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Senate health care bill is ObamaCare-plus, says Sen. Rand Paul

Senate health care bill is ObamaCare-plus, says Sen. Rand Paul

At the he latest vote count, four Republican senators say they cannot vote for the bill as it now stands. In order for the bill to receive a green light, 50 out of 52 Republican senators would have to vote "yes", which might not be possible when it comes to the current version of the bill, the Washington Post reported.



Amazon stumps up nearly $US14B for Whole Foods Market

Supermarkets now have to compete for prices with a retailer like Amazon , aside from each other and grocers like Walmart and Target , and Amazon has the financial capacity to price aggressively. But down the line, Amazon may decide to wrap Whole Foods into AmazonFresh , its existing grocery delivery service for Prime customers, Cohen said.


Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Four Arab states that have boycotted Qatar have reportedly handed the country a list of 13 demands , including some likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades. However, Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera's senior political analyst, wrote on the news site: "When they talk about "terrorism", this is something that Qatar doesn't do".



More turmoil for Uber as founder Kalanic bows to pressure and quits

Some experts believe Uber will look for an outsider with turnaround experience. Uber on Tuesday embarked on a 180-day program to change its image by allowing riders to give drivers tips through the Uber app, something the company had resisted under Kalanick.



List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Qatar must shut down Al Jazeera and all affiliated channels. "It would be wiser that (Qatar) deal seriously with the demands and concerns of the neighbours or a divorce will take place", he said . -Sever ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group outlawed by Egypt and some of the GCC countries. -Stop funding groups that are designated by the USA government as foreign terrorist organizations.



Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given "Hold" Rating at Liberum Capital

As per Friday, September 2, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Neutral". Panagora Asset owns 0.01% invested in Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) for 43,321 shares. CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.is a biopharmaceutical company.