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Business UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll
Author: 0 UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll

But if she does not comfortably beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble may be judged to have failed and her authority weakened just as she tries to deliver on her Brexit promises. May's poll lead started to contract sharply after she set out plans on May 18 to make some elderly people pay a greater share of their care costs, a proposal dubbed the " dementia tax " by opponents.

Business Kerry, Gore blast Trump climate exit
Author: 0 Kerry, Gore blast Trump climate exit

Two unnamed officials sent to brief the press after the president's Paris agreement speech said that they couldn't speak to his "personal views". Trump - who tweeted in 2012 that climate change was "created by and for the Chinese" - rationalized that pulling out of the climate deal would help American workers.

Business Apple unveils iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple unveils iMac Pro

They include new seventh-generation Intel " Kaby Lake " processors, and the 27-inch version also gets a raised memory ceiling of 64GB. If you don't, Apple also refreshed the prices and specs of the regular 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac models.

Business Comey to Congress: President Trump told him 'I need loyalty'
Author: 0 Comey to Congress: President Trump told him 'I need loyalty'

After all, President Trump fired Comey, said he did a bad job and called him a "nut job". New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins told reporters that Trump acted appropriately when asking former FBI Director James Comey to go easy on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , who is under a federal investigation regarding his contacts with Russian Federation.

Business Apple to introduce new iPhone to block block text, calls while driving
Author: 0 Apple to introduce new iPhone to block block text, calls while driving

After years of delay, Amazon and Apple have finally reached an agreement to bring the Amazon Prime video app to Apple TV set-top-boxes everywhere. In fact, whatever it learns on one device will also be synced to all other Apple devices that you may own, so that the same experience is available across.

Business $1.75 billion spent on Site C so far
Author: 0 $1.75 billion spent on Site C so far

Horgan's letter to Ms. McDonald, you will know that for four years I have raised significant and substantive concerns regarding the economics of the Site C project". The B.C. Liberal government chose not to put the dam to independent evaluation by the BCUC before moving forward with the project. He said it was her government that chose to proceed with the costliest public works project in B.C.

Author: 0 Gulf rivals not seeking Qatar 'regime change'

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called on Qatar to accept the demands of his country, Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates and Egypt to end its support for extremist groups. Last month Qatar's official news agency was hacked and a fake news story ostensibly quoting the country's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani was published through it.

Author: 0 Apple Hopes To Reinvent Home Audio With Its New Device

HomePod will cost $349 and come in white or space gray. The HomePod is powered by Apple's A8 chip and will be available from December in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the U.S., which will be getting the initial batch of speakers in White and Space Grey at $349 (roughly Rs.

Business RCom shares end 4 pc lower on further downgrade in ratings
Author: 0 RCom shares end 4 pc lower on further downgrade in ratings

The stock after making a weak opening tumbled further by 4.22 per cent to Rs 19.25 on BSE . The downgrades come in on Tuesday - second time in the span of a week - even as the telecom firm received a seven-month respite from bankers on repayment of debt.

Business Amazon Prime debuts discount for people on government benefits
Author: 0 Amazon Prime debuts discount for people on government benefits

However, customers holding an electronic benefits transfer (EBT), a payment card which can be used to issue both food and cash benefits, qualify for a discounted membership of US$5.99 per month. "Of the long list of business that Amazon could target, this doesn't seem like the biggest one". Amazon and Walmart each have been upping their game to cut into the other's bottom line.

Business Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal
Author: 0 Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) threw cold water on the Senate being able to pass a health care bill as he left the meeting, telling reporters "We're stuck". Richard Burr (R-NC) said last week, while the Senate was back home for Memorial Day. "I think we've done more than we've gotten credit for, but the big ones are ahead", Cole said.

Author: 0 Though economy surprises, ECB to stick with stimulus program

Bloomberg , citing unnamed euro zone officials, said the central bank was preparing to lower its annual inflation forecast for the next three years to 1.5 percent, from 1.7 percent, 1.6 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 37.46 points, or 0.18 percent, to end at 21,173.69, the S&P 500 gained 3.81 points, or 0.16 percent, to 2,433.14 and the Nasdaq Composite added 22.32 points, or 0.36 percent, to 6,297.38.

Business Twitter reacts to death of Southern rock legend Gregg Allman
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to death of Southern rock legend Gregg Allman

Last August, Allman cancelled his United States tour after serious health concerns, and last month denied that he'd entered a hospice for treatment . "My fondest memories will always be of Gregg , myself, and [late Allman Brothers bassist] Allen Woody sharing a tour bus together-listening to great music and laughing our asses off mile after mile".

Business 72-hour sale: Southwest Airlines slashes rates to under $100 round-trip
Author: 0 72-hour sale: Southwest Airlines slashes rates to under $100 round-trip

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Southwest Airlines during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $47,448,000. 4,370 were reported by Tokio Marine Asset Management Company. Currently, the market capitalization of Southwest Airlines Co . Southwest Airlines Co . has far performed well this year, with the share price up 20.59% since January.

Author: 0 Trump derides America's air traffic control systems as 'antiquated', announces modernisation measures

Once collected, the funds are deposited into a trust fund. Congress then authorizes the use of the funds during an annual appropriations process. Charles Everett Jr., executive director of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority, said he'll be watching to see if the legislative proposal will include airport officials on that board, which Shuster's proposal previously did not.

Author: 0 Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) stock price is worth at $17.20

Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.18% stake. (XENT) by 49.89% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Energy Transfer Equity from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th.

Business Canada to Boost Military as US 'Shrugs Off Burden'
Author: 0 Canada to Boost Military as US 'Shrugs Off Burden'

She said Canada has a "huge interest in an global order based on rules". "If middle powers do not implicate themselves in the furtherance of peace and stability around the world, that will be left to the Great Powers to settle among themselves", Freeland said.

Author: 0 Nigeria, Libya exempted as OPEC extends cut for nine months

Extension of the agreement to cut oil production meets the interests of Azerbaijan, said Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev commenting on the decision taken today by OPEC and non-OPEC countries. The earlier decline in oil price , which started in 2014, forced Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to tighten their belts and led to unrest in some oil-producing countries, including Venezuela and Nigeria .

Business China just got its first credit downgrade since 1989
Author: 0 China just got its first credit downgrade since 1989

The downgrade by one notch to an A1 rating from Aa3 comes as the Chinese government grapples with the challenges of slowing economic growth and rising financial risks stemming from soaring debt. "The combination of slower growth and higher debt poses some contingent liabilities for the government", said Diron. "China's economy made a good start in the beginning of this year, showing that the results of the reforms are manifesting", the Ministry of Finance said in a statement posted on its ...

Author: 0 John Kerry Blasts Trump Administration for Paris Move

Mr Trump had said India would get billions of dollars for meeting its commitment under the 2015 Paris Agreement along with China and gain a financial advantage over the US. "But finally, finally this week, the climate change movement may have gotten a symbol to rally around because apparently it was never quite enough for us to motivate ourselves out of love for this large, gassy orb", Oliver said, referring to Earth.

Business J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman
Author: 0 J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman

J.Crew has been trying to reinvent itself to gain back customers being lost to fast fashion and discount retailers. "This is an exciting time for J.Crew as we continue to make significant changes to position our company for long-term success", the executive said in a statement obtained by Glamour .

Author: 0 ITV plc (ITV) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum Capital

About shares traded. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc (SHOS) has declined 44.35% since June 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 108.24% the S&P500. Piedmont Invest Advisors Limited reported 807 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Causeway Capital Ltd Liability invested in 0.26% or 514,612 shares. Focused Wealth Mgmt owns 29 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Business UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar
Author: 0 UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted criticism of Qatar that mirrors that of the Saudis and others in the region who have long objected to Qatar's foreign policy. It has increasingly been sending flights over Iran and Turkey to avoid Saudi and Egyptian airspace. The ministry put out a statement on social media Wednesday saying those found guilty could face three to 15 years in prison and fines starting from 500,000 dirhams ($136,000).

Author: 0 Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

The young woman was a talented social worker and an "exceptional human being", Christiansen said in a statement . "The police and our partners are doing everything we can across the country to help prevent further attacks and protect the public from harm", Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said in a statement .

Business Tiote was the toughest player I've ever seen
Author: 0 Tiote was the toughest player I've ever seen

Beijing Enterprises said: "During a routine training session at 6pm today, Ivory Coast player Cheick Tioté suddenly fainted and the club immediately rushed him to hospital, but unfortunately efforts to save him failed and he passed away at 7pm".

Author: 0 How Many Encana Corp (TSE:ECA)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

In related news, Director Clayton Harvey Woitas bought 12,300 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 13th. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 91 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.