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US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

Last month's decline came as people left the labour force. Construction added 11,000 jobs while mining added 7,000. Yet even about 100,000 payroll additions a month would be enough to further nudge down the jobless rate, and the tight market is expected to push upstill-measured wage growth, juicing spending and the economy.

Where to From Here, Analysts Weigh in on Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) now have an ABR of 1.18.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. (NASDAQ:ETRM) shares moved to $5.26 after starting the day at $5.77. Beese Fulmer Invest holds 153,481 shares. Ssi Investment holds 4,721 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Malaysia Airlines Passenger Cockpit Attempt Disrupts Flight

Malaysian transport minister Abdul Aziz bin Kaprawi said the man was a Sri Lankan national and the item he claimed was a "bomb" turned out to be a battery pack. Police are now speaking with passengers who were onboard the flight as part for their investigation into the incident. The minister said the man was holding a " powerbank ", or phone charger, while Mr Leoncelli described it as a "giant black object".

German poll: Lead for Merkel's conservative bloc widens

Europe can no longer "completely independent" from the United States and the United Kingdom after the "breccia" and elect Donald trump President, said the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel . After the G7 summit, Merkel called the climate talks "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory". BBC Defence and Diplomatic Correspondent Jonathan Marcus says the mere fact that this is even in question shows just how uneasy the relationship is between Mr Trump and the organisation of which ...

Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

Zille's office said the province would maintain the disaster status for three months. The province's immediate interventions will include "drilling boreholes at hospitals, starting in the metro, to be followed by schools in high-risk water-scarce areas".

Supreme Court agrees: GOP lawmakers used race to redraw voting districts

In one of them, though, they said , they had made some use of race. A three-judge panel past year determined that the 1st Congressional District, which spreads like an octopus across northeast North Carolina and has a tentacle that dips into Durham County, and the 12th Congressional District, which snakes along Interstate 85 between Greensboro and Charlotte, were drawn specifically so that the majority of voters in each were black.

Chinese taxpayers have most to fear on Silk Road

The Chinese leader used the global gathering to promote his signature foreign policy project, the One Belt, One Road initiative. During his six-day visit, Prime Minister Sharif is scheduled to meet several Chinese leaders. "We are of firm belief that connectivity initiatives must be based on universally recognised global norms, good governance, rule of law, openness, transparency and equality".

Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

The report did not name the adviser. Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak came one day after Comey was sacked. "There was considerable frustration in the room", said Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a member of the Armed Services Committee. Flynn had reportedly signaled to the ambassador that Russian Federation could expect easing of USA sanctions under the new administration.

Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

The reason this matters is because a whopping 40 percent of all patent lawsuits in the USA are filed in East Texas, which has a history of ruling in favor of patent trolls . In that year, the general venue law was liberalized to allow a lawsuit to be filed where a defendant corporation "resides or is doing business". Previously, the so-called trolls would buy patents and then sue larger companies for royalties or damages.

Actress Reema Lagoo dies of cardiac arrest

Reema Lagoo, at the age of 59, passed away yesterday morning at 3:30 am due to a heart attack. In a statement, Lagoo's son-in-law Vinay Waikul said, "She was complaining of chest pain, so we took her to hospital around 1 a.m". "It was during the shooting of 'Aashiqui " I discovered what a great actor she was. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of actress Reema Lagoo .

Haley Echoes Trump Desire to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

Separately, a reported comment by a USA official helping prepare Trump's visit also led to Israeli criticism, with the official allegedly telling Israeli counterparts that the Western Wall was part of the occupied West Bank. "McMaster was asked twice by reporters whether the Western Wall is in Israel". "It is finally time to cut through the double-speak and broken promises and do what Congress said we should do in 1995: formally move our embassy to the capital of our great ally Israel".

McConnell: I recommended Merrick Garland to be Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said selecting an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to lead the agency would allow the nation to "reset". McCain also said in a statement that reports that the information was provided by a USA ally and shared without the country's knowledge could mean that other countries won't share intelligence with Americans in the future.

School board approves 2017-18 calendar, preliminary budget

The spending package in the budget for 2017-18 is up about $217,800 over the current year's budget. Christine Schlosman, chief financial officer for the district, recommended the 0.4-mill increase to balance a $2.6 million shortfall in the proposed budget due to increased expenses.

Hyundai & Kia to recall 240000 faulty vehicles

Today, Hyundai and Kia said they "accept the administrative order", adding: "There have been no reported injuries or accidents from the cited issues". The ministry also denied earlier reports that Hyundai Motor Group is considering to carry out a voluntary recall to fix its problems. Hyundai conducted the North American recall voluntarily, saying it was inspecting the engines for metal debris in the crankcase caused by a manufacturing process defect that has been corrected.

Inside the Musk Tunnel

No permit necessary for this first test tunnel. Musk envisions that it will eventually stretch from LAX to Culver City, Santa Monica, Westwood and Sherman Oaks. The point seems to be that that Godot will be getting up to speed to bore the tunnel at a fast pace. The electric sled can transport cars at 125 miles per hour through tunnels, according to Musk.

Kolkata Police hunt for Justice Karnan with no luck

The plea on behalf of the judge was mentioned before the bench, which also comprised Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer, which had just concluded the day's hearing on the issue of triple talaq. He is due to retire next month. Mr Nedumpara, who undertook to face the court, had faced a contempt notice himself two months ago. To Justice Karnan's lawyer's request, the SC said he could file an application and be heard when judges are available.

Germany's economy grows strongly in Q1 2017

First-quarter GDP growth was 0.6%, faster than the October-to December 2016 figure of 0.4%. The Federal Statistical Office said Friday that the mild winter helped the construction industry do particularly well, but investment in machinery and equipment was "markedly up" in the January-March period compared with the previous quarter.

USA unemployment rate drops to 10-year low as job growth rebounds

According to a private-sector report released Wednesday , service industries drove growth in April. The results in April show a rebound after worse-than-expected job growth in March. Despite overall employment growth, wage increase remained tepid. Provincially, Alberta registered an unemployment rate of 7.9 per cent in April, that's down 0.5 per cent from 8.4 per cent the previous month.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc Shares Plummet As Q1 Earnings Miss Badly

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hertz Global Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. MKM Partners reiterated a buy rating and issued a $29.00 price target (down from $33.00) on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Sunday, March 19th.

Britain win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after 23 years

Sunil was impressive as he beat defender Cory Bennett to the convert a sensational goal taking India's lead to a comfortable 3-0. That was not all, Indian hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh and Talwinder Singh combined beautifully from the right flank, right at the death, and the latter's subtle shot on goal finally made the scoreline 4-0 in favour of India .