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Markets Broadcom drops bid for Qualcomm after Trump's intervention
Author: 0 Broadcom drops bid for Qualcomm after Trump's intervention

Mr. Trump pre-emptively blocked the purchase on Monday, citing national security concerns . "Although we are disappointed with this outcome, Broadcom will comply with the Order", The company said in a statement . "Broadcom's Board of Directors and management team sincerely appreciate the significant support we received from the Qualcomm and Broadcom stockholders throughout this process".

Markets Kudlow Has 'Very Good Chance' at Taking Cohn's Job
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Kudlow, a CNBC contributor, is a long-time friend and informal adviser to Trump. Kudlow has also publicly disagreed with the tariffs. Cramer said today on CNBC that his former co-host was "the leading contender" for the post , that he had spoken to Trump and would "absolutely" take the position if offered.

Markets United States trading partners, businesses predict tariffs will backfire
Author: 0 United States trading partners, businesses predict tariffs will backfire

Retaliatory tariffs placed on USA products could impact 11 states where exports account for more than 10 percent of gross domestic product. Zhong said China would continue to "relax market access" to China and said China would also attach greater importance to intellectual property right, another point of tension with the U.S.

Markets Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid
Author: 0 Emanuel pulls Chicago out of World Cup bid

NDP was unable to reach an agreement to participate in this unprecedented chance to promote the province", he said. If the bid is successful, and Vancouver is selected as a host city, BC Place could host as many as five games during the tournament.

Markets Afrin siege ring to be completed 'tonight': Erdogan
Author: 0 Afrin siege ring to be completed 'tonight': Erdogan

Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. The "Olive Branch" Turkish military operation started on January 20 with the aim of ousting the YPG , a Kurdish militia that controls most of northern Syria under the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) umbrella organization, which is integrated by leftists Arab, Armenian, Syrian, Kurdish and other ethnic minorities' militias.

Markets Prudential to spin off M&G business
Author: 0 Prudential to spin off M&G business

The company says M&G Prudential will be an "independent, capital-efficient UK & Europe savings and investment provider", headquartered and premium-listed in London. The transaction has been initially set up as a reinsurance contract and is expected to lead to a transfer of the portfolio by the end of 2019. The group will also sell £12bn of its shareholder annuity portfolio to Rothesay Life as part of its strategy to de-risk the business.

Markets Bills Move Up in First Round by Trading Cordy Glenn to Bengals
Author: 0 Bills Move Up in First Round by Trading Cordy Glenn to Bengals

The Bills will no hold the 12th and 22nd overall picks in the first round along with multiple second and third round picks in the 2018 Draft. In return, Buffalo will get Cincinnati's first-round pick, which is the 12th overall selection. Of course, this trade could turn into a disaster for the Bengals if Glenn doesn't return to his pre-2016 form. If Glenn is healthy, he could be the anchor at left tackle the Bengals need.

Markets Toys R Us jobs to go as it confirms 'controlled store closures'
Author: 0 Toys R Us jobs to go as it confirms 'controlled store closures'

In an email to ABC7 News, a spokesperson for Toys R Us said the retailer had no comment at this time. But up to 200 USA stores could be spared, according to CNBC: the news outlet has reported that Toys "R" Us is exploring a deal to sell its healthier Canadian business, plus its 200 best USA stores to a buyer, with the new entity run from Canada.

Markets 49ers Agree To Deals With McKinnon, Richburg
Author: 0 49ers Agree To Deals With McKinnon, Richburg

This hefty sum also indicates the 49ers view him as a lead back. McKinnon will be the teams new lead back, with Carlos Hyde out of the picture. With Dalvin Cook on injured reserve, McKinnon split the backfield duties with Latavius Murray .

Markets Adam Hall wins bronze at the PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games
Author: 0 Adam Hall wins bronze at the PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games

When Brian McKeever looks back at the race that made him Canada's most decorated winter Paralympian , he'll remember it as one of his most hard. As the world's premier sports timekeeper, the brand will be deployed across all venues and will rely on its historic expertise and modern innovation to complete the job.

Markets YouTube tackles conspiracy videos by adding Wikipedia info
Author: 0 YouTube tackles conspiracy videos by adding Wikipedia info

Facebook launched a similar experiment in which it added context from fact checkers to known fake news articles. Expect to see the feature appear in other popular internet conspiracy theory videos, including those that look at chem trials, vaccinations, 9/11, and flat earth claims.

Markets Dog Dies After Flight Attendant Orders It Placed In Overhead Bin
Author: 0 Dog Dies After Flight Attendant Orders It Placed In Overhead Bin

The airline said it had seen an 84% increase since 2016 in incidents involving improperly trained animals, including urination, defecation, and attacks on passengers and crew members. Gremminger told the travel blog One Mile at a Time: "By the end of the flight, the dog was dead". Though overhead storage bins are not completely sealed, air may not flow as freely there.

Markets All-party meet at Kejriwal's residence to discuss sealing drive in Delhi
Author: 0 All-party meet at Kejriwal's residence to discuss sealing drive in Delhi

BJP boycotted. Notably, a "bandh" is being observed on Tuesday by the traders in the national capital in protest against the sealing drive. Delhi Police had last week told a court that during interrogation, Jain disclosed that AAP MLAs Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan surrounded the chief secretary and saw them assaulting him at Kejriwal's residence.

Markets Amazon Recalls Six AmazonBasics Power Banks
Author: 0 Amazon Recalls Six AmazonBasics Power Banks

AmazonBasics is not only very lucrative for Amazon, it's become a trusted brand shoppers turn to when they want a reliable accessory. The 260,000 affected units include the following mAh capacity models: 16,100 / 10,000 / 5,600 / 3,000 / 2,000.

Markets The £3000 houses that can be downloaded and printed in 24 hours
Author: 0 The £3000 houses that can be downloaded and printed in 24 hours

New Story previously worked to build low-priced houses in Haiti, where other construction efforts failed after the 2010 natural disaster. According to New Story, the construction process produces no waste and the homes themselves are able to withstand harsh climates and other constraints such as limited water, power and labour.

Markets SBI cut down minimum balance charges by up to 75%
Author: 0 SBI cut down minimum balance charges by up to 75%

The State Bank of India closed almost 41.16 lakh savings accounts between April-January in the current fiscal year for not maintaining the average monthly balance, an RTI query revealed on Tuesday. "The bank has always focused on keeping the interests of its customers first and this is one of our many efforts towards fulfilling customers' expectations", he said.

Markets Tata Sons To Offload TCS shares Worth $1.25 Billion
Author: 0 Tata Sons To Offload TCS shares Worth $1.25 Billion

Parent Tata Sons raised 90 billion rupees ($1.39 billion) from an enlarged block of shares in flagship TCS, IFR reported, citing people with knowledge of the sale. The conglomerate has been planning to raise its ownership over time in five of its largest businesses including Tata Chemicals Ltd. and Tata Steel Ltd., Bloomberg News reported past year.

Markets Dicks Sporting Goods Inc Stock Hit Hard by Revenue Miss, Comparable Sales
Author: 0 Dicks Sporting Goods Inc Stock Hit Hard by Revenue Miss, Comparable Sales

Group One Trading Lp decreased Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd (Put) stake by 34,300 shares to 2,400 valued at $90,000 in 2017Q3. Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods have fallen more than 30% from a year ago. Therefore 44% are positive. Cantor Fitzgerald has "Buy" rating and $8500 target. (NYSE: DKS ) on Friday, August 11 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Conviction Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, July 22.

Markets Drop in Rig Count Gives Early Boost to Prices
Author: 0 Drop in Rig Count Gives Early Boost to Prices

At 0820 GMT, May WTI Crude Oil is trading $61.19, down $0.14 or -0.23% and June Brent Crude Oil is at $64.65, down $0.14 or -0.22%. Despite the lower rig count, which is an early indicator of future output, activity remains much higher than a year ago when, when just 617 rigs were active, and most analysts expect United States crude oil production, which has already risen by over a fifth since mid-2016, to 10.37 million barrels per day (bpd), to rise further.