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Russia, Saudi Arabia keen to continue oil output cut

WTI futures for July delivery, the new usa pricing benchmark, were marked 0.1% lower from their Monday close at $50.60 while Brent crude contracts for the same month were seen 0.05% lower at $...

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Donald Trump calls for help in tackling 'Islamic extremism'

President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, describing a "battle between good and evil" r...

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Shell shareholders reject proposal for carbon emissions target

Shell shareholders reject proposal for carbon emissions target

Royal Dutch Shell had 276 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA)'s stock had its "overweight" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Barc...

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Lawmakers pledge full airing of why Comey was fired

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn appears to have lied about his foreign ties to Barack Obama-era investigators who were weighing whether to renew his security clearances, accord...

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Target to pay states $18.3M over hack

Target to pay states $18.3M over hack

At the time of the breach, Target operated 19 stores in Nevada. New York State will receive more than $635,000 from the settlement - the largest -ever multi-state data breach settlement, which inclu...

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Teen recounts 'horrible' scene: chaos, smoke, 'dead bodies' at Manchester concert attack

The hashtag #RoomForManchester began trending as a way for locals to offer shelter or transport to those who needed it. She and Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the opposition Labour Party, agreed to susp...

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Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts

Late past year, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and none-OPEC members reached a deal to cut production by 1.8 million barrels a day for six months, staring from January. The ...

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Wal-Mart profit beats estimates, sales fall short

Wal-Mart profit beats estimates, sales fall short

Net sales at Walmart International were $27.1 billion, a decrease of 3.5 percent. " We're moving faster to combine our digital and physical assets to make shopping simple and easy for customers ",...

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General Motors Company (GM) Earns

General Motors Company (GM) Earns "Market Perform" Rating from BMO Capital Markets

The institutional investor held 380,425 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $13.25 million, down from 1.05M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Instinet u...

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AT&T workers go on three-day strike

Marty Richter , an AT&T spokesman, said the company was offering the wireless workers wage and pension increases and called the willingness to strike "baffling". The company employs 268,540 workers...

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Heading to OPEC, UAE says backs output cut extension

The White House budget plan, released just after Trump left Saudi Arabia, the defacto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ), is seen as undermining OPEC-led plans...

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Trump budget slams safety-net programs for poor

My, how they hate military spending - unless it's of course used for purposes to advance social justice causes, like LGBTQ sensitivity training. But "it's a proposal whose time has come", Spoehr sai...

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Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

Investors wait Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE: HPE ) to report on May, 23. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.35 EPS, down $0.07 or 16.67 % from last year's $0.42 same quarte...

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Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

Former FBI director James Comey believes that President Trump was trying to influence him and the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, a source familiar wit...

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Rivlin thanks French victor Macron for stance against anti-Semitism

Rivlin thanks French victor Macron for stance against anti-Semitism

The former prime minister wants to run under the centrist president-elect's banner in the legislative elections . US stock futures pointed to a lower open on Monday after the French presidential ...

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Pres. Trump in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'

It comes as he contends with a raft of problems back home , including a special counsel investigating whether his associates colluded with Russian Federation. Trump has called an Israeli-Palestinian ...

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Ivanka Trump: I am excited to continue our trip in Israel

Trump's rhetoric wins hands down. With Trump's alternative approach, moderate religious leaders in the Middle East could now seek some agreement on divisive issues, especially terrorism. Arms sales ...

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Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump

Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump

Meanwhile, Walsh said that Trump's previous statements during his campaign for presidency showed that he deemphasized human rights and democratization in other countries. Mr Trump, whose unorthodo...

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Enda Kenny resigns as Irish Fine Gael party chief

He announced a year ago that he would not lead Fine Gael into another election but has delayed his resignation several times in recent weeks amid discussions about Brexit in Brussels. He added "Simon ...

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NewsAlert: British prime minister calls Manchester attack among Britain's worst

NewsAlert: British prime minister calls Manchester attack among Britain's worst

It claimed a "caliphate soldier managed to place a number of devices among a gathering of crusaders in Manchester, and detonated them". The 22-year-old added: "I was trying to get home from Manchest...

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South Korean troops open fire projectile North Korea

South Korean troops open fire projectile North Korea

The diplomats spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting had not been officially announced. The North later claimed that the test was a success and that its leader Kim Jong-un approved th...

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Shawbrook Group PLC (SHAW) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

N+1 Singer lowered shares of NCC Group PLC to a "hold" rating and set a GBX 138 ($1.80) target price for the company.in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Burberry Group PLC had its "hold"...

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Labor Department will avoid further delay of retirement savings rule

Labor Department will avoid further delay of retirement savings rule

On the same day Labor Secretary Acosta said there's no legal basis for delaying the fiduciary rule's implementation date of June 9, the Department of Labor said it will not actually enforce the fidu...

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Trudeau on Manchester explosion: authorities still seeing whether Canadians were affected

USA officials say some of the deaths deaths and injuries might have resulted from the ensuing stampede of thousands, reports NBC News. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald ...

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The Hill: Tuesday's Budget Release Features Historic Cuts

The Hill: Tuesday's Budget Release Features Historic Cuts

They're going to increase defense spending. The budget would also impose a 2 percent cut to all spending that must be approved by Congress each year for the next decade, excluding military program...

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19 dead in possible terrorist attack at Ariana Grande concert in England

Mr Corbyn said he was "horrified" by the incident. Greater Manchester Police said earlier via Twitter that they were responding to the scene of a "serious incident" at the venue and asked member...

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Tunnel With Nuclear Waste Collapses in Washington State, Prompting Evacuation, Emergency

Employees at the sprawling Hanford Site plant, located about 170 miles (275 kilometers) southeast of Seattle, were sent an early morning alert by management telling them to take cover and to "secu...

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Plea to blood donors after Manchester concert blast

She is now on her global 'Dangerous Woman Tour, ' with her next scheduled concert for May 25 in London. Grande's friend Hailee Steinfield tweeted an image of a black ribbon topped with a pair of Gra...

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Donald Trump's Invigorating Speech in Riyadh

He therefore chose the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the heart of the Islamic nation, for his first foreign tour. Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for influence across the Middle East, respectively backin...

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UNSC strongly condemns NK's latest missile test, warns additional sanctions

UNSC strongly condemns NK's latest missile test, warns additional sanctions

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launch conducted this past Sunday, May 21. North Korea agreed to freeze and eventually dismantle ...

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Spanish authorities detain ex-Barcelona president Rosell, wife in money laundering probe

Spanish authorities detain ex-Barcelona president Rosell, wife in money laundering probe

The arrests form part of an investigation into audiovisual rights sales, a police source said, declining to give further details. Rosell is the second former Blaugrana president to be arrested in re...

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Trump arrives in Bethlehem for Abbas meeting

What is the current state of the conflict? Trump was greeted with an extended standing ovation on Tuesday afternoon by a small audience of Israeli lawmakers and guests at the Israel Museum in Je...

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UK budget deficit widens more than expected as VAT revenues stall

UK budget deficit widens more than expected as VAT revenues stall

Economists had expected a slight fall. Such a slowdown could have a damaging effect on the Government's coffers, as it would recoup less Value-Added Tax on goods if households tighten their belts. P...

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Ford Announces 1400 Salaried Job Cuts

In March, he tweeted in celebration of Ford's plans to invest $1.2 billion and create 130 jobs in the expansion, much of which had been previously planned and announced. The company said most skill te...

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Trump In Saudi Arabia: 'This Is Not A Battle Between Different Faiths'

This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects or different civilizations". "We will be guided by the lessons of experience, not the confines of rigid thinking". "Drive them out of y...

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