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US hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

US hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

John Nicholson , the commander of US forces in Afghanistan, said in a statement . USA forces took every precaution to avoid civilian casualties with this strike. "We have given them total authorization". President Donald Trump said Thursday the bombing was a "very successful mission", according to Reuters , and he touted the mission as evidence of a stronger foreign policy under his administration. Read More

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Sensex down 50 points on weak macro data, global cues

Sensex down 50 points on weak macro data, global cues

Indian shares fell on Thursday, dragged by technology stocks, after Infosys Ltd's revenue outlook and plan to return cash to shareholders fell short of expectations, raising concerns at the start of the earnings reporting season. India Inc. commenced earnings season on a weak note, with Infosys declaring its Q4 results that showed nearly nil growth in net profit, YoY. "The growth momentum is not very encouraging as year-on-year constant currency growth has been slowing down through the ... Read More

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Wells Fargo claws back $75M from former execs

And last week an influential shareholder advisory firm said investors should vote out almost the entire board of directors when the bank holds its annual shareholder meeting later this month. After the Los Angeles City Attorney filed a suit over the bank's sales practices in May 2015, he sent an email to Sloan vowing to fight. But Tolstedt was left to deal with the issue and was "notoriously resistant to outside intervention and oversight" the report said. Read More

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From May 1, Petrol & Diesel Prices Will Change Everyday in Chandigarh

From May 1, Petrol & Diesel Prices Will Change Everyday in Chandigarh

As per existing norms, oil marketing companies periodically revise the pricing structure of petrol and fuel, the frequency of which is generally fortnightly. India deregulated petrol prices in June 2010 and diesel prices in October 2014. Why Dynamic Pricing of Fuels in India? To avoid such scenarios of uncertainties, and to absorb the fluctuations happening in the global crude oil prices, state-run oil marketing firms have decided to make dynamic pricing the norm in India. Read More

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Equal Pay Day: Wage Gap Still Exists In 2017

Black women earn about 68 percent of what white men typically make while Latino women earn 62 percent compared to white men. The Paycheck Fairness Act would strengthen and close loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963 by holding employers accountable for discriminatory practices, ending the practice of pay secrecy, and easing workers' ability to individually or jointly challenge pay discrimination. Read More

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Tillerson and Lavrov meet in Moscow as U.S. blasts Russian Federation about Syria

The United States is still focused on defeating the Islamic State group in Syria , U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Tuesday, days after U.S. missile strikes on a Syria airbase. Trust between Russia and the United States has degraded under the Trump administration, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated. "We see, in response, efforts to promote already established conclusions of an accusatory nature which our colleagues from the USA and Western countries are pushing", he said. Read More

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How to watch Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal matches

Carlo Ancelotti says Bayern Munich can still turn around their Champions League quarter-final tie despite losing 2-1 at home to Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Real Madrid. Take a look at the gallery above to find out how we rated the players. "I saw Juve play, they seemed to be in good shape and very strong". "We believe we can still do it, we were the better team in the first half, could have made it 2-0 or 3-0", Neuer told ZDF . Read More

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Centurion and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo thankful after 100th European goal

We will have to play to our potential.”. Scoring both in the second half to turn the game in Madrid's favour, the Portugal star may well have given his team a great chance of progressing. In contrast to the three previous seasons under Guardiola, Bayern are nearly at full strength for the crunch games to come, testament to the 57-year-old Ancelotti's man-management and the conditioning work of his coaches - this despite a number of injuries. Read More

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Australia beat United States in Davis Cup

Australia beat United States in Davis Cup

The American number one looked the more unsafe in the third but Thompson held on to force a tiebreak, gaining a vital break before taking the set when Sock double-faulted. He embraced his captain and his team upon victory, later talking about the relief in an expansive press conference that would have pleased even his harshest critic. Read More

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White House accuses Russian Federation of cover-up in Syrian chemical attack

White House accuses Russian Federation of cover-up in Syrian chemical attack

The UN Security Council will vote Wednesday on a draft resolution demanding that the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation of the suspected chemical attack last week in Idlib province, United States diplomats said. Tillerson conceded the two world powers had "sharp differences" that have obstructed cooperation but voiced optimism they could make progress. President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday trust had eroded between the two countries under President Donald Trump , as ... Read More

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Banced Corp Reduces Stake in Boston Scientific Co. (BSX)

Banced Corp Reduces Stake in Boston Scientific Co. (BSX)

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Victory Inc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) for 1.37 million shares. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in Boston Scientific by 3.8% in the third quarter. TheStreet upgraded shares of Boston Scientific Corp. from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. Among 22 analysts covering Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Read More

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Passage of GST Bill is history in the making, says 'optimistic' Jaitley

The Lok Sabha passed the much-awaited Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Compensation GST Bill and Union Territory GST Bill 2017, after negating all the amendments put forward by the Opposition. The CGST bill will amalgamate all the indirect central government levies like sales tax, service tax, excise duty, additional customs duty (Countervailing Duty), special additional duty of customs, surcharges and cesses. Read More

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US Secretary of State meets with Russian officials in Moscow amidst tension

US Secretary of State meets with Russian officials in Moscow amidst tension

However, the BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Moscow says President Assad is Russia's key military ally in the Middle East and Mr Tillerson may need to rethink his belief that he can weaken Moscow's support for him. Russia's Foreign Ministry dismissed Tillerson's remarks Wednesday. The intensive diplomatic action comes as the UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution drawn up by the US, Britain and France calling on the Syrian regime to co-operate with a probe into the chemical ... Read More

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The Quadrature Capital Ltd Increases Stake in EQT Midstream Partners LP (EQM)

The Quadrature Capital Ltd Increases Stake in EQT Midstream Partners LP (EQM)

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (MMP), a part of Basic Materials sector and belongs to Oil & Gas Pipelines industry; ended its day with loss -0.21% and finalized at the price of $77.20. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Read More

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Chinese state tabloid warns North Korea against nuclear test

Reports of the phone call came after Trump tweeted that North Korea is "looking for trouble" and the U.S.is ready to resolve the matter without China, the major backer of Kim Jong Un's regime. China's calls for calm come as tensions have risen with the dispatch of a US aircraft carrier to the area and the deployment of thousands of USA and South Korean troops, tanks and other weaponry for their biggest-ever joint military exercises. Read More

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Toshiba nuclear company files for bankruptcy

The U.S. -based Westinghouse , though owned by Toshiba, has won political backing in the United States in its efforts to win contracts overseas. In February, Toshiba said it was expecting a loss of $6.4 billion (¥712.5 billion) in its USA nuclear business for the nine months through December on an unaudited basis. Read More

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Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from former CEO and top exec

But Monday's report indicates that additional employees were fired for similar activity years earlier. Stumpf also specifically knew about the sales problems dating back to 2002, the report said. In its report, the board found that Stumpf was also unwilling to change Wells' business model when problems arose. Wells Fargo & Co., accused of ousting branch workers who struggled to reach untenable sales targets or objected to burgeoning misconduct, has rehired about 1,000 former employees ... Read More

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Equal Pay Day celebrated Tues. across US

Equal Pay Day celebrated Tues. across US

Well, it depends on a variety of factors, including ethnicities, race, and more. "Even the X-Men star Hugh Jackman jumped on board, tweeting , "#20 percent counts Equal pay for women - today and every day. A protester during "A Day Without A Woman" demonstration in Miami on March 8. This data comes from an analysis released this week by the National Partnership for Women and Families, that found women employed full-time, year-round across the USA are paid just 80 cents for every ... Read More

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Wal-Mart to discount online-only items delivered to stores

Wal-Mart to discount online-only items delivered to stores

The discounts will initially appear on about 10,000 items and then roll out to more than one million products by the end of June. Lore - who joined Wal-Mart a year ago when it acquired his e-commerce startup Jet for a record-breaking $3.3 billion - said Wal-Mart's fleet of more than 6,700 trucks enables the retailer to deliver products from fulfillment centers to stores cheaply and efficiently to stores, and that it is passing on the last-mile savings to its e-commerce customers. Read More

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United Airlines faces mounting pressure over hospitalised passenger

United Airlines faces mounting pressure over hospitalised passenger

Chicago's aviation department said the security officer who grabbed the passenger had been placed on leave. "My initial words fell short of expressing something that we were truly feeling and that's something that I've learned from". Fellow passenger Jayse D. Anspach, who goes by @JayseDavid on Twitter, wrote: "No one volunteered (to leave), so @United decided to choose for us". Read More

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J.Geils, leader of the 80's J.Geils band dead at 71

The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. The J. Geils Band failed in its attempt to get featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after a fourth nomination, this time for the class of 2017. Wolf was great and no one could touch the band. "They were like the American Rolling Stones". The Tocci's said it had been about a year since they saw Geils, who last played an announced show at The Bull Run on April 22 of last year. Read More

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Delta tries to 'normalize' as flight cancellations continue

Delta tries to 'normalize' as flight cancellations continue

Continuing turmoil at Delta Air Lines stemming from midweek storms in the American Southeast were still disrupting travelers on Saturday as far away as the Twin Cities, airport officials said. "Customers should check Delta .com and the Fly Delta Mobile App for updates on flight status". A Delta spokesman told ABC News Affiliate WSB-TV Saturday night that most of its canceled flights around the country were in Atlanta . Read More

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