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Penalty rate cuts won't be fully implemented until 2020

Fast food, hospitality, retail and pharmacy workers will see their Sunday penalty rates drop by five percentage points on July 1. "The solution is simple - these cuts can be stopped if Malcolm Turnbull supports Labor's legislation to do so", he said.

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Judge says part of lawsuit in Flint water crisis can proceed

Stair, who's white [and was the sales manager of the Genesee County Land Bank, ] was recorded making the comment by Chelsea Lyons , an environmental activist and independent journalist who has been active recently in the Flint water crisis .

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What's at stake for the U.S. after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

The US believes it is important that the Gulf Cooperation Council - which includes Bahrain , Kuwait , Oman, Qatar , Saudi Arabia and the UAE - remains intact, Tillerson said , urging the countries to sort out their differences. Qatar has for some time considered itself a "mediator" for some of the Middle East's most enduring disputes. All the nations also said they planned to cut air and sea traffic.

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Comey to testify Trump DID press him to end Flynn probe

Trump tweeted on Wednesday in a pair of missives, 'So now it is reported that the Democrats, who have excoriated Carter Page about Russian Federation, don't want him to testify . The Senate Intelligence Committee had announced on May 19 that Comey had agreed to testify in an open session. The source familiar with Comey's upcoming testimony asserted that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director would stand by his memo, potentially accusing Trump of obstructing justice.

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Gulf row: Qatar's foreign minister calls for calm as diplomatic crisis spirals

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni met with the Qatari Emir, and Qatar has quietly allowed Israeli representatives to operate in its territory. "A potential risk to monitor might be that Qatar will view this as being provided with less encouragement to comply with the agreed production quota", said Jameel Ahmad of futures brokerage FXTM.

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Trump Will Not Use Executive Privilege to Block Comey's Testimony

Comey is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill Thursday. Trump recently fired the veteran Federal Bureau of Investigation chief and said he was not doing a good job. In February, the day after Michael Flynn resigned as national security adviser, Trump asked Comey to shut down the FBI's investigation into Flynn, according to a memo Comey wrote after that meeting, details of which The New York Times obtained .

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London mayor: We won't let Trump 'divide our community'

The spokesman says Trump's tweet "deliberately takes out of context" Khan's remarks urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they see armed officers on the streets. The mayor had been referring to the increased police presence in the city. No reason to be alarmed . "It's even more important that we work together with our allies and our friends and our partners - yes, to keep us safe, but also to expand our understanding of what we can achieve together", Clinton said.

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Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

Trump has called an FBI investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation a "witch hunt" created to undermine the legitimacy of his 2016 election win. "There's a theory that Kennedy's assassination was arranged by the United States intelligence services", Mr Putin told NBC . "Are you all - have you all lost your senses over there?" There have been questions about this secret Russian dossier, which he says is fake, but which purports to have blackmail information ...

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Analysts Recommendations Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Ametek Inc New now has $14.30 billion valuation. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 84,435,016 shares of the company's stock worth $358,848,000 after buying an additional 3,420,318 shares during the period. Zacks Investment Management holds 0.02% in Ross Stores, Inc. Palo Capital invested in 2,306 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc reported 1.60 million shares stake.

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How the Cleveland Cavaliers are funding their own National Basketball Association finals defeat

Kevin Love provided a needed scoring boost in Game 2 after Kyrie Irving did the same in Game 1 but nearly no one else came through, sending the Cavs to a 132-113 loss and an 0-2 series deficit. "Now we got to go home and regroup". "That's what they do", James said. First, let's talk about what the Warriors are actually doing out there in a macro sense: maxing out efficiency with the best collection of players on the planet .

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Absconding businessman Vijay Mallya seen attending Virat Kohli's charity event

Mallya wrote on his Twitter profile, "Wide sensational media coverage on my attendance at the IND v PAK match at Edgbaston. I intend to attend all games to cheer the India team", tweeted Mallya. He was also the owner of now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines. Mallya, whose now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes more than Rs. 9,000 crore, including interest to various banks, had fled India on March 2 a year ago.

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Opec extends 1.8m barrel daily cut in oil production

Oil's earlier price decline, which started in 2014, forced Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to tighten their belts and led to unrest in some producing countries including Venezuela and Nigeria. Khalid Al-Falih Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and President of the OPEC Conference of Saudi Arabia speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , OPEC , at their headquarters in Vienna , Austria, Thursday, ...

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Reserve Bank holds rates for 10th time in a row

The Governor noted labour market indicators remained mixed, with stronger employment growth in recent months coupled with weak growth in total hours worked. Inflation is expected to increase gradually as the economy strengthens. He said that this may "take some pressure away from the RBA to keep rates steady, especially given that other sectors of the economy other than housing seemingly need interest rates set at a lower level to what they now are".

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Minimum wage to increase 3.3 % from 1 July 2017

From 1 July 2017, employees are entitled to a minimum take-home weekly pay of $694.90 per week, or $18.29 an hour. Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) says the Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to increase the minimum wage by 3.3 percent will put growth in the hospitality sector at risk.

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Walmart testing new home drop-off service at NJ stores

Now, our latest test is taking this another step further and leveraging one of our greatest assets - our associates - to get online orders to customers' doors. Walmart has stores within 10 miles of 90 percent of the US population, the company says. Deliveries will be assigned based on their route home so that they're not driving out of their way.

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Killing civilians, inadvertent crossers at LoC unprofessional, unsoldierly: Indian DGMO told

Referring to the situation along the 749 km-long LoC that divides the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Lt Gen Bhatt conveyed his commitment to ensuring peace and tranquility along the LoC saying it was contingent on the Pak Army's intentions and actions.

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Gov. Brown Says California May Ally With China to Fight Climate Change

A scholar of Pacific geopolitics says the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement leaves the door open for China to increase its influence in the Pacific. Iran is concerned that Trump may also make good on his threat to pull out of the nuclear deal signed with the United States and five other world powers in 2015 that lifted sanctions in exchange for curbs to Tehran's atomic program.

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As Russia probe grinds on, Trump struggles to gain traction on agenda

But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of facts", Trump would not try to halt the Comey testimony. "It makes it extremely hard for him to make a claim of executive privilege after he has already put it out there publicly", Rozell told The Washington Post.

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Trump urges tougher US travel ban, expedited court review

A later version of the order removed Iraq from the list of designated countries, but was still met with subsequent legal defeats that stalled its implementation. On Monday, Trump called Khan's explanation of his remark a "pathetic excuse". U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who opposes the ban, said on Monday Trump's tweets on the issue "clearly shows his intent" and his disdain for the judicial branch.

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Canadian victim in London attack died in her fiance's arms

Richard Barrett, former global counter-terrorism chief at MI6, responding to her comments in a column saying that May had overseen the development of the Prevent counter-terrorism strategy, yet the terrorist threat "is indisputably greater now than it was in 2001".

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What Trump's plan for air traffic control would mean for passengers

The White House used Mr Shuster's bill as a guide to form its proposal. "Our plan will get you where you need to go more quickly, more reliably, more affordably; and, yes, for the first time in a long time-on time", said Trump. Trump on Monday reaffirmed his support for a plan to transfer air traffic control responsibilities from the FAA to a self-financing, non-profit corporation.

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White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

Mr Comey's associates have alleged that Mr Trump asked the FBI director if he could drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his Russian contacts. He wrote, " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" He also admitted that he chose to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation from his top appointees at the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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The Amryt Pharma PLC's (FAST) Speculative Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Beaufort Securities

Laurentian has "Buy" rating and $3.25 target. JP Morgan Cazenove's PT gives a potential upside of 13.35% from the company's last stock close. The company was maintained on Monday, December 5 by Peel Hunt. The share price of the company (LON:HFG) was up +1.04% during the last trading session, with a high of 784.00 during the day and the volume of Hilton Food Group shares traded was 11218.

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UK Labour leader goes from no-hoper to crowd-puller

When we went to the room to see if we could talk to him, an admin person didn't want to let us in. "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" The Times said the YouGov data suggested that the Tories could lose up to 20 of the 330 seats they held in the last parliament , with Labour gaining almost 30 seats he Conservatives would still be the biggest party, but would not have an overall majority.

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Ariana Grande's Mom Walked Through Benefit Show With A Comforting Message

Cameras caught an officer in a hat and yellow safety shirt happily dancing in a circle with children and fans during Justin Bieber's performance, where Bieber urged the crowd to "fight evil with love". Grande introduced Imogen Heap during her set, who sat at the piano to sing "Whatcha Say" before a video message from David Beckham was played. The concert touched everyone's heart in the audience as well as Manchester's police officers.

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Putin to NBC's Kelly: Russian Election Interference 'Wouldn't Make Sense'

Comey associates have alleged that Trump asked the FBI director if he could drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his Russian contacts. He appeared irritated by Kelly's line of questioning, adding, "Have you all lost your senses over there?" Asked whether all 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that concluded Russian Federation interfered with the election are lying, he said: "They have been misled".

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Australia now need to beat England for spot

Pace bowler Mitchell Starc was Australia's most effective force with four wickets from his 8.3 overs. Twenty overs needed to be completed for a result and with David Warner (40 ) and skipper Smith (22) at the crease, a win seemed a formality under the Duckworth/Lewis system.

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Keselowski could 'throw up' over reax to Busch's mic drop

The track was really, really rough and the cars were - I was so loose at times today. Rahal took the lead in Sunday's race from Josef Newgarden on the fiftieth of the 60 laps and held on to a 1.177 second win although Newgarden ran the fastest lap of the race on lap 59.

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United States military officials hail successful test of missile intercept

A ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision. Despite the success, the $ 244 million test didn't confirm that under wartime conditions the US could intercept an intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea.

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Captain Virat Kohli wants relaxed India in Champions Trophy

It could be the most competitive game that you could be a part of (in IPL ) before the Champions Trophy '. Kohli described wicket-keeper-batsman Dhoni and veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh as "the two pillars" of the current Indian side. "That goes a long way in a tournament like this. The aim is always to win games, and I am willing to do whatever I can in my abilities to be able to achieve that for the team".

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UK PM May plans global network of trade commissioners post-Brexit

It comes as Mr Corbyn said Mrs May should step down as prime minister given the cuts to the police. Following horrific attacks in Manchester and London , Corbyn has called on the public to sack Theresa May for her role in cutting police number while Home Secretary.

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FIFA keeps close eye on Qatar's preparations for 2022 World Cup

Bahrain's statement also accused Qatar of financing armed groups linked to Iran to "carry out sabotage and mayhem in Bahrain ", and called it a "flagrant violation" of values, morality, principles of good neighborliness, morality, and worldwide law.

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Trump Won't Seek to Block Comey's Testimony, White House Says

Comey probably will be asked about conversations he had with Trump concerning Russian election meddling and the FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . For almost a month after being fired by U.S. President Donald Trump , James Comey has maintained a conspicuous silence. "That committee hearing was just notice and I think, obviously, it has got to be reviewed", he said.

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British Airways flights cancelled due to system outage

BA's website was unavailable and some travellers claimed they could not check in on the mobile app, with many venting their frustration on the social media. It blamed a power supply issue for the outage and said there was no sign it was under cyberattack. And said the IT teams are working "tirelessly" to fix the problems.

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German envoy to USA downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

As the president considers wider staff changes amid growing political fallout over probes into Russian Federation and his presidential campaign, the White House said a senior aide to Trump is leaving the job. Her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said on Monday the chancellor was a "deeply convinced trans-Atlanticist" who believes in the idea of Western unity.


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