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What to expect from the Liberals' marijuana bill

The proposal, which the party hopes to make law by July of 2018, sets a minimum purchase age of 18, which is one year below the legal drinking age in most Canadian provinces and three years below the minimum age set in US states that have legalized recreational weed.

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Analyst's Indicator Review for Swift Transportation Company (SWFT), Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Therefore 43% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 39 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. The company has been one of the biggest innovators in "Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing" employing approximately 44460 full time employees. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 14 of analysts who cover MRO having a buy-equivalent rating.

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Saudi Energy Minister Praises OPEC Oil Price Boost

USA crude oil production has climbed to 9.24 million barrels per day, according to the latest Energy Information Administration data . EIA reported crude oil stocks down 1 million barrels and total stocks down 1.1 million barrels from one year ago.

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Arsene Wenger: 'Christian Fuchs threw the ball at Sanchez on purpose'

Fuchs hit him straight on with the ball, which bounced off his shoulder and into his face, to which effect Sanchez fell down clutching his face. I accept that. Manager Arsene Wenger later defended Sanchez after an incident. Even Arsenal fans were left red faced after their star man Sanchez feigned injury after being hit by a throw-on late into the Premier League clash.

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United Airlines announces 10 policy changes in response to passenger removal incident

For United, the timing of the viral video could hardly have been worse. United Airlines will offer passengers up to $10,000 (£7,700) for giving up their seats on overbooked flights as part of the carrier's efforts to fix the damage from the forcible removal of a passenger.

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Experts weigh in on Trump tax reform

The tax reform is only a rough draft and is brief, but does note a plan to "double" the standard tax deductions as well as reducing the number of tax brackets for individual filers from seven to three, with levels of 10 percent, 25 percent and 35 percent.

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Trump Tax Plan May Hit WNY Taxpayers

Stock indexes ticked higher on Wednesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index flirted with its record high, as the White House unveiled a broad outline of its plan to cut tax rates. More money in the hands of USA companies, would lead to more investments in emerging markets, which carry huge growth potential, this theory argues.

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Flight attendant 'nearly hit baby' as he snatched pushchair on plane

The witness, Surain Adyanthaya , wrote that the flight attendant had forcefully taken the pram, hitting the woman with it and just missing her child. The flight attendant was then confronted by another passenger in a heated exchange that was filmed by others on the flight. "What we see on this video does not reflect our values or how we care for our customers", American said in its email.

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French voters in Switzerland reject Le Pen

Opinion polls indicate that the business-friendly Macron, who has never held elected office, will take at least 61 percent of the vote against Le Pen after two defeated rivals pledged to back him to thwart her eurosceptic, anti-immigrant platform.

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Heinrich Introduces Legislation To Require White House Visitor Logs To Be Public

Commentary: Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), in an effort to push for transparency from the Trump administration, introduced the White House Visitor Logs Transparency Act of 2017 to require the White House to make its visitor logs public.

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Asia stocks firm as markets mull Trump's tax plan

Tax rates would fall below those of neighboring Mexico and Canada, which Trump has accused of shortchanging the United States in trade deals. He also appears to have picked up some aspects of what Jeb Bush proposed in his tax plan. Dan Golden doesn't expect lower tax rates to dramatically change his company; he's focused on profits, not spending. Before the announcement, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said his party would oppose any plan that provided tax breaks for the highest earners.

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Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (EEP)

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0.01% in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP). It has underperformed by 19.07% the S&P500. Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.

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Russian hackers may have targeted Macron: Cyber security firm

Mahjoubi said the attempts to penetrate the Macron campaign dated to December 2016. Needing millions more votes to beat Mr Macron in France's May 7 presidential run-off, she has been hammering hard her claims that more French jobs would be lost overseas under Mr Macron's more economically liberal programme.

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Kremlin warns against attempts to hold unauthorized rallies in Moscow

The justice ministry included three Khodorkovksy-linked organisations based overseas called OR (Otkrytaya Rossia), the Institute of Modern Russia and the Open Russia Civic Movement on its list of "undesirable" organisations that are banned in Russia.

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Oil prices fall on lingering oversupply concerns

USA crude output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day in the week ended April 14, the highest since August 2015, Energy Information Administration data show. "This is a slight decline from February and March, which is another indication the OPEC/non-OPEC deal may be starting to impact the USA, though perhaps not at the rate that some market participants had hoped for or expected".

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Rupee trades at its highest since August 2015

The Indian rupee advanced to a weekly high of 64.46 against the greenback, compared to Friday's closing value of 64.70. Forex dealers said that apart from weakness in the dollar against other currencies overseas, foreign fund inflows and a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee.

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Congress moves closer to deal to avert US government shutdown

Standard & Poor's estimates the last government shutdown in 2013 cost the US economy $ 24 billion , and polls showed most Americans blamed Republicans for it back when they were in the minority in the House and the Senate. "But if it's just more time kicking the can down the road to have the same back-and-forths and unknowns injected into the debate, we're not there", Pelosi said.

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United to offer passengers up to $10000 to forfeit seats

The incident touched a nerve with U.S. passengers after a video of Dao being removed was posted to social media. Dao was chosen at random to give up his seat after already boarding the plane. Establish a customer solutions team to provide agents with creative solutions such as using nearby airports, other airlines or ground transportations to get customers to their final destination.

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GOP pushes for a 1-week funding bill to avert government shutdown

Democrats in Washington simply can not be negotiated with ... which is why Trump's team should immediately insert funding for the border wall back into the spending deal (from whence it should have never been removed in the first place). The two sides remain at odds over whether the spending bill would include money for subsidy payments under the Affordable Care Act, how long to extend a health-care program for coal miners and a series of unrelated policy measures known typically known as ...

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DuPont reports lower quarterly profit on Dow deal charges

The stock's quarterly performance specifies a shift of -58.01%, and its last twelve month performance is stands at 36.46% while moved -44.26% for the past six months. The Dow Chemical Company (DOW ) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 5.1%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.93 EPS.

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Airbus Still Struggling to Hit Delivery Targets

It acknowledges "a number of in-service issues" with the A320neo - particularly with the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered version - and says these "need to be resolved". Overall Airbus group revenues for the first quarter of 2017 increased 7 percent on the same period in 2016 at just under €13 billion ($14.3 billion).

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US unemployment claims tick up but remain at low level

The less volatile four-week average fell to 242,250, its lowest level since February. Continuing claims, a reading on the number of people receiving ongoing unemployment benefits, rose by 10,000 to 1.988 million in the week ended April 15th.

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Uber gears up to test flying cars in Dubai, Dallas by 2020

The company expects the cost of taking flying taxis to fall below auto ownership in the long run. The on-demand airborne ride-hailing service will be able to cut 30-minute trips on land to just around 5 minutes , saving customers a lot of time from their daily commute.

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Trump proposes major US tax cuts

Trump's tax proposal plans to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent "to make US businesses the most competitive in the world", Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin told reporters at the White House . The plan would also eliminate the deduction for state and local taxes, a step that could hurt taxpayers in places with high state taxes such as California and NY.

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Asian shares retreat from highs after Trump tax plan

It isn't. Like most things that involve Washington , it's complicated. If it passes into law, the estate tax will be gone, and so-called pass-through entities like hedge funds would enjoy almost a 5 percent tax cut. He argued that his big tax cuts would lead to a bigger economy and pay for themselves. But some economists and others warned that there simply aren't enough details contained in the plan, suggesting that there's more work to be done.

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McDonald's shelves plans to sell Japan unit stake after rebound

D Orazio & Associates Inc. increased its position in McDonald's Co.by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Zions Bancorporation increased its position in McDonald's Co.by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. The business's revenue was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 1.9, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects.

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Trump Moves to Support Wisconsin Dairy, Lumber by Slapping Tariff on Canada

The Trump administration has drafted an executive order that would withdraw the US from the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), US media say. He made the comment on Tuesday while imposing sizeable tariffs on all softwood lumber that Canada sells to the US, apparently in retaliation for Canada's decision to close its market to ultra-filtered milk that originates on dairy farms across Wisconsin.

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Canada Puts Housing Speculators on Notice as Toronto Prices Soar

Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, said the measures could help make homes more affordable for residents. "Right now we believe these are the measures needed to help people find a place to live that they can afford", she said.

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American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Hold"

The stock increased 2.86% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $46.44. The stock has a market cap of $23.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.59 and a beta of 0.93. Also, Director Ray M. Robinson sold 8,000 shares of American Airlines Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.22, for a total transaction of $361,760.00.

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1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

Overall, the number of global users checking Twitter daily grew 14% from the previous year, signaling greater engagement on the platform. Twitter reported first-quarter revenue of $548.3 million (down 8% annually) and adjusted EPS of $0.11 (down $0.04 annually), easily topping consensus analyst estimates of $511.9 million and $0.01.

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Lloyds share price rallies as investors cheer profit rise

LLOY has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 47.10 and a 12-month high of GBX 74.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on Lloyds Banking Group PLC from GBX 70 ($0.89) to GBX 75 ($0.96) and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, January 20th.

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United Airlines to offer passengers over €9000 to give up seats

United CEO Oscar Munoz , who has been the head of the company through several PR disasters of late, said the new procedures came out of a review of this month's incident involving Dao, which sparked worldwide outrage . The United spokesman said the airline offered compensation to the owner, but did not disclose the amount. United said the changes being introduced were the result of "a thorough examination of its policies and procedures, and commitment to take action"' in the wake of Dao ...

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Limbaugh Is 'Not Happy' About Trump 'Caving' On Border Wall

President Donald Trump showed signals of holding off funding for the construction of U.S. -Mexico border wall Monday, just days ahead of a government shutdown deadline. The first time , telling Speaker Paul Ryan to pull the healthcare bill before it even came to a vote. Trump had requested that Congress provide USA funds to begin the wall, but he signaled Monday that he would not insist on it, saying he might be willing to wait until September for the funding.

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Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

But she said she changed her mind after student organizers withdrew their invitation, though they vowed to press ahead with a lawsuit filed on Tuesday accusing UC Berkeley of suppressing freedom of speech. "We're anxious about it turning into a huge battle between her security and conservative militia and antifascists and others", Pranav Jandhyala, founder of a nonpartisan campus club called BridgeCal, told The Post.

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What You Should Know About Trump's Tax Reform Plan

There would also be three tax brackets instead of the current seven, and many deductions in the current tax code would be eliminated. Roughly 176,000 of the 638,280 returns filed in ME in 2014, the a year ago for which figures are available, contained itemized deductions.


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