Economy

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:09

Mr Philippe's age reinforces the generational shift in France's corridors of power and the image of youthful vigour that Mr Macron is cultivating. Philippe has been a member of the French National Assembly since 2012. making space for debate, for rapid and constructive decisions", Le Maire said as he took over his job. His appointment marks a milestone in the rebuilding of France's political landscape, which has been dynamited by the election of Macron - the first president of modern ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:31

Breton Hill Capital Ltd bought 887,891 shares as the company's stock 0.00%. Timber Creek Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). General Motors Company's dividend payout ratio is now 25.33%. If you are reading this report on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of US and global copyright & trademark law.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:04

Snap reported that its net loss increased significantly from $104.5 million to $2.2 billion as the company spent $2 billion on stock-based compensation expense after its IPO . But the alarm bells were really sounding over user growth, which analysts had warned was the most important aspect to watch - particularly after Facebook reported a blockbuster quarter.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:39

EU leaders have been warned that U.S. proposals to extend a ban on laptops in carry-on bags to European flights could create "an economic tsunami of the likes of which terrorists are dreaming of". Another Whitehall source said: "It's entirely a United States decision, but most people get the feeling that they will extend it and we will just have to deal with it".

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:15

Higher output from Nigeria and Saudi Arabia offset lower flows from Libya and Iran in April, while compliance with OPEC's agreed 1.2-million-bpd cut remained robust at around 96 percent, the IEA said. Oil prices have gained support from the supply cut pact but high inventories and rising U.S. production have acted as a brake on the recovery. OPEC's effort to shrink huge global crude stockpiles may fail even if the cartel agrees to extend its agreement to pump less oil, the International ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:52

The official reason was his violation of the Tenure of Office Act - which was later declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. Lawyers don't agree if Trump's purported comments to Comey amount to obstruction of justice, the main charge in both the Nixon and Clinton impeachment cases.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:56

Like the majority of the trusts affected, it said A&E was dealing with emergencies as a priority. The UK government has insisted that the NHS had been repeatedly warned about the cyber threat to its IT systems, with Defence Secretary Michael Fallon stating 50 million pounds was being spent on NHS systems to improve their security.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:45

Shares in Asia traded weaker on Thursday as opening drama hit sentiment after U.S. Justice Department Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to take over the investigation of Russia's alleged interference in the U.S.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:20

MindMeld develops chat and voice interfaces collaboration products that Cisco plans to work into its collaboration products. MindMeld has sought to address that challenge using a number of machine learning technologies, such as natural language processing, question answering, and dialog management.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:22

Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $47.30 per share, with a total value of $236,500.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website .

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:10

Reality Steve was able to figure out who Rachel picks this season. The Bachelorette Fantasy League - which is presented this season by Universal Pictures' "Girls Trip" - allows players to challenge their family, friends and #BachelorNation in predicting the final four men and the one who will receive the final rose on " The Bachelorette ".

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:23

Profit was boosted by £ 20m of cost savings that management plan to increase to £50m in the new 2018 financial year and to at least £100m by 2019, while 2017 was hit by lower wholesale income, particularly in the USA and from its beauty range, and licensing income, principally due to planned expiry of Japanese licence.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:07

WannaCry ransomware had spread using a loophole in Microsoft windows operating systems that were initially found by the U.S. national security agency (NSA), which according to reports was using it in order to find a way to hack networks of terrorist groups, and was leaked by Shadow Brokers, which said that it had found the tools in agency's servers which the group had breached earlier.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:32

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House official said in a statement. The House Oversight Committee has requested "all memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President" with a deadline of next Wednesday.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:28

The attacks used to only be able to target one machine at a time. Railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected, Xinhua said, citing the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:17

Microsoft released patches last month and on Friday to fix a vulnerability that allowed the worm to spread across networks, a rare and powerful feature that caused infections to surge on Friday. "I respect the honesty of the United States", Mikhail Delyagin, the director of the Institute of Problems of Globalization in Russian Federation, told the New York Times .

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:10

The official spoke only on condition of anonymity to discuss the plan. Reports indicate that a meeting will take place this Wednesday. On Tuesday, a U.S. He said there is a risk that businesses will cancel travel rather than risk losing confidential data that might be compromised if executives are forced to check their laptops.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:18

Trump was one of the few world leaders to call Erdogan and congratulate him last month after he tightened his reigns even further in a national referendum. The US announced on May 10 that it would supply weapons and military equipment to YPG units of the SDF alliance battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Syria, despite strong opposition from Turkey , a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:37

A fee subsidy for New Zealanders is also to be ended. In his Budget speech, Morrison said that, until now, employers have had to contribute one or two per cent of their payroll to training foreign workers they have employed, but claimed these requirements have "proven hard to police".

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:49

Comey is sworn in prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The request came after The New York Times revealed on Tuesday the existence of a memo Comey had written showing Trump's attempt to obstruct the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:36

He won a Premier League and FA cup double for the Blues in his debut season. Some of the criticism was deserved and some was not. Watford manager Walter Mazzarri is in no doubt Chelsea deserve the plaudits as champions, but remains determined his players will not get swept up in the title celebrations at Stamford Bridge.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:38

This sharp decline comes after Snap announced that it added eight million active users daily in the first three months of this year to a total of 166 million - analysts surveyed by Bloomberg predicted an additional 168 million users. Facebook, in order to not miss the trend , launched their own disappearing stories in 2017. This concept was popularized by Snapchat . Ahead of its first-ever earnings call later today, Snap has unveiled a few changes to its Snapchat image- and ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:55

The report offered a snapshot of an increasingly solid economy. "The momentum in the job market is really impressive". But StatsCan also reports wage growth stalled to its weakest in more than two decades. Employers added 79,000 jobs in March, partly because of a snowstorm that weighed on economic activity, revised figures released by the government Friday showed .

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:46

A spokesperson for the United Auto Workers union, which represents Ford factory workers, told BuzzFeed News that its members would not be affected by the cuts. The president, who has been quick to comment on Ford and other automaker's jobs announcement, was silent Wednesday morning on Twitter . As of mid-morning, Ford shares were off by more than 1 percent, to around $10.83, continuing a almost two-week slide.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:02

Kristian Rouz - A Group of Seven (G7) meeting revealed the deepening divide between the attitudes of the increasingly protectionist United States and the rest of the world's largest economies, which are attempting to uphold the free trade approach to the global exchange in goods and services.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:42

Weeks after his firing, Flynn retroactively registered with the Justice Department. Flynn was sacked less than a month into his new job - which gave him access to top secret United States intelligence - for having misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with the Russian ambassador.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:35

In one riding, the NDP candidate is winning by just 9 votes, a margin that will trigger an automatic recount. The NDP has promised to ban the donations, while the Liberals have said they'll convene a review panel. "Small parties like the Greens are forever disadvantaged by a first-past-the post system". One day ahead of the provincial election Tuesday, students cast ballots in a Student Vote parallel election put on by CIVIX, a national registered charity dedicated to building citizenship ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:27

Burr and Warner, the chairman and ranking member of the committee, respectively, requested that Flynn and former Trump advisers Cater Page, Roger Stone and Paul Manafort provide records of any communications they had with Russian government officials and Russian businessmen during the presidential campaign.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:04

Recall that at the weekend, Ronaldo's first goal against Sevilla took him to 400 goals for Madrid and his second in that game drew him level with Greaves on the all-time list for league goals. "Such misses aren't normal for me", he said. Real Madrid will play at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos having recorded a series of positive results from their previous matches .

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:01

Most of all, he stressed the importance of the two parties re-opening effective, respectful communication to get a deal done. "How does CA expect to get a deal done by June 30?" "Both parties have just got to get talking". "The players have categorically rejected CA's offer given that it did not include the revenue sharing model, but its offer is all that CA wants to talk about".

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:32

That the new prime minister was a member of the Republicans, the mainstream right, "is the demonstration that (the Republicans) can not symbolize an opposition worthy of the name", Le Pen said in a statement. It would also make good on Macron's campaign promises to repopulate French politics with new faces. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has no intention of telling France what to do as new President Emmanuel Macron tries to revive his country's economy.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:07

McMaster said, according to ABC News. Officials are eager to highlight the powerful symbolism of an American president choosing to visit the birthplace of Islam as his first stop rather than to neighbors Canada or Mexico. Trump will meet Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem the next morning and "convey his administration's eagerness to facilitate an agreement that ends the [Israeli/Palestinian] conflict", McMaster said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:06

The lengthy roster of potential candidates to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey is slimming, with Sen. How I can best serve my fellow Texans and my country has, and will continue to be, my guiding principle. Court of Appeals and is "not interested" in the job. "Clearly the bipartisan investigation of the Senate Intelligence Committee under the chairmanship of Sen".

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:22

The Tulsa World reports that Sgt. Dave Walker testified Friday during the manslaughter trial of Tulsa Officer Betty Jo Shelby, who fatally shot 40-year-old Terrence Crutcher in September. The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office said that Crutcher had the hallucinogenic drug PCP in his bloodstream at the time of his death, a condition it described as "acute phencyclidine (PCP) intoxication".

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:30

But it wasn't an outright denial either - " Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work ", said the company. If those on Wall Street heard, they didn't seem to care much at all; Ford shares closed at $10.94 per share Tuesday, down roughly one percent from their $11.06 open.