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Berkeley Group Holdings PLC

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New York-based Stelac Advisory Ltd has invested 0.04% in Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND). Jane Street Grp Inc Limited Liability Company holds 46,925 shares. It has a 9.51 P/E ratio. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, transacts life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management and general insurance and health business. Read More »

French President visits Caribbean island flattened by Irma

Martin to meet with residents, and then to St. Barts. Both France and the Netherlands are rushing in logistical support, as well as hundreds of extra police to tackle looting. On the USA mainland, it has been linked to 12 deaths since the weekend. "There are only whites on the boat". "Here at the gates (to the airport) they don't know anything", Brigitte van der Posch, 46, told the Algemeen Dagblad newspaper, adding that the evacuation was "chaotic". Read More »

Oil will keep flowing, but United Nations sanctions hit Pyongyang hard

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The resolution is created to accomplish six major goals: cap North Korea's oil imports, ban textile exports, end additional overseas laborer contracts, suppress smuggling efforts , stop joint ventures with other nations and sanction designated North Korean government entities, according to a United States official familiar with negotiations. Read More »

Hurricane Jose twists in Atlantic

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As for intensity, the hurricane center is predicting a high-end Category 1 hurricane with 90-mph winds by Saturday. Although Jose's strength has diminished over the last two days, there is the chance that it could increase in strength once it completes its loop and turns towards the coast. Read More »

Same-sex marriage legend Edith Windsor dies at 88

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Her wife, Judith Karen-Windsor, confirmed her death to the New York Times , although the cause of death has not yet been specified. Windsor was the lead plaintiff in the 2013 USA supreme court case that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996, giving gay and lesbian couples access to federal benefits and laying the foundation for the landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country in 2015. Read More »

Mnuchin says hedge funds will lose carried-interest loophole in tax overhaul

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The Trump administration has made completing a package of tax cuts a top priority, but the task is expected to be complicated by Democratic resistance and a divided Republican party. Mnuchin, who had insisted earlier on Tuesday that tax overhaul would be a certainty before year's end, told CNBC that backdating was "something we are considering and it would be a big boon for the economy". Read More »

Goldman Sachs Expects Hurricane Irma to Hurt Oil Demand

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U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) CLc1 was up 16 cents or 0.3 percent to $48.23 a barrel. In its monthly oil report, the Organization of the Exporting Countries said its production fell for the first time since April in a sign that its efforts to rein in the global supply glut are starting to pay off. Read More »

Ryan School Murder Case: Haryana government wants the owner to be booked

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Father of class 2 student Pradyuman Thakur, who was found with his throat slit in the school washroom on Friday, moved the apex court on Monday to seek justice for his son. Principal has been suspended, whatever lapses will be found will be acted against. In a gruesome incident last week, a seven-year-old student of Gurugram's Ryan International school was found murdered in the school's washroom. Read More »

Manatees rescued after Hurricane Irma left them stranded on Florida beach

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He gave the manatees water to help, he wrote. In a Facebook post , Michale Sechler said he went to the bay with some friends to check out the phenomenon when they noticed two large objects lying in the mud. On Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, about 100 people were walking Sunday afternoon on what was Old Tampa Bay - a body of water near downtown. According to Fox 13, law enforcement joined the rescue effort but eventually directed everyone to safety as the storm approached. Read More »

Post-Harvey gas prices might have peaked last week, analyst says

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Nationally, the average price of gasoline was $2.67 a gallon, up five cents from seven days earlier, while Georgia's average of $2.75 was six cents higher during the same period, according to the auto club. Monday morning's average, however, is 2.2 cents more than a week ago, 48.3 cents more than last month and 64.2 cents more than a year ago, the technology company's survey shows. Read More »

Google Appeals Record 2.4 Billion Euro Fine

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The company has submitted plans on how it plans to stop favouring its shopping service and these are now being reviewed by Brussels . The company was expected to appeal the fine, which was the largest ever penalty issued by the regulator, after saying it had "respectfully disagreed" with the ruling. Read More »

Miss North Dakota claims Miss America crown

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Listen, I'm all for changing the Swimsuit Competition to the "Health and Fitness and Swimsuit Competition", but not if it's in name alone. She said she believed leaving the agreement was the wrong decision. She said that her mother was her biggest strength and shared her mother's advice that we cannot control the cards that we are dealing with but we can surely control our hands. Read More »

President Trump's DACA decision puts immigration fix in hands of Congress

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After a short break, participants will then march to Placita Olvera in downtown Los Angeles, across from Union Station, where the demonstration is expected to end about 7 p.m. So a bill to replace DACA , he says, should be accompanied with limits on extended family unification migration and with "enhanced enforcement measures", such as mandatory E-Verify. Read More »

Kuwait Emir to hold talks with Trump

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The leaders "also discussed the continued threat Iran poses to regional stability". During that time, Trump invited al-Sabah to visit D.C. Trump has instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to support the Kuwaiti mediation effort despite Qatar denying funding extremists. Read More »

Qatari emir tells Saudi crown prince ready to discuss arab powers' demands

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Media outlets in Qatar and Saudi Arabia report that a phone call between the leaders of both countries has taken place. The statement from the siege countries also said that remarks made by Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, following statements made by the Emir of Kuwait in Washington, reflected the State of Qatar's rejection of dialogue for resolving the crisis. Read More »

Trump to welcome Cabinet at Camp David

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Vice President Mike Pence and several members of Trump's cabinet were set to visit FEMA headquarters on Sunday afternoon to talk with staff members who have been working there as well as agency officials, the White House said . The President, who has been meeting with Cabinet members at Camp David this weekend, spoke by phone Sunday morning with the governors of Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee, Sanders said. Read More »

Mbappe scores as PSG thrashes Metz 5-1 in French league

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Kylian Mbappe scored on his debut for Paris St-Germain as the Ligue 1 leaders maintained their flawless start to the season with a 5-1 win at Metz . "Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one of the most competitive and most ambitious". Mbappe, who had been linked with a move to Wenger's Arsenal before opting to join his native Paris last month, scored 26 goals in all competitions last season for Leonardo Jardim's Monaco and Wenger believes he has the ... Read More »