Daily Archives: May 1, 2018

Iran follows Russia in banning common messaging app Telegram

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images A man can be seen as a silhouette as he checks a mobile device whilst standing against an illuminated wall bearing Telegram’s logo. Iran’s judiciary court has blocked the use of messaging app Telegram, according to state media. The ban, effective as of Monday, relates to concerns of the common service being used ...

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BP profits surge 71 percent amid oil cost rally

“I think what you’re seeing coming through those earning numbers will be an much better ramp-up of the projects … underlying production growth from the upstream of around 14 percent in addition to a resilient downstream,” Brian Gilvary, chief financial officer at BP, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Tuesday. Upstream will be classed as the exploration in addition to ...

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Jenna Johnson ‘Couldn’t Be Happier’ Val Chmerkovskiy Flew Out to Support Her for ‘DWTS’ Premiere (Exclusive)

While Val Chmerkovskiy isn’t competing for the mirrorball trophy on This kind of season of Dancing With the Stars, the two-time champ still became available to support girlfriend Jenna Johnson during Monday’s season premiere. Chmerkovskiy is usually currently on a nationwide dance tour with brother Maks Chmerkovskiy along with sister-in-law Peta Murgatroyd — who are also frequent DWTS fan favorites — nevertheless ...

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Health insurer Aetna quarterly profit beats estimates

Getty Images Aetna chairman in addition to CEO Mark Bertolini speaks during the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco, California. U.S. health insurer Aetna, which has agreed to be bought by CVS Health, reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday as an adjustment for low healthcare spending late last year offset a rise in flu-related costs. ...

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MRK, PFE, AAPL, UAA, FB, BA & more

Check out the companies generating headlines before the bell: Merck – The drugmaker beat estimates by 5 cents a share, with adjusted first-quarter profit of $1.05 per share. Revenue was very slightly below forecasts. Merck’s results were powered by strong growth in sales of its cancer drug Keytruda, an the item also raised its earnings forecast for the year. Pfizer ...

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Adam Rippon Opens Up About ‘Epic’ Cha-Cha on ‘DWTS’ Season Premiere (Exclusive)

Adam Rippon isn’t just a contestant on This particular season of Dancing With the Stars, he very well may be the living manifestation of the show’s effervescent spirit. The celebrated Olympian hit the dance floor during the season 26 premiere on Monday, alongside partner Jenna Johnson, as well as the 28-year-old figure skater was nothing short of dazzling. “Every moment ...

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Oil prices are looking ‘frothy’ in addition to could lead to a correction

Nonetheless, analysts have warned the energy market will be extremely sensitive to any geopolitical developments, especially regarding the outcome of the Iran nuclear deal in addition to sanctions. In less than two weeks, President Donald Trump must decide whether to continue suspending sanctions against Iran under the current nuclear accord, or restore penalties on one of the planet’s biggest oil ...

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