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But how do P&J readers feel about a snap General Election? Would they vote against Labour because the media screams at them that Jeremy Corbyn and Labour are unelectable or because Theresa May is more popular than Mr Corbyn? "The Prime Minister also says this campaign will be about leadership".
  • South Korea on High Alert as Isolated North Prepares for Army Celebration

    Economy

    Trump, who took office in January, has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile. Han added that North Korea will continue to test missiles "on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". "We don't know whether or not they're able to do that, but I have absolute confidence that he will be trying very very hard". "Nobody thinks the Chinese are going to press North Korea militarily or bring the regime to its knees, but the strategy looks to China ...
  • Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play

    Economy

    Hospitals, though, were operating on backup power, with most surgeries and other procedures continuing. People in the city of 850,000 people were generally courteous to each another. The outage started on Friday morning and affected as many as 90,000 customers, according to USA media reports, bringing the city to a virtual standstill.
  • Trump signs executive orders on financial regulations

    Economy

    Even as President Trump on Friday vowed to introduce new details about a tax code overhaul on April 26, major U.S. banks don't see Congress passing the White House plan before 2018, according to statements by executives and reports put out by the financial institutions.
  • Observing Technical Chart Values for WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

    Economy

    SunTrust Banks now has a "Buy" rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of WPX Energy from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 17th.
  • Make a note of Analyst's Earnings Expectations: Nabors Industries Ltd.'s (NBR)

    Make a note of Analyst's Earnings Expectations: Nabors Industries Ltd.'s (NBR)

    Economy

    Zacks Investment Research cut Nabors Industries from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Nabors Industries Ltd. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 53.85% to analysts' high consensus price target. Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR ) is a part of Basic Materials sector and belongs to Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration industry.
  • China's Economy Grows at 6.9% in the first quarter

    Economy

    It is "no big deal" if economic growth slips by some tenths of a percentage point in the near future, he said, noting that China's economic growth rate has become less volatile in recent years, with 6.9% for Y 2015, 6.7% for Y 2016 and 6.9% for Q-1 of Y 2017.
  • Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

    Economy

    Donald Trump has offered a tacit endorsement of Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election, describing the far-right leader as the "strongest" candidate in the first-round vote this Sunday. The so-called "Islamic State" (IS) jihadi group claimed responsibility for the attack, in which the assailant was killed by police. Voters in France will choose which of the 11 candidates they would like to be their president on 23 April.
  • Marine Le Pen loses ground to Emmanuel Macron in French election race

    Marine Le Pen loses ground to Emmanuel Macron in French election race

    Economy

    But an estimated one-third of France's 47 million voters are undecided, with another 30% so disillusioned with French politics that they say they will abstain according to pollsters. But attacks that have taken place soon before elections, including the November 2015 attacks in Paris ahead of regional elections and the shooting in a Jewish school before the 2012 presidentials, have not appeared to change the course of those ballots.