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Brexit deal will not 'shut down' immigration, vows Chancellor

Brexit deal will not 'shut down' immigration, vows Chancellor

EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said he hoped they could agree on a format and timetable on Monday. While Barnier insists on the "sequencing" of talks, so that trade negotiations can not start...

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Major US banks would withstand recession: Federal Reserve

Major US banks would withstand recession: Federal Reserve

According to the stress tests, the 34 largest American banks would incur almost 383 billion US dollars in loan losses during the most severe scenario where the unemployment rate will rise to 10 percen...

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Justices Say Law On Offensive Trademarks Is Unconstitutional

The case before the justices concerned a trademark registration application for a band called The Slants . But the Federal Circuit, ruling on the Slants' case in December 2015, overturned that pr...

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Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods Market For $13.7 Billion

Grocery stocks took a hit Friday morning on news of the pending merger agreement. Target Corp.'s stock fell to $50.30, down more than 9 percent. Kroger, which had been rumored late a year ago to be ...

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US Inflation Demurs as Fed Hike Expected

The U.S. Labor Department said Wednesday that the consumer price index edged down 0.1% last month following a small 0.2% increase in April. Most retail names are down roughly 1 percent on the weak...

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Shale oil boom to hurt OPEC well into 2018

In its regular Monthly Oil Market Report , OPEC said its May crude output pace rose by 336,000 barrels per day to just over 32.1 million. Analysts estimated, on average, that crude stocks fell ...

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Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

However, Strachan said he was "too exhausted to think about where we are, I just want to go home". As always, Twitter had something to say about Hart's unusual choice of head-wear and well, we weren...

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UK Conservatives need to deliver an

UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

The DUP is the reason why Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom without same-sex marriage. Striking a noticeably more conciliatory tone than Mrs May, Ms Davidson said Labour's ca...

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Youssef Zaghba identified as third suspect in London Bridge terror attack

Youssef Zaghba identified as third suspect in London Bridge terror attack

Butt, a father-of-two who appeared on Channel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , was also reported to the anti-terror hotline in 2015 for showing signs of "extremism or radicalisation". Assistan...

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The Top Three Holders Of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

The Top Three Holders Of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

At Bulyanhulu and Buzwagi , the combined direct impact of the ban on our exports of concentrates is the average daily loss of revenues of more than US$1 million. Finally, Gemmer Asset Management LL...

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Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA playoffs 10-0

Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA playoffs 10-0

The Spurs have listed forward Kawhi Leonard as questionable for Saturday's Game 3 against the Warriors at the AT&T Center . That's just the way we always feel. "I've been at practice, just wa...

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Second helping of Twickenham glory for Scotland Sevens

Second helping of Twickenham glory for Scotland Sevens

U.S. would later turn the tables on South Africa, winning 24-12 as both sides eased through from Pool A to the Cup quarters. Scotland took on a New Zealand side that were unbeaten on day one and w...

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AT and T workers strike local retail stores

Johnson believed the strike would not involve those employed at the AT&T call center at The Highlands, and that only AT&T Mobility workers - the cellphone sales clerks at AT&T stores - would be ...

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EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $47.57 per barrel, up 24 cents, or 0.5 per cent from the last settlement. The oil nations decided late past year on an output cut of 1.8 millio...

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United Nations urges end to mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners

United Nations urges end to mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners

Trump himself cast uncertainty over years of global efforts to foster a two-state solution when he met Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu at the White House in February. In a statement marking...

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US lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

The panel's top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, a constant Trump critic, called the allegation of Trump pressure on Comey "explosive" and said "it appears like a textbook case of criminal ob...

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Pippa Middleton's 'elegant' wedding dress design revealed

Pippa Middleton's 'elegant' wedding dress design revealed

Clearly a fan of their offerings, Pippa was spotted returning to the £17 million mansion she shares with James Matthews clutching another bag of products. News had reported earlier in the week that ...

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New Microsoft Surface Laptop: Specs, Design and New Windows 10 OS

The latest 13.5-inch addition to the company's Surface lineup is created to work with the company's new Windows 10 S operating system that was also unveiled alongside the device. The Surface Laptop ...

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SoftBank's CEO Focuses on Tech As Sprint Gains

SoftBank's CEO Focuses on Tech As Sprint Gains

Despite naming T-Mobile as its primary candidate as a potential merger partner, Son said that the company is "basically open to anything" and won't be limiting its options for its US wireless unit. ...

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Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

The five-judge panel at the Jakarta court found Purnama guilty of blasphemy and jailed him for two years. Shocked and angry supporters, some weeping openly, gathered outside the prison, vowing not...

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Australia Budget 2017: Treasurer Unveils Big Banks Tax

Data61, formed as a result of a merger between the digital productivity arm of the CSIRO and National ICT Australia (NICTA), originally received AU$75 million under Turnbull's innovation fund to spend...

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Hertz Shareholders In Pain After Q1 Miss

HTZ has been the topic of several recent research reports. The average true range (ATR) was fashioned to allow traders to more precisely evaluate the daily volatility of an asset by using straightfo...

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South Africa's ANC accuses judiciary of pandering to opposition

South Africa's ANC accuses judiciary of pandering to opposition

Jonas was also fired by Zuma. The party's James Selfe says it is now common cause that such a report was used to fire Gordhan. The High Court in Pretoria ruled that Zuma must hand over the record ...

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Narendra Modi is India's brand ambassador, not Patanjali's: Ramdev

Narendra Modi is India's brand ambassador, not Patanjali's: Ramdev

That's not all. Soon, Patanjali will launch a chain of restaurants to take on fast-food chains such as McDonald's and KFC, disrupting yet another industry, Ramdev told reporters without revealing de...

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Oil rebounds on Saudi assurances Russian Federation will extend supply cuts

Chinese stocks led regional losers, falling to a three-month low as concerns about tighter financial regulations weighed on banking shares while oil plays such as Petrochina and Sinopec tumbled on oil...

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Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute

Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute

The move follows a separate agreement with the tax authorities in the United Kingdom, where Google agreed past year to pay £106m in back taxes. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken...

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ICICI Bank Q4 profit jumps three fold; bad loans up 26 pct

ICICI Bank Q4 profit jumps three fold; bad loans up 26 pct

Net interest income increased by 10% on a year-on-year basis to Rs 59.62 billion (USD 919 million) in the quarter ended March 31, 2017 (Q4-2017) from Rs 54.04 billion (USD 833 million) in the quart...

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UFC women's flyweight division in the works for TUF 26 on FS1

UFC women's flyweight division in the works for TUF 26 on FS1

The new weight classes first champion will be crowned during the upcoming season of the promotion's long-running reality television show, " The Ultimate Fighter ". It's welcome news for the sport in g...

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US trade deficit narrows in March

US trade deficit narrows in March

With imports and exports both falling, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that the United States trade deficit was little changed in the month of March. But a four-year re...

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VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care

VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care

It will help provide veterans with the "health care they need and the health care they deserve", Trump said at the signing. He says the office will help identify "barriers" that make it hard to fire o...

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Weak demand, prices impact Goodyear's first quarter

Weak demand, prices impact Goodyear's first quarter

In the last Quarter, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) reported its Actual EPS of $0.95/share. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 7.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Th...

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Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer will rake in $186 million after its sale

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer will rake in $186 million after its sale

Included in the figure is her golden parachute payout of $23 million, which largely consists of restricted stock. Along with the $186 million from stock, Mayer will get a $3 million cash severance ...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

The body kept its projection for 2018 unchanged at 3.6 per cent. At the same time, the Washington-based organization revised up its global economic growth outlook to 3.5 percent for 2017 from 3.4 pe...

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Net neutrality rollback plan coming from FCC

Net neutrality rollback plan coming from FCC

Many Internet companies and online rights groups say the rules are critical for protecting innovation and free expression. Pai's spokeman would not provide a comment to Recode . Pai said the owne...

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AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

Consolidated revenues totaled $39.4 billion compared to $40.5 billion. It saw record-low postpaid phone churn of.9%, though, and overall wireless postpaid churn of 1.12% including tablets. AT&T a...

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