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Trump issues pipeline permit to TransCanada

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says US approval of the Keystone XL pipeline does not lessen the need for two other controversial proposals within Canada's borders. He promised that 28,000 constructio...

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Cable Operators and Telecoms Score Victory in House Vote on Privacy Rules

On the same page, I read another article advising that the effort to have President Trump release his tax returns has again been blocked by House Republicans. Privacy policies instituted by provider...

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Former Trump aide Manafort offers to talk to committee in Russian Federation probe

Schiff said he hoped that as much of Manafort's testimony as possible would occur in public. So here we are, on Friday and "the chairman has announced that the hearing is canceled" while also anno...

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Mike Pence breaks tie as Senate passes anti-Planned Parenthood bill

A final vote on getting rid of the Obama-era rule could happen as early as Thursday afternoon. "Reversal of this rule could make it easier for state politicians to block a woman's access to contra...

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EPA chief assailed - and applauded - for not banning controversial pesticide

The crop protection industry is "encouraged by EPA's detailed rationale set forth in the denial order and supports EPA's commitment to a thorough registration review of chlorpyrifos". US farms use mor...

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EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

Starting parallel talks on all issues at the same time, as suggested by some in the United Kingdom, will not happen. The moves comes after 48 hours of the British Prime Minister Theresa May formally...

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Venezuela Oil Price Tumbles for 3rd Week

An upgrade in non-OPEC supply prospects also led analysts at J.P. Morgan to cut their 2017 and 2018 price forecasts to $55.75 and $55.50 for Brent and to $53.75 and $53.50 for WTI, respectively. The m...

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One suspect left in custody over London attack

Masood drove his rented SUV across London's crowded Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, striking pedestrians. Police believe he acted alone on the day, although investigators are trying to find out w...

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United States will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

He said in his Financial Times interview that he planned to talk with Xi about that situation and use trade as "the incentive" to talk China into fixing it. Under the sanctions, any property or inte...

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TransCanada gets US State Department's OK for Keystone XL pipeline

He added the pipeline will begin making things right again. In 2015, then-President Obama rejected the proposed pipeline, saying that "America is now a global leader when it comes to taking seriou...

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Trump walks out on signing ceremony without actually signing order

At the ceremony, the question a reporter shouted was whether Flynn, who has offered to testify on the alleged Russian involvement in the USA election in return for immunity from prosecution, would be ...

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Crude Oil Stocks Sets Record

Crude Oil Stocks Sets Record

Michael Wittner, the global head of oil research at Societe Generale, said USA data on inventories for crude oil were concerning because of the steady build, but bullish for products like gasoline a...

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Oil drops to lowest since November as USA inventories swell

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $48.23 a barrel, after testing support at $47 overnight. While the the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Count...

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China, Australia discuss expanding FTA

China, Australia discuss expanding FTA

The Chinese initiative, also known as One Belt, One Road, envisages investing US$4 trillion (S$5.6 trillion) in port, road and rail projects overseas - and Beijing has been pressing Asia-Pacific eco...

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The EPA Approves the Continued Use of a Harmful Chemical in Pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's scientific integrity watchdog is reviewing whether EPA chief Scott Pruitt violated the agency's policies when he said in a television interview he does not ...

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Atlanta traffic horror: Crews razing fallen highway overpass

Atlanta traffic horror: Crews razing fallen highway overpass

Atlanta's awful rush-hour traffic. The fire on Thursday night, which started in a PVC storage area underneath the section of highway, collapsed a part of I-85, a major thoroughfare in Atlanta. Fir...

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European Union to hold first Brexit summit on April 29

European Union to hold first Brexit summit on April 29

Britain is one of the oldest and largest members of the 28-nation bloc, and its departure has raised fears for the European Union s future as eurosceptic movements gain support across the continent. T...

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Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Higher prices as a result of the OPEC cuts will encourage more U.S. shale production, U.S. State Department official Alan Eyre said Sunday at a Baghdad energy conference. Iraqi Minister of Oil Jabar...

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House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections

House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections

In the digital age, privacy online is a concern for many. A better approach would be to add more protections, including barring companies such as Google and Facebook from selling customers' inform...

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AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycott

AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycott

Major US firms have pulled advertising from Google's YouTube platform as the internet giant faces widening pressure over hate videos. "We are deeply concerned that our ads may have appeared alon...

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SC bans sale of BS-IV non-compliant vehicles

SC bans sale of BS-IV non-compliant vehicles

Most of the showrooms and dealers had exhausted their vehicles on Thursday night, while some sold out their stock early in the morning, soon after opening the shutters. 5- From 2010 to March 2017, 41 ...

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CBN reiterates determination to sustain foreign exchange liquidity

CBN reiterates determination to sustain foreign exchange liquidity

The provision is made particularly for customers buying foreign exchange for school fees and medical fees. The bank further warned that it prefer red the mode of dispensing PTA/BTA through cash paym...

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Is Flying Safe? Credible Terror Threats Cited In Airplane Electronics Ban

Is Flying Safe? Credible Terror Threats Cited In Airplane Electronics Ban

A spokeswoman said: 'Passengers travelling to the countries affected may wish to consider leaving their electronic devices at home, although this may be hard for many, especially business travellers...

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UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit

UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit

Tusk, who will share a proposal of the negotiating guidelines with the other 27 member states on Friday, said there was one positive from Brexit - that it had made the remaining European Union members...

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Stock within Traders Screening: Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL)

Stock within Traders Screening: Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL)

Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A now owns 170 shares of the company's stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the period. When calculating EPS estimates for the current y...

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Oil Price Rally Continues Despite Persisting US Supply Glut

Oil Price Rally Continues Despite Persisting US Supply Glut

Optimism returned this week after members of OPEC's monitoring committee voiced support for continued production cuts beyond the initial six-month period pledged in November. Total motor gasoline inve...

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Turn off your lights, celebrate Earth Hour

Don't let Earth Hour go unnoticed - participate. Earth Hour, an global campaign that spreads the awareness of environmental issues, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. We hope that we have in...

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Boeing achieves first flight of Charleston-built 787-10

Boeing achieves first flight of Charleston-built 787-10

The aircraft had been in the air for a little more than five hours after taking off around 9:30 a.m. ET. Boeing has delivered 521 of the smaller -8 and -9 versions, and has a total of 686 unfilled o...

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We missed Victor Moses against Crystal Palace - Conte

Palace immediately hit back, though, with Zaha levelling four minutes later after some good work from Benteke, firing a low shot past the helpless Thibaut Courtois and into the far corner. Despite 10...

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China accepts more Australian beef exporters as leaders meet

Describing Li's visit to Australia as productive, fruitful and successful, Berejiklian said New South Wales treasures China-Australia friendship and is willing to seize the opportunity provided by the...

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EU Brexit summit on April 29, says Tusk

EU Brexit summit on April 29, says Tusk

She has said she wants a new relationship that is good for Britain and the European Union, but would rather walk away than accept a bad deal. The Prime Minister is expected to make a statement to th...

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Oil retreats, set to become worst-performing asset in first quarter

Oil retreats, set to become worst-performing asset in first quarter

Opec agreed to reduce oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day during the first six months of the year. Oil prices had gained momentum this week on a growing sense that OPEC and non-member Ru...

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Call for EU and China to drive climate change fight

Call for EU and China to drive climate change fight

Trump's move seeks to dismantle Obama's Clean Power Plan with the goal of curbing Carbon dioxide emissions at coal plants. "I don't see it as putting the economy ahead of climate", said Tracy T...

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London attacker Khalid Masood acted alone, say police

Mike Crofts, a former Army captain who served in Afghanistan, said he was in the courtyard outside the Houses of Parliament following a meeting with politicians about using boxing to engage young men ...

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Iraqi Report: IS Second-in-command Killed in Airstrike

State television said the air force bombed an Islamic State position in Baaj, some 130km west of Mosul near the Syrian border. It did not say when the raid was carried out. Addressing Pentagon repo...

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