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Business Trump signs bill to temporarily avert government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump signs bill to temporarily avert government shutdown

The legislation will first be debated in the House of Representatives on Friday, just hours before a deadline for funding federal agencies expires. But in a disappointment for the White House, Trump was destined to serve his 100th day in office - Saturday - without being able to claim victories on health care and a yearlong budget.

Author: 0 China demands US to stop THAAD deployment in South Korea

Questioning the North's stated goal of warding off a USA invasion, Matt Pottinger, the Asia director on President Donald Trump's National Security Council, said there may be some truth to claims that the North wants a nuclear deterrent to protect its communist dictatorship.

Author: 0 Now Even The Pentagon Is Investigating Retired Lt Gen Michael Flynn

According to documents released by HOC's ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, was warned by Pentagon officials as early as October 2014 "not to take foreign government-sourced money without "advance approval" from the Pentagon", the Associated Press notes .

Business President Trump won't see healthcare vote in first 100 days
Author: 0 President Trump won't see healthcare vote in first 100 days

Those comments echoed Trump, who said in a series of Twitter messages Sunday that a "new healthcare plan is on its way" with "lower premiums & deductibles while at the same taking care of pre-existing conditions!" Health-care for the miners, however, appears to be on track.

Business FCC chairman lays out plan to reverse net neutrality regulation
Author: 0 FCC chairman lays out plan to reverse net neutrality regulation

The FCC will vote next month on opening the plan - which Pai says he'll release in full on Thursday - for public comment. "Everyone should be outraged by Chairman Pai's proposal". There was a slight dip in investment the year net neutrality rules were passed, and Republicans have pointed to that as evidence that these are damaging policies.

Author: 0 Oil prices fall on expected surge in USA shale output

Latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed USA output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day last week, the highest level since August 2015. Stocks have dropped sharply in the last several weeks and have fallen below levels seen at this time a year ago, but are still higher than where inventories have been in this decade.

Author: 0 Chicago's airport security chief has been fired following the United passenger debacle

If you'll recall, and you may need a refresher since this happened light years three weeks ago, Dao was selected to exit his United Airlines flight to make room for the crew in an overbooking situation. Oscar Munoz's appearance comes almost a month after the highly publicized incident in which a Vietnamese doctor was physically assaulted and dragged off an overbooked United plane.

Author: 0 The truth about corporate tax cuts

Individuals who inherit more than $5.45 million: With the current system, you can pass on up to $5.45 million without paying an estate tax . But the door seems to be wide open for those at the top to benefit most. The Trump administration is vowing to bring billions of foreign profits back into the U.S. Why are so few details listed in the plan? We do know, however, that at least one person will get a tax cut if the Trump administration's plan becomes law.

Author: 0 Encana Corp Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.02 (ECA)

Canaccord Genuity reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Encana Corp in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. Encana Corp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -3.97%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was originally reported by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of Encana Corp from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th.

Author: 0 Shares in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Acquired by Cigna Investments Inc

In related news, EVP James H. Thompson sold 25,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 21st. Vetr raised QUALCOMM from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $73.44 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 2nd.

Business Wind advisory issued for Hawaii Island through Sunday (April 30)
Author: 0 Wind advisory issued for Hawaii Island through Sunday (April 30)

Loose objects such as lawn furniture will be blown around.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 miles per hour or gusts will range between 46 and 57 miles per hour. Travel in high profile vehicles may be hard, especially on north-south oriented roads such as Interstate 75 or USA 23. Wind gusts could bring down tree limbs and shallow rooted trees, and could even cause a few power outages.

Business Barry Diller's IAC finally lands Angie's List
Author: 0 Barry Diller's IAC finally lands Angie's List

Angie's List investors will be allowed to pick either one Class A common share of the new company or $8.50 in cash for each share they own - with a cash payout capped at $130 million, Bloomberg reported. Angie's List Inc says that it expects the deal with IAC/InterActiveCorp's HomeAdvisor brand to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017. So don't worry about comparing prices anymore between the electrician you found on Angie's List versus the one you found on HomeAdvisor - now, ...

Business British royal family publishes a new photo of Princess Charlotte
Author: 0 British royal family publishes a new photo of Princess Charlotte

Charlotte is pictured in a yellow sweater featuring baby sheep and a navy blue bow in her hair. Princess Charlotte is growing up so fast! The royals were holidaying in southern France at a chateau owned by Viscount David Linley, the son of Princess Margaret, the late sister of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

Business United Airlines faces Congress
Author: 0 United Airlines faces Congress

Bob Jordan, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Southwest, told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that the airline would cease overbooking as of next week. airlines. Southwest said last week it would upgrade its reservation system and change its cancellation policy to end overbooking altogether. Unfortunately for the airlines, that survey of more than 180,000 consumers was completed a few weeks before the latest series of public relations ...

Author: 0 French presidential contenders hold rival May Day rallies

Le Pen on Saturday said ditching the euro was not her top economic priority, in a bid to broaden her support amid voters anxious over her trademark policy, ahead of the presidential election run-off May 7 vote against centrist front-runner Emmanuel Macron.

Author: 0 Le Pen speech plagiarism 'a wink to former candidate Fillon'

Le Pen has repeatedly said that she wants to negotiate with the European Union to "restore monetary sovereignty to the French people" and would hold a referendum on whether France should remain in the EU. In Paris's Place de la Republique, 28-year-old teacher Camille Delaye held a placard that read: "Abstention is a political act" - meaning he is so disgusted by both candidates, he will not vote on Sunday.

Business United States stocks open higher; Nasdaq sets intraday high
Author: 0 United States stocks open higher; Nasdaq sets intraday high

The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 0.17% to 2388.33. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.1 percent to close at 20,913.46, while the broad-based S&P 500 gained 0.2 percent to end at 2,388.33. USA stocks posted solid gains for the last week of April, as investors mainly cheered over strong corporate earnings and economic reports. Diamond Offshore Drilling fell 4.9 per cent to $13.71 after reporting a lower quarterly profit.

Author: 0 Apple posts surprise drop in iPhone sales

Company shares are down about 1.8% in initial post-market trading. The firm has a market capitalization of $769.04 billion, a PE ratio of 17.60 and a beta of 1.26. The stock was sold at an average price of $128.43, for a total value of $9,632,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link .

Author: 0 Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Reports 29% Increase in Profit

In fact, together they accounted for 99 percent of the growth a year ago according to a report published by Pivotal Research this week. The two companies accounted for 99% of the industry growth in digital advertising in 2016, Pivotal Research said in a report this week, demonstrating market power that some advertisers complain amounts to a duopoly.

Author: 0 100-day Rally: Trump misses White House Correspondents' dinner

The White House says the president intends to sign an executive order Saturday that will direct the Commerce Department and the USA trade representative to conduct a comprehensive study of the nation's trade agreements. But I've had a lot of tough jobs. He also explained why he no longer labels China a currency manipulator - in part because "they stopped", but mainly, he said, he wanted China to be an ally in negotiations with North Korea.

Author: 0 No sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs

The CoC was mooted following overlapping claims on certain areas in the South China Sea. It also did not mention the abiding by "universally recognized principles of global law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea" that was in the draft statement.

Author: 0 Investors trade cautiously; Sensex, Nifty continues muted trend

Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 30,147.94 points, up by 14.59 points, or 0.05 per cent. Stock exchanges will remain closed on Monday on account of "Maharashtra Day". Sensex has been biggest falls and rises in the past few years. Japan's Nikkei 225 index declined 0.2% while South Korea's Kospi index rose 0.1%. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex.

Author: 0 100 days into term, Trump's approval slumps in North Carolina

PresidentDonald Trumpon Thursday accused Iran of "not living up to the spirit" of the nuclear deal. The same ABC News/Washington Post poll found that 61 percent disapprove of Trump's appointments of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to official White House jobs.

Business McCain says North Korea didn't just disrespect China, but 'they disrespected us'
Author: 0 McCain says North Korea didn't just disrespect China, but 'they disrespected us'

SOUTH Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after American President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay the US$1 billion cost. Trump also said that he would be willing to meet with Kim . The deplyment has angered Seongju residents who fear North Korea might target the town and who worry about rumored health hazards from THAAD's powerful radar.

Business Saudis take 100% control of America's largest oil refinery
Author: 0 Saudis take 100% control of America's largest oil refinery

Aramco previously owned 50% of Port Arthur through a joint venture co-owned with Shell called Motiva Enterprises. Port Arthur is considered the crown jewel of the US refinery system, able to process 600,000 barrels per day (BPD) of crude oil, Kallanish Energy reports.

Author: 0 Pogba, Mata, Rojo, Ibrahimovich Ruled Out Against Manchester City

He is Mourinho's only fit senior centre-back after Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones all suffered injuries. The Frenchman picked up a problem in the latter stages of the win over Burnley at the weekend, and it appears as though he hasn't recovered in time as Mourinho has ruled him out.

Author: 0 President Trump, "The War on Americans Gun Rights is Over"

Trump did take time to ask Atlanta voters to vote for Karen Handel in the upcoming runoff for Georgia's 6th Congressional District , to revisit his Election Night victory, and make vague assurances about never letting anyone in the audience down.

Author: 0 Trump quotes about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War

Not only that, Trump also went on to say Jackson, who had owned slaves and launched a campaign against Native Americans, had a "big heart". The US president made these remarks in an interview marking his 100th day in office about which he said it was a very intensive process for him.

Business Reiterates Neutral Rating for Aggreko plc (AGK)
Author: 0 Reiterates Neutral Rating for Aggreko plc (AGK)

About 537,019 shares traded. In general, a stock with a score of 8 or 9 would be considered strong while a stock with a score from 0-2 would be considered weak. Bernstein downgraded the shares of INTC in report on Monday, March 21 to "Underperform" rating. The company was maintained on Monday, September 26 by Canaccord Genuity.

Business Fed set to leave interest rates unchanged, may hint at June hike
Author: 0 Fed set to leave interest rates unchanged, may hint at June hike

First the latest United States jobs data will arrive in the form of the ADP employment report on Wednesday, weekly jobless claims on Thursday, and the government's nonfarm payrolls on Friday. But figures released Monday showed the Fed's preferred measure of inflation, known as PCE, actually retreated and remains below the two percent target, while a key component of the index declined for the first time in 16 years.

Author: 0 Senate Confirms Acosta as Labor Secretary

He led several public corruption prosecutions in Palm Beach County following Palm Beach Post reports and federal investigations. "And they were just the big names". Democrats and most labor groups were mostly muted in their response to Acosta's nomination. The Senate Finance Committee approved Lighthizer on Tuesday, moving his nomination to the full Senate for approval.

Business After Nationwide Manhunt, Facebook Murderer Takes His Own Life
Author: 0 After Nationwide Manhunt, Facebook Murderer Takes His Own Life

Police got the decisive tip-off after Stephens had been on the run for almost 48 hours, when a McDonald's employee recognized him at a drive-thru in Pennsylvania shortly after 11:00 am (1500 GMT) and called authorities. Police say Godwin is the only known victim. Stephens, however, would not wait. Two days after Godwin's death, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg directly addressed the problem his service faces with publicizing violent crime and expressed his condolences to the victim's family ...

Business France's Macron, Le Pen to Attend Ceremony for Murdered Policemen
Author: 0 France's Macron, Le Pen to Attend Ceremony for Murdered Policemen

Macron, who is often seen as the candidate of globalism and France's elite class, predictably scores 81 per cent of the vote from executives and those in academia. That leaves Le Pen with less than two weeks attract voters whose candidates got knocked out in the first round . Her popularity has already outstripped that of her father, who stood in the 2002 presidential race.

Business West Indies slip further away from direct World-Cup qualification
Author: 0 West Indies slip further away from direct World-Cup qualification

England gained seven points and climbed up three places on the table to second, while Pakistan, who were ranked seventh past year, climbed to third place after gaining five points . Inaugural WT20 champions India have 118 points in their kitty, three points less than 2009 WT20 victor Pakistan, who gained five points to join second-placed England on 121 points .

Author: 0 United settles with bloodied passenger for undisclosed sum

If you'll recall, and you may need a refresher since this happened light years three weeks ago, Dao was selected to exit his United Airlines flight to make room for the crew in an overbooking situation. Southwest Airlines also said on Thursday it would end overbooking of flights. The incident was captured on video by other passengers and went viral online, drawing condemnation from around the world.

Business French election: Boos for Macron after Le Pen upstages him
Author: 0 French election: Boos for Macron after Le Pen upstages him

Le Pen started her day at the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris , calling for more food to be produced and consumed in this country known as the gastronomic center of the Western world. According to the poll , a majority of French workers, or 54 per cent, support the anti-mass migration candidate. Only the defeated far-left candidate, Jean-Luc Melenchon, pointedly refused to back Macron.

Business Tech Entrepreneurs Oppose FCC Chairman's Plan To Ditch Net Neutrality
Author: 0 Tech Entrepreneurs Oppose FCC Chairman's Plan To Ditch Net Neutrality

The letter contends that it "would give a green light for internet access providers to discriminate in unforeseen ways". In a press conference before Pai's speech , senators Edward Markey, Richard Blumenthal and Ron Wyden were joined by internet activists to warn Pai and Trump that efforts to undermine the rules would be met with stiff resistance.

Author: 0 Southwest Airlines to end overbooking policy

Dr David Dao was dragged screaming from a United Airlines flight by staff police at Chicago airport on 9 April. "In addition, United has taken full responsibility for what happened on flight 3411, without attempting to blame others, including the city of Chicago ".

Author: 0 Uber Is Latest Tech Company To Dream Of Flying Cars

Here they will launch the Uber Elevate Network for the very first time. The company had revealed it would pursue urban air travel a year ago, but used the three-day Uber Elevate Summit in Dallas on Tuesday to provide further details on its so-called UberAIR service .

Author: 0 World oil prices edge down over expected climb in U.S. output

For distillate inventories including diesel, the EIA reported a drop of 2.0 million barrels. Crude inventories fell 1.03 million barrels to 532.3 million last week, the agency reported Wednesday. On the NYME, the May delivery for West Texas Intermediate dropped by 24 cents to reach $52.41 per barrel. The gain pushed gasoline stockpiles to 237.7 million barrels in the week ended April 14, leaving them 21 million barrels higher than average for the date over the last 10 years.

Business BP's profit triples on higher oil prices, output
Author: 0 BP's profit triples on higher oil prices, output

BP's profit almost tripled in the first quarter of 2017 from a year earlier, buoyed by rising oil prices and production that hit a five-year high, while debt piled up in order to pay for acquisitions and costs for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.

Author: 0 Oil prices buoyed by USA crude stock dip

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 46 cents at US$52.72 a barrel, after rising 7 cents to US$53.18 on Thursday. Oil prices have risen by around 15% since OPEC agreed to cut output on November 30, a deal which other major producers including Russian Federation subsequently added to, targeting an overall reduction of 1.8 million barrels a day in the first half of 2017.

Author: 0 Oil prices dip on bloated U.S. market, mixed Saudi signals

Brent crude futures dipped 18 cents at $54.71 a barrel as of 11:16 a.m. EDT (1516 GMT), while US crude futures lost 19 cents to $52.22 a barrel. Oil prices fell on Tuesday on news that USA shale oil output was expected to post the biggest monthly rise in more than two years, fuelling concerns that US production growth is undermining OPEC-led efforts to rein in oversupply.

Business Assad forces carried out sarin gas attack: French intelligence
Author: 0 Assad forces carried out sarin gas attack: French intelligence

Uzumcu is not yet calling the April 4 incident a chemical weapons attack, but he has said that tests by his organization have established beyond doubt that sarin or a similar toxin was used. Analysis by French experts of samples from the April 4 attack site and the blood of one of the victims confirmed the use of Sarin, its report said.

Author: 0 Fact check: Are Trump's health-plan protections real?

The president is "essentially a 70-year old kid in a candy store who wants one of everything: More for defense, veterans, border walls, law enforcement, infrastructure and "phenomenal" tax cuts, too-without the inconvenience of paying for any of it", said Stockman.

Author: 0 Tech startups protest retreat from net neutrality

Once approved, the proposal will remove any legal powers the FCC now has to regulate Internet providers, returning everything to the state it was before 2015. Title II, therefore, extended the FCC's full regulatory authority to ISPs, authority that it then used to impose net neutrality rules. Internet Service Providers - such as AT&T - have applauded his latest push against the net neutrality rules that were put in place in 2015.

Business OPEC may announce short extension of output deal
Author: 0 OPEC may announce short extension of output deal

After all, they've barely managed to push prices up $5 per barrel, and the price they've paid to induce that rebound has been the abdication of valuable market share to-who else?-U.S. U.S. crude oil production averaged around 8.5mn bpd in September compared with 9.2mn bpd so far in April, predominantly as a result of higher production from shale oil fields where output can respond rapidly to higher prices.