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Bank of England sees sharper inflation and slower growth in 2017

The bank also warned that it may need to hike up interest rates sooner than the market thinks. In the last comments before the pre-election purdah, Michael Saunders effectively outed himself as with...

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FURIOUS Fernando Alonso leaves Spanish Grand Prix track: He's playing TENNIS instead

FURIOUS Fernando Alonso leaves Spanish Grand Prix track: He's playing TENNIS instead

The two-time world champion isn't competing in the race as a public relations stunt, but rather, he's trying to showcase his talents in a way he now can't in F1. Obviously I don't have 100 per cent co...

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Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

Trump bypassed more traditional options for a first presidential commencement speech , like the University of Notre Dame, instead sending Vice President Mike Pence . Next week, Trump will leave for ...

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Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev

Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev

Ireland have won most often - seven times in all - following by Sweden. Firebrace was selected by the broadcaster SBS and Australia's Eurovision delegation to perform; Nissen competed for her ent...

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None of Amazon's Echo devices support call blocking

In nutshell, they have got the access to that speaker in your home. Based on another response from Amazon, it appears that if you wish for this mass import to not happen, the contacts would have to ...

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JetBlue Now Involved in Passenger-Crew Incident

JetBlue Now Involved in Passenger-Crew Incident

The Burke family told WABC-TV that the cake, which was initially stored in the overhead bin, was deemed a security risk. That's when the Burkes were removed. "When she told me I had been non-compl...

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Donald Trump to visit Middle East on first official trip

Donald Trump to visit Middle East on first official trip

One senior White House official said Trump was invited by Saudi leadership specifically because of statements he has made about his desire to defeat Islamic extremism. He said they will seek new c...

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Competition to Boeing-Airbus as China's first Jetliner completes maiden flight

Of course, the majority of the orders were from government-run companies like Air China, China Southern and China Eastern Airlines. China's first large domestically made passenger aircraft has compl...

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North Korea conducts yet another missile test, ratcheting up tensions

Pyongyang has carried out dozens of missile tests under ruler Kim Jong-un, but the launch Sunday was the first since Moon took office last Wednesday. It impacted "so close to Russian soil ... In Was...

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BoE unlikely to hike rates until after Brexit deal finalised

The earnings result is not expected to directly impact the Pound, but slowing wage growth and rising inflation could cause a wage squeeze. And while inflation hit a higher-than-forecast 2.3% in Febr...

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Korea: North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile

The Sunday launch was the first since President Moon kicked off his five-year term in South Korea four days ago, replacing impeached leader Park Geun-hye, who is jailed awaiting a corruption trial. On...

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Inauguration Day: Macron to Become France's New President

Inauguration Day: Macron to Become France's New President

The official result of the vote was proclaimed in a ceremony Sunday at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris by the president of the Constitutional Council, Laurent Fabius . He also listed "the e...

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Where the global cyberattack has hit hardest

Lord Paddick, Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said: "We need to get to the bottom of why the Government thought cyber attacks were not a risk, when a combination of warnings and plain common ...

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Kentucky Derby prediction: Pick from an expert who won eight straight doubles

Kentucky Derby prediction: Pick from an expert who won eight straight doubles

The pressure was on the New York-based Pletcher, whose Derby record of one victor from 45 previous runners was much talked about prior to the race on Sunday morning (AEST). "He responded right away", ...

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President Trump: James Comey Was a 'Showboat' and 'Grandstander'

In Thursday's interview, Trump blasted Comey as a "showboat" and "grandstander". "You know that, I know that. Am I under investigation?'" Trump said. Rosenstein's recommendation, which the White Hou...

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Switching sides, BlackRock helps pass climate resolution at Occidental (BLK, OXY)

Switching sides, BlackRock helps pass climate resolution at Occidental (BLK, OXY)

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of OXY. Bollard Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum by 0.9% in the third quarter. This represents a $3.04 annua...

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Less than picture ideal: Snap slumps on slowing user growth

The number was below analysts' expectations and year-on-year growth also slipped to 36 per cent from 48 per cent in the previous quarter. The company's shares fell more than 20% in after-hours tradi...

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OPEC sees much higher oil supply from rivals in 2017

OPEC's production last month fell by 18,000 barrels per day, according to secondary sources cited in the report, to 31.73 million barrels per day. In recent market action, light, sweet crude futures...

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Bank of England: interest rates may need to rise before late 2019

In its quarterly Inflation Report, the Bank of England revised down its full year growth forecast for 2017 slightly to 1.9 per cent, from 2 per cent previously. That shift will be driven by the trade-...

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Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

Trump praised the trade deal in a tweet Friday morning. Despite Trump's threats, the volume of United States exports to China makes the prospect of a trade war unpalatable to Washington, too. Be...

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North Korea open to US talks under conditions

North Korea open to US talks under conditions

North Korea launched two missiles in October past year from an air base in Kusong on North Korea's west coast, on the other side of the country from the usual intermediate-range Musudan test site near...

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Abcam Plc (ABC) Given Hold Rating at Stifel Nicolaus

It has outperformed by 19.81% the S&P500. The firm now has a GBX 1750.00 target on the stock. Imperial Brands PLC has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of GBX 4,165.71 ($53.88)...

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Donald Trump Is Right About The Budget

The agreement makes the USA "stronger and safer", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in statement, because "it acts on President Trump's commitment to rebuild our military for the 21st century and bolster o...

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China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

China plans to import $2 trillion of products from countries participating in its Belt and Road initiative over the next five years, Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said. Mengal further said that Pakist...

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U.S., China Strike Trade Deal On Beef, Poultry And Natural Gas

U.S., China Strike Trade Deal On Beef, Poultry And Natural Gas

It's been almost 14 years since China banned imports of USA beef following the December 23, 2003 announcement that a Holstein cow had been diagnosed with BSE. -China Economic Cooperation 100-Day Pla...

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Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

The ransomware, called WannaCry, locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of them, CNN Money reports . The National Hea...

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Next expose will force Kejriwal to quit, says Kapil Mishra

Next expose will force Kejriwal to quit, says Kapil Mishra

He also created ripples when he claimed that he had seen Kejriwal accepting Rs 2 crore in cash from Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain. Earlier, in a letter, Kapil told Kejriwal, "Someone told me if thes...

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BOE votes 7:1 - GBP falls

Mr Carney said consumers were beginning to feel the pinch as the pound's plunge since the Brexit vote has pushed up prices. Despite BOE governor Mark Carney warning only last February of the "twists...

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Bank of England Says Smooth Brexit Could Mean Faster Rate Increases

The Bank also expects inflation will be higher than previously expected; peaking at 2.8% this autumn. "Monetary policy can not prevent either the necessary real adjustment as the United Kingdom move...

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Trump adds trips to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, G7 summits

Although the kingdom is a long-time USA ally, Trump will be the first president since Jimmy Carter not to visit Canada or Mexico first. From the White House Rose Garden, Trump said he would go to ...

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James Comey 'not anxious about any tapes' despite Trump's Twitter

Among a string of tweets sent out early Friday morning, President Donald Trump threatened to stop daily White House press briefings. Critics have assailed Trump for dismissing the Federal Bureau o...

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Analysts At Piper Jaffray Indicated Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) As Hold

Analysts At Piper Jaffray Indicated Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) As Hold

Atlantic Securities upgraded shares of Kohl's Co. from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $36.00 to $42.00 in a research report on Thurs...

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What we know about the Hanford nuclear emergency

What we know about the Hanford nuclear emergency

The U.S. Department of Energy says the incident caused the soil above the tunnel to sink between 2 and 4 feet (half to 1.2 meters). Officials detected no release of radiation and say there were no w...

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OBOR huge security threat to India: Defence experts

To provide more funding for Belt and Road cooperation, China will also encourage financial institutions to conduct overseas yuan fund business with an estimated amount of about 300 billion yuan, Xi ...

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Mobile Plans To Launch The First Nationwide 5G Network By 2020

Mobile Plans To Launch The First Nationwide 5G Network By 2020

AT&T is moving forward with a type of 5G that actually uses the company's LTE infrastructure, producing only minor speed enhancements, not the 20-fold increase in throughput being claimed by 5G advoca...

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