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Author: 0 Exxon Mobil urges Trump to stay in Paris climate accord

We will continue to build on the progress of our nation-leading Next Generation Energy Act, and redouble our commitment to providing clean, affordable water for all Minnesotans. Meanwhile Trump has touted the return of coal against evidence of the growth of renewable energy and even the reality of climate change. The order mandates a review of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan initiative and pulls back on the regulations halting coal mining on federal land.

Author: 0 GOP to Try Again with Doomed Health Care Bill

In addition, Republicans had mixed views on the collapsed House GOP bill. As we have seen, the current president raises suspicions both inside and outside the U.S. He said this week that leadership would work toward getting the votes but has not provided any specifics or a timeline. The failure of the health bill in the House may have spared a couple GOP senators a tough vote as the legislation grew increasingly unpopular with the public.

Author: 0 Boeing 787-10 makes first flight in Charleston

The "787-10" is the third variant of Boeing's new-age jet, following the smaller 787-8 - the original - and 787-9 models. Built exclusively in North Charleston , the 787-10's first flight comes less than four months after the start of final assembly.

Author: 0 Oil gains 2% on Libyan disruption, Opec deal extension hopes

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries in November agreed to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) from January 1, initially for a period of six months. Before the meeting, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi told reporters there were some encouraging elements that suggested the oil market was improving, and that if all OPEC members agreed measures to help price stability, Iraq would support such steps.

Author: 0 Sears Holdings Acknowledges It's On Its Way To Extinction

Celia agrees the Internet has had a devastating impact on stores - above and beyond conventional retailers such as Sears and Kmart. The company also reported a $2.2 billion loss on sales of $22.1 billion for its fiscal year that ended January 28, double its $1.1 billion loss the prior year.

Business SpaceX Launches New Era In Spaceflight
Author: 0 SpaceX Launches New Era In Spaceflight

Elon Musk's privately-held SpaceX has successfully led the first relaunch of a used rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Eight and a half minutes later, the first stage stuck the landing on a drone ship off the Atlantic coast, the second successful landing and first successful one at sea.

Author: 0 Oil rises on Libya disruption and likely Opec output cut extension

But Russia is not a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and in February, oil-production cuts among non-OPEC producers including Russia stood at 64% compliance while OPEC members were at 106% compliance. Record high United States stocks have led speculators to cut holdings of USA crude oil futures and options to the lowest since December. Record high US stocks have led speculators to cut holdings of USA crude oil futures and options to the lowest since December.

Author: 0 Sanders on Trump's Decision to Cut Climate Change Regs: "Stupid and Dangerous"

This means that the U.S. is still obligated to fulfil its commitments made in the Paris deal; however, with the Clean Power Plan gone, how is America planning to do that? As expected, President Donald Trump scrapped the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan that was created to reduce the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from electricity generators.

Author: 0 Protests mount in Venezuela after court's power grab

Those the words of the head of Venezuela's National Assembly after the Supreme Court ruled it would take over the functions of the opposition-led congress. "This is a decisive hour for the region", said opposition leader Henrique Capriles, who met Friday with Almagro in Washington. Venezuela's dueling political factions have been at loggerheads since opponents of President Nicolas Maduro took control of the legislature past year.

Author: 0 Families of the Westminster terror attack victims in court for inquest

Mr Cochran and his wife Melissa, from Utah, were on the final day of a trip to London to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were mown down on Westminster Bridge by Masood's auto. Adjourning the inquest, Dr Wilcox once again turned to the friends and relatives at the hearing wishing them well. The inquest into the 52-year-old's death was opened at Westminster Coroner's Court and adjourned until May.

Author: 0 Democrats Manchin, Heitkamp to back Gorsuch nomination

Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado and his previous service in President George W. Bush's administration show a strongly conservative tilt. So far, 31 senators have come out against Gorsuch and pledged to support a filibuster against Trump's nominee, including some from states that Trump won and are up for reelection next year.

Author: 0 National Recap: Republican health care bill falls flat

But McCarthy said nothing is now scheduled and didn't indicate how leadership would resolve divisions between the Freedom Caucus and moderates in the so-called Tuesday Group. "Coming out of that conference I have more confidence that we will get it done", McCarthy said. As it stands right now, AHCA will not provide affordable health care for everyone, but will instead decrease anticipated health care coverage in a dramatic fashion.

Business Judge approves Trump University settlement
Author: 0 Judge approves Trump University settlement

During the campaign, Trump vowed to continue fighting the fraud claims but agreed to the settlement soon after he was elected. Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for Trump, declined to speak during Thursday's hearing. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump leveled accusations of bias against Curiel, the US-born son of Mexican immigrants, claiming that the judge was hostile to him because of the mogul's harsh anti-Mexican rhetoric.

Business Freedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against Trump
Author: 0 Freedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against Trump

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan did not back down after President Donald Trump trained his fire Thursday on the conservative Freedom Caucus, which Jordan founded. Trump and his White House advisers have been frustrated by the intransigence of Freedom Caucus members, led by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. "I think it's going to happen because we've all been promising - Democrat, Republican - we've all been promising that to the American people", he said.

Author: 0 Vodafone India, Idea to merge into India's top cellco

The companies noted branding for the new entity would be decided at a later time, "and will leverage customers' affinity for both existing brands, built up over the past decade". The merger will create an entity with over Rs 80,000 crore revenue. Britain's Vodafone Group will merge its Indian subsidiary with local rival Idea Cellular within two years, Idea said on Monday.

Author: 0 Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey to 'review ties' with EU

Erdoğan added that he told Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, that Turkey could hold a referendum similar to the U.K.'s Brexit in which Turks would decide whether to continue the European Union accession process. During the visit on March 23, Burkhalter also told Çavuşoğlu that he was aware of Turkey's "difficult situation" following the July 2016 failed coup attempt, the Swiss statement said.

Business Judge approves Trump University $25 mn lawsuit settlements
Author: 0 Judge approves Trump University $25 mn lawsuit settlements

The trial would have been pinned on whether a jury believed Mr Trump misled customers by calling the business a university when it was not an accredited school, and by falsely advertising that he hand-picked instructors. The ruling from Judge Gonzalo Curiel, seen by AFP, ends three lawsuits relating to Trump University, affecting around 4,000 claimants. "Trump University's victims waited years for compensation, while President Trump refused to settle and fought us every step of the way".

Author: 0 Uber President Ditches Embattled Company Over Pile-Up of Controversies

Before being hired at Uber almost two years ago, McClendon was working with Google, where he helped developing Google Earth and played a pivotal role in the company's geo-location technology research. Recode , citing sources close to the matter, added that Jones did indeed realize that Uber's woes were more problematic than he realized. Investors and the company's board of directors were particularly keen on stabilizing the troubled company after months of internal turmoil.

Business Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner completes first flight
Author: 0 Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner completes first flight

The 787 family has been a top seller, logging about 1,200 firm orders. A nearby VIP tent was filled with Boeing executives, customers and suppliers, as well as S.C. All aft and midbody Dreamliner parts are made in North Charleston . The 787-10 is expected to be in service in the first half of 2018. As an 18-foot (5.5-m) stretch of the 787-9, the 787-10 will deliver the 787 family's preferred passenger experience and long range with 25 percent better fuel per seat and emissions than the ...

Business Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy as charges jump
Author: 0 Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy as charges jump

Westinghouse's interim President and CEO, José Emeterio Gutiérrez, said: " We are focused on developing a plan of reorganization to emerge from Chapter 11 as a stronger company while continuing to be a global nuclear technology leader ". SCANA is holding a conference call with its investors 3 p.m. Wednesday. "They intend to withdraw from the US nuclear business entirely". The Westinghouse nuclear division operates a boiling water reactor training facility in Chattanooga, which had 88 ...

Author: 0 RAM sees Brent oil at US$50 for this year and next

A proposal by a joint committee has outlined their recommendations to extend the OPEC deal that was meant to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day and 11 countries agreed. US crude futures surged to almost a two-week high after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that crude inventories USOILC=ECI rose 867,000 barrels last week, almost half the build expected, as refineries ramped up processing after seasonal maintenance and as imports dropped and exports rose.

Business Fired Trump aide wants immunity to testify on Russian Federation allegations
Author: 0 Fired Trump aide wants immunity to testify on Russian Federation allegations

President Donald Trump's former national security advisor's lawyer was told the move was "wildly preliminary" and "not on the table" at this point, a senior congressional official told NBC . Putin said again he was convinced that the anti-Russian rhetoric in Washington was related to the internal political struggle between Trump's supporters and opponents in the U.S.

Business Republicans pull healthcare legislation plan after votes come up short
Author: 0 Republicans pull healthcare legislation plan after votes come up short

The bill was pulled from the House floor on Friday in a humiliating political defeat for Mr Trump, lacking support from conservative Republicans and Democrats . I doubt very seriously that, if everyone pulled together, giving Americans a good, solid health care plan would be all that tough. "So there has been a discussion and I believe there will be several more".

Author: 0 Americans dislike Trump's plan on health care

The poll was conducted just after congressional Republicans failed to whip up the votes needed to pass their health care bill in the House. The McClatchy-Marist poll found that 38 percent of registered voters approve of Trump's job performance, while 51 percent disapprove.

Author: 0 SpaceX makes history by launching and returning first reusable rocket

If successful, SpaceX could fly the booster a third time , said company spokesman John Taylor. The launch window for today opens at 9:27AM AEDT and runs until 11:57AM AEDT. Thursday's launch was part of a mission to put a telecommunications satellite into orbit, Reuters reported . It could conceivably launch again, since it returned in one piece, landing on a floating platform in the Atlantic.

Author: 0 Turkey ends Operation Euphrates Shield in Northern Syria

While officials still haven't totally clarified the deal on the premier's statement, some have said that the "ending" of Euphrates Shield is little more than a paperwork exercise, and that the Turkish government intends to change the operation's name.

Author: 0 Significant Movements: Zosano Pharma Corporation's (ZSAN)

The company reported ($0.46) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.01. (NASDAQ:GASS). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 2.00.

Author: 0 Federal Judge Indefinitely Extends The Block On Trump's Travel Ban

Worse for the administration, the new ruling all but forecloses any possibility that the executive order would go back into effect without reaching the Supreme Court. A federal judge in the state of Washington temporarily suspended the president's first travel ban - which also barred immigrants from Iraq and did not carve out a protection for existing visa holders - and 9th Circuit judges upheld the lower court's ruling after a fast-paced and contentious court battle between the two ...

Business Alaska Air Group maintained as In-Line By Imperial Capital
Author: 0 Alaska Air Group maintained as In-Line By Imperial Capital

On Thursday, February 9 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Market Perform". The company had a trading volume of 1,318,286 shares. The 52 week high Alaska Air Group's shares have peaked at is 101.43 whilst the 52 week low for the company's shares is 54.51.

Business EU draft guidelines soften line on future UK relationship
Author: 0 EU draft guidelines soften line on future UK relationship

Donald Tusk had called for simultaneous talks on exit terms and future trade ties. Mr Tusk did not spell out what progress would be regarded as sufficient, but his words are likely to be interpreted as referring to the settlement of a "divorce bill" of an estimated £50 billion set to be presented to the UK.

Business Gold down on dollar strength, political risks lend support
Author: 0 Gold down on dollar strength, political risks lend support

The US dollar rallied above Monday's four-month low against a basket of major currencies, while the 10-year Treasury yield and US stock indexes extended gains. Strength in the dollar can pressure prices for dollar-denominated commodities such as gold. Gold bullion investment will rise for the fourth straight year in 2017 as global political and economic factors are forecast to maintain buying interest, CPM Group said on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump, citing "witch hunt", says Michael Flynn should request immunity

United States intelligence agencies have said Russian Federation hacked emails of senior Democrats and orchestrated the release of embarrassing information in a bid to tip the presidential election in favour of Mr Trump, whose views were seen as more in line with the Moscow's .

Business The Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO) Upgraded at Canaccord Genuity
Author: 0 The Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO) Upgraded at Canaccord Genuity

Royal Bank of Canada set a $4.00 target price on shares of Eldorado Gold Corp and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, February 27th. The Relative Volume value measured for Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) is 0.82. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright legislation.

Author: 0 USA oil-rig count rises for 11th straight week, Baker Hughes says

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the US increased by 15 this week to 824. In the first three months of the year, the count has come up by more than 160 units, largely through the addition of oil rigs. There was a further increase in the number of horizontal rigs, but vertical rigs continued to decline. Colorado declined by two. Oil is on track for a 5% weekly climb but is down almost 7% for the month, weighed by concerns over rising USA output and uncertainty over the ...

Author: 0 Browns to host 2017 Draft Tailgate party

Tickets will be accessible to all fans beginning Thursday, April 6 at 10 a.m.as quantities remain available. Browns season ticket members will be given a 48-hour pre-registration window from 10 a.m. But instead of holding it in a restaurant or some other building - any team can do that - on March 30 they announced plans to hold the "2017 Draft Tailgate" in the Muni Lot, the place that is transformed into Tent City on Sundays in the fall.

Author: 0 Trump Again Veers Into House, Senate Intel Investigators' Lane

A spokesperson for Nunes also declined to confirm the Times report . When it comes to a viral video that has condemned Farkas, she explained that it was "a wild misinterpretation of comments I made on the air in March" and that it was "selectively cut to include only my comments out of context", as it had been part of a larger discussion about "a NYT story that described Obama administration members trying to get intelligence information on the Russian hack to Congress".

Author: 0 United Airlines accused of 'sexualising young girls' in leggings row

Had the women been regular passengers, he said , they would have been permitted to wear yoga trousers and leggings. And added, "This is left to the discretion of the agents". According to Guerin, passengers using an employee pass are required to meet a more formal dress code. "I have flown united before with literally no trousers on", Chrissy Teigen also wrote .

Author: 0 Russian Federation probe head Nunes stands firm as resignation chorus grows

Nunes went to the White House late March 21 to view some classified documents, then said the next day he's seen proof that Trump transition communications had incidentally and legally been swept up in surveillance of foreign subjects, briefed Trump, and still hasn't shared the material with his colleagues.

Author: 0 This Can Pass the House

In other words , we're going to get a watered-down tax bill that looks nothing special - at least, if you don't want to blow a hole in the budget. "This does make tax reform more hard", Ryan said . It is unclear what could change to allow the policy differences in the conference to be bridged. While some House Republicans remain focused on " repeal and replace ", a new conversation in Congress is starting on a different "R" word when it comes to Obamacare: fix.

Author: 0 Uber's Autonomous Car Crashes, Self-Driving Program Halted

However, Uber has never used its self-driving cars in San Francisco to pick up passengers. In concern to the safety requirements for autonomous driving; two safety drivers were seated in Uber's auto. "There are many unwritten rules of driving that humans can quickly adjust to that robots will not, and this will lead to accidents". Uber has been dogged by problems in recent weeks, including the sudden, unexplained resignation of company President Jeff Jones, allegations of sexual ...

Business Judge appears close to approving Trump University settlement
Author: 0 Judge appears close to approving Trump University settlement

The decision Friday by U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego ends almost seven years of legal battles with customers who claimed they were misled by failed promises to teach success in real estate. I don't settle cases. About 4,000 class members have submitted claims to be included in the settlement, the judge said. "I don't do it because that's why I don't get sued very often, because I don't' settle, unlike a lot of other people".

Business Carnival (LON:CCL) Receives 'Equal-weight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays
Author: 0 Carnival (LON:CCL) Receives 'Equal-weight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Carnival Corp from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 14th. Barclays noted a target price of 5020 on Carnival's shares. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/carnival-corps-ccl-equal-weight-rating-reaffirmed-at-barclays-plc/538142.html.

Author: 0 BT Group plc (BT.A) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

Specialist services provider Premier Technical Services Group revealed that its revenue rose by 52 per cent to £39.2m in 2016, while the group's adjusted profit before tax increased by 49 per cent to £7.5m. It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500. UBS upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $96 target in Thursday, July 14 report. Among 8 analysts covering Tp Icap Plc ( LON:TCAP ), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold.

Business Eurozone chief Dijsselbloem condemned over 'liquor and women' remarks
Author: 0 Eurozone chief Dijsselbloem condemned over 'liquor and women' remarks

Meanwhile, few can fathom what possessed Jeroen Dijsselbloem - a key European dealmaker - to suggest that some southern European countries had squandered their money before demanding bailouts. Historically, every Eurogroup chair has been a sitting finance minister in one of the 19 eurozone countries. We have to stick to our budget rules. Portugal was one of the countries which needed bailing out after the crisis to save it from bankruptcy, which was followed by an unpopular three-year ...

Author: 0 Westin Guam going dark for Earth Day 2017

The Taipei 101 skyscraper, retailer Carrefour and numerous hotels in Taiwan joined the world in observing Earth Hour by turning off their lights from 8:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. “This year aims to build awareness and interest on the need for rooftop solar installation in consonance with the governments vision for renewable energy, and impact positive conservation action to help mitigate climate change.

Author: 0 Federal Judge Extends Ruling Blocking Trump's Ban Indefinitely

He said 20 refugees had been accepted in Hawaii since 2010, the Times said. DEFENDING TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDERThe Department of Justice opposed Hawaii's request to extend Watson's temporary order . And while the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals doesn't have to uphold Watson's injunction, it's not unreasonable to assume it will. The judge's earlier order temporarily blocked the administration from enforcing President Trump's March 6 Executive Order No.

Business Pruitt: EPA won't ban chlorpyrifos pesticide
Author: 0 Pruitt: EPA won't ban chlorpyrifos pesticide

And the New York Times reported that "Jim Jones, who ran the chemical safety unit at the EPA for five years , and spent more than 20 years working there until he left the agency in January when President Trump took office, said he was disappointed by Mr.