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Finance State jobless rate ticks up to 3.6 percent, remains below US
Author: 0 State jobless rate ticks up to 3.6 percent, remains below US

Over the year, the unemployment rate fell from 5.4 percent in March 2016, the report showed, as the number of people counted as unemployed fell by 38,000 to 311,000 last month. Virginia's unemployment rate continued to decline in March, falling to 3.8 percent. In the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett region, the labor force increased by 2,500 over the same period.

Finance Internal Documents Reveal Apple's Self-Driving Car Technology
Author: 0 Internal Documents Reveal Apple's Self-Driving Car Technology

Last week, Apple was granted a permit by the California Department of Motor Vehicles to officially test autonomous driving technology - at the time the clearest sign yet that Apple was interested in the burgeoning field. They need to be ready to take manual control of the vehicle. Nothing in the released documents confirm if Apple aims to build a vehicle from scratch or create a self-driving platform to be used by a partner manufacturer, although Gene Munster believes it is the latter.

Finance Toyota announces Kenworth-based hydrogen truck
Author: 0 Toyota announces Kenworth-based hydrogen truck

The heavy-duty truck being developed for Project Portal will join passenger vehicles in Toyota's test and production fleets as well as fuel cell buses operating in Japan, all of which produce electricity from the chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen, and emit nothing but water vapor at the tailpipe.

Finance Greece posts 3.9 percent GDP primary surplus in 2016: Greek statistical authority
Author: 0 Greece posts 3.9 percent GDP primary surplus in 2016: Greek statistical authority

A government spokesman later said the actual figure reaches 4.19 percent of GDP for 2016, based on the definition of the primary budget surplus, as listed in the third memorandum agreement between Greece and its institutional creditors. There is a downside to the news, however, as the figures point to overtaxation imposed a year ago combined with excessive containment of expenditure.

Finance Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time
Author: 0 Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

The company has pursued revenue streams outside its core wireless business, including a US$4.48 billion deal for Yahoo Inc's core business. (VZ) is at 58.6. On a comparable basis, revenue fell about 4.5 percent. During the same period a year ago, the company earned $0.89 earnings per share. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.63% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -0.81%.

Finance Uptrend Stocks At Street: Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC), Citigroup (NYSE:C)
Author: 0 Uptrend Stocks At Street: Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC), Citigroup (NYSE:C)

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 18,498 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $239,000 after buying an additional 1,650 shares in the last quarter. Analysts recommended an average brokerage rating of Hold derived from brokerage firms, according to FactSet. 02/24/2016 - Stillwater Mining Company was downgraded to " by analysts at Goldman Sachs.

Finance Mumbai Indians humble Daredevils by 14 runs in IPL
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians humble Daredevils by 14 runs in IPL

Daredevils, believed to have one of the best attacks, restricted the hosts to 142 for eight but were awful in run chase, managing only 128 for seven. The pair, who'd earlier opened the bowling together, salvaged some pride by putting on 91, the second highest seventh-wicket partnership ever in the IPL, Rabada departing in the penultimate over for 44 while Morris remained unbeaten on 52.

Author: 0 US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

Exxon has asked the U.S. Treasury Department for permission to bypass sanctions on Russian Federation, according to the Wall Street Journal . John McCain (R-Ariz.), a leading Russian Federation hawk, responded to news of Exxon's request with a Wednesday tweet reading, "Are you insane?" The Trump administration rejected Exxon Mobil's request to resume an oil drilling project in Russian Federation that is now blocked by U.S.

Author: 0 San Francisco blackout knocks power out to thousands

The announcement saying power was restored was posted just after 5 p.m. About 90,000 people were without power there for much of Friday after a circuit breaker failed at a substation, igniting insulation and causing a fire, investigators said.

Finance Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry
Author: 0 Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Trump first lashed out last Tuesday during a speech in Wisconsin. "I want to end and add by saying that Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace ". Trump first expressed his concern about Canadian taxes on certain dairy imports while visiting Wisconsin this week, and suggested it would be a priority as he attempts to renegotiate NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Finance North Korea says don't mess with us as US plans next move
Author: 0 North Korea says don't mess with us as US plans next move

China certainly has strong historic ties with North Korea. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley stressed that the burden is on North Korea to prevent an escalation. "We better hope that wasn't the reason, because if North Korea chose not to test because they were anxious about an aircraft carrier getting close, now that it is not close, are they going to test?" "I have absolute confidence that he will be trying very hard" to handle North Korea, Trump said of Xi.

Author: 0 Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said 50,000 police, gendarmes and soldiers would be deployed during the election to guarantee security in 67,000 polling stations across the country. Communist-backed firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon, 65, was the only one of the four to stick to his schedule. Yet during a White House news conference Thursday, the president said he believed in a strong Europe.

Author: 0 Facebook launches camera platform for developers to encourage AR

Facebook expects that developers will create games and other apps with AR Studio , and it's already experimented with creating an urban art project for augmented reality. The addition of new QR codes to the Messenger makes it possible to learn more about events in the real world by scanning them with your phone. It will allow those who own virtual reality headsets to build personalized cartoonish-looking avatars from their recently tagged photos.

Finance The global March for Science started with a single Reddit thread
Author: 0 The global March for Science started with a single Reddit thread

PM Modi said Earth Day is a day of gratitude to Mother Earth and a day to reiterate our firm resolve to keep our planet clean and green. "We didn't choose to be in this battle, but it has come to the point where we have to fight because the stakes are too great", said Pennsylvania State University climate scientist Michael Mann, who regularly clashes with politicians.

Author: 0 Muslim sisters should get justice: Modi

Some experts believe that many Muslim women who have suffered because of this practice voted for the BJP for opposing the practice. "The BJP is yet to reach its peak". The BJP wants to repeat a UP in Odisha. His observation came during his concluding remarks at the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day National Executive meeting here.

Finance IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments
Author: 0 IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

In response, the Administration is undertaking an ambitious policy agenda that includes tax reform, deregulation, and infrastructure investment to sustainably raise USA economic output and employment. The IMFC statement reiterated pledges from October to "refrain from competitive devaluations" of currencies and to avoid targeting "our exchange rates for competitive purposes".

Finance Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case
Author: 0 Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case

They say the arrests were made following a multiyear operation by the force's Human Trafficking Team. The four-year operation, dubbed Project Raphael, zeroed in on men who sought sex for money from girls whom they believed were between 14 and 16 years old.

Finance DAVIDSON: Motorcycle shipments fell by 14.7%
Author: 0 DAVIDSON: Motorcycle shipments fell by 14.7%

Stock investors purchased 4,888 put options on the company. HOG has a 1-year high price of $ 63.40 and 1-year low price of $40.85. HOG stock's price is now -11.21% down from its 52-week high and +37.79% up from its 52-week low. Quantitative Invest Mngmt Lc has 0.13% invested in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE: HOG ) for 89,600 shares. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were expecting earnings of $1.02 per share.