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Brexit will be painful for the British: French President Francois Hollande

Brexit will be painful for the British: French President Francois Hollande

While last year's June referendum vote to leave the European Union spurred a sharp sell-off in equities, Britain's FTSE 100 recovered swiftly and is up more than 16 percent from pre-Brexit levels, a...

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Penn National Gaming Inc

Penn National Gaming Inc

PENN has been the topic of several other reports. For PENN, the company now has 229.51 million of cash on the books, which is offset by 142.19 million in current liabilities. Tfs Ltd Company invested ...

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Carrie Lam elected first female chief executive of Hong Kong

Former senior civil servant Carrie Lam has been picked to be Hong Kong's chief executive for the next five years.Lam was chosen by a handpicked, pro-Beijing "election committee."Most of Hong Kong...

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USA lawmakers vote to roll back internet privacy rules

USA lawmakers vote to roll back internet privacy rules

Last year, previous FCC chairman Tom Wheeler established rules stating that ISPs must obtain " opt in " consent from consumers to use and share sensitive information. 190 Democratic and 15 Republica...

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Legislators, Governor Sound Off on President's Energy Independence Executive Order

Legislators, Governor Sound Off on President's Energy Independence Executive Order

The executive order calls on federal agencies to identify all rules, regulations, policies and guidance documents that stand in the way of energy production. Flanked by coal miners invited to attend...

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Airline electronics ban draws fire from travelers

Sources from the UK Telegraph said that this sanctioned ban on electronic devices from flights coming from the Middle East is due to the intelligence source gathered by the United States earlier thi...

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Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy Protection, 10 Years After Acquisition By Toshiba

USA nuclear power generating capacity has remained flat since 1990, according to the Energy Information Administration . Regulators in Georgia and SC approved the construction of Westinghouse's AP...

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Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation

Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation

Meanwhile, the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own probe into the Russian meddling in last year's US election, will meet in a closed session and its two leaders, Sen. The paper ...

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Nuclear firm Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Its parent company, the Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp ., reported that Westinghouse had amassed $9.8 billion in liabilities by the end of past year. One said that about 10 potential bidders had show...

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Francois Hollande says Brexit 'will be painful for the British'

Francois Hollande says Brexit 'will be painful for the British'

Hoban said mutual recognition would avoid Britain becoming a "rule taker", as equivalence in practice means cutting and pasting European Union rules into domestic law without any say in their framing,...

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Smurfette is shunned in Israeli ultra-Orthodox city

Smurfette is shunned in Israeli ultra-Orthodox city

The protesters dressed in the dark suits and hats typical of the ultra-Orthodox community held signs, including those saying "the state of Israel persecutes Jews". The original posters feature Smurfet...

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US House also votes to repeal broadband privacy rules

The flip side to the argument is that even though companies like Google default to opt-out policies rather than opt-in, consumers can choose not to use the services. Although customers could choose ...

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UK Triggers Brexit: What Comes Next for Banks?

UK Triggers Brexit: What Comes Next for Banks?

Mr Tusk was himself the first to announce officially that the so-called Article 50 letter had been handed to him in his Brussels office by United Kingdom permanent representative Sir Tim Barrow, rev...

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United Kingdom condemns arrest of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny following anti-corruption protests

Navalny, who was arrested while walking to a protest in the capital city of Moscow , has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders. He said the Kremlin had no problem with people expressi...

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Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, with 4 U.S. nuclear reactors unfinished

Analysts said Toshiba paid too much for Westinghouse , forcing it to maintain an aggressive nuclear power plant sales forecast. But increasing costs for reactors and more stringent safety standar...

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Dave & Buster's Shares Down 6% After Earnings Beat, But Weaker Growth

Dave & Buster's Shares Down 6% After Earnings Beat, But Weaker Growth

The stock climbed above over a 2-week trading range and set a new high for the year. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating on shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment in a research report on Frid...

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Vermont Attorney General joins defense of clean power rules

Vermont Attorney General joins defense of clean power rules

In keeping with his pledge to restore cooperative federalism, it envisions a more "ministerial" role for the EPA while states take the regulatory lead. EPA adopted the Clean Power Plan through a mul...

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Coast-to-Coast opposition grows to sessions' sanctuary cities stand

Sanctuary cities, such as San Francisco and NY, refuse to cooperate sometimes by not notifying Department of Homeland Security agents when illegal immigrants are being released from incarceration. San...

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Ringgit seen to trade firmer against US$ next week

Ringgit seen to trade firmer against US$ next week

Economists said a fuel price hike in February and a low base stemming from a cut in transport costs from previous year contributed to the month's high inflation rate. The forecast range is higher than...

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No hard landing for China's economy: Premier Li Keqiang

He was answering a reporter's question about implied threats of a trade war by US President Donald Trump, who has promised to impose heavy duties on Chinese goods. He reiterated that the "One China" p...

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Presenter sacked after calling male student 'gay' for supporting women's rights

Presenter sacked after calling male student 'gay' for supporting women's rights

There is no love lost between Mr Shorten and Mr Latham; the former Labor leader a year ago suggested the Opposition Leader had "man boobs", and in his infamous diary he accused Mr Shorten, then the ...

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OPEC compliance with oil curbs rises in March as UAE joins cut

Gasoline stocks fell 3.7 million barrels, compared with expectations for a 1.9-million barrel drop, while distillate stockpiles, which includes diesel and heating oil, were down 2.5 million barrels, v...

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Joy, sorrow: People in UK, Europe react to Brexit triggering

Joy, sorrow: People in UK, Europe react to Brexit triggering

In Parliament he described the day as a "watershed moment" for Britain's "control of immigration and sovereignty" but "also for listening to the views of people who were forgotten for far too long". "...

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Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For General Electric Company (GE)

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For General Electric Company (GE)

Company insiders own 0.23% of the company's stock. Investors are buying the stock with a trailing-twelve-month price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 29.27. Moreover, it expects to return $19B-$21B to inves...

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Elon Musk Launches Start-up To Connect Human Brains With Computers

The term "neural lace" was first coined by the late science fiction author Iain M Banks in his Culture novels, and refers to a mesh of electronic input-output devices that grow to become part of a hum...

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Oil firm locates 'largest undeveloped discovery' in UK waters

Oil firm locates 'largest undeveloped discovery' in UK waters

Fractured basement explorer Hurricane Energy is closer to proving its Halifax discovery is linked to its Lancaster field, forming a single field, which would be the UK's largest undeveloped discovery ...

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Lululemon's Stock Is Getting Mauled After Issuing a Painful Outlook

Lululemon's Stock Is Getting Mauled After Issuing a Painful Outlook

Canaccord Genuity reiterated a Sell rating and lowered its target to $45 from $47. The target price for Lululemon Athletica Inc. Lululemon Athletica inc. This news story was originally reported by...

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Thousands gather in London to protest against Brexit

May has said she will respond to a major demand of the Brexit campaign by cutting the numbers of EU immigrants who move to Britain - hundreds of thousands every year - and will have to pull Britain ou...

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Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy; fate of India's nuclear reactors in limbo

Westinghouse - which made the filing at the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of NY - said it has obtained $800 million in debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing from a third-party lender to...

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Brexit begins as EU's Tusk receives divorce papers from UK

However, the country coming together will be no easy feat, considering the referendum vote was nearly split directly down the middle. "When I sit around the negotiating table in the months ahead, I ...

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Cuomo, California governor vow to fill climate-change void left by Trump

Cuomo, California governor vow to fill climate-change void left by Trump

The order directs the EPA to take several actions to reflect this president's environmental and economic goals, including a review of the new performance standards for coal- fired and natural gas-fi...

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Featured Stock: Halliburton Company

In addition, for the current month 4 analysts gave ratings for hold as compared to last month 4 analysts stood in same position. As earning per share serves as an indicator for company's profitability...

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Donald Trump Administration Gives Final Approval For Keystone XL Pipeline

Environmental groups fought the Keystone pipeline in Washington , D.C., and during rallies at field locations that would be affected by the installations. Environmental groups argued Canada's tar san...

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Credit cards often willing to negotiate fees and rates

Credit cards often willing to negotiate fees and rates

If you must carry a balance, this method usually only makes sense if you have a card at a zero or low introductory short-term interest rate. In the days before electronic payments, a few of my mailed ...

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Cuomo threatens to sue over Collins-Faso provision in health care act

Cuomo threatens to sue over Collins-Faso provision in health care act

The changes would prevent the State of NY from forcing county governments to pay for a portion of the state's share of Medicaid. Republicans in Congress have "declared war on New York" with a plan t...

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