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Permit put forward for Keystone XL pipeline

The decision follows a long scientific and political fight over the project, which became a proxy battle in the larger fight over global warming. The same State Department report estimates that the pipeline will bring in $55.6 million in property tax revenue spread across the 27 affected counties over its first year of operation.

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Strong promotion in Virgin Media reorg

However, it said it had taken steps to speed up Project Lightening, including appointing a new managing director, Robert Evans, to lead the scheme. Evans is reporting jointly to Balan Nair, Liberty Global's chief technology and innovation officer, and Tom Mockridge, Virgin Media's CEO.

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Police release 6 people arrested in Westminster attack investigation

Scotland Yard today admitted they may never know the motive behind the brazen terror attack on the British parliament by Khalid Masood who acted alone and said there's no information to suggest further attacks are planned. Five people remain in a critical condition after Masood ploughed a auto down Westminster Bridge and stormed the Parliamentary estate armed with two blades, knifing policeman Keith Palmer.

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Northern Irish parties fail to solve spat in time

Brokenshire's latest comments remove the prospect of an immediate second election (it would be the third such ballot for the North in the space of 12 months). On 26 March 2017, negotiations between them on the establishment of a new devolved government at Stormont ended without agreement. "To deliver for teachers, doctors and nurses, business, industry and the wider community".

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Britain officially begins process of leaving EU

Just before May's statement, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. local time (1130 GMT, 7:30 a.m. EDT), Britain's EU envoy, Tim Barrow, will hand-deliver a letter from May to EU Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels . For the other half, though, it's the last thing they wanted. The WTO change would also not only affect Britain's trade with the European Union, but also all the countries with which the European Union has agreements on trade in services, such as South Korea, Mexico and Chile.

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State of Michigan proposes $97 million flint water crisis deal

Before leaving the White House, President Obama and the US Senate approved a $170 million bill granting funds to aid Flint and replace corrosive pipes. U.S. District Judge David Lawson approved the settlement, which was the result of weeks of negotiations involving a court-appointed mediator. None of the parties involved have issued a statement or comment on the settlement, because Judge Lawson's orders forbid it until the agreement is formally accepted by the judge.

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Government may table GST Bills in Parliament on 27 March

Jaitley also tabled the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, which provides for the levy and collection of tax on inter-state supply. The government is keen to bring in GST from July 1, and other aspects like bringing petroleum and land under its ambit will be considered after the first year of implementation of the new indirect tax, he had said in the Rajya Sabha.

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North Korea has "nothing to fear" from more sanctions

The Kim Jong-Un regime-led country has not stopped testing missiles even after several sanctions were imposed against it by the United Nations (UN). While the State Department has expressed concern and disapproval over the Asian state's actions, the threat of these missiles being able to reach the United States is perceived by us officials as minimal.

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Google, YouTube boycott over 'extremist' ads slams shares

On the bright side, with AT&T, Verizon and other companies pulling their ads off YouTube, Google will likely speed up its efforts to counter extremist and hateful content on its platforms. Google did not immediately respond when reached for comment for this story. Verizon in particular recently agreed to purchase embattled web portal firm Yahoo for $4.48bn - a deal it hopes will help it compete with Google for ad sales.

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Oil Prices Fall as Crude Stocks Hit New Record

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said onWednesday that the country's crude inventories climbed by nearly 5million barrels to 533.1 million last week, far outpacing forecastsfor an increase of 2.8 million. He said growth in demand for crude in 2017 was expected to rise faster than the long-term average of 1.2 million bpd. The global benchmark ended the session at a $2.86 premium to WTI.

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Wall Street off after Trump agenda stalls

At 9:32 a.m. ET, the Dow was down 147 points (0.72%), the S&P 500 was down 18 points (0.79%), and the Nasdaq was down 48 points (0.84%). The Dow Jones Transport Average, seen by some as a barometer of the economy, gained 1.8 per cent for its second-best day of the year.

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Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC) & Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) Traders Recap

Also, the Hold rating count is 14 as of 03/28/17. Eclipse Resources Corporation (NYSE:ECR) presently has a 10 month price index of 0.86496. Finally, Nomura upgraded Range Resources Corp. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road.

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Gurgaon: Shiv Sena 'shuts' 500 meat shops

The report added that the Shiv sainiks also want the meat shops to remain shut every Tuesday, apparently Hindus don't eat meat on that day. Reports say Jharkhand clamped down on illegal slaughterhouses on Monday, three meat shops were sealed in Haridwar on Tuesday whereas 11 came under the axe in Raipur.

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Actually, Steve Mnuchin, Robots Have Already Affected the US Labor Market

They found that for every new robot installed at a factory, the jobs of 6.2 people were eliminated, on average. " We estimate large and robust negative effects of robots on employment and wages across commuting zones ", economists Daron Acemoglu of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Pascual Restrepo of Boston University wrote in the study.

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'Deeply Embarrassing': McCain Rips Republicans for Failed Health Care Bill

Newsmax's John Gizzy asked Spicer if that meant the White House would exclude Democrats from health care talks. Ryan echoed the sentiment, suggesting that the G.O.P. "It's disappointing. We've got to fulfil our promises", said Sen. "Now everybody ought to just get over it. Look at the future". We still got halftime.

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Trump administration grants approval for Keystone KL pipeline

The president also directed the State Department to determine within 60 days whether the pipeline is in the national interest. "I agree with that decision", Obama said in 2015 remarks rejecting the project. It's not creating many jobs contrary to what the Republicans have been saying and on top of that, it really hurts South Dakota landowners, as well", said Jones Pranger.

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Canada budget halts spending spree on hazy global outlook

Morneau has also announced plans to phase out Canada Savings Bonds next year. The Liberal government backed an NDP motion in October a year ago, calling for an emergency investment of $155 million into First Nations child welfare to comply with the ruling.

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China still committed to Paris climate change deal - foreign ministry

Christy Goldfuss, an energy expert at the Center for American Progress, said that whatever policy changes Trump makes, it is the markets that will decide what industry is viable. If nothing else, the latest rollback is highly likely to make it hard for the U.S.to comply with the terms of the deal. Green group Earthjustice said it will fight the order both in and out of court.

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Oil prices drop on doubts over OPEC supply cuts

A kind of price supporting factor at the moment is Libya, where oil output has allegedly dropped by about 80,000 barrels a day since clashes broke out. President Trump's ambition to make the US energy independent by reducing taxes and industry regulations will add further impetus to the plans of oil companies to ramp up activity.

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Marcus Stroman named World Baseball Classic MVP

That would be the last batter that Stroman would face and he exited to a thunderous ovation of the Dodgers crowd of just over 51,000. "They outhit us", said Puerto Rican manager Edwin Rodriguez. Stroman had plenty of help behind 8 U.S. runs on 13 hits. Between Orioles Hall of Fame centerfielder Adam Jones to the Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton , the ball kept rolling.

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Analyst Activity - Wedbush Reiterates Neutral on Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG)

Equities research analysts expect that Chipotle Mexican Grill , Inc. will post $8.15 earnings per share for the current year. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of global trademark & copyright laws. PAULL MATTHEW H bought $159,084 worth of Chipotle Mexican Grill , Inc.

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Tesla Employee Says He Suffered 'Nightmare' Harassment and Discrimination by Co-workers

Now, I've experienced discrimination worse than anything I experienced growing up in Alabama and I'm scared for my safety every evening when I leave the plant. According to a company spokesperson, Lambert got into an argument with a coworker in April 2016 and threatened him with violence. In the suit filed against Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), as well as, several other employees, Lambert has demanded compensation for the unspecified damages and legal fees.

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Canada determined to diversify despite Keystone XL approval

The greatest technology known to man. TransCanada spokesman Terry Cunha said the company recognizes that construction activities would occur on tribes' ancestral homelands. That conclusion followed a review of environmental, economic and diplomatic factors, the department said. President Barack Obama denied TransCanada's request for a permit to cross the border, citing environmental concerns.

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Judge examines role of Giuliani, US official in Turkey case

Zarrab, a citizen of both Turkey and Iran, was arrested in Miami in 2016. Zarrab has pleaded not guilty and his case has been a tension point between Turkey and the U.S. "I do not think there will be any problem in the roadshow", said another senior Turkish banker. The arrest came as Tillerson is to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as well as Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara on Thursday.

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The Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Shares Sold by Azimuth Capital Management LLC

Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Amazon .com by 728.9% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 16,357,782 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $12,266,213,000 after buying an additional 548,945 shares in the last quarter.

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Everything you need to know about Bixby, Samsung's new virtual assistant

Instead, the company claims the service is "fundamentally different", offering a "deeper experience" by serving as a guide to customers' phones, having the capability to support almost all tasks that can be performed through Bixby-enabled apps.

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New Zealand in sight of a rare win

All of 26, in many ways, it was Williamson's statement of allowing him an unquestioned entry into the league of New Zealand cricket's all-time great. On day three of the third and final Test in Hamilton, the Black Caps closed 321-4, seven ahead of the tourists, with captain Kane Williamson unbeaten on 148.

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Women's Final Four set with UConn, Stanford, Miss. State, SC

How are you feeling about each team's chances of winning those games and then winning it all? And, hey, the bottom line is they beat Duke, and I think they think that if they can beat Duke, they can they can beat anyone in the country. Gonzaga is in its first Final Four but the Zags had knocked on the door a few times . This one was plenty entertaining, too - from big plays to a nail-biting final few minutes.After Wright's jumper at the 4:23 mark made it 30-27, SC closed the half with a ...

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Oil Gains as Libyan Crude Drop Offsets What OPEC Curbs Couldn't

Benchmark Brent crude futures fell by 33 cents, or 0.65 percent, from their last close to $50.47 per barrel by 0653 GMT. Markets turned lower in early Monday trading, with the price for Brent crude oil falling 0.7 percent to $50.46 per barrel about a half hour before the start of trading in NY.

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UK must be worse off after Brexit: Malta

World stock markets climbed Wednesday as strong US economic reports shored up investor confidence, but British shares weakened as uncertainty rose ahead of the U.K.'s formal request to leave the European Union. "I do not think we will get anywhere by clobbering the British, insulting them and driving too hard a bargain", he said in a speech this month. She said she wanted Britain to come out of the process "stronger, fairer, more united and more outward-looking than ever before".

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TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL

Trump said the presidential permit for the pipeline was part of a new era of U.S. energy policy. But his administration already has given Keystone a pass. President Obama's strong opposition to the pipeline partially stemmed from the fact that the pipeline directly contradicted his Clean Power Plan to bring more renewable low carbon emission power into the country.

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Oil price rises on OPEC deal extension hopes

Oil production from the western Libyan fields of Sharara and Wafa has been blocked by armed protesters, reducing output by some 250,000 barrels per day (bpd) and prompting the National Oil Corp to declare force majeure on Tuesday. "Our production today is 700,000 barrels per day day and we work hard in order to reach 800,000 barrels per day before the end of April". "Against a backdrop of rising US crude output and underwhelming OPEC-led efforts to normalise bulging global oil inventories, ...

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European leaders mark 60th anniversary of Treaty of Rome

May is expected to send a letter, "thought to be seven or eight pages long" according to the Times, to Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council to formally invoke Article 50. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker insisted the EU could ride out recent storms. Mr Kenny said that, when the European Union responds to Ms May's notification of Brexit next week with draft guidelines for the negotiations, he wants them to refer to Ireland's key issues of the Good Friday Agreement, ...

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EU asks Brazil to suspend meat shipments amid scandal

Burger King Korea had stopped selling their Crunch Chicken, which uses domestic and Brazilian meat, due to consumer fears, a company spokeswoman said. It is the second biggest importer of all Brazilian meat behind China, which has also suspended imports. The kingdom's Food & Drug Authority stopped imports of beef, poultry and products from four plants operated by BRF SA , Seara Alimentos Ltda, JJZ Alimentos SA and Frango DM Industria e Comercio de Alimentos Ltda, the Saudi Press Agency ...

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Westinghouse Electric is filing for bankruptcy

Westinghouse has suffered huge cost overruns at two U.S. projects in Georgia and SC. "Since December 2016, WE and Toshiba have been working to determine the scale of the possible loss, investigate the causes and to implement preventive measures and actions", the company said.


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