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State may sell bigger AIB stake at €13bn valuation

The Irish State owns approximately 99.9% of AIB's Ordinary Shares having invested c.€20.8 billion in AIB since 2009, €6.6 billion of which has already been returned in capital, fees, dividends and coupons. "The combination of a strong Irish economy with a growing European economy as a backdrop and a strong franchise here means that there is very significant investor appetite", AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne told national broadcaster RTE.

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No budget deal yet as IL nears end of legislative session

The budget plan at hand, borne of months of bipartisan Senate negotiations, called for spending $37.3 billion fueled by $5.4 billion in tax increases. "No way. I've said I'm opposed to stopgap spending bills". The nation's second-largest district had banked on $215 million in pension relief from Springfield, which Rauner vetoed late past year.

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Eni launches Coral South LNG project in Mozambique

Eni has signed contracts and inked regulatory and financial agreements for its proposed Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) project offshore Mozambique. Italian energy company Eni launched the implementation phase of its Coral South LNG project, a floating facility drawing in the gas reserves discovered by the company in the Rovuma basin off the coast of Mozambique in deep waters.

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Doughnut delivery by drone in Denver is a peek at the future

There are very few national food holidays we'll get behind these days, but National Doughnut Day still holds our attention. Whether you like them sprinkled , glazed, powdered or just plain doughnuts or donuts to satisfy that sweet tooth, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this day.

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Apple to launch new MacBook Pro next week

Now in the United States, customers looking to purchase the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar are being given estimated free delivery shipping windows for between June 6-8. Finally, there are also four models detailed in this leak that appear under "Tablet PC brand", which could point to the launch of new iPads at the WWDC keynote.

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Is Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) a good buy?

The company has total market capitalization of $7.24B and a total of 425.64M outstanding shares. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $51.53 per share. Another trade for 141,000 shares valued at $15.31 million was made by HOLLIDAY MARC on Wednesday , December 21.

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Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Arnold Schwarzenegger is assailing President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, saying that a grassroots movement committed to "a clean future" will rise up against Washington. "We are already halfway there and we can accelerate our process further even without any support from Washington", Bloomberg said. In addition, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg also vowed to put up $15 million of his own money to help the group meet the terms of ...

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Blow to Donald Trump as US jobs growth slows down

The specter of solid USA growth led traders to nearly fully price in chances that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its June 13-14 policy meeting. Government data on Thursday showed United States of America crude inventories dropped by 6.4 million barrels, greater than a forecast 4.4 million-barrel decline.

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Business dismay over Trump's Paris pull-out

In addition to this wave of protest, former United States President Barack Obama applauded the efforts of the administration to outthrow the decision made by the President. Here are the reactions from all over the world on the US Leaving the Paris Agreement . Pro-Paris figures in the White House thought Trump was presented with misleading or out-of-date information about the global climate accord, the report said.

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Mail carrier arrested for feeding dog meatballs with nails

A joint investigation by the local police and the Postal Service determined that she allegedly fed the meatballs with nails to at least one dog. A report via AL told of the mail worker since released from the Madison County Jail after posting $2,500 bail.

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Connecticut Joins States Agreeing To Adhere To Paris Accord Despite Trump's Withdrawal

The 2016 Paris Accord was regarded as a landmark deal that brought so many nations together , but back in 2009 the Copenhagen summit tried and ultimately failed to produce comparable results. Climate Interactive found that by not following through on its Paris climate commitment, the United States would spew an additional 1.4 gigatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year through 2025, as compared with the us following through on its commitment.

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Africa condemns Donald Trump exit of Paris Agreement

In a joint statement, the three leaders asserted that the Paris climate agreement can not be redrafted, saying that it was "irreversible" and is "a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies". In briefing just now, White House official responds to question about whether Trump thinks climate change is real: "Can we stay on topic?" "Responding to the problem of climate change is a global issue, we'll continue to work with the USA on the problem", Chief Cabinet Secretary ...

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The brutal war and sweet patriotism that led to National Donut Day

It started when two volunteers got crafty and fried donuts in soldiers helmets. "What we do is we are called whenever there's a person in need, we respond to that scene and provide them the means possible for that moment, for that time", said Penny, with the Victim Advocate Program.

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FY2017 EPS Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG) Raised by Analyst

It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500. Strs Ohio reported 0% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). During the same period past year, the firm earned ($0.13) EPS. The ratio dived, as 242 active investment managers started new and increased positions, while 191 cut down and sold holdings in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.

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J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "J C Penney Company Inc ( JCP ) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold" was reported by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer. The lowest target is $8.5 while the high is $11.0. Gavekal Capital Llc increased Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) stake by 10,015 shares to 138,671 valued at $10.39 million in 2016Q4.

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Planting nearly done, Minnesota farmers want warm sunny days

There were 3.1 days suitable for fieldwork. Corn emerged was at 80 percent, compared to 86 percent previous year. "The average would be nearly 3 bpa less than the adjusted trend yield USDA used it its May supply and demand forecast for new crop, which is based on average weather and timely planting".

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World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' after Trump's snub

The group is still hashing out the details after an initial rush of statements from mayors condemning Trump's decision , Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) said in a phone interview Thursday. " Canada has had more progressive policies on climate for a couple of decades than in the U.S.in general and a lot of the actions in Canada has come from the provinces as is also the case in the USA ", said Sydney Ribaux.

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Dakota Access pipeline expected to begin shipping Thursday

The underground Dakota Access Piipeline would transport 470,000 barrels of crude oil a day, which would be sent to markets and refineries in the Midwest, East Coast and Gulf Coast regions, according to Energy Transfer Crude Oil Co. "People are coming out against dirty fossil fuel infrastructure projects that would lock us into carbon producing fossil fuels potentially for decades", said Cathy Collentine with the Sierra Club, which was involved in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.

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China Likely To Gain As US Withdraws From Paris Agreement

The long-anticipated withdrawal announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday will boost China's influence in global climate politics and ease pressure to make more ambitious Carbon dioxide cuts of its own, analysts said. he further justified his decision terming his decision as one made in the best interest of his country. "Climate change is real, is largely the result of human activity, and is already affecting our health", Ende said.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc now has $13.19 billion valuation. Aew Capital Management L P holds 3.23% of its portfolio in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc for 7.17 million shares. 31,147 Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares with value of $561,064 were sold by TYRRELL NATHAN S. The insider MACNAMARA BRIAN G sold $163,343.

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Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury

While India and Australia are being pegged as the two likeliest to meet in the final, there will be teams like hosts England who will have a lot to say about that. Root's century was backed up by 95 from Alex Hales and an unbeaten 75 from Morgan. The under-pressure opener was caught at short fine leg attempting a ramp shot with just one run to his name.

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Vladimir Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia

Speaking at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Putin said he did not want to judge Trump for his decision, but thought Washington could have remained in the 2015 Paris climate pact by amending the scale of existing us undertakings.

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Trump Tirade against India, China on Climate Deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May told Mr Trump in a phone call that she was disappointed, and said that the UK was committed to the deal. Others including Russia , India and Mexico quickly signaled their commitment to the accord, although a Kremlin aide said it would not be viable without United States participation.

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World Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Paris Climate Pact After Trump Pulls Out

World leaders have reacted with anger and defiance after President Donald Trump announced that the United States, the world's second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris climate agreement . Trump said the Paris accord would undermine the US economy, cost U.S.jobs, weaken national sovereignty and put the country at a permanent disadvantage to the other countries of the world.

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Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on German trade tactics and defense spending. "We do not have the right to spoil the environment for future generations. that is, morally speaking, a crime on our part", Modi said after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel .

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Astrazeneca Plc (Call) (AZN) Shareholder Highland Capital Management LP Lifted Position

Shares of Connect Group PLC ( CNCT ) traded up 0.40% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 125.75. Metro Bank PLC (LON:MTRO) has 0.00% since June 2, 2016 and is. Another recent and important CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG) news was published by Fool.Co.Uk which published an article titled: "Are Sirius Minerals plc, Iomart Group plc & CVS Group plc 3 must-have small-caps?" on May 17, 2016.

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Juve must be "fiendish" to beat Real, says Allegri

As a result, the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid looks set to garner a huge amount of viewers. Both teams have an array of world-class talent that will be on display tomorrow night. Previous encounters between the two have been quite interesting. The team from Turin have conceded just twice in the knockout stages of the competition, less than anyone else.

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British Airways Monday Flight Update

Until now, Mr Cruz had only posted videos on Twitter apologising for what he called a " horrible time for passengers", the report noted. British Airways says it's continuing to work hard to resume a normal flight schedule at two London airports a day after a global IT failure crippled its services.

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USA job growth stumbles in May, unemployment rate dips to 4.3%

It includes unemployed workers under the standard definition, plus everyone only marginally attached to the labor force (such as discouraged workers) and people who work part time but want full-time work. Economists expected 184,000 new jobs and a jobless rate of 4.4%. Some said it is a sign that job growth is slowing down after three straight years of jobs gains and major drop in unemployment.

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Walmart is using virtual reality to train its employees

One of the major challenges in this scenario is that the headsets Walmart are implementing, such as the Oculus Rift , can be costly, limiting how many headsets Walmart can have in a training center. Walmart employees across the United States will be preparing for the job with virtual reality headsets by the end of the year. These virtual reality experiences are meant to be used in addition to other training materials, reports Tech Crunch .

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US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 per cent

One unusual characteristic of today's job market is that the unemployment rate keeps falling even as hiring has slowed. Reversing an nearly two-year long trend in which the number of people looking for work had inched up, the labor force participation rate dropped by 0.2 percent in May, a discouraging note in a less than robust monthly report on unemployment.

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Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

Trump said he would announce later on Thursday a decision on whether to keep the United States in a global pact to fight climate change, as a source close to the matter said he was preparing to pull out of the Paris agreement. Still, oil markets received some support from official US data that showed the country's crude inventories fell sharply last week as refining and exports surged to record highs.

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P. Has $949000 Stake in Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI)

Also, the number of hedge funds holding Baker Hughes Inc in their top 10 equity positions increased from 7 to 9 for an increase of 2. Hancock Holding Co. Baker Hughes Incorporated has a 52-week low of 41.74 and a 52-week high of 68.59. Topeka Capital Markets upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, December 8 report.

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U.S. employers add modest 138000 jobs; unemployment rate at 4.3 percent

The highest employment rate was found in El Centro, California at 19.2 percent. Since January, the unemployment rate has declined by 0.5 percentage point, and the number of unemployed has decreased by 774,000. Annual growth in average hourly earnings was a so-so 2.6 percent in April. As payrolls continue to climb, however, many employers are facing a shortage of available labor, as we saw in the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book report this week.

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Democratic Senator: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey To Nix FBI Investigation

Comey is known to keep such memos to keep record of important professional episodes, like the night in 2004 when he stopped senior members of the Bush administration from reauthorizing the domestic surveillance program without proper approval.


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