Thursday March 23-rd, 2017

Lebanon: Hariri Presents Cabinet More than a Month after Designation

He has considerable political experience: In 2005, he was appointed as administrative reforms minister in the government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora and he was a state minister in Hariri's' 2009 government. New portfolios include an anti-corrupti...

US Looks Forward to Working with Lebanon's New Government - State Dept.

Ban's spokesman. The new government will feature Lebanon's first "minister of state for women's affairs", a welcome development in a country where women have little representation in politics. Ban congratulated Prime Minister Saad Hariri and highli...

You still have time to sign up for Obamacare You still have time to sign up for Obamacare

In the meantime, the number signing up for individual coverage is ahead of projections and defying predictions by health insurance industry executives that enrollment might even dip for 2017 compared to the first three years. The deadline to enroll t...

Canadian tourist among 5 dead in shooting in Jordan

The statement said large amounts of weapons had been seized. Please Wait while comments are loading. "It said police officers also came under fire in two separate attacks in the city", NPR's Jane Arraf reports for our Newscast unit. Prime Minister ...

Behind the bid for Sky is a less powerful Murdoch empire

The agreement values Sky shares at £10.75 each - just less than £1 under the £9.85 they are now trading at on the London Stock Market - and the overall business at £18.5 billion. "The enhanced capabilities of the combined company will be underpinned ...

Analysts Advise About Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Analysts Advise About Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

They noted that the move was a valuation call. 08/31/2016 - Express Scripts Holding Company had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Leerink Swann. The business earned $25.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus ...

BC offers interest-free down-payment loans

The 25-year loan will be interest-free for the first five years and set at the market rate for the remainder of the loan. "I firmly believe that the dream of home ownership must stay within the reach of the middle class", Clark said. The program is...

Santa's story about dying child is in doubt

The News Sentinel emphasized that it can not say the story is false, but that it can not stand by the veracity of the story given its inability to confirm that it is true. Schmitt-Matzen, a mechanical engineer who heads his own manufacturing compan...

Cuba try to pay £222 million cold war debt off in rum Cuba try to pay £222 million cold war debt off in rum

Zurovec said his government is weighing the offer but would prefer at least partial repayment in cash. Cuba's debt with the former nation of Czechoslovakia dates back to the Cold War when both states were communist allies. Cuban officials were not ...

Instinet indicated Xenia Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:XHR) as 'Buy'

Zacks Investment Research upgraded Host Hotels & Resorts from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday. The market capitalization of the company is at $13.87 Billion. Now shares have been suggested as BUY from 0 brokerage firms and...

Attention shoppers: Friday is 'Free Shipping Day' Attention shoppers: Friday is 'Free Shipping Day'

Penney jcp and Barnes & Noble bks . Last-minute shoppers can get free shipping on on-line orders until midnight Friday. There are a few retailers who will offer free shipping even through next week. Many retailers also offer free in-store pick...

Demonetisation anger: Black flags shown to RBI Governor, Urjit Patel

Banerjee, whose party Trinamool Congress is at the forefront of protests against demonetisation, had recently criticised Patel for being silent on people's suffering due to Centre's move. Farmers of our nation are going through a never seen before tr...

Guardiola 'sad' as Gundogan set for knee surgery Guardiola 'sad' as Gundogan set for knee surgery

Gundogan will be treated at Dr. Ramon Cugat's clinic in Barcelona in the coming days and is likely to miss the rest of the season, although Guardiola says there is now no official estimate regarding a return date. "We are sad for Ilkay". A lot. But i...

Euro en route to parity with the mighty United States dollar Euro en route to parity with the mighty United States dollar

Fresh economic forecasts, the first since Trump won the November 8 election on promises of tax cuts and increased infrastructure spending, showed policymakers shifting their outlook to one of slightly faster growth, lower unemployment and inflation j...

Cuba proposes to use rum to pay back Czech debt

The Czech Finance Ministry has yet to make a final sum of debts, but ministry spokesman Michal Zurovec said Cuba proposed to pay back $276 million to the Czech Republic from the time both countries were under Communist rule. In the 1970s and 1980s, C...

Google self-driving vehicle unit to become Waymo

The new company, headed by X alumni John Krafcik , is charged with turning the self-driving vehicle technology that Google has been developing behind closed doors into a viable business for the future. In the short term Waymo's cars will feature s...

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox gets Sky backing for bid Murdoch's 21st Century Fox gets Sky backing for bid

Fox CEO James Murdoch, 44, was Sky's CEO from 2003 to 2007. The two companies, which disclosed a tentative agreement on December 9, now must withstand a gauntlet of scrutiny from politicians, regulators and minority shareholders to seal the deal.

Punch Taverns gets two takeover approaches Punch Taverns gets two takeover approaches

The group, which has more than 3,500 pubs across the United Kingdom, said it was in advanced discussions with Patron Capital Advisers about a potential 174p a share offer. Punch shares were trading on Wednesday morning at about 129.4p, giving it a ma...

Pacific Consortium makes firm £4.4bn bid for Tatts Group Pacific Consortium makes firm £4.4bn bid for Tatts Group

Tatts said it has not formed a view on the bid from Pacific Consortium - which comprises First State Super, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Macquarie Corporoate Holdings - and has maintained its support for the Tabcorp me...

Seaport Global Securities Lowers Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO) to Neutral

Its Target Price was fixed at 27.84 at an IPO Date of 2/8/1990. Finally, KLR Group upgraded shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from an accumulate rating to a buy rating and increased their price objective for the company from $44.00 to $47.00 in a report on...

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