• Europol warns of 'escalating, unprecedented global cyber-attack'
Europol warns of 'escalating, unprecedented global cyber-attack'

Germany's national railway said it was among the organisations affected by the global attack, but there had been no impact on train services. Europol Director Rob Wainwright told ITV's Peston on Sunday programme the attack was unique in that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatically."Th...

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  • Federal budget 2017: Scott Morrison makes promise of better days for government
Federal budget 2017: Scott Morrison makes promise of better days for government

Unemployment is expected to stay steady at 5.75 percent. The surprise tax on big banks and a thaw on healthcare rebates could all have come from a Labor manifesto. "This isn't just a budget of which Labor would be proud, and the [opposition] Greens can hardly grizzle either". "In requiring big banks to give consumers greater control over their ...

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  • Coach Announces It Is Buying Kate Spade In $2.4 Billion Deal
Coach Announces It Is Buying Kate Spade In $2.4 Billion Deal

In this Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, shoppers wait in line outside a Coach factory outlet store at the Cincinnati Premium Outlets, in Monroe, Ohio. The company's first major acquisition of another company was its $574 million purchase of luxury shoe brand Stuart Weitzman two years ago. Coach chief executive Victor Luis said the acquisit...

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  • English losing importance in Europe: EU chief
English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

She sought to put Mr Juncker right by pointing to the importance of English as the global language of business. France holds the decisive second round of its presidential election on Sunday. They have also questioned what Brexit will mean for various pending court cases before the EU's Court of Justice that involve the United Kingdom or its citiz...

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  • Justin Smoak, Steve Pearce help Toronto Blue Jays rout Seattle Mariners
Justin Smoak, Steve Pearce help Toronto Blue Jays rout Seattle Mariners

His suspicions were correct: Russell Martin did it on June 2, 2015, also in a double steal, in Washington. The six injured players have a combined salary of $84 million. When Travis lost the handle on his bat while swinging in the fifth, the bat sailed into the stands and struck a fan seated behind the third base dugout.

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  • Tunnel at plutonium uranium extraction plant collapses in Hanford
Tunnel at plutonium uranium extraction plant collapses in Hanford

More than 3,000 workers were initially told to take cover indoors, an Energy Department spokeswoman said, but that number has since increased as a broader area of the site was included in the emergency alert. First constructed decades ago, the walls of the older tunnel are 14 inches thick and held up by pressure-treated Douglas fir timbers ar...

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  • Interserve plc 1.6% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital
Interserve plc 1.6% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital

About 3,023 shares traded. Over the last 30 and 90 trading days the company share price has increased 19.25 points and decreased 105 points respectively. ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:ON) has risen 21.43% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.82% the S&P500. Shares of Drax Group Plc ( LON:DRX ) opened at 323.50 on Tues...

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  • China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal
China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

Early on his campaign, President Trump vowed to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a landmark 2015 deal that brought together 197 countries to reduce carbon emissions to combat global warming. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , formerly chief of oil giant ExxonMobil , supports staying in the accord, but Scott Pruitt, administrator of the c...

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  • Stenhouse Jr. ends long drought to win Geico 500
Stenhouse Jr. ends long drought to win Geico 500

Gone was longtime driver Greg Biffle so that Roush could downsize to two full-time teams and direct additional resources towards Stenhouse and Trevor Bayne, several behind-the-scenes roles were restructured, and additional personnel brought in.

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  • Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds
Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

Prior to the commitment of direct American support to the SDF, the Kurdish-led forces suspended their offensive in the 15 days following surprise Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq. Otherwise, the outcome won't only affect Turkey. Mattis has repeatedly downplayed the friction between the two nations, saying that while "it's no...

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  • Trump signs executive order on religious liberty
Trump signs executive order on religious liberty

Pastor Robert Jeffress told Martha MacCallum on "The Story" that Trump realizes the government needs to halt its "assault" on religious freedom. President Donald Trump signed an executive order promoting religious freedom to mark the National Day of Prayer on Thursday.

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  • Foreign property investors hit hard in Australian budget
Foreign property investors hit hard in Australian budget

Along with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Mr Morrison has crafted a Budget created to reframe political conversations in this country between now and the next federal election in 2019. Meanwhile Financial System Inquiry David Murray told News Corp that the tax didn't make much sense. "Our decision to increase the levy reflects the fact that all...

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  • OPEC calls for 'collective efforts' to counter U.S. oil boom
OPEC calls for 'collective efforts' to counter U.S. oil boom

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Tuesday released the latest update to its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). OPEC on Thursday sharply raised its forecast for oil supply from non-member countries in 2017 as higher prices encourage USA shale drillers to pump more, hampering the producer group's efforts to clear a glut and support...

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  • Sri Lanka gets PM Modi's assurance amidst Chinese concerns
Sri Lanka gets PM Modi's assurance amidst Chinese concerns

In fact, India's business interests in Sri Lanka are being opposed vehemently by Rajapaksa backed politicians and trade unions. India will also be participating in International Buddhist Film Festival in Sri Lanka. "We have made a decision to extend 1990 Emergency Ambulance Service, now operating in Western & Southern Provinces, to all other Prov...

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  • Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.22
Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.22

That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 10.29 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on VSTO shares. DA Davidson cut shares of Vista Outdoor from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $28.00 price targe...

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  • Trump will meet Pope Francis and visit Saudi Arabia
Trump will meet Pope Francis and visit Saudi Arabia

The President also met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday, but gave no details of how he would revive long-stalled peace talks. President Trump will use his first trip overseas as president to build support for the fight against terrorism, while showing that his America First strategy is compatible with USA global...

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  • US jobs report shores up markets but oil weakens further
US jobs report shores up markets but oil weakens further

Oil prices were hovering at near five-month lows on Friday, after comments from the Kremlin suggesting indecision over whether to extend production cuts sent crude tumbling overnight. "Investors have focused on earnings, the increasing likelihood of a Macron win in the French presidential election and a dialling down in geopolitical risk rather th...

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  • Interserve plc's (IRV)
Interserve plc's (IRV) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Booker Group PLC had 98 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They now have a GBX 240.00 target on company. The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, February 4.

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  • 'De-escalation zones' deal goes into effect in Syria
'De-escalation zones' deal goes into effect in Syria

The establishment of de-escalation zones is the latest worldwide attempt to reduce violence amid a six-year civil war that has left more than 400,000 dead, and is the first to envisage armed foreign monitors on the ground in Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the safe-zone proposal with U.S. President Donald Trump in a May 2 tele...

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  • India Skips China's Silk Road Summit, Warns Of 'Unsustainable' Debt
India Skips China's Silk Road Summit, Warns Of 'Unsustainable' Debt

Chinese flagship programme 'One Belt, One Road, ' a network of trade routes that seek to connect Asia, Africa, the West Asia and Europe, poses a major security threat to India as Beijing is trying to encircle New Delhi by undertaking construction projects in the neighbouring countries under the guise of connectivity purposes, say defence experts ...

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  • Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote
Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote

The Israeli government summoned Swedish Ambassador Carl Magnus Nesser on Wednesday to protest Sweden's vote in favor of the UNESCO resolution. "This is a vote against Israel, part of a systematic voting pattern", Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon said .

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  • Microsoft's New Windows 10 S Is Targeting The Education Market
Microsoft's New Windows 10 S Is Targeting The Education Market

The laptop uses a rather unusual 3:2 aspect ratio and according to Microsoft , the display will feature 3.4 million pixels, which should translate to an effective resolution of 2250 x 1500 pixels. Aimed at the education sector, Windows 10 S will take around 15 seconds to be ready for a student to log in and use for the first time, a faster proce...

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  • Happy Mother's Day from News19!
Happy Mother's Day from News19!

According to the results, the most popular item given on Mother's Day is a card. A special " Happy Mother's Day " to all of my moms. Happy Mother's Day to all. Mom and I both will occasionally be stuck for solutions and find ourselves asking "How would Gran have handled it?" Draw a heart and a flower on the card.

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  • US Treasury chief: trade partners like Trump policies
US Treasury chief: trade partners like Trump policies

Mnuchin spoke after face-to-face meetings with major trade partners such as Germany, Japan and Canada at the Group of Seven finance ministers' meeting in Bari , Italy. The US is adamantly challenging the status quo in worldwide trade, and as a result, the most recent G7 meeting produced an indecisive communique, indicating the rising degree of unc...

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  • South Africa's Vodacom Group FY profit rises on customer growth
South Africa's Vodacom Group FY profit rises on customer growth

This represented a 5.9% discount to Safaricom's share price on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. Safaricom, which was founded 20 years ago, is owned by the government of Kenya (35%), Vodafone Kenya (39,9%), public investors (25%) and Safaricom employees (0,07%).

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  • North Korea successfully test fires new long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12
North Korea successfully test fires new long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12

The North says it needs atomic weapons to defend itself against the threat of invasion and is widely believed to be making progress in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something President Donald Trump has vowed "won't happen".

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  • China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties
China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

The CPEC, which connects China's Kashgar in Xinjiang with Gwadar port in Pakistan's Balochistan, is a key artery of the One Belt One Road project (OBOR), and is progressing at a fast pace. The list of attendees also includes Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as the prime ministers of Spain, Italy, Greece and Hungary. The two-day ...

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  • Phils manager Mackanin meets with Herrera, benches him for Game 1
Phils manager Mackanin meets with Herrera, benches him for Game 1

He crushed his 12th homer of the season off a changeup from starter Jeremy Hellickson into the right-field seats at an exit velocity of 109 miles per hour. Tommy Joseph ended the shutout bid with a solo homer in the seventh off Gonzalez, who gave up just the one run and four hits in 6 2/3 innings. HOMER HAPPY Harper has homered five times in nine g...

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  • New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders
New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

Washington says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system will play a vital role in curbing the missile threat from Pyongyang , but Beijing says that the system's radar affects its security. He has said he would be prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". Chinese leaders don't often make congratulatory telephone ...

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  • Oil producers have consensus to extend cuts, 2 OPEC members say
Oil producers have consensus to extend cuts, 2 OPEC members say

Some analysts questioned the staying power of the sharp price rebound, given increased crude production in the United States, along with OPEC members Libya and Nigeria. Gasoline and distillate stocks also fell, supporting a market that has sold off in recent weeks due to persistently high USA inventories. Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exp...

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  • Coach To Acquire Kate Spade In US$2.4b Deal
Coach To Acquire Kate Spade In US$2.4b Deal

The deal is not subject to any financing conditions and Coach has secured committed bridge financing from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Since last fall, he's been saying Coach is on the lookout for "great brands", and media reports had mentioned British fashion house Burberry Group Plc and high-end shoemaker Jimmy Choo Plc, in addition to Kate...

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  • U.S., China ink trade deal
U.S., China ink trade deal

We have all the ingredients for a good trade deal with a market that is absolutely seeking the kind of high-quality beef the USA has to offer. While the Trump administration regularly complains about America's nearly $350 billion trade deficit with China , the president and other administration officials have taken a less aggressive and conf...

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  • Sinclair acquires Tribune Media for $3.9B, gaining stations in 33 markets
Sinclair acquires Tribune Media for $3.9B, gaining stations in 33 markets

There's a big change coming in Los Angeles television as KTLA , the city's first commercial station, will be under new ownership as part of a multi-billion dollar deal to sell 42 TV stations across the United States. Stations owned by Tribune Media include KSTU in Salt Lake City. Reuters reported on Sunday that the deal was pending. The $4...

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  • Comey associates predict public testimony, describe discomfort with Trump dinner
Comey associates predict public testimony, describe discomfort with Trump dinner

Senators said Thursday that they did not discuss that point with him. Democrats have accused Trump of firing Comey in an effort to tamp down on the bureau's probe into Russian Federation, which Comey announced in March included looking at any coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • OPEC asks United States to cut oil output and prosper global economy
OPEC asks United States to cut oil output and prosper global economy

Overnight, crude futures settled higher on Wednesday, as investors cheered the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), showing USA crude inventories fell more than expected. Rising pump prices have followed on higher prices for crude oil. "As long as you've got those builds in gasoline, it is going to be hard for crude o...

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