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Finance Group: Trump is forcing losses in American tourism
Author: 0 Group: Trump is forcing losses in American tourism

The president's tweets Monday - which affirmed his belief that "what we need" is "a TRAVEL BAN" - do not ethically constrain the Justice Department from continuing to argue for executive branch discretion to set immigration policy. Some judges have asked why the president's statements, past or present, should matter in deciding the intent of an executive order. The ban would slap a temporary ban on travel to the United States on citizens from Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and ...

Finance Oil slips on worries Mideast rift could undermine OPEC cuts
Author: 0 Oil slips on worries Mideast rift could undermine OPEC cuts

USA light crude was down 20 cents at $47.20. Brent futures have fallen more than 8 per cent from their open on May 25, when OPEC opted to extend production cuts into 2018. With production capacity of about 600,000 barrels per day (bpd), Qatar's crude output ranks as one of OPEC's smallest, but tension within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries could weaken the supply deal, aimed at supporting prices.

Finance London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers
Author: 0 London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers

In a letter posted outside, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can" as investigators try to learn more about Khuram Shazad Butt . Trump drew criticism on Saturday night for failing to immediately reaffirm his support for the United Kingdom and express sympathy for victims, instead retweeting an unconfirmed Drudge Report story as London police were still responding to the incident.

Finance Net Neutrality Debate: Tech Companies, Advocacy Groups Plan Day Of Action
Author: 0 Net Neutrality Debate: Tech Companies, Advocacy Groups Plan Day Of Action

A coalition of activists and internet companies are mobilizing net neutrality supporters for an online demonstration next month against the Federal Communications Commission's plan to repeal the landmark rules . By highlighting the shortcomings of the GOP's Net neutrality plan, Democrats say, they could make passing the proposal politically untenable. "We will make it impossible for Chairman Pai to continue to cling to the sorts of alternative facts against net neutrality that we've ...

Author: 0 EQT Midstream Partners LP (EQM) Stake Boosted by Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc

Summit Midstream Partners ( NYSE SMLP ) remained flat at $23.05 on Friday. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, March 17 by Credit Suisse. Rafferty Asset Management Llc decreased Enable Midstream Partners Lp (ENBL) stake by 18.62% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Earnings per share is the segment of profit for a company that is allocated to every outstanding share of a company's common stock.

Finance South Africa Enters Recession In First Quarter Of 2017
Author: 0 South Africa Enters Recession In First Quarter Of 2017

Its last technical recession ended in 2009. The South African economy has gone into recession, at the same time that it tries to absorb continued political shockwaves in the wake of #GuptaLeaks and the recent cabinet reshuffle. Agriculture posted growth in a possible sign of recovery from a harsh drought, and mining grew partly because of a production increase in gold and platinum, according to the agency.

Finance Dish Network ordered to pay $280M in 'robocall' lawsuit
Author: 0 Dish Network ordered to pay $280M in 'robocall' lawsuit

The agency's complaint was filed jointly with attorneys general from California, Illinois, Ohio, and North Carolina. Bloomberg reported that Dish vowed to appeal Myerscough's decision, saying in a statement that "Dish has long taken its compliance with telemarketing laws seriously" and the company blamed contractors for the infractions.

Author: 0 Plans to Protect Access to Quality Health Care for New Yorkers

Cuomo is using their desire to keep reaping profits from those programs to make sure they don't cherry-pick their way out of the Obamacare market. Under those new regulations, accident and health insurance policies for individuals, small groups and students must cover the 10 "essential health benefits" and other rules that now apply under the Affordable Care Act , or lose their licenses.

Finance U.S. job growth slows; unemployment rate drops to 4.3 per cent
Author: 0 U.S. job growth slows; unemployment rate drops to 4.3 per cent

The unemployment rate fell as participation in the labour force also declined, to 62.7% of people that are either working or job hunting, from 62.9%. Wages in May increased 2.5 percent from the year before, in line with the moderate growth they've shown in recent months.

Author: 0 Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

At Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose, the covers were taken off iOS 11 for the first time. On the side of software: Apple pushed out major innovations to its handset operating system, iOS . The latest rumour is that Apple will add user profiles to tvOS because this truly is a shared device, and this has led to more speculation that it might also (finally) bring them to iOS as well.

Author: 0 Bayern Munich defend the club's close ties to Qatar

The two leaders spoke by phone after Saudi Arabia and its regional allies severed diplomatic ties with Qatar accusing the tiny Gulf nation of funding Islamist groups. "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off". Qatar vehemently denies the accusations. In a statement released by the Command of the Coalition to the news agency of Saudi Arabia, SPA, the decision to end the participation of the state of Qatar in the coalition was made due to "its ...

Finance Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Analytical Analysis
Author: 0 Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Analytical Analysis

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on CHK shares. Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK ) for 484 shares. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Tuesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MRNS) has declined 74.89% since June 5, 2016 and is downtrending.

Author: 0 (KGC) Shares Sold by Cipher Capital LP

Creative Planning now owns 38,921 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 11,643 shares during the last quarter. Among 17 analysts covering Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. The company reported an impressive total revenue of 3.47 Billion in the last fiscal year.

Author: 0 Apple Announces New Hardware & Updates At WWDC 2017

When it comes out in December , the HomePod will perform tasks that are comparable to what Siri now does, such as send messages, control smart home devices and get weather and news updates. The iOS 11 will be all about subtle changes, some artificial intelligence and a very clear advantage for iPad Pro devices. By saying, "Hey Siri , I like this song", HomePod and Apple Music become the flawless musicologist, learning preferences from hundreds of genres and moods, across tens of ...

Finance AMD and NVIDIA making cryptocurrency mining cards
Author: 0 AMD and NVIDIA making cryptocurrency mining cards

Remaining AMD graphics cards have seen a significant price increase. Things cooled down for a while as Bitcoin values fell sharply in early 2014, using GPUs become uneconomical for many, and goal built ASIC systems came to the fore. However it also means AMD, Nvidia and partners won't find them flooding the second hand graphics card market and inflicting boom/bust upon the industry.

Finance U.S. stocks fall ahead of Comey testimony
Author: 0 U.S. stocks fall ahead of Comey testimony

The person, who was not authorized to discuss the matter by name and spoke on condition of anonymity, says the request was made because of concerns Comey had about Trump. White House officials appear eager to keep the president away from television and Twitter Thursday, though those efforts rarely succeed. But in an interview with NBC News on May 12, Trump said he was going to fire Comey regardless but also cited "this Russian Federation thing" as the reason to fire him.

Author: 0 Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

Let us have a look at the devices that are rumored to launch at the Word Wide Developers Conference 2017 apart from the new iOS, Siri Smart speaker, and Magic keyboard. Apple also laid some groundwork for augmented reality, the projection of digital features onto real-world surroundings, by giving app developers tools for incorporating AR into their products.

Finance Trump suggests border wall with solar panels
Author: 0 Trump suggests border wall with solar panels

Trump was meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy , Whip Steve Scalise and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Whip John Cornyn. The electricity that is generated from the panels would be used to pay for the wall's construction, he said. Cost estimates range past $20 billion, but the White House had been seeking $1.4 billion as a down payment in the recently passed spending bill in order to start the process.

Author: 0 Apple Adds Hundreds Of Mobile Features With Launch of iOS 11

That size offers room for a full-size keyboard, something the 9.7-inch model couldn't. The suggested retail price for the Slim Combo for 10.5-inch iPad Pro is £109 and for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is £119. Some of the apps that will support the new device are the legendary Pokemon Go . Apple has not revealed if the feature can be turned off or how the technology will differentiate passengers from drivers.

Author: 0 Jitters push Treasury yields, dollar to 7-month lows

With two days to go until Britain holds a national election, the pound saw choppy trading as opinion polls have shown that Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labor party has ebbed over the last three weeks. He is expected to testify whether Trump asked him to shut down the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Finance Amazon Offers Prime Discount to Those Receiving Government Assistance
Author: 0 Amazon Offers Prime Discount to Those Receiving Government Assistance

House of Representatives. Amazon is providing discounts on its Prime membership program to customers on government assistance as it expands into groceries and as it goes head-to-head with Walmart. In 2014, Walmart made an estimated $13 billion on food-stamp purchases, or 4 percent of its total sales. While targeting low-income Americans might not appear to be a lucrative strategy, it could prove to be a smart tactic.

Author: 0 Kuwait tries to mediate crisis between Qatar, Arab nations

They said they would take a hard line on funding... He later tweeted: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" The president's sharp critique of Qatar, which is home to a major U.S. Ordinary Qataris crowded into supermarkets to stock up on goods, fearing shortages. The closure of Qatar's land border will likely leave contractors with no choice, but to import building materials by sea, driving up prices and potentially delaying the projects, Skinner said.

Author: 0 Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Mr Turnbull paid tribute to the swift response of police and offered condolences to the family of a man murdered in the attack at serviced apartments in the bayside suburb of Brighton. Seven reported that a male caller said the attack was related to Islamic State. ISIS provided no evidence to their claim of responsibility in the Melbourne attack and Ashton said there was no indication that any wider network was involved in Monday's shooting.

Finance The pros and cons of privatizing air traffic control
Author: 0 The pros and cons of privatizing air traffic control

Currently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for air traffic control, however, under Trump's proposal; a not-for-profit corporation will handle air traffic control functions for the busiest airspace on the planet.

Finance Contrasting views of health care report
Author: 0 Contrasting views of health care report

The GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would cut Colorado's Medicaid funding by $14 billion, and cause 23 million people nationally to lose health coverage , according to the latest estimates by the Congressional Budget Office .

Finance J Crew's Drexler hands over the CEO reins
Author: 0 J Crew's Drexler hands over the CEO reins

That puts brands like J. Crew in a hard position to compete as styles come and go quicker than ever. In 2011, J.Crew stockholders approved a $3 billion private equity buyout . At the height of the Great Recession in 2008, J.Crew unveiled a higher-priced line, called J.Crew Collection. He also worked in merchandising roles for Anthropologie , J.C.

Author: 0 Trump wishes Comey luck, allies aim at lawman's credibility

Insider James Comey , but it's important to set the record straight in advance of and during his testimony". The president asserted that Comey told him three times that he was not personally under investigation, while the former director's associates allege Trump asked Comey if he could back off an investigation into Michael Flynn , who was sacked as national security adviser because he misled the White House about his ties to Russian Federation.

Finance London attack: Will the General Election go ahead?
Author: 0 London attack: Will the General Election go ahead?

Mrs May said: "Our thoughts are with those who are caught up in these awful events". Steven Fielding, professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, said it was "about as close as you can get to a campaign speech while pretending to be uniting the nation at this moment of crisis".

Finance 3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet
Author: 0 3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

Tesla Inc. was riding high as it hosted its annual shareholders' meeting Tuesday. There were still a few interesting tidbits though. Musk also highlighted the fact that the Model X had "too many cool features" and in hindsight would have liked to roll out more advanced features over time.

Finance Australian Q1 GDP due at the bottom of the hour - another preview
Author: 0 Australian Q1 GDP due at the bottom of the hour - another preview

Australia's economy avoided the ignominy of contracting but only narrowly grew at a sluggish 0.3 per cent in the first three months of the year. "In the context of the past few years, it is still a fairly weak outcome", JP Morgan economist Tom Kennedy told AFP of the latest figures.

Finance New York City cabs test ride-sharing for discounted fares
Author: 0 New York City cabs test ride-sharing for discounted fares

These extensive records consist of information on hours and miles the drivers logged, driver incentives, traffic violations and city zip codes the drivers visited. There are now more than 50,000 cars operating through ride-sharing services in the city, and the monthly ridership exceeded 16 million passengers by the end of 2016.

Author: 0 Brazil's president gets police questions in corruption probe

According to a new poll by the CUT workers' union, 90 percent of Brazilians prefer direct general elections to choose a new president democratically in the event that Temer steps down or is removed from office. "Temer has built a coalition of supporters in the Supreme Electoral Court under the argument that people may not like him, but there's no consensus about who his successor should be", he said.

Finance Local reporter fired after viral tirade outside of comedy club
Author: 0 Local reporter fired after viral tirade outside of comedy club

Campbell had reportedly been ejected from the Helium Comedy Club for "loud whispering" after being given three warnings on June 4. "After spending two minutes throwing out relentless profanity and insults, the patient officer finally [has enough and] handcuffs and arrests [Campbell] after she appears to spit on a [club] manager and attempts to shove her shoe in his face", the Inquirer goes on to explain.

Author: 0 11 changes coming to iPhone with Apple's iOS 11

Live photos get continuous video loops and bounce effect. Also, the new iPad Pro model is created to support fast charging, backed by USB 3 support and compatibility with Apple's latest smart covers. Next up was Apple's new version of macOS called High Sierra, which was launched with new Safari browser. It will allow users to automatically block auto-play videos by detecting videos that shouldn't be playing when you open a webpage to read an article, for example.