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Manohar Parrikar is the new Chief Minister of Goa | Resigns Defence Minister

Manohar Parrikar is the new Chief Minister of Goa | Resigns Defence Minister

The importance of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, Goa Forward Party and Independent MLAs (3), which won 3-3 seats in the state, has increased significantly. Along with the help of other parties BJP fo...

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Women protest as part of 'Day Without a Woman'

Women protest as part of 'Day Without a Woman'

A Day Without a Woman coincides with the International Women's Strike, which encourages women to refuse to work in protest "not just against Trump and his misogynist policies, but also against the con...

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Moneygram Stolen From Alibaba? Euronet Makes Higher Offer

Moneygram Stolen From Alibaba? Euronet Makes Higher Offer

Euronet's $1 billion offer is cash and also includes a promise to take on $940 million in MoneyGram debt, as does Ant's agreement. It was also 20% above where Money Gram's shares had been trading d...

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These Bizarre Topshop 'Mom' Jeans Have Shoppers Confused

These Bizarre Topshop 'Mom' Jeans Have Shoppers Confused

According to CNN , the $95 jeans, made by Topshop , feature clear plastic kneecap covers sewn into the fabric. If it's really hot out and your legs start to sweat, would the knee-windows betray you ...

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Germany must set exact climate goals soon after election - Merkel

Germany must set exact climate goals soon after election - Merkel

Snowstorms bearing down the USA east coast have forced German Chancellor Angela Merkel to postpone her visit to Washington DC. Europe needs to be especially open-minded when it comes to trade policy...

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Seema Verma confirmed as CMS administrator

Seema Verma confirmed as CMS administrator

President Donald Trump's nominee for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Seema Verma was approved by the Senate in a 55-43 vote . Verma's confirmation comes as congressio...

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Hudson's Bay in talks to buy U.S. luxury chain Neiman Marcus

Hudson's Bay in talks to buy U.S. luxury chain Neiman Marcus

Neiman and Saks - which have duked it out for decades in a battle to rule the USA luxury market - would surely preserve their separate identities as retailers in any merger, insiders said. Recent spec...

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Virat Kohli slips to No 4 in Test Rankings for batsmen

Virat Kohli slips to No 4 in Test Rankings for batsmen

India made a brilliant comeback in the second Test, showing just why they are such an irresistible force at home to level this most brilliant of series with Australia. Critics of the sport often accu...

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French Connection reports further losses

French Connection reports further losses

The company was founded in 1972 by Stephen Marks, who is chairman and chief executive at the retailer. Gatemore's managing partner, Liad Meidar, said on Tuesday the firm would still prefer a sale of...

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Tillerson Used Email Alias at Exxon to Talk Climate Change

Tillerson's relevant communications at Exxon, and no documents appear to have been collected from this email account", the attorney general's letter explains. "It could be misleading to not tell t...

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Prudential posts record operating profit in 2016, shares rise

Prudential posts record operating profit in 2016, shares rise

The firm's Asian asset manager, Eastspring, reporting overall assets under management of £117.9bn at year-end, up from £89.1bn in 2015. "PruFund sales growth continues to outperform the market, and ...

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Trump says 'you're fired' - no surprise

Trump says 'you're fired' - no surprise

Did you watch Trump in action during the general election? Casey cited several of Trump's foreign business deals as examples that could present conflicts of interest. Lawyer Sheri Dillon, of the l...

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Tesco chairman says white men in boardrooms are an 'endangered species'

Tesco chairman says white men in boardrooms are an 'endangered species'

He took over from Sir Richard Broadbent, another white man, in 2015. Mr Allan sits alongside eight other white men and three white women on Tesco's board . Women are still poorly represented on the...

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Finance Blizzard forces over 5000 flight cancellations in the Northeast

Finance Blizzard forces over 5000 flight cancellations in the Northeast

American Airlines , along with its regional partners, canceled more than 450 flights Monday and 1,450 flights Tuesday, the airline said. At San Francisco International Airport, 51 arriving flights a...

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TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 23

TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 23

Since Oct. 1, Pittsburgh has had only 26.5 inches of snow, almost 30 percent less than the 36.9 inches we normally get each winter. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. and conti...

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Job prospects in India among top four globally, finds Manpower survey

Job prospects in India among top four globally, finds Manpower survey

Employers are optimistic regardless of their organization size, with employers in large organizations reporting a Net Employment Outlook of +28%, the strongest since the third quarter of 2008. Globall...

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Oil Down $49 as Rise in US Drilling Threatens OPEC's Efforts

Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda, added: "Of course, these changes take time to have an impact and non-Opec compliance is still a little low but with an extension to the deal in doubt, pric...

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Dividend Stock Watch List: First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (FR)

Dividend Stock Watch List: First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (FR)

While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. 01/15/2015 - Independence Realty Trust, Inc. For the Current Quarter, 12 analyst...

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Kuwait calls for longer oil cuts

OPEC will gather on May 25 to decide on whether to extend the accord. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that the production cuts seem to be working, with global crude inventories stea...

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Costa admits Hazard would have to consider Real or Barca

Costa admits Hazard would have to consider Real or Barca

I think that Barcelona and Madrid will put their eyes on him sooner or later. "If Real Madrid were to sign Hazard and Courtois, poor Chelsea! " the Spain striker said. 'I am enjoying the success he...

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Oil drops after Saudis tell OPEC they reversed some output cuts

Oil drops after Saudis tell OPEC they reversed some output cuts

The earlier selloff came after investors were spooked by an increase in USA stockpiles, which materialized despite output cuts engineered by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and o...

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Kabul: Blast destroys bus in Afghan capital, killing at least one

Kabul: Blast destroys bus in Afghan capital, killing at least one

Officials are still investigating that assault, which was claimed by Islamic State , but the two attacks underline the broad security threat in Afghanistan, where the Taliban have stepped up their in...

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Wholesale price inflation rises to 39-month high in February

Annual rate of inflation was 5.25 per cent for January 2017 and minus 0.85 per cent in February 2016. Wholesale price inflation was 5.25% in January. Moreover, in February, Kotak Mahindra Bank in it...

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NYC Sues Verizon Over FiOS Coverage

NYC Sues Verizon Over FiOS Coverage

In a lawsuit [ PDF ] filed today in a Manhattan court, the city says Verizon breached a franchise agreement [PDF] in which Verizon agreed to deploy its FiOS network throughout the city by "passing" ...

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Alberta's unemployment rate ticks downward to 8.3%, Canada ties 10-year record

Alberta's unemployment rate ticks downward to 8.3%, Canada ties 10-year record

The Federal Reserve, which has struggled to stoke inflation since the financial crisis and up until now raised rates less frequently than it and markets expected, may be about to hit the accelerator o...

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Intel Buying Israeli Self-Driving Car Technology company Mobileye for $15 Billion

Intel Buying Israeli Self-Driving Car Technology company Mobileye for $15 Billion

Mobileye is a company that develops vision-based advanced driver assistance systems and driverless technology. Intel partnered with Mobileye past year, along with BMW, with the goal of maki...

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Hartford insurer, other CT firms, named 'Most Ethical Companies'

Hartford insurer, other CT firms, named 'Most Ethical Companies'

Organizations interested in how they compare to the World's Most Ethical Companies are invited to participate in the Ethics Quotient . With 75,000 people - including more than 7,000 engineers - worki...

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Donald Trump tried to call Preet Bharara before firing him

Donald Trump tried to call Preet Bharara before firing him

The Indian-born Bharara was one of the 46 Obama-appointed district attorneys President Trump on Friday afternoon. But a US law enforcement official said Bharara declined to take the call, placed on Th...

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Heinz Taps Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce for Campaign (Yes, Really)

Heinz Taps Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce for Campaign (Yes, Really)

The ads would show close-ups of foods that go well with ketchup - French fries, a cheeseburger, a slice of steak - but without any ketchup in sight. "It only means one thing". Heinz will also tout the...

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China Jan-Feb factory, investment beat forecasts but retail sales disappoint

China Jan-Feb factory, investment beat forecasts but retail sales disappoint

Premier Li Keqiang announced a 2017 official economic growth target of "around 6.5 percent, or higher if possible" in a government work report delivered to the National People's Congress on Marc...

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Toshiba Tec shares rise more than 6 percent on sale report

Toshiba Tec shares rise more than 6 percent on sale report

The extension request, which comes after the beleaguered TVs-to-construction conglomerate first postponed the release of audited earnings a month ago, sent Toshiba's shares sliding 8 percent in mornin...

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Intel Agrees To Acquire Major Self-Driving Technology Firm For $15.3B

Intel Agrees To Acquire Major Self-Driving Technology Firm For $15.3B

On Monday's call, Amnon Shashua, a co-founder of Mobileye and its current CTO, said that his company would work with Intel to take advantage of the chip maker's capabilities in the data center...

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Fed, in shift, may move to faster pace of rate hikes

Fed, in shift, may move to faster pace of rate hikes

This was partly due to the construction sector, which recorded its largest gain in almost a decade due to unseasonably warm weather. Still, Trump stitched together an Electoral College victory in pa...

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Analyst Recommended Stock: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI)

Analyst Recommended Stock: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI)

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that...

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With just 90 votes, Irom Sharmila's struggle against AFSPA reaches dead end

With just 90 votes, Irom Sharmila's struggle against AFSPA reaches dead end

Irom Sharmila's failure to get public support in Manipur election is not something to be laughed at and neither is it something to be embarrassed about; rather it reflects a clear picture of how polit...

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