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Trump forgets Cold War, says US-Russia relations at 'all time low'
- April 15, 2017

Some of the raised tension at global level is as much about uncertainty and mixed signals from president Donald Trump as any potentially tougher line emanating from Washington . "What we do know- and we have very firm and high confidence in our conclusions- that the attack was carried out and planned by the regime forces at the direction of al-Assad", Tillerson said. (more...)
Trump's Populist Base Worry for Top Advisor Bannon
- April 15, 2017

Joined by Kushner's wife Ivanka, economic adviser Gary Cohn, and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, the four represent an attempt to push the Trump administration's more toward the center, according to a report by Politico . Recently, the president has undercut Bannon in front of other senior staffers, including questioning the need for his presence in certain White House meetings. (more...)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return is now streaming on Netflix Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return is now streaming on Netflix
- April 15, 2017

With the new season addition, there are 34 episodes of MST3K now available to stream on Netflix. But, don't worry, it's all in the family as it's just the gang from Netflix's MST3K revival spoofing their streaming neighbors Stranger Things. (more...)
North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade
- April 15, 2017

North Korea's goal is to build a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of striking the United States. "North Korea responded by showing off the most new missile hardware we've ever seen in a parade before", said Melissa Hanham, senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in California. (more...)
Fake accounts case: Wells Fargo claws back another $105m in pay
- April 15, 2017

These included complaints by Wells Fargo managers that employees were being pressured to meet unrealistic sales goals and that an "numerous" accounts were not being funded, primarily because customers did not know had been set up. At one point, Tolstedt found out and told her to stop talking with him, the authors wrote . Supervisors don't run it like they own it. The bank has also been calling its tens of millions of customers to ask whether they authorized the creation of those accounts. (more...)
Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close
- April 15, 2017

A "policy" agreement is expected to be announced on Friday afternoon following the Eurogroup meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Malta, sources close to the talks said. "Mr. Dijsselbloem said that it had not been his intention to insult anyone, he was open and explained that he used the wrong words and had not meant to say that", Tsakalotos said. (more...)
Wells Fargo report: no 'pattern of retaliation' against whistleblowers
- April 15, 2017

The bank has been working to regain its footing since the scandal, but said it opened 43 percent fewer new checking accounts in February compared to the same month a year earlier. The former head of retail banking, Carrie Tolstedt, who stepped down past year and agreed to give up $19 million in compensation, will lose an additional $47 million in stock options. (more...)
Treasury doesn't name any countries as currency manipulators Treasury doesn't name any countries as currency manipulators
- April 15, 2017

The Trump administration declined Friday to label China a currency manipulator despite President Donald Trump's insistent pledge during the election campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office. Additionally, US Department of the Treasury established a "monitoring list" of major trading partners that merit close attention to their currency practices. (more...)
Keeping poll promises, UP waives Rs 36, 359 farm loans
- April 15, 2017

Please Wait while comments are loading. UP minister Siddharth Nath Singh said this includes the loan amount of Rs 5,630 crore taken by about 7 lakh additional farmers. The Punjab Congress manifesto had pledged waiver of debt of farmers and farm labourers but did not give any roadmap. Since he has taken over, Yogi Adityanath has made a slew of big announcements, including closing down illegal slaughterhouses, and has met his ministers informally several times, but had so far not called a ... (more...)
Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight
- April 15, 2017

Delta Airlines began granting its agents the ability to offer passengers up to nearly $10,000 to give up their seat on an overbooked flight. She said: "Other frustrated passengers were yelling at the staff and crying over vexed travel plans". (more...)
South Africans protest against President Zuma
- April 15, 2017

Among those in the protests were members of several opposition parties, many civil-society groups, trade unions, business executives, the ruling party's alliance partners in the Communist Party, and even the 85-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor, retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, who is in frail health. (more...)
Biocept (BIOC) Analysts See $-0.20 EPS; Harley Davidson (HOG)'s Sentiment Is 0.8 Biocept (BIOC) Analysts See $-0.20 EPS; Harley Davidson (HOG)'s Sentiment Is 0.8
- April 15, 2017

The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.04. 1,377 shares were sold by Rocker Tchernavia , worth $78,696. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. (more...)
North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles
- April 15, 2017

Tensions in the region have surged to fresh heights in recent days with speculation mounting that the North is preparing a sixth nuclear test. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. As Trump promises North Korea will be "taken care of", South Korea - an ally of the USA - warned that a "provocation" would lead to a "powerful punitive measure". (more...)
Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Caterpillar (CAT)
- April 15, 2017

Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Caterpillar's payout ratio is -2,369.23%. Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a litigation boutique that represents investors and employees nationwide, is investigating Caterpillar Inc . (more...)
San Bernardino school shooter fired 10 shots, reloaded once San Bernardino school shooter fired 10 shots, reloaded once
- April 15, 2017

Anderson and Smith had only be married three months when the shooting occurred. Police said Anderson was welcomed into the school as a legitimate visitor who stopped by to "drop something off with his wife", Burguan said. "She had a huge impact on his life". Gunfire also hit a 9-year-old, who was in stable condition at the hospital. He then shot and killed himself. An 8-year-old boy shot and killed along with his teacher in a San Bernardino special-education classroom was born with a ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers former president, Dan Rooney, passes away Pittsburgh Steelers former president, Dan Rooney, passes away
- April 15, 2017

Noll won four Super Bowls. He helped develop the Rooney Rule under which National Football League teams are required to interview minority candidates for coaching and front-office positions. "My father meant so much to all of us, and so much to so many past and present members of the Steelers organization". Both teams wrote messages on Twitter on Thursday, sending thoughts and prayers to the Steelers. (more...)
Russia Says Evidence Growing Syria Chemical Attack Was Staged
- April 15, 2017

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the statement alongside his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at three-way talks in Moscow .The alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad held a joint press conference roundly condemning the United States actions. (more...)
North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade
- April 15, 2017

Its army vowed yesterday a "merciless" response to any U.S. provocation but diplomats in Pyongyang are more sanguine, pointing out that the North raises its rhetoric every spring, when Washington and Seoul hold annual joint exercises that it views as preparations for invasion. (more...)
Seven Wells Fargo Managers in Board's Review-and Their Fates
- April 15, 2017

The former head of retail banking, Carrie Tolstedt, who stepped down a year ago and agreed to give up $19 million in compensation, will lose an additional $47 million in stock options. Tolstedt, who ran the community bank - Wells Fargo's term for the branch network - was told to fix the problem that she had created. The report paints the bank's board, meanwhile, as being out of the loop on the scope of the sales problems. (more...)
Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants DE artist's 'Fearless Girl' moved
- April 15, 2017

It's also interesting to note that when Di Modica first installed his own massive bronze statue, he did so in the middle of the night WITHOUT A PERMIT in an attempt to make a statement about the New York Stock Exchange's 1987 market crash. (more...)

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