• Service charge not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

    Service charge not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

    Hefty fines and stringent action against violation can not be taken at present as the current Consumer Protection Law does not empower the ministry to do so, the official said. Though the minister had made this observation about service charges earlier, no guidelines had been sent to the states. The charge is neither hidden nor disguised.

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  • Williams the OT hero as Caps beat Leafs in Game 5

    Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin returned for the second period of Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night after an apparent leg injury late in the first. "It's just not very predictable right now because there is stuff that is bouncing all over". All five games, most tellingly, have been decided by a single goal with four of the five finishing in OT.

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  • Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

    To view the full article, register now. The well, located in the Greater Prudhoe Bay area, was venting gas, which caused a spray of crude oil to impact the well pad. BP was behind the worst oil spill in the United States: the 2010 Gulf oil spill . So, in 2006, due to corroded pipe, 4.8 thousand barrels of oil leaked, while in 2009, Alaska suffered a leak of 1.1 million barrels.

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  • United CEO says David Dao debacle was 'a watershed moment'

    United CEO says David Dao debacle was 'a watershed moment'

    To Metrorail I would simply say, borrowing from the United Airlines passengers: What are you doing to the poor? Footage of 69-year-old Dao being pulled screaming from his seat emerged earlier this month, plunging United Airlines into a PR storm and causing their share prices to plummet.

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  • US crude stocks down, but gasoline inventories rise

    West Texas Intermediate for May delivery dropped 73 cents, or 1.4%, to $51.68/bbl at 12:33 p.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Output rose 17,000 b/d last week to 9.252 million b/d, the highest level since August 2015, EIA estimates showed.

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  • American Airlines employee challenges passenger to fight

    American Airlines employee challenges passenger to fight

    Moments later, a male American Airlines employee boards the plane, and the male passenger from earlier gets up out of his seat again and says, "Hey bud, hey bud, you do that to me and I'll knock you flat". Officials offered no other details about what happened, but the airline apologized to the passenger and her family. The woman's seat was upgraded to first class and she was put on another flight.

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  • Champs-Elysees gunman was focus of anti-terror probe

    A Belgian prosecutor said there was no indication the attacker was Belgian, reported France 24 . The gunman was shot dead by other officers, and a woman tourist was also wounded in the incident on Thursday night. A French national, the man shot two officers in 2001 after being stopped by a police auto, according to the source. The impact on the election is unclear.

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  • China places its bomber aircraft on heightened alert

    What kind of strike was that again? "They have been talking with this gentleman for a long time", he said , referring to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. The Trump administration is focusing its North Korea strategy on tougher sanctions, possibly including an oil embargo, a global ban on its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang, Reuters reported last week, citing usa officials.

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  • Capital Investment Advisors LLC Buys Shares of 7904 Allstate Corp (ALL)

    The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink . 2155766 shares were traded on Allstate Corporation (The)'s last session. CENTRAL TRUST Co's holdings in Allstate Corp were worth $1,549,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Boston Partners now owns 9,515,049 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $658,251,000 after buying an additional 59,779 shares during the last quarter.

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  • France's PM uses Paris attack for election platform

    France's PM uses Paris attack for election platform

    According to the recent opinion polls , Fillion is expected to receive 20% of the vote in the first round of the elections while Le Pen may gain 22%. But Le Pen was not the only one to issue stern pledges. "New restrictive regulations on immigration, asylum or citizenship must be taken", she said.

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  • Germany: Suspect bet against Dortmund then bombed its bus

    Germany: Suspect bet against Dortmund then bombed its bus

    Sergej. W had allegedly taken out a loan on April 3 to pay for the put options and bought them online from the IP address of the Hotel L'Arrivee, where the team was staying. "There are a couple of letters claiming responsibility on behalf of the so-called Islamic State, but another letter claimed responsibility on behalf of right-wing extremists", McGuinness said.

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  • Inicia término de 60 días para que México solicite extradición de Duarte

    Inicia término de 60 días para que México solicite extradición de Duarte

    Se están analizando otras órdenes de aprehensión que existen en su contra para ver si cumplen con los mismos requisitos del tratado y así presentar la solicitud formal de extradición . Macías partió a Europa acompañada por sus tres hijos; su madre, María Virginia Tubill; su hermana Mónica Ghihan Macías Tubilla , su cuñado José Armando Rodríguez Ayache y los dos hijos de este matrimonio.

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  • New United Airlines Policy Scraps Last-Minute Boarding for Crew Members

    United Airlines is changing a company policy so that crew members can no longer displace passengers who are already seated, the Associated Press reports. The airline is emphasizing that it will also no longer ask law enforcement to evict passengers that do not pose a security threat. United Airlines found itself in the news again this week when a scorpion, which fell from overhead bin, stung a passenger.

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  • Paulo Dybala renovó con Juventus hasta 2022

    Paulo Dybala renovó con Juventus hasta 2022

    Madrid-Turín, 12 abr (EFE). La Juventus llegará al partido del Camp Nou con una ventaja importante, después de vencer 3-0 al Barcelona en la Ida de los Cuartos de Final , donde Paulo Dybala fue el gran protagonista de la noche con un par de anotaciones, y además, terminó con los rumores de su posible salida del club.

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  • México y Cuba firman convenios sobre salud

    México y Cuba firman convenios sobre salud

    La Habana , 21 abr (RHC) El jefe de Gobierno de la capital mexicana, Miguel Ángel Mancera, inicia este viernes una visita de trabajo a Cuba, durante la cual se reunirá con representantes de instituciones de salud. El Heberprot-P es precisamente algo para reforzar en Ciudad México, porque no requiere de implementación hospitalaria de alto control, sino de un profesional capacitado para la aplicación, comentó en exclusiva a Prensa Latina.

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  • Real Madrid y Atlético chocarán en semis de la Champions

    Este viernes se realizó el sorteo de las semifinales del máximo certamen por equipos y el cruce entre Real Madrid y el Atlético de Simeone dirimirán un lugar en la final . La última ocasión que sucedió fue en la campaña 2010-11, cuando Barcelona logró clasificarse a la gran final tras vencer al Real Madrid por un global de 3-1.

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  • Copa MX Final 2017: Chivas vs Morelia, horarios y canales de transmisión

    Esta fue la cuarta copa del club, el segundo desde que se reanudó la competición en 2012. Durante el tiempo regular del partido Final de Copa MX disputado entre el Rebaño Sagrado y Monarcas los cartones quedaron igualados, por lo que las acciones tuvieron que ser definidass en tiros penales, donde el equipo local fue más certero y logró convertirse en nuevo Campeón del certamen , gracias a una pletórica actuación del arquero Miguel Jiménez.

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  • Wide area of San Francisco hit by power outage

    The generator was able to bring the station online at 11:32 a.m. The California Public Utilities Commission has confirmed it is investigating the outage. BART's Montgomery Station was closed for more than two hours, with trains running through the station without stopping, before the agency reopened it.

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  • Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad

    Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad

    Some builders likely will abandon rental projects in the pipeline under the provincial plan to extend rent controls to units built after 1991, which were previously exempt, said Jim Murphy, CEO of the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario.

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  • Cadence Design Receives a Buy from RBC Capital

    Cadence Design Receives a Buy from RBC Capital

    Today, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated its Buy rating on Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ: CDNS ) with a price target of $33.00. Last month, Anirudh Devgan, the SVP of CDNS sold 20,000 shares for a total of $623,800. 10/10/2016 - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. was upgraded to " by analysts at D.A. Davidson. Also, VP James J. Cowie sold 2,087 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 9th.

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  • Oil prices flat as IEA report counters higher United States output

    Tensions in the Middle East are also supporting prices, after last week's USA missile strike on a Syrian air base. USA crude oil production C-OUT-T-EIA has risen by 9 percent since mid-2016 to 9.2 million bpd, resulting in a surge in commercial inventories to a record 535.5 million barrels C-STK-T-EIA.

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  • The election 'nightmare' that could smash the euro

    Such is Marine Le Pen's aversion to the European Union that the French far-right leader demanded the removal of its star-spangled flag from a TV studio before agreeing to a recent interview. Speaking in Indonesia Friday, US Vice President Mike Pence said the attack was just the latest reminder "that terrorism can strike anywhere at anytime".

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  • Bill O'Reilly Kicked Out At Fox News For Sexual Harassment Allegations

    Bill O'Reilly Kicked Out At Fox News For Sexual Harassment Allegations

    He commented on the issue Wednesday, calling it "tremendously disheartening" and labeling the claims "completely unfounded", according to the Washington Post . The women who received settlements either worked for O'Reilly or appeared as guests on his show, The New York Times reported . "You have also been loyal and we can't tell you how much that means to everyone on The Factor ".

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  • BP plugs leak at oil well in Alaska

    A second leak at the well was emitting gas at a reduced rate, the state's Department of Environmental Conservation said in a statement. "Based on an overflight with infrared cameras, the release appears to be contained to a". BP was fined $255 million by the state of Alaska for negligence in their maintenance of Prudhoe Bay pipelines. The production of the North Slope rose to about 565,000 Barrels per day in the month of March, which was the highest since the year 2013's month of December.

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