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Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

Ottawa's envoy to Washington downplayed talk of growing trade irritants with the USA, a day after President Donald Trump sharply criticized Canada's well-guarded dairy sector. The trade dispute is aff...

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Greece beats a key bailout target for 2016

Greece beats a key bailout target for 2016

Greek statistics office data showed on Friday that the country far exceeded its global lenders' budget demands, with a primary surplus of 3.9 percent of GDP past year. Data released by Greek statistic...

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Bonds Trading 1.4% Higher

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Bonds Trading 1.4% Higher

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -10.2%. The firm earned $4.38 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.34 billion. They now have a ...

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Turkey's supreme election board rejects opposition referendum annulment bid

Turkey's supreme election board rejects opposition referendum annulment bid

Kempf said Tuesday that Turkey "needs a strong business partner in Europe that supports the further economic development of the country". In contrast to the tensions with the EU, Trump called Erdo...

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CP says Ontario will levy 15% tax on foreign home buyers

The province promises to introduce legislation that would enable Toronto and other cities to introduce a vacant home tax on empty homes. "When young people can't afford their own apartment or ca...

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Pence flies to Australia to discuss security, trade

Pence flies to Australia to discuss security, trade

USA vice president Mike Pence said on Friday an attack in central Paris is the latest reminder terrorism can strike anywhere at anytime, and the USA would not relent in its efforts to end terrorism....

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Barkindo: OPEC, non-OPEC nation committed to restore market stability

Gasoline stockpiles climbed 1.54 million bbl last week, surprising analysts surveyed by Bloomberg who projected the Energy Information Administration data would show a 2-million-bbl decrease. Bre...

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United Airline offers compensation, say passengers

United Airline offers compensation, say passengers

Many airlines overbook their flights - to compensate for passengers who do not turn up for the flight- but United's fiasco has led many to rethink their strategy. Is it the policy of United Airlines t...

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Oil well in Alaska shut down after oil spill - still spewing gas

What's more, an earlier statement from the Unified Command Task Force tackling the spill said that the amount of oil leaked was small compared to the amount of gas that is being released. BP Explorati...

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Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor

Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor

In 2013, the then-UK Prime Minister David Cameron had ruled out sending the diamond back. It said that it is a known fact that Kohinoor diamond was duplicitously confiscated by the East India compan...

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Verizon Loses Subscribers in Q1 Despite Return of Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon Loses Subscribers in Q1 Despite Return of Unlimited Data Plans

It has underperformed by 14.86% the S&P500. Net income attributable to Verizon fell to US$3.45 billion, or 84 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from US$4.31 billion, or US$1.06 p...

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BP plc 32.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital

Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 400 ($4.97) target price (up previously from GBX 350 ($4.35)) on shares of Pagegroup PLC in a research report on Thursday, Janua...

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EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Pruitt visited "to discuss cleanup and hear directly from East Chicago residents affected by contamination in their community", the agency said in a press release. "There are proven, low-priced ways t...

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

These range from a foreign buyers' tax , to broadening rent control, to setting deadlines for how quickly elevator repairs must be done. The tax, inspired by similar measures adopted in Sydney, Sin...

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Crude oil eases for second day on rising U.S. inventories

Brent crude, a global benchmark, was down 2 cents, or less than 0.1%, at $55.96/bbl at 4:17 p.m.in Dubai, after falling as much as 0.5% earlier in the day. At the same time, the USA oil rig count ros...

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Oil Slips as US Gasoline Stockpiles Climb, Crude Supplies Drop

Oil Slips as US Gasoline Stockpiles Climb, Crude Supplies Drop

Gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, despite heavier refining activity. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures had risen 31 cents, or 0.61 percent, to $5...

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Young immigrants won't 'rest easy' despite Trump's comments

Young immigrants won't 'rest easy' despite Trump's comments

The children of undocumented immigrants, or "dreamers" as they are called, say they are anxious President Donald Trump may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and are fearfu...

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Trump voices support for Democrat Baldwin's 'American' bill

This valuable program requires a global mindset to appreciate - it's the opposite of the " America First " sloganeering President Donald Trump often favors. It's meant for jobs requiring specialty ski...

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New women complain about harassment from Bill O'Reilly

Lewd comments, verbal abuse, phone calls and unwanted advances were some of the allegations made against O'Reilly. Those are two of the outstanding questions now that Fox News has canceled "The O'Re...

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At least 3 dead in Venezuelan protests

Of these, 33 people had multiple injuries, 10 with asphyxiation symptoms "as a result of tear gas" used by the police forces to disperse the protest, and 14 with "fainting and stress-related problems"...

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