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Donald Trump criticised for congratulating Recep Tayyip Erdogan on winning Turkish referendum

Supporters of the "Yes" vote celebrate in Istanbul, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Trump's stance differs sharply with European leaders who have criticized the Turkish referendum, describing the narrow victory as a sign of authoritarianism. The "no" campaign complained of intimidation, detentions and beatings. Overnight, sporadic protests by disgruntled "No" voters erupted in parts of Istanbul, with demonstrators banging pots and pans to voice their discontent.

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Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order

President Trump is trying to put more muscle into his campaign slogan of "Buy American and Hire American" and is preparing to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at strengthening existing government policies to support domestic products and workers.

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Boise State to host NCAA tournament in 2018, 2021

The NCAA Division I men's swimming and diving championships will be held at Iowa's Campus Wellness and Recreation Center in 2021, returning to Iowa City for the first time since 2015. "We look forward to hosting a first-class event in 2022". Des Moines' Wells Fargo Arena and Drake University were chosen as hosts for first-and-second round games in the 2019 Division I men's basketball tournament, returning the event to an arena which first hosted it in 2016.

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Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

Trump has been critical of the program, claiming that it disadvantages American workers. President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign an executive order regarding "Buy American/Hire American" rules on Tuesday as he visits a tool-making manufacturer in the midwestern state of Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin, New York governors ask Trump for help on milk

Canada has made a decision to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, a protein liq. "The reality is that Canadian provinces, starting a year ago with Ontario and now extending across the nation, are implementing what they call a 'national ingredients strategy.' This lowers the cost for processors to buy Canadian-made milk ingredients, undercutting the sales previously made by Grassland and other companies to Canada", Chris Galen, a senior vice-president at the National Milk Producers ...

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Great Britain: Theresa May announces a precipitous general election for 8th June

The 60-year-old vicar's daughter is Britain's second prime minister after Margaret Thatcher and many commentators have drawn comparisons to the steely determination of the "Iron Lady". The prime minister's own personal ratings also dwarf those of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, with 50 percent of those asked saying she would make the best prime minister.

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Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes

Then, as New York Daily News reported , Melania Trump had to nudge her husband to raise his hand during the National Anthem. First lady Melania Trump , President Donald Trump and the Easter Bunny wave from the Truman Balcony on Monday, April 17.

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Anglo American (LON:AAL) Receives Hold Rating From Jefferies Analysts

The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Tuesday 18th of April state 3 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 1 analysts "buy", 4 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 1 analysts "strong sell". JP Morgan maintained Pagegroup PLC (LON:PAGE) rating on Wednesday, July 13. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, November 1. In a note sent to clients and investors on 18 April, Anglo American PLC (LON:AAL) stock had its "Hold" Rating reconfirmed by equity ...

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Donald Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria missile strikes

But asked about the possibility of further intervention, the secretary of state said Washington's "first priority" in Syria was to defeat Islamic State terror group, also known as Daesh. British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on April 9 accused Russian Federation of being responsible "by proxy" for the death of the 87 civilians killed in the Khan Sheikhoun attack.

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Woodbury native Jake Guentzel nets a postseason hat trick

Werenski returned in the third period wearing a face shield but finally had to exit the game because of swelling in his right eye. Sadly for Werenski and the Blue Jackets , they fell to a 5-4 defeat in overtime. Evgeni Malkin scored his first goal of the postseason, and Patric Hornqvist pushed in an empty-net goal. The Pittsburgh Penguins sat tied with Columbus with less than 14 minutes left in overtime of the teams' first round playoff series.

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Pence and Abe agree coordinated efforts are crucial for containing N. Korea

The world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan. Kiselyov is known for sometimes extreme statements, such as when he warned that Russian Federation could turn the USA into "radioactive ash".

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Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

It allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire. Pence's advisers told reporters that he hopes to win better USA access to Japanese markets and to attract more Japanese investment in the U.S.

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Tesla will reveal the final production Model 3 in July

In one other bit of Elon-Musk-making-announcements-on-Twitter news, the entrepreneur has said the final version of the Model 3 automobile is going to be shown off in July . Led by the enigmatic Musk , Tesla recently became the most valuable USA vehicle company, passing General Motors Co for the top spot . Tesla's valuation rose after Piper Jaffray analyst Alex Potter on Monday upgraded Tesla's stock from a price target of $223 to $368.

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Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) Reviewed By Analysts

One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth was at -22.30% in past 5 Years Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.

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Bitcoin Could Soon Be Accepted at 260000 Stores in Japan

Japan revised its law past year to regulate the dealings of virtual currencies including bitcoin, so as to prevent their use in terrorism or money laundering and protect the interests of the owners. Tokyo-based Bic Camera plans to decide whether to expand bitcoin payments to other outlets after gauging demand for the new payment method. The report reveals a trial run to be held this Friday with bitFlyer's point-of-sale bitcoin payment system at the retail group's flagship store in Tokyo and ...

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YouTube TV rolls out in five cities with free Chromecast offer

You can learn more at tv.youtube.com/welcome and subscribe through Google Play or the App Store . YouTube TV includes access to YouTube Red Originals. YouTube TV is mainly for you to channel surf the internet and NOT to stream movies and shows from an online library . Video consumption in India has grown at a massive pace, especially after the launch of free data services by telecom operator Reliance Jio under its promotional offers.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg vows to help prevent repeat of Cleveland murder posting

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed in a tweet shortly before noon that Stephens had committed suicide following a brief pursuit by police after he was spotted Tuesday morning. According to a timeline released by Facebook, Stevens first posted a video of himself announcing his plan to kill some and two minutes later posted a video of himself shooting and killing Godwin.

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NDP promises freeze on BC Hydro rates if it wins election

In terms of new spending - over and above what has already been outlined in the government's three year fiscal plan that was tabled with this year's budget - the promises are rather modest: $50 million this year, and $157 million over three years.

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Analysts Near-Term outlook: ESH HOSPITALITY LLC (STAY), Omnicom (OMC)

These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 7th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.55%.

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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Yahoo! during the fourth quarter valued at about $259,119,000. A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.13 earnings per share.

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Check Out the Pay Gap in Each State for Equal Pay Day

Thousands of United Kingdom employers are set to begin publishing figures showing the difference between what men and women earn, under a law the government says is not only fair but could also add billions of pounds to the economy. Crimson & Whipped Cream will offer 20 percent off to women April 4. The Institute for Women's Policy Research reports that from 2015-2016, weekly earnings among Black women increased 2.9 percent, Hispanic women saw an increase of 2.2 percent, and white women ...

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Russian Federation and US, after Tillerson talks, agree modest steps to mend ties

MOSCOW - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia for almost two hours Wednesday, but the two men appeared unable to agree on the facts involving the deadly chemical weapons assault on Syrian civilians or Russian interference in the US election - much less move toward an improvement in basic relations.

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JAB Holding to buy Panera Bread for $7.5B

JAB also controls cosmetics maker Coty Inc., which this week announced an agreement to license Burberry Group Plc's beauty brands. St. Louis-based Panera has 2,000 bakery/cafes throughout the United States including several in the Valley operated by Covelli Enterprises.

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Modi pitches for justice to Muslim women

Indeed, this point in BJP's his-tory could be seen as its peak. The OPCC chief said BJD and BJP shared power in Odisha for nine long years between 2000 and 2009. Besides, the dwindling fortunes of the Congress and internal strife in Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) could favour the BJP. "Next time (in 2019), a BJP government will be formed in Odisha".

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U.S. urges China to open trade, holds off on currency manipulator tag

Additionally, US Department of the Treasury established a "monitoring list" of major trading partners that merit close attention to their currency practices. "I think when we talked about the use of red lines in the past with respect to Syria - the president's red line - that drawing red lines hasn't really worked in the past", he said.

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Medical Properties Trust Inc. Posted gains of 1.65% in the Last Trade

The Company focuses on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States and selectively in foreign jurisdictions. MCF Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 1.5% in the third quarter.

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Paytm rolls out Food Wallet to compete with Ticket Restaurant and Sodexo

This new feature is meant for corporates to issue tax-free employee benefits such as meal coupons and food vouchers. However, between easily spoilt paper coupons, low acceptability and expiry dates, around 6 million Indians struggle to file their food voucher claims every year.

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WashPost: Georgia Special Election Reflective of GOP Divide

Oakley, who cast an early ballot for Ossoff, moved to Georgia about six years ago and often feels "like a fish out of water" as a staunch Democrat in the red state. Traditionally, the possibility of losing the party a Congressional seat is heavily considered when choosing nominees to fill federal positions, but unsurprisingly, Trump did not take this precaution, leading to a series of wide open seats during a time when he and the Republican party are viewed at an all-time low.

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Stock Focus: Shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) in Spotlight

State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 70,470 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $6,844,000 after buying an additional 1,640 shares during the last quarter. $94,104 worth of stock was sold by Klinck Theodore J on Wednesday, March 1. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th. This represents a $3.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.39%.

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United States confirms North Korea's latest missile test

The isolated dictatorship celebrated the 105th birthday of its late founder with a massive military parade displaying what appeared to be previously-unseen KN-08 and KN-14 missiles. provocation. "However, North Korea has a habit of showing off new concepts in parades before they ever test or launch them", Hanham said. An official from South Korea's Unification Ministry, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing office rules, confirmed that the man was Kim Won Hong and said his appearance ...

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Man dragged off plane files court papers

When Dao repeatedly refused to leave his seat, employees called in security personnel from the city's Aviation Department, who dragged him off the aircraft. His legal team plans to hold a news conference tomorrow to discuss the matter with reporters. "Currently, (Dr Dao and his family) are focused only on Dr Dao's medical care and treatment", Chicago-based lawyer Stephen Golan said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea

In a sign of Beijing's hardening attitude, the Global Times, a state-run tabloid, said in an editorial on Monday that China could enforce "stricter measures" against North Korea, including a ban on oil exports, or join a USA -led effort to block the North's access to worldwide financial markets.

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New United Airlines Policy Scraps Last-Minute Boarding for Crew Members

Crew members are now required to make must-ride bookings at least 60 minutes prior to departure. When no one took the offer United began just picking names of passengers, who they then asked to leave their seats in order to seat flight staff.

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How Jon Ossoff became the insurgent candidate in Georgia's special election

So Democrats see Tuesday as their best chance for victory. As if the interview could not get any more awkward, Alisyn Camerota hit Ossoff with a doozy of a follow-up question. Marco Rubio, one of gaggle of Republican presidential hopefuls that Trump vanquished. But Trump is falling short of his pledge to end the H-1B program, which is popular with big business.

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Couple kicked off United flight on way to wedding

When the flight attendant asked the soon-to-be-newlyweds for their ticket to see if they were supposed to be sitting there, Hohl told them that they were not, but asked if they could upgrade their seats. But the officials behind it still blamed Hohl and his bride for the disturbance. "These passengers repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating which they did not purchase and they would not follow crew instructions to return to their assigned seats." a United spokesperson told the Daily ...


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