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All options on table: US warns North Korea after missile launch

The two countries have come a long way, with two-way trade of goods surging 207-fold from 1979 to 519.6 billion USA dollars in 2016. China has remained largely sanguine ahead of the summit, with V...

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United States comment terse on latest North Korea missile

Energy-related shares also offered some support to investors as oil prices rose on Tuesday thanks to an unplanned production outage in the North Sea and growing concerns about diminishing USA oil stoc...

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SoftBank Readies Snapdeal for Sale, Looks to Buy Kalaari, Nexus Stakes

SoftBank Readies Snapdeal for Sale, Looks to Buy Kalaari, Nexus Stakes

The proposed sale could see SoftBank pick up a 20% stake in India's largest commerce company for about $1.5 billion, in the process buying out $500 million to $1 billion worth of Tiger Global's holdin...

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Death toll from Syria chemical attack raises to 75

Death toll from Syria chemical attack raises to 75

Yet there were no indications Trump had a plan to prevent future atrocities that was any different from Obama's. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters that President Donald Trump was "e...

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RBI monetary policy: MPC meeting begins, change in interest rates unlikely

RBI monetary policy: MPC meeting begins, change in interest rates unlikely

The repo rate is at 6.25 per cent now, while the RBI has changed its stance to "neutral" from "accommodative", indicating pause in a rate-cutting cycle. As such, Standing Deposit Facility (SDF) may be...

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BHP declares force majeure on Australian coal exports after cyclone damage

BHP declares force majeure on Australian coal exports after cyclone damage

BHP Billiton, the world's largest miner, has declared "force majeure" at its coal mines in Australia's Bowen Basin after a cyclone damaged railway lines. The Insurance Council of Australia has declare...

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Payless ShoeSource Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Will Close Nearly 400 Stores

The latest chain to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and announce store closings, is Payless ShoeSource. Employees, it added, would be offered positions at nearby stores if they are available. Payless sa...

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What's driving Toronto house prices through the roof? Experts weigh in

What's driving Toronto house prices through the roof? Experts weigh in

The soaring prices and limited supply are sparking debate among decision makers on how to ensure there is enough affordable housing while trying to avoid a market crash. "I think they're both on the t...

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Gibraltar criticises Madrid after Spanish naval vessel incursion

Gibraltar criticises Madrid after Spanish naval vessel incursion

Spanish government officials have been emphasizing their full support for the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, and insist that there are not - and won't be - any bilateral talks between M...

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White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill

Vice President Mike Pence and administration officials met on Capitol Hill for two hours with lawmakers from the moderate "Tuesday Group", the conservative Republican Study Committee, and the House Fr...

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Islamic State spokesperson insults Trump

The leader of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, may have fled the group's final embattled stronghold of Mosul in Iraq using a series of coordinated suicide bombings. "Shells were falling ...

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Don't politicise Ram Navami, says Mamata Banerjee

Don't politicise Ram Navami, says Mamata Banerjee

The RSS-backed Ram Navami rallies were held on such a scale close on the heels of RSS' Coimbatore resolution last month in which it had expressed concern over the "growing Jehadi activities and declin...

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US Market Indexes Gain on Wednesday

US Market Indexes Gain on Wednesday

The Dow Jones sunk 45.74 (-0.22 percent) to finish at 20,550.98 for its eighth day of losses. Tuesday's gains follow declines last week as investors fretted over Trump's ability to enact his agenda ...

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White House works to revive health care bill

The momentum to do something, however, brings about the same angst that came with the negotiations the first time around. "There is no doubt that Obamacare as a system is not working very well, but no...

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Walgreens reports surprise drop in quarterly sales

Walgreens reports surprise drop in quarterly sales

Excluding currency effects, revenues would have gained 0.9%, the company noted. Second-quarter revenue from its worldwide pharmacy arm, of which Boots is the biggest division, fell by 14.5pc to $3.1bn...

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Severe weather threat leads to early school dismissals

Heavy rain from the Atlanta area will make its way into Charlotte around noon. The NWS issued warnings , watches and advisories related to floods and winds in east Kansas, southwest Missouri, e...

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Driverless shuttle bus to be tested by public in London

Driverless shuttle bus to be tested by public in London

The aim of the trial is to gauge how the technology functions alongside people in a natural environment. London's driverless shuttle was developed by Oxbotica, Heathrow Enterprises and Westfield S...

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Between The Numbers: Celgene Corporation (CELG), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)

Between The Numbers: Celgene Corporation (CELG), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)

The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . Acadia Realty Trust has a one year low of $29.23 and a one year high of $38.01. TheStreet raised Vor...

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Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power

Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power

Shares outstanding are recorded as 193.84 million and total shares floated are 188.99 million. Here, 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 indicates a Strong Sell. At the movement VeriFone Systems, Inc. Ro...

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Monsanto posts better-than-expected jump in 2nd-qtr profit

The world's largest seed supplier said sales of corn seeds and traits rose 8 percent, while sales of soybean seeds and traits jumped 10.2 percent in the second quarter ended February 28, as farmers in...

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Cyclone Debbie leaves tens of thousands stranded

Cyclone Debbie leaves tens of thousands stranded

A journalist covering flooding from the massive storm, which continues to dump heavy rain on the east coast of Australia, was shocked to come across a dead bull shark that was apparently swept up in...

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What is the Senate's 'nuclear option'?

What is the Senate's 'nuclear option'?

McConnell has strongly indicated - but hasn't said outright - that he would change Senate rules so that Gorsuch can be confirmed with a simple majority in the 100-seat chamber. It was half past noon M...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Rejects Flynn's Request for Immunity

Senate Intelligence Committee Rejects Flynn's Request for Immunity

That information was subsequently included on an amended disclosure form, which the White House released on Saturday. Schiff, who has called for Nunes' recusal from the investigation because of his ...

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Kendall Jenner accused of 'mocking Black Lives Matter' movement in Pepsi advert

The 21-year-old was accused of "mocking" the Black Lives Matter movement and "appropriating the resistance" in the commercial, which seems to be inspired by a famous photo of a woman standing up to po...

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GST council to finalise rules for new tax regime today

He said the GST Council, comprising finance ministers at the Centre and states, had agreed to take a decision on bringing real estate within the ambit of the new tax regime within a year of its roll...

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Nivea pulls 'white is purity' advert after outcry

Nivea's Facebook page uses a geoblocker to redirect users to their country's specific brand channel. With the whole world debating about white supremacy, Nivea might not have realized that they had...

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It is partial relief for farmers: Rahul on UP loan waiver

Gandhi said the Centre should not discriminate amongst states and no politics should be played with farmers suffering across the country. He, however, cautioned the Central government against "discr...

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On Equal Pay Day, Maloney Calls for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act

The latest figures reveal a 20% difference in pay for men and women for similar work. To break it down for you, Whelan says white women make 83 cents on the dollar compared to men. Women also make a...

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Tesla Delivers 25000 EVs In Q1 2017, Model S Leads The Way

Since 2012, the company's share prices have risen from around $30 to their current position, knocking on the door of $300 per share. The company is pushing for an annual production rate of 500,000 car...

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Current Market Buzz: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

It dived, as 69 investors sold NVIDIA Corporation shares while 306 reduced holdings. Jennison Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of NVIDIA by 36.6% in the third quarter. On average, equ...

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What OPEC Really Thinks About Current Oil Prices

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 52 cents, at $51.55 per barrel. Surveys ahead of today's "Petroleum Status Report " has pinned the inventory decline at between 150,000 and 40...

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North Korea is increasingly a focus of US-China meeting

FILE - In this March 14, 2017 file photo, a U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise c...

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ISM US services activity index falls to lowest since October

ISM US services activity index falls to lowest since October

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of non-manufacturing activity fell to 55.2 from 57.6 in February which was the highest since October 2015. More broadly, data on US consumer ...

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Trump, Xi hold first summit with N

He has also demanded that Beijing do more to "solve" the North Korean problem - his biggest national security challenge - or he will act alone to deal with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. It...

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Sensex, Nifty rally to record highs; all eyes on RBI

Sensex, Nifty rally to record highs; all eyes on RBI

The BSE Sensex breached 30,000-mark and the NSE Nifty hit a lifetime high of 9,264.95 in the opening trade on sustained buying by retail investors amid increased foreign fund inflows and positive Asia...

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