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Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, to take break from tennis

We're totally thrilled for Serena and Reddit co-founder and her hubby-to-be Alex Ohanian , 33, but what does this mean for her record-breaking tennis career? Confirming the pregnancy several hours after Williams' Snapchat picture went viral, her spokesperson said: " I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall ". [Full Article...]

Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez

Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez When you're congratulating a team for pulling off the greatest comeback win in Super Bowl history, you nearly have to go out of your way not to mention the man who threw for 466 yards, three touchdowns and eventually won the game's MVP award. [Full Article...]

Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level Economists had expected jobless claims to rise to 242,000. The smoothed-out four week average is 243,000, a small decrease from prior weeks when claims averaged closer to 250,000. The four-week moving average of continuing claims also edged down to a almost seventeen-year low of 2,023,500, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's unrevised average of 2,025,500. [Full Article...]

Honda CR-V Hybrid Goes Green In Shanghai

Honda CR-V Hybrid Goes Green In Shanghai The Chinese-spec 2017 Honda CR-V will have the 141 kW (192 PS) 1.5-litre turbocharged engine option. Driving enthusiasts might want to consider the two-door coupe as Honda will offer a manual transmission while the sedan only offers an automatic (CVT). [Full Article...]

Election call likened to Hitchcock film by EU's Donald Tusk

Election call likened to Hitchcock film by EU's Donald Tusk The parliament earlier this month agreed a hard-line negotiating position which included demands for the United Kingdom to meet its financial obligations to the European Union in full and delay talks on trade until after a divorce settlement is reached. [Full Article...]

US employers add just 98K jobs, as rate falls to 4.5 pct

But economists are already calling it a one month "blip". Last month's weakness in hiring may point to sluggishness in the economy, but unusual weather might also have been a factor. In February, the wage gain was 2.8 percent compared to a year earlier. Still, wage growth needs time to recover as does the share of workers employed so household incomes can recover to their 1999 peak. [Full Article...]

UK PM May urges parliament to vote for early election

UK PM May urges parliament to vote for early election With Conservatives as much as 21 points ahead of Labour in recent opinion polls, May is calculating she can increase her slim majority of just 17 lawmakers and win a strong mandate for her own policies on Brexit, tax, and education. But, while May is trying to focus the election debate on Brexit, Corbyn is looking to harness the powerful anti-establishment mood revealed by the European Union ... [Full Article...]

Green Investment Bank sold in £2.3bn deal

Green Investment Bank sold in £2.3bn deal GIB has a well-funded new owner that is committed to the Bank's green mission, with a track record of success in green investment and an ambition to grow the business. Announcement of the bank's privatisation prompted fears that the institution's green mission would be lost and after Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) called the sale process "rushed", Javid announced that a "golden... [Full Article...]

Stockholm attack suspect showed interest in ISIL

Four people were killed in the horrific assault and 10, including a child, remain in hospital. On Sunday, people gathered in central Stockholm for a "Lovefest" vigil against terrorism, and laid flowers outside the Ahlens shop in tribute. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who beefed up border controls last Friday after the attack, announced a national minute of silence to be observed in honou... [Full Article...]

Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) Shares Bought by Legato Capital Management LLC

Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) Shares Bought by Legato Capital Management LLC Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) gained 1.42% with the closing price of $24.92. Wedbush reiterated a "neutral" rating and issued a $20.00 price objective (down from $22.00) on shares of Select Comfort Corp.in a report on Thursday, February 9th. [Full Article...]

Verizon reports 20 percent decline in quarterly profit

Verizon reports 20 percent decline in quarterly profit Verizon said adjusted earnings for the three months ended in March fell more than 10% to 95 cents a share, missing analysts' forecasts of 96 cents. The decline contributed to a 19.8% drop in net income, to $3.55 billion, vs the period past year, on revenues of $29.81 billion, down 7.3%. [Full Article...]

Toronto stock market index down a nudge, weighed down by falling gold

Toronto stock market index down a nudge, weighed down by falling gold The Canadian dollar was trading at 74.25 cents United States, down 0.48 of a cent from Tuesday as the USA dollar strengthened against most other major currencies. Seven of its 10 main groups were lower, although advancers and decliners were equally matched overall. The Trump administration's failure to pass a healthcare reform bill has raised concerns that it may struggle to pass highly anticipa... [Full Article...]

Ontario housing package to cool GTA market coming today

The move comes a week before the provincial budget April 27, and two days after Sousa said the government recognizes that "now" is the time to address runaway home prices. On Tuesday, Morneau shot it down definitively. "Everything we wanted to say about capital gains taxes was in our last budget and you probably saw what was in our last budget", said minister Morneau. [Full Article...]

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized GMV said authorities seized its plant Wednesday afternoon and that its associated bank accounts likely are also out of its control, meaning the company can not make payments, such as employee wages. General Motors Venezolana, GM's subsidiary in the country, has operated in Venezuela for almost 70 years. In 2014, USA cleaning product company Clorox had to abandon its Venezuelan operations after co... [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund unmoved by Bank of Canada revisions

Obstfeld said China's desirable rebalancing process continues, as seen in a declining current account surplus and an increased share of services in its gross domestic product ( GDP ). In March, government also reviewed 2017 growth from the 1.7% initially announced in the 2017 National Budget to 3.7%, following a better than expected agricultural season and firming metal prices. [Full Article...]

Nalco stake sale attracts Rs 954 cr worth bids on day 1

Nalco stake sale attracts Rs 954 cr worth bids on day 1 Most of the bids came at Rs67.03 per share, slightly higher than the floor price of Rs67. The OFS received good response from non-retail investors' category yesterday, 19 April 2017, with an oversubscription of 184.25%. The current market cap of the company is Rs 14197.36 crore. These sales could raise about Rs 34,500 crore. And in late March, Cochin Shipyard Ltd filed its draft prospectus for an ... [Full Article...]

Ryan's OT goal lifts Senators to 4-3 win

Nash headed to the box by himself and the Senators headed to the power play. "It's not to take anything away from him. Thank goodness we got that one". "I was in tight and I know Tuk [Rask] is really, really, really good at taking the bottom of the net away", Ryan said of his victor, that came at the 5:43 mark of the overtime frame. [Full Article...]

Tesco PLC (TSCO) Given Underperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG

Below are the most recently updated broker updates which include ratings and price targets for NMC Health (LON:NMC) from a range of analyst research notes. The company has market cap of 4.66 billion GBP. The Company's divisions include De Beers, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Niobium and Phosphates, Iron Ore and Manganese, Coal, and Corporate and other. [Full Article...]

Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE:BBD) & Arconic Inc (NYSE:ARNC) Stocks Buzz

Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE:BBD) & Arconic Inc (NYSE:ARNC) Stocks Buzz Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.30, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.90%, 3.00% respectively. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 8.41 Billion and 8 Billion respectively. The company's total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.00 whereas long term debt to equity... [Full Article...]

Trump vows to back USA dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

Between 1971 and 2012, the number of dairy farms in Canada declined by 91 per cent, according to a report written by former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay for the University of Calgary's school of public policy. "However, saner heads may prevail because these three economies-Mexico, Canada and the US -are so intertwined in terms of the supply chain that it would be very, very costly to the U.S.to ... [Full Article...]


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