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On Thursday, his Republic on the Move party announced an initial slate of 428 candidates for France's 577-seat National Assembly. He said he was drawn by the profile of 39-year-old Mr Macron, who will be France's youngest president when he takes power on Sunday, and by the party's efforts to incorporate ideas sent from the grassroots into his campaign platform.
  • The One Belt One Road explained

    Economy

    It's about standard setting. The forum will comprise a High Level Dialogue and Leaders' Roundtable. What is Belt and Road Initiative? It's more than seven times larger than America's Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after the Second World War.
  • The firing of James Comey, as told by the White House

    Economy

    And I said I'll, you know, consider. Furious Democrats, however, suggested the FBI's work will now be hopelessly tainted and demanded a special prosecutor akin to those appointed during Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal or the run-up to Bill Clinton's impeachment.
  • Last-lap pass helps Ricky Stenhouse Jr. get his first Cup victory

    Economy

    Stenhouse led the first 13 laps of the race and didn't lead again until the final lap in overtime. He became the first driver to win from the pole at Talladega since Jeff Gordon in 2007 and snapped almost a three-year winless streak for team owner Jack Roush and Roush Fenway Racing .
  • VEREIT, Inc.'s (VER)

    Economy

    Vuzix had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Chardan Capital. The company reported its EPS on 05/04/2017. (VER) has an Average Brokerage Recommendation (ABR) of 2.17, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research . Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.1375 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th.
  • Germany's economy grows strongly in Q1 2017

    Economy

    When compared to the same period past year, the economy - Europe's largest - grew by 1.7%. This should continue to be the case because employment continues to reach record levels and the era of very low wage settlements is long over. The Spanish economy powered ahead, however, with a stronger-than-expected growth rate of 0.8 percent in the first quarter, above the euro zone average of 0.5 percent.
  • Oil Resumes Gains as Industry Report Shows Falling U.S. Supplies

    Oil Resumes Gains as Industry Report Shows Falling U.S. Supplies

    Economy

    WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (USO) (UCO) (IEZ) futures contracts for June delivery rose 1.4% to $47.96 per barrel in electronic trading at 5:25 AM EST on May 11, 2017. According to Reuters , state-owned Saudi Aramco will reduce oil supplies to Asian customers by about 7 million barrels in June. WTI has fallen about 12.6% so far this year as talk of OPEC extending its production cut through the end of the year has failed to provide support.
  • US retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter

    US retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter

    Economy

    The Commerce Department said retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month after an upwardly revised 0.1 percent gain in March. US retail sales increased in April as households bought more motor vehicles and a range of other goods, suggesting the economy was regaining momentum after nearly stalling in the first quarter.
  • Jewish leaders welcomes Emmanuel Macron's French victory

    Jewish leaders welcomes Emmanuel Macron's French victory

    Economy

    The bruising contest left the traditional parties of left and right on the sidelines, and the governing Socialist Party in particular is in tatters after the two-round election. Macron "must stretch out his hand to the millions of voters of the right and of the center who were not represented in the runoff", Le Maire told RTL radio.
  • United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard

    United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard

    Economy

    Passenger Daniel Dueñas tweeted, "The captain of my flight just told us it's a scorpion on the plane???!" Paramedics examined the man and determined that he hadn't been stung. All passengers were provided with a meal voucher from United Airlines. The flight eventually got underway 3½ hours late. The carrier said he was removed to make room on the overbooked flight for United personnel.
  • SS Rajamouli: 'Baahubali' character was written for Prabhas

    SS Rajamouli: 'Baahubali' character was written for Prabhas

    Economy

    Prabhas has even rejected a 10 crore endorsement deal while he was busy shooting for Bahubali 2. Close sources to the actor revealed that he wants to concentrate on his upcoming trilingual film Saaho which is being made on a staggering 150 Crore budget.
  • PM arrives in Beijing for Belt and Road Forum

    PM arrives in Beijing for Belt and Road Forum

    Economy

    China will continue to pursue an active foreign policy, especially within the Asia-Pacific region, to fulfil its ambitious One Belt One Road initiative, a top U.S. "According to what I understand, the North Korean side will send an official delegation to relevant events at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that will shortly be taking place", spokesman Geng Shuang said.