• US Federal Reserve vote 9-1 to hike interest rates
US Federal Reserve vote 9-1 to hike interest rates

Asked what they saw as the main near-term risk to the economic outlook, six each cited President Donald Trump's evolving policies on trade and on taxes and spending as the main threat, while two pointed to the strength in the USA dollar. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.58 percent from 2.60 percent. Assocham said...

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  • BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) Up 7.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) Up 7.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Oppenheimer Holdings has a "Outperform" rating and a $85.00 price objective on the stock. We still expect segment outperformance at DRI's core mass-market brands. The goal of adding 12 cents a share to earnings next year excludes the initial costs of the integration, the company said. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th...

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  • Judge considers plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines
Judge considers plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines

The mediated agreement will be reviewed by U.S. District Judge David Lawson in a hearing on Tuesday. A settlement agreement allocates tens of millions to replace Flint's damaged water service lines. Flint is getting the money it wants to replace pipes that contributed to the city's water crisis, but it's not enough to persuade Vicky Jones to st...

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  • Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge
Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge

In The Trump Administration's clash with the worldwide community, G-20 finance chiefs rowed back on a pledge to reject protectionism and maintain an open and inclusive global trade system. But attempts to include such language did not find agreement. Mr Trump and other critics of free trade argue that it can cause jobs, such as in the labour-inte...

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  • Almost 1 Million Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled Nationwide Over Contamination Fears
Almost 1 Million Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled Nationwide Over Contamination Fears

There are a total of 20 OK Food items on the list of recalled products . The OK Foods recall was ordered when consumers reported that they found metal contaminants in the product that they purchased. They have an establishment number "P-7092" in the USDA mark of inspections on the packaging. The recall has been categorized as Class I, which ...

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  • Bank of England to review lending standards as household debt soars
Bank of England to review lending standards as household debt soars

The second, known as the exploratory scenario, tests how banks would cope with increased competition and a bank rate cut to zero. It is an additional stress test to the cyclical scenario - another hypothetical scenario that tests banks' resilience in the event of a severe economic shock, over a five-year period.

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  • Russian PM expects Rouhani's visit to open new page in bilateral ties
Russian PM expects Rouhani's visit to open new page in bilateral ties

Rouhani and Putin plan to hold talks on a range of issues. "The visit of President Vladimir Putin to Tehran has become a new starting point in the development of bilateral relations, and I hope that during this visit to Moscow we will witness another turning point in the development of relations", Rouhani added.

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  • South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70
South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

North Carolina and SC will join Gonzaga and OR at the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona, where the tournament semifinals will be played on Saturday. The senior from Lancaster, S.C., wears No. The Gators built a 7-point halftime lead against SC on the strength of 7 for 12 3-point shooting. The Gators relied on the 3-pointer in the first half, bu...

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  • After late goals broke Panama's hearts in 2013, US returns
After late goals broke Panama's hearts in 2013, US returns

That result no doubt lives long in the minds of Panama's players and fans, but the USA has had a decent history playing on the isthmus, going 2-0-1 in World Cup qualifying. "I think that's the most important thing, to put egos aside and know that we're all here for one sole reason, and that's to get to the end goal, to the World Cup".

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  • US, Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks
US, Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks

Before the conference had even begun, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, spoke out to reject the proposal in the light of current global security threats. Speaking on behalf of UN Secretary-General António Guterres, he also expressed hope that the instrument will also strengthen the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and advance the wo...

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  • Anger as Russian police arrest HUNDREDS at peaceful protest against Putin
Anger as Russian police arrest HUNDREDS at peaceful protest against Putin

Navalny had faced up to 15 days in jail on a charge of organising the protests, which led to more than a thousand people being detained, but instead the court fined him 20,000 roubles (£280). And I strive to be their political representative. "I know that my positions are supported by the people, and if it were an honest election, I'd win", he sa...

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  • Backed fighters reach Islamic-State-held dam in Syria
Backed fighters reach Islamic-State-held dam in Syria

But the fight for the dam, the biggest in Syria, forced it out of service on Sunday, risking unsafe rising water levels. The US-led coalition against IS air-dropped SDF fighters near Tabqa late on Tuesday on the southern side of the Euphrates, and other SDF militia fighters were already present on the river's northern bank.

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  • Iran sanctions 15 United States companies for human rights abuse
Iran sanctions 15 United States companies for human rights abuse

The statement reassures that the Iranian foreign ministry will continue its monitoring of companies, entities, natural and legal persons of American nationality who are involved in the crimes committed by the Israeli regime, supporting terrorism, crackdowns in the countries of the region, or accomplice in destabilizing the region.

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  • Cuomo warns of Affordable Care Act repeal consequences
Cuomo warns of Affordable Care Act repeal consequences

Or, we would be forced to raise state income taxes - either by increasing taxes on all New Yorkers by 10 percent, or if Collins and Faso have their way in protecting only the wealthy, on the middle class by 26 percent. Cuomo said a lawsuit may be necessary as the Collins-Faso amendment would unconstitutionally burden NY state without support from t...

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  • Oil prices decline on rising United States crude inventories
Oil prices decline on rising United States crude inventories

Could still reach the next major downside targets from the 50% retracement level and the red uptrend line, we have also the first warning line (wl1) of the ascending pitchfork that could attract the rate, so the rate could approach the $49.00 per barrel in the coming period.

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  • United Airlines kicks two girls off a flight for wearing leggings
United Airlines kicks two girls off a flight for wearing leggings

Shannon Watts , a mother-of-five from Colorado and founder of movement Moms Demand Action , shared on Twitter Sunday that young passengers boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis were told they could not board the plane unless they changed their outfits.

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  • Oil producers' compliance with deal at 94 percent: Russian Federation
Oil producers' compliance with deal at 94 percent: Russian Federation

Kuwait Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouk, who heads a joint ministerial committee tasked with overseeing compliance to the cuts, said conformity to the reductions could be improved. Earlier this month, Novak said Russian Federation was planning to reach the oil output level cut of 200,000 barrels per day in March, and further reduction of 300,000 barre...

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  • Police explorer saves choking classmate with Heimlich maneuver
Police explorer saves choking classmate with Heimlich maneuver

Someone cracked a joke, Will Olson started laughing and that's when the food in his mouth became lodged in his throat. Brown said he realized he needed to do something when he saw his friend turning blue. "What was actually going through my head was what was my next step if this doesn't work", Ian said. "Today I feel relieved because I know he'...

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  • How Bill Nighy Felt About Returning For Love Actually's TV Sequel
How Bill Nighy Felt About Returning For Love Actually's TV Sequel

How are you celebrating Red Nose Day? Fans have fallen in love with the movie's story telling and the realness that not everything works out as planned. But it's not all good news for the mini sequel. "Our software is offering Comic Relief a way to interact with customers that is unique to this digital out of home advertising channel".

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  • Germany's Haribo to produce gummy bears in USA
Germany's Haribo to produce gummy bears in USA

Located in Kenosha County near Pleasant Prairie - about 60 miles north of Chicago - the facility will provide 400 jobs once it becomes operational in 2020. "This project would not have been possible without the outstanding partnership between the company, state government and local and regional officials, who have worked tirelessly on this project ...

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