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Union gives gaurded welcome to 30c increase in Minimum Wage

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This would be a modest increase but it's ahead of the rate of inflation and average increases in earnings. "The Low Pay Commission is non-political". The changes will come into place in January. "It would work out as a €12 increase in a full 40 hour week". In its report, the Low Pay Commission set out the range of data it considered in recommending the increase, including risks to the economy and global comparative research. Read More »

Former Boxing Champ Jermain Taylor Arrested Following Domestic Dispute

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The woman told police that she and Taylor had been arguing when he attacked her. She reported that Taylor chased her down the street threatening to kill her. A judge sentenced Taylor to a six-year suspended sentence and probation with 120 hours of community service. Taylor became a mainstream boxing star in 2005 when he won back-to-back bouts against then-middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins , ending Hopkins' 12-year reign at the top of the division. Read More »

Tour de France 2017 Stage 17: An aggressive Froome can win this

This attack was foiled by Dan Martin (QuickStep Floors) who knew Sky would work if he went off the front himself to help team mate Kittel. At the finish, the damage was clear. "I don't think my vocabulary is extensive enough to describe it really". Martin's losses saw Bury's Simon Yates move up to sixth in the best young riders' white jersey, one second ahead of Martin. Read More »

Global Brass and Copper Holdings Inc

Finally, Capital Fund Management S.A. bought a new stake in Global Brass and Copper Holdings during the first quarter worth about $347,000. About shares traded. Concert Wealth Management Inc increased Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) stake by 7,256 shares to 7,956 valued at $963,000 in 2016Q4. Since March 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $794,590 activity. Read More »

Hundreds of structures threatened by central California fire

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At least eight structures have been destroyed, and one damaged, with 1,500 still under threat, Cal Fire reported. A total of 5,000 residents were forced to evacuate several small communities southwest of Yosemite National Park since the fire began on Sunday, the California Interagency Incident Management Team said in a tweet. Read More »

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had undisclosed second meeting at G20

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Anton further informed that Trump and Putin did not go to a separate room for their conversation, but remained in the main room, where the dinner was being hosted. The issues discussed have not been disclosed, but the meeting is likely to stoke concerns over Trump's affinity for Putin. The two presidents spoke for around an hour, accompanied only by Putin's translator. Read More »

South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North at Their Border

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As for the Red Cross talks, Seoul intends to propose the resumption of a program for reuniting families separated across the border. According to CNN , the goal of the proposed talks at Panmunjom would be to put an end to activities that are perceived to be hostile in nature and add to the tension. Read More »

Trump and Putin met a second time at G20

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White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke privately at a dinner for world leaders and their spouses at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany . A Russian translator was used, the official added, because the U.S. translator at the dinner did not speak Russian. "Airwars researchers estimate that at least 2,300 civilians likely died from Coalition strikes overseen by the Obama White House - roughly 80 each ... Read More »

Senate Will Vote on 'Obamacare' Repeal After GOP Reform Plan Dies

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Rand Paul, was a constant thorn and the most vociferous opponent of McConnell's effort. DAVIS: Two of those senators who did vote for it came out today and said they would not a second time around. As is often the case in a blame game, each key player in the argument was seeking to protect their own political interests, in the expectation that a backlash from Republican voters is likely after Tuesday's drama. Read More »

Donald Trump more popular than Hillary Clinton

It's the second-lowest score for Mrs. Clinton since Bloomberg started tracking her eight years ago. In interviews with Bloomberg for the poll , respondents indicated they were not blaming Clinton for having run the campaign that helped deliver Trump's victory. Read More »

USA military spends $130ka month to rent space in Trump Tower

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The lease rate being paid by the military is far above the typical rate for such a space, making it one of the most costly real estate rentals in Manhattan, the Wall Street Journal reported . The White House Military Office carries and safeguards the 'nuclear football, ' the device that contains the top secret launch codes the president needs to order a nuclear attack, as well as providing him secure communications wherever he is. Read More »

Here's The Vibrant & Colourful Trailer Of Bareilly Ki Barfi

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Kriti looks stunning as a small-town girl and it would be interesting to see if she could pull off the role. She lives in Bareilly, she does break dance, watches English movies and doesn't hold on to her virginity. The film is set to release on Aug 18. Much like her first film ( Nil Battey Sannata ) she manages to recreate the subtle nuances, peculiar to small towns in UP, very effectively on screen. Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan, We Know What You Didn't Do This Summer

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Shah Rukh who is very famous for his iconic climax train sequence in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (DDLJ ) feels that he would rather stop the train if it ever happened in real life. I said, "Salman, there's one role", he said, "Yeah, let me know.' Then, everything just worked out perfectly". "They didn't have the time, things didn't work out and VFX wasn't ready", Shahrukh told. Read More »

EU raises prospect of new sanctions against NKorea

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China , North Korea's biggest ally and trade partner, called President Moon Jae-in's latest overture a "positive" message that aims at "properly solving the Korean Peninsula issue". He said the negotiations should be aimed at ending lowlevel hostilities across the demilitarised zone, which include South Korea's loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts, resumed after North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016. Read More »

BidaskClub Upgrades Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA) to Strong-Buy

Healthcare Trust of America , Inc. was upgraded to "strong buy" by analysts at Raymond James. Despite the fact Healthcare Trust of America , Inc. $34.50's average target is 15.12% above currents $29.97 stock price. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 13,741 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $408,657.34. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link . Read More »

North Koreans publicly executed for watching South Korean media

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In the video, the woman introduces herself as Jeon Hye-Sung, and said she voluntarily returned across the border to live with her parents. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of office rules. "She claims of a voluntary return, but many experts deem it a kidnapping", Cheong said, urging the Moon Jae-in administration to take a more active approach to the incident. Read More »

Viper Energy Partners LP

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Digging a bit further, company shares have been noted -35.16% off the 52 week high and 82.19% away from the 52 week low. The oil and gas producer reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.03. Read More »

Flash flooding hits United Kingdom coastal village in Cornwall

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A yellow weather warning is in place all day across England and Wales, with the Met Office predicting a month's worth of rain could fall in just a few hours in some areas. Met Office forecaster Steven Keates said: "This morning it's probably going to be parts of the Midlands and eastern England that see potential for some heavy rain, some thunderstorms, and then a bit of a lull". Read More »

Trump Had Second Previously Undisclosed Meeting With Putin

They held talks after a formal sit down but the White House has not revealed details of what they discussed. Last week, the news was dominated by reports of a meeting in June 2016 between Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, and a series of Russians including a Kremlin-linked lawyer; a former Soviet spy; a translator previously investigated for money laundering; and a second Russian translator. Read More »

Hart completes West Ham loan move

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I think you'll struggle to find anyone, apart from the direct opposing fans around London , who doesn't love the club. "It'll be fun to play against them because I'll be banned when it comes to the actual season, while I'm sure Manchester United will welcome me with open arms if I get the nod and start the season away at Old Trafford". Read More »

Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

The Hallmark Capital Management Inc holds 108,963 shares with $13.99M value, up from 104,968 last quarter. Internap Network Svcs Corp now has $335.10 million valuation. Victory Cap has invested 0% in Primoris Services Corp (NASDAQ:PRIM). Ny State Common Retirement Fund, New York-based fund reported 43,700 shares. Bokf Na stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Primoris Services Corp (NASDAQ:PRIM). Read More »

Trump, Putin had second undisclosed 'meeting' at G20 summit

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Trump responded to the reports in tweets Tuesday night, he wrote; "Fake News story of secret dinner with Putin is "sick". All G 20 leaders, and spouses, were invited by the Chancellor of Germany. Chris Coons, speaking on CNN's "The Situation Room" with Wolf Blitzer, said he had heard of the meeting from a source on Tuesday morning. " Donald Trump got up from the table and sat down with Putin for about an hour". Read More »

UAE not responsible for hacking Qatari websites, says UAE minister

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He went on to accuse Qatar of " funding, supporting, and enabling extremists from the Taliban to Hamas and Gaddafi ". Earlier Monday, the Washington Post reported that U.S. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was previously known to be working with Qatar to probe the hacking. The GCC is a six-member bloc that includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Read More »

Saif Ali Khan speaks up on the Nepotism Rocks chant!

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No matter what my thoughts or personal issues on this, I should not have repeatedly brought up this issue. "For that, I'm deeply regretful". Karan and Saif Ali Khan , who were hosting the gala, revisited the much-talked about nepotism issue that started in Bollywood when actor Kangana Ranaut branded Karan as a "flagbearer of nepotism" on his chat show Koffee With Karan . Read More »