• BHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name
BHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name

Among their demands, Elliott Management wants to see BHP end their dual-listing, spin off oil and gas assets in the US and increase returns to shareholders. Our Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie looks forward to briefing shareholders today on our exciting plans for the future in his update on our roadmap to significantly grow long term sha...

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  • UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

A commitment to give Parliament a veto on the final Brexit deal. Theresa May's Conservative Party is heading for a landslide win in Britain's June 8 election, according to a survey of different forecasting methods. Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of "pandering" to Donald Trump and warned she could embroil the United Kingdom military in Syr...

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  • Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO
Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO

It's not unusual for tech startups to post many years of losses as they build market share and recoup their initial investments. Its stock has dropped significantly as a result, and it is down more than 22 percent in after-hours trading.

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  • Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs
Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

The lead attorney for consumer plaintiffs, Elizabeth Cabraser, also welcomed the ruling from the California judge and said, "We believe the substantial compensation and steps to fix or remove polluting cars from the roads detailed in the settlements provide excellent value to consumers and hold Volkswagen to account".

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  • Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Tribune Media Company (TRCO)
Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Tribune Media Company (TRCO)

The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 18th. The target price for Tribune Media Company (TRCO) is $39.2/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.43/share for the current quarter.

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  • Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter
Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

Other lawyers have called last year's NTSB report on the crash a "whitewash" and a "quantum leap". The attorney general's office said it is reviewing the judge's order and there is an option to appeal the order. "I couldn't say with certainty that my memory is accurate", he told investigators in November. The other people killed included Justin Z...

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  • Shares in Kohl's Co. (KSS) Acquired by Accuvest Global Advisors
Shares in Kohl's Co. (KSS) Acquired by Accuvest Global Advisors

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS ) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.90. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 8 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 10 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating.

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  • Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape - but no Russia
Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape - but no Russia

But there were a couple of glitches in Firebrace's televised performance, notably a high note which he reached for but missed while performing his song, Don't Come Easy . You can't get more political than that, right?But surely Eurovision must be more than just politics - it is a singing competition, after all. Last year's stream was watched b...

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  • Hertz Misses in CEO's First Quarter Trying to Fix Business
Hertz Misses in CEO's First Quarter Trying to Fix Business

The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. They expect $-1 EPS, down 100% or $1 from last year's $n/a per share. ( HTZ ). (NYSE: HTZ ) now have an ABR of 3.00.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. Over the last five days, shares have managed 9.06% gains ...

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  • Indian equities close flat on mixed global cues, weak rupee
Indian equities close flat on mixed global cues, weak rupee

The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.03 per cent to end at 21,012.28 points and the S&P 500 gained 0.08 points, less than a hundredth of a per cent, to end at 2,399.37. On the other hand, the S&P BSE consumer durables index fell by 100.47 points, the banking index by 50.11 points and the healthcare index by 16.35 points.

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  • Collapse larger than thought at nuke waste site
Collapse larger than thought at nuke waste site

It said it had activated an emergency operation at the plant at 8:26 am, shortly after an alert was declared. By Tuesday afternoon, all employees near the site of the incident were released from their shelter-in-place order and told they could go home.

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  • Tunnel With Nuclear Waste Collapses In Washington State
Tunnel With Nuclear Waste Collapses In Washington State

There was speculation that road work near the tunnel caused it to collapse . No spent nuclear fuel is stored in the tunnel, and no further evacuations have been ordered for workers, nor have any warnings for civilians around the site been issued, she said.

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  • Rajnath calls for financial choking of Maoists
Rajnath calls for financial choking of Maoists

The meeting, sources said , discussed how the strategy could be recaliberated to make it more effective and to reduce casualties among security personnel. To prevent use of looted weapons and pilfered explosives by Maoists, forces were advised to have trackers in weapons and gear like bullet-proof jackets, biometrics in smart gun triggers and uniq...

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  • United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel
United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel

While he generally opposes regulating industries, Shuster said , Congress "will not hesitate to act" to ensure constituents are treated with the "respect they deserve". Both told the executives they need to improve or face action by Congress. Worldwide criticism of United began last month when a passenger, Dr. Dao, was recorded on video being dr...

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  • Quick Guide: How the French Presidential Election Works
Quick Guide: How the French Presidential Election Works

France's electoral commission has said any organizations that circulate information from the leaked messages may be committing a criminal offence. Clinton's rival, Donald Trump, won the election after information from Clinton's campaign was released just before the vote.

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  • Softwood lumber deal possible, but 'not there yet,' says Freeland
Softwood lumber deal possible, but 'not there yet,' says Freeland

Trudeau responded to the new softwood tariff Tuesday, saying that a "thickening" border would be detrimental to both the USA and Canada. The step escalates an economic battle among neighboring countries that normally have one of the friendliest worldwide relationships in the world.

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  • Survey says just 5 percent of economists believe Trump's big tax promise
Survey says just 5 percent of economists believe Trump's big tax promise

However, considering his 100-days in office is nearing, Trump is eager to put this plan to action. Trump and his family stand to benefit from elimination of this tax but you and I do not. On a policy level, even allowing for some stimulative effect of the tax plan on the economy, the plan can not be allowed to create big increases in the deficit ...

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  • The President Donald Trump Wants Corporate Tax Rate of 15%
The President Donald Trump Wants Corporate Tax Rate of 15%

The federal government has not raised the excise tax on diesel and gasoline since 1993. The reduction in the corporate rate, which budget experts said could, cost the government as much as $2.4 trillion over a 10-year period is larger than what Republicans in the House proposed in the plan of their own.

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  • Passenger 'squashed' on 14-hour flight sues American Airlines
Passenger 'squashed' on 14-hour flight sues American Airlines

He is suing the airline because he says he asked cabin crew several times to be moved to another seat, but was denied. According to the court documents, Taylor says that the bodies of the passengers next to him " spilt over and encroached " into his seat and had to "stand up, crouch, kneel, and lean forward" during his 14 hour flight.

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  • China's homegrown C919 passenger jet completes maiden flight
China's homegrown C919 passenger jet completes maiden flight

Comac said it has already received orders for 570 planes from around 23 customers, mostly Chinese carriers, including the country's main China Eastern Airlines. The "C" in the aircraft's name stands for both China and COMAC, while 9 symbolises "forever" in Chinese culture and 19 represents the maximum 190 seats capacity.

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  • AAP govt removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts 2 new faces
AAP govt removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts 2 new faces

Mishra tweeted close to midnight alleging that Kejriwal was calling up MLAs to plot against him before his press conference tomorrow. "Arvind Kejriwal is directly calling up many AAP leaders and legislators. Delhi's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that Kapil Mishra was removed from his post as he failed to address complaints regarding wat...

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  • Get spending - hours left before £5 note goes out of circulation
Get spending - hours left before £5 note goes out of circulation

A new £10 polymer note is due to be introduced in September featuring 18th-century author Jane Austen to recognise her "universal appeal and enduring contribution to English literature". The Bank of England said 150 million of its paper £5 notes - the equivalent of about three for every adult in the United Kingdom - remain with the public.

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  • Demand for gold plunges after Trump win
Demand for gold plunges after Trump win

Total bar and coin demand in the Middle East surged about 48 per cent to 9.9 tonnes albeit from the low base of 6.7 tonnes, led by higher demand from Turkey. Demand firmed slightly in both the jewellery and technology sectors while investment in gold bars and coins grew by nine per cent at 289.8 tonnes. "Opportunistic purchasing by investors an...

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  • Macron honors man killed by French far-right
Macron honors man killed by French far-right

The violence erupted near Place de la Bastille in the French capital as the march led by three unions including France's biggest, the CGT, headed for another square nearby. Despite Ms Le Pen gaining a few points in the last few days, the polls still have Mr Macron trouncing her on Sunday after what looks set to become an increasingly tense and nast...

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  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Higher At Open
Sensex, Nifty Seen Higher At Open

Market observers said investors were cautious ahead of the outcome of the two-day US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meet, due later on Wednesday evening. Among the S&P BSE sectoral indices, healthcare fell 0.98 percent and oil & gas 0.67 percent, while realty rose 1.54 percent, IT 1.40 percent and teck 0.94 percent.

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  • Philippine Congress rejects appointee who ordered mines shut
Philippine Congress rejects appointee who ordered mines shut

She, however, clarified that quarrying will not be covered by the ban, as such method of extraction would be regulated, A quarry is an open-pit mine that produces building materials and dimension stones, such as granite, marble and limestone, among others.

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  • Infosys to hire 10000 United States workers, set up four innovation hubs
Infosys to hire 10000 United States workers, set up four innovation hubs

The four United States hubs Infosys plans would focus on technology and innovation, as well as serve clients in financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail and energy, the firm said . Tech industry sources told the news agency Reuters that Infosys was applying for just under 1,000 H-1B visas this year, down markedly from about 6,50...

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  • Murray Goulburn to close factories, axe jobs
Murray Goulburn to close factories, axe jobs

In April 2016, Murray Goulburn cut the price it paid suppliers by 20 percent in a move that angered farmers, who said the cut came so late in the season that they had little chance but to continue producing at a loss. Provided and maintained FMP forecasts despite knowing that these forecasts were overstated and unachievable in FY16 and that farmers...

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  • Linking Aadhaar with PAN needed to curb multiple PAN cards, SC told
Linking Aadhaar with PAN needed to curb multiple PAN cards, SC told

However, the court was hearing three petitions against Aadhaar on Tuesday, with the petitioners arguing that Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, which was introduced via this year's latest Budget and Finance Act, is unconstitutional. The Attorney General further argued that the Centre has saved Rs 50,000 crore on the benefits schemes for the poor ...

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  • Sainsbury relies on Argos lifeboat in turbulent waters
Sainsbury relies on Argos lifeboat in turbulent waters

The supermarket is accelerating plans to put 250 Argos Digital stores in its branches, it said on Wednesday. Sainsbury's has warned over a "challenging" market and price pressures as it posted a 8.2 per cent decline in annual profits. In oil markets, Brent crude prices slumped 1.5% to 50.36 United States dollars per barrel (£39.02), despite Ame...

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  • Dish reports 6 pct fall in quarterly profit
Dish reports 6 pct fall in quarterly profit

The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Macquarie Research. DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH ) reported revenue totaling $3.68 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2017, compared to $3.83 billion for the corresponding period in 2016.

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  • BHP Billiton puts USA shale gas assets back on the block
BHP Billiton puts USA shale gas assets back on the block

BHP Billiton Limited BHP measures an EPS growth for 2017 at a rate of 27.19% that consequently shows an EPS growth of -17.90% for the past five years, and an EPS growth of 5.30% for the following five years. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 9th. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. ...

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  • Man removed from flight for using bathroom before takeoff
Man removed from flight for using bathroom before takeoff

On Thursday, Hamilton told NBC News he knows he played a role in this. I tried to hold it the first time. Eventually, all of the passengers had to get off the plane - including Hamilton. At one point, he stood up from his seat and walked to the back of the plane, then asked a flight attendant if he could duck in and relieve himself, the Milwaukee...

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  • Trump to slap 20 per cent tariff on Canadian softwood lumber
Trump to slap 20 per cent tariff on Canadian softwood lumber

Canadian lumber companies criticized new tariffs on imports of softwood lumber to the USA, calling them unfair and unwarranted, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's administration vowed to fight back. "There's jobs on the line in Alberta communities", Mulligan said Tuesday in an interview with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM. The decision found "critical ...

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  • United passengers to be fully reimbursed
United passengers to be fully reimbursed

David Dao . "I tell you, I hear these stories over and over again at Newark International Airport about how bad united treats their customers", said Christie, a former federal prosecutor who previously headed President Donald Trump's transition team.

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