All eyes on Iowa Caucus; Candidates trying to convince youngsters

Candidates are waiting for Iowa caucus and are trying their best to convince young voters. Iowa youngsters and college students are receiving text messages to participate in Caucus and are even offered internships on political campaigns.


Rudy Giuliani is in perfect health; Mike Huckabee gaining strength in Iowa

Rudy Giuliani's personal doctor has declared that his medical condition is absolutely fine. The Republican presidential candidate had to spend a night in the hospital after he reported severe headache. Rudy Giuliani also announced on Christmas Eve that he is free from cancer and is having no health issues.


Ultralife Batteries, Inc. at 52-week high on NASDAQ

Ultralife Batteries, Inc. touched a 52-week high on NASDAQ. The stock opened at 19.44 and touched a high of $21.51. Ultralife Batteries, Inc. announced on 26, December that the company received another order worth $40 million from a U.S. defense contractor. The company had earlier received orders worth $62 million from the same contractor to supply advanced communications systems.

The stock has offered decent returns to investors. The 50 days average price of Ultralife stands at $13.99.


Nasdaq & DJIA close 0.8% higher ahead of holidays

The US stock markets ended with gains on Monday. The trading volumes were lower due to holiday season. After the news of infusion of more cash for Merrill Lynch, the market sentiments were looking better. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed 07 percent higher at 13,550. Nasdaq Composite also gained 0.8 percent and ended the session before Christmas at 2713.
The advances remained more on NYSE in a shortened trading session. The volumes were lower as less number of traders participated and the session was cut by 3 hours.


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THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon: U.S.

Washington [USA], Apr 27 : The United States advanced missile defense system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which is being installed in South Korea to mitigate threats by Pyongyang, w

FBI Director James Comey to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee

Washington [U.S.A.], Apr 27 : FBI director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled for May 3.

Key U.S. lawmakers in favour of Obamacare replacement

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 27 : A group of U.S. lawmakers have extended their support to President Donald Trump's plan to replace his predecessor's landmark healthcare scheme.

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New York [USA], Apr 28 U.S. President Donald Trump has admitted that conflict with North Korea is presently the biggest concern on his plate.

Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

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Pak FM, U.S. NSA discuss Kashmir at White House

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North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test: Trump

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 29 : President Donald Trump on Friday condemned the ballistic missile launched by North Korea, saying that it has disrespected the wishes of China.

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