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Russia's Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

Russia's Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

Earlier on Wednesday, Mr Lavrov met with Mr Tillerson before his meeting with the US President in the Oval Office. The President further emphasized his desire to build a better relationship between ...

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Did The Kushners Really Tell Chinese Investors They Could Get A Visa?

A slide featured an image of Trump and described him as a "key decision maker" with regard to the visa program she was trying to exploit for $500,000 investments in Kushner Companies' luxury apart...

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May the 4th be with Star Wars Day

May the 4th be with Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day may have been and gone this year but there's still plenty of Star Wars products to look forward to thanks to Funko. Fans have already been excited for the release of the new Star Wars...

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China's 1st big passenger jet completes maiden flight

While test flights for the C919 have been pushed back at least twice since 2014 due to production issues, the aircraft is a symbol of China's focus on making a splash in the global jet market, which i...

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What President Trumps executive order on religious liberty actually grants

What President Trumps executive order on religious liberty actually grants

The Trump administration suggested on Thursday (4 May) that it may take aim at Obamacare's birth-control mandate, which requires insurance companies to cover contraception with no copay, or upfront fe...

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Dollar steady with eyes on Fed for rate clues; kiwi higher

Still, Fed officials, including Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, have argued growth is likely to be stronger during the rest of 2017, economists at Goldman Sachs Economics Research pointed out. Data showin...

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Google Shares Rise On Earnings Beat

During the quarter, net income rose to $5.43 billion up from $4.21 billion a year earlier. Google forms the largest part of Alphabet's business, with much of the rest of the company comprising of ...

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Buffett Sells A Third of Berkshire Hathaway's IBM Stake

Buffett told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders Saturday that the bank should have done more to correct the problem once it was discovered. "It was bad enough having a bad system", Buffett said. The po...

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Outraged Passengers Brawl After Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights

The report says the behavior of the suspects caused the crowd of approximately 500 people to become enraged and the atmosphere was one "that resembled the start of a riot". Travelers told CNN th...

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Saudi signals first cut in crude supplies to Asian customer-refinery source

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 29 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $46.17 a barrel. Brent futures LCOc1 were up 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $48.92 a barrel at 0612 GMT. OPEC meets later this m...

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Wal-Mart close to settlement with US over alleged bribery

Wal-Mart close to settlement with US over alleged bribery

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BKS Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter worth approximately $110,000. Zurcher Kanton...

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Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

No spent nuclear fuel is stored in the tunnel, and no further evacuations have been ordered for workers, nor have any warnings for civilians around the site been issued, she said. My office is in clos...

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Blixt-Smith tandem widens lead at windy Zurich Classic

Blixt-Smith tandem widens lead at windy Zurich Classic

With darkness descending on what was a rain-delayed final day, it looked as though the pairing of Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith had the title wrapped up, which would have been Blixt's third and Smith'...

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AP Story on Sinclair-Tribune Deal Cites Prof. Jeff McCall '76

Sinclair Broadcast Group, already the nation's largest local TV station operator, wants to be even bigger. In a statement, Ripley said it is a "transformational acquisition for Sinclair that will ...

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Saudi Arabia signals oil cuts could extend beyond 2017

OPEC delegates with knowledge of the talks on deepening and extending cuts didn't say that the discussions resulted in any kind of agreement. Crude oil prices could get some support later in the m...

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Opec, non-Opec discuss extending global supply cuts by nine months

Today's inventory report from US Energy Information Administration (EIA) will be released at 14:30 GMT. But global inventories remain high, pulling crude back below $50 per barrel and putting pre...

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Suspect Pursued Wounded Officer For Fatal Shot

Smyk said Ballard had once considered quitting the police force, but Smyk convinced him to stay with it. Ballard transferred to Troop 2 soon after, he said. In the standoff outside the man's home that...

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The Sage of Omaha on job cuts, Apple, Google, IBM

He spoke to the channel after Berkshire Hathway's annual general meeting on Saturday. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday said he doubted coal could make a comeback, dismissing a push by...

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) Consensus EPS Estimates

Investors Real Estate Trust had a net margin of 19.93% and a return on equity of 0.03%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 29.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. If you are accessing th...

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Oil prices rise on expectation of output cut extension

Oil prices rise on expectation of output cut extension

Analysts at Simmons & Co, energy specialists at USA investment bank Piper Jaffray, this week forecast the total oil and gas rig count would average 855 in 2017, 1,056 in 2018 and 1,176 in 2019. It is ...

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Cross River Rail in limbo after budget

Cross River Rail in limbo after budget

The $8.4 billion funding promise for the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project has pleased the rail freight industry, not least the two most prominent rail operators. The Government will also cont...

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Democrats brand Trump's sacking of FBI Director James Comey 'Nixonian'

Trump didn't bring up the firing directly, but instead focused on Democrats' reaction to it, specifically, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who held a press conference suggesting Trump may have f...

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Republican healthcare bill 'a huge tax cut for guys like me': Buffett

Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, who was also answering shareholder questions during the annual meeting, agreed with the assessment. Throughout his legendary career, Buffett has stressed the ...

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Apple CEO Cook Discloses $1 Billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement in an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer . Apple announced its fiscal Q2 2017 earnings yesterday, and the company reported $52.9 billion in revenue against...

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Toyota forecasts 18% fall in profits for FY18

Toyota forecasts 18% fall in profits for FY18

Toyota said on Wednesday its annual net profit fell for the first time in five years, with the Japanese auto maker unexpectedly warning of more declines as a stronger yen takes a bite out of its botto...

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ITV ad revenues to slump for whole of first half

ITV ad revenues to slump for whole of first half

ITV said total external revenue was down 3 per cent to £731 million (RM4.1 billion), in line with market forecasts. "We are confident that ITV Studios will report good organic revenue growth for 20...

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United settles with passenger dragged off plane

The US doctor who was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight earlier this month has reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the airline. The settlement comes the same day that United ...

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EasyJet plc's (EZJ) Buy Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plc

Humana now has $33.20 billion valuation. Over the last 90 days, insiders acquired 9,024 shares of company stock valued at $16,422,752. About 116,112 shares traded. DVA was included in 12 notes of anal...

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Standard Life and Aberdeen plan to cut 800 jobs

Standard Life and Aberdeen plan to cut 800 jobs

The merger deal, agreed between the companies in March and yet to receive shareholder approval, will "create one of the largest active investment managers in the world" Sir Gerry Grimstone, Standard L...

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Stock Showing Surging Activity: SunPower Corporation (SPWR)

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.67 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stand...

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