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Instead, it should be a normal and routine part of our lives. The coordinator said around two percent of the population of any country which donates blood regularly can meet the needs of their entire population, but the culture of blood donation in Pakistan is yet to take root.
  • US consumer prices unexpectedly fall; core inflation benign

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    On a year-on-year basis, shelter costs rose 3.3 percent and have been a key driver lifting services inflation in the last two years. Policymakers continued to expect the economy to expand at a "moderate" pace and labor market conditions to "strengthen somewhat" further.
  • Iraq Is New Oil King, Beats Saudis in Fastest Growing Market

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    Additionally, gasoline stocks rose by 2.1m barrels, compared with analysts' expectations for a 457,000 to 500,000-barrel drop, casting doubt on a rise in demand during the United States summer driving season. "The rebalancing of the market is under way, but at a slower pace, given the changes in fundamentals since December, especially the shift in U.S. supply from an expected contraction to positive growth", OPEC added.
  • New Q Poll Has More Bad News For Trump

    New Q Poll Has More Bad News For Trump

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    President Donald Trump's popularity in his home state continues to fall, according to a new poll out this morning. The numbers for Congress are even worse. "In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job President Trump is doing as president?" "What they are seeing right now is politicians of all stripes not working for them".
  • Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera

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    The developments came a day after Qatar's state-run news agency ran a story, saying the small and gas-rich kingdom had ordered its ambassadors from Bahrain, Egypt , Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates withdrawn over "tension" with the administration of US President Donald Trump .
  • Eurogroup to discuss Greek debt

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    Greece is seeking to persuade its creditors in Europe that it has done enough to receive another chunk of bailout loans and a commitment on alleviating Athens' hefty debt burden. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras earlier this month grudgingly accepted the need to legislate spending cuts and weakened tax breaks to unlock the cash and win debt relief.
  • Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields with another exec

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    Stock shares had fallen 35 percent since Fields became CEO July 1, 2014, with investors not warming to Fields' plan to pour billions into new technologies like driverless cars as the company took on technology challengers like Uber. Ford is promising to have a fully autonomous vehicle on the road by 2021. Ford has churned out strong profits under Fields, reporting a record $10.4 billion in pretax earnings in 2016.
  • Local AT&T workers join national strike

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    CWA says that workers are demanding AT&T commit to bargaining that addresses wage increases that cover rising healthcare costs, job security against outsourcing, affordable healthcare, and a fair scheduling policy. CEO Randall Stephenson got a raise of several million dollars a year ago, bringing his personal take-home pay up to $28.4 million in 2016. As part of its next contract, the union wants to bar AT&T from changing its commission structure unilaterally.
  • Elon Musk's Cousin Steps Down As Head Of Bedraggled SolarCity

    Elon Musk's Cousin Steps Down As Head Of Bedraggled SolarCity

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    Rive told Reuters that he's more interested in "starting and running companies", but it's also true that Tesla has changed its strategy regarding installations on homes, which definitely impacts Rive's original vision of providing a means to get to low-priced, widespread distribution of aftermarket installations for everyday people.
  • Chinese-made Passenger Jet Takes Test Flight

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    The engine, as well as electronic devices for flight control, wheels, brakes and many other components are made in the USA or Europe. C919 lands safely at Shanghai Pudong International Airport after its maiden flight at around 3.20 pm, May 5, 2017.
  • Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

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    The federal organization focused on a radio conversation between Bostian, a dispatcher and a SEPTA Regional Rail engineer who claimed rocks were being thrown at his vehicle around Frankford Junction, where Bostian's train was traveling. The other people killed included Justin Zemser, a Naval Academy midshipman; Jim Gaines, an Associated Press software architect; and Derrick Griffith, a college dean.