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Alabama's Freedom Caucus members split on GOP health plan

Alabama's Freedom Caucus members split on GOP health plan

Now they hold the fate of President Donald Trump's agenda in their hands. Meadows admitted he's done some "self-critiquing" lately, but said this isn't the end of the debate. I am going to vote against it though. "Members of the Freedom Caucus are committed to their constituents and their conservative values". However, most analysts feel if they remove this then insurance companies will simply end up not covering these things or have high plans to cover them. Read More

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County unemployment rate rises again

County unemployment rate rises again

Keyes had a rate of 14.3 percent in February, down from the 14.6 percent in January. In February 2017 IL surpassed its previous jobs peak from September 2000. After leading the nation in job growth in January, however, Florida lost jobs. That was the county's highest rate since January 2015 (4.4 percent). Read More

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Hogan demands Brazilian firms linked to rotten meat scandal are 'immediately delisted'

Some of China's largest food suppliers have pulled Brazilian beef and poultry from their shelves after a probe into corruption involving Brazil's health inspectors and accusations that rotten products were sold. It takes a month or longer for meat from Brazil to reach Asian ports, so cargoes already loaded are now in limbo. He said, "I want to emphasise that the products subject to recall are processed meat products only, as Trinidad and Tobago has never issued permits to import raw beef or ... Read More

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Ex-'RHONJ' star Kim DePaola's vehicle linked to double murder

In this truly unusual story, two badly burned bodies were discovered in an Audi registered to Kim and regularly driven by her son Chris Camiscioli . TMZ also reports that Chris is extremely concerned after being unable to contact his friend. While the victims inside the vehicle have not been identified, Anderson's mother Michele Ryerson told the television station that she believed one was her son. Read More

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USA stocks mixed, still on pace for yet another winning week

USA stocks mixed, still on pace for yet another winning week

A 0.1 percent gain in technology and a 0.3 percent gain in financials helped stem overall losses. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.53 percent from 2.50 percent late Wednesday. The dollar index which measures its strength against a basket of major currencies saw its biggest one-day fall in two months on Wednesday and the euro, consistently resistant to dollar strength since November, jumped by the most in nine months. Read More

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Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into murder of CPI(M) leader

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into murder of CPI(M) leader

The judges also ordered suspension and initiation of disciplinary proceedings against senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer S.M.H. Mamata defended her ministers and said that the BJP is behind the sting operation . The High Court gave the order after hearing three Public Interest Litigations requessting for an independent investigation in the controversy that emerged previous year in March when the Narada News portal uploaded some video footages purportedly showing some Trinamool ... Read More

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Arkansas Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent

This year's rate of 4.6 percent was an improvement over 2016's rate of 5.0 percent. The unemployment rate in Arkansas lowered to 3.8 percent in January 2017, according to data from the U.S. December's unemployment rate was revised downward to 3.3 percent from 3.4 percent, part of the normal revision process, the labor department said. While the jobless rate is at its second-lowest lowest level since 2007, but still would have to decline further to approach the modern-day lows that were set ... Read More

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Why Is Elon Musk Gambling Millions Of Dollars On Batteries?

Why Is Elon Musk Gambling Millions Of Dollars On Batteries?

Lyndon Rive, who heads Tesla's battery division, said in an interview with Australia's AFR that the company was capable of delivering the battery packs thanks to increased production at its gigafactory in Nevada. The Tesla CEO said he can update the country's electrical grid within 3 months to prevent future energy blackouts. But Turnbull's 2013 election win resulted in the tax on carbon being cancelled and the new government lowered its targets for how much energy will be drawn ... Read More

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Take a look at Starbucks first-ever spring cups

Take a look at Starbucks first-ever spring cups

Sadly, the coffee containers won't be around for very long as they are debuting on March 16 and going away a few days later. They actually now come in a sky blue, bright yellow and pale green. "After the gray days of winter, there's nothing quite like those first few bursts of color that indicate the arrival of springtime", reads the Starbucks press release. Read More

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(FNSR) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance

(FNSR) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance

The stock is now showing its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.9 Percent. Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More

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To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 quake

To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 quake

The study conducted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, examined the Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon systems which were earlier believed to be unconnected. The last major quake to strike along the Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon fault zone was in 1933. The findings raise concerns since a powerful natural disaster can have a major impact on the affected regions, which include the most densely populated parts of California. Read More

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Are Traders Stacks up now on Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

Are Traders Stacks up now on Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

During the fourth quarter of 2016, Dicks Sporting Goods has repurchased approximately 0.6 million shares of its common stock at an average cost of $54.06 per share, for a total cost of $29.7 million. 12/28/2016 - Dick's Sporting Goods Inc had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc . The company has PEG ratio of 1.33 and price to cash ratio of 42.54. Read More

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Eurozone inflation at 2% makes Draghi's job more hard

Eurozone inflation at 2% makes Draghi's job more hard

Inflation accelerated to 2 % in February from 1.8 % in January. However, that acceleration was mostly down to a 9.2% rise in energy and a 5.2% rise in food prices over the year. In December, ECB President Mario Draghi said he would extend the current QE programme past the original cut-off date in March until at least December 2017, despite tapering it slightly from €80bn a month to €60bn. Read More

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US Home Prices End 2016 On High Note, Case-Shiller Says

US Home Prices End 2016 On High Note, Case-Shiller Says

The cities of Portland and Seattle showed the fastest increase, with average home prices increasing more than 10 percent from the year before. The lowest increases were in Washington , D.C., at 4.2 percent and NY at 3.1 percent. While the Fed has begun to ratchet up rates, mortgage rates are still at historical lows, with a 30-year fixed rate mortgage hovering around 4.2%. "New home sales at 555,000 in 2016 are up from recent years but remain below the average pace of 700,000 per year ... Read More

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US GDP Advanced 1.9% in Final Quarter of 2016

Showing its utter resilience, Indian economy has defied the anticipated impact of currency ban in third quarter of current fiscal year. The numbers released today show that growth decelerated to 7.0 per cent in October-December quarter even as sectoral data reflected minimal impact of demonetisation on account of a sharp rise in agricultural growth and a pickup in manufacturing sector growth. Read More

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Le Pen aide charged in European Parliament jobs probe

Shunned by European leaders over her party's stance on immigration and its anti-EU message, Le Pen aimed to boost her global credibility with her first visit to a foreign head of state, President Michel Aoun . Dr Helbert said the snub would help Le Pen gain more favour among female voters. Le Pen's comments provoked criticism on the issue of her support for Assad. Read More

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): Thoughts on the Momentum

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): Thoughts on the Momentum

Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 20.85, and it's gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's payout ratio is now 58.87%. For the quarter ending 10/27/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of 0.65 while the company provided its Actual EPS of 0.77 showing a difference of 0.12 Percent between the Estimated and Actual EPS. Read More

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