• Portugal win first ever Eurovision Song Contest
Portugal win first ever Eurovision Song Contest

Within today's news report, it was also revealed that the multi-purpose indoor arena MEO Arena could potentially be the venue for the forthcoming competition. Portugal has bagged the first rank in this year's Eurovision , followed by Bulgaria at second and Sweden at third rank. He will appear in the final.

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  • South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up
South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up

On May 12, the Ministry ordered the companies to make corrections while also asking Prosecutors to investigate allegations that the companies covered up defects - allegations that the Ministry believes are plausible. Twelve models including Avante, i30, Genesis and Sonata sedans and Tucson, Santa Fe and Sportage sport utility vehicles are subject t...

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  • Trump's Comey conversation could be obstruction of justice
Trump's Comey conversation could be obstruction of justice

All 33 Democrats on the two committees made the call in a joint letter Tuesday that seeks an immediate public hearing with FBI Director James Comey. The memo would be the clearest proof to date that the President has tried to influence the investigation into his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Putin praises China's Belt and Road initiative, condemns North Korea
Putin praises China's Belt and Road initiative, condemns North Korea

Tom Rafferty, a China analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit, agrees. China's state-owned commercial banks are being pushed to support the government initiative. One prominent nation missing in this mega show is India. It boycotted the Beijing gathering because China's energy and economic corridor in Pakistan cuts through parts of Kashmir...

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  • Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise US stocks draw
Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise US stocks draw

Oil prices were stable on Friday as traders expected OPEC-led production cuts to extend beyond the middle of this year, and as USA crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February. "Adding to the positive tone was the reduction in imports, which fell back to their long-term average... a sign of the current Opec production cuts beginning...

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  • Missile programme moving ahead, says South
Missile programme moving ahead, says South

North Korea's missile program is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defence minister said on Tuesday, after the U.N. Security Council condemned the weekend launch of a new long-range missile and demanded Pyongyang halt weapons tests.

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  • Brokers Issue New Targets On Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Brokers Issue New Targets On Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

It has outperformed by 34.68% the S&P500. Summit Redstone reiterated a buy rating on shares of Applied Materials in a research note on Saturday, January 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. Following the ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Applied Materials , Inc.

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  • Synchrony Financial (SYF) Shares Sold by Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC
Synchrony Financial (SYF) Shares Sold by Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC

Baupost Group LLC MA raised its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 17.6% in the fourth quarter. Willingdon Wealth Management boosted its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 1.1% in the third quarter. DA Davidson reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Synchrony Financial in a report on Thursday, December 15th. Sanford C. Bernstein raise...

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  • Bourne surgery turns patients away as a result of cyber attack
Bourne surgery turns patients away as a result of cyber attack

A spokesman for the Southend and Castle Point Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: "NHS Southend CCG and NHS Castle Point and Rochford CCG have been working together, along with partners across the local health system, to manage the risks to NHS systems caused by Friday's cyber-attack".

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  • Turmoil grows over intel Trump leaked to Russian Federation
Turmoil grows over intel Trump leaked to Russian Federation

McMaster spoke to reporters just a few hours after Trump asserted in a tweet that he had an "absolute right" to share information with Russian Federation as part of efforts to fight Islamic State and terrorism. Trump fired Flynn on February 13, on grounds that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with...

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  • UN Security Council Holds Talks After North Korean Missile Launch
UN Security Council Holds Talks After North Korean Missile Launch

Pyongyang's aggressive push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy. In Seoul, some citizens expressed frustration. North Korea called on South Korea to honor and fully implement previous inter-Korean agreements on cooper...

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  • US aims to sway China on North Korea sanctions
US aims to sway China on North Korea sanctions

Siegfried Hecker, a Stanford University professor known for having a first-hand look at North Korea's uranium-enrichment facility during his 2010 visit, also said in an interview with the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists that it's imperative for President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in to develop a unified strategy on the Nort...

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  • Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack -minister
Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack -minister

Many have pointed out that it is happy to infect machines running Cyrillic script. "It's a wake-up call for both the country and the economy", he added. More than 75,000 similar attacks reportedly happened in nearly 100 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan hardest hit, according to the cybersecurity firm Avast.

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  • Lawmakers call for Comey to testify about Flynn request
Lawmakers call for Comey to testify about Flynn request

In one memo, Comey included a description of Trump talking to him about crowd size at the inauguration. The expectation is that the memos will be subpoenaed, according to a source familiar with the matter. The FBI declined to comment Tuesday. The White House also pointed out that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in his congressional testi...

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  • China eyes global market after Comac C919 maiden flight
China eyes global market after Comac C919 maiden flight

In this November 2, 2015 photo, workers roll out the first C919 jet aircraft manufactured at the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (COMAC) in Shanghai . December 2016: COMAC moves C919 to its test flight centre on Christmas Day. If winning the certificates and creating service networks takes too long, COMAC may lose sales oppo...

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  • Uber Makes Multimodal Transportation Easier With Transit Partnership
Uber Makes Multimodal Transportation Easier With Transit Partnership

It sounds like the feature will come to iOS eventually, though Uber doesn't say for certain. The public transit information is being launched in partnership with the app Transit . A future which Uber further explains as one that is centered around creating cities that are better connected, with reduced traffic and parking , and ones which place...

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  • Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant
Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant

The two companies have long considered joining forces. Abertis is now owned by Criteria Caixaholding, while Atlantia is controlled by the Benetton family. For Abertis, the deal would extend the average lifespan of its toll-road concessions, which have fallen in recent years, analysts at Olivetree Financial said in a research report.

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  • China decries protectionism, but Europeans rain on Silk Road parade
China decries protectionism, but Europeans rain on Silk Road parade

Addressing the round-table summit on Policy Synergy, he stated, "It is an occasion for us to explore ways to enhance collaboration under the banner of the "One Belt One Road" (OBOR) initiative, deepen cooperation, and review the progress we have made so far".

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  • OPEC and their allies begin to pledge production cuts — BUSINESS REPORT
OPEC and their allies begin to pledge production cuts — BUSINESS REPORT

Kuwait also backs the plan, Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq said Tuesday. Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed in November to cut 1.2 million barrels a day of oil production. USA bank Goldman Sachs said the deal would likely extend the oil price rebound "although the rally so far. has remained modest compared to the mo...

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  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests
UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

The UN chief called on North Korea "to ensure full compliance with its global obligations and return to the path of denuclearization". North Korea is already subject to six resolutions aimed at restricting revenue and technology applicable to its nuclear and missile programs.

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  • Indian-origin Google techie links ransomware attack to N Korea
Indian-origin Google techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Tuesday's urgent meeting followed Pyongyang's Sunday launch of what appeared to be an intermediate range ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, where it landed, falling within 100km of the Russian coast. Haley's comments at the United Nations, alongside ambassadors from Japan and South Korea, came days after North Korea tested another ballistic...

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  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. Raises Schroders plc (SDR) Price Target to GBX 3650
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Raises Schroders plc (SDR) Price Target to GBX 3650

The Company's segments include Networks & Applications, Wireless & Service Positioning and Service Assurance. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. It is positive, as 4 investors sold Cardtronics PLC shares while 1 reduced holdings. The New York-based 13D Management Llc has i...

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  • South Korea says communication link with Pyongyang must reopen
South Korea says communication link with Pyongyang must reopen

Pyongyang has even strained ties with former ally China, which has asked the North to rein in its weapons activities; it launched a missile test on Sunday as Chinese President Xi Jinping prepared to host a summit showcasing the One Belt, One Road initiative created to expand trade throughout the Asian continent.

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  • Malaysia's Malindo Air Takes Delivery of Very First Boeing 737 MAX
Malaysia's Malindo Air Takes Delivery of Very First Boeing 737 MAX

The carrier is expected to debut the aircraft on Monday, May 22 between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore as OD803. "Malindo will be undergoing a re-branding to Batik Air Malaysia within 2017". Tuesday's first delivery of a MAX to an airline suggests the incident may prove a small blip in the jet's otherwise remarkably untroubled development.

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  • Workplace drug testing finds cocaine, marijuana use on the rise
Workplace drug testing finds cocaine, marijuana use on the rise

California's rate of 3.9 percent was lower than the national rate of 4.2 percent, which was the highest since results from urine testing showed a positive rate of 4.5 percent in 2004, the index states. It recently celebrated its 50th year in business. Positive cocaine tests were up for the second year in federally mandated testing populations, an...

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  • What Do Analysts Suggest For Xerox Corporation (XRX)
What Do Analysts Suggest For Xerox Corporation (XRX)

On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Year to date is 77.55%, 15.06% over the last quarter, 61.99% for the past six months and 140.82% over the last 12 months. Annual Dividend Yield of Xerox Corporation (XRX ) stands at 3.5%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 29th. Xerox Corp's dividend payout ratio is pr...

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  • Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter
Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter

A Philadelphia judge has ordered prosecutors to file charges against the driver in the 2015 Amtrak derailment - just days after the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said it would not do so. However, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that nothing struck his locomotive. (Philadelphia) - A law professor says Pennsylvania's...

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  • Longest Serving Investor Vani Kola Resigns from Snapdeal Board
Longest Serving Investor Vani Kola Resigns from Snapdeal Board

The VC fund has been in a tussle with SoftBank over the sale of Snapdeal to Flipkart for a proposed US$1 billion, a significant drop from its peak valuation of US$6.5 billion when it raised funding early a year ago. In a widely expected move, Kalaari Capital managing director (MD) Vani Kola has resigned from the board of beleaguered online mark...

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  • Pingtan Marine Enterprise (PME) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.10
Pingtan Marine Enterprise (PME) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.10

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 29.23% which for the week approaches 10.68%. Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. The company has a two bull momentum rating which indicates weakness - but not a full scale breakdown. The ROA tells us exactly what earnings were generated from the...

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  • Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) 1Q17 earnings; Beats Street View
Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) 1Q17 earnings; Beats Street View

Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on WB. Heading into the earnings release, covering analysts have a consensus target price of $63.00 on Weibo Corporation shares. The company had revenue of $278.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $267.14 million. This represents a year-on-year increase of ear...

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  • Retail Properties of America Inc (RPAI) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.17
Retail Properties of America Inc (RPAI) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.17

DA Davidson analyst B. Oxford now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.62 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.61. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 28th were given a dividend of $0.455 per s...

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  • Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program
Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program

Cyber security researchers around the world have said they have found evidence that could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack. This is not play time. Researchers at security firm Proofpoint said the related attack, which installs a currency "miner" that generates digital cash, began infecting machines in late April or early May but ha...

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  • 'It takes up the whole river!' US ports welcome giant ship
'It takes up the whole river!' US ports welcome giant ship

After sailing through the Panama Canal, which finished a major expansion a year ago, the COSCO Development made its first East Coast stop this week at the Port of Virginia - one of only four USA ports on the Atlantic Ocean with the desired 50 feet (15 meters) of depth at low tide for larger cargo ships.

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  • Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto
Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto

The start-up allowance scheme, costing £146m over five years, will be one of a number of announcements aimed at differentiating the Lib Dems from Labour and the Conservatives. In a later statement issued by his party, Mr Farron said the government's decision to remove bursaries for nursing students was "clearly wrong", noting the "drastic fall" i...

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  • Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Altisource Residential Corporation (NYSE:RESI)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Altisource Residential Corporation (NYSE:RESI)

M Partners maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, February 22 report. The stock of New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ) earned "Neutral" rating by Nomura on Wednesday, October 26. A total of 0.5 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 0.77 million shares. Movements above 70 are interprete...

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