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Oil prices rise to 2-week high on dip in United States output

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Global oil supplies remain ample despite output cuts of 1.8 million bpd by the OPEC and other producers since January. In Friday trading, Brent crude was priced below US$48 with WTI holding above US$45 a barrel. The current situation is that stock of crude oil rose to 118,000 barrels over the past week and simultaneously production dipped by 100,000 barrels a day. Read More »

Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Lucus Advisors Llc holds 70.95% of its portfolio in Capital Senior Living Corporation for 1.88 million shares. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Investors Real Estate Trust during the fourth quarter worth $9,363,000. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017 is happening on July 11th

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The company even broke its single-day sales record during Prime Day past year. As for the deals on Prime Day itself, we do know a few things. But that isn't stopping Amazon from trying. Audible memberships will be 40 percent off for the first six months, at just $8.95 per month. How do you keep up with the sales? Amazon will reveal more details about Prime Day 2017 deals as we get closer to July 10 . Read More »

After the stress tests, the crowing

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America's largest banks announced bumper payouts to shareholders last night after they eased through the second and final round of their Federal Reserve stress tests. In a note to clients ahead of the release of Wednesday's results, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods analyst Brian Gardner said the initial findings from last week affirmed the strength of banks, "which could lead to good news regarding capital deployment". Read More »

Qatar to employ Swiss lawyers for legal action against Gulf blockade states

Erdogan hit back at the Saudi-led demands , calling the sweeping demands "against worldwide law" and saying that asking for the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Qatar was a "disrespect to Turkey". Commenting on the meeting between Tillerson and the Kuwaiti minister, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement that the two leaders "reaffirmed the need for all parties to exercise restraint to allow for productive diplomatic discussions". Read More »

Honor Band 3 wants to be a cheap Fitbit Charge

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The Honor 9 also has a dual-lens camera , with a 20MP monochrome lens and a 12MP colour one combining to take richer, more detailed photos. In an interesting bit of marketing speak, Huawei says the Honor 9 "will empower the millennials to explore and enjoy the world". Read More »

Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

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The agreement to remove the the US president's brand marks the first step toward revamping the property, which has faced a history of construction delays and lawsuits. Since its opening, Talon had sold less than half of the tower's residential condos, and the hotel's occupancy rates have been lower than some investors in the rooms had hoped. Read More »

Gainesville Uber Driver Diverts Ride, Gropes Woman

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She was Facetiming with a friend when she told the driver he was going the wrong way, but Ricci allegedly told the victim "we are just taking a little ride", according to an arrest report. Uber and Lyft - who say their driver screening is tops - have long fought legislative efforts to strengthen their background checks, which does not include the kind of Live Scan fingerprinting that nearly assures an applicant is who they say they are. Read More »

The Londonmetric Property PLC (LMP) Price Target Raised to GBX 180

The stock rose 0.59% or $0.44 reaching $75.94. 1545928 shares were traded during the session. It is down 2.95% since June 27, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. The rating was upgraded by Numis Securities on Tuesday, June 27 to "Buy". As per Thursday, April 21, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Read More »

March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony

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The issue in question is dated March 1, 2009, despite the fact that there wasn't actually an issue of Time released that day. According to a report in The Washington Post , the magazine cover is dated March 1, 2009, and features a full-size image of Trump. Read More »

Google calls quits on email ad targeting

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Business email accounts provided through Google's G Suite service were already exempt from being mined for advertising data, and now personal accounts will get the same treatment, according to the post. The company has also said that it has over 3 million companies which pay for using the G Suite. Google's practice of analysing incoming and outgoing e-mails of its free consumer Gmail users has been criticised on privacy concerns. Read More »

Chin: Supreme Court decision on partly reinstating travel ban ac

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It's nearly as if that was exactly what the court intended. In a statement , Trump described Monday's decision in the Supreme Court as a "clear victory for our national security ". "He didn't get everything he wanted", said Dr. Moore. The Supreme Court's order would seem unlikely to re-create that chaos. Justice, Department of Homeland Security and State Department officials said they were still studying the decision to see exactly who it affected, and how it might be implemented . Read More »

About 160624 units of blood collected nationwide in 2016

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Aigboje Ikhuoria reports that some residents in Benin City donated blood as part of the commemoration of the day. "We'd love to see some new donors give blood at Sunbury Blood Donor Centre to help ensure that we maintain blood stocks over the winter period". Read More »

South Africa's Morris has no qualms over freaky Roy exit

After the match, which the Proteas won by three runs thanks to a clutch final over from Phehlukwayo, Morgan said he understood how Robinson arrived at the verdict. The hosts required 12 from the final over but Phehlukwayo, bowling yorker length outside the off stump, restricted England to singles off the first three balls and debutant Livingstone was run out after confusion over a second run. Read More »

Russia: "High" probability ISIS leader "liquidated" in strike

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On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry appeared to backtrack on the initial claim, saying Baghdadi's death "could not be verified". Since the American-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State began in August 2014, reports of Mr. Baghdadi's death have repeatedly surfaced. Read More »

'Snap Map': Snapchat feature shows users' real-time locations

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Location sharing only works with people added to your friends list, say Snapchat , and you can set the feature for a group of friends or everyone. Here's what you do. On average, equities analysts expect that Snap will post ($0.54) earnings per share for the current year. According to the BBC , a user named Leanne wrote, "If you zoom right in on this new Snapchat map thing it literally tells you where everyone lives?" A young girl pushes her scooter past the front of the New York ... Read More »

Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

The Borussia Dortmund defender had to be helped off in the second half in Moscow . The decision to penalise a trip on wing-back Alex Gersbach was confirmed by a video review shown on the stadium screens. "Russia pressured us in the second half", Santos admitted, and Cherchesov was also pleased with his team's improvement after the break although it was to no avial. Read More »

US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

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On Wednesday, Shoigu's jet was bound for the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad when it was intercepted by an F-16, the Russian reports said. But Russia's Defense Ministry said it was the USA plane that behaved dangerously after it was already intercepted and was being escorted by a Russian Su-27 fighter jet. Read More »

US stock indexes hold steady as oil's slide halts

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Accelerating corporate profits have been a big reason for rise in US stock prices this year, and energy companies had been forecast to provide some of the biggest gains. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday were unable to follow through on record closes notched in the previous session, with upside momentum clipped as oil prices fell. Read More »

ICC may have two World T20s instead of Champions Trophy

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The complainant said that crackers were being burst close to homes of people belonging to the majority community. "But the way the team recovered after the loss to India is commendable and I am very happy that the cricket team has brought so much of happiness and joy to our people", he said. Read More »

Share of worldwide index delivers breakthrough for China

The index now only includes shares of Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong or the US. Since MSCI delayed the inclusion of China A-shares for the third time in 2016, Chinese authorities have taken several measures to ease Global investors' concerns over the A-share market's accessibility: arbitrary trading suspensions were better regulated, restrictions on qualified foreign institutional investors were further relaxed, while the Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock connect scheme was ... Read More »

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

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Four militant attacks have raised questions about her grip on national security, and the death of at least 79 people in a tower block fire has become a flashpoint for public anger at her party's record in government. "For me the shaping of the future of the 27 is a priority coming before the issue of the negotiations with Britain on the exit", Merkel said, referring to the number of European Union nations minus Britain . Read More »

Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods to Impact North Texas

Amazon has already made inroads into tackling the grocery market in the U.S. and UK. Whole Foods is a favorite by health nuts and the average shopper alike. It is estimated that Americans spend about 6 percent of their income on food and it is a regular expense. Whole Foods , which will keep operating stores under its name, said in an email to customers, that it will maintain the same standards under Amazon , including bans on artificial flavors and colors and antibiotics in hens ... Read More »

Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

The president, who often bemoans Democrats who stage protests against him and his agenda, received one of his biggest applauses of the night when he made a veiled reference to what would happen if his supporters held such protests. President Donald Trump talks to Kirkwood Community College student Rita Urmie, who is seated in a combine simulator, during a visit to the campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . Read More »

Iraqi forces advance on Mosul mosque where IS declared caliphate

The terror group's Amaq news agency accused American aircraft of destroying the mosque. The loss of Mosul would mark the effective end of the Iraqi portion of the cross-border "caliphate" which ISIS declared in the summer of 2014 after seizing swathes of land in Iraq and Syria . Read More »

Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 bn

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Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos said Whole Foods does an fantastic job of providing customers with natural and organic food and wants that to continue under its umbrella. Whole Foods' website said it only sells products "that are free of artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats". In its approximately 460 stores in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom, Whole Foods employs about 87,000 people and has annual revenue of about $16 billion. Read More »