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United Airlines, doctor dragged off flight settle lawsuit

The agreement included a provision that the amount will remain confidential, but we can guess that he probably-and rightfully-received a fair chunk of change. Dao refused, saying he was a doctor and had patients he needed to see in the morning. In refusing, Dao said he would have to be forcibly removed, according to a passenger video shared online.

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Kohl's profit beats on lower costs, leaner inventory levels

Wall Street analysts expect that Kohl's Co. Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. The company reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.11. Willis Investment Counsel increased General Electric (NYSE:GE) stake by 105,900 shares to 604,304 valued at $19.10M in 2016Q4. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter previous year.

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Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady, hints at further hikes

The Fed raised its benchmark rate by a quarter percentage point at its last meeting in March to a target range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent. The statement acknowledged the drop in the core PCE price index but the central bank retained their stance that inflation has been close 2% targets and is expected to reach the target over the medium term.

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Watch The NBA Playoffs Game 6

ABOUT THE BUCKS: Milwaukee is looking to overcome a recent history of embarrassing Game 6 failures at home, which includes a 120-66 loss to Chicago in 2014 and an 83-69 setback against Atlanta in 2010. Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman is preparing for a busy second day of the National Football League draft after staying quiet in the first round.

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Evan Spiegel just lost about $1 billion on Snap's first earnings report

Snap reported a loss of $2.21bn for the first quarter, mainly due to stock-based compensation linked to the $24bn float in March. Spiegel and other executives offered few details on other parts of Snap's business, though Spiegel said that the firm's Snapchat Spectacles - the company's sunglasses with an embedded camera - generated around $8 million in revenue this quarter.

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India anti-corruption party denies bribery allegation

Meanwhile, Delhi Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari dubbed the incident as "shameful", saying that the police should increase Mishra's security. "It is with a heavy heart that I am doing this", Mishra said, while reading from a prepared statement. Kapil Mishra is on hunger strike since Tuesday morning at his residence situated in Civil Lines area of Delhi.

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U.S. lawmakers grill airline executives after customer disasters

Joining Munoz at the hearing will be United President Scott Kirby as well as executives from American Airlines AAL .O , Southwest Airlines LUV .N , Alaska Airlines ALK .N and a consumers' union consultant. Munoz went on to talk about a series of changes the airline had introduced in response to the incident. Munoz will be the star witness as Congress examines customer service by US airlines and how air travel can be improved.

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Boks, All Blacks to clash

There is showdown ahead between defending champions New Zealand and their fellow two-time winners South Africa in Pool B , with Italy also in that group. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe got proceedings underway by drawing the ball that confirmed Japan would join Pool A . "It's an exciting group for us, and I'd say Joe (Schmidt) is already starting his planning".

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House Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act

Democrats then took the fight a step further, delaying the scheduled mark up on Tuesday for more than three hours by forcing committee staff to begin reading aloud the 591-page bill. The Bee also noted that this bill was even more important given that President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that "stepped toward dismantling" the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Buffett calls health bill a giveaway to wealthy

Speaking at Berkshire's annual meeting, where Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger are fielding five hours of questions from shareholders, journalists and analysts, Buffett said Wells Fargo gave employees too much autonomy to engage in "cross-selling" multiple products to meet sales goals.

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Nebraska down to one ACA insurer

The company will not participate in any Obamacare exchanges in 2018. The company announced on Wednesday that it would no longer offer policies in Nebraska or DE next year under the exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, CNN reported.

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Paysafe Group Plc (PAYS) Stock Rating Lowered by Macquarie

With 995,300 avg volume, 1 days are for Netease Ads (NASDAQ:NTES)'s short sellers to cover NTES's short positions. The SI to Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Incorporated's float is 14.38%. Nomura initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, January 22 report. Market capitalisation for LON:SKY is £17,104,225,090 GBP. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2016 Q4.

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5 dead following fiery, 2-vehicle crash in Michigan

The 36-year-old woman was on her way home from East Lansing where she had just accepted the Michigan Department of Correction's 2017 Parole/Probation Agent of the Year. He was pulled from the auto and is at University of Michigan Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the eastbound SUV, a 39-year-old Oakland County man, is in critical condition.

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Reserve Bank delivers cash rate call

The New Zealand Dollar is trading down 1.26% against the U.S. Dollar at.6840. This is encouraging and, if sustained, will help to rebalance the growth outlook towards the tradables sector. The bank projected Thursday that inflation will slow to 1.1 percent in the first quarter of 2018, and said a premature monetary tightening could undermine growth.

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Parents of freed Nigeria schoolgirls still wait to see them

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari , centre, meets with Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeria Extremist captivity in Abuja, Nigeria, Sunday, May. "The girls must come out, whether they like it or not; they should force them out, just as they were forced in, they should be forced out". "This shows President Buhari's unwavering commitment to freeing these and other innocent children from the cruel hand of Boko Haram and ...

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Army vows to punish killers of young Kashmiri Lieutenant

Lt Gen. Abhay Krishna of the Rajputana Rifles Regiment said in a statement that the killing of Lt Fayaz marked "a watershed moment in (the) Kashmir Valley and people of Kashmir will decisively turn the tide against terrorism". The killing caused anger among locals who demanded that the men responsible be identified and punished. Just one month away from his birthday, 23-year-old Lt Ummer Fayaz , an officer from 2 RAJRIF, was found dead, riddled with bullets while visiting home in the ...

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Samsung flags record profits despite Galaxy Note fiasco

Back in March, Samsung officially announced that it would be putting refurbished units of the Galaxy Note 7 back on the market. Net profit for the first quarter of the year amounted to 7.68 trillion won ($6.7 billion), up 46 percent from a year ago, the firm said in a statement .

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Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Lumber in Response to Dairy Battle

On Tuesday a US-Canada trade dispute intensified as Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump clashed over softwood lumber and dairy tariffs. Later in the day, the White House said Trump and Trudeau talked by phone a few hours after the president's comments and had "a very amicable call".

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Stocks Reach Important Points: Coach, Inc. (COH), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC bought a new stake in shares of Cisco Systems during the fourth quarter valued at about $128,000. The institutional investor owned 9,968 shares of the network equipment provider's stock at the end of the first quarter.

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Markets at record highs on monsoon forecast; Nifty above 9400

IMD Director-General K.J. Ramesh told Reuters that India will likely receive above-average monsoon this year as concerns over the El Nino weather condition have eased in the past few weeks. They bought equities worth Rs 46.31 billion and sold equities worth Rs 37.38 billion. Midcaps gained nearly a per cent, while metals and banks gained around half per cent.

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Ryan Seacrest is Kelly Ripa's new Live co-host

In the fall, NBC will launch a 9 a.m. show to be hosted by Megyn Kelly, who was formerly with Fox News. Welcome to "Live With Kelly and Ryan". "Kelly Ripa crushes every morning". So who will the new co-host be? The seat has been open since former co-host Michael Strahan abruptly left previous year for "Good Morning America ".

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White House disputes Democrat claim of win on budget

The White House last week had dropped the request over concerns about passage of the broader spending bill; Republicans will need support from Democrats in the Senate to pass the legislation. "I don't think that's responsible leadership". "That's why I think you're seeing them crowing about their success is in order to cover up the fact that they actually cut a deal with President Trump , and President Trump did a tremendous job", he said.

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Federal Reserve set to wait on interest rate hike

The Fed increased its interest rate in March and December by 25 basis points each time. The dollar is gaining some ground against its major rivals Wednesday afternoon, after the Federal Reserve wrapped up its two-day policy meeting. "The FOMC is not overreacting to the mediocre economic data received in recent months", Long said . The Federal Reserve voted Wednesday not to raise its key interest rate, as central bank officials expressed concern with the pace of economic growth.

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Merkel's conservatives thump rivals in German regional vote

The Social Democrat leader and former European Parliament president told the Financial Times that the prospect of Greece leaving the single currency ... Preliminary estimates indicate the Christian Democrats could form a 42-seat majority in the region's 69-seat parliament with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats.

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Interior secretary questions monument status as way to save sacred land

After his arrival Sunday in Salt Lake City, Zinke was met by about 500 protesters who chanted, "Save our monuments, stand with Bears Ears". The rugged terrain south of the Colorado River also has reserves of oil and natural gas that are now off limits to new leasing - restrictions that may end as the Trump administration reviews 27 large-scale monuments his predecessors set aside for protection.

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Trump to meet Russian Foreign Minister in Washington

Comey was dismissed Tuesday, the White House announced, sweeping away the man who is responsible for the bureau's investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign team colluded with Russian Federation in its alleged interference in last year's election.

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'Terrific start to 2017' for Google's parent company Alphabet

Facebook and Google had accounted for 99 percent of the industry growth in digital advertising in 2016. The company said its net income rose to $5.43 billion, or $7.73 per share , from $4.21 billion, or $6.02 per share, a year earlier. The 44-year-old Pichai also received a $650,000 salary last year in addition to personal security services and air travel valued at $372,000. And while revenues at Google's YouTube online video business continued to grow, trouble is brewing following ...

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Fed Keeps Rate As-is Amid Economic Optimism

Downbeat economic news has gave policy makers reason to take a cautious approach to further tightening - first quarter economic growth was slow, the March jobs report flopped and core inflation remains subdued. After the dollar had risen across the board after the Fed's meeting on Wednesday, the dollar index which measures it against the top six world currencies, was up another 0.2 percent on the day at a two-week high of 99.462.

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Buffett 'blew it' by not buying stock in Amazon and Google

Buffett said flawed compensation is also a problem for hedge-fund managers, arguing that people would be better off sticking their money in a low-priced index fund. At the same time, Buffett said health care costs "are the tapeworm of American economic competitiveness " and have risen from 5 percent of gross domestic product in the 1960s to about 17 percent today.

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Emergency declared after tunnel collapse at Washington nuclear site

The Department of Energy has declared an emergency at the Hanford Nuclear site, about 150 miles southeast of Seattle. Workers at the decommissioned Hanford plutonium uranium extraction plant were evacuated, and those nearby were urged to take cover, secure ventilation areas and refrain from eating or drinking .

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Wal-Mart close to settlement with USA over alleged bribery

Fifth Third National Bank & Trust invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. The company is reported to be profitable even with its free shipping and convenient returns policy, which would definitely be beneficial for Wal-Mart.

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Oil rises after hint of longer extension to Opec cut

West Texas Intermediate crude both fell to session lows below $49 and $46 a barrel, respectively. Brent and US light crude futures contracts closed on Tuesday at their second lowest levels since November 29, the day before OPEC announced it would cut output in the first half of 2017.

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Trump's mixed messages on ex-FBI Director Comey

Rosenstein, the recently-confirmed deputy attorney general, is the point man on the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself after it was revealed that he had met with Russian Amb.

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Blixt-Smith widens lead at windy Zurich Classic

Kisner and Brown both squandered birdie putts on the 18th to open with a pair of pars, leaving Smith with his first opportunity to roll in a birdie putt for the win. The teams of Kelly Kraft and Kevin Tway, and Angel Cabrera and Julian Etulian, were tied for sixth at 12-under. Smith is the second player in a row to win at the TPC Louisiana and insure a spot in The Players.

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Oil prices rise on expectation of output cut extension

Reuters reported that OPEC and its non-OPEC partners were considering an extension to the current deal, which comprises an output cut of 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd), for nine months or more. However, the 166th ordinary meeting of OPEC in Vienna on November 27, 2014, which is seeing as the most important meeting since its historical meeting in late 1973, decided not to manage supply in the market to support falling oil prices, thereby signaling that there was no swing producer to the ...


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