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House votes for final approval of tribes' casino in East Windsor

The bill still needs to be approved by the Senate before the session adjourns at midnight Wednesday. MGM Resorts has pointed out that a property of this kind would require a license fee of at least $100 million, which would go directly to CT.

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ECB president sees inflation still subdued

The move down was largely put down to reports that said that Draghi would revise his inflation expectations but then the entire move quickly reversed as another report said that he would be hawkish about growth. On the one hand, the current positive cyclical momentum increases the chances of a stronger than expected economic upswing. At the time of writing, the Euro US Dollar exchange rate was trending lower at 1.12.

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European Central Bank holds key rates, sees no further cuts

Italy's bonds cheered the banking sector talk and the pound and the euro were at US$1.2972 and US$1.1259 respectively, the former near a two-week high and the latter just off a seven-month high. Analyst Carsten Brzeski at ING-DiBa described the bank's statement as "a very first baby step toward tapering" the stimulus effort. The ECB has confirmed that it will continue its asset purchase program until the end of December this year - and further still, if necessary.

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Saracens & Clermont to face Champions Cup rematch

Ulster will face Wasps, La Rochelle and Harlequins in Pool 1 . Munster , who reached the semi finals last season, are in pool 4 with Racing 92, Leicester and Castres. Pool 4: Munster , Racing 92, Leicester Tigers, Castres. The "pool of death" sees Clermont Auvergne face off with Saracens, Ospreys and Northampton.

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Isro launches its heaviest rocket carrying GSAT-19 satellite

India's heaviest rocket GSLV MKIII-D1 carrying communication satellite GSAT-19 launched from Sriharikota on Monday. As the over 25-hour countdown progressed today at the Sriharikota Space Centre for the launch of India's heaviest rocket , a 100-odd engineers and scientists at ISRO or the Indian Space Research Organisation had reason to feel nervous.

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Alibaba sales forecast tops all estimates as new forays pay off

Alibaba Chief Financial Officer Maggie Wu said overnight at the company's investor day that fiscal 2018 revenue is expected to rise 45% to 49% over 2017 results, while the FactSet consensus implies growth 37%. Wu said the firm would reinvest funds to attract new users and expand its business-to-consumer sales base. "The company will continue building its ecosystem based on data technology with core businesses supported by payment, logistics, data management platform and cloud", ...

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How to Watch James Comey's Testimony About President Trump, No Cable Required

No witnesses but Navy stewards shuttling in and out with food and drinks. He will also be grilled on claims the President obstructed justice by asking him to shut down part of the bureau's Russian Federation probe. Michael Flynn, the administration's former national security adviser. "It is an effort to protect our country", said committee Vice Chairman Mark R. Warner, D-VA.

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Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS)

Vipshop Hldgs Ltd now has $7.31B valuation. The stock increased 6.25% or $0.15 on June 2, reaching $2.55. About 100 shares traded. It has outperformed by 10.49% the S&P500. Pacific Crest initiated coverage on shares of Vipshop Holdings Ltd - in a research report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Currently Vipshop Holdings Ltd (NYSE:VIPS)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.78%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 81.5%.

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UK Election Arrives After May Sees Lead Over Corbyn Shrink

Britain last voted in a general election in 2015, when then Prime Minister David Cameron won a majority with 331 MPs for the Conservative party. Corbyn voted at his constituency Islington North. Polls are open from 7 a.m.to 10 p.m. (0600GMT to 2100GMT) Th. "If we get Brexit right, we can build a Britain that is more prosperous and more secure, a Britain in which prosperity and opportunity is shared by all", Mrs May said in a last appeal to voters to trust her to "knuckle down and get ...

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James Comey: Trump administration 'defamed' me and Federal Bureau of Investigation with 'lies'

The testimony was released a day prior to his appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill. Comey said that once before Trump's inauguration, and again at the January dinner, he assured the president that he was not personally under investigation.

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Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks

Polling stations across the country opened at 7.00am (0600 GMT) and will close at 10.00pm, with voters set to chose between May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who has seen his huge polling deficit close dramatically in recent weeks. a Labour government that will be a government for all of our communities across the whole of the country", he said. "Hope that it doesn't have to be like this; that inequality can be tackled; that austerity can be ended; that you can stand up to the elites ...

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Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

Riyadh and its allies accuse Qatar of supporting extremist groups and of serving the interests of regional arch-rival Iran, claims Doha has strongly rejected. U.S. officials believe Russian hackers were responsible for the false news story on the state-owned Qatar News Agency two weeks ago that precipitated the conflict, CNN reported on Tuesday.

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North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills

Wonsan is located 146 kilometers (91 miles) east of capital Pyongyang and is on the Sea of Japan (East Sea). North Korea fired a salvo of suspected anti-ship missiles into the sea on Thursday, the military said, ratcheting up tensions despite a new round of United Nations economic sanctions aimed at stopping its nuclear weapons program.

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Apple unveils its most powerful iMac

Fusion Drives are now standard on all 27-inch configurations and the top-end 21.5-inch iMac . Instead of the miniDisplayPort connections seen on previous iMacs , the new models will boast USB-C with Thunderbolt 3 , supporting all of your USB-C capable accessories, and opening up high-powered options for RAID storage and external 4K & 5K displays .

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Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

Warner is expected to home in on the details of Comey's conversations with Trump, including when and where they took place, who else was present, and whether Comey told Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that Trump asked him to shut down the FBI's investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russian Federation.

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European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

The council made a small concession to the improving economic backdrop by dropping wording that it could lower interest rates further. The bank is also persisting with its programme of buying €60bn worth of bonds every month. Still, inflation is one of the weak points. Unemployment is falling, but wages aren't picking up as many people take part-time or lower wage jobs.

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Mondi Plc (MNDI) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG

About 53,230 shares traded. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.05 on May 26, reaching $42.85. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.King Street Capital Management L.P. The company has market cap of 9.69 billion GBP. The Other Operational segment consists of the results of operations of the Slovakian, International and Baltic Distillery entities.

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R Ashwin understands dynamics of team composition: Virat Kohli

The only worry is the fickle London weather, with forecasts of 40 percent chance of heavy rainfall. Contrasting performances aside, the sheer difference in quality also puts India a few notches ahead of the cricketers from the island nation.

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Crude futures add to losses after biggest drop in a month

US crude futures CLc1 were up 24 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $45.98 (35.48 pounds) a barrel at 0026 GMT. Oil has struggled to stay above $50 a barrel amid speculation that rising USA output will counter supply curbs by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners, including Russian Federation.

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London attack: Police name third attacker as new search gets underway

A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the attackers with his baton said Thursday he was sorry he couldn't do more. Police said there were a number of reasons why an identification could take longer in some circumstances and that families would be notified as soon as possible.

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UAE threatens jail for sympathy towards Qatar

The global community has been striving to mediate the crisis among the countries concerned since the escalating tensions between Qatar and its fellow Arab nations culminated when Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt , Libya and Yemen abruptly announced to sever diplomatic ties with the Gulf gas-rich state, accusing it of supporting terrorism and interfering with internal affairs.

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How Many Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Arizona State Retirement invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX ). The Company's principal activity is community banking. On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Sell". The legal version of this article can be read at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/06/07/ibm-retirement-fund-has-263000-stake-in-freeport-mcmoran-inc-fcx.html.

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Antero Resources Corp (AR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Range Resources Corporation is 171.4%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 366.7%. Company insiders own 10.80% of the company's stock. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. ( NASDAQ:SHOR ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold.

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Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids

Three more people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with London's weekend terrorist attack, on the eve of Britain's election, police said . His family confirmed his death, although they said it had not been made official by police. Mr Rowley said: "While formal identification is yet to take place, detectives believe they know the identity of the attackers".

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Sirius XM reportedly planning to invest in Pandora Media

KKR's deal gave Pandora a 30-day-period to explore alternative deals. Last month Pandora announced it had entered into an agreement for a $150 million strategic investment from KKR . Talks between Pandora's activist backers and Liberty Media's Sirius XM broke down earlier this week over price, leading SiriusXM to seek a direct investment in the online radio giant rather than buying the whole company, sources told The Post.

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Pound faces another bout of volatility with UK election

Sterling declined as much as 0.3% against the dollar. The currency has been buffeted by narrowing opinion polls in recent weeks and over the weekend a Survation poll for The Mail on Sunday showed that the Conservatives' lead over Labour had been cut to just one point.

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UK police arrest two more men over Manchester attack

Ariana Grande , who put on a spectacular One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday, is being urged by fans to release one of the most buzzed about performances from her set. Oasis was one of Manchester's most famous musical exports. Before launching into her hit Side To Side, Grande told the crowd: 'I want to thank you so much for coming tonight and being so happy and strong and unified.

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US Sees Crude Output Breaking 48-Year-Old Record in 2018

USA crude futures tumbled 5 percent, or $2.47 a barrel, to $45.72 a barrel, the lowest settlement for US crude since May 4. The price for Brent crude oil was down 1 percent about 15 minutes before the start of trading in NY to $49.64 per barrel.

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Eurozone growth revised up to 2-year high

The first-quarter rate is the highest for two years and backs up a raft of indicators showing that the recovery across the region has picked up momentum. The eurozone economy has seen a steady period of growth, expanding by 1.8 per cent in 2016 with jobs hiring also on the rise. As such, most economists think Mario Draghi, the ECB's president, will acknowledge the improved growth but hold off from announcing any change to the bank's array of stimulus programs.

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Spain's Santander bank buys failing local rival for 1 euro

Shares of Banco Santander , ( BME SAN ) opened at 6.56 on Tuesday. It was the first time such a decision has been taken since the European Central Bank took over the role as Europe's banking supervisory authority in November 2014. Banco Popular unveiled a €3.5bn loss a year ago and needs between €3 and €5bn in additional capital, according to analyst estimates. Recently, the stock has been noticed trading -1.78% away from the 20-day moving average.

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Trump pressured me on Russian Federation probe — Sacked FBI chief

In a bombshell revelation on the eve of his hotly anticipated appearance on Capitol Hill , Comey said Trump had raised the sensitive Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. Lawmakers had little or no advance notice of Trump's choice. "In the three-plus years that I have been the director of the National Security Agency, to the best of my recollection, I have never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal, immoral, unethical or ...

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Layoffs Could Total 1000 as AOL and Yahoo Complete Merger

Verizon this summer is expected to launch a new subsidiary that'll combine the core businesses of AOL and Yahoo into a single, cohesive unit called Oath. Yahoo shareholders voted Thursday to back the sale of the company's internet business to Verizon, clearing the way for the deal to close June 13.

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Voting Begins For General Poll

United Kingdom time (5 p.m. ET), with results expected to begin rolling in within an hour or so after voting finishes. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn crisscrossed the country on the final day of campaigning yesterday, trying to woo voters with rival plans for Brexit , building a fairer society and combating the terrorist threat made all too immediate by attacks in Manchester and London .

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Voting in UK Snap General Elections Kicks Off

Leaders of Britain's biggest parties criss-crossed the country yesterday in a whirlwind last-minute bid for votes ahead of today's general election. D-day, crunch time, the final countdown. If May does not handsomely beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed.

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N. Korea Rejects New UNSC Resolution, Vows to Continue Nuke Program

The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a US -drafted resolution imposing new targeted sanctions on a handful of North Korean officials and entities, in response to a series of ballistic missile tests this year that are banned under U.N.


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