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Ariana Grande posts touching photos following record-breaking One Love Manchester concert

President Trump has been ridiculed for his supposedly small hands for decades, and it's something he's even made reference to during his political campaigning. However, Usher wasn't the only artist not to turn up for the One Love Manchester . "This was an important day for him and for myself as a proud father", Usher said in his post.

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Why Lyft and nuTonomy Joined Forces on Self-Driving Taxis

Logan Green, CEO and Co-founder of Lyft, said that they want closer partnerships with the companies behind self-driving technology to see how their app can be integrated into those vehicles. GOOG, +0.19% GOOGL, +0.16% to collaborate on autonomous vehicles. The program is headed to Boston largely due to nuTonomy's ties to the city - the startup spun out from MIT and still calls Boston home.

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MPC meet: RBI may opt for status quo on rates tomorrow

According to India Inc , the time is opportune for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates as inflation is likely to remain at moderate levels. "...growth and investment need to improve". BofAML expects the RBI MPC to look through any inflationary/ deflationary impact of GST rates as a one-off adjustment. Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) expects May CPI inflation at about 2.5 per cent, with daily data showing food prices continuing to fall even in June on a good summer rabi harvest.

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Sterling hits 12-day high as investors bet on Conservative win

The pound has been buffeted over the last two weeks as polls have depicted a tightening race, raising the possibility that Prime Minister Theresa May might not be able to get the increased majority she had hoped. "There is a very simple rule of thumb: the larger the Conservative majority becomes, the more positive that is for sterling", Adam Cole, head of global foreign exchange strategy at Royal Bank of Canada, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television before the attack.

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Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

Mr. Trump's comments come as Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries have officially severed ties with Qatar and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups.

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Trump proposes privatizing U.S. air traffic control system

Trump made his remarks June 5 in a White House speech kicking off what has been described as "Infrastructure Week", a week when the president will propose numerous infrastructure programs. The FAA has defended its NextGen implementation. The US is nearing a growth rate of one billion passengers annually, with the sector costing the economy almost $25 billion a year.

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Analysts Consensus For Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS)

The Company operates over 730 Premier Inn hotels and over 64,000 rooms across the United Kingdom. About 439,523 shares traded. Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) has 0.00% since May 24, 2016 and is. GBX's profit will be $23.70M for 13.39 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. It now has negative earnings. Maltese Capital Management Llc owns 540,000 shares or 1.44% of their U.S.

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Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Lifted to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

Analysts expect Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to report $5.74 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research . The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 5th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.82%. Romo Tammy also sold $500,032 worth of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) on Monday, January 30.

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Trump will not block sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's testimony

During the White House briefing Monday, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the president would not assert the privilege in order to stop Comey's testimony. "Sooner rather than later, let's find out what happened and bring this to a conclusion", Blunt said on "Fox News Sunday". "Burr also told that former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn, a focus of the Russian Federation probe, had turned over some of the documents to the Senate intelligence committee in response ...

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General Motors shareholders reject stock split

In another win for GM in the activist fight, each of its 11 directors were re-elected with between 84% and 99% of the vote, according to the company. - Greenlight proposed splitting the stock into one class of shares that would be entitled to the company's $1.52 dividend in perpetuity and another class that would be entitled to any profit generated by growth.

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Qatar crisis undermines stability in Middle East region

Gulf countries previously recalled their ambassadors from Qatar in 2014, ostensibly over its support for the Brotherhood, but Monday's moves go much further. Sheikh Mohammed told the channel that the measures taken against Qatar affected its citizens and family ties in the Gulf Arab region, but said Doha would not take counter measures.

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British Airways cancels London flights over 'IT crash'

Experts predict the disruption could continue for several days and the airline is facing huge compensation costs after all its flights from the two airports were cancelled on Saturday. BA has apologised for the disruption and says IT teams are "working tirelessly" to fix the problem. Passenger Roshni Burt, who was flying from Heathrow Terminal Five to Bahrain with her young son, tweeted there was "chaos" and she was "shocked at the lack of security".

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London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers

Saturday's rampage was the latest in a string of attacks to hit Europe, including in Paris, Berlin and Saint Petersburg. Police shot dead all three attackers. It had been set at "critical" in the days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that an attack might be imminent because accomplices with similar bombs might be on the loose.

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NYC subway passengers trapped in dark, hot train for an hour

Some people took off shirts, others took off trousers, and one lady was forced to strip down to the point where passengers covered her with a jacket to preserve her privacy. The feeling of remotely cooler air felt unbelievable compared to how it felt on the train. Eventually another train pushed the broken F train from behind, to the platform which was so packed it took another ten minutes before they were allowed off.

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Oil prices slide over worries Middle East rift will undermine output cuts

President Donald Trump wants to "de-escalate" the crisis and is committed to holding talks with all parties, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters Monday. dollar to its lowest level since June 2016 on Tuesday because of concern about the long-term economic impact on Qatar after Saudi Arabia and the UAE severed ties with it.

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Visa Inc (NYSE:V), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY)

The company has market cap of $81.66 billion. About 133,508 shares traded. ( NASDAQ :EA) has risen 46.45% since June 5, 2016 and is uptrending. Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it's not easy how to pick stocks.

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British Airways points to human error for May flight outage

Hundreds of flights were cancelled after a shutdown of BA's data centre knocked out its systems, and reports suggest it could face a compensation bill of up to £150m. The actions of a technician who switched off and then reconnected the power supply to BA's data centre are expected to form the centre of the inquiry, which will be carried out by an as-yet-unnamed external company.

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UK retail sales fall as non-food sales hit six year low

The BRC found that spending on luxuries such as jewellery and watches increased, but so did spending on food. Separate figures from Barclaycard showed consumer spending growth fell to a 10-month low of 2.8% in May, as shoppers spent more on experiences over goods.

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San Francisco issues subpoenas for Uber, Lyft driver records

But she also provided an official response from Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's administration listing steps the city already has taken to reduce taxi regulations and costs, even as it has opened up the market to the ride-hailing industry. According to the authorities, the cars driving for Uber and Lyft often jam the streets, as well as invade bicycle lanes and double-park while they wait for their passengers, according to the city.

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Apple iOS 11 unveiled

Digitimes previously reported that the upstream supply chain's shipments for Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro have been increasing recently and the device's monthly shipment volume is expected to grow to 600,000 units in July, up from around 500,000 units now, helping its annual shipments to reach five million units in 2017.

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Qatar row: Over 200 Pakistani pilgrims stuck at Doha airport

Meanwhile its bulging $335bn (£260bn) sovereign wealth fund has been quietly extending its economic empire across the globe. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait, which has maintained diplomatic ties with Qatar, and made a decision to postpone a speech to the Qatari people as requested.

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China joins with European Union in sticking to Paris climate pact

An EU official in Brussels said on Wednesday that the accord concluded in 2015 would stay in force and continue to be implemented even if the United States withdrew. Meanwhile, India - which set a target of increasing its renewable power capacity to 175 gigawatts by 2022 - has exceeded its targets for wind power this fiscal year and has made some strides in increasing its solar capacity, according to a study from the World Resources Institute.

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Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

But "extreme vetting" is what's now in place, says Trump in yet another Monday tweet, saying the courts are slow and political . In his early morning Twitter messages on Monday, Trump potentially hurt his administration's legal case as it seeks to have the Supreme Court overturn lower courts' rulings and allow the travel ban to go into effect.

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Contractor charged with leaking NSA info on Russian hacking

A woman was arrested for leaking a top-secret National Security Agency document that reveals details about Russian hacking's influence on the USA presidential election , a senior federal official told NBC News . "The actors likely used data obtained from that operation to ... launch a voter registration-themed spear-phishing campaign targeting United States local government organizations".

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Apple iOS 11 adds 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

The release of the final version is slated for autumn alongside the new iPhone 7S and iPhone 8 smartphones. On-device learning will be more proactive and offer suggestions based upon your usage of Messages, Safari, News and Mail. Also there will a separate slot for in-app purchases. Further, Apple says, "iOS 11 lays ground work for the future, in that it "opens up to wonderful possibilities for augmented reality in games and apps".

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San Francisco investigating whether Uber, Lyft are public nuisances

The city attorney is seeking four years of records. Having shared them under protest in the past, Uber now maintains that doing so is an invasion of driver privacy. "We're more than happy to work with the city to address congestion, but it should be a comprehensive solution including construction, the city's population increase, and the rise of online delivery services", said Uber spokeswoman Eva Behrend.

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Arab powers sever Qatar ties, citing support for militants

The move followed severing of all land, air and sea links with Qatar and vice versa. The dispute among some of the world's richest countries broke out days after Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia and it wasn't clear if the USA was alerted to the move in advance.

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Our Bold Oil Price Prediction After the May OPEC Meeting

Global oil prices extended declines overnight as investors reacted to OPEC's decision yesterday in Vienna to extend an agreement among members and some non-member countries, including Russian Federation, that removes 1.8 million barrels of oil from the market each day for a further 9 months.

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Malta elections: Labour Party declares victory

A former academic, Busuttil may now face a challenge for the leadership of his party with the preliminary count suggesting Muscat's was almost as commanding as it was when he swept to power in 2013 . Elections weren't scheduled until 2018, but Muscat, 43, called the snap election last month as political pressure grew on his family and associates.

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Taleveras, two others win oil blocs in Equatorial Guinea

The Zafiro field, operated by ExxonMobil, is Equatorial Guinea's largest oil producer. The production-sharing contract with Exxon is for a block next to the Zafiro field, operated by the USA oil supermajor. Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Obiag-Lima made the announcement at the African Oil and Gas Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday.

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Apple Introduces HomePod Smart Speaker

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. For that reason, Apple made the point that the price of both of these items would normally be more expensive than the HomePod price. Externally, the Siri-enabled smart speakers would be best described as a Mac Pro with a mesh.

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Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling

The current White House needs Marine Mammal Protection Act permits from a specialized branch of the Commerce Department to allow five companies to use the technique. Previous testing, completed about 30 years ago, showed the Atlantic OCS could hold as much as 4.7 billion barrels of oil and 37 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, but some experts believe the reserves could be far greater.

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Continuing the climate battle, without the US

He know "the United States has to be responsible for it and that's what we're going to do", said Nikki Haley. "He knows that the USA has to be responsible with it, and that's what we're going to do". The president provoked widespread condemnation when he announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement. But nothing in the Paris accord stops the US from building coal plants to keep up with China or India.

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New search underway near home of London attackers

The identity of the last attacker in Saturday's attack that left seven dead and dozens wounded came as a new search was underway in a neighborhood in east London near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers. Butt was 27 and a British citizen born in Pakistan. An intelligence official with direct knowledge of the situation said the man is an influential businessman in the Jhelum district of Punjab province.

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Zuma's ANC dumps our economy into recession - Mmusi Maimane

Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) announced that South Africa's economy is officially in recession , with GDP growth for Quarter 1 of 2017 down 0.7%, which follows a 0.3% contraction in Quarter 4 of 2016. Africa's third-largest economy is under pressure after President Jacob Zuma fired its respected finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, earlier this year.


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