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Finance Russian mercenaries killed in USA strike on pro-Assad forces
Author: 0 Russian mercenaries killed in USA strike on pro-Assad forces

Pro-regime forces in the ruined city of Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria . The use of non-Slavs is aimed at making identification of the mercenaries as Russian paramilitaries hard. The Pentagon said the pro-government troops in excess of 500, armed with heavy artillery and mortars launched an unprovoked offensive against the American backed SDF and Kurdish fighters.

Finance Cab firm Uber sees losses rise 61% to $4.5bn
Author: 0 Cab firm Uber sees losses rise 61% to $4.5bn

While Amazon had nearly $ 178 billion in sales in 2017, net income was $2.24 billion. Uber had faced accusations from Waymo, a self-driving auto company owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, of stealing purported trade secrets relating to autonomous vehicle technology.

Finance 5 things you probably didn't know about McDonald's Happy Meals
Author: 0 5 things you probably didn't know about McDonald's Happy Meals

If you still want a cheeseburger in your happy meal , you can, but McDonald's said that not listing them will reduce how often they are ordered. The company says its decision to take soda off the Happy Meal menu has had an impact: In December, 52 percent of Happy Meals ordered in the USA included water, milk or juice, up from 38 percent in December 2013, according to McDonald's .

Finance Trump's budget targets water cleanup programs
Author: 0 Trump's budget targets water cleanup programs

Members of Congress opted to fully fund the program for 2018. Trump's plan looks to cut the overall Environmental Protection Agency budget by almost $3 billion - or about 34%. Chesapeake Bay, which is receiving almost $73 million this year, would get a paltry $7.3 million. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat from MI, released a statement immediately following Trump's announcement, saying.

Finance Kim Cattrall blasts Sarah Jessica Parker on Instagram for ''exploiting'' recent tragedy
Author: 0 Kim Cattrall blasts Sarah Jessica Parker on Instagram for ''exploiting'' recent tragedy

Cattrall took to Instagram on Saturday morning to call out Parker for being "cruel". She went on: "You are not my family. You are not my friend ", Cattrall continued. On a recent appearance on " Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen ", SJP was asked by her longtime friend Cohen about an interview Cattrall gave Piers Morgan in which Cattrall said the two women were never friends - "just colleagues".

Finance Amazon Prime Now Starts Delivering Whole Foods Groceries in Select Cities
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Now Starts Delivering Whole Foods Groceries in Select Cities

At the moment, the service is only available in certain neighbourhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach - but the company will add more cities to its roster throughout the year. Whole Food's 365 Everyday Value brand items are now the No. 2 best-selling private label brand on Amazon, according to e-commerce analysis firm One Click Retail.

Finance Canada sheds jobs, employment up in PA
Author: 0 Canada sheds jobs, employment up in PA

Some economists said it's possible Ontario's minimum wage increase played a role in those declines, but noted it's important not to read too much into one month of data. Also, because the labour-force survey relies on Canadians to report their income and employment status, it is not as reliable as the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours, which uses payroll-tax data and is released about six-to-eight weeks after the end of the month.

Finance German SPD Leader Turns Down Foreign Minister Post in New Cabinet
Author: 0 German SPD Leader Turns Down Foreign Minister Post in New Cabinet

The coalition breakthrough will come as a relief to Germany's European Union partners as the bloc faces tough negotiations on migration and Brexit. This had prompted unrest within Merkel's conservative ranks. Under the terms of the deal struck between Merkel and Schulz earlier this week, the SPD will keep the foreign ministry it held in the last government and also take over the finance ministry from the CDU.

Finance Nancy Pelosi can't stop, won't stop on the House floor
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi can't stop, won't stop on the House floor

Pelosi took to the floor at 10:04 a.m. EST on Wednesday-after the Senate failed to include Dreamers , the undocumented immigrants protected under DACA , in their agreement to fund the government. The legislation could face barriers in the House without a commitment from the speaker, Paul Ryan , to consider legislation that would protect Dreamers.

Author: 0 Fresh US Data Pushes Oil Prices to One-month Low

While China has continued to boost its oil imports in recent years, it has also lessened its dependence on OPEC's crude oil . Brent for April settlement rose 46 cents to $67.32 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, snapping a three-day decline.