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Statoil Removes "Oil" From its Name

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The last day of trading on the Oslo Børs under the ticker "STL" was to be May 15. Statoil shares are trading higher Tuesday as the Norwegian energy company prepares to change its 50-year old name. The new name will also be reflected in the Norwegian company's American Deposit Rights (ADRs), which are traded on the NY bourse, as of May 17, at the earliest. Read More »

MPs slam Carillion bosses for 'recklessness and greed'

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The joint report by the Commons Work and Pensions and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committees says the firm's collapse, one of the biggest in the United Kingdom in recent times, exposed "systemic flaws" in corporate Britain and its "toothless" and "feeble" regulators. Read More »

Pope Francis 'very worried' over Mideast 'spiral of violence'

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Israel has come under mounting global pressure after its forces opened fire on the Gaza border on Monday, killing 60 protesters who had massed alongside the fence to protest as the USA moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He also led Catholics in praying a Hail Mary to ask for the intercession of Mary, Queen of Peace. Pope Francis finished his catechesis on baptism with an especially energetic audience. Read More »

"Jai Hind" replaces "Yes, ma'am" or "Yes, Sir" in MP

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The Madhya Pradesh School Education Minister, Vijay Shah, believes that this measure will "foster patriotism" in students and has directed all 1.22 lakh government schools in the state to strictly follow this order. There is no need to make it compulsory, the government should first think about the quality of education, lack of teachers in Government schools. The state government is also planning to mandatorily introduce a tie and a belt as part of the school uniform. Read More »

Mumbai Indians host floundering Kings XI Punjab as playoffs race heats up

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With this win, RCB stay alive in the competition as they give themselves an outside chance of qualifying for the Play offs. In the 50th match of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ), desperate Mumbai Indians squad under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma will face inconsistent Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai in the must-win clash on Wednesday. Read More »

Fuel prices hike: Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of fooling people

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In another tweet, Mr. Chidambaram also asked the Chief Ministers to oppose the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission, and agreed with Kerala Finance Minister T.M. On May 14, petrol retailed at Rs. 74.8 per litre in Delhi, Rs. 77.5 per litre in Kolkata, Rs.82.65 per litre in Mumbai and Rs. 77.61 per litre in Chennai. Read More »

Iranian Foreign Minister visits Russia, China to save nuclear deal

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And there is reason to worry. The Obama administration, when the JCPOA was negotiated, argued that eliminating Iran's civil nuclear research and its missile program were unrealistic concessions that the Iranian regime would not accept-and that was when the United States had the cooperation of its negotiating partners and an worldwide sanctions campaign on its side. Read More »

Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with numbers of wounded protesters

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At least 61 people were killed on Monday and more than 2,400 injured after Israeli forces gunned down Palestinians protesting against the United States embassy move to Jerusalem. Israeli troops used tear gas and live fire against protesters, as they approached the border fence, wounding nearly 3,000 and sparking condemnation from the United Nations (UN). Read More »

Trump on Paris attack

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Azimov became a French citizen in 2010 after his mother was naturalized, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told French television. He said: "Even though smaller-scale terrorist attacks are becoming more and more common, larger-scale attacks like the one against the Bataclan could happen again". Read More »

Assange Hacked Ecuador Embassy Comms System, Set Up Own Internet

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Mr Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been at the embassy since June 2012 to avoid sexual offences charges and potential extradition to the United States following leaks by the website about U.S. The operation had the support of then Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa, the paper reported, adding that it has since been wound down under the country's new leader Lenin Moreno who took power a year ago. Read More »

Analysts' Recommendations in Limelight: Halcon Resources (HK)

Poplar Forest Capital Llc who had been investing in Antero Res Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.97B market cap company. Antero Resources Corporation has 3 buy ratings, 14 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -16.53% from its high of $22.68 to a $6.16 billion market value through last close. Read More »

Girl, 11, killed when tree falls on vehicle in Newburgh

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Luke's hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police said the girl and her mother had just arrived home and were unloading the vehicle when the tree fell. States of emergencies were declared in Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Sullivan counties, which were hit by strong winds and marble-sized hail. The storm pounded New York, New Jersey and CT, snarling commutes and toppling trees. Read More »

'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' to release on June 1

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Presented by Eros International & Phantom, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane starring Harshvardhan Kapoor and is slated to release on May 25, 2018. Veere Di Wedding , meanwhile, had announced its release date past year itself. The movie traces the journey of a young man's personal crusade against the system and his quest for revenge leading to the emergence of a common man's superhero in the form of " Bhavesh Joshi Superhero ". Read More »

Meghan Markle's dad's role in wedding in question after paparazzi scandal

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Thomas Markle and Ragland divorced when their daughter was 6-years-old, but they both played an active role raising her. "Of course I'd walk her down the aisle ". A screenshot of a Daily Mail posting about Thomas Markle on Facebook . Thomas Markle has been caught up in controversy after he allegedly staged paparazzi photographs of himself in the run-up to the ceremony being held at Windsor Castle this Saturday . Read More »

Couples who divorce to share what they accrued together

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The justice stated it would be unfair for a person to enter into a marriage with an empty hand, contribute nothing and then walk out of the marriage with half of the family's wealth. Fida was concerned that women were disadvantaged by the law as, since a lot of them are housewives, their contribution to the acquisition of property can not be monetised. Read More »

Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan

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It is compulsory for all Muslims to fast except those who are exempted: children, the elderly, the sick, women who are pregnant, nursing or menstruating, and people travelling. Often, restaurants shutter their doors during the day. Increasingly common are Ramadan tents in five-star hotels that offer lavish and pricey meals from sunset to sunrise. Read More »

The situation: Israel expels Turkish Ambassador

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In this meeting, Islamabad and Ankara will urge all Islamic countries to strongly condemn the killings of Palestinians by Israeli forces and decide some strategy to find a peaceful way to resolve conflict between Israel and Palestine. Israel expelled the Turkish consul-general in Jerusalem, and Erdogan exchanged heated words on Twitter with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. After the expulsion from Turkey of the Israeli Ambassador Eitan Nahe the Israeli foreign Ministry summoned a Turkish ... Read More »

'Click It or Ticket' seat-belt enforcement campaign underway

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Law enforcement will be cracking down on Click It or Ticket violators around the clock. "I am frequently asked why we warn everyone in advance - the bottom line is not issuing citations, but saving lives", Sgt. During the 2017 " Click it or Ticket " campaign, 350 New Jersey police agencies participated in the two-week initiative. According to the latest statistics, about 9 in 10 motorists consistently wear a seat belt , which law enforcers say makes a big difference when they respond to ... Read More »

Bharat Ane Nenu beats Baahubali 2, sets all time record

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Bahubali 2, starring Prabhas held this record a year ago with the entire collection of 1.65 crores in Chennai. It has Mahesh Babu playing the role of a Chief Minister. The film was released there in Telugu version too, but the makers thought that it has to reach a wider audience. And now, the Mahesh Babu starrer has shattered the record set by none other than all-India blockbuster Baahubali 2 at the Chennai Box Office. Read More »

Right to Die Law Killed by Judge

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If the state is unsuccessful in defending the law, Sen. "I'm disappointed and distressed. They were grasping for a reason", said Monning. Of those who have requested the drugs, the majority, about 58.6 percent, suffered from cancer, 18 percent had a neuromuscular disorder such as ALS and Parkinson's, and others had heart and respiratory diseases. Read More »

India's exports rise 5.17% in April

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As per the data, the country's imports during the month under review rose by 4.60 per cent to $39.63 billion in April 2018 from $37.88 billion in the like period of 2017. (15.7 per cent) and Plastic and Linoleum (30.0 per cent). However, non-oil, non-gold imports, denoting domestic industrial demand, fell by 0.14 per cent in April, after rising continuously for the past few months. Read More »

Transocean (NYSE:RIG) Issues Earnings Results

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in RIG . 69 funds acquired positions and 101 increased positions. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.3. Bank of America lifted their price objective on shares of Transocean from $12.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, April 18th. Read More »

PM Unlikely to Intervene Over Rolled Minister

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Mr Entsch said Ms Prentice was an outstanding contributor who had been focusing on her frontbench role as Assistant Minister for Disability Services. "Politics is a contestable process and in the Liberal Party there are no quarantines on that", Mr Morrison told ABC television on Sunday. Read More »

White House calls deaths in Gaza 'propaganda' by Hamas

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Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said during a White House press briefing that the violence against Palestinian protesters was a "gruesome and unfortunate propaganda attempt" by Hamas. "This is a propaganda attempt", Shah said. Alexander quoted a statement from France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian calling on Israeli authorities "to exercise discernment and restraint in the use of force that must be strictly proportionate". Read More »

Pearse Doherty TD calls for expulsion of Israeli Ambassador to Ireland

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Another march took place in Gauteng. At least 2,400 other people were wounded in the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the 2014 Gaza war. "Given the indiscriminate [nature] and gravity of the latest Israeli attack, the South African government has taken a decision to recall Ambassador Sisa Ngombane with immediate effect until further notice", Department of International Relations spokesperson Ndivhuwo Mabaya said. Read More »

BT Sport to show UEFA Champions League Final free online

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There's also a rare occasion where a half-and-half scarf is an acceptable memento of the occasion! And, thanks to BT Sport, you'll be able to watch both matches for free online. RTÉ's coverage of premier sporting events will shrink further after TV3 won the rights to broadcast the majority of Champions League football matches from next season. Read More »

Eight-Year-Old Girl Indecently Assaulted In Sydney Home Invasion

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After the man made his escape, the girl told her mother what had happened, and she immediately called the police . "The description that we have is that it is a British or Australian accent", she said. A large-scale police operation is underway to find the man. The man was last seen running towards McDonald's on Barker Street, police said. She said teams were canvassing the area, including the streets surrounding the property and urged anyone with CCTV footage or information from up ... Read More »

City of Arlington out of bid for Amazon HQ2

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The Austin and Dallas regions - the Dallas bid included individual proposals from more than two dozen North Texas cities, apparently including Arlington - were named in January among the 20 finalists for the project, whittled down from an original pool of more than 200. Read More »