Zurich-based ABB sees a potential for cost synergies of $200 million yearly with the deal, which includes terms for long-term use of GE's brand. In 2016, Industrial Solutions had sales of about $2.7 billion, with an operating margin of some 8 percent.
Sharif, 67, decided to return after consultations with senior party leaders including his younger brother and Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in London, party officials said.
The election underscores some of the challenges for LREM which was started by Macron in April 2016 as a new pro- European, pro-business political movement to support his presidential bid.
The Markit/Nikkei Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to a seasonally adjusted 52.6 in September from a final 52.2 in August.
Abe will hold a news conference at 6 pm (0900 GMT), Jiji news agency reported, after meeting party executives and will likely put pledges to spend on education and child care, stay tough on North Korea and revise the constitution at the forefront of his campaign.
Abe is expected to announce a snap election on Monday to take advantage of improved ratings and disorganised opposition parties, and the stimulus package could be a way to lure voters during the election campaign.
The November 19 meeting reportedly took place in Lima, Peru, at a gathering of world leaders two months before Donald Trump's inauguration. The meeting followed Zuckerberg saying that the idea fake news driven by Russian-linked operatives on the site could have an major impact on voting was "crazy."
Having been sworn in first in November 2005, Merkel is expected to catch up with Helmut Kohl, who served 16 years as the German Chancellor
At least one person was killed and seven others wounded yesterday, authorities said.
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New York-based Altice, which is owned by a European conglomerate and is better known as Optimum, said Disney had asked it for "hundreds of millions of dollars" in new fees to be able to continue carrying ESPN and ABC, even as ratings suffer.
Scotland Yard said its officers had responded to an altercation between two groups of men inside Stratford Shopping Centre in east London last evening during which a "noxious substance" was thrown.
The hint of an imminent split in the SP came yesterday when Mulayam and his brother-aide Shivpal Yadav stayed away from a state convention of the party-- which they had founded 25 years ago -- saying they were not invited.
Sharif, 67, was disqualified by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers case. His wife Begum Kulsoom is contesting on Lahore's NA-120 seat that fell vacant in the wake of his disqualification.
Results from the vote to renew 171 of 348 seats were expected to leave the French president's Republic on the Move party (LREM) with a group of only 20-30 senators.
The command said the air strikes were conducted on Friday, in coordination with Libya's Government of National Accord, hitting a desert camp 240 kilometers southeast of the city of Sirte.
Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a German government.
Trump ordered the new restrictions yesterday to replace an expiring measure that had locked him into political and legal battles over what critics alleged was an effort to block Muslims from entry into the country since he took office in January.
Actor Kamal Haasan said he will start his own political party by year-end. He was speaking exclusively to CNN-News18.
"The Americans won't carry out a strike on (North) Korea because it's not that they suspect, they know for sure that it has nuclear bombs," Lavrov said in an interview with Russia's NTV television aired today.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said there were "immense" challenges after visiting the overflowing camps around Cox's Bazar in southern Bangladesh.
Surveys suggest Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU alliance has a double-digit lead over its nearest rivals, the centre- left Social Democratic Party (SPD) led by Martin Schulz.
Earlier, Indian delegation at the UNGA had termed Pakistan as Terroristan
The newspaper said that there could be three months between signing a purchasing contract and implementing the transaction because German and European competition authorities would need to vet any deal.
Zuckerberg said he plans to sell 35 million to 75 million shares - worth up to USD 12 billion at current prices - over the next 18 months for philanthropy.