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USA decides to impose 61 percent duties on POSCO steel products

The US government has levied a total of 13.38 percent tariff, a 9.49 percent anti-dumping duty and a 3.89 percent compensation duty, on products of Hyundai Steel. Last year, South Korean steelmakers exported 1.16 million metric tons of hot-rolled plates, worth about US$ 700 million, to the US. If a 3.89 percent anti-dumping duty and a compensation duty of 57.04 percent are finalized, POSCO will virtually lose its price competitiveness.

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Olympic Games - Dutch cyclist van Vleuten fractures spine in horror crash

Afterwards Emma [Johanssen, Sweden] said - just do it for Annemiek and I thought - yeah, that's right. I looked at that road furniture and thought, nobody can crash here and just get up. The 27-year-old finished fifth. But for Armitstead she knew it was going to be tough, and speaking after the race she said: "I stuck to my tactic".

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Rank And 888 Submit Offer For William Hill

All three parties are remaining quiet on the situation for the time being, but this follows confirmation from Rank and 888 in July that they were considering a joint offer, though made it clear that no formal bid had been made, while William Hill said it "would listen to and consider any proposal which might be forthcoming from the consortium".

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5 highlights of Raghuram Rajans last RBI policy

PHD Chamber of Commerce President Mahesh Gupta said "there is a lot of scope to reduce the repo rate as good monsoon is visible and inflationary expectations are benign". According to Diron, the larger than average monsoon rainfall will help maintain moderate food price inflation to keep the headline inflation rate within or close to target this year.

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US worker productivity falls in 2Q, causing annual decline

Unit labor costs by nonfarm businesses saw any increase of 2% as an annual rate during the spring, after dropping at a pace of 0.2% during the first three months of 2016. She described herself as "cautiously optimistic" but said it "would be helpful to adopt public policies created to boost productivity", such as promoting investment.

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Five-Day Railway Strike Disrupts Services In UK

SOUTHERN has claimed that one in five conductors turned up for work on the first day of the DOO strike, effectively defying their union the RMT. One tweeted: "The irony of the Southern Rail strike is that the usual service is so bad that I genuinely can't tell the difference".

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Horizon Pharma Inc. (HZNP) Rose Sharply On Better Than Expected Q2 Earnings

The P/S ratio is 3.68 and P/B ratio 2.41. The company holds earnings per share of -0.01 for the twelve months. This implies that the upcoming EPS would be 24.26% down year-over-year if the company meets the Street on bottom line. After the session opened at $44.74, the stock's price hit the top of $ 44.74 while it touched a low of $ 42.31. The previous close of the stock was called at $44.63.

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Iran confirms it executed nuclear scientist who spied for US

Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009, and turned up in the United States a year later, with U.S. officials saying at the time they had paid him some $5 million (4.5 million euros) for information about Iran's atomic program. Amiri was arrested upon his return and tried for treason. United States officials said he was to receive millions of dollars for his help in understanding Iran's nuclear programme.

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Michael Phelps to swim in fifth 200m butterfly Olympic final

Michael Phelps , 31, has two new additions to his cheering section at the 2016 Rio Games - his fiancée Nicole Johnson , 31, and baby boy Boomer , three months. Katie Ledecky won the women's 400m freestyle with a time of 3:56.46 - almost five seconds ahead of silver medallist, Britain's Jazz Carlin, with fellow American Leah Smith claiming bronze.

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Republican Senator Susan Collins: 'I Will Not Be Voting for Donald Trump'

A demonstrator stands on a chair and yells as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an economic policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club, Aug. Trump did not stop with shedding the stilted campaign dialogue that often frustrates voters". Detroit, with its devastated real estate market and dearth of jobs, has come to symbolize the nation's broader struggle to recover from the recession and restore manufacturing jobs.

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Kirkpatrick Chimes in on McCain-Trump Feud

A spokesman for Rep. Don Young, in response to a media inquiry, said while Young may not share the Khans' political beliefs, he would never question the pain or sacrifice of a Gold Star family. The trio each chided Trump for engaging in a flap with Khizr and Ghazala Khan , the parents of U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan , who was posthumously awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart after his death in 2004.

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UK man jailed for killing shopkeeper over Islam 'disrespect'

Ahmed, 32, pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow to the murder of the 40-year-old in March this year. Watching a clip featuring Mr Shah on his phone as he made his way to Glasgow, Ahmed was heard in a message saying: "Listen to this guy".

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Olympic Swimming 2016: Results and Highlights from Monday's Day 3

Phelps captured his 19th Olympic gold medal in the 4x100 meter US relay team victory over France. American Katie Ledecky swims in semifinals in the women's 400 meter freestyle at 2:51 p.m. History will be made as USA team member Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes the first American to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab. In addition to Atlantic Avenue, the street that runs along Copacabana Beach, and other areas in Rio's most emblematic district, the soldiers will also reinforce security at ...

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Sold! Walmart Acquires Jet.com For $3.3 Billion

The Wal-Mart board of directors already has approved the acquisition, which remains subject to regulatory approval. The deal also reflects the difficulties for startups like Jet.com to make it on their own in a sphere Amazon dominates with its network of distribution hubs and the powerful asset of its Prime membership program.

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Exelon to take over FitzPatrick nuclear plant in Oswego County

A statement from the two companies credited the subsidies, which came with the adoption of a Clean Energy Standard for NY state, for making the purchase possible. Entergy said in July that it was in talks to sell FitzPatrick to Exelon by mid-August. The state adopted a subsidy policy last week. State and federal agencies, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the the state Public Service Commission, must review and approve the transfer before the transaction can be closed, officials ...

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US job growth healthy

Non-farm payrolls increased by 255,000 jobs last month as hiring rose broadly after an upwardly revised 292,000 surge in June, the Labour Department said yesterday. It's something that happens when growth is start and stop, and start and stop is actually not a bad way of describing the last couple of years in the economy.

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Boohoo.Com PLC (BOO) Given New GBX 100 Price Target at Peel Hunt

The 1 year high for the stock price is 862500 GBX while the year low stock price is now 69 GBX. Glencore PLC has 14,220,336,000 shares which are now outstanding with a price of 193.72 calculating Glencore PLC's market capitalisation to 27.55B GBp.

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Toronto stock market gets boost from higher oil prices; loonie barely changed

The energy group climbed 1.1 percent, with Canadian Natural Resources up 1.3 percent to C$41.69 and Suncor Energy Inc adding 1 percent to C$35.98. Canada's main stock index notched its highest close in more than a year on Monday as energy stocks jumped with rising oil prices amid improved risk sentiment and on speculation that OPEC would seek to restrain output.

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Wal-Mart rewrites e-commerce strategy

We believe the acquisition of Jet accelerates our progress across these priorities". Wal-Mart Stores Inc. signed a $3.3 billion deal to buy web retailer Jet.com Inc., bringing in some outside help to jump-start growth at the retail giant's e-commerce operations.

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Mizuho Securities Reiterated Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) As 'Neutral'

Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from $34.00 to $36.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday. Healthcare Trust of America has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company had revenue of $102.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $101.04 million.

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United States airstrikes in Syria continue despite another report of civilians killed

On Thursday night, US Central Command (CENTCOM) acknowledged that the airstrikes " may have resulted in civilian casualties ", but did not name a figure, pending a likely future investigation. The American engineering team was sent on July 20 to assist a battalion of Iraqi soldiers install a floating bridge over the Tigris near Qayyara air base, recently retaken from Islamic State by Iraqi forces, Garver said.

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As interest rates make history, the future jobs market remains uncertain

But, as Carney said, the United Kingdom can handle change and I hope that the government now follows his lead in taking decisive action to respond to concerns in the economy. Revenue streams from wealth should be expanded, and inefficient tax reliefs - such as those on buy-to-let mortgages, some elements of capital gains and pension contributions for high earners - should be revisited to avoid further cuts.

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Sterling recovers ground after drop on aggressive BoE stimulus

He also announced 60 billion pounds in BoE purchases of British government gilts and 10 billion pounds purchases of corporate bonds during the remainder of 2016; as well as 100 billion pounds for a new "funding for lending" program of BoE cheap loans to banks which are "in a position to" lend into the British economy.

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Major resort operator buying largest North American ski area

Vail is offering Whistler Blackcomb shareholders $C17.50 a share in cash and 0.0975 shares of Vail stock for a total value of $C36 a share, or 43 per cent more than Whistler Blackcomb's closing price on August 5, according to a statement Monday.

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Pokemon Go Updated With These Changes, New Sighting Feature Added for Tracking

Pokemon Go's "nearby" menu was, on the game's launch, a great way to find out which Pokemon were around your location, with a handy one-, two- or three-step symbol showing exactly how close said pocket monsters were. What's more, Police in Singapore made a public announcement towards all Pokemon catchers out there: they shouldn't play alone, on the streets, because they may put themselves in danger.

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Trade gap widens again as imports hit record high

While economic growth accelerated to 0.6 percent in the second quarter, the improvement was heavily centered on April. ONS chief economist Joe Grice said: "Any uncertainties in the run-up to the referendum seem to have had little impact on production, with very few respondents to our surveys reporting it as an issue".

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Dutch agency Randstad to buy online jobs site Monster

Equally important, this transaction offers immediate value to our shareholders. The transaction is meant to accelerate their ability to develop new and innovative capabilities that deliver greater value to job seekers and employers by bringing labor supply and demand closer together.

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Forest fire in California prompts evacuations

It was named so because of its location on Pilot Rock Ridge, near Silverwood Lake. A fast-moving forest fire in the USA state of California has forced scores of people to evacuate their homes. A rapidly growing wildfire is burning in a national forest in Southern California. The South Coast Air Quality Management District also issued a smoke advisory for residents in the central San Bernardino Mountains.

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Ten-year-old boy dies on world's tallest waterslide in Kansas City

Josh also noticed that there were two women with the boy who were apparently not related to him but had minor injuries on their faces. The closed Union station in downtown St. Since the incident, PEOPLE has learned that Verruckt's scheduled 2014 opening was delayed multiple times due to glitches, including one issue that caused water rafts to fly off the slide and into the air.

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Delta technical problem impacts thousands at OIA

A power outage at an Atlanta facility early Monday initiated a cascading meltdown, according to the airline, which is also based in Atlanta. She said about 800 flights were cancelled and passengers should check the delta.com for the most up to date flight schedule.

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Valeant to report updated quarterly results

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s Relistor drug has attracted interest from other companies as the beleaguered Canadian firm works to reduce its debt load, people familiar with the matter said. Now shares have been rated as "Buy" from 2 Analysts. Underperform rating was given by 0 analyst and Outperform rating was given by 2 analyst. The $120.58 average target is 437.10% above today's ($22.45) stock price.

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Switching Banks To Become Easier, Says Watchdog

BANKS must make it easier for customers to save money by shopping around online for better deals. "In banking, APIs can be used to share, in a secure environment, information such as the location of bank branches, prices and terms of banking products".

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Senator Susan Collins: I will not vote for Donald Trump

Collins said she doesn't support either "major party nominee", but didn't say if she votes in November who she might support. "Secretary Clinton looks forward to participating in all three presidential debates scheduled by the independent debate commission", Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said .

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China Inflation Eases Slightly In July

In areas along the Yangtze River, over 16,400 hectares of farmland were destroyed by the deluge in July, according to data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs. "A kilogram of pork is likely to be one or two yuan cheaper now from last month", said a manager in the meat section of a supermarket chain Jingkelong in Beijing, identified only by his last name, Han.

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Cislago ricorda la tragedia di Marcinelle

Una ricorrenza che si celebra dal 2001 per ricordare la sciagura avvenuta nella miniera di " Bois du Cazier" di Marcinelle , una cittadina mineraria della Vallonia (Belgio), dove l'8 agosto del 1956 morirono 262 minatori, di cui 136 italiani.


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