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Feds evacuate workers at Hanford nuclear site

Feds evacuate workers at Hanford nuclear site

Two years later, the U.S. Department of Energy , the EPA, and Washington state agreed to work together to clean up the heavily contaminated complex. The Department of Energy issued this statement: "...

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British Gas loses more customers amid price cap row

British Gas loses more customers amid price cap row

Their plans for a cap on price hikes were lambasted at the time by the Conservatives who accused the then Labour leader Ed Miliband of wanting to live in a "Marxist universe". 'Centrica does not beli...

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S&P, Nasdaq fall after hitting record highs

S&P, Nasdaq fall after hitting record highs

The 10-year US Treasury note's yield, which moves inversely to price, hit its highest point in almost six weeks, adding 0.5 basis points at 2.392 per cent, while the price of gold , another so-called...

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Crowds cheer as first Chinese-made passenger plane makes maiden flight

Made by state-owned firm the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), it has been in planning since 2008 but the flight was repeatedly pushed back. Security personnel gesture as a Chinese C91...

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Research Ratings: L Brands, Inc. (LB), Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Prelude Mngmt Ltd Company stated it has 5,619 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) shares has displayed a low EPS growth of -13.80% in last 5 years. The consensus recommendatio...

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UK's Labour leader says he won't try to reverse Brexit

With the polls suggesting the Conservatives are on course for a commanding victory, Mr Corbyn has been blamed by many Labour MPs for making the party unelectable. "Our Westminster (political) system i...

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Chesapeake Energy's stock plunges after production miss and oil price selloff

Chesapeake Energy's stock plunges after production miss and oil price selloff

Analysts give SIRI a mean recommendation of 2.40. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.78 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5...

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Hertz tanks 15% after missing big on earnings

Hertz tanks 15% after missing big on earnings

The firm has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -2.30%. A company's dividend is mostly determined by its board of directors and it requires the shareholders' approval. On the other hand if price drops,...

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What Does Retirement Mean for Prince Philip?

What Does Retirement Mean for Prince Philip?

The Duke of Edinburgh has spent seven decades working in support of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II , and at 95 years of age has chose to forgo public engagements as of August. And when Prince Philip...

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Russian energy minister backs oil output cut deal

On May 25, ministers from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will convene in Vienna, Austria to discuss the possibilities of prolonging the supply cuts. Crude oil prices could get some...

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French election countdown: Macron 'ahead' but Le Pen fights on

President Francois Hollande, the first sitting French president since the war not to stand for re-election, made a similar call after Macron and Le Pen knocked out the official Socialist candidate in ...

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Nepal to sign OBOR pact with China

Nepal to sign OBOR pact with China

For India, endorsing BRI would mean weakening its claim on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir areas. Another senior Chinese official Liu Jinsong told a thinktank in Mumbai recently that India was already a par...

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Fit-again Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Shami returns in India's Champions Trophy squad

Fit-again Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Shami returns in India's Champions Trophy squad

The franchise was magnanimous enough to accept our request to rest him", Prasad explained. Ahead of the main tournament, team India are scheduled to play two warm-up games against New Zealand (May 2...

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Well Known Mover to Watch: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

Well Known Mover to Watch: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the...

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Kite Pharma (NASDAQ:KITE) reports 1Q17 earnings results; Tops Estimate

Kite Pharma, Inc .is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. While the company has ample cash on hand, the market is concerned that the safety study death could lead the U.S. Opus Point Partners M...

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Oil price collapses below US$45

In less than 10 minutes Friday morning, futures slumped more than $1 amid a surge in volume, Bloomberg reports . The decline is being driven by expanding US output that's countering the group's curbs...

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Enough proof that Pak army regulars mutilated Indian soldiers

Security forces on Thursday morning launched a massive anti-militancy crackdown and cordoned off at least 20 villages in south Kashmir's Shopian district in search of militants involved in recent terr...

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Stenhouse scores 1st career Cup victory with last-lap pass

Somehow, the current Hall of Fame nominee was making his way through that crowd nearly entirely unnoticed. "I'm glad they let us race to the end. By the way, I really like our chances today". Earnhard...

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Bumble Bee Foods fined $25 million, admits price fixing

Bumble Bee Foods fined $25 million, admits price fixing

Bumble Bee's plea agreement is subject to a district court judge in the Northern District of California in San Francisco. Today's charge is the result of an ongoing federal antitrust investigation i...

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France President-elect Emmanuel Macron triumphs but focus turns to challenges ahead

At 39, the former investment banker will become France's youngest-ever president when he is inaugurated next weekend after crushing far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday. Announcing the changes, th...

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Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Marathon Petroleum Corporation

BMO Capital Markets on Monday maintained Marathon Oil MRO's analyst rating as "Hold" with its price target of 20 highlighting a potential increase of 37.08% from Marathon Oil MRO's current price of 14...

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Truth has a habit of coming out: Rahul on charges against Kejriwal

Speculation and rumours, however, are afloat that axing of Mishra from the Delhi Cabinet was an attempt by Chief Minister Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia to send a veiled message across t...

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'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

That makes Buffett's strategy look more like Bogle's. Buffett, a supporter of Democrat Hillary Clinton in last year's US presidential election, said he believes Berkshire has made no political contr...

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Trump says U.S. will 'terminate' NAFTA if talks fail

If I'm unable to make a fair deal for the United States, meaning a fair deal for our workers and our companies, I will terminate NAFTA'. "It's actually starting today". Relative calm returned on Thurs...

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Chinese-Made Passenger Jet Takes Off For Its First Test Flight

The plane took off at around 2 p.m. amid applause from more than 1,000 spectators on the tarmac, including Vice Premier Ma Kai and Shanghai Party chief Han Zheng. Comac says it has 570 orders, mostly ...

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Family with young children booted off oversold flight

Family with young children booted off oversold flight

They had originally purchased a seat on the Delta Airlines flight for their teenage son, but they sent him home early so their 2-year-old could have his own seat. "The Federal Aviation Administrati...

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US stock indexes inch back from record highs

Tyson Foods fell 6.1 per cent after reporting a 21.4 per cent drop in second-quarter earnings to US$341 million. The celebration of Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French election began when the ma...

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Crude prices hit 5-month lows as glut fears weigh

CRUDE CONCERNS: U.S. benchmark crude oil futures fell briefly below the key $45 level before stabilizing. Brent crude prices have rallied somewhat after plunging to below $47 a barrel this morning...

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CBA lifts third-quarter profit to $2.4bn

Group net interest margin for the quarter was slightly lower due to higher average liquids and competition effects while other banking income was stable due to higher commissions and lending fees offs...

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Small plane crashes near Lake Berryessa

Small plane crashes near Lake Berryessa

Jon Murray Karkow, 55, was the pilot and Cagri Sever, 41, was his passenger. The single-engine Icon A5 went down sometime before 9:30 a.m. near Pleasure Point on the south end of the lake near Wragg...

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House committee approves bill to overhaul Dodd-Frank

The Investment Company Institute and Credit Union National Association both came out in support of the House Financial Services Committee's recent approval of the Financial Choice Act . Republicans ...

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US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth

The Fed voted unanimously to leave its benchmark interest rate at 0.75% to 1%, but signaled another rate hike is imminent despite recent economic weakness. "If you look at how markets are positioned r...

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Oreo's Newest Flavor 'Firework' Tastes A Lot Like 'Pop Rocks'

Oreo's Newest Flavor 'Firework' Tastes A Lot Like 'Pop Rocks'

The flavor is called "Firework", and includes creme filled with "popping candy" - which means unofficial Pop Rocks. But back to how you can potentially win that half-a-million bucks. So far, Oreo ...

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United Airlines, doctor dragged off flight settle lawsuit

United Airlines, doctor dragged off flight settle lawsuit

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, United Airlines reached a settlement with Dao, the passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight on April 9, igniting a debate about poor service and a lack ...

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Workspace Group plc (WKP) Receives Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co

The company has market cap of 6.03 billion GBP. The Firm operates through three divisions: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. It has a 11.89 P/E ratio. GBX 246.65's average target is -1.81% bel...

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Corbyn might not do TV debates if May declines them

Corbyn might not do TV debates if May declines them

The PM claimed a win for Labour would mean a "chaotic Brexit" but Mr Corbyn said the Tories were "strong against the weak and weak against the strong". "We are continuing to press her to have those ...

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US Senate faces uphill task to pass Obamacare repeal: Cruz

It's "Trumpcare" now, and Republicans have to answer for it. The American Health Care Act, which was narrowly passed in the House last week, would worsen Obamacare's problems rather than fix them....

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Cook: Apple Spending $1B for Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

He did not identify the company, but said more about the fund will be announced later this month. Apparently, it's not clear what the exact nature of those investments will be yet, and how they will d...

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Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

The volume of 2.12 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 2.82 Million shares. The current share price indicates that stock is -17.66% away from its one year high and is moving 13.86%...

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B.C. election: Key developments from Day 28

Horgan says polls suggesting only a couple points of difference between the two parties is typical for the province. British Columbians head to the polls tomorrow (Tuesday). - The wheels on the NDP ...

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