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US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as investors brace for earnings deluge

US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as investors brace for earnings delugeAbout a third of the S&P 500 companies, including Boeing Co , Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc, will report this week, determining whether investors should be concerned about the start of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth can be avoided. “Q1 earnings have largely been a pleasant surprise thus far, but have not ignited investor enthusiasm enough to move the needle in a meaningful way,” Peter Kenny, founder of Strategic Board Solutions LLC in New York, wrote in a client note. Benefiting from a surge in oil prices and upbeat results was Halliburton Co, whose shares rose 2.4% in premarket trading.



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Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demos

Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demosPalestinians in Gaza are expected to gather in huge numbers along the fence separating them from Israel on Saturday, testing a fragile ceasefire only days after a major flareup. The demonstrations mark the first anniversary of deadly protests on the border with Israel. Days of negotiations have raised hopes that the kind of bloodshed seen in previous mass protests, particularly last May against the transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem, can be avoided.



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Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demos

Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demosPalestinians in Gaza are expected to gather in huge numbers along the barrier separating them from Israel on Saturday, testing a fragile ceasefire only days after a major flareup. The demonstrations mark the first anniversary of deadly protests on the border with Israel. Days of negotiations have raised hopes that the bloodshed seen in previous mass protests, particularly those against the transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem last May, can be avoided.



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Want to see the poppy super bloom in California? Brace yourself for large crowds, long lines

Want to see the poppy super bloom in California? Brace yourself for large crowds, long linesEveryone wishing to see the super bloom in Lake Elsinore, California must pay $ 10 and ride a shuttle to the poppy fields.



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President Trump, Democratic lawmakers brace for White House meeting on government shutdown

President Trump, Democratic lawmakers brace for White House meeting on government shutdownCongressional officials have described the meeting as a "briefing" on border security , while the White House has not provided information on who would be present



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The Latest: Turkey-backed Syrians brace for key town clash

The Latest: Turkey-backed Syrians brace for key town clashBEIRUT (AP) — BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local):



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The Carolinas and Virginia brace for Hurricane Florence's impending landfall

The Carolinas and Virginia brace for Hurricane Florence's impending landfall1.7 million people have been ordered to evacuate North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia ahead of Hurricane Florence's projected landfall Friday.



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Hawaii residents brace themselves as Hurricane Lane strengthens

Hawaii residents brace themselves as Hurricane Lane strengthensHawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf as a strengthening hurricane continued to churn toward the state.



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Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictions

Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictionsNEW YORK (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to make it easier for women to get abortions amid a new wave of state-level bans and restrictions expected to occur under a reconfigured U.S. Supreme Court.



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Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cutsSHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the United Nations every three months.



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