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Officials condemn Trump's planned elimination of the Clean Power Plan

Trump's edict today called on the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw the restrictions on fossil fuel pollution rather than continue to litigate the case-but Schneiderman asserted that, as an intervening party, NY can and will carry on the fight in D.C.

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USA sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

Just to state the obvious, our nation's laws have gone unenforced for too long. "Very limited funding that he might be able to withhold, because it has to be related to the objective of the grant", she added . As city officials across the country have since noted, numerous jurisdictions Sessions threatened to withhold funding from say they already abide by 8 USC 1373 and have done so for years.

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Malaysia central bank braces for challenging year as inflation climbs

Affin Hwang Investment Bank Vice-President/Head of Retail Research, Datuk Dr Nazri Khan Adam Khan, said the ringgit was expected to strengthen with the retracement of the U.S. Malaysia has largely relied on domestic private investment and consumption to power growth in recent years as exports slumped amid lower commodity prices and sluggish orders for manufactured goods from advanced economies.

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Li Keqiang warns Donald Trump against trade war with China

The impact would be felt mostly by foreign, especially USA, companies, he said , citing a report from an unidentified global think tank. U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policy should focus on China and not Mexico, it added, warning that the Chinese government could "capriciously punish U.S.

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Mark Latham Sacked By Sky News For Series Of Controversial Comments

Latham was condemned by former Labor colleagues, including leader Bill Shorten and deputy leader Tanya Plibersek on Wednesday, as a furore formed over remarks he made on the Outsiders programme on March 12. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph , he said stood by his comments about the video. It followed controversial on-air remarks he made about a Sydney high school student, in which he speculated about the teenager's sexuality.

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US crude oil stockpiles build as products draw down

Refinery crude runs rose by 425,000 barrels per day, EIA data showed. U.S. crude futures surged to almost a two-week high after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that crude inventories rose 867,000 barrels last week, almost half the build expected, as refineries ramped up processing after seasonal maintenance and imports dropped and exports rose.

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Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

The European Council chief warned that no one would emerge as a victor during the divorce process, which will essentially be about "damage control". "The Europeans have made it very clear, many times, that we can't have as good a deal as we have at the minute", said Graham Bishop, a British consultant on EU integration and former banker who started his career in finance in 1971.

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Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

The EIA admits that lower mining costs, cheaper transportation and more favorable exchange rates are giving countries like Australia, Indonesia, Russia, Colombia and South Africa and edge over the U.S. More refugees mean more political turmoil, more chaos, more wars. But various options exist. We have been mining coal in America for more than 150 years - the stuff that's left is increasingly expensive, of poor quality and hard and unsafe to get out of the ground.

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)'s power services signed agreement

Company has 12.50% insider ownership. The stock has a market cap of $258.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.17 and a beta of 1.20. The fund owned 28,285 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 1,906 shares during the period.

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Here's the science behind Neuralink, Elon Musk's sci-fi new venture

Although Musk has not made a formal statement regarding Neuralink, the company registered in California as a "medical research" group last July, according to the news outlet. Each needle containing the neural lace is millimetres in length. Should technology advance, and if Neuralink Corp . become one of the pioneers, the prospects for advancing medical science through computer-brain interfaces becomes ever nearer.

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Hurricane Energy Says Well Suggests Lancaster, Halifax Fields Linked

An oil discovery has been made near the Shetland Islands which has been described as potentially the biggest find in British waters this century . The company says the well results support its theory that the Lancaster field and the Halifax discovery are in fact part of the same single hydrocarbon accumulation - initially being referred to as the Greater Lancaster Area (GLA).

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Earnings On Deck For Lululemon Athletica Inc

Shares of Lululemon Athletica inc. closed the previous trading session at 63.42 down -0.69 -1.08% with 2,637,985 shares trading hands. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -47.47% off of the 52-week high of 15.59 and +13.75% removed from the 52-week low of 7.20.

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European Union powerhouses fire Brexit warning shots

I was disenfranchised as an European Union citizen having lived here for so many years, and I think it's bad", Kwiadk said . "At that time we all looked to the West, towards a free and unifying Europe, instinctively feeling that this was the very future we were dreaming about".

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Toshiba's US nuclear unit files for bankruptcy protection

For Toshiba, the aim is to fence off soaring liabilities and keep the group afloat. To protect the core businesses during the re-organization period, the Westinghouse unit said that it had secured $800 million in financing. Founder George Westinghouse, a prolific inventor, started making air brakes which greatly improved the safety of train travel and freight transportation.

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Britain's May goes into Brexit talks with ambitions high

But Labour Leave's Chiltern predicted that soon "the chest-beating will stop and actually you'll get down to cool, hard diplomacy and we'll get a good deal". Those things have become part of life since the United Kingdom joined what was then called the European Economic Community in 1973. She wants the U.K.'s exit to be "smooth and orderly".

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Dayton rips Trump over environmental order reversals

The power-plant rule Trump is set to address in his order has been on hold since past year as a federal appeals court considers a challenge by coal-friendly states and corporations who call the plan an unconstitutional power grab. In a report last week, the environmental groups CoalSwarm, the Sierra Club and Greenpeace said an unexpectedly sharp decline in the number of new coal-fired power plants being built in China and India improved chances that climate targets could be met.

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Tribe to oppose Keystone XL on 'all fronts'

After the meeting, Girling told reporters that under Trump the Keystone Pipeline was approved "sure a heck of a lot quicker". "I hope we will all seek to exercise our First Amendment rights peacefully, and respect the right of others to do likewise", Daugaard said .

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Active Stock Review: Halliburton Company

The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 1.35 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. In the last six months the stock's performance fell 16.63% while yearly performance of the company advanced 42.43%. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Should you give your kids access to your credit card?

No want wants to pay financial institutions more than they have to, so here's a secret: It's pretty easy to get out of paying for a number of pesky credit-card fees . For example, younger baby boomers (ages 53 to 62) had a staggering 97% success rate when asking for an annual fee reduction or elimination. Interest rates are now at their highest point since CreditCards.com began tracking rates in mid-2007.

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Johnson & Johnson latest to suspend ads from YouTube over offensive videos

J&J said yesterday it wanted to ensure that its product advertising did not appear on channels that promote "offensive content". Since then, a cascade of companies have pulled back, potentially costing Google and YouTube hundreds of millions of dollars in lost business.

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Cuomo: Congressional GOP has 'declared war on New York'

Earlier Wednesday, Gov. Cuomo said, in response to the provision, that there could be a state income tax increase of 10 percent imposed on all New Yorkers to cover the $2.3 billion. He had the exact reaction as Democrat McCoy to the governor's railing against Washington for seeking, through the Collins/Faso amendment, to drive unfunded mandates on the state.

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Sears shares sink as investors fret over going-concern risk

But company officials insisted on Wednesday that it didn't necessarily mean all the stores would shut down and the well-known retail names would disappear. The old Sears at the now-closed Madison Square Mall. The company announced in 2016 that one day, it hopes to have the same number of brick-and-mortar grocery stores as Kroger now has.

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Notable Buzzers: Apache Corp. (APA), HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (HTGM)

The consensus rating is 1.5, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. The highest price target outlook for the stock is $5.5 and the minimum price target estimate is $4.5. HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc .is engaged in developing and marketing a technology platform which consists of instrumentation, consumables and software analytics for sample profiling applications including tumor profiling, molecular diagnostic testing and biomarker development.

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President Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, would only create 35 permanent jobs

On Friday, March 24, President Donald Trump approved the project that his predecessor, Barack Obama , had suspended in November 2015. "On behalf of thousands of people who have worked very hard to get here, as you pointed out, a very long time to get here, we're very relieved and very much just want to get to work", Girling said .

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Pizza delivery by robot to be tested in Europe

Its robots are created to operate autonomously on sidewalks and have a maximum speed of four miles per hour and can carry up to 20 pounds. Domino's is running the project under the framework of DRU ( Domino's Robotic Unit), an initiative using robot and drone technologies for delivery.

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Trump tells lawmakers he expects a deal 'very quickly' on healthcare

The administration will work with Congress on tax reform, but President Trump has made it very clear that "this is a huge priority for him, something that he feels very passionately about", Spicer said in a press briefing. Trump had initially blamed Democrats for the health care measure's failure, predicting an eventual collapse of the law. "So far, all we've seen from the President is murk".

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A look at issues now that Britain has started to leave EU

The UK prime minister said that there can be "no turning back" from Brexit as the Article 50 has been triggered. We know that we will lose influence over the rules that affect the European economy. May said she did want a return to a "hard" border in the north of Ireland but that if the United Kingdom does not accept trade rules and free movement that may be unavoidable.

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Oil producers consider continuing curb on output

Earlier in the day WTI and Brent had traded for as much as $54.42 per barrel and $57.04 per barrel, respectively. The rally stalled this year as U.S. output and supplies continued to grow. "At this point it's clear we haven't had the cut long enough to have an impact on USA supplies". Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said it was too early to say whether there would be an extension, although the agreement was working well and all countries were committed to 100 percent compliance.

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Republican lawmaker resigns from House Freedom Caucus

READ: Can Republicans govern if they can't keep a promise they've made for 7 years? He argued that the bill the Freedom Caucus wanted would have alienated more moderate members of the Republican Party. "It can be argued that failure to execute on the repeal and replace of the ACA certainly adds a potential headwind to accomplishing broad tax reform , as hoped by the Street", said Veda Partners' Spencer Perlman and Sumesh Sood, adding "tax reform is hard and is going to be a slog at ...

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Dunkin' Brands Shares Down Nearly 3% Premarket As Goldman Downgrades To Sell

Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group. Baird reiterated an outperform rating and set a $56.00 price objective on shares of Dunkin Brands Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. Nomura Asset Ltd has invested 0% in Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN). If you are accessing this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

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Air Flight Laptop Ban In Muslim-Majority Nations Begins

The Department for Transport told BuzzFeed News passengers should expect the measures to already be in effect, but that airlines had been told to implement them no later than this Saturday. Six U.K. carriers will be affected-British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch , Thomas Cook and Thomason-along with eight foreign carriers-Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airways, Atlas-Global Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Egyptair, Royal Jordanian , Tunis Air and Saudia.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 will have Bixby voice assistant

Samsung says it has made Bixby "context aware", meaning that when you summon the assistant it will know exactly where you are within an app and to an extent what you might want to ask. Rhee said Bixby will also be able to understand the current context and state of each application to weave together both voice and touch interactions into one fluid interaction.

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Wall St up as Fed raises rates but stays course

A rate increase on Wednesday would push the Fed's target overnight lending rate to a range of between 0.75 percent and 1.00 percent, still low but approaching the range that the central bank has typically operated within. Ms. Yellen and her top lieutenant, Stanley Fischer built on those views in comments on March 3, with Mr. Fischer saying "if there has been a conscious effort" to boost expectations of a rate rise, "I'm about to join it".

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House votes to overturn internet privacy protections

The resolution, which already passed in the senate last week, allows internet providers such as AT&T, Verizon and Comcast, to monitor where consumers browse online, what they buy, what they watch on television, as well as any health and financial information that you divulge through internet use .

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GST Bills may be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday

Mr. Jaitley said GST council will take decision on when to bring alcohol and petroleum under GST. The Lok Sabha on Wednesday took up discussion and debate on the Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017, with the Union Minister Arun Jaitley apprising the members of the details in the Bill.


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