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by | June 07, 2017 | 16:45

It was later confirmed by the Metropolitan Police, although they said that formal identification had not yet taken place. All three men were shot dead by police within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. Butt's apparent zealotry led one neighbor, Erica Gasparri, to contact police about 18 months ago. But, with "no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned.the investigation had been prioritised accordingly".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:58

The stock of Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE: ABX ) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, April 7. Majedie Asset Management Ltd now owns 10,811,567 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $191,581,000 after buying an additional 6,736,764 shares in the last quarter.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:13

The Warriors expect the Spurs will be tougher at AT&T Center , but if Leonard isn't ready, that belief still might be lacking. "It's getting better. "You can go back and look at Dallas games where he got a flagrant two for elbowing Patty Mills". "Don't want to hobble around or shoot off balance shots".

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:08

The last stop on the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series delighted fans at the home of England Rugby and while the final ended in heartbreak for the hosts, they did secure second position in the series overall behind champions South Africa.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:17

The telco estimates that the striking workers account for about 13 per cent of its total workforce. The company also expressed confidence that it would be able to resolve the issue. Union workers at the AT&T call center in Davenport have joined thousands of fellow employees in a nationwide strike. Some 17,000 workers in California and Nevada walked off the job in late March to protest company changes in their working conditions in violation of federal law.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:00

Brent crude jumped back above US$50 on the news and stayed there, buoyed by the ministers' comments, while WTI, which last Friday slipped below US$45 a barrel, regained some ground, settling yesterday at US$47.91 a barrel. "Crude prices could be poised for recovery", US investment bank Jefferies said in a note. "The reason why the bears have been able to control this market is we haven't seen the hard evidence; there are a lot of doubting Thomases that say there's been no drawdown", said ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:57

The visit of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas comes ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to Israel which is likely to take place in July. For the Palestinians, the right to return to homes they fled or were forced to leave is a prerequisite for any peace deal with Israel, but it is a demand the Jewish state has rejected.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:44

Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the president's request soon after the February Oval Office meeting with the president, an associate who has seen the memo told The Associated Press. The Democrats are contemplating a scorched-earth war over the Comey firing, using the Senate's many opportunities for obstruction to slow an already lethargic legislative process.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:46

So, many assumed that Kate could be the bridesmaid at her sister's wedding. She has reportedly shortlisted a few pamper gurus, some of whom are members of her sister Kate's tried-and-tested team, including make-up artist Hannah Martin and celebrity hairdresser Richard Ward.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:43

SoftBank, which controls Sprint, is expressing optimism about the prospect for mergers in the USA wireless carrier industry under President Trump. The latest merger interest between the two telecoms was raised by Masayoshi Son, the chairman of Sprint's parent company, SoftBank Group, in a discussion with reporters in Tokyo on May 10, according to a report by Bloomberg .

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:50

The five-judge panel at the Jakarta court found Purnama guilty of blasphemy and jailed him for two years. Ahok rose from deputy governor in 2014 after Jokowi vacated the capital's governorship following his victory in Indonesia's presidential election that year.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:48

It all adds up to a better outlook for the economy, claims the Treasurer, with its much talked about "good debt" funding more than $75 billion of infrastructure spending over the next decade. An extra $18.6 billion in funding over 10 years under Turnbull's Gonski 2.0 plan goes some way towards the Coalition restoring its education credentials, but is being complicated and potentially derailed by a fierce debate over Catholic school cuts.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:37

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by | May 06, 2017 | 02:49

On April 24th, the Democratic Alliance (DA) party applied to the courts to force Mr Zuma to disclose the thinking and documentation behind the reshuffle, because it could not seek a legal review of the president's actions on March 31st without that information.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:42

Patanjali Ayurved, which has taken on the likes of Unilever with its range of natural and ayurveda nutrition and personal-care products, plans to enter the restaurant business in India and compete with McDonald's Corp., Kentucky Fried Chicken Corp.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:39

They also unleash deflationary forces, but can help energy-importing economies, firms and households by lowering their energy bills. Oil wasn't the only commodity that suffered. It is set to be the fourth weekly fall on the trot for the greenback, now at its lowest since November. Stocks also flinched both in Asia and Europe, catching investors that had been expecting to spend the day mostly looking ahead to USA jobs data and Sunday's French elections, on the back foot.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:37

The sum also settles other disputes for the tax years 2002-2006 and 2014-2015. The Italian Revenue Agency, which opened the investigation previous year, said it would now seek to ensure that multinationals operating in Italy would pay taxes in accordance with revenues made inside the country.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:44

The island's economy has been in recession for almost 10 years, with an unemployment rate of about 11 per cent, and the population has fallen by about 10 per cent in the past decade. U.S. territories are barred from filing for a traditional bankruptcy like most USA cities or states. Puerto Rico's economy has been in a recession for almost 10 years, with an unemployment rate of about 11 percent.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:35

The UFC is inviting professionals from around the world to compete alongside anyone on its current roster who can make the weight. UFC president Dana White later told Yahoo! Demetrious Johnson is the reigning king of the men's division and the UFC have now extended their women's game by adding a fourth division.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:26

At the same time, exports to the European Union and South Korea rose to records, while shipments to Germany were the highest since 2008. Shortly afterwards, the USA administration slapped tariffs on Canadian exports of softwood lumber and complained about Canada's dairy sector, helping to sink the Canadian dollar to 14-month lows.

by | April 30, 2017 | 01:48

Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin told reporters Wednesday that the office will review all VA employees and protect those who find employees within the agency who "have deviated" from the mission of serving veterans. "Shulkin's hands will be tied until Congress passes strong accountability legislation, like the VA Accountability First Act , to let him get these bad VA employees out quickly".

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:42

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will reportedly leave the company at least $186 million richer following Verizon's buyout of the Internet pioneer. Mayer has a total of 4.5 million shares of Yahoo stock and options, plus restricted stock that will vest when the Verizon deal goes through, according to a filing on Monday.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:54

AT&T on Tuesday reported decreases in profit and consolidated revenues for the first quarter of this year compared to the same quarter in 2016. The American wireless giant said it added 2.7 million wireless customers including 2.1 million in the US, driven by prepaid and connected devices.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:52

For many Republicans and broadband groups, undoing the common-carrier classification is the key reason for reversing the net neutrality rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai could formally launch an effort this week to revamp the net neutrality rules passed by his predecessor Tom Wheeler.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:13

Le Pen took the largest share of the vote her far-right National Front has ever won, beating the party's previous record total of 18.1% in 2012. Farage said he was not "calling it" for Le Pen, but predicted the gap between the two candidates will "narrow considerably" in the next two weeks.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:00

The company has come under pressure in recent weeks after already twice rejecting offers in the increasingly hostile takeover battle with the Pittsburg-based PPG. In an attempt to address Akzo concerns over regulation, the latest PPG offer includes a break fee for if the deal is blocked. "Our revised proposal represents a second increase in price along with significant and highly-specific commitments that we are confident AkzoNobel's stakeholders will find compelling", Mr.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:26

Koepka, a member of the U.S. Koepka, a member of the U.S. Ryder Cup team past year, was looking for his second PGA Tour win. Koepka had a four-foot putt to tie Chappell for the lead on the par-5 14th but missed and another on the par-3 16th that hung on the lip of the hole and would not fall.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:21

One week after becoming the subject of furious worldwide scrutiny and condemnation, following the video of Dr. David Dao being forcibly dragged out of a United plane, the airline has reportedly changed its policies in order to avoid such a grisly scene from ever occurring again.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:21

Of the 57 companies in the S&P 500 that have reported earnings through Wednesday morning, about 75 percent have topped expectations, according to Thomson Reuters data, above the 71 percent average for the past four quarters. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 94.51 points, or 0.5%, to 20,547.76 last week, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.8% to 2,348.69.

by | April 21, 2017 | 23:26

Foreign nationals who don't live in Canada's biggest city and its surrounding communities will pay an additional 15 percent tax on home purchases under legislation proposed by the government of Ontario province. Ontario has opened the door to a similar tax for Toronto, though it will be up to the city to determine whether one is adopted. The most recent possibility floated by the Ontario government is a " non-resident speculation tax ", but the province hasn't yet said how exactly that tax ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 23:28

The women's apparel chain has one location in the Pittsburgh region at Ross Park Mall. Companies including Wet Seal and Payless have filed bankruptcy. Its products included active wear, tops, dresses and accessories. Bebe was founded in 1976. The company earlier in the year hired B. Riley & Co.as financial adviser in a move that, at the time, also came with the disclosure that Bebe was exploring strategic alternatives.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:28

It has a dividend yield of 1.69%. After a pretty rocky 2015, AXP has been a solid performer over the previous year. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of American Express Company by 2.8% in the third quarter. The P/B figure is also providing some ideas on whether the shareholders are paying too much for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately - but to consider that the company ought to have a lower P/B value.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:44

After All-American honors as a sophomore , Allen's scoring dropped more than 7 points per game and he displayed immaturity on the court, earning a one-game suspension for repeatedly tripping opponents . With Allen back in Durham, the Blue Devils have solidified themselves as a top 10 team. Allen studied the options and decided returning to Duke was the best option.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:42

Regulations imposed by the Canadian government hurt dairy producers in NY and Wisconsin, the governors of both states said Tuesday. The governors say Canada's actions could cost the US economy hundreds of millions of dollars. The Senators have written to the Trump administration as well as to the Acting U.S. Trade Representative and Acting Ag Secretary about the milk pricing problem.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:40

He then scored from an offside position minutes later to make it 3-2. The match was tilted in Real Madrid's favour by Arturo Vidal's dismissal for two yellow cards. The card given to Arturo [after 84 minutes] wasn't a card. Vidal said Kassai robbed Bayern of a chance to go through to the semifinals for the sixth straight year.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:51

But the insurance industry quickly said the changes don't go far enough. While members were unable to reach a consensus before they for their two-week left for Easter recess, members say they are inching closer to striking a deal, with many noting the deficit reduction from repealing Obamacare would make accomplishing tax reform easier for the legislative body.

by | April 15, 2017 | 11:56

Stumpf , and its former head of community banking, Carrie L. Tolstedt . The 113-page report, prepared by the law firm Shearman & Sterling, relates how Stumpf nurtured and protected Tolstedt even as evidence mounted that her division's behavior posed an enormous risk to the company.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:09

Waymo alleges a former manager, Anthony Levandowski, stole its patented ideas before leaving Google early last year to found a self-driving auto startup called Otto that Uber bought for $ 680 million last year. In its defense, Uber said it began its lidar development in 2015, before Levandowski joined, and with staff that didn't come from Waymo . Alphabet's opposition suggested Uber is seeking to delay proceedings, including a hearing on an injunction Alphabet wants against Uber and to ...

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:04

This is an increase of 382% compared to the average daily volume of 1,453 call options. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its stake in shares of BlackBerry by 13.5% in the third quarter. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY ) have shown a low EPS growth of -24.80% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 80.50% yoy. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -44.5% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -54.2%.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:00

Non-food costs rose 2.3 percent year on year, with the rate 0.1 percentage points higher than a month earlier. In terms of month-on-month data, Chinese inflation fell 0.3 per cent, as compared to the 0.2 per cent dip in February. Clothing price tags rose last month. Those are the lowest figures since 2014, says the BBC . Sterling rose momentarily following the announcements before slipping back to a 0.1% drop against the USA dollar at 1.241, and a 0.1% fall versus the euro at 1.170.

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:26

More than six years since the conflict in Syria began , almost a half million people are dead, 6.3 million are displaced inside the country, and 4.8 million refugees have sought safety in neighboring countries. We want to stay in our country. With all due respect, this is hypocrisy, if you really care, help us stay in our country. "We don't want to become refugees", said Kassem Eid, survivor of the sarin gas attack in August of 2013 in Ghouta, Syria.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:39

The fried chicken chain says the change will be completed by the end of next year at all of its USA restaurants. Meat producers often give animals antibiotics to make them grow faster and prevent illnesses. "While federal antibiotics policy stagnates, the market is responding to consumer demand for better meat". The company said 100-percent of its menu, excluding beverages and third-party products, would be free of food dyes by the end of the year.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:40

Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Compensation GST Bill and Union Territory GST Bill 2017 - were passed by the Rajya Sabha and returned to Lok Sabha, after a discussion of nearly nine hours spread across two days.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:35

Politico reports (h/t The Real Deal ) that Cuomo, lawmakers and real estate industry folk came to an agreement on Tuesday, and the state legislature will now vote on the proposal in the coming days. The budget extender gives lawmakers until May 31 - an extra two months - to agree on the final budget. It would be an ambitious timetable, but scheduling miracles do seem to materialize many times around adoption of the state budget.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:34

Constellation Brands updated its FY18 guidance to $7.70-8.00 EPS. Constellation is the leading growth contributor to the US beer industry for the fiscal year, according to the company's earnings report , and holds numerous America's top imported beers in its portfolio.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:47

The proposed legislation says that " openly offensive " content should be deleted by social networks within 24 hours after being reported by users, while content whose nature is not clearly offensive should be examined and removed within a week if its illegality is confirmed.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:52

The rule also required internet providers to take "reasonable" steps to secure data from hackers and to notify customers in the event of a breach. "The rule departs from the technology-neutral framework for online privacy administered by the Federal Trade Commission", the White House said.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:22

The day usually draws a large crowd. "Three simultaneous live streams hosted by Pedestrian editors will compete in a series of ice cream eating challenges in an attempt to break records". If you're not sure about the location of your nearest Ben & Jerry's, consult the chain's location finder . "The rules of #FreeConeDay are simple", the Vermont ice cream maker tweeted.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:17

In 2016, when she launched her own company, she made sure her policies more closely reflected her beliefs about equal pay. It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary reporting requirements.

by | April 04, 2017 | 04:58

The Scottish Parliament this week voted in favour of Holyrood having the power to hold a referendum. On Tuesday, Scotland's devolved parliament voted to hold a referendum on secession in 2018 or 2019, but the British government in Westminster must give its approval before any such poll can be held.