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Family got paid $11000 from Delta Airline's delay

Laura Begley Bloom , however, profited from Delta Air Lines' woes over the weekend - unprecedented storms forced the cancellation of thousands of flights - by agreeing to give up three seats on three different flights, Condé Nast Traveler reported .

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South African president holds firm despite challenges

She said the downgrade, last week's cabinet reshuffle and the "feverish" political environment will result in a longer period of low growth and low confidence, poor employment prospects and tax revenues, and high inflation if the country's currency weakens.

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North Korea: Trump's 'aggressive' tweets 'making trouble'

He then stepped up to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang , the capital. North Korea said Wednesday it would "hit the US first" with nuclear artillery if it became aware of an imminent strike. A series of what appeared to be KN-08 missiles were among the weapons rolled out on trucks.

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Tesla semi-truck to officially appear in September

Tesla shares were up 3.0 percent to $311.74 near 1720 GMT, for a market capitalization of $51.43 billion, more than $1 billion above GM, a 109-year-old company that sold nearly 120 times as many cars as Tesla last year. The letter, which was obtained by Bloomberg , says, "Directors should be held to a higher standard of independence given the conflicts of interest that permeate this board".

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Price Reaction History Under Analysts Radar: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Starbucks by 136.4% in the third quarter. OR's portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest position. Park National Corp OH's holdings in Starbucks were worth $336,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

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Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Price

Investors purchased 21,527 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 108% compared to the average volume of 10,337 put options. Shares of Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) opened at 93.10 on Wednesday. Vetr cut shares of Caterpillar from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $89.96 price target on the stock.in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th.

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San Bernardino shooting: Family shares photos of slain 8-year-old

Anderson allegedly accused Smith of cheating within a month of getting married, relatives claimed. In an incident from a month later, the woman said Anderson woke up angry because she had future plans to go to karaoke with a neighbor, the document said.

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North Korean official blames President Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

North Korea has conducted several missile tests this year, the latest on April 5. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe believes that North Korea may be able to deliver missiles that have been equipped with sarin nerve gas, Reuters reports.

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Pitt to honor Dan Rooney at spring game with special helmet

Dan Rooney was a true pioneer; genuine ... humble ... one of the nicest people you'll ever meet. I believe the opportunity he gave coach Tomlin many years ago opened up a lot of doors for minority coaches around the league, including myself.

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Russia: Syrian chemical weapons attack could be 'staged'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow , called last week's USA strike on a Syrian military base a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law and warned that any further such action would entail "grave consequences not only for regional but global security".

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Asian markets lower amid concerns over tensions in Koreas

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday on a long-planned 10-day trip to Asia. The festivities took place amid concerns that North Korea is possibly preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a significant rocket launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM.

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Wells Fargo board slams former CEO in scathing report after sales scandal

The community bank division at Wells Fargo is now highly centralized - not decentralized as it was in the past. "On April 7, 2017, the Board additionally determined that Wells Fargo will claw back approximately $28 million of Stumpf's incentive compensation", the findings detail, using a term to describe the recovery of compensation that's already been disbursed.

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Charging Bull artist pissed about Fearless Girl sculpture

Di Modica seems to agree, calling the statue an " advertising trick " created by corporations themselves ― Boston-based State Street Global Advisors and New York-based advertising firm McCann . "My bull is a symbol for prosperity and strength", adding that Fearless Girl infringes on his artistic copyright by offsetting it with a distinctively different element.

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NRF Reports Retail Sales Up 0.3% in March

February's estimate was revised from up 0.1% to down 0.3%. Economists had forecast that retail sales fell by 0.1% month-on-month in March, according to Bloomberg. Sales at nonstore retailers decreased 0.6% from February, while increasing 11.9% year-over-year. Since the start of 2017, Americans have cut back on purchases at auto dealers and restaurants and bars, two major sources of sales gains in prior years.

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Led coalition airstrike mistakenly killed 18 Syrian rebels on April 11 - Pentagon

U.S. Central Command said coalition aircraft were given the wrong coordinates by their partner forces, the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces, for the strike Tuesday that was meant to target Islamic State militants south of their Tabqa stronghold, near the extremists' declared capital, Raqqa.

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Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94

The number of Islamic State fighters killed by a massive U.S. bomb in eastern Afghanistan has almost tripled to at least 90, Afghan officials said on Saturday. The bomb's destructive power, equivalent to 11 tonnes of TNT, pales in comparison with the relatively small atomic bombs dropped on Japan at the end of World War II, which had blasts equivalent to between 15,000 and 20,000 tonnes of TNT.

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Delta cancels 275 more flights days after storm disruptions

Delta Air Lines bought ordered stacks of pizza for stranded passengers after cancelling about 300 flights in the Southeast of America because of severe weather. "We were put on standby for the 12 and we were advised to avoid that", passenger David Schurer said. For customers whose flights have been canceled, they will be eligible for a refund, and the airline is also offering to waive change fees for those who rebooked their plane rides.

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US Treasury says China does not manipulate its currency

And approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as well as withdrawing the US from a free trade agreement with Asia-Pacific countries. The recent climb-downs suggest a new president learning that go-it-alone trade policies don't easily work.

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When Is This Year's Deadline For Filing Tax Returns?

However, April 17th is "Emancipation Day", which is a legal holiday in the District of Colombia. Unfortunately, you didn't check the tax statements back then, and now, with the filing deadline looming, you discover some mistakes. He went on to explain that you should sit with a preparer to find out exactly how much you should withhold. Fill in all requested Taxpayer Identification Numbers, usually Social Security numbers, including all dependents claimed.

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Deadline for Filing Tax Returns Falls on Tuesday This Year

That represents a little over three-fifths of the 3.3 million Arizona returns filed for 2015. Taxpayers who owe no MI tax or are due a state tax refund are not required to file a state extension. Fill in all requested Taxpayer Identification Numbers, usually Social Security numbers, including all dependents claimed. For unpaid taxes, people may apply for an installment agreement to pay over time.

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U.S. 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Moscow as planned after the G7 meeting in Italy this week. Once ISIS is defeated, the United States could turn its attention to trying to help bring about a "political process" that could bring about stability in Syria, he said.

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Pope off to maximum-security prison for foot washing ritual

Francis said a Mass for the 70 inmates of the prison, a 16th century fortress at Paliano 75 km south of Rome . There are 70 inmates at the prison and nearly all are Mafia members who have collaborated with police and prosecutors in exchange for shorter prison terms.

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LIST: Easter Egg Hunt events around central Indiana

It's Easter time in Indianapolis again. The Bethesda Worship Center will hold their Easter Carnival and Egg Run starting at 11am at their building and at 1pm Walmart will have a hunt as well. Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt and Cinnamon Swirl Pancake Fundraiser for the Idaho Civil Air Patrol will be Saturday.

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Airtel offers up to 30 GB free data for 3 months

Similarly by paying Rs 509, Jio Prime subscribers would be able to avail 2GB of 4G data per day for the next 84 days. Nor are the companies openly publicising such offers on their website as stipulated, it said. Both the plans give 1GB data per day for 70 days. For instance, travelers to Singapore, Airtel is offering daily pack for Rs 499 including unlimited incoming calls, free data, SMS and calls to India.

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Nintendo Set New Records With Switch's First Month Of US Sales

This, unsurprisingly, makes it the fastest selling Zelda game in Nintendo's history, too. NPD's data accounts only for USA sales, but the current global estimate puts March Switch totals at 2.4 million consoles sold. How do you sell more copies than Switch units? There are also concerns that the smaller console wouldn't work with existing Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons, thus making half of the Switch accessory market off-limits to Switch Mini owners.

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A Nintendo Switch Mini will launch in 2019, analysts predict

This smaller version of the Nintendo Switch could "possibly" be called the Nintendo Switch Mini, says the group, which also predicts that it will sell 6.7 million units of the console through March 2019, though the analysts didn't suggest a price.

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Donald Trump's administration says no US trading partners are currency manipulators

The report came after China data showed its surplus with the US was almost unchanged in the first quarter compared to a year earlier at $49.6 billion, and cited China's market protection as an impediment to a balanced trade relationship. The report also criticized Japan for failing to do more to stimulate domestic demand and thereby increase sales of USA and other foreign goods. But on Wednesday, he backed away from that promise in a Wall Street Journal interview.

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Uber's revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

The company's losses exclude its China business, which it sold last summer to competitor Didi Chuxing. Uber has burned through approximately $8 billion in eight years, Bloomberg reports , though Uber said it still has about $7 billion in cash, "along with an untapped $2.3 billion credit facility".

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President Trump allows ISPs to share & sell customers' private data

President of the United States, Donald Trump, has repealed the landmark internet privacy rule that protected the internet users from what the internet providers (IPs) could do with the customers' private information, such as selling them to the Government.

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Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday

Websites on tax issues say the number of USA taxpayers who self prepare and efile their own tax returns has grown every year since this became possible. Check only one filing status and the appropriate exemption boxes. Do-It-Yourself tax filers often must sign and validate e-filed tax returns by entering the prior-year amount.

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$0.94 EPS Expected for Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) This Quarter

Exxon Mobil Co. has a one year low of $80.31 and a one year high of $95.55. Vetr raised shares of Exxon Mobil from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $87.64 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Exxon Mobil will post $3.94 earnings per share for the current year.

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Government officially introduces legislation to legalize and regulate cannabis

An accompanying piece of legislation would also strengthen impaired-driving laws to combat critics' arguments that legalized pot would lead to increased traffic deaths. "On the plus side is that distributors and retailers must maintain their paperwork.(however) the retail market for cannabis in Nanaimo is very huge.I don't feel comfortable that the license producers are prepared for the demand that's going to come there way".

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Maple Leafs face daunting Capitals in opening round

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock looks up at the scoreboard during third period against the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Washington , Thursday, April 13, 2017. "From our own team, I know the players (well), and I know the situation good". "We showed we can play with these guys", Andersen said. "That's what leaders do".

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Mercedes, BMW, Hyundai Dump O'Reilly Amid Harassment Allegations

The New York Times reports that six more marketers pulled their advertising from his program, bringing the total to eight that have suspended their sponsorship in the past 24 hours. Spokespeople from some of the companies involved confirmed their decisions to the Hollywood Reporter, citing the New York Times investigation and the companies' commitments to diversity.

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United Airlines Changes Policies Following Airplane Incident

After the incident triggered worldwide outrage, United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz apologized to Dao, his family and its customers, saying the carrier would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights.


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