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Trump overturns Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule

Trump overturns Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule

The Executive Order required employers bidding for federal contracts valued at $500,000 or more to disclose any of 14 established labor-law violations during the previous three years. "The administr...

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OAS weighs punishing Venezuela for disrupting democracy

OAS weighs punishing Venezuela for disrupting democracy

Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a strong statement of support on Tuesday, backing Venezuela against a recent push by the US and its hemispheric allies to expel the country from the Organizat...

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Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

Now it's adding a new item to its menu, the ability to place orders at some shops. First, users pick their favorite items via the Dunkin' Donuts app, using the existing on-the-go ordering feature. You...

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Amid Leggings Uproar, United Says Stricter Standard For Employee Passes

A condition of this benefit, however, is that passengers abide by a dress code policy which United Airlines claimed leggings violated. A United Airlines gate agent barred to teen girls from wearin...

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Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus

The standoff began about 11 am yesterday with a shooting that killed one person and injured another. About 10:50 a.m. Saturday, a double-decker RTC bus stopped in the 3700 block of Las Vegas Bouleva...

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Gorsuch nomination will be held over by one week

Gorsuch nomination will be held over by one week

Republicans only have a simple majority of 52 seats in the Senate and would need eight Democrats to support Gorsuch in order to prevent a filibuster unless the rules are altered to have only 51 needed...

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Trump Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL is one of several ongoing pipeline projects meant to carry oil from Alberta to refineries and worldwide markets; it would carry more than one-fifth of the oil Canada exports to the US, tra...

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Celtics Claim Twin Pole Positions On Top-and Bottom-of NBA Standings

In the aftermath of the Cleveland Cavaliers' (47-26) loss of the East's No. 1 seed to the Boston Celtics (48-26), many fans are wondering what the Cavs' next plan of attack will be. That's a significa...

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Oil bounces off November lows, but bloated USA stockpiles pressure market

Analysts said the rising output also weighed on the production reduction by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies. However, if supply restraints stay in place, an...

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What the Fed interest-rate hike means for your finances

What the Fed interest-rate hike means for your finances

When Ben Bernanke raised the federal funds rate in 2004-2006, those rates hardly budged, because the Chinese government was purchasing US bonds at a maddening clip to keep the yuan cheap against the...

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Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 176,226 shares of the healthcare product maker's stock worth $6,776,000 after buying an additional 37,563 shares during the last quarter. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This pie...

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US Army deploys INCREDIBLE laser capable of obliterating targets from miles away

US Army deploys INCREDIBLE laser capable of obliterating targets from miles away

As Donald Trump has promised to start an arms race, we take a look at the futuristic weapons being developed for the United States military. Beam-combined fiber laser is the most powerful laser of...

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Naira appreciates to 445 as CBN pumps fresh $180m

Naira appreciates to 445 as CBN pumps fresh $180m

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday sustained interest rate at 14 per cent. Nigeria left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a fourth consecutive meeting ...

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More Work Lined Up For Western Mass. Rail Car Factory

More Work Lined Up For Western Mass. Rail Car Factory

Metro said the contract exceeds the federal government's "Buy American" provisions, which require 60 percent of component parts be American- made. More manufacturing work is coming to a rail vehicle...

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Sonia is back, hale and hearty: Congress

Sonia is back, hale and hearty: Congress

Interestingly, the extension of the deadline for completion of internal polls comes at a time when the party has faced a drubbing in assembly elections, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. ...

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Does Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (FLXN)'s current closing price competes the market?

Does Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (FLXN)'s current closing price competes the market?

David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now. and Flexion Therapeutics wasn't one of them! Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a "buy" rating ...

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Janus Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

Janus Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

First Solar, Inc . has ABR of 2.79 compared to rating of 2.79 a quarter before. The first thing to notice with First Solar is the value sitting on its balance sheet. On the other side, analysts no...

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Virgin America will be the latest airline brand to disappear

Virgin America will be the latest airline brand to disappear

Businesses come and go, but beloved brands make lasting impressions and remain in your heart. "After careful consideration, the combined company will adopt Alaska's name and logo, retiring the Virgi...

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Vodafone announces merger with Idea Cellular

Aditya Birla will own 26% and have the right to acquire more shares from Vodafone over time. A huge telecoms merger has been announced in India. But Vodafone and Idea said they will look to ...

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Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit

Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.96 a share for the next quarter. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as wel...

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China: Australia should look beyond the nations' differences

Li is on a three-day visit to New Zealand for high-leve. "Australia is seizing the historic opportunity to provide the high-quality, safe food and beverages, consumer goods and high-end services of ...

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YouTube controversy grows as children's app hosts disturbing content

YouTube controversy grows as children's app hosts disturbing content

News broke last week that that the United Kingdom government and other companies were suspending their advertising on YouTube. One of the most popular videos on Toys And Funny Kids Surprise Eggs , wh...

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Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) Under Analyst Spotlight

Analysts mean target price for Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is $11.22 while their mean recommendation is 2.80 (1=Buy, 5=sell). Scotiabank downgraded Pan American Silver Corp. The ...

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Trump tells lawmakers he expects deal 'very quickly' on healthcare

The decision to delay the vote marks an acute embarrassment for the President, but the failure of the GOP plan also puts Ryan in a much-weakened political position. "Can you add additional folks on wi...

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Now, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh clamp down on illegal slaughterhouses

Now, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh clamp down on illegal slaughterhouses

According to Times of India , slaughter houses in Jharkhand have been given 72 hours to shut down if they do not have the required permissions or licences. The strike was against the government's cra...

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Olive Garden parent company Darden Restaurants gains after earnings beat

Olive Garden parent company Darden Restaurants gains after earnings beat

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. However, the news of the day for Darden Restaurants was that the company revealed that it is acquiring Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen ...

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LG Filed Lawsuit against US-based BLU over Patent Infringement

LG Filed Lawsuit against US-based BLU over Patent Infringement

The Korean giant has also requested a ban on sales of all of Blu's smartphones on U.S. territory from the International Trade Commission. The company has claimed that BLU has been using some of its LT...

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Partner at New York hedge fund jumped to his death

Partner at New York hedge fund jumped to his death

Madoff Investment Securities. " Our deepest prayers are with his family ". "We are extremely saddened by this news", said John Paulson , the president of Paulson & Co., a separate hedge fund wher...

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206 institutional investors are raising stakes in Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM)

Apg Asset Nv has invested 0.12% in Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM). 282,741 shares of the company were exchanged. Realty Income Corp has a one year low of $52.72 and a one year high of $72.29. Bank...

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United Airlines To Customers: 'Your Leggings Are Welcome'

The two girls agreed to change their clothing and take a later flight. The airline said the group deemed inappropriately dressed were "pass travellers" - employees of the airline or their family mem...

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Here's Why Tesla (TSLA) Stock is Gaining Today

Tesla's Model 3 will undoubtedly be an interesting and compelling auto, but it's not going to be the world-beater that some Tesla fans might otherwise believe. Tesla recently raised 1.25 billion do...

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Amazon launches innovation service center in China

Amazon launches innovation service center in China

The service can be spun up in "minutes" using the AWS Management Console, according to the company. While Amazon Connect could shake up the contact center space, it's still underdeveloped compared...

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Stock Overbuying in Action: AstraZeneca plc (ADR (NYSE:AZN)

The combined entity would have nearly 400 million consumers, overtaking market leader Bharti Airtel (BRTI.NS) to account for about 40 percent of revenue of the world's second-biggest mobile phone serv...

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Family of London attack victim speak of their loss

Family of London attack victim speak of their loss

He was shot dead by police. A fourth victim died later in the week, when his life support was withdrawn. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group, which is encouraging its followers to use ve...

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Fed still sees 3 hikes this year and next

Fed still sees 3 hikes this year and next

Interest rates are going up. The Fed credited several factors in the economy for its decision to increase the rate and said the current status of the economy appears "roughly balanced". "We thin...

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