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European Union urges U.S. not to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal


On Friday, Trump also approved new sanctions against Iranian officials and organizations, including Sadeq Larijani, the head of Iran's judiciary, and 13 other entities including the cyber unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The president said in a statement on January 12 that he was granting the waiver for the "last" time and insisted that changes must be negotiated with European partners within 120 days to strengthen the accord or that the United States would likely pull ... Read More »

Reluctant Donald Trump grants sanctions relief to Iran one last time


The solidity of Iran and worldwide support for the agreement have blocked attempts by Trump and Israel to terminate this agreement or make changes to it, said the statement. A decision to withhold a waiver would have effectively ended the deal that limits Iran's nuclear programme. Trump will next have to deal with these decisions in mid-May. Read More »

Q4 2018 Earnings Forecast for Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Issued By Oppenheimer

Cambrex Corporation (NYSE:CBM) has risen 11.15% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. (PAYX) by 5.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. IDRA share have rallied by 13.27% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and added 20.1% in the last month. COST's profit will be $623.53 million for 33.66 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Trump denies vulgar remarks about Haiti, African countries


In recent days, a group of Republican and Democratic leaders from the House and Senate have met with the stated goal of crafting an alternative to the Senate bipartisan deal. "American business is hot again!" South African comedian Trevor Noah, star of "The Daily Show", described himself as an offended citizen of "South Shithole" and also criticised Trump's preferred choice of Norway for immigrants. Read More »

Arcade Fire's Win Butler Blasts Trump for Alleged Haiti Insult


This is what happens if presidents say things that cross a line and go too far". Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems. Trump mentioned Norway in derogatory comments about other countries of migration as U.S. Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe tweeted , "SHAME ON TRUMP! ". Mr Trump's comments were decried as racist by African and Haitian politicians, by the United Nations human rights office and by USA lawmakers from both major parties. Read More »

Netanyahu begins 6-day visit to India to deepen ties


Netanyahu's visit comes six months after PM Narendra Modi became the first-ever Indian PM to visit Israel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the Jewish state in July previous year, becoming the first Indian premier to do so. Asked to specify business or defence deals the two countries were likely to sign during Netanyahu's visit, Bhaskar said: "This is a very very special relationship and the visit is to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties". Read More »

IDF Destroys Hamas Terror Tunnel Reaching into Israel


It would not comment on what exactly was bombed. Israel denied claims the tunnel was used for smuggling, asserting it was intended by Hamas to bring terrorists and weapons from Egypt into the Gaza Strip for a possible future combined attack on the Kerem Shalom crossing from the Egyptian side. Read More »

Trump Cancels Trip to London Over Embassy Choice


President Trump criticised the Obama Administration for the sale of the original embassy, despite the fact that the move was planned in 2008, whilst George W Bush was still President. The US flag was lowered for the final time on Tuesday from the top of the former 600-room embassy in Grosvenor Square, where US General Dwight Eisenhower had his headquarters during World War II. Read More »

Apple's (AAPL) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets

Thomaspartners Inc who had been investing in Watsco Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.72 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $50.57. Alesco Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.02B and $1.63B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (EFA) by 8,318 shares to 268,518 shares, valued at $18.39M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Iran dismisses US pressure to renegotiate nuclear deal


He wrote that rather than repeating exhausted rhetoric, the USA must bring itself into full compliance just like Iran. Mr Trump is waiving nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time, administration officials said - comments that were quickly followed by a stark warning from the President: "Either fix the deal's disastrous flaws, or the United States will withdraw". Read More »

Search Continues for Missing After Mudslides in California

The mudslides and flood waters have also affected land in close proximity to wildfires that raged recently in Southern California , including the Thomas Fire , which has burned 281,893 acres to date. Eighteen people have died as a result of the disaster in the wealthy enclave of Montecito, a community about 90 miles up the coast from Los Angeles. Read More »

White House hails drop in Chinese trade with North Korea


White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Friday that the administration "is pleased that China is sharply reducing its trade with North Korea", adding that the action "supports the United States-led global effort to apply maximum pressure until the North Korean regime ends its illicit programs". Read More »

President Trump's comments on Haiti, El Salvador and African nations


Trump tweeted Friday that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians" and praised his relationship with people from the country. "There is no other word you can use but "racist". Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was equally critical of her onetime rival in last year's presidential campaign and the USA ambassador to Panama has tendered his resignation amid the ongoing scandal. Read More »

'US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal,' says Trump


Trump justified his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate accord, saying there was a "tremendous" penalty for using the countrys rich in gas and coal and oil and that hurt American businesses. "And we are not going to let that happen", he said. "China, by 2030-they don't kick in until 2030", he said as an example. "We are very strong on the environment", the president continued. Read More »

Banco Santander, SA (SAN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

About 261,928 shares traded. Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN ) has a market cap of $108.8 billion and over the last 12 months, SAN has risen by 29.34%. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Thursday, November 12 by JP Morgan. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a €6.17 ($7.35) price objective on Banco Santander and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Read More »

Pope leads baptism ceremony for babies in Sistine Chapel


The speech is the closest thing the Holy See has to a policy document on world affairs, although as the Pope pointed out in his speech, Vatican diplomacy "seeks only to promote the spiritual and material well-being of the human person and to pursue the common good". Read More »

Message telling Hawaiian's to shelter from missile was 'error'

He said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like insane". "We were just waiting for more information". "We were actually terrified, and we didn't know what to do", he said. Sirens are going off. The phone alert, however, sent people scrambling for shelters and their cars, and online for additional news. It was back up by about 9:30 a.m. Read More »

Joe Root returns to fitness for England's ODI opener against Australia


But the Test captain has finally shaken the bug and will give the tourists a major boost by reclaiming his place in the top order for Sunday's Gillette Series opener. "We've managed to distinguish between the formats over the past year-and-a-half or so", captain Morgan said. "Our batting has been our strength over the last couple of years and we don't want to compromise that, so it'll be a case of picking our strongest six, plus an all-rounder possibly, or an extra seamer". Read More »

No immigrati da Haiti e Africa, sono cesso di Paesi


Secondo un'indiscrezione riportata dal N.Y.Times, Trump dovrebbe, però, imporre una scadenza al Congresso e agli alleati europei per migliorare l'accordo, altrimenti gli Stati Uniti si tireranno fuori. Trump stava infatti leggendo un comunicato ed è probabile che abbia confuso le righe, mischiando il numero degli aerei inviati (52, appunto) con il nome dei velivoli (F-35 Lightning II). Read More »

US sanctions head of Iran's judiciary, others, over human rights abuses


President Donald Trump extended the Iran nuclear deal Friday, but indicated this is the last time he would do so unless Congress and European allies agree to revamp the deal within six months. "If other nations fail to act during this time, I will terminate our deal with Iran". A report this week by analysts at the NY financial services company Citigroup said any move to weaken the nuclear deal would cause the "dislocation of at least 500,000 barrels a day of Iranian crude oil ... Read More »

Iran rejects Trump's demand for changing nuclear deal


He said he was waiving the sanctions for the last time in order to give Congress and European allies 120 days to improve the agreement or face USA abandonment of the pact. "In the absence of such an agreement, the United States will not again waive sanctions in order to stay in the Iran nuclear deal". Kaveh Afrasiabi: I really don't think so. Read More »

PGA players take cover in Hawaii missile panic

Top golfers at the PGA Tour's Sony Open in Hawaii were among those caught up in the panic Saturday after the mistaken transmission of an alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile. The alarm caused widespread panic and chaos, after it directed residents to seek immediate shelter and warned "THIS IS NOT A DRILL". Unsurprisingly, this caused many to panic, including those involved with the production of J.C. Read More »

Hawaii Says No Missile Threat After Emergency Alert Mistakenly Sent

The FCC is working to better target alerts to impacted people and will vote this month on a proposal to " more precisely target these alerts to affected communities". An emergency alert was mistakenly sent to residents of Hawaii Saturday that told people to seek immediate shelter. Trump was briefed on the incident in person by Deputy National Security Adviser Ricky Waddell and later by White House chief of staff John Kelly, in addition to speaking to national security adviser HR ... Read More »

Macron wants French baguette to get UNESCO heritage status


UNESCO's two intangible world heritage lists , which are different from the agency's well-known list of world heritage sites, were established 10 years ago with the aim of preserving cultural traditions, skills and languages. "The bread is frozen, some of it comes from Romania or who knows where, nothing is carries out in accordance of the rules of art". But it could be some time before the humble baguette joins the heritage list, which already includes France's traditional "gastronomic ... Read More »

AU demands Trump apologise over "shithole" comments


Trump denied using the word Friday. Trump's statements , first reported by The Washington Post , have drawn widespread outrage. "When the question was raised about Haitians, for example, we have a group that have temporary protected status in the United States because they were the victims of crises and disasters and political upheaval". Read More »

Darrell Issa to retire from Congress amid record GOP exodus


Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his term, becoming the latest lawmaker in a string of retirements among House Republicans. "With a lot of Republican talent in North County and South Orange County, I have no doubt several well qualified candidates will emerge", the chairman of the Republican Party of San Diego County, Tony Krvaric, said on Facebook . Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey talk about deadly mudslides

Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept cars to the beach and left at least 17 victims dead. Read More »