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U.K. GDP growth slows more than expected in first quarter

It is likely that some of this earlier expansion may have been borrowed from the first quarter, with consumers spending less in the beginning of 2017 because they had made so many purchases in 2016. "...

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Trump's tax reform could make him smarter

Trump's tax reform could make him smarter

It has evolved over the years and now impacts about 5 million households, a lot of them making between $200,000 and $1 million a year.In 2005, Trump himself paid $36.5 million in taxes, mostly becau...

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Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

California famously has high income tax rates, particularly for the wealthy. President Trump's plan, which did not include many details, could cut taxes for some middle and high-income families, p...

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West Ham fighting relegation fight until mathematically safe, says Bilic

West Ham fighting relegation fight until mathematically safe, says Bilic

Jack Butland marked his return to Premier League action at the bet365 Stadium with a clean sheet as West Ham were held to a 0-0 draw at Stoke City. Southgate, who missed the Manchester derby on Th...

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Trump Working On America-First Offshore Energy Strategy

Trump Working On America-First Offshore Energy Strategy

In brief remarks at the White House, Mr. Trump said the order - which is likely to result in new energy exploration in the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans, as well as in the Gulf of Mexico - wil...

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YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google

Google has boosted sales from its core advertising and YouTube business, while also investing in machine learning, hardware and cloud computing, under Pichai's leadership, reported CNN. The resulting ...

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President Vows Tax Plan Wednesday; Aides Surprised, Say Don't Expect Details

Trump is scheduled to unveil the broad outlines of a tax overhaul Wednesday that includes a massive cut in the corporate income tax, reducing the top rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. Trump calls...

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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

David Dao on United Airlines Flight 3411 demands a permanent response ", Schakowsky said in a news release. Not only was the company criticized for its removal of Dao, but also for barring teenage...

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President Trump Proposes Massive Corporate Tax Cut

President Trump Proposes Massive Corporate Tax Cut

The "plan" is more of an outline with the details to be filled in at a later date. That already has Republican lawmakers in states like New Jersey, which has high property taxes, voicing concern wit...

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President Trump, how will your tax plan spur economic growth?

The question, of course, is whether it can do all it promises, and whether it stands a chance of passing. White House officials already have said the top corporate tax rate would drop from 35 perc...

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Oil prices tumble on USA inventories data

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 0.8% at $51.25 a barrel. Earlier Wednesday, OPEC's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said that the cartel and...

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Raptors will need to play desperate to beat Cavaliers

The conversation pivoted. It was no longer about this edition of the Raptors being different; it was about it being the same. It's been sixteen years since the Bucks have won a first-round series. ...

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US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

Over the past year, the ECI has grown 2.4 percent, its quickest pace since 2008. American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello noted the report also showed there was a reduction in b...

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Trump's first 100 days on the global stage

Trump's first 100 days on the global stage

Yet President Barack Obama didn't leave office until Jan. 20, and economists generally credit hiring in January during a White House transition to the outgoing president. MORE: Ivanka Trump Booed in B...

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Local student reacts to contentious French presidential election

Local student reacts to contentious French presidential election

French President Francois Hollande called on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the presidential election, warning of risky consequences if far-right candidate Marine Le P...

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SpaceX set to launch US spy satellite on Sunday

SpaceX set to launch US spy satellite on Sunday

If SpaceX manages to land this rocket stage, it will be the fourth time the company has landed a Falcon 9 first stage back on land, and it's always a spectacular, alien looking sight. However, for t...

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Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus'

Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus'

One is an expected appeal of a lower-court ruling Tuesday against President Donald Trump's executive order threatening to pull funding from so-called sanctuary cities. So, are Trump and Priebus te...

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NFL Draft: Five, Possibly Six Sooners Expected to Go

It's the premium on quarterbacks, silly. It started with the Chicago Bears giving up third- and fourth-round picks to move up just one slot in order to select Trubisky second overall - and that set ...

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GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years

GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years

Real consumer spending rose just a meagre 0.3 percent after growing above 3 percent in the last three quarters. Inventories also made a negative contribution to first quarter growth. Nonetheless, the ...

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'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards

'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards

The film won the award for or best US narrative at the festival on Thursday, April 27, 2017. It also handed best worldwide narrative feature to Elina Psykou's " Son of Sofia " and best documentar...

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All night standoff with suspected cop killer

All night standoff with suspected cop killer

McQueen says one man got out of the auto and shot Ballard several times before running away. After shooting the trooper Wednesday afternoon, the 26-year-old Sealy had fled in a auto and holed up ins...

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Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live

Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live

Cleveland police said they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect, who recorded himself shooting another man and then posed the video on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Stephens said. He a...

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Follow the 2017 NFL Draft Live

The fans attending the draft at the Art Museum let out boos that could be heard on television when Cook's name was announced, but the applause was noticeable when the Eagles took Jones. Cam Newton ...

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Traders Attention Alert: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's (TSM)

See Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 20.21% of the company's stock. Advisors Preferred LLC purchased a new position in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Taiwan Semicon...

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Economic Growth Hit Three-Year Low During First Quarter

Economic Growth Hit Three-Year Low During First Quarter

But a Labor Department report also released Friday pointed in a different direction from GDP. The Federal Reserve projects United States growth will be about 2% for the next few years. A separat...

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Oil prices fall on expected surge in USA shale output

Gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, despite heavier refining activity. USA crude futures closed the day down 3.76 percent, trading at $50.44 per barrel and hoveri...

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Chamber hosts workshop as part of National Small Business Week

Chamber hosts workshop as part of National Small Business Week

For entrepreneurs like Oliver, becoming a franchise owner is one path to small business ownership. According to 2012 U.S. Census Bureau data, business with fewer than 20 workers make up more than 86...

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Global Oil Discoveries & Oil Projects Fall To Record Lows In 2016

Global Oil Discoveries & Oil Projects Fall To Record Lows In 2016

Meanwhile, the volume of conventional oil projects sanctioned were at the lowest level in more than 70 years, falling to 4.7bn barrels, or 30 per cent lower than the previous year. With global oil dem...

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Toyota recalls 250000 Tacoma pick up trucks

Toyota recalls 250000 Tacoma pick up trucks

The vehicles' rear differential - the piece that connects the truck's back two wheels - could leak oil. Toyota has announced a recall of 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickups . Toyota dealers wi...

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Trump's tax plan 'will be rejected and changed by Congress'

David Perdue of Georgia, told CNBC earlier the same day that he could not support the bill if it included a border adjustment tax over concern that it would raise costs for consumers. Claudia Te...

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Ford Motor Co. (F)

Ford Motor Co. (F)

The stock plunged -8.08 percent over the past quarter, while declined -0.78 percent over the past six months. Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its stake in shares of General ...

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Labour party to scrap Theresa May's Brexit plan if it wins election

Labour party to scrap Theresa May's Brexit plan if it wins election

Blair has always been a vocal critic of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership and has questioned the current Labour's leader ability to win an election on multiple occasions. Mrs May told ministers it was impo...

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Google reports 28% profit increase boosted by ad sales

Strong ad sales and growth of its cloud business drove a big increase in first fiscal quarter 2017 sales and profits for Alphabet, the parent company of Google. "Advertisers can be fickle and certainl...

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Ky. man forcibly removed from flight reaches settlement with United

His lawyer said he lost teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion. "We look forward to implementing the improvements we have announced, which will put our customers at the center of everyt...

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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) Earning Analysis for today

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) Earning Analysis for today

The biggest holder now is Dan O. Dinges who owns 2,706,470 shares (0.58% of those outstanding), whilst Scott C. Schroeder holds 1,385,953 (0.30% of shares outstanding) and Robert Kelley holds 617,500 ...

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