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China urges Donald Trump to honour USA commitment to Paris Agreement

Among policies targeted are the Clean Power Plan to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new and existing coal-fired power plants and regulations to control methane emissions from oil and gas drilling. Meanwhile, Trump, who has reportedly previously called global warming a hoax created by and for the Chinese, signed the Energy Independence Executive Order , surrounded by coal miners, US Vice President Mike Pence and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt .

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Why not health care for all Americans?

If confirmed, Gov. Perdue should work diligently to free our nation's farmers from excessive regulation, stop government handouts that presume farmers can not compete in the marketplace like other businesses, and break down barriers to increase farmers' freedom to trade.

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Largest model of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner makes its first flight

The 787-10 is essentially an 18-foot stretch of the 787-9. The airplane is expected to fly to the Seattle area next week for its certification testing. A Boeing webcast showed the flight take off around 9:30 EDT. "We had a strategy of making the Dash-10 as common as possible with the Dash-9, and the reason was to make for a very produceable airplane and a low-risk development program".

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Goldman Sachs: Oil Production Cut Extension Could Be Counterproductive

But he said the accord was working well and that participants were committed to 100 percent compliance. But the OPEC-led cuts were offset by rising drilling activity and oil production in the United States , which traders said contributed to financial traders reducing their long positions in crude futures to the lowest level since early December.

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Sears Holdings acknowledges end may be near

It lost $2.22 billion in the past fiscal year and now has total liabilities of $13.19 billion. "They're past the tipping point", Ken Perkins, who heads the research firm Retail Metrics LLC, told the Associated Press . All of those stores were spared in January, when Sears Holdings announced it would close 150 stores this spring. Along with the loss of jobs, Sears paid $75,609.26 in property taxes in 2016.

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SpaceX scores another first with rocket reuse

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell told Bloomberg that it took the company almost four months to recover and refurbish the Falcon 9 used in Thursday's launch, adding that they ultimately hope to reduce that turnaround time to just 24 hours.

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US oil production rose 60000 barrels a day in January, EIA says

Brent crude oil LCOc1 remained unchanged at $52.42 a barrel, while USA light crude oil CLc1 grew 5 cents to be traded at $49.56 per barrel, reported Reuters. The world's top two oil exporters appear to be chasing both higher crude prices through their curbs to production and market share by increasing exports, at least in Asia, the world's biggest crude importing region and the fastest growing.

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Trump order could impact U.S. energy prices, technology development

Governments have created "worldwide momentum" to slow climate change despite threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions, the U.N.'s climate chief said on Friday. "Now, it remains to be seen by which other means the United States intends to meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement", Cañete said. "Because the rule is under agency review and may be significantly modified or rescinded through further rulemaking in ...

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Brunei celebrates Earth Hour with lights out

For the ninth consecutive year, NH Hotel Group will support the WWF global initiative Earth Hour, switching off the lights of its hotels' façades all over the world. People around the world demonstrated their concern about future of the planet by turning out their lights for one hour. Debbie Levin, president of the Environmental Media Association, spoke to Teen Vogue about Earth Day and encouraged everyone to get involved, because we always need more people to help fight climate change .

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Political and Economic Crises Converge with Supreme Court Decision

While the pro-Maduro court has annulled numerous National Assembly's decisions since the opposition won a majority in late 2015, it had not directly taken over functions. The court said it would assume all legislative functions amid its contention that legislators are operating outside of the law, in a move opposition leaders decried as a "coup".

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Police officers weep at Westminster vigil as inquests reveal how victims died

The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge will join families of the victims of the terror attack next Wednesday at Westminster Abbey for a "Service of Hope". Masood, a British national born Adrian Russell Ajao, died at the scene after being shot by police. "The Quran says that if you kill one person it's like killing the whole of humanity".

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First two Democrats back Trump's US Supreme Court pick

He noted that Gorsuch, who is now a judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, has received praise from Democrats and Republicans. Heitkamp says she expects Gorsuch to follow through on his promise of an independent judiciary that "acts as a proper check and balance on the other two branches of government".

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Republicans May Take Another Shot At Obamacare Repeal

The math is the same. Here in OR, we actually have two members of Congress ideally positioned to help jump-start that process: Rep. Greg Walden, who chaired the House committee that produced the Republican bill that failed in Congress, and Sen.

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Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities

As the schism in his party deepened over the failed effort to fulfill the central promise Republicans have made to their voters for the last seven years, Trump took to Twitter Thursday to call out the group of conservative lawmakers - and some of its more prominent members by name.

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McDonald's Canada says info of 95000 job applicants compromised

McDonald's says the information stolen contains names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and employment backgrounds. The company said it now had no evidence that the information taken had been misused. The careers page has since been shut down as investigators try to figure out who was behind it. Those interested in applying for a job should do so in person at any McDonald's Canada restaurant, including on National Hiring Day, an annual event taking place April 5, 2017.

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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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