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Business Tesla just had its most productive quarter ever
Author: 0 Tesla just had its most productive quarter ever

Tesla revealed that it was able to deliver 25,000 electric vehicles in the first quarter, which is a record number and a 69 percent increase compared with the delivery figures of the first quarter of previous year. With pre-orders for the Model 3 in the hundreds of thousands, Tesla has a significant obstacle in its past. It compares to 396 vehicles, all Model S, during the same period in 2016.

Author: 0 Vettel Second In China After Ferrari Falters On Strategy

Ferrari's Vettel won the season-opening race in Melbourne with Hamilton second, but the positions were reversed on this occasion. Sebastian Vettel, who won the opening race of the season in Australia two weeks ago, finished in second place, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen coming in third.

Author: 0 BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives $40.35 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Revising BHP's structure "probably has some merit", but wouldn't be easy, said Andy Forster, senior investment officer at Argo Investments Ltd., which manages more than A$5 billion ($3.7 billion) and holds BHP's Sydney-listed shares. While most of its investments aren't activist - where it amasses shares and seeks changes to boost shareholder returns - it's those campaigns that often attract the most attention.

Business Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal
Author: 0 Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

In a 2004 email to Stumpf , Tolstedt noted the importance of setting compensation plans that incentivize appropriate behavior, saying that many other banks had built products that encouraged the wrong sales behavior. In addition, a decentralised structure gave "too much autonomy to the Community Bank's senior leadership, who were unwilling to change the sales model or even recognise it as the root cause of the problem".

Business USA aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 USA aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson strike group is heading to the Sea of Japan amid heightened tensions between the us and North Korea and following multiple missile tests conducted by the regime this year. The missile strike on Syria demonstrates "President Trump is willing to act when governments and actors cross the line", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson explained after the strikes.

Author: 0 Delta hopes to catch up on days of delays by Sunday afternoon

It's offering waivers to help people rebook their flights without charge. Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West on Thursday apologized for the airline's performance in the wake of the storm, saying that its "recovery has not been ideal".

Business Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks uproar
Author: 0 Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks uproar

He managed to get back on the plane and ran to the back, where he seemed disoriented. Three of them did but the fourth refused. The officers dragged him down the aisle by the arms and legs while another passenger screams in protest. Another video shows the distressed man, still disheveled from the wrangle, returned to the cabin, clinging onto a curtain at the back of the plane and repeating: "Just kill me".

Author: 0 BHP rejects activist's demand to overhaul listing and spin off oil

BHP Billiton BHP.AX BLT.L said on Monday the cost of a proposal from hedge fund manager Elliott Advisors to unlock shareholder value would outweigh any benefits. An worldwide hedge fund holding 4.1 per cent of the shares of BHP Billiton's UK-listed stock wants the global miner to scrap its dual listing in Australia and the United Kingdom and spin off its U.S.

Business Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from former CEO and top exec
Author: 0 Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from former CEO and top exec

Mr. Stumpf's successor as CEO, Timothy Sloan, was among eight other executives who didn't receive 2016 cash bonuses, and who received certain equity clawbacks. But alleged corporate labor abuse - another favorite Ellison topic - constituted a big portion of the congressman's questions for the bank. Forget the fake account openings, the firings, all of it.

Business 'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo scandal
Author: 0 'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo scandal

What's more, the board accused Tolstedt of being callous and indifferent to the potential harm she was causing: "There is no evidence that Tolstedt showed serious concern about the effects of improper sales practices on Wells Fargo's customers", it wrote .

Business G7 must confirm climate pledge - Ayrault
Author: 0 G7 must confirm climate pledge - Ayrault

Calenda said the US " reserved its position " regarding the text of any potential release, prompting him to advise against a disunited statement to the press. G7 leaders, including Mr Trump, are set to meet in Sicily at the end of May. Segolene Royal was speaking on the sidelines of a G7 meeting on energy in Rome.

Author: 0 Trump, Xi establish US-China Comprehensive Dialogue

Trump was seen speaking and gesticulating to Xi as the Chinese leader nodded. Nevertheless, the US administration said there was now a sense of urgency and an expectation of action, with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross touting a 100-day plan to improve trade ties and boost cooperation as the "most significant" takeaway from the meeting.

Author: 0 Theresa May defends Saudi Arabia trip after human rights concerns

It comes as Theresa May is due to meet the King Salman in Riyadh during her visit to boost links. She told Sky's Faisal Islam : We have no difficulty in raising hard issues, with those that we meet, be it in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere around the world.

Business European Union rejects parallel talks on Brexit, trade deal with UK
Author: 0 European Union rejects parallel talks on Brexit, trade deal with UK

But she has also said she wants a free trade deal with the European Union that preserves the U.K.'s preferred status with its most significant economic partner. A draft strategy document circulated to European Union member states and leaked to Bloomberg stressed that this "cannot, however, amount to participation in the Single Market or parts thereof, as this would undermine its integrity and proper functioning".

Author: 0 Circassia Pharmaceuticals PLC (CIR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd

South32 Ltd (LON:S32) has risen 43.40% since September 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500. Among 2 analysts covering PHSC PLC ( LON:PHSC ), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 22 by Deutsche Bank. As per Monday, March 13, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, October 28.

Author: 0 Video shows guards dragging passenger off United flight

Christopher Elliott, a consumer advocate and founder of the group Travelers United, notes - without defending United's actions on this flight - that airlines have broad discretion to remove paying passengers from planes. The outcry prompted a statement from Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz. "The thing about airlines is they have a low happiness level to begin with", he said .

Business Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall
Author: 0 Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

Angus McCrone, lead author of the report and chief editor of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, attributes much of the dip in investment to decreases in cost and increases in efficiency. It will set up mini solar plants at transformer level, said A Sudhakar Rao, vice-chairman and managing director, Telangana New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation.

Business Patriots announce preseason schedule ahead of title defense
Author: 0 Patriots announce preseason schedule ahead of title defense

Houston will host the Super Bowl 51 champions for the Week 2 preseason game which will take place between August 17 through August 21. New England will kick off its preseason at home against the Jacksonville Jaguars before traveling to Houston to play the Texans.

Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp reveals his Grand National pick

Following his victory on Merseyside on Saturday, April 8, the Grand National victor One For Arthur is will be appear at Kelso Racecourse's Buccleuch Cup and family day. One of them was up here celebrating so at 1.30am they had a quick check of him when he arrived back in the yard. To mark the occasion, authentic jockey scales have been installed in the airport's South Terminal, offering passengers the chance to weigh their luggage in the same way that riders will be weighed ahead of the ...

Business Trump to examine 16 trade partners, including Canada
Author: 0 Trump to examine 16 trade partners, including Canada

The first executive order concentrates on tougher enforcement of anti-dumping laws and increasing the collection of anti-dumping penalties and so-called countervailing duties. agricultural goods. The president took to Twitter prior to signing the orders to share his thoughts on trade with China - a subject he discussed frequently during his election campaign.

Author: 0 Delta Cancels 275 Flights as Storm Woes Linger at Atlanta Hub

Delta advised travelers to check its website and mobile app because more flights may be canceled. ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines said Friday it has canceled about 3,000 flights this week as it struggles in the aftermath of a storm that hit its big hub airport in Atlanta.

Author: 0 Does Trump Want Assad To Go? Depends Who You Ask

But, "We are not saying that we are the ones who are going to affect that change". The Iranian president dismissed reports that Assad's forces were behind a chemical attack as "baseless", according to a statement on the presidency website.

Author: 0 Delta Flights Canceled Means Hundreds of Unclaimed Bags Pile Up

Delta said in a statement that more delays could occur because of the "availability of flight crews to operate within federally mandated crew rest and duty day guidelines". About 60 percent of Delta's fleet travels through Atlanta on any given day. But after her flight was canceled, she never got her luggage back and had to buy new clothes during the four-day delay.

Author: 0 Egypt's cabinet approves three-month state of emergency

In Cairo, the cabinet said it has approved President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's decision to declare a three-month state of emergency, which was published on Monday by the official gazette. Tawadros was leading a congregation at Mass in Alexandria's Saint Mark's Cathedral when it was attacked. People gather outside the St. George's Church after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt , Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Author: 0 Xi Summit's Top Accomplishment: Getting to Know Each Other

Xinhua also reported that Xi extended an invitation to Trump to visit China, an invitation Trump accepted, according to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It claims its nuclear weapons are a necessary deterrent to the USA military threat. "The key point is that outside actors are going to be perceiving that this is a world where the USA and the White House will be willing to use military force in order to assert itself in a way that the US has not been doing for quite some time ...

Author: 0 Atlanta storm halts thousands of Delta Air flights

Passengers who tried to check in to Delta flights Friday reported long lines snaking through the terminal at RDU and some who did not have canceled flights were not able to get to their gates on time because they couldn't check their bags.

Business Ministers to make 'litter louts' clean up their own mess
Author: 0 Ministers to make 'litter louts' clean up their own mess

Fines are now set by various councils across the country of between £50 and £80 for littering. The consultation on the new enforcement measures officially opens today. "The Government now wants to see more of those committing crimes like this taking responsibility for cleaning up the community by picking up litter and illegally dumped waste themselves".

Business State Will Spend $47 Million More on Flint Under Proposed Lawsuit Settlement
Author: 0 State Will Spend $47 Million More on Flint Under Proposed Lawsuit Settlement

There's no word on when actual construction efforts will begin to replace the pipes. More money on its way to replace thousands of lead water pipes in Flint, Michigan. Rick Snyder for suggesting negotiations after his administration lost two major court rulings on door-to-door water delivery. Despite the development, some residents still feel discouraged.

Business Putin won't meet with Tillerson Wednesday
Author: 0 Putin won't meet with Tillerson Wednesday

He called on Russian Federation to do "everything possible to bring about a political settlement in Syria and work with the rest of the worldwide community to ensure that the shocking events of the last week are never repeated". Thomas told reporters at the Pentagon that the increased emphasis on defensive measures to protect USA troops on the ground in Syria led to a slight and temporary decline in offensive US airstrikes against IS in Syria.

Author: 0 Assad Regime: Trump Airstrikes Make US a 'Partner' of Islamic State

The U.S. authorities believe that the airstrike on Idlib was launched from that air base. The suggestion that the U.S. administration, led by President Donald Trump, was suddenly moved to action because of images of dead Syrians, however, is preposterous.

Business If You're 20 and a Woman, Pay Gap Will Cost You $418K
Author: 0 If You're 20 and a Woman, Pay Gap Will Cost You $418K

Local business owners like Lisa Sharp are showing their support for equal pay day with sales at their businesses. April 12 marks Equal Pay Day , a symbolic measure of how long it takes a woman to earn as much as a man _ and an annual opportunity for Democrats to lambast Republicans for inaction on the issue.

Author: 0 Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1

He left the game and was taken to a Detroit-area hospital, where an MRI revealed inflammation and a mild sprain. The reigning American League Rookie of the Year allowed four hits and two walks, striking out four. If you're wondering what hit the Red Sox harder - the flu or Mikie Mahtook's two-out, pinch-hit double against reliever Robby Scott that tied the game in the Detroit Tigers' 6-5, home-opening victory - it was really no contest.

Business New report gives US airlines better grades across the board
Author: 0 New report gives US airlines better grades across the board

A recent study report by Dean Headley of Wichita State University and Brent Bowen of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University shows that there has been a tremendous decline in complaints on mishandled baggage. That's because nine out of 12 airlines included in the evaluation also improved performance in 2016, according to Headley. While the improved numbers are a welcome sight for travelers, some pundits don't think the analytical approach to the report truly indicates how the airlines are ...

Author: 0 Six People Killed in Clashes Between Police, Protesters in India's Kashmir

The security forces opened fire reportedly after a mob attacked the polling station in Dalwan village, damaged the EVMs and prevented voters from exercising their franchise. Army was called out to help security forces quell a rampaging mob which pelted stones and hurled petrol bombs to set a polling booth ablaze in the Ganderbal district of the Srinagar constituency.

Author: 0 Saudi crown prince discusses enhancing bilateral ties with May

More than 10,000 people have been killed and 17 million left food-insecure and in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Yemen since the current period of fighting began in 22 March 2015. "Saudi's cooperation with us has helped to save lives in the United Kingdom". 'I hope that people see me as a woman leader, [and] will see what women can achieve and how women can be in significant positions, ' she told journalists on her plane to Amman, Jordan yesterday.

Business Miranda Lambert has a big night at the 2017 ACM Awards
Author: 0 Miranda Lambert has a big night at the 2017 ACM Awards

He would later go on to win male vocalist of the year . Alaina was to play the ACM Party for a Cause with Billy Currington and Dan + Shay at the House of Blues last night. Copperfield even showed the card on camera. "Carrie can see me under the table, we've agreed on that", Lambert joked in her acceptance speech of fellow nominee and friend Carrie Underwood.

Business Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods
Author: 0 Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods

The other nominees in the same category are Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes. Meanwhile, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna round out the top nominees with 17 and 14 nominations respectively. Guns N' Roses received nods in three categories - Top Duo/Group , Top Touring Artist and Top Rock Tour . Winners of the Billboard Music Awards are decided by album and digital songs sales over the past year, radio airplay, streaming, touring and interactions on social ...

Author: 0 Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) closed its previous trading session at $31.07

The business had revenue of $7.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.72 billion. At present the return on equity (ROE) stands at 21.90% and the debt to equity stands at 1.39. The company's market cap is $57.07 Billion. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share.

Business LeEco pulls out of Vizio acquisition due to
Author: 0 LeEco pulls out of Vizio acquisition due to "regulatory headwinds"

We continue to believe that there is great synergy between the two companies, and are pleased to announce that LeEco and VIZIO have reached an agreement that is a win for both companies. At the time, LeEco was planning to acquire all of Vizio's hardware and software operations, technology, and intellectual property. The companies under a new agreement will now explore ways to incorporate LeEco content across Vizio's connected platform and provide a distribution channel for Vizio ...

Business Trump barred from using his private helicopter
Author: 0 Trump barred from using his private helicopter

At times during this presidency, Trump aides have appeared to deliberately hide whether Mr Trump is actually golfing during his visits to Florida. Like Obama, the current commander-in-chief is an avid golfer. The Trump administration gave mixed messages about its goals in Syria on Sunday, with top officials stressing different priorities in the wake of a USA airstrike that marked a deepening involvement in the country's bitter conflict.

Author: 0 EU, Greece urge deal on bailout review on Friday

The European Commission believes a deal on the Greek bailout is possible in the coming weeks, the economics commissioner told EU lawmakers on Tuesday, adding that a failure to reach an agreement quickly could pose risks. "There has been progress in discussions, but important issues remain outstanding", International Monetary Fund spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters in Washington on Thursday.

Author: 0 Germany's Schaeuble sees deal on Greece in 'some days'

Greece is on its third bailout from euro zone governments since 2010. The measures will include pension cuts in 2019 worth 1 per cent of Greece's gross domestic product, and an increase in tax revenues in 2020 worth another 1 per cent through broadening the tax base.

Business Team Trump Cites Stats, Anecdotes to Show Dangers of Sanctuary Cities
Author: 0 Team Trump Cites Stats, Anecdotes to Show Dangers of Sanctuary Cities

The federal government can not compel our police department to enforce federal immigration law and can not use our federal dollars to coerce Seattle into turning our backs on our immigrant and refugee communities. MA mayors from Somerville and Cambridge have already vowed to remain sanctuary cities. What is being seen as a move to put public pressure on sanctuary cities, the Department of Homeland Security released its first report on Monday, listing jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate ...

Business Reformist head of Ukraine's central bank resigns
Author: 0 Reformist head of Ukraine's central bank resigns

The former investment banker and business partner of President Petro Poroshenko took charge almost three years ago after Russia's annexation of Crimea and with Ukraine in the throes of a pro-Russian separatist uprising. The country has moved to a flexible exchange rate and implemented the new monetary policy of inflation targeting. Jerome Vacher, the IMF's representative to Ukraine, said it was critical that her replacement should be of high professional quality and independence.

Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs open Wednesday with five series starting

While Washington was the league's best regular season team a year ago and a favorite to contend for the Stanley Cup again this season, the Maple Leafs' quick ascension has been a surprise. We're going to go into someone's building and try to give them hell. "It's seven. I've got to get them all on this page by whatever the date might be'"? The Leafs, who finish the regular season at home against Columbus on Sunday, will play Washington or Ottawa in the first round.

Business Move to impeach governor cleared by top court
Author: 0 Move to impeach governor cleared by top court

Lawyers for the two-term Republican have won a temporary restraining order delaying impeachment proceedings that were set to begin Monday in the Alabama House Judiciary Committee. The committee plans to begin its impeachment process on Monday. The report also included text messages Dianne Bentley gave the committee. The governor's legal team will have a limited ability to mount a defense and ask questions.

Business Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

Wells Fargo & Co had a return on equity of 12.60% and a net margin of 23.30%. "The distortion of the community bank's sales culture and performance management system, which, when combined with aggressive sales management, created pressure on employees to sell unwanted or unneeded products to customers and, in some cases, to open unauthorized accounts", the board said in its report .

Business Bears release Tracy Porter
Author: 0 Bears release Tracy Porter

Last season, the Bears considered him valuable enough to occasionally have him shadow the opposition's best receiver around the field. With 2014 first-round pick Kyle Fuller missing all last season with a knee injury, Pace took a "toss numbers at the problem and see what sticks" approach to the corner position in 2017.