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Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police

Members were nearly breathless as they described the heroism of Capitol Police members who continued to shoot at the attacker despite being injured themselves. "It's too early to say. It's really raw at this moment", Slater said. Central during a Republic baseball team practice ahead of an annual charity game between House and Senate GOP and Democrats, a tradition since 1909.

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Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Decision-Live Analysis

And it predicted US unemployment would end the year at 4.3% instead of its previous 4.5% forecast . The Fed foresees one additional rate hike this year, unchanged from its previous forecast. "While we expect the formal announcement of a change in its balance sheet policy to be made in September, we do not rule out the possibility that strong guidance regarding the time frame for tapering is delivered sooner".

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Oil markets slow to balance, OPEC economists say

OPEC's figures confirm an S&P Global Platts survey from earlier this month, which placed the cartel's crude production at 32.12 million bpd in May, up by 270,000 bpd over April, with exempt Libya and Nigeria-and under-complying Iraq-mostly contributing to the output increase.

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Shares in Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Acquired by Sandy Spring Bank

Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Sirius XM Holdings by 0.4% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 1,683,130 shares of the company's stock valued at $8,668,000 after buying an additional 58,924 shares during the last quarter.

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Ealing Council Statement After Grenfell Tower Blaze

London medics have treated 15 people for smoke inhalation and taken them to hospitals. "This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances". Referring to the multiple complaints by residents, he said: "If this happened somewhere near Knightsbridge that would have been resolved". "I'm lucky to be alive.

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JP Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for UBS AG

About 7.32 million shares traded. It is down 39.42% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp purchased a new stake in shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co during the first quarter worth about $1,367,000.

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US consumer prices dip 0.1 percent in May

Retail, or consumer price indexed ( CPI ), inflation in India during May falls to 2.18 percent, as compared with 5.76 percent in the same month of previous year, pulled down by sharp fall in food prices, official data showed in New Delhi on Monday.

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Australian police treating deadly shootout as terror attack

Australia's Prime Minister yesterday vowed to change state laws so that unsafe criminals are not released from prison early on parole, following a deadly siege by a paroled gunman that the authorities said was an "act of terrorism" . The group has claimed responsibility for a wave of deadly incidents in the United Kingdom, including the weekend attack in London that left seven people dead and nearly 50 injured.

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At least six dead in London tower block fire

An eyewitness at the Grenfell Tower fire has said that people were still screaming from the building hours after the fire began and fire engines had trouble getting to the scene. It was fire up, up, up. Methrob said residents had been concerned about safety, adding there had been warnings "for over a year". Boutrig said her friend's brother, wife and children lived in the building and that her friend was waiting to find out if they were OK.

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China's factory output rises in May

But some analysts expect increasingly stringent cooling measures will eventually drag on investment and dampen construction activity. A Reuters poll of analysts saw industrial production up 6.3 percent on year for May, down from the 6.5 percent gain posted in April.

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May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

She told a meeting of backbenchers that she had got the party into "this mess" by calling the snap election and now "I'll get us out of it". In a sign of the parliamentary guerilla warfare that will face Mrs May as she attempts to run a minority government , a Labour source said: "In Parliament we will be using every opportunity to halt the Tory programme which doesn't have a mandate and use every mechanism to advance our own manifesto and agenda".

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'100 percent' willing to go under oath to refute Comey

President Donald Trump , who has hinted tapes exist of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, declined to say if they do during a Friday Rose Garden press conference. At the same time , however, Trump reiterated his attacks on Washington's traditional European allies such as Germany and France for failing to raise their defense spending to 2 percent of GDP and suggested that they be forced to pay for years of alleged under-funding of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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Bound Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed

The automaker will offer a range of gas and diesel four-cylinder motors worldwide, but the American XF S Sportbrake will only be available with Jaguar's 380 horsepower 3.0-liter supercharged V6. Murray and coach Jamie Delgado faced comedians Rob Brydon and Jimmy Carr in a contest streamed live online, with commentary by Tim Henman. Away from the new back end, the Sportbrake is pure XF, although there's an optional - and huge - panoramic roof with gesture-controlled blind as well as a kick to ...

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SHOWDOWN: Sessions battles top Democratic senator over Comey's testimony

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions , who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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Inflation surge puts pressure on Bank of England to raise interest rate

These upward moves were partially offset by falls in motor fuel prices, as well as air and sea fares. The consumer price index dipped 0.1%, missing expectations of a flat reading, and rose by 1.9% year-over-year. Meanwhile, retail sales dropped a surprising 0.3 percent last month, also due in part to falling gasoline prices, as Americans also bought fewer appliances and electronics, the Commerce Department reported.

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IN lawmakers react to Congressional baseball shooting

The Capitol Police force is our "thin blue line" on Capitol Hill. "This morning's tragic shooting in my hometown of Alexandria is horrifying", Beyer said in a statement. Steve Scalise, who was wounded in the shooting, not been there. "There's no escaping a guy if he's got several hundred bullets and we've got no weapons and no place to hide".

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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) To Go Ex-Dividend on June 15th

Tetrem Capital Management Ltd sold 10,278 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc ( UNH)'s stock rose 9.50%. Archford Capital Strategies Lc holds 800 shares. UNH's Director BALLARD WILLIAM C JR Sell 5000 shares of the company at a price of $182.64 on 2017-06-07. It is down 1.53% since June 13, 2016 and is downtrending.

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Fatalities confirmed as huge fire rips through Grenfell Tower in west London

We were just standing screaming and they were screaming". Residents said repairs had been made recently to the exterior of the block. Around 200 firefighters and 20 fire trucks have been deployed to tackle the blaze as rescue workers try to evacuate the building in Lancaster West Estate in North Kensington, London Fire Brigade said.

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Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 1,533,549 shares of the shipping company's stock worth $34,259,000 after buying an additional 345,000 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 80% are positive. HCA Holdings had 48 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Golar LNG Partners LP is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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General Electric Company (GE) Shares Bought by Prospera Financial Services Inc

The Company's subsidiaries include Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. Dynamic Advsr Solutions Ltd Liability Company stated it has 2.5% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). $76,093 worth of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB) shares were sold by KERR JANET . Among 12 analysts covering GlaxoSmithKline ( NYSE:GSK ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

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European Central Bank drops the reference to lower rates in its forward guidance

Policymakers meeting in Estonian capital Tallinn chose to keep the bank´s main refinancing rate at 0.0 percent, the marginal lending rate at 0.25 percent, and the deposit rate at -0.4 percent - meaning lenders have to pay to park cash with the central bank - a spokesman said.

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Germany's Merkel says EU ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations. "Let's start the negotiation", Schaeuble told Bloomberg Tuesday. "It includes money, they want to talk about that, we think it should come later, and Northern Ireland".

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The Walt Disney (DIS) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.22

About 517,207 shares traded. Moreover, Texas Yale Cap Corp has 0.14% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ). It has underperformed by 3.26% the S&P500. 2,000 shares were sold by WOODFORD BRENT , worth $221,000. Bainco International Investors raised its position in Walt Disney Company (The) by 4.3% in the third quarter.

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Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

Another federal appeals court, the Virginia-based Fourth Circuit, also ruled against the travel ban last month, a decision the Trump administration has already appealed to the Supreme Court . But they said, "The order does not tie these nationals in any way to terrorist organizations within the six designated countries". During a June 12 press briefing, a reporter asked Press Secretary Sean Spicer for his response to the Ninth Circuit Court's ruling.

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Many London Bridge attack witnesses 'have yet to speak to police'

In a rare glimpse into the weeklong investigation, police released details on Saturday that showed Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5-ton truck. Cole, 41, said the attack was "the most challenging, most intense situation I've dealt with" in an 18-year police career. Two British counterterrorism sources told CNN that the arrest was part of an effort by British police and the MI5 intelligence agency to take known Islamist extremists off the streets by going after them for crimes ...

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UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions. An initial round of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster ended with no agreement on Tuesday, although both sides said they were hopeful, with talks to resume Wednesday.

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The Sse Plc (SSE) Raises Dividend to GBX 63.90 Per Share

British Land Company PLC had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at BNP Paribas. The stock of BorgWarner Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Tuesday, February 14. The stock has "Hold" rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, October 25. The stock has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 29. Barclays Capital maintained National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) on Friday, July 29 with "Overweight" rating.

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What Are the Ichimoku Levels Revealing For Tracking Corp (TRKG)?

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 4,038 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 2,504 shares in the last quarter. Many chart analysts believe that an ADX reading over 25 would suggest a strong trend. Keeping an eye on Moving Averages, the 50-day is 298.21, the 200-day is at 216.78, and the 7-day is 315.36 for Taptica International Ltd (TAP.L).

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Ensco Plc (ESV) Plans $0.01 Quarterly Dividend

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Ensco plc ( ESV ) is its Earnings per Share or EPS. The stock of ENSCO PLC (NYSE: ESV ) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, September 22 by Clarksons Platou. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 5th will be paid a $0.01 dividend.

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Shooter who injured four people including USA congressman dies from his injuries

According to a police report obtained by NBC News, officers in Hodgkinson's hometown responded to reports of "shots fired" involving the man in March. Hodgkinson lived in Rep. John Shimkus' district. The Republican and Democratic teams were scheduled to play on Thursday evening. "My hopes and prayers are that Representative Scalise, congressional staff and the Capitol Police Officers who were wounded make a quick and full recovery", he said.

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Apple App Store Bans Pepe the Frog Meme

In a newly published update to its App Store policies, the company will now allow voluntary tipping via virtual currency as in-app purchases that they will tax 30 percent. As Johnny Lin noted in his blog, from April 20 - June 7 it was one of the top 10 grossing apps in the US App Store. To block review requests from ever appearing on screen again, users can open the Settings app and scroll down to the iTunes & App Store menu.

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United Utilities Group PLC

The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Monday, July 4 by Barclays Capital. (NYSE:SPB) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, September 1 by Piperjaffray. It has a 26.03 P/E ratio. The construction division comprises the United Kingdom regional building, the United Kingdom infrastructure and worldwide businesses.

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Michael J. Loughlin Sells 20000 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Stock

At the end of March 2017 reporting period, 791 institutional holders increased their position in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) by some 164,665,890 shares, 1,077 decreased positions by 141,821,823 and 195 held positions by 3,568,313,209.

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Congress leader sacked for referring to Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu' on WhatsApp

The Congress today suspended its Meerut district president for sharing an objectionable post against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi . However while talking to the News18, Pradhan said, "Rahul Gandhi is my leader and I have never disrespected him".

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Inditex profits surge by 18% as worldwide expansion continues

Earnings prior to interest, tax, depreciation and amortization or EBITDA reached €1.1 billion which was up 17% compared to the same period one year ago and above average estimates. Inditex Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pablo Isla, when asked about the most recent trading trends on a conference call with analysts, declined to elaborate but said the business in its key Spanish home market remained "very healthy".


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