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Trump approves northern leg of Keystone pipeline

Trump planned to address Keystone during an announcement Friday morning, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Twitter . A yard in Gascoyne, ND., which has hundreds of kilometres of pipes stack...

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Putin meets France's Le Pen in Moscow

The Front National's treasurer, Wallerand de Saint-Just, reportedly defended the funding choice and suggested that the party might turn to Russian Federation once more for financial help in the futu...

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South Carolina headed to Final Four for first time

South Carolina headed to Final Four for first time

SC is headed to the Final Four because they mastered the art of the second half in its first four games of the NCAA Tournament . It seems appropriate in a year when the Final Four will make its...

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More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott

More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott

While major brands suspending advertising on YouTube is a public relations pain for Google, the suspensions do not affect Google's biggest ad product, search. Still, several advertisers, seeking mor...

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Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team

Players are seeking a four-year contract that includes payments outside the six-month Olympic period. Under that law, the senators wrote, USA Hockey is "legally required to provide equitable support a...

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Wall scores 37 as Wizards down LeBron, Cavs 127-115

But even more importantly, the Wizards , who are 29-10 since January 6 and within 2 ½ games of first, showed they could put a complete game together against the Cavs. Jamal Crawford scored 28 points ...

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Kremlin denies ordering politician's murder in Ukraine

The Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko , went so far as to place the blame on Russia , explaining, "Voronenkov was one of the main witnesses of theRussian aggression against Ukraine and, in p...

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Trump administration grants permit for Keystone XL pipeline: TransCanada

TransCanada still needs to secure some of the land rights with landowners and a permit from the state of Nebraska , which could result in a rash of lawsuits that could drag out the process for yea...

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Oil Prices Retreat After Early Morning Rally

Energy Information Administration showed U.S. inventories jumped by a bigger-than-expected 5 million barrels last week to 533.1 million. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude, meanwhile, shed 88 cents,...

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Daniel Jacobs: Gennady Golovkin definitely wasn't the boogeyman

I hope he had his best training camp. Steve Weisfeld and Don Trella scored the fight for Golovkin 115-112, while Max De Luca also had Golovkin winning 114-113. I really didn't get hurt lik...

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Is OPEC headed for a showdown with U.S. shale?

To sum up, we have a growing pile of evidence suggesting that Riyadh is in the midst of a rethink about what to do next: Saudi Arabia is "fed up" with its OPEC peers; al-Falih warned the oil markets l...

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Nunes refuses to step away from US-Russia probe

Nunes refuses to step away from US-Russia probe

Yates received or actions she took in her capacity as Deputy Attorney General and acting Attorney General are client confidences that she may not disclose absent written consent of the department, " t...

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Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines

At least 6,000 lines would be replaced by January 1, 2018, and at least 6,000 more lines each of the two following years, with all lines covered in the agreement replaced by January 1, 2020. MI will a...

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House GOP blocks effort by Democrats to obtain Trump's taxes

He says it will make the tax code so simple that nine out of 10 Americans could file their taxes on a postcard. The stinging defeat alarmed investors who began reassessing the chances for passage of...

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Brazil Meat Scandal an

Brazil Meat Scandal an "Economic Embarrassment"

Brazilian authorities said last week that an investigation showed about 40 companies, including JBS SA and BRF , had been involved in illicit activities such as bribing inspectors to approve th...

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Family of American killed in London attack thanks well-wishers

Family of American killed in London attack thanks well-wishers

Kurt Cochran's wife Melissa was not at a news conference in London on Monday morning - she's still in the hospital recovering - but 11 of her family members were, many of them having flown all the...

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Theresa May will trigger Article 50 and begin Brexit next week

Accordingly EU and Brexit will have 2 years to complete their negotiations till March, 2019 and try and establish a new kind of relationship favorable for both of them. May, who was visiting Swansea o...

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Oil prices slide on bulging US crude inventories

According to data released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) overnight, stockpiles swelled by a further 4.95 million barrels to 533.1 million barrels. "We finally got an inventory drop...

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What time is the UNC Final Four game being played?

Her son nailed the shot and put the Tar Heels up by two points with less than a second left in the game. But Roy Williams, himself a former junior-varsity player at North Carolina who later had to...

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Kosovo allows Serb premier's visit ahead of election

Kosovo allows Serb premier's visit ahead of election

Vucic, a former ultranationalist now self-declared pro-EU reformer, was Milosevic's close ally and the Serbian information minister during the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intervention. Moscow i...

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Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

Watts' tweet immediately became viral, prompting United's Twitter account to ask Watts, in a tweet, if she spoke to the passengers she was tweeting about. They were both wearing leggings. Teigen...

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Man suspected in officer's shooting death faced charge

Man suspected in officer's shooting death faced charge

A female was reportedly the driver of the suspect's vehicle; she was taken into police custody. We got officers who's never experienced this, never been through anything like this, ' J.R. However, on ...

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Russia says oil cuts may be extended amid high compliance

Adding onto crude oil supply concerns amid increasing U.S. production and the questionable future of the output deal, the International Energy Agency recently asserted that oil demand is expected to d...

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Earth Hour urges people, businesses, to douse lights, raise environmental awareness

Earth Hour urges people, businesses, to douse lights, raise environmental awareness

The theme of Earth Hour 2017 is Shine a Light on Climate Action. "We know that lighting accounts for up to 15 per cent of a home's electricity use, so turning off the lights is a really easy way t...

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Halkbank executive charged in broader U.S. sanctions case

Halkbank executive charged in broader U.S. sanctions case

Mehmet Hakan Atilla was busted by feds on Monday at JFK Airport for conspiring with Reza Zarrab - a Turkish-Iranian gold dealer who allegedly laundered money to Iran - as well as others involved in ...

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Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific airlines sign code-sharing deal

Lufthansa flies to Hong Kong from Frankfurt and Munich, while Austrian serves the city from Vienna and Swiss from Zurich . Today's co-operation agreement also extends to both airlines' frequen...

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Einhorn Urges GM Share Split, Sees Up to $38 Billion Value Boost

Einhorn Urges GM Share Split, Sees Up to $38 Billion Value Boost

The plan would lower the company's cost of capital and unlock $13 billion and $38 billion of shareholder value, Greenlight Capital said, according to Reuters. CFRA Research, in an investors note Tues...

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UK says cabin ban on laptops to go into effect Saturday

The ban came into force partially due to the discovery of a plot to bring down a plane using a fake iPad filled with explosives, according to the Guardian , who only described the source of the news ...

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Stocks recover, dollar off lows as markets move past Trump's policy stumble

Coming so early in Trump's term, the blow has heightened worries about the chances to enact measures to boost the economy, such as tax reforms - a major priority of the president's - and big spending ...

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Keystone Pipeline Given The Green Light By President Trump

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline transporting Canadian tar sands oil from Alberta through the USA has been approved by the State Department. The former CEO of oil company Exxon Mobil recused him...

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Yellen: Banks play vital economic role in poor communities

According to Fischer, the overall risks are also more or less balanced towards more or fewer rate hikes while the dollar hasn't continued to strengthen. Neel Kashkari, who argued in recent months that...

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Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

The store closures will result in the loss of 5,000 retail jobs by June. "But it's been underinvested and bled dry". "While I don't think the new disclosure means they will definitely file BK in 2...

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OR escapes after Michigan's buzzer-beater falls short

OR escapes after Michigan's buzzer-beater falls short

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP ) - Tyler Dorsey's teammates call him "Mr. March". No. 3 OR survived 69-68 Thursday night, sending the Ducks into the Elite Eight and ending the No. No. 7 seed MI (26-12), which...

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OK Foods Recalls Nearly 1 Million Pounds of Chicken Due to Contamination

OK Foods Recalls Nearly 1 Million Pounds of Chicken Due to Contamination

An inspection by the Food Safety and Inspection Service as well as an internal investigation revealed that the objects found in the food were coming from metal conveyor belting. It was sold under the ...

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Iran says Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'

Iran says Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'

Last month, Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani stressed that Russian Federation continues to use Iran's airspace as part of a strategic cooperation between the two countries. It...

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