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Tillerson says Russian Federation willing to discuss Ukraine
- August 07, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday he believes Washington and Russia can find a way to ease tension, saying it wouldn't be useful to cut ties over the single issue of suspected Russian meddling in the U.S. He predicted "it will be difficult" to hammer out the details but that compromise can be reached if all parties - including the US - use their influence in Syria to persuade armed groups there to comply. (more...)
McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
- August 07, 2017

Barclays PLC reiterated an equal weight rating and set a GBX 135 ($1.78) target price on shares of Cobham plc in a report on Friday. Jefferies Group LLC lowered shares of Carillion plc to a hold rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from GBX 360 ($4.75) to GBX 230 ($3.03) in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. (more...)
Jefferies Group Comments on Zions Bancorporation's Q2 2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:ZION)
- August 07, 2017

Engineers Gate Manager LP holds 0.04% in Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ: ZION ) or 9,340 shares. Bright Rock Capital Management Llc acquired 83,000 shares as Aqua America Inc (WTR)'s stock rose 4.80%. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $43.57 and a 200-day moving average of $42.54. Zions Bancorporation announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, June 28th that authorizes the company to repurchase $465.00 million in outstanding shares. (more...)
Paddy Power Plc (PAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC Paddy Power Plc (PAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
- August 07, 2017

Peel Hunt lowered their target price on shares of Paddy Power Betfair Plc from £110 ($145.10) to £100 ($131.91) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Gary McGann, chairman of Paddy Power Betfair , added: "Breon has been talking with me and the board about his long-term plans and accordingly, some months ago, we intensified our focus on executive succession planning to ensure an orderly transition". (more...)
China urges talks, not sanctions with North Korea China urges talks, not sanctions with North Korea
- August 07, 2017

Weathering the impact of the Asian financial crisis in 1997, it then went on to expand its footprint through the East Asia Summit process", Singh further said. Analysts believe China will continue to grow its influence in ASEAN at a time of uncertainty over the Trump administration's security priorities and whether it will try to keep China's aggressive behaviour in the South China Sea in check. (more...)
Gwynne Dyer: Reservoir dogs in the White House
- August 07, 2017

Now, Trump has appointed retired military general John Kelly to take over as Chief of Staff in hopes that he can bring order to a disarrayed White House Cabinet. She was asked if this included staffers like Ivanka Trump , Jared Kushner, and Steve Bannon. While details are yet to be confirmed, even the idea of a filmmaker capturing Scaramucci's White House drama sounds too absurd (and potentially lucrative) to pass up. (more...)
British mother shot after wrong turn into Brazil favela British mother shot after wrong turn into Brazil favela
- August 07, 2017

Police say she is undergoing surgery. According to the O Dia newspaper، they ended up in the Agua Santa community - a slum area known to have drug traffickers - because of a difficulty in understanding directions. The Foreign Office said: "The Foreign Office is in touch with local authorities in Rio de Janeiro following reports of a British national being shot near the city". (more...)
Russian Federation probe team asks WH for records Russian Federation probe team asks WH for records
- August 07, 2017

No mention of "witch hunts" or accusations that Democrats are sore losers after Trump's defeat of Hillary Clinton . Yet he did so in service of uniting his impassioned supporters against Congress, which is led by his party, and against federal prosecutors. (more...)
ASEAN communique a message to China ASEAN communique a message to China
- August 07, 2017

During a one-hour trilateral luncheon, the ministers reviewed the latest sanctions and explored ways to better enforce them, such as through collaboration with China and Russia, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said. Mr Wang's statement repeated Beijing's proposal for a "double suspension", or a halt to North Korean nuclear development and to joint US-South Korean military exercises. (more...)
Political Communication in the Trump White House
- August 07, 2017

Axios added that when he worked with Sessions, Miller effectively functioned as the congressional arm of Breitbart News, the staunchly pro-Trump outlet that has gained influence since Trump rose to power. White House chief strategist Steve Bannon favors the restructuring, but Miller might not necessarily have the title of communications director, the official said. (more...)
UNSC imposes new sanctions on N.Korea UNSC imposes new sanctions on N.Korea
- August 07, 2017

Haley noted that Russian Federation was part of the Security Council negotiations, adding that she hoped "their days of meddling in elections are over". During the meeting with Ri, Wang also issued a standard statement calling on the two Koreas and the United States to "exercise restraint and make the right choices", according to Xinhua News Agency. (more...)
Senate eyes bipartisan approach to Obamacare fix, defying Trump Senate eyes bipartisan approach to Obamacare fix, defying Trump
- August 07, 2017

While the leaders stopped short of saying they were surrendering on an issue that's guided the party for seven years, their remarks underscored that Republicans have hit a wall when it comes to resolving internal battles over what their stance should be. (more...)
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson 'rejects Ajax for Leeds United' Cameron Borthwick-Jackson 'rejects Ajax for Leeds United'
- August 07, 2017

The 20-year-old left-back broke into Manchester United's first team under Louis van Gaal and made 14 appearances for the Red Devils in their 2015/16 season. Thomas Christiansen lost left-back Gaetano Berardi to a dislocated shoulder and centre-back Matthew Pennington to an ankle injury. It highlighted an obvious flaw in what seems to be a decent squad, but it now seems that Christiansen may have sorted it out by snapping up Borthwick-Jackson on loan. (more...)
President, Vice President greet people on Raksha Bandhan President, Vice President greet people on Raksha Bandhan
- August 07, 2017

She is the sister who is nearly like your mom. To save time and efforts and send Rakhi gifts within 24 hours, you must choose their Same Day Rakhi Delivery service. The smartphone will remain with your sister for a long time and she will feel happy about it everytime she uses. First of all, Happy Raksha Bandhan 2017 Wishes to all my beloved brothers and sisters. (more...)
Haryana BJP leader sparks controversy, stalls ambulance causing death Haryana BJP leader sparks controversy, stalls ambulance causing death
- August 07, 2017

The patient, Naveen Soni, 42-year-old, lost his life as the ambulance reached the hospital late. He asked for compensation and argued for half an hour. The ambulance reportedly clipped Nagpal's auto following which he chased down the ambulance and snatched away the keys from the driver. Speaking to a news channel, BJP leader Darshan Nagpal has denied stopping the ambulance. (more...)
Russia Hopes for Continuation of Contacts With US Over Syrian Settlement Russia Hopes for Continuation of Contacts With US Over Syrian Settlement
- August 07, 2017

Mr Lavrov said he and Mr Tillerson spoke at length on a wide range of topics, from the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula to co-ordination between Russian Federation and the United States to withstand attacks. The US has cautiously raised concern over Russia's alleged interference in last year's presidential election and its effect on relations between the two nations. (more...)
ASEAN slams North Korea over nuclear missiles test ASEAN slams North Korea over nuclear missiles test
- August 07, 2017

China has steadfastly opposed any mention in ASEAN statements of its island building in the disputed waters, its reported installation of a missile defence system on the new features and an arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's historic claims to the strategic waters. (more...)
RS polls: Congress MLAs return to Gujarat from Bengaluru amid high security RS polls: Congress MLAs return to Gujarat from Bengaluru amid high security
- August 07, 2017

The Gujarat Congress legislators, camping at a private resort near here, will be flown back to their home state directly, and not to Delhi as has been reported in a section of the media, party sources said here yesterday. According to reports, BJP president Shah is trying his best to defeat Patel in the elections to hurt the Gandhi family. Condemning the stoning of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's vehicle, he said that the BJP believes in defeating the Congress, but not in "stone ... (more...)
Asean diplomats issue strong rebuke, warning to North Korea Asean diplomats issue strong rebuke, warning to North Korea
- August 07, 2017

North Korea pulled out of the talks - which also include South Korea, the U.S., China, Japan and Russian Federation - in 2009 to protest worldwide condemnation of a long-range rocket launch. "There were views that, 'How can we hear them out or confront them if they're not there?' But there's also a view that we should give them an ultimatum", Cayetano said late Friday after discussing the issue with other foreign ministers. (more...)
Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents
- August 07, 2017

The updated disclosure also confirms that Flynn had agreed to work with the SCL Group, at the time the British parent company of Cambridge Analytica, a data science company hired by Trump's campaign. The filing shows that Flynn was paid more than $140,000 for his roles as adviser and consultant to Minneapolis-based NJK. The statement claimed that he "provided his counsel and guidance on public sector business opportunities for secure communications technology within the U.S. (more...)
Motherwell 1-2 Rangers: Graham Dorrans revels in 'dream' competitive debut Motherwell 1-2 Rangers: Graham Dorrans revels in 'dream' competitive debut
- August 07, 2017

Missing from Sunday's matchday squad, striker Martyn Waghorn looks poised for the Ibrox exit with Ipswich Town and Sunderland preparing to tender bids for a player entering the final year of his contract. Did you see who lost one ball in the second half and we nearly got on transition? "We were under the cosh a little bit towards the end and we saw it out well". (more...)
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn Special prosecutor Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn
- August 07, 2017

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said during an appearance Sunday on ABC News's "This Week" that she has "zero concern" about a 2020 campaign by Pence. "They are telling him, 'Just enact your program". Members of the sweeping federal investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller requested the White House submit documents linked to Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, paper revealed. (more...)
Secret jihadi base in Syria is training 'sleeper cells' Secret jihadi base in Syria is training 'sleeper cells'
- August 07, 2017

Every European who crosses the border to Syria, they are offered the opportunity to join. The captured jihadi said: "It takes seven months to be trained in al-Kharsa brigade". Mr de Kerchove added: "There are largely two categories of returnees: those in the majority who will drift back and those who will be sent back on specific missions, which are of most concern". (more...)
Stephen Miller could take on a WH communications role
- August 07, 2017

According to the newspaper, Miller , who now acts as Trump's chief speechwriter, is being promoted by his allies as a candidate who understands Trump and the White House's agenda and would therefore be effective at communicating this to the media and public. (more...)
Stephen Miller could replace Mooch as White House communications director
- August 07, 2017

Stephen Miller , a senior policy adviser to President Donald Trump who is known for his hard-line views on immigration policy and his fiery exchanges with reporters, could expand his portfolio to include communications, two White House officials said Saturday. (more...)
United Kingdom targets low-priced energy United Kingdom targets low-priced energy
- August 07, 2017

Britain's government launched a review on how best to reduce long-term energy bills for households and business on Sunday, prompted in part by concerns that high electricity costs could damage industrial competitiveness. "We must ensure we deliver an industrial strategy based on a low carbon economy and where the billions of investment needed can be delivered competitively via a range of technologies at the lowest cost to consumers". (more...)
Renault signs landmark auto deal in Iran
- August 07, 2017

The value of the agreement, which was signed after 10 months of negotiations, would be €660 million. It's expected to create about 3,000 jobs for the two companies, Iran's IDRO and the privately owned Negin Group. Negotiations were painstaking, with Renault reportedly reluctant to meet Iranian requirements to source 40 percent of their parts from local manufacturers, which have struggled to keep up with worldwide standards. (more...)
Virat Kohli meets the Great Khali, shares picture on social media Virat Kohli meets the Great Khali, shares picture on social media
- August 07, 2017

Just before meeting Khali, the skipper has answered the few questions shot by the media, he opened up about the ongoing innings and performance of India, poured vast praises on all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. That kind of energy I can sense in the team, and the team believes that as well. "We are creating a habit of winning. And everyone plays with a lot of passion". (more...)
Prosecutors seek 12 years prison for Samsung heir for bribery Prosecutors seek 12 years prison for Samsung heir for bribery
- August 07, 2017

The prosecutors' recommendation ends a four-month-long trial into allegations against Samsung's 49-year-old vice chairman, Lee Jae-yong. The merger made Lee the largest shareholder in the combined entity, now just called Samsung C&T, which in turn owns a controlling stake in Samsung Electronics, the crown jewel of the conglomerate with assets worth 350 trillion won. (more...)
Xi's Move to Slap North Korea Buys Time With Trump on Trade Xi's Move to Slap North Korea Buys Time With Trump on Trade
- August 07, 2017

But the draft resolution would ban all exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood. The proposed sanctions resolution would also block countries from using new North Korean workers overseas in what the official described as "deplorable " conditions. (more...)

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