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Trump administration officially declines to label China currency manipulator

Trump has said some United States trading partners, particularly China, manipulated their currency but has since backed off that claim and acknowledged that China had not weakened the yuan to make its...

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Whitbread 'cautious' despite Premier Inn and Costa Coffee profits rise

Costa coffee-bar chain's sales during the period rose 10.7%. Costa Coffee's like-for-like United Kingdom sales growth slowed to 2% from 2.9% in the previous year, although total sales at the chain g...

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Wikipedia founder launching service to combat fake news

Wikipedia founder launching service to combat fake news

The internet entrepreneur has created Wikitribune , a news initiative which says it will see professional journalists and community contributors produce "fact-checked, global news stories". It is not...

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Toronto real estate summit could yield solutions for Vancouver's reheating housing market

The initial signs were that Toronto would not to go down that road. If legislation passes, the tax would be effective retroactively to April 21. "The non-resident speculation tax has nothing t...

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United CEO got $18.7 million in compensation

United CEO got $18.7 million in compensation

The decision comes on the heels of an incident - and an ensuing public relations disaster - in which a passenger was dragged, bloodied and screaming, off an aircraft after he refused to give up his se...

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Donald Trump targets Visa program, says hurts American workers

Donald Trump targets Visa program, says hurts American workers

Turning away highly skilled workers would reverse such appeal. Not yet, since there is no direct action to that effect in the order , but there is an invitation for reform proposals from USA agenci...

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Exxon Mobil requests sanctions waiver for Russian Federation projects

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon who signed the deal with Rosneft , would typically have to sign off on such a waiver. While at Exxon, he cultivated close ties with Rosneft a...

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Trump is starting to realize Congress won't fund his stupid wall

Trump again on Monday hammered its importance on Twitter , but stopped short of threatening a veto: "The Wall is a very important tool in stopping drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning ...

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The Coca-Cola Company's (KO)

The Coca-Cola Company's (KO)

To qualify for a dividend check, investors must have owned Coca-Cola Bottling shares prior to Wednesday, which is the last day the company's management will finalize its roster of shareholders to whom...

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Trump's tax plan could face a budget deficit challenge

These two factors are related because the Trump administration is counting on faster economic growth to produce additional tax revenues that could then close the deficit. A congressional tax plan back...

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Le Pen, Macron advance to runoff in France's presidential election

Macron "will have my vote", he said, adding that his victory was essential to the future of France and Europe. French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron , (center) leaves his Paris ...

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US Navy guided-missile sub calls in South Korea

President Trump has said that the USA has not ruled out a military strike to blunt North Korea's ambitions and he has been lobbying China to increase pressure on Kim Jong Un. Joseph Yun, the USA speci...

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LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

The deal would be accretive to LVMH earnings per share from the first year. The plan will allow the French luxury conglomerate LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy SE to take control of Christian Di...

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New 'Australian values' test planned for citizenship

The immigration minister said yesterday the 457 visa "brand" had been "tarnished beyond all repair" by the former Labor government allowing so many foreign workers entry into Australia. The test was h...

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United Airlines Stung by bad luck

United Airlines Stung by bad luck

United Airlines had issued a new policy change that would require its staff to check into flights one hour before departure, local media reported on Saturday. A United Airlines aircraft passes by a Co...

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O'Reilly is out at Fox News amid sexual harassment accusations

Fox News is parting ways with Bill O'Reilly, who for years stood as one of cable news' most popular hosts. Fox News parent 21st Century Fox announced in a statement earlier on Wednesday that it ...

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Lessons We Learned From United Airlines

Lessons We Learned From United Airlines

Due to which his nose was broken and he lost a couple of teeth. In a video posted on Facebook on Friday by a bystander aboard the American Airlines flight, the woman is seen in tears and holding a y...

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Fox Uses Trump Access Hollywood Tape In Workplace Harassment Seminars

Fox Uses Trump Access Hollywood Tape In Workplace Harassment Seminars

Baldwin's O'Reilly asked before moving on to another female colleague, Malia Zimmerman (Cecily Strong). Many companies that advertise on The O'Reilly Factor have seen intense pressure on social medi...

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Flight attendant 'nearly hit baby' as he snatched pushchair on plane

Flight attendant 'nearly hit baby' as he snatched pushchair on plane

Morgan said that one of the flight attendants had told the woman permission to look find a storage spot for the stroller, however if it did not fit, she would have to check it in. "What we see o...

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Mudslinging continues as BC election approaches halfway mark

The windfall came from the party's US headquarters and various locals representing mostly forest industry employees in B.C. ElectionsBC figures show the New Democrats accepted over $672,000 from the S...

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President Obama Delivers Speech At University Of Chicago

President Obama Delivers Speech At University Of Chicago

With a signature wisecrack, Obama sat down with the words: " So, what's been going on while I've been gone? ". Former US President Barack Obama (C) meets with youth leaders at the Logan Centre f...

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Ex-South Korean President formally charged in corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ousted President Park Geun-hye on multiple charges, including bribery, in the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for months. A n...

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Tillerson to chair special UNSC meeting on N. Korea

Pyongyang threatened Sunday to sink Trump's armada, a U.S. Navy carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson moving into waters off Korea. Under the watch of Kim, North Korea has been aggressive...

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Man dragged from United Airlines launches legal action

Man dragged from United Airlines launches legal action

Also Wednesday, a Chicago alderman said representatives from United and the city's Aviation Department have been summoned before a city council committee to answer questions about the confrontatio...

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Britain's Farage: Don't underestimate Le Pen in French race

Le Pen offers an alternative for anyone skeptical of the European Union and France's role in it, said Louis Aliot, another National Front vice president. "That was disdainful towards the French people...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May on course for sweeping election win

British Prime Minister Theresa May on course for sweeping election win

A key pledge in the 2015 election manifesto of the Conservative Party then led by David Cameron was to hold a plebiscite on the United Kingdom's membership in the EU. She is also looking to capitalise...

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International Monetary Fund raises forecast for global economic growth

International Monetary Fund raises forecast for global economic growth

The U.K.is anticipated to grow 2 percent this year, instead of 1.5 percent. "With persistent structural problems-such as low productivity growth and high-income inequality pressures for inward-looki...

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Crude Oil Prices Recover From Sharp Losses, Supply Concerns Persist

Crude Oil Prices Recover From Sharp Losses, Supply Concerns Persist

May output is expected to rise by 123,000 barrels per day to 5.19 million bpd, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's drilling productivity report . At this pace, the crude pro...

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Tory government would launch preemptive nuclear strike, defense secretary says

We would then look at the situation at that time", he told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show. Having repeatedly denied that she would call an election, May is now also poised to announce a raft of policy p...

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Netflix Growth Slows Due To Content Delays

Netflix Growth Slows Due To Content Delays

Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. Netflix is about to hit 100 million subscribers for the first time, hitting a major milestone that underscores how much its video streaming service ...

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United Airlines: Will make customer satisfaction now a priority

According to the filing, Munoz asked for his employment agreement to be amended insofar as his future appointment as chairman of the board of directors is concerned, "leaving future determinations rel...

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Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series

Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series

They forced 21 turnovers. Monroe was coming in earlier in the series when Valanciunas was already sucking wind having chased the more fleet Thon Maker up and down the court for six or seven minutes....

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Stock markets rally with Emmanuel Macron in lead to be French president

Stock markets rally with Emmanuel Macron in lead to be French president

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has shocked France by announcing she is stepping down as leader of her party. Police on Monday said they had arrested more than 100 people after elec...

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Kathleen Wynne's Housing Plan Will Create Slums and Won't Solve Affordability Issues

On the supply side, the government will be creating a new Housing Supply Team to help identify and address barriers in the construction of new homes. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calli...

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Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

It is now clear that this country is being subjected to a deeply secretive presidency, one that believes the public is not worthy of knowing even a bare minimum about their activities and conflicts of...

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