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Oil Rises On Prospect Of Output Cut Extending Beyond 2017

OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo admitted to CNBC in April that the group's "credibility" was at stake ahead of the meeting. "One factor weighing on trader positioning is USA crude production, which continues to climb and offset the impact of OPEC-supply cuts".

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Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

Witnesses attempted to administer life-saving aid until paramedics arrived, but despite efforts to save him, Ballard died. Sealy then drove about 15 miles (25 kilometers) to his home in a subdivision near Middletown. Wawa pledged to match the first $50,000 in donations. DE state police say a man believed to have shot a state trooper outside a Wawa convenience store is now barricaded inside his own house.

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Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India

Buffet rightly explained during Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday that if driverless cars do become extremely widespread, it will only be due to their high safety relative to passenger vehicles. "I thought it would do better in the six years that have elapsed than it has", Buffett said of International Business Machines Corp. I did not think (Jeff Bezos) could succeed on the scale that he has.

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Oil prices edge up in anticipation of extended crude output cut

Industry sources and sources in Opec said the group and its non-Opec partners were considering an extension to the current deal, which comprises an output cut of 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd), for nine months or more. The OPEC production cut agreement is set to expire at the end of next month. "Those claims do not withstand the reality check with the inventories staying stubbornly high and non-OPEC production rising strongly".

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Federal budget with $75 billion infrastructure commitment

Both Aurizon and Pacific National commend the federal government's commitment towards the "nation-building project". The Commonwealth will accelerate construction on several sections. "I think even Malcolm Turnbull's harshest critics would be hard-pressed to say that this budget doesn't deliver and doesn't deliver for Queensland", Mr Nicholls said.

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Outgoing Jakarta Governor Jailed For Blasphemy

Photos quickly appeared online of Ahok , who still commands vast popularity in Jakarta being warmly greeted by prison staff. Ahok said he would appeal, but it was unclear if he would be released once that process is underway. Prosecutors had called for a suspended one-year jail sentence for Purnama on charges of hate speech. Many see his trial as a test case for religious freedom laws in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country.

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Trump fires FBI director Comey

By ousting the FBI director investigating his campaign and associates, Trump may have added more fuel to the fire he is furiously trying to contain - and he was quickly criticized by a chorus of Republicans and Democrats. March 8, 2017: During a cybersecurity conference at Boston College, Comey said he planned to serve his entire 10-year term, quipping, "You're stuck with me for another 6½ years".

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Buffett Says Thesis Was Flawed on IBM, He Blew It Missing Google

For his part, Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett on Saturday fumed that healthcare costs are eating away at the US economy like "tapeworm" and said the Republican approach to overhaul Obamacare is a tax cut for the rich. The fourth richest man in the world with a net worth totaling $74.3 billion, according to Forbes magazine, Buffett has vowed to donate almost his entire fortune to charity.

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Apple Posts Surprise Dip in iPhone sales, Shares Fall

The flagship iPhone sold 50.7 million units on the quarter, down one per cent, year on year. CEO Tim Cook revealed late Wednesday that his company has created a $1 billion fund to invest in US companies developing advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Pearson plc (PSON) Given New GBX 605 Price Target at Berenberg Bank

The Kidney Care division consists of its the United States dialysis and related lab services, its ancillary services and strategic initiatives, including its global operations, and its corporate administrative support. The Metals and minerals segment is engaged in copper, zinc/lead, nickel, ferroalloys, alumina/aluminum and iron ore production and marketing. Equities research analysts predict that BP plc will post $2.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Standard Life announces 800 job cuts in Aberdeen merger

Standard Life said in a separate statement that its investment unit saw "encouraging" inflows in the first quarter, despite clients pulling 2.8 billion pounds from its flagship Global Absolute Return Strategies fund. "On balance we'd expect "The Street" could bring numbers down somewhat for (a) standalone Standard Life, though we note that Aberdeen posted a better-than-consensus first-half result last week".

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Gold futures settle higher as equities traded lower

On Tuesday, it dropped below its 100-day moving average to its lowest since March 15 at $1,213.81. Gold for June delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange lost $10.24 or 0.84%, to $1,216.84 a troy ounce by 14:04 EDT.

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China CPI Climbs To 1.2% In April

Factory level inflation in China cooled more than expected in April, adding to the quickly expanding list of economic indicators that suggest the world's most populous country is facing a stiffer ascent ahead following a blockbuster first quarter, which generated nominal growth nearing 12%.

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OPEC oil cut extension roll over most liked - delegates

Brent fell $1.15, or 2.2 percent, to $50.37. Otherwise, it faces a risk of a decline in oil prices to a low of United States dollars 40/barrel again as the market might lose faith in OPEC's capability to control the market. "The market seems to be much further away from a balanced situation than some had previously forecast". Oil's retreat stoked declines in other commodities from iron ore to industrial metals.

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United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight

United also said it will take actions to reduce overbooking flights and improve customer satisfaction. United needed to clear seats for four crew members, but no one accepted the airline's offer of $800 and four passengers, including Dao and his wife, were chosen for involuntary denial of boarding.

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India has 'incredible' potential. So why hasn't Warren Buffett invested?

Buffett said: "We've had a lot of (tax cuts) in our lifetimes - it's certain that some of a lower corporate rate would be competed away, and it's sure that some of it would inure to the benefit of shareholders". "If they make the world safer it's going to be a very good thing, but it won't be a good thing for auto insurers", Buffett said. Several said they got there almost five hours before doors opened around 6:45 a.m.

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School Meal Standards Shake-Up: Sodium Stays, Whole Grains Out

Michelle Obama spearheaded reforms to the school lunch program to improve youth nutrition and reduce childhood obesity , but many schools found the restrictions hard to follow. She noted the modest changes to the onerous regulations: "They would relax whole grain requirements". The proclamation , which does not take effect until the next school year this fall, delays a requirement to reduce sodium levels in school meals, CBS News reported .

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Rockets back up center Nene is out for the playoffs

It's going to be my ninth time in 14 years. "I had to be there for my cousins back home in Chicago". "I was trying to keep them in front of me", Harden said. Eric Gordon had 22 points for the Rockets , who drained 19 3-point shots. Ginobili finished the night with 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting, adding seven rebounds, five assists, and the all-important block on Harden.

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President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

As President Donald Trump raised eyebrows Tuesday after firing FBI Director James Comey, members of the SC delegation weighed in. Comey had been embroiled in a controversy surrounding his handling of a probe of Clinton's use of a private email sever while she was USA secretary of state.

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Penguins look to close-out Capitals in Game 6

Ottawa leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. On Wednesday night, Washington will host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fourth Game 7 in 10 playoff series between the two teams, and the first since 2009. "Get to their zone a little bit more often". "I thought he was solid", Sullivan said. Pittsburgh had a couple of scary moments in the first. Tonight the Pittsburgh Penguins will get their second opportunity to eliminate the Washington Capitals from the playoffs.

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Kensington Palace releases new photo of Princess Charlotte

Just two weeks after Princess Charlotte was born, Kate Middleton took photographs of her two children, and they are incredibly sweet. In the four photos that were released by Kensington Palace a year ago today, saw Charlotte enjoying family life at her home.

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Israel strikes Syrian arms depot near Damascus airport

Assad is backed in the war by Russia, Iran and regional Shia militias including Hezbollah, which is a close ally of Tehran and a sworn enemy of Israel. The Hezbollah-affiliated al-Manar television station said an Iranian weapons depot was hit. "Our general staffs maintain continued dialog", Peskov said, when asked if Israel had notified Russian Federation of the strikes it was going to deliver.

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Trump's comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals court

An attorney for the president urged the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday to focus on the text of the religiously neutral executive order rather than use campaign statements to infer that the policy was driven by anti-Muslim sentiment.

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Sen Collins: Comey's Firing 'Perhaps Inevitable' After Clinton Email Controversy

Later in the exchange, Toobin predicted the White House would replace Comey with a "stooge" who would turn the FBI's Russian Federation probe into a charade. Tuesday's stunning announcement came shortly after the Federal Bureau of Investigation corrected a sentence in Comey's sworn testimony on Capitol Hill last week.

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Warren Buffett Jokes, But Not About Berkshire Paying a Dividend

Buffett told shareholders that he blew it by not buying up stock in Google years ago. Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway and Bill Gates, billionaire and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, attend the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Convinces President Trump To Renegotiate NAFTA

Perdue said Trump recognizes NAFTA has been mostly beneficial to the agriculture industry, but the president's message is that the agreement needs to be retooled. This came after it emerged that the Trump administration officials had been weighing whether to use an executive order that would effectively have led to the withdrawal of the United States from the trade pact.

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Industrialist Adi Godrej hands over flagship consumer products company to daughter Nisaba

Vivek Gambhir will continue as the Managing Director and CEO", a company statement said. Nisaba who has been touted as one of the youngest chairpersons in corporate India will take it upon herself to handle a consumer goods major that has a consolidated revenues of Rs 9,600 crore, according to a report in The Times of India .

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Here's the Manchester United to team to face Celta Vigo

Marcus Rashford's stunning 67th minute free kick earned United a 1-0 first leg win at the Balaidos Stadium. "I am going to change my team to play against Arsenal, so I think (Wenger) will be really happy with me", Mourinho told reporters.

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'Made in China' C919 passenger jet takes maiden flight

The jet soon disappeared into the clouds carrying its skeleton crew of five pilots and engineers. The narrow-body C919 jet - white with green and blue stripes - disappeared into the clouds after taking off from Pudong global airport in the commercial hub Shanghai as a crowd of thousands cheered, including top officials.

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SC jails Justice Karnan for 6 months

Just two days before that he passed an order directing the Air Control Authority to prevent Supreme Court judges from travelling overseas as they would "spread the virus of caste discrimination". As the Supreme Court transferred him from the Madras High Court to Kolkata , Justice Karnan said he was being victimised because he is a Dalit. In his January letter, he said corruption charges against the judges could be proven if investigated by competent officers of the central agencies.

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Puerto Rico hit with lawsuits after litigation freeze ends

Ambac argued that Puerto Rico has illegally diverted rum tax revenue slated for bondholders. Caribbean Business reported in September 2016 that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) had allegedly requested documents from bond underwriters as part of a probe into a $3.5 billion general-obligation bond issue of 2014, and a $600 million Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority bond issue in 2013.

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Congress backs one more week of government spending, averts shutdown

A shutdown would most probably trigger abrupt layoffs of hundreds of thousands of federal government workers until funding resumes. The threat of an impending government shutdown may reflect poorly on Republicans' ability to govern, according to many Americans, but that doesn't mean President Donald Trump will admit he's anxious about it.

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GOP moderates back health bill changes, predict passage

If the Senate voted against the bill, the government would have run out of money at midnight on Friday. On the defensive, Trump and his allies issued a flurry of contradictory statements ahead of key votes in Congress on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government at full speed through September.

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William Hill online revenues up 16% in Q1 2017

A 53% increase of the sportsbook amounts wagered in Australia was also registered. Retail is also seeing positive trends while our key worldwide markets continue to perform well with double-digit wagering growth . The trading statement from William Hill comes after rival Paddy Power Betfair reported sportsbook revenue in the three months to 31 March that fell short of analysts' expectations as a prosperous Cheltenham failed to offset weak results from other major sporting events.

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City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

But Martin Coiteux says things are expected to get back to normal only at the end of the month. Coiteux said "there is hope before us", before again stating, "The situation won't improve overnight". Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard visited the town Saturday and urged people to heed authorities if they recommend they leave their homes. Evacuation was mandatory in some areas and firefighters were going door to door to make sure people left their homes, according to Rigaud mayor Hans ...


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