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Gold hits five-month high on rising geopolitical tensions

Gold hits five-month high on rising geopolitical tensions

Gold prices hit a five-month high on Monday (April 17) as the United States dollar weakened with investors taking refuge in safe-haven assets in the wake of rising geopolitical tensions over North Kor...

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Cannabis Act: Canada set to legalise marijuana to keep children 'safe'

In spite of many lawmaker's enthusiasm for the proposed law, Canada's nation-wide legalization of recreational cannabis could conflict with global drug treaties which still ban the substance. Tourists...

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Democrats hope for upset in Georgia special election

Eighteen candidates are running to replace former Republican Rep. Tom Price, who accepted President Donald Trump's offer to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Voters in...

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US oil climbs to five-week top on geopolitical tensions

US oil climbs to five-week top on geopolitical tensions

Crude oil climbed to a five-week high on Tuesday, with prices underpinned by tensions following a U.S. missile strike on Syria and a shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield. He also said the widening dis...

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Russian Federation and China Disapprove of U.S

Russian Federation and China Disapprove of U.S

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to...

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Trump talks tough on North Korea

Three Presidents, three failed attempts to solve the North Korean crisis. Appearing later with South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, the vice president pointed to Trump's recent military ac...

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Workers plug Alaska North Slope oil well that leaked gas

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation spokeswoman Candice Bressler says the well operated by BP Exploration Alaska Inc., a subsidiary of BP, was successfully controlled overnight. BP plc is ...

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Not guilty pleas entered for two accused men in BC polygamy trial

Not guilty pleas entered for two accused men in BC polygamy trial

Those charges stemmed from the removal of underage girls from Bountiful who were taken across the US border and married to men in polygamous communities in the States. FLDS members practice polygamy i...

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Wedbush Indicates Potential -2.87% Decrease In Shares Of Oracle Corporation

Wedbush Indicates Potential -2.87% Decrease In Shares Of Oracle Corporation

This is a boost from Oracle's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Oracle will post $2.63 earnings per share for the current year. On technical si...

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Missile strike punctuated Trump talks with China's Xi on North Korea

Missile strike punctuated Trump talks with China's Xi on North Korea

They then set off on a short sightseeing tour of Alaska's largest city. It is uncertain whether the meeting helped Trump and Xi to build a relationship of trust. Nevertheless, the meticulously orche...

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Stock markets rally as investors look to earnings amid geopolitical risks

This week is earnings season in the United States, and investors have high hopes - with Netflix, eBay, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America set to report this week. Credit Suisse also raised its price ...

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Nintendo Switch Sells 906000 Units In March 2017 For North America

Nintendo Co shares jumped as much as four percent after the company said its new Switch console is off to a record-setting pace in the USA since its March 3 debut. The NPD group has stated that Ni...

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Analyst's Indicator Review for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (MSTX)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. MEMBERS Trust Co raised its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp by 0.3% in the third quarter. The legal...

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Australia to abolish temporary work 457 Visa programme

Chief executive Tim Parker said in a statement that he hoped the new arrangements the government was making - following its announcement today that it would be abolishing 457 temporary work visas - ...

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United chief met Chinese officals over dragged passenger (601111, UAL)

There was "never consideration" of firing an employee over the incident, he said. United Airlines, City Of Chicago Will Keep Evidence Related To Passenger Dragging: Lawyers for Dr. "It's really too ...

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China's economy gains steam; 1Q growth fastest since 2015

Real estate investment in China remained robust in the first quarter from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, as the pace of new construction quickened, despite further government cooling ...

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Sensex rises 54 points on hopes of normal monsoon

Sensex rises 54 points on hopes of normal monsoon

PowerGrid took the top rank, climbing 4.35 per cent. Manufactured goods showed a cost decline as did fuel prices. Brokers said value-buying in select bluechips coupled with a mixed trend in other ...

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Restaurant group joins suit against Trump over business ties

Restaurant group joins suit against Trump over business ties

Trump is expected to respond by April 21, and had said the original lawsuit filed on January 23 had no merit. Restaurant Opportunities Centers United represents "over 25,000 restaurant workers, ...

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Why Morgan Stanley Earnings Shattered Estimates

Why Morgan Stanley Earnings Shattered Estimates

But with FICC revenue surging 122% year over year to $531 million, Morgan Stanley answered the call. Revenues rose 25.1% from a year ago to $9.74 billion, also easily topping analysts' view for $9...

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Turkish gov't and election board have staged a coup: CHP head

The opposition CHP party will present an appeal for the annulment of the referendum to the High Electoral Board (YSK) on Tuesday. "We have said this over and over in my speeches". In their petitions...

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Mallya's arrest not a feather in cap of Centre: Congress

He also said that Mallya's arrest today by Scotland Yard and his subsequent release on bail the same day shows it may not be easy to get him back here. At the end of hearing both sides, the ruling w...

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One in five United Kingdom firms were hit by cyber-attacks in 2016

One in five United Kingdom firms were hit by cyber-attacks in 2016

In spite of this, the BCC said only a quarter of businesses have cyber security accreditations in place, with smaller firms much less likely, at 10 per cent of sole traders, for example, than big busi...

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Kerry 'absolutely supportive' of Trump's Syria strike

Going forward, there remain no good solutions in Syria . The US and its allies are meanwhile, preparing to press for a United Nations resolution condemning the Assad regime for the use of chemical ...

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Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

During President Trump's visit, he promoted "buy American, hire American" policies. For now, Indian IT firms are trying to put on a fearless face publicly. Under the new order, the H-1B visa would n...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 won't have the Bixby voice assistant until this spring

When Samsung introduced Bixby last month, the company stated that its virtual assistant would only understand two languages - US English and Korean languages. This is why the delay in releasing ...

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Braves' Ender Inciarte does all the firsts at SunTrust Park

On the season, he has allowed six earned runs in 11 innings and it will be interesting to see if the Braves can ding him up in this spot. Julio Teheran wasn't almost as sharp as he had been whil...

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AB Foods profit up 36% as Primark sales beat view

AB Foods profit up 36% as Primark sales beat view

Shares of Primark rival Next Plc have slumped since 2015 and its profit in the 12 months through January 31 fell for the first time in eight years. Adjusted operating profit in the latter unit rose ...

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Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Australia scrapping the 457 visa programme comes as a new challenge to India's IT industry that was already facing pressure from the Donald Trump administration's attempts to overhaul H1B visas in t...

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Poonam Pandey claims Google banned her new app; downloads are happening nonetheless

Poonam Pandey claims Google banned her new app; downloads are happening nonetheless

The new layout wasn't showing up for me when I opened the Play Store, but as I said at the start of the article, I cleared data and that triggered the new look. When IANS reached Google for a commen...

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Isaiah Thomas expected to play Game 2, then return home to family

But the Celtics were once again gashed by Robin Lopez (18 points, eight rebounds), and basically watched as Dwyane Wade summoned his old playoff self with 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, in...

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Read out the Important Price Target Updates: General Electric Company's (GE)

Read out the Important Price Target Updates: General Electric Company's (GE)

El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE)'s stock had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued on Tuesday. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with ...

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Trump Forgets Hand Over Heart During National Anthem

That's down from the 35,000 people who attended past year. In addition, it is celebrated annually for 138 years, but in 2017, it seems that things didn't work out that well and some of you watching th...

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Sonu Nigam shaves head in response to azaan controversy

Sonu Nigam shaves head in response to azaan controversy

By the end of her long, and very detailed post, she makes it clear that while Sonu Nigam does have the right to put forward his opinions, but the "manner and tone" in which he said that was not correc...

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Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan

U.S. vice-president Mike Pence warned North Korea on Monday that recent United States strikes in Syria , one of Pyongyang's few close allies, and Afghanistan showed that the resolve of President Do...

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Rivals to challenge Recep Tayyip Erdogan's poll win

Rivals to challenge Recep Tayyip Erdogan's poll win

The statement did not say whether Trump had raised accusations of voting irregularities during the referendum. He has purged tens of thousands of Turks from their jobs, based largely on allegations ...

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