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South Korea military 'hid missile launchers from Prez'

The THAAD battery was initially deployed in March in the southeastern region of Seongju with just two of its maximum load of six launchers to counter the North Korean missile threat. China has denied it had discriminated against South Korean companies, which have faced product boycotts and bans on Chinese tourists visiting South Korea.

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Several factors responsible for decline in GDP growth: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley on three years of Modi govt: Saying that India was nowhere on the global radar three years ago, Arun Jaitley claimed the Modi government inherited corruption and indecision. On the fall of the GDP figures, Jailtey said that the 7%-8% GDP growth in India was "fairly reasonable" considering global standards. "We set a new normal after demonetisation".

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Sailing - Ainslie loses to France in setback to America's Cup hopes

Ainslie's crew - including Rio 2016 Team GB gold medallist Giles Scott - are now tied at the top of the qualifiers series rankings, thanks to their win over Sweden and two-points from last year's America's Cup World Series. A point is awarded for a win and the overall victor gets a bonus point that they take into the America's Cup itself, while the crew with the lowest score is eliminated from the competition.

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Senate likely won't repeal Obamacare totally

President Donald Trump returned to his favorite social media platform Tuesday morning calling for an end to the legislative filibuster in the United States Senate in order for the legislative branch to push through his agenda more quickly.

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One must not overlook these names while making investment: Array BioPharma Inc

The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Wood. Jefferies maintained Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: ARRY ) on Monday, August 29 with "Buy" rating. Last time, the company failed Wall Street by reporting EPS of $-0.21, smashing the consensus of $-0.16 per share. On Wednesday, March 15 the insider SELIGMAN NAOMI O sold $128,020.

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Kachikwu: Nigeria open to joining OPEC production cut - but not right now

Rising U.S. production has limited the effectiveness of the earlier output deal, and any price bump from the latest deal could put renewed downward pressure on crude as shale companies rush to pump more oil. USA oil production has already risen by 10 per cent since mid-2016 to over 9.3 million bpd , close to the output of top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia.

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Should You Buy Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) On Current Analyst Views?

Societe Generale raised Unilever NV from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. 05/12/2016 - Meggitt had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche. As per Wednesday, May 24, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Liberum Capital restated a "hold" rating on shares of Unilever NV in a research note on Monday, March 27th.

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1st State of Origin: New South Wales beats Queensland 28-4

New South Wales coach Laurie Daley has called on the referees to police the ruck during tonight's opener at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, after accusing Queensland of turning last year's series into a dour wrestle-fest. "But he was a great character to have around the club, he was the ideal build for a ball carrier in the forwards and he was very intimidating". "I don't think he is at risk of doing something silly".

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Crude oil prices plunge sharply on Thursday

The price of oil has fallen by about 5%, despite oil-producing nations agreeing to extend production cuts for a further nine months. OPEC's move was greeted by a sell-off. "But all indications discovered that a nine-month extension is the optimum", he said. US shale production requires a higher price to be profitable compared with traditional crude oil .

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China postpones portion of cybersecurity law

Although some have praised the new law's implementation, especially amid fears after the global WannaCry ransomware attack, companies are jittery about their products or services having to go through even tougher security checks, saying it will hinder cross-border trade.

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Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums´ vote

At a campaign event tomorrow, she is expected to warn that the European Union has taken an aggressive stance to the negotiations, and that she needs the strong endorsement of the British public to fight for a good exit deal. But her Conservative Party remained on 43 percent according to a survey conducted by Survation for ITV's Good Morning Britain programme, seeing their lead drop as support for Labour rose 3 percentage points to 37 percent.

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Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards

Physicians' groups said in a letter they fear seniors will lose or forget to bring the new Medicare cards to appointments, and there is no backup plan for doctors to gain access to the new identification number. CMS will assign all Medicare beneficiaries a new, unique MBI number which will contain a combination of numbers and uppercase letters. "You should treat your Social Security number as confidential information and avoid giving it out unnecessarily".

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LLC Takes Position in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

Adirondack Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN) for 170 shares. The stock rose 0.23% or $0.35 reaching $154.02. Investors sentiment increased to 2.89 in 2016 Q4. It is positive, as 40 investors sold CXO shares while 127 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes.

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Nigeria's oil production rose by 274000 barrels per day in April -OPEC

We continue to expect OPEC production cuts to have their intended consequences, and we expect a favorable outcome to the May 25 OPEC meeting . S&P Global, a US credit ratings specialist, on May 12 cut its debt rating on Oman, a non-OPEC producer, to BB+, one notch lower than before and a speculative grade.

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America Abroad: 'After Paris: Global Approaches to Climate Change'

Soon after the news broke, an official from the European Union confirmed that the EU and China would "reaffirm" their committment to the deal despite the US' decision, AP reported . As we win locally, countries across the world are already moving forward on meeting and surpassing their climate commitments. The decision, which will be announced this week, would put the USA at odds with almost every other nation on earth and will be a major break from worldwide partners that would ...

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Donald Trump resisting pressure over threat to quit Paris climate deal

Almost 70 per cent of Americans, including a majority of people in all 50 states, support the Paris climate deal that Donald Trump is expected to withdraw from this week. After he took office, he appeared poised to leave NAFTA, the free trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, but didn't. The decision will put the United States in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement .

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Ainslie shows impressive speed as America's Cup qualifiers begin

Race two proved an enthralling encounter as Artemis Racing came from behind to complete a spectacular turnaround to beat SoftBank Team Japan. In boats built for pure speed, the Japanese had drawn level with the BAR team, who set about getting back the lead.

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Doubts raised over BA's power problem claims

The airline said in a statement: " There was a loss of power to the United Kingdom data centre which was compounded by the uncontrolled return of power which caused a power surge taking out our IT systems. A representative from British Airways said the airline will adhere to the regulations and "we ensure all of our customers are aware of what their rights are".

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Donald Trump 'set to withdraw from climate change deal'

He said that even though "it looks like that attempt failed". the "law is the law". Once in power, Trump and Pruitt have moved to delay or roll back federal regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions while pledging to revive the long-struggling US coal mines.

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Hot Stocks To Watch: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

Oppenheimer maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. More interesting news about Gilead Sciences , Inc. Dearborn Partners LLC now owns 201,440 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $15,938,000 after buying an additional 2,779 shares during the last quarter.

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Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Skechers USA (SKX)

Flinton Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Skechers USA by 3.8% in the first quarter. 1,500 shares were sold by RAPPAPORT RICHARD , worth $41,850. If you are reading this report on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright laws.

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Narendra Modi leaves for Russian Federation after 'successful' visit to Spain

During Modi's visit, India and Spain signed 7 agreements that included cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation. Ahead of talks with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that terrorism posed the biggest challenge to the world and fighting it was a key element in India-Spain ties.

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Garcetti confirms LA in talks to host 2028 Olympics

The IOC executive board is scheduled to meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, in June to discuss whether it would be feasible to award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics when it meets in Lima in September. Paris says that because a housing project that would first become the 2024 Olympic Village needs to move forward as planned, the Games concept is unavailable after that date.

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Trump Nears Break With Climate Accord: Business Leaders React

Trump's top aides have been divided on the accord. But Musk has long held climate change as a personal passion topic, even positioning Tesla as a beacon of hope because its electric vehicles do not generate carbon emissions that cause global warming.

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Demonetisation results in GDP growth slowing down to 6.1% in Q4 FY17

Demonetisation seems to have impacted the GVA in the third as well as fourth quarters of 2016-17 which slipped to 6.7% and 5.6% respectively, from 7.3% and 8.7%. Sunil Kumar Sinha, principal economist at India Ratings & Research, expects a lift of 0.9% to 1.7% to gross domestic product "if the GST is implemented properly".

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Electoral reform, killing pipeline part of NDP-Green minority deal in BC

What we got were platitudes from Clark about the message from voters being about cooperation, ill-advised bluster from B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver about forcing a change to the voting system without a referendum, and hollow rhetoric from NDP leader John Horgan that nearly 60 per cent of voters rejected the B.C.

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President Trump calls Germans 'very bad' and promises to stop car imports

As long as Trump is president, you can be sure he will do everything in his power to stop at least one foreign thing from entering the country: whether it be illegal Mexican immigrants, muslim refugees or even just some German automobiles.

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India, Spain sign agreements in cyber security, renewable energy

He will be visiting Piskarovskoye Cemetery in honor of those who lost their lives during the Siege of Leningrad (1941-1944). Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek to fix India's drifting partnership with Russian Federation when he meets President Vladimir Putin this week.

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Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

Mr Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Monday to mark Memorial Day, but had to quickly pivot to the Russian Federation uproar after returning to Washington last Saturday from his first worldwide trip since taking office. Representative Adam Schiff said in an interview with ABC News. Last week, it was confirmed the 36-year-old, who is married to Mr Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka, was the focus of the FBI's ongoing investigation.

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Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

He then tweeted that he would make an announcement this week. With coal workers at his side, Trump signed an executive order in March that pulled the plug on a number of Obama climate-change rules, his clearest signal yet he wasn't going to enforce President Barack Obama's greenhouse-gas emission limits for power plants.

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EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump

At the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Nicaragua representative Dr. Paul Oquist said the agreement didn't go far enough, adding that voluntary responsibilities are a path to failure, TelesurTV reported . Michael Brune, the executive director of the Sierra Club, said that Trump's decision to leave the agreement would be an historic mistake that "our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality".

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Aetna in talks to move headquarters from Connecticut

But that doesn't mean Malloy and Bronin will stop trying, and even if they believe, or learn, that Aetna's headquarters will move, they will keep making offers. started there in 1819. In an employee e-mail, C-E-O Mark Bertolini said Aetna's in talks with other states about the move. Nor has it said definitively what might happen to the thousands of employees now based in the state.

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Trump expected to pull the US out of Paris climate agreement

After taking office, however, Trump faced pressure to stay in the deal from investors, global powers and business leaders, including some in the coal industry . President Trump's likely decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord has been condemned by environmentalists and some Democrats, who view the deal as critical to the health and survival of our planet.

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MA officials urge Trump to stay in climate deal

He was set to meet Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who supports remaining in the deal, said the report . Friends of the Earth's chief executive Craig Bennett said the organisation would campaign against any trade deal with the USA if it "turns its back on its global responsibility to tackle climate change ".

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Poll Suggests Theresa May Will Lose Her Majority

May called a snap parliamentary election for June 8 - three years early - arguing that a bigger majority for her Conservatives, also known as Tories, would strengthen Britain's hand in Brexit negotiations with the EU. "There is a slightly more cautious attitude as a result of those narrowing polls", said Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets. The Liberal Democrats were predicted to nab 9% of votes, UKIP 4% and votes for other parties 7%.


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