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Disruptive passenger tries to enter cockpit on Malaysia Airlines flight

The aircraft landed in Melbourne at 11:41 p.m. local time and is waiting for security assistance. It said Flight MH128 landed after being airborne for 14 minutes. According to some media reports citing passengers, the man in question was holding an " electronic frequency " device or claimed he had explosives. Read More »

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) EPS Analysis

About shares traded. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since May 31, 2016 and is downtrending. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) knifed -0.81 percent lower and now trades for $3.67. On the other hand, if the Rite Aid acquisition is blocked by the FTC, Jefferies does not expect Walgreens to challenge the decision, and management likely will pivot capital deployment toward share repurchases. Read More »

GMB blames staff cuts for BA IT mess

British Airways , a unit of International Consolidated Airlines Group SA and the biggest trans-Atlantic carrier on routes between Britain and the US, canceled about half its services Saturday, or more than 400 flights, according to, and an additional 145 on Sunday. Read More »

Mortgage approvals at seven-month low


The total value of loans issued increased at a faster pace, rising by 19.8% compared to a year ago. Authorities, including the Bank, have said they remain vigilant over these rising unsecured debt levels. The annual growth rate in consumer borrowing was little changed at 10.3 percent, marginally higher than in March and not far off its 11-year peak of 10.9 percent seen in November 2016. Read More »

Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

Speaking in New York, Mr Guterres said if any country doubted the need for the 2015 Paris climate accord , then other countries must "stay the course". The Sierra Club's executive director, Michael Brune, called the expected move a "historic mistake which our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality". Read More »

Brown instructs Eskom board to rescind Molefe reappointment


The board must provide me with two names within the executive (at Eskom) to act as CE. Days after Molefe's return, the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) said that he was retrenched. "I directed Eskom to rescind the decision to appoint Mr Molefe". The Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters have taken the matter to court. Read More »

Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House

At the Italian G7 summit itself, Trump announced that it would take more time to say whether the United States was going to renege on the Paris climate accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. During a speech Monday in Berlin , Merkel did not specifically mention Trump but quoted a 1963 speech by former President John F. Kennedy in Frankfurt, where he told the audience "those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future". Read More »

China Factory Activity Steady In May, Services Rebound

The May reading beat a median forecast of 51.0 by economists polled by The Wall Street Journal. This item was corrected on May 30, 2017 at 0130 GMT to reflect that the new-order subindex of China's official manufacturing PMI stood at 52.3 in May, not April. Read More »

3rd-Place Finish lifts Truex Jr. to Driver Points Lead

Crew members perform a pit stop on driver Martin Truex Jr's vehicle during the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord , N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017 . Johnson and Logano ran out of gas. "He's put a lot into me". "I'm just glad to add to the legacy of it". "It hasn't sunk in". "I was trying to be patient", Dillon said. Read More »

The Salvation Army Celebrates National Doughnut Day


It's typically celebrated on the first Friday in June. If you'd like to make your own doughnuts at home, the Salvation Army offers its classic and modern recipes , along with a link to donate to the nonprofit. See the details on their Facebook page . On Friday, all Duck Donuts customers will be entitled to receive one free donut in a flavor of their choosing with any purchase. Read More »

Half of President Trump's twitter followers are bots

According to Twitter Audit Report, a website that analyzes how many of an account's followers are real people, just under half of those aren't real: 15.9 million are authentic, and 15 million aren't, for a 51% reality rate. It has become apparent that Donald Trump may have been buying Twitter followers, the Metro reports. Obama's @barackobama account has 89.2 million followers. Read More »

IPG Investment Advisors LLC Invests $326000 in Ralph Lauren Corp (RL)

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by UBS. At the time of writing, Shares the company recently traded -0.23% away 52-week low and noted price movement -42.01% away from the 52-week high level. RL's total short interest was 4.25 million shares in May as published by FINRA. Schwab U.S. Reit Etf (SCHH) was raised too. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $94.17. Read More »

Amazon Hits Milestone With Stock Shares Hitting $1000 For The First Time


Alphabet , the parent company of Google, is close behind its fellow tech giant, with shares trading above $990 Tuesday. Amazon's stock has surged 33% year to date, torching the Nasdaq Composite's 15% gain. But these fast-rising stock prices do raise some yellow flags, even for people with index funds diversified across the broad USA economy. In 1998, it issued a two-for-one stock split . Read More »

Supreme Court curbs patent-holder power to block resale

Today, the Supreme Court reaffirmed that a patent does not confer unfettered control of consumer goods to the patent owner. Bob Patton, the general counsel for Lexmark , said the company will not change its business strategy. Ruling on an appeal of the case in February 2016, the en banc Federal Circuit upheld Lexmark's sale conditions and said that the foreign sale of a USA -patented product does not exhaust patent rights. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (WMT)

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Since December 20, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $3.24 million activity. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, August 23 by Deutsche Bank. Chojnowski David also sold $408,070 worth of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) on Friday, May 19. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, October 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

The Hype Behind Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CNK), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

On Friday, April 28 the insider Meyer Robert Joseph JR sold $5.13M. $2.38M worth of American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) shares were sold by Lara Gustavo. Shares for $1.14 million were sold by THOMPSON SAMME L. It also upped Vanguard Short (VTIP) stake by 9,707 shares and now owns 58,758 shares. Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) was raised too. A number of research firms have weighed in on ORCL . Read More »

UK's Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

She said she wanted a "deep and special" partnership with the EU. I can not understand why Theresa May was so reticent in answering Jeremy Paxman's repeated questions as to whether she had changed her mind about Brexit. Mr Corbyn also dismissed suggestions made by some of his supporters online that he had been treated unfairly in the interview. Article 50 was triggered on 29 March 2017 - giving just two years for a withdrawal agreement to be signed and then ratified. Read More »

Theresa May accuses European Commission of aggressive move on Brexit negotiations

Mrs May's speech in Wolverhampton comes amid reports campaign chief Sir Lynton Crosby has told her to refocus the campaign on the choice of who should oversee Brexit, after a number of polls showed Labour narrowing the gap. She... Mrs May warned: "There will be no time to waste, no way of stalling, no way of asking Europe to hang on while we figure out what to do". And she confirmed once again she would rather walk away than accept a bad deal-saying Corbyn's refusal to do so means ... Read More »

Mile Island owner threatens to close ill-fated plant

The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania will be permanently shut down around the end of September 2019 if there are no policy reforms, United States utility Exelon announced today. Demonstrators hold signs at the 32nd annual vigil in remembrance of the Three Mile Island disaster in Middletown, Pennsylvania, Mar. 28, 2011. Experts say there are cheaper options than nuclear power, including natural gas and renewable energy. Read More »

Uproar over Corbyn visit to grave of Palestinian terrorist from Munich attack

The Sun reports SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's pledge to put Mr Corbyn in No 10 with a "progressive alliance" should the June 8 poll produce a hung parliament. Moderator Jeremy Paxman asked the Labour leader why there was nothing in his manifesto about getting rid of the monarchy. Corbyn replied: "All of our manifesto is fully costed". Read More »

LSE to buy Citi's analytics and index operations for $685m


The acquisition is anticipated to close in the second half of 2017, subject to regulatory clearance and other customary closing conditions. The acquisition follows the group's acquisitions of the Russell indices for £1.6bn in 2014 and US-based Mergent in November a year ago. Read More »