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United States strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

Residents cowered in bedrooms and basements throughout Saturday, underscoring the apparently unchanged threat they faced from the Syrian government's arsenal of rockets, barrel bombs and other weapons...

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Equal Pay Day Highlights Newest Gender Wage Gap Numbers

Equal Pay Day Highlights Newest Gender Wage Gap Numbers

It's 2017, and women are on average paid 20% less than men, wage reports say. In 2016, Black women made $641 a week compared to white women who made $766, and made almost $300 less than White men ...

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Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1

Albert Pujols hit his 592nd career homer in the ninth inning and added a tying two-run single before Cliff Pennington's drive to the wall capped the Los Angeles Angels' rally from a six-run deficit ...

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New report gives US airlines better grades across the board

New report gives US airlines better grades across the board

But there's plenty of room for improvement for Spirit, still ranked among the nation's worst airlines, according to the Airline Quality Rating , an annual assessment of airline performance co-authore...

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Kashmir by poll violence takes eight lives, several injured

Kashmir by poll violence takes eight lives, several injured

Hospital sources in Srinagar confirmed that many were grievously injured with bullets fired by police and paramilitary troops. Amid large scale violence, which claimed the lives of six civilians, th...

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Theresa May lands in Saudi Arabia, forgoing headscarf

Theresa May lands in Saudi Arabia, forgoing headscarf

While in Riyadh, May is expected to hold two days of talks with senior Saudi leaders, including King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the kingdom's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef. The two-year-old ...

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One person dies in traffic collision on Taft Highway

One person dies in traffic collision on Taft Highway

Westbound Highway 119, just west of Highway 43, was closed. The Lexus allegedly hit a gray Honda Accord, which crashed into a guardrail and caught fire. Sgt. Daniel Hill with CHP says, "This was a r...

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Jason Aldean named country music's entertainer of the year

Todd and Savannah Chrisley introduced Brett Eldredge , who sang "Somethin' I'm Good At". - Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group. Country stars Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley played a co...

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Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods

Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods

Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and songwriter Julia Michaels dropped by Good Morning America Monday morning to announce the top categories for this year's annual awards, including " Top Artist ", "Top...

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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) Now Covered by Rosenblatt Securities

They now have a Dollars 33 price target on the stock. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated a "market perform" rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a r...

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LeEco deal to buy Vizio for $2 billion falls through

LeEco deal to buy Vizio for $2 billion falls through

Chinese regulations have been an ongoing barrier between these companies, and Variety's sources even say Vizio lost confidence in the deal "months ago". Cracking open the brick-and-mortar space in t...

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As Advertisers Bail, The O'Reilly Factor Cuts Commercial Load

Accusations of sexual harassment and million-dollar payouts to silence accusers have tarnished Bill O'Reilly's image in the past week and caused dozens of companies to pull their ads from his show. Ca...

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Donald Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

Donald Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

At times during this presidency, Trump aides have appeared to deliberately hide whether Mr Trump is actually golfing during his visits to Florida. "Well then, I guess I'll be back next week". Donald T...

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Greece agrees 'in principle' on fresh bailout reforms

In recent months, there has been an open disagreement between the International Monetary Fund and the eurozone over such matters as the sustainability of Greece's debts going forward. Greece's latest ...

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What Sessions Federal Funding Move Means for Minnesota

What Sessions Federal Funding Move Means for Minnesota

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' statements Monday that local jurisdictions may have Department of Justice funds pulled if they fail to cooperate with federal authorities in enforcing immigratio...

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Reformist head of Ukraine's central bank resigns

Reformist head of Ukraine's central bank resigns

Gontareva, who has been in her post since 2014 and oversaw tough anti-crisis measures, will give a news conference at 1100 (0800 GMT). A hate campaign against her included a protest leaving a coffin a...

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Bruins to face Senators in first round of playoffs

That would put them up against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals , who have won nine of their last 10 games and lead the league with 118 points. They accomplished this feat with historic sc...

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Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

Wells Fargo & Co had a return on equity of 12.60% and a net margin of 23.30%. After the scandal came out, the company's now-former CEO even announced his sudden plan for retirement, saying "My imme...

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Bears officially waive Tracy Porter

Bears officially waive Tracy Porter

Cutting Porter will save the Bears $3,600,000 in cap space, with $600,000 counting towards dead money. The Bears have parted ways with a veteran member of their secondary. 107 out of 111 qualifying ...

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Oil spikes as US strikes Syria

Iran sits behind Saudi Arabia and Iraq as the third-biggest OPEC producer. Vladimir Putin of Russia regarded the airstrike as an act of agreession, which is considered to have strained US-Russia rel...

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Twitter pushes back against USA government data demand

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr represented Twitter in the federal suit, filed in the Northern District of California, according to the Recorder . "On its face, CBP's request for information ...

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Sacked SA finance minister rubbishes conspiracy allegations against him

Sacked SA finance minister rubbishes conspiracy allegations against him

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said the cabinet sackings "constitute an assault on the poor of South Africa". The union federation is calling on Zuma to resign with immed...

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Trump, Xi agree to 'peaceful' resolution of NoKo nuclear threat

Military equipment of the Thaad arrived in Seoul on 6 March - the same day the hermit state fired off four ballistic missiles. Trump showed support for South Korea's policy toward North Korea, addin...

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'It's my country, I will go no matter what'

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith did not say what his decision would be if the NHL's stance did not change. "Because it's my country", Ovechkin added. "It's a great experience to have them at th...

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United Kingdom central bank drawn into market manipulation scandal

United Kingdom central bank drawn into market manipulation scandal

BoE says Libor was not regulated in the United Kingdom at the time. The rate was rigged by traders from numerous banks, who agreed amongst themselves to submit rates that were either higher or lower...

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Toshiba nuclear company files for bankruptcy

In 2005, the USA government gave nuclear developers a package of tax credits, loan guarantees and cost-overrun backstops. According to a statement from Westinghouse , the strategic reshuffling will...

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US jobs report: A tale of 2 surveys, at a glance

Retailers are cutting jobs because the future looks bleak; they're consolidating in order to survive. In the first 3 months of this year, healthcare added an average of 20,000 jobs per month, compar...

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Pepsi Pulls Latest Ad & Apologises To Kendall Jenner Following Public Backlash

Pepsi Pulls Latest Ad & Apologises To Kendall Jenner Following Public Backlash

New York Times reported Elle Hearns, the executive director of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute and formerly an organizer for Black Lives Matter, said the ad "plays down the sacrifices people have hist...

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Private equity stake sale values Brewdog at £1 billion

Private equity stake sale values Brewdog at £1 billion

Founders James Watt and Martin Dickie had previously said they would never sell to a multinational beer maker, but Mr Watt told the BBC selling a minority stake to the USA firm would "give us the fi...

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United Airlines Drags Passenger From Plane At O'Hare Airport

United said in a statement provided to some media outlets that the flight was overbooked . Two uniformed men then reach into the doctor's seat and yank him from his chair. A young couple was ...

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Beijing drops cordiality to denounce President after Xi flies home

In their 20-minute conversation, Trump said he emphasized the importance of the Seoul-Washington alliance and spent a lot of time during the summit discussing the Korean Peninsula. In February, th...

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Dotdigital Group plc's (DOTD) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer

Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC (LON:LAD) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The ex-dividend ...

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Gold leaps to 5-month high after USA strike on Syria

Gold leaps to 5-month high after USA strike on Syria

It was trading up 0.5% ahead of the announcement, and is now down 1.5% at $18 an ounce. Spot gold rose 1.03 percent to $1,264.64 per ounce in the early trading. "Gold has broken the 200-day moving a...

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European Union sets out 'phased' Brexit strategy

European Union sets out 'phased' Brexit strategy

These include the timeframe for wrapping up the EU-U.K. talks, which remains unclear but has been an early sticking point ahead of negotiations. But Tusk, who has sent the draft negotiating guidelin...

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Tillerson, Russia's foreign minister discuss Syria strike

In the letter, dated Saturday, Trump said he "acted in the vital national security and foreign policy interests of the United States , pursuant to my constitutional authority to conduct foreign rel...

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