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Russian agents kill 2 men suspected of plotting attacks

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Two natives of Central Asia, who were connected with recruiters of global terrorist organizations and planned to commit terrorist acts in Russian Federation, were eliminated in the Vladimir region of Russian Federation. Petersburg. An FSB broadcast on state television showed the bodies of the two men after the shootout, including one with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle next to him. Read More »

Wells Fargo knew about sham accounts in 2002

In the investigation , law firm Shearman & Sterling conducted 100 interviews with current and past workers, reviewed more than 35 million documents and coordinated with FTI Consulting to conduct forensic analysis of the bank's digital archives. Read More »

Retailer Marks & Spencer says plans to close six British stores

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Marks and Spencer has said it is opening 36 new stores in the United Kingdom, creating 1,400 jobs. It also plans to close six stores and redeploy affected staff to nearby stores, as part of the restructuring program. Chief executive Steve Rowe said: "M&S stores will always be an integral part of our customer offer, working seamlessly alongside our website, M&S.com, to deliver great products and service to our customers". Read More »

Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

Demonstrators also gathered in the southern city of Puerto Ordaz, home to Venezuela's struggling state-run mining companies, and in the border city of San Cristobal and the oil city of Maracaibo. At a press conference called by the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable coalition, Henrique Capriles a representative of the Justice First party called on his followers to "resist" in the focal points that have seen violence and vandalism in the past weeks. Read More »

Tensions with North Korea still simmering despite diplomacy talk

On Tuesday, Pence reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the US stands "100 percent" behind Japan in working to reign in North Korea's nuclear program, after arriving in Japan from South Korea. -Japan "economic dialogue" to be led by the two. On April 15, the U.S. Navy published a photo showing the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transiting the Sunda Strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. Read More »

Rep. Tom Cole: Georgia Special Election Was About Trump

Ossoff earned 48.1 percent in Tuesday's election. The race to replace now-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price attracted national attention as Democrats tried to turn it into a referendum on President Trump. The former Georgia secretary of state's stances on social issues are certain to be a focus in the runoff - particularly her effort to stop the Susan G. Read More »

Speeding car in Delhi kills one

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Last year in April, a 17-year-old boy allegedly knocked dead a man with his father's Mercedes in Civil Lines in Delhi, he was later charged with with culpable homicide due to his past record of negligent driving. Narwal said the driver claimed to be a teenager. He is a resident of Model Town in north Delhi. The driver's age is being verified. "His friends fled the scene after the accident", Narwal told IANS . Read More »

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb, officials say

But some Afghan officials are asking why such a massive bomb was needed at this point, when Islamic State was already on the retreat and nearing collapse in Afghanistan . NewsGram brings to you top news around the world today. The strike was described as part of a campaign to destroy the Islamic State Khorasan Province group, the local chapter of IS. Read More »

Is the EPA shutting down its Chicago office?

Eric Holcomb who approved a disaster declaration for the city just weeks after taking office. East Chicago is receiving $16.5 million in EPA State Revolving Fund (SRF) funding for drinking-water infrastructure upgrades.EPA, the state and the city are working together to coordinate lead service-line replacement with cleanup work to expedite completion of the work and minimize disruptions.EPA provided 54 homes with filters and bottled water while Superfund work was underway at those ... Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull heads to PNG, India

A stalled free trade agreement between the two countries is expected to dominate the talks. His predecessor, Tony Abbott had visited India in September 2014 and this was followed by Modi's visit to Australia in November that year. While riding on the train, Prime Minister Turnbull whipped out his phone and snapped a selfie with PM Modi. Turnbull arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit, his first to the country after assuming office in 2015. Read More »

Supreme Court allows NDMC to e-auction Taj Mansingh hotel

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Earlier in March, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is a member of NDMC, announced that an open auction of Taj Mansingh Hotel would be done. IHCL maintained that the MHA direction to NDMC, which led to the decision of auctioning the hotel, is without jurisdiction because "allotment of land and use rests exclusively within domain of MoUD". Read More »

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) Receives An Update From Brokers

The stock's market capitalization is 1.65B, it has a 52-week low of 42.54 and a 52-week high of 67.00. They now have a Dollars 53 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the stock. 09/21/2015 - Piper Jaffray began new coverage on Simmons First National Corporation giving the company a "neutral" rating. Read More »

UK Parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of early June 8 election

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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday won the overwhelming backing of MPs to hold a snap election on June 8, which she said is in the country's "national interest" and will strengthen her hand in the complex Brexit negotiations. Conservatives now have a marginal lead of 17 seats, but many pollsters are confident that the number could rise significantly on June 8. But analysts have said the chances are weak - chiefly because the Liberal Democrats would probably not want to ally ... Read More »

Wells Fargo claws back $75M in pay from two former execs

Late past year, Wells Fargo was fined $ 185 million for a fake account scandal, where more than 5,000 of the bank's former employees opened more than 2 million fake accounts to get sales bonuses. One branch manager had a "teenage daughter with 24 accounts, an adult daughter with 18 accounts, a husband with 21 accounts, a brother with 14 accounts and a father with 4 accounts", the report said. Read More »

Vijay Mallya granted bail after arrest

However, the flamboyant businessman, who once called himself "The King of Good Times", was released on bail within minutes. Mallya has been living in the United Kingdom since having his diplomatic passport revoked a year ago and was only in attendance for the British Grand Prix last season - the Indian businessman previously was a permanent fixture on his team's pit wall. Read More »

No One Is Getting Fired Over Passenger Dragging Incident, Says United CEO

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While he asserted that he took full responsibility "for making this right ", he said that his organisation will review and update their policy on overbooked flights by the end of April. The airline also faces a Thursday deadline from the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to answer detailed questions about the incident. Morningstar said, " The flight 3411 incident, while undoubtedly a public relations disaster, will most likely not materially affect United's medium- to long-term financial and ... Read More »

British Regulators Investigate Barclays CEO Staley

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Barclays chairman John McFarlane said he was "personally very disappointed and apologetic that this situation has occurred". As the bank now looks to once again fix its ethical reputation, it will be commissioning an independent review of its whistleblower programme and its internal processes and controls. Read More »

Banced Corp Decreases Stake in BB&T Co. (BBT)

Officer of Branch Banking & Trust Company. The firm owned 8,794 shares of the company's stock after selling 123 shares during the period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Read More »

Man Group adds $8 billion in first quarter

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Man Group Plc, the world's largest publicly traded hedge-fund firm, reported its highest net quarterly inflows since the second quarter of 2011 as investors allocated capital to its long-only strategies and fund of funds. Fund of fund alternative FUM increased by $1.7bn in the quarter as a result of net inflows, positive investment movement, FX and other movements. Man Group also benefited from USD800.0 million in gains on currency movements, primarily driven by the weakening of the U.S. Read More »

Trump's New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas

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Trump signed the order after visiting a tool factory at Kenosha, Wisconsin , in the Chicago-Milwaukee industrial corridor. "We believe the President's visit emphasizes the need to nurture such manufacturing strength". The government admits 85,000 immigrants under the visa program each year. Besides these Indian companies, top United States firms who file large number of applications are - Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Read More »

United Airlines Compensates All Passengers From Videoed Flight

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For Dao, who came to the USA after fleeing Vietnam by boat in 1975 when Saigon fell, being dragged off the plane "was more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced in leaving Vietnam", Demetrio said. When he refused to do so, three Aviation Department police officers boarded the plane and one of the officers grabbed the man from his window seat and dragged him down the aisle by the arms. Read More »

Nintendo Will Launch Nintendo Switch Mini In FY2018, Citigroup Predicts

A player of "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild " recently made an impossible stunt that made fans in awe of his feat, which can be seen in a video that can be viewed down below. The other consoles also launched near a holiday time where spending $300 was easy to justify, instead of launching in March. The figure, courtesy of research firm SuperData, tops Nintendo's projection of about 2 million units for the month. Read More »

Are US-N.Korea tensions more risky this time?

Donald Trump has been accused of not being able to identify the leader of North Korea. After his meeting with business leaders in Seoul Tuesday, Vice President Pence traveled to Tokyo for meetings with Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso on bilateral trade options in the wake of the USA withdrawal from TPP. Read More »