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Predators frustrated but confidence not shaken

Predators frustrated but confidence not shaken

Despite holding a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final , Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan says his team needs to stick to its identity after being outplayed for large swaths of the first two games of the series. "Your game kind of changes a little bit". And it was once again led by the baby-faced son of a coach who has no problem shouldering the responsibility of playing alongside star Sidney Crosby . Read More

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PPG walks away from S$41 billion bid for paintmaker Akzo Nobel

PPG walks away from S$41 billion bid for paintmaker Akzo Nobel

However, the Dutch company had "consistently refused to engage" and therefore "we believe it is in the best interests of PPG and its shareholders to withdraw our proposal to AkzoNobel at this time". The Amsterdam-based AkzoNobel has in recent months rejected three takeover offers from PPG, the last of which would have valued the company at around €24.6 billion (RM118.4 billion). Read More

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Corby lands in Australia, media goes into meltdown

Corby lands in Australia, media goes into meltdown

Prosecutor, Ida Bagus Wiswantan, gave Corby a second chance despite her refusal to admit she was guilty, The Daily Telegraph reports . "To each and every one of you, you are appreciated". Drones buzzed overhead as the Polisi vehicles drove past, blue lights flashing, in the narrow Denpasar street. Corby was declared "healthy" and "well" ahead of her deportation. Read More

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Gregg Allman dead at 69

Allman's percussive Hammond B-3 organ playing helped anchor the Allman Brothers' rhythm section and provided a chuffing counterpoint to the often heated musical interplay between his brother and the band's other lead guitarist, Dickey Betts . Read More

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U.S. extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief but introduces new sanctions

U.S. extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief but introduces new sanctions

Referring to Iran as "the number one terrorist state", the US president said the Middle Eastern country supplies money and weapons to terrorist groups. Although oil sales have rebounded since the deal came into effect in January 2016, Iran's continued exclusion from the global banking system has prevented it from signing much needed trade and investment deals with Europe and Asia. Read More

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England gets 1st win in 20 years at U20 World Cup

England gets 1st win in 20 years at U20 World Cup

Martinez went on to have a shot that was deflected and saved by Freddie Woodman. Shin said the players will have to be more focused for their next match. Paik was also the goalscorer against Guinea as he notched the team's third. However, a quality performance saw the Young Lions take Argentina apart, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin giving England the lead. Read More

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The Coca-Cola Company Posted gains of 0.27% in the Last Trade

The Coca-Cola Company Posted gains of 0.27% in the Last Trade

Starfire Investment Advisers Inc. increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 3.6% in the third quarter. CWM LLC now owns 6,398 shares of the company's stock valued at $271,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares in the last quarter. Equities analysts expect that The Coca-Cola will post $1.88 EPS for the current fiscal year. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd. Read More

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McConnell: I Recommended Merrick Garland for FBI Director

McConnell: I Recommended Merrick Garland for FBI Director

Two in 10 Americans (22 percent) oppose it. Although Trump tweeted Tuesday that he had an "absolute right" to brief Lavrov, some lawmakers have warned that the episode could have serious repercussions for relations with key partners. House Speaker Paul Ryan expressed hope, through a spokesperson, for a "full explanation" from the administration as to what had happened. That won't happen either, though, because Trump's goal in firing Comey was to make the FBI's Russian Federation ... Read More

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Tax increase expected in Charleroi School District budget

Tax increase expected in Charleroi School District budget

That's an increase of 12.41 percent over previous year, due entirely, school officials say, to a change to record debt service expenditures in the general fund as recommended by the comptroller's office. One agenda item, addressing the open board member position, was however postponed until after two separate closed door Executive Sessions which were held at the end of the board meeting. Read More

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South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up

South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up

The company is also setting up a production facility in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. But after it expanded in Gujarat there had been talk that major investors were investing outside Tamil Nadu. Elaborating on some of the upcoming projects, the release said, "France-based PSA Peugeot Citroen , is now planning to set up three manufacturing facilities in Kancheepuram district and Hosur (respectively) at investments worth Rs 3,000 crore". Read More

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Tesla Solar Roof Tiles Available for Pre-Order

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles Available for Pre-Order

As for the final price, Tesla Solar has created a cost calculator (powered by Google's Project Sunroof ) that will give you a ballpark estimate specific to your needs. After that, you can also charge your electric vehicle. It's offering to change your roof tiles to solar panels. The difference in upfront cost is still quite large, leaving it out of reach for those without high incomes, but over time Tesla's energy package is more cost-effective. Read More

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China to allow US beef exports under new deal

China to allow US beef exports under new deal

Donald Trump talked tough on trade with China before his election. "When the Chinese people taste our high-quality US beef , there's no doubt in my mind that they'll want more of it", Perdue said in a statement Friday. Describing the agreement a "herculean accomplishment" Ross claimed that the deal represented the "biggest accomplishment" in US-China trade negotiations "in the whole history of US-China relations". Read More

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ADP Reports 177000 Rise in Private Payrolls

ADP Reports 177000 Rise in Private Payrolls

Last month, you'll recall, this government report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed a paltry 97K new jobs in the US for the month of March. ADP had a big miss in March, however, outrunning the private-sector reading within the government's report by 174,000. "The softness in construction is continued payback from outsized growth during the mild winter", he said. Read More

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Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

President Donald Trump is greeted by Vice President Mike Pence as he arrives to speak at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg , Pa., Saturday, April, 29, 2017. His tone on China-an ally with the USA against North Korea. Asked about the failure of several North Korean missile tests recently, Trump said he'd "rather not discuss it". Read More

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United Airlines changes policy after man dragged from flight

His lawyers said that he suffered a broken nose, concussion and lost multiple teeth. The officers who removed Dr. Dao from the United flight are on leave and the American Airlines flight attendant in last week's incident is grounded. In a phone interview with The Associated Press , Demetrio said the settlement also averts any lawsuit against the city of Chicago . Dao's lawyer praised United for its final reaction. Read More

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Twitter plans to eventually air live video 24/7

Twitter loudly touted its 2016 National Football League deal in press releases and earnings calls last year, so losing it to Amazon the following year wasn't a great look. Noto said: "We think that is a great way to have the programming carried along with you during your day". We have done a partnership with Vizeum and Dentsu Network that will uncover the full spectrum of TV fans on Twitter and discloses the way fan interact with their favorite shows on Twitter. Read More

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Twitter posts strongest growth in monthly users in a year

Investors have piled the pressure on Twitter to grow its user base and the company has responded by moving to diversify its offering through new features including live video broadcasts. Twitter Chief operating officer, Anthony Noto, said that there is a remarkable growth due to the Trump phenomenon in Twitter . Revenue fell 8 percent year-on-year to United States dollars 548 million, as advertising revenue declined 11 percent to USD 474 million. Read More

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U.S. FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

U.S. FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

Comcast Company is the parent company of NBCUniversal. Pai has now issued a proposal to repeal that reclassification, called Title II, raising alarms among net neutrality advocates and throughout the tech industry. Is it possible for the commission to enact net neutrality protections under a lighter regulatory regime this time around? But opponents of the repeal say that there is no reason to remove the classification, and that competition amongst the USA service providers has thrived ... Read More

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