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Majority believe Japan PM bears some responsibility for altered documents

Majority believe Japan PM bears some responsibility for altered documents Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denied Monday that a remark he made a year ago in the Diet led to the manipulation of Ministry of Finance documents on a state land plot sold to school operator Moritomo Gakuen. Ministry officials deleted all mentions of Akie Abe from the papers to hide her apparent influence on the negotiations, according to Koike. More than 80 percent of respondents to the Asahi pol... [Full Article...]

Claire's files for bankruptcy

Claire's files for bankruptcy Claire's Accessories has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States, in a bid to bring down its debt by $1.9bn (£1.4bn). It will see lenders including Elliott Management and Monarch Alternative Capital inject 575 million United States dollars of fresh cash into the group. [Full Article...]

With 97% votes counted, Putin has 76

With 97% votes counted, Putin has 76 He also added that it was not that hard to vote for his candidacy as he is confident that the course he is suggesting for the country in his election program is the right one. Russian election officials described the move a violation of worldwide law. Voters will cast ballots at 100,000 polling stations in 85 regions across Russian Federation as well as 145 countries , according to Al Jazee... [Full Article...]

Putin rolled to a crushing victory in Russian presidential vote

Putin rolled to a crushing victory in Russian presidential vote Mr Navalny himself is barred from running. Results from 60 percent of precincts show Putin polling more than 75 percent of the vote. "We will think about the future of our great Motherland", said Putin, before leading the crowd in repeated chants of " Russia! ". [Full Article...]

KCR plans to meet West Bengal CM soon

KCR plans to meet West Bengal CM soon In a new political development which could set the tone for the 2019 elections, both the leaders talked about creating a federal front excluding the Congress and the BJP. "Every political party has its own identity and respect. but no one party should rule the country". Post by-polls defeats of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi had met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)... [Full Article...]

Yi Gang, US-trained economist, to lead China's central bank

Yi Gang, US-trained economist, to lead China's central bank Yi had been a vice governor of PBOC and a protégé of outgoing chief Zhou Xiaochuan. Xi Jinping reshaped his core economic team on Monday ( March 19), promoting two trusted, US-educated lieutenants to key positions at a time of escalating trade tensions with Washington and concerns over a growing debt mountain. [Full Article...]

Britain assured European Union that Brexit deal will have Irish 'backstop' - lawmaker

Britain assured European Union that Brexit deal will have Irish 'backstop' - lawmaker EU leaders are expected to approve the transition deal and pass it to the European Parliament for legal approval at a European Council summit in Brussels later this week. Tanaiste Simon Coveney earlier tweeted a picture of him meeting Mr Barnier saying negotiations were "moving forward". "In the interests of business across Europe, both sides must now do everything in their power to ensure that ... [Full Article...]

Micro Focus valuation plummets following sales warning

Micro Focus valuation plummets following sales warning Micro Focus further scared investors with news that its chief executive Chris Hsu had submitted his resignation to spend time with family and pursue another opportunity, and would step down immediately. Bessemer Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Micro Focus International in the 4th quarter worth about $111,000. The company, however, moved to reassure investors that the impact on its adj... [Full Article...]

Hammerson rejects Klépierre takeover bid in 'less than 24 hours'

Hammerson rejects Klépierre takeover bid in 'less than 24 hours' Hammerson said it had quickly rejected the approach, which was made March 8. The move comes after Hammerson agreed a £3.4 billion takeover of Intu in December previous year, which will create the UK's biggest property company. and UK mall operator Westfield Corp for $16 billion, while Hammerson agreed to buy smaller rival Intu Properties for about £3.4 billion. The real estate firm also sa... [Full Article...]

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)- Stocks under Performance Radar

It has outperformed by 16.40% the S&P500. (Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell). The institutional investor held 73,835 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.62M, up from 31,034 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

IndiGo aircraft grounded in Jammu, 6th such incident in a week

IndiGo aircraft grounded in Jammu, 6th such incident in a week Yesterday, less than a week after the aviation regulator grounded eleven A320neos aircraft of IndiGo and GoAir over safety concerns, IndiGo on Sunday withdrew another A320neo due to an engine problem. On March 12, Indigo A320Neo flight returned to Ahmedabad, within 40 minutes of being airborne due to the an engine glitch and the DGCA took action. [Full Article...]

Data Shows United Has More Pet Deaths Than Other Airlines

To rectify their mistake, the pilot diverted the entire flight to OH to drop the animal off safely. United said it offered compensation to all passengers as a result of the diversion. United said there was a miscommunication between the flight attendant and Kokito's owner. But Robledo's attorney, Evan Oshan, said the flight attendant who stashed Kokito in the bin should be criminally charged... [Full Article...]

Alibaba to invest additional $2bn in Lazada

Alibaba to invest additional $2bn in Lazada Lucy Peng Lei, who is now chairman of Lazada, will take over as chief executive officer after Alibaba acquired control of the company in 2016 with an investment of $1 billion and further increased its stake to 83 per cent with another $1 billion previous year. [Full Article...]

Apple is secretly making its own MicroLED screens

Apple is secretly making its own MicroLED screens We have no confirmed information from Apple about the existence of this phone. Another report from Digitimes claims that the iPhone SE 2 will be produced in the second quarter of this year. Alongside the affordable iPhone, Apple is also rumored to launch affordable iPad and MacBook in 2018. It is far more probable that Apple will either freeze prices, or try to restrain the iPhone 11 gener... [Full Article...]

Raging Australia Bushfire Destroys 70 Homes and Sends Residents Fleeing

Raging Australia Bushfire Destroys 70 Homes and Sends Residents Fleeing While the RFS had warned it was too unsafe for Tathra locals to leave the area, some residents were evacuated to Bega. On Sunday, about 280 firefighters were battling the blazes, with assistance from 29 aircraft. Communication was hampered when a mobile phone tower collapsed, making it hard to determine how many people remained in the town. "We've had a number of firefighters that have succumb... [Full Article...]

France 'does not recognize' Russian vote in Crimea

France 'does not recognize' Russian vote in Crimea The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it reiterated Latvia's "principled position on the issues of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine" and furthermore condemned the Russian Federation's "aggression in the east of Ukraine and stands up for maintaining European Union sanctions till the full implementation of the Minsk agreements". [Full Article...]

Teacher to find out if she has won million-dollar prize

Teacher to find out if she has won million-dollar prize She hailed the arts after being named the victor of the award during the ceremony in Dubai, which recognises individuals who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. The prime minister said: 'You have shown enormous dedication and creativity in your work. "The 10 of us represent the different facets of what thousands of great teachers do to serve their communities all over the wor... [Full Article...]

The Brokerages Expect Oasis Petroleum Inc

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since March 15, 2017 and is downtrending. Schneider Capital Management Corp increased Oasis Petroleum Inc ( OAS ) stake by 6.98% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with "Neutral" on Friday, September 9. Piper Jaffray has "Overweight" rating and $51 target. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup w... [Full Article...]

Over 300 Students Walk Out at Grants Pass High School

Over 300 Students Walk Out at Grants Pass High School Classmate Azaria Vargas said the walkout "is of paramount importance in showing that, as students, we have voices and can make them heard". The webpage promoting the national call to action, specifically says, "to protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools". [Full Article...]

Russians Vote on New Putin Term as Tensions Flare With West

Russians Vote on New Putin Term as Tensions Flare With West He invited Russians to join an online contest for the best name for some of the weapons, a competition that drew hundreds of thousands of proposals. A Russian election monitoring group said Saturday it registered an "alarming" rise in recent days in complaints that employers are forcing or pressuring workers to vote. [Full Article...]


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