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Manchester fell victim to callous terrorist attack says British Prime Minister

Other Isis supporters said that the attack was retaliation for British involvement in bombing campaigns over Syria. Making her first comment since the attack, Grande said on Twitter she is broken. Speaking in Bethlehem, Donald Trump branded the attacker a "loser". "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". 16-year-old Georgina Bethany Callander, a teenager who was a megafan of the Dangerous Woman singer, was killed in the horrific blast at the MEN Arena after Ariana's concert. Read More »

Ford to cut 1400 salaried employees in North America, Asia


The job cuts are expected to be voluntary through the use of early retirement and separation packages, a Ford spokesman said. Ford told its employees this morning that it plans to cut 10% of its salaried workforce worldwide, or about 1,400 employees as the automaker prepares to enter a period of declining USA industry sales. Read More »

Are Analysts Bearish Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) After Last Week?


Among 22 analysts covering Centrica PLC ( LON:CNA ), 6 have Buy rating, 9 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 2 by UBS. The firm has "Buy" rating by HSBC given on Wednesday, January 27. The legal version of this article can be read at Read More »

Snapchat faces harsh reality check after earnings miss


The company also saw year-on-year growth slow to its lowest in the past two years (adding 5 percent to hit 166 million users), and it missed revenue forecasts of $158 million as it came in shy at $ 150 million . Unlike Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, Snapchat isn't connecting networks of people. In Wednesday's conference call with analysts, Spiegel sought again to distance Snapchat from the likes of Facebook, pointing out that its main focus was not to get as many users to sign up as ... Read More »

Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts

Prolonging the cuts will help producers reach their goal of trimming stockpiles in developed economies to the five-year average, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said Sunday. This is because OPEC's oil supplies in 2017 have so far not actually fallen when compared with past year, when oversupply was seen at its worst. While inventories held at sea and in producer countries have dropped, they remain stubbornly high in consumer regions, particularly in Asia and the United ... Read More »

German prosecutors to search Daimler offices in diesel probe


While Germany's automakers are ramping up production of electric cars, most batteries they use are made in Asia, prompting fears that Germany could lose its leadership in the core vehicle technology of the future. Benz, meanwhile, has announced that its battery facility will begin making batteries by the middle-of 2018. Others will be produced in Sindelfingen. Read More »

Government borrowing at three-year April high


According to data published by the Office for National Statistics ( ONS ) the UK's Public Sector Deficit figures leapt from a downwardly revised -£2.45bn to -£10.4bn in April, with government borrowing reaching its highest level since April 2014 . Read More »

Donald Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value': Iran's Hassan Rouhani

President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal". Sending a tough message to Tehran shortly after pragmatist Hassan Rouhani was re-elected president , Mr Trump had urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite to defeat Islamist militants, and said Iran had for decades "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terrors" . Read More »

Tax incidence on entertainment services under GST lowered


There will be lesser tax burden in case of Medicaments, including Ayurvedic, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathic or Bio-chemic systems also. At these rates, the present total tax incidence works out to more than 13 percent. However, exact formulation for the same is yet to be finalized. The rate of GST approved by GST Council on services by way of admission to entertainment events or cinematography films in cinema theatres is 28 per cent. Read More »

Court Peppers Lawyer About Trump Travel Ban


In fact, former President Franklin Roosevelt's 1942 Executive Order 9066 did not order the specific detention of Japanese-Americans. The 9th Circuit previously blocked Trump's first executive order . "This order is aimed at aliens overseas, who themselves don't have constitutional rights", Wall said in a hearing broadcast live on C-Span and other news stations. Read More »

Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal


Barack Hussein Obama's message to the Muslim world was clear: Islam is a part of America. During a 2014 trip to Riyadh , Obama met with a Saudi woman who spread awareness of domestic violence in her country and presented her with the State Department's International Women of Courage award. Read More »

Analysts Rating Review: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)

Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Synchrony Financial during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $289,634,000. Coconut Grove Bank now owns 4,480 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $154,000 after buying an additional 2,170 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Ariana Grande Concert Hit By Explosion, Fatalities Confirmed

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on QNA this morning that it "reiterated Qatar's firm stance on rejecting violence and terrorism regardless of its source and whatever its motives and reasons". It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news, that attacks like this can happen, he said. Police said they responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10.35pm (5.35am Malaysian time) at the arena, which has a capacity for 21,000 people, and where the USA singer had ... Read More »

Merkel's Conservatives Win German State Election


After the elections, there are several options for coalition, including a "Grand coalition" of conservatives and social Democrats in effect at the Federal level. And the nationalist Alternative for Germany, or AfD, hopes to enter its 13th state legislature - though its popularity appears to have faded as the migrant influx has receded and the party has been rent by infighting. Read More »

Nokia and Apple settle long-running legal disputes


Shares of Nokia Oyj (ADR ) (NYSE: NOK ) gained more than 6 percent early Tuesday morning after the company's rocky-at-best relationship with Apple Inc . A truce was eventually called in 2011 after Apple agreed to make a one-time payment and pay regular royalties to the Finnish company. Basil Alwan , President of Nokia's IP/Optical Networks business added, " This agreement will strengthen our collaboration ". Read More »

UK police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

Children are among those who died, Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins has confirmed. The horrific images from the scene have already drawn comparison to the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris, which in particular targeted a concert hall. Read More »

Trump holds talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials


Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians - something he has called "the ultimate deal" - but has given little indication of how he could revive negotiations that collapsed in 2014. Still, Israeli officials weren't exactly comfortable that Trump "spoke incessantly about his meetings in Saudi Arabia and said that the Arab world wants peace". Read More »

Tim Tebow ends a weeklong slump with home run, RBI double


Tebow's opposite-field line drive to left-center in the fifth inning gave the Fireflies their first run in a 6-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate. He went 2-4 on the day. He now has as many home runs as Michael Jordan did when "His Airness" suited up for the Birmingham Barons in 1994. Before Sunday's homer, Tebow hadn't gone yard since April 9. Read More »

Ariana Grande concert bombing: Priyanka Chopra condemns terrorist attack

City officials said the true spirit of Manchester was surfacing in the hours after the incident. The President lamented, "so many young attractive innocent people living and enjoying their live, murdered by evil losers in life". "We are working closely with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence partners", Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins added during a late night news conference. Read More »

Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace


The global community does not recognize Israeli administrative control over the whole of Jerusalem , and countries maintain embassies in Tel Aviv . The only direct flights from Israel to Arab states are to Egypt and Jordan, both of which signed peace treaties with Israel. Read More »

At least 19 killed, 50 injured at United Kingdom concert

Police have not said what caused or who was behind the suspected atrocity, although unconfirmed reports have suggested it was carried out by a suspected suicide bomber. "The priority is to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network". Twenty-two people died and nearly 60 others were injured in the suspected suicide bombing in Manchester Arena. Read More »

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) & Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)


Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Ford Motor Company by 1.3% in the third quarter. The Pennsylvania-based Bryn Mawr Tru has invested 0.01% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). If you are accessing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. & global copyright & trademark laws. Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Read More »

President, PM Modi condemn terror attack in Manchester

Another Twitter user called Erin:P urged people to help him find his sister: "She's wearing a pink sweatshirt and blue jeans". "My wife said , 'I need to lie down.' I lay her down - she'd got a stomach wound and possibly a broken leg". If confirmed, it would be the deadliest militant assault on Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005. Read More »