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DOD launches investigation into payments Flynn received from Russian Federation

Flynn was the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency under then-President Barack Obama until he was ousted from that role in 2014. However, another DIA letter to the Congress released Thursday by House Oversight Committee ranking member Elijah Cummings appeared to counter the defense of Flynn's team.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Price Target Cut to C$16.00

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 3.2 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total transaction of $199,258,752.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website .

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North Korea Appears to Have New Submarine Missile Launchpad, Report Says

The notion of a substantive sit-down between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump - the most gazed-upon figures of this moment in the planet's history - is a staggering prospect and a potential logistical nightmare if the two countries ever tried to make it happen.

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Tech Entrepreneurs Oppose FCC Chairman's Plan To Ditch Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today initiated a process to reverse the commission's previous decision to reclassify broadband as a Title II communications service - a move that also will further the goal of eliminating Net Neutrality guidelines put in place under the previous FCC administration.

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Oil slides as United States pumps more, but OPEC and North Korea loom

US crude stocks fell 1 million barrels in the latest week, according to the US Energy Information Administration , less than anticipated. USA gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, despite heavier refining activity.

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United Airlines passenger dragged off flight agrees to settlement with airline: lawyers

Dao's nose was broken, he lost teeth, and was concussed in the incident, his lawyer said . Last year Southwest bumped 15,000 passengers off flights, more than any other US airline. The airline chose to place the four staff members on Flight 3411 and started asking for volunteers to give up their seats, offering an $800 travel credit plus cost of meals and hotel accommodations, according to the investigation.

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Trump says he could meet with North Korea's leader

North Korea has has carried out a total of five nuclear tests so far, and according to an expert satellite imagery analysis, Pyongyang may be preparing for a sixth test soon. It raises the tone of its warnings every spring, when Washington and Seoul carry out joint exercises it condemns as rehearsals for invasion. "North Korea is the most risky and urgent threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific", the vice president said, standing on the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ...

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How Trump's tax plan would affect households

If the residents of high tax states choose to keep their tax and spend legislatures, the rest of America should not be forced to subsidize it. "I would guess that most Americans would applaud what the president is doing", Spicer said. The complicated part of doing your taxes is figuring out what counts as income and what's deductible, not looking up the tax rate afterward in a table.

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Encana's first-quarter profit beats analyst estimates

Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. They now have a Dollars 13 price target on the stock. Revenue Surpassed Estimates: Total revenues came in at $1,297 million, which outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $789 million. The lowest sales estimate is $680.13 million and the highest is $929.83 million.

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Broker's Roundup on: QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)

The stock now has a Market Cap of $79.17B. Analyst's mean target price for QCOM is $62.20 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.40. The current rate undoubtedly measures the productivity of the firm's investment alongside the indications on the stability of the company's share price.

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Wind Advisory in effect for your Sunday

The National Weather Service said the strongest gusts are expect this afternoon with speeds diminishing towards the afternoon. High profile vehicles may experience hard driving conditions on east to west oriented roadways. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra caution until the winds subside.&&$$. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 miles per hour are expected.

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Angie's List to form new company with HomeAdvisor

Following the deal announcement, IAC shares jumped 5.77 percent while Angie's List stock climbed 41.43 percent in extended hours trading on Monday. "We think we can leverage our innovation and matching technology to help more of those homeowners have a successful outcome on that visit", Ridenour said.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to celebrate Princess Charlotte's second birthday

In the photo, taken by her mother, Kate Middleton , Charlotte actually seems to be quietly enjoying some outdoor time with Kate, despite the not-quite-smile on her little face. Happy almost-birthday, Princess Charlotte! William and Kate have released personal photographs of George and Charlotte periodically to satisfy the public's interest in their children.

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United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel

Just as important, United employees will have the training and permission to resolve customer service issues in the moment. "The United incident really brought it to a head", Shuster said. But lawmakers have lined up with calls for a revamped passenger bill of rights or proposed legislation to tackle issues raised by the United incident and wider consumer concerns about crowded planes and mounting fees for checked luggage and ticket changes.

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Macron, Le Pen exchange May Day blows across Paris

But Thomas says a "downtrodden" electorate is now facing a vote in which it is opposing Le Pen rather than throwing its support behind Macron. "I will fight up until the very last second not only against her programme but also her idea of what constitutes democracy and the French Republic", said Macron, an independent backed by a new party, En Marche! Le Pen, who on Saturday announced that she would appoint defeated first-round nationalist candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as prime minister ...

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Could the Civil War have been 'worked out?'

Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord tried to defend President Donald Trump's historically illiterate comments about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War on Tuesday, but he mostly flailed around wildly and left his fellow CNN panelist utterly baffled.

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Nasdaq sets record as tech shares buoy Wall Street

The heavily weighted financials group gained 0.3 per cent, with Canada's five biggest banks edging modestly higher. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 27.05 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,913.46. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.22 percent. S&P 500 e-minis were up 5 points, or 0.21 percent, with 39,827 contracts traded. Coach (COH.N) rose 6.2 percent to $41.12 after the handbag maker reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit.

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Apple set to make its online store debut this year

In the same quarter 2016 Apple sold 4,034 Macs, making $5,107 in revenue. ForApple, it'sentry into the Indian market was bolstered through collaborations with online partners like Flipkart and Infibeam, who are now the official online retailers of Apple devices.

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Mike Glennon still Bears' 2017 starting quarterback

The booing occurred during a timeout when Trubisky was shown on the video board. I'm surprised they didn't try to trade down again and add some picks after what they gave up to land Trubisky. And basically, when you look at it, it equated to giving up a little bit more than a third-round pick in our trade yesterday for Mitch. A lot of folks around northeast OH would've been upset with Trubisky going to the Browns at No.

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United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger-dragging incident

But he added: "There was never a consideration for firing an employee". United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz encouraged the public, the carrier's customers and investors to patiently wait for April 30 to hear a more detailed response from the airline about how last week's passenger bumping incident will change United's policies and procedures.

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Alphabet Q1 revenue increases 22 percent, shares surge

Sundar Pichai, Google chief executive, said that the group has taken "serious and significant steps", to tackle the issue of adverts appearing next to graphic and extremist videos. Google's revenue rose 22.2% to $24.75 billion from $20.26 billion in the quarter ended March 31. Alphabet has an average price target of $983.33, which is a further upside of 10.31%.

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Trump to mark his first 100 days with a rally in Pennsylvania

Organizers intend to demonstrate where they're stopped, Morrill said , through chants, music, noisemakers and "street theater", including "rubber chickens to symbolize how Donald Trump is afraid to meet us". I had so many things going", Trump said. He noted that his administration is taking steps "to renegotiate or cancel any agreement that fails to protect American interests".

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China hails watered down ASEAN statement on South China Sea

A more forthright approach to real fears about protectionist threats by the new US President Donald Trump, who stunned the association by inviting Duterte to the White House at some future time, would also have been appropriate at a time when Trump is apparently entering the risky territory of mixing trade with security issues.

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Sensex slips 111 pts, Nifty defends 9300 level

At the time of updating the copy, the 30-share index was trading at 30,124.79, up 181.55 points or 0.65% from previous close. Twenty of the 30 Sensex constituents ended lower, as overall declining issues beat advancing ones 1,576 to 1,300 and 159 stocks were unchanged.

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Elon Poll: 42 percent think Trump's doing a good job

It puts Trump's approval rating at 45 percent, well below the marks attained by Barack Obama (62 percent) and George W. Bush (63 percent) at this point in their presidencies. "I don't like the recent bombings he's done", Peseski said, referring to US missile strikes on a Syrian airfield and a huge bomb dropped on a militant hideout in Afghanistan.

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China demands U.S. halt Thaad missile shield in South Korea

Without making major claims about Kim , he noted that the North Korean leader had assumed power at a young age and was forced to deal with "obviously very tough people". It is a chess game . "If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it", Trump told Bloomberg News , adding: "If it's under the, again, under the right circumstances".

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Saudi Arabia just took full control of America's largest oil refinery

Shell put out a statement on Monday confirming the "completion" of that break-up. In addition to Port Arthur , Aramco is acquiring full ownership of 24 distribution terminals. Aramco's deal allows the oil giant to shore up one of its best customers - the US - ahead of next year's planned initial public offering. Saudi Arabia is hoping the Aramco IPO will be valued at a stunning $2 trillion.

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Donald Trump still keen to slash US corporate tax rate to 15pc

A White House official said the impending announcement could come later than Wednesday, adding: "The president was saying what we've been saying all along, that he wants to do tax reform as quickly as possible while still doing it right".

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Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Eight Hospitals to Steward Health

That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -6.86 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Community Health Systems has a 12-month low of $4.15 and a 12-month high of $15.67. With the recent move, the stock now boasts a market cap of 967.94and a beta of 1.78.

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Mourinho: Pogba out of Swansea clash but I could play centre-back!

If we finish fifth and they finish sixth, it means nothing . Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Juan Mata are also unavailable, leaving the visitors short of options for the encounter. " I don't know, I don't want to know ". " If they finish third and we finish fourth ", the coach stated. "We think he is in fabulous hands". "We have six games left, four at the Etihad , so our Champions league qualification will depend on our games at the Etihad and the ...

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Trump tells NRA they have a friend in the White House

Trump's speech was largely a rehash of themes from his campaign rallies. Those who support more gun safety measures took aim at Trump's speech. "You have a true friend and champion in the White House". But he made sure to defend his record during his first three-and-a-half months, from taking action to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs to cracking down on illegal immigration.

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Trump quotes about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War

Then, "People don't ask that question, but why was there a Civil War?" "He was really angry that he saw what was happening with regard to the Civil War". "Footnote for non-US readers", said a professor of American literature at the University of London. Jackson died in 1845. In the South, slave labour was the foundation of an economy based on the cotton produced by plantations and farms.

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Aggreko plc (AGK) Price Target Cut to GBX 1020

HSBC Holdings plc cut their price target on shares of Wpp Plc from GBX 2,180 ($28.15) to GBX 2,000 ($25.82) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Monday, March 6th. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% or 26,627 shares in its portfolio. Astronics Corporation is a supplier of products to the aerospace, defense, electronics and semiconductor industries.

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Fed set to leave interest rates unchanged, may hint at June hike

I would also hope that fiscal policy changes will be consistent with putting USA fiscal accounts on a sustainable trajectory. Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news ) economists agreed the weak data could push the next rate hike back, "but the bar to disrupting the Fed's plans (for two more rate increases) is higher now than it was in previous years".

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Acosta Confirmed As Labor Secretary, First Latino Member Of Trump Cabinet

Acosta, the 27th Labor Secretary, will oversee a Department undergoing drastic changes from the Obama years. Acosta is taking over a department that issued several controversial regulations under Perez including the implementation of the overtime policy adopted by the Obama administration in November.


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