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'Finally we can have an actual F1 race' declares Lewis Hamilton

They are also second and fourth in the all time list of race winners, with Hamilton on 53 wins and Vettel 10 in arrears after taking his 43rd career win in Melbourne . "This is one of many steps and we have to enjoy what we do". The pit stop meant Hamilton emerged in traffic at the critical moment of the race for the lead, allowing Vettel to emerge from his own stop marginally ahead of the yet-to-pit Max Verstappen, who had slowed Hamilton's charge on his new soft tyres.

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Shareholders approve spinoff of Toshiba's prized memory chip unit

According to township statistics, more than 300 Westinghouse workers live in Cranberry, while about another 300 live in other Butler County municipalities. "While we are working with Westinghouse to maintain momentum at the Vogtle site, we are also now conducting a full-scale schedule and cost-to-complete assessment to determine what impact Westinghouse's bankruptcy will have on the project", Georgia Power spokesman Jacob Hawkins said in an email.

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Goods Will Become 'Slightly Cheaper' With GST: Arun Jaitley

The finance minister is right. "One nation-one tax - it's only a myth", Mr Moily said , referring to the multiple tax slabs under the proposal. So far so good. "What is the good, who uses it, matters". Once the bills are passed in by both houses of Parliament, the government will issue a notification after the President's consent.

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Copper: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) Position of the day

In the last 90 days, insiders sold 151,645 shares of company stock valued at $2,340,571. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC raised its position in Freeport-McMoRan by 1.9% in the third quarter. L Brands has lost almost half its value over the past year, yet seven analysts still maintain a "buy" or better rating, suggesting additional bearish brokerage notes could be forthcoming.

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Trump to sign executive orders cracking down on unfair trade

Listing various problem areas, Peter Navarro, a top Trump trade adviser said "this is a big deal - it's steel, chemicals, agricultural products, machinery - the whole gambit". Mr Trump has portrayed trade deficits as strangling economic growth and devastating factory jobs at home. "This demonstrates the administration's intentions".

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Govt lowers interest on small savings schemes by 0.1%

Since April previous year, the interest rates of all small savings schemes have been recalibrated on a quarterly basis. However, the government revised rates for various other schemes including a 7.6 percent for the Kisan Vikas Patra scheme, 8.4 percent for the senior citizen's five-year savings scheme and 8.4 percent for the girl child savings Sukanya Samriddhi Account scheme.

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Trump to pay $25M after judge approves Trump University deal

District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case - a almost seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defunct Trump University before he was president. Trump fueled the controversy by repeatedly assailing Curiel, insinuating that the Indiana-born judge's Mexican heritage exposed a bias. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the ruling.

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SpaceX 'Wright Brothers' Reusable Rocket Flight Set For Tonight

The rocket lifted off from the 39A launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The landing took place about eight minutes after launch. "This is going to be, ultimately, a huge revolution in spaceflight", he said. It's also working to fly two paying customers to the moon next year, and is developing the Red Dragon, a robotic spacecraft meant to launch to Mars in 2020 and land.

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Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Research Coverage Started at Needham & Company LLC

EXEL has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.91. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . the EPS stands at 0.12 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be -0.01, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations.

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McCaskill swings to 'no' vote on Gorsuch

Opponents of Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court are planning a national day of action ahead of next week's expected Senate vote. "I reject this nomination because Judge Gorsuch would continue an activist position that states that corporations have the same rights as people", Ms.

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South Africa ruffled by Zuma cabinet reshuffle

Mantashe, told a Johannesburg radio station that the new list of cabinet ministers was "developed somewhere else" and handed to the ANC. ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, usually a symbol of unity in the liberation movement, openly criticised the decision to replace finance minister Gordhan and other cabinet members who opposed Zuma .

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Spicer claims Clinton has more suspicious Russian connections than Trump

Nunes last week. The Housley report is that Thursday's narrative was not true-and that Cohen-Watnick and Ellis were not sources at all; rather the two men came to the aid of Nunes, who had other sources but needed to use a Sensitive Compartmented Intelligence Facility (SCIF) that was not associated with the whistleblowers' own agency.

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European Union sets out guidelines for Brexit negotiations

The response from the European Council president, Donald Tusk, to her Article 50 letter made clear the differences between the two sides before negotiations get underway in earnest. Tusk's draft negotiating guidelines add that the other 27 countries are ready for a transitional deal after Britain's exit in 2019, but that any such arrangement must be under strict European Union rules.

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Zuma sacks finance minister in major reshuffle

Zuma appointed Gordhan in December 2015 after dismissing two finance ministers in the previous week. The party's secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe, told 702 Radio that the party's national executive committee was "informed but not consulted" about the cabinet reshuffle by Zuma.

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What you need to know about worldwide EpiPen recall

Meridian Medical Technologies manufactures the devices, which Mylan Specialty distributes in the United States. That related to two devices - from one lot - failing to activate. The EpiPen is used to treat allergic reactions to certain food and bug bites. The recall does not affect the authorized generic version of the EpiPen.

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Westinghouse Bankruptcy Deals a Blow to America's Nuclear Renaissance

The Japanese conglomerate's board approved the Chapter 11 filing in a NY court, a step that temporarily shelters struggling firms as they try to restructure their affairs and debts. He said any sale of Westinghouse would be overseen by the Japanese equivalent of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, an inter-agency body of the US government that reviews the national security implications of foreign investments in firms.

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Health care execs bask in Sunshine List

In 2016, 123,410 public-sector employees in the province made more than $100,000, up from the 115,431 employees on last year's list. The premier's salary went unchanged in 2016. The Greater Essex County District School Board paid Paul Picard, the director of education, $227,531. In West Perth, CAO Jeff Brick and operations manager Mike Kraemer made the list with salaries of $111,974.82 and $107,790.27 respectively.

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Toshiba Investors Vent Anger But Approve Flash Memory Unit Sale

COLUMBIA, SC Major South Carolina power companies pledged Wednesday to continue building two nuclear reactors in Fairfield County while they assess the future of the troubled $14 billion construction project in the wake of Westinghouse's bankruptcy filing.

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China, EU reaffirm commitment as US backs out

Procter & Gamble, Nestle, Ikea, Levi Strauss & Co., and Best Buy, which all signed the 2015 pledge organized by the Obama administration, also said they still meant to honor their commitments. "You're going back to work". While Trump's order promises to revive the coal industry, it also helps coal's number one competitor, natural gas, by making it easier to drill and transport gas.

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Ducks, sneakers and mass arrests: Why are Russians protesting?

He was also fined 20,000 roubles (around $350) after being convicted of organizing the march and disturbing public peace. "The UK calls on the government of Russian Federation to release citizens detained during peaceful demonstrations, and to comply with its worldwide commitments in the Council of Europe and the OSCE [Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ]", a Foreign Office spokesperson said , as quoted in a statement .

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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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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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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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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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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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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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