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Why "13 Reasons Why" is more than a series

A school district official has ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's popular new series "13 Reasons Why". "There are a lot of people that are terribly afraid when something like this comes out", LaRue told HuffPost over the phone. " People have been writing about suicide because it happens.

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Poll shows Tories in commanding lead despite slip for Theresa May

But as YouGov has said, today's results are likely to represent a best-case scenario for Labour: The Conservatives generally do better in general elections than locals, and in Wales in recent weeks were polling 12 points higher for the general election than the local.

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SBI PO results out! You can check them here

Along with the result for the candidates who appeared in the online exam, the bank also released the cut off for SBI PO 2017 Preliminary exam. Here's where you can check if you have cleared the prelims. Now, Why you did not Qualify? According to media reports, experts say that the papers conducted so far have been to be of moderate level of difficulty.

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Police warn: If you're hit by cyberattack, don't pay the ransom

However, he said it's only a matter of time before such a version exists. Security Minister Ben Wallace said the government used to contract for computer services across the entire NHS but that in 2007 - when the Labour Party was in power - that was stopped and left to the local trusts that run hospitals.

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Paytm's payments bank gets RBI nod

In 2014 budget, Finance Minister announced plans of putting a structure in place to allow differentiated banks serving niche interests, local area banks, payment banks etc. Paytm cashed in on the Digital India drive, which is evident from street vendors to high end chains accepting payments via paytm. What is changing in Paytm wallet? If you do not communicate to Paytm , but fail to communicate the same to the company, the money in the wallet will be kept in a specially designated ...

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Smart speaker with 7-inch touchscreen announced

The device will be available in white and black colour variants. Essentially, people can use the screen on the Echo show as a digital photo frame by pulling pictures stored on Prime Photos, and when it's playing songs from Amazon Music, it'll put the lyrics up on-screen.

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UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

Han also said that the North's defense proliferation was advancing faster than originally expected. New South Korean President Moon Jae-In sent his envoy to China, Germany, States, Japan and Russian Federation to discuss his policies when it comes to North Korea.

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Muslim Summit with Trump will Be Historic, Says Saudi King

The president is looking for an answer to the question of how the United States can eventually hand over security responsibility in the region to the countries that are there, officials said. embassy to Jerusalem. "What we know is that President Bashir and President Trump will be in the same conference hall, but we don't know whether he will meet President Trump", he added.

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The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

Security experts are bracing for more fallout from Friday's worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack, which has so far affected more than 150 countries and major businesses and organizations, including FedEx, Renault and Britain's National Health Service.

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US, Turkey Put Best Face on Ties Despite Tensions

Military officials say the Syrian Kurds are key to that mission. The administration of Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, had criticized Mr Erdogan's crackdown on the Turkish press and academia after the failed coup in July 2016. The US alliance with Turkey has proven pivotal in the battle against ISIS in Syria, providing the coalition with access to Turkey's Incirlik air base to wage strikes against the militants.

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'Super Thursday' Results: GBP/EUR Exchange Rate Slumps to 1.1850 on BoE Dovishness

Faced with Brexit unknowns, a national election and mixed economic data, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and his colleagues will probably say on Thursday they want more clarity before paving the way for the first interest rate hike in almost a decade.

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UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

Speaking to reporters ahead of a closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting on the missile launch, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley also made clear that Washington would only talk to North Korea once it halted its nuclear program.

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Cyber-attack link to North Korea

Security Council on the North's weekend ballistic missile launch, which experts said demonstrated a significant technological jump with the rocket flying higher and for a longer period of time. "The similarities we see between malware linked to that group and WannaCry are not unique enough to be strongly suggestive of a common operator", FireEye researcher John Miller said.

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Should You Buy BHP Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) On Current Analyst Views?

Analysts at Deutsche Bank and Citi have said BHP could unleash billions of dollars by selling part or all of its petroleum business, although Citi cautioned this would bring only a one-off benefit to shareholders and the company should focus on how to grow value for investors.

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Trump's disclosure endangered spy placed inside ISIS by Israel, officials say

SHAPIRO: That's NPR's Scott Horsley joining us from the White House. President Donald Trump watches Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan depart the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin - a Republican, like Trump and Chaffetz - appeared to endorse Chaffetz's demand for the Federal Bureau of Investigation documents.

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National security advisor says OK for Trump to share info with Russian Federation

Trump hosted Lavrov, Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak and others in the Oval Office last Wednesday for a closed-door meeting that a White House spokeswoman said was previously scheduled. By doing so, Trump would have jeopardized co-operation from an ally familiar with the inner workings of the Islamic State group, and make other allies — or even USA intelligence officials — wary about sharing future top secret details with the president.

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South Korea warns on North's tests

Jang Wook, a spokesman for the South Korean Navy, told reporters, adding the end date has not yet been set. There are reportedly 10 North Korean restaurants in South-east Asia, and all of them said to be directly linked to the Kim Jong-un regime.

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North Korea's Missile Program Is Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea

South Korea said on Monday it will send special envoys to the United States, China, Japan, Russia, and Germany to establish firmer ties as tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of a missile launch by North Korea over the weekend, according to Reuters.

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Trump to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia on first trip

Mr Trump on Wednesday hosted Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas at the White House, pledging to help end the decades-old conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. While "conventional wisdom" is that Trump is "weak on alliances", the official said, Trump is "strong on alliances", provided others are willing to contribute their fair share.

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Sotheby's sells pink, blue diamond earrings for about $51M

Other outstanding lots included a jadeite, onyx, ruby and diamond brooch by Cartier that formerly belonged to Mona, Countess Von Bismarck, which sold for $374,500. Apollo sold for £33 million and Artemis cost £12 million - with both earrings snapped up by the same anonymous bidder. Each earring was auctioned as a single piece although the auction house Sotheby's presented them as a pair to be worn together.

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Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

Manning, known then as Bradley Manning, received a sentence of 35 years in prison on 20 counts, including violations of the Espionage Act. "Manning as a 22 year old wanted to spark a broad worldwide discussion of various injustices she perceived in scandals, whereas Snowden who had access to more highly classified documents had a very specific policy debate he wanted to start about surveillance".

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Barclays PLC Reaffirms Equal weight Rating for Moneysupermarket.Com Group PLC (MONY)

The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, May 10. Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 440 ($5.68) price objective on shares of Ocado Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. The stock has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale on Wednesday, April 6. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Hold". Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Thursday, October 1 report.

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Asian stocks set to rise on US cues; oil higher

S&P 500 mini futures ESc1 , the world's most liquid stock futures, dropped 0.5 percent in early Asian trade. The euro jumped to the highest level since Trump's election, while the Japanese yen also strengthened with the Mexican peso. While the dollar was down across the board, the euro appeared to be the main beneficiary of its weakness, trading up as much as 0.6% on the day and reaching $1.10365, its highest since November 9.

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Analysts See $0.89 EPS for Target Corporation (TGT)

TheStreet cut Target from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a report on Monday, March 27th. Buckingham Research restated a "buy" rating and issued a $71.00 price target on shares of Target in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. The legal version of this article can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/16/target-co-tgt-upgraded-to-hold-at-zacks-investment-research.html.

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Edelweiss Financial Q4 net rises 40 pc to Rs 170 cr

The company's Q4FY17 (Jan-March) net profit declined 54.1 percent at Rs 304.5 crore against Rs 663 crore, in the same quarter last fiscal. Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) as of March-end 2017 hit 12.25 per cent as a percentage of gross loans, from 8.39 per cent year ago.

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Oil prices up 2% after deal to extend supply cut

Earlier in the day, Russian and Saudi energy ministers said in a joint statement that Moscow and Riyadh meant to propose a 9-month extension of the current Vienna agreement on oil output cuts on the existing conditions at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ministerial meeting in late May.

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3-D printed ovaries may restore fertility in cancer survivors

The research, published in Nature Communications , is the work of a team that includes members from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering in Evanston, both in IL.

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Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack - minister

Steve Grobman of the security company McAfee said forensics experts are looking at how the ransomware was written and how it was run. NHS Digital was offering 24/7 support to hospitals affected by the attack , nothing that the "vast majority of NHS organizations" are running contemporary systems.

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Jefferies Group LLC Boosts Dcc Plc (DCC) Price Target to GBX 8500

This is -5.81% from the last stock close. Compass Group has 1,643,074,000 shares which are now outstanding with shareholders and have a price of 1597.93 bringing Compass Group's market capitalisation to 26.26B GBP. See STV Group Plc. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 9 by Jefferies. Peel Hunt lowered shares of Interserve plc to a "reduce" rating and lowered their price objective for the company from GBX 400 ($5.17) to GBX 320 ($4.14) in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th.

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EPS for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Expected At $0.17

They noted that the move was a valuation call. The stock of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) earned "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Monday, August 15. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation.

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Wage squeeze worsens in Britain as inflation hits 4-year high

Given that consumer spending remains the backbone of the United Kingdom economy, this is bad news for economic growth. That is the first fall since late 2015, and reverses the 0.4pc rise in the measure in the final quarter of 2016. Carney, whose forecasts assume that Brexit goes smoothly, last week highlighted the risk of rockier times ahead for British households. Officials say wages may rebound next year if Britain manages to negotiate a " smooth " European Union exit.

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China's trillion-dollar bid to rebuild the Silk Road

India refused to send an official delegation to Beijing , reflecting displeasure with China for developing a $57 billion trade corridor through Pakistan that also crosses the disputed territory of Kashmir. The Silk Road Fund is considered the largest investment fund in China, where the Chinese president announced its establishment with a capital of $40bn in December 2014 with the help of financing from some Chinese banks and financial institutions.

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EU, US high-level meeting on laptop ban to be held next week

American officials were invited to Brussels next week to discuss the proposed ban, the European Union said. The official said the primary questions revolved around when and how - and not whether - the ban would be imposed. Jeffrey Price, an aviation-security expert at Metropolitan State University of Denver, said the original ban focused on certain countries because their equipment to screen carry-on bags is not as effective as machines in the U.S.

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IEA revises up forecast for non-OPEC crude output

In a joint statement that followed an earlier meeting, Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said they had agreed to prolong an existing deal until March next year. He said "rising US production and record inventories have kept upside limited and a nine-month extension at this stage is unlikely to break that". There's still concern that a surge in United States production, together with an increase in Libyan output and signs of recovery in ...

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Security Council condemns NKorea missile test

Fred Fleitz, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst and now senior vice president for policy and programs at the Centre for Security Policy, a national security think-tank based in Washington, said: "It was a significant advance in terms of missiles that seem to be able to carry a fairly heavy warhead and carry it a fairly significant distance".


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