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$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

No artifacts were disturbed. ETP said it has not intentionally done anything wrong, but the company could face tens of thousands in fines if regulators decide otherwise. The Oceti Sakowin camp, the main protest camp closest to the pipeline, was cleared in February following an emergency evacuation order signed by North Dakota Gov.

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Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , left, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) watch the puck land in the back of the net on a goal by Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stan. And after Rinne had allowed four goals on 11 shots in Game 1, he wanted to feel good about his game again. Leading the way in that respect for Pittsburgh was Jake Guentzel , who added two more goals Wednesday to his NHL-leading total (12) this spring.

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Corbyn caught short on childcare costs in Woman's Hour interview

Mrs May announced soon after declaring the snap election for June 8 that she would break with the precedent set by predecessor David Cameron and refuse to take part in live TV debates, and sources close to Mr Corbyn initially indicated the Labour leader would not join any debate in which the PM was not participating.

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BT Group plc (BT.A) Earns Sell Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

It has underperformed by 12.44% the S&P500. Raymond James Trust decreased its stake in Glaxo Smithkline Sponsored Plc (GSK) by 6.86% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citigroup downgraded Pfizer Inc. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan with "Overweight". Deutsche Bank AG restated a buy rating and set a GBX 725 ($9.31) target price on shares of Just Eat PLC in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd.

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Poll Shows British PM Could Lose Control of Parliament

But if she fails to beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be seriously undermined. Markets have been volatile since the release of a new poll on Wednesday morning, suggesting the Conservatives are unlikely to win the election outright and that the United Kingdom may have another hung parliament.

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.94 percent

If you're in the market for a mortgage, it could make sense to lock if you see a rate you like. 15 year fixed rate loans have been published at 3.340% today yielding an April of 3.534%. 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.19 percent with an average 0.5 point, the same as last week. Monthly payments on a 15-year fixed mortgage at that rate will cost around $693 per $100,000 borrowed.

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Coal Stocks Volatile As Trump Mulls Paris Climate Accord

The US leader refused to reaffirm his country's commitment to the accord at a G7 summit in Italy last week. Aides to Trump said he was listening with an open mind to the other leaders' arguments about Paris , but didn't feel obligated to heed their calls to remain within the pact.

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Sensex, Nifty End Lackluster Session Marginally Lower

India's economic growth slowed to 7.1% in 2016- 17, the year in which 87% of the currency was demonetised, despite a very good showing by the agricultural sector. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex. In the 30-share Sensex pack, 14 ended with losses, while 16 rose. Indian benchmark indices opened marginally lower on today as because most of the Asian stocks also opened lower on Thursday following a subdued lead from Wall Street, while the dollar pulled up from near two-week lows and ...

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UK PM May's Conservatives See Poll Lead Narrow Again

An ICM poll for the Guardian showed May with a 12-point lead, which would be enough for a majority of around 100 but down two points from last week and far from the record 22-point lead earlier in May. Other polls in recent days predict May's majority is safe. However, May's popularity in polls has declined in recent weeks as she was forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a proposed social care reform plan known as the " dementia tax ".

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United States manufacturing remained strong in May, ISM survey finds

The Prices Index registered 60.5 percent in May, a decrease of 8 percentage points from the April reading of 68.5 percent, indicating higher raw materials prices for the 15th consecutive month , but at a noticeably slower rate of increase in May compared with April.

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What's Ahead for Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NOK) After Today's Big Increase?

Brandes Investment Partners Lp increased Nokia Corp ( NOK ) stake by 10.97% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Argus Research upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, January 18 report. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 26th will be paid a $0.1824 dividend. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and -4.39.

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Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE:DVMT) traded at a yearly high level of $69.39 during the last trading session. It has outperformed by 29.55% the S&P500. Cove Street Capital Llc owns 550,636 shares or 1.45% of their U.S. Signature And Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in East West Bancorp, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $294.49 million, a PE ratio of 28.76 and a beta of 0.43.

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TRI Pointe Group Inc (TPH) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

They now have a United States dollars 14 price target on the stock. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC now owns 12,665,152 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $145,396,000 after buying an additional 4,420,297 shares during the last quarter.

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Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

Putin, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an economic forum in St Petersburg , said Russian Federation could not stand idly by and watch while others increased their military capabilities along its borders in Europe and the Far East.

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Larry Summers: It's Better for USA to Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

Our successful cooperation on issues like emissions trading and clean technologies are bearing fruit. Climate action is unstoppable. China and the European Union are set to issues a statement at a high-level meeting in Brussels committing to implement the climate deal, in a effort to bolster the pact as Trump appears set to abandon it.

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Barclays PLC Initiates Coverage on Antero Resources Midstream Management LL (AMGP)

The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, May 29. The brokerage set an "overweight" rating on the pipeline company's stock. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, May 30. Investors sentiment increased to 0.43 in Q4 2016. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 1st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.46%.

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"Die is cast": European Union refrains from late appeal to Trump on climate

Adds Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune: "the world should know that state and local action in the United States is moving strongly forward even in the face of Trump's historic mistake". Modi on Wednesday expressed India's commitment to fighting climate change and said it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations.

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'Catastrophic' global data centre outage grounds British Airways

British Airways' chief executive is "profusely" sorry for an IT meltdown he revealed has disrupted 75,000 passengers' flights. The airline cancelled two flights in and out of Gibraltar. "Although cost cutting has been good for the share price in the past year, it will come back to bite IAG if it stops them from doing what they are supposed to do: Fly passengers to their destinations", Brooks said.

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Activist investigating Chinese factory making Ivanka Trump shoes arrested, two others vanish

Hua's wife said on Monday that he had been detained on suspicion of "illegal monitoring". Hua Haifeng was working undercover for the US-based China Labor Watch (CLW), which said he had witnessed examples of forced overtime and wage violations, BBC reported today.

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UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election

However, with the ever changing world of politics being what it is, the odds on the Conservatives main rival that being Labour, have been shortening as the date of the election approaches, and a recent survey suggests that the Conservatives could lose their majority ! The pound fell below $1.28 to its lowest level in more than a month after pollster YouGov suggested Britain could be headed for a hung Parliament in which no party has an overall majority.

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Activists Investigating Ivanka Trump Factories Have Gone Missing

The three activists said they found workers were subject to exceptionally long working hours in their preliminary findings, which had not yet been made public. "If your official letter contains a stamp and signature, we can confirm whether the media is real or not". The manufacturer's facilities also make products for other brands, including Coach Inc.

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Moody's downgrades China's credit rating amid debt and growth fears

The credit rating agency warned that the financial strength of the world's second-biggest economy is likely to deteriorate in the coming years as growth slows and national debt continues climbing. But it's not the first time that global institutions have sounded alarm bells about China's rising debt levels. Beijing rejects ratings agency's assessment, saying it overestimated the risks to the Chinese economy .

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British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

An ICM poll for the Guardian on Tuesday showed Labour gaining ground - a trend consistent with other pollsters - but suggested the Tories were still enjoying a healthy advantage. If the election outcome results in a hung parliament, it would be the second time since 1974, and the seventh time since the beginning of the 20th century.

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Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

Pakistan today strongly rejected as "baseless" the Afghan allegations that the Taliban-linked militants with the help of Pakistani spy agency ISI carried out the bombing in Kabul that killed at least 90 people. United Nations secretary-general António Guterres expressed his "abhorrence" at the strike. The lights on the Eiffel Tower were switched off on Wednesday night to honour the scores of victims.

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General election 2017: Where each party stands on Brexit

The Conservatives were on 42%, down a point from last week , with Labour up three points, the YouGov survey said . The biggest mover in currencies was sterling, which shed as much as 0.5 percent after a YouGov poll showed the ruling Conservative Party might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds while the opposition Labour Party could gain almost 30 seats.

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Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) Earns Sell Rating from Investec

Therefore 90% are positive. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. They now have a GBP 340.00p price target on the stock. Envestnet Asset Mngmt owns 111,630 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Daiwa Grp Incorporated has invested 0% in Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS). Tower Rech Ltd (Trc) reported 3,071 shares stake.

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Federal government offers $867M to help lumber sector weather softwood tariffs

There will also be money earmarked for lumber mills to innovate in the face of competition from the U.S. Most of the aid - up to C$605 million - will be in the form of loans, loan guarantees and commercial financing, it said in a statement.

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Theresa May: Back my vision of brighter Brexit future

The claims have been made by Castle Point Labour candidate Joe Cooke, which come as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament, with Labour making gains and Theresa May's Tories suffering losses.

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Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month

Apple plans to go after both Amazon Echo and Google Home with its own assistant-enabled speaker. "Even start-up Essential Products that's run by former Google Executive Andy Rubin introduced a home hub speaker device with a unique 5" round display ahead of Apple .

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Advance Auto Parts, Inc

Price to Sale ratio of SORL stands at 0.57 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.14. About 253 shares traded. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 5,062 total stores and 127 branches primarily under the trade names Advance Auto Parts, Autopart International, Carquest and Worldpac.

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Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in the BBC Election Debate

Seeking to exploit perceived Tory weakness on social care, Mr Corbyn also said 1.5 million older and vulnerable people will not have their social care needs met. Both Rudd and Corbyn said the election presents a "real choice" for voters between two different visions of government, but the politicians struggled to put through clear messages in a disorderly atmosphere.

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Wal-Mart employees are making online deliveries on their way home

The firm has a market cap of $239.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.901 and a beta of 0.09. Exane Derivatives owns 0% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) for 26 shares. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.65, for a total value of $202,627,882.60. Shares for $868,299 were sold by Gearhart Jeffrey J on Wednesday , May 24.

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As industry consolidates, PPG retreats from AkzoNobel bid

Akzo Nobel said in a statement it would pursue a strategy of "accelerating sustainable growth and profitability and creating two focused, high-performing businesses". for $9.3 billion. The fund claimed he was in "flagrant breach" of his duties to investors for rejecting PPG's offers. In April, Akzo presented its case for remaining independent, offering shareholders 1.6 billion euros in extra dividends and detailing plans to sell or float its chemicals subsidiary, which represents a third ...

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US auto sales in May likely driven by heavy discounts

About 183,606 shares traded. Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) has declined 53.00% since June 1, 2016 and is downtrending. In other news, insider Bennie W. Fowler sold 92,528 shares of Ford Motor Company stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 2nd.

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BlackBerry up nearly 11% after report says it's a likely acquisition target

They now have C$13.50 target price on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Vetr downgraded BlackBerry from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $12.19 price target on the stock.in a research note on Monday, May 22nd.


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