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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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UPS unveils Saturday delivery - and 6000 new jobs

The change is "one of the largest in the company's 109-year-history", a UPS statement said. UPS is expanding the Saturday ground pickups and deliveries program that it began testing it Atlanta, Philadelphia and Los Angeles previous year.

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South Africa's credit rating downgraded to junk status by S&P

Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded South Africa to junk status Monday. The rating agency says the decision has been taken on the back of political and institutional uncertainty. But Zuma's cabinet overhaul exposed deep divisions within the ANC, and DA officials are confident they can recruit enough support from ruling-party MPs to unseat the president.

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USA urges China to take 'action' against North Korea

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told reporters Monday that Tillerson's briefing to member states will take place April 28 - well after this week's summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida.

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St Petersburg bomb suspect named as Kyrgyzstan man 'linked to terror group'

Both bombs contained shrapnel, according to initial news reports . Two female suicide bombers killed 40 people and wounded more than 100 in the Moscow subway in March, 2010. "There have been relatively few terrorist incidents in Russian Federation". "We in St Petersburg thought we wouldn't be touched by that". Later in the evening, Putin paid tribute to the victims by laying flowers at the Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station.

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Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyzstan man

Four subway stations, including Sennaya Ploschad, were closed Tuesday morning and emergency services were called in after an anonymous call warned of another attack. Osh was the site of bloody fighting between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in 2010. "There they will work with their colleagues at corresponding enterprises in respect to which they had concerns about the compliance with the phytosanitary norms", the President of Russian Federation said.

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Petersburg Bombing Suspect Identified; Death Toll Is At 14

Petersburg's Sennaya Square and the Technological Institute station. The Turkish president also conveyed his condolences to the Russian people and to the families of the victims and wished a "speedy" recovery to the injured. The intelligence agency said it is co-operating with Russian authorities to help the investigation. Four subway stations in St. Petersburg are now closed following a bomb threat, the day after a bomb killed 14 people and wounded dozens.

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India's lower house of parliament passes key tax reform bills

Under the GST system, both star hotels and small hotels will have to pay service tax at 12 per cent. The four crucial bills passed - Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and the Compensation Law, were introduced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were debated and discussed clause by clause before getting the final nod.

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United Airlines Faces Backlash Over Dress Code Controversy

The incident was documented on social media by a fellow passenger, who was shocked by the proceedings. "They wear yoga trousers all of the time when flying", said Watts in an email from aboard her flight. "But when flying as a pass traveller, we require pass travellers to follow rules, and that is one of those rules". United Airlines also said it reserved the right to refuse service to anyone that its employees deemed were inappropriately dressed.

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Richmond Fed head Lacker resigns, admits improper disclosure

The next day, Medley Global Advisors unveiled details of a September Fed policy-setting meeting, one day ahead of the publication of the central bank's own record of the discussions. "This search process will continue as scheduled". The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and most of West Virginia.

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French firm Engie backs out of Moorside nuclear plant venture

The French firm said in a statement: "NuGen.is facing some significant challenges which have led Engie to exercise its contractual rights in view of transferring its 40% shares to Toshiba". The Japanese firm said the transaction could cause a writedown of 49.7 billion yen, but this had been already factored in its estimate of a net loss of 1 trillion yen for the fiscal year that ended on Friday.

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IRS to use private debt collectors amid huge telephone scam

When Willette lost the connection and called back, she spoke with a man who told her that she had two options. The scammers pretending to be Internal Revenue Service agents are the most common, Donovan said. For late tax payments, the IRS charges 0.5% of the amount you owe per month until your tax bill is paid off, up to a maximum of 25%. Tax evasion is a type of tax fraud that involves willfully underpaying taxes or concealing income from the IRS.

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NHL not going to 2018 Olympics in South Korea

Same goes for the Toronto Maple Leafs' rookie-of-the-year candidate Auston Matthews . The NHL had allowed its players to participate in the past five Olympics dating to 1998, giving the Winter Games pro-level star power akin to the National Basketball Association players who participate in the Summer Olympics.

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Staples shares jump on media report of sale talks

In the most recent trading session, Office Depot, Inc . Office Depot, Inc. (ODP ) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 9%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -3.22 percent and -37.06 percent respectively. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 1st. If a company has a PEG Ratio over one, it may represent that the company is overvalued.

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Party Time On Franklin Street — ICTV

It's also very much illegal. Officials estimated a crowd of 55,000 people rushed Franklin Street following the university's sixth NCAA championship. Jaycee Burn Center had warned Monday. Many of them aren't reported until several days later, after they've become infected. Here is a lot of footage showing ecstatic people screaming after the University of North Carolina Tar Heel's won the NCAA men's basketball tournament on April 3.

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South Carolina claims first national title

You have a piece of the national championship. The time had come to find out. Sports' Lindsay H. Jones recaps South Carolina's win over Mississippi State in an all-SEC championship game. "29061! but I am so excited for them and we can't wait to get back to Columbia to celebrate and look for you there too", said A'ja Wilson's father, Roscoe.


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