• Britain Falls Silent To Honour London Terror Victims Ahead Of Vote

    Britain Falls Silent To Honour London Terror Victims Ahead Of Vote

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    Then, on Monday, he combined another shot at Khan with criticism of the mainstream media, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his " no reason to be alarmed " statement". Forensics investigators work on London Bridge, after attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby killing and injuring people, in London , Britain June 4, 2017 .
  • Did Trump Attack London Mayor Because He's Muslim? Huckabee:

    Did Trump Attack London Mayor Because He's Muslim? Huckabee: "Utterly Ridiculous"

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    President Donald Trump criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan's the day after Saturday's deadly terror attack on the London Bridge. Trump's comments drew widespread scorn in Britain but the U.S. Trump has used the policy, stalled now in USA courts, as an example of the sort of toughness that he says Khan refuses to show amid terrorism attacks that are riling the United Kingdom.
  • Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry sing at Manchester benefit show

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    Every artist had an emotional message for the audience, with common threads of togetherness and love prevailing in each one. "We're broken-hearted for children who lost their parents and parents who lost their children from this senseless, senseless horror", he said.
  • Twitter reacts to Warriors' thumping of Cavaliers in Game 2

    Twitter reacts to Warriors' thumping of Cavaliers in Game 2

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    Seriously though, there's no other way to describe the onslaught that the Warriors have brought to the first two games of the Finals. He waved to the fans who roared when he walked onto the floor shortly before the start. He attended the pregame news conference Sunday and said he had not yet told his players that he would be back coaching, though said they knew in recent days that he was improving.
  • New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

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    That is, that Trump is judged by different standards than previous US presidents for doing the same things they've done. The U.S.is now one of only three nations to reject the agreement. The 1997 legally binding climate treaty that made it mandatory for industrialised countries to reduce their carbon emissions by specified amounts while developing countries had no obligations instead addressing developmental needs was their "overwhelming priority".
  • Ireland set for first openly gay prime minister

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    A headline in the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom reads: "Son of Indian immigrant on course to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister after being chosen to succeed Enda Kenny ". To do so would trigger a general election, which none of the major parties want right now. Even so, opposition parties are not expected to block Varadkar's formal election as prime minister by the Dail as.
  • May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

    May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

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    Theresa May delivers a speech in Pontefract yesterday. This could change a lot of people's lives. . The prime-time debate is also making headlines in the papers, with the Guardian calling it "fractious", adding it was a "gamble" for Jeremy Corbyn to turn up given a poor performance on Woman's Hour on Tuesday.
  • ADP says small business hiring picks up momentum in May

    ADP says small business hiring picks up momentum in May

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    Trade, transportation and utilities added 58,000 net new jobs last month, up from just 9,000 in March. The Institute for Supply Management also released a report showing activity in the manufacturing sector unexpectedly grew at a slightly faster rate in the month of May.
  • Ontario Premier calls for minimum wage hike, progressive new labor laws

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    New technology, a shrinking manufacturing sector and fewer union jobs, among other factors, have left about one-third of Ontario's 6.6 million workers vulnerable, the review concluded. "Any political party wants voters to feel pretty good about you when you're going into an election, that's part of being in politics, but it's more than that", he said.
  • Recent Broker Updates On Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)

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    Lloyds Banking Group Plc has a 52-week low of 2.47 and a 52-week high of 4.34. GBX 1904.50's average target is -4.82% below currents GBX 2001 stock price. As per Thursday, May 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. It increased, as 32 investors sold Republic Services, Inc. shares while 177 reduced holdings.
  • Quantbot Technologies LP Raises Stake in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (FR)

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    TheStreet upgraded shares of Vornado Realty Trust from a "c+" rating to a "b+" rating in a report on Monday, February 13th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, November 2 by Compass Point. Since the start of the trading session, the stock has hit a high of 78.51 and dropped to a low of 77.91. Shares for $50,800 were bought by Eisenstat Abraham on Thursday, March 23.
  • Elliott Management says Barcelona meeting with BHP CEO was

    Elliott Management says Barcelona meeting with BHP CEO was "constructive"

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    Activist investor Elliott Management on Thursday said a meeting with BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie in Barcelona had been "constructive". Sources said Elliott boss Paul Singer was not present in the meeting, but several members of his Hong Kong-based team were in attendance. "The current period of shareholder activism could result in a break-up and/or a significant adjustment of the company's structure", Citi said in a note this week.
  • US Republican candidate wins Montana House seat

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    The Montana race focused on Quist's history of financial problems and Gianforte's stance on House Republicans' effort to dismantle Obamacare. He also said , "Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi can't call the shots here in Montana". God Bless Montana and the United States of America. Sheriff's officials cited Gianforte for misdemeanor assault in the Wednesday altercation . Jacobs alleges that Gianforte shoved him to the ground.
  • Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

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    Klein, however, expressed disappointment that Trump did not call on Muslim leaders to condemn the terror groups by name, and that Trump also did not insist Muslim leaders end the use of textbooks promoting Islamic extremism. US President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, has praised Saudi Arabia's "empowerment of women," glossing over the kingdom's notoriously unfair treatment of them.
  • 5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

    5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

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    A US State Department official said Washington was "concerned" by the reports of protesters killed and was following events in Bahrain very closely. "Yet again the architects of bloody destabilizing violence in Bahrain appear to be the Al Khalifa government, and the timing of this operation - two days after [Bahraini] King Hamad's [bin Isa Al Khalifa] convivial meeting with [US] President [Donald] Trump - can hardly be a coincidence", the group said in a statement on Tuesday, according to ...
  • Death toll due to Cholera rises to 242 in Yemen

    Death toll due to Cholera rises to 242 in Yemen

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    According to World Health Organization, more than 240 people have died from cholera in just the last three weeks, out of a total of 23,400 infections. Zagaria added that numerous remaining health workers in the country had not been paid for seven months. Last week, a state of emergency was declared in the rebel-held capital Sana'a after a large number of cholera cases were detected in the city.
  • Goa Tejas Express chugs off half empty on maiden journey

    Goa Tejas Express chugs off half empty on maiden journey

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    The fares for the train range from Rs 780 to Rs 3090. Tejas will also have tea and coffee vending machines and snack tables at every coach. Catering services for the prestigious train will be managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
  • Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

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    Ford is expected to make an official announcement when the New York Stock Exchange opens today at 9.30am Eastern. According to several reports, the move is due to the automaker's recent disappointing profits and stock price, which has dropped almost 40 percent since Fields took over in 2014.
  • Daimler, Vivint Solar in exclusive deal on U.S. home batteries

    Daimler, Vivint Solar in exclusive deal on U.S. home batteries

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    Those purchasing the energy storage system will get modular 2.5 kWh batteries that can be combined to go as high as 20 kWh of stored power. These batteries cannot only work as dependable backup in case of power failure from the grid, they also maximize solar energy captured during the day.
  • US likely to ban laptops on all flights from Europe

    US likely to ban laptops on all flights from Europe

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    A homeland security spokesperson said Wednesday that a decision on expanding this in-cabin laptop ban to flights from Europe has not been finalized, but confirmed it is being considered. from using laptops and other large electronics in the cabin of the plane. Officials are debating whether storing large numbers of electronic devices that take lithium-ion batteries in the cargo hold poses a risk of explosions and airlines have stocked their cabins with fire containment bags into their cabins ...
  • How major USA stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

    How major USA stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

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    If it stays there, it will surpass its record closing high set last week. Benchmark U.S. crude slipped 19 cents to close at $48.66 a barrel in NY. It's hasn't topped $50 in almost three weeks. Gold settled at a almost two-week high on Monday after more show of nuclear strength from North Korea finding traction after weekend comments from China about a boost in infrastructure projects.
  • Bank of England downgrades United Kingdom growth forecast

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    The BoE also said on Thursday that its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 7-1 in favour of keeping rates on hold at their record low 0.25 percent, as expected in a Reuters poll. Carney says that the recent appreciation of the pound is related to expectations for a smoother Brexit. Sterling fell as much as 0.6 percent to the day's lows and traded at $1.2855 at 1:19 p.m.
  • Oil prices rise on expectation of extended crude supply cut

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    In a joint statement Opec's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's second largest oil producer, said they had come to the conclusion that the agreement needs to be extended. Shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) said recently its break-even oil price is just $20 a barrel, and the company could make "good returns" at $40 dollar oil.
  • Confirmed: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 set for South Africa

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    At this wide price bracket, Xiaomi Redmi 4 offers features such as a 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 435 processor , Android 6.0.1-based MIUI 8 software, and 4100mAh battery . Eager buyers in Bengaluru can pre-book the Redmi 4 at Rs 1000 via Xiaomi's site and pick it up via the Mi Home store on launch day. It is the third device which launched in India this year.