• Household spending falls for first time in four years, Visa finds

    Household spending falls for first time in four years, Visa finds

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    Online retailers, on the other hand, fared well, with spend up 6.9 per cent'. Our Index clearly shows that with rising prices and stalling wage growth, more of us are starting to feel the squeeze. There was also a marginal decline of 0.6% in spending on food and drink. Spending by British households had been increasing only marginally in the first four months of 2017 and May's figure was down from a 0.3 per cent increase in April.
  • Cavs staying resilient as series heads back to Oakland

    Cavs staying resilient as series heads back to Oakland

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    LeBron James involvement is crucial for the Cavaliers . Also, in the closing moments of Game 3 when Kevin Durant buried a go-ahead 3-pointer, Stephen Curry celebrated by popping a momentary squat - which some have interpreted as Curry pretending to defecate on the Cavs' court.
  • Amazon executive hopeful Siri and Alexa will communicate with each other

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    Google followed in 2016 with Google Home , and Microsoft is now working with Harman Kardon on the Invoke smart speaker, which uses voice-assistant Cortana. Apple needs to get machine intelligence right for its entire product portfolio because it's a critical enabling technology, not because it needs to compete against Google and Amazon to answer the most arcane voice query.
  • Fog slowly lifts over Sydney

    Fog slowly lifts over Sydney

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    One global flight was diverted to Brisbane. Sydney Airport remained open but travellers were warned to expect delays and check the status of their flights with the airline. Thick fog also fell across large parts of the country on Monday morning including Brisbane, southern New South Wales, the ACT to central Victoria and the Adelaide Hills.
  • Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number

    Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number

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    First-time Tonys host Kevin Spacey kicked off the show with a medley of songs referencing his self-doubt about successfully hosting the annual awards show compared to past hosts Neil Patrick Harris, James Corden and Hugh Jackman. Broadway.com asked Grove in the Tony Awards press room if the production, co-produced by John Legend, had legs to move elsewhere since the conclusion of its limited run in March.
  • Tata Comm enters into partnership with Alibaba Cloud

    Tata Comm enters into partnership with Alibaba Cloud

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    Alibaba's entry in cloud computing in India will add to the fierce completion in the country which already has players like Amazon and Microsoft. By accessing "ExpressConnect", a high-speed dedicated connection that securely links customers with their Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) and connecting through Tata Communications' " IZO Private Connect " service, enterprises can scale their cloud connectivity and enable rapid provisioning of capacity to Alibaba Cloud.
  • Near-final results show Macron's party winning

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    With 46 percent of votes counted from Sunday's balloting, the Interior Ministry said Macron's Republic on the Move party had more than 26 percent of votes in the elections for the 577 seats in the National Assembly . More than 50,000 police were on patrol during the vote, with France still jittery after a wave of jihadist attacks across Europe. "I am particularly concerned about the fact that 1 French person out of 2 did not vote", Valérie Pécresse, the president of the center-right ...
  • Malaysia Airlines Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

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    He also reasoned that the delay in getting passengers off the plane was because of initial reports that there was possibly more than one offender and more than one explosive on board. Malaysia's Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said the " disruptive passenger " was apparently drunk. Police weren't treating it as a terrorist incident.
  • General Electric CEO is stepping down

    General Electric CEO is stepping down

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    In keeping with the company's tradition, Mr Flannery has been promoted from within GE where he was most recently in charge of healthcare. Flannery, who will take over the role effective 1August, will also succeed Immelt as chairman when the latter retires at the end of the year after 16 years at the helm.
  • Pound drops on uncertain United Kingdom election outcome

    Pound drops on uncertain United Kingdom election outcome

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    But another prominent internal critic, former education secretary Nicky Morgan, said Mrs May should "carry on" and was "entitled" to see whether she can form an administration. Then, attacks in Manchester and London that killed a total of 30 people brought the campaign to a halt - twice, sent a wave of anxiety through Britain and forced May to defend the government's record on fighting terrorism.
  • Price Target Analysis of PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE)

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    TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Mutual of America Capital Management LLC Boosts Position in PDC Energy Inc ( PDCE )" was originally published by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. (PDCE) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 4.27% for the week, and 3.22% for the last month. Canaccord Genuity set a $85.00 price objective on PDC Energy and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, February 11th.
  • Gulf Nations, Qatar Ease Diplomatic Rift Slightly

    Gulf Nations, Qatar Ease Diplomatic Rift Slightly

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    Turkey has also stepped in to help Qatar , supplying the desert country with dairy products. Qatar faces isolation by fellow Arab countries after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt severed ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their adversary Iran.
  • The Wells Fargo & Company MN Sells 478045 Shares of Allegion PLC (ALLE)

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    Imperial Capital upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $68 target in Thursday, January 14 report. ALLE has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/06/07/allegion-plc-alle-price-target-raised-to-85-00-updated-updated.html.
  • "Tri" buscará paso definitivo a Rusia a costa de EUA

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    El técnico de la selección de Estados Unidos de futbol, Bruce Arena , reconoció la jerarquía de su similar mexicana en la zona y la calificó como la mejor de la Confederación Norte, Centroamericana y del Caribe de Futbol ( Concacaf ), pero espera poder vencer mañana en el estadio Azteca .
  • Asia stocks dip, dollar buoyant as Federal Reserve comes into view

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    Most of the Asian stocks are losing as they enter the week; tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. dwindles down as they manage to catch the United States currents of technology selloff spread. Sterling was down 0.05 percent at $1.2734 GBP=D4 after sliding 1.7 percent on Friday, when it plumbed a near two-month low of $1.2636. Prime Minister Theresa May had reappointed most of her ministers on Sunday but brought a Brexit campaigner and party rival into government to ...
  • Macron's party set for huge French parliamentary majority

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    His fledgling Republic on the Move! - contesting its first-ever election and fielding many candidates with no political experience at all - was on course to deliver him a legislative majority so crushing that Macron's rivals fretted that the 39-year-old president will be able to govern France nearly unopposed for his full five-year term.
  • Forza Motorsport 7 coming to Xbox One and PC this October

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    Microsoft has dropped the price of the Xbox One S at a time when the company plans to release a new home console at the Xbox briefing next week. Microsoft dropped the price of Xbox One to $299 right before the launch of Xbox One S and then brought it further down to $279 after announcing the new console.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Arriving Exclusively for Xbox One

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Arriving Exclusively for Xbox One

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    For those looking forward to their 4K experience, the Xbox One X will provide true 4K with 8 Million Pixels, premium Dolby Atmos sound, a wide colour gamut and 4K UHD Blu-Ray playback. The box is smaller even than the Xbox One S, even though it is vastly more powerful. In Microsoft's E3 briefing tonight they astounded fans with the unveiling of the Xbox One X .
  • Conservatives hang on to minority in United Kingdom election

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    Mr Johnson's eight-point message said Tory MPs must "stop the narrative" that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "somehow won this thing", noting he "barely did better" than Gordon Brown in 2010, ITV News reported. Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K.in which same-sex marriage is illegal. And I think pretty much everyone thinks it is only a matter of time before she either resigns or is forced out by her own party.
  • Los conservadores de Theresa May pierden la mayoría absoluta en el Parlamento

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    El resultado electoral, que ha dejado un Parlamento fragmentado , ha sumido las negociaciones del "brexit" en una gran incertidumbre y éstas no comenzarían en la fecha prevista, el próximo día 19. Pero incluso este arreglo se ve tambaleante. "Creo que eso es suficiente para que se vaya", sostuvo el dirigente laborista, que ganó su escaño con más de 40.000 votos, Prometió que los diputados laboristas se asegurarían de que las políticas del manifiesto del partido fueran "presentadas al ...
  • United States urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar

    United States urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar

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    Trump has tapped Tillerson to de-escalate the Gulf crisis. Doha is a longstanding supporter of groups aligned with the Muslim Brotherhood , an Islamist movement now banned in Egypt , Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations. "I won't name other countries but we are not done solving the problem, but we will solve that problem", he said. Qatar said it led the region in attacking what it called the roots of terrorism.
  • China auto sales shrink 2.6 pct in May, SUVs up 13.5 pct

    China auto sales shrink 2.6 pct in May, SUVs up 13.5 pct

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    BEIJING, June 12 China vehicle sales edged down 0.1 percent in May from a year earlier to 2.1 million vehicles, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said on Monday. Purchases of SUVs rose 13.5 percent, helping to offset a 9.3 percent plunge in sedan sales. "Last year was just too strong and now the policy impact is fading away", said Yale Zhang, managing director of Shanghai-based consultancy Automotive Foresight.
  • Firman cuatro acuerdos económicos México y Alemania

    Firman cuatro acuerdos económicos México y Alemania

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    Uno de los temas que tocó fue la libertad de prenda, indicando que los periodistas solo pueden realizar su trabajo cuando existen condiciones de seguridad y que su gobierno apoyará cuando lo puedan hacer para esclarecer casos de este tipo. "Sabemos que el crimen organizado es un reto, y haremos todo por ayudar a México ", expresó. En tanto, el Presidente Peña reafirmó su compromiso común en temas como la democracia, la protección del medio ambiente, el libre comercio y los derechos ...
  • AMLO no tiene elementos para impugnar la elección del Edomex: PRI

    AMLO no tiene elementos para impugnar la elección del Edomex: PRI

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    Y es que resulta que los oscuros triunfos de los candidatos del PRI en los comicios del Estado de México y Coahuila destaparon coincidencias entre el PAN, el PRD y Morena; los dirigentes del PAN vieron y sintieron el apoyo del candidato de Morena y no se veía por ningún lado el apoyo de los líderes del PAN en el Edomex, prácticamente estaban dejando sola a Delfina Gómez.
  • Penguins a Game 6 win from defending Cup title

    Penguins a Game 6 win from defending Cup title

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    Limiting chances: Through three Stanley Cup Final games, Nashville held Pittsburgh to 13 high-danger scoring chances at even strength, according to naturalstattrick.com . "From the start, you knew Sid was a phenom and he was going to have a great career and win many Stanley Cups , : Lemieux said ". The Penguins won their fifth title - all of which have been clinched on the road - to tie the Wayne Gretzky-Mark Messier-era Edmonton Oilers for sixth on the all-time list.
  • El FMI inicia la ronda de encuentros con los ministros — ARGENTINA

    El FMI inicia la ronda de encuentros con los ministros — ARGENTINA

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    Se trata de la segunda misión del FMI que llega al país desde que Cambiemos está en el poder, una práctica que se abandonó en 2005 cuando Néstor Kirchner decidió terminár con la deuda para con el fondo. El objetivo de la misión es que el FMI tenga "una visión más instruida sobre las perspectivas económicas del país así como la evolución de la política económica".
  • Conservadores de Theresa May pierden mayoría absoluta

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    El exministro y rival de May, ahora redactor jefe del diario The Evening Standard , se sumó a la larga lista de los que creen que la situación de May se ha vuelto insostenible desde el humillante revés registrado en las elecciones anticipadas del jueves.
  • Penguins Beat Preds 2-0, Repeat As Stanley Cup Champs

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    All eyes were on the exchange between P.K. Subban and Sidney Crosby after Listerine-gate became an unexpected storyline during the series. Game 6 was electric from start to finish. Filip Forsberg took a shot that Murray stopped, but the puck rolled loose to Murray's left. While both sides featured plenty of high-impact players and clutch performers throughout the two-month playoff journey, Crosby stood out.
  • Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

    Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

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    The opposite has happened, she has been dealt a weak hand, having lost the majority in the parliament. It was three years before the next scheduled election, and the conservatives already had a secure, if small, majority. People told pollsters that they were anxious about the future of the National Health Service, that they didnt like Mays flip-flops on elderly care, that they were unnerved by instability unleashed by the Tories .
  • The 2017 Tony Awards get political

    The 2017 Tony Awards get political

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    Gavin Creel won best featured actor in a musical for " Hello, Dolly! ", the revival that scored 10 nominations. Veteran Bette Midler won her second Tony with best actress in a musical for her role in Hello, Dolly! , which won four prizes.
  • It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony

    It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony

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    While many of Trump's Republican allies have found Comey's testimony credible, the president has called the man he fired a liar and a "leaker". But we might know if any tapes exist sooner rather than later. Comey revealed to a Senate committee this week that he leaked a memo he wrote detailing a conversation with Trump, in an effort to prompt an independent investigation into ties between the president's team and Russian officials.
  • NASA experiment to color the skies over the US East Coast

    NASA experiment to color the skies over the US East Coast

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    The rocket launch is to "test a new ampoule ejection system created to support studies of the ionosphere and aurora", NASA said. This was the fifth launch attempt for this mission. "These clouds, or vapor tracers, allow scientists on the ground to visually track particle motions in space", NASA officials wrote in a mission update .
  • Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

    Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

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    Wood Brothers Racing was formed in 1950, making it the oldest active team in NASCAR. "So I just didn't have enough laps to finish that last pass off, and Ryan did a good job of not slipping a wheel with the amount of laps that he had left and was able to hold on".
  • England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

    England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

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    England have won the U20 World Cup for the first time ever. "We've waited 51 years to be able to say that again as an England team". England , which arrived in South Korea without winning a game in the competition since 1997, was composed in possession in the first half but guilty of giving the ball away in the second.