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With new president, new faces for French parliament

The list of candidates being announced by the Republic on the Move party on Thursday marks a milestone in Macron's plans to repopulate the National Assembly with new faces and new ideas. The Republic on the Move party made clear that even top-rank politicians from established parties, like Valls, were not guaranteed a slot on its list of parliamentary contenders.

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Oil price rise helps FTSE 100 climb to new record high

The global "ransomware" cyber attack disrupted factories, hospitals, shops and schools, and spurred investors on Monday to buy stocks set to benefit from higher cyber security spending by firms and government agencies. That helped commodity-related stocks with the basic resources and oil indexes , both up 1.2 percent. Miner Antofagasta led the FTSE 100 in early trading, with shares rising by as much as two per cent on the back of higher commodity prices.

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Facebook starts 'hurting' Snap, shares plummet

It's not unusual for tech startups to post many years of losses as they build market share and recoup their initial investments. As of this writing, Snap's stock is trading at $18.4 per share. "It's just early days for us", he said. That Facebook is going after Snapchat is not news, but the battle has now become somewhat ugly. Although Snapchat is best known for its smartphone messaging, it has also developed partnerships with numerous media outlets eager to reach its audience with ...

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BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives GBX 1284.10 Average Price Target from Analysts

BHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The rebranding, the first since BHP used the late actor Bill Hunter 30 years ago in its "Big Australian" promotion, can also be seen as an effort to gain back public trust after the damage to the firm's image caused by the November 2015 dam burst at its Samarco joint-venture in Brazil.

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Tronc in talks with Wrapports to acquire Chicago Sun

The owner of the Chicago Tribune , tronc, has stepped up to the plate, both companies announced Monday. Wrapports Holdings LLC, which has owned the Sun-Times since 2012, said in a statement Monday that it entered into discussions with Tronc about a possible acquisition earlier this year after other possible buyers passed on the deal.

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UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

Despite inflation running well above its target, Boyle said he did not expect the Bank of England to raise interest rates above their current level of 0.25 per cent "any time soon". However, a fall in the price of petrol and diesel slightly offset this. The UK inflation rate hit 2.7 per cent in April, up from 2.3 per cent in March, suggesting a continuing squeeze on household finances.

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Buffett's firm buys more airline stock in first quarter

Warren Buffett 's Berkshire Hathaway bought shares of Bank of New York Mellon and Southwest Airlines in the first quarter, according to an SEC filing Monday. Smaller equity investments at Berkshire are normally made by Buffett's deputies Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, who together recently invested about $21 billion.

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Oil prices rise in Asia in expectation of Aramco supply cut

Brent was 69 cents higher, or 1.4 percent, at $50.91 a barrel by 12:07 p.m. EDT (1607 GMT) after hitting a high of $51.16. They fell 1.2 percent on Tuesday. Crude prices had hovered near five-months lows earlier this week, but surged yesterday after the Energy Information Administration released data showing a 5.2 million barrel drop in USA crude stockpiles for the week ended May 5, far exceeding market expectations.

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Worldwide ransomware cyberattacks: what we know so far about WannaCry

The VEP was established to determine whether the government should withhold or disclose information about computer software security vulnerabilities. Over the weekend, the ransomware has hit systems in more than 150 countries, including Russian Federation and the United Kingdom, in one of the most widespread cyber attacks in history.

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Trump reportedly revealed classified information to Russian ministers

Sergey Kislyak in White House last week. The Post reported that Trump shared "code-word information" - one of the highest classification levels - about threats from Islamic State involving laptops aboard airliners. "And it's all clouded because of this problem he has with Russian Federation". "I get great intel". And he goes into details about that plot and the - how the Islamic State is pursuing it and what the U.S.is doing to try to suppress it.

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Adviser in room: Trump intel report 'false'

One of the two officials said Trump had disclosed the information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov nearly spontaneously. The threat was related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says a report that President Donald Trump shared intelligence about the Islamic State group with Russian officials is "deeply disturbing".

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Ford plans 10% global workforce cut

He did confirm, though, that "reducing costs and becoming as lean an efficient as possible" remained part of a plan to drive profits. The report came out online Monday night. During his election campaign President Trump was highly critical of the auto industry's use of Mexican plants to produce vehicles for the USA market.

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Crude Oil Prices Consolidate Gains, Supply Issues Remain Crucial

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Russia and other producers agreed to curb production by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months from January 1 to support the market and push prices to $60 per barrel. OPEC members and their partners in the oil production cut agreements from last November and December have reached a consensus to extend the deal until the end of 2017, the oil ministers of Iraq and Algeria said at a joint news conference.

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Oil Reacts To Saudis, Russia's Comments On Extending Output Deal To 2018

Goldman sees long term oil prices at $45-$55 per barrel, but US producers have already said they plan to boost production at those prices. Brent crude futures were at US$51.95 per barrel at 0457 GMT, up 13 cents, or 0.3%, from their last close.

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Cisco Earnings Preview: Recurring Revenue Will Be the Star of the Show

Analysts predict that Cisco Systems, Inc . This is an increase from Cisco Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. Pennsylvania Trust Co now owns 134,837 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $4,277,000 after buying an additional 3,715 shares during the period.

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Toshiba Reports Massive Loss for Year over Westinghouse Woes

Western Digital has no basis for stopping the procedure. Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse has filed for bankruptcy protection, however, failed to win auditors' approval for its financial results for the previous quarter, after questions were raised over the acquisition of United States nuclear construction company CB&I Stone and Webster.

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Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office meeting

He said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser for strategy, remember the meeting the same way. But what the Post reported - confirmed by The New York Times , Reuters , CNN , and BuzzFeed , one of whose sources said Trump's disclosure is "far worse than what has already been reported" - is that Trump "jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State" by disclosing details Russian Federation "could use that detail to help ...

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Wenger: "It was a very convincing win"

Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal brraks past Manolo Gabbiadini of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on May 10, 2017 in Southampton , England. Arsenal and Stoke are separated by 150 miles yet the teams have developed an unlikely rivalry with Wenger the target of vicious abuse from Stoke supporters.

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Special delivery: Man orders pizza from stranded Amtrak train

A pizza deliveryman became an instant hero to riders trapped on an Amtrak train in DE - going above and beyond the call of duty to dish pies to famished passengers. "I do whatever it takes", he was quoted as saying. The delivery guy's customer happened to be sitting on an Amtrak train. Amtrak's website said the train was more than three hours delayed.

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Diesel emissions contribute to thousands of early deaths

He noted that the testing conditions are well known to auto manufacturers before the day of the test, and manufacturers will even go so far as to hire drivers who can "drive" the vehicle most efficiently while it's hooked up to lab equipment to produce the lowest emissions possible.

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Disappointed With UBS Loss, Singapore's GIC Fund Slashes Stake

UBS is managing the sale, the Zurich-based bank said in an earlier statement. GIC had bought into Switzerland's biggest bank early in the financial crisis, purchasing bonds that converted into stock when UBS needed capital to cover losses on subprime mortgage bonds.

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US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

An official in Netanyahu's office expressed "astonishment" over the comment. Israel has long pressed nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem ; Palestinians, and much of the global community, view east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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Tamil Nadu transport unions began a state-wide strike

Vijayabaskar appealed to the members of transport unions to call of their strike."We have already participated in five rounds of talks and have appealed to the members who had called for the strike to get back to work". Police protection is being provided to buses plying on the roads, the minister said. The government had engaged in retired bus drivers and conductors, and efforts were being made to run as many buses as possible.

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Tillerson: We 'cannot reset' relations with Russia

U.S. -Russian relations, now at their worst since the Cold War, will not reset "with a clean slate", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NBC on Sunday. However, "whether we can improve it or not remains to be seen", he added. Tillerson said the United States and Russian Federation have numerous major issues to consider, but said he has no question in his own mind that Russian Federation interfered.

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Oil producers' talk of longer cuts spurs optimism

United States crude oil prices rose ~4.2% in the week ending May 12, 2017, due to the expectation of an extension of major producers' production cut deal beyond 2017. Meeting on the sidelines of China's One Belt One Road conference in Beijing, energy ministers from the two countries said supply cuts should be prolonged for a further nine months, ie, until March 2018, from June 2017 as originally scheduled, to rein in a global glut that is preventing prices from firming up.

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North Korea threat requires "new and creative" moves: Bishop

But he told the sailors, "as all of you know, readiness is the key". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence affirmed Tuesday in Tokyo that they will urge China to play a greater role in preventing further provocation by North Korea.

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SUPER THURSDAY: What to expect from the Bank of England later today

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned the Brexit squeeze on United Kingdom households has begun as inflation pushes up prices and outstrips wage growth. The Bank has also revised down its productivity growth forecast for 2017 to a disappointing 0.75 per cent, from 1.75 per cent previously. "This is going to be a more challenging time for households", Carney said at a press conference in London on Thursday.

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Oil price tumbles on fears of oversupply

West Texas crude lost 4.9% to $45.48. Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regiona. "While the cartel is expected to extend a self-imposed production cap by another six months, it will be a challenge to convince several non-OPEC members to follow suit", said Abhishek Kumar, Senior Energy Analyst at Interfax Energy's Global Gas Analytics, "Persistent growth in United States oil production.

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JC Penney Company Inc (JCP) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

A number of analysts have issued reports on JCP shares. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc restated a positive rating on shares of J C Penney Company in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/15/j-c-penney-company-inc-jcp-releases-fy18-earnings-guidance.html.

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Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Holding Above The Trend Line

This change led market cap to move at $55.84B, putting the price -1.39% below the 52-week high and 81.32% above the 52-week low. Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Down in the future.

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Republican health bill devastating for entrepreneurs

Under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies were required to cover pre-existing conditions and to keep the cost of coverage the same for everyone, whether or not they had a medical condition that began before coverage did. Instead of throwing tens of millions of people off health insurance , we must guarantee health care as a right to all. The caucus said in part: "We urge you to drop the current partisan effort to repeal and replace health care reform through reconciliation.

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Liberty Global plc - Class A (LILA) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Liberty Global plc the EPS stands at 2.45 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.03, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations.

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Snapchat reports first earnings since going public ; Lost $2.2 billion last quarter !

Snap Inc shares plunged on Wednesday after the owner of Snapchat reported slowing user growth and revenue in its first earnings report as a public company. The Company offers three ways for people to make Snaps: the Snapchat application, Publishers Tools that help its partners to create Publisher Stories, and Spectacles, its sunglasses that make Snaps.

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Katy Perry announces album release date, North American tour

All in time for Glastonbury next month, too. Katy Perry will be making 'em go "aah, aah, aah" at Quicken Loans Arena on December 10. There are too many to type out tbh. Citi is the official US credit card of WITNESS: The Tour . Tickets start at $35.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. For pre-sale details, visit citiprivatepass.com.

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US Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment Over 'Obstruction' of Russian Probe

Rep. Al GreenAl GreenDem rep calls for impeachment of Trump House Dems ask Fed to consider diverse candidates to fill Richmond vacancy GOP makes case for firing consumer bureau chief MORE (D-Texas) on Monday called for the impeachment of President Trump after the firing of FBI Director James Comey .


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