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Elinor Barker wins world points race gold

Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands won the bronze medal, two laps in arrears. "We're so lucky in the United Kingdom that we've got the best bike riders to practice against". The Welshwoman led Hammer until the American went off on her solo mission, succeeding with fewer than 20 laps to go. "It's definitely made me want to win even more, coming so close and not quite getting it", Barker added. Read More »

Exxon Mobil seeks USA waiver of sanctions to drill in Black Sea

The oil giant's request is being reviewed by the Trump administration and is certain to draw extra scrutiny because it involves a company formerly run by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who cultivated close ties with Russian Federation and its president, Vladimir Putin. Read More »

Germany's unruly anti-immigration AfD picks election duo

Her foes within the party say the division laid out in her motion is artificial. "(Petry) has been unable to stop the AfD, which began as a party of euro critics, from becoming more and more a catch-all for racists, right-wing nationalists and the far right", Cologne's daily Stadt-Anzeiger said. Read More »

Senator Isiaka Adeleke Dies At 62 | Body Returns To Hospital For Autopsy

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Until his death, Mr. Adeleke chaired the Senate committee on capital market. Adeleke, popularly known as "Serubawon" due to his flamboyant political campaign style has represented the district twice in the past before he won the election for his current tenure on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2015. Read More »

BNY Mellon's (BK) Q1 Earnings amp; Revenue Improve Y/Y

Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. The bank reported a total revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter-a 3-percent increase over March 2016. On an adjusted basis, net profit for the quarter was $920 million, when compared with $852 million in the previous year period. Read More »

Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron gets in line to vote

It seems that the conservative Francois Fillon will soon do the same. Speaking after the polls were released Ms Le Pen told the public: "You have the choice of an alternative, a true one". "We will win!" Le Pen supporters chanted in her election day headquarters in the northern French town of Henin-Beaumont. In Paris , protesters angry at Le Pen's advance - some from anarchist and anti-fascist groups - scuffled with police. Read More »

Foreign Buyers to be Taxed in Ontario

Anyone obtaining a permanent residency or Canadian citizenship within four years of purchasing their home would receive a full rebate of the NRST. He said the federal government is investing more than $11 billion to build more affordable housing and rental units, and that his government would "work with cities to create stability". Read More »

American Airlines flight attendant suspended after video shows confrontation

However, Bob Ross, the president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, appeared to defend the American Airlines employee in a statement released to WFAA-TV. "We are deeply sorry for the pain we have caused this passenger and her family and to any other customers affected by the incident", the airline said, in part. Read More »

Trump unveils detailed new timetable for Mexico's border wall payment plan

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White House budget director Mick Mulvaney , took a bit more of a conciliatory approach saying , "We don't know yet", when asked whether Trump would sign a bill without funding for the wall. The Republican president's demand that Mexico pay for the border wall triggered a diplomatic crisis with the southern USA neighbor during the first week of his presidency. Read More »

Bullish Oil bets gain amid OPEC output cut

US crude futures tumbled following the EIA data release, off $2.7% to $51 a barrel. WTI was trading 30 cents lower at $52.35 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 10:34am London time on Tuesday. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries are cutting oil production 1.2 million bpd from January 1 for six months, the first reduction in eight years. Read More »

EI Group PLC (ETI) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

The company has market cap of $216.93 million. The Firm serves over four million residential and business clients under the TalkTalk and TalkTalk Business brands. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Credit Suisse. On Monday, March 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral". Read More »

Donald Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin

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The word "protectionism" also did not appear in the final statement of this week's meetings at the International Monetary Fund . Gone was a call for nations to "resist all forms of protectionism" that had been in an October communique. To lift the USA economy to growth of 3 percent or higher, up from the 2 percent rates seen in recent years, Mnuchin said the administration was focused on getting tax reform through Congress and also getting rid of unnecessary regulations. Read More »

Netflix nears 100m users but misses Q1 sign-up target

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For the quarter ended 31 March, Netflix claimed 98.75 million streaming video subscribers worldwide, adding 4.95 million new members in the three-month period. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings expected the next 100 million subscribers to come more quickly than the first 100 million. Based in Los Gatos , California, Netflix now has a market value of approximately $63 billion. Read More »

Syria War: Huge Bomb Kills Dozens Of Evacuees

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Syria has strongly denounced a deadly Takfiri bomb attack on buses carrying people from two Shia-majority villages in the northwestern province of Idlib, calling on the United Nations to hold responsible the countries that fund terrorists and provide them with weapons and ammunition. Read More »

ISIS Fighters, 1 Commander Killed In 'Mother Of All Bombs' US Attack

The 45th commander in chief permitted the Pentagon to drop its GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) on an ISIS-K (the Khorasan group) target on Thursday. Nangarhar's Achin district is a stronghold of the local Islamic State branch in Afghanistan , which US officials say is made up of mostly Pakistani and Uzbek militants. Read More »

Gov't will avoid measures that could boost demand for GTA housing: Morneau

The measures are aimed at cooling down a red-hot real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area, where the average price of detached houses rose to $1.21 million last month, up 33.4 per cent from a year ago. Progressive Conservative MPP Ernie Hardeman said the government is wrong if it thinks a new tax will address the concerns of those trying to get into the market. Read More »

Debenhams (LON:DEB) Receives 'Hold' Rating From Brokers At Deutsche

The stock decreased 7.69% or $0.0005 on April 20, reaching $0.006. The company had a trading volume of 486,888 shares. Among 29 analysts covering Antofagasta PLC ( LON:ANTO ), 5 have Buy rating, 12 Sell and 12 Hold. Jefferies maintained Talktalk Telecom Group PLC (LON:TALK) rating on Thursday, September 3. The Company's bank subsidiaries include Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company, United Bank & Trust Company (United Bank), First Citizens Bank (First Citizens) and Citizens Bank of Northern ... Read More »

Benching Hazard was part of plan: Chelsea coach Conte

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Twice Tottenham roared back with Harry Kane heading them level after 18 minutes and fellow England global Dele Alli making it 2-2 with a superb finish in the 52nd minute. Instead, the Blues are likely to gain a psychological boost from their victory as they look to maintain a four-point lead in the title race. Palace is a tough game, they have been in great form recently and it won't be easy, but we will fight until the end. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund Bus Bomber Suspected of Stock Market Scheme

The suspect stayed at team's hotel on the day of the attack on April 11 and reserved a room where he could clearly survey the area, prosecutors added. "He in total bought three different derivatives and gambled on falling stock prices". Dortmund lost the rearranged quarterfinal, first leg against Monaco 3-2 and were beaten 3-1 in the return for a 6-3 aggregate reverse. Read More »

Taliban kill at least 140 in base attack

Afghan officials put the death toll at 50, but security sources and survivors told AFP more than 100 were killed in the brazen and savage attack. The Nato-led military coalition deploys advisers to the base to train and assist Afghan forces but coalition officials said no foreign troops had been hurt. Read More »

Donald Trump Takes Aim At US Financial Oversight Law

The action plan promised large tax cuts for the middle class and businesses, a reduction of tax brackets to three from seven, simplified tax forms and an offshore profits repatriation tax holiday. "We'll be having a big announcement on Wednesday having to do with tax reform", he told reporters at the signing ceremony. Direct the Treasury Secretary not to use orderly liquidation authority to bail out insolvent financial institutions, reigniting the debate over a key provision of the ... Read More »

4/20 poll: Support to legalize marijuana at all-time high

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Most Americans don't believe the federal government should try to prohibit the sale or use of marijuana in the states that have legalized the drug. Sixty-five percent think marijuana is less risky than most other drugs. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN... The survey also determined that there are nearly as many marijuana users in the U.S.as there are cigarette smokers. Read More »

Cycling gold for Poland's Adrian Tekliński

Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands won bronze with 35 points. "Where I was conscious I didn't want to interfere too much or be seen to be getting in the way, they've been really opening and really welcoming", said Park, who says his knowledge has improved greatly. Read More »

US air marshal leaves loaded gun in airplane bathroom

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TSA would only confirm that it was aware of the incident and is reviewing the circumstances. The gun was found by a passenger, who fortunately handed it over to the flight crew. Delta and TSA wouldn't talk about the incident with CNN , only telling the news organization that they were aware that yes, someone just casually left a loaded gun on an airplane. Read More »

Canaccord Genuity Reiterated Wh Smith (LON:SMWH) As 'Hold'

They now have a GBX 540 ($6.71) price target on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc's price objective would indicate a potential downside of 9.58% from the stock's previous close. Deutsche Bank maintained Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) on Tuesday, May 31 with "Hold" rating. In CVMD, it is expanding its portfolio into the cardiovascular-renal area with late-stage assets, such as ZS-9 and roxadustat, as well as investing to explore the benefits of its SGLT2 and GLP-1 franchises in chronic kidney disease (CKD) ... Read More »

Foot Locker Shares Plunge As Company Slashes Guidance

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Foot Locker, Inc. has 131,233,000 shares which are now outstanding with shareholders and have a price of 75.76 bringing Foot Locker , Inc.'s market capitalisation to 9.94B United States dollars. It has a dividend yield of 1.62%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was first reported by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. Read More »

Georgia Democrat puts Donald Trump's popularity to the test in Congress vote

Ossoff has tried to walk a line between liberals looking for a chance to oppose Trump and Republicans who couldn't support him in November. But he fell short of the majority needed to win outright. Ossoff said on CNN that Trump was misinformed about his positions and that he was focused on issues affecting the region, not Washington. David Nir, political director for Daily Kos, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump has motivated a grassroots backlash that threatens ... Read More »

Economic Outlook: IMF projects Luxembourg growth slowdown

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The IMF last November agreed to provide Egypt with a three-year, $12 billion loan as part of an ambitious economic reform programme that includes levying new taxes and cutting energy subsidies. The IMF's Maurice Obstfeld told journalists that global growth will probably accelerate from a 3.1 percent annual rate in 2016 to 3.6 percent in 2018. Read More »

HDFC headcount takes setback in March

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ParticularsQuarter EndedYear EndedMar. 2017Mar. A Bloomberg poll had estimated a net profit of Rs 3,939 crore. "For the year ended March 31, 2017, the net interest margin was 4.3 per cent". In this regard, the bank may be reaping the benefits of digitisation besides growth in income. Investors still have unshakeable faith in HDFC Bank but they need to agree with Sukthankar's comment that the lender is not insulated in a challenging environment. Read More »

United passenger says he was threatened with handcuffs to give s

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Sometimes it happens because the airline needs room for employees who are commuting to work on another flight - that's what happened Sunday on United Express. When he introduced the plan last fall, Garneau said, "This will create a more predictable and reasonable approach that will ensure that Canadians understand better what their rights are as they travel by air". Read More »

Government shutdown is not 'a desired end,' says budget director Mick Mulvaney

That seems vastly unlikely, considering Mexico's presidents, past and present, have said there's no chance Mexico will contribute a dime to the barrier. The two leaders agreed the following day not to talk publicly about payment for the wall, the Mexican government said. "We don't know yet", Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, said on " Fox News Sunday ". Read More »

France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security

Polling stations in France opened at 8 a.m., although some overseas territories began the voting on Saturday, reports the BBC . Opinion polls point to a tight race among the four leading contenders vying to advance to the May 7 presidential runoff, when the top two candidates will go head to head. Read More »