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House Votes to Strip Privacy Protections from Broadband Users

However, according to critics, the rule would have adversely impacted innovation. The Senate already voted in favor of the repeal. The vote "marks an important step toward restoring consumer privacy protections that apply consistently to all internet companies", the trade group said in a statement .

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Crude oil futures slide for second session

OPEC ministers are scheduled to gather in Vienna on May 25 to discuss whether to roll over for another six months the 1.2 million barrels a day in production cuts it implemented in January. But oil at above Dollars 50 a barrel has, in turn, attracted higher-cost producers in the United States back to the market, and frantic American drilling will push non-OPEC supply to surprisingly high levels throughout the year, the IEA predicted.

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Noticeable Price Move: Lululemon Athletica Inc.'s (LULU)

DA Davidson restated a neutral rating and set a $58.00 price objective (down from $75.00) on shares of Lululemon Athletica inc .in a report on Sunday, April 2nd. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Instinet. While its guidance for Q1 was certainly disappointing for investors who had enjoyed Lululemon's momentum in recent months, the stock could be on sale for investors looking to add shares now.

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US, Canada and Mexico support combined 2026 World Cup hosting play

Soccer Federation head Sunil Gulati told reporters in NY. The proposal would be for the United States to host 60 matches, with 10 games each in Canada and Mexico . The Women's World Cup has twice been hosted by the United States , in 1999 and 2003, and once by Canada in 2015. "It's FIFA's decision. Every men's World Cup has been played on grass".

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Democrats Block Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Three Democratic senators up for re-election in 2018 in states won by Trump past year - Indiana's Joe Donnelly, West Virginia's Joe Manchin and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp - voted for Gorsuch. Trump's nomination has become a referendum on the new administration. Republicans exulted in the victory. "This is a person of extraordinary credentials who will bring honor to the Supreme Court for many, many years to come.

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Dustin Johnson headed back to PGA Tour at Wells Fargo

Open in two months in Wisconsin. Johnson warmed up last Thursday on the Augusta National practice range and came out to the putting green near the first tee. Per Harig, Winkle said Johnson is "seriously contemplating" playing the Wells Fargo Championship, which starts May 4, and will definitely take part in The Players Championship the following week.

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The Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for General Electric Company (GE)

William Blair set a $35.00 price target on General Electric Company and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) pays an annual dividend of $0.96 with a yield of 3.20% and an average dividend growth of 6.60% based on a 3 Year Average.

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F1: Lewis Hamilton takes China GP

Verstappen took P2 from Ricciardo on lap 11 but the fight was not over as the last 5 laps saw the latter trying to regain track position in a bid for the podium finish. Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has suggested the bosses of his Formula One team sit down with Kimi Raikkonen to discuss his form after a disappointing Chinese Grand Prix .

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Malala becomes honorary Canadian, notes Trudeau's tattoos

In Yousafzai's address to Parliament, she praised Canada for advancing women's rights and opening its doors to refugees. "We should not ask children who flee their homes to also give up their dreams", she said. "If Canada leads, I know the world will follow, she said". He did not share the faith of one and a half billion Muslims, living in peace around the world.

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Daughter of man dragged off flight to speak

That's the law", Demetrio said. Circle April 30th and we'll see what United has in store as far as making us want to not avoid them like an ex in the grocery store. The videos show three security officers speaking to Dao. Passengers said he hit his head on an armrest. Paul Callan, a civil and criminal trial lawyer in NY, said Dao has at least two potential claims against the airline: a personal injury claim for assault and battery, which could also target the police; and a contract claim.

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South Africans face uncertain future as Zuma "reshuffles" Gordham

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - South Africa's new finance minister said Saturday he is aware of the "climate of sharp disagreement and mutual suspicion" as his predecessor's firing deepens a split in the country's ruling party, and he promised to "radically transform" the economy to reach out to people long marginalized.

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Global Trade To Rebound In 2017 Amid Deep Uncertainty — WTO

In 2018, global trade is forecast to grow by between 2.1 per cent and 4 per cent in WTO's latest analysis. The rebound in trade comes with significant downside risks driven by persisting policy uncertainty, protectionist measures and rising inflation possibly leading to higher interest rates, according to the report .

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North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock's current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. NADL has a 1-year high price of $ 8.08 and 1-year low price of $0.65. North Atlantic Drilling Limited (NADL ) belongs to the "Basic Materials" sector with an industry focus on "Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration", with Mr.

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Tractor Supply Company's (TSCO) loss of -8.32%

Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tractor Supply Company from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday. Tractor Supply had 34 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.49%. Blackrock Advsr has invested 0.01% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO ).

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Tesla's Musk Tells Disgruntled Shareholders: Buy Ford

Also, CEO Elon Musk acquired 95,420 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 17th. The stock recently closed its previous session at $296.84 by showing a percentage change of -3.85% from its previous day closing price of $308.71.

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I told China that North Korea is a 'menace'

Looking at the country's history, paranoia over a potential United States attack is understandable. "North Korea is now just about the world's most isolated country, it is already totally blocked-off", the paper said. North Korean monitoring service 38 North said Wednesday the country's Punggye-ri nuclear site is "primed and ready" for a sixth nuclear test. "If the North makes another provocative move this month, the Chinese society will be willing to see the UNSC adopt severe ...

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Trump Flip-Flops on China: 'They're Not Currency Manipulators'

That would mark another shift from his campaign position that he would likely replace Yellen when her term as chair ends in February next year. "I do like a low-interest rate policy, I must be honest with you", Trump said during the interview.

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Kingfisher plc (KGF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC

The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Monday, September 14 with "Hold". Shore Capital reissued a sell rating on shares of NEXT plc in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. On Wednesday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research given on Wednesday, November 4.

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Russian Federation criticises United Kingdom decision to cancel Johnson visit to Moscow

You don't know who you're letting in". British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will call for new sanctions on Russian Federation if it does not cut ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad following an escalation of the conflict in Syria, the Times reported Monday.

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Fernando Alonso to miss Monaco GP for Indy 500

The appeal of competing in the "greatest spectacle in racing" will only have been increased by his Honda-powered Formula One team's current woes - McLaren is last in the championship after two races without a point. Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is confident that in short time he can get up to speed for the Indianapolis 500 , even though he has never before raced in IndyCar or on a superspeedway.

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Foreign Journalists In North Korea Gather For 'Big Event' Amid Tensions

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said yesterday it was "irresponsible and even risky to take any actions that may escalate the tension". Around 200 foreign journalists are in Pyongyang for North Korea's biggest national day called " Day of the Sun ".

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Tonight's SpaceX rocket launch will be one for the history books

Almost 15 years after setting out to revolutionize how we get to space, Elon Musk's company SpaceX successfully relaunched an orbital rocket Thursday that had previously been used to push a payload beyond the grasp of Earth's gravity. "The rocket can be re-flown, with zero hardware changes, the only thing that changes is you reload the propellant, 10 times", stated Musk. And shortly after the landmark success, Musk took to Twitter to announce his next goal for SpaceX: To launch a rocket ...

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PMLA court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

Some days back, the ED provisionally attached properties of the IRF and others worth Rs 18.37 crore, in the form of mutual funds, bank balances and real estate under the PMLA, 2002. According to an email sent to the ED, Naik said, "I have done nothing ever that is outside the framework of law or contrary to what the law of land stipulates".

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Wells Fargo reports flat first-quarter earnings

The company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of -79.60% in this year and the earnings per share (EPS) growth expected to be 23.65% in the next year. Among specific equities on the move this afternoon are chip stock Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO), steel giant United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), and banking concern Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ).

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Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

Putin received Tillerson at the Kremlin along with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov after the top diplomats held several hours of talks dominated by the fallout of an alleged chemical attack in Syria. Mr Lavrov said that the USA had provided no evidence that it interfered in the 2016 election despite repeated requests. In the U.S., Trump sought to tamp down speculation he'll intervene militarily against Assad, who is being backed by Russian forces.

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ITV PLC reiterated as Buy By Liberum Capital

Gulf Marine has 349,528,000 shares now held by shareholders which now trade around the 68.5 mark which totals Gulf Marine's market capitalisation to 239.43M GBP. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. & worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

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Move to impeach governor cleared by top court

The House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to being impeachment hearings Monday. The same day, Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin granted the governor's request for a temporary restraining order to stop impeachment proceedings. The report accuses him of using state resources, including law enforcement, to hide the affair and protect his reputation, "in a process characterized by increasing obsession and paranoia".

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South Korea says believes Washington will consult before striking North Korea

The major ships that comprise the strike group accompanying the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Carl Vinson to the waters off South (and North) Korea. Even so, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff downplayed expectations of an imminent nuclear test, with spokesman Roh Jae-cheon telling reporters in Seoul that the military saw no particular signs that North Korea is preparing any provocative actions.

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Export growth peaks to 27.59 % in March

Cumulatively, oil imports during the April-March of last fiscal were valued at United States dollars 86.45 billion, about 4.24 per cent higher than the previous year. Trade deficit, however, doubled to $10.43 billion during the month compared to $4.39 billion in the same month last fiscal. In January 2017, the services export of India stood at United States dollars 13.57 billion, while import was worth USD 8.41 billion.

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Sensex Drops 182 Points On Weak Macro Data; Nifty Ends At 9150

Amid weak economic data and lower opening of European markets, domestic benchmark indices closed Thursday's trading session with declines. As per data published by Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation on Wednesday, Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation for the month of March 2017 stood at 3.81% against 3.65% in February 2017 and 3.17% in January 2017.

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SpaceX launches first recycled rocket in cost-cutting test

SpaceX is aiming for another space industry first on Thursday when it plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket that has flown before, a key step in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's quest to cut the cost of space flight. It was previously used on a mission in April previous year and refurbished and tested on its return, still sporting its nine original engines. Rockets can cost hundreds of millions of dollar to build, but with the successful launch and landing of the reused Falcon 9, that could ...

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PyeongChang Still Hopes for NHL Players to Come to the Olympics

The NHL announced on Monday that it had decided against altering its schedule for the 2017-2018 season, meaning that global players bound by contracts with NHL clubs would not be able to leave next year to join their national teams to play at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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Egypt parliament 'approves state of emergency'

He said Sunday's attacks were not altogether unexpected given recent attacks against churches in Egypt, notably last December's blast at Ss Peter and Paul, in Cairo , the capital. IS already controls a part of the Sinai Peninsula where its Wilayah Sinai (IS-Sinai) branch has been targeting Christians and Muslims it considers apostates.

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New York Passes Plan For Free Public College

Sotiris Charalampous spent the past two years juggling school and work in an effort to save enough money to pay for his college tuition . The Excelsior Scholarship will cover the remaining cost of tuition, but can't be used to cover additional costs for fees or room and board.

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Dollar is 'too strong,' changes stance on China

President Donald Trump's comments that the greenback is getting too strong and he preferred the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low. "Trump is most certainly not the first politician to make many promises on the campaign trail only to be forced into an about-face on these promises once in office".


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