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US Begins Importing Iraqi Oil After Saudis Cut Exports

West Texas Intermediate , the US benchmark for the price of oil , was down in parallel to $47.71 per barrel. Crude output in the United States , meanwhile, has jumped more than 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association wades into Gulf crisis, removing Qatari referee from World Cup qualifier

Federation Internationale de Football Association wades into Gulf crisis, removing Qatari referee from World Cup qualifier In his place, the organization has agreed to field a referee from Singapore, who will join another official from Singapore and two from Malaysia for the match. "However, I am convinced and optimistic that the situation in the region will be relaxed again". The World Cup preparations have also been criticised for inhumane working conditions and bad worker treatment to immigrant workers. [Full Article...]

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is said to discuss possible leave

The report was commissioned by Uber following misconduct at the firm including allegations of sexual harassment made by former employee Susan Fowler . To top it all off, the company's CEO Travis Kalanick had to take a leave of absence due to the tragic accident involving his parents. In part, the move was done because some executives at Uber were reportedly skeptical about the assault and... [Full Article...]

Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw

Lithuania, who on Saturday lost 2-1 at home to Slovakia , will be Scotland's opponents on 1 September, three days before Strachan's side host bottom side Malta. It was Griffiths's first Scotland goal and the first England had conceded in the campaign. "I have been involved with Scotland for 40 years now and I can not remember anyone hitting a better free-kick and then coming away and hitt... [Full Article...]

How Verizon hopes to grab digital ad dollars with Yahoo

How Verizon hopes to grab digital ad dollars with Yahoo While losing 15 percent of their workforce does not bode well for the company's employees, Yahoo has seen its stock prices rise to a 17-year high. Tim Armstrong , the former AOL CEO who tried unsuccessfully to merge AOL and Yahoo when they were both independent, will now be CEO of Oath. In February, the two companies agreed to lower the price by $350 million after Yahoo suffered several ... [Full Article...]

British Airways could face £100m compensation bill over IT meltdown

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Local Leaders Defy Trump's Paris Withdrawal

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Hyperloop One details plans for 200km trip in 15 minutes

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Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack

Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack Trump, in the aftermath of an attack in San Bernardino, California, calls in a statement for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on". [Full Article...]

NE cultural centre to add value to Bhupen Hazarika bridge

NE cultural centre to add value to Bhupen Hazarika bridge According to agencies' reports, apart from this, PM Modi will also inaugurate a slew of projects in the state. " The Dhola-Sadiya bridge is strategically important for the military as it can withstand a weight of 60-tonne battle tanks". The proposed medical college will come up at Changsari in Kamrup (Rural) district, 28.5 kilometres from Guwahati . PM Modi said, "This bridge will also open n... [Full Article...]

Trump's UK visit on despite criticism, says foreign secretary

But Trump seized on only a small portion of Khan's remarks, tweeting Sunday: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!' ". " Sadiq Khan was saying something very reasonable and sensible about how there was no reason for the public to be alarmed by the presence of armed officers on the streets", he said. [Full Article...]

J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler Steps Down

Drexler, who will stay on as chairman, invested $100 million into J. Crew and owns 10% of the company. Lyons, who had been considered the creative mastermind behind the brand's rise in the early 2000s, will remain with J.Crew as a creative advisor until her contract expires in December 2017. [Full Article...]

Timeline: How the Trump-Khan relationship grew so heated

Timeline: How the Trump-Khan relationship grew so heated Once representatives from Khan clarified he meant increased police presence was no cause for alarm, Trump tweeted more of his opinions about the London mayor. "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". Trump's tweet drew controversy in the United Kingdom, where lawmakers accused the US president of smearing Khan's stance on terrorism. [Full Article...]

European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans Bainimarama said the decision is a grave disappointment for places like his Pacific island nation and US coastal cities like NY and Miami that are vulnerable to climate change . The Times of India called it an "epic rant" with "hyperbolic falsehoods", arguing in a piece by their Washington correspondent that US aid to India is set to be whittled down to $34 million in 2018. [Full Article...]

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

Money is money in Hollywood and when it comes to Pirates , the three-day estimate overseas is an impressive $208.4 million and globally, the movie is expected to make $270.6 million this weekend, and over $300 million by the end of the four-day holiday weekend. [Full Article...]

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has favoured remaining in the agreement and chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, as does Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt. Despite pressure from allies in the Group of Seven rich nations at a meeting in Italy last week, Trump had refused to endorse the agreement, rebuffing leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and B... [Full Article...]

Gov. Rauner responds to state lawmakers failing to pass state budget

Senate Democrats approved workers compensation changes and, on Monday, a two-year property-tax freeze, which Republicans said was not long enough. State Rep. The fiscal year starts July 1, but beginning Thursday, a three-fifths supermajority rather than simple majority is required for budget approval. Cullerton had worked with Republicans in the State Senate to produce a budget. [Full Article...]

TalkTalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK) New Price Targets

Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The firm began coverage in an analyst note made public on 31 May. The Firm operates through two divisions: United Kingdom and global. It now has negative earnings. Canaccord Genuity increased their target price on shares of Gocompare.Com Group PLC from GBX 75 ($0.96) to GBX 92 ($1.18) and g... [Full Article...]

Illinois House approves minimum wage hike

Illinois House approves minimum wage hike The Keep Ontario Working Coalition, formed in response to the proposed labour law changes, warned the changes will lead to "unintended consequences, including job losses, rising consumer costs, and economic hardship". The report didn't examine the minimum wage, which is now indexed to inflation and had been set to rise from $11.40 to $11.60 in October, but Wynne said raising it will make a differe... [Full Article...]

Ontario is Getting a $15/hour Minimum Wage

Ontario is Getting a $15/hour Minimum Wage Announcing the promised legislation, Premier Kathleen Wynne noted 10 per cent of Ontario workers make minimum wage and 30 per cent make less than $15 an hour. "We're going to have to look at efficiencies, there are no two ways about", says Ray Skaff, who handles public relations for Gabriel Pizza, "We may have no choice but to pass that along to consumers". [Full Article...]


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