Student holds own graduation ceremony on stalled subway vehicle

Alcantara, a nursing school graduate, said he left his home extra early - 8 a.m. - for the 10 a.m. ceremony. It soon became clear that Jerich, decked out in his full academic regalia, wasn't going to make it to the ceremony in time, and that's when his friends, family, and fellow commuters stepped in to help.

Canada manufacturing growth cools modestly in May

As the bloc's economic performance improves, the European Central Bank is likely to signal a move away from its ultra-easy monetary policy by September, economists in a Reuters poll forecast last month. That was less than economists' forecast of 50.1 and extends a streak of declines to three months. Investec Ireland chief economist Philip O'Sullivan said the Irish economy appeared to be enjoying the benefit of an improving worldwide backdrop, with his bank forecasting the world economy ...

Canada FM says Canada must do more as US leadership wanes

In a major address to the House of Commons in Ottawa , Freeland pressed the need for Canada to build up its military because she said America wanted to "shrug off the burden of world leadership". Freeland also pledged that the Liberal government will boost investments in the military "to not only redress years of neglect and underfunding, but also to place the Canadian Armed Forces on a new footing-with the equipment, training, resources and consistent, predictable financing".

Top US Diplomat in China Quits Over Trump Climate Policy

Rank assumed the position of Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy Beijing in January 2016. Veteran China reporter John Pomfret tweeted the news yesterday, citing unnamed sources which said that Rank "couldn't back Trump on climate" and had found himself unable to deliver a formal notification to the Chinese government regarding the USA withdrawal from the worldwide accord.

Australia's Central Bank Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

With economists forecasting a sharp collapse in first-quarter economic growth figures due out on Wednesday, Mr Morrison moved to pre-empt the bad news, saying it had already been factored into last month's federal budget. Wide variations in the housing market have also contributed to uncertainty in the economy. CoreLogic has reported only one month of negative dwelling value movements, albeit during the seasonally weak month of May.

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

The oil will flow from the Bakken/Three Forks production areas in North Dakota to a storage and terminal hub outside Patoka, IL and/or down to additional terminals in Nederland, TX, the firm said. The 1,172-mile (1,885-km) pipeline will carry Bakken crude from North Dakota through the Midwest, which will then be transported through a connecting pipe to the U.S.

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

Coach Steve Kerr had hoped to be on the bench for Games 1, but opted to stay in the locker room as he continues to recover from difficulties from his back surgery nearly two years ago. Two teams that believe they can improve on their opening performance hook up against Sunday in Game 2 of the NBA Finals . I think the Cavs on Sunday will make a pointed emphasis to not letting him get so many easy attempts around the rim.

Drugmaker rejects lawsuit over opiate sales

Ohio's attorney general said the state is suing five drugmakers, alleging they fueled the opioid crisis by misrepresenting the addictive risks of their painkillers. A woman who lost her daughter to opiate addiction appeared with DeWine today, explaining to reporters how powerless she and millions of Americans feel against this public health crisis.

Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Israel captured the area from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast war and claims all the city as its eternal capital. Israel considers the holy city to be its capital and insists the city must not be divided; Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital for a future, independent state.

Passengers overpower man trying to enter cockpit during Malaysia Airlines flight

The plane safely landed at Melbourne Airport at 11:41 p.m., officials said . Malaysia's Deputy Transport Minister Aziz Kaprawi was quoted in the Star , a local news outlet, saying the passenger was drunk. Safety and security are of Malaysia Airlines' utmost priority. A passenger named Andy said he heard the passenger threaten to blow up the plane about 10 minutes after the plane took off.

Uber fires engineer at center of trade secret suit

Waymo has alleged that Anthony Levandowski downloaded 14,000 documents containing trade secrets before he founded a startup that was purchased by Uber. The company is testing autonomous cars with real passengers in Pittsburgh and elsewhere. Uber said his refusal to hand over those documents - a key piece of evidence in the lawsuit between Uber and Google's parent company - violated the terms of his employment.

What's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG)

It has underperformed by 48.43% the S&P500. 58,353 are held by Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, KIM earned gross profit of 735.28 Million, in 2015 862.29 Million gross profit, while in 2016 Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM ) produced 872.27 Million profit.

Hindustan Petroleum March-quarter profit beats estimates

The company's board approved a bonus issue of 1:2, implying that an investor will receive one share for every two held. ONGC's total income for the quarter in consideration, however, increased an impressive 29.24 per cent at Rs 26,233.56 crore on account of better revenue from operations, as compared to Rs 20,297.33 crore earned in the corresponding quarter of 2015-16.

OBOR: In major blow to China, Europian Union endorsement unlikely

Xi also appealed to foreign leaders to resist pressure to close markets. "They see an opportunity to fill the vacuum and take advantage of perceptions globally", said Andrew Gilholm, director of analysis for North Asia at Control Risks Group, referring to changing perceptions of United States leadership in the Trump era.

OPEC likely to extend output cuts into next year

Such moves would spark a surge in USA oil production, which is already forecast for 2017 to rise by as much as 17% compared to a year earlier to +10 million barrels daily. This could flood global oil markets an additional ~347 million barrels of crude in an environment where oil is already weighed down by a long-running supply overhang.

China's LeEco to cut jobs in US amidst cash crunch

Meanwhile, Yang Lijie, LeEco's CFO, has also announced that he will be resigning, to be replaced by Zhang Wei. Jia Yueting, chairman and CEO of China-based LeEco, has stepped down as CEO of the company but will retain his position as chairman, according to a recent stock exchange filing.

Tigers snap Rangers' streak at 10, beat Texas 9-3

He added three RBIs and a couple of dandy defensive plays at first base. Texas has won a lot of games in a lot of ways over the last ten days but when the starting pitching gets thumped, that's a recipe for a loss. Even though the second-place Rangers have baseball's longest winning streak since Boston won 11 straight late past year, they have made up just two games on the AL West-leading Astros, who have a 6½ game cushion.

The moment teenage Mark Zuckerberg got accepted into Harvard

Seriously, even his dad seemed more excited at the sight of an email from Harvard University! It's grainy and shows Mark Zuckerberg on a bulky desktop computer, sitting on the edge of a bed, and it takes more than a few seconds for him to boot up his email.

Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo

Ronaldo is at his brilliant best, scoring two goals in the victory, including this hammer of an effort to effectively seal the three points for Real in the 78th minute. The Spanish publication adds that Zidane is ready to part ways with the Colombia worldwide and Los Blancos will demand €75m for his services - in order to recoup most of the money they invested to lure him away from Monaco in 2014.

Trump's intel disclosure to Russia put spy in danger

The meeting with the Russians came a day after the firing, and was controversial in itself - a red carpet welcome for Russian President Vladimir Putin's top aides months after Russia was hit with U.S. Trump has frequently tasked aides and surrogates with delivering apparently false or misleading statements or to aggressively argue points that the president later contradicts.

Tata Steel net loss narrows as domestic, European sales grow

The steel company's accounts for the year to 31 March 2017 - published on the Indian Stock Exchange today - said that after "prolonged and intense" negotiations with the BSPS Trustee, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) a deal in principle had been reached between Tata Steel UK and the BSPS Trustee.

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

If the new report about ordering Comey to stop investigating Flynn is true, then both that request and firing Comey for not obeying it (if that was indeed Trump's motivation) arguably constitute obstruction of justice. Trump told Comey that Flynn had done nothing wrong, according to the memo. In 2007, he told Congress about a now-famous showdown with senior White House officials over the Bush administration's warrantless wiretapping program.

Singapore sovereign fund GIC pares UBS stake at a loss

UBS is managing the sale, according to an emailed statement from the bank. "GIC made the UBS sale despite the loss because conditions have changed fundamentally since GIC invested in UBS in February 2008, as have UBS' strategy and business", GIC head Lim Chow Kiat said in a statement.

Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

Defence Secretary James Mattis has briefed the Congress on the option, but the military has not yet chose to intercept a test missile. But, mindful that this would likely trigger massive retaliation and casualties in South Korea and Japan, US officials say the Trump administration's main focus is on tougher economic sanctions.

Healthy SC teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

A caffeine overdose killed a SC teenager last month, the Richland County coroner said Monday. "Parents please talk to your kids about the dangers of these energy drinks ", said Davis' father, Sean Cripe. "These drinks can be very risky", Watts said. "A cup of coffee, a can of soda isn't going to cause this thing", said Dr. Amy Durso, deputy chief medical examiner for Richland County.

Warren Buffett's one-word answer for why he hasn't purchased Amazon shares

Yet Buffett and Munger stood by Wells Fargo and other Berkshire investments, including United Airlines and Coca-Cola. "It's a lot of people with a lot of buying power", he said. "In Buffett's annual letter in 2015, he gloated that 98% of shares voted were against the proposal, a result he interpreted as, "'Don't send us a dividend but instead reinvest all of the earnings, '" adding, "To have our fellow owners-large and small-be so in sync with our managerial philosophy is both remarkable ...

Elon Musk Just Released Breakthrough Updates About His New Company

Elon Musk has given a glimpse into the underground network of tunnels he's building to help people avoid travelling through LA traffic. Late past year the Tesla and SpaceX CEO announced he was creating a new venture, The Boring Company, to start digging traffic-tackling tunnels under Los Angeles.

April retail sales data issued by Commerce and NRF heads up

Compared with a year earlier, total sales in April rose 4.5%. Also, the March 2017 change in sales was revised from down 0.2 percent to up 0.1 percent. Yet a category that includes online retailers reported sales growth of 1.4 percent, the strongest of any group. Consumer confidence has soared since the presidential election, but spending hasn't increased as much as the jump in optimism would suggest.

Tesla starts taking orders for solar roof

Musk sold investors on Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity with the promise of providing an expanded selection of clean energy products. Tesla has opened pre-orders for Solar Roofs based on the tiles it unveiled past year. The cost of Solar Roof is less. Certain tiles will have the photovoltaic cells embedded in them while some won't due to varying sun exposure for the tiles.

Oil dips as concerns linger over USA production

OPEC members and other producers including Russian Federation pledged to reduce their output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) in the first half of the year, but the impact of the initiative has been slow to show up in global inventory data.

Boxing in fantastic shape after Joshua triumph - Hopkins

But Tyson believes Joshua has what it takes to reign atop the division for a long time and bring the big men back into the big time. Boxing has been struggling to find a new heavyweight champion who can captivate a worldwide audience for years.

National Day of Prayer observance set in Anna

Truman signed a bill proclaiming a National Day of Prayer must be declared by each following president at an appropriate date of his choice. The National Day of Prayer and Bible Marathon will be at the Blount Historic Courthouse at noon.

Acadia Realty Trust Enters Oversold Territory

Today there are 159,297,000 shares in issue of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. which are now trading at 112.77 which brings the business's market capitalisation to 17.96B Dollars. This dividend, in the amount of $0.30 per share, is payable on May 31, 2017 to shareholders of record on May 16, 2017. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.05%.

Sensex retreats from record, but stays above 30k

All the BSE sectoral indices led by FMCG, metal, bank and IT, were trading in positive zone with gains of up to 0.57 per cent. Sensex closed at 30,029.74 down 104 points or 0.34%, while Nifty 50 ended at 9,342.15 below 10 points or 0.10%.

Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

It was created to ensure rich Americans couldn't deduct their way out of paying any federal income tax. "That's the heavy lift", said Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va. The will of Congress to pass the heavy political life to lower the top corporate rate from 35 percent to 15 percent is likely nearly nonexistent. [T] he plan would increase the standard deduction from $12,600 to $24,000 ($12,000 if single), and eliminate personal exemptions.

Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna

The federal appeals court in Washington ruled by a majority of 2 to1 that the Anthem-Cigna merger would have unacceptably reduced competition in the market. Indianapolis-based Anthem declined less than 1 percent to $177.89. The decision likely puts an end to the merger, and comes on the heels of another major health insurance merger, between Aetna and Humana, also being blocked.

Mobile US Inc (TMUS) PT Raised to $80.00 at Jefferies Group LLC

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) has a mean recommendation of 1.63, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research. Shares outstanding are recorded as 830.61 M and total shares floated are 289.44 M. Churn, or customer defections, was 1.18 percent, compared with the average analyst estimate of 1.27 percent according to FactSet. See which 3 stocks are most likely to make moves following their insider activities.

BoJ chief warns over 'likely' delay on inflation target

Meanwhile, the inflation forecast for this fiscal was lowered to 1.4% from 1.5%. Talking about a specific exit strategy now would cause undue confusion in markets. "If so, it's natural to believe that this will lead to an improvement in the output gap, tighten labour market conditions, thereby pushing up wages and inflation".

Twitter posts strong user growth, shares soar

Notably, the social media service surpassed user growth expectations for the quarter, adding an additional nine million users to an average active monthly user base of 328 million accounts. For the full year, Twitter expects non-GAAP expenses to be flat to down 5% year over year. There's been numerous tactics to make people and tweets to follow easier to find.

Freeport-McMoRan's Q1 2017 Earnings Review: Favorable Copper Pricing Environment Boosts Earnings

A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on FCX. Zacks Investment Research lowered Freeport-McMoRan from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, January 30th. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Freeport-McMoRan 3.16 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 4.01 Billion. The company reported an impressive total revenue of 14.83 Billion in the last fiscal year.

Twitter has Trump, and a troubling revenue drop

The social media giant's monthly active users rose to 328 million - 7 million more than expected and 9 million more than the previous quarter. Twitter has struggled to attract new users since the company went public in 2013. On the revenue front, Twitter did report a quarterly decline, noting that "there is still work to be done to translate" an improved user experience into revenue growth.

LeBron and Cavaliers sweep away Pacers

They did it behind four-time league MVP, three-time National Basketball Association champion and seven-time Finals participant LeBron James, who was sensational in finishing with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists for his 17th career playoff triple-double, and bench players Deron Williams , Channing Frye , Kyle Korver and Iman Shumpert.

Dutch Economic Affairs minister says still opposed to Akzo Nobel takeover

McGarry said. PPG has said a merger could result in savings worth at least $750m. PPG said the spinoff plan "clearly fails to meet the additional growth opportunities that will be available to all employees of the much larger combined company".

Partial French official results show Macron, Le Pen in second round

Fillon won 19.9 percent of the vote, close to the 19.4 percent for extreme-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, who did not immediately lend his support to Macron for the run-off. "The challenge is to open a new page in our political life and to take action so that everyone his able to find his or her place in France and in Europe".

March for science events take place around the globe

Not only has Trump begun to rip apart key domestic and global environmental regulations and safeguards, has targeted science and research with budget cuts, filled his administration with climate change deniers and seems intent on reviving the U.S's dirty industry in his plan for jobs.

Embattled United CEO Received $18 Million in 2016 Compensation

The company said in a regulatory filing that about $6.8 million U.S. of the total was related to a signing bonus that Munoz was promised in 2016. United did not respond directly to Clark's comment, sharing instead a previous statement from CEO Oscar Munoz apologizing for the incident and vowing to "fix what's broken".

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

House Republicans are also working to loosen Dodd-Frank regulations. Therefore, both the White House and Congress agree that the federal government can afford to implement such a massive fiscal stimulus in terms of the significant initial costs.

No red beacons on official vehicles from May 1: Jaitley

According to Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari , the ban " is a huge democratic decision ". "From May 1 no one in the country would be able to have red beacons atop official vehicles". Chouhan had also admitted that many unauthorised persons were using red beacons . This move is directly in line with the Prime Minister's vision of a transparent government, where no leaders enjoy additional benefits.

Top Delhi school student loses control over auto; kills one, injures 2

Three others identified as Asif, Karan and Sanjay were also critically injured in the incident. A class 12th student who was driving the vehicle has been apprehended. He is a resident of Model Town in north Delhi. "His friends fled the scene after the accident", Narwal told IANS . The owner of the car- Chug's friend Ujjwal's father -is likely to face charges in connection with the accident.

Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

In January, Volkswagen also agreed to pay $1.5 billion to the United States to settle its civil environmental, customs, and financial violations. During the sentencing hearing, the court accepted the parties' plea agreement, which requires VW to pay a $2.8 billion penalty stemming from the company's decade-long scheme to sell diesel vehicles containing software created to cheat USA emissions tests.