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Author: 0 Jadhav's ICJ case: Govt warns opposition to refrain from comments

Giving clear stance on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said it is an issue of Pakistan's national security and there will be no compromise on it. ICJ on Thursday began the proceedings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case after India's appeal seeking stay over the death sentence awarded by a Pakistani court to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav .

Finance Deere reports an end to 12 quarters of declining earnings
Author: 0 Deere reports an end to 12 quarters of declining earnings

Sales worldwide increased 2 percent in the quarter despite a drag in the US and Canada, where sales fell 5 percent. In addition, net equipment operations sales hit $7.260 billion for the present quarter, reaching $11.958 billion over the first six months; compared against $7.107 billion and $11.876 billion for the same periods from the year prior.

Finance SIA undertaking review after reporting big drop in full year profit
Author: 0 SIA undertaking review after reporting big drop in full year profit

Net loss in the quarter through March was S$138.3 million, the first since the same period in 2012, compared with an estimate for a profit of S$54.3 million in a Bloomberg survey of analysts. The planes are on lease and will be 10-years old by the time they leave Singapore Airlines' fleet. "The addition of more modern, fuel-efficient aircraft with new-generation cabin products is enabling the Group to expand its network and enhance its competitiveness in both the full-service and ...

Finance WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning freed from prison
Author: 0 WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning freed from prison

He is interested in breaking news, sports, music and entertainment. WikiLeaks isn't the only platform raising money for Manning. July 10, 2010: Manning is charged with multiple counts of mishandling classified data and putting national security at risk.

Author: 0 Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges in sexting case

The charge of transferring obscene material to a minor carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, but Weiner is likely to get less. The FBI began investigating Weiner in September after the 15-year-old North Carolina girl told a tabloid news site, the Daily Mail, that she and the disgraced former politician had exchanged lewd messages for several months.

Finance Maryland Qualifies Eight for NCAA East Regional
Author: 0 Maryland Qualifies Eight for NCAA East Regional

Detloff, a native of Elk River, Minn., won the Big Sky Conference championship in the discus last week but her NCAA Preliminary mark occurred on March 17 at Charleston Southern, when she recorded a throw of 178 feet, 3 inches (54.33 meters).

Finance Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) Quarterly EPS Analysis
Author: 0 Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) Quarterly EPS Analysis

We have $9.78 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:HTZ worth $36.30 million less. Barclays PLC reissued an "equal weight" rating and set a $23.00 target price (down previously from $31.00) on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Friday, February 24th.

Author: 0 Oil drops on rising U.S. crude inventories, defies expected supply cut extension

On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for June delivery dipped 0.22% to $48.96 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange, Brent was last quoted at $52.09 a barrel. Kuwait, a Gulf producer usually aligned with the Saudi Opec view, said on Tuesday it supported the proposal. This adds to a relentless rise in USA production, which has jumped by more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million bpd, not far off top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation signal oil cuts extension into 2018

Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Monday oil markets were rebalancing after years of oversupply, but that he still expected the OPEC-led deal to cut output during the first half of the year to be extended. LCOc1, global benchmark Brent futures, were up by 0.4% and the same fell by 1.2% on Tuesday. Non-cartel producers led by Russian Federation partially matched the cuts.

Finance GST rates announced: Milk, cereals to be exempted, foodgrains to turn cheaper
Author: 0 GST rates announced: Milk, cereals to be exempted, foodgrains to turn cheaper

Jaitley had earlier this month expressed confidence of the GST Council arriving at tax rates in the May 18-19 meeting. "The GST law will boost the country's GDP growth by 2 per cent". These items at present attract 22-24 per cent tax incidence through a combination of central and state government levies. Dar said the business community and the people would fight tooth and nail to oppose GST implementation in the State.

Finance US laptop ban expected to be expanded in Europe
Author: 0 US laptop ban expected to be expanded in Europe

At London's Heathrow Airport, where 17 percent of all flights to the US originate, is adding an extra layer of security screening for those flights at the gates. Alarm bells are already ringing in Europe, however. "The North Atlantic market is highly competitive, but also highly profitable because of the links between the key financial centers of Europe and NY", he said.

Finance G-7 Echoes Watered-Down Trade Language as Mnuchin Holds Firm
Author: 0 G-7 Echoes Watered-Down Trade Language as Mnuchin Holds Firm

Under the administration of Donald Trump , the USA are feeling disadvantaged in global trade, not least due to other major currencies being undervalued compared to the dollar and unfavourable trade deals that the United States had signed up to in the past 25 years.

Finance Looking Mainly At Fundamentals: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), PTC Inc. (PTC)
Author: 0 Looking Mainly At Fundamentals: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), PTC Inc. (PTC)

The stock has a 1-year performance up 23.69% and a negative weekly performance at -2.45%. Sirius XM Holdings presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $5.21. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 8th. TheStreet upgraded Sirius XM Holdings from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th.

Author: 0 Exxon to Import Own Fuel to Supply New Gas Stations in Mexico

Philadelphia Trust Co. now owns 19,205 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,733,000 after buying an additional 680 shares in the last quarter. Argus has an energy sector rating of Market Weight and has a Buy rating on the stock. This is the consensus price target based on the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters' First Call as of today's date.

Author: 0 Rhythmone (LON:RTHM) Receives Buy Rating From Numis Securities Analysts

Jefferies maintained the shares of WPG in report on Wednesday, March 9 with "Buy" rating. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Needham to "Buy". It has underperformed by 12.59% the S&P500. Rhythmone (LON:RTHM) had its stock rating reiterated as "Buy" in a report released by analysts at Numis Securities.

Author: 0 FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

Experts said they are working round-the-clock to restore the IT systems of NHS after they were hit by a large-scale cyber-hack by an worldwide criminal gang that wreaked havoc around the world and whose ransomware affected 99 countries over the weekend, including India.

Author: 0 Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

The ABA wants to know how Treasury came up with the $6.2 billion estimate, how the new tax will affect transactions between the big four banks, Macquarie and the Reserve Bank, and how that would affect the wider economy. Numerous commentators described it as a "Labor Budget" because it had shown a surprising willingness to increase taxes and to boost spending on areas such as schools and support for the disabled.

Author: 0 Investors Recap -: Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)

The specialty retailer reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.06. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.27/share and a High Estimate of $0.3/share. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Chico's FAS during the fourth quarter valued at $118,000. Engineers Gate Manager LP bought a new stake in shares of Chico's FAS during the first quarter valued at $142,000.

Finance Israel was source of intel Trump shared with Russians
Author: 0 Israel was source of intel Trump shared with Russians

Earlier on Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he shared " facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety " during the meeting. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Lt. GOP Senator Bob Corker (R - Tenn.), the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, declared that the Trump administration was in a "downward spiral".

Author: 0 NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again

But some other technology industry executives said privately that it reflected a widely held view in Silicon Valley that the USA government is too willing to jeopardize internet security in order to preserve offensive cyber capabilities. "This is a wake-up call for the NHS but also more generally to businesses around the country". In his first public comments since the attack on Friday, Mr Hunt told Sky News: "Although we have never seen anything on this scale when it comes to ransomware ...

Finance US, Turkey spar over Erdogan visit violence, Kurdish support
Author: 0 US, Turkey spar over Erdogan visit violence, Kurdish support

He suggests lawsuits against the responsible bodyguards. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., joined in on Twitter, calling the violence "unacceptable" and echoing McCain's demand that the ambassador be sent back to Turkey. "We are not going to go into specifics or speculate on what may happen", a State Department official said in a statement. In his first public address since returning from a visit with U.S.

Author: 0 Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

But surveys ahead of the vote show the centre-left party running neck-and-neck with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, with some even placing the CDU ahead. With its sprawling industrial region and support from workers, NRW has been an SPD stronghold for decades - but that all could change by Sunday evening.

Finance Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'
Author: 0 Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'

Within 90 minutes of the opening, Brazil's main Ibovespa stock index dropped 10 percent and trading was stopped for 30 minutes. A shock bribery scandal involving the Brazilian president has caused the country's benchmark index to suffer its fastest decline since the 2008 financial crisis and the real to drop 8 per cent against the United States dollar.

Finance Sig Hansen Arrested for Assault Allegedly Spit on Driver
Author: 0 Sig Hansen Arrested for Assault Allegedly Spit on Driver

Speaking with KOMO News , Seattle Police Department spokesman Mark Jamieson said the Ballard incident occurred at 2 a.m. Police arrested Hansen in Shoreline shortly before 9:30 a.m. Hansen came outside a few minutes later. "Nope!' the police report quote him as saying". The report says Hansen then "clapped his hands conclusively".

Finance Enforcement Directorate takes possession of Vijay Mallya's Rs 100 crore farm house
Author: 0 Enforcement Directorate takes possession of Vijay Mallya's Rs 100 crore farm house

A senior ED official said the evidences submitted before a special court in Mumbai , which had past year issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against the beleaguered businessman, would serve as proof against Mallya to get his custody. On April 25, the ED served an eviction order, asking the company to vacate the property, which has a registry value of Rs. 25 crore, and is provisionally attached to the premises.

Finance Uber Freight app connects truck drivers with available loads to haul
Author: 0 Uber Freight app connects truck drivers with available loads to haul

It works in a manner similar to the company's ride-hailing app which matches drivers and riders to ferry them from point A to point B. "The principle behind Digital Freight Matching may be simple, but the trucking industry is not". Amid concerns that Uber's self-driving trucks have vanished from the road, the launch of Uber Freight shows it hasn't abandoned its push into trucking wholeheartedly.

Author: 0 Long term Growth Analysis of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC)

The real estate investment trust reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.02. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. 05/04/2017 - Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them.

Finance Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
Author: 0 Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

The number of shares now held by investors is 1.08 Billion. Independent Advisor Alliance purchased a new position in Applied Materials during the fourth quarter valued at $105,000. On average, equities analysts predict that Applied Materials will post $2.71 EPS for the current year. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 15th.

Finance Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand
Author: 0 Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand

Concerns have also been raised about fire hazards from storing so many laptops with Lithium ion batteries in cargo hulls on planes. United States authorities discussed an in-cabin laptop ban on transatlantic flights from the EU following a meeting with their European counterparts in Brussels.

Finance Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools
Author: 0 Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

The China Daily said Wednesday that the U.S.'s National Security Agency should take some of the blame for last week's WannaCry ransomware attack , which targeted vulnerabilities in Microsoft systems and affected 30,000 Chinese organizations alone.

Finance $0.80 EPS Expected for Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)
Author: 0 $0.80 EPS Expected for Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

The firm owned 5,127,361 shares of the apparel retailer's stock after selling 14,722 shares during the period. Before that, quarter ending October 2016, Ross Stores , Inc. 03/01/2017 - Ross Stores , Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. The target implies a 993.75% spike from where the shares are now trading.

Author: 0 Pakistan signs nearly $500 million in China deals at Silk Road summit

The initiative unites two projects: the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21-st Century Maritime Silk Road. "This is both a continuation of our shared legacy and a right choice for the future", he said. But Xi's Silk Road plan has raised concerns that he is seeking to expand China's economic and political ambitions overseas rather than open up his own country to further trade and investment.

Finance Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Hiring Him — NY Times
Author: 0 Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Hiring Him — NY Times

Sen. Charles Grassley, the chairman of the committee, and Democratic Sen. President Donald Trump hit back against the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel in a series of tweets Thursday morning. Most Republicans have said the current Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and investigations in the Republican-led Congress into the Russian Federation matter are sufficient.

Finance Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts video of Harvard acceptance in 2002
Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts video of Harvard acceptance in 2002

Sharing the video, he wrote, "My dad took this video when I got accepted to Harvard". Almost 15 years after that, he will get his honorary degree at commencement next Thursday. "Before I went to college, my mom bet me I'd drop out and my younger sister bet me she'd finish college before me". You can hear the once ubiquitous AOL instant messenger chimes as Zuckerberg presumably blasted the good news to his friends.

Author: 0 Burberry Group plc (BRBY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group AG

The SI to Corenergy Infrastructure Trust N's float is 9.32%. The stock rose 0.38% or $0.19 reaching $49.93 per share. About shares traded. LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) has risen 0.79% since October 5, 2016 and is uptrending. Among 17 analysts covering National Express Group PLC ( LON:NEX ), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Compass Group PLC has GBX 1740 highest and GBX 170 lowest target.

Author: 0 Kuwait adds to growing consensus on OPEC oil output deal extension

Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia's oil minister indicated that his country would back an extension to the cap. The current agreement that started on 1 January effectively cut oil production by Opec and non-Opec countries by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd), but that has not helped crude futures move above the $50 per barrel levels.

Author: 0 Iran slams Trump's new U.S. missile sanctions

An Iranian Foreign Ministry statement said those sanctioned violated human rights through direct or indirect links to Israeli government crimes in Palestinian territories or by supporting terrorists. In return, Iran has pledged to restrict its nuclear activities, reducing its uranium enrichment, plutonium production plans, and allowing inspectors access to facilities.