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Georgia election a 'wake-up call' for US Republicans

In a message on his Twitter account Wednesday, the president said the June runoff election triggered by Tuesday's vote represented a battle between Ossoff and his celebrity backers, and Republican Karen Handel's local support. "We know that this is an important race, and it's going to stay in the hands of a Republican", Handel told CNN. "I mean look, all Republicans, it's all hands on deck for us". Read More »

Online sales take the lead with UK shoppers


In 2015, United Kingdom households spent the equivalent of $5,900 (£4,611) using payment cards online. Overall card spending online in the United Kingdom reached £154bn in 2015, averaging £422m a day - an increase of 28 per cent since 2014, according to Sky News . Read More »

Tribune Media Co (NYSE:TRCO) Valuation According To Analysts


Bolten owns television stations in smaller markets in Tennessee, North Carolina, California, Montana and Texas. "We look forward to welcoming the Bonten employees into the Sinclair family and are pleased to be growing our regional presence in several states where we already operate", said Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley in a statement. Read More »

Cheapest ever mortgage rate of 0.89% on offer to home buyers


The rate is collared at 0 per cent, meaning it could fall or increase in tandem with the SVR during the next two years, and it has a product fee of £1,495, with an alternative £995 fee option available at 1.05 per cent. Only a few months ago it looked as if the era of record low rates looked to be over, but the move by Yorkshire suggests competition in the mortgage market may be about to heat up again. Read More »

Starbucks Baristas Really Hate the New Unicorn Frappuccino


One Grande Unicorn Frappuccino holds about double of the recommended daily added sugar limit for both men and women, according to the American Heart Association . The magical drink starts off with a sweet, charming flavor. I managed to finish a quarter of each Frappuccino, and I immediately began spiraling into a sugar high - my hands were shaking as I wrote this article. Read More »

British Parliament Backs May's Plan for Early Elections

It is unclear just how well they have recovered from that election and whether they have the prowess to tackle the Tories. Yet, polling typically narrows around an election and seven weeks is a long time in politics, especially on the campaign trail. Read More »

United Nations threatens new sanctions against N. Korea

A North Korean missile blew up nearly immediately on its test launch on Sunday, the US military said. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions aimed at impeding the development of its nuclear and missile programs since 2006. The plane was dispatched to Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, earlier this month, and today's flight could indicate there are suspicions North Korea has set off a nuclear bomb. Read More »

India Calls Off Maritime Talks with Pakistan amid Tension

Abraham Mathai, President of Harmony Foundation - which awards the St. Mother Teresa Awards annually to prominent global citizens - has written to Pakistani peace campaigner Saeeda Diep of Lahore for help in the Jadhav case. 'I call on the government of Pakistan to consider the consequences for our bilateral relations if the tension continues, ' Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj warned. Read More »

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)

It has a 215.6 P/E ratio . About 12,450 shares traded. It has underperformed by 19.53% the S&P500. Hightower Advsrs Llc reported 62,552 shares. Wetherby Asset Management has 7,675 shares. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Iberia Capital Partners to "Conviction List". 12/06/2016 - Baker Hughes Incorporated had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Evercore ISI. Read More »

India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers

Of those 82 applications, 76 were approved. The US H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa, which allows firms to hire foreign workers in specialised occupations. NASSCOM, the Indian IT service industry's main lobbying group, said it backs efforts to root out H-1B abuses, but said the idea that H1B visa holders are cheap labour is inaccurate. Read More »

Tesla recalls 53000 vehicles for potential parking brake issue


They now have a Dollars 250 price target on the stock. Target price projections may differ from analyst to analyst. Currently, the market capitalization of Tesla Motors, Inc. This intervention followed Tesla's market capitalisation topping that of Ford, despite the company having built a fraction of that company's totals in the past few years. Read More »

French PM knocks Le Pen, Fillon's security stance after Paris shooting

The anti-establishment Le Pen has a soft touch that appeals to voters once too timid to vote for the extreme right - but her passion for cats can't hide a steely resolve and a tongue that can be as cutting as her father's. "I hear Madame Le Pen. anyone who says that they can make it otherwise is both irresponsible and a liar". Others, however, stress that should Le Pen perform broadly in line with polling to date, confidence she can not win in the second round should see the euro appreciate. Read More »

Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

They've put off voting on their promised tax overhaul until after they take another whack at repealing and replacing Obamacare. But one of the most seismic shifts in the wake of Trump's victory is the backlash against Republicans in elections all over the country. Read More »

UK says it has gotten its money back from Lloyds bailout

The government owns 72 per cent of RBS, which was briefly the largest bank in the world. The Government's stake included both sales and dividends. The move follows on Hammond's comments from earlier this week that the government may sell its shares in Royal Bank of Scotland for less than the price it paid for them during the 2008 financial crisis. Read More »

Delta Has Cancelled 3000 Flights This Week And It's A Giant Disaster


Eight of those were to Minnesota, said Patrick Hogan, spokesman for the Metropolitan Airports Commission. Thunderstorms Wednesday triggered the cancellation spree. Kennedy International Airport, Logan International Airport and more . When passengers were left waiting hours on the tarmac, Delta staff ordered 450 pizza and foot-long subs. Read More »

New shots fired near Paris Champs-Eysees avenue: police source


There are 11 total candidates, but the five front runners include Francois Fillon, Benoit Hamon, Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Luc Melenchon. Two other police officers and a bystander were also injured. The whole of France is under a state of emergency after being confronted, since 2015, with a wave of unprecedented jihadist attacks. Read More »

Oil prices fall on expected climb in US production

We see exports rebounded to over 7.2 million barrels per day, with flows bound for East Asia (think: Japan, South Korea, China) accounting for 45 percent of loadings. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Kilduff also noted that US daily production increased to 9.25 million barrels per day. Waterborne imports bottomed out in early 2015 - at exactly the same time that Bakken shale crude production was peaking out . Read More »

UK's May easily wins parliament's backing for election in June

MPs voted 522 to 13 in favour of a no confidence motion in the government, meaning Theresa May now has the power to go ahead with a general election on June 8. Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved at midnight on May 2, 25 working days before election day. May, Britain's second female prime minister, also has strong popular support for her handling of the political quake unleashed by Brexit. Read More »

Jefferies Group Comments on Ventas, Inc.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (VTR)

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of VTR. Eii Capital Mgmt Inc has invested 2.59% in Ventas, Inc. Loudon Investment Management Llc acquired 28,677 shares as Ventas Inc (VTR)'s stock declined 9.64%. In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 2.90% and return on equity ratio was 6.30% while its return on investment ratio was 4.50%. Read More »