(Reuters) – Home Depot Inc’s (HD.N) quarterly profit beat market estimates for the sixth straight quarter as the No.1 U.S. home improvement chain drew in more shoppers who spent more on average amid an improving housing market. The company also increased its quarterly dividend by 15.7 percent to $1.03 per share. Sales at stores open
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(Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc raised its offer to buy NXP Semiconductors NV to $127.50 per share from $110, after being pressured by shareholders led by activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. Qualcomm said it need to buy a minimum 70 percent of NXP’s outstanding shares in a tender offer, instead of the 80
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Cassie Sharpe dominated her rivals with the two best runs of the final as the 25-year-old Canadian soared to Olympic gold in the women’s ski halfpipe on Tuesday. Sharpe’s second run score of 95.80 was more than enough to defeat France’s Marie Martinod and American Brita Sigourney of the United
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s run for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah despite Romney often being critical of Trump. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Romney excoriated Trump as a ”fraud“ who was ”playing the American public for suckers.” Trump responded that Romney had “choked
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PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people. Trump spoke to Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, on Friday about a bipartisan bill that he and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy introduced to
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