• President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget request
President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget request

The budget , officially titled " A New Foundation for American Greatness ", would offer states the choice to cap Medicaid funding through a per-capita spending allotment or a block grant for the entire program. "It dismantles our nation's basic living standards", she said. This, in addition to alleged savings from killing the benefits of the A...

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  • MP government allocates Rs 1000 crore for farmers' debt relief scheme
MP government allocates Rs 1000 crore for farmers' debt relief scheme

Farmers in western Madhya Pradesh are protesting since June 1 demanding higher minimum support prices for their produce, among others. He also claimed a link between violent protests in the neighbouring BJP-ruled state of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

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  • Moody's downgrades China's credit rating citing concerns over its growing debt
Moody's downgrades China's credit rating citing concerns over its growing debt

It expects the country's growth to slow, while its debt rises in the coming years. This is its first downgrade since 1989 and it comes after years of stimulus programmes. GDP growth has decelerated in recent years from a peak of 10.6 per cent in 2010 to 6.7 per cent in 2016. Moody's growth forecast for China, over the next five years.

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  • May could lose majority in United Kingdom parliament - YouGov study in The Times
May could lose majority in United Kingdom parliament - YouGov study in The Times

The latest ICM poll for the Guardian puts their lead at 12%, which would give May's party a comfortable majority in Parliament. It also claims Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party could be in line to gain 29 seats on the last election with 257, with the Liberal Democrats on 10 and the SNP down four seats on 50.

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  • Democrats praise Trump's choice for FBI director
Democrats praise Trump's choice for FBI director

Mr Wray represented Mr Christie in the matter of the closure of traffic lanes on the George Washington Bridge in 2013. Wray is also the man to whom Christie gave his cell phone for safekeeping during the " Bridgegate " investigation.

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  • Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) EPS Estimated At $
Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) EPS Estimated At $

About 1,000 shares traded. (NYSE:CMI) has risen 43.32% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Vetr upgraded Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) rating on Friday, August 14. Strs Ohio owns 58,063 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Invesco stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). ...

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  • Which states have joined the climate alliance that commits to Paris agreement?
Which states have joined the climate alliance that commits to Paris agreement?

Mr Trump's decision has left the USA virtually isolated on the world stage, and his insistence that he will seek to "renegotiate" the global accord has done little to ease a wave of bitter condemnation. "And if the Paris agreement was something that works for them, that they can achieve, they should do that", Haley said. "Collectively, they will ...

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  • IMac Pro: Apple's $4999 Mac for the pros
IMac Pro: Apple's $4999 Mac for the pros

Both the 21.5-inch iMac and the 27-inch 5K model are getting Intel Kaby Lake 7th-gen CPUs that bring support for HEVC video encoding, one of the highlight features of the upcoming High Sierra macOS update. "We reengineered the whole system and designed an entirely new thermal architecture to pack extraordinary performance into the elegant, quie...

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  • Read Comey's Senate statement here
Read Comey's Senate statement here

He is a good guy. "The president said, 'I need loyalty, I expect loyalty.' I didn't move, speak, or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed", Comey said. On the other hand, Trump will find solace in parts of the presentation. The embrace, however, is entirely one-sided. "It was unclear from the conversati...

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  • Kazakhstan joins OPEC decision to limit oil production
Kazakhstan joins OPEC decision to limit oil production

Nigeria and Libya will remain exempt from making cuts while Iran would be allowed to retain the right to increase production to the same reference level, around 3.797 million barrels a day, agreed in November previous year. The upshot is that the price of oil - and derived products like fuel - is unlikely to increase much in coming months. "I...

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  • PM May Backs President Trump Visit Despite
PM May Backs President Trump Visit Despite "Wrong" Criticism Of Mayor

Trump, Jr. argued it was time to be more proactive in taking on terrorism rather than to "keep calm and carry on". The row between Mr Trump and Mr Khan saw the US President dismiss criticism of his original post on the subject by redoubling his attack, accusing Mr Khan of making a "pathetic excuse".

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  • Apple presented a new version of iOS
Apple presented a new version of iOS

Analysts and investors are watching the conference this year for signs of what the company's next blockbuster product might be a decade after the introduction of its iPhone . Apple is taking on Google Home and the Amazon Echo with its Siri sporting HomePod smart speaker, revealed at its World Wide Developers Conference ( WWDC) 2017 .

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  • Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC
Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC

It's no surprise, but there's integration with the Apple Music online subscription. The price is quite a jump from Google's $129 Home and Amazon's $180 full-sized Echo . Through six microphones fitted around the edges of the device , users are able to not only control music through voice commands, but also use Siri to access services ...

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  • UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar
UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

USA officials who monitor terrorist funding have said that Persian Gulf governments have made significant strides in ending official support for terrorist groups, although some money still flows from individuals, primarily in Kuwait and to a lesser extent from Qatar.

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  • Quarterly EPS analysis of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI)
Quarterly EPS analysis of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI)

Investors who are keeping close eye on Gold Fields Limited ( GFI ) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 4.20% for the week, and 3.76% for the last month. 05/26/2015 - Gold Fields Limited was upgraded to "hold" by analysts at Deutsche Bank. It has a 19.51 P/E ratio. The Firm is involved in underg...

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  • Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX) Valuation According To Analysts
Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX) Valuation According To Analysts

The stock gained 0.47% or 0.17 points. Its down 4.37% from 6.16M shares, reported previously. About shares traded. Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) has risen 36.37% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Its up 0.17, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 40 investors sold Office Depot Inc shares while 87 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while...

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  • Apple's HomePod Pumps Up the Volume
Apple's HomePod Pumps Up the Volume

It can also be used to control other devices in the home, and reportedly will be in competition against Amazon's Echo and Google Home . Siri , a digital assistant that has been on Apple's iPhone since 2011, will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house.

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  • RCom rejects rating downgrades by Moody's, Fitch
RCom rejects rating downgrades by Moody's, Fitch

Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday that constituted a default under their ratings definitions, while warning the company would still have about 200 billion rupees ($3.10 billion) left in debt that may prove hard to cut down.

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  • WWDC 2017: Apple Brings Siri-Powered Smart Speaker HomePod
WWDC 2017: Apple Brings Siri-Powered Smart Speaker HomePod

As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to Sonos , whose wifi-controlled speakers are used by many smartphone users for home entertainment. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said.

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  • Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday
Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday

The stock of Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ:AMBA) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, December 4. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ambarella from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. They expect $-0.03 earnings per share, up 40.00% or $0.02 from last year's $-0.05 per share. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION...

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  • Amazon is going after Walmart with cheaper Prime rates for some shoppers
Amazon is going after Walmart with cheaper Prime rates for some shoppers

Amazon is going after Walmart's shoppers.APAmazon's decision to go after low-income customers with a discounted Prime membership has puzzled some industry experts, but it could turn out to be a brilliant strategy. But Amazon has almost tapped out its penetration in upper-income markets, so it makes sense that it would be looking for other routes ...

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  • House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate
House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate

But the trouble is within their own ranks as Senate Republicans disagree over how quickly to unwind the Medicaid expansion under Obama's health law, as well as other elements of the GOP bill. Lisa Murkowski told reporters . Pressed to elaborate, a spokesperson said: "Senator Murkowski has been hearing from people all over the state, includi...

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  • Latest Stocks: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) CFO Sells $1091878.90 in Stock
Latest Stocks: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) CFO Sells $1091878.90 in Stock

For the next year first quarter, analysts predicted EPS estimates trend of $0.07 which would leave an impact on the stock performance in coming months. 727,270 are owned by Mutual Of America Mngmt Limited Company. Intellectus Partners LLC purchased a new position in Advanced Micro Devices during the first quarter valued at approximately $116,000.

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  • French Open 2017: Djokovic suffers stunning defeat at hands of Thiem
French Open 2017: Djokovic suffers stunning defeat at hands of Thiem

Djokovic's streak of six straight semifinals or better in Paris was snapped as he suffered his first French Open quarterfinal loss since 2010 when another Austrian, 27th-ranked Jurgen Melzer , rallied from two sets down to stun the Serbian.

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  • Ex-minister in Temer gov arrested hours before key trial
Ex-minister in Temer gov arrested hours before key trial

The seven-judge panel could vote to declare the election result invalid, meaning that Temer - who took over a year ago when Rousseff was impeached - would himself face losing his office. The Supreme Court has given Temer until Friday to answers questions by federal police on his conversation with the JBS executive and whether Loures was a mid...

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  • House to act on VA accountability; Dems wary on private care
House to act on VA accountability; Dems wary on private care

Shulkin announced plans to revamp the department's information technology system. The House will vote next week on Senate-passed legislation to make firing employees easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs . "We can't tolerate substandard care for our vets". Rubio weighed in after the vote on Tuesday. "It will be on your desk next we...

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  • Trump pushes air traffic control privatization championed by Pa. congressman
Trump pushes air traffic control privatization championed by Pa. congressman

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said, "Government bureaucracy has held back innovation in American aviation". McQueen says the idea of privatizing air-traffic control has been raised periodically since at least the Clinton administration, and it has both advocates and opponents in the industry.

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  • Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Holding Maintained by Glg Llc
Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Holding Maintained by Glg Llc

It dropped, as 58 investors sold XOM shares while 851 reduced holdings. Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) has risen 41.46% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Ls Advsr Limited Company, a Michigan-based fund reported 40,463 shares. Floating stock is calculated by subtracting closely-held shares and restricted stock from a firm's total outstanding shares.

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  • Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK), Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE)
Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK), Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE)

Chickasaw Capital Management Llc, a Tennessee-based fund reported 21.56 million shares. 74,575 are owned by Peak6 Lp. Finemark Natl National Bank holds 2,033 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cintas had 16 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The greater the amount by which the fair value goes beyond the market value, t...

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  • Indian police open fire at protesting farmers, killing 6, report says
Indian police open fire at protesting farmers, killing 6, report says

The collector has said that the police did not have clearance to fire at agitating farmers under any circumstances - so the police neither fired nor ordered anyone else to fire. Singh clamped curfew in Mandsaur and Pipliamandi area as a preventive measure. An official said the curfew would remain in force until further orders.

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  • Oil slides as rising US crude, gasoline inventories surprise
Oil slides as rising US crude, gasoline inventories surprise

Crude inventories rose by 3.3 million barrels in the last week, compared with analysts' expectations for an decrease of 3.5 million barrels. Refinery crude runs fell by 283,000 barrels per day, EIA data showed. Phil Flynn, a senior market analyst at the Price Futures Group, said earlier this year that USA production could reach 10 million barrels...

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  • Oil is getting whacked even after OPEC agrees to extend production cuts
Oil is getting whacked even after OPEC agrees to extend production cuts

The tiny West African nation, which is a comparatively large oil and gas producer, applied for membership in January, when Open and non-Opec members put in place the 1.8 million barrels per day reduction. Led by Russian Federation, non-OPEC producers had initially curbed output in conjunction with OPEC in a landmark deal for the first half of the...

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  • Can Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) Grab Upward Traction?
Can Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) Grab Upward Traction?

About 1.73 million shares traded. ARGA Investment Management LP increased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ: CTSH ) by 22.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  • The Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.22
The Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.22

Media headlines about Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) have trended somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. It has outperformed by 16.60% the S&P500. Its forward price to earnings ratio ranks lower than the industry's 20.71. 4/4/2017-Jefferies Group LLC Reiterated Rating of Hold. Analysts await 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) to ...

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  • Wonder Woman is just another run-of-the-mill superhero movie with hyper-feminist overtones
Wonder Woman is just another run-of-the-mill superhero movie with hyper-feminist overtones

As mentioned the film does have its drawbacks, including some third act issues and lacklustre villains, but on the whole it's the kind of amusing, exciting, and inspirational superhero movie we hoped for and need. Gadot's chemistry with Pine is immediately laid out in their small sailing ship soon after, when Diana asks Trevor to sleep with her. ...

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