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Studies estimate impact of AHCA on insurance

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House Republicans sued the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama Administration, challenging the legality of making the cost-sharing subsidies. Many of them, however, provide comprehensive coverage that includes many of these benefits. The survey also found that were the age-26 dependent coverage rule to be repealed - which is not expected to be an element of a potential replacement bill - more than twice as many employers would keep the eligibility ... Read More »

Ashmore Group PLC (LSE:ASHM): VC in The Spotlight

About 131,535 shares traded. Low & Bonar plc (LON:LWB) has 0.00% since May 23, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Read More »

Cholera has killed 242 in Yemen

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Yemen has been ruined by two years of civil war, with 18.8 million people needing humanitarian aid, many of them on the brink of starvation, and less than 45 percent of health facilities fully functional. "The population is using water sources that are contaminated", Zagaria said, referring to the lack of electricity, which subsequently led to the malfunction of water pumping stations as well as a damage to sewer systems. Read More »

Naugam operation: Jaitley hails Indian troops for foiling infiltration

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Both martyred soldiers were part of a team on patrol between two forward posts in the Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC when they were attacked by Pakistan's BAT. Kalia said the fighting ended on Sunday in Nowgam sector, almost 140 kilometers (85 miles) northwest of Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir. "Two infiltrating terrorists were killed", an army official had said. Read More »

Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express

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Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inspected the Tejas Express at Delhi's Safdarjung station. Mumbai: The luxurious air-conditioned Tejas Express train is all set to make its maiden journey on Monday. The journey will commence at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 3:25 pm on Monday, and will arrive at Karmali in Goa at 12:35 am the next day, with halts at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal. Read More »

Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

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Hackett (above) will join from Ford Smart Mobility (in other words, the autonomous motoring bit of the company), where he's been in the position of chairman since March 2016. "I think investors understand our strategy". Just last week, Ford announced it would cut its white-collar workforce by ten percent in North America and Asia, as the auto industry in general faced new challenges. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz partners with Vivint Solar for home energy storage in US

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Home battery systems allow customers to store solar power generated during the day for use after sunset, a time when they might charge an electric vehicle. A recent survey by Greentech Media found residential storage in the USA costs between $1,300 and $2,000 per kilowatt-hour, excluding installation charges. Read More »

U.S. airlines meet Homeland Security officials over laptop ban

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European regulators warned that placing hundreds of devices in the hold on long-haul flights could compromise safety if poorly deactivated lithium-ion batteries catch fire. It was established in response to fears that militants could build a bomb into such electronics, which could pass through the security checks applied to cabin luggage but could be more easily detected by the screening applied to luggage placed in the hold. Read More »

UK court rejects Nestle's bid to trademark KitKat shape

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Previous year a High Court judge said the shape of Nestle's chocolate stalwart could not be patented. Today's decision upholds that ruling. The Court of Appeal ruled against the confectionary firm trademarking the chocolate bar following a long-running legal battle with Cadbury . Read More »

Another Record...For The Nasdaq; S&P Inches Lower

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London's FTSE 100 rose 0.9 percent. The price of oil edged higher. The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack continued to spread on Monday, which sent cybersecurity stocks like FireEye and Symantec higher, while politicians in Washington wonder whether Republicans' odds of implementing tax cuts and other pro-business policies have diminished. Read More »

Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%

Rising inflation and poor income growth were cited as the main reasons for consumers feeling the squeeze; reflected in disappointing retail sales data and a surprisingly steep drop in new vehicle sales. It raised its growth forecast for 2018 to 1.7% up from 1.6% in February. It said consumers were being squeezed between sluggish income growth and rising inflation, and that could be seen in weak retail sales and a sharp fall in new auto registrations in April. Read More »

Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts

Energy ministers from the two countries said supply cuts should be extended for nine months, until March 2018. Oil halted gains near $48/bbl after US rigs targeting crude rose a 17th week, countering a report that OPEC and other major producers reached an initial agreement to extend output cuts. Read More »

Xiaomi bets big on Mi Homes for larger offline play

The Redmi 4 runs on Android Marshmallow and the GUI is based on MIUI 8. However, the news regarding Redmi 4 Prime launch is not sure yet. Th rear camera supports 5-element lens, ƒ/2.2 aperture, Single LED flash, Low light enhancement, HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Face recognition, and Real-time filters. Read More »

Elliott wants a review of BHP petroleum

The fund owned 4,669 shares of the mining company's stock after buying an additional 519 shares during the period. BHP said it would review the proposals and dismissed claims that it wasn't open to suggestions. BHP Billiton Limited has a one year low of $25.75 and a one year high of $41.79. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. Read More »

'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

Listening to chief executive officer Warren Buffett never gets old for the thousands of Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders who filled an arena on Saturday to listen to the billionaire investor at the company's annual meeting. "Change is painful for a lot of people", he said. "Bonds are a awful choice against stocks", he said. At the meeting, Buffett disclosed that, as Kraft Heinz worked on its now-dead takeover bid for the consumer products giant Unilever, Berkshire was prepared to invest ... Read More »

Oil trades near five-month lows despite Saudi assurances on cuts

In agreement made past year, OPEC, Russia and other producers announced goals to curb production by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months from January 1. Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regional stock benchmarks headed lower in holiday-thinned trading. Read More »

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

As Nigel Farage has said, Theresa May is now using the exact words and phrases he has been using for the last 20 years. Mr Corbyn condemned Mr Trump's USA administration for "recklessly" endangering global security through interventions in North Korea and Syria while opposing President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. Read More »

Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company

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In its first quarterly earning report after going public in March, the company saw growth slipping to its lowest in the past two years, reporting 166 million users at a growth rate of a mere 5 per cent. You could use it with just one other person, if you wanted. Stories is a valuable feature for Snapchat because it lets brands buy and place ads in between posts within someone's daily story. Read More »

SoftBank marks $1.4-billion loss

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Snapdeal , which owns FreeCharge, is itself being sold to rival Flipkart in a deal brokered by its largest shareholder SoftBank, in a stock transaction, now pegged at $750 million. There has never been a better time for SoftBank - the orchestrator of the merger - to push through with the deal. However, SoftBank said that there was no impact of the loss on the company's consolidated financial results in 2016-17. Read More »