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Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant

Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant

Atlantia S.p.A. said its bid is conditional on securing at least 50 percent plus one of Abertis' total issued shares. Both Atlantia and Abertis specialise in operating toll roads, and the combination would create the world's biggest operator of toll roads.



Netflix, Inc. Posted gains of 1.43% in the Last Trade

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale increased its stake in Netflix by 7.2% in the first quarter. The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 5.09 Million. The target price for Netflix, Inc . Netflix now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $146.09. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $155.00 target price (up previously from $140.00) on shares of Netflix in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th.


Ben Johnson: Advert featuring disgraced ex-sprinter criticised

Ben Johnson: Advert featuring disgraced ex-sprinter criticised

In the advert, he says a betting firm's mobile phone app "tested positive for speed and power again and again". A sports betting company has defended its decision to use the drug cheat Ben Johnson to promote its new Android app, insisting that there are no plans to pull the advertisement from the air despite strong criticism from the sports minister, Greg Hunt , other politicians and anti-doping authorities.



US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

As many as 70 prisoners are being held by the Syrian government in cells created to hold just five, Jones said. "Although the regime's many atrocities are well-documented, we believe the building of a crematorium is an effort to cover up the extent of mass atrocities taking place in Saydnaya prison", Jones said.


Perfectly petrified dinosaur on display at Canada museum

Perfectly petrified dinosaur on display at Canada museum

We're talking scales, horns and a face. Caleb Brown, a postdoctoral researcher at the museum, grins at my astonishment. According to the researchers, it was on a river's edge, probably drinking water, when a flood swept it away. In other words, it was a grumpy herbivore that kept to itself. While Canada is not now known for its balmy beaches, back in the day of the nodosaur, Alberta's climate would have been more similar to Southern Florida than the cold climate it is known for today.