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Palantir settles US lawsuit charging bias against Asians

Under federal law, companies that work for the government are obliged to ensure their hiring practices and policies are free of all forms of discrimination. Asian applicants were "routinely eliminated" in the resume-screening and telephone-interviewing processes in favor of white employees, according to the complaint.

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Study reveals best day of the week to buy gas

Conversely, Thursdays are statistically the most expensive day of the week to fill up. There are two types of drivers: Those who shop around for the best price on gas, and those, like KXLY reporter Grace Ditzler, who just try to make it to the pump without running out of gas first.

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CA Has $246000 Stake in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)

California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 3,269,998 shares of the bank's stock valued at $32,242,000 after buying an additional 857,216 shares in the last quarter. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Regional - Midwest Banks has a Current Ratio of *TBA with a Quick Ratio value of *TBA. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem.

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Peace with North Korea remains possible thanks to China, Pence says

The pair earlier discussed the security threat posed by North Korea as well as Mr Trump's decision to honour a deal struck by his predecessor Barack Obama to let asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru settle in the U.S. The vice president seemed determined to reassure Australia of its importance to the USA, saying as he stood next to Canberra on the shores of Sydney Harbour: "It's always heartening to stand beside a friend, and I do so today".

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Analyst's Predictions on AT&T Inc. (T), Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)

Several other research firms also recently issued reports on GPK. This compares to first quarter 2016 Net Income of $57.5 million, or $0.18 per share, based on 324.2 million weighted average diluted shares. Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 1.19 earnings per share.

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Trump targets more Obama-era regs that guard against corporate abuses

The bill also modifies code for electors by requiring them to vote for a candidate whose name was on the ballot and complied with the tax return requirement. The current corporate tax rate is 35 percent. He also wants to eliminate the estate tax and the alternative minimum tax. "My entire administration [is] working around the clock to help struggling Americans achieve their financial dreams.

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Dead, Around 12 Missing After Jetty Collapses In Hooghly River

The death toll may rise as 13 persons are still missing and rescuers fear strong currents may have pulled them downstream. Nor did it provide inflated vehicle tubes - the standard and cheaper alternative to life belts in jetties across India - in adequate numbers for use during accidents like the one on Wednesday.

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Noteworthy Stock: AK Steel Holding Corporation's (AKS)

United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund acquired a new stake in United States Steel during the third quarter valued at $70,982,000. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) have shown a high EPS growth of 52.60% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 73.60% yoy.

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Traders Secrets on Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), Avid Technology, Inc. (AVID)

The P/E Ratio measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Well, this adds a bright spot to Rite Aid's otherwise dismal stock performance history. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.is 212.31 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 305.1 Million.

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Investors Reviewing Stock: Nielsen Holdings plc's (NLSN)

Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 288,277 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,767,467.14. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website .

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Are Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTBI) Shares Headed Higher?

The company is scheduled to report its next earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, April 26th. The company said its earnings declined to $103.96 million, or $0.21 per share. shares while 53 reduced holdings. Stockman Asset Management bought a new position in New York Community Bancorp during the third quarter valued at $142,000.

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Now Russia says Syria chemical attack might have been staged

Allied foreign ministers meet in Moscow over Syrian war and warn Washington following cruise missile strike on airbase . Russian Federation has alleged that the victims were killed by toxic agents released from a rebel chemical arsenal and warned against putting the blame on Damascus until an independent inquiry has been conducted.

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Oppenheimer Indicated Unitedhealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) As 'Outperform'

Analysts predict that UnitedHealth Group Inc will post $9.74 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in UNH. A research note issued on 11/9/16 the stock was downgraded by Mizuho from Buy to Neutral. CIBC World Markets gave shares of Unitedhealth Group Inc .

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Fury in Vietnam over United passenger dragged from plane

United offered passengers $1,000 in compensation if they agreed to take a different plane to Louisville but drew no takers. The passenger was forcibly removed from the Louisville, Kentucky-bound United flight 3411 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, reports CNN .

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International Monetary Fund raises China growth outlook but warns of risk of 'disruptive adjustments'

The IMF revised its forecast for this year by 0.1 percentage point from the last prediction, issued in January. The organisation attributes both this year's and 2018's marginal growth improvement to the rebound seen in commodity prices, the expansion of the country's electricity capacity as well as the effects of the drought dissipating.

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Oil Prices Edge Higher From OPEC Boost

In order to stabilize oil markets, 10 out of 13 OPEC member states pledged in December 2016 to trim oil production for six months by 1.8 million barrels per day. OPEC and top nonmember producers reportedly will meet May 25 as they remain publicly undecided over whether to extend production cuts. "There's been a lot of attention paid to OPEC production cuts, while nearly nobody has focused on the gains elsewhere", Stephen Schork, president of Schork Group Inc., a consulting company in ...

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Canada reports progress with U.S. on lumber, "but not there yet"

Champagne says diversifying Canada's softwood lumber customer base will strengthen its forestry industry. A spokesperson for the White House, however, claimed Mr Trump and Mr Trudeau had a "a very amicable call", without giving further details.

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Jason Chaffetz may not finish final term in Congress

While Chaffetz, R-Utah, said he is leaving Congress for the private sector, he did not rule out a future bid for office. He stressed that he did not have "ulterior motives" for making the decision and said he "may" run for office again.

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Man dragged off flight was a 'bad moment' for United: CEO

Screaming can be heard on the videos, but nowhere is Dao seen attacking the officers. Dao is receiving treatment in a Chicago hospital for his injuries, according to a statement from lawyers who said they represent him. A spokesman for President Donald Trump says it was "troubling" to watch the video. The letter follows an incident Sunday in which United requested that four volunteers disembark from a full plane on the tarmac in Chicago to make room for company employees.

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Today's charts: Wall Street braces for Chipotle, AT&T and Panera Bread earnings

Capital Research Global Investors increased its stake in shares of Panera Bread by 18.7% in the third quarter. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on Panera Bread from $210.00 to $270.00 and gave the company a market perform rating in a report on Thursday, April 6th.

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Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan

White House officials are ambitious, but the path to overhauling the tax code is riddled with political land mines. The contributions would be tax deductible, then grow tax free. Thornton said there was no chance that Democrats would work with Trump on a tax overhaul, something that happened in 1986, when Democrats sponsored Reagan's plan.

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Factors to Note Before Buying DryShips, Inc. (DRYS)

The stock recently closed its previous session at $1.33 by showing a percentage change of 1.53% from its previous day closing price of $1.31. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

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On Day Two, Delhi Police Questions Dinakaran for 11 Hours

Dinakaran was on Tuesday called for questioning at 5 pm at the Crime Branch Inter State Cell office in Chanakyapuri and was arrested around midnight, Praveer Ranjan, JCP (crime), said. "Dinakaran is being held in Delhi where he was brought in for questioning". Dinakaran, sources say, initially refused to have known Sukesh. Only on the third day, Dinakaran admitted that he met Sukesh Chandrashekhar, the man alleged to be the agent in his bribery dealing with the Election Commission of India ...

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GSK revenues surge but generic drugs pose big threat

Still, the company has struggled to deliver decent returns to investors for around five years, due to sluggish drug sales, although in recent quarters it has returned to steady growth. Although an application by rival Mylan to market a copy of the drug was rejected by the US Food and Drug Administration last month, Israeli drugmaker Teva unveiled a new product to rival Advair last week.

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Exxon seeks sanctions waiver so it can drill in Russian deal

ExxonMobil officials also said they'd exhorted members of the Obama administration to align US sanctions with European sanctions which allowed some flexibility for European companies to continue working on Russian projects. Exxon under Tillerson opposed Obama administration sanctions on Russian Federation, arguing they were not properly issued. The State Department is one of several U.S.

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Judge blocks Trump from slashing sanctuary city funds

A portion of that order stipulates that municipalities serving as sanctuary cities, meaning they protect immigrants from deportation, may not receive federal grants. Readler said less than $1 million was at stake nationally and possibly no San Francisco funding. Orrick's ruling was another immigration policy setback for the embattled administration as it approaches its 100th day in office Saturday amid Trump's lowest approval ratings in modern presidential history.

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Fox News host cracks an oral sex joke targeting Ivanka Trump

Mr. Watters criticized the women in the audience who booed the first daughter as she talked about her father's policies. "I don't really get what's going on here, but, uh, I really liked how she was speaking into that microphone ". "This was in no way a joke about anything else", he posted on Twitter Wednesday morning. But the controversy from segments like that on The O'Reilly Factor haven't hindered Watters's rise at Fox News.

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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz Won't Chair Board In 2018

June 2, 2016. It's a potential travel sacrifice for the IT auditor, who lives in Indianapolis and flies United. Munoz was widely faulted for his early responses to the April 9 incident on board a United Express plane. United had previously expected to appoint Munoz to chairman of its board at the company's 2018 shareholders meeting. The lawyer acting on behalf of a 69-year-old doctor who was dragged off a United Airlines flight said he is no longer interested in an apology from airline ...

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Investment redress payouts spike as over half of complaints upheld

The complaints data was the first published by the FCA since it introduced new rules that mean that all complaints now have to be logged in the official statistics. According to the FCA, in the second half of past year the percentage of complaints resolved within eight weeks rose to an average of 97 per cent compared to 93 per cent in the first half when the old reporting rules were still in place.

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Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7

The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is not only going to be tougher and more durable, it is also expected to come out with a stronger battery. Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones are garnering an unprecedented number f pre-orders, suggesting that the Galaxy Note7 fiasco failed to break consumers' trust in the Korean electronics giant.

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Iomart Group Plc (IOM) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Ratings analysis reveals 88% of Nextera Energy Inc.'s analysts are positive. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating J. M. Smucker Company, 2 give it "Buy", 4 "Sell" rating, while 8 recommend "Hold". Moreover, Catawba Capital Mgmt Va has 0.84% invested in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) for 23,082 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 10,765 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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President Trump Signs Executive Order 'Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America'

NACD, and a long list of other agriculture, wildlife and conservation groups, sent a letter of support for Perdue's nomination earlier this year. Those who did speak said Perdue's background as a veterinarian and agri-businessman would make him a strong advocate for rural America at the Agriculture Department, or USDA.

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Trump seeks corporate tax rate of 15% in plan

Here's why: Republican leaders are eager to cut corporate taxes, but for various reasons they don't want to add to the country's debt. Many lawmakers want to cut taxes, but cutting tax rates leads to a big drop in revenue, which makes the deficit unless there is a sharp contraction in spending.

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Refinance mortgage rate advance for Tuesday

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose steadily throughout the week before settling at the current rate. It applies to all new residential investor principal and interest and interest-only fixed rate loans and new fixed rate terms on existing residential investor loans.

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Over 21000 food parcels handed out in South Yorkshire a year ago

In light of the new findings, the Trussell Trust has recommended a reduction of the six-week waiting period for Universal Credit, which it said would make a significant difference to people's ability to cope with no income. The evidence shows that it's not fit for goal, but that is not the only reason for the shocking rise in food bank use. In areas where the full universal credit rollout has taken place, food bank referral rates were running at more than double the national average.


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