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Historic defeat for the party of the Prime minister

Historic defeat for the party of the Prime minister Komeito was able to have all its candidates win for the seventh straight Tokyo election, and the JCP increased its strength by two seats from the previous poll. Former TV anchorwoman Yuriko Koike, who was elected the city's governor in a landslide a year ago, was expected to seize a comfortable majority of the 127-seat Tokyo assembly, which the ruling Liberal Democratic Party previously controlled... [Full Article...]

Oil Resumes Longest Rally Since 2012, But OPEC Output A Concern

Oil Resumes Longest Rally Since 2012, But OPEC Output A Concern Crude oil prices were on pace for another day of gains Friday, though it may be an indication of a correction from last week's steep losses. "By increasing output in fourth quarter 2016 ahead of the cuts in 2017, OPEC 's credibility has taken a big hit". [Full Article...]

UP Cop Shreshtha Thakur's Transfer And The Hurt Ego Of Male Politicians

UP Cop Shreshtha Thakur's Transfer And The Hurt Ego Of Male Politicians The local leaders had linked it with their pride and pressed the high command to initiate action against Thakur. He had also accused the cop of using objectionable language against CM Yogi Adityanath and other party leaders. "I think the differences between the officer and the public were beyond any compromise and so it is good for everyone that she has been transferred , including the officer". [Full Article...]

China, Hong Kong launch long-awaited bond connect scheme

China, Hong Kong launch long-awaited bond connect scheme Qualified investors include central banks, sovereign wealth funds, and other major financial institutions, according to the People's Bank of China (PBoC) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, who jointly announced the platform on Sunday. Equally, China bond markets offer a range of Corporate Bonds, MTNs (medium term notes), ABSs (asset backed securities) and STFBs (short term financing bonds). [Full Article...]

Pilots warn of 'air disaster' after Gatwick drone incident

Pilots warn of 'air disaster' after Gatwick drone incident An additional British Airways flight was, according to local media reports, also impacted. The incident happened around 6pm today at the London airport, resulting in an easyJet flight declaring a mid-air emergency as it attempted to land. [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3: First production Model 3 will roll out THIS Friday

Tesla Model 3: First production Model 3 will roll out THIS Friday Mr. Musk envisions the new auto reaching a much wider range of customers and has said he expects it to push Tesla's output to 500,000 cars a year in 2018. Musk took to Twitter, as he so often does, to reveal that the Model 3 passed its regulatory approvals for production two weeks ahead of time. One assumes these 30 cars will be for 'friends' and employees of Tesla/SpaceX, along with the bulk ... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team banned from going to United States for competition

Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team banned from going to United States for competition To participate, the girls from the city of Herat in western Afghanistan needed permission to travel to the United States. To apply for the business visa that would allow them come to the US for seven days-enough time to see the global competition through-they had to travel 500 miles to Kabul, a city that's recently seen suicide attacks and a truck bombing that was one of the deadliest strik... [Full Article...]

Total to sign $4.8-billion gas deal with Iran

Total to sign $4.8-billion gas deal with Iran The Persian Gulf field lies at the centre of a dispute embroiling Qatar and several Arab neighbours that was initiated when Saudi Arabia severed commercial links with Qatar last month, accusing it of cozying up to Iran, a Saudi rival. It was initially due to sign the contract in early 2017, but CEO Patrick Pouyanne said in February that it would wait to see whether the USA administration of Presid... [Full Article...]

The US electronics ban has been lifted from Abu Dhabi International Airport

The US electronics ban has been lifted from Abu Dhabi International Airport The other airlines and airports included in the March laptop ban remain affected by it. Etihad , the UAE airline, announced that its hub airport had been cleared to lift the ban at by the United States government after implementing extra security measures. [Full Article...]

Acid Attack Victim, who met UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Attacked Again

Acid Attack Victim, who met UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Attacked Again Anger is growing at the authorities' inability to protect her. The woman works with Sheroes Hangout Cafe, an outlet run by acid attack survivors in Lucknow . Probing the FIRs, police found out that rivalry between the woman and the two brothers dates back to 2009 and they also came to know that the two sides were fighting for a piece of property in their village. [Full Article...]

US' planned $1.4bn arms sale to Taiwan irks China

US' planned $1.4bn arms sale to Taiwan irks China US officials said in March the administration was crafting a big arms sale to Taiwan , but such talk died down as Trump sought to persuade China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, an increasing threat to the United States. [Full Article...]

Andy Murray and Kim Sears expecting second child

Andy Murray and Kim Sears expecting second child Asked if the battle brewing for the No1 ranking could play a factor this fortnight, Murray said: "I think it certainly could do, maybe potentially more towards the end of the event, if there was quite a few players left in, and there's maybe match-ups that really influence it". [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga Promotes Kindness In Schools With New PSA

Lady Gaga Promotes Kindness In Schools With New PSA Staples donated $2 million to both the Born This Way Foundation and DonorsChoose.org (the latter organization's sole focus is acquiring supplies and project funding for teachers). One child even leapt up from her seat and gave Gaga a hug, as any human being would do. Via her charity, she has funded campaigns to help victims of bullying and homophobia as well as those suffering from eating d... [Full Article...]

Philippine gov't readies plan to rebuild besieged Marawi city

Philippine gov't readies plan to rebuild besieged Marawi city Hundreds of militants stormed into the predominantly Muslim city, occupied buildings, took a Roman Catholic priest and others hostage and hoisted ISIS-style black flags. "Meaningful and long-term support will also be made available, with the help of our partners in the private sector and the global community", Duterte said. [Full Article...]

China honeymoon over: Washington sanctions Chinese bank and sells arms to Taiwan

China honeymoon over: Washington sanctions Chinese bank and sells arms to Taiwan Trump had recently tweeted thanking China for having "tried" to restrain North Korea, but that it was not enough. Washington has also become increasingly frustrated with Beijing's continued militarisation of islands it claims in the South China Sea , a vital route for half of all global commercial shipping. [Full Article...]

India set to implement biggest tax reform

India set to implement biggest tax reform Meanwhile, sections of trade and industry in various states, including Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, went on strike against the new levy, saying it could increase taxes. Touching upon initial teething troubles that may be witnessed as six crore small businesses switch over to an online return filing system, the Prime Minister compared the GST rollout to the process of wearing corrective spect... [Full Article...]

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in English Channel

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in English Channel The collision between Seafrontier tanker and the cargo ship happened after 2am in the Dover strait between the English Channel and the North Sea. A United Kingdom coastguard spokesman said: "Although both vessels have been damaged, there is no water ingress and no pollution". [Full Article...]

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP)?

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP)? About 1.63 million shares traded or 18.98% up from the average. Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN ). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership invested in 522,484 shares. Hartford Inv Mngmt owns 199,951 shares. Any way you dice it, a dip below $110.01 a share would be very bad news for DLR's technical pi... [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic defeats Gael Monfils to win Aegon International title at Eastbourne

Novak Djokovic defeats Gael Monfils to win Aegon International title at Eastbourne Doubles: Semifinal: Andre Sa & Rohan Bopanna bt Robin Haase & Dominic Inglot 7-6 (4), 3-6, [11-9]; Quarterfinal: Sa & Bopanna bt Marcin Matkowski & Max Mirnyi 6-2, 6-7 (2), [10-3]; Second round: Sa & Bopanna bt Thomas Fabbiano & Luke Saville 6-3, 6-4. [Full Article...]

Clippers to trade Chris Paul to Rockets in blockbuster deal

Clippers to trade Chris Paul to Rockets in blockbuster deal Each of those players were acquired from several teams in exchange for cash on Wednesday. "So, ultimately, Paul lost both trust and faith in Doc". If all goes well with the Rockets , the trade also set him up for a major pay day after next season when he's eligible for a 5 year deal worth close to $270 million. [Full Article...]


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