• Is this a new Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience
Is this a new Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience

New language in the Treasury report citing a history of currency intervention in China, South Korea and Taiwan is in line with what experts say could be eventual changes to the criteria aimed at deterring future manipulation. someone called Trump), that man wasn't even there to meet him. Washington has not branded any country a currency manipulato...

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  • AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q
AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

Adjusting for $0.18 of costs for amortization, merger- and integration-related and other items, earnings per diluted share was $0.74 compared to an adjusted $0.72 in the year-ago quarter. AT&T is fighting to both keep and add customers and increase revenue amid a price war with smaller rivals T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp . AT&T's wireless...

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  • FCC to launch 'comprehensive review' of media regs
FCC to launch 'comprehensive review' of media regs

Citing four sources close to Pai, Recode reported that the process to overturn the rules will start tomorrow. Chairman Ajit Pai , a Republican, will likely announce a plan to reverse course on the 2-year-old regulations and end the agency's classification of broadband as a regulated, common-carrier service.

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  • Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right
Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Choosing from inside the system is no longer an option, as voters rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades in favour of Ms Le Pen and the untested Mr Macron , who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just previous year.

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  • Dutch Economic Affairs minister says still opposed to Akzo Nobel takeover
Dutch Economic Affairs minister says still opposed to Akzo Nobel takeover

Akzo Nobel , which bought ICI in 2008, employs 3,500 staff while PPG has 10 manufacturing and RD sites. "We are extending this one last invitation to you and the AkzoNobel boards to reconsider your stance and to engage with us on creating extraordinary value and benefits for all of AkzoNobel's stakeholders ", PPG Chief Executive Officer Mic...

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  • Chappell finally wins on PGA Tour in 180th career start
Chappell finally wins on PGA Tour in 180th career start

He was just a shot behind Chappell's lead, but he parred there and drove next to a cactus bush on the 18th. Round of the day: Koepka started the day four shots off the pace, but he made a quick move up the standings with five birdies over his first eight holes.

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  • Ontario considering non-resident speculation tax to help housing market
Ontario considering non-resident speculation tax to help housing market

Asian investment in Toronto reportedly picked up after Vancouver introduced its foreign buyer tax last summer. The Liberal government's plan to cool the GTA housing market and introduce greater rent control is receiving mixed reviews.

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  • Apparel retailer Bebe Stores says to shut all stores
Apparel retailer Bebe Stores says to shut all stores

In March, Bloomberg reported that Bebe Stores was hoping to reinvent itself as an online brand. The company, which had 180 stores at the end of 2016, did not say what its future plans were. Bebe said it expects to record an impairment charge of about $20 million because of the store closings. Here are several other retailers that have gone bu...

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  • Morgan Stanley hikes pay after profits jump on bond market boost
Morgan Stanley hikes pay after profits jump on bond market boost

U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley is the latest Wall Street giant to report an impressive leap in quarterly profits thanks to interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. A number of equities research analysts have commented on MS shares. Pruzan reiterated that Morgan Stanley will continue to offer commissions as a payment option to retirement...

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  • Grayson Allen to return to Duke for senior season
Grayson Allen to return to Duke for senior season

The dominant storyline of Duke's season centered around his antics: He received an indefinite suspension in December for tripping an Elon player - the third time in a calendar year that he was caught tripping an opponent. He played through much of the season with ankle and foot injuries. He remains one of college basketball's most polarizing player...

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  • Trump attacks
Trump attacks "unfair" Canadian dairy industry

New York's senators are pushing to change a Canadian trade policy they say is hurting dairy farmers. The White House says the program undercuts American workers by bringing in large numbers of cheaper foreign workers, which drives down USA wages.

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  • Bayern keeper Neuer breaks foot, season in doubt
Bayern keeper Neuer breaks foot, season in doubt

Ronaldo was standing in an offside position when he fired in Real Madrid's second - and then Bayern crumbled. "I think we deserved more", fumed Ancelotti. Only in extra-time, when Marcelo cut lose and changed the course of the night with his searing runs, his optimism, and his positive play . Lewandowski, who had missed the first leg because...

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  • Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld steps down
Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld steps down

Straight Path stock rose $19.86, or 21.7 percent, to $111.56. Alere climbed $6.94, or 16.4 percent, to $49.25. ACHES AND PAINS: Eli Lilly stumbled after the Food and Drug Administration refused to approve its much-anticipated pill for the immune disorder rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • Human rights of youth tied to jeep has been violated: Omar Abdullah
Human rights of youth tied to jeep has been violated: Omar Abdullah

Local rebel leaders had called for a boycott of the vote, which was held to fill a vacant seat after a member of parliament resigned to protest against the killing of civilians during a sweeping security crackdown a year ago. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was in Kolkata, said that he had seen the first video in which armed forces were beat...

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  • Uber denies using stolen trade secrets
Uber denies using stolen trade secrets

Waymo alleges a former manager, Anthony Levandowski, stole its patented ideas before leaving Google early last year to found a self-driving auto startup called Otto that Uber bought for $ 680 million last year. Meanwhile, Uber would be starting its preparation for its defense against the allegations by Waymo on Friday. "You're not denying it,...

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  • Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March
Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March

China's consumer inflation rate has been far milder, edging up to 0.9 percent in March, from 0.8 percent in February. Consumer food price inflation moderated to 1.93 per cent, as compared to 2.01 per cent in February. Still, while China's producer price inflation has likely passed its peak, it is likely to remain high for a bit longer, keeping pr...

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  • KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics
KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics

Treating farm animals with antibiotics can cause resistant bacteria to grow and if people are infected from improper handling or cooking, they run the risk of serious illness or death, according to the Centers for Disease Control. " We recognize that it's a growing public health concern ", KFC U.S. President Kevin Hochman told Reuters. KFC also...

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  • High-roller Billy Walters convicted on insider trading charges
High-roller Billy Walters convicted on insider trading charges

Billy Walters, 70, was found guilty on all 10 charges in NY, a verdict announced in the second day of deliberations. Walters was placed under house arrest until his sentencing, which is scheduled for July 14. Barry Berke, Walters's lawyer, said he will appeal. She said Mickelson bought Dean Foods stock for the first time after Walters "told Mic...

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  • GST crosses last hurdle; Bill gets passed in Rajya Sabha
GST crosses last hurdle; Bill gets passed in Rajya Sabha

He also questioned whether the "delivery" would be effective under the new regime since adequate infrastructure is not in place. He said the small businessmen who commit offences in their business dealings should be given relaxation in the first year of the GST implementation.

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  • Corona maker Constellation's quarterly revenue rises 5.5 pct
Corona maker Constellation's quarterly revenue rises 5.5 pct

Propelled by strong growth in both beer and premium wine and spirits, Constellation Brands posted a 12% net sales increase to $7.3 billion in its fiscal year ended in February. A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. In related news, VP F Paul Hetterich purchased 752 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, Janu...

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  • Misbah announces retirement from Test cricket
Misbah announces retirement from Test cricket

Khan told the media in Lahore that the Test series in West Indies will be the last for Misbah. "I believe that if I put in more hard work, I will definitely get more rewards in worldwide cricket, " Shadab said. "I think I performed a lot better in this series than I have in the recent past but it doesn't mean that all of a sudden I am a world b...

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  • Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news
Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

The draft law still requires approval from parliament. The bill is a response to the onslaught of fake news that emerged during the United States 2016 presidential election. "We can not accept anymore that companies in Germany don't abide by the law", Maas told German TV channel ARD. The new legislation encountered criticism from Green Party ...

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  • Donald Trump signs repeal of broadband privacy rules
Donald Trump signs repeal of broadband privacy rules

President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. "We did not do it before the FCC's (Federal Communication Commission) rules were adopted, and we have no plans to do so". They say that it shows the influence of big money in politics, and ...

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  • Equal Pay Day Report Reveals Earning Challenges For Women In Tech
Equal Pay Day Report Reveals Earning Challenges For Women In Tech

Espaillat. A coalition of Democratic lawmakers is pushing for legislation they say will help close the wage gap between men and women in CT. Salary expectations followed the same pattern, with non-LGBT men asking for the most money and LGBTQ women asking for the least, showing a clear connection between the salaries candidates ask for and...

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  • Stock under Consideration: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
Stock under Consideration: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

The stock touched its high share price of $38.55 on Mar 6, 2017 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on Jun 27, 2016 as $27.34. has 2.14% invested in the company for 587,100 shares. Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company. If you are viewing this piece on another site, it was copied ...

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  • Scotland makes official request for second vote on independence from UK
Scotland makes official request for second vote on independence from UK

Nonetheless, Sturgeon announced that the Scottish government would seek to hold an independence ballot between autumn of 2018 and spring of 2019, before Britain had finalised its European Union withdrawal, according to the report. Mrs May has repeatedly said that "now is not the time" for a referendum and has ruled out any Scottish secession talk...

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  • Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses
Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

The one of the orders will focus on a major review of the reasons behind U.S. ever-growing deficit, as the other will address issues of related to antidumping and countervailing duties. Ross said the review would provide the administration with a clearer picture of who is abusing the system by engaging in unfair trade practices. Trump signs execu...

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  • USA targets North Korean agents in response to missile tests
USA targets North Korean agents in response to missile tests

The passage of the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act came eight days after the legislation was introduced. "This is a threat of both rhetoric and growing capability", he said, alluding to the North's recent progress in building nuclear bombs and developing an intercontinental ballistic missile to deliver such weapons to Unite...

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  • Donald Trump Lawmaker says White House wrong to withhold intelligence documents
Donald Trump Lawmaker says White House wrong to withhold intelligence documents

We're very proud of our ranking member Adam Schiff, who's done a remarkable job. Schiff also called on the White House to explain why it initially shared the documents with only Nunes, rather than all of the interested parties. "Michael Flynn, Gen. Flynn is a wonderful man", Trump said. Flynn, who was forced to resign as national security advis...

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  • Heavy snow, wintry mix marks April's arrival across parts of northeastern US
Heavy snow, wintry mix marks April's arrival across parts of northeastern US

Saturday . Main Impact: Travel may become hard with snow covered and snow packed roads. The Foothills could get up to a foot of snow from Friday night through Saturday morning until the early afternoon. But northern El Paso County won't be far behind. This March included the March 14-15 storm that officially dumped 17 inches at Albany...

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  • The Quietest Quarter for the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 51 Years
The Quietest Quarter for the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 51 Years

Nasdaq-100 futures were unchanged at 5,436. The Dow slid 65.27 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 20,663.22. The Nasdaq Composite Index decreased 2.61 points, or 0.04 percent, to 5,911.74. While the COMP added 1.5% in March, its 9.8% first-quarter gain made it the index's best quarter since 2013. Consumer sentiment hit 96.9 versus an expected read of ...

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  • Spain set to gain veto over Gibraltar's status in EU Brexit talks
Spain set to gain veto over Gibraltar's status in EU Brexit talks

It hands Spain, which has long held ambitions to reclaim sovereignty of the territory, significant power over Gibraltar's future. It says: "After the United Kingdom leaves the Union, no agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom may apply to the territory of Gibraltar without the agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the United K...

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  • Speaker shares Trump criticism of Freedom Caucus
Speaker shares Trump criticism of Freedom Caucus

A White House source says the president is sitting back, letting the Freedom Caucus and Tuesday Group work to see if they can find points of agreement before stepping back in. Rep. John Lewis earlier this year. What's their relationship like with Trump? "The Freedom Caucus is trying to change Washington", he said. Meadows, uncharacteristica...

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  • In Trump's White House drama, Priebus is favorite target
In Trump's White House drama, Priebus is favorite target

Deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh said Thursday she decided to make the move after the Trump-backed health care bill failed last week to amass enough support to clear the House. Her departure means the loss of a key Priebus ally at the White House as well as one of its highest-ranking women. Trump loyalists were reportedly not fans of the deputy, a...

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  • Davenport dealership hosts community Easter egg hunt
Davenport dealership hosts community Easter egg hunt

But have you hunted for eggs with your dog? Pre-registration is required. 860-628-5597. There's no limit one the number of eggs each kids can take, but Factor asked that parents allow the children to hunt for eggs rather than doing it themselves.

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