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The North Korean Security Ministry alleged that a North Korean native working in Russian Federation as a lumberjack was "bribed", Yonhap reports , by the Central Intelligence Agency and NIS to kill Kim Jong-un. It comes amid soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula over whether the North will try to conduct a sixth nuclear test - in defiance of United Nations security council resolutions.
  • United States man arrested over series of fatal Arizona shootings

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    In the most deadly single attack, two women and a 12-year-old girl were shot to death in front of a home before dawn on June 12, 2016. A former city bus driver suspected in a string of nine deadly shootings that spread fear in Phoenix declared "I'm innocent" as residents of the terrorized neighborhoods Tuesday expressed relief over the arrest and frustration that it took so long.
  • Polypipe Group PLC (PLP) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

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    As per Thursday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, March 29 by Deutsche Bank. It has a 25.75 P/E ratio. Berendsen PLC is a focused European textile, hygiene and safety solutions business. About 309,766 shares traded. It has outperformed by 5.19% the S&P500.
  • (KSS) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.01

    (KSS) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.01

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    Past 5 years growth of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) observed at -3.02%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 8.60% over growth. Ratings analysis reveals 70% of Veeco Instruments's analysts are positive . This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
  • Treasurys slide after the Fed says growth slowdown is 'transitory'

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    While the USA central bank's decision to maintain its benchmark rate at a target range of 0.75%-1% was largely expected, the statement accompanying the decision was being closely watched for hints on its next move. "In the meantime, we see investors going with this tightening mood and favouring exposures benefitting from a hike such as floating rate notes". They also took the market by surprise by completely overlooking the latest fairly underwhelming nonfarm payrolls number, reiterating ...
  • Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA

    Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA

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    It was a reversal that came just hours after his aides said he was getting close to signing an executive order to pull out of the free trade deal. But the action under consideration could signal heightened prospects that one of the world's biggest trading blocs could unravel in an economically damaging dispute.
  • Family Kicked Off Delta Flight After Refusing To Give Up Seat

    Family Kicked Off Delta Flight After Refusing To Give Up Seat

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    Delta airlines said in a statement to AFP on Thursday that the company was "sorry for the unfortunate experience" and had reached out to the family to refund their travel and offer compensation. Brian Schear of Huntington Beach says his family was kicked off the flight. In accordance with Delta's own recommendations , the family put Grayson in a auto seat for the flight.
  • Lawmaker knocks United Airlines

    Lawmaker knocks United Airlines

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    Munoz began with another apology for the incident on April 9 in which a United passenger was dragged off an overbooked flight in Chicago. But lawmakers said problems with air travel are commonplace. While most airlines have pledged to offer much greater compensation to passengers when they need to bump someone from an overbooked flight, Southwest Airlines has pledged to end the practice entirely.
  • Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Deemed Temporary

    Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Deemed Temporary

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    The decision leaves the benchmark short-term fed-funds rate in a range of 0.75% to 1%. They went out of their way to emphasize this is not something they see persisting and pretty much says to me that their two rate hikes are still on the table for the balance of the year.
  • How to Watch New York Rangers vs

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    If the Ottawa Senators are going to advance to the Eastern Conference final for the first time in a decade Tuesday night, they'll have to pull off something in this playoff series they haven't been able to do thus far and that's beat the New York Rangers in Game 6 at Madison Square Garden.
  • Sacramento TV station to change hands

    Sacramento TV station to change hands

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    Under the deal, Tribune stockholders will receive $35 in cash and 0.23 share of Sinclair stock for each Tribune share and assume about $2.7 billion debt. Early Monday morning stock trading had Sinclair's stock up 7% to $39.60 and Tribune stock 6% higher to $42.51. Tribune Media is the former parent company of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune which were spun off into a new company - now named Tronc Inc.
  • Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO

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    This was the first time Snap has had to publish its earnings since it made its initial public offering (IPO) in March, which valued the company at $28bn. The FactSet consensus was for a loss per share of 21 cents. It closed at $22.98 Wednesday but by 5:43 p.m. EDT, shares had plunged to $17.59 and were heading lower, indicating a possible loss of confidence in the company from investors.