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Exxon Won't Say If It's Seeking a Waiver From Russia Sanctions

Exxon Won't Say If It's Seeking a Waiver From Russia Sanctions

With the sanctions still in place under President Trump, Exxon's Black Sea exploration rights are nearly due to expire, putting pressure on the oil company to negotiate a waiver from the US Treasury D...

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RAW accused of helping Taliban

RAW accused of helping Taliban

The TTP leaders would share propaganda materials on the social media to mislead the people, especially the youth. Liaquat Ali, better known by his nom de guerre, Ehsanullah Ehsan, was a senior comma...

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United's board, Munoz agree he will not become chairman next year

The company said Friday in a regulatory filing that about $6.8 million of the total was related to a signing bonus that Munoz was promised in 2016. After a man is dragged off a United Express flig...

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Complaints against financial firms surge to 3m in second half of 2016

Complaints against financial firms surge to 3m in second half of 2016

Alliance Trust Savings received 289 decumulation & pensions complaints with 65% being upheld and 809 investment complaints at a 45% uphold rate. The total overall complaints received across all cate...

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Tim Hortons parent's Q1 revenue above estimates at US$1 billion

Tim Hortons parent's Q1 revenue above estimates at US$1 billion

Restaurant Brands International Inc . says comparable sales at locations open at least a year were down one-tenth of a per cent at both chains, after adjusting for currency fluctuations. Its down 0.14...

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Galaxy S8 Pre-order shipping dates released

Both phones come with 64GB of internal memory coupled with some of the most powerful components to be found in a smartphone. It is not yet known whether it will partner with foreign firms to launch ...

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Jefferies International Reiterated Sainsbury (J) PLC (LON:SBRY) As 'Hold'

Jefferies International Reiterated Sainsbury (J) PLC (LON:SBRY) As 'Hold'

The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, January 15. (NYSE:GGG) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 3 by SunTrust. HSBC maintained Shire PLC (LON:SHP) rating on Wednesday, Sep...

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Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

After Perdue, remaining nominees for Trump's Cabinet to be confirmed are Robert Lighthizer for US trade representative and Alexander Acosta for labor secretary. "Secretary Perdue is a long-time friend...

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Boeing profits rise 19% despite drop in revenue

Stock traders acquired 14,945 put options on the stock. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) is presently sitting at 0.91. The transaction was disclosed in a filing w...

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Trump tax plan to produce budget issues in short term: Mnuchin

Separate reports indicate the Treasury Department is still far from a detailed plan, but an announcement this week could provide a general outline . Lawmakers have been anxiously waiting for more d...

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Mortgage Loan Rates Stayed Low Last Week, Applications Rose

Mortgage Loan Rates Stayed Low Last Week, Applications Rose

The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 3.87 percent, up 4 basis points over the last week. The 7-year ARMs are attractive to consumers, especially first-time homebuyers because the interest rat...

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Big rise in demand for foodbanks in Yorkshire

Big rise in demand for foodbanks in Yorkshire

The charity - which hands out three-day emergency food parcels- distributed an additional 1,193 supplies in the City of Discovery compared with the same period in 2015-16. Skelmersdale Foodbank shares...

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N Korea conducts live-fire drill as USA submarine docks in South

The US and South Korea agreed to deploy THAAD in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea . China is North Korea's only ally and main trading partner - and the U.S. But the shi...

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Hyundai Motor Q1 net plunges 21% on weak China sales

Hyundai Motor Q1 net plunges 21% on weak China sales

Beijing Hyundai Motor, Hyundai's Chinese joint venture, posted 3.16 trillion won (US$1.81 billion) in sales, a decline of 27.6 percent on-year. Its profit slide was smaller than what analysts expect...

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Dortmund 'emotionally stable' ahead of Monaco decider

Dortmund 'emotionally stable' ahead of Monaco decider

German midfielder Marco Reus netted a consolation for Dortmund at the start of the second half, with Monaco substitute Germain adding a late third for Leonardo Jardim's well-drilled outfit just moment...

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United CEO Oscar Munoz loses chairman role after passenger problem

The airline said Mr Munoz proposed that his employment contract be re-written to remove the expectation that he would become chairman at next year's annual meeting of parent United Continental Holding...

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Trump recalls killing of Armenians, doesn't call it genocide

Trump recalls killing of Armenians, doesn't call it genocide

The Los Angeles march and rally Monday, April 24, 2017 , to mark the 102th anniversary of the Armenian genocide is under way and headed to the Turkish consulate. Keeping with trends of past adminis...

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Canada's Not the Challenge for U.S. Dairy, Trudeau Says

He told The Canadian Press that despite some USA rhetoric and his rebuttal letter sent to US officials on Tuesday, he still expects "constructive discussions" between the two countries. He also wrote ...

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Turkey hits PKK targets in Iraq, Syria

Turkey hits PKK targets in Iraq, Syria

The claim could not be independently confirmed. Iraq's Foreign Ministry denounced the strikes as a "violation" of its sovereignty and called on the worldwide community to put an end to such "interfe...

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Cost cuts at Coca-Cola go deeper, including jobs

Cost cuts at Coca-Cola go deeper, including jobs

The analysts offering 12 month price targets for The Coca-Cola Company have a median target of $45, with a high estimate of $50 and a low estimate of $38. and global trademark & copyright laws. The le...

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No plan to impose any tax on agricultural income: Jaitley

No plan to impose any tax on agricultural income: Jaitley

In a statement issued today, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said the government had no jurisdiction to impose tax on agricultural income. NITI Aayog, the administration's research organisation,...

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Trump drops border wall funding demand as shutdown threat looms, reports say

Failure to approve a government funding bill could also throw new doubts over Republicans' ability to fashion a budget blueprint for the next fiscal year or to succeed in a major effort to cut corpora...

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Valley lawmakers hope to avoid government shutdown

In a tweet, Trump insisted that the "fake news media" is misrepresenting his position, reiterating his vow to build the border wall. He has - there are things that we need to do to protect our count...

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France's president warns of complacency over Le Pen

The first was that advance polling and many prognosticators said that Ms. Le Pen would finish first and Mr. Macron second among the 11 candidates . Le Pen has promised to suspend the EU's open-bo...

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Trump Moves to Support Wisconsin Dairy and Lumber Competing with Canadian Products

Trump Moves to Support Wisconsin Dairy and Lumber Competing with Canadian Products

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau predicts Trump's action will "thicken" the border between the two countries. The White House's interpretation glossed over Trudeau's aggressive tone and said...

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Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter after a judge blocked his executive order withholding funds from sanctuary cities if they failed to comply with his immigration demands. The government, howeve...

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Canada reports progress with US on lumber, 'but not there yet'

Canada reports progress with US on lumber, 'but not there yet'

The minister has several Canadian lumber executives in tow as he continues a major trip to China that includes a high-level economic dialogue with its vice-premier. northern neighbour, Efe news report...

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Harris Teeter hash browns under recall for potential golf ball pieces

Harris Teeter hash browns under recall for potential golf ball pieces

A weird and unwanted ingredient is prompting a recall of several frozen hash-brown products: The hash browns may contain pieces of golf balls. Also affected are browns sold in IL and Wisconsin under...

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France's Marine Le Pen gets criticism from dad

France's Marine Le Pen gets criticism from dad

According to the results provided by the French Interior Ministry, Sunday's first round of the French presidential election ended with Macron leading with 23.75 percent of votes and Le Pen trailing sl...

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White House Readies Order to Quit NAFTA

White House Readies Order to Quit NAFTA

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and Peter Navarro, the head of Trump's newly formed National Trade Council, drafted the executive order "in close cooperation", according to Politico's repo...

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What Do Analysts Suggest For Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Societe Generale. Halma plc (LON:HLMA) had its price target lifted by research analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 825 ($10.55) to GBX 91...

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Gazprom to cut gas transit via Ukraine by 80 percent

Gazprom to cut gas transit via Ukraine by 80 percent

Besides, "the absence of the infrastructure for transit is music to a blackmailer's ears because in this case, neither Russian Federation nor Europe will have any chance to provide a stable supply of ...

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Trump unveils massive business tax cut package

But for others, a tax cut of just a few years is a nonstarter, said Mark Everson, a former Internal Revenue Service commissioner and now vice chairman of tax consulting firm AlliantGroup. "As you know...

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International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecasts but warns against protectionism, relaxing banking rules

International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecasts but warns against protectionism, relaxing banking rules

The IMF also revised Britain's growth forecast to 2.0 percent for 2017, up a half percentage point from January. The IMF warned that the eurozone's economic outlook was clouded by Brexit and election ...

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Trump to Make Big Tax Reform Announcement Next Week

The president has instructed advisers to propose cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 per cent to 15 per cent, according to White House officials who said they were not authorized to speak pub...

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