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Sara Zelenak Confirmed As Dead In London Bridge Terror Attack

Police arrive on the scene of the London Bridge attack on Saturday before shooting dead the three attackers . Pressure has been building on police to explain why one of the three attackers had managed to slip under the radar despite having known links to extremists.

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DC Residents Need $5K More Than Last Year To Afford Rentals

Someone making the federal minimum wage would need to work 117 hours a week - or almost three full-time jobs - to be able to afford a two-bedroom apartment. He suggested that the government could offer increased rental assistance and boost programs such as the National Housing Trust Fund, which invests in affordable homes.

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Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

European Council President Donald Tusk said he didn't know when negotiations were going to start, but warned the U.K.to avoid a "no deal" scenario in the case of any failure to come to the negotiating table. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May". German Chancellor Angela Merkel refused to comment on the outcome of the ballot, citing "politeness and respect" as the reason.

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

Now the party, led by Theresa May , says it intends to form a coalition government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). May in April had chosen to call the election three years ahead of the schedule to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union to pull Britain out of the single market.

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Pound plunged last night as Tories failed to win parliamentary majority

If the Conservative party increases its majority, UBS Wealth Management's Dean Turner expects the pound to resume its previous momentum. At around 8am the exchange rate hit a high of €1.14979 to the pound - up from lows of €1.13972 earlier in the week.

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Theresa May is forming a minority government with support from the DUP

Theresa May has said she intends to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit talks. "I don't see how she can be a strong and credible figure now to lead these negotiations", he said. However, her campaign unraveled after a policy u-turn on care for the elderly. "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the negotiations will turn out badly for both sides".

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How major US stock market indexes fared on Friday

The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed slightly lower. The S&P fell -2.02 points or 0.08%. France's CAC 40 added 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,292.66, while Germany's DAX rose 0.5 percent to 12,770.25. Apple lost 4 percent and Facebook gave up 3 percent. Micron Technology fell 5.8% to $30.56. It remains up 18.5% for the year. July-dated crude futures rose 19 cents, or 0.4%, to settle at $45.83 per barrel.

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Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

Earlier this week Mr Comey gave evidence before a US Senate hearing about Mr Trump and his alleged links with Russian Federation. Comey said that at a White House dinner January 27, Trump told him , "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty".

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Oil market averts major breakdown, bounces aggressively off one-month low

The US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate (WTI), was down 0.81 per cent at $47.80 a barrel. United States crude production has jumped over 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million barrels per day (bpd), levels close to top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia .

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Disney CEO Has Something To Say About That Rumored Movie Hack

Amid a summer of disappointing box office flops, Guardians is an impressive early success story that continues to dominate each weekend, having yet to fall out of the top two in its first month in theaters. A less complicated example of remake fatigue setting in, meanwhile, can be seen in the way Paramount's Baywatch largely belly-flopped at the box office.

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Claims for US jobless benefits fall by 10K to 245K

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, unwinding half of the prior period's jump and suggesting the labour market was tightening despite a recent slowdown in job growth. The more accurate four-week average of new claims, meanwhile, rose by 2,250 to 242,000. Data on continuing claims are released with a one-week lag.

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The Tristel Plc (TSTL) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, February 9 with "Buy". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush given on Friday, September 9. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Cantor Fitzgerald. It is down 2.85% since June 8, 2016 and is uptrending. On Wednesday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight". It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

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House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

The bill would repeal a rule that bans banks from engaging in trading for their own profit using federally-insured deposits, or forming certain relationships with private equity funds. The bill will be especially useful for smaller, community banks who have traditionally lent money to small business startups. What does the Financial Choice Act do? Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanEx-GOP rep: Ryan's impeachment claim about Trump "isn't true" Tom Brokaw: "Trump ran as a big time exec, not as ...

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Bustling Stock in Focus: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

As per Thursday, March 3, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. The stock of AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 26 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Active stock market investors may have to find that flawless balance between being too risky or playing it too safe. The RSI was created by J. Welles Wilder who was striving to measure whether or not a stock was overbought or oversold.

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Kansas legislature rejects 2012 tax cuts, once seen as a conservative model

Leslie Osborn, the Republican chairwoman of the Oklahoma House Appropriations Committee. Now, after their policies failed to produce the results GOP politicians promised, the state has become host to another revolution: a resurgence of moderate Republicans.

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'Significant' number of holidaymakers still without luggage after BA IT failure

Handling of the crisis is " undoubtedly the single worst event in the airline's history since privatization ", said Wheeldon. "We are very sorry for the frustration this situation is causing at a very busy time of year", it said. Controlling costs has been an overarching focus for Mr Walsh, who as BA chief orchestrated the 2011 merger of the British flag carrier with Iberia to create FTSE 100 giant IAG .

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Oil comeback for cut-exempt producers threatens to swamp OPEC

Another week of market losses continued on Thursday with West Texas Intermediate dropping 8 cents to $45.64 and Brent declining 15 cents to $47.91, and experts believe the cause is the report from the Energy Information Administration of an unexpected 3.3 million build in US stockpiles at a time when it was thought a drawdown was imminent.

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Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

The scale of the losses leaves major gaps in the SNP's Westminster frontbench - and raises serious questions about Sturgeon's strategy to push for a a second independence referendum of the back of last year's Brexit vote. She criticised Theresa May , who called a snap election in a bid to boost her party's slender majority at Westminster - a gamble which spectacularly backfired on the Conservative leader.

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US Crude Stockpiles Slump As Refining Surges To Record High

Crude oil prices were flat to slightly lower in early Thursday trading as consumer demand issues balance against a large draw in oil inventories. The main factor for Brent is whether a decision led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to extend a pledge to cut production by around 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) until the end of the first quarter of 2018 will significantly tighten the market to end years of oversupply.

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Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Nordstrom Inc. the EPS stands at 0.37 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.27, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations.

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Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, his son, became Qatar's ruling emir in 2013, but Sheikh Hamad still looms large in the tight, insular world of Qatari ruling family politics. Those breaking ties with Qatar are the UAE , Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain , the Maldives, Mauritania and Libya's eastern-based government. The spat has led to one of the worst Gulf crises in decades, with suspended flights and regional ports closed to Qatari ships.

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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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