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Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

Smith, Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson joined him. There's also the irony that Brown , the first coach who took James to an NBA Finals in 2007 - Cleveland was swept by San Antonio - will now coach against him, likely in the same leading role he's had for Golden State since head coach Steve Kerr was forced to take a break because of continued problems with his surgically repaired back.

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Consensus Review & Target Check on BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX)

The insider Cagle Gerald D . bought 1,000 shares worth $39,900. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since May 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Moreover, Blackrock Advsr Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in BioCryst Pharmaceuticals , Inc.

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USA extends Obama-era sanctions relief for Iran

But the summit could be overshadowed by a surprise attendee: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has been indicted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court and shunned by the United States for the past 10 years. The State Department communicated to the Congress that the USA continues to waive sanctions as required to continue implementing the U.S. sanctions-lifting commitments in the JCPOA.

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NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec

The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon on Thursday, August 6 with "Buy". (NYSE:CRI) earned "Underperform" rating by CLSA on Thursday, September 29. About 160,098 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 21 analysts covering Restaurant Group The PLC (LON:RTN), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold.

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Trump, other leaders clash on trade, climate at G7

But other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron, had hoped to sway the president at his first major global summit since entering the White House four months ago. "He came here to learn", Cohn said. With the Islamic State group on the retreat in Iraq and Syria, "the fight is moving from the battlefield to the internet", May would tell her colleagues, aides said, before flying home early to oversee the ongoing "critical" security ...

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Russians discussed how to influence Trump via aides

At Wednesday's event, Schiff also said that the House Intelligence Committee is trying to obtain audio recordings of President Trump's private meetings in the White House, if such recordings exist, with an eye toward substantiating reports that he asked former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to end the Russian Federation probe.

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UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack

Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the Labour Party , the official opposition to the British government, drew a link between United Kingdom foreign policy and terror attacks as the main political parties resumed general election campaigning Friday, following Monday night's terror attack in Manchester .

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OPEC, other nations extend output cut to March

Crude prices plunged 5 percent after the decision as some market participants had priced in more aggressive output cuts from the OPEC-led group. In December, Opec agreed its first production curbs in a decade and the first joint cuts with 11 non-Opec producer nations, led by Russian Federation, in 15 years.

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OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts

Brent crude oil dropped as much as $1.24 a barrel to a low of $52.72 before regaining some ground to trade 80 cents lower at $53.16 by 1100 GMT. It was the biggest percentage decline for both benchmarks since March 8th. OPEC comprises 13 nations which collectively account for 40 per cent of global oil production, 73 per cent of the world's oil reserves and set the tone for happenings in the oil industry.

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Djokovic, Nadal could meet in semifinals

Could he win his 10th French Open championship a year after withdrawing before the third round with an injured left wrist? I think it's giving me a lot of opportunity to grow as a player, my game style on this surface, but also, as a competitor, as a person.

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Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST) — Traders Focused Stock

VolitionRx Limited (VNRX ) stock price tumbled -5.12% to close at $3.52 during recent trade. The company's consensus rating is now Hold, with 2 analysts rating it a Strong Buy, and 6 analysts rating it with a Hold. delivered smaller earnings beat. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 26.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Analysts predict that Gastar Exploration will post ($0.14) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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HPCL March quarter net profit up 31%, beats Street estimates

The company's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) was reported at Rs 2,886 crore, marginally lower than Rs 2,803 crore quarter on quarter. ETNow Poll had predicted a net profit of Rs 4847 crore for the quarter under review. Petrol sales went up 6.7 per cent, LPG 11 per cent and jet fuel 13.4 per cent.

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OPEC agrees to extend output curbs, but falls short of experts' expectations

Oil prices dropped more than 4% as the market had been hoping oil producers could reach a last-minute deal to deepen the cuts or extend them further, until mid-2018, CNBC reported. The mid-year OPEC decision to roll over the crude oil production cuts should have pleased the market this week, but traders wanted more. According to Platts, OPEC sources had indicated that Libya will be granted its exemption in the extended deal, as militant activity and general political instability have ...

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FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

The US officials quoted by NBC News , who were not named, said that the interest in Kushner , 36, did not mean the investigators suspected him of a crime or intended to charge him. The banker, Sergey Gorkov, is the head of VEB Bank, a state-owned Russian entity that is the subject of USA government sanctions. "Kushner's security clearance should be suspended until the FBI's findings are complete".

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Moody's downgrading based on inappropriate methodology: China

Hong Kong's participation in China's Belt and Road initiative brings the economy and financial systems closer together, Moody's also said. Moody's Investors Service yesterday slashed China's credit rating for the first time in nearly three decades, citing concerns about the country's rising debt and slowing growth, but Beijing rejected the downgrade as "inappropriate".

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Wall Street closes at record; crude falls 5 percent

These countries agreed to reduce the production up to 1.8 million barrels per day which equate to 2 percent of the world oil production. The volume was an OPEC self-imposed goal based on its last five-year average. So far, OPEC and allies have been good at communicating their message on the curbs and compliance, but failure to address how the scenario will be next year is likely to maintain price volatility.

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Mulvaney Slams Democratic 'Demagoguery' About White House Budget

This is the kind of "Republican" policy that has federal spending on autopilot while tax collections are at record highs and the federal deficit is also at a record high. Mulvaney's comments, which came during a House Budget Committee hearing, resurrected an issue that Congress has mostly ignored in recent months but will soon trigger tough political decisions.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Race-Based Districting

Republican state Rep. David Lewis even explicitly defended the redrawn map as a partisan gerrymander , stating unequivocally that it was meant to maintain the maximum possible edge for the GOP. Pushing more Democrats into the 1st and 12th left adjoining districts with Republican advantages. The ruling was a rebuke to North Carolina Republicans but the districts in question have already been re-drawn.

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Manchester attacks: UK authorities slam US for intel leaks

Mr Burnham said in a statement: "These leaks are completely unacceptable, and must stop immediately". Some 22 people were killed, and dozens were injured, at the suicide attack at Manchester Arena . The UK wants to know there will be no further leaks from the investigation. Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said the leaks "greatly" concerned him, and added that he had raised these with the US ambassador to Britain.

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World's largest gold miner hit by Tanzania export ban

Argus Research upgraded Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE: ABX ) rating on Tuesday, March 15. Reiterating their buy rating and 500p target price for the stock, analysts at Numis "continue to assume that both the government and Acacia are rational actors and that ultimately what the government wants is for Acacia to resume exports", a calculation partly based on Tanzania's needs to attract long term foreign investment for its oil and gas sector.

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Brazil president revokes order deploying troops in capital

Demonstrators take part in a mock funeral for Brazil's President Michel Temer , during an anti-government protest in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. In the wake of the announcement on the use of the military, senior officials began distancing themselves from the decision. The country's leading financial journal Valor Thursday published an interview with leading economist Yoshiaki Nakano, dean of the Sao Paulo School of Economy at the Getulio Vargas Foundation, in which he ...

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Flailing OPEC Leaves Western Oil Majors Holding the Bag

Yet the oil markets are unimpressed. In this instance, the fall in prices reflects repositioning among market-makers and short-term tactical traders rather than a re-evaluation of supply and demand fundamentals. "If anything, the simple extension begs questions about what happens next March and what OPEC's long-term strategy is for combating rising U.S. production and a prolonged global supply glut, to get prices back above $60", he said.

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Crude Oil prices lower on the back of OPEC's cuts

Less oil on the market normally means higher value per barrel. Among the 10 non-OPEC parties are Azerbaijan, Kingdom of Bahrain, Brunei, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Sultanate of Oman, the Russian Federation, Republic of Sudan, and the Republic of South Sudan.

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Iran accuses US of spreading iranophobia

It was his first major speech outside America, his first foreign tour (as president) and probably the first time he has addressed dozens of Muslim leaders (again as president). Many Twitter users compared Trump and the other two leaders to movie or comic book rogues, while others simply wondered what the lighted globe was.

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Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

As per Wednesday, December 23, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Shawbrook Group PLC (LON:SHAW) has "Sector Performer" rating given on Wednesday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets. It has a 2.32 P/E ratio. The Property Finance segment provides mortgages for investors, businesses and personal customers. ( NASDAQ:AAPL ), 37 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold.

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Sean Hannity's Seth Rich Obsession Just Cost Him An Advertiser

The story was published a week earlier and quoted a private investigator suggesting Rich had some connection to leaks of DNC emails during the last campaign. In a statement to Fortune , a company spokesperson wrote: "We have reviewed our programmatic television media strategy with our agency partners and reassigned this allocation".

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Pak hikes defence budget by 7 percent, allocates funds for CPEC projects

During Nawaz Sharif first year of current government, inflation remained high at 8.5 percent during FY 2013-14. Sources say the total budget outlay would be around Rs 4.8 trillion for the next fiscal year. He also highlighted that Pakistan's foreign reserves were at $6 billion in 2013 and now stands at $21 billion, and is expected to double, this year.

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North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

South Korea's Unification Ministry deems that reopening of communications with North Korea is a good idea. She added that Washington is "looking at third-country entities who are helping North Korea and putting sanctions on them because if you are supporting North Korea you are against the rest of the global community", referring to secondary sanctions on anyone supporting North Korea's illicit activities.

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What's at stake in Trump's push to rewrite NAFTA

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will fulfill the promises of this administration to dramatically reform NAFTA to focus on jobs that will help hardworking Americans". On the campaign trail and in office, President Trump derided NAFTA as a "horrible deal for the United States", "the worst trade deal maybe ever" and "a defective agreement".

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President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

USA and United Kingdom leaders on Friday vowed again to complete a bilateral trade agreement after a Brexit deal is complete. In terms of long-term policies, G7 leaders are also expected to talk about sustainable growth and development. The dramatic destination overlooks the Ionian Sea. This is a G7 summit of puppets. Disagreements are most likely to come over climate change and trade, the BBC's correspondent there said.

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Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

While he also accused low-spending members of the alliance of owing "massive amounts of money" to NATO, Trump said he and allies would drive out militants and urged all nations to do the same. "Twenty-three of the 28 nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defense", Trump said.

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Montana Republican Gianforte Wins U.S. House Race, Despite Assault Charge

On Wednesday night, Greg Gianforte - a Montana GOP candidate in a special election for a U.S. House of Representatives seat - allegedly body slammed a journalist. House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Gianforte a "wannabe Trump" at her weekly news conference and said she hopes the people of Montana use the election as a chance to set a high standard of behavior for their children.

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Hormel invests in new Jennie-O Turkey Store plant

The stock traded at a volume of 2.35 million shares. AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL)'s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 7566.60m. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.05%. Hormel Foods Corp's payout ratio is now 41.46%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

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Economists point out serious math errors in Trump's budget proposal

President Donald Trump this week unveiled a $4.1 trillion spending plan that imposes deep cuts in programs for the poor and low-income Americans such as Medicaid and food stamps while boosting spending for defense and border security .

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G7 Finance Ministers Meet In Italy

President Donald Trump . Mr Mnuchin presented a more conciliatory picture of discussions at the Bari meetings, citing the US's new trade deal with China and its willingness to commit to the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) as evidence that the administration was not anti-free trade - so long as it judged the conditions applied by other nations to be "fair".


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