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North Korea conducts failed missile test: US, MND

South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the missile may have exploded as it was launched, before reaching an altitude at which it could be detected by South Korean radar. The North insists it will continue developing its nuclear arsenal in response to what it perceives as a threat from the usa, which has almost 30,000 troops stationed in South Korea.

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Here's what key players are saying about the Flint water settlement

The state has also agreed to set aside an additional US$10 million for unexpected extra expenses. The Detroit Free Press reports that, "the agreement calls for replacement of 6,000 lines by January 1, 2018, and at least 6,000 more lines each of the two following years, with all lines covered by the agreement replaced by January 1, 2020".

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US Jobs Report: Oil, Gas Employment Increases in March

That's also just below the average gains of 187,000 jobs a month past year. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released April 7 show another monthly increase in the number of mining jobs, which includes oil and gas extraction. The US central bank lifted its overnight interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point in March and has forecast two more hikes this year. "If today's decline in the unemployment rate doesn't reverse itself they may be compelled not only to hike but also ...

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Eurozone ministers push for Greece bailout deal

The decision also has an impact on the sustainability of the Greek debt, with the International Monetary Fund insisting that it can not stay in the bailout programme if the debt is unsustainable. Under the terms of the agreement, Greece has got to keep a 3.5 percent of GDP budget surplus before debt servicing costs over several years starting in 2018, according to Reuters.

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How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines

However author Dana Schwartz later Tweeted that one of the passengers was a 10-year-old girl, writing: "Good luck to @united explaining why she looked too sexual". It said that the passengers had booked to fly through the company's special pass for employees and guests and were subject to a distinct policy. However, regular paying passengers are not subject to the same dress code and can wear yoga trousers or leggings.

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Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese GP

Only 14 cars set a time before the day's running was abandoned but neither Hamilton nor Vettel were among them, with both limiting their time out on track to nothing more than a pair of installation laps each. "This is a lot better than in the last race but obviously with the limited running we had yesterday it was not easy to really get it 100 per cent right".

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Construction lagging behind on gender pay gap

African American women on average earn only 63 cents and Latina women on average earn only 54 cents for every dollar earned by white, non-Hispanic men. The gender pay gap within the construction industry is up to 5 percentage points higher than the United Kingdom average, the government has announced.

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Syrians are changing their profile pictures to Donald Trump

There are 25 air bases in Syria , including 20 under government control. In the hours following the devastating chemical attack, many people changed their profile pictures on Facebook and Twitter to yellow - to represent toxic gas. According to a Pentagon statement , the assault was in response to the alleged Syrian government's chemical weapons attack on Tuesday in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun.

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Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Now Covered by Stifel Nicolaus

News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Oasis Petroleum Inc . Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 44,100 shares in the company, valued at $619,605. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website .

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Trump moves to revive coal industry

The "war on coal " may be over, as Vice President Mike Pence declared this past week, but it would be a costly mistake for Indiana's elected leaders to ignore the nation's ongoing move toward cleaner, more sustainable energy sources. Many states will continue to push for tighter standards. And in 2014, the high court upheld that so-called endangerment finding. Instead of keeping fossil fuels in the ground, Trump is lifting the moratorium on coal mining and increasing fracking on public ...

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China Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton under pressure, record-breaking Raikkonen

Sunday's race will see Vettel going all out to cement Ferrari's credentials as genuine title contenders with a second successive win, after his triumph in the season-opening race in Australia. "Today was a real challenge I think for all of us, in the sense that we had to compile a lot of yesterday's testing into this morning and hope we've hit the nail on the head with the balance of the auto".

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Fox News' Bill O'Reilly scandal over sex harrassment payouts deepens

Earlier this week, current Fox contributor Julie Roginsky filed another lawsuit against Ailes , Fox News and Bill Shine, the network's co-president, asserting that she faced retaliation for rebuffing Ailes's sexual advances and for refusing to disparage Carlson.

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Oil prices jump after U.S. launches missile strike in Syria

Geopolitical tensions tend to push oil prices higher, but analysts said the missile strike would only have a lasting impact on the oil market if the United States pursued broader intervention in Syria and the region. Total volume traded was about 217% higher than the 100-day average. The April crude oil contract on the MCX was up 0.09 per cent at 3,355 rupees a barrel, while the May-delivery contract on NYMEX was up 0.7 per cent at Dollars 52.04 a barrel.

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Greece asks for eurozone summit if debt talks fail

As talks continue in Brussels among Greece and its creditors ahead of a regular meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Friday, Moscovici said that reaching a deal required "difficult political choices". Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijssebloem played up the positive side of Friday's deal: that bailout monitors can return to Athens . The deal, which encompasses pension cuts, a widening of the tax base, and other reforms has been months in the making and was closed during intensive talks ...

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United Airlines tells customers leggings are welcome

Patricia Arquette slammed the airline's policy through multiple Twitter dispatches, warning that United had "made at least half (of its) customers very unhappy". "@PattyArquette @Shananigans @united @shannonrwatts See". Actor William Shatner posted a picture of himself as younger man, bare chested and in red tights.

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California drought officially ends after five years

The new order means different things to 36 million Californians, many who have been saving on average more than 20 percent since 2013, and the 410 urban water agencies under restrictive conservation targets and, as of a year ago, stress-test reporting.

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Atlanta Falcons give CB Desmond Trufant five-year extension

Huffington Post reporter Jordan Schultz , who was first to report the deal, says the contract is worth $69 million, including nearly $42m in guaranteed money. The Redskins gave Josh Norman a five-year, $75 million deal with $50 million in guarantees last offseason. The former University of Washington standout was an integral part of a secondary that finished 19th in pass defense , according to Football Outsiders' metrics.

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This Story About a Racist Airbnb Host Will Make Your Blood Boil

Dyne Suh was going to spend President's Day Weekend at Big Bear Lake with her boyfriend and two friends, but her weekend plans came crashing down around her ears when the Airbnb host abruptly refused to let her stay at the lodging. "What they see is that I'm Asian". According to the screenshots, the now-banned host said: 'If you think four people and two dogs ate [sic] getting a room fir [sic] $50 a night on Big Bear mountain during the busiest weekend of the year ...

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White House sharply divided by rivalry between Bannon and Kushner

In addition to House and Senate intelligence committees' probes, the FBI is conducting a counterintelligence investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and whether there was coordination with Trump associates. "And I think profound changes will be coming". Nearing its first 100 days, Trump's presidency has been filled with personnel woes and limited policy wins.

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California governor declares end to drought emergency

Jerry Brown lifted the drought emergency in California Friday, along with most statewide water restrictions, following one of the wettest winter in years. The plan, Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life , Implementing Executive Order B-37-16, was prepared by the Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resources Control Board , the Public Utilities Commission, Department of Food and Agriculture and the Energy Commission.

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Krispy Kreme owners buy Panera Bread for $7.5B

Panera shares had risen about 4.6 percent from March 31 through Tuesday's close of $274.00. Investors were encouraged Wednesday by a report that private employers stepped up hiring in the US last month. Ronald Shaich, Panera's founder and CEO, and entities affiliated holding about 15.5 per cent of the company's shares, have agreed to vote in favor of the transaction.

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Oil prices hit high after USA missile strike in Syria

Moreover, cautious trading was reported in Asian, European, and USA stock markets as result of the United States airstrikes. S&P 500 futures were flat. "As we've seen in the past, oil prices hate turmoil", GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan said in a news release. The strength in crude oil lifted shares on major oil and gas producers in European with BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Total all up about 0.5 percent.

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Considerable uncertainty over Trump fiscal stimulus plans: Fed

Members of the committee said this reduction should be made by stopping reinvestment of bonds that mature, rather than outright selling, and "judged that a change to the committee's reinvestment policy would likely to be appropriate later this year".

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Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

The two leaders also agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons program" and agreed to work together to resolve the issue "peacefully", Tillerson said . Trump and Xi were in agreement. China is the sole political ally to North Korea, its northeastern neighbor. But China also has grown tired of the militaristic aspirations of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has yet to visit Beijing during his six-year rule.

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Oil Prices Rise over Libyan Output Disruption

Algeria is determined to be "exemplary" in the implementation of the agreement and Bouterfa renewed his government's commitment to reduce daily output by 50,000 barrels. "Any decisions taken unanimously by members of OPEC ..." The deal will be maintained if oil stockpiles are still above their five-year average, he said, shifting from his previous position that six months of cuts would be enough.

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John Cena's most dramatic moment in the wrestling ring

Cena would tell a story from moments prior to Nikki Bella's career threatening neck surgery previous year in which he would ask her one question. Cena was previously married to Elizabeth Huberdeau , and divorced her in 2012. Their feud borrowed real life elements from Cena and Bella's time on reality TV shows " Total Divas " and " Total Bellas ".

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United States unemployment rate dropped to 4.5% in March

People waited in line for more than an hour just to drop off their resume for work on Site C at the job fair in Fort St. John in March of 2016. The U.S. Most Americans focus more on the unemployment rate, which comes from the household survey. Consumers actually slowed their spending in January and February, when adjusted for inflation.

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Greece agrees deal on economic reforms ahead of July repayment

Heading into the meeting, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble took the chance to swipe at the fund. "The Greek people have suffered a lot and need to see the light at the end of this long tunnel of austerity", he said. In a proposed compromise discussed on Tuesday, Greece would reduce its pension outlays by 1% of gross domestic product in 2019 and lower its tax-free threshold in 2020 by a similar amount, according to three European Union officials with knowledge of the talks.

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Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

It asks mostly large companies, nonprofits and government agencies how many people they employed during the month. Amazon, which is gradually eating away at the entire retail industry, announced Thursday that it plans to add 30,000 new jobs over the next year, including 5,000 work-from-home customer service positions and 25,000 warehouse staffers.

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Smiths Group plc 8.3% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

They now have a sell rating on the stock. See Westell Technologies Inc. The company has market cap of 282.94 million GBP. The Company is an independent oil and gas, exploration and production company. Informa Plc ( LON:INF ) traded up 1.57% during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 645.50. Among 7 analysts covering GB Group PLC ( LON:GBG ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold.

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Delta trolls United on leggings

Ticketed passengers are not subject to the same dress code and can wear leggings, Guerin told AP. Watts tweeted that the girls were forced to change clothes before they boarded a flight to Minneapolis. "I think that if you're flying on a friends and family pass and you know they have certain rules that you should abide by those rules", said traveler Sharon Adams.

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North and South Korea women face off in football match

Last month, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged in Tokyo, "I think it's important to recognize that the diplomatic and other efforts of the past 20 years to bring North Korea to a point of denuclearization have failed". can not simply shirk its role as a stabilizing power on the world stage. From previous year, North Korea took the rare step of publicising images of its missile equipment tests, convincing analysts that Pyongyang's banned programme was further along toward ...

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Thousands turn out for "Equal Pay Day"

Women in South Dakota make on average 78% of what their male counter parts do, but according to the United States Census Bureau, not all industries are equal. This Equal Pay Day , Sandberg has proposed that companies be transparent about their pay scales and other performance metrics for men and women. The NCPE originated Equal Pay Day in 1996 as a public awareness campaign.

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Weather dampens US job growth; unemployment rate dives to 4.5 percent

Job gains in January and February had averaged a robust 218,000, fueled partly by strong hiring in construction, which occurred because of unseasonably warm winter weather. Though up slightly from 4.6 percent in February, the rate remains on par with last year's record-low average unemployment rate for the youngest generation of veterans.

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Future Of Internet Privacy In Trump's Hands

The same rule, also permitted providers the power to protect customers from being vulnerable to hackers. The resolution got no support from democrats. Proponents say current regulations stifle innovation, forcing providers to abide by strict guidelines. WASHINGTON -US lawmakers have voted to roll back rules that could prevent internet service provider (ISP) companies from selling users' data to third parties without their consent.


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