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US, Russia at 'low point' after no breakthrough in Moscow

The feuding also played out at the United Nations, where Russian Federation was expected to veto a Security Council resolution to bolster calls for global inquiries into the chemical attack. The meetings Wednesday "represent a continuation of our communications and discussions and dialogue that began in Bonn", Tillerson said, referring to a G-20 summit on February 16. Read More »

Jaguar unveils four-cylinder F-Type

The new 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder Jaguar F-Type is a lighter, more athletic, less expensive, most enthusiast-focused version of the British sports vehicle yet. In all cases, and as discussed extensively in relation to the Porsches, that's a lot of money for a vehicle with a four-cylinder motor, no matter how powerful and equivalently fast by the spec sheet. Read More »

Bayern out to be Real's 'bete noire' again

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Ancelotti was in charge of Madrid between 2013 and 2015, winning the Champions League in his first season at the club, but the Italian does not think his familiarity with Madrid and his former assistant Zidane is necessarily a boost for Bayern. Read More »

After trade secrets, Uber and Waymo now fight over nature of arbitration

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Levandowski subsequently went on to co-found self-driving truck company Otto , which Uber acquired past year for $660m. Levandowski is now in charge of developing self-driving cars at Uber. Boehmke worked alongside engineers who came from Tyto Lidar LLC, a company that joined Uber with Levandowski. Uber insists that its own lidar system was developed by a different team, using a different beam pattern, and leveraging different know-how. Read More »

BlackBerry awarded $815 million over royalties dispute with Qualcomm

While the specific details of the agreements are unclear, the arbitration decision seems to support the notion that Qualcomm does at times overcharge for royalties. They were fighting over whether Blackberry's royalties to Qualcomm should be included in an agreement that caps some licensing payments. It is the settlement of a case against Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) for royalty overpayments. Read More »

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day

The company reported its last quarter on 12/31/2016. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 22nd. Analysts predict that BlackBerry will post $0.03 EPS for the current year. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)'s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 4142.45m. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 7.48% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 8.93%. Read More »

Easter quirk holds back March inflation rate

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ONS deputy national statistician Jonathan Athow said inflation remained steady in March because food, drink and clothing prices all went up, while air fares dropped slightly compared to previous year due to the timing of Easter. Those are the lowest figures since 2014, says the BBC . ONS senior statistician David Freeman said: "A joint record employment rate and a new record high for the number of vacancies point to continued strength in the labour market". Read More »

California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax

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Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and Asm. When infrastructure falls apart, it signals dysfunction in state government, said Barbara O'Connor, a communications professor emeritus at Sacramento State University who directed its Institute for the Study of Politics and Media. Read More »

Celebrations as Grand National victor returns home

Emily was screaming on with us and Logan was clapping because we were clapping. "There was never a doubt he wouldn't ride the horse as long as he was fit enough". One of 10 children brought up by their father after their mother died in a auto crash, she said from an early age she would ride the victor of the "race that stops a nation". Read More »

EU regulators approve Fox plans to buy Sky

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The commission said the two companies were active "in different markets" in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy and the United Kingdom - the five European Union countries where pay-TV broadcaster Sky operates. 21st Century Fox's proposed £11bn takeover of Sky "would raise no competition concerns" according to European Commission competition authorities. Bradley has given Ofcom a 40-day timetable to investigate, and expects to receive its report by May 16. Read More »

GST Bills passed in Rajya Sabha without amendments

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Parliament today passed four legislations to pave the way for roll out of the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) from the target date of July 1. The compensation law provides a legislative backing to the centre's promise to compensate the states for five years for any revenue loss arising out of GST implementation. Read More »

NY lawmakers want budget vote, Cuomo says there's no deal

State lawmakers have finally come to an agreement on a new state budget. "What is happening right now is ridiculous", said Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers. The compromise now floating about Albany waiting for a final deal would leave the decisions up to local experts, such as social workers, to decide on a case-by-case basis, the official said. Read More »

Markets Right Now: US stocks are off to a mixed start

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At the time of writing, the stock had reached $173.55. About 990,338 shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.18% the S&P500. L Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Alpha One's scale. boosted its stake in shares of Constellation Brands by 0.4% in the third quarter. Pittenger And Anderson accumulated 700 shares. (NYSE:STZ) for 6,520 shares. Read More »

Germany Proposes Bill That Would Fine Social Networks

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Proposed legislation to be considered by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet on Wednesday omits a line that had been included in the draft legislation which said such a fine could be imposed after just one incident, the German magazine said, citing a copy of the proposal. Read More »

Belinda Biafore: Women's wage gap still a drag for them, families, economies

Women in America now earn 83 cents for every dollar earned by men doing the same job, according to the latest analysis by the Economic Policy Institute. If women get paid 20 percent less, here's a 20 percent discount to mark that day. A number of new state laws and local ordinances have been enacted in the a year ago that limit how an employer can use an applicant's current pay to establish starting pay. Read More »

Trump talks up orders on trade, but neglects to sign them

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The findings of the examination will be used to take "necessary and lawful action to end those many abuses", Trump said. China, Japan and other countries with which the United States incurs hefty deficits will be subject to the review, ordered just ahead of the first summit between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this week and the first round of a high-level economic dialogue between the United States and Japan later this month. Read More »

EU's Donald Tusk Lays Out Terms For 'Confrontational' Brexit Talks

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Prime Minister Theresa May today reached out to the European press to strike a tone of friendship and send out a message that Britain's exit from the EU was not an attempt "to do harm" to the bloc. But the draft negotiating guidelines released Friday set out a " phased approach " to the talks from the EU27. One possibility may be to set Britain a goal of showing it is getting on with agreeing the outline divorce before allowing trade talks to start. Read More »

US boost sanctions pressure on NKorea over nuclear program

Ties between the two countries have worsened recently as North Korea continues to expand its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Trump said he'll discuss North Korea and the scope for cooperation when he hosts the Chinese leader. President Donald Trump says that the United States is prepared to act alone if China does not take a tougher stand against North Korea's nuclear program. Read More »

Who gets to ask questions at the White House briefing?

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During the latest White House press conference, press secretary Sean Spicer told the room that Trump will "totally stop all the whistleblowing". So when they say, 'Oh, the House committee - it's dysfunctional.' No, it's a dysfunctional chairman. Read More »

U.S. stock indexes wavering between small gains and losses

The S&P 500 index closed down 5.34 points, or 0.2%, at 2,362.72, with financial and telecom stocks weighing on the index. The Nasdaq Composite Index pared gains to finish flat at 5,911.74. "The core PCE price index slipped from 0.3% to 0.2% month-on-month, while personal spending and income fell to 0.1% and 0.4% respectively". The next one to gain significantly is S&P 500 that has the potential to close around 5.8 percent higher on a year-over-year basis. Read More »

April Kicks Off With Wintry Mix of Snow and Sleet

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It's probably going to snow. The harder it snows, the better chance we have of it accumulating. Main Impact: Travel may become hard with snow covered and snow packed roads. The first mostly sunny day will be on Thursday , when temperatures are expected to rise to about 63 degrees. Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, but dry. Read More »

Gibraltar will be 'even more British' after Brexit, says chief minister Picardo

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In its opening negotiating position on Brexit, the European Union has said whatever deal is negotiated, it will not apply to Gibraltar without Spain's agreement. "We have been firm in our commitment never to enter arrangements under which the people of Gibraltar would pass under the sovereignty of another state against their wishes, nor to enter into a process of sovereignty negotiations with which Gibraltar is not content", she told parliament. Read More »