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Finance Egypt resumes Brazil meat imports
Author: 0 Egypt resumes Brazil meat imports

In a press statement, The Embassy of Brazil in The Bahamas on Thursday noted that federal authorities in Brazil have unveiled an investigation of the country's agriculture ministry which uncovered poor practices at 21 of Brazil's almost 5,000 meat-producing plants.

Author: 0 Royal Jordanian airline trolls USA on Twitter after electronics ban

Airlines affected by the carry-on electronics ban have faced a hard decision on how to publicly react since the move was enacted by the USA earlier this week. Security experts and other industry professionals have questioned the motives of this ban, however, asking whether it will actually make the USA safer from potential threats.

Finance First, MTR beat Stagecoach to win South West Trains
Author: 0 First, MTR beat Stagecoach to win South West Trains

Stagecoach South West was the other bidder for the franchise. However, the cross-party, community-led campaign to Keep the Island Line rail service in the South Western rail franchise (KILF) is cautiously welcoming the news . The government body cited the experience of MTR in operating Hong Kong's metro, and said this should help "deliver smooth and rapid journeys" for those travelling around London's suburban network.

Author: 0 Oil producing nations consider extending oil output cut for another six months

A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers will review the option of extending a limit of supplies by another six months. Kuwait this month became the first nation to call for extending the production cuts, with Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq saying inventories had grown more than expected.

Author: 0 Amazon investigating VR and AR homeware stores

The world's biggest online retailer sees brick-and-mortar stores playing a key role in a renewed grocery push, documents reviewed by Bloomberg show. Just like any other high street stores, customers visiting Amazon's new shops will be able to view and purchase items, then take them away or have them delivered to their homes.

Author: 0 Spicer: Trump Will Work With Democrats On Healthcare

Formally constituted in 2015, the group has about three-dozen members from across the country and is now chaired by Mark Meadows of North Carolina. Meadows, R-N.C., brushed aside both comments. President Trump on Thursday night, via top aides sent to the Hill, declared negotiations done. "I will explain how it all still works, and how we're still moving forward on health care with other ideas and plans".

Author: 0 Trump approval hits new low after failure of health care bill

According to a Gallup poll Trump's "job approval rating fell to 36 % for the three-day period of March 24-26, following Republican House leaders' failed effort to pass a new healthcare bill that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act".

Finance Snap shares rise as underwriters start coverage with 'buy'
Author: 0 Snap shares rise as underwriters start coverage with 'buy'

Snap shares have been on a roller-coaster ride since IPO, rocketing 59% on its first few days on the market before dropping low double-digit percentages in subsequent weeks. He sees a long monetization runway, but he feels that the current share price already reflects his level of optimism in the company's long-term growth opportunities.

Finance Google working on a new social photo editing app
Author: 0 Google working on a new social photo editing app

Users in some markets will now see a Free App of the Week section, where you can currently download Card Wars - Adventure Time , the popular card battling game with a humorous Adventure Time spin. Google could be working on a new app that allows groups to edit photos together, then organise them. The concept behind this app is that people would be able to create groups for sharing pictures where each user would be able to share pictures in small groups, and each member of the group ...

Author: 0 Royal Jordanian Airlines Pokes Fun At Trump's Laptop Ban

The Jordanian national airline has always been known for its off-the-cuff humor; before the election, they promoted cheap tickets from the Middle East to NY, saying Arabs should travel to the U.S. "Why the discrimination?" he said . The new regulation bans passengers from bringing laptops, tablets and cameras larger than cell phones into the cabin.

Finance Dems Take Aim at Trump Transparency With 'MAR-A-LAGO' Act
Author: 0 Dems Take Aim at Trump Transparency With 'MAR-A-LAGO' Act

First lady Melania Trump on Friday made a solo appearance at a pre-dinner VIP reception at Mar-a-Lago where the Palm Beach County Republican Party held its annual Lincoln Day fundraising dinner, The Palm Beach Post reported . "His Administration has stonewalled congressional requests for information about his advisors and appointees' conflicts of interest". "Given President Trump's unprecedented decision to regularly conduct official business at his private business properties, the Trump ...

Finance Foreign Exchange : CBN instructs banks to sell forex at N360/$1
Author: 0 Foreign Exchange : CBN instructs banks to sell forex at N360/$1

The announcement was made via CBN's Twitter handle on Monday. This is in continuation of its bid to improve liquidity in the system as the naira continues its climb in the foreign exchange market. Some of them claimed they bought dollars at N380. The naira has in the past week seen a geometric appreciation following interventions by the central bank.

Finance Dow-DuPont $130bn mega-merger gets European Union approval
Author: 0 Dow-DuPont $130bn mega-merger gets European Union approval

The divestitures are required for European Commission approval. On February 2, Dow announced an agreement with SK Global Chemical Co., LTD.to divest its global ethylene acrylic acid copolymers and ionomers business. If all tie-ups are successful, "the three resulting companies could control around 70% of the world's agro-chemicals and more than 60% of commercial seeds", said a letter from Friends of the Earth and co-signed by Greenpeace and dozens of other groups.

Author: 0 'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February

She said she's received more than 1,000 emails from around the world, including from a mother who wanted to wallpaper her daughter's room with the girl's image. "She'll be asserting herself and affirming her strength even after her temporary permit expires", de Blasio's office tweeted. The 4-foot-tall, pony-tailed statue of a girl with arms akimbo was supposed to be removed on April 2, but NY city officials announced on Sunday that it was extending its stay through February of next year.

Author: 0 Can't allow 'bad actors' to have nuclear weapons: Nikki Haley

While this runs directly counter to denuclearization efforts, expectations for Pyongyang to launch an inter-continental ballistic missile has made the world increasingly reliant on the American umbrella, Park explained. The first stage of the conference will last until March 31 and will be held without Russian Federation, which is opposed to adopting the treaty along with other nuclear powers, including the United States, the UK and France.

Finance Backed Syrian forces take one side of Euphrates Tabqa dam
Author: 0 Backed Syrian forces take one side of Euphrates Tabqa dam

The hydroelectric power plant on Tabqa dam has stopped working after the control unit of the station was damaged as a result of either artillery shelling or air raids, Al-Mayadin TV channel reports. UN-mediated talks between government and rebel representatives continued on Monday in Geneva, aimed at bringing an end to the war that has killed 320,000 people.

Author: 0 Schumer bashes legislation that would kill internet privacy

The current Federal Communications Commission's rules allow websites to track personal data and sell it to advertising companies, but internet service providers still need permission before taking information. Having to get permission from customers to use their browsing and app histories would likely make it more hard to build stronger ad businesses, as telecom companies want to do.

Author: 0 Checking the Overall Picture for Zosano Pharma Corporation (ZSAN)

The stock's price fluctuated within the range of $1.56 - $1.74 during previous trading session. Another insider trade includes Beneficial Owner of More than 10% Class New Enterprise Associates 12 L P who also initiated a transaction in which 1099996 shares were traded on 12 Feb 2017 as "Sell".