Economy

Altice NV: Altice USA Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Altice NV: Altice USA Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

In a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission Monday, the European telecom conglomerate's US cable-operator arm said it plans to raise $100 million. "We intend to opportunistically grow through value-accretive acquisitions", Altice USA said in the filing. On Long Island, Altice USA offers Optimum cable, internet, telephone service and public Wi-Fi, and Lightpath business services. Read More

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French candidate condemns 'criminal act' by US in Syria

Some of them managed to enter the hall where Le Pen was expected to speak and clashed with Le Pen's security team, threw punches and fired tear gas. Left-leaning news magazine L'Obs commented that "the sudden emergence of Jean-Luc Melenchon among the four candidates with around 20 percent has shattered all the predictions, (and) is sowing doubt among the favourites". Read More

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Trump Administration Backs Down From Order To Unmask 'Rogue' Twitter Critic

Trump Administration Backs Down From Order To Unmask 'Rogue' Twitter Critic

The so-called social media resistance movement began after the deletion of tweets and data from official US accounts and websites that proved embarrassing to the new president, including government reports about climate change. The anonymous user behind the account at issue will be represented by the American Civil Liberties Union. The US government has yet to give a reason for wanting to know the identity or identities behind the Twitter account. Read More

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Asian stocks slip, yen and gold rise as global risks weigh

Asian stocks slip, yen and gold rise as global risks weigh

North Korea has warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of aggression, as a US Navy strike group steamed toward the Korean peninsula - a force Trump described as an "armada". White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Sunday that the move was a "prudent" step.U.S.jobs data on Friday missed forecasts but still suggested that overall labour market strength remained intact. Read More

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President ordering an end to trade abuse

President ordering an end to trade abuse

Gabriel said the United States seemed prepared to give U.S. companies "unfair competitive advantage" over European producers, even though this violated worldwide trade legislation. He said those countries were aided by U.S. special interests that have helped push through bad trade deals. "Nothing we're saying tonight is about China". Read More

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Australian PM, in India, pushes bilateral, regional trade agenda

Already with an enviable collection of selfies with world leader, Modi has one more important name to the list. The Australian Prime Minister further said that he and his Indian counterpart are determined that India and Australia should work more closely together across all elements of their strategic partnership -business, trade, investment, research and innovation, security and defence cooperation. Read More

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Getting up to speed on the Wells Fargo sales scandal

In the report , Tolstedt , who was head of the Community Bank, was described by the board as "insular and defensive". The investigation report depicts the board as nearly entirely supine as Stumpf and his management team obfuscated and tried to explain away emerging information about the bogus account scandal-some of which cropped up even before The Times' article . Read More

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Bill Nelson wants United to answer for 'unconscionable' removal of passenger

Bill Nelson wants United to answer for 'unconscionable' removal of passenger

The tone of Tuesday's email was different from one sent by Munoz a day before. Munoz said crew members "were left with no choice but to call Chicago Aviation Security Officers to assist in removing the customer from the flight". On Chinese social media, the incident showing David A. Dao's limp body pulled from the cabin of Flight 3411 has attracted the attention of more than 340 million users on the Weibo platform by Tuesday morning. Read More

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Amazon Marketplace sellers hacked, robbed of thousands in sales

Amazon Marketplace sellers hacked, robbed of thousands in sales

The new Nintendo Switch has been flagged as a likely product to be used in the fraudulent seller scheme. iPhone EarPods would also be a likely target, as these hackers prey on consumers' thirst for the hardest objects to obtain. Hackers are targeting third-party sellers on Amazon. They are - natch - asking Amazon for their money back. And the company promises a full refund for any purchases that don't arrive or aren't what a customer expected. Read More

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as next Supreme Court justice

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as next Supreme Court justice

The discipline McConnell displayed in rejecting pleas for a hearing on Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, enraged Democrats and prompted demands for a Gorsuch blockade by their progressive base. The 60-vote filibuster requirement on Supreme Court nominees was effectively gone, and with it the last vestige of bipartisanship on presidential nominees in an increasingly polarized Senate. Read More

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Edward Enninful is the new editor-in-chief of British Vogue

Edward Enninful is the new editor-in-chief of British Vogue

By 19, he was fashion director for worldwide publication, i-D magazine, the youngest in the title's history. He held the position for 20 years before becoming the fashion and style director of W Magazine. In addition to the worlds of fashion, Hollywood and music cited by Jonathan Newhouse , Enninful's Twitter profile photo is one of him and Michelle Obama. Read More

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Malabu Scandal: Again, Jonathan denies wrongdoing

Malabu Scandal: Again, Jonathan denies wrongdoing

Emails which went to then CEO Peter Voser reveal that they knew this massive payment would go to Etete. "At every stage, we have acted in compliance with all applicable law. If at almost 70 years old he does turn his nose up at almost $1.2 bill (sic) he is completely certifiable. Italian courts will decide whether to bring criminal proceedings against Shell and its partner Eni by 20th April. Read More

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Nancy Pelosi Wants House Return To Debate Syria Missle Strike

Nancy Pelosi Wants House Return To Debate Syria Missle Strike

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), asked for the legal justification for launching a military attack without seeking authority from Congress, shrugged off the question in a Friday press conference. In a world of vicious dictators, Syria's Bashar Assad tops the list as a dictator who has killed hundreds of thousands of his own citizens to protect his own power and wealth. Read More

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The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stake Reduced by Guggenheim Capital LLC

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stake Reduced by Guggenheim Capital LLC

A supporter of Hillary Clinton in the last US Presidential election, he has publicly opposed the policies, actions, and statements of the current USA president, Donald Trump. 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, SWFT earned gross profit of 2.04 Billion, in 2015 2.24 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 Swift Transportation Company (SWFT) produced 2.18 Billion profit. Read More

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King David Primary hosts a Seder

King David Primary hosts a Seder

London Grill offers Passover dinner during the second night, as well. The Nazis endeavored to have fewer Jews at the Seder table. As the "Dayenu" song indicates, freedom from slavery would have been enough, but God also brought the people to Mount Sinai to receive the Torah, and brought them to the Land of Israel to build the Holy Temple. Read More

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TPG to build its own mobile network

TPG to build its own mobile network

Vodafone withdrew from the 2013 auction and did not purchase any spectrum, leaving the government with 30 MHz of spectrum at the 700 MHz frequency. Australian internet and telecommunications giant TPG Telecom announced Wednesday it has secured a mobile spectrum band for 1.26 billion Australian dollars (944.8 million US dollars) and will commence building a new mobile network in Australia. Read More

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Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO)

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO)

The stock being overvalued and undervalued sometimes depends upon the market situation as well. Bank of America Corp's consensus price target is around $25.45 a share. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd were issued a $0.075 dividend. In other Bank of New York Mellon Corp news, Vice Chairman Brian T. Shea sold 199,676 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 8th. Read More

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Ask an Officer: Will the IRS call me?

Ask an Officer: Will the IRS call me?

Those earning more than $64,000 can use Free File Fillable Forms, electronic versions of IRS paper forms. The IRS has tips on its website for choosing a return preparer and has launched a free directoryof federal tax preparers. To avoid penalties and interest, pay the full amount owed by the original due date. Similarly, the IRS will not call to threaten, harass or attempt to intimidate you to provide information and/or payment. Read More

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Watch Video Asian Doctor Dragged Out From United Airlines Because They Overbooked

Watch Video Asian Doctor Dragged Out From United Airlines Because They Overbooked

Three people got off the flight, but the fourth, a man who said he was a doctor and needed to get home to treat patients on Monday, refused. United's contract of carriage says it chooses passengers to be bumped based on a fare class, an itinerary, status in its frequent-flyer programme, "and the time in which the passenger presents him/herself for check-in without advanced seat assignment". Read More

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Man dragged from United Airlines plane in overbooked flight row

Man dragged from United Airlines plane in overbooked flight row

Instead of picking another passenger, United called airport security to have him forcibly removed as the rest of his fellow passengers watched. Audra D. As video of the incident spread, United came under fire for its handling of the situation. The airline eventually cleared everyone from the plane, Bridges said, and did not let them back on until the man was removed a second time - in a stretcher. Read More

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Vote nears for California gas tax, fee hike

But what Brown has rarely been able to do is break through one of Sacramento's most hard barriers: enacting legislation that requires a two-thirds vote in both the state Assembly and Senate. Given the results of last year's elections, however, Democrats in the state have surpassed that supermajority threshold and can now raise taxes on their own, without any Republican votes. Read More

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GOP tries for Obamacare repeal do-over

GOP tries for Obamacare repeal do-over

Conversations around the details of the new effort are taking place just as House members prepare to head home for a recess, in which, lawmakers - especially moderate Republicans - could face another round of angry protests at town halls. House speaks Paul Ryan of Wis. discusses the Republican agenda as he faces reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 30, 2017. Read More

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Apex Court sets aside APTEL's order; Tata Power, Adani Power tumble

Apex Court sets aside APTEL's order; Tata Power, Adani Power tumble

It asked the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to work out a compensation package within three months. The APTEL had held then that the change in Indonesian laws in 2011 that made the companies' Mundra plants unviable to be a case of force majeure and that the losses incurred by the companies due to the change in Indonesian laws which made coal imports from the country costly, was outside their control and the companies must therefore be compensated. Read More

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India, Australia ink anti-terror pact

They also agreed to speed up the much-delayed negotiations on the proposed Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement. According to Sydney Morning Herald, Turnbull effectively declared Tony Abbotts dream of an express negotiation phase had been unrealistic, stating that a potentially lucrative free trade agreement with India was now on the backburner. Read More

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Bribery trial of Samsung heir begins

Samsung was forced to recall it late past year after reports of the device overheating and exploding. Unfortunately, the Galaxy S8 Plus 6GB variant was reportedly to be sold in South Korea and China only. The forecast $8.8bn profits don't include what the company is hoping to make from its new phone, the new and improved Galaxy 8, which hits the shelves later this month. Read More

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United Airlines in damage control after over-booked passenger removal

United Airlines in damage control after over-booked passenger removal

The fallout continues for United Airlines after a video surfaced that shows a passenger being pulled from his seat and dragged from the plane after the airline apparently overbooked flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky. What that statement from United doesn't address is that United flies four non-stops each Sunday from its Chicago hub to Louisville, and that there was was still one flight scheduled a few hours later. Read More

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