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UN expert welcomes US deal to resettle Australia's refugees

A USA agreement to resettle an unspecified number of refugees would be a "great achievement" if it emptied Australia-run Pacific island camps where asylum seekers were mistreated, a United Nations expert on migrants' rights said Friday. He said the t...

Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon

Tiffany & Co's flagship Fifth Avenue store near Trump Tower in New York City is not canceling it's iconic holiday display, after reports mistakenly said the light show was canceled due to new security protocols. Officials said a NYPD presence wil...

Mexico central bank hikes rate after Trump win, peso still weakens

The Bank of Mexico is expected to raise rates by 50 basis points from 4.75% to 5.25%. In its policy statement, the bank acknowledged the uncertainty over Mr. The central bank insisted the country's banks were well capitalized, but that the govern...

State workers rally against contract impasse

AFSCME - the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - and the state of IL have not met to negotiate a long expired labor contract since January. IL state workers already are the highest-paid state workers in the nation when adju...

No plans to launch Rs 1000 notes for now: Jaitley

He said: "ATMs could not have been calibrated (before the announcement) because of secrecy issue". One of the primary bottlenecks is that the new Rs 2,000 note has a new size, weight and design - which the ATMs are not programmed to dispense.

Trump now praises Electoral College, says he could have won popular vote

Since we don't have to deliver vote counts by horseback anymore, the Electoral College has outlived its relevance. I immediately got up the next morning guessing who probably won the election and, sure enough, I was correct in my original assum...

Indelible ink to be used to tackle multiple transactions by "unscrupulous" persons

Bhattacharya said that ATMs were running out of cash faster than expected because there was only a certain amount of space available for Rs 100 notes and the machines could not hold the new Rs 2,000 note due to their new dimensions, ANI reported on...

German economy slows in third quarter 15.11.2016

In the United Kingdom, inflation as measured by the consumer prices index ( CPI ) rose by 0.9% in the year to October, compared to a 1.0% rise in the year to September, according to Britain's Office for National Statistics ( ONS ). "Positive impulses...

Change.org Petition Asks Electoral College to Make Hillary Clinton President

And what are the chances of the Electoral College not declaring Trump president? There have been many , many mentions of president-elect in many other realms of the sports world. Bonnie J. Toomey teaches at Plymouth State University, writes ...

First Chinese trade convoy arrives at Gwadar port in Pakistan

The Dawn quoted its representatives, as saying that the elements opposing the CPEC were not well-wishers of the people of Gwadar. The statement reiterated that the Gwadar Port is rich of new possibilities not only for Pakistan and China b...

Actress Rekha Mohan found dead in her Thrissur flat

Viyyur police have also said to have registered a case and her body has reportedly been kept in Thrissur Medical College for a post mortem. Rekha was known for her performances in projects like Udyanapalakan and Yathramozhi, to name a few.

Zuckerberg defends Facebook over Trump

San Francisco - Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect Donald Trump. The social network found that while people may have a lot of friend...

Indian banks call in police as people rush to ditch old banknotes

People jostled to get lower denominations or new currency notes as a sweeping cash crunch caused all round chaos and inconveniences to buy even simple daily essentials. Naresh Kadam, an executive working in a pharmaceutical company, stood in queue at...

American Apparel's U.K. Arm Calls in the Administrators

The Los-Angeles based company is in the process of selling its brand and USA business, however the United Kingdom and other European operations are not part of the sale so are therefore likely to be wound down. The UK business has experienced similar...

Westbrook gets 35, leads unbeaten Thunder past Clips 85-83

The build up ahead of this clash has been exclusively about the head-to-head showdown between former teammates Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant who will face-off for the first time since the split from OKC. "I've got nothing but love for ever...

General Motors Oct. US sales fall as auto boom slows

Autodata estimated that electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors' sales rose 86.4% to 4,100 units in October. Its average sales price of $43,988 was a record for October. - Nissan Motor Co.'s sales fell 2.2 percent to 113,520. Ford Motor Co. said its ...

The Hartford beats 3Q profit forecasts

The stock revealed the change of -0.08% with down momentum. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.90 EPS. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. experienced its Day High at -11.59%, with its Day Low of...

Pokemon Go boost limited as Nintendo cuts profit forecast

The income overseas was reduced due to a stronger yen, and the quarterly results for the company's profits that came out this week show a weakening of Nintendo's video game sales. The " Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017" will happen in Tokyo , ...

England recall Tom Wood for autumn internationals

The 29-year-old's worldwide career appeared to be over after revealing in January that Jones had told him he was "distinctly average" and lacked the world-class work-rate demanded of a six. The uncapped half-dozen are prop Kyle Sinckler, backrower Na...

Twitter planning hundreds more job cuts as soon as this week

Incidentally, it's reporting earnings at 4AM PST instead of the usual 1PM PST most West Coast companies go with. Following two previous quarters of sluggish user growth, the company's board made the decision to evaluate formal takeover bids, ...

Early voting starts today

And early voting will be held at seven locations , a first for a presidential election, as well as an eighth location on the final day. There are 46 early voting locations . Multiple polling locations will be used in Boston during the early ...

US Election 2016: Barack Obama calls Donald Trump's election win remark 'dangerous'

Mr Trump has been heavily criticised by many in his own party by suggesting he might not accept the election result. This week the businessman and former reality TV star has revved up his argument that this year's election is "rigged" and the resul...

Social Security: Higher Income Americans To Pay More, Benefit Barely Increases03:40

Because the complex formulas that factor the increase to Social Security into Medicare, almost 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries could see an increase in their Part B premiums in 2017. The Social Security Administration uses the broad CPI inflatio...

What do Analysts suggest for: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

The company posted EPS of $N/A for the same quarter previous year. The total volume of 2.01 Million shares held in the session, while on average its shares change hands 3588.47 shares. Mizuho reissued an underperform rating on shares of Valeant Pharm...

US internet repeatedly disrupted by cyberattacks on key firm

According to Time, Homeland Security had issued a warning on October 14 that hackers were using a powerful new approach to launch these cyber attacks. The outages were caused by what's called a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS), which ov...

US Bancorp reports higher net for quarter, year

This means 63% are positive. The high end target price has shares touching $3 and the low end target estimate has the stock moving to $0.9 within the year. Welch And Forbes Ltd Liability Corporation, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 341,618 shares...

Morgan Stanley's earnings jump, helped by trading

Sandler O'Neill issued their verdict on Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) recently. The stock has added about 15.4% since it reported its last earnings. And roundups of analyst notes show that 10 are rating the stock a buy while 4 rate MS a strong buy.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 224K Jeeps; air bags may not work

The recall includes 2016 and 2017 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured between June 16, 2015, to August 14, 2016. If this happens, neither of the frontal airbags nor seat-belt pretensioners will deploy, increasing the risk of an injury. Fiat Chrysle...

UN Security Council condemns failed North Korea missile launch

The UN body said it is closely monitoring the situation to check for further provocation. North Korea successfully launched a Musudan missile earlier this year that reached an altitude of about 620 miles before crashing into the sea. "That is why...

French court rejects bid to halt Calais 'Jungle' camp demolition

Sadly, even more children are not able to legally move to Britain , and have been abandoned to the squalor of the camp, soon to be demolished, with nowhere to go. Yet materials distributed by charities who have urged the government to take in more m...

Netflix soars on subscriber growth

One Wall Street concern going into Netflix's earnings was its United States price hike, termed "un-grandfathering", which started in May and continued to roll out this quarter. The Business Insider reports that Netflix's earning per share at ...

United States import prices increase on gains in petroleum, capital goods costs

Washington, DC, October 14, 2016-The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0 .3% in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. But overall inflation appears to be limited, as has been the case for several years. On the other hand,...

UK lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit talks

Access to the Single Market, on negotiated terms, is a different matter entirely and that is the goal that should occupy MPs as they debate the government's approach. "The idea that Parliament somehow wasn't going to be able to discuss, debate, ques...

Verizon closing call centers 5 states, including New York

The states affected also include Verizon's home state of NY, where the impending loss of hundreds of jobs prompted the governor's office to label the company's move as "corporate abuse". It is the only Verizon call center in the state. The closures...

Athletes to Trump: That's not how our locker room talks

They aren't sexual predators, rapists, or adulterers. Trump apologized again for his remarks on Sunday during the town hall debate, but repeatedly downplayed the situation's severity after moderator Anderson Cooper suggested he bragged about sexu...

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Puerto Rico Governor Announces $70 Billion Debt Restructuring Plan

He noted that unlike a regular bankruptcy on the USA mainland, a judge can not unilaterally seize any of Puerto Rico's assets without prior authorization from the federal control...

Need to choke financial resources of Naxal groups: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister also wanted special action plans through the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) to increase connectivity across the entire extremist-affected areas. the Cen...

Mike Tyson is full of praise for Anthony Joshua

Right before last Saturday's epic fight, Joshua was presented with a bespoke Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic, a £150,000 (N61m) auto that would naturally command respect anyti...

Italy gets Google to pay $335 million in tax arrears

In 2015, the last year for which accounts are available, Google Ireland generated sales to the value of €22.6bn - about a third of its total income that year - but only paid €48m i...

National Day of Prayer is Thursday

Signed into law by President Harry S. Truman, this national call to pray for America takes place on the first Thursday of each May. In 1988, the law was amended so that the Nati...

Physicians Realty Trust Setting The Table For Earnings

Among 10 analysts covering MercadoLibre ( NASDAQ:MELI ), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Institutional investors now hold around $2.62 billion or 67.5% in QTS stock. The d...

Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna

After the merger was first blocked, Cigna filed a lawsuit against Anthem seeking at least $14 billion in damages, which is a lot more than the $1.85 billion contractual breakup...

Here's How Trump's New Tax Plan Could Affect Your Wallet

They must be deeply embarrassed at now having to pretend that two plus two equals seven. Overall it's not even likely that this plan will pass , but if the proposed changes c...

Fiat Chrysler profit up more than a third as Europe improves

On 12/29/2015 announced a special dividend of $0.01 with an ex dividend date of 1/4/2016 which will be payable on 1/5/2016. Fiat Chrysler's earnings increased to €0.43 (46 cents)...

AT&T (T) bleeds customers in disappointing Q1 >>> READ MORE

And T-Mobile did not provide a forward looking statement on Net income, which is normal for T-Mobile. ARPU represents unit service revenues of wireless carriers such as Sprint, Ver...

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BOJ Rate Decision: Monetary Policy Left Unchanged Amid Higher Growth Outlook

BOJ Rate Decision: Monetary Policy Left Unchanged Amid Higher Growth Outlook

The Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda believes that the Bank of Japan needs to continue the accommodative policy, and asset purchases since the inflation rates are quite sluggish. At the t...

Watch List: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)

Watch List: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)

Price changes in a company's bonds in credit markets sometimes anticipate parallel changes in its share price. Jefferies Group LLC's price objective suggests a potential upside of ...

Twitter reports $A81m Q1 loss

As for the profit result, Twitter cut its GAAP expenses by 10% on a year-over-year basis and saw its net loss decrease 23% from a year earlier. Twitter Inc reported a 6% incr...

Why to Keeping Eye on Aetna Inc. (AET), Honeywell International Inc. (HON)?

Why to Keeping Eye on Aetna Inc. (AET), Honeywell International Inc. (HON)?

Most recently on 2/23/11 the stock of Honeywell International Inc. Institutional investors own 76.17% of the company's stock. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in Honeywell I...

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

Christian Dior Couture is now considered an independent affiliate of LVMH despite having the same controlling shareholder. - Christian Dior's shares were up 12 percent at 25...