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Schlumberger NV (SLB) Stake Decreased by Advisors Asset Management Inc
- October 26, 2017

Schlumberger Ltd now has $87.83B valuation. The stock rose 1.83% or $1.14 reaching $63.56. About 6.80M shares traded. On Wednesday, Shares of Schlumberger Limited ( NYSE: SLB ) expressed a change of 1.60% and closed its trade at $63.44. (more...)
China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBPO) Position Raised by Wasatch Advisors Inc
- October 26, 2017

About 3.48M shares traded or 91.21% up from the average. MTSL's SI was 1,400 shares in October as released by FINRA. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. Artisan Prtnrs L P has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBPO) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. (more...)
Craig Brooks: Health care coverage Craig Brooks: Health care coverage
- October 26, 2017

After President Donald Trump unilaterally cancelled the federal payments to health insurance companies that hold down out-of-pocket expenses for low-income policyholders, a bipartisan group of US senators offered legislation to continue what are known as cost-sharing reductions while giving states more flexibility under the Affordable Care Act. (more...)
Davis Davis urged to guarantee MPs a vote before Brexit Davis Davis urged to guarantee MPs a vote before Brexit
- October 26, 2017

The remarks come after the Brexit Secretary faced calls to guarantee in law that MPs will have a "meaningful" vote on the final Brexit deal. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer described the Government's position on the matter as a "mess" as he pushed for the Opposition's amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill over a meaningful vote to be accepted. (more...)
Massive fire breaks out at Behrampada slums area in Mumbai's Bandra Massive fire breaks out at Behrampada slums area in Mumbai's Bandra
- October 26, 2017

Locals said a cylinder blast caused an explosion. This is not the firts time that a fire has broken out in the densely populated area. No casualties have been reported as of publishing this. The fire has spread to the ticket counter of Bandra railway station and passengers have been evacuated, sources said. At least one fire men has been confirmed injured. (more...)
Thousand Rohingya Refugees Fled to Bangladesh
- October 26, 2017

Funding was also pledged for the humanitarian response inside Myanmar where violence, insecurity and growing humanitarian needs have sent almost 600,000 Rohingya from the northern Rakhine state into Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh since 25 August. (more...)
United Kingdom population set to exceed 70 million by end of next decade United Kingdom population set to exceed 70 million by end of next decade
- October 26, 2017

But statisticians expect the pace of growth to slow because of "lower assumptions" about future levels of fertility and worldwide migration, as well as a slower rate of increase in life expectancy. Once the indirect effect is taken into account, global migration accounts for 77% of the projected United Kingdom population growth between mid-2016 and mid-2041. (more...)
Process to link mobile numbers with Aadhaar may be eased Process to link mobile numbers with Aadhaar may be eased
- October 26, 2017

However, there has been major discontent amongst many mobile customers over the manner in which the authentication process is being carried out by telecom companies. Almost 50 crore mobile numbers are already registered in Aadhaar database, and the OTP can be leveraged for re-verification in all of these cases. (more...)
Fastest Growing Tourism Cities All in Asia Fastest Growing Tourism Cities All in Asia
- October 26, 2017

It created 164,000 jobs, larger in number than jobs in banking and manufacturing. Ms Guevara said: "The question is: what is the average stay?" WTTC has produced its first study that looks at the economic and employment impact of travel and tourism on cities, and found that the top 10 fastest growing cities are all in Asia. (more...)
European Union opens state aid probe into United Kingdom tax scheme for multinationals
- October 26, 2017

Announcing the in-depth investigation, Ms Vestager warned "rules targeting tax avoidance can not go against their objective and treat some companies better than others". "We will co-operate with the European Commission's investigation". "As long as a member state is a member of the single market, it is subject to European Union competition rules including those on state aid, and everything else will be part of the negotiations which are ongoing so I will not enter into speculation on this", ... (more...)
Ryan says Trump-Corker Twitter feud won't hinder tax reform Ryan says Trump-Corker Twitter feud won't hinder tax reform
- October 26, 2017

Asked about Trump's Tuesday broadsides against Tennessee GOP Sen. Ryan insisted that the President's Twitter fights will not affect Republicans' goal of getting tax reform passed this year. In a series of Tuesday morning tweets, Trump slammed Corker for his interview comments and took shots at the retiring senator on a host of other issues. (more...)
Ashley House Shares Rise As UK Government Drops Housing Plans Ashley House Shares Rise As UK Government Drops Housing Plans
- October 26, 2017

She said: "I can also say today as part of our response to the review we will not apply the local housing allowance cap to supported housing". "We are yet to see the details of the Government's consultation on supported housing, so there may yet be concerns to which we will need to respond, in particular into Universal Credit's interaction with Supported Housing". (more...)
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance
- October 26, 2017

Traders may be following this reading to spot near-term positive momentum on shares. The stock of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE: BUD ) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 5 by Susquehanna. Total volumes declined by 1.2%, with own beer volumes down by 1.5%. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability reported 945 shares. Arcadia Inv Corp Mi owns 100 shares. (more...)
Lines of famous war poem appear on White Cliffs of Dover Lines of famous war poem appear on White Cliffs of Dover
- October 26, 2017

The Royal British Legion aims to instil a message of hope through the installations with this new perspective on the famous lines, it said. The Legion is recreating a modern day Flanders fields, connecting the past with the present, to emphasise that support for our Armed Forces community is needed as much now as it was after the First World War and for some the battlefield is on their doorstep, not in a distant land. (more...)
Several dead after train collides with troop truck in Finland Several dead after train collides with troop truck in Finland
- October 26, 2017

A Finnish general said that three soldiers died. Reports state that a train collided with a truck which was carrying soldiers. A total of 11 people have been taken to nearby hospitals. Police said that an off-road troop-carrier was struck by the train at a level crossing near the southern town of Raseborg. A police news conference was scheduled for later Thursday. (more...)
More than 10 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia fireworks factory fire
- October 26, 2017

The blaze, which broke out in the morning, was brought under control by late afternoon and authorities were working to recover the victims' bodies from the building. Footage taken by a local using a mobile phone showed flames engulfing the factory while residents shouted "Oh God! oh God!" Witnesses in the area reported hearing two blasts in the area. (more...)
Imran Khan tenders apology in ECP in contempt of court cases Imran Khan tenders apology in ECP in contempt of court cases
- October 26, 2017

It observed that Imran will be charged with contempt if the same apology is submitted for the Karachi contempt notice as well. Khan's counsel Babar Awan presented arguments before the bench and argued that his client believed in the supremacy of the law and had enormous respect for the ECP. (more...)
Assange confirms analytics firm contacted WikiLeaks over Clinton emails Assange confirms analytics firm contacted WikiLeaks over Clinton emails
- October 26, 2017

Cambridge Analytica was hired a year ago as part of the Trump campaign's data operation which was led by Brad Parscale and overseen by Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you'll be able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing", Trump previously said. Numerous emails published by WikiLeaks ahead of the election were stolen from Democratic officials , including Clinton's campaign chair John Podesta. (more...)
Rizzo to the rescue! Cubs star replaces cancer patient's missing photo Rizzo to the rescue! Cubs star replaces cancer patient's missing photo
- October 26, 2017

Louis Chldren's hospital over the summer. Watch the sweet moment below when Abby finds out Rizzo replaced her autographed picture with something even better...an autographed jersey. "We were eager and happy to reach out to the Anthony Rizzo Foundation and work with their team on a replacement for Abby as quickly as possible". Abby's mother, Jill Schrage, said her daughter was on the "borderline" of death and has been in the PICU for 28 days. (more...)
Colony Group LLC Acquires New Stake in Packaging Corporation of America (PKG)
- October 26, 2017

The stock declined 1.05% or $1.24 reaching $117.35 on the news. About 37,967 shares traded. Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE: PKG ) has risen 54.92% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Inc reported 0.05% stake. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Manufacturers Life Ins The invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (more...)
"I went to an Ivy League college. I was a nice student".
- October 26, 2017

I did very well. 'The fact is I think, I really believe, I think the press creates a different image of Donald Trump than the real person'. "In the second grade I actually gave a teacher a black eye", he wrote , "I punched my music teacher because I didn't think he knew anything about music and I nearly got expelled". (more...)
LEGOLAND New York to open in 2020 [News] LEGOLAND New York to open in 2020 [News]
- October 26, 2017

Merlin Entertainments today announced that it will proceed with previously discussed plans to build a third Legoland park in the United States, this time in NY state. But not all residents are welcoming the theme park with open arms. Legoland said the park will create jobs and boost Goshen's economy. Its London attractions - which include the Coca-Cola London Eye and the London Dungeons - saw a marked drop-off in visitor numbers after the recent spate of attacks, while the group's theme ... (more...)
U.S. judge imposes first sentence in Federation Internationale de Football Association scandal U.S. judge imposes first sentence in Federation Internationale de Football Association scandal
- October 26, 2017

Like numerous indicted, Trujillo cut a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of wire fraud conspiracy in a United States federal court in Brooklyn four months ago. A 63-year-old former Guatemalan football official is expected Wednesday to become the first person sentenced by a U.S. judge over the sweeping corruption scandal that rocked world soccer. (more...)
Turkey 'absolute defender' of Iraq's unity, says PM Yildirim Turkey 'absolute defender' of Iraq's unity, says PM Yildirim
- October 26, 2017

Erdogan said they would explore ways to increase their cooperation "politically, militarily, economically and culturally". Meanwhile, on Monday, a Kurdish opposition group that opposed the referendum called on Barzani to step down. "We are determined to continue the common struggle (against the PKK)", Erdogan said. It was Tillerson's second meeting with Abadi in as many days. (more...)
President Kovind to visit Karnataka on Oct President Kovind to visit Karnataka on Oct
- October 26, 2017

Another round of debate about the role of Tipu Sultan in Indian history began on Thursday after President Ramnath Kovind praised the Muslim ruler in his speech in Bengaluru . "When Yeddyurappa was a part of Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) (which was once headed by Yeddyurappa), he took part in a function dressed as Tipu". While a section of historians maintain that Tipu Sultan used to help Hindu temples by providing grants in his kingdom, another version backed by the BJP claims that ... (more...)
This new year, Mumbai to get its first AC local This new year, Mumbai to get its first AC local
- October 26, 2017

The air-conditioned local train that arrived in Mumbai more than a year ago has been facing delays due to several rounds of tests and trials and has missed several deadlines and announcement dates. Last month, a stampede on the stairwell of a decades-old foot overbridge in a Mumbai local train station raised some serious questions about the railway infrastructure and safety of commuters. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath to visit Taj Mahal on Thursday Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath to visit Taj Mahal on Thursday
- October 26, 2017

This would be his maiden visit to the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal, after being sworn into office earlier this year. Swamy said Shah Jahan "stole" the Taj Mahal from the king of Jaipur. Katiyar said that Taj Mahal used to be a temple of Lord Shiva before it was captured by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, according to media reports . (more...)
Swiss couple assaulted in Agra; Sushma seeks information Swiss couple assaulted in Agra; Sushma seeks information
- October 26, 2017

The attack took place while the couple Quentin Jeremy Clerc and his girlfriend Marie Droz were strolling near the railway station. Agra's Superintendent of Police, Amit Pathak, said the suspects had been identified and would be arrested soon. (more...)
Guidelines on misleading ads will be stricter to protect consumers: PM Modi Guidelines on misleading ads will be stricter to protect consumers: PM Modi
- October 26, 2017

He added, "Government's priority to consumer protection is in line with our resolve of New India , we'll change it to consumer prosperity on our way ahead". The event is being attended by representatives of China, Korea and Bangladesh amongst other 19 countries from east, south and southeast Asia, which account for a majority of the global consumers and share common challenges and experiences. (more...)
Kamal Haasan says 'get ready', hints fans about political debut on birthday Kamal Haasan says 'get ready', hints fans about political debut on birthday
- October 26, 2017

While writing for a Tamil magazine "Vikatan", the 62-year-old actor said that his announcement will include details about how his fans can contact him. For his political party, Haasan indicated that he would crowd-source funds to ensure transparency. While Haasan has admitted to being inspired by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and had also conducted a meeting with its head Arvind Kejriwal some weeks back, he has ruled out any arrangement with AAP. (more...)

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