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The legal version of this article can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/06/22/biogen-inc-biib-stake-decreased-by-twin-capital-management-inc-updated.html. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on July, 25. The biotechnology company reported $5.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.97 by $0.23.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case

    Economy

    According to media reports Ronaldo is unsettled at Real Madrid because he believes the European champions did not back him as fully as he had hoped in his dispute with the taxman. There are many similarities with Leo Messi's recent tax fraud case in which the Barcelona star avoided a prison term but paid a hefty sum to the Spanish authorities.
  • European Union 'door remains open' to United Kingdom, says French president

    Economy

    Macron threw out the olive branch, even amid rising European Union anger about the delays to the exit talks, which he said should be "launched as soon as possible". George and giant flags from both countries were rolled out onto the field. French President-elect Emmanuel Macron waves as he arrives to attend a handover ceremony with outgoing President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, May 14, 2017.
  • London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

    London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

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    The local council in Camden, a borough of London , removed cladding from one of its buildings for further testing after tests they commissioned showed some of their panels were of the flammable variety — and not the ones they ordered. "We will make sure that all victims, irrespective of their immigration status, will be able to access the services they need, including healthcare and accommodation", she said.
  • Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis

    Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis

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    In 2014, the US Treasury singled out Qatar both for its backing of Hamas - whose leaders operated from Qatar's capital, Doha - and as a source of funds for Al Qaeda. Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis have emphasized the need for Gulf unity and the importance of the USA partnership with Qatar, home to the Al Udeid Air Base, the main regional center for air missions against ISIS.
  • What's Propelling H & R Block Inc (HRB) to Reach 52-Week High?

    Economy

    Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a "market perform" rating on shares of H&R Block in a report on Friday, March 10th. Analysts' mean recommendation for H&R Block, Inc . ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Texas Permanent School Fund Cuts Position in H&R Block, Inc ". Dupont Capital Mgmt has invested 0.09% in H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB).
  • Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Downgraded to Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets

    Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Downgraded to Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets

    Economy

    Shore Capital maintained the shares of CCH in report on Thursday, August 11 with "Sell" rating . Stock has got outperform rating from 0 of Thomson Reuters analysts whereas 0 given HOLD rating to the stock. 05/05/2017 - Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Monday, November 16.
  • Rising US Crude Output Reason behind Falling Oil Prices: Iranian Oil Minister

    Economy

    Zanganeh has expressed the hope that OPEC would agree on extending earlier output cut in the upcoming meeting. The oil minister further said that the Islamic Republic is in talks with other OPEC members for a decision on the issue. The cuts would lower the collective production of producers by 1.8 million barrels per day. "We are in discussions with OPEC members to prepare ourselves for a new decision", Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday.
  • Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given "Hold" Rating at Liberum Capital

    Economy

    Therefore 82% are positive. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 581.65 ($7.36). Booker Group PLC had 100 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 11/16/2016 - United Utilities Group PLC had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Therefore 35% are positive. Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd has $14 highest and $5.50 lowest target.
  • Adele Visits London Firefighters After Deadly High-Rise Blaze

    Adele Visits London Firefighters After Deadly High-Rise Blaze

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    Protests erupted across the capital on Friday night as fury came to a head over the help and information given to Grenfell residents. And the Prime Minister said there would be a "new strategy for resilience in major disasters, which could include a new civil disaster response task force".
  • Whitbread shares rise as Premier Inn records 7pc sales boost

    Whitbread shares rise as Premier Inn records 7pc sales boost

    Economy

    The hotel chain recorded total sales growth of 9.2pc, while its total occupancy was marginally up compared to the first quarter of a year ago. "They will need to - like-for-like sales growth at Costa continued their slow decline as the nation switches to a wider array of pricier artisan coffees".