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Sterling drops on poll showing risk of hung UK parliament

ICM Ltd.'s poll, published the same day, showed the Tories with a 12-point lead. The prospect of no party having a clear majority in parliament could give a boost to any party able to put together a leading coalition - a possible boost to the chances for opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn .

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James Comey's Senate Testimony Is Officially Set for June 8

The committee's Republican chairman and senior Democrat have said members want to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the US intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. "The investigation would have always continued, and obviously, the termination of Comey would not have ended it". If Comey still worked for the government, any instruction from Trump not to testify about their private conversations would have teeth, because the ...

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Are Discerning Investors Interested in Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO)?

The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Friday, August 7. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, April 28. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communications accumulated 159 shares. Shares of Tesoro Logistics ( NASDAQ TLLP ) opened at 53.07 on Tuesday.

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OPEC oil squeeze to remain, but will it lift prices?

Oil's losses accelerated after OPEC agreed to extend its production cuts for nine months, according to media reports , citing a delegate at the highly anticipated meeting in Vienna . Previously, OPEC had only said it would consider extending its agreement by six months. Amid expectations of the cuts being extended, the oil market remained stable.

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Ride-hailing still coming to BC, but NDP, Greens offer few details

The possibility of an NDP minority government in B.C. reopening the debate on the Trans Mountain pipeline drew reaction even before details of the party's agreement with the Greens were released. "We will support the BC NDP in forming a stable minority government, while working with all parties on an issue-by-issue basis". Should my government not meet the test of confidence in the house, which I think is likely, then she would I think ask the NDP as the party that got the second largest ...

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Law Enforcement Torch Run heads through Ferndale Thursday WEDNESDAY

While the event is geared toward raising funds for Special Olympics , officers say it also helps them connect to the community in a unique way. The torch run is an annual relay fund-raiser conducted by police officers representing every branch of law enforcement across the state.

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May Jobs Report: 138000 More On Payrolls; Unemployment Dips Slightly

The past two months of job growth were also lower than originally reported, with March revised down to just 50,000 jobs added and April down to 174,000. But job growth in May was down across many key sectors. Manufacturing payrolls fell by 1,000. The manufacturing sector lost 1,000 jobs in May, breaking a five-month streak of factory job growth.

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Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

The U.S. last month struck a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after accusing Assad's military of killing scores of civilians with a nerve agent launched from the base. Putin accused the United States of carrying out "crude and systematic interference in Russian affairs for many years". He underlined the importance of the Paris climate accord , but noted that it's a framework agreement offering a broad room for maneuver for each signatory nation.

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World landmarks light up in green to support Paris climate deal

Merkel, whose country hosts this year's worldwide climate summit, said Trump's decision was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". Friends of the Earth International said " pulling out of the Paris Agreement would make the U.S. a rogue state on climate change ". "Committing to climate action means helping countries like Iraq and Somalia on the front line of extremism and terrorism".

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Peduto issues executive order committing Pittsburgh to climate change

Bill Peduto, the Democratic mayor of Pittsburgh, a city that symbolises the rise and fall of the USA coal and steel industries, said the city would proceed with plans made as Paris commitments. Macron said US scientists and entrepreneurs would "find in France a second homeland", inviting them to live in France where they could "work together on concrete solutions for our climate, our environment ".

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Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with dominant win vs Predators

Laviolette defended Rinne's play throughout the playoffs, which included a three-goal first round against Chicago, but wouldn't go as far as to confirm him for Game 3 - the first Stanley Cup home game in Nashville's history and one P.K.

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Zuckerberg: Some Tech Is Worrying, but Not Facebook

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg delivered the commencement speech today at Harvard University, and video clips of his speech soon made the rounds on social media.but not for the reasons you might think. He also talked about how he met his now wife at a farewell party just as he was leaving Harvard . During the speech, Zuckerberg noted how people are longing for connection that they used to get from work, church, or community.

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Trump's Saudi speech a good start - now action must follow

Trump, who missed an event at a youth forum in Riyadh because he was "exhausted", called for the Middle East to combat "the crisis of Islamic extremism, and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds". "Drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this Earth". Donald Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz , along with other leaders such as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi , visited the modern establishment, where dozens of experts monitor digital communications, as ...

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President Trump Condemns Islamic Extremism in Saudi Speech

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Trump's recent anti-Tehran remarks were aimed at "milking" Saudi Arabia . Trump encouraged Muslim leaders to own the responsibility for defeating Islamic terrorism, stating, "America is prepared to stand with you - in pursuit of shared interests and common security".

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IL moves one step closer to junk after S&P downgrade

Noting a third year of stalemated budget negotiations, S&P says "unrelenting political brinkmanship now poses a threat to the timely payment of the state's core priority payments". The operating deficit for the current fiscal year is $5.7 billion, according to Moody's Investors Service. "In just two years of his failed leadership, he has about tripled that stack of unpaid bills to $14.5 billion and growing".

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Documents: Pennsylvania doctor arrested at Trump Hotel spoke of McVeigh

At a news conference, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Peter Newsham said his department, as well as the Secret Service, received information from the Pennsylvania State Police at about 12:30 a.m. He also made mention of Olympic Park Bomber Eric Rudolph, who was convicted of perpetrating multiple acts of domestic terrorism. Police say the messages stated he was heading for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.in Washington, D.C.

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ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) 52 Week low stands at 21.45

About 101,322 shares traded. Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR) has risen 17.58% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.98% the S&P500. Heritage Wealth Advisors bought a new stake in Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE: ETE ) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Inc. Maintains Position in NextEra Energy Inc (NEE)

The Oral, Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through five geographic divisions, which include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa/Eurasia. Therefore 62% are positive. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/06/02/riggs-asset-managment-co-inc-maintains-position-in-nextera-energy-inc-nee.html.

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Analysts See $0.38 EPS for Conagra Brands Inc (CAG)

Conagra Brands Inc now has $17.29B valuation. The Firm operates through two divisions: Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The Firm sells branded and customized food products, as well as commercially branded foods. They set a "buy" rating and a $46.00 price target for the company. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, April 6 report.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

Wellington Mngmt Gru Llp has invested 0.01% in Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CIE ) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday, May 3rd. increased its stake in shares of Cobalt International Energy by 58.0% in the third quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Tudor Pickering.

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Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

That brought a rebuke from Bill Peduto, the mayor of Pittsburgh , in Pennsylvania, who declared that Trump's decision did not represent his city and vowed that Pittsburgh would stick to Paris accord guidelines, regardless of the official U.S.

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Trump begins four-year pullout of Paris climate accords

The polar ice caps could melt, the oceans might rise, and maybe someday Manhattan will be underwater because President Trump withdrew from the Paris climate agreement. The US is the world's second-largest emitter of carbon, following only China. Framing his decision as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris".

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Futures higher ahead of monthly employment data

A reading above 50 indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally contracting. The Institute for Supply Management said its barometer of USA factory activity edged up to 54.9 last month from 54.8 in April , while ADP reported private payrolls grew by 253,000 last month, beating analysts' median forecast of a 185,000 increase.

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

BNP Paribas downgraded the shares of LYG in report on Wednesday, January 13 to "Underperform" rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, October 4 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 6 with "Buy". HSBC Holdings plc lifted their price target on Aviva plc from GBX 500 ($6.42) to GBX 550 ($7.06) and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th.

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Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

She said she expects the legislature will test the confidence of the government in "short order", possibly as soon as early June. The NDP would then form government, with the votes of the Greens, with Clark remaining on as the opposition leader.

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Angela Merkel: Trump can't stop us on Paris deal

They also encouraged "all our partners to speed up their action to combat climate change". Knowing the good work that we and countless others around the world are doing, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about our planet's future.

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Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM

Once rated highly by voters across the spectrum as a strong, no-nonsense leader, May "is not the figure she was in the eyes of the public", says Stephen Bush in the New Statesman . He said the Tories are "weak and wobbly" and can not be believed following the PM's U-turn on the so-called " dementia tax " and her failure to set out how many pensioners stand to lose their winter fuel payments, policies which have been widely credited as a major factor in the narrowing of the polls.

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BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

Announcement of the partnership ends a stalemate that emerged last week when the final tally of votes from a May 9 election stripped Liberal premier Christy Clark of her majority. Details will be released Tuesday after the pact is ratified by members of the New Democratic Party, leader John Horgan said at a news conference with Weaver in Victoria .

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Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

For several months, the ongoing pay dispute has been the only story in Australian cricket . He said: "The guys have been great". "Whatever you have done in the past gives you a little bit of confidence, but then you have to start again", said Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe, the former Sri Lanka batsman .

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Responses to Trump's Paris exit

Trump said according to the Paris Climate deal terms, China will be allowed many coal plants and India will be permitted to double its coal production by 2020 but not the US. Calling it a global challenge, Solheim praised the nations that have come together to protect the future generations. "I think this is a very destructive, obstructive statement from a leader of perhaps the biggest polluter on earth and we are very disappointed as a small island country already suffering the ...

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Sean Spicer's simple response to Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

And while he has a long list of questions about whether members of the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, he said the media runs the risk of jumping to conclusions based on incomplete news reports .

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Northland Securities Reaffirms Corporate Rating for Alexander Mining plc (AXM)

Among 28 analysts covering Barclays PLC (LON:BARC), 16 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. GBX 1373.70's average target is -1.95% below currents GBX 1401 stock price. It has underperformed by 8.74% the S&P500. Extra Space Storage, Inc. The Company's refining segment operates independent refineries in Tyler, Texas and El Dorado, Arkansas (the El Dorado refinery).

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Main storm system moving into Oklahoma Friday

Saturday midday to afternoon the potential for more widely scattered showers and storms will blossom a little more across the eastern third of the state and should represent our highest chance for most locations. Highs will be near 70, cooling in the afternoon. Temperatures holding in the 50s and 60s Monday and Tuesday before a warming trend of the middle of next week.

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British Airways says computer outage causing global delays, cancels all London flights

It urged people not to come to the airport to try and retrieve bags. Terminals at Heathrow and Gatwick became jammed with angry passengers, with confused BA staff unable to help as they had no access to their computers, according to passengers interviewed by Reuters.

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Battle of bad reviews box office: 'Pirates' beats out 'Baywatch' bomb

The movie to push the studio past the milestone was " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ", the fifth installment in the franchise starring Johnny Depp that becomes increasingly dependent on global sales, but manages to make bank regardless.


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