• Blumenthal, Murphy Vote To Preserve Net Neutrality Rules
Blumenthal, Murphy Vote To Preserve Net Neutrality Rules

The Senate passed the bill 52-47, with three Republicans and two independents joining Senate Democrats to approve the bill. The new rules, which are now set to go into effect on June 10, would no longer prevent Internet service providers from prioritizing their own content, or that of their partners, through so-called "fast lanes".

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  • Leinster Looking For 4th European Title This Evening
Leinster Looking For 4th European Title This Evening

The former England lock, who played in both the 2003 and 2007 World Cup finals, says that even those huge fixtures did not make him as nervous as his first European Cup final. "These are his last games - there's a lot to play for". While a rich Racing do have players from over nine nationalities to choose from, Cullen's Cup-winning side boast t...

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  • Ireland Is Through To The Eurovision Final
Ireland Is Through To The Eurovision Final

On stage were representatives of 19 countries, but only ten of them will fight in the final, which will take place this Saturday. On Friday another Australia will face off against Norway, Romania, Serbia, San Marino, Denmark, Russia, Moldova, The Netherlands, Georgia, Poland, Malta, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, Montenegro, Slovenia and Ukraine for th...

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  • Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) To Join Bidding For 21st Century Fox
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) To Join Bidding For 21st Century Fox

After months of negotiation, they settled on a $52 billion acquisition, where Disney would acquire most of Fox's assets. "At the margin, the news may be seen as negative for investor sentiment on Sky as it may limit Comcast's ability to counter-bid should Fox raise its offer for Sky ", UBS said.

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  • Federal Reserve holds rates, on track for June interest rate hike
Federal Reserve holds rates, on track for June interest rate hike

They had raised the rate.25 percentage point at their last meeting in March - the second hike in four months - and signaled two more small hikes were coming this year. - The MSCI Emerging Market Index fell 1 percent, the biggest drop in a week. The FOMC vote was unanimous, and the next such meeting is scheduled for June 12/13.

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  • Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Stake Increased by Dock Street Asset Management Inc
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Stake Increased by Dock Street Asset Management Inc

Farmers National Bank who had been investing in Intel Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $245.72 billion market cap company. Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $295.66 million and $246.36 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) by 39,334 shares to 43,234 shares, value...

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  • Amazon to open a new Vancouver office in 2022
Amazon to open a new Vancouver office in 2022

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Amazon jointly announced Monday that the online retailing giant will add 3,000 employees to its Vancouver operation. "Tech talent and investment are coming to our country in record numbers, and companies like Amazon are bringing even more energy, vision - and thousands of good jobs - to Canada", he sai...

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  • Canadian markets run by TMX Group close early due to technical problem
Canadian markets run by TMX Group close early due to technical problem

TMX today experienced an internal technical issue affecting service on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), TSX Alpha Exchange (Alpha) and Montreal Exchange (MX), beginning at 1:37:25 pm on MX and 1:39:13 pm EDT on TSX, TSX V, and Alpha.

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  • Ford cancels all sedans and hatchbacks for U.S. market
Ford cancels all sedans and hatchbacks for U.S. market

Notably, this doesn't mean we won't get Ford's promised hybrid-electric trims for some of its most popular models. Ford estimates that by 2020, SUVs can be up to half of the total retail market in the United States, and that's why he puts $7 billion in investment capital from your business tradicionnyh cars in the SUV segment.

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  • United States economy expanded by 2.3% in Q1 2018
United States economy expanded by 2.3% in Q1 2018

In the fourth quarter, real GDP increased 2.9 percent . The government will publish its snapshot of first-quarter GDP on Friday at 8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT). Minutes of the March 20-21 meeting published earlier this month showed policymakers "expected that the first-quarter softness would be transitory", citing "residual seasonality in the data, and ...

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  • ME sheriff's deputy investigating robbery fatally shot
ME sheriff's deputy investigating robbery fatally shot

A Somerset County's sheriff's deputy was shot and killed early Wednesday morning in Norridgewock . "Our thoughts are also with all of Maine's law enforcement community as they mourn the loss of their colleague, and we pray for their continued safety".

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  • Shire (SHPG) Given a $186.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada
Shire (SHPG) Given a $186.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

On Friday, April 20 the stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG ) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 20. Shire shares slipped 0.8 percent to 39 pounds by 0850 GMT, well below Takeda's 49 pounds offer, signaling scepticism about the deal as Tak...

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  • Weekly NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) Ratings
Weekly NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) Ratings

The performance of the stock over the past seven days has increased by 0.35%, over the past one-month price index is 4.59% while over the last three months is -0.86%. (NYSE:NEE) was sold by Sieving Charles E. 5,093 shares were sold by Arechabala Miguel , worth $803,691. Pacad Investment Limited invested in 400 shares.

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  • US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks
US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks

The International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday that trade tensions between the USA and China and some other countries could erode the confidence that is vital for global growth. But German central bank chief Jens Weidmann said the G20 officials all agreed trade must benefit all countries. The US and China have proposed imposing tariffs of $50...

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  • New ant species explodes to fight off intruders
New ant species explodes to fight off intruders

Unsurprisingly, this results in immediate death, but rupturing their body wall releases a toxic, sticky liquid from their glands that then either kills the enemy or fends them off from the rest of the colony. Alice Laciny and her colleagues have published their remarkable findings in the journal ZooKeys . Members of the research team, which cons...

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  • Amazon, Best Buy partner to sell Fire smart TVs
Amazon, Best Buy partner to sell Fire smart TVs

In recent years, the TV industry has been moving more toward having operating systems embedded into the TVs themselves instead of relying on extra devices to provide access to streaming content, said Stephen Baker, an analyst with the NPD Group.

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  • ZTE terms U.S. ban 'unfair,' says it endangers company's survival
ZTE terms U.S. ban 'unfair,' says it endangers company's survival

However, as the DOC enacted the ban because ZTE did not reduce bonuses and failed to reprimand 35 key employees by the deadline they were given, the company may not have much of a leg upon which their argument can stand. Backstory: A trade war could be brewing, with tit-for-tat tariffs being applied by the U.S. and China, spurred by Donald Trump's...

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  • Amazon Prime Membership Is 100 Million Strong, Beating Analyst Estimates
Amazon Prime Membership Is 100 Million Strong, Beating Analyst Estimates

The big numerical reveal on Wednesday was Amazon .com Inc. finally spilling the beans on the number of Prime members (more than 100 million ). For a consumer-friendly Amazon , the achievement is a "material positive" as Prime members spend almost double that of a nonmember each year, wrote Aegis Capital analyst Victor Anthony.

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  • Starbucks employee's 911 call released after controversial arrest of 2 black men
Starbucks employee's 911 call released after controversial arrest of 2 black men

Starbucks will close the stores May 29 to offer the training to 175,000 employees, reported the New York Times . Police have released the 911 call that led to the arrest of two Black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks Thursday, April 12.

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  • Macron calls for European sovereignty
Macron calls for European sovereignty

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday France will contribute 50 million euros (43.5 million pounds) towards urgent humanitarian aid for Syria following a meeting with a group of non-governmental organisations (NGO) in Paris. Mr. Macron only has a year to change the dynamic before European Parliament elections, which in the past have yie...

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  • Tax Day 2018: Where to find freebies and deals
Tax Day 2018: Where to find freebies and deals

Preparing your tax returns may not be the most enjoyable effort - and that has companies trying to ease your pain with some Tax Day deals. Hooters: Free kids meal for children 12 and under with adult purchase of $10 or more. The deals for Tax Day 2018 include free food (including breakfast sandwiches at Hardee's ), discounts on paper shreddi...

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  • SRH bowlers produce impressive show, restrict KKR to 138/8
SRH bowlers produce impressive show, restrict KKR to 138/8

KKR had reached 52-1 from the seven overs before a rain delay, during which Robin Uthappa (3) was given out caught behind to Bhuvneshwar on review, and Rana became the first man in this year's event to hit Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan for six.

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  • Russian aluminium giant Rusal faces market meltdown after USA sanctions
Russian aluminium giant Rusal faces market meltdown after USA sanctions

The Kremlin slammed the sanctions. The measures affect the seven oligarchs, 12 companies they own or control, as well as 17 senior Russian government officials. On Friday, Deripaska described the United States sanctions as "groundless, ridiculous and absurd". The sanctions also hit Norilsk Nickel , whose shares were down 16 percent.

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  • Nadal crushes Zverev; Spain reaches semis
Nadal crushes Zverev; Spain reaches semis

Nadal is aiming to clinch his 23rd straight rubber and set the record for the longest Davis Cup winning streak, combining singles and doubles rubbers. The hip injury that forced Nadal, 31, out of the Australian Open in January hasn't totally subsided, but one wouldn't have guessed it after he notched an impressive straight-sets win over Kohlschreib...

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  • New auto registrations fall by fifth as diesel is written off
New auto registrations fall by fifth as diesel is written off

Despite the sizeable fall, March 2018 is still the fourth biggest on record for new vehicle numbers. Sales of diesel cars have plummeted in the United Kingdom as "economic and political uncertainty" over the government's air quality plans are dampening confidence, according to the motor industry's trade body.

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