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This week starts and ends with rain

This week starts and ends with rain

Thursday looks to be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid and upper 40s. Because of that, we're issuing a First Alert Day for Tuesday . 1-2 inches of rainfall is possible with this round. Showers are...

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IMF, WTO warn U.S. over new steel and aluminium tariffs

IMF, WTO warn U.S. over new steel and aluminium tariffs

The Global Times, an English-language Chinese newspaper under the Communist Party's People's Daily, published an op-ed Saturday titled "Trump Building 21st Century Economic Great Wall". Politicians ar...

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Amazon considers launching branded checking accounts for unbanked

Amazon considers launching branded checking accounts for unbanked

The e-commerce giant has been contemplating getting into the finance sector for years. The Amazon-branded checking account would provide an alternative for younger customers and individuals without ba...

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Private-sector activity rises to 14-month high - PMI

Private-sector activity rises to 14-month high - PMI

IHS Markit's final services business activity index came in at 55.9 from 53.3 in January, marking its fastest acceleration since August 2017, with service providers attributing the big jump in output...

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SMMT: New van registrations

Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive, said the new vehicle market remained at a good level despite the drop in demand for diesel: "Consumers should be reassured, however, that the latest cars are the cle...

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SCREEEECH: US national security agency puts brakes on Qualcomm takeover

SCREEEECH: US national security agency puts brakes on Qualcomm takeover

According to Broadcom , Qualcomm asked the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US ( CFIUS ), part of the treasury, to investigate the bid by the Singapore-based company. Broadcom says it "recog...

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Axa snaps up XL Group in insurance mega deal

Axa snaps up XL Group in insurance mega deal

The total consideration for the deal would amount to $15.3 billion. The price represents a premium of 33 percent to XL Group closing share price on March 2, 2018. "In our view, the acquisition...

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Ex-Trump Advisor Sold Steel-Linked Stocks Before POTUS Announced Tariffs

Ex-Trump Advisor Sold Steel-Linked Stocks Before POTUS Announced Tariffs

Icahn resigned from his position as a "special adviser" to Trump on regulatory reform in August. After the trades, Icahn owned 4.85 percent of the company, down from his previous stake of 7.5 percen...

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Theresa May gives United Kingdom the "hard facts" of Brexit

Theresa May has reportedly argued that "right deal for us will be the right deal for them too". Meanwhile, Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon said she still hoped to build support for st...

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Trump says trade wars are good

Trump says trade wars are good

This could kick off a string of tit-for-tat responses that escalate global tensions. Trump's threat comes amid mounting transatlantic tension on trade as the U.S. "Low tariffs help the whole world...

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Wie seals sensational Singapore win

Wie seals sensational Singapore win

Korda's elder sister Jessica won the Honda LPGA Thailand last weekend while her younger tennis-playing brother Sebastian picked up the boys' singles at the Australian Open back in January. BC-GLF-LPGA...

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Freezing weather begins to thaw but Storm Emma's disruption continues

Freezing weather begins to thaw but Storm Emma's disruption continues

Meanwhile. a Status Red Weather Alert continues for Munster, Leinster and Galway. Thousands of homes are without power, public transport has been brought to a standstill and more than 1,100 schools ...

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Delta Airlines, United Airlines join companies in cutting ties with the NRA

Delta Airlines, United Airlines join companies in cutting ties with the NRA

On Thursday, the First National Bank of Omaha , which has an NRA-branded Visa credit card, said in a statement that it had decided not to renew the contract. The National Rifle Association lashed out...

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Liverpool Confirmed Lineup vs Newcastle United: Henderson one of two changes

Liverpool Confirmed Lineup vs Newcastle United: Henderson one of two changes

With Manchester City running away with the Premier League title, a place in the top four has been the aim for Klopp's men. Klopp remains thrilled with the impact Salah has made since his arrival...

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Are Analysts Bullish Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) After Last Week?

The stock increased 0.46% or $6.8 during the last trading session, reaching $1500.25. About 1.49 million shares traded. (NASDAQ: AMZN ). Beck Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 3.03% of its portfo...

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Cadence Capital Management LLC Takes Position in BP Midstream Partners LP (BPMP)

The stock had a trading volume of 197,607 shares, compared to its average volume of 156,534. Hess Midstream Partners LP's EPS for the trailing 12 months is 0.75. only 40 funds opened positions while 1...

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Why we shouldn't stand for

Why we shouldn't stand for "reasonable" guns laws

Almost all of the arrests have been of students who posted a threat on social media, such as Facebook or Instagram. The unfortunate events of February 14 at Stoneman Douglas High School in the city ...

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CLOSING BELL: Markets tumble in wake of new USA tariffs

CLOSING BELL: Markets tumble in wake of new USA tariffs

Booking Holdings Inc, formerly known as Priceline, added 6.8% after reporting upbeat quarterly profit, helped by higher hotel bookings, while off-price apparel seller TJX jumped 6.9% after posting upb...

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Chelsea's Conte fears Man City will be stronger next season

Chelsea's Conte fears Man City will be stronger next season

And I understand that Wenger would likely remain if he guided them back to the Champions League , but if not then the situation would be looked at - although even if they don't win the Europa, it is ...

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The Hostess Brands (TWNK) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.11

The Hostess Brands (TWNK) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.11

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 76.18% of the company's stock. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Janus Henderson Group Plc, which owns 9,012,380 shares of the stock...

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PNB fraud case: Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Choksi

PNB fraud case: Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Choksi

The state lender in January uncovered the alleged fraud in which several bank officials were suspected of colluding with jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi to issue fraudulent letters ...

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LLC Boosts Holdings in EnLink Midstream Partners LP (ENLK)

About 222,596 shares traded. It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. Michael Blitzer decreased its stake in Ebay Inc (EBAY) by 16.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. T...

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Candidates likely to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Just seven months later that optimism has given way to the harsh realities of winter and the realization that both Conte and Wenger could be out of a job at the end of the season. Most people left ...

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IShares US Financials (IYF) Declines 1.23% for Mar 2

IShares US Financials (IYF) Declines 1.23% for Mar 2

Tower View Investment Management & Research LLC bought a new position in iShares Russell 3000 ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $5,513,000. Mar 1 is a negative day so far for iShares G...

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Year-end losses hurt Foot Locker shares

Year-end losses hurt Foot Locker shares

Shares of Foot Locker are also plummeting, as traders react to a fourth-quarter same-store sales miss. Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March 2nd. Cibc B...

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FedEx Bucks Trend, Says It's Sticking With NRA

FedEx Bucks Trend, Says It's Sticking With NRA

Others, including FedEx , are staying put. Jena and co-author Andrew Olenski, now a doctoral student in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, hypothesized that firearm use would decli...

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Under-fire Senator Michaelia Cash screens herself from the media using whiteboard

Under-fire Senator Michaelia Cash screens herself from the media using whiteboard

Labor has called for Senator Cash to resign as result of her comments on Wednesday and for her office's involvement in the leak of information about a raid on the AWU offices past year, which Senator ...

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S&P, Dow Snap 10-Month Winning Streaks

S&P, Dow Snap 10-Month Winning Streaks

The Dow Jones industrial average , trading marginally lower before Trump's announcement, deepened its loss on the day to 153.86 points, or 0.61 percent, in response. Patterson Companies fell to the ...

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Trump plan for tariffs draws backlash at home and overseas

Trump plan for tariffs draws backlash at home and overseas

In his run to the presidency, Mr Trump argued vociferously that increased foreign production, especially by China , had driven down prices and hurt USA producers. "Xi's actions will only play into ri...

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Suntrust Banks Inc. Buys 6815 Shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)

Suntrust Banks Inc. Buys 6815 Shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)

Archford Capital Strategies Llc acquired 13,687 shares as Toronto Dominion Bk Ont Com New (TD)'s stock declined 12.05%. Addenda Capital Inc increased its stake in Toronto Dominion Bk Ont (TD) by 4.9...

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