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Tesla Has Just Become More Valuable Than Ford

In his vision, Tesla is going to change the world, and is primed to cash in on the two transformative trends in the industry: the shift to electric vehicles as part of a broader societal move to cleaner energy, and the advent of automated driving.

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Hopes in New York for Sunday budget deal

NY state lawmakers on Monday voted to extend their deadline for passing a budget by two months. Governor Cuomo ended a weekend of gridlocked budget negotiations by proposing a stopgap measure to keep the state funded and avert a shutdown after the legislature blew its Friday deadline.

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Electronic devices banned on some UK-bound flights: are you affected?

Following a similar controversial ban from the US, Britain has announced a cabin baggage ban on electronic devices from six Muslim-majority countries. Devices including Kindles and other e-readers will be banned, along with hybrid devices such as the Microsoft Surface and iPad Pro, as well as the new Nintendo Switch gaming system.

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South Africa's new finance minister notes 'mutual suspicion'

Fellow opposition parties have suggested their support on the matter, although they will need a further 50 (of 249) votes from the ANC ruling party to oust Zuma. What's behind South African finance minister's sacking? Gordhan's name alone stabilised the markets which had been gripped by panic after Des Van Rooyen's surprise appointment in 2015.

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S.Africa's communist party warns of looting after Zuma axes finance minister

He clashed with President Jacob Zuma over the affordability of building nuclear power plants and the management of state-owned companies. As concerns grew that loyalists of the president might see an opening for graft, he added: "South Africa is not for sale ".

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House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

It now goes to president trump for his signature. "The vote in Congress to repeal the broadband privacy rules , allowing internet service providers to spy on their customers and sell their data without consent, is a awful setback for the American public", said Susan Grant of the Consumer Federation of America.

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McConnell Throws Cold Water On Idea Of Reviving Obamacare Repeal Effort

On Tuesday, he suggested Republicans weren't giving up. Say the word "bipartisan" and hopeful hearts go aflutter. House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the bill in February to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law, and although Trump said he supported it, he did not aggressively sell it until the final few days before the vote was scheduled.

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IU students on Miller's hiring: 'The coach could make the difference'

The Indiana Hoosiers correctly hired Archie Miller , avoiding the pitfalls of what life could have been with Steve Alford. The program drips with history. Let's go with 22 wins and 11-7 in the Big Ten for now. Arizona-Louisville? Done that a five times, too, including three since the mid-1990s. Duke has been every year since 1996 and has missed just once (1995) since 1984.

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Coach has Sweet 16-bound Gators surging at right time

The Gators, however, won in a nerve-wracking overtime and now are just 40 minutes away from a trip to the Final Four . The job Gard has done as Wisconsin's permanent coach this season might be even better. That was the Badgers' last lead until the very end, as the Gators scored the next nine, kicked off by Allen's three. Forward Devin Robinson has been a standout during the tournament.

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Portland falls to 25th largest metro area despite growth

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its 2016 population estimates for U.S. counties and metro areas. Births outnumbered deaths in the county 23,209 to 18,231, and 4,279 people moved into the county from foreign countries. The bureau collected population data from july of 2015 to July of 2016. The general patterns in these counties where the same as in Cook County. When those tax hikes are in place, the Chicago area will likely lose more population due to taxation.

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First Android O Features Announced

Unlike previous year, Google has not showed up any early developer preview of Android 8.0, and the only official tease is of the "Oreo" naming, which to is far from confirmation. However, the Android 7.1.2 has not still been made public by the technology giant, and it is in-fact expected that the new version of Android Nougat might be part of April's security patch update .

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Angela Merkel calls for standardized European rules on using data

Donald Trump has dismissed reports of him seemingly snubbing Angela Merkel's request for a handshake as "fake news". Mrs Merkel, who was travelling with top executives from German companies Siemens, Schaeffler and BMW, said she hoped the U.S.

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The five questions to ask following the US Fed rate hike

At the press conference after the meeting, Marketplace asked Yellen about Fed critics who say wages aren't growing fast enough for an interest rate increase. The lack of specificity gives the Fed flexibility in case forthcoming elections in Europe or other unseen events disrupt the global economy. "We have lifted our global growth forecast to 3.25 per cent, whereas the long run average is 3.8 per cent, so I don't think you should be assuming the world's off and running like before the GFC", ...

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The Fed just raised interest rates again. Now things get interesting

Onlookers widely expected the central bank to raise rates Wednesday. So what message does this rate hike send to consumers? When looking at the more broad spectrum unemployment rate called the "U-6", rate, unemployment is actually somewhere around 9.3 percent.

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Seton Hall-Arkansas Preview

Alabama sits at 19-14 overall and will now wait to see what their future holds in the postseason. As it turned out, its past was the one thing it couldn't escape in Kentucky's 79-74 victory. Semi Ojeleye, the AAC Player of the Year, added 17 points for SMU (29-4), which will meet either CT or No. 15 Cincinnati Sunday for the tournament title and the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament .

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Why China Should Work With The US To Contain North Korea

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptors arrive at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, in this handout picture provided by the United States Forces Korea (USFK) and released by Yonhap on March 7, 2017. "As much as our position pertaining to national security should remain unwavering regardless of the domestic political situation, we will continue to maintain steady preparedness in close cooperation with our diplomatic and security agencies with regards to North ...

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Ballot 'Bloodbath' if GOP Health Plan Fails

Then the cry for "repeal" suddenly shifted to "repeal and replace ", and an audible sigh of relief swept through the Trump base. Leaders of the House of Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce talked about the draft law on their opening statements in Congress.

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Israel Beats Netherlands To Win Pool A

Sport's Bob Nightengale breaks down the teams to watch at this year's World Baseball Classic. "It's kind of like a Disney movie", Team Israel infielder Ty Kelly, a Mets minor leaguer who is also an aspiring screenwriter, told ESPN . Earlier in the at-bat, Profar popped up to shallow right field and it appeared as if the Netherlands had hit into its first out of the inning. Tim Kennelly then drove Hughes home to give Australia a 7-0 lead.

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House Republicans unveil Obamacare repeal plans

Schumer (D-N.Y.). While AHCA would allow former President Barack Obama's introduction of Medicaid-expansion programs to continue until January 1, 2020, it would then freeze enrollment. Meaving the GOP potentially two votes short of passing the bill. Rand Paul was complaining on Twitter that the House proposal wasn't conservative enough.

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Conservatives find good messages in president's speech but see many battles ahead

President Donald Trump will speak before a joint session of Congress Tuesday , where he is expected to lay out his vision for the coming four years. But how much Trump is willing to bend on the legalization issue and whether reform will hurt him politically among the anti-immigration lobby is still unknown.

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Forward Earnings Estimate of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company(HPE)

Analyst had a consensus of $0.60. On Next Day, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $0.42/share where Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) reported its Actual EPS of $0.42. "Gamco Investors INC. ET AL Acquires 11,300 Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE )" was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem.

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Trump's First Month 'Achieving Results For American People:' White House

While the Republican-controlled Congress has started efforts to repeal what's known as Obamacare, it is unclear whether they will try to replace it completely or just fix elements of it. But when it was over, I thought he raised more questions than he answered. Flynn told Vice President Mike Pence, and the rest of us, that he did not talk about USA sanctions with the Russians.

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How 'Jane Roe' came to symbolize both pro-life and pro-choice

Although abortion is now legal in the U.S., it comes at a high cost for women even to this day. "Wade" class="local_link" target="_blank">declining, which researchers attribute to easier access to birth control. Throughout her life, McCorvey struggled with addiction and unemployment, and decades in the spotlight didn't result in financial stability. Eventually, McCorvey attended a church service, and later was baptized in a backyard swimming pool.

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In the Midst of Dueling Abortion Protests, a Civil Conversation

In many cities, defenders of women's right to choose abortion outnumbered those at the anti-Planned Parenthood rallies, in some cases as many as 10 to 1. Lawmakers and governors in 24 states introduced or passed legislation that would have denied funding to the nation's largest abortion provider, which receives about $500 million from taxpayers each year.

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Trump aides in contact with Russian officials

President Donald Trump in a press conference at the White House on Thursday discussed his concern about the leaks taking place from within his administration. "Officials said that the absence of an orderly flow of council documents, ultimately the responsibility of Mr. Flynn, explained why [Secretary of Defense James] Mattis and Mike Pompeo, the director of the C.I.A ".

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Crews race to fix California dam before more rain falls

The rising water topped over the earthen back-up spillway, which has a concrete top, for the first time in the dam's 50-year history over the weekend. If the main spillway remains in operation forecast storms aren't likely to put water into the reservoir faster than it can be drained, neither is snowmelt alone.

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In win over Oregon, UCLA shows D it can take pride in

Southern California: Plays fifth-ranked OR at home on Saturday night. In the second half the Ducks missed 20 of 30 shots and UCLA outrebounded them by eight. "We got stagnant at some point in the second half and the ball stopped moving", OR guard Tyler Dorsey said. The same Bruins who'd entered halftime down nine outscored OR 43-31 in the second half.

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US Appeals Court to hear arguments over Trump migrant ban

August Flentje, special counsel for the US Justice Department , told the appellate panel that "Congress has expressly authorized the president to suspend entry of categories of aliens". No matter how the appeals court rules, the case ultimately could end up in front of the Supreme Court. These documents include a much-publicized amicus (aka "friend of the court") brief, which opposes the travel ban, by almost 100 tech companies including Google (goog) and Apple (aapl).

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India dominate day one with strong batting performance

Bangladesh played their first ever Test match against India in Dhaka in 2000. Goals from Mario Mandzukic and Gonzalo Higuain gave leaders Juventus a 2-0 win over Crotone, allowing them to extend their Serie A lead to seven points. While that partnership was precious for the home team and a great watch at times, Kohli was on another level. But that is where Bangladesh's joy ended as both Rahane and Kohli took over from where Vijay and Pujara had left.

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Karma again? GoPro's drone back on sale (with a new battery latch)

Under generally accepted accounting principles, GoPro lost $116 million, or 82 cents a share, in the December quarter. Regardless, Woodman characterized 2016 as a successful year for GoPro , rolling out the Hero5 line, the Karma Grip hand-held and wearable stabilizer, the Quik mobile and desktop applications and the GoPro Plus cloud service.