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The United States also fired 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield on April 7 in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack. The U.S. Treasury said the Syrian agency, described as a medical and agricultural study center by the regime, was responsible for developing and producing "non-conventional weapons and the means to deliver them".
  • Five reported dead in midday Queens blaze

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    ABC7 is planning on streaming their comments live here. "I seen the flames coming out of the roof". "The monies are going to allow the park to continue to grow and improve", said Jordan Patch, who started the 20-acre zoo with his wife four years ago in Harpursville, about 130 miles northwest of New York City.
  • Tesco (LON:TSCO) Issued With 'Reduce' Rating At HSBC

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    The ETF decreased 1.74% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $23.2. About 900 shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.38% the S&P500. In a research report made public on 25 April, Peel Hunt maintained their "Buy" rating on shares of Gemfields PLC (LON:GEM).
  • Hollande urges French voters to choose Macron over Le Pen

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    Later in the evening, he was filmed visiting supporters at the famed La Rotonde bistro in southern Paris , a "Belle Epoque" hang-out for Picasso and other artists where a steak and chips costs 28 euros ($30). CAC 40, the French stock market index, increased 4.1 percent on Monday to close at its highest level since early 2008. Opinion polls indicate the business-friendly Mr Macron, who has never held elected office, will take at least 61 per cent of the vote against Ms Le Pen after two ...
  • Paris gunman had pro-ISIS note

    Paris gunman had pro-ISIS note

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    Surveys suggest that almost a quarter of voters are still undecided and that until now the French have been more concerned about jobs and the economy than terrorism. Le Pen, who has spoken in increasingly inflammatory terms during her campaign, said the police targeted in the attack "have paid the price of the fight against radical Islamism, this monstrous, totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on reason and civilization".
  • Trump finds a trade battle worth fighting

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    Those tariffs are high - 299% on butter, 245% on cheeses such as parmesan, 216% on powdered buttermilk and 295% on cream. The forest sector in B.C.is a free and fair trader, Horgan said, and past trade disputes have ruled in Canada's favour after lengthy and expensive court cases, which can be avoided.
  • Netflix Is Taking On Another $1 Billion in Debt

    Netflix Is Taking On Another $1 Billion in Debt

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    At the end of a year ago, Netflix announced it would increase its amount of original programming to 1,000 hours in 2017, including 20 new original series and 30 movies. The company reported $46.74 million in interest expense for the first quarter of 2017, on revenue of $2.67 billion. Of course, in overall terms, Netflix's content library is smaller now.
  • Bayern Munich trio confronted referee after Madrid loss

    Bayern Munich trio confronted referee after Madrid loss

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    You could kill yourself. Munich led 2-1 at the end of the 90 minutes to force the game to extra-time, but Vidal was dismissed on 84 minutes after picking up a second yellow card. And Asensio sealed victory in sensational style with a stunning solo run and low right-footed finish as many Bayern players sank to their knees knowing Champions League glory had passed them by for another year.
  • Trump signs orders to review tax regulations

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    Another official said the information released would be more like a "broad" outline. But if you're looking for all the long-awaited details of his promised " massive tax cut " for businesses and individuals, you'll have to wait a while longer.
  • Oil Tumbles Most in Six Weeks as U.S. Gasoline Supplies Advance

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    Traders said that the slight gains came on the back of a reduction in commercial U.S. crude stocks, which fell by 1 million barrels last week to 532.34 million barrels, according to the U.S. While Iran fueled hopes that OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers could extend their output cuts beyond the six-month agreement, Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said it was too early to discuss an extension.
  • DuPont profit beats predictions on strong seed demand

    DuPont profit beats predictions on strong seed demand

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    DuPont , which is merging with Dow Chemical Co., said the quarter included charges of $36 million related to the merger, while the year-ago quarter included a $160 million gain. DuPont reported an adjusted profit of $1.64 per share today, beating forecasts for $1.38 a share , on sales of $7.7 billion, ahead of analyst expectations for $7.5 billion.