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FBI investigating shootings of Indian men in Kansas as hate crime

February 28, 2017 By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Reuters) – The deadly shooting of an Indian engineer and wounding of his co-worker last Wednesday at a bar in Kansas is being investigated as a hate crime, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed, and Alok Madasani, both 32, worked as engineers at U.S. company Garmin, which makes navigational devices. They were at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, a Kansas City suburb, when the shootings occurred. Another man, Ian Grillot, was wounded when…

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Mexico may force Slim’s America Movil to separate fixed unit -sources

February 28, 2017 By Christine Murray MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s telecoms regulator has discussed forcing billionaire Carlos Slim to legally separate his fixed-line company Telmex from his mobile business, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would intensify antitrust rules against the company. Late on Monday, the regulator’s seven-person board voted on whether to toughen, maintain or loosen rules against America Movil and broadcaster Grupo Televisa , according to the three people, who declined to be named as deliberations were not public. Reuters could not confirm whether…

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Disruption in Amazon’s cloud service ripples through internet

February 28, 2017 By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Some web surfers on Tuesday experienced glitches on media outlets and other sites whose data is hosted by Amazon.com Inc’s popular cloud business, which Amazon said suffered a technical disruption. The technology company’s simple storage service, known as Amazon S3, experienced “high error rates” that rippled throughout its various cloud services, Amazon said in an online posting. As of early afternoon Pacific Time, the company said several features had fully recovered, and it was working to return to normal operations….

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Dow breaks 12-day record streak ahead of Trump speech; retail down

February 28, 2017 By Caroline Valetkevitch (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday and the Dow snapped a 12-day streak of record closes as investors awaited President Donald Trump’s address to Congress, while a disappointing outlook from Target dragged down retailers. All three major indexes posted gains, however, for the month of February, with the S&P 500 up 3.7 percent. Stocks have risen sharply in the wake of the Nov. 8 election, bolstered by Trump’s promises of tax reform, infrastructure spending and reduced regulations, and investors are looking for more…

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EVENING MAGATHREAD – ❤️ BTFO TRIBUTE ❤️

💖 HEEEEEY HEEEY HEEY YOU LOVELY CENTIPEDES YOU 💖 You got your girl /u/Ivaginaryfriend here to deliver this beautiful TRUMP-Tuesday evening MAGAthread!! I hope you are all having a fabulous Tuesday evening!! Just a reminder, President Trump will be addressing Congress tonight at 9 PM!! (Trump Time) TEAM BTFO, HOW I LOVE YOU SOOOOOOO As February comes to a close, I’d like to dedicate this moment to the incredible people I’ve gotten to work with throughout the past month. It feels like yesterday we were handed our ban hammers together…..

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Russia, China block U.N. sanctions on Syria over gas attacks

February 28, 2017 By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday cast its seventh veto to protect the Syrian government from United Nations Security Council action, blocking a bid by Western powers to impose sanctions over accusations of chemical weapons attacks during the six-year Syrian conflict. China backed Russia and cast its sixth veto on Syria. Russia had said the vote on the resolution, drafted by France, Britain and the United States, would harm U.N.-led peace talks between the warring Syrian parties in Geneva, which began last week….

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YouTube unveils $35-a-month live TV service

February 28, 2017 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s YouTube will launch a live TV service in the next few months that offers the four major U.S. broadcast networks plus cable channels, YouTube Chief Executive Susan Wojcicki said on Tuesday. The service, called YouTube TV, will cost $35 a month for six accounts, Wojcicki told reporters at an event at YouTube’s production space in Los Angeles. More than 40 networks including Walt Disney Co’s ESPN will be offered, as well as YouTube’s original series starring creators from the platform, executives…

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Salesforce forecasts lower-than-expected first-quarter profit, shares fall

February 28, 2017 By Rishika Sadam (Reuters) – Salesforce.com Inc forecast a lower-than-expected profit for the first quarter, sending its shares down nearly 2 percent in extended trading on Tuesday. The company said it expects first-quarter adjusted profit of 25 cents-26 cents per share. Analysts were expecting a profit of 30 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. “There might be some noise about the numbers (outlook) and seasonality, but I think the fundamentals are fine,” Steve Koenig, a Wedbush Securities analyst said. The company has been focusing on…

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FCA reveals federal and state officials have probes on diesel

February 28, 2017 DETROIT (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Justice Department and several state attorneys general for alleged excess diesel emissions by some of its vehicles, the automaker revealed in a filing with the SEC on Tuesday. (Reporting by Bernie Woodall and David Shepardson) The post FCA reveals federal and state officials have probes on diesel appeared first on One America News Network. Powered by WPeMatico

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Policy details and tone will be key in Trump speech to Congress

February 28, 2017 By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After a turbulent start to his presidency, Donald Trump goes before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday night to give a speech that will be closely watched for details of his plans for the economy and whether he can strike a more conciliatory tone. World financial markets will be scrutinizing the 9 p.m. address in the House of Representatives for specifics of how the Republican president aims to make good on promises to tackle tax reform, boost infrastructure spending and simplify regulations…

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