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New death in Venezuela puts toll at level of 2014 unrest

Looting and attacks against security installations erupted overnight in the state of Tachira, which borders Colombia, authorities said . Venezuela's opposition party controls a majority of the Assembly but has been slowly weakened by Maduro since they won elections in 2015.

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Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

Tesla along with Waymo and Google overtook the Ford market cap last month; this could have been another influential factor behind the change of CEO. Fields has been under fire throughout his three-year tenure at Ford, where the automaker's share dropped by 40 percent.

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How Many J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $349.47. Therefore 80% are positive. Vodafone Group PLC had 259 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 5 by Panmure Gordon. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 71 ($0.92) price objective on shares of Sinclair Pharma PLC in a report on Tuesday, March 21st.

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Tesla: Free Supercharging Has a Cost

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has rescinded a policy it established last November that limited free battery recharging at its Supercharger stations to 400 kWh annually for vehicles ordered after January 1, 2017. However, Tesla says new users can still take advantage if they get another driver to give them a referral code. Namely, you have to buy a new Tesla with someone else's referral code.

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France will continue working alongside Africans - Macron

Macron, who took office as France's President on Sunday, went to Mali on his second foreign trip, after first visiting Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin , a traditional first trip for every new French leader in the past few decades.

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Ford job cuts won't affect Louisville plants

Ford declined to comment on any job cuts but said it remains focused on its core strategies to " drive profitable growth ". The Ford Motor Company is planning to cut its global workforce by about 10%. "Fields was extremely candid about the market challenges including slowing US sales, pricing pressure and rising commodities", UBS said in a research note Monday.

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Manchester City secure third spot with five-star performance at Watford

Despite spending £47.5m on John Stones, £37m on Leroy Sane, £27m on Gabriel Jesus, £20m on Ilkay Gundogan, £15.4m on Claudio Bravo and £13.8m on Nolito, City failed to challenge champions Chelsea in the league. Despite his misgivings about City's chances against the top clubs in Europe next season, the manager was relieved to have secured third place in the Premier League and so avoided a qualifying round.

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LeTV founder Jia steps down as CEO

Longtime Lenovo executive Liang Jun will replace Jia as chief executive at Leshi. Leshi's finance chief Yang Linjie, who resigned for personal reasons, will also be replaced by Zhang Wei. Local media reported that the company is preparing for over 1,000 jobs cut across its businesses. "Leshi should focus on what they're strong at, which is their core business in content.

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Angela Merkel's party wins vote in heartland of rivals in Germany

French President Emmanuel Macron's office is delaying the announcement of the new government while authorities check the tax records and backgrounds of potential ministers. Mayor of his hometown of Le Havre, the German-speaking father of three, who writes crime novels in his spare time, was elected to parliament in 2012.

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Ford replacing CEO Mark Fields

Under Fields, Ford achieved a record pretax profit of $10.8 billion in 2015 after the company's new, aluminum-sided F-150 pickup went on sale. "We do not comment on speculation or rumors", Ford said in a statement. But time is racing ahead in the global auto industry, and Ford can not afford not to address a leadership problem unlikely to get better with time. Fields has been faced with a new set of challenges for the auto industry.

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TBC Bank Group PLC (TBCG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Unilever N V (NYSE:UN) had a decrease of 15.95% in short interest. About 1.45 million shares traded. With 558,700 avg volume, 10 days are for Ubran Edge Properties (NYSE:UE)'s short sellers to cover UE's short positions. The stock of AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 23 by UBS. BNP Paribas maintained the shares of BP in report on Friday, July 24 with "Neutral" rating.

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Game Digital PLC's (GMD) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, December 5 report. 27/07/2016 - Victrex plc had its "Neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Exane BNP Paribas. The Company's primary investment objective is to generate high current income, with a secondary objective to generate capital appreciation. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Washington Prime Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.38% negative EPS growth.

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Coal ex-Secretary gets two-year jail; gets bail

Apart from former coal secretary, the other two bureaucrats who have been convicted and sentenced are KS Kropha, former Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Coal, and KC Samria, former director in charge of coal allocation. Though the coal blocks were alleged to have been allotted under UPA I during 2004-09, a CBI probe was instituted in 2012. The court had in October previous year framed charges against the accused observing that former prime minister Manmohan Singh was kept in the "dark" by ...

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Unruly Passenger in Trump Hat Delays United Flight

It came while the plane was grounded at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Over time, the elderly Trump supporter became more and more disruptive, forcing passengers to exit the aircraft while police officers entered. At one point, the man also referred to a fellow passenger a "stupid friend over here that don't know how to speak English" and a "moron", one video shows .

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Iran sanctions 9 American firms as countermeasure

This information may well encourage the existing suspicion maintained by the White House and other United States officials regarding Iran's compliance with the nuclear agreement. After accusing Iran of "not living up to the spirit" of the deal, the new Republican president said in April that his administration was analyzing the JCPOA and would "have something to say about it in the not-too-distant future".

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Angry Birds movie is getting a sequel

As those boilerplate statements imply, we don't know too much about Angry Birds 2 . If the first film is anything to go by, The Angry Birds Movie 2 should be a blast for both adults, and children. Thurop Van Orman, the creator of animated TV series " The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack ", will direct the film. There's no word on which members of the voice cast (which included Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Kate McKinnon, Peter Dinklage, Bill Hader, and more) will ...

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Raytheon and Saudi Arabia Military Industries Announce Strategic Partnership

The program is projected to support 18,000 skilled jobs in the USA, along with thousands of jobs maintaining the equipment in Saudi Arabia for the next 30 years. The full value of all the deals or the number of aircraft that the kingdom intends to purchase was not released in the prepared statement that announced the deals.

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Avon Products (AVP) Earning Very Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in Avon Products by 0.8% in the third quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 882,435 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,995,000 after buying an additional 9,255 shares during the period. Ratings analysis reveals 57% of Avon Products Inc.'s analysts are positive. Hanseatic Management Services reported 0% in Avon Products, Inc. "(AVP) Lowered to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research " was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property ...

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Sensex, Nifty inch up as consumer stocks rally; ITC leads

In the midcap and smallcap segments, the S&P BSE Midcap index slumped 177 points, thanks to a free fall in the shares of Bank of India, Bajaj Finserv and Bajaj Holding. A one-month high for oil price and a bounce in the dollar triggered Asia's best session in weeks overnight but European markets struggled to maintain the momentum early on.

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Blackstone, Saudi fund to invest $40 bln in USA infrastructure

With leverage, Blackstone expects to have more than $100 billion in purchasing power for infrastructure projects, primarily in the U.S. It said its memorandum of understanding with PIF was "non-binding" and negotiations would continue. The proposed venture was announced during the visit to Riyadh of President Donald Trump, who has said he wants to rebuild crumbling USA infrastructure.

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GST to be best achievement of Modi government: Assocham

The main GST bill will seek to confer power upon the state to levy the tax on supply of goods and services or both which takes place within the state. ACs, refrigerators and washing machines would fall in the 28 per cent slab. In substance, cinemas could well end up paying, not just a prohibitive 28% GST, but possibly a 10%-25% local body entertainment tax as well.

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U.S. envoy vows to call out countries backing North Korea

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States was working with China, the North's main ally, on a new sanctions resolution and warned that all countries must step up action against North Korea or face measures themselves. When asked by reporters in Beijing last week about Pyongyang's thoughts on Moon, Choe Son-hui, director general of North American affairs at North Korea's Foreign Ministry, said her country "would have to see".

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Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

Trump's daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism and is married to one of the president's top aides, Jared Kushner, also visited the women's side of the wall. Trump, who prides himself as a first-rate dealmaker, has called peace between Israel and the Palestinians the "ultimate deal". However, the presidential limousine is too large to negotiate the alleyways of the Old City, so Trump and his retinue will drive into the area through the large Jaffa Gate, and then proceed on foot from there.

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South Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

Moon's replacement of Park Geun-hye, who was ousted in a corruption scandal , casts doubt on these positions. If so, actually reconsidering THAAD would go a long way, since Beijing has been furious with Seoul for allowing it. Mr Moon said in his first speech as President that he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula, and negotiate with Washington and Beijing to ease the row over a USA missile defence system being deployed in the South.

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Trump in Israel says 'rare opportunity' to bring peace to region

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump feels now is a "moment in time" when a breakthrough is possible. "We have a strong foundation on which to build an even closer trading relationship that benefits both of our countries", Trump said in a speech after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.

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Swiss voters set to approve renewable energy law

With the new vote, nuclear energy will be gradually phased out beginning in 2019. Western European countries have broadly shifted away from nuclear power, particularly in neighboring Germany, where the government chose to abandon nuclear energy entirely.

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What Are Analysts Suggestions On Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

The company is expecting to attain earnings per share (EPS) growth of 63.40% in this year and the earnings per share (EPS) growth estimated to be 7.50% in the next year. The company has market cap of $868.70 million. The Company, through its controlling interest in CoreSite, L.P., is engaged in the business of ownership, acquisition, construction and operation of data centers across a range of markets in the United States, including the Northern Virginia, New York and San Francisco Bay areas, ...

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Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP ) - Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and fellow former race victor Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane. Dixon, a New Zealander, will start on the pole for the third time at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday (Monday NZT). "You never think that would happen to us here", Kanaan said.

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Horschel beats Day in playoff at Byron Nelson — Sports Briefly

Horschel earned his first win since 2014 when he parred the first playoff hole, beating Australia's Jason Day on Sunday to win for the fourth time on the PGA Tour. Quiros won his seventh tour title and first since December 2011. Quiros has endured a miserable run. Cameron Percy and Matt Jones both missed the cut by a single stroke while Stuart Appleby, Brett Drewitt and Steven Bowditch were well outside the mark.

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NY senators: Withhold Penn Station funds because of delays

Amtrak plans to defer technology upgrades to pay for the construction. The station has scene frequent delays and derailments in recent months. A derailment on March 24 was due to a mismatched rail joint. "This reduced capacity will create a domino effect", Cuomo said, adding that this is on top of the burden already placed on the 100-year-old subway system.

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Is Amazon's checkout-free store headed to Europe?

No Checkout. (No, Seriously.)" as well as, "No Queue. Amazon's Go store enables people to walk in, grab their groceries and walk back out again without having to queue up to use a checkout, with their Amazon account being charged later. The initial store was due to open in "early 2017" but in March The Wall Street Journal reported delays due to ongoing technical problems. This is something of a trend for the company.

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North Korea telephone line may be reopened, Seoul says

Haley also criticised Moscow, after Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to North Korea's latest missile launch by saying that while his country opposed Pyongyang's nuclear programme, it was unacceptable for countries to intimidate North Korea.

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Fyre Festival is Reportedly Under Investigation by FBI

The New York Times now reports that a criminal investigation into the company has launched. That much was revealed in The New York Times' new piece focusing on some of the shoddier entrepreneurial exploits of McFarland. Also, festival employees haven't been compensated. A host of supermodels had promoted the festival on social media, including Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, Emily Ratajkowski, and Bella Hadid.

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This Artist's Graffiti Painting Just Sold For A Record $149M

Sotheby's said the untitled painting sold Thursday "offers a ferocious portrait of an artist defined by explosive talent and calamitous brilliance". Maezawa, founder of the Japanese online fashion retailer Zozotown, adds the 72¹/₈-by-68¹/₈-inch piece to his growing collection, which includes a Picasso he bought for $22.3 million.

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Oil Futures Bullish On Continued Production Cuts

The crisis-hit OPEC nation, which relies on oil for some 94 percent of its export revenue, has long fought for "fair" oil prices. The world's oil stockpiles increased only slightly in the first quarter and are set to decline in the second as demand picks up seasonally and OPEC constrains output, the IEA said Tuesday in its monthly report.


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