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Finance TPG's David Bonderman quits Uber board after sexist joke at meeting
Author: 0 TPG's David Bonderman quits Uber board after sexist joke at meeting

On Tuesday, Uber's board members took the stage to champion the message of how the beleaguered company was going to fix the problems with its sexist culture. His resignation from the board is effective Wednesday morning. On Monday, senior executive Emil Michael announced that he was resigning. CEO Travis Kalanick also announced Tuesday that he would be taking a leave of absence from the company.

Author: 0 Gemfields PLC (GEM) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Metropolitan Life Ins Com New York reported 473,216 shares stake. Among 11 analysts covering Hastings Group Holdings Plc ( LON:HSTG ), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. The stock rose 2.91% or $1.88 reaching $66.49. 627.42 million shares or 0.25% less from 629.02 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. It worsened, as 51 investors sold Admiral Group plc shares while 215 reduced holdings.

Finance Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor
Author: 0 Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

And it shows that Perriello's sharp contrast with Northam on climate and clean energy is resonating with Virginia voters alarmed by Donald Trump's efforts to send Virginia back to a coal-fired, polluted era. Northam, a well-liked pediatric neurologist, had a head start on the trail and in money raised. In the counties of Southwest Virginia , Perriello received 2,194 votes compared to 2,180 votes for Northam.

Author: 0 Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

The Scots led 2-1 after two magnificent Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in the last three minutes of normal time followed an opening goal from England substitute Alex Oxlade Chamberlain on 70 minutes. Scotland's hopes of heading to Russian Federation next summer remain pretty slim but Armstrong added: "Can we win the next four?" "I think it is a huge moment for the team".

Finance Starbucks Just Dropped a Line of Rainbow Drinks For An Amazing Cause
Author: 0 Starbucks Just Dropped a Line of Rainbow Drinks For An Amazing Cause

In a statement on Starbucks' site, Lady Gaga says, "We're healthier and happier when we live our lives with compassion and our communities are stronger when we treat one another with generosity and respect". The company also revealed that a portion of the profits from two existing drinks ( Pink Drink and Ombre Pink Drink ) will be going toward the singer's Born This Way Foundation .

Author: 0 Be Among the First to Pre-Order Project Scorpio on Amazon

The E3 2017 is triggering plenty of video game deals . Some courageous soul recently sat down to watch "every major press conference" put on by Microsoft and Sony from 2013-2016, then tallied up how many games were shown at each event and how long it was before they publicly came out or cancelled.

Finance America One Step Closer To Selling Beef In China Again
Author: 0 America One Step Closer To Selling Beef In China Again

Beef trade with China halted in 2003 following the discovery of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or mad cow disease in the U.S. USA farmers will soon be allowed to export beef to China for the first time in more than 13 years after reaching a final agreement in trade talks.

Author: 0 Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba

But at the same time there's a very deeply divided Cuban-American community in Miami: the younger generation wants an opening to Cuba whereas the older generation, as many of them came from the island, wants to pursue a more hardline approach.

Finance Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Given
Author: 0 Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Given "Outperform" Rating at Macquarie

Liberum Capital reaffirmed a "sell" rating and issued a GBX 2,400 ($31.01) price objective on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a research note on Friday, March 10th. Much of Coal & Allied's production goes to Japan, giving Glencore less exposure to Chinese demand fluctuations. In addition to the divestment of its ownership interest in HVO and WW, MC has also reached an agreement with Yancoal on exclusive thermal coal sales agency arrangements for the Japanese market.

Finance US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord
Author: 0 US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

And with the top-down climate approach now dead on arrival here in the US , the bottom-up alternatives are getting a lot more attention. The communique also reflected joint language agreed to be all seven countries on non-climate-related environmental issues, such as recycling, reducing litter in the world's oceans, and development.

Author: 0 Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote

Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations", he wrote . Others, too, called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to hurry up and resolve the issue. "Time for action, not words". Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European centre-right party whose dominant leader is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was scathing, saying on Twitter that May had followed Cameron in risking the "future of the country for personal political gain".

Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes to become the 51st state

This is in stark contrast to the last plebiscite held in 2012 - in which 1,363,854 people, or 78.19 percent of registered voters, cast a ballot. Michelle Sierra, a hospital patient who cast an early vote in the plebiscite, is in favor of US statehood: "We deserve a better future and my children deserve a better future".

Finance Three American soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Three American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

They were a part Operation Freedom's Sentinel, a joint U.S./Afghan military operation in the Nangarhar Province. But suffice it to say, when heroes fall, Americans grieve. Last month, several United States media reported that military officials and advisers to Trump's administration had drafted a proposal to increase the number of soldiers in Afghanistan to help in the fight against the Taliban.

Finance Uber chief business officer to leave company amid turmoil
Author: 0 Uber chief business officer to leave company amid turmoil

The report, conducted by former USA attorney general Eric Holder , has already been distributed to the board, Recode reports, and it follows the termination of dozens of Uber employees and the disciplining of others for incidents related to sexual harassment charges in recent months.

Author: 0 Asian stocks up as investors shrug off tech rout, eye Fed

Fed policymakers are widely expected to raise US interest rates by a quarter point to 1.00 to 1.25 percent at a two-day meeting that will begin on Tuesday. USA stock indexes are declining Monday as technology companies continue to sink. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 0.1 percent to 2,429.39. Eastern time.

Author: 0 Trump's legal team to file complaint on Comey

Trump's decision to weigh in personally on Comey's testimony represented a sharp shift in strategy for the White House and could come with political risk for Trump , who has potentially undermined himself legally on other matters through his tweets , including his attempt to impose a "travel ban" on immigrants from some majority-Muslim countries.

Finance May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco
Author: 0 May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco

She plans to lead a minority government with the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe" in a tweet saying he was backing May.

Finance Does Dhawan raise his game for ICC tournaments?
Author: 0 Does Dhawan raise his game for ICC tournaments?

In 2015 World Cup he also scored a hundred against South Africa . India must have faced the biggest reality-check in the tournament, having lost to Sri Lanka even after registering a formidable total of 321/6 after being asked to bat first.

Finance Oil Slides as US Climate Withdrawal Compounds Glut Concerns
Author: 0 Oil Slides as US Climate Withdrawal Compounds Glut Concerns

Oil prices tumbled after the agreement was reached, as some had hoped for deeper cuts. Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Thursday after a larger-than-expected draw in US inventories, providing some relief amid investor scepticism that OPEC-led cuts will be enough to rebalance an oversupplied market .