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Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

Before visiting the White House, Lavrov and Tillerson huddled to discuss the crises in Syria and Ukraine - talks qualified by the veteran Russian diplomat as "constructive". As it turns out, the mere ...

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Coach to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

Coach to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

U.S. premium accessories giant Coach has confirmed the acquisition of Kate Spade for a total transaction value of $2.4bn. On a conference call with analysts, Coach executives said Kate Spade w...

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India is a huge market for anyone to ignore: Warren Buffet

India is a huge market for anyone to ignore: Warren Buffet

Buffett is right that, for most of his stock-picking history, shareholders have likely been better off leaving their money in his care rather than siphoning the cash into their own accounts by way of ...

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Snap shares plunge 20pc as quarterly revenue misses estimates

Snap shares plunge 20pc as quarterly revenue misses estimates

March 2, 2017. During an earnings call with financial analysts Wednesday, the CEO said that despite what might look like troubling numbers, he's pleased with how the company is performing, noting that...

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Kushner Companies' Pitch To Chinese Investors Raises Conflict Of Interest Questions

She urged wealthy Chinese to buy stakes through the EB-5 visa program that offers USA residency in exchange for at least $500,000 investment in a United States business that must also create at least ...

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Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear sites

Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear sites

The state of Washington is taking legal action against the US government after a tunnel full of mixed radioactive and chemical waste collapsed at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the state Departmen...

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Forcible drug tests will 'demonise' job hunters

Forcible drug tests will 'demonise' job hunters

Anyone who tests positive will have their welfare quarantined, while those who fail a couple of times will be referred to medical professionals for assessment and treatment. "What we have seen tonight...

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Oil prices rise as Saudi Arabia may cut exports to Asia

Global benchmark Brent futures LCOc1 were up 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $48.92 a barrel at 0612 GMT. Analysts forecast usa crude stocks declined for a fifth week in a row, falling 1.8 million ba...

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Warren Buffet regrets missing out on Google and Amazon

Berkshire Hathaway has previously said it was willing to do share buybacks, but dividends would mark a huge change of heart from just a few years ago, when Buffett had opposed a shareholder proposal c...

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Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

The deal, which will need Department of Justice approval to close, calls for Sinclair to acquire Tribune in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $43.50 per share. Sinclair has been criticized for using its...

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Softbank gets Nexus' nod for selling Snapdeal to Flipkart

Softbank gets Nexus' nod for selling Snapdeal to Flipkart

The writedowns come amid reports that the firm is looking to sell an underperforming Snapdeal to its Indian-rival Flipkart for $1 billion - a fraction of its peak valuation of $6.5 billion. Disclo...

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China making progress on North Korea: Turnbull

It comes amid high tensions in the region. KCNA, which often carries shrill, bellicose threats against the United States, gave lengthy details about the alleged plot but said it could never be a...

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Snap CEO dismisses growth shortfall, scoffs at Facebook

Snap defines a daily active user (DAU) as a registered Snapchat user who opens the app at least once during a defined 24-hour period. Snap Inc . reported a massive loss and a continued slowdow...

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With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA - Not End It

With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA - Not End It

The total value of cross-border trade between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which include Canada and Mexico, in February 2017 grew 2.9 percent ...

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Airport chaos, flights canceled: Spirit Airlines apologizes

Airport chaos, flights canceled: Spirit Airlines apologizes

The three are charged with inciting a riot, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and trespassing. Three travelers were arrested late Monday as tempers flared and threats of bodily harm were hurled a...

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What C919 means to China jet industry and domestic airlines

Plenty of nations worry that China's state-owned enterprises don't have to worry about little things like making a profit, which is felt to give them an unfair advantage. Gu Bin, an aviation expert fr...

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Accused Serial Street Shooter Aaron Saucedo: "I'm innocent"

Police say they do not know what motivated Saucedo and that he did not have any connection to eight of the people who were killed. A Phoenix man accused in a string of nine murders attributed to t...

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Credit Suisse reiterated Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) as 'Outperform' With 4870 PT

CV Sciences, Inc.is a life science company. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Barclays Capital gave shares of Weir Group PLC a price target ...

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United Airlines Settles With Passenger Who Was Brutally Dragged Off Plane

United Airlines Settles With Passenger Who Was Brutally Dragged Off Plane

In an interview with the Associated Press published Thursday, United CEO Oscar Munoz acknowledged he "messed up" with his initial response to the incident. The airline has vowed to reduce, but not eli...

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Kohl's Q1 Profit Tops View, But Sales Miss

Kohl's Q1 Profit Tops View, But Sales Miss

For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report sales of $18.43 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $18.08 billion to $19.07 billion. The sale was disclosed in a filing...

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United Airlines, doctor dragged off flight settle lawsuit

United Airlines, doctor dragged off flight settle lawsuit

On April 9, fellow passengers took cellphone video of a bloody Dao being dragged off a flight at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. In addition, he has taken responsibility for what happened on Uni...

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Fed leaves rates unchanged but signals further hikes ahead

Job gains were described as "solid", as were the fundamentals underpinning the continued growth in consumer spending. BNZ estimated the chance of a June hike by the Fed has increased to 75 per cent ...

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Canada PM: Trump was prepared to exit NAFTA before chat

Canada PM: Trump was prepared to exit NAFTA before chat

Following his decision to not withdraw the United States from NAFTA this week, President Donald Trump described himself as both "a nationalist and a globalist", triggering chatter online about what ...

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United CEO Faces Tough Questions From Congress On Man Dragged Off Plane

United CEO Faces Tough Questions From Congress On Man Dragged Off Plane

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Committee on Transportation. Congressman Peter DeFazio, the top Democrat on the House committee holding Tuesday's hearing, said it was "way too early...

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Milwaukee Bucks: Playoff Impact On Milwaukee's Free Agents

Milwaukee Bucks: Playoff Impact On Milwaukee's Free Agents

But the Raptors snapped out of their stupor in the final few minutes, with DeMar DeRozan taking charge. Toronto grabbed a 3-2 lead in the series with a 118-93 win in Game 5 on Monday night. Catch t...

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Snap plunges after 1Q report

Snap now has 166 million users - a 36 percent increase from the same time previous year. J.P. Morgan expected Snap's first-quarter DAUs to grow to 169 million, while Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co...

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Kapil Mishra to file FIR against Arvind Kejriwal

Bhardwaj later told the media that he attacked Mishra because "he has betrayed the party". In a statement, CBI Spokesperson R K Gaur said the agency had received three complaints from Mishra, former W...

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United Airlines faces Congress

Congress warned United CEO Oscar Munoz that unless things change, the airline will feel the wrath of lawmakers. Panel members from both parties followed through, blasting United CEO Oscar Munoz ...

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All Blacks face South Africa, Italy, Africa

And there is every danger of history repeating itself after the draw staged at the Kyoto State Guest House pitched them alongside two more heavyweights in a brutal Pool C. "We've just got to find out ...

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House GOP blocks Dem efforts to protect consumer watchdog

House GOP blocks Dem efforts to protect consumer watchdog

Minority lawmakers accused the GOP of having amnesia about the factors that led to the 2008 financial meltdown. While Republicans consider Dodd-Frank an impediment to lending and economic growth, Demo...

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Decoding insights from Warren Buffett

Now, ET Now has decoded insights from Warren Buffett's views. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting where Buffett and his Vice Chairman Ch...

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Aetna to Exit All Obamacare Exchanges

Aetna to Exit All Obamacare Exchanges

The company also said publicly that it planned on "significantly reducing" its marketplace business, which has continued to lose money even though Aetna had already sharply cut its exchange footprin...

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Restaurant Group PLC's (RTN) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt

With 61,600 avg volume, 15 days are for OVERSTOCK.COM Incorporated (NASDAQ:OSTK)'s short sellers to cover OSTK's short positions. The SI to Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Incorporated's float is 14.38%. lo...

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Dollar steady with eyes on Fed for rate clues; kiwi firmer

In a statement released at the end of a two-day meeting, the Fed acknowledged that the recent soft United States economic data was transitory, and they maintained a wait and see approach. Investor...

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5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in MI

5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in MI

One of two vehicles involved in a Livingston County crash that killed five people and hospitalized three. Initial reports state the driver of a vehicle traveling south on Argentine Road failed to st...

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