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Hillary Clinton practiced avoiding a hug from Donald Trump before their September debate . Reines, pretending to be Trump, walks out on stage with his arms wide open in an attempt to hug Clinton. The video backs that assertion up. "Not easy to avoid the unwanted Trump hug", he wrote, a reference to recent reports that now-former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey once tried to evade an embrace during a public meeting with Trump because he didn't think it would ...
  • Cloud Computing edges Classic Empire to win Preakness

    Economy

    Both Brown and Castellano were especially thrilled for Cloud Computing's co-owner Seth Klarman, who grew up in Baltimore where he fell in love with racing. "We've been working for a long time for this moment", he said. I feel this is for him. "It was a good trip; it was the one we wanted. If he says no, we're not going to go".
  • North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

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    South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, held a National Security Council meeting to discuss Sunday's launch, which came hours after he named his new foreign minister nominee and top advisers for security and foreign policy. The paper cited an example of Russian Federation, which it said has endorsed the United Nations sanctions on the North following Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests but has also engaged in joint economic projects with the North.
  • Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields

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    Fields will be replaced by Jim Hackett, who joined Ford's board in 2013, this person says. Mouhammed Choukeir, chief investment officer at Kleinwort Hambros, tells BBC Radio 5 live: "Fields has only been in the post for three years, so this is in some ways a surprise".
  • Westpac says bank levy will cost it $260ma year

    Westpac says bank levy will cost it $260ma year

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    Based on Westpac Banking Corporation's balance sheet at 31 March 2017, the announced 0.06 per cent (or 6 basis point) Levy would apply to approximately $615 billion of Westpac's liabilities ('Impacted liabilities'). In a sign of the banks' campaigns against the tax increasing, both banks also wrote to their hundreds of thousands of shareholders protesting against the levy, with CBA taking the unusual step of holding "town hall" meetings with shareholders over the tax.
  • Australian magnate donates $298mn to charities

    Australian magnate donates $298mn to charities

    Economy

    Fortescue Metals chair Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest, along with his wife Nicola, donated $400 million through their Minderoo Foundation, established back in 2001. Forrest, whose fortune was estimated by Forbes magazine this year at $4.3 billion, said the cash donations would be made "both immediately and over the next several months".
  • ACB records Kapil Mishras statement in tanker scam

    ACB records Kapil Mishras statement in tanker scam

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    The AAP is in the throes of a crisis with its sacked Minister Kapil Mishra accusing Kejriwal and other senior leaders of corruption. Meanwhile, Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he had been hurt by the corruption allegations against Kejriwal, reported DNA .
  • Dem Leaders Urge Party to 'Slow Down' on Calls for Impeachment

    Dem Leaders Urge Party to 'Slow Down' on Calls for Impeachment

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    Al Green announced in first official request for Trump's impeachment from a member of congress. "I will not be moved", said Green, who was "speaking to the American people". "It's wasted breath - I don't think the American population realizes how hard it is to successfully impeach a president". Green said he wanted his constituents to be aware of the hateful calls he's since received.
  • CBI raids premises of three friends of Karti Chidambaram

    Economy

    The FIPB unit in the ministry had clearly stated that for downstream investment in INX, a separate FIPB approval was required. The case pertains to the alleged irregularities in issuance of clearance by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in 2007.
  • Lib Dems call for review of pension tax relief

    Lib Dems call for review of pension tax relief

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    The manifesto adds that the Liberal Democrats "continue to believe that there is no deal as good for the United Kingdom outside the European Union as the one it already has as a member". 5 Sanctuary for 50,000 Syrian refugees over the lifetime of the next parliament and reopening scheme to take in 3,000 unaccompanied refugee children from Europe.
  • Global Oil Supplies Inch Down In April: IEA

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    Oil prices jumped 2 per cent yesterday after the energy ministers of the world's two biggest producers, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, jointly said that a crude production cut needed to be extended from the middle of this year till March 2018.
  • How Many J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

    How Many J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

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    The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, March 6 by Citigroup. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, November 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Vodafone Group Plc is a telecommunications company. The company has market cap of $4.95 billion. It has a 16.27 P/E ratio. Its core businesses are Scandinavia, Canada, and the United Kingdom and global.