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Devotees throng churches for Easter celebrations

Dyed Easter eggs have been a symbol strongly associated with the holiday for many years. "Easter celebrations have become traditions and marketing strategies that people use to satisfy themselves", ...

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Starbucks profit meets Wall Street view, shares fall

Starbucks profit meets Wall Street view, shares fall

Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 2,637 shares of the coffee company's stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 1,715 shares during the period. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reut...

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Dairy, lumber, pharma: Trump team signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA

Dairy, lumber, pharma: Trump team signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA

The upper Midwest timber industry is welcoming the Trump administration's announcement that it's imposing tariffs averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada. Carr...

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United States Steel Corporation downgraded to Hold By Deutsche Bank

United States Steel Corporation downgraded to Hold By Deutsche Bank

Steel posted adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $74 million, falling short of all nine analyst estimates. Longbow Research began coverage on shares of United ...

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Violent street gang MS-13 puts Long Island towns in its grip

Violent street gang MS-13 puts Long Island towns in its grip

However, there is another issue and this is one that has become much more heightened under the watch of new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions who will be in Central Islip on Friday. Crime scene inve...

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Oil Tumbles Most in Six Weeks as U.S. Gasoline Supplies Advance

Oil Tumbles Most in Six Weeks as U.S. Gasoline Supplies Advance

Crude inventories fell 1.03 million barrels to 532.3 million last week, the agency reported Wednesday. West Texas Intermediate for May delivery dropped $1.97, or 3.8 percent, to settle at $50.44 a...

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Starbucks quarterly revenue falls short, stock falls

Starbucks quarterly revenue falls short, stock falls

In April, Starbucks received a lot of buzz on social media, after releasing a limited-time offering, a sweet-and-sour Unicorn Frappuccino, which quickly sold out at many locations. Analysts were exp...

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Trump under fire over huge tax cut for the rich

These are key Republican goals that would require lawmakers to eliminate or reduce precious tax breaks enjoyed by millions of Americans. "I think the folks who are saying it's gonna add to the defi...

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Oil prices fall following Libyan oil fields restart

At 15:42 BST, Nymex-priced West Texas Intermediate crude was down 2.16% to $48.55 a barrel. The American Petroleum Institute cast a cloud over the. Rystad Energy expects U.S. Russian Energy Minist...

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Tech-heavy stock gauge tops 6000 — Nasdaq's record high

The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up 1 point, less than 0.1 percent, to 2,388. The Dow soared more than 200 points, while the S&P and Nasdaq climbed about 1 percent. New items on its menu helped...

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Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) has a 52-Week High of $4.44

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) has a 52-Week High of $4.44

Stock's intraday price range hit the peak level of $8.51 and touched the lowest level of $8.05. Royal Bank of Canada's price target would indicate a potential upside of 48.70% from the stock's current...

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Forget autonomous cars, Uber will give us flying taxi services in 2020

Uber Technologies Inc., the US developer of a flying taxi service, plans to launch flying vehicles with a pilot by 2020, the company's Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Holden, said on Thursday. A p...

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Why Donald Trump's Tax Plan Can't 'Pay for Itself'

And this is something we have been talking about since the campaign. But the biggest missing detail of all was: How will the White House pay for the tax cut? To minimize that, Republicans will rely ...

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Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. (NYSE:TPH) Under Analyst Spotlight

Howard Hughes Medical Institute boosted its stake in shares of TRI Pointe Group by 1.7% in the first quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in shares of TRI Pointe Gro...

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Get Ready For A Tougher Australian Citizenship Test

Crucially for Indians hoping to use the 457 route, the new two-year visa can not be used as a pathway to permanent residency . Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press co...

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Oil falls on bulging U.S. crude inventories, record global supplies

Oil falls on bulging U.S. crude inventories, record global supplies

JP Morgan told the news agency: "Crude markets are close to floating storage economics and this is a bearish sign for output price developments". The average value of the Brent crude oil forward c...

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Christians observe Holy Saturday

The emptiness and sadness of Good Friday has been changed into fullness and joy. Easter is the time of the year when Christians remember the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The best ...

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Australian citizenship to include test of 'values'

Although this path remains open, US President Donald Trump has already made it harder for the visas to be granted, reflected in the fact that H-1B applications this year dropped for the first time i...

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Trump orders review of national monuments to allow development

Trump orders review of national monuments to allow development

But new development is largely restricted, which is the source of heated controversy in rural towns surrounded by federal land where many residents make their living from natural resources. "This orde...

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Trump tax plan slashing business rates to test support in Congress

For all the talk of high-minded, growth-oriented tax reform, all the Trump administration offered on Wednesday as the president announced his tax plan was an unsurprising package of tax cuts for the...

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What Are Analysts Suggestions On Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE)

What Are Analysts Suggestions On Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE)

Since November 28, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $47,135 activity. Energy Transfer Equity ( NYSE:ETE ) traded down 2.67% on Wednesday, reaching $18.62. Putnam Investments Ltd investe...

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AAP in huddle; Kejriwal asks councillors 'not to betray party'

AAP in huddle; Kejriwal asks councillors 'not to betray party'

The BJP won 181 of 270 municipal wards, leaving 48 for AAP and 30 for Congress. Manoj Tiwari helped the BJP win the support of Poorvanchali voters. While adressing the members of the party Kejriwal in...

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MCD Elections 2017: BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, blow to AAP

The party's leadership could expect more acrimony in the days to come as AAP's NRI leaders from Canada and the U.S. rejected central leaders Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak alleging that they ran Punj...

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Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4000 United Kingdom jobs

Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4000 United Kingdom jobs

Pre-tax profit of 878 million euros climbed 52% year-on-year. However, lower revenues adversely affected results. Comparatively, Deutsche Bank AG posted earnings of $0 per share in the same quarter a ...

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Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Microsoft (MSFT)

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Microsoft (MSFT)

Scharf Investments LLC owned about 0.06% of Microsoft worth $264,372,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. It is positive, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings. The company ge...

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Uber will offer UK drivers (limited) sick and injury benefits

Uber will offer UK drivers (limited) sick and injury benefits

With the rise of Uber, the ride-hailing app's customer rating system has become an unofficial badge of honor: People who have high ratings tend to be quite proud. Uber officials claim that the move ...

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British PM, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash

British PM, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash

She added: "The weak and divided Labour Party can not even unite their own party let alone the country". "We need a General Election and we need one now", she said . Mrs May has declined to guara...

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Stephen Lynch: Michael Flynn probe 'could be much wider'

Questions were also raised about Flynn's $530,000 in consulting work his company, Flynn Intel Group, performed for a businessman with links to the Turkish government. Spicer said that the president wa...

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Trump plans to sign order for US break from NAFTA

Freeland said she has had discussions with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in recent days and some progress has been made, but there's no sign of a deal yet. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with ...

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Tax plan raises questions about ballooning deficit

Tax plan raises questions about ballooning deficit

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced what it claimed to be "one of the biggest tax cuts in American history", through drastically reducing tax rates both in the business and individual ...

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BC Liberals, NDP spar over donation from billionaire developer

He said the B.C. government delayed taking action until last summer because wealthy developers who donate to the Liberals were becoming rich as house prices soared. "It is high time that British Colum...

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Donald Trump govt to announce major tax reforms in United States next week

But on Sunday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney appear to cast doubt on Mnuchin's statements, saying the White House still hadn't decided whether to pursue a long-term or short-t...

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US Won't Give Exxon Mobil Exception to Drill for Oil in Russian Federation

US Won't Give Exxon Mobil Exception to Drill for Oil in Russian Federation

Exxon Mobil has requested a waiver from U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation in order to restart its joint venture with state oil company Rosneft , The Wall Street Journal has reported. Sinc...

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USA imposes new tariffs on Canadian softwood after Commerce Dept ruling

The president says subsidized Canadian lumber has hurt the industry here. What local builders say: Rick Koze, president and owner of Kay Builders, says the new tariffs could drive home prices up...

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Dubai to be Uber's testing ground for flying vehicles

Presumably we'll still need the cars for smaller journeys and areas without landing options - but whether the flying cabs and cars will be automated by then isn't so obvious. Uber has faced a series...

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