President for life? Putin's options when his term ends in 2024

21 Mar, 2018

He won 53 percent of the vote in the 2000 presidential election , 71 percent in 2004 and 64 percent in 2012. "And this is the only way I can be honest to myself", she told the Press Association. "People went to polls in festive moods and brought kids along - like in the old days" in the Soviet era, wrote Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper. There were also rumors that employees of state-funded organizations got oral orders to take part in the vote or face retaliation.

Uber's self-driving car fatality: What you need to know

21 Mar, 2018

An Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode in Tempe , Ariz., struck and killed a pedestrian crossing the street Sunday night.Local police said the vehicle, which had a human operator behind the. Uber's self-driving vehicles have been on testing for many months in Phoenix, San Francisco , Pittsburgh, and Toronto. "We're fully cooperating with local authorities".

Dominion Energy Midstream Partners (NYSE:DM) Rating Reiterated by UBS

20 Mar, 2018

State Street Corp who had been investing in Store Capital Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.74B market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $11.05. If investors are looking for a solid dividend stock with upside potential, China Telecom Corporation Limited (:CHA) could be one that ticks all the boxes.

Firm linked to Uhuru's campaign suspended

18 Mar, 2018

A whistleblower is claiming that the exploitation of Facebook accounts by Donald Trump's campaign data firm, Cambridge Analytics, is 185 times larger than the company revealed on Friday night. The social media company also insists that this did not constitute a data breach, as users technically consented - via their privacy settings - to allow Cambridge Analytica to harvest their data.

Broadcom Withdraws Its Bid To Acquire Qualcomm

18 Mar, 2018

Proxy advisory firm ISS on Wednesday recommended to Qualcomm shareholders that they vote for Broadcom's four nominees on Qualcomm's 11-person board, even though their nominations have been withdrawn, as a form of protest. Congressional lawmakers had asked the Treasury Department to have the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)-which reviews that national security implications of deals in which a foreign company bids to buy a USA firm to consider national security ...

Toys 'R' Us to wind up all its stores in US

17 Mar, 2018

We're putting a "For Sale" sign on everything. "I am very disappointed with the result, but we no longer have the financial support to continue the company's USA operations", Brandon said in a statement on Thursday. Previous year toymakers Mattel and Hasbro each sold about $1 billion worth of their toys at Walmart, more than twice as much as what they sold through Toys "R" Us.

The Barclays Cuts Spire Healthcare Group (SPI) Price Target to GBX 255

17 Mar, 2018

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC had 388 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They issued a hold rating and a GBX 330 ($4.56) price objective on the stock. Shares for $120,790 were sold by Long Letitia A. $2.25M worth of The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) shares were sold by O'Brien Anthony F. $2.80M worth of The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) shares were sold by Lawrence Taylor W.

Streaming Wars Report: Amazon Still Plays Second-Fiddle to Netflix

17 Mar, 2018

Crunching the numbers indicates that it cost Amazon just $63 per new Prime subscriber as a result of one original series. By this token, The Grand Tour converted 1.5 million Prime subscribers, according to Amazon . Second, Reuters says those documents don't show how Inc . If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, have you watched any of Prime Video's original movies or TV shows? Netflix , one of Amazon's key competitors, boasts around 54 million domestic (U.S.) ...

HSBC has 59 pct gender pay gap, biggest among British banks

16 Mar, 2018

HSBC said it had increased the proportion of senior posts held by women to almost 27 per cent a year ago from 22 per cent in 2012, but added: "We recognise that there is more work to do to address our gender balance at senior levels". In common with other banks, HSBC's pay gap was largely accounted for by the bank having fewer women in senior roles. It has also expanded opportunities for mentoring for women in well-paid global banking and markets roles and said it was encouraging flexible ...

Sonia hosts dinner for opposition parties

15 Mar, 2018

The congress leaders who attended the meeting include former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh , opposition leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and another senior leader Randeep Singh Surjewala. Party leaders are divided over the call to contest alone but are confident that the results will not deter a SP-BSP-Congress alliance in 2019. KCR got support from various parties in first place, and he is set to meet leaders of regional parties and bureaucrats after the ongoing budget session in ...

Fitbit launches smartwatch Fitbit Versa

15 Mar, 2018

It's more suitable smartwatch for everyone. Fitbit's own Ionic is thus priced while the king of the lot, the Apple Watch starts at $349. Parents can use the Fitbit family account to control and monitor who the kids connect with the Fitbit app, along with other features of the Ace band.

Melrose Raises Offer for GKN to $11.2 Billion to Sway Investors

14 Mar, 2018

Melrose told the stock exchange that it believed the Dana transaction was prejudicial to GKN's UK shareholders and was also a bad deal for other stakeholders "including UK PLC". It added, "Since we announced our intention to separate our [aviation and automotive] businesses, we have received a number of approaches for GKN Aerospace at values significantly above what we believe is reflected in GKN's share price today".

Cartoonist Trumps MSM on North Korea Reportage

13 Mar, 2018

Tillerson said several steps would be necessary to agree the location and scope of the talks. "[The government] will deploy all possible means to respond to USA steel tariffs measures and make an all-out effort", he added, without elaborating.

ACC tournament championship at a glance: North Carolina vs

11 Mar, 2018

I think we have a chance to do well in the tournament. Here's the way the five experts now list their NCAA Tournament bubbles, along with some statistical information about Syracuse and its competition. They eliminated Syracuse and knocked off Miami. Using advanced metrics, which the selection committee will consider, the Orange don't stack up quite as well.

Gold steadies ahead of European Central Bank meet

11 Mar, 2018

Southern European debt, also sensitive to changes in ECB monetary policy, saw a strong rally, benefiting from Draghi's dovish line. There are no changes compared to November, when it was made a decision to reduce asset-buying program in half and lengn it until September.

Waymo to Pilot Autonomous Big Rigs in Atlanta

10 Mar, 2018

Even though most of those miles were for passenger vehicles, the firm says almost a decade of experience gives it a head start in trucking. Atlanta is one of the biggest logistics hubs in the country, making it a natural home for Google's logistical operations and the ideal environment for our next phase of testing Waymo's self-driving trucks.

Hiring surge adds 313K jobs in February, most since July 2016

10 Mar, 2018

Last month's expected moderation is seen lowering the year-on-year increase in average hourly earnings to 2.8 percent from 2.9 percent in January, the largest rise since June 2009. The 313,000 jobs that the nation added in February are far more than are needed to keep up with population growth and continue a surprising burst of job creation to start the year.

Boy runs to school in rain after getting kicked off bus

09 Mar, 2018

According to the father, he has observed that such punishment managed to "improve his child's behavior" while 'teachers have approved of his behavior this week'. Thornhill said he loves his two children very much. "I can't lock them in my safe life I can guns; I can control guns easily forever". While trying to teach his child right from wrong, Thornhill also acknowledged the novelty of his correction.

The American Midstream Partners (AMID) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at ValuEngine

08 Mar, 2018

Arclight Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Enable Midstream Partners Lp (ENBL) by 0.06% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 15 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Morgan Stanley.

Coca Cola breaks 130-year-old tradition with first alcoholic drink

08 Mar, 2018

The Matthews International Capital Management Llc holds 41,400 shares with $3.82 million value, up from 31,100 last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 65.13% of the company's stock. Dowling & Yahnke Llc invested in 0.02% or 5,118 shares. Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price has 162,442 shares. Aull & Monroe Investment Management Corp's holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $1,478,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Qualcomm deal delay hints at new tech nationalism

07 Mar, 2018

The CFIUS is comprised of officials from multiple cabinet agencies and is tasked with investigating potential national security threats from foreign business deals in the U.S. because of the importance of semiconductors to the USA government and China's role in the proposed acquisition. Typically, CFIUS does its review once a transaction has been completed.

Periyar statue vandalised in Vellore, 2 arrested

07 Mar, 2018

As soon as the DMK opposed the comment, H Raja distanced himself from the Facebook post and said that the page was maintained by various administrators. "Who is Lenin and what is the connection between Lenin and India?" BJP national secretary H Raja responded to the outrage that followed with a Facebook post this morning: "Who is Lenin and what is the connection between Lenin and India?" Lenin's statue was destroyed in Tripura.

Notre Dame launches Amazon Alexa news channel

07 Mar, 2018

The report says that Amazon representatives told Nest that the decision "came from the top", which implies this goes all the way up to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, though no report has concluded that with any certainty. With Alexa, Echo users can ask to play music, hear the news, check weather, control smart home devices and more. Do you think Amazon is playing fair by throwing out Google's Nest products in favour of its own? Nest, for its part, was acquired by Google in 2014 for $3.2 billion ...

Japan Feb services PMI eases as new order growth slows

06 Mar, 2018

Employment growth accelerated to a five-month high in February, driven by stronger than-expected sales growth and subsequent efforts to expand business capacity. In February, manufacturers also faced accelerating inflation, pushing overall input prices to rise at their quickest pace in three and a half years.

U.S. indices end lower to end multi-month win streak

06 Mar, 2018

One report showed that inflation remains below the Fed's preferred target of 2 percent, but economists said that the advance for inflation in recent months has been enough to keep the Fed on track to continue raising interest rates. The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks fell 5.06, or 0.3 percent, to 1,507.39. ENERGY: Oil prices rebounded. The two-year yield slipped to 2.23 percent from 2.26 percent, and the 30-year yield dropped to 3.11 percent from 3.13 percent.

Italy's anti-immigrant League hails unprecedented results in elections

06 Mar, 2018

Claudio Borghi, the League's economics chief, on Monday suggested that, with Berlusconi on course to lose the leadership of the center right for the first time since he entered politics in 1994, a center-right headed by League leader Matteo Salvini could find a modus vivendi with 5-Star.

Chile's 'A Fantastic Woman' wins Oscar for best foreign film

05 Mar, 2018

March 5, 2018: A Latin American film in Spanish last night won an Oscar Award at the Academy Awards 2018, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The film won the coveted Best Foreign Language Film award at the Oscars. The Upcoming was delighted to interview writer-director Sebastián Lelio about A Fantastic Woman . "I think no one in this world hasn't gone through a transition in their lives, if only from being a baby to a grown-up", Vega said a year ago at the Berlin film festival, where the film ...

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from the BNP Paribas Open and the Miami Open

05 Mar, 2018

Nadal is the second high-profile player in as many days to withdraw from the tournaments as former world No 3 Stan Wawrinka said his recovery from a persistent knee injury would keep him from competing at both events. 1, 2017. "Unfortunately I need to announce that I won't be able to play in Indian Wells and Miami ", Wawrinka said in a statement. Wawrinka is one of the strongest players on clay and reached the final of the French Open previous year after winning the title in 2015.

Barnaby Joyce declares 'anything that's personal in nature is nobody else's business'

05 Mar, 2018

Asked if Mr Joyce was derailing the government's agenda, Mr Turnbull replied: "The only rail that we're focused on today is the north-south rail link. The Daily Telegraph reports Mr Joyce declined to participate in an interview prior to the story's publication. At a press conference today, Mr Joyce told reporters asking about his the weekend's reports that it was " nobody's business but mine and Vikki's ".

Most gun stores don't plan to limit or stop sales

04 Mar, 2018

Retail heavyweights Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods have taken steps to restrict gun sales. J.C. Penney said that it has eliminated about 360 jobs at its headquarters and at stores throughout the country. "Our heritage as a company has always been in serving sportsmen and hunters, and we will continue to do so in a responsible way", Walmart said. The industry is highly fragmented and made up mostly of small, independent businesses - about 6,500 of them.

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