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County Officials Brace for Potential Flooding - Watch in Effect Until Late Sunday

The flood stage at Toad Suck is 275 feet. The Pettis County Sheriff's Office issued a statement saying, " Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads". You should monitor later forecasts...

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Happy Birthday to The Queen: How the Queen is celebrating her birthday

This year, there will be a gun salute at London's Tower Bridge and at Hyde Park. She is Britain's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, having become queen on February 8, 1952. "I said this is yo...

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U.S. growth hits three-year low at start of 2017

U.S. growth hits three-year low at start of 2017

Cuts in government spending also had an impact on economic growth. University of MI economist Justin Wolfers on Twitter concurred with the White House's assessment that first-quarter GDP quarter is ...

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Oil falls after failed North Korean missile test, U.S. rig count gains

Gasoline inventories rose 1.54 million barrels last week, surprising analysts surveyed by Bloomberg who projected the Energy Information Administration data would show a 2-million-barrel decline...

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Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK

Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has signalled its MPs will abstain in the vote and Labour and the Liberal Democrats , while accusing May of political opportunism, have welcomed the prospect of an...

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Alphabet reports $24.7 Billion in revenue in quarter ended March 31st

The bulk of revenues for Other Bets came way Nest, Verily and Google Fiber, Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, said on Thursday's earnings call. The internet giant reported $24.75 billion in ...

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United States economy growth slows strongly in first quarter, 0.7%

United States economy growth slows strongly in first quarter, 0.7%

And new strength in the global economy pushed up demand for US exports, which grew at an annual rate of 5.8%. Changes in private inventories subtracted 0.93 percentage points from the growth in the ...

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First Quarter GDP Weak

First Quarter GDP Weak

More important, household finances are in the best shape in years amid record stock market gains, a strong labor market and gradually rising wages. Here's how seasonality works: we know that consume...

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Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you

Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you

Turnbull called Australia "the most successful multicultural nation in the world" but said it was time to focus on skilled workers and promote the hiring of Australians over cheap foreign labor. Appli...

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What Trump's Tax Plan Proposes and Who It Will Benefit Most

The plan calls for doubling the standard deduction that people can claim on their income tax returns, which would lower tax bills for some taxpayers and lead to a much simpler tax filing process f...

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Trump signs executive actions to review tax regulations, roll back Dodd-Frank

But he faces an enormous fight among clashing vested interests as Congress tries to rewrite the tax code. The second executive order instructs Mnuchin to review "the damaging Dodd-Frank regulations"...

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Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting

Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting

There have been positive signals that the oil exporters would support the Saudi proposal, Zanganeh said . "We see a risk for a weaker oil price towards the end of the year ... will eventually facil...

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GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017

Preliminary data showed GDP increased only 0.7 percent in the first three months of the year, down sharply from the 2.1 percent expansion seen in the fourth quarter of 2016. However, many economists...

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Crude stockpiles fall again

Distillate stocks reached their lowest levels since November 2015, the EIA said. "Total motor gasoline inventories increased by 1.5 million barrels last week, and are near the upper limit of the avera...

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Shares in Time Fold on Sale Plans

Shares in Time Fold on Sale Plans

On the revenue side, this includes a focus on digital audiences and revenues, particularly in branded content and video; brand extensions, including TV, OTT, events and licensing agreements; as well a...

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Frugal U.S. consumers seen holding back first-quarter GDP

Consumer sentiment about the USA economy remained high in April, even as the Commerce Department said US economic output increased at the slowest pace in three years. Instead, they say that in our c...

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U.K. GDP growth slows more than expected in first quarter

It is likely that some of this earlier expansion may have been borrowed from the first quarter, with consumers spending less in the beginning of 2017 because they had made so many purchases in 2016. "...

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Trump's tax reform could make him smarter

Trump's tax reform could make him smarter

It has evolved over the years and now impacts about 5 million households, a lot of them making between $200,000 and $1 million a year.In 2005, Trump himself paid $36.5 million in taxes, mostly becau...

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Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

California famously has high income tax rates, particularly for the wealthy. President Trump's plan, which did not include many details, could cut taxes for some middle and high-income families, p...

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West Ham fighting relegation fight until mathematically safe, says Bilic

West Ham fighting relegation fight until mathematically safe, says Bilic

Jack Butland marked his return to Premier League action at the bet365 Stadium with a clean sheet as West Ham were held to a 0-0 draw at Stoke City. Southgate, who missed the Manchester derby on Th...

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Trump Working On America-First Offshore Energy Strategy

Trump Working On America-First Offshore Energy Strategy

In brief remarks at the White House, Mr. Trump said the order - which is likely to result in new energy exploration in the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans, as well as in the Gulf of Mexico - wil...

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YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google

Google has boosted sales from its core advertising and YouTube business, while also investing in machine learning, hardware and cloud computing, under Pichai's leadership, reported CNN. The resulting ...

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President Vows Tax Plan Wednesday; Aides Surprised, Say Don't Expect Details

Trump is scheduled to unveil the broad outlines of a tax overhaul Wednesday that includes a massive cut in the corporate income tax, reducing the top rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. Trump calls...

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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

David Dao on United Airlines Flight 3411 demands a permanent response ", Schakowsky said in a news release. Not only was the company criticized for its removal of Dao, but also for barring teenage...

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President Trump Proposes Massive Corporate Tax Cut

President Trump Proposes Massive Corporate Tax Cut

The "plan" is more of an outline with the details to be filled in at a later date. That already has Republican lawmakers in states like New Jersey, which has high property taxes, voicing concern wit...

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President Trump, how will your tax plan spur economic growth?

The question, of course, is whether it can do all it promises, and whether it stands a chance of passing. White House officials already have said the top corporate tax rate would drop from 35 perc...

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Oil prices tumble on USA inventories data

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 0.8% at $51.25 a barrel. Earlier Wednesday, OPEC's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said that the cartel and...

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Raptors will need to play desperate to beat Cavaliers

The conversation pivoted. It was no longer about this edition of the Raptors being different; it was about it being the same. It's been sixteen years since the Bucks have won a first-round series. ...

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US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

Over the past year, the ECI has grown 2.4 percent, its quickest pace since 2008. American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello noted the report also showed there was a reduction in b...

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Trump's first 100 days on the global stage

Trump's first 100 days on the global stage

Yet President Barack Obama didn't leave office until Jan. 20, and economists generally credit hiring in January during a White House transition to the outgoing president. MORE: Ivanka Trump Booed in B...

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Local student reacts to contentious French presidential election

Local student reacts to contentious French presidential election

French President Francois Hollande called on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the presidential election, warning of risky consequences if far-right candidate Marine Le P...

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SpaceX set to launch US spy satellite on Sunday

SpaceX set to launch US spy satellite on Sunday

If SpaceX manages to land this rocket stage, it will be the fourth time the company has landed a Falcon 9 first stage back on land, and it's always a spectacular, alien looking sight. However, for t...

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Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus'

Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus'

One is an expected appeal of a lower-court ruling Tuesday against President Donald Trump's executive order threatening to pull funding from so-called sanctuary cities. So, are Trump and Priebus te...

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NFL Draft: Five, Possibly Six Sooners Expected to Go

It's the premium on quarterbacks, silly. It started with the Chicago Bears giving up third- and fourth-round picks to move up just one slot in order to select Trubisky second overall - and that set ...

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GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years

GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years

Real consumer spending rose just a meagre 0.3 percent after growing above 3 percent in the last three quarters. Inventories also made a negative contribution to first quarter growth. Nonetheless, the ...

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