• OPEC could decide to return output to pre-cut levels
OPEC could decide to return output to pre-cut levels

The latest reductions have been in effect since November, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels a day. Following the meeting, Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih lauded OPEC's consensus over the output cut. The alliance between OPEC and nonmembers faces competition fro...

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  • Manchester Attack: Members of Bomber's Mosque Talk to Rolling Stone
Manchester Attack: Members of Bomber's Mosque Talk to Rolling Stone

Mohammed Fadl, a spokesman for Libyan expatriates in Manchester , said Salman's family was well known in the community, especially his elder brother Ismail, but said Salman "was not socially involved in the community". Americans wanted to pounce to quickly stop the plot whereas British authorities were trying to better determine the suspects' capa...

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  • Oil languishes after OPEC fails to deepen supply cuts, Asia stocks retreat
Oil languishes after OPEC fails to deepen supply cuts, Asia stocks retreat

But any uptick in prices may be modest and temporary. "Kazakhstan support the decision by the OPEC and other oil producers to extend the oil cuts accord", the Kazakh Energy Ministry said. Oil prices that topped $100 a barrel as recently as 2014 may have helped plant the seeds that are now weakening OPEC. Gary Ross, head of global oil at PIRA En...

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  • British Land Company PLC (BTLCY) Under Analyst Spotlight
British Land Company PLC (BTLCY) Under Analyst Spotlight

It has a 7.6 P/E ratio. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products. The Company's divisions include Residential, Development, Funds and Other. The stock of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Numis Se...

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  • USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show
USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

Stay tuned". But for months, right-wing media outlets have floated unproven theories that Rich was the person who provided Wikileaks with thousands of internal DNC emails, and suggested his death was retribution for the supposed leak.

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  • Budget 2017: Rs180bn for CPEC projects, Gwadar
Budget 2017: Rs180bn for CPEC projects, Gwadar

Economists observe that Pakistan is relying heavily on a $51 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, which according to both countries, would turn out to be a game-changer in boosting the two economies. This has seen defence budget rise gradually since the last four years. Sources say the total budget outlay would be around R...

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  • U.S. would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley
U.S. would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

The latest launch appeared to fulfill both criteria, and Haley said, "I believe that China will stay true to that, and we'll come together on how we're going to do that". Trump has said "a major, major conflict " with North Korea is possible and all options are on the table but that he wanted to resolve the crisis diplomatically, possibly throug...

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  • Stocks Hit New Records After Rising for Sixth Straight Day
Stocks Hit New Records After Rising for Sixth Straight Day

European shares struggled for direction, with investors hunting for fresh catalysts as a blistering earnings season that helped stocks surge to new highs nears its end. By the close, June-dated gold was up $3.30, or 0.3%, at $1,256.40 an ounce. The dollar was little changed against a basket of major currencies a day after Federal Reserve mi...

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  • Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO
Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO

But it hasn't rebounded to when it was adding DAUs in the 10 million-20 million range each quarter. However, analysts on average had expected revenue of $158 million, according to Thomson Reuters. Meanwhile, average revenue per user reached 90 cents. That's up significantly from a year ago, when each user only brought in $0.32. Earnings came in at ...

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  • Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiations to 'modernize' trade deal by year's end
Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiations to 'modernize' trade deal by year's end

U.S. Rep. Sandy Levin, D-Royal Oak, criticized the administration's approach to renegotiating the deal in a statement , and called for a series of hearings in the Ways and Means Committee before negotiations begin so Congress has complete clarity.

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  • Most world stocks rise after Fed minutes; oil rally fades
Most world stocks rise after Fed minutes; oil rally fades

At 10:56 a.m. ET the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 31.67 points, or 0.15 percent, at 20,969.58, the S&P 500 was up 2.15 points, or 0.08 percent, at 2,400.57 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 9.63 points, or 0.16 percent, at 6,148.34. The Canadian equivalent earlier hit a one-month high of C$1.3385 after the Bank of Canada gave a more upbeat ass...

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  • WTA CEO unhappy with Sharapova's French Open snub
WTA CEO unhappy with Sharapova's French Open snub

Sharapova's return from a 15-month ban has split opinion in tennis circles, with some players arguing she is being given special treatment after receiving wild cards for tournaments in Stuttgart , Madrid and Rome . "I merely wished to say that I had decided not to award you the wild card that you had requested". If the French Open is a guide...

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  • Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips
Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

Comparing local gas prices to the national average of $2.39 per gallon, which is still substantially lower than the 10-year average of $3.15 per gallon, it's costing southeast Missourians less to fill up their tanks at the pump. High inventories, including finished gasoline and gasoline blending components, are also contributing to lower gasoline p...

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  • Moody's downgrades China credit rating on fears of slowdown
Moody's downgrades China credit rating on fears of slowdown

The last time Moody's downgraded China was in November 1989, a few months after a bloody Tiananmen Square protest crackdown. Moody's Investors Service cut China's credit ratings by one notch to A1 from Aa3, saying it expects the financial strength of the economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise.

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  • Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, the host of this year's G-7 summit in Taormina , Sicily , spoke Friday as the two-day summit of the world's wealthy democracies began. The same thing goes for free trade, she added. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk are representing the European U...

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  • Greece Meets Necessary Obligations to Stay in Eurozone
Greece Meets Necessary Obligations to Stay in Eurozone

The hope is that the release of bailout funds soon will shore up confidence that the country won't face bankruptcy again soon. Greece's creditors are weighing three scenarios for easing the country's debt burden which would lead to substantially different levels of relief.

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  • Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive
Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

The president opened his day with a meeting with leaders of the European Union, another alliance he criticized during the campaign. On Thursday, an European Union source said Trump had said he was anxious Americans may lose jobs as a result of Britain leaving the EU.

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  • An apology and a victory for Montana GOP candidate
An apology and a victory for Montana GOP candidate

House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling for the Republican candidate in Montana's special House election to apologize after allegedly attacking a reporter and getting charged with assault . If this doesn't make Republicans nervous - and prompt tactical questions about whether the party is on the correct course - they're not paying close enough at...

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  • Possible tornadoes damage homes, property in North Carolina
Possible tornadoes damage homes, property in North Carolina

Reaching wind speeds of up to 125 miles per hour and injuring one person, the storm snapped trees like twigs and pummeled the school with 15 students and 20 teachers inside. No serious injuries were reported when the tornado touched down three times in Sampson County late Tuesday afternoon. Huntersville Fire tweeted that a tree was down on Gilead...

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  • Hot Stock for Investors: RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP)
Hot Stock for Investors: RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP)

It has outperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $6.04 billion company. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website .

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  • France's Macron unfazed by Donald Trump's handshake
France's Macron unfazed by Donald Trump's handshake

Macron eventually appeared to get the better of Trump, even squishing the US President's fingers straight as he appeared to refuse to let Trump withdraw his hand. Marine Le Pen , the far-right candidate who Macron defeated to win the French presidency, said before the election that she was best placed to defend France's interests in what she call...

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  • Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials
Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials

Police are holding eight people in custody in connection with the attack and bomb disposal units were used in searches as officers raided properties across the city. As hundreds of British soldiers rush to protect some of the world's most visited tourist sites in London and elsewhere, police are pressing to uncover the network that is thought to ...

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  • Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal
Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joins House members calling on President Donald Trump to honor a campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "Big, big, lovely difference", Trump said to loud applause from his audience, which included members of Netanyahu's Cabinet and other officials. In these circumsta...

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  • Texas Governor still hopeful that state will pass anti-trans bathroom bill
Texas Governor still hopeful that state will pass anti-trans bathroom bill

The finding is a blow to arguments from House GOP leaders who managed to get their bill over the finish line by arguing that a last-minute addition of $8 billion would bolster protections for those with pre-existing conditions. Citing markets where insurers have left or sought huge premium increases, Republicans have repeatedly said the statute mus...

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  • Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats
Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

Harold Rogers, who represents a poor district in eastern Kentucky, says, "These cuts that are being proposed are draconian". They want to know whether it would meet a pledge he made shortly after the election that there would be "no absolute tax cut" for the rich.

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  • Trump Budget Slashes Money For Clean Air And Water Programs
Trump Budget Slashes Money For Clean Air And Water Programs

But his full budget wish list released Tuesday actually assigns a dollar value to his promises. The proposal would reduce the EPA's funding by a whopping 31 percent, going from $8.2 billion in 2017 to $5.6 billion in 2018 - the same as the March budget plan.

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  • Liberum Capital Reiterates
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS)

It now has negative earnings. Bruni J V & Co Co holds 5.36% of its portfolio in Discover Financial Services for 408,106 shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc owns 48.33 million shares or 3.37% of their USA portfolio. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Thursday, March 10 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, ...

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  • Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera -state news agency
Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera -state news agency

Among the articles allegedly published were pieces on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, relations with Iran, comments on Hamas and negative views on Qatar's relationship with US President Donald Trump . Authorities in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates even blocked the main website of Qatar's al-Jazeera television, which both Riyadh and A...

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  • US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions
US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions

The sanctions "for proliferation activities in support of a key designated Iranian defense entity" also apply to Chinese national Ruan Runling and three China-based companies associated with Ruan - Shanghai North Begins International, Shangai Gang Quan Trade Co., and Shanghai North Transway International Trading Co., the statement said .

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  • Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty
Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

It leaves them facing uncertainty about a major aspect of the 2010 health care law's funding, just as they must file their proposed 2018 health insurance premiums with state and federal policymakers. About $ 7 billion is at stake. The other helps to cover the insurance premiums for more than 8 in 10 people with ACA plans. The cost-sharing subsid...

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