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Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

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She is expected to say: "Under the Tories and the SNP almost half a million emergency food parcels have been handed out to people across Scotland". While most Scottish voters oppose a referendum before Brexit, the first minister insists that another vote on independence is needed because Scotland was taken out of the EU "against its will" after 62% of Scots voted to remain in the union. Read More »

'Fast decision' expected on Comey's Federal Bureau of Investigation replacement

The only glimpse of the towering former director has been paparazzi shots taken through his back fence in McLean, Va. "You want to question the timing of when the president fires, when he hires". FBI Director James Comey announces in May that the bureau will open an investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server for both her personal and government correspondence while secretary of state between 2009 and 2013. Read More »

Traders Alert Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Visa Inc (NYSE:V)

The Stock has Weekly volatility of 1.41% and monthly volatility of 1.38%. For our stock under consideration here, Exelon Corporation (EXC ) has distance from 20 Day SMA is -0.78% while its distance from 50 day SMA is -2.88%. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Investors of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a $0.3275 dividend. Read More »

Donald Trump shared sensitive information with Russians

Labour leader Andrew Little says reports US President Donald Trump shared high-level intelligence with Russia's Foreign Minister would be concerning if they were verified and the NZ Government had to decide if the US could be trusted. The president can declassify secrets, but intelligence officials say sharing that information with the Russians could potentially expose the intelligence operation of an ally. Read More »

Israel urges US to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

President. Zomlot suggested, however, that could be a positive if Trump can "disrupt" old assumptions about the Middle East peace process that have failed in the past. Tillerson linked Trump's deliberations directly with his aspiration to broker peace in the Middle East. "The President is being very careful to understand how such a decision would impact a peace process", he said. Read More »

Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut

USA shale production is expected to rise for the sixth consecutive month in June, government data showed on Monday, as producers continued to increase drilling activity because of higher oil prices. Total volume traded was about 58 percent below the 100-day average. Brent crude was US$51.88 per barrel at 2.55pm Singapore time, up 2.1 per cent from its last close, at a level last seen early this month. Read More »

Premium Brands Holdings Corporation (TSX:PBH) Valuation at a Glance

The business had revenue of $240.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $234.74 million. This represents a year-on-year increase of earning per share of $0.02 from corresponding quarter of last year. The same analysts are predicting that the company shares will trade to $153.40 within the next 12-18 months. The company's 50-day moving average price is $56.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $53.09. Read More »

Putin blames off-key piano for hesitant musical rendition

President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russian Federation saw no need to arm the Syrian Kurds, but said Moscow would maintain working contacts with them. "But they chose to post it". Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's two top oil producers, agreed on Monday on the need to extend the cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 to rein in a global crude glut, Reuters reported. Read More »

Amazon announces free Alexa voice calls and messages for Echo

About 35.6 million Americans will use a voice-activated assistant device at least once a month this year , according to a new forecast from eMarketer. Amazon continues to offer the standard Echo and cheaper Echo Dot. It's due out in the USA on 28 June for $229.99 (around £175) and can be pre-ordered from Amazon's website. Read More »

Kara McCullough wins Miss USA after unpopular answer about health care

She won ahead of 50 other contestants, including the first runner-up from New Jersey, Chhavi Verg, claiming victory over all in the contest which took place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. She reportedly garnered the most screen time during the contest, which often is said to be an indicator of who will be chosen as the eventual victor. Read More »

Oil price rises as Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia back supply cut

Oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia's energy minister and Russia's oil minister said in a joint briefing that they agreed output cuts need to be extended until March 2018. Goldman sees long term oil prices at $45-$55 per barrel, but US producers have already said they plan to boost production at those prices. Oil prices hit a three-week high after the announcement, while shares of oil majors Exxon and Chevron were up 1 percent in premarket trading. Read More »

Amazon's newest smarthome device could break your phone obsession

Like the Echo speakers, Echo Show includes Amazon's "far-field" microphones and noise canceling technology, allowing the device to pick up your commands from anywhere in the room. Amazon says this option was created to check in on people that may need regular monitoring, such as children and elderly relatives. Amazon have Voice calling and messaging as launching "soon", on the relevant landing page. Read More »

The Home Depot, Inc. Reports 12% Increase In Q1 Earnings

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Home Depot , Inc. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS. Home Depot has upped its EPS guidance for the year and now expects diluted earnings-per-share growth, after anticipated share repurchases, of approximately 11 percent year-over-year to $7.15. Read More »

Microsoft on WannaCry Ransomware: Government Secrecy Led to This

The malicious software also attacked companies in Spain and Portugal, including Telefónica, as well as global shipping company FedEx. Of course, one of the many things software viruses have in common with the biological sort is mutation. Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc., said the version with no kill switch was able to spread but it contained a flaw that wouldn't allow it to take over a computer and demand ransom to unlock files. Read More »

Heifer Bye, Betsy DeVos Greeted By Boos During Commencement Speech

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She is also a prominent advocate for charter schools, a government-funded system of education with fewer regulations. "Please know this, we support you and we will continue to support you", she continued. "They are just not going to go", Pantore said. Added Ingram, "If you want to have free speech, if you want to have a dialogue, if you want to learn, this is not the place for that. Read More »

Oil rises 2% after Saudi and Russian Federation back longer supply cut

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The rest of the bloc is expected to act similarly following a meeting in Vienna on May 25. The original deal, struck back in November 2016, originally was to last six months. Goldman sees long term oil prices at $45-$55 per barrel, but USA producers have already said they plan to boost production at those prices. In February, US crude output increased again and "in line with stronger recent performance from the US shale sector we have revised upwards our expectation throughout 2017", it ... Read More »

North Korea renews accusation of CIA assassination plot

If launched on a maximum trajectory , the latest missile could have flown about 4,500 kilometres, within range of the United States military base at Guam, according to aerospace engineer John Schilling. North Korea has fired off more missiles in the past three years than in the three previous decades combined, reports the Wall Street Journal . Haley said on ABC that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was "in a state of paranoia". Read More »

USA should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

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In the United Kingdom however, the attack hit Britain's National Health Service badly enough that services to patients were disrupted . Apart from university networks, the virus also spread through businesses and government institutions, he said . Read More »

Roemer Sells 3737 Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG) Stock

The target price for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) is $29.32/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.16/share for the current quarter. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.02 with an ex dividend date of which will be payable on 11/17/2016. BK's revenue has declined at an average annualized rate of about -0.1% during the past five years. Read More »