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Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran undertook to put limitations on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-related sanctions imposed against Tehran. IranAir has agreed to buy a total of 200 USA and European passenger aircraft worth a total of $35 billion - $37 billion at list prices, though such deals typically include big discounts.

Unrelated Supreme Court Decision Deals a Blow to Patent Trolls

More than 40 percent of all patent cases have traditionally been filed in the Texas district, according to The New York Times-becoming a well-known example of "forum shopping" in legal circles. The court ruled (PDF) that a law authorizing patent suits to be filed in the judicial district where the defendant "resides" was not supplanted by amendments to a general federal law on venue.

Reema Lagoo passes away

Lagoo has worked in superhit films like " Maine Pyar Kiya ", " Saajan ", " Vaastav , " Kuch Kuch Hota Hai " and, "Hum Saath-Saath Hain" among others, while her popular television serials included " Tu Tu Main Main " and " Shrimaan Shrimati ".

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Insider Sells $3813154.00 in Stock

The Coca-Cola Co has a 12-month low of $39.88 and a 12-month high of $46.01. The company's stock had a trading volume of 14,538,404 shares. This is an increase of 246% compared to the typical volume of 6,950 call options. Reyes Holdings operations include Reyes Beverage Group, the largest beer distributor in the United States representing import, craft and domestic beer brands; The Martin-Brower Company, L.L.C., a global quick-service restaurant distribution business and the largest supplier ...

White House Shies Away From Acknowledging Western Wall Part of Israel

Spicer said the wall's status would be discussed during the president's upcoming trip next week to Israel. During Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's post-inaugural visit to the white House, however, Trump preached restraint regarding settlement expansion and talk of moving the embassy was quickly relegated to the back burner.

Garland not interested in Federal Bureau of Investigation job, friends say

That position puts him opposite of President Donald Trump's administration, which laid out a proposal outside groups have said adds to the deficit, despite administration officials arguing that tax reform would pay for itself with economic growth.

School budget and board election results

The school budget passed by an unofficial vote of 836-212. School budget votes and board elections results have begun rolling in, with voters approving budgets in East Hampton, Amagansett, Montauk, Bridgehampton, Sagaponack, and Wainscott, whose polls all closed 8 p.m.

South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up

The latest recall comes after the two firms offered to fix 1.5m cars in South Korea and the United States over possible engine stalling. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Kim also flew to the United States previous year to report safety lapses to authorities there and the automakers have since issued a voluntary recall for a combined 1.5 million vehicles in North America and in South Korea over a defect that could cause engines to stall.

Elon Musk is Already Testing his Crazy Underground Tunnel

These latest updates are all a glimpse of the ongoing processes bringing the first tunnel of the network, which he hopes will eventually cover all of greater LA, to life. He did, however, post a few more photos of the tunnel test site, including some shots of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) being lowered into the access pit.

Higher consumer spending helps boost German economy

Household and state spending were strong, while firms invested money in construction and equipment, said German statistics authority Destatis . Germany's economy gathered momentum in the first quarter of 2017, growing by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent, with increases in both foreign and domestic demand.

U.S., China reach deals on access for beef, financial services

Nebraska's farmers and cattlemen cheered a new China-U.S. trade deal announced Friday that will help sate the growing Chinese appetite for beef . The White House announced that it had agreed with China on increasing the access of American goods and services to the Chinese market, Interfax reports on Friday.

April jobs report from U.S. Department of Labor

KEY DRIVERS: Even though the overall economy was growing at a sluggish pace at the beginning of the year, the jobless rate fell to 4.5 percent in March, the lowest in almost a decade. Acosta continued by citing encouraging initiatives for employment growth in the months ahead. The Dow Jones industrial average and the broader Standard & Poor's 500-stock index both inched up.

Hertz Shares Plunge on Wide Earnings Miss

An uptick in leased new cars in recent years has left the used-car market oversupplied, said Karl Brauer, an analyst with Kelley Blue Book. 02/28/2017 - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank.

Tyson Fury eyes return to the ring in July

IBF super-middleweight champion James DeGale feels Anthony Joshua has taken himself to a new level of stardom after his dramatic win over Wladimir Klitschko at the weekend. Following last weekends firefight, Mike Tyson claims Joshua has changed the sport of boxing and is set to reignite the storied division. You're going to be financially challenged, scholastically challenged.

Small companies reduced hiring in April, adding 61000 jobs

The ADP figures have shown a spotty relationship with the government's monthly payrolls tallies, particularly in March when the group's reading was nearly triple the Labour Department's gain in private employment. Analysts expect tomorrow's report to show a gain of 180,000 jobs for April. The unemployment rate is forecast to tick up to 4.6 percent from the 4.5 percent recorded a month earlier.

100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base, MD., Friday, April 28, 2017. "Like politicians and presidents sometimes, perhaps too frequently, we make mistakes and go too far", Woodward said.

Ford profit beats estimates; maintains 2017 profit outlook

Ford's costs during the first quarter were hurt by two recalls in North America, one to replace potentially faulty side door latches and the other for under-hood fire risks. Automotive revenue for the quarter rose to $36.5 billion from $35.3 billion a year earlier. In the year-ago quarter, the cable and internet service provider reported adjusted earnings of 43 cents per share, GAAP earnings of 42 cents per share and $18.8 billion in revenue.

United CEO to Testify in Front of Congressional Committee

The 69-year-old doctor suffered a concussion, and a broken nose and teeth, according to his lawyers. Separately, United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to US$10,000 and limit the use of law enforcement to safety and security issues alone.

Democratic Illinois House OKs public funding for abortions

The governor has said he would veto the bill due to concerns over expanding access to Medicaid recipients. A representative for Gov. Rauner said the latter is committed to protecting legal abortion under the current law. Republican state Rep. Peter Breen of Lombard says Medicaid-funded abortions do not qualify for federal match so would cost IL an extra $60 million a year.

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter Inc. soared past first-quarter user expectations, adding 9 million users in the quarter, beating revenue expectations along the way. The company has been trying to convince advertisers that it can strengthen its user base and has launched new features, including live video broadcasting.

Tech firms winding up for a fight on net neutrality

In a speech , Ajit Pai, a former FCC Commissioner under Chairman Tom Wheeler and, under President Trump, Chairman of a tonally different regulator, laid his plan to claw back the consumer protections enabled by Title II. Pai scrapped that decision shortly after becoming chairman, however. "Earlier today I shared with my fellow commissioners a proposal to reverse the mistake of Title II and return to the light touch framework that served us so well during the Clinton Administration, Bush ...

Uber plans flying cars to beat jams

But Uber's new partnerships with reputable aviation companies-as well as preexisting collaborations with federal agencies such as NASA-shows the tech giant is willing to kickstart the worldwide conversation on flying taxis in a big way.

Odisha in focus as BJP kicks off major party meet

The star of the show was BJP President Amit Shah, the chief strategist of the ruling party's extraordinary victory whom Modi felicitated during the party meet. The two-day meet would formally begin with the Presidential speech of Shah while on Sunday the concluding remarks will be delivered by Modi. Modi cautioned workers and leaders not to get distracted by the propaganda "manufacturing factory" and "be focused and be positive".

United Continental Says CEO Oscar Munoz Won't Become Chairman as Planned

So now it is clear that the moment was not only a watershed for United-which has pledged to become the best in USA customer service-but the airline's CEO as well. Company executives said it's too soon to know if the incident is hurting ticket sales. Chicago-based United is also re-looking executive compensation incentives to improve the airline's customer service, adding that it takes "recent events extremely seriously".

Unilever sales rise on higher prices

Unilever, whose products include a vast range of food, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care items, was the subject of a failed £115bn bid from Kraft Heinz earlier this year. As of 09:20 BST, Unilever's share price had added 1.13 percent to 3,982.00p, outperforming the broader London market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index having slipped marginally into the red and now standing 0.05 percent lower at 7,110.85 points.

Canada: 104 men arrested in child prostitution probe

Thai Truong said undercover officers put ads online to find men looking for sex. Of the hundreds of men who had responded to the infiltrators' advertisements, most stopped contacting them when they discovered that they appeared to be in contact with underage girls.

EXTRA: WS Atkins Agrees GBP2.1 Billion Takeover By SNC-Lavalin

At 0800 GMT, shares in Atkins were up 95.27 pence, or 4.8%, at 2077.27 pence. The offer price of 2080p is a 35% premium on last Atkin's closing share price. When the deal is completed, Uwe Krueger will step down as Atkins CEO and director, although he and SNC-Lavalin are set to "discuss putting in place a transitional services agreement", says the intended new parent.

Oil Gains After Saudi Arabia Backs Deal to Extend Global Supply Cuts

Crude oil for May delivery CLK7, -0.08% traded 1 cent higher at $53.12 a barrel, after having traded as low as $52.82 earlier in the day. OPEC data showed members of the group had cut March output beyond the level they had promised. Iraq, the second largest producer after Saudi Arabia, reduced production by only 159,000 barrels - to 4.402 mln barrels (quota 210,000 barrels). Yes, the price rise is being helped by seasonal demand - crude oil prices traditionally rise at this time of year as ...

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

House Republicans are also working to loosen Dodd-Frank regulations. Pfizer executives braced themselves for blowback from the Obama administration - but were surprised by how aggressively the White House fought the deal. Mnuchin has worked on the tax plan for months, but details have remained fluid, with White House officials considering a range of options in how they restructure the tax code.

NYC mayor backs proposal to raise cigarette prices

You could soon pay more for cigarettes in New York City . The legislation establishes the first price floor and tax for other tobacco products such as cigars, smokeless tobacco, loose tobacco and tobacco-containing shisha-and enforces a 10 percent tax on other tobacco products for the first time, with the resulting revenues going toward the beleaguered New York City Housing Authority, which faces federal funding cuts under President Donald Trump.