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Amazon unveils Echo Show with touchscreen, video call capabilities

The Amazon Echo Show is available for pre-order in Black and White color variants. It's called Echo Show and it can be yours for $229.99. According to Amazon's product page , Alexa voice callin...

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UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests

US Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood said on Tuesday China's leverage was key and that it could do more. South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo told parliament that Sunday's test-launch was "suc...

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Here's Why Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Trending These Days

Here's Why Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Trending These Days

Sabal Trust CO now owns 9,156 shares of the healthcare product maker's stock worth $387,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the last quarter. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 11th. ...

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Nawaz, Trump meeting expected on May 20

Critics of the deal say it has left Washington and the worldwide community unable to enforce United Nations-passed efforts to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. For America to treat th...

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Global Geo-political Series Trump-Erdogan hints at new era of relations

Global Geo-political Series Trump-Erdogan hints at new era of relations

Erdogan has argued that YPG's ties to the Kurdistan Workers' Party make it likely that any US weaponry supplied to the Syrian Kurds will eventually end up in Turkey, in the hands of the outlawed PKK. ...

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Bank of England Bets on Smooth Brexit

Earlier the BOE held interest rates at a record low of 0.25% and left its QE programmes unchanged, while also trimming growth forecasts marginally, dropping its 2017 forecast from 2% at February's I...

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South Korea warns on North's tests

South Korea warns on North's tests

Harris, head of the United States Pacific Command, based in Hawaii, said North Korea is "closer to being able to deliver a nuclear-equipped missile anywhere in the world" and called for further coor...

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Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program

Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program

This is not play time. "It is similar to North Korea's backdoor malicious codes", said Choi. The US envoy also held out the prospect of direct talks with North Korea if Pyongyang puts an end to mi...

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BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given "Buy" Rating at Citigroup Inc

BHP Billiton Ltd. concedes that its investment in USA shale plays was poorly timed but wants to make a go of it with cost-cutting and increased efficiencies. -Australia structure. Mackenzie gave a s...

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Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

Gen. Michael Flynn and said to Comey, 'I hope you can let this go'". "That's what he did". The disclosure also risks harming his credibility with US partners around the world ahead of his first over...

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Comey firing: Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Comey firing: Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the President engaged in "routine sharing of information" and nothing more. Yes, the president said, he had given information to the Russians. White Hous...

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Chinese rappers warn S. Korea on US missile defense system

Chinese rappers warn S. Korea on US missile defense system

He also said the North's nuclear and missile capabilities seem to have advanced rapidly recently but that the South was ready and capable of striking back should the North attack. The missile traveled...

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Korea hints at further nuclear, missile provocations

Korea hints at further nuclear, missile provocations

The statement from the U.N.'s most powerful body said its 15 members agreed to "take further significant measures including sanctions, in line with the council's previously expressed determination". "...

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Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Trump is also planning to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and the G-7 summit in Sicily. According to Trump's aides, the trip is designed as a symbolic show of resol...

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Sotheby's sells pink, blue diamond earrings for about $51M

Sotheby's sells pink, blue diamond earrings for about $51M

The 14.54-carat "Apollo Blue" is the largest gemstone in its category ever to be auctioned and has been cut and polished to a pear shape. The diamonds - a blue diamond named Apollo and a pink diam...

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Chelsea Manning freed after 7 years in prison

After being forced to serve her sentence in jail for leaking classified secrets about the USA military as a man, the transgender Chelsea Manning , 29-years-old, is finally "ready to be able to live a...

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Barclays PLC Reaffirms Equal weight Rating for Moneysupermarket.Com Group PLC (MONY)

About 2.92 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 20.79% the S&P500. This was disclosed to clients in a note on Tuesday, 16 May. The Company's Mountain segment operates over 10 mountain resor...

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The dollar's Trump bump has vanished

The dollar's Trump bump has vanished

Reports that Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into his former national security adviser have raised questions over whether obstruction of justice charges could be laid agains...

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Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY)

Higher than expected comps mean higher margins as well, the combination of higher revenues (versus estimates) and higher margins (versus estimates) was enough to generate an earnings per share number ...

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PNB's Q4 standalone net profit at Rs 262 crore

PNB's Q4 standalone net profit at Rs 262 crore

Shares of Punjab National Bank on Tuesday rose by 4.5 percent after the company reported a net profit of Rs 261.9 crore for the three months to March 2017. Net NPAs were trimmed to 7.81 per cent aga...

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Oil prices up 2% after deal to extend supply cut

And last week, the USA government raised its domestic-production estimates for this year and next. Among the most active oil names of the day, Hess Corp. "Preliminary consultations show that everybody...

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3D printed ovary implants produce healthy offspring

The printed ovarian scaffolds were implanted into mice whose own ovaries had been removed earlier. They mated naturally and gave birth to two pups each. Three mothers with bioprosthetic ovaries foster...

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BT Group plc (BT) Given "Neutral" Rating at Macquarie

About 238,848 shares traded. It is down 2.91% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.82% the S&P500. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lowered their price objective on shares of In...

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American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) PT Set at $19.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) PT Set at $19.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

Investors wait American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) to report on May, 17 before the open. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.17 earnings per share, down $0.05 or 22.73 % from last...

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China's Xi seeks to rewrite global trade rules as USA retreats

In scale and ambition, it is like no other project in human history, as Beijing aims to connect its industrial heartland to Western Europe via mega land-based and maritime trade and transport routes...

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European Union alarmed by U.S. laptop plans

European Union alarmed by U.S. laptop plans

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and "a number of" European ministers was set for the meeting later on Friday". If the ban is imposed, computers would be checked as luggage. "It will take m...

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Saudi Arabia, Russia Push to Extend Oil Output Cuts Until March 2018

Saudi Arabia, Russia Push to Extend Oil Output Cuts Until March 2018

Oil prices jumped 2 per cent yesterday after the energy ministers of the world's two biggest producers, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, jointly said that a crude production cut needed to be exten...

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Experts say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks

South Korean companies, from automakers to retailers and cosmetics firms, have been hit in China by a nationalist backlash over Seoul's decision to deploy the system. Disarmament Ambassador Wood told ...

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Central banks approve clearing agencies for bond connect

Central banks approve clearing agencies for bond connect

Initially, foreign and Hong Kong investors will be allowed to trade in China's interbank bond market, the so-called northbound trading link. The regulators said the launch date of the scheme will be...

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All Blacks confirm 2018 Japan test prior to Europe trip

All Blacks confirm 2018 Japan test prior to Europe trip

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph said the game would be a "wonderful occasion" to help his team develop prior to the event. The announcement was made with New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English in a...

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Oil takes heart from decline in U.S. stocks

Oil takes heart from decline in U.S. stocks

Hope seems to be rising for Nigeria and other oil producers as oil prices rose more than 3 per cent on Wednesday, bolstered by the biggest one-week drop in USA inventories so far in 2017. Oil output i...

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North Korea: A land of few computers and many hackers

In China, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she had no information to share , when asked about the origin of the attack and whether North Korea might be connected. Europol said the situa...

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Made-in-China midsize passenger plane C919 finally takes off

Comac says more than 200 Chinese companies and 36 universities have been involved in research and development of the C919. The first large Made-in-China passenger jet today made its maiden test flig...

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Haley: Dialogue if N. Korea Suspends Nuke Process

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says North Korea is intimidating the worldwide community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks. "We are not aware of payments that hav...

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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

Researchers have said that some of the code used in Friday's ransomware, known as WannaCry software, was almost identical to the code used by the Lazarus Group, a group of North Korean hackers who u...

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