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  • European markets down amid fears of US-China trade war

    European markets down amid fears of US-China trade war

    The statement said China has suspended duty concessions on imported goods originating from the U.S., and has imposed a duty rate of 15 percent on 120 items of imports, such as fruits and products. The S&P 500 was about 4 points or 0.15 percent lower by late morning, while the Nasdaq was flat. Q: What reasons do Washington and Beijing have for avoiding a trade war? Among the region's major indexes, Germany's DAX was down 1.2 percent while the FTSE 100 index fell 0.4 percent, in the wake ...

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  • Active shooter reported at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif

    Active shooter reported at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif

    Brent Andrew, with San Francisco General Hospital, described the shooting as a "multiple casualty" event. Barberini said officers found a wounded victim outside of the building. Helicopters video showed a heavy concentration of police vehicles surrounding the YouTube building on Cherry Avenue in San Bruno. Police on the scene said they have evacuated hundreds of people from the YouTube building.

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  • President Donald Trump Targets Amazon in New Tweets

    President Donald Trump Targets Amazon in New Tweets

    Another administration official confirmed to Reuters that Trump has been complaining about Amazon in private, believing the company has become too powerful. "But this is really about policy", Shah said. The report claims that the president's wealthy, real estate friends are telling him that Amazon is killing traditional shopping malls and high street retailers.

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  • "One Is To One": Mamata Banerjee's Template For 2019 General Elections

    NCP leader Sharad Pawar , West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Dinesh Trivedil during a meeting at NCPoffice at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. "Yes, Soniaji is not well right now and recovering. There is no party more communal than the BJP", Banerjee said. "But for the sake of the country we have set our target on Delhi, on Lal Quila (Red Fort)", Mamata had said earlier this month.

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  • Traders take cue from Fed rate rise to push baht, stocks higher

    Traders take cue from Fed rate rise to push baht, stocks higher

    The Fed said it expects to raise rates twice more this year. However, he also acknowledged that central bankers now consider the prospects of a global trade war as a "more prominent risk" to the economic outlook. Currently, US inflation is running at 2.2% (for the year to February) which is slightly above the Fed's target of 2%. The central bank's preferred price gauge rose 1.7% in the 12 months through January and officials projected it to rise to 2% in 2019 and hit 2.1% the following ...

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  • Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher

    Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher

    She tweeted a play-by-play, even providing a picture of the $10,000 travel credit voucher provided by the airline for bumping her. If nobody bites, they will kick off the lowest fare passenger by pulling them out of the boarding line. A seat on the plane was broken and nobody had volunteered to get on another flight, a company rep told her. "In that case, a good negotiation strategy is to start off by insisting on cash compensation, because the airline would rather offer you a larger amount in ...

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  • Florida State Seminoles vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs ATS Preview 03/22/18

    Florida State Seminoles vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs ATS Preview 03/22/18

    After jumping around on the court and hugging, the jubilant Seminoles ran over to their fans in the stands and slapped high-fives. Even in a two-possession game, a technical foul would have given the Musketeers hope. It was Florid State's first lead since the 2:07 mark of the first half, and proved to be the game-winner. Mfiondu Kabengele scored his second consecutive bucket, tying it up at 68 with 2:32 to go.

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  • Sensex loses 3300-mark ahead of US Fed meet

    Sensex loses 3300-mark ahead of US Fed meet

    Hexaware Technologies spurted 3.75%, Tech Mahindra 3.80%, Persistent Systems 0.85% and HCL Technologies 1.16% after the rupee weakened against the dollar to hit a four-month low of 65.24 (intra-day). The Indian rupee opened lower at 65.03 per USA dollar against Friday's close of 64.94. The laggards were Bharti Airtel, NTPC, Kotak Bank, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma and ITC, falling up to 1.42 percent.

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  • It's True: Johnson City Toys R Us Store is Hiring

    It's True: Johnson City Toys R Us Store is Hiring

    The timetable was disclosed Tuesday at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va. The Toys R Us website invites would-be employees to "be part of our future". So, when Toys "R" Us is gone, how will this market void be filled, and, more importantly, what's next for toy shoppers? When we talked to numerous employees, we heard everything from the liquidation starts this Thursday to they don't know when to teams are coming in on Thursday for a meeting.

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  • This week's poll: A new age of tariffs?

    This week's poll: A new age of tariffs?

    Let me be clear: "instead of risking a trade war, which he seems eager to wage, we should be aiming for greater cooperation", Tusk said at a joint press conference with Finnish Prime Minister in Helsinki. The trade deals these countries operate under are drastically in their favor. Trump , however, has continued to defy protests both from overseas and within his own Republican Party, tweeting Wednesday, "We can not keep a blind eye to the rampant unfair trade practices against our ...

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  • Family heartbroken by death of dog in jet's overhead bin

    Family heartbroken by death of dog in jet's overhead bin

    In a separate incident, the Swindle family was supposed to be flying their dog, Irgo, from OR to Kansas City on a United flight Tuesday. Kara and Joseph Swindle, along with their children and 10-year-old German Shepherd Irgo, were moving to Kansas from the West Coast.

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  • Toys R Us to close or sell over 800 remaining U.S. stores

    Toys R Us to close or sell over 800 remaining U.S. stores

    The company was facing a $400 million debt payment due in 2018 and was burning through its cash. But the demise of Toys "R" Us and just about every other national toy chain means that consumers - and big toy makers like Hasbro, Mattel and Hatchimals owner Spin Master - are at the whims of giant big box retailers and, to a lesser extent, Amazon .

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  • Shiffrin adds slalom globe to overall title

    Shiffrin adds slalom globe to overall title

    Her nearest rival, Wendy Holdener of Switzerland, lost any hope of overhauling the U.S. star when she trailed in 14th on Friday. The result comes after Shiffrin took the overall World Cup title finishing third in the giant slalom on Friday, and an Olympic gold medal for Team USA in the same event last month at PyeongChang.

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  • Missouri police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting; suspect dead

    Missouri police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting; suspect dead

    He returned to full-time duty one month after Michael's death. One officer , later identified as 30-year-old Christopher Ryan Morton, was fatally shot inside the home, according to the state patrol. Officer Nicholas Kasper was treated and released from an area hospital . Friends described Morton as an officer and friend who had a big heart, and who was always willing to help others.

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  • Allscripts inks partnership with Lyft as healthcare ridesharing race heats up

    Allscripts inks partnership with Lyft as healthcare ridesharing race heats up

    Ultimately, the goal with Uber Health is to hopefully reduce the number of no-show appointments - something that's exacerbated by people who can't get a ride to the doctor, the firm says. Last week, Disability Rights Advocates filed a class-action lawsuit against Uber, challenging the popular ridesharing service's lack of transportation for those in wheelchairs.

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  • Maintenance Leads to Drop In UAE's Oil Output

    New Delhi, Mar 1 Crude palm oil prices softened by 0.07 per cent to Rs 600 per 10 kgs in futures trade today as speculators booked profits at prevailing level coupled with easing demand at the spot market. USA output was 10.27 million barrels per day (bpd), according to last week's government figures, higher than the latest figures for the world's largest exporter Saudi Arabia and just below Russian Federation.

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  • Rocket launch scheduled Thursday afternoon from Cape Canaveral

    Rocket launch scheduled Thursday afternoon from Cape Canaveral

    NASA along with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) will launch the GOES-S satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 5:02 p.m. These early successes prompted National Weather Service director Louis Uccellini to declare that GOES-16's services were "better than we expected" while at the launch for its high-tech partner satellite.

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  • Markets Right Now: Talk of steel tariffs sink stock indexes

    Markets Right Now: Talk of steel tariffs sink stock indexes

    Traders were on edge during Powell's second day of Congressional testimony after his comments on Tuesday about the strength of the USA economy opened the door to speculation that the Fed plans to quicken the pace of monetary tightening, a move investors worry could derail growth.

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  • API reports growth in U.S. oil inventories

    API reports growth in U.S. oil inventories

    If confirmed in a government tally scheduled to be released today, inventories will have racked up increases in four of the past five weeks. In a related development, the United States will overtake Russian Federation as the world's biggest oil producer by 2019, International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol has said.

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  • Warren Buffett releases annual letter to shareholders

    Warren Buffett releases annual letter to shareholders

    The rest was a gift from the new US tax code. "Upon the enactment of the [Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017], we recorded a reduction in our deferred income tax liabilities of approximately $35.6 billion for the effect of the aforementioned change in the USA statutory income tax rate.

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