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Manchester bomber Abedi told mom 'forgive me' before attack

The New York Times published pictures which appeared to show parts of the bomb as well as torn fabric from the attacker's rucksack. The rare dispute with Washington's closest intelligence partner flared Thursday when police authorities in Manchester briefly interrupted sharing information with their American counterparts.

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S&P Issues Negative Outlook on Exxon Mobil

The rating was initiated by DA Davidson with "Buy" on Thursday, June 9. With almost all companies in the S&P 500 Index (SPX ) reporting first quarter profits, aggregate earnings for companies in the index are trending towards a 13.6% gain versus the same period in 2016, according to data from FactSet cited by the Wall Street Journal .

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Oil remains weak after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations

The production cuts have helped push oil back above US$50 (RM214) a barrel this year, giving a fiscal boost to producers, many of which rely heavily on energy revenues and have had to burn through foreign-currency reserves to plug holes in their budgets.

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Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

Newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron had to endure not one, but two, awkward handshake showdowns with Donald Trump in Brussels . Trump's aversion to hand-shaking seemed to lessen over the course of the USA presidential campaign.

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Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech Goes Viral After Closed-Caption Fail

Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard to speak to its graduating class on Thursday, telling them it is up to their generation to create a objective for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen the global community.

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Wood Mac: Don't expect an OPEC-fueled rally in crude oil prices

In December, OPEC agreed its first production cuts in a decade and the first joint cuts with non-OPEC, led by Russian Federation in 15 years. OPEC renewed an agreement with a dozen other crude-oil producers to withhold supplies into March 2018 in an attempt to raise prices despite increasing output from US shale oil producers, the Wall Street Journal reports .

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School holds memorial for 'beautiful' Saffie killed in Manchester terror attack

Around 60 people were also injured, many critically, as the bomb exploded in the arena's foyer as fans left a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande. She had been posted as missing after the attack, and her family circulated desperate appeals to find her.

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Donald Trump shoves NATO leader aside

The President said others needed to comply with their financial obligations toward the Alliance in order to guarantee their common defence and accused 23 of NATO's 28 members of not paying their dues. Diplomatic sources said some member states such as France , Germany and Italy had opposed such a move for fear the alliance would be dragged into a ground war and risk relations with Arab powers.

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Jared Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russia Probe

The FBI , several congressional committees and a special counsel appointed by the Justice Department are looking into allegations of meddling by Russia in the 2016 US election and possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian officials seeking to influence the election.

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Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte

Republicans have held the state's lone congressional seat for two decades. The controversial legislation had become a key point in the contest, with Quist - a quasi-famous folk singer in the state - seizing upon it as he looked to build resistance to Trump and the Republican agenda in a solidly red state the president carried by 20 points last November.

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South Korea Fires Warning Shots At Unidentified Object From North Korea

Brooks said, according to Yonhap News , a "very unsafe situation" is looming over the peninsula as North Korea carried out missile launches, claiming to be capable of carrying nuclear warheads. It says the program is necessary to counter US aggression. According to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop, if North Korea was recognised as a nuclear weapons state, "then Japan and [South] Korea would have little option than to develop their own nuclear weapons capability".

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Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets

The Centre has banned sale of cattle in animal markets for slaughter and livestock will only be sold to persons providing undertaking that the animals are bought for agriculture objective after verifying revenue documents that purchaser is an agriculturist.

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New French Prime Minister Described himself as a Man of the Right

The pair said they are both prepared even to implement treaty changes if needed. "First we need to work on what we want to change, and then if it turns out it needs a treaty change, then we're prepared to do that", she said. Speaking about possibility of The Republicans' members joining Macron's government, Rachline considered it possible. Philippe will provide a counterweight to the Socialist Party legislators who have defected to REM and its "neither left nor right" cause.

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Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana

Now, it's become a test of whether a candidate's behavior is more important than partisan leanings. Republican Greg Gianforte won a special election for Montana's at-large U.S. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs.

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Who Is Hashem Abedi? Brother Of Manchester Attacker Arrested For ISIS Ties

Mahmoud said the imam regularly preached against radicalization. Three more people were arrested in South Manchester on Wednesday concerning the attacks, one of which was reported to be Abedi's brother. The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session. "All tours, events and banqueting will be cancelled with immediate effect", according to a statement issued Wednesday.

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Saudi Cartoonists Show Trump Morphing From Enemy To Partner

Trump showed little sign of the pressure during a day of diplomacy on Saturday during which he was warmly welcomed by Saudi King Salman . Attention of the summit participants was drawn to the prevention of threats to peace, preservation of national and religious values and culture of all countries.

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South Carolina's poor take a hit in Trump budget plan

While Mr Mulvaney gets the basic measure correct, his claim about the debt relative to growth is also suspect because of the administration's economic assumptions, which include an overly optimistic projection of economic growth . The House bill would relax numerous Obama statute's consumer protections, kill its mandate that people buy coverage, trim federal subsidies for insurance purchasers and cut the Medicaid program for lower-income and disabled people.

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In Montana's special, it's time to count the votes

The multimillionaire technology entrepreneur is an enthusiastic Trump backer, and his victory was seen as an endorsement of Trump. Gianforte urged Montana voters to send him to help Trump "drain the swamp", brought in Vice President Mike Pence and first son Donald Trump Jr.to campaign for him and was supported by millions of dollars of ads and mailers paid for by Republican groups.

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Vettel on top in second practice

Hamilton topped the times in the morning session, but in the second session could not better eighth, while teammate Valtteri Bottas was 10th. Nevertheless, the transition appeared seamless for Button, even though he has not driven an F1 auto in seven months.

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Why the Iranian Regime Is Worrying the USA and Middle Eastern Allies

If Ebrahim Raisi - a hard-line conservative and former prosecutor general who is skeptical about the effect of the accord - had won the presidency, Iran would have gone back to adopting an anti-U.S. "The victor of the elections is you, the Iranian people, and the Islamic establishment, which has managed to win the increasing trust of this big nation despite the enemies' plot and effort", he said in an official statement.

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Emmanuel Macron out-Trumps Donald Trump in handshake duel before NATO Summit

Eventually, the French president can be seen putting his hand on the American's arm as Mr Macron tries to free himself from President Trump's clutches. By now, world leaders appear to be well aware of Trump's handshake strategy. "We have an extremely broad agenda to discuss on the subjects of the fight against terrorism, the economy, climate and energy", the 39-year-old president said.

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Oil prices soar as KSA, Russia back extension of output cut

Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday after top producers Saudi Arabia , Russia and Kuwait supported prolonging supply cuts until the end of March 2018 in an effort to drain a global glut. 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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Army chief meets Jaitley, briefs him on situation in Kashmir

The bodies of two attackers killed by the Indian Army is said to be lying near the Line of Control at the moment. The attack was carried out by the Border Action Team (BAT), which generally comprises Pakistani army personnel and terrorists, in Krishna Ghati Sector in Poonch district.

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Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC (LAD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Berenberg Bank

The stock rose 0.55% or $0.16 reaching $29.17 per share. About 30,965 shares traded. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. In a an analyst note sent to investors and clients today, JP Morgan Cazenove lowered shares of Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) to a "Neutral" rating.

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G-7 on same page as G-20

During his presidential campaign, Trump charged that past administrations had failed to take a tough stand on enforcing trade agreements and this failure had cost millions of good-paying factory jobs and resulted in an enormous US trade deficit.

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Average True Range of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) stands at0.43

SKOLDS JOHN L also bought $91,967 worth of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) shares. Since December 5, 2016, it had 2 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $15.43 million activity. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. now shows a Weekly Performance of 9.96%, where Monthly Performance is 8.33%, Quarterly performance is 4.81%, 6 Months performance is 13.76% and yearly performance percentage is 67.63%.

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Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge

Now, it's become a test of whether a candidate's behavior is more important than partisan leanings. " Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses", Jacobs tweeted before news of the incident went viral on social media.

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How Does Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Stack Up Right Now?

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt acquired 375,440 shares as Wells Fargo & Co ( WFC)'s stock declined 8.66%. 49,203 are held by Tower Capital Lc (Trc). Tcw Grp Inc Inc invested in 13,850 shares. 8,228,820 shares of the stock traded hands. Analysts await Verisign, Inc.

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GST rates finalised, education and healthcare exempted

However, taxes on certain others, like telecom, would go up from July 1, by when the government plans to implement to uniform regime. AC train travel will attract 5 per cent service tax , same as freight levy. Earlier these manufacturers were in a lower tax bracket. We had submitted to the Govt that consideration must be given to the present financial condition of the sector and any rate beyond the existing rate of 15% makes the telecom services more expensive for the consumer.

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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Stake Raised by SG Americas Securities LLC

The -based Avenir has invested 0.01% in Sirius XM Holdings Inc . (NASDAQ: SIRI ) or 397,196 shares. Cornerstone Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in Sirius XM Holdings Inc . The other 10, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Sirius XM Holdings Inc . More notable recent Sirius XM Holdings Inc . After $0.04 actual earnings per share reported by Sirius XM Holdings Inc .

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BTG plc (BTG) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

In other Admiral Group plc news, insider Annette Court acquired 2,150 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 8th. Shares of Ashmore Group plc ( LON:ASHM ) traded down 0.29% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 348.00.

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Trump ignores Pakistan's sacrifices, terms India victim of terrorism

The Saudi king also felicitated Donald Trump with their highest civilian order. CNN reported that Trump had not gotten much sleep during the first stint of his foreign trip. He spoke on condition of anonymity pending a formal government announcement. "We're going back to this old idea that the USA should support autocrats in the Middle East because it's in our interest", said Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR.

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U.S. sanctions Iran officials, Chinese network over missile program

This may be meant to "undercut the impression that Trump is softening on Iran", The Associated Press wrote. Stuart Jones , the top usa diplomat in charge of the Middle East, said the U.S.is still forming a "comprehensive Iran policy" that includes Iran's support for Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and militant groups in Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen.

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Manchester attack: Police hunt for Salman Abedi's 'network'

The BBC reported that police have stopped sharing information with the US after leaks to the media . Police on Tuesday named British-born Salman Abedi , 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande on Monday, attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

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Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

Moody's Investors Service yesterday downgraded China's credit ratings yesterday for the first time in almost 30 years, citing concerns about the country's rising debt and slowing growth, but Beijing rejected the downgrade as inappropriate.


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