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Centenary commemorations for Canadians who gave lives for peace in Europe

Canada lost 3,600 soldiers and had over 7,000 injured during the three-day battle. "Sharon and I are honoured to join the tens of thousands of people attending the commemorations today at Vimy in Fr...

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Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, Toronto mayor talk housing today

Homebuyers in Ontario, Canada will be required to provide more information about their place of residence and citizenship when acquiring property within the province from 24 April, reported CBC. "Ther...

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Silicon Valley's $400 juicer may be feeling the squeeze

Silicon Valley's $400 juicer may be feeling the squeeze

In these scenarios, we're able to protect our consumers in real-time. But this is Silicon Valley, so it's no ordinary juice machine. The money-back offer came from the company's CEO Jeff Dunn afte...

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WTI Oil Price Eases From Five-Week High

A survey of sentiment from S&P Global Platts finds there may be a build in US crude oil inventories of 125,000 barrels from last week, but a decline of 1.8 million barrels for gasoline. This theoretic...

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Oil prices fall on expected climb in United States production

A preliminary Reuters poll showed analysts expected data to show USA crude oil stocks fell in the week to April 14, building on a surprise decline the previous week. Their intraday low was $52.14,...

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Greece beats a key bailout target but faces hard choices

Greece beats a key bailout target but faces hard choices

Greek statistics office data showed on Friday that the country far exceeded its global lenders' budget demands, with a primary surplus of 3.9 percent of GDP a year ago. "It is more than eight times ab...

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Exxon Seeks OK to Resume Russian Oil Venture

Exxon Seeks OK to Resume Russian Oil Venture

In a letter sent April 10 to Mnuchin , a bipartisan group of six senators expressed concern over a November 30 loan deal, first reported by CBS News in March, that would allow Rosneft to claim at l...

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Mike Pence begins Indonesia visit focused on trade, security

Mike Pence begins Indonesia visit focused on trade, security

His campaign website still has a statement saying Trump was "calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is ...

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UK's May wins MPs' backing snap poll

The Conservatives now hold 330 of the 650 seats. "I hope the voters will deliver a tough message to Brexiteers", said British Socialist MEP David Martin. In addition, Brussels could hand Britain a...

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United CEO says David Dao debacle was 'a watershed moment'

The company is now conducting a review of its policies on overbooked flights - with details expected later this month. On the call, United Airline chief executive Oscar Munoz said he would have "fur...

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Opec bets on U.S. petrol demand to drive up summer oil prices

The Global benchmark for oil prices, Brent crude futures, climbed to their highest since March 7 at United States dollars 56.16 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were up...

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Paris Terror Attack Will 'Probably Help' Marine Le Pen in Election

And if Trump isn't actually supporting Le Pen, the White House should probably take this opportunity to dispute that characterization. Le Pen - who succeeded her father, the crypto-fascist Jean-Mari...

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Digging Up the Facts on New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ)

In addition, the company has an interest in a portfolio of consumer loans, including unsecured and homeowner loans. FBR & Co restated an outperform rating and issued a $17.50 target price on shares of...

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Japan says Pacific Rim pact offers best trade deals

Japan says Pacific Rim pact offers best trade deals

The government's trade policy rests on four main pillars: a TPP without the United States; the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; the Japan-U.S. The deal, that was estimated to be worth more...

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HSBC Reiterated Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) As 'Buy'

It has a 33.56 P/E ratio. It operates through two segments: Wood Group Engineering segment, which provides a range of engineering services, such as conceptual studies, engineering, project and constru...

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Suzuki returns to Seattle as member of 3000-hit club

Jarrod Dyson's one-out single moved Zunino to second, and both runners scored on Haniger's two-run double into the left-center gap for a 6-3 lead. Ichiro Suzuki has tallied 2,720 hits for the Marine...

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Switch is now the fastest-selling system in Nintendo's history

A research firm, the NPD Group , tracks the United States gaming industry suggested that the game company sold more of its popular games for the Switch than the units of hardware itself. Nintendo has...

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Labour eyes referendum on Brexit deal in 2017 manifesto

Mr Corbyn said "If I were Southern Rail or Philip Green I'd be anxious about a Labour government". "Because when we win it is the people, not the powerful, who win", he said. I don't play by their rul...

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Islamic State group claims Paris shooting, one police officer killed

Islamic State group claims Paris shooting, one police officer killed

Police said the shooter was a known terror suspect who had been convicted in 2005 of three counts of attempted murder - two of them against police officers. Here is what we now know about the shooting...

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United States crude oil stocks drop

U.S. crude inventories have touched record highs at both the U.S. storage hub of Cushing, Okla., and in the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent weeks, according to U.S. A rise in geopolitical tensions and poten...

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Why Investors remained confident on Nucor Corporation (NUE), WestRock Company (WRK)?

Why Investors remained confident on Nucor Corporation (NUE), WestRock Company (WRK)?

Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 174,037 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $10,889,495.09. If you are viewing this piece on anothe...

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Afghanistan: Death toll from MOAB attack revised to 92

Officially known as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon, the MOAB unleashes 11 tons of explosives. While the GBU-43 weighing almost 11 tons is the United States' largest conventional bom...

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Will a new foreign property buyer's tax cool Toronto's housing market?

Further, the approach to lowering Toronto's housing prices attempts to solve numerous issues without considering whether government measures, such as restrictive zoning or current rent controls, hav...

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Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

Trump vowed to move "very, very quickly" on negotiations with Canada, saying he would have a more detailed plan in coming weeks. It's unclear what specifics he was referring to. Trump's criticism ca...

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Is Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) a Buy After the Latest Volatility?

Is Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) a Buy After the Latest Volatility?

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.18 a share for the next quarter. (FCX)'s stock to Hold with the price target of $12. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community ...

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

It has underperformed by 7.25% the S&P500. At present, 1 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 87 funds opened positions while 340 raised stake...

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Turkey: Referendum fraud allegations to be investigated

Turkey: Referendum fraud allegations to be investigated

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region- Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) on Wednesday challenged the official results of the country's weekend referendum, and announced it will file a formal appea...

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No housing measures that could boost demand: Morneau

The only policy aimed at cooling demand for homes is the 15% Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST). Called Ontario's Fair Housing Plan , Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne said the plan has been in t...

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Trade in the Foreground of Pence Tour

Trade in the Foreground of Pence Tour

Pence told a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney that the deal would be subject to vetting, and that honoring it "doesn't mean that we admire the agreement"...

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Oil Falls to One-Week Low

At an energy conference in Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih hinted at the extensive behind-the-scenes negotiations among big oil producers ahead of the group's meetings schedu...

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United Airlines Escorts Doctor off Plane

United Airlines Escorts Doctor off Plane

United says that the change is designed so that the Dao incident will 'never happen again'. In an effort to save face, United announced last week that it would reimburse all the passengers on the ...

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BP Tries to Secure Leaking Oil and Natural Gas Well in Alaska

The total amount of oil spilled and whether the crude affected the snow-covered tundra nearby isn't yet clear, though authorities have expressed confidence the crude contamination is contained with a ...

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Can not stop Kohinoor from being auctioned in UK

Can not stop Kohinoor from being auctioned in UK

Chief Justice JS Khehar said that court can not demand a distant government not to hold auction the stuff. The petition was filed by NGO All India Human Rights and Social Justice Front, and Heritage...

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Which Analysts Are Watching Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)?

Which Analysts Are Watching Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)?

The most recent short interest data show 0.69% of the company's stock are short sold. They expect $1.00 earnings per share, down 5.66% or $0.06 from last year's $1.06 per share. Keating Inv Counselo...

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No measures that could boost demand for housing in Toronto: Morneau

Toronto would also be allowed to impose a tax on vacant homes and us surplus lands for affordable housing . The province promises to introduce legislation that would enable Toronto and other cities...

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