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Deutsche Bank AG Boosts WestRock Co (WRK) Price Target to $60.00
- May 01, 2017

WestRock has $74 highest and $40 lowest target. Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund bought a new position in WestRock during the fourth quarter valued at about $413,000. WestRock had a return on equity of 6.32% and a net margin of 0.96%. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.47 on a per share basis this quarter. The company's quarterly revenue was down.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
North Texas teen fatally shot in parking lot, twin injured North Texas teen fatally shot in parking lot, twin injured
- May 01, 2017

Cameron Lewis, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office, was shot in the head and was pronounced dead after being airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital. Police said the gunman stopped on a street near the parking lot late Saturday night and fired several shots. Police later identified the suspected shooter as Tristan Torres. (more...)
Deal reached on U.S. spending, shutdown likely averted Deal reached on U.S. spending, shutdown likely averted
- May 01, 2017

Congressional negotiators reached a deal Sunday night to keep the government running through September. Last Friday, Congress bought a week's time to finalize the bipartisan agreement when lawmakers in the House and Senate approved a short-term spending bill that averted a shutdown that would have taken place Saturday - President Trump's 100th day in office. (more...)
EU must reform or face Frexit, says Emmanuel Macron EU must reform or face Frexit, says Emmanuel Macron
- May 01, 2017

First, Macron came under fire after he celebrated in advance of his uncertain victory in a fancy brasserie of Paris, while most of the country was mourning the victory of the far-right for the second time in French history. Fifteen years later, his gravel-voiced daughter believes she can become France's first woman president, and the first from the National Front (FN) party that her father founded. (more...)
Netanyahu Cancels Meeting with German FM on Principle Netanyahu Cancels Meeting with German FM on Principle
- May 01, 2017

In Brussels, the Group of Socialists and Social Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) deplored Netanyahu's decision to cancel the meeting. Gabriel is scheduled to visit the Palestinian Authority and Jordan following his trip to Israel. (more...)
Abbas threatens 'unprecedented measures' against Hamas-run Gaza Abbas threatens 'unprecedented measures' against Hamas-run Gaza
- May 01, 2017

On 12 April, Mr Abbas said Palestinians faced a "dangerous and tough situation" and that he was "going to take unprecedented steps in the coming days to end the division". According to a Hamas statement, the group's political chief, Khaled Meshaal, will convene a "special meeting" on May 1 "to officially unveil the new political document". (more...)
Donald Trump slams media as he competes 100 days Donald Trump slams media as he competes 100 days
- May 01, 2017

Besides just slamming the Republican Party, Minhaj took lots of jabs at CNN, The NRA, MSNBC, Fox News nearly nobody was immune and least not no-show Trump. "In just 14 weeks, my administration has brought profound change to Washington", Trump stated in his remarks at the Pennsylvania rally. Last night was both the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner - which Trump, in characteristically childish fashion, chose to skip. (more...)
Trump terms N Korea missile test as 'disrespect of China'
- May 01, 2017

North Korea today called United States efforts to get rid nukes a wild dream. New joint drills with the USS Carl Vinson and the Korean navy began Saturday in waters off the Korean Peninsula, a South Korean military spokesman said. China has repeatedly pushed back at the idea that it alone holds the solution to curbing the North's nuclear ambitions, and warned that any use of USA force would only lead to "bigger disasters". (more...)
Scientists rally on National Mall for Earth Day, March for Science Scientists rally on National Mall for Earth Day, March for Science
- May 01, 2017

Organizers said the event, planned for hundreds of cities in the USA and around the world, would remain non-partisan, though some participants view the march as a way to challenge cuts proposed by the Trump administration that target science programs. (more...)
Dozens wounded at protests for Palestinians jailed in Israel Dozens wounded at protests for Palestinians jailed in Israel
- May 01, 2017

The program is to be made public Monday in Qatar by Khaled Mashaal, the leader-in-exile of Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip. The report focuses on the urgent need to resolve the deepening political rift between Gaza and the West Bank, and continued military build-up and firing of rockets by Hamas and extremist groups in Gaza. (more...)
Arkansas enacts first double execution in 17 years Arkansas enacts first double execution in 17 years
- May 01, 2017

In recent pleadings before state and federal courts, the inmates said the three drugs Arkansas uses to execute prisoners could be ineffective due to their poor health. His chest stopped moving two minutes after a consciousness check. The state carried one other execution last week and it has a final one planned for Thursday. (more...)
Without reform, European Union is headed for Frexit - Macron Without reform, European Union is headed for Frexit - Macron
- May 01, 2017

Meanwhile, major demonstrations are planned in the city centre, one to protest against Le Pen and her anti-immigration National Front (FN), while another will be staged by people who reject both candidates. Said, now a chauffeur who supports Macron , said his father was targeted "because he was a foreigner, an Arab". France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron ... (more...)
Taliban Attack: Afghan defence chiefs quit Taliban Attack: Afghan defence chiefs quit
- May 01, 2017

The attack in the capital Mazar-e-Sharif of the northern Balkh province is seen as the Taliban's biggest military assault in terms of casualties, and worst setback for the nascent ANA. The U.S. military has repeatedly shown concern over thousands of "ghost soldiers" in the Afghan army, meaning personnel who do not exist but their salaries are being drawn. (more...)
Watch Hasan Minhaj's Full Speech At The White House Correspondent's Dinner Watch Hasan Minhaj's Full Speech At The White House Correspondent's Dinner
- May 01, 2017

Trump referred to the "huge gathering" in Washington , and dismissed the event as "a large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media", who he said were "consoling each other in a hotel ballroom", at a "very boring" meet. "I do not see Steve Bannon, ' he said repeatedly, slowing the words " not see " down, . giving the effect of saying 'Nazi- Steve Bannon". "And now you know what it feels like to be a minority". (more...)
USA hints at renegotiation on THAAD deployment to South Korea USA hints at renegotiation on THAAD deployment to South Korea
- May 01, 2017

Moon has vowed to review the deployment if he wins the presidency. A few residents were injured or fainted from the scuffle and transported to a hospital. The deal was great for South Korea, but "terrible" for the United States, Trump told Reuters in the interview . It's nearly as if Donald Trump " looked into Xi Jinping's soul " when the Chinese president visited Mar-a-Lago a few weeks ago. (more...)
Donald Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better Donald Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better
- May 01, 2017

National Security Adviser Gen. H. R. McMaster told Fox News that his government respects the current deal on THAAD until "any renegotiation". "The council has repeatedly warned that it will take "further significant measures, including sanctions" in the case of future provocations", he said. (more...)
Missing hunter's body found Missing hunter's body found
- May 01, 2017

According to RCMP's K Division, Ladouceur's body was discovered Sunday afternoon in the Rocher River near Fort Chipewyan. Andrew Ladouceur and Keith Marten, both members of the Ranger Patrol, have not been located. The Mounties say the entire community of Fort Chipewyan has been "instrumental" in assisting in the search efforts. "It's not just one straight river". (more...)
Le Pen's replacement turns down party role amid Holocaust controversy Le Pen's replacement turns down party role amid Holocaust controversy
- May 01, 2017

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's far-right party is in new turmoil - its temporary leader is stepping down over allegations he expressed doubt about Nazi gas chambers. Marine Le Pen , who attended the state ceremony with other political figures including Macron, distanced herself from his comment. "I would like to put our differences and disputes aside. (more...)
Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats
- May 01, 2017

The prisoners have issued demands ranging from better medical care to phone access. The hunger strikers are now only ingesting water and salt and are protesting for better living conditions, including better medical care and access to telephones. (more...)
US aircraft carrier starts drill with S. Korean navy
- May 01, 2017

North Korea attempted a failed ballistic missile launch early Saturday morning local time, raising concerns in the U.S.as well as among Pyongyang's neighbors. In March, the aircraft carrier carried out annual joint drills. Partially as a show of force, the USA has been participating in drills with South Korea and Japan in waters around the Korean Peninsula. (more...)