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Arab states demand that Qatar close Al Jazeera news network


The Turkish military base in Qatar is a first for Turkey in the Arab world. "Re-evaluating the base agreement with Qatar is not on our agenda", Fikri Isik said speaking in a interview with NTV news broadcaster. There has been no official response yet from Qatar, which has denied accusations that it supports extremists. Qatar must also formally declare all of these as "terrorist groups". Read More »

Collins: 'It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week'

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiling a health care bill that makes deep cuts in Medicaid and end the Affordable Care Act's ( ACA ) mandate that most Americans have health insurance. Back in May, the House narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Numerous companies help manage state Medicaid programs, meaning their profits can be hurt by those cuts as well. Read More »

House Democrat: Party heading into 2018 with 'damaged' leader Pelosi


Warner responded to President Donald Trump's tweet that there are no recordings of his private conversations with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , saying, "This administration never ceases to amaze me". At least a decade'. "There's a level of depression", he said of the mood among Democrats, adding that the national brand of the party is "toxic". "This is good news for us", Pelosi told reporters. Read More »

Whole Foods CEO calls Amazon buyout a "courtship"


The reports of Amazon's massive purchase of the upscale grocery store chain seemed to come out of nowhere, but perhaps the acquisition is not as surprising as originally thought. But it has been struggling to find a profitable model. We run through a list of things we'd like to see: faster grocery deliveries, perks for Prime subscribers and maybe even lower prices. Read More »

Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Deal Was 'Love At First Sight'


Amazon, which is now focused on food delivery following the Whole Foods deal, could leverage GrubHub's delivery infrastructure in its grocery-delivery efforts, the analyst noted. "I think that where Amazon may add the most value is to speed up the process of perfecting the 365 by Whole Foods model and scaling it quickly thanks to its greater resources". Read More »

London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts


The three men drove the van into central London last Saturday night, running down pedestrians on the pavement of the bridge, three of who died. The Metropolitan police also revealed that there were a number of petrol bombs in the van, as well as two blow torches, which the three attackers fortunately didn't get to use in their attack . Read More »

Overturned tanker in Pakistan kills 148


A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames. Tragedy struck in the Punjab province of Pakistan near Bahawalpur when a petrol tanker caught fire and exploded killing no less than 123 who were burnt alive and injuring many others. Read More »

Could Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (AUY) Decline After Today's Big Increase?

The Company has 52-week high of $5.99 and 52-week low of $2.33. Yamana Gold had a positive return on equity of 0.44% and a negative net margin of 19.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $0.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. "TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "[[title]]" was posted by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]]. Read More »

Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFBK) Valuation According To Analysts

Among 10 analysts covering Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBNC), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Sold All: 10 Reduced: 7 Increased: 62 New Position: 19. As per the terms of the merger agreement, shareholders of Wolverine will receive 1.0152 shares of Horizon common stock and $14.00 in cash for each share of Wolverine common stock, which based upon the June 13, 2017 Horizon closing price of $27.50 per share would result in an implied price of $41.92 per share of Wolverine common stock. Read More »

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates Hold Rating for Hess Corporation (HES)

Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Hess Corporation ( HES ). It has underperformed by 31.25% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $14.63B company. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale, a Germany-based fund reported 140,402 shares. The oil and gas producer reported ($1.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.10) by $0.03. Read More »

Quicken, BMO Harris Bank Mortgage Rate Deals Today Jun 25, 2017

Standard 30 year refinance fixed rate loans at Chase Bank are published at 3.750% with an April of 3.853%. The average rate on index-linked mortgages was 3.74%, compared with 3.88% in April, while the average rate on unlinked mortgages was 4.31%, compared with 4.39% in April. Read More »

Turkey to use its authority to resolve Qatar crisis


The military exercises come amid a crisis revolving around Qatar and certain Arab countries. Qatar is facing a severe economic and diplomatic boycott by Saudi Arabia and its regional allies, which accuse Doha of funding terrorism, fomenting regional unrest and cosying up to their enemy Iran. Read More »

The plane, US shot down Iranian drone of a shock in Syria


A USA fighter jet Tuesday shot down an armed Iranian drone supporting Syrian government forces in southern Syria, marking the third American air-to-air shoot-down this month. Meanwhile, US General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said a day earlier that Washington was working to restore a "deconfliction" line with Moscow meant to avoid mid-air collisions over Syria. Read More »

Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti


Trump addressed the nation less than five hours after the shooting that wounded Rep. Steve Scalise , congressional staffer Zach Barth, former congressional staffer Matt Mika, and two Capitol Police officers at a baseball field in Alexandria , Va., just outside of Washington . Read More »

TSX futures rise as oil prices edge up

HIGHER ENERGY: Energy stocks in the S&P 500 added 0.6 percent for the biggest gain and trimmed their loss for the week to 3 percent. Technology companies are expected to report some of the strongest earnings growth for the April-through-June quarter, one reason their stocks have been helping lead the market this year. Read More »

Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks


The government is set on Sunday to approve a decree law setting up rules that would let Intesa Sanpaolo SpA buy some assets of Banca Popolare di Vicenza SpA and Veneto Banca SpA at a token price and determine the state intervention needed to avoid losses for senior bondholders. Read More »

Liontrust Asset Management PLC's (LIO) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

Citigroup maintained the shares of RB in report on Monday, September 28 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Close Brothers Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th. Shares for $30,635 were bought by Cogut Charles I. WMB's profit will be $129.96M for 45.27 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.78 actual earnings per share reported by Independent Bank Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.82% EPS growth. Read More »

Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

In March, when House Republicans published their bill to replace Obamacare-the American Health Care Act-I described it in Forbes this way: "GOP's Obamacare Replacement Will Make Coverage Unaffordable For Millions-Otherwise, It's Great". Read More »

Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana


While speaking with Entertainment Tonight , Andrews recounted what it was like learning that she has the illness while she was already dating Stoll. Jennifer Allen , a publicist for Andrews, confirms that the 39-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and " Dancing with the Stars " co-host married the 35-year-old Stoll over the weekend. Read More »

Grounded flights and power outages as temperatures soar in US


On average, Phoenix temperatures for this time of year are generally between 105 and 110 degrees. Authorities in Phoenix are trying to keep about 350 jail inmates housed in outdoor tents cool despite triple-digit heat. "Your house stays hot, buildings stay hot". Slothower says so far the heat isn't keeping planes from taking off. In Phoenix , hundreds flocked to Grace Lutheran Church for water and refuge. Read More »

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shares Sold by Cedar Capital LLC

AlphaMark Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) by 2.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). THOMPSON MATTHEW also sold $6.26 million worth of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) on Tuesday, January 24. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of ADBE. Read More »

Qatar Airways Expresses Interest in 10% Stake in American Airlines

Qatar also submitted an antitrust filing stating its intent, which is subject to review by the U.S. Department of Justice. A purchase of part of American wouldn't be Qatar Airway's first investment in a foreign airline. CEO Doug Parker, along with the carrier's pilots and flight attendants, expressed a lack of enthusiasm for Qatar Airways' bid to buy stock in the airline. Read More »

Confederations Cup | Portugal 4 - New Zealand 0

Coach Fernando Santos said the teams were prevented from training on it the day before the game. Mexico striker Javier Hernandez believes his side's work ethic has paid off following their qualification for the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup . Read More »

Morgan: Roy's dismissal proves spirit of game is open to interpretation

The Proteas beat the hosts by just three runs to win the second T20I at Taunton and level the three-match series at 1-1. Roy had lost his place in the England one-day line-up in the recent Champions Trophy, paying the price for a run of low scores and replaced for the semi-final defeat by Jonny Bairstow . Read More »