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Author: 0 China-made jet takes off in maiden flight

Security personnel gesture as a Chinese C919 passenger jet sits on the tarmac before its scheduled first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, Friday, May 5, 2017. A total of 570 orders have been place to date, from 23 customers, largely in China. However, the expert also pointed out it is not something that will happen over the next decade, but rather a long-term process that will require ongoing support from the Chinese government.

Author: 0 Phoenix serial killings suspect: 'I'm innocent'

Karen Callahan, executive director of Genesis City, a nonprofit group that runs the school, said it is unknown whether he moved onto another high school or dropped out. Jack Levin, a retired professor of sociology and criminology at Northeastern University in Boston and the author of several books on serial killings, said most serial killers are in their 30s and 40s and their crimes rarely involve guns.

Finance United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight
Author: 0 United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight

On April 9, fellow passengers took cellphone video of a bloody Dao being dragged off a flight at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The US airline has been trying to fix its image since the April 9 incident, in which Chicago airport security officers dragged the 69-year-old doctor off a full flight in order to make room for airline crew.

Finance Kohl's posts higher profit as store traffic improves
Author: 0 Kohl's posts higher profit as store traffic improves

Kohl's Corporation has 172,356,000 shares now held by shareholders which now trade around the 39.25 mark which totals Kohl's Corporation's market capitalisation to 6.76B Dollars. The company had revenue of $6.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.22 billion. Gradient Investments Llc increased Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) stake by 5,219 shares to 77,735 valued at $5.62M in 2016Q4.

Finance David Dao settles with United after being dragged from plane
Author: 0 David Dao settles with United after being dragged from plane

The settlement comes as United announced a new incentive for passengers to voluntarily give up seats on overbooked flights. "In addition, United has taken full responsibility for what happened.without attempting to blame others, including the City off Chicago".

Author: 0 Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady, hints at further hikes

In the 12 months through March, the so-called core PCE price index increased 1.6 per cent, the smallest gain since last July, after advancing 1.8 per cent in February. This week's data suggests there are tentative signs that the United Kingdom economy may be picking up pace after a lacklustre start to the year that saw the economy grow by just 0.3% in the first quarter of the year.

Finance Trump Opts For Renegotiation Over Pulling Out Of NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump Opts For Renegotiation Over Pulling Out Of NAFTA

When it came to withdrawing from NAFTA, Donald Trump brought his trademark decisiveness and strong grasp of policy. Trump had said he would pull the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in order to fix trade, but has gone back on his word.

Finance Delta apologises for forcing family off flight
Author: 0 Delta apologises for forcing family off flight

Delta said its goal is to work with customers to resolve travel issues, adding: 'That did not happen in this case and we apologise'. The latest airline incident took place on a Delta flight that was schedule to fly to Los Angeles from Maui April 23, but has just come to light after the posting of the video online.

Author: 0 United CEO To Congress

Some lawmakers, who happen to be frequent flyers, acknowledged that airline executives were in a tough spot as they testified at the hearing. Otherwise, he said , "we're going to act and you're not going to like it". The incident ignited a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on US airlines. Whether or not Congress actually takes steps to regulate airline customer service will depend on whether companies can prove they've made amends and changed their ways, ...

Finance US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth
Author: 0 US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth

Fed officials have signaled that they expect two more rate hikes this year, in addition to the one increase they made in March. The US central bank kept its target range for the federal funds rate at 0.75 per cent to 1 per cent following its latest two-day meeting.

Author: 0 Senators hope to rebound with Karlsson back against Rangers

Through the first four games, Lundqvist has a.921 save percentage and has stopped 117 of 127 shots. NY won handily in the two games at home and lost by just one goal each in games 1 and 2. "We were playing a real solid second half of the game there". The Senators can advance to the Eastern Conference final for the first time since 2007 - and only the third time in modern franchise history - with a win Tuesday in NY.

Author: 0 Warren Buffet regrets missing out on Google and Amazon

U.S. President Donald Trump has made trade as a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, vowing to renegotiate trade agreements with other countries and crack down on unfair trade practices. "Forty percent of the benefit of those tax cuts would go to the highest-income one percent-those making more than $772,000 in 2022", Howard Gleckman, senior fellow at the Tax Policy Center , wrote in March, when details of the bill surfaced.

Finance Trump Tax Plan: Relief for America
Author: 0 Trump Tax Plan: Relief for America

We've added more words and more information than it seems the White House did. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, in remarks Wednesday, channeled Trump's penchant for exaggeration. The plan calls for the elimination of the Alternative Minimum Tax, which raises the federal tax bill of wealthy Americans like Trump who would otherwise capitalize on special tax breaks to pay far less.

Finance Sinclair Expands Network With Tribune Buy
Author: 0 Sinclair Expands Network With Tribune Buy

Adding Tribune's stations will also expand Sinclair's reach into major cities that it didn't have a presence in before, like NY and Chicago . Chicago-based Tribune owns or operates 42 television stations, including KTLA in Los Angeles and WPIX in NY, and it owns a stake in the Food Network.

Finance Young Bucks hope they've learned lessons in time for Game 6
Author: 0 Young Bucks hope they've learned lessons in time for Game 6

Milwaukee is on the brink of elimination and the Raptors will be tough to beat if they get another strong night from complementary players Powell and Serge Ibaka . "Them talking, calming us down in the huddle being those leaders and just reassuring us we were fine", Patrick Patterson said. But the Bucks finished one comeback short.

Author: 0 Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

The company reported a $US2.2 billion loss (compared to its loss of "only" $US515 million for the whole of last year) on revenue of $US149 million. Meanwhile, $8.3 million still does seem like a drop in the bucket -whether you consider Snap's $2.2 Billion Q1 losses including the company's stock based compensation, or the $200 million or so without it.

Author: 0 Man creates ruckus at Kapil Mishra's hunger strike, AAP denies link

In the letter, Mishra said he will register an FIR against Kejriwal. Hitting out at Mishra over his allegations of corruption against Kejriwal, Singh claimed Mishra had himself written a letter to the ACB in September past year, saying that the anti-graft body was trying to implicate the chief minister in the water tanker scam under pressure even when his name was not mentioned in the evidence.

Author: 0 1 arrested after brawl aboard Southwest jet during deplaning

Suddenly one of the men pushes the other over the setbacks in front of them, leans over, and pummels him with his fists. Then the man on the seats receives a series of punches before other passengers and flight attendants intervene. According to Southwest, the fight started as passengers began to get off the plane. Video has emerged of another brutal fist fight on a United States aircraft, in what is seemingly becoming a weekly occurrence.

Author: 0 RWC draw throws up thrills and spills as England face tough ask

England crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage in 2015 following defeats by Wales and Australia, resulting in the dismissal of Jones' predecessor Stuart Lancaster. All qualifying will be finished by the end of next year. "You have to win seven games to get there". The Pool C victor will meet the Pool D runner-up, and the Pool D victor will take on the Pool C runner-up.

Author: 0 United CEO faces Congress after dragging of passenger

If airlines don't act to improve, "I can assure you, you won't like the outcome", Shuster said . But several lawmakers in the Republican-led Congress signaled they were loath to step in with new regulations. He added: "This is a turning point for United and our 87,000 professionals". "It is my mission to ensure we make the changes needed to provide our customers with the highest level of service and the deepest sense of respect".

Finance GOP House panel takes first step to gut Dodd-Frank law
Author: 0 GOP House panel takes first step to gut Dodd-Frank law

It clamped down on banking practices and expanded consumer protections to restrain reckless conduct by financial firms and prevent a repeat of the 2008 meltdown. "This bill doesn't solve a single real problem with the economy or with our financial system, but it does make some big-time lobbyists happy", Warren said.

Author: 0 Warren Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway Stock May Start Paying Dividends

US President Donald Trump's plan to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent would be a tailwind for profitability at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , but won't fundamentally change how its business units operate, Buffett said. "I think it's absolutely essential to America that we become more productive, because that's the only way we increase consumption per capita". Asked if he had stopped buying Apple, Buffett said: "Maybe, may not".

Finance Nebraska down to one ACA insurer
Author: 0 Nebraska down to one ACA insurer

Obamacare's markets are becoming increasingly vulnerable as major health insurers exit, citing financial losses. Aetna said its individual commercial products lost almost $700 million between 2014 and 2016 and are projected to lose more than $200 million this year despite a significantly reduced membership.

Finance Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months
Author: 0 Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months

OPEC output has declined for several straight months while Russian Federation, the largest non-OPEC producer, has been trimming production since late 2016. Permian output has been so great that some forecasters now believe U.S. output could soar to a new record by 2018. "This surge in USA oil production is important as it risks offsetting the impact of continued high OPEC compliance which reached 110 percent in April", Goldman said.

Author: 0 China's 1st big passenger jet completes maiden flight

Made by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), the 168-seat C919 is roughly the same size as Airbus's A320 and Boeing's 737-800, which are the most popular airliners in the world. Despite the delay, COMAC is set to challenge market leaders Boeing and Airbus in the future, with the new plane priced 40% to 50% lower than the American and European makers' equivalent models.

Author: 0 Fed: US slowdown in Q1 'likely to be transitory'

The dollar endured a very volatile session on Thursday (4 May), after the Federal Reserve opted to keep interest rates unchanged the previous day, as widely expected by economists. "The committee views the slowing in growth during the first quarter as likely to be transitory", the Fed said in a unanimous statement . "We view much of the weakness in March as driven by one-off factors and expect inflation to firm on a monthly basis in the very near term", Rod Martin, an economist at Barclays ...

Author: 0 Brent, WTI Rise in Expectation of Aramco Supply Cut

High U.S. gasoline stocks have fed some concern about demand in the United States, where consumer spending expectations hit a three-year low last month and vehicle sales have fallen year-on-year for four months in a row. The country is in its second year of recession, brought on by lower oil prices, which have slashed government revenues, weakened the currency and caused dollar shortages, frustrating businesses and households.

Finance 5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash
Author: 0 5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash

Debris is seen Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the scene of a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday in Livingston County's Oceola Township , Mich. Investigators said a auto driven by a young man from the Fenton area failed to stop at a sign and struck a vehicle traveling east on Michigan Highway 59.

Author: 0 RBNZ Keeps Rates at Record Low, Sees Weaker Inflation Ahead

The slowing in house price inflation partly reflects loan-to-value ratio restrictions and tighter lending conditions. In its last statement in March, the central bank reiterated that it would stay on hold for a "considerable" period of time, warning that the recovery in inflation could be temporary and there were growing worldwide risks.

Author: 0 Bullet-ridden body of Army lieutenant found in South Kashmir's Shopian district

Calling the attack a " dastardly act of cowardice ", Defense Minister Arun Jaitley said Fayaz's sacrifice reiterates the nation's commitment to eliminating terrorism in the Kashmir Valley. There has been a spike in terrorist activities in most districts of south Kashmir including, Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag and Kulgam. The Centre on Wednesday assured justice for the murder of Army officer Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, who was killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Author: 0 Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note 7 reportedly to go on sale by June

The primary boost to the results came from the robust performance of the South Korean company's chip business. First-quarter operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalization was 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion), matching Samsung's earlier guidance.

Author: 0 Canada Reports Progress With US on Lumber, Deal Not in Sight

The U.S. Department of Commerce imposed hefty tariffs on soft lumber exports from Canada on Monday. . Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he told Trump in a Tuesday phone call that the USA commerce department levelled "baseless allegations" when it imposed new , unfair duties on Canadian softwood this week.

Author: 0 Stock in Limelight: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CSCO. The company's "recurring revenue" from products may grow from 10% now to 16% at the end of fiscal 2018, he opines, but because routing and switching , Cisco's biggest lines of business, won't move to the software and services model "anytime soon", they are a headwind to greater progress.

Author: 0 BT Group plc (BT) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

It has outperformed by 18.73% the S&P500. They now have a GBX 750.00 target price on Anglo American PLC (LON:AAL). Canaccord Genuity's target would suggest a potential downside of -9.88% from the company's current price. Therefore 79% are positive. Moss Bros Group plc has a one year low of GBX 86.50 and a one year high of GBX 111.00. N+1 Singer reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 344 ($4.45) price target on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd.

Author: 0 Monsoon forecast lifts Sensex, Nifty to new highs

The stock closed at the highest level since February 20 and recorded the largest single-session gain since September 2013. Local stock markets ended higher on Wednesday. In broader markets, BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices gained 0.8% each, in line with the benchmark indices. It was followed by HUL 4.60 per cent, HDFC 3.25 per cent, M&M 2.59 per cent, Reliance 2.17 per cent, Bajaj Auto 1.74 per cent, Axis Bank 1.68 per cent, Maruti 1.53 per cent, Cipla 1.49 per cent and Tata Motors 1.25 ...

Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest tapped as Kelly Ripa's permanent co-host

A full year after Michael Strahan left " Live " for "Good Morning America ", Kelly Ripa introduced her new co-host Monday morning on the show - and it is Ryan Seacrest. A source says that the ABC building will have a new radio studio for Seacrest to make things easier. Seacrest will also still be headlining Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest .

Author: 0 Police had accused Phoenix serial killer's gun in 2015

A man has been arrested in connection with a series of shooting attacks in the U.S. that left nine people dead. Saucedo declared to a judge "I'm innocent" as he made a brief court appearance Monday night. All the guns were tested and then analyzed one by one to match evidence to the freeway shooting. Neighbors said he had been living at the North 10th Street residence since he was a boy, and yearbook photos show he attended North High School in Phoenix his freshman and sophomore years.