‘Guy Is Bananas’: Nicolle Wallace Dogs Trump Over Latest Twitter Rant

German plan sees Eurofighter, F-18 mix replacing Tornado: source

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German procurement proposal to replace Germany’s aging fleet of Tornado fighter jets foresees the purchase of up to 93 Eurofighters, and up to 45 F-18s from Boeing, a German Defense Ministry source said.

Parliament would probably only deal with the proposal in 2021 or 2022, the source added.

The Eurofighter is built by Airbus, Britain’s BAE Systems and Italy’s Leonardo SpA.

1,426 new coronavirus cases in S'pore in new daily high

SINGAPORE – The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 1,426 cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of Monday noon (April 20), the single highest daily spike in numbers since the outbreak began in January.

Among these, 16 are Singaporeans and permanent residents, while the majority continue to be foreign workers living in dormitories.

MOH said it is still working through the details of the cases and will provide further updates on Monday night.

This brings the total number of cases in Singapore to 8,014.

Stock Alert: NetEase Touches New High

Shares of Chinese gaming company NetEase, Inc. (NTES) touched a new high of $367.52 on Friday, before closing at $348.64, down $13.57 or 3.75%.

The stock has been rising for more than one month now, after touching its 52-week low of $270.43 on March 18, gaining nearly 30%.

One of the largest internet and gaming companies in the world, NetEase also provides online advertising services, email services and e-commerce platforms including for online education, music streaming and video streaming.

As lockdowns during cornavirus pandemic brought more people to gaming apps, China’s online entertainment industry including video streaming and online gaming saw substantial growth in the first quarter. Another service the company offers- online education- is a segment which was in high demand as many schools and colleges were shut during Covid-19.

In February, when NetEase reported fourth-quarter results, revenue increased 9.2% year-on-year to $2.26 billion on strong growth in online game services as well as other business segments.

Earnings from continuing operations of RMB28.03 per share beat average estimate of 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters at RMB24.74.

Stock Alert: NetEase Touches New High

Shares of Chinese gaming company NetEase, Inc. (NTES) touched a new high of $367.52 on Friday, before closing at $348.64, down $13.57 or 3.75%.

The stock has been rising for more than one month now, after touching its 52-week low of $270.43 on March 18, gaining nearly 30%.

One of the largest internet and gaming companies in the world, NetEase also provides online advertising services, email services and e-commerce platforms including for online education, music streaming and video streaming.

As lockdowns during cornavirus pandemic brought more people to gaming apps, China’s online entertainment industry including video streaming and online gaming saw substantial growth in the first quarter. Another service the company offers- online education- is a segment which was in high demand as many schools and colleges were shut during Covid-19.

In February, when NetEase reported fourth-quarter results, revenue increased 9.2% year-on-year to $2.26 billion on strong growth in online game services as well as other business segments.

Earnings from continuing operations of RMB28.03 per share beat average estimate of 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters at RMB24.74.

CMA Launches Inquiry Into Dechra’s Planned Acquisition Of Elanco’s Osurnia

The UK Competition and Markets Authority or CMA Monday said it has launched a merger inquiry into Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC’s (DPH.L) anticipated acquisition of the Osurnia business of Elanco Animal Health Inc. (ELAN).

The CMA said it is considering whether the transaction would result in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002. If so, whether the creation of that situation may be expected to result, in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.

The CMA informed the parties about the launch of its merger inquiry by notice on April 20 and has a deadline of June 17 for its phase 1 decision.

It was in early January that Elanco agreed to divest Osurnia, a treatment for otitis externa in dogs, to Dechra for $135 million. This deal is related to Elanco’s acquisition of Bayer AG’s (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) animal health business.

Dechra then expected the acquisition to be earnings enhancing for the financial year ending 30 June 2021.

‘Guy Is Bananas’: Nicolle Wallace Dogs Trump Over Latest Twitter Rant

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace called out President Donald Trump over his latest Twitter meltdown and said anyone else would’ve had a “Zoom intervention” by now. 

Trump ripped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Twitter for calling him a “weak leader” during a Fox News interview for deflecting blame over his administration’s shortcomings in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. He described Pelosi as an “inherently ‘dumb’ person,” predicted she would be “overthrown,” then for good measure warned that Fox News was on a “bad path” for even having her on the air. 

Wallace, who served as communications director for President George W. Bush tweeted: 

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