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Tapwrit rallies to win the Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit rallies to win the Belmont Stakes

While Irish War Cry was carving out fractions of 23.88, 48.66, and 1:14.01, Tapwrit and his rider Jose Ortiz were content to sit behind the pacesetters in third place just a couple of lengths be...

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Tricky conditions as players begin third round of US Open

That was a 10-shot improvement on his second round and left the 26-year-old on eight under par as he seeks to turn his Ryder Cup heroics into individual success. "Looking forward to the next two days"...

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Grenfell Tower death toll reaches 30

Cundy added that the death toll could rise. He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately. Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday becaus...

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Maharashtra BJP ready for mid-term elections, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra BJP ready for mid-term elections, says Devendra Fadnavis

He is a on a 3-day tour of Mumbai ahead of the Presidential polls scheduled for July 17. According to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) officials, the party President Mr. Speaking to the media, T...

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U.S. moves to seize another $540m of Malaysia's 1MDB fund

U.S. moves to seize another $540m of Malaysia's 1MDB fund

The Justice Department says more than $4.5 billion has been stolen from the fund known informally as 1MDB. This time a year ago, USA prosecutors filed civil asset-forfeiture suits against more than ...

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Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open

Open, the lowest round to par in the 117-year history of the tournament, Justin Thomas was asked what he might say to Johnny Miller when he sees him. "You can have a really fast start and just get...

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Uber CEO takes leave of absence amid probe into workplace culture

Kalanick has announced in a separate letter to employees he would be taking a leave of absence from the company. "During the interim period, the leadership team, my directs, will be running the...

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Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?

Whole Foods Market started in 1978, and employees about 87000 people in its roughly 460 stores across the US, UK and Canada . In this month's Texas Monthly, Mackey said of Whole Foods invest...

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Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b

Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b

But despite the Whole Foods acquisition and, by extension, the potential technology Amazon could implement in brick-and-mortar outlets, the company said it now has no plans to automate the jobs of...

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Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment on the issues Gingrich and others have raised. "You and I agree that the American people deserve a full accounting of attempts to meddle in b...

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United Kingdom treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

Arriving for a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Philip Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is that we should prioritize protecti...

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Robert Mueller Won't Be Fired Without Cause

The White House distanced itself on Monday afternoon from the speculation sparked by Ruddy, who told PBS's Newshour that Trump was "considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "If ther...

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Future of program to protect young immigrants in the USA uncertain

The other policy, known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA, was written in 2014 to protect illegal immigrant parents with children who are USA citize...

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British police arrest seventh man in London Bridge attack probe

The three terrorists who carried out the attack were identified as Youssef Zaghba, Rachid Redouane and Khuram Butt . "I have not seen this tactic in the United Kingdom before, where terrorists...

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Shire PLC (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

The stock has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, January 12. On Tuesday, March 21st, Justin Hughes sold 81,250 shares of SThree Plc stock. Its down 0.03, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. It dr...

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Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him

Trump kept up his criticism of the investigations, writing on Twitter, "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any ...

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Senate Votes to Make it Harder for Trump to Lift Russia Sanctions

Senate Votes to Make it Harder for Trump to Lift Russia Sanctions

The Senate signalled it's ready to expand sanctions against Russian Federation amid a probe into its meddling in the U.S. presidential election, and to let Congress review any move by President Donald...

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Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing

At the December meeting with Kislyak, Kushner suggested establishing a secure communications line between Trump officials and the Kremlin at a Russian diplomatic facility, according to USA officials w...

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Oil output to expand faster than demand in 2018: IEA

Then on Wednesday, the International Energy Agency said in a report that output growth among non-OPEC members such as the USA would outpace the increase in demand. Energy Information Administration ...

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Jeremy Corbyn writes Theresa May damning letter about her Grenfell Tower response

Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police told a press conference the number may change but those believed to have died when the London tower block went up in flames is now in double figures...

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Is the Fed ready to consider lifting its inflation target?

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday lifted its fed funds rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1% to 1.25%. "If we base our outlook for inflation on these actual data, we shouldn't have raised rates...

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Amazon to buy Whole Foods for US$13.7b

Amazon will gain a footprint of 456 supermarket stores in North America and Britain with the acquisition of Whole Foods , boosting its delivery capacity and allowing it to compete directly with Unit...

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Uber's Senior VP Exits Company

Uber's Senior VP Exits Company

Downward spirals in tech don't often end well. Holder's recommendations reportedly included firing Emil Michael , Uber senior vice president and one of Kalanick's closest allies. Given how the ...

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UK Police: 58 Dead and Presumed Dead in London Blaze

He said police will release images and video from inside the tower tomorrow, pending the approval of Grenfell families. The first victim to be formally identified was Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-...

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Hot and mostly dry Saturday, storm chances return for Father's Day

Severe weather is low, but any storm would likely have lightning, downpours, and some brief gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Monday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 80s...

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Conservative Leader: Special Counsel Mueller To Leave?

After speaking with President Donald Trump about the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said special prosecutor Robert Mueller can't be trusted and C...

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The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

Cosby faces another defamation lawsuit from Dickinson, along with a sexual harassment claim from Judy Huth, who alleges Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1974, when she was 15. Another victim, Linda K...

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Bill Cosby Rape Case Ends in Mistrial

Cosby remains free on bail. In late 2014, dozens of women went public with accusations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them over the course of his lengthy comedic career. Prosecutors vow...

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Queen praises a country `resolute in the face of adversity´

Queen praises a country `resolute in the face of adversity´

Many have blamed the fire's fast spread on the exterior cladding used in the building's recent £10 million refurbishment. So hoorah for her Majesty the Queen, who praised the country for dealing so ...

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Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, said: "Fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings are being reviewed and double checks are being made to ensure remedial work re...

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KASHKARI: The Fed is repeating its mistakes of the 1970s

KASHKARI: The Fed is repeating its mistakes of the 1970s

Retail sentiment continues to point lower and the marked increase in long-exposure from yesterday and last week highlights further strengthens the bearish outlook- That said , look for a reaction as ...

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Bill Cosby sexual assault trial ends in mistrial

Bill Cosby sexual assault trial ends in mistrial

On Saturday morning, all jurors agreed that there was " hopeless deadlock that can not be resolved on further deliberations", BuzzFeed News reported. In the deposition , Cosby claimed the pills ...

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Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

It also served as the host of the American Petroleum Institute board meeting in March - an event that drew two members of Trump's Cabinet - while also making the family company a considerable fee. The...

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Brazil football legend Pele to attend Confederations Cup opener

Brazil football legend Pele to attend Confederations Cup opener

Saturday 24 June: New Zealand v Portugal , 5pm; Mexico v Russian Federation, 5pm. New Zealand are appearing at the Confed Cup for the fourth time , although the All Whites are still huntin...

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US accuses Chinese company of money-laundering for North Korea

The bank headquartered in Shenyang, China is barred from the US financial system under global sanctions . Mattis was referring to China participating in a recent unanimous vote in the United Nat...

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