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Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

Fed officials on Friday signaled that doubts are simmering. Fed Chair Janet Yellen expressed confidence that recent weak inflation readings were transitory. At its latest meeting, the Fed scaled back its inflation forecasts for this year to 1.6 percent but according to policymakers' median forecasts, still sees inflation rising to 2 percent next year.

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Mistrial announced in Bill Cosby case

Cosby remained expressionless while the verdict was read , as a stunned Constand sat opposite from him. Cosby said in a radio interview before the trial that he hoped to resume his performing career after the Constand case was resolved.

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Donald Trump rakes in $300m from golf courses

That's the Office of Government Ethics to the uninitiated, and its tweet links to President Donald Trump's newly filed disclosure report. The financial disclosure form shows how Trump left 555 corporate posts in the lead up to his inauguration.

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Trump family flies to Camp David

The Camp David presidential retreat is located near Thurmont, Md., about 62 miles north-northwest of Washington, D.C. Trump was reported saying in an interview with a European journalist just before taking office, "Camp David is very rustic, it's nice, you'd like it".

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Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

Speculation is swirling about whether President Donald Trump will remove special counsel Robert Mueller from his post . Former FBI director James Comey , who was conducting an inquiry into possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Moscow, said in testimony last week that the president had referred to the investigation as "a cloud" over his administration.

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Banning Flippers? North Korea lashes out at trade sanctions

Tim Ryan of the House Appropriations Committee asked Defense Secretary James Mattis to explain why the United States doesn't simply go to war with North Korea to stop them from developing the capability to strike the USA mainland, according to Business Insider .

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests polygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs

Barnhart said it was unclear if Jeffs spent any time there. Jeffs came up wanted . "I don't know how he does it, but he's really perceptive", Haug said. He pleaded not guilty to a two-count indictment and was released from prison last June ahead of his trial which was scheduled for October. On June 9, 2016, Jeffs was released from jail by Judge Ted Stewart of the US District Court of Utah and ordered to wear a Global Positioning System device and stay at a Salt Lake City home to await ...

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'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Friday . Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter. He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries. Members of the Republican team pray before the Democrats and Republicans face off in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington , U.S., June 15, 2017 .

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Oil Holds Losses Below $45 on Surprise US Gasoline Supply Gain

Stockpiles of oil worldwide are large and growing, an indicator of persistent oversupply, according to data from the International Energy Agency ( IEA ) cited by the Wall Street Journal . Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub USOICC=ECI fell by 1.2 million barrels, EIA said. Looking at anticipated growth in global oil demand this year, OPEC reiterated its forecast of 1.27 million barrels per day (bpd).

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US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling

US President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed as " phony " and " witch hunt " claims about collusion between Russian Federation and his associates after media reports that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice.

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HSS Hire Group PLC (HSS) Receives GBX 71.60 Consensus PT from Analysts

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Peel Hunt. Credit Suisse Group reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a GBX 115 ($1.45) price objective on shares of Renewi PLC in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. 4,186 are held by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. American International Group, Inc.is a global insurance company. Qs Invsts Limited Company reported 26,290 shares.

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London fire could delay Brexit talks

But critics of the DUP - which was founded by Ian Paisley - say that their record on LGBT rights is "alarming". The DUP leader declined to give details of what she termed a "positive engagement with the Conservative Party ". The meeting is taking place to see if an alliance can be created to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament .

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Quarterly Financial Watch for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN)

However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.53 EPS. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 7.84% and Monthly Volatility of 5.77%. The firm had revenue of $400.94 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $388.26 million. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Superior Energy Services, Inc.

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Greek government praises deal with creditors

Greece's finance minister says financial markets now have "much greater clarity" about the future of Greece's debts, which will help the country regain market access when its current bailout program ends next year. That's largely because the Greek economy has contracted by around a quarter, meaning a worsening in the relative size of the nominal debt even when the annual budget has improved markedly.

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Champions Trophy: Rs 2000 crore bet on Pakistan-India final clash

They have been brought to the final due to external factors and not based on on-field performance. Sohail further warned the players to concentrate on their game and remain level-headed, otherwise they would not be able to survive. The outcome of the match is just one part of the betting exercise. Ruling out resumption of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan anytime soon, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday said the two countries would continue to play against each ...

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Uber boss Travis Kalanick takes indefinite leave as CEO

Uber's board unanimously accepted former USA attorney general Eric Holder's recommendations for improving the company. Kalanick's leave also coincided with the company board's review of the report submitted by the Eric Holder-led teams which aims at changing Uber's workplace culture and recommends decentralising power.

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Two killed in Pune ordnance factory blast

The official added, "The two, who sustained very severe burn injuries were rushed to the factory hospital but were declared dead on arrival". This is published unedited from the PTI feed . "There is no damage to the buildings and the situation is under control". Military explosive experts are on the site to investigate the matter. The inquiry would also establish whether standard operating procedures (SOPs) were followed by the deceased, said authorities.

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Verhofstadt says Brexit 'started as internal Tory party dispute'

Although sources from both No.10 and the DUP say discussions are "progressing", the PM is yet to confirm whether an agreement will be reached in time. European Union officials acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves in March 2019 can only be concluded as a whole package simultaneously but leaders have barred Barnier from talking about trade before he gets outline deals on the rights of expatriate citizens and how much Britain owes the EU.

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Havana says Trump's policy on Cuba doomed to fail

Cuban President Raul Castro , responding to Trump's announcement, said: "Any strategy aimed at changing the political, economic and social system in Cuba , whether it seeks to achieve it through pressures and impositions, or by employing subtle methods, will be doomed to failure".

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Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

He apparently will not restore the wet foot, dry-foot policy, rescinded by Obama a year ago . The sending of family remittances, and transactions such as agricultural product sales, would be allowed to continue in which Cuba is required to pay in cash and in advance.

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Russia, New Zealand ready for Confed Cup

And Degenek was keen to echo those sentiments. Right now, expectations are of an overall attendance of 480,000 during the competition. "We're here to win it". And I think that this is a flawless solution. However, this hasn't deterred the hope of Mexican fans, and many are looking to just enjoy a good game between two star-studded teams alongside their family and friends.

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London fire protesters storm city hall

Protesters sit down in Oxford Circus during a rally calling for justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire on June 16. "It really devastated me", he said. Fellow London MP Harriet Harman urged politicians to pursue the inquiry without delay, warning Fire Minister Nick Hurd if they didn't act "you and all of us are culpable".

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Philippine police questioning driver in casino attack probe

On Saturday, police said they are questioning a taxi driver who may have details about the suspect. He had been sacked from the finance department in 2014 for corruption, having been investigated since 2011 for a scam involving tax credits in exchange for kickbacks.

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Federal Reserve Continues To Normalize Monetary Policy

Bloomberg poll revealed that only 5 of 100 economists surveyed expected the FED to maintain the interest rate in the prior range of 0.75-1 percent. From there, the "cap" will increase by $6 billion every three months over the course of a year until it hits $30 billion a month. The bond market seems to be showing less confidence in the economy than the Fed, with the benchmark 10-year T-Note yield testing its lowest level of 2017.

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Federal Reserve again raises key interest rate

The Federal Open Market Committee also maintained its forecast for one more rate hike this year. The FTSE 100 fell by 0.67% to 7,424 in London while the domestic economy-facing FTSE 250 index slumped 2.0% to 19,568. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong dropped 1.0 percent to 25,621.26 and Shanghai's Composite index edged 0.1 percent lower to 3,128.21. The S&P ASX 200 in Australia tumbled 1.2 percent to 5,763.20.

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Champions Trophy Final: Punters peg India favourites against Pakistan

Even veteran cricketer, Virender Sehwag has trolled the Pakistani cricket team for the coincidence. "Past statistics and records do not matter", Kohli added, referring to India's 13-2 win record against Pakistan in ICC tournaments. He's very positive. He's an aggressive captain and he wants to take wickets . Amir, however, has once again become a mainstay of the Pakistan team since returning to the side early in 2016, appearing in 47 of the team's 57 matches across all global ...

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Augean plc (AUG) Increases Dividend to GBX 1 Per Share

Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Com has invested 0% of its portfolio in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY). Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $800 target in Tuesday, January 19 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital given on Friday, March 11. The firm has "Buy" rating by Shore Capital given on Thursday, February 25. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Tuesday, March 28 with "House Stock".

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Global overcapacity drags oil prices down to six-month lows

Demand for gasoline in the USA remained low despite decreasing gasoline prices. A Market Research Manager, Tradition Energy in Stamford, Gene McGillian, said in the report that fears of oversupply was driving the market, adding that crude oil price would appreciate soon.

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USA stocks open lower after Fed rate hike

The prime cause of rising United Kingdom inflation has been weakness in the pound, which has fallen 15 percent against the dollar since topping $1.50 in the early hours of last June 24, when it initially appeared Britons had voted to remain in the EU.

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Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

GOP Representative Steven Scalise was one of the people shot. Scalise, the third most powerful Republican in the House, was shot through the hip. "The congressman's status remains critical", Dr. "He will require additional operations to manage abdominal injuries and other bone injuries". The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago.

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Alamos Gold Inc (NYSE:AGI) Under Analyst Spotlight

Hexavest Inc. now owns 4,550,702 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $36,519,000 after buying an additional 3,424,639 shares during the last quarter. The company reported revenue of $140.44 Million in the same period previous year. Analysts predict that Alamos Gold will post $0.07 EPS for the current year.

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"Create goodwill", business leaders urge May in Brexit talks

Brexit Secretary David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier agreed during discussions in Brussels on Thursday to start formal talks over the UK's departure on 19 June. Before the election, May proposed a clean break from the European Union, involving withdrawal from the European Union single market, limits on immigration and a bespoke customs deal with the EU.

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Whitbread plc (WTB) PT Raised to GBX 3925

According to the latest broker reports outstanding on Tuesday 13th of June, 8 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 1 analysts "buy", 0 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". It has a 7.5 P/E ratio. The Established Markets includes Benelux, Canada, Denmark, France, Ireland, Norway and Switzerland. Zpg Plc ( LON:ZPG ) traded up 1.94% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 352.10.

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Citing strong job market, Fed votes to boost rates

Stupnytska added that while the Fed would be "under little pressure to tighten policy in the next few months" ultimately the tightening effect could come from the balance sheet reinvestment programme. Even if U.S. Treasury bond yields shoot up, there are plenty of dividend ETFs for investors that offer benchmark-beating yields. The Committee now expects to begin implementing a balance sheet normalization program this year, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated.

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Fed moves show growing confidence in USA economy

As it has in previous months, it said its interest rate remains "accommodative", meaning that it is still low enough to help fuel economic activity. The Fed said it would initially reduce its holdings by $10 billion a month for three months, divided 60-40 between Treasury notes and mortgage bonds.


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