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Trump administration pushes back deadline on border wall bids

Trump administration pushes back deadline on border wall bids

However, there are new reports that the money to begin building the wall may not be there - at least not now. Democrats are threatening to block the bill funding federal agencies from April 29 to Se...

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Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes

Some members of Congress said it went too far, another faction said it didn't go far enough - and the legislation was quickly shelved, leaving the president with a free hand to continue. Sen. John McC...

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US Congress votes to repeal Obama privacy protections

US Congress votes to repeal Obama privacy protections

We'd been holding out some hope that the House of Representatives would have our backs, but that's not the case. A vote to repeal internet privacy rules in the US has led to backlash from critic...

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Oil prices rise on Saudi report about crude export cut

Oil prices rise on Saudi report about crude export cut

Oman, unlike Venezuela, isn't a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. But OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said he expected most of the glut to disappear in thr...

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Australia says changes to BHP Billiton corporate structure must fit national interest

Australia says changes to BHP Billiton corporate structure must fit national interest

Hedge fund manager Elliott Advisors said on Monday it had sent a letter to BHP Billiton directors outlining a plan to unlock value by scrapping the mining giant's dual-corporate structure, demergi...

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Toshiba approves Westinghouse bankruptcy filing

Westinghouse , whose nuclear reactors are used worldwide, is also leading construction of two reactors at the Vogtle power plant in Georgia that is owned by Southern Co. The losses would total $1 tril...

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Trump advisers: USA seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

Days ahead of President Xi's meeting with his USA counterpart, the former gave the indication that it would plan action against North Korea unilaterally if China did not cooperate with America. Inte...

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FinnCap Reaffirms

FinnCap Reaffirms "Corporate" Rating for Redcentric PLC (RCN)

Rightmove Plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:RMV had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "OUTPERFORM" this morning by analysts at Exane BNP Paribas. If you are accessing...

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ARU delays Super Rugby decision

ARU delays Super Rugby decision

Either the Western Force or the Melbourne Rebels will be booted into touch at the end of the current season. "It is important for me to clarify that the decision to remove a Super Rugby team from Aust...

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Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged restraint and a renewed push for peace in Syria, saying "there is no other way to solve the conflict than through a political solution". Think about that. R...

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United States seeks global support on Syria, but big questions remain

Not only because Mr. Trump was placing pressure on China to place pressure on its ally in North Korea... "The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequenc...

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G-7 Ministers Aiming to Press Russia to End Assad Support

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told reporters that Russia's reputation was being tarnished by its continued support of Assad and suggested, along with Canada , that sanctions could be tighte...

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Delta cancels 275 Saturday flights; long lines reported at Atlanta airport

The resulting backlash, planes and flight crews out of position for the next day, led to the flurry of cancellations. Flight delays continued on Friday at Atlanta Airport in the aftermath of Wednesd...

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Are You Sure You Meant to Open That Wells Fargo Account?

Are You Sure You Meant to Open That Wells Fargo Account?

Data from a NY media tracking firm showed Wells Fargo advertising expenditures increasing by 115 percent to $183.8 million in the first two months of 2016 compared to the year before. Stephen Sanger...

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Fed to focus on maintaining growth

Fed to focus on maintaining growth

The U.S. Treasuries traded flat Monday as investors wait to watch the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech scheduled to be held later in the day. "I think we have a healthy economy now, but it'...

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Trump, Saudi king discuss US strikes on Syria

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson canceled a planned trip to Russian Federation after he said developments in Syria changed the situation "fundamentally". It said the woman killed had fled to th...

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Delta cancelled nearly 3000 flights in the past week

The airline canceled more than 3,000 flights since the storms hit, including 275 flights Saturday morning. Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West called the severe weather "unprecedented" and ad...

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Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks outrage

Another video shows the distressed man, still dishevelled from the wrangle, returned to the cabin, clinging onto a curtain at the back of the plane and repeating: " Just kill me ". In a statement, p...

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Comcast May Debut a Streaming Service Just for NBC Shows

Comcast May Debut a Streaming Service Just for NBC Shows

There are many unknowns about what the company has planned; Bloomberg's report says Comcast is "still deciding numerous particulars" like whether the service will offer live streams of NBCUniversa...

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Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals

Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals

Financial regulations instituted in the wake of the recession, such as higher capital requirements and annual stress tests for banks, have left the United States with a "safer and sounder" financial s...

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US, Mexico and Canada announce joint World Cup 2026 bid

US, Mexico and Canada announce joint World Cup 2026 bid

The answer: The U.S. will get 60 with Mexico and Canada each hosting 10. "The president of the United States is fully supportive and encouraged us to have this joint bid", he stressed. The 199...

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U.S. carrier group heads to Korean Peninsula to increase presence

U.S. carrier group heads to Korean Peninsula to increase presence

After the U.S. lobbed 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles into Syria Thursday, attacking one of President Bashar Al Assad's air bases, North Korea said that its nuclear program was validated by the attacks. T...

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Delta Cancels Nearly 300 More Flights, Days After Storms Hit Southeast

A Delta spokesman told ABC News Affiliate WSB-TV Saturday night that most of its canceled flights around the country were in Atlanta. Tampa International Airport managed to avoid the brunt of it Fri...

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'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo scandal

'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo scandal

Wells Fargo has been in lawmakers' crosshairs since acknowledging past year that some of its employees created as many as 2 million fake accounts - from credit cards to checking accounts - to meet ...

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Passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

Officers heave the screaming man into the seats on the other side of the aisle before dragging him down the aisle by his hands and feet as the overbooked plane watched on in horror and confusion. Re-a...

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Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

Sunil Gulati , President of the United States Soccer Federation has said in a presser that there is strong encouragement from Donald Trump and hence there are no concerns. No plans were announced for ...

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Well Fargo board slams former CEO in scathing report

Well Fargo board slams former CEO in scathing report

The board decided on April 7 to require her forfeiture of $47 million in outstanding stock options. Part of what led to Stumpf's immediate retirement likely was his downplaying to Congress and to ...

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United States investigating possible Russian Federation role in Syria chemical attack

The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told an emergency session of the UN Security Council that the US had acted to ensure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would never use chemical weapons again. ...

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Gorsuch takes first of 2

That will be followed by a public White House ceremony, where Justice Anthony Kennedy is to administer the oath. The vote brought an end to an nearly 14-month battle over a vacancy created by the de...

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F1: Hamilton wins in China, Vettel second

Yes, the triple world champion led all 56 laps of the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday as he won for the 54th time in his F1 career, but without the arrival of a safety auto period early in the race, he...

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Foxconn might spend $27 billion to buy Toshiba's chip business

Foxconn might spend $27 billion to buy Toshiba's chip business

Gou still won the auction and has made progress in turning around Sharp. The report comes after billionaire tycoon and Foxconn founder Terry Gou said last month that the company is "definitely b...

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Syrian president Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

Russian Federation is the Syrian regime's main ally in the nation's six-year-long civil war. He then added that the United States "will take additional action, as necessary and appropriate, to furth...

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Construction lagging behind on gender pay gap

Construction lagging behind on gender pay gap

Those average figures are worse for women of color. "It's shameful that Missouri's Republicans continue to push their discriminatory, anti-worker agenda with Senate Bill 43 ". So, when is Equal Pay ...

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Denver among worst cities for dog attacks on letter carriers

It's likely that the number has risen because of the prevalence of 24-hour online shopping, with packages being delivered seven days a week rather than just Monday to Friday. Place your dog in a separ...

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Title contenders admit Mercedes, Ferrari close

Well, anyone driving a Mercedes, a Ferrari or even a Red Bull. However both Vettel and Hamilton stayed out on track on intermediates. On Firstpost Pole Position, Formula 1 bloggers Kunal Shah and ...

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