January 24, 2018

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Leo Varadkar To Become Ireland's Next Prime Minister

The win is a result of Varadkar's endorsement by the Fine Gael majority, local council members, and 51 of the 73 parliamentary colleagues which counted for 65% of the total. Indian-origin Leo Varadkar is set to become Ireland's Prime Minister as he won the Irish leadership race. He is highly likely to become prime minister in Ireland's coalition government, although not immediately. Read More »

$0.12 Earnings Per Share Expected for Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) This Quarter

The original version of this news story can be read at Howard Weil maintained the stock with "Sector Outperform" rating in Thursday, October 27 report. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More »

Ill. House approves $15 minimum wage


By January 1, 2018, it'll rise to $14 per hour, with a $1 increase coming the following year on January 1, 2019. Gbajabiamila stated further that while the amendment did not suggest that the minimum wage would "automatically" increase after five years, it set the framework for discussions to commence on wage review every five years. Read More »

Ontario to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019


She will make it easier for workers to organize to keep her union friends on side, while hiring up to 175 more government bureaucrats to implement these changes. This perhaps signals a shift for the Liberals: with support for left-wing progressivism on the rise-the Democratic Socialist Alliance has seen surging numbers among young people in the United States, for instance-their commitment to a $15 per hour minimum wage suggests that the Liberals are shifting left after an at-times tumultuous ... Read More »

Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending the aggressive spending cuts in President Donald Trump's budget. "I certainly share the goal of reducing the size and scope of the federal government, but as I continue to meet with constituents, it is apparent that many of these programs have countless benefits in our community". Read More »

Harworth Group PLC (HWG) Insider Acquires £40000 in Stock

The company's market cap is GBX 2.90 billion. GBX 90.33's average target is 132.93% above currents GBX 38.78 stock price. Davy Research maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, September 25 report. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 4,169,463 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $143,927,000 after buying an additional 309,046 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Stosur says players could boycott Margaret Court stadium


There are calls to have her name stripped from Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena after the 74-year-old announced she would stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest of the airline's promotion of same-sex marriage. It's a freedom that was fought for at great cost by men and women during a series of conflicts. I have a girlfriend myself, so I don't agree with what she's saying. Read More »

Girls outshine boys in class XII Gujarat Board exam


A total of 8374 students have scored above 99 percent in the Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 examination this year and in totality 84,608 students have scored above 90 percent. Examinations are conducted to endorse the students into higher level of education. This year 142 prisoners in the state were allowed to for the examination by the Board. Read More »

Activist Elliott attacks BHP Billiton's 'do nothing' approach


Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie will brief investors including Elliott at a conference in Barcelona on Tuesday on plans that would increase long-term shareholder value, the company said. BHP has also sought to highlight the action it is taking to divest non-core parts of its USA shale assets. The head of the Melbourne-based firm, which only yesterday announced a $10 million rebranding campaign that will see it become simply "BHP", assured investors he could lift the value of the company ... Read More »

Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump

At the time of the projection, Gianforte had captured 50.9% of the vote compared to Quist's 43.2%. Hunter's statement puts him in conflict with House Speaker Paul Ryan , who said that assault is wrong in all circumstances. Gianforte must now appear in court by June 7. Gianforte could be fined up to $500 or get six months in jail if convicted. The candidate was not in custody or under arrest at the time . Read More »

Iran accuses US of "Iranophobia", arming "dangerous terrorists"

First Lady Melania Trump (C) chats with employees during a visit to the GE All-Women Business Process Services and IT Centre on May 21, 2017 , in the Saudi capital Riyadh . About a month ago, Ivanka Trump boasted about a new initiative: in addition to her White House duties, the president's daughter is helping raise money to "benefit female entrepreneurs around the globe". Read More »

Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters that Trump and Pope Francis had "pretty extensive conversations around extreme terrorist threats and extremism, radicalization of young people . There was never an apology in either direction. A Vatican statement said the meeting was "cordial" and that the Vatican hoped there could be "serene collaboration" between the USA government and the American Catholic Church, including "assistance to immigrants". Read More »

Greece appeals to creditors to approve debt relief measures

Schaeuble, as well as several International Monetary Fund economists, agree that Greece should demonstrate its ability to decrease its budget deficit and achieve sustainable economic growth by the early 2020s through an economic reform package that would include stricter austerity, improved investment climate, deregulation, and abandonment of the most costly social programmes. Read More »

Duterte vows 'harsh' martial law in southern Philippines


If it's over with a month, then I'd be happy. The militants had reportedly taken over a medical center and replaced the Philippines flag with a black, ISIS-style banner. Many young Filipinos have little or no knowledge of the period under Marcos, and life under martial law. But it was short. Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said and some 1,000 soldiers would be in Marawi by morning, but warned civilians to stay in their homes. Read More »

Lida Shepherd: Health care cuts a vote for premature death in WV


The ACA requires everyone have insurance, but provides subsidies for those who can't afford it. And the measure would reduce federal subsidies to numerous 1.2 million Californians who use the assistance to buy plans on the state exchange - particularly older Californians in their 50s and 60s and those who live in high-cost areas - because the proposed GOP subsidies do not take income or cost of living into account. Read More »

SEGRO plc (SGRO) Earns "Hold" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

Jefferies Group LLC decreased their price objective on Bgeo Group PLC from GBX 435 ($5.62) to GBX 395 ($5.10) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Manufacturers Life Ins Communication The has 7,156 shares for 0% of their portfolio. North Carolina-based State Bank Of America Corp De has invested 0.01% in Equifax Inc. Read More »

Big man leads Celtics to big win in series decider


In recent interviews, soon-to-be Celtics max-contract player Isaiah Thomas (29 points, 12 assists), when asked about his place among the greats, has simply said: "I haven't done anything yet". Maligned for their play throughout the month of March and beginning of April, the Cavaliers converted 43 of their 92 attempts, including 11 three-point attempts and 17 of their 18 free throws in the lopsided win. Read More »

Tejas Express To Start Mumbai-Goa Operations Tomorrow: 10 Things To Know


Sources said that the hard terrain in the rains may pose to be a hurdle. "Tejas Express is a semi high speed train having modern on board facilities, enhanced passenger comfort and showcases the future of Train travel in India", divisional railway manager Ravinder Goyal said here on Sunday, as the train was put on display on platform no. Read More »

Ford replacing CEO Mark Fields

On Friday, Silicon Valley electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc was valued at $51 billion, more than Ford's $43 billion. "Fields was also in a hard position following celebrated CEO Alan Mulally who is credited with the turnaround of Ford , saving it from bankruptcy". Read More »

Vivint Solar Teams up with Mercedes-Benz Energy for Battery Innovation


A 20 kWh home energy storage system - made of several connected batteries - will cost about $13,000 fully installed. German automaker Daimler AG will enter the nascent US market for home batteries through a collaboration with residential rooftop solar installer Vivint Solar Inc, the two companies said on Thursday. Read More »

Will laptop ban be introduced from United Kingdom to USA today?


A report by Reuters said that the USA government is reviewing "how to ensure lithium batteries stored in luggage holds do not explode in midair". Such a ban is already in place for such devices on flights departing to the United States out of eight countries in the Middle East and Africa. Read More »

North Korea could be behind ransomware attack


The attacks, which slowed on Monday, are among the fastest-spreading extortion campaigns on record. Israeli-based security firm Intezer Labs said there were "clear code connections" between Lazarus and WannaCry, adding that the evidence "strongly suggests that these hacking tools were written or modified by the same author". Read More »