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College Station kids walk in Juneteenth celebration of freedom

College Station kids walk in Juneteenth celebration of freedom

The focus this year is recognizing history, heritage and happiness. It's the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the USA; in Duluth, Juneteenth traditionally is celeb...

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Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit

U.S. officials have repeatedly said Rodman is travelling to North Korea as a private citizen, despite speculation he is working as an unofficial emissary for Trump. Warmbier is in stable condition a...

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Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead

Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, forecasting one more hike this year. In reaction to the hike, the 10-year yield hit a low of 2.103 per...

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Iran Calls for Solving Rift over Qatar

Iran Calls for Solving Rift over Qatar

Seventeen people were killed and more than 40 injured last Wednesday when three gunmen stormed the parliament building in the centre of Tehran and two more the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's fo...

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Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office

Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office

Sears will provide eligible associates with severance compensation and transition assistance. Sears Holdings Corporation ("Holdings", "we", "us", "our", or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHLD ) today a...

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Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

Trump said that he would begin negotiations to re-enter the agreement or establish "an entirely new transaction" to get a better deal for the U.S. But he suggested re-entry was hardly a priority. "We ...

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Maharashtra state passes State GST bill

Maharashtra state passes State GST bill

The GST Council , the key decision-making body for Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation, has fixed the GST rate at 18% for cable TV and direct-to-home (DTH) services. In addition, companie...

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How major US stock market indexes fared on Friday

How major US stock market indexes fared on Friday

The report comes ahead of the Federal Reserve's June meeting, where it is expected to raise interest rates. They also supported the outlook for possibly another hike after June. The Dow is up 63.90 ...

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After OPEC deal, Texas oil regulator boasts of victory

Oil is significantly lower Thursday on the news , with both major benchmarks lower by more than 3%. Since then, trading has been volatile. Opec's cuts have helped push oil prices up, giving a fi...

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German Courts Rejects Parent's Plea To Look Into Dead Daughter's Facebook Account

German Courts Rejects Parent's Plea To Look Into Dead Daughter's Facebook Account

The girl's mother is reported to have had access to her daughter's account before she died, but Facebook froze the page once it was notified about the girl's death, thus restricting anyone from sign...

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Kellogg shutters distribution centers, lays off workers

Kellogg shutters distribution centers, lays off workers

Cereal and snack food giant Kellogg Co. said Tuesday it is shuttering a snacks distribution center in far east Fort Worth and will lay off 201 employees by mid-August. The Battle Creek, MI-based food ...

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Canada's economy grows 3.7 percent annualized in first quarter

Growth in both goods-producing and service-producing industries helped push March's growth up 0.5 percent after February's flat growth. Economists were projecting a 4.2 percent first-quarter annuali...

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Former Tigers' pitcher Jim Bunning has passed away

Bunning pitched for four teams during his 17-year career, mainly for Detroit and Philadelphia. Bunning retired in 1971 with 224 wins and 184 losses. Bunning's competitive side was evident during his...

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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix

Ricciardo jumped ahead of Bottas, but Ricciardo's Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen felt far from happy to be back in fifth and used an expletive over race radio. Alonso and Rossi spent the next 15 l...

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Trump arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

During his earlier visit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, the US leader said he "found new reasons for hope" for a joint peace effort and greater coordination in the fight against terrorism. "I th...

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WHO assembly set to choose next chief among 3 candidates

He will be the first non-medical doctor and the first African to lead the United Nations health agency. The U.N. agency's chief has considerable power to set global medical priorities and declare ...

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Ex-CIA chief concerned over Trump campaign Kremlin contacts

Ex-CIA chief concerned over Trump campaign Kremlin contacts

Brennan's testimony before the House intelligence committee on Tuesday comes one day after Flynn invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate i...

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Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Announces Earnings Results

For PTXP, the company now has $4.49 Million of cash on the books. (Noble Energy). The company has market cap of $1.40 billion. The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, underval...

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Puerto Rico militant being freed from custody after 36 years

Puerto Rico militant being freed from custody after 36 years

After Obama's order, Lopez Rivera was released from prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, and arrived in Puerto Rico to serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest. Lopez Rivera received an addit...

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PM on two-day visit to Gujarat from tomorrow

PM on two-day visit to Gujarat from tomorrow

The policy, whose finer details are still to be formalized, will initially allow the entry of private companies into the manufacture of submarines, fighter aircrafts and armored vehicles through forei...

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North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

Ambassador Kim In Ryong told reporters on Friday. The test triggered a new USA -backed push for a fresh round of United Nations sanctions against the North. Asked if North Korea's missile program wa...

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Woman burned by Starbucks coffee is awarded $100000

Woman burned by Starbucks coffee is awarded $100000

The 43-year-old mom was at a Starbucks drive-thru in July 2014 when she ordered the Venti Pike's Place coffee. Because the lids compress the cup, they pop off easily when someone grabs too high on...

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Mnuchin: Administration Seeking Growth through Tax Reform, Reg Relief

Mnuchin: Administration Seeking Growth through Tax Reform, Reg Relief

Mnuchin has said the cuts would pay for themselves under a dynamic scoring model analysis, which takes into account the effect of tax changes on economic growth and revenue. Responding to criticism ov...

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Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

It has outperformed by 21.01% the S&P500. Dcc Plc (LON:DCC) had its price target boosted by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 7,500 ($97.00) to GBX 8,500 ($109.93) in a research report released on Tuesda...

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Nestle loses United Kingdom appeal on Kit Kat trademark

Nestle loses United Kingdom appeal on Kit Kat trademark

The EUIPO rejected the request, saying the shape had acquired "distinctive character". 'The Court of Appeal has today handed down its decision in one of several disputes between Nestlé and Cadb...

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JBS chairman taped Brazil president discussing hush money -O Globo

Subsequently, Lourdes was filmed receiving a briefcase containing 500,000 reals ($159,400) from Joesley. In a statement, the president's office said Temer never solicited payments to keep former S...

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Sensex, Nifty Seen Opening Flat

Sensex, Nifty Seen Opening Flat

Healthy macro-economic data coupled with positive global cues lifted the Indian equity markets to touch record intra-highs during the morning trade session on Tuesday. "Fuel price cut following lower ...

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Merkel's party wins vote in rivals' German heartland

The Social Democrats conceded defeat in yesterday's vote in North Rhine-Westphalia. Sunday's elections were widely seen as a test of support for Merkel and Christian Democrats in the run-up to the n...

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China seriously concerned over North Koreas nuclear programme

China seriously concerned over North Koreas nuclear programme

North Korea showed no let-up in its defiance after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge display of missiles in Pyongyang. Mattis struck an even tougher tone on North Korea ...

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Malania Says Barron Will Attend Private Episcopal School In Maryland

Malania Says Barron Will Attend Private Episcopal School In Maryland

Barron Trump is heading to D.C. "It is known for its diverse community and commitment to academic excellence", First Lady Melania Trump said in a statement. In 2011, the school instituted an innovati...

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Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts

Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts

The price for Brent crude oil was up 3.25 percent about a half hour before the start of trading in NY to $52.52 per barrel. For the strategy to work, however, we believe that (1) compliance needs to...

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Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace

The Israeli government is strongly for the move, which would strengthen Israel's claim on Jerusalem as a single undivided capital of the country. "We welcome this new development and we are optimi...

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Coroner: Teen had healthy heart before caffeine

The Richland County Coroner calls his death a caffeine-induced cardiac event linked to Cripe's caffeine intake. Watts says Cripe drank a large Mountain Dew, a latte from McDonald's and an energy dr...

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Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol

Lord Paddick, Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said: "We need to get to the bottom of why the Government thought cyber attacks were not a risk, when a combination of warnings and plain commo...

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Snap Inc (SNAP) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.26 EPS

In its first quarterly earning report after going public in March, the company saw growth slipping to its lowest in the past two years, reporting 166 million users at a growth rate of a mere 5 per cen...

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Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

General Flynn worked as the head of the Military Intelligence Agency (DIA), until he was sacked by President Barack Obama in 2014, reportedly because of his chaotic management. Yates testified that s...

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BC Greens could be on course to hold the balance of power

British Columbia's election has brought unwelcome doubt for the business sector, given the prospect of an ascendant Green party influencing policy on pipelines , natural gas exports, hydroelectricity...

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Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Gibson did come up big in Game 7 against Edmonton, but still finished with just an.895 save percentage for the series against the Oilers. Here's how the USA TODAY Sports NHL staff sees it playing ou...

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Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

And then, along with other officials, he's had to refrain from public speaking - aside from policy-specific communications - since the middle of last month until after the snap United Kingdom election...

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Nearly 250 people missing and feared dead after two shipwrecks in Mediterranean

Nearly 250 people missing and feared dead after two shipwrecks in Mediterranean

Meanwhile the International Medical Corps reported a shipwreck on Sunday off the Libyan coast in which 163 people are missing and feared dead. Illegal migrants arrive by boat at a naval base after t...

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