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Finance Judge approves Trump University settlement
Author: 0 Judge approves Trump University settlement

In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 photo, Sherri Simpson poses for a photo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. During the campaign, Trump vowed to continue fighting the fraud claims but agreed to the settlement soon after he was elected. Ms Simpson argued that she should have been given more opportunity to opt out of the settlement. The real estate attorney tried to opt of the class action at the last minute and says she wants an apology from Trump.

Finance White House Demands Vote on Obamacare Repeal
Author: 0 White House Demands Vote on Obamacare Repeal

Republicans who repeatedly voted to repeal the ACA - before voters gave them congressional majorities and a president who would sign a repeal - now must replace it in the context of an American consensus in favor of a government obligation to guarantee universal access to health insurance .

Author: 0 Kickoff Match Moved Back to the Main Card

The Miz is a former WWE Champion, but has spent most of the last few years in relative obscurity deep down the card. WWE has announced the full match card for WrestleMania 33, as well as revealed what matches will be on the pre-show, when the shows will start, how to watch the show and more.

Author: 0 AT&T to build U.S. emergency wireless network

In a move long anticipated by onlookers, the Department of Commerce and FirstNet on Thursday officially awarded USA wireless carrier AT&T a $6.5 billion contract to build out a dedicated network for first responders. AT&T will spend roughly $40 billion over the course of the quarter century towards building, deploying, operating, and maintaining the network itself.

Finance Gibraltar outraged that Spain has veto power over its future
Author: 0 Gibraltar outraged that Spain has veto power over its future

The clause is likely to face a fierce backlash from London, which has always been engaged in a sovereignty row with Spain over Gibraltar and has pledged to stand by its overseas territory known as the Rock. Nearly 96 percent of Gibraltarians chose to remain in the European Union in last year's Brexit referendum, but British voters overall chose to leave the bloc.

Finance Judge approves Trump University $25 mn lawsuit settlements
Author: 0 Judge approves Trump University $25 mn lawsuit settlements

The settlement combined two California class-action lawsuits and a civil action by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The lawsuits claimed that Trump University misled students into spending thousands of dollars on real estate seminars and a yearlong mentorship program that didn't live up to promises.

Author: 0 BlackBerry shares jump as results top estimates

Analysts say that implies at least $180 million (U.S.) in software revenue in the fourth quarter ended February 28, which would constitute a break out from the $150 million to $170 million range BlackBerry has delivered over the last five quarters.

Author: 0 Uber president steps down as company turmoil intensifies

Uber president Jeff Jones has left the ride-hailing service after just over six months, saying the company is "inconsistent" with his values. And executive engineer Amit Singhal was asked to resign five weeks after failing to disclose he had left his previous job at Google following sexual harassment claims.

Finance Boeing's North Charleston-built 787-10 takes off on first test flight
Author: 0 Boeing's North Charleston-built 787-10 takes off on first test flight

It is 18 feet longer than the 787-9 and has 40 more seats. The first test flight can be tracked here. The airplane is expected to fly to the Seattle area next week for its certification testing. Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita, Kansas, provides 787 forward fuselage sections to both Everett and North Charleston . The 787-10 model, which is made of parts from global suppliers, is produced from start to finish in North Charleston .

Author: 0 South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister

Predictably, South Africa's currency tanked on the news, and economists believe that ratings agencies are poised to downgrade the country to junk status. The scandal-ridden Zuma in November survived an attempt by senior party members to oust him as president. The leading opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has filed a vote of no confidence in the president that should be put to a parliamentary vote by early May.

Author: 0 NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy

Sixty percent said that they feel embarrassed by Trump while 30 percent said they feel proud and 9 percent said that they are unsure. But Trump lost the popular vote by 3 million, putting him in the rare position of being a newly elected president who is disfavored by the majority of the American voting public.

Finance Amazon to shut down Diapers.com and more struggling sites
Author: 0 Amazon to shut down Diapers.com and more struggling sites

The e-commerce analysts said Amazon probably meant to eliminate the sites as stand-alone businesses at some point, and the company's renewed grocery push is an ideal time to consolidate brands. "Consumables like soap and pet food are often priced very competitively by retailers in order to drive price perception and ultimately drive online and in-store traffic", Guru Hariharan, chief executive of retail technology company Boomerang Commerce, told Reuters .

Author: 0 China confirms Xi meeting with Trump in April

It will be the first meeting between Xi and Trump, whose presidency began on January 20, amid heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies over issues including North Korea, the disputed South China Sea, Taiwan and trade. According to statistics from the U.S. "Xi's visit is of great historical significance to the development of China-US ties, as the two heads of state will chart the direction of the relationship from the top level, sending a positive signal to the world", ...

Author: 0 Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

Westinghouse's nuclear services business is expected to continue to perform profitably over the course of the bankruptcy and eventually be sold by Toshiba , people familiar with the matter said. The company, owned by Japan's Toshiba , has been struggling in recent years. Then, in 2009, when regulators in both Georgia and SC approved the construction of new AP1000 reactors, it looked like Toshiba's investment would pay off.

Finance Oil prices rise with Libyan output disruption, upside capped
Author: 0 Oil prices rise with Libyan output disruption, upside capped

The chart below illustrates crude oil price movement amid the rising US drilling and uncertainties over OPEC's decision on output cuts. "OPEC and non-OPEC chose to get ahead of the game this weekend, announcing they are reviewing whether the output curb deal should be extended", said Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at futures brokerage OANDA in Singapore, adding that this had given crude some support.

Author: 0 Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops

But it won't be easy, because doing so would mean disregarding a substantial pile of scientific evidence that his agency has assembled on the risks of this chemical. Patti Goldman, from the environmental group Earth Justice, calls the decision "unconscionable", and says that her group will fight it in court . President Donald Trump's denial of climate change has often been observed as the leading example of this antagonism toward knowledge and academia, but denying the harmfulness of ...

Finance US economy grew at steady 2.1 percent rate in Q4
Author: 0 US economy grew at steady 2.1 percent rate in Q4

Household outlays drove overall GDP growth in late 2016, contributing 2.4 percentage points to the quarter's 2.1% growth rate. The added strength came from stronger consumer spending, which offset an increased drag from trade. The Labor Department (DOL) reports initial jobless claims for the week ending March 25 totaled a seasonally adjusted 258,000, down 3,000 from the previous week's unrevised level.