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Author: 0 Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

Infrastructure received a boost with the government injecting up to $5.3 billion into the new Western Sydney airport and $8.4 billion for the 1700km Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail project. With the latest Newspoll showing the government trailing the opposition Labor Party at 52 points to 48 points, the budget contained measures to appease an electorate angry that a surging property market means they are unlikely to achieve the great Australian dream of owning their home.

Business 7 things to know now
Author: 0 7 things to know now

Brown, 13, won best actor in a show for her role as Eleven in Stranger Things , which also won MTV's first show of the year award in Los Angeles on Sunday. This is very meaningful to me - both to be winning the award and to be receiving it from you.in such an inclusive, patient and loving way. Director Bill Condon said in his acceptance: "Thank you to the audience who embraced this movie so much but especially to the women because women are proving that they are a huge and powerful ...

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Author: 0 Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) stock moved with shift of 4.52% in the past week. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 5.64% and Monthly Volatility of 4.40%. In current trading day Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK ) stock confirmed the flow of 1.65% with the final price of $5.55. The company had a trading volume of 61,975,660 shares.

Business Target testing next-day delivery
Author: 0 Target testing next-day delivery

The service is now being tested among company's employees in the Minneapolis area, and the company planned to launch the service more broadly in Minneapolis area this summer. They can fill their virtual cart, and if placed before 1:30 p.m., the order will arrive the next business day. Once the order is complete, the company says the box will be shipped for a low, flat fee from nearby stores.

Author: 0 Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord Amid Infighting

India, the world's fourth-largest carbon emitter with its population of 1.3 billion people, ratified the Paris agreement on climate change to become the 62nd nation to join the deal past year. "But it won't happen without clear, stable policy signals from countries worldwide - in particular, the United States government whose waffling on the Paris Climate Agreement is hugely troubling", she said in a statement.

Business UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position
Author: 0 UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

A sticky legal hang-up has frustrated those advisers who advocate remaining in the pact. French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has told his USA counterpart Donald Trump in a telephone call that he will defend the climate change deal agreed in Paris in 2015, his spokeswoman says.

Business Trump Muslim comments could haunt him in appeal
Author: 0 Trump Muslim comments could haunt him in appeal

Circuit Court of Appeals at a hearing in Seattle. Judge Robert King, named by Democratic former President Bill Clinton, told Wall that Trump has never retracted previous comments about wanting to impose a ban on Muslims. Inside, some 13 judges - the entire Fourth Circuit, minus two judges who recused themselves - fired questions at attorneys about the Muslim ban. "In determining bad faith, don't we get to consider what was actually said here and said very explicitly?" "Particularly ...

Author: 0 Amazon's 'Echo Show' is Alexa with a touchscreen

Last month the retail giant announced the Echo Look , a $199.99 smart camera that ties in with existing Echo's to allow for Alexa to help you pick outfits. Only $50 more for everything the Echo Show promises to offer? To make sure that the user's voice is heard, the Echo Show comes with eight microphones, noise cancellation, and beam-forming technology.

Business Teen 'Owns Up To' Tossing 68-Year-Old Woman In Florida Pool
Author: 0 Teen 'Owns Up To' Tossing 68-Year-Old Woman In Florida Pool

Moments later, a teen picks her up by the waist, before slipping on the floor, sending them both crashing to the ground. A teen is now on house arrest after he was accused of violently throwing a woman into a community pool. James was drenched in water when police arrived, according to the NBC Miami and a police report stated "very frightened and upset". A group gathers around James as someone is heard saying "throw her in" in the background.

Business Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NAT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to Buy
Author: 0 Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NAT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to Buy

The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 2.95% and Weekly Volatility of 5.16%. Finally, Maxim Group reissued a "sell" rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Nordic American Tanker in a research note on Friday, April 21st. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US & global copyright legislation. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at ...

Author: 0 Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip

Over the weekend the pope told reporters aboard the plane returning from a trip to Egypt that he wasn't aware of any request from Trump for a meeting. Senior administration officials said Trump chose Saudi Arabia as his first stop to show the special status of Saudi Arabia and his commitment to improving U.S.

Author: 0 Federal Budget 2017-18: how it affects South Australians

And the country's five biggest banks will also pay with billions of dollars in fees, and higher fines for executives who breach misconduct laws. Morrison said the big banks would not pass-on the levy to their customers, calling for "greater accountability" in the sector, while he said multinationals had for too always been able to avoid paying their fair share of tax to the Australian government.

Business UK's Labour leader says he won't try to reverse Brexit
Author: 0 UK's Labour leader says he won't try to reverse Brexit

She referenced a "Jew cap" in a separate tweet. In all of them, a majority of people voted "Leave" in the Brexit referendum. He will say: "This election isn't about Brexit itself". "This is more about claiming a £37,000 parachute payment than it is about improving Rochdale". And he was introduced by Coronation Street and Broadchurch actress Julie Hesmondhalgh, who told cheering activists that they had a month to ensure that a Labour victory turned the United Kingdom into "a society that ...

Business Syrian refugees in Canada name newborn son Justin Trudeau
Author: 0 Syrian refugees in Canada name newborn son Justin Trudeau

Muhammad and Afraa Bilan arrived as refugees in Montreal with their daughter Naya, 4, and son Nael, 3, after fleeing from Damascus. Afraa Bilan told The Star: "We love this man, we appreciate him". Syrian refugees Muhammad Bilan, pictured, and his wife Afraa have named their child after the country's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . As Canada continues to open its borders to Syrian refugees, who knows? She said: "He got his citizenship before us!" During a photo-op in December 2015, ...

Author: 0 Trudeau: Canada-U.S. relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

As Donald Trump threatens a trade war with our neighbors to the north, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to phone the White House on Tuesday, likely to explain basic economics to the reckless USA president. "But we are also absolutely prepared to fight this out in the courts and we're only going to do a deal that's good for Canada". Resolute, the Canadian lumber firm, denied it is subsidized.

Author: 0 Rough road: Last-place Giants delayed by bus breakdown

After managing only four hits against Reds starter Scott Feldman in the series finale, the Giants probably couldn't wait to get out of town, which made the news that their team bus broke down en route to the airport all the more unfortunate.

Author: 0 Oil prices edge up in anticipation of extended crude output cut

Oil held on to gains yesterday as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said they are prepared to extend production cuts into next year to clear the global surplus. Crude oil will remain under pressure unless OPEC throws a surprise in their next meeting. On the other hand, as producers are cutting down their output, the worry is that the taking up the crude as fast as it has been expected by end-users is not happening.

Business Amazon cuts free shipping minimum to $25 (AMZN, WMT)
Author: 0 Amazon cuts free shipping minimum to $25 (AMZN, WMT)

The matrix of Amazon free shipping programs is complex and depends not more than just the order amount. The new minimum price has been set into motion sometime last week although the exact time is unknown. If you haven't tried it, you can sign up a for a free 30-day trial here . The free shipping wars seem to be heating up again. Merchandise will be delivered in five to eight business days.

Business US Stock ETFs Lose Grip on Record Highs
Author: 0 US Stock ETFs Lose Grip on Record Highs

The broad-based S&P 500 finished up a hair at 2,399.38, while the Nasdaq Composite Index added 1.90 points (0.03 per cent) at 6,102.66. The 10-year US Treasury note's yield, which moves inversely to price, hit its highest point in almost six weeks, adding 0.5 basis points at 2.392 per cent, while the price of gold , another so-called safe-haven asset, dropped 0.5 per cent to an eight-week low at 1,220.29.

Author: 0 1st large Chinese-made passenger jet makes its maiden flight

The narrow-body aircraft took off from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Friday. The 80-minute flight was greeted with applause by more than 1,000 spectators on the tarmac, including Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai and Shanghai Party chief Han Zheng.

Business Car rental company Hertz falls on bigger-than-expected loss
Author: 0 Car rental company Hertz falls on bigger-than-expected loss

On 11/10/2016 Carl C Icahn, Major Shareholder, bought 1,244,831 with an average share price of $28.10 per share and the total transaction amounting to $34,979,751.10. Among 3 analysts covering Telenav ( NASDAQ:TNAV ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. This is compared with a net loss of $52 million during the same period a year ago.

Business Oil prices inch lower as market sentiment turns bearish
Author: 0 Oil prices inch lower as market sentiment turns bearish

The price for July futures of Brent crude oil has increased by 0.81 percent to $49.50 per barrel as of 06:23 (GMT +4). In the research note entitled Oil Nearing Capitulation, Goldman Sachs said there was "growing evidence of the ability of U.S.

Author: 0 Childless Macron not fit to lead, says Le Pen

Opinion polls show that while an overwhelming majority of FN voters back a return to the Franc, about three quarters of French voters want to keep the euro, making it a major hurdle to Le Pen's quest for power. Six officers were hurt during the riots in Paris after police were hit with petrol bombs. Some carried banners protesting both far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron .

Author: 0 Kapil Mishra Allegations: BJP, Congress demand resignation of CM Kejriwal

He said the AAP Political Affairs Committee would decide action over the issue. He had said that he will neither quit Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) nor join BJP. Mishra was removed on Saturday evening after a series of tweets from him promised explosive revelations.Sisodia said it was because his work was not up to the mark, but Mishra said he was edged out after he threatened to reveal big names.

Business Delta apologizes after California family booted from flight
Author: 0 Delta apologizes after California family booted from flight

In yet another airline public relations nightmare , United States carrier Delta Airlines has been forced to apologise to a Californian family who claimed they were kicked off a flight after refusing to give up their baby's seat. However, after they boarded, airline agents told the family that the 2-year-old had to give up the seat for another passenger because the ticket was not in his name.