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It was a week filled with late-breaking news unflattering to President Donald Trump , who much of the network's audience supports. The NBC-owned network led by "The Rachel Maddow Show", now the No. MSNBC finished first in the key 25-54 demographic and in total viewers against its cable news rivals last week for the first time in its 21-year existence, according to Nielsen Research.
  • US May Soon Ban Laptops In Cabins On Flights From Europe

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    The original ban, and any extension of it to include flights originating from other regions of the world, is based out of a fear that terrorists have developed the ability to create powerful bombs that could be concealed inside larger electronic devices.
  • Boeing halts test flights of new plane over engine issue

    Boeing halts test flights of new plane over engine issue

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    CFM is the joint venture between United States firm General Electric and French-based Safran. Boeing stated that the LEAP-1B engines were thoroughly inspected throughout more than 2,000 hours of testing, during which time the company did not experience any problems.
  • S African court orders Zuma to explain shock cabinet reshuffle

    S African court orders Zuma to explain shock cabinet reshuffle

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    This ruling was as a result of a legal action filed in April by the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party against the reshuffle that saw five ministers lose their jobs including former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Ramaphosa usually publicly backs Zuma and his criticism of Gordhan's sacking was a sign of deepening divisions in the ruling African National Congress that are likely to worsen until the party elects a new leader in December.
  • Now, Baba Ramdev eyes 'fast food chain' to take on McDonald's, KFC

    Now, Baba Ramdev eyes 'fast food chain' to take on McDonald's, KFC

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    Mr Balkrishna said, "In Nagpur, construction of production facility is underway in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) which will cater to exports. In dishwash segment, we have about 35 per cent market share", he said. At Rs 825 crore, Patanjali's hair oil sales are higher than that of key player Bajaj Corp. In fact, he advised some Yoga exercises for officials from traditional FMCG brands in India, as he said, "Turnover figures will force MNCs to go for kapalbhati (a breathing exercise)".
  • Energy shares lead world stock losses on volatile oil price

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    Oil's decline was in step with other commodities including industrial metals such as copper, which has been hit by concerns over Chinese demand. The main emerging currencies were all on track for weekly losses and MSCI's closely-followed EM stocks index hit a 10-day low.
  • Google to pay $334 million to settle Italian tax dispute

    Google to pay $334 million to settle Italian tax dispute

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    Italy has done a search for money and come up with 306 million euros from Google . Other European countries have also accused Google of avoiding taxes by booking income earned in higher-taxing markets through its Ireland unit, where taxes are lower.
  • Federal Bank soars to new high on huge volumes on robust results

    Federal Bank soars to new high on huge volumes on robust results

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    The net interest income increased by 10 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis to Rs 5,962 crore during the quarter under review from Rs 5,404 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2016. Several public sector banks have been struggling to cope with rising bad loans and higher provisions to cover for a risk of defaults. Marathe said the bank will focus on growing its retail credit and bad loan recoveries to turn the situation around.
  • UFC creates fourth weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

    UFC creates fourth weight class for women, adding 125-pounders

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    Plans for a new weight class will surely come as good news to dozens of fighters now on the roster - contenders who were either too small to compete at 135 pounds, but too big to compete at 115. The one glaring hole on the UFC's roster for the last several years has been the absence of a women's flyweight division. The decision comes hot on the heels of a featherweight class being launched in February where Germaine de Randamie was crowned the inaugral champion when she won a controversial ...
  • US trade deficit narrows in March

    US trade deficit narrows in March

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    Imports grew 1.7 per cent to $47.11 billion on higher inward flows of metal and non-metallic mineral products, particularly unwrought gold from Japan. On the service part, Exports of services increased $0.4 billion to $64.7 billion in March, at the same time imports of services decreased less than $0.1 billion to $42.9 billion in March.
  • Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies

    Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies

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    Her friend Kathy Goos, also of Northampton, who showed up carrying a sign reading "Alternative Energy Not Alternative Facts", agreed, calling climate change "our premium, No. Speakers included a lobsterman, a solar company owner and members of the Penobscot Nation tribe. Democratic Party Senator Bernie Sanders led a march of some 3,000 in Vermont.
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

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    Last year, Cooper reported earning $59 million, or $1.05 per share, on sales of $649.8 million. Net sales for the company dropped $7 million compared to a year ago. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $20.42 on the company shares. The P/E ratio was recorded at 7.53.The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 1.50% and observed of 2.15% in the previous month.96.60% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 0.30%.
  • Yahoo's chief Mayer to receive $186m golden parachute from Verizon sale

    Yahoo's chief Mayer to receive $186m golden parachute from Verizon sale

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    The money, detailed in a 429-page document sent to shareholders, includes the value of shares already owned, outstanding share options, a "golden parachute" payment, cash payments and medical benefits. Mayer admitted that year the company had only started investing in mobile in 2013 and was "late" and "behind". If you're a 90's kid then you're aware of the importance of Yahoo in your life at one point in time.
  • AT&T unexpectedly loses postpaid subscribers in first quarter

    AT&T unexpectedly loses postpaid subscribers in first quarter

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    AT&T did not disclose updated sub numbers for DirecTV Now, the OTT TV service it launched last November, but noted that DirecTV Now gains helped to offset its decline in linear TV subscribers . Adjusting for $0.18 of costs for amortization, merger- and integration-related and other items, earnings per diluted share was $0.74 compared to an adjusted $0.72 in the year-ago quarter.
  • Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

    Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

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    Instead, Internet service providers would take a voluntary pledge not to discriminate online and the Federal Trade Commission would investigate any alleged violations of the pledges. A broadband provider could potentially decide to change its net neutrality policy after notifying customers. President Donald Trump, who appointed Pai as the FCC's chairman, has also criticized the regulations.
  • French Jews anxious over Le Pen's success in presidential vote's 1st round

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    Fillon conceded defeat and urged voters to back Macron, saying Le Pen would bankrupt France if elected. Right up until the first-round vote, pollsters thought the race was too close to call between Macron, Le Pen, Republican Francois Fillon, who took 19.9% of the vote, and far-left Jean-Luc Melanchon, who took 19.6%.
  • PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

    PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

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    PPG is raising its offering to 61.50 euros per share and 0.357 shares of its common stock. Amsterdam-based AkzoNobel said April 24 it had received " a third unsolicited and conditional proposal from PPG" to buy all outstanding share capital of the company.
  • In Syria Turkey bombs Kurdish forces, many reported dead

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    The two regions have become "terror hubs", the Turkish army said, with the PKK frequently using these areas to channel militants, weapons, bombs and ammunition into Turkey. The YPG said in a statement: "This treacherous attack has led to the death and wounding of a number of our comrades". A Turkish security official, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with Turkish government protocol, said the airstrikes are believed to have killed around 200 Kurdish militants, including some senior ...
  • Ryan Palmer: Palmer nets third straight top 6 @ Texas Open

    Ryan Palmer: Palmer nets third straight top 6 @ Texas Open

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    Chappell regained his form on the back by birdieing three of his last five holes to shoot a 3-under 33 on the inward nine. Grace, who was the leader here after a first-round 66, shot a 70. John Huh , who was paired with Chappell for the final round, struggled with a five-over 77 to finish in a five-way tie for 22nd place at two under.