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United Nations human rights chief 'alarmed' by Gulf-led blockade against Qatar

The deal was sealed by Qatari Defense Minister Khalid al-Attiyah and his USA counterpart, Jim Mattis, in Washington, the Pentagon has confirmed. Al Attiyah said the agreement highlights Qatar's "longstanding commitment" in working together with the United States in advancing their military cooperation and fight against extremism.

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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

In the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese manufacturer, Takata faces tens of billions of dollars in costs and liabilities resulting from nearly a decade of recalls and lawsuits. Takata owes billions of dollars to banks and automakers, which have been paying to replace tens of millions of potentially unsafe Takata airbag inflaters.

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Pacquiao Arrives In Australia For WBO Title Defence

More than 45,000 tickets for the bout have already been sold and Pacquiao says he hopes Horn follows Jeff Fenech's tactics. Pacquiao, who briefly retired previous year before making a successful comeback against Vargas in November, said after arriving in Australia at the weekend he was confident of taking out Horn before an expected crowd of 50,000.

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Glencore makes new bid for Rio's Australia coal assets

Rio has touted Yancoal's approval from regulators in China, a voracious consumer of coal. Glencore also owns coal assets in the Hunter Valley region and believes it can realise considerable savings if it joined the two businesses through this acquisition.

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Boeing Beats Airbus; Shares Set To Fall

Boeing now has over 240 orders and commitments for the 737 Max 10 its latest and largest model at the price of about $30 billion including Monday and Tuesday's announcements. Randy Tinseth, vice president of marketing for Boeing's commercial airplanes unit, said orders for big planes are likely to start picking up next year or in 2019 to meet the need for widebodies from 2021.

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Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

The twice former Wimbledon champion showed few signs of the appalling knife injuries to her playing hand in a thoroughly one-sided victory by 6-1 1-0 retired, which happened when Safarova , who had had two huge matches in the previous three days, pulled out with a thigh strain.

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Weir Group PLC's (WEIR) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Ancora Advisors Lc has 1,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hartford Inv Management Communications reported 48,736 shares stake. Owl Creek Asset Management LP invested 6.49% in CIT Group Inc. Therefore 41% are positive. Ashtead Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 875.78 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,764.00. HSBC has "Buy" rating and GBX 8280 target.

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PM invites US CEOs to invest in India

Modi is due to meet with about 20 leading US CEOs in Washington on Sunday before his first meeting with Trump on Monday at the White House , when he will seek to revitalize ties that have appeared to drift, in spite of the priority they were afforded under former President Barack Obama.

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Mavericks will decline Dirk Nowitzki option and sign him to new deal

Last season was rough for the veteran and the Mavericks - Nowitzki missed the first part of the year with an achilles injury and the Mavericks started out 4-17. The 39-year-old Nowitzki posted his worst season in the National Basketball Association last year with just 14.2 points per game on 43.7% shooting.

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Amazon Buys Whole Foods

But it was Whole Foods that fell behind as shoppers found "good enough" alternatives to the organic and natural foods it helped popularize. Groceries are already a fiercely competitive business, with low-priced rivals like Aldi putting pressure on traditional supermarket chains and another discounter, Lidl, opening its first USA stores just this week.

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Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks

Intesa, Italy's biggest retail bank, has paid a symbolic one euro for the two banks' good assets. The two banks are Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza. The deal appears to protect depositors and senior creditors of the two banks. In Italy, a majority of bonds are in the hands of mom and pop investors.

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North Korea: US student's death a 'mystery'

In a joint interview with ABC News , Rodman's agent credited Warmbier's release to Rodman's brief visit to Pyongyang earlier this month. Mr. Warmbier was arrested in the North in January 2016 while visiting the country on a tourist visa.

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Trump Blasts Media Report on Obstruction of Justice

Quoting officials, the Post said one event of interest to Mueller - a widely-respected former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - is an exchange on March 22, when Coats told associates Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey to get him to back off from focusing on Flynn.

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Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

The point sealed second place in the group for Chile , who will face Group A winners Portugal in their semi-final in Kazan on Wednesday. "First of all he gave a red card to Siani so people from VAR called him back and said it was the wrong player, so they reviewed the phase of the game and realised it was Mabouka".

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Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Newfield Exploration Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (NFX)

Therefore 39% are positive. While looking at the SMA values of Newfield Exploration Co. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and twenty-four have issued a buy rating to the stock.

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Retail Shakeup: Amazon Buys Whole Foods Market

Late last week, Amazon announced that they would be purchasing American organic grocery company Whole Foods Market for nearly $14 billion, the biggest merger in Amazon's history. More seriously, he said it was too early to discuss these kinds of details, but highlighted that one of Amazon's core values take Whole Foods is likely to embrace is frugality.

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Low brings up 100th win as Germany down Cameroon

Australia took a first-half lead and proved to be a formidable opponent for the Chileans over all 90 minutes on Sunday, but Chile recovered to draw 1-1 and seal a knockout-round spot. The Belgian is expected to call up the same again against the world champions. "We knew they would come at us with a lot of pressure and power", said goal-scorer Stindl.

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Paris 2017: Airbus versus Boeing

United Airlines has entered a new agreement with Boeing to convert an order for 100 737 MAX aircraft into 737 MAX 10s. The plane that is due to enter service in 2020 can seat up to 230 passengers and is Boeing's largest narrowbody. He also noted the commercial aircraft market was at a low point in its business cycle, with many airlines waiting for delivery of aircraft ordered in previous years.

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United Parcel Service Employee Shoots Three Other Employees, Then Himself

Police were searching for two men after that shooting, he said. UPS spokesman Steve Gaut identified Lam, an employee with a history of mental illness as the employee who 'turned the gun on himself '. The shooting led to a massive police response and a shelter-in-place warning for the surrounding area. Gaut said employees were evacuated from the facility, which processes packages for delivery in the San Francisco area and has 850 workers.

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq Higher, Crude Oil Jumps as Stockpiles Decline

USA stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hitting record highs with growth sectors such as technology in favour again as investors appeared to regain confidence in the economy after upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials.

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Getting Uber out of reverse hard for whoever's CEO

During Sunday's meeting, Uber's board is expected to consider internal policy and management changes recommended by Holder's law firm, Reuters reported . Michael's departure was reportedly one of the key recommendations from an investigation into Uber's business practices conducted by Eric Holder , the former US Attorney General.

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Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative

And this morning his message was, "We must start over". In the Senate, the GOP health care plan is called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). "While the current healthcare system needs improvement, it remains my priority to protect Nevada's expansion population to ensure our most vulnerable, especially individuals with mental illness, the drug addicted, chronically ill, and our children, will always have access to healthcare".

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Devon school warns parents over new social media 'Snap Map' feature

SNAPCHAT has launched a new feature which allows you to track the location of family and friends. The goal behind the feature is to make it easier to find and communicate with friends, as well as check in on what other users are up to around the world.

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GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

Senate Republicans on Thursday morning released a draft of their secretive Obamacare replacement bill, called the " Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 ". "The chaos the Republican Party is wrecking across our health care system won't just be felt in our insurance markets but in doctor's offices, ER's and clinics across the state of in", says Myers.

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Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar

Demand for Indian produce in Qatar rose from early June after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt , Bahrain and Yemen severed diplomatic ties with Qatar and blocked access to Doha, Qatar's capital, by land, sea, and air, over allegations that Qatar funds terrorism - an accusation that Qatar denies.

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Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Deal Was 'Love At First Sight'

Those of us in the industry have known for a while that Whole Foods has been pressured to sell by its activist investor Jana Partners and mutual-fund manager Neuberger Berman, and rumors of potential deals with everyone from Kroger to Albertsons have been bandied about.

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Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Connection Was 'Love at First Sight'

Whole Foods' physical locations are viewed as vital to Amazon's push for a larger share of online food sales. Amazon will scoop up more than 400 Whole Foods stores across the country, instantly making them a major player in the grocery industry.

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Sarepta Therapeutics DE (NASDAQ:SRPT) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

Tocqueville Asset Management Lp decreased Bank Of New York Mellon Corpor (BK) stake by 11.3% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Tourbillon Capital Partners Lp holds 1.47 million shares with $40.20 million value, up from 300,000 last quarter.

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Grounded flights and power outages as temperatures soar in US

And if it tries to land when the air is too thin and hot, that's not good either because it can run out of runway, McNally said. The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the southwestern US region has seen in years. 120 highest on record in Texas, at Seymour on August 12, 1936. In Phoenix , flights using smaller planes have been grounded because they are not allowed to take off in such hot weather.

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Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for BBA Aviation plc (BBA)

The company was maintained on Thursday, December 22 by Arden Partners. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and GBX 1330 target. Shore Capital maintained the shares of RSA in report on Tuesday, August 25 with "Buy" rating. Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG). 317,814 are held by Exxonmobil Invest Mgmt Tx. M&T Bank invested in 0% or 11,163 shares.

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2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

They serve numerous small and medium-sized businesses that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Italy is rushing to approve emergency rules outlining liquidation procedures for two failed banks in the northern Veneto region in time for them to open on Monday.

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Uber's Former CEO Kalanick To Hold The Top Position In The Company

In the statement, Kalanick indicated that he felt his negative public perception was too much of a distraction to Uber's success and continued growth. Kalanick already had turned over the reins when he took a leave of absence this month, following the death of his mother in a boating accident. "It's going to be a challenge for Uber ", he said.

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Boeing, AerCap Announce Order for 15 737 MAX 10s

Portugal's Hi Fly orders two A330-200s. Including engines, deal worth $1.16 billion. In addition, a further 214 orders were booked for the MAX 10 as conversions of previous orders for other MAX models. CORRECTS PLANE MAKERS NAME Boeing planes displayed at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris , France, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Paris .

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Brazil Defends Beef After US Bans It Over Abscesses and Inspection Failure

Inspections of Brazilian fresh beef imports have found, among other things, hidden abscesses that Brazilian meatpackers say were caused by a vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease. The USDA said its Food Safety and Inspection Service has been scrutinizing all Brazilian meat shipments to the USA since March, when Brazilian authorities announced a corruption probe into the country's food sanitation inspection system.

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Republican Senator Dean Heller opposes health care bill

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday, effectively phasing out Medicaid entirely. Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill , but noted changes were likely.


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