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The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017 pending regulatory approval, the company said in a news release Friday. Not anymore. In one fell swoop, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has bought his way into the supermarket business with the $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods .
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    First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Ctrip.com worldwide by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. International ( NASDAQ CTRP ) traded up 0.57% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $52.94. It also increased its holding in Xpo Logistics Inc (Call) (NYSE:XPO) by 111,700 shares in the quarter, for a total of 172,100 shares, and has risen its stake in Mckesson Corp (Call) (NYSE:MCK).
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    In addition, chief financial officer Jeff Bornstein has been promoted to vice chairman. Immelt helped shepherd GE's move from CT to Boston, complete with $150 million in tax breaks and incentives, and Walsh said he did not expect the company's plans to change.
  • Cuban Americans speak out ahead of Trump's Little Havana visit

    Cuban Americans speak out ahead of Trump's Little Havana visit

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    His aides contend that Obama's easing of USA restrictions amounted to "appeasement" and has done nothing to advance political freedoms in Cuba, while benefiting the Cuban government financially. On the stage in Miami, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., said the USA would no longer have to witness the "embarrassing spectacle" of an American president glad-handing with a dictator.
  • Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

    Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

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    Hodgkinson was shot by Capitol Police on the scene after allegedly opening fire and wounded Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., and three others. James Hodgkinson was a regular editorial contributor to the Belleville News Democrat newspaper, complaining about taxes and urging higher taxes on the rich.
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    I'm enjoying theprocess, and something which is giving me joy is that whatever I'm practising and how I prepared after the IPL is paying off. "The way Rohit and Shikhar have batted, it has not only helped the team's cause but also given me so much confidence sitting in the changing room.
  • British Agree to EU Demand to Start Brexit With Divorce Talks

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    A Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved, after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons, just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels .
  • BP plc (BP) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

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    Crestwood Advisors Group LLC bought a new stake in BP p.l.c. during the first quarter valued at approximately $114,000. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,903 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 689 shares during the period.
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    IFP Advisors Inc now owns 3,950 shares of the asset manager's stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 221 shares during the period. Finally, Leuthold Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Invesco PLC during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,826,000.
  • Los precios agrícolas bajan en la bolsa de Chicago

    Los precios agrícolas bajan en la bolsa de Chicago

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    La soja opera casi estable a u$s 343,28 este viernes en el mercado de Chicago. Ayer el bushel de maíz (unos 25 kilos) para entrega en julio bajó a US$ 3,7725 desde US$ 3,8775 que había logrado el viernes pasado. Mientras que el maíz sube un 0,5% a u$s 150,09 y el trigo avanza un 2,4% a u$s 170,68. Los operadores dijeron que los precios fueron respaldados por la libra, que volvía a caer frente al dólar en medio de las preocupaciones por el impacto de la incertidumbre política en la economía ...
  • CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme

    CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme

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    Number of analysts are eying on this stock and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $54.00 while their mean recommendation is 2.50 (1=Buy, 5=sell). Moreover, Paradigm Asset Mngmt Co Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) for 100,609 shares. (CTL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 01, 2017" published on May 31, 2017, Fool.com published: "Better Buy: " Frontier Communications Corp vs.
  • Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

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    President Trump was far from the only politician to praise officers Griner and Bailey. On Thursday, the hospital reiterated that Scalise will need more operations and will be in the hospital "for some time". Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". Hodgkinson had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media.
  • Mueller's investigators to speak to intel officials

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    In an interview on CNN's "New Day", Ruddy said , "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". Many conservative legal experts and Trump allies - including Ruddy - are warning Trump strongly against removing Mueller, saying it would backfire spectacularly and lead to charges of obstruction.
  • Grocery store stocks plummet on Amazon-Whole Foods deal

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    Whole Foods-known for its natural and organic grocery choices-currently operates more than 460 stores in the US and the United Kingdom, including 13 locations across Canada (with four in Vancouver). Amazon could expand that technology or enhance its online grocery business with the Whole Foods assets, said von Massow, who works in the university's food, agriculture and resource economics department.
  • Cineworld Group plc (CINE) PT Raised to GBX 825

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    The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $17.51. About shares traded. PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) has risen 18.22% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Paloma Ptnrs Management owns 0.01% invested in President Energy PLC (LON:PPC) for 74,706 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca reported 143,628 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.05% in Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) or 32,511 shares.
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    Across the Tesco group as a whole, like-for-like sales rose 1%. He said customers had responded to the focus on price by doing more of their shopping with Tesco, with sales volumes growing particularly strongly in fresh food. Whilst we believe that the worst may be behind Tesco's, the competition levels will continue to remain tough and margins therefore will not return to historic levels anytime soon.
  • Centrica PLC (CNA) Earns "Sell" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

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    Halma PLC (LON:HLMA) had its stock rating noted as Neutral by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. BLK's profit will be $855.52M for 19.83 P/E if the $5.28 EPS becomes a reality. Thompson Davis holds 90 shares. Numis Securities has "Buy" rating and GBX 515 target. It has underperformed by 60.26% the S&P500. The stock of Abzena PLC (LON:ABZA) earned "Corporate" rating by N+1 Singer on Thursday, January 7.
  • National Hurricane Center: Invest 92L Projected Path, Spaghetti Models

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    The window of development for this tropical system extends from late Sunday toWednesday night. As this occurs, the potential for flash and urban flooding and rough seas and surf will increase in the region. If either of these systems become tropical storms, the next names on the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane name list are Bret and Cindy. This cluster of showers and thunderstorms will drift toward the southern part of the Windward Islands late in the weekend.
  • Pawn shop workers help nab polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

    Pawn shop workers help nab polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

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    FILE - This undated photo provided by the FBI Salt Lake City Division shows Lyle Jeffs. An FBI spokeswoman said Thursday, . Lyle Jeffs, the leader of a polygamous breakaway sect of the Mormon Church, has been arrested almost a year to the day after he slipped out of home confinement in Salt Lake City, where he is facing fraud and money laundering charges, authorities said Thursday.
  • Amazon buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7-bil

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    The grocery chain will continue to operate under its brand and source from its trusted vendors and partners. "I think that this takes all of the pressure off Whole Foods and gives Whole Foods the opportunity to revitalize that business and, of course, it stems the criticism from all of these activist investors", said Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail in NY.
  • Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are "very positive"

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    The Prime Minister will be desperate to get agreement from the DUP to back her legislative programme in the House of Commons or risk her government falling. "That's why we're ready to start very quickly". "The parliamentary arithmetic is such that we are going to have to work with everyone", he said. It's understood that Mrs Foster won't be returning to Belfast tonight as planned.
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    La comunicación explica que el Ministerio estableció como uno de los requisitos primordiales para el cambio de señal análoga a la TDT, que al menos el 90% de la población deba estar preparada para recibir la señal digital. Según el Mintel, la TDT es un servicio gratuito que le permitirá a la ciudadanía acceder a imágenes más nítidas, sonido de mejor calidad, cero ruidos, entre otros.
  • Amazon is buying Whole Foods

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    The $42-a-share offer from Amazon is a 27 percent premium over Whole Foods Market's closing stock price Thursday. Despite Amazon's seemingly incongruent move, investors applauded the acquisition . If you were listening, the announcement that Whole Foods Market Inc . With sales falling, Whole Foods replaces almost half its board members Why do snack companies always change their packaging? Last year, Mackey grabbed firmer control after eliminating its dual-CEO structure.
  • Uber Set for Changes Over Harassment Issues

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    Downward spirals in tech don't often end well. Emil Michael, Uber's senior vice president for business and the company's second in command, is leaving Uber. The company is also dealing with a Justice Department investigations into tools that it used to evade law enforcement personnel in cities where the authorities were trying to shut down its ride-hailing service.
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    In a separate statement, Otto Warmbier's doctors described his condition. Kanter said there is no way to tell for certain how Warmbier sustained his injuries. "I'm not confessing; I'm speaking", he said. Fred Warmbier said he received a call from President Donald Trump Wednesday evening about the effort to get Otto home.
  • Amazon to buy USA grocer for $13.7bn

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    That's in part because most shoppers prefer buying groceries, and especially fresh foods, in person. Groceries are already a fiercely competitive business, with low-priced rivals like Aldi putting pressure on traditional supermarket chains and another discounter, Lidl , opening its first USA stores just this week.
  • Infy appoints Sawhney as group general counsel; Dadlani quits

    Infy appoints Sawhney as group general counsel; Dadlani quits

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    A global leader in technology services and consulting, Infosys , today announced the appointment of Karmesh Vaswani as the Global Head for Retail, CPG & Logistics (RCL), and Nitesh Banga as the Global Head of Manufacturing . Inderpreet, who holds LLB degree from Delhi University and an LLM from Queen's University, Canada, worked as Managing Partner of a midsized law firm in Silicon Valley and has also worked with ITC Limited as in-house counsel before joining Wipro as General Counsel ...
  • Andy Murray thought he would 'never' win Wimbledon

    Andy Murray thought he would 'never' win Wimbledon

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    None of the drills are complicated at all. "So it is boring and can be tedious but I needed to do it because I was all over the place". "If I play well, I've shown in the past that I can win there ( Wimbledon ), I need to do everything right in the next few weeks because my game still is not quite where I would like it to be at this stage of the season".
  • MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS (MWA) Receives "Buy" Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc

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    MWA has been the topic of several research reports. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are predicting a consensus target price of $14.00 on company stock. Additionally the company announced a dividend paid on Monday the 22nd of May 2017. The firm exchanged a volume of 0.81 million shares at hands. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 8th.
  • Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

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    Their comments were the first public remarks by USA central bankers following Fed Chair Janet Yellen's press conference on Wednesday to explain the Federal Open Market Committee's decision to raise rates for the second time this year. Yellen also cited a low unemployment rate as justification for the rate increase, referring to a relationship between the labor market and price pressures known as the Phillips curve, which she said "remains at work".
  • Firefighters battle blaze in industrial area of Richmond, BC

    Firefighters battle blaze in industrial area of Richmond, BC

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    The fire broke out just before 2 p.m. this afternoon, June 16, according to Richmond Fire Department, and sent up a massive wall of flame and smoke. Thick black smoke could be seen from across Metro Vancouver. It's the second large fire this year in the industrial area. McGowan said neighbouring businesses will likely be evacuated and that it's not clear what sparked the flames.
  • How Many Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RWT)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

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    It has outperformed by 1.52% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $1.20 billion company. The stock rose 0.19% or $0.06 reaching $32.06 per share. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $6.00 target price on New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal Weight" rating in Tuesday, August 11 report.
  • Trump confirms he's under investigation

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    President Trump on Thursday criticized reports that he is now under investigation for obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of FBI Director James Comey , denouncing it as another " witch hunt " that is unfairly targeting him.
  • Grenfell: 30 confirmed dead as hope for surviours dwindle

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    But fury has grown in the local community at what people say is the slow response from authorities to the fire and a failure to inform families and friends about the fate of loved ones. Using drones and sniffer dogs, firefighters continued Friday to search the burned-out hulk that looms over Notting Dale, a low-income community next to the super-affluent Notting Hill neighborhood in west London .
  • Britain, EU in suspense

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    Arlene Foster, leader of the DUP , has rejected claims that her party is homophobic. "We want to see an administration set up again that will last and one that will last for all of the people of Northern Ireland ", said Ms Foster outside Dublin's Government Buildings.
  • 'May must go': Hundreds chant outside Downing Street after Grenfell Tower fire

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    Edward Daffarn, a resident who is a part of the Grenfell Action Group that urged the building's landlords to improve fire safety in November, told Buzzfeed he nearly died while escaping. The newspaper said the PE panels were 2 pounds ($2.56) cheaper per square metre than the Reynobond FR option. She went on to say that anger at the disaster was "totally understandable", and that ministers were looking at both "quick wins" and "longer-term policies".
  • Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Shares Bought by Knott David M

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    In contrast, HTZ's 52 week high hovers at $53.14 with its current distance from 52 week high value is -82.03%. Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) opened at 8.90 on Tuesday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hertz Global Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, May 1st.
  • US housing starts drop for 3rd straight month

    US housing starts drop for 3rd straight month

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    Economists polled by Reuters had forecast groundbreaking activity rising to a rate of 1.22 million units last month. "Meanwhile, job creations of a consistent 2 million a year will push up housing demand further". The pace of construction of new homes slowed for the third-straight month in May, a sign that an ongoing shortage of houses for sale might worsen. The report also showed that multifamily housing starts have now fallen for five straight months.
  • Zuma booed at Youth Day event

    Zuma booed at Youth Day event

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    Paying tribute to those who fought for South Africa's political freedom under the apartheid regime, President Zuma noted that the youth of today is fighting a different struggle. "The NYDA has positively responded to the call of young people in all branches it will be equipped with free wifi services to provide young people with access to technology".