• May promotes Brexit on 'first-anniversary' United Kingdom tour
May promotes Brexit on 'first-anniversary' United Kingdom tour

Brexiteers fret that the European Union divorce is taking too long and could be reversed. According to a poll published on Wednesday , 44 percent of Britons think that "the government's handling of the Brexit negotiations so far has been "a total shambles", with 18 percent who it has been "satisfactory" and three percent "excellent".

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  • High Court orders release of Miguna Miguna from JKIA detention
High Court orders release of Miguna Miguna from JKIA detention

The move to re-deport Miguna to Dubai on Monday failed after he refused to board the Emirates plane he had been bundled in by police. The lawyers were also kicked out of the airport as they tried to serve the Immigration Department with court orders.

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  • Nvidia postpones tests of its self-driving cars
Nvidia postpones tests of its self-driving cars

Nvidia Corp has temporarily suspended self-driving tests across the globe, a source told Reuters at the GPU conference in San Jose, California, a week after an Uber Technologies Inc self-driving auto hit and killed a woman crossing the street.

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  • Tech stocks pull market lower, erasing early gains
Tech stocks pull market lower, erasing early gains

The blue chip Dow Jones recovered the loses from last week and ended the Wall Street trading session with increase of 669 points (2.84%). The agency said on Twitter that it's not clear whether the Tesla Model X was operating on its semi-autonomous control system called Autopilot at the time.

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  • China opens domestic crude futures market
China opens domestic crude futures market

The launching took place at the Shanghai International Energy Exchange with the contract SC 1809 at the initial Price of 440 yuans per barrel (69.54 US dollars). "I still think there is a general reluctance from global investors to trade Chinese-based contracts". Futures contracts are used to fix prices today for later delivery, usually within ...

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  • Crude Oil Up 2.5%; General Mills Shares Plunge
Crude Oil Up 2.5%; General Mills Shares Plunge

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. According to Zacks, " General Mills' shares have outperformed the industry in the last three months". They expect $0.79 EPS, up 8.86% or $0.07 from last year's $0.72 per share. Net sales rose 2.3 percent to $3.88 billion. This repurchase authorization ...

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  • Oil prices fall as increased USA drilling points to higher output
Oil prices fall as increased USA drilling points to higher output

The West Texas Intermediate for May delivery jumped 1.63 US dollars to settle at 65.17 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for May delivery added 2.03 dollars to close at 69.47 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

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  • Toys 'R' Us announces liquidation sale
Toys 'R' Us announces liquidation sale

One adviser at the hearing described the Toys "R" Us collapse as "probably the largest retail liquidation in the country's history", the report says. Kearney said of Toys R Us , "If you're going to have that breadth of inventory, you need someone in the store to help you experience it". Numerous brands had trademarks that went unused, despite th...

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  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

The Btc Capital Management Inc holds 47,630 shares with $3.73 million value, up from 36,676 last quarter. Kentucky-based Town & Country Bank & Trust Dba First Bankers Trust has invested 0.47% in Walmart Inc . Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded ...

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  • FedEx package explosion likely linked to Austin blasts, feds say
FedEx package explosion likely linked to Austin blasts, feds say

USA investigators say the bomb that exploded late Sunday in Austin was set off by a tripwire and was " more sophisticated" than the devices used in three previous blasts earlier this month. "What we do understand now is that the possibility exists that this device was triggered by a different mechanism, that being a tripwire, and that is somethi...

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  • Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm
Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm

That data then was used to target voters and influence the 2016 election , according to two in-depth reports. "We were forced to take action against Mr. The social network goes on to explain how Dr Aleksandr Kogan, a psychology professor at the University of Cambridge, violated its policies. Although all certified they had destroyed the data, ...

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  • Qualcomm's ex-chairman will leave company and plans to take company private
Qualcomm's ex-chairman will leave company and plans to take company private

Broadcom has officially withdrawn its $117 billion bid to acquire its rival chipmaker Qualcomm. The board largely agreed with Jacobs that Broadcom's bid was too low. Jacobs has held talks with several investment firms, including SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund, but has so far been unable to secure the necessary financing, the three sources added...

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  • Except PNB, no other public sector bank issued unauthorised LoUs: SBI official
Except PNB, no other public sector bank issued unauthorised LoUs: SBI official

LoUs and LoCs are instruments issued by Indian Banks to domestic importers to get forex from banks overseas, at a cheaper rate. The RBI directive is effective immediately. Traders who have been conducting business through these two instruments will now have to necessarily shift their transactions to LC and Bank Guarantees.

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  • US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq, Pentagon Says
US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq, Pentagon Says

According to an updated statement on Friday, March 16, by the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, the crash "does not appear to be a result of enemy activity". "We are grateful to the Iraqi Security Forces for their immediate assistance in response to this tragic incident", Braga said in the statement. The names of those aboard ...

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  • Women graduate straight into gender pay gap
Women graduate straight into gender pay gap

The figures are for HSBC Bank, the group's biggest United Kingdom entity, which employs more than 23,500 people. In January the Financial Times reported that Research Now, an online market research company based in Texas, had the largest gender pay gap recorded by the UK Government.

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  • Melrose increases GKN hostile takeover bid to £8.1bn
Melrose increases GKN hostile takeover bid to £8.1bn

Melrose Industries PLC raised its hostile bid for GKN PLC by 9 percent in a last-ditch attempt to woo shareholders to its buyout proposal and reject a competing plan by the United Kingdom engineering firm to break itself up. Melrose shares lost 3.4 percent to 217 pence, dragging down the value of the bid to 447 pence. "Melrose is not the right ow...

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  • Dropbox valued at $8B ahead of high-profile IPO, filing says
Dropbox valued at $8B ahead of high-profile IPO, filing says

San Francisco-based Dropbox plans to offer 36 million shares of Class A common stock in a range of $16 to $18 a share that will raise as much as $648 million, according to the filing with the U.S. This will be the Class A shares for Dropbox , which will have voting rights of one vote per share. Under the deal, Salesforce will be allowed to buy s...

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  • Kim Jong Un Wants a Peace Treaty With Donald Trump
Kim Jong Un Wants a Peace Treaty With Donald Trump

This is all very odd and abrupt, but really does signal a potential change in policy; this can only be good for global relations and more importantly, the subjugated people of North Korea. "Amid uncertainty and anxiety running through the minds of all those involved in this process, experts warn "you can never be too careful" in a delicate situ...

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  • SpaceX made a Falcon Heavy launch video with Westworld creators
SpaceX made a Falcon Heavy launch video with Westworld creators

The rocket meant to make this voyage isn't the Falcon 9 or even the Falcon Heavy rocket, but a newer model that SpaceX is still putting together called the BFR - officially short for "Big Falcon Rocket", but since the name was partly inspired by Doom's BFG weapon, it's probably not unintentional if you first saw that acronym a different way...

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  • Trump tariffs cast dovish shadow over European Central Bank
Trump tariffs cast dovish shadow over European Central Bank

European and United States stocks rose as traders took a break from worrying about a potential global trade war and focused on the ECB's plans to end its 2.5 trillion euro stimulus programme. Andrew Grantham, senior economist at CIBC World Markets, said that he expects this is just the start of what could be further shifts in tone from the Eu...

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  • Trump discussed steel, aluminum tariffs with Argentina's Macri: White House
Trump discussed steel, aluminum tariffs with Argentina's Macri: White House

Administration officials said Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, and conservative commentator Larry Kudlow were the "top two candidates" for the job. The levies are due to go into effect in 15 days. European industry associations called on Malmstrom to react to the tariffs. The bloc is also considering new tari...

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  • MLB, Facebook partner for a national weekly game package
MLB, Facebook partner for a national weekly game package

As fans increasingly watch games online, social media companies have increased their focus on signing live-streaming sports deals. MLB Network will produce the 25 games that will air on Facebook Watch and use interactive in-game broadcast elements tailored to mobile and digital users.

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  • BAE Systems announces Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets
BAE Systems announces Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets

BAE Systems could be set to land the deal to construct the jets. Its aerospace division was forced to lay off 1,400 people last autumn due to lack... The visit also brought agreement on an estimated £65bn worth of additional trade in the coming years as part of the Crown Prince's Vision 2030 economic plan.

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  • Eugene Airport will offer new nonstop flight to San Diego
Eugene Airport will offer new nonstop flight to San Diego

Petersburg, Florida. Beginning in June, Allegiant Air will offer nonstop flights from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to Nashville. "We're thrilled to announce the only ultra-low-cost, nonstop travel option from Syracuse to Orlando", said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial.

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  • Periyar statue will be razed like Lenin's
Periyar statue will be razed like Lenin's

What is his connection to India? The statue of Dravedian icon EVR Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, located inside the Tirupattur corporation office in Vellore was attacked and vandalised around 9 pm Tuesday. "A senior leader like H Raja is often making comments that will trigger violence". "We could allow the removal of Periyar statues if Mr...

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  • PMI drops again in February
PMI drops again in February

Any reading above 50 signals expansion. UK GDP is estimated to have grown by 0.4 per cent in the final quarter of 2017. A sub-index tracking new business sank to a six-month low of 48.0 last month from 51.7 in January as demand continued to be affected by higher prices.

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  • What's next for Italy? The post-election scenarios
What's next for Italy? The post-election scenarios

In a stinging defeat for Berlusconi, the anti-immigrant League party headed by Matteo Salvini emerged as the strongest movement within the coalition, taking nearly 18 percent of the vote compared to Berlusconi's 14 percent. But 5-Star members, who espouse a range of ideology-defying pro-green, anti-bank views, rail against what they say are exc...

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  • 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc
'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc

It's true 1 by 1 we all started getting sick. High winds near Washington DC have made for such a rough landing that everyone on a recently-landing plane threw up. "A few customers onboard the regional jet became ill as the aircraft was preparing to land". Winter Storm Riley has forced a number of airlines to cancel flights and comp passenge...

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  • LLBean, REI, Mountain Equipment Co-Op Take Stand Against Gun Policies
LLBean, REI, Mountain Equipment Co-Op Take Stand Against Gun Policies

Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods, two of the largest gun sellers in the nation, have both taken measures in an attempt to change the cycle of the re-occurring school shootings. In addition to banning the sale of "assault rifles", Dick's made clear it will also ban the sale of "high capacity" magazines and will no longer sell firearms to anyone und...

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  • Firearm-related injuries drop during NRA conventions
Firearm-related injuries drop during NRA conventions

Holt pointed to other instances when companies have weighed in on political or social issues, including in the aftermath of President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, or Trump's remarks after white supremacist protests in Charlottesville.

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