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Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

About 84,076 shares traded. Its up 18.34% from 4.54 million shares previously. The SI to Cara Therapeutics Incorporated's float is 23.37%. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) has risen 74.13% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Jpmorgan Chase Communications reported 221,175 shares stake. Regions Financial Corporation (RF) will report its next earnings on 18-Apr-17. For the quarter ending 10/26/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of 0.15 while the company provided its ...

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U.S. construction spending rose to nearly 11-year high

Yet it hasn't yet been enough to relieve a shortage of homes for sale. As a segment, single-family construction spending increased too, jumping 1.2 percent over the month and 3.4 percent over the year. Infrastructure concerns have resurfaced after a large fire last week caused the collapse of a main highway bridge outside Atlanta. The rebound in construction spending came as spending on private construction increased by 0.8% to an annual rate of USD917.3 billion in February from a revised ...

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Sears Holdings Admits: Yep, We're Probably Doomed

Analysts said Sears Holdings did little to invest in either the Sears or Kmart brand, instead trying to cut its way back to profitability by trimming advertising and closing stores. Havas has performed creative duties for Kmart as well as Sears' Craftsman, Kenmore and Diehard brand group since 2015. The company said these actions probably mitigate the doubts raised by its operating results.

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CRAMER: Statement on the President's Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

The officials, who weren't authorized to speak publicly and demanded anonymity, said the State Department's recommendation and the White House's final approval would be Friday. "While receiving the permit is a good step forward for the project that could provide visible growth in the 2020 time frame, given the prior comments and executive orders out of the Trump administration, we believe that the receipt of the presidential permit was expected by the market", RBC Capital Markets said in a ...

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Oil prices rise with Libya disruption but upside capped

Many are now watching for whether OPEC, whose committee monitoring the cuts will meet over the weekend in Kuwait , will extend the deal. Prices gained despite a rise last week in US crude inventories. Goldman Sachs analyst Damien Courvalin says that an extension may seem necessary, but would actually be counterproductive to achieving intended results.

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Hyundai, BMW pull ads from Fox's O'Reilly show

He fought back in 2015 against stories that questioned the accuracy of his reporting before he joined Fox News . Even with advertisers pulling out of its most popular program, shares of corporate parent 21st Century Fox Inc. "Just as we trust members to make their own hiring decisions, we trust them to make their own media consumption decisions". Obviously previous sexual harassment suits haven't hurt ratings enough to make a difference, but it seems we've hit the tipping point.

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North Korea 'fires a projectile into the East Sea'

China has also faced criticism for not acting enough to stop North Korea's nuclear advancement. Asked how he would tackle North Korea , Trump said: "I'm not going to tell you". Mr Trump tempered expectations on outcomes for the summit and indicated he will focus on trade issues when he tweeted last Friday that the meeting "will be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits ".

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Death toll from bombing rises to 14, suspect Kyrgyzstan national

Previous media reports about other suspects in the blast have been proven incorrect. Flags flew at half-mast in Russia's second city and flowers and candles piled up at an impromptu memorial outside the metro station rocked by the attack, as authorities beefed up security on the busy underground transport system.

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Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

All six police officers charged in Gray's death while in police custody were vindicated in the case. After such an increase in violence, it was indeed appropriate to review policing practices, but the Obama administration's penchant for presuming widespread racism within the culture of law enforcement raises the question as to both the effectiveness and legitimacy of these new policing reforms.

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Liquor ban on highways: Goa Govt. assures special dispensation to affected

Also, the state government fears that the revenue loss will affect the implementation of various other welfare schemes. The apex court earlier on Thursday reserved its order on banning off liquor vends on state and national highways. However his suggestion that Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) could be served in toddy shops was rejected by CPI (M) state secretary and former home minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

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Tesla's market value surpasses Ford

Investors rewarded the company, and stock movements Monday reshuffled the hierarchy among USA carmakers, with Tesla Motors overtaking Ford for the number two spot and closing the gap with GM, the biggest United States automaker by market capitalization.

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IPL 10: 'Unsold' Ishant gets picked up by Kings XI Punjab

Ishant, who picked up just three wickets in four games for RPS in the last season, will also look to improve. The Kings XI Punjab players will be wearing a vibrant jersey with bright yellow Idea logo emblazoned at the back. Kings XI Punjab was at the bottom of the table last season having eight points in 14 matches. "If our players would perform, our team would reach in the play off".

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Michael Goodwin: The Watergate-sized scandals rocking the Trump and Obama administrations

Trump and his aides have accused former officials of inappropriately disclosing - or "unmasking" - the names of Trump associates whose conversations were picked up by USA intelligences agencies. The latest charge is that former national security adviser Susan Rice "unmasked" - intelligence parlance for asking for the identity of unnamed officials - Trump campaign officials, proof, the President's allies insist, that something nefarious was happening on the surveillance front during the final ...

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Russian investigators confirm Jalilov as man behind metro blast

They identified him as Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, who turned 22 two days before the attack. Russia's global news agency RIA Novosti reports the Russian President Vladimir Putin has been alerted to the explosion, which the agency calls an "attack".

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Oil prices recover after falling to 4-month lows

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) said US inventories climbed nearly 5 million barrels to a record 533.1 million last week, far outpacing forecasts of a 2.8 million-barrel build. Despite increasing crude oil prices throughout most of 2016, total USA crude oil production in 2016 was below its 2015 level. For the week ending March 10, 2017, the EIA reported that Cushing crude oil inventories had risen by 2.1 MMbbls (million barrels) to 66.5 MMbbls-compared to the previous week.

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Acorda Therapeutics Inc (ACOR) Downgraded to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ACOR) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/27/17. According to 10 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quarter is $140.37 Million and the Low Revenue estimate is $137.8 Million, while the High Revenue estimate is $143.5 Million.

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Trump signs repeal of U.S. broadband privacy rules

The move comes after the FCC, now headed by Trump-appointed chairman Ajit Pai, blocked a rule put in place by the previous administration that would requires ISPs to obtain opt-in consent before sharing sensitive data like Social Security numbers, geolocation, health information, and web browsing history.

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Payless files for bankruptcy, closing 400 stores

Payless plans to immediately close 400 stores in the USA and Puerto Rico and will also "aggressively manage" the rest of its real estate portfolio. To view the full article, register now. J.C. Penney, Macy's and Sears have closed stores as well, and Sears recently warned investors that it might not be able to stay in business much longer.

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Wenger relieved after Arsenal draw with City

An early Leroy Sane goal gave the visitors the lead as Pep Guardiola's men looked to capitalise on Chelsea's loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Another pre-match protest against Wenger was held by a group of supporters calling for the 67-year-old to leave.

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OPEC in April to consider extending output cuts for six months

Oil also came under pressure from further evidence that higher prices as a result of the OPEC-led supply cut are helping boost supplies in the United States . Data in Thomson Reuters Eikon shows that OPEC shipments to Asia, the world's biggest and fastest-growing oil consuming region, were at 17.6 million bpd in March, up more than 5 per cent since January, when the cuts officially started, in a sign that OPEC is shielding its main customers from the supply reductions.

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London Terror Attack: 2 Men Continue to Be Questioned, 7 Set Free

Masood, who was born in Kent and is thought to have been living in the West Midlands, had previous convictions for violence. A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said they had released a two women aged 21 and 23, and four men aged 23, 26, 27, and 28 who had been arrested at addresses in Birmingham after the attack in Westminster.

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Body Found Inside Booby-Trapped NH Home After Explosion, Massive Fire

Police said Tuesday that the homeowner of the house involved is Charles Hill, whose vehicle was in the driveway at the time of the explosion. "It definitely looks like this was something that was planned, or at least preparing for police or fire to get close to the residence", Salem police Capt.

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Don't ban texting while driving because of grief

Or you can operate your phone. The top 10 percent of distracted drivers were 2.3 times more likely to be in a crash than the average driver. “We want drivers to understand that you can operate a auto. "Drivers focused on anything but driving put every road user - especially pedestrians and bicyclists - in danger", said Jeff Larason, Director of the Highway Safety Division.

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United's Shaw must respond to Mourinho criticism

Yet Neville, who worked closely with Shaw on England duty, has urged the 21-year-old to prove his manager wrong. "It is hard for him to be on the bench", Mourinho was quoted as saying by British media on Monday. "And after Everton we go to Sunderland with the same perspective. then the Europa League comes and I don't know". "It was a shame that we weren t able to get the three points because now we would be in a better position, but we have to keep going", said Mata in comments ...

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Trump Wants To Obliterate Obama's Signature Climate Change Policies

A plan released in January by the Cabinet's planning agency calls for spending another 2.5 trillion yuan ($360 billion) on renewable energy by 2020 in an effort to clean up smog-choked Chinese cities. "Western opinion should continue to pressure the Trump administration on climate change ". California Governor Jerry Brown said: "Gutting the Clean Power Plan is a colossal mistake and defies science itself".

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Intelligence committee turns down Gen Flynn's immunity request

One congressional source tells NBC News that immunity is "not on the table"; a second reiterated that the committee is "not receptive" to such a request "at this time ." . The White House has embraced a top Republican's assertion that information about Trump associates were improperly spread around the government in the final days of the Obama administration .

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Trump talks health care with Republican critic on golf course

Ryan's] plan, why not leave $400 billion of Obamacare in place", Paul said. So, questions surround whether Paul has a message to take back to the Freedom Caucus and if President Trump will still be able to work out a health care bill without the help of Democrats.

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Bill to protect browsing privacy introduced in state Senate

Asked if someone can now buy another person's browsing history, and FCC spokesman responded this way: "I can't comment on hypothetical, but the FCC retains the authority to protect consumer privacy on a case-by-case basis". We do not sell our customers' individual web browsing information to third parties . The repealed rules were originally passed into law by the Federal Communications Commission or FCC past year.

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Utility worker saves man who fell onto NYC subway tracks

Con Ed Engineering Supervisor Jonathan Kulig was on his way to work Saturday night when he saw a man fall onto the tracks at the Third Avenue station on the L line. "We were freaking out and asking for help". "I heard the train was coming in a minute, so I knew the guy didn't have time", he said. He told WPIX that he was able to safely navigate the electrified tracks because he took a track safety training class about a month and a half ago.

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SC to hear pleas against closure of liquor shops along highways

He stated that the government has already begun analysing the order. India, which has a network of 250,000 kilometres of national and state highways, tops the world's deadliest roads. He further said that the Haryana government is likely to lose annual revenue of Rs 100 crore as the state has to close 40 per cent of the total 478 bars located in hotels and restaurants in the state.

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Uber suspends self-driving auto program after Arizona crash

Photographs show the auto lying on its side next to another badly damaged vehicle. Police reports from Tempe, Arizona suggest that a auto pulled out in front of Uber's Volvo SUV, with a spokesperson saying that the other vehicle " failed to yield ".

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MP assaults Air India staffer with slippers, regrets nothing

Ravindra Gaikwad had slapped and hit a 60-year-old Air India official with his slipper. Mr. Sukumar lodged a complaint with the Delhi Police for assault, which is now seeking a legal opinion before filing an FIR. India's Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government is "working on creating institutional mechanisms to check undesirable flight behaviour or unruly passengers".

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North Korea threatens to hit back over sanctions

North Korea will be at the centre of Trump's discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping when the two leaders meet on Thursday for the first time. Asked how he would tackle North Korea, he told the FT: "I'm not going to tell you". Analysts say he is trying to set the tone for the US-China summit and to build some political leverage. While aides insisted the timing was coincidental, the administration touted the moves as evidence of it taking an aggressive but analytical approach to ...

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Trump pressures China on N.Korea before Xi talks

Observers expect the meeting - the first between the two leaders - to set the tone for US-China relations for the next four years. China, Xiong said, realizes that Trump "is a leader with a strong personality". "And if they do that will be very good for China, and if they don't it won't be good for anyone", Trump was quoted as saying, according to an edited transcript published by the newspaper.

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Boat Race to go ahead after wartime bomb removed near starting line

After their record time of 18 minutes and 34 seconds, Cambridge would've hoped to get a clean sweep on the day but Oxford's men spoiled the party with a fantastic win. One of the more intriguing subplots of this year's race was the presence of William Warr in the Oxford bow seat against his former university. "We're a very vocal crew and there was a lot of chat down the boat about making it a big margin, keeping up speed and it not being enough".


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