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Author: 0 Alaskan oil well leaking gas

The EPA and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have had to inform the Iñupiat community in Nuiqsut, Alaska, about 50 miles west of the well, about the incident, though the agencies don't clarify why. By Sunday afternoon, one of the leaks had been plugged with a surface safety valve, but the second leak, although reduced, continued to release gas, according to federal and state officials.

Finance Fruity Pebbles owner Post Holdings to buy Weetabix
Author: 0 Fruity Pebbles owner Post Holdings to buy Weetabix

Weetabix is being acquired by the consumer packaged goods holding company Post Holdings front Shanghai's Bright Good Group for £1.4 billion. St. Louis-based Post Holdings Inc. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more on what else mi... "This is a part of our internationalisation strategy". Selling assets enables us to better expand.

Finance Vijay Mallya arrested then bailed in UK
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya arrested then bailed in UK

Following Mallya's arrest, the Scotland Yard issued a statement saying that the absconding businessman was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud. If his legal team argues persuasively that the charges were filed as an act of revenge, that might sway the court in his favor, legal experts say. "It all depends on whether the court feels that a conviction is possible".

Author: 0 U.S. Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

Five other trading partners who were on last October's monitoring list - Japan , South Korea , Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland - also remain on the list, ensuring that the Treasury would apply extra scrutiny to their foreign exchange and economic policies.

Finance Roof construction delays Mercedes Benz Stadium opening
Author: 0 Roof construction delays Mercedes Benz Stadium opening

The new opening date of the stadium is now the Atlanta Falcons' August 26 preseason game against Arizona. The stadium, which costs $1.5 billion and will seat 71,000, has a very complex and first-of-its-kind retractable roof. Now more issues have caused a fourth delay and a new opening date of August 26, just one week before the game. Arthur Blank, owner of the Falcons and United, said just last week that the plan was still to open the stadium on July 30, but now they know the work on the ...

Finance Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a
Author: 0 Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a "Unicorn Frappuccino"

Give it a stir, however, and the drink's color changes to pink. As of April 19, the Unicorn Frappuccino will be on all US, Canadian, and Mexican Starbucks menus. And so began the campaign for a unicorn frappuccino, with Instagram taking the reins as coffee fans began posting pics using the #UnicornFrappuccino hashtag.

Finance Most major Western leaders to skip China's New Silk Road summit
Author: 0 Most major Western leaders to skip China's New Silk Road summit

Xi will also host the round table summit of the leaders at the time. Wang compared the Belt and Road to "a circle of friends" open to all countries that share the same goals, rather than an exclusive club, saying that China has no intention of drawing geographical boundaries to areas covered by the initiative.

Finance Turkish police helicopter crashes in southeast
Author: 0 Turkish police helicopter crashes in southeast

The rescue teams reached the helicopter wreckage after battling with poor weather conditions for nearly four hours. Soylu said rescue teams climbed mountainous terrain for more than two hours to reach the crash site, which was near the village of Sarigul at an altitude of 8,00 feet, at about 4:34 p.m.

Author: 0 So what that Alonso is racing the Indy 500?

But it could be an even harder challenge than he is anticipating. In fact McLaren executive director Zac Brown, an American with a sports auto racing background, has revealed that the idea of Alonso racing in the Indy 500 was initially made in a joking fashion before the start of the season.

Author: 0 'Mercedes owe both drivers equal opportunity'

Hamilton was running second between team-mate Valtteri Bottas and Australian Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull on lap 13 when a Safety Car was deployed after a collision. Vettel's 44th win lifted him to 68 points, with Hamilton second on 61 and the championship looking ever more likely to be an evenly matched battle between the two with Ferrari and Mercedes a cut above the rest.

Finance North Korean test missile 'fizzles' hours before Pence arrives in South
Author: 0 North Korean test missile 'fizzles' hours before Pence arrives in South

Analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far as the continental United States, although North Korea has yet to flight test them. Sinpo is on the east coast of North Korea. Saturday's parade was staged amid soaring tensions with the United States, which has not ruled out military action to prevent North Korea from progressing in its nuclear weapons programs.

Finance Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers
Author: 0 Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Spotify, the most popular music streaming service, boasts around 50 million subscribers, and Apple Music, which enjoyed a high profile launch in June 2015, has just 20 million. But Pachter and other analysts wonder how long Netflix will be able to hold the line on price as its programming costs rise in tandem with its appeal to a more diverse global audience.

Author: 0 UK leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand

Sources near to May told the "Daily Telegraph" newspaper she had already undergone a face-to-face TV interview about her decision for an early election. The Fixed-term Parliaments Act was brought in to stop Prime Ministers calling a general election based on polls. That is highly likely to happen on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Tycoon Vijay Mallya arrested in UK on fraud charges

Yesterday, Mallya, while downplaying the din surrounding his sensational arrest in London , took a swipe at the Indian media. An Indian government request for Mallya's deportation had been rejected earlier this year. One of the CBI cases accuses Mallya of is defaulting on a Rs 6,200-crore loan advanced by a State Bank of India-led consortium of 17 banks. By the time a debt recovery tribunal in Bengaluru blocked Mallya from accessing the money, a payment of $40 million had already been made ...

Finance Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q profit forecasts, but net dips
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q profit forecasts, but net dips

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) announced sales of $17.8 billion for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 1.6% as compared to the first quarter of 2016. Mr. Caruso offered a rosy picture of the impact of USA biosimilar competition on J&J's top-selling product, rheumatoid-arthritis drug Remicade. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017, subject to the satisfaction of remaining closing conditions.

Finance Tags: North Korea | carl vinson | carrier
Author: 0 Tags: North Korea | carl vinson | carrier

Comment from the Defense Department was not immediately available. DefenseNews Tuesday spotted a Navy photo of the Vinson taken on Saturday showing the nuclear-powered carrier off Indonesia about 3,500 miles from the Sea of Japan. "My understanding is that this USA administration is dead serious, it's been 40 years of trying to get the North Koreans to back away from the nuclear weapons".

Finance Rick Perry Orders A Review Of The US Power Grid
Author: 0 Rick Perry Orders A Review Of The US Power Grid

Perry wrote in the memo , first reported by Bloomberg , that the United States is "blessed as a nation to have an abundance of domestic energy resources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric". The 10-megawatt array of solar panels stretched over 50 acres produces enough electricity to power 1,500 homes. According to the news release, engineering studies and site selection procedures have begun, and project leaders are focusing on twin mountaintop removal sites just outside ...

Finance 5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down
Author: 0 5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

As of April 7, the IRS had received 103.6 million individual tax returns, about 3.6 percent fewer than the same time past year. The IRS says an estimated 1 million who did not file a 2013 return are owned more than $1 billion. The IRS' payment processors have toll-free numbers that accept payments. Should the computer gremlins attack or you spill coffee on your keyboard, you can still pay by phone using one of the IRS-approved credit/debit card processors, or by calling the IRS directly ...

Finance Pierre on Conor McGregor:
Author: 0 Pierre on Conor McGregor: "He's the biggest"

Then in March 2017, people started taking this potential super fight a little more seriously when Mayweather announced during his United Kingdom tour that he was officially out of retirement just to fight McGregor. That could be interesting as GSP has been linked to a potential run at the lightweight title. "But if they need a promoter, give me a call". "Without sounding like an [expletive], it's my belt I'm the champion and I'm not willing to sit around until September or October".

Finance Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, Toronto mayor talk housing today
Author: 0 Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, Toronto mayor talk housing today

He is rightly concerned about overcorrecting the market. The sharp rises have led to fears first-time buyers are being priced out of the market. Finance Minister Charles Sousa is set to unveil a "suite" of some 10 different measures to tackle housing affordability, ranging from rent controls to a new tax on real estate speculators.

Author: 0 Why Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Stock Is Tanking Today

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Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

After $1.26 actual EPS reported by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.43% negative EPS growth. Moreover, Valley Advisers has 0% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) for 99 shares.

Finance Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government
Author: 0 Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government

Bloomberg originally outlined Ballmer's plan for USAFacts in November, quipping that " Steve Ballmer's Plan to Make America Great Involves Excel Spreadsheets ". The former Microsoft CEO and new Los Angeles Clippers owner talks with CBS News' Jeff Glor about the upcoming National Basketball Association season and his former competito...

Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan previewed by concept in Shanghai

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is known as a technology leader not only for Mercedes itself, but for the vehicle industry as a whole. Mercedes-Benz Maybach S 680. The extensively updated Mercedes-Benz flagship fulfils this claim with a raft of new features such as completely redesigned engines, and with innovations like driver assistance systems with substantially expanded functionality.

Finance Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win

According to the Associated Press, hundreds of protesters were shouting "thief, murderer, Erdogan" while banging pots and pans. Other branches of the American government, namely the State Department and even Sean Spicer, reacted in a much more measured way.

Author: 0 Mallya is arrested in London

Mallya, 61, was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities over accusations of fraud and appeared in Westminster Magistrates' Court, British police said. Senior Indian officials described his arrest as the first salvo in the case, which will now involve a legal process in the United Kingdom to determine if Mr Mallya can be extradited to India to face charges in Indian courts.

Author: 0 Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program

The "Hire American" portion of the order deals with a lot of the labor issues the president discussed on the campaign trail, like H1B1 visas and illegal immigration. "We're going to defend our workers, protect our jobs and finally put America first", the USA president said. "Only 5% to 6%, depending on the year, of H-1B workers command the highest wage tier recognised by the Department of Labor ".

Author: 0 NCAA men's tournament will return to Golden 1 Center in 2020

The city will host its third women's Final Four in 2019 and the SEC men's basketball tournament in 2022. "Our community has always stepped up and really wrapped their arms around the opportunity to host the first and second rounds". At long last, the men's NCAA Tournament is coming to South Carolina's Colonial Life Arena. But with a potential home court advantage dangling in front of them in 2022, if they haven't made it back to the tourney by then, it just might be the carrot they need to ...

Finance Theranos agrees to pay $4.65 million in Arizona refunds
Author: 0 Theranos agrees to pay $4.65 million in Arizona refunds

The State alleges that Theranos' advertisements misrepresented the method, accuracy, and reliability of its blood testing and that the company was out of compliance with federal regulations contained in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments ("CLIA") of 1988.

Finance UK Prime Minister May to seek early election
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister May to seek early election

The Liberal Democrats have said they want to grind the business of government to a standsill. She took advantage of the brief meeting unfolded on Downing Street to mention the British Government has the flawless plan to negotiate the terms of the Brexit but they require the right "political unity" from London, informs Reuters.

Finance Donald Trump Sprouts Bunny Ears At White House Easter Egg Roll
Author: 0 Donald Trump Sprouts Bunny Ears At White House Easter Egg Roll

Welcoming families to the annual White House event, which was dampened by intermittent rain, Mr Trump said: "This is the 139th Easter Egg Roll". It was just made smaller, down from the 35,000 people who got tickets previous year, but retaining such activities as a reading nook, an area to send messages to USA troops and an entertainment stage.

Author: 0 Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada

Trump said during a speech in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday that Canada has been "very unfair" to dairy farmers and "we're going to start working on that". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is anxious about Trump's protectionist talk and has sent his ministers to the U.S.to talk about the importance of Canada's trade relationship with the U.S.

Author: 0 Anglo American (LON:AAL) Receives Hold Rating From Jefferies Analysts

The 1 year high for the stock price is 836 GBX while the year low stock price is now 571 GBX. MRC Global Inc (MRC) formed multiple top with $19.03 target or 3.00% above today's $18.48 share price. Joel Isaacson & Llc has invested 0% in Anglo American plc (LON:AAL). Ifc Hldg Inc Fl has 2,675 shares. The Sage Group plc ( LON:SGE ) traded down 1.96% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 650.50.

Finance Ivanka Trump's children sing for President Xi Jinping
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump's children sing for President Xi Jinping

Those strikes added weight to Trump's threat last week to act unilaterally against North Korea's weapons program _ although a much heavier risk would be required to take military action against the nuclear-armed North, which has its artillery and missiles trained on a key US ally, South Korea.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani condemns United States attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani said American military intervention was a "violation of global law" during telephone talks backing the Syrian regime. Lawmakers say President Donald Trump needs to work with Congress on a "long-term" Syria strategy following last week's US missile strike . "There is no such thing as Assad yes, but ISIS no", Rubio said.

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