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International Probe Launched into Swiss Bank Clients

International Probe Launched into Swiss Bank Clients

The Dutch are "investigating dozens of people who are suspected of tax fraud and money laundering", the prosecutors said, adding that suspects had deposited money in a Swiss bank without disclosing th...

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Burberry has licenced its beauty business to USA group Coty

Burberry has licenced its beauty business to USA group Coty

The move to bring in Coty comes after a successful repositioning and "elevation" of the Burberry Beauty business over the last four years under direct ownership, launching fragrances My Burberry ...

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Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings

Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings

Thanks to victories over Uruguay and Paraguay in the South American qualifiers for World Cup 2018, Brazil now claims the number one position in the Federation Internationale de Football Association ra...

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Northern Virginia Weather: Latest on damaging storms Thursday

Northern Virginia Weather: Latest on damaging storms Thursday

The National Weather Service will conduct a storm survey to determine whether a tornado caused the damage and to determine the tornado's rating. Heavy rain began falling before daybreak in parts of ...

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BP CEO pay cut by €7.5m after shareholder backlash

BP CEO pay cut by €7.5m after shareholder backlash

The cuts come after around 60 per cent of shareholders opposed BP's pay policy at last year's annual general meeting. The pay cut follows last year's shareholder revolt when nearly 60 per cent of BP...

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TSX rises as mining, energy stocks advance

TSX rises as mining, energy stocks advance

US stocks rose on Wednesday after solid private employment data underscored the strength of the economy, boosting financial stocks and helping calm investor jitters over President Donald Trump's abili...

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Oil hits one-month high near $55 on tighter supplies

Crude oil futures were higher Wednesday morning after an industry report showed USA oil inventories finally began to decline from record levels. A rule of thumb holds that every percentage point rise ...

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'Status quo on repo rate will be a dampener for real estate'

'Status quo on repo rate will be a dampener for real estate'

Several indicators point to modest improvement in microeconomic outlook however the upside risk to inflation arises from one-off effect of Goods and Services Tax, the RBI added. RBI indicated that it ...

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Keuchel, Correa lead Astros over Mariners 3-0

Keuchel, Correa lead Astros over Mariners 3-0

I was irrationally irked by Seattle's challenge of Altuve's "infield hit" in the bottom of the first. On Tuesday night against the Mariners it paid off when he got his first hit with the Astros...

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Liberal Newspapers Agree: Democrats, Don't Toss the Filibuster for the Nuclear Option

Liberal Newspapers Agree: Democrats, Don't Toss the Filibuster for the Nuclear Option

Republicans, however, are calling for changes to be made to this rule as well. John McCain (R-Ariz.), one of the staunchest defenders of Senate rules, hammered on Wednesday his party's plans to ch...

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Trump signs resolution repealing internet privacy protections

Trump's adviser, Marc Short, told reporters during an on-record briefing Wednesday that "we were content right now on pulling back" on the previous FCC's privacy rules. This is something that happen...

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Lok Sabha Takes Up GST Bills For Debate

Lok Sabha Takes Up GST Bills For Debate

The focus will now shift to the "classification" or "fitment" exercise ~ a comprehensive list specifying the tax rate that each good and service will attract. The Centre will levy the central GST and ...

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BJP workers protest outside Chenani-Nashri tunnel

BJP workers protest outside Chenani-Nashri tunnel

He said that by developing J&K, those living in PoK will be able to see the meaning of development. Security was tightened across the state ahead of Modi's visit. Modi reminded the stone-pelters of ...

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Allegations of EVM tampering 'far from truth': Ananth Kumar

Allegations of EVM tampering 'far from truth': Ananth Kumar

Congress leader Digivijay Singh started the debate. Launching an attack on chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Prakash said, "The state government and chief minister should explain why after EC tran...

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South Africa unions call for Zuma's resignation

South Africa unions call for Zuma's resignation

His sacking of Gordhan and other cabinet members who opposed him has threatened to split the African National Congress (ANC) that has governed since the end of apartheid. South African President Jacob...

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AAP govt abused power for official homes, appointments: Shunglu panel

AAP govt abused power for official homes, appointments: Shunglu panel

Jung, who as the Centre's representative had a bitter tussle with Kejriwal and his Government throughout his tenure as Lieutenant Governor, had set up the committee in August a year ago under VK Shang...

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Crude Oil Prices Recover Ground, WTI Finds Support Near Key Level

USA stocks opened flat on Monday, the first trading day of the second quarter, with investors awaiting President Donald Trump's first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week. In tota...

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Shutdown In Kerala To Protest Manhandling Of Dead Student's Mother By Cops

Shutdown In Kerala To Protest Manhandling Of Dead Student's Mother By Cops

Even more horrifyingly, yesterday, Jishnu's mother, Mahija, and his uncle, Sreejith, were beaten, kicked and dragged by Thiruvananthapuram police for staging a demonstration against the lack of sati...

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Uber's self-driving cars back on road after crash in Arizona

Photographs of the crash showed that a auto in the background had dents and smashed windows. The back seat was empty. Uber grounded all of its self-driving cars following the Tempe incident. "We l...

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Obama-era online privacy rule overturned by Congress

But broadband providers said the rule favoured certain companies. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told Campus Technology that a majority of Americans want the privacy provision in place to...

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Unilever to Buy Back $5.3 Billion of Stock, Divest Spreads

Unilever to Buy Back $5.3 Billion of Stock, Divest Spreads

Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman says in a statement that he is confident the changes "will accelerate the transformation of Unilever and the delivery of sustainable shareholder value over the lo...

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches and gets recovered for the second time

The used Falcon 9 rocket took off on a satellite delivery mission from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. He described it as an "incredible milestone in the history of space" and predi...

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters: 'Bill O'Reilly Needs to Go to Jail'

The Times report was published online on Saturday - and O'Reilly has hosted two programs since the disclosures that numerous sexual harassment claims had been settled , including some within the ...

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South Korea: North Fires Missile Into Sea Off East Coast

While a full-on public spat over the yuan could be the worst case, signs of tension at the conclusion of the meeting could hurt overall risk appetite and would be particularly negative for "high-beta"...

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United States threatens unilateral action after Syria chemical attack

Do NOT attack Syria, fix United States of America", he wrote on September 5 of that year. "And when he didn't cross that line after making the threat, I think that set us back a long ways, not onl...

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Research Report For JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Research Report For JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Salem Capital Management Inc. now owns 18,218 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,213,000 after buying an additional 3,200 shares in the last quarter. The company also recen...

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Guess Which Airline You Can't Wear Leggings On?

One of the three was able to board because her mom gave her a dress, but the other two, believed to be young teenagers, had to change and catch the next flight. That rule says passengers may be deni...

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A look at every North Korean missile test this year

Tensions ran high amid speculation that the North may carry out a major provocation including an additional nuclear test in time for the Trump-Xi meetings scheduled for Thursday and Friday at the Unit...

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Sse Plc (SSE) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to Hold

Among 5 analysts covering Firestone Diamonds PLC (LON:FDI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. As per Wednesday, April 20, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt...

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In Iraq, Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, goes to base 10 miles from Mosul

The 36-year-old Jared Kushner and his first trip to the risky Iraq come at a critical time as Trump examines ways to accelerate a US-led coalition campaign that USA and Iraqi officials say has so fa...

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Spanish police stage raids targeting Assad family's assets

Spanish police stage raids targeting Assad family's assets

Spain's High Court said on Tuesday it has confiscated millions of euros worth of property owned by an uncle of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his associates as part of a probe into alleged mon...

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Google is backing Indigo, a new undersea cable between Asia and Australia

These technology firms have entered into an agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to build a new worldwide subsea cable system. Called Indigo, the subsea cable will span 9,000km, connectin...

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Pepsi pulls widely mocked ad, apologizes to Kendall Jenner

Pepsi pulls widely mocked ad, apologizes to Kendall Jenner

One person said: "Their new ad campaign is Kendall Jenner showing up at a BLM protest and handing a police officer a Pepsi and suddenly he's happy". Some said the final scene evoked an image from...

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Liberals release $28.5 billion deficit budget

Liberals release $28.5 billion deficit budget

Critics have complained the bank is part of a privatization push by the Liberals that will increase infrastructure costs while lining the pockets of big business. Not so long ago, the conventional wis...

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Border wall bids include tourist attraction, solar panels

But he said separation would not be routine. One Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee welcomed Kelly's statement. Walls, he said, will probably be most effective where they can deflect migr...

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