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Economy Chief minister of eastern Indian state of Bihar returns to power
Author: 0 Chief minister of eastern Indian state of Bihar returns to power

Addressing a press conference, visibly infuriated Lalu said, " Nitish Kumar is greedy for power, he has betrayed the people of Bihar and India". This could be a flawless case of opportunism by Nitish Kumar or maybe his conscience did not allow him to form the government and so he made a decision to part ways, whatever be the case, the break-up of the "Mahagatbandhan" for sure is a body blow for the anti-BJP alliance for the General Elections in 2019.

Economy Drugs giants ink $8.5B pact to develop joint cancer treatments
Author: 0 Drugs giants ink $8.5B pact to develop joint cancer treatments

As a secondary endpoint, although not formally tested, Imfinzi monotherapy also would not have met a pre-specified threshold of progression-free survival benefit, the company added. The study data released today showed that combined treatment didn't improve progression free survival (PFS) when compared with platinum-based standard-of-care (SoC) in patients whose tumors express PD-L1 on at least 25% of their cancer cells.

Economy Lloyds Banking Interim Profit Rises, Hikes Interim Dividend
Author: 0 Lloyds Banking Interim Profit Rises, Hikes Interim Dividend

The Financial Conduct Authority has been investigating the issue. "It will depend upon where those future volumes (of complaints) go", he said. Mortgage lender Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay out £238 million in compensation to customers who experienced unfair late payment fees and unsustainable repayment plans.

Economy Sydney police kill suspected robber in main train station
Author: 0 Sydney police kill suspected robber in main train station

They asked him to put the scissors down. "If they didn't shoot him, he would attack them with the scissors he was holding", he said. Police acting assistant commissioner Mark Walton , said: "A critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man during a confrontation with police".

Author: 0 US New-Home Sales Edged Higher in June

Sales of new USA homes rose slightly in June, hitting their highest level in three months, as demand for housing remained stiff, according to government data released Wednesday. This represents a supply of 5.4 months at the current sales rate. Apr (Prev) Actual Units Sold 55 57 58 55 57 Sales Prices: Mean 379.5 381.4 406.4 368.6 367.7 Median 310.8 324.3 345.8 309.5 310.2 Note-Actual number of new single-family units sold is not seasonally adjusted.

Economy Taco Bell And Lyft Want You To Crave Them
Author: 0 Taco Bell And Lyft Want You To Crave Them

The next time you get a hankering for tacos on your Lyft ride home, you won't have to wait long. Fast food chain #Taco Bell has partnered with ride-sharing company #lyft to cater to its largest demography of customers - the drunk or club hoppers.

Author: 0 United Nations chief warns peace at risk in Central African Republic

Two Moroccan peacekeepers, including an officer, were killed in January after their patrol came under attack from the Christian Anti-balaka rebel group. "If allowed to continue, the prevailing situation risks undermining the hard-won gains achieved towards lasting peace", he said in a statement. Vehicle descended into civil war in 2013 following removal of Christian President François Bozizé by Muslim armed group, Seleka.

Economy Yes Bank first-quarter net profit beats estimates; bad loan ratio falls
Author: 0 Yes Bank first-quarter net profit beats estimates; bad loan ratio falls

Meanwhile, acquiring the digital payments platform would mean that Axis Bank would also get access to about 20 million Freecharge customers and well as a million online and offline sellers. Shares of Yes Bank closed with a gain of early 7 percent on the back of strong June quarter results. Bandhan Bank has generated the net profit up to ₹327 crore during the first quarter of the current financial year as compared to the same period previous fiscal.

Economy USA crude oil, gasoline stocks fall sharply
Author: 0 USA crude oil, gasoline stocks fall sharply

US crude stocks fell sharply last week as refineries boosted output, while gasoline inventories increased and distillate stocks decreased, data from industry group the American Petroleum Institute showed on Tuesday. Chinese customs data has revealed that the world's second-largest consumer of crude oil imported 8.55 million bpd during the first half of the year, or 212 million tons in total - a 13.8-percent annual increase.

Economy Oil Tankers Association goes on countrywide strike
Author: 0 Oil Tankers Association goes on countrywide strike

Tanker owners were protesting against police corruption and a new safety push by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority following a fuel tanker explosion that killed 216 people in June. "Our talks with government have failed and the strike will go on", APOTA chairman Yousuf Shahwani said after attending the meeting co-chaired by the secretary petroleum and the Ogra chairperson.

Economy Axis becomes first Indian bank to acquire digital payments
Author: 0 Axis becomes first Indian bank to acquire digital payments

This will also double the customer base of the bank, said Jairam Sridharan , chief financial officer of the bank. Axis Bank expects regulatory clearances to the deal in two months. Freecharge rivals, Paytm and Mobikwik were also in the race of acquisition of the online payment portal. While many banks such as SBI, HDFC, ICICI, Kotak Mahindra and others have made great strides in the digital payment space with their own apps, this is the first time where a bank has openly made the move to ...

Economy Samsung reports record $9.7 billion profit, buoyed by a 'memory super cycle'
Author: 0 Samsung reports record $9.7 billion profit, buoyed by a 'memory super cycle'

The company's chip business posted an operating profit of 8.03 trillion won, soaring from 2.64 trillion won posted a year earlier, on the back of the rising demand for server DRAMs and SSD products. Less than a year ago, the company's fire-prone Note 7 had to be recalled, costing the company more than $5 billion. That fiasco cost Samsung more than $5 billion previous year.

Economy HTC working with Qualcomm to make second standalone Vive VR headset
Author: 0 HTC working with Qualcomm to make second standalone Vive VR headset

Neither HTC or Qualcomm had much to share about what exactly there was to expect from the standalone Vive coming to either USA or China, though details on Qualcomm's 835 reference VR headset likely offer some perspective. "Snapdragon 835 is created to deliver superior VR experiences without the need for wires or a separate PC", added Hugo Swart, senior director of product management at Qualcomm.

Economy Ford beats on second-quarter earnings (F)
Author: 0 Ford beats on second-quarter earnings (F)

Shares in Ford slumped this afternoon, with better-than-expected second quarter earnings failing to soothe investor concerns about a lowering of full-year pre-tax profit forecasts. Europe and Asia Pacific were also profitable. Pretax profit for Ford Credit was $619 million, a 55 percent increase over the same quarter previous year.

Economy Coca-Cola profit beats on demand for healthier drinks
Author: 0 Coca-Cola profit beats on demand for healthier drinks

Stock investors purchased 7,553 call options on the stock. Several analysts have released their opinion on The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. This dividend amount was represent a yeild of $3.42. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s payout ratio is 103.50%. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S.

Economy Economic growth comes in at 0.3% for Q2
Author: 0 Economic growth comes in at 0.3% for Q2

That's in line with warnings from the International Monetary Fund after it downgraded expectations for U.K economic growth to 1.7 percent this year from 2 percent. Sterling slipped against the United States dollar and euro following the release, tracking 1.30 and 1.12 respectively. Other contributors included retail trade, which improved after a dip in the first quarter as well as growth in film production and distribution.

Economy Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Warning Earns Mark Zuckerberg's Ire: It's 'Pretty Irresponsible'
Author: 0 Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Warning Earns Mark Zuckerberg's Ire: It's 'Pretty Irresponsible'

Recently, things heated up with two prominent figures taking bites out of each other with Elon Musk saying Mark Zuckerberg has "limited understanding" of AI. The founder of the social network said that serious concern and regulating artificial intelligence are needed to protect the future of the human race before artificial intelligence becomes a mass phenomenon.

Economy New Girl Scout Badges Promote STEM and Outdoor Programs
Author: 0 New Girl Scout Badges Promote STEM and Outdoor Programs

The organization announced Tuesday it's adding 23 new badges related to science, technology, engineering, math and the outdoors. "For a lot of girls, they need to have that hands-on experience so they feel confident". Acevedo is an engineer herself , having worked at NASA's jet propulsion lab before becoming a tech executive, and she credits her time as a Girl Scout for sparking her interest in science.

Economy Govt unveiling plans to STOP sales of petrol and diesel cars TODAY
Author: 0 Govt unveiling plans to STOP sales of petrol and diesel cars TODAY

The Government is concerned that motorists were encouraged to buy diesel vehicles under Labour more than a decade ago because of concerns at the time over carbon emissions. "Air pollution is poisoning our children and leading to causing avoidable deaths across the country". Ministers are also to unveil a £255m fund to help councils tackle pollution from diesel vehicles, as part of £3bn spending on air quality.

Economy Nielsen Adds Youtube TV and Hulu To TV Ratings
Author: 0 Nielsen Adds Youtube TV and Hulu To TV Ratings

More and more viewers are making the switch from cable to OTT services as well as using digital subscription services such as Hulu, Sling, Amazon, and YouTube TV instead of switching on their television set. Nielsen's addition to Hulu and YouTube TV to its TV ratings comes after the company's Total Audience product made changes amid criticism from programmers.

Economy New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan
Author: 0 New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan

The plan would require about $800 million in additional funding to address the main causes of delays, which Lhota identifies as aging infrastructure, a record volume of customers, and a lack of capital investment. Then there's the question of how to pay for it. Lhota is right to suggest the state and city split the $836 million bill to fix the subway system - $456 million in operating funds and $380 million in capital investment.

Economy United Nations condemns attacks on IDPs camps in Borno
Author: 0 United Nations condemns attacks on IDPs camps in Borno

The agency said 15 other IDPs were wounded when a male suicide bomber infiltrated one of the camps and detonated the explosive strapped to his body. " We just had the fourth one this (Monday) morning and we are heading there to evacuate the casualties , " he said.

Economy PDP faults APC Governors' visit to Buhari in London
Author: 0 PDP faults APC Governors' visit to Buhari in London

Governor Okorocha explained during an appearance on Channels Television's Politics Today that in Buhari's absence, there was a lot of confusion and speculations about his health and it took the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, who visited the President on July 11, to reassure Nigerians that the President was in good spirits.

Economy AT&T shares up nearly 3 percent after earnings beat
Author: 0 AT&T shares up nearly 3 percent after earnings beat

Shares of AT&T Inc. rose Tuesday after the company's second-quarter profit and revenue beat industry analysts' projections. AT&T's stock was up almost 3 percent after the announcement. Total business wireline revenue was $7.4 billion, down 5.9 percent year over year. It's bundles like this that are helping the carrier attract new - and hold onto - existing customers in the "the most competitive environment we've ever seen", John Stephens, AT&T's senior executive vice president and CFO said.

Economy Mini to launch new fully electric model by 2019
Author: 0 Mini to launch new fully electric model by 2019

BMW, who have owned the Mini marque as part of the acquisition of Rover from British Aerospace in 1994, stated the Cowley plant will only require minor alterations to the assembly line as the exterior of the auto is essentially the same as models already under production at the site, which produces all but two of the current Mini range - the other two being made in the Netherlands.

Economy Consumer Confidence Grew in July
Author: 0 Consumer Confidence Grew in July

An index tracking household attitudes about the present economic situation rose to 147.8 in July from a month earlier, while the index tracking expectations about the future increased to 103.3. Economists follow these surveys on the basis that an increase in optimism should translate into increased consumer spending. USA consumers gained confidence this month, with more Americans pleased by current conditions and more hopeful about the future.

Economy Pacific NorthWest LNG will not proceed
Author: 0 Pacific NorthWest LNG will not proceed

I would also like to acknowledge the Pacific NorthWest LNG project team for all of their dedication and hard work". The project also faced economic headwinds, with 18 gas export proposals in the province in limbo amid a global glut and plunging prices.

Economy Should You Listen?: United States Steel Corporation (X)
Author: 0 Should You Listen?: United States Steel Corporation (X)

According to Zacks , analysts expect that AK Steel Holding Corporation will report full-year earnings of $0.66 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.37 to $0.92. Shares of United States Steel are higher midday, but well off their February high of $41.73 a share. If you are viewing this piece of content on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark and copyright law.

Economy Meeder Asset Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 755 Domino's Pizza Inc (DPZ)
Author: 0 Meeder Asset Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 755 Domino's Pizza Inc (DPZ)

Net income rose to $65.7 million, or $1.32 per share, in the quarter ended June 18, from $49.3 million, or 98 cents per share, a year earlier. The company has market cap of 1.30 billion GBP. (NYSE: DPZ ) for 200 shares. (NYSE: DPZ ) for 31,591 shares. Fsi Group Llc owns 173,569 shares or 0.97% of their USA portfolio. Empyrean Capital Prtn Lp reported 425,000 shares.

Economy Google adds SOS alerts and disaster info to search results and Maps
Author: 0 Google adds SOS alerts and disaster info to search results and Maps

The further a person is from danger the less info they'll be shown, unless they specifically click through to it. This new feature is called SOS Alerts , and it expands on previous emergency response features Google has launched. If you're outside of the affected area, you may still want information about the crisis. Google says you will see a "specific icon on the map and a tappable card with more information about the crisis".

Economy Trump says Apple will build three 'big' new plants in US
Author: 0 Trump says Apple will build three 'big' new plants in US

Trump didn't say what the plants would be used for or where they would be located. During the campaign, Trump said he would "get Apple to to build their damn computers and things in this country instead of other countries". Apple's iPhone is made in plants based in Mainland China and India. "We're gonna get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country, instead of in other countries", Mr Trump said in a speech in January previous year.

Economy Study shows money CAN buy you happiness
Author: 0 Study shows money CAN buy you happiness

The finding proved consistent across the income spectrum. Research from 2014 by economists Eugenio Proto and Aldo Rustichini found that people tend to be happier in countries with higher-than-average incomes. She suspects the abstract nature of time may be to blame. "It's really not that expensive when you think about what my time costs", Jones said Monday.

Author: 0 Hundreds battle wild fires across southern France

In northern Corsica, firefighters worked overnight Monday to battle flames that destroyed a sawmill and several vehicles. Regional authorities said more than 270 firefighters were deployed in Carros where a fire raged through a house, a warehouse and three vehicles.

Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE)

Scotia accumulated 385,337 shares. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. According to PassMark's recent estimates, AMD's CPU market share at the start of the third quarter this year increased to 23.10% from 17.50% in the year-ago period.

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