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British Airways CEO 'profusely sorry' for global computer outage

On top of that, the airline will pay compensation to customers for the delays, though he added it looked likely to be a one-off cost which would be limited given the resumption of flights on Sunday and Monday. An airline spokeswoman said that the airline had operated "virtually all" of its scheduled long-haul services out of its London Heathrow hub Sunday May 28, with a "slightly reduced short-haul program". Read More

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Poll shows Conservative lead slashed to 3 points

Poll shows Conservative lead slashed to 3 points

The findings again weakened sterling which had earlier fallen nearly a cent against the USA dollar on the YouGov model before rising on a Kantar poll which showed May's lead had increased to 10 percentage points. The Conservatives were still tipped to be the single largest party, but without an overall majority. YouGov acknowledged there was uncertainty with any poll compared to polling in individual constituencies. Read More

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OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months

OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months

The move also highlights heightened volatility in the oil market. But any uptick in prices may be modest and temporary. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said late on Wednesday that he felt "very strongly" that US trade relationships with Canada and Mexico help USA competitiveness. Read More

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Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

It took Honnold just under four hours to conquer the 915m rock face, which he had previously traversed, using chalk to mark spots on " Freerider " to mark his steps. The historic event was first reported today by NationalGeographic.com and was captured for National Geographic Documentary Films' upcoming feature film SOLO (working title), produced by award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Read More

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Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

In Madrid, the leaders of India and Spain expressed their commitment to fighting climate change and reiterated their support for implanting the Kyoto and Paris accords. Climate issues are expected to dominate discussions between Keqiang, who is leading a large delegation of ministers to Brussels on Friday, and EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Read More

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MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) Sale Analysis

A total of 3.55 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 3.30 million shares. The Company has 52-week high of $6.50 and 52-week low of $0.67. For example, if there is good news like a positive earnings announcement, the demand for a stock may increase, raising the price from the previous day's close. Read More

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David Beckham and other celebrities lose £700m tax case

David Beckham and other celebrities lose £700m tax case

Hundreds of wealthy investors are facing a significantly higher tax bill after losing a legal challenge over £700 million in tax relief for a controversial film investment scheme. A spokesperson for the HMRC said they were pleased the tribunal came to the conclusion that the initial tax deductions were not justified. Some £420m of tax was avoided, but with interest included the total owed will be closer to £700m. Read More

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Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Worsens in 2016 Q4

Investors who are keeping close eye on NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 3.22% for the week, and 3.35% for the last month. Vanguard Index Fds (VB) was raised too. (NASDAQ:PTCT) was bought by Svoronos Dawn . (NASDAQ:PTCT) or 78 shares. Coconut Grove Bank raised its stake in shares of NVIDIA by 683.9% in the first quarter. Read More

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Oil plunges 5 pct on disappointment with OPEC cuts

Oil plunges 5 pct on disappointment with OPEC cuts

Prior to the meeting, traders had bid up the price of oil , factoring in the possibility of additional steeper production cuts into the price of oil . Clawing back some of yesterday's losses, global benchmark Brent futures were up 28 cents at $51.74 a barrel. The alliance between OPEC and non-OPEC countries faces competition from US shale producers. Read More

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Moody's downgrades China's rating

The stable outlook reflects Moody's assessment that, at the A1 rating level, risks are balanced. Moody's decision to take the country from A1 to Aa3, the same category as the likes of Japan and Israel, has "frustrated" Beijing , says The Guardian . Read More

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N Korea to dominate Australia-US talks

N Korea to dominate Australia-US talks

Speaking at the end of her and Mr Turnbull's visit to Singapore , Ms Payne said on Saturday night that the concern about North Korea and the issue returning foreign fighters were the two biggest causes of concern raised with her. China claims sovereignty over all of South China Sea. He reiterated China's "dual-track" proposal, which would see North Korea suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a suspension of massive military exercises by the United States and South ... Read More

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British Airways aims to resume most United Kingdom flights

British Airways has not outlined how many flights were canceled Saturday, nor how many people were affected. (Emily Puddifer via AP). It says it expects London-bound flights to land on schedule on Sunday. Several travellers at Heathrow told the Press Association they were not told their flights were cancelled until more than an hour after the airline put out a press statement announcing the decision. Read More

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Therefore 67% are positive. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.4 and $0.4 respectively. PetroChina Company Limited had 15 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 2.62% in Apple Inc. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a GBX 5 ($0.06) dividend. Read More

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Broadcom Ltd (AVGO) Earns Buy Rating from DA Davidson

UBS upgraded the shares of OLN in report on Wednesday, September 2 to "Neutral" rating. We have $264.15 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:AVGO worth $5.00B more. First National Bank & Trust Of Omaha accumulated 0.24% or 38,700 shares. Moreover, Wagner Bowman Mgmt has 0.07% invested in Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) for 1,248 shares. Read More

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British Land Company PLC (BTLCY) Under Analyst Spotlight

The company has market cap of 434.32 million GBP. Its segments include Consumer, which provides fixed-voice, broadband, TV and mobile services; EE, which is a mobile network operator in the United Kingdom and provides mobile and fixed communications services to consumers; Business and Public Sector, which provides communications and IT services to businesses and the public sector in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland (RoI);Global Services, which provides managed networked IT ... Read More

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Ford appoints Jim Hackett as its new CEO

Ford appoints Jim Hackett as its new CEO

It is unclear at this point if the 56-year-old former boss of Ford will take another role in the vehicle industry, or if he will focus his time on family and leisure activities. He was interim director of athletics at the University of MI from October 2014 to March 2016, where he led the search for a permanent athletic director, who was appointed in January 2016. Read More

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Rampant Real Thrash Juve, Retain Champions League

Juventus , despite their charging game, was put under the pressure and it was Mario Mandzukic who scored the equaliser in the 27 minute with a superb overhead kick. "I had a spectacular end to the season". The rule means that players must celebrate in their normal jerseys - which explains why John Terry stripped down to wear Chelsea's blue shirt after winning the competition five years ago. Read More

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Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) Earns Sell Rating from Investec

Stocks with high EPS growth rates compared with year-ago levels suggest a company has products or services in strong demand. Jefferies upgraded PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) on Friday, February 24 to "Buy" rating. acquired a new stake in Lloyds Banking Group PLC during the first quarter worth about $101,000. Therefore 20% are positive. QinetiQ Group PLC has GBX 295 highest and GBX 192 lowest target. Read More

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Unemployment Rate Drops To 16-Year Low

Unemployment Rate Drops To 16-Year Low

The unemployment rate continued to fall and rising wage growth coupled with job gains indicate an economy on the rise, but the sluggish growth in the average hourly earnings (2.5 percent) is cause for concern. The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise rates in June, but will likely move quite gradually from there, waiting for signs the labor market is picking up again. Read More

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Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

Rogers took notes just after the request was made, as did Comey when he was reportedly asked by Trump to back off an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February 14 Oval Office meeting. investigation at a time when Democratic lawmakers were intensifying their rhetoric. "I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign", ... Read More

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Marchers walk 200 miles to demand an IL budget

Since 2015, the three major credit rating agencies have downgraded the state of IL a total of six times. In the Democratic corner, House Speaker Michael Madigan said Illinois Gov. Another change ensures new state money goes to the neediest districts regardless of whether the state fails to meet its obligated spending. Reever, joined by representatives and leaders of other organizations like the Illinois Manufacturers' Association, Illinois Retail Merchants Association, Illinois Chamber ... Read More

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Cuomo Announces $1.5 Billion Renewable Energy Initiative

Cuomo Announces $1.5 Billion Renewable Energy Initiative

Yesterday, Cuomo signed an executive order to commit NY to uphold the standards set forth in the Paris Accord and announced a U.S. Climate Alliance, along with California Governor Edmund G. Advancing Environmental Justice: Establishing an Environmental Justice & Just Transition Working Group to develop priority programs and policies to help historical underserved communities - and those navigating the retirement of carbon-intensive energy plants - prepare for a cleaner, greener future. Read More

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Time for a Chill Pill on Trump's Climate Action

World leaders , health experts , and the majority of Americans support the Paris Agreement , and we all owe it to our planet to pursue the efforts addressed within the agreement . "Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris Agreement by leading from the bottom up - and there isn't anything Washington can do to stop us". Many states and cities have already said they will be sticking with climate action . Read More

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Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump Quits Paris Accord

Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump Quits Paris Accord

German officials have repeatedly insisted that, as a member of the European Union , they can not conduct bilateral trade talks with the USA and that they are not ready to dramatically increase military spending. Trump ". Merkel on Monday repeated nearly word for word her message from Sunday, when she told her Bavarian conservative allies in a packed Munich beer tent that "we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands". Read More

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Durham, Chapel Hill mayors commit to Paris agreement

In 2008, MA lawmakers passed a law requiring the state to reduce its carbon emissions by at least 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. Trump's announcement sent the issue of climate change - and May's attempts to bolster the trans-Atlantic "special relationship" with the US - to the top of the agenda Friday in campaigning for Britain's June 8 election. Read More

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UK police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians

A witness told Reuters that she saw people who may have had their throats cut. A witness told CNN two men had entered a restaurant in the Borough Market area near London Bridge and stabbed two people inside. London Ambulance Services said on Twitter at least 20 patients were taken to six different hospitals in the area. "It looked to me that the van was aiming at the people". Read More

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OPEC cuts not enough for investors

IHS said the resiliency of USA shale oil production to crude oil prices that are still about half what they were three years ago is a challenge for the OPEC-led management effort because there's no central governing mechanism in place to limit output. Read More

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Plane delay for relatives of Real Madrid players

The record 11-time winners Real have scored a competition-leading 32 goals but now face a Juventus team which has conceded only three times in 12 games so far. Now the challenge is Real Madrid's as they take on Juventus in this year's Champions League final in Cardiff on Saturday. Bale has played only 10 competitive games for his club in 2017. Read More

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Major oil producers agree to extend output cuts by nine months

The deal agreed previous year saw the group's member countries reduce production by 1.2 million barrels a day to 32.5 million barrels, effective from January, and it has succeeded in pushing prices back above the $50 benchmark. The price rise this year has spurred growth in the United States shale industry, which is not participating in the output deal, thus slowing the market's rebalancing with global crude stocks still near record highs. Read More

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