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May 13 2017

Chinese Competition To Boeing 737, Airbus A320 Marks First Flight

After about 90 minutes in the air the plane landed safely back at Pudong airport in Shanghai. After the one-and-a-half hour flight, the test pilots came smiling from th...

May 13 2017

Amaya governance proposes name change to 'The Stars Group Inc'

Amaya just hired an industry veteran from William Hill Plc to focus on mergers and acquisitions, which Ashkenazi has said could play a central role in the second half of ...

May 13 2017

Donald Trump accused of 'witness intimidation'

Speaking to reporters during the daily press briefing, Spicer repeatedly attempted to paint Yates in partisan terms while defending the administration's decision to all...

May 13 2017

Russian Federation ready to play constructive role in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat

Moon, who took office on Wednesday, favors engagement with the North - whose key diplomatic backer is China - to bring it to the negotiating table over its nuclear and mi...

May 13 2017

Wall Street mixed after Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation head; Nasdaq hits record high

Ahead of the opening bell in NY, S&P 500 futures dipped 0.26 per cent to 2,384.8, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined 0.17 per cent to 20,834 and Nasdaq 100 f...

May 13 2017

Tunnel collapses at Hanford nuclear waste site

Although President Donald Trump's administration has vowed to slash the budgets of most Energy Department programs, the administration does not plan to skimp on the depar...

May 13 2017

Virtual reality firm Improbable raises $500m in funding led by Japan's SoftBank

Japanese technology conglomerate, SoftBank , opted to back Improbable in a funding round which has valued the business at approximately $1 billion. Speaking of the wis...

May 13 2017

Flipkart looks set to buy Snapdeal, makes informal offer of $1 billion

As per various reports , the term sheet with Flipkart could be signed soon and the due diligence for the deal would commence immediately thereafter. Although the Snapd...

May 13 2017

Here are the unanswered questions about Trump's 'tapes' warning to Comey

The lawyers did not release copies of Mr Trump's tax returns, so The Associated Press can not independently verify their conclusions. "These White House tapes could acc...

May 13 2017

Banks to fight 'smash and grab' $6.2bn tax

Mr Howard, who was able to successfully negotiate with the Australian Democrats in the Senate when he was prime minister, acknowledged his Liberal successor Malcolm Turnb...

May 13 2017

Plane in Air Force One fleet was at risk of catching fire

The oxygen system became contaminated when mechanics "caused the mishap by supplying and using non-oxygen clean tools, parts, components, a regulator, and an unauthorized...

May 13 2017

Chinese indigenous passenger jet to take on Boeing, Airbus

In this November 2, 2015 photo, workers roll out the first C919 jet aircraft manufactured at the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (COMAC) in Shanghai. ...

May 13 2017

Oil jumps, stocks and dollar steady with low volatility

In an overnight trade, crude futures also climbed sharply during the session on Wednesday as investors were enthusiast with the latest report from the Energy Information...

May 13 2017

Snap shares plummet as user growth slows, revenue misses

Snap Inc shares plunged on Wednesday after the owner of Snapchat reported slowing user growth and revenue in its first earnings report as a public company. That's not...

May 13 2017

Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia

The judge's unusual order came a day before Friday's two-year deadline to file charges in the May 12, 2015, crash that killed eight. Municipal Court Judge Marsha Neifie...

May 13 2017

AstraZeneca plans Imfinzi submission after trial

In London trading, FTSE 100 index rose 28.55 or 0.4% to 7,415.25 and in Frankfurt the DAX index increased 27.87 or 0.2% to 12,740.48. AstraZeneca is exploring the pot...

May 13 2017

Another scorpion reported on Houston United flight

They shuffled everyone off the plane and switched aircrafts just in case they were about to run into some sort of scorpions-on-a-plane B-movie thriller situation. A scorp...

May 13 2017

Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

The move to raise Aus$6.2 billion (US$4.5 billion) over four years through a 0.06 percent charge on the borrowings of the big five banks - ANZ, Commonwealth, Macquarie, N...

May 13 2017

Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N. Korea: Seoul

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In seems to be winning the country's election. In his first key appointments, Mo...

May 13 2017

ValiRx Plc (VAL) Rating Reiterated by Beaufort Securities

It has underperformed by 3.69% the S&P500. Liberum Capital now has a GBX 1750.00 target on the 1.27B GBP market cap company or 9.48% upside potential. Prelude Cap Mngmt L...