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Author: 0 Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Ms Le Pen has pledged to expel radical Islamists and restore border checks. Le Pen and independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron are the two leading candidates, with center-right candidate Francios Fillon and far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon also in contention.

Finance India to get a normal monsoon this year: MeT Department
Author: 0 India to get a normal monsoon this year: MeT Department

The timing of monsoon rain will be crucial as "higher rainfall in the early part of the monsoon may support sowing", ICRA Ltd. said in an email. The weather forecasters would be able to make more accurate predictions after information on the evolution of El Nino or La Nina (sea surface temperature conditions over the Pacific) becomes available.

Finance Aso wary of inking bilateral trade deal with U.S.
Author: 0 Aso wary of inking bilateral trade deal with U.S.

Aso apparently had in mind the situation involving North Korea and the first round of voting in France's presidential election, in which a focal issue is the country's possible withdrawal from the European Union. Japan prefers multilateral trade pacts to bilateral ones, as it is reluctant to accede to more concessions in its politically sensitive sectors such as agriculture and farming.

Finance Lavalin to acquire Atkins
Author: 0 Lavalin to acquire Atkins

The Atkins board has unanimously voted in favour of the deal, which will see Uwe Krueger depart as chief executive. About $120 million in cost savings are expected one year after the acquisition. Subject to further approval, the acquisition, which will be funded through a combination of equity, debt issuance and a loan from CDPQ, is expected to be complete by September 2017.

Finance Rockwell Collins revenue rises 2.4 pct
Author: 0 Rockwell Collins revenue rises 2.4 pct

DnB Asset Management AS increased its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 8.5% in the third quarter. About 995,144 shares traded. Rockwell Collins Inc now has $13.13 billion valuation. On 11/2/2015 Rockwell Collins announced a quarterly dividend of $0.33 1.5% with an ex dividend date of 11/12/2015 which will be payable on 12/7/2015.

Author: 0 British lawmakers set to approve PM May's June 8 election plan

The current Parliament will dissolve on June 3. Under current legislation, parliaments have to sit for five years before new elections take place. A two-thirds majority of MPs must agree to a move that will shorten the lifespan of a parliament.

Finance Dollar firms vs Euro with French election in focus
Author: 0 Dollar firms vs Euro with French election in focus

The Philippine Stock Exchange Index was up 0.19 percent to 7,578.16. In line with the run-in to the USA election and Brexit referendum previous year, most investors looked to have moved to minimize their exposure going into the vote. US stock index futures indicated Wall Street would also open a little higher , though investors stayed away from making big bets in either direction ahead of Sunday's vote.

Finance Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand
Author: 0 Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

Brown lost the seat to Elizabeth Warren. Following a failed Senate run in New Hampshire in 2014, Brown signed up with Fox News as a political contributor. Scott Brown to be ambassador to New Zealand. Mr Brown, a Republican, endorsed Donald Trump for president during the primaries and hosted a fundraiser for the then-candidate.

Finance Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must
Author: 0 Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

Mick Mulvaney , Trump's budget chief, said Thursday Democrats will need to agree to pay for some Trump's top priorities, including a wall at the US-Mexico border, in legislation to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends October 1.

Finance Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization
Author: 0 Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

The IMF in particular has sounded warnings against Trump's plans to shrink United States trade deficits with potential measures to restrict imports, arguing in its latest economic forecasts that protectionist policies would crimp global growth that is starting to gain traction.

Author: 0 Fox stock holds steady following O'Reilly firing

As news spread Wednesday of 21st Century Fox's decision to remove TV host and author Bill O'Reilly from his nightly show on Fox News, one persona took the news hard. It followed a boycott of O'Reilly's very popular nightly show by more than 50 advertisers, with the possibility of lasting financial damage. Hoover said while she was never sexually harassed "explicitly" by O'Reilly, he commented to her on her appearance, sometimes offering critiques on the length her eyelashes or the color of ...

Finance Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem
Author: 0 Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

The vehicle maker headed by Elon Musk expressed the opinion that the issues would not necessarily lead to a safety concern for drivers, nor has been a mishap or injuring relating to the issue. "Because of the design of the gear, it is hard to tell exactly which vehicles are affected". The company added it had no reports of accidents or injuries relating to the brake issue.

Finance Stephen Colbert 'still reeling' after Bill O'Reilly's firing
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert 'still reeling' after Bill O'Reilly's firing

O' Reilly' severance, totaling the equivalent of one year of his salary, would mark the latest multimillion-dollar payment by Fox News related to men accused of sexual harassment . The O'Reilly Factor brought in US$147.13 million in advertising revenue previous year. The now former host of The O'Reilly Factor claimed that the "unfounded" accusations are just the reality of many public personalities nowadays, victimizing himself by suggesting he is just an innocent target.

Finance Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality
Author: 0 Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

Those include new apps, greater reliance on augmented reality , and new camera features. We already know that simple versions of such graphics are already in the market. Facebook announced a new "Discover" tab that allows people to find the bot for Messenger they're looking for in an intuitive and thoughtful way, right from the home screen in Messenger .

Author: 0 Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in

In fact, Trump arguably gave Ossoff his opening in the first place. If Ossoff had crossed the 50 percent threshold, then he would have avoided a runoff and already be on his way to Congress. The Democratic candidate, a former congressional aide and the owner of a investigative film company, is only 30 years old. Ossoff became a political star and raised $8.3 million for his campaign, more than quadruple that of his leading opponent.

Finance OPEC rallying for support to extend oil output cuts
Author: 0 OPEC rallying for support to extend oil output cuts

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were up 18 cents, or 0.34 per cent, at $53.58 a barrel, also their highest since early March. But U.S. The price for Brent crude oil was down 0.14 percent to $55.90 per barrel about half an hour before the start of trading in NY. Most members, including Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, are leaning towards this if other producers, including those outside the group, also agree, OPEC sources told Reuters last month.

Finance Ninety-thousand hit by massive power cut in San Francisco
Author: 0 Ninety-thousand hit by massive power cut in San Francisco

Friday. Some cafes or shops continued to serve customers, with people using cash or mobile payment services such as Square that let credit or debit cards be processed through smartphones or tablets. Power has been restored to less than a third of the 90,000 customers who lost power. Buildings quickly began emptying out amid the incident, while shops like Starbucks dished out coffees to customers in their darkened cafe.

Finance FCC to reduce price regulation in business data market
Author: 0 FCC to reduce price regulation in business data market

The FCC voted Thursday to adopt a regulation allowing religious stations and other noncommercial broadcasters to routinely raise funds for other nonprofits, while overturning another rule that would have required public broadcasters to report sensitive personal information about board members to the agency.

Finance Jaitley confident of Vijay Mallya's extradition to India
Author: 0 Jaitley confident of Vijay Mallya's extradition to India

A top source said India is seeking extradition of Mallya for defaulting on loans due to IDBI. A Metropolitan Police statement said officers from the Extradition Unit arrested Mallya on an extradition warrant from India. The government, he said, will leave no stone unturned to bring to justice anyone indulging in financial irregularities. "These are questions that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP need to answer instead of hoodwinking the people of India", Surjewala said.