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Virginian mayor calls out 'KKK-style' rally

Robert E. Lee from a downtown park. Protesters surrounded the monument and chanted neo-Nazi slogans like "You will not replace us", "Russia is our friend" and "Blood and soil" - a phrase popularized during Nazi Germany that defines ethnicity as being based on both race and land.

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Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'

The announcement of Trump's visit to the Jewish holy site came amid the controversy in Israel over a report that a US diplomat preparing Trump's visit referred to the Western Wall as being part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. To make matters more conflicted, the new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, arrived on Monday to take up his post. A U.S. official told The Jerusalem Post on Monday afternoon that the president does not consider the Temple Mount complex a part of the West ...

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Outage hits Starbucks stores in US and Canada

StarbucksStarbucks' payment system is now experiencing outages across the United States and Canada, and the coffee giant is giving away free drinks at locations affected by the outage. The technology update that caused the outages took place early Tuesday morning, Borges said. "We're just trying to do our best to make sure our customers get the best experience possible".

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BMO Capital Markets Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK ) has an Average Brokerage Recommendation (ABR) of 2.83, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research. Now Chesapeake Energy Corporation's current price is $4.43 shy of the official highest sell-side analyst price target on Wall Street.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. factory output surges in April; homebuilding stumbles

A consensus forecast had called for a slight monthly increase of 0.4 per cent. That was the lowest level since last November and followed a downwardly revised rate of 1.20 million units in March. While the weakness in residential construction implies a slowdown in homebuilding investment, the Atlanta Fed is forecasting gross domestic product increasing at a 4.1 percent annualized rate in the second quarter.

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USA created 211000 jobs in April, unemployment at its lowest since 2007

Overall veteran unemployment dropped to 3.7 percent, the lowest since last May, after two months of a 3.9 percent unemployment rate. "The Fed will raise the federal funds rate again in mid-June as the economy is approaching full employment", said Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial in Pittsburgh.

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Millionaire Thinks Millennials Won't Own Homes Because Of Avocado Toast

Tim Gurner , a man who definitely , definitely goes on holiday to Dubai twice a year and had Lamborghini posters in his bedroom until he was 27, says that millennials need to put down the flat whites and smashed avo' if they want to join the property game.

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Kuwait Joins Saudis, Russia to Seek Oil-Cuts Extension Into 2018

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih (L) and Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak attend a joint briefing in Beijing, China May 15, 2017. OPEC's six-month oil production cuts expire in June, and the thought had been that the group would extend cuts for another six months at its meeting May 25 in Vienna.

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Vodafone cancels London Stadium sponsorship

Sources said the breakdown was over the terms of the deal and nothing to with an HMRC investigation that included the seizing of material from West Ham. If sold for £6m a year, it would mean another £1m windfall for the Premier League club. West Ham are unlikely to see any direct benefits from a sponsorship deal as under the tenancy arrangement, the LLDC take the first £4m a year from any naming-rights contract.

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Bring it on, Salmond tells Tory election challengers

The SNP held 54 of Scotland's constituencies at the end of the last parliament, but Sturgeon is calling for Scots to strengthen her position. Analysis of the results in the two councils that make up Gordon - six wards in Aberdeenshire and two in the City of Aberdeen - show that while the Conservatives got most first-preference votes in those eight wards, they actually won fewer council seats than the SNP.

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Will Trump commission find significant voter fraud?

Vice President Mike Pence will chair the commission, and Kobach will serve as the vice chair. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that the order was signed during the White House daily press briefing. Trump's order says "improper voter registration" applies to any scenario where a person ineligible to vote becomes an eligible voter in a particular jurisdiction.

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Updates on Most Active Stock: Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 4.44%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 6.07% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

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Bank of England Bets on Smooth Brexit

MPC holds #BankRate at 0.25%, maintains government bond purchases at £435bn and corporate bond purchases at up to £10bn. pic.twitter.com/vPlTLdPDnD- Bank of England (@bankofengland) 11 May 2017 Challenging time Governor Carney also warned things will be hard for British households this year as higher inflation linked to Brexit will cut people's purchasing power.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ:BGFV) Short Interest Update

The Company purchases merchandise from sporting goods equipment, athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers. Magee now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.19 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.17.

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Lookout for Price Target? Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP), Square, Inc. (SQ)

Valley Advisers Inc holds 0.01% in Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SGYP ) or 4,000 shares. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, December 23rd.

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One Belt and One Road initiative is good for Africa - Amb. Kayonga

On the concluding day of the two-day One Belt and Road (OBOR) summit being held here, China said Monday that India will have a very "small role" to play should it ever decide to join the initiative in the future. "It must not be politicized", he said here on the opening day of the event. Mr Putin and other leaders at the summit praised Mr Xi's project. "No country can accept a project that ignores its core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity", India's foreign ministry ...

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White House denies report Trump shared intel with Russia

According to The Washington Post , he was doing this in an offhand, bragging way, saying, I get the best intelligence, I get great intelligence. The highly classified information included details about an Islamic State threat related to laptop computers on aircrafts, according to the Post.

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Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof

Richard Johnston, a political scientist at the University of British Columbia, said he doesn't expect negotiations on the possible framework of a minority government to start until after the final results are known. The B.C. Liberal party has been in power for 16 years and is attempting to build on four straight majority governments by running on the party's record of economic growth and financial stability.

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Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Under Analyst Spotlight

One of the important differences between earnings-per-share growth rates and net-income growth rates is that the former reflects the dilution that occurs from new stock issuance, the exercise of employee stock options, warrants, convertible securities, and share repurchases.

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Home Depot Bucks Retail Trend, Scores Earnings Beat

Looking back, HD reported its fourth quarter results bright and early at 6:00am ET, and will likely do so again this time around. Charter Trust Co.'s holdings in Home Depot were worth $2,783,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 23.70% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 5.80%. The Return on Equity ratio of The Home Depot, Inc .

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Interserve plc 1.6% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital

The SI to Xencor Incorporated's float is 5.75%. This is -5.81% from the last stock close. It has underperformed by 9.75% the S&P500. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,720 ($22.25), for a total value of £989,378.40 ($1,279,589.24).

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Oldfield Partners LLP Cuts Stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)

This means instead of a silicon chip at the heart of the computer, "we are putting data at the center", the researcher said. This year, however, share price returns have been negative as the stock has fallen over 14% since the start of 2017.

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Arsene Wenger reveals Alexis Sanchez doubtful for Arsenal's game with Sunderland

The Gunners remain three points behind Man City in fourth spot with two games each to play and host already-relegated Sunderland live on Sky Sports on Tuesday evening. After defeat in the north London derby Arsenal have bounced back well with three big wins over Man United, Stoke and Southampton, but we are still left needing either Man City or Liverpool to slip up.

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Australia banks could make customers pay for surprise tax

But industry experts have warned that the institutions may simply redirect the levy to customers. Analysts said the banks could charge customers more to offset the tax costs. TREASURER Scott Morrison has promised has announced $75b for big Nation building projects over the next decade. It moves the government away from austerity measures it introduced in 2014, but remains tough on key issues like welfare payments.

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Vodafone widens full year loss after writedown of troubled India business

Free cash flow is also expected to grow further this year, to around Euro 5 billion from Euro 4.3 billion last year. For 2018, Vodafone said it expects organic adjusted Ebitda to grow between 4% to 8%, implying a range of EUR14.0 billion to EUR14.5 billion.

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Oil Gets a Boost From Shrinking US Crude Glut

The news agency reported that state-owned Saudi Aramco will reduce oil supplies to its Asian customers by almost seven million barrels next month as it is likely to witness a surge in domestic power demand over summer. Iraq and Algeria said they were in favor of extending that deal, which cut output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of the year.

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Steel Dynamics (STLD) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.20

The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -14.9%. (X) is at 20.79. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $38.09. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. Many investors will opt to use multiple time periods when examining moving averages.

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Sturgeon: SNP 'vital' to protect Scotland from dangers of Tory government

She said that Scotland could take the so-called "Norway option" by joining the European Free Trade Association (EFTA ) instead of the EU. "Voters in Scotland and across the United Kingdom have the chance on June 8 to tell Nicola Sturgeon to stop obsessing about independence and get on with the job of fixing the mess she has made of our schools".

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Putin Warns Against 'Intimidating' North Korea After Latest Missile Launch

Putin performed the unofficial anthems of Russia's capital, Moscow, Moskovskie Okna , and his home city of Saint Petersburg, Gorod nad Volnoy Nevoy . Putin played a few slightly hesitant chords of two popular compositions, Moscow Windows and Evening Song . " But it's no problem " that the video was posted online, he said, adding: " I think I didn't let you down ".

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Amazon launches a new Echo device with touchscreen

The screen allows users to make hands-free video calls to friends and family who have an Echo Show or the Alexa app . The Amazon Echo Show has its home-brewed digital assistant Alexa handling all the operations based on voice-commands and now touch screen inputs.

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Oil halts gain as more U.S. rigs counter OPEC-cut deal report

The dollar USDCAD, -0.3865% fell 0.5% to 1.3638 Canadian dollars, down from 1.3712 late Friday, as Brent crude oil-the worldwide benchmark-and USA crude futures LCON7, +2.58% CLM7, +2.91% jumped 2.8%. For now, though, the market has largely discounted a new agreement being announced on 25 May with the oil price threatening to break into the $50 range again.

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United Kingdom carrier easyJet orders 30 new jetliners despite record seasonal loss

Headline loss before tax came in at £212 million compared to an average analyst estimate of a pretax loss of £195.75 million, according to Thomson Reuters estimates. She said that the first-half loss reflected the movement of Easter into the second half and currency effects, which cost the short-haul airline an estimated £45 million and £82 million respectively.

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Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

The hackers then demand $300 in order to release control of the files. And the software is already inspiring imitators , as the Bleeping Computer site reports . Smith also compared the NSA losing control of the software to "the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". The attack is the latest in a series of security breaches for the NSA dating back to last summer, when a group calling itself "Shadow Brokers" started posting hacking weapons pilfered from the organization.

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Greek seamen and journalists go on strike

News websites were not being updated, and no Wednesday newspapers would be printed. Media outlets began their 24-hour strike at 6 a.m. local time (03:00 GMT) on Tuesday, while sailors started earlier at midnight (21:00 GMT) and will continue for the next 48 hours.

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Fallout over Comey firing continues after tumultuous week for the White House

President Trump has previously told NBC News that Mr Comey requested the one-on-one dinner, but the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director reportedly maintains it was the president who invited him. " President Trump is unsafe because he may be obstructing justice in terms of the investigation that goes to the heart of our democracy, the accountability of the president", Durbin, who represents IL, told MSNBC Friday .


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