• Big banks hit with levy and downgrade
Big banks hit with levy and downgrade

Moody's Investors Service cut the long-term credit rating of the big four Australian banks, citing elevated risks in the housing market. Moody' says it dropped its view, as Australia's credit conditions have deteriorated. It also said the change was not expected to have a "material impact on the availability or cost of funding" for the bank. ...

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  • Tory leadership contest would be 'very unwise', says Owen Paterson
Tory leadership contest would be 'very unwise', says Owen Paterson

After making stunning gains in 2015, Nicola Sturgeon's party lost seats to the Conservatives , Labour and the Liberal Democrats to see their numbers slashed to 35 MPs. The SNP was vehemently demanding a second referendum on Scotland seceding from the United Kingdom in late 2018 or early 2019, once the full final terms of Brexit start to be...

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  • Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn Fight to Air on ESPN July 1
Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn Fight to Air on ESPN July 1

With the time difference, the fight will air primetime in NY on Saturday night, July 1. In recent bouts, Pacquiao has rebounded from a tough decision loss to archrival Floyd Mayweather in May of 2015, which was the richest prizefight of all time, to beat Tim Bradley and Jessie Vargas on the road to redemption.

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  • Inspired Pakistan gives India a hiding
Inspired Pakistan gives India a hiding

However, India skipper Virat Kohli expressed disappointment after losing against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final but said that his team has just lost a game of cricket against a side which outplayed them. "Credit goes to my boys". Amir bowled brilliantly but all my bowlers bowled really well. Former Pakistan captain turned politici...

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  • Boeing announces plans for bigger 737 Max
Boeing announces plans for bigger 737 Max

President Macron flew into the show aboard an Airbus A400M military transporter in his first official engagement since winning a parliamentary majority in elections on Sunday. It initially made public less than half of those Monday, but said more orders will be announced in Paris later, including one large one. US President Donald Trump (POTUS)...

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  • Power-sharing talks are not a dance, Sinn Féin warns DUP
Power-sharing talks are not a dance, Sinn Féin warns DUP

The anticipated arrangement has forced the UK Government to reject suggestions its commitment to act with impartiality in Northern Ireland - as set out in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement - will be fatally undermined by any pact with the DUP .

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  • India's central bank keeps key interest rate unchanged
India's central bank keeps key interest rate unchanged

The Reserve Bank of India chose to remain "neutral" in its bi-monthly monetary policy committee (MPC) announcement. The RBI kept the repo rate unchanged, but softened its hawkish stance owing to the fall in retail inflation to a record low and lower-than-expected economic growth.

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  • Stocks march on as Fed rate hike looms, dollar steady
Stocks march on as Fed rate hike looms, dollar steady

On Wall Street , stocks closed mixed after the Fed's announcement. The vote in favor of the hike was unanimous. Asian equities turned cautious on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time this year, as was widely expected by markets.

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

French voters are casting ballot. Seeing the new president widely acclaimed and admired on the worldwide stage has made voters at home sit up and take note - and decide to give him a chance. France's youngest leader since Napoleon, Macron emerged from relative obscurity to score a thumping win in the presidential election in May. His confide...

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  • UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks
UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks

That follows preliminary talks last week between EU negotiator Michel Barnier and David Davis , Britain's secretary of state for exiting the European Union, in Brussels that ended Thursday . While the European Union negotiating team led by Michel Barnier has been ready for months, Britain stalled even after it triggered the two-year proce...

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  • Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show
Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show

The 190-230-seat 737 MAX 10 aircraft will boast more seats and a revamped landing gear . (BA) packaged its Paris Air Show introduction of the 737 MAX 10 not only with 240 orders from 10 customers, but also with something different: The increases in its stock price moved Boeing last week into the top spot of the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones I...

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  • Kovind is NDA's pick for President
Kovind is NDA's pick for President

Stating that the prime minister spoke to him about the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind , Patnaik said, "He (PM) sought BJD's support in this regard". AICC general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad said the non-NDA parties will discuss the issue before taking any step.

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  • British Jewish leaders condemn van attack on Muslim worshippers
British Jewish leaders condemn van attack on Muslim worshippers

British Prime Minister Theresa May said police were investigating the incident as a terrorist attack. Prime Minister May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this awful incident". A new board of trustees and management took over in February 2005, a year after Abu Hamza was arrested by British police, since when attendance has great...

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  • Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 announced
Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 announced

This Champions Trophy went ahead as scheduled despite a terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester, northern England, on May 22 that killed 22 people. "We'd like our bowlers to exploit it", Kohli said , but his inform seamers were up against Pakistan's openers, Zaman and Ali, determined to hand their side a solid platform.

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  • Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels . The talks should be completed by April 2019, but could be extended if all 27 European Union countries agree. ...

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  • Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown
Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown

It was a home win for Pletcher, who is based at Belmont Park in NY, and with his third victor of the race he became the first trainer to claim the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes with two different horses since D Wayne Lukas in 1996.

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  • Boeing pushes new 737 Max 10 at Paris Air Show
Boeing pushes new 737 Max 10 at Paris Air Show

On January 13 this year, SpiceJet had Friday announced one of the biggest aircraft order in the country buying 205 aircraft from Boeing for around Dollars 22 billion or around Rs 1.5 lakh crore. Like Boeing's other 737 MAX models, the MAX 10 incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, Bo...

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  • The Whole Foods Market (WFM) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.48
The Whole Foods Market (WFM) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.48

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group restated a buy rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of Whole Foods Market in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & wor...

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  • Trump to modernise America's Air Traffic Control System
Trump to modernise America's Air Traffic Control System

Trump will sign a decision memo, and a letter to Congress on the principles in his air-traffic control plan at the White House Monday. The National Air Traffic Controllers' union has opposed any for-profit model, but in the past supported a federally chartered not-for-profit corporation model.

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  • Expect to pay more to ship your packages this holiday season
Expect to pay more to ship your packages this holiday season

Between December 17 and December 23 UPS Next Day Air shipping will cost an extra 81 cents, UPS 2nd Day Air will cost an extra 97 cents and UPS Ground shipping will cost an extra 27 cents. "UPS flexes its delivery network to process near double our already massive regular daily volume, and that creates exceptional demands ", UPS chief commercial of...

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