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Paris Terror Attack Will 'Probably Help' Marine Le Pen in Election

There are four leading candidates in a race that is still too close to call. Le Pen, slightly behind frontrunner Macron in the polls, has already reacted to the attack by saying she will introduce tougher immigration and border control, and she will likely continue to capitalize on it, said Françoise Boucek, lecturer at the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. Read More

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Sweden truck attack suspect 'admits crime'

Sweden truck attack suspect 'admits crime'

Defence lawyer Johan Eriksson speaks to the media at the court after the detention hearing of the suspect in Friday's attack in Stockholm. After reporters were let back in, the judge, Malou Lindblom, announced that she had ordered Akilov held until May 11, citing the risk that he might disappear, damage evidence or "continue with criminal activity". Read More

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Blue Jays place RHP Sanchez on 10-day DL with blister

Blue Jays place RHP Sanchez on 10-day DL with blister

Barney, pinch hitting for Chris Coghlan in the seventh, smacked a two-out single off left-handed reliever Donny Hart to score Jose Bautista from second, giving the Jays a 1-0 lead. This won't always be the best hitter, but it will always be someone who did something notable that we can break down further. He had eight strikeouts and allowed three earned runs and five hits. Read More

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Exxon Wants Waiver From Sanctions To Drill In Russia

Annual shareholder disclosures showed that on three occasions in 2015 and 2016, Exxon was granted licenses allowing "limited administrative actions" in Russian Federation. On Thursday, ENI said it was not now drilling in the Black Sea. The drilling venture was blocked when the USA imposed sanctions on Russian Federation in 2014. Read More

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Analyst Price Targets On NMC Health (LON:NMC)

Stock research analysts at Credit Suisse have GBX 1175.00 PT on RPC Group PLC (LON:RPC). The Sage Group plc has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 669.50 ($8.37). They expect $0.17 EPS, up 30.77% or $0.04 from last year's $0.13 per share. HW's profit will be $12.76M for 34.88 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. Read More

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Trump worries cloud start of IMF, World Bank meetings

Trump worries cloud start of IMF, World Bank meetings

He added that IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is aiming to "socialize" the new administration to the IMF's agenda and influence its policy choices. 'The science of climate change has not changed with a particular election, and I do not see it is going to do so in the future, ' he said in reference to US President Donald Trump and his doubts about global warming. Read More

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Jefferies & Co reiterated John Wood Group PLC (ADR) (LON:WG) as 'Underperform'

It has underperformed by 27.76% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. It has a 112.52 P/E ratio. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Aperio Group LLC now owns 1,346,027 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $50,624,000 after buying an additional 342,786 shares during the last quarter. Read More

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Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

The strike came as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to dispatch his first high-level delegation to Kabul , amid uncertainty about his plans for the almost 9,000 American troops stationed in Afghanistan . Pakistani villagers living near the frontier said the explosion was so loud they thought a bomb had been dropped in their village by US warplanes targeting militants in Pakistan. Read More

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Afghan soldiers killed in deadly Taliban attack, Modi condemns

Afghan security personnel keep watch near the site of an ongoing attack on an army compound in Dihdadi District of Balkh province on April 21, 2017. "In order to pay tributes to the honourable and courageous Afghan soldiers who martyred during Friday prayers in Shaheen 209 Corps mosque, the President declared Sunday as a National Mourning Day", a presidential palace statement said on Saturday. Read More

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Japan March exports rise 12% year/year - MOF

Japan March exports rise 12% year/year - MOF

In large part this is managed: so many Asian countries compete in the same export markets that their central banks try to keep their currencies aligned with each other. Safe-haven bonds also held onto most of their recent gains ahead of presidential elections in France and on escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea. Read More

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France win big on final day at world cycling championships

The New Zealand men's team of Ethan Mitchel, Sam Webster and Edward Dawkins - the Olympic silver medallists - retained their sprint title. In the women's team pursuit, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert, Kimberly Geist (Emmaus) and Jennifer Valente of the United States retained their world title in the closet race of the evening, beating Australia by only.417 seconds. Read More

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USA support for marijuana legalisation reaches all-time high

USA support for marijuana legalisation reaches all-time high

Lauren McDowell, a 32-year-old who started using marijuana to treat pain after a 2014 vehicle accident, agrees it makes no sense to criminalize pot for more than another year. Of these states, only two are located in the South - Arkansas and Florida - but those states' medical marijuana programs are not yet in place. Support rises to 94-percent among people who say they have tried the drug. Read More

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Air marshal's gun found by passenger in plane's bathroom

Air marshal's gun found by passenger in plane's bathroom

The incident happened overseas Delta Flight #221 on April 6 as the aircraft traveled to New York City from Manchester, England, CNN and the New York Times each reported this week citing several unnamed sources. "If someone with ill intent gets hold of that weapon ... they are now armed", one former air marshal says. The incident took place on April 6. "Air marshals work in punishing conditions, labor under poor leadership and have seen their law enforcement functions curtailed by ... Read More

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Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

Ossoff was the clear leader once the dust settled in Tuesday's crowded special election for the Georgia House seat once held by Republican Tom Price, now Trump's health secretary. Asked earlier in the night about whether she'd want Trump to help her campaign, she deflected, saying she'd figure all that out in the morning. In order to do so, the party will have to capture at least 25 Republican seats, an endeavor that could lead through a district like Georgia's 6th - where voters have ... Read More

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Service charge in hotels not mandatory

Service charge in hotels not mandatory

This is the second guideline being announced by the government during the last five months regarding service charges levied by hotels and restaurants. However, the new Consumer Protection Bill under which an authority will be set up will have powers to take action, the official explained. A customer patronises a food outlet with the full knowledge that he/she will be levied a service charge. Read More

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Trump Contradicts State Department On Iran Deal

Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal, President Donald Trump said , the latest in a flurry of mixed messages on the deal his administration has relayed in recent days. "A comprehensive Iran policy requires we address all of the threats posed by Iran, and it is clear there are many", he said. Both Iran and Hezbollah are now fighting in support of Syrian President Bashar al Assad's forces. Read More

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Indusind Bank Q4 Net Profit Rises 21 Per Cent

Indusind Bank Q4 Net Profit Rises 21 Per Cent

The bank announced its profit during the quarter, which grew by 21.2 percent year-on-year to Rs. 751.6 crore, driven by solid growth in net interest income, other income and operating income. It posted Rs 3865.33 crore net profit during the third quarter of last fiscal . The share of the low-priced current and savings account deposits grew to a lifetime high of 36.3 per cent, resulting in a marginal expansion in the net interest margin to 3.6 per cent for the reporting period, he said. Read More

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France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security

Macron is seen qualifying for the second round alongside far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen and winning that run-off. But polls show scandal-tainted conservative candidate Francois Fillon, a former prime minister, and hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon are also in with a fighting chance of finishing among the top two candidates and reaching the all-important second round. Read More

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Umpire stretchered off in O's-Jays game

Umpire stretchered off in O's-Jays game

Duensing, who is available to pitch Friday, is 42-37 with a 4.13 ERA in 368 appearances over eight major league seasons with the Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles. Hyun Soo Kim , returned from his Australian walkabout to play left field in this game, followed with a double, putting him on base when Sanchez served up a tater to Hardy. Read More

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Global economy will grow 3.5% in 2017, IMF predicts

As for the Gulf, the International Monetary Fund said that economic growth in Saudi Arabia and most other Arab oil exporters would slow this year following production cuts aimed at propping up energy prices. The upward revision therefore strikes a more positive tone, estimating that the world economy could grow at its fastest rate in five years. In the medium term, however, demographic headwinds and weak trend productivity are likely to restrain growth, it added. Read More

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United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United Airlines said chief executive officer Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline's handling of a passenger-dragging incident, will not automatically add the title of chairman next year as planned. The change was initiated by Mr Munoz, the company said. As part of Friday's disclosure, United also released its annual compensation figures for its top executives. Read More

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Money Briefs: India's Paytm in talks with SoftBank

Money Briefs: India's Paytm in talks with SoftBank

The post Paytm in talks to raise up to US$2B from SoftBank; looking to buy FreeCharge from Snapdeal appeared first on e27. But there's more. The proposed sale of Snapdeal to Flipkart, nudged in good measure by SoftBank , once it materializes, will add another important layer to Flipkart's suite and also give SoftBank a significant stake in India's largest ecommerce player. Read More

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