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DISH Network Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

DISH Network Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Check back later for our full write up on this DISH Network earnings report later! First Trust Advisors LP now owns 191,501 shares of the company's stock worth $10,490,000 after buying an addition...

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President Trump Vows Continued Fight for Freedom

The full sentence stipulates that "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state , the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed". Trump also used th...

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Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Reports 29% Increase in Profit

Alphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said during the earnings call that "YouTube revenues continue to grow at a significant rate", dispelling concerns about the possible impact of an advertis...

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21st Century Fox in talks to buy television station group Tribune Media

21st Century Fox in talks to buy television station group Tribune Media

Blackstone could not be reached for comment. The two would reportedly form a joint venture for the deal, with Blackstone's cash and Fox's owned-and-operated stations. The bid would mark an offe...

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Facebook F8, day 1: Facebook goes all in on AR and VR

Facebook highlighted that at F8 with a focus on Facebook Spaces , which is a new VR app where users can get together in an interactive virtual environment. To create an avatar, Facebook pulls a pi...

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5 reasons Trump is cheesed off about Canada

5 reasons Trump is cheesed off about Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) walks down the West Wing colonnade with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington February 13, 2017. Trump's ratcheted-up rhetoric and ac...

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Le Pen sees French presidential vote 'surprise'

Le Pen sees French presidential vote 'surprise'

France must reject Le Pen, again. "Faced with the risks that a Le Pen victory could bring about, hiding or taking refuge in indifference will not work". Macron is campaigning on a centrist platform ...

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Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

Trump responded with a hand-written note thanking Brown for the "great letter" and saying, "I will never let our workers down". In the other way, I like them - a lot, both of them. "That's not somethi...

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Theresa May criticised over snap general elections

Theresa May criticised over snap general elections

With Mrs May needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election , with just 13 against. Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party...

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Go, Ajit, Go - Get The Government's Boot Off The Internet

Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai has not wavered on his stance that his Democratic predecessor erred when adopting net neutrality rules under the previous administration. Pai and Republican co...

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Trump's First GDP Report Highlights Lackluster Growth

Trump's First GDP Report Highlights Lackluster Growth

This "advance" estimate showed the US economy with its slowest growth since the first quarter of 2014. He said his program of tax cuts for individuals and businesses, deregulation and tougher enforcem...

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Increases AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Price Target to GBX 4500

Increases AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Price Target to GBX 4500

The firm's market capitalization is GBX 898.97 million. It manages its business geographically in two divisions: North America, which includes the United States and Canada, and worldwide, which includ...

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Trump wants South Korea to pay $1 billion for missile system

Trump wants South Korea to pay $1 billion for missile system

When asked if a new nuclear test by Pyongyang would lead to United States military action, Trump said: "I don't know". President Donald Trump said on Twitter, "North Korea disrespected the wishes of...

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Rashford 'deceived the referee' to win penalty

Rashford 'deceived the referee' to win penalty

Mourinho also lost Eric Bailly to injury against Swansea and could now face the prospect of guiding United through their game against Celta with no specialist central defenders. That decision came a...

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UK government says Scottish Brexit proposal could disrupt trade

MOST voters north of the Border back independence, according to a Panelbase poll . "Only by backing Scottish Labour can voters send Nicola Sturgeon a message that they do not want a divisive second...

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Deal reached on funding government through Sept.

Deal reached on funding government through Sept.

The draft budget rejects President Donald Trump's much-vaunted border wall, while giving him $15 billion to boost military spending and $1.5 billion for other border security measures, the aides who r...

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Trump tax cuts are not 'the biggest' ever

Chief executive officers are keeping their fingers crossed that the skeletal details offered up by President Donald Trump's administration Wednesday will turn into a concrete proposal to slash the cor...

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Oil prices up for 3rd straight week

Oil prices up for 3rd straight week

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 0.8% at $51.25 a barrel. Opec exempted Nigeria and Libya previous year from cutting production, due to their inte...

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Alphabet (GOOGL) Rallies on Q1 Earnings Beat, Solid Ad Sales

Chief financial officer Ruth Porat said: "Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017". "We clearly continue to benefit from our ongoing investments in product innovation and have gre...

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County Officials Brace for Potential Flooding - Watch in Effect Until Late Sunday

The flood stage at Toad Suck is 275 feet. The Pettis County Sheriff's Office issued a statement saying, " Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads". You should monitor later forecasts...

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Happy Birthday to The Queen: How the Queen is celebrating her birthday

This year, there will be a gun salute at London's Tower Bridge and at Hyde Park. She is Britain's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, having become queen on February 8, 1952. "I said this is yo...

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U.S. growth hits three-year low at start of 2017

U.S. growth hits three-year low at start of 2017

Cuts in government spending also had an impact on economic growth. University of MI economist Justin Wolfers on Twitter concurred with the White House's assessment that first-quarter GDP quarter is ...

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Oil falls after failed North Korean missile test, U.S. rig count gains

Gasoline inventories rose 1.54 million barrels last week, surprising analysts surveyed by Bloomberg who projected the Energy Information Administration data would show a 2-million-barrel decline...

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Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK

Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has signalled its MPs will abstain in the vote and Labour and the Liberal Democrats , while accusing May of political opportunism, have welcomed the prospect of an...

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Alphabet reports $24.7 Billion in revenue in quarter ended March 31st

The bulk of revenues for Other Bets came way Nest, Verily and Google Fiber, Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, said on Thursday's earnings call. The internet giant reported $24.75 billion in ...

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United States economy growth slows strongly in first quarter, 0.7%

United States economy growth slows strongly in first quarter, 0.7%

And new strength in the global economy pushed up demand for US exports, which grew at an annual rate of 5.8%. Changes in private inventories subtracted 0.93 percentage points from the growth in the ...

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First Quarter GDP Weak

First Quarter GDP Weak

More important, household finances are in the best shape in years amid record stock market gains, a strong labor market and gradually rising wages. Here's how seasonality works: we know that consume...

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Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you

Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you

Turnbull called Australia "the most successful multicultural nation in the world" but said it was time to focus on skilled workers and promote the hiring of Australians over cheap foreign labor. Appli...

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What Trump's Tax Plan Proposes and Who It Will Benefit Most

The plan calls for doubling the standard deduction that people can claim on their income tax returns, which would lower tax bills for some taxpayers and lead to a much simpler tax filing process f...

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Trump signs executive actions to review tax regulations, roll back Dodd-Frank

But he faces an enormous fight among clashing vested interests as Congress tries to rewrite the tax code. The second executive order instructs Mnuchin to review "the damaging Dodd-Frank regulations"...

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Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting

Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting

There have been positive signals that the oil exporters would support the Saudi proposal, Zanganeh said . "We see a risk for a weaker oil price towards the end of the year ... will eventually facil...

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GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017

Preliminary data showed GDP increased only 0.7 percent in the first three months of the year, down sharply from the 2.1 percent expansion seen in the fourth quarter of 2016. However, many economists...

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Crude stockpiles fall again

Distillate stocks reached their lowest levels since November 2015, the EIA said. "Total motor gasoline inventories increased by 1.5 million barrels last week, and are near the upper limit of the avera...

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Shares in Time Fold on Sale Plans

Shares in Time Fold on Sale Plans

On the revenue side, this includes a focus on digital audiences and revenues, particularly in branded content and video; brand extensions, including TV, OTT, events and licensing agreements; as well a...

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Frugal U.S. consumers seen holding back first-quarter GDP

Consumer sentiment about the USA economy remained high in April, even as the Commerce Department said US economic output increased at the slowest pace in three years. Instead, they say that in our c...

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