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Final Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win, Should Win, and Should've Been Nominated

All of the best supporting actress nominees appeared in best picture-nominated movies this year. We've picked out a whole slate for you to check out, from movies that are up for Academy Awards , movies that we wish were up for Academy Awards, and a couple of offbeat picks that are nearly certainly too hardcore for the Academy Awards.

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Trend Analysis Report: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)

Several analysts have released their opinion on JPMorgan Chase & Co. "These targeted efforts provide Detroiters with the local resources they need to invest in the future of their own neighborhoods and create more widely shared prosperity", said Janis Bowdler, Head of Community Development Programs, JPMorgan Chase.

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Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing EFL Cup (Full Video)

Questions remain over the skipper's long-term future but his statement pleased Mourinho, who confirmed the England captain will be in the squad to face Southampton in the EFL Cup final after a hamstring complaint. Incidentally, not a single manager in Manchester United's rich history have managed to win a trophy in their first season and Mourinho could rewrite that particular bit.

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'Insensible' Akhilesh can't understand PM's 'Mann Ki Baat': Amit Shah

Samajwadi Party president and chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday hit back at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him as to who did he copied when he wore the Rs 15 Lakh suit. Questioning PM Modi's intention to waive loans of farmers, Akhilesh asked if it was done with elections in mind. "I made sure land for setting up of AIIMS was allocated in Gorakhpur.

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Warren Buffett urges investors to stick with index funds

He also declared victory in his $1 million bet with another asset manager that low-priced index funds would out earn hedge funds over the span of a decade. Warren Buffett rarely likes technology stocks. The lack of any additional details on Berkshire's plan to eventually replace the 86-year-old Buffett as chairman and CEO suggests little has changed in the company's plan to split Buffett's job into three parts: chief executive officer, chairman and several investment managers.

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PIA launches inquiry after seven passengers made to stand on global flight

Passengers with handwritten boarding cards scrambled for seats as the Boeing 777 taxied for takeoff on January 20, according to the report in Pakistan newspaper Dawn . PIA's Gilani said he was unable to confirm the number of officials being probed or how long it would take to complete the investigation, but said the carrier will "punish anyone found guilty".

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RBC Capital Downgrades Reynolds American to Sector Perform with Price Target $60

BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,221,789 shares of the company's stock worth $57,607,000 after buying an additional 55,581 shares in the last quarter. The most recent short interest data show 1.03% of the company's stock are short sold. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.13% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Reynolds American Inc will post $2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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National Guardsmen help 220 officers clear Dakota Access protesters

And the Hollywood contingent was all too happy to celebrate along with the activists. Corps officials say about 240 dumpsters have been hauled out of the main camp, each brimming with debris of old food stores, structures, tents, building materials and abandoned personal belongings.

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Oakland City Council Urges Dakota Access Pipeline Divestment

Local law enforcement officers are arresting people who chose not to evacuate federal land near part of the Dakota Access Pipeline north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. "The battleground has shifted to the legal courts and the court of public opinion", he said, referring to lawsuits filed by tribes and an effort planned by the Lakota People's Law Project to rally lawmakers and others in Washington, D.C., to their cause.

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Vic Speaker roles free after MPs resign

Victoria's parliamentary Speaker and Deputy Speaker jobs are up for grabs after MPs Telmo Languiller and Don Nardella resigned from their posts. "Is it any wonder that there is a cynicism, that there is a scepticism, that there is a distrust of so many members of parliament when we see.

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Andhra Pradesh doctor rescued from ISIS by Indian authorities

They are interested in India. "It was a bit hard to watch them". The doctor said that though he was abused verbally by his captors, they refrained from doing him physical harm. "I am so thankful to our Prime Minister, his team, and other officials from the Indian Embassy". They helped me to come to the embassy. We are bringing him to India shortly.

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Thousands expected to march in Atlanta against Affordable Care Act repeal

The Associated Press reported that Republican governors from seven states want Medicaid to change from an open-ended federal entitlement to a program designed by each state, within a financial limit. President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans plan to roll back major provisions of the 2010 health care law. The bill would repeal Obamacare's income-based tax subsidies and replace them with refundable tax credits that vary by age .

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Arizona impact unclear as JC Penney closes stores

Lundgren also expressed optimism at the company's approach to its retail strategy, however. Following the news, shares fell by around 4 percent as investors hedged their bets on a slim recovery by the once-iconic Main Street retailer. Although J.C. Penney exceeded earnings expectations, at 64 cents a share as opposed to the expected 61 cents a share, same-store sales and revenue were lower than expected.

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VX nerve agent found on Kim Jong-Nam face: Malaysian police

Police believe Aisyah and another woman applied the chemical to Kim's face on February 13 in a three-second assault at Kuala Lumpur International Airport that was orchestrated by a group of North Korean men. South Korean and USA officials said they believed North Korean agents assassinated Kim Jong-nam, who had been living under China's protection. Two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - have also been detained.

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Oprah Winfrey to speak at Skidmore College graduation

Apart from Winfrey, Skidmore College also announced there are two other recipients of the degree. She is described to be an accomplished woman as well . Award-winning talk show host Oprah Winfrey is set to receive an honorary degree from Skidmore College at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in upstate NY on May 20.

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Warren Buffett criticises Wall Street as Apple investment pays off

The letter is always one of the best-read business documents every year because of Buffett's knack for explaining complex issues in simple terms and because of his remarkably successful investing record. Berkshire started building stakes in those airlines previous year, ending Buffett's long-running aversion to airline investments. The index fund is up 85.4%, Buffett said in his letter, while the hedge fund groups are up between 2.9% and 62.8%.

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Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

The Company is a limited partnership formed to own, operate and acquire crude oil tankers under long-term employment contracts. The Company owns and operates around 360 miles of gas gathering pipelines approximately 300 Million Cubic Feet per Day (MMcf/d) of processing capacity as well as crude trucking and logistics services extending through seven counties in the core of the Midland Basin.

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Trump administration to move forward with immigration plans

The Department of Homeland Security has issued two enforcement memos , which among other things, tightens deportation of illegal immigrants. Trump, during his presidential campaign, had promised stricter enforcement policies and this move is the latest in the efforts by the President to follow up on his vows .

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What to watch for in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway letter

Buffett has often said he believes most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform. Combs alerted Buffett to Precision Castparts, and Buffett may discuss what drove Berkshire's unexpected, multi-billion-dollar investments in Apple and the four biggest USA airlines.

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Oil prices fall as USA crude inventories rise further

The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) reported that United States refinery crude oil demand fell by 187,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 15,271,000 bpd between February 10 and February 17, 2017. "Dancing contango is now not a profitable thing to do, so we've sold out, " an oil trading manager who held oil stored in a tanker told Reuters. World oil prices are declining Feb.24 after the report about the growing volume of USA crude inventories over the last week.

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Hammered by internet, U.S. chain closing 140 stores

The company's shares rose almost 3 percent in premarket trading. Because the company "understands that closing stores will impact the lives of many hard working associates", it says it will launch a voluntary early retirement program for about 6,000 employees.

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Manipur CM Okram Ibobi lashes out at PM Modi's 'economic blockade' remark

They don't care about the people of Manipur, all they care about grabbing power. "There is not a word in that agreement that can be construed as harmful to Manipuri interests", he added. When Atalji (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) formed the government at the Centre, he made policies for overall development of the region. The Prime Minister said through hardwork, determination and work on the ground, "BJP is now a strong force both in urban & rural Maharashtra".

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Berkshire Hathaway gains $1.6 bln from its huge bite of Apple

Clayton accounts for about 2 percent of Berkshire's overall profit . In 2016, Berkshire's stock price rose about 23.4 percent, easily outpacing the market, though most investors who bought its stock in recent years have achieved closer to market-average returns.

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PV Sindhu to accept Chandrababu's offer, joins as Deputy Collector

She has conveyed her willingness to accept the post which was offered by the state government soon after she bagged silver in women's singles at the Rio Olympics previous year. He also presented a cheque for Rs 50 lakh to Sindhu's coach Pullela Gopichand and Rs 25 lakh to badminton player Kidambi Srikanth, who had also competed in the Rio Olympics.

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Warren Buffett Rails Against Fee-Hungry Wall Street Managers

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway released its closely-watched annual letter on Saturday, in which the Oracle of Omaha told investors that the holding company's investment gains would continue to be "substantial" in the coming years. Last week, Berkshire-owned food giant Kraft Heinz walked away from a bid to buy Unilever , the European consumer products conglomerate. Jain joined Berkshire in 1986, and Buffett put him in charge of National Indemnity's small, struggling reinsurance ...

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Buffett's Berkshire says quarterly profit rises 15 percent

Analysts on average had forecast operating profit of US$2,716.60 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. "Many of our investees, including Bank of America BAC", -1.42% have been repurchasing shares, some quite aggressively. "If there were ever to be another Ajit and you could swap me for him, don't hesitate", Buffett wrote. But Buffett said society "will forever need huge investments" in transportation, and BNSF is well-served by a strong balance sheet, recent capital upgrades, ...

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Tesla Reports Loss for Q4, Looks to 2017 For Growth

Musk also used the conference call to reiterate one of Tesla's most drastic promises. Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric auto and solar cell maker Tesla has reported a loss for the last three months of 2016. Ahead of the Model 3 launch, Tesla is expanding its retail, Supercharger, and service functions, including a mobile fix service which allows mechanics to make minor repairs remotely rather than forcing consumers to take their transport to a garage.

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Uttar Pradesh elections: Over 61% polling recorded in Phase 4

EC recovered Rs 13.49 crore in cash and liquor worth Rs 8.17 crore in the run up to fourth phase voting. The fourth phase of voting in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections for 53 seats concluded on Thursday. "The Commission had to replace 140 Electronic Voting Machines or 0.65 per cent of the EVMs used while 145 VVPAT or 8.24 per cent of those used needed to be replaced", Dev added.

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Who produced the VX poison that killed Kim Jong-nam?

After the two women dab Kim in the face with a toxic liquid, Huong is seen on separate footage making her way to a restroom while holding her hands high above her head to avoid contact. Seoul's foreign ministry expresses shock and says North Korea is in violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and other global norms. For example, Saddam Hussein is believed to have used VX nerve agent on Kurdish citizens of Iraq in the 1980s.

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UPS launches drone delivery from package vehicle

The Workhorse Group's HorseFly unit-which can buzz along for about a half-hour, carrying packages that don't exceed 10 pounds-traveled a quarter-mile or so from the truck to the farm, dropped off its package, then circled back to find the UPS truck, on its way to a new destination.

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Little Live Pets Lil Frog plastic toy recall

Battery chemical leaks are forcing the recall of some very popular plastic toy frogs. The recall includes an additional 17,000 toy frogs sold in Canada. The date code range is WS112016 to WS123216. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), about 427,000 of the toys were sold across the United States at Target, Toys "R" Us, Walmart and Amazon.com beginning in August.

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Weatherill hits out at penalty rate cut

Public holiday rates will be reduced from 1 July 2017 in the Hospitality Award, Restaurant Award, Clubs Award, Retail Award, Fast Food Award, and the Pharmacy Award. Changes to penalty rates have always been protested and debated. ACTU President Ged Kearney said the ruling was detrimental to workers on minimum wages.

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Korea will not affect Malaysia's status

Malaysian police said VX was wiped on the North Korean exile's face at Kuala Lumpur International Murder by two women as he prepared to board a flight to Macau. It is listed as a chemical weapon under the Chemical Weapons Convention Act 2005 and Chemical Weapons Convention 1997. Security cameras show the two women quickly walking away from Kim in opposite directions after putting the poison on his face.

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Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter

Operating earnings per Class A equivalent share fell to $2,665 from $2,843 in the a year ago period. Its segments include GEICO, General Re Corporation (General Re), Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group (BHRG), Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Manufacturing, McLane Company, Service and retailing, and Finance and financial products.

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Where PT Stands For Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

The third largest holder is Price T Rowe Associates Inc /Md/, which now holds $3.25 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 7.99% of its market capitalization. The stock grabbed 99 new institutional investments totaling 964,580 shares while 67 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 909,597 shares.


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