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Japan's Aso pushes back on US call for scrutiny of currency moves

Japan's Aso pushes back on US call for scrutiny of currency moves

Aso apparently had in mind the situation involving North Korea and the first round of voting in France's presidential election, in which a focal issue is the country's possible withdrawal from the Eur...

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IEA says global oil market now close to balance

Refinery utilization rates rose by 0.2 percentage points.US crude imports fell last week by 86,000 barrels per day. The world produced a total of 95.82 million barrels per day (mb/d) last month, a f...

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Wall Street climbs as earnings gather pace; AmEx boosts Dow

The Nasdaq Composite (COMP - 5,863.03) outperformed its peers, adding 13.6 points, or 0.2%. Morgan Stanley rose 2 percent after posting a surge in quarterly profit, taking some of the sting out of...

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$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

The price of a pack of smokes is now $10.50 minimum in the city; but NY is basically already the most expensive place in the country to buy cigarettes . De Blasio's initiative hopes to reduce the smo...

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'Massive' tax cut coming for businesses and individuals

'Massive' tax cut coming for businesses and individuals

Another factor that's lifted parts of the market is the executive order Trump signed today on looking into whether foreign steel imports hurt national security. The goal is to "make sure banks have li...

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UK May Have 24 Hours Without Coal Power

UK May Have 24 Hours Without Coal Power

Britain's last power station will be forced to close in 2025 , as part of a government plan to phase out the fossil fuel. The news follows a sharp drop in the level of coal used to power Britain's ...

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Apparel retailer Bebe says to shut all stores

Apparel retailer Bebe says to shut all stores

The chain had more than 130 locations in the USA and offers branded products elsewhere. The company, which had 180 stores in the USA and Canada, also plans to liquidate all merchandise and fixtures ...

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United Will Not Fire Employees Over David Dao Incident

Bridges shows a passenger being removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago. The three officers have all been suspended. Mr Munoz and other executives vowed to treat customers with dignity, and...

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Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

The company announced the recall overnight in the United States, issuing a statement that the problem involved a small gear from a third-party supplier. It admitted it is hard to tell which vehi...

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United Nations warns trapped Mosul civilians could face worst catastrophe of Iraq conflict

No Australian troops were affected by a low-grade chemical attack in western Mosul, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been advised. Heavy exchanges of gunfire and mortar rounds could be heard from...

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EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated IN housing complex

Scott Pruitt is touring a housing complex in East Chicago , Indiana where 1,000 people have been ordered to evacuate because of lead and arsenic in the ground. One was arrested after attempting to br...

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Secretary of State Tillerson, "Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror…"

Tillerson spoke a day after certifying to Congress that Iran is complying with its obligations under the 2015 deal, a requirement for Tehran to continue receiving relief from nuclear sanctions. "An un...

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Gold trades higher on rising geopolitical tensions; may test Rs 29700

Gold trades higher on rising geopolitical tensions; may test Rs 29700

Spot gold was up 0.3 per cent at US$1,288.50 per ounce as of 0720 GMT, after hitting its highest since early November at US$1,295.42 earlier in the session. A potential nuclear war has added to the in...

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United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

The footage shows the moments before Dao was knocked over by police and dragged from the flight. A United spokeswoman told the AP on Wednesday that all passengers aboard that flight will receive c...

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Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

But the insurance industry immediately reacted with fear, saying the moves would reduce enrollment and therefore sales. Nothing is done yet, but Republican plans might include a repeal act, then regul...

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Iran needs no one's permission to build missiles: Rouhani

Iran needs no one's permission to build missiles: Rouhani

He has made much of his successes in controlling inflation and reaching a landmark nuclear deal with world powers that ended many sanctions. Raeisi, the custodian of the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PB...

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7 tips for procrastinating taxpayers before the deadline

It's possible to get the automatic extension without filing IRS Form 4868 . State-level data for 2015 is not yet available, but an IRS report shows that Minnesota taxpayers for 2014 filed 94,440 re...

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Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

On the list of special monitoring of currency practices, countries like China , Japan, South Korea & Taiwan are on top. " China now has an extremely large and persistent bilateral trade surplus wi...

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People flee New York's Penn Station after false reports of gunfire

People flee New York's Penn Station after false reports of gunfire

All of the calls to 911 reporting shots fired proved to be unfounded. With a 4 hour trapped train packed with about 1200 passengers, a mini-stampede upon arrival in Penn Station due to police activi...

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Trump says China won't be labeled a currency manipulator

Trump says China won't be labeled a currency manipulator

President Donald Trump signaled that he was making a major reversal on two campaign promises during an eye-opening interview with The Wall Street Journal Wednesday. "I think it's wonderful that ...

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Russia vetoes United Nations condemnation of Syria attack

Near the beginning of the press conference on Wednesday, Tillerson said United States relations with Russian Federation were at a "low point". "One could say that the level of trust on a working lev...

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John Horgan announces how BC NDP will pay for its platform

John Horgan announces how BC NDP will pay for its platform

Part of the platform is a new two per cent speculation tax. THE Liberals said on Thursday that after 1,075 days as head of the Opposition, John Horgan finally released a "platform" document containi...

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Scorpion falls from United Airlines overhead bin, stings passenger

Scorpion falls from United Airlines overhead bin, stings passenger

Demetrio said the video showed an extraordinary instance of something that happens too routinely: Airlines overbooking flights then bumping paying customers. Dao was offered $800 for his seat by U...

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US unleashes largest non-nuclear bomb

While Trump's newfound interventionist attitude was welcomed by hawks in his own party and even some opposition figures, Democrat Representative Jackie Speier voiced concerns over increasing United St...

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European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks

European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks

But he hinted that trade talks might begin before the deal was concluded if Mrs May was deemed to be co-operating. The position marks a compromise between Britain's call for parallel divorce and tra...

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BHP Billiton backers still pile in on shake-up hope

BHP Billiton backers still pile in on shake-up hope

Elliott has about 4.1% of the UK-listed BHP Billiton Plc. Elliott is making two other recommendations to BHP management. Elliott, which holds about 4.1 per cent of BHP's London-listed shares, said...

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Most Recent Analysts Ratings BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)

The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 22nd. While looking at the Stock's Performance, BlackBerry Limited now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.15%...

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The Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Raised to

The Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

It was reported on April, 12 by Barchart.com. It is down 21.65% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.05% the S&P500. The growth for the next year comes down to 23...

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G7 energy ministers fail to agree statement on climate change

G7 energy ministers fail to agree statement on climate change

Italy, which hosted this year's G7 meeting, pushed to include the Paris agreement in a policy statement member countries typically sign after these meetings end. "They expressed their commitment to ...

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Hungary's president signs bill aimed at Soros-founded school

Hungary's president signs bill aimed at Soros-founded school

The law demands that foreign universities in Hungary also have a campus in their home countries. Hungary's right-wing president has signed controversial legislation on foreign universities that ...

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