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On Thursday his administration served official notice that he is serious, notifying Congress that it intends to start negotiations with Canada and Mexico in 90 days. She says almost nine million U.S. jobs depend on trade and investment with Canada. In his letter to congressional leaders, Lighthizer said Nafta needs modernisation for provisions on digital trade, intellectual property rights, labour and environmental standards, regulatory practices, rules for state-owned enterprises and ...
  • Oil slips as OPEC prepares to extend output cuts

    Economy

    Some oil market observers see more declines coming for crude. Miswin Mahesh, an oil analyst at Energy Aspects , told CNBC via telephone that " oil prices are always choppy at this point" when OPEC meetings are happening. Commerzbank cited data from the US Department of Energy saying US production was roughly 540,000 barrels per day higher in mid-May than at the start of the year.
  • Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

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    KEITH: That's where the sentence ended and is all Trump said in his speech about Article 5. "The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security". And President Trump agreed. The president appears likely to go his entire nine-day trip without holding a full news conference, a break from presidential foreign travel precedent.
  • OPEC, Non-OPEC group agree to extend production cuts through Q1 2018

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    The decision extends a cut of 1.2 million barrels a day by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. " Russia has an upcoming election and Saudis have the Aramco share listing next year so they will indeed do whatever it takes to support oil prices ", said Gary Ross, head of global oil at PIRA Energy, a unit of S&P Global Platts.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Talks about Automation at Harvard

    Mark Zuckerberg Talks about Automation at Harvard

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    The Facebook founder also returned to the dorm room where it all started. Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told Harvard graduates that they need to help others find objective in a world where machines are taking away some of the steady jobs and communities aren't as stable, leading to isolation and nationalism instead of people coming together globally to solve problems.
  • Manchester Arena terror attack: Dad of Salman Abedi claims son is innocent

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    He also confirmed that a serving officer had been killed. In fact, Hopkins revealed, four people already have been arrested in connection to the bombing. In a statement given to ABC, her management team explained: "Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost".
  • Labour's Odds of Winning General Election "Shortening by the Hour"

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    Thursday's Tory manifesto set out plans to include the value of elderly people's properties when calculating how much they should pay towards the cost of care at home, as well as residential care. Mrs May has been warned her plans could hit a roadblock because of poor-performing councils, already failing to make arrangements for people to pay for care after their deaths that were introduced in 2015.
  • OPEC Agrees 9-Month Extension To Production Cut, WTI Oil Price Slides

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    Both ministers assured that collaboration between OPEC and non-members will continue and regular meetings will be held to assess their compliance status. Oil prices plunged almost 5 percent on Thursday after major exporters extended their deal to limit oil production for nine months, disappointing investors who were anticipating deeper cuts.
  • Gemfields PLC (GEM) Receives "not rated" Rating from Shore Capital

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    The original version of this story can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/05/19/hsbc-holdings-plc-lowers-debenhams-plc-deb-price-target-to-gbx-42.html. 6 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. This is a positive change from Harworth Group PLC's previous dividend of $0.23. Morgan Stanley accumulated 12,550 shares.
  • Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens bombing

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    Anti-terrorism police were at the hospital where Papademos was being treated in order to interview him on the details of the envelope. Papademos, 69, a former Bank of Greece governor, was in an armoured Mercedes provided by the bank, which contained the blast and likely aggravated his injuries, ERT said.
  • Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

    Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

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    Cow slaughter is illegal in most states anyway, except in parts of northeast and Kerala. The new rules come at a time when India has witnessed heated discussions around cow slaughter and the need for a countrywide ban on it. For decades, live animal markets, or pashu haat/mela or shandy have been openly selling both milch animals and animals for slaughter without any regulations.