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Buoyant French economy ahead of election a boon to eurozone

Buoyant French economy ahead of election a boon to eurozone

In this webinar, I take a look at the Euro-Zone purchasing managers' indexes and the Euro both ahead of and after the release of the April data, which came in well above expectations. The more subdued pace of business may just be another blip in an eight-year-old expansion that continues to chug along steadily if not spectacularly.



Fresno gunman gave blow-by-blow account of triple killing

Kori Ali Muhammad has his arraignment scheduled for Friday morning in a Fresno County courthouse. Police had put out a news release hours before the shootings Tuesday, saying that Muhammad was armed and risky and wanted in the shooting death of a security guard at a Motel 6 last week.



Russia reset redux? Trump tries where predecessors failed

Trump's comments came after he made his biggest foreign policy decision of his new presidency last week, firing missiles at Syria to punish Moscow's ally for its suspected use of poison gas. As the Federal Bureau of Investigation and multiple congressional committees investigate possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, the president and his aides can now point to his hard-line stance on Syrian President Bashar Assad as evidence he's willing to stand up to Putin.


BJP leading in 34 wards, Congress trailing

BJP leading in 34 wards, Congress trailing

In last time's civic elections in Latur the Nationalist Congress Party, that had held 49 seats, has won one seat today. The BJP won 40 out of 70-seats in Latur . Chandrapur is the home turf of senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar. The political developments does not auger well for young Congress leader Amit Deshmukh, son of former chief minister late Vilasrao Deshmukh who held complete sway in the district of Latur for last several decades.


GM halts Venezuela operations amid plant seizure

GM halts Venezuela operations amid plant seizure

State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Thursday. The country's economic crunch took another turn this week as the government seized a General Motors plant, prompting the auto giant to say it was halting operations in Venezuela.


Feds look to establish cannabis tracking system in legalized regime

Feds look to establish cannabis tracking system in legalized regime

That marks a five-percent increase over a year ago and the highest percentage ever recorded since CBS began asking the question. On the driving impairment side of the ledger, drunk drivers kill innocent people on Canadian roads every day; adding those who've smoked marijuana and then drove can only add up to more needless highway deaths.