• Manufacturing sector grows in April on strong demand
Manufacturing sector grows in April on strong demand

The rate of growth in output was solid overall and the fastest since January. The contraction quickened to a solid pace that was the fastest since the end of 2017. PMI is calculated using five major indicators: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries and the employment environment. Input prices were boosted by higher raw mat...

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  • Southwest jet diverted with cracked window
Southwest jet diverted with cracked window

On that flight, Southwest 1380, passenger Jennifer Riordan died after an engine exploded mid-flight and a window was blown out. A cracked airplane window forced a quick landing for a flight that was leaving IL. During the horrendous event last month, other passengers on that Southwest flight were able to pull the woman back into the plane. ...

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  • Oil prices stumble, but Iran sanction fears limit losses
Oil prices stumble, but Iran sanction fears limit losses

U.S. President Donald Trump will decide by May 12 whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of an agreement with six other world powers over Tehran's nuclear program. Money managers hold record positions in Brent crude futures and options, lured in by the hefty premium of the front-month June contract over subsequent months t...

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  • APNewsBreak: Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017
APNewsBreak: Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017

The man's daughter said the family was not aware that authorities had taken a DNA sample from him until the Federal Bureau of Investigation contacted her in April 2017 to ask for her help expanding the family's genetic tree as they searched for a suspect .

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  • Canada stock markets shut down due to exchange issues -TMX
Canada stock markets shut down due to exchange issues -TMX

Toronto's main stock exchange operator, TMX Group Ltd, made a decision to shut down the market after the technical issues came into play and through several Tweets on Twitter, said that all those participating in the market on Friday were "equally impacted and are unable to connect to our exchanges".

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  • Canada Stock Market Shuts Down Due To Technical Issues
Canada Stock Market Shuts Down Due To Technical Issues

Trading normally closes at 4 p.m. The TSX and the Montreal Exchange shut down all of their markets about two hours early on Friday afternoon after experiencing "internal technical" problems with trading. Ontario Securities Commission said it was in direct contact with the Toronto Exchange Market, and that "We continue to monitor and watch the situa...

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  • Draghi Faced Nowotny Plea to Discuss ECB Policy
Draghi Faced Nowotny Plea to Discuss ECB Policy

He said it could be that the exceptionally strong growth of previous year is returning to a more normal pace and that the bank would have to study incoming data more. Concerns about protectionist threats, geopolitical risks and global trade tension have added to doubts about the strength of the eurozone recovery.

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  • Amber Rudd to resign over Windrush scandal?
Amber Rudd to resign over Windrush scandal?

The Labour MP said her office had taken at least two Windrush immigration cases, and claimants told her office they had called the hotline and had been asked to provide extensive documentation, and had mixed messages in promises made by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and their experiences when calling the hotline.

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  • Mulvaney: I Only Talked To Lobbyists Who Donated To My Congressional Campaign
Mulvaney: I Only Talked To Lobbyists Who Donated To My Congressional Campaign

Mick Mulvaney , the interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , told banking industry executives and lobbyists on Tuesday that they should increase their campaign donations to influence lawmakers, revealing that he would meet only with lobbyists who contributed to his campaign when he served in the House.

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  • Comcast Tops Fox With $31B Offer for Sky
Comcast Tops Fox With $31B Offer for Sky

In response to Comcast's new offer, Sky released a statement saying that the Independent Committee has withdrawn its recommendation of Fox's offer and will be terminating the Cooperation Agreement that they had with the American media company, due to the " announcement of [Comast's] higher cash offer ".

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  • Ford plans to cut Fusion, Taurus and Fiesta from auto lineup
Ford plans to cut Fusion, Taurus and Fiesta from auto lineup

Cutting its slow-selling sedans and hatchbacks will serve to free up even more capital for light truck and mobility development. Dropping all but two auto models will supposedly net another $11.5 billion in savings according to Ford's Chief Financial Officer, Bob Shanks .

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  • Lloyds Banking group enjoys strong start to 2018
Lloyds Banking group enjoys strong start to 2018

Look at the direction of the moving average to get a basic idea of which way the price is moving. That is, if security is continuing higher in an uptrend, the amount of the protection should also increase and vice versa. The RSI provides signals that tell investors to buy when the currency oversold and to sell when it is overbought. The stock has a...

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  • Sensex, Nifty Fluctuate In Early Trade
Sensex, Nifty Fluctuate In Early Trade

The broader 50-shares NSE Nifty was up 23.90 points (0.22 percent) to 10608.60. IndusInd Bank and Mahindra & Mahindra were the top gainers, while HDFC Bank, Hero MotoCorp, Indiabulls Housing, and Hindalco were the top losers. Oil prices slipped back from near 3-1/2-year highs as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emm...

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  • 'Freak' turbulence on AI flight leaves 3 injured, window panel comes off
'Freak' turbulence on AI flight leaves 3 injured, window panel comes off

A probe has since been launched by aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) into the incident. The outside window did not break and there was no de-pressursation. One of the overhead panels was covered in cracks. Hit by sudden turbulence, 22 passengers and crew onboard ...

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  • Disruptive Passenger Tased On American Airlines Flight
Disruptive Passenger Tased On American Airlines Flight

When Garcia was carried by law enforcement officers from the aircraft other passengers clapped and cheered. They then made a decision to remove him and called the police'. It appears only one cuff is on Garcia's hand and he continues to struggle with the police, as one officer warns "don't fight me". RT.com has reached out to the Miami Dade P...

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  • Shire Rejects $60 Billion Bid From Takeda
Shire Rejects $60 Billion Bid From Takeda

The major pharmaceuticals company reported $257.91M value for the 2017Q4. Ltd. had made an official takeover bid for Shire plc, the Irish pharma confirmed that it has gotten three proposals and rejected each one. The Minnesota-based Perkins Capital Management Inc has invested 0.56% in the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc holds 0% of its portf...

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  • IMF's LaGarde: Global trade marked by lack of trust
IMF's LaGarde: Global trade marked by lack of trust

Lagarde warned that public debt in advanced countries have risen to figures not seen since the 2nd World war. He has also insisted that China should not be allowed to flood the USA market with cheap goods while American firms do not get full access to the world's highest populated country.

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  • How Analysts Rated PureCircle Limited (LON:PURE) Last Week?
How Analysts Rated PureCircle Limited (LON:PURE) Last Week?

The stock of Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 23 by Liberum Capital. Peel Hunt maintained Vp plc (LON:VP) on Tuesday, June 7 with "Add" rating. (NASDAQ:HALL) for 39,592 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Incorporated invested in 70,752 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The company reported GBX (8.40) (($0.12)) earnings per sha...

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  • Is OPEC Underestimating US Shale?
Is OPEC Underestimating US Shale?

The stated goal of the supply cut is to reduce the excess in oil stocks to that of the five-year average, although oil ministers have said other metrics should also be considered. WTI is traded at $69.18. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 rose 0.1 percent, as did futures for the FTSE. The EIA reported US crude stockpiles dropped 1.07 million bar...

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  • Sensex ends 96 points higher on gains in IT, metal stocks
Sensex ends 96 points higher on gains in IT, metal stocks

The Sensex touched a high of 34,434.14 points and a low of 34,229.83 points during the intra-day trade. The Nifty was trading at 10,565.40 points in the morning. Hindalco , Nalco, Tata Steel, Hindustan Copper and Vedanta rallied 3-12 percent. TCS stock is up 0.50% ahead of Q4 results later in the day. MindTree gained 3.26 percent to Rs 894....

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  • Amazon Has More Than 100 Million Prime Subscribers, Reveals Jeff Bezos
Amazon Has More Than 100 Million Prime Subscribers, Reveals Jeff Bezos

Bezos says that 2017 was Prime's best year yet with more new members joining than ever before. Amazon just did a very un-Amazon-like thing: It revealed how many Amazon Prime subscribers there are. The company on Wednesday also announced a collaboration with USA consumer electronics retail chain Best Buy Co to sell Toshiba and Insignia...

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  • Cuba's five decades under the Castro brothers
Cuba's five decades under the Castro brothers

While the assembly will promote younger leaders, Mr. Castro and other elders of the revolution will retain power through their grip on the Communist Party. Wearing a dark suit in place of military fatigues, Castro sat near Diaz-Canel as an official read out the names of proposed leaders to the 604 legislators gathered at a convention center in a H...

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  • Tesla: Model 3 Production Shut Down Temporarily
Tesla: Model 3 Production Shut Down Temporarily

Vetr downgraded Tesla from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $244.11 price target for the company.in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. Captivating a peek at sell-side analyst insights, we can understand that the recent mean target price for the company is $320.17.

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  • US to maintain Syria presence until goals accomplished: Haley
US to maintain Syria presence until goals accomplished: Haley

That bid however failed, with only China and Bolivia voting alongside Russian Federation to condemn the air strikes. However, he said it was still a "positive step", taken by three allied countries. Pope Francis spoke of this week's air strike after his traditional Sunday blessing, saying he is "deeply disturbed" by the global community's failure...

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  • Facebook must face class action over face-tagging in photos: jude
Facebook must face class action over face-tagging in photos: jude

The lawsuit , filed by Illinois residents Nimesh Patel, Adam Pezen, and Carlo Licata, alleges that Facebook's face recognition tagging tool - a feature that suggests people to tag after a user uploads a photo - is in violation of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act .

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  • Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Since the outbreak was potentially linked to lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, the CDC says only lettuce from these regions should be avoided. Fresh Food Manufacturing Co., based in Freedom, Pennsylvania, recalled 8,757 pounds of ready-to-eat salad after being notified by their lettuce supplier that it may be contaminated with E.

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  • Pollution solution? Protein eats plastic
Pollution solution? Protein eats plastic

A team of researchers from the United States and Britain have just recently created a microbe accidentally that later found to be eating soda bottles being the enzyme's habitat. McGeehan also said, "It's well within the possibility that in the coming years we will see an industrially viable process to turn PET , and potentially other (plastics),...

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  • WPP's CEO Sir Martin Sorrell resigns
WPP's CEO Sir Martin Sorrell resigns

While the timing was sudden (and perhaps calculated to limit immediate PR damage), his exit is not all that surprising. WPP had also hired a law firm to investigate claims of financial impropriety against him, but the company said that probe had concluded.

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  • Embiid ruled out for Game 2
Embiid ruled out for Game 2

Philadelphia Sixers' Center Joel Embiid has cleared the NBA's concussion protocol. He has since undergone surgery , however, the Sixers have continued to perform well without him as they are 8-0 since his injury and ended their season strongly with 16 straight wins - a franchise single-season record.

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  • Volkswagen appoints Herbert Diess as CEO, creates new divisions
Volkswagen appoints Herbert Diess as CEO, creates new divisions

On Thursday, the carmaker said it planned to create six new business areas and a special portfolio for China, its largest market, and split its brands into three new vehicle groups with categories for value, premium and super-premium nameplates.

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  • Jason Roy pummels DD to a last ball victory against MI
Jason Roy pummels DD to a last ball victory against MI

The bowler saw his final over been hit for 19 runs to finish with figures of 2-36 as Mumbai brought up their 150 runs in 14.1 overs. Whereas, Delhi never had a chance of holding the trophy and is gunning to win the coveted title under veteran opener Gautam Gambhir's guidance.

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  • The Knights take on SunRisers at Eden Gardens
The Knights take on SunRisers at Eden Gardens

Cape Town - An excellent bowling performance from the Sunrisers Hyderabad set up a simple five wicket win over the Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens . So far nine matches have been played in this IPL season. They take on Kings XI Punjab next in Mohali on April 19, while KKR will play Delhi Daredevils at home on April 16.

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  • Salah, De Bruyne Lead PFA Award Six-Man List
Salah, De Bruyne Lead PFA Award Six-Man List

Former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott said: 'It is hard to choose but De Bruyne pips Salah because he has helped City win the league'. They are joined by City duo Ederson and Raheem Sterling , Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford and exciting Fulham prospect Ryan Sessegnon .

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  • Trump Attorney Cohen Is Subject Of Months-Long Federal Criminal Investigation
Trump Attorney Cohen Is Subject Of Months-Long Federal Criminal Investigation

The source added that Trump is upset beyond anything he has witnessed so far in the administration, and that the Cohen raid was a tipping point. On Friday, Cohen was seen spending time with a group of friends and smoking cigars. Wood requested the attorneys to reconvene in the future Friday. Stormy Daniels previously filed a lawsuit against...

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  • Uber tries to extend reach, DC users can now rent bikes
Uber tries to extend reach, DC users can now rent bikes

While Jump bikes are not yet regulated, the electric-pedal company received exclusive permission from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) to kickstart service in the city. Uber partner organisations include the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA), MP Shah Hospital, emergency services company Flare, auto dealer...

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  • Oil climbs with equities, Saudi Arabia hikes crude prices
Oil climbs with equities, Saudi Arabia hikes crude prices

In addition, the pressure on trade is also exerting tension on the trade dispute between the United States and China. Futures were little changed in NY. Inventories are forecast to have risen by 2 million barrels, according to a Bloomberg survey. Soybeans are largely considered one of China's biggest weapons in the trade war, offering a way to ...

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  • Trump's Fed chair admits trade policy concerns
Trump's Fed chair admits trade policy concerns

In its statement, the Fed said the labor market "has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate". Powell said Fed policymakers don't think changes in trade policy will affect their current economic outlook.

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  • Gender Pay Gap Deadline
Gender Pay Gap Deadline

The deadline for the private sector employers is April 4, Wednesday midnight. "But for all the welcome progress in the decades since, major injustices still hold too many women back". Thus far, around 8,870 companies have submitted their figures. The broadcaster said some men will take substantial pay cuts, while some women and other men woul...

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  • Trump, Japanese PM Abe to talk North Korea at meeting this month
Trump, Japanese PM Abe to talk North Korea at meeting this month

Trump has said he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by the end of May. In a statement , the White House did not mention the abduction issue. A previous meeting between the Trump and Abe, in February 2017, was judged a success by both countries, but Trump has recently taken a more critical stand against Japan.

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  • Intel strikes back with 'highest-performance' six-core Core i9 mobile processor
Intel strikes back with 'highest-performance' six-core Core i9 mobile processor

AMD has its Ryzen platform, which will be upgraded to Ryzen 2 later this year as AMD seeks to keep the pressure on Intel , which as noted is great news for consumers wanting more bang for their buck. Below that are a couple of 4-core/8-thread chips, the Core i5-8400H and Core i5-8300H. While the rest of the lineup has been focusing on more cores a...

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