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Business Maritime dairy farmers say they've been sacrificed
Author: 0 Maritime dairy farmers say they've been sacrificed

News of the agreement was also lauded by Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, who congratulated the federal government on achieving a new deal with the United States and Mexico. Estimates suggest this will increase exports to Canada by $70 million, or 0.0003% of US GDP, a BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research report said. “The program saturated the global market with subsidized skim milk powder and cut the demand from Canadian cheese makers for ultra-filtered milk from the U.S.,” Fischer said.

Business US, Canada making progress in NAFTA talks
Author: 0 US, Canada making progress in NAFTA talks

For Trump , striking a new trade deal with Mexico - and possibly Canada - would be welcomed as a political win for Republicans ahead of the crucial USA midterm elections this fall. "We recognize that there is a possibility of getting there by Friday, but it is only a possibility, because it will hinge on whether or not there is ultimately a good deal for Canada", Trudeau told reporters, according to Reuters .

Business Trump 'strongly suggests' anyone needing a lawyer pass on Cohen
Author: 0 Trump 'strongly suggests' anyone needing a lawyer pass on Cohen

Manafort, who ran Trump's 2016 election campaign for three pivotal months, is likely to be sentenced to years, if not decades, of prison time after his conviction on eight fraud charges. In that inteview, as he did during several TV appearances, Davis encouraged donations to Cohen's new "Truth Fund", which has been set up on the GoFundMe website.

Business Pennsylvania Voters Head To Polls For Primary Election
Author: 0 Pennsylvania Voters Head To Polls For Primary Election

Another 61 have asked for the nonpartisan ballot, containing only the judge races, bringing the total of early votes to 1,275 out of more than 50,000 eligible. Under the old map, President Trump won the district by 8 percentage points in 2016; under the new map, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton carried it by 1 percentage point, according to the nonpartisan Cook Political Report.

Business Oneidas to offer sports betting after Supreme Court decision
Author: 0 Oneidas to offer sports betting after Supreme Court decision

The Oneidas say they have been making preparations to offer sports betting at venues on the Oneida reservation in anticipation of the court ruling. This applies to professional and college sports. Facilities like MGM Grand Las Vegas could be coming to Tunica casinos with multiple operators indicating they'll welcome the addition of sports betting to their properties.

Business Oneidas to offer sports betting after Supreme Court decision
Author: 0 Oneidas to offer sports betting after Supreme Court decision

The Oneidas say they have been making preparations to offer sports betting at venues on the Oneida reservation in anticipation of the court ruling. This applies to professional and college sports. Facilities like MGM Grand Las Vegas could be coming to Tunica casinos with multiple operators indicating they'll welcome the addition of sports betting to their properties.

Business Meghan Markle's wax figure at Madame Tussauds has been unveiled
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's wax figure at Madame Tussauds has been unveiled

You can see Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla speaking about Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle below. Just like Kate on her wedding day , Meghan is expected to wear more than one dress. Meanwhile, Meghan Markle will soon be married to Prince Harry at the Windsor Castle . Madame Tussauds New York , will also reveal their "American Princess" version of Meghan in a Self-Portrait dress.

Business Walmart buys 77% equity stake in Flipkart for $16 bn
Author: 0 Walmart buys 77% equity stake in Flipkart for $16 bn

This deal means that the war on pricing and discounting is set to continue. The acquisition will value Flipkart at almost $21 billion. Meanwhile, Amazon is also still fighting hard in India, with founder Jeff Bezos crowing last month that Amazon.in had the most-downloaded shopping app in India for 2017.

Business Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for almost $16 Billion
Author: 0 Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for almost $16 Billion

Flipkart's sales grew more than 50 percent in its most recent fiscal year to $4.6 billion, Walmart said , compared with $11.5 billion for Walmart's US e-commerce business. There will be an uneven level playing field to the disadvantage of retail traders. " Walmart is the ideal partner for the next phase of our journey, and we look forward to working together in the years ahead to bring our strengths and learnings in retail and eCommerce to the fore".

Business Boston Celtics: 3 Advantages to pulling off the sweep
Author: 0 Boston Celtics: 3 Advantages to pulling off the sweep

Celtics fans can be mad about the call if they want - McConnell appeared to wrap Tatum's arm up, and Tatum got called for trying to free himself - but that's a Marcus Smart special. These Celtics are simply unfazed when presented with these sort of obstacles. We just stayed with it. "Honestly, I wanted to start quicker". In the series - which went the full seven games - IN held the Cavs to a highly impressive 94.9 points per game.

Business Apple sets new first-half record in India: Tim Cook
Author: 0 Apple sets new first-half record in India: Tim Cook

During the period of January to March, Apple said that it sold 52.2 million iPhone . The company, flush with a huge cash pile on strong earnings enhanced by the USA tax cut plan of 2017, announced $100 billion in new share buybacks plus a 16 percent boost to its quarterly dividend .

Business Consumers, analysts react to Sprint, T-Mobile merger
Author: 0 Consumers, analysts react to Sprint, T-Mobile merger

T-Mobile CEO John Legere , who will lead the combined company, promised more innovation and a faster network. Rivals such as Verizon , AT&T and Comcast will have to respond, he said . Sievert said the combined worldwide workforce of about 240,000 employees will increase once the merger is complete. Regulatory hurdles and disputes over control of a combined organization halted previous merger discussions.

Business Amazon's new Echo rewards children for saying please and thank you
Author: 0 Amazon's new Echo rewards children for saying please and thank you

The Unlimited service offers premium content from Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, PBS Kids and Cartoon Network. The device comes with a kid-friendly case and a two-year warranty. Amazon has made another device that is kid and family friendly. FreeTime has a whole host of parent-set features so their kids can be safer online, such as time limits on how long kids can use the Echo, filtering of explicit song lyrics, and adding educational or kid-friendly content to the device.

Business Terry Rozier on Marcus Smart's Return:
Author: 0 Terry Rozier on Marcus Smart's Return: "It's going to be huge"

On the winning side, Giannis Antetokounmpo starred, contributing 27 points on 12-of-20 shooting along with seven rebounds, five assists. "Thon being in his second year and playing the way he did is huge for us". "We kept our composure and fought all the way to the end". "It helps a lot", Horford said. Defense certainly wasn't his calling card coming out of Duke, but Parker showed what he could look like on that end if he stays engaged.

Business China's ZTE protests U.S. ban
Author: 0 China's ZTE protests U.S. ban

ZTE shipped 46.4 million smartphones a year ago, placing it seventh among Android-based manufacturers, according to research firm IHS Markit. Why is this ban in place? "That is extremely unfair toward ZTE and we can not accept it", the statement said.

Business Regulators To Require Inspections After Jet Engine Explosion
Author: 0 Regulators To Require Inspections After Jet Engine Explosion

A New Mexico bank executive who died on a Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious sides together. Southwest Airlines announced its own program for similar inspections of its 700 planes over the next month. Marty Martinez captured this image of the blown out engine after the plane touched down in Philadelphia.

Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors 4/16/18, Prediction & Odds

Head coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs coaches during the game against the Orlando Magic on March 13, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Rudy Gay led the Spurs with 15 points off the bench while LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes chipped in 14 each. "Some were a little bit strong".

Business Mark Zuckerberg faces off with American lawmakers Video
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg faces off with American lawmakers Video

He had two encounters, one with the Senate and one with the House. So, it's time to play the devil's advocate and answer some FAQs. It was alleged that conservative voices were shut down more than others. Julian Wheatland, chair of Cambridge Analytica's British counterpart SCL group, will join as CEO soon. Cambridge Analytica offers its services to businesses and political parties who want to "change people's behaviour"! Facebook is looking to know basically as much as possible about its ...

Business Facebook users 'very concerned' about invasion of privacy
Author: 0 Facebook users 'very concerned' about invasion of privacy

Facebook plans to look into whether Cubeyou collected data for academic purposes and then used it commercially, following a partnership with Cambridge University in the UK. The stolen data was so widespread that it even swept up information on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg . One option should be "I don't have a Facebook account".

Business Slight chance of severe storms Friday night
Author: 0 Slight chance of severe storms Friday night

As the low moves eastward a cold front will be racing south. "The primary potential impacts for Sunday looks like damaging winds", meteorologists wrote in a forecast discussion. We've had mostly sunny skies throughout the afternoon as temperatures warmed to around 80 degrees. Once the front crosses the area, our skies will clear by Monday morning , giving way to slightly cooler temps.

Business Another superintendent evaluation on agenda for USD 253 board
Author: 0 Another superintendent evaluation on agenda for USD 253 board

The board voted unanimously to fund the soccer program as a junior varsity sport for the 2018-2019 school year. He also said the superintendent should be committed to hiring school resource officers who represent a diverse population. Jack Truemper of Stephens Inc., a financial adviser to the district, presented information on the increase in annual debt payments the district would have in the event it issued varying amounts of bonds.

Business Colder temperatures and grey weather forecast after sunny weekend
Author: 0 Colder temperatures and grey weather forecast after sunny weekend

Friday will be partly sunny with a high around 66, and Saturday will be mostly sunny, around 73 degrees, the service said. Our low temperatures will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s. This almost stationary front is separating colder air north from warmer air south. Yes...we will get close to 70° in our southern counties. The snow mixing in with rain will help limit snowfall and will be hard to accumulate with surfaces being warm .

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