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Rio plans to review Glencore's updated bid and provide an update before the shareholder meeting on Tuesday. With the added terms, "that clearly makes it a lot more hard for Rio to turn down". The prize for Glencore is a potential $US1 billion of synergies through combining mine output and product marketing, RBC Capital Markets analysts including Paul Hissey wrote in a note dated June 20.
  • Garcia, Bland share lead going into final round in Munich

    Garcia, Bland share lead going into final round in Munich

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    The Swede is level atop the leaderboard with France's Stalter, who posted a four-under 68. Playing really, really good, especially from tee-to-green. Masters champion Garcia is playing his first event on European soil since his triumph at Augusta in April and shot a two-under round of 70 yesterday, leaving him eight under at the halfway point in Munich.
  • Lions and All Blacks coaches find consensus after 1st test

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    The All Blacks captain had not played since late April after breaking his thumb on Super Rugby duty with the Crusaders, but it was like he had never been away, such was the impact he made on proceedings. A brilliant pop pass from the base of a scrum by the New Zealand skipper Kieran Read set up a back line move that earned Ioane a corner try after 55 minutes and Barrett again improved the score.
  • CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump

    CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump

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    Current and former officials describe the facilities as significant listening posts and centers of intelligence gathering, backing up concerns that they were part of the election interference infrastructure. In an interview with Fox News aired yesterday morning, Trump argued that Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, is "good friends" with James Comey , Mueller's successor at the spy agency whom Trump fired on May 9.
  • Bill Cosby plans seminars on how to avoid sexual assault charges

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    And his representatives mean the plans include so-called "town hall" meetings where Cosby will talk about how youngsters might avoid facing accusations of sexual assault. If Wyatt's reasons for Cosby's tour seem far-flung, Ebonee Benson , a spokesperson for Cosby's wife, Camille (who has stood by her man at all costs), suggested that Cosby will also educate the public about the slippery nature of statute of limitations laws, according to WBRC .
  • Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

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    As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than flawless and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost".
  • EPS Growth overview of Accenture plc

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    About 314,280 shares traded. Accenture Plc (NYSE: ACN ) has risen 4.27% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. Cadinha & Co Llc sold 5,585 shares as Accenture Plc Ireland Class A (ACN)'s stock declined 0.21%. DUBLIN (AP) _ Accenture PLC (ACN ) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $669.5 million.
  • Drax Group Plc (DRX) Given Overweight Rating at Barclays PLC

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    Therefore 36% are positive. HSS Hire Grp Plc had 39 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by FinnCap. 12,495 shares were sold by Skiadas Anthony T, worth $603,134. Analysts await BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) to report earnings on July, 25. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdg holds 1.52 million shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.
  • Gold Drops Near USD1260 As Fed Raises Rates

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    In her post-meeting statement, Yellen outlined the expected plans to reduce the reinvestment of principal payments from maturing securities. The Fed expects to begin the ultra-gradual process of reducing that balance sheet this year. They forecast USA economic growth of 2.2 percent in 2017, an increase from the previous projection in March . After months of volatility caused in part by political developments, inflation data has emerged as the overriding focus of investors, said Jim ...
  • Indian village to be named after Donald Trump

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    The event was organized as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to fly this weekend for his first meeting with Trump in Washington . "So I think that we would like to move forward with both countries". "This (dinner) is a special gesture and it is appreciated", he said. This is said to have been done as a measure not to offend Donald Trump , who is known for taking a swipe at the world leaders after having a bilateral meeting with them.
  • Pets at Home Group PLC

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    Ameriprise Finance Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). Guardian Capital Advsrs Lp stated it has 3,178 shares. Workspace Group plc (LON:WKP)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Friday. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CNA in report on Tuesday, July 26 with "Hold" rating.
  • Feds can not block trademarks considered offensive

    Feds can not block trademarks considered offensive

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    The team's appeal, also on free speech grounds, was put on hold in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, pending the outcome of The Slants' case. The court argued that trademarks are private, not government speech, and therefore are protected. Tam took the case to federal court, where the relevant clause was struck down for violating the First Amendment.