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Elon Musk releases details on Tesla pickup truck, convertible, and semi

News of the pickup came in a follow-up tweet, in which Musk added it would be unveiled in 18 to 24 months. Jerome Guillen, Tesla's vice president of programs, is leading the company's semitruck product. "However, Tesla's seven-member board is largely unchanged from its pre-IPO days". "This investor group should buy Ford stock", Musk posted on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.

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Gold and yen at five-month highs on geopolitical risk

In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is losing 219.03 points or 1.17 percent to 18,528.84, off a low of 18,460.59 earlier. Tensions are rising over North Korea, which threatened the US against making any military moves after Washington sent an aircraft carrier to the divided Korean Peninsula.

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Rare 'Pink Star' Diamond Sold For $71.2M

The world's most valuable pink diamond has been sold at a Sotheby's auction for a world record price of US$71.2 million in Hong Kong. The price of the Pink Star diamond is estimated to more than $60 million. He plunked down 553 million Hong Kong dollars for the jewel, a price that included the buyer's premium. The record until now was held by the Oppenheimer Blue , which sold for $50m last May.

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Egypt's Christians to hold restrained Easter services in light of attacks

This comes as the Ministry of Interior revealed Wednesday the identity of the perpetrator in the Alexandria bombing-where Pope Tawadros II was heading a mass. Though the US President has expressed confidence in Sisi's ability to handle the security situation, it may not be enough for investors to continue pouring money into a nation where security concerns continue to arise.

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Trump may halt insurer payments to force Democrats to table on healthcare

A near-term failure to get anything done on tax reform would be another significant blow for the president's domestic agenda, after courts blocked his travel ban from majority-Muslim countries and the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act-known as Obamacare-came to naught.

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Musk Promises 2 New Directors for Tesla Amid Shareholder Criticism

The spat comes as Tesla . rushes to launch its mass-market Model 3 vehicle later this year. The CEO congratulated the Tesla Semi team for doing "an fantastic job". "We believe the Tesla Semi will deliver a substantial reduction in the cost of cargo transport while increasing safety and making it really fun to operate", he said in the company's "master plan".

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North Korea attempts but fails to launch missile - South Korea

I have been following the news from this region all weekend, especially the videos of the military parades in the North Korean capital to celebrate the birth of Kim Il-sung, the country's founding father and grandfather to current leader Kim Jong-un.

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Amidst Sexual Harassment Scandal, Bill O'Reilly Announces He's Taking a Vacation

A spokeswoman for the network confirmed that O'Reilly is expected to return on April 24th. In a October 1, 2015 photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor ", poses for photos in NY. Meanwhile, more than 50 advertisers, including bigwigs like drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Mercedes-Benz have pulled their advertisements from "The O'Reilly Factor " in protest.

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Evacuations in New Zealand as Cyclone Cook nears

MetService predicted winds from the storm could gust to 150 kilometres per hour and that waves could rise to over five metre. Some local residents in New Zealand's Western Bay of Plenty were choosing to evacuate their homes on April 13, the New Zealand Herald said , as Cyclone Cook swept through.

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Utah Jazz Steal Home Court Advantage on Iso Joe Game Winner

The Jazz seemed to be in deep trouble after starting center and Defensive Player of the Year candidate Rudy Gobert hurt his knee on a collison on the opening play of the game. In the 2015-16 season, they had a chance but a 60-point performance from Kobe Bryant denied them. But on Saturday night, after driving through the lane to close range to launch a running layup that went rim-glass-rim before falling through for the 97-95 win, Johnson explained the secret of Iso Ball through the mind of ...

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United passenger: 'I'd rather go to jail' than leave flight willingly

Legal or not, United CEO Oscar Munoz vowed that the airline will never again take an incident this far. They asked Munoz about his airline's policy for bumping passengers, and whether it makes a difference that passengers have already boarded the plane.

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US employers add just 98K jobs, as rate falls to 4.5 pct

This placed Gallia 13th out of 88 counties, in terms of unemployment. But even as the number of new jobs created came in well short of what economists were looking for, the unemployment rate beat expectations to hit levels not seen in 10 years.

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Tesla set to unveil electric semi-truck in September

On April 10, Tesla briefly became the largest USA automaker after its market cap reached $52.5 billion compared to GM's $50.89 billion market value. federal taxpayers have to pay US$7,000. Ford sold 2.6 million in 2016. General Motors shares fell 1.6% to 33.39, hitting their lowest level since late November and closing below their 200-day moving average for the first time in seven months.

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Iran election: Ahmadinejad registers despite Khamenei warning

Khamenei's "advice was not a ban", he told AFP at the interior ministry where registration was taking place. Ahmadinejad's decision to contest re-election is believed to be a mighty development in the purview of Syria war for which Saudi Arabia supports US.

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Trump WH to keep visitor logs private

A 2012 tweet by Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHouse Intel Dem visits Cyprus for Russian Federation probe Trump picks critic of Ex-Im Bank to lead it Trump to speak at NRA leadership forum MORE accusing then-President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump reelection stockpile tops M: report Conservative group slams White House shift on visitor logs Steve King "very disappointed" by Trump's inaction on DACA MORE of trying to "hide his records" resurfaced Friday after the Trump administration announce it ...

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Which state sends most taxes to DC? Hint

When the holiday lands on a weekend, as it did this year, the District observes the day on the nearest weekday - which is Monday, April 17. The IRS also levies interest on unpaid taxes , now at a rate of 3%, compounded daily. "If you file taxes and don't send that form, they will not release yourrefund until you turn it in". This year, that date was January 23. You do have a few extra days this year.

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Modi meets descendants of Paika Rebellion martyrs in Odisha

Targeting the opposition for questioning EVMs, Shah said despite making excuses these parties should have honestly introspected the reasons. "Such talks are not only about accepting defeat honestly but to dishonour the Election Commission", he said.

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Russia Refutes Claims of Involvement in Idlib Incident - Envoy to OPCW

Asked if he had ordered the attack, Assad said the Syrian military had no chemical weapons and that it would not use them if it did. Mrs May said British scientists had analysed material from the site of the attack that killed 80 people in rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April.

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Moscow, Tehran, Damascus seek on-site probe into Syria gassing

A team of experts from the global chemical weapons watchdog has been sent to Turkey to collect samples as part of an investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria last week that killed 87 people. It said that the airstrike showed that militants have chemical weapons in their possession. In his AFP interview, Assad accused the West, particularly the United States, of being "hand-in-glove with the terrorists" over the Khan Sheikhoun incident.

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North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

Pyongyang Time, CNN reported . The device exploded nearly immediately after takeoff. North Korea put its adversaries on notice Saturday, when it showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at its annual military parade. The parade comes as tensions have been simmering between North Korea and the U.S. in recent weeks, raising fears of a potential military confrontation between the two sides.

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Egypt's parliament approves 3-month state of emergency

More than 100 were injured in the attacks, for which the so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. In Tanta, a bomb hidden under a church pew was detonated. President Donald Trump expressed his condolences on Twitter, writing "So sad to hear of the terrorist attack in Egypt ", and that he was confident Sisi would handle the situation properly.

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Iran stunned by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's announcement he is running for president again

Reporters with the " Associated Press " described watching as stunned election officials processed the hardliner's paperwork. According to state television , in a ten minute interview after the formalities, Ahmadinejad declared that he did not intend to run for presidency but was only there to show his support for his friend and trusted adviser Hamid Baqaei.

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Delta's thousands of cancellations may have dented its reputation for reliability

Thunderstorms Wednesday triggered the cancellation spree. Delta Air Lines COO Gil West called Wednesday's storm "unprecedented" and apologized to customers as the carrier continued to get the planes and flight crews to the proper destinations.

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Delta pays NY family $11000 not to fly to Florida

Laura Begley Bloom made £8,866 after her, her husband and daughter were due to fly on an overbooked plane from NY to Florida. All cash was offered in the form of gift cards, including those to Target, Macy's, and Best Buy, Begley Bloom tells Condé Nast Traveler , adding: "We took the compensation in American Express gift cards because they can be used wherever Amex is taken".

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Indo-Australia to boost skill development

Turnbull, after a meeting with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, said the two had agreed to make a fresh push on a proposed bilateral Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). The prime ministers deboarded at Akshardham metro station, and paid a visit to the famed Akshardham Temple. They also welcomed a decision of holding the first bilateral Army-to-Army exercise, which will take place in 2018.

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Here's how much airlines will pay you to give up your seat

Bloom says her husband eventually haggled the price up to $1,350 a ticket - or a cool $4,050 for Bloom, her husband, and her daughter. While the airline attempted to placate some passengers with multi-airport pizza parties , there was only so much goodwill that could soften the edges for frustrated passengers.

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Russian Federation and Iran warn USA of 'grave consequences' over Trump strike

Mr Assad told the AFP news agency that the Syrian government gave up its arsenal of chemical weapons in 2013, adding "even if we have them, we wouldn't use them". He added that videos showing children dying from the attack were "propaganda" created to prompt the retaliatory USA missile strike days later. Assad is a puppet of Iran, and as long as he continues to slaughter his own people, it will be impossible to destroy the radical terrorist groups that occupy Syria and the region, and the ...

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Panera Bread To Be Bought By Krispy Kreme For $7 Billion

JAB also owns a big stake in a fair number of non-food brands, such as shoe and handbag company Jimmy Choo, beauty products maker Coty and Reckitt Benckiser, the company behind Lysol. Setyan said JAB's offer was largely in-line with multiples it has paid for its acquisitions, including Peet's Coffee & Tea and Caribou Coffee. That deal was worth $21 a share, representing a 25 percent premium over its share price of $16.86 when the deal was announced May 9.

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Kim Jong Un, North Koreans celebrate birthday of country's founder

Despite UN sanctions North Korea launched a long-range rocket and carried out two nuclear tests in 2016, including its most powerful bomb to date. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). Other senior officials joining Kim at the podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state security minister, presumably over corruption.

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Get ready for Easter egg hunts

A crowd favorite, the event will feature an up close and personal meet and greet with the Easter Bunny himself. Rhonda Billings and the Easter Bunny led the kids in the Hokey Pokey to get everyone warmed up for the hunt. Barfield Baptist Church, 1033 Barfield Church Road in Murfreesboro, will host an egg hunt from 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Students volunteers from the Lakota schools, Anthem House Church, and Boy Scout Troop 942 have filled the eggs with candy for Liberty Township's annual egg hunt.

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See What Your State Is Doing to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Unfortunately, women in Alabama fare worse than the national average. "It doesn't seem like there's been any specific progress, but certainly I speak to people about the issue", Smith said. The gap is even wider for women of color, with African American women making 63 cents on the dollar, and Hispanic women making only 54 cents, on average, compared with white men, according to statistics.

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Trump Is Granting The Military Much More Leeway In Bombing ISIS

Meanwhile, Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani gave a figure of 90, far higher than the toll initially reported after the blast. The attack occurred at 7.32 p.m. On Friday, U.S. officials called the use of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) the right weapon at the right time. "This is not the war on terror, but the inhuman and most brutal misuse of our country as testing ground for new and risky weapons", he said on Twitter .

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North Korea Launched A Missile But It Exploded Almost Immediately

US Defence Secretary James Mattis said President Donald Trump and his military advisers were "aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch". That was the site of a ballistic missile test earlier this month in which the projectile fell into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea. South Korea has a spotty record of tracking developments in North Korea, as information about the secretive, authoritarian state is often impossible to confirm.

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Local Egg Hunts held Saturday and Sunday

Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 3597 N. Sunridge Dr. Carson City - 10 a.m. and noon . The Easter egg hunt madness started two hours later. Children take off to grab their Easter eggs in the 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt presented by RP Broadcasting on Saturday morning at Bemidji High School.

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Trump administration issues final rule on stricter Obamacare enrollment

Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, told Bloomberg News last month. Shoppers will have a shorter time period to choose a 2018 plan and a harder time enrolling outside that window if they lose a job or have some other special circumstance that affects their coverage.


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