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Analysts Near-Term outlook: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

About 64,847 shares traded. It is down 43.92% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 171.72% the S&P500. Amalgamated Bank increased Occidental Petroleum Corp ( OXY ) stake by 167.97% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. Read More »

Tory-DUP deal announcement put on hold due to London blaze

An MP who attended the meeting said their was no discussion of how long Mrs May would remain as leader of the Conservatives, since "she's won, she's got to be Prime Minister". There have even been suggestions that such an alliance in the British Parliament could be a violation of the terms of the 1998 Belfast Agreement, which stipulates that the United Kingdom must remain impartial in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Ubisoft at E3 2017: The 8 best announcements

Exclusive to the Nintendo Switch , it's due in August. Fire Emblem Warriors pits Fire Emblem characters in an action RPG in the vein of Dynasty Warriors and will arrive for the Switch and New Nintendo 3DS in the fall of 2017. Clearly this is a game that's very naturally compared to XCOM , but it also boasts some genuinely innovative mechanics that help revitalise the turn-based strategy format - and that is a sentence I never thought I'd get to type about Ubisoft's idiot bunny ... Read More »

Woman seen holding baby out of burning tower

He said he suspects the fire sprinkler system "was out of service or there was a malfunction at the time" based on how quickly the fire spread. "One of our neighbours, her sister, husband and children were in the building, it was their neighbours' flat that caught fire". Read More »

Dembele scores winner as 10-man France beats England 3-2

France coach Didier Deschamps, who was criticised for conservative tactics in a 2-1 defeat by Sweden in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday, revamped his team. Only a fine stop from goalkeeper Jack Butland in injury time, and the crossbar earlier, denied Mbappe his first global goal. It was no surprise when their victor came 12 minutes from time -and fittingly it was Mbappe who set up Dembele for a powerful, low finish. Read More »

India's May WPI falls to 2.17 pc

The WPI inflation dropped for the second consecutive month with a drop in May 2017. Official data released last week showed that consumer price inflation eased to 2.18 percent in May from 2.99 percent in April . "The fall in the core inflation is mainly on account of factors such as continuing weak pricing power of producers and a stronger rupee, which would dampen the landed price of imports", added Nayar. Read More »

Microsoft want official Xbox emulation on the PC

Straight to the point. He also talked about Xbox 360 emulation on PC, specifically how it would be hard, but he wants games to run across console and PC. He elaborated more fully, saying that things get a little challenging when trying to emulate in a way that works with all PCs, but that "it's in our future". Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives heated testimony

John McCain , who said Sessions should be allowed to answer, then Committee Chair Sen. "I felt I was required to under the rules of the Department of Justice", he said . "Some of it's very compelling, and some of its import is unclear to me", said Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier, according to The New York Times . Read More »

Huge fire breaks out in 24-storeyed London apartment building

The fire was reported shortly after 1 am local time. Kensington and Chelsea council and KCTMO did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Some were evacuated in their pyjamas. "I've personally witnessed a few people dying tonight". Meanwhile, London mayor Sadiq Khan has urged people to follow London Fire Brigade on Twitter for updates. Read More »

Attorney: Officer 'did what he had to do' in driver shooting

The jury heard closing arguments Monday and deliberated for about a half-day. They resumed deliberations on Tuesday morning. "The 47-year-old Minneapolis man has been wearing a T-shirt with Philando Castile's photo that says "Justice 4 Philando", and "Hands Up Don't Shoot", with the hashtag "#BlackLivesMatter". Read More »

London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London


The cause of the fire was not known at this stage, London Fire Brigade said. "One year ago the council renovated the building both externally and internally", Sha said. Soon he saw the smoke and chaos. "Somebody did, a gentleman ran forward and managed to grab the baby". " All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time". Read More »

North Korean drone took pictures of THAAD battery


The suspected DPRK drone was first detected last Thursday by a resident at a mountainous area in Inje, Gangwon province near the eastern inter-Korean land border, according to reports. Inside the drone, hundreds of photos of South Korea were found, a lot of them pictures of forests and villages, the JCS said. North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles of different types including one designed for reconnaissance as well as combat drones, the United Nations said in a report ... Read More »

Everything we know from the E3 2017 Ubisoft conference

Monday's conferences kicked off with some news and announcements from Ubisoft . Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is set for release on August 29th. Steep is getting some ice-cold DLC, and here's what it looks like. Some people questioned the fact that it's a prequel and has taken on new characters but mostly everyone was just overjoyed. You can build your own spaceship and mount it on your controller with this one, bringing your creation to life and playing this new sci-fi offering. Read More »

Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

Sessions was adamant he never had a third meeting with the Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Comey's decision to announce past year that Clinton would not be prosecuted over her emails was a "usurpation" of the Justice Department's authority, Sessions said. Read More »

US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen


The North Koreans later urgently requested another meeting in NY. And how does the Trump administration respond? North Korea has released Otto Warmbier , a US university student who has been held captive there since January 2016, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. Read More »

Apple WWDC 2017: Here are the enterprise management updates for iOS 11


Tablets have longer upgrade cycles compared to smartphones, and iPads which were launched in 2012 or earlier account for roughly 30% of the tablet's installed base .There is a possibility that the budget iPad could help Apple stimulate an upgrade cycle of sorts for these users, bringing them up to date with Apple's latest hardware and software features . Read More »

5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

While Sessions evaded answering most questions, Harris persisted and even interrupted any responses that she ascertained were not direct answers. "He told me repeatedly that he had talked to lots of people about me, including our current attorney general, and had learned that I was doing a great job and that I was extremely well-liked by the Federal Bureau of Investigation workforce", Comey told the committee. Read More »

E3 2017: Multiplayer Pirate Game 'Skull and Bones' Announced


While not out for more than a year, Ubi Singapore did show off some pretty impressive game play along with dev commentary about ships, combat and locations in the game. Skull and Bones will let you customize your captain, recruit a crew, and build your own ships. The multiplayer, open-world game will drop players into the Golden Age of Pirates, and task them with surviving in an ocean full of ferocious battles. Read More »

Charles' letter written days after separating from Diana to be auctioned


But hot on the heels of claims that Charles cried the night before he walked down the aisle, never-before-seen letters from the Prince of Wales reveal that he labelled his relationship with Diana a "Greek tragedy". That their marriage was a disaster was a well-known fact as early as 1992. After the divorce in 1996, Diana's royal titles were taken away-so much so that she had to curtsy to the people who had them, including her sons. Read More »

Firefighters battling massive blaze at London high-rise apartment building


Others said they could see people inside using flashlights and mobile phones to try to signal for help from higher floors. "I can not confirm the number at this time due to the size and complexity of the building", Cotton said . "This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances". The 27-story Grenfell Tower was built in the 1970s and recently subject to a $10.9 million redevelopment, according to property firm Rydon. Read More »

Xbox Originals and Game Pass could come to PC

Whether or not that excited you, you have to admit that it's awfully consumer friendly. Bringing emulation for original, old-school Xbox games like Crimson Skies and Halo 2 to PCs would be easier than porting over Xbox 360 games, Spencer said. Read More »

Minecraft Cross Platform Play Unveiled At E3 2017

Everything about game is addictive but good news is you can now play it with a group of players on any platform of your choice, be it the PC, Xbox One , PS4 or the mobile platforms. Eventually Rocket League was made playable for PS4 players to play with those on the PC and not against Xbox One owners. More servers will follow, but no further information was provided on that front. Read More »