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Brexit 'divorce bill' from European Union to be settled ahead of trade talks

Brexit 'divorce bill' from European Union to be settled ahead of trade talks

The UK agreed to settle the issue of citizens" rights , borders and the so-called "divorce bill' with the European Union before discussions over trade begin, when formal Brexit negotiations finally got under way in Brussels on Monday. Britain, the EU's biggest financial market, was leaving the bloc in 2019, raising the prospect of an abrupt cut in cross-border links without a new trade deal. Read More

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All banks pass this year's stress tests

All banks pass this year's stress tests

The Fed said the losses would reduce the banks' high-quality capital from 12.5 percent of its loans in the fourth quarter previous year to 9.2 percent at the end of 2017. That is much better than the 4.5 percent threshold that regulators demand, and an improvement on the 8.4 percent common equity tier 1 capital ratio assessed a year ago. Read More

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have been heightened by dozens of North Korean missile launches and two nuclear bomb tests since the beginning of past year in defiance of U.N. The university's chancellor said the arrest was not connected to PUST and that Kim had been involved with other activities, including helping an orphanage. Read More

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Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

She's the associate attorney general, which makes her third in command at the Justice Department behind Rosenstein and Sessions. Mueller also has expansive powers to investigate any matters that develop from his initial investigation. The Post reports the other members include: 'former national security adviser Michael Flynn , former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Carter Page, who was listed as a foreign-policy adviser for the campaign'. Read More

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Amazon-Whole Foods deal could speed grocery transformation

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could speed grocery transformation

Astrachan noted, saying the company will likely maintain that approach as it looks to build market share in groceries. He raised his price target on Whole Foods to $45 after the Amazon deal was announced. Additionally, the focus of FedEx and UPS is B2B volume, with traditional e-commerce accounting for a relatively small proportion of their businesses. Read More

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Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it would buy online men's fashion retailer Bonobos Inc for $310 million, in its fourth e-commerce deal in under a year, as it seeks to bridge the gap with e-commerce leader Amazon .com Inc. "Limited-assortment" grocers, such as Kettering's Trader Joe's - stores that typically sell private-label goods and less variety in general - are growing quickly now. Read More

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Oil drops, roiled by bearish USA crude inventory report

In its regular Monthly Oil Market Report , OPEC said its May crude output pace rose by 336,000 barrels per day to just over 32.1 million. Inventories rose by 2.75 million barrels in the week to June 9 to 511.4 million, according to the American Petroleum Institute report, compared with expectations for a decrease of 2.7 million barrels. Read More

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Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw

They were like a heavyweight boxer and we were middleweight, which we expected. And it seems his kind words prompted a positive reaction from the world of social media, with one fan writing: "Dignity, well said Wayne, back soon". "I think we had three down with cramp as well". Scotland survived an earlier stoppage-time scare when Gordon saved Eric Dier's free kick but Stuart Armstrong gave the ball away as the hosts broke, and the ball was in the net seconds later. Read More

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Oracle goes 2-1 to take lead in America's Cup qualifiers

Oracle Team USA lead into mark two with Peter Burling rounding right on the transom of the American boat, sailing towards the right hand lay line on the hip of Oracle, eventually tacking away. "It was a day where it was really easy to make mistakes", said Spithill, who led Oracle to a rousing comeback win over Emirates Team New Zealand in the 2013 America's Cup on San Francisco Bay. Read More

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Analysts At Berenberg Reiterated Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) As Buy

Analysts At Berenberg Reiterated Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) As Buy

The firm has "Neutral" rating by TH Capital given on Wednesday, August 5. 03/04/2017 - StatPro Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at N 1 Singer. Vitec Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 485.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 941.00. They now have a GBP 193.00p price target on the stock. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Haitong Securities given on Monday, November 16. Read More

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GSEB SSC Class 10 result 2017 declared @ gseb.org

GSEB SSC Class 10 result 2017 declared @ gseb.org

All the students appeared for the 12th Board exam should be ready with the hall ticket number and name to get the results on the official website. In the a year ago, the overall pass percentage of the students is 88.73%. Firstly, directly type www.gseb.org in the browser and look for the link at the website that says "GSEB SSC March 2017 examination results". The results will be put up at the official website for informing the students, while the physical mark sheets will be provided to the ... Read More

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Was Montana's wild House race a Trump test? Not so much

Steve Bullock by a narrow margin on the same day. Democrats have held the governorship in Montana since 2005, and one of the state's two US Senate seats since 2007. "I should not have responded the way I did". "That is an impact for our rural communities and our health care, and that's one area where we really hear people saying , 'This isn't what we signed up for, ' as far as taking away our health care and giving tax cuts to rich guys". Read More

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Idaho, 42 other states reach $33 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Idaho, 42 other states reach $33 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson

The Complaint filed today by the State of Vermont alleges that Defendants, acting through McNeil, violated Vermont's consumer protection law by misrepresenting their cGMP compliance and the quality of their OTC drugs. The medicines included brands such as Tylenol, Motrin, St. Joseph Aspirin, Sudafed, Benadryl, Rolaids and Zyrtec. Santa Fe, NM- This morning, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that New Mexico will receive $453,474.16 from a settlement with Johnson & Johnson ... Read More

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Fake news hack in Qatar triggers media blackout, rebuke from Arab neighbors

President Donald Trump . The retracted story also had quotes attributed to Tamim that stated that Qatar has good relations with Israel and that there is no wisdom in making an enemy out of Iran, the Middle East Eye reported. It declined to comment further. In addition, the hacked Twitter account contained a false story in Arabic apparently from the country's foreign minister, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, about Qatar withdrawing its ambassadors from several nearby countries. Read More

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Sensex, Nifty up after GST tax rates are announced

Sensex, Nifty up after GST tax rates are announced

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 30,638.88 points, traded at 30,574.27 points (at 12.45 p.m.) - up 109.35 points or 0.36 per cent from its previous close at 30,464.92 points. BSE healthcare was down by 1.64 per cent, BSE Auto index closed down by 0.77 per cent, BSE Bankex was down by 0.61 per cent, BSE Oil & Gas was down by 1.28 per cent, BSE Realty was down by 1.29 per cent and BSE Metal was down by 0.56 per cent. Read More

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Greece appeals to creditors to approve debt relief measures

The 39-year-old also argued for debt relief in 2015 when he was economy minster under then president Francois Hollande - the only minister who did "everything possible" for this, according to former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Without the money, Greece would struggle to meet its obligations and would again face another brush with bankruptcy, as it has done on various occasions over the past seven years, most recently in the summer of 2015. Read More

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AT&T workers strike in Evansville and across the country

If an agreement can't be reached quickly, retail stores in several states will likely shut down this weekend as well. AT&T workers are on strike across the country, including in Berks County. Out on Long Island, Teamsters Local 812 members went on strike April 23, when the company cut drivers' wages by 30% and ended the workers' pension. Read More

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Forex - Trump concerns send yen, Swiss franc to multi-week highs

Forex - Trump concerns send yen, Swiss franc to multi-week highs

The dollar's index against a basket of six major currencies .DXY =USD dropped to 98.063, essentially giving up all of the gains it made after Trump's election victory in November. Early Asian markets such as Australia .AXJO are set to lead the region higher, with metal and oil shares in focus. "Until Friday, markets had been focusing only on the bright side of the USA economy". Read More

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Former SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive will leave Tesla

Tesla's vice president of global infrastructure operations, Cal Lankton, will absorb Rive's role as head of sales and operations for energy products. "My skill set and what I love doing is starting and running companies", Rive said. Rive's responsibilities will be distributed among Tesla leadership, Tesla said. Over the next decade, SolarCity expanded rapidly with innovative no-money-down financing schemes and a vast sales and installation operation. Read More

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Crude prices hit 5-month lows as glut fears weigh

They have collapsed 9.3 percent this week, sliding to the lowest level since November 15 past year - two weeks before OPEC signed a six-month deal to curb production aimed at easing a global glut. Rosneft PJSC, Russia's largest oil producer, said first-quarter profit climbed 8.3 percent as the effect of higher crude prices was offset by a stronger ruble and production cuts. Read More

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South African opposition seeks review of Zuma cabinet shuffle

South African opposition seeks review of Zuma cabinet shuffle

Zuma allegedly relied on an intelligence report when he sacked former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas after recalling them from a road show with overseas investors. A legal review could potentially find Mr Zuma's reasoning for the reshuffle unlawful, which is what the DA wants. "There is a another ratings agency that is going to make an announcement about whether to downgrade South Africa, and we are hoping that the court can play with us in reviewing the ... Read More

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Google to pay 306 million euros additional tax to Italy

Google to pay 306 million euros additional tax to Italy

Rome alleges Google routed more than EUR1 billion in Italy-based revenue to its office in Ireland, where tax rates are far lower. Last year Google also agreed to pay the Treasury £130m for around ten years of underpaid taxes in the United Kingdom, in a deal announced by the then-Chancellor George Osborne which was widely criticised as being too lenient. Read More

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Podcast: Can 'Bachelor' Chris Soules avoid jail time for fatal crash?

Podcast: Can 'Bachelor' Chris Soules avoid jail time for fatal crash?

Soules was arrested early in the morning of April 25, about five hours after the crash that killed Kenneth Mother, who was an acquaintance of Soules and his family, Hollywood Life said . As we previously reported, Mr. Soules is now trying to have the felony charge for the fatal accident he was involved in dismissed as the reality TV vet supposedly did "everything right" following the crash. Read More

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Florida drinking water ranks among nation's worst, study finds

Florida drinking water ranks among nation's worst, study finds

The problem is more pronounced in smaller and rural communities: Water systems that serve 500 people or less made up more than 50 percent of all health-based violations in 2015. Enforcement could become even looser if President Trump's proposed 31 percent cut in EPA funding is implemented, the NRDC said. According to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention, more than 19 million Americans get sick every year from drinking contaminated water. Read More

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