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Xi, Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, manage differences

Tillerson also said that Trump accepted Xi's offer to make a state visit to China in the future. "While I have no doubt that any administration faced with an extremist threat from North Korea to launch a missile with a nuclear warhead on it toward the United States would act decisively to stop that, I think it's much less likely that any administration including this one would try to use force pre-emptively to destroy North Korea's nuclear or missile programs", Blinken said.

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Uber suspends self-driving fleet after crash in Arizona

The accident occurred Friday in Tempe while the Volvo SUV was carrying two engineers in the front and no backseat passengers, although no-one was seriously injured in the crash. This was not the first accident involving a self-driving vehicle. "We are resuming our development operations in San Francisco this morning", an Uber spokeswoman wrote in an emailed statement early Monday.

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EU and Greece seek bailout deal by Friday

Tsipras said that Greece achieved a primary budget surplus - before debt payments - of more than 3 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) previous year versus a bailout target of 0.5 percent of GDP. A delegation of Greek ministers is now in Brussels for talks with representatives of the global creditors in an attempt to bridge differences over the fresh round of labor reforms, pensions and tax cuts demanded by Greece's creditors.

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Ag experts say lack of water storage keeping Valley in drought

Some restricted activities, like blatantly wasteful irrigation (runoff), watering during and 48 hours after rain and washing down sidewalks and hardscapes will be permanently prohibited by the State and by DWA pursuant to the agency's conservation ordinance, district officials said in a release.

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Deliveries of Tesla cars up 69 percent in 1st quarter

Tesla expects to begin Model 3 production this summer, with a full ramp up before the end of the year. Tesla claims it delivered 25,418 cars in the first quarter of this year, which equates to a 69 percent increase over Q1 2016. Musk is banking on full-scale production of the Model 3, which will sell in higher volumes than the Model S or Model X thanks to a $35,000 base price.

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United States trade deficit drops sharply to $43.6 billion in February

Despite the negative rhetoric about China by candidates during the 2016 presidential campaign, ratings of China have become more positive among both Republicans and Democrats, according to the survey. "The share of the public that sees the amount of USA debt held by Beijing, the loss of jobs to China and the trade deficit with China as very serious problems has dropped significantly in recent years", the Pew survey says.

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Monetary Policy Committee meets, RBI likely to hold rates

Patel added that the RBI's forecast for inflation stood at 4.5% for the first half of the 2017-'18 financial year and at 5% for second half of the year. Naresh TakkarMD & Group CEO, ICRA Ltd The status quo for the policy rate was along expected lines, with the stance having been changed to neutral on February 2017, and the Monetary Policy Committee's (MPC's) focus on bringing inflation to 4% in a durable manner.

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Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement on Equal Pay Day , which symbolizes when, more than three months into the year, women's wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year. Why? The program has trained more than 3,000 working women since then, according to the mayor's office, and hopes to train 8,500 by December 2017 and 85,000 women by 2020.

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SA downgraded to junk status by second ratings firm

It said the decision reflects Fitch's view that recent political events, including a major cabinet reshuffle, will weaken standards of governance and public finances. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach to shake hands at Mar-a-Lago, Friday, April 7, 2017 , in Palm Beach, Fla. Two groups of protesters also scuffled outside the Gupta family mansion in Saxonwold, in Johannesburg's wealthy Sandton business district and the Police presence was beefed up outside the ...

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Here's how much United States missile attack in Syria cost

The U.S. said it launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight from two U.S. Navy warships in the eastern Mediterranean in response to what it claims was a chemical weapon attack that killed more than 100 people earlier this week.

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Eurogroup chief is "positive" on breakthrough in Greek talks

Dijsselbloem said the Greek government was now prepared to reduce pensions in 2019 and lower tax breaks in 2020 in return for a bailout payment despite widespread public opposition. "Such an agreement on policies will have to be followed by discussions with euro area countries to ensure satisfactory assurances on a credible strategy to restore debt sustainability, before a program is presented to the IMF Executive Board", he said.

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Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills 1

According to the statement, Russian President Vladimir Putin regards the strikes as an attempt to distract from the 150 civilians killed by the U.S. CHINA Beijing's foreign ministry said it is urgent to prevent a further deterioration in the situation in Syria and called on all relevant parties to stick to political settlements.

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Indianapolis ranks ninth for dog attacks on mail carriers

Postal Service on Thursday. Los Angeles topped the 2016 list with 80 attacks on postal workers, followed by Houston with 62 and Cleveland with 60. The surge in attacks on postal workers may have contributed to rising homeowner's insurance claims on dog bites and other dog-related injuries, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

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Jerry Brown declares California drought over

However, Californians are a tough lot, and proved their mettle, sacrificing green lawns and leaving their cars unwashed as water conservation became a way of life. This "state-of-emergency" started five long years ago, at a time when almost the whole of the state experienced historically-low rainfall. "The governor does not want to lift his control over our ground water and that's what it's about", said Cunha.

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Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy

Last month, Toshiba had said it was expecting a loss of $4.3 billion for April-December of previous year, including a $6.2 billion hit from its nuclear business. nuclear unit's debts. As part of Toshiba , Westinghouse is to build the reactors for the new plant. One investor pointed out the firm described both the chip and nuclear businesses as core units of Toshiba just previous year.

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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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