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Tesla beats estimates, ships 25000 vehicles in first quarter

It now has 4,650 cars in transit to customers and they will be counted in the delivery figures for Q2 2017. Final numbers should be available in the next few weeks, and could include additional vehicles of up to 0.5%. Model 3 is expected to be the auto that will enable Tesla to etch for itself a name against the likes of Audi, BMW and Mercedes in India and other budget sensitive markets.

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Leaders scramble for votes on California gas tax

Contractors and construction unions blanketed television, radio and social media with ads promoting the plan, some targeting lawmakers still on the fence. Under the proposal, the government plans to raise $52 billion over 10 years. Both voted for the gas tax bill. Democratic Sen. Steve Glazer of Orinda voted against the bill , saying his constituents were against higher taxes as proposed by a 2-1 margin.

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What Gives President Trump The Power To Strike A Syrian Air Base?

Russian Federation past year joined Iran's military intervention in Syria in favor of Assad, who has lost control of approximately 75 percent of the internationally recognized territory of Syria since the eruption of a civil war in 2011 that has led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.

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April US Jobs Report

Last month's increase in payrolls was led by providers of professional and business services, which added 56,000 jobs. In the past eight months, the province has added more than 100,000 net new jobs, "however, our scoring streak of seven straight games with a goal seven straight months of net growth - when you take part-time and full-time together - has come to an end", he added.

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Pence on Rice's 'unmasking' requests: Americans 'have a right to know'

Does Trump think Rice committed a crime? "It's such an important story for our country and the world. I think it's going to be the biggest story". "For one thing, we still don't know exactly what she did or did not do, and there are legitimate and lawful reasons why United States persons' names would be unmasked", attorney and national security expert Mark Zaid told LawNewz .com.

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USA government withdraws request to unmask Trump critic after Twitter sues

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. She noted that the government's summons to Twitter had boilerplate language but lacked a specific reason for wanting to know the identities. "Compelled disclosure of the identities of Twitter users who have engaged in pseudonymous speech would chill their exercise of the constitutionally ...

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Ravens Re-Sign Lardarius Webb To Three-Year Deal

Webb could end up playing the role of a Swiss Army knife for Baltimore since Jefferson and Weddle are locked in as the starters at safety. Webb appeared in all 16 games for the Ravens last season, converting from cornerback to free safety.

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California leaders push for gas tax votes for road repairs

FILE - In this February 21, 2017, file photo, the shoulder and one lane of westbound Highway 50 are damaged due to storms near Pollock Pines, Calif. Conceding that road conditions are dire, Republicans said overtaxed Californians can't shoulder another increase.

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(NYSE:LB) Releases Smaller-Than-Expected Decline In March Sales

Equities analysts expect that L Brands will post $3.19 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock's 50-day moving average is $50.02 and its 200-day moving average is $63.09. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 74.20% of the company's stock. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was published by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]].

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Making sense of Equal Pay Day

It took until April 4, 2017 for women in the United States to earn as much money as men had earned in 2016, if you start counting both at the beginning of previous year. "We must work to close the gender pay gap!" tweeted Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter. "Raising awareness so that as these young people graduate, they understand that they need to negotiate about salaries, the young women in particular, and get their career off on a footing that keeps them equal with ...

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California governor declares historic drought over _ for now

That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after the conditions crossed the line into drought . We intend to be an active part of the process. Water agencies will self-regulate by establishing new targets within the next four to eight years, the DWR reported .

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Trump believes Susan Rice committed crime, declines to provide evidence

Former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice reportedly requested the unmasking of Trump associates in raw intelligence reports. Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer then attempted to implicate the Government Communications Headquarters, the intelligence service of the United Kingdom.

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Zayo Group Holdings Inc (ZAYO) CEO Sells $5614594.14 in Stock

SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on shares of Zayo Group Holdings in a research note on Monday, December 12th. UBS upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $57 target in Wednesday, January 25 report. Criterion Capital Management LLC now owns 3,056,929 shares of the company's stock valued at $90,821,000 after buying an additional 410,697 shares during the period.

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Greek PM says deal on debt close, otherwise summit needed

For months, the bailout discussions have stalled amid disagreements over what reforms, including to pensions, tax and the labour market that Greece should take in order to get the rescue money due from its most recent worldwide rescue. "Everybody is focused on the overall deal to get the Greek economy back on track", said Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos . The latest review has dragged on since the middle of previous year because of differences over pension and income tax reforms ...

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Gov. Christie to Stop Payments to Amtrak

After four days, it looks like Long Island Rail Road commuters may finally get some relief on Friday from the extensive delays caused by a NJ Transit track derailment at Penn Station on Monday morning. However, Amtrak has not released the tracks for full operation. Gateway, a $23 billion Amtrak plan to build another tunnel, upgrade the station and replace antiquated bridges in the New York City suburbs, lacks a federal funding commitment.

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Back At It: Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Program After Weekend Crash

Uber is finally restarting its self-driving program in Arizona and Pittsburgh. Another auto reportedly failed to yield to the autonomous Uber, and the vehicle was flipped on its side according to Tempe police. The company confirmed yesterday that it had been transporting customers with self-driving cars in the state. Intel has a fleet of self-driving cars that are being tested, although they are not used in autonomous mode on city streets, company spokeswoman Danielle Mann said.

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Few ads run on 'O'Reilly Factor' as boycott takes effect

For the week of March 27, "The Rachel Maddow Show" was the number-one show in the demo among all cable news, averaging 624,000 viewers in the demo. TV ad buyer and DirectAvenue CEO Scott Kowalchek is the first TV ad executive to publicly call on the network to fire O'Reilly; he also urges other TV ad execs to take an ethical stand against unethical conduct by the conservative firebrand.

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Senate OKs California tax, fee hike for roads

Assemblyman Heath Flora (R-Ripon) voted "no" on the bill , citing concerns about SB 1 , such as the fact that the 70 percent gas tax increase is the largest in history as well as the state's significant backlog of basic road repairs. Republicans in the Assembly argued the bill doesn't do enough to guarantee existing revenue is spent responsibly. “I cannot justify asking Californians to dig deeper into their pockets to fix our roads when we can get the job done with what theyve given us ...

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Ghastly images of dying babies prompted Donald Trump to order missile attack

In 2013, Mr Trump said on Twitter: "Stay out of Syria ". The Syrian government has denied being behind the attack and the Russian government warned against apportioning blame until an investigation had been carried out. Many people welcomed the intervention from the United States, including Syrians, on social media, some of whom changed their profile pictures to an image of Mr Trump to show their support.

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Connecticut's US Sen. Blumenthal announces opposition to Gorsuch

Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Richard Blumenthal of CT and Brian Schatz of Hawaii became the latest Democratic senators to announce their opposition to Gorsuch, a 49-year-old federal appeals court judge in Denver whose conservative rulings make him an intellectual heir to the justice he would replace, the late Antonin Scalia.

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Ratings Skyrocket, Sponsors Flee as Trump Endorses Fox News Host O'Reilly

Paul Rittenberg, executive vice president of advertising sales for Fox News, said that the company will move advertisements from these companies to other Fox News shows. O'Reilly nevertheless easily outpaced Maddow in total viewers, drawing in 3.6 million to her 2.6 million for the night. That is a 20 percent boost from the previous Tuesday.

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Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

At this time previous year, more than 90 percent of California fell into at least one of the weekly report's four drought categories. Brown's office will ask California legislators to act on new legislation to implement long-term water conservation measures, part of a framework issued Friday by five state agencies.

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7 civilians killed as USA warplanes strike Syrian town again

Thursday night's strikes - some 60 cruise missiles fired from two ships in the Mediterranean - were the culmination of a rapid, three-day transformation for Trump, who has long opposed deeper USA involvement in Syria's civil war. After dinner Thursday, the president informed Xi that US missiles had just made impact in Syria . Trump had also repeatedly touted his opposition to the US-led wars in the region and vowed never to take a military action against the Syrian government.

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Top 10 Cities for Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

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. Also, owners should remind children about keeping dogs secure. They say be especially careful when opening the door for a postal worker, as many attacks happen when dogs squeeze out and chase the mail carrier.

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Gibraltar sovereignty not up for negotiation, May tells Tusk

But the 27 countries will not formally approve them until a summit on April 29. The orders from MEPs - who wield a powerful veto over the final deal - include the United Kingdom keeping similar competition, trade and social policies in exchange for a trade deal.

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Governor Brown declares California drought to be officially over

The governor signed an executive order Friday that lifted the state of emergency declaration he signed in 2014 , which directed the state to take "all necessary actions" to prepare for drought conditions. Officials said the state succeeded at reducing water usage by 22 percent between June 2015 and January 2017. In practical terms, the lifting of the drought order will have little effect on most Californians.

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One For Arthur adds tartan touch to Grand National

Russell, whose partner and riding great Peter Scudamore never won the race, was overcome with emotion. Rubstic in 1979 was previously the sole victor to hail from north of the border. McClung added: "I thought this morning, it's baking hot so there's no pressure now, he's not going to win on that ground but I have to say he's just shown his class today".

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Sweden says truck attack suspect is Uzbek-born

At least four people were killed and 15 others injured when the beer lorry was hijacked and then driven through a crowd on Friday. Swedish police are increasingly confident they have caught the man responsible for a truck attack in the capital Stockholm on Friday, but would not rule out the possibility that other people had been involved.

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Spieth lurks as Garcia, Rose lead Masters

A month later he finished second in the US PGA Championship at the age of 19, but has since recorded a further 21 top-10 finishes without claiming a maiden major title. A bogey on the fourth was the first blemish to the scorecard. Hoffman had a chance to keep his distance until he ran off five bogeys in a six-hole stretch, including a three-putt from 4 feet at the par-5 eighth.

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USA jobs report: A tale of 2 surveys, at a glance

Employment increased in professional and business services with a gain of 56,000. Mining added 11,000 jobs in March, with most of the gain occurring in support activities for mining (+9,000). The report said the unemployment rate, a statistic known as the U-3, was 4.5 percent, down from 4.7 percent in February. The government also revised down the job growth for January and February by a combined 38,000.

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United Airlines to its passengers: "Your leggings are welcome!"

United Airlines was the target of major online criticism yesterday after barring two girls from a U.S. domestic flight for wearing leggings in an apparent breach of their clothing policy. Some said they will no longer fly with the airline. - Jacki Antonovich (@jackiantonovich) March 26, 2017 @united Leggings are business attire for 10 year olds.

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Trump Repealed Federal Online Privacy Rules

Providers would have been allowed share and sell non-sensitive information - such as names, IP address and anything else not on the sensitive list - under the privacy rules, but customers would have been allowed to opt-out. "Because of the current legal landscape, the FTC can't police ISPs either, leaving customers without a federal agency that can clearly protect them in this space".

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Could we see one of racing's greatest comebacks in Saturday's Grand National?

Speaking to ITV Racing following the win, she said: "I am so delighted, what a day". Another wounded warrior is Katie Walsh who will be in the saddle on Wonderful Charm as she bids to become the first female jockey to win the event. I fancied him strongly in the Ryanair Chase, but he just didn't seem to have the gears to stay in contention. The former looks just the type to go well from the front around here and has a great pilot in Derek O'Connor.

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U.S. transportation sector adds another 3500 jobs in March

Overall job growth for the month was the lowest since last May. "The big storm hit during the sample week of the employment report and apparently delayed new hiring". Average hourly earnings continued a recent rise for employees on private nonfarm payrolls, increasing by 5 cents to $26.14. The household survey produces each month's unemployment rate.

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Only 98000 new jobs added in March

The pace of job growth was sharply down from an average of almost 218,000 in the first two months of the year. The teenage jobless rate fell to 13.7 percent, the lowest level since May 2001. The January and February numbers were revised lower by a combined 38,000 jobs. Aberdeen Asset Management investment strategist Luke Bartholomew said the decline in job creation was another sign of a "pretty tight" labour market.


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