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Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Last week, Mary wrote about North Korea detaining a third American, and today we learn that they have detained a fourth American citizen. It was the second time within one month that North Korea has...

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China's crude oil imports ease in April from record level

China's crude oil imports ease in April from record level

Dollar-denominated imports rose at an annualized 11.9%, following a 20.3% gain the previous month. In local currency terms, export growth slowed from a 22.3% year-on-year clip in March to 13.4% in A...

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His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'

His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'

A statement from President Donald Trump is creating confusion about how much of your tax dollars will go to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. University of SC law professor Derek W. Black...

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USA unemployment hits 4.4%, lowest in a decade

USA unemployment hits 4.4%, lowest in a decade

The unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent in April, its lowest level in almost a decade. This jobs report bolsters that interpretation, with gains across industries - even in sectors such as re...

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Puerto Rico hit with lawsuits after litigation freeze ends

Puerto Rico hit with lawsuits after litigation freeze ends

Puerto Rico, whose government owes more than $70 billion in bond debt, also has almost $50 billion in pension liabilities as a effect of a more than decade-long recession. This is probably not an opti...

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Rs 2 crore bribe charge on Kejriwal — AAP crisis

Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas today came out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after sacked minister Kapil Mishra accused him of accepting Rs 2 crore "bribe" in ca...

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Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA): Noteworthy Price Swings

This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward. Stoneridge Investment Ptnrs Limited Liability invested 0.28% in Ascena Retail...

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Warren Buffett kicks off annual meeting

But, he said, "it is absolutely essential to America that we become more productive, and 3G was "very good at making a business productive with fewer people". On the methane emissions proposal from sh...

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Oil prices dive below US$47 a barrel

CRUDE CONCERNS: U.S. benchmark crude futures fell under the key $45 level after tumbling almost 5 percent during U.S. trading. This year has seen the oil price hold fairly stable above the $50 mark...

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North Korea Says It's Detained Another American Citizen

The U.S., South Korea and other states have accused North Korea of detaining foreigners for use as diplomatic bargaining chips. Trump has further spiked animosity by saying he isn't ruling out milit...

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Gulp: First-quarter GDP sinks to lowest in three years

GDP increased 0.7 percent in the first three months of the year as consumer spending and government expenditures tumbled to their lowest levels in years, the Commerce Department reported Friday, pre...

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Buffett downplays value clash between Berkshire, cost-cutting 3G

On 3G, with which Berkshire controls Kraft Heinz Co and tried to merge it with Unilever NV, Buffett acknowledged a dislike for the cost-cutting for which the Brazilian firm is known. Berkshire is the ...

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United States growth hits 3-year low in Trump's first quarter

United States growth hits 3-year low in Trump's first quarter

This was the biggest quarterly growth since December 2007 and slightly faster than the 0.5 percent growth in the last quarter of 2016. The Commerce Department said a more accurate estimate for t...

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North Korea: US, South Korean spies tried to kill Kim Jong Un

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on May 3 that Washington was working on more sanctions against North Korea if it takes steps that merit a new response. It can detect incoming North Ko...

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Always Dreaming Wins Derby

Always Dreaming Wins Derby

Another benefit of the win is getting a chance to celebrate with jockey John Velazquez, who had won his own Kentucky Derby in 2011 aboard Animal Kingdom. Got a nice position going to the wire. Iri...

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Theresa May tells Jean-Claude Juncker to mind his language

Mr Davis also backed Mrs May's response as he claimed the commission was "trying to bully the British people", adding on BBC One's Question Time: "The British people will not be bullied, and the Gov...

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Warren Buffett: Shares 'number one problem with mankind'

The legendary investor said costs for healthcare have exploded in the U.S. and are holding back business growth. At Berkshire's shareholder meeting Saturday, Buffett was asked about the challenges o...

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Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

Mr. Priebus, who has said he has self-diagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder, tried at first to restrict these interactions, often by keeping the president busy with ceremonial events like executiv...

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Trump unwinding Michelle Obama's school lunch program rules

Trump unwinding Michelle Obama's school lunch program rules

The changes are opposed by many health advocacy groups but backed by corporations that sell food to schools. President Trump's Agriculture Secretary, former Georgia Gov. "You can have the best m...

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Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) Valuation According To Analysts

A current consensus EPS projection for next fiscal year is observed at $6.07 and one month ago consensus EPS forecast was at $6.20. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has risen 16.21% since Septembe...

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Wells Fargo says agrees with Warren Buffett and is fixing its problems

Berkshire owns about 10 percent of Wells Fargo's stock, and Buffett's support of current management was a key factor in ensuring that the bank's entire board won re-election last month. company by mar...

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China's homegrown C919 passenger jet completes maiden flight

Built by state-owned aerospace manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), the plane represents almost a decade of effort in a government-mandated drive to reduce dependence on Euro...

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GST will make domestic companies more competitive: Adhia

GST will make domestic companies more competitive: Adhia

While the legislative assembly of Telangana passed the State GST Act on 9 April, Bihar assembly passed it on 24 April 2017, Rajasthan assembly on 26 April, Jharkhand assembly on 27 April, Chhattisgarh...

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Tillerson reaffirms US' continued ties with South-East Asia

Addressing State Department employees , Tillerson made clear that Washington's aim is the denuclearization of North Korea , threatening to impose secondary sanctions on entities and individuals th...

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Emmanuel Macron stresses national unity in victory speech

Emmanuel Macron stresses national unity in victory speech

The victory caps an extraordinary rise for the 39-year-old former investment banker, who will become the country's youngest-ever leader. Posters for both Macron and Le Pen were raised at the entranc...

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Lawmakers Didn't Pull Any Punches When Criticizing Airline Reps

Lawmakers Didn't Pull Any Punches When Criticizing Airline Reps

Complaints about airline treatment and the United debacle let House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R- Pa., to warn at the start: "This won't be a pleasant hearing". United, as well as...

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United Kingdom local elections have crushed any hope of changing course on Brexit

United Kingdom local elections have crushed any hope of changing course on Brexit

Referring to her Brexit challenges, she added: "The reality is that today, despite the evident will of the British people, we have bureaucrats in Europe who are questioning our resolve to get the righ...

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Lumber allegations 'baseless,' Trudeau tells Trump, as Canada prepares for trade war

Lumber allegations 'baseless,' Trudeau tells Trump, as Canada prepares for trade war

On Monday, the administration announced its decision to impose a 20 per cent tariff on lumber imports from Canada after claiming that it was unable to come to an agreement on the matter with the USA n...

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French election: What you need to know

French election: What you need to know

Following the results, Le Pen temporarily stepped aside from the leadership of the far-right National Front (FN) party in an attempt to reach out to a broader spectrum of voters. Pollsters are not all...

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Trump's first economic report: 4 things to know

The Bureau of Economic Analysis emphasized that the first-quarter advance estimate released on Friday is based on source data that are incomplete or subject to further revision by the source age...

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US Announces Sanctions On Syrian Scientists Over Chemical Attack

US Announces Sanctions On Syrian Scientists Over Chemical Attack

French Foreign Minister Jean Marc-Ayrault said the, "process of fabrication of the samples taken is typical of the method developed in Syrian laboratories". The samples matched those from an attack in...

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#BringBackOurGirls: 83 Chibok Students Released by Boko Haram

A Nigerian government official says that five Boko Haram commanders have been released in exchange for the 82 Chibok girls. Local sources say four jihadist prisoners were freed as part of the deal t...

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Winner Stocks thumping the stock market :AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 35.06. The shares are at this time trading 2.56% more than its SMA 50 and 9.67% top o...

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1st large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

That is, China will need 5,110 single aisle planes - like the C919 - through 2035. However, the jet likely faces a lengthy journey from first flight to commercial usage. "It shows China made a histo...

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'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

The first question he faced at the annual meeting was about the bank. Warren Buffett blames the fraud scandal at Wells Fargo on a case of misplaced incentives, compounded by the "huge, huge error" o...

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