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The Trump administration's North Korea crisis

China is urging a return to negotiations over North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons after Vice President Mike Pence warned that the US has lost its patience with the regime. "We will defeat any attack and we will meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective response", he said. While expressing displeasure over Beijing's economic retaliation against Seoul over the ongoing installation of a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery on the ...

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Check out Stock Price Target Report: Wells Fargo & Company's

The stock traded between $57.68 and $59.73 on volume of 31.78 million shares traded. ( WFC ), purchased 39,000 shares of the company on April 17. Additionally, Citigroup Inc. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Wells Fargo & Co from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, January 16th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a "market perform" rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of Wells Fargo & Co in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th.

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United says it won't use police with bumped passengers

Munoz called the incident a "system failure" and said United would reassess its procedures for seeking volunteers to give up their seats when a flight is full. Additionally, new cell phone video shows Dao speaking on the phone as a Chicago Department of Aviation security officer tried to get him to leave the plane.

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Tax Day deals: Free beer, free cookies, and more

Great American Cookie announced on March 20 in a press release that its annual free cookie on Tax Day returns for the fifth year in a row. If this rings true for you, you can look forward to Tax Day for one reason - free stuff! Bob Evans is among the businesses involved in tax day deals and freebies by offering 30% off your entire purchase on Tuesday for dine-in or carry out.

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Turkey's referendum and what's next

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe election monitor said Turkey's referendum was not impartial and instead favored President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid "limitations on fundamental freedoms". Erdogan has said concentrating power in the hands of the president is vital to prevent instability. The Council of Europe is a 47-member body, of which Turkey is a member, which promotes human rights and the rule of law and is separate from the European Union.

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Dollar Hits Five-Month Low Against Yen Amid Global Tensions

Downside to the USA dollar and government bond yields came from President Donald Trump's verbal intervention on Thursday, when he told the Wall Street Journal the dollar was "getting too strong" and that he would prefer the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low.

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Prosecutors to indict Park, conclude investigation into corruption scandal

The coercion charge against Park stems from $US68 million that she and her longtime confidante, Choi, were accused of extorting from big businesses in the form of "donations" to two foundations that Choi controlled. Prosecutors have therefore decided not to indict SK chairman Chey Tae-won but will charge Lotte chairman Shin Dong-bin without detention. Park was arrested by South Korean authorities on March 30.

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Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

Alaskan North Slope crude was valued at $1.90 a barrel over USA benchmark West Texas Intermediate on April 13. Oil droplets likely were contained to 1.5 acres (0.61 hectares) of the drill pad, responders said. Officials haven't been able to assess potential damage to the surrounding tundra or estimate how much oil was released from the well. The leak came as the remote North Slope, once home to America's biggest oilfields, has seen signs of a resurgence with producers working to boost ...

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New Justice Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

While many of Gorsuch's rulings show he too is a clear adherent to textualism, perhaps nowhere is his dedication to unearthing the meaning of a law as " the words on the paper say " more noticeable than in one 2015 decision in which he used "plain old grade school grammar" to determine the legal penalties imposed on defendants accused of using a firearm "during and in relation to any crime of violence or drug trafficking crime".

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BJP pledges meal at Rs10, no new municipal tax

Gupta, also the Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly, said that so far, the AAP government has not opened any "Aam Aadmi Canteen" as promised and instead, the canteen of LNJP Hospital has been converted into the "Aam Aadmi Canteen". With 10 years of anti-incumbency, the BJP is in no mood to let its control over Delhi's civic bodies go. "The Delhi government has an annual budget of Rs 48,000 crore in which, the civic bodies have a share of Rs 9,000 crore.

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Tata Sons says NCLT ruling vindicates its position on Cyrus Mistry

This follows a previous order in March when it termed unmaintainable the claims of oppression and mismanagement made by the Shapoorji Pallonji Group companies as the group did not meet the minimum shareholding threshold of 10% of issued share capital prescribed under Section 244 of the Companies Act, 2013.

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Deep Bench: BBB explains your rights as an airline passenger

Demetrio, who indicated Dao is going to sue, said the industry has long "bullied" passengers by overbooking flights and then bumping people, and "it took something like this to get a conversation going". A Chicago alderman says representatives from United Airlines and the city Aviation Department have been summoned by his committee to answer questions about a passenger who was dragged off a jet at O'Hare Airport.

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United Airlines CEO apologises over 'horrific' incident after company shares plummet

CHICAGO (AP) - Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines' parent company, sent employees a letter Tuesday that was more contrite than his statement a day earlier about a passenger being dragged from a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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Wells Fargo board 'claws back' $75 million from former executives

In the 100-page report, it revealed the unethical behaviour of the Wells Fargo's employees. Still, the board said that once Wells Fargo management did take action, the steps were "incremental, implemented slowly and insufficient" to fix the root of the problem.

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North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

After arriving in the South Korean capital, he placed a wreath at Seoul National Cemetery and then worshipped with military personnel at an Easter church service at the U.S. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking to reporters Monday evening, said he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".

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Businesses to report on gender pay gap from today

It will require all employers with 250 or more employees to measure and report their gender pay gaps for the first time . Over fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women continue to earn about eighty percent as much money as men.

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Wells Fargo orders former senior executives to pay back $75 million

The report was also highly critical of Tolstedt , who, along with "her senior leaders", it said, "paid insufficient regard to the substantial risk to Wells Fargo's brand and reputation from improper and unethical sales practices even as they failed to recognize the potential for financial or other harm to customers".

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Netflix Earnings After The Close

Pacific Crest reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a $170.00 target price on shares of Netflix in a report on Friday, April 7th. Instinet increased their price objective on Netflix from $130.00 to $165.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, January 19th.

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Bay Area businesses mark Equal Pay Day by offering 20 percent discounts

While white women have greatly narrowed the wage gap , "black women only narrowed that gap by 9 cents, from earning 56 cents for every dollar earned by a white man in 1980 to 65 cents today". A woman would have to work until she is 71 years old to make what a man makes by the time he is 60 years old. " #EqualPayDay is a reminder that women deserve equal pay for equal work".

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Texas mom accused of shooting video, photos of child's abuse

Broadnax said Peterkin indicated she was angry about the father's new girlfriend. The brother never received those messages because he was blocking Peterkin's calls, according to the station. Broadnax said Peterkin has a history of displaying erratic behavior and has previously vandalized her brother's vehicle. Broadnax said her brother, who has three children, had no idea his son was being abused.

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Andre Johnson to sign one-day contract to retire a Texan

Johnson was the third overall pick in the 2003 National Football League draft and certainly lived up to the hype that followed him coming out of the University of Miami. The seven-time Pro Bowl selection also holds multiple individual game records for the Texans, including most catches (14), receiving yards (273) and receiving touchdowns (three).

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80% of Americans Want to See the President's Taxes

And on February 3, in the midst of major protests against Trump's first executive order on immigration , the president tweeted that "Professional anarchists, thugs and paid protesters are proving the point of millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" NEW YORK CITY PROTESTCelebrities and lawmakers joined a Tax Day demonstration in New York City, where protesters planned to march to Trump Tower to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns.

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Illinois bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident

United Airlines' profit plunged 69 percent in the first three months of the year, and that was before the bad publicity surrounding the dragging of a bloodied passenger off a plane. Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines , said, "In the first quarter of 2017, our financial and operational performance gives us a lot of confidence about the foundation we are building".

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13 arrested in Berkeley, Calif., during dueling Trump rallies

The Trump tax marches were launched by a single tweet, organizers said. For four decades, presidents and major party nominees have released some of their tax returns, with the exception of Gerald Ford. as a businessman and, more importantly, as a true American, a person who is concerned with American values, would be totally destroyed if all his financial information was made public", said Mike Mannshardt, a retired teacher.

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Abington police still looking for nursing student who drove part-time for Uber

Authorities said that they found Laib's auto at the base of the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon. That's in Northeast Philadelphia, between Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road, and police say "prior to her last contact with her mother on that date".

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Democrats: Solid Opposition to Trump, But What Comes Next?

After 11 weeks, vacuums are breeding vacuums. President Donald Trump is not giving up on getting a Republican health care plan through Congress. On global affairs, Sens. "We're going to have a phenomenal tax reform, but I have to do healthcare first ", President Trump said. "It's really remarkable how, across so many different issues, Republicans are essentially trying to find a way to give tax cuts to the wealthy", Harry Stein, the director of fiscal policy for the Center for ...

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Afghanistan: Death toll from MOAB attack revised to 92

The US has more than 8,000 US troops in Afghanistan , training local forces and conducting counter-terrorism operations. The U.S. attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least four IS group leaders, Khogyani said.

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Champions League is Real Madrid's competition, claims Bale

And Spanish outlet Don Balon say Ronaldo has made it clear to Zidane the team needs Kroos in midfield to help them clinch that double. We will need to be at our best and not just focused on one man. For the home side, defenders Pepe and Raphael Varane are expected to remain side-lined with injury. "We believe in ourselves and we'll give it everything".

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Crystal Palace fans react on Twitter to Martin Kelly's Arsenal display

He once again batted away questions about his future after the game, saying he was "not in the mood" to discuss it. Arsenal would want to keep the player but i think they'll find it hard to do so given their struggles. Wenger's current deal is set to expire at the end of the season, although the Gunners have reportedly offered their new manager a two-year contract extension.

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Mamata Banerjee to visit Puri on April 18

Bhubaneswar: After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s recently concluded two-day National Executive meet in which party leaders across the country delved into its pan-India poll roadmap, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to hold a public rally here during her three-day Odisha visit beginning tomorrow.

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Korean crisis: Trump 'sends in three aircraft carriers'

Sending aircrafts and other military assets near that area is not unusual for the US and just recently the Vinson was in South Korea for military exercises. North Korea denounced Thursday's strike as an act of "intolerable aggression" and one that justified "a million times over" the North's push toward a credible nuclear deterrent.

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Britain urges Russian Federation to end support for Assad

Syria denies it carried out the attack. "Right now, I think everyone in the world sees Russian Federation as part of the problem", McMaster said. USA officials previously have said Russians routinely work with Syrians at the Shayrat air base where the attack is supposed to have originated.

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Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N.Korea

The North regularly launches short-range missiles, but is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the U.S. The reports came after Trump said that the North Korean nuclear issue would be "taken care of," while at the same time calling on China to pressure its neighbor into giving up its nuclear program.

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Mayhem in Berkeley: Trump Supporters, Counter-Protesters Clash During Rally

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times , Damigo - a native of San Jose, California - suffered from "severe post-traumatic stress disorder, drug and alcohol abuse, paranoia and flashbacks", and had attempted suicide following his first tour of duty in Iraq.

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Vale S.A. (VALE), Wells Fargo & Company

Community Bank N.A. boosted its position in Wells Fargo & Co by 14.9% in the third quarter. Dodge & Cox acquired a new position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co during the fourth quarter worth about $3,942,119,000. Rafferty Capital Markets lowered shares of Wells Fargo & Co from a hold rating to a sell rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $62.00 to $54.50 in a report on Wednesday, April 12th.


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