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Liverpool announce post-season friendly against Sydney on May 14

The post-season friendly at ANZ Stadium on May 24 will take place a week before the Reds' 125th anniversary on June 3. The Reds are estimated to have a worldwide fan-base of 600 million and many are expected to travel from across Australia, Asia and the globe for the game.

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AT&T Augments MmWave Spectrum With Straight Path Acquisition

AT&T said it would acquire Straight Path Communications in a $1.6bn all-share deal. The purchase value, which included Straight Path's debt and amounts payable to the FCC under its 2017 consent decree, amounted to $95.63 per share in AT&T stock.

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Employers in US add just 98000 jobs

But there were also 23,000 people who dropped out of the labor force altogether and stopped looking for work. "The participation rate being steady is encouraging there". Most Americans focus more on the unemployment rate , which comes from the household survey. In addition, the United States Department of Labor also revised its job creation estimates, the combine total falling 38,000.

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Burr leads Senate's bipartisan Russian Federation inquiry

The senators' comments came the same day an attorney for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn said the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general has not been interviewed by the Senate intelligence committee. Warner claimed that Russian Federation is engaged in "information warfare". And he says the Russians continue to interfere in US politics, specifically targeting House Speaker Paul Ryan of late.

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Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

A US -backed Kurdish-Arab alliance, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), is preparing to launch an attack on Raqqa, the last major IS stronghold in Syria, and is in the process of encircling the city. It comes amid reports Russia, Iran and its allies said the U.S. had crossed a "red line" and warned they "will respond to any aggression" in the future.

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US Syria Strike Sent Strong Message to North Korea

For years the U.S. has pressed China to rein in the North - specifically, its nuclear weapons and long-range missile programs, which Pyongyang says it is pursuing with the aim of being able to strike the United States . He says Trump has the authority to launch additional strikes against Syria. "We have engaged in deeper understanding, and have built a trust", he said.

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TL giants Knight, Swift to merge together

Swift and Knight were not immediately available for comment outside regular business hours. Swift shareholders would own 54 percent of the new entity and Knight shareholders the rest after the deal closes. The board of directors of Knight-Swift will comprise all Knight directors and four current Swift directors. Stifel also observed that "Swift appears to have struggled with the retirement of its founder and spiritual leader, Jerry Moyes".

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Le Pen says France not responsible for WWII roundup of Jews

Staff were forced to evacuate the room and Le Pen eventually had to hold her rally in a different location in Ajaccio, the Corsican capital. "I think France is not responsible for the Vel d'Hiv", Le Pen said Sunday during an interview on RTL radio.

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U.S. military confirms N. Korea fired missile into Sea of Japan

A U.S. statement said initial assessments indicate the type of missile was a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile. The launch - a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile - will fuel global concerns about the hermit state's weapons program.

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N Korea to deliver 'ruthless blow' if provoked by US: envoy

Abe and Trump also confirmed that North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile is "a unsafe provocative act and a grave threat to the security of Japan". Read: Where Will North Korea Attack First? Twenty-two million hungry North Koreans attempting to rush into South Korea or China and a leaderless North Korean military having access to the large stockpiles of chemical weapons located across the land would indeed be a source of major concern.

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Man pulled off of United plane in Chicago set for Louisville

The footage was uploaded onto Twitter by Jayse Anspach, from Kentucky, who later deleted it and several tweets criticizing the airline. But after passengers were seated on the plane, they were told another four people needed to give up their seats for four United employees flying stand-by.

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Tillerson, Russia's foreign minister discuss Syria strike

Palm Beach: President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping wrapped up their first summit by announcing a 100-day plan to improve strained trade ties, the only tangible announcement after their meetings that were overshadowed by the United States military strikes in Syria.

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HSBC reiterated Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (LON:HIK) as 'Reduce' With 1800 PT

Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Weir Group PLC from GBX 1,976 ($24.67) to GBX 2,220 ($27.71) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, February 3rd. Aldermore Group PLC ( LON:ALD ) opened at 231.80 on Tuesday. Melrose PLC has 52 week low of 64.43GBX and a 52 week high of 250.50GBX and has a market capitalization of 0 GBX.

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California Lawmakers OK Tax, Fee Hike For Road Repairs

The scrounging for votes was complicated by the sudden absence of Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, a Democrat , who was hospitalized late afternoon. " For over two years, I have fought for real solutions to California's transportation problems ", Cannella said in a statement. "I feel their presence very strongly here today".

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India, Australia sign 6 pacts

After his meeting with PM Modi, he said his country would work closely with India to make the ties between two countries stronger. India and Australia on Monday signed six MoUs in different fields including combating terrorism, civil aviation security, sports, health and medicine and satellite navigation.

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Britain begins Brexit as first divisions emerge

With a potential row now building up over Britain's so-called "exit bill", estimated to be as much as 60 billion euros ($64 billion, £52 billion), Gabriel also reminded Britain that it is obliged to meet its financial commitments to the EU.

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Delta cancelled nearly 3000 flights in the past week

Continuing turmoil at Delta Air Lines stemming from midweek storms in the American Southeast were still disrupting travelers on Saturday as far away as the Twin Cities, airport officials said . Severe thunderstorms in the Atlanta area on Wednesday began the chain of events that led to over 3200 Delta flights being canceled since then. The wild weather may be over but hundreds of passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport remain stranded after another round of cancellations on Saturday.

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Denver ranks among nation's worst cities for dog attacks on mail carriers

If the dog is seen roaming the neighborhood, the owner's neighbors also may be asked to pick up their mail at the area's post office. The Postal Service released its annual figures as part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week , which begins Sunday.

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Locally made Tomahawks slam into Syrian air base

President Donald Trump's decision of using the Tomahawk missiles in its attack in Syria on Thursday night is apparently not surprising as this cruise missile has been the backbone of the USA warfare for more than 20 years, reports said. The U.S. intelligence community assesses that aircraft from Shayrat conducted the chemical weapons attack on April 4 . You can watch the president's full statement below .

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May lobbies for Saudi Aramco listing

May spoke to BBC on her visit to Saudia Arabia. Fighting between government forces - backed by a Saudi-led coalition of Gulf States - and Houthi rebels in Yemen has left the country on the brink of starvation with thousands dead. This has brought the British government under fire for its controversial arms deals with Riyadh, particularly in light of the Saudi-led coalition's ongoing war in Yemen.

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Trump discusses Syria, North Korea with Japanese prime minister

He said: "We have 20 years of diplomacy and sanctions under our belt that has failed to stop the North Korean program". "Some forces are loud-mouthed that the recent USA military attack on Syria is an action of warning us but we are not frightened by it", the official continued.

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Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals

The UK prime minister, speaking in Jordan, said her country's ties to Saudi Arabia are "very important" for security and economic reasons. "The important thing for the United Kingdom when we meet people and we want to raise issues of human rights - and that may be in a number of countries around the world - is if we have the relationship with them, then we are able to do that", May said.

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India's Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Tencent, eBay, Microsoft

EBay was one of the global tech companies that invested in Flipkart this round, and is said to have bet $500 million on the company. With this round of funding , the Flipkart valuation has reached $11.6 billion and IT major Microsoft joins Flipkart as a strategic investor.

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South Korea: China's nuclear envoy to discuss cooperation with S.Korea

Sen. Edward Markey is calling on President Donald Trump to engage in direct negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as part of a proposed joint effort with China to reduce North Korea's nuclear threat. North Korea considers Syria an ally. The administration's latest act also sends a message to China, the president of which is presently in Mar-a-Lago for negotiations with Trump on a wide range of issues, with North Korea near the top of the list.

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North Korea to deliver 'ruthless blow' if provoked by United States, says envoy

Robinson told the Senate Armed Services Committee, "I'm confident, should he do that". The sanctions announced Thursday are the second round imposed on North Korea by the European Union since late February when Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un, was assassinated in Kuala Lumpur.

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Toshiba nuclear company files for bankruptcy

Toshiba has opened the door to selling its majority stake in NuGen, which is developing the huge Moorside nuclear power plant scheme near Sellafield. Toshiba said through a prepared statement it was guaranteeing as much as $200 million of Westinghouse's financing and added that the unit would be taken out of its consolidated books at the end of March.

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Lok Sabha adjourned thrice over BJP leader's remarks on South Indians

The debate continued after the session resumed. As a heated exchange between the members of BJP and opposition parties started, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is a secular country and there can't be any discrimination on caste, creed, race basis.

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Alleged Russian hacker arrested in Spain at USA request

The man was picked up at Barcelona airport on Friday "by officers of the police technological investigation unit following an global complaint" a Spanish police spokesman told AFP adding that he had later been transferred to Madrid . According to Maria Levashova, the IT expert is now waiting for Spanish authorities to decide whether or not to extradite him to the U.S. The Federal Bureau of Investigations is now examining the links between Russian Federation and Trump.

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United Kingdom firms to publish pay data in bid to eliminate gender gap

It exists to symbolize the gender wage gap and bring awareness to the fact that women are still getting paid less than men, in twenty-freaking-seventeen. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has a slightly more optimistic figure, with women earning 83 cents for every dollar a man earns-which translates into $3.27 less per hour based on the median hourly wage.

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OPEC to Look at Extending Oil Production Cuts

Kuwaiti Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq is hoping that a decision would come by the end of April. So how long can the oil producers maintain the reduced output? "We think both Russian Federation and Iraq will eventually be in the roll over camp because their leaders will determine that their domestic interests will be better served by staying the course", she said .

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Three people killed, several injured during protests in India's Kashmir

The situation was worse in Budgam, where protests led to violence in some areas. In the 1989 Lok Sabha polls, when the insurgency in Kashmir had just begun, polling of 5% was recorded as militants had threatened to kill anyone exercising their franchise.

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Oil tops $50 as Kuwait says OPEC in talks for meeting consensus

West Texas Intermediate oil slipped below $50 U.S. a barrel several times during North American trading. Stephen Brennock, an analyst with the broker PVM, said in a daily newsletter that movement in oil prices depends on the time line because some USA oil producers can now turn a profit even if oil prices dip into the $30 range.

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Dacoits target Patna-Rajdhani Express near Buxar in Bihar

A dozen men barged into three coaches of the train near the Buxar railway station, about 125 km from here, and threatened to shoot the passengers if they tried to resist the robbery, the passengers told the police. Six railway protection force (RPF) personnel who were assigned to escort the train were suspended for dereliction of duty after agitated passengers raised a hue and cry when the train reached Patna Junction at 7am.

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$97 Million Water Settlement Called Big Victory for Flint

According to a settlement filed Monday, Michigan will pay nearly $100 million to replace 18,000 lead or galvanized steel water lines, the pipes that connect household plumbing to the main pipe underneath the street. "It gets the lead pipes out of the ground, it assures tap water testing, and ensures residents have filters to effectively remove lead", said Dimple Chaudhary, senior attorney natural resources Defense Council.

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California governor: Drought over, conservation must go on

At this time previous year, more than 90 percent of California fell into at least one of the weekly report's four drought categories. Desert Water Agency will continue to enforce these restrictions by encouraging customers to participate in the agency's rebate programs and issuing penalties when needed.


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