• Sterling hits new lows as Brexit vote continues to affect investor confidence
Sterling hits new lows as Brexit vote continues to affect investor confidence

Led by Governor Mark Carney, the Bank's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) monitored a range of risks, including the UK's large current account deficit, swollen commercial property market, high levels of household debt and subdued and fragile global economies and markets.

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  • U.S. to help Iraq build base for Mosul push
U.S. to help Iraq build base for Mosul push

Carter landed in Baghdad on an unannounced visit and says USA advisers are prepared to accompany Iraqi battalions, if needed, as those units move closer to the fight for Mosul. Islamic State, which regularly carries out such bombings in the capital and other parts of Iraq, where it seized swathes of territory in 2014, said in an online statement ...

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  • Infosys posts lacklustre Q1 result; slashes outlook
Infosys posts lacklustre Q1 result; slashes outlook

Infosys scaled down its full-year revenue guidance to 10.5-12 per cent in constant currency terms for FY17 from the 11.5-13.5 per cent band it had forecast in April this year, scuppering Sikka's stated ambition of achieving industry leading growth this financial year.

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  • Kashmir violence: US expresses distress, says it's a matter of grave concern
Kashmir violence: US expresses distress, says it's a matter of grave concern

Yaripora area of Kulgam in south Kashmir saw a grenade attack followed by firing on a police station during stone- pelting, resulting in injuries to five police personnel, the official said . Most persons died in south Kashmir where Wani - the poster boy of Kashmir's new age militancy - belonged to. At least 34 people have been killed and 3,...

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  • Donald Trump uses Pokémon Go to attack Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump uses Pokémon Go to attack Hillary Clinton

Her Republican opponent, Donald Trump , calls her "crooked" at virtually every campaign appearance. Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed in July said Clinton was untrustworthy compared to 56 percent who felt that way in February. When he was on a yearlong mission trip to Honduras, he learned "the best compliment you could pay someone was not ...

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  • Kansas delegates see Trump's VP helping with GOP skeptics
Kansas delegates see Trump's VP helping with GOP skeptics

Joining Mr Trump on the podium, Mr Pence said: "I come to this moment deeply humbled but with a grateful heart, grateful to God for his unbelievable grace". Trump tweeted his ultimate running mate decision Friday and announced the Saturday event, saying he was "pleased" to have the IN governor join him on the ticket.

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  • Key figures in Britain's new cabinet
Key figures in Britain's new cabinet

She appointed Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson as the country's new Foreign Secretary. When President Barack Obama suggested Britain would be at the back of the queue for trade deals with the United States if it left the EU, Johnson replied the president had Kenyan roots and had an "ancestral dislike of the British Empire".

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  • Let apps, websites decide on free data, Nasscom tells TRAI
Let apps, websites decide on free data, Nasscom tells TRAI

A rather ticked off Trai Chairman RS Sharma said that the telcos should at least provide the average data speed if they can not provide the minimum speed. However, telecom operators have complained to the regulator that as per "law of physics" they can not ensure minimum speed. "Now we are saying that if you cannot provide minimum speed of data t...

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  • JPMorgan to raise minimum wage for 18000 US workers
JPMorgan to raise minimum wage for 18000 US workers

With these training programs, "more than 40 percent of our tellers get promoted into higher-paying roles within five years, and we now have five very senior regional directors who worked as tellers". That compared to an estimate of $14 billion by analysts. The bank's corporate and investment bank division reported a robust 35 percent gain in vola...

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  • Funerals begin for slain Dallas police officers
Funerals begin for slain Dallas police officers

The Procession makes its way on the George Bush Turnpike to Restland Funeral Home in Richardson, Texas, for the graveside service as law enforcement paid their respects following the funeral service for Senior Corporal Lorne Ahrens held at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.

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  • Early Pokemon GO estimates suggest absurdly high player retention
Early Pokemon GO estimates suggest absurdly high player retention

According to intelligence firm Sensor Tower , users are spending more time on Pokemon Go than on Facebook. At present Pokémon Go is officially available exclusively in the US, Australia and New Zealand. Despite the game's popularity, some critics have questioned whether Niantic and The Pokemon Company will be able to sustain the game's momen...

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  • Pokemon GO Beats All Records in US History Including Candy Crush
Pokemon GO Beats All Records in US History Including Candy Crush

Data analysis company SurveyMonkey revealed on Wednesday that Pokemon Go is the most successful mobile-based app in United States history with some 21 million daily active users in 24 hours, exceeding the successes of " Draw Something " and " Candy Crush ", with some 16 million and 20 million users respectively.

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  • Hillary Clinton finally 'feels the Bern'….in a good way
Hillary Clinton finally 'feels the Bern'….in a good way

With a glassy-eyed Mrs Clinton at his side, he said: "She will be the Democratic nominee for president and I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States ". David Pfau with the Sacramento for Bernie camping believes this will help merge the two democratic parties. The event at a Portsmouth hig...

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  • US Governnment Suspends Airlines Flying From Turkey
US Governnment Suspends Airlines Flying From Turkey

But in 2013 Erdoğan, who was then the prime minister , accused the cleric of being behind a corruption investigation into the government. He flew home early Saturday and declared the coup to have failed. The US embassy in Ankara added that security "at Ataturk airport is significantly diminished and US government employees have been instructed...

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  • United Nations warns more fighting could break out in South Sudan
United Nations warns more fighting could break out in South Sudan

Juba airport was reopened on Tuesday after a ceasefire was announced to end days of fighting between rival armed forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and First Vice-President, Riek Machar, which left hundreds of people dead and thousands displaced.

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  • Takedown notices for Pokémon Go pirate links
Takedown notices for Pokémon Go pirate links

Nevertheless, the app numbers are blasting any app phenomenon that was released previously. As of the report, "Pokemon Go" already has 21 million daily active users in the USA alone. Meanwhile, several Chinese e-commerce websites like Taobao (local equivalent of eBay) are selling user codes and passwords for the Australian Apple store, so Poke...

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  • Turkey's coup attempt: What you need to know
Turkey's coup attempt: What you need to know

The coup failed after crowds took the street to defend Erdogan and the government after appeals by the authorities, including Erdogan himself, to do so. Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies lined up to condemn the coup. Mr Gulen has rejected any suggestion of links to what happened, saying he condemned "in the strongest terms, the a...

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  • Clinton Takes Back Lead In Florida
Clinton Takes Back Lead In Florida

Those numbers reflect the major party candidates in a four-way race, including the presence of so-called third party candidates such as the Libertarian Party's Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, and the Green Party's Jill Stein.

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  • Turkish PM: Coup plotters will face justice they deserve
Turkish PM: Coup plotters will face justice they deserve

Gen. Umit Dundar, the newly appointed acting chief of the general staff, said more than 190 people died in clashes: 41 police officers, two soldiers, 47 civilians and 104 people described as "coup plotters". Kandur says this shows that the attempt has united Turks and reinforced the government. "Our people should know that we will overcome this",...

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  • Exiled Turkish cleric in US blamed for failed coup
Exiled Turkish cleric in US blamed for failed coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Turkish citizens to take to streets, stating that the coup attempt was carried out by a small group within the military. It advised U.S. citizens in Turkey "to seek shelter in safe places", avoid unnecessary travel, and monitor media reports . Earlier Saturday, Secretary of State John KerryJohn Kerr...

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