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Portugal's Santos and Ronaldo criticise St Petersburg pitch

Believe me - we'll analyse things when passions calm down. "It's another phase, totally different, but the aim is to win". New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back just before the hour when Tom Doyle flashed a sensational ball into the six-yard box for Chris Wood, but Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio blocked it on the line.

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Acacia controversy over exports ban on mineral concentrates

The agreement to hold talks was reached after a meeting between Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Barrick Gold Chairman John Thornton, a statement from Magufuli's office said. Acacia has three mines in Tanzania, including Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi, and North Mara. Such prohibition was imposed on Acacia Mining at the start of March, when the president ordered a probe into metal exports in an attempt to capture more of the value from mining for the country.

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Could there be a bidding war for Whole Foods?

News of the acquisition sent Amazon's share price up 3.5 percent while shares in other supermarkets dropped, clearly spooked by the news, including Walmart and Tesco dropping six percent each. There has been plenty of speculation that if Amazon really wanted to make a presence in the grocery space, it would need to do something major in the brick-and-mortar space.

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Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with spectators during a visit to an Olympic promotional venue in Paris on June 24, 2017. As the Los Angeles Times reports , bid chair Casey Wasserman received no compensation for his work, though one of his companies, 247 Group, was paid $1 million for a social media campaign (he reportedly recused himself from discussions related to the hiring of the firm).

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U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar for military exercise

The Pentagon has retained close ties with Qatar throughout the regional dispute, reflecting the fact that Qatar hosts the largest USA base in the region. Iran has made five air shipments to Qatar to support the emirate after the embargo imposed by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, as reported by Sahroh Nousbandadi, a spokesman for the Iranian airline Iran Air.

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Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Another Democrat who has been pushing for leadership changes, Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, told CNN the group didn't make any decisions at Thursday's meeting, but those who participated believe there is growing unrest among House Democrats about the direction of the current leadership team.

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Donald Trump is open to cooperating on Belt and Road projects: China

Joseph Dunford, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Defense Under Secretary and Chief Financial Office David Norquist, testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing, June 12, 2017. Mattis stressed that diplomacy, coupled with economic sanctions, must take precedence in attempts to restrain North Korea . The security talks between US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are occurring amid outrage in Washington over the death of Otto Warmbier days after the American student was ...

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Record Plc (REC) Insider Buys 537 Shares of Stock

Shares for $423,979 were sold by MURRAY JOSEPH MICHAEL. It closed at $78.91 lastly. This rating was released in a research report on 23 June. It has outperformed by 50.94% the S&P500. Oppenheimer Close Limited Liability Company invested in 0.04% or 15,000 shares. Art Advisors holds 24,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Creative Planning has 3,400 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Workspace Group plc (WKP)

As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an "underweight" rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.80) target price on shares of Cybg Plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th.

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Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal; grocery stocks tumble

Amazon is making a bold expansion into physical stores with a $13.7bn deal to buy U.S. grocery chain, Whole Foods . And that quote came just before a jaw dropping announcement Friday morning: Amazon is buying Whole Foods and its 460 stores for $13.7 billion.

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Saudi King Shuffles Succession, Hawkish DM Is Now Crown Prince

It is now up 6.8 percent in reaction to the appointment of the architect of the economic reform and privatisation plans, Prince Mohammed bin Salman , to crown prince. Since the removal of King Saud in 1964, orderly successions passed along the sons of the kingdom's founder, Abdulaziz. "The change is a huge boost to the economic reform programme...

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Scandal-Ridden Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Forced To Resign!

Uber made a series of costly missteps under Kalanick that damaged its reputation, including revelations of sexual harassment in its offices, allegations of trade secrets theft and a federal investigation into efforts to mislead local government regulators.

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Amazon The Inflation Killer Will Lower Grocery Prices With Whole Foods

But Short and others noted that even if Whole Foods gets an alternative offer, the other suitor will be hard-pressed to win a bidding war against Amazon, whose deep pockets include having a total stock-market value of $475 billion. According to Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Trussell, "The Whole Foods Market acquisition represents a game changer with Costco's competitive moat in grocery under greater threat while its digital platform lags peers, putting membership renewal at risk for decline".

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Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

Crews in Memphis, Tennessee, had worked Thursday to clear storm drains to help prevent street flooding before the storm set in. Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday, prompting flash flood warnings from the MS valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its path to keep a wary eye on the large storm system.

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China, US agree on 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation

During the talks, the United States urged China to exercise more pressure on the North Korean regime. President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage over Kim Jong Un's totalitarian government. China, North Korea's main trading partner, has been accused of not fully enforcing existing United Nations sanctions on its neighbour, and has resisted some tougher measures.

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Korea is "top security" concern at high-level meeting

Security Council are joining in this effort, and we hope China will do their part as well", he said . "I wish we would have a little more help with respect to North Korea , from China". Washington has considered further "secondary sanctions" against Chinese banks and other firms doing business with North Korea , which China opposes.

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Pets at Home Group PLC

About shares traded. DNP Select Income Fund Inc. Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has risen 28.84% since June 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. HSBC maintained Diageo plc (LON: DGE ) rating on Monday, January 30. The stock of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Sterne Agee CRT.

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Trump Prods Labor Department to Promote Apprenticeship Programs to Erase Skills Gap

Trump discussed apprenticeships and the need to get more skilled workers into the job sites. Trump said the learn-and-earn arrangements are going to be "a big, big factor" in his effort to add jobs employers are having trouble filling.

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North Korea Brands Donald Trump 'A Psychopath'

Yang told Trump in a White House meeting on Thursday that China highly appreciated USA attendance at the gathering and would be willing to work with the United States on the initiative, the ministry said in the statement. Washington has considered further "secondary sanctions" against Chinese banks and other firms doing business with North Korea. This is not the first time that North Korea has offered to suspend its nuclear weapons and missile testing in exchange for South Korea and the ...

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Fed forges on with rate hike, asset plan amid inflation worry

Data on Wednesday showed United States consumer prices unexpectedly fell in May and retail sales recorded their biggest drop in 16 months. Asked about the criticism, Yellen said , "I don't think.The Fed's credibility has been impaired".

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Presidential polls: Adityanath says Meira's candidature an opposition ploy to divide Dalits

He should not give up the ideological battle ", he said. Questioning Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Raos support to NDAs presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind , Congress leader S Jaipal Reddy today opined it is "dangerous" to make a person with "political education in RSS school" the president.

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North Korea: Obama Policy to Blame for 'Mystery' Death of Otto Warmbier

Dr. Calvin Sun, founder of travel guide company Monsoon Diaries, went to North Korea with Young Pioneer Tours in 2011. In its first public reaction to Warmbier's death, a Foreign Ministry spokesman also tried to shift blame onto the administration of President Barack Obama, blaming it for refusing to have a dialogue with Pyongyang and claiming it had never officially asked for Warmbier's release.

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How major United States stock market indexes fared on Friday

For the week, the Dow Jones gained 0.05%, the S&P 500 gained 0.20% and the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.83%. Sales of USA new single-family houses in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000. In small-caps, the Russell 2000 Index closed at 1414.78 for a gain of 10.24 points or 0.73%. Barnes & Noble climbed 8 percent after reporting a narrower-than-expected loss in its fiscal fourth quarter.

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Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill

In an impassioned open letter on Facebook , the former president pleaded with USA lawmakers not to dismantle the Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - which he considers one of the signature achievements of his time in the White House.

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Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

The paper said a family of three, including a month-old baby, managed to escape just as the landslide hit their house. One hundred and forty one people have been declared missing after a landslide buried 46 homes in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday morning.

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Carclo plc (CAR) Price Target Raised to GBX 200 at Peel Hunt

They expect $1.61 earnings per share, down 9.04% or $0.16 from last year's $1.77 per share. Rbf Limited Liability Company has 139,405 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Diageo PLC has GBX 2800 highest and GBX 1600 lowest target. Morgan Stanley has upgraded Rotork (LON:ROR) stock to a Overweight in a a research note shared with investors and clients on Thursday morning, and has set a 12 month target price per share at GBX 292.00.

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Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Mean Pain for Costco

The $13.7 billion deal for Whole Foods could pay off quickly, but it still runs counter to trends in the tech world, in which fixed assets like real estate and heavy equipment are shunned, said Amit Sharma, a former supply chain executive at Wal-Mart and now CEO of Narvar, a retail app.

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Man Charged in Connection With Jogger's Death Indicted for Her Murder

Colon-Ortiz, 31, was arrested on April 14 when his DNA matched samples found under Marcotte's fingernails. Marcotte's body was found in the woods not far from her family home off Brooks Station Road that evening. A man accused of killing a Google employee who went out for a run near her mother's MA home last summer has been indicted. Her body was later found half a mile away partially undressed, CBS Boston reports.

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United Kingdom finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

The decision to evacuate the buildings came after apartment blocks across Britain were inspected to see if they had similar fire hazards as the Grenfell Tower. The Camden blocks between 2006 and 2009 were refurbished by the same company that had renovated Grenfell and had the same unsafe cladding . Representatives from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), Staffordshire County Council, local councils, and housing associations, met yesterday to discuss high rise tower blocks at the ...

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Science Says: Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat

The National Weather Service forecasts Phoenix could reach a scorching 120 degrees on Tuesday. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said his company has also started limiting sales on some flights to manage aircraft weight for a safe and secure take-off.

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Fed Raises Interest Rate by a quarter point

In explaining this second rate hike of 2017 and plans for more increases in the coming months, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said yesterday the move reflected the progress in the world's largest economy , which continues to add jobs at a solid pace.

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Biz Leaders to Accompany Pres. Moon on His US Trip

Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun, Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo, KCCI Chairman Park Yong-maan, SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won, GS Group Chairman Huh Chang-soo and Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho, it said. By industry, IT and information security accounts for eight of the representative companies, followed by energy and environment, high-tech companies as well as machinery and equipment each accounting for seven; automobiles and auto parts with six members; medical and ...

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US Oil Prices Tumble Below $45 After Surprise Build in Gasoline Inventories

US inventories fell less than forecast last week, keeping supplies more than 100 MMbbl above the five-year average, according to data from the EIA on Wednesday. "We've been running at historically high levels on the refinery side, which is pushing out more product". Brent also slumped, losing $1.72, or 3.5 percent, to settle at $47 a barrel.

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What Americans really want from health care reform is impossible

That is why our first step has been to develop a set of guiding principles that will positively impact the coverage and care of millions of Americans, including many dealing with mental illnesses, chronic health problems and drug addiction.

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Mauritania Airlines Orders One Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing Co. landed an order for 100 of its newest and longest 737 Max planes from United Airlines, as another potential customer, Delta Air Lines Inc., opted to take more of a rival Airbus SE jet. The updated order is worth USD$1.85 billion at list prices. "If you're sitting in Toulouse you don't see the need to develop something in that market".


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