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United States missile strike on Syria: Who supports it and who condemns it

We know that in 2013, at the time of an earlier, even more deadly chemical weapon attack, similar accusations against the Syrian regime were widely made, assumed to be true, and used as the basis fo...

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Trump, Xi cite 'common understandings' after summit, but few details

As the two presidents went into their final lunch there were no specifics though, and in the aftermath of the US missile strike on Syria, all the big questions which bedevil the US China relationship ...

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Tesla Reports Record Delivery Numbers

That figure is 69% higher than the production levels for the same period in 2016. The company has had numerous production delays in the past and previous year missed its target for vehicle deliver...

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Toshiba's nuclear unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

Toshiba's nuclear unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

Toshiba's U.S. nuclear unit, Westinghouse , has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States, sparking further doubts over the development of Moorside nuclear power plant. The company, own...

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Flint, Michigan To Replace 18000 Contaminated Pipes In Next Three Years

I'm finding it hard to understand how the plaintiffs conceded on the water delivery request when it was something they wanted to have in place while the replacement of the pipes was happening. The s...

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North Korea dominates Trump, Xi meet

North Korea dominates Trump, Xi meet

But they appeared to reach no clear path forward on North Korea, and the Trump administration's unexpected military strike in Syria - launched on the summit's first day - highlighted an area where Pre...

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North and South Korea women face off in Pyongyang football match

North and South Korea women face off in Pyongyang football match

The strike was launched shortly after Trump dined with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the start of a two-day summit that is expected to be dominated by the growing threat from the North, which has co...

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WWE WrestleMania 33 betting odds: The ultimate thrill ride

Goldberg continued, "I don't want to be corny, but I've got to thank everyone involved because they gave me the ability to be one of the coolest dads on the planet". After winning the WWE Royal Rumble...

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Hot Stock to Watch: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Hot Stock to Watch: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Analysts await Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) to report earnings on May, 18 before the open. (WMT) reported its Actual EPS of $1.3/share. BKS Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Wal-Mart Stores durin...

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SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket booster

It means you can fly and refly an orbital class booster, which is the most expensive part of the rocket. Scheduled for launch at 6:27 p.m. ET, the "flight-proven" Falcon 9 rocket will take off fro...

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The Fed Will Give Trump Room to Run

The minutes said Fed officials agreed that if the economy continued to perform as expected that "a change in the committee's reinvestment policy would likely be appropriate later this year". Some obse...

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Trump, Xi have 'candid,' 'positive' talks in Florida

Ahead of the summit, he said in a tweet that the meeting would be "a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits and job losses". Trump advisers said the goal, at least from the...

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Gender pay gap in South Dakota

Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening said: "We have more women in work, more women-led businesses than ever before and the highest proportion of women on the boards of our biggest compan...

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U.S. employers add just 98000 jobs, as rate falls to 4.5%

Yet employers added just a meager 98,000 jobs - barely half the pace of January and February. According to ADP, nonfarm payroll employment grew by 263,000 jobs in March. He's trying to hire more w...

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Leaders scramble for votes on California gas tax

Leaders scramble for votes on California gas tax

Gov. Jerry Brown made an unusual plea to the Legislature Monday, testifying at a hearing in favor of a transportation-upgrade deal announced with fanfare last week. "We aren't taxing champagne and cav...

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United Airlines tells customers leggings are welcome

Activist Shannon Watts of Denver , who claimed to have witnessed the incident, tweeted the young passengers boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis were told they could not board the plane unl...

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Iran's Zarif reacts to USA bombing of Syria

Iran's Zarif reacts to USA bombing of Syria

Iran is one of the biggest supporters of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. It reminds Iranians, victim of CW for years, the attacks in Sardasht. U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter...

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Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

Democratic Govs. Jerry Brown of California and Andrew Cuomo of NY said in a joint statement that they will help fill the void left by Trump's decision to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan...

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Which insiders are selling First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)?

Which insiders are selling First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)?

Kaleta sold 8,492 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 23rd. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 23,696 shares of the company's stock, ...

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Hoffman revels in dream start as Masters leader embraces Augusta challenge

Hoffman revels in dream start as Masters leader embraces Augusta challenge

Spieth did too. If he wasn't already contemplating, even fearing, this shot - the very same shot that led to the devastating quadruple bogey a year ago that cost him a chance to win back-to-back...

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Electronics retailer hhgregg is going out of business

Electronics retailer hhgregg is going out of business

Macy's and JCPenney also are shuttering department stores around the country. The Sears sign is already gone from that large building's front facade. It filed for bankruptcy protection in March. Since...

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Oil Surges After US Strike Against Syria Roils Global Markets

Oil Surges After US Strike Against Syria Roils Global Markets

The strike early Friday morning in Syria targeted hangars, planes and fuel tanks at one Syrian military airfield, according to a USA official. The toughest USA action yet in Syria's six-year-old civ...

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Spieth rallies, roars back into contention

Spieth rallies, roars back into contention

It was his first visit, in completion, to the famed hole since his Masters meltdown past year when he twice plopped his ball in Rae's Creek and took a seven, costing himself back-to-back titles. Headi...

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In wake of Syria airstrike, approval and criticism from USA allies, rivals

In wake of Syria airstrike, approval and criticism from USA allies, rivals

Before the summit, trade disputes and North Korea's nuclear and missile programs were tipped to top the list of discussions between Trump and Xi, who returns to China on Friday afternoon. Anthony Rugg...

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Trump considers rearranging the seats at his table

Trump considers rearranging the seats at his table

And in fairness, the Trump and Kushner families both have long histories of donating to and endorsing Democrats (including Hillary Clinton). right up until Donald chose to run for president, as a ...

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California lawmakers approve $5-bn a year plan to fund infrastructure

California lawmakers approve $5-bn a year plan to fund infrastructure

But Gov. Brown gained an ally in the one Republican to vote for the new tax hike, State Sen. Brown has lobbied for the bill since he unveiled it with legislative leaders last week, saying it was the s...

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Hiring slows, but US unemployment falls to 10-year low

Hiring slows, but US unemployment falls to 10-year low

Perhaps he is struggling to reconcile taking credit for the new unemployment rate, which fell to a 10-year low of 4.5 percent, without acknowledging the jobs growth slowdown. In the past three months,...

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Truck attack that killed 3 in Stockholm may be terror act

Police say that they can not exclude this is an act of terror based on other events in Europe. A truck plowed into pedestrians Friday outside a busy department store in Stockholm, Sweden, killing fo...

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Czech koruna flies higher after central bank removes cap

Czech koruna flies higher after central bank removes cap

The crown duly rose after the cap was lifted, but the gain of 1.7 percent to 26.575 to the euro was relatively muted - a sharp contrast to the chaotic few minutes of trading that followed the Swiss ...

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Women banned from participating in Tehran's marathon

Women banned from participating in Tehran's marathon

Non-profit "Free to Run", which encourages women and girls mainly from conflict areas to participate in sport and experience the outdoors, said in a Facebook post on Sunday that the authorities had be...

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British PM Theresa May visits Saudi Arabia, chooses not to wear headscarf

British PM Theresa May visits Saudi Arabia, chooses not to wear headscarf

However, she has come under pressure from politician to tackle Saudi Arabia on its human rights record and alleged infringements of global law in its military intervention in Yemen, in which it is a...

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Only 98000 New Jobs Were Created In March, Labor Department Says

Construction, for example: The industry only added 6,000 jobs in March. The difference reflects a little-known aspect of the monthly jobs reports: The count of jobs and the number of people who ...

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BMW, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz: good riddance O'Reilly

The number of companies pulling their advertising from Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor", hosted by Bill O'Reilly, continues to increase - the current tally now stands at 22, with Coldwell Banker ...

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US unemployment drops to 4.5%, lowest in decade

US unemployment drops to 4.5%, lowest in decade

The drop in unemployment rate came as the household survey of employment showed an increase of 472,000 people, while the labor force increased by just 145,000 people. The February unemployment rate fo...

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US trade deficit falls as exports hit two-year high

The trade gap in goods and services fell 9.6% in February from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted $43.56 billion, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The small rise in exports in February was ...

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