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Beijing may offer concessions to avoid trade war with Washington

Beijing may offer concessions to avoid trade war with Washington

There was nothing in the 100 day plan solving this issue, but U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that he was impressed by and optimistic about the outcome of the meetings. China has reportedly ...

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Prince William and Prince Harry at Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

They fought courageously and with great ingenuity in winning the strategic high point of Vimy Ridge, though victory came at a heavy cost with more than 10,000 fallen and wounded. Kaleb Dubhan, 7, stoo...

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Toshiba aims to file results Tuesday, even if auditors don't sign off

Toshiba aims to file results Tuesday, even if auditors don't sign off

Financial regulators gave Toshiba more time to assess the impact of huge lossses at its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month. Toshiba has until T...

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Rising food prices hold inflation at 2.3%

Rising food prices hold inflation at 2.3%

Fuel pump prices were also dragging on CPI. Jonathan Athow, deputy national statistician at the ONS, said: "The costs of raw materials and the price of manufactured goods leaving factories were both...

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Marcato joins Engaged Capital to force defiant Rent-A-Center into sale

Speese, who was Rent-A-Center's CEO from October 2001 through January 2014, was named interim CEO in January this year, replacing Robert Davis. The stock had a trading volume of 1,527,038 shares. Reli...

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How often airlines involuntarily bump passengers (United isn't the worst)

Bridges at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, was taken from an aisle seat on a commercial airplane that appears to be preparing to take flight. Before long, an officer wrestles the man out from the seat and he is dr...

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Indian Army killed four persons near LoC

Indian Army killed four persons near LoC

Rebel groups in Indian Kashmir have for decades battled troops and police, demanding independence or a merger of the territory with Pakistan. At least eight people were killed and several injured. A...

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Man Forcibly Dragged From Overbooked United Flight

In the video you can see the man being pulled down the aisle on his back, pulled by his hands, as his shirt was pulled halfway up his torso. Other pictures taken at the same flight showed the man...

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Passenger dragged off overbooked United plane

Passenger dragged off overbooked United plane

Charles Hobart says the employees were justified in calling law enforcement because the flight was overbooked and couldn't leave for Louisville with too many passengers on board. As no-one offer...

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Nuclear specialist files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Angry over the delays and cost overruns, the owners of the nuclear plants filed claims against Westinghouse . For parent company Toshiba , the aim is to mitigate liabilities stemming from guarante...

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Alabama lawmakers open impeachment hearings against governor

Alabama lawmakers open impeachment hearings against governor

Cam Ward said. "It was a constant distraction, one that was never going to change, and it's time for us to get back to work". An emotional Bentley concluded by saying, "Thank you and goodbye and I l...

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Hedge fund cites Whole Foods for 'chronic underperformance'

Jana in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday said it acquired an 8.3% ownership stake in Whole Foods for approximately $721.2 million. "Going forward, Whole Foods Market will fo...

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National Hockey League stars express sadness - and a dare - over Olympics ban

A day after the National Hockey League announced its intention to forego participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby shared his disappointme...

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Truckers Swift, Knight set to merge

For his part, Moyes said he is delighted to find a quality partner like Knight, his crosstown rival for decades. The boards of both companies unanimously approved the deal, which values both compa...

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Man dragged from United Airlines plane in overbooked flight row

Man dragged from United Airlines plane in overbooked flight row

Kate Hanni, founder of Flyers Rights, a national consumer advocacy group, said: "Normally, bumping happens outside of the plane before passengers get on". There was no word on the condition of the man...

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LEADING OFF: Banner day at Wrigley Field; Verlander vs Sale

And even though Verlander was out of the game after seven, the Red Sox couldn't break through against Detroit pitching. and you had the sense a heartbreak ending was going to be in store for Sale ...

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Fellow pros glued to Garcia-Rose duel at Masters

Fellow pros glued to Garcia-Rose duel at Masters

He said that the defeat at the Masters for the second time following his second place in 2015, would continue to hurt, but he would now turn his attention to the three majors coming up later this year...

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Getting up to speed on the Wells Fargo sales scandal

Early Tuesday morning our time, Well Fargo , America's second largest bank, released as long awaited report on the fake customer accounts sales scam that burst into public view last September. Tryi...

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Trump administration pushes back deadline on border wall bids

However, there are new reports that the money to begin building the wall may not be there - at least not now. Democrats are threatening to block the bill funding federal agencies from April 29 to Se...

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US Congress votes to repeal Obama privacy protections

US Congress votes to repeal Obama privacy protections

We'd been holding out some hope that the House of Representatives would have our backs, but that's not the case. A vote to repeal internet privacy rules in the US has led to backlash from critic...

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Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes

Some members of Congress said it went too far, another faction said it didn't go far enough - and the legislation was quickly shelved, leaving the president with a free hand to continue. Sen. John McC...

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Oil prices rise on Saudi report about crude export cut

Oil prices rise on Saudi report about crude export cut

Oman, unlike Venezuela, isn't a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. But OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said he expected most of the glut to disappear in thr...

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Australia says changes to BHP Billiton corporate structure must fit national interest

Australia says changes to BHP Billiton corporate structure must fit national interest

Hedge fund manager Elliott Advisors said on Monday it had sent a letter to BHP Billiton directors outlining a plan to unlock value by scrapping the mining giant's dual-corporate structure, demergi...

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Toshiba approves Westinghouse bankruptcy filing

Westinghouse , whose nuclear reactors are used worldwide, is also leading construction of two reactors at the Vogtle power plant in Georgia that is owned by Southern Co. The losses would total $1 tril...

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Trump advisers: USA seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

Days ahead of President Xi's meeting with his USA counterpart, the former gave the indication that it would plan action against North Korea unilaterally if China did not cooperate with America. Inte...

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FinnCap Reaffirms

FinnCap Reaffirms "Corporate" Rating for Redcentric PLC (RCN)

Rightmove Plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:RMV had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "OUTPERFORM" this morning by analysts at Exane BNP Paribas. If you are accessing...

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ARU delays Super Rugby decision

ARU delays Super Rugby decision

Either the Western Force or the Melbourne Rebels will be booted into touch at the end of the current season. "It is important for me to clarify that the decision to remove a Super Rugby team from Aust...

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Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged restraint and a renewed push for peace in Syria, saying "there is no other way to solve the conflict than through a political solution". Think about that. R...

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United States seeks global support on Syria, but big questions remain

Not only because Mr. Trump was placing pressure on China to place pressure on its ally in North Korea... "The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequenc...

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G-7 Ministers Aiming to Press Russia to End Assad Support

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told reporters that Russia's reputation was being tarnished by its continued support of Assad and suggested, along with Canada , that sanctions could be tighte...

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Delta cancels 275 Saturday flights; long lines reported at Atlanta airport

The resulting backlash, planes and flight crews out of position for the next day, led to the flurry of cancellations. Flight delays continued on Friday at Atlanta Airport in the aftermath of Wednesd...

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Are You Sure You Meant to Open That Wells Fargo Account?

Are You Sure You Meant to Open That Wells Fargo Account?

Data from a NY media tracking firm showed Wells Fargo advertising expenditures increasing by 115 percent to $183.8 million in the first two months of 2016 compared to the year before. Stephen Sanger...

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Fed to focus on maintaining growth

Fed to focus on maintaining growth

The U.S. Treasuries traded flat Monday as investors wait to watch the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech scheduled to be held later in the day. "I think we have a healthy economy now, but it'...

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Trump, Saudi king discuss US strikes on Syria

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson canceled a planned trip to Russian Federation after he said developments in Syria changed the situation "fundamentally". It said the woman killed had fled to th...

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Delta cancelled nearly 3000 flights in the past week

The airline canceled more than 3,000 flights since the storms hit, including 275 flights Saturday morning. Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West called the severe weather "unprecedented" and ad...

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