Author: 0 Merkel's conservatives score decisive win in key state vote

Mr Schulz had been hoping for a boost after two previous state election defeats sapped his party's momentum. Opinion polls had also consistently shown the state's premier, Hannelore Kraft , as more popular that her conservative challenger Armin Laschet.

Author: 0 Oil prices climb as investors wait for OPEC meeting

Opec and the Russia-led group of countries last year reached an agreement to remove about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from the market in the first half of this year, leading initially to an oil price spike. "We welcome shale, we want it to be back, we want it to be at a moderate healthy level", Mr Al Falih said. Still, Flynn is more bullish on OPEC's future, noting that it takes time to boost production from unconventional wells due to their steep rate of decline, whereas traditional ...

Author: 0 AMETEK, Inc.'s (AME), Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.'s (ESRT)

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 1.38, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, April 11 by Canaccord Genuity. $404,573 worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) was sold by Gifford Craig E. $1.08M worth of U.S.

Money What Are Analysts Suggestions On Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
Author: 0 What Are Analysts Suggestions On Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)

The company's revenue for the quarter was down 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 82,582 shares in the company, valued at $1,509,598.96. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and global trademark and copyright law.

Money Israel to supply advanced defence systems to Indian Navy
Author: 0 Israel to supply advanced defence systems to Indian Navy

According to a statement released by the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on Sunday, the Israeli company will provide the Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) with the naval version of the aerial defense system Barak 8, which means "lightning" in Hebrew, to be installed aboard four Indian Navy ships.

Author: 0 Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism

Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities, drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this earth". "This is a battle between good and evil". It's Axis of Evil, good versus evil", says Iyad Baghdadi, a writer and fellow with the Norwegian think tank Civita. The speech in a gilded hall bedecked with chandeliers is part of an effort to redefine his relationship with the Muslim world after Trump frequently attacked Muslims on the campaign trail ...

Author: 0 Iran's Foreign Minister Criticizes Trump's Allegations Against Tehran

Shi'ite Muslim majority Iran and Sunni-led Saudi Arabia have always been bitter rivals in the region, with each accusing the other of attempting to undermine competing branches of Islam. "The only way to peace in the Middle East is a pullout of the USA forces from the region", Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brig. On Sunday, Trump outlined his vision for US-Muslim relations to an audience of more than 50 leaders of Muslim countries attending the "Arab Islamic American ...

Author: 0 North Korea confirms details of missile launch

The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) and reached a height of 560 kilometers (350 miles) Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean. Trump reportedly told him he wanted to help settle the nuclear issue with North Korea by working with recently elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Author: 0 Federal Budget 2017: Drug testing of dole recipients defended by Malcolm Turnbull

Treasurer Scott Morrison used the annual budget to try appease an electorate angry that they will likely never achieve the great Australian dream of owning their home, but said there was no "silver bullet" to make housing more affordable. "As a result, they will regain access to state and territory based concessions that were withdrawn after the change", Mr Morrison said. The levy will raise $6.2 billion over four years but has been slammed as a "very bad idea" by David Murray, the head of ...

Author: 0 To Buy Or Sell Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) On Latest Analyst Consensus

Johnson Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in Symantec by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 1.80% and Weekly Volatility of 2.92%. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $0.43. Advsr Asset Mngmt has 0.02% invested in Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) for 99,660 shares.

Author: 0 English wedding: Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

Middleton took the spotlight by surprise when she acted as maid of honor at the 2011 wedding of her sister to William mainly due to her svelte figure, the back of which was captured by many a camera. After the ceremony, Pippa and James walked hand-in-hand from the church and posed for the waiting press before sharing a lingering kiss at the lych gate as their married life began.

Author: 0 Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

Saudi Arabia was the initial stop on Trump's first foreign trip since inauguration, a tour that includes a visit to Israel, the Palestinian territories, Rome and Brussels. Drive them out of your community. White House officials said they considered Trump's address to be a counterweight to Obama's debut speech to the Muslim world in 2009 in Cairo.

Money Trudeau swats away Super Hornet questions amid Boeing-Bombardier dispute
Author: 0 Trudeau swats away Super Hornet questions amid Boeing-Bombardier dispute

If Bombardier reaches its stated goal, he said, it would squeeze Boeing from that market and cost the company US$330 million a year in annual sales. The U.S. commerce department and the worldwide trade commission agreed with Boeing . Although it is early to predict what may come of this week's aerospace dispute - a decision from the trade commission isn't expected until June 12 - Liberals have potentially boxed themselves into a corner.

Author: 0 Pearson plc (PSON) Insider Sidney Taurel Buys 2100 Shares

The company's 50 day moving average is 201.26 and its 200 day moving average is 164.17. On The Beach Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 173.80 and a 12 month high of GBX 394.00. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of GBX 418 ($5.41).

Money TPP trade-deal members seek to move ahead without US
Author: 0 TPP trade-deal members seek to move ahead without US

But the US withdrawal has put major doubts over the future of the TPP agreement, a point reinforced in comments made by Vietnam's trade minister. "One of the reasons we chose to be part of the TPP was the potential access to the USA market and if that does not happen one of the major motivations to be part of the TPP will be removed".

Author: 0 Nawaz, Trump exchange pleasantries at Saudi summit

U.S. President Donald Trump , struggling to shake a brewing scandal at home, will attempt a reset on Sunday with the Islamic world after frequently attacking Muslims on the campaign trail a year ago and trying to ban many from the United States.

Money Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power
Author: 0 Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power

The level of support in Sunday's referendum "will be above 55 per cent and thus far above any area of doubt", pollster Claude Longchamp said, basing the projection on partial results . But since all of Switzerland's nuclear plants have open-ended operating licences, there is no clear cut-off date determining when they should be shut down.

Money Kejriwal not resigning, party, says there will be a big revelation today
Author: 0 Kejriwal not resigning, party, says there will be a big revelation today

Meanwhile, Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he had been hurt by the corruption allegations against Kejriwal, reported DNA . Congress' city unit chief Ajay Maken promptly demanded Kejriwal's resignation and asked the Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal to sanction the prosecution of the Chief Minister and his ministers.

Money Texas congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump's impeachment
Author: 0 Texas congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump's impeachment

This is the week impeachment went from a marginal dream, to front and center possibility. Try it and we'll lynch all you *****. "We can give you a short rope before we hang your n-- ass". Tens of thousands of people on Wednesday added their names to an online petition to impeach Donald Trump , bringing the number of signers to more than 1 million.

Author: 0 New Analyst Ratings For Group (LON:MONY)

It has a 6.11 P/E ratio. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of IMI plc from GBX 990 ($12.78) to GBX 1,120 ($14.46) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, February 27th. It now has negative earnings. The Firm focuses on maturing assets and undeveloped oil fields. Ratings analysis reveals 38% of Continental Building Products's analysts are positive.

Money Cuts Polymetal International PLC (POLY) Price Target to GBX 956
Author: 0 Cuts Polymetal International PLC (POLY) Price Target to GBX 956

Among 23 analysts covering UBM Plc (LON:UBM), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. AstraZeneca plc (ADR) had 26 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.53% the S&P500. Murphy Capital Management Inc sold 4,583 shares as Visa Inc Com Cl A (V)'s stock 0.00%.

Money Ivanka Trump fund takes $100M from Saudi Arabia, UAE
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump fund takes $100M from Saudi Arabia, UAE

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia-A welcome by the Saudi royal family and a $110 billion package of new arms deals defined the first day on Saturday of U.S. President Donald Trump's maiden trip overseas and sent a message about countering Iran, a shared adversary in the Middle East.

Money Comey declines to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Comey declines to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

The FBI has never had a female director. Comey had already been invited to testify before the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday about his firing a week ago, but he declined the invitation. I need to see it sooner rather than later. "If these reports are true, the President's brazen attempt to shut down the FBI's investigation of Michael Flynn is an assault on the rule of law that is fundamental to our democracy", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.

Author: 0 Trouble for Chidambaram son Karti as multi-agency probe intensifies

The searches were in connection with the alleged favours granted in foreign investment clearance to INX Media in 2007The couple is now in jail in connection with the murder of Sheena Bora, Indrani's daughter from an earlier marriage. Instead of acknowledging the Income Tax Department that would have nipped the fraud in 2008 itself but for the finance ministry officials persuading it to drop the investigation, the CBI claims it registered the FIR on the basis of "a reliable information ...

Author: 0 Switzerland's Clariant, Huntsman of US in chemicals merger

The all-stock transaction - which Clariant said would be a "merger of equals" - was agreed by the boards of both companies. The company will be named HuntsmanClariant. President and CEO of Huntsman, Peter R. Huntsman, said the new company will be "a global leader in specialty chemicals with a combined balance sheet providing substantial financial strength and flexibility".

Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. pulls away to win after late restart at Kansas

Brazil's Helio Castroneves will join Power on the front row in Saturday's race. That meant Truex restarted third, directly behind Blaney with 18 laps to go. It's unfortunate for everyone. He has an average finish of 16.8 at this track and a driver rating of 95.7. However, it was Kyle Busch who was the leader of the last 18 laps and the victor of the first stage.

Author: 0 Xi Threatens War if Philippines Drills South China Sea: Duterte

China says it has reached agreement with the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations on the rough outline of a legally binding code of conduct created to prevent clashes in the strategic South China Sea . Naval War College weigh "the high cost of stopping Freedom of Navigation operations" in the South China Sea . "In particular, the Philippines must strengthen its alliance with the United States, the only country with whom the Philippines has a mutual defense ...

Money Mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest donates $400 million to Australian charities
Author: 0 Mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest donates $400 million to Australian charities

Speaking at the event, where guests included Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman, Forrest said that he was proud of the Australian community's love for philanthropy and the local community. The billionaire philanthropist, whose net worth is about $5.78 billion according to Forbes, is one of Australia's 10 wealthiest people and was a nominee for the 2017 Australian of the Year.

Author: 0 US stock indexes move higher in early trading; oil rises

Fiduciary Group LLC now owns 34,697 shares of the retailer's stock worth $2,502,000 after buying an additional 4,316 shares during the last quarter. However, sales of those items strengthened as the quarter progressed. If you are reading this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright law. If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States ...

Author: 0 Tim Farron targets young voters with Lib Dem manifesto promising 'brighter future'

Tim Farron's Liberal Democrats have launched their election plans with a commitment to a second vote on Brexit and a budget led by the legalisation of cannabis. They say the budget would be balanced for day-to-day spending by the following year - though the United Kingdom would still borrow cash for major one-off capital infrastructure projects.

Author: 0 Oil market 'almost balanced' despite rising USA supply: IEA

OPEC officials will meet next week in Vienna to talk about extending oil production cuts that have stabilized oil prices but haven't rebalanced the global oil market yet. has remained modest compared to the move that occurred past year when the OPEC cuts were first announced". Goldman Sachs said output would increase from OPEC members that were exempt from the cuts.

Author: 0 RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA) Analyst Target Changes

The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.05 on May 18, reaching $19.5. The firm's 50-day moving average is GBX 181.97 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 178.69. According to the latest broker reports outstanding on Friday 19th of May, 2 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 2 analysts "buy", 11 analysts "neutral", 1 analysts "sell" and 2 analysts "strong sell".

Money Lucknow express derails at Unnao; no casualty
Author: 0 Lucknow express derails at Unnao; no casualty

Railway Ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena on Sunday confirmed that no casualties or injuries were reported, after the derailment of Lokmanya Tilak train earlier in the day. On March 30, eight coaches of the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express jumped off the tracks near Mahoba in the same state. Meanwhile, a special train from Lucknow junction has been sent for passengers stranded at Unnao station and Indian Railways has released helpline no.

Money Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit
Author: 0 Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

First Lady Melania Trump and the U.S. President's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump spoke to a group of Saudi women during a roundtable discussion at the General Electric all-female service center at the Saudi capital . The speech is part of a re-set effort with the Muslim world after Mr Trump frequently attacked Muslims on the campaign trail a year ago and tried to ban many from entering the United States.

Money GST Bill: Maharashtra Legislature begins three-day session today
Author: 0 GST Bill: Maharashtra Legislature begins three-day session today

The house later unanimously passed the tax laws bill which was passed by the legislative assembly on May 20. This is for the first time that the Legislature will have a sitting on a Sunday, that is May 21. Similarly the third bill deals with the state Acts to be repealed with the passage of SGST Act 2017. Of course, the fall in inflation was supported by a sharp correction in global commodity prices and good monsoon in the last season, As the price rise remained within the target of four per ...

Author: 0 MS Dhoni sets record for most IPL finals by a single player

Skipper Steve Smith scored 51 runs while Ajinkya Rahane came up with a 44-run knock in Pune chase. In the four games he has played for Mumbai Indians, the Australian left-arm pacer has provided crucial breakthroughs and restricted the flow of runs.

Author: 0 China Blasts US 'Blind Use of Unilateral Sanctions' Versus Iran

Ghasemi has said Iran would retaliate by adding nine United States individuals and companies to its own sanctions list, accusing them of "clear violations of human rights" in relation to their support for Israel or "terrorist groups" in the Middle East.

Money Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders
Author: 0 Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders

A Sunday meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi underscored the kinship, with Trump saluting his counterpart on the April release of Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi, who had been detained in the country for almost three years.

Author: 0 James Comey's father defends son, blasts Trump as 'nuts'

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mark Warner, said he expects Comey to "shed light on issues critical to this Committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election". Initially, the White House said that Trump acted entirely based on the advice of deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein and attorney general Jeff Sessions.

Money Saudi king slams Iran as 'spearhead of global terrorism'
Author: 0 Saudi king slams Iran as 'spearhead of global terrorism'

Trump has criticised Obama's remarks as too apologetic for U.S. actions in the region. Iran's ruling powers represent the "tip of the spear" of global terrorism, Saudi King Salman said in a speech on Sunday during a visit of U.S. "America is prepared to stand with you", Trump will say. His speech was denounced by many Republicans and criticized by a number of America's Middle East allies as being a sort of apology.

Money Melania, Ivanka Skip Headscarves in Saudi Arabia-Despite Trump Criticism in 2015
Author: 0 Melania, Ivanka Skip Headscarves in Saudi Arabia-Despite Trump Criticism in 2015

And in 2011 Lavrov, who recently was a guest of Trump's at the White House and has been at the center of controversies Trump left behind in Washington, was also trying to win over the US's Arab allies. During a press briefing Saturday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hammered Iran's newly re-elected president for his government's oppressive policies.

Money Major delays at airports due to passport control system outage
Author: 0 Major delays at airports due to passport control system outage

Global airline passengers are facing huge delays departing Australian airports this morning, after the nation-wide system used to verify passports was hit by a massive technical issue. The Advanced Passenger Processing system, that allows airports to check passports, was temporarily down from approximately 7:30am this morning (May 22).

Money Westpac says bank levy will cost $260m
Author: 0 Westpac says bank levy will cost $260m

Australia's "Big Four" banks - Westpac , Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank Ltd and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd are very well capitalised and extremely profitable. A further objection is that the Levy now has no end date, so it becomes a permanent tax impost on companies that are already amongst Australia's largest taxpayers.

Author: 0 Billy Vunipola out of Lions tour to NZ

Described as a certainty for the Test side, he decided after playing in Saracens' Premiership semi-final defeat by Exeter on Saturday that he was not fit enough for the demanding five-week tour. The Lions squad convened at Carton House near Dublin on Sunday evening with 30 players in attendance. At the top of his game he is a player who Gatland, ...

Money Trump's big-league Middle East trip through the eyes of an Israeli satirist
Author: 0 Trump's big-league Middle East trip through the eyes of an Israeli satirist

US President Donald Trump heads for Israel and the Palestinian territories Monday as part of his first trip overseas since taking office, hoping to renew peace efforts but with controversy trailing him. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Israeli officials say they are largely in the dark about what ideas Trump might present for peace or what concessions he may demand.

Author: 0 Blancco Technology Group PLC's (BLTG) Sell Rating Reiterated at FinnCap

Finally, Bryan, Garnier & Co restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 5,400 ($69.70) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. They now have a buy rating on the stock. 02/17/2016 - Reckitt Benckiser Pl had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Investec. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Neutral" on Monday, April 4.

Author: 0 Big-spending Aussie Budget is supported by hefty taxes

A levy on the biggest banks and crackdown on multinational tax avoidance could well be out of the Greens' playbook. Among revenue boosting measures was a six-basis point levy on the liabilities of banks with liabilities of more than A$100 billion from July 1, a move that will help the government raise A$6.2 billion through 2020/21 to aid budget fix.

Money Emmanuel Macron holds first Cabinet meeting
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron holds first Cabinet meeting

Check out Federal News Radio's latest podcasts. Le Drian was seen as the driving force behind France's counter-terrorism operations in West Africa and the Middle East , and a key player in efforts to fight the threat from Islamist militants at home by putting some 10,000 soldiers on the streets of France.