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Trump says United States committed to NATO's Article 5 on common defense

Those concerns deepened during the president's first foreign trip last month, when during a speech at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, he did not explicitly mention his commitment to Article 5. No obstruction". But Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. "Frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said, and some of the things that he said just weren't true", Trump said.

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State Attorneys General Oppose Proposed Repeal Of Dodd-Frank, Including PA's

Even though some Democrats recognize there are some problems with Dodd-Frank, they are unified in opposing the Choice Act. Community and regional banks would receive a reprieve from many regulations, for example. Senate Banking Committee chairman Mike Crapo, an Idaho Republican, said in an interview Thursday that he plans to craft his own legislation, and will seek input from the Trump administration and Senate Democrats.

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US Labor Department takes steps to reconsider fiduciary rule

While parts of the retirement adviser rule are scheduled to take effect Friday, the Labor Department said enforcement won't start until January 1. For example, "they can recommend actively managed mutual funds, which have higher fee structures", said Puritz, even when when there are low-priced alternatives.

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Rafael Nadal blasts Umpire after his historic win

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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Alibaba CFO says expects revenue growth of 45-49 percent in FY2018

The best way to understand the 18-year-old company and its seemingly disparate businesses-Alibaba also runs China's largest public cloud service provider, a movie production and distribution business ( Alibaba Pictures), and has invested in several retailers-was to think of it as an economy unto itself, Zhang said .

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Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Stock Rose While Webster Bank Decreased Holding

The Petroleum & Resources Corp holds 1.41M shares with $127.22M value, up from 1.40 million last quarter. 6,578 were accumulated by Inspirion Wealth Advsrs Ltd Company. Morgan Stanley reissued a "sell" rating and set a $84.00 target price on shares of Exxon Mobil in a research report on Thursday, April 13th. State Street Corp now owns 200,026,488 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $18,054,385,000 after buying an additional 8,303,490 shares in the last quarter.

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

The company has 1025.90 shares outstanding and 59.00% shares of the company were owned by institutional investors. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA ), a part of Healthcare sector and belongs to Drug Manufacturers - Other industry; ended its day with gain 0.10% and finalized at the price of $28.78.

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Trump on Comey testimony: 'No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker'

Trump blasted Comey in a tweet Friday morning, calling him a "leaker" and saying he was vindicated. Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent". "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", Trump said. Trump's aides have repeatedly dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so did the president.

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Apple Photos takes on Google with new tricks

Craig Federighi, the company's senior vice president of software engineering, offered the example of using AMD's Radeon RX 580 in a Thunderbolt 3 enclosure with a MacBook. More tools include selective color editing, and the revisions you make in other tools automatically synchronize to your Photos library. They showcased high-end VR for the first time running on a Macbook in front of thousands of developers.

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Air India Flight Suffers Tyre Burst While Landing In Jammu Today

All passengers, however, were evacuated safely. "Air India flight AI821 Delhi-Jammu which took off from Delhi today at 11.00 hrs experienced tyre burst while landing at Jammu airport at 12.15 hrs", an Air India official said in New Delhi .

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Hopes for Killer Galaxy Note 8 Feature Just Dashed

While the report, which was earlier reported on by ZDNet , didn't say what the Galaxy Note 8 might look like, the site's sources said that Samsung has removed the physical home button from the handset. According to the previous reports, Samsung will be launching Note 8 by the end of the year 2017 with Snapdragon 835 but this the first time it's unveiled that Snapdragon 836 will be replacing the 835 chip.

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Battle of the smart speakers - Apple HomePod versus the rest

Those who think the speaker will succeed despite its high price tag claim that it will be adopted for the same reason Amazon's Echo family now has control over 70% of the market: how easy it is to set up and use. Nonetheless, the high-profile developer conference marked Apple's headlong pursuit of one of the most important battlegrounds in wireless. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple been working with the United Kingdom authorities on their investigation into the recent London ...

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Oil slides as rising U.S. crude, gasoline inventories surprise

The price for Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark, slid more than three per cent, dropping $1.99 to hit $48.13 USA a barrel. Market watchers had been expecting a drop of 3.5 million barrels. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) increased its United States output estimates with an increase in production to 9.3 million bpd expected for 2017 while the EIA also projected that 2017 output could reach 10 million bpd.

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Stock under Radar: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)

Dominion is focused on its investment in regulated electric generation, transmission and distribution and regulated natural gas transmission and distribution infrastructure. In recent trading action Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Among 4 analysts covering Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold.

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London terror attack death toll rises

Of the two men arrested on the street, one aged 27 was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts and the second aged 33 was arrested for on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. Italian authorities said Zaghba had been stopped and questioned in Italy but had not been charged with any crime. Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities.

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House votes to gut Dodd-Frank

The bill, called the Financial Choice Act , would chip away at about 40 provisions and regulations put in place via Dodd-Frank, including regulators' authority to both wind down a financial institution perceived to be on the brink of failure and to identify an institution as a risk to the economy.

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Amarillo National Bank Decreases Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

The institutional investor held 9,200 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $1.26M, down from 12,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Equity Research firms now have a positive stance on shares of EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Com has 2.52 million shares.

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(AHT) Shares now up at $6.30 Ashford Trust To Present At NAREIT's…

Aradigm Corporation (NASDAQ:ARDM) shares typically trade an average volume of 64.31 and institutions hold 38.80% of the total shares. It has outperformed by 54.16% the S&P500. Haverford Trust invested in 2,356 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Macquarie Group Incorporated Ltd reported 100,800 shares. Parametric Port Limited Co owns 37,705 shares or 0% of their U.S.

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Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association , a union representing almost 20,000 air-traffic controllers and other aviation safety-related professionals, supported Shuster's 2016 legislation. The President's plan to privatize air traffic control at our nation's airports is being watched closely in Oklahoma City. Trump's argument in favor of the air traffic control privatization rests on the idea that the current system is going through the process of modernization very slowly, and ...

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This is how smart home devices like the Apple HomePod work

Unlike Google and Amazon , the HomePod will anonymize and encrypt your voice queries to Apple . The speaker is powered by an A8 chip - the same chip found in the iPhone 6 - and lets the device learn its position in a room and optimise itself to deliver an immersive music listening experience, according to Apple .

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Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Apple Pay is also managed via Siri , which is just one out of Siri's many new and improved features and perks. It unveiled the Apple Watch in September 2014. The US, the United Kingdom and Australia go first in December. When the speaker wakes up, multi-color LEDs light up and dance on the top of the device (much the same as the colorful graphic that pops up when you hail Siri on your phone).

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The Starbucks (SBUX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Starbucks Corporation is 12.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 5.4%. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 5 analyst of Thomson Reuters , 4 analyst given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM rating.

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May faces resignation calls, as United Kingdom faces a hung parliament

This could involved working with the hard-line Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). "At this time more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability", she said after being re-elected in her Maidenhead constituency. "May has done this to the country and put our future at stake". The surprise result of the 2017 General Election caught a lot of people on the hop - including much of the national media, many political commentators and a number of politicians.

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UK police name third man behind London terror attack

Thomas's girlfriend was seriously injured after being hit by the attackers' van. Nearly 50 were wounded. The eight victims have been named as 30-year-old Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, Australian Kirsty Boden, 28, Australian Sara Zelenak, 21, James McMullan, 32, from Hackney, London , French nationals 26-year-old Alexandre Pigeard, Xavier Thomas , 45, and chef Sebastien Belanger, 36, and Spanish national Ignacio Echeverria, 39.

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Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM), Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG)

For the quarter, performance is at -0.75%. International Game Technology PLC's average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -21.1 percent during the past 12 months. This stock is ahead of its 52-week low with +6.93%. Going toward to the 50-day, we can see that shares are now trading 10.90% off of that figure. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, December 16.

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Latest Stocks: Chico's FAS (CHS) - Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates

Its price to sales ratio of 0.51 ranks lower than the industry's 1.69. Chico's FAS, Inc. ( CHS ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.26 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.29. A number of brokerages recently weighed in on CHS. The median target of analyst views collected by Yahoo Finance was as much as $2.78 below CHS's recent stock price.

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Oil Drops on US Gasoline Supply Gain, Nigeria Output Recovery

Crude stocks in the United States grew 3.3 million barrels to 513 million barrels, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). USA oil producers exported a record 1.3 million barrels of oil a day in May, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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Paris Climate Agreement: Companies, Universities, States Sign 'We Are Still In' Statement

The effort is led by philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Trump argued earlier this week that the economic impact of the Paris agreement on American energy sectors was too great to risk action to curb emissions, a fact that many economists and major USA companies pushed-back on.

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France says Qatar must answer to neighbours in diplomatic row

President Donald Trump is offering Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to mediate the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations. The Maldives and one of conflict-ridden Libya's competing governments also have joined them in cutting ties to Doha.

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How Apple Could Challenge Amazon's $10 Billion in New Revenue

It will ship later this year. If Apple manages to beat the latter two in terms of sound quality and match Amazon and Google in terms of voice integration, the price could be justified for Apple device users. One might book a reservation at a restaurant using OpenTable, for example, which is approved by Apple . It will also be possible to exchange data between gym equipment and the watch.

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British shock: PM May's election gamble appears to backfire

An election once expected to lead to an nearly certain victory for the incumbent prime minister, who called early elections herself, could now possibly turn into a major defeat for the Tories. To solve that problem, a certain characteristic of Britain's electoral system could offer a solution. Britain's Conservatives have lost their majority in a snap general election that has resulted in a hung parliament .

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Man charged with battery in racially charged altercation at Starbucks

Starbucks employees said Boucher had been a problem customer in the past but he had never been violent. He then spits on that 30-year-old man as well as a 34-year-old woman, according to police. Punches are nearly exchanged until a bystander breaks up the altercation and Boucher shouts at the two: 'Get on all fours right now! Punches are nearly exchanged until a bystander breaks up the altercation and Boucher (far right) shouts at the two 'Get on all fours right now! He then proceeded to ...

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French NBA prospect Jonathan Jeanne diagnosed with career-threatening disorder

Potential first round pick Jonathan Jeanne received the worst possible news with the 2017 NBA Draft just weeks away. Marfan syndrome is the same disorder that Baylor's Isaiah Austin was diagnosed with back in 2014 and prevented him from playing competitive basketball for two years.

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UK media: May has no intention of resigning

The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar. With most of the vote accounted for, analysts predict that May's Conservatives will fall around eight seats short of the 326 needed for an outright majority in the U.K.'s 650-seat House of Commons.

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Crude price drop is symptom of rising USA clout

American crude production will average more than 10 million barrels a day in 2018, breaking a record nearly five decades old, according to the Energy Information Administration's monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook report Tuesday. "Normally, gasoline stocks are supposed to decline at this time of the year due to strong demand", said Carsten Fritsch, oil analyst at Commerzbank in Frankfurt, Germany.


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