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California approves vehicle pollution rules in sharp criticism of Trump

California on Friday challenged the Trump administration’s approach to car pollution, approving standards that the White House said still need review and setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators. California Governor Jerry Brown and other state officials have vowed t
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Designers who are used to taking orders and delivering gems months later are finding their clients want what they want now.
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California approves vehicle pollution rules in rebuke to Trump

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Reuters) - California on Friday challenged the Trump administration's approach to car pollution, approving standards that the White House said still need review and setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators.
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Snap's Credit Profile Draws More Similarities To Twitter Than Facebook

With Snap Inc. having gained huge attention in the run up to its IPO and afterwards, S&P Global Market Intelligence has crunched data analysing its credit score and profile, revealing that Snap is "mo
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Chinese Dairy Mogul's Fortune Curdles As Stock Plunges By 85%

The chairman of China’s leading dairy company, Yang Kai, may need an extra glass of milk for his sleep tonight. His fortune dropped by $2.5 billion as Huishan Dairy stock plunged by 85% in Hong Kong b
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Majority Of Investors Say Fed Hike Won't Impact Portfolio Decisions

According to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey, 60% of respondents said that the latest rate hikes have very little impact on their outlook and portfolio decisions.
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6 'Too Good To Be True' Deals That Are Ruining Amazon's Brand

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6 More 'Too Good To Be True' Deals That Are Tarnishing Amazon's Brand

When it comes to stock valuations, strong brand value like in Apple or Disney, are important. Compare them to the recent experiences of Samsung, Chipotle and Wells Fargo. Amazon's brand may be in peri
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Near-Term Opportunities And Threats In Emerging Markets As Commodity Swings Trump Fundamentals

Emerging markets have a solid long-term outlook as low valuations, improved fundamentals and better earnings will boost opportunities. However, recent moves in commodity prices, interest rates and inf
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UPS and FedEx: Facing Economic And Policy Risks, Benefiting From Industry Tailwinds

Both near term company-specific and economic risks have punished the stock prices of companies like UPS and FedEx recently. However, freight-shipping-courier may benefit from industry-wide changes o
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MARKET REPORT: Engineer Smiths Group soars on weak pound

Profits increased to Ł346m in the six months to January 31 from Ł168m a year before. Sales jumped 18 per cent to Ł1.6billion in the same period - – though remained flat on an underlying basis.
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Credit Suisse boss enjoys Ł9.6m windfall for first year

Millionaire banker Tidjane Thiam's pay packets have stunned many in the normally unshockable City, turning him into a modern poster boy for corporate excess.
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Anger at 20% pay rise for boss of publisher Pearson

John Fallon took home a total of Ł1.5m in 2016, up from Ł1.3m the year before. Pearson suffered a further blow from collapsing demand for education textbooks in North America.
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Danny Duffy stepped off the big stage and back into spring training
LeBron James had 32 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst defensive outing of the season with a 112-105 win over the Charlotte Hornets
Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night
Kentucky's Malik Monk is heating up in the second half against UCLA
Alejandro Valverde showed himself to be the man with the early-season legs as he burst away from Chris Froome on the punishing Tortosa to win the Volta a Catalunya queen stage.
The under-pressure Scots boss has admitted himself that Sunday's Hampden clash against Slovenia is a ‘must-win’, with our World Cup qualifying campaign hanging by a thread.
The LA Lakers honoured their former star player Shaquille O'Neal on Friday when they unveiled a nine-foot bronze statue to recognise him. He was awarded MVP while playing for the Lakers in 2000.
New regulations mean that the dimensions of the cars have changed radically this season. Here’s Renault’s British driver JOLYON PALMER’S guide to the changes.

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Emirates: Use our new 'laptop handling service' to beat ban

Emirates airline will introduce a “laptop and tablet handling service,” a move that follows an electronics carry-on ban introduced by the United States this week.        
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Sao Paulo street art debate over what makes cities livable

SAO PAULO - When completed in 2015, the mayor's office hailed the graffiti panels along Avenida 23 de Maio as Latin America's largest open-air mural — 70 works of street art stretching for more than 3
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Mammoth got so much snow this winter it called in the National Guard for help

Hey, Mammoth Lakes, add this group shot of the National Guard to your winter scrapbook.

Burdened with removing the 44 feet of snow that had fallen this season, the village of 8,200 calle

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Southern Lights: An 8-hour flight just for the view

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — They took an eight-hour flight just to look out the airplane’s window, but it was an extraordinary view.
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Christmas festivities for all ages swarm Metro Detroit

Both adults, children can find myriad activities around the metro area this season            
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Antarctica tourists: Be prepared for wild, unexpected

This tourist season, which runs November through March, more than 37,000 people are expected to visit            
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Man inspired by false 'pizzagate' rumor on Internet pleads guilty to shooting at D.C. restaurant

A man who police said was inspired by false Internet rumors dubbed “pizzagate” to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington pizzeria pleaded guilty Friday to two charges. Edgar Maddison Welch of
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Baseball: Royal honors fallen South Torrance player

Simi Valley Royal Coach Dan Maye found a way to honor Jesse Esphorst Jr., the South Torrance High baseball player killed in a hit-and-run crash this month.Maye looked for every No. 10 jersey still
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Congress votes to allow controversial hunting practices in Alaska

Tuesday marked an obscure anniversary in American history: It was 114 years to the day after President Theodore Roosevelt established the first national wildlife refuge, in Pelican Island, Fla. Co
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Man shot and killed in Westlake daytime shooting

A man in his 20s was shot and killed in Westlake on Friday afternoon, police said. Authorities have not yet identified the victim, who was slain about 2:15 p.m. on the corner of West 2nd Street an
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TJ Leaf starts strong, but Bruins trail the Wildcats by three points at halftime

NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA and Kentucky battling for a spot in the Elite Eight March 24, 2017, 8:19 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports her
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Angels no-hit Mariners in 4-0 victory

The Angels no-hit a Seattle Mariners split-squad, 4-0, on Friday night at Tempe Diablo Stadium, improving their Cactus League record to 15-12. It was the Angels’ first spring no-hitter since March
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NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA trails Kentucky, 66-58, late in second half

NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA and Kentucky battling for a spot in the Elite Eight March 24, 2017, 8:19 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports her
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Florida erases 11-point deficit to take halftime lead over Wisconsin

NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA and Kentucky battling for a spot in the Elite Eight March 24, 2017, 8:19 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports her
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UC Berkeley chancellor improperly accepted free fitness benefits, probe finds

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks improperly accepted free benefits, including membership to the campus fitness center, personal training sessions and the unauthorized transfer of exercise equ
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