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Six dead in London tower block fire, toll expected to rise

About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats when the blaze ripped through the building. A structural engineer has assessed the building and it has been deemed safe for fire crew to continue search and rescue efforts .

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Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury deliberations

The jury is considering three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. The jury deliberated for four hours Monday night before retreating back to the hotel where they have been sequestered since the start of the trial. After taking the pills, Constand said, she had trouble talking and difficulty moving and was suffering double vision, before briefly losing consciousness.

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U.S. airports test biometric checkpoint screening to replace boarding passes

Once the technology finds a fingerprint match, it is able to access the passenger's boarding pass and identification information. Once your fingerprints match up, you'll pass into the normal baggage scanning portion of security. As this relates to air travel security it is very likely that this system will have to go through long and extremely vigorous testing before being widely used in airports.

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London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals

Dozens of horrific eyewitness accounts have begun to emerge from the 27-storey tower block fire, with residents claiming people are still stuck inside the building - which houses 600 people. Many traumatic accounts of the fire and its impact have emerged, including a baby being dropped from the tower. Michael went out to the hallway and saw smoke.

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US withdrawal from Paris climate deal unlikely to impact emissions (BP.)

In a statement , Scott Pruitt , head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said the communique and the meeting are proof the U.S.is "resetting the agenda" on the Paris agreement . "Every country but the United States expressed their absolutely unwavering commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris agreement", she said in a conference call with reporters Monday.

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Verizon closes Yahoo deal; Mayer steps down

The joint corporate entity covering over 50 media, advertising and technology brands will now be called Oath . About 2,000 Yahoo and AOL workers are expected to lose their jobs as Verizon trims expenses and eliminates overlapping positions.

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EMT drags woman's half-naked body down aisle of crowded plane

It wasn't until the flight landed that an unresponsive Hines was removed from the plane, nevertheless passengers said medics had left the woman's lower half exposed as they dragged her face up, down the aisle of the Boeing 737. The woman, who appeared to be in her 40s, was naked from the waist down and in full view of the other roughly 150 passengers, the passenger said. Hogan told the Associated Press that emergency workers did nothing wrong.

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Abbvie INC (ABBV) Holder Bb&T Securities LLC Decreased Position

Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, May 29 report. Deutsche Bank initiated it with "Hold" rating and $63 target in Tuesday, March 15 report. Tudor Investment Et Al reported 4,900 shares. Alta Capital Ltd Com invested in 26,648 shares. Glenview Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of AbbVie during the fourth quarter worth approximately $570,905,000.

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Cabot Corporation (CBT) Position Boosted by Prudential Financial Inc

About 1.27 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 4.51% the S&P500. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) has a market capitalization of 10.77 Billion while its Major Index membership is at S&P 500. Nationwide Fund Advsrs owns 106,476 shares. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was reduced too. Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $90,136 activity.

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Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock

Former conservative minister Anna Soubry added that the premier "is in a very hard place. she now has to obviously consider her position". One can nearly hear the death knell ringing in Edinburgh as stalwarts of the Scottish independence movement, including the former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, lost their seats to unionist candidates.

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Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood

Ricardo Rosselló supports statehood as a way to solve the island's economic disaster. Home values are plunging. The US Department of Justice in its letter pointed out that Puerto Ricans are US citizenship by birth, asking that the "potentially misleading" statement be removed.

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Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

But his former Democratic colleagues pressed him repeatedly on his contacts with Russian Federation and his role in the dismissal of Comey - who led the FBI's probe on Russian Federation until he was ousted. In his opening remarks, Sessions stated unequivocally that he had never had any conversations with Russian officials about interference in the 2016 presidential campaign .

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Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) Closed at $19.29

It has a 39.93 P/E ratio. The firm owned 681,751 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after buying an additional 189,436 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc decreased Vanguard S&P 500 Etf (VOO) stake by 19,003 shares to 50,725 valued at $10.41 million in 2016Q4. The South Africa-based Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited has invested 0.07% in Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM).

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Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

It has underperformed by 69.67% the S&P500. Therefore 76% are positive. (NASDAQ: FOXA ) reached 20.27% versus a 1-year low price of $23.33. They set a "neutral" rating and a $33.00 target price for the company. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.85, from 0.86 in 2016Q3. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company.

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London Grenfell Tower fire

David Benjamin said smoke trapped his neighbors inside. "There's people at their windows: 'Help me, help me, help me!' You can see the fire go into the house and into the last room that they're in, and just engulfing their whole apartment".

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U.S. retail sales slide 0.3 percent, biggest drop in 16 months

The Atlanta Fed is forecasting the economy growing at a 3% annualised rate in the second quarter, but this estimate could be trimmed following the weak core retail sales . They declined 1% in May, the worst performance in almost a year. Sales at online retailers increased 0.8% last month after rising 0.9% in April. Spending fell sharply at department stores and electronic stores in May from April.

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IEA: Oil output set to outpace demand in 2018

The U.S. benchmark for crude fell 51 cents to $45.94 a barrel on Wednesday. While financial traders have confidence in rising prices, the physical market remains under pressure, especially due to a rise in US drilling for new oil production.

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The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE) has a Market value of 2.42 Billion

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. $23,288 worth of stock was bought by PITTAWAY DAVID BRUCE on Tuesday, May 23. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

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$3.49 EPS Expected for H & R Block Inc (HRB)

Leisure Cap Mgmt invested 0.18% of its portfolio in H & R Block Inc (NYSE: HRB ). Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.34% of the company's stock. Also Wsj.com published the news titled: "H&R Block CEO Bill Cobb to Retire" on May 16, 2017. This is an increase of approximately 373% compared to the average daily volume of 987 put options.

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Sell-Side Research on QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO)

After having $1.20 EPS previously, QUALCOMM, Inc.'s analysts see -43.33 % EPS growth. Commonwealth Financial Services LLC now owns 3,627 shares of the wireless technology company's stock valued at $205,000 after buying an additional 3,022 shares during the period.

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Turkish FM to visit Qatar on wednesday

The ministry said Qatar had been an "impartial diplomatic mediator" in the dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea, which led to armed clashes in 2010. He wrote in an Op-Ed piece in The Wall Street Journal saying the recent decision by four countries to cut diplomatic relations with Doha was an expression of a collective frustration with Qatar's policies.

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Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal

Given the changes to Marissa Mayer's role as Yahoo chief executive, she has chosen to resign. Verizon and Oath confirmed Mayer's departure in the last paragraph of Tuesday's press release about the deal, ending with: " Verizon wishes Mayer well in her future endeavors".

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Here's What Sasha Obama Wore On Her Birthday

Over the weekend, Sasha turned 16 years old and photos from her Sweet 16 party emerged on Twitter and Instagram . The bombshell: "Sasha" isn't her legal first name, but rather her nickname. Looking every inch the handsome young woman she is, Sasha celebrated turning the big 1-6 alongside her family and close friends. 'I can't believe Obama was in office for 8 years and I'm just now finding out Sasha Obama's real name is Natasha , ' wrote one user, while another posted, 'My entire ...

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Sensex, Nifty end in green; public sector banks help market rally

Investors around the globe will be watching the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's two-day rate-setting meeting, which will be announced later tonight. The Sensex washed out initial gains and the NSE dropped below 9,600 in the late morning trade today on account of selling pressure, mainly in the metal counter.

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Residents being evacuated from burning building

People inside the building were seen flashing torches or mobile phones to attract help and a witness described seeing at least one person falling from an upper floor. It was not yet possible to confirm the cause of the fire, which spread throughout the building from lower floors, Cotton said. "It's unbearable hearing someone screaming for their lives at #grenfelltower ".

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Shekel resumes gains ahead of United States rate call

The reaction was tepid, with Shanghai stocks easing 0.7 percent. One reason: With unemployment so low, "the U.S.is running out of people to hire", says Eric Lascelles, chief economist at RBC Global Asset Management. Capita CPI.L led the gains after offering a reassuring outlook. On Wednesday, the dollar index barely budged as slightly firmer moves against the euro and yen were offset by losses against the commodity bloc of currencies, such as the Australian and Canadian dollars.

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New Analyst Ratings For Cranswick (LON:CWK)

Whitbread plc ( LON WTB ) traded up 0.73% on Thursday, hitting GBX 3989.00. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company acquired 67,243 shares as Owens (OI)'s stock rose 11.55%. Among 12 analysts covering Children's Place ( NASDAQ:PLCE ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. The stock now has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 704.31 ($9.10).

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Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Shares Bought by KCG Holdings Inc

On average, analysts anticipate that Barrick Gold Corp will post $0.73 EPS for the current fiscal year. Zweig holds 1.01% or 515,530 shares. Zacks Investment Research's EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Barrick Gold Corp.

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Utah national monument recommendation spurs action

Zinke added, "Co-management will be absolutely key going forward and I recommend that the monument, and especially the areas of significant cultural interest, be co-managed by the Tribal nations". Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, said Monday he was "encouraged" by Zinke's report and heralded the secretary's "thoughtful and inclusive" review.

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Why iOS 11 will keep developers busy

More horribly, if an app isn't updated for 64-bit iOS devices, then you'll be encountering some trouble with them when you install or restore them to your device. Categories are now on dedicated turfs, and browsing through apps has been made more interactive. Second, Apple is taking a 30% cut of this fraudulent enterprise.

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Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS) Broker Roundup

It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. Aviva plc (LON:AV)'s stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank AG in a research note issued on Monday, May 22nd. It has a 11.51 P/E ratio. The Firm is also the operator of an animal veterinary business and pet grooming salons and the multi-channel equestrian retailer, Ride-away.

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One feared dead after fire engulfs 27-storey tower in West London

At least 200 firefighters and 40 engines are still on the scene of the huge fire trying to douse it. The London mayor declared a "major incident" after the blaze tore through Grenfell Tower in North Kensington at about 1 a.m local time.

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A professor ate an actual book on TV for a insane reason

Tom Watson, the party's deputy leader, was cheered when he said that former SNP leader Alex Salmond's defeat in Banff was the "Portillio moment of the night", referring to former Tory defence minister Michael Portillo's defeat by a relatively unknown Labour candidate Stephen Twigg in the 1997 election .

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FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

But several industry groups asked for more time. Issues included, among other things, "the need for upgrades to labeling software, getting nutrition information from suppliers, the number of products that would need new labels, and a limited time for the reformulation of products", said FDA spokesperson Deborah Kotz.

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5 key takeaways from Attorney General Jeff Sessions's testimony

On Jan. 10, Sessions asserted during his confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russian officials during the presidential race. Sessions also denied the notion that concerns about Trump's behavior caused him to linger after a meeting when Trump asked for everyone but Comey to leave the room.


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