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China to become global hub for electic cars

As evidenced by the slew of electrified cars debuting at the Shanghai show, the country is looking toward electrification as a solution to air quality and congestion issues. "We're not concerned about technology transfer" to Chinese partners, he added, referring to fears that Chinese firms might eventually use technology gleaned from foreign partners against them. Read More »

United Kingdom early elections 'dangerous': Tony Blair


The six MPs, who all represent the Conservative Party, were among 552 members of parliament who voted to approve plans for the snap election . The Prime Minister's spokesman said the Government was aiming to dissolve Parliament on 3 May, 25 working days before election day. Read More »

French authorities detain 3 people at gunman's home in Paris suburb


Armed French police patrol the Champs Elysees Avenue the day after a policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France, April 21, 2017 . Shortly after the deadly attack , French President Francois Hollande said security forces will be exercising the utmost vigilance, especially given the imminence of the country's presidential election process. Read More »

Workers stop leak at Alaska well with salt water

BP, whose Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out and caused the largest oil spill in USA history, has responded to questions about the well, but information was limited and there was no estimate about volumes of natural gas and oil released. Read More »

Pence in Indonesia With Trade on Agenda


US Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed America's commitment to Australia, saying the two countries have a "strong and historical alliance". U.S. After meeting President Widodo, Pence said his administration wanted fairer trade with Southeast Asia's biggest economy. They do $225 billion in trade with the USA each year. Read More »

Donald Trump is holding Obamacare hostage to get his border wall


But the president and his aides expressed confidence that Congress would work out a spending agreement and that there won't be any halt in government operations. The White House, one person familiar with the conversations said, has pushed for $3 billion for the border wall, and discussions have been ongoing. "Elections have consequences", and " we want wall funding " as part of the spending bill, Mulvaney told the AP. Read More »

Here's how to register to vote for the General Election 2017


In his first major speech of the general election campaign, the Labour leader vowed to "give people real control" and put Britain's wealth into their hands. This time a year ago, Cameron fully expected Britain to vote to remain in the European Union in the referendum he had called for June. "What I would say to pensioners is just look what the Conservatives in government have done", she said. Read More »

Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax, Wall Street rules

Trump signed two executive orders at the U.S. Department of the Treasury on Friday aimed at financial services and taxes. Trump has long said financial sector oversight could curb economic growth. But a White House official gave some wiggle room on the date, noting that Trump said in the AP interview that the plan would be released on Wednesday or soon after that. Read More »

EPA chief tours toxic East Chicago site

Local residents and activists questioned Pruitt's motives. Officials say two dozen families remain at the 45-year-old complex, built on a site once occupied by a lead-products factory. Pruitt will be the first EPA administrator to visit the site in East Chicago, according to his office. In 2014, "the US EPA paid incentives of about $11.3 million to get 456 employees to voluntarily leave the agency, plus accumulated annual leave payments of $4.9 million, for a total of $16.2 million", O'Grady ... Read More »

Trump praises China efforts on 'menace' as North warns of strike

The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile launch in a statement Thursday, following a squabble over the wording between the US and Russian Federation. Council diplomats, speaking anonymously because discussions were private, said the USA, which is in charge of drafting council statements and resolutions on North Korea, had dropped the call for "dialogue" as part of its effort to toughen the text. Read More »

Outage leaves 90000 in dark


PG&E had Barry Anderson , its vice president of electric distribution, to explained at the press briefing what happened at its substation on Larkin Street, about four blocks from the City Hall, that triggered the outage. Montessori and Tule Elk. The AP also reported earlier that an hourslong power outage in NY delayed subway transit for hours on Friday morning. The department tweeted that the calls included 20 elevators with people stuck inside. Read More »

President Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

That's because Congress relies on tax analyses performed by the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation, which tend to have a more restrained view on the macro-economic impact of tax cuts. financial services industry. "This is really the beginning of a whole new way of life that this country hasn't seen in really many, many years". President Donald Trump, accompanied by, from left, Rep. Read More »

North Korea warns US, South Korea of 'super-mighty strike'


On Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Beijing was "gravely concerned" about North Korea's recent nuclear and missile activities and even went so far as to praise the Trump administration. Peskov said that deployments of Russian troops inside Russia's own borders were not a public matter. Vice Minister Han Song Ryol accused Donald Trump of creating a "vicious cycle" of heightened tensions in the region with his tweets, adding that North Korea plans to continue to ... Read More »

Pimco CA Municipal Income Fund (PCQ) to Issue $0.08 Monthly Dividend


Nuveen New York AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:NRK) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, April 4th. It seeks to provide attractive monthly tax-free income, portfolio diversification and attractive after tax total returns. Caesarstone Ltd (NASDAQ:CSTE) has declined 4.56% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. Gencor Industries, a manufacturer of heavy machinery used in the production of highway construction materials, synthetic fuels and environmental control ... Read More »

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) has a 52-Week High of $6.17

The company declined -5.01% and closed its last trading session at $12.77. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.01. Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. The return on assets ratio shows how well management is employing the company's total assets to make a profit. Read More »

To Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (MUR)

It has ranged in price between $57.97-$58.76 after having started the session at $58.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.22. About 10,142 shares traded. Barclays Capital upgraded the shares of MUR in report on Wednesday, July 13 to "Overweight" rating. Ing Groep Nv reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Read More »

Earnings on the Doorstep For Hawaiian Holdings, Inc


Buckingham Research has upgraded Hawaiian Holdings (NDAQ:HA) from Neutral to Buy in a statement released on 4/21/2017. Wolfe Research raised shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Thursday, February 9th. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn won't rule out second Brexit referendum


May wasted no time in campaigning. Parliament will still sit for another fortnight, but party leaders wasted no time in hitting the campaign trail on Wednesday evening. May meanwhile headed to the northern English town of Bolton to promise "the strong and stable leadership this country needs to take Britain through Brexit and beyond". Read More »

Video of BJP MLA thrashing toll plaza staff surfaces


A man comes out from a auto present at that spot to monitor the situation. But the same exemption does not apply to other vehicles in the cavalcade.According to the witnesses, MLA Yadav insisted on all vehicles be allowed a free pass from toll gates which sparked tussle with toll plaza employees. Read More »

Stifel Nicolaus maintained Jones Energy Inc (NYSE:JONE) as 'Buy'

They now have a Dollars 3.75 price target on the stock. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Jones Energy, Inc. Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE ) has a market capitalization of 117.98 Million which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of Jones Energy, Inc. Read More »

US Military helicopter crashes, kills one

The two other helos were not involved in the incident, officials said, and the crew members within were uninjured. The crash occurred just before 1:30 p.m., CBS Baltimore reports. The helicopter came down near the course's third hole, said Kevin Bowman, who told WJLA Washington he was in the pro shop when the landing occurred. Read More »

China GDP Annual Growth Rate


The positive changes continue to emerge and the performance of key indicators is better than estimated, the Bureau added. Secondary industries such as manufacturing and construction grew 6.4 per cent year-on-year, faster than in 2016 but still slower than the average pace of growth, NAB said. Read More »

Wall Street's 'Bull' sculptor threatens to sue over 'Girl' statue

Civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel argued that "Fearless Girl" - commissioned by a financial services company - is a commercial venture that violates Di Modica's copyright. With hopes of dispensing the "perfect antidote" to the stock market crash of 1987, he spent two years welding the 7,000-pound bronze bull statue created to capture the resilience of the American people. Read More »

French first round presidential election on Sunday has no clear winner

Like Trump, Le Pen's campaign was defined by vehemently anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric. Eleven candidates spanning the spectrum from Trotskyist left to far-right are running. Following the arrests this week of two men suspected of preparing an "imminent violent attack" in Marseilles, Some 50,000 policemen and soldiers will be deployed for the two election rounds, French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said. Read More »