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Office building in Braamfontein engulfed in flames

Office building in Braamfontein engulfed in flames

Emergency services' Synock Matobako says they are investigating. "The building that was on fire had five floors and the fire was on the top floor", he said. Earlier, firefighters battled the blaze a...

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Apple secures permit to test autonomous vehicles

Similar research is being carried out by other automakers including Ford, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota, and by other groups including Uber and Google parent Alphabet. Late a year ago, Apple ...

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National Organization for Women Calls for Bill O'Reilly to be Fired

A New York Times report revealed Fox News and O'Reilly have paid $13 million to settle five sexual harassment lawsuits against the host, whose show was the most-watched cable news program of 2016. P...

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5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

However, the tax agency believes that many of them are used by people who are working in the US illegally. House Republicans rolled out a tax reform blueprint previous year to start the conversati...

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'This will never happen again,' United CEO Munoz promises in interview

'This will never happen again,' United CEO Munoz promises in interview

All airlines policies are different for bumping passengers. The family's lawyer Stephen Golan said: "The family of Dr. Dao wants the world to know that they are very appreciative of the outpouring o...

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Ntlemeza a no-show at Hawks office

Ntlemeza a no-show at Hawks office

Moreover, if Ntlemeza returns to his former office, he would be wilfully interfering with the smooth running of this most vital policing department, endangering the lives, property and livelihoods of ...

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The United States Steel (X) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

The United States Steel (X) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Bank of America Corp upgraded United States Steel from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. Alpha One also gave media c...

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69-year-old man arrested for the Woodleigh MRT powder incident

69-year-old man arrested for the Woodleigh MRT powder incident

Member of Parliament for Potong Pasir Sitoh Yih Pin was seen at Woodleigh MRT station telling people not to be alarmed. In their statement, the Singapore Police Force said the man was arrested for a...

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United passenger dragged off plane has a strong legal case, experts say

United passenger dragged off plane has a strong legal case, experts say

Dao's medical care and treatment", said Chicago attorney Stephen Golan of Golan Christie Taglia, adding that Dao's family has asked for privacy. 'This will never happen again on a United flight. It's ...

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Raptors drop playoff opener against Milwaukee

Raptors drop playoff opener against Milwaukee

Brogdon's 3-pointer gave Milwaukee the lead with 8:16 left in the quarter. That is how game-changing the Greek Freak was and why the Raptors have spent the better part of two days focussing nearly e...

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The U.S. faces a complicated landscape on the Korean peninsula

The U.S. faces a complicated landscape on the Korean peninsula

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese leaders have begun talks expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region, though tensions with North Korea loomed large. North...

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United Airlines, city agree to preserve evidence in Dao incident

United Airlines, city agree to preserve evidence in Dao incident

An Illinois lawmaker on Monday introduced a bill to ban the forcible removal of travelers from flights by state or local government employees after a United Airlines passenger was dragged from an airc...

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United Kicks Off Couple On Way To Destination Wedding

United Kicks Off Couple On Way To Destination Wedding

The engaged couple, identified by the local news as Michael Hohl and Amber Maxwell , said they were unexpectedly removed from United Airlines Flight 1737 by air marshals after boarding their Costa ...

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Pence to North Korea: 'Era of strategic patience is over'

Pence to North Korea: 'Era of strategic patience is over'

Trump wrote on Sunday on Twitter that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem". US Vice President Mike Pence walks with Commander General Vincent K. China and the Unit...

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Nigeria says capital airport reopening after runway repairs

Nigeria says capital airport reopening after runway repairs

Earlier, the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Saleh Dunoma , had said the runway was fully ready for reopening, adding that it had been completely cleaned up. However the Et...

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U.S. housing starts fall in March, permits rise

U.S. housing starts fall in March, permits rise

Construction in February had been supported by warmer-than-usual weather, and so the cool down in March was expected to affect homebuilding. Looking past month-to-month fluctuations, starts in the f...

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Snyder's-Lance CEO Carl Lee Jr steps down

Snyder's-Lance CEO Carl Lee Jr steps down

Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. Analysts await Snyder's-Lance Inc (NASDAQ: LNCE ) to report earnings on May, 9. Bruderman Asset Management ...

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United Airlines Removes Engaged Couple From Their Flight

The couple had moved from a standard row in the economy cabin to "economy-plus" seats, which boast a few extra inches of legroom. A flight attendant told the couple they needed to return to their ti...

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'I won't go': Verbal battle before United customer dragged from flight

'I won't go': Verbal battle before United customer dragged from flight

Dao , before being dragged off the parked plane, said repeatedly that he was being discriminated against because he was Chinese, according to Tyler Bridges, a fellow passenger on the flight from Chica...

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Boeing to issue layoff notices to hundreds of employees

Boeing to issue layoff notices to hundreds of employees

According to the Union that represents the workers, SPEEA, Boeing Co. has pared about 1332 jobs from their Seattle Manufacturing Center since 2016's start. Despite cutting a total of 7,400 jobs a ye...

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Man hauled from flight plans legal action

Man hauled from flight plans legal action

The officers then grab his wrists and drag him down the aisle on his back. "... United didn't even admit they did anything wrong", he says as he introduces a spoof ad of United Airlines that fea...

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Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRNE) & Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) News Recap

The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. The consensus rating is 1, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. The stock ended last trade at $1.80 a sha...

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Britain expresses regret over ''disturbance'' during Saudi aide's London visit

Britain expresses regret over ''disturbance'' during Saudi aide's London visit

In a statement, Reprieve deputy director Harriet McCulloch said: "As the Prime Minister makes ever greater overtures towards the Saudi government, the kingdom continues to carry out appalling abuses...

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Tough Talk On North Korea

Tough Talk On North Korea

With military options severely limited, then, the logical conclusion is that somehow the USA must find a way to re-engage North Korea in negotiations, despite the frustration of earlier efforts. An un...

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Goldman Sachs' profits miss forecasts as trading struggled

Non-interest income for the quarter rose 37.67 percent over the previous year period to $7,510 million. In a statement, Goldman Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein described the business environment as ...

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Why Johnson & Johnson Raised Guidance After Missing Sales Estimates

Why Johnson & Johnson Raised Guidance After Missing Sales Estimates

Johnson & Johnson earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on AlphaOne's scale. A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. The stock's 50 day moving average price i...

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If you haven't filed your taxes yet, it's time

Nobody likes doing taxes, but if procrastination has reared its ugly head and you fear you won't have your return ready in time for the deadline, you can always ask the IRS for a tax extension. The pr...

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Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.6 per cent. Japan's Nikkei .N225 jumped 0.8 percent, its biggest one-day gain in three weeks, thanks to a weaker yen. The dollar ...

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Goldman Sachs quarterly profit surges 80 percent

The New York-based company said it had earnings of $5.15 per share. Bank of America's Global Banking revenue rose 11% to a record of $5 billion, while Global Markets revenue rose 19% to $4.7 billion. ...

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United Airlines Changes Crew Booking Policy After Fiasco

United Airlines Changes Crew Booking Policy After Fiasco

David Dao, 69, was pulled from a United flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to make space for four crew members. Schmerin confirmed the validity of a memo dated April 14, which was publ...

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