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Trump's meeting with Kim may fail

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was warned the US administration against provocative actions aimed at breaking down a possible meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. "There is no change to our goal of reaching a comprehensive resolution with North Korea including on the nuclear, missile and abduction issues, and to normalize diplomatic relations". Read More »

Two Israelis killed, two injured after suspected West Bank ramming attack

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The suspected attack occurred on the 585 highway near the entrance to the West Bank settlement of Mevo Dotan some 10 kilometers southwest of Jenin . The driver, 26, has been arrested. The terrorist was taken to a hospital in Hadera. The incident comes on a day that Palestinian groups, including Hamas, had designated as a Day of Rage to protest 100 days since President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More »

Democrats Look for Balance Between Energized Left and Moderation

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Arizona-8 has little in common with PA-18, and Democratic nominee Tipirneni appears to have more in common with Nancy Pelosi than with Conor Lamb . But it would be seen as a stark warning that districts which Trump won in 2016 could now be for grabs in November's vote. Yet liberals hammer Van Drew as a National Rifle Association supporter and abortion-rights threat. Read More »

Rick Scott signs 2018-19 state budget, releases veto list

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Check back for more information. In Central Florida , the list of vetoed projects includes $2 million that would've been used to expand the Lynx operations center to aid disabled passengers; $1 million to extend Harmon Road in Apopka; and $282,366 for pedestrian improvements on Quail Pond Circle in Casselberry. Read More »

2 dead, several injured in West Bank vehicle ramming

The ZAKA emergency response organization reported that one of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene and according to Magen David Adom, paramedics were treating two victims in moderate to serious condition. Clashes also erupted in the village of Budrus, to the west of Ramallah, during which Israeli forces injured two protesters with rubber-coated steel rounds. Read More »

Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR) stock dipped -10.53% Quarterly performance

Windstream Holdings, Inc . (NASDAQ: WIN ) now has a Weekly Volatility of 5.93% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 8.28% percent. ( WIN ) is at 49.33. Windstream has a 1 year low of $1.28 and a 1 year high of $6.47. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators meaning that they confirm trends. Read More »

Coast Guard suspends search for missing commercial fisherman

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Miller is a first mate for a commercial fishing boat, the Sea Hawk, on Fort Myers Beach. "All it takes is one piece of plumbing underneath to go, a hose bust, or something to fill up the bottom of your boat", Miller said. The Coast Guard pulled the three men - James Beeman, Anthony Bertolino and Darren Whalen - from the water and sent them to the hospital. The boaters reported Grim as missing from their party, the Coast Guard said. Read More »

'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered spy attack, says Boris Johnson

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The spy, 66-year-old Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia were poisoned with a nerve agent identified by British authorities as one made only by Russian Federation. The investigation will be carried out in accordance with "Russian and global law", it said, adding that "investigators are ready to work together with competent authorities in Great Britain". Read More »

North Korean minister's Sweden visit fuels possible Trump-Kim meeting speculation

The embassy also represents US, Canadian and Australian diplomatic interests in North Korea, with Sweden playing a key role in liaising diplomatic talks. According to a press release issued prior to Ri's arrival in Sweden, Ri and Wallstrom's discussions would focus on "Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia". Read More »

United Kingdom links Putin to attack on ex-spy

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Writing in the Guardian , Mr Corbyn, whose response to the attack has led to criticism from some on his backbenches, said "the evidence points towards Russia " being responsible - but the possibility of gangsters being behind the attack rather than the Kremlin could not be excluded. Read More »

Quarterly Loser: Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG) stock performed -30.09%

Currently Pretium Resources Inc . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Citigroup owns 54,904 shares. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? Cranbrook Wealth Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 1,376 shares. Read More »

Russian Federation confirms it will expel British diplomats in retaliation

Johnson said. "The British keep hiding the medical assessment from us, we do not have access to the patients, we do not have a chance to talk to the doctors", it quoted the ambassador as saying. Moscow also attacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, accusing him of talking like a "market wench" and suffering "intellectual impotency" while preparing for war with Russian Federation. Read More »

Nikki Haley Condemns Russia Over Spy Poisoning, Urges UN Action

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In a joint statement with the leaders of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom on Thursday, the USA blamed Moscow for a brazen nerve agent attack on a Russian double agent and his daughter on British soil on March 4. Now, Russia and United Kingdom are battling. As one of the council's five permanent members, Russian Federation is entrusted by the United Nations with upholding global peace and security, Haley said. Read More »

Egypt Air to perform first flight to Moscow on April 12

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The voting takes place in 139 committees across 124 countries, at the headquarters of 123 embassies and 16 Egyptian consulates, and under the supervision of 714 Egyptian diplomats. He added that the Egyptian residents overseas are included in the national database, which registered about 54 million citizens with right to vote (of a total population of 95 million) in 2015. Read More »

Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday

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Talks between Sweden and North Korea in Stockholm will continue on Saturday after initially being due to end late on Friday, a source with knowledge of the situation said. Sweden has been rumoured as a possible site for the summit between the two men, although a truce village on the South Korean side of the Demilitarised Zone between the Koreas is seen as more likely. Read More »

Karnataka ex-top cop regrets 'good physique' comment on Nirbhaya's mother

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How lovely Nirbhaya could have been.the story of Nirbhaya, who attracted the attention of miscreants who killed her after raping her, is indeed sorrowful. File image of HT Sangliana and Asha Devi . Speaking minutes after Devi delivered an emotional speech on how nothing much had changed for women even five years after her daughter's death, he had said: "If you happen to be so overpowered and you are unable to shout or show any physical resistance, and if it is a question of life and death, ... Read More »

BOE's FPC Sees UK Domestic Risk Appetite Creeping Back Up

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The Financial Policy Committee of BoE reviewed the outlook for United Kingdom financial stability, risks to United Kingdom financial stability from Brexit and risks from crypto-assets, at its meeting on March 12. Elsewhere, despite the outlook for global growth improving further since November a year ago, the BoE warned interest rate volatility was also a "material risk" for bond markets in particular. Read More »

Suspended Guam Archbishop found guilty of sexual abuse

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The Holy See said Apuron had been found guilty of some of the accusations against him and would be removed from his post. The Vatican said the first-instance ruling is subject to possible appeal. His nephew alleges the archbishop raped him in the bathroom of the archdiocese's chancery in 1990. Archbishop Apuron stepped down from his position for the investigation and was later replaced by Coadjutor Archbishop Michael Byrnes. Read More »

Two terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter

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Soon after the attack, the security forces including the J&K police's counterinsurgency Special Operations Group (SOG), the Army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) laid siege to the area to take on the assailants. He said a fresh advisory was received from police this morning to suspend all train runs in south Kashmir. "As per police records, they had joined the terror outfit a year ago..." "In the encounter, two militants were killed and their bodies along with as many AK- rifles ... Read More »

Turkish Airlines confirms planned large order

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The landmark deal is being struck ahead of the opening of the Istanbul's new airport in October 2018, which will see the city transform into a major global transport hub handling 90 million passengers per year. "With Turkish Airlines serving more destinations than any other airline around the world, we are delighted to build our future on Airbus' all-new A350 XWB to support the development of our worldwide route-network from our Istanbul and Ankara hubs." said Turkish Airlines Chairman, M. Read More »

Malaysia's capital markets grew by 12.6pc to RM3.2t in 2017

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The SC said Malaysia's capital market grew 12.6% to RM3.2 trillion as at end 2017. "The Malaysian capital market will continue to outpace growth in developed market", Ranjit added. The unit trust industry grew by 19.1% to RM427 billion in net asset value. Most of this year's debt issues will be to raise capital for infrastructure funding and refinancing exisiting debt, the Securities Commission said. Read More »

North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

The Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Friday night that Ri and Wallstrom planned to meet again Saturday and a summary of their discussions would be provided afterward. Some Swedish and foreign media have said that Ri - who was stationed at North Korea's embassy in Stockholm in 1985-1988 - will stay in the Scandinavian country until Sunday for other talks, though Swedish officials would not confirm those reports. Read More »

Korea, US to announce plan for military exercises next week

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The United States and South Korea have chose to scale down and shorten annual joint military exercises in light of a diplomatic rapprochement with Pyongyang, a report said Friday. The South Korean government said Friday it plans to hold a senior-level official meeting with North Korea this month in a bid to pave the way for the third inter-Korean summit to be held at the southern side of a cross-border village in April. Read More »

North Korean foreign minister heads to Sweden amid summit speculation

Sweden acts as diplomatic representative in North Korea for the United States, which has no embassy there, and has helped with the release of USA citizens held by the reclusive state. "The aim of the visit is to contribute to the effective implementation of the resolutions" voted by the Security Council against Pyongyang over its nuclear programme, as well as those calling "for intensified diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict". Read More »

(NASDAQ:COST) Holdings Increased by HL Financial Services LLC

The stock decreased 1.03% or $3.34 during the last trading session, reaching $322.26. About 673,753 shares traded. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) has risen 18.47% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Shares for $958,087 were sold by GALANTI RICHARD A. $809,578 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) shares were sold by ZOOK DENNIS R. Read More »

Xcel Energy Inc (NASDAQ:XEL) Shorted Shares Increased 0.4% After Market Selling

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Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) has declined 30.05% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.55% the S&P500. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC lessened its position in shares of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE: XEL ) by 1.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Spy poisoning scandal: Did Vladimir Putin himself order the attack?

Mrs May expelled 23 Russian diplomats on Wednesday, saying Russia had shown "contempt and defiance" in the aftermath of an attempt to kill the former spy. British police said they were treating Glushkov's death as unexplained, but did not think it was linked to the attack on the Skripals. In an online post, the Russian committee said the attempt on Yulia Skripal's life was "committed in a unsafe manner endangering other people, in Salisbury". Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake Says Republicans 'Might Not Deserve To Lead'

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But Flake has yet to announce a presidential run for himself. The state is expected to host the nation's first presidential primary election in less than two years. Former New Hampshire GOP chair Jennifer Horn, a frequent Trump critic, said the GOP's struggles in recent special elections - in addition to Trump's near-daily struggles - make a primary challenge in 2020 more realistic than ever before. Read More »