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Woman agreed to swap sex for $25, fast food

The homeless Bradenton, Fla. woman was arrested last week after allegedly offering sexual services to an undercover cop. Police found two hypodermic needles , a burnt glass pipe, a spoon and a few baggies in Direeno's purse, which they suspect she used for either heroin or crack cocaine, reports WNCN.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft didn't find anything, and scientists can't believe it

On April 26, 2017, NASA's Cassini orbiter made its first "Grand Finale" dive through the previously unexplored gap between Saturn and its rings. Mission scientists detected several hundred impacts per second by dust particles during Cassini's crossing of Saturn's ring plane prior to the April 26 dive.

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Kinross Gold +11% after earnings beat, 2017 forecast reaffirmed

In other Kinross Gold news, insider Michel Sylvestre sold 8,779 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 21st. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a hold rating and issued a $4.60 price objective on shares of Kinross Gold in a research note on Wednesday, February 15th.

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Private & Commercial Finance Group plc (PCF) Insider Sells £11475 in Stock

Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) has declined 5.64% since September 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 6.91% the S&P500. The stock of PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by HSBC. Deutsche Bank maintained Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) rating on Monday, February 22. Reckitt Benckiser Group plc is a manufacturer and marketer of health, hygiene and home products.

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Aetna exiting Virginia's Obamacare market in 2018

In a statement Wednesday, the company said: "Without swift action by the state or Congress to provide stability to Iowa's individual insurance market, Medica will not be able to serve the citizens of Iowa in the manner and breadth that we do today".

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Price Target Cut to $935.00

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) have shown a high EPS growth of 29.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 41.10% yoy. 84,030 were reported by Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund. Amazon.com, Inc. offers a range of products and services through its Websites. The business had revenue of $35.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.31 billion.

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Fitbit Inc (FIT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $277.48 Million

The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 411 million and lower end at 314.02 million while the year ago reported sale was 628.51 million. Last year, Fitbit bought software assets from smartwatch competitor Pebble. Company shares have been seen trading -68.03% off of the 52 week high and 8.38% away from the 52 week low. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Fitbit from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, April 1st.

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Clinton says Comey's letter, Russian hackers cost her the election

Comey gave his most exhaustive defense yet Wednesday of his role in politically sensitive investigations, telling a Senate panel that despite feeling "mildly nauseous" at the thought his decisions about a probe into Hillary Clinton might have affected the election outcome, he had no regrets.

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Ola's losses widen as costs rise

The reported revenues also include revenue of subsidiaries like leasing unit Ola Fleet Technologies and TaxiForSure's parent entity Serendipity Infolabs. The company's total expenditure for the year has been Rs 3,078.19 crore. In its bid to stave off competition from its San-Francisco-based rival Uber, Ola has been burning a huge amount of cash to woo customers and gain market share.

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Underpenetrated in India but optimistic about future, says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Well iPad sales continue to decline year-on-year with 8.9 million units shipped in the quarter. Is Cook concerned by these numbers? "We are proud to report a strong March quarter, with revenue growth accelerating from the December quarter and continued robust demand for iPhone 7 Plus", CEO Tim Cook said in a news release, adding that Apple's services business posted its highest revenue ever for a 13-week quarter.

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Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) Profitability in Focus

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $140.00 price objective on Molson Coors Brewing and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, March 20th. The firm had revenue of $2.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.58 billion. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $95.36.

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SBI cuts term deposit rates by up to 50 bps

The bank is offering highest rates of 6.90 % for one year to 455 days term deposits. The maximum of 0.15 per cent has been effected for overnight marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) tenure to 8.05 per cent. The rate for one year is fixed at 9.70 per cent. By late evening on Monday, it announced reduction of rates by 0.10% for its one-year fixed deposit to 6.9%.

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Quarterly EPS analysis of Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRY)

Teachers Advisors LLC owned approximately 1.21% of Array Biopharma worth $17,936,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Finally, Princeton Alpha Management LP bought a new position in shares of Array Biopharma during the third quarter valued at about $285,000.

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Paris May Day march descends into violence in run-up to election

Le Pen took over France's far right political party, the National Front, from her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, who was convicted for saying that the Nazi occupation of France was not " particularly inhumane ", according to The Guardian . Police said officers used tear gas against protesters who had injured three of their number by throwing petrol bombs. Le Pen supporters are equally adamant, with some seeing her as a saviour for a ravaged land.

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock Is Showing a Great Starter Position

Oakbrook Investments LLC bought a new stake in Advanced Micro Devices during the third quarter worth about $358,000. The Sunnyvale, Calif. -based company lost 4 cents a share excluding items, vs. (NASDAQ: AMD ) shares has displayed a low EPS growth of -23.70% in last 5 years. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 15,257 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $204,748.94.

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Analyst Stock Ratings: Novavax, Inc. (NVAX), HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC. (HLT)

Can boosted its stake in shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings by 3.2% in the third quarter. Finally, Evercore ISI cut Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a "hold" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc .is a hospitality company. Llc has invested 1.05% in the stock.

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Sensex fails to hold 30000-mark; pharma, metal stocks fall

Among key global events, the US Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at the end of its two-day rate review but may hint that it was on track to hike rates in June. Domestic funds net bought shares worth Rs 541.39 crore, while foreign funds net sold stocks worth Rs 611.82 crore yesterday, as per provisional figures issued by stock exchanges.

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Italian airline Alitalia heads toward reorganization

In a ballot last month, in which almost 90 percent of Alitalia's workforce took part, 67 percent of employees rejected plans for 1,700 job cuts and an eight-percent reduction in pay. However, without further financial support it may be permanently grounded. The carrier will ask the government to step in after workers last week rejected the latest rescue plan aimed at unlocking financing for the group.

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 3 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 0 and 0, respectively. Share performance for the month is now at 4.69%. CT bought a new stake in shares of Akamai Technologies during the third quarter valued at approximately $265,000.

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Rutkowski Acquires 2500 Shares of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Stock

Shares of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) traded up 0.45% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $6.63. It's now trading about -14.31% below its 52-week high. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The Relative Volume of the company is 0.83 and Average Volume (3 months) is 21.33 million.

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USA to unveil new interim boss at OCC on Wednesday: Mnuchin

The OCC examines federally-chartered banks, approves applications for new banks and branches, and enforces regulations. Curry will step down at the the end of this week, the OCC announced on Wenesday. Trump has also ordered Mnuchin to review the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law by June 3, as well as look into other areas of rulemaking, a hard task given the government's lean crew of regulators.

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Tesco (LON:TSCO) Issued With 'Reduce' Rating At HSBC

It has a 21.2 P/E ratio. It also holds interests in companies that operate broadcast networks. Ratings analysis reveals 65% of Oracle's analysts are positive. About shares traded. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital on Wednesday, March 8 with "Outperform". ( TSE:NVA ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold.

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Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D)'s project is branching out into new areas

On Friday April 21, 2017, Barclays Capital reported about Continental Resources ( NYSE : CLR ) raised the target price from $0.00 to $53.00 that suggested an upside of 0.23%. The volume of 3.62 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 2.65 Million shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $44.20 and a 200 day moving average price of $48.38.

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Apples' Revenue Jumps 4.6% in 'Strong' Q2

Is Cook concerned by these numbers? There's so much iPhone 8 chatter that it's hurting iPhone 7 sales, Tim Cook said during Apple's recent earnings conference call, explaining that the iPhone 8 excitement is what's convincing potential iPhone 7 buyers to wait.

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Kansas City area posted 3 percent job growth in past year

Madison County had the lowest unemployment rate in the area last month at 3.1 percent, a decrease from February's 3.2 percent. Madison was one of 86 Kentucky counties in which the unemployment rate for 2016 improved over the previous year, the state Office of Employment and Training announced this week.

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All night standoff with suspected cop killer

Police say Sealy pursued him, and fired at Ballard, hitting him in the upper body. Investigators said that shortly after noon on Wednesday, Ballard approached two men inside a vehicle in the Wawa parking lot. Chris Coons. "My thoughts and prayers are with the trooper's family, the Delaware State Police and the state's entire law enforcement family". When the trooper made contact with its occupants, a struggle ensued, state police said.

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HdG Lights Up Blue For Fallen Delaware Trooper

Burgon Sealy Jr. has been identified as the suspect involved in the fatal shooting of a Delaware State Police trooper. Stephen J. Ballard, an 8½-year veteran of the Delaware State Police who was assigned to patrol at Troop 2 in Glasgow. A Pennsylvania State Police armored front-end loader is trucked away from the scene of a standoff, Thursday morning, April 27, 2017, in Middletown, Del., between law enforcement and a man police say sho.

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Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon

Between the anti-EU Le Pen and pro-European Macron, the two offer polar-opposite platforms. "Today, nationalist extremism risks conquering the power in our country and this represents the most imminent danger to our liberty and the unity of our people", they said, alluding to Le Pen.

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Russia Exceeds Assigned Quota For Production Cut

Energy traders have been focused on the US inventory numbers released every Wednesday. OPEC plans to decide on May 25 at a meeting in Vienna whether to extend its production limits. In December 2016, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached a landmark agreement with Russian Federation and other non-members to proceed with the plan and slash oil production by almost 1.8 million barrels a day for six months starting January 2017.

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EU says it's prepared in case no Brexit deal

He said: "Some have created the illusion that Brexit would have no material impact on our lives or that negotiations can be concluded quickly and painlessly ". If the United Kingdom was to walk away without a deal, Mr Davis conceded that it would not owe anything but he insisted "nobody was seeking that outcome".

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EU, Britain clash over Brexit bill

Barnier did not specify how much Britain should pay, but the British government minister charged with overseeing the withdrawal rejected the notion that Britain will be forced to pay a reported bill of 100 billion euros. our Prime Minister, Theresa May, is exactly the right person to do this". Juncker also warned Britain against threatening to walk out of the talks on its exit from the European Union over a row about the bill it must pay.

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Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) Jumps 5.80% Pre-Session Trade

Moreover, Washington Trust has 1.01% invested in Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH). The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Liam Butterworth, who is now president of Powertrain Systems, will be the new company's chief executive. On 1/3/2017 Majdi Abulaban, SVP, sold 12,854 with an average share price of $67.35 per share and the total transaction amounting to $865,716.90.

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No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers

A spokesman for Landry said Tuesday their office would not comment until after an official Justice Department announcement. On the other hand, if they have found such evidence, they will announce that the officers have been indicted on federal criminal civil rights charges.

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Kenya's Keitany breaks Women's-Only world record at London Marathon

In the women's race, Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia finished 56 seconds adrift of Keitany in second place, while Aselefech Mergia of Ethiopia was third. Runners from West Suffolk will be taking on the London Marathon on April 23 to raise cash for local and national charities. A six-time world champion, he said he felt like he had been "stabbed in the back" after he crashed out of the marathon in Rio, his last ever Paralympic event, and indicated London could be his final race.

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Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Can you imagine the benefits of, say, assembling your own fleet of computers and then locking them down with Windows 10 S? That is indeed impressive but things are usually different in the real world. And we're not done innovating. The Redmond giant also introduced its Chrome OS rival in the form of Windows 10 S at the event. Windows RT, the lighter version of Windows 8 that debuted in 2012, wasn't heavily embraced by partners, caused confusion among customers, and was eventually phased out.


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