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Pindrop's Security and Authentication Technology Will Be Available With Amazon Connect

Because it utilizes a self-service graphical user interface (GUI), users without specialized technical skills can set up Amazon Connect , track the data associated with it, and manage its customer service agents. "Freshdesk has been a long-time APN Partner, not just building integrations but also hosting their products with AWS", said Pasquale DeMaio, Principal Product Manager, Amazon Connect.

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Families of Westminster attack victims found out fate through pictures online

He intends to write to PC Palmer's family to offer his condolences and said he was honoured to be appointed to the Privy Council by the Queen, alongside Security Minister Ben Wallace, in recognition of their roles in responding to the atrocity.

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Why some say Fed interest rate hikes are premature

Last week, DBS, a banking group from Singapore, raised its forecast for Taiwan's 2017 GDP growth to 2.5 percent from 2.1 percent, and expects no change in interest rates in Taiwan in the short term. The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex and National Stock Exchange Nifty both ended flat on Tuesday, with investors awaiting the news of the Federal rate hike, after they had rallied on the back of the Assembly election results.

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Qatar Investment Authority to Sell 40 pct of Santander Brasil Stake

Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target . JPMorgan Chase & Co. The stock exchanged hands with 4.73 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 5.47 million shares. Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Down in the future.

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Red iPhone 7: Apple Announces New Phone to Benefit AIDS Fight

The iPad range has been consolidated, with an iPad Mini (4), a 9.7-inch iPad or iPad pro versions at 9.7- or 12.9-inches now on offer. Still, maybe now is the time to buy a new model. It retains a 9.7-inch screen, but gains a little weight and thickness. The real story is the price, which is being dropped to an aggressive $329, which gets a base 32 GB of storage.

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As New York Budget Deadline Nears, Major Issues Still Unresolved

Andrew Cuomo as the April 1 budget deadline approaches. The Assembly and Senate are warm to some aspects of the proposal, though many lawmakers have voiced concerns with the impacts to private colleges if more funding for tuition assistance is not offered to their students.

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Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension

Uber brought its fleet of self-driving cars to Arizona previous year following a dispute with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. "We are resuming our development operations in San Francisco this morning", an anonymous Uber spokesperson told Reuters in a Monday morning email.

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Why Amazon Acquired the Middle East's Largest E-Tailer

Amazon senior vice president Russ Grandinetti said in a prepared statement that the two companies "share the same DNA-we're both driven by customers, invention, and long-term thinking". Standard Chartered estimates a 30% increase in the region's e-commerce business and believes many markets are still untapped. Mouchawar launched Souq from within Maktoob, which he joined after he landed in the United Arab Emirates in 2000.

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US Consumer Confidence Hits 16-Year High

USA consumer confidence, home prices, and the trade deficit all improved, according to economic reports published Tuesday. "Thus, consumers feel current economic conditions have improved over the recent period, and their renewed optimism suggests the possibility of some upside to the prospects for economic growth in the coming months".

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On Brexit eve, Barnier pledges to defend expats' rights

Theresa May will pledge to fight with "fierce determination" for every single person in the United Kingdom - including the millions of EU nationals anxious about their future status - when she triggers Article 50 Wednesday, formally starting the process of Britain's exit from the European Union .

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Axiata: We'll study impact of Idea Cellular-Vodafone India merger

After announcing the largest merger in the Indian telecom space, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group that owns Idea Cellular, and Vodafone Group Plc CEO Vittorio Colao on Tuesday met Communications Minister Manoj Sinha here.

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Global markets have steadier tone after Wall Street recovery

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 45.74 points, or 0.22 percent, to 20,550.98, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 2.39 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,341.59 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 11.64 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,840.37. Seoul's Kospi rose 0.2 percent to 2,159.35 and benchmarks in Taiwan and Singapore also rose. Investors have been anticipating that President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress will cut taxes, loosen regulations for companies and institute other ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in effect in Kentuckiana

Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Follow the most recent alerts from the National Weather Service, or download one of our mobile apps for iPhone and Android . An isolated brief tornado is possible as well. A few tornadoes also appear possible, particularly into early evening across middle portions of Tennessee and northern MS and northwest Alabama.

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A serious fire is now raging at Chelsea Market

Twenty trucks carrying 78 firefighters and emergency medical services personnel responded to the scene, a spokesman for the fire department said. - A smoky rooftop fire forced the evacuation of the Chelsea Market building in Manhattan, the FDNY said.

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New 12-sided British pound coin enters circulation

By 2025, barely eight years into the life of the new pound coin, it's estimated that cash will account for barely a quarter of transactions". The Bank of England have accepted that their notes will gradually disappear with the introduction later this week of the new gold-coloured coin.

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Citing a proposal for tougher taxi standards, Uber withdraws from Denmark

The Danish branch of the ride-sharing service said Tuesday it is shutting down its services in Denmark due to a proposed law that toughens standards for cabs. Uber's spokesman said the company would retain its 40 engineers in the Danish city of Aarhus, who develop software for the global market. Uber also noted that it was taking steps to help drivers transition before its service ends on April 18.

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No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four

The University of SC (7) will play Gonzaga University (1) in the semifinal round on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona. USA TODAY Sports' Nicole Auerbach says you're sorely mistaken if you think this won't be an entertaining Final Four . The other side has the South Carolina Gamecocks against the Florida Gators . "I would expect that to come to Oregon, Gonzaga and SC up until that first media timeout where they look up and go, 'Whoa, we're here, '" Dickau said.

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Trump eyes changes to internet privacy

Republicans favoring the rollback of Federal Communications Commission regulations, enacted in 10 days before last year's presidential election, said the move is part of efforts to sweep away unnecessary regulation. "Last year, the Federal Communications Commission pushed through, on a party-line vote, privacy regulations created to benefit one group of favored companies over another group of disfavored companies", Pai said.

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Hundreds call for help after Cyclone Debbie

Queensland politician Mark Ryan said it was also chaotic at Airlie Beach, the mainland holiday gateway to the Whitsunday islands. Earlier in the day, the cyclone lashed Hayman Island with gusts of up to 263km/h, disrupting power supply in many areas, with Ergon Energy reporting that more than 30,000 people were without power in Airlie Beach, Proserpine, Bowen, Mackay and Cannonvale as of Tuesday noon .

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Trump grants approval for controversial Keystone XL Pipeline

President Trump announces the final approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Trump said the pipeline is just the first of many energy and infrastructure projects that his administration will approve. "In any case, Keystone won't be built - approval or no - unless shippers sign up to underwrite the cost", he said. The Paris agreement compels the US and other countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions in coming decades.

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French Elections Russia does not want to interfere in election

Paris and Moscow should establish a strategic partnership in counterterrorism and energy spheres, and Le Pen called for comprehensive strategic partnership between Paris and Moscow: "First of all, it is necessary to establish cooperation between France and Russian Federation, both in the field of culture, energy and trade".

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Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

The final bet for this game on Saturday is the Gonzaga Bulldogs -6.5 over the South Carolina Gamecocks. It was all Gamecocks in the second half as Florida went 0-for-14 from the arc. They needed 65 possessions to get those 60 against OR, which put a wall around the basket in the form of Jordan Bell (11 points, 13 rebounds, eight blocks).

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Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, Volkswagen and several other companies pulled ads earlier this week. First reported in The Times (of London), the list of companies reportedly pulling their ads is diverse and includes Johnson & Johnson, AT&T and Verizon in the US, and a growing group in the United Kingdom with L'Oreal, HSBC, RBS, the BBC, the Guardian newspaper, British retailer Marks & Spencer, Lloyd's of London, Audi, the global advertising agency Havas , Tesco, Volkswagen, ...

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People Who Oppose Putin STILL Ending Up Dead In The Streets

Poroshenko added that he was treating the attack as "an act of Russian state terrorism ", although police have still not determined who was behind the assassination. Late past year Voronenkov emigrated to Kiev where he acquired Ukrainian citizenship. Moscow denies sending troops and weapons to separatists in eastern Ukraine - where nearly three years of fighting have killed about 10,000 people and displaced about 1.5 million - and it rejected Mr Poroshenko's allegations.

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Wyoming Delegation Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting

It marks one of the biggest steps taken to date by the Trump administration to prioritize economic development over environmental concerns. He said that "government too often failed its citizens and companies over the past long period of time".

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Saudi Arabia Cut Crude Exports in January After OPEC Agreement

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non-OPEC producers agreed to curb production from January 1 by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months to drain crude from record stockpiles. Brent for May settlement fell 8 cents to $50.56 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. 'Over the coming weeks we expect a sharp reduction in imports and increase in refining runs which should lead to impressive crude inventory draws, ' analysts at AB Bernstein ...

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Daniel Jacobs commands respect for finally making Gennady Golovkin look human

Before Gennady Golovkin's fight against Danny Jacobs at Madison Square Garden, GGG's career appeared to be headed in one direction: a lucrative showdown with Mexico's Canelo Alvarez. Golovkin was tentative in the opening two rounds, but knocking down Jacobs in the fourth round got him back on track. But Jacobs (32-2) not only reached his feet but pressed the action against the charging Golovkin with left hooks and rights to the head.

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Oil prices steady but outlook more bearish

Within OPEC, Saudi Arabia has shouldered the burden of the production cuts, offsetting poorer compliance by other nations. "OPEC kept up robust adherence to its ... Despite OPEC compliance with its share of cuts, stockpiles have continued to rise, in part because OPEC members pumped heavily before cuts kicked in and also because US shale producers have hiked output as Brent spiked above $58 in January.

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Devin Nunes refuses to step away from Russia investigation

Raju asked. He noted that Congressional criticism of Nunes is due to him being "too close to the White House", adding he "shouldn't have briefed the president last week", and so he "can't credibly run the investigation". White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer played down Manafort's role in the campaign. In the letters, attorney David O'Neil said he understood the Justice Department was invoking "further constraints" on testimony she could provide at a House intelligence committee hearing ...

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Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines

But the plaintiffs would get a schedule for water line replacements while the state gets a schedule for weaning the City of Flint off the community resource stations where bottled water , water filters and filter replacement cartridges now are distributed free.

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House Republicans reject bids to obtain Trump tax returns

Mr. Reagan prevailed in the last major tax overhaul, in 1986, with a gaudy show of bipartisanship, inviting Dan Rostenkowski of IL, the Democratic chairman of the House ways and means committee, where tax matters originate in the U.S. ― How, then, do they pull this off if they lose their big payfor? Paul Ryan, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, conceded that the failure on health care "does make tax reform more hard, but it does not make it impossible".

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China bans importation of meat from Brazil

The Veterinary Service Department has said Malaysia does not import Brazilian beef or chicken from any of the 21 plants now under investigation by Brazilian authorities for allegedly selling expired meat . This scandal might put restraints on Brazil's plans to serve new markets for beef like South Korea and Mexico after the USA previous year allowed imports of fresh meat , head of Brazil meat exporter's association told the media in SaoPaulo.

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Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack

Payne goes on to say write that Cochran's wife, Melissa, was hospitalized with injuries including a broken leg, rib and a cut to her head, but is expected to recover. Clint Payne, Melissa's brother and family spokesman, created a GoFundMe relief fund that has so far raised over $68,000. "This has been a humbling and hard experience, but we've felt the love of so many people during these past several days", Melissa Cochran's brother, Clint Payne, said.

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EU's chief Brexit negotiator defines terms of United Kingdom exit

The move will begin a two-year negotiating period during which the European Union and Britain will try to agree the terms of Brexit and reach a separate deal on the shape of their future relationship. Barnier said a transitional deal - to cover areas that could not be agreed within the two-year period but would form part of an eventual, full trade deal - "could be necessary".

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Oil prices fall on bloated United States crude storage

Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the Global benchmark for oil, were at United States dollars 51.86 per barrel at 0401 GMT, up 24 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close. Data reported late Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute revealed a build in inventories of more than 4.5 million barrels. Domestic inventories now total 533.1 million barrels-a record, based on EIA data (https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=WCESTUS1&f=W).


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