• Iran blames Trump for new Mid-East muddle
Iran blames Trump for new Mid-East muddle

Turkey's parliament on Wednesday approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar under a previously agreed plan, in a move seen as a sign of support for Doha . He said since no sanctions have been imposed on Qatar by the United Nations, Pakistan and Qatar were bound to abide by the agreement. "The team confirmed that the hacked file was ins...

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  • BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives "Buy" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc

Therefore 83% are positive. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 40836 million and lower end at 38786 million while the year ago reported sale was 32810.3 million. The BHP Billiton Limited ( ASX: BHP ) share price is now trading around $23.27, still well below it's 52-week high price of $27.95 reached in January this year.

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  • Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) Shares Move 1.25%
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) Shares Move 1.25%

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE: PRU ) has risen 33.66% since June 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.96% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $46.87 billion company.

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  • Pentagon announces ICBM interceptor system a success
Pentagon announces ICBM interceptor system a success

An interceptor was then blasted off from an underground missile silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base north of Los Angeles. The missile defense trial came a day after North Korea test-fired yet another ballistic missile, the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over Pyongyang's quest to develop weapons capable of hitti...

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  • Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows
Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows

Its foreign minister has struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital of Doha as Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country. With supply chains disrupted and anxiety mounting about deepening economic turbulence, banks and firms in Gulf Arab states were tryin...

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  • JEE Advanced 2017 declared at jeeadv
JEE Advanced 2017 declared at jeeadv

As per the qualifying structure, those Candidates who have passed in the first phase of the two phase exams were eligible to appear for IIT-JEE (Advanced). For Criterion 2: Age Limit of students for JEE Advanced must have been born on October 1,1992. They should enter date of birth and other details and click on submit.

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  • European stocks rise after United Kingdom vote as pound boosts FTSE 100
European stocks rise after United Kingdom vote as pound boosts FTSE 100

The impact on the markets are notable. A hung parliament result in the United Kingdom election could see sterling slide to a new low of 92 pence against the euro , according to analysts, further damaging the position of Irish exporters and accelerating the decline in United Kingdom tourist numbers.

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  • European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote
European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

We know then they must end. The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk , has made it clear that there is no appetite to discuss a future relationship between Britain and the EU until hard questions around the so-called divorce settlement have been addressed.

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  • Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations
Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Guenther Oettinger, the German member of the European Commission, said it was unclear negotiations could be launched on Monday, June 19, as planned. A hung parliament of the kind produced by the 2010 election must surely throw the Prime Minister's preferred Brexit timetable into doubt.

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  • Theresa May 'sorry' for Tory MPs who lost their seats
Theresa May 'sorry' for Tory MPs who lost their seats

The Conservative leader has been warned that her days are numbered after calling Thursday's vote three years early, only to lose her majority in parliament. As indicated by a TOI report, DUP is more relaxed on immigration as it wants to avoid a hard border with Ireland. The exit polls projected no seats for UKIP, the nationalist party that led th...

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  • Top intel officials hide scandal info from congressional oversight
Top intel officials hide scandal info from congressional oversight

Richard Burr of North Carolina, Comey says Trump asked him several times to state that the president was not personally under investigation - which was true. Graham Allison, a longtime Russian Federation scholar at Harvard, said, "Russia's cyberintrusion into the recent presidential election signals the beginning of what is nearly sure to be an int...

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  • European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel
European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats, the Labour Party had 261 seats, followed by the pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. Her weakened position in the party rules out big changes, and May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secreta...

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  • Trump talks tough on Qatar
Trump talks tough on Qatar

As per reports, Qatar will pay the Ashcroft Law Firm $2.5 million, in order to confirm its efforts to fight global terrorism and comply with financial regulations including U.S. "The recent joint statement issued by Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt , and the UAE regarding a "terror finance watchlist" once again reinforces baseless allegations that...

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  • Sens. Portman, Capito: Slow Medicaid Expansion Phase-Out
Sens. Portman, Capito: Slow Medicaid Expansion Phase-Out

When Sen. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, who is protective of Ohio's Medicaid expansion, was asked Thursday if they are any closer to an agreement on Medicaid, he simply responded, "Not necessarily". Delaying the termination would not change the effects, Aviva Aron-Dine said. Steven Powe, a Medicaid recipient from Washington, D.C., fears losing Medicaid ...

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  • Sterling stunned by UK election shock, stocks await more results
Sterling stunned by UK election shock, stocks await more results

Vote counts indicated an unexpectedly strong showing from the main opposition Labour Party . London's main FTSE 100 stock index, which is mainly composed of companies that largely earn in foreign currencies and therefore benefit when they rise against the pound, climbed as much as 1.3 per cent, before easing back to trade up 0.8 per cent on ...

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  • British voters wake up and ask - Who are the DUP?
British voters wake up and ask - Who are the DUP?

There has been no decision as yet on whether there will be a formal coalition between the Conservatives and the DUP or if they will operate on a "confidence and supply" arrangement - whereby the unionists would support a minority government on vital matters in return for some of their policies being enacted.

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  • Trump derides America's air traffic control systems as 'antiquated', announces modernisation measures
Trump derides America's air traffic control systems as 'antiquated', announces modernisation measures

McQueen says the idea of privatizing air-traffic control has been raised periodically since at least the Clinton administration, and it has both advocates and opponents in the industry. Some in the Republican Party question the legality a private entity charging "taxes" on airline passengers. USA airlines have lobbied since the 1980s to privatize...

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"He's just new to this": Paul Ryan defends Trump's behavior around Comey

Anyone involved in the firing of Comey - which Trump admitted in an NBC News interview was motivated, at least in part, by the Russian Federation investigation. CORRECTION AND UPDATE: This article was published before Comey released his prepared opening statement. He vouched for the importance of the FBI's independence, and excused Trump's bl...

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  • Mattis praises and criticizes Beijing on North Korea and South China Sea
Mattis praises and criticizes Beijing on North Korea and South China Sea

Fomin spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an worldwide security conference in Singapore attended by defense ministers and experts from 39 countries, including US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Mattis said that he agreed with Chinese President Xi Jinping's comments in April that North Korea's nuclear issues can be resolved only if all sides live up to ...

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  • Putin: No Proof of Assad Government's Use of Chemical Weapons
Putin: No Proof of Assad Government's Use of Chemical Weapons

And both leaders agreed they don't want Syria - where Russian Federation is propping up the government of President Bashar Assad - to collapse into a failed state. Russian Federation is a strong supporter of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad whereas, as Putin adviser Yuri Ushakov said before the visit, France "is among the countries with a very se...

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  • 8th London Bridge victim found in Thames, another arrested, United Kingdom cops say
8th London Bridge victim found in Thames, another arrested, United Kingdom cops say

Petrol bombs were also found littered alongside the van used to run down victims on London Bridge , suggesting the plot was meant to be more destructive. The married father-of-two was also reportedly alerted to police when he was found giving chocolate to children in his neighborhood and preaching extremist views to them.

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  • Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4
Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. At one point early in the second quarter, the Cavaliers were shooting 58.3 percent from the field and from three-point range, but only 61 percent of their free throws.

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  • Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan
Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan

After calling a snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in the talks, Prime Minister Theresa May now faces heading to Brussels with a weaker mandate and with her own position under threat. "We want to have a fair deal with Britain and we want to have a fair final Brexit negotiations". Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit co-ord...

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  • Police release image of knife used in London Bridge attack
Police release image of knife used in London Bridge attack

The potential for large vehicles to inflict mass casualties was laid bare in horrifying fashion previous year when a lorry drove through crowds gathered to celebrate Bastille Day in Nice, killing 86 people and injuring scores more. There were also office chairs, a suitcase and two bags of gravel which Haydon said might have been to add weight or to...

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  • Wales boss Chris Coleman ready for host shenanigans in Belgrade return
Wales boss Chris Coleman ready for host shenanigans in Belgrade return

Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales are unbeaten in Group D, but four successive draws have left them playing catch-up behind leaders Serbia and the Republic of Ireland . That has allowed Serbia and the Republic of Ireland to open up a four-point gap on Wales at the halfway point of qualifying. Vokes will reach his half-century of caps nine years...

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  • 'Wonder Woman' scores record-breaking opening weekend
'Wonder Woman' scores record-breaking opening weekend

Wonder Woman has enjoyed a superpowered start at the box office, smashing the record for the largest United States opening weekend ever from a female director. 52 percent of first weekend audiences were women , whereas previous DC and Marvel properties have counted on audiences with a male majority of 60 percent or more.

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  • Oil falls as rising Libyan, US output undermines cuts
Oil falls as rising Libyan, US output undermines cuts

According to the EIA, crude inventories in the US market in the week to May 26 dropped by 6.4 million barrels per day to 509.9 million barrels, way more than the market forecast of a 4.4 million-barrel decline. OPEC output climbed in May, led by gains from Libya and Nigeria, countries that are exempt from supply cuts. Libya's oil production...

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  • Oil falls on potential undermining of OPEC-led deal
Oil falls on potential undermining of OPEC-led deal

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 38 US cents at US$48.71 a barrel. Brent crude oil eased by 3 cents to $50.73 a barrel by 1327 GMT, while US light crude gained 14 cents to $48.46. Traders said the price declines were a result of higher output in conflict-torn Libya , which was adding to a relentless rise in USA production. ...

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  • US Congress may issue subpoenas as Trump dodges questions about Comey 'tapes'
US Congress may issue subpoenas as Trump dodges questions about Comey 'tapes'

On the other hand, Malcolm said Trump critics could take solace in Comey's assertion that Comey felt pressured by the president to drop an investigation into now-fired national security advisor Michael Flynn's contacts with the Russians.

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  • Oil slips on worries Middle East rift could undermine OPEC cuts
Oil slips on worries Middle East rift could undermine OPEC cuts

The organization members and other producers, including Russian Federation, had pledged to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day in order to shore up oil prices. Brent crude was trading at US$49.27 per barrel at 0424 GMT, down 20 cents, or 0.4 per cent from its last close . A Wall Street Journal survey estimates that USA crude oil inve...

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  • Jefferies Has Decided To Downgrade Ao World (LON:AO) Shares
Jefferies Has Decided To Downgrade Ao World (LON:AO) Shares

About shares traded. eGain Corp (EGAN) has declined 47.54% since June 9, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 41.56% the S&P500. In a report released on 9 June, Gocompare.com Group Plc (LON:GOCO) stock had its "Buy" Rating reaffirmed by stock research analysts at Peel Hunt.

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  • Today's Brokerage Rating: Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP)
Today's Brokerage Rating: Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in HPT. The firm owned 8,100 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after selling 39,500 shares during the period. Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. Hgk Asset M...

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  • Countdown begins for launch of GSLV Mark III D-1
Countdown begins for launch of GSLV Mark III D-1

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) will be launched into space at 5.28 p.m. along with GSAT-19. India Monday scripted history as it successfully launched its heaviest home-made rocket GSLV MkIII-D1 billed as the "Naughty boy" of Space Agency ISRO carrying communication satellite GSAT-19.

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  • Trump's Closest Allies Warn President It's Time to Stop Tweeting
Trump's Closest Allies Warn President It's Time to Stop Tweeting

Trump scheduled a joint news conference with visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. Trump proceeded to say to him, Comey alleged, that he hoped Comey would "let it go", regarding an investigation of former national security adviser Flynn and his ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Watch Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs
Watch Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

The conversations with Coats and Rogers took place in the wake of Comey testifying on March 20 that the FBI was investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. Mr Coats echoed Mr Rogers' statements as senators pressed the pair on their interactions with the president. The probe has hung over Trump's pres...

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