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Fed minutes: Officials back reducing bond holdings this year

Fed minutes: Officials back reducing bond holdings this year

The minutes of the Fed's May 2-3 meeting, released Wednesday, show that officials not only discussed beginning a reduction of bond holdings this year but also expressed approval for a plan on how the ...

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U.S. stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

U.S. stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 9.25 points, or 0.16 percent, on volume of 20,397 contracts. While the yield curve flattened, the S&P 500 closed at a record high after minutes from the US central bank...

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Narendra Modi government to pick industry champions as defence buying plan cleared

Narendra Modi government to pick industry champions as defence buying plan cleared

The "broad contours" of the SP policy, which has been under discussion for the last two years as a major step towards reducing India's strategically vulnerable dependence on military supplies from ove...

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The end of austerity in Saudi Arabia

But back home, it seems the only thing people wanted to talk about was a picture of Trump with his hands covering a glowing orb. Hence, when Trump called Iran a Muslim nation which harbors ...

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CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured

So, after all that, according to the CBO , the Republicans can't come up with anything better than making their previous attempt infinitesimally less godawful than the previous one. About a sixth o...

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AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co

This rating was disclosed in a research report on Wednesday, 17 May. The rating was maintained by HSBC on Friday, January 13 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 29 by FinnCap. ...

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Trump Asks Muslim Nations To Help Wipe Out Extremism

A senior administration official told Reuters last week that Trump remained committed to his campaign pledge to ultimately relocate the embassy but did not plan to announce such a move while on his ...

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Passengers vandalise Tejas Express on its inaugural journey

Passengers vandalise Tejas Express on its inaugural journey

Barely a day into its inauguration, the country's first high-speed luxury train returned to Mumbai in a mess with garbage littered throughout the train, damaged LCD screens and a dozen missing headpho...

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Thank You, Australia, for the Avocado Latte

Thank You, Australia, for the Avocado Latte

Truman Cafe posted an Instagram video of the making of an Avolatte with the caption: "Would you try it?" We weren't actually selling them but then someone came in today and wanted one. Meanwhile,...

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China's credit downgrade could 'reawaken risk'

Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's sovereign credit rating for the first time in almost 30 years, for fear that Beijing will prove unable to tame the nation's mounting debt while also...

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Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Elected as First African DG of WHO

Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Elected as First African DG of WHO

In the last weeks of his campaign to become WHO's next director-general, Larry Gostin, an adviser to his rival, Dr. David Nabarro , raised concerns about whether Tedros was a suitable leader, accusin...

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Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House

The document was read to the New York Times by USA officials. This upcoming testimony, which would be made under oath, will mark Comey's first public statements since his firing on May 9. The nami...

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Trump praises Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, does not mention two-state solution

And I intend to do everything I can to help achieve that goal. In a press conference from Bethlehem, US President Donald Trump offered his prayers for the people of Manchester following the deadl...

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OPEC, non-OPEC hold informal talks to nail new oil cuts

Their output already is partially offsetting the cuts, and even more USA companies are poised to return if prices rise further. But if OPEC's public comments convince traders it will ensure oil ...

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Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

The firing comes just days after Sally Yates, who was acting US attorney general until she, too, was sacked by President Trump , told a congressional committee that she had clearly warned the White...

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'Never mentioned' Israel in meeting with Russians

But the nations of the Middle East can not wait for American power to crush this enemy for them. During the 2016 USA campaign, Trump mused about his belief that "Islam hates us". JUDY WOODRUFF: ...

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Trump Pushes for Mideast Peace, Avoids Thorny Details

But obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and the Israel . A number of Israeli journalists were denied visas to Saudi Arabia to report on Trump's t...

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Ford more than doubles new CEO Hackett's base pay

Ford more than doubles new CEO Hackett's base pay

To access this content simply register belownow. It announced an accession bonus of $1 million. He resigned from the Ford board immediately. Mr Fields will retire from the company effective Aug 1. H...

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Pope denies Trumps 'white privilege' during visit

Trump traveled to the Vatican with the first lady Melania Trump , his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner . According to CNN , the Pope also gave Trump an olive tree medal...

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Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

With the Senate working on its own health care bill, there is a distinct possibility that the House version will be changed drastically before any final version emerges. The nonpartisan office also sa...

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