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Iran's Parliament Under Attack


ISIS members consider the predominantly Shiite Iranians as heretical, and consider shrines to be idolatrous. The Sunni militant group is at war with Iran-backed forces in Syria and Iraq, and views Iran's Shia majority as apostates deserving of death. Read More »

Irish-Moroccan Involved in London Attack

The three men wore fake suicide vests as they drove a white van into pedestrians on London Bridge , before stabbing revellers in the nearby Borough Market area. She said providing more firearms for London police wouldn't be a sensible solution to the increased tempo of attacks, saying the strategy of having special mobile units of heavily armed officers is effective. Read More »

Lonmin Plc (LMI) Price Target Cut to GBX 110

Westwood Holdings Group Inc acquired 8,120 shares as Amazon Inc (AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. Pacific Global Investment Management Communications accumulated 280,971 shares. The stock's market cap is GBX 10.63 million. The Firm operates through the investment advisory and asset management business segment. It now has negative earnings. Read More »

Brazil police arrest former minister in World Cup stadium probe


But starting Monday and until Thursday Temer faces the separate, more immediate challenge of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, TSE, which is deciding whether abuse of power - principally the use of corrupt campaign money - fatally undermined the validity of the 2014 election in which Temer was reelected vice-president with then-president Dilma Rousseff. Read More »

Market opens higher ahead of RBI policy outcome


The gauge had started the session on a positive note this morning and recovered over 100 points after the Met department revised upwards its monsoon forecast. dollar, up 11 paise from previous closing level, after the RBI announcement. Meanwhile, Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 476.64 crore yesterday as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges. Read More »

Paytm boss Vijay Shekhar Sharma to buy Rs 82 crore Lutyens' home


In 2013, Rajan Mittal, Bharti Enterprises Vice-Chairman bought a bungalow in the zone for Rs 156 crore. The influential cluster covers about 3,000 acres with around 1,000 bungalows, out of which only about 70 are for private use. Sharma plans to build a new home on the plot soon. He also is a majority share-holder with 51 percent ownership of Paytm Payments Banks which was launched recently. Read More »

OPEC extends cuts in oil output by nine months

The combined cap on oil output for Opec and non-members was agreed at around 1.8 million barrels per day. The group will probably extend the cuts for another nine months until March 2018, four OPEC delegates said on Thursday as they gathered in Vienna . Read More »

Smart Speaker, New iMacs Debut At Apple Expo


That would help combat the competitive threat from Google's and Amazon's connected speakers: the Home and Echo mostly don't support services from Apple . The Home Pod will hit shelves in December, and is priced at $349, and apparently comes with companion speakers for creating surround-sound. Instead, Apple focused its attention on the "speaker" features of the HomePod . Read More »

North Korea Rejects New UNSC Sanctions, Intends to Continue Nuclear Buildup


Summit delegates were clearly anguished by the South China Sea issue and Trump's intentions. The Treasury Department has slapped additional sanctions on the financial, coal mining and military interests of North Korea by targeting companies that aid it in obtaining weapons of mass destruction and its continued violations of United Nations Security Council resolutions. Read More »

Trump claims credit for Qatar isolation


U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told a Senate committee on Tuesday there was no threat to the base and that U.S. operations continued without interruption. Yemen's internationally backed government, which has lost the capital and large portions of the war-torn country, also cut relations with Qatar, as did the Maldives and one of conflict-ridden Libya's competing governments. Read More »

Trump's United Kingdom visit on despite criticism, says foreign secretary


Hillary Clinton criticized President Donald Trump's handling of recent terror attacks in London Monday, saying that "we are not living in normal times". But after starting a Twitter feud with London mayor Sadiq Khan, Khan is calling for the trip's cancellation. The White House on Monday denied suggestions from USA reporters that Trump "picked a fight" with Khan "because he was Muslim". Read More »

Assam: PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest Dhola to Sadiya Bridge today


A vehicle carrying the Prime Minister, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari , Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal and other senior government officials then passed over it. Though this proposal was approved, the government at the Centre changed, and the the work on the bridge kept getting delayed, Modi claimed. It is said the bridge can withstand natural disaster of 8 richter scale. Read More »

Indonesia diverts pilgrims to other airlines after Qatar Airways fallout

Qatar, which largely depends on food imports for its population of 2.5 million, has assured residents it has taken measures to assure that normal life continues, said the report . If the commercial banks are advised to get rid of their Qatari assets in a short timeframe, or if authorities act against Qatari banking assets in their jurisdictions, that could provoke retaliation by Doha and turmoil in the Gulf banking and money markets. Read More »

Research Report For BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)

The company maintains price to book ratio of 2.87. BBRY has been the subject of several recent research reports. The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.01 reported by 13 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(May2017). Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 0 and low P/E is 0, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 43.41 and 42.28 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 15.15 for the industry and 13.84 for the Sector. Read More »

Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'


There are also deep financial and business links between the two countries based on Qatar's leading role as a gas producer. A year ago during a visit to Saudi Arabia, Obama administration officials raised the issue of Saudi funding to build mosques in Europe and Africa that are helping to spread an ultra-conservative strain of Islam. Read More »

After London Attack, Facebook Aims to Be 'Hostile Environment' for Terrorists


She called for more action to combat extremist ideology, singling out the responsibility of big companies to shut down safe spaces for extremists on the internet. Twitter says in the last six months of 2016, it suspended a total of 376,890 accounts for violations related to the promotion of terrorism. "Furthermore, regulating the internet will not solve the threat of terrorism". Read More »

On health care, the choice is truly yours


A group of 13 Republican senators led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are expected to draft their own version of the health care bill in the coming months. Republicans have repeatedly touted their bill as lowering premiums, but they've said less about how it would affect what consumers have to shell out for care. Read More »

Korea's economic growth forecast at 2.6 pct in 2017

The Paris-based organization estimated Turkey's growth rate to stand at 3.5 percent in 2018, down from 3.8 percent. "As growth and inflation prospects in core euro area economies improve, there is a risk that monetary policy tightens too rapidly, weighing on the recovery in countries with high unemployment, high public and private debt and large negative output gaps", the report said. Read More »

Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'


French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said earlier that the attacker shouted "This is for Syria! " as he struck the police officer. On Tuesday evening a group of 15 heavily armed elite police officers searched student accommodation in the suburbs of Paris , where the suspect rented a studio, an AFP journalist said. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

It closed at $30.98 lastly. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at Read More »

(KGC) Shares Sold by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 87,220,796 shares of the mining company's stock worth $271,257,000 after buying an additional 1,772,039 shares in the last quarter. Kinross Gold has a 12-month low of $3.87 and a 12-month high of $7.56. Wall Street await Kinross Gold Corporation (USA ) (NYSE:KGC) to release earnings on July, 26. Read More »

Chinese stocks fall to seven-month low on Moody's downgrade


The worldwide bond credit rating service downgraded China's credit rating one degree, from Aa3 to A1, and changed its outlook, a one-word term describing Moody's expectations, from "stable" to "negative". China's potential economic growth was likely to slow towards 5% in coming years, but the cooldown is likely to be gradual due to expected fiscal stimulus, Moody's said. Read More »

Qatar says Saudi-led move to bar citizens breach of rights


Qatar is heavily dependent on food imports and residents have been queuing at supermarkets to stockpile. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" he tweeted. It has increasingly been sending flights over Iran and Turkey to avoid Saudi and Egyptian airspace. In a Reuters interview, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said it would be very complex to disentangle the "very diverse" business ties between Qatar and its neighbors but suggested this might be necessary. Read More »