Akzo's Battle With PPG Escalates Amid Push to Oust Chairman

Akzo's Battle With PPG Escalates Amid Push to Oust Chairman

The removal of Chairman Antony Burgmans would be irresponsible and damaging, and Elliott's move for a shareholder vote on the matter will be rejected , Akzo Nobel said in a statement Wednesday. Elliott hopes to add to pressure on Akzo to negotiate a potential sale to US coatings manufacturer PPG Industries Inc PPG.N , after Akzo rejected a sweetened 22.4 billion euro ($24 billion) cash-and-stock offer from PPG last month. Read More

Gas prices will rise this summer but should remain low

Gas prices will rise this summer but should remain low

Its average of $2.09 marks a 7-cent rise from last week, and 25 cents higher than a year ago. The price per gallon rose 5.7 cents during the past week to an average of $2.10, according to gas price service GasBuddy . West Texas Intermediate crude oil for May delivery traded up about 1.2% Monday morning to $52.87 a barrel, well above last Monday's closing price of $50.24. Read More

One For Arthur wins Grand National

Owned by friends Belinda McClung and Debs Thomson, who dub themselves "The Two Golf Widows ", it is only the second time a Scottish horse has won the National. "We had expected this year's Grand National to be a bit of a money-spinner for us", he said. Sky Full Of Stars (4 .10) should regain the winning thread on the same card, having unseated his jockey at an early stage two days ago behind Chain Of Beacons, who re-opposes today under a penalty, while Torrid (4 .20) could go well at a ... Read More

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

Just last week , Tesla pushed past Ford's market capitalization in order to take the number two spot amongst American automakers. So how did a niche, electric vehicle maker which sold less than a million cars previous year and has had just two profitable quarters to date, come to be valued more than competitors ten times its size? On Monday morning, Tesla's value surpassed General Motors for the very first time , making the Silicon Valley electric vehicle company the most valuable ... Read More

Officer Who Dragged Man Off Jet Placed On Leave

After the flight boarded, staff announced that they needed four people to volunteer to give up seats so that United employees who needed to be in Louisville Monday could take them. The passenger reportedly had tried to explain he was a doctor who also needed to be in Louisville - to see patients. On Sunday, United overbooked a flight from Chicago to Louisville and asked for volunteers to take another flight. Read More

Syrian teenager thanks US President Trump for his 'action' after chemical attack

Ivanka congratulated her father for "making hard decisions" and "refusing to accept these horrendous crimes against humanity", referring to Syrian President Bashar Assad's actions regarding the chemical weapons attacks that he was accused of carrying out on his own people. Read More

Passenger Goes Overboard From The Carnival Liberty

Passenger Goes Overboard From The Carnival Liberty

The cruise ship was about 20 nautical miles east of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, at the time of the call and continued traveling toward the Chesapeake Bay. Loved ones are asking you to keep Scott and his family in your prayers. The Coast Guard says it directed a search helicopter and cutter to the area to look for Scott. Read More

Shares in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Acquired by Kentucky Retirement Systems

Shares in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Acquired by Kentucky Retirement Systems

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Kentucky Retirement Systems bought a new position in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Equity research analysts have given opinions on where they foresees the stock level. Current Analysts Rating Alert about Digital Realty Trust , Inc. Read More

Valdosta airline flights delayed, cancelled

The Federal Aviation Administration, Delta and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport advised travelers to check their flight status to find out if theirs is affected by the storms. Delta said those whose flights are cancelled and who don't travel are entitled to a refund. Delta admits recovery from Wednesday's severe weather has not been ideal. Read More

Delta Air cuts forecast for key revenue metric

Delta Air cuts forecast for key revenue metric

Morgan Stanley reissued an "overweight" rating on shares of Delta Air Lines in a research note on Friday. Sometimes it may seem like it, but analysts don't just pull their price targets out of thin air. The company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 2.90% in this year and the earnings per share (EPS) growth expected to be 11.28% in the next year. Read More

Syria state TV claims USA strike killed 11 civilians, including 4 children

Syria state TV claims USA strike killed 11 civilians, including 4 children

Calling the strike a "flagrant aggression", the Syrian Army said it had killed six people and caused extensive damage to the base. Syrian President Bashar Assad condemned the US attack as "reckless and irresponsible". He said, "No child of God should ever suffer such horror". Russia's military on Friday said a U.S. strike on a regime air base in Syria was ineffective but announced Syrian air defences would be strengthened to shield the country's key infrastructure. Read More

Murdoch's Fox wins EU approval to take over Sky

Murdoch's Fox wins EU approval to take over Sky

While the United Kingdom mulls possible action, the European Commission approved the deal "unconditionally". It will report back to the United Kingdom government by May 16, leaving a final decision on whether to block the deal with Culture Minister Karen Bradley. Read More

Apple, Amazon, Google said to join bidding for Toshiba chip unit

Apple, Amazon, Google said to join bidding for Toshiba chip unit

Three tech firms -Apple, Amazon , and Google -have reportedly joined the considerable list of bidders of Toshiba's NAND flash memory business, now on the market as Toshiba looks to raise $9 billion to cover losses at its USA nuclear unit, Westinghouse, AppleInsider reports. Read More

Albany unable to pass full budget; Cuomo to sign extender deal

Albany unable to pass full budget; Cuomo to sign extender deal

It's been two days since the deadline expired, but NY state still doesn't have a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Negotiations bogged down over education spending and a juvenile justice reform sought by Democrats that would raise the age of criminal responsibility so 16- and 17-year-old offenders aren't prosecuted as adults. Read More

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.12 EPS

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.12 EPS

This number lands on a scale from 1 to 5. (NYSE:STZ) are scrambling higher in today's trading session. In an analyst rating update on Thursday shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. Sands also referred to comments from John Kelly, the homeland security secretary, who recently said it was unlikely that Trump's wall would extend the full length of the Mexican border. Read More

Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

The lawmakers utilized the Congressional Review Act (CRA), a bill that permits Congress and the president to overturn recently passed regulations that originated and were authorized through a federal agency. Sadly, U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Neely Kennedy, both Republicans, voted for the bill, as did most members of Louisiana's House delegation. And AT&Tdirected concerned customers to its existing privacy policy, which states that the company "will not sell your personal ... Read More

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops

As such, it is allowing chlorpyrifos use to continue, but objections to EPA's decision are expected by the petitioners who originally pushed for the tolerance revocations. After more research and some debate from an expert scientific review panel of academic scientists, EPA scientists concluded that chlorpyrifos was causing significant health risks, particularly to farmworkers and children, and should be banned. Read More

EU deal 'in all our interests', May tells European press

EU deal 'in all our interests', May tells European press

Let me conclude by saying that the talks which are about to start will be hard, complex and sometimes even confrontational. On Thursday French President Francois Hollande backed Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in insisting the terms of the separation - including the so-called "divorce bill" - must be settled before they can move on to discuss a new trade relationship. Read More

Trump administration hits North Koreans wi

The South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday it expects the national women's soccer team's trip to North Korea for an worldwide competition to proceed in a "calm and orderly manner". North Korea's foreign ministry issued another angry diatribe against the exercises Thursday, saying that it would "mount a resolute preemptive attack" if it thought the United States was about to strike it. Read More

Liverpool's Sadio Mane likely to miss out against Bournemouth

Liverpool's Sadio Mane likely to miss out against Bournemouth

For Everton, it was a grim extension of their miserable record at Anfield, where they last won in 1999, while Liverpool completed a first double of derby wins since 2010-11. The Reds boss also suggested that Brazil boss Tite "obviously likes the way we play" and insisted he "wants to do something similar" as he also spoke about how well Philippe Coutinho fared on worldwide duty. Read More