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Terrorist Abu Salem,other four Convicted In 1993 Mumbai Blasts Case

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June, 1995: Trial begins in the TADA court in Mumbai , which is housed in the high-security Arthur Road Central Prison. The trial of Salem , Mustafa Dossa , Karimullah Khan, Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui, Tahir Merchant and Abdul Quayyum was separated from the main case as they were arrested subsequently. Read More »

Amazon-Whole Foods Marriage Could Disrupt Grocery Business (NASDAQ:AMZN)

In 2016 alone, Whole Foods had sales of $16 billion across its more than 460 stores in the United States , Canada and the United Kingdom. The buy marks Amazon's largest acquisition to-date. TARRANT: As Amazon get this ramped up and pushed out, I think we'll see a lot of brick-and-mortar supermarkets closing doors in the next four to five years not unlike we're seeing in traditional retail. Read More »

Milwaukee County sheriff rescinds Homeland Security job

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The article quotes Clarke adviser Craig Peterson as saying that Clarke " rescinded his acceptance of the agency's offer to join DHS as an assistant secretary". According to The Post , Clarke met with Trump on Tuesday during his trip to Wisconsin. Chris Abele, the Milwaukee County executive, said in a statement at the time, "The appointment of Sheriff Clarke to a position meant to build partnership and engagement is not a decision made by someone interested in partnership or engagement". Read More »

Amazon patents tech that stops shoppers price compare in-store

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One problem today's brick-and-mortar establishments face is shoppers coming in, finding a product they like, and then ordering from a cheaper online source. Sometimes companies file for patents to ensure they have the option to put the idea into practice later, or to keep other companies from implementing the concept. Read More »

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by quarter percentage point

After a two-day policy-setting committee meeting, the U.S. Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months. The decision came even though inflation is below the central bank's target . The Fed owns $2.46trn of government debt and $1.77trn of mortgage-backed debts. Read More »

The Fed is repeating its mistakes of the 1970s — KASHKARI

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CIBC Research comments on today's FOMC decision noticing that the Fed took what it was given, raising interest rates by 25bp as expected despite a soft run of economic data recently. Kashkari, in his essay, said that in effect he does not share that expectation. "Instead, we should have waited to see if the recent drop in inflation is transitory to ensure that we are fulfilling our inflation mandate", said Kashkari, who also dissented against a FOMC decision in March to raise rates. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows

May, who also visited survivors of the fire at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, said in a statement that she was horrified by their plight - her most emotional statement on the fire to date. The queen's official birthday is marked in June when the weather is often nicer than in April, the actual month of her birth. "The figure of 30 that I gave yesterday is the number that I know, sadly, have, at least, died". Read More »

New Analyst Ratings For Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)

RBC Capital Markets maintained Shire PLC (LON:SHP) on Wednesday, June 15 with "Outperform" rating. Standpoint Research has "Hold" rating and $256 target. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 7,125 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:MYGN). Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 0% of its portfolio in Myriad Genetics, Inc. Read More »

Celtic complete signing of Johnny Hayes

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Birmingham and Cardiff were also reportedly in pursuit of Hayes, but Brendan Rodgers has won the race for the winger, making him the Hoops' first signing of the transfer window for a fee believed to be in the region of €1.5 million. "Whether you're a football fan or not, everybody knows about the atmosphere of Champions League nights at Celtic Park". I'm glad I will get the chance to get to play for him again. Read More »

Belmont Stakes Predictions: Will Irish War Cry Cash? 6/10/17

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Tapwrit won the Belmont Stakes ahead of 3-1 favourite Irish War Cry in the final leg of the US Triple Crown . This year's topsy-turvy Triple Crown trail comes to an end in a Belmont Stakes without the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners or the expected favorite who dropped out. Read More »

Verizon Communications Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (VZ)

It has underperformed by 4.13% the S&P500. Lee Thomas H Partners Lp decreased its stake in First Bancorp (FBP) by 24.69% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It increased, as 60 investors sold VZ shares while 658 reduced holdings. The legal version of this story can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/06/17/verizon-communications-inc-vz-lifted-to-buy-at-vetr-inc-updated-updated.html. Read More »

Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game

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Scalise , who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for "a considerable period of time, presumably weeks", Sava said . First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. ET for the 80th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park, played with unusual emotion a day after the wounding of Rep. Read More »

Pence Hires Private Lawyer For Russia Investigation

Cullen served as a USA attorney during President George H.W. Bush's administration. "The Vice-President is fully focused on fulfilling his duties and advancing the presidential agenda ", the document said . Comey testified last week that the President demanded loyalty and pressed him to drop a probe into disgraced ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

The Penguins take a 3-2 series lead as Game 6 is Sunday night in Bridgestone Arena . Again, the Predators went the other way and made it 3-1 with Arvidsson beating Murray on a breakaway. It's a best-of-three series. I think we have to play with conviction. Fleury got the Penguins through the first two rounds, then was replaced by Murray at the first sign of faltering against the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference final. Read More »

Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis

The DUP dislikes Jeremy Corbyn because of his support for the Northern Irish Sinn Fein Party, which is the DUP's main rival. The Conservative source said the talks to leave the European Union would not be delayed, removing the question mark over the negotiations being derailed by May's lack of a parliamentary majority lost in an election she did not need to call. Read More »

Russian Federation defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener

President Vladimir Putin will attend Saturday's Group A opener in Saint Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium between Russian Federation and Oceania champions New Zealand . A chest-high pass to forward Dmitry Poloz was deftly guided into the path of Denis Glushakov who chipped the ball over onrushing goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic. Read More »

UK treasury chief: Economy should be main focus in Brexit

European Union leaders have given chief Brussels negotiator Michel Barnier no authority to so much as talk about future trade with Britain until he clinches outline deals on Brussels' priority issues, including London's exit bill. Other EU governments will be happy to let Britain keep trade open as it would limit the hit to their own economies, officials told Reuters , though they are not ready to ease conditions that May would struggle to sell to her party's Brexit hardliners. Read More »

Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score

Father's Day marks what could be the final day of the 117th U.S. Open at Erin Hills , and from the merchandise tent to the actual tournament itself, some worked to make it a weekend devoted to dad. Tommy Fleetwood happy to salvage a bogey at the last as a third-round 68 kept him within a shot of the lead at the US Open. He was 10 under. The standing ovation on 18, it's been really cool. Read More »

US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead

He missed a five-footer for birdie on his first and then squandered another chance on 11, where he missed a 12-footer. Casey nearly watched his U.S. Rickie Fowler , who led after Round One, is in fifth at -10. "Someone has a very good chance of ending up with their first major tomorrow", Fowler said. Read More »

Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

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The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson , who had lashed out against US President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. Both Republican and Democratic leaders at the game encouraged a sense of unity in the wake of the shooting during an otherwise politically rancorous time in Washington when the parties are sharply divided over healthcare legislation and investigations of the members of the Trump administration. Read More »

Rs 2000 cr bets expected on India-Pak final

He was answering a question about the difference between the Indian and Pakistani sides when it comes to major tournaments . More than 200 million people watched that game and for the final, viewership is expected to be 30-40 percent higher. Read More »

Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families

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But if it wasn't for Rinne giving the performances of a lifetime I don't think they would have made it as far as they did, he deserved it more. From Mario and Jagr to Crosby and Malkin. You want an example of a long-term impact? Now Hainsey has capped his first postseason with a title, and he thought Crosby might pass the Cup to Chris Kunitz or to Matt Cullen , who may have played his final National Hockey League game at the age of 40. Read More »

Brexit talks left hanging as May tries to form alliance

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Ms Foster said she hoped a deal could be done "sooner rather than later". Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after Thursday's vote produced no clear victor. Read More »

Tapwrit Puts It All Together in Belmont Stakes Score

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The grey son of champion sire Tapit duly became his trainer's third victor of the race after Rags To Riches (2007) and Palace Malice (2012); the victory also means Pletcher won two legs of this year's Triple Crown following the Kentucky Derby triumph of Always Dreaming . Read More »

Shot US congressman Scalise improving

A federal enforcement official who is not authorized to speak publicly told USA TODAY that the members' names were recovered from the the gunman. A source said investigators are not sure of the significance of the names and it is not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting. Read More »

Brian Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Thomas recorded nine birdies and two bogeys on Saturday, but finished the round with an eagle on the par 5 18 hole. "It means I have a lot better chance to win the tournament than I did when the day started". and I are staying together". Following his round, Thomas was asked in a news conference what he would say to Miller - renowned for his straight-talking work as a broadcaster - when the two next met. Read More »

58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

Community groups have said warnings about poor fire safety have been ignored, and in the aftermath of the disaster, officials have failed to take care of those affected, they said. Many wept openly as candles illuminated the road outside the Latymer Christian Centre, yards from the site of the blaze. Several people appeared to clash with security guards inside the building before more than 20 police officers restored order. Read More »

BJP President Amit Shah in Mumbai on 3-day visit

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Shah is slated to meet Thackeray on Sunday morning in Mumbai and discuss issues including the candidate for the President's election. Reacting to the development, Uddhav Thackeray said the BJP, rather than spending its money on polls, should provide it to the farmers of Maharashtra. Read More »

1MDB: DiCaprio returns Oscar won by Brando

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The allegations have led to a government filing by the U.S. Attorney's Office of Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section. The opposition pact, Pakatan Harapan, is misleading Malaysians about the implications of the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) announcement on 1MDB, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak, today. Read More »

US Open leaderboard crowded at the top

Casey, who had shot a six-under-par 66 on Thursday, came unstuck with a disastrous triple-bogey eight on the 14th after teeing off on the 10th hole. This might have been more than anyone was expecting. "It's still Saturday - 36 holes is a very long time in a U.S. Open". About all that save Erin Hills from another onslaught was a forecast for the strongest wind of the week. Read More »

PM May nears DUP deal

That border will become an external European Union border after Brexit and there have been growing fears that any border controls would have a serious economic impact on both Northern Ireland and the Republic. Under the 1998 Good Friday agreement , the DUP and Sinn Fein share power under a complicated arrangement that gives both parties cabinet posts. Michael Gove, a former leadership rival, who was appointed environment secretary after losing his post as justice secretary in May's ... Read More »

Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b

At the same time, Whole Foods' high-income customers are likely members of Amazon's Prime loyalty program, making the acquisition highly complementary for Amazon , he said. But make no mistake, the Whole Foods clientele, like Amazon's Prime membership, is very much affluent and mostly urban and suburban. Barry C. Read More »

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

The intelligence committee is the lead congressional panel on the Russian Federation hacking scandal, including highly publicized hearings with fired FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions . The White House confirmed that Mueller was among the candidates Trump interviewed to replace Comey. Rosenstein is charged with Mueller's fate because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from all matters having to do with the Trump-Russia investigation. Read More »

London attackers wore fake bomb belts

The address is being searched by detectives from the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command who are also searching another property in Barking where a 28-year-old man was arrested on Saturday. The fake explosive belts were visible during the attacks , Haydon said, and may have looked real to those who saw them. In addition to the fake explosives, police have released images of ceramic knives found on or near the assailants and the van they used to hit people on the bridge. Read More »