• IMF cuts US growth outlook amid absent policies
IMF cuts US growth outlook amid absent policies

The IMF said that the "extremely optimistic" growth envisaged was "unlikely", even if the White House pushed through sweeping tax cuts and a huge boost to infrastructure spending. The world's biggest economy is being held back by problems ranging from an aging population to low productivity growth, the fund said in its annual assessment of the U.S...

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  • Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning
Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

Both New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have threatened to withhold the rent due to Amtrak for their states' respective commuter railroads, because of the service disruptions caused by the track issues and fix work at the station, the busiest in the country.

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  • Google Likely to Appeal $2.7 Billion Fine For 'Abusing its Dominance'
Google Likely to Appeal $2.7 Billion Fine For 'Abusing its Dominance'

In nearly all european countries, the search engine Google holds a market share of more than 90%. The EU antitrust chief said Google had illegally taken advantage of its juggernaut position in the world of search engines, pushing users toward its comparison shopping service and advertisers over those of rivals.

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  • Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs
Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

It concluded that the United States president and his policies "are broadly unpopular around the globe". Across the 37 nations polled, Trump gets higher marks than Obama in only two countries: Russian Federation and Israel. And different countries were surveyed at different times, with gaps ranging as much as three months. However, those who ...

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  • Comcast and Sprint Reportedly in Exclusive Talks for Wireless Deal
Comcast and Sprint Reportedly in Exclusive Talks for Wireless Deal

The news stoked speculation about the future of the T-Mobile-Sprint tie-up, and also about other potential merger partners for T-Mobile. According to the Wall Street Journal , Malone wants the two cable giants to buy a carrier, but Roberts is hesitant.

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  • Reed livid with Cuomo's statement on health care, taxes
Reed livid with Cuomo's statement on health care, taxes

Senators could vote on the health care bill as early as next week. The state Democratic Committee, which Cuomo controls, posted this on Twitter later Monday: "Faso-Collins "ponzi scheme" would hit New Yorkers w/a 26% tax hike so they can give tax breaks to the wealthiest 1%".

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  • Western Digital 'Resubmits' Bid For Toshiba's Flash Memory Unit With KKR
Western Digital 'Resubmits' Bid For Toshiba's Flash Memory Unit With KKR

The sale of the memory chip business also faces hurdles as U.S. chip factory partner Western Digital tries to block the sale with a court injunction. The U.S. firm is a chip production partner of Toshiba , jointly operating a flash memory plant in Mie Prefecture. Western Digital shares are up 2.36% premarket.

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  • Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes
Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Most health care plans are a form of Managed Care. With so many different options, deciding on the right Illinois Health Insurance can be confusing. "It's like a death sentence for older Americans". Stein adds that replacing the ACA will not save the federal government money. States have picked up the balance of the funding to date.

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  • JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

St Paul's Cathedral in London on Monday published a video of music from the Harry Potter film series being performed at the famous site. Her 140-characters or less wit is so celebrated, she's inspired stories with headlines like "19 Times J.K.

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  • NCAA Faults Louisville Basketball Program For Ethics And Oversight In Sex Scandal
NCAA Faults Louisville Basketball Program For Ethics And Oversight In Sex Scandal

In addition, the Cardinals men's basketball program will be on probation for four years, and have scholarship reductions and recruiting restrictions in place. There were strippers and sex acts and teenagers in a college dormitory supplied with the help of a staff member to basketball recruits over multiple years in which somehow the head coach ...

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  • Woman arrested for chopping off genitals of boyfriend
Woman arrested for chopping off genitals of boyfriend

The woman then forced him to remove his clothes and have sex with him, but he refused saying that her marriage had been fixed elsewhere. "The woman has left her cell phone at home and we are not able to track her through technical surveillance", a police official said.

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  • Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao
Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

I've heard him speak to me about 1,000 times , so reading over it is just like listening to him talk to me in the ring", Horn said. "I remember when Kostya Tszyu fought Ricky Hatton and he totally overtrained". No one gave Leapai a chance of beating another multiple world champion and boxing superstar when he took on Wladimir Klitschko for the w...

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  • Co-op Bank ditches plans to find a buyer
Co-op Bank ditches plans to find a buyer

The bank is in discussions to raise an additional £250m of new equity. Under that scenario, the central bank would broker a fire sale of assets with steep losses for bondholders. The bank - which has 4 million customers - has bonds which are held by institutions such as hedge funds as well as some retail investors. The bank also said Monday its c...

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  • Mike D'Antoni cracks Knicks joke after winning Coach of the Year
Mike D'Antoni cracks Knicks joke after winning Coach of the Year

This is D'Antoni's second Coach of the Year Award. Kevin McHale was sacked only 11 games into the year after a slow start, with J.B. Bickerstaff taking over and coaching the final 71 regular-season games plus the playoffs. The Rockets attempted over 40 3-pointers per game and made 1,181 triples in the regular season, blowing away the previous recor...

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  • Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection
Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Takata's air bag inflators are blamed for rupturing and spewing risky debris into a vehicle's cabin, as NPR's Sonari Glinton reported . The beleaguered company is under financial pressure for millions of defective air bag inflators installed in vehicles.

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  • Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door
Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door

Flex ties were used to bind her hands, one photo showed. John Hyland, chief of public safety for Corpus Christi International Airport, said an off-duty officer on the flight helped to restrain the passenger. "As my kids say, I used my 'mommy voice, ' so I did command presence", Minchew said. The suspect was questioned by authorities but has not...

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  • Chinese troops transgress Sikkim sector, damage bunkers
Chinese troops transgress Sikkim sector, damage bunkers

Tension mounted in a remote area of Sikkim after a scuffle broke out between personnel of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army (PLA), leading to Chinese troops damaging bunkers on the Indian side of the border. The pilgrims were kept waiting till June 23 after which they returned to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, which is the only re...

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  • Buffett's Berkshire bulks up in real estate with Store Capital stake
Buffett's Berkshire bulks up in real estate with Store Capital stake

Separately, Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Berkshire Hathaway during the first quarter valued at approximately $221,000. STORE Capital plans to use the funds to repay debt, to fund property acquisitions and for working capital and other general corporate purposes. The "Oracle of Omaha" also likes real e...

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

Debenhams Plc ( DEB ) traded up 0.57% during trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 44.25. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since June 22, 2016 and is downtrending. As per Wednesday, February 10, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 23 by AlphaValue. Liberum Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating ...

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  • Dividend Darling With Upside: Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM)
Dividend Darling With Upside: Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM)

It has outperformed by 25.36% the S&P500. 134.82 million shares or 3.13% less from 139.16 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. We have $34.02 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:AM worth $424.20 million more. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $3.94 million was made by MEARS MICHAEL N on Friday, February 3. 104 funds opened positions wh...

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  • Indrani Mukerjea among 200 booked for rioting in jail post convict's death
Indrani Mukerjea among 200 booked for rioting in jail post convict's death

Keep reading for more from Mumbai . Some of the inmates also assaulted a prison guard during the commotion, threw utensils from the terrace and set fire to books, furniture and newspapers. The prisoners of the Byculla jail were agitated after a 45-year-old woman inmate was allegedly beaten to death on Friday by jail officials after she was caugh...

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  • Canadian lumber producers face average 27 per cent duties with second wave
Canadian lumber producers face average 27 per cent duties with second wave

Combined with the 19.88-per-cent countervailing duty rate announced in April, that raises the overall punitive tariffs to an average of 26.75 per cent. In the event that NAFTA is revoked, a majority of respondents (58 per cent) said they would prefer that Canada work toward a bilateral trade deal with the U.S.

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  • Are Analysts Bearish IFG Group PLC (LON:IFP) After Last Week?
Are Analysts Bearish IFG Group PLC (LON:IFP) After Last Week?

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, January 14 by Bernstein. Panmure Gordon maintained the shares of CHG in report on Thursday, January 5 with "Buy" rating. $580,005 worth of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) shares were sold by Hyslop Gregory L. Another trade for 32,500 shares valued at $6.00 million was made by KEATING TIMOTHY JOHN on Frid...

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  • Getting Uber out of reverse hard for whoever's CEO
Getting Uber out of reverse hard for whoever's CEO

A separate internal investigation , led by law firm Perkins Coie , resulted in the dismissal of 20 employees last week for complaints around discrimination, sexual harassment , bullying, retaliation and more . Kalanick is also expected to weigh taking a three-month leave of absence, according to the people, who asked not to be identified disc...

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  • Sana Mir ready for Women's World Cup challenge
Sana Mir ready for Women's World Cup challenge

That's one thing we really pride ourselves on, and then we've got a really explosive batting order. But England have been forced to rejig their plans after announcing opener Lauren Winfield will miss out against India - and probably their second match against Pakistan next Tuesday - due to a wrist injury.

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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos: Millions of people love Whole Foods Market
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: Millions of people love Whole Foods Market

Both companies said there will be no layoffs, but did not respond to other questions about Amazon's plans for Whole Foods . Amazon has agreed to pay $42 per share in cash for Whole Foods , a 27 percent premium on the Austin, Texas-based grocer's closing share price on Thursday.

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  • Qatar to buy $12 billion worth of fighter jets from the US
Qatar to buy $12 billion worth of fighter jets from the US

He warned that mix-nationality couples and their children, as well as people with jobs or businesses based in opposing states and students studying overseas would likely be "badly affected". for dinner Wednesday night, according to Bloomberg . "With regards to the United Nations, Egypt is moving forward without a doubt and I can not clarify mo...

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  • Durable Goods Orders Fall in May on Slumping Aircraft Business
Durable Goods Orders Fall in May on Slumping Aircraft Business

These so-called core capital goods orders were revised up to show an increase of 0.2 percent for April. Excluding transportation, orders actually rose 0.1 percent, reversing some of the 0.5 percent decline recorded in April. Most of the bad news in the report was concentrated in the volatile civilian and military aircraft categories, where orders...

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  • Study shows minimum wage increases do not reduce jobs
Study shows minimum wage increases do not reduce jobs

The report did not find "compelling evidence" that the higher minimum wage increased business failure rates. Consequently, total payroll fell for such jobs, implying that the minimum wage ordinance lowered low-wage employees' earnings by an average of $125 per month in 2016.

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  • Oil little changed after three-day gain, supply glut weighs
Oil little changed after three-day gain, supply glut weighs

However US shale oil output is up around 10% since a year ago, while Nigeria and Libya , who are exempt from the Opec cuts, have also hiked output. In addition, since the cut is not likely to continue through 2018, we expect that most of the OPEC countries would ramp up production starting from 2018 to compensate the impact of production cut.

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