• Stocks Roundup: Citigroup Inc. (C), Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
Stocks Roundup: Citigroup Inc. (C), Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

About 12.26M shares traded. Analysts expect Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) to report 1.23 EPS and has got OUTPERFORM rating from 3 of Thomson Reuters analysts and 2 analyst (s) given UNDERPERFORM rating. Citigroup reinitiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, January 18 report. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock hav...

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  • North Korea pulled out of high-level Olympics meeting , says US
North Korea pulled out of high-level Olympics meeting , says US

Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers , said that the planned meeting - first reported by The Washington Post - would have included an "uncompromising message" delivered by Pence about the "maximum pressure campaign" the Trump administration is waging to try to deter North Korea from proceeding with its nuclear program.

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  • Maharashtra: No RSS worker involved in Loya's hospitalisation and death
Maharashtra: No RSS worker involved in Loya's hospitalisation and death

He further buttressed his claim by confirming authenticity of letter written by four judges, who accompanied Loya that time, on their own letterheads. He again on Monday urged the Court to issue a notice of Maharashtra Government to seek affidavits from the four judges who were with Loya at the time of his death.

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  • What is 'petro'? 10 things to know about Venezuela's new official cryptocurrency
What is 'petro'? 10 things to know about Venezuela's new official cryptocurrency

Maduro did not provide details about the initial investors, but the official site of the cryptocurrency went live and published information about the coin, a white paper and a guide on how to set up an e-wallet, as well as information available only in Spanish.

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  • JPMorgan Chase to build a new headquarters in New York City
JPMorgan Chase to build a new headquarters in New York City

Once the project obtains various approvals, demolition is slated to begin in early 2019, with the Chase's new headquarters expected to open by 2024. The bank plans to build a 2.5 million square foot headquarters at its existing office site of 270 Park Avenue, according to a statement .

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  • United States Most Influential Evangelist Billy Graham Dies at 99
United States Most Influential Evangelist Billy Graham Dies at 99

The evangelist brought his " Billy Graham Crusades " around the world , preaching to more than 210 million people in 185 countries and territories, the ministry said. He also wrote more than two dozen books that are popular amongst Christians across the world including Nigeria. Mr. and Mrs. Graham and their five children made their home ...

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  • Ramaphosa tells South Africa: get some morning exercise
Ramaphosa tells South Africa: get some morning exercise

The National Assembly voted unanimously for his appointment as the country's next president, following former president Jacob Zuma's resignation on Wednesday. "The criminal justice institutions have been taking initiatives that will enable us to deal effectively with corruption", Ramaphosa said. Ramaphosa noted that government would need to confr...

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  • South Africa's Biggest Labor Group Rejects Budget as Anti-Poor
South Africa's Biggest Labor Group Rejects Budget as Anti-Poor

A VAT hike ran the risk of adding a heavy financial burden on the poor, but Gigaba said poor households would be cushioned through a zero-rating of basic food items such as maize meal and beans. Under pressure to remove ministers closely allied with Zuma and blamed for aiding state corruption, Ramaphosa told lawmakers on Tuesday that he will announ...

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  • Couple Abused Adopted Children By Starving Them, Denying Bathroom Access
Couple Abused Adopted Children By Starving Them, Denying Bathroom Access

When deputies responded to the boy's home, they found four children - ages 6 to 12 - and learned they were kept in separate bedrooms that were locked from the outside, the sheriff's office said. When confronted by the authorities, the Tucson couple could not provide a plausible motive regarding the ill-treatment. David Turpin, 57, and his wife, Lou...

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  • 111 schoolgirls missing at Dapchi after Boko Haram raid
111 schoolgirls missing at Dapchi after Boko Haram raid

But they didn't cart away food from our store as claimed. "Militants raided their school on Monday evening, but numerous students and staff had fled before they arrived", the BBC noted. The army still largely controls access and infrastructure has been devastated by nine years of conflict. A community source told Saharareporters that at least...

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"Lynnsanity" ruled out of PSL-3 due to dislocated shoulder

Lynn has made a conscious effort not to dive this summer following a series of crippling injuries to his left shoulder. "The hard-hitting right-hander has been ruled out of the upcoming Pakistan Super League, but is still hopeful of playing in the Indian Premier League later this year", the statement added.

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  • Florida Shooting Sparks Nationwide Call for Gun Reform
Florida Shooting Sparks Nationwide Call for Gun Reform

This comes as the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are demanding change - and are zeroing in on lawmakers in Washington. Ty Thompson, the principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, posted an emotional video to social media in response to the shootings at his school on February 14.

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  • CPI(M) workers surrender in murder case of Cong leader in Kannur
CPI(M) workers surrender in murder case of Cong leader in Kannur

Opposition leader in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala on Friday alleged that 19 murder convicts were granted parole just before the heinous killing of Youth Congress leader Shuhaib at Mattannur in Kannur on Monday last. Congress leader K. Sudhakaran said the two men were only "dummies", and that the CPM was only attempting to divert the investig...

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  • North Korea 'Canceled' Planned Meeting With US VP Pence In South Korea
North Korea 'Canceled' Planned Meeting With US VP Pence In South Korea

Seated behind Pence are Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament. "She said: "[Mr] Pence was ready to take this opportunity to drive home the necessity of [the Democratic People's Republic of Korea] abandoning its illicit ballistic missile and nuclear program...

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  • White House Media Driver Detained After Bringing Gun to Work
White House Media Driver Detained After Bringing Gun to Work

The Atlantic Ocean is seen adjacent to President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida - also sometimes called his Winter White House - on January 11, 2018. Monday's was Trump's first public appearance since Friday, when he met with first responders and injured victims of the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

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  • Democrats flip statehouse seat in deep red Kentucky
Democrats flip statehouse seat in deep red Kentucky

Democrat Linda Belcher won a special election in Kentucky's House District 49 , beating Republican Rebecca Johnson by 68 percent to 32 percent . She lost her last election to Republican Dan Johnson by less than 200 votes. But in December 2017, during a wave of #MeToo revelations across state capitols, the Kentucky Center for Investigati...

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  • Trump Addresses Parkland Shooting
Trump Addresses Parkland Shooting

Constitution. President Donald Trump says he leaves for Florida Friday to "meet with some of the bravest people". The president and first lady Melania Trump are visiting Broward Health North Hospital in Pompano Beach. She also responded to a statement Trump made on Twitter on Thursday that landed poorly with many who felt he was blaming oth...

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  • Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief
Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

As a result of the verdict, all decisions including Senate tickets issued by Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief stand null and void. In his petition, Nawaz Sharif is of the view that only one reference can be filed over more than one estates. "An individual disqualified under Articles 62 and 63 can not serve as party head", a three-judge Supreme Court...

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  • Today marks International Mother Language Day
Today marks International Mother Language Day

As Ukrinform reported, the world community celebrates the International Mother Language Day on February 21. The IMLD was established by UNESCO in 1999 and the date represents the day in 1952 when students demonstrating for recognition of their language, Bengali, as one of the two national languages of the then East Pakistan, were shot and k...

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  • BJP MLA Lokendra Singh from Bijnor killed in road accident in Sitapur
BJP MLA Lokendra Singh from Bijnor killed in road accident in Sitapur

There wasn't any other reason of the crash, other than the truck slamming into the vehicle, and destroying its body, which caused the two people to die on the spot and severe injuries to the other two. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too tweeted his condolences on the demise of the BJP legislator. "My thoughts are with his family and...

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  • Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'
Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'

Taking a jibe at the Centre over diamantaire Nirav Modi fleeing the country, Gandhi said, "I would like to request (Prime Minister Narendra) Modiji, on behalf of all of us, to bring back the other Modiji, when he goes on another of his many foreign trips.

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  • Police officer fatally shot during standoff in Alabama
Police officer fatally shot during standoff in Alabama

Octavia Poellnitz, Hollie and Fonda's daughter, was distraught after hearing the news of her mother's death. He said Hollie opened fire on officers who had set a perimeter around his Toulminville residence, striking Billa. He was rushed to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He was named the department's of...

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  • Judge brands Barry Bennell 'devil incarnate' and sentences him to 31 years
Judge brands Barry Bennell 'devil incarnate' and sentences him to 31 years

He will be eligible for parole after 15 years. During the trial, victims told the court about how the abuse they suffered impacted their lives, with some describing how they turned to alcohol and drugs. Another victim said: "I feel I have never escaped my past and have never learned to cope". There were only a few moments when Bennell raised ...

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  • Australia would welcome United Kingdom interest in joining Pacific trade group: minister
Australia would welcome United Kingdom interest in joining Pacific trade group: minister

In a keynote speech in Vienna , Mr Davis said the United Kingdom was determined to maintain its track record of high regulatory standards - from worker's rights to the environment - after Brexit . "So global collaboration, such as the Paris Climate Agreement, is vital if we are going to protect our environment for future generations". "This G...

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  • United Kingdom jobless rate rises for first time in two years, hitting 4.4%
United Kingdom jobless rate rises for first time in two years, hitting 4.4%

At the same time, the employment rate rose to 75.2 percent from 74.6 percent a year ago. The number of unemployed rose by 46,000 from the September quarter to 1.47 million. City of London analysts had expected no change in the rate. That was still weaker than the 3.0 percent reading of British consumer price inflation for December and the ONS...

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