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Qatar Calls on United Nations to Intervene in Violation of its Citizen Rights

It said Qatar is "promoting extremist thoughts and spreading chaos and disturbances across numerous Arab countries, resulting in big humanitarian miseries". The US President also said that it was ...

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Arab split: Qatar's isolation by its neighbours exacerbates Middle East tensions

Arab split: Qatar's isolation by its neighbours exacerbates Middle East tensions

Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' move, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting US forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security". Late on Tuesday, Qatar Airwa...

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Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

The proposal to privatize air traffic control has run into skepticism and opposition from Democratic senators and some Republicans. "Now it's time for the Senate to act and save Americans from thi...

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Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects U.S. into Arab crisis

At a separate briefing, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said the USA recognises that Qatar has made some great efforts to try to stop financing of terror groups, including prosecuting sus...

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China's exports rise in May as global trade outlook brightens

China's exports rise in May as global trade outlook brightens

According to China's Customs Bureau, exports grew by 8.7% from a year earlier in U.S. dollar terms, faster than the 8% pace of April and above the 7% increase forecast by economists. Industrial output...

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S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

Two US aircraft carriers, the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan , have recently departed the Korean Peninsula after conducting exercises there in what a US official described as a message t...

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German Industrial Production Rises in Sign of Strong Recovery

Production advanced 0.8 percent in April from March, when it dropped by revised 0.1 percent. Economists at Deutsche Bank lifted their forecast for German manufacturing output growth in 2017 to 1.5% ...

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Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure

As Trump ended his speech in Cincinnati , the Senate intelligence committee posted the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's opening statement, which provided readers with a blow-by-blo...

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EQT Midstream Partners LP (EQM) Cut to "Hold" at ValuEngine

One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Below is a list of Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:...

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Trump nominates new Federal Bureau of Investigation director day before Comey hearing

Trump nominates new Federal Bureau of Investigation director day before Comey hearing

But Wednesday, Coats and Rogers refused to answer questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee about conversations with Trump and whether he had asked either to intervene in the Russian Federation...

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Uber 'shared rape records with its boss'

Uber 'shared rape records with its boss'

Numerous other executives were also reportedly privy to them or had knowledge about these records. Amid hiring two female execs - Frances Frei from Harvard Business School and Bozoma Saint John f...

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Man United overtake Real Madrid to top Forbes football rich list

Man United overtake Real Madrid to top Forbes football rich list

The Spanish global started just 16 games in all competitions last season but still managed to score an impressive 20 goals to help Madrid win a sensational La Liga and Champions League double. Man...

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UAE Threatens Qatar Sympathisers With Jail

The ministry quoted UAE Attorney General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi making the warning, saying it came over Qatar's "hostile and reckless policy". While liberal compared to much of the Middle East, the UA...

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Ex-FBI Chief Comey says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe

But Comey refused to say that Trump was not under investigation because if that changed and Trump became a subject of the probe, he would have to say so in public. All questions on the Comey testimo...

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Circumstances ideal for rate cut by RBI, says Jaitley

Circumstances ideal for rate cut by RBI, says Jaitley

The MPC was formed in September past year to decide on the repo rate, at which the RBI lends to banks , and the stance of the monetary policy , with a clear mandate to get headline inflation down ...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan's Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim restrict SA to 219-8

Champions Trophy: Pakistan's Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim restrict SA to 219-8

Hasan Ali‚ who took 3/24‚ began a raid of 3/10 in his first four overs when South Africa's bolthole batsman‚ Faf du Plessis‚ dragged the fast bowler's second delivery onto his stumps. Sarfraz, when ...

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India's heaviest satellite GSAT-19 to be launched today

India's heaviest satellite GSAT-19 to be launched today

Another rocket will be turbo-charged into space today with its 3,136 kg payload (the GSAT-19 satellite) from India's space launch site in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It is a three-stage vehicle...

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US Crude Stocks Drop Sharply, But Massive Gasoline Build, API Says

US Crude Stocks Drop Sharply, But Massive Gasoline Build, API Says

This wasn't the case when OPEC first launched its oil price war in 2014 in a bid to recapture market share. According to Vivek Dhar, mining and energy analyst at the Commonwealth Bank, this sa...

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French leader Macron urges Gulf heads to defuse crisis

After the tweets , White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the USA was in communication with all parties to resolve issues and restore cooperation. Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abd...

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Here's Where You Can Get a Free Doughnut on National Doughnut Day

Here's Where You Can Get a Free Doughnut on National Doughnut Day

Bakers Dozen: Come in to get one free donut per customer on National Donut Day! National Doughnut Day was created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served the doughnuts...

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Qatar Airways ferries travellers home from Saudi

The move was triggered by the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain, that banned ships in their ports coming or destined for ...

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Saudi FM: Qatar is 'brother state' but 'doing the wrong thing'

Saudi Arabia , which along with several other Arab countries has severed ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting terrorism and links to Iran , has said that Doha was being kicked out of the coa...

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Trump proposes privatizing air traffic control

Trump proposes privatizing air traffic control

The fact is this is a proven, good-government reform that has been successfully done around the world in over 60 other countries, and will improve our aviation system for all of its users and all of o...

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Tuscaloosa County Schools operating 'Nutrition Ignition' mobile summer feeding unit

Tuscaloosa County Schools operating 'Nutrition Ignition' mobile summer feeding unit

More than 700 children are benefiting from participating in the Summer Meal Program offered through Dothan Leisure Services. "Thankfully, children can visit a Summer Feeding site to ensure they will...

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House committee issues more subpoenas in Russia probe

Farage, a Trump supporter and former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, said he had no Russian Federation connections. Oh yeah, imported nuisance Nigel Farage seems to be on the FBI...

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Oil price spills down as US output boost is expected

Oil price spills down as US output boost is expected

The EIA data showed that crude inventories dropped 6.4 million barrels, more than the 4.4 million-barrel drop forecast although a smaller drawdown that industry group the American Petroleum Institute'...

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Gulf crisis prompts Qataris to stockpile food

Gulf crisis prompts Qataris to stockpile food

Another Arab nation, Jordan, said after studying the causes of the crisis with Qatar it was downgrading its diplomatic representation and withdrawing licenses for the Amman bureau of the Doha-based ...

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Ex-FBI Director James Comey's prepared testimony released

Ex-FBI Director James Comey's prepared testimony released

The Republican National Committee seized on that element of Comey's testimony in a statement Wednesday, a potential sign of the rapid response the party is planning for Thursday's hearing. One of Trum...

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OPEC agrees to extend output curbs, but falls short of experts' expectations

In Vienna , the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and some non-OPEC producers on Thursday extended a pledge to cut 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) of output until the end o...

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Torn between Qatar, Saudi, Russia's in a bind in Gulf crisis

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United States intel chiefs 'never felt pressured to intervene' with Russian Federation probe

Two of the federal government's top intelligence officials testified Wednesday at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that President Trump had never pressured them to act in any way inapprop...

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How Does The Price Of Apple's New HomePod Compare To Its Peers?

Both speakers come with a built-in smart assistant. It was one of a string of updates unveiled during Apple's annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) conference - which included health-foc...

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Greenlight Capital INC Increases Holding in General Mtrs Co (Call) (GM)

Greenlight Capital INC Increases Holding in General Mtrs Co (Call) (GM)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vetr raised General Motors Company from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and s...

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Third London attacks suspect reportedly Italian-Moroccan

Seven people were killed and dozens injured in the attack on London Bridge and the Borough Market area of central London on Saturday night. The attackers, wearing fake suicide vests, were shot...

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Sizzling Sonny Bill Offload Sets Up Sensational Blues Try Against The Lions

The Lions botched the ideal chance to set their tour up and running by throwing away a potentially priceless victory against their first Super Rugby opposition. But 30 minutes into the Kings Park ...

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