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BJP Parliamentary Party Meet To Discuss Presidential Candidate Today

The separatists in West Bengal are heavily armed and get support from various quarters, though Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is trying her best by inviting them for talks, the Sena said. However, he could not meet Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana President Raju Shetti, who led the recent farmers' agitation in the state. The source said, "Shah said the name of the candidate would be announced by Narendra Modi ".

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Police say London attackers wore fake explosive belt

On Saturday, Commander Dean Haydon of the Met's anti-terrorist command said: "Many witnesses we've spoken to have provided extremely helpful accounts of the attack but we are still missing pieces of the picture". Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dick said she understood that people were concerned about security after the attacks in London and Manchester, but that the British capital would not be intimidated.

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Less than 50% turn up for UPSC prelims

Scroll Down Below and Check UPSC civil services prelims exam answer keys prepared by some top educational coaching institutions. In a press note , the UPSC urged candidates to download admit cards and take a printout of it beforehand. Candidates are anxious to witness the reactions of those who appeared for the forenoon slot. Candidates those who qualifies in this examination will get jobs in any of the 24 services in India.

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Exchange rates stable despite Fed rate hikes

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. Stocks were also weighed down as Brent crude remained under 47 United States dollars a barrel, down another 0.1% at 46.84 USA dollars and languishing at the lowest level for almost a year.

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Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut

All it took was a 9-under 63, the lowest round to par in a major long known as the toughest test in golf . "It was still gettable", said Charley Hoffman, who has posted 70-70 and is three shots out of the lead. "But I've enjoyed this experience". "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer", added the 28-year-old, who has added the Scottish Open to his schedule in between the Irish Open and Open ...

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UK PM May confident of deal to keep top job

In a letter to Mr Hammond, Mr McDonnell said: "I am writing to ask whether the Government has been asked for this measure by the DUP , has agreed to it or is considering it". Britain starts formal talks to leave the European Union on Monday, seeking a deal "like no other in history" despite entering fiendishly hard negotiations with a badly weakened government.

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HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL)

Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of GBX 307.25 ($3.89). The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Thursday, February 4 by Bernstein. Peel Hunt maintained it with "Add" rating and GBX 995 target in Monday, June 19 report.

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Fed raises rates, unveils cuts to bond holdings in sign of confidence

The Federal Reserve made a decision to raise the rate despite revising its projections for inflation down to 1.6 percent for this year, less than its target of two percent. economy. The clear outline has been given by Fed on its decision to cut down its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities.

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Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said that Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the attack, was improving, and that as of Thursday night his condition had been upgraded from critical to serious. Scalise has undergone multiple surgeries and he is expected to need more surgeries. Mr Scalise was among five people wounded in the shooting. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity.

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Indivior PLC (INDV) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC

It has a 62.82 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Flight Support and Aftermarket Services. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2016 Q4. Jefferies maintained Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) on Friday, February 3 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Bernstein given on Tuesday, February 16.

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German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union, has promised to start the Brexit talks next week but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy.

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SA Govt Asks Trump to Reconsider Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

As part of the backlash to Trump's decision, some states formed the United States Climate Alliance and pledged to uphold the Paris Agreement . Benjamin Habib, a North Korea expert at Australia's La Trobe University, wrote back in 2014 that North Korea's surprising compliance on climate change makes sense, as it is poorer countries that are most vulnerable to the effects of extreme weather conditions.

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2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic north Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including May, who was jeered Friday after she visited the fire community. Tottenham MP David Lammy has also called on the Prime Minister and Metropolitan Police to immediately seize all relevant Grenfell Tower documents, and said fear of a potential cover-up is growing.

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Koepka cruises to win US Open, first major

It bites a little bit right now. And they included major greenhorn Tommy Fleetwood , an Englishman who had played seven previous majors and missed six cuts but who thrived to 11 under here after shooting a closing 72. The strongest gusts were Sunday morning and it tapered to a strong breeze by the afternoon. "3 (from 29'0"), 14 and 16 with three bogeys at 12, 13 (3-putt from 33'2") and 18, the latter dropping out of solo 2nd.

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After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like?

While Amazon has been building more and more delivery hubs, the Whole Foods deal gives it 456 stores that it can instantly fit into that network, said Josh Olson, analyst with Edward Jones. And Walmart shares dropped more than 6 percent to $74.23 a share. It's also been testing automation technology at a Seattle convenience store that's now open only to Amazon employees.

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Crude drifts a tad weaker in Asia ahead of United States rig count

USA crude was $1.52, or 3.3 percent, lower at $44.94. 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 .

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Crude prices sag amid doubts over OPEC's influence

Oil slumped to the lowest close in seven months this week as concerns grew that rising USA supplies will offset the production curbs by OPEC and allies including Russian Federation. In effect, OPEC will be restricting its own output only to see rival producers step in to meet growing demand from refiners. "In 2018, we expect non-OPEC production to grow by 1.5million bpd which is slightly more than the expected increase inglobal demand".

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Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

Carter believed, he said , that she was helping Roy find his way to heaven and she would take care of his family when he was gone. BOSTON A MA judge on Friday is set to render a verdict on whether a teenager's text messages to her boyfriend urging his 2014 suicide amounted to manslaughter, a court official said .

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Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

Yet many in Brussels fear that London has no real strategy, with May under pressure at home, still trying to close a deal with a conservative Northern Ireland party to stay in power, and facing criticism for her handling of the aftermath of a devastating tower block fire.

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Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin

The listing of four policy areas where the parties are in agreement suggests a final deal may go further than a basic confidence and supply arrangement, which would see the DUP guarantee its support only on financial measures and no-confidence votes.

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At least 26 hurt as China Eastern flight hits turbulence

Passengers are being treated for bone fractures, scalp lacerations and soft-tissue injuries caused by falling baggage or collisions with overhead lockers, it cited local hospitals as saying. "The process lasted about 10 minutes", the agency quoted a slightly injured passenger surnamed Zhang as saying. "We were lucky the plane did not crash".

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Japan Has Surprise Trade Deficit in May on Energy Import Jump

The May deficit is "mainly because of a rise in imports, reflecting Japan's resilient economy ", Minami said. The 14.9 percent annual increase in exports in May was the biggest rise since January 2015 and almost twice the pace seen in April, though it was below analysts' expectations of 16.1 percent.

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Amazon Announces Plan To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

Before Friday, when Amazon announced the blockbuster acquisition of the grocery retailer, the company's next most-lucrative deal was its purchase of video game streaming site Twitch for a reported $970 million in 2014. Whole Foods has posted seven straight quarterly sales declines at established stores and recently overhauled its board of directors in the face of pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC.

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Stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data

In the 12 months through May, the index rose 1.9 percent. Stocks were also weighed down as Brent crude remained under 47 USA dollars a barrel, down another 0.1% at 46.84 U.S. While the increase reflects renewed confidence in the United States job market and the wider economy, some critics remain concerned the current level of inflation still isn't high enough to justify the decision.

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White House defends Trump over lawsuit on violation of anti-corruption rules

However, the case from two Democratic attorneys general could stand a better chance in court as the first government action over allegations that Trump , a Republican, violated the constitution's so-called emoluments clause . The suit says that hotel payments, tax breaks, and permits all count as domestic emoluments received by Trump, according to CNN Money . "We can not treat the president's ongoing violations of the constitution and his disregard of the rights of the American people ...

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In Britain : 'Sombre' country prepares for historic Brexit talks

The Chancellor told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: "What we put in place may not be a single arrangement that endures forever, it may be an arrangement which lasts for a couple of years as a temporary measure before we get to the long-term agreed status quo".

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Trump hints at major jobs announcement for Wisconsin

The biggest change: Trump will "direct the Department of Labor to allow companies, trade associations, and union to develop their own "industry-recognized apprenticeship" guidelines, which the Department of Labor will review for quality and then approve".

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Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

Mr Robert Mueller , the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Mr Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday.

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Asa Resource Group PLC's (ASA) "not rated" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital

Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) has 0.00% since June 16, 2016 and is. Therefore 65% are positive. The stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) earned "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, January 27. Numis Securities Ltd raised Pets at Home Group PLC to a buy rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.53) target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, May 25th.

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Anthony Rizzo Continues Surge as Cubs Romp to Win Over Pirates

Four of those runs belong to Nicasio, who blew a chance for his second career save. Rivero worked a ideal ninth to give the Pirates a boost following their meltdown the night before. Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected from Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after leadoff hitter Anthony Rizzo hit a ball over the fence that was ruled foul by the umpires.

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Oil sits near half-year lows as global supply overhand weighs

Canada's oil-sands will increase production rapidly in the next three years, ranking only behind US shale as the biggest contributor to global supply growth. Natural gas futures for July delivery tacked on 0.4 cents to $2.937 per million British thermal units, as traders looked ahead to weekly storage data due later in the global day.

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March against Islamic law, counter-protest draws a crowd in Lansing

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), among other groups, helped to organize a counter protest . It says it condemns bias against religious groups and is "proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with peaceful Western Muslims as well as peaceful Muslims worldwide".

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Growth worries push stocks lower, Fed hike lifts US dollar

United States stocks mostly fell while the dollar cut its losses on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected U.S. interest rate hike. The Fed expects the rate to increase and stabilize around 2% during the next couple of years. Sterling weakened 0.3% to $1.2717 before a Bank of England (BoE) policy decision expected to leave interest rates at record lows.

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Mexico snatch dramatic late leveller to deny Portugal victory

A giant screen reports a VAR incident is being reviewed during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. Portugal believed they had grabbed the lead in the 20th minute through Pepe only for the Video Assistant Referee to deem it to have been offside after a brief consultation with the man in the middle.

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Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X

Like most consoles before it, The Xbox One X will be a loss leader, with Microsoft taking a hit on the hardware, so they can make it up later on software sales. We didn't get get any hint on how numerous original Xbox games would be coming to the program, but Spencer said to Giant Bomb after the show that "It won't be as big as Xbox 360, I'll tell people that".


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