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Author: 0 Darryl Sittler say players, fans lose when Olympics is off the table

The NHLPA released a statement on its website Monday after the NHL rendered its decision to forgo Olympic competition: "The players are extraordinarily disappointed and adamantly disagree with the NHL's shortsighted decision to not continue our participation in the Olympics".

Business UK central bank drawn into market manipulation scandal
Author: 0 UK central bank drawn into market manipulation scandal

The tape, unearthed by BBC Panorama , catches Mark Dearlove , a senior Barclays manager, telling Libor submitter Peter Johnson to lower his Libor rates, citing "very serious pressure" from the Bank of England and the United Kingdom government.

Author: 0 Toshiba Investors Vent Anger But Approve Flash Memory Unit Sale

With Westinghouse filing for bankruptcy, the construction of six nuclear reactors in India under the India-United States Civil Nuclear Agreement is likely to fall off. Westinghouse Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, as the nuclear energy leader focuses on reorganizing. Toshiba received approval to delay reporting third quarter earnings until April 11.

Business Kendall Jenner remains silent as Pepsi pulls controversial ad
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner remains silent as Pepsi pulls controversial ad

For her part, Kendall hasn't said anything , but has deleted all traces of her involvement with the ad from her social media channels. "Even though she had nothing to do with the production and the message of the campaign, she will be blamed for this since she is the face".

Business BrewDog sells 22% stake as business valued at £1bn
Author: 0 BrewDog sells 22% stake as business valued at £1bn

Watt's shareholding will be reduced from 35 to 25 per cent, but he will remain the largest shareholder. Dickie, meanwhile, will continue to own about 22 percent of the business, the outlet reported. "Assumptions might be made about BrewDog "selling out", but this couldn't be further from the truth", Watt wrote. "We have taken on a minority investment partner, just like we did with the [alcohol industry merchant bank] Griffin Group in 2009".

Author: 0 Video Shows Passenger Being Forcibly Dragged Off United Flight

The flight eventually left later on Sunday after a two hour delay. Five children were injured when an inflatable bounce house and slide were lifted into the air by a strong gust of wind at a church carnival in SC. When they bump passengers, airlines are required to give those passengers a written description of their compensation rights. Another passenger pointed out "you busted his lip" after Chicago airport police grabbed him.

Author: 0 North Korea calls United States strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

Ahead of the summit, a bipartisan group of USA senators sent a letter to Trump asking him to tell China to end its "unwarranted and unfair economic retaliation against South Korea" for the deployment of the Thaad system. Pyongyang continues to be a thorn in the side of the U.S. and its regional allies, and North Korea remains unrepentant, refusing to modify its nuclear weapons program or come to the negotiating table.

Business U.S. missile strikes on Syria push gold to five month high
Author: 0 U.S. missile strikes on Syria push gold to five month high

It earlier climbed as much as 1.4 per cent to $1,269.28, its highest since November 10, and was on track for a fourth straight week of gains. USA gold futures GCcv1 climbed 0.3 percent to settle at $1,257.30 an ounce. MarketPulse is a forex, commodities, and global indices research, analysis, and news site providing timely and accurate information on major economic trends, technical analysis, and worldwide events that impact different asset classes and investors.

Business European Union outlines tough Brexit negotiation guidelines
Author: 0 European Union outlines tough Brexit negotiation guidelines

The guidelines, which may be revised before the EU27 leaders endorse them at a summit on April 29, came two days after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered a two-year countdown to Britain's withdrawal in a letter to Tusk that included a request for a rapid start to negotiations on a post-Brexit free trade deal.

Author: 0 Tillerson, Russia's foreign minister discuss Syria strike

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Russian Federation to bring Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad "into line". Sir Michael went on that there must now be a longer-term solution to the conflict that does not involve Mr Assad, adding: "Someone who uses barrel bombs and chemicals to kill his own people simply can not be the future leader of Syria ".

Business Revenge of the electric auto: Tesla's market cap briefly passes GM's
Author: 0 Revenge of the electric auto: Tesla's market cap briefly passes GM's

Tesla's stock is up 2% at a new high of $308 in pre-market trading this morning after Piper's note set a new price target of $368 per share - the highest price target for Tesla by any major Wall Street firm. Piper Jaffray is upgrading Tesla Inc. "Right now there is nothing to slow Tesla's momentum". Mr Musk's more-affordable Model 3 saloon, scheduled to roll out later this year, will be critical to his ambitions for Tesla to transform from niche auto maker into a mass-market ...

Author: 0 Beijing offers cash reward for information on spies

China has been bolstering its domestic and foreign security since President Xi Jinping assumed office in 2013. The top reward for whistle-blowers ranges from United States dollars 1,500 (100,000 yuan) to USD 72,400 (500,000 yuan), depending on how important the intelligence is, the report said.

Business Chinese insurance regulator under graft investigation
Author: 0 Chinese insurance regulator under graft investigation

China's chief insurance regulator is under investigation by its anti-corruption agency, expanding a marathon anti-graft crackdown into the top ranks of finance following complaints of misconduct by insurers. He is a former chairman of state-owned Agricultural Bank of China Ltd., one of the country's top four commercial lenders, and a former central bank official.

Business Lewis Hamilton predicts 'closest' fight with Sebastian Vettel
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton predicts 'closest' fight with Sebastian Vettel

Merc's W06 in the lead. Vettel crossed the line 6.250 seconds behind Hamilton, while Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen, starting from 16th on the grid due to engine trouble during qualifying, managed to fight his way up to third and crossed the line 45.192 seconds behind the victor.

Business ANC lawmakers to oppose no-confidence motion against Zuma
Author: 0 ANC lawmakers to oppose no-confidence motion against Zuma

Rating agency S&P Global Ratings cited Gordhan's dismissal as one reason for its downgrade of South Africa to "junk" in an unscheduled review on Monday. The firing of Gordhan, who was widely considered an effective, honest steward of the economy, further alarmed many South Africans. The president has been accused of being in the sway of the wealthy Gupta business family, allegedly granting them influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses.

Business Christie asks lawmakers for Amtrak hearings
Author: 0 Christie asks lawmakers for Amtrak hearings

NJ Transit says it paid Amtrak $62 million previous year for maintenance and repairs. - New Jersey Transit officials are lashing out at Amtrak for to the rail problems at Penn Station that have heavily impacted rush hour traffic at the commuter hub for the entire week.

Business Liverpool to Face Sydney FC in May Friendly
Author: 0 Liverpool to Face Sydney FC in May Friendly

Jurgen Klopp's side are set to feature at the ANZ Stadium on May 24, just three days after their playing their final Premier League game of the campaign. The clash will give the Sky Blues a chance to test their scintillating domestic form against one of the world's best sides, who have dropped out of the Premier League title race and sit third with six games to play.

Business AT&T to acquire Straight Path in all-share deal
Author: 0 AT&T to acquire Straight Path in all-share deal

USA wireless carrier AT&T Inc T.N said on Monday it would buy Straight Path Communications Inc STRP.A , a holder of licenses to wireless spectrum , for $1.25 billion in an all-stock deal. This aims to place AT&T in a better spectrum position to compete against Verizon and Sprint. "Importantly, this merger provides Straight Path shareholders with a compelling return since Straight Path's spin-off to become an independent public company in 2013, with an initial price per share of $6.40 on ...

Business Hiring slows, but US unemployment falls to 10-year low
Author: 0 Hiring slows, but US unemployment falls to 10-year low

United States transportation and logistics companies added another 3,500 jobs for the month in March 2017, according to the latest preliminary data from the U.S. There are still signs of weakness, he noted. The unemployment rate has not been this low since May of 2007, almost a decade ago. In January and February, unseasonably warm weather had led to more people finding construction jobs than usual, gains that were effectively moved up from the spring months.

Business U.S. senator cites Russian 'propaganda on steroids' in 2016 election
Author: 0 U.S. senator cites Russian 'propaganda on steroids' in 2016 election

Rubio was one of several Republican presidential candidates who lost out to Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRubio: Former campaign aides targeted by IP address in Russia Ivanka Trump will be an asset in her new role at the White House Dem rep demands answers from Mattis on civilian casualties MORE during the primary past year.

Author: 0 United States 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

The rhetoric ramped up when a joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Assad said the USA strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally.

Author: 0 Truckers Swift, Knight set to merge

Together, the companies are said to be worth more than $5 billion. As part of the deal, to be announced Monday, each Swift share would be converted into 0.72 share of the new entity through a reverse stock split. Moyes will serve as a non-employee senior advisor to Kevin and Gary Knight. "Up to 10 board members will come from the current Knight Board". Richard Stocking, CEO of Swift, and Ginnie Henkels, CFO Officer of Swift, have chosen to pursue other opportunities following the closing ...

Author: 0 Israel protests Le Pen denial on Holocaust role

During a press interview with broadcaster LCI television, Le Pen said "I don't think France is responsible for the Vel d'Hiv". Since its establishment by Jean-Marie Le Pen, Marine Le Pen's father and the owner of multiple convictions for Holocaust denial and incitement to hatred against Jews, National Front has been accused of espousing anti-Semitism, hatred of Muslims and other forms of xenophobia.

Author: 0 Video shows man forcibly removed from United flight from Chicago to Louisville

There has been no word from United Airlines about the incident other than a tweet that stated, "one customer refused to leave voluntarily and law enforcement was asked to come to the gate". Passengers were told the flight would not take off until the crew had seats, Bridges said, and the offer was increased to $800, but no one took up the offer.

Author: 0 Xi and Trump are both daring and ambitious

China and the United States agreed to facilitate the healthy development of two-way trade and investment, to advance negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty and to promote pragmatic cooperation in infrastructure and other areas, Wang said.

Author: 0 Wyg Plc (WYG) Insider Purchases 962 Shares of Stock

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Business California State Senate approves gas tax hike; bill heads to Assembly
Author: 0 California State Senate approves gas tax hike; bill heads to Assembly

To pass the bill , the governor tried to garner support from the trucking industry because the diesel tax will mostly impact transportation companies. A second Democrat - Assemblyman Rudy Salas, of Bakersfield, also voted against his party, but other rumored holdouts ultimately backed the plan. The suspense was intense as Rendon made a beeline to one of the undecided voters, Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, and pulled him out of the room for a talk.

Author: 0 India, Australia ink six pacts

Modi said that they reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and a number of forward-looking decisions were taken to further strengthen their partnership. On his part, Turnbull appealed to universities and research institutes of both countries to focus on addressing critical problems. At times standing, and at times sitting, the two leaders clicked selfies during the journey.

Author: 0 Delta Cancels Nearly 300 More Flights, Days After Storms Hit Southeast

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. While we can't control the weather, we understand the resulting recovery has not been ideal and we apologize for that. The sky may be clear and blue in Tampa Bay, but severe weather up the East coast this week is still causing widespread flight delays and cancellations.

Author: 0 Wichita one of top cities for dog bites of mail carriers

The scanners used by mail delivery workers also keeps them posted on other dog-related information, such as an animal running off its leash. This precaution is urged because dogs sometime burst through screen or glass doors. In 2016, the number reached 6,755, up 200 from 2015. "If the dog is roaming the neighborhood, the pet owner's neighbors also may be asked to pick up their mail at the area's Post Office", it added.

Business What Is The US Goal In Syria?
Author: 0 What Is The US Goal In Syria?

Congressman Seth Moulton had a few choice words for Donald J. Trump's ordered targeted military strike on an air base in Syria. Press reports say that 59 Tomahawk missiles were launched from the United States Navy destroyers USS Ross and USS Porter the eastern Mediterranean Sea against Syria's Shayrat air base.

Author: 0 New trade talks in sight as Trump-Xi meeting closes

On Wednesday morning, intelligence officials and Trump's military advisers said they were certain which Syrian air base was used to launch the chemical attack and that they had tracked the Sukhoi-22 jet that carried it out. But coming to an agreement on the issue will not be easy, according to Bonnie Glaser, a China expert at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Business Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals
Author: 0 Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals

Mrs May signed a deal for Britain to help modernise life and trade in Saudi Arabia at talks with King Salman. On arrival in Riyadh, dressed in a flowing dark trouser suit but without a headscarf, May said the government was a "firm supporter" of the Vision 2030 strategy, calling it "an ambitious blueprint for internal reform that aims to deliver greater inclusivity for all Saudi citizens - something we agree is essential to Saudi Arabia's long term stability and success".

Author: 0 Good relations with Saudi Arabia are in national interest, says Theresa May

The Prime Minister is also due to meet Princess Reema while in Saudi Arabia. Asked by British reporters if she would bring up humanitarian and rights questions in Riyadh, May told Sky News: "We have no difficulty in raising hard issues with those that we meet, be it in Saudi Arabia or elsewhere in the world".

Business Flipkart raises $1.4 bn from Tencent, eBay, Microsoft
Author: 0 Flipkart raises $1.4 bn from Tencent, eBay, Microsoft

Home-grown ecommerce major Flipkart is in talks with a bunch of investors to raise a significantly large round of investment as the company has started. Ebay India and Flipkart believe the convergence of their businesses will offer customers "access to the wide array of global inventory on eBay, while eBay's customers will have access to more unique Indian inventory provided by Flipkart sellers".

Business Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China
Author: 0 Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China

He cited a memoir released by North Korea on March 31 to mark the fourth anniversary of leader Kim Jong-un's policy of the dual pursuit of nuclear and economic development. Earlier this month, Trump suggested the US might take action unilaterally if China wasn't willing to do more. Top war bosses revealed the US President has ordered them to prepare "full range options" in bid to stop North Korea.

Author: 0 USA general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

The EU has steadily increased its sanctions against North Korea, the previous move coming in late February with Pyongyang in the spotlight after the assassination at the Kuala Lumpur airport of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un.

Author: 0 Why is Westinghouse declaring bankruptcy?

Japan fears Westinghouse's collapse will incite criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump over the impact it could have on local jobs and finances as the bankruptcy could increase costs borne by U.S. Those suitors include Western Digital which operates a chip plant with Toshiba in Japan, Micron, SK Hynix and a team of financial investors. A spokesperson for the government of Japan said the governments of Japan and the US were having discussions related to the issue.

Business Congress submits adjournment notice in Lok Sabha on Tarun Vijay's racist remarks
Author: 0 Congress submits adjournment notice in Lok Sabha on Tarun Vijay's racist remarks

News18 also quoted Singh as saying, "Tarun Vijay has apologised and said this is indefensible". The Speaker said she will allow him to raise the matter only during Zero Hour. which is you know, completely Tamil, you know Kerala, you know Karnataka and Andhra". Later he apologized. "Feel bad, really feel sorry. We all are Indians", he said.

Business Russian held over 'plot' to hack U.S. vote
Author: 0 Russian held over 'plot' to hack U.S. vote

A Russian computer programmer has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of carrying out hacking attacks linked to a supposed Kremlin plot to help Donald Trump win last year's U.S. It is unclear what Levashov was doing in Barcelona, but Lisov was arrested while taking a holiday. The Federal Bureau of Investigations is now examining the links between Russian Federation and Trump.

Author: 0 United Kingdom firms to publish pay data in bid to eliminate gender gap

Although women make up about half of the college-educated workforce, females are still underpaid in comparison to men. Ivanka Trump on Tuesday showed her support for Equal Pay Day , calling for the gender pay gap to be closed. The date "symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year", the group had said. Asian female workers are faring the best at narrowing the gap.

Author: 0 Oil producers meet in Kuwait over output-cut compliance

Russia, for one, said it needed more data before it considered such a move. Almarzooq said he's not surprised prices have fallen this year. But even if the agreement isn't extended, shale firms would continue ramping up activity as many used hedging contracts to lock in favorable prices before they started to retreat.

Business 5 killed in anti-India protests on Kashmir by-election day
Author: 0 5 killed in anti-India protests on Kashmir by-election day

He also said that re-polling will be held at 100 polling stations that witnessed early closure due to violence. Jammu and Kashmir is one of the nine states, where by-elections for assembly and parliamentary seats are being held today. Those killed were later identified as 20-year-old Mohammad Abbas and 15-year-old Faizaan Ahmad Rather, the officials said. "I'm talking about having fought my first election in 1998 at the peak of militancy.

Business Oil prices in modest decline in Friday's waiting game
Author: 0 Oil prices in modest decline in Friday's waiting game

Opec agreed to reduce its oil production by 1.2mn barrels per day during the first six months and so far, output has fallen for a third straight month and members have now complied with 95% of their commitments. "The initial liquidation in net long positions is a concern; it reflects weaker market confidence in oil prices, amid rising USA shale investment and production", said Cailin Birch, an analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Author: 0 Girls,10, banned from wearing leggings on flight

The airline's policy does not allow "pass" travelers - a title given to United employees or their dependents who can fly for free on standby - to wear "form-fitting" spandex trousers or shirts, among other articles of clothing including flip-flips and mini-skirts.

Business Armed criminals raid Patna Rajdhani
Author: 0 Armed criminals raid Patna Rajdhani

On April 3, robbers sabotaged a signal cable and halted the Kerala Express midway near Morappur and looted over 14 sovereigns of gold from passengers. The passengers claimed that the attendant let the dacoits on board the train. He said rail police authorities had also been requested to check recordings of CCTV cameras fitted at Mughalsarai railway station as criminals might have boarded the train at the station.

Author: 0 Michigan To Settle Flint Water Lawsuit for $100 Million

The settlement, accepted Tuesday by a federal judge, resolves just one of the civil lawsuits filed against state and city officials. "We are thrilled that, after almost three years of grappling with lead-poisoned water, the residents of Flint can finally look forward to a long-term solution to a catastrophe that has devastated the community", said Michael J.

Business Local Water Authority Applauds Gov. Brown for Declaring End of Drought
Author: 0 Local Water Authority Applauds Gov. Brown for Declaring End of Drought

From 2012 to 2016, the drought caused the driest four-year statewide lack of precipitation on record. "We've got to plan for longer droughts". Although the severely dry conditions that afflicted much of the state starting in the winter of 2011-12 are gone , damage from the drought will linger for years in many areas.