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'Our sword is ready' USA sends chilling warning to Kim Jong

One US official said the prospective shoot-down strategy would be aimed at occurring after a nuclear test, reports The Guardian. "The better path will be for China to address the North Korean threat that is making such defensive measures necessary", Pence said.

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United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger ejection

Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor who was seen in video being dragged off a United flight a week ago, will likely sue the airline, his attorney said on Thursday. He described the incident as a "system failure across various areas". United is facing calls for a boycott after the shocking incident. Dao's lawyers have taken steps that foreshadow a lawsuit against the airline and the city of Chicago, which operates O'Hare Airport.

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U.S. and China working 'closely' on North Korea, says Mattis

North Korea's economic clout is small - South Korea's central bank estimates its neighbor had a gross national income in 2015 of 34.5 trillion South Korean Won ($30 billion), just 2.2 percent that of South Korea . The announcement followed an inaugural meeting Tuesday of the U.S. -Japan Economic Dialogue in Tokyo chaired by visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso.

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Lady Gaga And Prince William Chat About Mental Health On FaceTime

The stigmas or just plain fear, they said, stops many from opening up about their feelings. Speaking about her issues in a video chat as part of the prince's charity Heads Together campaign, which the 34-year-old royal is spearheading alongside his wife Duchess Catherine and his 32-year-old brother Prince Harry, the "Million Reasons" hitmaker said: "It made me very nervous at first".

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YES Bank profit up 30% in Q4

The bank's Q4 net interest margin stood at 3.6 percent versus 3.4 percent year ago. As at March-end 2017, gross non-performing assets (GNPA) and net non-performing assets (NNPA) rose to 1.52 per cent (0.76 per cent as at March-end 2016) and 0.81 per cent (0.29 per cent), respectively.

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Ontario considering non-resident speculation tax to help housing market

Something similar - called "shadow flipping" - became increasingly common in Vancouver, in which a real estate agent would resell the same previously-owned home mant times before the closing date, driving up the price of the house, sometimes by hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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EU launches probe in Hungarian education law

Thousands of people marched through Budapest again on Wednesday evening, in the latest in a series of big rallies against the Hungarian prime minister's alleged autocratic tendencies and crackdown on civil society. He confirmed that Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon and CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff met last week to discuss the effect of the legal amendment on the university.

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Nintendo shares jump after Switch console sets U.S. sales records

The iconic game company sold 906,000 Switch consoles in the U.S.in March, making it the fastest-selling Nintendo game system in history and one of the fastest-selling game consoles of all time. However, since limited edition versions of Breath of the Wild are included in the data, the most likely explanation is that gamers purchased two copies of the game-a collector's edition and a base version to play on the system.

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Theresa May will not take part in TV debates

Advisers have played down the prospect of major market disruption ahead of the snap election in June as they expect a Conservative majority should eliminate political "distractions". Her decision came on a day when ITV became the first broadcaster to confirm a debate ahead of the poll in June, announced by May yesterday. "I will be asking for the British people for a mandate to complete Brexit and make a success of it".

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Kim's desire for peace deciding factor in US-North Korea relations

Seventh Fleet at the U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka, 40 miles south of Tokyo. The ship has been undergoing a restricted availability maintenance period since January. The State Department said Monday that China sent the Trump administration "positive signals" that it will increase economic sanctions to pressure its ally North Korea to abandon its development of missiles and nuclear weapons.

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Dollar strength a good thing? Mnuchin pulled the Easter Bunny

Major exporters want it. "We have of course seen Trump suggest the main movements against (North) Korea are likely to be economic sanctions rather than military", Foley said. "SM - Absolutely. And I go back to saying it's a big part of the president's agenda to create economic growth". 'We're also working with Congress on tax reform , and simplification, and we're on time, ' Trump told an audience today at the Snap-On Tool headquarters in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Melania Trump Nudges President Trump to Raise Hand During National Anthem

While standing on the Truman balcony, accompanied by Melania , their 11-year-old son Barron and a large white rabbit, Donald forgot to put his hand on his heart during the National Anthem. "That has always been the plan, so yes it's true", Stephanie Grisham, communications director for the first lady, said in an email Monday when asked to confirm reports from several news outlets that Melania and Barron will move to Washington , D.C., this summer.

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Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts 2017 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call April 28, 2017

Firm's net income measured an average growth rate of 1.90%. However, Colgate has underperformed the broader industry in the last six months. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) General Counsel Sells 10792 Shares of Stock

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.96% with $3.57 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. Keefe Bruyette Downgrade its coverage for JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 86,927 shares. CLSA restated a buy rating and set a $79.00 price objective on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co.in a report on Wednesday, January 11th.

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No one to be fired over forcible removal of passenger

Mr Munoz says he takes full responsibility "for making this right " after the April 9 incident on board a United Express plane in Chicago. The airline already offered refunds to passengers on the flight and said police will no longer be called to remove paid, seated passengers from flights, unless for safety or security issues, Munoz said.

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Jon Ossoff Finishes Below 50%, Georgia's 6th District Heading to Runoff

For U.S. President Donald Trump, an off-year congressional election on Tuesday in the reliably Republican northern suburbs of Atlanta could spell trouble if Democratic upstart Jon Ossoff pulls off a surprise victory. On Twitter, Trump said Monday April 17, 2017, that "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" "I wouldn't use the word referendum", said spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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IMF trims India growth forecast

He described the speeding up as broad based across advanced, emerging and low income economies, building on gains in both manufacturing and trade . Among the G7, the US has the highest projected growth, with increases of 2.3 per cent this year and 2.5 per cent in 2018, unchanged from the IMF's outlook in January.

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The WS Atkins PLC's (ATK) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

Blackrock Advsrs Limited Co has 0.02% invested in NetScout Systems, Inc. The rating was reinitiated by Liberum Capital with "Hold" on Monday, February 13. on Wednesday, November 23. O'Keefe Kenneth W bought 2,000 shares worth $227,688. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.is an operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring made-to-order cuisine, including both Mexican inspired and American classic dishes.

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Oil stable as OPEC says it is committed to rebalance markets

Although crude inventories fell by 840,000 barrels in the week to April 14 to 531.6 million barrels, they still held near record highs, while gasoline stocks rose by 1.4 million barrels as refinery runs increased by 334,000 bpd, the API said.

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InterContinental Hotels says 1200 hotels hit by malware

In February, IHG confirmed a breach at 12 hotels. The Company operates hotels in three ways: as a franchisor, as a manager, and on an owned and leased basis. You should immediately report any unauthorized charges to your card issuer because payment card rules generally provide that cardholders are not responsible for unauthorized charges reported in a timely manner.

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EPA seeks to derail cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Trump administration's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 would cut EPA funding 31 percent, the biggest planned cut for any federal agency. The EPA is publicly denying that the Chicago office is targeted for closure. "While these reports have yet to be confirmed, I am gravely concerned with any effort to potentially close the Environmental Protection Agency's regional office, which would be a disaster for the Great Lakes".

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Akzo unveils plan to separate chemicals arm, pay special dividend

The company will invest €1bn in R&D over the next three years. "The supervisory board believes that management's plan for Akzo Nobel's future will deliver superior shareholder value compared to the alternatives", chairman Antony Burgmans said in the statement.

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China, Germany must do more to reduce trade surpluses

The country's Deputy Prime Minister of economics and Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho called his USA counterpart Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, the day before the report was released, to convince him that Korea is doing its best to reduce what the new Trump administration sees as a trade imbalance.

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Chipotle raising its prices by 5 percent at some locations

It has outperformed by 0.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $13.69B company. CMG has been the topic of several other reports. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This report was originally reported by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. As it works to fix the reputation of its Mexican-food chain, Chipotle is making a separate foray into burgers.

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Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests

But Binali Yildirim warned that calling for street protests was unacceptable. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan , citing what it called substantial voting irregularities.

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US, North Korea both need to rein it in

There are also doubts about the leverage China has on North Korea . It would be in no one's interests, particularly the long-deprived North Korean population, were dynastic despot Kim Jong-un to take the final steps to achieving that goal.

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United staff will no longer take seats of boarded passengers

Predictably, Sunday's incident has gone viral, making United the object of worldwide outrage with boycotts and other reactions - justly deserved. "This is one of our initial steps in a review of our policies in order to deliver the best customer experience ", said United spokesperson Maggie Schmerin in a statement .

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RA Dickey shines as Atlanta Braves defeat San Diego, 4-2

While it won't have the same pomp and circumstance as Friday, it will be a chance to set the tone for SunTrust Park, where the Braves are undefeated in their only game. Wil Myers had 17 hits, 10 runs and nine RBI heading into the weekend, while Manuel Margot had 14 hits, eight runs and three homers in that time. Inciarte provided some breathing room in the sixth with a two-run shot into the right-field seats after Craig Stammen relieved Chacin.

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United changes crew-booking policy after passenger's removal

The company said late Friday that it will now require commuting staff and crew members to check into flights 60 minutes prior to departure. United spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin said in an email Sunday that the change is an initial step in a review of policies and it's meant to ensure that situations like Dao's never happen again.

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Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered four federal departments to tighten the implementation of existing regulations and suggest new legislative and administrative measures to curb what the White House termed "abuses in our guest worker programmes".

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Kim's desire for peace 'deciding factor' in US-North Korea relations

Pence said the United States would defend the right to freedom of navigation through the waterway, one of the most important shipping channels on the planet. Pence - speaking to sailors and Marines gathered Wednesday on the USS Ronald Reagan at Yokosuka naval base - repeated the Trump administration's line that all options to end North Korea's nuclear program were on the table.

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India summons Pakistan's deputy high commissioner

The country has implicated Mumbai's Kulbhushan Jadhav and even after request from our government, they want to hang him on false pretexts. "I have forcefully asked for consular access on the basis of the worldwide law and on humanitarian grounds as he is an Indian national".

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We won't drag passenger off plane anymore: United Airlines CEO

Munoz said United would be examining the way it compensates customers who volunteer to give up seats on overbooked planes, adding that it would likely not demand that seated passengers surrender their places. Dao's lawyer said earlier Thursday that Dao suffered a concussion and broken nose when airport officers employed by the city dragged him from the plane to make room for United crew members.

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Emirates cuts flights to US as Trump's policies hit bookings

Although both moves were blocked by USA judges, some travelers have been deterred. One day after the president of Qatar Airways told CNN i that the ban on carry-on electronics was "not necessary to frighten passengers", Emirates has announced that it will reduce us flights due to the Trump administration's restrictive policies.

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No one will be fired in United passenger dragging incident

On a conference call to discuss those results, Munoz started by apologizing again for the April 9 scene on a United Express plane at Chicago's O'Hare airport. Then he noted that the board of United Continental Holdings Inc. has supported him. "We've always thought to repay our customers' trust with the highest quality of service and deepest level of respect and dignity", Munoz said.


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