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United Airlines changes employees check-in policy after passenger's forcible removal

United Continental Holdings Inc has changed its policy on employee travel and will now ensure crew members riding on its aircraft as passengers are booked at least 60 minutes before departure, according to a statement from the company. After no one volunteered, the airline's crew chose seats at random to rebook on another flight. Three other passengers eventually agreed to leave, but Dao insisted he needed to return home to care for patients.

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President Trump to hold rally on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

The rally comes on the 100th day of Trump's presidency, a key yardstick by which presidents are historically judged on their legislative achievements. Comedian Hasan Minhaj of the Comedy Central's " The Daily Show " will be the featured performer at the dinner. Mr Trump would not concede that point, but he did acknowledge that being commander in chief brings with it a "human responsibility" that he did not much bother with in business.

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Retailer Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

The much-loved fashion brand is seeking potential offers and exploring options for the company's future. Shares have been on a bumpy ride since the company's initial public offering in 2014. But in 2015, JAB folded Italian leather-goods brand Zagliani into Bally, leaving its upscale motorcycle-jacket maker Belstaff as its only other luxury holding.

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Oil is steady but set for big weekly decline

Analysts broadly think that oil prices will rise further this year if the deal holds. Oil prices tumbled Friday on renewed concerns that increasing USA production and inventory will offset leading Gulf crude producers' production cut efforts.

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Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold

The Company acts as an intermediary in the wholesale over-the-counter and exchange traded financial and commodity markets, facilitating the trading activities of its clients, in particular commercial and investment banks. After $0.17 actual earnings per share reported by Vereit Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.88% EPS growth. It has underperformed by 16.16% the S&P500.

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Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches, despite scorching heat

The 2012 MCD polls had registered a 53.23 per cent turnout. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had been demanding that the elections be postponed till voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT)-fitted EVMs are made available. Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken and Delhi BJP leaders, including union Ministers Dr Harsh Vardhan, Vijay Goel, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari, Lok Sabah members Meenakshi Lekhi, ...

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Muller Slams Champions League Officials: It Was 10 Against 14

I have a lot of confidence in the players, even more so after the game in Madrid . The Madrid police made this statement about their plans for the match prior to kick-off, after their declared the game a "high risk" fixture. "There is only one way to win the Champions, which is to keep insisting, insisting and insisting again". "For the first time, I've got some sort of mad rage inside me, because we had a shafting".

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Scottish Cup semi final: Rangers 0-2 Celtic

They were then forced into a change when Dembele pulled up with a hamstring injury and signalled his game was up; Leigh Griffiths replacing the £100-billion rated phenomenon. In the first half we kept the ball and they created no chances and we could have scored two or three. "By respecting the opponent we dropped off too much on the park - it was not what we preparing for during the week", said Caixinha.

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International Monetary Fund lowers 2016-17 growth forecast for Egypt to 3.5 percent

The report was released just a day after China's announcement that its economy grew a robust 6.9 percent in the first quarter of this year. The corresponding report in October 2016 estimated that the Cyprus economy's growth would reach 2.8% and to 2.2% in 2017.

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PM Modi bats for simultaneous elections, changing fiscal to January- December

Currently, India follows April-March as fiscal year. He said the meeting today would be an opportunity to exchange views on policies and implementation. Thanking the Chief Ministers, he said consensus on GST will go down in history as a great illustration of cooperative federalism. The government's three-year action agenda, a replacement of the Nehruvian-era five-year plan - pegged as the next replacement to the decades-old five-year plans - may take time to come into effect.

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GM to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

Mizuno added that plug-in hybrid models would likely follow, but did not say when that auto might hit the market in China. Worthington added Ford meant to bring to market what Chinese officials call "new energy vehicles" in a cost efficient way.

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Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator

Labour is expected to be crushed by the Tories in the June election, with the latest polls showing Labour trailing by 24 points. Mrs May said she would not take part in any televised leaders' debates, leading to criticism from Mr Corbyn and other party leaders she was "running scared".

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Immigration Minister denies changes to Australian citizenship is a crackdown on Muslims

And there is no wait for the changes to kick in. "I am sure the new norms will shorten the queue for genuine applicants like me", she added. He said citizenship would only be granted to those who supported Australian values , respected the country's laws and "want to work hard by integrating and contributing to an even better Australia".

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Exit polls predict victory for BJP, drubbing for AAP in Delhi

Voting at some polling stations in North Delhi's Burari area and South West Delhi's Kapashera areas had to be stopped for a few minutes after complaints of malfunctioning of the EVMs were reported from there. ABP-C Voter claimed that the BJP will get 218 out of 272 seats while the AAP would get only 24 and Congress 22, which was hoping to make a comeback. Meanwhile, an exit poll showed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - that has ruled the capital's three municipal bodies for the last 10 years - ...

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As Toronto weighs housing tax, prices in Vancouver are creeping up again

After two consecutive years of double-digit gains, the price of an average house in Toronto jumped to C$916,500 ($925,600) last month, a 33 per cent increase on the year-earlier month; the average price of a detached home topped C$1.2 million.

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Macron wins first round of French presidential election

It is the first time in modern French history that no major-party candidate has advanced to the presidential runoff. Unpopular incumbent President Francois Hollande , who pledged past year not to stand for re-election, voted in his political fiefdom of Tulle in Correze, southwestern France.

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Corbyn 'planning to dismantle' UK defences

Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald last night insisted it was the "first duty" of government to protect the country, adding: "We will not demure from that one iota". He said that Mrs May is on course for a "steamroller" election victory. The Labour leader also refused to rule out cancelling the programme if he becomes Prime Minister, saying he would order a review that would "include all aspects of defence".

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Protestors clash with police in France over election results

Several voters told AFP they had voted tactically in a bid to keep the far right out of power. "Macron bills himself as the progressist versus conservatives, Le Pen as the patriot versus the globalists". Police intervened and stopped the commotion minutes before the 48-year-old arrived to cast her ballot in the northern town of Henin-Beaumont. France is now steaming into unchartered territory, because whoever wins on May 7 can not count on the backing of France's political mainstream parties.

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Kathleen Wynne's Housing Plan Will Create Slums and Won't Solve Affordability Issues

Wynne stressed that the changes are being made to calm the frenetic market and establish fairness for those trying buy a home. That kind of tax would discourage speculation and make it more expensive to "flip" homes, he said. The 15 percent levy will apply to non-Canadian citizens, non-permanent residents and non-Canadian corporations buying residential properties containing one to six units in the greater Toronto area, the provincial government said in a statement Thursday.

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The real world of crude oil has a warning for financial markets

Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's oil minister, told journalists on Thursday that the OPEC and other major suppliers have not achieved their aim of reducing oil inventories below the five-year historical average. Joint compliance among OPEC and non-OPEC in March was above 90 per cent, he said. Talking about shale, Emirati Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazroui said producers involved in the cut made the decision "because we care about the balance in the market".

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Dortmund bomb blast for money not terror

Prosecutors said they have been able to trace the computer used to purchase the so-called put options to the luxury hotel in Dortmund where the team had been staying. Three letters had been left at the site of the attack to steer investigators towards inferring an Islamist motive, but prosecutors last week expressed doubts about their authenticity.

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Circuit breaker failure causes massive power outage in San Francisco

The outage halted the city's iconic cable auto operations and stuck 20 elevators with people inside. The outage is being associated with a fire at an electrical substation in the Tenderloin. The transit agency deployed more than 100 parking control officers to direct traffic. After being evacuated from buildings or finding themselves stranded, many people took to coffee shops with wifi in areas that still had power.

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EI Group PLC (ETI) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

It now has negative earnings. The Company's products include OXAYDO and SPRIX Nasal Spray. TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC is a provider of fixed line broadband, voice telephony, mobile and television services. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, April 13. Beaufort Securities maintained the shares of GLEN in report on Monday, October 12 with "Hold" rating.

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Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to impose measures to restrict imports, criticizing countries like Germany and China for running large trade surpluses with the United States and benefiting from weak currencies. Mnuchin said the administration's goal was to simplify the tax system for both individuals and businesses. "Maybe a big postcard, but you can still stick it in the mail".

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International Monetary Fund raises forecast for global economic growth

The IMF also predicts growth of 3.6 percent in 2018. "The lack of specificity about the size and composition of the expected fiscal stimulus in the United States, a number of elections in Europe, and the upcoming party congress in China all contribute to policy uncertainty", the International Monetary Fund said.

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U.S. sends 2 more warships carrying 100 planes each to Korean Peninsula

Pence, on a 10-day Asia trip that will also take him to Indonesia and Australia, said Mr. Trump hopes China will use its leverage to get its longtime ally North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program and ballistic missiles. In the event of a contingency on the Korean Peninsula, the Self-Defense Forces are expected to provide logistical support to the USA military. Abe stressed the importance of a peaceful outcome but acknowledged a need to apply pressure so that Pyongyang would become ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks On Immigration

The Trump administration is putting on notice officials in several major cities that are sanctuaries for immigrants in the US illegally. Mayors in some of the nation's largest cities, including NY and Chicago, have been defiant in the face of promises by the Trump administration to withhold funding if local law enforcement refuses to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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Worries over Trump policies cloud start of IMF, World Bank meetings

Although Trump has made an about face on that promise which would endanger trade between the worlds two biggest economies, there is still a possibility he would choose to prioritize American jobs above the country's trade agreements - a move that would hamper global trade in years to come.

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IMF expects Canada's economy to grow compared to last year

For the bloc that includes the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan, IMF forecasts a 2.6% growth in 2017 and a 3.4% expansion in 2018, against a growth of 3.9% in 2016. This forecast is up from 3.1% a year ago and 3.4% in January, and owes to "buoyant financial markets and a long-awaited cyclical recovery in manufacturing and trade".

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BP plc 32.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital

Following Canaccord Genuity's latest price target of 1661 on the business this highlights that the broker now believes there is a decrease of -7.52% from Wh Smith's current share price of 1796. Haitong Bank restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 70 ($0.88) price target on shares of Debenhams Plc in a research report on Thursday, January 12th.

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Canada home resales, prices rise again in March: CREA

With public concern and political pressure over the ongoing housing and affordability crisis now boiling over, a much-anticipated response from Ontario's Liberal government was announced this morning. The news release continued to state that FHP lists a set of 16 comprehensive measures, which in addition, to stabilising real estate market in enabling more people find an affordable place, would also protect interests of renters and the investment of homeowners.

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McDonald's Worker Alerted Cops to Facebook Killing Suspect

Stephens' vehicle sustained minor damage after a trooper couldn't stop in time and hit the auto, but no injuries to law enforcement were reported . "We would prefer that it had not ended this way, because there are a lot of questions" about why Stephens did what he did, according to Williams.

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Exxon Mobil seeks relief from U.S. sanctions to resume Russian oil project

A person familiar with the matter said Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the USA government for approval to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a Russian partner, state-owned Rosneft. ExxonMobil's request to return to Russian Federation for oil and natural gas drilling was rejected Friday, according to the Treasury Department. In a statement, ExxonMobil said it understood the Trump administration's decision but underscored its position that it ...

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Trump casts shadow over IMF meetings

World finance leaders have gathered in the USA capital Washington DC - just down the road from President Donald Trump's White House - as they consider how to respond to his protectionist plans. Schaeuble stressed widespread agreement on the benefits of free trade. Separately, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim also put in a plug for free trade and said he was "encouraged" by his engagement so far with Trump.

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Turnout is high for French presidential vote

French nationals in Montreal expressed mixed reactions on Sunday as preliminary results showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first round of France's presidential election. Her backers would clearly have preferred her to have come first Sunday - or at least to be facing someone other than Macron in the run-off. " Marine Le Pen will limit immigration even if she has to use the military".


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