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California signs low-carbon pact with China in defiance of Trump

The Group of Seven countries could not bridge the gap with the USA with regards to the Paris Agreement on climate change at a meeting of its environment ministers which began on Sunday. "The United States has always been a world leader when it comes to environmental stewardship", Pruitt said in a statement . "We are all looking for American leadership", Solheim said, according to Bloomberg .

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Jefferies Reiterates a Buy Rating on Oracle Corp

About 1.74M shares traded. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Oracle Corp Com ( ORCL ) by 51.4% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, December 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 5.

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20 dead, 50 wounded in Afghanistan vehicle bombing

The insurgents control large swathes of southern province of Helmand, of which Lashkar Gah is the capital. At least 50 wounded people were rushed to hospital, Omar Zwak, a government spokesman, told AFP, and other officials said the death toll would rise.

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Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies

Benchmark Brent dropped 1.06 USA dollars to a low of 45.85 dollars a barrel, its weakest since November 18, just before OPEC and other producers agreed to cut output. "If we get bearish USA oil statistics this week, we could see a test of $45 on Brent", Varga said. Oil continued to trade lower on Thursday as traders look ready to test new lows for crude prices with worries persisting over a global glut.

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Simon Cowell charity single released to aid fire victims

Communities Secretary Angela Constance told Holyrood none had used aluminium composite material. The government says that to support victims of tragedies, an independent public advocate will be appointed to act for bereaved families after public disasters and support them at public inquests.

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Crude Oil Prices Tumble 5% on Gulf Rift, High US Inventory

As per an article published on MarketWatch , one analyst said that "increased tensions in the Middle East props up oil prices with a fear bid, but the dynamic of this Qatar issue is different because it is largely between Saudi Arabia and Iran ".

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Wounded Congressman upgraded to fair condition

Scalise is now "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said. He has required surgery several times since the shooting. Rep. Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican who is filling in as whip, is hosting a two-day blood drive, which ends on Thursday. Among those participating were Vice President Mike Pence and California Rep.

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The Insider Selling: FirstGroup plc (FGP) Insider Sells 5260 Shares of Stock

Therefore 60% are positive. The correct version of this report can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/06/21/national-express-group-plc-nex-given-consensus-recommendation-of-buy-by-analysts-updated.html. Allianz Asset Mgmt Ag holds 0% or 151,353 shares in its portfolio. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset owns 16,639 shares or 0.07% of their United States portfolio.

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Amazon's Whole Foods Purchase Isn't Just About Groceries. It's About Everything

Eleanor McCarthy, who said she lives "near Newburyport", has a son who works for Amazon in Los Angeles. Amazon , which is sitting on US$21.5 billion in cash, has recently begun experimenting with bookstores and a small grocery but this is by far its most ambitious move into physical retail.

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Halcon Resources Corporation Co (HK) Hits a New 52-Week High

The oil and gas producer reported ($1.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.25) by $0.23. Amid volatile financial markets and the presidential election, various investment brokerages have made amendments to their price targets and ratings on shares of California Resources Corp (NYSE: CRC ).

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Lakhs stretch and twist on Yoga Day, PM extols yoga connect

World's oldest Yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch and India's oldest Yoga guru Amma Nannamal demonstrated various asanas in Bengaluru at Kanteerava Outdoor Stadium today on the occasion of the third International Yoga Day . Yoga enthusiasts from across the globe will be actively participating in different events to mark the International Day of Yoga , celebrated annually on June 21.

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London May Be Emission-Free By 2050

Included in the blueprint is a pledge to cut the number of vehicle journeys by three million each day while increasing the number of people walking, cycling or using public transport to 80 per cent by 2041 - up from 64 per cent past year. And from next year, all new double-deck buses will be hybrid, electric or hydrogen while all single-deck buses will emit zero exhaust emissions by 2020.

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Acquisition Of Whole Foods A Potentially Transformative Transaction For Amazon.com, Inc

Mainers shared mixed feelings about the potential deal involving internet giant Amazon purchasing grocery chain Whole Foods. An Amazon representative also declined to comment. Six bookstores, a staff-less experimental outlet and 465 Whole Foods plots are up for protection at this point. Whole Foods also might draw a rival offer from one or more large private-equity firms because "there's a tidal wave of money that's sloshing around" in that industry, said Eric Schiffer, chief executive ...

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Oil slips, headed for weakest first half in two decades

Relentless supply gains in the US and renewed output from Libya are putting those efforts to boost prices in jeopardy. The continuing declines crossed over the mark for a bear market on Tuesday of this week . Commercial crude oil inventories dropped by 2.5m barrels during the week ending on 16 June to reach 509.1m, according to the Energy Information Administration , the US Department of Energy's statistical arm.

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Hamilton hopes Mercedes 'diva' performs in Baku heat

So the plan is to make sure I deliver. "Not only because he had a great weekend in Montreal, but also because he is coping so well with the hard days". "Downforce efficiency is going to be important there", Reuters quoted Hamilton as saying. The 2017 Formula 1 racing season gets back to action this week with the first running of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday morning.

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Trump thanks China for North Korea help but says it hasn't worked

Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia student, died Monday in Cincinnati, less than a week after his release from North Korea . He and his predecessor/father, the late Kim Jong Il, have long ruled with fear and megalomania, and they taunt both the United States and South Korea , strengthened by a trade alliance with China.

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Russian Federation slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

But Trump was leaving many of Obama's changes, including the reopened us embassy in Havana, in place even as he sought to show he was making good on a campaign promise to take a tougher line against Cuba. "We will not be silent in the face of communist oppression any longer", Mr. Trump said at the Manuel Artime Theater, named for a former supporter of Fidel Castro who became a leader of Brigade 2506, the land forces that spearheaded the United States-led Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961.

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Jared Kushner arrives in Israel, visits family of slain officer

The new settlement, dubbed "Amichai", marks the first time an Israeli government has chose to build a new town in the West Bank since the mid-1990s. Nickolay Mladenov stressed that the United Nations considers settlement activities illegal under worldwide law. U.N. Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov made the assessment in his second quarterly report to the 15-member council on the implementation of a December 23 resolution adopted with 14 votes in favor and a US abstention.

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Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

Mexico are unable to call in a replacement for the injured 23-year-old, who has joined Eintracht Frankfurt on loan from Guadalajara. Portugal plays New Zealand on Saturday; third-place Russian Federation (three points) faces Mexico. They deserve a lot more out of tonight", Hudson said. While he admitted to firing the insult at the All Whites bench, he has blamed the entire incident on a member of the New Zealand coaching staff.

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EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (EBK.DE) Moving 1.48% in Session

About 1,276 shares traded. About shares traded. Immune Design Corp (NASDAQ:IMDZ) has declined 40.11% since June 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Provident Financial plc (LON: PFG ) has 0.00% since June 21, 2016 and is. (NYSE:PFS) to report earnings on August, 4. Moreover, Apriem Advisors has 0% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 64 shares.

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US presses China to do more to rein in North Korea

A day after Donald Trump credited China with at least trying to exert pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, the president's top diplomat made one thing abundantly clear: Trying isn't good enough. The discussions replace a strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. This year's edition separates out the security aspects.

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Jeffrey Immelt To Step Down As General Electric CEO

GE announced Monday that current CEO Jeff Immelt is stepping down on August 1. He said he's been working on succession with lead independent director Jack Brennan in "a steady march over the last couple of years". He increased revenue and margins at GE Healthcare when he was president, and led the company's equity business in Latin America. Though focused on its industrial businesses, GE has retained some financing operations related directly to those businesses.

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Russian hackers targeted 21 US states during election, says US official

She said the operators of the targeted election systems have been made aware of the attempted intrusions, but declined to name the states. Overall, DHS proactively provided election-related mitigation advice and cyber threat indicators/information for network defense to likely hundreds, if not thousands, of state and local officials.

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Is the Whole Foods acquisition the beginning of Amazon's endgame?

Whole Foods holds a 2.7 percent market share in the $611.9-billion grocery store industry. Experts note that most Whole Foods shoppers are already familiar with Amazon and are lining up for what could be a smooth transition. In reality, Amazon informally looked at acquiring Whole Foods a year ago, according to people familiar with the matter. And while New York City's retail players stressed they didn't have a crystal ball into Jeff Bezos' thinking, they said it's probably a little bit ...

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Saudi Arabia says it disrupts attack on offshore oil field

Saudi Arabia said today that it captured three Iranian Revolutionary Guards aboard an explosive-laden boat heading to an oil platform in the Gulf. Saudi forces captured three of five crewmembers from one of the vessels; the remaining two escaped.

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Honda halts production at Japan plant after cyber attacks

Honda shut down production at one of its vehicle plants after it fell victim to the WannaCry ransomware virus, which caused chaos at companies around the world last month. Salim Neino, the CEO of cybersecurity firm Kryptos Logic, told a congressional hearing last week that the company had dealt with 60 million infection attempts from WannaCry over the past month, 7 million of them in the U.S.

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Professor: Trump's new Cuba policy will hurt island nation's growing middle class

In a statement on state television it denounced the measures, but said Havana "reiterates its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". "We do not want USA dollars to prop up a military monopoly that exploits and abuses the citizens of Cuba", Trump said, pledging that USA sanctions would not be lifted until Cuba frees political prisoners and holds free elections.

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Oscar Health Files to Expand Insurance Coverage to 5 New States

On Wednesday, despite amassing an annual loss of more than $ 200 million on plans in 2016, Oscar Health announced it would expand coverage next year in Ohio , Texas, New Jersey, Tennessee and California. Heading into 2018, insurers are still anxious about attracting enough healthy people to balance claims from the sick. "State officials and governors are going to be very pragmatic to make sure people have coverage", Ms.

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Oil headed for weakest first-half performance in two decades

The price for Brent crude oil was down 2.4 percent to $45.77 per barrel about a half hour before the start of trading in NY. The U.S. crude futures contract for July CLc1, due to expire later on Tuesday, fell $1.27 to $42.93, its lowest since November 14, before recovering to around $43.10.

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Oil prices hit seven-month lows on global oversupply

Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub for US crude futures fell by 1.08 million barrels, EIA said . This, combined with the hostile political climate in North Africa and West Asia has threatened exports, causing the supply glut .

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Crosby, Pens cap unbelievable year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup championship victory parade will be held Wednesday morning. The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title. Hornqvist only played just over nine minutes in Game 6, the second-fewest on the team. "To win three Stanley Cups and two Conn Smythe (trophies) in a row is pretty good".

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Prepares For Flooding Tropical Storm Cindy May Bring

The National Weather Service (NWS) lifted its tropical storm warning the the New Orleans metro area this morning. Strong winds from Tropical Storm Cindy are reportedly to blame in the death of a 10-year-old child in Fort Morgan, Alabama.

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Key Tory manifesto bills missing from Queen's Speech, with focus on Brexit

May's attempt to lead a minority government comes on the heels of a fire at Grenfell Tower that killed at least 79 people, one of the country's worst disasters for a generation. However, the speech was likely to be defined in Britain by what it did not contain, with key election promises to introduce a so-called " dementia tax ", to bring in means-testing of winter fuel payments and to scrap the state pension triple lock all abandoned.

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$0.00 EPS Expected for Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc (XSR)

It has outperformed by 22.25% the S&P500. (SIRI) traded up 1.74% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.27. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 101,545 shares of the company's stock valued at $523,000 after buying an additional 833 shares during the period.

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Palace Capital PLC (PCA) Increases Dividend to GBX 9.50 Per Share

Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of PAYS in report on Thursday, March 17 with "Buy" rating. GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE: GSK ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. Since January 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $96.37 million activity. About 645,845 shares traded. Investors of record on Friday, May 12th will be paid a $0.483 dividend.


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