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Tepco has always been criticized for ignoring the threat posed by natural disasters to the Fukushima plant. An estimated 80,000 evacuees fled the region around the plant. In their lawsuit, 137 former residents had sued for damages of about $97,000 per person, and the court awarded damages to half the plaintiffs. Around 30 similar suits have been filed in at least 20 district courts across Japan, lawyers said .
  • President Trump: Changes to GOP health bill will garner support

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    Across the Capitol, Sen. Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. The Budget Committee on Thursday will try to unify the plan into a single bill for consideration on the House floor. The job of committee members is to simply package legislation approved last week from the House Ways and Means Committee with language from the House Energy Committee and move it on its way.
  • Investment in agriculture, not loan waiver, solution to farmers' problems: Fadnavis

    Investment in agriculture, not loan waiver, solution to farmers' problems: Fadnavis

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    Reeling off statistics, Fadnavis said the outstanding dues totalled Rs 30,500 crore against 3.10 million farmers in Maharashtra. Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday assured the Maharashtra Assembly that a state government delegation will be meeting Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for assistance in the agriculture sector.
  • Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Sees Volume Pop in Session

    Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Sees Volume Pop in Session

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    Oracle has a 52 week low of $37.62 and a 52 week high of $43.26 with a PE ratio of 20.55 Oracle's market capitalization is now $0. Finally, Cowen and Company reissued an outperform rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of Oracle in a report on Saturday.
  • Tesla looks to raise $1.15 billion as it preps for Model 3

    Tesla looks to raise $1.15 billion as it preps for Model 3

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    The British portal claims the latest auto by Tesla Inc. will slot between the entry-level Model 3 and the larger, more expensive Model X. Tesla is working hard to launch its affordable Model 3 this year, but to do that, it seems the company needs additional funds.
  • Mortgage Loan Rates Jump to 3-Year High

    Mortgage Loan Rates Jump to 3-Year High

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    Refinance activity remains 27 percent lower versus a year ago. Rates began to increase the previous week in anticipation of the Federal Reserve's announcement yesterday that it would be increasing the Fed Funds rate by another 0.25%. Historically, the central bank's moves have little effect on mortgage rates. Interest rates on home equity lines of credit, known as HELOCs, will go up a quarter of a percentage point as a result of the Fed's rate increase.
  • Thousands of Flights Canceled

    Thousands of Flights Canceled

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    For those planning to take Amtrak, service for the Vermonter is cancelled for Tuesday and Wednesday. JetBlue Airways, with major operations in Boston and NY, had already canceled more than 600 flights scheduled for Tuesday, FlightAware said.
  • Region's unemployment numbers same as a year ago

    Region's unemployment numbers same as a year ago

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    Tight labor market conditions persist which is why we encourage people to contact their local Department of Labor office. He says the complete picture is one of a state economy approaching full employment. Lawrence counties when their rates were 7 percent, 7.8 percent and 6.1 percent, respectively. Seasonally adjusted data reflect seasonal influences such as holiday and summer hires.
  • U.S. to Charge Russian Hackers in Massive Yahoo Data Breach

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    Department of Justice said a grand jury in California has indicted Baratov and three others, two of them allegedly officers of the Russian Federal Security Service, for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offences. The four are accused of targeting the email accounts of Russian and US government officials, reporters, financial services employees and military personnel, officials said.
  • Trump eyes repeal of Obama-era fuel economy standards

    Trump eyes repeal of Obama-era fuel economy standards

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    In 2016, auto sales slipped month after month as low gas prices made buying larger vehicles more attractive. The 2012 standards mandated that, by 2025, automobile companies would have to almost double the average fuel economy (miles per gallon of gas) of their cars and trucks to almost 55 miles per gallon; it also provided targeted incentives for automakers develop more innovative technologies - like electric, natural gas, and hybrid vehicles - to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Tillerson Used Secret Alias to Talk Climate While CEO of Exxon

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    New York's claim marks the latest email-handling matter to make headlines in Washington, from Hillary Clinton using a private email server as secretary of State to more-recent revelations that Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct some official business as governor of Indiana.
  • Ackman's Pershing Square sells Valeant stake, takes $3 billion loss

    Ackman's Pershing Square sells Valeant stake, takes $3 billion loss

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    In 2015, an investigation showed that Valeant was using a network between the drug maker and a web drugstore to sell their high-cost drugs instead of the generic or cheaper ones. " Valeant has been sitting there with a single-B rating for quite a while now", said David Driscoll, president and CEO of Liberty International Investment Management Inc., in an interview with BNN.
  • The Inmarsat Plc (ISAT) Earns Equal weight Rating from Barclays PLC

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    Domino's Pizza Group PLC has GBX 1275 highest and GBX 283 lowest target. 22/02/2017 - Wood Group (John) had its "Outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Exane BNP Paribas. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright law. The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/insider-buying-mj-gleeson-plc-gle-insider-purchases-192-96-in-stock/499666.html.
  • Vista to buy DH Corp for C$4.8 billion, merge with Misys

    Vista to buy DH Corp for C$4.8 billion, merge with Misys

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    Misys, the British financial software provider, is merging with Canadian fintech rival DH Corp, months after it canned plans to float on the London Stock Exchange amid the market volatility following the UK's vote to quit the European Union.
  • Unusual bedfellows as Immigrants back Hanson's One Nation

    Unusual bedfellows as Immigrants back Hanson's One Nation

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    Speaking to 2GB, federal Treasurer Scott Morrison said both the Liberal Party and Pauline Hanson's One Nation "got a message on the weekend". Pauline Hanson during her live crosses at the Melvilee Bowling Club tonight after the Western Australian State election.
  • Marissa Mayer to Get $23 Million

    Marissa Mayer to Get $23 Million "Golden Parachute" After Verizon Deal Closes

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    But that shouldn't come as much of a surprise. Both Mayer and CFO Ken Goldman will continue to serve in their roles until the acquisition is concluded. And she chose to give up that same bonus and her annual equity grant, which is worth at least $12 million, for this year. The two parties ultimately reached an agreement to offer Verizon a $350 million concession.
  • China tries to tamp down United States trade tensions

    China tries to tamp down United States trade tensions

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    Managing differences can be a challenging job for the two top trade officials. The billionaire politician has repeatedly accused China of using unfair trade policies to steal jobs from the United States, threatening to retaliate with massive tariffs unless Beijing changes tack.
  • Americans drank more bottled water than soda in 2016

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    Americans have officially crowned bottled water as their beverage king. Americans drank more bottled water than any other beverage -including carbonated soft drinks - last year, according to research and consulting firm Beverage Marketing Corp .
  • Elon Musk Has a Big Offer for Australia

    Elon Musk Has a Big Offer for Australia

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    In specific, the 100MWh system would need to be installed in less than 100 days, assuming Cannon-Brookes can provide the money and clear any politics that may prevent the installation from happening. Since then, Cannon-Brookes said he had been inundated with expressions of support from Australian businesses. Cannon-Brookes said his phone has not stopped ringing since the conversation on social media.
  • Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

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    He issued a temporary restraining order barring enforcement against the family. The order sparked numerous lawsuits, including the Syrian refugee's initial federal complaint in Wisconsin. After the Trump ban was blocked the first time, the approval process restarted for the Syrian family and they're now preparing to travel to Jordan for visa interviews at the USA embassy, the last step before US customs officials decide whether to issue them visas.
  • Sales of Ivanka Trump's products skyrocket

    Sales of Ivanka Trump's products skyrocket

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    Being a private company, the Ivanka Trump brand has denied disclosing the figures of the product sale. From January to February of this year, Ivanka Trump's sales increased 346 percent . "To see such an extreme spike in one month is completely unheard of and came as a huge surprise to us", Lyst spokeswoman Sarah Tanner told the BBC earlier this week.
  • Iran Gets First Long-Haul Jetliner From Airbus

    Iran Gets First Long-Haul Jetliner From Airbus

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    Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A330 as part of its fleet renewal. Airbus forecasts that Iran will require some 400-to-500 new aircraft to modernize and expand its existing passenger fleet to catch up with years of pent-up demand on domestic and worldwide routes.
  • Starbucks Just Announced Its First-Ever Spring Cups

    Starbucks Just Announced Its First-Ever Spring Cups

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    For instance, the turquoise grande cup features an umbrella and raindrops, while the yellow venti cup has a smiling sun, and the green tall cup features a bunny doodle. Needless to say, the 2016 Christmas cups featured drawings of all kinds of elements related to Christmas. After a long winter, Starbucks is flinging into spring with its new line of spring cups.
  • Staples to close around 70 stores in 2017

    Staples to close around 70 stores in 2017

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    The stock has fallen nearly 6 percent in the last 12 months. ING Groep NV now owns 208,799 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,917,000 after buying an additional 27,572 shares in the last quarter. Pzena Investment Management, LLC is the second biggest holder with 32 million shares now valued at 290.74 million whilst Fidelity Management and Research Company has 30 million shares valued at 288.49 million.
  • Newly discovered fault line along San Andreas could unleash major California quake

    Newly discovered fault line along San Andreas could unleash major California quake

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    The fault system includes the Newport-Inglewood fault in L.A. and Orange counties, and the adjacent Rose Canyon fault, which runs down to San Diego, reports the L.A. 'But we know that tectonic forces are continually tightening the springs of the San Andreas fault system, making big quakes inevitable'. But to better understand and measure the hazard and potential ground shaking posed by the Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon system, further study is needed, Sahakian concluded.
  • Uber admits 'greyballing' app exists, pledges not to use it on regulators

    Uber admits 'greyballing' app exists, pledges not to use it on regulators

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    The technology uses data collected from the ride-hailing app to track and circumvent users who violate Uber's terms of service, including competitors and government sting operations. We wanted to give everyone an update on "greyballing". "This technology is used to hide the standard city app view for individual riders, enabling Uber to show that same rider a different version", Uber stated.
  • (RAD) Raised to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc

    (RAD) Raised to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc

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    Mizuho decreased their price target on shares of Rite Aid to $6.75 in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. The brokerage now has a $6.58 target price on the stock. The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 2.5. The corporation has a market cap of US$257.6 Billion. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/03/07/rite-aid-co-rad-raised-to-strong-buy-at-vetr-inc.html.