• Asia stocks hit 4-wk high
Asia stocks hit 4-wk high

Parties including the ruling coalition which are in favor of constitutional revision now control more than two-thirds of the upper chamber after Sunday's election. The Dow jumped 250.86 points or 1.4 percent to 18,146.74, the Nasdaq spiked 79.95 points or 1.6 percent to 4,956.76 and the S&P 500 surged up 32.00 points or 1.5 percent to 2,129.90.

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  • Murray and Raonic on serve in 2nd set in final
Murray and Raonic on serve in 2nd set in final

Bradley was also seen exchanging a handshake and a few friendly words with fellow screen star Benedict Cumberbatch. Britain's Andy Murray put the finishing touch to an nearly faultless fortnight to claim a second Wimbledon title with a 6-4 7-6 (3) 7-6 (2) defeat of big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the Centre Court sunshine on Sunday.

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  • LGBT groups to air ad during Trump acceptance speech
LGBT groups to air ad during Trump acceptance speech

The coalition of groups called Fairness USA will air the 60-second ad on Fox News Channel on July 21, the final night of the convention . "I'm a transgender woman". The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, has offered varying opinions on the issue of transgender rights, but stated that HB2 has caused "a lot of problems" a...

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  • UK Treasury chief visits United States for Wall Street talks
UK Treasury chief visits United States for Wall Street talks

American is the largest destination for British exports, and Britain is the largest US trading partner in Europe. Mr Osborne, who has already set out plans to slash corporation tax to 15% in an effort to attract businesses, said that the United Kingdom could also secure "early wins" after the referendum result by investing in infrastructure inc...

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  • Clinton blames State colleagues for classified secrets in emails
Clinton blames State colleagues for classified secrets in emails

A Clinton spokesman on Thursday criticized the congressional hearing for its "partisan motivations", and expressed confidence that Comey's testimony had shut down any lingering "conspiracy theories" on the matter. I've been in court handling these cases and I know what's at stake. The probe, begun in January, was suspended in April so as not to i...

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  • Return to Arkham Scheduled for November 2016 Release at the Earliest
Return to Arkham Scheduled for November 2016 Release at the Earliest

According to Eurogamer , the delays for the upcoming PS4 and Xbox One remaster package are not only accurate, but have catapulted the game into a November release window. Return to Arkham includes all DLC ever released for either game. It's a name most people probably aren't familiar with. So wait, WB isn't just going to release it as a broken ...

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  • Hershey Trust Board member Joan Steel resigns
Hershey Trust Board member Joan Steel resigns

Joan Steel, a Hershey trustee, resigned over the weekend, a spokesman for the trust said on Monday. The trust is under continuing investigation by the attorney general's office into alleged overpayment of directors and conflicts of interest.

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  • Warner Bros. settles with FTC over undisclosed Shadow of Mordor endorsement charges
Warner Bros. settles with FTC over undisclosed Shadow of Mordor endorsement charges

The proposed order settling the FTC's charges prohibits Warner Bros. from misrepresenting that any gameplay videos disseminated as part of a marketing campaign are independent opinions or the experiences of impartial video game enthusiasts.

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  • Black Lives Matter protests spread to Europe
Black Lives Matter protests spread to Europe

Marchers included a mixed-race couple carrying a sign that said, "Injustice anywhere threatens justice everywhere", and a little girl with her parents, wearing a white tank-top with the words "My life matters" written on it in marker. More than 100 were arrested and more than 20 officers were injured. St. Paul Police said someone also threw a Molot...

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  • Alcoa second-quarter profit drops on low aluminum prices
Alcoa second-quarter profit drops on low aluminum prices

New York-based Alcoa's second-quarter profit dropped to $135 million or $0.09 per share from $140 million or $0.10 per share past year. "We are continuing to perform well in a low pricing environment", Alcoa Chief Executive Officer Klaus Kleinfeld told Reuters.

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  • Modi confident about NSG entry, acknowledges previous govts' efforts
Modi confident about NSG entry, acknowledges previous govts' efforts

While Pakistan was ready for the refusal, it was considered a major setback in India where opposition leaders blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the failure. We don't have one problem with China, we have a whole lot of problems pending with China. The editorial slammed India for its supposedly unabashed adulation of the West and also attempted...

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  • Netanyahu Meets with Egyptian FM to Revitalize Peace Talks
Netanyahu Meets with Egyptian FM to Revitalize Peace Talks

Israeli and Palestinian officials have said they believe Mr. Sisi can act as an honest broker, as security cooperation between Egypt and Israel is at a high point and Mr. He said Shoukry "answered in the affirmative". Two weeks ago Shoukry met Palestinian President Abbas in Ramallah. In 1979, Egypt was the first Arab state to sign a peace tre...

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  • Candace Parker's grandmother, of Huntley, found in Joliet
Candace Parker's grandmother, of Huntley, found in Joliet

The last time someone spoke to Potter was 11:15 a.m. Monday, police said. They headed to her house to find her and her auto missing as well.The last communication with her had been at 11:15 a.m. Joliet police identified the woman as 82-year-old Potter. She now plays for the Los Angeles Sparks. She is the younger sister of former National Basketball...

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  • China's claims to South China Sea to be tested in ruling
China's claims to South China Sea to be tested in ruling

The Asia-Europe Meeting, or Asem, will be the first important diplomatic gathering after the July 12 ruling by an arbitration court hearing a dispute between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea in the Dutch city of The Hague.

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  • UK: Corbyn expects to automatically be on ballot for Labour leadership contest
UK: Corbyn expects to automatically be on ballot for Labour leadership contest

Her announcement looks set to trigger civil war within the party, with Mr Corbyn likely to fight to ensure that his name is on the ballot paper for a vote of the party's members, among whom he has strong support. Labour's ruling National Executive Committee also has to to decide this week whether the party leader must be re-nominated by MPs in o...

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  • Coalition Inches Closer to Win in Australian Election
Coalition Inches Closer to Win in Australian Election

He has continued talking to the prime minister about the future of the troubled steel manufacturer Arrium. Turnbull said he had his 1-year old granddaughter Isla on his hip when Shorten rang to concede defeat eight days after Australians went to the polls.

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  • General Motors, Lyft expand car rental program
General Motors, Lyft expand car rental program

The program sees GM offer all-in vehicle rentals to Lyft on a sliding fee scale depending on usage. Express Drive was initially launched in Chicago back in March this year and it was later expanded to Boxton, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.

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  • Woman severely burned in suspicious house fire in Port Moody, B.C.
Woman severely burned in suspicious house fire in Port Moody, B.C.

First responders arrived to find flames shooting from the front of the building. A woman inside the home suffered extensive burns and died hours later in hospital. Police are conducting neighbourhood canvassing and collecting any video surveillance footage. One woman suffered severe burns to a large percentage of her body, said Faedo, and a chi...

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  • Stocks end mixed as crude oil dives and safety stocks fall
Stocks end mixed as crude oil dives and safety stocks fall

The EIA said crude oil inventories shrank by 2.2 million barrels last week, while analysts expected a drop of 2.6 million barrels, according to S&P Global Platts. In the morning oil prices rose nearly 2 percent. It earlier hit a two-month low at $44.87. Supplies climbed to an 87-year high of 543.4 MMbbl in the last week of April.

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  • 4 arrested after Facebook posts about police shootings
4 arrested after Facebook posts about police shootings

As cities across America suffered disruption, property destruction, and even the shooting and murders of police, a Detroit Police Department detective jumped to Facebook to criticize the Black Lives Matter protesters responsible for the mayhem.

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