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Trump, French president-elect Macron to meet on may 25 at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

They include the man who led the elite French police unit that took down an Islamic State group cell, a computer whizz who started working at age 16 and a farmer. The rest will be from the centrist Modem party or rebels from the Socialists and right-wing Republicans - and he will likely need to form a coalition to govern.

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3 last-minute gifts for mom on Mother's Day

Because of you , I know the implications of bad decisions because you were there to not only say no, but you were there to let me know my decision was not the best. I believe that it is a special honor to be called mom. You took me places, you spent that, they said no, we went back. If you are surrounded by women who can't be vulnerable with one another, do a gut check on why that works for you , what are you afraid of in connecting with others? If you're far away, you ...

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BHP Billiton to return to being just BHP

Nearly three months after the disaster, chief executive Andrew Mackenzie made a pilgrimage to the city where the Broken Hill Proprietary company was formed, even though BHP had not mined there in almost 80 years. BHP, which has operations in 25 countries, will retain its dual listings in Australia and London. Scott Morrison, Australia's Treasurer, said the proposal was "unthinkable" and "contrary to the national interest".

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Belt and Road initiative opens way for Turkish-Chinese cooperation

On the other hand, the global economy is yet to emerge from the profound impact of the worldwide financial crisis. He talked of a new model of win-win co-operation, an implicit bid for Chinese global leadership at a time when other big economic powers like the United States and the European Union are preoccupied with internal problems.

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How lawmakers get their health care

At least it's not substantially more very bad than the Affordable Care Act, which it doesn't quite replace so much as mangle and leave dying on the side of the road. The same dynamic would exist for Medicare-for-all: American business leaders are starting to acknowledge our dramatically overpriced health care is crippling every other sector.

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U.S. beef headed to China

The North American Meat Institute commended the administration today following the announcement of a deal with the Chinese government to resume imports of US beef effective July 16, 2017. The United States ran a trade deficit of US$347 billion with China a year ago, US Treasury figures show. Chinese officials lavishly praised their USA counterparts over Friday's deal, saying the agreement resulted from "intimate" cooperation.

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TPG extends bid, raises offer offer for Fairfax Media

The offer values Fairfax around $2.75 billion and is a 12 per cent premium to the company's closing share price on Friday. The Fairfax board was due to vote on the TPG offer today, however, that now seems unlikely with TPG's new offer overnight.

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Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC oil output deal

Oil halted gains near US$48 (RM209) a barrel after USA rigs targeting crude rose a 17th week, countering a report that Opec and other major producers reached an initial agreement to extend output cuts. However, higher output from the United States, which did not participate in the agreement to cut supplies, has undermined the efforts by OPEC and Russian Federation.

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Oil spikes as U.S. inventories tumble by more than expected

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers including Russian Federation have pledged to cut output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of the year. "With demand continuing to surprise to the upside", the global supply deficit may be as wide as 2 million barrels a day by July, he said at the S&P Global Platts Global Crude Summit in London on Wednesday.

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Oil Edges Higher As OPEC Reaches Consensus On Cut Extension

Oil prices have erased the gains achieved since November, when OPEC and other producers, including Russian Federation, agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd). Saudi Arabia told Asian refiners of its first cuts in crude allocations since OPEC's output reduction took effect in January. The increase from Saudi Arabia comes as OPEC and its allies are likely to extend and possibly deepen their current output cut agreement to remove 1.8 million barrels of oil from the ...

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Snap CEO dismisses growth shortfall, scoffs at Facebook

Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Average revenue per user (ARPU) was 90 cents in the first quarter, up from 33 cents the same quarter a year earlier, but below the $1.05 per user in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Bank of England says rates may need to rise before late 2019

Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the forecasts were based in part on "the adjustment to the UK's relationship with the European Union being smooth", with expectations that the Government will introduce a transition period to avoid a cliff-edge departure from the single market.

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SpaceX just successfully landed the Falcon 9 rocket

NROL-76, the designation for the classified satellite launch, was SpaceX's first dedicated mission for the military. While the details on most of SpaceX's missions are very public, this one was purposely shrouded in mystery: The rocket was ferrying up a spy satellite, the NROL-76, for National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

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Released Chibok girls, a promise fulfilled by President Buhari: Niger CAN

Her father said if she is married, has a child or has converted to Islam it is "no problem". According to her, the release of the girls on Saturday, after over three years in captivity, is an act of God. During a meeting with the 82 newly released schoolgirls on Sunday night, President Muhammadu Buhari promised that he personally would oversee their rehabilitation and that they would be able to pursue their education.

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Here's Why Shares of The Trade Desk (TTD) are Skyrocketing Today

The ad-tech firm is rapidly gaining share across programmatic advertising, the firm's Shyam Patil notes, and rapidly growing mobile ads as well, with worldwide business scaling nicely. Also, COO Robert David Perdue sold 5,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 27th. Operating expenses nearly doubled, from $27 million to $51.4 million, but net income for the quarter came to 13 cents per basic share and 11 cents per diluted share, compared to a $4.45 loss per ...

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Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return

Oil dropped to the lowest level since late November on growing signs that OPEC's production cuts are failing to clear a surplus of crude. They announced output cuts of 1.8 million barrels per day for the first six months of 2017. There was also a sign of slowing energy demand in China, the world's largest second largest oil consumer, when a survey showed growth in that country's services sector was at its slowest in nearly a year in April.

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'We will get this done' Trump promises Israeli-Palestinian peace

Just over a month after Vice President Mike Pence said that President Donald Trump was considering moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the president has met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House and vowed to put an end to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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Is the U.S. considering banning laptops on all flights from Europe?

Britain followed with a similar ban applying to incoming flights from six Middle East and North African countries . The U.S. laptop ban and on other electronic devices larger than cell phones has affected direct flights to the United States by Royal Jordanian Airlines, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways.

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Macron takes power as French president

His opponents on the far-right and far-left, opposed to the European Union and major economic reforms, won around 50 per cent of the first-round vote. He later shook hands with well-wishers on the Champs Elysees, not far from where a policeman was shot dead by a gunman in April. More than 230 people have died in attacks claimed by Islamic State in France over the past two years as the country has taken part in military action against the militant group that controls parts of Syria and Iraq.

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Trump Reaches Preliminary Deal With China Over Beef and Chicken

The countries have agreed that China will allow USA imports of beef no later than 16 July. The agreement would also streamline the evaluation of pending US biotechnology product applications; pave the way for allowing American-owned suppliers of electronic payment services to begin the licensing processes in China and facilitate the entrance of Chinese banks into the USA banking market, among other measures.

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD)

Class C from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. Barclays PLC reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $20.00 price target (up from $19.00) on shares of NRG Energy in a research report on Sunday, April 23rd.

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Sean Spicer hides in bushes after Comey firing

Who knew "in" and "among" could be so controversial? Update: Pressed on the matter at his daily briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to answer questions about Trump's tweet - including whether there are potential recording devices in the White House.

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Press Briefings to Have Much Less Sean Spicer This Week

The official noted that Spicer is finishing up 20 years with the Navy, is set to retire soon, and has been incredibly busy the last six months. Guilfoyle was first rumored as a contender for the top spokesperson job after being spotted at Trump Tower in December, though the President ultimately chose Spicer.

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Administration names likely judge nominees

With more than 120 vacancies, the nominations can't come too soon, said J. Christian Adams, a former Justice Department attorney who now is president of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative legal group. David Stras of Minnesota will be nominated for the 8th Circuit. With Gorsuch's staunch conservativism seemingly confirmed during his Senate hearings, Justice Kennedy's swing vote appears to be critical on the high court.

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U.S. fails to reassure Europe, Japan over 'Trumponomics'

Secretary Mnuchin said G7 finance ministers are open to America's new trade policies: "They feel a level of comfort and understanding of Trump administration policies", he told reporters after the G7 meeting concluded. Mnuchin had said that global trade should be "fair" and "reciprocal" during the G20 meeting in March, and his refusal to change his stance on the matter during this most recent G7 meeting stirs greater uncertainty in worldwide trade as the existing global consensus is perceived ...

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Olympics: IOC's 2024 evaluation commission gets full LA experience

The second day of the IOC Evaluation Commission's visit to the Californian metropolis saw iconic venues from across Los Angeles's sporting skyline take center stage. There were stops at UCLA , where student residences would be renovated and transformed into an Athletes Village, and the Memorial Coliseum which anchored both the 1932 and 1984 Summer Games and would be a centerpiece again should LA beat out Paris , the only other city in the running, for the 2024 Olympics .

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Renault expects return to normal production on Monday after cyberattack

Renault also said malfunctioning IT systems had led it to curtail activity at a plant operated by its Dacia subsidiary in Mioveni, Romania, requiring it send many employees home today. Renault expects to resume normal production this week. The Paris prosecutor has opened an investigation following the cyberattack, a judicial source told Reuters on Saturday.

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WRAPUP 5-Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks

Krishna Chinthapalli, a doctor at Britain's National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery who wrote a paper on cybersecurity for the British Medical Journal, said many British hospitals still use Windows XP software, introduced in 2001. Security firms say users must immediately disconnect an infected device from the local network to contain the infection. However [Amber Rudd], Home Secretary, said 97% of NHS trusts were "working as normal" and there was no evidence patient data was affected.

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Tottenham bid farewell to White Hart Lane with victory over Manchester United

Actually for Tottenham chances to win 1 line 1 to 1000, nevertheless, in the forthcoming game "white" certainly will be put on full. Spurs are moving to Wembley next season as the redevelopment of White Hart Lane continues with the construction of a new 61,000-plus seat stadium .

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Saudi to cut June oil supply to Asia as local demand rises

Oil prices shot up over 3% overnight after data from the Energy Information Administration showed US crude stockpiles dropped 5.2 million barrels in the week ended May 5, far exceeding market expectations. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 29 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $46.17 a barrel. Mounting fears of continued oversupply last week caused oil prices to fall to levels not seen since November, before the Opec deal.

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Comey Willing To Testify, But Only In Public Setting

Those tweets were an apparent defense of deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, whose account of Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey conflicted with his own. That tweet alone shows Trump's disrespect for the office he holds and the Constitution he swore to protect. - Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W.

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Trump calls for stronger sanctions after North Korea missile test

North Korea launched a ballistic missile early on Sunday that flew across 700 kilometres and was airborne for 30 minutes, South Korea's military said. Early assessments of the missile test indicate that Pyongyang is making progress in its efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of carrying a nuclear warhead as far as the United States.

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Bottas misses most of final practice, Raikkonen fastest

Raikonnen, who clocked the fastest lap of one minute and 20.456 seconds, was almost 0.242 seconds quicker than championship leader Vettel. "At turn one, when we made contact, I just felt like I ran out of road and I was on the outside.but that is racing, and I wouldn't have changed it for the world".

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G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

Among the issues officially on the table are transnational tax evasion, including the policing of web-based multinationals, combating the financing of terrorism, defending financial institutions from cyber attacks and how to ensure that the benefits of growth are more evenly shared.

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Brexit to make families poorer: Bank of England

The unemployment rate remained at a 12-month low in the three months to February and the lead from the claimant count unemployment numbers suggests it should stay around this level in the near term - the BOE predicts the unemployment rate at 4.7% this year and the next.


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