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Donald Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline

President Donald Trump planned to address Keystone during an announcement on Friday morning, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Twitter. "This is a significant milestone for the Keystone XL project ", TransCanada President and CEO Russ Girling said in a statement .

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New Jersey Governor Christie Halts Amtrak Payments After Derailment

Amtrak knew about track issues at Penn Station before a NJ Transit train derailed Monday, but didn't immediately do anything about them, the railroad's CEO said Thursday. In a statement , Federal Railroad Administration spokesman Marc Willis said the administration was "thoroughly examining the track infrastructure" at Penn Station, a separate investigation than those into the two derailments.

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India lawmakers pass GST bill in big win for Modi

According to the GST, the identical rates of taxes on the goods and services will be collected by the state and Center. The luxury and demerit goods will attract a cess to compensate states for revenue loss in the first five years of GST implementation.

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German Factory Orders Rebound In February

Contracts for "Made in Germany" goods were up by 3.4 percent on the month, the Economy Ministry said. Even so, national elections, Brexit and uncertainty over USA trade policies, could still pose risks for spending and investment in Europe's largest economy.

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Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

Unlike Obama, who weighed - and ultimately rejected - the use of a similar strike at targets after Syria used chemical weapons in 2013, Trump moved with remarkable speed, delivering the punishing military strike barely 72 hours after the devastating chemical attack that killed 80 people this week.

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Analysts Focus on: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

The current consensus rating on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Hold (Score: 2.17) with a consensus target price of $262.21 per share, a potential 11.12% downside. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 88.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned ($0.87) EPS.

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Checking the Overall Picture for General Electric Company (GE)

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) opened at 29.97 on Thursday. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $23.36 on the shares of Snap Inc. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 10th. Investors of record on Monday, February 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share.

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'Fearless Girl' statue will stay on Wall Street until 2018

Oh, the plaque also has the company's name - the world's third-largest asset manager, which (to be fair) says it will use its market power ($2.5 trillion in holdings) to push for more women on corporate boards. While it was only meant to be kept in the spot for 30 days, several petitions were launched in the hope that the statue would remain in place for longer.

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No decision yet on staying in Paris climate accord: WH

If the Clean Power Plan were to stay in place, natural gas generation would continue to outpace that of coal, as it is now, the EIA reported in February. North Dakota's coal industry stands to breathe a little easier over the next few years after President Donald Trump's Tuesday rollout of a major shift in climate policy away from carbon emission reductions.

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'To prevent and deter': Trump's statement on Syria strike

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America's "vital national security interest". The strike was meant to deter the regime from using chemical weapons again, he said. He said the U.S. informed Russian Federation ahead of the Syria strike.

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Troubled Co-operative Bank receives 'proposals' from several potential buyers

The loss-making bank, which announced the sale process in February, said it had received a number of non-binding proposals from fellow banks and investment groups and having since whittled this down, it has entered deeper discussions with these parties, with which it has shared more detailed information.

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IRS to Resume Private Debt Collectors

We recently warned that the IRS scam recordings had resurfaced. Congress authorized the use of private collectors in 2015 to recoup potentially billions in unpaid taxes - money the IRS hasn't been able to collect despite repeated attempts.

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Ford Announces Chinese Electrified Vehicle Strategy, Including Mondeo Energi PHEV

In addition, Ford will launch an all-electric small SUV in China, North America and Europe within five years. "We are prioritising our electrification efforts on China to reflect its importance as a global electrified vehicle market and to make lives better, simpler and more cost effective for Chinese consumers".

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Oil market uptick extends into fourth session despite higher United States inventories

The inventory data published yesterday by the American Petroleum Institute point in much the same direction: they show that USA crude oil stocks decreased by 1.8 million barrels last week. Because of the glut, USA crude exports have soared to a record 1. 1 million bpd, with most cargoes going to Asia , where traders say there are early signs of a tightening market due to efforts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut output in an effort to prop up ...

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Uber replies to New York Times' claim that it manipulates drivers

The woman tells him to go back to his country, and says, "Donald Trump's gonna send you Afghanis back, get the f**k out of my country". The passenger also says at one point that she is "going to start screaming out the window that you're raping me, that you raped me".

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President Donald Trump's statement on US missile strikes in Syria

It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president. The strikes also risk thrusting the USA deeper into an intractable conflict that his predecessor spent years trying to avoid.

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Trump Targets EPA And Obama Climate Change Regulations

Halting the order will keep current safeguards in place to combat climate change, protect American jobs and preserve our path toward energy independence, Bennet said . The order does not entirely obliterate Obama's climate legacy. President Donald Trump's March 28 Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth is but the latest in a series of rollbacks meant to dismantle the Obama administration's climate change policies.

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YouTube TV Goes Live in Handful of Markets

Youtube TV is now only available in five markets: San Francisco , New York , Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia. YouTube TV works over Chromecast or apps for phones, tablets and computers, and Google said more connected TV devices will be supported later this year.

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Donald Trump Orders Military Strike Against Syria in Response to Chemical Attack

The US President also said the strikes in Syria were in the "vital national security interest". President Bashar Assad's government had been under mounting worldwide pressure after the chemical attack in northern Syria, with even key ally Russian Federation saying its support is not unconditional and the US launching a barrage of cruise missiles at a government-controlled air base in Syria.

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Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump-Xi talks

South Korea's defence ministry said the missile - launched days after Pyongyang warned of retaliation if the global community ramped up sanctions - flew for about 60 kilometres. The White House on Wednesday said that North Korea is now a "strategic liability for China" and could affect the stability in the region. August 24, 2016: North Korea launches ballistic missile from a submarine, which flies 500 km.

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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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