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Bollywood star Ajaz Khan arrested for posting ‘objectional’ videos about Muslim lynching

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Bollywood star and former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan was arrested by Mumbai Cyber Police for inciting enmity between different religious groups through videos posted to the Tik Tok platform. Ramesh Solanki, a Shiv Sena (Hindu nationalist political organization) worker, filed a police complaint over two July 9 videos posted by Khan in which the Read More

Americans bewildered after racist chants at Trump rally – and worried

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent, in Minneapolis In Minneapolis, there is a bustling area they call Little Mogadishu. Cedar Riverside is home to a large Somali population. It is also where Democrat congresswoman Ilhan Omar rose to political prominence. This week, she became the target of racist chants at the president’s rally. But at Minneapolis-St Read More

Comstock Resources Announces Closing of Covey Park Energy Merger

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Frisco, TX, July 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — COMSTOCK RESOURCES ANNOUNCES CLOSINGOF COVEY PARK ENERGY MERGER FRISCO, TX, July 16, 2019 – Comstock Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CRK) (“Comstock” or the “Company”) today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Covey Park Energy LLC (“Covey Park”) in a cash and stock merger valued Read More

No charges for white cop involved in chokehold death

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A white police officer involved in the chokehold death of a black man will not face criminal charges, say US federal prosecutors. Eric Garner died in July 2014 after crying out “I can’t breathe” 11 times before falling unconscious. Police in New York were trying to arrest him on charges of selling loose, unlicensed cigarettes Read More

Investors trim cash, buy stocks on dovish Fed, trade truce: BAML poll

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LONDON (Reuters) – Fund managers have trimmed cash holdings and added risk to their portfolios following the U.S. Federal Reserve’s dovish pivot and after Beijing and Washington agreed a temporary truce to their protracted trade spat, a key investor survey showed on Tuesday. Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly survey found cash levels down Read More

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading

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FILE PHOTO: A journalist walks past an electronic board of the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange (KRX) in Seoul, South Korea, January 20, 2016 REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Read More

Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to be fixed?

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The James Bond franchise will shake things up completely for its 25th instalment, casting a black actress to take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 – since re-doing old stories with a PC angle is easier than writing new ones. The UK’s Daily Mail reports that British actress Lashana Lynch will take over Read More

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for major central bank stimulus against economic woes. Bond funds raked in $9.6 billion in their 27th week of Read More

S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Shares of pharmacy benefit Read More

Robert M. Shearer Elected to Occidental Board of Directors

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HOUSTON, July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that Robert “Bob” M. Shearer, a former managing director of BlackRock Advisors LLC, has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Shearer, 64, has over 35 years of experience in securities and leading investment management firms. Before retiring from BlackRock in Read More