Money World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time
Author: 0 World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

The vote by 185 member states took place by secret ballot after the candidates made last minute pitches. The... Tedros, who goes by his first name (pronounced TAY-dros), won the job over Sania Nishtar , a cardiologist from Pakistan, and David Nabarro , a physician and World Health Organization veteran from Britain who led the U.N.'s response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak in 2014.

Author: 0 China rejects 'inappropriate' credit downgrade, says it 'exaggerates difficulties'

Though progressing reforms are likely to change the economy and financial system over time, they might not stop rising debt or the consequent growth in contingent liabilities for the government, according the agency. Luc Froehlich, head of investment directing for Asian fixed income at Fidelity International, said China was facing a number of issues: "The downgrade is yet another sign of the challenges faced by China, which is juggling rising leverage, declining economic growth rates and ...

Author: 0 Pure Storage Inc (NYSE:PSTG) Value Score to Watch

Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new position in Pure Storage during the fourth quarter worth $158,000. Pure Storage had a negative net margin of 37.84% and a negative return on equity of 41.13%. The business had revenue of $227.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $224.37 million.

Money Netanyahu: Trump Visit To Western Wall 'Destroyed UNESCO's Lies'
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Trump Visit To Western Wall 'Destroyed UNESCO's Lies'

In a press conference with Abbas Tuesday morning, he reiterated, "I have committed to try to reach a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians", speaking only in general terms. Trump said his trip was "focused on bringing nations together", adding that the Palestinians were "ready to reach for peace". "Making peace, however, will not be easy".

Author: 0 Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led output cut

Brent has averaged $53.90 per barrel so far this year. The U.S. shale industry, which became leaner and fitter during the oil-price slump, has increased output 500,000 barrels a day since OPEC started to discussing the cuts to 9.3 million and American-based companies all reported stronger revenues year-to-date.

Author: 0 NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

Click the audio player above to hear the full story . "The attacks we saw in Manchester will be something which will be addressed, I think actually by all leaders in one way or another, because the attacks were brutal and they deliberately targeted children, young people and families", NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg told reporters.

Author: 0 Trump retains private attorney to protect him in Russian Federation inquiry

Former FBI director Robert Mueller is now taking over the agency's investigation after being appointed as a special prosecutor , insulated from political pressure to pursue all leads. Both declined, deeming the request improper. FBI chief Mr Comey's dismissal was greeted with reactions, with critics accusing the president of trying to thwart the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump tests waters for achieving Middle East peace

At the least, it was extremely unusual. Trump, arriving from Saudi Arabia, declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran. ' 'We hope that one day Saudi Arabia will hold elections to end hereditary rulers and make the country much more powerful, ' he continued while refuting charges by King Salman bin Abdulaziz to the Islamic Republic for allegedly promoting and exporting terrorism in the region .

Author: 0 Exhausted President Trump Visits Israel in Search of Revived Peace Process

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said could total up to $350 billion, was the central achievement of Trump's first day in Riyadh, firs strop on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe. During Sunday's speech, when Trump said the US was "not here to tell other people how to live,"it was seen by some as a sign of weakness". And on the eve of Trump's visit, an Israeli official said Netanyahu's cabinet has approved confidence building measures with the Palestinians, including ...

Author: 0 The Next Move In Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG), Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST)

The share price is now down -2.04% for the past three months. Sweden-based Nordea Inv has invested 0% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. It has outperformed by 19.25% the S&P500. Therefore 82% are positive. (NYSEMKT:LNG) has risen 51.31% since May 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of LNG in report on Tuesday, September 6 with "Overweight" rating.

Author: 0 3i Group plc (III) Insider Acquires £25140 in Stock

The stock of MAN GROUP PLC ORD USD0.03428571428 (OTCMKTS:MNGPF) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, November 12 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, March 4, the company rating was maintained by Investec. The firm has "Buy" rating by TheStreet given on Tuesday, August 11. Drexel Hamilton initiated Cisco Systems, Inc. Credit Suisse maintained Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) rating on Thursday, November 10.

Author: 0 How Analysts Rated Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Last Week?

Bank Of America Corp now has $236.01B valuation. The stock added in the prior trading session by 1.52%, closing at the stock price of $23.39. About 1.00 million shares traded. Korea Investment CORP increased its position in Bank of America Corp by 1.4% in the third quarter. BAC's value Change from Open was at 1.56% with a Gap of -0.04%.

Author: 0 Talktalk Telecom Group PLC (TALK.L) Pushes Higher 4.37%

The stock of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Shore Capital. Berenberg Bank reissued a "sell" rating and issued a GBX 690 ($8.98) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th.

Author: 0 Playboy centerfold gets community service for body-shaming Snapchat post

Dana Cole, the lawyer for the 2015 Playmate of the Year, said she'll do the graffiti removal. Defendants who plead no contest do not admit guilt but do not dispute the charges and are convicted. "People are mocked, they're humiliated and in ways they can never fully get back". Senate Bill 784, which passed the Senate this week, affects anyone whose picture is taken nude or partially clothed if that picture is distributed on the internet.

Author: 0 Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call To Fight Islamist Extremism

But Trump departed for Europe having offered no real indication of a path forward on one of the world's most intractable disputes. "It strengthens the bond between us and it does chart this new pathway forward", said Rex Tillerson , Secretary of State.

Author: 0 Saudi, UAE pledge United States dollars 100 millions to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

He said earlier "there's a great feeling for peace throughout the Middle East", and suggested a potential warming by other countries toward Israel could be one "benefit" to the long-running tensions over Iran. "Islamist extremism" was meant to represent a measured rather than wholesale shift. "That's at least somewhat positive in showing that he's going out of his way to address Muslim leaders in a way that's not overly antagonistic".

Money New Zealand to spend budget windfall on roads and cut taxes
Author: 0 New Zealand to spend budget windfall on roads and cut taxes

The winners were "top earners who take home most of the tax benefits", he said. The couple rate for superannuitants will increase by $13 a week on 1 April next year in addition to the normal adjustments. Net Crown debt also continues to fall, meeting the government's target of 20 percent of GDP in 2019/20 and allowing contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to resume in 2020/21 following their suspension in 2009 in response to the global financial crisis.

Author: 0 Oil Prices Stall Ahead of Pivotal OPEC Meeting

Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee will discuss several options for extension of Opec /non-Opec supply cuts including 12 months, Kuwait Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq told reporters in Vienna before the meeting. OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said there is "growing consensus" for an extension. The proposal comes just as OPEC oil producers are due to meet to try to extend an agreement limiting output meant to boost oil prices, so the prospect of more oil on markets will not ...

Author: 0 Report says bill would cut deficit by $119b

Joseph Antos, a resident scholar at the libertarian American Enterprise Institute who specializes in health care, said the new estimate "is the same signal repeated", conveying that the changes congressional Republicans envision would cut the price of premiums and trim the deficit while leaving more Americans without insurance.

Author: 0 Is there a Bearish outlook for Hunting plc (LON:HTG) this week?

Among 31 analysts covering AstraZeneca PLC ( LON:AZN ), 15 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Hunting PLC had 114 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.5 reported by 1 number of analyst for the quarter. GONZALEZ RICHARD A also sold $4.63 million worth of AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) on Wednesday, March 8.

Money Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after terror attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after terror attack

Police on Tuesday said they believed British-born Salman Abedi , aged 22, carried out Britain's deadliest bombing in almost 12 years and Prime Minister Theresa May said another attack could be imminent. "I think they were just saying that to calm people down before they got out". White described the brutal change in mood from the previous evening: "It's a disgusting tragedy".

Money Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome

Francis explained that the branch is a symbol of peace, and Trump replied, "We can use peace". Whereas part of the meeting between Pope Francis and Mr. Along with her father and stepmother Melania, Trump met Pope Francis on Wednesday morning, and Pompei said she told the trafficking victims the pontiff was "a great advocate for your stories".

Money China warns against chaos in Korean region
Author: 0 China warns against chaos in Korean region

North Korea on Thursday accused South Korea of firing 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds earlier this week, dismissing as a fabrication Seoul's claim that it had fired warning shots because of an object flying across their border.

Money Chinese Sovereign Debt Downgraded
Author: 0 Chinese Sovereign Debt Downgraded

China's credit names should soon be downgraded to reflect the lowered sovereign rating. UOB economist Suan Teck Kin said Moody's view of slowing growth in China "appears to be overly pessimistic". Moody's decision came as China tries to clean up a toxic brew of unregulated and risky lending that for years has fuelled the economy's spectacular growth, though some analysts doubt Beijing's willingness to quit its debt addiction.

Author: 0 OPEC moves towards 9-month output cut extension

Another OPEC delegate said a 12-month extension of the output cut was still an option. Last year, Iraq had pushed to be exempt from the initial cut, saying it needed money to fight the Islamic State. As oil spot prices have been lower than futures prices since the end of 2014, shale oil producers have been able to sell their oil at higher prices than major OPEC producers.

Money China stocks steady, small-caps offset Moody's downgrade
Author: 0 China stocks steady, small-caps offset Moody's downgrade

China's yuan currency in the offshore market CNH=D3 dipped almost 0.1 percent against the US dollar after the ratings agency announced its decision. Rating agency Moody's cut its credit rating for China on Wednesday, citing slowing economic growth and rising debt that it says will erode the country's financial strength.

Author: 0 United flight evacuated after engine fire erupts

The engine of United Airlines flight 1579 caught fire and the crew had to pop open the chutes and evacuate passengers, officials said. According to the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, emergency response teams are at the scene and no injuries have been reported.

Money De Blasio vows to punish parking placard abusers
Author: 0 De Blasio vows to punish parking placard abusers

Pursue Tough New Enforcement Actions to Crack Down on Placard Fraud and Abuse Across All City Agencies . To combat their misuse, de Blasio said the city would revoke any placard used outside of the holder's school zone, and the person would face discipline and the vehicle towed.

Author: 0 China hits back at "inappropriate methods" of Moody's credit rating

Chinese economic growth fell from 14.2 percent in 2007 to 6.7 percent past year, though that still was among the world's strongest. China's state planner said debt risks were generally controllable. Estimates of China's total non-government debt have risen from the equivalent of 170 percent of annual economic output in 2007 to 260 percent past year.

Author: 0 Off and on rain today, downpours/t-storms possible this evening

It said severe weather wasn't expected, but there could be strong winds and hail. High temperatures will be in mid 70s for the weekend. Tuesday is expected to be sunny with a high of around 70 degrees, the weather service says. We hold onto a meager 20% chance for some isolated showers/storms on Sunday too. But the clouds move back in on Sunday and the rain returns for both Sunday and, possibly, Monday.

Money United Kingdom slowdown deepened in first quarter
Author: 0 United Kingdom slowdown deepened in first quarter

The Office for National Statistics said the change was driven by both a rise in the number of people leaving the country, mainly European Union citizens, and a fall in the number of people arriving in Britain. After adjusting for inflation, household spending in the first quarter of 2017 rose by just 0.3 percent, its smallest increase since the final three months of 2014.

Money CBO: GOP healthcare bill would leave 23 million people uninsured
Author: 0 CBO: GOP healthcare bill would leave 23 million people uninsured

The House passed Trumpcare without a report from the CBO. The legislation would end enhanced funding for Medicaid expansion, while overhauling the entire Medicaid program. Like Super Bowl or World Series winners, they gathered with President Donald Trump for some back-slapping and a photo op in the Rose Garden. He vowed early this year that the Republican bill will provide "insurance for everybody".

Author: 0 IEA sees oil market rebalance but warns of Libya, Nigeria surge

In November a year ago, OPEC and other major global producers, including Russian Federation, agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day between January and June, but so far the move has had little impact on inventory levels.

Author: 0 Unveiling the thinking behind Melania Trump's headgear choices

The two global leaders, vastly different in temperament and views of the world, talked seriously and extensively in a 30-minute private meeting about terrorism, the radicalization of young people , immigration and climate change, officials said.

Author: 0 Millions to still lose coverage under GOP health bill, CBO says

The difference by 2026 for someone living in a state that elected not to adopt those waivers could mean net annual premiums, after the subsidy, of $1,750 for someone aged 21 versus $16,100 for some aged 64, for an income of $26,500, according to a table included in the report.

Author: 0 N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Under the watch of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been aggressively pursuing a decades-long goal of putting a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the USA mainland. He advocates a mix of diplomacy and economic incentives to get North Korea to back away from its belligerent footing. Kim's words, according to state media, following the launch.

Money In Goa board SSC result 2017 out at 11 am today
Author: 0 In Goa board SSC result 2017 out at 11 am today

This year, a total number of 19348 students had appeared for the examination out of which 17425 managed to pass the examination taking the pass percentage to 90.06 which is quite similar to the last year's pass percentage. About Goa Board: Founded on May 27, 1975, the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) is tasked with drafting academic programmes and organise examinations like High School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certificate in the state of Goa .

Money Trump's suspect claim about Iran's collapse
Author: 0 Trump's suspect claim about Iran's collapse

The trip included stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel . "Until the Iranian regime is willing to be a partner for peace, all nations of conscience must work together to isolate Iran , deny it funding for terrorism", he said. "When they imposed sanctions on us, they made a mistake", he said. The Iranian spokesmen urged the USA officials to stop, what he called, "rising tensions, intervention, Iranophobia, and selling weapons to the supporters of terrorism".

Author: 0 China's stocks, Yuan erase losses triggered by Moody's downgrade

China's total outstanding credit surged to 260 percent of GDP by the end of past year and the International Monetary Fund has warned that a debt crisis in the country could "imperil global financial stability". The Chinese Ministry of Finance rejected the assessment, saying Moody's had used an "inappropriate" method to assess the risks facing the economy. "The risks cited by rating agencies are well covered and are not anything new".

Author: 0 How Many Carnival plc (LON:CCL)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc owns 3.66 million shares or 0.05% of their U.S. portfolio. The company had a trading volume of 2,255,118 shares. Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 28th. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.4% in Carnival plc (LON:CCL). Investors of record on Friday, May 26th will be given a dividend of 0.40 per share on Friday, June 16th.

Author: 0 US Fighter Jets Scramble to Escort Hawaii-bound Plane

Passengers on the flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu told the Associated Press that Anil Uskanil , 25, a Turkish national, tried to move from his seat to first class and, while there, left a laptop in a seat pocket. Uskanli was taken into custody after the plane landed in Honolulu . "He was pushing against the cart and a bunch of guys grabbed him". The airliner left Los Angeles International Airport at 8:43 a.m.

Money Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya
Author: 0 Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

Ramadan Abedi, who spoke to The Associate Press by phone on Wednesday prior to his arrest in the Libyan city of Tripoli , has claimed that Salman is innocent. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise United Kingdom concerns when she meets Donald Trump tomorrow and British ministers have voiced their anger to USA counterparts.

Author: 0 Moody's downgrades Hong Kong credit rating after China cut

The one-notch downgrade in long-term local and foreign currency issuer ratings, to A1 from Aa3, comes as China grapples with the challenges of rising financial risks stemming from years of credit-fuelled stimulus, RTE reported. China's growth past year, down from 6.9 per cent in 2015 - the slowest growth since 1990. Chinese policymakers have been making efforts to clean up lending practices, which have been viewed as a threat to financial stability.