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The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a deal on the 10th batch of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced on Friday. Officials estimated, based on the per-plane price of the most recent F-35 order, the new agreement represents a $728 million reduction. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis followed through on that idea January 27, ordering a review of the F-35C model, which will be used by the Navy, versus the Super Hornet.
  • Lyft announces $1 million donation to ACLU after Trump's travel ban

    Lyft announces $1 million donation to ACLU after Trump's travel ban

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    The American Civil Liberties Union has raised more than $10 million since Saturday morning and added more than 150,000 new members, the group's executive director told Yahoo News . Gelernt on Saturday argued before U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly before she concluded that civil rights groups had a strong likelihood of success in establishing that Trump's ban was unconstitutional.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) Reviewed By Analysts

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) Reviewed By Analysts

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    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA ) opened at 34.52 on Tuesday. Sharkey Howes & Javer now owns 2,008 shares of the company's stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 358 shares in the last quarter. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.82 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 46.89. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and for the current quarter 23 analysts ...
  • The Ebiquity plc (EBQ) Receives Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

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    On 01/26/2017, Liberum Capital released a statement for Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) maintained the target price at 1,900.00GBX that suggested a downside of -0.16%. With a total market value of 0 GBX, Diageo PLC has price-earnings ratio of 23.77 with a one year low of 1,724.50GBX and a one year high of 2,286.50GBX.
  • Sony Takes Nearly $1 Billion Write-Down on Movie Business

    Sony Takes Nearly $1 Billion Write-Down on Movie Business

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    Sony will take a write-down of almost $1 billion in the fiscal third quarter, the company said Monday, blaming expected weaker profits in its movie business following a decline in the DVD market. It owns stakes in various production companies such as Fable Pictures and Embassy Row, operates networks groups such as CSC Media and individual nets such as AXN and Sony Entertainment Channel, and has a variety of worldwide joint ventures.
  • Volkswagen dislodges Toyota as world's largest automaker

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    Ironically, just as Winterkorn's long-term goal was reached, the embattled executive is now being investigated by prosecutors in Germany over his knowledge of the "defeat device" software at the heart of VW's emissions cheating scandal. Toyota downplayed its relinquishment of the title to VW. Audi, Porsche and Skoda brands also helped VW to push its sales graph. Volkswagen's meager margin of victory was due in large part to China, which, according to Bloomberg, was both an area of ...
  • Vodafone's Indian unit in merger talks

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    Shares of Idea Cellular jumped as much as 29 percent after Vodafone Group confirmed that it's in merger discussions with India's third largest telecom operator. The broader Nifty index slid by 8.50 points or 0.10 percent to close at 8,632.75, with Tata Group stocks, Aurobindo Pharma and Infratel leading decliners.
  • BBB: 'Can You Hear Me?' Is A Scam

    BBB: 'Can You Hear Me?' Is A Scam

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    If you refuse, the scammer may produce your recorded "yes" response to confirm your purchase agreement. However, just three days ago, Snopes .com investigated several interviewees who had received the "Can you hear me?" call, but none had fallen victim to any fraud.
  • Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect set to enter plea

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    Five people were killed and six were injured during the attack. The most serious charge against Santiago, 26, is performing an act of violence at an airport that caused death. The FBI says Santiago flew from Anchorage, Alaska, to Fort Lauderdale with a handgun in a case in checked luggage. Two months before the shooting spree, Santiago walked into an Alaska FBI office with his infant "to report that his mind was being controlled by a US intelligence agency", the feds said earlier.
  • President Bush released from the hospital

    President Bush released from the hospital

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    Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath announced Monday that the former president has been discharged from the Houston Methodist Hospital. Bush was hospitalized for exhaustion. Before being hospitalized, Bush said his health would prevent him from attending the inauguration. Barbara Bush, married to the former president for 72 years, was also admitted to the hospital a few days after her husband because she was having trouble breathing and was diagnosed with bronchitis.
  • Former GM Mark Dominik remains on the 49ers radar

    Former GM Mark Dominik remains on the 49ers radar

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    Prior to joining FOX , Lynch enjoyed a 15-year career in the National Football League with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1993-2003) and the Denver Broncos (2004-07). He is inexperienced when it comes to the front office aspect of the game. Ultimately, the hiring of Lynch is probably more confirmation that Kyle will be running the show in San Francisco.
  • TransCanada Submits Fresh Application For Keystone XL

    TransCanada Submits Fresh Application For Keystone XL

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    Department of State for approval on Thursday. TransCanada initially applied for the permit, which is needed for oil pipelines to cross an. The proposed 1,900-kilometre pipeline would run from Hardisty, Alta., to Steele City, Neb., where it would tie into other pipelines carrying crude to U.S.
  • UK Court Blocks Nigeria Oil Pollution Case Against Shell

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    In 2015, Shell agreed to an $84m (£55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills. Joe Westby, campaigner on business and human rights at Amnesty International said he hopes and expects the court of appeal will overturn the decision "to show that the United Kingdom justice system will provide remedy to impoverished communities who suffer serious abuse caused by United Kingdom corporations".
  • Is a Verizon-Charter merger in the works?

    Is a Verizon-Charter merger in the works?

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    This should also help Charter Communications better address small, medium-sized and large businesses. "First, the telecom sector has been consolidating, with providers trying to provide one-stop-shopping for cable, wireless and mobile coverage against the background of changing technology and changing consumer choices - no land line and cable cutting, being two that come to mind", Bittlingmayer said.
  • British PM set to meet Trump at the White House

    British PM set to meet Trump at the White House

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    She warned against the America's retreat from the world stage while also acknowledging Trump's calls to renegotiate USA responsibilities to global organizations. "I will be representing the American people very, very strongly". But she would do well to remember that Britain's security and prosperity is primarily linked to the European Union, not to an isolationist, "America first" US.
  • Trump to Defer to Secretary of Defense Mattis on Torture

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    Mattis doesn't believe that waterboarding, which stimulates drowning and which Trump has voiced support for resuming, is an effective tool for obtaining information. "Mexico has taken advantage of the USA for long enough", Trump wrote on his personal Twitter account Friday morning. Republicans and Democrats alike are anxious what President Trump plans to do with our interrogation measures.
  • Alphabet shares fade as Google phone costs drag on profits

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    Google segment revenues rose to $25.8 billion from $21.2 billion a year ago. The company's total advertising revenue was up 17 percent to $22.4 billion. " Revenue increased 22%. For a company of Alphabet's size, that's pretty tremendous", said CFRA analyst Scott Kessler. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a conference call, "Our cloud business is on a terrific upswing".
  • Tesco goes wholesale with Booker buy

    Tesco goes wholesale with Booker buy

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    The deal will result in Booker shareholders owning approximately 16 per cent of the combined group. "Growth in convenience, on-the-go and food services meanwhile remains buoyant and we see a lot of opportunity for innovation". Tesco added that following its improved performance and the board's confidence in its future prospects, dividend payments will recommence in the 2017/18 financial year.
  • This Weeks Target Prices For Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

    This Weeks Target Prices For Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

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    Revenue was $38.7 billion for the quarter and $151.8 billion for the year, up $2.2 billion from 2015. Excluding one-time items, Ford's profit was 30 cents a share, matching the estimates of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. General Motors will announce the size of its profit-sharing checks on February 7, when the automaker releases its 2016 results. Ford reiterated earnings will drop this year as it begins to invest about $4.5 billion toward electrification and spends on ...
  • GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler shares climb after Trump meets with CEOs

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    President Donald Trump will start Tuesday with a breakfast meeting with three leaders from the auto industry to discuss ways of keeping jobs in the United States. USA -listed shares of Fiat Chrysler gained 5.84% to $10.88, while Ford was up 2.44% to $12.61 and GM rose 0.96% to $37. Tuesday's gathering was the first time the CEOs of the big three automakers have met jointly with a US president since a July 2011 session with former Democratic President Barack Obama to tout a deal to ...
  • Ant Financial of Alibaba Group to Acquire MoneyGram

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    Moneygram International Inc is expecting the deal with Ant Financial to be completed during the second half of 2017. Under their agreement, stockholders of Nasdaq-listed MoneyGram will be offered US$13.25 per share in cash by Ant Financial.
  • BHP Billiton plans $820m petroleum exploration

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    Copper production for the quarter declined 7 percent. BHP also left intact its full-year production target of 200 to 210 million barrels of oil equivalent for the petroleum business, despite a 32 per cent decline during the quarter in U.S.
  • Authorities link 5 New Hampshire killings from 1980s to dead inmate

    Authorities link 5 New Hampshire killings from 1980s to dead inmate

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    DNA analysis says that it was a mother and two children, and then another child, who is not related. Evans was linked to the grisly Allenstown case after DNA revealed he was the father of the middle girl, whose body was found in 2000. Police believe the victims - known as the "Allentown Four" - were killed between 1977 and 1985. DNA testing confirmed he was not her father, and previous year, a genetic genealogist helped identify her cousin and grandfather in New Hampshire.
  • IOS 10 Jailbreak Tool and Pangu Delays

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    The app will also be able to play a sound on either or both AirPods to help users track down their location. The feature will work with one or both of the AirPods , and requires no additional setup as long as you already have Find My iPhone enabled.
  • Reigning champion Ivory Coast crashes out of Africa Cup of Nations

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    Morocco finished with a point (six) less than DR Congo to qualify for the quarters as the second team from the group. They finished third two years ago and could be a risky challenger in the knockout stages, especially with Ivory Coast, Algeria, and the hosts Gabon all eliminated.
  • Tuesday Morning Briefing: Trump's Protectionism Has Asia On The Edge

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    Euro rose against the dollar on Monday as the dollar was weighed down after Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and told USA manufacturing executives he would impose a hefty border tax on firms that import products after moving American factories overseas.