Mr Singh is a trusted lieutenant of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar . He will replace Sharad Yadav , who was removed by the party leadership. Raising a banner of revolt against Nitish's decision to partner with the BJP once again, Yadav announced a three-day yatra in Bihar beginning from Thursday to assess mood of the people in the state.
Retailers Wal-Mart (WMT), Home Depot (HD), Target (TGT), Staples (SPLS), and Gap (GPS) are also among the companies due to report their quarterly results next week. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slipped 0.47% while mainland markets traded marginally higher. Australian shares fell to near three-week lows in a broad-based selloff.
A member of the Federal Reserve's interest-setting committee said Wednesday it would be appropriate for the central bank to announce next month that it will begin trimming its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, but wait until December before raising a key interest rate again.
News of the possible lawsuit comes in the aftermath of a 10-page anti-diversity manifesto authored by Google employee James Damore , which left Silicon Valley reeling. Otherwise, Google's workforce is predominately male and white. "I went to a diversity programme at Google , it was ... not recorded, totally secretive", Damore told Molyneux.
According to The Guardian , an official within the USDA claimed that the new direction was set to be more palatable to the Trump administration and within the administration's agricultural interests. The first email obtained by the Guardian , sent by NRCS Deputy Chief for Programs Jimmy Bramblett on January 24, advised of the new administration's "shift in perspective" with regard to climate change .