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Nigeria reopens Abuja airport after six-week shutdown - airport authority

Nigeria reopens Abuja airport after six-week shutdown - airport authority

Buhari said that he looked forward to such display of inter-agency cooperation and efficiency in the operation of the entire Federal Government machinery. "Here we are today; we set out to achieve that target and we achieved it". Spokesman for Air Peace, Mr. Chris Iwarah, also said the airline would resume Abuja flights on Wednesday, while commending air travelers for keeping faith with the airline and making a huge sacrifice to ensure fix of the runway of the Abuja airport. Read More

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State jobless rate ticks up to 3.6 percent, remains below US

Mills said the unemployment rate drop could lead to an increase in wages as the employment market becomes more competitive and employers have to fight to attract a dropping number of qualified workers. The number of Coloradans participating in the labor force increased by 52,600, total employment increased 64,000, and the number of unemployed decreased 11,400. Read More

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Schaeuble Says Greece to Blame for Delays in Bailout Program

Schaeuble Says Greece to Blame for Delays in Bailout Program

Greece announced on Friday a budgetary surplus (excluding debt charges) of 3.9 percent of GDP in 2016, in line with a target set by Europeans. It is no coincidence that German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble noted in Washington that over the last couple of years, Greek government deficit forecasts are more realistic than those of the International Monetary Fund. Read More

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United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing

While he asserted that he took full responsibility "for making this right ", he said that his organisation will review and update their policy on overbooked flights by the end of April. The company is now conducting a review of its policies on overbooked flights - with details expected later this month. "It was a system failure across various areas", Munoz continued. Read More

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Toyota testing hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi truck

Toyota testing hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi truck

Toyota rates Project Portal's outputs in excess of 500kW of power and nearly 1800Nm of torque providing comparable outputs to the production Kenworth's mid-range inline six-cylinder turbo diesel engine range, with a relatively small 12kWh battery holding reserve power to ensure the hydrogen prime mover meets US Class 8 heavy duty truck regulations. Read More

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US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

Those sanctions prohibit US businesses from providing goods, services, or technology to five Russian energy companies, including Rosneft , the country's largest oil company - freezing the partnership with Exxon. Exxon holds licenses to drill for oil in Ukrainian and Romanian waters of the Black Sea. The companies calculated the single well could produce around 750 million barrels of oil in its lifetime. Read More

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Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

And the prime minister says he will continue to protect Canada's agriculture producers, including the supply management system, as he tries to engage in "fact-based" conversation with the US administration on a variety of trade irritants. Trudeau said the system, known as supply management, "works very well" in Canada. Reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement was a central campaign promise while Trump was running for President. Read More

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Trump Confident China Working `Very Hard' to Rein in North Korea

Trump Confident China Working `Very Hard' to Rein in North Korea

North Korea is the foreign policy crisis that never goes away. Punishment and purges are the consequences for party leaders who can not bring in funds from China, according to Lee. But Trump wants Xi to do more. One can see why the Trump administration would want to do things a little differently. "They are not living up to the spirit of the agreement, I can tell you that", Trump said. Read More

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US seeks help for dismantling financial networks of terror: Treasury Secretary

US seeks help for dismantling financial networks of terror: Treasury Secretary

The panel, known as the worldwide monetary and financial committee (IMFC), is set to release the final statement later on Saturday in Washington during the spring meetings of the global Monetary Fund and World Bank. Shortly after inauguration, Trump signed executive orders withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and calling for a re-work of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Read More

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Oil slides more after U.S. settlement on API inventory report

Despite a drop in USA crude stocks last week, an unexpected 1.5-million-barrel build in gasoline stocks drove prices more than 3.5 percent lower on Wednesday. Brent for June settlement fell 83 cents, or 1.5%, to $54.06/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. $60 barrel prices would allow for additional investment in the global energy sector, without allowing the United States' shale producers too much additional financial leverage to undo the effects of the output cuts. Read More

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Russia Tried To 'Infiltrate' Trump Campaign Through Advisers

Russia Tried To 'Infiltrate' Trump Campaign Through Advisers

The FBI has evidence which suggests that Russian Federation tried to recruit aides close to President Donald Trump in order to infiltrate his election campaign, according to a report Friday. Page said he was confident that he had never discussed with Russians any information about hacked emails that may have proven decisive in November's presidential election. Read More

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Bill introduced to ban removal of passengers

Earlier this week, the video was shared on social media by one of the plane's passenger who had seen the incident. United employees had a passenger, Dr. They were able to board another flight the following day and make it to Costa Rica in time for their wedding on Thursday. Police at airports in the New York City metropolitan area are taking a hands-off approach when it comes to removing passengers from overbooked flights. Read More

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Kyle Busch fastest in Saturday's first Cup practice

Kyle Busch fastest in Saturday's first Cup practice

With the best average finish (9.5) at Bristol, youngster Chase Elliott comes into this weekend just looking for a victory. To say Jones is excited to make his official Bristol Cup debut is an understatement. Knoxville native Trevor Bayne, who finished fifth in the Food City 500 past year, will line up 12th Sunday . And given the path Jones took to get where he is today in the NASCAR Cup ranks, his background could very easily be a big asset in Sunday's race . Read More

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Ontario set to slap foreign buyers tax to cool Toronto property market

Ontario set to slap foreign buyers tax to cool Toronto property market

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa seems like a pleasant person, but he reminds us of a used vehicle salesman whenever he's selling his upcoming budget. London and NY have shown that rent controls are a disincentive to building new units, because they curtail the potential return on investment for pension funds and other investors in these kinds of developments, said the business group's CEO. Read More

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Apple receives permit in California to test self-driving cars: DMV

Companies testing self-driving cars must keep logs of disengagements, or times when the auto had to be taken out of self-driving mode for safety or other reasons. After a five-page letter last November from Steve Kenner, Apple's director of product integrity, to NHTSA, the company was under increased speculation that they would enter into the competitive self-driving space. Read More

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Trump orders steel probe

Trump orders steel probe

At the signing, Trump said: "Steel is critical to both our economy and our military". The White House has called for an investigation into whether the United States is in peril due to an over-dependence on foreign steel. Canada and another trade pact, the North American Free Trade Agreement, were among Trump's targets at the ceremony. The United States has not used Section 232 since 1995, when the creation of the World Trade Organization provided other channels to crack down on ... Read More

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United won't remove seated passengers from overbooked flights anymore

United, which is undertaking an audit of its practices, already amended some policies, saying it will require employees to be booked at least 60 minutes prior to departure. Hype, born Collin Nigel McPherson in the Spice Island of Grenada, has released a skit on the incident on Social Media, under the theme, what would have been the reaction if United had tried to remove a West Indian from its flight. Read More

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Mortgage Rates Drop to 5-Month Low With 30-Year at 3.97%

Mortgage Rates Drop to 5-Month Low With 30-Year at 3.97%

The rate was 4.28 percent a week earlier. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 2.85 percent. The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 3.10%, compared to 3.18% last week. Thirty-eight percent said they would fall, 38 percent said they would hold steady and 24 percent said they would rise. "Mortgage rates are now at the lowest levels for 2017". Read More

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Kansas regulators reject $12.2B Westar sale to Great Plains

The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/04/20/research-analysts-set-expectations-for-great-plains-energy-incorporateds-q1-2017-earnings-gxp.html. Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Great Plains Energy by 140.0% in the fourth quarter. Read More

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Ascent Resources Plc (AST) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities

NMC Health PLC has 204,285,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 1928 giving NMC Health PLC a market capitalisation of 3.94B GBp. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, January 8 by Investec. 10,091,348 shares of the company were exchanged. Creative Planning stated it has 300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Over the last 30 and 90 trading days the company share price has increased 20 points and increased 134 points respectively. Read More

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So Many Millennials Are Living at Home, But They Aren't Burnouts

So Many Millennials Are Living at Home, But They Aren't Burnouts

Census Bureau . A full third of young people between the ages of 18 and 34 are living at home, these millennials are putting off marriage , and young men are falling behind economically. "In 1975, there was one predominant adult milestone - family formation - that people largely experienced during their 20s", the report concluded. The study found that the big focus of people between 18 and 34 has shifted from those priorities to getting an education. Read More

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Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers back June 8 election

May, who had taken charge as Prime Minister just weeks after Britain's voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, had repeatedly dismissed the idea of an early election. In contrast, nearly all the MPs in May's Conservatives party (325 out of 330) voted for the early election. Labour's Corbyn made clear he'll focus on May's dramatic decision to reverse her position on an early election as a sign she won't keep her promises. Read More

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Green Investment Bank sold to Australian firm

Green Investment Bank sold to Australian firm

At the same time, pension funds and other big infrastructure funds are increasingly targeting renewable projects, taking advantage of the growing demand for investment to fund these often-expensive projects. Slaughter has been acting as the lead adviser for the GIB, with the magic circle firm's team led by corporate partner Nilufer Von Bismarck, alongside competition partner Isabel Taylor, who advised on state aid matters. Read More

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How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

Critics say the programme has been hijacked by staffing companies that use the visas to import foreigners who will work for less than Americans. "The department fully supports the U.S. Trump's visit to Wisconsin takes him to the congressional district of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who won't be joining the president because he's on a congressional trip visiting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. Read More

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Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

Deputies with the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office traveled to the area and confirmed the vehicle belonged to Cummins. Cummins was placed into federal custody Friday morning. He now faces federal and state charges, including one federal count of transportations of a minor across state lines for the goal of criminal sexual intercourse and state charges of sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. Read More

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North Korea Says Don't Mess With Us As US Plans Next Move

North Korea Says Don't Mess With Us As US Plans Next Move

South Korea's military said earlier the North seems all set to conduct what would be its sixth nuclear test at its Punggye-ri site in its northeastern region anytime on the leadership's decision. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about Iran and North Korea after reading a statement at the State Department, on April 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Read More

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South African President Jacob Zuma: Protesters racists

South Africa has recently got poor poor credit rating by Standard & Poor's and Fitch, an assessment that has sunk the value of rand by more than 10 percent against dollar. The president now retains the support of a ruling party facing an internal revolt against the president. Zuma has come under fire in recent days - including from within his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party - after he sacked the widely respected Gordhan. Read More

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Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Forensic experts investigate the crime scene after a fatal shooting in which a police officer was killed along with an attacker on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris , France, Friday, April 21, 2017. ISIS has since claimed the attack, but the French authorities say they don't have a connection of the shooter to ISIS yet. The assailant was shot dead. Read More

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