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Markets United States jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria
Author: 0 United States jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria

Washington says the Syrian plane was bombing US -backed rebels. The coalition has made it clear to all parties publicly and through the de-confliction line with Russian forces that "the demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward coalition and partner forces in Syria conducting legitimate counter-ISIS operations will not be tolerated".

Markets Study Finds Minimum Wage Hike May Hurt Lowest-Paid Workers
Author: 0 Study Finds Minimum Wage Hike May Hurt Lowest-Paid Workers

There would be about 5,000 more low-wage jobs in the city without the law, the study estimated. Seattle was one of the first USA cities to adopt a $15 minimum wage law, and its experience is being closely watched as other cities have followed suit and as advocates push for a higher federal minimum wage.

Markets Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Author: 0 Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

But she would never buy food online, she said. Grocery stores, which have low profit margins, have also been competing more intensely when it comes to price, especially of organic and natural foods. Walmart is very much taking on Amazon and utilising its network to develop ecommerce and click & collect at its thousands of stores. In order for Amazon to get the volume growth they are looking for, fresh foods has to be part of the equation.

Markets China landslide: 35 people among missing found safe; 15 killed
Author: 0 China landslide: 35 people among missing found safe; 15 killed

By GCR Staff0 CommentsMore than 3,000 rescuers have been searching for at least 118 people trapped under rocks and mud by a landslide that engulfed 62 homes in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday, 24 June. Xinhua added that there were "risks of a secondary landslide". They told us a central government official was going to come to visit us. There were 142 tourists in the village around the time the landslide hit, and all were alive, said Xu Zhiwen, executive deputy governor ...

Markets US mayors bypass Trump to back Paris goals
Author: 0 US mayors bypass Trump to back Paris goals

Trump said the pact, signed by almost 200 countries, hit the United States with " draconian financial and economic burdens " while competitors got off lightly. More than 1,200 cities and counties have said they will continue to follow the Paris climate goals.President Trump has said the deal would result in lost jobs, lower wages and closed factories around the country.

Markets Asia Briefs: Woman under probe for delaying flight
Author: 0 Asia Briefs: Woman under probe for delaying flight

The 80-year-old woman threw her change at the China Southern Airlines flight as she crossed the tarmac to board. The elderly woman was detained by police at Shanghai Pudong International Airport following the weird incident, forcing almost 150 passengers to be evacuated from the plane bound for Guangzhou in southern China.

Markets In Toronto sold
Author: 0 In Toronto sold "skyscraper" trump

The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Donald Trump's business will be paid millions of dollars to release the owner of a Toronto hotel complex from using his name. Sources told Reuters earlier in June that Marriott International Inc's St. Regis brand is the lead bidder to take over the tower's brand and management rights, with one saying at the time that the Trump Organization had agreed to sever its connections.

Author: 0 Debenhams Plc (DEB) Price Target Lowered to GBX 39 at Investec

The company has market cap of 173.90 million GBP. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 37 sales for $8.64 million activity. On Monday, April 10 the insider Fitzgerald Mark F bought $32,320. The brokerage now has a GBX 240 ($3.05) target price on the stock. Debenhams PLC had 154 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Author: 0 Stock to Watch: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Marathon Pete Corp now has $26.93B valuation. Raymond James & Associates holds 2.11M shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, DDS is a stock with 28.41 million shares outstanding that normally trades 36.32% of its float.

Markets Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks
Author: 0 Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks

The officials will be addressing several issues like the rights of British citizens in the European Union and vice versa, how much money will be owed by Britain and how to minimize split effects on the fragile peace between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Markets Trump 'confirms' he's under probe
Author: 0 Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week, Coats and Rogers refused to say whether Trump asked them to intervene in the investigation, which is also examining whether the Trump campaign team colluded with Russian Federation during last year's presidential campaign.

Markets Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door
Author: 0 Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door

She said the woman was pacing up and down the aisle of the plane. They added she shouted outbursts at Los Angeles International Airport while awaiting the flight, and questioned why she was permitted to fly. Franklin posted videos of the woman shouting and of her removal on Snapchat. "She was still allowed on the plane". When she moved towards the door, she was restrained by another passenger.

Markets Euro Soars on Comments by European Central Bank President
Author: 0 Euro Soars on Comments by European Central Bank President

In the morning, San Francisco Fed President John Williams, a non-voter, said the long-term growth picture is likely to be shrouded unless governments do more to prop up the economy. Draghi was only one of several speakers in Portugal at the annual policy forum held by the European Central Bank. The Nikkei ended the morning session 0.3 percent higher.

Markets Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning
Author: 0 Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

Amtrak Chairman Anthony Coscia said in an interview on Monday that Anderson had transformed Delta from a bankrupt airline, from 2005 to 2007, "to one that was considered the industry standard for customer service."He noted the challenge of serving record passenger rail traffic in an industry that has been underinvested for decades.Moorman retired in 2015 as chairman, CEO and president of Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC.N) before taking the helm at Amtrak".

Markets Global view of USA worsens under Trump, Pew says
Author: 0 Global view of USA worsens under Trump, Pew says

We will remind, according to the Harvard survey-Harris Poll for The Hill newspaper, the approval rating of trump rose for the first time in a long time. Globally, two-thirds of respondents describe Trump as "arrogant and dangerous". Nearly three-quarters (74%) have little to no confidence in the Republican leader.

Markets Cuomo calls for special session to extend mayoral control
Author: 0 Cuomo calls for special session to extend mayoral control

In so many words, Cuomo is not a fan of the amendment. The Senate bill will jeopardize health care coverage for millions of New Yorkers, raise premiums on the poor and the elderly, and eliminate more than $7 billion for New York's health care system, including life-saving funding for the fight against the opioid crisis.

Markets US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil rises
Author: 0 US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil rises

Shares slipped in early European trading and were higher in Asia on Tuesday as investors awaited remarks by the US and European Central Bank chiefs. A possible outcome, the report said, would entail Comcast and Charter jointly investing in Sprint's network, and gaining access to a nationally distributed wireless infrastructure at better terms than the MVNO deal both cable companies now have with No.

Markets Russian Federation spy blitz on Royal Navy's prized ship
Author: 0 Russian Federation spy blitz on Royal Navy's prized ship

Another line was written in the history books today as the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy set sail for the first time . More than 700 sailors, led by Commanding Officer Captain Jerry Kyd, and 200 industry contractors have sailed on her maiden voyage.

Markets Toshiba to meet shareholders with no chip unit deal signed
Author: 0 Toshiba to meet shareholders with no chip unit deal signed

Toshiba on Friday delayed the release of its long-overdue earnings - the latest in a string of delays - with the troubled conglomerate saying it needed more time to finish accounting work at its loss-hit U.S. Western Digital has said that it will pursue further litigation if the government-led consortium wins. It had promised to sign a definitive agreement with a preferred bidder by Wednesday's meeting.