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China accuses Trump of damaging global trade

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China needs to build defensive structures on islands in the South China Sea to display its claim to sovereignty over virtually the entire crucial waterway, a leading Chinese general said Thursday. Imports of anode, refined, alloy and semi-finished copper products totalled 352,000 tonnes last month, down from January's 440,000 tonnes when China imported more unwrought copper instead of types of copper scrap that are now banned, and up from 340,000 tonnes in February 2017. Read More »

Canada adds 15400 net jobs, unemployment rate dips to 5.8%

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The rate, which is seasonally adjusted, was down 0.5 per cent from 6.9 per cent in February 2017. Even though London-St. 2,400 people entered the labour force while an extra 500 people claimed unemployment. February's gains in Canada were all in the part-time sector, which added 54,700 positions, while the full-time sector shed 39,300 jobs. Average hourly wages also advanced at a 3%-plus year-over-year pace for the second straight month-the first time that has occurred in roughly two ... Read More »

China Vows Retaliation if Trump Engages in Trade War

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From providing the most peacekeepers of any U.N. Security Council member to facilitating talks in world conflicts, "the China of today should play a more active role in resolving hot issues in the region and the world", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Read More »

Pac 12 Men's Basketball Tournament Recap and Post Game Interviews

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Stanford (18-14) shot well early to build a double-digit lead and shut the Bears down defensively to earn a spot in Thursday's quarterfinals against fourth-seeded UCLA. "It puts us in situations that we're not really comfortable with, and when they're able to knock in the shots like they did, this is the result you'll get". Read More »

Date set for signing of contracts for 27 independent electricity projects

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Radebe's announcement comes almost two years after the deadline - April 2016 - when Eskom should have signed agreements with the private power producers to buy the electricity generated by these wind and solar power stations. Of these investments R9.8bn will go towards socio-economic development initiatives and R3.4bn will go towards enterprise development over the 20-year lifetime of the projects. Read More »

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT produces accused before court

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Naveen, the president of Hindu Yuva Sene and a resident of Maddur in Mandya district, was picked up from the KSRTC bus stand in Majestic area of the capital city on Feburary 17. The journalist was killed by the lone intruder in front of her house when she returned from the office of her tabloid on September 5 a year ago. Lankesh, 55, a staunch critic of religious extremists and right-wing ideology was shot dead at her home in west Bengaluru on September 15, 2017. Read More »

Uhuru, Raila plan joint office to foster unity

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Earlier this year, Mr Odinga swore himself in as the "people's president" and refused to recognise election victor Mr Kenyatta as head of state. President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victor of the August 8 election, but the Supreme Court nullified the results citing irregularities and illegalities and ordered a fresh election. Read More »

United States 'surprise' at North Korea talk offer: Rex Tillerson

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He says the first step is talks, not negotiations. Tillerson said on Friday the USA was taken aback at how "forward-leaning" Kim was in his conversations with a visiting South Korean delegation. He said China was now encouraging follow-up measures and called for the U.S.to join in the dialogue "sooner rather than later". Kim Yong Chol told the South Korean president late in February that the North "is willing to have talks with the USA", a point he made multiple times during his visit ... Read More »

United Kingdom ministers' Brexit analysis 'proves power grab plans'

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It also says none of the existing powers held by Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh will be affected in any way. Both the Scottish and Welsh governments have produced plans for continuity bills as a fallback option to deal with legal uncertainties caused by Brexit if they can not agree to consent to the UK Government's legislation. Read More »

Indian elephant, Chinese dragon must dance together: China's Foreign Minister

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In a sharp reversal from decades of a US-led drive towards more open trade, Trump declared on Thursday that America had been "ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices". " China has been asked to develop a plan for the year of a One Billion Dollar reduction in their massive Trade Deficit with the United States", Trump wrote in a post on Twitter , mistakenly referring to a deficit where Beijing runs a surplus. Read More »

European Clocks Slowed By Lag In Continent's Power Grid

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Why you'd wonder? Then it is due to the ongoing row between Serbi and Kosovo , disrupting the electric power grid for most of the Continent. Serbia, which is responsible for balancing Kosovo's grid, had failed to do so, ENTSO-E said. But the political disputes between the two for nearly a decade now, Serbia did not help. ENTSO-E urged European governments and policymakers to take swift action and exert pressure on Kosovo and Serbia to resolve the issue, which is also hampering ... Read More »

Lewandowski to privately meet with House Intelligence Committee today

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Schiff also said that there are "any number of witness" that are relevant to the panel's investigation who have yet to come before the committee. "I don't see anything else that's out there that hasn't been explored", Rep. GOP members of the committee have been pressing to bring the panel's Russian Federation investigation to a close and issue a report that Democratic members are not likely to endorse. Read More »

Outgoing-India's poorest CM to make CPI(M) office his new home

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Left parties have also been invited to join it. CPI-M office secretary Haripada Das said the veteran leader had said that he would "eat what is cooked in the party office kitchen". This is nothing exceptional. Sarkar is the poorest chief minister with assets of Rs. 26 lakh, while Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu is the richest with assets worth Rs 177 crore, said a recent report. Read More »

Jo Min-ki: South Korean actor found dead after #MeToo allegations

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Min-Ki is best known locally for his TV roles but he also appeared in a number of films including 2013 success The Attorney . Police said Jo was found dead at about 4 p.m. Jo was supposed to present himself to prosecutors for questioning on Monday. "I also feel deeply sorry for my wife and children", he added, although he did not apologise to his accuser. Read More »

Casey's General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub

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In addition, all but two stores offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis. Vontobel Asset Management Inc increased Caseys Gen Stores Inc ( CASY ) stake by 1.67% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Investors of record on Thursday, February 1st were paid a $0.26 dividend. BidaskClub cut Casey's General Stores from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Read More »

Iranian-Canadian scientist's widow not allowed to travel

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In addition to harassing the remaining family members, the authorities today prevented Kavous Seyed-Emami's wife from traveling to Canada with her sons. The parliamentary secretary to Foreign Affairs Minister ChrystiaFreeland, Omar Alghabra, will be greeting the brothers on their arrival in Vancouver, Seyed-Emami said. Read More »

Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) Announces $0.45 Quarterly Dividend

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 51,689 shares of the company's stock worth $3,338,000 after buying an additional 796 shares during the last quarter. The firm has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, August 25. Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 sales for $15.59 million activity. Read More »

Global Event Management Software Market 2018 - Etouches, Dean Evans & Associates - EMS Software

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What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the Global Predictive Dialer Software market? The data collected was validated from the industry analyst which makes the document a useful resource for managers, analysts, industry experts and other to get access and self-analyzed the study which helps to understand market trends, applications , specifications and market challenges. Read More »

Sierra Leone elections: Peaceful and relatively quiet voting

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Sixteen people are running to succeed outgoing President Ernest Bai Koroma, who has served his constitutionally allowed two five-year terms in office. But the newly formed National Grand Coalition party, led by former United Nations diplomat Kandeh Yumkella, has attracted the support of younger voters who are not loyal to either the APC or SLPP. Read More »

Brokerage Overview of: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

The stock increased 0.62% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $11.44. About 3.02M shares traded. (NASDAQ:ATSG) has risen 82.76% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. The business had revenue of $5.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.44 billion. Smith Moore & holds 0.18% or 5,563 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

The Weekly Investment Analysts' Ratings Changes for Kansas City Southern (KSU)

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The transportation company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.02. The company has market cap of $10.95 billion. Its up 0.17, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -3.92 percent and 18.52 percent respectively. 37 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. Read More »

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area

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An isolated rain or snow shower is possible early tonight as an upper level disturbance moves overhead. Little if any precipitation will occur next week however the extended forecast beyond 8 days hints at a potential pattern change for better chances of precipitation so hopefully that does pan out. Read More »

Share Repurchase Program Announced by CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) Board

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. About 57,066 shares traded. CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) has risen 97.18% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. CSX's profit will be $603.32 million for 20.82 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. The transportation company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.08. Read More »

SEC: Hot-shooting Mississippi State beats LSU

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The rematch was certainly different when New Orleans native Lamar Peters staked his team to a comfortable double-digit halftime lead before having to withstand LSU's strong second half. If they win that, it may be time to reconsider the Bulldogs as a bubble team. Peters scored 24 points with the help of five 3s and Mississippi State moved into the quarterfinals where it will face Tennessee on Friday. Read More »

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo could enter production by 2021

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Even though it was on display in Geneva as a concept, it was clear the automaker is set on building the Cross Turismo with Porsche CEO Oliver Blume saying, "In my opinion, there is a good prospect for serious production very soon". The estimated Mission E performance numbers are impressive, with more than 600 horsepower and a claimed 0-60 miles per hour time under 3.5 seconds. Read More »

Tras los chispazos, el Gobierno convocó a la UIA

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Más temprano, este miércoles el presidente de la Unión Industrial Argentina (UIA ), Miguel Acevedo , ratificó su apoyo a la administración de Mauricio Macri , pero advirtió que seguirá marcando las diferencias en cuanto a la política económica . Read More »

Texas vs. Iowa State - 3/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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One of Texas Tech's largest strengths was getting to the charity stripe. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 71.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Bamba has averaged 13.0 points and 10.6 rebounds per game for the Longhorns this season . Texas Tech vs Texas tv channel schedule is on ESPN2. Read More »

Northeast Poll Results Prompted SP-BSP to Come Together in UP: Yogi

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The Lok Sabha bypolls in Phoolpur in Allahabad and Gorakhpur are being seen as high stakes electoral outing for the ruling BJP as the seats were held by deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Adityanath. According to the Election Commission, there 19.61 lakh voters in Phulpur parliamentary constituency, while there are 19.49 lakh voters in Gorakhpur parliamentary. Read More »

Earnings Estimates Analysis of: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Popular, Inc. (BPOP)

It has underperformed by 6.67% the S&P500. Long Pond Capital Lp increased Sl Green Rlty Corp (SLG) stake by 60.35% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is 22.5 Percent. Toronto Dominion Financial Bank holds 0.01% in SL Green Realty Corp. 56,808 shares were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W, worth $8.79M. Strs Ohio increased Ilg Inc stake by 20,399 shares to 31,400 valued at $839,000 in 2017Q3. Read More »

Days old Southwest Va. baby mauled to death by dog

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According to Sheriff Parsons, the initial call came in around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday that a family pet had attacked a baby. Parsons said the baby suffered injuries primarily to the upper body and head. The baby was first taken by family members to Lonesome Pine Hospital. He said she was transferred to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport and then to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, where she died just after 4 p.m. Read More »