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Lauding the prime minister, Adityanath said, "The"

Regarding the closure of illegal abbattoirs, Adityanath said the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had in the past couple of years insisted on their closure. The 44-year-old Chief Minister had himself performed Rudrabhishek at the bungalow. Another controversy surrounds his references to "Love Jihad", which is described by Hindutva ideologues as a ploy contrived by Muslim men to lure young Hindu women into marriage and conversion into Islam.

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Vodafone's Indian telecom unit merges with local company

Airtel, the largest operator in the country, recently agreed to buy Norwegian firm Telenor's Indian arm. He added: "With (de) consolidation in India sorted, what now for Vodafone?". Colao confirmed that global services will remain with the UK-based Vodafone Group. The combined company will be in first or second position in the market in 21 out of India's 22 regions, and will have enough spectrum to provide new 4G services.

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Trump Guts Obama Order Protecting LGBT Federal Employees

Erasure seems to be something Trump has a knack for when it comes to the LGBTQ community: This week, the Census Bureau announced it would not include data on sexual orientation or gender identity in its 2020 survey, a decision the White House can directly influence.

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Esure Group Plc (LON:ESUR) Receives Neutral Rating From Citigroup Analysts

Shire plc is a biotech company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other specialized conditions. N+1 Singer reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Northgate plc (LON:NTG) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,311.43 ($28.55). The stock has "Hold" rating by Peel Hunt on Friday, January 13.

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Stock inside Traders Spotlight: Micron Technology, Inc.'s (MU)

Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on MU. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. Micron Technology, Inc . (NASDAQ:MU) Semiconductor- Memory Chips has a Current Ratio of 1.9 with a Quick Ratio value of 1.3. In a transaction dated January 06, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $22.09, raking in a sum of $2,000,912.

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Mercedes F1 team hungry like their Wolff

Vettel thus leads the drivers' points table with 25 points to Hamilton's 18, Bottas' 15, Raikkonen's 12, Verstappen's 10, Massa's eight, Perez's six, Sainz's four, Kvyat's two and Ocon's one. Ferrari had an abysmal year in 2016, struggling to match Mercedes' pace, and shooting itself in the foot with bad strategy calls when it did have the opportunity to steal wins.

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Fiera Capital Corp Sells 5071 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)

WealthTrust Arizona LLC boosted its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 0.5% in the third quarter. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,118 shares of the retailer's stock worth $153,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.93%. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright laws.

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Recommendation Trends: Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

MN boosted its position in Paychex by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Paychex exited the fiscal third quarter with cash, cash equivalents and corporate investments of $403.9 million compared with $293 million at the end of the previous quarter.

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One country, one tax has become reality: Centre on GST

The goods and services tax, or GST , will replace more than a dozen levies that divide the world's fastest-growing big economy, uniting India for the first time in a common market with more than 1 billion consumers. " The GST Council is India's first federal institution where sovereignty of the Centre and the states in relation to indirect taxes have been pulled in together in a federal institution".

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Amazon prepares to expand distribution network in Virginia

Overall, 4.48 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 3.23 Million shares. The company has a market capitalization of $417.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 178.43 and a beta of 1.40. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market.

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British police name London attacker as Khalid Masood, 52

The terror group ISIS - which has encouraged terror plots involving vehicle attacks - claimed responsibility for the rampage, but there is no evidence Mansoor, 52, who was born in Britain, acted in the name of the terror group. "Kris went to work on Wednesday full of pride as he was receiving a commendation for his exceptional work as a police liaison officer during a demonstration in 2016".

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Oil prices rise with Libyan output disruption

Brent was trading up 1.12% at $51.32 per barrel, about 30 cents above last week figures. The price for Brent crude oil was higher than the previous day's close by 0.3 percent to trade at $51.47 per barrel about a half hour before markets opened in NY.

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American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode on flight

The aircraft landed safely at 3:37 p.m, according to FlightAware and taxied to the gate, where it was handled by paramedics, said Daniel, spokesperson for International Sunport. Incapacitation of a member of the flight crew is extremely rare. In 2015, an American Airlines pilot died on a flight from Phoenix to Boston. It was wheeled down at 3:35 p.m.

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India condemns attack on Nigerians: Top developments

The DCPs of different districts had conducted 19 meetings a year ago with African nationals to assure them of their safety and security. Singh said three FIRs had been registered. "The government is committed to ensuring safety and security of all foreigners in India". "People from Africa, including students and youth, remain our valued partners".

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Fourth-quarter economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending

The increase in real GDP in the fourth quarter reflected positive contributions from PCE, private inventory investment, residential fixed investment, nonresidential fixed investment, and state and local government spending that were partly offset by negative contributions from exports and federal government spending.

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Azerbaijan Interested in Extension of Oil Output Cut Deal - Energy Ministry

Traders said supply disruptions in Libya were lifting the market and that falling us gasoline inventories pointed to a tightening market there despite record crude stocks. Oil prices rose after a pipeline halt reduced output in OPEC member Libya, countering concerns that a US surplus shows little sign of diminishing.

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The Fearless Girl Statue, from Boston's State Street, Will Stay Put

The 127-centimetre bronze statue of a defiant girl with her fists on her hips was installed to mark International Women's Day on March 8 under a lease due to end on April 2. "We want it to stay permanently because it shows a girl being fearless, which is what we're all about", troop member Phoebe Bergan said. The statue accompanies a project by State Street Global Advisors to raise awareness about the gender gap that persists in the business world.

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Automobile: Trump to order a review of consumption standards

It would have taken a new look at the assumptions behind the 2011 agreement with major automakers would almost double fuel efficiency standards to 54.5 miles per gallon. Critics say the Trump decision means more greenhouse gas emissions, and a scaled back effort against global warming, but also slows the unveiling of less polluting, more fuel efficient autos on America's highways.

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Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

Uber says it is resuming its self-driving vehicle program in Arizona and Pittsburgh after it was suspended following a crash over the weekend. The collision comes days after Uber's former president Jeff Jones quit less than seven months after joining the San Francisco-based company, the latest in a string of high-level executives who have departed in recent months.

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British High Commissioner in New Zealand responds to Theresa May's Brexit trigger

After all, the institutions and the leaders of the European Union have succeeded in bringing together a continent blighted by war into a union of peaceful nations, and supported the transition of dictatorships to democracy. In her letter, May repeated that the vote for Brexit was not meant to harm the EU. She added "we will see a decrease in the number coming in" after Brexit but declined to give a figure.

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Farm loan waivers upset credit discipline: SBI Chairman

Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly and Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil on Friday mooted a breach of privilege notice against State Bank of India (SBI) chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya for allegedly insulting sentiments of the House and farmers through her remarks on crop loan waiver.

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Cameron defends referendum call as Brexit launched

The two issues had been mentioned side by side because they were "all bound up in our membership of the European Union", he said. On Wednesday, May launched the process to leave the EU, formally notifying the bloc via a letter to European council president Donald Tusk.

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Committee approves, yet doesn't endorse, casino expansion bills

Despite the vote, however, members of the General Assembly's Public Safety Committee made it clear the issue is far from settled. An open questionWednesday was where would the conversation about expanding casino gambling continue in the General Assembly? Edwin A.

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Analysts At Jefferies & Co Upgraded Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) To Buy

Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. Tanquilut now anticipates that the firm will earn $0.51 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.53. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.22 Billion and $1.19 Billion, respectively.

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SACP confirms Zuma intends to replace Gordhan, Jonas

The south African currency rand plunged more than any other major currency on Monday after President Jacob Zuma, told the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to return home a day after he departed for the week of investor roadshow in London and the U.S.

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'We already miss you': EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit

France's foreign minister said talks for a future relationship can only take place once Brexit negotiations have concluded. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also rebuffed May's call for negotiations on Britain's withdrawal to run alongside talks on a future trade agreement.

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I still remain South Africa's finance minister - Gordhan

According to insiders, secretary-general Gwede Mantashe , treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize and deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa rejected Molefe's name. In a sign of how divided the party is, at the funeral of anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday the congregation clapped and cheered as a letter written by Kathrada calling for Zuma to resign was read out.

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Tobacco display ban hits sales at Budgens and Londis owner

Booker blamed the tobacco display ban and the impact of plain packaging legislation for the decline, which had a knock-on effect for sales to retailers (down 0.6% over the year). Prior to the update, analysts' average forecast was for a pretax profit of 171.3 million pounds ($212.9 million) for the 2016-17 year, up from 150.8 million pounds in 2015-16, according to Reuters data.

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H&M sales disappoint as more customers shop online

Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) Thursday announced the launch of its eighth fashion brand as tough market conditions in the U.S. and Central Europe hurt profits. But she said March sales - up 7 percent on a constant currency basis - looked disappointing, "even taking into account the later Easter this year".

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Russia says oil cuts may be extended amid high compliance

WTI crude much cheaper than worldwide peer Brent, which is being supported above $50 per barrel by the OPEC-led production cut. Oil prices settled at a roughly one-week high Tuesday, buoyed by disruptions to Libyan crude production and talk of a six-month extension to an OPEC-led pact to limit global output.

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More countries are importing US crude oil

Oil prices on Wednesday extended gains from the previous session, lifted by supply disruptions in Libya and expectations that an OPEC-led output reduction will be extended into the second half of the year. In the US, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 19c to $49.70 a barrel. Crude oil futures are now trading 7.9% below their 100-day moving average and 3.3% below their 20-day moving average.

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Two-Party Rejection to Build Border Wall Grows in USA

Still reeling from their health care reform debacle last week, congressional Republican leaders appear more willing to stiff President Trump on initial funding for his wall along the border with Mexico than risk a fight with Democrats that could result in a government shutdown.

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Toshiba's nuclear unit Westinghouse files for United States bankruptcy

While the firm's NAND-type flash memory business has become a global industry standard, with the memory devices, produced locally, used in technology such as smartphones around the world and estimated to be worth 2 trillion yen, it's nuclear business has failed in a number of areas, both at home and overseas.

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Power down for Earth Hour this weekend

Earth hour has marked its 10th anniversary, after launching in Sydney in 2007. Starting 8:30PM local time, people are encouraged to turn off their lights, power down their computers, kill the heaters, and stay at home with family and friends.

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Is OPEC headed for a showdown with US shale?

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Friday that net long positions in the crude futures market fell by more than 86,000 contracts, the biggest one-week reduction on record. Changes in refined product inventories also impact crude oil (XES) (RYE) (SCO) prices. Oil prices have erased most of the gains made since the Opec announced its supply curbs on November 30, falling below 50 a barrel in NY on concerns the cuts aren't clearing the surplus quickly enough and that a rapid ...


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