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Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA title

McCullough, 25, who started the day as Miss District of Columbia , then linked health care access to job creation, leaving the impression that those without a job were not entitled to coverage. Durin...

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Oil rises 2 pct after Saudi and Russian Federation back longer

Brent crude oil was up 20 cents at $52.02 a barrel by 1010 GMT (6.10 a.m. ET). USA crude, West Texas Intermediate (WTI), also rose by $1.46 to $49.30. "In our view, it also suggests that they beli...

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EasyJet share price heads south as airline's first-half loss widens

EasyJet share price heads south as airline's first-half loss widens

Shares in the airline nosedived 6% to 1237p as the City remained unconvinced that strong summer bookings would translate into a bounce in profits for the year to September. EasyJet will this summer...

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Greek seamen and journalists go on strike

Wednesday's general strike is expected to affect services across the country, from schools and hospitals to public transport. Air traffic controllers have said they will join the strike on Wednesday...

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Amazon's new Alexa speaker has a screen too

Amazon's new Alexa speaker has a screen too

This essentially enables customers to work on a number of things like attending video and voice calls, that too with other Echo devices. The Amazon Echo Show will be released on June 28 , 2017 fo...

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Home Depot's profit, comp sales beat amid strong housing market

HD has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $148.00 target price on shares of Home Depot and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturda...

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The FTSE 100 has broken its record all-time high

The FTSE 100 has broken its record all-time high

Higher oil prices helped lift commodity-related stocks, with Anglo American, Antofagasta, Glencore, Royal Dutch Shell and Tullow Oil climbing 1-3 percent. Small-cap security firm NCC Group (LSE: NCC....

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Elliott ratchets up pressure on BHP to rethink petroleum business

The rebranding comes at a sensitive time for the company, with US-based hedge fund Elliott Advisors, a significant shareholder, pushing for a restructure of the business, arguing as much as 50 per cen...

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Snap shares plummet 22% after first earnings report since IPO

Snap shares plummet 22% after first earnings report since IPO

Its stock fell as much as 25% in after hours trading Wednesday, erasing almost all the gains since it went public at $17 a share. It's not unusual for tech startups to post many years of losses as...

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Crude Inventories Drop Sharply, As Imports Decline EIA

United States inventories fell by 5.2 million barrels last week to 522.5 million, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported, the sharpest fall since December. "Adding to the positive to...

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Microsoft calls for 'urgent collective action' after major global cyberattack

Also hit were Deutsche Bahn, the Russian Central Bank, Russian Railways, Russia's Interior Ministry, Megafon and Telefónica. That prompted the company to issue another patch on Friday for olde...

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Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

The New York Times and other media followed up, also citing anonymous sources. At the time , CNN agreed to withhold key details , including the name of the city where the threat was detected,...

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United Kingdom consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

Many economists say the impact of the fall in sterling on consumer prices will be felt more strongly in the coming months, and the central bank expects inflation to peak at almost 3 percent by the end...

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Ford to cut 10 percent of global workforce, WSJ reports

Ford to cut 10 percent of global workforce, WSJ reports

Ford has approximately 200,000 employees worldwide. Net profit was not only hit by lower sales, but also by costly recalls and rising prices for steel and other materials. But Ford and other USA ...

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Oil up on falling U.S. inventories

But questions remain about the effectiveness of OPEC-led cuts, with OPEC member Libya saying production now exceeded 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) for the first time since 2014 and could rise to 1.2 m...

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Oil Jumps as Saudi Arabia Voices Support for OPEC Deal Extension

London's FTSE 100 hit a fresh record high on Monday, spurred by a rally in oil prices after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said that a crude production cut would be extended. In addition, USA oil...

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Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

It's been confirmed that one small HSE-funded healthcare facility in Wexford has been impacted by the ransomware. Many of those victims will be businesses, including large corporations. Sir Michael to...

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Malaysia's clogged oil shipping lanes underscore failure to reduce glut

Malaysia's clogged oil shipping lanes underscore failure to reduce glut

But the market is getting a bit "jittery" as countries decide whether to extend those cuts, he said. Brent , the London-traded contract against which most of the world's crude is priced, closed below...

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Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.59/share and a Low EPS of $0.56/share. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.24% of the company'...

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Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale

Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale

Toshiba is depending on the sale to recuperate from the billions lost in its now bankrupt United States nuclear unit. Toshiba described the financial results it released Monday as "projections", ...

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Southampton 0-2 Arsenal: Match Report & Player Ratings

The Gunners are big favourites to come out on top, but it's been seven years since they've won away to the Potters. With three games in hand, they are now fifth on the table, with 66 points, with fo...

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Deliveryman takes pizza to riders on stalled Amtrak train

Deliveryman takes pizza to riders on stalled Amtrak train

Video shows the dedicated deliveryman walking along the tracks near a creek to find the customer and deliver the pies. He tells The Associated Press that his driver cut through a backyard, stepped dow...

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Diesel emissions contribute to thousands of early deaths

Diesel emissions contribute to thousands of early deaths

For the paper, the researchers assessed 30 studies of vehicle emissions under real-world driving conditions in 11 major vehicle markets representing 80 percent of new diesel vehicle sales in 2015. H...

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Singapore sovereign fund GIC pares UBS stake at a loss

Singapore sovereign fund GIC pares UBS stake at a loss

UBS shares fell 1.3 percent to 16.61 francs in Zurich, erasing earlier gains. GIC was one of the first sovereign funds to pump billions into Western banks, which were rocked by the financial crisis ...

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KSA, Russia agree oil output cuts until Mar 2018

The increase, OPEC said , represents the biggest increase among countries within the oil producers' group. On Monday, the market took a more positive tone as crude oil prices jumped more than 2% to...

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US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Trump intends to visit the wall, and the envoy insisted the visit would be private, saying Israel doesn't have jurisdiction to demand that he go with Netanyahu . On the campaign trail, Trump voice...

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Buses off roads in TN

Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar said the government has sought the help of the Southern Railway to compensate for the lack of public transport. Buses are the main means of transportation for mos...

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Oil prices search for new ceiling on production agreement

Analysts are expecting Opec to extend the agreement for another six months when the cartel meets later this month, and there appears to be a consensus emerging among nations involved in the original p...

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Can we really trust China?

Can we really trust China?

Pence (C) delivers a speech on board the USS Ronald Reagan on April 19, 2017. Like the USS Carl Vinson , both vessels are more than 1,000ft long, and capable of carrying about 100 aircraft. YOKOS...

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Sold Stock Before Fox Fired Bill O'Reilly

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Sold Stock Before Fox Fired Bill O'Reilly

Berkshire Hathaway will file an update its USA stock holdings on Monday, but CEO Warren Buffett already announced one of the biggest changes the company made in the first quarter. But no 13F is more a...

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Another local election buoys Merkel's party ahead of German national vote

The Christian Democratic Union's victory in North Rhine-Westphalia, home to more than a fifth of German voters, is a resounding confirmation for Merkel, 62, and boosts her standing before a series of ...

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'Super Thursday' Results: GBP/EUR Exchange Rate Slumps to 1.1850 on BoE Dovishness

Economists expect the BoE will trim its growth forecast for this year to account for the weak first quarter, but otherwise its economy and inflation projections will look similar to those from three m...

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Oil price tumbles on fears of oversupply

Oil price tumbles on fears of oversupply

But by 10:30am EST, oil prices began to lift, with WTI trading up 1.43 percent on the day at $46.17 and Brent Crude trading up 1.51 percent on the day at $49.11-still below that important $50 thre...

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Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT) Buy, Hold or Sell?

Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA acquired a new position in shares of Weatherford International Plc during the first quarter worth approximately $100,000. They now have a Dollars 6.5 price target on the stock...

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J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) Receives Neutral Rating from Citigroup Inc

J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) Receives Neutral Rating from Citigroup Inc

Finally, Hodges Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in J C Penney Company by 33.1% in the first quarter. It now has negative earnings. The Company's business consists of selling merchandise a...

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