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Finance New Windows 10S Targets Students, Lower End PCs
Author: 0 New Windows 10S Targets Students, Lower End PCs

The 13.5-inch laptop features seventh-gen Intel processors, Core i5 or i7, and promises up to 14.5 hours of battery life. This is possible because Windows 10 S is a lightweight version of Windows 10, with less hardware configurations that will allow it to be run on cheaper and less powerful computers as low as $189.

Author: 0 Why we should celebrate Mom on Mother's Day

Which is why we went and pulled a few relative horror stories off of Reddit to remind you that your mom is the best. It is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide. I still make them handmade cards to this day and call them my "bestest" moms. There are not many situations in which that line of thinking does not point us in the right direction.

Author: 0 G7 Finance Ministers Meet In Italy

The finance ministers and central bank governors from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States also pledged to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural; individually and collectively - to promote sustainable and inclusive growth.

Finance Vodacom is Buying Strategic Stake in Kenya's Safaricom for R35 billion
Author: 0 Vodacom is Buying Strategic Stake in Kenya's Safaricom for R35 billion

Vodafone will continue to hold a 5% indirect interest in Safaricom following the transfer, in addition to the indirect interest held through Vodacom. The implied exchange ratio of 1.62 new Vodacom shares for every 100 Safaricom shares compares to an implied exchange ratio of 1.56 based on the 90 day VWAP, 1.63 based on the 180 day VWAP and 1.72 based on the closing prices on Friday 12 May[3].

Author: 0 North Korea missile test was 'new type of ballistic rocket'

The North's state media said Saturday that the nation would bolster its nuclear capability unless the United States abandons its hostile policy. North Korea needs tests to flawless its missile program, but it also is thought to stage its launches after the elections of new US and South Korean presidents in an attempt to gauge a new administration's reaction.

Author: 0 India Skips China's Silk Road Summit, Warns Of 'Unsustainable' Debt

The United States and other governments have said " Belt and Road " is a natural outgrowth of China's status as the biggest global trader, and U.S. officials have said they want to work with Beijing on infrastructure. He declined to comment on the value of the investment but said that China's Lianyungang port will also invest in the project , which borders China's far western Xinjiang region.

Author: 0 Notes From The Phillies' 4-3 Win Over Washington

Harper drove Jeremy Hellickson's ninth pitch into the first row in right. Pivetta is a former minor league pitcher for the Nationals who has made two major league starts, including one against Washington. The 33-year-old righty ranks second among National League relievers in strikeout-to-walk ratio (7.27), but has allowed five home runs in 10 innings.

Author: 0 US Crude Oil Stockpiles Post Big Drawdown

Today, OPEC released data showing that production fell by 18,000 barrels a day April, even as Saudi Arabia raised output. OPEC member Libya said production exceeded 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) for the first time since 2014 and could rise to 1.2 million bpd later this year.

Author: 0 Coach acquires Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

Same-store sales per square foot for Kate Spade New York stores were $1,516 for the latest twelve months, compared to $1,557 for the twelve month period ended December 31, 2016. Kate Spade has been on sale for a while, getting interest from Coach as well as rival Michael Kors. Coach expects to realize about $50 million in synergies on an annual run rate within three years of the closure of transaction.

Finance China to import poultry, beef in new USA trade deal
Author: 0 China to import poultry, beef in new USA trade deal

Ross said officials from Dow Chemical Co. gave assurances that increasing exports of natural gas wouldn't harm the USA industry or consumers if sales remained less than 30 percent of total output. "There were worries that Sino-US relations would worsen, and there were concerns that a lot of trade disputes would arise after Trump won the election, but now people can see that China and the US are not trade enemies - the two countries can work together", Huang said.

Finance Sinclair close to Tribune Media deal
Author: 0 Sinclair close to Tribune Media deal

Whatever the case, Sinclair is now benefiting from having Trump in office. In all, Sinclair said its stations will reach 72 percent of all US households with a TV once the Tribune and Bonten deals close. ( SBGI ) said on Monday it is set to acquire Tribune Media Co . In early 2004, Sinclair sent a reporting crew to Iraq, including its chief editorialist whose conservative commentaries are carried on dozens of Sinclair stations, in search of "overlooked" stories with a more positive ...

Finance API Data Mixed, Saudi's Reduce Supply to Asia
Author: 0 API Data Mixed, Saudi's Reduce Supply to Asia

Brent futures LCOc1 soared by 19 cents to reach $48.92 a barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 gained 23 cents and traded at $46.11 per barrel, reported Reuters . Top OPEC producer Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation appear to be in favour of extending the agreement for another six months, a move that is likely to be confirmed when OPEC and its allies meet on May 25.

Author: 0 Oil rises on falling United States stockpiles, Saudi cuts to Asia

The price for Brent crude oil was up 1.1 percent about a half hour before the start of USA trading to $50.76 per barrel. NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Thursday, as large drawdowns in US inventories and growing support for continued OPEC output cuts boosted confidence that a seemingly insurmountable glut might finally diminish.

Author: 0 Merkel's party wins election in rivals' German heartland

Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats party (CDU) has unseated rivals Social Democrats (SPD) in a key election, exit polls say. CDU General Secretary Peter Tauber crowed over the election results at a party gathering in Berlin , saying his party had "conquered the heart" of the SPD.

Author: 0 Oil prices slide below $45 per barrel

The US data and some investors "losing faith with Opec" are not helping the oil price , said Abhishek Deshpande, an oil analyst at Natixis. US crude output rose by 28,000 barrels a day last week for the longest run of gains since 2012, according to Energy Information Administration data.

Finance Trump warns against leaks, threatens press briefings in tweet storm
Author: 0 Trump warns against leaks, threatens press briefings in tweet storm

Comey had angered Democrats over his handling of the probe of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" he said.

Author: 0 Growth at Snapchat Stalls in First Quarterly Report

Shares in Snap have sunk after it reported slow growth in its first quarter. Shares are now trading approximately around $18.19. Snap has also reportedly tried to grow revenue by boosting advertising revenue per user, not by rapidly expanding its user base.

Finance Fairfax Media receives revised $2.7bn offer for whole business
Author: 0 Fairfax Media receives revised $2.7bn offer for whole business

Long-suffering shareholders had pinned their hopes on Fairfax's plan to spin off Domain as it continues to cut costs at its newspapers. The Fairfax board said in a statement last week that there is "no certainty that the indicative proposal is capable of being implemented given the complexity involved in splitting the businesses".

Author: 0 Bank of England sees sharper inflation and slower growth in 2017

On the weakening economy, which saw GDP increase only 0.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to 0.7 per cent in the last three months of 2016, the bank said, "The slowdown appears to be concentrated in consumer-facing sectors, partly reflecting the impact of sterling's past depreciation on household income and spending".

Finance SpaceX Successfully Launches US Spy Satellite
Author: 0 SpaceX Successfully Launches US Spy Satellite

But when the reusable Falcon 9 rocket blasted a super-secret payload into space Monday, we got to watch something totally new. The national security mission launched a spy satellite dubbed NROL-76 for the U.S. On May 1, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into orbit to boost a mysterious spy satellite for the USA military, then turned around and nailed the rocket landing at a nearby landing pad.

Author: 0 82 of the #BringBackOurGirls students have been released

Many of the Chibok girls are Christian but were photographed in Muslim garb by their captors, and some were forced to take militants as husbands and bear their children. THE Federal Government FG on Thursday, said the 82 Chibok girls who were released by the Bokoharam terrorists are now undergoing medical screening.

Finance Mnuchin predicts USA tax cuts will bring 3pc growth by 2019
Author: 0 Mnuchin predicts USA tax cuts will bring 3pc growth by 2019

Trump's massive tax cut is a solution in search of a problem. In fact, there was not a single economist who claimed that there was any precedent for a tax cut paying for itself through growth since 1980. Moving to a territorial system would put the US on even footing with other developed nations, which don't tax corporate income offshore. On another topic, Mr.

Finance Brent Oil Below $50: U.S. Vs Saudis For Asia, China Refineries
Author: 0 Brent Oil Below $50: U.S. Vs Saudis For Asia, China Refineries

Brent crude futures , the worldwide benchmark for oil prices , were at $48.41 per barrel at 0047 GMT, up 3 cents from their last close. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and other producers originally agreed to curb production by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months from January 1 to support the market.

Author: 0 Hope for better China-South Korea relations after election

Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In seems to be winning the country's election. He has called for a combination of negotiations and economic cooperation alongside military and security measures. -South Korea partnership survived. Facing criticism from the right that his party is anti-American, Moon has played up Trump's apparent willingness to meet with Kim, saying he is on the "same page" as the United States leader.

Author: 0 Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

The Australian dollar gained about 0.3 percent higher at $0.7548 AUD=D4 thanks to a bounce in iron ore prices, and showed little reaction to the Reserve Bank of Australia keeping its policy rate unchanged at a record low 1.5 percent. "Most participants anticipated that gradual increases in the federal funds rate would continue and judged that a change to the committee's reinvestment policy would likely be appropriate later this year".

Author: 0 Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

All children of God must be taught to value and respect human life, and condemn all of those who target the innocent ". With the worldwide focus on Syria's bloody civil war and the threat posed by Islamic State, Palestinian officials have been keen to raise their cause up the White House agenda.

Finance BHP Ditches 'Billiton' As Part Of New Brand Campaign
Author: 0 BHP Ditches 'Billiton' As Part Of New Brand Campaign

MELBOURNE, Australia-Assailed by activist investors and with a deadly mining disaster still casting a shadow, mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP.AU) launched a rebranding that takes it back to its roots in Australia. BHP, the world's largest mining company, adopted the " BHP Billiton " name after a merger with South Africa's Billiton in 2001. The name change harks back to the original Broken Hill Propriety Co.

Author: 0 US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

American officials were invited to Brussels next week to discuss the proposed ban, the European Union said. DHS officials are expected to speak to airline industry representations and lawmakers Thursday about security and consideration of the ban.

Finance Aadhaar not mandatory for PAN, ITR in J&K, Assam & Meghalaya
Author: 0 Aadhaar not mandatory for PAN, ITR in J&K, Assam & Meghalaya

If my total income is below Rs 2.5 lakh a year, do I still have to link my PAN card with Aadhaar card? In an advisory to all taxpayers, IT Dept said : "After verification from the UIDAI [Unique Identification Authority of India], the linking will be confirmed".

Author: 0 Chelsea beat West Bromwich to clinch EPL title

Conte refused to discuss reports of a disagreement with Costa in public, attributing the striker's absence from the Premier League trip to Leicester to a back injury. I think if you can continue with these players you can improve a lot. Manchester City, after a flying start to the season under Pep Guardiola, had suffered a wobble but looked as though they were getting back on track.

Finance France's Macron pledges to overcome division in society
Author: 0 France's Macron pledges to overcome division in society

The arrival in power of Macron, which was marked by a 21-gun salute at the Esplanade des Invalides behind the Eiffel Tower, signalled at least a pause in the anti-globalisation trend that brought Donald Trump the USA presidency and led British voters to pick a future outside the European Union.

Finance Global Cyber Attack Hits Renault; Production Stopped At Select Sites
Author: 0 Global Cyber Attack Hits Renault; Production Stopped At Select Sites

They said that technical teams were in place and that production was expected to resume on Monday morning. Nissan said it is "working to resolve the issue", though it is unclear whether the ransomware attack , a type of software which hijacks files until the company pays a ransom, has affected production at the Japanese vehicle giant.

Finance Family says JetBlue kicked them off plane over carry-on cake
Author: 0 Family says JetBlue kicked them off plane over carry-on cake

A family flying from NY to Las Vegas was kicked off a flight last week due to a "security risk", WABC-TV reported. The Burke family told WABC-TV that the cake, which was initially stored in the overhead bin, was deemed a security risk. The remaining customers re-boarded and the flight departed without further interruption. JetBlue claims the visual evidence that's emerged doesn't tell the full story.

Author: 0 White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after missile test launch

The North has staged two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the start of a year ago in its quest to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the U.S. China has urged for restraint in the test's aftermath. A spokeswoman for China's foreign ministry, Hua Chunying, said in a statement the situation on the Korean peninsula was "complex and sensitive" and advised countries against doing "things that further escalate tensions in the ...

Author: 0 Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

The former USA national intelligence director says the global "ransomware" attack could grow much larger when people return to work. He warned that more people may be hit by the virus Monday when they return to work and switch on their computers.

Finance Oil spikes as U.S. inventories tumble by more than expected
Author: 0 Oil spikes as U.S. inventories tumble by more than expected

The energy component was already trading higher on Wednesday after data released by the American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday showed United States inventories fell by 5.79 million barrels. Oil was also buoyed by media reports on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia would cut crude supplies to Asia. "Without an extension of the quotas with continued high compliance, inventories can't be normalized", said analysts at DrillingInfo.com, in a note .