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Qatar Airways appeals to United Nations over Gulf blockade

The countries involved in the dispute accused Qatar of supporting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS); Qatar responded by pointing out that it is part of the USA -led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria. QSI stabilised after sliding 8.7 percent in the past week. Turkey's parliament last week approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar in what was seen as a show of support for its embattled ally. Read More »

Pakistan to regulate visas for Chinese nationals

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday that China would continue to use various channels to gain and verify information about the reported killing of the two Chinese nationals kidnapped in Pakistan last month. A few days later, the Islamic State (IS) claimed that they had killed the abductees. Old ally China has pledged to invest $57 billion in Pakistan in projects linked to its "Belt and Road" infrastructure plan aimed at linking China with the Middle East and Europe. Read More »

Struggling Sears Canada Is Up For Sale

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With few other quick sources of cash available, the conditions "raise significant doubt as to the company's ability to continue as a going concern", according to Tuesday's statement. The company said it had retained BMO Capital Markets as financial adviser to assist with the process. Sears Canada had expected to be able to borrow up to $175 million, but that total has been reduced to $109 million before transaction fees. Read More »

British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament. May's office responded that the DUP deal "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward". With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France later today to meet Emmanuel Macron , who last month swept to victory in the presidential election. Read More »

Brooklyn Heights Resident Is Citi Bike's First NYC Fatality

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Hanegby was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He fell to the ground rear tires of the bus rolled over him. It is not yet known what actually happened; police initially blamed the victim, saying that he was "riding between a bus and a parked vehicle outside 250 W. Read More »

Islamic State Says Responsible for Melbourne Hostage-Taking

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The gunman killed the man with a sawn-off shotgun, held a Colombian woman hostage, tampered with his Global Positioning System bracelet and shot the three officers before dying in a hail of bullets. The attack sent jitters through Melbourne and much of Australia, coming so soon after the terrorist attacks in London and Manchester, England. The escort escaped unharmed but three police officers were injured in the firefight. Read More »

Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

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Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon told reporters after discussing the North Korean missile threat and other issues with Japanese counterparts. The University of Virginia student was initially detained in January of 2016, accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner at his Pyongyang hotel. Read More »

Tim Cook confirms Apple is working on driverless cars

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Cook added: "We sort of see it as the mother of all AI [artificial intelligence] projects". However, we've had glimpses of the technology and the fact that Apple is working on such a thing, both from leaks and official Apple news. Apple executives have hinted at the company's interest in the past. After researching autonomous cars for nearly 10 years , Google is beginning to test the technology with consumers. Read More »

Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

He also claimed that Mr Comey's comments to the Senate Intelligence Committee failed to prove any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer plans to file a complaint over memos shared by former FBI Director James Comey about his conversations with the president, US broadcaster CNN has reported . Read More »

Trump friend Chris Ruddy: Trump 'considering' firing special counsel Mueller

Ruddy's assertion, shortly after his White House visit on Monday, that Trump is thinking of "terminating" Mueller comes after top supporters of Trump have publicly expressed the view that Mueller should be fired - including former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , who despite describing Mueller as "a superb choice" whose "reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity" less than one month ago, said on Monday that Congress should act to "abolish the independent counsel". Read More »

IPad Pro 10.5: What do the critics think?

The iPad Pro will soon be able to fill that gap with fewer compromises than ever. In order to bolster its presence in the lucrative detachable segment, the company introduced compelling features in the iPad Pro lineup through its latest version of iOS 11 software. Read More »

Stock in the Trader's Focus-: Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)

Gam Ag holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Shares of Baozun Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BZUN), lost -8.41% to $21.46. 5,096 are owned by Tower Rech Capital Llc (Trc). Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. It has outperformed by 2.74% the S&P500. Read More »

Traders Buy Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) on Weakness Following Insider Selling

Commonwealth Financial Services LLC's holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $372,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. Earnings per share (EPS ) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for The Coca-Cola Company the EPS stands at 0.43 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.44, suggesting the stock fell short of the ... Read More »

Don't worry about the score': Sarfraz thanks Amir for match-winning partnership

Although we have seen the Super Over coming into play quite a few times in the Indian Premier League and other T20 internationals, no ODI has ever gone into the Super Overs as of yet. Fahim Ashraf thrillingly hooked Malinga over long leg for six but the ODI debutant was run out for a run-a-ball 15 when bowler Thisara Perera deflected a Sarfraz drive onto the stumps at the non-striker's end. Read More »

After various sexual harassment claims, Uber have fired 20 employees

The company broke the news to employees during an all-hands meeting Tuesday in San Francisco, according to an anonymous source who spoke with the New York Times . It took no action on 100 of these cases and is still investigating 57 other cases. Separately, Uber announced Tuesday that it had hired Apple marketing executive Bozoma Saint John , who will be Uber's chief brand officer. Read More »

House 'covfefe' bill would save presidential tweets

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From the incomprehensible "covfefe" to a post labeling fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey a "leaker", President Donald Trump's tweets would be preserved as presidential records if a Democratic lawmaker's proposed COVFEFE Act becomes law. Read More »

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Model X Is The Safest-Ever SUV

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The US-based National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has yet to officially reveal the Tesla's safety rating, but Electrek says this "shouldn't be too far behind" the release of the crash footage. The Model X's massive battery is mounted below the cabin, giving it a very low center of gravity, which in turn significantly decreases rollover risk. Read More »

Sears cuts 400 jobs, majority at Hoffman Estates HQ

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In an update today (13 June), CEO Edward Lampert said combined with the restructuring actions announced since the beginning of the fiscal year, Sears Holdings has actioned almost $1bn in annualised cost savings to date, and is on track to deliver its $1.25bn goal. Read More »

Crude: The next cut is the deepest

Inventories are forecast to have slid by 2.25 million barrels last week, according to a Bloomberg survey before an Energy Information Administration report Wednesday. Energy traders were quick to respond to the escalating crisis, sending Brent crude up by $1 per barrel to $50.42. Other countries, including top producer Russian Federation, are also participating.During the first half of the year, there were doubts over OPEC's compliance with its own pledges, as supplies, especially to Asia, ... Read More »

Administration looks to curb CFPB powers, change bank rules

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Yana Miles, CRL senior legislative counsel, said the bill puts power back in the hands of big banks and predatory lenders. Potential areas for compromise include changes to how much capital banks must maintain and decreasing the paperwork burden for small lenders. Read More »

Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

Trump said we live in a modern age yet our air traffic control system is stuck, painfully, in the past . What's different now, Gribbin said, is Republican control of the White House and both houses of Congress. About 50,000 flights take off and land in the United States every day. But some groups have been critical of efforts to privatize air traffic control operations, saying it gives the airlines too much control over the system for their own benefit. Read More »

How to Get a Free Doritos Locos Taco From Taco Bell

The giveaway is part of a " Steal a Taco " cross promotion with the National Basketball Association. While the free tacos are available at participating Taco Bell restaurants in Sebastian and Vero Beach, there is a limit of one freebie per person while supplies last. Read More »

Jeff Sessions wants his testimony to be open to the public

It is also the question his boss will be watching closely. Either way, the risks for Trump are high with Sessions , pitting the former senator's word against that of Comey, a career law enforcement officer known for standing firm against White House political pressure. Read More »

United Kingdom election outcome to delay Brexit negotiations

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The EU wants those to begin on June 19, but they could be delayed if an inconclusive election leads to political turmoil. It appears clear that, whatever their private fury with Ms May for putting Brexit in peril, the Brexiteers believe the only way to save the exit timetable is to shore her up. Read More »

Central bank points to stronger economy; market sees rate hike drawing closer

Ms. Wilkins's remarks build on a pivot the Bank of Canada made last month, in which it embraced a more upbeat tone about the economic outlook while keeping its policy rate unchanged. "The broadening of growth suggests an economy that is increasingly finding its legs and shaking off past setbacks". For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the Dollars declined 0.94% against the CAD and closed at 1.3319. Read More »

Trump Pledges to Rebuild American Infrastructure with American Labor and Materials

I took none, actually none. Now that the House has passed its deeply unpopular American Healthcare Act, the Senate must step up and do its duty, Trump said. The White House has billed this "infrastructure week" and planned a series of events, beginning with a push by the president Monday to privatize the nation's air traffic control system and separate it from the Federal Aviation Administration. Read More »

Donald Trump sued over global business ties

The state of Maryland and the Distrıct of Columbia have sued U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, alleging he has violated the constitution's anti-corruption clauses, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. Trump already faces a similar lawsuit brought in January by plaintiffs that include an ethics group, a restaurant group and a hotel events booker. On Friday, the Trump administration's Justice Department responded , saying the case should be dismissed because the plaintiffs lack the ... Read More »

Meet GE's New CEO, aka 'Mr. Fix

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Immelt, 61, will remain as chairman through the end of the year, when he will retire. Flannery will be replaced by Kieran Murphy, who is now president and CEO of GE Healthcare Life Sciences. Flannery stated in a video broadcast on Facebook that he would "take a fresh look at the company" with a "sense of urgency". GE began the process of relocating its global headquarters from Fairfield, CT, to Boston a year ago, and Immelt has made efforts to connect with the local business community. Read More »

The Intermediate Capital Group plc (ICP) Stock Rating Lowered by Shore Capital

The SI to Aircastle Limited's float is 5.05%. It is down 8.43% since June 12, 2016 and is uptrending. The broker has just set a PT of GBX 55.00 on Eckoh (LON:ECK) shares. KAZ Minerals PLC (LON:KAZ) has 0.00% since June 12, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Shore Capital reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes away from becoming Prime Minister

Snap elections are inherently risky, as Stanley Baldwin discovered in 1923 and Edward Heath found out in 1974. "As and when details are finalised both parties will put them forward". Barnier tweeted the talks should begin only when the United Kingdom is "ready". There will now be a battle royal within the Conservatives between those who agree with Mr Osborne's analysis and those hardline Brexiteers who do not. Read More »

Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

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The high court issued its ruling Monday in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc ., Monday, a fairly straightforward case about the scope of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which proscribes collection standards for third parties pursuing debtors. Read More »

Casino attack should not hurt investments: finance chief

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Carlos was shot and wounded by security guards, and retreated into a hotel room, where he doused a bed with gasoline and shot himself, police said. Most of the dead appear to have suffocated from thick smoke after the man set fire to casino tables, sources told local media. Read More »

Oil falls 1% on fears Mideast rift could harm Opec cuts

Oil prices fell to their lowest level in a month on Wednesday after commercial crude stocks in the US increased surprisingly against market expectations. Crude output in the United States , meanwhile, has jumped more than 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Read More »