about, ' Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. The administration has not acted on unilateral tariffs but is targeting a reduction in China's $347 billion goods trade surplus through tougher enforcement of trade laws and anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties.

Author: 0 Capital Gold Group Finds Gold Futures Up After Syria Attack

It earlier climbed as much as 1.4 per cent to $1,269.28, its highest since November 10, and was on track for a fourth straight week of gains. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for June delivery were up 0.89% at a five-month high of $1,264.55.

Author: 0 GST rates to be out closer to rollout date

The Centre will also levy and collect the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) on all inter-state supply of goods and services. Four GST legislations are Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and Compensation GST. A status quo on GST rate was maintained on Friday with Jaitley saying that tax rate structures with regard to commodities and products will be taken up during the meeting in May.

Business Pence, Tillerson Call On Russia To Rethink Relationship With Syria's Assad
Author: 0 Pence, Tillerson Call On Russia To Rethink Relationship With Syria's Assad

The foreign minister said Syria's experience with past missions is "not encouraging", adding that Damascus would only consider the idea of an inquiry if its concerns were addressed. "I stress to you once again: the Syrian army has not, did not, and will not use this kind of weapons - not just against our own people, but even against the terrorists that are targeting our civilians indiscriminately", he said at a press conference in Damascus.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly sexual harassment allegations: Everything you need to know

A Mercedes-Benz spokesman said Monday night that the company pulled ads from O'Reilly's show and reassigned them to other Fox News shows. But it seems that the damage has been done: On Monday and Tuesday, a group of high-profile advertisers (including Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, BMW , GlaxoSmithKline , Allstate , Constant Contact , Untuckit , Lexus , and Sanofi Consumer HealthCare) pulled their commercial spots from The O'Reilly Factor until further notice.

Business UK Industrial Output Falls; Visible Trade Gap 5-Month High
Author: 0 UK Industrial Output Falls; Visible Trade Gap 5-Month High

January's 0.4% decline was revised slightly upward, to a 0.3% drop. Moreover, the visible trade deficit widened to a 5-month high. The pound, trading at $1.2460 before the data, fell to $1.2430, down 0.3 percent on the day. The ONS added output increased across three of the four main sectors, with manufacturing providing the largest contribution. Stripping out erratic items such as ships, silver, aircraft and precious stones, the ONS said the trade deficit shrunk to £2.5 billion in ...

Business Wladimir Klitschko won't fight Tyson Fury again for a very understandable reason
Author: 0 Wladimir Klitschko won't fight Tyson Fury again for a very understandable reason

Sometimes I thought that he lost a bit of his motivation before. "Today, I believe that Wladimir is feeling like a bird that has just left its cage and is finally able to fly again". I hope both fighters get through it injury free, so there are no other issues". "In fact, only Julio Cesar Chavez who was a champion at super-featherweight, lightweight and light-welterweight has had more world title fights overall across the divisions".

Business The return of Glass-Steagall
Author: 0 The return of Glass-Steagall

WHAT WOULD A NEW GLASS-STEAGALL LOOK LIKE?: There are number of ideas to create what some refer to as a "21st Century Glass-Steagall". If done correctly, reviving Glass Steagall could reduce the risks posed by "too-big-to fail banks" that can require billions in taxpayer bailouts when they stumble, said Dennis Kelleher, president of Better Markets, a nonprofit advocacy group.

Author: 0 In India Country's highways run dry after court liquor ban

He, however, said the matter is a state subject and any decision regarding it will be taken by the state government. United Spirits fell 5.76% to close at Rs 2,048.30, Radico Khaitan fell 3.09% to close at Rs 133.25 and United Breweries closed at Rs 763.15, down 0.96% as the apex court's order is expected to be a drag on the volumes of the breweries and distilleries companies given that 35-40% of liquor outlets are now located along highways.

Business Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment
Author: 0 Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment

As a result, he said , NJ Transit would withhold the $2.5 million monthly fee it pays Amtrak for use of Penn Station. Chris Christie is halting payments to Amtrak following a second derailment at Penn Station that is causing headaches for commuters in the nation's busiest rail hub.

Business Trump set to meet with China's president amid North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Trump set to meet with China's president amid North Korea crisis

President Trump was non-committal on whether the USA would take action over the attack, telling reporters if he were to do something, "I'm certainly not going to tell you". Trump wants the Chinese to do more to rein in the Kim Jong-Un regime. A series of United Nations sanctions against North Korea have not deterred it from a string of missile tests, the latest this week.

Business Liquidity will be factor in Monetary Policy Review in April: RBI
Author: 0 Liquidity will be factor in Monetary Policy Review in April: RBI

After moderating continuously over the last six months to a historic low, retail inflation measured by year-on-year changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) turned upwards in February to 3.7 per cent. "We strongly recommend the RBI avoid disruptive modes of liquidity absorption like CRR (cash reserve ratio) hike", he said. Economists also say that the growth-inflation dynamics have become more critical after the change in stance to neutral and therefore guidance on growth would be critical.

Business Hyundai and Kia recall 1.2M cars for possible engine failure
Author: 0 Hyundai and Kia recall 1.2M cars for possible engine failure

He said that while the automaker recalled Sonata models manufactured between 2011 and 2012 in the US for engine defects, it did not do the same for cars in Korea with the same engines. Hyundai Motor shares fell 1.4 percent in morning trade, heading for its sixth consecutive days of declines, compared to a broader market that was down 0.4 percent.

Business Wayne Rooney confirms WrestleMania cameo and WWE summer move
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney confirms WrestleMania cameo and WWE summer move

Lesnar began with domination as he slammed Goldberg with three back to back German Suplexes. Bray Wyatt (+175 Money Line) Bray is one of six champions who are considered underdogs in their WrestleMania matches . The ability to put my son in the stands and my wife in the stands again, I'd go through just about anything for that. In what could be the first time in Goldberg's relatively brief wrestling career, somebody actually kicks out of the jackhammer, as Lesnar gets his shoulder up ...

Author: 0 Trump Dines With China Leader: 'We Have Developed a Friendship'

The Trump White House worries Pyongyang is just months away from marrying nuclear and long-range missile technology and putting the west coast of the United States within striking distance. Despite Trump's rhetoric that China manipulates its currency and benefits from unfair trade, US investors haven't soured on assets from the world's second-largest economy.

Business ACCC to test, report on internet speeds
Author: 0 ACCC to test, report on internet speeds

It's still entirely possible to get plans that are sold with data quotas, but by far the majority of plans are sold on an unlimited download/upload basis. "This improved transparency will help these consumers exercise choice as next generation services are rolled out, including on the NBN", he said. "The ACCC's program will encourage ISPs to compete for business and tailor their products to meet the needs of their customers", he said.

Author: 0 Trump jokes he's gotten 'absolutely nothing' so far from Chinese president

And there's no mystery over the agenda at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. One of President Trump's toughest challenges: getting any movement from a Chinese leader who many experts say, doesn't really want to do anything about North Korea. It also remains to be seen whether the Obama administration's deal with Beijing to curb Chinese cyber-theft for economic gain and its hacking of USA companies will be addressed.

Business TransCanada gets US State Department's OK for Keystone XL pipeline
Author: 0 TransCanada gets US State Department's OK for Keystone XL pipeline

He said Evraz, based out of Regina, will supply some of the pipe and jobs will be created as the pipeline runs through the southwest corner of the province. But once you get the oil out of the ground, you still have to be able to transport it, refine it and deliver it to market. But in January he had leavened his optimism with some doubts because of uncertainty about demand from oil producers.

Business Govt to roll out GST on July 1
Author: 0 Govt to roll out GST on July 1

The Lok Sabha approved four supplementary legislations - Central-GST Bill, Integrated-GST Bill, GST (Compensation to States) Bill, Union Territory-GST Bill - after negation of a host of amendments moved by the opposition parties. Seven hours have been allotted for debate on GST today. Jaitley said the Council gave approval to amending the five rules on registration of entities under the GST regime, filing of returns, payment of tax and refund, invoicing and debit and credit notes in ...

Author: 0 Gov. Christie to Stop Payments to Amtrak

Chris Christie is halting payments to Amtrak following a second derailment at New York City's Penn Station that is causing headaches for commuters in the nation's busiest rail hub. He also threatened to sue to recoup past payments. "I understand the governor is upset, and he has a right to be", Moorman said. Inspections have also been launched to check all of the infrastructure around Penn Station.

Business German Industrial Production Unexpectedly Rises in February
Author: 0 German Industrial Production Unexpectedly Rises in February

Exports climbed 0.8 percent month-on-month in February, slower than January's 2.4 percent increase. "German new orders have woken up from hibernation", said ING economist Carsten Brzeski, adding that bookings seemed to be extremely sensitive to seasons and the weather .

Author: 0 Syria missile strike may ease pressure on Xi-Trump summit, say analysts

Not long after dinner the us announced the missile barrage on an air base in Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack against civilians. The White House has downplayed expectations for a breakthrough on U.S-China issues like trade and tariffs, insisting that the 24-hour summit is mostly an introductory meeting for Trump and Xi.

Author: 0 Tesla Model 3 Release Candidate Spotted For The First Time

He cautions that Tesla might not be able to compete on price with its rivals, which can afford to "subsidize losses on their electric-vehicle products in an attempt to build share". The firm earned $2.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.21 billion. Tesla had a negative return on equity of 29.17% and a negative net margin of 14.74%.

Author: 0 General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Swings Under Stressful Situation

In other words: GE is the flawless income vehicle for dividend investors that don't want to spend too much time monitoring their portfolio positions. The company reported revenue of $0 in the same period previous year. General Electric has paid a quarterly dividend since 1899, supported by a cash flow-strong business network that spans the entire world.

Business 'Fearless Girl' Statue Will Stare Down Wall Street Bull Until 2018
Author: 0 'Fearless Girl' Statue Will Stare Down Wall Street Bull Until 2018

The statue was installed as part of International Women's Day, and was created to promote more diversity on corporate boards. Now the statue, which depicts a pony-tailed girl in a dress defiantly looking up at the bull, will remain at her post until February 2018, NY politicians announced at a press conference on Monday.

Author: 0 'To prevent and deter': Trump's statement on Syria strike

U.S. officials stressed the strike was a direct reaction to the chemical attack, and not the beginning of a broader military front against Assad . The Syrian government has denied it was behind the attack. Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched. A spokesman for the Polish government said the United States was a guarantor of world peace and there were times when you needed to react.

Author: 0 UK's Co-operative Bank says received several bids in sale process

The mutual slumped to a pre-tax loss of £132 million for 2016 after the value of its 20% holding in the Co-operative Bank was slashed from £185 million in 2015 to zero. But it is thought the sale - set to save the lender from raising up to £750 million or being wound down - could see bidders snap up parts of the bank rather than the whole business.

Business IRS assigns some old debts to private collection agencies
Author: 0 IRS assigns some old debts to private collection agencies

The IRS said Tuesday it would start sending letters out this month to taxpayers whose longtime unpaid tax debts are being farmed out to authorized private debt collection firms. Toll-free assistors do not have any more updated information than what's available on the tool. The IRS will begin with 100 referrals to each of the four collection companies per week and will ramp up to 1,000 referrals per week.