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Jared Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form

Bannon's failure to stop the strike may reflect his waning influence within the administration at the same time Kushner's star is rising. Trump removed Bannon from the National Security Council this week in what was seen as a victory for new national security adviser H.R.

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Analyst's Proposition on Bank of America Corporation (BAC), AT&T Inc

Regent Inv Mgmt Ltd Com reported 0.54% in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). Girard Securities Inc. now owns 26,786 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $592,000 after buying an additional 4,036 shares during the last quarter.

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Trumplomacy: Five key things we learned from U.S. air strike

Mere hours before the Tomahawks blasted away from destroyers in the eastern Mediterranean, Hillary Clinton, in an interview with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, called for Trump to "take out" Assad's airfields. The decision represented a huge shift from the administration's earlier approach toward the Syrian government, but it is also remarkable because it shows the lack of any coherent foreign policy.

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U.S. Bancorp (USB): What's the Story?

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.26% which for the week stands at 1.49%. Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ: ZION ) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 with a yield of 0.77%. A number of equities analysts have weighed in on ONB shares. Zacks Investment Research raised U.S. Bancorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $58.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th.

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Postal Service Reports Increase In Dog Attacks On Letter Carriers

This annual report was released in time for National Dog Bite Prevention Week , which begins this Sunday. "A dog that runs loose not only affects the delivery of the dog owner's mail, but often the delivery of their neighbors' mail as well".

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Iran foreign minister says US strike in Syria based on 'bogus' allegations

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday condemned the U.S. missile strike on Syrian airbase. Some 60 US Tomahawk missiles were fires from US warships deployed to the Mediterranean at the Shayrat airfield southeast of Homs earlier in the day, in an assault slammed by Syria as an "act of aggression".

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Pacific Crest Reaffirms "Sector Perform" Rating for Western Digital Corp (WDC)

News coverage about Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has trended somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. Vetr cut shares of Western Digital Corp from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $80.38 price objective for the company.in a research note on Tuesday.

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping 'made tremendous progress' at summit

Since establishing diplomatic relations in 1979, the two countries have witnessed twists and turns in their relationship, but have nonetheless become highly interdependent with their interests getting increasingly intertwined, Chinas state-run news agency Xinhua said .

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Iran condemns U.S. air strike in Syria as UK, Australia give support

Our relationship has expanded dramatically since we established a Strategic Partnership in 2009, followed by two-way Prime Ministerial visits in 2014. "India is undergoing a dramatic economic transformation and our close partnership creates opportunities for both nations", 62-year-old Turnbull said in a speech at the Sydney Institute.

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United Airlines faces criticism over barring girls with leggings

The girls were reportedly traveling under the airline's special employee travel pass. "To our customers...your leggings are welcome!" it said an another tweet . In response , United tweeted: "In our Contract of Carriage , Rule 21, we do have the right to refuse transport for passengers who are "barefoot or not properly clothed", and noted that the girls were pass riders and not regular airline customers".

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Xi arrives in Florida for 1st meeting with Trump

As China experts in the United States government noted earlier, the last thing that Xi would want during such a meeting is a surprise. Ahead of the dinner, Mr Trump said he and Mr Xi already had had a long discussion and had "developed a friendship", then joked: "I have gotten nothing, absolutely nothing".

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Hackers use FAFSA application to steal tax info

In September, he said, his agency discovered that fraudsters could use someone's personal data to fill out a financial aid application, and the "Data Retrieval Tool" would populate the application with tax information. "That was clearly not consistent with people going on to actually apply for student loans". Koskinen of course is the IRS official who covered up the deletion of emails belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner.

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Markets Right Now: Syria, weak jobs leave stock market mixed

European shares retreated in early trading. OVERSHADOWING JOBS DATA: The overnight developments have overshadowed the monthly USA nonfarm payrolls data, which often set the market tone a week or two after their release. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.31 percent from 2.34 percent. Silver made a similar leap. Strength among defense contractors such as Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics helped the industrials sector (+0.1%) finish today's session in the green, ...

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Germany: 20 probed on suspicion of spying for Turkey

They are accused of backing US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen's "Hizmet" movement, which Erdogan claims was behind a military coup in June. A spokesperson for the Dutch foreign ministry said it was hard to confirm how many citizens were affected as it only knew of those who had sought help.

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Hillary Clinton calls for US to bomb Syrian air fields

As you might guess I've thought about it more than once.It is fair to say. that certainly misogyny played a role. Regardless of Clinton's persisting inability to reflect on her own campaign's failures, the ongoing circus that is the current congressional efforts to investigate foreign interference in the election is looking more embarrassing by the day.

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Clement says Tottenham's title credentials will be tested at Liberty Stadium

To Clement's disappointment, once Dele Alli had equalised two minutes from time the floodgates opened, allowing Heung-Min Son and Christian Eriksen to snatch victory for Spurs . The Blues are 1/20 to lift the Premier League crown, with fourth-placed City out slightly to 1/6 to hold onto their automatic Champions League qualification spot.

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Coast Guard searches for man overboard from cruise ship

Reco Scott, 32, of Decatur, Ga. went over board from the ninth deck of the cruise ship at approximately 5 a.m. according to the Coast Guard. The Royal Caribbean is breaking its own record for the largest cruise ship ever built. The couple had recently renewed their wedding vows. Helicopter crews are involved in the search as well as Coast Guard and cruise ship vessels, the release said.

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Comerica Bank Has $1826000 Stake in Akorn, Inc. (AKRX)

The 52-week range of the share price is from $78.15 - $125.00. Akorn shares spiked from around $27 to $30 roughly 3.5 hours later when the Frensius story broke. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and global copyright and trademark legislation. The original version of this report can be viewed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/06/akorn-inc-akrx-given-a-24-00-price-target-by-jefferies-group-llc-analysts.html.

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California lawmakers approve fuel tax hike for $52 billion road plan

The California Legislature approved a plan to raise $54.2 billion over 10 years by significantly boosting fuel taxes and vehicle fees. Two-thirds of the state Senate and Assembly voted to approve the bill known as SB1. Brown and top Democratic lawmakers, who support the plan, were working against a self-imposed deadline of Thursday to win approval of the measure. Senate Bill 1 , the Road Repair & Accountability Act of 2017, would trigger a 20-cent per gallon increase in diesel taxes, a ...

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Toshiba approves Chapter 11 filing for nuclear unit Westinghouse: Nikkei

Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Toshiba acquired Westinghouse in 2006 with much fanfare, making nuclear power an important part of its business strategy. Please Wait while comments are loading. Bids for the unit are due Thursday and Toshiba hopes to complete the sale before the end of March 2018. Westinghouse also said it will continue projects in China, and that its operations in its Asia and Europe, the Middle East and Africa aren't affected by the bankruptcy filing.

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GOP Points Fingers at Each Other as Health Deal Prospects Fade

Despite that impasse, Republican lawmakers and the White House have pledged to keep working on the issue and rumors of a new plan began popping up. A House aide said Pence and other White House officials painted a "dire" political picture of what would happen if Republicans fail to act on health care.

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Trump says progress made in US-China relations during Xi visit

Trump though wasted little time bringing up his gripe with China when it comes to the United States' trade relationship with the Asian power. Many blue-collar workers helped propel him to his unexpected election victory on November 8 and Trump wants to deliver for them.

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First Presbyterian to hold Holy Week and Easter Services

Holy Spirit's Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m.to noon - rain or shine. Easter Sunday , April 16: 11 a.m. The day begins with a brief 6:30 a.m. First United Methodist Church , 610 2nd Ave. Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church , 225 White Oak Ave., Newport, will celebrate its pastor's ninth anniversary on Saturday, April 8 at 3 p.m.

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9 companies pull ads from The O'Reilly Factor

The network did not elaborate. O'Reilly's show may be taking a financial hit after BMW , Mercedes, Hyundai, Ainsworth, Constant Contact , Sanofi , GlaxoSmithKline , Allstate , Esurance , Untuckit , Mitsubishi , T. The 38-year-old and her co-hosts on the ABC show were discussing the harassment allegations surrounding Fox News . He denies the claims have any merit.

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High-roller Billy Walters convicted on insider trading charges

Walters, whose risky bets earned him the title of the "most unsafe sports bettor in Nevada", was convicted of insider trading charges Friday, a federal prosecutor in Manhattan said. The verdict capped a three-week trial. "To say that I was surprised would be the understatement of my life", Walters said as he left the courtroom.

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Shaky start for stocks on Syria strike and weak jobs gains

Defense contractors stocks are climbing and the price of oil is also up. Rising and falling stocks were evenly split on the New York Stock Exchange. Gold prices hit a five-month high. But that didn't last long, and bond prices turned lower late in the day, sending yields higher. At midmorning, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.316 percent from 2.34 percent.

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Oil & Gas UK Supports Gender Pay Gap Legislation

The Government Equalities Office has also launched a new campaign page where employers can access resources, case studies and publish their gender pay gap figures. This misses the point more than slightly, of course - given that there was a national gender pay gap of 18.1% in 2016 (down from 19.6% in 2015), it is reasonable to assume that many employers' pay gap statistics will look very similar.

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Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

Flights to the world's busiest airport have been temporarily halted because of severe storms approaching Atlanta. Delta went the extra mile past year by giving out doughnuts, pizza and drinks to passengers when over 2,000 flights were cancelled due to a power outage.

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NYT Hypothetical Sums Up New Health-Care Offer's Issue

That's when Republicans will defend their congressional majorities, so GOP successes on issues like tax cuts and infrastructure that affect the economy and jobs could overshadow their health care dud. Party leaders now hope to produce a new health care bill, but it remains unclear how that will happen, with deep divides among Republicans and little interest in cooperation from Democrats.

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Norway to build world's first ship tunnel through coast

Solvik-Olsen said a ship tunnel at the peninsula location has been considered for years, but financing has finally been arranged for the engineering project. Passenger ships will be given priority in the tunnel and vessels will be allocated timeslots from a traffic centre to avoid congestions. He added that other types of vessels, including leisure boats, will be granted access through the historic ship tunnel as well.

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Trump welcomes Xi for first summit amidst Syria crisis

Trump said in an interview with the Financial Times published Sunday that China should help with the problem by using the "great influence" it has over Pyongyang, warning that if it doesn't, the USA will solve the problem on its own, and that "won't be good for anyone".

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Smith strikes again with latest Pune punishment

The concern is in the bowling department. Though they have retained their core group, Kings XI bought eight players in the IPL auction including well known names like Morgan, Darren Sammy, Martin Guptill and Varun Aaron. We were here in Pune since Tuesday. "But we'll wait and see how that plays out", he added. The team have the same squad list which they followed on the last season.

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Steve Smith strikes again with latest Pune punishment

I had a few conversations with him in the practice sessions, but I did not enjoy bowling to him since he hit me for a couple of sixes (laughs). Rajat Bhatia finished with figures of 2-14 from three overs, while it was a wicket each for Adam Zampa and Ben Stokes.

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Schumer sees no possible deal over Supreme Court pick

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) and Joe Manchin III (W.Va.), announced they would back him. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill said she remains unsure how to vote. Toomey said that he has no regrets about blocking Garland's nomination and that if voters had disagreed, they could have thrown out the Republican majority in the Senate and elected a Democrat for president.

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Amtrak CEO: Christie vow to withhold funds won't solve issue

FRA, which oversees heavy rail systems, such as Amtrak , dispatched a team of inspectors to Penn Station, shortly after Monday's derailment. "That (derailment) was the result of a mismatch between two pieces of rails", Moorman said. A message left with Amtrak was immediately returned. The rankings in part reflect the heavy use of rail transit in the U.S. Northeast compared with other parts of the United States.


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