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BAE Systems receives two contracts valued at nearly $63M

BAE Systems has received two contracts valued at nearly $63M to provide F-16 support equipment, test systems, and spares to the governments of Indonesia and Iraq. The contracts enhance the company’s strong global position and ability to deliver the right systems and expertise to support F-16 aircraft operated by U.S. allies.

  • The only reasons to stay with the iPhone right now have nothing to do with the iPhone
    Technology
    Quartz

    The only reasons to stay with the iPhone right now have nothing to do with the iPhone

    My iPhone X is fine. I picked up the $1,000 rectangle of glass and aluminum on launch day. I’ve been on Apple’s upgrade program since it launched in 2015, which means I pay a monthly fee, currently $56, and get each new iPhone as it’s released every year. I switched my main phone from Android to iPhone in 2014, with the launch of the iPhone 6. I’ve been there through the iterative years of the designs with the iPhone 6, 6s, 7, and 8. I’ve continued to pay for these phones, because, as my colleague Akshat recently put it, “Apple was producing the best damn phones in the market.” But Apple no longer has a monopoly on quality. Samsung’s most recent phones were my favorites of last year, and for

  • Prince William Might Have Just Hinted at the New Royal Baby's Name
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    Time

    Prince William Might Have Just Hinted at the New Royal Baby's Name

    Speculation about the name of the new royal baby has run rampant — and it’s possible that Arthur might be the winning guess. According to some Twitter accounts, the Duke of Cambridge said, “There’s Arthur, there he is,” while pointing to a photographer who works for The Sun, a popular British tabloid. The photographer in question, Arthur Edwards, is referred to as a “veteran” in his field, so would be known by sight to the royals.

  • Trump's revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia
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    Reuters

    Trump's revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia

    MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - As OPEC's efforts to balance the oil market bear fruit, U.S. producers are reaping the benefits - and flooding Europe with a record amount of crude. Russia paired with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries last year in cutting oil output jointly by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd), a deal they say has largely rebalanced the market and one that has helped elevate benchmark Brent prices close to four-year highs. Now, the relatively high prices brought about by that pact, coupled with surging U.S. output, are making it harder to sell Russian, Nigerian and other oil grades in Europe, traders said.

  • Reddit co-founder: My wife Serena Williams and I want our...
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    CNBC Videos

    Reddit co-founder: My wife Serena Williams and I want our...

    Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian joins a growing list of tech luminaries who believe that limiting screen time fosters better psychological and social development.

  • Kate Middleton Just Left the Hospital With Royal Baby Number 3
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    Time

    Kate Middleton Just Left the Hospital With Royal Baby Number 3

    The newest royal is officially on his way home to London’s Kensington Palace. Just after Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to her third child with Prince William, Kate Middleton left St. Mary’s Hospital with the prince just before 1 p.m. EST. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduced the new baby to the world outside the hospital’s private Lindo Wing just as they did with their first two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

  • AT&T Defends Time Warner Deal's Cost Savings From U.S. Assault
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    Bloomberg

    AT&T Defends Time Warner Deal's Cost Savings From U.S. Assault

    AT&T Inc. attacked the U.S. government expert who disputes the company’s claim that its takeover of Time Warner Inc. would lead to $2.5 billion in cost savings. Rob Walters, a lawyer for AT&T, tried Monday to undermine the Justice Department’s expert, Ronald Quintero, saying he ignored AT&T’s history of successfully integrating companies and achieving projected savings. Walters also said that in a separate case in which he testified as an expert, Quintero’s testimony was "utterly discredited" by a judge.

  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback
    Politics
    Associated Press

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    The sprawling network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with President Donald Trump in the White House and Republicans in control of Congress. A conservative judge is seated on the Supreme Court. Democrats are increasingly questioning how far the network's influence extends into the White House, casting the groups' backing by industrialists Charles and David Koch as puppeteers behind Trump's agenda and hoping to rouse their own donors to fight back.

  • Netflix gives 'Fast and Furious' the cartoon treatment it deserves
    Finance
    Engadget

    Netflix gives 'Fast and Furious' the cartoon treatment it deserves

    With eight feature releases and a couple of short films, the Fast and Furious franchise has worked its way into the public consciousness. When you think about it, though, while the films are rated PG-13, the core concept is pretty kid-friendly: fast cars and one-liners abound. The collaboration is part of a five-year relationship that has already brought 14 animated kids and family programming to Netfix based on DreamWorks properties, like Guillermo del Toro's DreamWorks Trollhunters, DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free (there's a naming convention here) and All Hail King Julien.

  • A Smarter Nvidia Corporation Play for a Potential 500% Return
    Finance
    InvestorPlace

    A Smarter Nvidia Corporation Play for a Potential 500% Return

    According to some market pundits, issues like Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) woes, China trade war concerns and today’s much more volatile and erratic cryptocurrency market can all be fingered as reasons why investors should stay away from Nvidia stock. If you’re a buyer of those markets, Nvidia — whose chips are leaders in all those areas — should sound attractive. This appears to be the case for Nvidia stock right now–and that’s good news for bulls.

  • Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens
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    Associated Press

    Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

    Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and allegations that the family engaged in smuggling. An official at the Korea Customs Service, meanwhile, confirmed that authorities raided the airline's headquarters in Seoul seeking evidence on alleged smuggling and tariff evasion. Chairman Cho Yang-ho announced the resignation of his daughter Hyun-ah, who returned to leadership last month after a four-year hiatus following a "nut rage" scandal, and her younger sister Hyun-min, who is under investigation for allegedly hurling a cup of water at a business meeting.

  • Bitcoin Cash has risen 80% over the last week
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    Business Insider

    Bitcoin Cash has risen 80% over the last week

    Bitcoin Cash is up 17% against the dollar on Monday. The cryptocurrency has risen 80% over the last seven days. An upcoming 'fork' of the currency — a change to its underlying code — appears to be supporting the price rally. Follow the live Bitcoin Cash

  • What We Know About Sean Hannity's Shell Companies and Why It Matters
    Politics
    Fortune

    What We Know About Sean Hannity's Shell Companies and Why It Matters

    Fox News anchor Sean Hannity had a bad week. Last Monday, a lawyer representing Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, said that Hannity was one of Cohen’s three clients. Cohen is under investigation in relation to a payment he reportedly made to adult film star Stormy Daniels on behalf of then-candidate Trump.

  • US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate war
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    Associated Press

    US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate war

    It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant's massive reach. The company refused to sign an exclusive contract with Alibaba, and instead participated in a big sale promotion with its archrival, JD.com Inc. Tmall punished them by taking steps to cut traffic to their storefront, two executives told The Associated Press.

  • GE's Q1 Performance Proves the Doubters Wrong
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    Motley Fool

    GE's Q1 Performance Proves the Doubters Wrong

    Shares of industrial giant General Electric (NYSE: GE) have plunged over the past year due to deteriorating performance in the company's power business -- historically its largest segment by revenue -- and investor fears about hidden liabilities in the GE Capital financing business. Last Friday, General Electric silenced many of its critics with solid first-quarter results. While the company still faces earnings pressure from the power and GE Capital segments, the valuable aviation and healthcare segments are performing very well.

  • 5 Home-Buying Mistakes I Never Knew Before Becoming a Realtor
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    GoBankingRates

    5 Home-Buying Mistakes I Never Knew Before Becoming a Realtor

    Today, I don’t work in real estate, but I was an agent for many years during my 20s and early 30s. Click to read more about common real estate myths you should know. Here are five home-buying mistakes that I never knew before becoming a real estate professional.

  • Jeff Sessions, Rod Rosenstein are scrambling to save their jobs: Napolitano
    Politics
    Fox Business Videos

    Jeff Sessions, Rod Rosenstein are scrambling to save their jobs: Napolitano

    Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on Rep. Devin Nunes' comments that there was "no intelligence" to justify the Trump campaign collusion investigation.

  • Manhunt Continues After 29-Year-Old Shooter Kills 4 at Nashville Waffle House
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    Time

    Manhunt Continues After 29-Year-Old Shooter Kills 4 at Nashville Waffle House

    The manhunt for Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking continued Monday morning as law enforcement agents are searching for the 29-year-old alleged shooter, who is still on the run and may be armed and dangerous. Metropolitan Nashville Chief Police Steve Anderson said at a news conference that Reinking is most likely on foot and is probably still close to the area, unless he was picked up by a car. Reinking has had numerous brushes with the law that may demonstrate his mental state.

  • Investors Are Dumping Altria Group Inc Stock Without Looking at the Facts
    Finance
    InvestorPlace

    Investors Are Dumping Altria Group Inc Stock Without Looking at the Facts

    The usually reliable Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) is off to a horrific start this year, with MO stock shedding 18%. For technical analysts, the recent break below $60 was highly discouraging. In short, MO stock must regain its footing quickly due to the significant technical damage.

  • IBM Plunges: 5 Reasons to Buy, 5 Reasons to Sell
    Business
    Motley Fool

    IBM Plunges: 5 Reasons to Buy, 5 Reasons to Sell

    Shares of IBM (NYSE: IBM) plunged nearly 8% on April 18, after the tech giant reported its first-quarter earnings. Big Blue's numbers initially looked solid, topping analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines. But upon digging deeper into the 

  • Should You Buy Texas Instruments (TXN) Stock Ahead of Earnings?
    Finance
    Zacks

    Should You Buy Texas Instruments (TXN) Stock Ahead of Earnings?

    Shares of Texas Instruments TXN dipped into the red during early afternoon trading Monday, just one day before the chip behemoth is scheduled to release its latest quarterly earnings report. With concerns emerging that the dominant run for semiconductor stocks could be over soon, investors will want to key a close eye on the recent results of an industry bellwether like TXN. Increased demand for its chips—thanks to a variety of new applications throughout the tech landscape—has helped Texas Instruments surge considerably over the past few years.

  • Melania Trump Is Using Ingredients From Michelle Obama's White House Garden at Her First State Dinner
    Politics
    Time

    Melania Trump Is Using Ingredients From Michelle Obama's White House Garden at Her First State Dinner

    First Lady Melania Trump is embracing the spirit of bipartisanship for Tuesday’s State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and French First Lady Brigette Macron — at least, when it comes to the menu and decor. The Office of the First Lady released details about the Trump administration’s first state dinner on Monday, revealing a menu that features greens from the White House kitchen garden, which was planted by Michelle Obama in 2009, and a china service that will include pieces from Bush 43 and Clinton’s services. The Clinton china services coordinates with the dinner’s gold and white color scheme while the Bush service will complement the green and white floral arrangements that will pepper the State Dining room.

  • J.K. Rowling Is Hilariously Live Tweeting Her Royal Baby Thoughts
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    Time

    J.K. Rowling Is Hilariously Live Tweeting Her Royal Baby Thoughts

    It’s a big day in the U.K., as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has officially given birth to her third royal baby. “Listening to CNN talking about #royalbaby3 and the reporter said ‘Prince Harry’s route to the throne just became more difficult’ as though it’s an open secret he’s planning to systematically slaughter his closest relatives,” Rowling tweeted drily on Monday. Following the birth of this child, Prince Harry is now fifth in line for the throne, after his father Prince Charles, his brother Prince William, his nephew Prince George, niece Princess Charlotte and the yet-to-be-named new royal nephew.

  • Finance
    InvestorPlace

    Kinder Morgan Inc Finally Gives Investors What They Want

    Pipelines were supposed to be safe tollways that produced plenty of cash flows. Kinder Morgan stock has pretty much languished since that fateful day. Moves to right the ship at Kinder Morgan have begun to work and KMI has finally given long-suffering shareholders what they wanted all the time — a big return to dividend growth.

  • United Parcel Service (UPS) Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?
    Business
    Zacks

    United Parcel Service (UPS) Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?

    United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS is scheduled to report first-quarter 2018 results on Apr 26, before the market opens. Revenues improved 11.2% to $18,829 million from the year-ago quarter, outpacing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $18,190.5 million.

  • The Total Witch Hunt Around AT&T’s Power Grab
    Business
    Bloomberg

    The Total Witch Hunt Around AT&T’s Power Grab

    Just as lawyers for AT&T Inc. wrap up what most have considered to be a strong defense of the Time Warner Inc. megamerger, information has trickled out that may test the company’s credibility.  AT&T, the No. 2 wireless carrier in the U.S., and its larger rival Verizon Communications Inc. are reportedly under investigation by U.S. antitrust officials over whether the companies colluded to make it harder for customers to switch carriers. The probe has to do with new electronic SIM, or eSIM, technology that allows consumers to make the switch by changing settings on their phone or tablet, rather than having to physically swap out a SIM card chip or go through their carrier. The Justice Department