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China's first domestically-designed airliner makes its maiden flight

The C919, which is what China calls the passenger jet, is set to make its maiden flight today from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The 80-minute flight was greeted with applause by more than 1,...

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GOP House panel takes first step to gut Dodd-Frank law

GOP House panel takes first step to gut Dodd-Frank law

Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved HR 10, the so-called Financial Choice Act , on a straight party-line vote. Republicans criticize the Dodd-Frank regulations as the primary...

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Marine Le Pen hijacks Emmanuel Macron campaign visit to factory

Marine Le Pen hijacks Emmanuel Macron campaign visit to factory

After winning Sunday's contest with 24.1 percent to Le Pen's 21.3 percent, Macron gave an exuberant victory speech followed by a high-profile celebration at a famous Paris bistrot, drawing fire from...

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Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) Plummeted -0.84% in the last trading session

To gauge your chances of picking a winning stock, take a close look at its fundamentals, especially its earnings-per-share growth. Certain items in the first quarter included $13.6 million in charges ...

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Levee breaks, river closure latest fallout from flooding

Levee breaks, river closure latest fallout from flooding

The rain created flash flooding in several places. While an outbreak of severe weather is not in the forecast, there remains a possibility of isolated storms associated with this system that could inc...

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Oil prices back in the $40s, sink to 5-month low

CRUDE CONCERNS: U.S. benchmark crude oil futures fell briefly below the key $45 level before stabilizing. The precise trigger for the two-day sell off, which has loped more than 7% from global cru...

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British election: Labour offers Brexit pledge on European Union nationals

The NHS row comes a day after Ms May said the Government had to stop "ducking" the issue of the looming social care crisis. "What Labour will do is to scrap the Brexit white paper and draw up new ne...

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Chinese-Made Passenger Jet Takes Off For Its First Test Flight

The jet soon became invisible against the dark skies on a windy and polluted day in Shanghai , which was also in the path of dense sandstorms from the north. That honour belonged to an Airbus A320, a...

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First quarter loss for Terex

We also repurchased approximately 6.5 million shares of Terex stock through our previously announced programs. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $30 range (lowest t...

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Delta apologizes to family booted from flight

Delta apologizes to family booted from flight

But crew members said the child needed to give up the seat on the flight, which Mr Schear claims was overbooked. However, the Delta employee warned that if they didn't leave, "This is a federal offe...

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President Trump To Announce Tax Cuts

President Trump To Announce Tax Cuts

The White House claims that individuals and businesses now spend 6.1bn hours collectively complying with the tax code, costing the United States economy $234.4bn a year in time and expenses. Mnuchin, ...

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Tesco (LON:TSCO) Issued With 'Reduce' Rating At HSBC

The ETF decreased 1.74% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $23.2. (NYSE:AMN) has risen 19.31% since September 16, 2016 and is uptrending. However, they also underlined two risk factors...

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No federal charges for Louisiana police in shooting of Alton Sterling

At the close of the investigation, the justice department said it found " insufficient evidence to support federal criminal charges" against either officer, in part because investigators could not de...

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Warren Buffett says he sold a third of stake in IBM

But Buffett also told CNBC previous year that he "could be wrong", and if he is, he can "accept that". Year-to-date, BRK.B has gained 2.19%, versus a 7.70% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during t...

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Oil price extends losses on oversupply fears

But an extension to the production cut agreement is far from a done deal, with many details to be negotiated, including cut levels, exemptions and duration, amid an increasingly skeptical market. U.S....

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Made-in-China jet takes off

The C-919, built in Shanghai, took off from the city's Pudong airport on Friday afternoon, following a brief ceremony. That early, orders for 100 of the passenger plane were secured from six customers...

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Fed June rate hike odds jump after policy statement

The Aussie eased in Asia on Thursday with trade data ahead and as markets looked ahead to end of the week nonfarm payroll figures following a Fed review on rates that might be key to confirm a widel...

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Le Pen visits Paris food market to promote protectionism

Le Pen visits Paris food market to promote protectionism

She follows in the footsteps of her father Jean-Marie, who made it through to the 2002 presidential run-off in what was a political quake for France , but went on to suffer a stinging defeat. Ms Le P...

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Fed Keeps Rate As-is Amid Economic Optimism

The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first quarter of this year, lower than the 2.1 percent growth in the previous quarter and the weakest performance in three years, the Comm...

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Google's Sundar Pichai Received Nearly $200 Million in Compensation in 2016

The strong advertising performance is especially impressive considering there had been an advertiser boycott of YouTube by some firms, concerned at their ads appearing alongside videos carrying extrem...

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OPEC: Crude Cut Agreement To be Extended

Others, as quoted by the BBC, see the drop as an indication of "jittery" markets ahead of OPEC's May 25 meeting when an extension of the original cut agreement will in all likelihood be announced....

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Uber under criminal investigation over software used to evade authorities

Uber under criminal investigation over software used to evade authorities

Uber has shared some information with the city but has not turned over the Greyball software itself. Reuters and other news outlets have reported that the investigation is a criminal probe now bef...

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U.S. GDP Comes in Below Expectations at 0.7 Percent

U.S. GDP Comes in Below Expectations at 0.7 Percent

The government has acknowledged that first-quarter GDP numbers tend to underperform because of problems with season adjustments that it is working to rectify. Fed Chair Janet Yellen has previously des...

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If The US Leaves NAFTA, That Could Cost Avocado-Lovers

If The US Leaves NAFTA, That Could Cost Avocado-Lovers

President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, a pact which he railed against as a candidate...

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NZ dollar falls after Fed statement

NZ dollar falls after Fed statement

The sudden repricing of such an event came in the wake of the May Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting held on May 3. Previously used to describe a period of inflation below the Fed...

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United States nuclear sub makes port call in South Korea

United States nuclear sub makes port call in South Korea

A nuclear-powered USA submarine made a port call in South Korea on Tuesday in a show of force amid concerns that North Korea may mark the foundation of its military with a missile launch or a nuclear ...

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Macron's French presidential campaign emails leaked online

Macron's French presidential campaign emails leaked online

The En Marche! Movement has been the victim of a massive and coordinated hack this evening which has given rise to the diffusion on social media of various internal information. According to a tweet b...

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Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

In a statement released at the end of a two-day meeting, the Fed acknowledged that the recent soft USA economic data was transitory, and they maintained a wait and see approach. Consistent with its ...

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USA curtailing South China Sea operations

Duterte's announcement could have surprised the military because the present Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has an ongoing joint military exercise with USA soldiers. Being the host to the ASE...

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Warren Buffett sells Stake in IBM

Speaking with CNBC , Mr Buffet said: " IBM is a big strong company, but they've got big strong competitors too". Still, the company's transition hasn't gone as quickly as may have been expected. F...

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Made-in-China passenger plane makes maiden flight

In this November 2, 2015 photo, workers roll out the first C919 jet aircraft manufactured at the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (COMAC) in Shanghai. The plane called C919 is thoug...

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Delta apologizes to family removed from flight over seat dispute

Delta apologizes to family removed from flight over seat dispute

They then filled our 4 seats with 4 customers that had tickets but no seats. In a recent episode, a California couple was booted off an overbooked Delta Airlines flight for refusing to give up their...

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SpaceX Lands Its Falcon 9 Rocket After Launching Military Satellite

The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Florida on Monday carrying the company's first satellite for the U.S. military. A launch attempt Sunday was foiled at the last minute by a bad sensor. "Tough call...

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United incident fuels Congress

United incident fuels Congress

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will test how the Republican-led Congress addresses company misconduct at a time of sweeping deregulation in Washington. The airline officials all sa...

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Tillerson calls for balancing United States security interests, values

Many Southeast Asian nations have diplomatic relations with Pyongyang and share some trade ties, but Washington maintains that those countries may have served as conduits for North Korean activities...

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