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Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure


A count released by the authorities listed 49 injured people and seven detained in the protests. In it, Temer is heard authorizing Bautista to pay millions in hush money to a convicted former politician who was aware of the prevalence of bribery and corruption in the highest levels of Brazilian government. Read More »

China ready to boost financial cooperation with Belt and Road participants


On the eve of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) forum, India issued a statement saying it can not "accept a project that ignores its core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity". "Today any signals that would give hope for stability are in demand". The port is now under the management of Chinese Overseas Port Holdings Ltd. Britain, France and Germany were represented by finance or trade officials. Read More »

Supreme Court Strikes down N. Carolina's Racial Gerrymander

Even as the justices debated the North Carolina and Virginia maps in December, another case from Wisconsin was moving their way that could give them a chance to rule on partisan , rather than racial, gerrymandering. Justice Gorsuch was not involved in this case. This is a standard practice of gerrymandering that confines the influence of minorities to designated "minority majority" districts and decreases their impact in whiter, more Republican areas. Read More »

PM Modi on a two-day Gujarat visit from Monday


Please Wait while comments are loading. The Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani, the Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Nitinbhai Patel and other dignitaries are also seen. "The fiscal deficit, balance of payments deficit and inflation have all come down while the GDP growth rate, foreign exchange reserves and public capital investments have increased", Modi said while inaugurating the 52nd annual meeting of the African Development Bank here. Read More »

Can Nick Martinez Help Win 10th Straight Game?

By the sixth it was clear the rising pitch count was starting to wear on him, with a home run to Jonathan Lucroy and a hit-by-pitch to Rougned Odor. After Bartolo Colon allowed two runs, one earned, in 4 1-3 innings, five relievers combined for 4 2-3 hitless innings. "Adrian had a really nice day", manager Jeff Banister said. Read More »

SBI Q4 net doubles to Rs 2815cr


The bank's provisions for bad loans and contingencies increased to Rs 6,209.58 crore during the March quarter from Rs 4,450.15 crore a year earlier. State Bank of India (SBI), the nation's top lender by assets, reported a more than doubling of its fourth-quarter net profit as expected, while its bad loan ratio narrowed on a quarter-on-quarter basis. Read More »

Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit


Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said Wednesday that if Trump did indeed ask former FBI Director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, then that would constitute grounds for impeachment, according tothe Hill's Cristina Marcos . Read More »

BHP Billiton CEO meets with shareholder Elliott


Perhaps the greatest effort by Elliott Management has been wanting for BHP to spin off or unload its US oil and gas assets and to increase its returns to shareholders. "It nearly forces BHP to directly address them on this". "We will review the materials in full and formally respond as appropriate", BHP said in a statement, adding that chief executive Andrew Mackenzie will update shareholders on its plans to significantly grow long term shareholder value. Read More »

In America's largest oilfield, whir of activity confounds OPEC


US crude stockpiles likely rose by 882,000 barrels in the week ended May 12, according to industry group American Petroleum Institute. Forecasters had expected another draw in U.S. "If you do get prices in the mid-to-upper US$50s all that's going to do is encourage a lot of production in the U.S.", said Nauman Barakat, head of the energy desk at ADM Investor Services in NY. Read More »

US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'


The Russian diplomat also took a hard line on the previous US administration's North Korea policies. US Vice-President Mike Pence , who has been visiting the region, warned the North not to test Washington and said the US "era of strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over. Read More »

Coroner: Teen had healthy heart before caffeine

The autopsy showed no "unfounded" or "undiagnosed heart condition", said Watts, who was careful not to call Davis' death a caffeine overdose. The coroner reports the teen drank a large caffeinated soda, a latte, and an energy drink in the two hours before his death. Read More »

Tesla starts selling solar roof


And in a move that echoes its insurance offerings for some Tesla vehicles, the company says Solar Roof comes with an impressive warranty. Thus they enable homeowners to harness energy from the sun all day without having to install any additional panels. Read More »

Oil rises on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut


Russian Federation and 10 other non-OPEC producers agreed to cut half as much. Cartel members have indicated an agreement to extend the cuts by another six months is likely. Demand for OPEC crude in 2016 now stands at 31.8 mb/d, which is 2.0 mb/d higher than in the previous year. Turkmenistan is a small producer, pumping about 250,000 bpd. Read More »

Karnan seeks SC reprieve, stays clear of police radar


Justice Karnan said the allegations contained in the said letter are against the Judges named therein and not against any court - neither the high court of Madras nor the Supreme Court. The plea for the stay of the sentence till the review plea is decided can only be considered by the seven judge bench of Chief Justice Khehar, Justice Dipak Misra, Justice J. Read More »

Higher consumer spending helps boost German economy


In a report, Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland said that German GDP rose to a seasonally adjusted 0.6%, from 0.4% in the preceding quarter Confirmation of the quarterly growth rate for Q4 was at 0.4%. The positive development was boosted by higher investments and domestic consumption, as well as booming exports, it said. The increase, according to figures adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar variations, followed 0.4 percent growth in the last quarter of 2016. Read More »

Economy Watch: Economy Gains 211K Jobs in April


The jobs market added 533,000 new positions during the first three months of the year, in line with first quarters in 2016 and 2015. Health care and social assistance employment increased by 36,800 jobs. As more Americans find work and the labor market tightens, you can expect wages to rise because of the competition among employers to attract the remaining qualified job candidates. Read More »

Facebook Removes Accounts in Fight Against Fake News


The tech giant also took out large ads in British newspapers offering readers methods for identifying inaccurate stories. However critics have accused Facebook of placing the emphasis on users to spot and eradicate fake news and not tackling the issue itself. Read More »

'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

Along with Berkshire vice chairman Charlie Munger, Buffett roundly praised Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and bemoaned never owning a share of his company. He said some of Berkshire's industrial units saw upticks in business this year, as have credit card companies such as Visa Inc (V.N) and American Express Co (AXP.N), a longtime Berkshire investment. Read More »

At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"


He was silent the day after voting, leaving the field open to Le Pen who canvassed support in northern France where unemployment is high. Macron , who is often seen as the candidate of globalism and France's elite class, predictably scores 81 per cent of the vote from executives and those in academia. Read More »

Joshua changed boxing with Klitschko victory - Tyson


Joshua, 27, stopped Klitschko in the 11th round of last Sunday's (April 30) Wembley super-fight to add the vacant WBA and IBO titles to his IBF crown. "I had a fantastic experience in specifying this Range Rover, and the level of design detail in the finished vehicle is stunning, from the boxing glove emblems in the door handles to the custom storage unit for my training equipment". Read More »

Oil prices tank on investor fears over further OPEC cuts


Oil plunged to five-month lows on Thursday amid record trading volume in Brent crude, as OPEC and other producers appeared to rule out deeper supply cuts to reduce the world's persistent glut of crude. West Texas crude lost 4.9% to $45.48. The oil price surge saw U.S. shale production rekindled and output is up a massive 468,00 barrels a day to 9.239 million barrels a day. Read More »

Lawton believers celebrate National Day of Prayer


A nation and community facing challenges in government, business, churches, families, education and the military was the subject of prayer Thursday as Greencastle-Antrim added its petitions to a National Day of Prayer . Wallace Memorial Baptist Church is hosting a Prayer Luncheon from 11:30 12:45 p.m. Daniel 9:19 says, "O Lord, Listen!" We do not need to be spiritually asleep on this day, but alive and actively calling out to the Father for our nation. Read More »

Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) Shares Sold by Guggenheim Capital LLC


The stock has a market cap of $2.39 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.55 and a beta of 0.94. The Company owns apartment properties in geographic non-gateway markets. Moreover, Cornerstone Limited Liability Com has 0.09% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Among 3 analysts covering AZZ ( NYSE:AZZ ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Read More »

ADP Reports Solid Job Growth in April


The ADP National Employment Report , which is derived from ADP's actual payroll data, is produced by the ADP Research Institute in collaboration with Moody's Analytics. Only the information industry recorded a decline in employment. The leisure and hospitality industries added 35,000. Zandi went on to suggest the weak GDP figure from last Friday - eliciting much of the same worry the weak BLS jobs number did - has measurement issues that bias its figures lower, not accounting for ... Read More »

At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

At the 100-day mark, polls show that Trump's supporters during the campaign remain largely in his corner. Donald Trump at a celebration rally. The goal is to determine whether America is being treated fairly by its trading partners and the 164-nation World Trade Organization. Read More »

Kelly Ripa teases 'big announcement' for Monday's show

Ripa took to Twitter on Sunday to tell her followers that she would reveal her new co-host during Monday's show. "Apologies have been made, and the best thing to come out of all of this is that our parent company has assured me that " Live " is a priority", Ripa said. Read More »