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Police name officer killed in terrorist attack in Westminster

Police name officer killed in terrorist attack in Westminster

Constable Palmer had been a member of the police force for 15 years and had previously served with the British Royal Artillery. "He was supported by armed colleagues who shot and killed the attacker". A total of five people - including the perpetrator - died and around 40 others were injured in the horrific attack. Lights on the Eiffel Tower in Paris were switched off at midnight in solidarity with victims of the attack. Read More

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Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of the Coffee Coolatta

Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of the Coffee Coolatta

They're still on menus until they get outed by the new Frozen Coffee - so now's the time to treat yourself before the drink is gone forever. The new drink has Dunkin' Donuts coffee extract, ice, liquid cane sugar, and dairy. Let us never forget that a large-size (32-oz) Frozen Caramel Swirl Coffee Coolatta boasts an impressive 990 calories, 47 grams of fat and 138 grams of sugar. Read More

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Credit card interest rates creeping higher

Credit card interest rates creeping higher

Federal Reserve´s conservative guidance on the path of rate hikes this year. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent in its eighth consecutive day of gains with tech-heavy Seoul and Taipei shares hitting two-year highs while Hong Kong's Hang Seng scaled 1-1/2-year highs. Read More

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Ivanka Trump to receive White House office, security clearance

Ivanka Trump to receive White House office, security clearance

Ivanka's attorney Jamie Gorelick said she will serve as the " eyes and ears " for her father while providing broad-ranging advice. Popular Video Here is the footage of Snoop Dogg shooting President Trump in his new music video. President Trump appears to have issued the unfounded claims that the British intelligence agency GCHQ carried out the alleged wiretap after watching a Fox News report last week. Read More

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Macron seen winning French TV debate, clashes with Le Pen

Macron and Le Pen are the favourites to progress to the second round ballot in May, and the debate saw the pair clash on several topics. "When I have something to say, I say clearly", Macron fired back. One thing that's been interesting to watch is Francois Fillon. Le Pen is hoping to ride the wave of populism that led British voters to choose to quit the European Union and swept Donald Trump to power in the United States, though the failure of the Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders's ... Read More

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Gold heads for first weekly gain in three as Fed hurts dollar

Gold heads for first weekly gain in three as Fed hurts dollar

US stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday as Oracle boosted the technology sector and bank shares gained after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time this year. The S&P 500 was virtually flat at 2,382, as of 10 a.m. Conversely, on the bullish side of the pair, traders would likely want to let price action break above the prior swing-high, which is at the 38.2% retracement of that most recent bullish move before looking to press that theme. Read More

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Fed Hikes Rates: EUR/USD Positioning

Fed Hikes Rates: EUR/USD Positioning

With an immediate US rate increase seen as a done deal, investors are focusing on what message the central bank will deliver when it concludes a two-day meeting on Wednesday. Its strongest since March 1, 0.2 percent higher on the day. In commodities , oil prices rose slightly, supported by a weaker dollar . The 0.6 percent gain beat expectations for a 0.2 percent decline, while sales volumes were also solid, rising 0.7 percent. Read More

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Nikkei ekes out small gains after Fed; Fast Retailing falls

Nikkei ekes out small gains after Fed; Fast Retailing falls

Asian markets traded sideways on Friday, following a flat to lower close on Wall Street, in a light regional data day. China's central bank raised short-term interest rates following the USA rate increase. With the outcome of policy meetings at the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan coupled with a Dutch election vote all due within the next 36 hours, there is no shortage of event risks in financial markets. Read More

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Three Fast Facts About McDonald's Controversial Tweet Against US President Donald Trump

Three Fast Facts About McDonald's Controversial Tweet Against US President Donald Trump

It's unclear who sent the tweet, but McDonalds did issue a statement saying its Twitter account had been compromised . Very early this morning, the McDonald's Twitter account tweeted at Donald Trump . Plenty of people captured the brutal message and couldn't believe it was posted on the fast food giant's page. McDonald's chimed in about 10:30 a.m.to say that they were " investigating the incident ". Read More

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See the latest eruptions at Etna, Europe's most active volcano

See the latest eruptions at Etna, Europe's most active volcano

BBC science reporter Rebecca Morelle tweeted: "Many injured - some head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises". Morelle said the explosion was "a reminder of how unsafe [and] unpredictable volcanoes can be". Ten people were reported injured when the highly volatile volcano erupted and spewed clusters of the volcanic rock onto those below. This image of the lava flowing from Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy, was captured today at 10:45 GMT (11:45 CET) by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite. Read More

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Vista Equity Acquires DH Corporation For $4.8 Billion

Vista Equity Acquires DH Corporation For $4.8 Billion

Vista will now acquire DH Corp - which listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2011 - for C$25.50 per share giving it a total value of $4.8bn in order for it to merge the business with Misys. Its customers include banks and credit unions. Vista said it would combine DH with one of its portfolio companies, United Kingdom -based Misys, a software provider for retail and corporate banking, lending, treasury and capital markets. Read More

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Boston's State Street Installs

Boston's State Street Installs "Fearless Girl" Statue on Wall Street

As the third largest asset manager in the world and a significant shareholder, 2 we believe that board diversity enhances board quality-bringing together directors with different skills , backgrounds and expertise. The "Fearless Girl" sculpture facing down the " Charging Bull " in Bowling Green Park in Manhattan. Kristen Visbal, the artist who sculpted " The Fearless Girl " told the Wall Street Journal that she hoped the statue would become a symbol of hope for women working in ... Read More

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IEA warns of oil supply crunch unless drillers build new projects

LTO production could grow by 3 million bpd in five years", the IEA said . "As long as producers in the US add more drilling rigs, shale production will continue in a sustained uptrend adding further pressure on OPEC to not only extend the accord beyond the original six months, but possibly cut even deeper", said Dominick Chirichella from the New York-based Energy Management Institute. Read More

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Trump Mocks Schumer For Eating Donut With Putin 10 Years Ago

Schumer in 2003, when Putin came to visit the first NY gas station of the Russian company Lukoil . Schumer quickly responded by saying that he would be happy to talk about his meeting with Putin, and threw the question back at Trump. "A total hypocrite!" Trump wrote in a tweet posted to both his personal and presidential accounts Friday afternoon. "The Democrats are overplaying their hand", Trump said in the statement following the conference. Read More

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Uber Evaded Authorities In Multiple Cities With Secret, Potentially Illegal 'Greyball' System

Uber Evaded Authorities In Multiple Cities With Secret, Potentially Illegal 'Greyball' System

Uber isn't denying the existence of the program. Just how did Uber decide who was worthy of being "greyballed?" The Upstate Transportation Association, a nonprofit representing the taxi industry and other transportation services in upstate NY, said in a Tweet on Friday, "There is reason to believe that Uber has used its anti-law enforcement technology in the Hudson Valley, where many illegal trips have already been reported ". Read More

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Everything you need to know about Energy Secretary Rick Perry

Everything you need to know about Energy Secretary Rick Perry

However, during his confirmation hearing, Perry said he believed that both natural and man-made activity were contributing to climate change. During a Republican presidential primary debate in 2011, the governor answered a question about cutting government by listing the three agencies he would like to cut but failed to remember the third - the Energy Department. Read More

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Snap makes public market debut

Snap makes public market debut

Before, the company was privately held, meaning there was no public market to buy and sell Snap shares. Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange are now waiting for the first trades in Snapchat , one of the most highly-anticipated public debuts on the NYSE in years. Read More

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Earnings Analysis of: The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)

Royal Bank of Canada dropped their target price on Bank of Nova Scotia from C$87.00 to C$86.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BNS. Read More

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