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Russia, Despite Military Ventures, Cut Spending Last Year By Most In Decades Russia, Despite Military Ventures, Cut Spending Last Year By Most In Decades
- May 02, 2018

Russia's decline actually brings them down to the fourth highest spending military worldwide, passed by Saudi Arabia. Dr Aude Fleurant, director of the SIPRI arms and military expenditure programme, told Euronews that the state of military spending in 2017 "reflects the state of the world, with lots of different trends in different regions". (more...)
Focus of Macron's Australia state visit revealed
- May 02, 2018

Mr Macron arrived at Sydney Airport on Tuesday evening before meeting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy at the Opera House for dinner. Macron's visit will also focus on climate-related issues. He said they would "discuss closer co-operation on defence, cyber-security, technology and trade". (more...)
Callon Petroleum (CPE) Target Price Issued at $20.00 by Stifel Nicolaus
- May 02, 2018

About 2.10M shares traded. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE ) recorded a trading volume of 3.49 million shares, below its 90-day volume average of 4.39 million shares. Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE)'s ROIC is 0.049231. The stock of Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 2 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Winslow Capital Management LLC Holds Stake in Salesforce Com INC (CRM)
- May 02, 2018

JMP Securities boosted their target price on shares of Salesforce.com from $125.00 to $126.00 and gave the stock a "market outperform" rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Salesforce.com by 0.6% in the third quarter. The CRM provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. (more...)
Women's Tennis Earns Fifth-Straight NCAA Bid Women's Tennis Earns Fifth-Straight NCAA Bid
- May 02, 2018

The Bears will head to Los Angeles, along with host and 12th-seeded UCLA, NC State and Fresno State, for NCAA First and Second Round action on May 11-12. In spite of having just one upperclassman in senior Theresa Van Zyl , the Bears held their own, notching a 7-11 mark against ranked foes. - Illinois, Michigan, Northwestern and Ohio State will represent the Big Ten at the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship. (more...)
President Kovind, PM Modi greet people on Maharashtra, Gujarat diwas President Kovind, PM Modi greet people on Maharashtra, Gujarat diwas
- May 02, 2018

As people of Maharashtra and Gujarat are celebrating their respective statehood day, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation. So, it is not just Maharashtra Day , but also celebrated as Gujarat Day in Gujarat. In the year 1956, then Prime Minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru announced Bombay as Union territory for five years. (more...)
Paris police arrest 200 after violent May Day riots Paris police arrest 200 after violent May Day riots
- May 02, 2018

Demonstrations have been held across France recently against President Emmanuel Macron's policies, including a railway reform plan. Tear gas floats around masked protesters during clashes with French CRS riot police at the May Day labour union rally in Paris , France, May 1, 2018. (more...)
Sacramento Police Release Stephon Clark Autopsy, Calls Family Private Findings 'Erroneous' Sacramento Police Release Stephon Clark Autopsy, Calls Family Private Findings 'Erroneous'
- May 02, 2018

He wrote that a frame-by-frame analysis of video from both officers' body-worn cameras shows Clark facing the officers while helicopter footage shows him "walking ... He initially moved toward the officers, who are peeking out from behind a corner of the house, but it's not clear he's facing them or that he knows they are there when they open fire after shouting "gun, gun, gun". (more...)
Current state of Supreme Court 'disastrous', says ex-CJI RM Lodha Current state of Supreme Court 'disastrous', says ex-CJI RM Lodha
- May 02, 2018

The process being opaque, she commented, what takes place in the collegium, at time is a trade-off within the collegium, which may result in dubious appointments resulting disastrous consequences for the litigants and the credibility of the judicial system. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki clocks best-ever monthly sales of 163434 units in April Maruti Suzuki clocks best-ever monthly sales of 163434 units in April
- May 02, 2018

Clearly, the carmaker is determinedly driving towards its 2 million by 2020 target. The automobile major's domestic sales rose by 14.2 per cent to 164,978 units from 144,492 units sold in April 2017, while exports zoomed by 19.1 per cent to 8,008 units from 6,723 units sold overseas in April 2017. (more...)
The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Celebrate 7-Year Wedding Anniversary The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Celebrate 7-Year Wedding Anniversary
- May 02, 2018

As for the newest royal member Prince Louis , royal expert Richard Fitzwilliams told Express.co.uk he "strongly doubts" the new baby will attend as the Duke and Duchess will want the focus to be on Meghan and Harry. Prince William and Kate celebrated seven years of wedded bliss over the weekend, but their plans may have been put on the backburner on Sunday. A fairy tale emerged about a lovely middle-class girl being swept off her feet by a handsome prince. (more...)
Waters Corp (WAT) Shares Tumble -8.51% for Week
- May 02, 2018

About 48,419 shares traded or 25.09% up from the average. It has outperformed by 4.32% the S&P500. In Q4 2017 Waters Corp (NYSE: WAT ) big money sentiment increased to 1.13, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Commerce Bancshares reported 3,705 shs. Perkins Coie holds 0.05% or 500 shs. Moreover, Coastline Tru Communication has 0.38% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). (more...)
MI ranks 16th on list of MI ranks 16th on list of "Most Fun States in America"
- May 02, 2018

California came in at No. 1, followed by NY and Nevada . "In order to determine the most fun states in America , WalletHub compared the 50 states across two key categories, "Entertainment & Recreation" and "Nightlife", said WalletHub". (more...)
US Senate Republican Primary Debate US Senate Republican Primary Debate
- May 02, 2018

The victor of the May 8 Republican primary will go on to challenge U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, the Democrat incumbent who is completing his first six-year term and was not challenged in a primary contest. The hour-long debate starting at 7 p.m.is sponsored by the nonprofit Indiana Debate Commission and will be broadcast on several TV and radio stations around the state. (more...)
7 million people a year die from air pollution 7 million people a year die from air pollution
- May 02, 2018

Outdoor air pollution was meanwhile linked to 4.2 million fatalities annually. Ambient air pollution is mainly made up of fine particulate matter that includes pollutants such as sulfate, nitrates and black carbon, which pose the greatest risks to human health, WHO said. (more...)
Pompeo vows to restore 'swagger' back to US State Department Pompeo vows to restore 'swagger' back to US State Department
- May 02, 2018

The secretary told employees that a swearing-in ceremony would be conducted by President Trump on Wednesday, marking his first visit to the State Department during his presidency. "So Ill speak to you all right up here, exactly", Pompeo said. "Ill lay out for you my expectations and my hopes, and most importantly, share with you my leadership style". (more...)
Official on demolition drive shot Official on demolition drive shot
- May 02, 2018

The district administration officials were removing illegal structures in 13 hotels and resorts in Kasauli area when the crime was committed. The Supreme Court on April 17 ordered the demolition of illegal constructions at several hotels and resorts, saying the life of people can not be endangered for making money. (more...)
Sheriff's Office stresses importance of motorcycle safety in Montgomery County Sheriff's Office stresses importance of motorcycle safety in Montgomery County
- May 02, 2018

Distracted driving has also been on the rise as one of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents. Motorcyclists are almost 5 times more likely to be injured and 29 times more likely to be killed in a crash than auto or truck occupants. To help everyone arrive safely at their destination, TxDOT is encouraging drivers to look twice, especially at intersections. "Through the winter months, we're not riding, cars aren't used to seeing us on the road, we are smaller and in the past bikes were ... (more...)
British Government About-Face on Offshore Tax Havens British Government About-Face on Offshore Tax Havens
- May 02, 2018

At least 20 Tories were preparing to support an amendment from the former Labour minister Dame Margaret Hodge to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill demanding greater transparency over "shell companies" based in tax havens. She told MPs: 'I am extremely pleased that the minister said what he did about not opposing (Dame Margaret's) new clause 6'. It is especially telling that the Crown Dependencies are not included in this amendment which is restricted to the Caribbean OTs and ... (more...)
Knuckling Down on Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
- May 02, 2018

The hedge fund run by Jeff Lignelli held 1,453 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $119,000, down from 249,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Raymond James & Associate invested in 0.12% or 339,538 shares. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Management holds 0.1% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 17,481 shares. (more...)
Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Sweetens Bid For Fortis Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Sweetens Bid For Fortis
- May 02, 2018

According to FHL, IHH Healthcare Berhad has submitted a revised offer, whereas Hero Enterprise Investment Office and the Burman Family Office sent in their "modified investment proposal". It added that the allotment and pricing of the preferential issue of equity shares will be at Rs 167 per share, "or as per SEBI ICDR guidelines, whichever is higher", while that for the warrants shall be at Rs 176 per share, or as per the said guidelines. (more...)
Coalition Forces in Syria Renew Fight Against Islamic State Coalition Forces in Syria Renew Fight Against Islamic State
- May 02, 2018

State Department said. The ground troops were there to advise, equip and assist Iraq's military during the three-year fight to claw back the one-third of Iraqi territory that the Islamic State had claimed. "Over the coming weeks, our heroic forces will liberate these areas, secure the Iraq-Syria border, and end the presence of ISIS in eastern Syria once and for all". (more...)
Warmer weather on the way: Temperatures reaching 80 degrees this week Warmer weather on the way: Temperatures reaching 80 degrees this week
- May 02, 2018

Worcester's average temperature was 40.9 degrees, its 3rd coldest on record, while Hartford's 44 degrees was its 6th coldest. The last three top ten coldest are tied at 39F degrees and look at the dates, they are long standing records, 1939 being the most recent. (more...)
Cardinal Pell trial on historical sexual offence charges to last 10 weeks Cardinal Pell trial on historical sexual offence charges to last 10 weeks
- May 02, 2018

Cardinal George Pell has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges after an Australian magistrate ordered the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis to stand trial. Andrews and Edinburgh following allegations of predatory sexual misconduct. The Vatican later announced that O'Brien would not continue his duties of a cardinal. (more...)
Search continues for teen believed to be with former teacher Search continues for teen believed to be with former teacher
- May 02, 2018

SunHerald reports that former teacher Nicole Jackson , 30, who was arrested on April 10 and charged with "sexual battery while in position of trust or authority", is believed to be on the run with Oscar O'Neal II, 16. Jackson has since bonded out of jail but has an active warrant out for her arrest. Oscar is also believed to go by the nickname 'Pooh Gotti' . It remained unclear if the woman remained married. (more...)
Sea turtle nesting season begins; how you can help protect them Sea turtle nesting season begins; how you can help protect them
- May 02, 2018

The turtles use the natural light of the moon reflecting off the ocean to guide them toward the water. The turtles come ashore on the beaches in the Lowcountry to lay approximately 120 eggs around the dunes. "Reducing light around beaches helps ensure the turtles crawl toward the sea". MOTE scientists will again mark the turtles' nest with yellow sticks to protect them and to help limit public interaction with the nests. (more...)
Vet extradited to United States over puppy-smuggling heroin plot Vet extradited to United States over puppy-smuggling heroin plot
- May 02, 2018

Elorez surgically implanted liquid heroin in their bellies, the government said, and it was surgically removed after they passed into the United States. Pellets containing narcotics are pictured in this undated photo. Officials said he had lived in the country for eight years before his arrest. It remains unknown how many puppies had been used to transport drugs before the ring was broken up. (more...)
When Teachers Strike, Parents Face Dilemma When Teachers Strike, Parents Face Dilemma
- May 02, 2018

Scottsdale Unified in suburban Phoenix said its schools would remain closed Monday but reopen Tuesday. As legislators were briefed on the governor's plan, a group allied with the striking educators proposed a $695 million tax hike earmarked to pay for teacher and staff salary increases and restore school funding cut during the last decade. (more...)
West Virginia Republican Candidate Hits 'Cocaine Mitch' McConnell in Bizarre Campaign Ad West Virginia Republican Candidate Hits 'Cocaine Mitch' McConnell in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- May 02, 2018

McConnell is reportedly helping to orchestrate a pretty powerful ad offensive against Blankenship. "One of my goals as USA senator will be to ditch Cocaine Mitch", Blankenship says towards the end of the ad. For the record, "recently" means 2014, since that's when the cocaine story was first reported . McConnell's office referred a request for comment to the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC). (more...)
Body discovered inside wall of Calgary mall Body discovered inside wall of Calgary mall
- May 02, 2018

When the worker removed a panel attached to a wall behind the toilet, he discovered the body, according to police. During the busy lunch hour, people were dining metres away from the washroom, which had a yellow caution ribbon strung across the entrance. (more...)

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