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86 dead in suspected Syria chemical attack: New toll

In the past, Trump has tweeted repeatedly that he doesn't think the US should attack Syria. He really knows what is being a soldier is - that I can tell you. Johnson, perhaps by virtue of Britain's "special relationship" with the U.S., will be more acutely aware than most of how unready they are to face down Assad.

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JPMorgan's Dimon, in shareholder letter, calls for regulatory changes

WARNING: " JPMorgan Chase & Co". The stock touched its high share price of $93.98 on Mar 1, 2017 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on Jun 27, 2016 as $57.05. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Cadinha & Co". FBR & Co restated a "buy" rating and set a $85.00 target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co.in a report on Wednesday, January 11th.

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Here's why United says 3 girls wearing leggings were blocked from flights

An airline spokesman said that the girls were traveling under an employee travel pass that includes a dress code . The girls, whose ages were not released, agreed to change into trousers and take another flight. The airline released a statement as the furore gathered pace online. Said she doesn't make the rules, just follows them. We won't know for sure until a man tries to fly wearing leggings .

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Japan's PM Welcomes US Tough Stance on N Korea Threat

The incident represented a "threat to the peace and stability of the whole world", Seoul said, while Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe labelled it a "grave provocation". A United States defence official later said that the missile was an extended range Scud and had suffered an in-flight failure. It was "a show of force to demonstrate its might against potential extra deployment of U.S.

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Hyundai, BMW pull ads from 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Last summer, the company ousted its own CEO Roger Ailes after his own sexual-harassment controversy. A year ago its chairman and chief executive Roger Ailes stepped down following a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by former employee Gretchen Carlson.

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In Iraq, Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, goes to base 10 miles from Mosul

She added, "If being complicit.is wanting to be a force for good and to make a positive impact, then I'm complicit". "The more appreciation you could have for what's actually happening on the ground, the more informed you are when you start talking about the strategic issues", Dunford said .

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Assad's uncle properties seized by Spanish police in money laundering investigation

Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said. The judge ordered the seizure of more than 500 properties owned by Rifaat Assad and his relatives, a court statement said. Russia's military, insisting Assad wasn't responsible, has said the chemicals were dispersed when a Syrian military strike hit a facility where the rebels were manufacturing weapons for use in Iraq.

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Indigo Cable System To Improve Undersea Link Between Australia And SE Asia

Google announced Wednesday that it's investing in a new subsea cable system that will run between Australia and Asia. Bevan Slattery, Chairman and CEO of the Superloop Group says it is the beginning of a new era of connectivity for Australia, Singapore and Indonesia.

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Pepsi pulls controversial Kendall Jenner ad, apologizes

An advert starring Kendall Jenner has been pulled after it spared outrage against the model and Pepsi. " Pepsi's new ad Kendall Jenner "ends racism" by handing police men a Pepsi - way to degrade 50 yrs of black/minority struggle", wrote one person on Twitter .

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Trudeau Continues Deficit Spending With Canada's Annual Budget

While economists, entrepreneurs and policy wonks might get a charge out of Morneau's measures on innovation and skills, those thrusts look unlikely to excite many Canadian voters. When it came to the headline numbers, the finance minister gave himself more breathing room on his so-called fiscal "anchor" to lower the debt-to-GDP ratio by the end of the Liberal mandate.

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DHS chief Kelly says wall along entire US-Mexico border 'unlikely'

Here are five of the more interesting ones hoping to make the cut. Kelly, testifying before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, said "we're not going to build a wall where it doesn't make sense" - but assured that the administration will secure the border with a combination of fences, electronics, towers, and wall structures in areas determined by Customs and Border Protection agents.

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Spain diplomat, Brexit official talk Gibraltar

On a trip to India, Mr Hammond told Bloomberg: 'There are definitely some people on both sides who do not want a deal, they do not want to see Britain continuing to collaborate in what the prime minister described in a letter as a deep and special partnership with the European Union.

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Tesla Sells A Record 25000 Units In The First Quarter Of 2017

Despite the record deliveries, analysts project the electric vehicle maker will report losses when the first-quarter earnings are released next month. It's only going to get better for Tesla as well, assuming that it can make good on its promises of Model 3 deliveries, Bloomberg reports. The stock has gained more than 37 percent this year.

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U.S. vote paves way for sale of personal customer data

The FCC passedthe privacy rules in October under the Obama administration, and they were due take effect later this year. "Most notably, the rules would have required explicit consent from consumers if sensitive data - like financial or health information, or browsing history - were to be shared or sold ".

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Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

Late Monday just three days before a scheduled public comment hearing, Department of Justice attorneys asked for a a 90-day delay to "review and assess the proposed consent decree ". The city remains "clearly resolved" to reform - "We're not going to back up". In the motion, the city said the postponement undermines the public's confidence and trust in the reform process.

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Donald Trump removes Steve Bannon from National Security Council

The memo no longer lists the chief strategist as a member of the principals committee , a group of high-ranking officials who convene to discuss pressing national security priorities. The director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, also becomes a permanent member of the principals committee. A senior administration official said that Flynn reluctantly agreed to have Bannon join the council.

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Payless files for bankruptcy, will close 400 stores

Payless has entered into an agreement with certain parties to reduce its debt load by almost 50%. Department stores like JCPenney, Macy's, Sears, and Kmart have all announced store closures this year, along with middle-of-the-mall chains like Crocs, BCBG, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Guess.

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US March ADP Employment Increases 263000, Boost To NFP Expectations

Trump's consistently harsh rhetoric on China has raised concerns about Thursday's summit, as has speculation that the US president will face challenges implementing his promised growth-boosting policies after his administration failed to pass a healthcare overhaul.

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A first look at the bids to build Trump's border wall

Also Wednesday, Kelly said says parents and children caught crossing the Mexican border illegally won't be separated except "if the situation at that point in time requires it". "What it will look like, how tall it will be, what color it will be is yet to be determined", Kelly said. Arrests during the normally slower winter months were higher than in past years.

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Republicans ask UW to research more uses for milk

Industry leaders and many state and federal lawmakers have also sent letters to President Trump to address Canada's anti-competitive efforts to keep US products out of its borders. Canada's new national ingredients strategy is expressly meant to both slash the importation of milk proteins from America, and create a new mechanism to dump milk proteins on the world market.

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Toshiba's Westinghouse nuclear division plunges into bankruptcy

Faced with ballooning losses, Toshiba had been considering a way to distance itself from the fallout from the debacle at Westinghouse , which it bought in 2006 to expand its nuclear power business overseas. Toshiba warned Wednesday that its full-year loss might balloon to as much as $9.1 billion, up from a previous estimate of $3.5 billion. The division was once hailed by Toshiba as a future growth driver after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident brought new business in Japan to a ...

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Russia Denies Involvement In Syria Chemical Attack

In Brussels, world leaders held a moment of silence for the victims at the start of a conference on the future of Syria. Representatives from 70 countries were present. One of Freeland's Liberal colleagues, Omar Alghabra, the parliamentary secretary for consular affairs, called the allegation against Assad "credible", given his government's past use of chemical weapons .

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Salaries Of Top White House Staff Revealed

Pages and pages are devoted to the family's massive real estate investments. He disclosed assets of $252 million to $611 million. The documents show Mr Kushner began selling off the most problematic pieces of his portfolio shortly after Mr Trump won the election and some of those business deals are not required to be disclosed in the forms.

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Electronic devices banned from certain United States-bound flights

The government has not given a start-date for the ban, but says affected airlines are "in the process of implementing it". On Tuesday, the United States department of homeland security said passengers travelling from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries would have to bring devices such as tablets, laptops and cameras in their checked baggage.

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Oil prices fall as Libyan production recovery weighs

Oil futures were slightly lower on Monday after reports that USA production continued to rise last week. Pumping at Libya's largest oil field, Sharara, resumed on Sunday and was followed by the lifting of the " force majeure " on the country's exports from the Zawiya export terminal the next day.

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Stock Buzz: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and twenty-seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The Moving Average SMA50 is 0.1% while SMA200 is 2.5%. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link .

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Former Trump campaign chief 'offered to help Putin advance interests'

The plan, he continued, "will be offering a great service that can re-focus, both internally and externally, the policies of the Putin government". "Obviously there's been discussion of Paul Manafort, who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time ", Spicer said in a March 20 White House press briefing , responding to a reporter's question about references to Manafort during the hearing.

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French Presidential election: Emmanuel Macron cements place as frontrunner after fiery debate

PARIS - France's top candidates for president advocated starkly opposing economic, European and security policies during a crucial debate Tuesday night, less than three weeks before the first round of voting. One candidate who needs to shine is conservative Francois Fillon, who has begun clawing back ground after his campaign was nearly derailed by criminal charges over claims he paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros (dollars) for a fake parliamentary job.

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Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) & Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) Stocks Buzz

WBB Securities has "Strong Buy" rating and $75 target. UMB Financial Corp's dividend payout ratio is presently 31.68%. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 12-month low of $58.03 and a 12-month high of $96.92. Regions Financial Corporation P/E ( price to earnings) ratio is 16.77 and Forward P/E ratio of 12.88. The Company's divisions include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

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SpaceX's historic re-launch of orbit-class booster

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Thursday, March 30, 2017 . The used Falcon 9 rocket took off on a satellite delivery mission from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday.

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Pink diamond fetches record $71.2M in Hong Kong auction

The plum-sized Pink Star, a whopping 59.6 carat pink diamond, was snagged by Hong Kong-based jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook after a five-minute bidding war. The auction house was forced to buy the diamond from the seller because it had guaranteed a $60 million sale price. It fetched an equivalent of about $57.6 million in May 2016 .

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Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement Recognizing Equal Pay Day

By 2000, women earned 74% of men's wages . Black women are paid 37 percent less and Hispanic women are paid 46 percent less than men, according to census data compiled by the non-profit Lean-In. Although progress has been made in narrowing the wage gap, it's estimated the problem won't be completely erased for another century. Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org, a nonprofit that supports working women, described the pay gap that exists between working ...

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Rail service not back to usual after Penn Station derailment

The derailment damaged switch equipment, knocking eight tracks out of commission, putting a cramp on all rail service at Penn Station. Customers on trains arriving/departing New York Penn Station may experience delays up to 50 minutes during rush hours and up to 25 minutes during non-rush hours.

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ANC officials 'accept' Zuma's reasons for firing Gordhan from Cabinet

After members of the ANC top 6 had previously spoken out on Zuma's decision to axe Gordhan over an "intelligence report", at a press conference today, it seemed that Zuma's camp had reeled them back in. Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), said the application to the Constitutional Court would seek to order the Speaker of Parliament to institute the action against Zuma.

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Bill Goldberg Appears After WWE RAW For "RAW Talk" Segment, Says Goodbye

This contract extension took Goldberg through WrestleMania 33, and so he has now fulfilled his obligation as outlined in that contract. Discussing his return and match with Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania , Goldberg went in depth about his reasons for returning, and was brutally honest with those who stuck around to listen.


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