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Sierra Bancorp (BSRR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 40,644 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $762,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares during the period. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Read More »

Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Not Ready For Payments

Could it eventually become secure enough for mobile payments? That said , if new features, such as 3D sensing, can provide good user experience, a temporary supply shortfall won't undermine actual demand, which may be deferred to 1H18. Virtually every smartphone of today comes with a microphone and a selfie camera , while iris and fingerprint scanners aren't so broadly employed and add to the cost of production. Read More »

Trump réveille un conflit commercial — Canada

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Plusieurs entreprises canadiennes du secteur du bois d'œuvre auront à payer des droits compensateurs pouvant aller jusqu'à 20 %, selon l'annonce préliminaire du département du Commerce des États-Unis. Les Américains ont décidé, parfois rétroactivement sur trois mois, de taxes sur le bois de construction importé allant de 3,02 % à 24,12 % en fonction des entreprises canadiennes accusées de recevoir des subventions leur permettant de vendre sur le marché américain à des tarifs inférieurs. Read More »

Trump Backpedals on the Mexican Border Wall

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Still, Manning said he was confident that Trump would get the $1.5 billion the White House had requested to start building the wall. With a deadline looming this week to avert a USA government shutdown , Congress returns to work on Monday as President Donald Trump leans on Democrats to include funding for his promised border wall with Mexico in spending legislation. Read More »

FN au second tour: la réponse sèche de Macron à Hollande

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Très offensive sur le terrain, la candidate du Front national était engagée dans la délicate opération pour séduire les électeurs qui ont voté au premier tour pour le conservateur François Fillon et le tribun de la gauche radicale Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Read More »

Specialists explain rising importance of North Korea holiday

At a "national meeting" of thousands of senior military and civilian officials the day before, North Korea's Minister of Defense Gen. Pak Yong Sik reiterated that the country is ready to use pre-emptive strikes or any other measures it deems necessary to defend itself against the "US imperialists". Read More »

Founders is expected to announce plans for a new Cass Corridor taproom

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Founders could be the next MI brewery in Midtown. One of the most iconic craft brewing companies in West Michigan is reportedly looking to expand to the east side of the state. Sue Mosey, executive director of Midtown Detroit Inc ., is among those scheduled to speak at the announcement, Pinho adds. "We're not trying to replicate what we have in Grand Rapids but rather try and enhance what Detroit has to offer". Read More »

House GOP Moves Forward on a New Compromise Addition to Health Care

As of now, the broader conference is not aware of what the new health care blueprint is, suggesting that things are very much in the air. Ryan added that the Appropriations Committee has been working closely with the White House to ensure that "wherever we land will be a product the President can and will support". Read More »

Lena Dunham plans to take feminist Lenny Letter on the road

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Save for one last-minute controversy, HBO's Girls is over, and now showrunners Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner have made a decision to celebrate by taking Dunham's feminist email newsletter Lenny Letter on tour. Lena added: "It's all about trying to expand the way that women can have access to information that cracks their brains open". "Jenni's and my entire ethos is really built around relationships between women (sic)". Read More »

President Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll

The president was apparently a little out of it during Monday's Easter Egg Roll celebration at the White House. First lady Melania Trump gave a shoutout Monday to US troops as she welcomed visitors to the 139th annual White House Easter Egg Roll . Read More »

Macron répond aux critiques et affirme que "rien n'est gagné"

Vice-président du FN en charge des affaires juridiques et des élections, ce proche de Jean-Marie Le Pen a été désigné pour prendre la tête du Front national le temps du congé de Marine Le Pen pour la période de l'entre-deux tours. Marine Le Pen tente de renvoyer Emmanuel Macron dans une posture de défenseur des élites qui irait à l'encontre des intérêts des Français. La candidate frontiste espère ainsi gommer son appartenance partisane pour s'adresser à l'ensemble des électeurs. Read More »

President Trump calls for new United Nations sanctions on North Korea

Cmdr. Jang Wook from the South Korean navy public affairs office said there is no plan for any drill. "We agreed to urge ( North Korea ) to exercise restraint and strengthen (our) deterrence power", he added. "So while nothing is easy, if they want to solve the North Korean problem, they will". The cutback in the number of flights was thought to be a reaction to heightening tensions between North Korea and China, their sole major ally, over Pyongyang's nuclear program. Read More »

Wapo Poll: 98% of President Trump Voters Happy With Their Choice

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Trump has taken to Twitter to vent about poll results in the past. John Hudak, a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, says it is normal to see a surge in executive orders at the beginning of any presidency, as an administration tries to undo the work of the previous president. Read More »

White House To Hide Visitors' Logs From Public

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Under a separate statute, much of that information can become public years after Trump leaves office. The announcement that the logs would remain secret quickly drew criticism from watchdog groups. " Trump has bullied the press when they report on him". "It would be a significant setback to efforts to give the public insight into who influences the White House if this policy were to be discontinued or limited", the letter to Callahan stated. Read More »

Samsung releases Galaxy S8 following Note 7 disaster

That seems to be the general philosophy surrounding smartphones, and in particular Samsung's newest flagship Galaxy S8 handsets. Though the company hasn't provided exact figures, the blockbuster opening the flagship device has got in the U.S. Read More »

Trump Tax Push Raises Questions About Scope Of His 'Reform'

There is a good case for cutting corporate taxes. The White House has proven effective in selling Trump's executive orders - which are often largely symbolic or only direct agencies to review policies - as policy victories, said John Hudak, senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. Read More »

Trump slaps first tariffs on Canadian lumber

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Specific tariffs were applied to several companies: Canfor, 20.26 per cent; JD Irving 3.02 per cent: Resolute 12.82 per cent; Tolko 19.5 per cent; and West Fraser 24.12 per cent. President Donald Trump, who tweeted a new attack on Canada's supply management system for dairy on Tuesday. Basically, Canadian dairy farmers were upset that ultra-filtered milk from the USA, used to make cheese and other products, was being imported to Canada in the same category as milk powder, which has low ... Read More »

Ex-NFL player hanged himself in prison cell

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A funeral is under way for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015 and who killed himself in his prison cell last week. State officials have said, Hernandez, 27, used a bedsheet to hang himself from his cell window last week before guards found him at about 3:05 a.m.at the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center, prison officials said. Read More »

Trump's Border Wall Likely Nixed in Shutdown Showdown

The escalated push to get Trump's priorities, which Democrats reject, into spending legislation could jeopardize prospects for an agreement to keep the government open. A pair of White House officials laid out similar themes at a 40-minute briefing at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, which sits beside the White House, one of several such briefings scheduled this week. Read More »

Pence, Turnbull affirm ties

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Pence's diplomatic visit appears partly aimed at putting out the fire Trump lit with Australia in his second week in office. President Trump initially rebuffed the agreement in January during a contentious phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, later saying he would examine the deal. Read More »

Peggy Whitson Breaks Space Records — NASA Astronauts

Trump congratulated Whitson and repeatedly praised her work. Whitson received a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump after breaking the record . "First I want to say that this is a very special day in the glorious history of America's spaceflight, " Trump told Whiteson . How wonderful it is that, now, girls can see an exceptional woman like her, and know that it's possible to, quite literally, reach for the stars. Read More »

François Hollande appelle Macron "pour le féliciter" — Présidentielle française

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Emmanuel Macron, inconnu du grand public il y a encore trois ans, est parvenu à terminer en tête du premier tour de la présidentielle. Le président de la République avait réuni ses proches pour suivre la campagne. L'enjeu du second tour est " qu'elle fasse le score le moins élevé possible", poursuit-on de même source. Quant à Benoît Hamon, poursuit ce proche, " il a certainement pâti, d'une part, de sa stratégie et de sa ligne politique et, d'autre part, du vote utile ". Read More »

New US duties on softwood lumber become focal point of BC election

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross than went into more detail in an interview with Reuters. And a U.S. professor who specializes in worldwide trade and is an expert in Canada-U.S. The lumber dispute isn't new, and it's not the first the USA has imposed tariffs on Canadian lumber. The US buys nearly 80 per cent of the supply, which is typically used to build homes, but American producers complain that the Canadian imports are subsidised unfairly. Read More »

Good Friday observed in city

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Through faith in the working of God those who follow Jesus are spiritually resurrected with him so that they may walk in a new way of life and receive eternal salvation. Thus the Church presents most beautifully the paschal mystery of Christ, who gives himself and so bestows the great light. Many people eat dinner with family as a way to spend time with family on this day. Read More »