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Whistleblower Claims Walmart Inflated E-Commerce Reporting Whistleblower Claims Walmart Inflated E-Commerce Reporting
- March 17, 2018

Bloomberg reported that Walmart is keen to buy about a third of Flipkart Online Services Pvt by purchasing stakes from its biggest shareholders , Tiger Global Management and SoftBank Group Corp. For many years, Walmart has been facing strong competition from Amazon, and things took a bad turn for Walmart when Amazon acquired the second largest United States retailer- Whole Foods. (more...)
Gov. Scott signs budget despite criticism it doesn't do enough for schools Gov. Scott signs budget despite criticism it doesn't do enough for schools
- March 17, 2018

A relatively low amount for vetoed projects in a Florida budget. "This session we kept fighting for tax cuts and, working with the Legislature, we're cutting taxes by almost $550 million-bringing our tax cut savings for Florida families since 2011 to more than $10 billion", Scott said in his letter to the secretary of state conveying his action on the budget. (more...)
Vatican tribunal finds Archbishop Apuron guilty Vatican tribunal finds Archbishop Apuron guilty "of certain of the accusations"
- March 17, 2018

Apuron, 72, has always denied the charges of sexual abuse lodged against him. A source told The Catholic Herald that Archbishop Apuron will appeal the verdict, and remains Archbishop of Agaña while he does so. The Associated Press reported that Apuron's sentence is much lighter than those given to other high-ranking church officials found guilty of child sexual abuse. (more...)
Steady Stock Movement: Windstream Hldgs Inc (WIN)
- March 17, 2018

The stock exchanged hands 3.08 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.59 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $268.12 Million. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 97,453 shares of the company's stock, valued at $153,975.74. (more...)
Famous Malaysian snake-handler dies of cobra bite Famous Malaysian snake-handler dies of cobra bite
- March 17, 2018

He gained global infamy after British tabloids mistakenly used his image when reporting on the story of a Thai man marrying his snake, believing it to bear a striking resemblance to a past lover (Taylor Swift, is that you?). During those sessions, he taught firemen how to identify the different snake species, especially the venomous ones and their bites, and ways to capture them without killing them. (more...)
Romanian Court Insists Living Man is Legally 'Dead' Romanian Court Insists Living Man is Legally 'Dead'
- March 17, 2018

A court ruling in eastern Romania has left a man unable to leave the country because his family long ago had him declared dead. He then broke off contact with his wife, but she did not divorce him. Mr Reliu meanwhile, was alive and well in Turkey and had no idea he had been declared dead until earlier this year. When he arrived in Romania, he discovered he had been declared dead. (more...)
Russian Federation vows to respond to Britain over spy attack 'any minute' Russian Federation vows to respond to Britain over spy attack 'any minute'
- March 17, 2018

In a rare joint statement , the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and the United States on Thursday condemned the attack on former double agent Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia - both in a critical condition in hospital - as an "assault on UK sovereignty". (more...)
Britain Blames Russia's President For Nerve Agent Attack Britain Blames Russia's President For Nerve Agent Attack
- March 17, 2018

Undeterred by the criticism from across the country and even within his own party, Corbyn didn't endorse the British government's claim that there was "no alternative conclusion" other than that the Russian state was culpable. In a long statement it also said: "There is no record of the novichok group of nerve agents having been declared by a state party to the chemical weapons convention". (more...)
Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) Receives Daily News Impact Score of
- March 17, 2018

The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Thursday, September 17. The stock of Hunting plc (LON:HTG) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, October 28 by Canaccord Genuity. Peak6 L P stated it has 17,524 shares. Raymond James & Assoc holds 36,178 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Cqs Cayman LP has 0.11% invested in Pretium Resources Inc . (more...)
Russian Federation could announce measures against Britain 'any minute' Russian Federation could announce measures against Britain 'any minute'
- March 17, 2018

The spy, 66-year-old Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia were poisoned with a nerve agent identified by British authorities as one made only by Russian Federation. Britain was unwilling to send samples and other evidence to Russian Federation, he complained. The nerve agent used in the Salisbury attack will be tested by an global watchdog which past year said it had overseen the destruction of Russia's chemical weapons. (more...)
Russia Warns of Retaliation in Row with United Kingdom over Spy Attack Russia Warns of Retaliation in Row with United Kingdom over Spy Attack
- March 17, 2018

British actions "go way beyond the framework of basic decency", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. Israel's Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a vaguely worded statement denouncing "the event that occurred in Great Britain", presumably referring to the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury . (more...)
Verdict in 4th fodder involving Lalu deferred Verdict in 4th fodder involving Lalu deferred
- March 17, 2018

Section 319 Cr PC is invoked when there is some strong and cogent evidence against the accused. Prasad's counsel said he had filed the petition yesterday and re-submitted it today after correcting some typographical mistakes. Lalu was convicted in three fodder cases while Jagannath Mishra was convicted in two fodder cases. Because of his three convictions so far in this case, he had to step down from the post of Bihar Chief Minister in 1997, lose his Lok Sabha seat and was also barred from ... (more...)
Royals will boycott World Cup, confirms UK PM May Royals will boycott World Cup, confirms UK PM May
- March 17, 2018

U.K. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson called relations between the two countries "exceptionally chilly" and said Russian Federation should " go away and shut up ". After the first known offensive use of such a nerve agent on European soil since World War II, Britain has pinned the blame on Russia and has given 23 Russians it said were spies working under diplomatic cover at the embassy in London a week to leave. (more...)
Russian Federation to resume air flights to Egypt next month Russian Federation to resume air flights to Egypt next month
- March 17, 2018

The voting takes place in 139 committees across 124 countries, at the headquarters of 123 embassies and 16 Egyptian consulates, and under the supervision of 714 Egyptian diplomats. "If all eligible voters take part in the elections and one-third of them vote "no", it will be better than if half of eligible voters participate and majority vote "yes", Al-Sisi said. (more...)
Pentagon Voices Support For Iran Nuclear Deal Amid Tillerson Exit
- March 17, 2018

Representatives of Iran and other parties to the deal - the U.S., UK, Germany, France, China, Russia, and the European Union - set up the latest round of the commission at 11:00 Vienna time. It's the last scheduled meeting of the group before Trump's May 12 decision on whether the USA sticks to the accord. US sanctions will resume unless Trump issues fresh "waivers" to suspend them under a statutory deadline on May 12. (more...)
Trump Urges Tarkanian To Drop Senate Challenge To Heller Trump Urges Tarkanian To Drop Senate Challenge To Heller
- March 17, 2018

Dean Heller from the moment he announced his Senate bid, but Trump's Friday morning tweet changed the dynamics of two Nevada races. He's a big Trump supporter, telling Fox News when he announced his Senate campaign, "We're never going to make America great again unless we have senators in office supporting President Trump". (more...)
North Korean minister in Sweden amid Trump-Kim speculation North Korean minister in Sweden amid Trump-Kim speculation
- March 17, 2018

Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973 and is one of few Western countries with an embassy in Pyongyang. "The pause in escalation that we see right now is temporary", he said, noting that Pyongyang will eventually "need to prove its capabilities in the nuclear sphere". (more...)
After Kejriwals apology, Punjab AAP unit contemplates breaking away After Kejriwals apology, Punjab AAP unit contemplates breaking away
- March 17, 2018

However, the LIP MLA said his party will continue to support most of the AAP MLAs who are working in the interest of Punjab . While SAD asked Mr. Mann and Mr. Kanwar Sandhu said, "We also decided that future meetings with our leadership from Delhi be held in Chandigarh ". "The chief minister has written to committee member Bhure Lal to discuss the issue involving the ongoing sealing drive in Delhi", an official said. (more...)
Terrorist Rams Car into 4 IDF Soldiers, Killing 2 Terrorist Rams Car into 4 IDF Soldiers, Killing 2
- March 17, 2018

It said one of the dead was an officer and the other was a conscript. Car-ramming attacks have been used by Palestinians against Israelis in violence that has simmered since 2015. There have been a number of previous attacks by Palestinians using cars to ram into groups of Israeli soldiers or civilians. Palestinian leaders called for rioting following Muslim prayers on Friday to mark 100 days since US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Militants Killed In Khanmoh, Massive Funerals Held Militants Killed In Khanmoh, Massive Funerals Held
- March 16, 2018

The policeman identified as Bilal Ahmad suffered injuries in the attack. "One policeman was injured in the attack", said a police official. Additional security forces and state police personnel had been deployed at Pampore and Awantipora on the highway to prevent any law and order problem. (more...)
Black man beaten in Charlottesville found not guilty of assaulting white supremacist Black man beaten in Charlottesville found not guilty of assaulting white supremacist
- March 16, 2018

The brutal assault, which occurred after the deadly "Unite the Right" rally , left Harris with a serious spinal injury and head wounds that required stitches. But Mr. Harris testified in court that he saw only what happened after that - Mr. Crews "driving the flag into somebody's torso" - and that he "thought it was being used as a weapon". (more...)
Sweden happy to host US-North Korea talks
- March 16, 2018

Wallstrom earlier said Sweden hopes "we can use our role and also our contacts" to facilitate U.S. Sweden is now a non-permanent member of the Security Council. During Ri's meeting with the prime minister, they also discussed confidence-building measures with the U.S., including the release of American citizens from detention in North Korea. (more...)
Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
- March 16, 2018

Mr Johnson's comments, which appeared created to show that Britain bears no ill will towards ordinary Russians, was denounced by Moscow as an "unforgivable breach of diplomatic etiquette". In a joint statement, they demanded Moscow "address all questions" related to the attack against Skripal, which they said amounted to a "breach of global law". (more...)
Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Bought by Enterprise Financial Services Corp Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Bought by Enterprise Financial Services Corp
- March 16, 2018

The regular trading started at $56.77 but as the trading continued, the stock escalated, settling the day with a gain of 0.35%. About 412,368 shares traded. Arcadia Invest Mgmt Corp Mi reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ). Carret Asset Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co by 2.8% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel is filing a federal complaint about Trump merchandise
- March 16, 2018

On " Jimmy Kimmel Live " earlier this week, Kimmel bought ― and mocked ― a bunch of Trump Store merchandise, pretty much all of which was made overseas despite the president's " Buy American " slogan. - the late-night host didn't listen and instead dropped some serious cash on items like a gold coin bank, Trump hat, coffee mug, gold club cover and even a shoe bag. (more...)

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