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Trump Slams Reports Of A Second "Secret" Putin Meeting As "Fake News"

The meeting followed the two leaders' formal two-hour meeting on 7 July in which Mr Trump said Mr Putin denied allegations that he directed efforts to meddle in the 2016 United States presidential election. Asked if there was any depth to the conversation, Coons said there was no way to know . Leaders and their spouses were invited to a musical performance at Hamburg's riverside concert venue, followed by an intimate dinner in which they were seated next to the spouse of one of their ...

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Jagga Jasoos: After receiving lukewarm response, makers to call off sequel plans?

Jagga Jasoos that was in making for over 3 years finally released on July 14, however, the film failed to live to the hype and flopped at the box-office. Though the box office numbers aren't that great, the film has managed to find its multiplex audiences in the metro-cities. However, while the producers are speaking of the film "growing", the distributors and exhibitors are groaning at the prospect of another loser at the box office.

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Collusion Investigation Between Trump Campaign And Russia Has So. Calif. Ties

The U.S. Secret Service pushed back on an assertion one of President Donald Trump's lawyers made Sunday that the agency should have prevented Russians from meeting a year ago with the president's eldest son. "There was no "second meeting" between President Trump and President Putin, just a brief conversation at the end of a dinner". Sekulow pointed to Trump Jr.'s comments in the interview that he had now disclosed everything about the meeting.

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Darjeeling unrest: GJM supporters demand restoration of internet services

The committee that held its third meeting in Kalimpong since its inception last month, also condemned the alleged killing of a pro-Gorkhaland activist in Mirik in Darjeeling district in police firing. Gurung's statement admitted, albeit in a roundabout way, that people had started feeling the pinch of the shutdown: "Despite the shortage of food, vegetables and essential commodities in Darjeeling , our people are willing to continue the bandh till the Gorkhaland demand is fulfilled".

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McCormick to buy Reckitt's food unit for $4.2 bln

McCormick appears to have shrugged off competition from Unilever (LON:ULVR) with a report in The Sunday Times suggesting that the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant was one of several companies to have tabled a bid for the business, along with Hormel Foods, the company which owns Spam.

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Discovery & Scripps reported to be discussing merger

Channels of Scripps , which has a market value around US$ 8.8 billion, are - HGTV, Travel Channel and a significant major stake in Food Network, has been seeking a purchaser when it is under pressure to grow, Reuters reported sources as saying.

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BHP Billiton plc's (LON:BLT) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in BHP . Conning Inc. acquired a new position in BHP Billiton Limited during the first quarter worth approximately $317,000. The legal version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.baseball-news-blog.com/2017/07/19/bhp-billiton-limited-bhp-given-media-sentiment-score-of-0-01-updated.html.

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Companies Helping Brides Affected by the Alfred Angelo Closing

Plus, one woman who invited the community to her reception. Brides who arrived at their local Alfred Angelo store to pick up their gowns were met with a notice saying the store had closed and that they were to email the company's law firm.

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McConnell Backup Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act Falters

A comparison of public meetings on Obamacare and the Republican bills to repeal it. Senators Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah issued separate statements late Monday saying they can't support the legislation. If the Senate doesn't deliver, he said he plans to " let Obamacare fail " because "it will be a lot easier". "We will not bail you out of a crisis of your own making".

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Vice President Pence says Congress need to 'step up' on health care

Last night we learned that the Senate still doesn't have consensus on a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare at the same time, but President Trump and I fully support the majority leader's decision to move forward with a bill that just repeals Obamacare and gives Congress time, as the President said, to work on a new healthcare plan that will start with a clean slate.

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Trump to nominate Huntsman as Russian Federation ambassador -White House

Huntsman will have a hard job ahead of him as Washington continues to investigate Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. "Huntsman has had a distinguished career as a politician, diplomat, and businessman", the White House said announcing Trumps intention to nominate him as the US Ambassador to Russian Federation.

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International Business Machines Corp. 2Q 2017 Earnings: Sales Miss Est

On Thursday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, October 18 by Goldman Sachs. (NYSE: IBM ) for 5,426 shares. Osborne Prns Capital Mgmt reported 0.84% stake. Geode Capital Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Maxwell Technologies Inc.

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Amazon.com's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG

Moreover, Whittier Trust has 0.92% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. The stock rose 1.25% or $12.64 reaching $1022.67. The Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc holds 18,779 shares with $14.08 million value, up from 11,334 last quarter. 157 funds opened positions while 606 raised stakes. As of the end of the quarter Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC had sold 2,870 shares trimming its position 2.5%.

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Chipotle shuts Virginia store after reports of illnesses

This incident may be a one-off event that would probably be less consequential for any other chain, but Chipotle is still recovering from the food safety disaster that rocked the company in 2015. Chipotle says it plans to reopen the restaurant Tuesday after a "complete sanitization". Five people in Washington state contracted E. coli after eating at Chipotle in July of that year, followed by hundreds being sickened in California by norovirus, and finally 64 people in Minnesota being ...

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Nasdaq gains for 7th day: ASX tipped for flat start

Technology shares, which represent the largest component of the S&P 500 , have been crucial to advance's in the broad-market benchmark, though valuations have been a main concern for market participants. The apparent failure of the health-care legislation is seen as delaying pro-growth policies espoused by President Donald Trump, which could boost the buck and push Treasury prices lower.

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Adverts depicting sexist stereotypes to be banned from 2018

An ad that suggests an activity is inappropriate for a girl because it is stereotypically associated with boys or vice versa. Similarly, the ASA acknowledged it received complaints concerning a KFC ad in which a man with anxiety is mocked, but chose not to take action.

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FBI Warning: Watch Out Parents, Internet Connected Toys Are Dangerous

There is now a huge trend for fitting internet-connected gadgets with cameras and sensors. Many of these smart toys have a combination of sensors, cameras, microphones, data storage or other components, such as voice recognition and Global Positioning System, the warning said.

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De Boer: Benteke is staying put

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer insists Christian Benteke is not for sale. "He made a great impact last season, especially in the second half of the season, and he is crucial to us and we don't want to sell him". So far this summer Palace have signed Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan from London rivals Chelsea , but the fans are eager to see ambition in the transfer market and more new faces arrive before the start of the new season.

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Thousands of student loans could be wiped away due to missing paperwork

The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts are a collection of trusts that together comprise one of the US's biggest owners of private student loans , possessing around 800,000 different loans totaling $12 billion. Student loans account for $1.4 trillion of debt nationwide, and judges have begun clearing debts in New York, New Jersey, Texas and Ohio. In 2015, he hired a contractor to audit the servicing company that bills National Collegiate borrowers each month and found not one of 400 ...

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Wells Fargo & Company

The company has a market cap of $273.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.68 and a beta of 0.95. It has three operating segments: Community Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management. In this series, we'll analyze Wells Fargo's performance across divisions as well as evaluate its strategic initiatives, margin expansion, spending, performance outlook, shareholder payouts, and valuations.

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Chipotle Closes Location After Sickness

He stressed that norovirus does not come from the food supply, and it is safe to eat at other Chipotle locations. "We are working with health authorities to understand what the cause may be and to resolve the situation as quickly as possible", Jim Marsden, Chipotle's executive director of food safety, told to Business Insider .

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Ebony's Linda Johnson Rice Joins Board of Tesla

Their appointments come after some shareholders last year criticised Tesla for its practice of staggering its election of board members throughout the year. Rice, apart from being CEO of JPC, is also CEO for Ebony Media Operations and chairman emeritus of Ebony Media Holdings, the parent company for the EBONY and Jet brands.

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Harley-Davidson Slashes Shipment Guidance; Stock Plunges

Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price target on Harley-Davidson from $61.00 to $55.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a research report on Friday. The same period from a year ago had $1.55 in EPS and $1.67 billion in revenue. Harley-Davidson did not say how many employees would be impacted by the workforce changes.

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Sad robot takes dip in a fountain

A security robot in Washington DC was found in a water fountain in what Twitter users are calling a "suicide". "It drowned itself. We were promised flying cars, instead we got suicidal robots", he wrote. Of course, people were quick to draw comparisons between the sad K5 and Marvin - the depressed robot from Douglas Adams' bestselling novel, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy ".

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Man Involved in Minnesota Tesla Crash Denies Autopilot System Was to Blame

In the accident, minor injuries was the driver of the Tesla , a resident of Minnesota Dave Clark and his four passengers. David Clark, 58, wrote an email to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office on Monday saying that he was confused in the moments following the crash and places no blame on his Tesla Model S Autopilot system , according to Reuters .

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Brexit uncertainty hits Scottish economy, say PwC

United Kingdom economic growth for the year is expected to falter this year, slipping from the 1.8% growth recorded in 2016 to just 1.5% this year, as uncertainty surrounding Britain's future relationship with Europe takes its toll. On the other hand, the weak pound should also have some offsetting benefits for net exports as will a stronger global economy, PwC said. "If insurers, regulators and government are able to work together to continue to allow cross-border insurance services ...

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Garth Brooks offers to pay for couple's Hawaii honeymoon

Drew Bargsley - the man who proposed - originally took his girlfriend as a birthday present before proposing. Trisha Yearwood , Brooks' wife, also performed during the concert and was asked by her husband if it's OK that he just funded the newly-engaged couple's honeymoon.

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Amazon launches meal kit service

It seems that Amazon's new meal kits are already on sale - at least, in select locations. On Tuesday, Amazon began selling kits that contain all the ingredients necessary to cook a selection of meals, including options such as stir fry, burgers, and tacos.

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Arsenal 'told to cough up £80million to sign Monaco winger Thomas Lemar'

However, Pires is hopeful that Lemar would soon be playing his football in North London. How this news will affect Arsene Wenger's plan for the remainder of the window remains to be seen, but the Frenchman has been tipped to reignite his interest in Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez as an alternative to Lemar.

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Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Stake Held by Atwood & Palmer Inc

In related news, Director Thomas D. Woods purchased 25,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 27th. About 802,421 shares traded. SO's profit will be $703.36 million for 16.56 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.32 actual EPS reported by Calpine Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -115.63% EPS growth.

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South Korea keen to talk with North Korea to defuse tension

That process was a way to push for North Korea's compliance with United Nations resolutions "in terms of abandoning its nuclear, WMD [weapons of mass destruction] and ballistic missile programmes in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner and progress on all other issues of concern".

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Netflix surges on strong subscriber growth

Netflix shares rose more than 10% in after-hours trading following the announcement of its second-quarter earnings. All in all, the streaming giant took in a record $2.97 billion in revenue, up 32% over a year ago, while adding 5.2 million new subscribers - well above its own forecasts of 3.2 million new subscribers.

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Committee formed to check possibility of designing separate flag for Karnataka

It had also told the Karnataka High Court that it had not accepted suggestions to declare the red and yellow Kannada flag as the official state flag. If states have their flags, they could diminish the importance of the national flag. The then BJP government had taken the stand that a state flag would be against the unity and integrity of the nation.

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South Korea to aid $6 mn in North Korea's 2017 census

The offer of talks, the first since South Korea elected dovish President Moon Jae-In, came as the Red Cross in Seoul proposed a separate meeting to discuss reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. In 2008, it provided the UNFPA $2.3 million for North Korea's population census and another $1.3 million for a social and demographic survey in 2015.

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Gatwick runway closed after burst tyre

The runway at Britain's London Gatwick airport was briefly closed on Monday after a plane's tyre burst during take off, a spokesman for the airport said. All flights have been re-routed to the airport's backup runway , setting of delays and cancellations for some travellers. Flights to and from Gatwick Airport are now being forced to use the backup runway after a plane's tyre burst during take-off.


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