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Business French Oil Firm May Leave Iran
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On May 8 President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the USA from the Iran nuclear deal , also pledging to reinstate the anti-Iranian sanctions that were lifted as a result of the agreement. made a decision to reimpose sanctions. Total does about 30 percent of its business through the United States banking system. Germany, France and the United Kingdom have vowed to stick with the nuclear deal and they're talking to Iranian officials about how to protect the economic ...

Business Australian astronomers find a cosmic 'monster' that's growing fast
Author: 0 Australian astronomers find a cosmic 'monster' that's growing fast

Essentially the Donald Trump of quasars , this supermassive black hole dates back more than 12 billion years, to the early dark ages of the universe. "Fast-growing supermassive black holes also help to clear the fog around them by ionising gases", Wolf said in a statement , "which makes the Universe more transparent".

Business Starbucks joins Amazon, lambasting Seattle's new head tax on top-grossing companies
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The tax will provide additional revenue. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Thursday offered an alternate plan , cutting the tax in half from $500 to $250 per employee per year. Sawant did not deny it and said she believes it is OK to use taxpayer-funded equipment for her "movement". People in the crowd held up signs: "Don't vote our jobs away" or "Tax the rich".

Business Asia markets, energy firms rally with oil prices
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The leaders of the European Union, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Australia, Japan, China and Russian Federation have expressed regret at the USA decision to stop honoring the agreement. Iran re-emerged as a major oil exporter in 2016 after global sanctions against it were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear program. On Monday, U.S.

Business Inflation Report: Growth and Inflation Forecast Downgraded
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Economists had forecast core CPI climbing by 0.2%. All members agree that any future increases in Bank Rate are likely to be at a gradual pace and to a limited extent. Whilst the Bank of England (BoE) did not have early access to today's data, it could still effect the sentiment of Bank Governor Mark Carney in his later press conference and indeed the outlook moving forward.

Business Budget 2018: DTA to explore blockchain for government payments
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The Federal Government have committed to a 10-year national infrastructure plan that seeks to reduce congestion, improve safety and create jobs. The NPP was built by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) alongside The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the National Australia Bank (NAB), the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), and Westpac.

Business Annual postal food drive is Saturday
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To contribute to this year's food drive, place a donation bag by the mailbox on May 12, prior to the letter carrier's delivery time for the collection of their non-perishable food donations. "This is the 26th anniversary of the Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive ", said Theresa Miller, a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in the Alamogordo area.

Business Brighton's Steve Sidwell Hails 'Fantastic' Season After Defaeting Manchester United
Author: 0 Brighton's Steve Sidwell Hails 'Fantastic' Season After Defaeting Manchester United

With third bottom Southampton and 17-placed Swansea to meet on Tuesday, Brighton now can't now be relegated. On the red side, we have a manager who wants to win 1-0 and play defensive. "We believe they deserve a chance to play - they are fresher than others that played so many matches in the season, to play against a team that is strong at home and intense".

Business Celtics nip Sixers for 2-0 lead in Eastern Conference semis
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Thursday. "Obviously, it's not the flawless timing". Philly made another run in the final period to get back the lead, 93-88, following a put back shot by Ersan Ilyasova with 5:48 left in the clock. "There's not going to be a pity party". He's still a rookie, but this is the rookie who averaged a triple-double as his team went 20-1 over the last 16 games of the regular season and the first round of the playoffs.

Business GGG is Unsure about a Rematch with Canelo
Author: 0 GGG is Unsure about a Rematch with Canelo

Gennady Golovkin as a massive favorite at tonights fight against Vanes Martirosyan proved once more that boxing odd-makers though not ideal still knows their stuff very well. Golovkin is the longest among current world Champions owns belts in prestigious versions. Tying the record will be part of Golovkin's legacy, but the more immediate concern is whether the Alvarez suspension and subsequent cancellation of their fight will have a negative impact on Golovkin's performance against ...

Business Southwest Announces Which Airports Will Get New Service to Hawaii
Author: 0 Southwest Announces Which Airports Will Get New Service to Hawaii

The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.35%. While all four cities will see Southwest flights, the airline will start simple. Following the purchase, the director now owns 70,469 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,963,881.25. The rating was downgraded by Capital One on Tuesday, January 19 to "Underweight". The firm has "Outperform" rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, September 20.

Business Giuliani offers new explanation of why Trump fired Comey
Author: 0 Giuliani offers new explanation of why Trump fired Comey

Hours after President Donald Trump said his lawyer Rudy Giuliani did not have "his facts straight", the former NY mayor issued a statement on Friday saying $130,000 in hush money paid to an adult-film star before the 2016 election was not an election law violation.

Business Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn indicted in Michigan
Author: 0 Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn indicted in Michigan

The charges have been filed accusing him of a conspiracy to cover up the Volkswagen Group's emissions cheating between 2006 and 2015 when it was finally uncovered. Volkswagen pleaded guilty a year ago to cheating on emissions tests by using software in almost 600,000 of its diesel vehicles in the USA and agreed to pay $4.3 billion in penalties.

Business White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree
Author: 0 White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree

Meanwhile, Huffington Post quotes an unnamed official at the Elysée Palace, who said the tree is under quarantine. The sapling was a gift from the French President during his state visit last week, reports ABC News . The BBC cited a French gardening website that hypothesized the tree may have been moved somewhere else to better survive "the drought" of summer, and that it "may be back in October".

Business WhatsApp CEO To Leave Facebook
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In February 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had invited Koum to his residence and offered him to join the company's boards. Koum and Brian Acton founded WhatsApp back in 2009. Facebook has be accused of compromising user data of more than 87 million users by Cambridge Analytica , a data firm and used to influence elections in the United States as well as India.

Business Sainsbury's & Asda: will it go ahead?
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The Competition and Markets Authority has said that the planned merger is "likely to be subject to review" but, if allowed to go ahead, the deal will create one of the UK's leading grocery, general merchandise and clothing retail groups, with combined revenues of around £51billion for 2017.

Business US First Quarter Economic Growth Slows Less Than Forecast
Author: 0 US First Quarter Economic Growth Slows Less Than Forecast

The United States economy, at first estimate, grew by 2.9 percent , year-over-year, in the first quarter of 2018. While GDP growth was the best for any January-March period since 2015, it's a step down from three quarters of GDP growth above or near 3%, and a reminder that the first quarter remains plagued by data quirks.

Business Facebook will clearly label political advertising in Britain, says CTO
Author: 0 Facebook will clearly label political advertising in Britain, says CTO

On the call, executives used the word "proud" five times. In a written submission prior to the hearing before parliament's media committee, Schroepfer said those wanting to run political adverts would have to complete an authorization process and the messages would also have to display who paid for them.

Business Commons to debate EU customs union legislation
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The vote is non-binding and May has made no pledge to resign over it, but the pressure will be ratcheted up should she lose. The vote can be overturned by the lower house, the House of Commons, but underscores the deep divisions over Brexit across parliament and could encourage lawmakers hoping to derail May's plans to forge a new relationship with the EU.

Business Oil Price Hits Four-year High Amid Iran Sanction Fears
Author: 0 Oil Price Hits Four-year High Amid Iran Sanction Fears

Brent crude oil futures were at $73.71 per barrel, down 15 cents, or 0.2%, from their last close and nearly $1.8 below the November-2014 high of $75.47 a barrel reached the previous day, CNBC reported. Trade data in Thomson Reuters Eikon shows seaborne imports of crude by Asia's main buyers will hit a record this month. Now total petroleum exports are more than double what they were before the US lifted its ban on crude exports at the end of 2014.

Business NFL Draft: Quarterbacks By The Numbers
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Anyone who thinks the draft pundits and even some team general managers have no clue what will happen in Thursday's opening round of the draft should talk to the guys likely to get selected early. "Being in that situation would be really cool ". I may not be Mel Kiper Jr. or Todd McShay but I like to think I'm knowledgeable when it comes to the National Football League draft.

Business Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles
Author: 0 Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

For now, the service is available in 37 cities and will be coming to more areas soon. The announcement of the in-car delivery service follows Amazon's introduction of the Amazon Key program previous year that lets the people delivering packages into the homes of customers who opt in.