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Karnataka Assembly passes Kambala Bill, which legalises the buffalo-racing sport

Kambala is a folk sport, held traditionally under the auspices local land lords and households, in coastal Karnataka. The Karnataka Assembly on Monday passed ...


Kirin to exit Brazil, sell business to Heineken

Brasil Kirin is a large beer producer in Brazil, operating 12 production facilities with its own distribution network. It already has five breweries in Brazi...


Laverne Cox steps up at Grammys to highlight upcoming trans rights case

To the uninitiated, Grimm is a 17-year-old transgender boy who is facing a legal battle against the school board of Gloucester County, Virginia to let him use t...


Ford pledges $1bn for AI start-up

The team now developing the machine-learning software behind autonomous cars will be integrated with the Argo AI team, and the new partnership will collaborat...


Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ) Stock Soars on$2.5B Allergan (AGN) Deal

Allergan said it will pay $56.50 for each share of Zeltiq in a deal it expects to close in the second half of this year. The Pleasanton, Calif., company's share...


EC forecasts United Kingdom growth will slow to 1.5% in 2017

Pierre Moscovici , the EU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, will bring positive news to governments across Europe and the eurozone when he arrives at the press...


Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)

The stock stands -8.83% below the average-price of 50 days and -4.25% compared with the SMA 20. The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.4 percent, Ret...


Melissa McCarthy's is back and super mad as Sean Spicer on 'SNL'

As hilarious (and disturbingly close to reality) as the skit was, one thing is for certain - Trump is not going to like it. Last week, Melissa McCarthy's surp...


The owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons beats as costs fall

The number of Burger King outlets rose 4.9%, or 495 more stores, for the year. The company has been working to expand Tim Hortons' footprint in the US and inter...


Retail inflation slows to 3.17% in January

Howard Archer, chief United Kingdom and European economist at IHS Global Insight, also expects inflation to have reached 1.9 per cent in January, and to climb t...


DuPont and Chemours pay $670M to settle PFOA litigation

Both companies denied any wrongdoing. The deal brings "a sound resolution" for the companies and their Ohio Valley neighbors, said David C. Shelton, General C...


More than 30 dead in tour bus crash

No immediate explanation of the cause of the accident was given. A number of passengers were trapped under the crushed bus, and rescuers used a crane to pry t...


Japan Q4 GDP Growth Boosted by Exports

Highlighting a struggle to ramp up inflation to the Bank of Japan's target of 2%, the GDP deflator - which is a vast gauge of prices, slipped 0.1% in the four...


Media 'drama' around Infosys distracting, says Sikka

The turmoil at Infosys, India's second-largest IT services company, could hurt growth, especially if the tussle between the founders and the management escalate...


Colorado sold more than $1 billion in marijuana in 2016

Monthly sales went over $100 million in eight of the 12 months past year. "Over one billion dollars in marijuana sales that once took place in the underground...


Co-op Bank puts itself up for sale

The bank was rescued by bondholders, including hedge funds, mainly from the United States, who bet that rising interest rates and a cost-cutting turnaround plan...


JB Hi-Fi net profit rises 16 pc $110.4 million

The revenue boost was in no small part due to the acquisition of The Good Guys late a year ago, which contributed $263 million during the half-year. Group und...


Banks surrender on Apple Pay fee fight

Card providers are charged for transactions made using Apple Pay and companies are not allowed to develop individual mobile wallets, which would allow banks to ...


Justice Karnan pulls a no-show in SC today in contempt case

This is the first time in the country's history that seven senior-most Supreme Court judges, led by the Chief Justice of India, convened in open court suo motu...


Labor denies One Nation deal claim

In 2001, then prime minister John Howard insisted One Nation be preferenced last on Liberal how-to-vote cards in the wake of suggestions of racism. Victorian ...


RCOM Q3 consolidated net loss at Rs 531 crore

The consolidated revenue of RCom fell 11 per cent to Rs 4,822 crore in the reported quarter, from Rs 5,420 crore in the corresponding period of the previous fis...


Renault profits move up a gear

Renault said operating profit for 2016 came in at a record €3.28 billion, up 38% from the previous year and modestly ahead of analysts' forecasts of €3 billion....


A+E Networks & Snap Inc. Team To Develop Snapchat Originals

The deal adds to a growing number of collaborations with networks to offer Shows as part of its content lineup on Discover, although the contract Snapchat has...


Cameco Corp (CCO) Receives C$16.83 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

There may be various price targets for a stock. Before Earnings Announcement on 07/28/2016, the firm had its stock price of $10.46. Finally, RBC Capital Markets...


Research Report for: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

The stock is now trading 2.76% above its SMA 50 and 24.34% above its SMA 200. The stock has earnings growth of -75.20% yoy and showed a low EPS growth of -13.20...


ArcelorMittal Profit Jumps 20% as Steel, Iron Prices Rally

The prior result was impacted by exceptional charges of $4.7 billion, which included $0.9 billion with respect to Mining segment goodwill and $3.8 billion prima...


Police officer killed during anti-government protests in Iraq capital

Several rockets fired from inside Baghdad on Saturday struck the capital's Green Zone hours after deadly clashes in the area between police and protesters dem...


Jefferies Group Weighs in on Rio Tinto PLC's FY2017 Earnings (RIO)

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on RIO shares. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 3,220 ($40.18) target price on Rio Tinto plc and gave t...


Overbuying Activity: Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)

Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of International Paper Company from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and raised their price target for the stock from $55.00 ...


Sessions sworn in as US Attorney General after tough grilling

Stewart Baker, a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP who has held government national security positions, said that while Sessions may agree with Trump on immigr...


Hot Stocks Report Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK), The Progressive Corporation (PGR)

Boasting a price of $98.41, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) traded 1.24% higher on the day. Alaska Air Group has a 12 month low of $54.51 and a 12 month high of...


Chinese Soldier Who Crossed Over Border In 1963 To Fly Home

Chinese soldier, Wang Qi, was 23 when he crossed the disputed Indo-China border in 1962 when the two countries had gone to war over it. He finally settled at ...


European Stocks Set To Open Positive On Trump's Tax Reform Plans

Evidence of Chinese growth lifted shares of commodity-related sectors, in particular blue chip mining, across Europe helping regional indexes inch higher back t...


ROE of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) stands at -4

BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,696,499 shares of the company's stock worth $200,889,000 after buying an additional 106,257 shares during the period. The fir...


Woman falls to her death at World Trade Center's Oculus

The head coach says that Santos will be 'dearly missed.' The escalator remained closed for several hours Saturday as Port Authority Police continued their inves...


Trump taunts Dems for letting 'Pocahontas' Warren become 'face of party'

In the midst ofone such meeting-in which he also brought up his ongoing beliefs about voter fraud in the 2016 election-Trump apparently told Democrats that he w...


Insider Trading at New Residential Investment Corp.?

The most recent short interest data show 1.13% of the company's stock are short sold. New Residential Investment Corp .is based in NY. BlackRock Fund Advisors ...


News Corp Boss Blames Aussie Newspapers For Second-Quarter Loss

Chief executive Robert Thomson noted "continued headwinds" in print advertising, but said the company is "especially confident" in its news brands, saying the ...


Dow, S&P and Nasdaq hit fresh record highs as Trump trade resurges

Attention will turn Friday to Shinzo Abe's visit with President Trump, as investors parse reports Japan's prime minister is prepared to offer infrastructure inv...


Brexit could divide Europe, warns Juncker

In the radio program set to air on Sunday, Junker said he fears the coming Brexit talks might easily "divide the other 27 member states without great effort". M...


Brawl breaks out in South African parliament during Zuma's address

EFF leader Julius Malema, once a protege of Zuma's, has been one of the president's fiercest critics. After removal of the heckling deputies, the main opposit...


'Unimaginable' Nuclear Reactor Radiation So Destructive, Not Even Robots Can Survive

A remote-controlled Fukushima cleaning robot had to be removed at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant due to camera problems which most likely caused by h...


Dakota Access Pipeline Developers Linked to 69 Spills in Two Years

Following the start of construction underneath Lake Oahe, the pipeline could be operational in just 60 to 80 days, the Washington Post reported. On Wednesday,...


'No crisis' on Greece bailout deal says eurozone chief

Lindner said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras did not intend to implement agreed reforms, so the strategy needed to be changed. Such a united stance would ...


Ajay Tyagi succeeds UK Sinha as Sebi chief

Tyagi is from the 1984 Himachal Pradesh IAS cadre. Tyagi is a 1984 batch IAS Officer the from Himachal Pradesh cadre and is now Additional Secretary (Investme...


Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Missed Earnings 0 times

In other Cisco Systems news, SVP Karen Walker sold 1,793 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 23rd. Several firms have issue...


Recent analysts Ratings: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of WMT. The company's last traded volume of 11.08 million shares a...


Conte confident Costa will stay at Chelsea for 'a long time'

The guys said to him, 'You're doing it on goal. "When I know you are coming after a good win, it will be relaxing [but] I try to avoid this, to try to find the ...


US Gulf of Mexico rig count falls to 20

Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on shares of Baker Hughes in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. The monthly stock performance comes in at 12...


AMCON takes over Arik, EFCC releases airline boss

Arik has been facing financial challenges for some time even though the management often denied the fact. However, Arik Air's deputy managing director , Ado...