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His delegation is expected to meet key Chinese government officials on the sidelines of the forum to discuss ways to fix their bilateral ties strained over the deployment of a US missile defense system, known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD.in South Korea, the official said.
  • NEXT plc (NXT) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co

    Economy

    They expect $0.05 EPS, down 61.54% or $0.08 from last year's $0.13 per share. As per Monday, April 11, the company rating was maintained by FinnCap. The company has market cap of 5.88 billion GBP. N+1 Singer upgraded shares of A.G. Barr plc to a "hold" rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 475 ($6.14) to GBX 500 ($6.47) in a research note on Wednesday, February 1st.
  • Buffett: Berkshire Stock to Gain the Day After I Die

    Buffett: Berkshire Stock to Gain the Day After I Die

    Economy

    At Berkshire's annual meeting Saturday, Buffett is the celebrity that everyone wants to get close to. "It was huge what they did on cutting taxes for the rich in this", he said of the American Health Care Act , which passed the House on Thursday and awaits discussion in the Senate.
  • Texas Senate defies Austin, OKs statewide ride-hailing rules

    Texas Senate defies Austin, OKs statewide ride-hailing rules

    Economy

    The passage reaffirms the possibility that ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft will return to the capital city. Under the bill, the state may negotiate deals with ride-sharing companies interested in serving state-owned airports, including Anchorage's Ted Stevens International.
  • NZ to work with Japan on TPP

    NZ to work with Japan on TPP

    Economy

    Mr Abe said Japan and New Zealand had agreed to take a firm and resolute response against the nuclear and missile development and provocation by Pyongyang. He said for New Zealand TPP was a high quality outcome that will give unprecedented access to important markets around the world. In a telephone conversation with Abe last week after his inauguration, President Moon said that many Korean people can not accept the deal emotionally, hinting at a possible move to renegotiate the deal.
  • 4 men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorist plot

    4 men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorist plot

    Economy

    The four suspects are now in custody at a south London police station. The arrests followed by a joint operation by Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism command and MI5, the domestic security service. British officials have set the threat level from global terrorism at "severe", indicating an attack is highly likely. Officers have been searching five homes and a business in east London as part of their enquiries.
  • Budget 2017: $75b plan to create more than 60000 jobs

    Economy

    Taxpayers will be hit with a rise in the Medicare levy and the big banks face a new tax in a budget that pitches to win back disillusioned voters and to reassure the rating agencies. To help free up larger homes for younger families, from July 1 2018, older Australians considering downsizing will be allowed to contribute up to A$300,000 from the sale proceeds into superannuation as a non-concessional contribution.
  • Virginia governor orders cap-and-trade regulation for power plants

    Virginia governor orders cap-and-trade regulation for power plants

    Economy

    The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) characterized McAuliffe's action "as the strongest move yet from a Southern state to push back on the Trump administration's rollback of President Obama's Clean Power Plan". Natural gas emits slightly more than half as much Carbon dioxide than coal when burned, although environmental advocates point out that today's most common form of natural gas extraction - fracking - and methane leaks have a significant impact on the local environment and on ...
  • Intel sharing at heart of US, Europe talks on laptop ban

    Economy

    Currently, passengers flying from 10 airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates can not bring electronics larger than a cell phone in the cabin. One issue under discussion is how to ensure that lithium batteries in any large collection of devices stored in airplane holds do not explode in midair, officials told Reuters.
  • Arctic Council Meeting Could Heat Up Over Climate Change

    Economy

    But she reiterated the Trudeau government's position that the Paris accord is unalterable and must be recognized by all Arctic Council partners. "The Clinton administration, the Bush administration, the Obama administration all developed their own version of Arctic policy".
  • OPEC crude production rises in April - IEA

    Economy

    Oil jumped more than 2% to its highest in more than three weeks on Monday, topping $52 a barrel after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said that supply cuts need to last into 2018, a step towards extending an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec)-led deal to support prices for longer than first agreed.