• Saudi Arabia shuts down Al Jazeera office
Saudi Arabia shuts down Al Jazeera office

Qatar specifically is home to one of the largest USA military bases in the Middle East , Al Udeid Air Base , with over 11,000 US and coalition service members deployed there and more than 100 aircraft. It is an open secret that both Saudi Arabia and Qatar back their proxy militant groups throughout West Asia. On Monday, U.S. Secretary of...

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  • Fair Work Commission rules on minimum wage
Fair Work Commission rules on minimum wage

The Expert Panel came to its conclusion based on new research, especially the RAND Report , which analysed all previous studies on the effect of the United Kingdom minimum wage on employment, hours and job retention. While the Commission took into consideration the strong economic environment, Mallett questions "why such a high increase, when we a...

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  • New car sales slide ahead of election as buyers 'pause for thought'
New car sales slide ahead of election as buyers 'pause for thought'

Now that United Kingdom councils are jumping on the punitive measures bandwagon as well, Dieselgate is finally having a tangible effect on the market. They now have a record 4.4% market share. "The serious concern for the vehicle sector is that it looks highly probable that the fundamentals for consumers will weaken markedly further over the comi...

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  • Walmart Testing Associate Home Delivery Service
Walmart Testing Associate Home Delivery Service

The test program will deliver most orders the day after they are placed. Marc Lore, CEO of Walmart's US online operations, says imagine all the routes employees drive to and from work, "and the houses they pass along the way". Currently Walmart has more than one million associates employed in 4,700 stores across the US. Walmart says it has ...

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  • Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact
Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact

The video is the latest sign that French President Emmanuel Macron - whom the BBC has described as the " anti-Trump " and a master at communication - could be the vying for the most captivating leader of the free world as Trump retreats to the White House, eschewing the world stage.

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  • Laviolette asks Predators fans not to throw stuff on ice
Laviolette asks Predators fans not to throw stuff on ice

It was his first goal in the Final since 2009, but it wasn't almost enough. The NHL stopped play shortly thereafter, awarding Gaudreau the score after a review clearly showed the puck crossed the line. His second was the game-winner in Saturday's 5-1 triumph over the Pittsburgh Penguins and made him the team leader in this series . Moments lat...

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  • Katy Perry honours Manchester victims with One Love Manchester outfit
Katy Perry honours Manchester victims with One Love Manchester outfit

Fans who were at Ariana's concert at Manchester Arena when the attack happened were given free tickets to the benefit show. She also performed One Last Time , Be Alright, Break Free and a duet with boyfriend Mac Miller and later with Miley Cyrus .

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  • Tillerson insists Trump is not turning back on climate change
Tillerson insists Trump is not turning back on climate change

Trump formally announced his decision to leave the historic worldwide agreement Thursday after promising to take the action during last year's campaign. "I did answer the question because I said the discussions the president and I have had over the last few weeks focused on one key issue: Is Paris good or bad for this country?" "The pledg...

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  • White House: Trump will not try to stop Comey testimony
White House: Trump will not try to stop Comey testimony

Comey's notes reportedly say Trump asked his then-FBI director to back off investigations of Russian influence on the USA election, and on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Lawmakers are especially interested in reports that Trump sought to persuade Comey to shut down an investigation into the president's former national security ...

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  • Trump officially declares travel restrictions as travel ban
Trump officially declares travel restrictions as travel ban

On Monday, Trump called the courts "slow and political ". Those tweets undermine an earlier statement by Trump's communications team, and emphasize the struggle with communicating for a President who is known for his off-the-cuff ability to reach out to his followers directly on Twitter .

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  • Qatari markets plunge after Arab neighbours cut ties
Qatari markets plunge after Arab neighbours cut ties

He emphasized that Iran had always stressed that any problem in the Middle East should be resolved by the countries of the region. In terms of more pressing football matters, there are no Qatari clubs left in the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Champions League and Qatar's next qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation is ...

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  • White House: Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey testimony
White House: Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey testimony

Democrats have so far expressed little enthusiasm for working with Trump . These tweets came on the heels of his repugnant volley directed at London mayor Sadiq Khan after a terrorist attack in that city. Some of that fear abated, these aides said, when Trump entered the White House. Trump refused to back down and instead accused the main...

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  • Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) shows Price to Sale ratio of 0.95
Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) shows Price to Sale ratio of 0.95

The company had revenue of $15.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.62 billion. Net profit margin of Vipshop Holdings Limited ( VIPS ) was recorded at 3.6 percent, operating profit margin was 3.9 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 24 percent.

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  • ASOS plc (ASC) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co
ASOS plc (ASC) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Peel Hunt's price objective points to a potential downside of 7.65% from the company's previous close. Several other research firms also recently issued reports on SMDS. Greencore Group has a 50 day moving average of 237.57 and a 200 day moving average of 243.44. Shawbrook Group Plc has GBX 410 highest and GBX 170 lowest target.

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  • Are you attending the London Bridge attack vigil?
Are you attending the London Bridge attack vigil?

With the London attack dominating attention, a reduction in the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during May's six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the election agenda. Last week Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn described the prime minister's position as "subservience" to the president. ...

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  • ISM: Non-Manufacturing Sector Grew in May
ISM: Non-Manufacturing Sector Grew in May

Seventeen non-manufacturing industries reported growth for the month, such as real estate, rental and leasing, construction and utilities, the group said. The Nasdaq Composite Index dipped 10.11 points, or 0.16 percent, to 6,295.68. Separate data showed U.S. factory orders ticked down 0.2% in April, following four consecutive months of gains.

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  • Will Privatizing Air Traffic Control Services Result In Modernization?
Will Privatizing Air Traffic Control Services Result In Modernization?

Trump says the current system isn't working. "The previous administration spent over $7 billion trying to upgrade the system and totally failed. Honestly, they didn't know what the hell they were doing-a total waste of money". Copyright 2017 NPR . To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. The U.S. airline industry has been campaigning since the 19...

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  • Trump won't use executive privilege to cuck Comey's testimony
Trump won't use executive privilege to cuck Comey's testimony

Comey was leading a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign when the president fired him last month. He also admitted that he made a decision to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation from his top appointees at the Department of Ju...

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  • FTB Advisors Inc. Boosts Position in Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)
FTB Advisors Inc. Boosts Position in Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)

The SI to Fbr & Company's float is 4.29%. The stock declined 0.46% or $0.28 reaching $60.42 on the news. Eii Capital Management Inc bought 32,200 shares as the company's stock declined 11.85% while stock markets rallied. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 31 with "Sector Perform". Since December 6, 2016, it had 2 ins...

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  • FIFA keeps close eye on Qatar's preparations for 2022 World Cup
FIFA keeps close eye on Qatar's preparations for 2022 World Cup

Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates hosts about 4,000 US military personnel, according to UAE officials. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). At a breakfast in Washington , Wilson stressed that the rift between Qatar and other nations has not affected what the Air Force and other coalition forces do.

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