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Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

The Queen's Speech now heads to debate among May, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other lawmakers to hash out potential amendments and eventually vote on its agenda next week. Nine of the 27 bills related to Brexit . The Prime Minister called for "compassion, unity, resolve" as she said: "This is a hard time for our country, but we are a resilient country". [Full Article...]

Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill

I can't imagine, quite honestly, that I'd have the information to evaluate and justify a yes vote just within a week. Mitch McConnell , the Senate majority leader, is scheduled to present the draft bill to Republican senators on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup In the first half, the new Zealanders are in no way inferior to one of the favorites of the group A, and therefore wood's goal shortly before half-time did not surprise anyone. The Russians seemed to recover after the break as deep into the second half they began coining up unsafe attacks on the Portuguese goal one after another. [Full Article...]

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said talks with Brexit Secretary David Davis , which are starting a year after Britain's vote to leave, had started "on the right foot". Merkel said she wanted the talks to be conducted "in a good spirit" and that Britain's position would become evident in the coming months. "We are citizens first". [Full Article...]

Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins

Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins No, the reason why the Pittsburgh Penguins headed into Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final having blown a 2-0 series lead to the Nashville Predators was because of the players surrounding Crosby. The Mike Fisher diving assist . "That's all I wanted for my birthday", Fisher said afterward of the big win. A quick video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. [Full Article...]

Empty NYC Transit Bus Rolls Down Street, Hits Church, Cars

Empty NYC Transit Bus Rolls Down Street, Hits Church, Cars The bus eventually stopped at the intersection of Knickerbocker and Palmetto Street, crashing up against the outside of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Rivera was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, where he was treated and released. "But when I saw that there was no conductor, I was like, 'What's going on, '" he said. [Full Article...]

Theresa May Warned Over Northern Ireland Unionist Deal, Power Sharing

Theresa May Warned Over Northern Ireland Unionist Deal, Power Sharing Several Conservative and other leaders have cautioned against the coalition since it would compromise London's neutral position between the contending groups in Northern Ireland - the Republicans and Unionists - and adversely hit the Good Friday Agreement. [Full Article...]

HSS Hire Group PLC (HSS) Receives GBX 71.60 Consensus PT from Analysts

On Friday, May 19 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Buy". The stock's market cap is GBX 1.24 billion. This was shown in a note on 14 June. JP Morgan Cazenove restarted their coverage on NMC Health giving the company a "Neutral" rating. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of GBX 902.22 ($11.41). [Full Article...]

What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill

What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill But he also says the deal could be an opportunity for Amazon to fix some of the issues Whole Foods has faced, as well as an opportunity to attract new customers through lower priced products . Wilke also noted that Mackey would continue to CEO of Whole Foods, which prompted Mackey to interject by continuing the romantic allusion. TheStreet visited three grocery locations in New York's finan... [Full Article...]

Uber rolls out driver tipping feature in USA, suggests Canada to come

The company said it will add more cities in the coming weeks to eventually make tips available in all cities by the end of July. It also said drivers would get paid more to chauffeur teenage passengers. Former Attorney General Eric Holder made a series of recommendations that the board pledged to adopt. Earlier this year, the company asked Amit Singhal, India-born senior vice-president of engi... [Full Article...]

Oil prices plunge to one-month low after United States stocks rise

Oil prices plunge to one-month low after United States stocks rise Brent crude prices were at $48.32 USA per barrel mid-morning Wednesday, down $1.80, or 3.6%. The 3.3-million barrel rise in USA crude stocks deepened concerns that the ongoing production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation aren't effectively reducing the glut of oil that has suppressed oil prices for over two years. [Full Article...]

Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal With the Whole Foods acquisition, analysts anticipate that Amazon will be the third largest retail grocery, behind Wal-Mart and Kroger , by 2021. In the first quarter this year, food-and-drink sales at American brick-and-mortar stores were down by nearly $3 billion even as grocery trips rose, according to market research firm Nielsen. [Full Article...]

Peso back at P50 vs $1 after Fed comments

Peso back at P50 vs $1 after Fed comments Mr Dudley aligned himself with Chair Janet Yellen in declaring his expectation that a tight labour market will eventually trigger a rebound in inflation data that has been unexpectedly weak in recent months. The country's largest banks retreated following ratings downgrades from Moody's Investors Service. The pound had earlier sunk beneath $1.26 for the first time since mid-April as investors an... [Full Article...]

Democrats believe Michael Flynn is cooperating with investigation

Democrats believe Michael Flynn is cooperating with investigation Kushner's multiple contacts with Russian officials before they became public". Appearing on "The Situation Room", the Illinois Democrat said Kushner "shouldn't have clearance at this point", echoing a letter from House oversight committee ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings and citing a "whole series of activities", including "concerns about Mr. [Full Article...]

Victoria Azarenka wins first match back after birth of son

Victoria Azarenka wins first match back after birth of son Azarenka has been absent from the WTA Tour since the French Open a year ago, but made up for lost time by staving off three match points to defeat Ozaki 6-3 4-6 7-6 (9-7). "She's a very good fighter, and brings so many balls back, which is always tricky in a first match after you don't play a lot", she said. The third set was also touch and lengthy. [Full Article...]

What should the Cleveland Cavaliers do now?

What should the Cleveland Cavaliers do now? They blew through the playoffs, winning 16 of 17 games. The reigning two-time MVP reiterated Wednesday that he stands by his previous comments in response to the hypothetical question about whether he would visit the Trump White House if the Warriors were to win a championship. [Full Article...]

Sse Plc (SSE) PT Raised to GBX 1685 at Barclays PLC

The stock of Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, April 26 with "Buy". Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.64, from 2.22 in 2016Q3. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp invested in 59,062 shares. 6 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. [Full Article...]

Toshiba shares slip as it gears up for chip unit sale

Toshiba decided that a sale to the consortium would mean less concern about the feared leaking of technology overseas and loss of jobs in Japan , compared with the risk of selling to other contenders, as Japanese players in the consortium control a majority of voting rights. [Full Article...]

Whole Foods CEO hints at another brand under Amazon

Whole Foods CEO hints at another brand under Amazon The whole US grocery food industry is in the shock with this huge deal by Amazon .com of the Whole Food Markets . Whole Foods' UK employees have been kept in the dark about job security and wages, despite concerns that Amazon's takeover could result in a major shake-up at the supermarket chain. [Full Article...]

Oil prices climb off 10-month lows as US stockpiles drop

Oil prices climb off 10-month lows as US stockpiles drop The Bank of Russian Federation offered a sobering outlook on oil in its latest monetary-policy report , saying output growth in those three countries - along with a slowing economy in China and general ebbing demand for energy - could result in prices hitting $25 a barrel by mid-2018. [Full Article...]


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