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Interest rates may need to rise before late 2019

Economic growth pulled back sharply to 0.3% in the first three months of the year, from 0.7% in the previous three months after a sharper-than-expected fall in consumer spending. Minutes of the interest rates meeting showed seven of the bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members voted to keep rates unchanged. But he warned that if wage growth fails to rise, "there will be consequences".



Coach buys Kate Spade for U.S. $2.4 billion

Coach is focused on preserving Kate Spade's brand independence as well as retaining key talent, ensuring a smooth transition to Coach, Inc.'s ownership. Coach has always been considered a good home for Kate Spade , given Coach's focus on handbags and accessories and its department-store presence.



RELX PLC (NYSE:RELX) Valuation According To Analysts

They now have a GBX 460.00 target on the firm. The stock of Bgeo Group PLC (LON:BGEO) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, December 7 by Peel Hunt. Among 23 analysts covering Advance Auto Parts Inc. The stock of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:T) has "Outperform" rating given on Saturday, September 5 by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:AAP) rating on Wednesday, April 6.



Melissa McCarthy spices up Manhattan streets for Saturday Night Live

This peek at the upcoming episode comes on the heels of a promo in which McCarthy was transformed into Spicer by a team of makeup artists, to a jaunty soundtrack of " I Feel Pretty ". But with the help of prosthetics, including eye bags, McCarthy said, she was able to become "Spicey". We get to see her taken over by hair and makeup folks in amusing glasses and facial hair, and when she emerges McCarthy is all done up and ready to take on the press corps.



Turkey: Ankara slams Trump's decision to arm Syrian YPG

The YPG has been in the lead as the SDF presses on Raqqa, the so-called capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in northeastern Syria, but Erdogan said, "We want to know that our allies will side with us and not with terror organizations".


North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

Pyongyang claims the CIA and Seoul's Intelligence Services had "hatched a vicious plot" to kill the secretive state's young leader as he attended ceremonial events. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a trilateral meeting with with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at the United Nations in New York City, US, April 28, 2017.