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Media aide is fourth resignation from EPA this week

Media aide is fourth resignation from EPA this week

In leaving the EPA, Bowman expressed thanks for the opportunity to serve President Trump and Pruitt. Smotkin reportedly was hired as a lobbyist by the Moroccan government shortly after Pruitt's visi...

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Justify looks to prove talent trumps curses in Kentucky Derby

Justify looks to prove talent trumps curses in Kentucky Derby

Thankfully our horse, Declaration of War, was a good sport and took us on a fun ride. But when they opened the doors, he got left five lengths behind the field on a muddy racetrack. Bravazo is a huge ...

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Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE:SHLX) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Deutsche Bank

It has underperformed by 36.00% the S&P500. Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. owns, operates, develops, and acquires pipelines and other midstream assets in the United States.The firm is worth $4.82 bi...

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Waymo self-driving van involved in Arizona crash

Waymo self-driving van involved in Arizona crash

ABC15 reports that a Honda sedan swerved to avoid striking another vehicle, which sent that Honda into oncoming traffic on Chandler Boulevard, where it came into contact with the Waymo vehicle. Ube...

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'Unthinkable': Farmers unhappy as European Union proposes 5 percent CAP reduction

'Unthinkable': Farmers unhappy as European Union proposes 5 percent CAP reduction

On Wednesday (May 2), the European Commission recommended a spending plan that includes €100 billion (about $120 billion USD) for research between 2021 and 2027. As net contributors to the European ...

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Black men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks reach agreement with city

Black men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks reach agreement with city

The 23-year-old men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson , were arrested by police on April 12 when employees said they were trespassing for not purchasing anything. Robinson said the city-funded foun...

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Buffett's firm adds 75 million more shares of Apple

Buffett's firm adds 75 million more shares of Apple

Apple sold 52.2 million iPhone units in the Jan-Mar quarter, up 3% year over year. Buffett was relatively late to investing in Apple and tech stocks overall. Berkshire had $116 billion in cash at...

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Investor victory short-lived as Xerox CEO stays put

Investor victory short-lived as Xerox CEO stays put

ET on 3 May. A judge temporarily blocked the deal last week, before an agreement Tuesday between the company and the investors that would have seen Jacobson and six board members step down. Now this...

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SPDR EURO STOXX Small Cap ETF (SMEZ) Declines 0.7% for May 3

SPDR EURO STOXX Small Cap ETF (SMEZ) Declines 0.7% for May 3

The score ranges from zero to six where a 0 would indicate no evidence of book cooking, and a 6 would indicate a high likelihood. This represents a $4.19 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend...

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Gridlocked Maine lawmakers adjourn, leaving mountains of unfinished work

Gridlocked Maine lawmakers adjourn, leaving mountains of unfinished work

The next steps are regulatory: the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services will draft inspection and licensing rules for wholesalers and retailers, including those governing the co...

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Southwest Airlines to offer Hawaii flights from Sacramento

Southwest Airlines to offer Hawaii flights from Sacramento

The failed engine's fan blades had been overhauled 10,712 cycles prior to the incident, in November 2012, the NTSB says, citing maintenance records. According to the report, the NTSB says a fan blad...

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Digging Up the Facts on Amazon.com, Inc

Employees Retirement System Of Texas who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $190.37B market cap company. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Allstate Corporation has 342 sha...

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Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The institutional investor held 316,704 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $37.08 million, up from 21,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. This consensus ...

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Justin Thomas assists fan in marriage proposal at Wells Fargo Championship

Justin Thomas assists fan in marriage proposal at Wells Fargo Championship

Thomas gave Andrea a ball that said "Will You?", and Sean got down on one knee to complete the proposal. In the video, the fan Sean Powell can be seen signalling Thomas over at the end of his round ...

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US Adds 164000 Jobs; Unemployment Down to 3.9 pct

US Adds 164000 Jobs; Unemployment Down to 3.9 pct

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released new unemployment numbers on Friday morning and although the added jobs number was below the expected 188,000, the overall rate has fallen to 3.9 percent. It...

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IAG Q1 Profit Surges; Backs FY18 Profit Growth View

IAG Q1 Profit Surges; Backs FY18 Profit Growth View

The comments, however, prompted Norwegian to release a statement revealing that two "separate conditional proposals" had been made by IAG , although Mr Walsh said these were not formal offers. 'This ...

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Vodafone ₹349 prepaid plan revised, here's what has changed

Vodafone ₹349 prepaid plan revised, here's what has changed

Apart from the ₹349 plan, there's another plan which is priced at ₹348 that offers 2.5 GB of 3G/4G data per day for 28 days. The telecom operator announced a revamped Rs 349 prepaid plan that will now...

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Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Weekly Ratings on May 3, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Weekly Ratings on May 3, 2018

About 16.28 million shares traded. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.30 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Alibaba Group will post 3.99 EPS for the current yea...

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Southwest Jet Diverted to Cleveland When Window Cracks

Southwest Jet Diverted to Cleveland When Window Cracks

Marty Martinez, a passenger on board Southwest flight 1380, recalls his experience after a blown engine forced the plane to make an emergency landing. Last week, Southwest said the flights would go to...

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Reddit To Relaunch Crypto Payments

Reddit To Relaunch Crypto Payments

Thus Bitcoin got disabled as a payment method. He concluded that when the Bitcoin payment resumes on the Reddit platform, Ether and Litecoin payments will commence on the platform as well. Yeste...

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Mixed Start Seen for Asia Stocks After Fed Report: Markets Wrap

Mixed Start Seen for Asia Stocks After Fed Report: Markets Wrap

After the Commerce Department's index of household spending - the Fed's preferred inflation gauge - was reported at 2% in March, Wednesday's statement said that inflation had "moved close" to the ta...

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HSBC says quarterly profit dips, plans $2B share buyback

HSBC says quarterly profit dips, plans $2B share buyback

Reported operating expenses climbed 13 per cent year-on-year to $9.4bn, thanks to costs related to the bank's expansion and the provision for the expected USA settlement. Hong Kong was a major contri...

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Flipkart co-founder likely to quit after Walmart takeover

Flipkart co-founder likely to quit after Walmart takeover

Sachin Bansal , 36 and Binny Bansal 35, who became friends as colleagues in Amazon had started Flipkart in 2007. "Walmart has to make sure it buys off his shares, which is what is being worked out", t...

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Anticipated Ronald McDonald House opens its doors

Anticipated Ronald McDonald House opens its doors

In Kamloops, the campaign was a big success, $68,642 was raised, easily beating out last year's total of just over 62,000. "We sent out emails, but unfortunately we haven't heard back from anyone", ...

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Former VW boss charged over emissions cheating

Former VW boss charged over emissions cheating

Justice Department announced on Thursday. Volkswagen initially suggested that only lower level executives knew of the cheating, but the indictment alleges Mr Winterkorn was informed of VW's diesel e...

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