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The White House says Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider whether imports of cars and trucks and automotive parts threaten US national security. The United States imported 8.3 million vehicles in 2017 worth $US192 billion, including 2.4 million from Mexico, 1.8 million from Canada, 1.7 million from Japan, 930,000 from South Korea and 500,000 from Germany, according to USA government statistics.
  • Ocado Teams Up With Kroger: What The Analysts Said

    Ocado Teams Up With Kroger: What The Analysts Said

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    The Kroger partnership represents the fourth agreement Ocado has made during the past six months, although this represents its first foray into the USA market. Then came Canada's Sobeys in January, again boosting Ocado's shares by 28%. The shares, which have more than tripled in value over the previous year, were changing hands for 925p each, up 68% on the day.
  • Tencent shares gain on record earnings in Q1

    Tencent shares gain on record earnings in Q1

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    Smartphone game revenue soared while PC gaming revenue was flat as PC gaming users fell. With strong cashflows and a huge customer base in excess of one billion users, Tencent has been aggressively seeking out start-ups with good potential and boosting their chance of success by providing funding support as well as customer traffic.
  • Trump on 'animals' comment: 'I'm referring to the MS-13 gangs'

    Trump on 'animals' comment: 'I'm referring to the MS-13 gangs'

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    Trump made the controversial remark during a roundtable with law enforcement officials from California. A law that forces the release of illegal immigrant criminals, drug dealers, gang members, and violent predators into your communities. She says the president was "very clearly referring" to members of the violent MS-13 street gang who enter the country illegally in his remarks. U.S.
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    Nanoco's (NANO) "Purchase" Rating Restated at Peel Hunt

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    Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has declined 3.54% since May 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.77% the S&P500. J Sainsbury plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom.
  • Walmart Reports Better-Than-Expected Q1, Boosted by Online Sales

    Walmart Reports Better-Than-Expected Q1, Boosted by Online Sales

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    With more than 300 million tech-savvy millennials, India is an enticing market for Walmart . A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock . As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -3.99 Percent. Walmart (NYSE: WMT ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th.
  • Struggling to agree on government pact, Italy's League turns on EU

    Struggling to agree on government pact, Italy's League turns on EU

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    Bloomberg's John Follain reports on the talks between Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio and League chief Matteo Salvini . Berlusconi, 81, has warned the 5-Stars are unsafe for Italy and its democracy. Yields on benchmark USA bonds rose on Thursday to their highest level in about seven years, pushing the US dollar to a four-month peak against the yen, while oil prices eclipsed $80 a barrel for the first time since November 2014.
  • Senate Democrats get votes to advance Net neutrality save

    Senate Democrats get votes to advance Net neutrality save

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    Edward Markey, D-Mass., that would reverse the FCC's decision . "Nonetheless, a bipartisan coalition of consumer groups, legal advocates, civil rights organizations and so-called ordinary people demonstrated the power of political organizing over moneyed interests and successfully petitioned the Senate to thwart the FCC's massive giveaway to Big Cable".
  • Iran gasfield proves too hot to handle for Total

    Iran gasfield proves too hot to handle for Total

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    Germany, France and the United Kingdom have vowed to stick with the nuclear deal and they're talking to Iranian officials about how to protect the economic benefits it offered Tehran. The deal also restarted foreign trade and investment flows into Iran. But the reach of the USA financial system, the dominance of the dollar and the presence of European companies' operations in the United States all weaken any potential EU counter-measures.
  • Flood immerses roads, cars as heavy rains soak Frederick Co

    Flood immerses roads, cars as heavy rains soak Frederick Co

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    Forecasters say rainfall over the last few days has totaled from 1.5 to over three inches south of I-96. The river may still be above flood stage as late as next Monday morning. Flash flooding can not be ruled out, but the primary concern is flooding of small streams and low-lying areas, according to the weather service alert.
  • Superman Actress Margot Kidder Dies Aged 69

    Superman Actress Margot Kidder Dies Aged 69

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    While an entire generation was first introduced to Kidder with Superman in 1978 and its sequels, she was an incredibly appreciated part of the horror film community as well, and became a powerful advocate of mental health over the course of her life.
  • Kia to launch diesel mild hybrid Sportage SUV later this year

    Kia to launch diesel mild hybrid Sportage SUV later this year

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    Kia's new 'EcoDynamics+' powertrain reduces the amount of Carbon dioxide emissions it produces by supplementing acceleration with elector power from an additional 48-volt battery. The mild hybrid system will eventually expanded for use beyond just diesel engines, which means that we'll likely see it bolted onto a gas engine in the U.S.in the not too distant future.
  • Here's when: Vodafone boss to stand down after 10 years

    Here's when: Vodafone boss to stand down after 10 years

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    This is reflected in the guidance alongside full-year results for low-to-mid single digit organic growth for the year ahead. The Vodafone Group Plc Board conducted a succession planning process that involved the detailed assessment of potential internal and external candidates.
  • Petrol, diesel prices start buzzing soon after Karnataka elections

    Petrol, diesel prices start buzzing soon after Karnataka elections

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    Similarly, in Delhi the petrol price touched Rs 74.80 a litre , while diesel prices stood at Rs 66.14. According to experts the three oil marketing companies - Indian Oil Corp, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd- together suffered losses of around Rs 1,500-1,700 crore due to the steep rise in prices.
  • Here's what happens next with Seattle's $275-per-employee head tax

    Here's what happens next with Seattle's $275-per-employee head tax

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    Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders. The homelessness report commissioned by the local Chamber of Commerce, which was written by McKinsey and Company , said that local governments need to be spending between $164 and $214 million more to fulfill the region's homelessness needs.
  • PRIMARY: Voter turn-out normal for primary election

    PRIMARY: Voter turn-out normal for primary election

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    Supreme Court and a federal panel dismissed GOP challenges to toss out the redrawn map, which was put in place by the state's highest court. Early Voting: Those without a vote-by-mail or absentee ballot can vote in-person from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Elections Office, starting May 7th.
  • Nigeria Senate increases 2018 budget estimate

    Nigeria Senate increases 2018 budget estimate

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    NAIJ.com gathered that the presentation of the report was seconded by the chairman, Senate committee on public accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide representing Edo south. Also, capital expenditure was up from N2.42 trillion to N2.86 trillion, while debt service was also increased to N2.20 trillion from N2.01 trillion.
  • Home Depot's Sales Miss Suggests Cooling Housing Market

    Home Depot's Sales Miss Suggests Cooling Housing Market

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    Shares of HD opened at $177.39 on Monday . HM Payson & Co. lifted its holdings in The Home Depot by 88.2% during the 3rd quarter. (NYSE:HD). Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas reported 133,779 shs stake. Earnest Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of The Home Depot during the fourth quarter worth approximately $108,000. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $65.28.
  • American Airlines updates support animal policy

    American Airlines updates support animal policy

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    The changes, which will go into effect on June 1, include requiring a minimum of 48 hours' notice that the support animal will be flying and proper documentation to allow the airline to contact the passenger's mental health professional for confirmation.
  • Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged

    Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged

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    On Monday, company's shares fell 3 percent to close at $291.97. Amid the manufacturing problems, senior Tesla executives have departed or cut back work. "This is false", Musk wrote. "It certainly needs to be better and we work to improve it every day, but ideal is the enemy of good", Musk tweeted .
  • Retailer Gap apologises for T-shirts with 'incorrect' map of China

    Retailer Gap apologises for T-shirts with 'incorrect' map of China

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    It was unclear if the shirts in all of Gap's markets worldwide would also be destroyed. As the New York Times points out, companies like Delta Air Lines, Marriott, and Zara have also been called out for failing to recognized Taiwan , Hong Kong, and Tibet as sovereign to China, instead referring to them as separate countries.
  • Valeant shares surge 5% on Q1 revenue beat, higher guidance

    Valeant shares surge 5% on Q1 revenue beat, higher guidance

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    Andra Ap holds 0.06% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc has a 12 month low of $10.57 and a 12 month high of $24.43. Cetera Investment Advisers acquired a new position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in the fourth quarter worth approximately $208,000. More interesting news about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International , Inc.
  • Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

    Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

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    That store opened to the public in January. "Come join Amazon Go and help our customers get good food, fast!" the listing reads. All one needs to use the store is an Amazon account, a supported smartphone, and the free Amazon Go app. To combat overloading the tracking system, customers occasionally are asked to wait outside if a maximum number of shoppers is reached. Technical limitations encountered during testing with employees show that it would be hard to implement the tracking system on a ...
  • Gas prices have risen in Wyoming

    Gas prices have risen in Wyoming

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    The average price in Michigan is $2.93 - 7 cents more than last week and 52 cents more than a year ago, according to Dearborn-based auto club AAA Michigan. Gas prices across Florida rose nearly 10 cents in the past week, according to a new report from AAA. As of Sunday afternoon, the Colorado average was $2.72 a gallon, which is the cheapest in the Rockies region.
  • Xerox ends merger with Fujifilm in victory for shareholders

    Xerox ends merger with Fujifilm in victory for shareholders

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    But Carl Icahn and another major Xerox shareholder opposed the transaction, claiming Fujifilm had undervalued the American company. The activist investors have also said they are unhappy with the current structure of the joint venture, and settlement creates uncertainty concerning potential changes to a business that accounts for almost half of Fujifilm's revenue.
  • Woman slams into back of truck on Bangerter Highway

    Woman slams into back of truck on Bangerter Highway

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    As for the fire truck and its driver, not much damage was encountered. The roads were wet in a light rain. The Palo Alto, Calif. -based company insists that the Autopilot is not a fully autonomous mode, and drivers should keep their hands on the wheel and the eyes on the road at all times.