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Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead early gains

Other markets:Asian stocks closed mixed (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/nikkei-leaps-to-22-month-high-other-asian-markets-quiet-2017-06-19), with Japan's Nikkei 225 index rising for a third straight day. The drop has pulled crude oil into bear territory, as the price is down by more than 22 percent compared to the 52-week high of $55.24 a barrel hit in early January.

Author: 0 Manila vows to liberate Marawi for weekend festival

The capture of Marawi and the dogged fight to regain control of it has alarmed Southeast Asian nations which fear ISIS - on a backfoot in Iraq and Syria - is trying to set up a stronghold in the southern Philippines that could threaten the whole region.

Author: 0 Stockpiles Fall Less Than Expected, Oil Prices Drop

Both crude benchmarks have lost all the gains made at the end of previous year after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed with other big producers to cut output in an effort to prop up prices. Add in Russia's tanker shipments and its total exports are likely more than 9 million bpd. Gasoline stocks rose 2.1 million barrels, or 0.9 percent, to 242.4 million barrels, for the week ending June 9, Energy Information Administration ( EIA ) data showed.

Author: 0 Pregnant Mom Calls 911, Seattle Police Kill Her

Police also said they responded to another risky situation at Lyles home earlier this month. Jamieson said that at some point after Lyles armed herself with a knife both officers "had to fire their service weapons". "Get back!" the officers can be heard saying, before the loud sounds of multiple gunshots occur, and the audio abruptly stops. The responding officers can be heard on a dashcam audio recording released by police.

Author: 0 Cards Opponent Has Record-Tying Night

Louis Cardinals . Gennett went five-for-five, hitting his four home runs off three Cardinal pitchers and amassing 10 RBI. The Reds are now three game under.500, but are in third place in the National League Central. He made two curtain calls and returned to left field in the ninth inning to a standing ovation. CHICAGO - Jake Arrieta pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Anthony Rizzo drove in four runs as the surging Chicago Cubs beat Miami for a season-high fifth ...

Author: 0 PennTex Midstream Announces Expiration of Energy Transfer Tender Offer

The Company owns, operates, develops and acquires natural gas gathering and other midstream energy assets to service CONSOL's and Noble Energy's production in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Spirit Of America Mngmt Corp Ny accumulated 190,829 shares or 0.4% of the stock. Natixis holds 0.74% or 931,200 shares in its portfolio. Crosslink Capital Inc increased Salesforce.Com (CRM) stake by 46.52% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Author: 0 South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

The Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan sparked by a powerful quake in March 2011 sparked widespread public concern in neighbouring South Korea over its own aged atomic plants . The conservative administrations of former presidents Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye both pushed for nuclear reactors . In the following year, a fake parts scandal prompted an investigation and spread fear over the safety of nuclear plants.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy ready to dump heavy rain along the Gulf coast

On the forecast track, the disturbance is expected to be near the southwest Louisiana coast late Wednesday or Wednesday night, and move inland over western Louisiana and eastern Texas on Thursday. Meanwhile, tropical storm Bret is expected to weaken into a tropical depression in the Atlantic on Wednesday. When it becomes more organized, PTC 3 will be designated Tropical Storm Cindy since sustained wind speeds are greater than 39 miles per hour and less than 74 miles per hour.

Business Baltimore City Council Votes To Uphold Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Baltimore City Council Votes To Uphold Paris Climate Agreement

Under Democratic President Barack Obama, "climate change" appeared as a topic in a list on the front page. The township also will "lead by example to rapidly pursue these goals in a manner that is transparent, fair, and economically responsible", and will engage with other municipal governments, organizations and universities, including Penn State, to raise awareness and identify ways to address climate change.

Business Terrorist financing at heart of Qatar crisis, says UAE minister
Author: 0 Terrorist financing at heart of Qatar crisis, says UAE minister

Late last month, Qatar's state-run news agency released comments attributed to Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in which he described Iran as a force for stability and accused the Saudis of promoting extremism. The air base, which has hosted US military aircraft for more than 15 years, is considered a marvel, with some of the longest runways in the Middle East and sophisticated hangars that rise like mountains from the flat desert floor.

Business Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods already impacting grocery industry
Author: 0 Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods already impacting grocery industry

Online delivery of groceries so far has been tough for any company to pull off because of customers' concerns about the quality of meat and produce, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said. Anderson advised Whole Foods alongside senior Evercore bankers Eduardo Mestre and William Hiltz. " Amazon is an innovative company and we are excited about our partnership".

Business Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions
Author: 0 Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Qatar must do more to crack down on support for terrorism but that the crisis must not disrupt action against the Islamic State group. Saudi Arabia's al Watan newspaper published what it said was a list of eight "extremist organisations" seen as working to destabilise the region from Qatar.

Business Ford to import Focus small car from China in 2019
Author: 0 Ford to import Focus small car from China in 2019

Ford said moving production of the Focus to China will not result in any job losses for USA hourly employees. The factory won't lose any jobs as a result of the move. He said Ford planned to inform the White House this morning. Production begins in the second half of 2019, with models coming from the company's existing Focus plants globally.

Business Pamplona Capital to buy Parexel in $5bn deal
Author: 0 Pamplona Capital to buy Parexel in $5bn deal

Congress Asset Mgmt Ma holds 1.05% or 761,630 shares in its portfolio. Mitchell Capital Management Co. now owns 66,548 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $4,622,000 after buying an additional 57,261 shares during the period.

Author: 0 Uber board to adopt recommendations of Eric Holder investigation

In order to take corrective measures to fix the system, Uber also recently hired Francis Frei from Harvard Business School as SVP of Leadership and Strategy to offer leadership support to CEO Travis Kalanick . A former engineer named Susan Fowler blogged about her experience last February and claimed that the company refused to properly address sexual harassment and that she and other women had reported it already.

Author: 0 Stock Chatter: A Look into Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC) Shares

Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) has risen 28.27% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.68% the S&P500. The real estate investment trust reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.01.

Business The Burger King Lucky Charms Shake Is Not Magically Delicious!
Author: 0 The Burger King Lucky Charms Shake Is Not Magically Delicious!

Instead of nostalgic bliss, we got a sad looking vanilla shake with barely any marshmallows and definitely not enough rainbow coloring to impress our Instagram followers. General Mills' Lucky Charms was one of our favorite cereals growing up , and it understandably continues to be a guilty pleasure of ours as adults.

Business McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea
Author: 0 McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

The news prompted Young Pioneer Tours, the Beijing-based company that organized Warmbier's North Korea trip, to announce it will stop taking US citizens on tours to the country. Doctors said he has suffered extensive loss of brain tissue and "profound weakness and contraction" of his muscles, arms and legs. Patients in this condition can open their eyes but do not respond to commands.

Author: 0 Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness

He found the taped phone call played in court between Cosby and Constand's mother, in which Cosby described the sexual encounter with her daughter, particularly disturbing. Judge Steven O'Neill advised jurors when the trial ended Saturday outside Philadelphia that they need not discuss the case. But O'Neill gave them a special instruction required by law and sent them back to deliberate to see if they could settle their differences and reach a verdict.

Business Chouhan Meets Families of Farmers Killed in Police Firing
Author: 0 Chouhan Meets Families of Farmers Killed in Police Firing

The district administration relaxed the curfew here from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. Mandsaur has seen violent protests since Tuesday after five farmers were killed in a police firing. However, the CM remain unmoved and said that he will only end his fast after situation gets backs to normal in the state. "We have always stood with the farmers during distressful times".

Business Uber heads in new direction with tipping option
Author: 0 Uber heads in new direction with tipping option

The company says it is testing app-based tipping in these markets to identify the best experience, but expects to extend the long-requested perk to its drivers in all US markets by the end of July. Uber drivers are independent contractors, not employees, and lack paid sick leave and vacation, and must pay for vehicle maintenance and other costs.

Author: 0 Trump plans to release tax overhaul in early September

Cohn said the goal is to release the overhaul in the first two weeks of September. "We are going to cut taxes", he said. This type of top-down approach has a sketchy record on Capitol Hill, especially on issues as hard to maneuver as the first remake of the nation's tax code in 31 years.

Business Absconding ex-judge Karnan held in TN
Author: 0 Absconding ex-judge Karnan held in TN

The Supreme Court also ordered that his "mental health" be examined before it ordered his arrest on May 9. "Under our constitutional scheme, high courts are not subordinate to the Supreme Court; high courts are as much independent as the Supreme Court is, though their orders could be judicially challenged in the Supreme Court, the latter being a Court of Appeal", the petition said.

Business Punjab to amend law to for fixing liquor vends near highways
Author: 0 Punjab to amend law to for fixing liquor vends near highways

According to an official statement from the chief minister's office, the government will take overall outstanding institutional crop loans of households where a farmer has committed suicide. Having rejected the centre's crop insurance scheme as not suited to Punjab, the government announced to constitute a committee under the state farmers' commission to set up a Punjab Agriculture Insurance Corporation.

Author: 0 British police release footage showing devastation inside London's Grenfell tower

Two British ministers have said that exterior cladding used in Grenfell Tower's recent renovation may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. Miss Cachia, who had just completed her 11 week training course, said she was in Grenfell Tower for an "awfully long time". She said volunteers were unable to get hold of any money, despite huge donations of cash being made and Theresa May pledging £5 million in emergency funds.

Business Venezuela, US spar at OAS Mexico meeting
Author: 0 Venezuela, US spar at OAS Mexico meeting

Since opposition parties won a majority of seats in 2015, the Maduro government systematically smothered Venezuela's National Assembly . While Venezuela has said it was withdrawing from the OAS in protest, foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez was in Cancun.

Business US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade
Author: 0 US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

Trump initially took sides with the Saudi-led group before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when USA defense officials renewed praise of Doha, mindful of the major US military base hosted by Qatar that serves, in part, as a launchpad for strikes on Islamic State jihadists.

Business Are you with us or with Qatar, Saudi King asks Sharif
Author: 0 Are you with us or with Qatar, Saudi King asks Sharif

Gulf states transport ministers and aviation officials kicked off a meeting on Thursday at the United Nations aviation agency's headquarters in Montreal to discuss the airspace standoff resulting from the Arab world's biggest powers decision to cut ties with Qatar .

Author: 0 Barclays and bank chiefs facing fraud conspiracy charges

Barclays, Varley and Jenkins were also charged with providing unlawful financial assistance. Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has said it "is considering its position" after the Serious Fraud Office today launched criminal charges against the bank for offences related to a £7.3bn emergency cash injection from Qatar in 2008 which staved off a United Kingdom government bail-out.