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Foul-mouthed passenger banned from using Uber again

Foul-mouthed passenger banned from using Uber again

The nine-minute video captured the screaming exchange during a fare in New York City with the driver recording footage of the female passenger in the back of his auto unleashing a rant where she says ...

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USA allies commend missile retaliation against Syria

On President Trump's orders, USA warships launched between 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, United ...

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Regulations rollback a relief for energy industry, worry for environmentalists

Regulations rollback a relief for energy industry, worry for environmentalists

The president touched on the human side of what he called the War on Coal in his remarks Tuesday after signing the executive orders . Mr Trump's executive order, signed on Monday, initiates a r...

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Google unveils new streaming package

Google's attempt to take on your cable company went live on Wednesday with the debut of YouTube TV . Other channels to be added soon include Telemundo, ESPN3, NBC Universo and Local Now (from The W...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Calls Missile Strikes On Syria 'Appropriate And Just'

September 27, 2013: The U.N. Security Council orders Syria to account for and destroy its chemical weapons stockpile, following a surprise agreement between Washington and Moscow, averting us stri...

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South Korea successfully test-fires 800 km-range ballistic missile

Trade is trouble for Trump and during his campaign he slammed China for its currency manipulation to favour exports and threatened to slap massive tariffs on China if the United States fails to get ad...

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New Child Tax Credit rules come into force today

New Child Tax Credit rules come into force today

The UK government announced plans to limit child tax credits to two children in 2015, including the measure that, if a woman has a third child as a result of rape, they will have to prove it in order ...

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EPA Refuses to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

EPA Refuses to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt still doesn't agree with the vast majority of climate scientists who say humans are the primary cause of climate change. But in California's Central ...

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Hudson's Bay Company Names Dr. Wolfgang Link CEO of HBC Europe

Hudson's Bay Company Names Dr. Wolfgang Link CEO of HBC Europe

Weak sales, particularly at its Saks OFF 5TH outlet chain and its Gilt online shopping website, forced the retailer to write down $116 million. Comparable sales grew by 0.6 per cent at the company's...

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IRENA: 2016 record year for renewables, bioenergy

IRENA: 2016 record year for renewables, bioenergy

Total investments of $241.6 billion (excluding large hydro), were down 23 per cent from 2015 and represented the lowest total dollar investment since 2013. China invested $78.3 billion, about a third...

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Australia shares held back by USA missile strikes on Syria; NZ down

Australia shares held back by USA missile strikes on Syria; NZ down

At least four Syrian soldiers were killed in the airstrike, the group said. Earlier, Barazi told Reuters that firefighting and rescue operations were under way at the Shayrat airfield after the USA ...

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Amtrak: Track in derailment was tabbed as potential problem

In a statement , Federal Railroad Administration spokesman Marc Willis said the administration was "thoroughly examining the track infrastructure" at Penn Station, a separate investigation than those...

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Japan Hopes US, China to Hold Constructive Talks on North Korean Issue

Mr Xi and his wife, folk singer Peng Liyuan, will be treated to a welcome banquet on Thursday afternoon at Mr Trump's palatial Palm Beach resort with the United States president and first lady, Melani...

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Barclays Initiates Coverage On Alphabet Inc to Overweight with Price Target $1065

CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its position in shares of Alphabet by 33.9% in the third quarter. The pessimistic mood was evident in the company shares which never went considerably beyond the level o...

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Misbah-Ul-Haq Names His Biggest Regret of Test Career

Misbah-Ul-Haq Names His Biggest Regret of Test Career

The West Indies will need to find something extra with bat in hand if they are to avoid defeat to a confident Pakistan side boosted by the T20I series win just days ago. “Ive seen many ups and dow...

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Sprint presents 50% cheap unlimited plan, stops other offers

Sprint presents 50% cheap unlimited plan, stops other offers

According to Sprint , the company's unlimited data option provides HD streaming for video, music and gaming. There are a couple details about this offer that are worth noting. The table included be...

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US missiles blast Syria base where chem planes took off

Pentagon Press Secretary Capt Jeff Davis said Russian forces were notified in advance of the strike using the established deconfliction line. "If this turns out to be pretty surgical strike against th...

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Donald Trump hints at military action in Syria

President Trump told Sen. Defense Department officials are coming up with options for military action against Syria in retaliation for the country's chemical attack that killed dozens of people,...

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Lyft Said to Raise $500 Million, Now Valued at $7.5 Billion

The state does not face the same limitation, which likely explains why a small percentage of our drivers failed the state's background check while passing ours", Lyft told the Boston Globe in a sta...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast: Seoul

The type of missile was undisclosed. Abe told reporters Japan would cooperate closely with the United States and South Korea to protect people's lives and well-being. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Til...

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John Cornyn: Neil Gorsuch Is 'No Extremist or Judicial Radical'

She said "He is evasive, but his body of work isn't", adding, "Whether it is a freezing truck driver or an autistic child, he has shown a stunning lack of humanity". It was a follow-up meeting for t...

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EU Parliament prepares to set Brexit red lines

EU Parliament prepares to set Brexit red lines

Tusk's guidelines call for "sufficient progress" on divorce terms before a new trade deal is struck, as well as protections of the rights of European Union citizens and the border in Northern Ireland....

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US launches airstrikes against Syrian base after chemical attack

Damascus maintains it didn't use chemical weapons, instead blaming the rebels for stockpiling the deadly substance. He said the attack "shouldn't have happened, and it shouldn't be allowed to happen"....

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Stephen Bannon reportedly calls Jared Kushner a 'cuck' and a 'globalist'

Tom Bossert , assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, "also had his role downgraded as part of the changes", according to the AP. Seeing problems with Bannon's lack of p...

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Nigerian naira weakens as central bank raises dollar sales to retail bureaux

Nigerian naira weakens as central bank raises dollar sales to retail bureaux

The CBN spokesperson, Isaac Okorafor , who confirmed the sale in Abuja announced the commencement of interventions in the retail auction window for forex sales to the airlines, manufacturing, agricul...

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Trump says China should step up on NKorea

As US president Donald Trump this week meets for the first time with Chinese president Xi Jinping at Trump's Florida golf club of Mar-a-Lago, the stakes couldn't be higher. "That's not to say that the...

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EU demands progress on Brexit divorce before trade talks

EU demands progress on Brexit divorce before trade talks

It also stressed that a future trade pact, allowing for not just low or zero tariffs on goods but also regulatory alignment to promote trade in services, should not allow Britain to pick and choose wh...

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Atalaya Mining PLC (ATYM) PT Raised to GBX 195 at Peel Hunt

RBC Capital Markets has "Underperform" rating and GBX 460 target. Barratt Developments PLC had 168 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Schroder Mngmt Gru holds 0% of its po...

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More than 8000 potential Uber and Lyft drivers fail background checks

More than 8000 potential Uber and Lyft drivers fail background checks

About 8,200 failed the checks, which are required under a 2016 state law officials have called the most stringent in the country. The most common reason for rejecting drivers was a previous suspende...

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Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

Mr. The operating profit is the firm's second-highest for a quarter and a rise of 48.2 percent compared to a year earlier. Shares of Samsung Electronics closed at 2,092,000 won on the main bourse ...

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Showdown set for Trump's Supreme Court nominee

As The New York Times reported, it will forever change the way we confirm all future Supreme Court nominees. Thursday's rules change doesn't end the filibuster , and senators will still be able t...

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Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven

Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven

Seven & i Holdings ( that's how they write it ), the Japanese parent company of 7-Eleven, is cutting back on its businesses in Japan that aren't convenience stores, and looking to expand in the United...

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Tesla Inc (TSLA) Delivers 25000 Vehicles in Q1, Tops Estimates

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Delivers 25000 Vehicles in Q1, Tops Estimates

According to Tesla's production and deliveries report for the first quarter of 2017, the company hit a new deliveries record, selling " just over " 25,000 cars in that period, a 69% increase over ...

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Freedom Caucus' Jordan: Tweets and blame 'don't change facts'

As Jessica Taylor put for KNBA.org , "Throughout the recent debate over the GOP health care bill, many Freedom Caucus members stood up and said the bill was not what they or their constituents ha...

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Trump Clears The Way For Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Clears The Way For Keystone XL Pipeline

On Friday, the Trump administration issued a permit to proceed with construction on one of the pipelines, the Keystone XL , Clifford Krauss reports for theNew York Times . "The environmental aspec...

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