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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical weapons attack

China, which has vetoed six resolutions on Syria since the civil war began six years ago, abstained from Wednesday's vote, along with Ethiopia and Kazakhstan. "And we have to find ways to live with them and to try and avoid a new Cold War, a new arms race", he said. Mr Lavrov admitted relations between the two nations "are not the most calm" and some issues were "time bombs" inherited from the Obama administration.

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JC Penney delays closing of 138 stores by several weeks

J.C. Penney (JCP) has postponed liquidation sales and store closure dates for the 138 stores it intends to close by the end of this year, spokeswoman Daphne Avila told CNBC . J.C. Penney adds that it will provide outplacement support for those who will lose their jobs. According to the Corporate Office of JC Penney, the closure and liquidation dates have been moved.

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J.C. Penney Won't Be Closing Stores Just Yet

The stores will now shut down on July 31 instead of in mid-June. They said this commonly happens when closures are announced for several reasons including curiosity, nostalgia and the lure of lower prices. According to the Corporate Office of JC Penney, the closure and liquidation dates have been moved. Penney, whose sales growth stalled past year, leaving its total revenue still well below 2012 levels before it embarked on a disastrous reinvention, had this winter slated the stores, mostly ...

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Consumer prices down 0.3 percent in March

The Advance Retail Sales report, perhaps the best proxy for consumption in an economy built on consumption (PCE was 69% of GDP in Q4'16), missed expectations this morning. Chris Christopher, who lowered his first-quarter economic growth outlook to 1% from 1.3% after CPI and retail sales, said the sluggish consumer spending in the first three months of this year is likely temporary.

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Bismarck Optimist Club hosts Capitol Grounds Easter egg hunt

The hunt begins at 10 a.m. with registration. "We always have a great time", said Kimberly Cantrell, who brought her children Aubrey (8) and Jaxon (3). Dozens of blind and visually impaired kids searched for Easter eggs by ear at Sunset Park on Sunday. To learn more about The family Playhouse, email the.katy.playhouse@gmail.com.

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'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

While US weapons tests are generally not televised, the very public testing of the MOAB in 2003 was a direct show of strength to Saddam Hussein and Iraqi forces. An American special forces soldier was killed last Saturday in Nangarhar while conducting anti-IS operations. The military said the strike was created to minimize risk to USA and allied Afghan forces while maximizing the effect on ISIS fighters and facilities.

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Huge US bomb kills dozens of IS militants in Afghanistan

The commander for U.S. forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, defended the use of the bomb and confirmed the target of the strike was the network of tunnels that ISIS fighters use to move around and protect themselves from Afghan and USA forces.

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Trump scraps tax overhaul plan; timetable threatened

Progressive groups will have an easier time , of course, if Democrats stiffen their spines and tell the Republicans that they will refuse to vote yes on any bill, be it a "child care" bill or a "tax reform" bill, that is really just a tax cut for the rich in disguise.

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China-backed fund to acquire Xcerra for $580 million

DA Davidson cut Xcerra Corp from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $12.00 to $10.25 in a research note on Monday. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Xcerra Corp (XCRA) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.33" was originally reported by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News.

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Jose Mourinho reacts to Henrikh Mkhitaryan's display for Man United v Anderlecht

The Special One hit out at United's attack after the game, claiming they let the defence down by squandering a number of chances. "We had all the conditions to kill everything today". Jose Mourinho says there is no extra emotion attached to Chelsea's visit to Manchester United on Sunday, insisting it is "just a game, no difference" despite the abuse he suffered on his return to his former club last month.

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United Airlines passenger who was dragged off flight pursues legal action

Senior Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Transportation Committee demanded answers from United Airlines CEO and the Chicago Department of Aviation about the removal of the passenger in the video. "Anyone who saw that video had the same reaction: This was completely unacceptable at every level", Emanuel said. The incident sparked an worldwide social media firestorm and eventually prompted Oscar Munoz , United's chief executive, to issue multiple apologies after initially defending the ...

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Hartford Financial Services Group Inc

Leading up to this report, we have seen a -7.1% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -1.35% decline over the past 3 months. Similarly, its return on average common equity increased to 9.5 percent from 8.44 percent in the same period a year ago and 9.31 percent in fourth quarter.

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'Outrageous' Wells Fargo bonuses clawed back, but Feuer still frets

The results of the investigation , conducted by the law firm Shearman & Sterling, also called for millions of dollars in compensation to be clawed back from former CEO Stumpf and community bank executive Carrie Tolstedt. When an internal investigation, ordered after a Los Angeles Times article , revealed that about 1% of the bank's employees were fired annually for sales integrity violations, Stumpf and Tolstedt "received the figure positively", according to the report.

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North Korea shows activity at nuclear site

Trump tweeted on Tuesday that North Korea was "looking for trouble" and added that if China doesn't do its part to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the USA can handle it. Han said Trump's tweets have also added fuel to the flames. The goal for North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear tipped warhead to the continental U.S.

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U.S. retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop

Meanwhile, monthly consumer prices fell for the first time this year, easing inflation, Labor Department data showed. Retail sales fell a seasonally adjusted 0.2 per cent, the Commerce Department said Friday, after a revised 0.3 per cent drop in February.

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Students, lawmakers split on idea of free college tuition

Potential undergraduate students who are NY residents from families earning under a phased-in income cap will be eligible for the tuition initiative, known as the Excelsior Scholarship Program. It is in line with a greater initiative by NY state and Cuomo to improve higher education throughout the state. "The concept of investing in you and your education is that you're going to stay here and be an asset to the state".

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France election: Far-left Melenchon enjoys late poll surge

Yet Melenchon, once a distant fifth, has risen in recent polls to roughly third, about even with conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon . Le Pen and her closest allies had hit the airwaves Sunday selling their vision of a nationalist France , unburdened by the European Union and the euro currency and tougher on crime and Islamists.

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Pre-writ poll suggests Weaver surges, Clark drops, Horgan stable

Hydro rates are the core tenets of the party's platform thus far, with Horgan promising to announce more details later in the week. The poll did not look at approval ratings for leaders of parties other than the three now represented in the Legislature, nor did it include ratings for B.C.'s sole independent MLA Vicki Huntington.

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Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

He continued, "they fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack". Images and videos from the attack showed victims with symptoms consistent with a chemical weapons attack, and Turkish officials have said sarin gas was found in the systems of those killed.

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Protesters shut down Trump Tower, dropping banners and blocking elevators

Among the recent policies that organizers wanted to draw attention to were President Donald Trump's travel bans, his proposed border wall with Mexico and the "aggressive" increase in immigration raids, organizers said in a news release. The protesters also chanted slogans against raids on illegal immigrants across the U.S., including "say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here".

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Spain Calls on United Kingdom to Use 'Common Sense' in Dispute Over Gibraltar

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Brexit would bring no changes to the status of Gibraltar . Brexit Secretary David Davis is in Spain today on a long-planned trip, but according to the Government he did raise the issue of Gibraltar with the country's Foreign Affairs minister Alfonso Dastis this morning.

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British PM Refused to Wear Head Scarf in Saudi Arabia Trip

On Monday, May refrained from criticizing Saudi Arabia's record on human rights and the rights of women as she began a three-day trip to the Middle East, choosing instead to focus on "historical" ties. May also said she would continue to raise the issue of women's rights in Saudi Arabia, suggesting they would be able to look to her for inspiration.

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Helicopters To Hot Air Balloons: Fun Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts

Pallion Traders are working in partnership with the Parker Trust and Pallion Action Group to organise an Easter Egg Hunt on Wednesday 12 April, as part of family activities over the school holidays. The students also help others with tasks that need to get done. Local grandmother BJ Cays said she read about the event in the newspaper and came down with her grandson.

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'Centrefold' guitarist J. Geils has passed away at 71

Geils (guitar), Peter Wolf (vocals), Seth Justman (keyboards), Dany Klein (bass), "Magic" Dick (real name Richard Salwitz, harmonica) and Stephen Jo Bladd (drummer). The band broke up in 1985, with Geils turning towards his other passions of auto racing and restoration. The dawning of MTV gave the band's charismatic Peter Wolf the ideal vehicle to display his swagger which they used to full effect on their biggest hit, Centerfold (1981 / #1).

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NKorean official: Situation in a 'vicious cycle'

The minister also added, "Amid tensions we will also find a kind of opportunity to return to talks". Mr Han also cited a tweet Mr Trump posted on Tuesday in which he said the North was "looking for trouble". He also said the situation on the Korean Peninsula was in a "vicious cycle" as tensions with the USA and its allies deepen. The dollar fell on Friday against a basket of currencies, on track for a losing week as tension over North Korea underpinned the perceived safe-haven Japanese yen.

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United Airlines won't use police to remove passengers, says CEO

Dao was not there. "The Department remains committed to ensuring that airlines comply with consumer protection regulations and will not speculate during the review process on this matter", it said. For Dao, who came to the USA after fleeing Vietnam by boat in 1975 when Saigon fell, being dragged off the plane "was more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced in leaving Vietnam", Demetrio said.

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Trump told China's President about Syria strike over 'beautiful chocolate cake'

Just five days after taking office, over dinner with his newly installed secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Trump was presented with the first of what will be many life-or-death decisions... Perhaps we shouldn't be too hard on Trump this time. "If the U.S. gets sucked into another conflict in the Middle East, it is less likely that the USA is going to be focused or have the capacity to really pressure China on certain issues".

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Lewis Hamilton on His Relationship With Formula One Rival Sebastian Vettel

Kimi Raikkonen was fifth in the other Ferrari, just ahead of Hamilton's colleague Valtteri Bottas. "I gained one or two positions and then.trying to go round the outside in turn one, I got another vehicle", he added later, taking journalists through his first-lap heroics that won him the fans' vote as driver of the day.

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Fast and Furious 8 looking at $380 million global opening

To the film's credit, though, the characters actually seem like they're experiencing some pain after their vehicle crashes, and characters reacting to pain becomes more and more rare as the series progresses. Fast and Furious 8 seems to have so far split critics with some going all out with positive reviews and others at the other end of the spectrum. This franchise utilizes some classic soap opera tropes by employing a fake murder and amnesia as major plot points, and that whole mess ...

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Tesla notches best production and delivery results

The report is the first in a pivotal year as Musk differentiates Tesla's line-up, adding the Model 3 as its first high-volume, lower-priced vehicle while making existing models even more exclusive. Of the 25,418 vehicles Tesla delivered this past quarter, about 13,450 of them were Model S cars and about 11,550 were Model X. The numbers are in line with what Tesla projected for the first half of 2017 in its year-end shareholder letter released in February.

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Islamabad Unafraid of New Delhi's Threats Over Death Penalty to 'Indian Spy'

MEA spokesperson Bagley said that Jadhav was in illegal custody in Pakistan and so far they had no clue about his condition. Sushma said in Houses of Parliament, "I would caution Pakistan government to consider the consequences for the bilateral relationship if they proceed on this matter".

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Financial Disclosures Reveal Multi-Millionaires Are Running The White House

Since last month, the forces have been engaged in a grinding battle for west Mosul, sending more than 200,000 civilians fleeing for safety. Navy Capt. Maybe that's why the Senate Intelligence Committee plans to question Kushner in the ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the us election - and Kushner's meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey I.

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Easter egg hunts all over Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

There will be a fun zone at the Gantry, State Street and Grand Avenue. For more information, visit belmontpark.com/easter . As in the past, the Easter bunny also is expected to hop by to see the children. Following the regular service the Eggstravaganza will start with an egg hunt, about 2,000 eggs will be hidden, and Easter basket giveaway. Throughout the years, many Easter traditions have been formed, but perhaps one of the most popular is the Easter egg hunt for young children to ...

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Dollar drops after Trump says it's 'getting too strong'

Sayed added that backing away from labeling China a currency manipulator was seen as a positive development by markets, "as it eliminates the risk of China dumping its U.S. We like each other, I like him a lot. "But we could make a difference if we had something closer to balanced trade". In early April, he called China the "world champions" of currency devaluation.

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CEO: Wells Fargo has hired back 1000 employees since scandal

Workers were paid and promoted based on sales goals that executives knew were often unattainable, according to the report . The review of the cases is ongoing, the report said, and has included files for almost 900 ex-employees who were fired within a year after calling in a tip to the bank's ethics hotline or within a month of the bank disclosing in a $ 185 million settlement in September that employees had opened as many as 2 million accounts without customer permission.


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