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Why one analyst thinks Netflix will rise another 67 percent in the next few years

CNBC NEWS - 27 min 10 sec ago
Netflix will rise 20 percent in the next year alone, according to MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson.
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Gunmen Attack Coptic Christian Convoy in Egypt, Killing at Least 20

NEW YORK TIMES - 28 min 48 sec ago
The assault was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the besieged Christian minority in the country.
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South Africa's Mmusi Maimane 'barred' from Zambia

AL JAZEERA - 39 min 13 sec ago
Maimane says he was denied entry to the country over his support for a Zambian opposition leader charged with treason.
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World leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

CNBC NEWS - 1 hour 1 min ago
World leaders braced for contentious talks with Trump at the G-7 summit after he earlier lambasted NATO allies for not spending more on defense.
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Egypt: Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians

AL JAZEERA - 1 hour 3 min ago
Initial reports say at least three people were killed and dozens wounded after attack in Minya province.
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Week in pictures: From Manchester attack to Trump visit

AL JAZEERA - 1 hour 6 min ago
A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including an attack in Manchester and Trump's first foreign trip.
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Greg Gianforte, Manchester, Pittsburgh Penguins: Your Friday Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 11 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Seven things you need to know about the G7 summit

AL JAZEERA - 1 hour 29 min ago
What does the G7 stand for, who are they key players and what are the potential bust-ups this year?
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Former Greek PM Papademos recovering well after booby-trap blast

CNBC NEWS - 1 hour 32 min ago
Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was recovering well from injuries caused by a booby-trapped package exploding in his car.
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Cancer treatment firm 21st Century Oncology files for bankruptcy

CNBC NEWS - 1 hour 42 min ago
21st Century Oncology, which bills itself as the world's largest operator of cancer treatment centers, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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The New Germans

AL JAZEERA - 2 hours 17 sec ago
Exploring Germany's reception of new immigrants and its long-term pursuit of Arab migrants as a demographic strategy.
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Trumps calls North Korea a 'big problem', promises to resolve issue

CNBC NEWS - 2 hours 7 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea was a "big problem", but assured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that issues surrounding the secretive Asian state would be resolved
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Namibia: Skulls of my People

AL JAZEERA - 2 hours 10 min ago
Tribal leaders in Namibia fight the German government for the return of hundreds of skulls taken for racial experiments.
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Bitcoin rival Ripple is suddenly sitting on many billions of dollars worth of currency

CNBC NEWS - 2 hours 16 min ago
If you factor in the value of Ripple's cryptocurrency, the company could be worth billions.
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Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Slams Republican for Violent Response to Reporter

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 18 min ago
Late-night TV hosts pounced on Greg Gianforte, who won the election on Thursday for Montana’s vacant House seat despite being charged with assaulting a reporter.
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For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 26 min ago
The Army has sought to play down the significance of the mixed-gender milestone. But female grunts see it as monumental and revolutionary.
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As C.E.O. Pay Packages Grow, Top Executives Have the President’s Ear

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 26 min ago
The top 200 chief executives, who make more than last year, are holding meetings with President Trump, who is considering rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations.
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Strap Into the Jersey Shore’s New Roller Coaster

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 26 min ago
The Hydrus opened in May, replacing the famous Jet Star roller coaster, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Experience the ride in this 360° video.
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A Shiny New Ride Above the Sand at the Jersey Shore

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 26 min ago
The Hydrus replaces the Jet Star roller coaster on the beach at Seaside Heights, where Hurrican Sandy left the old coaster a tangled wreck.
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Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

AL JAZEERA - 2 hours 39 min ago
There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.
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Trump reportedly calls Germans ‘very bad’; threatens to end German car sales

CNBC NEWS - 3 hours 15 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly reignited tensions with his EU counterparts in the latest leg of his international tour after calling the Germans “very bad” for their trade surplus with the U.S.
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Heavy rains cause deadly landslides in Sri Lanka

AL JAZEERA - 3 hours 17 min ago
Roads flooded and houses buried as Rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 23 people in different parts of Sri Lanka.
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Bullard says US inflation is 'worrisome' and markets are wrong on Fed rate path

CNBC NEWS - 3 hours 23 min ago
Federal Reserve (Fed) policymaker James Bullard has declared that the path of inflation in the U.S. is "worrisome", speaking in Tokyo on Friday.
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Iraqi artist depicts life under ISIL

AL JAZEERA - 3 hours 36 min ago
Mostafa Taei's paintings became a record of gruesome atrocities: beheadings, injured children and hangings.
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Mystery as police investigate abandoned SOS

SKY NEWS - 3 hours 38 min ago
Police are trying to solve the mystery of who made an SOS out of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia.
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Nintendo adds $2.2 billion to market cap as shares touch 8-year high following release of major game

CNBC NEWS - 3 hours 56 min ago
Capcom announced the release of "Monster Hunter XX" on the Nintendo Switch.
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Is advertising over? What chief marketers are saying about the future of marketing

CNBC NEWS - 3 hours 57 min ago
As advertisers spend ever more money – nearly $500 billion in 2016 globally – there are clear signs of nervousness
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RBI ex-chief Rajan: In a post-crisis world, this is where the new economic risks are

CNBC NEWS - 4 hours 9 min ago
The world’s banks have become safer since the crisis, but economic risks have spread elsewhere, said RBI ex-governor Rajan.
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Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump

CNBC NEWS - 4 hours 10 min ago
The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate.
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US court fines UPS $247 million over illegal cigarette shipments

CNBC NEWS - 4 hours 51 min ago
A federal judge ordered United Parcel Service Inc to pay nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for "illegally shipping" large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday.
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'Foreigners fighting' with ISIL-linked Philippine group

AL JAZEERA - 4 hours 55 min ago
Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute forces thousands to flee.
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Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana's U.S. House special election: AP

CNBC NEWS - 6 hours 35 min ago
Partial results from a special election for a U.S. House of Representative seat in Montana show Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana's U.S. House special election after being charged with assaulting reporter, the Associated Press reports.
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Live: Oil prices continue to fall as OPEC deal disappoints

CNBC NEWS - 6 hours 37 min ago
Our live blog is tracking market reaction after OPEC agrees to extend oil production cuts to March 2018.
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Europe Edition: Manchester, NATO, Barack Obama: Your Friday Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 46 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Citi cuts Lenovo earnings outlook on higher costs, but other analysts remain neutral

CNBC NEWS - 7 hours 18 min ago
Citi analysts expect rising components costs to put pressure on Lenovo's margin.
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Cleveland Cavaliers Make N.B.A. Finals as LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan

NEW YORK TIMES - 7 hours 23 min ago
James finished with 35 points, becoming the career playoff scoring leader, as Cleveland beat the Boston Celtics, 135-102, to win the series, 4-1.
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Kim's rocket stars - The trio behind North Korea's missile program

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:38
A former air force general, a rocket scientist and the head of a weapons development and procurement center are key in Pyongyang's missile program.
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James Passes Jordan, Cavs Back in Finals With 135-102 Win

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:06
LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals.
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FBI investigates Jared Kushner Russia links

SKY NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:54
Donald Trump's son-in- law is under investigation over the "extent and nature" of his dealings with Russian officials, US media is reporting.
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US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: monitor

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:34
Coalition air raids on ISIL-held town kills many women and children relatives of fighters, Syrian Observatory says.
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The trio behind North Korea's 21st-century missiles

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:47
Laughing men surrounding Kim Jong-un in photos are serious technocrats who have vastly improved the North's arsenal.
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News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:41
Is there something particularly American about leaking? Some national allergy to protecting government secrets? Yes, in fact, there is.
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Oil price decline after OPEC output cut extension an 'overreaction': Analyst

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:29
There may still be upside for crude prices even if investors appear let down by an OPEC production cut extension, an analyst said.
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In Controversy, Hannity Isn’t Seeing Advertisers’ Exodus That O’Reilly Did

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:28
Companies are sticking by Sean Hannity as he promotes his conspiracy theory surrounding the murder of a D.N.C. staff member, claiming he is not violating their core values.
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Is It Wrong to Body Slam a Journalist? These Days, Opinions Vary

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:22
The treatment of a reporter by Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in a Montana special election, was either “outrageous” or “totally out of character,” depending on whom you ask.
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Injured Boy at Yankee Stadium Puts Face on Bill Seeking Safety Netting

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:17
Legislation by a New York City councilman calls for stadiums with more than 5,000 seats to extend protective nets from home plate to the foul poles.
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Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:53
UK city's Libyan community shaken after revelations Salman Abedi was behind suicide blast at concert that killed 22.
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Blackstone Works With Saudi Arabia on U.S. Infrastructure Investments

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:51
Saudi Arabia’s largest sovereign wealth fund will make a $20 billion investment in a new Blackstone infrastructure project, which could then double in size.
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Brooklyn Prison Supervisors Charged With Sexually Assault Inmates

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:27
Two supervisors at a federal jail in Brooklyn accused of sexually abusing female inmates educated subordinates about the Prison Rape Elimination Act.
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Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans from Education Department to Treasury

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:25
A program that handles more than $1 trillion in debt for 43 million students is in play, and the head of it has resigned in protest.
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ISIS booby trapped Mosul building where more than 100 civilians died

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:13
The Pentagon completed its probe of a US airstrike in Mosul, pinning the blame on ISIS for massive civilians deaths.
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Trump Budget Plan Offers No Clarity, and So Far No ‘Magic Unicorn’

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:52
Senator Ron Wyden told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that the administration was using accounting that would “make Bernie Madoff blush.”
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Michel Temer rescinds controversial troop deployment

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:41
1,500 soldiers deployed in Brasilia are removed after accusations President Michel Temer only trying to cling to power.
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Olympic Dreams at Europe’s ‘California of Surfing’

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:21
Competitors at the World Surfing Games in France are setting their sights on 2020 in Tokyo, where their sport will be added to the Olympics.
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In Taormina, a Playground for the Jet Set, Trump’s Worlds Will Collide

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:05
A police state during the Group of 7 summit meeting, the city maintains its reputation as a pleasure dome for reality TV stars, aging playboys and affluent Russians.
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The Public Editor: The Bombing, the Crime Scene Photos and the Outcry

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:59
The smoke had barely cleared from the Manchester attack before The New York Times ran forensic-evidence images. British officials were angry. So were readers.
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Markets will be watching economic data and whether Amazon can break $1,000

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:58
With Nasdaq at a record high, Amazon could give it even more of a boost Friday if it breaks the $1,000 milestone for the first time.
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Asia set for flat open after OPEC extends output cut; Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:56
Futures pointed to a flat open for Asian markets on Friday, after oil producers agreed to extend output cuts for nine months.
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Cramer cheers for HP Inc.'s comeback story

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:53
Jim Cramer takes a look at how HP Inc., once part of the Hewlett-Packard empire, has rebounded thanks to innovation and other shrewd moves.
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Fred Wilson throws a little cold water on bitcoin enthusiasts

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:48
Despite all the excitement around digital currencies, venture capitalist Fred Wilson said it will probably take much longer for bitcoin to go mainstream.
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Jared Kushner now under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe, say officials: NBC

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:40
Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News.
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Mark Zuckerberg: Success comes from ‘the freedom to fail,’ so billionaires should pay you to do that

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:35
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said billionaires should pay people to live so everyone can find their purpose.
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Bus-sized sea monster discovered in Russia

SKY NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:21
Scientists have discovered a "highly unusual" new species of extinct sea-dwelling reptile in Russia.
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Crude oil and consumer sentiment: Here's what could drive the markets on Friday

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:15
Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management breaks down three key market themes for investors.
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Manchester, Greg Gianforte, Mosul: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:10
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Assault Charge for Gianforte Lifts Democrats’ Montana Election Hopes

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:09
Democrats are airing ads featuring audio of an election-eve assault on a reporter by Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in a special House election.
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Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:01
Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL.
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UK resumes intelligence-sharing after US leak row

SKY NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:00
British police have resumed intelligence-sharing ties with US law enforcement after they were temporarily stopped in a row over leaks about the Manchester bombing investigation.
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More NATO troops for Afghanistan?

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:53
US President Donald Trump wants NATO countries to provide more soldiers to fight terrorism.
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12 New Books We Recommend This Week

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:47
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Market highs don't feel 'solid,' expect some profit-taking next week: Trader

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:39
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit new highs, but trader Kenny Polcari said it "doesn't feel like there's enough guts" to the market.
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Bitcoin 'nerds' give way to Wall Street suits at digital currency conference

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:20
The world of finance is getting so interested in bitcoin that it's no longer just the land of coders.
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There's a mysterious bump that looks like a 360-degree camera on Android founder's new phone

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:18
Andy Rubin just teased another image of his new smartphone, and there's something mysterious about it.
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Nutanix soars after revenue tops estimates

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:06
Nutanix rallied as the company's earnings reported showed that businesses are flocking to its cloud technology.
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European Visits by Trump and Obama Are a Study in Contrasts

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:04
It was a coincidence of scheduling for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but the difference in the receptions of the former and current presidents was telling.
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Trump told France's Macron, 'You were my guy'

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:04
Trump told Macron that, contrary to media reports during the race, he had not backed Marine Le Pen and had followed Macron's campaign with great attention.
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Why some aren’t sweating the so-called bond market warning

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:56
Some fret that Treasury yields are low while stock prices are high. But Tony Dwyer says the bond market is overreacting.
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For Manchester, as for Its Libyans, a Test of Faith

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:54
Monday night’s bombing was seen not just as an attack on a concert venue, but an attack on a city’s identity as a proudly multicultural capital.
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Here's how Trump's 3% economic growth target stacks up against past presidents

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:52
History suggests that sustained 3% GDP is a tall order, and the U.S. risks inflating debt if growth falls short.
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GameStop posts first sales increase in five quarters

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:51
Robust demand for the Nintendo Switch gaming console helped offset weak video game sales at the retailer.
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Border adjustment tax is ‘critical’ part of tax reform, chief GOP tax writer says

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:50
House Ways and Means Chair Kevin Brady told CNBC Republicans are working to allay concerns about the border adjustment tax.
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Court maintains block on Trump's Muslim travel ban

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:38
Appeal court's chief judge states that the revised ban 'drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination'.
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These Trump trade stock plays could make a big comeback

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:37
The Trump trade in stocks may be down, but it's not done.
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Democrats feel their influence rising as Trump and GOP-led Congress struggle

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:31
The struggles of all-Republican governance have handed Democrats growing influence over how policy gets shaped.
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Mark Zuckerberg joins Silicon Valley bigwigs in calling for government to give everybody free money

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:28
During his Harvard Commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg joined other Silicon Valley elites in calling for universal income.
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Mark Zuckerberg cries while telling story about student afraid of being deported

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:26
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Harvard's 2017 graduating class to create collective sense of purpose, tears up when speaking of undocumented student
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First results from Juno mission show surprisingly strong magnetic field and huge polar cyclones

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:15
The first scientific results from NASA's mission to Jupiter are already stunning scientists.
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A Quarter of U.S. Babies With Zika-Related Birth Defects Were Born in New York

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:12
New data from the health department reveals that 32 infants were born in the city to 402 women infected with the virus, all in travel-related cases.
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Cyberattack against Qatar puts fake news in focus

AL JAZEERA - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:09
Despite denials of comments falsely attributed to Qatari emir, Sky News Arabia and Al Arabiya ran discredited stories.
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The Latest Unrest in the Southern Philippines, Explained

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:09
Philippine troops are fighting militants linked to the Islamic State in the city of Marawi. Here is a look at what is happening and who is involved.
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See tennis pro Rafa Nadal's new $725,000 watch

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:06
Tennis pro Rafael Nadal will be wearing the expensive Richard Mille watch during the French Open.
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U.K., in Mourning, Asks if It Could Have Stopped Manchester Bomber

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:05
The bomber, Salman Abedi, had raised such serious concerns that acquaintances called an antiterrorism hotline to report that he held extremist views.
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Pasta demand wanes — even in Italy — as health-conscious consumers see it as a carb demon

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:00
From Italy to America, the love affair with pasta is cooling as health-conscious consumers see it as a carb demon.
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Senate Panel Imposes Stiff Iran Sanctions and Says Russia Is Next

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:59
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee linked the penalties to Iran’s continued support for terrorism and its human rights violations, among other concerns.
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Review: ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ Not Very Well, Anyway.

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:57
The latest in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise brings back Johnny Depp’s Captain Sparrow but leaves the joy an ocean away.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Manchester, NATO, Philippines: Your Morning Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:56
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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FBI misses Chaffetz deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:56
The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump.
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Disney CEO Bob Iger: We weren't actually hacked

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:50
Though the company took the hacking threat seriously, Iger said it did not meat the threats demands and nothing has happened.
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A Saudi prince reportedly wants to save New York's Plaza Hotel from a messy legal scandal

CNBC NEWS - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:46
A partnership involving a Saudi Prince could mean major renovations at the Plaza Hotel.
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