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Africa Cup of Nations Expanded to 24 Teams, Dates Changed

Africa Cup of Nations Expanded to 24 Teams, Dates Changed

Sidiki said he backed the expansion to 24 teams, a decision which Caf executive committee member Amaju Pinnick says will triple the African body's income. The first tournament was held in 2009. "T...

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General Electric weighs on Wall Street

General Electric weighs on Wall Street

Mr. Flannery reiterated that the framework for 2017 is set and he is "not anxious that we're going to be, you know, dead in the water in the meantime". On the renewable energy front , the company ann...

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Sears says Kenmore products now available on Amazon; shares spike 13%

Sears says Kenmore products now available on Amazon; shares spike 13%

The full line of Kenmore appliances is expected to be available at a later date. As well as Alexa integration, there's also a Kenmore Smart app for smartphones which can be used remotely to adjust tem...

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Trailer of Haseena Parkar is sure to give you goosebumps

Trailer of Haseena Parkar is sure to give you goosebumps

The movie, which happens to be a biopic of Dawood's sister, has been touted as one of Shraddha's big project and the actress has admitted that it has been a challenging experience for her. Mumbai: Sh...

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Draghi Says He Wants Inflation Higher Before Removing Stimulus

Draghi Says He Wants Inflation Higher Before Removing Stimulus

In the meantime, the governing council of the European Central Bank is unanimous in keeping the forward guidance unchanged as well as in not setting a precise date for adjusting current monetary...

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McCormick to acquire Reckitt Benckiser's food business for $4.2 billion

McCormick to acquire Reckitt Benckiser's food business for $4.2 billion

The purchase of these brands "enables McCormick to become a one-stop shop for condiment, spice and seasoning needs, providing our customers and consumers with an even more diverse and complete flavor ...

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Wealth Management, Investment Banking Drive Morgan Stanley (MS) Earnings Beat

Wealth Management, Investment Banking Drive Morgan Stanley (MS) Earnings Beat

FTB Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Morgan Stanley by 8.1% in the first quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. Several research analys...

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Could your student loan be voided

Could your student loan be voided

Although $5 billion may be a lot of money, its only a fraction of both the private student loan market and the student loan market as a whole. The College Board estimates that the average cost of at...

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Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Downgraded by Gabelli

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Downgraded by Gabelli

The current consensus rating on Dominion Diamond Corporation (NYSE:DDC) is Hold (Score: 2.43) with a consensus target price of $15.07 per share, a potential 7.08% upside. If you are accessing this p...

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AG Barr plc (BAG) Earns Hold Rating from Whitman Howard

AG Barr plc (BAG) Earns Hold Rating from Whitman Howard

The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Wednesday, March 29. On Monday, February 13 FRIERSON DANIEL K sold $241,486 worth of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) or 10,276 shar...

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Blue Apron Feeling Black-and-Blue After Amazon Moves

Blue Apron Feeling Black-and-Blue After Amazon Moves

Amazon filed for the trademark on July 6, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. "You be the chef". "The kits will be composed "... meat, poultry, fish, seafood, fruit and/or and vegeta...

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China reports 6.9% second-quarter GDP growth on year, topping expectations

China reports 6.9% second-quarter GDP growth on year, topping expectations

Despite growing concerns about China's financial risks, Premier Li Keqiang said last month that the country could reach this year's economic growth targets. Powering the Chinese economy were numerous ...

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Dollar, bond yields dip amid benign USA inflation data

Dollar, bond yields dip amid benign USA inflation data

Core CPI, the measure that excludes volatile energy and food products, remained steady at 0.1% on a monthly basis, falling short of the forecasted 0.2%. Fed Governor Lael Brainard embraced the plan to...

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Brides-to-be left without dresses as bridal store unexpectedly shuts down

Brides-to-be left without dresses as bridal store unexpectedly shuts down

The sudden closure of Alfred Angelo bridal stores across the US has led to widespread panic and anger among brides who are waiting for dresses. IL stores carrying popular Alfred Angelo dresses say...

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Bank stocks are dropping despite beating earnings

Bank stocks are dropping despite beating earnings

Pnc Finance Inc accumulated 11.07M shares or 0.7% of the stock. About 153,891 shares traded. Wells Fargo stock is down slightly this year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 1...

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'They were not prepared': BC fire evacuees frustrated with officials, Red Cross

'They were not prepared': BC fire evacuees frustrated with officials, Red Cross

Tuesday. And B.C.'s wildfire crisis is taking hold just as Quebec's forest sector begins its annual two-week summer shutdown. Another broke out in San Diego County and quickly surged to 1.5km². He...

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American Air Cancels Code-shares With Qatar, Etihad

American Air Cancels Code-shares With Qatar, Etihad

The subsidies allow them to offer lower fares than USA carriers can on flights between the Middle East and the United States, the airlines say. The controversy comes as American Airlines cancell...

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Hyperloop One Completes Full System Test

Hyperloop One Completes Full System Test

The company said it hit almost 2G's of acceleration and a speed of 70 miles per hour during the test. According to Pishevar, the next phase of Hyperloop One testing will be to take it up to 250mph...

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RBS to Pay $5.5 Billion to Settle Toxic Mortgage Claims in US

RBS to Pay $5.5 Billion to Settle Toxic Mortgage Claims in US

Royal Bank Scotland PLC (RBS) traded down 0.225% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $6.665. It has also been a major hurdle to the bank's return to private hands, with the Government havi...

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Hackers again stole guests' credit card data from Trump Hotels

Hackers again stole guests' credit card data from Trump Hotels

A note posted on the Trump Hotels website says the breach affected the systems of a company that provides its booking services and it was notified last month. Trump Hotels also had its system b...

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Big name companies gear up for net neutrality

Big name companies gear up for net neutrality "Day of Action"

Net neutrality is now enforced by the FCC , and it requires that internet service providers treat all websites and services identically. Facebook Inc (FB.O), Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), Alphabet I...

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AP, Honda: Takata airbag inflator kills man fixing Accord at home

AP, Honda: Takata airbag inflator kills man fixing Accord at home

Honda says "Twelve mailed recall notices were sent over the course of almost seven years to registered owners of this vehicle prior to the June 2016 incident". According to The Detroit News , a man...

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Shark tears into swimmer's legs at Florida beach

Shark tears into swimmer's legs at Florida beach

Lt. Felipe Lay of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says the unidentified man was swimming Sunday afternoon off Haulover Beach when he was attacked. The swimmer was bitten in the lower extremities by the s...

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Venus Williams, 37, advances to Wimbledon quarterfinals

Venus Williams, 37, advances to Wimbledon quarterfinals

When she opposes Jelena Ostapenko Tuesday in the quarterfinals, Williams will have played three straight women born in 1997, the year Williams began on the WTA Tour with a second-round showing at th...

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4-Alarm Blaze Engulfs Lake Merritt Construction Site

4-Alarm Blaze Engulfs Lake Merritt Construction Site

Investigators are looking into the cause of a massive fire October 31 that gutted a three-story apartment complex under construction east of Oakland's Lake Merritt. She drove away, thinking the fire w...

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Vacation Bible school listing for July 8

Vacation Bible school listing for July 8

Finale on July 21 will feature an ice cream supper. Information on vacation Bible schools at local churches will be printed Saturdays this summer. Sunday. Fieldale United Methodist Church , 36 ...

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Victory Over IS in Mosul Imminent — Iraqi Military

Victory Over IS in Mosul Imminent — Iraqi Military

A USA -led worldwide coalition is providing air and ground support to the 8-month-old offensive to wrest back Mosul, once the de facto capital of Islamic State in Iraq. ISIS blew up the historic site...

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Pakistan PM pays tribute to Hizbul militant Wani on his death anniversary

Pakistan PM pays tribute to Hizbul militant Wani on his death anniversary

Strict security arrangements were made in Kashmir valley to ward off protests called by separatists to mark the anniversary of Burhan Wani's killing by Indian security forces on April 8 previous year....

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Travel Unemployment Down in June Jobs Report - Here's What's Next

Travel Unemployment Down in June Jobs Report - Here's What's Next

Job gains have now averaged almost 180,000 a month this year, only slightly below last year's pace. Economists forecast the economy will expand at roughly a 2 percent pace this year, about the same ...

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McGregor to begin media tour July 11 in LA

McGregor to begin media tour July 11 in LA

McGregor's strategy to win will be simple, however it will be anything but simple to beat the undefeated Mayweather. "My fist is just going to break his whole face and that's it". John Kavanagh , head...

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EasyJet plc (EZJ) Price Target Raised to GBX 1550

EasyJet plc (EZJ) Price Target Raised to GBX 1550

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.28, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 24 investors sold Celanese Corporation shares while 163 reduced holdings. Cantor Fitzgerald mainta...

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Wimbledon: Heather Watson matches best run by thrashing 18th seed Anastasija Sevastova

Wimbledon: Heather Watson matches best run by thrashing 18th seed Anastasija Sevastova

Watson, who has had a hard 12 months, dropping outside the top 100, made the semi-finals in Eastbourne and is hoping her good form continues. The 25-year-old said: "I'm not motivated every week". Ag...

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Tesla sells 22000 vehicles in Q2

Tesla sells 22000 vehicles in Q2

It was only in February that Goldman Sachs lowered its official rating of Neutral down to Sell. Goldman Sachs moves to a price target of $180 on Tesla after adjusting its valuation for the a...

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France will 'ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040'

France will 'ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040'

The announcement came after Volvo announced on Wednesday plans to built only electric and hybrid vehicles from 2019. He also said France would stop burning coal for power in around five years,...

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Embargo continues after Qatar rejects demands from Arab states

Embargo continues after Qatar rejects demands from Arab states

Qatar's exports of natural gas, which allows its people to have the highest per capita incomes in the world, have yet to be affected, Moody's says. The demands to Qatar including shutting down ...

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NYPD officer shot and killed after 'unprovoked attack'

NYPD officer shot and killed after 'unprovoked attack'

The suspect drew a revolver and the officers fatally shot him, the NYPD said. An innocent bystander was reportedly shot in the stomach, though there is no word on the bystander's condition. He add...

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Fed minutes: 'Several' see balance-sheet reduction starting in a 'couple of months'

Fed minutes: 'Several' see balance-sheet reduction starting in a 'couple of months'

Others pushed for more time to first see how the broader USA economy fares during the second half of 2017. Household spending had picked up in recent months, and business fixed investment had continue...

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SC: Duterte's martial-law edict constitutional

SC: Duterte's martial-law edict constitutional

THE Philippines' top court on Tuesday affirmed President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao, setting aside his opposition's bid to invalidate it. The police and military chief...

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Worldpay confirms approaches from Vantiv and JP Morgan

Worldpay confirms approaches from Vantiv and JP Morgan

By market close, shares in Worldpay were trading more than 28 per cent higher on the day, easily making the group the biggest gainer on the main index of the UK's biggest publicly-listed companie...

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United States lifts laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi

United States lifts laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi

The decision to lift the ban on US-bound Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi came after the airline implemented enhanced security measures, said David Lapan, spokesman for the US Department of Homeland Sec...

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Nasdaq glitch sees wild stock price fluctuations

Nasdaq glitch sees wild stock price fluctuations

The erroneous prices showed up on the websites of CNNMoney, Bloomberg and Google Finance. It also indicated that Amazon had lost as much as $398bn in market capitalisation, while Bed Bath & Beyo...

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Serco Group plc 25.4% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Serco Group plc 25.4% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2016 Q4. 851.59 million shares or 0.22% more from 849.71 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 10,253 are held by Natl Planning. Numis Securities has hiked i...

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UK June PMI Manufacturing Index Slows to 3-Month Low Of 54.3

UK June PMI Manufacturing Index Slows to 3-Month Low Of 54.3

China is a major user of natural resources, so any growth indications from there tend to boost the mining sector. "Polish manufacturers ended the strong second quarter on a strong footing, with a ro...

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Serge Ibaka agrees to three-year deal to return to Toronto

Ibaka vehemently denied those rumors on Saturday, and then reportedly agree to a three-year, less-than-max deal in Toronto. Kyle Lowry over everything still exists for the Raptors. Ibaka will be a...

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Van Niekerk, Kapp help Proteas demolish Windies

Van Niekerk, Kapp help Proteas demolish Windies

The fireworks were lit by pace bowler Shabnim Ismail (2/16), who got the wickets of Hayley Matthews and Windies captain, Stefanie Taylor for four each. Van Niekerk is delighted with her team's perfo...

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India of 2017 is different from India of 1962: said Jaitley

India of 2017 is different from India of 1962: said Jaitley

The HT report further added that the Chinese state media claimed that the line commences at Mount Gipmochi on the Bhutan frontier, and follows the above-mentioned water-parting to the point where it m...

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We Regret To Inform You That Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

We Regret To Inform You That Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

So far, it would seem that the damage has been limited to the spinners themselves and the area where they were placed during charging. Families from MI and Alabama are complaining that Bluetooth-e...

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Tom Holland wants Marvel to feature Venom

Tom Holland wants Marvel to feature Venom

In fact, we now have confirmation that Peter's first encounter with Tony happened all the way back in Iron Man 2 - released in 2010, long before Sony and Marvel struck a deal to bring Spidey i...

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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

They have been blamed for twice shutting down large swaths of its power grid and sabotaging its elections network in a bid to disrupt a May 2014 national vote. Infected computers display a message dem...

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Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

The Kiwis moved to 6-1 in the first-to-seven match. "Clearly the plan wasn't to be in this position again, let me tell you", said Spithill, who became the youngest skipper to win the America's Cup ...

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