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Finance Pastor finds 706-carat diamond
Author: 0 Pastor finds 706-carat diamond

He found the diamond in a mine in Kono and handed it over to the tribal chief, who presented it to President Ernest Bai Koroma . Spokesman Bayraytay said the diamond has not yet been valued and has been placed in the Bank of Sierra Leone .

Author: 0 Backed health care bill vote delayed amid questions over GOP support

But US media tallies suggest between 28 and 35 Republicans still remain opposed. Post-meeting on Thursday, a handful of Republicans announced they would back the legislation. McClintock admitted the bill was far from ideal, the former Freedom Caucus member disagreed with conservatives who argued the bill wasn't pure enough.

Finance Kite Realty Group Trust
Author: 0 Kite Realty Group Trust

The stock of QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, December 22. The stock stands 34.36% above the average-price of 50 days and 24.51% compared with the SMA 20. increased its stake in Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp by 9.4% in the second quarter. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.

Finance Dollar Steadies Ahead of Key Vote
Author: 0 Dollar Steadies Ahead of Key Vote

The pair has made session high at 1.0793 and hit lows at 1.0772 levels. Evans said he can support "two or three rate increases in 2017", noting that labor markets have been "very strong". Japan's benchmark index, Nikkei 225 fell 388.44 points or 2 percent to trade at 19,067.44. The MSCI Emerging Market Index added 0.8 percent, headed for a seventh straight gain in its longest run since August.

Finance De Blasio ducks press questions at event
Author: 0 De Blasio ducks press questions at event

Mayor Bill de Blasio and city officials visited construction sites Tuesday while touring a major street design project under the Vision Zero program and announcing the latest phases. . Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance simultaneously aborted his own inquiry into whether de Blasio and his aides deliberately circumvented state campaign finance laws in their 2014 bid to flip the State Senate Democratic.

Author: 0 What Is Earth Hour 2017? How You Can Get Involved

With Earth Hour, the WWF aims to engage people across the globe to adopt more sustainable lifestyle. "Switch off the lights for an hour at exactly 8:30 p.m. The research also revealed that nearly seven out of ten kids think it's very important for people to do what they can to protect the environment, with the major sentiment of kids (83%) being that they and their family can take action.

Finance Hong Kong shopping centre escalator reverses direction injuring 18 shoppers
Author: 0 Hong Kong shopping centre escalator reverses direction injuring 18 shoppers

One man suffered a head injury and remains in a serious condition, a police spokeswoman said. According to an eye witness the out of control escalator was travelling "twice as fast" in reverse, UK's Telegraph reports. A spokesperson for Langham Place was quoted by Apple Daily as saying that all escalators in the mall were inspected by Otis Elevator, the maintenance contractor, in accordance with the law.

Finance San Francisco Woman Succumbs To Herbal Tea Poisoning
Author: 0 San Francisco Woman Succumbs To Herbal Tea Poisoning

Jin Deng says his beloved mother got sick immediately after drinking the herbal tea she picked up at a popular San Francisco Chinatown store. The toxic tea was made from leaves which were purchased at the Sun Wing Wo Trading Company . However, there is no antidote for aconite poisoning. Health officials are also testing the other ingredients used to make the teas. Raw Aconite roots, leaves and flowers are generally toxic but are used only after adequate processing.

Finance Royal Jordanian airlines trolls USA over laptop ban
Author: 0 Royal Jordanian airlines trolls USA over laptop ban

Say hello to the person next to you. But while that battle plays out in the political universe, one can only hope Royal Jordanian's press team uses their newfound free time aboard flights to pen more lovely poetry. Royal Jordanian released a facetious list of "12 things to do on a 12-hour flight with no laptop or tablet", which include various activities such as "appreciate the miracle of flight", "pretend tray table is a keyboard", and "think of reasons why you don't have a laptop or tablet ...

Author: 0 Tipton: I would have voted 'no' on American Health Care Act

They decided on the latter and now Trump's entire agenda is in jeopardy. President Donald Trump, in televised remarks, spoke repeatedly of compromise, though he said Democrats would come to him as Obamacare implodes, then explodes. "This does make tax reform more hard", Ryan said. The bill's withdrawal on Friday left in place the status quo under the Affordable Care Act. Though change is certainly on the horizon, the American Health Care Act is not the best answer for America's children.

Finance PETA to buy stake in Canada Goose
Author: 0 PETA to buy stake in Canada Goose

Canada Goose has also created a program that traces where its materials are sourced from, he said, adding that the company sells many products that don't use fur. NY private equity firm Bain Capital , co-founded by former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney, purchased a majority stake in Canada Goose in December 2013.

Finance Women's Frozen Four: Clarkson brings resiliency into the championship against Wisconsin
Author: 0 Women's Frozen Four: Clarkson brings resiliency into the championship against Wisconsin

Desbiens ended the night with 17 stops, while Tiley made a staggering 41 saves to preserve her sixth shutout of the season and secure a championship for her team. "In this afternoon's game, the puck just didn't go in for us". "We just got better each and every week". The Badgers (33-3-4) started the first period with better energy than they did in Friday's semifinal win, outshooting Clarkson (32-4-5) 6-3 in the period.

Author: 0 Investor's Watch List: Gerdau SA (ADR) (NYSE:GGB)

The company's stock now has 6.41 Billion in market capitalization. Gerdau S.A. produces and commercializes steel products worldwide. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market. Shares of Gerdau S.A. (GGB) are trading -18.00% downward from the 52-week high mark and 149.49% above from the fifty two-week low mark. A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices.

Finance London Attacker Visited Saudi Arabia on Multiple Occasions, Last Time in 2015
Author: 0 London Attacker Visited Saudi Arabia on Multiple Occasions, Last Time in 2015

Today (Saturday), Saudi Arabia's embassy in London confirmed that the 52-year-old London terrorist Khalid Masood visited the country 3 times over the past several years. Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Ian Blair told the BBC that changes to the "outer soft ring" of Parliament's security plan are likely in the aftermath of Masood's attack.

Finance Emirates to let travellers keep laptops, tablets until boarding
Author: 0 Emirates to let travellers keep laptops, tablets until boarding

Emirates is one of nine airlines at 10 airports across the Middle East and North Africa that need to roll out the US ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone in the cabin. It is applicable to all US-bound passengers from Dubai International Airport, whether originating or transiting through. They deny the allegations. The US Department of Homeland Security, however, said extremists were seeking "innovative methods" to attack jets.

Finance Gulf air carriers work to contain fallout from electronics ban
Author: 0 Gulf air carriers work to contain fallout from electronics ban

The new USA laptop ban isn't phasing Emirates Airline. A number of US airlines have issued an electronics ban to avoid terrorist attacks. While the US ban does not affect any of that country's airlines because none fly directly from any of the airports on the list, the British ban does affect six of its own airlines, which has removed doubt in many minds in the United Kingdom that its action stemmed from some commercial motivation.

Finance Arrest made in theft of John Legend's bag
Author: 0 Arrest made in theft of John Legend's bag

I made a mistake". Originally, sources thought his luggage had been stolen by his driver, but it turns out this wasn't the case. Hilario, of Corona, Queens, allegedly told cops he planned to take the bag to the airport's lost and found. "This story is untrue", Legend tweeted , linking to a TMZ report of the story. "We use a trusted auto service and they did not rob me", he wrote .

Finance Emirates responds to 'laptop ban' with handling service
Author: 0 Emirates responds to 'laptop ban' with handling service

But some security experts say that like other aspects of the airport safety ritual - limits on carry-on liquids, removing belts and shoes - what begun as a heightened measure on limited numbers of high-risk routes could eventually become commonplace across the world .

Author: 0 Simon Property Group Inc (SPG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. In light of the many issues surrounding this company, we thought it was a good time to take a close look at the numbers in order to form a realistic perspective on the fundamental picture for this stock.

Finance Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc
Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc

Finally, Rodman & Renshaw restated a neutral rating and issued a $17.00 target price (down from $23.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research report on Monday, February 27th. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . ValueAct purchased 500,000 shares at $10.88 each and another 2.5 million at $10.81 each, according to the filing.

Finance Turkish Airlines implements electronic device measure
Author: 0 Turkish Airlines implements electronic device measure

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, a United Arab Emirates-based columnist, said the ban is a pretext to stifle competition from Gulf airlines, and to "encourage USA bound passengers to fly on American carriers". Armed with a clever marketing strategy to attract passengers, the social media executives at these airlines are hard at work posting videos and photos peppered with light-hearted humour about the ban.

Finance European Central Bank keeps policy, guidance unchanged as expected
Author: 0 European Central Bank keeps policy, guidance unchanged as expected

The bank is now committed to continuing its bond-buying programme until at least December, although the €80bn-a-month quantitative easing (QE) scheme will be trimmed to €60bn a month from April. It also repeated that its asset buys, scheduled to be cut by a quarter from April, could be increased or extended if the outlook becomes less favourable.

Author: 0 Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI)

While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 8.5%. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0, current ratio was 1.2, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.49 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.55. (GFI) reported Actual EPS of $-0.02/share with the difference of -0.05 percent and a surprise of -166.7 percent. Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $1.31 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $3.68 as ...

Finance Why Investors remained confident on Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), McDonald's Corporation (MCD)?
Author: 0 Why Investors remained confident on Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), McDonald's Corporation (MCD)?

Post-earnings, Adobe Systems Incorporated stock ranged between $93.11 and $98 after opening the day (03/18/2016) at $98. They noted that the move was a valuation call. At its current price of $127.48, Adobe is up almost 30% over the past twelve months. As the past trend shows, Adobe Systems Incorporated's stock price has rallied after earnings in 15 of the last 27 quarters.

Author: 0 Tax Overhaul Becomes GOP's Priority as Health-Care Bill Stalls

He did not bury the lede: 'Hello, Bob, ' Trump began. "So, we just pulled it". Failure to pass the legislation, called the American Health Care Act, would cast doubt on Trump's ability to deliver other parts of his agenda that need the cooperation of the Republican-controlled Congress, including ambitious plans to overhaul the tax code and invest in infrastructure.

Finance In airline laptop ban, some in Turkey see commercial agenda
Author: 0 In airline laptop ban, some in Turkey see commercial agenda

This has pushed Turkish Airlines to find a solution for its passengers travelling through and from Turkey to American and British cities. For Turkey's national carrier, the setback comes as it prepares to relocate to a 10 billion euro ($10.8 billion) third airport in Istanbul, billed by the developer as the world's largest and championed by President Tayyip Erdogan as a megaproject that will cement Turkey's global standing.

Finance State focuses on agri sector, omits loan waiver
Author: 0 State focuses on agri sector, omits loan waiver

Contrary to expectations there was no announcement of loan waiver, but there were several pro-farmer provisions. People have been spared of new taxes, only liquor will be marginally costlier. A further Rs 225 crore has been allotted for digging farm ponds under MNREGA. Value-Added Tax on soil testing kits and Milk testing kits has also been brought down to zero from the earlier 13.5%.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan Concedes on Health Care, Says House Will Move On

Lacking the votes, Ryan left the Capitol shortly after noon and rode down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House to make the case for the last time that that the vote should be pulled. House, the U.S. Senate, the governorship of the states and their legislatures. "Doing big things is hard". The postponement is a significant defeat for Trump and Ryan, and a setback in the crusade against Obamacare that has defined Republican Party politics for seven years.

Finance Yes Bank Launches Share Sale To Raise Up To $750 Million
Author: 0 Yes Bank Launches Share Sale To Raise Up To $750 Million

The floor price for the QIP has been set at Rs 1,498.95 per share, Yes Bank said in a stock exchange filing. The base size of the sale of new shares is $650 million and the bank has an option to increase it to $750 million. It subsequently withdrew the share sale program the next day citing extreme volatility and misinterpretation of regulatory guidelines related to QIPs.

Finance Republicans Cancel AHCA Vote Despite Trump Demand That It Be Held Friday
Author: 0 Republicans Cancel AHCA Vote Despite Trump Demand That It Be Held Friday

The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.

Author: 0 The 'Love Actually' sequel trailer has the internet overjoyed

Those in the United States can watch the short film on NBC on May 25. As promised, Red Nose Day Actually catches us up with our favorite characters. I think it's going to be a fantastic night I always enjoy it, the live-ness and the fact that it's a bunch of comedians running around being anarchic! "14 years later, do you still feel as upbeat?" David answers: "Well, interesting".

Finance Frustration as cabin electronics ban comes into force
Author: 0 Frustration as cabin electronics ban comes into force

Emirates Airline will introduce a laptop and tablet handling service on Saturday, enabling flyers headed to the USA from Dubai to use those devices up until the moment they board the plane. "I wonder how many other USA travelers are doing the same?" The estimate is based on sales of electronics to US-bound passengers, excluding mobile phones and accessories, for 2016 and if the ban runs until the end of the year.

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