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Aetna to exit Delaware and Nebraska individual insurance markets

Aetna to exit Delaware and Nebraska individual insurance markets

Aetna is saying goodbye to Obamacare. Leading insurance company Aetna announced on Wednesday that it would not participate in Obamacare exchanges in DE and Nebraska in 2018. The exodus began a year ...

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First passenger jet 'made in China' takes maiden flight

The aircraft maker, state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd., or Comac, will seek certification from China's civil aviation authority and foreign regulators before making any deliveries. Th...

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Rand at three-weeks lows as dollar benefits from hawkish Fed

Rand at three-weeks lows as dollar benefits from hawkish Fed

Focus throughout the day will be on the policy meeting statement that is expected to shed more light on the outlook for the U.S economy as well as the timing of the next interest rate hike. Prices h...

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Saudi Arabia and Russia look to continue oil-production cuts

US crude oil ETF United States Oil (USO - Free Report) and Brent crude ETF United States Brent Oil (BNO - Free Report ) are down 17.5% and 15.5% so far this year (as of May 8, 2017). Aramco had p...

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5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in Michigan

5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in Michigan

A passenger riding in the back on the driver's side, Kyle Eugene Lixie, 23, was ejected and also is in critical condition. The southbound vehicle, which police say failed to stop for a stop sign, wa...

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OCR remains steady at 1.75 percent

OCR remains steady at 1.75 percent

The New Zealand dollar index fell sharply this morning after the country's central bank left the official cash rate (CR) on hold at 1.75%. The bank kept its forecast track for the OCR to be at 1.8 p...

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Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, Nigeria celebrated the release of 82 kidnapped Chibok girls. A kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl who recently had the chance to be freed chose to remain with her militant fighter...

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Young army officer kidnapped, bullet-riddled body found in Kashmir's Shopian district

Young army officer kidnapped, bullet-riddled body found in Kashmir's Shopian district

His body was found with two bullet marks. The deceased Umar Fayyaz, a 22-year-old Lieutenant , had joined the army five months ago and was posted with the Rajasthan Rifles. The mourners chanted slo...

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Samsung Enjoys 46 Percent Profit Spike Thanks To Surging Semiconductor Chip Sales

Granted, these mind-blowing results were obtained despite predictably mediocre mobile business performance, but the chaebol's components departments blossomed mainly thanks to surging demand from ot...

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BC producers will continue to battle against softwood lumber tariffs: Yurkovich

BC producers will continue to battle against softwood lumber tariffs: Yurkovich

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she's confident her country will prevail over the U.S.in a lumber dispute and urged President Donald Trump's administration to uphold free trade. Reg...

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What does President Trump's tax plan look like?

What does President Trump's tax plan look like?

Also included in the plan was his intention to utilize a territorial tax system for corporations, which would make it easier moving forward for companies that do substantial business overseas to move ...

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Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small

Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small

The report , from the Empire Center, an Albany-based think tank and fiscal watchdog, said the elimination of deductions for state and local taxes in the plan would hit NY and other high-tax states ...

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Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Position Boosted by Raymond James Trust N.A.

State Street Corp now owns 218,577,771 shares of the network equipment provider's stock worth $6,605,412,000 after buying an additional 5,886,055 shares during the period. For the outlook of the curre...

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Shore Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Wilmington PLC (WIL)

About shares traded. MEDNAX Inc (NYSE:MD) has declined 17.39% since October 3, 2016 and is downtrending. Whole Foods Market, Inc. It has outperformed by 12.16% the S&P500. Since November 11, 2016, it ...

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Sensex scales 30000-mark in early trade

Sensex scales 30000-mark in early trade

The stock closed at the highest level since February 20 and recorded the largest single-session gain since September 2013. The stock market investor wealth is fast nearing the Dollars 2 trillion mar...

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Ryan Seacrest announced as new 'Live' co-host alongside Kelly Ripa

Seacrest will also continue to lead his shows for iHeartMedia, and the role will reportedly not affect his other TV roles. "Live " airs in many markets at 9 a.m., directly against the third hour of ...

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Trooper slaying suspect shot dead

Trooper slaying suspect shot dead

John Carney at his side. Ballard was rushed to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Sealy managed to keep police at bay throughout the night and through the early hours of Thursday ...

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Families ask why arrest in serial shooter case took so long

Saucedo then made a decision to change his appearance and stop driving his BMW, Howard said Saucedo told investigators. In his appearance he told a judge, "I'm innocent". Authorities investigated Sauc...

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United CEO To Congress

Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., said the hearing will give lawmakers "an opportunity to get much-needed answers about airline customer service policies and what is being done ...

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Senate passes government funding bill, now heads to President Trump

Senate passes government funding bill, now heads to President Trump

Trump also backed the so-called "nuclear option" for legislation but added that the party could strengthen its hand by winning more Senate seats in the 2018 congressional election. Mulvaney also accus...

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Corbyn launches Labour bus with promise of 'reckoning' for the greedy

Labour trails far behind the governing Conservatives in opinion polls with four weeks to go until the June 8 election . The source said Mr Corbyn's position has not changed, adding: "The issue is s...

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U.S. Dollar Remains Strong After Fed Meeting, Hurting Gold Prices

USA consumer spending was unchanged in March for a second straight month and a key inflation measure recorded its first monthly drop since 2001, but economists still expect an interest rate increase i...

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Nvidia Beats Estimates, Revenue Rose 48% YoY In Q1

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) high price target of $145.00 and with a conservative view have low price ta...

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Vote in northern Germany a test for Merkel's challenger

Vote in northern Germany a test for Merkel's challenger

The result leaves the CDU short of sufficient support to rule alone in the stat but means the SPD can not continue to govern in coalition with the Greens and the South Schleswig Party (SSW), which rep...

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Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

But here we are, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov giving the attitudinal equivalent of dropping trou and taking a giant shit on our living room floor. The spokesperson added: "The conversa...

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This nugget-loving kid just beat Ellen DeGeneres' retweet record

The previous record-holder was Ellen DeGeneres and her 2014 Oscar selfie , which boasted the likes of A-listers including Jennifer Lawrence , Bradley Cooper and Meryl Streep . Watch the clip (bel...

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Buffett 'blew it' by not buying stock in Amazon and Google

The enthusiastic crowd, many of whom stood outside for hours to get prime seats inside the arena, responded to Messrs. Buffett joked: "That's Charlie". "We should try to hit both objectives, to make s...

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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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