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West Ham keeper Hart: I don't care about Guardiola opinion

If Hart had taken a punch he would probably have rolled with it. Voted West Ham's Young Hammer of the Year at the end of last season, he is seen as one of the Academy of Football's biggest young prospects alongside the likes of Reece Oxford, Reece Burke and fellow Ireland youth worldwide Josh Cullen.

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Bill Gates gives away Microsoft shares worth $4.6 billion to charity

In the meantime, this is noteworthy: With the stock gift, Gates' personal Microsoft holdings have dipped below 2 percent for the first time, to about 1.3 percent, by Bloomberg's calculations. The world's richest man gave away 64 million Microsoft shares, equivalent to five per cent of his total fortune. Bill Gates is now the world's richest man, although last month he was briefly knocked off the top spot by Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos for a couple of hours after a brief surge ...

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Chicago's Sanctuary City Showdown with Trump Admin, DOJ Hits Huge Murder Rate

Chicago is among several jurisdictions already locked in a legal battle with the Trump administration over an executive order, largely blocked by a federal court, aimed at withholding federal funds from sanctuary cities . Chicago's lawsuit will contend that the USA government can not "commandeer local law enforcement to carry out federal immigration law functions", among other arguments, the city's top lawyer Ed Siskel said.

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Toyota and Mazda To Build US Plant

Corolla production in the USA should also take some of the sting off the potential import tax for Toyota , too, as it's one of the brand's bestsellers across the pond, alongside the RAV4 and Camry. Mazda has not made cars in the USA since a joint partnership with Ford unraveled earlier this decade. With the investment, both automakers can hope to prove their good American corporate citizenship and appease the Trump administration's concerns about jobs moving overseas.

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Reserve Bank of Australia keeps cash rate at 1.5%

Although they noted that "an appreciating exchange rate would be expected to result in a slower pick-up in economic activity and inflation than now forecast", at its current level, the AUD has not materially affected their forecasts . The Australian share market is expected to start the week higher, bouncing back from Friday's 1.4 per cent plunge on the back of concerns about the United States economy and the direction of U.S.

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FDA pursuing lower levels of nicotine in cigarettes

Cigarette smoke, he said , not nicotine, is what causes cancer, heart disease and lung disease. Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc . fell 10%, while British American Tobacco PLC, maker of Camel cigarettes, tumbled 8.5%. After the FDA announcement , British American Tobacco shares, trading close to all-time highs, dipped as much as 11% and were on track for their biggest one-day loss in almost 18 years, according to a new Reuters report .

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US Commission Probes Accusations Amazon Is Misleading On Discounts

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and eleven other members of Congress are pushing the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the potential impact of Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods more closely. The group argues that this deceptive practice is ongoing, and that their conduct should cause the FTC to block the merger between Amazon and Whole Foods .

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Amazon Reportedly Bought This Data Visualization Company to Bolster Alexa

Apparently, the in-app version of Alexa will be nearly the same as the one found on the Amazon Echo and Dot speakers. So, once the feature is live on all the Android handsets, users can ask Alexa about anything as they normally would while using it on Echo devices .

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Govt brings forward increase in state pension age

As a result this change will hit everyone born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978. Legislators must approve the change before it becomes law. The current national insurance system makes no allowance for people who will not live long enough to reach state pension age, or who will die soon afterwards.

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Kylie Jenner Uses Waxwork To Prank Her Family

Later on in the evening, Kylie apparently made a decision to use her likeness, bearing such an uncanny resemblance, in order to play a prank on the rest of her famous family. Celebrity wax figures are a tricky business - some look exactly like their real-life counterparts, while others, well, not so much. The hair isn't Beyonce , the skin tone isn't Beyonce , and the facial features? And yet, they can never get any Beyoncé wax figure right.

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Dallas Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead says stolen dog is 'home safely'

Boogotti Kasino returned to Twitter around midnight last night following the backlash from his ransom video to say that not only did he not know the dog belonged to Whitehead, but that an ex-girlfriend of Whitehead's took the dog and sold him to the rapper.

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Iran's Missile Program Serves Self-Defense Purposes: Zarif

Monday , Trump's administration certified to Congress that Iran is technically complying with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal - but noted that the country "remains one of the most risky to US interests and regional stability". Asked if the administration wants to see regime change in Iran, one official said: "We're looking for a change in the regime's behavior". Trump denounced the deal during his campaign and promised to renegotiate it and get tough on Iran.

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National French Fry Day: Best deals and most delicious fries to try

Offers are good only at participating locations. Dairy Queen: A small order of fries cost $1 on Thursday. Like, you basically have to gobble down a few chips today, it's practically illegal not sure. We hope you swim by next week with your tummy full of french fry goodness! Like any holiday, National French Fry Day deserves to be celebrated, and lucky for you french fry lovers, that day is today, July 13.

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This Is the First Production Tesla Model 3

For Musk , the Model 3 represents the apex of a vision he laid out in 2006. One historical issue with them is price. The first production Model 3 is a black, all-electric four-door compact executive auto sedan.The Model 3 will have more color options, but Tesla is limiting these options as of now so as to ease the production process.

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Trump's Monday Twitter Storm Echoes Fox News, Defends Ivanka

President Trump's daughter #Ivanka Trump took part in the #G20 Summit , during which she sat among the world leaders. "This is odd", tweeted Michael McFaul, the United States ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama who is a professor of political science at Stanford University.

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NSE glitch: Investors continue to face issues

However, after fixing the glitch, the trading on the National Stock Exchange resumed at 12:30 pm and the benchmark Nifty rose to an all-time high of 9,782.15 and the Sensex rose as much as 408 points to hit high of 31,768.39. F&O and cash trading came to a standstill following a software problem. The NSE will send a detailed report to Sebi. Secondly, the system was expected to be rectified quickly and shifting BCP site would have taken longer time.

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5-year martial law 'too long — AFP spox

Even if the administration is keen on extending military rule, the decision would still rely on recommendation from the military and police. While Alvarez is pushing for the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao , he does not favour the idea that martial law should be declared in the entire Philippines.

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France Industrial Output Rebounds In May

The signs of continued weak growth came as businesses pressed British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government to negotiate a smooth Brexit in two years' time, saying an abrupt departure would deter investment. Output data shows declines of 0.1 per cent for industrial production month-on-month and 1.2 per cent for construction. Data published on Thursday had shown strong foreign demand raised industrial orders in May, though the increase was less pronounced than expected.

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Without budget, Wednesday's Powerball final one for IL lotto players

Lucy Rushing, who works at the Four Way Quick Stop in DeSoto, says until recently, lottery tickets sales were popular. The games could resume but not unil after the state solves its budget crisis. In 2015, almost 3,900 lottery payouts totaling more than $112 million were delayed. Members of the IL gaming community insist that the state has the means to pay for the winnings of either lottery, if a victor is to be drawn today or Friday.

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Person Arrested For Suspicious Powder Situation At IL Capitol

The legislation needed 71 votes to overcome Rauner's veto. Tom Bennett of Gibson City, Brad Halbrook of Shelbyville and Dan Brady of Bloomington. Hays, Mitchell and Phillips voted for it. "If I decide to press my button to override the governor, it doesn't make me any less of a conservative Republican than the rest of the people standing here", Phillips told his colleagues.

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22 states abolish check posts post GST roll out

With the onset of the goods and services tax (GST), 22 states have already removed check The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was rolled out on 1st of July 2017. Summary: "We have asked the commercial tax department to clarify if we can continue to sell the old stock without charging any tax or the old stock too will attract the GST", Srivastava said.

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Gold Coast Airport Investigating The Birdstrike Incident Involving AirAsia X

It also said its ground staff had been deployed to look after the passengers' welfare and to arrange another flight for their passage home. "The plane started shuddering then there were a couple of loud bangs and a lot of light". According to ABC News, the incident occurred shortly after the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight took off from the Gold Coast about 10:20pm, with the plane flying for another hour before landing safely in Brisbane.

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US' Loss, Oil Market's Gain

U.S. drillers targeting crude reduced the number of active rigs for the first time in 24 weeks, according to Baker Hughes Inc. data on Friday. However, the latest oil market report from OPEC showed that production increased by 336,000 barrels in May, thanks largely to two exempted countries, Libya and Nigeria .

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US to seek more security on international flights

But carriers at the 10 foreign airports already affected by the laptop ban - instituted in March and unilaterally barring large personal electronic devices from the cabin, but not the cargo hold - will have those restrictions lifted if they implement the new measures.

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Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

Saudi Arabia's oil exports are expected to fall below 7 million barrels per day this summer, according to industry sources familiar with the matter, and Russian oil exports were seen as broadly flat in the third quarter. The last time this happened, in mid-2014, preceded a massive selloff in oil that dropped Brent from $108 a barrel to about $47 a barrel in the span of five months.

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Amtrak CEO to step down after 'summer of hell'

Amtrak is making emergency repairs this summer at Penn Station on its aging infrastructure and the ripple effects of that construction is causing widespread service disruptions and delays at the transportation hub and on routes along the East Coast.

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Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites

A top German business lobby is urging negotiators for Britain and the European Union to quickly come to an agreement over how Britain's departure from the EU will affect cross-border trade — and avoid a "hard Brexit ". "The protection of the Good Friday agreement and the maintenance of the Common Travel Area are the most urgent issues to discuss", the European Union negotiator explained.

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Google was fined a record amount

Commenting on the matter, the EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said; " Google has come up with many innovative products and services that have made a difference to our lives". He adds that Google's data shows that users typically prefer links that lead them to the actual products they're searching for, rather than to websites where they have to conduct the search again.

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Boeing launches new jet with flurry of orders

According to industry sources, the 737 MAX 10 has a catalog value of $125 million making this order worth about $12.5 billion before discounts that are customary for aircraft purchases. The Max family of planes is oversold through 2020, and capacity is finite for the model favored by budget carriers, Slattery said in an interview. AerCap has 100 737 MAX aircraft on order , now comprising 85 MAX 8s and 15 MAX 10s.

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Gulf Coast preparing for tropical storm that hasn't quite formed yet

A tropical storm warning has been issued for part of the Louisiana coast, with the storm for... The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30, and has an average of 9.6 named storms, 5.9 hurricanes and 2.3 intense hurricanes every year.

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US House speaker Paul Ryan vows to complete tax reform in 2017

Paul Ryan is delivering a "major speech" on taxes today at the National Association of Manufacturers conference. Rolling back Obamacare would provide a almost $1 trillion tax cut that would disproportionately benefit the wealthy and businesses.

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Kamala Harris, California Senator and Woman of Color, Makes Jeff Sessions 'Nervous'

It seems the embattled Trump administration has a long road to go before there is any conclusion in the Russian Federation investigation, and it is nearly a guarantee that Senator Harris will be present for more questioning at future hearings.

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Gambia Refuses To Take Sides In Saudi Arabia-Qatar Dispute

The fighter jet deal came amid increased diplomacy to try to resolve the crisis. Mr Faki warned that if the rift is allowed to escalate further, it could have adverse political, security and humanitarian implications for the Gulf states, Africa and global peace and security.

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Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

An event reportedly of particular interest to Mr Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Mr Coats told associates that Mr Trump had asked him to intervene with Mr Comey to get him to back off the president's former national security adviser Mike Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the Russian Federation affair.

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Dem calls for House inquiry into foreign payments to Trump hotel

This morning, June 12, the attorneys general of Washington , D.C., and Maryland announced that they filed what they call a "major lawsuit " against President Donald Trump . "Like the unfairly maligned press corps and the courts, state attorney generals are serving as a necessary check and balance in the Trump era where others fail", he said.

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US oil production seen thwarting OPEC effort to boost prices

But adherence to the cuts is under scrutiny and the producer group said this week its output rose by 336,000 bpd in May to 32.14 million bpd. The world's oil glut is likely to persist next year in a blow to efforts by major producers to shore up the oil price by cutting output, according to a leading energy authority.

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May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats

And the other thing, I think, which I think caught us by surprise was the sheer effectiveness of the campaigning by Jeremy Corbyn , the left-wing leader of the Labour Party who fought a very authentic campaign - quite an old fashioned campaign, in some ways - with big open-air rallies where he really energized people .

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What's Ahead for Oil ETFs, OPEC

US gasoline stockpiles probably fell by 50,000 barrels last week, according to the median forecast in a Bloomberg survey before the EIA report. That time, OPEC agreed to slash the output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January 1, while non-OPEC oil producers agreed to reduce output by 558,000 barrels per day starting from January 1 for six months.

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Oil Price Forecasts Lowered on Crude Glut

Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement, the landmark 2015 global pact to fight climate change, drew condemnation from Washington's allies and many in the energy industry - and sparked fears that US oil production could expand more rapidly than it is now.

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Grande returns to Manchester to honor victims with benefit

The empowering concert flowed with smiles and tears as dedications were made to all those affected by the tragedy. "I don't want to feel or hear or see any fear in this building", United States singer Pharrell Williams told the crowd as he led them in a rendition of his hit single Happy .