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Daily Archives: October 1, 2017

Cabinet split harming business, says British Chambers of Commerce

Public disagreements between cabinet ministers are undermining business confidence, the British Chambers of Commerce has warned. Business leaders are “growing impatient with division” at the heart of the government, particularly around the Brexit process, the group said. It called for ministers attending the Conservative party conference to show “competence and coherence”. Theresa May has said the cabinet is united on ...

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Macau casinos hit 14 month revenue gain ahead of golden week boom

© Reuters. A boat sails on the water where a floating casino hotel is planned to located in Macau HONG KONG (Reuters) – Casinos in the world’s biggest casino hub of Macau extended a 14 month winning streak in September with revenue up 16.1 percent, priming for a bumper national holiday week which is expected to see strong visitor traffic ...

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Disney, Altice reach deal that avoids ESPN blackout

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and cable operator Altice USA (ATUS.N) reached a tentative programming deal that keeps ESPN and other channels on the Optimum cable service as the two sides finalize details, the companies said in a statement on Sunday. “We have reached an agreement in principle and have extended the deadline accordingly to try and ...

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After Clemson loss, No. 16 Virginia Tech ready to move on

BLACKSBURG – Last season at the ACC championship game, Virginia Tech made headlines proving they could compete with eventual national champion Clemson. For a program that had slogged its way through a string of less-than-satisfying season, the 42-35 loss – along with its Coastal Division title and 10 wins – signified that Tech, once a player on the national stage, ...

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Euro wobbles briefly on Spanish vote, China data a boon

© Reuters. Detail of a European map, including Great Britain, is seen on the face of a Euro coin in London, Britain By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – The euro took a brief knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain’s Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China offered ...

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