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Facebook gearing up to fight political propaganda

Beyond fake news, there is a new enemy that needs to be stopped: propaganda. "The top 20 fake news stories in the last three months of the election were shared more than the top 20 most shared stories that were true", he added, seemingly referring to claims made by BuzzFeed.

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Record US refinery runs fail to lift crude oil prices: Kemp

Libya's Sharara and El Feel oilfields, which can produce almost 400,000 barrels per day (bpd), returned to production after protests blocking pipelines ended. Amid concerns about the persistent global oil glut the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation are in talks to extend a six-month deal to cut 1.8 million bpd into the second half of the year.

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PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) & Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Worth Watching Stocks

Wedbush also issued estimates for PulteGroup's FY2018 earnings at $2.29 EPS. PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 25th. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 33.88 and low P/E is 3.03, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 19.46 and 32.84 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 10.77 for the industry and 14.79 for the Sector.

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Italy would rather sell Alitalia than rescue it

The Italian flag carrier is 49 per cent owned by Abu Dhabi's Etihad, which bought into the troubled airline as part of plan to establish an global network of equity partners. Parent company Etihad Airways wants to cut costs in hopes of securing 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in investment to keep the airline afloat. "At this stage, waiting to know the decisions of Alitalia's current shareholders, the goal of the government is to minimize costs for Italian citizens and for passengers", the ...

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

Broadband providers could slow traffic to services that compete with products they own or partner with, or they could charge websites for fast-lane access to customers, supporters fear. Pai said he will offer a reversal of the 2015 order , to be voted on by the FCC next month, to return to "a light-touch regulatory framework", which he argued has "enabled the internet to grow and evolve beyond nearly anyone's expectations".

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United to compensate people on flight when man dragged off

Banning overbooking would reduce load factor, and airlines would try to compensate, said Philip Baggaley, senior airlines credit analyst for Standard & Poor's. The CEO even initially described the passenger- Vietnamese grandfather Dr David Dao - as "disruptive and belligerent". He has promised to review the airline's passenger-removal policy.

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CPC trade unions call off strike

CPC Managing Director Nadun Fernando said the trade unions agreed to call off the strike after six and a half hours of talks that also involved Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The workers have three demands which include getting the government to stop granting outright ownership of some 14 World War II-era oil storage tanks in the eastern port district of Trincomalee.

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Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Position Raised by Gibraltar Capital Management Inc

Revenues rose 2.4% from a year ago to $1.34 billion, also narrowly beating analysts' view for $1.33 billion. Shares of Rockwell Collins closed the previous trading session at 99.59 up +1.55 1.58% with 2,386,610 shares trading hands. However, sales at Rockwell's commercial systems unit fell 2.8 percent in the quarter as demand for business jets remained subdued. The stock has climbed 6 percent in the last 12 months.

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Farmers put off stir till May 25 after TN CM plea

The frustrated farmers have been resorting to freakish protests to draw federal government's attention toward their plight. The farmers were on protest sit-in seeking loan waivers , drought relief packages and formation of a Cauvery Management Board to resolve their irrigation issues.

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Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out

Racing for HScott Motorsports, the 2012 championship runner-up finished 27th in the points standings and only logged three top-10 finishes - both career lows. "Everyone should set their clocks for 'Daylight Racing Time , ' because it's going to be an unforgettable weekend of racing". Montoya only has two scheduled IndyCar races this year, both with Penske at Indianapolis Motor Speedway .

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Schlumberger (SLB) Posts In-Line Q1 Earnings, Lags Revenues April 21, 2017

A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. Crude oil prices pulled out of a historic slump previous year after members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to curb production in an effort to steady the market, bringing some investments back to exploration and production.

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Trump launches trade probe targeting foreign steel

Britain's steelmakers are warning of the potential damage to legitimate UK exports to the United States as a result of being caught up in U.S. protectionist measures to counter the dumping of cheap Chinese steel. "This is not an area where we can afford to become dependent on foreign countries", he said. Investors in most Chinese producers seemed to absorb the news well, in part because it had been so long telegraphed.

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Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

Not all the team members were on hand to accept personal congratulations from President Donald Trump. While it isn't clear why Brady was not present, he also did not attend the White House visit in 2015. Hernandez - who played for the Patriots from 2010 to 2012 - was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction. The visit came on the same day that Gronkowski's former teammate, convicted murderer and former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, was found dead in his prison cell, as ...

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Charlotte to host ACC Football Championship Game through 2020

The ACC and NCAA changes come two weeks after the NCAA ended its ban against the North Carolina, when it announced the organization's Board of Governors "reluctantly voted to allow consideration of championship bids in North Carolina". "We're looking forward to working with the groups that earned preliminary-round basketball sites, as well as the local organizing committees already slated to host NCAA Men's and Women's Final Fours".

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Bottas: Yielding to Hamilton 'difficult' but right call

Today, I lost a position at the start - exclusively my fault - and then you've got the time lost in the pit lane. "But I'm definitely a team player so I wouldn't say no to that [team order]". The three-time world champion discovered pace on fresher tyres during the latter stages and as a result Bottas was ordered to allow the Briton past so he could put pressure on Vettel.

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Steve Ballmer launches USAFacts — GeekWire

She suggested he get involved with philanthropy projects, but he was sure that the government had a handle on helping the poor. Ballmer replied, "No, I'm not". Ballmer invested more than $10 million into the venture, according to the New York Times . "I'm happy to fund the damn thing". "That felt good to me, as an example", he said.

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Snapchat CEO labels India as "too poor"

Run an early-stage company? This controversial remark was reportedly made by Snapchat Evan Spiegel in 2015. So much so that the app's rating took a massive hit on Google Play Store. Snap is now describing Pompliano as a "disgruntled employee fired for poor performance", but the damage has been done. The messaging-app company has made a remarkable debut into NYSE with its Initial Public Offer (IPO) in November previous year.

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NYC considers requiring Uber, other services to provide tipping option in apps

In only 21 of those cases did the company conduct any follow-up driver investigation, the commission inquiry found. "The exploitation of ride-hail drivers must end and this is an important first step". In the past, the company has claimed that the median income for an UberX salary in New York City is $90,700. Uber's refusal to launch an in-app tip option led the guild to launch a campaign a year ago with auto stickers and social media posts to let passengers know that they can tip and that ...

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Almost 40 million people have yet to file taxes this year

Check (and recheck) to make sure you have all the documentation you need . You can request a filing extension to October 16th, but if you owe any tax , you'll have to send it in by the deadline. You know those people who line up at the post office and spend hours waiting to get their returns out in time? It's also useful for those who are pressed for time and wary of making errors.

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Oil prices up for 3rd straight week

Brent Oil was down 48 cents or 0.86% at $55.41 per barrel. Crude oil prices are expected to continue their bullish trends this week, as the geopolitical tensions in the Middle East look set to escalate. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were also down 47 cents at $52.71 a barrel. Both benchmarks last week rose for a third consecutive week, with Brent adding 1.2 percent over the four days before the Good Friday holiday and WTI up 1.8 percent.

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Trump says China won't be labeled a currency manipulator

Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator. "But going it alone means going it with lots of other nations, '" Trump said he told Chinese President Xi Jinping during last week's meeting at the American leader's Mar-o-Lago resort.

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First Alert Forecast: mild temperatures and low rain chances through Easter

With a mostly sunny sky, highs will reach the 60s statewide, and possibly 70 degrees in southern New Hampshire. Thus, dry weather and near or above-average temperatures will remain the rule through Easter weekend. It's going to be wet on Thursday in the north valley, and it could be exciting too, according to the National Weather Service. Good Friday: We'll see a good mixture of sun and clouds by tomorrow afternoon.

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Wells Fargo first-quarter profits hurt by lower mortgage banking revenue

But amid signs that the storm over fake accounts is easing, branch employees are starting to promote new accounts to people. Wall Street rivals have bounced back as bond and currency markets roared back to life a year ago with JPMorgan and Citi each reporting a 17 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, beating analyst expectations and boosting their shares.

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No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

To date, the president has already visited the club six times since he took office three months ago, including for his welcome to Chinese President Xi Jinping last week. Commissioners in Palm Beach County are so exhausted of spending money on President Donald Trump's frequent visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort, some are suggesting a special tax be levied against the property.

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Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved

The 7,100-pound (3,200 kg) bull itself originally appeared as guerrilla art, installed unofficially in front of the New York Stock Exchange by Di Modica in 1989 and meant to convey the fighting spirit of the United States and of New York.

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'Charging Bull' Sculptor Demands 'Fearless Girl' Statue Be Moved

At a press conference this morning, Di Modica and his lawyers said they hope to amicably solve their issues with the city before filing a lawsuit. Bull is seen, as part of a campaign by U.S. It was created to encourage corporations to fill more board seats with women. Speaking with The Guardian , Di Modica said he believed the statue infringed on his rights, and he also critiqued the statue's status as a symbol for women everywhere.

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U.S. aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

FILE - In this March 15, 2017 file photo, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson approaches to participate in the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States, at Busan port in Busan, South Korea.

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Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Job Protections For Gay Workers

In a statement, Ivy Tech said it would not appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of the United States. The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal law - marking a first federal ruling on LGBTQ discrimination.

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22 companies pull advertising from 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Gabriel Sherman , National Affairs editor for New York Magazine and author of " The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News - and Divided A Country ", discusses the latest slew of sexual harassment allegations against Fox and its big names, and the culture of the network.

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Jobs growth slowed in March, 98000 vs 180000 expected

In the past eight months, the province has added more than 100,000 net new jobs, "however, our scoring streak of seven straight games with a goal seven straight months of net growth - when you take part-time and full-time together - has come to an end", he added.