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Donald Trump vows to be 'true friend' to NRA

Donald Trump vows to be 'true friend' to NRA

Mike Van Durme, a retired environmental police officer in NY and co-author of a book on hunter safety, said it's been a relief to have a president in the White House who is a gun owner and supportive of gun rights. "We all took an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States , and that means defending the Second Amendment". Trump has described Handel as "incredible" and criticized Ossoff in Friday's speech, accusing the Democratic candidate of supporting ... Read More

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Trump tax plan provides cuts, many unknowns

President Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders and other statements since his inauguration. He said, "I do", three times. It has evolved over the years and now impacts about 5 million households, majority making between $200,000 and $1 million a year.In 2005, Trump himself paid $36.5 million in taxes, mostly because of the AMT. Read More

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Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves

Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves

Markets were therefore particularly upbeat as the accompanying Core Inflation rate, which removes volatile items such as food and fuel surged from 0.7% to 1.2%, suggesting that underlying inflation is beginning to show some improvement. The longer-term inflation expectation was left unchanged at 1.8%. Further supporting the dollar today was a stronger-than-expected reading for the Chicago PMI. Read More

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Google parent Alphabet's profit soars on strong ad sales

Google parent Alphabet's profit soars on strong ad sales

Alphabet chief financial officer Ruth Porat claimed that the fast-rising advertising revenues enabled Google to channel investment into other activities, especially cloud and hardware. That said , advertising continues to be Google's bread and butter. Ad revenues were $21.4 billion, a 19 percent increase over Q1 2015. Google has begun investing in artificial intelligence to better pinpoint objectionable content. Read More

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Oil prices fall following Libyan oil fields restart

Oil prices fall following Libyan oil fields restart

Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by oversupply, but losses were limited by expectations that major exporters would agree to extend production cuts to try to rebalance the market. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation have agreed to cut output by 1.8 million bpd in the first half of the year to tighten the market and prop up prices. Read More

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Trump To Sign Bill Expanding Drilling In Arctic, Atlantic Oceans

Trump To Sign Bill Expanding Drilling In Arctic, Atlantic Oceans

Trump campaigned on a promise to do away with Obama-era environmental protections that he said were hobbling energy development and undermining USA national security without providing any tangible benefits. Reversing Obama's decision to withdraw most Arctic and some Atlantic waters from drilling has no legal justification . It will likely take years to rewrite federal leasing plans and funding for drilling in places like the arctic may hit snags if new drilling rigs aren't competitive against ... Read More

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Trade war looms after USA tariffs and Trump's attack on Canada

Canada is ready to play hard ball with President Trump. Softwood trade has always been an irritant between the two nations and was expected to flare up again after a deal that limited Canada's share of the USA market expired in 2015. She also argued that since much of the Canadian lumber goes towards building homes in the U.S., the tariffs would cause home prices to go up $3,000 to $4,000. Read More

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Analysts Set Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) PT at $20.82

Analysts Set Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) PT at $20.82

One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. In the last quarter, insiders have bought 18,400 shares of company stock valued at $256,868. JP Morgan Maintains Cenovus Energy Inc. If you are viewing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of US & worldwide trademark & copyright law. Read More

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ADMIRAL: The North Korea crisis is the worst I've ever seen

Highlights for U. S. President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday: NORTH KOREA China welcomes an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis, but stresses its opposition to a U. Mr Tillerson is due to chair a UN Security Council foreign ministers meeting on Friday, where he will lobby for existing sanctions against North Korea to be fully implemented to "increase the pressure on the regime", he said. Read More

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US economy likely barely grew in first quarter: Atlanta Fed

Inflation will continue to squeeze the consumer but the outlook for manufacturing and exports has brightened. The economy grew at a 2.1 percent pace in the fourth quarter. The main drag came from the hotels, restaurants and distributions sector, which fell by 0.5%, as increasing prices from rising inflation applied the brakes to retail trade and accommodation services growth. Read More

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New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

But while Greenwood isn't able to speak to her dad one last time, she wanted to give Kenneth Williams' daughter that chance. He killed Boren, stole guns and Boren's truck and then drove away to Missouri. Two of the men died in a double execution Monday, the nation's first since 2000. Prison officials carried out the first of the scheduled executions last Thursday and put two more to death in a rare double execution, the first in the US since 2000, on Monday. Read More

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Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

In an exclusive interview , Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion (£773 million) Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system. "What we are seeking is the same thing China has said they seek - a full denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", he said. "He is a good man, he is a very good man and I got to know him very well". Read More

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TTV Dinakaran's chief ministerial ambitions behind his desperation for 'two leaves' symbol

TTV Dinakaran's chief ministerial ambitions behind his desperation for 'two leaves' symbol

Dinakaran was arrested on Tuesday night following four days of questioning for allegedly attempting to bribe an unidentified EC official to get the undivided AIADMK's "two leaves" election symbol for his faction. Reports say the money trail may take the team to Bengaluru and Kochi. On April 26, Dinakaran was remanded to five days in police custody. Naresh was apprehended at the Delhi Airport for his alleged involvement in "illegal transfer" of money to arrested middleman Sukesh ... Read More

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Tim Hortons parent's Q1 revenue above estimates at US$1 billion

Tim Hortons parent's Q1 revenue above estimates at US$1 billion

Click to get this free report Restaurant Brands International Inc . Longbow Research raised shares of Restaurant Brands International from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 4th. On 10/24/2016 announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.17 with an ex dividend date of 12/6/2016 which will be payable on 12/8/2016. Read More

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Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) Valuation According To Analysts

Valley National Bancorp (VLY ), a part of Financial sector and belongs to Regional - Northeast Banks industry; ended its day with gain 0.25% and finalized at the price of $11.88. The firm had revenue of $189.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $187.34 million. So is with Valley National Bancorp. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. Read More

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Analyst Research Roundup: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Analyst Research Roundup: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Investors of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a $0.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 9th. A total of 2.52 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 1.19 million shares. Read More

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Nasdaq breaches 6000 mark for first time ever

The Nasdaq Composite Index, known for being a key stock-market gauge of the tech sector's performance, reached another milestone Tuesday when it breached the 6,000-point mark for the first time in its 46-year history. Overall profit for the index is estimated to have risen 11.4 percent - the best since 2011. Comcast rose 3 percent, making it the top stock on the S&P. Read More

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RBS swings to better than expected profit

RBS swings to better than expected profit

Mr McEwan said: "These results reflect very much what we talked about at full year". Net income was 259 million pounds, compared with a loss of 968 million pounds a year ago, driven by lower charges for misconduct. While McEwan is making progress at the bank, the lender faces two major obstacles to a full recovery: A looming USA penalty for the sale of retail mortgage-backed securities and settling European Union antitrust concerns linked to its bailout during the financial crisis. Read More

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Sergey Brin Working On Secret Airship

Sergey Brin Working On Secret Airship

In an email, Brin wrote , " Sorry, I don't have anything to say about this topic right now ". And although the airship is reportedly being developed inside a hangar at the Ames Research Center , near Alphabet's Silicon Valley headquarters, it is not directly part of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Read More

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Trump says he won't pull USA out of NAFTA

Trump says he won't pull USA out of NAFTA

Trudeau made the comments after Trump told him he was thinking about pulling out of the North American Free Trade Agreement and asked for his opinion, said the source, who asked to remain anonymous given the sensitivity of the situation. "He (said on the call) he was very much thinking about canceling and I highlighted quite frankly. that a disruption like canceling NAFTA, even if it theoretically eventually might lead to better outcomes, would cause a lot of short and medium-term pain", said ... Read More

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Trump will renegotiate NAFTA, following talks with Canada and Mexico

And I said, I will hold on the termination; let's see if we can make it a fair deal . I received calls from the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada asking to renegotiate NAFTA rather than terminate. Senior White House officials had spent recent days discussing steps that could be taken to start the process of renegotiating or withdrawing from NAFTA before the end of Trump's first 100 days in office, according to a person familiar with the president's thinking. Read More

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Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

Southwest Airlines has a 52-week low of $35.42 and a 52-week high of $59.68. In the first two months of the year, oil prices traded between $50-$55 per barrel. Shares outstanding are recorded as 618.00 million and total shares floated are 603.43 million. Also, EVP Robert E. Jordan sold 13,939 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 28th. Read More

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