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New Analyst Ratings For Stock Spirits Group (LON:STCK)

The company was downgraded on Friday, September 9 by BNP Paribas. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 13 report. Numis Securities maintained Grainger PLC (LON:GRI)...

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Retail sales down as consumers start to feel the pinch

Retail sales down as consumers start to feel the pinch

Over the three months to May, Food sales increased 3.2 per cent ton a like-for-like basis and 4.3 per cent on a total basis. On a total basis, sales rose 0.2 percent compared to a growth of 1.4 perc...

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Uber, Lyft service in upstate NY, Long Island to begin service

Uber, Lyft service in upstate NY, Long Island to begin service

He also wants to ensure the companies comply with laws that require equal accommodation. Uber and Lyft have 15 days to comply or face charges of contempt and other court-imposed penalties. Accordi...

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Gulf rift raises concerns over Nepali migrant workers

Meanwhile its bulging $335bn (£260bn) sovereign wealth fund has been quietly extending its economic empire across the globe. Saudi Arabia has reportedly closed all roads into Qatar, halting truckloads...

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Trade spat blocks EU-China climate statement

In January, China announced the suspension or cancellation of plans to build an additional 100 coal-fueled power plants. Both were key to the 2015 Paris agreement, which was signed by 195 countr...

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Trump's Twitter response to terrorist attack in London (2 letters)

Trump's Twitter response to terrorist attack in London (2 letters)

Trump's administration last week appealed to the Supreme Court , after lower courts had temporarily frozen the implementation of his order to consider whether it violates protections on freedom of re...

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Apple introduces power-packed iOS 11, wireless home speaker

Apple previewed its iOS 11 , a major update to its operating system. iOS 11 is the biggest software release for iPad, with powerful multitasking features, the Files app and more ways to use Apple P...

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San Francisco investigating whether Uber, Lyft are public nuisances

Having shared them under protest in the past, Uber now maintains that doing so is an invasion of driver privacy. An influx of cars driving for the two companies often clog San Francisco streets and ...

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Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , UAE and Egypt , among other countries, cut off all ties with Qatar on allegations that Doha supports terrorism and extremism. administration official said....

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Date for next OPEC meeting set for November 30

That would cut off about 2% of the world's oil supply over the remaining nine months of the agreement. Mike Rothman, head of integrated oil research at Cornerstone Analytics, is also convinced p...

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Malta elections: Labour Party declares victory

The National Force coalition placed second, with 44%. Also on Monday, the leader of the Nationalist Party, Simon Busuttil , announced he will resign following the defeat. Maltese voters flocked t...

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ExxonMobil Acquires Exploration Acreage in Equatorial Guinea

ExxonMobil Acquires Exploration Acreage in Equatorial Guinea

According to its oil ministry, Equatorial Guinea will start work on two main projects this year: Fortuna FLNG, Africa's first floating LNG plant; and the Bioko Oil Terminal, the biggest crude oil and ...

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Apple Homepod: A "breakthrough" smart speaker coming in December for £350

It is the first new device Apple has announced in nearly three years. The event will also see the tech firm discuss the next versions of software that power the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The...

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Trump Officials Push for Atlantic Oil Exploration Using Harmful Seismic Blasting

Trump Officials Push for Atlantic Oil Exploration Using Harmful Seismic Blasting

Such permits are required before the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gives the green light for such testing, which is conducted to find oil and gas deposits on the ocean floor. Industry representa...

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Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'

Instead, President Barack Obama committed the United States to cut its emissions by just 27%, relative to 2005, by 2025. The letter is called " We Are Still In " - as in, still in the Paris Acco...

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SA is in recession

SA is in recession

News of the disappointing GDP numbers released on Tuesday had a heavy impact on the rand, with the local currency weakening by over 1% across all major currencies. S&P and Fitch said last week risks t...

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MacBook Pro 2017: Apple hardly surprises many with minimal upgrades

The iMac Pro won't ship until December, but if you can't wait that long - or don't want to pay the US$4,999 base price tag (that's around £3,870 now, but who knows what the exchange rate will do t...

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Apple's iOS 11 won't play as nice with Twitter and Facebook

Music . Apple announced MusicKit, an API that lets developers integrate their services more tightly with Apple Music . The new iOS will now synchronize messages across iOS and macOS automatically...

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China's credit rating downgraded by Moody's from Aa3 to A1

Moody's Investors Service today significantly lowered China's long term local currency and foreign currency issuer ratings from Aa3 to A1, which means a change in outlook from stable to negative....

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Are Analysts Bullish Interserve plc (LON:IRV) After Last Week?

It has underperformed by 47.48% the S&P500. Among 19 analysts covering Royal Mail Plc (LON:RMG), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 10 Hold. Atalaya Mining Plc has GBX 239 highest and GBX 135 lowest targ...

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Oil prices drop amid glut concerns, U.S. withdrawal from climate deal

USA production rose for the 14th time in 15 weeks, by 22,000 barrels a day to 9.34 million. After shedding almost 3% overnight, USA crude futures on the New York Mercantile CLN7, +1.37% were recen...

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Datatec sells Westcon to US-based Synnex in $830m deal

Datatec sells Westcon to US-based Synnex in $830m deal

The Westcon International stake will be paid for with USD30.0 million in cash. The Fremont, Calif. -based distributor said it will pay an additional $30 million for a 10 percent stake in Westcon-Com...

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Jeremy Corbyn calls on Theresa May to resign over police cuts

In a speech in London she said "bureaucrats in Brussels" would think Christmas had come early over Labour's stance to accept any trade deal with the European Union. Metropolitan Police Commissio...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Worst bowling performance, says Steve Smith

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Worst bowling performance, says Steve Smith

Australia (squad): Steve Smith (captain), David Warner , Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood , Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Mitchel...

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Portland Train Attack Suspect Yells

Portland Train Attack Suspect Yells "Free Speech or Die" In Courtroom

The man accused of killing two men who were defending a pair of young women from his anti-Muslim tirade in the United States city of Portland appeared in court on Tuesday, where he disrupted pro...

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Passengers face more disruption at Heathrow following BA glitch

On Saturday night travellers spent the night sleeping on yoga mats spread on terminal floors after BA cancelled all flights leaving the London hubs, while disruption continued into Sunday with dozen...

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Analysts at Raymond James Give Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW) an Upgrade

For the next 5 years, Atwood Oceanics, Inc.is expecting Growth of -62.2% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -12.39% per annum. Stephens & Co. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased i...

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Meat producer's attorney: ABC reports nearly ended business

Meat producer's attorney: ABC reports nearly ended business

Beef Products is going after ABC for its 2012 "pink slime" coverage. The proceeding, expected to last a couple of months, is happening in Elk Point, S.D., a town with a population of just 2,000. AB...

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HomePod: Apple's first new product in years

Apple has unveiled a smart speaker to rival the Amazon Echo and Google Home as the tech giant said it wanted to "reinvent home music ". Apple showed the speaker working with Apple Music, but Ap...

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Range Resources Corporation (RRC) closed at $22.24 in the last trading session

Creative Planning owns 8,642 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. 127 were accumulated by Plante Moran Advsrs Limited. Paloma Prns Mgmt Communications reported 13,004 shares stake. An increasing ROE i...

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Susquehanna Issues an Upgrade on Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX) Shares. What's Next?

Boston Private Wealth LLC now owns 28,647 shares of the textile maker's stock valued at $656,000 after buying an additional 10,637 shares in the last quarter. The correct version of this report can be...

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Dakota Access Pipeline Starts Shipping Oil

And now, the Dakota Access pipeline is in full service, moving hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day. "This pipeline became operational today, yet it has already leaked at least three time...

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White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey

US President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan March 15, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington , DC, May 3, 20...

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Yanez trial: Opening statements likely Monday

Yanez trial: Opening statements likely Monday

Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged with manslaughter in the July shooting of Philando Castile . Reynolds discussed her relationship with Castile, and is expected to discuss the shooting during her c...

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Trump proposes privatising air traffic control

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association , a union that represents about 20,000 air traffic controllers, engineers and other workers, took a more measured tone. At a briefing for infrastructur...

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