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Qatar withdraws troops from Eritrea-Djibouti disputed border
- June 25, 2017

Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey's foreign minister was accompanied during his visit to Doha on Wednesday evening by Turkey's Economy Minister, Al Jazeera reported. Saudi Arabia closed Qatar's only land border, through which about 40% of the imported foods consumed entered. Since the blockade of the tiny Arab country, Kuwaiti and Pakistani leaders have visited Saudi Arabia to calm down the tension. (more...)
China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation
- June 25, 2017

The US made the move during high leveled talks in Washington involving Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs with President Donald Trump saying that Chinese efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed. Fang Fenghui, chief of the Chinese joint staff department, for the dialogue held Wednesday at the State Department in Washington, D.C. North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year but has kept up its rapid pace of missile launches. (more...)
Morgan Sindall Group PLC (MGNS) Insider Sells 13174 Shares of Stock
- June 25, 2017

Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $131,552 was made by ALBAUGH JAMES F on Thursday, May 4. Among 5 analysts covering Helical Bar ( LON:HLCL ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Mai Capital reported 86,620 shares. Amg Natl Tru Financial Bank accumulated 31,683 shares. The company has market cap of 351.63 million GBP. Sonoco Products Company is engaged in manufacturing of industrial and consumer packaging products, and providing packaging services. (more...)
Indivior PLC (INDV) Earns "Buy" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
- June 25, 2017

Smith Nephew PLC has GBX 1485 highest and GBX 1 lowest target. The stock of VESUVIUS PLC ORD 10P (LON:VSVS) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, October 28. Envestnet Asset Inc reported 8,005 shares stake. Franklin Resources Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) for 175,044 shares. The Illinois-based Northern Trust Corp has invested 0% in Restore PLC (LON:RST). (more...)
Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft
- June 25, 2017

The Golden Knights were allowed to reveal certain trades made with other teams to dissuade Vegas from picking particular players, and additional deals are likely to be revealed throughout the week. "I have nothing but good things to say about Calgary and the organization", he said . Much better to do what McPhee did, and accept picks in exchange for agreeing not to take actual useful players. (more...)
Meet Mohammed Bin Salman: The Next Ruler Of Saudi Arabia
- June 25, 2017

The relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom is strong and historic, and we continue to work closely together in a range of areas. In spite of this, six kings since the death of the first Saudi monarch in 1953 have been his sons, including the current King Salman . (more...)
Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber
- June 25, 2017

What happened: Five Uber investors - Benchmark, First Round Capital, Fidelity Investments, Lowercase Capital and Menlo Ventures - yesterday sent a letter to Kalanick, asking for his resignation. In the case of Uber - one of the most highly valued private companies in the world - investors could lose billions of dollars if the company were to be marked down in valuation. (more...)
Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill
- June 25, 2017

Nevada senator Dean Heller has become the fifth Republican to come out in opposition to the current draft version of the Senate healthcare bill . She's director of the drug and alcohol division at Pennsylvania's Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association. Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, approved of the Planned Parenthood language but added that "the reality is that necessary pro-life protections in this bill will be stripped by the Senate parliamentarian, as we ... (more...)
Whole Foods Physical Stores Are Vital to Amazon's Grocery Success Whole Foods Physical Stores Are Vital to Amazon's Grocery Success
- June 25, 2017

According to Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Trussell, "The Whole Foods Market acquisition represents a game changer with Costco's competitive moat in grocery under greater threat while its digital platform lags peers, putting membership renewal at risk for decline". (more...)
Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia
- June 25, 2017

To see the full NWS Radar Image for Georgia please follow the link. "It squeezes against a cold front , and that's why western Tennessee, southeastern Arkansas, all the way through western Pennsylvania will see the remnant plus the cold front, creating a potential for flash flooding", Zee added. (more...)
USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
- June 25, 2017

President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, which was described by both sides as "constructive" and "fruitful", represents a major step in implementing the consensus reached by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump during their meeting in Florida in April. (more...)
Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died
- June 25, 2017

Beijing, which wants resumed USA negotiations with North Korea , was hoping for "positive outcomes" from Wednesday's dialogue, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said . Mattis cited that the dialogue also touched upon the resolution of maritime disputes in the South China Sea. Looking ahead, the two sides pledged to expand mutually-beneficial cooperation and manage differences on the basis of mutual respect, all in a bid to promote the steady development of China-U.S. (more...)
GB Group (LON:GBG) New Price Targets
- June 25, 2017

It has underperformed by 114.74% the S&P500. Among 18 analysts covering Auto Trader Group ( LON:AUTO ), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Ben Whitley bought 15 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 20th. Peel Hunt has "Buy" rating and GBX 255 target. (more...)
London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege' London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege'
- June 25, 2017

The knives used by the terrorists in the London Bridge attack were bought from the discount supermarket chain Lidl for just £4 each, police have said. He said it was hard to speculate the exact reasoning behind the belts, but they may have been meant to take hostages or as a defensive strategy. The leader of the investigation, Commander Dean Haydon of the London police, said this is something new. (more...)
Trump administration order threatens quality apprenticeships for NC workers
- June 25, 2017

The National Restaurant Association and its educational foundation have been pushing for more love from the feds for apprenticeships and this week they got their wishes, when President Trump signed an executive order the NRA said both expands and streamlines the nation's apprenticeship programs. (more...)
North Korea Brands Donald Trump 'A Psychopath' North Korea Brands Donald Trump 'A Psychopath'
- June 25, 2017

He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea , during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs. (more...)
Fed Chair Yellen Warns about Its $4.5 Trillion Balance Sheet Unwinding
- June 25, 2017

Although monthly job gains have moderated, they still have been solid, while household spending and business investment has been expanding, the statement said . Yellen would not comment on her future beyond her intention to serve out her term as chairwoman, which ends next February. The board expects to raise rates at least three times this year. (more...)
Opposition unhappy over JD-U's Kovind-support decision
- June 25, 2017

BSPs Satish Chandra Misra said his party leader Mayawati had earlier said if there was a “better dalit candidate” (than Kovind), the person should be fielded by the opposition. But Prasad's hopes of any U-turn by Nitish Kumar were quickly dashed with the JD (U) rejecting his request to reconsider its support to Kovind, saying its stand is based on merit and it will stick with Kovind. (more...)
USA stocks close mixed on economic data USA stocks close mixed on economic data
- June 25, 2017

Crude oil was about 1 percent higher with prices at $43 per barrel. New home sales were reported at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000, an increase from 593,000 SAAR and above consensus of 590,000 SAAR. In small-caps, the Russell 2000 Index closed at 1414.78 for a gain of 10.24 points or 0.73%. The U.S. Dow Jones stock index descended 0.06% to 21,397.29 points, S&P 500 decreased by 0.05% to 2,434.50 points and NASDAQ rose by 0.04% to 6,236.68 points. (more...)
Officials say 15 confirmed dead in China landslide
- June 25, 2017

The researcher, who the radio did not name, also warned of the risk that a dam could collapse, endangering communities further downstream.The area is prone to earthquakes, including one in 1933 that resulted in parts of Diexi town becoming submerged by a nearby lake, and an 8.0 magnitude tremor in central Sichuan's Wenchuan county in 2008 that killed almost 70,000 people. (more...)