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Experts downplay North Korea ambassador comments

The tensions around North Korea have been high over the last months in relation to the country's nuclear and ballistic missile tests, which had ...

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GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

However, the most damning finding of the CBO report was that 24 million more people would be uninsured in 2026 under the GOP bill than under O...

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Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

If the two titans become more allied economically, that could also affect the bilateral free trade agreement the US seeks to forge with Japan. T...

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China's C919 jet: from drawing board to take-off

COMCAR already has 570 orders from 23 clients but aviation website Airline Reporter points out that most-apart from 20 orders from GECAS , ...

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Taking a Fresh Look at Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

Seven Bridges Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Whole Foods Market by 55.4% in the third quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 17,547 sh...

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Telefonica, other Spanish firms hit in "ransomware" attack

Iberdrola and Gas Natural, along with Vodafone's unit in Spain, asked staff to turn off computers or cut off Internet access in case they had be...

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Tonne of energy going into India, says Apple CEO

Some are wondering if Apple has lost its mojo, or if Apple's iPhone boom in China has lost its sizzle. Investors can hit the snooze button...

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White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting

The historic accord, which came into force past year, aims to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by ...

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US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

While DHS spokesman David Lapan told the news agency that no official announcement would come Thursday, he did confirm DHS Secretary John Kell...

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S&P 500 index slips, posts its first down week in a month

Department store chains continued to drag down the index in premarket trading even as data showed USA retail sales improved in April, pointing t...

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China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas

Under the announced deals, China will import USA beef and poultry and will accelerate consideration of US applications to sell bioengineered see...

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New WannaCry ransomware cripples global computer networks

Microsoft rolled out a patch for the vulnerability in March, but hackers apparently took advantage of the fact that vulnerable targets - particu...

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State plans enforcement action at nuke site

The Energy Department has said no workers were injured in the incident and no radiation was released to the environment. "All personnel are ac...

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Sell-side Review on First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO^A)

It has a 84.46 P/E ratio. Alliancebernstein Lp acquired 582,602 shares as Education Rlty Tr Inc (EDR)'s stock rose 0.83%. The business's quarter...

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European Union demands talks with USA over possible airline laptop ban

Chief among the concerns are whether any new threat prompted the proposal, said European Commission transport spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen, wh...

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Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, February 24. The stock has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale on Monday, Au...

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Spirit's Stock Takes a Hit After Airport Fight

Cellphone video showed Broward Sheriff's Office deputies trying to break up an apparent altercation between two women. Before long, images o...

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Baby name plunges in popularity

Each year, the Social Security Administration releases the top 1,000 baby names. Emma was the most popular name for baby girls for the third...

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5 key players in Chelsea's triumphant season

Former England captain Terry has now won five Premier League titles and Lampard suggested the 36-year-old's influence will be tough to replace. ...

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Coach buys Kate Spade for USA $2.4 billion

The idea is also to shield Coach Inc from the ups and downs of its namesake brand, which only two years ago saw comparable sales fall more than ...

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DHS Considers Carry-On Laptop Ban On Flights From Europe

Airlines are preparing for the possibility of a laptop ban on flights from Europe to the U.S. Electronic devices larger than a smartphone were b...

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Lawyers: Wells Fargo created about 3.5 million fake accounts

In a court filing late Thursday, lawyers representing customers told a federal judge in San Francisco that they believe bank workers created the...

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Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

The victor of Wednesday's game will face the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference finals. If the Oilers close out the series Wednesday ...

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Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. Sells 705 Shares of First Republic Bank (FRC)

Creative Planning boosted its stake in First Republic Bank by 5.5% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,160 shares of the bank's s...

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India imposes anti-dumping duty on 47 steel products for 5 years

The duties on hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non alloy steel, originating in or exported from China, Japan, Korea, Russia, Brazil and Indo...

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SC to hear Aadhaar plea on May 17

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar, which is now hearing a batch of petitions challenging the practice of tripl...

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US airlines and Homeland Security may expand laptop ban

Earlier this year on March 21, the United States had prohibited travelers from carrying electronic devices bigger than the smartphone into the c...

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DHS to brief airline reps, lawmakers as laptop ban expansion is considered

One European official said the expanded ban could affect flights to the USA from Britain. No formal decision has been made by the DHS accor...

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Justin Bieber goes MISSING after his Mumbai concert!

Indian "Beliebers", who had shelled out thousands of rupees to listen to Justin Bieber, today said they were appalled when they realised that th...

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Baker Hughes US Total Rig Count Increases To 885, 17th Consecutive Gain

Most of the gains this past week were in the prolific Permian Basin in West Texas, where the rig count went up by six to 357. A year ago, only...

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Spotify Direct Listing Coming To NYSE By Early 2018

Spotify declined to comment on the report, though a company spokesman confirmed that it has hired Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Allen & Co....

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Snap shares plummet as investors mark down first earnings report

If, however, Snap's negative momentum carries over in coming days and the stock dips below $17, the company's initial valuation range of $14-16 ...

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Receives Sell Rating From Deutsche Bank Analysts

It has outperformed by 40.24% the S&P500. 06/06/2016 - Portland General Electric Company was downgraded to " by analysts at Goldman Sachs. ...

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South Korea's new leader discusses North Korea, defence system with China's Xi

As well as clouding efforts to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions, the THAAD deployment has also led to recriminations from Beijing against...

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N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

President Donald Trump. Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in a decade, assumed presidential duties after the National Election Commissi...

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