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Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld steps down

Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld steps down

Arconic said Kleinfeld's letter was sent to a senior official at Elliott Management, an activist investor that has been pushing the company to replace Kleinfeld. will focus on the faster-growing aero...

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Nintendo's first Switch sales numbers are out

The Nintendo Switch sold more than 906,000 units in the U.S. during March, its launch month, Nintendo announced today. Although pricing for the rumored Switch Mini wasn't shared, the Citigroup analy...

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United Airlines debacle: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?

United Airlines debacle: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?

Airlines overbook partly because some people don't show up on time at the airport and expect to use their tickets for later flights. "This could never, would never happen again on a United Airline...

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North Korean missile blows up on test launch

North Korean missile blows up on test launch

President Trump knew exactly what he was doing when he announced news of a USA military strike on Syria to a stunned Xi Jinping on the final evening of the U.S. The parade took place amid stern warn...

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President Trump signs bill scrapping Obama-era internet privacy rules

President Trump signs bill scrapping Obama-era internet privacy rules

The bill scraps a Federal Communications Commission online privacy regulation issued in October to give consumers more control over how companies like Comcast , AT&T and Verizon share that inform...

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Teen retailer Rue 21 closing 400 stores; 4 in the Ozarks

Teen retailer Rue 21 closing 400 stores; 4 in the Ozarks

The retail chain made the announcement on its website saying it was a hard, but necessary decision. "We still have hundreds of locations across the country, and our website rue21.com, open for busines...

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Wells Fargo chops execs' pay $75 million more: accounts scandal

Number of employees fired due to sales practice violations. She saw her unit as a sales organization and took insufficient action when problems came to light, the report alleged. The influential In...

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Trump signs repeal of USA broadband privacy rules

Trump signs repeal of USA broadband privacy rules

This Wednesday, the White House announced that President Donald Trump is willing to sign the revoking bill, however, it did not happen. President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill that wipes aw...

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Tax March: Thousands in Denver demand to see Trump's tax returns

Tax March: Thousands in Denver demand to see Trump's tax returns

Organizers of "Tax March" in more than 150 cities across the country and beyond wanted to call attention to Trump's refusal to disclose his tax history, as his White House predecessors have done for m...

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How United Airlines added insult to injury in Dr David Dao case

Under the change outlined in an internal April 14 email, a crew member must make must-ride bookings at least 60 minutes prior to departure. It also appears that the flight in question was not overbook...

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Semi To Be Unveiled in September

Musk has telegraphed the company's future products several times before, most notably in last summer's " Master Plan, Part Deux ". Tesla sells its luxury electric vehicles directly to auto buyers - ...

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Sensex retreats for 3rd day on muted global cues

The weakness remained for the third session as the 30-share index fell 88.32 points, or 0.30 per cent, to 29,373.13. However, the slide was arrested as a key macro-economic data point - Wholesale Pr...

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Pence, speaking near the DMZ, delivers strong message to North Korea

After a two-month policy review, officials settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement", US officials said Friday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump had bee...

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Spears Sells 3577 Shares of Broadcom Ltd (AVGO) Stock

Sii Investments Inc. WI purchased a new stake in shares of Broadcom during the fourth quarter valued at about $234,000. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and low...

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Portland center Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 1 of playoffs

The Blazers would prefer to forget that 135-90 debacle of a defeat at Oracle on December 17 - the largest Warriors' margin of victory in the rivalry. He hit 12 of his 20 shots and also had 10 rebo...

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Reveal A Semi Truck In September

Gracias, and Ira Ehrenpreis, all of whom were investors in SpaceX (of which Musk is also chief executive officer). On Thursday, Musk said in response to a Twitter question that the pickup tru...

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Get Bumped Off Delta Flight, You Might Get Up To $10000

Get Bumped Off Delta Flight, You Might Get Up To $10000

United Airlines has said it is changing its policy on booking its own flight crew on to its planes. The United Airlines incident has sparked outrage about the practice of overbooking in the airl...

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Why did USA really attack Syria?

Why did USA really attack Syria?

Celebrating a miraculous victory on election night in 2016, Putin and his friends are now left missing Trump's predecessor. According to the AP, Lavrov accused the USA of launching an unlawful attac...

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Wall Street 'Charging Bull' Sculptor: Remove 'Fearless Girl' Statue

Wall Street 'Charging Bull' Sculptor: Remove 'Fearless Girl' Statue

What do you think about the "Bull" artist claiming the "Fearless Girl" violates his rights? There was a time when Charging Bull was in a position similar to the Fearless Girl - waiting for the c...

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Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers

Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers

However, procedure specified by aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) seeks to ensure that people are unlikely to be taken out of the plane like David Dao, the passenger on th...

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Trump Says It's Unlikely Russia Was Unaware of Syria Gas Attack

The attack is the latest diplomatic flashpoint between the West and Russian Federation, which backs Syrian dictator Assad, whom the Americans blame for gassing a rebel-held town and killing scores of ...

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Knowing your rights when traveling on an overbooked flight

Knowing your rights when traveling on an overbooked flight

United Airlines will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights after global outrage erupted over a video showing a passenger dragged from one of its planes ...

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US VP Pence arrives near DMZ after failed N.Korea missile

US VP Pence arrives near DMZ after failed N.Korea missile

His national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said the USA would rely on its allies as well as on Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea. At the weekend, North Korea's latest missil...

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Oil slides as US pumps more, but OPEC and North Korea loom

Oil slides as US pumps more, but OPEC and North Korea loom

Energy services firm Baker Hughes said on Thursday that drillers added 11 oil rigs in the week to April 13, bringing the total count up to 683. If the high level of compliance from the OPEC continue...

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Outraged over Kashmir youth being tied to moving jeep: CPI-M

Outraged over Kashmir youth being tied to moving jeep: CPI-M

Farooq Ahmad Dar was tied to the jeep to stop stone pelters, and paraded through villages of central Kashmir's Budgam district. "This is just so shocking!", he tweeted. Kashmir has been in a phase of ...

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Tax Filing Deadline April 18, IRS Offers Last-Minute Tips

Tax Filing Deadline April 18, IRS Offers Last-Minute Tips

If you're among the almost 40 million Americans who have yet to file their 2016 tax returns, the good news is you get a few extra days to file. Hey, procrastinators: Don't freak out if you haven't f...

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In German deal, Panera price is $7.5B

In German deal, Panera price is $7.5B

JAB said it will follow the same format with Panera as it did with Krispy Kreme , converting them into a private company, retaining local management, headquarters and workforce. "In more than 25 ye...

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Air India plans stricter framework to tackle unruly fliers

Air India plans stricter framework to tackle unruly fliers

Air India fliers will now face fines and legal action in the event of unruly behaviour, the airlines has warned. "The draft guidelines are now with chairman and managing director Ashwani Lohani for ...

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Nepal President arrives on India visit

Nepal President arrives on India visit

She is accompanied by a 33-member delegation that includes Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat and Peace and Reconstruction Minister Sita Devi Yadav, five women MPs and senior officials. In the past...

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Apple receives permit to test Self-driving cars on Public roads

An Apple spokesman declined to comment directly on the filing, pointing back to a statement the company made in November when it wrote to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA...

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