• Could Trump's response to Charlottesville sink his economic agenda?
Could Trump's response to Charlottesville sink his economic agenda?

U.S stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest level in a month, as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its agenda rattled investors. The S&P 500 was barely higher Friday afternoon as investors assessed the latest White House shakeup, while shares of sporting goods retailers and Deere we...

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  • President Donald Trump announces executive order streamlining permitting process on infrastructure
President Donald Trump announces executive order streamlining permitting process on infrastructure

That agency would be the primary point of contact for the project and help guide the project through the stages of the environmental review process. "We disagree with today's executive order, and hope the President will reconsider his decision so that our country can reduce the loss of lives and property to disasters, and reduce the amount of tax...

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  • Wall Street tumbles on Spain terror, Trump policy worries
Wall Street tumbles on Spain terror, Trump policy worries

Mr. Cohn, who is Jewish , was reported to be "disgusted" on Tuesday by Mr. Trump's remarks about violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was not a natural fit to be Trump's top economic adviser because of his ties to Wall Street and New York Democrats, but Trump saw him as incredibly successful and a financial mark...

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  • Another Turnbull government minister has dual citizenship - but won't stand aside
Another Turnbull government minister has dual citizenship - but won't stand aside

Senator Nash said she made her own inquiries with the UK Home Office on Monday, following Barnaby Joyce's statement regarding his citizenship. Ms Nash said she has had legal advice that she had not breached rules. "Under recent and little-noticed changes to New Zealand law, Australian citizens now don't need a visa to live, study or work in t...

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  • Saudi king offers to host Qatar pilgrims at own expense
Saudi king offers to host Qatar pilgrims at own expense

Salman's order comes as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt are engaged in a diplomatic row with Qatar. The crown prince had emphasised the "historical relations between Saudi and Qatari people" after his meeting with Qatar's Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassim al-Thani, the statement said.

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  • Employment at record high, but inflation hits wages
Employment at record high, but inflation hits wages

The ONS also revealed today that United Kingdom unemployment hit its lowest level in 42 years but average earnings continued to lag behind earnings in Q2. There were 32.07 million people in work, 125,000 more than for January to March 2017 and 338,000 more than for the same three months year earlier.

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  • Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM) Shares Dip Under Moving Averages
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM) Shares Dip Under Moving Averages

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $26.6. Antero Midstream GP LP ( AMGP ) has 0.00% since August 14, 2016 and is. Having a good understanding of the entire picture may help investors better travel the winding stock market road. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Frida...

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  • Everyone enjoyed Joe Hart's cheeky explanation for his black eye
Everyone enjoyed Joe Hart's cheeky explanation for his black eye

West Ham United defender Winston Reid has admitted that himself and his teammates will "put in a much better performance" when they travel to Southampton on Saturday. I couldn't be any more grateful for the opportunity they've given me. "I'll eternally have a link with them, but as far as the business side of it goes - new managers, opinions...

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  • Bill Gates just gave £3600000000 to charity
Bill Gates just gave £3600000000 to charity

Microsoft Corporation shares were trading at $73.27 per share on Tuesday morning, down $0.32 (-0.43%). Although the details of the direct recipient of the donation have not been revealed, reports claim that a huge chunk of the shares have gone the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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  • AA PLC 57.9% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital
AA PLC 57.9% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital

The SI to Galmed Pharmaceuticals Limited Ord's float is 1.13%. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. The stock rose 0.98% or $0.47 reaching $48.24 per share. The stock of Steel Dynamics, Inc. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, July 21 by DA Davidson. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 14 b...

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  • Canada to set up border camp as number of asylum seekers swells
Canada to set up border camp as number of asylum seekers swells

The military-built camp would house hundreds of asylum seekers in heated tents fitted with flooring and electricity while they waited for their refugee applications to be processed, a statement from the military said. Officials are also planning to use a decommissioned hospital as a shelter. From January 1 to June 30, the Royal Canadian Mounted P...

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  • Insane Video Emerges After Cop Somehow Survives Bullet to Neck
Insane Video Emerges After Cop Somehow Survives Bullet to Neck

He radios into dispatch, "Dispatch, please tell my family, I love them". Smith was responding to a report of a man trying to steal items from customers at a convenience store. Officer Smith bought the camera for $30 on Amazon. The emergency room physician who treated Smith testified that one bullet had completely severed a vein in the right sid...

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  • Flipkart bags $2.5bn investment from SoftBank
Flipkart bags $2.5bn investment from SoftBank

This investment comes weeks after a possible deal between Flipkart and Snapdeal fell through. This is vital ammunition as it seeks to retain its market share lead over Amazon India , which has received capital commitments of $5bn from its U.S.

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  • French prosecutors launch investigation into auto ramming attack
French prosecutors launch investigation into auto ramming attack

Paris' prosecutor opened an anti-terrorism probe after a auto rammed into a group of military patrolling in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret on Wednesday (Aug 9) morning, his office said in a statement. Minister of the Interior Gerard Collomb said the attack was a "deliberate act". After reviewing video surveillance, police descended o...

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  • Gas Prices Level Off in Kentucky
Gas Prices Level Off in Kentucky

York - $2.48/g, up 3.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.44/g. GasBuddy noted that higher oil prices have increased the cost of fuel, while economic troubles in Venezuela, a large oil producer, have cast a shadow over the oil market.

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  • Chicago To Sue DOJ Over Sanctuary City Funding Threat
Chicago To Sue DOJ Over Sanctuary City Funding Threat

The department specifically named Chicago and New York City as communities that are "crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime". Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing back against the federal government. In July, Sessions announced that going forward DOJ will only provide JAG grants to those that certify complia...

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  • Two Martin Shkreli defendants appear in same courtroom with same judge
Two Martin Shkreli defendants appear in same courtroom with same judge

He buzzed in a newspaper reporter and argued with her about his 2014 decision to buy the rights to a drug and raise the price from $13.50 to $750 per pill. Former pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli , right, walks out of federal court with members of his legal team, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in NY.

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  • 3 shot at San Francisco's Dolores Park
3 shot at San Francisco's Dolores Park

Some of those men wore bandannas covering most of their faces, he said. He says that as he got close someone shouted that the group had guns and a second later one of the men pulled out a handgun and fired at least six rounds. "Two people got hit behind me and luckily I only had a fragment stick to my trousers, so", said Hatter , witness. Hat...

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  • Why Toyota and Mazda are teaming up to develop electric cars
Why Toyota and Mazda are teaming up to develop electric cars

US President Donald Trump has been urging Toyota and other Japanese automakers to invest and build more vehicles in the US. The companies also plan to work together on various advanced auto technology, such as electric vehicles , safety features and connected cars, as well as products that they could supply each other, they said.

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  • Holidaymakers facing hours in queues because of new European Union rules at airports
Holidaymakers facing hours in queues because of new European Union rules at airports

The problem - at what is traditionally already the busiest time of the year for flights - is being made worse by a lack of border officials on the continent, it is claimed. Thomas Reynaert , managing director of A4E, said: "Member states need to take all necessary measures now to prevent such disruptions and deploy appropriate staff and resources i...

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  • Teenager Jumps Out of Plane As it Lands
Teenager Jumps Out of Plane As it Lands

Passengers say the 17-year-old U.S. citizen, who was traveling alone , had appeared "anxious" and "fidgety" throughout the Copa Airlines flight from Panama City , per KGO and the San Jose Mercury News . The passenger has been taken into custody by law enforcement. "We are cooperating fully with the relevant authorities to support the ongoing...

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  • Auto sales sputtering for 7th straight month
Auto sales sputtering for 7th straight month

US carmakers said on Tuesday they continued to slash low-margin sales to daily rental fleets in July as the overall pace of USA auto and light truck sales fell for the fifth straight month. With vehicle inventories bloated, profit-eroding discounts might need to rise further in the second half of the year to keep the sector chugging along even at a...

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  • RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady
RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady

An appreciating exchange rate would be expected to result in a slower pick-up in economic activity and inflation than now forecast, the bank said. After all the speculation over the past fortnight the Reserve Bank Board has reiterated that it is comfortably on the interest rate sidelines.

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  • Australian PM: Terror Plot To Bring Down Plane Foiled
Australian PM: Terror Plot To Bring Down Plane Foiled

A large-scale security operation is under way in Sydney where four men have been arrested. The four individuals in custody have not been charged and Mr Colvin said police would request a magistrate extend their holding period, noting terrorism laws allow police to hold the men for up to week.

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  • Apple supplier Foxconn says it will build big Wisconsin factory
Apple supplier Foxconn says it will build big Wisconsin factory

According to media reports, Trump is expected to announce that Foxconn , one of the largest electronics manufacturers in the world, will be adding a new plant in Wisconsin , adding as many as 10,000 employees. The incentives would only be awarded if Foxconn creates the jobs and pays an average yearly wage of almost $54,000. Mark Maley, a sp...

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  • USA navy makes
USA navy makes "provocative move" in fresh encounter with Iran navy

On Tuesday, a patrol vessel of the american navy has fired warning shots against a ship by iranian Guards of the islamic revolution, which was closer than 140 metres, indicated a head of the us Defence. Iran and the U.S. frequently have run-ins in the Persian Gulf, almost all involving the Revolutionary Guard, a separate force from Iran's military...

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  • The spotlight falls on the Tesla Model 3
The spotlight falls on the Tesla Model 3

The Model 3 also has upgrades for features , paint and tires that can push the final price tag for a Model 3 toward $60,000 before taxes and other fees, according to the features listed on Tesla's website . "We're going to go through at least six months of manufacturing hell", Musk told journalists. While Tesla produced just 83,000 veh...

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  • You Can Get a Free MAC Lipstick - but Only For 1 Day
You Can Get a Free MAC Lipstick - but Only For 1 Day

MAC stores across the country are participating in National Lipstick Day by giving away a lipstick. Wherever MAC is sold, you'll be able to grab a free, full-sized lipstick. MAC Cosmetics produce some of the best lipsticks in the game. "Colours/formulas may vary by location and are only available while supplies last".

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  • United States economy expands at annual rate of 2.6 pct in Q2
United States economy expands at annual rate of 2.6 pct in Q2

One potential warning sign is in private domestic investment, a signal of future growth. The Commerce Department said the GDP growth in the second quarter reflected positive contributions from consumer spending, non-residential fixed investment, exports, and federal government spending.

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  • FDA announces plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes
FDA announces plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

The original deadline was November 8, 2018, and the four-year extension is supposed to provide more time for public comment and industry guidance as part of a "comprehensive regulatory plan" that aims to strike "an appropriate balance between regulation and encouraging development of innovative tobacco products that may be less risky than cigar...

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  • Tesla CEO Says Mark Zuckerberg's Understanding Of Artificial Intelligence Is Limited
Tesla CEO Says Mark Zuckerberg's Understanding Of Artificial Intelligence Is Limited

But that concern didn't go down well with Mark Zuckerberg who called it "pretty irresponsible". He reasoned that even a benign situation with ultra-intelligent AI would put people so far beneath the machine they would be "like a house cat ".

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  • Sensex, Nifty open on a high on Monday, Wipro, Lupin early gainers
Sensex, Nifty open on a high on Monday, Wipro, Lupin early gainers

The benchmark BSE Sensex resumed higher at 32,100.22 and moved between all time high of 32,232.63 and a low of 32,058.33 in morning trade. Sensex surged over 100 points to 32,135.91, a fresh all-time high, while the NSE benchmark Nifty added almost 25 points scale a fresh high of 9,939.30 despite weakness across other Asian shares.

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  • Here Is Why Anthony Scaramucci Is Deleting Old Tweets
Here Is Why Anthony Scaramucci Is Deleting Old Tweets

Scaramucci said he was going to usher in "an era of new good feeling" in the White House press corps. "If I said some things about him when I was working from another candidate, Mr. Scaramucci said Sunday that Trump told him even if he believed Russians interfered, he doesn't think anyone would ever find out. In a separate interview earl...

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  • Germans accuse Turkey over arrest of human rights worker
Germans accuse Turkey over arrest of human rights worker

Germany is home to three million ethnic Turks, around half of whom are eligible to vote in Turkish elections. In response Ankara accused Germany of "great political irresponsibility" for suggesting that travel there was no longer safe. The accelerating pace of mini-crises with Turkey meant that German politicians felt they had no option but to ...

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  • Amazon buys company to make Alexa's fact-finding visuals smarter
Amazon buys company to make Alexa's fact-finding visuals smarter

Apparently, the in-app version of Alexa will be nearly the same as the one found on the Amazon Echo and Dot speakers. Looks like Alexa was just added to the Amazon app for Android! While it's unusual to be using a virtual assistant in a shopping app, it's a great way for the masses to try Alexa out and buy Echo devices if they like it.

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  • S&P 500 Futures Climb to New Record as Energy, Materials Lead
S&P 500 Futures Climb to New Record as Energy, Materials Lead

Nine of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were higher, with the energy index.SPNY and health sector.SPXHC leading the advancers. Last week's strong surge in the equity markets likely means that investors are betting that interest rates will remain lower for longer-than expected.

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  • Rampage as tanker drivers protest against police killing
Rampage as tanker drivers protest against police killing

On the bank's refusal to hearken to them, the angry youths then set the bank ablaze, destroying properties and other valuables. There were, however, different accounts as to how the deceased, identified as Tunde Azeez, 27, from Osun State was killed.

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  • Cabinet gives in-principle nod to ONGC-HPCL merger
Cabinet gives in-principle nod to ONGC-HPCL merger

As per Wednesday's closing price, a 51.11 per cent stake in HPCL is worth around Rs 30,000 crore. Quoting Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan , a Reuters report said, "ONGC has forwarded a proposal to acquire HPCL". Sarraf said there was a strong case for merging MRPL, which ONGC had acquired in March 2003 from AV Birla Group, with HPCL but no modal...

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  • Russian Federation surpasses Saudi Arabia in oil output in May
Russian Federation surpasses Saudi Arabia in oil output in May

My take? The world is tantalisingly near a short-term bottom in crude oil prices. Oil slid in NY as the market searches for more evidence that Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries's (Opec) cuts are working. An upward trend in global crude prices proves that OPEC's efforts to freeze output have been positive for the market. Barc...

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  • Discovery in merger talks with Scripps Networks
Discovery in merger talks with Scripps Networks

Also, Scripps is a major Food Network stakeholder. If Discovery and Scripps should follow through with these talks, they would make a combined $19 billion cable network that specializes in non-scripted shows. Reuters reported on Viacom's involvement. About 8.12M shares traded or 544.44% up from the average. Since the beginning of the cal...

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  • Chris Evans top BBC earner as pay list reveals gender gap
Chris Evans top BBC earner as pay list reveals gender gap

The BBC published the salaries of its 10 highest-earning radio and TV personalities Wednesday, and Evans, who hosts "The Chris Evans Breakfast Show" on BBC Radio 2, topped the list by a fairly large margin. BBC Radio 2's Ken Bruce, who makes at least 250,000 pounds, was accosted on the street. "We have set the most stretching targets in ...

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  • Wall St opens flat in run-up to big earnings
Wall St opens flat in run-up to big earnings

The direction of the major stock indexes on Tuesday will be determined by the strength of the earnings reports . Schaeffer's Senior V.P. of Research Todd Salamone highlights key ETF strikes to watch this pre-Fed expiration week . Asset management firm BlackRock fell 3.1 percent after reporting that second-quarter net income came in at $5.25 per...

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  • U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran over missile tests
U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran over missile tests

The Treasury Department on Tuesday blacklisted 18 individuals and entities for supporting Iran's military and Revolutionary Guards Corps, accusing them of trying to build ballistic missiles and steal USA computer software and of harassing US naval vessels.

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  • Presidential election 2017: MP and MLA vote to elect India's president today
Presidential election 2017: MP and MLA vote to elect India's president today

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and BSP chief Mayawati were among those prominent leaders who cast their votes at Parliament house. "In that sense it is a complete vote", he said, adding that the voting was extremely peaceful. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who was addressing an ...

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  • Pakistan Army launches operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Vallley: ISPR
Pakistan Army launches operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Vallley: ISPR

Asif Ghafoor told that there is no organized infrastructure of Daish in Pakistan, and Pakistan Army will not allow to establish them either. Pakistan is in the midst of a push, dubbed Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, to snuff out terrorism within the country.

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  • Two Charged after Remains of Missing Men Found on Penn. Farm
Two Charged after Remains of Missing Men Found on Penn. Farm

Asked what he wanted to say to the families of the men as he was escorted from court on Thursday, a handcuffed DiNardo said: "I'm sorry". He will plead guilty to four counts of first-degree murder, said defense lawyer Paul Lang. The two are described as good friends. Police said that two days later, DiNardo agreed to sell Finocchiaro a quarter-...

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  • Free fries given out at Simplot celebration in Boise today
Free fries given out at Simplot celebration in Boise today

So if you're a fan of McDonald's fries, make sure you drop by one of their stores for a freebie on Thursday. Arby's - The chain is giving away free curly fries with an order of a Brown Sugar Bacon Sandwich. Snuffer's: Get a free small order of fries with this coupon. Burger King: There'a not free fry offers here, but there is a $3.49 dea...

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  • Key Indian equity indices touch record highs
Key Indian equity indices touch record highs

The key stock exchange has attributed the problem to a technical glitch, vowing to resolve the issue as soon as possible. On BSE, 1,540 stocks advanced, while 1,112 declined and 157 remained unchanged. "On preliminary analysis, the technical problem apparently is related to software. For fresh trades, we suggest waiting for some consolidation or ...

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  • Lewis joins elite company as Windies beat India in Twenty20
Lewis joins elite company as Windies beat India in Twenty20

West Indies won with nine balls to spare, making 194 for one off 18.3 overs in reply to India's 190-6 at Sabina Park in Kingston, Lewis clinching the victory in style by sweeping spinner Ravindra Jadeja over the boundary rope. IST: West Indies win toss , opt to bowl. "We welcome Chris back to the T20 squad ", he said. I gave an incenti...

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  • Samsung's quarterly profit tops estimates
Samsung's quarterly profit tops estimates

The earnings forecast surpassed a market consensus of around 13.2 trillion won compiled by FnGuide, a financial information service provider. Moreover, Samsung Electronics is also expected to account for 30.5 percent of the total operating profits of KOSPI-listed firms, up from 25.5 percent at the previous quarter .

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