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Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

According to the statement, more than 20,000 of CWA-represented employees approved an early agreement last month that included a commitment to hire 3,000 people now performing work mostly done outside the country. Therefore, on Friday at 1:00 Mountain Time, union members across the nation walked off the job. Workers posted reminders about the walkout on message boards and social media asking customers to show their support by not shopping at AT&T stores this weekend. Read More »

Oil in Global Economy Series Iraq supports Saudi-Russia deal extension

SINGAPORE , May 23 Oil prices were firm on Tuesday on the expectation that an OPEC-led production cut would be extended to next March, but analysts said economic slowdown was clouding the mid-term outlook for crude markets. Production there would be cost-prohibitive when compared with the USA shale oil basins that have been more resilient to lower crude oil prices than expected. Read More »

US new-home sales drop 11.4% in April, most in 2 years


However, this is up 0.5% from last year's 566,000 sales. In this Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo, a construction worker continues work on new town homes under construction in Woodstock, Ga. Last month's pace of sales was 12.5 percent below the long-term average as measured in April (650,000) and 54.8 percent below the record-high April pace of 1,260,000 sales as set in 2005. Read More »

Huawei introduces new Matebooks, available this summer


Hell, Huawei's even hired former "Get a Mac" actor Justin Long to push its products. On the other hand, MateBook X is a 13-inch notebook which comes with 2K display and screen to body ratio of 88%. The MateBook X isn't Huawei's only laptop. The 15.6-inch Matebook D series features high-end specifications that reflect a major improvement over the debut Matebooks a year ago. Read More »

Macron to take time reforming economy in divided France


Le Pen will be president and the European project will go to the dogs". " Emmanuel Macron carries the hopes of millions of French people and also many in Germany and across Europe ", she told reporters. FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Head of the European Commission, President Jean-Claude Juncker to Downing Street in London , April 26, 2017. Read More »

Trump says shared concern about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

But the State Department said that would not be permitted as officially the Wall is in East Jerusalem , which Israel occupied 50 years ago, and Palestinians seek as the capital of a future state. "We want Israel to have peace. and we must seize [opportunities] together and take advantage of the situation", said Trump who is scheduled to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tomorrow. Read More »

Donald Trump's Invigorating Speech in Riyadh

He didn't warn of an influx of Muslim refugees as a "Trojan horse". Recognizing the radical, ideological nature of the threat is manifestly a prerequisite to dealing with it effectively, which Trump emphasized repeatedly during the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

White House aides have also tried to play down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting the visit as symbolic. And Trump made one symbolic gesture Monday in bridging the gap between Israel and the Arab world. One Israeli Airports Authority spokesman told The Associated Press that he didn't know of any previous direct flights from Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Who would you choose as the new leader of Fine Gael?

Front runners to replace Mr Kenny as Fine Gael leader and subsequently become Prime Minister include social protection minister Leo Varadkar and housing minister Simon Coveney. "Having inherited a country and an economy that was decimated by mismanagement, Enda's strong leadership and ability to make hard decisions was recognised both at home and overseas and saw our worldwide reputation restored and strengthened", she said. Read More »

Trump's $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill


The White House's plan to reduce the budget by $4.01 trillion in 2018 will result in cuts that target Medicaid, disability benefits, and anti-poverty programs. "This is the worst budget for women and women's health in a generation", said Dawn Laguens, the executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Read More »

Lancashire student killed in Manchester attack


It didn't seem real, and, initially, I had no idea how to react. Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident and our thoughts are with everyone affected, especially those who have lost loved ones or been injured and traumatised". Read More »

Unidentified object flies from North Korea over border with South


The diplomats spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting had not been officially announced. North Korean media reports shows leader Kim Jong Un observing what appeared to be video relayed back from the warhead on the missile. He warned that no option is off the table in dealing with the North's weapons program, although Washington has so far opted for sanctions and diplomatic pressure, while looking to China, the North's closest ally, to help rein in Pyongyang. Read More »

National Express Group (LON:NEX) Analyst Target Prices

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Grainger PLC (GRI) Price Target Raised to GBX 275 at Jefferies Group LLC" was originally posted by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. The firm has "Buy" rating by Numis Securities given on Tuesday, July 19. The stock of GKN plc (LON:GKN) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 29. Read More »

Labor Department green-lights retirement savings rule


The rule requires brokers offering retirement investment advice to act in the best interest of their clients. Parts of the rule were supposed to take effect on April 10, but the Labor Department delayed that for 60 days to conduct the review . Read More »

Will CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) Crush EPS Estimates Again?


News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for CONSOL Energy Inc. During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 2.55 million shares. The stock has a market cap of $379.10 million, a PE ratio of 13.69 and a beta of 1.75. Read More »

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Democrats are criticizing the White House proposal, and accusing Trump of going back on his promise to his campaign supporters not to touch Medicaid and Social Security. The budget, which has been nicknamed "The New Foundation for American Greatness" by the administration, also touts a parental leave program that was championed by Ivanka Trump and would provide six weeks of paid family leave for fathers and mothers, including those who adopt. Read More »

Azerbaijan condemns attack on UK's Manchester Arena

The main political parties have all suspended general election campaigning after the fatal bombing in Manchester. Greater Manchester Police said they were called to the venue at around 10.33pm and approach roads were closed. "What should have been a superb evening is now just frightful". "There were 60 ambulances last night, the injured are being treated at eight different hospitals across the Manchester region". Read More »

Workers at U.S. nuclear site take cover after tunnel collapse

Former Energy Department official Robert Alvarez said that the rail cars carry spent fuel from a reactor area along the river to the chemical processing facility, which then extracts risky plutonium and uranium. The cars delivered on a 158-mile track from the fuel from the production reactors to the plutonium processing plant. The building has been vacant for almost twenty years but remains highly contaminated, according to the Department of Energy . Read More »

Trump opens first visit to Israel as president


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 past year and tried to ban many from entering the United States . Read More »

Manchester blast toll rises to 22

Witnesses said a loud explosion was followed by screams, panic and a stamped of people trying to leave the crowded building, which is one of the largest indoor arenas in the world. Following the attack, British Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended her general election campaign. "I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injured in this terrorist attack and to the many killed and the families, so many families, of the victims". Read More »

Ex-Barcelona president Rosell held in money laundering probe


The police operation was mainly carried out in the northeastern region of Catalonia and for the moment "there are four or five detainees, including the former president of Barca, Sandro Rosell , and his wife", the police spokesman said. The money laundering investigation is in relation to the purchasing of television rights for past matches of Brazil's national team. His eventual resignation followed a Spanish court's decision to investigate Neymar's 2013 transfer from Santos . Read More »