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Author: 0 Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Biffa PLC (BIFF)

The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 30 by Barclays Capital. Credit Suisse Group reduced their target price on Acacia Mining PLC to GBX 540 ($6.83) and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st.

Global Indian women's hockey squad announced for HWL Semi Final
Author: 0 Indian women's hockey squad announced for HWL Semi Final

Yes we do get one odd results over top team but there has been no consistency. The contest between the two Asian Giants took place at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on 18 June 2017. Whereas only Ragunath could score a goal for India. Captain Manpreet Singh said, "We wanted to win on the field today to show not only our proud nation but all theworld that we will stand up and fight for what we believe in through sport".

Author: 0 The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice

Closing arguments are set for Monday, Ju. Minnesota Democratic Governor Mark Dayton also weighed in, saying he did not think the shooting would have happened if Castile had been white. Thousands of protesters gathered Friday night after a jury found a police officer not guilty in last year's fatal shooting of motorist Philando Castile .

Author: 0 Election billed as referendum on Trump goes for the Republican

Ossoff ran a careful campaign and shied away from talking about Trump, and some groups on the left wasted no time in insisting that Democrats must draw brighter contrasts with the GOP. "It was an opportunity to throw a wrench into Republican recruiting and fundraising efforts for 2018; to potentially set off a wave of retirements, creating easier to win open seats", he said.

Author: 0 Man Tasered after incident at mosque

In a statement on behalf of his family, his nephew Ellis Osborne, 26, said: "We are massively shocked". President Trump has taken to Twitter during previous terror attacks to make the case for tighter restrictions on travel from predominantly Muslim countries.

Author: 0 What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

Handel noted in her victory speech "the obligation of being the first Republican woman elected to Congress from the great state of Georgia ", as the crowd shouted, "Karen!" Rep. Put on defense, House Democratic leaders from Pelosi on down tried to spin the outcome in Georgia as positive, arguing that coming in a close second in the solidly Republican district augured well for their chances of taking back the House next year.

Global Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria
Author: 0 Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

It said the attack targeted "a command base.... of the terrorists in Deir Ezzor", Syria's oil-rich eastern province. Iran launched series of ballistic missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, in response to ISIS' double terror attack in Tehran last week, local media reports.

Global UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack
Author: 0 UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Officers said they acted after finding a man waving an "item" around near the London Central Mosque in Regent's Park. In the Manchester attack , Salman Ramadan Abedi killed more than 20 people and left dozens of others injured, according to authorities.

Global Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway
Author: 0 Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

The vehicle, a maroon sedan, appeared to have crashed into the median separating the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Skyway, CBS Chicago reports . The eastbound lanes of the Skyway were shut down for almost six hours as police investigated. A Skyway spokesperson said one of their workers who witnessed the shooting suffered a panic attack and was also taken to the hospital.

Author: 0 China hold talks focusing on North Korean threat

North Korea last tested a nuclear bomb in September, but it has conducted repeated missile tests since and vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland, putting it at the forefront of Trump's security worries.

Author: 0 Obamacare repeal imminent in Congress: Pence

The budget office concluded that the House-approved version of the bill would cost 23 million Americans health coverage by 2026. "If it is going to pass, the bill is going to have to make meaningful steps to reduce premiums", he said. Republican Thom Tillis of North Carolina said the draft bill, which GOP leaders plan to release Thursday morning, would effectively delay the repeal of Obamacare until 2020, allow more generous tax credits for people buying individual insurance policies, and ...

Global Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks
Author: 0 Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said talks with Brexit Secretary David Davis , which are starting a year after Britain's vote to leave, had started "on the right foot". "We are talking about orderly withdrawal first, and that makes sense". There will be one week of negotiations every month, with a pause in between for technical work and consultations.

Author: 0 Qatar opens channels with Oman ports amid Gulf crisis

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has denounced the sanctions imposed against Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as "unfair" and "illegal". In addition to cutting diplomatic ties, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt also halted air, sea and land transport links to Qatar, which relies on imports for most of its food.

Author: 0 Ruling AIADMK faction extends support to Kovind

Interestingly, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had yesterday stated that Sena was not interested in backing Kovind if his candidature is aimed at garnering Dalit votes. The BJP is readying four sets of nomination papers, which are to be proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , the BJP chief Amit Shah (he's an MLA), Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandra Babu Naidu and former Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal.

Author: 0 Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'

A DUP source warned that talks with Tories "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and a deal was "certainly not imminent". "I am looking forward to travelling to Downing Street today to meet the British Prime Minister, Theresa May", he said.

Author: 0 UK Queen's husband Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital

Prince Philip , Duke of Edinburgh , was hospitalized Tuesday evening due to an infection caused by a pre-existing condition, according to the BBC . The 96-year old was admitted to the hospital after he attended the Queen at Royal Ascot races and was intending to appear at the upcoming State Opening of Parliament but will no longer be in attendance.

Global US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea
Author: 0 US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea

Defense secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are expected to raise Warmbier's death and the related issues the USA has with Pyongyang at their meeting with their Chinese counterparts in town for the annual diplomatic and security dialogue on Wednesday.

Author: 0 India woos more Nigerians to participate in Yoga practice

Yoga is neither political nor religious and it fosters brotherhood globally, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on the occasion of International Day of Yoga on Wednesday. Several central government ministries also hosted events in their office premises for their employees. Members of the diplomatic community along with High Commission officials based in Islamabad enthusiastically participated in the event led by Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale.

Author: 0 #AGReport: City of Cape Town only metro to receive clean audit

The Western Cape has the most clean audits at 80 percent, followed by KwaZulu-Natal at 18 percent and the Eastern Cape at 16. Meanwhile, Tshwane municipality was ranked the highest contributor to unauthorised expenditure, with a total overspending value of close to R2 billion in the 2015/16 financial year.

Global Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day
Author: 0 Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day

Wearing T-shirts and trousers, ministers and government officials in the Narendra Modi government today only had yoga on their minds as they participated in IDYs annual celebrations across the country. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that Yoga belongs not merely to India but to the whole world and added that it is a science to attain inner-peace.

Author: 0 DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

However, sources inside DUP cautioned not to take the deal for granted, noting that the talks had not proceeded in the way the party expected. "It is very relevant whatever is going on there, though I understand the DUP seem to think it is something entirely different", he said.

Author: 0 US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

A series of meetings in recent weeks in Brussels and Beijing have focused on ways that participants believe the European Union could facilitate negotiations with North Korea, drawing on its members' diplomatic ties with Pyongyang and on its experience in helping to negotiate the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the officials said.

Author: 0 No Autopsy For Warmbier

There will be more interviews and records reviewed. The vigil was put on by the University of Virginia Student Council at 9 p.m.at the amphitheater on Grounds. From the White House to Capitol Hill, pressure mounted for a tough USA response, even as US diplomats sought to protect others Americans from facing a similar fate.

Global Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes
Author: 0 Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes

After a near ideal first day at the Royal Ascot meeting for Godolphin, watch out for them on day two as they look to add to the three winners they had yesterday. The mood was lightened during the day when the Countess of Wessex and Kate shared a humorous moment when they were in the traditional carriage procession - led by the Queen - that proceeds the first race.

Author: 0 Benjamin Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

Tasnim quoted a statement made by the IRGC public relations office Sunday as saying: "a number of mid-range ground-to-ground missiles were fired from the IRGC aerospace force's bases in Iran's western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan".

Global Pilot ejects after F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport
Author: 0 Pilot ejects after F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport

Investigators said a F-16 fighter jet caught fire during takeoff around 10:30 a.m. The pilot was transported to a hospital. The Ellington Airport is used by the United States military, NASA and general aviation tenants, but not commercial airlines, according to the Houston Chronicle .

Global Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation
Author: 0 Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

The elimination of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which aids the poor and elderly heat and cool their homes. The caucus singled out moves by Sessions on drug prosecutions and civil rights enforcement, and complained that the House GOP health care bill that Trump celebrated during a Rose Garden ceremony would "strip millions of black people of their health care".

Author: 0 DUP and Sinn Féin to meet with Leo Varadkar

Sinn Féin , he said, "won't interfere in British affairs". The DUP and Sinn Fein are taking part in Thursday's talks at Downing Street , along with smaller parties. "Any deal that undermines the Good Friday Agreement will be opposed by Sinn Féin and we would hope the Irish Government". "While there will be a political border between our two countries, there should not be an economic one and any border that does exist should be invisible", Varadkar, the first openly gay prime minister ...

Global This Veteran, Ironworker, and Cancer Survivor Is Running Against Paul Ryan
Author: 0 This Veteran, Ironworker, and Cancer Survivor Is Running Against Paul Ryan

Positioning himself as the everyman , Bryce certainly fits the role. He opens on Paul Ryan celebrating the signing of Trumpcare and moves on to his own mom, who has a preexisting condition - MS. Bryce has run for state legislature twice in the past and lost both times, according to the Associated Press . "This is the first time where he's really going to have the face the voters with the fact that he's gone Washington".

Global Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as first heir
Author: 0 Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as first heir

According to a royal decree, Mohammed bin Salman , 31, was also named deputy prime minister, and shall maintain his post as defense minister, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday. King Salman removed the previous crown prince, his nephew Mohammed Bin Nayef, who is 57. The benchmark Tadawul stock index rose 4.1 percent today, headed for its biggest gain in nearly two years.

Author: 0 Democrats lose an iconic battle in Georgia

While Democrats are unlikely to take any advice offered by the president, several have called for new strategies following Ossoff's loss. Ms Handel comfortably won the seat vacated by health and human services secretary Tom Price in the sixth congressional district of Georgia, beating Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff .

Global United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

The speech did not make reference to pledges in the manifesto to tax the elderly more heavily for their own care and take free lunches from schoolchildren, policies slammed by opposition parties and the public. The Queen also said that in light of recent terror attacks, existing laws would be revised. The Queen's Speech comes at a time when May's premiership has become vulnerable and the country's future uncertain, with negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union having ...

Global Flash flood warnings issued for multiple south AL counties
Author: 0 Flash flood warnings issued for multiple south AL counties

The storm is expected to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border late today or tonight, although the heaviest rains and strongest winds are expected to occur east of where landfall occurs. Already, some areas have seen up to four to seven inches of rain in this area and flash-flood warnings are in effect through late Wednesday afternoon.

Global John Bel Edwards: Please take Tropical Storm Cindy seriously
Author: 0 John Bel Edwards: Please take Tropical Storm Cindy seriously

Cindy is now about 165 miles (265 kilometers) south-southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana, moving toward the northwest at 8.0 mph (13 kilometers per hour). Forecasters warned 6 to 9 inches (15-22 cms) of rain and up to 12 inches (30 cms) in spots was the biggest threat in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle.

Author: 0 A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The UK

About 30 MPs have indicated that they will not accept leaving the European Union without a deal. The Queen invited Trump to Britain, but a date has never been set and United Kingdom media has speculated that the trip may be scrapped due to a lack of public support.

Global Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch
Author: 0 Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch

Opportunities are now being explored for the Iowa Wolves to serve as a testbed for using Fitbit technology in new ways to enhance basketball performance. The Wolves say Fitbit also will be featured in the renovated Target Center, including logging the new concession offerings into the Fitbit food section to help users make healthier choices.

Global UK Loses First Round In Brexit Negotiations
Author: 0 UK Loses First Round In Brexit Negotiations

Queen Elizabeth II will read out the watered-down policy and lawmakers will spend the next few days debating before bringing it to a vote, leaving the government very vulnerable just as it embarks on highly sensitive Brexit negotiations. The EU and United Kingdom negotiators agreed to have one week of negotiations every month, while using the time in between to work on proposals and exchange them.

Global Ghanaians, Indians Celebrate Yoga Day
Author: 0 Ghanaians, Indians Celebrate Yoga Day

Delivering the secretary general's message, an official said yoga can make an important contribution in achieving a healthy life and promoting well- being at a time when the world is striving to achieve sustainable development goals. Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma had reached his yoga destination, Coimbatore, a day in advance and tweeted his pictures from Isha Centre where he performed yoga today with Sadhguru, a yoga exponent.

Author: 0 Prince Philip hospitalized: Queen Elizabeth II's husband suffers from infection

Prince Philip was admitted to a hospital after he contracted an infection, the Buckingham Palace said. The infection is due to a pre-existing health condition, the Palace confirmed. He spent five days in 2012 in hospital with a bladder infection. The former naval officer's irascible, no-nonsense approach, combined with his infamous and sometimes politically incorrect off-the-cuff remarks, has not made it easy for people to warm to his style.

Global Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel
Author: 0 Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

He advised states on how to protect themselves ahead of the election on November 8. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, met on Wednesday with senior Senate Judiciary Committee members to ensure there was no conflict between his investigation of potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and the panel's probe of what led to Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.

Global Tropical Storm Cindy drenching Louisiana and Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy drenching Louisiana and Gulf Coast

Tropical storm conditions are affecting portions of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast over the eastern part of the warning area. "We want everyone to take every precaution", Edwards said. As the storm pushes inland, the risk of severe thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes may extend into northern parts of Louisiana and MS on Thursday.

Global Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries
Author: 0 Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

Hundreds of bullet fragments remained in Scalise's pelvis area, according to Sava, some of which won't be removed due to risk of further damage. Mr. "I think that his risk of death is substantially lower than when he came in-when you think of the word critical, he was as critical as you can be when he came in", Sava said.

Global Udall, Heinrich warn of dire consequences for NM under Republican health bill
Author: 0 Udall, Heinrich warn of dire consequences for NM under Republican health bill

But the messy process that haunted the House has swept across the Capitol as senators from both parties clamor for concrete details on what exact provisions will be included in a bill that makes up almost one-sixth of the USA economy. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said it would be "a non-starter" if the developing bill's subsidies are as large as Obama's. In one 25-second video clip, McConnell managed to touch on all the things people find objectionable about the process Republicans are using to push ...

Global Soros: Brexit is a 'lose-lose' proposition for Britain and EU
Author: 0 Soros: Brexit is a 'lose-lose' proposition for Britain and EU

Uncertainty has dragged on following Britain's snap elections on June 8, in which the ruling Conservative Party of Prime Minister May not only failed to boost its parliamentary majority but actually lost it, and has had to enter talks for a coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 U.S. weighs sanctions on Chinese companies that deal with North Korea

Top US officials began talks with their Chinese counterparts Wednesday seeking a tougher line on North Korea's nuclear ambitions - after President Donald Trump implied that Beijing had already tried and failed. Thornton cited Chinese restrictions on imports of North Korean coal as "notable" progress. Beforehand, China said it was hoping for "positive outcomes" from Wednesday's dialogue.

Global May apologises for response to London tower block fire
Author: 0 May apologises for response to London tower block fire

The Prime Minister said she "took responsibility" for the "failure of the state, local and national" to provide assistance in the immediate aftermath. Meanwhile, the first funeral for one of the first identified victims - 23-year-old Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali - was held on Wednesday at a mosque in east London .

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's King Salman ousts nephew in favor of son

Here's a look at major royal members in the history of the ultraconservative Sunni kingdom that's a longtime USA ally and top oil producer, and key figures in the latest reshuffle. The prince already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister and is spearheading economic reforms. It is known that Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz controls not only the army, but also the budgets of many sectors of the economy.

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