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Qatar increases United Kingdom investment despite Brexit

Rachel Pether, an adviser at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, said: "Qatar doesn't see Britain leaving the European Union as impacting their relationship and it may be an opportunity for it to be stronger". Information technology is among the top priorities for the fund, officially known as the Qatar Investment Authority, along with healthcare and infrastructure, Al Thani said, aiming to turn Qatar into a knowledge-based economy.

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GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 1.58 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. This stacks up against $1,959.20M, on a sequential basis. On 8/25/2016 GameStop Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.37 with an ex dividend date of 9/7/2016 which will be payable on 9/22/2016.

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Local GOP credits Trump for $300K haul at Mar-A-Lago fundraiser

This time , the White House kept press pool reporters in the dark about Trump's activities at the club, keeping the media contingent confined to the club's indoor tennis facility and proving no information about why Trump had traveled to the property for the second consecutive day.

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Face it, haters - Trump just got vindicated on Russia: Jeffrey Lord

Regarding the discredited tweet storm about Obama , which is really a sideshow for his committee, Nunes suddenly, without consulting Schiff, appeared not once but twice before reporters, announcing he had viewed, but didn't possess, intelligence that "seems to me to be some level of surveillance activity - perhaps legal, but I don't know that it's right".

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GOP hardliners demand maternity benefits be nixed from healthcare bill

Scrambling to nail down votes for the health care overhaul legislation , Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic services as prescription drugs, maternity care and substance abuse treatment.

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Scotia Capital Indicates Potential 21.61% Increase In Shares Of Schlumberger Limited

Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.25% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. The stock, after opening at $78.35, hit $78.38 through the close by scoring -0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th. Schlumberger Limited.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -169.49%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem.

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Wall Street's 'Fearless Girl' Statue Likely to Stay, For Now

The 4-foot ponytailed " Fearless Girl " in a windblown dress stands on Department of Transportation property and will now get the extended new permit through the department's art program. My bull is a symbol of prosperity and for strength. "There is not one museum dedicated to the advancement of women", she said, adding that " Fearless Girl " is an artistic symbol that the world could use more of.

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Maple Leaf Coin Stolen in Berlin Is Worth $5.39-Million

Its face value is CA$1m but its material value is estimated to be about four and a half times higher, making it worth CA$4.5 (£3.5m). According to the German media, it is the play "Big Maple Leaf", a commemorative medal coined by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007.

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Did Steve Smith call Murali Vijay 'f****** cheat' during Dharamsala Test

The Vijay incident was a line-ball call where even with the aid of close-up video angles it can not be conclusively proven whether the fielder had gotten his fingers under the ball. "Having fielded in slip or close to the bat myself sometimes you're not 100 per cent sure". He would've felt that go into his fingers and thought it was a clean catch.

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OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending output cut by six months

Oil minsters for the three countries commented on Sunday, a day after Algeria's Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa called for an extension because he said the strategy is succeeding in reducing global inventories. The accord, aimed at supporting the oil market, has lifted crude to more than $50 a barrel. He spoke in encouraging terms about the results of that arrangement and said OPEC had firm readiness to extend the deal further.

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Sterling jumps above US$1.25 in Trump trade slump

USA gold futures were up 0.6 percent at $1,256.30. The dollar index, a measure of the greenback's strength against a basket of six global currencies, fell to 99.04 by 06:45 GMT, the lowest level since the immediate aftermath of Trump's election in early November.

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President approves Keystone XL, calling it 'great day' for jobs

Gulf Coast for export. Mr. Rusty Fisher, Senior Vice President, Welspun Global Trade LLC, said, "We welcome President Trump's ratification of the KeyStone XL pipeline". Oil industry advocates say the pipeline will improve USA energy security and create jobs, although how many is widely disputed. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said the project will create temporary construction jobs and permanent jobs and displace oil from hostile countries with oil from "our friendliest, longest neighbor in ...

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China's Premier Li arrives in New Zealand for talks

Mr Li has just wrapped up a trade visit to Australia and will meet business leaders in Auckland tomorrow before departing on Wednesday. New Zealand depends heavily on exports, and Li's remarks echoed those by English and New Zealand central bank governor, Graeme Wheeler, who have warned that possible disruptions of global trade is the biggest threat to prosperity.

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LAGO Act seeks to make Trump visitor logs public

Alex Jones on Friday apologized to the owner of a Washington , D.C., pizzeria for spreading the fake story a year ago that linked the restaurant to Hillary Clinton's campaign and human trafficking. The first lady spent Friday night with the donors at Mar-a-Lago resort, while Mr President preferred to skip this resort's fundraising event. The Trump administration has called Mar-a-Lago the "Winter White House" and, now that winter has come to a close, the "Southern White House".

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Shailene Woodley Sentenced Over Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

The Class B misdemeanor charge amends her original criminal trespass charge, according to The Bismarck Tribune . In the widely circulated video, she is seen handing the phone to her mom, who continued to stream her daughter's arrest - a move Woodley later realized was probably hard for her mother.

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Bank of England to stress test lenders over seven years

The background against which it wants banks to test themselves includes "a sudden increase in the rate of return investors demand for holding sterling assets [which would mean higher interest rates on government bonds] and an associated fall in sterling".

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Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago

So far, the Trump administration hasn't yet provided visitor logs at the White House , reports NBC. Sunlight Foundation Executive Director John Wonmderlick also released a statement regarding the proposal, saying "the Obama administration's voluntary online disclosure of the White House visitor logs provided the American public with a meaningful window into the influence and operations of the White House, despite its flaws".

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Amazon Wants To Use AR & VR to Sell Furniture

They could be a boost to the grocery delivery service, which sources told the Times has struggled to make a profit. It's the first Amazon Books in Chicago and the Midwest, and one of the first things you'll notice is the way the books are displayed inside.

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Amber Rudd: WhatsApp gives terrorists secret place to hide

Encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp have also faced criticism for potentially allowing terrorists to communicate undetected. "It's completely unacceptable" that messages can't be opened, Rudd told the BBC's "Andrew Marr Show" on Sunday, per Bloomberg .

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Trump Pushing Forward On Tax Reform After Healthcare Defeat

Both houses of Congress are controlled by Trump's Republican party but the bill was withdrawn on Friday because it could not get the votes required. "If we can come up with a bill that accomplishes the goals of the president with Republicans alone, we'll take it and we'll move forward with it", Priebus said on " Fox News Sunday ".

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Dow and Dupont merger gets European Union go-ahead

The takeover, announced a year ago, is the first to win approval out of a trio of mega-deals that would reshape the global agrochemicals industry. Dow Chemical and DuPont, two of the oldest U.S. Asset sales would ensure competition in the sector and benefit European farmers and consumers, the Commission said. USA authorities are still examining the proposed merger.

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Democrats Want Trump Visitor Log Published

Access to the President, in any setting, presents a serious array of national security issues . Since his inauguration, Trump has spent several weekends in the property he has described as his winter White House. Meanwhile, initiation fees at Mar-A-Lago have recently doubled to $200,000, and news reports show that members and guests at the club are able to gain frequent access to the president and his advisers.

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China-based MTR signs on for South West Trains franchise

The South Western routes run between London and south west regions of the United Kingdom, such as Portsmouth, Exeter and Bournemouth, and the franchise has been operated by Stagecoach since 1996, when the United Kingdom rail network was privatised.

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United Kingdom parliament attacker acted alone: Scotland Yard

In an attack lasting just 82 seconds, Masood killed four people and injured more than 50 before being shot dead by police. Three people were killed when attacker Khalid Masood drove his Hyundai 4x4 down the pavement on the bridge, before crashing his auto into Parliament and killing a police officer.

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Shiv Sena calls airlines ban on MP Ravindra Gaikwad 'illogical'

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju responded saying, "The rules are the same for all, including an MP". Delhi Police spokesperson Dependra Pathak said the MP had been booked for criminal assault and attempt to culpable homicide. The party has also called for a bandh in Ravindra Gaikwad's constituency Osmanabad. Air India officials say they immediately informed business class passengers to either take a refund or switch to economy class.

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The mysterious case of the missing Supreme Court seat | Sheneman cartoon

His parents pulled him out of a public schools in Douglas County, south of Denver, after his behavior deteriorated dramatically and he made what they said was nearly no academic progress. "Heartbreaking", Gorsuch said before a panel of senators. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., who was the first to suggest to Gorsuch on Wednesday that the Supreme Court had just rebuked him in the Endrew F .

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GST bills tabled in Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The tax is expected to boost the rate of economic growth by about 0.5 percentage points, broaden the revenue base and cut compliance cost for firms. On Sunday, Maharashtra finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar raised this demand in a meeting with Union finance minister Arun Jaitley.

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More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott

About 400 hours of video is now posted on YouTube each minute. "We know that this is unacceptable to the advertisers and agencies who put their trust in us", Philipp Schindler, Google's chief business officer, wrote in a Tuesday blog post.

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Supreme Court says Aadhaar Card can not be Compulsory for Government's Welfare Schemes

The court further stated that a seven-judge bench has to be set up for hearing the petitions challenging Aadhaar. The government recently made it mandatory for citizens to produce the 12-digit Aadhaar number for benefits under almost three dozen central schemes including free mid-day meals for schoolchildren.

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Delhi AAP MLA joins BJP ahead of civic polls

According to Ved Prakash Satish, the AAP has "failed" to deliver on the promises it had made in the run up to the 2015 assembly elections. Elections to the 272 wards in three municipal corporations are scheduled for April 23. Kejriwal said the shortfall would be met with money saved by eliminating corruption. Prakash announced his decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party at a press conference here also attended by Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.

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Trump healthcare bill withdrawn from Congress due to lack of votes

US President Donald Trump , with Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, speaks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC after his healthcare bill was pulled. "If Trump can't line up support for health care, it's going to be hard to see how he will be able to lead on tax reform", said William Gale, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-director of the Tax Policy Center .

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United Airlines in Twitter trouble over dress code rules

These are relatives or friends who also receive the benefit of free or heavily discounted air travel. Although some were allowed onto the plane after modifying or changing their outfits, she tweeted that two girls were not allowed on the flight.

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Westbrook's 36th Triple-Double Not Enough As Thunder Falls In Houston

D'Angelo Russell led the Lakers with 22 points. Westbrook dropped 39 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists for his 36th triple-double of the season but Harden's squad got the easy 137-125 blowout victory. When Cousins added 15 points in the fourth, it was just enough to keep it close. Houston had built a 79-59 lead by halftime thanks in part to almost ideal 3-point shooting by Ariza and Williams.

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BT fined record £42m for business-line installation errors

The company is treating the fine and compensation payments as a specific-item charge and said its business outlook for the next two years won't be affected. If it cannot do that then it can give notice and say it needs a little longer, and that is acceptable under the rules. The precise amount of these compensation payments will result from discussions with the affected Communications Providers outside of BT, but is now estimated at approximately £300 million.

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China's HNA to buy stake in United States asset manager

HNA Group, whose domestic interests range from hotel chains and supermarkets to Hainan Airlines, has turned to worldwide markets for growth. The company controlled by billionaire Chen Feng a year ago bought stakes in hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc and electronics distributor Ingram Micro Inc.


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