• London attack: Donald Trump Jr slams Sadiq Khan over terror attack comments
London attack: Donald Trump Jr slams Sadiq Khan over terror attack comments

The President's son quoted an interview Mr Khan did with the Evening Standard last September, following an explosion in the Chelsea district of NY that left 29 people injured. Reportedly, the assailant left the vehicle prior to stabbing an officer to death before being shot by other armed officers protecting the parliamentary estate.

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  • Trade protectionism worry drags on stocks, dollar at six-week low
Trade protectionism worry drags on stocks, dollar at six-week low

Chicago Federal Reserve President, Charles Evans, reinforced the perception and said that the USA central bank won't accelerate the pace of its interest rate, which has dampened the dollar and resulted in investors shifting to other emerging currencies, including the ringgit.

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  • President Donald Trump gives daughter Ivanka White House office
President Donald Trump gives daughter Ivanka White House office

Ms Trump, wife of the President's senior adviser Jared Kushner, said she will voluntarily follow the ethics code, although she will not be paid or sworn into office. Don't look for her at the White House this week, though. In accepting the unspecified role in the White House , Ivanka Trump was compelled to cede control of her fashion empire ...

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  • French candidates face off in first debate
French candidates face off in first debate

The UNDR, however, claims Le Pen is travelling to the Central African nation to ask for campaign funds from President Idriss Déby, and urged Chad to not show any sympathy for her candidacy. "The burkini is a public order problem". She said: "We have seven million unemployed people, nine million suffering from poverty". His front-running status ...

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  • Uber president Jeff Jones quits
Uber president Jeff Jones quits

In an email to staff, CEO Travis Kalanick said Jones made the decision to leave following the announcement that Uber meant to hire a chief operations officer (COO). - And Rachel Holt, who heads Uber's US and Canada operations and will address ways in which Uber plans to improve the driver experience. However, sources revealed that Jeff Jones fo...

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  • Gold Prices at Pivotal Support Ahead of the Fed
Gold Prices at Pivotal Support Ahead of the Fed

Data on Friday showed a steadily improving USA economy, with manufacturing output rising for a sixth straight month in February and preliminary consumer confidence for the month of March increasing as well. Indonesia's central bank, also scheduled to release its latest decision on Thursday, is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged ...

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  • Who the Russian hackers targeted when they stole Yahoo emails
Who the Russian hackers targeted when they stole Yahoo emails

Between them, the four men have been charged with over 47 counts of hacking and espionage-related offences, including conspiracy to commit wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and theft of trade secrets. The agents from the FSB included Igor Sushchin, who worked for the agency and specialized in cyber investigations. Russian and USA authorities ar...

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  • Upcoming Earnings Results: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE)
Upcoming Earnings Results: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE)

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.72% which for the week stands at 2.66%. Desjardins reissued a "buy" rating and set a C$6.25 price objective on shares of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust in a report on Wednesday, March 8th.

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  • Mount Etna volcano erupts with BBC crew forced to flee
Mount Etna volcano erupts with BBC crew forced to flee

She said a volcanologist at the site called it the "most unsafe incident experience in his 30 year career" and described how people were running down the mountain away from rocks. Before that, it erupted in October, causing a nearby airport in Catania to be temporarily shut down due to smoke despite there being no injuries. Among the injured was...

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  • Ackman's exit sends Valeant shares to more than 7-year low
Ackman's exit sends Valeant shares to more than 7-year low

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $70.43 on Mar 14, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $11.36 on Mar 7, 2017. The volatility rate is 6.20% percent and 5.81% percent each. At its peak time, the Valeant stake was worth roughly $4 billion. Mizuho reaffirmed an "underperform" rating on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research note...

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  • Speaker Ryan Tells Rebel Republicans Health Care Bill Is Only Step 1
Speaker Ryan Tells Rebel Republicans Health Care Bill Is Only Step 1

In a meeting with House GOP committee chairs charged with moving the Republican bill to replace Obamacare through the House, President Trump said that the Affordable Care Act is "meant to explode" this year and "will get even worse". And so you'll have those coverage estimates. Old: Older adults, specifically Americans in their 50s and 60s,...

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  • Volkswagen To Plead Guilty In Emissions Cheating
Volkswagen To Plead Guilty In Emissions Cheating

Sentencing was put off until April 21. Volkswagen also is expected to pay $4.3 billion in civil and criminal fines in what the Justice Department said in a court filing Monday was "one of the largest corporate fraud schemes in the history of the United States".

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  • Gander Mountain files for bankruptcy, will close Augusta store
Gander Mountain files for bankruptcy, will close Augusta store

Gander Mountain spokesman Jess Myers said the Wisconsin locations to close are in Eau Claire and Germantown. The company is now headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota and once had 162 stores and over 5,600 employees. After a strategic review, Gander Mountain said it will narrow its focus and out the company up for sale in April. The winning bid wil...

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  • Guggenheim Capital LLC Lowers Position in Portland General Electric Company (POR)
Guggenheim Capital LLC Lowers Position in Portland General Electric Company (POR)

At the end of 12/31/2016 reporting period, 525 institutional holders increased their position in Emerson Electric Co. CNH Partners LLC raised its position in Empire District Electric Company (The) by 120.1% in the second quarter. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management increased its position in shares of Portland General Electric ...

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  • PSA completes deal for GM's Opel
PSA completes deal for GM's Opel

But in recent years the firm has booked repeated losses, costing Detroit-based GM around $15 billion (14 billion euros) since 2000. PSA makes Peugeot and Citroen cars in Europe. But the "non-compete" issues were finally resolved as GM agreed to inject "substantially more" into the pensions than the $1 billion to $2 billion it had initially offe...

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  • Fed boss says United States rates may rise in March
Fed boss says United States rates may rise in March

On Feb. 14, Fed chief Janet Yellen struck a somewhat hawkish tone before Congress, warning against waiting "too long". Futures traders now are pricing in an 86 percent chance of a Fed hike in March, up from 35 percent on Tuesday, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool .

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  • Hostility To Immigrants Breeds 'Constant State of Fear,' Advocates Say
Hostility To Immigrants Breeds 'Constant State of Fear,' Advocates Say

Abby Peterson, an attorney for Vargas, said that Vargas spoke about her life story. Vargas is in the process of renewing her legal status so she can stay in the country and spoke about her experience living in MS without documentation. "Even if you've just gotten a ticket, if you haven't shown up yet for your court date, thanks to the new exec...

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  • Federal Communications Commission Sets Aside Broadband Privacy Rules
Federal Communications Commission Sets Aside Broadband Privacy Rules

The FCC and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will work together to achieve a tech-neutral privacy framework for the online world. While these web companies have their own privacy policies, and are bound by a patchwork of state laws that mandate data breach notification, no comprehensive federal law exists that provides a national baseline for the...

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  • Oil ends lower amid growing crude stockpiles
Oil ends lower amid growing crude stockpiles

The International Energy Agency added OPEC's compliance has reached a record level. "Many of my colleagues that we served together would testify that government after government, we had battled with this issue continuously without solutions".

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  • Senate confirms retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as HUD secretary
Senate confirms retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as HUD secretary

He was approved unanimously in the committee. But how exactly Dr. Carson will put his own stamp on the nation's housing policy remains unclear. The retired neurosurgeon will lead the agency with 8,300 employees and a budget around $47 billion.

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  • Manufacturing Sector Expanded in February
Manufacturing Sector Expanded in February

Order backlogs increased significantly to 57.0 from 49.5 the previous month. The group's New Orders Index was 65.1%, the highest since December 2013 and its Production Index was 62.9%, the highest since March 2011. "I don't want the PMI to get overheated, but at the same time staying at these kinds of levels would not be inconsistent with what I se...

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  • RBS posts £7bn annual loss
RBS posts £7bn annual loss

Unite national officer Rob MacGregor says: "While banking habits have changed, we would urge RBS and the government to pause and reflect on the bank's current path, which risks cutting too far, by putting a moratorium in place on further branch closures".

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  • Korean Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Korean Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Korean Air's new 787-9 Dreamliner consumes 20% less fuel and releases 20% fewer emissions than the airplanes it replaces. Korean Air is scheduled to introduce five 787-9 Dreamliners to its fleet this year with another five joining the fleet by 2019.

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  • Could another department store be closing in Charlotte?
Could another department store be closing in Charlotte?

J.C. Penney, which has 1,020 stores nationwide, said the stores identified for closure either require significant capital improvements to achieve brand standard, or are minimally cash flow positive. Penney also said that increased promotional activity and handing out more coupons weighed on its margins, which fell 1 percentage point to 33.1 percent...

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  • Unilever reviewing options after Kraft Heinz withdraws bid
Unilever reviewing options after Kraft Heinz withdraws bid

The company saw 14.41 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Mrs May vowed previous year to devise a "proper industrial strategy" to defend United Kingdom companies from being snapped up by foreign firms. (NYSEMKT:BTI) as "STRONG BUY", 0 rated as "BUY" and 0 issued a "HOLD" rating. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$97.7...

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  • Burger King owner loves that chicken at Popeye's, paying $1.8 billion
Burger King owner loves that chicken at Popeye's, paying $1.8 billion

Carter said . BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen by 6.0% in the third quarter. (NYSE:JPM) and Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) are the providers of the additional funds. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $72 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $56. They noted that th...

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  • Islamic State's 'Sinai Province' Releases Photos of Rocket Attack on Southern Israel
Islamic State's 'Sinai Province' Releases Photos of Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

A statement quoted by the Amaq news agency, one of ISIS' chief propaganda outlets, said "ISIS fighters yesterday attacked the residents of the Israeli Eshkol region with two Katyusha-type rockets, south of Palestine". "We do not let anything go without a response", he declared. Iron Dome rocket intercepting a missile from Gaza. Egypt is wag...

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  • Unilever says Kraft Heinz is biting off more than it can chew
Unilever says Kraft Heinz is biting off more than it can chew

The Share Centre's Ian Forrest thinks Kraft Heinz's decision to pounce on Unilever is likely driven by the weakness in sterling and the latter's fall in share price over the past six months. Pittsburgh-based Kraft Heinz itself was the product of a merger between the venerable ketchup and cheese makers two years ago. Kraft Heinz shares also ...

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  • Baltimore Nabs Three James Beard Nominations
Baltimore Nabs Three James Beard Nominations

Menomonee St. No one was more surprised than Chizuko Fukuyoshi, who opened the restaurant with her husband Shigeru more than 40 years ago after moving here from Japan. Also earning recognition this year: Elizabeth Degener of Cape May's Enfin Farms , a semifinalist for outstanding baker. Winners of the 2017 James Beard Media Awards will be anno...

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  • Yahoo paying small price for big hacks
Yahoo paying small price for big hacks

Still, Yahoo recently said it expected the deal with Verizon to close in the second quarter. But a series of cyber attacks that compromised more than a billion user accounts has led Verizon to reconsider how much it's willing to pay for the Sunnyvale, California, company's core Internet assets, including its search and e-mail features.

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  • Here are the most traveled structurally deficient bridges in Colorado
Here are the most traveled structurally deficient bridges in Colorado

That's good for second behind Iowa, which again led the annual report with 4,968, also an improvement for the state from past year. Pennsylvania landed the number two spot with 4,506 structurally deficient bridges, or 19.8 percent of their total bridges.

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  • China January consumer prices likely to rise modestly
China January consumer prices likely to rise modestly

Rural areas witnessed a slightly higher inflation rate at 3.4%, while in urban areas it was 2.9%. Because of the warm weather, vegetable prices remained largely stable last month. Discretionary spending on goods and services in the retail inflation index excluding food and fuel, which constitute 16 percent of the CPI basket, appear to have been w...

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  • China's kicks off 2017 with above-forecast trade numbers
China's kicks off 2017 with above-forecast trade numbers

However, Reuters's calculations showed China's overall oil demand growth has been easing during the last three years. Imports increased 16.7 percent, leaving a trade surplus of $51.35 billion. The yuan, or renminbi (RMB), is wallowing near eight-year lows against the greenback as a weaker Chinese economy and the prospect of better returns in the US...

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  • IEA increases 2017 global oil demand outlook
IEA increases 2017 global oil demand outlook

Analysts say continued production growth could cause OPEC members to rethink the current strategy. Meantime, these efforts were offset by increases from Iran , Nigeria and Libya that were permitted under the terms of the agreement. According to Bloomberg , Wall Street has been investing the most money in oil and gas companies in the U.S. since at...

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  • Spicer: No question that Trump 'respects the judicial branch'
Spicer: No question that Trump 'respects the judicial branch'

Last week, after his executive order was suspended by U.S. District Judge James Robart , Trump accused the "so-called judge" of potentially enabling terrorists, intimating that Robart would be personally responsible if an attack occurred on American soil after the ban was lifted.

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