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Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

He would nearly certainly secure the prize if he can help Portugal win the Confederations Cup , the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. Mexico claimed a 2-2 draw with Portugal in their Confederations Cup opener on Sunday with a last-gasp equaliser by Hector Moreno after Cedric seemed to have won the game for the European champions with a goal five minutes from time. Read More »

US Oil Production Could Reach Historic Levels This Year

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Brent crude futures for August were up 63 cents, or 1.2%, at $51.39 a barrel during noon hour ET, after earlier rising to $51.44. US West Texas Intermediate futures were at $47.90 a barrel, up 24 cents, or 0.5 per cent. And because the answer seems to be just to hang on, markets chopped crude prices and have shown little enthusiasm for future prices either. "If he actually withdraws the U.S from the climate accord, this would signal his intention to further roll-back emission regulations ... Read More »

Over Foreign Payments to Trump Hotels, Two US Attorney Generals to Sue

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The constitutional ban on emoluments "helps ensure that the president serves with undivided loyalty to the American people, and the American people only", they said in the suit . Monday's lawsuit, the first by a government body against Trump over the emoluments provision, comes on the heels of other lawsuits, challenging Trump's decision to financially benefit from his enterprises while serving in the White House. Read More »

Theresa May woos partner as Brexit looms

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British Prime Minister Theresa May sits with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as she holds the first Cabinet meeting of her new team inside 10 Downing Street, in London , Monday June 12, 2017. "Deal between DUP and government could be delayed until next week because of the aftermath of #grenfelltower and diary commitments of both leaders". Read More »

Defer GST rollout as IT network not ready: Assocham to FM

Companies will have to file sale invoice for August with the GST Network by 20 September instead of 10 September earlier. GST rate of 28 per cent was decided for hotel rooms priced above Rs 7,500. India's government insists it is pushing ahead with plans to launch the good and services tax (GST) at the beginning of next month, despite some speculation that the reform might be delayed. Read More »

Defence Min. Jaitley condemns Achabal ambush, salutes bravehearts

The attacks that took place at Achabal in Anantnag district of South Kashmir showed a risky trend of attacking not just the army but local police officials in the valley. The funeral prayers were held at a local ground where mourners braving heat and fasting continued to pour in from various parts of south Kashmir. "Later, more militants appeared to join the funeral prayers and gun salute", said an eyewitness. Read More »

Amazon's Whole Foods grab could be 'a brilliant combination'

The stakes are highest for Wal-Mart. The Amazon-Whole Foods combination, expected to close by the end of the year, could put even more pressure on those chains and other big grocery sellers. A Whole Food Market is shown in Indianapolis, Friday, June 16, 2017. The Seattle-based company had net sales of $35.7 billion in the first quarter, which ended March 31, up from $29.1 billion in first quarter of 2016. Read More »

It's Unclear if UK Will Follow Initial Brexit Talks Plan - MEP Negotiator

Britain must quickly end the "uncertainty" over Brexit talks caused by a chaotic election result, the European Parliament's Brexit pointman, Guy Verhofstadt, said Tuesday. The loss of her majority meant May has been reaching out to the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her Conservative party. The Brexit discussions are due to begin on Monday when the British minister in charge of the process, David Davis, meets the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, in Brussels. Read More »

DUP talks with Tories continue after May meets Arlene Foster

May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with two former prime ministers calling on her to soften her European Union exit approach. Mrs Foster said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, of course, to the nation generally". Read More »

Banned Building Materials Suspected in London Fire: UK

British officials say they are helping the Syrian family of the first officially confirmed victim of the London tower blaze - 23-year-old Mohammad Alhajali - to "travel to the U.K.in these terribly sad circumstances". What makes the London fire maddening for fire experts who believe in the "stay put" rule is that the Grenfell may have lacked numerous safety redundancies necessary to make it work. Read More »

Scalise shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

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Steve Scalise is "showing signs of improvement" after undergoing a third surgery Saturday (June 17), according to an update issued by the hospital treating him for a gunshot wound. Scalise was shot in the hip and taken to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday, where he underwent his first surgery after the attack. Read More »

President Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

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After Saturday's surgery, Scalise is in serious condition but continues to show signs of improvement, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center released on behalf of his family. Officer David Bailey recovered enough to throw the first pitch at Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game. Trump, in Miami this afternoon delivering remarks on Cuba policy changes, said of Scalise, "Because of him and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - he's having a hard ... Read More »

Qatar Businessman to Beat Gulf Blockade by Airlifting 4000 Cows

The three countries' aviation bodies also said that non-Qatari private and chartered flights from Qatar must submit requests to them at least 24 hours before crossing the airspace. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticized Monday the sanctions imposed against Qatar, describing them as inhumane and non-Islamic, and calling on Gulf and Arab countries to solve the issue. Read More »

Forest fires kill 19 in central Portugal

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Investigators found a tree that was hit during a "dry thunderstorm", the head of the national judicial police told Portuguese media. "I never thought it would come to this side", she said Sunday. Their assistance in extinguishing already agreed to provide Spain and France. PM Costa said that the fire fighting crews are having difficulty approaching the area because the fires are "very intense". Read More »

Revenue Forecast of Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

Zacks Investment Research downgraded Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. About 4.39 million shares traded. 242,229 were accumulated by Catalyst Advsr Ltd Com. The stock of Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, March 22. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1: Team Scalise

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Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. "He was as critical as he can be when he came in", he said . "That was tough for me", Duncan said. "We've had a very, very divided country for many years", Trump said. Read More »

Congressional shooting won't stop annual baseball game

Then, Wednesday, an IL man showed up at the GOP practice and fired dozens of bullets, hitting representatives, staffers and Capitol Police officers before he was shot and killed. While last year's attendance peaked at 10,000, on Thursday almost 25,000 seats were sold and the game raised about $1 million for local charities. Republicans broke a seven-year losing streak to Democrats in 2016. Read More »

Immelt retiring as head of GE; John Flannery named as replacement

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During his tenure, GE completed $260 billion of asset sales for GE Capital since 2015, acquired global energy leader Alstom , announced the combination of GE Oil & Gas with Baker Hughes , divested legacy businesses like GE Appliances, NBC Universal and Plastics, and perhaps most notably for Fairfield County residents, oversaw the relocation of its headquarters past year from Fairfield to Boston . Read More »

Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

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The Maryland-born University of Washington product is generally expected to be the top pick, but he has stayed in close contact with the Lakers since the draft combine. After lunch, Fultz planned to visit the Lakers' new training complex under construction just down the street from the current building. The same report added that Ball first talked with Lakers bosses on June 6 and he has not been in touch with other National Basketball Association teams since then. Read More »

The Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) - Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes

The stock's 50-day moving average is GBX 170.64 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 176.63. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 4.05%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Vesuvius Plc ( VSVS ) PT Raised to GBX 620 at J P Morgan Chase & Co" was originally reported by Community Financial News and is the sole property of ... Read More »

United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks "pragmatic" Brexit

May's strategy was thrown into confusion by last week's election in which she squandered her Conservative Party's parliamentary majority. The formal negotiations were already due to start on Monday but doubt was cast by the general election result and ongoing talks between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionists. Read More »