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What Analysts Are Saying About Wal-Mart After Earnings

Walmart showed its muscle in the first quarter, reporting a big jump in online sales, an increase in traffic at its us stores, and earnings that beat the Street. WMT has a 1-year high price of $ 76.78 and 1-year low price of $60.99. "E-commerce is way ahead of where it was this time past year just in the short eight or nine months he's been running it".

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VP Mike Pence was never informed about Flynn

Pence had chaired the Trump transition team. An administrator told us in March, the White House directed them to hang the picture. " Pence was the head of the transition team that tapped Flynn for national security adviser". " President Trump made the right decision at the right time - to accept the recommendation of the deputy attorney general and the attorney general to ask for the termination; to support the termination of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was ...

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Federal Budget 2017: Drug testing of dole recipients defended by Malcolm Turnbull

Unsurprisingly, the head of the Australian bankers' Association dubbed the new tax to be: "a direct attack on jobs and growth", but he will garner little sympathy outside of banking circles. The government examined the half per cent allowance already in the Medicare levy to help fund the NDIS and chose to add another half point - lifting the levy to 2.5 per cent total from July 2019.

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Assange welcomes rape claim decision

Assange took refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London in 2012 to escape extradition to Sweden to answer questions about sex-crime allegations from two women. Appearing on the balcony of the central London embassy where he has spent five years, Assange criticised Western governments but said he was prepared to enter into dialogue with London and Washington.

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Woman awarded $100K in spilled Starbucks case

They found that Mogavero's damages for "pain and suffering, physical impairment, disfigurement, inconvenience and loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life" was $55,000 in the past and $30,000 in the future. Coffee drinkers on the java giant's home turf have their own opinions about the Venti-sized verdict. Starbucks issued a statement in the case, saying, "As we said in trial, we stand behind our store partners (employees) in this case and maintain that they did nothing wrong".

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Oil rises to $52 as Saudi, Russia back longer supply cut

OPEC and some non-OPEC producers agreed in December to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day for six months to help stabilize oil prices. Oman said it fully supported the idea of a nine-month extension. That is the day on which the cartel will decide to extend their production sharing agreement beyond June 30th. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday in Beijing he was optimistic about the prospect of measures to maintain "stable and fair oil prices".

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Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

Rosenstein's announcement followed more than a week of chaos emanating from the White House, starting with Comey's firing last Tuesday and continuing through the news Monday that Trump divulged classified information to Russian officials and Tuesday's stunning report that Trump asked Comey in a private meeting to stop his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

A ZDF public broadcaster poll showed the CDU is at 32 percent and closely followed by SPD with 31 percent. SPD leader Schulz admitted a "crashing defeat" for his party, since his party lost 8.2 percent of the ballots compared to the 2012 election.

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OH company recalling 100 tons of hot dogs

Ready-to-eat hot dogs from John Morrell and Co. are being recalled due to the possibility of metal in the packaging. The beef franks have establishment number EST. Consumers who purchased the products should not consume them. Customers are being urged to throw the hot dogs away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund or exchange.

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Varadkar v Coveney for the Fine Gael Leadership

Mr Coveney's decision to continue comes despite 45 members of the 73 member Fine Gael parliamentary party backing his main rival Leo Varadkar. Mr Varadkar's "Shock and Awe" campaign has successfully captured the necessary momentum in the opening days of the campaign, which Mr Coveney's team has found impossible to combat.

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Is Jared Kushner a person of interest in the Trump-Russia investigation?

The story features in the Washington Post newspaper- but the adviser hasn't been identified. A NY magazine reporter then said the person in question was Mr Kushner, 36, who is married to Mr Trump's eldest daughter and who flew out of Washington on Friday night to accompany the President on his first official foreign trip.

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Global Stocks Fall on Political Turmoil in Washington

Trump asked James Comey, who he subsequently fired as the head of the Federal Bureau of Administration, to back off the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The euro EUR= fell 0.45 percent against the dollar to $1.1105. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.5 percent. The pair has made session high at 1.1159 and hit lows at 1.1098 levels.

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Senators Urge Turkish President To Hold His Bodyguards Accountable For DC Violence

The State Department called the latest incident "deeply disturbing", insisting that a "thorough investigation that will allow us to hold the responsible individuals accountable is of the upmost importance to us". "The Turkish-Americans responded in self-defense", said a statement from the Turkish embassy. Because the altercation took place in broad daylight, many wonder if the United States will charge the security personnel and other Erdogan supporters involved in the attack - all of ...

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Canada beats Russian Federation 4-2 to reach final of ice hockey worlds

Canada will face Sweden or Finland, who were in the other semifinal later, in the final in Cologne on Sunday. Canada trailed by two goals at the start of the period but Mark Scheifele cut Russia's lead in half just 17 seconds into the frame.

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Trump Wavers on Jerusalem

The trip comes as Trump faces increasing pressure at home over potential interferences into an FBI investigation of his team's ties with Russian Federation. On the eve of President Trump's Mideast visit, a new poll shows a sharp drop in the number of Jewish Israelis who believe the president is pro-Israel.

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Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump

This took place at a time when Trump is out for his first official foreign trip to Middle East and Europe. Flynn later became President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser, before being forced out after it was learned that he had met privately with a Russian diplomat and lied about it.

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Mourinho: I won´t make mistakes in my second season

I think they are paid not to lie they are paid to be honest and speak from their knowledge to the people that watch TV and read papers. 'We will have Demetri Mitchell, McTominay, Josh Harrop , Matthew Willock, Angel Gomes and Zachary Dearnley.

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China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack

In fact, Salim Neino, the chief executive of Kryptos Logic, the LA-based company that employs Hutchins, said the ransomware was " unsophisticated ". The NHS has 70,000 devices operating Windows XP, through which the ransomware, known as Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry, managed to spread .

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What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

Named WannaCry (also known as WannaCrypt), the ransomware has infected computers in hospitals, businesses, and homes. According to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" by instructing CERT-IN (Computer Emergency Response Team) to gather "all the information of the reported ransomware".

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NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again

Around a fifth of NHS trusts were hit in the attack, forcing them to postpone operations and procedures over the weekend. "The National Cyber Security Centre and the NCA (National Crime Agency) are working with Europol and other worldwide partners", said Rudd.

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Trump welcomed to Saudi Arabia as trouble swirls at home

The visit kicks off an ambitious worldwide debut for Trump. He travels to Israel and the Palestinian Territories on Monday and Tuesday, and then to the Vatican and to Brussels and Italy for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 meetings.

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Oil down as market stays well supplied despite OPEC cuts

During the same period, crude oil prices (USO) (USL) (UCO) (BNO) fell. Brent crude fell $1.10 a barrel to a low of $51.11 but recovered most its losses to trade around $52.00, down 21 cents, by 1415 GMT. Shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon shows that USA crude exports to Asia have soared from a handful of tankers a quarter throughout 2015 and 2016 to 10 tankers in the first quarter of 2017 and that figure is expected to rise.

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U.S. in 'cat and mouse game' with Julian Assange

Britain and the U.S. have an extradition treaty , so if Assange leaves the Ecuadorian Embassy where he's claimed asylum, the British could arrest him and send him to the US. But the silver-haired activist said his legal fight wasn't over and it was "extremely regretful" he was still being threatened with arrest if he leaves the embassy.

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Shares, dollar lick wounds as Trump rout eases

President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow. The US dollar moved broadly lower after a report that a senior White House adviser is a person of interest in the investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

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OPD kicking off Special Olympics Torch Run

At its most basic level, the Torch Run is a running event where officers and athletes run the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" to the opening ceremonies of competitions being held in Arlington, TX this year. "It's only our fourth year, but it's the 15th year that Dunkin' Donuts has partnered with police officers across the Midwest", Leipold said. Well, Friday, at Dunkin' Donuts around town, like the one in the Northland near 95th and Oak, it's no laughing matter...but it is a lot of fun! ...

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MLB, union to discuss ways to speed up game

Major League Baseball and Facebook have agreed on a deal that will see 20 games streamed live via the platform starting Friday, highlighting the increasing willingness of USA sports to embrace social media. The group will assist the commissioner in on-field matters, things like pace of play and other ideas to potentially enhance the game. One show Facebook has greenlit is a virtual-reality dating show from Conde Nast Entertainment in which people go on first dates in VR before they meet in ...

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Marshalls plc (MSLH) Receives "Buy" Rating from Shore Capital

The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, August 12. Among 8 analysts covering Grainger ( LON:GRI ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. It has a 14.47 P/E ratio. About 51,478 shares traded. 3i Group plc (LON:III) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016.

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USA stock futures, dollar fall on rising concerns on Trump

The U.S. dollar slumped to levels last seen in the immediate aftermath of Trump's surprise victory in November, trading as low as 97.29 against a basket of its global peers as investors reacted to a report from the Washington Post that the President had asked his former FBI Director James Comey to drop and investigation into Michael Flynn, his former National Security Advisor, relating to alleged ties with Russian Federation.

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Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

It has many South Dakota beef producers hopeful that the new market will mean better profits in the current down farm economy. -China Economic Cooperation 100-Day Plan, U.S. The U.S. will published a proposed rule no later than July 16. "I look forward to the day when we can serve President Trump and President Xi a dry-aged American-made NY strip in Beijing ", he added.

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Russians 'bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump'

The network cited unnamed sources who said that the Russians saw Flynn as an ally. Concerns that Flynn was compromised were so strong that US intelligence officials went out of their way to hide information from him. A White House official said: "We are confident that when these inquiries are complete there will be no evidence to support any collusion between the campaign and Russian Federation".

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Rouhani takes lead in Iran presidential election

Authorities say the number of eligible voters stands at above 56,400,000, more than 1,350,000 of whom are allowed to vote for the first time. Rouhani secured a deal with the USA and other world powers in 2015 to end painful economic sanctions in exchange for rolling back Iran's nuclear fuel programme.

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President Trump and Saudi King Salman Meet in Riyadh

However, the White House at the time said she meant to make a statement in a country where women have been discriminated against and have few rights. And during her time as first lady, Laura Bush generally went without covering her head, though she once briefly donned a head scarf she received as a gift.

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Rouhani leads Iran presidential race-interior ministry official

TRT World's Middle East reporter Abubakr al Shamahi is in Tehran and takes a look at how Iranians cast their vote. More than a third of Iran's 80 million population is under age 30 and yearns for reform. State television issued an official report saying people waiting in line were allowed to vote until midnight local time. The strong margin for Rouhani will, if it holds, be enough to give him an outright victory and avoid a two-person runoff next Friday.

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Former Clinton Aide Releases Lighthearted Debate Prep Footage

Though they avoided awkwardness that time , the candidates' physical interactions came to the fore in an October debate where Trump was seen stalking behind Clinton during some of her answers. Her debate prep partner opens his arms to her, but the former Secretary of State grabs his hand and attempts to run away before he grabs her.

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Watch Hillary Clinton practise avoid hugging Donald Trump

Months later, all we can do is follow Clinton's example-if Donald Trump ever approaches you with open arms, first laugh in his face, then run. In an interview conducted via email on Friday, Reines said Clinton strategists didn't necessarily think Trump would try to hug Clinton, per se, but might attempt to differentiate himself from Clinton visually.


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