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Qatar dismisses terrorism list as 'baseless'

Despite calling for an ease to the blockade, Tillerson said Qatar needs to do more to address terrorism financing. Those tweets raised questions about how isolation would affect the US military base in Qatar, as well as how the diplomatic stress will affect American priorities and goals in the region.

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Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble

Her Downing Street office initially announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that account hours later. Its eurosceptic wing has always been a thorn in the side of Conservative prime ministers. It is due to present its platform for the next session in the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament on June 19.

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Theresa May to seek to form United Kingdom government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and that talks must start quickly. And former chancellor George Osborne , sacked from the Cabinet by Mrs May and now editor of the Evening Standard, told ITV: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government then she I doubt will survive in the long term as Conservative party leader".

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)

Vanguard Grp Incorporated stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). Suntrust Banks Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 0.7% in the first quarter. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Acadia Realty Trust has a dividend payout ratio of 69.8% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings.

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Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

The UAE issued a statement welcoming Trump's "leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". But the states did not respond to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's warning of humanitarian consequences. But it was the differences that resonated: another example, it seemed, of Trump forging a path at variance with that of his top officials. Saudi Arabia, however, is locked in a regional power struggle with Iran .

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Has Pakistan deployed troops in Qatar? Islamabad calls reports fabricated and baseless

Limitations imposed on travel and transit to Qatar by Saudi Arabia could impact USA nationals and businesses, and US nationals and businesses operating in the kingdom may face pressure to limit or curtail their contacts with Qatar as the dispute continues.

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UK Election Could Delay Brexit Negotiations; Impact on Travel Unclear

Yvette Cooper, a former government minister and lawmaker with the opposition Labour Party, said May was fundamentally weakened "after losing what was basically a referendum on herself". Theresa May did not have to call this election. To make matters worse, she saw her majority evaporate. Farage warned that in the event that May can not form a government and Labor creates a coalition "then I think Brexit is in some trouble".

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'British Airways defends policy of outsourcing of IT services'

British Airways (BA) cancelled eight flights from Ireland's biggest airport as a result of the IT failure that forced it to ground hundreds of services over the weekend. The GMB union has claimed the problems were down to BA cutting "hundreds of dedicated and loyal" IT staff and contracting the work out to India to save money.

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Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote and need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's DUP to have a majority. Former treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May past year - called her a "dead woman walking", and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time .

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Search underway for small aircraft missing in BC Interior

If Simons and Robillard, both 21, are not found by the end of the day, the search will continue Saturday with additional air support, Menzies said. A private four-seater airplane travelling from Lethbridge to Kamloops has gone missing with a man and woman onboard, according to a release from Cranbrook RCMP.

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ICC Champions Trophy: AB de Villiers' nightmarish time out in England

Shikhar Dhawan's 78 and Kohli's 76 were the key contributions as India chased down 192 with 12 overs to spare. Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli gave due respect to the main strike bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel, before opening up against Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo.

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Election gamble leaves "strong and stable" British PM anything but

That's what we will deliver. "I'm sorry for all those colleagues who lost their seats and didn't deserve to lose and of course I'll reflect on what happened", May, her voice quavering, said earlier in a pooled interview to broadcasters. Then came the suicide bombing at a Manchester concert on May 22, which killed 22 people including seven children, followed by Saturday's knife and van attack in London , which left eight dead.

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Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

Referring to Mr Tillerson's comments on the blockade of Qatar, Mr Erdogan said in a speech at a Ramadan fast-breaking dinner in Istanbul: "I say it should be lifted completely". Qatar Petroleum has said in a statement that it is "business as usual" despite a worsening diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and its Gulf neighbours.

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Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

It would mean the DUP backing the Government on its Budget and prevent it being brought down by motions of no confidence, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis. May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament. And it surely secures investment of billions of pounds into Northern Ireland.

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Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Increases Position in Range Resources Corp. (RRC)

VENTURA JEFFREY L also sold $1.58 million worth of Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. Antero Resources Corporation (AR ) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending May 08 AMC, whereas, 23 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.05.

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Qatar tells Gulf residents they are free to stay

Only an hour later, Mr Tillerson sat in the front row in the Rose Garden as Mr Trump enthusiastically embraced the move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and others to punish Qatar. Trump, in contrast, was much more explicit in condemnation. But Trump said that he, Tillerson and military leaders had decided during Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia last month that a public rebuke was needed.

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EU Ready For Brexit Negotiations

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Financial markets dislike uncertainty but were handed a hugely clouded outlook Friday after the Conservative party of Prime Minister Theresa May lost its parliamentary majority in Britain´s snap general election .

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Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge

As the final seconds ticked off, Cleveland fans chanted " Cavs in 7". "So we made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more ", added James, via ESPN . Thompson and Curry sank back-to-back 3-pointers late in the second quarter to boost the Warriors lead, but Irving's inside bank shot pulled Cleveland within 67-61 at half-time.

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Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks

Speaking on the steps of No 10 after an audience with the Queen, the prime minister said the parties had a "strong relationship" and that she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country".

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Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

Thursday's United Kingdom general election saw the Conservatives lose more seats than expected in Parliament, while the Labour gained more seats than expected. The DUP's 10 lawmakers would give May a working majority after her own party failed to win enough seats to govern by itself. Others have also said a Conservative-DUP deal could endanger Northern Ireland's peace settlement, which relies on the British government being a neutral arbiter between those who want the province to ...

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Lower US Oil Inventories Spur A Small Rally In Crude Prices (USO)

The price of Brent Crude fell 4.1% to $48.06 a barrel, its lowest level since November while West Texan Intermediate declined 5.1% to $45.72 a barrel. That's up from 9.96 million barrels projected in May. The split between Qatar and four other Gulf countries could make OPEC's goal of rebalancing the crude market even more hard.

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Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

The EU side has long said it doesn't matter how Britain voted because it has set its own negotiation position although it may now need to prepare for a different approach. Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP.

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UK Five Terror Plots since Westminster Attacks

The fake explosive belts were visible during the attacks, Haydon said, and may have appeared genuine to those who saw them. Police Commander Dean Haydon said the attackers may have worn the belts because they planned to take hostages, "or it might be that they saw it as protection from being shot themselves".

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Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar, airline says

According to the official, Iran's food shipments can reach Qatar by sea freight within only 8 hours from the port city of Bushehr. In the biggest diplomatic crisis in the region in years, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates , plus Egypt and Yemen, on Monday announced they were cutting all ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism.

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Theresa May to meet DUP leader Arlene Foster after statement 'error'

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May began finalising her cabinet of ministers and held talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to determine the contours of the party's support for her minority government. Labour's leader Jeremy Corbyn is maintaining that May will not remain prime minister for long . "I was fairly straightforward with her (Mrs May) and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party", she said.

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Trump tells Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Launching an extraordinary allegation against a key US military partner, Trump derided what he called Qatar's "extremist ideology in terms of funding" terrorist groups, an accusation Qatar has repeatedly and vehemently denied. "We ask that there be no further escalation by the parties in the region", Tillerson said Friday. The dispute represents a dilemma for the United States since Qatar hosts the largest US Air Force base in the region while Bahrain hosts the headquarters for the ...

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United Nations chief doesn't mince words on Trump's looming Paris Climate Agreement decision

Donald Trump will announce this week whether the US will remain in the Paris Agreement - the world's first comprehensive accord of its kind - after previously threatening to pull out. An AFP report from early March which cited the New York Times stated that the Trump Administration team was divided over whether the United States should withdraw or remain in the Paris Climate Agreement.

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EU's Brexit negotiator says talks when United Kingdom ready

Concessions on such issues would seriously damage efforts by the DUP to secure a deal with Sinn Fein to restore Northern Ireland's devolved government, which collapsed in January. The Prime Minister has been under massive pressure from Tory MPs since the party lost its majority in yesterday's general election . The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow.

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Trump Proposes Privatizing US Air Traffic Control

Trump added with a touch of humor, "Other than that, it's quite good". Though Trump outlined only broad strokes of his proposal , his speech threw presidential support behind a plan that in recent years gained traction amid a broad push by the airline industry and support from several high-profile lawmakers.

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Latest Stocks: American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

The monthly stock performance comes in at -1.59%. About 224,970 shares traded. It is down 1.69% since June 9, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 9.09% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.31, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0 per share. Guggenheim Capital LLC increased its position in shares of American Midstream Partners by 1,174.2% in the fourth quarter.

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United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP, a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages . The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex in Northern Ireland.

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British Pound Falls After Exit Polls Predict Hung Parliament

If the final result shows no clear victor, that could put further pressure on the pound, says Samuel Tombs, analyst at Pantheon Macroeconomics. Other asset classes, he said, are "rarely affected" by general elections, even when the election outcome was not clear before polling day.

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Shire PLC 44.2% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital

There are now 908,305,540 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 2,480,228. It dropped, as 6 investors sold Shoe Carnival, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. Jefferies downgraded AO World PLC (LON:AO) rating on Thursday, June 8. About shares traded. Tertiary Minerals plc (LON:TYM) has 0.00% since June 9, 2016 and is.

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Oil prices rise after big draw in USA stockpiles

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 climbed above $50 per barrel early on Tuesday, before dipping back to $49.78 by 0655 GMT, down 2 cents from their last close. Market analysts are troubled by a growth in US crude production that is straining efforts from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to reduce global oversupply.

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Sebastian Vettel fastest in final practice

The Finn revealed he was unable to put the flawless lap together, but his long-run pace is giving him encouragement ahead of Sunday's race. "Literally as a kid I'd come home and say "one day if I'm really lucky and I can get to Formula 1 I'd want to emulate Ayrton".


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