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Girl, 10, 'not allowed on plane because she was wearing leggings'

Twitter user Shannon Watts noted that her complaint originated when the gate agent refused to allow three girls to board their flight , and asked why the airline was policing clothing choices. Tweets of frustration and mockery toward United came pouring in from celebrities like Patricia Arquette , Chrissy Teigen and Sarah Silverman . The girls were flying on employee travel passes, a perk that enables them to fly for little to no money.

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Flint's 18000 Lead-Contaminated Water Lines Will Be Replaced by 2020

MI and the city of Flint have agreed to spend the next several years replacing roughly 18,000 aging underground pipes as part of a far-reaching legal settlement over the city's ongoing crisis involving lead-tainted water. Flint's drinking water became contaminated with lead in April 2014 when as a short-term cost-cutting measure a state-appointed emergency manager switched the city's drinking water supply from Lake Huron water treated in Detroit to Flint River water treated at the Flint ...

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Donald Trump calls PM Modi, congratulates him on recent poll victories

The call was significant as Trump called Modi even before making calls to important allies like Britain, Germany and Japan or major powers like China and Russian Federation since formally taking office. However, he did not divulge anything about whether other issues too were discussed during the conversation between the two leaders. Mr. Modi had congratulated Mr.

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Stocks Falter as US Health Care Squabble Worries Investors

The benchmark S&P 500 had declined as much as 0.9 percent initially on Monday and briefly breached its 50-day moving average for the first time since just after the Nov 8 USA presidential election. The S&P 500 was hovering around 2,340 mid-Monday. With the absence of major data published on Monday, market participants will draw their attention to a speech by Chicago Fed President Charles Evans in Madrid and a speech by Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan about economic conditions at Texas A&M ...

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2 remain in custody in Britain attack, police say

They had planned to return home to Salt Lake City on Thursday - the day after the attack. She suffered a broken leg, broken rib and a cut and bruises, said friend Mike Murphy. Clint Payne, Melissa Cochran's brother, said the family is following what they think Kurt Cochran's example would be in not fixating on any negative feelings toward the attacker.

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Uber halts its self-driving cars programme

In images and video posted to Fresco News , a news gathering resource, the Uber Volvo came to a rest on its side, next to two other vehicles appear to have been involved in the crash. The Uber program has been suspended indefinitely in Pittsburgh and San Francisco as well until more information about Friday's accident comes out.

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Dollar hits lowest since November

USA long-dated Treasury yields fell to one-month lows on Monday, knocked by growing uncertainty about whether the Trump administration could deliver on its campaign promise to bolster the economy. This, in turn, raised doubts over whether Mr Trump can push through his economic agenda. The sector was one of the biggest beneficiaries of post-election investor bullishness, on the hopes of tax cuts and regulatory reform.

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Shailene Woodley reaches deal to avoid jail over pipeline protest

Last month, Shailene was on "The Late Night with Seth Meyers ", where she urged the viewers to get involved with the protests. "I would have made, like, a face". "I'm just looking at the person, like, 'Are you kidding me right now?'" She was scheduled to stand trial this Friday. Woodley continues to be an outspoken opponent of the $3.8 billion project, most recently using her Facebook account to raise awareness for the Native Nations March in Washington, DC on March 10.

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The Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to Hold

The mean price target is $40.03 (according to consensus of 17 analysts). It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.32% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 4.82% along with 11.35% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

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The Smart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Monday, March 14. IG Design Group plc, formerly International Greetings plc, is engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of gift packaging and greetings; stationery and creative play products, and design-led giftware.

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Taxpayers facing £100m bill over botched nuclear deal

Two firms who lost out on decommissioning 12 nuclear sites will get £97.5m compensation. Under these new terms, the Cavendish Flour Group - in which Babcock has a 65 percent stake - will now hold the Magnox contract for five years instead of the 14 initially envisaged to decommission the UK's first fleet of nuclear power stations.

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Gold hits 1-month peak as dollar slides on Trump healthcare failure

So-called "Trumpflation trades" - bets that Trump's pro-business policies would stoke growth and inflation in the USA and global economies, boosting assets such as commodities - came under heavy selling pressure. The result of the Trump healthcare bill was not in line with market expectations, but more importantly it has made the markets begin to get nervous about what other possible hurdles Trump could potentially face when it comes to implementing other aspects of his campaign agenda.

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The Trump-Russia Scandal Is Beginning to Snowball

Nunes and Schiff had pointed to their predecessors-Republican Mike Rogers of MI and Democrat C.A. And now, per Chairman Nunes, we learn that Trump and members of the Trump transition team were in fact surveilled - and the subject matter was apparently the humdrum of routine American politics and government with nothing, say again nothing, to do with Russian Federation.

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InterCloud Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICLD): A Valuation and Tape Check

For ICLD, the company now has $1.79 Million of cash on the books, which is offset by $30.8 Million current liabilities. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 24.40% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 24.40%.

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Investment firm founder settles suit with former company for millions

In 2015 he sued the manager for at least $200 million in damages, alleging he was forced out. Gross had departed Pimco, his home for more than four decades, in September 2014, following negative news reports about his leadership and weak returns at its flagship Pimco Total Return fund, which he managed.

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Cyclone Debbie: Whitsundays hit by wind gusts of 125km/h

Destructive winds and huge waves are lashing the north Queensland coast, as Tropical Cyclone Debbie approaches. A powerful cyclone slammed into the northeastern coast of Australia in the state of Queensland early Tuesday local time with winds estimated at up to 140 miles per hour.

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Gallup: Trump's approval rating is lower than Obama's ever was

The benchmark S&P 500 had declined as much as 0.9 percent initially on Monday and briefly breached its 50-day moving average for the first time since just after the Nov 8 US presidential election. Will Trump succeed in bringing about his own removal? Gallup tracks the percentage of Americans who approve and disapprove of the President's performance in office every day, based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults, according to the company.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Receives Buy Rating From Stifel Nicolaus Analysts

Developed by J. Welles Wilder, ATR is an indicator that measures volatility. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions.

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Bought Tools at Harbor Freight? You May Be Due a Refund

Harbor Freight allegedly advertised merchandise at a "sale" or "compare at" prices, but the goods were never sold at a higher price. The settlement applies to goods purchased between April 8, 2011 and December 15, 2016. No receipt? Credit card statements with Harbor Freight Tools purchases are worth money too. There are nine Harbor Freight Tools locations in MS. While Harbor Freight Tools disputes the claims in the suit, they've settled, and even without a credit card statement or a ...

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Trump electronics ban: Gulf airlines know how to bypass it

Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines , and Saudi Arabian Airlines all tried to appeal to passengers embarking on half-day long flights by reminding them how extensive their entertainment services are. "This will have a positive impact on Air India as a large number of passengers use laptops and iPads as their mini-offices and store a huge amount of official data in these devices".

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Qatar increases United Kingdom investment despite Brexit

Rachel Pether, an adviser at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, said: "Qatar doesn't see Britain leaving the European Union as impacting their relationship and it may be an opportunity for it to be stronger". Information technology is among the top priorities for the fund, officially known as the Qatar Investment Authority, along with healthcare and infrastructure, Al Thani said, aiming to turn Qatar into a knowledge-based economy.

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GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 1.58 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. This stacks up against $1,959.20M, on a sequential basis. On 8/25/2016 GameStop Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.37 with an ex dividend date of 9/7/2016 which will be payable on 9/22/2016.

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Local GOP credits Trump for $300K haul at Mar-A-Lago fundraiser

This time , the White House kept press pool reporters in the dark about Trump's activities at the club, keeping the media contingent confined to the club's indoor tennis facility and proving no information about why Trump had traveled to the property for the second consecutive day.

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Face it, haters - Trump just got vindicated on Russia: Jeffrey Lord

Regarding the discredited tweet storm about Obama , which is really a sideshow for his committee, Nunes suddenly, without consulting Schiff, appeared not once but twice before reporters, announcing he had viewed, but didn't possess, intelligence that "seems to me to be some level of surveillance activity - perhaps legal, but I don't know that it's right".

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GOP hardliners demand maternity benefits be nixed from healthcare bill

Scrambling to nail down votes for the health care overhaul legislation , Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic services as prescription drugs, maternity care and substance abuse treatment.

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Scotia Capital Indicates Potential 21.61% Increase In Shares Of Schlumberger Limited

Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.25% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. The stock, after opening at $78.35, hit $78.38 through the close by scoring -0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th. Schlumberger Limited.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -169.49%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem.

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Wall Street's 'Fearless Girl' Statue Likely to Stay, For Now

The 4-foot ponytailed " Fearless Girl " in a windblown dress stands on Department of Transportation property and will now get the extended new permit through the department's art program. My bull is a symbol of prosperity and for strength. "There is not one museum dedicated to the advancement of women", she said, adding that " Fearless Girl " is an artistic symbol that the world could use more of.

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Maple Leaf Coin Stolen in Berlin Is Worth $5.39-Million

Its face value is CA$1m but its material value is estimated to be about four and a half times higher, making it worth CA$4.5 (£3.5m). According to the German media, it is the play "Big Maple Leaf", a commemorative medal coined by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007.

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Did Steve Smith call Murali Vijay 'f****** cheat' during Dharamsala Test

The Vijay incident was a line-ball call where even with the aid of close-up video angles it can not be conclusively proven whether the fielder had gotten his fingers under the ball. "Having fielded in slip or close to the bat myself sometimes you're not 100 per cent sure". He would've felt that go into his fingers and thought it was a clean catch.

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OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending output cut by six months

Oil minsters for the three countries commented on Sunday, a day after Algeria's Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa called for an extension because he said the strategy is succeeding in reducing global inventories. The accord, aimed at supporting the oil market, has lifted crude to more than $50 a barrel. He spoke in encouraging terms about the results of that arrangement and said OPEC had firm readiness to extend the deal further.

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Sterling jumps above US$1.25 in Trump trade slump

USA gold futures were up 0.6 percent at $1,256.30. The dollar index, a measure of the greenback's strength against a basket of six global currencies, fell to 99.04 by 06:45 GMT, the lowest level since the immediate aftermath of Trump's election in early November.

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President approves Keystone XL, calling it 'great day' for jobs

Gulf Coast for export. Mr. Rusty Fisher, Senior Vice President, Welspun Global Trade LLC, said, "We welcome President Trump's ratification of the KeyStone XL pipeline". Oil industry advocates say the pipeline will improve USA energy security and create jobs, although how many is widely disputed. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said the project will create temporary construction jobs and permanent jobs and displace oil from hostile countries with oil from "our friendliest, longest neighbor in ...

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China's Premier Li arrives in New Zealand for talks

Mr Li has just wrapped up a trade visit to Australia and will meet business leaders in Auckland tomorrow before departing on Wednesday. New Zealand depends heavily on exports, and Li's remarks echoed those by English and New Zealand central bank governor, Graeme Wheeler, who have warned that possible disruptions of global trade is the biggest threat to prosperity.

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LAGO Act seeks to make Trump visitor logs public

Alex Jones on Friday apologized to the owner of a Washington , D.C., pizzeria for spreading the fake story a year ago that linked the restaurant to Hillary Clinton's campaign and human trafficking. The first lady spent Friday night with the donors at Mar-a-Lago resort, while Mr President preferred to skip this resort's fundraising event. The Trump administration has called Mar-a-Lago the "Winter White House" and, now that winter has come to a close, the "Southern White House".

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Shailene Woodley Sentenced Over Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

The Class B misdemeanor charge amends her original criminal trespass charge, according to The Bismarck Tribune . In the widely circulated video, she is seen handing the phone to her mom, who continued to stream her daughter's arrest - a move Woodley later realized was probably hard for her mother.


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