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Finance Nebraska agriculture secretary to visit China for beef
Author: 0 Nebraska agriculture secretary to visit China for beef

Branstad will travel with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to mark the return of U.S. beef to China. "A strong U.S. -China relationship can contribute to solutions", Branstad said in the video, without giving details about how he hoped to work with China.

Finance Sensex falls over 100 points; Nifty slumps below 9550
Author: 0 Sensex falls over 100 points; Nifty slumps below 9550

Sensex recorded intraday high of 31,294.96 and low of 31,071.08. The markets were shut yesterday for Eid-Ul-Fitr. "After an extended weekend, trading began with a marginal gap as indicated by the SGX Nifty". Turnover in the cash segment rose to Rs 24,855.88 crore from Rs 23,570.39 crore last Friday. The scrip closed 6.13 per cent higher at Rs 5.37 on BSE.

Finance Chip maker Nvidia adds Volvo to list of self-driving partners
Author: 0 Chip maker Nvidia adds Volvo to list of self-driving partners

This technology will be developed in conjunction with Volvo and Autoliv , which previous year formed a joint venture called Zenuity, and could later be made available to other automakers. Autoliv will also sell this software to third-party OEMs using its established and broad sales, marketing and distribution network. Volvo is looking to bring autonomous vehicles on the road by 2021.

Finance Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre
Author: 0 Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Church bells tolled 49 times and a giant rainbow flag was hung from a county government building in Orlando as the names of the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack were read aloud. Gov. Rick Scott ordered USA flags around the state to be flown at half-staff and a giant rainbow flag will be unveiled at the Orange County government building to mark the anniversary.

Finance Equiniti Group (LON:EQN) New Price Targets
Author: 0 Equiniti Group (LON:EQN) New Price Targets

Since January 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $700,190 activity. About shares traded. Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) has risen 34.36% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock's market capitalization is 19.73B. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Buy" on Monday, December 19. BNP Paribas maintained Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) rating on Tuesday, September 15.

Finance Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget
Author: 0 Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget

He says that the willingness to negotiate is more than what has been seen in previous years. Their return has so far been largely unproductive, marked by partisan bickering instead of budget talks with IL on the path to enter a third straight year without a spending plan in place beginning July 1 .

Author: 0 Centrica PLC (CNA) Earns "Sell" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

Yeh Shu-Hua (Joshua ) also sold $270,000 worth of Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) shares. Susquehanna Intll Grp Llp reported 16,240 shares. Us National Bank & Trust De, Minnesota-based fund reported 62,015 shares. Schroders plc is an asset and wealth management company. The company has market cap of 2.00 billion GBP. It has a 18.31 P/E ratio. It also upped Zumiez Inc (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) stake by 17,775 shares and now owns 63,604 shares.

Author: 0 Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it launched a series of missiles into Syria on Sunday in revenge for deadly attacks on its capital that were claimed by the Islamic State group. Tehran has devoted vast military and financial resources to propping up the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a six-year civil war. The strike also followed the passage of a new round of sanctions against Iran's missile program by Congress on Thursday.

Finance Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids
Author: 0 Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Carla Babb, the Pentagon correspondent for Voice of America ( VOA ) tweeted Tuesday saying the sources have confirmed that the Iranian-made drone shot down by the us fighter jet was being operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.

Finance Seattle's minimum wage hike hurting low-level workers, study says
Author: 0 Seattle's minimum wage hike hurting low-level workers, study says

Seattle was the first city in the nation to pass a $15 minimum wage, and has been a model for Minneapolis. Last year, NY passed legislation that will raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2018 for nearly all businesses in the Big Apple. Also, the UW researchers had access only to the incomes and hours worked of employees within the state of Washington. Last year, California Gov. Council Member Jacob Frey said he thinks small businesses should have more time than large businesses to phase in the ...

Finance With Travis Kalanick Out, Uber Searches for a New CEO
Author: 0 With Travis Kalanick Out, Uber Searches for a New CEO

Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times on Tuesday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. "Kalanick's presence was symbolic of the apathy and toxicity that has characterized Uber of late, and his resignation is the first step to rehabilitating their brand image", she said .

Finance 15 killed, 120 missing in China landslide
Author: 0 15 killed, 120 missing in China landslide

The death toll will likely climb as more than 1,000 rescue workers wait to resume search efforts. So far, only a couple and their month-old baby successfully fled the village when rocks began tumbling on homes. Xinhua added that there were "risks of a secondary landslide". Meanwhile, a minor landslide hit the village again today. Chinese President Xi Jinping called for "all-out efforts" to save the buried victims, prevent repeating disasters and give the necessary care to the ...

Finance Trump's climate stance a 'PR problem'
Author: 0 Trump's climate stance a 'PR problem'

President Donald Trump's pullout from the Paris climate accord has triggered a bipartisan push from U.S. mayors to stick to the emissions cuts Washington had pledged to hit, a USA official said Tuesday. "They're on the rise and I think will prevail in the end at turning the tide and making sure the USA is a climate leader", he told the gathering. Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate deal was lambasted by global and domestic leaders, including German Chancellor ...

Finance Price Target Analysis Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
Author: 0 Price Target Analysis Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The company is down by -1.21% since yesterday's close of $11.53. Destination XL Group Inc (NASDAQ:DXLG) has declined 46.67% since June 26, 2016 and is downtrending. 02/01/2017 - Marathon Oil Corporation was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at Scotiabank. Among 16 analysts covering Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold.

Finance Russian And Ukrainian Oil Giant And Banks Hit By Cyberattack
Author: 0 Russian And Ukrainian Oil Giant And Banks Hit By Cyberattack

Infected computers display information saying that their owners must provide information about their electronic wallets and send the attackers 300 dollars in bitcoins . Other companies based in France , England, Russia and elsewhere suffered from the virus, the Times reports , as well as government systems in Ukraine .

Finance Draghi: Stimulus could be scaled back if economy improves
Author: 0 Draghi: Stimulus could be scaled back if economy improves

The pound was buoyant after making strong gains on Friday, helped by a shift in expectations that has some in the market backing the Bank of England to raise interest rates within months. Among other markets Hong Kong was up 0.1 percent, Shanghai was flat, Sydney fell 0.4 percent and Singapore put on 0.4 percent. The FTSE 100 of the United Kingdom declined 0.17 percent and the SMI of Switzerland finished lower by 0.53 percent.

Finance Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door
Author: 0 Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door

A Cleveland ISD police officer, Pamela Michew, was on board the flight and was traveling with her children from Sacramento. Passengers said a woman had been shouting odd outbursts at Los Angeles International Airport prior to departure, yelling that she needed her medication and was being mistreated by the government.

Finance Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning
Author: 0 Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

Prior to joining Amtrak, Moorman served Norfolk Southern Railway and its predecessor Southern Railway for more than 40 years, rising from management trainee to the company's top post . Anderson, a 25-year veteran of the aviation industry who has served as CEO at both Delta and the former Northwest Airlines, will start his role at Amtrak on July 12.