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California drought is not over

Despite the end of the emergency, California will maintain several water restrictions of the past two years. "This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corner", said B...

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Airbnb host reportedly leaves guest stranded because of her race

Airbnb host reportedly leaves guest stranded because of her race

Suh complained to the host that she had confirmed the booking ahead of time, and asked for a reason for the sudden cancellation. It was then that the host adopted an explicitly insulting tone. "It's w...

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As infighting rises, White House says no staff shakeup looms

Bannon leans towards a more combative populist approach, while Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, has a more politically moderate style. "Steve has developed strong and important relationships with some...

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California governor declares end to drought emergency

California's drought ran from the 2012 to 2016 water years, with 2012 to 2015 being the state's driest years on record. "And we have to be concerned about the groundwater supply", which was taxed du...

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Chinese President Makes Pit Stop in Alaska on Return to China

Chinese President Makes Pit Stop in Alaska on Return to China

President Donald Trump in Florida, underscoring China's resource ambitions in the global far north. Jerry McCune is president of the United Fishermen of Alaska. 7th Avenue in Anchorage. Instead, h...

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The Fed isn't sure if Trump can deliver on his economic promises

The Fed isn't sure if Trump can deliver on his economic promises

The minutes said Fed officials agreed that if the economy continued to perform as expected that "a change in the committee's reinvestment policy would likely be appropriate later this year". Ryan said...

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China talks more about optics than substance

The two leaders also agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons program" and agreed to work together to resolve the issue "peacefully", Tillerson said. There was little evid...

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This Flip-Flop At Key Oil Meeting Adds To OPEC Confusion

ET), after falling as low as $50.06. "We are ready to support" an extension on the six-month deal, which took effect in January, Venezuela's Oil Minister Nelson Martinez told reporters on Sunday bef...

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Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close

Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close

The deal is needed to prevent a possible default as early as July when Athens owes about seven billion euros in debt repayments. "If no agreement is reached in this coming Friday's Eurogroup, we w...

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Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5%

Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5%

The construction industry had gained 59,000 jobs in February but added just 6,000 in March. USA job growth slowed sharply in March amid continued layoffs in the embattled retail sector, but a drop...

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Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

Along with that, a snowstorm that slammed into the Midwest and East Coast in mid-March likely curtailed job growth even more, said Jim O'Sullivan, an economist with High Frequency Economics. The numbe...

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2 girls blocked from United Airlines flight for wearing leggings

But a spokesperson for the airline said the girls were traveling under an employee travel pass that requires a specific dress code . "To our customers...your leggings are welcome!" it said an anoth...

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Trump presented with plan to place nukes in South Korea

The U.S. military carried out a missile strike Thursday evening on a Syrian airbase housing the aircraft that dropped the chemical weapons on innocent civilians in violation of worldwide restrictions....

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Government Launches New Gender Pay Gap Initiative

Black women are paid 37 percent less and Hispanic women are paid 46 percent less than men, according to census data compiled by the non-profit Lean-In. According to their data, New Jersey ranks dead l...

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Jobs Report: Economy Added Just 98000 Jobs in March, But Unemployment Fell

Jobs Report: Economy Added Just 98000 Jobs in March, But Unemployment Fell

Trump comes out of the gates much slower than promised. Meanwhile, online retailers, the big competitors to physical stores, gained 2,200 jobs. All together, reported the BLS, retail trade lost 30,0...

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USA vote paves way for sale of personal customer data

Supporters say federal laws and company policies will remain in place to protect consumer's personal information, but how much protection you have is now up for debate. "It does provide an opportunity...

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California Lawmakers Approve Gas Tax To Pay For $52 Billion Infrastructure Plan

The Senate stalled for hours, waiting for holdouts in the Assembly to get behind the bill , before reconvening at 5:30 p.m. for a debate and vote. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, to extend the Altamont Co...

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OPEC Deal Strengthens Crude Oil Prices

But he said the accord was working well and that participants were committed to 100 percent compliance. Russian Federation is moving ahead with its own reductions to curb a glut. "We still believe...

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Was Donald Trump's missile strike in Syria illegal?

The Syrian government has been widely blamed for the attack, although it insists rebel groups were responsible. United Kingdom: A spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May told reporter...

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Dogs bite 23 Valley postal workers in 2016

This information is provided to letter carriers on their delivery scanners, which also can send real-time updates if an unleashed dog is reported in a delivery area. In 2016, there were 60 reports of ...

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US, China to peacefully resolve N Korean nuclear threat

US, China to peacefully resolve N Korean nuclear threat

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the two sides agreed to speed up trade talks to help close a lopsided imbalance in China's favor, a common campaign-trail complaint of Trump's. "It was obviously a ...

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Short Interest in AK Steel Holding Co. (AKS) Decreases By 5.2%

Finally, FMR LLC purchased a new stake in AK Steel Holding during the fourth quarter valued at about $49,391,000. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of AK Steel Holding by 8.7% i...

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Govt exceeds FY17 tax collection target at Rs 17.10 lakh cr

Govt exceeds FY17 tax collection target at Rs 17.10 lakh cr

It is important to note that Centre had raised its tax target from Rs 16.25 lakh crore set in the Union Budget to Rs 16.97 lakh crore in revised estimates. "Total net tax revenue grows at 18 per cent ...

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Springfield Initiative Launched to Combat Gender Wage Gap

The visual read: "Women earn 82% the all time weekly paycheck of a man". Authorities estimate that Icelandic women get paid 7% less than their male counterparts. Sandberg's non-profit Lean In , ...

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Yogi gives himself a long rope with 'partial but huge' loan waiver

Yogi gives himself a long rope with 'partial but huge' loan waiver

In order to bring them back into the mainstream, their outstanding dues of Rs 5,630 crore have also been written off. The ministers said the cabinet also chose to raise by Rs 10 per quintal the mini...

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Keystone Pipeline Approval: 9 Things to Know Now

Keystone Pipeline Approval: 9 Things to Know Now

Keystone XL would carry up to 830,000 barrels a day from Alberta to Nebraska, where it would connect with the existing Keystone pipeline that flows to Gulf Coast refineries. Following Trump's win in ...

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Unite For Europe London March Sees Thousands Gather At Westminster

Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the EU. London's Metropolitan Police had announced via Twitter that more officers would be on duty for the...

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4-way tie atop the Masters leaderboard

In start contrast to the flashy 28-year-old Fowler is 57-year-old Couples, the 1992 green jacket victor who has been a perennial challenger at the Masters since becoming eligible for the Champions Tou...

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BJP to invite Yogi to Bihar, saffron forces feeling upbeat

BJP to invite Yogi to Bihar, saffron forces feeling upbeat

About the bhavan for Kailash Mansarovar yatra, he said it could be constructed in Noida or Ghaziabad. Adityanath's announcement came just hours after the lone Muslim minister in his cabinet, Mohsin ...

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Winter White House air strike photo has unorthodox lineup

Winter White House air strike photo has unorthodox lineup

American forces fired a barrage of 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat airbase in central Syria overnight - the first time the U.S. has carried out direct military action against President Bashar al-Assad's...

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NY Gov. Cuomo announces budget deal, 1 week late

That increase amounts to an extra $1.1 billion, including $700 million more for K-through-12 foundation aid. Members of the NY state Senate are mulling a possible resolution to the state's ongoing b...

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Oil jumps in knee-jerk reaction after US launches missile strikes at Syria

Crude oil prices rose sharply to one-month highs following the USA airstrike on Syria, although there was selling interest at highs with markets still wary over excess United States inventories. In be...

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US jobless claims dips in March

US jobless claims dips in March

Many economists expect hiring to fall back eventually to last year's pace or even lower as the unemployment rate declines and companies struggle to fill jobs. The metric, released April 5, was 29.6 pe...

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Departing 'O'Reilly Factor' Advertisers Now In Other Fox Shows

A new petition from SumOfUs, an global consumer watchdog, is calling Lexus , Claritin, Jenny Craig, and other Fox News advertisers to stop advertising with Fox News after reports surfaced...

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US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

Google, a federal contractor, is being accused of paying women significantly less than men - an allegation the company denied. If Google continues to withhold employment data, the department's lawye...

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