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Power restored to most San Francisco customers: PG&E

As of 3:30 p.m., only about 3,000 customers were without power, according to PG&E, and it was fully restored a little after 5 p.m. Crews had restored electricity for an estimated 12,500 people by 12 p.m. ATM screens were blank and the city's famed cable cars were shut down for hours. "It is premature tospeculate on a specific cause", he said, while discussing the cause of the fire.

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Jacksonport: Easter Egg Hunt on April 15

The eighth annual Clawson Easter Egg Hunt brought out families from all over Oakland County to partake in the tradition. Parents with children 4 years old and under started lining up at the play area on one end of the mall, while older children gathered at the food court.

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Wall St slips ahead of French election

Of the 57 companies in the S&P 500 that have reported earnings through Wednesday morning, about 75 percent have topped expectations, according to Thomson Reuters data, above the 71 percent average for the past four quarters. Oil majors Chevron and Exxon were up about 1.3 percent. The Dow added 174 points to finish at 20,578 and the S&P rose 17 points to end the day at 2,355.

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Trader's Buzzers -NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP), Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE)

Norges Bank bought a new stake in Nucor during the fourth quarter valued at about $492,657,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,359,960 shares of the company's stock worth $67,251,000 after buying an additional 822,886 shares during the last quarter.

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Delta to pay up to $10000 to bumped customers

Lawyers for Dao have moved to preserve evidence from the flight, filing a motion to keep surveillance videos and other materials related to United Flight 3411 in preparation for a possible lawsuit. Bruce Hicks, a public-relations consultant for carriers, said his former employer, Continental Airlines, once reimbursed all passengers for a flight that involved long delays and poor customer service.

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This Is Why You Shouldn't Get Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino

There's no better way to celebrate one of life's biggest moments than with a Unicorn Frappuccino. A medium-sized Unicorn Frapp includes 59 grams of sugar and 410 calories, which is about double the amount of sugar you should be eating per day, though I should add that that's about normal for a Frappuccino at Starbucks .

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IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

During his presidential campaign he called climate change a hoax. Speaking at the end of the meeting, Lagarde told a news conference: "There was a clear recognition in the room that we have probably moved from high financial and economic risks to more geopolitical risks".

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Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

In a recent report, Goldman Sachs reiterated its confidence in the oil market and said that USA inventory was in line with expectations. "The [lack of] reaction can either be attributed to saturation, as such news is released on nearly a daily basis, or to the fact that the foremost goal of the OPEC agreement - namely to reduce the huge stocks of crude oil and oil products - is still a long way from being achieved, " Commerzbank said in a note.

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Warriors' Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness

Jusuf Nurkic provided a spark and a big body. Poor communication on defense, as well as some questionable forced shots, was all the Warriors needed to take this one. "It won't happen twice", DeRozan said of going scoreless from the floor. The Blazers were not that team. I played well the first game (of the series).

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Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

Game three in Memphis caused a bit of an uproar on Twitter . Wall scored 32 points in each of the first two games. Now, after the loss in game three against the Grizzlies, those worries are beginning to resurface. Both of which, are a mismatch. Aldridge has been tasked with guarding ( Marc) Gasol when Dewayne Dedmon is off-the-floor, and it's taken a toll on his energy.

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Pence Wanted North Korea To See 'Resolve In My Face'

He told 2,500 military personnel at the Yokosuka Naval Base , a hub for the US Navy in the western Pacific, that "North Korea is the most unsafe and urgent threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific". Under leader Kim Jong Un, North Korea has ramped up its programmes, carrying out two nuclear tests and launching some 20 ballistic missiles a year ago alone.

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Novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallman shot in Kenya

Last month, suspected cattle herders burned down a luxury safari lodge she let out to guests. The local Farmers Association blame the army for pushing the herders into other private lands the moment they push them out of another. Hiring freeze or thaw? "For months these criminals have been rampaging around with their illegal weapons, destroying lives and livelihood", Evans said.

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Who Is Aya Hijazi? Egyptian Prisoner Released After 'Travesty Of Justice'

Hijazi landed just outside of Washington on Thursday morning, according to the Washington Post . Aya Hijazi spent nearly three years in prison in Egypt after she was arrested while working with the Belady Foundation, a humanitarian group helping poor children in Cairo find shelter.

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Trump Takes Aim at Wall Street's Favorite Financial Regulation

Trump, though, seemed to double down on his promise Saturday, promising in a tweet that, "Big TAX REFORM AND TAX REDUCTION will be announced next Wednesday". Both reviews are to be completed within 180 days. "President Trump is absolutely committed to make sure taxpayers are not at risk for government bailouts for entities that are too big to fail", he said .

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Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House

Asked about the USA administration's skepticism about climate change, Kim said the World Bank will continue to work with governments and private sectors in the world to boost financing for climate change, especially in China, India and Philippines.

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Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas

At nightfall on Friday, more protests and pockets of unrest were reported in eastern Caracas , and in Macuto in the neighboring state of Vargas. Six other people were injured. From the outside, it seems that the army is firmly by Maduro's side, although all opposition leaders claim that there is discomfort in the barracks. This week in a scenario that echoed the rise of Fidel Castro in Cuba, the General Motors plant in the city of Valencia was seized along with the corporation's bank ...

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North Korea 'Great War' Threat Against Donald Trump's 'Great Armada'

The report said the situation on the Korean Peninsula was "inching close to the brink of war in an evil cycle of increasing tensions". Mr Pence thanked Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull "for calling on China even this week to play an even more active and constructive role in addressing the North Korean threat".

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From Sea to Shining Sea? No Border Area Lawmaker Supports Trump's Wall

Trump's tweet that we can get Mexico to pay something for the wall, maybe, kind of, later was the sad backtracking of a president whose delusions have been confronted by reality. My base definitely wants the border wall. "I don't know what it will be made of, I don't know how high it will be, I don't know if it's going to have solar panels on its side and what the one side is going to look like and how it's going to be painted", he said.

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China to become global hub for electic cars

Electric cars are now mainly small city vehicles. While the company has revealed the platform being used in its first electric auto, it is yet to decide the architecture, name, specifications and other details for the said model. All of the new plug-ins are to be manufactured in China (a necessity if you want/need to sell cars in volume in the country). Although the electric vehicle is widely expected to subvert the auto market, it faces several hurdles before becoming a mainstream choice ...

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Next generation biometric card combines technology and fingerprint scans

It builds on fingerprint scanning technology now available in smartphones, and can be used at EMV terminals worldwide, the company says . The cards work with existing EMV chip readers, which American retailers broadly adopted a year ago.

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Utility says all power restored in San Francisco

Power had been restored to all but 3000 customers by day's end, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company posted on Twitter . As of 3:30 p.m., only about 3,000 customers were without power, according to PG&E, and it was fully restored a little after 5 p.m.

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Australia tightens citizenship rules for migrants

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton announced the 457 foreign worker visa program would be axed and replaced by an "Australians first" approach to skilled migration. Mr Turnbull had said the new regime is "putting Australians first". Federal Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker said the visa policy change would couple well with the changes to citizenship requirements and increase public confidence in Australia's immigration and visa systems.

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Georgia election heads for runoff as Dem falls just short of majority

A young Democrat, Jon Ossoff, in the USA state of Georgia has come very close to winning congressional seat held by Republicans for decades. Democrats are hoping a strategy of campaigning on Trump's unpopularity - and tying their opponent to the president - will lead them to a wave of victories .

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Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3

SERIES HISTORY: The Warriors own a 2-0 lead in the series and swept four games in the regular seasons. That's frustrating for anybody, but especially for one of the best players in the league. For example, the Cleveland Cavaliers vastly improved their defense in Game 3 of the Finals past year as a result of Kevin Love not playing. But also I'm still itching to get out there on the court.

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United Airlines to testify at hearing after violent video surfaces

Cellphone video of the event was viewed by millions and prompted a global public outcry and a stumbling response from the airline and its chief executive, Oscar Munoz. "I want to know why this happened, how it was allowed to occur and what protocols are in place to handle overbooked flights", said Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill.

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Another global anti-protectionist pledge is poised to die

Such language echoes a statement last month from the Group of 20 nations reflecting the Trump administration's call to rethink the global order for commerce. The country's debt stock as a percentage of the total value of the economy over the years has been a concern for the country's development partners, donors, and rating agencies because of its impact on government expenditure, the cost of credit, and economic growth.

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American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

We're told the woman had the stroller tagged by employees at gate check-in and was asked to leave it at the bottom of the jet bridge before boarding the flight so it could be stored underneath the plane. USA Today and others have picked up the story because of all the national outrage that was sparked by United Airlines' treatment of David Dao last week , and American Airlines has been quick to put out a statement condemning the flight attendant's actions.

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No One Is Getting Fired Over Passenger Dragging Incident, Says United CEO

Munoz and his top lieutenants indicated that it was too early to tell if bookings had been affected by the incident. Through Tuesday afternoon, its shares had fallen 4.3% since Flight 3411, wiping out almost one billion dollars (£778 million) in market value, although several other airline stocks declined in the same period.

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Trump signs executive orders on financial regulations

President Trump today ordered the Treasury Department to conduct reviews of the Dodd-Frank Act's Orderly Liquidation Authority and its process for designating nonbanks as systemically important financial institutions. He called the IMF's forecast for United States growth "a little conservative", saying that the country's economy could grow by 3 per cent or higher with the support of tax reforms and regulatory relief.

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US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

The United States periodically sends aircraft carrier strike groups to waters near the Korean Peninsula to project power. The US Vice President, Mike Pence, says his country and Australia will work closely together to address the threat from North Korea.

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After scrapping 457 visa, Australia announces tougher citizenship laws

Echoing United States President Donald Trump and his "America First" mantra, Mr Turnbull said he wanted to focus on " Australian jobs and Australian values". Malcolm Turnbull's citizenship crackdown, to be announced on Thursday, comes just two days after the prime minister outlined an overhaul of the 457 temporary foreign worker visa system.

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Pence reaffirms refugee deal with Australia despite reservations

His visit to Australia is particularly significant because of the controversial telephone conversation between Trump and Turnbull early this year over a refugee deal signed by former U.S. Turnbull in his remarks thanked Pence for honoring the agreement, saying it spoke to the "integrity" of Trump and his administration. Malcolm Turnbull has defended President Donald Trump's free trade credentials despite America's withdrawal from the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.

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Most Canadians support foreign-buyer tax

Three levels of government facing a red-hot housing market in the Greater Toronto Area have agreed Tuesday not to introduce any measures that would further boost demand and drive prices even higher. "The challenge for Toronto is whether these people think a foreign buyers tax in isolation is a good idea or not". The building industry has warned that rent control will discourage the construction of new rental properties.

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Paul George thinks Lance Stephenson must 'learn to control himself'

Lebron James just missed having a triple double for the Cavaliers as he had 25 points, 1o rebounds, and seven assists. Game 3 is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. George spent most of his postgame press conference detailing all the things his team is doing wrong in the series-"We're just doing a awful job of getting back and guarding people"-and calling out specific teammates".

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Trump administration denies Exxon a waiver for Russian Federation project

It sought to resume a joint venture with Rosneft, a Russian state-owned oil company. He lobbied against the sanctions after they were imposed in 2014, in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea. A Treasury representative said the department would not comment on individual licenses or waiver requests. Mosaic Financial Partners Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Exxon Mobil during the fourth quarter valued at $202,000.


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