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Qatar's sympathisers could face up to 15 years of prison

Trump even suggested a White House meeting among Gulf officials to resolve the crisis . The White House says the two leaders also discussed how to prevent the financing of terrorist organizations and eliminate "the promotion of extremism by any nation in the region".

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Where to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Dunkin' Donuts is giving customers a free classic donut, with purchase of any beverage, while supplies last. Guests at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts can choose one free donut from the entire menu on Friday, June 2. Entenmamnn's is running a National Donut Day sweepstakes from May 17 through July 15 with multiple ways to win. 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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Saudi-led squeeze on Qatar leaves Hamas facing big questions

Since the diplomatic row erupted, slogans against and in support of Qatar have dominated Twitter in Arabic, a platform used widely in the Arab world, particularly in Saudi Arabia . The base is also the regional headquarters of USA special forces and air force commands - two vital components of American military operations in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and beyond.

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Qatar Says in Talks with Iran to Provide Food Supplies

But Gulf Arab neighbours and Egypt have always been irked by its maverick stances and support for the Muslim Brotherhood , which they regard as a political enemy. Qatar Airways flies to Nairobi and was planning to launch direct flights to Mombasa. "Our expectation is that our initial steps were very strong.

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Pilots, Congress weigh on Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control

Proponents of the idea claim that privatization will ensure steady funding through user fees, as opposed to air traffic control relying on yearly appropriations from Congress. "A total waste of money". "We're really moving into the modern decade of technology in air traffic control". The group Flyers' Rights calls it the "creation of an airline-controlled corporate monopoly".

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CAA summer feeding begins June 12 at 3 sites

Running through July 28, the program does not require a certain income level or registration for children to utilize it. The nonprofit needs at least 25 volunteers per shift each day to ensure that the meals will be available for children over the summer.

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House Committee subpoenas ex-NSA, Trump's lawyer

Since his dismissal earlier this month, Comey had been expected to testify at some point about his private interactions with the president, as well as the detailed memos he took describing the conversations. "Any prior requests for information would have been undertaken without the Minority's knowledge", a senior Democratic intelligence committee aide told ABC News.

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Crude oil rises on tightening supplies, West Asian tensions

In March , according to the monthly data, daily oil production in Texas barely registered an increase, edging up 0.1 percent to 3.3 million barrels. The Friday weakness in crude added to the sharp drop seen last week, when disappointment that Opec didn't deepen the agreed production cuts, or extend it longer than the 9 months agreed to.

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Turkey's president voices support for Qatar

Trump's sharp criticism for Qatar comes at a delicate time for the sale, which includes as many as 72 F-15QA multirole fighter aircraft. But even with the White House's attempts at clarification, Trump's statements raise questions as to how the move impacts the USA military base in Qatar, as well as how the diplomatic stress serves American priorities and goals in the region.

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Comey: Trump said 'I need loyalty, I expect loyalty' in private meeting

Comey's testimony was publicly released intentionally Wednesday by the Senate intelligence committee at Comey's request, a Senate intelligence committee source said. "Regardless, it was very concerning, given the FBI's role as an independent investigative agency". Comey said he became concerned that Trump was trying to create "some sort of patronage relationship".

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Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russia probe would be 'appalling'

Former FBI director James Comey accused United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to get him to water down the bureau's investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election. "I don't feel it's appropriate for me to address that in a public session", Coats said. Focusing on the actual intent of the hearing, Coats said the intelligence community wants a controversial provision of the FISA law to be renewed.

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Is Buying Lithia Motors Inc (LAD) Here a Winning Strategy?

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Jefferies Group LLC set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Lithia Motors and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, March 16th.

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British police name third London attacker

Italian media reported that officials suspected he was bound for Syria and that Italian authorities had alerted their British counterparts about his movements. Zaghba was stopped previous year by Italian authorities at the Bologna airport because he appeared "agitated", at which point, having no luggage on his one-way flight to Istanbul, he told authorities that he was "going to be a terrorist," Politico reports.

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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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