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Trump Pledges Support For 'Most Special Relationship' Between US, Britain

Trump Pledges Support For 'Most Special Relationship' Between US, Britain

Meanwhile, Trump said he was honoured that May had agreed to be the first foreign leader to visit after his inauguration and predicted that they would build a strong partnership. "And Trump is also, quite deliberately, alienating the world with his "America first" talk". Before the press conference began, senior Trump adviser Steve Bannon charged across the White House's East Room to enthusiastically greet May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, while other senior Trump ... Read More

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Baker Hughes revenue climbs for second quarter

The Hedge Fund company now holds 36,683 shares of BHI which is valued at $2,234,728. Viking Fund Management LLC increased its stake in Baker Hughes by 19.6% in the third quarter. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $30.78 on the shares of Rice Energy Inc. Also, the Hold rating count is 16 as of 01/26/17. Read More

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Diageo's Stock Gains on Strong Half-Year Sales Boosted by Weak Pound

Diageo's Stock Gains on Strong Half-Year Sales Boosted by Weak Pound

On Thursday, Diageo upped those forecasts and said it now expects the strong dollar and euro to add GBP1.4 billion to net sales in the full year and around GBP460 million to operating profit. Menezes also said that while Smirnoff was Diageo's only "Global Giant" brand to decline in H1 - impacted by price hikes in the U.S. - he expects the vodka to return to growth "over the next few quarters". Read More

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The Australian Dollar Knocked by Inflation Shock

The headline consumer price index rose 0.5 per cent from the September quarter, when it rose 0.7 per cent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. Underlying inflation, which strips out the effects of volatile price movements, is forecast to have been 0.5 per cent in the quarter and 1.5 per cent over the year. Read More

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Home Sales Hit Record Low in December

Home Sales Hit Record Low in December

December marked the 58th consecutive month of year-over-year gains. "And so we saw a slight decline in home sales". But combined with higher mortgage rates, they could make it increasingly hard for first-time buyers to purchase homes. The recent months' strength could be partially linked to the interest rates rise that pulled forward some contract signing as consumers hurried to lock in the still-low rates, stated TD Economics. Read More

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Miami Beach Man Arrested, Charged With Making Death Threats Against Donald Trump

Miami Beach Man Arrested, Charged With Making Death Threats Against Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton gave the eulogy of Puopolo's mother, Sonia, who died during the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He had recorded and tweeted a video on Monday. I appreciate that, Congress". He was arrested on Tuesday, the day after posting the video. A Miami-Dade judge on Wednesday ordered a mental evaluation for Puopolo before a bond decision is made, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported. Read More

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Safran To Pay €8.5B To Snap Up Zodiac Aerospace

Safran To Pay €8.5B To Snap Up Zodiac Aerospace

An agreed public cash offer by Safran of EUR29.47 (USD31.49) per share has been accepted by Zodiac's management, with 0.485 Safran shares for each Zodiac share to form the basis of the merger. Zodiac on Thursday posted a tweet saying it was beginning its annual shareholders meeting and presenting its proposed merger with Safran. Analysts have expressed mixed views about whether it would make sense for Safran to renew its interest in Zodiac, which had a market value of 6.7 billion euros at ... Read More

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The serious contradiction in Trump's views on the dollar

A number of policies being pursued by Trump and the Republican Congress are likely to strengthen the dollar, even as perhaps his most prominent economic goal - revitalizing USA manufacturing - could suffer as a result. With fourth-quarter corporate earnings season well underway, investors have a keen focus on the strong dollar's impact to Corporate America's bottom line. Read More

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Surge in Cuban immigration to USA continued through 2016

Surge in Cuban immigration to USA continued through 2016

Ben Rhodes, Obama's deputy national security adviser, said Cuban officials have already agreed to repeal that law, and will allow almost 3,000 Cubans who fled to the U.S.as part of the Mariel boat-lift of 1980 to re-enter Cuba. More than 110,000 Cubans have entered the US over the last three fiscal years, according to a Pew Research Center report . "There's no turning back", said Orlando de la Guardia, a former restaurant worker who heard about the policy change as he arrived in Turbo ... Read More

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Singapore retail sales up 1.1% in Nov on surge in vehicle sales

Singapore retail sales up 1.1% in Nov on surge in vehicle sales

Retail sales had started 2016 on a strong note, with January recording 7.9 percent growth; however, it has averaged just 2 percent year-on-year for the first 11 months of 2016. The Commerce Department saw sales declines at department stores and restaurants, as well as electronics and appliances merchants. The bureau adjusts its figures for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, so the latest data isn't a reflection of the holiday spike in sales, ... Read More

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Def Leppard returning to Sioux Falls

Def Leppard returning to Sioux Falls

The summertime trek begins April 8th at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire and wraps June 25th at the Klipsch Music Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Def Leppard and Poison have been frequent Lincoln visitors, regularly playing shows at Pershing Center and the Bob Devaney Sports Center since the '80s. Read More

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Trump on the US-Mexico Border Wall: 'We're Going to Start Building'

Trump spoke directly to companies that have plans to build in Mexico or elsewhere, promising to penalize companies that, "want to move to another country and fire all of our great American workers that got you there in the first place". "I don't blame them for taking advantage of the United States". He adds that, "Mexico will pay for the wall, but it will be reimbursed". A wall won't work anywayEverything that has been learned about border walls are that they do not work. Read More

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Volkswagen unveils bigger Tiguan crossover at Detroit Auto Show

M - The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show put the Volkswagen Atlas on the map, but admirers of VW's all-new three-row SUV can make a beeline to the R-Line in Detroit. Despite both underpinning the MQB platform, the American-spec Tiguan is 185.2 inches long in total and sits on a 109.9-inch wheelbase. It also packs an optional panoramic sunroof and automatic liftgate function with foot control by waving your foot underneath the rear bumper. Read More

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Thieves Ring in the New Year With $6 Million Jewel Heist

Thieves Ring in the New Year With $6 Million Jewel Heist

The suspects then fled through the stairwell of the midtown Manhattan high-rise that was blocks from the almost 7,000 police officers who were stationed in and around Times Square for New Year's Eve festivities. The men were only able to hit two of the four safes, but still made out with quite a haul. Surveillance shows two of the suspects armed with a hammer and a crowbar. Read More

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Taiwan president plans travel through United States in poke at China

Taiwan president plans travel through United States in poke at China

The two have been rivals since the Communist Revolution of 1949. Trump seemed to upend decades of USA policy this month when he took a congratulatory phone call from Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen. The Taiwanese news agency's report said Ms Tsai's delegation would arrange banquets with US-based Taiwanese people and visit companies. Tsai said her administration expected 2017 to bring uncertainties, particularly in the first half, noting that the incoming US administration could produce ... Read More

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