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Tramaine Brock arrested in domestic violence case, released

According to police, they responded to an incident just after 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, and when they arrived, they found an adult female who had visible injuries. The arrest adds to an array of violent and domestic-violence arrests involving 49er players over the past few years, most notably Ray McDonald, Aldon Smith, Bruce Miller , Brooks and Chris Culliver, almost all of whom are no longer with the team.

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Alabama governor could face charges after ethics panel ruling

Bentley was photographed by the Montgomery Advertiser leaving the Ethics Commission building several hours into the hearing that holds high stakes for his political and legal future. The commission did not release the report that served as the basis for its decision, but said it will be forwarded to prosecutors. Ziegler said he will be present as a complainant and a potential witness.

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Boeing signs $3B deal with Iran airline, a first under Trump

BA also says that it will be seeking approval from the Office of Foreign Assets Control to perform under this transaction. US airline manufacturer Boeing announced on Tuesday that it had reached a memorandum of understanding with Iran guaranteeing the sale of up to 60 planes pending review by the Trump administration.

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Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2 million in Hong Kong

A huge diamond known as the "Pink Star" may break records Tuesday to become the most expensive diamond ever sold at auction . Its predecessor was the Pink Graff, which auctioned in November 2010 for a mere $46.16 million. Sotheby's did their homework this time to avoid another hiccup. Pink diamonds get their color from a process called plastic deformation, which creates defects in the diamond's atomic structure by rearranging the carbon atoms and altering the way light is absorbed and ...

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EU says Assad must protect, not attack Syrians

The New York-based Human Rights Watch has accused the Syrian government of conducting at least eight chemical attacks using chlorine gas on opposition-controlled residential areas during the final months in the battle for Aleppo past year that killed at least nine civilians and injured 200.

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Trump's trust lets him take money at any time

This allows Trump to withdraw money from his more than 400 businesses and, in theory, never notify the American people. A separate provision says the trustees "shall not provide any report to Donald J. The president won't be required to file another financial disclosure form until May 2018, but that filing doesn't actually require him to list his profits.

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Federer denies Kyrgios in thriller

The 21-year-old was booed throughout as Federer won their last-four thriller 7-6 (11-9) 6-7 (9-11) 7-6 (7-5) on Friday. Nadal, who has never who won the Miami title, will face the victor of yesterday's second semi-final between twice champion Federer, the fourth seed, and the 12th-seeded Australian Nick Kyrgios .

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South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

As a outcome, of the above uncertainties, as well as others that we have anticipated - such as normalisation of interest rates in the United States, Trump's more dramatic policy action and the likelihood of a ratings downgrade for South Africa - we have adopted a conservative stance in our portfolio construction and sought the greatest possible diversification to mitigate risk in each solution.

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Key findings from the AP-NORC poll on President Donald Trump

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey released on Thursday shows, however, that Americans are more upbeat on Trump's handling of the economy: 50 percent approve and 48 percent disapprove. Republicans (79%) and Independents (66%) are more likely than Democrats (43%) to say that traditional outlets report fake news , but a majority of all three groups feel that online news sites intentionally publish fake news .

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Pound takes Article 50 in its stride and holds steady — FX Focus

It also dropped 0.49 per cent against the USA dollar to $1.239. His concerns have only been reinforced by questions over whether Mr Trump will be able to deliver the tax cuts and infrastructure boom that enthused markets. Brent Crude rose 15 cents to $51.48 in early trading as the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) suggested it could extend output cuts to the end of the year.

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Lululemon shares nosedive 17%

Now the shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. ATR value of company was 1.44. Gold prices dropped by nearly 1%, which sent the highly leveraged Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF (NYSEMKT: NUGT) down almost 5%. Dividend information for Lululemon Athletica inc . (NASDAQ:LULU) on Friday, September 2 with "Hold" rating. Analysts expected EPS of $1.01. Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment ...

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Jobs go as top firm shakes things up

Seven stock portfolio managers are among several dozen employees who are expected to go as part of the revamp, a person familiar with the matter said . The "repositioning" of funds will impact $30bn of the firm's assets under management, 11% of its total active equity AUM, and fees will be cut. Products managed outside the USA won't be affected.

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G20 fails to agree anti-protectionism global trade position after USA pressure

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks during a news conference during the G20 finance ministers meeting in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, Saturday, March 18, 2017 . The threat of new protectionist policies and border taxes from the White House have created headaches for countries that rely on America for trade.

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Judge considering plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines

The state will also reserve an additional $10 million for the job. Earn 1 CPE credit and learn about the expansion of risk management in government with analysis from GAO and Justice OIG. Jones, who like many Flint residents has used free, city-supplied bottled water and tap filters for months, tires of waiting for water quality to improve.

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Iranian President In Moscow For Arms, Energy Talks

Rouhani arrived in Moscow on March 27 on a two-day visit at the official invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin . The two will discuss various topics such as the war in Syria and the cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector.

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Lenders to face foreign investment scenario in Bank of England stress test

The central bank said that lending standards "should be monitored closely" and that the BOE's bank-supervisory arm has launched a review to examine lenders' practices. Britain's biggest lenders will have to prove they are able to withstand a sharp slowdown in foreign appetite for United Kingdom assets as part of the Bank of England's toughest stress test scenario to date.

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Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Undo Obama Power Plant Regulations

On Sunday, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt confirmed Trump would be signing the "energy independence" executive order Tuesday. Defunding was suggested in the 2018 budget proposals. "Global warming is not a Democratic issue or a Republican issue", he said. We can create more than 5 million new jobs (Stanford University's solutionproject.org) by making fossil fuel corporations pay for their pollution with a carbon tax that's paid directly to taxpayers, not by them, in equal monthly dividend ...

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Egypt resumes meat imports from Brazil after temporary ban: Agriculture Ministry

A slew of major meat importers issued bans after Brazilian federal police unveiled on March 17 an investigation into alleged payments to government health officials by meat processing companies to forego inspections and ignore abuses, codenamed "Operation Weak Flesh".

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Cakes and cuts for Red Nose Day 2017

Fans of Love Actually will have to wait until Red Nose Day, May 25th, to see the ten-minute mini-sequel to the 2003 movie. Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson and Rowan Atkinson will all be featured in the film, along with Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lucia Moniz , Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy and Marcus Brigstocke .

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Wisconsin Police Officer Calls Back IRS Scammer and Their Exchange Goes Viral

Recognizing that it was a scam, he called the number and recorded the whole conversation. Roder said he was not given one, but the man said that wasn't an issue. "But you said you're going to issue a warrant for me and come to my house", Roder says. She noted that just this morning, another officer received a similar threatening call.

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Alaska Airlines To Drop Virgin America Brand by 2019

On Wednesday, Alaska said it will begin refreshing all cabins next year, adding new seats and amenities. Alaska Airlines' name will live on; Virgin America's will not. "I feel very lucky to have been on it with all of you", concluded Brandon. And so Alaska's announcement came as no surprise to people in the business.

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U.S. set to approve Keystone XL pipeline on Friday

But pipeline opponents point out that the State Department findings carried a more pessimistic caveat: that if no other pipelines got built, and oil prices remained low, then Keystone XL actually might lead to more production and therefore pollution.

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What is Ag Day?

The contest theme was "Agriculture: Food for Life". We honor our farmers and ranchers, who provide nearly everything we eat, use and wear on a daily basis. The council designates the week within which it falls as National Ag Week. Its primary focus is on conducting the National Ag Day program. And members of the farming community are doing their part to showcase American agriculture.

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'Beauty and the Beast' Opens With $170 Million in Ticket Sales

Beauty and the Beast generated a stunning $170 million at US movie theatre over the weekend, eclipsing movie analysts' forecast for box-office sales in the range of $130 million to $150 million. Add it to the "Films You Forgot Had Theatrical Releases" section on Netflix and give it $4 million or so on the weekend. The star-studded cast - which includes British actors Emma Watson , Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson - recorded the largest March opening weekend in the US.

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McDonalds tweet slams Trump

The company posted a follow-up tweet suggesting its account had been " compromised " and that it was investigating . Last year, Trump told CNN's Anderson Cooper that he enjoys McDonald's meals, including Filet-o-fish, Big Macs and Quarter Pounders with cheese.

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Audi and VW sites raided in emissions probe

The raids today focussed on who was involved in the use of any illicit software used in 80,000 VW, Audi and Porsche cars with bigger 3.0 litre engines. Stadler declined comment on the possibility that ongoing investigations could bring about further personnel changes and referred to moves announced previously.

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William Ackman's Pershing Square Sold Stake in Valeant

On Tuesday, the Canadian company's USA listed shares dropped 10 percent to $10.50, their lowest since May 2009, and a fraction of the near $190 a share Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management paid for them in early 2015. The big bets and the brash personality of Ackman have made him a polarizing name in investing. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE: VRX ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 28th.

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Trump, Merkel face long list in first face-to-face meeting

Trump has been vocal about his opinions about Merkel, whose support for accepting Syrian refugees had been called as "insane", and " ruining Germany " in a tweet by Trump. were not easy in the past". Merkel instead will meet with President Trump at the White House on Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced at his briefing Monday afternoon.

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Intel drives ahead with Mobileye purchase

Intel's deal with the company includes Intel acquiring all the shares of Mobileye at $63.54 per share in cash. Intel on Monday announced plans to increase its role in the self-driving vehicle market, acquiring Israel-based Mobileye for $15.4 billion .

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Winter Storm Warning Now Issued For Norwich

ABC11 meteorologist Don Schwenneker said, "Some flakes will fly" late Saturday or early Sunday . Increasing clouds, with a high near 75. Some of this snow may melt on pavement but accumulate on grassy areas and vehicle tops, given the early-week warmth.

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Today Deutsche Bank AG (DB) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Germany's biggest lender said it planned a capital increase of roughly 8 billion euros ($8.5 billion) beginning on March 20, as the bank faces 15 billion euros in legal fees incurred since 2012. JPMorgan hailed the new strategic direction taken by the bank as steps "in the right direction", but kept its neutral rating on the stock, saying more details on the financial impact of the planned measures were needed.

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Uber's 'Greyball' Technology Helped It Sidestep Law Enforcement Around The World

Uber said the program was used in locations where drivers feared for their safety, and "rarely" to avoid law enforcement. In all, there were at least a dozen or so signifiers in the VTOS program that Uber employees could use to assess whether users were new riders or very likely city officials.

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Kazakhstan over fulfills obligations on oil output cut

In the week to February 17, shale producers boosted daily output to more than 9 million barrels. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures slipped 12 cents, or 0.2 per cent, to $53.71 a barrel by 0752 GMT. However, January import data from China, India and Japan show actual increases. OPEC's level of compliance with production cuts in January has been acceptable, Zanganeh said on Monday, expressing hope for further cooperation from non-OPEC members in the near future.

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Warren Buffett doubles Apple stake to more than $18bn

Buffett again described Jack Bogle, the founder of Vanguard and populariser of low-priced index funds, was his personal "hero". " If they can get to the Sweet 16, if there's only one of them, whoever it is, he or she gets a million dollars a year for the rest of their life ", Buffett said.

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Takata pleads guilty to airbag-related fraud charges following 16 deaths

The Japanese supplier agreed to the deal with the U.S. Justice Department in January. The company admitted to hiding evidence that its air bag inflators were liable to explode with too much force, resulting in pieces of shrapnel flying into passengers and drivers.

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First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.27 EPS

First Solar Inc. has 52 week low of $28.60 and a 52 week high of $74.29 with a PE ratio of 7.48 and has a market capitalization of $0. Analysts mean target price for First Solar, Inc . First Solar, Inc . reported a net loss of $719.86 million for its fourth quarter of the year. After this sale, 2,007 common shares of FSLR are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $67,375.

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Dollar slips as market awaits Fed minutes

The Federal Reserve's decision was unanimous, with all 10 current members of the deciding committee voting to keep interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent to 0.75 percent, following the central bank's decision to lift interest rates at its previous two-day policy meeting in December.

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Global arms trade rises to post-Cold War high

In the Middle East, arms imports jumped by 86 percent between 2012 and 2016, accounting for 29 percent of global weapons purchases. A Swedish think tank says that the global arms trade has steadily increased in volume the past five years, propelled by an nearly doubling of arms imports in the Middle East and strong growth in demand in Asia.

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GST Council approves draft Compensation Bill; to next meet in March

GST Council to next meet on March 4-5. In the next meeting, Jaitely said, "The GST council to approve laws like Central Goods and Service Tax (C-GST), Integrated Goods and Service Tax (I-GST) and State Goods and Service Tax (S-GST)." "In Budget Session's second half (that begins on March 9), all enabling laws under GST constitutional amendment should get approved", he added.

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Sensex hits 5-month high, Nifty reclaims 8800 mark

While, their replacement of India bull-housing finance and Indian Oil Corporation gained 2.70 per cent and 2.20 per cent respectively. The gauge finally settled 183.75 points or 0.65 per cent lower at 28,155.56, its lowest closing since February 1 when it had ended at 28,141.64.