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Robinhood's new checking and saving accounts raise concerns from SIPC

Robinhood's new checking and saving accounts raise concerns from SIPC

Galileo , a US -based payments processors and program management firm, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Robinhood to help power Robinhood Checking & Savings feature. Robinhood ...

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Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO, says pay was legal

Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO, says pay was legal

DAMAGED by the loss of Carlos Ghosn as its chairman and the residual backlash by investors, Nissan this week took another hit with about 150,000 vehicles recalled for allegedly inadequate testing of n...

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China's Nov Retail Sales, Industrial Output Growth Weakens Sharply

China's Nov Retail Sales, Industrial Output Growth Weakens Sharply

Auto sales fell a sharp 10.0 per cent from a year earlier. Industrial output in November grew 5.4 percent from a year ago - the slowest pace in nearly three years as it matched the rate of growth se...

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Ban on ads that reinforce sexist stereotyping

Ban on ads that reinforce sexist stereotyping

Ella Smillie, who is the " gender stereotyping project lead" at CAP has been widely quoted as saying that the organisation's "review of the evidence strongly indicates that particular forms of gender...

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Riot Executive Scott Gelb Suspended Without Pay

Riot Executive Scott Gelb Suspended Without Pay

Though, some Riot employees have suggested the action taken isn't severe enough. Gelb is also set to receive training surrounding the alleged incidents as part of his punishment. Speaking with Kotaku ...

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Lettuce, cauliflower recalled from California farm linked to romaine E. coli outbreak

Lettuce, cauliflower recalled from California farm linked to romaine E. coli outbreak

Almost 60 illnesses from contaminated romaine lettuce have been reported in 15 states, with 23 people being hospitalized. In the meantime, Adam Bros.is recalling all produce that may be contaminated...

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North America's Largest Diamond Unearthed in Canada's Diavik Mine

North America's Largest Diamond Unearthed in Canada's Diavik Mine

The NWT's Diavik diamond mine has unveiled what it claims is the largest-ever diamond found in North America. Dominion Diamond Mines added the diamond will not be sold in its rough form, and it's to...

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Porch pirates popped using fake Amazon boxes, GPS

Porch pirates popped using fake Amazon boxes, GPS

Police Capt. James Crecco said that with these tools, it didn't take long for them to catch a criminal in the act. One box was stolen three minutes after it was "delivered". A porch camera is also u...

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Kimberly-Clark recalls Kotex tampons amid reports of pieces left in bodies

Kimberly-Clark recalls Kotex tampons amid reports of pieces left in bodies

Kimberly Clark has recalled its U by Kotex tampons for a quality defect that can cause unraveling, leaving pieces of the tampon in the body. There have also been a small number of reports of infecti...

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Tui Group relatively unscathed following tough year for tour operators

Tui Group relatively unscathed following tough year for tour operators

Tui said: "The ability of markets and airlines to outperform was limited by the prolonged hot weather this summer in northern Europe and significant levels of airline disruption, in what continues to...

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Restaurant meals contain more calories than fast food, report says

Restaurant meals contain more calories than fast food, report says

The recommended 600-calorie limit was exceeded by 94 percent of full-service restaurant meals and 72 percent of fast-food places, according to the study led by researchers at the Human Nutrition Resea...

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VSS Unity reaches edge of space in landmark test flight

VSS Unity reaches edge of space in landmark test flight

Richard Branson with pilots Frederick Sturckow (left) and Mark Stucky. Hundreds watched the area tourism plane remove at 7.10am and land back at the test centre successfully, which Sir Richard refe...

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Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Taxe rates are much lower in the Bahamas than in Spain . Representatives of Shakira have said the singer did not live in Spain until 2015, and has met all of her tax obligations to Spanish author...

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Macron surrender to protesters costs €10bn

Macron surrender to protesters costs €10bn

The nationwide Yellow Vest movement which began as protests against the government proposed fuel tax hikes and escalated into a general revolt against economic policies started on November 17. "It n...

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Carnival Cruise Line unveils roller coaster on board new ship

Carnival Cruise Line unveils roller coaster on board new ship

A photo of the man was also put on the internet TV network. Carnival Victory which is operated by Carnival Cruise Line was coming to the end of a 4-night western Caribbean cruise which departed ...

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"Big" China-US Trade Deal Could Happen "Rather Soon": Donald Trump

China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $ 126 billion of us cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic ...

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China announces lower tariffs, but only temporarily

But according to a statement released by China's Finance Ministry on Friday, the punitive 25 percent additional tariff China imposed on US -made cars will be suspended for three months beginning Janua...

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Tencent Music prices US IPO at lower end amid tech volatility

Tencent Music prices US IPO at lower end amid tech volatility

The group will enter the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday with an initial public offering (IPO) of $13 a share, it said in a document filed with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Tencent Music's US IP...

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U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged; Underlying Inflation Firm

U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged; Underlying Inflation Firm

Last month's inflation readings were in line with economists' expectations. The falling price of oil played a role in keeping prices flat. A key measure of U.S. economist at Capital Economics. ...

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California regulators will consider implementing a tax on texting

California regulators will consider implementing a tax on texting

The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the California Public Utilities Commission. "Generally, those consumers who create greater texting revenues may pay a bit more, whereas consumers u...

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Santa Maria farm tied to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Santa Maria farm tied to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The statistics above are for the United States as of December 13. "If the romaine lettuce is not labeled with a harvest growing region and county, do not buy, serve, sell, or eat it". It's not clear h...

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China confirms detention of 2 Canadians

He also dismissed concerns that the two cases are politically motivated and may have unsettled Canadians living and working in China. Canada has also been able to grab a bigger slice of China's wheat ...

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Aston Martin Valkyrie's 6,5-litre V12: vital statistics revealed

Aston Martin Valkyrie's 6,5-litre V12: vital statistics revealed

The Valkyrie is a ground-breaking design, the result of a close collaboration between Red Bull racing and Aston Martin that leaves nothing in reserve. We find it hard to argue. Its peak torque of ...

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Apple Set To Build New $1 Billion Campus In Texas

Apple Set To Build New $1 Billion Campus In Texas

Apple said it added 6,000 jobs to its United States workforce in 2018 and now employs 90,000 people, with plans to add 20,000 jobs in the U.S. by 2023 . However, in recent months, Cook has modifie...

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BMW, Porsche's ultrafast EV charger adds 62 miles in three minutes

BMW, Porsche's ultrafast EV charger adds 62 miles in three minutes

BMW and Porsche are working to push the limits of DC fast-charging technology with a new 450 kilowatt-capable charging station. Increasing the available charging capacity to up to 450 kW allows char...

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China Takes ‘Coercive Measures’ Against Canadian Friend of Kim Jong

China Takes ‘Coercive Measures’ Against Canadian Friend of Kim Jong

Lu said Canada was informed about the detentions, but declined to say whether the men have been provided with lawyers. Pamela Goldsmith-Jones said the government has been in touch with former Canadi...

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Southwest flight turns around after human heart is found on plane

Southwest flight turns around after human heart is found on plane

A Southwest Airlines flight headed to Dallas from Seattle was diverted after a human heart was found onboard the Sunday afternoon flight, the Seattle Times reported. A spokeswoman for LifeCenter...

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Tech stocks lead gains on Wall Street

Tech stocks lead gains on Wall Street

Investors were encouraged by news that US and Chinese officials spoke on the phone, raising hopes that talks would resume on defusing their trade dispute. Shares of JD.com and NetEase stock rose 1.95 ...

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Oil rises on Libya disruption, planned OPEC-led cuts

Oil rises on Libya disruption, planned OPEC-led cuts

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $51.40 per barrel, up 25 cents or, 0.49 percent. Brent for February settlement climbed 12 cents to $60.27 on London's ICE Futures Europe exch...

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Buy Technology Stock analysis: Dell Technologies Inc. (DVMT)

Buy Technology Stock analysis: Dell Technologies Inc. (DVMT)

Dell Technologies Inc .is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas. Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 0 analysts, relating to high ear...

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Toronto councillors to debate pot stores after two cities opt out

Toronto councillors to debate pot stores after two cities opt out

While online cannabis sales in Ontario started on October 17 through the Ontario Cannabis Store , retail operations in the province will start on April 1, through privately-owned stores licensed by t...

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Qualcomm aims to ban sales of Apple's flagship phones in China

Qualcomm aims to ban sales of Apple's flagship phones in China

Don Rosenberg, general counsel for Qualcomm, said in a statement, "If Apple is violating the orders, Qualcomm will seek enforcement of the orders through enforcement tribunals that are part of the C...

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It’s increasingly looking like China was behind the massive Marriott data hack

It’s increasingly looking like China was behind the massive Marriott data hack

The Marriott hacking allegation came amid heightened tensions between Beijing and Washington that encompass geopolitics, trade, technology rivalry and espionage. Regis. The stolen information could ...

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More Britons in Work, Wages Grow at Highest Rate for a Decade

More Britons in Work, Wages Grow at Highest Rate for a Decade

Commenting on the positive employment data, ONS statistician Mark Hughes noted that the recent wave of growth in employment was driven by an increase in full-time workers. "Finding the right peopl...

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Congress sends massive 5-year farm bill to Trump's desk

Congress sends massive 5-year farm bill to Trump's desk

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