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Asian shares mostly lower as North Korean tensions simmer

Trump's warning came as a USA naval strike group headed towards the Korean peninsula, a show of force that prompted the nuclear-armed North to declare it was "ready to react to any mode of war desired by the US". The Nasdaq composite index added 3.11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,880.93. The stock climbed 69 cents, or 7.2 percent, to $10.29. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent lower to 12,194 and the CAC 40 of France was 0.2 percent higher at 5,116.

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Cuomo's New York agenda feeds talk of presidential run

The legislation is being dubbed "tuition-free education" and has the potential to affect a large population of New York State, so it's being praised as a tremendous victory in the fight for education as a human right. Education gets squeezed. The universities will try to claw back the private money with dorm fees, activities fees and other charges that don't officially count as tuition, but still quality suffers.

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We're not going to get more involved in Syria

The meeting between the two world leaders came following recent escalating tensions between the United States and China over the South China Sea dispute as well as Syria. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the White House was against "violent change at the top" in Syria. Trump's threats to challenge China on trade, North Korea and Taiwan risked upending the sensitive diplomatic balance between the world's two largest economies.

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Tesla (TSLA) Shares Gain as Musk Tweets New Car Details

However, Musk is not stopping there. Tesla , which is run by billionaire Elon Musk and based in Palo Alto, Calif., plans to debut its Model 3 this year. James Albertine, an analyst at Consumer Edge Research, called Musk's tweets potentially exciting for investors, as the products are ways Tesla can extend into new markets and leverage prior investments.

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Government Raises $19.8 billion in Airwaves Auction

But it's a limited resource and controlled, for the most part, by the U.S. government. "That is a BFD for our customers!" The other bragging point for T-Mobile is that the competition's existing low-band spectrum is already crowded and congested, whereas T-Mobile's is clear and wide open for customers.

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Deadline for filing tax returns is Tuesday this year

The IRS frequently grants installment agreements if the taxpayer makes the appropriate request . If you're among the almost 40 million Americans who have yet to file their 2016 tax returns, the good news is you get a few extra days to file .

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NY Becomes 1st State to OK Tuition-Free College at Public Institutions

It will require the students who receive the scholarship to stay and work in NY after graduation for the same number of years that they received the scholarship. In Western New York , 68,712 families, or 78.8%, are eligible for this program. "We need to make our state colleges truly affordable across-the-board; the Excelsior Scholarship falls far short of this goal".

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Tesla's Musk announces plans for semi-truck launch

Not content with planning the colonisation of Mars and building cars that can drive themselves, Elon Musk is also getting into the truck-building business, confirming via Twitter that his Tesla company is readying an electric semi truck too.

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Splatoon 2 Has Co-Op, Out In July

The executives said details about the new online service and the pricing will be available as the release date gets closer. Back in the days of the Wii U, where Mario Kart 8 first came out, the game actually caused an upsurge in Wii U sales.

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China Warns US War with North Korea Could Erupt at Any Moment

On Sunday, US National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Herbert McMaster said that President Donald Trump had ordered preparation of all possible options in order to protect the United States and its partners from the threat emanating from North Korea.

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Wisconsin Ag Secretary Calls For Federal Action On Canadian Dairy Policies

At issue are changes in Canadian policy that make it harder for US dairy processors - such as Grassland Dairy Products of Greenwood - to sell ultra-filtered milk, used to make cheese, in Canada. "We're trying to find solutions", he said. But national increases in milk production have also had an effect on Wisconsin processors. The loss of these, and likely other exports, as a result of the Class 6 and 7 programs will harm dairy manufacturers and their supplying farms in areas of our states ...

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Wells Fargo claws back millions from former execs

Glass Lewis meanwhile has recommended votes against six board members at the bank's April 25 annual meeting. However, only "several" employees and managers were fired or resigned even though company rules required that everyone involved be terminated.

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President Trump Rolls Back Internet Privacy Rules

On the heels of the Senate vote last week that approved a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to invalidate broadband privacy rules adopted by the FCC in October 2016, the U.S. However, privacy groups such as American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation , which backed the FCC and its efforts under Obama, consider the resolution as a major setback .

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United passenger stung by scorpion while eating dinner on flight

Dao disembark that plane", said Demetrio, who along with Stephen Golan, is representing Dao. The video shined an unwanted spotlight on the airline and the little-known police force that guards Chicago's two main airports, and it could threaten the agency's future.

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US retail sales fell in March, second straight monthly drop

The Commerce Department said total retail sales in March were up by 5.2 percent compared to the same month a year ago. "For the Fed, the underlying momentum is more important in terms of policy decisions, and that looks to be strong, supported by a tightening labor market, rising incomes and high consumer confidence", said Gregory Daco, head of US macroeconomics at Oxford Economics in New York.The Commerce Department said retail sales dropped 0.2 percent last month after a 0.3 percent ...

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Jadhav will not be executed immediately: Pakistan minister

Apart from further scaling up operation against foreign agents, we also expect that government will also fulfil its responsibilities vis-à-vis exposing ulterior motives of India and some other countries at global forums. In an exclusive interview with India Today , Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit had said that they had shared with India evidence on Kulbhushan Yadav, a claim that the MEA has denied.

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How United and Delta Manage Overbooked Flights Differently

The practice lets airlines keep fares low while managing the rate of no-shows on any particular route, said Vaughn Jennings, spokesman for Airlines for America, which represents most of the big USA carriers. Brett Snyder, a former airline executive and editor of the travel blog Crankyflier.com, said it's rare for airlines to offer more than $1,350 for a voluntary seat surrender, but he's heard of it happening.

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Tesla's Next New Vehicle Will Debut in September

GM and Ford , both have been slighted by investors even after spending much on research and development. Next within reach is Japan's Honda, which has a value of $54 billion. "They're classified as a tech company, so they're not really held to the same standards", she said. Another reason for the high stock price of Tesla is due to the fact that it is no longer just a auto company.

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Lewis Hamilton dominates to win Chinese Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari

Raikkonen cut an increasingly frustrated figure in China and, as evidenced by his radio transmissions, was disgruntled by Ferrari's pit strategy that saw him forced to wait until the 39th lap - five later than Vettel - to make a second stop for new tyres.

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Artist complains of Wall St girl statue

The piece was financed by State Street Global Advisors, a subsidiary of the world's third largest asset manager, State Street Corp, and advertising firm McCann New York to highlight the need for more women in corporate leadership. Eventually, the Charging Bull's popularity led to it becoming a permanent feature. But the Italian-born sculptor isn't welcoming her extended stay, calling the statue an " advertising trick " created by State Street Global Advisors and its NY advertising ...

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Global stocks lower after Trump talks down dollar

This flattening of the yield curve hurt bank stocks, which were among the biggest fallers on European markets. USA futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street too. In another reversal, he said he likes and respects Fed Chair Yellen, and that it's too soon to comment on whether he might re-nominate her at the end of her term in 2018.

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White House denies reports of shakeup that will oust Bannon, Priebus

White House aides told The New York Times that the president hoped this weekend's Mar-a-Lago meeting would help smooth tensions. It all comes as the President has begun openly questioning the makeup of his senior staff as he looks for a win that could reboot his presidency.

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April 14 will be Good Friday, not Digital India Day, for Meghalaya

A statement of central committee of YMA today said the Central Government had instructed Mizoram Government to organise a Digidhan Mela on Good Friday, which is “totally objectionable.”. In Mizoram, also ruled by the Congress, there is resentment over holding the central government programme on Good Friday that marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ .

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Volution Group PLC (FAN) Releases Earnings Results

The number of shares Gulf Marine Services PLC now has in issue is 349,528,000, which have a value of 68.5 per share calculating Gulf Marine Services PLC's market capitalisation to 239.43M GBP. Following Barclays Capital's latest price target of 85 on the business this highlights that the broker now believes there is an increase of 24.09% from Gulf Marine Services PLC's current share price of 68.5.

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Stowaway scorpion stings man on United Airlines flight

Bell's wife Linda says United Airlines did apologize and offered the couple compensation. The CEO of United Airlines' parent company, Oscar Munoz appeared on a TV show on Wednesday and apologized for the mishap. While the facts and circumstances are still evolving, especially with respect to why this customer defied Chicago Aviation Security Officers the way he did, to give you a clearer picture of what transpired, I've included below a recap from the preliminary reports filed by our ...

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Council tentatively approves GST Rules: Jaitley

The Finance Minister said that luxury goods or sin commodities, which have adverse effect on health will call for approximately the same effective taxation rate. The payment rules do not require tax payers to register their credit or debit cards with the GST network. Jaitley said the GST Council will take a decision on when to bring alcohol and petroleum under GST.

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AK Steel Holding (AKS) Earning Critical Media Coverage, Study Finds

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) in which JP Morgan Downgrades AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) to Neutral with no specific Price Target on 1/25/17. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.26. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 14.7% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 1.2%.

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Delta's struggles continue after storms hampered travel

In a note to passengers Saturday, Delta explained that heavy spring break travel meant there were very limited options for rebooking flights. Flight-tracking service FlightAware.com showed 120 canceled flights on Sunday and about 280 delays, as scheduling problems continued after storms Wednesday around the carrier's Atlanta hub and Thursday in the Northeast.

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No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The Ministry of Defence said in a statement that several IS caves and ammunition caches were destroyed by the giant bomb, which terrified villagers on both sides of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border with its "earsplitting blast". "When I came out of my house I saw a large fire and the whole area was burning". "They were Arabs, Pakistanis, Chinese and local insurgents coming to buy from shops in the bazaar", said resident Raz Mohammad.

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New video shows moments before United Airlines passenger was dragged off plane

David Dao, was "staged" and done because the airline was taking a public relations "beating". He was left bloodied after the Sunday evening incident at Chicago Airport and the footage provoked global outrage, reported CBS News . Videos posted online by other passengers showed a man screaming as officers yanked him from his seat on United Flight 3411 before it departed from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday.

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Reasons Why You Should Be Watching 13 Reasons Why

While the story is mainly narrated by Hannah, Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) is our other protagonist, and we follow him as he listens to the tapes and confronts the other people on them. After all, since the book's publication, similar stories have surfaced in the news: On Dec. 30, 2016, in Polk County, Georgia, 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis began a Facebook Live video and proceeded to hang herself outside her home.

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India commits $5 bn credit to Bangladesh for development, defence

A joint statement issued later said: "The two Prime Ministers also expressed their appreciation for the growing bilateral cooperation in the field of civil nuclear energy, especially in training and capacity building". Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Sonia Gandhi appreciated the culmination of the land boundary agreement between the two countries which was initiated by the Congress -led UPA government, according to state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency.

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Trump told Xi of Syria strikes over 'beautiful piece of chocolate cake'

Interviewer Maria Bartiromo asked how Mr Xi had taken the news, given that China, together with Russian Federation, has repeatedly blocked United Nations resolutions targeting Syrian dictator Bashar-al-Assad, who Mr Trump branded "an animal".

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4 subways stations closed after bomb threat

Petersburg, Reuters reported . Russia's Investigative Committee says the suspects arrested Thursday are residents of Central Asia like the bomber, 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, a native of Kyrgyzstan. The responsibility for the attack has not taken on any terrorist organization. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said between 5,000 and 7,000 people from Russia and other former Soviet republics were fighting alongside the Islamic State group and other militants in Syria.

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Colonia Corner Easter Bonnet Parade/Egg Hunt Is April 15

The Easter Bonnet parade and egg hunt will gofrom 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.at Colonia Middle School. About 14,000 eggs will be hidden around Robin Lake Beach, and kids of all ages (from toddlers to 18-year-olds) will get a chance to hunt as many as they can.


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