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Fed minutes: Officials back reducing bond holdings this year

Fed minutes: Officials back reducing bond holdings this year

Minutes released on Wednesday from a May 2-3 meeting showed members of the Federal Open Market Committee , which sets the benchmark United States lending rate, believed the time would "soon" be right...

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U.S. stocks extend rally to fifth day as tech companies rise

U.S. stocks extend rally to fifth day as tech companies rise

S&P 500 e-minis were up 0.5 points, or 0.02 percent, with 91,965 contracts traded. Wall Street has priced in a almost 79% chance of a 25-basis-point increase to the federal funds rate when the FOMC m...

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AT Bancorp Takes Position in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)

Edge Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.12% of its portfolio in ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Current year EPS projections for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc . Alexion Pharmaceuticals, I...

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Cabinet clears Strategic Partnership model for private manufacturing in defence

Cabinet clears Strategic Partnership model for private manufacturing in defence

Jaitley said on Wednesday the country's defence preparedness necessitated that weapon systems were largely procured and manufactured indigenously. Indian firms Larsen and Toubro Ltd, Ashok Leyland L...

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Trump sticks to the script on first trip abroad as president

Reports had not alleged, as Trump seemed to imply, that the president had directly revealed the source of the intelligence to be Israel , rather that he had provided information that could poten...

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CBO report: Revised Obamacare bill would make 23 million uninsured by 2026

The CBO and Joint Committee estimate that in 2018, 14 million more people would be uninsured under the American Health Care Act (AHCA) than under the existing law. As NPR's Susan Davis reported...

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Jersey Oil and Gas PLC (TRAP) Rating Reiterated by Arden Partners Ltd

The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, April 6. N+1 Singer maintained Abzena PLC (LON:ABZA) on Tuesday, February 21 with "Corporate" rating. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal C...

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Stolen Headphones And Scratched LED Screens Reported After Maiden Tejas Express Run

Stolen Headphones And Scratched LED Screens Reported After Maiden Tejas Express Run

According to railway officials, Tejas Express, after its very first trip, returned with headphones stolen, infotainment screens damaged and waste strewn all over. The window glasses were found broke...

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Thank You, Australia, for the Avocado Latte

Thank You, Australia, for the Avocado Latte

And while - unlike the pavlova - we're prepared to let Australia take the credit for the Avolatte , one crafty New Zealander has already come up with a Kiwi twist on the drink. The avolatte is a perf...

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Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

The new elect swept 133 votes and two abstentions over his main rival Nabarro who only secured 50 votes in an election eligible 185 member States of the total 194 WHO's member States cast ballots. P...

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Brazil's top court releases testimony linking president to bribes

Brazil's top court releases testimony linking president to bribes

The revelations, in documents released by the country's Supreme Court, came a day after the court said Temer was being formally investigated for corruption and obstruction of justice. The scandals t...

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Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

The government has trimmed its growth target for this year to about 6.5 percent after it expanded 6.7 percent last year, the slowest growth rate since 1990. More than two hours after the announcement ...

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Trump's first foreign visit starts in Saudi Arabia, then Israel

Trump's first foreign visit starts in Saudi Arabia, then Israel

The president's address was the centerpiece of his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, his first overseas trip since his January swearing-in. Mr Netanyahu added that US-Israeli intelligence co-operatio...

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Melania Trump appeared to bat Donald Trump's hand away - again

Melania Trump appeared to bat Donald Trump's hand away - again

As Daniel pointed out, Trump came face to face with a major symbol of Israel's occupation during his journey to Bethlehem this morning "when his motorcade sped through a gap in the Israeli separatio...

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Oil prices rise as market expects extended production cut

That means such sales would only average 110,000 barrels a day annually through 2027, 66,000 barrels a day in 2018-2020 and just 25,000 barrels per day this year, Goldman estimates. Norway's oil minis...

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Why The Russia Investigation Matters And Why You Should Care

Why The Russia Investigation Matters And Why You Should Care

The department appointed Mueller special counsel last week to ensure an independent probe, but an ethics rule limiting government attorneys from investigating people their former law firm represen...

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Trump tells Iran to stop funding, training 'terrorists and militias' immediately

CNN reported that Trump had not gotten much sleep during the first stint of his foreign trip. B'nai B'rith in a statement issued Sunday evening praised Trump for calling on Arab nations to join i...

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Trump Encourages Israel to Team Up With Arab Neighbors Against Iran

It says Tehran's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war, Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war and the Hezbollah Shi'ite political party and militia in Lebanon have helped ...

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Bolton: Trump's Saudi Speech a Good Start - Now Action Must Follow

Attention of the summit participants was drawn to the prevention of threats to peace, preservation of national and religious values and culture of all countries. That's because American Muslims are pr...

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Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome

The men (President Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner ) went to the men's prayer plaza while the the president's daughter Ivanka and the first lady went to the women's area, Haaretz reported . Dur...

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Oil pulls back slightly on low United States petrol stock draw

Saudi oil minister Khalid al-Falih "gave the thumbs up" when asked after one informal meeting if a nine-month extension had been agreed in principle, Reuters says. Meanwhile, the Opec is still debat...

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CBO: GOP health care plan would leave 23 Million uninsured

All in all, 51 million people under the age of 65 would be without coverage by 2026, including those now uninsured. Thousands of people in the state will lose health insurance and vital funding fo...

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South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

In January 2016, South Korea's military fired warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the border. "Such activities also build operational experience and unit capabilities with the sys...

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Moody's downgrading based on inappropriate methodology: China

It was the first time since 1989 that Moody's lowered its expectations regarding China. "We would also argue that markets had already priced in the risks arising from higher leverage and slower grow...

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Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led production cut

There are near universal expectations that an extension will be negotiated. "It would send the wrong message to the market", he added. This week's data release in the USA explains why: inventories r...

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SFO-bound United flight catches fire, evacuates

As WRBL sister station CBS2 in NY reported, total of 124 passengers and seven crew members were on board the taxiing United flight 1579 when the fire broke out in an engine on the right side of the ai...

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China stocks steady, small-caps offset Moody's downgrade

Financial Secretary Paul Chan said he strongly disagreed with the rating agency's decision to "mechanically downgrade" Hong Kong's local currency and foreign currency issuer ratings by one notch to ...

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UK economic growth revised down to 0.2% in first quarter

UK economic growth revised down to 0.2% in first quarter

The ONS said the slowdown was driven by consumer-facing sectors, such as retail and accommodation. In brighter news, business investment rose by 0.6pc to £43.8bn in the first three months of 2017 co...

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Budget office predicts House GOP bill would leave 23 million more uninsured

Budget office predicts House GOP bill would leave 23 million more uninsured

The Congressional Budget Office will release its assessment, or " score ", of the House GOP's revised health plan this afternoon. That's offset by provisions in the bill related to health covera...

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Oil on longest rising streak in more than a month

In December 2016, OPEC and non-OPEC producers reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices. OPEC now produces about ...

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Uninsured rise by 23 million under Republican health bill: forecast

That dollar figure was a considerable change from the original version of the bill that CBO said would have saved $337 billion, but lawmakers made a decision to spend back some of those savings on...

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Dixon robbed at gunpoint

Dixon robbed at gunpoint

Two boys, aged 15 and 14, were later arrested. The police report said two males ran away after the robbery and that Dixon's wife was also in the vehicle. Four-time 500 champ Rick Mears celebrated hi...

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Unidentified flying vehicle crosses military demarcation line

The Security Council late Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed "to closely ...

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Target (TGT) Reaches $53.90 After 8.00% Down Move; Atricure Has 1.31 Sentiment

Target (TGT) Reaches $53.90 After 8.00% Down Move; Atricure Has 1.31 Sentiment

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Target Corp.is -14.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -26.9%. 1ST Source Bank now owns 14,641 shares of the retailer's stock v...

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GBSHSE SSC - Goa Board 10th Result Declared at gbshse

GBSHSE SSC - Goa Board 10th Result Declared at gbshse

In March 2016, 20,814 students had given their SSC papers, which means about 700 fewer students gave the exam this year. According to the GBSHSE, the distribution of passing certificate/statement of G...

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