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TWEETS: The reaction to a disappointing Lions loss

What may make many a fan happy was the sight of the young first five, Stephen Perofeta starting the match and while his performance was not flawless, he showed glimpses of his undoubted potential, the highlight a lovely long ball to put Reiko Ioane on the outside and away to score the opening try of the match, and a desperate cover tackle to see the Lions centre Jared Payne into touch before scoring.

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Powerball jackpot worth $375 Million for tonight's drawing

The odds of winning any prize in the drawing: 1 in 24.87. There are eight other prize tiers in each draw that could win you big bucks as well. A person from Arizona who chose to remain anonymous hit the $60 million jackpot on April 1 . The winning numbers for the 18th largest lottery drawing held in the US will be drawn shortly. One of the Florida tickets is worth $2 million since the victor spent an extra $1 to exercise the Powerplay option.

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Colony Starwood Homes Posted losses of -1.19% in the Last Trade

Colony Starwood Homes makes up about 5.2% of HGI Capital Management LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Suntrust Banks Inc.'s holdings in Colony Starwood Homes were worth $269,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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Six farmers shot dead at protest rally in India

As a result, many farmers had to dump their harvests or sell at prices below the minimum support price set by the government. Farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike from June 1 to June 10 to demand that their loans be scrapped and that their produce should be bought at a fair price.

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China dismisses Moody's downgrade as "inappropriate"

China's mainland stockmarket has suffered after credit ratings provider Moody's downgraded the country's debt on concerns surrounding the future of its economy. Moody's sees China's growth potentially declining to near 5 per cent over the next five years, even as the government's direct debt burden rises towards 40 per cent of gross domestic product by 2018 from about 14 per cent now.

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Trump to tap former Justice Dept official Wray to lead FBI

Department of Justice official and current D.C. lawyer, to be FBI director-but say they want to see him quickly assert his independence from the current administration. Early in his career, Wray, a 1992 graduate from Yale Law School, was an assistant US attorney in Georgia. He said the president hadn't consulted him, but he appeared positive about Wray's credentials, saying "he's the flawless kind of person".

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India rejects US President's allegation on Paris climate accord

Getting almost 200 countries to sign an unbinding agreement on the need to address climate change was an extraordinary accomplishment, one that actually resonated with the American people. But former Vice President Al Gore said the president's decision to back out, "undermined our country's stature". Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, made the Sunday talk show rounds to defend the White House decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement.

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Comey told Trump he was not under investigation

Equities were higher through most of the session, as investors awaited Thursday's testimony by former FBI Director James Comey to U.S. lawmakers. In what Comey said what his final one-on-one conversation with Trump, the FBI director again assured the president that he was not under investigation in a March 30 phone call.

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OPEC output cuts falls short of expectations: Angel Commodities Broking

While OPEC's move Thursday had been expected, some oil market investors had hoped producers would agree to longer or deeper cuts to drain a global glut of crude supplies. Otherwise, oil's weakness was the standout feature of Friday's markets. "The meeting which saw Malaysia's participation was concluded with continued commitment from non-OPEC countries, following OPEC's decision on the same day, to continue with production cuts for a further nine-months ending Quarter 1, 2018".

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Apple unveils HomePod speaker, iMac upgrades

It will ship later this year . " HomePod packs powerful speaker technology, Siri intelligence and wireless access to the entire Apple Music library into a handsome speaker that is less than 7 inches tall, can rock most any room with distortion free music and be a helpful assistant around your home".

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Canada to increase military spending 70 percent in 10 years

Canada's new defence policy coupled with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's address to Parliament this week show this country is moving into a post-American phase, says Stephanie Carvin, a former national security analyst, as well as an assistant professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.

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Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker

Also, HomePod is also compatible with Apple services like iMessage and HomeKit . That's it! It's very similar to Google's speaker/assistant combo, Home, in this respect. The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. Additionally, the speaker has a spatial awareness capability, allowing it to tune itself to best fill whatever kind of space it's being used in.

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Five Indian farmers shot dead as protests mount

The Maharashtra farmers' strike entered its seventh day, despite an assurance from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis that the state would waive distressed farmers' debts before October 31. Farmers in large numbers blocked a road in Berkheda Panth area, around 18 kms from Mandsaur on Wednesday. Continuing on the warpath, farmers today resorted to violence and arson in western Madhya Pradesh despite prohibitory measures, posing a major challenge for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and ...

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SCI Corporation (CVM) closed its previous trading session at $0.09

Return on equity measures is a company's ability to turn an investor's equity into profit. The Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of the stock is 89.94, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 0. According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -9.2 percent, SMA50 is -6.6 percent, while SMA200 is -51.11 percent. DISH price is down almost -2.88% from its 52-week high price of $66.44 a share but is up about 24.88% from its 52-week low price of $48.51 a share.

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Here's How The US-Mexico Sugar Deal Will Impact Coca Cola

Importantly, when the export limit is increased pursuant to a request by USDA prior to April 1, such sugar shall be subject to the pre-April 1 70/30 split and the 99.2 polarity divide, an added protection for USA domestic refiners. Grains Council. An agreement was expected to help avoid potential retaliation from Mexico on imports of U.S. high-fructose corn syrup, a trade battle that would heighten U.S.

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United States unemployment down to 4.3% in May, but fewer jobs were added

The historically low unemployment rate comes with the caveat that the labor force shrank last month. Wages rose by 4 cents in May, bringing the annual growth rate to 2.5 percent. Since January, the unemployment rate has fallen by a half a percentage point and the number of unemployed has declined by 774,000. Economists were expecting a nonfarm payrolls gain of 185,000 in May alongside a steady unemployment rate of 4.4% and a 0.2% increase in average hourly earnings.

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U.S. unemployment rate hits 16-year low in May

The labor force participation rate, or the share of working-age Americans who are employed or at least looking for a job, could have risen last month as college graduates enter the labor force. While minimum-wage increases in many states have pushed pay up in those sectors, employment growth in those fields drags on overall wage gains. This means despite gains in employment, the additional number of job-seekers in the country is rising faster than the number of jobs created.

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India Just Launched Its Largest Rocket Ever

India successfully launches GSLV-MK III D1 rocket, says ISRO . Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been promoting the home-grown space programme as a demonstration of low-priced technology and in February it launched 104 satellites in a single mission , majority for foreign customers.

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Australia's Vocus says KKR makes $1.65 billion takeover approach

The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform" on Thursday, September 24. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 2 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Wood on Monday, July 11 with "Market Perform". This is an increase from KKR & Co. L.P.'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16.

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London Attacker Khuram Butt: An Extremist With A Friendly Family Image

Police said that after three deadly attacks in three months they could hardly keep tabs on 3,000 people on the terror watchlist and 20,000 who have been on the intelligence radar in the past. Butt was known to police and MI5 and Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said an investigation into him started in 2015. However they also said, "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly".

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The Trump-Comey relationship

The Senate Intelligence Committee has posted former FBI Director James Comey's opening statement for the record when he testifies Thursday, and it is a doozy. Evan Siegfried, a Republican strategist, doesn't know how effective this strategy will be, but he said it has clearly fired up Trump's base, which sees the president as a victim of a witch hunt.

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Tesco PLC (TSCO) Receives "Buy" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 13 investors sold Pets at Home Group PLC shares while 44 reduced holdings. It has underperformed by 15.64% the S&P500. The stock rating of Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) was reconfirmed by research professionals at Shore Capital. Therefore 100% are positive.

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Apple unveils smart speaker as first new product in years

That's probably not a surprise considering the way Apple talked about it on-stage - Phil Schiller referred to the machine more as a "breakthrough home speaker " rather than the avatar of a virtual assistant. " Apple's base should like it, because they are committed to the ecosystem", Enderle said of HomePod . "That both plays to Apple's strength and history in music and avoids the direct comparison in terms of price because this really does a lot more".

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Trump's tweets are 'official statements': Spicer

The ban and a second version written to better withstand legal scrutiny have been held up in court. Sessions remains at the Justice Department, where a spokeswoman told CNN that he is not stepping down. In Mr. Trump's view, they said, it was that recusal that eventually led to the appointment of a special counsel who took over the investigation. The president's got a full day on Thursday.

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Shella Ng Acquires 4420 Shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Stock

TX's holdings in Yum China Holdings were worth $1,004,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. About shares traded. Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. YUMC's value Change from Open was at 1.23% with a Gap of 0.05%. FNY Partners Fund LP raised its stake in Yum China Holdings by 3,600.0% in the first quarter.

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Acrospire Investment Management LLC Reduces Stake in Hooker Furniture Co. (HOFT)

State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 0% or 1,000 shares. Sweet David G had sold 1,903 shares worth $67,766. The company has market cap of $490.87 million. Finally, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main purchased a new position in shares of Hooker Furniture during the fourth quarter worth approximately $255,000.

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Analysts Estimates And Ratings Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

It has outperformed by 40.77% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2016 Q4. ETE comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.46 that's below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (15.79) and its peers (5.06).

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What to Know About the Three London Bridge Attackers

London's Metropolitan Police said one attacker was Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27. Butt had appeared in a documentary " The Jihadis Next Door " and was known to investigators but police said he was not believed to be plotting an attack.

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Comey confirms Trump told him to let Flynn probe go

Ahead of the meeting, Comey discussed with the FBI's leadership team " whether I should be prepared to assure President-Elect Trump that we were not investigating him personally ", Comey wrote, noting the bureau did not have an open counterintelligence case on him.

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Etihad says Qatari passport holders barred from travel or transit via UAE

Trump on Tuesday hinted that the "hard line" with Qatar was partly a result of his tour of the region in May. "Such a resolution would likely be triggered by, first, a consensus within the Al Thani family that mediation or smaller concessions would not appease Saudi Arabia and the UAE and, second, signals from the U.S.

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Trading Ambarella's (AMBA) Earnings with Options — Bartosiak

Geode Cap Ltd owns 62,958 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Quantbot Technologies Limited Partnership owns 0.04% invested in Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ: AMBA ) for 7,185 shares. With short interest at 3,886,875 and short average daily volume at 465,975, the short-interest ratio is 8.3 and the short interest percentage is 0.12% as of April 28.

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Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2

And probably a little nerve-racking. Game 4 was more like affirmation that the NHL's top goalie through the first three rounds of the playoffs (12-4, 1.70 goals-against average, .941 save percentage) had put aside his clunkers in Games 1 and 2.

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Were Analysts Bullish Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) This Week?

Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $125 target. Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Gilead Sciences by 51.9% in the first quarter. Ifm Investors Pty Ltd expanded its investment by buying 100 shares an increase of 0.6% from 12/31/2016 to 03/31/2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.98 in 2016Q3.

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California's governor signs a climate agreement with China

Two unnamed officials sent to brief the press after the president's Paris agreement speech said that they couldn't speak to his "personal views". President Trump's withdrawal from the agreement last week stunned the world, and now U.S. "What is most important, is the political will of a leader who take a country on a low-carbon development pathway", Didit said. Perhaps more surprising has been the opposition from among the most greenhouse gas-intensive industries, such as leading United ...

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Payments in UAE banking system normal, c.bank says after Qatar rift

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash threatened more curbs if necessary and said Qatar needed to make "iron-clad" commitments to change policies on funding militants. Foreigners residing in Qatar and in possession of a Qatari residence visa would also not be eligible for visa on arrival in the UAE, Etihad spokesman said in an email .


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