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Business Australian to send 30 more military advisers to Afghanistan
Author: 0 Australian to send 30 more military advisers to Afghanistan

Forty-two Australian soldiers have been died in Afghanistan since the country joined the U.S. coalition in 2001. There are now ten members of the New Zealand Defence Force in the country, working to train local troops as part of the Afghan National Army Officer Academy.

Author: 0 Range Resources Corp (NYSE:RRC) Technical Fundamentals and Valuation

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust stated it has 492,225 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Burt Wealth accumulated 3 shares. Moreover, Opus Investment Mgmt has 0.24% invested in New Jersey Resources Corp (NYSE:NJR). Range Resources Corp. had a negative return on equity of 13.00% and a negative net margin of 54.13%. It has underperformed by 32.23% the S&P500. 03/30/2017 - Range Resources Corporation was upgraded to " by analysts at UBS.

Business Manchester investigation at 'full tilt' - another arrested today
Author: 0 Manchester investigation at 'full tilt' - another arrested today

Marathon runners pay respect at flower tributes in St Ann's square, before the Great Manchester Run in Manchester , England Sunday, May 28, 2017. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said it was the "responsibility" of governments to minimise the risk of terror by giving police the funding they need, after cuts made while Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May served as interior minister.

Business Man jumps from plane after trying to bite attendant
Author: 0 Man jumps from plane after trying to bite attendant

According to CNN , American Airlines said in a statement that the plane had to return to the gate following a "security incident with a passenger". Sein was escorted back to the Charlotte terminal where he was taken to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment. Authorities are unsure what prompted Sein's commotion because he speaks little English, CNN reports.

Author: 0 Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

The downgrade of one-notch in long term foreign and local currency issuer ratings from Aa3 to A1 arrives at a time when the government of China is grappling with challenges from increased financial risks that stem from many years of stimulus that was credit fueled.

Business Europe can no longer 'completely depend' on America, Merkel says
Author: 0 Europe can no longer 'completely depend' on America, Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday cast doubts on EU's alignment with the United States and Britain, saying Europeans should determine their own destiny. Merkel's warning that the USA can no longer be depended on is evidence that Trump's first foreign trip was a complete disaster for the United States.

Business Dollar Troubles Persist as Yen Gains Amid U.S. Political Turmoil
Author: 0 Dollar Troubles Persist as Yen Gains Amid U.S. Political Turmoil

The British pound GBP= fell 0.25 percent against the dollar , to $1.2931, tumbling after what analysts said was likely a technical selloff. "I would caution that the gold rally has been driven by political news and not necessarily fundamentals", said Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at Oanda.

Author: 0 Can Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) Shock Analysts Again?

Finally, State Street Corp increased its stake in Opko Health by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Equity research analysts have given opinions on where they foresees the stock level. The original version of this story can be read at [[permalink]]. A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Barrington Research maintained Opko Health Inc .

Business America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda
Author: 0 America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda

Oracle went 2-0 while Land Rover BAR, Team New Zealand, Artemis Racing of Sweden and SoftBank Team Japan all went 1-1. Sunday is also America's Cup Endeavour Day, with a special focus on families and children with fun activities and entertainment throughout the day.

Business OPEC could decide to return output to pre-cut levels
Author: 0 OPEC could decide to return output to pre-cut levels

The official said the downfall in global crude prices following the OPEC's meeting in Vienna had come as a shock to him though he expressed hope that, the will of OPEC members will help lift up oil prices in the near future. With rising oil production in the U.S., OPEC and Russian Federation are widely expected to lose some market share to U.S. shale, however, they are anticipated to help their economies as a rise in crude prices would generate more revenues.

Business Trump says firing 'nut job' Comey took off pressure
Author: 0 Trump says firing 'nut job' Comey took off pressure

But he made clear it was not his intention for Trump or other White House officials to use the document to justify firing Comey, which is what they have done. The "nutjob" remarks are not the first things Trump said during his Lavrov meeting that have gained widespread attention. 'I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation.

Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Quarterly Analytical Analysis

About 14.32M shares traded. The move perhaps may have been a result of fellow steel company AK Steel Holding having an investigation on its Middletowns Work worksite closed. C V Starr & Co Inc owns 40,001 shares or 9.82% of their U.S. portfolio. 98,754 are held by Paloma Ptnrs Mngmt. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt owns 93,270 shares.

Business Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives GBX 1870 Average PT from Analysts
Author: 0 Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives GBX 1870 Average PT from Analysts

Analysts await Carter's, Inc. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, down 15.79% or $0.03 from last year's $0.19 per share. CRI's profit will be $35.18 million for 29.35 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 132 ($1.72). The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, June 8.

Author: 0 BA cancels all flights from Heathrow, Gatwick

Last month, Germany's Lufthansa and Air France suffered a global system outage which prevented them from boarding passengers. "We are extremely sorry for the huge inconvenience this is causing our customers and we understand how frustrating this must be, especially for families hoping to get away on holiday".

Business As Trump unravels, so do Fox's ratings
Author: 0 As Trump unravels, so do Fox's ratings

The audience spikes appeared to be driven by a series of news breaks surrounding the government's ongoing investigation into Russian interference with US elections, and suspicion that Trump campaign staffers could have had some involvement.

Business ADM Exec Sees Opportunity to Boost Ag Competition with Border Tax
Author: 0 ADM Exec Sees Opportunity to Boost Ag Competition with Border Tax

The tax has axed a division among Republicans and for a moment it was also troubling manufacturers, although Brad Anderson, the former CEO of Best Buy, and his flip-flop on BAT may be exemplary. "Properly implemented, it is in the best interest of our country for this to be considered", Simon told lawmakers. Juan Luciano, chief executive officer of Archer Daniels Midland Co., the grain-producing giant, said border adjustment would help American farmers sell their crops overseas.

Business Western Cape, SA, declared a disaster area due to drought
Author: 0 Western Cape, SA, declared a disaster area due to drought

Helen Zille said water will be collected by penetrating boreholes to serve hospital and emergency facilities in Cape Town. Michael Mpofu, spokesman for the premier said the disaster zone had been classified as such for three months and could be extended.

Business Schapelle Corby outsmarts the media and switches planes at the last minute
Author: 0 Schapelle Corby outsmarts the media and switches planes at the last minute

But there would be few foreigners in Bali whose deportation involved 275 Denpasar and Kuta police officers in armoured vehicles and the full glare of a hungry media pack. "All that's left is to sign some letters", Pasaribu said, after which she will be handed over to immigration officials at Bali's Ngurah Rai airport.

Author: 0 Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers has died

Gregg Allman , a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band who overcame family tragedy, drug addiction and health problems to become a grizzled elder statesman for the blues music he loved, has died. Gregg , Butch and The Alllman Brothers helped found the Wanee Music Festival at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak FL in 2005. "I've walked onstage with an abscessed tooth and as soon as you get out there, it goes away", the singer said in a 2015 interview with Dan Rather.

Business ONGC Q4 net profit falls 6% at Rs 4340 crore
Author: 0 ONGC Q4 net profit falls 6% at Rs 4340 crore

For the full year 2016-17, the company's profit was up 10.9 per cent at Rs17,900 crore compared with Rs 16,140 crore in the previous year. HPCL shares surged 10 percent after the results. HPCL's Mumbai and Visakh refineries processed the highest ever crude oil of 17.81 mt with a capacity utilisation of 113 per cent in 2016-17 as opposed to a throughput of 17.23 mt in the previous fiscal.

Business Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement
Author: 0 Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement

Ann-Louise Hittle, vice president at energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said the decision in Vienna sent a signal of continued support for oil prices from OPEC which helped USA onshore drillers make plans to further raise their production.

Business FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump
Author: 0 FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

A growing number of key lawmakers in both parties are calling on Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller to detail what specifically his Russian Federation investigation is targeting, with one Democratic senator warning bluntly that failing to do so could jeopardize the criminal probe into President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts

Opec ministers are due at the end of this month to meet in Vienna to discuss the extension of output curbs, seeking to reach agreement among all participating members inside and outside the cartel. Investors also kept a close eye on US crude stockpile data, which is scheduled for release by the Energy Information Administration Wednesday. Traders had anticipated a slightly shorter output cut deal extending to the end of 2017.