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Markets Comcast could make $60 billion cash bid for Fox
Author: 0 Comcast could make $60 billion cash bid for Fox

It's waiting for a federal judge to issue a ruling next month in the Justice Department's challenge to the AT&T-Time Warner merger before making its move, the news organization reports. Indeed, now Comcast is offering 22 billion pounds (about $30 billion) to acquire 61 percent ownership of Sky . It is not clear how receptive he would be to an all-cash offer.

Markets Sensex gains over 100 points; ICICI Bank leads
Author: 0 Sensex gains over 100 points; ICICI Bank leads

This is its highest closing since February 1, 2018 at 35,906.66. The gauge had lost 261.04 points in the previous two sessions. Meanwhile, domestic institutional investors bought shares worth a net Rs 1,084.09 crore, while foreign portfolio investors sold shares worth Rs 1,628.23 crore on Friday, provisional data showed.

Markets Obamacare menu rules go into effect today
Author: 0 Obamacare menu rules go into effect today

More of your favorite restaurants are publishing the amount of calories each food item has on their menus as of May 7. Some fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, have been doing it for years. " FDA is implementing efficient rules to make sure that consumers are provided with some basic information about the nutritional features of food provided both through our nutrition facts label that consumers see on food sold in stores, as well as through the new restaurant menu label ...

Markets Pickup Trucks Smashes into Plane at Baltimore Airport
Author: 0 Pickup Trucks Smashes into Plane at Baltimore Airport

The airline replied to Simon's tweet saying, "Glad to hear everyone made it Safely to BWI, but we truly regret any inconvenience tonight. We will do our best to get you going asap". With this new service addition, Southwest fulfills a major expansion announced last August for SJC that brings 80 added weekly flights this spring.

Markets Capitals Look To End Penguins' Elimination-Game Streak
Author: 0 Capitals Look To End Penguins' Elimination-Game Streak

Now the Jets, who just won their first playoff series in the first round, will have a chance to clinch a spot in their first Western Conference final Monday night in Game 6 back in Winnipeg. Vrana's goal sparked wild celebration, the culmination of a breathtaking full-ice rush from Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin . He leaned down to block a shot in the first period of Game 5, and it went off his hand.

Markets Uber's fatal crash reportedly caused by software that was faultily set up
Author: 0 Uber's fatal crash reportedly caused by software that was faultily set up

The incident led the ride-share company to suspend testing of autonomous vehicles. "The car's sensors detected the pedestrian. but Uber's software decided it didn't need to react right away", the article states. The auto was in autonomous mode, but an operator was inside the vehicle at the time. "In this case, Uber executives believe the company's system was tuned so that it reacted less to such objects".

Author: 0 New York City gas tops to $3 a gallon

The ordinary cost of regular-grade petrol within the USA climbed 7 cents a gallon on $2.90 over the last fourteen days, signaling 10 straight weeks of gains. Tom Kloza, head of energy analysis of Oil Price Information Service, tells A.P. he believes "this will be the most expensive driving season since 2014".

Markets Warren Buffett Just Obliterated Bitcoin in Four Words
Author: 0 Warren Buffett Just Obliterated Bitcoin in Four Words

He stated , "If you buy something like a farm, an apartment house, or an interest in a business..." He had stated in an interview with Yahoo Finance in Omaha, Neb., "There's two kinds of items that people buy and think they're investing,".

Markets ZTE says asked US Commerce Department to suspend business ban
Author: 0 ZTE says asked US Commerce Department to suspend business ban

In addition, the Chinese government has also chose to help ZTE out, going so far as to ask its rival economic superpower to amend the current ban on the firm. Chinese officials questioned a high-level USA delegation to reconsider the banning throughout trade talks in Beijing a week. ZTE had rejected the ban, stating that it threatened its existence.

Markets Nestlé Inks Deal to Sell Starbucks Products World-Wide
Author: 0 Nestlé Inks Deal to Sell Starbucks Products World-Wide

While Starbucks holds the crown in the $13.8 billion USA coffee market, Nescafe and Nespresso hold the top ranks globally, according to Euromonitor. Coffee is popular with younger customers who have grown up with Starbucks. "Nestle is far and away the largest hot drinks company globally, with more in sales than the next five largest hot drinks companies combined", Matthew Barry, an analyst at Euromonitor, said when the tie-up was first mooted on Friday.

Markets Air France survival called into question
Author: 0 Air France survival called into question

Unionised staff are set to walk out for the 14th day on Monday as they press for a 5.1-percent salary increase this year as the company recovers from years of losses and restructuring. "Air France will disappear if it does not make the necessary efforts to be competitive", he said on BFM television. Over the weekend, the French government urged Air France managers and unions to resolve the stand-off.

Author: 0 Research Analysis of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

Change of 6.69% for Merck & Company Inc (new) (NYSE: MRK)'s short interest was registered. MRK underperformed by 26.49% the S&P500. Vnbtrust National Association increased its stake in Friedman Inds Inc (FRD) by 355.96% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Author: 0 Could Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Go Up After Touching 1 Year Low?

Washington Tru Natl Bank reported 1.1% in Prudential plc (LON: PRU ). Prudential Financial, Inc . (NYSE: PRU ) has declined 1.86% since May 3, 2017 and is downtrending. The stock of Prudential plc (LON: PRU ) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, February 3. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup.

Markets China's demand to foreign airlines 'Orwellian nonsense'
Author: 0 China's demand to foreign airlines 'Orwellian nonsense'

Spokesperson Geng Shuang noted that no matter what the US side says, it will not change the fact that there is only one China and that Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are inalienable parts of China. The White House's sharp criticism follows contentious trade talks between senior US and CCP officials last week. "My group just got back from China".

Markets Isha Ambani engaged to Anand Piramal. All the details here!
Author: 0 Isha Ambani engaged to Anand Piramal. All the details here!

Anand and Isha have been friends for long and their families have shared a strong friendship for over four decades, the sources said. For those who don't know, Aksha Ambani proposed to diamantaire Russell Mehta's youngest daughter Shloka Mehta earlier this year.

Markets Israel withdraws from race for Security Council…
Author: 0 Israel withdraws from race for Security Council…

Israel has been seeking a temporary seat on the Security Council since 2000. On Friday, Israel withdrew from the race for two seats on the U.N. Security Council, leaving the other runners, Belgium and Germany, uncontested. Of the five open seats one must go to Africa, one for Asia-Pacific, one for Latin America and the Caribbean, and two to Western Europe and others. All the 193 members of the United Nations will, however, vote for the non-permanent members of the Council, even though the ...

Markets That first Big Mac was so good he's had 30000 of them
Author: 0 That first Big Mac was so good he's had 30000 of them

Somewhat miraculously, Gorske says his cholesterol and blood pressure are normal despite having eaten at least one of the 540-calorie fast food burgers nearly every day for the past four decades. Gorske said he is still in good health despite the fact that the burgers are far from healthy. "At my last medical check-up I had low cholesterol and my blood pressure was ideal".

Markets Air France-KLM boss steps down as staff reject pay offer
Author: 0 Air France-KLM boss steps down as staff reject pay offer

The news came as a surprise and plunged the airline into turmoil, according to a Reuters report . Air France shares fell earlier Friday after the company announced the strikes had already cost the airline at least 300 million euros ($359,000).

Markets Attendant accused of disrupting flight to North Dakota was drunk
Author: 0 Attendant accused of disrupting flight to North Dakota was drunk

Trans States Airlines said the flight attendant was "being held out of service". "Drunk or stoned stewardess endangered everybody's lives", tweeted a passenger after exiting the plane . Following the incident, on Thursday, a spokeswoman for United in an emailed statement said that the airline apologized "for any inconvenience or distress this may have caused".

Markets Trump's political theatre on Iran's nuke programme
Author: 0 Trump's political theatre on Iran's nuke programme

This Nero business may have been fake news - after all, the fiddle didn't exist in ancient Rome - but there is nothing fake about the three likely consequences of any collapse of the Iran nuclear deal . The end state to Trump's approach on Iran could very well be war. "If the United States breaks an worldwide agreement backed by UN Security Council resolutions, it will be the United States that should suffer the consequences".