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Samsung estimates its operating profit in Q1, 2017 to be 8.76 billion
- April 10, 2017

That overshadowed Samsung reporting quarterly profit of almost $9 billion - its highest in more than three years - and the start of pre-orders in South Korea for its newest flagship smartphone. Above all, a number of Galaxy Note 8 specs rumors are turning up that give a glimpse of what the new phone might pack under the hood. The leader of the smartphones-to-biopharmaceuticals business empire is the only founding family member among the country's most powerful conglomerates, called ... (more...)
Pep Guardiola 'taught a lesson' in first year at Manchester City Pep Guardiola 'taught a lesson' in first year at Manchester City
- April 10, 2017

However, Guardiola may pick Aleksandar Kolarov, who is better on the ball, as City will have more of the ball and will need to build up from the back. Kompany wants City to finish the season on a high by securing Champions League qualification and reaching the FA Cup final. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists his players and staff as "so polite" after reports of a tunnel bust-up following Wednesday's 2-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Stoke City 1, Liverpool 2: Man of the Match Stoke City 1, Liverpool 2: Man of the Match
- April 10, 2017

Liverpool travel to the Britannia to face Stoke on Saturday with their place in the top four now down largely to the fact they've played more games than everyone around them. "At the moment, we don't have enough experienced players". Klopp said Adam Lallana was "much better but is not in training" as the midfielder continues his recovery from a thigh injury suffered on England duty in March. (more...)
Missouri girl, taken across state, was found safe Sunday afternoon Missouri girl, taken across state, was found safe Sunday afternoon
- April 10, 2017

Suspect is William L. Dela Cruz, described as an Asian male, age twenty two, five feet ten inches tall weighing two hundred twenty pounds. Briscoe, 12, was taken from the 2500 block of Northwest 6th Street in Blue Springs at about 11:20 p.m. (more...)
Samsung profits up 48% despite Note 7 fire troubles
- April 10, 2017

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone was plagued with problems which caused the device to overheat and in some cases catch fire. Samsung Electronics expects consolidated first quarter sales of approximately 50 trillion Korean won and operating profit of 9.8 to 10 trillion won. (more...)
Samsung Electronics' Q1 Operating Profit Estimated at $8.76 Billion
- April 09, 2017

Looking ahead, while Samsung won't release detailed earnings results until the end of April, analysts predict the chip business to beat record again at KRW 5.8 trillion, which would boost the company to hit its best overall operating profit since 2013. (more...)
Sock upset in Davis Cup match vs. Australia Sock upset in Davis Cup match vs. Australia
- April 09, 2017

The American rallied to win the second set, then recovered from 4-1 down to level the third set before Thompson won in a tiebreaker. He struggled to stay with Sock in the opening set but seized his chance when the American's serve deserted him at 3-4, breaking Sock to win the opener in 37 minutes. (more...)
USA aircraft carrier heads back to Korean peninsula USA aircraft carrier heads back to Korean peninsula
- April 09, 2017

The strike group includes the Carl Vinson, several guided-missile destroyers and a guided-missile cruiser, according to a statement on the navy's website. North Korea has stirred panic across the region through its continued pursuit of a nuclear weapons program. This week, President Tump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, where North Korea was expected to be at the top of the agenda, before Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles into Syria. (more...)
Personal Data Will Not be Sold, Affirm ISPs
- April 09, 2017

The denials that the companies would sell individual browsing history in particular leaves some wide leeway for what FCC regulations will permit selling. They argue that the vast majority of people want the "common sense protections". Two GoFundMe campaigns have raised more than US$290,000 in an effort to buy the web browsing histories of USA politicians after Congress voted to allow broadband providers to sell customers' personal information without their permission. (more...)
Jeep has built the world's fastest SUV Jeep has built the world's fastest SUV
- April 09, 2017

Well, they were real, and here's everything we now know about the Hellcat-powered 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. An eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is standard, as is 4WD. Up front, Jeep's iconic seven-slot grille is flanked by adaptive, bi-xenon headlamps and ringed with LEDs. Pshaw, we say. The Trackhawk of tomorrow goes above and beyond with its 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, twisting out 645 pound-feet of torque. (more...)
U.S. investigates whether Russian Federation took part in Syrian chemical weapons attack
- April 09, 2017

Security Council on Friday . G7 foreign ministers will meet in Italy on Monday to draw up their coordinated response to Russia's involvement in Syria's civil war. "Making sure Assad knows that when he commits such despicalbe atrocities he will pay a price is the right thing to do", Schumer said . She said the Iranian government "has propped up and shielded Syria's brutal dictator for years" and said Assad launched his attack only "because he knew Russian Federation would have his back". (more...)
Ibrahimovic believes Mourinho doing well with a poor squad Ibrahimovic believes Mourinho doing well with a poor squad
- April 09, 2017

Also read: Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic's LA Galaxy move a done deal? Manchester United take on Sunderland at the Stadium of Light hoping to get back on track for a top four finish. "He still has the same winning mentality, because that you don't lose". " That's my feeling and looking to the next season ". United have failed to win on their last three visits to Sunderland so there are reasons for steering clear of them at such short odds. (more...)
Big asteroid to fly 'very close' to Earth in mid-April
- April 09, 2017

A collision with another object or an unexpected course adjustment could put 2014 JO25 within a dangerously close distance to our planet, or even set it in motion to impact us. The asteroid will approach our planet from the direct of the sun, being visible in the night sky on April 19 . Small asteroids pass within this distance of Earth several times each week, but this upcoming close approach is the closest by any known asteroid of this size, or larger, since asteroid Toutatis , a ... (more...)
Pentagon: US-Russia deconfliction line still open for now Pentagon: US-Russia deconfliction line still open for now
- April 09, 2017

Syria and its closest allies are speaking out against the US missile attack on the Shayrat air base, which is believed to have been the origin ... Tillerson says the Islamic State group is a threat not just to the US but to stability in the region. (more...)
Corruption Scandal: Former S/Korean President Park Geun-hye Jailed
- April 09, 2017

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been arrested and jailed over a high profile corruption scandal that has already seen her ousted from office and prompted early elections. A business source said he doesn't expect the arrest of former President Park to affect Lee's trial should it proceed purely based on evidence. South Korea will hold an election in May to choose Park's successor. (more...)
Russian markets fall after US strike against Syria
- April 09, 2017

The strike was in retaliation for a deadly Syrian chemical weapons attack against civilians on Tuesday, in which the US said Russian Federation was complicit. It did, however, say it had put Bashar al-Assad on notice that it would take further military action if he used chemical weapons again. The facility, jointly used by Russian forces, was the launch point for a chemical weapons attack on Tuesday that killed more than 100 people, including children, US officials said. (more...)
Samsung predicts better-than-expected quarterly profits
- April 09, 2017

Profits are expected to have increased by a very big 48% and the company says the profit for Q1 2017 was likely $8.8 billion, or 9.9 trillion won. The result was higher than the market consensus of 9.3 trillion won, according to financial data provider FactSet. (more...)
Russian UN envoy accuses USA of violating worldwide law in Syria
- April 09, 2017

Russian Federation also called for an emergency session of the U.N. Security Council . During an appearance on CNN's "Situation Room" Friday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) spoke at length about the recent airstrike on a Syrian airfield. But military officials, meanwhile, told FP this does not appear to be the start of a longer military campaign to drive Assad from power, and instead was a specific reaction to the chemical attack. (more...)
Samsung tips 48 percent jump in 1Q profit
- April 09, 2017

The third-generation leader of South Korea's top conglomerate was mostly silent at his first court appearance in what has been called the "trial of the century", as his lawyers laboured to portray him as an innocent bystander in a graft scandal. (more...)
EPA denies petition to ban chlorpyrifos
- April 09, 2017

The EPA chief said in a statement his agency is "returning to using sound science " to make decisions. In addition, the majority of estimated drinking water exposure from now registered uses, including water exposure from non-food uses, continues to exceed safe levels, even taking into account more refined drinking water exposure. (more...)

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