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Will US Crude Oil Inventories Fall for the Ninth Week?

With oil production of about 620,000 barrels per day (bpd), Qatar is one of the smallest crude producers in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, but some investors fear tension within the cartel could weaken its agreement to hold back production in order to prop up prices. Read More »

GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

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Flannery will take over as CEO, effective August 1 and chairman following Immelt's departure. Flannery joined GE in 1987 and has led the health-care unit since 2014. GE shares rose 4.2 percent to $29.11 before regular trading in NY. Jeff Immelt, who took over from Jack Welch in 2001, has been credited with steering the company through the financial crisis, which almost toppled the maker of jet engines, wind turbines and locomotives. Read More »

Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

Andrews cautioned against governments responding to the drama by banning mentally ill passengers from flying. Saiqa Chaudhery, whose husband Arif was on the flight, told ChannelNewsAsia that other passengers then " tackled (the passenger) and tied him " up. Read More »

Theresa May's two key aides quit following election

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Power is centralised in the office of prime minister and parliament in the UK. British prime minister Theresa May on Sunday suffered a further setback in her efforts to stay in power after Dublin warned that her plans to form an alliance with a Northern Irish party could upset the region's fragile peace. Read More »

Russian Federation calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia has also closed its land borders with Qatar, geographically isolating the tiny Gulf state. Kuwait, which has not joined its neighbours against Qatar, has been leading mediation efforts and on Sunday Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled Al-Sabah said that would continue. Read More »

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

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Referring to a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling on the Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade of Qatar, Erdogan said: "I say let's lift it entirely". Saudi Arabia has closed its land border crossings to Qatar , which imports almost all of its food. Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania, and Senegal have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing the kingdom of being a haven for terror financiers, while Jordan and ... Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal on course for French Open semi-final collision

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Nadal, who turned 31 on Saturday, equals the mark for Roland Garros last-eight appearances held by Roger Federer . Dane Wozniacki, 26, reached the quarter-finals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2010 with a 6-1 4-6 6-2 win over Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, the eighth seed and 2009 champion. Read More »

European Central Bank sticks with economic stimulus

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The Governing Council, meeting yesterday, dropped its guidance that rates might fall further, saying only that it now expects borrowing costs to stay at present levels for an extended period. The ECB did as expected and kept its base interest rate at 0 per cent and Mr Draghi ruled out moving the base rate to negative territory. Members of the ECB's governing council expressed concern at the last meeting that "even small and incremental changes in communication could have strong ... Read More »

France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

Few MPs are expected to be elected in the first round of voting. The movement created by the President of France Emmanuel Macron . Socialist leader Jean-Christophe Cambadélis lost his seat in the first round. The second round on Sunday 18 June could tame but also amplify that result. At the time, many of them, and those who abstained, promised to vote against the new president in the parliamentary elections. Read More »

ITV: Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text

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The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United Kingdom. She said the Conservatives' planned deal with the DUP was "dodgy" and "unsustainable" - and Theresa May's position was "not remotely tenable" because she lacked the skills to hold together a minority government, which has to be more open and collegiate. Read More »

E3 2017: Geoff Keighley confirms Xbox's Project Scorpio will cost $499

Despite being lauded as Microsoft's big offering over rival Playstation, new figures show that hardly anyone on the Xbox One console is bothering to use it. During the announcement it was confirmed that Xbox One X would include a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with HDR video and Dolby Atmos audio support. Watch the E3 2017 trailer below. Read More »

Microsoft announces release date for new Xbox One X

They also announced all Xbox One titles will have improved visuals on the Xbox One X , along with faster load times. The system will be launching worldwide on November 7 as well. "Not only do we have the biggest cross-platform blockbusters on our platform, we've also scoured the world to bring our fans unique content from creative artists that capture the imagination". Read More »

UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

A buoyant Jeremy Corbyn, however, said in an interview with the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be Prime Minister". "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". "Just to be clear, we will act in the national interest". "Yes, of course we're going to reach out". May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Read More »

Ryan Burnett defeats Lee Haskins to win world title

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It was beyond weird, as the scores of 119-107, 119-107 were read out for Burnett, and 118-108 for Haskins. Sammartino, from Rhode Island in the United States, handed in a scorecard judging the wrong fighter in Belfast on Saturday night, causing a huge shock in the Lee Haskins v Ryan Burnett world title fight. Read More »

The Card Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Sells £13160000 in Stock

Jefferies Group has a "Hold" rating and a $325.00 price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a GBX 345 ($4.46) price objective on shares of Card Factory PLC in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. ADELGREN PAUL W also bought $9,945 worth of Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) on Wednesday, March 15. On Tuesday, July 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Sell". Read More »

Boston Dynamics Robot Company Sold By Alphabet To SoftBank

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The new acquisitions will add to SoftBank's growing artificial intelligence portfolio. After failing to meet attempts to fulfil U.S. military contracts, Boston Dynamics had been on sale for over a year as Alphabet reportedly struggled to find a way to generate revenue from the company. Read More »

Lyft joining forces with Jaguar Land Rover in tech venture

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The investment by the carmaker, owned by Indian conglomerate Tata, will be led by its InMotion unit, which develops driverless cars and other new services. Lyft has previously worked with General Motors and Google's autonomous auto manufacturer Waymo on self-driving vehicles. A Lyft driver from Sacramento, responds to a ride request on her smartphone during a photo opportunity in San Francisco, California February 3, 2016. Read More »

Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

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On Thursday, they designated 59 individuals and 12 Qatari-linked entities as terrorist organizations. Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain lead a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran. Read More »

Delcath Systems (DCTH) Given Media Impact Score of 0.31

Many investors will opt to use multiple time periods when examining moving averages. Delcath Systems , Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Taglietti Marco has acquired 12,500 shares of Delcath Systems , Inc. Read More »

FTSE 100 rises but pound suffers after shock election result

The dollar index had risen to as high as 97.500 on Friday, its strongest level since May 30, and up from its June 7 trough of 96.511, which was its lowest level in almost seven months. But several domestically focused United Kingdom stocks were hit hard after the election result, limiting gains for the broad-based Stoxx Europe 600. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup

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As if to emphasize that point, winger Carl Hagelin, one of the speediest forwards in the league, scored an empty-netter with 13.6 seconds left in the game to secure the result. The Predators hit two goal posts - including Colton Sissons rifling a shot from the high slot off the right post that had Murray beat with 10:37 remaining in regulation. Read More »

'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

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May called the general election three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in just eight days to take the country out of the EU. But Osborne, who is now the editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper, downplayed the prospect. Meanwhile, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is on a "permanent leadership campaign", he said. Read More »

Oil prices slide almost 1 pct on persistent glut concerns

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Ambitious goals to keep expanding its output capacity, coupled with an economy that's still reeling from decades of bloody conflict, mean Iraq is among the most closely monitored nations for compliance to OPEC's curbs. Total volume traded was about double the 100-day average. Brent crude has fallen more than 5% this week, after investors were disappointed OPEC didn't do more to address the global supply glut. Read More »