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Trump's defense budget boost raises questions on strategy

Trump's defense budget boost raises questions on strategy

Southern Republicans like Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky lashed out at cuts he called "draconian, careless and counterproductive". Schumer said the budget plan "shifts the burden off of the wealth...

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.14 percent

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.14 percent

One point equals 1 per cent of the loan amount. Affordability is beginning to take its toll going into the home-buying season, according to the March Outlook from Freddie Mac . The Times observed...

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U.S. revives talks of moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

But he and Haley have repudiated the critical vote and he has appointed an ambassador to Israel-David Friedman-with a history of skepticism toward a two-state peace deal. Not only will the United Stat...

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Sears, Kmart Demise Would Pose Headaches For Western Pennsylvania Malls, Shopping Centers

Sears Holdings Corp . suffered its worst stock decline in more than two years after acknowledging "substantial doubt" about its future, raising fresh concerns about the survival of a company that was ...

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JUST IN: Pravin Gordhan axed as finance minister

JUST IN: Pravin Gordhan axed as finance minister

As Gordhan's future hung in the balance, more volatile trading in the rand currency underlined his reputation as an emblem of South Africa's stability among investors. Since the recall, speculation ...

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Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been arrested and jailed

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been arrested and jailed

Park, however, protested the arrest and detention, claiming that she poses no flight risk and won't try to tamper with or destroy evidence while prosecutors investigate the scandal. - 2016: Media repo...

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GST debate: One nation, one tax is a myth, says Veerappa Moily

GST debate: One nation, one tax is a myth, says Veerappa Moily

India moved a step closer to becoming a unified market with the tabling in Parliament on Monday of the GST Bill, which extends across India except Jammu and Kashmir. March 30 (ANI): With the Lok Sabha...

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Stamping of hand baggage at airports to end from April 1

Stamping of hand baggage at airports to end from April 1

The other airports at which the prevalent security procedure will be dispensed with include Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin and Ahmedabad. In December 2016, CISF had stopped the mandatory practise of g...

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United States bans most electronic devices on flights from 8 majority-Muslim countries

United States bans most electronic devices on flights from 8 majority-Muslim countries

However, no mention was made as to when the new measure would come into effect. Following the move by the US, the British government announced a similar restriction on different airlines, citing ter...

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Dutch lose Blind faith as they crash again in Russian Federation 2018 qualifying

Blind admitted his decision to select 17-year-old Ajax prospect Matthijs de Ligt for what turned out to be a nightmare debut in defence was an error and afterwards stated he would consider his future....

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Westinghouse set to win UK reactor approval

Toshiba , whose shares have crashed as the nuclear problems surfaced, said it would guarantee up to $200 million of the financing for Westinghouse . Sent weeks before the Westinghouse bankruptcy ...

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House Intelligence Probe of Russia Ties Won't Be Stopped, Schiff Promises

House Intelligence Probe of Russia Ties Won't Be Stopped, Schiff Promises

According to Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who contributed reporting to the Times report , Ellis is the person who showed the documents to Nunes on the White House grounds. "The committee a...

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OPEC to Look at Extending Oil Production Cuts

OPEC to Look at Extending Oil Production Cuts

An armed group in Libya shut pipelines Monday because of a dispute over wage issues, disrupting production of 250,000 barrels a day. Security-related production declines in Libya, one of the members o...

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Brokenshire gives Easter deadline for formation of new government

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire was due to make an announcement at 1500 GMT after the parties in Northern Ireland admitted they had failed to meet a deadline to form a new po...

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Global Network Analytics Market 2017 - Cisco, HP, IBM, Juniper Networks, SAS Institute

At the beginning, the report Angular Sensors covers a basic overview of the Angular Sensors industry 2017. With comprehensive information about the publishers and the industries for which they publish...

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TransCanada gets Keystone nod, but legal challenges loom

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is also happy about the decision. The Keystone Pipeline is one of many projects that the White House is looking to expedite, despite the fact that it faces resistance a...

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Toshiba's Westinghouse to file for Chapter 11

Westinghouse supplied the world's first pressurised water reactor in 1957 for a nuclear power plant and has been one of the most prominent companies in the atomic industry. It pioneered the use of al...

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Uber's Self-Driving Cars Return To Roads After Accident

Although they reissued a limited permit in March, only two self-driving Uber cars in San Francisco have it, the same ones that will now resume tests. Ridesharing company Uber's self-driving cars are...

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US Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

Putin said. "The newly-elected president is barred from implementing his agenda - delivering on his pledges on health care, and worldwide affairs, and relations with the Russian Federation". Secretary...

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Qld schools closed on Friday due to rain

Major flood warnings were also issued for Connors, Isaac and Pioneer rivers, while lesser warnings applied to Theresa Creek, as well as the Don, Proserpine, Kolan and lower Burdekin rivers. But as Can...

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Oil hits 3-week highs as OPEC deal extension seen likely

USA gasoline inventories dropped by 3.75 million barrels last week, according to an Energy Information Administration report on Wednesday. Traders said supply disruptions in Libya were lifti...

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Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval

Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval

The suits are likely the first of a flurry of courthouse challenges to the president's decision. "For nearly a decade, Americans have fought to stop the dirty Keystone XL pipeline from polluting our...

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Weaker dollar lifts oil futures, but soaring USA output weighs

Weaker dollar lifts oil futures, but soaring USA output weighs

It's too early to decide on an extension of the output cuts, and OPEC will take up the issue in May, Barkindo said at Sunday's meeting, during which ministers will monitor compliance with the targeted...

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Britain joins USA in banning large electronic devices

The reason for the ban was not immediately clear. The UK government has announced a cabin ban on devices or electronics larger than cell phones on flights direct to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jord...

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Firm unveils 'comeback' phone after Note 7 fire woes

Microsoft has been working more closely with Samsung lately, which has become increasingly evident from the launch of the new Galaxy S8 smartphone line this week. Samsung has also announced t...

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Sears Says It Remains Focused On Long-Term Profitability

Shares in Sears were already at an all-time low but in early trading, Wednesday, tumbled more than 13 percent to $7.80 a share, according to CNN Money . With more anchor stores closing, what does tha...

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Hurdles Still Remain For Keystone XL Pipeline

Hurdles Still Remain For Keystone XL Pipeline

The environmental group has been one of the most vocal opponents of the pipeline, and says the approval sends a signal to the world that the U.S.is "moving backwards" on climate and energy. Watch ove...

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Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi agree: No agreeing on health care

Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi agree: No agreeing on health care

Trump has suggested as much: White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday characterized Trump's effort to reach a consensus on a health care bill "a balancing act" between various camps in the ...

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Galaxy Note 7 again! Samsung to launch the refurbished phones as speculated

Samsung's Note 7 devices were permanently scrapped in October and recalled globally, after multiple reports of some phones self-combusting. Then the device will be sold as a refurbished device at a ch...

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Intelligence Hearing with FBI Director Comey

At Monday's hearing , Comey announced that the FBI is investigating whether members of President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election. The FBI, abou...

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Is Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Finding Support or Hitting Resistance?

Is Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Finding Support or Hitting Resistance?

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on HPE shares. With these kinds of figures it is worthy to note that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE ) has been put into a neutral...

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Russia Investigation Grinds to a Halt in the House

The House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is in disarray with Democrats calling on the committee chairman to step down . However, th...

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United Kingdom limits electronics on flights from Beirut

United Kingdom limits electronics on flights from Beirut

The US Department of Homeland Security issued a directive on Tuesday which applies to ten airports and nine airlines. Following the move by the USA, the British government announced a similar restri...

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Shareholders approve spinoff of Toshiba's prized memory chip unit

Westinghouse Electric Co., the USA nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp ., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, calling into question the future of more than $20 billion of nuclear projects und...

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Trump to meet Chinese President Xi April 6-7, White House says

There will be no shortage of topics for Trump to discuss with Xi next week. During his election campaign, Trump regularly spoke about how American trade was being stifled by China and this was a key...

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