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Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows

The disagreement is longstanding. It is also host to Al Jazeera , the nearest the Middle East has to an uncensored broadcaster (so long as it does not criticise the Qatari monarchy). - In Berlin, foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer says that while statements from the US Department of State were in line with Germany's position, "I can indeed see differences in some 140 character comments by the American president".

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Tillerson: Trump's Not 'Walking Away' From Addressing Climate Issues

McAuliffe, a Democrat, has been highly critical of Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement , and recently announced plans to regulate and cap carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in Virginia fired by fossil fuels. Since Trump's announcement , many mayors and governors have been stepping forth to declare their continued commitment to fighting climate change. Experts said the groundswell of support from the private sector, big states such as NY and California, and state and ...

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KFC brand name pulled into coverage of London terror attack

A 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent was living in east London and reportedly worked in a restaurant in the capital. Corriere wrote that Zaghba was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when he was trying to fly to Syria via Turkey, and that Italian authorities had tipped off Britain about his movements.

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Quotes from former FBI Director James Comey's testimony

James Comey testifies in Senate hearing "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey told the Senate intelligence committee in explosive testimony that threatened to undermine Trump's presidency.

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Keidel: Durant Might Finish On Top This Time, But LeBron's Still King

The league and National Basketball Association owners wanted to smooth that rapid rise in over several years to prevent this kind of thing, but the players union - of which LeBron is a VP - shot that idea down. "Oh yeah, we coming back", Smith said, "I wouldn't be me if I didn't think that". When the Cavs trailed the Golden State Warriors 2-0 previous year, these very same Kevin Love trade rumors popped up, and he has become an easy scapegoat for the team when it loses.

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WWDC 2017: Apple introduces HomePod, an Amazon Echo rival

HomePod is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri . A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the United States market, compared with 23.8 percent for Google Home.

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Man with knife 'holds staff members hostage' at Newcastle Job Centre

A knifeman has been holding employees of a Job Centre in Byker, Newcastle , Northern England hostage Friday. The local administration has also suspended the Tyne and Wear Metro between Byker and St James' Park and have cautioned members of the public against heading towards the area.

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Fayetteville mayor meets with Trump at White House

But the controversies and distractions in Washington continued to dog the president throughout the day. Mr. Withrow said before ObamaCare, his business could easily absorb premium increases of 5-10 percent, but under the Affordable Care Act he saw prices skyrocket 30 to 50 percent to insure his employees.

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Next iOS update will not be available to iPhone 5 owners

While manufacturing has been said to be delayed because of supply issues, mass production of the new iPhones has now started, Latvian designer Benjamin Geskin noted in a tweet yesterday. iOS 11 features AirPlay 2 . You can now mark up a PDF or screenshot "faster and more easily", according to Apple. The alternatives might not have exactly the same look and features, but in most cases you should be able to find a decent replacement.

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Carlson Capital Management Boosts Position in PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)

Stadion Money Management Llc who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $165.06B market cap company. The stock rose 0.51% or $0.6 reaching $117.65. (NYSE:PEP) was sold by Tanner Kirk . About 2.06 million shares traded. BLOCK ARTHUR R had sold 10,215 shares worth $380,407 on Friday, March 24. 23,585 shares valued at $2.57 million were sold by Laguarta Ramon on Tuesday, February 28.

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N. Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue

The decision, adopted unanimously by the 15-member body, condemned "in the strongest terms" North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile development activities, including a series of ballistic missile launches, the UNSC said in a statement.

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Worth Watching Stock: Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC)

Kinross Gold makes up about 1.6% of Van ECK Associates Corp's portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest position. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global copyright laws.

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Trump calls for rebuilding transportation systems, blasts Democrats as obstructionist

The speech comes a day before former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify in front of Congress and as the White House faces new allegations about possible efforts by the president to influence the investigation into potential ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.

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LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

He can make an great team arguably the best ever . They became the first team to triumph after falling into a 3-1 finals deficit when they beat the Warriors in seven games past year. Not after getting this close, not after enduring so much heat for turning his back on the Thunder, not with a chance to put the Cavaliers in an insurmountable hole.

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White House says Trump 'absolutely' has confidence in Sessions

Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions . Acosta noted the over 48 hours that passed between the report and Sanders's rebuke, the first official White House refutation of the idea that Sessions might be on his way out for having criticized the president.

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House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Republican supporters of the bill claim it stifles small business and the domestic economy with too much regulation. President Donald Trump had said he wants to do "a big number" on what is known as the Dodd-Frank Act. It also scales back the authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , a major effect of Dodd Frank created to guard consumers against abuses in lending and advertising for financial products.

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USA crude oil inventories are still above historic norms — CHART

Before the EIA report, benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for July delivery traded down about 1% at around $47.62 a barrel, and it slipped to around $46.10 shortly after the report's release. Gasoline inventories, one of the products that crude is refined into, rose by 3.324m barrels against expectations for a rise of only 580,000 barrels while distillate stockpiles unexpectedly rose by 4.4m barrels, compared to expectations of a 280,000 rise.

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Thiem to face Nadal in semis

Djokovic's struggles with his game deepened as the match wore on, making some uncharacteristic unforced errors, while Thiem was expertly constructing points, and things got worse for the 12-time Grand Slam victor in the third, as he was bageled in just 23 minutes.

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Rain helps Pakistan edge Proteas in Champions Trophy

Pakistan was 119 for three off 27 overs, well ahead of a target of 101 on D/L target, when rain stopped play. And when fast bowler Morne Morkel took two wickets in three balls, Pakistan were faltering at 41 for two under the Edgbaston floodlights.

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A Free Underground Library While There Are Train Delays

So, we did you all a favor and rounded up some of our favorite subway dog snaps! To kick off summer reading season, the MTA has also transformed a 10-car train to resemble the New York Public Library's Rose Main Reading Room. For the next six weeks, straphangers can get free downloads of hundreds of e-books and short stories. "The New York Public Library's mission is to make information and knowledge accessible to all, and this exciting partnership with the MTA is certainly right ...

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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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