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Bihar: 8 charred to death as bus catches fire in Nalanda

Bihar: 8 charred to death as bus catches fire in Nalanda

Nalanda superintendent of police Ashish Anand said efforts were on to ascertain the identity of the eight persons who have died. "The fire started in the front part of the bus and spread throughout immediately". The Nalanda DM said traces of carbide have also been found from the gutted bus raising suspicion that the volatile compound could have triggered the fire due to the heat inside the bus.


Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

Drivers across the USA face gasoline prices 3 cents higher than last week at an average $2.37 per gallon. Oil prices rose earlier this week over expectations of further cuts to the crude oil supply. West Coast (PADD 5) retail gasoline prices are often above the average USA price because of the region's tight supply and demand balance, isolation from additional supply sources, and gasoline specifications that are more costly to meet.



Goldman Sachs Group Inc Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Standard Chartered PLC (STAN)

About shares traded. J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT) has risen 5.07% since May 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 145.03% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Monday, April 3 with "Buy". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, November 26 by Numis Securities.


US first-quarter GDP growth revised up sharply to 1.2 per cent

US first-quarter GDP growth revised up sharply to 1.2 per cent

Many forecasters project growth of just over 2 percent. Washington , DC, May 26, 2017-Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.2% in the first quarter of 2017, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis .



UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

Multiple U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials told NBC News that the Manchester bomber was known to the U.S. intelligence community before the attack. Hopkins said on Wednesday that the 22-year-old suicide bomber, Salman Abedi , was part of a network . This follows the arrest of a 23-year-old in Chorlton, Manchester the previous day.



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

Conservative party leader Theresa May gestures during the Scottish Conservatives manifesto launch at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Scotland, Friday, May 19, 2017. ICM's director, Martin Boon, said polling over the weekend had "indicated a resurgent, if still rather distant Labour party" and "reinforces the impression that Labour have won the short-term manifesto battle".