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The pardons board in Malaysia's capital will meet on Wednesday to discuss Anwar's release and Mahathir said he would be released the same day. In 2008, once his ban on political participation was lifted, he was hit with further sodomy charges.
  • Japan's biggest ever deal: Takeda buys Shire for $62 billion

    Japan's biggest ever deal: Takeda buys Shire for $62 billion

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    Takeda added that Shire's drug portfolio would benefit from greater exposure in Japan and emerging markets. Currently, about a third of Takeda's sales come from the Japanese market, with a similar share represented by USA sales. Takeda also announced that the deal will cut R&D costs by about $600 million, with overall savings of $1.4 billion by the third year. Its net profit is about three times more than Takeda's.
  • USA man takes big bite at record: 30k Big Macs

    USA man takes big bite at record: 30k Big Macs

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    Over the years, he's preserved and categorised everything related to his Big Mac obsession but in June 1990, a tornado blew the eaves off his house and 7,000 Styrofoam cartons were damaged. Indeed, Gorske reports that there have only been eight days during which he didn't eat a Big Mac that entire time: once because an intense snowstorm stopped him from reaching McDonald's, and once on the day in 1988 when his mother died.
  • Capita plc (LON:CPI) has analysts on the Bullish side this week

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    Numis Securities increased their target price on shares of Ashmore Group from GBX 340 ($4.74) to GBX 355 ($4.95) and gave the stock a reduce rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 14 to "Hold". The stock has "Add" rating by Numis Securities on Wednesday, February 28. Hunting PLC manufactures, supplies, and distributes products that enable the extraction of gas and oil to upstream gas and oil companies worldwide.
  • Cambridge Analytica shutting down following Facebook scandal

    Cambridge Analytica shutting down following Facebook scandal

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    At one point, the sell-off wiped $50 billion off the company's market value. Last week it said it was "no Bond villain" and had been vilified by inaccurate reporting, including footage of Nix boasting of the company's dirty tricks — including honey traps and fake news — to win elections.
  • Camille Cosby: America must not be destroyed by 'vicious evilness'

    Camille Cosby: America must not be destroyed by 'vicious evilness'

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    Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple employee Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. Camille released her statement while Bill is on house arrest awaiting sentencing. The post Bill Cosby's Wife Calls His Guilty Verdict Mob Justice appeared first on The Herald Nigeria Newspaper . She compared his treatment to Mr Till, the black teenager who was kidnapped and murdered after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in a MS grocery store in 1955, ...
  • IMI's (LON:IMI) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

    IMI's (LON:IMI) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

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    M Securities Inc invested in 0.15% or 15,788 shares. Northern Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) for 551,953 shares. Yorktown Mngmt & Rech holds 0.08% or 72,200 shs. On Wednesday, November 22 the stock has "Buy" rating by Shore Capital. Investec upgraded shares of Hunting to a "hold" rating and boosted their target price for the company from GBX 670 ($9.34) to GBX 820 ($11.44) in a research note on Friday, April 27th.
  • Apple unveils big share buyback

    Apple unveils big share buyback

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    The firm increased 2018 expectations to estimate to $12.55 EPS based on higher share repurchase activity and on increased revenue expectations for service revenues and from the Apple Watch . Apple provided a relatively solid outlook for the current fiscal third quarter, with revenue in the range of US$51.5 billion to US$53.5 billion. The news is likely to squash speculation Apple could temper ever swell out iPhone prices.
  • India's Axis Bank posts surprise Q4 loss

    India's Axis Bank posts surprise Q4 loss

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    Net interest income (NII) grew 25.2 per cent to Rs 863 crore during the quarter from Rs 689 crore in the same quarter a year earlier. In an interaction with the reporters Sharma said, "Credit risk area was a disappointment for the bank". The bank's watch-list fell 92 percent and stood at Rs 428 crore during the quarter. Credit cost will normalise. As per Ghosh, the bank is targeting to "minimise" its bad loans ratio and relying more on tracking the daily on-time repayment rate (OTR) to ...
  • Brokaw pens email denying charges

    Brokaw pens email denying charges

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    Savannah Guthrie anchored tonight's newscast, filling in for Lester Holt , with Kate Snow reporting on their longtime colleague. Vester has said she came forward in part because of NBC's failure to hire outside investigators to look into workplace issues at the company.
  • Analysts See $0.13 EPS for Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

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    Conversely, a stock with a beta below 1 is seen as less risky than the overall market. Jones Mary K.W. had sold 20,086 shares worth $3.46 million on Friday, February 16. The stock has "Buy" rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, January 25. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 20 with "Buy". A rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy recommendation.
  • Alfie Evans' parents to meet doctors in bid to take him home

    Alfie Evans' parents to meet doctors in bid to take him home

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    That was done on Monday but the boy is still in hospital -his parents' attempts to take him to Italy for treatment after support from the Pope have also been blocked. A Polish flag flies above a banner for Alfie Evans outside Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool, Britain, on Wednesday. "I can see no basis that judgment was wrong".
  • IT, TECk stocks push Sensex up 141 points

    IT, TECk stocks push Sensex up 141 points

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    The gauge had gained 35.19 points in the previous session. The 30-share index was trading higher at 34,585.45 at 1100Hrs, reflecting a gain of 119.85 points, or 0.35 per cent. Among sectoral sub-indices, pharma rallied the most at 1.5 per cent while metal lost nearly 0.80 per cent. Market breadth was negative with 1750 stocks closing lower against 898 ending higher on the BSE .
  • Police taze 'combative' American Airlines passenger

    Police taze 'combative' American Airlines passenger

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    The passenger, named by police as Jacob A. Garcia, had to be forcibly removed by police officers. A man was arrested after being repeatedly Tasered on board an aircraft for allegedly touching another passenger inappropriately and making racial slurs.
  • Delhi-bound Air India flight experiences turbulence, 3 injured

    Delhi-bound Air India flight experiences turbulence, 3 injured

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    A 35-second video clip, purportedly shot inside the flight AI 462, has surfaced on Sunday, three days after the April 19 turbulence. Footage shows a flight attendant pushing the internal window panel back into place and reassuring an audibly distressed passenger at the window seat.
  • Police say that Avicii's cause of death is 'not suspicious'

    Police say that Avicii's cause of death is 'not suspicious'

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    A cause of death has yet to be released. Avicii had in the past suffered acute pancreatitis, in part due to excessive drinking. "I will however never let go of music", he concluded. "From that point, I started mentally not wanting to associate myself with EDM", he told Rolling Stone magazine in September. "That life can look exciting and glamorous on Instagram and social media, but you don't really have any idea what's going on behind that".
  • Aviation regulators demand emergency engine inspections following Southwest accident

    Aviation regulators demand emergency engine inspections following Southwest accident

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    In an emergency order issued on Friday, FAA instructed airlines to carry out ultrasonic inspections on fan blades of engines with more than 30,000 cycles within the next 20 days. The ministry says the airlines should complete the checks by the end of August. The airline added that its officials are in direct contact with the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration to support an immediate, coordinated response to this accident.
  • How Many Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

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    Among 10 analysts covering Cara Therapeutics ( NASDAQ:CARA ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Among 10 analysts covering Tronox ( NYSE:TROX ), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. The company was maintained on Monday, December 4 by Deutsche Bank. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and GBX 1035 target. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $15.0 target.
  • P&G buys Merck health brands for $4.2B

    P&G buys Merck health brands for $4.2B

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    Products marketed by German Merck's consumer division include Seven Seas cod liver oil and Bion3 supplements. GSK had been left as sole bidder for the Pfizer unit, valued at around $15-20 billion after Reckitt Benckiser made a decision to pull out.