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Pence stresses 'era of strategic patience' over as he visits Korean DMZ

Pence stresses 'era of strategic patience' over as he visits Korean DMZ

Last week, NBC News reported the Trump administration is prepared to launch a preemptive attack on North Korea if it proceeds toward a nuclear weapons test. Recent satellite imagery suggests the count...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

The IMF also revised Britain's growth forecast to 2.0 percent for 2017, up a half percentage point from January. It was a rare upward revision to the growth forecast - the first in two years - which...

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Alaskan oil well leaking gas

BP, whose Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out and caused the largest oil spill in USA history, has responded to questions about the well, but information was limited and there was no estimate ...

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India's Monsoon Rains Seen At Average Levels In 2017

India's Monsoon Rains Seen At Average Levels In 2017

IMD in the previous year had a forecast that rainfall in the period between June to September would be 106% of the 50-year average, which is above normal. Last month in a conversation with PTI, Skymet...

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How To File For An Extension on Tax Day

Technically speaking, you don't need an actual reason to file for a tax extension. The "Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act" says no credit or refund for an over-payment of taxes can be made to ...

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Wells Fargo orders former senior executives to pay back $75 million

But while Tolstedt's total clawbacks, at $67 million, are slightly less than the $69 million that Stumpf lost, there is no question that she is the one painted as the true villain in the board's rep...

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Rudy Gobert aims to return during the Western Conference Quarterfinals

Griffin had 26 points and seven rebounds and Paul finished with 25 points, seven rebounds and 11 assists. With the loss of Gobert, the Jazz was forced to go smaller - effectively spreading out their...

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BP's Alaska North Slope Well Stops Leaking Crude Oil

On Saturday night, workers were able to enter the wellhouse and slowly reduce the pressure. So far there have been no reports of impacts to wildlife. But its infamous 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spil...

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Goldman Sachs quarterly profit surges 80 percent

A jump in trading revenue has helped the major bank earnings in the last few quarters. Chief executive and chairman Lloyd Blankfein said: "The operating environment was mixed, with client activity c...

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O'Reilly's Ratings Soar Despite Sex Harassment Charges

Last week, a bombshell New York Times article revealed that O'Reilly has paid out around $13 million over the years to five women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. One source close to the m...

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Germany urges Turkey talk to oppositions after referendum victory

Germany urges Turkey talk to oppositions after referendum victory

Erdogan rejected criticism from worldwide monitors who said he had been favoured by an "unequal campaign". The Turkish leader dismissed the concerns of monitors, telling them to "know your place"....

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Trump to N.Korea: 'behave'

Trump to N.Korea: 'behave'

Vice President Mike Pence visited South Korea and warned North Korean leaders not to test the United States "or the strength of our military forces". Security Council, China strictly adheres to its ...

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National Basketball Association playoff schedule 2017

Matching each other dunk for dunk and jumper for jumper, George scored 43 points with nine rebounds and nine assists, while James scored 41 with 16 rebounds and 11 assists in Cleveland's 135-130 win i...

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Bank of America profits jump, helped by interest rates

Per-share earnings were 41 cents. It was not immediately clear if the reported figures were comparable. Revenues rose 7% to $22.2 billion. "We saw good client activity in our balanced portfolio of...

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United changing policy on evicting passengers

Passenger David Dao was forcibly removed last week from a United Airlines flight in Chicago in order to free up seats for airline crew members. One week after becoming the subject of furious world...

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Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

After 25 years of trying to deal patiently with North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions, Pence said, "all options are on the table" to deal with threat. The comments came a day after North Kore...

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See What Your State Is Doing to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, marking the additional months into 2017 it takes women to catch up with men's salaries from 2016. "Based on the current wage gap, a woman who's worked full time , year rou...

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Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

Investigators haven't interviewed either Johnson or Schulenberg since the hours after Prince died, an official with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

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Turkey's President Erdogan tells referendum critics 'know your place'

Turkey's President Erdogan tells referendum critics 'know your place'

However, changes in counting procedures "removed an important safeguard and were contested by the opposition," they said . Thousands have taken to the streets of Istanbul to protest against the o...

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Bannon Is Banished and Spicer the Easter Bunny on SNL

Bannon Is Banished and Spicer the Easter Bunny on SNL

Calloway mentioned Baldwin's comments about possibly hanging up his hat. Trump wanted to take a moment to recount all of his successes, "Read to me again from the list of my accomplishments". McCarthy...

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Mallya arrested in UK by Scotland Yard

Mallya arrested in UK by Scotland Yard

India had applied to Britain to extradite Vijay Mallya to face trial after the liquor and aviation tycoon was charged with conspiracy and fraud over a loan to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines. While ...

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How Prince hid his deadly painkiller drug addiction

How Prince hid his deadly painkiller drug addiction

Prince's doctor, Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg, had been accused by authorities of writing prescriptions for Prince under Jonson's name for privacy purposes. Howard Kornfeld for help. Some were in a...

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Aaron Hernandez lawyers intend call 3 witnesses, rest case

Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 k. Closing arguments are slated for Thursday in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez is also charged ...

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Warrant: Prince Wasn't Prescribed Drugs Found At Paisley Park

Almost a year after Prince died from an accidental drug overdose in his suburban Minneapolis studio and estate, investigators still don't know how he got the fentanyl that killed him. Schulenberg'...

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North Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

A mass dance event follows the celebration in Pyongyang. Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's mo. In addition, North Korea's vice minister, Han So...

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Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes for Ergomed PLC (ERGO)

Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) has risen 28.95% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.05% the S&P500. Ratings analysis reveals 100% of AVEO Pharmaceuticals's analysts are ...

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Hawks' Millsap ready to match Morris, Wiz with 'MMA' style

He'll probably give the Hawks weird amounts of trouble in one game this series. John Wall leads in three major statistical categories: points (23.1), assists (10.7) and steals (2.0) per game. If I'...

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South Africa Deputy Finance Minister Resigns From Parliament

It may be that President Jacob Zuma can be forced to resign, though it is unclear what process can bring that about. According to COSATU secretary-general Bheki Ntshalintshali, the unions no longer...

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United to stop staff from taking seats of boarded passengers

United to stop staff from taking seats of boarded passengers

A spokesperson for United told the Times the change is part of the "initial steps" the airline is taking, so it's unclear whether any more reforms to United's booking and seating policies will be ...

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Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

Pence assured the USA would react with "an overwhelming and effective response" should North Korea attack. But no one was predicting what might come next. "We need to apply pressure on North Korea so ...

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VP Pence says

VP Pence says "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks, amid tit-for-tat saber-rattling from the U.S. and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea was preparing for a sixth nuclear te...

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Canada introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana

The legislation sets the minimum age at 18, but allows each province to determine whether the age should be higher. "We believe the contents of the bill were positive for the most part, as it pert...

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Trump Says North Korea Has 'Gotta Behave'

His trip includes visits to Indonesia and Australia. -South Korean installation, which is just outside the 2.5-mile wide (4 kilometres) DMZ. The unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to ...

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United Airlines changes policy following backlash over violently dragging off man

United Airlines, which has been in the news for some time now, is reviewing its policies after the violent removal of a passenger from a flight last week sparked a social media outrage. During the...

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Boston Marathons brings out western Mass. runners

Boston Marathons brings out western Mass. runners

Two times former World marathon champion Edna Kiplagat is this year's Boston Marathon women's champion while Geoffrey Kirui has claimed his first major after winning the men's race in 2 hours, 0...

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