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Macron and Le Pen set for TV debate showdown

Macron and Le Pen set for TV debate showdown

The latest opinion polls show the pro-EU Macron holding a strong lead over his far-right rival Le Pen. The two-and-a-half hour debate was a last major chance to change the dynamics of the race and p...

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Britain's Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

Britain's Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

He added that the "issue" was not who wakes up as prime minister on June 9 but whether Labour is able to win enough seats to form an effective opposition to the Conservative government. It comes as La...

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Canada Reports Progress With US on Lumber, Deal Not in Sight

Canadian imports, valued at $5.7 billion, make up about 30 percent of all softwood lumber used in US housing construction. President Donald Trump accused Canada of hurting milk producers in Wiscon...

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Trump's FCC chairman announces plans to abandon net neutrality enforcement

The FCC Chairman characterized the net neutrality rules as political, arguing that they resulted from former President Barack Obama's November 2014 public statement urging the agency to reclassify bro...

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Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady -- June hike likely

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady -- June hike likely

The policy-making arm of the Federal Reserve has made a decision to keep interest rates steady in the target range of 0.75 to 1 percent. The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the...

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Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

The bank's rate-setting body, as widely expected, voted unanimously to keep short-term interest rates at 0.75 per cent to 1 per cent. The Fed lifted its key rate by a quarter percentage point at its...

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Trump courts moderates, scrambles to head off healthcare defeat

Trump courts moderates, scrambles to head off healthcare defeat

Republicans are having a hard time getting the 216 votes needed to pass a bill this week, mainly over the issue of pre-existing conditions. Other Democrats chimed in with their opposition on socia...

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Fox News co-president resigns in latest shake-up at the network

And most recently, Shine was a staunch defender of former anchor Bill O'Reilly, who parted ways with Fox last month after a series of sexual harassment accusations were leveled against him. They have ...

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New England Patriots Fire Back at NY Times Over White House Photo

New England Patriots Fire Back at NY Times Over White House Photo

It was meant to show that President Trump isn't as popular as President Obama , at least with people who win Super Bowls; in this case the New England Patriots , who were feted for their had-it-all...

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Pakistani Army violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch district

Pakistani Army violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch district

India's top diplomat pointed to the Pakistani envoy that his country's involvement in the attack was evident due to the "covering fire" and " trail of blood " returning back cross the border. Naib Sub...

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Senator Challenges Trump's NRA Speech With Moving Twitter Memorial to Victims

Donald Trump ran the most pro-gun presidential campaign in history, and his speech on Friday made clear his commitment to our firearms freedom has not wavered in the slightest. As his 100th day in of...

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US trade deficit narrows in March

US trade deficit narrows in March

The trade deficit in goods with China rose 7 percent to $24.6 billion in March from $23 billion in February on rising imports of Chinese cellphones and telecommunications equipment. Exports of energy ...

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Tesla losses grow as it nears Model 3 launch

The Silicon Valley automaker became the most valuable United States carmaker by market capitalisation last month, pulling ahead of Detroit's auto heavyweights Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co. "We'...

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FTSE 100 adds £38bn as stocks surge on France election result

FTSE 100 adds £38bn as stocks surge on France election result

Le Pen portrays her opponent as a member of the French political elite and says she is the only candidate for change in the bitterly divided country, weighed down by high unemployment and inequality. ...

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Puerto Rico announces historic debt restructuring in court

Puerto Rico announces historic debt restructuring in court

A fiscal plan sets aside $800 million a year for debt payments, a fraction of the $35 billion due in interest and payments over the next decade. Puerto Rico already faced about a dozen lawsuits befo...

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Puerto Rico hit with 1st lawsuit from bondholders

Puerto Rico hit with 1st lawsuit from bondholders

The release noted concerns that funds with significant investments on the island will bring about "an avalanche of lawsuits could turn Puerto Rico's recession into a depression" now that the stay ha...

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Man killed roommate, then shot neighbor, paramedic

Police said the gunman is armed with a rifle, she reported . Police believe that Brown fatally shot the other person in the home before killing himself. Authorities say the shooting occurred near t...

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US Economy Cools to Slowest in Three Years as Consumption Underperforms

Should the revised estimates hold, real GDP will have increased 1.6 percent in 2016 compared with a 2.6 percent growth rate the previous year. Inventories subtracted 0.93 percentage point from GDP...

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TSX slips on U.S. trade worries; Home Capital slumps

TSX slips on U.S. trade worries; Home Capital slumps

Home Capital has suffered a crisis of confidence since a securities regulator alleged its top executives hid mortgage broker fraud from investors earlier this month, and has hired bankers to advise on...

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Escaped inmate faces kidnapping, fleeing charges in Nebraska

Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says 23-year-old Wesley Williams Correa-Carmenaty attacked and shot the two deputies who were driving inmates back from court Monday. He was recaptured in Omah...

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Starbucks' new Midnight Mint Mocha: 'As good as Unicorn or better'

Starbucks' new Midnight Mint Mocha: 'As good as Unicorn or better'

Just in time for Frappuccino beverage season, Starbucks stores in the USA and Canada are blending something new for customers with the Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino blended beverage along with r...

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Petra Kvitova resumes training after career-threatening knife attack

Petra Kvitova resumes training after career-threatening knife attack

Seles missed the next 27 months before returning to the circuit. Petra Kvitovaduring the BNP Paribas WTA Finals at Singapore Sports Hub. She posted a photo of her playing in Monaco on social medi...

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Alphabet reports $24.75 billion in Q1 revenues, beating expectations

In a founders' letter published earlier Thursday, Google cofounder Larry Page suggested the company has gotten better at developing its newer business ventures in the almost two years since restruct...

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Kraft Heinz (KHC) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.22

Kraft Heinz (KHC) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.22

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of KHC. Kraft noted that organic net sales fell 2.7% in the latest period, despite pricing rising 1.0 percentage point...

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Most oil producers want extension of output cuts: Iran minister

Most oil producers want extension of output cuts: Iran minister

As stated by Khalid al-Falih, OPEC members will assess the market scopes for the next two years and act cautiously when deciding on a possible extension of the agreement. "Non-Opec compliance will i...

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Alphabet reports strong Q1 on the back of booming advertising business

The net income in this quarter is equivalent to $7.73 for each share . And Alphabet shares are up more than 23.5% over the past year, and almost 12.5% so far this year. Google found itself in som...

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Gin recall in Saskatchewan thanks to false alcohol content on label

Gin recall in Saskatchewan thanks to false alcohol content on label

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario was the first to remove the affected product from all of its stores. The recall appears to only affect bottles sold in Canada, but on the off chance you've obtain...

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US timberland returns tick up, ahead of US-Canada trade spat

He also noted Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr's response to the tariff: "The Government of Canada disagrees strongly with the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to impose an unfair and punitiv...

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Investor Focus on Shares of Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL)

Investor Focus on Shares of Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL)

SHELL MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, L.P. (NYSE:SHLX) reached 33.12% versus a 1-year low price of $25.42. It has underperformed by 5.43% the S&P500. Fifth Third State Bank reported 1,122 shares stake. The firm h...

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Soft Real GDP Growth in the First Quarter

While the first GDP report of the Trump administration is surprisingly weak, the underlying picture is still one of a slow growing economy. Investors saw a 96.8 probability that the Fed would not i...

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Wall Street lower ahead of Fed statement

Wall Street lower ahead of Fed statement

All eyes will be on the U.S. Fed meeting results. The downdraft has, for the moment, weighed on USA equity futures, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average priced to open 27 points lower at the openin...

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Groups sue to keep drilling ban in Arctic, Atlantic waters

Groups sue to keep drilling ban in Arctic, Atlantic waters

Obama in 2015 and 2016 withdrew waters in the Arctic Ocean and off the Atlantic coast from future oil and gas leasing. Now, environmental groups are asking the U.S. "There's no precedent to show a b...

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Labour Minister Blames May Day Disruptions On NLC Factions

Labour Minister Blames May Day Disruptions On NLC Factions

The State NLC Chairman also commended Governor Lalong for his workers friendly disposition and the achievement of his administration in ensuring some of the sundry issues presented previous year were ...

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Duke Realty Selling Medical Office Assets for $2.8 Billion to HTA

Duke Realty Selling Medical Office Assets for $2.8 Billion to HTA

Jefferies Group analyst O. Okusanya forecasts that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $0.42 per share for the quarter. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings...

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NASA Cassini spacecraft set for second dive between Saturn and its rings

NASA Cassini spacecraft set for second dive between Saturn and its rings

But when contact between Earth and the spacecraft was resumed, and data from the dive sent back, mission scientists were puzzled to find the region Cassini flew in largely free of ring particles. ...

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