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Qatar, its neighbours urged to resolve dispute through dialogue

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He added that Qatar was fostering terrorist fugitives, as well as promoting jihadist extremist ideas, which he said affected the "image of our Islamic communities". "As a result of this blockade", Al-Marri said. Last week, the four nations said they would continue the boycott after a deadline for Qatar to comply with their demands came and went without a resolution being agreed. Read More »

Online Protest Supporting Net Neutrality Is This Wednesday

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Newell counters, saying net neutrality has not slowed down investment or innovation. "We have not heard directly from either Facebook or Google , but we're glad to hear that these companies are listening to their employees and Internet users and will speak out for net neutrality with the rest of the Internet on July 12", Evan Greer, campaign director at Fight for the Future , said in a statement. Read More »

Week Ahead: Watch Yellen, Inflation, and Retail Sales

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The spread between 10-year U.S. Treasury yields and their Japanese counterpart is close to the widest in almost two months, drawing bets that play on the divergence between rising Western government bond yields and low Japanese equivalents. Read More »

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.27 Per Share

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Snap Inc SNAP .N shares slipped below their initial public offering price of $17 for the first time on Monday, signaling waning investor confidence in the social media company's growth potential as it faces fierce competition. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 285.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. IBD'S TAKE: Snap has a low IBD Composite Rating of 18, out of a best-possible 99, a rating that combines several proprietary IBD ratings into one measure. Read More »

JPMorgan helps Bertelsmann pick up Penguin

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Pearson has offloaded nearly half of its holding in Penguin Random House in a complex transaction that means that the publisher can return £300 million cash to shareholders. Group chief executive John Fallon acknowledged publishing companies faced an uphill battle and indicated the sale would allow Pearson to move towards a more digital-oriented approach. Read More »

Warren Buffett donates record $3.17 billion in Berkshire Hathaway stock

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Bank of America's stock now trades at $24.88, as of July 10, 2017; however, Berkshire Hathaway's warrants allow the company to purchase Bank of America stock at $7.14 per share. Gates is a close friend of Buffett and a Berkshire director. Buffett typically reduces the number of shares he donates by 5% from the prior year. Read More »

Twelfth Death Linked To Ruptured Takata Airbag In Honda Accord

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Honda was Takata's biggest customer before the problems surfaced. Honda said the car's ignition switch was on, so the air bag would have been ready. Of those deaths, 16 occurred in Honda vehicles since May 2009. "It's essential to safety that high-risk inflaters are replaced immediately". A twelfth death has been linked to the deployment of a shrapnel-shooting Takata airbag , marking the 11th such incident in a Honda vehicle. Read More »

Friends say Texan killed in Greece was easygoing, fun-loving

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Bakari Henderson, 22, was on the Greek island of Zakynthos working on a photoshoot when he was killed early last Friday. More than 500 people - including friends, neighbors and former classmates - had contributed more than $39,000 to a GoFundMe page as of Monday afternoon to help cover transportation and funeral expenses. Read More »

Issue at FAA facility grounds flights at BWI

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At around 9:15 p.m. ET, the FAA tweeted that firefighters had given the all-clear to resume operations at the facility. The evacuation, at the facility that directs air traffic for the region's three airports, was expected to impact flights well into the night. Read More »

European Union population reaches 512 mn, migrants add 1.5 mn

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Italy's residency decreased by 1.3 people for every 1,000 with the lowest birthrate in Europe at 7.8 births per 1,000, for an overall population decrease of 2.3 residents per 1,000 compared to 10.1 deaths per 1,000. The countries that saw their populations decrease the most, in relative terms, were: Lithuania (down 14.2 per 1,000), Latvia (down 9.6 per 1,000), Croatia (down 8.7 per 1,000), Bulgaria (down 7.3 per 1,000), and Romania (down 6.2 per 1,000). Read More »

Controversial rule stops banks, others from blocking lawsuits

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Credit card issuers representing more than half of all credit card debt, and banks representing 44% of insured deposits use mandatory arbitration clauses, according to a CFPB report issued in 2015. The rule also compels financial companies to hand over documentation related to any individual arbitration disputes to the agency, which it will make available to the public in July 2019. Read More »

Nevada considers emergency rules to address shortage of legal weed

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The legislation would allow liquor wholesalers in the state to start selling marijuana too, something the liquor sellers have been pushing for. That must be done by alcohol wholesalers, which were given exclusive rights to distribute marijuana as a compromise to a liquor industry that was anxious pot sales would cut into profits. Read More »

Wear a UTTERly fantastic COWstume tomorrow, and get a free meal!

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On Tuesday, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide are giving away free food from opening time until 7 p.m. for its 13th annual Cow Appreciation Day promotion. Long lines greeted Chick-fil-A's arrival as fans queued up for one of the chain's famous fried chicken sandwiches, but so did activists protesting its conservative politics and CEO Dan Cathy's comments condemning gay marriage . Read More »

Republicans are better tippers than Democrats, survey finds

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The sweet spot is a tip of 16-20%; about half of those who tip restaurant servers typically fall within this range. You want to be serving a Republican rather than a Democrat to get the larger tip. "Generally, it all comes down to income", Schulz said. Coffee shops see 29 percent of people tipping while 30 percent say they never do. The average for Southerners and Democrats was 15 percent. Read More »

Unusual Volume Spotted in ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) Stock

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Over the last five days, shares have faced -0.38% losses and now is down -9.37% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $14.98. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This news story was originally published by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright & ... Read More »

Wimbledon set for mouthwatering 'Manic Monday' with Big Four in action

Things are on the line as far as the World No 1 ranking is concerned on both sides of the tour but it is hotter on the women's side. For so long, the Big Four have dominated all the Slams; could this be the breakthrough? The 6ft 5ins Paire has already seen off 2013 semi-finalist Jerzy Janowicz but has never been beyond the fourth round at a grand slam. Read More »

Constitutional reform on agenda in Geneva Syria talks

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The meeting comes amid a new ceasefire in Syria, announced by the U.S and Russian Federation on July 7. A new round of peace talks on Syria got underway on Monday under the auspices of the United Nations in Geneva. The three countries agreed in May to set up four "de-escalation zones" in Syria and have since been negotiating to work out the details. The last round of the UN-brokered talks in Geneva was held in May, and those talks have made relatively less progress compared to the Astana ... Read More »

Best Buy Co Inc (BBY) Tumbles As Amazon Offers Geek Squad Competitor

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The company is now offering for Amazon employees to come to your house at a specified appointment time, which you book on Amazon's website, to teach you how to set up a smart home network or install a device for you. Smart-home gadgets make up one of Amazon's fastest growing business segments, and while Amazon already offers a marketplace for electronics related home services, this new team will be the company's most direct effort to take on the Geek Squad, according to Recode . Read More »

Flight attendant breaks wine bottle over unruly passenger's head

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Shortly after, while the plane was in the air, he went to the restroom, came out to ask a flight attendant a question, and then returned to the restroom. Hudek was charged with interfering with a flight crew, which carries a possible sentence of up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. "He started yelling for help", Jones said. Read More »

Mexico coach handed six-game ban for Confederations Cup outburst

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Assistant coach Luis Pompilio Paez took the reigns of the team for the afternoon, and will continue until the ban is lifted. Pineda came off the bench and sealed the points in the 55th minute as Mexico extended their unbeaten run against El Salvador to seven games - dating back to 2009. Read More »

Muslim woman calls for "Jihad" against President Trump

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Sarsour's quote about jihad spread throughout many conservatives corners of the internet and was viewed as a call for attacks on President Donald Trump . "Why are we so afraid of this administration and the potential chaos that they will ensue on our community?" She promotes dissention by saying that "their" number 1 priority should be to defend "their" community rather than try to "assimilate" into the American society. Read More »

NJ commuters faced with decisions as Penn Station repairs begin

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Monday morning's rush got off to a slow start without any apparent problems. Amtrak announced that several tracks will be taken out of service during the work, reducing train service as much as 25 percent at times. So WNYC wants to know: Is your new summer commute causing chaos, or calm? PATH trains were running every five minutes out of Hoboken rather than the usual seven-minute interval and additional NJ Transit buses were running from Hoboken to Manhattan as well. Read More »

British PM Theresa May's offer to European Union citizens 'falls short'

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In outlining plans for citizens' rights, the EU had proposed that Britons and Europeans would keep the same rights and protections they now receive under European law. The letter was published two weeks after the United Kingdom gave more details about citizens' rights . 'Europeans would not only lose their right to vote in general elections, their future family members will also be subject to minimum income requirements, and it is unclear what the status of "post-Brexit" babies will be. Read More »

Wanda Group to Sell Amusement Park Business for over $9 Billion

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Wanda also agreed to sell 76 hotels for $4.9 billion. Sunac is going to pay 29.575 billion yuan for a 91-percent stake in Wanda's 13 cultural and tourism projects in Xishuangbannan, Nanchang, Hefei, Harbin, Wuxi, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guilin, Jinan, Kunming and Haikou while 33.595 billion yuan will be spent to purchase the 76 hotels, according to a statement on the official website of Wanda, a conglomerate founded by Wang Jianlin, one of China's richest men. Read More »

Stripe announces cooperation with Alipay and WeChat Pay

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Stripe also announced its launch in Hong Kong on the same day. Stripe hopes the integration will help boost its revenues by allowing clients to tap China's vast consumer market, where credit cards account for only a fraction of online spending, the company said. Read More »

Russia must make first move in Ukraine, Tillerson says

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He added: "But we look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for Russian Federation, for the United States and for everybody concerned, and It's an honor to be with you". Putin said the meeting laid the groundwork for some improvement in U.S. "Personal relations were established", Haran said of Poroshenko's June 20 meeting with Trump . Read More »

Elon Musk shows off Tesla's first Model 3

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CEO Elon Musk on Saturday tweeted pictures of the auto, which will cost $35,000 (Rs 22.59 lakh) and can travel 215 miles on a single electric charge. Tesla is expected to ramp up production and make 20,000 vehicles per month by December. The Tesla Model 3 is offered in a five-seater configuration and has a range of 346km on a single charge. Read More »

Electronics ban on RJ flights to U.S. lifted

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Royal Jordanian said Sunday it had implemented "enhanced security measures" in line with U.S. Department of Homeland Security requirements. The U.S. Qatar Airways today said all personal electronic devices can be carried on board all departures from Doha's Hamad International Airport to destinations in the US. Read More »

Steady Activities: Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE:DBD)

Three analysts have provided estimates for Diebold Nixdorf's earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.39 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.16. The last session's volume of 14.48 million shares was lower than its average volume of 17.92 million shares. Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE:DBD) 52-week high price stands at $31.85 and low price stands at $21.05, its price distance from 52-week high is -35.95% while its distance from 52-week low price is -3.09%. Read More »

James Mattis: US Prefers Diplomatic, Economic Tools to Stop North Korea Threat

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Trump is expected to be direct with Xi on Pyongyang's nuclear threat, an official said . "China has taken significant action and then I think for a lot of different reasons, they've paused and didn't take additional action", he said. Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday underlined the importance of staying calm in the North Korea crisis, saying nuclear-armed Pyongyang should be dealt with in a "pragmatic" manner. Read More »

Snoop Dogg listened to bootlegged copy of JAY-Z's album

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The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA ) tweeted the announcement on Wednesday, sharing that the rapper now has more platinum albums than any other hip-hop artist. JAY-Z's short film follows his animated black-and-white visual for " Story of O.J ". According to Pitchfork , a physical album is incoming - and will include the song " Adnis ", which you may have noted was absent from the digital release, despite having been in a trailer for the album . Read More »