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Victoria Azarenka wins first match back after birth of son

Victoria Azarenka wins first match back after birth of son Azarenka has been absent from the WTA Tour since the French Open a year ago, but made up for lost time by staving off three match points to defeat Ozaki 6-3 4-6 7-6 (9-7). "She's a very good fighter, and brings so many balls back, which is always tricky in a first match after you don't play a lot", she said. The third set was also touch and lengthy. [Full Article...]

Sse Plc (SSE) PT Raised to GBX 1685 at Barclays PLC

The stock of Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, April 26 with "Buy". Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.64, from 2.22 in 2016Q3. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp invested in 59,062 shares. 6 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. [Full Article...]

Toshiba shares slip as it gears up for chip unit sale

Toshiba shares slip as it gears up for chip unit sale Toshiba decided that a sale to the consortium would mean less concern about the feared leaking of technology overseas and loss of jobs in Japan , compared with the risk of selling to other contenders, as Japanese players in the consortium control a majority of voting rights. [Full Article...]

Anthem to reduce Obamacare offerings in Wisconsin, Indiana

Anthem to reduce Obamacare offerings in Wisconsin, Indiana Anthem said there has been much difficulty with the planning and pricing of Obamacare's health plans because the individual market has been shrinking. "Instead of trying to increase access to health insurance, they continue to put up road blocks", argued state Sen. It's a big blow for the state, which has already seen premiums rise by nearly 70 percent since the Affordable Care Act was signed in... [Full Article...]

Whole Foods CEO hints at another brand under Amazon

Whole Foods CEO hints at another brand under Amazon The whole US grocery food industry is in the shock with this huge deal by Amazon .com of the Whole Food Markets . Whole Foods' UK employees have been kept in the dark about job security and wages, despite concerns that Amazon's takeover could result in a major shake-up at the supermarket chain. [Full Article...]

Oil prices climb off 10-month lows as US stockpiles drop

Oil prices climb off 10-month lows as US stockpiles drop The Bank of Russian Federation offered a sobering outlook on oil in its latest monetary-policy report , saying output growth in those three countries - along with a slowing economy in China and general ebbing demand for energy - could result in prices hitting $25 a barrel by mid-2018. [Full Article...]

Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments

Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments A crowded local grocery market became more interesting - and probably more competitive - as online retail powerhouse Amazon announced Friday that it will buy organic foods specialist Whole Foods , which now has stores in Washington Twp., Mason and Cincinnati. [Full Article...]

MSCI tipped to add China A-shares to EM index

The slide in energy costs boosted bond prices and flattened yield curves as investors priced in lower inflation for longer, while safe-haven flows underpinned the United States dollar. An inclusion into the MSCI index will be not just a milestone for China's capital market, a recognition of how much it has evolved, but also a significant boon for global investors. [Full Article...]

US Continues to Drill for Oil, Crude Prices Fall Further

US Continues to Drill for Oil, Crude Prices Fall Further It has only been less than a month - 25 May - since the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) announced the extension of crude oil production cuts by nine months to the last day of March 2018 but oil prices are sliding again. [Full Article...]

United States stock indexes follow global markets higher, led by tech

Tech heavyweights, which had been among the stock market's biggest stars until recently, led the way. Across the pond in France, President Emmanuel Macron's party won a clear parliamentary majority at the weekend, weeks after his own presidential victory. [Full Article...]

U.S. police under scrutiny over pregnant woman's shooting

Both officers have been placed on leave, per department policy. Police on Monday released a roughly 4-minute dashcam audio of the officers discussing "a safety caution" and a previous encounter with the woman before they reached her fourth-floor apartment in Seattle's Sand Point neighborhood. [Full Article...]

Ofcom submits Sky-Fox findings

Ofcom submits Sky-Fox findings Meanwhile Sky has transformed itself by taking control of its Italian and German namesakes, buying up a string of independent production companies, launching a low-priced, contract-free streaming TV service and offering its own mobile phone service. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast

The storm which is affecting some cruise ships has according to the National Hurricane Canter maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and is moving northwest at 10 miles per hour. A tropical storm watch was issued Monday for the upper Texas Coast as a disturbance churns over the Gulf of Mexico . As of early Tuesday , the storm was just a few hundred miles away from Houston. [Full Article...]

South Korea's President Moon Says Plans To Exit Nuclear Power

World Conference on Women. Another 11 of South Korea's 25 reactors are set to shut down by 2030 as they reach the end of their operating lives, although some may push to have their operating licenses renewed. Its nuclear electricity production was the fifth-largest in the world, according to the World Nuclear Association . But South Koreans' enthusiasm for nuclear energy quickly waned f... [Full Article...]

EU Judges Must Oversee Brexit Transition, Barnier Tells UK

The EU today played down reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May would make a "generous offer" to protect European citizens after Brexit, saying it was only fair to guarantee their rights. "There is more that unites us than divides us", Davis said, referring to the latest reported terror attack overnight in London and the loss of lives in forest fires in Portugal. [Full Article...]

Officer in shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

A few moments later, officers are heard shouting for Lyles to "Get back!" " We need help ", and "Get back!" Authorities say she then confronted officers with a knife. "You're killing our young men and now a young woman has died", he said. Smart cities around the country are dispatching hybrid mental health teams, with armed officers embedded in them, to homes like this one. [Full Article...]

Hello Kitty! Ancient Cat DNA Reveals Domestication Details

Hello Kitty! Ancient Cat DNA Reveals Domestication Details An worldwide team of researchers found that cats' dispersal happened in two waves, first from the Fertile Crescent and later from Egypt. With an ongoing, multidisciplinary research project to pin down the origins of dogs , scientists are developing a fairly detailed picture of Fido's roots. [Full Article...]

Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers

Tuesday night he was in left field and was in the throes of a 1-for-20 slump, broken with a hit in his last at-bat on Monday. With a.302 batting average along with a.578 slugging percentage this year. RED SOX 5, YANKEES 4: At New York, Mitch Moreland and Hanley Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs and Andrew Benintendi later connected off struggling Masahiro Tanaka, powering Boston over New York. [Full Article...]

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion Whole Foods has more than 460 stores in the United States, Canada , and the United Kingdom. Hetu said Amazon could make pertinent offers to attract shoppers of one but not the other, or get shoppers of both to buy more. "This new trend will shake, frighten and horrify traditional retailers who are not attractive acquisition targets ", Cuatrecasas said. The deal further shows Amazon's will... [Full Article...]

Ford to build the Focus in China instead of Mexico

Ford to build the Focus in China instead of Mexico Earlier this year, Ford canceled plans for a new $1.8-billion small-car plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and said it would build the new Focus instead at an existing plant in Hermosillo. Production of new Ford Focus cars in China is expected to start in 2019 at one of the firm's existing factories, the company said on Tuesday. The company said "additional variants" of the next-generation mode... [Full Article...]


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