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Oil trades near five-month lows despite Saudi assurances on cuts

Closing prices, below US$50 a barrel, were the lowest since Nov 29, thereby erasing all the market gains that followed a late 2016 announcement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...

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Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

Security experts said his move bought precious time for organizations seeking to block the attacks. What's worse, those responsible were able to borrow a weaponized "exploit", apparently created by ...

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Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

Johnson said this mandate may take away from concentrating on serious larger criminals. Yet, it doesn't exclude them and we all know Sessions is still madly in love with the war on drugs . "We are re...

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Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

But Democrats argue that they are concerned that Trump dismissed Comey in order to quash the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and whether any Trump associates are invo...

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CEO Evan Spiegel Just Lost $1.22 Billion After Snapchat Earnings

CEO Evan Spiegel Just Lost $1.22 Billion After Snapchat Earnings

The stock had a trading volume of 61,124,607 shares. Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. These shares have attained a daily stock value of $22.87-23.32 and a ...

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Fairfax up on sweetened bid from TPG Capital

Fairfax up on sweetened bid from TPG Capital

Shares closed at $1.07 on Friday sot he new offer represents a reasonable premium. TPG's original offer was only for Fairfax's main assets including its mastheads and the highly-prized Domain real e...

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United Kingdom families being hit hard, says Bank of England

BoE Governor Mark Carney said sterling's appreciation since Prime Minister Theresa May announced a June 8 snap election last month possibly reflected market expectations of a more orderly Brexit. Mark...

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For The First Time Ever, SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite Into Orbit

For The First Time Ever, SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite Into Orbit

On Monday, an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It hoisted a classified satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office , marking the first time in US history...

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Lyft to partner with Google's Waymo on self-driving cars

Lyft to partner with Google's Waymo on self-driving cars

In the race to the self-driving future, Lyft has agreed to work with Waymo, the self-driving auto company owned by Google's parent company, to bring autonomous vehicles to the masses, both companies t...

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Kapil Mishra Ignores Doctors' Advice To Be Hospitalised, To Continue Hunger Strike

Kapil Mishra Ignores Doctors' Advice To Be Hospitalised, To Continue Hunger Strike

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra, who entered the fifth day of his indefinite fast on Sunday, has promised to unveil another expose implicating AAP leaders. AAP MLAs Naresh Yadav and Shiv...

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Sigma Planning Corp Has $1.748 Million Position in SYSCO Co. (SYY)

The Lodestar Investment Counsel Llc holds 223,088 shares with $12.35 million value, down from 229,236 last quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 7,800 shares of the company's stock valued at $382...

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G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

Mnuchin said that after meetings in Bari and a broader finance summit in Baden-Baden, Germany, in March, "people feel a level of comfort" in understanding the Trump administration policies. "We ca...

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Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

They are in Abuja taking part in a rehabilitation program. The committee's spokesman, prince Dayo Adeyeye, expressed concern over the steep price that the Nigerian government had to pay for the free...

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Trade Desk's (TTD) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & global trademark & copyright law. On 5/5/2017 Thomas Falk, Director, sold 75,400 wi...

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'Israel Is a Jewish State' Bill Passes Government Legislative Committee

If passed in the Knesset, the law would become one of the so-called Basic Laws, which like a constitution guide Israel's legal system and are more hard to repeal than regular laws. "I think it's borne...

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Tax Reform, Trump Proposes Big Tax Cut for Businesses

Tax Reform, Trump Proposes Big Tax Cut for Businesses

Facebook's privacy policy is longer and more intricate than the document. In another interview Monday, Mr. Trump questioned why issues couldn't have been settled to prevent the war that followed the...

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Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return

Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return

With the crude prices hitting a six month low at $45.52 last week and dropping below the prices seen before OPEC announced its decision to cut production in late November, the cartels failure to stren...

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Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%

Mr Carney warned that a "slowdown appeared to be in train" after a sharper-than-expected fall in consumer spending. While noting that the pound can not expect any immediate support from higher int...

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James Clapper on collusion between Russia, Trump aides: There could be evidence

James Clapper on collusion between Russia, Trump aides: There could be evidence

Asked to clarify whether there were any tapes as Trump suggested, Spicer said he had nothing further to add to the president's tweets. The other two times Trump said he asked Comey whether he wa...

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Deja vu as softer South Korean leader could alienate ally US

Both Moon and Xi agreed that denuclearising North Korea was a "common goal". Moon was sworn in today, just a day after a landslide election victory following the ouster of his predecessor Park Geun-...

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Federal Reserve: US economic slowdown temporary

Household spending rose "only modestly" but the fundamentals underpinning consumption growth "remained solid". Meanwhile, a strong non-farm payrolls report on Friday would give the markets more conf...

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Trump Vows Peace Push After Meeting Abbas - But Scant Details

The 82-year-old is in the 12th year of what was meant to be a five-year presidential term. "I can live with either one", Trump said. That could prose major domestic political headaches for Abbas, as...

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Miner BHP Billiton rebrands as BHP

Miner BHP Billiton rebrands as BHP

BHP - or The Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited - was established in 1885 with a silver and lead mine at Broken Hill in western New South Wales. BHP, the world's largest mining company, adopted...

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EU, US to review electronic device ban on flights

The UK and the USA have banned laptops and tablet computers from the passenger compartment of flights from several Middle East and North African nations. In a letter to John Kelly, Secretary of Homela...

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IT dept launches facility to correct errors in PAN, Aadhaar

IT dept launches facility to correct errors in PAN, Aadhaar

Aadhaar enrolments have been slow in the North-East with Assam having only 7% of its estimated 3.3 crore population enrolled into the scheme, as per Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) da...

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China trade deal is big, but not that big

China trade deal is big, but not that big

Other agreements included the U.S. easing restriction on liquid natural gas exports to China , the expediting of Chinese approval of United States genetically modified products, and cooperation bet...

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France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

The new president arrived on the Champs-Elysees Avenue under a heavy rain - recalling Hollande's inauguration five years ago - but unlike his predecessor, Macron managed to avoid getting wet. The new ...

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Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

As terrifying as the unprecedented global "ransomware" attack was, cybersecurity experts say it's nothing compared to what might be coming - especially if companies and governments don't make major fi...

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U.S. and Europe to hold talks on broadening airline laptop ban

U.S. and Europe to hold talks on broadening airline laptop ban

The EU seemed to stave off any immediate USA decision to extend a ban on personal electronics in airline cabins to Europe pending a meeting in Brussels next week. According to reports, one of the key ...

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Coach to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

CEO of Coach , Victor Luis in a statement touted the company's experience operating retail stores around the world and brand building in foreign markets, saying it would be poised to tap Kate Sp...

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Most Recent Analysts Ratings Arbor Realty Trust Inc. (ABR)

The stock rose 0.01% or $0.01 reaching $110.25 per share. About 278 shares traded. (NYSE:CIT) declined -0.72% to $46.73. It has outperformed by 0.86% the S&P500. Howard Weil upgraded it to "Sector Out...

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NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) Shares Move 0.27%

The firm had revenue of $218 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195.91 million. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 10.15% and a negative net margin of 47.59%...

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N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'

Tony Kim was an accounting professor at Pyongyang University; he was also teaching other courses. "When a USA citizen is reported to be detained in North Korea, we work with the Swedish embassy in Pyo...

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Pope Francis Canonizes Two Children At The Fatima Shrine, Portugal

Straight after the canonisation Mass, where many had slept out overnight to attend, the Latin American pontiff then greeted a group of sick and disabled pilgrims telling them they were "an asset to ev...

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United States nears $100bn arms deal for Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has received a personal message from Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz inviting him to participate in an upcoming summit involving Arab leaders and US President ...

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Vettel 'annoyed' by late error in battle for pole

Vettel 'annoyed' by late error in battle for pole

Bottas ran well through Friday's two practice sessions, clocking the second-fastest times behind Hamilton in both. Hamilton clocked a time of one minute and 19,149 seconds, subtracting 51 thousandth...

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Fate of Warrington Gander Mountain store still unknown

Fate of Warrington Gander Mountain store still unknown

Camping World bought Gander Mountain's brand and assets, and the right to all its leases, in a recent bankruptcy auction. The camping and outdoor supply store is at Hudson Valley Plaza, behind Walma...

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Princess Charlotte's Second Birthday Marked With New Royal Photo

William and Kate brought Charlotte and her older brother, Prince George, on the trip and Charlotte even attended a children's party. Prince William and Kate are set to host a birthday party at their...

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Trump's First Foreign Trip As President Is Later Than Anyone Since LBJ

Trump's First Foreign Trip As President Is Later Than Anyone Since LBJ

When asked how Trump was preparing for the trip, the official said, "He's been preparing his whole life for a lot of these things". "The goal is really to bring together all the different countries ...

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PA judge rules "probable cause" to charge 2015 Amtrak train derailment engineer

Per Pennsylvania law, involuntary manslaughter when it was a direct result of reckless or negligent behavior is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by two-and-a-half to five years in prison per char...

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