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China's Q1 economic growth ticks higher to 6.9%

China's Q1 economic growth ticks higher to 6.9%

Workers survey the construction site of the terminal for the Beijing New Airport in Beijing's southern Daxing District, China October 10, 2016. Economists say more tightening measures are likely as ...

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Oil prices tumble on United States inventories data

US crude inventories, however, fell by 1.0 million barrels last week to 532.3 million barrels, said the EIA. Brent crude futures were up 5 cents at $54.94 a barrel at 0908 GMT, while U.S. Benchmark ...

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Le Pen gains support after Paris attack but Macron still seen winning

Le Pen gains support after Paris attack but Macron still seen winning

Immigration and security are also major, related issues in the election after a wave of terror attacks by individuals inspired by or working with the Islamic State, including a December 2015 terror ...

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British Labour lawmaker says her party is not trying to win election

Corbyn was elected party leader in 2015 and again a year ago thanks to strong backing from grassroots Labour members, but many of his more centrist MPs believe he can not secure the broad public supp...

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Mattel shares drop after toy maker posts bigger loss and disappointing sales

Mattel shares drop after toy maker posts bigger loss and disappointing sales

The same period of past year reportedly had a $0.13 per share net loss and $869.4 million in revenue. Mattel, Inc. (MAT ) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 27.63 while the company's industry...

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Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots Visit White House Without Brady

The Patriots won the Super Bowl back in February and were scheduled to visit the White House on April 19 in order to celebrate their win, according to The New York Times . As the press laughed, S...

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Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived

The information is being collected through the land transfer tax system. The new tax would be effective as of April 21, 2017. The tax would not target immigrants and a rebate would be available to p...

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Terror Suspected In Deadly Paris Shooting Days Before Election

France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen, who wants to become president in the 2017 elections, celebrated Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Gave predicts that if Jean-Luc Mélen...

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Assets Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

It drew an immediate response from de Blasio, who called the rhetoric "nothing new" and "grandstanding". Police also said that the city had the "safest first quarter" of the modern crime-tracking er...

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Family of Kentucky man pulled from plane to hold press conference

Family of Kentucky man pulled from plane to hold press conference

Meanwhile, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz shared an internal memo where he defended the flight crew that took Dr. Dao from his seat. "As part of our review, two additional officers have been placed...

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Analyst's Predictions on Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM), Conduent Incorporated (CNDT)

Analyst's Predictions on Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM), Conduent Incorporated (CNDT)

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc .'s (MXIM) witnessed a gain of 0.70% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 44.42. Finally, Norges Bank purchased a new position in Maxim Integrated Products ...

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Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

Earlier this month, Grassland Dairy Products Inc. of Wisconsin, which produces and sells UF milk, announced that it will be cancelling 75 of its contracts with USA dairy farms starting May 1 because "...

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'Worst is over' for Wells Fargo stock, analyst says

'Worst is over' for Wells Fargo stock, analyst says

Senior Wells Fargo executives knew as far back as 2002 - almost a decade earlier than initially disclosed - that bank employees were setting up fake accounts that customers didn't want in order to m...

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U.S. Urges China to Open Trade After Sparing It Manipulator Tag

U.S. Urges China to Open Trade After Sparing It Manipulator Tag

Trump has said some U.S. trading partners, particularly China, manipulated their currency but has since backed off that claim and acknowledged that China had not weakened the yuan to make its exports ...

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Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

Therefore 58% are positive. Barr A G PLC had 73 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, April 4. Analysts ...

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Retailer Marks & Spencer says plans to close six British stores

Retailer Marks & Spencer says plans to close six British stores

Marks and Spencer is to close six stores as part of chief executive Steve Rowe's plans to improve the business. He added: "It is our intention that nobody leaves M&S and we will work as hard as poss...

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Fire crews rush to calls in San Francisco outage

Fire crews rush to calls in San Francisco outage

A widespread power outage in San Francisco affecting approximately 95,000 customers prompted the closure of BART's Montgomery station on Friday morning. New patients are being rerouted to other full...

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MPs back May's call for snap election

Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote. Si...

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Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strike

USA defence secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that America was ready to work to achieve a pea...

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US rig count rises 10 this week to 857; Texas up 6

US rig count rises 10 this week to 857; Texas up 6

The U.S. oil-rig count is typically viewed as a proxy for activity in the sector. Domestic drillers have added rigs nearly every week this year, hoping to take advantage of stable oil prices near USD5...

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Brent oil rises for 8th day on possible extension to supply cut

Worldwide benchmark Brent crude futures were up 33 United States cents by 9am GMT at $56.56 a barrel, their highest since early March. Traders attributed the up-and-down action to the drawdown in in...

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United Kingdom parliament votes in favour of early election

May has said an early general election will help strengthen Brexit negotiations and stressed how Britain needs "strong leadership" to support the talks and to prepare for leaving the EU. During ...

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China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products

China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products

USA imports, nearly all from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent previous year. Serious concerns about conflict of interests have been raised as Ivanka , the daughter of Donald Trump, also ac...

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Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Trump has previously set other dates for releasing news about his plan for tax reform, something financial markets have eagerly anticipated for some time. New rules finalized in April of previous year...

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Delta cancels more flights after storm hits Atlanta

That brought the total number of cancellations to around 3,000. It's offering waivers to help people rebook their flights without charge. Making matters worse, "Heavy spring break travel means open se...

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Britain to head to the polls on 8 June

If that polling holds true, British voters could increase the conservatives' majority to 100 seats or more when they head to the polls in June, giving May more leverage in upcoming talks with the EU. ...

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Service charge not mandatory now: Centre

Service charge not mandatory now: Centre

He added that the guidelines were sent to the states for necessary action. A large number of restaurants had responded by putting up notices at the entrance, declaring that they would charge the ser...

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BP kills Alaska well after capping oil, natural gas leaks

Though no injuries or damage to wildlife had been reported, crews trying to secure the well had failed amid biting winds blowing up to 38 miles an hour. Workers from the Alaska Department of Conservat...

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Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

On the call, United Airline chief executive Oscar Munoz said he would have "further conversations with customers and related governmental officials" in an upcoming trip to China that had been planned ...

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Netflix: Streaming Deals Like Amazon's NFL Deal Not 'Smart For Us'

Netflix , an American entertainment company is on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers , an evidence to how much the video streaming service has differed the entertainment landscape from the...

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Oil prices regain some ground, but oversupply weighs

Crude oil closed down sharply by the end of the trading day Wednesday after investors mulled over the latest data set from the U.S. Energy Information Administration . The total volume of oil that wa...

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Analyst Stock Ratings: Range Resources Corporation (RRC), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Analyst Stock Ratings: Range Resources Corporation (RRC), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

The share price is trading in a range of $27.29 - 29.97. Range Resources Corp . had 83 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The original version of this report can be acces...

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Capitals beat Maple Leafs, even series at two

Ovie flew ass over tea kettle and hit the deck. He was eventually helped to the locker room by trainers and was unable to put weight on his leg. Or in the words of the 19-year-old veteran Matthews: "N...

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Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-Élysées terror attack

Mr Macron, a 39-year-old moderate whom other candidates have portrayed as too inexperienced to protect France against the terror threat, warned against any attempts to use the attack for political gai...

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North Korea missile launch a 'provocation', US defence chief says

The USS Nimitz will be joining the Ronald Reagan at the US base just south of Tokyo as tension on the Korean peninsula continues to rise. He warned the North, which has conducted missile and nuclear...

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