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International Monetary Fund raises Portugal GDP growth projections to 1.7%

It was a rare upward revision to the growth forecast-the first in two years-which has been consistently disappointing. 'In Washington this week I will be talking to our worldwide partners about ho...

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United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing

The Chicago-based United Airlines airline is reviewing policies with regard to handling oversold flights to prevent similar incidents, and talking to some passengers and employees on how the airline c...

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While President Buhari praises Turkish referendum, European Union calls for transparent investigations

Ten members of the Supreme Election Board (YSK) decided against annulling the vote, while only one voted in favour, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. "The referendum is a sovereign affair ...

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United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for

United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for "higher-priority" traveler

To calm the backlash, United have announced all passengers onboard the express Flight 3411 will be compensated the total cost of their tickets. A log of the incident available to staff and obtaine...

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Delta Air Lines, Inc

Delta Air Lines, Inc

On Tuesday Cowen reiterated its target for shares of Delta Air Lines DAL as "Outperform" recommending a target price of 58 for investors; potentially meaning there is an increase of 30.81% from Del...

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Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

But analysts in South Korea told The Straits Times that North Korea would probably not risk escalating tensions while U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits South Korea and Japan this week to reaffir...

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Oil rises for eighth day on possible extension to Opec's supply cut

The Origination of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) announced this week that its plan to increase global oil prices is working, and the price per barrel is up to $56 from $42 this time previous ...

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Opec: Oil price recovery seen amid output cuts

Opec: Oil price recovery seen amid output cuts

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were up 27 cents at $55.16 a barrel at 1106 GMT, while USA crude futures CLc1 were up 20 cents at $52.61. It committed to pump no more than 10.058 million barrels a day, as O...

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`Disappointed` Hamilton apologises to Mercedes for Bahrain GP penalty

Hamilton will hand over to team-mate Valtteri Bottas for the second day of the test on Wednesday and switches his attention to the Russian Grand Prix at the end of the month, although tyres should h...

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Ronaldo at his best again in key moment of the season

The hat trick made him the first player to score 100 Champions League goals. The goalkeeper received a fracture to his left foot in extra-time of the 4-2 loss at the Bernabeu, which condemned the vi...

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USA says China, Germany must do more to reduce trade surpluses

USA says China, Germany must do more to reduce trade surpluses

Other countries on the list are Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Germany, and Switzerland. The Treasury also warned that it will scrutinize China's trade and currency practices very closely and called for fast...

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European Union calls on Turkey to investigate referendum fraud allegations

However, unlike President Buhari, the European Union has called on Turkish authorities to launch "transparent investigations" after global observers criticised the voting process during the recent ref...

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India examining consequences of Australia abolishing popular visa programme

Ms Wong also stated that there is already a strict English test as part of the citizenship test but added, "If English grammar is the test, there might be a few members of parliament that may struggle...

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Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

On Tuesday, President Trump traveled to Wisconsin where he signed an Executive Order that reinforces existing law to make certain federal dollars give priority to American-made goods. H-1B visas t...

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No One Will Be Fired For Dragging Incident: United Airlines

Munoz also again ticked off changes in United operations that have come in just the past several days, including a vow never to call for security officers to go on board an aircraft unless there is a ...

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United, Delta and American Airlines adjust overbooking policies

Dao, 69, of Elizabethtown, Ky., was one of four passengers picked to be bumped from a flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Ky.to make room for airline employees added to t...

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US Should Combat the Gender Wage Gap

US Should Combat the Gender Wage Gap

As Equal Pay Day is observed, it's another reminder that in the 21st century, some women across the country are still not getting paid the same wage as men. A survey of all faculty members - released...

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US crude oil stocks fall by 1.3 million barrels

As a dollar-denominated commodity, a cheaper buck tends to make oil more affordable for Global buyers. But even as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries works to slow the onrush of oil, ...

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The 13 MPs who voted against an early general election

May might not win the June election by a landslide, but she nearly certainly will add some bulk to her skinny parliamentary majority (the Conservatives have 330 seats out of 650). Speaking on BBC Radi...

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Dem rep mocks Trump over aircraft carrier

White House officials on Tuesday said that they had been relying on guidance from the US Department of Defense. Administration officials described to the Times what the newspaper called a "glitch-...

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Anger over passenger dragging has business flyers taking on United, airlines

He was asked if the company ever considered firing anyone, including management. Cellphone video of the event was viewed by millions and prompted a global public outcry and a stumbling response from...

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Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News

The 67-year-old longtime O'Reilly Factor host - who is now on a long-planned vacation in Italy and was seen shaking hands with the Pope in Vatican City on Wednesday - is leaving the network after ...

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How will the overhaul of H-1B visas affect businesses?

Trump said the executive order sends a "powerful signal to the world" that the United States will defend its workers, protect their jobs and revive the words "made in the USA". Trump made it clear...

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International Monetary Fund lowers 2016-17 growth forecast for Egypt to 3.5 percent

International Monetary Fund lowers 2016-17 growth forecast for Egypt to 3.5 percent

The fund's semi-annual World Economic Outlook report revised global growth up to 3.5 per cent for this year, one-tenth higher than the January forecast. "The post-World War II system of global econo...

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Nintendo Sold Close to a Million Switch Systems in March (NTDOY)

Either way, it's an impressive first month of sales for Nintendo's new console; whether the long-time Japanese game console maker can sustain that momentum is another question altogether. Nintendo att...

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Passenger dragged on United suffered concussion, broken nose, lawyer says

Passenger dragged on United suffered concussion, broken nose, lawyer says

The passenger dragged off the United plane in Chicago was forced to give up his seat not because of traditional overselling but because another kind of overbooking: A crew needed to commute for a fl...

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Senators prepare for big pushback from Bruins in Game 4

Miller, 24, played in 61 games during the regular season, scoring six goals and adding seven assists. Though the Senators pushed the pace and dominated a lot of play, goaltender Craig Anderson str...

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United executives take questions about dragging passenger

The problems were compounded by CEO Oscar Munoz's leaked email to staff in which he accused the passenger of being belligerent and disruptive, comments he was forced to try to walk back in a series of...

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Opec finally has an upper hand on USA shale

Opec finally has an upper hand on USA shale

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery slipped 41 cents to $52 a barrel at 11:30 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. "The soft U.S. CPI (consumer price index) on Friday will ease yields furt...

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USA to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

He again reiterated that with the Trump administration, "the era of strategic patience is over". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese leaders have begun talks expected to focus largely on tra...

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Trump Vows to Fix Wisconsin Dairy Situation

The fact is NAFTA has been a disaster for the United States - a complete and total disaster. The dairy sector and the wider agriculture industry are among the areas Trump targeted during a speech to...

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Fed survey finds moderate economic growth in spring

Fed survey finds moderate economic growth in spring

In some areas of the country, higher labor costs in early spring were restraining growth in some sectors, including the construction industry, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve. In ...

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FBR Bullish on Plug Power Inc (PLUG) Following Meeting with Management

FBR Bullish on Plug Power Inc (PLUG) Following Meeting with Management

Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Driscoll rates PLUG an Outperform with a $3.00 price target, which implies an upside of 34% from current levels. It represents a s...

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Analyst's keeping an Eye on: eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

Analyst's keeping an Eye on: eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 2.30 while current ratio for time period was 2.30. Sell-side analysts have also provided a consensus recommendation of 2.50 on ...

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Oil prices dip on bloated US market, mixed Saudi signals

Oil prices dip on bloated US market, mixed Saudi signals

OPEC ministers are scheduled to gather in Vienna on May 25 to discuss whether to extend the curbs. Last year's average barrel price was $42.84 per barrel, the report said, but this year the average ...

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