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Encana Corp (ECA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by GMP Securities

Fiera Capital Corp now owns 2,592,438 shares of the company's stock worth $30,377,000 after buying an additional 319,371 shares during the last quarter. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.01/share and a High Estimate of $0.08/share. On 11/3/2016 Encana Corp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.02 0.61% with an ex dividend date of 12/13/2016 which will be payable on 12/30/2016.

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Google promises tougher stance on hateful content amid advertising row

Schindler has pledged to expand Google's safeguards and to hire a "significant number of people" as a means to seize greater control over advertisements placed on YouTube and other platforms. The British government joined big banks and other companies in the ad boycott in recent days after their ads appeared next to extremist content , Mashable reports.

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Find bipartisan fix for Obamacare flaws

The California congresswoman also accused the GOP of not sharing a belief that "health care is a right" for all Americans. "I think if we had bipartisan [support, ] we could have a health-care bill that would be the ultimate", Trump said.

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Bridgegate-sentencing-christie-ally

Former Port Authority of NY and New Jersey official Bill Baroni was sentenced to two years in prison. Bridget Kelly and William Baroni Jr. were convicted late previous year of shutting down two lanes leading onto the bridge in 2013 as political revenge meant to benefit their boss, New Jersey Gov.

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What's going to happen to Meals on Wheels after Trump's budget cuts?

Instead, Abousleman said, Meals on Wheels receives federal dollars through the Older Americans Act, which was not mentioned as a part of the budget cuts. If that funding source is cut, they would have to turn seniors away or cut down from two meals per day to just one, she said. Between federal dollars and other contributions, such as individual donations, the program serves nearly $1 million in meals per year.

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Toshiba unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

Its business includes household appliances, railways, hydrogen energy and elevator systems. A decade later, that combination has melted down. However, the Japanese firm that the writedown of its U.S. SCG, -1.01% The utilities have said Toshiba is responsible for any Westinghouse debts related to the nuclear plants. Construction is about one-third complete, according to recent regulatory filings.

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S African finance minister sacked in shock reshuffle

The main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, said it would file an urgent legal request to try and block the reshuffle and separately push for a parliamentary vote of no-confidence in the President. Frustration has been growing with Zuma after numerous allegations of corruption. South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma used the cabinet shuffle to replace Gordham with Malusi Gigaba .

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British laptop ban on flights to be introduced 'in coming days'

In addition, it included flights arriving from Dubai and Qatar. Under the USA ban, airports affected are Cairo International Airport (CAI) - Egypt, Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) - Jordan, Kuwait International Airport (KWI) - Kuwait, Mohammed V Airport (CMN) - Morocco, Hamad International Airport (DOH) - Qatar, King Abdul-Aziz International Airport (JED) - Saudi Arabia, King Khalid International Airport (RUH) - Saudi Arabia, Ataturk International Airport (IST) - Turkey, Dubai ...

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CABINET RESHUFFLE - Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, axed

Zuma appointed Malusi Gigaba, who was home affairs minister, to head the Treasury. Zuma also made several other changes in his cabinet, affecting ministries such as energy, police, tourism and others. On Wednesday, he said he would "open a new chapter" of his life if sacked. "We stand with them", Mthembu said. Africa's most industrialised economy faces the risk of being downgraded to junk status owing to weak economic growth after it got a reprieve previous year.

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Ingraham: Trump Attacking Freedom Caucus Is 'Really Unhelpful' to His Agenda

President Trump on Thursday Tweeted that Freedom Caucus members should be targeted for primary defeats in the 2018 mid-term elections. He said if Trump alienates them, then he won't have anywhere to turn for support. But the House speaker, Paul Ryan, the most senior Republican on Capitol Hill, spoke out against the prospect of healthcare cooperation on Thursday.

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South Africa's credit ratings at risk as Gigaba takes over Treasury

Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan came as part of an overnight Cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the country's 35 ministers. Economists and political analysts questioned the credentials of Gigaba, until now the home affairs minister, to replace Pravin Gordhan who built a strong reputation for fiscal prudence on markets but was sacked overnight by President Jacob Zuma.

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16 states, DC urge court to continue to block travel ban

A hearing has started in federal court in Hawaii on whether a judge should extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban until the state's lawsuit is resolved. State Attorney General Douglas Chin says Wednesday's longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. Mr Trump has complained of "unprecedented judicial overreach", pledging to take the case "as far as it needs to go".

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Jaitley calls GST revolutionary; no relief for tax payers, says Moily

Responding to members' questions, the minister said under the GST, for one commodity there will be only one tax rate in the country. For example, the Central Excise rate on a particular commodity is 7%, and VAT too is 7%, then it will come under the 12%-GST bracket even if the addition of both taxes is 14%.

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EU Brexit guide softens on United Kingdom relations

A growing row over Theresa May's apparent threat to pull security co-operation unless Brussels agrees a trade deal is a "misunderstanding", a British cabinet minister has insisted. In an interview on the BBC program " Brexit - What Next?" "We will approach these talks constructively and strive to find an agreement", they said.

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Israel approves first West Bank settlement in 25 years

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced Israel will establish a brand new settlement in the heart of the West Bank, prompting criticism from the United Nations and Palestinian leaders, who call it an "illegal" move that undermines the chances for peace.

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Analyst Research Roundup: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR)

ING Groep NV now owns 61,725 shares of the company's stock valued at $807,000 after buying an additional 22,157 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA increased its position in shares of Huntington Bancshares by 107.9% in the third quarter.

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What an Idea! Merger with Voda makes it top mobile operator

Idea is set to include all of its assets including its standalone towers and its 11.15% stake in Indus Towers, with a total value of $10.8 billion excluding the Indus stake. Vodafone India and Aditya Birla Group-promoted Idea Cellular on Monday announced their much-awaited amalgamation, with Kumar Birla as the Chairman of the merged entity.

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China denies currency manipulation allegations ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

He said that imbalances in China-U.S. trade are mainly the result of global industrial trends , as well as disparities in the two countries' economic structures and development. Their first meeting was announced amid media attention on the trade relations between the world's two largest economies. Spicer added that some of the priority issues up for discussion will be trade, North Korea and territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

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Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump

Trump took to Twitter to say the group co-founded by Champaign County GOP Rep. Jim Jordan will hurt the Republican agenda "if they don't get on the team, & fast". Meadows made no response to Trump on Facebook , Twitter or his office's website. The speaker then responded at a press conference on Capitol Hill: "The Democrats aren't for repealing Obamacare".

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Dutch hunt coach to salvage 2018 dreams

Holland have suffered a desperate time of things of late, failing to qualify for Euro 2016 and changing managers four times in as many years. With injuries to regular defensive choices Virgil van Dijk, Jeffrey Bruma and Stefan de Vrij, Blind selected 17-year-old Ajax prospect Matthijs de Ligt for his debut at centre-back alongside Bruno Martins Indi.

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They did it! SpaceX launches and lands re-used rocket

My mind's blown, frankly". Adding, "This is ultimately going to be a huge revolution in space flight". It could conceivably launch again, since it returned in one piece, landing on a floating platform in the Atlantic. "It's been 15 years to get to this point". Other private space firms are also working on recyclable rockets, including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin .

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SpaceX has successfully launched the first ever re-used rocket

SpaceX has successfully launched a satellite with its first recycled rocket. "I think it's an fantastic day for space", said Musk. The $6 million revamped rocket landed in the Atlantic Ocean with the help of a parachute and an onboard thruster system.

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Donald Trump targets nations in trade deficit

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said one order would result in analysts going "country by country, and product by product", reporting back to Trump within 90 days. In others, foreign countries may make products substantially cheaper or better than in the U.S. Deficits in trade can also mean that foreign countries and entities are investing in U.S.

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Shares in U.S. Bancorp (USB) Acquired by Advantage Investment Management LLC

Sterling Bancorp (STL ), a part of Financial sector and belongs to Money Center Banks industry; ended its day with loss -0.85% and finalized at the price of $23.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock is up 3.30% in this year through last close, and the beta ratio has a value of 1.05. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power.

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Will get down to 'serious business': Trump on meeting with Xi

The president also plans to sign an executive order today calling for a country-by-country and product-by-product review of the USA trade deficit-which will ramp up the focus on the Chinese trade imbalance. Trade Representative's office, which is controlled by the White House, said Beijing's industrial policies and financial support for industries such as steel and aluminium have resulted in over-production and a flood of exports that have distorted global markets and undermined competitive ...

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London Attacker Acted Alone, Admits UK's Scotland Yard Police

The self-styled "Islamic State" group (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack and police inquiries since have concentrated on whether Masood was acting with accomplices. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said that even if Masood acted alone, those who may have incited him to commit the crime will be tracked down.

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United In Hot Water For Refusing To Board Two Girls Wearing Leggings

One of the benefits of working for an airline is that our employees are able to travel the world. The company issued a statement saying that pass riders were not in compliance with their dress code and said "to our regular customers, your leggings are welcome ".

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Keystone XL approval applauded

Boozman. Robert Kwan at RBC Capital Markets said the presidential permit was widely anticipated and he isn't including Keystone XL in his valuation of TransCanada . 14, 2014. The projects are all part of his plan to boost the economy, improve infrastructure, slash regulations and reduce government interference he says is hindering business.

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Draymond Green tells Raiders fans to boycott Oakland, which sure is rich

The Raiders will put forth $500 million toward the $1.9 billion stadium, with another $750 million in Las Vegas tax revenues. Among the options could be San Antonio, which Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily News says shouldn't be ruled out.

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President Zuma appoints new finance minister

President Zuma also made a number of other changes in the cabinet. As a final parting shot and expression of goodwill, Pravin Gordhan says Treasury staff will remain committed to performing their duties and working with the new leadership.

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Senate Intel Committee to Mike Flynn: No Immunity

The Senate Intelligence Committee has rejected an offer from ousted White House national security adviser Michael Flynn to provide testimony to officials investigating alleged ties between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, in exchange for immunity from prosecution , NBC News reported Friday.

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Road funding: Gov. against cigarette tax hike, tolls still on the table

The first-year governor cautioned that uncertainty over what the federal government might do to support state road projects, be it a $1 trillion funding infusion or legalizing widespread highway tolling, should prompt Hoosier policymakers to take a wait-and-see approach on long-term funding decisions.

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Venezuela Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door To Dictatorship

An opposition supporter holds a Venezuelan flag with a sign that reads "No more dictatorship" during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government, in Caracas , Venezuela March 30, 2017. The legislature was the only pillar of power that was not under the control of the president and his allies. There was swift worldwide condemnation of the de facto annulment of the National Assembly , where the opposition won a majority in late 2015 amid an unprecedented economic ...

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Watch SpaceX reuse one of its rockets for the first time tonight

SpaceX achieved a space industry first in December 2015 when its Falcon 9 rocket booster successfully landed upright on solid ground at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after launching 11 small satellites into orbit. Once the fuel is spent, a rocket stage plummets to Earth, a quick demise to a complex machine that cost tens of millions of dollars to build. It was delivering a communications satellite that will provide TV services to Latin America into orbit.

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Will not sell browsing histories: Major internet providers

The Dallas-based company's senior executive vice president for legislative affairs, Robert W. Quinn Jr., said the FCC regulations in question discriminated against broadband providers. In January, major ISPs agreed to abide by a set of voluntary privacy principles which stated they will give broadband customers "opt-in consent for the use and sharing of sensitive information as defined by the FTC", and "a clear, comprehensible, accurate, and continuously available privacy notice that describes ...


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