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Federal Budget 2017: Drug testing of dole recipients defended by Malcolm Turnbull

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Scott Morrison is promising better times ahead, predicting strong wage growth as unemployment eases and the economy rumbles along at a spritely rate reaching three per cent. He assured Australians the government had listened to their frustrations about cost of living pressures and promised a practical and fair budget. In March, The Daily Telegraph reported that government ministers were looking at some of the avenues by which such a tax could be applied. Read More »

Governor tours tornado-damaged western Oklahoma

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Also, a tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma, leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries. Storm chaser video captured a tornado on the ground near McLean, Texas, along the Interstate 40 corridor just west of the Oklahoma state line. Read More »

House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

Ross Douthat, a conservative columnist for the New York Times , wrote that while Trump may not be guilty of the "high crimes and misdemeanors" necessary for impeachment, he had shown himself incapable of governing the country. Sen. Marco Rubio said the situation and its distractions are "certainly it's less than ideal, but it is what it is". "I'm going leave it to the President to talk about and defend his tweets", Ryan said , stressing that he wanted to work on other issues, like health ... Read More »

Facebook releases new update to reduce clickbaits

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Before this, Facebook only down-voted Pages and domains when they've repeatedly posted clickbait content. Facebook recently announced that it wants to do more to cut down on the amount of spam and clickbait that appears in users' News Feeds. Read More »

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS) Delivers Consistent EPS Surprises

A number of equities research analysts have commented on DKS shares. Dicks Sporting Goods has a one year low of $37.96 and a one year high of $62.88. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Dicks Sporting Goods from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. Read More »

Chelsea star reveals his Champions League ambitions

Victor Moses forced the best save of the night early in the second half, shortly before Albion had their most unsafe minutes. Willian was also very good. "They waited for me after the celebrations with the fans, and put champagne and beer on me", the Italian laughed. The "Big 6" will indeed finish the campaign leading the way once again, with Antonio Conte's Chelsea coming out on top quite comfortably in the end. Read More »

European Union fines Facebook over 'misleading' WhatsApp data claim

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The Commission claims that the "technical possibility" of matching user accounts existed back in 2014 and that Facebook staff knew this but decided not to mention it. "The commission must be able to take decisions about mergers" effects on competition in full knowledge of accurate facts '. The fine is for telling the Commission it would not be possible to reliably match Facebook and WhatsApp accounts for the same user - something that would allow the company to better target advertising ... Read More »

400 soldiers helping with Quebec floods as hundreds abandon their homes

A special weather statement issued by Environment Canada Friday warned of significant rainfall still to come for much of the southern and eastern areas of the province of Ontario. Montreal police and firefighters were called on to help rescue some residents affected by the floods. In Gatineau, Que., near the border with Ontario, 380 residences were evacuated, and some federal employees were advised not to go to work on Monday because of the flooding. Read More »

RBC Capital Markets maintained Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) as ‘Buy’

Williams Capital cut Pioneer Natural Resources from a buy rating to a hold rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $226.00 to $206.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. SHEFFIELD SCOTT D sold $591,990 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd sold 376,054 shares as the company's stock declined 2.87% while stock markets rallied. Read More »

Analysts Set Novartis AG (NVS) PT at $80.42

Based on their most recently released notes to investors, 2 analysts have a rating of "buy", 0 analysts "outperform", 2 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". Now the P/E of Novartis AG stands at 30.44. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and global trademark and copyright legislation. Read More »

Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) Reviewed By Analysts

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About 258,613 shares traded. Evolent Health Inc (NYSE:EVH) has risen 1.25% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Enlink Midstream Partners Lp now has $6.20 billion valuation. (NASDAQ:INTU). Rafferty Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.05% in Intuit Inc. 74,457 are held by Agran Libbie. Ardsley Advisory Prtn accumulated 5,000 shares. Read More »

Barclays PLC Reiterates "Equal weight" Rating for National Grid plc (NG)

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Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 7,541 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $536,000 after buying an additional 183 shares in the last quarter. This represents a yield of 4.92%. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark laws. Read More »

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Shares Sold by Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA

Oenon Holdings, Inc. (TSE:2533) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.31188. 07/29/2016 - Colgate-Palmolive Company was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at BNP Paribas. Atria Investments LLC now owns 4,234 shares of the company's stock valued at $310,000 after buying an additional 1,119 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Philippines stops accepting EU grants

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There was no immediate explanation for Manila's position. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, in a message to reporters, said this new policy of the government is "to enable them (EU) not to interfere with our internal affairs". If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. "I think we need to gain a certain confidence in ourselves and that this is exactly the kind of the mentality the President wants the Filipinos to avoid, a mendicant attitude", Abella said. Read More »

Burberry reports fall in annual profits

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Underlying profits dropped by 21%, which Burberry blamed on restructuring costs, lower wholesale income (down 14%), particularly in the USA and the Beauty arm, and a 48% reduction in licensing income. But underlying wholesale turnover dropped 14% and licensing sales slumped 48%. This was offset in part by efforts to slash costs across the group. Read More »

Modern artillery guns land in India, a first in three decades

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The two howitzers are part of India's 145-gun order from the USA according to a deal signed past year which cost United States dollars 700 million. The guns were expected to arrive in the June. The weapons will be used by the army's mountain artillery divisions along India's high-altitude frontiers particularly along the border with China in the east of the country. Read More »

No Politician 'Has Been Treated Worse Or More Unfairly' Than Me

Dannel Malloy - one of the president's loudest critics. "I look forward to this matter concluding quickly". A month before it was announced that Trump would speak in New London, the administration was considering a cut of about $1.3 billion from the Coast Guard's budget to help pay for immigration enforcement measures, including the proposed wall along the U.S. Read More »

Snapchat sees shares plummet 23 pc

In the first 3 months of 2017, Snapchat's daily active users increased by only 36.1 percent, continuing a downward spiral evident in the second half of 2016 (62% in Q3, 47% in Q4). He said he's seen a lot of teens replace the telephone icon at the bottom of their phones' most-used apps with the Snapchat app. When Google came along, everyone really felt like they needed a search strategy. Read More »

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

Department of Homeland Security said in a joint statement after the four-hour meeting on Wednesday. Europe warned that extending the current laptop ban to US -bound flights from European airports would result in "significant disruptions". Read More »

Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level Since 2007

It's a state, where employers have to pay up to hire, because it becomes hard to find workers. Those gains have come despite historically soft economic growth of near a 2% annual rate. The latest claims report has no bearing on April's employment report, which is scheduled for release on Friday, as it falls outside the survey period. Read More »

Shadow Brokers teases more Windows exploits and cyberespionage data

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Since Friday (May 12th), the cyber-attack has victimised private and public organisations in 150 countries and, according to Microsoft, should be treated as a wake-up call across the globe. "It isn't clear that there has been a harm to consumers", he said. What's different this time is that the hackers apparently had considerable help from the US government. Read More »

Democrat calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment in US House floor speech

The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn. "I think we've seen this movie before", the Arizona Republican said at a dinner to receive the International Republican Institute's Freedom Award. "So there are a lot of unanswered questions". Read More »

Ford to cut 1400 salaried jobs in North America, Asia

The automaker confirmed that number Wednesday after reports this week that hundreds of layoffs were coming to boost profits. The Wall Street Journal reported that the cuts would target salaried employees and would reduce Ford's global headcount by about 10%. Read More »

Cyber-attack a "wake-up call" says Microsoft

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On social media, students complained about not being able to access their work, and people in various cities said they hadn't been able to take their driving tests because some local traffic police systems were down. After locking down the files, "WannaCry" pops open a window demanding the user to pay an initial ransom of around 300 USA dollars worth of Bitcoin to regain control of their computer. Read More »