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North Korea fires missile ahead of Trump summit with Xi

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its east coast into the sea off the Peninsula, South Korea's military said, a day ahead of a summit between US and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang's arms programme. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch "did not pose a threat to North America", according to the statement.

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Passage of GST Bill is history in the making, says 'optimistic' Jaitley

The final nod to the four rules as also fixation of GST rates for major commodities and services will be done in the next meeting in Srinagar on May 18-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said . However, there is an exemption of taxes for certain food items. Going forward, it would require only an executive decision on setting a rate on petroleum products, he said.

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Nivea Accused Of Racism For 'White Is Purity' Slogan

The ad was slammed for being racially insensitive and promoting a white agenda. "This is a global ad that reflects people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony, and we think that's an import message to convey", PepsiCo said in a statement to CNN .

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Highest ranking woman in House disagrees on gender pay equity bill

Assemblywoman Jenne said there is a long history of men and women working side by side in the North Country from the family farms in the early 19th Century and women working in manufacturing at Alcoa's Massena Operations during World War II to the modern workplace.

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Best Stocks To Invest: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Staples, Inc. (SPLS)

Bridgeway Capital Management Inc sold 261,400 shares as Nvidia Corp ( NVDA)'s stock rose 46.85%. Chris Kimble, founder of Kimble Charting Solutions, is among the chart watchers suggesting Nvidia NVDA, +0.65% has etched a head-and-shoulders pattern .

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Tesla Delivers more-then-expected Vehicles in Q1

While this year, deliveries of Model S were 13,450 and Model X were 11,550. TSLA also said it produced 25,418 vehicles during the quarter, another record, and that roughly 4,650 vehicles were still in transit at Q1's end. It's certainly not the only factor in Tesla's increase in sales and Ford's drop, but if the Model 3 reservations were any indication, there is high demand for relatively affordable electric vehicles with semi-autonomous features.

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Oil rises to near one-month high on tightening of supplies

Analysts, on average, expect the EIA data to show a 200,000 barrel fall in inventories, according to a survey by The Wall Street Journal. "The immediate reason for the move was an unplanned production outage in the North Sea", said Sukrit Vijayakar, director of energy consultancy Trifecta, referring to an unplanned production outage at the Buzzard oil field in the North Sea.

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North Korea fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

The intermediate-range KN-15 lifted off Wednesday on North Korea's east coast not far from the city of Sinpo and flew for just 60 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan. SEOUL , South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile into its eastern waters Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, amid worries the North might conduct nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the first summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.

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Korea Fired Missile into Sea of Japan

Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental U.S. within a few years. It is one of several the country has test-fired in recent months. The Pukguksong-2 can carry a nuclear payload, and has an estimated operational range of up to 2,000 km (1,200 miles). Speaking to business leaders in Washington on Tuesday, Trump said he had "a lot of respect" for Xi, but he emphasized China must do more to open its markets to US ...

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Sensex tops 30000-mark, Nifty hits lifetime high of 9265

The 50-share NSE index touched a record high of 9,273.90 intraday, before closing up 27.30 points at 9,265.15. "Markets zoomed higher to new highs driven by a rally in index heavyweights, ahead of the RBI's monetary policy meeting's outcome", Deepak Jasani, Head, Retail Research, HDFC Securities, told IANS.

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Brown Advisory Inc. Has $44456000 Position in Comcast Co. (CMCSA)

Brown Advisory Inc.'s holdings in Comcast were worth $44,456,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Smit Neil also sold $2.15 million worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) yearly performance is 23.57% and net profit margin is 10.80%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Comcast Co". If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright and ...

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Elon Musk trolls Tesla short sellers

The deliveries exceed the average forecast of about 24,200 from three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg , and keeps the auto maker on track toward its projection of 47,000 to 50,000 cars in this year's first half. TSLA shares have surged about 30 percent so far this year. Weekly production of 10,000 vehicles is still a long way to go for Tesla , compared to 25,000 vehicles delivered in the first quarter.

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Attacks on Nigerians: Sushma Swaraj Says Not All Attacks are Racial

Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour, she said the issue of radicalisation is not limited to Jammu and Kashmir but other states as well and the entire world too. MEA added that India is committed to ensuring safety and security of all the foreign nationals in the country, including African nationals, who remain our valued partners.

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North Korea Fires Missile Into East China Sea: South Korea

Even before the launch, USA officials were talking tough ahead of President Xi's arrival, and President Trump has repeatedly said out loud that he believes China should do more to rein in Pyongyang. That is a much shorter distance than other North Korean missiles flew in their recent test-launches. The government of South Korea has condemned a new missile test carried out by North Korea as a challenge to peace and security of the worldwide community, Foreign Ministry spokesman Cho ...

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More needs to be done: UP farmers on loan waiver

Addressing the Legislative Assembly here, Fadnavis said, "We will study how Uttar Pradesh will raise such a huge amount" as the Shiv Sena and the opposition demanded that Fadnavis should follow what Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath did.

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US factories expand again in March but at slower pace

That has fueled demand for machinery, resulting in business spending on equipment rising in the fourth quarter for the first time in a year. The business activity index fell to 58.9 from 63.6 the month before. The March reading was below expectations of 57.0 from a Reuters poll of 64 economists. Construction spending increased 3.0 percent from a year ago.

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EU Signals Flexibility on Handling of Brexit

Government spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters in Berlin on Friday that the "the second step can hopefully happen soon" but appeared to dampen once again British hopes of parallel talks. He also insisted that Britain's commitment to European defense and security is "unconditional" and "not some bargaining chip in any negotiations" over Brexit.

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Traders Secrets on Range Resources Corporation (RRC), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

About 5,699 shares traded. California Resources Corp (NYSE:CRC) has risen 48.78% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.91% the S&P500. California Resources Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Alpha One's scale. 8 are owned by America First Invest Lc. While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is -0.9%.

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Congress seen as not likely to pass tax overhaul quickly

That's the figure that Grover Norquist, the anti-tax activist who is the president of Americans for Tax Reform, and who has long sought the lowest rate possible, has calculated would be needed for the plan to be deficit neutral after 10 years.

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Strong start to season gives Dustin Johnson momentum for Masters

Day's participation was in doubt when he withdrew from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play a fortnight ago in order to be with his mother before she underwent surgery in her battle against lung cancer. As Rory McIlroy is finding out, golf and politics rarely mix. I feel selfish being there playing and I was stuck between two worlds. Johnson will be the penultimate player in the 94-man field to hit his opening tee shot at Augusta National after being drawn in the final group at 2.03pm ...

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India, Britain talk up post-Brexit trade prospects

She clarified that her interpretation of parallel negotiations would be judged after the event, saying: "At the end of this negotiation, will we have looked at both withdrawal and the future relationship?" The guidelines leave open the possibility of "transitional arrangements" to cover any period between the expected date of Brexit on March 29 2019 and the conclusion of an FTA, adding such arrangements must be "clearly defined, limited in time and subject to effective enforcement ...

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RBS's Williams & Glyn management quit as EU probes alternative to sell-off

Brussels will now examine whether the alternative proposed by the Treasury in February is an "appropriate replacement" for the branch sale it originally ordered. The project had been blighted by complications in creating a separate technology platform and persistently low interest rates impacting its economic viability in the long term.

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Chinese president promises pandas to Finland on state visit

The countries also said they would support the launch of a joint feasibility study on an EU-China free trade agreement when conditions were right and step up high-tech trade cooperation. The visit is expected to herald a closer partnership, and China's cooperation with Finland will be a beacon for the rest of Europe. "Our relationship has become a model of friendly co-existence and mutually-beneficial cooperation between countries that are different in population and size, history and ...

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Spanish ship off Gibraltar: 'Incursion' or 'routine?'

Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn, second left, speaks with, from left, Malta's Foreign Minister George Vella, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders and Slovakian Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak during a meeting of. The British territory of Gibraltar said a Spanish navy patrol ship entered its waters Tuesday amid the simmering tensions between Spain and Britain over Gibraltar's future after Brexit .

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North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

South Korean and American military officials said that the medium-range missile was sacked from a land base near the east coast port of Sinpo, home to a known North Korean submarine base. Trump and Xi are to meet on Thursday and Friday at Trump's Mar-a-Lago retreat on the Atlantic coast in Palm Beach, Florida. The deal, spearheaded by the Obama administration, would have represented a clear statement of U.S.

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'Jaw-jaw' not war-war with Spain over Gibraltar, Theresa May insists

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Brexit would bring no changes to the status of Gibraltar. Howard's comments followed an interview on Sunday by Michael
Fallon, the UK's defence secretary, in which he said: "Gibraltar is going to be protected all the way because the sovereignty of Gibraltar can not be changed without the agreement of the people of Gibraltar and they have made it very clear they do not want to live under Spanish rule".

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Gov't Slams N. Korea for Ballistic Missile Launch

The only country that can stop North Korea is China, and they know that". The Republican has warned China that if it wasn't going to solve the North Korea nuclear threat then the us will, following a series of test launches carried out in recent months.

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New H-1B visa rules shut doors on entry-level staff

According to a policy memo released by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service on Friday, some computer programming jobs will no longer be considered "speciality occupations" that qualify for H-1B visas. In the last few years, the department has received enough petitions to fill in the Congressional mandated 85,000 H-1B visas. An advanced degree exemption from the H-1B cap is available for 20,000 beneficiaries who have earned a United States master's degree or higher.

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Gonzaga heads to Final Four

Playing with poise with the pressure of history weighing upon them, the Zags stormed past Xavier 83-59 to earn their first trip to the Final Four, next weekend in Arizona. The second half started like the first half ended, with OR on a spurt. Not this time . Saturday was the Dogs' day. Junior J.P. Macura led the way with 18 points, as their Cinderella-run came to a close as a No.

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ADP private payrolls crush expectations

Job growth has been a particular strength so far, and the ADP report could fuel higher expectations. The ADP report "is clearly another indication that, despite the apparent slowdown in GDP growth in the first quarter, labor market conditions have remained unusually strong", Andrew Hunter, U.S.

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Threat of severe weather increases for Wednesday

Storm threats will include damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour, hail, and an isolated tornado. A storm barreling toward the Southeastern United States will leave almost 55 million people at risk of tornadoes, damaging winds and thunderstorms Wednesday, according to a CNN forecast.

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North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile Into Waters Near Japan

While submarines are also a stealthy way to do that, North Korea doesn't have enough of them. In the past, Cuba, Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan have featured in the list drawn up by the state department, and which now includes countries such as Sudan, Syria and Iran.

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U.S. says programmers not fit for H1-B, blow to India

H-1B workers who will work off-site at another company or organization's location. The USCIS move, the agency said in a press release, is to "further deter and detect H-1B visa fraud and abuse". Large Indian IT companies such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro have generally been the largest recipients of these visas. Late a year ago, Infosys, the second-largest in the sector, too, signalled that it would look to hire local talent more aggressively in the United States, a far cry from the turn ...

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Sweden targeted in global cyber attack

A cyber-espionage group that first surfaced in 2009 is using a novel tactic into hacking its targets by first breaching one of its cloud service providers, and then reaching inside the company's secure business network via the cloud service's approved communications channels.

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Cineworld Group PLC (LON:CINE) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At HSBC

It has outperformed by 14.81% the S&P500. SciSys PLC (LON:SSY) had its target price hold steady to 155.00GBX by finnCap in a report released 4/5/2017. Among 8 analysts covering CDW ( NASDAQ:CDW ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Hold".


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