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  • Becton Dickinson to acquire CR Bard for $24 billion

    Becton Dickinson to acquire CR Bard for $24 billion

    The deal announced Sunday was approved by both companies' boards but still needs regulatory and Bard shareholder approvals. Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ reduced its stake in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) by 24.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports .

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  • Israel targets Syria positions after Golan mortar fire

    Israel targets Syria positions after Golan mortar fire

    The IDF has refused to comment on Sunday's purported strike, which occurred following several confirmed Israeli strikes in Syria in response to projectiles that landed in Israel's Golan Heights Friday. Israel occupied 1,200sq km of the Golan from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the worldwide community.

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  • International Monetary Fund members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves

    International Monetary Fund members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves

    With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy. In a statement posted on its official news website, CBI notes that the worldwide entity has made its projections based on data collected up to December 14, 2016, which mostly consist of changes that took place during the first half of the previous fiscal year (ended March 20, 2017).

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  • Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case

    Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case

    Police posed as children between the ages of 13 and 16 and negotiated deals to sell sex. He said there were hundreds of men who responded to undercover officers' online advertisements and majority stopped communicating when they found out they appeared to be dealing with underage girls - but 104 men didn't stop.

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  • Wall Street dips before French election, but up for week

    USA stocks rallied on Thursday, with the Nasdaq closing at a record high, driven by a round of solid earnings. AmEx reported a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, indicating the credit card company was recovering from the loss of key partnerships previous year.

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  • IMD forecasts normal rainfall in 2017 monsoon

    IMD forecasts normal rainfall in 2017 monsoon

    The met predicted 98 percent rainfall for the year 2013 and we received 106 percent rainfall resulting in a gain of 8 percent and above normal monsoon for that year. Gopal Jiwarajka, president of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said the latest IMD prediction is encouraging as normal monsoon behavior helps not only the agriculture sector but also boosts rural demand and manufacturing.

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  • Oil prices rise on potential extension of output cuts

    Traders focused on preliminary US production estimates included in the weekly EIA report that suggest domestic output is continuing to climb. Brent futures rose 0.6 per cent after rising 6.4 per cent. shale patch. It sees 2017 output at 9.22 million barrels a day, up a modest 0.1% from the previous forecast. According to a report by Wall Street Journal, Saudi Arabia has informed other members of the oil organisation that it wants to extend a coordinated production cut beyond the first ...

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  • Ofcom wants to open up BT's infrastructure for new fibre broadband

    Ofcom wants to open up BT's infrastructure for new fibre broadband

    It has also suggested that CSPs should be allowed to use the Openreach infrastructure to provide business leased line services, which can help fund their own fibre deployment and strengthen the business case for doing so. In 2016, Openreach began to trial processes for duct and pole sharing with five CSPs. Ofcom plans to require Openreach to ensure its existing network of ducts and poles is "ready for use".

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  • UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

    UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

    Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters. "While previously, the US-South-Korean alliance was used to contain a possible aggression by North Korea ... and ensured South Korea's defense, we have recently been facing the danger of negative consequences on this cooperation", Lee Yeonjae, a professor at the Institute of North Korean Studies in Seoul and an adviser to the Justice Party, said in an interview with Sputnik Korea.

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  • Exxon Seeks Waiver From US Sanctions on Russia

    Congress is also investigating possible ties between aides to then-candidate Donald Trump and Russian officials. Tillerson has said that he would recuse himself from Russia-related matters for two years as Secretary of State. This proved to be problematic for both parties: Rosneft does not have the technological ability to drill in cold offshore conditions by itself, while Russian Federation was Exxon's second-biggest exploration area at the time.

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  • April the giraffe gives birth before online audience

    April the giraffe gives birth before online audience

    A logo on the feed quickly changed from ToysRUs to BabiesRUs following the birth. April gave birth shortly before 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at Adventure Park in rural Harpursville, about 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of New York City. The money will be used for the care of the animals. Its gender was not yet known, and its name will be determined through a competition run by the park.

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  • People flee New York's Penn Station after false reports of gunfire

    People flee New York's Penn Station after false reports of gunfire

    FDNY officials say 16 people were treated for injuries resulting from the chaos that did not appear to be life-threatening. Some people thought the pop of the Taser was a gun. Friday's incident comes on the heels of two minor train derailments at Penn Station in recent weeks. About 1200 passengers were trapped without any help or info for hours, and after being stuck under the Hudson River, water began to drip down from the ceilings into their cars.

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  • IMF, WTO, OECD vow to defend free trade against protectionism

    IMF, WTO, OECD vow to defend free trade against protectionism

    Still, the three multinational groups insist that greater progress toward freer trade is "important to reinvigorating global growth", repeating their longstanding view that free trade spreads broad economic benefits. These economies have been incompetent in addressing trade shocks such as job losses, though job losses in certain sectors or regions have resulted from technological changes to a large extent, rather than from trade, said the report.

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  • Hungarian president signs university law that sparked protests

    Hungarian president signs university law that sparked protests

    The law requires universities in Hungary also to have a campus in their home countries. The Hungarian government should engage in "serious, urgent and good-faith talks" with the Central European University about legal changes seen to be targeting the school founded by billionaire George Soros, a USA diplomat said Tuesday.

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  • Shares of United States auto companies fall as passenger vehicle sales decline

    Shares of United States auto companies fall as passenger vehicle sales decline

    That distinction belongs to Tesla Inc., which rose 7.3 percent and now has a market value of $48.63 billion, compared with Ford's $45.47 billion. When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Ford Motor Co. An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock's current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels.

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  • Some EpiPens recalled, FDA says

    Some EpiPens recalled, FDA says

    The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer Inc company, and distributed by Mylan between December 2015 and July 2016. "The potential defect could make the device hard to activate in an emergency and have significant health consequences for a patient experiencing a life-threatening allergic reaction", Mylan said in a statement Friday.

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  • House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

    The rule would have prohibited Internet service providers from selling the browsing history of their customers. Republicans and industry groups have blasted that discrepancy, saying it is unfair and confusing for consumers. The fight over privacy sets the stage for an even larger battle later this year over Republican plans to overturn the net neutrality provisions adopted by the administration of former President Barack Obama in 2015.

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