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General Electric announces retirement of CEO Jeff Immelt

General Electric announces retirement of CEO Jeff Immelt

John Flannery , president and CEO of the conglomerate's health care unit, will take over the post in August. Immelt, who took over from the legendary Jack Welch , oversaw major deals such as the 20...

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Turkey can play positive role in solving Qatar crisis

Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci will accompany Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on his visit to Qatar on Wednesday amid the diplomatic row in the Gulf region. Qatar said it will continue t...

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China, US agree aim of

China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearization

He died shortly after his release, on June 19, 2017. Yang later met with US President Donald Trump in the White House, where they also discussed North Korea , Xinhua reported . "At least I know ...

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Majestic Wine PLC (MJW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

Therefore 27% are positive. Panmure Gordon maintained it with "Sell" rating and GBX 115 target in Thursday, January 21 report. AlphaValue maintained Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) rating on Thursday, August 2...

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Carclo plc (CAR) Price Target Raised to GBX 200 at Peel Hunt

Smithfield Com, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 662 shares. Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0% invested in Centrica PLC (LON:CNA). Amer Invest Svcs Inc holds 0.85% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc (N...

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Trump congratulates newly-elevated Saudi Arabian crown prince

The king's decision to remove the previous crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, capped more than two years of changes that have erased decades of royal custom and reordered the power structure insi...

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Uber CEO Steps Down In Response to Investor Demands

Uber CEO Steps Down In Response to Investor Demands

The letter, entitled "Moving Uber Forward", was delivered to Kalanick in Chicago and demanded an immediate change in leadership. Uber CEO and lactation meditator Travis Kalanick has resigned a...

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Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar — Geographic analysis

Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar — Geographic analysis

Mergermarket's Lim says the first challenge for Amazon is how to successfully run a physical supermarket chain. And so we will be joining a company that's visionary. What exactly might these innovat...

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Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

Up to 5 inches of rain, more in isolated areas, fell Saturday in the Houston metro region but the storm system covered a stretch of the state extending from West Texas into North and East Texas. The s...

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China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

Here, the inclusion of North Korea might also interest both the sides to come to a conclusion on the recent matters with the United States by North Korea. for the denuclearization of the peninsula a...

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Sigma Capital Group Plc (SGM) Insider Sells £240000 in Stock

They now have a GBX 398.00 PT on company. Investors sentiment is 1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.35, from 0.46 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 60 investors sold VZ shares while 658 reduced holdings. It has a 19.9...

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The New Apprentice: President Trump's EO Says "You're Hired"

The Trump Administrations budget slashes support for federal job training by 40 percent for disadvantaged adults, dislocated workers, and at-risk youth, ends the Senior Community Service and Employm...

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Torn between options, what can China do to rein in North Korea?

Torn between options, what can China do to rein in North Korea?

Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclea...

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U.S. dollar nurses losses as Trump investigation, weak USA data overshadow Fed

Not all observers agree though and plenty are sticking with the view that a further Fed rate hike is inevitable later this year. The Federal Reserve is also likely to raise rates at least one more t...

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Congress-led opposition names Meira Kumar as Prez nominee

Opposition parties Thursday picked a former parliament speaker from India's lowest Dalit caste as their presidential candidate, pitting her against the ruling party's hot favourite Ram Nath Kovind -...

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Dennis Rodman takes credit for Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea

His family blames the North Korean authorities for his death. On Friday, North Korea denied accusations that it had mistreated Warmbier. Days after USA student Otto Warmbier died, North Kore...

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Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Captain and reigning Ballon d'Or holder, Cristiano Ronaldo put Portugal in front with a well struck penalty after 33 minutes. The lead was doubled six minutes later as Ricardo Quaresma played...

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Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Only three survivors - a couple and their one-month-old baby - have been found since heavy rain brought down a side of the mountain early Saturday, officials said. China's national weather observatory...

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Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal

Whole Foods has a corporate culture that prizes inclusive decision-making, such as allowing workers to vote on benefits every three years and disclosing executive pay. At least one customer was concer...

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Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens

Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens

Four of the five towers at Chalcots Estate were evacuated following news that they had similar cladding to the material which exacerbated the Grenfell Tower fire in Kensington earlier this month, ...

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It's so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can't take off

As temperatures climbed into the triple digits across the region, major airlines were forced to delay or cancel flights out of Las Vegas and Phoenix airports, citing difficulty in operating aircraft...

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Blazers draft Purdue big man Caleb Swanigan at 26

Blazers draft Purdue big man Caleb Swanigan at 26

Having struggled with his weight, Swanigan transformed his body and averaged 18.5 points and 12.5 rebounds during his sophomore season, and was named Big Ten Player of the Year. Anunoby also has a bro...

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Official urges limited Fed role in addressing USA inequality

Official urges limited Fed role in addressing USA inequality

A more important reason for the Fed to raise rates further is the United States government's plans to implement accommodation on the fiscal side, in the form of tax cuts and greater budget spending, a...

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Trump Signs Executive Order on Apprenticeships

But the NRA is responsible for one of the relatively few existing apprenticeship programs and a year ago, the organization's educational foundation was awarded a contract by the U.S. "The goals of thi...

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Canaccord Genuity Trims Hydrodec Group plc (HYR) Target Price to GBX 4

The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, December 18 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Hold" rating by Pivotal R...

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Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

There are also guest houses in the village. The landslide swept over more than 60 homes as dawn broke in Xinmo, a remote village in north Sichuan province. According to reports, the village which wa...

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The Donald Trump-shaped hole in Queen Elizabeth II's speech

In an apparent sign of recognition that she must seek a broad consensus for any Brexit deal, Mrs May said getting European Union withdrawal right will mean securing "a deal which delivers the result o...

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee after chase

While they were on the run , the pair allegedly stole five vehicles, robbed two homes, tied up and terrorized an elderly couple; and led police on a chase where speeds reached 100 miles per hour, off...

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Syria hotline for US and Russia still in use

The United States Aircraft shot down the Syrian Jet that belonged to Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad's government forces. The militants who survived the attack were later killed in airstrikes. T...

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Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

Brian Sandoval. Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, 2017, by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate. It "would have a profoundly negative impact on...

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Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confed Cup semi-final berths

Last October, in front of 50,000 Mexican fans in Nashville, the All Whites went down 2-1 to El Tri in an impressive performance. Mexican media said the chant was also heard at matches at home to...

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S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

Until then, the South had been barred from deploying ballistic missiles with a range of more than 300 kilometers, or 186 miles, and a payload of more than half a ton because of concerns about a region...

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White House answers request with Trump tweet

White House answers request with Trump tweet

The U.S. administration then warned the Kremlin a number of times against further interference in the election , including in a conversation between Obama and Putin. In a statement to NBC News ,...

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Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

The Georgia race claimed national headlines of late. Pelosi spoke out Thursday to address calls for her to step down as party leader in the House chamber. "And I'm not sure that that's there yet...

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5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

Sen. Chuck Schumer, deeming his fight a matter of "life and death", vowed Friday "to use every single ounce of energy that I have" to defeat the Republican health care bill to repeal Obamacare . ...

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