Trump, Xi land in Florida as trade, North Korea issues loom

In China's capital, Trump's public statements doubting that human activity is the primary cause of global warming are greeted with a mixture of bemusement and worry. Washington, however, issued a terse statement, prompting North Korea analysts to spe... More..

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Alphabet Inc Stock Downgraded For Amazon's Threat Against Google

Alphabet comprises 9.2% of Honeycomb Asset Management LP's portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Several brokerages have recently issued reports on GOOG. WARNING: "Honeycomb Asset Management ...More..

AT&T's unlimited data plan offers free HBO, here's what to know
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AT&T's unlimited data plan offers free HBO, here's what to know

What this means is that new customers have a limited amount of time if they want to take advantage of the new Sprint Unlimited Freedom Plan price before it climbs back up again. "During the past few months, w...More..

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Timeline: How the USA has responded to Syria's civil war

Under the agreement, Syria would turn over its chemical weapons to be destroyed. In 2013, President Barack Obama went to Congress before he would launch strikes against Assad, and the effort ultimately fizzle...More..

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USA blasts Syria base with cruise missiles

It was reported earlier that Trump told some Congress members that he's considering taking action against Syria, and that he was discussing possible options with Mattis. Some 50 Tomahawk missiles were lau...More..

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More than 8000 Uber and Lyft drivers fail MA background check

Ride-hailing companies have until 2018 to comply with the law, so there may still time to change the rules. "Public safety is a top priority for this administration and we are pleased to have completed this f...More..

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Now, South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

Most of North Korea's missiles use liquid propellant, which usually must be added on the launch pad before the weapon is fired. According to The Associated Press, a statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs o...More..

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Tester Undecided On Supreme Court Nomination Vote

Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced they would support Gorsuch's nomination and vote in favor of the judge. The announcement makes it significantly harder for Gorsuch to ...More..

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Stephen Bannon reportedly calls Jared Kushner a 'cuck' and a 'globalist'

Unfortunately for Kushner, his antagonist has some very powerful and very angry media friends who are ready and willing to spring to their man's defense, and Bannon himself has reportedly been walking aroun...More..

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Trump hints at military action to retaliate against Assad

At least 50 U.S. Tomahawk missiles targeted an airbase at Shayrat, located outside Homs . On Air Force One en route to his Mar-a-Lago estate, Trump was vague about what military actions he would authoriz...More..

Nigerian naira weakens as central bank raises dollar sales to retail bureaux
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Nigerian naira weakens as central bank raises dollar sales to retail bureaux

The statement urged commercial banks and other dealers in forex to desist from negative tendencies while urging the general public to report to it any bank that fails to meet customers needs after due documenta...More..

Colorado routes among 11 US finalists for Hyperloop system
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Colorado routes among 11 US finalists for Hyperloop system

The 11 routes have been designed by independent teams through the Hyperloop One Global Challenge announced past year. Another Colorado proposal includes a 242-mile route that would connect Wyoming to Pueblo, ...More..

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Unilever plc (ULVR) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC

This would imply the analyst believes there is now a potential upside of 9 .9% from today's opening price of 2274 GBX. Bellway PLC had 153 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 08/02/2...More..

New ridesharing regulations expose some drivers as sex offenders, felons
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New ridesharing regulations expose some drivers as sex offenders, felons

Drivers may have been denied for more than one reason listed by the administration, and individual people may have been denied a few times if they applied through Uber and Lyft. All ride-sharing drivers in MA a...More..

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Samsung tips huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

Its largest-ever quarterly operating profit was 10.1 trillion won, recorded in the third quarter of 2013. Samsung's sales over the cited period edged up 0.44 percent to 50 trillion won, the data also showed....More..

Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven
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Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven

It was announced Thursday morning that Sunoco would be selling a majority of its convenience stores to 7-Eleven. As part of the deal, the USA company will also supply about 2.2 billion gallons of fuel annua...More..

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Senate GOP triggers 'nuclear option' in Supreme Court showdown

Forty-four Democrats intend to vote against proceeding to final confirmation on Gorsuch, which would be enough to block his nomination under the Senate's existing parliamentary rules that require 60 votes t...More..

Consumers Face Privacy Blow As US Senate Overturns FCC Web Tracking Rules
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Consumers Face Privacy Blow As US Senate Overturns FCC Web Tracking Rules

The Senate's vote happened last week. Republican Reps. Michael McCaul, Bill Flores, Lama Smith, Roger Williams, John Carter and Blake Farenthold all voted for the repeal . Well, Republicans in the U.S. Hou...More..

Why Tesla Inc. Stock Is Trading Higher
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Why Tesla Inc. Stock Is Trading Higher

Tesla just set a new record after delivering a major number of cars in the first quarter of this year. While much smaller in quantity, the record-setting deliveries are a good sign for Tesla as it prepar...More..

President Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, would only create 35 permanent jobs
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

President Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, would only create 35 permanent jobs

Relying mostly on the same information, the Trump administration reversed Obama's decision Friday. The presidential permit comes almost a decade after Calgary-based TransCanada applied to build the $8 bil...More..

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"Fish Pond" bowl of Ming Dynasty auctioned for 29.5 million USD

Cheng Yu-Tung, father of the current chairman and founder of Chow Tai Fook, and commemorates the brand's 88th anniversary. Other treasures sold at the Sotheby's spring sales include the "Fish Pond" lobed bo...More..

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UK firms to publish pay data in bid to eliminate gender gap

Congressman Bobby Scott of Newport News tweeted praise for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of CT for her efforts to close the pay gap. "It's truly shameful that in 2017 this wage gap still exists, hurting mill...More..

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Oil edges up on weak dollar; rebound in Libyan production weighs

OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said Sunday that he is "cautiously optimistic that the market is already rebalancing", even as the number of active oil rigs in the US rose to the highest since Septembe...More..

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Five issues for Xi and Trump's first meeting

However, China has previously claimed that the country's influence over North Korea is only limited and that the Chinese government could only provide economic and diplomatic support to its neighbors. Trump...More..

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Trump faces major diplomatic test in summit with China's Xi Jinping

But the lush trappings of the president's personal property will not mask the seriousness and urgency of the long list of topics that will be discussed, including North Korea's nuclear weapons threat, a lopside...More..

Pros and Cons of Clean Coal
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Pros and Cons of Clean Coal

The industry got a stock bump after the announcement. "Trump's bid to reverse climate agenda puts pressure on Ottawa", declared the Globe and Mail headline, as talk shows across the country put pundits in cha...More..

Oil prices rise on forecasts of lower US inventories
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Oil prices rise on forecasts of lower US inventories

United States weekly crude stocks data will also remain in the spotlight, especially for signs of a directional switch after last week's data showed a much smaller build than the trend over recent months, as ...More..

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Ecuador's runoff both candidates claim victory

Meanwhile, Latin American leaders such as Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and Bolivia's Evo Morales congratulated the socialist on his win, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reportedly experienced relief si...More..

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Republicans prepare to leave Washington without resolving health care disputes

Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus led the charge in defeating the legislation, which they said was too similar to the Affordable Care Act. Hoping to present a united front, House Speaker Pa...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Lok Sabha Passed The GST Bill, Will Be Launched on July 1

Explaining the bills, he said the Central GST or CGST will give powers to the Center to levy tax after levies of excise, service tax and additional customs duty is subsumed. In the meeting, it was chose to ra...More..

GST Council approves 5 rules; rates to be discussed in May
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

GST Council approves 5 rules; rates to be discussed in May

Initiating the discussion, Congress leader M Veerappa Moily criticised the government's move and said the GST bill can not be termed as a game-changer, alleging that the new legislation will lead to tax distort...More..

Border Wall Won't Stretch 'From Sea to Shining Sea'
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Border Wall Won't Stretch 'From Sea to Shining Sea'

Their land is still on USA soil but Loop says when they punch in their code to unlock the gate and go behind the wall, "there's a sense of isolation". Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Kelly said border agents don't nee...More..

Trump to pitch for China to use leverage over N. Korea
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump to pitch for China to use leverage over N. Korea

Even as Trump suggests global warming is mostly made up, climate scientists predict the issue will someday arrive literally at his doorstep. Any talks they have over trade or North Korea will involve discussion...More..

Investors Must-Watch: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Investors Must-Watch: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

Reynolds American, Inc . (NYSE:RAI) hit its 52-week high price on 04/05/17 and 52-week low price on 10/19/16. Among analysts who offered their Analysis on LendingClub Corporation (LC)-0 analysts issued Strong...More..

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United Airlines tells customers leggings are welcome

Guerin says the three people involved in the incident stayed together and will be on the next flight, assuming they meet dress code . Shannon Watts tweeted that the young passengers were forced to change...More..