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Yes Bank now owns over 17% stake in Fortis Healthcare

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The bank has already reported the acquisition to the stock exchanges. Under current regulations, acquisition of a 26% stake in a listed company has to be followed by a mandatory open offer. The Yes Bank action comes in the wake of reports that IHH Healthcare Bhd of Malaysia could launch a voluntary open offer to buy the non-promoter shares of Fortis Healthcare in the next few days. Read More »

Signet Jewelers (SIG) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Buy

Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE: SIG ) has declined 46.03% since March 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.03% the S&P500. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 8,082 shares of the company's stock worth $538,000 after purchasing an additional 721 shares during the period. Read More »

Vikings offer Kirk Cousins 3-year, $86M deal

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Although he was excellent for the Vikings last season , he was surrounded by a very good team and had an undistinguished career bouncing around the league before arriving in Minnesota. (We'll get to my thoughts on this later) With the quarterback looking set now for the near future, the Vikings appear to be built to win now next season with a defense that will continue to be one of the best in the league. Read More »

Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key Join Animated Movie 'Wendell and Wild'

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Selick, Peele and Clay McLeod Chapman will pen the script, based on a story by Selick. This project has been in the works for several years , but it is finally going forward with Netflix providing the financing and the distribution. Executive producers are Win Rosenfeld for Monkeypaw, Peter Principato and Joel Zadak for Principato-Young, Lindsay Williams and Eddie Gamarra for The Gotham Group. Read More »

European Union to circle the wagons around its steel

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Increasing mistrust between the long-time allies has increased since Trump became president a year ago, but seeking to hurt the European Union economy with tariffs has acerbated ill feelings. "And just recently we've seen how it is used to threaten and intimidate us". Sal Guatieri, economist at BMO, said USA consumers will feel the pinch as manufacturers pass on the higher costs of production materials. Read More »

Shares in Anadarko Petroleum Co. (APC) Acquired by Avestar Capital LLC

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $58.55. Point72 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership accumulated 2.57M shares or 0.56% of the stock. Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 0.23% or 454,413 shares. Whittier Com Of Nevada Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Winnebago Industries, Inc. Read More »

Former president Barack Obama unveils his picks for men's, women's NCAA Tournaments

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Obama has Michigan State winning it all with Virginia, North Carolina and Villanova as the other three teams in the Final Four for the men's tournament. Obama has UConn winning the NCAA Women's National Championship. That one, however, was his correct national title pick: North Carolina. He has UConn avenging its Final Four loss to Mississippi State a year ago in the title game. Read More »

Mattis pins Afghan hopes on talks

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No group, including the Taliban , has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. A day earlier, security forces recaptured a district headquarters in Farah, just hours after Taliban fighters overran police and administrative offices, killing eight police and wounding 10 others. Read More »

Ruckus in Gujarat Assembly … MLAs clash over Asaram ashram deaths

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But I was suspended soon afterwards. Both the children were from Madam's constituency. MLA Vikram Maadam sought to speak on it but was disallowed by the Speaker. One of the MLAs even broke a microphone and hurled it at one of the members. Legislators here clashed during the discussion on the deaths of two cousins staying at the self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's ashram for children. Read More »

Fake shooting report was a 'swatting' call

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University officials received a report of a shooting at graduate dorm on Wednesday in Northwestern University's main campus in Evanston in USA state of IL, local media Chicago Tribune reported. "NUPD responding to Evanston campus emergency". "Remain in safe place", the university tweeted. "If not on campus, stay away. We're still treating this as an active investigation". Read More »

Chhattisgarh: 9 CRPF personnel killed in Sukma Naxal attack

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Echoing a similar stance, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Ahir, assured that the government is strongly monitoring the situation along with intelligence agencies and the forces. "Again at about 12.30pm, the Naxals targeted another team of 212 battalion of CRPF in between Kistaram and Palodi in Sukma district in which a mine protection vehicle was blown up by triggering an improved explosive device", said a senior CRPF official, requesting anonymity. Read More »

Trump eyes tariffs on up to $60B of Chinese goods

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Much of Reagan's protectionism was negotiated with trade partners and created to ease the economic burden on exporters. China , which had a $375 billion trade surplus with the US, is the culprit regarding steel and aluminum. and EU", said Czech Member of European Parliament Jan Zahradil, who claims that his Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists, a natural ally for the GOP, was the most "pro-Atlantic" in Brussels. Read More »

House Of Representatives Easily Passes Bill To Address School Violence

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They are calling for an expansion of background checks, a ban on "assault weapons" and high-capacity magazines, and other measures. "Schools should be a place of refuge where students and parents feel safe", Stewart said. "My observation is that the man did everything but take an ad out in the paper, 'I'm going to kill somebody, '" said Sen. In the Senate, the Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Florida shooting and failures by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law ... Read More »

Hakoora encounter: Third militant was from Hyderabad, claims outfit

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It continued, "He was not wanted in any of the criminal cases in Telangana state. After claims on social media we are further checking details", the officer said. The statement said the purported Hyderabadi was known by two noms de guerre - Sultan Zabul Al-Hindi and Abu Zarr Al-Hindi. The body of the militant, which was not claimed by anyone, was buried in a graveyard for foreign militants in the Gantmulla area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday night. Read More »

NAS Oceana-based jet crashes in Key West

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A blaze engulfed the jet before it crashed around a mile away from the runway, a witness told Local 10 News. Florida Keys marina owner Barbie Wilson told Local News 10 that the F-18 caught fire in the air and then appeared to crash almost one mile from the runway. Read More »

Israeli manslaughter soldier seeks cut in jail term

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However, the prosecution has requested a reduction of his sentence by a quarter, which would see Azaria released as early as May. Azaria asked to be released immediately, ahead of Passover, saying, "The holiday of freedom is coming soon - let me go home". Read More »

Def Min to visit China in April

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She added that this number can grow. In August a year ago, India and China chose to end their 73-day standoff between their troops at Doklam. The parties agreed to co-work in establishing a cyber safety training center in Mongolia in nearest future to ensure realization of the memorandum of understanding on founding the center which was signed between the Governments of the two countries during the visit of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to Mongolia in 2015. Read More »

EU extends sanctions for alleged Russian meddling in Ukraine

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The sanctions, including travel restrictions and asset freezes against 150 people and 38 companies, would be extended until September 15, the European Council said. The EU also has individual sanctions in force against Russian Federation over its 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Some Crimea officials are also on the sanctions list. Read More »

Rap icon Craig Mack passes on

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However, B.I.G. himself namedropped Mack in his breakout hit "Big Poppa" with the line "I got more Mack than Craig". "You always followed your heart and you had an energy that was out of this world". I wanted the world to know the talent he had. After finishing high school, Mack no longer wanted to go to college so he could pursue music. Mack did release a second album in 1997, but none of the singles charted and Mack was unable to repeat his success. Read More »

Iditarod champion's dream started small - with little dogs

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Koyuk is about 170 miles (273 kilometers) from the finish line in Nome. Redington had 11 dogs left on his team when he chose to drop out shortly before 9 p.m. Organizers have blamed animal rights activists for pressuring sponsors. Seavey, at the centre of a dog-doping scandal, withdrew from this year's Iditarod. Read More »

Corbyn jeered after refusing to blame Moscow for spy attack

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He told MPs "our response must be decisive and proportionate and based on clear evidence". Russian Federation denies being involved in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal . Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the United Kingdom is bound to provide a sample of the nerve agent used in the attack to Russian investigators under global treaties, something Ms May has withheld. Read More »

Tunisia's Carthage knock out Prisons from CAVB title race

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Kenya Prisons hunt for their sixth title in the ongoing Women Africa Club Championship came to a halt on Tuesday evening after falling to champions Carthage of Tunisia, in a 3-1 sets defeat in Cairo, Egypt. Seven time African champions Pipeline had their noses in front after winning the opening set 25-22 but could not contain the hosts backed by the local crowd in the next three sets. Read More »

Seven killed in blast near Nawaz Sharif's residence in Lahore

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According to rescue officials, a caller who informed them about the incident said it was a cylinder blast. Rescue 1122 teams shifted the injured policemen and civilians to nearby hospitals, where an emergency has been imposed. The top officer also directed further tightening the process of checking and monitoring at the entry and exit routes of the metropolis. A year ago in February, a suicide attack on Mall Road of Lahore claimed as many as 14 lives including a celebrated police ... Read More »

Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer!

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He now says Daniels put Trump's name on top of the list, CNN reported . Michael Avenatti may be pro boner, but he ain't pro bono! She entered into an NDA with Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen weeks before the 2016 elections, agreeing as a condition not to discuss any affair. Read More »

Maran brothers walk free in telephone exchange case

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Special judge Natarajan said he was discharging the seven as prima facie , there was no evidence to prove the charges against them. Chennai: Former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother Kalanithi Maran were discharged from the illegal telephone exchange case. Read More »

Imam-e-Kaaba meets PM

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A larger number of people would be availing the chance to offer prayers behind him and would likely show up during the prayer time. He was pleased that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were working together to eliminate the misperceptions against Islam, he added. Read More »

BDJS not to back BJP in Chengannur

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Although it was expected that the BJP would nominate Mr. Thushar to the Rajya Sabha, it chose to field BJP national council member V. Muraleedharan from Maharashtra. "We will make an official complaint to the BJP central leadership", the BDJS president said. His visit to the residence of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the state capital late previous year had set dialects wagging, as he himself had time and again openly said that the BDJS would break association with the BJP and approach to ... Read More »

Matthew Heimbach charged with assaulting wife, top spokesman

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Matthew Heimbach, a leader of the Traditionalist Worker Party, was charged Monday with intimidation, strangulation, battery and domestic battery committed in the presence of a child, according to the report by WHAS-11 . "From this [Matthew Parrott] stated that [Heimbach] grabbed his hand and twisted down then got behind him and "choked him out" with his arm". Matt Parrott and Matthew Heimbach got into a physical confrontation, and Matt Parrott later told the police that Matthew Heimbach ... Read More »

Winter weather advisory in effect for Triad until 5 pm

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Rain, snow, sleet will become all snow after 1 p.m. Because surface temperatures will hover near to just above freezing, there shouldn't be significant accumulation. North winds will be 11 to 13 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 23 miles per hour. Highs will be in the mid-30s on Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday and in the upper-20s on Friday . Read More »