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Wizards win on Wall's 3-pointer, forcing a Game 7

Last night the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics played Game 6 of their playoff series . But when Wall upped his final seconds shooting stats, it shined a larger light on one area where Wa...

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North Korea reports on South's presidential election

Moon has said he would "go to Pyongyang if conditions are met" during his inaugural address, and had proposed the reopening of a jointly operated factory park in the right circumstances. "President Tr...

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South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile was a violation of United Nations resolutions and that Japan strongly protested the action. Trump was briefed on...

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Here's How Trump's New Tax Plan Could Affect Your Wallet

Here's How Trump's New Tax Plan Could Affect Your Wallet

He also said the proposal would include the elimination of deductions and credits without an offsetting reduction in tax rates. It's a sensitive subject for a White House that is telling Americans i...

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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. reserves right to be protectionist

But he said the continued uncertainty about the direction of USA policy represented a risk, echoing comments made on Friday by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso. In their closing statement, the finan...

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Projection: PM would win Commons majority of 48

Conservatives have made historic advances in local elections across the United Kingdom, gaining more than 500 councillors, winning tightly-fought battles for elected mayors in the West Midlands and Te...

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Trump's first presidential overseas trip to start in Saudi Arabia

Trump's first presidential overseas trip to start in Saudi Arabia

During planned meetings with Muslim leaders, Trump will introduce an agenda aimed at countering Islamic radicalism, stemming funding to terrorist organizations, identifying ways USA allies in the Midd...

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Depth Technical Analysis: Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TTPH), Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST)

FBR & Co set a $1.50 target price on shares of Gastar Exploration and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, March 11th. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -30.70%. Gastar Explorati...

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USA signs treaty to protect Arctic, giving some hope for Paris agreement

In another agreement reached Thursday, the eight countries agreed to facilitate access by scientists and their equipment and materials to identified Arctic areas and research facilities. Finland's For...

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Consumer prices rebounded 0.2 percent in April

Sales increased by 4.5% during April on the basis of year on year. The food index increased 0.2%, its fourth consecutive increase. Excluding gasoline, automobiles, food services and building materia...

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National Weather Service issues flood watch for Jefferson, Oswego counties

National Weather Service issues flood watch for Jefferson, Oswego counties

Frank Bevacqua, a spokesman for the commission, said lake levels would have been almost identical under the previous regulation plan. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warn...

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Hanford fills in hole with dirt

Hanford fills in hole with dirt

So, after a 20-foot stretch of tunnel used to store highly contaminated radioactive material at the massive Hanford nuclear waste and treatment facility in Washington State collapsed on Tuesday, feder...

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G7 financial leaders reiterate FX pledges, vow more cyber cooperation

One partner openly pushing back was Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau, who rejected as "baseless" duties the USA imposed on some Canadian lumber imports. The G7 is made up of the United States an...

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Tunnel containing nuclear waste collapses in Washington

Henderson said all non-essential employees north of the site's Wye Barricade and outside the 200 East Area were asked to stay home Wednesday. Alvarez said that contaminated pieces of equipment, includ...

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Oil wipes out OPEC-inspired gains with break below $50/bbl

Oil wipes out OPEC-inspired gains with break below $50/bbl

The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of US$2.57 to July West Texas Intermediate. WTI futures have fallen below prices when the Opec cuts were agreed in late November and are at their lowes...

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Oil Holds Gains as U.S. Crude Stockpiles Seen Extending Decline

It has since recovered to more than $50 and headed close to $60, helped by a decision by oil-producing nations at the end of previous year to curb production. Shale production was set to rise to 5.19 ...

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Bank of England warns on living standards as interest rates stay steady

Bank of England warns on living standards as interest rates stay steady

The Bank said consumers were beginning to feel the pinch from surging inflation as the pound's plunge since the Brexit vote has pushed up prices. Aggregate demand slowed markedly in 2017 Q1, and the...

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Snap Inc Shares Tumble 21% As First-Ever Earnings Report Misses Badly

Snap Inc Shares Tumble 21% As First-Ever Earnings Report Misses Badly

It opened trading at $24 after the IPO and has held fairly steady since. But for a company that some had feared was already massively overvalued, such a weak performance carries such a stench of dis...

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Oil rises as countries join OPEC cuts, USA inventory falls

News of a possible extension of the OPEC cuts and reports that USA crude stockpiles have dropped by 5.2 million barrels last week slightly boosted worldwide oil prices. "However, continued rebalancin...

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'Smooth' Brexit should allow solid United Kingdom growth, BoE's Carney says

Carney said the year 2017 will be "a more challenging time for British households" and "wages won't keep up with prices for goods and services they consume". The minutes from the MPC's latest meeting ...

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SPOTTED: Melissa McCarthy Scoots Around NYC On A WH Podium

SNL's Five-Timers Club began as a joke during Tom Hanks' fifth time hosting the show, and has turned into a running gag of the late-night show. Filming the skit in front of CNN is especially r...

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CIA Used 'Nano-poisonous' Radioactive Substance in Kim Assassination Attempt: North Korea

CIA Used 'Nano-poisonous' Radioactive Substance in Kim Assassination Attempt: North Korea

The statement said: "We will ferret out and mercilessly destroy to the last one the terrorists of the US CIA and the puppet Intelligence Services of South Korea". North Korea has a history of making...

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Hot Performer of the day: NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

This company has been competing with others in the Utilities space and offers its own combination of interesting factors NRG Energy, Inc. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, colle...

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United Nations official calls for more work with disabled in North Korea

In a 2015 message on the website of a Korean-Brazilian church in Sao Paulo, Kim Hak-song said he was a Christian missionary planning to start an experimental farm at the Pyongyang school and was tryin...

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USA may close $100bn defence deal with Saudi Arabia

Trump leaves for the kingdom on May 19, the first stop on his maiden global trip.This news agency reported last week that Washington was pushing through contracts for tens of billions of dollars in ar...

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Trump praises Australia's universal healthcare says 'everybody' has better care

No one has ever accused President Trump of being an ideologue. "We have a fantastic relationship, I love Australia, I always have", Trump said as the pair met for the first time. Australia, by the way...

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Trump will meet Pope Francis in Rome on first foreign trip

Trump will meet Pope Francis in Rome on first foreign trip

The official did not provide any specific details and refused to say whether or not Trump will work to arrange a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President...

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Judge orders charges against Amtrak engineer in 2015 derailment

Update, May 12, 8 p.m.: Brandon Bostian, 34, was charged with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the derailment of Amtrak train 188 exactly two years ago. Epstein said priva...

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More people prefer Obamacare to Trump's health care replacement

It's not about efficiently insuring all Americans, it's purely party politics. The aide said that Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke about auto-enrollment at the Senate health working group and it w...

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Violence erupts on Southwest Airlines flight

At that time , two women were involved in fight and the pilot threw a fist at one of them to stop it. Cell phone video that surfaced on social media shows two men apparently jostling for position...

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