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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 .

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Warriors defeat Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson scored his first points of the series on a driving dunk midway through the first quarter. Unless that changes quickly, Cavs-Warriors III could end up being a much shorter series than the first two editions of the Finals trilogy that the teams split.

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Virginia officers to carry torch to support Special Olympics

According to Special Olympics Washington , almost 2,000 law enforcement personnel are involved in Washington State LETR efforts and their efforts raise over half a million dollars annually for local programs. Upon arrival at the State Capitol, agencies from across the state will gather for the Opening Ceremonies of the Colorado Special Olympics. Each summer, law enforcement officials carry the flame of hope across the state in the torch run final leg, culminating in the lighting of the ...

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Is Now The Right Time To Bet On The Coca-Cola Company (KO)?

Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: "BRIEF-Coca Cola Bottling Co Consolidated - CEO's 2016 total compensation was ..." on March 10, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Coca-Cola Bottling Co".

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Private Survey: Companies added a solid 253000 jobs in May

June 1 US stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, ahead of private jobs data that will give investors an indication of the health of the labor market and likely feed into the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later this month.

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Uber Fires Ex-Google Engineer In Driverless Car War

Uber just fired Anthony Levandowski , its vice president of technology, and head of the company's self-driving program. Asked last month why Uber did not threaten to fire Levandowski to pressure him into turning over the documents, Uber attorney Arturo Gonzalez told Reuters, "We can fire him but we still don't get the documents".

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237 institutional investors are raising stakes in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Macquarie reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reduced their target price on Chesapeake Energy from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 7th.

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HPCL March quarter net profit up 31%, beats Street estimates

A poll of analysts conducted by CNBC-TV18 had pegged this at Rs 1,050 crore. ONGC has also approved the acquisition of entire 80 per cent stake participating interest of Gujarat State Petroleum Corp (GSPC) along with operatorship in the Deen Dayal West field, where geological challenges have delayed commercial production for many years, for a consideration of Rs 6,454 crore, the company said.

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Most world stocks rise after Fed minutes; oil rally fades

More than 20 OPEC and non-OPEC countries, in November 2016, agreed to collectively cut production by 1.8 million barrels a day in an effort to reduce the global supply glut that stalled crude oil prices . Gary Ross, head of global oil at PIRA Energy, a unit of S&P Global Platts said yesterday that Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia will be the biggest supporter of the oil production cut down because they have some huge events coming on the way in near future.

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Venezuelan president compares treatment of officials overseas to Nazi persecution

FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, Venezuelans protest, holding signs that say in Spanish "No more deaths, and "No more dictatorship", in Madrid, Spain ". The state prosecutor's office confirmed his death, which pushed the death toll in six weeks of unrest to at least 43, equal to that of the 2014 protests.

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Would You Buy RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSNAY) On These Analyst Ratings?

As per Thursday, October 8, the company rating was initiated by SunTrust. The stock of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) earned "Hold" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, February 1. Investec reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a GBX 2,565 ($33.37) price objective on shares of Cranswick plc in a report on Thursday, February 2nd. The stock's market capitalization is 8.14B, it has a 52-week low of 5.87 and a 52-week high of 8.13.

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Johnson Investment Counsel Upped Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding By $842260; Consonance Capital

It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Hikari Tsushin Inc decreased Johnson And Johnson (JNJ) stake by 50% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a "hold" rating and issued a $128.00 target price (up from $124.00) on shares of Johnson & Johnson in a report on Thursday, May 18th.

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Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

Rouhani also criticized a meeting U.S. President Donald Trump attended in Saudi Arabia, describing it as a "show-off" that "will not have any political and practical values". Trump approached alone and placed his hand on the stone. They were joined by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and Kushner.

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Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NMM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

The firm's market cap is $185.93 million. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $-0.28, down exactly $0.17 or 154.55 % from 2014's $-0.11 EPS. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.30) EPS. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and global trademark and copyright laws.

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LeEco Founder Jia Yueting Steps Down as CEO Amidst Massive Corporate Overhaul

At the same time, Leshi said its chief financial officer Yang Lijie, who has worked for Jia Yueting since 2004, will be replaced by an outsider, Zhang Wei. Fok declined to comment on whether there could be a boardroom struggle between Leshi and its investor Sunac, but acknowledged that in every organisation, struggles and different points of view between the executive team are not uncommon especially when the company is facing difficulties.

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Comey Declines To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, as the impetus for his termination, Trump later admitted that the Russian Federation investigation - which he has called a "hoax" - played a role.

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AT&T Workers Across 36 States Began 3-Day Strike Friday

A statement by AT&T Friday called the company a family, adding, "Like any family we have our disagreements, but we'll sort them out". The strike is set to last through the weekend. Employees also reported that AT&T was increasingly forcing them to pay their healthcare costs. The PayScale report mentions that AT&T sales personnel receive roughly $68,000 worth of wages and benefits per year.

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Merkel: UK Will 'Pay A Price' If It Curbs Immigration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the "National Integration Award" at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The German Chancellor met Mr Macron as the pair plan to rebuild the European Union and eurozone after Brexit. "There will be no arm-wrestling", she said.

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Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

The FBI is investigating Flynn's dealings, as well as possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin to influence the 2016 presidential election. "It looks like he was trying to impede the investigation", said CNN senior political analyst David Gergen. Then there was the Comey firing itself, which Trump even admitted had something to do with the Russian investigation.

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Target reimagines itself, investors like what they see in 1Q

Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Meanwhile, at $1.21, per share profit dropped 6% from a year ago, but beat consensus estimates by 30 cents. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 6th. Cantab Partners Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Position Decreased by WealthTrust Arizona LLC" was first posted by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives.

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Tesla offers more information about its new solar energy roof tiles

One of the major highlights of these new roof tiles is that Tesla's solar roofs will be less expensive than regular roofs, even before energy production is considered. Part of the excitement concerns the replacement of relatively hefty panels with roof tiles that have embedded solar-gathering tech. Tesla is also offering "infinity" warranty which covers the glass in the tiles.

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Trump's intel bosses reiterate: Russian Federation meddled in election

The American media, however, never caught a glimpse of either Russian inside the White House. He described Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as "the kind of people who want to maintain a dialogue not as a means of demonstrating what they can achieve in the area of ideological preferences, but rather as a means of solving particular issues which have great bearing on the nation's progress, peoples' well-being and settling conflicts in different areas".

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Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby sharks

Emergency officials issued evacuation warnings to beach goers from a helicopter. With more and more shark sightings off the Long Beach coast, beachgoers are being warned to enter the water at their own risk. Evans asked the crew, "What was the response of the people in the water?" "We haven't had any reports of anyone being bumped or charged, just observations of them either swimming or breaching", he told the Ocean County Register .

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Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

About 70 percent of taxpayers take the standard tax deduction when they file their taxes. But that's not double. "No tax cut has ever been self-financing", said Howard Gleckman, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. It's unclear just how much the tax overhaul would help Trump because the proposal still amounts to mainly a series of bullet points - and because the president has steadfastly refused to release his tax returns despite having promised to do so in the past.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) & Pfizer Inc

The business earned $185.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $159.70 million. The natural gas company posted revenue of $2.75 billion in the period. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ) has declined 19.91% since September 23, 2016 and is downtrending. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the ...

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Apples CEO Pledges $1 Billion Towards Creation of US Manufacturing Jobs

Apple's announcement had little to do with hiring; the company had merely stated it hoped to promote United States manufacturing with its new fund. "You know, the watch has been an incredible move into health", Cook told Cramer. In introducing the fund, Apple joined a growing list of companies that have said in recent months that they will add, promote or keep jobs - many of them related to manufacturing - in the United States.

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M&S shares surge as ex-Asda boss Archie Norman named next chairman

Norman was instrumental in turnarounds at supermarket Asda and home improvement firm Kingfisher and has served as chairman of broadcaster ITV, investment bank Lazard and craft retailer Hobbycraft. He stood down as an MP in 2005. M&S shares rose as much as 6 percent as investors welcomed the appointment of Norman, whose CV is packed with United Kingdom and worldwide experience, including an extensive track record in the retail industry.

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Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN)

The company had revenue of $673.63 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $721.93 million. The company has dropped -16.38% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -0.56%. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 194,775 shares of the company's stock, valued at $779,100.

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Key Indian equity indices trade in red during afternoon session

The 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) inched up by 9.75 points or 0.10 per cent at 9,313.80 points. The Sensex touched a high of 30,069.24 points and a low of 29,804.12 points during the intra-day trade. All the 19 sub-indices of the BSE closed the day's in the red, led by the metal index, which plunged by 275.04 points. Sensex rises 228 points to 30,123 and Nifty up 38 points at 9,350.

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Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

The culmination of weeks of negotiations between Meadows and MacArthur, the compromise amendment aims to unite the House's centrist and conservative Republican wings behind the health care bill. Because premiums for young and healthy people would likely decline under the proposed amendment , Republicans expect the measure to spur more people to buy coverage.