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Wall Street slides as high bond yields fan cost worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street dropped sharply on Tuesday as warnings by bellwether companies of higher costs reverberated as the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yield pierced the 3 percent level for the first time in four years. Caterpillar, an industrial heavyweight, tumbled 6.20 percent after management said first-quarter earnings …

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Shaq Thompson: Carolina Panthers pick up fifth-year option

April 24 (UPI) — The Carolina Panthers have picked up the fifth-year option on linebacker Shaq Thompson. Carolina announced the move on Tuesday. Thompson, 24, is now under contract through 2019. The three-year veteran was the No. 25 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft out of the University of …

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Finland to scrap Universal Basic Income scheme

Finland is to scrap a pioneering universal wage scheme that paid people a flat monthly fee rather than unemployment benefits. The Finnish Social Insurance Institute – known as Kela – introduced a two-year trial of Universal Basic Income (UBI) in January last year, which saw the government pay citizens a …

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Doctor found not guilty of misconduct on most counts

A doctor in obstetrics and gynaecology has been found not guilty of professional misconduct or poor professional performance, on most counts by the Medical Council over the care of baby Mark Molloy. Baby Mark died shortly after birth at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise on 24 January 2012. Dr A …

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Leaders' Questions updates

Updates from Leaders’ Questions as party leaders from Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and Labour, and a representative from the Solidarity-People Before Profit grouping put questions to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Source link

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Russia's Lavrov says U.S. has no intention to leave Syria: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday the United States had no intention to leave Syria despite Washington saying it had such plans, the RIA state news agency said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during his news conference with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister …

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