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Markets Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border to pilgrims
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border to pilgrims

The Salwa border crossing had been shut after Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar in June, accusing it of supporting and funding Islamist extremist groups.

Markets Investment Dollars Pour into India's Ecommerce Sector
Author: 0 Investment Dollars Pour into India's Ecommerce Sector

Flipkart has now raised more than $6 billion in cash since starting out in 2007, by far the highest by any Indian start-up and among the highest by any start-up globally. "SoftBank's proven track record of partnering with transformative technology leaders has earned it the reputation of being a visionary investor", the co-founders said in the statement.

Markets Dutch farmers 'powerless' on contaminated eggs
Author: 0 Dutch farmers 'powerless' on contaminated eggs

It said there was no evidence that eggs laid in the United Kingdom are contaminated or that Fipronil has been used inappropriately in the United Kingdom farms - where 85 per cent of the eggs consumed in Britain are laid. "Investigations to date indicate that any affected products are no longer on the shelves". Belgian officials said on Saturday they had kept the problem secret and failed to trigger the EU's worldwide food safety alert system, but said it was because of a fraud probe.

Markets 3 wounded in shooting at popular park in San Francisco, police say
Author: 0 3 wounded in shooting at popular park in San Francisco, police say

One person was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, he said, while the other two were expected to survive. Two people directly behind him were struck, one in the head and another in the leg, Hatter said, while he escaped with a leg injury, possibly from a fragment of a ricocheting bullet.

Markets Real GDP Grew by 2.6% in the Second Quarter
Author: 0 Real GDP Grew by 2.6% in the Second Quarter

Defense spending by the federal government had a banner quarter, rising at the fastest pace in six years at 5.2 percent, more than offsetting the drop in non-defense spending which sank 1.9 percent, the biggest loss since 2013. Wall Street still expects some kind of tax-cut package to move through Congress by early next year. Household outlays rose at a 2.8% pace, an improvement from the first quarter's 1.9%.

Markets Siemens divests from Russian power firm
Author: 0 Siemens divests from Russian power firm

Siemens, which owns 46 per cent of the joint venture, said the move was a breach of its contractual agreements and of European Union regulations. That followed a report in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper that said Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the assurance personally to Germany's foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel , in September.

Markets Possible Scripps-Discovery Merger Boosts Both Stocks
Author: 0 Possible Scripps-Discovery Merger Boosts Both Stocks

KCG Holdings Inc.'s holdings in Scripps Networks Interactive were worth $2,227,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 78,323 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,455,196.95.

Markets Trump's election panel puts hold on voter data request
Author: 0 Trump's election panel puts hold on voter data request

The two new lawsuits add to the potential roadblocks faced by the commission, whose request for voting information from more than 150 million registered voters has drawn bipartisan criticism across the states as an assault on privacy and states' rights and a stealth attempt at voter suppression.

Markets Germans yank U.S. commerce secretary mid-speech
Author: 0 Germans yank U.S. commerce secretary mid-speech

The attendees of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's political party's business conference in Berlin laughed and cheered when U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's video address was cut off on Tuesday after Ross went over his time limit. Bent on tackling trade deficits, the Trump Administration now appears to have its heart set on reducing the trade imbalance with European Union states, Germany in particular, in the hope it can open up their markets for USA firms.

Markets Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on
Author: 0 Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

Both Constand , now 44, and Cosby agree the performer gave her pills on the night in question. And so I continue and I go into the area that is somewhere between permission and rejection. "The statement was not accurate". "Knowing Mr. Cosby is to know he's a comedian - there's always a sense of laughter and I'm grateful to see that his spirit hasn't been broken as a result of this process because it's arduous".

Markets Justices side with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit
Author: 0 Justices side with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

When the two plaintiff couples in the case submitted paperwork listing both spouses as parents, the state sent them back birth certificates that listed only the birth mother. "Echoing the court below, the State defends its birth certificate law on the ground that being named on a child's birth certificate is not a benefit that attends marriage".

Author: 0 Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback

Let's get on with the job", he said. But by 1996, his majority slowly disintegrated as MPs defected and resigned - triggering bye-elections and leaving his regime in disarray. The alliance makes some modernizing Conservatives uneasy. "She's staying, for now", one Conservative Party source told Reuters. Because the DUP are a party that only stand for election in Northern Ireland, you may not have heard of them unless you live there.

Markets Google and Other Tech Stocks: Impact on the S&P 500 Surge
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Nasdaq's biotechnology index.NBI rose 2.5 percent in its biggest one-day gain since February while the S&P's healthcare index.SPXHC had a record-high close. S&P 500 e-minis were up 7.25 points, or 0.3 percent, with 138,274 contracts traded. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.19 percent.

Markets Sensex down 58 points; NIfty settles below 9650
Author: 0 Sensex down 58 points; NIfty settles below 9650

The BSE Sensex also on Wednesday closed nearly 81 points higher at 31,271.28, buoyed by the RBI's status quo on policy rates and a revised estimate of a good monsoon. Overseas, most Asian stocks gained ahead of a number of news events with global implications. Among 51 stocks in Nifty, 21 stocks ended higher and 30 shares ended lower.

Markets British airways passengers face 3rd day of disruption
Author: 0 British airways passengers face 3rd day of disruption

But he says there will still be delays, as well as some canceled short-haul flights. The CEO of British Airways, Alex Cruz, told Sky News the IT outage that grounded flights and stranded passengers was due to a power surge that affected messaging across their systems.

Markets Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing
Author: 0 Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing

No injuries have been reported. In this image made from video, a hole is seen in the engine of China Eastern airlines Flight 736 after it landed in Sydney , Australia, Monday, June 12, 2017. Aviation expert Professor Jason Middleton, from the University of New South Wales Aviation School, has described the incident as "a very rare event".

Markets Jury selection nearing end for OH cop's murder retrial
Author: 0 Jury selection nearing end for OH cop's murder retrial

Judge Leslie Ghiz expects the prosecution will call UC police officers Lt. Tim Barge, Philip Kidd and David Lindenschmidt, and a civilian witness. Ray Tensing, center, listens to the opening statement by his defense attorney Stewart Mathews during his retrial Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati .

Author: 0 S Korean Official Discharged Over 'Intentional' Omission of THAAD Report Section

Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, had allowed the United States to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system to deal with North Korean nuclear threats. The Yonhap news agency reported that Mattis and Han will meet on the sidelines of the event and likely will discuss both the North Korea issue and THAAD .

Author: 0 Cavaliers wearing black jerseys for Game 2: 2017 NBA Finals

The Cleveland coach says Kerr is someone he respected even before he started coaching and is glad Golden State has its leader back. James has 18 points, 10 assists and six rebounds already. He's looking for his fourth ring, and a second consecutive victory over Golden State. Cleveland had worn its blue jersey on the road for its first eight games.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Preview: Warriors vs. Cavs Part III

Let the Warriors score 103 points, they're nearly certainly going to win. The NBA Finals is here and once again it will feature the Golden State Warriors . Does the Cavs defense hold up early and can the shooters hit the open 3-pointers they'll likely get to help quite what will be a loud Oracle Crowd? It's just so rare for someone who was sacked in the middle of a contract to end up on a Finals-bound team, while the team he was sacked from also heads to the Finals .

Author: 0 Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Position Lowered by Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc

Among 9 analysts covering Kite Realty Group Trust ( NYSE:KRG ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Independence Realty Trust, Inc. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 52 week low of $121.73 and a 52 week high of $171.08. Shares for $50,800 were bought by Eisenstat Abraham on Thursday, March 23.

Markets Phillies Hall Of Fame Pitcher Jim Bunning Dies At Age 85
Author: 0 Phillies Hall Of Fame Pitcher Jim Bunning Dies At Age 85

Facing questions about his behavior, Bunning ended his political career in 2009 when he announced that he would not seek a third Senate term the next year. The Kentucky Republican served stints on a city council and in the state Senate before a almost quarter-century career in Congress. He was active in the rise of the baseball players' union in the 1960s, joining with Robin Roberts and Harvey Kuenn in recruiting Marvin Miller, then an economist for the steelworkers, as the union's ...

Markets Bank of India narrows net loss to Rs 1045.54 cr
Author: 0 Bank of India narrows net loss to Rs 1045.54 cr

State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd on Monday said it has signed a first-ever time-swap deal to sell some of its USA liquefied natural gas (LNG) as it rejigs the supply portfolio in line with domestic demand. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 22.83 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, Novartis India said in a filing to BSE .

Markets Sensex, Nifty accelerate as FMCG stocks rally
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty accelerate as FMCG stocks rally

Shares of Maruti rose 2.70 per cent, M&M 1.71 per cent, Wipro 1.15 per cent, Tata Steel 0.78 per cent and Hero Motoco 0.58 per cent. "Pharma continued to taste bitterness in earnings due to high competition which is impacting the sentiment of the sector for the long-term", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services.

Markets Analysts Keeping an Eye on: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)
Author: 0 Analysts Keeping an Eye on: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

Deutsche Bank downgraded United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) on Wednesday, November 4 to "Hold" rating. Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark legislation.

Markets Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power
Author: 0 Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power

According to the Swiss government website , it is aimed at reducing energy consumption, increasing energy efficiency and promoting renewable energies such as water, solar, wind and geothermal power, as well as biomass fuels. In addition, the planned program to reduce energy consumption by introducing new energy standards and tax privileges for those involved in energy innovation.

Markets Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election
Author: 0 Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

It suggested that voters' impression of Labour in marginal seats improved when questions prompted them to think about their local area and their sitting MP rather than about the national campaign - implying that a visit from the national party leader might not necessarily be beneficial to Labour's vote.

Markets Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent
Author: 0 Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent

The 15-year FRM also decreased slightly to 3.27%, down from 3.29% last week, but still up from 2.81% last year. On Thursday, the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield US10YT=RR fell to a one-month low at 2.18 percent as safety bids for US government bonds grew on worries about a scandal around Brazilian President Michel Temer, spurring a rout in the Brazilian stock market .BVSP.

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