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Author: 0 Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

The film was described by the Cannes jury, overseen by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, as "clever, witty and funny" and dealing with "important questions". Ones that are proactive, have their own agencies, don't just react to the men around them. The runner-up Grand Prix award went to BPM (Beats Per Minute ), Robin Campillo's electrifying early-'90s AIDS history chronicling the early days of Act Up Paris and its guerilla tactics against the pharmaceutical companies as well as ...

Business Consumer confidence slips in May but still at high level
Author: 0 Consumer confidence slips in May but still at high level

US consumers were slightly less confident in May for the second straight month, but they remain bullish by historical measures. The U.S. consumer confidence drop to a still-robust 117.9 from 119.4 (was 120.3) in April and a 16-year high of 124.9 in March left the measure well above prior readings of 116.1 in February and 111.6 in January.

Business Amtrak eyes outage that strands Long Island Rail Road trains
Author: 0 Amtrak eyes outage that strands Long Island Rail Road trains

Amtrak owns and operates the station and surrounding tracks and equipment. Both trains, carrying more than 1,000. Below are the preliminary changes to Amtrak's weekday schedule in effect from July 10 - September 1: Acela Express: No changes Northeast Regional Service: Three round trip trains (six total trains) between New York City and Washington, D.C.

Author: 0 US consumer spending, incomes grew solidly in April

The economic data indicates U.S. domestic demand is firming up, strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again in June. The U.S. economy is expected to have added 175,000 jobs in May, while the unemployment rate is forecast to hold at 4.4%, according to FactSet estimates.

Business Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art
Author: 0 Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art

It faces the famous " Charging Bull " statue. Di Modica has criticized " Fearless Girl " before, saying that placing the statue in front of his bull unfairly implicated his creation . "I made it in a couple hours and it looks like that as well", Gardega said. "You call this art?" a woman, who was not identified, told the paper.

Author: 0 Amazon's stock tops $1000 for the first time

The stock reached above the $1,000 mark for the first time in its trading history. Prime memberships help lock in loyalty, which is critical as competitors such as Wal-Mart enhance their e-commerce offerings to slow Amazon's momentum. Meanwhile, rival technology giant Alphabet is not too far behind. Only seven USA stocks are trading above that milestone, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices, but three generate very little trading activity.

Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally takes home Harvard degree after 12 years!

If you're wondering what he actually had to say and not still laughing at the fake headlines above, he banged on about how robots and automation are probably going to have a big impact on jobs. A new social contract is needed, he said , that explores universal income, affordable child care and a health care system where citizens are not tied to one employer; topics to be considered amid "a battle of ideas" between those who support globalization and those who shy away from it.

Author: 0 Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

In a separate tweet Tuesday, Trump also said Russian officials are probably "laughing" at the USA amid continued reports about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "The times when we could fully rely on others are to a certain extent over", she said at an event in Munich. Those comments, which caused shock in Washington, vented Europe's frustration with Trump on climate policy in particular.

Author: 0 US conducts successful missile intercept test

The interceptor struck the mock warhead as it traveled outside the Earth's atmosphere. The success of Tuesday's test is a watershed moment for the United States military's effort to establish an effective - though limited - ground-based defense against ICBMs.

Author: 0 Exelon plans to close Three Mile Island nuclear plant

Exelon and other nuclear power plant owners have made the pitch to states that zero-carbon nuclear plants are better suited than natural gas or coal to fight climate change. The Pennsylvania Nuclear Caucus , a group of lawmakers who want to keep the state's five nuclear plants operating, will face stiff opposition from the natural gas lobby, according to Pourreza.

Business Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry
Author: 0 Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry

Those were in 2012... He added: "Now of course we continue to check records going back and the Home Secretary announced (on Monday) that the security service are going to review what they knew as well". The public have been asked not to approach the case but contact police immediately on 999 if they see it. A United Kingdom government official had previously been quoted by the BBC as saying Abedi was one of a "pool" of former subjects of interest whose risk remained "subject to review" ...

Author: 0 Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Buy Rating for Helical PLC (HLCL)

The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities on Monday, May 15 with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by TheStreet on Wednesday, July 22. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 420 ($5.46) price target on shares of Dixons Carphone PLC in a report on Friday, April 28th.

Business Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant
Author: 0 Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Destinee Mangum , who was on the train with a friend wearing a Muslim head scarf, said in a video posted on CNN's website on Monday that she did not know the men and thanked them for putting their lives on the line. "Tell everyone on this train I love them", Namkai-Meche told Macy as paramedics prepared to take him away. Also, he failed to mention that the incident could be a hate crime and that the attacker was a known white supremacist .

Author: 0 Trump Administration Formally Launches Bid to Renegotiate NAFTA

The letter says the Americans intend to initiate talks "as soon as practicable", but no earlier than 90 days from this notice, as required by current USA trade law. In a letter to House and Senate leaders regarding this renegotiation, Lighthizer indicated that he would also "consult closely with Congress" in developing US negotiating positions.

Business Bargain Hunter Investor Update on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)
Author: 0 Bargain Hunter Investor Update on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 40.87 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.27, Consequently Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE: CHK)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.95%, 4.71% respectively. "( CHK ) Short Interest Update" was first posted by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global copyright ...

Author: 0 Oil prices climb on hopes output cuts will be extended

This afternoon, whiplashed investors are once again sharing optimism as the time for the cut extension draws nearer. The markets remain oversupplied with oil even after the efforts taken by top producers such as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to extend output cuts, reported a national news portal.

Business South African ruling party debates fate of president
Author: 0 South African ruling party debates fate of president

Sources in the ANC have told Eyewitness News that Zuma directly addressed the Gauteng ANC, telling the provincial party he knows they hate him and that's fine by him but that people on the ground in the province don't hate him. The move was supported by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and his deputy Joe Phaahla, axed tourism minister Derek Hanekom and NEC member Sue van der Merwe, according to sources.

Author: 0 Oil prices rise on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Oil traders were surprised by the strong wording of the announcement, though it remained to be seen whether all countries participating in the deal would agree with the Saudi-Russian stance. OPEC's six-month oil production cuts expire in June, and the thought had been that the group would extend cuts for another six months at its meeting May 25 in Vienna.

Business After the hunger strike
Author: 0 After the hunger strike

The hunger strike ended on the eve of the month-long Muslim fast of Ramadan, which commenced Saturday. The number of Palestinians detained in Israeli prisons are estimated at over 6,000 including 29 imprisoned before the Oslo Accords in 1993, according to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa.

Author: 0 Encana Corp (ECA) Rating Reiterated by Scotiabank

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on ECA. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company.

Author: 0 Palestinian Prisoners in Israel End Hunger Strikes After Main Demands Met

About 750 had stopped striking during the 40 day period and 18 were being treated in hospital. In a statement, the Prisons Service said that most of the terrorists who were "officially" on a hunger strike and declared that they would eat again had actually broken their fasts weeks ago.

Author: 0 Hoyer: 'Abdication of American Leadership' Not To Back Climate Deal

The president's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, chimed in to say that the president's decision about whether to remain in the agreement would ultimately be based on what's best for the United States, to which Cohn concurred. "By expanding markets for innovative clean technologies, the agreement generates jobs and economic growth", business leaders wrote in a recent ad published in major newspapers.