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He's joined at 6 under by second round co-leaders Bud Cauley (74) and Tony Finau (74), Sweden's Carl Pettersson (71), 2013 Texas Open champion Martin Laird (71), Kevin Tway (72) and Australian Cameron Smith (73). Chappell, equal seventh at the Masters two weeks ago, will jump into the top 25 in the world rankings, after starting the Texas Open ranked 41st. "I had played some really good rounds of golf".
  • Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading

    Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading

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    Walters, who didn't testify at the trial, has beaten the odds before. Walters is scheduled to be sentenced on July 14. Barry Berke, Walters' lawyer, said his client would appeal. Davis testified under a cooperation deal that he met Walters while golfing. Berke said he would leave no doubt among jurors that Davis had lied repeatedly.
  • Parliament passes four bills to pave way for GST rollout

    Economy

    The Lok Sabha had passed four key GST Bills on March 29 while rejecting amendments moved by the opposition. Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Compensation GST Bill and Union Territory GST Bill 2017 - were passed by the Rajya Sabha and returned to Lok Sabha, after a discussion of nearly nine hours spread across two days.
  • This Stock Bubbles Into Buy Zone On A Solid Beat, Guidance

    This Stock Bubbles Into Buy Zone On A Solid Beat, Guidance

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    The volume of 1.8 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 1.89 Million shares. The stock has climbed 7 percent in the last 12 months. We have $180.92 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:STZ worth $1.36 billion more. The president's posturing toward Mexico had a "disproportionately negative impact on Latino consumer confidence" in the fourth quarter of the company's fiscal year 2017, which ended February 28, said Sands, answering a question from Pablo Zuanic, an analyst with ...
  • Misbahul Haq announces retirement from worldwide cricket

    Misbahul Haq announces retirement from worldwide cricket

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    In one such instance, Ahmed played alongside Abdul Qadir against the West Indies in 1990 in Karachi and Pakistan won the test match by eight wickets. The Pakistani legend has been a vintage player for them, he has seen the team through in hard times and he will always and always been remembered by India as the player who gifted the the 2007 T20 WC glory.
  • Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

    Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

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    Mass unveiled plans for the new legislation last month, saying it would establish "binding standards" for how social media platforms dealt with complaints and oblige them to delete criminal content. Executives of the social media groups also risk being slapped with individual fines of up to €5 million in the case of non-compliance. And social media providers are also obliged to cooperate with the prosecution of those who practice hate speech because the legal process is hindered by anonymity.
  • Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

    Economy

    The regulations were finalized in October 2016, but were eligible for rollback via the Congressional Review Act, a 1996 law that allows Congress to express its disapproval of new, major regulations. However, it doesn't provide details on how or what companies must do, which is what the online privacy rule aimed to do. The companies now do not have to ask for permission from customers before sharing personal information like browsing history.
  • Pink Diamond Shatters Auction Records

    Economy

    The oval-shaped diamond dethroned the Oppenheimer Blue , which fetched US$58m ($83m) in May at Christie's . But Sotheby's was forced to take back the flawless diamond after that buyer , a New York-based diamond cutter, defaulted on the sale.
  • "Pink Star" sells for record $71.2M

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    Geneva is typically the location for the most important diamond auctions, but Sotheby's chose to try selling the 59.6 carat Pink Star diamond in Hong Kong after a 2013 Geneva auction bidder defaulted on an $ 83 million bid and Sotheby's ended up with the expensive stone for the last four years.
  • Equal Pay Day: Gender Wage Gap By The Numbers

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    Women working for Warren were paid just 71 cents for every dollar paid to men during the 2016 fiscal year... Female personal financial advisers make little more than half (56.4%) of what their male counterparts make, compared to 83% overall, facing the widest wage gap across all occupations, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research , a Washington, D.C.
  • Tesla is worth more than Ford -- and GM is in sight

    Tesla is worth more than Ford -- and GM is in sight

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    At Honda, vehicle sales fell 8.7 per cent, while truck and SUV sales rose 8.4 per cent. Fiat Chrysler's auto sales dropped 14 per cent and SUV sales were down 4 per cent. (TSE:7201) sales rose 3% on the quarter, with SUV and truck sales rising 29%. Ford's average transaction prices increased 3.4% to $38,220 from a year ago.
  • Scottish independence referendum: PM receives letter from Nicola Sturgeon

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    Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon , left, said there appeared to be "no rational reason" for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and her government to deny a second independence vote. Scotland's devolved parliament has backed Sturgeon's bid for the vote. "I hope that will be by constructive discussion between our governments". Ms Sturgeon described it as "reasonably cordial" and said her hope for another vote in 18 months to two years' time was realistic because the PM had told her ...
  • SpaceX Reused Rocket Landing Successful

    SpaceX Reused Rocket Landing Successful

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    It was round two for this particular rocket, which already launched and landed during a mission in April of previous year. SpaceX inspected and refurbished the first stage for reuse, breaking the normal paradigm of rocket launches in which spent boosters are jettisoned and disposed in the ocean.
  • Trump walks out before signing executive orders

    Trump walks out before signing executive orders

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    Trump has tied deficits to unfair trade practices and has vowed to renegotiate major trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to give the United States a better advantage. Officials will have 90 days to produce a comprehensive report, country by country and product by product, of how USA goods are affected by current trade agreements.
  • Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea

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    And then add China's relationship with North Korea. If they don't cooperate, "it won't be good for anyone". It said six North Koreans based in Vietnam, China and Russian Federation were sanctioned for their ties to North Korean banks. China has used veto powers six times in tandem with Russian Federation in the U.N. Security Council, mainly in opposition of western sanctions on Syria's government for the alleged use of chemical weapons.
  • EU offers Spain veto right over Gibraltar in Brexit talks

    EU offers Spain veto right over Gibraltar in Brexit talks

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    In guidelines unveiling the EU's position in upcoming negotiations for Britain to exit the bloc, a clause stipulates that Spain must have a say over whether any post-Brexit deal applies to the tiny rocky outcrop at the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula Madrid has long wanted back.
  • Staff shake-up at White House as deputy chief of staff leaves

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    White House press secretary Sean Spicer said no more White House staff changes are planned at this time. She and her billionaire father, Bob Mercer, were among the first deep-pocketed Republicans to back Trump's White House bid and have close ties to top White House aide Stephen Bannon.
  • Easter Events Around Plainfield on April 8

    Easter Events Around Plainfield on April 8

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    The Brown County Parks Department is hosting a dog Easter egg hunt at the Brown County Dog Park. Other options including ruby and sapphire eggs are also available, and should you be in the market for a bespoke gem-encrusted egg, commissions take 10 weeks to complete.
  • President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

    President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

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    Club members told Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg that Trump indeed played a full 18 holes "with the club pro and a club members". When pressed earlier this month about how Trump used to criticize President Obama's frequent golfing outings, Press Secretary Sean Spicer claimed Trump was using his time on the course to "foster deeper relationships" with foreign leaders and hold "mini cabinet meetings".
  • French presidential candidates avoid European Union debate

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    Emmanuel Macron has passed the first of three major tests. A Harris Interactive poll on Tuesday showed that centrist Macron had been the most convincing candidate in Monday's first French TV presidential debate, adding weight to two other polls that reached a similar conclusion.
  • Dollar falls on fears of U.S. protectionism

    Dollar falls on fears of U.S. protectionism

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    Group of 20 financial leaders at a meeting expressed renewed concern about the United States' global trade relations and by implication the Trump administration's concern over the strong U.S. Lower yields undermined the greenback's allure, softening the dollar to three-week lows near 112.26 yen in early Asian trade. Attention now turns to the French election, with the first presidential debate set to take place on Monday.