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Questions about probe on Russian Federation links

The White House said the report was "entirely false" without addressing specific claims that Yates was warned her testimony could include privileged information that would be barred from a public hearing. Yates' attorney did not immediately respond to a CNN request for comment. Nunes insisted he would stay on amid the news that the committee would not hold a closed-door meeting Tuesday with James Comey of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Adm.

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Traders Attention Alert: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s (AMD)

During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.10) EPS. They issued a "buy" rating and a $11.00 price objective for the company. In addition, the Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . 02/01/2017 - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo.

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House Republicans consider reviving healthcare push: lawmaker

Even if they never got to cast their vote. "Yes", he told reporters. "Are we actively planning an immediate strategy? Our Democratic friends ought to be pretty happy about that because we have the existing law in place and I think we're just going to have to see how that works out".

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Australian GP: It's about time, says Sergio Marchionne after Ferrari win

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel - New rivals? After complaining about a lack of grip on the ultra-softs, he pitted earlier than planned and the move proved detrimental as he found himself behind Red Bull's Max Verstappen on his return from the pit.

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Good Energy Group Plc (GOOD) Receives Buy Rating from Investec

The firm's market capitalization is GBX 37.40 million. It has a 26.72 P/E ratio. The Company has six operating mines: Fresnillo, located in the State of Zacatecas, which is primary silver mine; Saucito, located in the State of Zacatecas, an underground silver mine; Cienega, located in the State of Durango, an underground gold mine, including the San Ramon satellite mine; Herradura, located in the State of Sonora, a surface gold mine; Soledad-Dipolos mine, located in the State of Sonora, a ...

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Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) Under Analyst Spotlight

According to the most recently released broker notes, 0 analysts have a rating of "strong buy" on the stock, 1 analysts "buy", 1 analysts "neutral", 2 analysts "sell" and 2 analysts "strong sell". When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions.

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Oil prices climb up from four-month lows

Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the global benchmark for oil, were at $50.92 per barrel at 0051 GMT, down 4 cents from their last close. Saudi exports to other regions, notably Asia, remained elevated despite an effort led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, and supported by other producers including Russian Federation, to cut output by 1.8 million bpd during the first half of the year.

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The pound is drifting lower ahead of Article 50 being triggered

At the start of a week set to include Britain's formal request to leave the European Union, the pound gained 0.8 percent compared to Friday's close on Reuters' broad sterling quote page, hitting $1.2580, its highest since February 9. The pound was also up 0.2 percent at 86.42 pence per euro and dealers said the squeeze on record high bets lodged against sterling in recent weeks had helped it outperform currencies including the Australian and New Zealand dollars against their USA counterpart.

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Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Undo Obama Power Plant Regulations

Schneiderman says he might sue the EPA if the terms of the executive order endanger New Yorkers. The Obama administration's Clean Power Plan was first introduced in 2015 to help cut carbon pollution from fossil fuel-fired power plants. Today, that same coalition of localities, including Washington, issued a statement opposing Trump's new, anti-climate executive order. And undoing the Clean Power Plan could help Trump keep his promise to " cancel job-killing restrictions " on the ...

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Uber suspends self-driving cars in two US states after crash

Weekend crash was result of vehicle failing to yield for self-driving auto while making a left turn. The vehicles used a combination of cameras, lidar and other sensors to guide them, though all self-driving cars operating in Arizona today had test drivers behind the wheel to take control if required.

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White House 2018 Budget Calls for Privatization of Air Traffic Control

Big cuts to discretionary spending are essential after eight years of President Barack Obama, and we "need an axe, not a scalpel, if we are ever going to reduce our debt", Adam Brandon, president of FreedomWorks, said in a statement .

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Pending home sales rebound to highest level in a year

Pending home sales is a leading indicator for the housing sector. Pending home sales increased 2.6 percent from a year ago. On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the National Association of Realtors releases its February report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases.

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FBI Investigating Far-Right News Sites' Potential Connections to Russia

According to US officials who spoke to CNN , during its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, the FBI has come across information that suggests members of Trump's team may have coordinated the release of the emails with Russian hackers.

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What do you think of Lionel Messi's four-match suspension?

Lionel Messi has been handed a four-match worldwide ban for insulting a linesman during Argentina's 1-0 victory over Chile in Buenos Aires last Thursday. Messi was not permitted to play in his country's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Tuesday and he will also miss qualifiers against Uruguay , Venezuela and Peru.

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Trending Stocks -Dover Corp (NYSE:DOV), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)

Several other research firms have also issued reports on VRTX. The stock of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, September 15. For the quarter, shares are performing at 20.67%. Insiders have sold a total of 21,000 shares of company stock worth $1,644,330 over the last 90 days.

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Brazil's tainted-meat scandal: China, European Union suspend imports

Authorities have also shut down three meat processing plants and put 21 under inspection, the BBC reported. China, which accounted for almost one-third of the Brazilian industry's $13.9-billion in exports previous year, chose to suspend imports of all meat products from Brazil as a precautionary measure after police on Friday accused companies of widespread bribery of health inspectors to hide unsanitary conditions.

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Spokesman: China has suspended import of Brazil beef

The CFS will also make special arrangements for the frozen and chilled meat and poultry from Brazil which are being shipped but not yet arrived to Hong Kong prior to the import ban. "But so far, none has come back to us and we are glad", he said, adding that there were no reports of people getting sick from the tainted meat. This recall is not applicable to processed meat products which originated from other countries, the Ministry said.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May to issue Brexit statement

The European Parliament won't participate in formal negotiations on Brexit . The European Union's agriculture chief sounded an upbeat note about the imminent Brexit negotiations, predicting farm trade between the United Kingdom and the EU will remain tariff-free after Britain leaves the bloc in 2019.

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Defoe's ideal return in England win

It was a memorable day for Defoe , who led out the team with Bradley Lowery, the terminally-ill five-year-old who calls the Sunderland striker his "best mate". With Tottenham's Harry Kane nearly certain to be part of the 2018 World Cup squad, if England qualify, Southgate will have to decide who else will fill the other forward berths.

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Government May Table GST Bills In Parliament Today

Another mirror legislation of CGST, called state-GST, will amalgamate all state taxes like VAT, will be levied by states and has to be approved by all state legislatures. Moily said that clarity still eludes any of the provisions of the bill including taxation of special economic zones and the way the anti-profiteering mechanism will work.

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Oil prices rebound, IEA says OPEC cuts need more time to work

It would be the 10th consecutive weekly increase in US crude stocks, boosting total inventories, including strategic reserves, further past the 1.22 billion barrel record hit during the week ended March 3. The IEA said crude stocks in the world's richest nations rose in January for the first time since July by 48 million barrels to 3.03 billion barrels, more than 300 million barrels above the five-year average.

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Dem Senator Blasts Trump's 'Declaration of War' on Obama Climate Policies

The rules Trump is aiming at were unveiled by Obama in August 2015. The former president argued that climate change was "real and can not be ignored". The order will also chip away at other regulations, including scrapping language on the "social cost " of greenhouse gases. Herbert said permits for oil and gas development on private land take a few months, while states with public lands are put at a disadvantage because of the long review process.

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Worth Watching Stock Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

The High end of the forecast is $0/share, while the Low end is $0/share. Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.57% for a week and 1.43% for a month. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. The company's P/E is 23.8 and Forward P/E ratio is 3430.

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Bruce Berkowitz Buys More Shares of Sears

The disclosure raised concerns over the retailer's ability to restructure its debt load and stock inventory heading into the crucial 2017 holiday season. Sears Holdings, the company that owns both Sears and Kmart , warned investors late Tuesday that it can no longer promise it will remain in business.

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Marijuana To Be Legalized In Canada By 2018

For Canada the war on weed finally has an end date in sight-July 1, 2018. That means that provincial governments will set rules for where and for what price weed is sold in their respective provinces and that the federal government is ultimately still in charge of issuing licenses to weed producers.

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BlackRock cuts jobs, turning to computers for stock-picking

So the firm on Tuesday announced an overhaul of its actively-managed equities business that will include job losses, pricing changes and a greater emphasis on computer models that inform investments. Wiseman said: "Clients have moved beyond just active and passive techniques". "We are evolving our product offerings to ensure we stay ahead of those changing client desires".

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House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rules

The White House has said that it supports the bill . The chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai, echoed this argument in a statement praising lawmakers. Consumer advocates and Democrats have slammed Republicans for gutting the Federal Communications Commission's regulation, saying it will leave Americans online unprotected; Republicans and industry groups counter that spiking the rule just maintains the status quo.

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House intelligence chairman under pressure in Trump-Russia inquiry

Gen Flynn was sacked by Mr Trump after intelligence leaked to journalists showed public assurances made by Vice President Mike Pence that he had not discussed sanctions with the ambassador were false. CNN said the White House has denied the allegation. "But we would urge that the open hearing be rescheduled without further delay and that Ms. Yates be permitted to testify freely and openly".

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Messi gets four match ban — FIFA WCQ

He missed last night's 2-0 defeat away at Bolivia after the sentence came through just hours before kick-off. Four teams advance automatically from the region, while the fifth faces a play-off against a team from the Oceania region. Messi is allowed to appeal his suspension, which he is likely to do. Argentina receives a major blow as their spot at next year's tournament in Russian Federation is far from assured.

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Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

Dave Rogers, a campaign representative for the North Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club, said in a statement Trump's order can not reverse clean energy progress made over recent decades. Job growth is a good thing, though, right? And it helped the United States take more responsibility as a leader on climate and clean energy on the worldwide stage, which, as one of the top polluting countries in the world, we urgently needed to do.

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Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

Elizabeth Warren and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who called on fellow Democrats to filibuster his nomination. Some Democrats have threatened a filibuster , which would mean the judge would have to get 60 of the 100 votes to claim the seat.

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India retain ICC Test championship mace

Ever since the first test, Kohli has been in the Australian media's line of fire, especially after he nearly called Australian captain Steve Smith a cheat when he sought clues from the dressing room while taking a DRS call. He said he'd get back to me. "If you give them a sniff, they will take that", the Australian skipper said. India, in fact, will not tour any country for a Test series in 2017.

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Airtel sells 10% stake in Infratel to KKR, CPPIB

Bharti Airtel can withstand a drop of about 5 per cent in revenues - due to a loss in subscribers or fall in average revenue per user - with lower EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) margins of 38-39 per cent for the India business and still maintain its ratio of FFO to debt at more than 20 per cent in fiscal 2018.

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Steady Stocks -Momo Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:MOMO), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC)

Bank of America initiated it with "Buy" rating and $100 target in Tuesday, December 6 report. MA ended last trade at $80.42 a share and the price is up more than -10.96% so far this year. American Research & Management Co. increased its position in McCormick & Co.by 7.4% in the second quarter. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted $0.74 EPS.

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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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