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Pletcher takes another jewel in Triple Crown as Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

The glamor of past years will be missing when the 149th Belmont Stakes is run on Saturday with neither the Kentucky Derby nor Preakness victor in the 12-horse field. "I was a lot more disappointed after the Derby, because I know what the horse is capable of, and [he] didn't show it on Derby day", Maragh said. Tapwrit (2) with jockey Jose Ortiz comes in first during the 2017 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on Sunday, June 10.

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Boeing, Lion Air Group Announce Commitment for 50 737 MAX 10s

Today's kickoff of the sales campaign was totally unsurprising, but the more than 240 orders announced at launch made for a "surprisingly strong showing" on its face, Leeham News and Comment's Scott Hamilton reported . "Do we see the 10 as a competitor of the A321?" But Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told Bloomberg TV Monday that the plane is "potentially twin-aisle", but the company is still looking at "all options".

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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and invests in real estate serving the healthcare industry. In analysts report sent to investors and clients on Friday, 16 June, stock analysts at the equities research division of Barclays Capital boosted their rating for shares of Whole Foods Market Inc (NDAQ: WFM ) from a "Equal Weight" to a solid "Overweight".

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Trump wants privatization of air traffic control

Chao and Trump both praised air traffic controllers and said they would benefit from more up-to-date technology. The plan has drawn appraises from former transportation secretaries, who lauded the move as the "right solution for the 21st century".

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Stock futures higher as beaten down tech stocks rebound

Nasdaq's biotechnology index rose 2.5 per cent and was on track for its biggest one-day gain since February helped by stocks including Biogen Inc and Clovis Oncology while the S&P's healthcare index hit a record high. The Dow is up 1,766.39 points, or 8.9 percent. Winners and Losers: Snapchat parent Snap Inc. climbed 2 percent on news of a $100 million deal with Time Warner to create shows for the platform.

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UK PM Theresa May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

What they love to do is march around Northern Ireland , many wearing bowler hats and an orange sash. Mr Coveney, who on Monday made his first visit to Stormont as Minister for Foreign Affairs, spoke of the urgency of reaching an agreement to restore the powersharing institutions in the North by the deadline for a deal of June 29th.

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Gluten-free fast food: Chick-fil-A adds gluten-free bun option

Arby's and Burger King were also praised by the website for their gluten-free options, although VeryWell said that both companies risk cross-contamination with its food preparation practices. "We heard positive feedback in test markets that the bun tastes better than some other gluten-free breads". The new bun has 150 calories and costs an additional $1.15.

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Trump Hints At Major Jobs Announcement For Wisconsin During Visit

Still, a November 2016 report by the U.S. Commerce Department under President Barack found that "apprenticeships are not fully understood in the United States, especially by employers, who tend to use apprentices for a few, hard-to-fill positions", but not as widely as they could, according to NPR.

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A Record 65.6 Million People Are Now Displaced Worldwide, Says UNHCR

Of this number, 22.5 million are refugees - those forced to leave their country; 40.3 million are displaced persons or those who find temporary shelter within the same country; and 2.8 million are asylum seekers - people who have fled their country and are seeing global protection as refugees.

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Saks Owner Hudson's Bay Targeted by Activist Land & Buildings

The family, which had been fighting against Litt and his fund, Land and Buildings Investment Management, appear to have voted their entire stake for the incumbent directors. It also called for the ouster of the Ratner family from Forest City Realty Trust. Is the best use of this location truly a department store? And while it doesn't know chairman Richard Baker well, others speak highly of him.

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Brexit minister Davis: "No doubt" over Britain leaving EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the vote one year ago was partly a vote for Britain to control its borders, and has said that Britain will leave Europe's single market, as membership is incompatible with restricting immigration.

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European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier hopes for 'constructive' Brexit talks

Davis said the talks would be carried out in "a positive and constructive tone", with Britain looking to forge a "strong and special partnership for the future". It left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled European Union negotiating machine. Sigmar Gabriel also indicated a deal could be done on the jurisdiction of the European Court, allowing Theresa May to fulfil her pledge to end its jurisdiction while also meeting the EU's needs.

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IL Buys 6508 Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI)

Washington Trust Bank raised its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 8.2% in the first quarter. Penobscot Investment Management accumulated 5,027 shares. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 28th will be issued a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. Johnson Controls International PLC's dividend payout ratio is presently -194.70%.

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US Dollar Advances After Fed Dudley's Remarks

USA gold futures for August delivery fell by 0.37% to $1,251.7 an ounce. New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley kicked off a heavy week of Fed speak, saying he's upbeat on the economy while noting that breaking the tightening cycle would hurt the economy.

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EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. EQT said the deal would give it access to Rice Energy's midstream assets, including a 92 percent interest in Rice Midstream GP Holdings. Barclays Capital Inc was Rice Energy's financial adviser and Vinson & Elkins LLP its legal adviser. A number of research firms have weighed in on RICE.

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Public Protector to oppose Zuma's review on State of Capture report

Mkhwebane said the changes in the final report were made as a result of responses from parties who were implicated in the report - including the treasury, the presidency, the Reserve Bank and Absa. How the Ciex probe beganIn 1997, Ciex began investigating the Absa bailout at the behest of the government. The details are contained the public CIEX report, which was released at a briefing in Pretoria on Monday.

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Jaguar teams up with Gorillaz to recruit engineers

Jaguar Land Rover has teamed up with Gorillaz to recruit 5,000 staff. To attract talented candidates in the field of software and electronics, JLR and rock band Gorillaz have developed an app that includes a code breaking challenge .

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FTC challenges FanDuel-DraftKings merger

Founded in Scotland in 2009, FanDuel is the second-largest daily fantasy sports provider in the United States, and offers contests in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, and golf. Daily fantasy sports contests are online games in which players build rosters of real-life athletes and compete for cash and other prizes based on how those athletes do in actual games.

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Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow

The aircraft sporting the prototype "winglet" will be towed out to join others on display at the June 19-25 air show, giving airlines a glimpse of an improvement that Airbus hopes will turn around weak sales of its flagship double-decker.

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Verizon concludes acquisition of Yahoo!

While no official announcement was made on Tuesday about job cuts, a source told CNBC last week that around 2,100 jobs could be slashed as Yahoo and AOL integrate. According to Verizon, the reason Mayer left had to do with the "inherent changes" to her role. The remaining Yahoo business is now rebranded as Altaba and will function as a publicly-traded investment company.

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Terror attack in London as van drives into mosque crowd

Eight of the injured were hospitalized, and the other two were treated at the scene. "Immediately after the incident, people were praying for the victims of the attack". "Terrorists will not succeed in their attempts to divide us and make us live in fear". A leader of the Muslim Council of Britain called for extra security at mosques in light of the apparent attack.

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Boeing launches new jet as Macron opens Paris show

The agreement is split evenly between 20 new orders for the 737 MAX 10 and conversions of 20 737 MAX 8 airplanes from the airlines existing order to 737 MAX 10s, according to a release. Drag-reducing "scimitar" split wingtips have been used on Boeing (NYSE: BA - news) 's medium-haul Boeing 737 MAX, but never on a jetliner the size of the A380, which has a 79.9-metre (262-foot) wingspan.

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Analyst Coverage Updates - Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)

With 940,900 avg volume, 2 days are for Grifols SA Ads (NASDAQ:GRFS)'s short sellers to cover GRFS's short positions. The SI to J2 Global Incorporated's float is 9.49%. The company has market cap of 4.14 billion GBP. It has a 94.87 P/E ratio. The Established Markets includes Benelux, Canada, Denmark, France, Ireland, Norway and Switzerland.

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America's Cup Match Day Two To Get Underway

Spithill and ORACLE TEAM USA won the race and the advantage. This is a rematch of that epic regatta, when Team New Zealand , then skippered by Dean Barker, reached match point at 8-1 before Oracle Team USA won eight straight races on San Francisco Bay to retain the oldest trophy in global sports.

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Ram Nath Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate

After winning the Lok Sabha, assembly and local body polls the confidence of BJP is high as it is preparing for the 2019 general election. Ram Nath is the current Governor of Bihar. ".an eminent person like him is fit to hold the President's post. BJP and PDP are working on some solutions and the change will be seen soon". BJP chief Amit Shah met Shiv Sena head Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's residence in Mumbai to discuss the presidential polls.

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Theresa May to meet five Northern Ireland parties

Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government programme, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". Ms Foster dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories threatened the peace process. "There is very little time left". But Stormont parties have a June 29 deadline to end the impasse and reach consensus on re-establishing a devolved administration in ...

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Representative Steve Scalise's Condition Improves to "Serious"

This person was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke on condition of anonymity. He arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Dr. Scalise will be in the hospital "for some time" and will need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. Top US Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise continued to show improvement as he recovers from being shot by a gunman angry about President Donald Trump, the hospital treating him said Saturday.

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Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Fakhar got another life, and the Pakistan opener embraced it. The previous best was 84, between Aamer Sohail and Saaed Anwar, in the 1996 World Cup game in Bengaluru. "He's fine", Kohli said . Arthur continued: "We want to be a little more consistent as a team ". "If there's been a more improbable Pakistan triumph than this, it's yet to be written", said Osman Samiuddin , author of a definitive book on Pakistan cricket, The Unquiet Ones .

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Shareholders back Standard Life-Aberdeen Asset merger deal

Grimstone said today the deal will be "transformational for Standard Life ". Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management shareholders have both approved the proposed £11bn merger, which will create one of the UK's largest asset managers.

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Valeant Pharma nudges higher as billionaire investor John Paulson joins board

Rodman & Renshaw reissued a neutral rating and issued a $17.00 target price (down from $23.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a research report on Monday, February 27th. His firm, like many other hedge funds, has suffered heavy losses as Valeant's stock price plummeted some 96 percent since mid-2015 after it became embroiled in an accounting scandal and was investigated for hefty price hikes.

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Barclays PLC (BARC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc

The stock of Just Eat PLC (LON:JE) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 25. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 19 by Goldman Sachs. 109.63 million shares or 3.82% less from 113.99 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. HSBC Holdings plc is the banking and financial services company.

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Brooks for the win

Koepka's four-stroke triumph at Erin Hills on Sunday , at a record-equalling tournament aggregate of 16 under par, means he succeeds Johnson as the US Open champion. Koepka missed his only green of the day at the par-3 13th and made what he called a "massive" par save. "I think the Ryder Cup was kind of the first real taste of true pressure I think I've ever felt", he added.

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Macron's La Republique En Marche Absolute Victory in French Parliament Vote

Paris // French president Emmanuel Macron's centrist party was headed for a massive majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday, dominating the country's traditional forces in a dramatic redrawing of the political map. Such a scenario will mean Macron doesn't have to give up much to pass legislations he wants in the future. Macron's party has 513 candidates vying for 573 seats.

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Delving Into The Numbers For Noble Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NBLX)

About 80 shares traded. The legal version of this report can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/06/19/kayne-anderson-capital-advisors-lp-has-81-696-million-stake-in-dominion-midstream-partners-lp-dm-updated-updated-updated.html.

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United Kingdom political turmoil continues

However, sources close to the talks said that while the discussions were "stuttering", 95% had been agreed between both sides, meaning the deal could still be announced in time to allow the Queens's speech on Monday. "It's going to be hard". "I think there will be pressure for a softer Brexit", Mr Cameron added, saying that Parliament now "deserves a say" on the issue.


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