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Trump declares end to "war on coal"

And we're going to make it clear that we don't want to forget those people. The president promised a year ago on the campaign trail to "cancel" the 2015 agreement, which former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump to decide by late May whether to stay in Paris climate pact Axelrod: Russia could become "major crisis" for Trump EPA mistakenly criticizes Trump's executive order MORE helped formulate.

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Zuma to blame for SA's junk status: IFP

The EFF together with other six opposition parties including the Democratic Alliance (DA), Congress of the People, Inkatha Freedom Party, and the United Democratic Movement, will march from Church Square in the capital, calling on the president to step down.

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Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held

The suspect in Friday's deadly truck attack in Stockholm posted videos of ISIS atrocities on Facebook and "liked" a picture showing the bloody aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, a Swedish newspaper reported . More than a dozen people were injured. A nationwide manhunt was launched and one person was arrested following the latest use of a vehicle as a weapon in Europe.

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California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road, rail work

Legislative leaders looking to round up votes for raising gas taxes and vehicle registration fees - both unpopular with the electorate - worked around a new state law approved by voters in November that requires the a bill to be made public at least 72 hours before a vote.

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Twitter drops lawsuit after U.S. backs down

The government made nearly 5,000 requests for account information in 2016 , and Twitter cooperated at least partially on 82 percent of those requests. Thank you again America! The accounts claimed to represent the views of government staffers who opposed Trump's policies. It demanded that Twitter "produce for inspection...[a] ll records regarding the [T] witter account @ ALT_USCIS to include, User names, account login, phone numbers, mailing addresses, and I.P.

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On Equal Pay Day, Wyoming Still Lagging Behind

When it comes to solving this issue, there's an initiative in Springfield that was launched today through a partnership with the chamber of commerce hoping to make an impact on wages for women. Women make up 57 percent of the work force. "Equal pay is essential to the goal of gender equality", Sandberg says in a news release about the campaign .

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

Also, the current price highlights a discount of 25.38% to analysts' high consensus price target. (NASDAQ:BBBY), its shares were trading at $39.08 a gain of $1.28, on the trading floor. The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0.5 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.28 Percent. (NASDAQ:AMD) is taking a punch on the analyst front, but Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

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President Assad's office says United States strike 'foolish, irresponsible'

The president approved the strike while in Florida for a two-day summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. MOSCOW/BEIRUT U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base were one step away from clashing with the Russian military, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev charged on Friday, underscoring the risks in U.S.

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Two dead after truck rams pedestrians on Stockholm street

Swedish police say they have identified a person arrested in a northern Stockholm suburb and who resembles the picture and description of a man that police circulated after the truck attack. No groups have claimed responsibility for the attack yet. It's not known whether the suspected driver had been arrested. " 'It's one of our distribution vehicles which runs deliveries".

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'A violation of global law': Syrian MP condemns U.S. missile strike

The Syrian Observatory said the U.S. strike on the base killed eight Syrian military staff, including an army doctor. At the United Nations, Russia's deputy ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, strongly criticized what he called the U.S.

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EU Brexit Negotiator Barnier Says Parallel Talks "Very Risky"

The move was aimed at strengthening the hand of the 48 percent of Britons who voted against Brexit in last year's referendum, but was opposed by the European Union chief negotiator on Brexit, Michel Barnier, parliament officials said. Nigel Farage , one of the chief backers of Brexit, said Britain would not be held hostage by the parliament. Mr Tajani replied: "In this chamber there are 751 members of parliament representing 500 million European citizens - all properly elected".

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Tesla Comes Through With Record Delivery Numbers, Disappointing The Darkside

Tesla said its vehicles-in-transit number was 4,650, lower than the previous quarter's 6,450. Tesla said the delivery count should be viewed as "slightly conservative" as they only count a vehicle as delivered if it has been transferred to the customer and all of the paperwork is complete.

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Donald Trump explained United States position on THAAD to Xi Jinping: South Korea

As the two presidents went into their final lunch there were no specifics though, and in the aftermath of the US missile strike on Syria, all the big questions which bedevil the US China relationship have been kicked down the road for President Trump's visit to China later this year.

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Toshiba approves bankruptcy filing by embattled US Westinghouse nuclear unit

The financial crisis also led to Toshiba delaying until April 11 the presentation of its results for the period October to December 2016, which estimates that its nuclear branch registered a loss of $6.2 billion. Since that news emerged, the company has twice delayed its audited earnings, and its shares have more than halved in value. However no buyer has been found.

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Monday's Severe Weather Threat in Middle Georgia

The state's southwest would be at risk of tornadoes from around 8 a.m. until midday Monday before the storms moved into southeastern Alabama and and parts of western Georgia, Guy said. On Sunday , a Louisiana woman and her young daughter were killed when the same system moved through that state. The area had received heavy rain before he fell in.

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Flint, Michigan to replace 18000 lead-tainted pipes by 2020

The agreement requires the State of MI to provide almost $100 million to the City for replacement of Flint's lead service lines. The state has also set aside a $10 million dollar buffer for "unexpected expenses", putting the amount almost equal to the $100 million set aside by the EPA following former President Obama's legislation in December.

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Xi calls for cooperation with the US

Trump declared his relationship with Xi as "outstanding" at the end of a high-stakes but studiously familiar first meeting between the pair at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida . And the five-year-old played the diplomat yet again on Thursday, when she appeared in the formal dining room at Mar-a-Lago where Trump, Xi, Peng, and First Lady Melania Trump were seated.

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Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to N. Korea

James Stavridis told NBC News , while a senior intelligence official said he did not think "that the deployment of nuclear weapons buys more for us than it costs". Jang Seul-Gi levelled inside the final quarter of an hour following a goalmouth scramble. Both sides pressed for a victor through seven increasingly tense minutes of injury time, and at the final whistle the South's Taeguk Ladies celebrated as if victorious, while the North's players looked distraught.

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How Long was the Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar Match at WrestleMania 33?

The monster who had conquered the Undertaker a year ago, who held the WWE World Heavyweight Championship for 224 days was destroyed. Wyatt told Postmedia Network past year at WrestleMania that he would be the headliner in Orlando . There is also likely to be a surprise entrant or two, given how vague WWE has been by saying "every available woman". Yet another match with far too many participants in the ring.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Climbs 0.62% in Pre-Market

But it was the slowest growth since the fourth quarter of 2014, and below the 12% growth for all of 2016, The Wall Street Journal declared via Dow Jones Newswires. The correct version of this story can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/wal-mart-stores-inc-wmt-stake-raised-by-credit-agricole-s-a-updated/515306.html.

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SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands Recycled Falcon 9 Rocket

A previously used rocket has been successfully launched and retrieved for the first time ever. Plus the Space Shuttle cost $450 million per launch . SpaceX founder Elon Musk called it "an wonderful day" for space and the space industry.

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Why the Market Is Obsessed with Interest Rates

The minutes of the March meeting - in which the bank hiked interest rates - also showed policy board members saw "considerable uncertainty" about the effects Donald Trump's pledged tax-cut and infrastructure spending stimulus would have on the U.S.

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7 interesting tidbits from White House financial disclosures

Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, may be worth up to $741 million, primarily through Kushner Companies real estate developments and investments. Little information was given on several of his assets and only indicated they were worth more than $1 million. According to the White House, he is still in the process of divesting more than US$1 million in income for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.

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San Diegans fight to close the pay gap

The significance of holding it on a Tuesday is to "represent how far into the next work week women must work to earn what men earned the previous week". NBC News took a look at how much women in each state earn compared to men, and how much the state protects equal pay . After strong progress shrinking the pay disparity in the 1980s and 1990s, the improvement has slowed recently.

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California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road work

The governor and legislative leaders ended up giving almost $1 billion to specific transportation projects in the districts of legislators who had been on the fence before voting for Senate Bill 1 . Separately, if SB 1 moves forward, there will also be a vote on a constitutional amendment that would protect transportation funding from being diverted for other purposes (think Al Gore's "lockbox").

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Leggings Welcome On United Airlines Flights

Therefore, the specific dress code bars pass travelers from wearing Lycra and spandex leggings, tattered or rip jeans, flip-flops, and midriff shirts. Model Chrissy Teigen said that she has flown with UA with literally no trousers on. United Airlines' Twitter operators continued to defend the decision throughout the morning despite growing criticism from the public.

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Trump to decide whether to stay Paris climate pact by late May

The Paris Agreement seeks to phase out net greenhouse gas emissions by the second half of the century and limit global warming to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. The pact consists of non-binding greenhouse gas emissions cuts agreed to by almost 200 nations. The plan survived a series of legal challenges to stay in place.

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How Technical Charts Showing Right Now for First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

Institutional investors own 58.02% of the company's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.69, for a total transaction of $286,095.48. Finally, Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in First Solar by 32.8% in the fourth quarter. The company earned $480.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $412.76 million.

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Jordan Spieth Rebounds at Second Round of The Masters

After the approach spun back off the green and into the pond, Spieth dropped from 78 yards but sailed his fifth shot over the back of the same putting surface. Swirling winds that gusted up to 40 miles per hour required players to make adjustments all day, and when he didn't, Spieth paid a steep price. He never explicitly said it, but the look on his face made his feelings apparent: Dude, are we really still talking about this? Spieth eventually recovered to sign for a three-over-par ...

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Spieth fights back into the hunt at Masters

There was water involved again - his third shot, after laying up, spinning back viciously into the black, inky pond at the front of the green. On the Par 5 15th hole, Spieth nailed his approach shot and set up shop for a solid par. Defending Masters champion Danny Willett fell victim to the slopes in the second round when he twice watched his chip roll off the green, resulting in a quadruple-bogey 8 to start his round.

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Trump Says He's Received 'Absolutely Nothing' So Far From China's Xi

While Trump had predicted the summit to be "very hard", Thursday's session was supposed to be an uneventful meet-and-greet followed by a dinner of "thumbelina carrots and NY strip steak washed down with Californian Chardonnay". After enjoying a Caesar Salad, Trump, Xi and two dozen other guests will get to choose between a pan-seared Dover sole or a dry-aged prime NY strip steak.

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President Trump may fire Preibus and Bannon

Photos of Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son in law, wearing a sport coat underneath a bullet-proof vest during his trip to Iraq earlier this week has sent the Twittersphere reeling. Apparently Bannon and Kushner disagree about nearly everything. "Steve thinks Jared is worse than a Democrat, basically", another official close to Bannon said , according to the report .

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Senate begins debate on California tax bill

Brown, who was sacked up when he spoke to reporters after the vote, said he was proud of the Democratic Party for doing something that will help Californians. How would the new money be spent? "My thanks and appreciation go to Governor Brown, the Legislature's leadership for their support of SB 1 , and the lawmakers who voted for the bill".

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Trump's Syria attack lifts oil prices and set markets on edge

The price of oil was trading higher by more than 2 percent Friday morning in reaction to President Donald Trump's ordering of a missile strike against a Syrian airbase believed to have been used to facilitate a chemical attack against civilians.

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Pace of Hiring Tumbles, But Unemployment Rate Hits 10-Year Low

In March, temperatures dropped and a storm lashed the Northeast, and economists said bad weather accounted for the stepdown in hiring. The Fredericksburg region's unemployment rate fell to 4 percent in February, compared to 4.3 percent during the same month in 2016 and 4.2 percent in January.


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