Economy

Voter turnout in Northern Ireland 'slow' and 'steady'

Voter turnout in Northern Ireland 'slow' and 'steady'

But who are the the DUP and what do they stand for? Yet it is a party few outside Northern Ireland know much about. Northern Ireland is the only area of the United Kingdom where same-sex marriages a...

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Chad recalls envoy from Qatar amid Gulf dispute

Thousands of Qataris have been unable to board flights to the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and cut off from relatives in those countries, in a region where cross-border marriages are common and Gu...

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FY2017 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton plc Decreased by Jefferies Group (BBL)

About 145,885 shares traded. BHP Billiton plc earned a coverage optimism score of 0.30 on AlphaOne's scale. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The company has market cap of 68.36 billion GB...

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US Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

US Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

Experts have launched an interceptor missile from an underground bunker air force base "Vandenberg" in California on the mock ICBM launched from a test site Ronald Reagan in the Marshall Islands. Th...

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Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

Saudi Arabia is among countries including the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Egypt and Bahrain that have blocked transport routes with Qatar , accusing the country of destabilizing the region b...

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JEE Advanced Results 2017: Haryana's Sarvesh Mehtani Is All India Topper

JEE Advanced Results 2017: Haryana's Sarvesh Mehtani Is All India Topper

Students who had attended the examination in the month of May had waiting for the JEE Advanced 2017 Result since the completion of the examination. Over 2.2 lakh candidates had cleared the JEE (Ma...

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'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off

They didn't in the American election either, but the lesson has finally gotten through; you don't win if you don't vote . Daniel Kawczynski: Well, I wouldn't describe it as " weak and wobbly ". B...

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European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

Merkel said Britain was part of Europe regardless of Brexit , and that she wanted the country to remain a good partner. British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for...

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Theresa May rejects calls to resign after stunning loss

Theresa May rejects calls to resign after stunning loss

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doesn't expect any delays in the start of Brexit talks between the European Union and the United Kingdom despite the outcome of this week's British electio...

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Top Intelligence Officials Testify Before Senate Committee 16:02 Download

Top Intelligence Officials Testify Before Senate Committee 16:02 Download

Several top intelligence officials were on hand. "It doesn't make a lot of sense to me", Comey answered, "but I'm obviously hopelessly biased, given that I was the one fired". "I think your unwill...

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Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party

The biggest loser of the night was the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), which was all but decimated, as its voters flocked en masse to both Labour and Conservatives. The Democratic Unionist ...

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Macron faces test in French parliamentary elections

Macron faces test in French parliamentary elections

More than half of the candidates come from civil society and have never run for office, half of the candidates are women and only 5 percent are incumbent members of the Parliament. National Front can...

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IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

After the race resumed, IndyCar penalized Kanaan for avoidable contact, holding him in his pit for 20 second during green-flag conditions. "The track is very unique and it's quite tight and fidd...

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Warriors-Cavs series big hit on TV

James finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds , 11 assists and on one trip threw the ball off the backboard to himself for a dunk. The scoring frenzy didn't stop though, continuing into the second qua...

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Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

It has been a few days since Gulf peers Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain , along with several Arab and likeminded countries, chose to sever ties with Qatar because it has been creating instability...

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Children's Hospital Association: Trumpcare's Medicaid cuts 'catastrophic' for children

Gardner and emphasized the value of having more than 400,000 people covered under the Medicaid expansion, which has reduced uncompensated care by more than half and significantly reduced wasteful emer...

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Northern Irish unionists to open talks with May about support

While May has said she won't make any sudden moves in leadership - leaving Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel in place - her weakened position and a robust Labour Party i...

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Theresa May pressured to resign after British election disaster

The survey came amid fierce criticism of the way the Tory campaign was run with speculation that Mrs May may not last much longer in the top job. But until a government emerges in London , it ...

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Trump, Rep. Davis seek to privatize USA air traffic control system

Separating air traffic control from the FAA has been discussed for decades. For air-traffic controlling purposes, the FAA divides the skies into three altitude levels; air traffic controllers based ...

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Two killed in shooting in Moscow region

Two killed in shooting in Moscow region

A neighbor told Ren TV that Igor had previously worked at the OMON (riot police) and MChS (Ministry of Emergency Situations). " As a result of gunfire several people were injured to varying degrees an...

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Putin, Macron in 'difficult' but 'frank' bilateral talks

Putin, Macron in 'difficult' but 'frank' bilateral talks

And the AP notes that on Monday, he did not hesitate to say two Russian media outlets, Sputnik and Russia Today, acted as spreaders of "propaganda" during the campaign. A tense atmosphere was, of cour...

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Wales boss Chris Coleman ready for host shenanigans in Belgrade return

Wales boss Chris Coleman ready for host shenanigans in Belgrade return

If Wales are to get reach their first World Cup since 1958, they will have to do it without suspended talisman Gareth Bale along with the injured Hal Robson-Kanu, James Collins , Andy King and ...

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England firm favourites to beat Scotland as Harry Kane named captain

Harry Kane's stoppage-time equaliser settled a topsy-turvy finale, when two Leigh Griffiths free kicks - one in each corner of Hart's goal - had overturned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's late goal ...

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Oil prices rise after big draw in U.S. stockpiles

Brent LCOQ7, +1.30% , the global benchmark, rose 46 cents, or 0.9%, to $51.21 on ICE Futures Europe. American Petroleum Institute (API) reported that United States crude inventories in the wee...

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Oil prices rise after big draw in United States stockpiles

Late Tuesday, the American Petroleum Institute said crude oil inventories in the United States, the world's leading economy, declined by more than 8.6 million barrels, far more than the 3.2 millio...

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Wonder Woman muscles in on the men, dominating USA box office

Hollywood is known for its reluctance to hire female directors, especially for blockbuster superhero movies. Official synopsis: Wonder Woman hits movie theaters around the world next summer when ...

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Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to tell his Justice Depa...

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Lower US Oil Inventories Spur A Small Rally In Crude Prices (USO)

However, the supply cut only had a marginal effect on reducing the supply and oil prices remained practically depressed. While OPEC's decision was expected, some oil market investors had hoped t...

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India Just Launched Its Giant 'Monster' Rocket

India Just Launched Its Giant 'Monster' Rocket

The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO's) Geosynchronous Satellite released the Vehicle MK III (GSLV-Mk III). Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been promoting the home-grown ...

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Share markets shrug off United Kingdom election, but pound pummeled

Share markets shrug off United Kingdom election, but pound pummeled

The surprise result raised questions about how Britain will advance with its plan to leave the European Union , and whether any party can form a stable government, It sent the pound to eight-week l...

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