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Emergency Declared At Manhattan Project Nuclear Site In Washington State

Nearby workers were evacuated and hundreds of others farther away were told to remain indoors, the U.S. Department of Energy said. Here's an explainer on the nuclear waste cleanup at Hanford . Hours after authorities scrambled to respond, US Department of Energy authorities determined there is no initial evidence that workers have been exposed to radiation or that there has been an "airborne radiological release".

White House meeting on Paris climate deal delayed

Spicer on Tuesday declined to detail the deliberations, what strategies Trump might be considering or whether there's any conclusion to be drawn from the delay and the postponed meeting top Trump officials had planned to have Tuesday. That move scuttled a carefully worked global compromise and effectively delayed climate action by two decades. Both men have this week pressed Trump to stay on board.

Scott Morrison clears the way for tax cuts in 2018

Along with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Mr Morrison has crafted a Budget created to reframe political conversations in this country between now and the next federal election in 2019. Australian Bankers' Association chief executive Anna Bligh said the levy was introduced without consultation with the banks and could threaten the stability of the financial system.

President Trump signs executive order giving Churches more political freedom

He vowed to defend all faiths, saying the order showed the United States "will never stand for religious discrimination". "No one should be censoring sermons or targeting pastors", he said. President Donald Trump is signing an executive order that will further weaken enforcement of an IRS rule barring churches and tax-exempt groups from endorsing political candidates.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) Broker Views On Wall Street

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM ) had an increase of 23.14% in short interest. Alpha One also assigned press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise USA stocks draw

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures CLc1 were trading at $47.89 per barrel, up 6 cents from the last settlement. The EIA now estimates US commercial crude oil inventories declined by 7.4 million barrels during April, compared with an average increase of 7.4 million barrels over the past five years.

Modi assures Lanka of India's support

After inaugurating the hospital, when Modi said health and well being of people of Sri Lanka "is a shared priority" then he actually was sending message to the Sri Lankan non-Buddhist Tamils that India cares for them, who are a minority in Sinhalese-Buddhist dominated country.

Merkel's party triumphs in rivals' heartland

Exit polls for ARD and ZDF public television Sunday showed Merkel's Christian Democrats beating the Social Democrats by 34.5 percent to 30.5 percent. It is also the home State of Martin Schulz, the Social Democratic challenger seeking to deny Ms.

US, Japan request urgent Security Council session on North Korea

Those are the missiles the U.S.is most anxious about, with the ability to reach the U.S. West Coast. The U.S. Pacific Command said it was assessing the type of missile but it was "not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile".

G7 seen urging Trump to stick with climate pact at summit

The Paris climate agreement itself provides a flexible, nonbinding framework for industrial countries to work within to improve their climate-friendly policies, according to The New York Times. "By expanding markets for innovative clean technologies, the agreement generates jobs and economic growth", the ads say . A withdrawal from the pact "is a key part of your plan to protect US energy producers and manufacturers from regulatory warfare not just for the next four years but also for ...

Sears CEO Lampert blames company's woes on 'irresponsible' media

Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Lampert, a hedge fund investor who is rarely seen in public, kicked off his appearance at an annual shareholders' meeting at Sears' headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois with a slideshow of headlines about the company's financial distress, dating back to 2008 .

Oil price tumbles on fears of oversupply

Energy Information Administration. What has proved to be a double whammy for OPEC is the fall in worldwide commodity markets triggered by recent Chinese manufacturing surveys. The contract lost $2.30, or 4.8 percent, to $45.52 on Thursday. Both benchmarks pared losses after Saudi Arabia's OPEC Governor Adeeb Al-Aama told Reuters that OPEC and non-OPEC nations were close to agreeing to extend a deal to curb production by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months from January 1.

Azerbaijan fully complies with OPEC deal

But after getting an initial lift from the deal, prices slipped into a downward spiral in mid-April. Iron ore and copper prices have been battered in recent days as weaknesses in the growth story emerge. It is set to be the fourth weekly fall on the trot for the greenback, now at its lowest since November. "It was somewhat disturbing that gasoline inventories went up yet another week, counter seasonally, and of course we saw continued increasing USA crude oil production", said Bjarne ...

China is ready for $124 billion investment

Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey also spoke at the opening ceremony. "The ancient silk routes thrived in times of peace, but lost vigour in times of war". Named after the historic Silk Road, the Belt and Road initiative was proposed by Xi in 2013 to chart out new territories for worldwide cooperation.

White House confirms: Trump to visit Israel

The trip later this month will include "a truly historic gathering in Saudi Arabia with leaders from all across the Muslim world ", Trump said in announcing the itinerary Thursday before an audience of us clergy in the White House Rose Garden.

United Kingdom spending money to strengthen cyber security of health system -Fallon

Operations and appointments were cancelled and ambulances diverted as hospital trusts became infected by a "ransomware" attack demanding payment to regain access to vital medical records. The message displaying on NHS computers . "With all ransomware attacks we recommend that people always have their operating systems and their applications completely patched and up-to-date, making sure that they have all of their files backed up and stored off-line and of course ensuring that their ...

Jakarta governor guilty of blasphemy for 'insulting Islam'

The development came as foreign-based rights groups and local critics have censured the government for not doing enough to protect religious minorities. "It's not about Ahok but it's about the future of equality, the future of citizenship in Indonesia", Andreas said. Outgoing Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama was found guilty of blasphemy by a District Court on Tuesday (May 9) and sentenced to two years' in jail.

Gerdau SA (GGB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

Gerdau SA has a 12 month low of $1.50 and a 12 month high of $4.39. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.40. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,077,079 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $2,930,000 after buying an additional 456,528 shares in the last quarter.

Israel Threatens to Evict UN from its East Jerusalem Headquarters

The resolution also regretted the failure of the Israeli occupying authorities to cease the persistent excavations, tunneling, works and projects in East Jerusalem , particularly in and around the Old City of Jerusalem , which are illegal under global law.

US, Japan call for UNSC's emergency meeting over North Korea

The test was "aimed at verifying the tactical and technological specifications of the newly developed ballistic rocket capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead", KCNA said. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has conducted several nuke tests of his own in preparation for total war. Mr Trump "cannot imagine Russian Federation is pleased" with the test as the missile landed closer to Russian Federation than to Japan, the statement added.

Canadian Hearing Society worker strike ends as tentative agreement ratified

The Hearing Society and CUPE Local 2073 reached a deal on Friday, which will ultimately increase workers' wages and offer a short-term disability program for any injured or ill staff. Next week, when full service resumes, we will incorporate new and expanded services into our programs to meet needs of more people across Ontario". 227 workers with the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) will return to the jobs they love on Monday, May 15th, following today's ratification of the tentative ...

G7 finance chiefs in Italy try to gauge Trump's policy plans

The G-7 includes Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the United States and U.K., with representatives of the European Union also attending. The finance meeting paves the way for a meeting of national leader in Sicily May 26-26. Indeed, whilst the USA seeks to lower business and individual income taxes, thus easing the fiscal pressure on the economy, whilst normalising the monetary policies by raising central bank interest rates, the rest of the world's largest economies are not ready to ...

Analysts Sights: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS)

According to Zacks, " Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.is a specialized National Security Technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security priorities". The company posted an earnings surprise of 50.00%. Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. (NASDAQ:KTOS) and Teekay Tankers Ltd.

Construction growth accelerates for third consecutive month

The sentiment regarding 12-month outlook remained elevated in April. April's index had an overall reading of 61.3, an improvement on the March figure and well above the 50 mark that separates growth from contraction. "Strong demand for the services of construction firms was also very much evident in further substantial increases in employment and input buying last month".

Pyongyang Claims It Successfully Tested Intermediate Ballistic Missile

The dispatch also said the test-firing "proved to the full all the technical specifications of the rocket", including its guidance and stabilization systems, structural system and launching systems "and reconfirmed the reliability" of a new rocket engine "under the practical flight circumstances".

BT Group plc (BT.A) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc

WPP Group PLC's 50-day moving average is 1,709.26GBX and its 200-day moving average is 1,763.08GBX. Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Novae Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, March 9th. If you are reading this story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global trademark and copyright laws. The legal version of this story can be accessed at ...

With Moon as prez, Korean talks a reality

In the call, Xi asked Moon to visit Beijing, Moon's office said. Moon's attitude during the call appeared to significantly relieve senior bureaucrats in Japan who were concerned he would take a tougher stance and be reluctant to cooperate with Japan and the United States in dealing with North Korea's provocations.

Stock within Traders Observation: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.'s (NYCB)

American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,308,768 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $18,283,000 after buying an additional 1,275,421 shares during the period. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 0 Buy, 0 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 3 Hold and 9. On Thursday, January 28 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform".

Coach Inc (COH) Shares Gap Up After Strong Earnings

They now have a $40.00 target price on the luxury accessories retailer's stock, up from their previous target price of $36.00. The stock price increased 1.64% or $-0.74 versus $45.20 at the end of the prior session. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Atlantic Equities. In other news, CAO Todd Kahn sold 19,450 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 10th.

Oil rebounds on Saudi assurances Russian Federation will extend supply cuts

Oil prices fell to fresh five-month lows on Friday on concerns about a persistent glut despite assurances from Saudi Arabia that Russian Federation was ready to join OPEC in extending supply cuts. Brent traded volumes on Thursday reached an all-time high of almost 542,000 contracts suggesting hedge funds had accelerated cuts in their long positions.

Kochi Metro appoints 23 transgenders for various duties

To be precise, at least 23 of the 530 Kudumbasree workers at 11 stations in Kochi Metro's Aluva-Palrivattom corridor will be transgenders, a report in The Hindu said. They were appointed after written test and interview conducted jointly by the two agencies. "I hope other firms in Kerala give them a respectable opportunity to work", George said.

3 keys to victory in Game 7 over Boston — Washington Wizards

This is what guys have always dreamed about. Bill Russell, who won 11 championships for the Celtics , used to be physically ill before every game like this one. This is why Thomas' player efficiency rating (26.59) ranked 7th in the National Basketball Association compared to Wall's (23.28) 21st ranking. However, the Wizards had just eight fastbreak points.

Oil up after USA inventories fall more than expected

That's 19 cents more per gallon than the 2016 annual average and would result in the average USA household spending about $160 more on motor fuel in 2017. The decline in USA crude oil inventories is likely due to the increase in gross inputs to refineries in April. However, as Reuters points out, high US gasoline inventories have caused some concern because consumer spending expectations hit a three-year low in April, while new vehicle sales have fallen year-on-year for four months in a row.

Tesla's Solar Roof gets a price

In a follow up tweet , Musk said that solar roofs will start going out to customers in the United States later this year. Tesla says that its cost of $21.85 per square foot is derived using similar methodology as that of Consumer Reports .

Kate Spade's stock soars after $2.4 billion Coach buyout deal

Coach will pay Kate Spade shareholders $18.50 a share in cash. In February 2017, Kate Spade reported sales growth of 9.3 percent, including its e-commerce operations in the quarter that ended in December 31, 2016. "We are confident that this combination will strengthen our overall platform and provide an additional vehicle for driving long-term, sustainable growth", Victor Luis, CEO of Coach, said in a statement .