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Japan court finds government and TEPCO liable for Fukushima nuclear disaster

Japan court finds government and TEPCO liable for Fukushima nuclear disaster

The plaintiffs claimed that the Japanese government should have foreseen the tsunami based on a government estimate in 2002 that there was a 20 percent chance of a magnitude-8-level quake occurring within the next 30 years. The government and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party have also pressed Tepco to make a decision on decommission on the No.1 reactor. That apocalyptic forecast came true, with a wave around that height hitting the nuclear power plant in 2011, triggering the reactor ... Read More

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Subway sues Canadian television over chicken claim

Subway sues Canadian television over chicken claim

CBC Marketplace last month said DNA analysis found that Subway's oven roasted chicken was just 53.6% chicken on average and the chicken strips were found to be made of just 42.8% chicken on average, the rest being soybeans. Emma Bédard, public affairs manager for the CBC, said they have seen no evidence that would make them change their minds and said their journalism is sound. Read More

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Liberals take the wrong lessons from the Dutch election

Liberals take the wrong lessons from the Dutch election

But Wilders's party picked up seats and finished second, even after having successfully pushed Rutte to the right over the course of the campaign. Mr Wilders, who campaigned on an anti-immigration platform and wanted to shut mosques and ban the Koran, won a third more seats than at the last election but was thwarted in his bid to become the biggest party. Read More

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Donald Trump once kicked out boy band One Direction, here is why

Donald Trump once kicked out boy band One Direction, here is why

Trump's daughters. 'You wouldn't believe it. Mr Trump phoned the band's manager asking for the meeting, but was told the band were still sleeping. "So we had to leave". It is unclear if Mr. Trump listens to One Direction , Snoop Dogg , or Harris. The couple went public with their romance in February 2016, just weeks after Cheryl announced her split from second husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini after 18 months of marriage. Read More

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Despite Support From Some Conservatives, Freedom Caucus Remains Opposed to Obamacare Plan

Despite Support From Some Conservatives, Freedom Caucus Remains Opposed to Obamacare Plan

The American Health Care Act, crafted by the House GOP but backed by the White House, is in dire political shape as a growing number of hardline and moderate Republicans vow to oppose it. A senior member of the House Budget Committee, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., says: "Oh yeah, there's no question". Mr Trump attempted to rally support for the Republican bill before the CBO report's release. Read More

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GOP congressman to Trump: Apologize for wiretap claim

MARCH 16: The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and House Speaker Paul Ryan, separately say there is no proof of Trump's charge. "I don't want to get into private conversations, but we've made clear to the administration that these claims are ridiculous and should be ignored", the spokesman said. Read More

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UN Council Concern About Rohingyas Blocked by China and Russian Federation

UN Council Concern About Rohingyas Blocked by China and Russian Federation

The UN human rights office had blamed the forces for the mass killings and rape to Rohingya Muslims and burning their villages since October in a campaign that leads to crimes against humanity. The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and were the targets of inter-communal violence in 2012 that killed hundreds and drove about 140,000 people - predominantly Rohingya - from their homes to camps for the internally displaced, where most remain. Read More

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Forex - Dollar still lower vs. rivals amid Fed jitters

A separate report showed that USA retail sales rose 0.1% in February, in line with forecasts. The kiwi dollar fell to 69.73 United States cents as at 8:30am in Wellington from 69.91 cents late yesterday. The single European currency was earlier bolstered by a defeat in Dutch elections of far-right leader Geert Wilders, which eased broader fears of a populist drift in European polls this year. Read More

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Kapil Sharma in love with Ginni!

Kapil Sharma in love with Ginni!

Obviously, his fans went berserk at this single tweet and we were super-excited to see what Kapil has in store for us. We all wish Kapil Sharma a very blissful life with his ladylove . Kapil also directed Ginni in several shows. Currently, she is helping her father in his business. She will help Kapil with his production house. Read More

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Trump budget director dispassionately defends 'fairly compassionate' budget

Trump budget director dispassionately defends 'fairly compassionate' budget

In the budget blueprint , Trump's pr. So, if Donald chose to stay in D.C. for a weekend - y'know, like presidents are supposed to - then the US government could fund its Meals On Wheels program without blinking an eye. The thing is, there actually is evidence that after school programs that provide healthy snacks can help improve students' academic performance, even if only by reducing the generalized stress on kids suffering in poverty and hunger. Read More

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Buy, Sell or Hold? Analysts Approach: Cynosure, Inc. (CYNO), Terex Corporation (TEX)?

Analyst's ratings play a vital role in defining a stock's performance for the day. Therefore, stock prices are sometime established based on the expectations that prospective investors have for the future earnings power of the firm. William Blair also issued estimates for Fairmount Santrol Holdings' Q2 2017 earnings at $0.00 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.04 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.05 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.05 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.08 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.11 EPS, Q4 2018 ... Read More

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Investors Heaps up on Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)

Finally, Argus lowered Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 14th. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright laws. The correct version of this story can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/johnson-controls-international-plc-ordinary-share-jci-downgraded-by-goldman-sachs-group-inc/509727.html. Read More

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A Stack Of David Bowie Stamps Have Been Launched Into Space

A Stack Of David Bowie Stamps Have Been Launched Into Space

Featured stamps included various Bowie album covers with Heroes , Aladdin Sane , Let's Dance , Earthling , Blackstar and more among the stamps launched. The Royal Mail shared an interactive video of the stamps' dizzying ascent into outer space. "Fans who correctly guess where "the stamps that fell to earth" landed can win one of the limited edition first day covers", explains the U.K. Read More

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Wall Street to open higher on Fed's 'gradual' rate-hike outlook

The 10-year Treasury yield fell to 2.50 percent from 2.54 percent late Thursday. The S&P 500 rose 2 points to 2,383, as of 3 p.m. The ECB will decide later whether to raise interest rates before or after ending its bond purchase program, policymaker Ewald Nowotny told a newspaper.The dollar edged 0.1 percent lower to a fresh five-week low against a basket of currencies.DXY. Read More

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Trump on challenged surveillance claim

Reports from British paper The Telegraph and CNN said apologies were offered by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and National Security Adviser H.R. Republican Representative Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania said there was no evidence or proof of Trump's claim and "he should simply retract it and move on". Read More

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Oil extends advance as U.S. stockpiles drop first time this year

Oil extends advance as U.S. stockpiles drop first time this year

US crude inventories dropped by 237,000 barrels last week to 528.2 million barrels, according to the EIA. US gasoline and distillate inventories both enjoyed large draws and fell into y/y deficits. Saudi Arabia has set a near-impossible target to end the current round of OPEC oil-production cuts, indicating that a policy rollover into the second half of the year is a near certainty. Read More

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Zacks Rank on Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) based on Estimated Earnings

This is the current Zacks consensus EPS which was calculated at the time of writing. The score shows the rating on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1=strong buy and 5=strong sell. The stock was trading on above-average volume. A moving average can help cut down the amount of "noise" on a price chart. The stock's 50 day moving average is $0.79 and its 200 day moving average is $1.06. Read More

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What Wall Street is saying about Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST)

What Wall Street is saying about Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST)

RBC Capital Markets' price objective would suggest a potential upside of 26.87% from the company's current price. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $43.27 and its 200 day moving average price is $46.33. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.54% and 2.09%. Out of rating recommendations 5 have given the stock a Buy while 7 recommend the stock as Outperform. Read More

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Police Operation Underway At Paris Airport After Shots Fired

Located 13 km south of Paris, Orly Airport was the French capital's primary airline hub before the opening of Charles de Gaulle Airport, and continues to serve some 30 million passengers annually. In a similar incident, a machete-wielding attacker was shot and seriously injured by soldiers guarding the entrance of Paris landmark Louvre Museum on February 03. Read More

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Budget 2017: Edmonton to get four schools with funding boost

Budget 2017: Edmonton to get four schools with funding boost

During Thursday's budget speech, Finance Minister Joe Ceci said the government may return to balanced budgets by 2023-24 at earliest. "Anyone who says you can get to balance in two years or three years is talking about laying off thousands and thousands of teachers, not moving ahead with school construction, cancelling hospital projects, laying off nurses - that's the only way you balance the budget in the next couple of years", she said. Read More

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NZ dollar adds 0.9% over week after dovish hike from Fed

NZ dollar adds 0.9% over week after dovish hike from Fed

If ever there was a time when the dollar would consolidate and move lower, Wednesday provided the ideal opportunity as the market built in expectations of a more aggressive rate-hike pace, he said. That helped Amsterdam's AEX stock index climb to its highest level in more than nine years, while both Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 hit their highest levels since mid-2015 as fears eased that the euro zone was heading inexorably towards a break-up. Read More

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Trade war will hurt U.S. firms first, China says

Trade war will hurt U.S. firms first, China says

He said he was optimistic about ties, but also warned a trade war would hurt American businesses first. Tillerson is expected to pave the way for the first face-to-face summit between Trump and President Xi Jinping, a meeting that will reportedly be held at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida early next month. Read More

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Bon-Ton posts another annual loss, will close 4 to 6 stores

Bon-Ton Stores Retirement Contribution Plan is the second biggest holder with 2 million shares now valued at 1.39 million whilst Gamco Investors, Inc. was downgraded to "sell" by analysts at Zacks. In the Lehigh Valley, Bon-Ton has stores at the South Mall in Salisbury Township, the Westgate Mall in Bethlehem, in the Palmer Park Mall in Palmer Township and off Hamilton Boulevard in Trexlertown. Read More

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NCAA Tournament: UNC blows past Texas Southern in opener

There were no butterflies in North Carolina's pregame locker room on Friday. "We see it every single day; it pops up on our phone every day, and it's always in your mind now", Berry said. And we want to get back to that because we had so much fun during that run. Jackson was named the ACC Player of the Year, but in the previous four games he was a combined 7-for-31 on 3-point attempts. Read More

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NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) Insider Sells 23674 Shares of Stock

NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) Insider Sells 23674 Shares of Stock

The company has a market cap of $60,739 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 467,581,900 shares. The stock's market capitalization is 61.67B, it has a 52-week low of 110.49 and a 52-week high of 132.63. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear ... Read More

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