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Vodafone seals India deal with rival

Vodafone is to merge its Indian operation with Idea Cellular in a deal that will create the Asian country's biggest telecoms firm. The combined company will have around almost 400 million subscribers and is expected to have a revenue market share of around 40%, propelling it ahead of current market leader Bharti Airtel.

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Turkey Rift Widens: 'Nazi' Remarks Driving Turkey Further Away from EU

In an interview with CNN Turk broadcast on Thursday, Mr Erdogan said everything "from A to Z" would be up for renegotiation after the country wide vote on extending his executive powers on April 16. Erdogan accused Bulgaria on Thursday of putting pressure on Bulgarian ethnic Turks living and working in Turkey and flouting democratic principles.

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For Ivanka Trump, rising profile comes with backlash

Those talks so far are sputtering and, growing frustrated, Trump has taken to calling out members of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus on Twitter. "Having an adult child of the president who is actively engaged in the work of the administration is new ground". In the first several weeks of the administration, she's already been on hand for key happenings, including roundtable discussions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a Florida ...

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Trump paying $25M after judge approves Trump University deal

After praising a proposed $25 million settlement for giving an " extraordinary amount" of money back to former customers, Curiel stopped short Thursday of approving the agreement, which would effectively end the president's legal exposure from the venture that dogged the Republican businessman throughout his campaign.

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Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns

Jones was lured from Target last September to serve as president of Uber's ride-sharing business. The departure of Uber's No. 2 executive comes amid allegations of sexual harassment and an aggressive work culture at Uber. And executive engineer Amit Singhal was asked to resign five weeks after failing to disclose he had left his previous job at Google following sexual harassment claims.

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'Westinghouse bankruptcy unlikely to impact Indo-US N

Westinghouse , whose acquisition by Toshiba wasn't finalized until the fall of 2006, says it will use the financing on what it calls its core businesses: "supporting operating plants, nuclear fuel and components manufacturing and engineering as well as decommissioning, decontamination, remediation and waste management".

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Opec, non-Opec to look at extending output cut

Despite this, ANZ said on Thursday that prices received some support from Libyan oil output falling to about 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) due to the shutdown of pipelines from its biggest field. That said, an extension of the joint cuts by Opec and non-Opec countries (by another six months) is on the cards; a decision is expected to be made at the upcoming Opec meeting in May.

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Mike Flynn probably regrets this interview

Flynn, a member of the Trump campaign and transition, was sacked as national security adviser after it was publicly disclosed that he misled the vice president about a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. The committee will schedule its interview with Kushner only when "we know exactly the scope of what needs to be asked", Burr said - providing one plausible explanation for the decision to turn down Flynn's offer.

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Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle

Americans say by a 7-percentage-point margin, 44 percent to 37 percent, that Republicans should move on to other issues rather than proposing another health care bill. Despite efforts by Trump to bring along House Freedom Caucus members, many of them said they would vote against the American Health Care Act . Trump has tweeted about the group three times since Friday.

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Cyclone Debbie rips through Australia as police chief warns of fatalities

Forecasters said high winds would likely persist for hours to come, while a flood threat has been issued for a 1300km stretch of the Queensland coast from Ayr to Tweed Heads. The premier, who on Monday warned it would be a "monster", said the state would be dealing with the impact of the "scary" cyclone for up to five days.

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Analysts At JP Morgan Reiterated RPC Group PLC (LON:RPC) As Overweight

GBX 367.79's average target is 4.87% above currents GBX 350.7 stock price. On Thursday, March 10 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Neutral". On Friday, February 24 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Outperform". The 50 day moving average of London Stock Exchange Group PLC (LON:LSE) is 3087.16 whilst its 200 day moving average is 2915.08.

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SpaceX launches first recycled rocket in test of cost-cutting model

The Falcon 9 rocket, which took off from the seaside launch pad from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, is on its second mission. SpaceX competitor Blue Origin , run by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, has also successfully landed its New Shepard booster after launch, by powering its engines to guide it down for a controlled, upright landing.

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US judge invalidates Acorda multiple sclerosis drug patents

It's now trading about -18.33% below its 52-week high. 0 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. Developed by MedImmune, inebilizumab is now in Phase IIb clinical development for NMOSD.In March 2016, AstraZeneca reported that inebilizumab had received Orphan Drug Designation from the US FDA The firm has annual sales growth for the past five year of -7.30%.

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Judge approves Trump University settlement

Daniel Petrocelli, lead attorney for President Donald Trump, leaves the courthouse after a hearing Thursday, March 30, 2017, in San Diego . A judge has approved an agreement for President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University.

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Sheriff warns of scam circulating in Augusta County

The scammers have cloned the office's main number, 434-432-7287, to help convince the caller that they are legitimate. One recent incident saw a resident receive a pre-recorded call from an "IRS agent" saying the woman had a warrant out for her arrest.

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Trump declares war against the Freedom Caucus

In recent days, the president has been out of sync with the two highest ranking Republicans in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. House Republicans' health care failure has left Senate Republicans wondering if they need to shoulder more of the legislative burden. It's a heavy lift that could take months.

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Two White House officials helped provide Nunes with leaked intel

Spicer pushed back at reporters who asked about the report, scolding one correspondent for 'Your obsession with who talked to whom and when'. Nunes went to the White House to brief Trump but has not shared his findings with the rest of the intelligence committee.

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Vince Holding Corp (VNCE) has Current Market Capitalizaion of $91.39 Million

These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.05/share and a High Estimate of $-0.04/share. These 2 Analysts are also projecting the mean revenue estimate of 74.55 Million. Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) has a market capitalization of $79.15M and most recently 49.42M outstanding shares have been calculated. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of 80.07% from current stock levels.

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Boeing Flies 787-10 for the First Time

The 787-10 will now enter a months-long flight test campaign to achieve certification and enter service with Singapore Airlines in 2018. The plane will eventually fly to Seattle for additional testing. The 787-10 is an 18-foot (5.5-m) stretch of the 787-9, and is powered by Rolls Royce Trent-1000 TEN engines. Otherwise, the 787-10 was created to be 95% common with the 787-9.

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How South Africans are reacting to Zuma's cabinet reshuffle

Zuma chaired a cabinet meeting late on Wednesday, but there has been no word of what was discussed. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa criticized Gordhan's firing in a rare public rebuke of the president, and Gwede Mantashe, the ruling party's secretary-general, said on Radio 702 that effective Cabinet ministers were dismissed and ineffective ones were kept.

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Trump 1, free trade 0: G20 drops pledge to fight protectionism

President Donald Trump vowed to impose border taxes and rewrite free trade deals he says have shortchanged the U.S. And an entire section on action against climate change was dropped, sparking dismay among America's partners as well as environmental activists.

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SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket booster

Thursday's landing proves that it's possibly to fly and re-fly an orbital class booster, which Musk said is the most expensive part of the rocket. The SES satellite launched Thursday is expected to boost communications capacity across Latin America, "ranging from the Gulf of California in Mexico to Cape Horn in Chile", according to SpaceX .

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Speaker Paul Ryan Opposes Health Care Talks With Dems

Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., chairs the New Democrat Coalition, a faction of about four dozen business-friendly Democrats that, in theory, stand ready to work with the president on certain agenda items, like infrastructure spending. Tell us in the comments. I don't know. I don't have an answer. MONTANARO: Well , you know, look. Whether Trump has the ability to punish the group remains to be seen.

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Turkey ends Euphrates Shield military campaign in Syria

Officials from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies said the ministers would discuss issues including the Syrian conflict, now in its seventh year. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks to the media during a visit in Nicosia, northern Cyprus March 9, 2017. Turkey sent troops, tanks and warplanes to support Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels, push ISIS fighters away from its border and stop the advance of Kurdish militia fighters.

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Zosano Pharma Corporation Posted gains of 1.05% in the Last Trade

The company reported ($0.46) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.01. (NASDAQ:GASS). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 2.00.

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NYC mayor wants to close Rikers Island jail within a decade

Mr de Blasio said closing Rikers would be "long and arduous", but that local officials and stakeholders had a "moral obligation" to do so. Mayor de Blasio on Friday will endorse a sweeping plan to shutter Rikers Island - which includes slashing the number of city correction officers by almost two-thirds, sources told The Post.

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US appeals injunction of Trump revised travel order

The state of Hawaii launched the lawsuit claiming Trump's revised executive order, issued March 6, perpetuates the same unconstitutional religious discrimination as the original executive order , which was overturned by a federal judge in January.

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Cowen Maintained Alaska Air Group ALK (NYSE:ALK) As 'Market Perform'

The research firm Upgrade the stock to Buy. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of CFX in report on Monday, October 5 to "Underweight" rating. Stephens initiated Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) rating on Tuesday, August 18. Colfax Corporation is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, January 4.

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Britain's divorce from the European Union begins

Leaving the European Union will mean that our laws will be made in Westminster, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast. British Prime Minister Theresa May had in her letter triggering the two-year exit process on Wednesday called for talks on the divorce and a future deal to run in parallel as soon as negotiations start.

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Gold edges down on stronger dollar, but political risks support

Prices also responded to technical resistance around $1,260, near the 200-day moving average, while support is expected to kick in at a Fibonacci retracement level of about $1,245. "Perhaps the expectations of a June rate hike have gone up, given the recent statements from the central bank officials", said Jiang Shu, chief analyst at Shandong Gold Group.

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Trump says Flynn right to ask for immunity

They lawyer did not confirm that Flynn has been in contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation about a possible immunity deal, but he did say that discussions have occurred between Flynn's legal team and the Intelligence Committees. In late January then-Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Trump or someone high up in his administration Flynn was susceptible to Russian blackmail.

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The Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO) Upgraded at Canaccord Genuity

One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $4.81. The last session's volume of 1.88 million shares was lower than its average volume of 2.60 million shares. Signpost Capital Advisors Lp owns 1.54 million shares or 21.57% of their United States portfolio.

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US rig count increases 15 this week to 824; Texas up 7

The number of gas rigs also increased by 5 to 160, up from 155 last week and 88 a year ago. And with another week passed in west Texas' prolific Permian Basin comes another increase in drilling activity. Oil is on track for a 5% weekly climb but is down almost 7% for the month, weighed by concerns over rising USA output and uncertainty over the durability of an agreement by other major producers to curb production.

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Malik Hooker declined an invitation to the 2017 NFL Draft, per report

Non-season ticket holders can register starting at 10 a.m. April 6. Browns season ticket members will be given a 48-hour pre-registration window from 10 a.m. Top safety prospect Malik Hooker will celebrate the 2017 National Football League draft by watching it on television with a group of family and friends.

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Israeli PM limits settlements while announcing new one

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 file photo, the Israeli settlement of Maaleh Adumim looms over Arab Bedouin shacks in the West Bank. But he appears to have backpedaled since taking office. The Security Cabinet also approved the construction of 2,000 homes within established settlements, a plan that had been in the works for months before Thursday's vote.


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