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William Hill hit by slowdown in wagers at its betting shops

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The trading statement comes in contrast to an update from Ladbrokes Coral which reported a 2 percent drop in United Kingdom retail net revenue from Jan.1-April 23, hit by punter-friendly sports results and pressure on consumer spending. Also, some key improvements have been made right ahead of the Cheltenham and Aintree festivals. The Joshua fight - which generated a record £25 million in industry betting - fell outside William Hill's trading period. Read More »

Floods force 1900 people from homes in Quebec

In the small community of Pierrefonds, about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Montreal, resident John Parker was busy Monday morning hauling wet furniture and personal belongings to the curb, as a pump and hose sputtered water from his flooded basement over a wall of sandbags. Read More »

Canadian Forces help with flooding in Laval

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Montreal declared a state of emergency on Sunday, as Quebec, the hardest-hit province, saw almost 1,900 flooded homes in roughly 130 municipalities. The small town of Rigaud, located west of Montreal, issued a mandatory evacuation order and a state of emergency had been in place for several days. Read More »

Office Depot beats 1Q profit forecasts

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The business earned $22.21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.74 billion. In Home Improvement Stores Industry, The Home Depot, Inc. The company also announced on April 26, 2017 the completed sale of its business in South Korea. The company's global business located in mainland China continues to be actively marketed for sale. Read More »

ITV plc (ITV) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG

It has a 13.69 P/E ratio. About 91,817 shares traded or 3.56% up from the average. NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) has declined 61.31% since September 26, 2016 and is downtrending. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, October 23 by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, March 7, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. Read More »

Cook remains optimistic on China despite Q2 revenue decline

Answering questions in the second quarter earnings call, Cook said Apple had been investing quite a bit in India and have a "tonne of energy going into the country on a number of fronts". In March, Bloomberg reported that Apple was beefing up its staff with acquisitions and some big hires to help design augmented reality glasses and iPhone features. Read More »

French Elections: Le Pen Steps Aside As National Front Leader

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The move was seen as largely symbolic but one that would loosen her association with the FN, the party founded by Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie, notorious for anti-Semitic and xenophobic remarks. Support for Macron also poured in Monday from the seat of the European Union, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Jewish and Muslim groups troubled by Le Pen's nationalist vision. Read More »

Goa assembly to meet to pass GST Bill

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After the Bill is passed by the assembly, where the BJP has a three-fourth majority, Uttar Pradesh will join states like Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Telangana, Bihar and Rajasthan whose legislatures have given their nod to the indirect tax regime. Read More »

SpaceX Mission Scrubbed At T -:57; Try Again Monday

In a statement, Betty Sapp, director of NRO, said: "Thanks to the SpaceX team for the great ride, and for the terrific teamwork and commitment they demonstrated throughout". "Tough call, as high altitude wind shear was at 98.6% of the theoretical load limit", Musk wrote on Twitter. A roaring rocket launch and thunderous landing attempt promise to grab the Space Coast's attention shortly after sunrise Sunday. Read More »

Duterte Visits Chinese Warships Visiting Philippines President's Hometown

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Southeast Asian leaders Saturday they were facing a "massive" illegal drug menace that could destroy their societies, as he called for a united response. China refuses to recognize the decision. The draft does not refer to the arbitral ruling, consistent with the current Philippine position. The Trump administration is said to be busy pressuring China to contain the reclusive state. Read More »

Fiona Mitchell: Labour's day of reckoning

A senior Labour source reiterated Mr Corbyn's point after BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg asked him at least five times if the United Kingdom would leave "come hell or high water" and whatever the outcome of the negotiations. With the polls suggesting the Conservatives are on course for a commanding victory, Mr Corbyn has been blamed by many Labour MPs for making the party unelectable. Read More »

New Hamas chief latest step toward global acceptance

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Meshaal, who now lives in an exile in the Qatari capital of Doha, has been running the Hamas political wing for the maximum two terms in office. The announcement comes shortly after Gaza's rulers unveiled a new, seemingly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's global isolation. Read More »

Shawbrook Group Plc (LON:SHAW) Issued With 'Hold' Rating At Peel Hunt

Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The lowest target is $24 while the high is $48. The Connecticut-based Empire Capital Management L.L.C. has invested 2.64% in the stock. EXPE's SI was 10.07 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Read More »

Edmonton and Anaheim mayors bet beer, tourism promotions on playoff series

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Anaheim Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, right, from Sweden, tries to get past Edmonton Oilers' Adam Larsson, from Sweden, during the first period in Game 3 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Ed. The fast start after a sluggish first two games was much needed-mostly because it didn't last all too long. I think we've been playing pretty well in terms of creating offensive chances. Read More »

Cave-in at WA nuclear waste site sparks evacuation

Many contaminated pieces of equipment, including the rail cars, have been left in the tunnels, he said. The alert was triggered by the discovery of a small sunken area of soil that covers a tunnel. The robot isn't the only machine to have worked on the 500-square-mile site. An emergency has been declared Tuesday, May 9, 2017 , at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron: French president-elect to fight 'forces of division'

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European Union leaders heaved a sigh of relief over the defeat of Le Pen, who had threatened a "Brexit" if she came to power. "I look very much forward to working with him", Trump tweeted. This presidential election will also be remembered for the highest abstention rate since 1969 although it has significantly soared over recent years. Read More »

Kite Pharma, Inc.'s (KITE)

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Among 2 analysts covering DST Systems ( NYSE:DST ), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Revenue for the quarter came in at $333 million versus the consensus estimate of $225.99 million. 05/08/2017 - Kite Pharma, Inc . had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. On Tuesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight". Read More »

No change to US Navy freedom of navigation patrols: commander

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But contrary to earlier rhetoric, the Trump administration appears to be following the Obama administration's model of deferring FONOPs in favor of broader aspects of the Sino-U.S. "The US has interests internationally - that's why we have an global navy to look after them", Admiral Scott Swift, commander of the US Pacific Fleet told reporters . Read More »

Hot Stock Overview: Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY)

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The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $2.50. There may be various price targets for a stock. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Read More »

Welch & Forbes LLC Has $4.268 Million Position in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (XRAY)

MD increased its stake in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 6.4% in the third quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in DENTSPLY SIRONA by 43.1% in the third quarter. The company's share price is down -0.61% from previous highs of around $65.83 per share on June 13, 2016. Cibc Ww Mkts Corp has invested 0.01% in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ: XRAY ). Read More »

IMF says still need 'credible' debt relief for Greece

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' left-wing government is set to approve the new cuts in parliament by mid-May, so that finance ministers from the nations using the euro can unfreeze more bailout funds at a scheduled meeting on May 22. It added that these measures will be paired with, "further discussions in the coming weeks on a credible strategy for ensuring that Greece's debt is sustainable". Read More »

Job openings increase slightly in March

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Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group pointed this out after reviewing, not just the Labor Department Report on March job openings Tuesday, as well as a new report from the National Federation of Independent Business that was based on April data. Read More »

US Congress grills airlines over passenger grievances

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Still, the outrage members of Congress expressed Tuesday reflected the still-simmering public anger over the violent removal of a United Airlines passenger from a flight last month, captured on cellphone videos that millions have viewed worldwide. Read More »