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LeBron James: 'I'm Going to Try to Sign Everybody'

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Cleveland outperformed Golden State's high-powered offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls Friday night, beating the Warriors 137-116 and snapping their 15-game playoff winning streak. Read More »

No more rate cuts, European Central Bank says on Thursday

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Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

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According to Mr. Comey, the president directed him to stop the investigation into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn and also requested his loyalty - something Mr. Mr. Lankford said he doubts that Mr. Trump has recordings of his private conversation with Mr. Comey, as the president has hinted the tapes exist. TRUMP JR.: The dates seem very confusing to me, based on what I saw in The New York Times and based on his claim that it was because of a tweet from my father the ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors come back to take 3-0 lead

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LeBron James and Kyrie Irving delivered a masterclass effort in game three of the NBA Finals on Wednesday but it was still not enough to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers past the juggernaut that are the Golden State Warriors . BOS). "We thought we were going to win", James said. The Cavaliers took their biggest lead of the series (seven) off 16 third-quarter points from Irving. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Reaffirms Buy Rating for AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

About 436,728 shares traded. The stock decreased 2.18% or $0.21 on June 8, reaching $9.44. It has underperformed by 64.24% the S&P500. AO World PLC (LON:AO) has 0.00% since June 9, 2016 and is. (NASDAQ:SCVL). Franklin has invested 0% in Shoe Carnival, Inc. Carmignac Gestion holds 0.08% or 369,999 shares. Sabby Management Limited Liability, a New Jersey-based fund reported 875,286 shares. Read More »

Ireland's EU commissioner sees softer Brexit after UK poll - newspaper

She said talks with Britain on its withdrawal from what will now be the 27-member European Union would start "in the coming days". On Friday, European Council president Donald Tusk warned Mrs May there is "no time to lose". She added that she hoped the United Kingdom would remain a good partner after the negotiations. He described Brexit as a chance for the European Union and Britain to work together on key issues of interest without being obliged to work on all because of shared European ... Read More »

The China Biologic Products Inc (CBPO) Insider Sells $873675.00 in Stock

Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 33,876 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $3,390,000 after buying an additional 7,125 shares during the period. 14 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. Standard Life Invs holds 0.05% or 143,627 shares. Private Advisor Grp Ltd Llc invested 0.01% in Xilinx, Inc. Read More »

Oil prices rise as Arab states cut ties with Qatar

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Shortly after 1 p.m. ET, the July contract for West Texas Intermediate crude, the North American benchmark, was down $2.31 to $45.88 United States a barrel. Iraq, which continues to produce above its output quota, saw its production rise by 70,000 barrels per day to 4.43 million barrels per day in May. The EIA has also revised the forecast for supplies from non-OPEC countries. Read More »

Newell Brands Inc (NWL) Position Boosted by Thornburg Investment Management Inc

The stock traded on unusually inched down volume of 5.24 Million comparing to the average volume of 7115.35 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. (NYSE:ED) plummeted -0.86% to $83.04. Therefore 79% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Mkt Perform" on Tuesday, December 15. Read More »

Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

The announcement by President Donald Trump that he intends to have the US federal government formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement, thus reversing the position of the Obama administration, has already received a volley of condemnation from many quarters both within the United States as well as internationally. Read More »

London Bridge attacker Khurram Butt visited Pakistan 4 years back

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At least two of the men were known to British intelligence and law-enforcement officials, raising questions about whether anything could have been done to prevent the assault. Ten men remain in custody for questioning, while a total of eight people have now been released without charge, Greater Manchester Police said . - British authorities are anxious more extremists in the United Kingdom will try carry out attacks in the next few weeks because of ISIS' calls to surge attacks during ... Read More »

Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new UK election this year or next

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Labour's Corbyn told the Sunday Mirror newspaper he saw a route to power himself, although it was not clear how he would command the support of a majority of members of parliament . That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. The arrangement makes some Conservatives uneasy. Read More »

Theresa May promises a "government of certainty" with DUP backing

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Her goal was to gain a strong mandate during negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union . Front and center among many questions facing May's new government is the matter of Brexit . "And then it is up to other parties if they want to support us". Pierre Moscovici, European commissioner for economic and financial affairs, said on French radio that although the United Kingdom elections "were not about a new Brexit referendum", the results would certainly have "impact on ... Read More »

Sterling Stunned by UK Election Shock, Fallout Limited Elsewhere

Looking ahead the GBP/AUD exchange rate is likely to overlook the release of United Kingdom trade and production data tomorrow as markets focus exclusively on the outcome of the election , with the pound expected to plummet should the United Kingdom wake up to a hung parliament on Friday. Read More »

International Business Machines Corp

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The company has market cap of $750.62 million. The stock declined 0.14% or $0.16 reaching $119.59 per share. About 1.12M shares traded. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since June 9, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Guggenheim. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $175 target. Morgan Stanley maintained International Business Machines Corp . Read More »

Pound plunged last night as Tories failed to win parliamentary majority

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Bets that another drop in sterling would flatter worldwide firms' profits pushed London's FTSE as much as 1 percent higher but it was up a more limited 0.4 percent by mid-session. Safe-haven gold and US Treasuries drifted lower and futures markets pointed to Wall Street opening modestly higher. "Whilst the pound's weakness is allowing some United Kingdom stocks to bounce this morning, it's hardly an assured move and less can be said of sterling which remains out of favor with ... Read More »

Assad Offers Condolences to Rouhani, Condemns Terrorist Attacks

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Members of Iranian security forces respond to an attack at parliament in Teheran on June 7. Two guards, 10 government staffers and five civilians were killed in the attacks that simultaneously targeted the country's parliament and the shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Read More »

Photos released of fake explosives worn by London Bridge attackers

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Butt, 27, Zaghba, 22 and Redouane, 30, were still wearing the belts when they were shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of their marauding attack beginning. He added: "It makes the bravery of those police officers and members of the public who tackled the terrorists even more remarkable". In Berlin, another one rammed into a Christmas market, killing 12. Read More »

Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

QP was prepared to take any "necessary decisions and measures, should the need arise, to ensure that it honored commitments to customers and partners", the statement said. He said the nations that took the action on Qatar came to him in the wake of his conference in the region to discuss "confronting Qatar over its behaviour". Read More »

UK's May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

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PROPPING DUP THE TORIES Who are the Democratic Unionist Party and what's in the 2017 DUP manifesto? May's position seems safe for the near future because Britain must start negotiations later this month on leaving the European Union , but most British newspapers agreed Saturday that she is only just clinging on. Read More »

Labour advance in United Kingdom election inspires a Bernie Sanders supporter

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The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority, while Labour picked up seats under Corbyn's leadership. She also failed to connect personally with many voters during the campaign. The DUP said the "talks so far have been positive", adding: "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new Parliament". Read More »

Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 45,960 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $519,000 after buying an additional 5,260 shares during the period. This represents a $0.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. In taking a look at technical levels, Cenovus Energy Inc . Read More »

Buchanan urges Trump to keep USA in climate accord

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Pruitt has been a vocal proponent of withdrawing from the accord. Guterres didn't explicitly throw shade at the United States, but he may has well have. Trump himself hailed what he called "a tremendously productive meeting", saying he had strengthened USA ties with longstanding partners. So was opposition from environmental groups, as expected. Read More »