• Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover bid referred to competition regulator by Culture Secretary
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover bid referred to competition regulator by Culture Secretary

It concludes, "The transaction raises public interest concerns as a result of the risk of increased influence by members of the Murdoch Family Trust over the United Kingdom news agenda and the political process, with its unique presence on radio, television, in print and online".

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  • The ex-President of South Korea handed down a death sentence
The ex-President of South Korea handed down a death sentence

China is not afraid to use its influence on the Korean peninsula to protect its interests against the USA, which is in the process of deploying a missile defense system in South Korea. Park is now on trial in Seoul on charges of bribery and abuse of power related to the massive corruption scandal that saw her impeached. Real fissures have open...

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  • New Cyber Attack Causes Mass Disruption Globally
New Cyber Attack Causes Mass Disruption Globally

APM gate operations at Port Elizabeth in New Jersey are expected to remain shuttered through at least Thursday. Lars Jensen, CEO and partner at SeaIntelligence Consulting, estimated that Danish shipping giant Maersk could have lost up to $60m (£46m) in less than a day after the cyber attack named "Petya" hit its IT systems.

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  • India approves plan to sell stake in state-owned Air India: minister
India approves plan to sell stake in state-owned Air India: minister

The letter, to Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, was sent after Wednesday's Cabinet decision, officials said. He also cited IndiGo's track record of consistently being profitable airline with a strong balance sheet. It needed a $4.5 billion government bailout in 2012 to keep flying. It has so far received Rs 23,993 crore under...

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  • U.S. decision to designate Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist 'unjustified,' says Pakistan
U.S. decision to designate Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist 'unjustified,' says Pakistan

The meeting between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington was a "missed opportunity" to induce India to alter its policies "inimical to peace" in the region, the foreign ministry said here in a terse statement.

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  • Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) PT Lowered to GBX 1900
Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) PT Lowered to GBX 1900

Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, March 23 report. This was disclosed in an analyst note on Monday, 26 June. Pnc Fincl Gp reported 0.06% stake. Plante Moran Fin Advsrs Ltd Liability Company owns 1,051 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Coach Inc (NYSE:COH).

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  • Uber now allows users to request a ride for someone else
Uber now allows users to request a ride for someone else

A deal was struck earlier this year that allowed Uber and Lyft to run throughout all of New York State, but permitted large cities and counties to opt out of the agreement. When legislation was considered in 2016, the conversation centered on the ability for ride-hailing companies to obtain group insurance policies for drivers.

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  • Brokerages Set Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) PT at $22.73
Brokerages Set Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) PT at $22.73

Investors will mark their calendars for 2017-07-26, the date when Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX ) are expected to release their quarterly results. The stock of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) earned "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Friday, September 18. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5.

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  • Australia hits tipping point as country becomes more Asian
Australia hits tipping point as country becomes more Asian

As well as reporting Catholicism in the census , Australians are becoming affiliated with other major religions in the past decade. However, 7.4% of households did not state their housing tenure in the 2016 Census . But fewer of those arriving in Australia are coming from Europe - once the dominant source of migrants for a country that restrict...

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  • With Shares Trading up at $90.08 (DRI) Darden Restaurants Reports Fiscal 2017…
With Shares Trading up at $90.08 (DRI) Darden Restaurants Reports Fiscal 2017…

They now have a Dollars 80 price target on the stock . Darden Restaurants, Inc . has a 52 week low of $59.50 and a 52 week high of $93.02. (NYSE: DRI ) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, December 16. Since January 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 31 selling transactions for $162.57 million activity. The insider LEE EUGENE...

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  • Italy makes 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks afloat
Italy makes 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks afloat

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan , speaking in an interview with Bloomberg Television, said the difference between the Spanish and Italian banking solutions wasn't related to the situation of the failing lenders but to the structures of the acquisitions by the buyers.

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  • Ice-cream and booze fire up United Kingdom supermarkets
Ice-cream and booze fire up United Kingdom supermarkets

Consumer confidence in the United Kingdom fell to the lowest levels since last year's Brexit referendum, according to data published by the polling group YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research. "However", McKevitt said, "it's not only inflation which is bolstering market growth". That isn't to say Asda's own label offer is strugg...

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  • Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion
Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

Chile's 1-1 draw against Australia means Germany top Group B and the world champions will now face Mexico in Sochi in the semis on Thursday, avoiding Euro 2016 winners Portugal . "It's good to see how we were able to. up the ante". Troisi's 42nd-minute goal put the pressure on Chile, which responded well and would have equalized through...

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  • Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US
Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

Both Takata and KSS say that the USA and Japanese filings should have "no effect" on access to replacement inflators. The company's air bags are used on vehicles for almost all of the world's major automakers, affecting about one-quarter of all vehicles on the road in the U.S.as of two years ago, according to one estimate.

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  • Sensex drops most in one month, banks take a beating
Sensex drops most in one month, banks take a beating

The Sensex touched a high of 31,294.96 and a low of 30,847.08 points during intra-day trade. Shanghai Composite, however, was down 0.09 percent. The market has been going through a consolidation phase with participants opting to adopt a wait-and-see strategy and kept their investments on hold.

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  • Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars
Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars

Volvo has been using Nvidia's AI systems in a pilot for semi-autonomous vehicles since the start of the year. The plan is to eventually get to the point where they can field self-driving cars for sale, based on Nvidia's Drive PX in-car AI computing platform, by the not-so-distant target year of 2021.

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  • Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation
Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation

Therefore 80% are positive. Helical Bar had 51 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. 180,171 are owned by Asset Mngmt One. 5,150 were reported by Hollencrest Limited Liability Com. Blackrock owns 41,468 shares. Oregon Empl...

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  • Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget
Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget

An updated "doomsday" picture offered by Comptroller Susana Mendoza warns that without a budget in place soon, come August she won't be able to write checks to pay for the most basic of services, including state employee payroll, school funding and requirement debt service.

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  • Uber driver sexually assaulted sleeping passenger
Uber driver sexually assaulted sleeping passenger

Friday and was supposed to drop her off in Hollywood, police said. That's when the driver noticed the woman was Facetiming and he turned the auto and said "I hope he is not a jealous guy", a police report says. 'He went to the hotel, rented a room, and then carried her from his vehicle into the room, where he assaulted her. Anyone with informat...

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  • USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

But the drive toward the border has already brought him into conflict with US -backed opposition forces to the south and east. In the latest sign of increasingly frequent confrontation with Damascus and its allies, Tuesday's incident closely followed Sunday's USA downing of a piloted Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countryside after it dr...

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  • Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down (P)
Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down (P)

The company's board of directors will begin searching for his replacement immediately. It also launched a new on-demand music service for $10 a month that lets users select the songs they want to hear, similar to what Spotify and Apple Music have offered.

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  • Crews forced to halt search for scores missing in China landslide
Crews forced to halt search for scores missing in China landslide

The order was issued on Monday after radar detected shifts in the ground where the mountains collapsed early on Saturday, Xinhua said. It wasn't clear if the rescue efforts had been suspended. Three members of a family from the village were rescued five hours after the landslide struck on Saturday. The forecast says rainfall is set to weaken to...

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  • Are Analysts Bullish Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) After Last Week?
Are Analysts Bullish Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) After Last Week?

Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -21.83% and performed -36.09% over the last six months. The volatility change in the previous week has observed by 3.26% and experienced of 3.31% change in the last month. The ex-dividend date was Monday the 15th of May 2017. A Zacks consensus now shows Street analysts projecting th...

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  • Woman throws coins into jet engine for good luck, delays flight
Woman throws coins into jet engine for good luck, delays flight

According to police, the elderly woman threw nine coins at the engine of the China Southern Airlines flight during boarding at the tarmac. Nearly 150 passengers had to be evacuated from the plane bound for Guangzhou in southern China. According to Qiu's neighbour, Qiu is a Buddhist. "After an investigation the involved passenger, surnamed Q...

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  • Toronto's Trump Tower will no longer bear the U.S. president's name
Toronto's Trump Tower will no longer bear the U.S. president's name

Trump-branded properties, including a recently opened tower in Vancouver, have been the target of protesters angry about the US president's policies. U.S. Both sides sought to put a positive spin on the transaction. Donald Trump won't loom over the Toronto Film Festival, or the city's skyline, this September.

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  • AA PLC (AA) Given
AA PLC (AA) Given "Buy" Rating at Liberum Capital

Credit Suisse Group cut their price target on AA PLC from GBX 275 ($3.50) to GBX 235 ($2.99) and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, March 11 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, June 24. The firm has "Hold" rating by N+1 S...

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  • Firms across world hit by huge 'Peyta' cyber-attack
Firms across world hit by huge 'Peyta' cyber-attack

It is unclear how the attack began, or how it spread to other countries. The most severe damage, however, is being reported by businesses in Ukraine , including the central bank and metro system. Ukraine's central bank warned financial firms across the country that an unknown virus hit the sector, creating problems for banks and custom...

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  • Japanese stocks approach two-year high, euro sags after Draghi's comments
Japanese stocks approach two-year high, euro sags after Draghi's comments

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said it is appropriate to gradually raise rates and noted that the US central bank is carefully watching inflation expectations. In the absence of any material change in the outlook, the bank expects to lift the rate again to 1 percent at its November 2018 meeting, the bank said in its Financial Stability Report.

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  • Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing
Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

CCTV footage has emerged, showing the moment of the blast. Ukraine probes blast of Colonel Maksim Shapoval's vehicle as "terrorist act", saying it was caused by explosive device. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called Voronenkov's killing "an act of state terrorism by Russian Federation". Mr Shapoval's death comes one year after journalist...

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  • Woman tries to open emergency exit during flight to Houston, witnesses say
Woman tries to open emergency exit during flight to Houston, witnesses say

The passenger said toward the end of the flight, the woman tried to open one of the emergency exit doors near the back of the plane. "She had observed the irrational passenger attempting to open the exit door in mid-flight". RT reached out to Minchew for a comment on the incident but have yet to receive a response. "She was still allowed on th...

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