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USA gains jobs; unemployment drops

The household survey, unlike the payroll survey, captures farm workers, the self-employed and people who work for new companies. WASHINGTON - The U.S. Event: On a seasonally adjusted basis, tota...

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India BJP leaders face conspiracy trial in 1992 mosque case

The CBI had moved the apex court against the May 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict dropping conspiracy charges against the senior BJP leaders. The court further said that no party shall be granted adj...

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Crazy Volume Spikes for: Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI)

Crazy Volume Spikes for: Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI)

Wireless infrastructure provider Crown Castle International Corp . said Monday that it has agreed to purchase Wilcon Holdings LLC , a private equity-backed fiber services company, in a $600 millio...

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Japan March exports rise 12% y-o-y: MOF

Japan March exports rise 12% y-o-y: MOF

In 2015, the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with: United States, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore. That compared with a 6.7 per cent rise expected by economists in a Reuters poll....

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Debenhams to shut stores

Debenhams to shut stores

THE future of Debenhams in Bolton is uncertain after the chain unveiled plans to put 10 of its United Kingdom stores under review. Debenhams , which operates a flagship store on London's Oxford Str...

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French poll: Macron, Le Pen still front runners

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen hammered on themes that pump up supporters, like immigration and national identity, at her Paris rally on Monday as France's unpredictable presidential...

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Oil stable as OPEC says it is committed to rebalance markets

Oil stable as OPEC says it is committed to rebalance markets

United States gasoline inventories are 8.3% below their all-time high. Gasoline margins have since come under downward pressure, which analysts warned could undermine crude prices as well. Product pri...

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Iran's Rouhani condemns United States attack on Syria, criticises GCC support

Syria has denied using any chemical agents, and Russian Federation says the USA gave no evidence Syria has chemical weapons. Earlier this week, a suspected chemical attack hit the town of Khan Sh...

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Modi world's most followed leader on Instagram

Modi world's most followed leader on Instagram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that women are free to retain their maiden names in their passports now after the marriage. Now women won't have to submit a marriage or a divorce certif...

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General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes vehicle plant and assets

General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes vehicle plant and assets

A court in the Zulia state said it imposed a broad embargo on the assets of General Motors Venezolana, C.A., or GMV, which has been in operation for almost seven decades. A year ago the company lost $...

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Michael B Jordan to star in Fahrenheit 451 film adaptation

Michael B Jordan to star in Fahrenheit 451 film adaptation

Bahrani, who recently directed Shannon in 99 Homes , will co-write the script with Amir Naderi , as well as directing the film. Jordan is also an executive producer via his Outlier Productions a...

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Melania Trump nudges President to put hand over heart during national anthem

That's down from the 35,000 people who attended a year ago. We're right on track, " he said, speaking of his almost 100 days of leadership. With the Easter Egg Roll behind them, the White House trad...

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Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama takes his seat for his court hearing in Jakarta , Indonesia. Other pollsters showed similar results with 99 per cent counted. Security appeared light a...

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NMPF Statement in Response to Canadian Ambassador's Comments on Dairy Trade Dispute

Blaney says it's important to preserve the system to protect consumers from the possibility of a new dairy tax. Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter to the governors of Wisconsin and NY tha...

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CenturyLink Investment Management Co Has $297000 Stake in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

CenturyLink Investment Management Co Has $297000 Stake in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of NVDA. Blackrock Incorporated has 0.16% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 1....

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Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicato...

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Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

The model is slated to begin production in 2020. The ID Buzz, an electric microbus, was introduced in January at the North American International Auto Show. VW's fantasy crossover EV also features a c...

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Zidane admits his Madrid future is still unclear

Antoine Griezmann's classy finish five minutes from time dealt Real Madrid's La Liga title chances a huge blow as Atletico Madrid rescued a 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. I contin...

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US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

The department, however, concluded that no major US trading partner is manipulating its currency to gain an unfair trade advantage, suggesting President Donald Trump has backed away from his campaign ...

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Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

The programme allows business to employ foreign workers for a period up to four years in skilled jobs where there is a shortage of Australian workers. Both sides of politics have promised to tighten t...

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Unicorn Frappuccino at Startbucks

Unicorn Frappuccino at Startbucks

Braden Burson said the drink, which "tastes like a Sweet Tart", is ruining the lives of Starbucks baristas everywhere. The Unicorn Frappuccino was made to be Instagrammed, so it's puzzling that S...

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Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

But a hospital director confirmed the death of an 18-year-old student, Carlos Moreno, who was on his way to play soccer when shots were fired near groups of opposition and government supporters. The t...

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Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. Bernstein

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. Bernstein

First National Bank Sioux Falls increased its position in shares of Pfizer by 108.2% in the third quarter. TX now owns 179,556 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $5,832,000 afte...

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Applications for jobless aid rise

Applications for jobless aid rise

Jobless claims have remained below 300,000 for 111 consecutive weeks, the longest such streak since 1970 - when the USA workforce and population were much smaller than they are today. In a separate re...

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Talent agency CAA enters deal with Chinese media mogul

Talent agency CAA enters deal with Chinese media mogul

CAA President Richard Lovett was not available for comment. Creative Artists Agency was one of the first marquee Hollywood names to make a splash in China - and as the country's movie market has gro...

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Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) Shares Bought by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Guggenheim reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a research note on Friday, December 16th. They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction ...

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CSX posts higher profit, new CEO says better is to come

CSX posts higher profit, new CEO says better is to come

The stock is a Buy among 13 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. Brick & Kyle Associates now owns 4,500 shares of the company's stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 500 shares du...

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Serena Williams reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant with first child

Tennis superstar Serena Williams has seemingly taken to Snapchat to announce she is pregnant . Williams, who got engaged to Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian late previous year, has nothing left to p...

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Stephen Colbert and 'Stephen Colbert' bid farewell to Bill O'Reilly

Stephen Colbert and 'Stephen Colbert' bid farewell to Bill O'Reilly

Talking about Bill O'Reilly's firing at Fox over multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Colbert acknowledged their connection; he often referred to O'Reilly as "Papa Bear". "You have also been loy...

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United Airlines boss: no one will be fired for plane 'dragging' incident

There was "never consideration" of firing an employee over the incident, he said. Dr David Dao sustained a broken nose, concussion and two lost teeth after refusing to vacate his seat on an overbook...

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General Motors Says Venezuela Illegally Seizes Auto Plant

General Motors Says Venezuela Illegally Seizes Auto Plant

The company has 79 dealers, 2,678 plant workers, and numerous suppliers in the country, all of whom are reportedly irreversibly affected by this latest news. GM sold just over 583,000 vehicles in the ...

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Green Investment Bank sold in £2.3bn deal

Green Investment Bank sold in £2.3bn deal

The transaction is expected to complete in the first half of 2017. The government chose to sell a majority stake in 2015, saying that would give the bank more freedom to borrow, free it from state a...

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Stockholm truck attack: Authorities arrest second suspect

The Uzbek suspect had been due to be deported from Sweden after his residency application was rejected past year. "However, he is a person who has previously figured in our intelligence flow", head of...

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Measures to address both rental and home buying issues

Measures to address both rental and home buying issues

Davidoff believes some of that can be done through capital gains taxes with certain exemptions, but says there aren't a lot of other creative solutions. Under the new rules, which took effect on Janua...

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VA Seeks to Become More Transparent on Wait Times, Care Quality

VA Seeks to Become More Transparent on Wait Times, Care Quality

But, he wants the VA to handle all scheduling and "customer service" - something that veterans groups generally support but government auditors caution could prove unwieldy and expensive. The current ...

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