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United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

Based on interviews with voters leaving polling stations across the country, the poll is conducted for a consortium of United Kingdom broadcasters and regarded as a reliable, though not exact, indicator of the likely result. As we have noted over recent weeks of pre-coverage, the scale of the win matters greatly too with most analysts looking at anything above a majority of 50 as being a good result.

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OPEC deal's 9-month extension enough to reach target

In December 2016, the producers made a decision to remove 1.8 million barrels a day from the market. Croft, global head of commodity strategy at RBC Capital Markets, said the extension was a forgone conclusion, but getting a deeper production cut would have been a challenge.

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US Stockpile Keeps Oil Prices Down

Shortly after 1 p.m. ET, the July contract for West Texas Intermediate crude, the North American benchmark, was down $2.31 to $45.88 U.S. a barrel. Traders said an ongoing fuel supply overhang was keeping prices under pressure despite a pledge led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to hold back nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) of production until the first quarter of 2018.

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Australian energy review calls for fuel-neutral clean energy target

Dr Finkel told a briefing of state and territory energy ministers on Thursday that under a clean energy target (a CET, rather than a LET, or low emissions target), coal would not be phased out as quickly as it would be under an emissions intensity scheme and that business-as-usual would do the most to hasten the demise of coal.

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SoftBank unit agrees to buy Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc

Boston Dynamics has produced a number of robots that mimic human and animal movement including Atlas, a humanoid model that co-ordinates motion and balance using its arms and legs and can pick itself up off the ground when knocked over. " We look forward to working with SoftBank in our mission to push the boundaries of what advanced robots can do and to create useful applications in a smarter and more connected world ".

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House passes sweeping legislation to roll back banking rules

The bill, headed by House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), passed the House with almost full Republican support, but its chances in the Senate are looking grim, according to Democratic leaders. Repeal Volcker Rule restrictions that keep banks from making risky bets with their own money and owning big stakes in hedge funds. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MI) Tweeted that the bill "lets scammers skim from your wallet, bank account and retirement plan".

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Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message

What did you think? Comey said he chose to share his memo through another party after Trump wrote days after Comey's abrupt dismissal that " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press".

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Enbridge Energy, LP (NYSE:EEP) showed P/E ratio of 0

DARLING CHARLES M IV also sold $71,000 worth of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) on Monday, March 6. Howard Weil maintained the shares of HEP in report on Tuesday, September 8 with "Sector Perform" rating. Americafirst Management Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. Blackrock has invested 0% of its portfolio in Holly Energy Partners, L.P.

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Democrats say Trump's infrastructure plan is 'just a private money-making operation'

Rather than stand up and just give a a bunch of facts and figures, Trump presented to the nation people who demonstrate the reason why Trump is fighting to replace the un-Affordable Care Act. "We are the nation that created the Panama Canal, the Transcontinental Railroad, the Interstate Highway System", said Trump , as an oversized American flag flew from an Ingram Barge Co.

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Police dog gets new job after being fired for being too friendly

Luckily, he had been fostered at the official residence of the Queensland governor since he was six weeks old. In February, Gavel was named Queensland's first official vice-regal dog. Here's a look at some of Gavel's most candid moments. Some of Gavel's duties now include welcoming tour groups to the house, offering stress relief for staff and attending formal functions with the governor.

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Saudi FM: 'Brother State' Qatar Must Act to End Crisis

Qatar has also been using Iran's air space after the diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and several other regional Arab states broke out. The UAE , Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday over longstanding allegations that Doha is courting Iran, which they deem the region's biggest external threat, and supporting Islamist groups, seen as the biggest internal threat.

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House GOP on track to undoing post-2008 financial rules

Republicans edge in the upper chamber is more narrow, 52-48, than is the case in the House. Financial Services Committee spokesperson Jeff Emerson said that Rep. "For the objective of making the financial system safer, you can do a lot more of that with less complex and less burdensome regulation ", Kim Schoenholtz, director of the Center for Global Economy and Business at NYU's Stern School of Business, told CNBC .

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Djokovic, Nadal on course for French Open semi-final collision

There were a few concerns", Mladenovic said, before joking: "I made about 35 double-faults today, but everything's OK!" Nadal produced some breathtaking tennis all through the match as he decimated Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. The Russian will next play top-seeded Briton Andy Murray . Mladenovic, who served 16 double faults, was tearful in a post-match interview on a Suzanne Lenglen Court which offered passionate support throughout.

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ECB president says risks to economy diminished

The bank has said it intends to keep the purchases going at least until the end of this year, and longer if needed. Playing down the significance of its new guidance and the forecast cuts, Draghi said the general path of inflation has not changed and rate cuts are not impossible, giving his message a dovish tilt.

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Apple unveils HomePod, competition for Amazon Echo

As a home assistant, HomePod is a great way to send messages, get updates on news, sports and weather, or control smart home devices by simply asking Siri to turn on the lights, close the shades or activate a scene. Notably, the new software includes new artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality features . The "HomePod" speaker is similar to devices from rivals, some of which have been on the market for years .

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ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV), Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. TR Property Investment Trust PLC (TRY.L) now has Return on Equity of 7.60. Doheny Asset Management sold 6,039 shares as Nike Inc Class B (NKE)'s stock declined 8.78%. Shares for $668,667 were sold by Cogan John Francis. $207,339 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were sold by Capossela Christopher C.

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What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week

US gasoline stockpiles probably fell by 50,000 barrels last week, according to the median forecast in a Bloomberg survey before the EIA report. US oil producers exported a record 1.3 million barrels of oil a day in May, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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Euro Area Proves Stronger as First-Quarter Growth Revised Up

Earlier Thursday, the Eurostat statistics agency revised figures for first-quarter growth up to 0.6 percent from 0.5 percent. Inflation was expected to hit 1.7 per cent this year, 1.6 per cent in 2018, and 1.7 per cent in 2019. Granted, the official jobless rate is close to its lowest level in eight years, but employment hasn't yet reached its pre-crisis peak and many people work fewer hours than they would like.

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Hudson's Bay Company cutting 2000 jobs amid reorganization

It has more than 480 stores and employs more than 66,000 people. Liz Rodbell will continue in the role of president of Lord & Taylor. Bruce Winder, co-founder and partner at Retail Advisors Network, said he wasn't surprised by HBC's move, saying the company had been through a number of tough quarters and signalled in the previous period there would be some fairly drastic moves to lower costs.

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The Just Eat PLC (JE) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Peel Hunt

With 148,300 avg volume, 0 days are for BIOPHAN TECHS INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:BIPH)'s short sellers to cover BIPH's short positions. Biophan Technologies, Inc. This represents a dividend yield of 2.5%. RUMBOUGH ROY A also sold $91,042 worth of Lennox International Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) on Tuesday, January 10. 2,991 shares valued at $335,057 were sold by Amato Elizabeth B on Thursday, February 16.

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Rahul Gandhi briefly arrested en route to Mandsaur

Read LIVE updates on the Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest here. "The arrest of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi by Madhya Pradesh police on his way to visit the victims of police violence at Mandasaur is highly condemnable". The situation in violence hit Mandsour district of Madhya Pradesh remained by and large peaceful today. Police, who had expected Gandhi to enter MP from Udaypur had planned to stop Rahul Gandhi at the border itself.

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Diesel, petrol prices to vary daily from June 16

The companies have adopted the new pricing model after implementing it since May 1 in five cities i.e. Udaipur , Puducherry, Jamshedpur, Visakhapatnam and Chandigarh. The oil marketing firms are also taking steps to set up an appropriate mechanism to communicate daily prices to consumers, including publishing of the prices in newspapers, prominent displays at the retail outlets, even using phone messages and apps.

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Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

The HomePod will hit the market in December in the USA, U.K., and Australia for $349. Of course, the speaker works well with Apple Music . Given the hundreds of millions of Apple mobile devices in use, that will create the largest augmented reality platform in the world "overnight", executives said.

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Global Oil Prices Unlikely to See Big Impact From Qatar Row

And just a week after touting record USA crude oil exports that exceeded 1.0 million barrels of oil a day, we saw the biggest one-week drop in USA export history falling by 750,000 barrel a day. West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell sharply, dropping more than 4% to $46.12/bbl as of 10:04 a.m. CT (15:04 GMT). Crude staged a mild rebound in Asia on Thursday after a drubbing overnight, but still faces a heavy minefield of risk from upcoming China trade data to political winds from ...

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'Manspreading' is now a no-no on Madrid's public buses

Manspreading is the practice, usually by males, of sitting with their legs wide open and therefore hogging excessive seat space and encroaching on other passengers. Manspreading, in case you didn't know, is when men spread their legs with no regard to others' personal space. "It is not something that occurs sporadically, if you pay attention you'll see that it is a very common practice".

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Australia suffer second washout at Champions Trophy as Bangladesh survive elimination

Bangaldesh are winless after falling to England while Australia's game against New Zealand was washed out. On the bright side for Smith, his bowlers were more effective against Bangladesh after struggling to find their rhythm in the New Zealand match .

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Vehicle boot ring first bought for £10 sold for £657k at auction

The auction writes on its website that the ring was originally purchased at a auto boot sale "under the assumption it was a decorative costume jewel". The owner wore the ring for years unaware that it was a 26-carat diamond. With its geometric chevron design, the brooch was eventually sold for £81,250, having been estimated to fetch up to £35,000.

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Latest Stocks: Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

ProShare Advisors LLC owned about 0.09% of Abbott Laboratories worth $68,326,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Glenview Bank & Trust Dept invested in 67,160 shares or 1.4% of the stock. Fifth Third Bncp (NASDAQ:FITB) has average revenue estimates of $1.53 Billion, compared to low analyst estimates of $1.52 Billion and high estimates of $1.56 Billion for the current quarter.

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WWDC 2017: Specifications of iMac (2017) and iMac Pro Introduced by Apple

Today Apple has officially announced its new iMacs in the WorldWide Developer Conference ( WWDC) 2017 . One of the more interesting narratives to surround Apple in recent years holds that the company has either forgotten or simply doesn't care about pro users anymore.

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Only ONE scene in "Wonder Woman" was reshot

The box office haul for the female superhero icon is smaller than the box office numbers of some of her caped male counterparts. I made Wonder Woman . Warning: This article contains minor spoilers for Wonder Woman . "I wanted to ramp that tension as much as possible, and unfortunately, we didn't have it", Jenkins said.

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United States crude stockpiles slump as refining surges to record high

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 futures were up 40 cents, or 0.8 percent, $48.72 a barrel. Oil prices extended gains on Thursday after government data showed a larger-than-expected drop in USA crude inventories as refinery activity increased and crude imports fell.

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$0.37 EPS Expected for EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS) This Quarter

Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in EXACT Sciences during the fourth quarter worth approximately $758,000. Suntrust Banks Inc. The company's revenue was up 225.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. On average, equities research analysts forecast that EXACT Sciences Co.

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Farmers protest against Mandsaur deaths

The farmers are pressing for a loan waiver, better crop prices and better support for farmers reeling under successive droughts and a supply glut that has sent prices crashing. The central government has rushed in 11,000 Rapid Action Force troops and detained 62 people. The AAP leader said that BJP is trying to divert attention from everything happening in the country with yoga.

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What analysts set expectations about this Stock? Mylan N.V. (MYL)

WFG Advisors LP's holdings in Mylan were worth $152,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new stake in shares of Mylan during the first quarter worth $188,000. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.25 Billion and $2.91 Billion, respectively. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.76 EPS.

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International Game Technology (IGT) Shares Bought by Sei Investments Co

Bank of America Corp reissued a "neutral" rating and set a $27.00 price objective (up from $22.00) on shares of International Game Technology in a report on Sunday, May 28th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 6th. International Game Technology's dividend payout ratio is now 307.69%. 08/19/2015 - Goldman Sachs began new coverage on International Game Technology giving the company a "sell" rating.


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