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'Ridiculous' claims that GCHQ spied on Trump 'will not be repeated'

Trump has said can not be believed. Following a combative and highly charged White House press briefing, CNN correspondent Jim Acosta spoke with anchor Jake Tapper about his own contentious exch...

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G20 ministers struggle to reach consensus on trade, climate

It was totally undisputed that we are against protectionism. But the new administration in the United States is considering trade measures to curb imports with a border tax and would not agree to re...

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Brazilian firms accused of bribing inspectors to keep rotten meat on market

Local media reported that companies involved included BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, and JBS SA, the world's No. 1 meatpacker. Among them are JBS, the world's largest beef exporter, and...

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G20 Ministers Battle To Break Deadlock On Trade

The Finance Minister of host Germany, Wolfgang Schauble, said for his part that the negotiations were very hard but that a door had been left open for future talks. Other world powers present played d...

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McConnell: Congress will raise debt ceiling in the near future

McConnell: Congress will raise debt ceiling in the near future

It cited its high level of debt and uncertainty about the federal government's ability to manage that debt load following a debt ceiling showdown. Those maneuvers, set out in law, are deemed "extrao...

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Top economies yield to US and drop no-protectionism pledge

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the meeting of finance ministers of the G20 countries was a success Saturday despite the ministers not reaching agreement on trade protectionism. "We at the ...

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DSP, 3 cops injured as Jat protesters clash with police

DSP, 3 cops injured as Jat protesters clash with police

The talks come ahead of the Jat community's plans to gherao Parliament tomorrow in support of their demands. The affected stations in Delhi include Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat, Janpath, Pragati...

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Jason Kenney elected leader of Alberta PC party

Jason Kenney elected leader of Alberta PC party

The NDP rose to power in 2015 after almost half a century of PC rule in Alberta, aided by a divided right and voter anger over low oil prices, entitled politicians and government budget woes. Starke w...

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G-20 finance chiefs drop wording on protectionism, keep currency pledges

During the meeting, European countries and China were said to be pushing for a stronger stance in favor of free trade and cooperative, multi-country frameworks for trade such as the World Trade Organi...

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Seaport Global Upgrades the shares of Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) to Buy

They now have a Dollars 22 price target on the stock. 01/20/2017 - Allegheny Technologies Incorporated was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. 4 said a "Buy Ra...

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Aso: No G20 member was against free trade

He added that the final communique contained language that was not very concrete but which reflected the economies' shared commitment to fair trade, as demanded by the USA, and rejection of currency m...

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EPA approves $100M in federal emergency funding for Flint

EPA approves $100M in federal emergency funding for Flint

Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, all D-Mich., said Friday morning that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had approved $ 100 million in funding for Flint authoriz...

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Aso, Mnuchin agree to avoid competitive currency devaluations

ICTSD reporting; "Treasury's Mnuchin to "push hard" for USA interests at G20: official", REUTERS , 13 March 2017; "Germany to press G20 to sign off on free trade amid worries about United States st...

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Justice Department files brief saying consumer watchdog agency's structure is unconstitutional

Justice Department files brief saying consumer watchdog agency's structure is unconstitutional

The Trump administration Friday officially joined a legal challenge aimed at sharply reducing the authority of a federal consumer watchdog that has drawn praise and criticism for cracking down on mort...

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Malabu: Court returns OPL 245 to Shell, ENI

Malabu: Court returns OPL 245 to Shell, ENI

The judge also dismissed an application filed by Malabu Oil and Gas Limited seeking to, among others, stay the earlier reserved ruling on the applications by Agip and Shell. Nigeria has filed crimin...

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Erdogan accuses European Union of launching anti-Islam 'crusade' over headscarf ruling

Erdogan accuses European Union of launching anti-Islam 'crusade' over headscarf ruling

He, however, said "because of Brexit the situation now is completely different". This is clear. We spoke many times. In the Turkey-EU migration deal signed on March 18, 2016, Turkey agreed to work...

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Japan court rules state liable for negligence over Fukushima

Japan court rules state liable for negligence over Fukushima

The Maebashi district court ordered the national government and Tokyo Electric Power Co.to pay damages ranging from 70,000 yen ($620) to 3.5 million yen ($31,000) to 62 plaintiffs, or 38 million yen...

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U.S. to confront trade partners at global finance meeting

The fight is over the wording of the final declaration of principles and policies issued by the ministers and their central bank chiefs at the end of Saturday's meeting. and the rest of the world". ...

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Dovish Fed, weaker dollar lifts gold to 1-week high

Dovish Fed, weaker dollar lifts gold to 1-week high

With a rate increase by the Fed seen as a done deal, investor focus is shifting to what message the central bank will deliver when it concludes its meeting on Wednesday. "Global equities are positive,...

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Subway threatens broadcaster over 'soy chicken' report

Subway threatens broadcaster over 'soy chicken' report

The CBC said the remaining DNA found in the chicken was that of soy. Calling the CBC's report "defamatory" and "absolutely false", the complaint will seek $210 million in damages, a Subway statement a...

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Dutch Election Is Under Way, In Latest Test Of Populist Nationalism

Dutch Election Is Under Way, In Latest Test Of Populist Nationalism

Wilders' Freedom Party ( PVV ), which campaigned on a virulently anti-Islam platform and used the slogan "Stop Islam", so far has 20 seats, up from 15 but far from the 30 or so he was once predicted, ...

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Yahoo security lapses laid bare even as Russian Federation blamed for hack

Yahoo security lapses laid bare even as Russian Federation blamed for hack

There was nothing particularly fancy about what the Russian hackers did, said Shuman Ghosemajumder, who used to fight fraud at Google and is now chief technology officer for Shape Security. The allege...

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House schedules vote on ObamaCare replacement bill

House schedules vote on ObamaCare replacement bill

Republicans can't let a projection that so many people will lose insurance under their proposal, called the American Health Care Act, go unchallenged. What's most astonishing is the blatant dishon...

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Hindutva Poster Boy to UP CM: A Quick Guide to Yogi Adityanath

Hindutva Poster Boy to UP CM: A Quick Guide to Yogi Adityanath

But with the elevation of Hindutva icon Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, will the path of development be junked? BJP recorded a landslide victory winning 56 of the 70 Uttarakh...

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Justice Department report doesn't confirm Trump's wiretap claim: Media report

I said, wait a minute, there's a lot of wiretapping being talked about. Trump sent out a series of tweets last weekend saying that he had found evidence that he had been wiretapped by Obama. The Whi...

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Bidding ends at US$ 9 million for Kitty Hawk offshore wind rights

Bidding ends at US$ 9 million for Kitty Hawk offshore wind rights

TenneT and Energinet.dk want the development of the North Sea Wind Power Hub to make the energy transition to renewables both feasible and affordable. These goals are part of a flawed Comprehensive En...

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Is Donald Trump weakening the G20's defence of free trade

The U.S. imports about $2.7 trillion in goods and services annually, with half coming from G20 members China, Canada, Mexico, Japan and Germany. Despite a series of top-level talks surrounding the G...

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White House Apologises To Britain Over Wiretapping Claims

White House Apologises To Britain Over Wiretapping Claims

The White House has assured the Government that allegations that British intelligence services spied on Donald Trump will not be repeated, Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesman has said. Tru...

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Asian stocks climb after Fed move; dollar drops: Markets wrap

With a rate increase by the Federal Reserve seen as a done deal, investor focus is shifting to what message the US central bank will deliver when it concludes its meeting on Wednesday. US two-year not...

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Kapil Sharma is in LOVE! We bet you can't guess the lady

Kapil Sharma is in LOVE! We bet you can't guess the lady

Kapil tweeted before uploading the picture- "I want to share something very beautiful". Now that Kapil Sharma has revealed a very important part of his life, wait and watch this space for more up...

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Oil Set for First Weekly Gain This Month as US Stockpiles Drop

The U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday that crude inventories fell last week, the first decline after nine weeks of increases, but only by a dip of 237,000 barrels from a recor...

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Trump budget guts climate change programs

The blueprint includes steep cuts in non-military spending, including the elimination of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs, which now help...

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Zacks Rank on Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) based on Estimated Earnings

Zacks Rank on Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) based on Estimated Earnings

They set a "buy" rating and a $54.00 target price on the stock. The shares have slowed down in recent weeks, with their price down about -3.84% in the past three months. Johnson Controls International...

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Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: General Electric Company (GE), Snap Inc. (SNAP)

Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: General Electric Company (GE), Snap Inc. (SNAP)

The fund owned 788,992 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 26,745 shares during the period. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) yearly performance is 1.69% and net profit margin ...

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S&P 500; US Indexes Fundamental Forecast

S&P 500; US Indexes Fundamental Forecast

S&P 500 e-minis were up 2.75 points, or 0.12 per cent, with 53,199 contracts traded. At 3:13 p.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 34.93 points, or 0.17 percent, to 20,915.17, the S...

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