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Author: 0 MPs vote in favour of snap General Election on 8 June

May, who also backed staying in the European Union but has since embraced the notion of life outside the bloc, is pitching her campaign on a promise of stable leadership to deliver a good deal for Britain from exit negotiations with Brussels.

Author: 0 Sensex climbs 162 points on renewed hope of United States tax cuts

The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 29,575.66 points, traded at 29,282.74 points (at 1.15 p.m.) - down 139.65 points or 0.47 per cent from the previous close at 29,422.39 points. NTPC, Asian Paints, L&T, Hero MotoCorp and ONGC too ended in green, rising up to 1.83 per cent. "Broad market indices like the BSE mid-cap and small-cap indices ended with bigger gains thereby outperforming the Sensex".

Author: 0 U.K. Retail Sales Drop in March as Inflation Hits Consumers

That total accounts for 15.5% of all retail spending, excluding fuel, during the month, and contrasts with 13.6% a year ago, according to today's Office for National Statistics' Retail Sales report for March 2017. May highlighted the U.K.'s surprising economic strength in the wake of the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, saying growth has "exceeded all expectations" since Britons chose to leave the bloc in June a year ago.

Finance Schlumberger posts first revenue rise in 9 quarters as drilling recovers
Author: 0 Schlumberger posts first revenue rise in 9 quarters as drilling recovers

The continued and effective cost-management initiatives of the company are worth noting. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.56%. Schlumberger Limited .'s quarterly revenue was down 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. They expect $0.25 EPS, down 60% or $0.15 from last year's $0.4 per share.

Author: 0 United CEO: No one will be fired over passenger dragging incident

Chicago aviation officers dragged the 69-year-old doctor - one of four passengers randomly selected for removal to accommodate United employees - after he refused to budge or accept a travel voucher incentive. Some politicians and consumer advocates have called for a ban on overselling flights. Even in normal times, airlines closely - even daily - scrutinize numbers such as advance sales and occupancy levels on planes.

Author: 0 Opec chief sees oil producers near to re-balancing market

The latest American Petroleum Institute (API) data recorded a draw in inventories of 0.8mn barrels for the week ending April 7th and the third successive weekly draw although it was lower than the expected draw of 1.3mn barrels. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 18 cents 55.71 at 0047 GMT. But an investor shift out of equities and commodities and into perceived safe-havens such as U.S.

Finance Macquarie Reiterates
Author: 0 Macquarie Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)

The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, February 1 to "Buy". They now have a buy rating on the stock. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Bryan Garnier & Cie on Friday, March 17. It has underperformed by 27.72% the S&P500. Among 13 analysts covering Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC ( LON:MONY ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

Author: 0 The Nintendo Switch is the Fastest Selling Console in Nintendo History

That makes it the fastest-selling game in The Legend of Zelda series, and the best-selling Nintendo launch title. The company's latest console just became the fastest selling video game system in the U.S.in the company's history. The Nintendo Switch is selling fast and breaking records at Nintendo. The Nintendo Switch is sold out at nearly every store, with Ebay having the only inventory.

Author: 0 Redskins release 2017 schedule, will host Thanksgiving game for first time ever

The Redskins will not be playing the Cowboys on Thanksgiving, as they did previous year. If that becomes an early season game (quite possibly the Chargers' home opener), the Chargers will be fired up in an effort to beat Washington . Big Blue will be spending their Thanksgiving on the road this year. . Washington makes three trips to the West Coast, but the schedule has been spread out to avoid the tight turnarounds that characterized the 2016 season.

Author: 0 Trump promises action to help dairy farmers

Speaking at an event in Wisconsin Tuesday, Trump said Canadian dairy farmers are in America's fair-trade sights. "Dairy trade between Canada and the U.S.is important and the sectoral trade balance massively favours the US, at around 5 to 1", the letter said.

Finance UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
Author: 0 UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

Trump, who took office in January, has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile. Only this time , the missile flies right across the Pacific Ocean toward the western U.S. There has been some confusion over the whereabouts of a United States aircraft carrier group after Trump said last week he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea , even as the ships were still far from Korean waters.

Finance In India, Anxiety Over Trump's Review Of H-1B Visas
Author: 0 In India, Anxiety Over Trump's Review Of H-1B Visas

Amid concerns over the US' changed H1-B visa programme, India has said it was in touch with the Trump administration and making "full assessment" of its impact on Indian professionals. GOVERNMENT IN TALKS An external affairs ministry spokesperson said the government was in touch with authorities in the United States and Australia on changes in their respective tech visa policies, and was assessing the impact in consultation with stakeholders.

Finance Here's Why Tesla Wants in on Trucking
Author: 0 Here's Why Tesla Wants in on Trucking

They now have a Dollars 320 price target on the stock. Analyst's mean target price for TSLA is $254.76 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.80. The founders of Future Mobility, WM Motor, and Singulato Motors told the news service that Tesla will be a hard competitor to beat, but that this price difference could give them an advantage.

Author: 0 No One Will Be Fired For Dragging Incident: United Airlines

Three officers have been placed on administrative leave while the incident is investigated. In response to the public outcry over the incident, United has said that it will require its employees to book seats on hour in advance, to avoid similar incidents of passengers being forced to give up their seats after boarding.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton takes blame for Bahrain GP penalty

Red Bull's Max Verstappen also tried to do this before crashing out. "The pitlane [situation] was really my fault, so apologies to the team for losing time there", said Hamilton. "But Russia is a completely different circuit, with different tarmac, different temperatures, track layout, so any small gain we can get, even if its hundreds or an upgrade we can bring and get one or two tenths of a second that would be a massive help".

Finance INJURY: Neuer to miss the rest of the season
Author: 0 INJURY: Neuer to miss the rest of the season

Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti said referee Viktor Kassai "wasn't up to the task" of a Champions League quarter-final and called for video technology "as soon as possible". Bayern's misery was compounded with the news goalkeeper Manuel Neuer suffered a fracture to his left foot as Ronaldo scored his third goal, ruling him out for the rest of the season.

Finance US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator
Author: 0 US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

Asian countries escaped the currency manipulator label in the latest US Treasury report , but remain wary of possible trade friction as President Donald Trump maintains his administration will seek to address trade imbalances. This was the Trump administration's first release of the twice-yearly report, which evaluates the foreign exchange policies of major US trading partners.

Author: 0 Crude Oil On Prolonged Losing Skid

American Petroleum Institute (API) reported that U.S. markets continue to remain oversupplied though crude inventories slipped by 840,000 barrels in the week up to 14 April to 531.6 million barrels. However, Saudi production rose to 10 million bpd in February, up from 9.75 million bpd the previous month, the Jodi data showed, as domestic refiners processed more crude oil .

Author: 0 Crude oil prices flat to start Monday, after rough overnight patch

Citigroup Inc. says output cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will be able to offset the response from American producers to higher prices. Investors are also pouring money into the industry, suggesting US output gains will continue. On Monday, shortly before the Nymex settlement, a monthly report from the Energy Information Administration forecast a rise of 124,000 barrels a day in May to 5.193 million barrels a day for crude-oil production in seven major US shale-oil ...

Finance US Home Sales Shoot Up to 10-Year High
Author: 0 US Home Sales Shoot Up to 10-Year High

This was the fastest sales rate since February 2007. In March, the median existing-home price rose 6.8% year-on-year to $236,400. Total housing inventory at the end of last month increased 5.8 percent to 1.83 million, but it was still 6.6 percent lower than a year ago, and has fallen for 22 straight months.

Finance Women's clothing retailer Bebe closing all of its stores, including the Summit
Author: 0 Women's clothing retailer Bebe closing all of its stores, including the Summit

Bebe is among the retailers singled out this month by S&P Global Market Intelligence as one of the most likely to suffer a default or liquidity event. The company had anticipated closing up to 25 stores in 2017. Bebe was founded in 1976. Bebe's fortunes seemed to revive somewhat later that year after naming retail veteran and Jackson Hole Group founder Jim Wigget as CEO, but the company struggled to gain traction, and Wigget stepped down early last year.

Finance Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform
Author: 0 Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

SIEGEL: Now, along with Buy American, the president campaigned on a platform of Hire American, and he's calling for a closer look at some guest worker programs that critics complain displace American workers. The H-1B visa is a good thing in many cases. Less than a week after the application period opened for 2017 H-1B visas, the annual cap was reached from a pool of 199,000 applications, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said earlier this month.

Author: 0 Oil well in Alaska shut down after oil spill - still spewing gas

In 2010, a BP well became the site of the worst offshore oil spill in US history. BP spokesman Brett Clanton said the "unified command" of agencies had "killed the well" Sunday night. In 2010, a BP-operated drilling rig called Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 people and spilling almost five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, making it the largest oil spill in USA federal waters.

Author: 0 Analyst Price Targets On NMC Health (LON:NMC)

MSA's profit will be $18.68M for 34.26 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. The Company operates through two segments: healthcare and distribution & services. The company has market cap of 726.30 million GBP. The Firm has four divisions: UK Car Insurance, International Car Insurance, Price Comparison and Other.

Finance North Korea condemns USS Carl Vinson deployment
Author: 0 North Korea condemns USS Carl Vinson deployment

As tensions mounted between the United States and North Korea, U.S. Pacific Command and members of the Trump administration said that the USS Carl Vinson would head north for the Western Pacific from Singapore , instead of Australia as previously planned.

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge Centenary: Trudeau, Hollande Honour Those Who Fought WWI Battle

Among the guests was the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry who laid the final pair of thousands of boots left at the monument to symbolise the 3,598 Canadians killed in the major operation. "The importance given to the Battle of Vimy is a post-war mythological construction", he said , an "invention" dating back only to 1967, the year of Canada's centennial and the battle's 50 anniversary.

Finance GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized
Author: 0 GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

Here, the president of the republic is playing with fire. They are armed government supporters who are frequently accused of involvement in confrontations during protests. In February, Lopez's wife went to the White House with Florida Senator Marco Rubio. In addition, a demonstration took place at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington .

Finance 10 killed as truck rams into shops in Andhra
Author: 0 10 killed as truck rams into shops in Andhra

More than 20 peoples were killed and several others were injured when a lorry crashed into Yerpedu market area near Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. He spoke to the Tirupati Superintendent of Police and instructed that those injured be extended the necessary medical treatment, an official said. The death toll is likely to go up since the high tension wire snapped and dropped on the road, the sources said.

Author: 0 ELECTION 2017: What's up with BC Hydro rates?

Michael de Jong, the finance minister in Clark's government, held a news conference where he said the Liberals' analysis of the NDP platform reveals $6.5 billion in costs that the party has not accounted for because of what he called costing errors and a failure to account for interest costs on increased spending.

Finance Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone
Author: 0 Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone

Unilever's share price has slipped marginally lower in London this morning, having lost 0.32 percent to 3,937.50p as of 08:12 BST, underperforming the broader United Kingdom market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index having climbed into positive territory and now standing 0.16 percent higher at 7,130.03 points.

Author: 0 Americans prefer United Airlines over President Trump

Despite reports that say more flights are on time and that airlines are losing fewer bags, the incident fueled the perception that flying has become a nightmare and that air travel has become something travelers endure rather than enjoy. "That was probably the last thing I do before I resigned". Emirates and its Gulf rivals have faced stiff resistance from big USA airlines and their labour unions, who accuse the Middle East-based carriers of being unfairly subsidised by their governments.

Finance Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem
Author: 0 Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

We have also determined that only a very small percentage of gears in vehicles built during this period were manufactured improperly. Tesla is recalling 53,000 cars to address a manufacturing defect that could prevent parking brakes from releasing, the company said Thursday.

Finance In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party
Author: 0 In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

People queue outside the High Electoral Board in Ankara yesterday, in order to submit their personal appeal for annulment of the referendum as Turkish policemen stand guard at the entrance. Supporters of the "no" vote, (Hayir in Turkish) chant slogans during a protest against the referendum outcome, in Istanbul , Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Finance Pence in Indonesia With Trade on Agenda
Author: 0 Pence in Indonesia With Trade on Agenda

Indonesia is on Trump's trade hit list of nations that he considers the U.S.is losing out to in trade, and US company Freeport-McMoran Inc., which operates the world's largest copper mine in the Indonesian province of Papua, is in a protracted dispute with the Indonesian government.

Author: 0 Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

Verizon shares are down 6% over the last 12 months, a period in which rival AT&T has gained 3.4% and T-Mobile has soared 63%. Total operating revenue fell to $29.81 billion from $32.17 billion a year earlier. Verizon's churn increased from 1.03 to 1.15 percent of all customers in the first quarter, a strong sign that the race-to-the-bottom between the carriers is starting to see results.

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry were given a guided tour of the trenches in northern France, where Canadian troops, under British command, fought the German military. From the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, 47 soldiers were killed and 151 wounded in the assault. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country "was born here" as he led commemorations in France on Sunday for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge .

Finance U.S. transportation sector adds another 3500 jobs in March
Author: 0 U.S. transportation sector adds another 3500 jobs in March

In February, private-sector employment increased by 7,000 jobs to 3,239,900, while public sector payrolls increased by 4,400 jobs to 717,800, according to the statement. And a snowstorm that slammed into the Midwest and East Coast in mid-March likely further curtailed job growth, says economist Jim O'Sullivan of High Frequency Economics.