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UK caps tax credit for families at two children

The legislation, which comes into force later this week, will cap entitlement at two children, and deny women financial support for any subsequent children unless she can prove that this child was a result of rape. The Royal College of Nursing said it did not believe that it was appropriate for a nurse or midwife to "arbitrate if a woman's claim is consistent with rape".

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EPA Denies Petition to Ban Widely Used Pesticide

Chlorpyrifos is used as an insecticide against plant pests of numerous crops, including some meant for human consumption. This decision could keep the EPA from reconsidering chlorpyrifos' status until 2022. In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America .

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Hudson's Bay still eyeing acquisitions

But the real estate still has significant value, he said, and HBC can exercise alternative options such as selling off or financing pieces of real estate. HBC's top executives, who spoke to analysts Wednesday from the Netherlands where the Toronto-based company plans to open 10 Hudson's Bay department stores by the end of this year, wouldn't identify any potential targets, but said it's keeping an open mind.

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Record amount of renewable energy capacity added in 2016

According to Tracy K. Warren, Senior Communications Manager of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association , a coalition of consumer-owned power utilities serving small communities, energy co-ops around the country have found their members want renewable power, and plan to add 480 megawatts of solar installations over the next year, almost double what was installed a year ago.

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Full Amtrak service along the Northeast Corridor expected to resume Friday

Santoro said at a Wednesday afternoon news conference. In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo provided by Amtrak , workers fix rails inside New York's Penn Station. Moorman said that investigators determined that the March 24 incident was caused by a mismatch between two pieces of rail that are connected together in a curve.

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USA strike kills 4, destroys Syrian airbase completely

After the orders of President Donald Trup, the United States has launched missile strikes on Friday targeting a Syrian airbase controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's forces in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town.

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Donald Trump's security adviser assures South Korea of plans to deploy Thaad

Aerial photo taken on March 22, 2017 shows the view of Mar-a-lago club at Palm Beach, Florida , the United States. I don't know if they're going to do that. Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental US within a few years. "Like so numerous statements by President Trump and Mr.

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Can Amazon (AMZN) Dethrone Google, Facebook in Advertising Market?

The company's 50-day moving average price is $851.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $819.64. Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. Cedar Wealth Management LLC now owns 128 shares of the company's stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 7 shares during the last quarter. Fusion Family Wealth LLC bought a new position in Alphabet during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $139,000.

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Pak cricket greats lead tributes to outgoing captain Misbah

Bangladesh, who recently drew their three-match series with Sri Lanka, are seventh on 92 points. "It [scheduling] is not in our hands but yes, it is my regret that I couldn't lead the team against India, especially when our Test side was doing so well", he added.

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Sprint ends 50% off deal, simplifies on Unlimited plans

Sprint's two lines will cost $80 against $140 from Verizon, $145 from AT&T and $100 from T-Mobile. In terms of features, Sprint is matching the standard for the market right now by providing 10GB of mobile hotspot data with the plans and letting users stream video in high definition.

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U.S. hints at military action to retaliate against Assad

In 2013, President Barack Obama went to Congress before he would launch strikes against Assad, and the effort ultimately fizzled. "Tonight I call on all civilized nations to join us in seeking to end this slaughter and bloodshed in Syria and also to end terrorism of all kinds and all types", Trump said.

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US hints at military action to retaliate against Assad

Trump appeared to have opted for measured and targeted air attacks instead of a full-blown assault on Assad's forces and installations. Even assuming that a strike were carried out in a seamless fashion with little to no collateral damage, there would undoubtedly be consequences for USA operations in Syria.

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Thousands of Uber, Lyft Drivers Flunk Massachusetts Background Checks

The most common reason for drivers being denied licenses was the driver's record - many drivers had criminal records including violent and sexual offenses, while others had been booked for lesser offenses such as reckless driving and driving under influence.

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House measures rebuke North Korea for belligerent behaviour

Ahead of the meeting, Trump said North Korea was his responsibility while suggesting earlier administrations mishandled the issue. Other nations affected by North Korea's digital robberies included Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Gabon, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Poland, Taiwan, Thailand, and Uruguay, said the report .

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White House in talks with Pentagon over military options on Syria

The attacks earlier this week killed more than 100 Syrians, including many children. "What Assad did is bad". Another danger is that Shiite militias in Iraq that are backed by Iran might try to retaliate against the more than 5,000 US troops in Iraq .

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Brexit: EU citizens could be allowed to enter United Kingdom until 2022

Besides Gibraltar , Brexit champion Nigel Farage compared the European Union to the " mafia " that was taking Britain "hostage" by demanding a multibillion-euro exit bill. "I'll change it to gangsters ". The European parliament has overwhelmingly backed a resolution detailing its red lines for Brexit negotiations. "The time for the divorce has come, now we have to start negotiating", GUE/NGL group president Gabriele Zimmer said today (5 April) at the European Parliament's Brexit ...

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Bannon Loves Calling Kushner a 'Globalist' and a 'Cuck'

In addition to removing Mr Bannon, the new order issued by Mr Trump restored the joint chiefs chairman and intelligence director and added the energy secretary, CIA director and United Nations ambassador. Even as Mr Bannon lost a national security credential, Mr Jared Kushner , the President's son-in-law and senior adviser, seems to be acting as a shadow secretary of state, visiting Iraq and taking on China, Mexico and Middle East portfolios.

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CBN Offers $100m for Wholesale Forwards

Meanwhile, Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, the President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) had predicted the appreciation of the naira as BDCs set to receive more Diaspora remittances. Gwadabe commended the "doggedness" of the CBN in its interventions in the entire official window. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has warned commercial banks operating in the country against sabota-ging and undermining its efforts aimed at making life easier for foreign exchange end-users.

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Trump says China should step up on NKorea

But that does not mean that Xi considers this status to be permanent. "They want to deal with very tangible things", he says. Some protesters lined the streets to voice their opposition to China's policy in the South China Sea . Trump would most likely reject this proposal. Disagreements over approaches to North Korea or bilateral trade could, if mishandled, destabilise North East Asia or tank the global economy.

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Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)

The average stock price target is 7.19GBX with 2 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 5 brokers rating the stock a buy, 9 brokers rating the stock a hold, 7 brokers rating the stock a underperform, and finally 2 brokers rating the stock a sell.

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Uber, Lyft Drivers in Massachusetts Fail New Background Check

The most common reasons behind the failures were suspended licenses, having a license for less than three years and multiple driving offenses. Interestingly, while Uber has branched out into adjacent services such as food delivery and courier services, Lyft hasn't gone down that road (no pun intended).

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Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

The company on Thursday estimated its operating profit for the first quarter should jump almost 50 percent from the same period a year ago, while its revenue should be about flat but better than analysts expected. Ousted president Park was thrown into jail last week after a court ordered her arrest in connection with the sweeping corruption scandal that brought millions of people onto the streets and saw her impeached.

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Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven

A man walks out of Seven & i Holdings Co's Seven Eleven convenience store in Tokyo, Japan January 12, 2017. "During our fourth-quarter earnings conference call , we stressed that the leverage metrics of the company had our full attention and focus, and that we were looking at all alternatives to correct the problem, and that nothing was off the table in terms of options to accomplish that", Owens said Thursday morning during a Sunoco conference call discussing the company's decision.

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Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday

Gorsuch, the man caught in the middle of the bitter partisan fight, is expected to become the nation's 113th Supreme Court justice soon after the procedural maneuvering ends on Friday. Merkley is the starkest example of many Senate Democrats who at least indicated an openness to allowing Gorsuch's nomination to proceed to an up-or-down vote before the full chamber.

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Vote correlation: Internet privacy resolution

The repealed regulation was put in place by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) in October 2016 under the Obama Administration. Institutions should take care to reinforce privacy best practices with students and staff, including using VPNs, encrypted browsers, and clearing app and browsing history on all devices often.

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Tesla delivers quarterly record of 25000 vehicles in first quarter

Tesla stock's higher price follows the company's update on first-quarter vehicle deliveries . The record number of deliveries marks a strong beginning in a year in which the electric carmaker is expected to launch its mass market auto, the Model 3 .

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Freedom Caucus' Jordan: Tweets and blame 'don't change facts'

In a meeting with reporters on Monday, Paul said he suggested Trump try a new strategy on health care during their round of golf. He followed it up by tweeting: "Talks on Repealing and Replacing ObamaCare are, and have been, going on, and will continue until such time as a deal is hopefully struck".

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Trump's landmark Keystone XL pipeline deal will create 35 long-term American jobs

He accused Obama of "partisan posturing" to block the project. The Keystone XL Pipeline project is set to move forward after the Trump administration on Friday issued a permit for work to proceed. A 2015 study funded by the Department of Energy found that the oil sands from Canada emit 18% more greenhouse gases when processed into gasoline than that processed from traditional USA crude.

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Hyperloop unveils 11 potential US routes

The Texas Triangle route - a 640-mile system that would connect five metro areas - is considered a potential frontrunner, the Dallas Business Journal reports . "It will transform transportation as we know it and create a more connected world". The technology, according to Hyperloop One , involves loading passengers and cargo into a pod and accelerating the pod gradually via electric propulsion through a low-pressure tube.

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Analyst's Indicator Review for GGP Inc. (GGP), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

First Commonwealth Financial Corp PA raised its position in QUALCOMM by 128.5% in the fourth quarter. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -4.3%. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and global trademark and copyright law.

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Chinese porcelain bowl sells in Hong Kong for S$41.3m

When it was finally sold for a hammer price of US$63 million (excluding the buyer's premium), the crowd in the packed auction room erupted into applause. It was sold in Geneva in May a year ago for US$30 million ($39 million). Rich Chinese have always had to grapple with the dilemma and challenge of where to store their wealth, faced with currency depreciation, an overvalued property market in many cities and a volatile stock market.

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Pier 1 Imports names Kmart president as new CEO

A ratio over one indicates an increase in share price over the period. In all, he has some 15 years of retail and consumer goods experience in the USA, United Kingdom and China, according to a company press release. The next year's growth is calculated to be 11.6 percent. The price to earnings growth is 2.47 and the price to sales ratio is 17. Back on Sep 08, 2016, a downgrade report came from equity analysts at Raymond James who in their research findings assigned Mkt Perform rating on the ...

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UK firms to publish pay data in bid to eliminate gender gap

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump, who recently took an unpaid position in her father's administration, posted about the day on Instagram. Women make up almost half our workforce. " #EqualPayDay is a reminder that women deserve equal pay for equal work ". It is said to be the first such requirement in the world with the law taking effect in January next year.

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Oil rises, near one-month high; US crude stocks seen down

Media reports said on Monday that Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, resumed production on Sunday after a week-long disruption. "In terms of its implication locally so far, message is very clear with production cut, but we will continue building stock level, if the restriction on production is lifted for whatever be the reason, we are more than ready to come back to a million barrels per day level", said H E Aufi.

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Trade and economic relationship to dominate bilateral talks

Xi and his wife were greeted by the president and first lady Melania Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate before making their way to dinner. The Treasury is required to demand special talks with any country meeting all three thresholds aimed at correcting an undervalued currency , with penalties such as exclusion from U.S.


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