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Murray wins first set in French Open semifinals

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You can be worrying about technique, which is never good when you're playing matches ", Murray said. The fourth set however is the one Murray will rue. From unpromising beginnings, Murray has played his way into form and is through to a 21st grand slam semi-final. But for him to make that four wins in four, Wawrinka will have to become just the third man to beat the nine-time champion on clay after Robin Soderling in 2009 and Novak Djokovic in 2015. Read More »

Aadhaar mandatory for PAN, IT returns: SC

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A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan had on May 4 reserved the verdict on the pleas, challenging section 139AA of the Income Tax (I-T) Act, which was introduced in the latest budget and the Finance Act, 2017. The government has been maintaining that the move would help end fake and fraudulent financial accounts. If your Aadhaar name is completely different from your name in PAN, then the linking will fail and the taxpayer will be prompted to change the name in either Aadhaar ... Read More »

A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

After May went through the largely symbolic process of seeking the queen's approval for the new government, DUP leader Arlene Foster said the two parties were in discussions, but offered no details. In March, Scottish lawmakers voted 69-59 in favor of an independence referendum, giving Sturgeon the green light to ask the UK Parliament for a referendum. Read More »

ECB president sees inflation still subdued

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At a press conference after the ECB's decision, Draghi told reporters: "On the current expectation, I don't expect lower interest rates, but you ask me: "In case things were to worsen are you ready to lower interest rates?' The answer is 'yes". Read More »

House passes bill to undo Dodd-Frank financial rules

Republicans argue that rules created to prevent another meltdown were making it harder for community banks to operate and hampering the economy. House financial services committee chairman Jeb Hensarling officially introduced the act in April, but a series of Democratic amendments and other delays were raised before the final vote was taken. Read More »

Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

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Indeed, Schumer said that he'd spoken with Trump , offering his own support for a large infrastructure package but warning that conservative Republicans were unlikely to go along. Trump's constant criticism of America's trade policies was a top reason he won the presidency, appealing to working class voters in the rust-belt states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and MI. Read More »

Workspace Group plc 14.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital

The company was maintained on Friday, March 10 by Peel Hunt. 28/02/2017 - Intu Properties had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The insider STANSBURY HENRY TAYLOE sold $218,682. About 4.10 million shares traded. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal. Read More »

Encana Corp (ECA) Shares Sold by Bluestein RH & Co

Encana Corp (NYSE: ECA ) traded down 3.48% on Wednesday, hitting $9.70. Finally, Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its position in shares of Encana Corp by 0.4% in the first quarter. GMP Securities maintained Encana Corp (USA) (NYSE:ECA) on Monday, April 3 with "Hold" rating. Scotiabank lifted their price target on Encana Corp from $11.00 to $12.00 and gave the stock an "underperform" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj asks for report on Telangana youth shot in California

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He family said that some men went to the store posing as customers and got into an argument with Mubeen before firing at him. Mubeen had gone to California in February, 2015. He was originally from Sangareddy district. Hyderabad-A youth from Telangana was critically injured when unidentified assailants fired at him in the United States, his family said here on Thursday. Read More »

Police dog fails academy for being too friendly, gets new 'regal' job

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Yes, sacked. Life as a Police K9 was not to be for little Gavel . the trainers ruling he was too sociable for the frontline. He'd lived at the Queensland governor's official residence throughout his training. And so today we are releasing and re-releasing, some of our favorite Gavel moments, some more candid than others. Gavel now spends his time attending functions and welcoming guests to Queensland's Government House, sporting his very own official ceremonial coat bearing the ... Read More »

Trump reverses course in Qatar call

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Wednesday Gulf states could resolve a row with Qatar amongst themselves without outside help. Trump's tweet appeared at odds with comments from US officials who had said on Monday that the United States would quietly try to calm the waters between Saudi Arabia and Qatar because Qatar is too important to USA military and diplomatic interests to be isolated. Read More »

Republicans take first step to ease constraints on banks

Those who closely follow the debate believe there's no chance Hensarling's bill would pass the Senate as is. It ensures that financial institutions are regulated based upon complexity of operations, and that smaller banks and credit unions aren't subject to overly burdensome regulations that create a competitive disadvantage. Read More »

How Verizon hopes to grab digital ad dollars with Yahoo

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Verizon plans to launch a new media division called Oath that will oversee its AOL and Yahoo acquisitions . The layoffs mark the latest series of cuts for both Yahoo and AOL, which have both been shedding employees in anticipation of the deal . Read More »

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA), Juno Therapeutics

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Dynamic Capital invested 0.3% in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX). Also, the number of hedge funds holding News Corp in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 5 to 3 for a decrease of 2. The stock of Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII) has "Strong Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Raymond James. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. Read More »

Shell resumes crude exports at Nigeria Forcados terminal

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Shell declared the force majeure on Forcados shipments in February, 2016, after militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), bombed the main crude supply line to the terminal, causing massive spills in the area. Meanwhile, the price of Brent crude, the global crude benchmark which traded below $50 a barrel for the past couple of weeks were at $48.40 per barrel, down 3.4 percent, or $1.72 a barrel after climbing $50.12 on Tuesday. Read More »

Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

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On Wednesday at a windy Court Suzanne Lenglen, Djokovic was out of sorts in so many ways, even before that 20-minute third set in which he won only 8 of 34 points. The sixth seed's single-handed backhand ranks as one of the best shots in men's tennis but so far it has been feeble against Djokovic who he has scraped one set against in five matches and who thrashed him 6-1 6-0 in the Rome semi-finals. Read More »

European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

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Loans to private sector grew at 2.4% in April. "For bribery there must be a quid pro quo - a specific intent to give or receive something of value in exchange for an official act..." "Though yields fell further after the European Central Bank meeting, this was the main driver for peripheral yields today". Read More »

Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

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And with Apple's HomeKit , Apple's proprietary wireless protocol for controlling third-party smart home gadgets in iOS , HomePod serves as a hub that can control connected lights and thermostats. The company "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon , Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight. Read More »

North America's oldest company will be cutting 2000 jobs

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The retail giant says the layoffs are meant to save $350 million annually once the plan is fully implemented by end of fiscal 2018. Winder expects numerous cuts will impact back office jobs as opposed to positions on sales floors and in distribution warehouses. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

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Director S. Robson Walton let go of 1,455,636 shares at a price of $78.37 on Wednesday the 31st. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since June 8, 2016 and is uptrending. Joel Isaacson & Ltd owns 4,118 shares. Support is likely to come between $23.72 a share to $22.5 a share level. BREWER ROSALIND G sold $2.21 million worth of stock or 32,350 shares. Read More »

Apple Unveils 'HomePod' Speaker, First New Product in Years

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Apple used its Worldwide Developers Conference this week to announce that the Amazon Video app will now play on the latest generation of its Apple TV OTT devices. "Just like we did with portable music, we want to reinvent home music", Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the Worldwide Developers Conference, where HomePod was unveiled, becoming Apple's first new device since the release of the Apple Watch in 2015. Read More »

Police shooting in traffic stop "clearly" murder

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Tensing "wasn't a racist", said Mathews, adding he will present video of other Tensing traffic stops of black drivers, showing the officer to be professional and polite. Opening statements are now scheduled for Thursday morning. Mathews agreed that Tensing made a mistake by reaching into the auto. Tensing, who is white, shot DuBose, an unarmed black man, during a traffic stop on July 19, 2015. Read More »