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Russian court bans Jehovah's Witnesses, rules group is extremist - agencies

Justice minister Svetlana Borisova said: "They represent a threat to the rights of people, public order and public safety". It was reported that the court declared the religious organisation an extremist group after the Russian government had...

Regulators sue Ocwen Financial, say it mishandled mortgages

Now the shares of Ocwen Financial Corp . The Bureau also claims that Ocwen failed to send borrowers accurate periodic statements detailing the amount due, how payments were applied, total payments received , and other information. TRADEMARK VIO...

Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal Vimy WWI battle

But the victory came at enormous human cost - by April 12, 3,598 Canadians had been killed and a further 7,000 injured. Servicemen wear poppies as they attend a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Cana...

EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Among other cuts, the budget would eliminate funding for the $300 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and cut funding for hazardous waste cleanup at Superfund sites by 30 percent. They're calling for additional resources and continued suppor...

Emirates to reduce flights on some United States routes

Emirates airline issued a statement explaining that demand has taken a steep dive in the past 3 months due to several factors, including actions taken by the USA government on the issuance of entry visas, the potential of tightened entry conditions o...

No Petrol & Diesel On Sundays

Though pumps will be shut as part of an agitation of petrol dealers across southern India, whose demand for a hike in margins is not being fulfilled by the Centre, Modi, in a recent Mann Ki Baat programme had appealed to people to conserve fuel to ...

Team orders may see Bottas playing second fiddle

During in-season testing on the same circuit Tuesday McLaren detected a water leak on the first lap and worked all day to fix it, completing only 17 laps and two timed runs. Mercedes chief Toto Wolff had initially suggested no decision would be taken...

United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

United employees had a passenger, Dr. David Dao, beaten and dragged off a flight in order to make room for stand-by employees on a route from Chicago to Louisville on April 9. "That takes limitless forms and is always tailored to unique circumstanc...

Snapchat ratings plummet after Evan Spiegel's 'poor India' comment

Anonymous Indian hackers claimed that they've leaked the data of 1.7 million Snapchat users which they hacked previous year. They've now apparently leaked the data on the darknet as a mark of resentment against Spiegel's comments and promise to...

NYC may force Uber to allow tips

Drivers for Uber have been agitating for years for the addition of a tipping option in the app, something rival Lyft . In a blog by its policy team past year, Uber said it considered building a tipping option into the app but ultimately decide...

We Are A Nation Of Tax-Day Procrastinators

What to do if you owe . "So you don't have to worry about it". If you cannot file by Tuesday's deadline you can apply for an extension by filling out Form 4868 . The complainant said he learned about the tax deficiencies after examining the donu...

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

Trading is muted Monday as some markets remain idled because of the Easter holiday. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said last week that his country , which had been exempt from the cutbacks due to militant attacks causing production to slow to 250,000 bar...

Jimmy Fallon turns up on SNL as Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law

Baldwin then announced that Kushner will be staying on as his top adviser and calls on someone to "take [Steve] back to hell". Later on in the sketch , Fallon's Kushner walks in, alongside Steve Bannon, who has been portrayed as the Grim Reaper th...

US Steel leaks chemical into Lake Michigan tributary

On Wednesday, EPA described levels found in the Burns ditch as low and said water sampling showed hexavalent chromium was not detected in Lake Michigan. A chemical spill at a U.S. Steel facility along Lake Michigan has prompted the closure of two b...

Sunny and hot for Good Friday; Afternoon storms are possible Easter Sunday

A warm front lifts across late on Saturday meaning that Easter could feel more like summer than the middle of April. Rain chances are small to none with highs in the upper 70s to near 80 and lows in the 60s. A weak cold front will approach from the...

No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

It is estimated that Trump's six weekend visits to Mar-a-Lago have cost over $21 million, according to CNN . His last visit came last week, when he hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, his oceanfront estate. Despite frequently criticis...

Charging Bull artist pissed about Fearless Girl sculpture

Arturo Di Modica will challenge city officials for issuing a permit to allow Kristen Visbal's figure to stay until February 2018. He has already demanded the release of documents showing what procedures were followed, Attorney Norman Siegel tol...

Tax Day 2017: We get 3 extra days to file this year

This year in particular, taxpayers might be looking for ways to accelerate their refunds, given the implementation of a new law that aims to prevent fraud by requiring the IRS to hold refunds until at least mid-February for people claiming the Ear...

Activist investor Jana amasses large stake in Whole Foods

On average, equities analysts anticipate that Whole Foods Market will post $1.32 EPS for the current fiscal year. The New York-based firm also will examine real estate and Whole Foods' new small-store format called 365. Amid its six straight quarter ...

New Report Gives US Airlines Better Grades Across Board

Headley and Bowen ranked the 12 largest US airlines by analyzing 2016 US Department of Transportation figures for on-time flights, lost baggage, the number of passengers bumped off flights and complaint rates. While Alaska moved from fifth to first, ...

Trump's United Nations envoy says ouster of Assad is USA top priority

Defeating Islamic State, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the ousting of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad are priorities for Washington , Ms Haley said in an interview on CNN that will air in full on Sunday. "So, really, now what happen...

Gender pay gap in Northern Ireland 'must be addressed'

The legislation will apply to around half of the United Kingdom workforce and 9,000 companies and 15 million employees will be affected. Firms have until April 2018 to disclose their employee pay as of April 5 2017. In the U.S., on average women ar...

Stock under Review: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. The stock stands almost $1.27 off versus the 52-week high of $15.55 and $11.68 above ...

South Africa's Zuma survives latest ouster attempt

ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said public displays of disapproval over the dismissal of Pravin Gordhan were "a mistake that should never happen again". "Factions are already set and it's unlikely there will be a swing against Zuma", he said. ...

Will Las Vegas tolerate Raiders fans?

And by 2020, if not sooner, these grounds will also be a two-time former home of the Oakland Raiders , who received permission last week from the National Football League to relocate to Las Vegas. In seven games he rushed for 417 yards on 111 attemp...

Cow 'yummy' for Kerala bypolls too

N Sreeprakash, BJP candidate for Mallapuram by-poll told that within law he will make clean slaughter houses and decent beef will be available in the area, while replying on question of shutting of slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh and some other sta...

Ford recalls F-250 pickups that could roll while in park

The Dearborn, Michigan-based auto manufacturer had previously recalled nearly 4 million vehicles for door latch concerns in six separate announcements given that 2014, consisting of 2.4 million vehicles recalled previous year. Drivers are asked to ...

Nunes under pressure in Russian Federation probe

Jones said. "You can't keep your credibility". His Democratic counterpart Adam Schiff called for him to stand down as chair amid accusations Nunes is in the pocket of the White House . Besides the two congressional committees, the Federal Bureau o...

MN Farmers Planning to Seed Record Amount of Soybeans

It's a trend playing out in many states, with surpluses of corn and wheat in storage in the U.S. Sugarbeet growers expect to plant 206 thousand acres, down 3 percent from past year. Large chickpeas account for 15 thousand acres, up 60 percent f...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The agreement, announced after the close of trading Wednesday, will double the Calgary-based producer's reserves and production in the latest sale of energy assets in Canada by worldwide companies stung by falling oil prices. In a news release Wednes...

Alaska Airlines Is Killing The Virgin America Brand

The same release, however, promised that the combined airline will adopt numerous brand elements that Virgin America fans always loved about their experience with the airline, including mood lighting, music, and enhanced in-flight entertainment - ess...

Permit Approving Keystone Pipeline To Be Signed By Monday

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska have asked to intervene in a state commission's review of the route through the state. That decision would clear the way for the White House to formally approve it. Tillerson is the fo...

'Beauty and the Beast' enchants S. Korean box office

Well, that record has just been beaten, as Disney's remake of Beauty and the Beast took in $174.75 million this past weekend. The movie musical, directed by Bill Condon , also co-stars Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor , Kevin Kline , Ian McKelle...

McDonald's blames hacker for tweet attacking Trump

Whether this was done through an external hack that saw someone with anti-Trump opinions get control of the McDonald's Twitter account, or the disgruntled actions of an employee of McDonald's with access to the company's Twitter account, re...

Airlines cancel 1200 flights ahead of major snowstorm

Cancellations were already stretching into Wednesday as airlines preemptively canceled flights in anticipation of crippling weather conditions in the East. Travelers flying through Chicago O'Hare through March 14 can rebook their flights for travel t...

Starbucks' New Cups May Get You Extra Excited About Spring's Arrival

Starting March 16, you'll be able to get the cups at Starbucks locations across the country, but only for a few days. If Starbucks red cup season is your favorite season, prepare to lose it over the coffee chain's first-ever spring cups.

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

Opponents had claimed that the last stretch of pipeline - to be laid under Lake Oahe, off the Missouri river in North Dakota - would violate the tribes' ability to freely practice their religion, which relied on clean water from the sacred Oahe.

Impax Laboratories Inc (IPXL) Downgraded to Neutral at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

The share price is now down -18.46% for the past three months. RBC Capital Markets reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Impax Laboratories in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. The firm's revenue was down 29....

Wall Street crowds bullish on 'Fearless Girl' statue

Wall Street's famous Charging Bull statue found a new colleague in a strong-like bronze metal strong-little girl. The company , which managed just under $2.5 trillion in assets at the end of a year ago, said it would vote against corporate boards ...

Raiders appear on track for Vegas vote in late March

Originally Davis claimed that Goldman Sachs, who Adelson was going to use to finance, remained on board but that turned out to be false and the investment-banking giant was out of the deal shortly after Adelson was. As for Bank of America stepping up...

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Farewell Triple Crown: Always Dreaming fades in Preakness

But jockey Javier Castellano, who rode Gunnevera in the Kentucky Derby, had Cloud Computing in hand and was closing on Classic Empire , the 2-1 second favorite. "Our horse is ...

Congress committee members will 'demand' to see Comey's notes

Mueller's former law firm, WilmerHale, represents Kushner - who has been in the spotlight over the president's decision to fire James Comey from the FBI and for meeting with Russia...

AT&T mobility workers man picket lines in West Virginia

A one-day strike in March by approximately 17,000 call center and office workers represented by the Communications Workers of Americas in California and Nevada led to rapid contrac...

London airport to get first digital air traffic control

The new system will be tested for a year before becoming fully operational in 2019. The new technology will also go a long way in simplifying how controllers access data relative...

Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Investigation

Speaking at a commencement ceremony for the U.S. coast guard in CT , a defiant Mr Trump said that "no politician in history. has been treated worse or more unfairly" than he had...

Target's profit and sales beat estimates, shares jump (TGT, WMT, AMZN)

The SI to Wal Mart Stores Incorporated's float is 2.29%. Adjusted first quarter net income (non-GAAP) was $99.7 million, or $1.05 per share, compared to first quarter 2016 adjusted...

Tesla roof is cheaper than expected

There, they can also calculate the estimated upfront cost of a solar roof. "These are really the three legs of the stool for a sustainable energy future", Musk said. The price ...

Russia's Foreign Ministry Slams US Media: 'Colossal Bias …Lack of Independent Thinking'

Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said USA journalists asking questions of Lavrov after an Oval Office meeting with President Trump seemed "unaware of how silly it was to ask t...

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Earnings Watch & Stock Update

Harris Associates L P raised its stake in Chesapeake Energy by 1,007.7% in the third quarter. EPS growth percentage represents the annualized rate of net-income-per-share growth ov...

Apple to set up $1bn US manufacturing fund

Cook's initiative was apparently not influenced by Trump; the president had earlier praised companies such as Carrier, SoftBank and Charter Communications for promising to hire mor...

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Ex-Asda chief Archie Norman to be new M&S chairman

Ex-Asda chief Archie Norman to be new M&S chairman

Norman, who stepped down as chairman of broadcaster ITV PLC (LON:ITV) in January 2016 and has also been a Conservative MP and shadow minister, will succeed Robert Swannell, whose r...

Short Interest in Groupon Inc (GRPN) Decreases By 8

Short Interest in Groupon Inc (GRPN) Decreases By 8

The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $4.77. Finally, Macquarie dropped their target price on shares of Groupon from $5.75 to $5.50 and set an...

Indian equities cheer cabinet decisions, Nifty at new closing high

Indian equities cheer cabinet decisions, Nifty at new closing high

The gauge had shed 26.38 points in the previous session. On a weekly basis, both the indices - the Sensex and the Nifty - fell by 59.60 points, or 0.19 per cent, and 18.75 points...

Freedom Caucus says it now backs GOP health care plan

Freedom Caucus says it now backs GOP health care plan

What we know is that the bulk of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, which opposed the first attempt to reform and replace the Affordable Care Act, is now on board with the revi...

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

The Fed's voting members unanimously chose to leave rates unchanged this week, the release said. However, the language in its monetary policy statement was not enough to convince ...