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Brexit talks begin in Brussels

Brexit talks begin in Brussels

Those issues are Britain's exit bill, estimated by Brussels at around 100 billion euros (USD 112 billion), the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and one million ...

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Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

Powell said. "This would allow them to lend throughout the economic cycle, and support households and businesses when times are tough". Since 2009, the 34 firms have added more than $750bn in common...

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Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods already impacting grocery industry

Earlier this week, the company announced that it plans to build a new facility in Colorado that will employ more than 1,500 full-time workers. Whole Foods Market will continue to operate stores ...

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Buying Whole Foods could be Amazon's Waterloo

They are going to pay $42 per share in cash for Whole Foods , which is a 27% premium on the company's closing price. The transaction, will be financed with debt, according to securities filings. Whol...

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Emirati ambassador asks Trump to Remove US airbase from Qatar

The official listed reasons behind the breakup were media and intelligence reports alongside growing public opinion that Qatar was failing in its counterterrorism duties while continuing as an activ...

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Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Position Lowered by Axa

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Position Lowered by Axa

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.06 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.03. Therefore 39% are positive. Analy...

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CVS wants to delay Marsh sale amid new buyer agreement

CVS wants to delay Marsh sale amid new buyer agreement

Kingston Drive. The Tipton Marsh is now the only supermarket in Tipton County. One possible obstacle to the sale is an objection by CVS Health, which purchased the pharmacy accounts from Marsh in Ap...

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US consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent in May

In the 12 months through May, the CPI rose 1.9 percent, the smallest increase since last November, after advancing 2.2 percent in April. Looking at the actual inflation data, the figure for monthl...

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Oil slips as data points to fast-growing supply

Analysts estimated, on average, that crude stocks fell 2.7 million barrels in the week ended June 9. Gasoline inventories now sit at 242.4 million barrels, or 9 percent, above the five-year averag...

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Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

The White House and Russian Federation deny any collusion occurred. Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee asked on Friday for Comey's memos to be handed over, and separately sent a letter ...

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Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Prime Minister Theresa May faced calls to quit Friday after her election gamble to win a stronger mandate backfired as she lost her parliamentary majority , throwing British politics into turmoil ...

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House passes bill to roll back regulations on big banks

The bill passed the House of Representatives yesterday with 233 votes to 186. Rep. Jeb Hensarling , the Republican from Texas, chair of the House Financial Services panel and author of the legi...

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Oil Rebounds, Finds Support After Sliding Below $47/Bbl

Oil Rebounds, Finds Support After Sliding Below $47/Bbl

Commodities brokerage Marex Spectron said it expects a "lower supply of crude oil on the physical market" in the coming weeks, lending oil prices some support. US crude futures fell sharply, dropping ...

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Oil slides as US climate withdrawal compounds glut concerns

While US government data on Thursday showed crude inventories declined last week, rising exports and production, and a jump in the oil rig count, suggest the glut will linger. Mr. Trump said in his sp...

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Cleveland Cavaliers Will Focus On Being More Physical In Game 2

Thompson then pushed the ball ahead to Durant who with two dribbles waltzed into the lane for wide-open dunk after JR Smith decided that leaving Curry unattended for a wing three would be a bad de...

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Who will win the British general election?

Who will win the British general election?

If the poll is accurate and the swing were uniform across the country, the Tories would be 17 seats short of an overall majority. If the results of this latest YouGov analysis were to be played ...

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Andrew Weaver welcomes Clark's 'willingness to work across party lines'

With the Greens opting to back John Horgan's NDPs, the Greens' three seats, along with the NDP's 41, will put the new best friends in the driver's seat with 44 seats, one more than the Liberals. "Th...

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DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

This is not the first time McCain has been vocal about the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. Trump, publicly, remains entirely supportive of his son-in-law. And they're us...

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Data propel S&P, Nasdaq to record highs; oil steadies

Data propel S&P, Nasdaq to record highs; oil steadies

For the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,144.18 for a gain of 135.53 points or 0.65%. The broad-based S&P 500 gained 9.01 points (0.37 per cent) to finish at 2,439.07, while th...

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US job market looks solid 8 years after recession ended

Despite the slowdown in job growth , the USA economy is running neither too hot nor too cold, with growth holding at a tepid but far from recessionary 2 percent annual rate. But the influx of job s...

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Eurogroup raises hopes for deal and disbursement before summer

He said he would "lead the fight" for debt relief because "there's no chance (for Greece) of returning to a stable economy and society in the eurozone with the current level of debt". "I expect, and (...

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Kenya: Shujaa Close Season With 5 Points in London

Kenya: Shujaa Close Season With 5 Points in London

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. England went into the break 7-0 up thanks to a piece of magic from D...

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AT&T strike may close retail stores this weekend

CWA represents about 150,000 of them. Workers are also frustrated that they are being asked to pay more of their health-insurance costs, he added, and that changes in retail workers' commissions hav...

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James's Place plc (STJ) Given Overweight Rating at Barclays PLC

It has a 19.59 P/E ratio. As per Tuesday, July 28, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Monday, January 25. GBX 4080's aver...

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Pippa Middleton wedding to James Matthews: Royals to wear two outfits?

Pippa Middleton wedding to James Matthews: Royals to wear two outfits?

According to sources, workmen have been busy since the weekend putting up the structure on a camouflaged stage in a field at the rear of Michael and Carole Middleton's home in Bucklebury, Berkshire. I...

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Indonesia courts jails Jakarta's Christian governor for blasphemy against Islam

At least several thousand white-robed protesters marched after Friday prayers at Istiqlal Mosque in central Jakarta until reaching the nearby Supreme Court building. The battle is far from over. I...

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Coalition backed on budget bank levy

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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'Judgment on reasons for reshuffle encroaches executive realm'

'Judgment on reasons for reshuffle encroaches executive realm'

Ramaphosa usually publicly backs Zuma and his criticism of Gordhan's sacking was a sign of deepening divisions in the ruling African National Congress that are likely to worsen until the party elects ...

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Oil Resumes Decline as U.S. Crude Production Expands 11th Week

Production there has been stronger than expected. The weakness in commodities washed over to stocks, countering some fairly solid earnings reports and some cautious optimism about U.S. Australia's W...

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How much will Google pay to Italy's tax authorities

How much will Google pay to Italy's tax authorities

The settlement also puts an end to separate disputes covering the periods of 2002-2006 and 2014-2015. Google has buckled - again - under government pressure and agreed to pay millions in back tax...

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Apple builds in the USA with $1 billion towards advanced manufacturing jobs

It also comes amid President Donald Trump's push for companies to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US rather than ship them overseas. Cook added that "By doing that, we can be the ripple in the ...

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Assured, MBIA sue Puerto Rico board over island fiscal plan

Assured, MBIA sue Puerto Rico board over island fiscal plan

Puerto Rico has announced a historic restructuring of its public debt in what might be the biggest bankruptcy ever in the United States. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Wednesday that a federal control b...

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UFC creates 4th weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

UFC creates 4th weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

Now the UFC has three female weight divisions, bantamweight (135 pounds), strawweight (115 pounds), and featherweight (145 pounds). The UFC is preparing to implicate its fourth female weight class. ...

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US trade deficit narrows in March

US trade deficit narrows in March

The US trade deficit drifted lower in March despite record imports from Mexico and a drop in total exports, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday (May 4). A shrinking trade deficit adds to econ...

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VA office to focus on accountability

VA office to focus on accountability

David Shulkin to have the authority to manage his people in a manner expected of all senior executives, public or private", VFW Executive Director Brian Duffy wrote in an op-ed for T&P on April 26. Th...

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