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Gold inches up from 8-week low as dollar slides

Gold inches up from 8-week low as dollar slides

Globally, gold prices firmed up 0.24 percent to Dollars 1,230.90 an ounce in Singapore after pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election. "Gold has lost its appeal as ...

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Hong Kong stocks rise to fresh 21-month high despite China slump

Hong Kong stocks rise to fresh 21-month high despite China slump

On a monthly basis, the CPI climbed 0.1 percent. The producer price index (PPI), which measures costs of goods at the factory gate, rose 6.4 percent year on year in April, down from 7.6 percent in...

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Oil slides below $45 as United States shale confounds Opec

Oil slides below $45 as United States shale confounds Opec

Some analysts, however, expect Opec members to extend production cuts later this month, although the prospect of deeper cuts appeared slim. Some analysts, as quoted by Reuters, believe the downwa...

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David Dao & United Airlines Reached An

David Dao & United Airlines Reached An "Amicable Settlement"

Dr. Dao's legal team also announced Thursday they've reached a settlement with United for the incident on April 9th. Republic Airways, United's regional partner which operated the flight that ...

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Trump's plan to cut corporate tax would be profit tailwind

Buffett mentioned those hurdles again on Monday, particularly one that prevents foreign firms from fully owning companies in India. Warren Buffett is considered one of the world's greatest investors...

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Federal government relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches

Federal government relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches

The changes, announced Monday by Sonny Perdue , President Trump's Secretary of Agriculture, will offer schools more flexibility, as the School Nutrition Association , a consortium of food manufact...

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Spurs, Rockets try to wake up NBA's sleepy second round

Spurs, Rockets try to wake up NBA's sleepy second round

Nene suffered the groin injury in the first quarter of Sunday's Game 4 win over the San Antonio Spurs. Taking advantage of the Spurs' porous defense, especially in transition, the Rockets knock...

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President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

Commentators and elected officials were quick to note that the firing comes as the FBI is investigating any Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and any Russian ties to Trump associates. Representat...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals in National Hockey League playoffs Game 7

They've shown some impressive resilience over the past two games, avoiding elimination with dominating wins. The Pittsburgh Penguins have lost four straight games when allowing more than two goals. Ea...

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New photo of Princess Charlotte released ahead of birthday

The couple released a similar photograph of Charlotte past year to celebrate her turning one. For Charlotte's first birthday, mom Kate got behind the camera to take the sweet pictures, which showe...

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Coach to buy rival Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

Handbag maker Coach Inc. has been looking for an acquisition for months now, as it looks to turn around its business in the ever-slow handbag market. The handbag and accessories maker said Monday it...

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Syria And Israel's Rocky Relationship Might've Just Gotten Worse

That depot, they said, was used by Hezbollah - jihadis backed by the Syrian regime. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had "said that whenever we receive intelligence that indicates an intention to...

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Tunnel with nuclear waste collapses in Washington state

Tunnel with nuclear waste collapses in Washington state

A 20-by-20-foot section of a tunnel used to store contaminated equipment at Hanford has caved in, and was discovered during a routine inspection this morning, according to the Department of Energy ....

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US House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

The bill bars ships owned by North Korea or by countries that refuse to comply with United Nations resolutions against it from operating in American waters or docking at US ports. "North Korea should ...

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Kochie's verdict on the Federal Budget

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said the Budget was an "attempted by failed catch-up with Labor" when he faced Ms Sales soon after Mr Morrison."Whether it is health , where they have not fully unwound t...

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Trump Abruptly Fires FBI Director James Comey

Trump Abruptly Fires FBI Director James Comey

President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to R...

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Warren Buffett To Shareholders: 'We Messed Up By Not Investing In Amazon'

The Oracle of Omaha is bullish on Apple's flagship iPhone product. According to FactSet, Berkshire Hathaway is UAL's largest shareholder with a more than 9 percent stake. Buffett said he still bel...

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Messing with NAFTA: 14 million American jobs are on the line

Messing with NAFTA: 14 million American jobs are on the line

He said that he had received calls from the two countries' leaders asking him to "renegotiate Nafta rather than terminate". The U.S. dollar dropped 0.6 percent on its Canadian counterpart and 1 perc...

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Nisaba Godrej to take over as Godrej Consumer chairperson

Nisaba Godrej to take over as Godrej Consumer chairperson

Nisaba who has been touted as one of the youngest chairpersons in corporate India will take it upon herself to handle a consumer goods major that has a consolidated revenues of Rs 9,600 crore, accordi...

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Rashford can fill Zlatan's boots - Lingard

Rashford can fill Zlatan's boots - Lingard

We tried to win the match but we missed chances, but the team played well. "If Celta was fighting for important things in La Liga we would go in same circumstances, but I can not go with the same te...

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China Launches first Domestic Jetliner

Previously, Comac had said that 21 customers had placed orders for more than 500 planes by the end of 2016 and that it expected sales to exceed 2,000 in the near future. China's first amphibious aircr...

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Belligerent Justice Karnan sentenced 6 months jail

Belligerent Justice Karnan sentenced 6 months jail

The top court ordered Bengal DGP to arrest Justice Karnan immediately. "The Supreme Court viewed Justice Karnan's efforts as contempt of court and issued notice against him for allegedly degrading t...

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Ravaged by Vulture Funds, Puerto Rico Files for Biggest-Ever US Bankruptcy

Wall Street investment banks issued hundreds of Puerto Rico municipal bonds to take advantage of the triple feature that made the Caribbean Island's debt exempt from federal, state, and local taxes,...

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Republicans argue that they won plenty in bipartisan spending agreement

Trump's embrace of a government shutdown came days after he accused Senate Democrats of seeking a shutdown and obstructing majority Republicans during recent budget negotiations. While it failed to in...

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Online boost for William Hill

Online boost for William Hill

Hill's retail gaming net revenue also rose 4pc, suggesting betting machines remain an important factor for its high street business. Australian revenues grew an impressive 41% as amounts wagered sur...

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City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

Both provinces have been grappling with the impact of heavy spring rainfall. The inundation has affected 146 Quebec communities and created more than 1,500 evacuees. Residents and soldiers worked ha...

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Canada's Quebec battles floods; police search for toddler, man swept away

Canada's Quebec battles floods; police search for toddler, man swept away

Mayor Hans Gruenwald Jr. said evacuation was mandatory in some areas and firefighters were going door to door to make sure people left their homes. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre said city officials a...

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Apple launching $1B fund to boost to USA jobs market

Cook also said Apple plans to fund programs that could include teaching people how to write computer code to create apps, and will release more details about the effort this summer. During the last ...

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Coach Buys Kate Spade

Coach Buys Kate Spade

Kate Spade , a favorite in the entry-level designer category, is known for fun, millennial designs which have expanded into bedroom necessities and even kitchen essentials. To Reuters , Luis said: ...

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Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen

Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen

She later told France 2 television: "Nothing in either Mr Macron s policies or his behaviour suggests the slightest proof of love for France", and insisted, "We are going to win". "They're preparing f...

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center

It was first contracted launch for National Reconnaissance Office and SpaceX chose to finish it with landing attemptof the first stage. The facility supported the first Saturn V launch (Apollo 4),...

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Euro slides as dollar strengthens and Macron's rally loses steam — FX Focus

Euro slides as dollar strengthens and Macron's rally loses steam — FX Focus

Pro-EU centrist Macron topped 66% against just under 34% for far-right Marine Le Pen in the second round of voting on Sunday, delivering a result that most investors were hoping for. Traders have alre...

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ASEAN makes concession to China

Patron said the non-inclusion of these thorny matters in the ASEAN Chairman's statement only meant to reflect what took place during the leaders' meeting. The Philippines challenged the legality of Ch...

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Fatah Official to Hamas: We're A Bigger Enemy Of Israel

Fatah Official to Hamas: We're A Bigger Enemy Of Israel

Haniyeh's election comes shortly after Hamas unveiled a new, allegedly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's worldwide isolation. Last week, Hamas unveiled a series of additions...

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Collapse larger than thought at nuke waste site

The tunnel in question may itself contain items that were used when the plant was operating and which remain contaminated . A spokesperson said there was no evidence any radioactive materials had b...

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