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Saudi Foreign Minister: Trump Trip Was 'Phenomenal'

Saudi Foreign Minister: Trump Trip Was 'Phenomenal'

Whether U.S. policy will change as a result of Rouhani's reelection remains to be seen . -Israeli intelligence cooperation is "terrific" while attempting to dismiss concerns that the incident violated a confidentiality agreement. The White House has said it doesn't expect any sort of breakthrough on the peace process on this trip. He touched it in prayer and, adhering to tradition, placed a note in a deep crevice. Read More

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G7 ministers take aim at cybercrime

G7 ministers take aim at cybercrime

However, Mnuchin abstained from stating the USA commitment to the letter and spirit of the communique, despite all the efforts of his French and German colleagues. European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he hoped Trump would not abandon multilateralism and free trade. Financial leaders of seven leading world economies pledged stronger cooperation against cyber crime on Saturday and not to use foreign exchange to gain competitive advantage, but stuck to their cautious ... Read More

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China's yuan jumps to strongest level in more than 3 months

Since late previous year, it has tightened restrictions on money leaving China's shores, pushed up short-term interest rates and more recently, has been effectively hitching the yuan's value to the dollar. The People's Bank of China didn't immediately reply to a request for comment. Closer financial ties "risk introducing more direct contagion channels between China's and Hong Kong's financial markets", it said. Read More

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Watch the results come in for Montana's wild Congressional election

The question now is whether Republican base voters still show up at the polls Thursday for Gianforte and whether Quist's Democratic base is even more fired up to vote now. If convicted, Gianforte faces a $500 fine or six months in jail, or both. What set the Montana incident apart was its "brazenness", she said. But it turned out the incident was witnessed by a Fox News crew , who soon provided a far more violent account of events. Read More

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Pinnacle Bank Invests $891000 in Wells Fargo & Co

Pinnacle Bank Invests $891000 in Wells Fargo & Co

Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -1.26%. It has underperformed by 9.11% the S&P500. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Wells Fargo & Co by 3.5% in the first quarter. Piper Jaffray downgraded the stock to "Underweight" rating in Friday, April 15 report. Finally, Instinet decreased their target price on shares of Wells Fargo & Co from $65.00 to $64.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Read More

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Telecom sector disappointed with GST rates

According to the Council, services like education and healthcare would continue to be exempted from the tax ambit. "It is shocking to see the government is classifying watching movies as luxury and subjecting us to the similar tax structure as of five-star hotels and casinos", said Nitin Sood, CFO of PVR, a leading multiplex company for which entertainment tax is 26-27 per cent on tickets and 12 per cent on food and beverages. Read More

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U.S., China ink trade deal

China agreed to give "full and prompt market access" to payments companies , like Mastercard Inc . Additionally, he explained the strategy behind creating the trade deal . The unexpectedly friendly meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents in April is showing signs of bearing fruit - but it is not clear how much. Read More

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U.S. extends Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief, imposes new ballistic missile sanctions

The agreement must be renewed every 120 days, or about every four months. Should the victorious candidate decide to prioritize issues which provoke its agreement partners or declare that the economic benefits of the JCPOA do not merit its continuation in the current format, there is a heightened risk that President Donald Trump will retreat from his side of the deal. Read More

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Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

In a televised message, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that Britain's terror threat level will remain at critical . Troops have been deployed to free up police officers for patrols and investigations. "And as I've said, it continues at a pace". He criticized media for publishing such material. A Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters after the concert also died, Poland's foreign minister said. Read More

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Hong Kong disagrees with Moody's downgrade

China was downgraded to A1 from Aa3, the first downgrade it has been hit with since 1989. "It overestimated the difficulties that the Chinese economy is facing. While China's leaders acknowledge the necessity for effectively containing financial risks and asset bubbles, financial authorities wary of knocking economic growth, are not ready to raise short-term interest rates and tighten regulation. Read More

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GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge

And with Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke once holding the congressional seat Gianforte is going for - and winning two elections back-to-back - it looks like an uphill battle for Gianforte's opponent. Jacobs dismissed that version of events. Gianforte says. "The last guy that came in here did the same thing". Senator Jon Tester released a statement that said "This is in the hands of law enforcement". Read More

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Macron wins battle of the handshakes against Trump

The awkwardly long greeting saw Macron hold a tight grip on the president's right hand which turned their knuckles white and left a faint imprint on his skin. At the end of the shake, Trump seems ready to release his grasp as he loosens his fingers from around Macron's hand. Donald Trump is making all kinds of friends at the NATO Leaders Summit. Read More

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Cleveland Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals

That was my mindset when I started playing the game. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2 . Deron Williams , who had been quiet for most of the series , also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . Improved to 36-5 against Eastern Conference opponents in the playoffs since 2015. Read More

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'That's wonderful' Wells says on alleged assault of reporter

Mr Jacobs was trying to ask the candidate about healthcare, according to an audio tape captured by the British newspaper's correspondent. "I think this is a moment of clarity for the Republican Party". Rural Montana is a reliably Republican state, having voted for the GOP in every election bar two since 1952. Despite facing a charge of assault, Gianforte has nevertheless emerged victorious in the special election for the state's vacant seat, formerly held by Secretary of the ... Read More

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Sears revenue continues decline while Best Buy's sales increase

Sears revenue continues decline while Best Buy's sales increase

The company also reported an adjusted net loss of $230 million, or $2.15 per diluted share, versus an adjusted company net loss of $199 million, or $1.86 per diluted share, in the year-previous timeframe. ROE ratio is a measure of profitability which calculates how much dollars of profit a firm makes with every dollar of stakeholder's equity. Sears' situation grew even more dire this month as the company revealed that some suppliers are trying to cancel contracts and cut back on orders ... Read More

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Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB) Given Buy Rating at Berenberg Bank

They expect $0.55 EPS, down 12.70% or $0.08 from last year's $0.63 per share. The firm now has GBX 1550.00 target price per share on the stock. It has outperformed by 15.70% the S&P500. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The Company holds an 18% interest in the P2170 license, 20/5b &21/1d, Inner Moray Firth, where it is participating in a Statoil funded and operated exploration well on the 113 million barrels of oil equivalents (mmboe) Verbier prospect. Read More

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Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers put it another way, writing in his blog , "It appears to be the most egregious accounting error in a presidential budget in the almost 40 years I have been tracking them". For his part, U.S. Sen. But the effort has stalled as the White House grapples with the political fallout from allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. Read More

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Greece Meets Necessary Obligations to Stay in Eurozone

Greece Meets Necessary Obligations to Stay in Eurozone

The left-led Greek government hopes that a package of measures, including further spending cuts and economic reforms, passed by lawmakers last week will be enough to break the logjam and allow the so-called eurogroup to release a new bailout installment, without which the country would struggle to meet its debt servicing obligations in July. Read More

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Montana GOP Candidate's Assault Charge Hangs Over Tight Special Election

In the November 10, 2014 U.S. House election, 325 votes, amounting to less than 1.25 percent, separated Zinke, who won the county and the state, from John Lewis, a Democrat . Gianforte will take the House seat vacated when Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior. "If you think this election cycle didn't contribute to it, and Donald Trump's rhetoric didn't contribute to it, I'll say it again, you are sadly mistaken", he said on Thursday. Read More

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PM Modi to be in Assam today; to inaugurate projects

Locally known as the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government of India had chose to name the bridge after legendary Assamese musician Bhupen Hazarika . The Bhupen Hazarika Bridge holds a lot of significance for India as it plays an important strategic and geopolitical role. This bridge is not just a reason of Assam's pride but that of the entire country. Read More

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New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

Flight tracking website Flightaware.com issued an alert that all inbound flights were being held at Newark until at least 11 p.m eastern and advised passengers of 90 minute delays due to taxiway congestion. "Some people are really amusing". Update 4: Haven't reboaded, but he is finally escorted off the plane. "Crowd is pissed and chanting 'Lock him up'". Read More

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Senate unbundles NNPC in first tranche of PIB

Senate unbundles NNPC in first tranche of PIB

In passing the Bill on Thursday, the Senate said that it was its first tranche that was approved and that the second and final tranche would be passed subsequently. The main objectives of the bill as passed include the creation of efficient and effective governing institutions with clear and separate roles for the petroleum industry. Read More

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GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

Gianforte was cited for misdemeanor assault after Ben Jacobs , political reporter for the Guardian , was asking a question about the American Health Care Act and the candidate reacted angrily. Republican South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford joked that "people would be careful not to make him mad", and Republican California Rep. Duncan Hunter said it shouldn't have occurred, "unless the reporter deserved it". Read More

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Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Gordon Haskett

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Gordon Haskett

The hedge fund run by Michael R. Weisberg held 64,200 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $4.96M, down from 116,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Read More

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Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel pickup truck emissions

Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel pickup truck emissions

The lawsuit filed against GM in a Detroit federal court on Thursday claims that the auto company's diesel pickup models used emissions-cheating devices similar to those in Volkswagen's (VW's) global Dieselgate scandal . They said they would not have bought their respective 2011 Sierra and 2016 Silverado trucks, or would have paid less for them, had they known about the alleged rigging. Read More

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Charleston overtakes Columbia as South Carolina's largest city

Charleston overtakes Columbia as South Carolina's largest city

About 37.5 percent of the population growth in the tri-county area this decade has been in Portland proper, the bureau estimates. With a population of just over 52,000, the city added more than 400 people previous year. League City, Texas, situated between Houston and Galveston, was the lone city to cross the 100,000 population threshold, reaching 102,010 in 2016. In fact, San Antonio welcomed more new residents in 2016 than New York City, which added 21,171 new residents during the same period. Read More

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Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani

Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani

Iranian president also highlighted bilateral and trilateral cooperation along with Russian Federation in regional issues including Astana talks and deemed them a step toward peace and stability in region. That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts . The country may, for example, buy less weapons and enhance trade with other players. Read More

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Oil prices rise as market awaits extended output cut

US oil production C-OUT-T-EIA has already risen by more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to over 9.3 million bpd as its drillers take advantage of higher prices and the supply gap left by OPEC and its allies. "There was no country that said "we oppose nine months", Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa told Reuters . With prices above $50 from lows of past year, they are increasingly moving back into the market. Read More

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OPEC moves towards 9-month output cut extension

The extension to March prolongs a rare period of collaboration between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and some of its biggest rivals. Despite the output cut, OPEC kept exports fairly stable in the first half of 2017 as its members sold oil from stocks. United States production has risen 850,000 bpd from its 2016 lows to 9.3 million bpd now, not far from the all-time record set in 2015. Read More

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