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Job growth whiffs badly in March; unemployment rate falls to 4.5%

For the week ending March 25, continuing claims for unemployment benefits fell 24,000 to 2,028,000, according to the Labor Department. A total of 98,000 jobs were added last month, which was fewer than what economists had forecast and half the number of jobs gained in January and February.

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Celebrities Bring Awareness to Equal Pay Day - See Their Social Media Posts!

It's always held in April to mark how far into the year women must work to make what their male counterparts did in the last year. "When I went in to ask if this was a performance based release, the comment to me was, no, you're young, you're single, you're a woman, you can find another job", Sioux Falls resident Linda Duba said.

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United to compensate all customers on flight passenger was dragged off

Demonstrators protest outside the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago aldermen will hold an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon at City Hall to demand answers from Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans.

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United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

United Airlines says it will ensure crew members traveling on its planes will be booked at least one prior to departure, before passengers have boarded. Three police officers forcibly removed him from the plane. One of Dao's children, Crystal Pepper, said the family was "horrified, shocked and sickened" by what happened.

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North Korean missile launch fails a day after pompous weaponry parade

After a two-month policy review, officials settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement", US officials said Friday. "The president and his military team are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch", US Defense Secretary James Mattis said in a statement.

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Semi To Be Unveiled in September

Musk's first indication that such a vehicle was in the works was back in the summer of 2016, when he revealed the second part of Tesla's master plan , describing the future release of a "new kind of pickup truck ". The CEO previously announced that the company had indicated a semi truck was coming shortly. Tesla was not immediately available for additional comment.

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Bill O'Reilly in deepening scandal over sexual harrassment payouts

Hyundai says it now has no ads on "The O'Reilly Factor", but it pulled spots on future episodes. "Based on the recent allegations and our strong commitment to inclusion, respect and tolerance in the workplace, we have made a decision to pull Constant Contacts ads from The O'Reilly Factor", Lark-Marie Anton, a spokesperson for Constant Contact, said in a statement .

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Are U.S.-Russia relations really at an all-time low?

On April 11, Peskov said that Putin's schedule did not list a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State. So that we can then address the more serious problems. Russia wants the United States to eliminate sanctions on Moscow related to its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Ecuadoreans choosing president in close race

The head of the electoral council, a favorite punching bag of the opposition, appealed for calm. "Delegates from our political alliance will challenge the results", Lasso said . Local media reported that some of Mr Lasso's supporters had gathered in the capital of Quito , as well as the city of Guayaquil. "We have completely accurate data".

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United Airlines still in recovery as passenger mulls lawsuit over removal

The US Department of Transportation is reviewing whether United complied with rules on overbooking. Dao was chosen, but United said he refused to get off the plane. This, the airline said, was in accordance with the airline's contract of carriage. It was at least Munoz's fourth statement about the confrontation.

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LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark

ET is first pitch between Atlanta and San Diego Friday), SunTrust Park . Matching his power total for all of last season, Inciarte hit the first homer in baseball's newest stadium to carry the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday.

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How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

The open enrollment period for 2018 will be shortened nearly in half under the rule, from November 1 through December 15. This would change to 20 percent under the new rules, meaning less coverage would be available to the poor and underserved.

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The 3 drugs Arkansas would use to execute death row inmates

Judge Griffen issued his ruling to allow time to study a request from drug distributor McKesson Corporation for the use of the anesthetic to be banned in state executions. With a 500 mg dose listed in the state's execution protocol, Arkansas expects that the inmates will not be aware they are dying. Particularly controversial is the use of the sedative midazolam, which has been cited in several painful, botched executions.

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Prabhu launches new rail coach with glass roof, GPS

The chairs can be rotated to allow tourists to turn it completely, if they want to see something on the other side, without moving from their seat. Made of special acrylic, the two coaches with a 40 seater capacity each, will provide the passengers a view of the valley through the roof and huge windows from the comfort of their own seats on a revolving chairs.

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Chelsea will be nervous after Spurs' winning run - Frank Lampard

Two goals in three minutes from Mousa Dembele and Son Heung-min put the hosts in complete control inside 20 minutes and Harry Kane grabbed his 20th league goal of the season shortly after halftime as high-flying Spurs maintained their momentum.

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Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

The vice president was joined by his wife and two adult daughters and was laying a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery at the start of his trip. "The president has no further comment", Secretary of Defense James Mattis said in a statement quoted by CNN .

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United Changes Crew Booking Policy in Wake of Passenger Incident

The airline is now giving their employees permission to offer passengers up to nearly 10,000 dollars in compensation in order to give up their seats on overbooked flights. United shares fell 4 per cent after footage was shared of Dr Dao being hauled off the flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky. Flight attendants said overbooking should never result "in a passenger being physically injured by airport security".

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Wells Fargo Slips; Internal Probe Blames Sales Scandal On Two Executives

Since at least 2011, according to authorities, Wells Fargo employees opened as many as 2 million unauthorized checking and credit card accounts in almost every state it does business. The company had actually fired 5,300 over a five-year period - something the board learned only in September, after Wells Fargo said it would pay $ 185 million in penalties and fines to settle lawsuits brought by federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney over its creation of as many as 2 ...

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Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. Despite the saber rattling, Trump has found little support - publicly or behind the scenes - from allies South Korea and Japan. It may be up to his vice president, Mike Pence, to fill in the details during a visit to Asia.

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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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