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Mercedes Pulls 'O'Reilly Factor' Ads, Other Advertisers Tap Dance, Amid Harassment Allegations

The O'Reilly Factor , a cable television news and talk show on Fox News, is losing more advertisers in connection with the sexual harassment allegations against its host Bill O'Reilly. Sanofi also confirmed its advertising removal from the show and said, in a statement, "At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, decisions about advertising on any given website , network, magazine, or programs are never undertaken as an endorsement or non-endorsement of the host, editorial or entertainment content".

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Dollar falls against yen after USA missile launch in Syria

A U.S. strike carried out on Friday at a Syrian airbase killed four soldiers and destroyed its all facilities, a monitoring group said. Russian Federation and Iran both condemned the American attacks. The Russian Defence Ministry said only 23 of the 59 cruise missiles fired from USA warships hit the target. The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to meet Friday for a briefing on the US strikes.

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USA launches cruise missile strike on Syria after chemical weapons attack

Instead military planners drew up a target list that included Assad's chemical weapons units, and the aircraft and artillery that the regime would need to deliver the ordnance. He also said that the administration did not need new approval, as many USA actions in the Middle East in recent years have relied on the 2001 authorization passed after 9/11.

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Ford Continues Electrification with New Fully Electric, Plug-in Hybrid Models

The Society of Automotive Engineers of China reports that approximately 15% of all passenger vehicle sales in the country will be new energy vehicles by 2025. It comes equipped with a high-performance Lithium-ion 1.4-kilowatt-hour battery, which is smaller and lighter than previous batteries. China appears to a more important market to Ford for plug-in vehicles than the US, which so far has seen a limited presence.

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Nintendo Switch costs $257 to make, won't line Nintendo's pockets suggests report

At this time, it is still unsure if Square Enix will add a Nintendo Switch release for " Kingdom Hearts 3". While Nintendo Switch uses a custom Tegra processor, but it is no way powerful enough to handle the port for a game that was designed for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Safe-haven assets jump as United States launches missile strike against Syria

In a joint statement, senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham welcomed Trump's actions as sending 'an important message the United States will no longer stand idly by as Assad, aided and abetted by Putin's Russian Federation, slaughters innocent Syrians with chemical weapons and barrel bombs'.

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EU regulators approve Fox plans to buy Sky

Reuters had earlier reported on Friday that the deal would be cleared by the European Union competition enforcer without conditions. Fox, the world's fourth largest entertainment company and the maker of hit TV shows such as The Simpsons and Modern Family, already owns 39.1% of Sky.

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Pence, Republicans wrap late health care meeting

ReasonTVPresident Donald Trump didn't take his first big policy defeat-the failure to pass the American Health Care Act-terribly well, heading to Twitter to complain and blame, particularly the members of the Republican House Freedom Caucus who refused to get behind the legislation.

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United States attacks Syria airforce base

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the military action was not created to overthrow the Assad regime, though the reported use of chemical weapons did "raise questions as to whether there can be any role for Mr. On Wednesday morning, Trump's military advisers said they knew which Syrian air base was used to launch the chemical attack and that they had tracked the Sukhoi-22 jet that carried it out.

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Britain says it fully supports US strikes on Syria

Some 50 Tomahawk missiles were launched from US Navy warships, the USS Porter and USS Ross, in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, striking multiple targets - including the airstrip, aircraft and fuel stations - on the Shayrat Air Base, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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SpaceX conducts historic launch, landing with "used" rocket

Until now, orbital rockets could only be launched into orbit once. This marked historical moment for SpaceX. SpaceX's Falcon 9 first stage is seen after successfully landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean in April 2016. This is going to be ultimately a huge revolution in spaceflight. It lists the cost of a Falcon 9 ride at $62 million but has not yet announced a price for flying on a recycled rocket.

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US attacks Syrian military with missiles

The guided-missile destroyer Porter, which launched the missiles, transits the Mediterranean Sea on March 9. The proposed strike would involve launching Tomahawk cruise missiles to overwhelm Russian air defense systems used by the Syrian military.

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Redemption: Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title

Shea Rush, a freshman guard for North Carolina, said the team last saw Jordan March 5 at North Carolina's victory against Duke in Chapel Hill, N.C. Rush also mentioned that National Basketball Association rules prohibit Jordan from being around the team but said wouldn't be surprised if Jordan stayed away from University of Phoenix Stadium based on Tar Heel-infused superstition.

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Theresa May lands in Saudi Arabia, forgoing headscarf

The UK and Saudi Arabia are set to agree closer ties in areas including defence, security, intelligence and trade. Saudi Arabia plans to list less than 5 percent of the world's largest oil-producing company on the Saudi exchange and another global exchange, possibly by next year.

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United Kingdom industrial output falls in February

All new work fell by 3.3 per cent in the second month of the year after growing by 0.7 per cent in January, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS). Nonetheless, the drop was in contrast to the expected growth of 0.3 percent. The manufacturing sub-sector also disappointed as manufacturing production dropped by 0.1% m/m in February, following a downwardly revised 1% contraction in January.

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World watches as Trump, Xi meet

In terms of the value of the US dollar, the trade deficit with China has not caused a decline. While Trump would not say what he wants China to do specifically with regard to North Korea, he suggested there was a link between "terrible" trade agreements the USA has made with China and Pyongyang's provocations.

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GST Council to review preparedness at 13th meeting on Friday

Meanwhile, the Central GST (CGST) law has a peak rate at 20% while the State GST (SGST) law has been pegged at a similar rate, which takes the peak rate to 40% coming into force only in financial exigencies. New Delhi :Describing the Goods and Services Tax (GST ) bill as "revolutionary", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hoped all the related bills would be passed with consensus in the current budget session of Parliament.

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Trump China Meeting Could Spark Gold Prices Surge

The June contract ended Thursday's session 0.38% higher at $1,253.30 an ounce. Reuters reported that US President Donald Trump said he had ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America's "national security interest" against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Rowe Price among advertisers suspending ads on Fox's O'Reilly show

The Times set out the amount paid to five women who claimed the program's host had sexually harassed them. Dr. Wendy Walsh, a psychologist and regular guest on The O'Reilly Factor , alleged that Mr. "We will continue to monitor this situation as we assess our long-term strategy". CNN media reporter Tom Kludt said Monday that he has "reached out to more than 20 " Factor " advertisers and, aside from Mercedes-Benz, most provided vague responses, or indicated that its ads on the program ...

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Syria again rejects claims it was behind chemical attack

Mr Putin defended the Syrian government during a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday. Turkey has said results from those post-mortems show that chemical weapons, possibly sarin, were used. Earlier on Thursday, in an interview with the Yedioth Ahronoth daily, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of being directly responsible for the chemical attack on Tuesday that left scores dead and spurred global outrage and ...

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UK Industrial Output Falls; Visible Trade Gap 5-Month High

United Kingdom industrial production and manufacturing output both unexpectedly worsened in February, according to official figures on Friday, their second consecutive month in decline. In a separate communique, the ONS said the visible trade deficit increased unexpectedly to GBP 12.46 billion in February from GBP11.97 billion in the prior month.

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BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Exco Resources Inc., 1 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 1 recommend "Hold". At present, the ROE is valued at 4.30%, indicating its debt to equity at 0.6. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/04/06/bhp-billiton-limited-bhp-upgraded-by-investec-to-buy-updated-updated.html.

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Wladimir Klitschko will never fight Tyson Fury again, says heavyweight's manager

Boxing is sweet science. However, even if Klitschko earns a victory over Joshua, he won't ever fight Fury again, as the postponed rematch resulted in him losing a year of his career. "If Klitschko wins, the boxing world will flip out". "A mistake? No. I'm sorry, should I wait another five years?" "I am obsessed with winning this fight", Wladimir Klitschko said.

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White House adviser says banking ripe for changes

Such a move would cause a major realignment on Wall Street. Cohn's statements rattled some industry insiders, who said it appeared to show the White House may be more serious about the idea than they initially thought. The growing administration support for Glass-Steagall comes as Trump and GOP lawmakers aim to drastically reform banking regulations. Cohn's support for Glass-Steagall is seen as surprising from a Wall Street veteran.

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SC bans hotels, restaurants along highways from serving liquor

In an urgent meeting here, stakeholders of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry chose to take the matter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma instead to seek a way out.

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Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection

NJ Transit says it paid Amtrak $62 million a year ago for maintenance and repairs. Christie also wrote a letter to Attorney General Christopher Porrino, asking him to investigate what legal action could be taken to get NJ Transit's payments back from Amtrak .

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UN Security Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

Many blue-collar workers helped propel him to his unexpected election victory in November and Trump wants to deliver for them. "We've not been treated fairly on trade for many, many years", he told Fox News , echoing a common campaign theme that China was a currency manipulator and could not be trusted to make fair trade deals.

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Hyundai and Kia recall 1.2M cars for possible engine failure

The South Korean automakers have also submitted plans to the USA authorities to recall an unidentified number of vehicles in the United States over a "similar" engine issue, a spokeswoman at the South Korean duo said, saying that the plans are subject to a approval by US authorities.

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India's central bank holds rates at 6.25 per cent

The MPC said, "The future course of monetary policy will largely depend on incoming data on how macroeconomic conditions are evolving". RBI projected inflation to average 4.5 per cent in first half of current fiscal and 5 per cent in the October-March period, above the 4 per cent midpoint of target range.

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Setting the scene for WrestleMania 33

As we all saw during last night's WrestleMania, Brock Lesnar defeated Goldberg to become the new Universal Champion - and, unfortunately, this came as no surprise to anyone, thanks to previous WWE news reports about Goldberg being "absolutely miserable" with his return to the WWE.

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Trump, Xi prepare for hard talks on trade, North Korea

Trump informed the Chinese leader personally of the missile strikes on an air base in central Syria, a senior administration official told AFP. "The other thing of course is going to be North Korea". Robert Daly, director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Wilson Center, said: "The more Trump and Xi meet, the better".

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ACCC to examine broadband speed

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has applauded the government's decision to fund a new broadband performance monitoring program to provide Australian consumers with accurate and independent information about broadband speeds.

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Chinese state media say Trump to visit China in 2017

Donald Trump authorised missile strikes against an Syrian airbase before sittitng down to dinner with visiting Chinese leader Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Investors have grown skeptical that there's any bite behind the Trump administration's barking about lopsided trade agreements. It comes a day after the North fired its own ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan - which analysts dubbed a warning ahead of a China-US summit, at which Pyongyang's accelerating atomic ...

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Charley Hoffman takes first-round lead at The Masters

The world's top player Dustin Johnson withdrew on the first day April 6 after suffering a back injury when he fell down a flight of stairs the day prior. On Thursday the tournament mourned the void left by one of history's most beloved golfers, Arnold Palmer, who died in September at age 87. There have been four other players at No.

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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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