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Candidates to lead UN health agency make pitches

Candidates to lead UN health agency make pitches The first one to fall by the wayside in January, when the WHO's executive board selected the finalists, was the Hungarian former health minister Dr Miklós Szócska, followed swiftly by Italy's Dr Flavia Bustreo and France's Professor Philippe Douste-Blazy. [Full Article...]

Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'

Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers' You could tell by the tone of the President that he meant business when he thinks they're a lot more than "losers". And speaking alongside the Palestinian president , Mahmoud Abbas , in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Trump described what he said was the "wicked ideology". [Full Article...]

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

He's also claimed that he saw Muslims cheering on 9/11 as the World Trade Center was attacked, and in 2015 he called for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". "We wanted to tell the world that on the basis of mutual respect and shared interests, we are to ready to have interaction", he said. His remarks at the opulent King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh ,... [Full Article...]

'First ever African' to lead World Health Organization

'First ever African' to lead World Health Organization As Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus led a comprehensive reform effort of the country's health system, including the expansion of the country's health infrastructure, creating 3500 health centres and 16 000 health posts; expanded the health workforce by 38 000 health extension workers; and initiated financing mechanisms to expand health insurance coverage. [Full Article...]

United States government sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions

United States government sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (BIT: FCA ) has a Q.i. Fiat Chrysler's case isn't helped by its history in recent years of fighting with regulators on an array of issues. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU ) plans to modify more than 100,000 diesel-powered vehicles in an attempt to resolve allegations it installed software that allowed them to pollute beyond USA legal limits. [Full Article...]

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was Rawlinson said, "she was academically a very gifted student, very hard-working". Friends said they were both being treated for their injuries in hospital. She is believed to have been 18. "Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers go out to all of Georgina's friends, family, and all of those affected by this loss". [Full Article...]

FCC Will Not Take Action Against Colbert Show

FCC Will Not Take Action Against Colbert Show It's rare for the FCC to take action against a broadcaster under the rules. The FCC has confirmed it will not take action against Stephen Colbert . But it also appears that Trump is counting $2.1 trillion in revenue twice - once from growth sparked by the projected tax cuts, and once to make those tax cuts revenue-neutral - which Summers says "appears to be the most egregious accounting error... [Full Article...]

Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts

On Monday, share prices took a dive, though, after the news that Iraq was resistant to longer extensions, but returned to pre-market levels when Saudi energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, flew to Iraq to gain its support for a nine-month extension. [Full Article...]

Chinese carmaker Geely to acquire Proton

Chinese carmaker Geely to acquire Proton The company was privatized in 2012 and continued to struggle, with its market share dwindling to 12 percent previous year. PSA Group , which was competing with Geely for the Proton stake, declined to comment. Proton has been bleeding red ink with its market share declining year after year after failed attempts by its conglomerate owner DRB-Hicom to rehabilitate the company. [Full Article...]

Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

He said the country offers "safe harbor" and "financial backing" of terrorist groups. Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". [Full Article...]

Ford names new CEO amid management shake-up

In fact, it was Fields who put Hackett in charge of those projects as head of mobility. Ford and Fields also faced challenges from the election of President Trump. Ray Day, Ford's vice president of communications, is also leaving the company and will replaced by Mark Truby. But Wall Street is more interested in high-risk bets on emerging technologies and penalized Ford's stock price accord... [Full Article...]

Sam Mendes in early talks to direct live-action Pinocchio film

Sam Mendes in early talks to direct live-action Pinocchio film Now add Sam Mendes in the director's chair and Disney will have more money than they know what to do with. Mendes is known for directing the 1999 film American Beauty , for which he won the Oscar for Best Director. The English stage and film director served as Artistic Director of The Donmar Warehouse and helmed 1998's THE BLUE ROOM on Broadway and the musical revival of CABARET that sa... [Full Article...]

Glencore says would prefer to grow business through acquisitions

Glencore says would prefer to grow business through acquisitions A move into the US soy- and corn-trading business makes sense given cheap valuations: While Glencore's main metals and mining business has benefited from copper and coal. A deal would signal that Glencore has recovered from the episode, the WSJ noted. A full acquisition could cost the Swiss group's food unit at least $15.3 billion, and that could affect Glencore's ability to pay dividends la... [Full Article...]

China's United Nations envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N Korea

China's United Nations envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N Korea He stressed that during previous efforts to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula, "every progress was achieved as a result of dialogue". "We don't see why dialogue can not take place in the current situation now", Liu insisted. The council also agreed to "take further significant measures including sanctions" to force North Korea to change course and end its "highly destabilizing behavior". [Full Article...]

Smartphones could get cheaper under GST regime

Smartphones could get cheaper under GST regime Entertainment tax is like a turnover tax. The Assembly passed two more bills, besides the State Goods and Services Tax Bill, during the session - that related to the compensation to local authorities and a bill on the existing laws to be repealed when the GST comes into effect, the report said. [Full Article...]

With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time

With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time Mrs Merkel said the EU depended on France being strong, and that she and Mr Macron had a "joint conviction that we are not only going to deal with the British exit from the European Union , but we also need to deepen the EU". Mr Macron is also hoping to reform France's economy, he promised Ms Merkel he would implement the changes to bolster its position in the EU. In Berlin, Mr Macron declined ... [Full Article...]

New Jersey's Newark Airport closes after plane engine fire

New Jersey's Newark Airport closes after plane engine fire But at 9:38 p.m. the airport tweeted, " Newark Airport is temporarily closed due to deployment of emergency chutes on a plane with an apparent engine fire. The airport was shut down around 6:30 p.m. and reopened by 7:42., according to the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey. "Then the flight attendants were like, 'Get off the plane, get off the plane, get off the plane, run away from the plane,... [Full Article...]

'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap

'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap The prime minister had hoped to use the launch of the Conservatives' Welsh manifesto to shift the discussion back to Brexit , but hastily announced an addition to the social care policy, dubbed the " dementia tax ". Mr Farron has said he will be looking for the support of medical charities to help oppose the plans, including Alzheimer's Research UK, whose president is now former Prime Minister... [Full Article...]

Price Target Analysis of The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Price Target Analysis of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. The Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.58 per share, according to consensus of 20 analysts. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. [Full Article...]

LeEco founder Jia Yueting resigns as CEO of company's main listed unit

LeEco founder Jia Yueting resigns as CEO of company's main listed unit Get Data Sheet , Fortune's technology newsletter. The breadth of our business model is capital intensive . This "made it hard in the past few months to support" all its businesses. LeEco also gained popularity in the United States due to its financing of electric auto company Faraday Future . Since a showy Consumer Electronics Show presentation at the start of this year, LeEco has been on a ... [Full Article...]


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