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Alaskan oil well leaking gas

The damage to the well is extensive: it has risen three or four feet out of the ground and its pressure gauge has been severely damaged, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) on Saturday. The ADEC also said that two leaks have been identified at the well, one near the top and one further down the well assembly. Back in 2009, a pipeline spilled some 1,100 barrels of crude in a BP-operated field. Read More

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Rouhani Enters Iran Election Race Focused on His Economic Record

Rouhani Enters Iran Election Race Focused on His Economic Record

Iran's election is a complex process that is partially managed and partially reflects the popular will. Ahmadinejad previously said he would not run and would support his former Deputy Hamid Baghaei, who also registered on Wednesday. Ebrahim Raisi , a hard-line cleric close to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has filed to run in the May presidential election. Rouhani, who has yet to formally register to run for reelection, signed an agreement with world powers to limit Iran's uranium ... Read More

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Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park

As the Braves battled the San Diego Padres Friday night inside SunTrust Park, Braves fans who could not score tickets to the game milled around the Battery , the mixed-use development just outside the stadium. Jim Johnson came on in the ninth for his second save. "I've always tried to pitch relaxed and be in a good place when it's my turn", Colon said through a translator. Read More

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App-based taxi drivers on strike in Delhi on Tuesday

App-based taxi drivers on strike in Delhi on Tuesday

On Monday, New York's Taxi and Limousine Commission announced a proposal that would allow passengers using auto services that only accept only credit cards to tip the driver using their card. In three major USA markets - Denver, Detroit, and Houston - Uber drivers earned less than $13.25 an hour after expenses in late 2015, BuzzFeed News reported past year. Read More

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Tax preparation companies open for last-minute tax filings

Check (and recheck) to make sure you have all the documentation you need . "It turns out that you have to charge the rich more to bring in the revenue you need, or you have to raise other taxes ". Specifically, not filing your return or getting that extension will cost you 5% of your unpaid tax bill per month, up to a maximum of 25%. So after filing for an extension, try to calculate as best you can whether you have paid enough in estimates or withholding to cover what you expect to owe. Read More

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Delta Air Lines to offer $10K for bumping

The move was made in hopes to prevent incidents like the one that erupted this month on a United Airlines flight. In a staff memo, Delta revealed that from yesterday, gate agents have been given greater flexibility to handle overbooked flights, including a bigger budget to offer passengers who give up their seats. Read More

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United: Airline will not use police to remove passengers

United: Airline will not use police to remove passengers

He had said, "Those (Gulf) airlines aren't airlines". The airline also won 4 other awards including Best Major Airline - Middle East & Africa, Best Economy Class, Best First Class and World's Best Airlines - Top 10. United had previously described the flight as overbooked. During the incident, passengers allegedly heard the doctor say he could not delay his journey because he had appointments with his patients scheduled for the following day. Read More

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Just the Facts on Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Continues to Hold Position in Caterpillar Inc . FMR LLC now owns 15,763,049 shares of the company's stock worth $1,461,865,000 after buying an additional 3,228,098 shares during the last quarter. The business had revenue of $9.57 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.87 billion. Caterpillar had a negative net margin of 0.17% and a positive return on equity of 13.44%. Read More

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ITV PLC reiterated as Buy By Liberum Capital

ITV PLC reiterated as Buy By Liberum Capital

A number of equities analysts recently commented on AUTO shares. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. The Company is involved in traditional over the counter betting on football, horse and greyhound racing, as well as, other sports and by machines. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 30th will be paid a dividend of GBX 30.17 ($0.38) per share. Read More

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Hot Stocks Report: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), OFG Bancorp (OFG)

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.03" was first published by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News. The correct version of this story can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/16/occidental-petroleum-oxy-receives-daily-news-impact-score-of-0-03.html. Read More

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McMaster: North Korea's provocations 'can't continue'

US Vice President Mike Pence continued his 10-day trip to Pacific nations Monday by visiting an American military base in South Korea just a few hundred meters south of the tense border with North Korea (DMZ). He has repeatedly said if China, North Korea's dominant trading partner, is unwilling to do more to pressure the North, the US might take the matter into its own hands. Read More

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Canada's Government Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Recreational marijuana usage has been legalized in some form in 26 states and the District of Columbia, and three more are set to join this year, but Canada would be the first Group of Seven country to do so nationally. Health Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canada Border Services Agency and the Department of Public Safety would be responsible for enforcing the regulations. Read More

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Ecuador council to recount 1.3 million votes cast in presidential election

Ecuador council to recount 1.3 million votes cast in presidential election

In a statement issued late Thursday, the electoral council said it approved a "recount of the votes corresponding to the disputed tallies" to be held on Tuesday. "Once again, the National Electoral Council has proved itself loyal to the populist government of President Correa". "We reiterate that due to legality and legitimacy effects, we are going to open the ballot boxes determined in the legal-technical report to show the country the truth". Read More

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Manchester United 2 Chelsea 0: Mourinho's men blow title race wide open

Manchester United 2 Chelsea 0: Mourinho's men blow title race wide open

One of the big discussion points of the game was whether Rahsford's rampant running to go with his goal, and how it made United so much livelier, should justify getting into the team ahead of the rested Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Mourinho insisted he took no extra satisfaction from beating his old club Chelsea , even though he pointed at the Manchester United badge on his chest following the final whistle. Read More

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Scorpion stings passenger on United Airlines flight

Scorpion stings passenger on United Airlines flight

The video of Dr. Dao being dragged off a United flight has many calling for a boycott of the airline. Writing for Forbes , Laura Begley Bloom said that, flying NY to Florida during storms last week, she, her husband and their daughter were bumped three times in total, receiving $1350 a head for the first flight, $1300 for the second, and $1000 for the third. Read More

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YouTube Debuts YouTube TV in 5 Cities, Includes Free Chromecast

YouTube Debuts YouTube TV in 5 Cities, Includes Free Chromecast

You'll be able to watch YouTube Red Originals as well. YouTube TV's FAQ section explains that subscribers will receive an email about the free Chromecast after the trial period ends and you make your first monthly payment. A few of the confirmed channels include ABC, CBS, ESPN, FX, USA, Disney, Bravo, and MSNBC. At present it is available only in the big metros in the United States - New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Read More

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Tesla's next trick will be an electric semi truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk himself acknowledged on Twitter that his company's stock price was overvalued. While Musk didn't specifically mention anything about the role that autonomy will play with the company's upcoming truck models, the master plan notes that "as the technology matures, all Tesla vehicles will have the hardware necessary to be fully self-driving". Read More

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United Airlines CEO: We won't drag passenger off plane anymore

United Airlines CEO: We won't drag passenger off plane anymore

Footage from the incident shows Dao, bloodied and dishevelled, returning to the cabin and repeating: "Just kill me". The head of United's parent company has scrambled to contain the damage to the carrier's reputation. Bridges, posted a video on Facebook. Spokeswoman Megan McCarthy said Wednesday that the passengers can take the compensation in cash, travel credits or miles. Read More

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Wall Street's Charging Bull sculptor wants Fearless Girl statue removed

A statue of a girl facing the Wall Street Bull is seen, as part of a campaign by U.S. fund manager State Street to push companies to put women on their boards, in the financial district in New York March 7, 2017. The statue was installed by investment firm State Street Global Advisors to highlight efforts to get more women on corporate boards. Wall Street's Fearless Girl has spent weeks in a staring match with Charging Bull , and the bull blinked first. Read More

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Apple added to self -driving test permit list

She, however, added that Apple could be a "major player" in the autonomous vehicle industry. By no means does this confirm an " Apple Car", in fact the permit granted to Apple covers the use of Lexus RX450h vehicles. Google and Uber have them, and the latter also started testing self-driving cars with its Pittsburgh customers late past year. The company was "excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation", it said at the time. Read More

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Lawyer: Dragged Passenger Will Need Reconstructive Surgery

David Dao, the 69-year old Kentucky physician yanked off the fully booked flight after refusing to give up his seat for a crew member, sustained injuries and may need surgery , according to his attorney. United spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin said the policy change is the first step of an ongoing review of what happened. The airline is emphasizing that it will also no longer ask law enforcement to evict passengers that do not pose a security threat. Read More

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United passengers to be fully reimbursed

United passengers to be fully reimbursed

Paul Callan, a civil and criminal trial lawyer in NY, said the public outcry over Dao's treatment would likely push the airline to a quick and generous settlement. Royal Jordanian Airlines also joined in on the trolling, tweeting what looks like a no smoking poster that reads: "We would like to remind you that drags on our flights are strictly prohibited by passengers and crew". Read More

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The Ooho water container (Crowdcube / Skipping Rocks Lab)

The Ooho water container (Crowdcube / Skipping Rocks Lab)

With many cities around the world struggling to dispose of vast numbers of used plastic water bottles, the biodegradable "Ooho balls" have begun quenching the thirst of consumers at special events in San Francisco and London . For those of you who are unsure about this eco-friendly product, Ooho has a gelatinous membrane which is made using a mixture of sodium alginate (seaweed extract) and calcium chloride. Read More

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Police Search Underway For Stolen Baby Koalas Missing In Queensland

Police Search Underway For Stolen Baby Koalas Missing In Queensland

They need medication and are too little to be on their own. Beatty said it's possible kids now on school holidays could have taken them "in some sort of misguided prank". Mr Beatty said those responsible for taking the joeys could face animal cruelty charges under the Animal Care and Protection Act. Police have urged those who took the joeys to call the RSPCA for assistance or to hand them in at their nearest police station immediately. Read More

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