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Attack should be wake-up call for govts

Computers around the globe were hacked beginning on Friday using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that was no longer given mainstream tech support by the U.S. "These appear to be "patched" versions of the original malware, rather than recompiled versions developed by the original authors", said Ryan Kalember, senior vice president of cybersecurity strategy at Proofpoint .

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Workers say Wal-Mart discriminated against thousands of pregnant women

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has 3.01 Billion shares outstanding and 1.39 Billion shares were floated in market. Another trade for 45,000 shares valued at $5.03 million was made by Breber Pierre R on Thursday, February 2. Goldman Sachs maintained Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) on Wednesday, April 6 with "Neutral" rating. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "High Point Bank & Trust Co".

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Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford

Premier League champions Chelsea will parade the trophy on May 28 - when they will also hope to be in possession of the FA Cup. Manchester United legend and Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville believes that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will have a big job on his hands to replace Diego Costa if the striker leaves for the Chinese Super League this summer.

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Analyst's Indicator Review for Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

Synovus Financial Corp increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 53.1% in the third quarter. The stock witnessed -8.87% declines, -6.14% declines and 2.7% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.

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Brandon Bostian, Amtrak engineer, charged over fatal 2015 derailment in Philly

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro says the charges are just. The judge's unusual order came after the family of a woman killed in the crash sought a private criminal complaint - allowed under Pennsylvania law - against Brandon Bostian, who lived in Queens at the time of the derailment.

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Starbucks payment outage a rude awakening for some Chicago customers

The company said the outage was the result of an overnight technology update. "As part of our normal course of business, overnight we worked to install a technology update to our store registers in the USA and Canada", the company said in a statement.

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Pound (GBP) Investors Less Optimistic after Bank of England (BoE) 'Super Thursday'

But then signs emerged of an economic slowdown in early 2017, meaning Thursday's policy decision is likely to result in a 7-1 vote to keep interest rates on hold at their record low 0.25 percent, according to a Reuters poll of economists. At the time of writing, the Pound to Euro (GBP EUR) exchange rate was trading down at 1.1855 and the Euro to Pound (EUR GBP) exchange rate was trading up at 0.8434.

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BUSINESS REPORT: OPEC and their allies begin to pledge production cuts

U.S. West Texas Intermediate added as much as 1.8 percent to $48.70 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest since May 2. "We've come to conclusion that the agreement needs to be extended". "We discussed this topic and we support this kind of proposal". USA output has risen more than 10% since the middle of a year ago, and data released on Friday by oil services firm Baker Hughes showed that the number of active rigs across the country rose for the 17th week in a row.

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Mayor of Virginia city targeted by anti-Semitic tweets after criticizing marchers

Signer called the event "either profoundly ignorant" or "designed to instill fear". " We reject this intimidation ", tweeted Signer. We are a Welcoming City, but such intolerance is not welcome here. Political scientists note that there is a distinction between white nationalism and white supremacy. It comes amid continuing efforts in the USA to remove Confederate symbols, which have intensified in the aftermath of the Charleston church shooting carried out by white supremacist Dylann ...

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Sorl Auto Parts, Inc

On last trading day, Gee Group Inc. Growth in EPS is an important measure of management performance because it shows how much money the company is making for it's shareholders, not only due to changes in profit, but also after all the effects of issuance of new shares (this is especially important when the growth comes as a result of acquisition).

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Russia's Defense ministry denies fighting of Syrian government and opposition units

Russia's military says it wants to restore an agreement with the United States to coordinate air operations over Syria and reduce the risk of aircraft colliding. Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway, a Pentagon spokesman. There is no clear mechanism to resolve conflict and violations- like most other previous deals struck by backers of the warring sides.

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McMaster Says Trump Disclosure to Russians Was 'Appropriate'

Despite growing Democratic and media hysteria over the leaked information about Trump's decision, McMaster reassured Americans that it was " wholly appropriate ". The disclosure also risks harming his credibility with USA partners around the world ahead of his first overseas trip. The turmoil has overshadowed Republican legislative priorities such as healthcare and tax reform and laid bare sharp divisions between the White House and US intelligence agencies, which concluded in January that ...

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Trump has lost all credibility on national security matters, Tim Kaine says

Trump himself claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. "During President Trump's meeting with Foreign Minister Lavrov a broad range of subjects were discussed among which were common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism".

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Donald Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

That information had apparently been received from another country and was not America's to share. "At no time - at no time - were intelligence sources or methods discussed", McMaster said. AP writer Paisley Dodds contributed from London. Jordan says King Abdullah II is to speak by phone Tuesday with President Donald Trump. The conversation will take place amid a report by The Washington Post that Trump revealed highly classified information to senior Russian officials at a meeting last ...

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Erdogan visits Trump, amid friction between US, Turkey

Last week, his top military and intelligence officials traveled here for a final effort to stop the administration from arming Syrian Kurdish fighters for an upcoming offensive in Raqqa against the Islamic State, only to be told by their us counterparts that a decision to do so had already been made.

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Former SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive will leave Tesla

Rive's responsibilities will be distributed among Tesla leadership, Tesla said. Rive, Tesla CEO Elon Musk's cousin, told the publication he wanted to start another company next year and spend more time with his family. While installers are still branded "SolarCity", it's likely going to be the end of that soon. Tesla acquired SolarCity for $2.6 billion in August, paving the way for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's ambitious plans for a carbon-free energy and transportation company.

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Oil market 'almost balanced' despite rising US supply: IEA

Still, Iran-which has not yet voiced official position referring to the Saudi-Russian extension proposal-cannot be entirely predictable ahead of next week's meeting, all the more so that it is holding a presidential election this coming Friday, in which incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani will seek a second term in office.

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MUFG Americas Holdings Corp Takes Position in Synchrony Financial (SYF)

If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, SYF earned gross profit of 0, in 2015 0 gross profit, while in 2016 Synchrony Financial (SYF ) produced 0 profit.

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Stock within Traders Radar: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Argus Research upgraded Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Wednesday, May 18 to "Buy" rating. Goldman Sachs Group Inc set a $89.00 target price on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 1st.

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EasyJet shares in hard landing as losses soar

However, investors have not been impressed by the outcome. She told the BBC : "Nineteen out of 21 years, Easyjet has lost money in the winter and actually, airlines do lose money in the winter". Given the weaker-than-expected performance and hard trading conditions, many companies would be rushing to slash costs but easyJet has taken a very different approach.

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EPL: Chelsea legend Terry undecided about future

The industrious Brazilian has made just 14 Premier League starts this season, which has cast doubts over his future. Tormented by Jose Mourinho's image and utter failure to turn around the much-maligned investments, Roman Abramovich went on to change the total of 11 names - Mourinho's also included from the second spell at the club - before he landed Antonio Conte, the man Roman had been waiting for this entire time.

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Titles more important than top four to Manchester United, says Mourinho

Mourinho reiterated that United's priority is the UEFA Europa League following their inability to get into next season's Champions League by finishing in the top four. "To be honest it's another game against Tottenham". The Portuguese said he had no regrets though about prioritising the Europa League final against Ajax when a Champions League spot will be up for grabs.

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Plane crashes on approach to New Jersey airport killing two pilots

The accident caused a fire that destroyed a warehouse. Meteorologists forecasted strong winds, including gusts up to 45 miles per hour, for northern New Jersey at the time of the crash. It also wasn't clear if anyone on the plane or on the ground had been killed or injured. The plane crashed into a building in an industrial area, said Joe Orlando, a spokesman for the town of Carlstadt .

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Turkey issues arrest warrants for 85 ministry staff in post-coup probe

Bilateral ties plunged during the referendum campaign to boost Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers and took a further hit with the case of a German-Turkish journalist for Die Welt daily, Deniz Yucel, jailed in February on terror charges and is awaiting trial.

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Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ) has a Market value of 894.88 Million

Currently, EPS of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ) is $20.25/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.3/share for the current quarter. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. on 05/08/2017 reported its EPS as $-1.61 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.91. Hertz Global Holdings has a one year low of $10.15 and a one year high of $53.14.

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Rona Ambrose set to leave federal politics

The Edmonton MP will make the announcement Tuesday in Ottawa, sources tell CBC News. She will end her time as interim leader on May 27th when the party chooses its new full-time boss. When the Conservatives formed a minority government in 2006, Ambrose was appointed as environment minister, but was shuffled out after a tumultuous year in the portfolio.

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Dicks Sporting Goods' (DKS) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Wedbush

They now have a United States dollars 65 price target on the stock. Over the last 5 years, Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. has averaged a 4.10% YoY EPS growth rate and a 8.70% revenue growth rate. In comparing the current level to recent highs and lows, the stock is -21.83% from the 50-Day High and -10.20% off the 50-day low. The firm has a market cap of $4.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.76 and a beta of 0.65.

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BC election results are 'beginning of something different,' Clark says

But Weaver has also hinted that on economic issues his party sides with the Liberals. A majority is 44 seats in the 87-seat legislature. It takes 45 seats to have a clear majority, as the governing party selects one of its members as the Speaker, who only votes to break ties.

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United Dominion Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) Valuation According To Analysts

For the week, the stock is performing -8.86%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 37,810 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $1,631,000 after buying an additional 6,760 shares in the last quarter.

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Congress' exasperated as White House in 'downward spiral'

Pelley asked Morell if he felt better that, according to national security advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster, no methods or sources were compromised. "I was in the room", McMaster said. A European security official said sharing sensitive information could dampen the trust between the United States and its intelligence sharing partners.

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TJX Companies Inc Q1 Earnings Mixed, Q2 Outlook Weak

While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $74.26. Gaps are created by numerous factors. Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Down in the future.

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Is the new health care act boon or bane?

It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums for customers with pre-existing medical conditions and watering down the subsidies that help consumers afford health insurance . Obamacare insurance is affordable for many people only if they select policies with enormous, ruinous deductibles. "We have more with existing conditions, pre-existing conditions; they're in jeopardy of not being able to get coverage, and just every demographic; ...

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Pak PM Sharif likely to meet US President in Saudi Arabia

Alibaba Group's Executive Chairman Jack Ma and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif witnessed the signing ceremony during the PM's visit to the headquarters of the company. This small incident, Indian officials say, underlines how, despite China's claims to the contrary, its positions on Kashmir are increasingly aligning with Pakistan's.

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Tata Steel agrees British pensions deal

In its statement on Tuesday, Tata Steel said the company has completed the consultation process and closure of the defined benefit scheme in the United Kingdom. For the full financial year 2016-17, Tata Steel's consolidated net loss amounted to Rs 4,169 crore much higher than the loss of Rs 497 crore reported for 2015-16.

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Virginian mayor calls out 'KKK-style' rally

Robert E. Lee from a downtown park. Protesters surrounded the monument and chanted neo-Nazi slogans like "You will not replace us", "Russia is our friend" and "Blood and soil" - a phrase popularized during Nazi Germany that defines ethnicity as being based on both race and land.


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