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Britain's Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Ms May faced Conservative MPs at a meeting of the party's 1922 Committee . Foreign Secretary Mr Johnson used an article in The Sun to stress his support for the Prime Minister: "To those that say the PM should step down, or that we need another election or even - God help us - a second referendum, I say come off it.

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'Shy green' Gove to oversee air quality policy

The reshuffle comes as the Conservatives hold talks with the DUP over plans for an alliance that would give them a working majority. On Friday, it was confirmed that all five of the most senior cabinet ministers would remain in their jobs.

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BT Group plc's (BT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc

On Monday, May 23 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Hold". Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a GBX 215 ($2.80) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Friday, February 24th.

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Attorney General Sessions to face US Senate panel in public

Sessions , among the earliest high-profile backers of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will appear days after explosive testimony by ousted FBI director James Comey suggested Trump sought to interfere with the sprawling Russian Federation investigation.

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Harry Kane's late equaliser rescues England against Scotland

But a boisterous Hampden Park was silenced deep into injury time as Harry Kane met Raheem Sterling's cross to snatch a 2-2 draw for England . When I saw the ball hit the net, my feelings were honestly just total disappointment. Kane recently spoke of his desire to become England's captain on a permanent basis. "In terms of the task that we have got, that bit can't be underestimated, but we have to hope there are some young players in the U-21s and U-20s who can add to that".

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Former attorney general Eric Holder's review of Uber now complete

Michael, who was Uber's senior vice president of business, was rumored to be on the chopping block as board members discussed how to move past a series of scandals related to claims of sexual harassment and other workplace issues. However, as the CEO of the company, Kalanick has been at the centre of the storm. The board meeting Sunday took place at Covington & Burling's Los Angeles office, according to the Times , and it is expected to vote on the recommendations contained in the ...

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US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

Ministers and European Union representatives pose for a family photo at the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. United Nations executive director for the environment Erik Solheim , present at the morning sessions, said G7 countries, excluding the United States were absolutely committed to move ahead with climate action whatever happened in the White House .

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Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Germany's European affairs minister Michael Roth said that time was tight until the expiry of a two-year window to reach a negotiated deal: "We should not waste any time", he said. Some parliamentarians in both the Conservative and Labour parties want to remain in the EU. "Time for action, not words". "We want to have a fair deal with Britain and we want to have a fair final Brexit negotiations".

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New York Times sources say Uber discussing leave for CEO

Additionally, Uber's chief business officer, Emil Michael , will resign on Monday, reported the Wall Street Journal . As part of its attempt to draw a line under its recent problems, Uber said it had appointed Wan Ling Martello , a Nestle executive and Alibaba board member, as an independent director.

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Crown says employees detained in China have been charged

The company confirmed on Tuesday that the 15 employees based in China and detained at the same time in r four Chinese cities had also been charged. Supplied Marketing executive Jason O'Connor is the highest profile Crown employee arrested.

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Morgan Stanley Reaffirms Buy Rating for AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

It is positive, as 48 investors sold Anglo American plc shares while 206 reduced holdings. Research professionals at Peel Hunt have GBX 370.00 PT on Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC (LON:MONY). Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on Zpg Plc from GBX 400 ($5.14) to GBX 440 ($5.65) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd.

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Oil Spill!!! Crude Prices Tumble

So far, the production-cut agreement has had little impact on global inventory levels due to rising supply from producers not participating in the accord, such as Libya and Nigeria, and a relentless increase in US shale oil output. Chirichella said the oil market is looking for "a sustained inventory destocking pattern that will send global supply and demand balances back to normal historical levels".

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Rabri Devi wants 'sanskari' daughters-in-law for her sons, not 'mall-going' girls

Rabri's answer was she was looking for "cultured" girls who "don't go to shopping malls or cinema theatres", who would run their households and respect elders, just like Rabri Devi herself. Ghar chalaane wali, bade buzurg ka aadar karne wali, jaise ki hum hain, waisi ladki chahiye. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav turned 70 on Sunday and wished for a Bihar-like secular grand alliance at the Centre too.

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Apple unveiled a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro

Graphics and storage are faster, the display is brighter and the new iMac models support double the RAM. We are talking the real deal here and something best suited for pro users with the most demanding workflows. The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro starts at $38.74 a month for 24 months; 0% April, on Verizon device payment ($829.99 with a 2-yr contract, $929.99 full retail).

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Another Federal Appeals Court Says Trump's Travel Ban Should Remain On Hold

President Donald Trump's travel ban . The government has appealed that finding with the US Supreme Court . We find it hard to understand why the government's lawyers do not prevail upon the government to collect necessary data and make a persuasive showing as to why the travel ban is required for these six countries or why all refugees need to be banned.

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Lady Gaga teams up with Starbucks for Cups Of Kindness

Starting June 13, Starbucks will donate 25 cents from each one of its colorful Cups of Kindness beverages sold at participating Starbucks stores in the US and Canada through June 19 to Born This Way Foundation . Colorful and magical drinks for a good cause? Starbucks combines ground matcha green tea with - you guessed it - lemonade, turning the whole drink a kelly green-ish color.

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Another US appeals court keeps Trump's travel ban blocked

The appeals court ruling cites a filing from the state of Hawaii asserting that the university had admitted 11 graduate students from the six countries and was reviewing applications from another 21 affected applicants. That helped demonstrate that he was not assessing whether the roughly 180 million citizens of the six countries had ties to terrorism, they said. Despite this victory, the effects of the Muslim Ban remain in place: Visas issued to Iranians have fallen by 52% and Iranians ...

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Stock futures down as tech rout continues

The S&P technology sector was down 1.34 per cent due to declines in closely watched technology stocks, including those of Microsoft , Facebook , Netflix and Alphabet . Apple shares , down 2.4 per cent on Monday, are up about 26 per cent so far in 2017. Tech stocks have surged since President Donald Trump's inauguration in January, with the technology sector of the S&P 500 up almost 14% in value and according to Reuters , at its most expensive since early 2008 in terms of price ...

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SoCal Congressman Brad Sherman draws up impeachment articles for Trump

Bharara, whom Trump fired, was asked if there was enough evidence to bring a case about Trump trying to obstruct an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Sherman sat in the audience during Comey's public testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. The legendary California Democrat said the "facts are not there" yet to make the case for impeachment.

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US, China Finalize Details to Send US Beef to China

American beef exports dropped from $3 billion to $1.1 billion in 2004, but the US market has since recovered to pre-2003 levels without exporting to China. I encourage China and all countries to base their requirements on worldwide standards and science. "I have no doubt that as soon as the Chinese people get a taste of American beef they'll want more of it", he says.

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What time is the Serbia v Wales World Cup qualifier on TV?

Aaron Ramsey could not have picked a better place to convert a Panenka penalty on a night when Wales secured a precious point against the Group D leaders to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup finals next summer.

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Altice IPO pricing values US business at up to $22 billion

Netherlands-based Altice is expected to pursue more US acquisitions following its purchases of Cablevision Systems in 2016 and Suddenlink in 2015. The company said it expects to sell 46.6 million shares in that price range, which would value the IPO at around $1.35 billion at the middle of the range.

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Oil futures climb 1 percent after USA stockpile draw

Brent crude futures for July were up 40 cents at $51.16 a barrel by 0245 GMT. Oil prices rose on Thursday, rallying from three-week lows after industry data showed a big draw in USA crude stocks, suggesting that the world's largest oil market could be tightening faster than expected.

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United States Becomes 'Footnote' In G7 Climate Talks

French minister Nicolas Hulot said U.S. allies were determined not to let Trump's controversial climate stance "poison" cooperation on other ecological issues, and said the world could work around the United States position, even though it is a damaging one.

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Rio Tinto plc's (RIO) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at JP Morgan Chase & Co

Chinese state-owned mining company Yancoal Australia Ltd. said in a stock exchange filing on Sunday that it has received several regulatory clearances at home for its planned $2.45 billion purchase of Rio Tinto PLC's Australian thermal mining business, as the seller considers a competing bid.

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US refuses to sign G7 pledge to Paris climate accord

Not so for Pruitt, who has repeatedly questioned the scientific consensus on climate change and was representing the only country at the talks planning to exit the agreement. The Kyoto architecture was "top down" while the Paris accord was "bottom up" in the sense that it allows each country to define its own objectives and pathway.

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Qatar says no one can dictate its foreign policy

He also said that "no one has the right" to pressure Qatar to silence TV network Al-Jazeera, which is based in Doha . "I call on all states to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation and to find a rapid resolution through mediation", Johnson said.

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F-35 jets grounded indefinitely at US Air Force base in Arizona

This is the second grounding since F-35s were declared ready for service by the US Air Force a year ago, after embedded electrical lines inside of the aircraft's fuel tanks were found to have cracking insulation, the report says. The grounding comes at a critical time for Lockheed, which plans to demonstrate the advanced jet at the Paris Air Show next week. He took credit for generating $700 million in savings in the $8.5 billion contract for the latest batch of F-35 fighters.

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Market Fallers: Fresnillo Plc, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, Micro Focus International plc

The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, April 20. On June 13 the company was set at "Neutral" according to a Macquarie report which is down from the previous "Outperform" rating. A rating of 4 or 5 would indicate a consensus Sell. This rating was shown in an analyst report on Friday morning. (NYSE:CIVI) is 40.829300. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized.

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Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

But Mr Corbyn said: 'I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility. Her weakened position in the party rules out big changes, and May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

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Security firms warn of new cyber threat to electric grid

In a blog post , the researchers explain that it 'it uses industrial communication protocols used worldwide in power supply infrastructure, transportation control systems, and other critical infrastructure systems, such as water and gas'. Industroyer, writes the report, is adaptable malware that can disrupt industrial control systems, including those used in the energy sector. 'The problem is that these protocols were designed decades ago, and back then industrial systems were meant to be ...

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New York Penn Station repairs will disrupt 9600 Long Island riders

Expectations on service disruption during the scheduled July 7th-25th and August 4th-28th Penn Station repairs have varied, ranging between 20 and 25 percent reductions in service during peak hours. The MTA said that Amtrak's repairs would have forced the LIRR to cancel or divert up to 15 trains that normally arrive at Penn Station during the morning rush period between 6-10 a.m., affecting approximately 9,600 customers.

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What's next for Puerto Rico after vote for US statehood

Almost half a million votes were cast for statehood, about 7,600 for free association/independence and almost 6,700 for the current territorial status , according to preliminary results. "The biggest appeal of statehood is the increase in federal spending on the island that would in essence kick-start the economy". "People are just trying to manage".

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McDonald's will use Snapchat to hire for 250000 summer jobs

These days, of course, kids spend enormous amounts of time on their smartphones, and that's why McDonald's Corporation ( NYSE:MCD ) and Snap Inc ( NYSE:SNAP ) are teaming up to use Snapchat's popular platform to recruit summer employees. MCD is also courting millennials on Hulu and Spotify, the company said, although those experiences aren't as immersive as the tie-in with Snapchat.

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Zelle takes on Venmo from within your bank's app

Transfers will simply happen faster because the banks are finally linking to each other, executives said. The service will allow transfers "from one bank account to another in minutes, using only a recipient's email address or mobile number", according to its backers.


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