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Standard Life beats forecasts with 7% lift in managed assets

Standard Life shares closed Monday at 318.50 pence. Standard Life Investments suspended trading in a GBP2.9 billion United Kingdom commercial real-estate fund after the number of investors asking to pull their money out rose in the aftermath of the country's vote to leave the European Union.

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Morrisons Freshens Ocado Home Delivery Deal

Supermarket chain Morrisons is to expand its home delivery service nationwide after striking a new deal with its online partner, Ocado. "The new investments in online growth are further examples of Morrisons building a broader business and will allow millions more customers all over Britain to enjoy Morrisons' good-quality fresh food and great value for money", he added.

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Google unveils SD card support, Wi-Fi only mode for Maps

Announcing the new Google Maps offline features in an emailed statement, the search giant said they are most useful when travelling in areas without data. Grab is an Uber-like service that is available on Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. It has also expanded the availability of Gett , Hailo, and MyTaxi quotes in selected cities throughout Ireland, Poland, Italy, and Austria.

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Zika vaccine has a good shot

Soon, Dr. Neuzil's team will monitor the immune systems of 80 vaccine volunteers. If results show a favorable safety profile and immune response, NIAID plans to initiate a Phase 2 trial in Zika-endemic countries in early 2017. DNA is short for deoxyribonucleic acid, which contains the biological commands for Zika. But it is big enough to produce a reaction from the body's natural defenses for fighting disease.

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Denny Hamlin leads last 10 laps to win at Watkins Glen

Hamlin qualified sixth and prior to suffering the back spasms , was confident about his race prospects. The race marked Preece's debut at the twisting road course. "It wasn't a fluke", Hamlin said. "I gave it everything I could to get it back", he said. That was really unfortunate, and the last thing I wanted to see.

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Knox sinks 12-foot putt to win Travelers Championship

Fishman said Travelers would donate $58,000 to the charity of Furyk's choice. "That's usually what you're looking to do". His caddy Mike "Fluff" Cowan was with him for both his 59 round in 2013 and this record 58 round today. At that point he knew he only needed to finish par-par to make history. I've been playing well and putting well for a long time now, just haven't really gotten anything out of it.

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US GDP falls well below Q2 expectations

Economists predicted that second quarter growth would be much greater than 1.2 percent. The growth estimate is the 1st of 3 for the Quarter, with the other releases scheduled for August and September when more information becomes available.

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GST impact: Cars, FMCG items to get cheaper; services dearer

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which will introduce a uniform national sales tax, has taken a decade of wrangling but will remove layers of bureaucracy and cost around the current mesh of national, state and local levies. For the Indian economy, the GST will create an extremely positive scenario in which indirect tax evasion will come to an end and thus a considerable increase in the country's GDP will also be witnessed sooner or later.

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Wal-Mart Takes On Amazon With Jet.com Acquisition

The deal is the largest ever purchase of a USA e-commerce startup and a sign Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon sees the shift to online shopping and the expansion of Amazon .com Inc.as existential threats to the company's five decades of growth. Lore owns 25pc of Jet.com and could make $750m from the deal as well as incentive bonuses. The move will certainly give the retail giant access to Jet.com's logistics and delivery expertise.

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Bombardier posts loss, says business jet demand weak; stock down

Revenue from all sources, reported in USA dollars, fell during the second quarter to $4.31 billion from $4.62 billion. The company says its C Series offers the best passenger experience, operating costs and environmental performance in the 100-to-150 seat class.

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Former Republican Gov. Milliken backs Clinton for president

He noted that today, the city is one of America's poorest, with high unemployment, poverty and crime rates. House Speaker Paul Ryan's campaign spokesman, Zack Roday, praised Trump's proposal saying it "has many similarities to the job-creating plan at the heart of House Republican's Better Way agenda".

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Trump suggests Clinton emails linked to Iranian's execution

Trump as unworthy of being our president", Collins wrote. Donald Trump laid out his plan to grow the economy, sparked by deregulation and big tax cuts. "I don't think I've ever seen a contrast that is quite as stark as I've seen in this campaign", Wigley said. Clinton will outline her economic vision in MI on Thursday.

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Airstrike in Syria kills 50 civilians, scores injured

According to Airwars, a non-profit project that tracks global airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, between 78 and 203 civilians were reported killed in the strikes - which would make it the single greatest loss of life from a coalition action since it started its war against ISIS two years ago.

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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles, USA and South Korea say

The South Korean defense official said North Korea has launched more than 30 missiles since Kim took power in 2011. "The missile landed within Japan's exclusive economic zone". North Korea threatened a physical response to the deployment decision. North Korea routinely conducts weapons tests, but the latest launch came after North Korea warned of unspecified "physical counter-actions" against a USA plan to deploy an advanced missile defence system in South Korea by the end of next ...

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Delta recovering after global outage delays, cancels flights

Neighbors at Kansas City International Airport have been very understanding. Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian issued an apology on the airline's website early Monday morning. Conrado had been waiting to fly back to Brazil for 12 hours. "It's usually about 10 minutes", Cloonan said. The carrier was probably running a routine test of its backup power supplies when the switchgear failed and locked Delta out of its reserve generators as well as from Georgia Power, industry analyst and former airline ...

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Thousands of travelers delayed, stranded by Delta woes

Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel more than 2,000 flights across the USA last month after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Early confirmation of the troubles first came in an official account that responds to customers via Twitter. The company had said its IT systems were down "everywhere" and "hopefully it won't be much longer".

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HDFC board gives green signal to HDFC Life-Max merger

ICICI Prudential Life is the current market leader among private life insurers with total assets under management of ₹1.04-lakh crore. The companies expect the merger to be completed within 12 months, HDFC's Chairman Deepak Parekh said at the news conference.

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Scientists Optimistic About Zika Vaccine After 'Striking' Results From Monkey Trial

Scientists say it may take a year or more until the vaccine is ready for mass use. The findings were published online August 4 in the journal Science . Worldwide, most Zika cases have occurred in Latin America. The threat of contracting Zika has led for some athletes to skip the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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(DF) Is Falling After Weak Q2 Earnings Report

In a different news, on Jul 12, 2016, J Wayne Mailloux (director) sold 3,924 shares at $19.66 per share price. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 105,230 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,068,821.80.

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Exporters face double blow as United Kingdom drives down sterling

The rate cut was the first since 2009 and represents a package of measures created to cushion the economic fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union on June 23. "We took these steps because the economic outlook has changed markedly " since the referendum, Carney said in a statement. And it warned: "Recent surveys of business activity, confidence and optimism suggest that the United Kingdom is likely to see little growth in GDP in the second half of this year".

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US women's rugby loses opening match to Fiji

The sport was last played at the Olympics in 1924, when the men played the 15-a-side version of the sport. Canada has an early flight Sunday for Brasilia where it will take on No. As fellow Olympians, the players appreciate everything Kelter is going through and Schleper noted "It's been fun to see all the coverage she has been getting and all of the stories she's been featured in, including the recent Players Tribune article she wrote".

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United States startup Moon Express approved to make 2017 lunar mission

Their subsequent approval marks the first time that a government agency has been given the authority to oversee a private space mission outside of Earth's orbit. Most private companies have been allowed to launch satellites up until the geo-synchronous earth orbit, wherein most private satellites take a round around our planet.

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Thai referendum: Voters accept military-backed constitution, preliminary votes suggest

Thais voted Sunday in a referendum on. "I urge everyone to come out and vote.to decide on the future of the country", Prayuth told reporters before voting began, speaking from a polling station in northwest Bangkok . He said the result was not expected to change much after all of the votes are counted. That question elicited a less enthusiastic approval 58 percent "yes" and 42 percent "no", according to PBS and Voice TV.

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Anton Yelchin's Parents Sue Jeep Manufacturer Over 'Star Trek' Actor's Death

Victor said: "With unbelievable grief, we made a decision to come here to prevent other families with the same tragedy". In the case of Yelchin, LeBeau said his parents could make the case that even though he was under the assumption his vehicle was in park, it could have slipped into neutral without him realizing and resulted in his death.

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Tesla Posts Wider Q2 Loss But Beats Production Target (TSLA, SCTY)

However, Tesla met analysts' expectations with its adjusted revenue of US$1.6 billion. "We were in production for the first six months of this year - man, it was hell", Chief Executive Elon Musk said on the company's investors' call.

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Oil Prices Give Up Early Gains As Oversupply Weighs

However, other analysts said recent price falls were overblown, with Citi saying bears, who speculated on falling prices, had "gone wild in oil at $40". Dollar. International Brent crude futures were trading around $42 a barrel. Total volume traded was about 26 percent below the 100-day average. Gasoline inventories however were down 1.4 percent at 238.2 million barrels, but were still up 9.9 percent year-on-year.

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Vail Resorts buys operator of 2010 Olympics site for $1.1 billion

The Whistler Blackcomb resort is being acquired by Vail Resorts of the U.S. Whistler-Blackcomb is in many measures the largest ski area in North America. The company said it plans to integrate Whistler into its season pass products for the 2017 to 2018 season. Vail Resorts already owns Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in ...

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Italy's anti-trust agency fines VW over diesel emissions

United States authorities have made a major discovery as they have found out that global auto maker Volkswagen has been using three unapproved software programs in their Audi unit. Audi and Volkswagen notified United States authorities about these vehicles previous year but a deal covering the 3.0 liter vehicles may still be months away.

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Trump endorses House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sen. John McCain

On Friday night, Trump tried hard to make amends as his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, tried to take advantage of his gaffe-filled week. Ryan and many other Trump supporters have criticized the NY businessman for attacking the parents of Humayun Khan, an Army captain killed in the Iraq war, after the father denounced Trump at the Democratic convention.

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US Stock Indexes Drift Lower in Early Trading; Oil Up

Drug company and consumer-focused stocks weighed on the market, while energy companies surged, getting a lift from a pickup in crude oil prices. A rally to several all-time highs since late June has left the S&P 500 up almost 7 percent in 2016, with many investors concerned about stretched valuations.

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Reliable Source: Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton are 'still friends'

His campaign is his campaign", she said , before adding, "My role is daughter". "This brings back so many great memories from my own childhood!" She acknowledged that her privileged upbringing allowed her to have lots of "help" while also pursuing a career within her father's Trump Organization.

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Delta Air Lines Resumes Limited Flights, Announces Refunds and Fee Waivers

For any travelers with flights booked on Delta on Monday, Delta is waiving certain change fees for those who want to reschedule their flights to leave later this week. Reaction to the snarling of Delta flights was mixed on the company's Facebook page. That would result in a shutdown of Delta's data center, which controls bookings, flight operations and other critical systems, he said.

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Republican National Security Officials Eviscerate Trump In Open Letter

President Obama said that the Republican nominee was "unfit" to serve as president due to his inflammatory statements of Kzhir and Ghazala Khan, a Gold Star family whose son died protecting his fellow soldiers, and his lack of basic knowledge on important policy issues.

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Delta Airlines' Computer Outage Causing Delays In OKC

Lincoln passengers appear to have been spared the worst of a computer outage that grounded Delta Air Lines flights around the world and stranded thousands of people. In Tokyo, a dot-matrix printer was resurrected to keep track of passengers on a flight to Shanghai. "Maybe they will let us smoke on the plane, and give us five-star meals in-flight too!" Early confirmation of the troubles first came in an official account that responds to customers via Twitter.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq rally to record high close on robust jobs data

By mid-afternoon, the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.1%, the Dow gained 0.9% and the S&P 500 added 0.8%. The Bank of England lowered its key lending rate to 0.25% from 0.5% and said it would take "whatever action is necessary" to achieve stability in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.


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