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Friday only! $1 for dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts

Friday only! $1 for dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts

We're celebrating our birthday Friday, July 27, but WE have a gift for YOU! On Friday, the chain is launching the Glazed Confetti doughnut. "In addition to offering a delicious dollar deal on an e...

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Plane's Dirty Socks Odor Causes Flight's Diversion to South Carolina

Plane's Dirty Socks Odor Causes Flight's Diversion to South Carolina

Several passengers on a Spirit Airlines flight from NY to Florida had to be examined by a medical crew after an emergency landing Thursday night. "That kind of smell", passenger Steven Costello said...

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Aldi success forces closure of Dick Smith Foods

Aldi success forces closure of Dick Smith Foods

Dick Smith Foods has 13 products with suppliers in Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. The entrepreneur previously flirted with closing the business in 2011 but "everyone went insane and said "no ...

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Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday Kicks Off Friday

Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday Kicks Off Friday

School supplies also qualify, including binders, book bags, calculators, tape, paper, pencils, scissors, notebooks, folders and glue. His state House counterpart agreed, and for numerous same reason...

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Big victory for workers

Big victory for workers

Troester sought payment for 12 hours and 50 minutes of work over a 17-month period. The decision could be costly for many companies, particularly restaurants and retailers that have many hourly wor...

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Treasury Secretary Steven Munchin Outlines Trade Negotiations with EU Going Forward

Treasury Secretary Steven Munchin Outlines Trade Negotiations with EU Going Forward

The tweet, and the kiss, summed up the buoyant mood on both sides of the Atlantic after Juncker and Trump pressed the pause button on an unfolding tit-for-tat trade war by agreeing to hold off on ne...

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Mississauga mayor agrees with Ford's decision to cancel regional chair elections

Asked why he didn't campaign on the plan or hold public consultations on it, Ford said he heard from thousands of people while canvassing this spring that they want a smaller government. Ward boundari...

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‘First-time’ kiss with Trump caught EU’s Juncker by surprise

‘First-time’ kiss with Trump caught EU’s Juncker by surprise

The two sides agreed to hold off on further tariffs during negotiations, he said. But at home, Mr Trump is facing increasing criticism as consumers, farmers and businesses are taking a hit from th...

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MAC Cosmetics giving out free lipstick for National Lipstick Day 2018

MAC Cosmetics giving out free lipstick for National Lipstick Day 2018

While there's one lipstick per customer (as long as stocks last), there's also no purchase necessary to get one. All MAC stores and counters in the USA are participating in the giveaway, except fo...

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McDonald's Worker Keeps Job After Brutal Brawl Over 'Soda Refill'

McDonald's Worker Keeps Job After Brutal Brawl Over 'Soda Refill'

The video, obtained exclusively by Dailymail.com, shows Fontelar calling Chavolla a 'b****', a 'fat a**' and repeatedly telling her to 'fight me'. A spokesperson for McDonald's said the company is i...

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Idaho prisoners hacked tablets and gave themselves $225,000 in credit

Idaho prisoners hacked tablets and gave themselves $225,000 in credit

The inmates involved are housed at the Idaho State Correctional Institution, Idaho State Correctional Center, Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino, South Idaho Correctional Institution and the Corre...

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British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal — BREXIT

British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal — BREXIT

French Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that a "No Deal" Brexit would mean a "brutal divorce" in which Britain would come off the worse - despite that fact that ...

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Saudi Arabia stops oil exports after Yemen rebels strike two tankers

Nearly 10 years ago, the oil market was shocked by the news that a Saudi oil tanker , Sirius Star, was hijacked by Somali pirates. Brent crude oil futures rose 0.6% to $US74.35 per barrel on Thursd...

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United States stocks little changed in early trading

United States stocks little changed in early trading

While the 18% plunge in Facebook shares had a corrosive effect on the Nasdaq , President Trump's announcement that the U.S. and Europe would work together to lower tariffs went some way towards app...

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Disneyland to pay its California workers $15 an hour

Disneyland to pay its California workers $15 an hour

The deal immediately raises their pay 20% to $13.25 an hour. Disney said an employee making $11 today would earn an additional $8,000 a year. This will raise Disneyland's wages to $15 an hour three ...

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Trump gets his big moment to boast about trade war

Trump gets his big moment to boast about trade war

Trump on Wednesday was to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who has dampened hopes that their talks would resolve the trade dispute. The EU, naturally, disagrees, as evidenced ...

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Twitter stock tumbles 15% after it purged fake accounts

Twitter stock tumbles 15% after it purged fake accounts

Twitter shares plunged in early trading as the social-media service reported weak user numbers, a day after Facebook suffered the biggest one-day loss in USA market history. Twitter said in a blog p...

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Facebook's 20%, $120B 1-day stock drop worst in U.S. history

Facebook's 20%, $120B 1-day stock drop worst in U.S. history

Mark Zuckerberg has lost around £13 billion of his personal fortune after Facebook suffered its worst ever day on the stock market. That's about a fifth of his net worth. "Although the Facebook pla...

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Trump Boom Hits 4.1 Percent Growth Rate in Second Quarter

Economists say exports are due to fall in the third quarter, weighing on the economy. And in 2015, full-year economic growth almost reached the three percent level being targeted by the Trump admini...

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Trump to Hannity: I Can Get GDP Growth Up to 8-9%

Trump to Hannity: I Can Get GDP Growth Up to 8-9%

This marks the fastest pace of growth for the US economy in any quarter since the third quarter of 2014. The economy grew 2.9 percent in 2015. Both of those factors are largely beyond Mr. Growth has...

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Now, you can file income tax returns till 31 August

Now, you can file income tax returns till 31 August

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns ( ITR ) to 31st August, 2018. To common man's relief, the income tax department has extended...

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Donald Trump invited to Moscow by Vladimir Putin for Iran talks

Fox News host Bret Baier announced that his network stands with competitor CNN in opposing the decision of President Donald Trump's administration to exclude CNN White House correspondent Kaitla...

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MoviePass boosts its stock with a reverse split - and immediately plunges 35%

MoviePass boosts its stock with a reverse split - and immediately plunges 35%

Stock with the highest EPSGR rises fastest in that year as compared to its competitors in the same industry. Two companies could generate the same EPS number, but one could do so with less equity (inv...

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Papa John’s founder sues for documents regarding ouster

Papa John’s founder sues for documents regarding ouster

Schnatter admitted to making the reported comments and quickly resigned as chairman. The lawsuit was the latest installation in a weeks-long drama surrounding the pizza chain following a report by...

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Slack is teaming up with Hipchat -- only to kill it off

Slack is teaming up with Hipchat -- only to kill it off

Atlassian launched Stride last September as a way to better compete with Slack and the company said that while it had made progress with Stride, the partnership with Slack turned out to be a better ...

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German industry warns US auto tariffs not completely off table yet

German industry warns US auto tariffs not completely off table yet

At a joint news conference in the White House's Rose Garden that afternoon, Trump and Juncker announced plans to de-escalate the crisis that was sparked by Trump's decision this year to slap tarif...

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Trump predicts a ‘terrific’ GDP report at US Steel plant

Trump predicts a ‘terrific’ GDP report at US Steel plant

Trump predicted a "terrific" outcome to Friday's report on US gross domestic product (GDP). "I know you're proud to work for a company where the steel is mined and made in America", he continued. Tr...

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SEC Rejects Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Proposal

SEC Rejects Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Shortly after, Bats submitted a petition to review that decision , triggering another wave of comments - and expectation - about the agency's willingness to approve a cryptocurrency exchange-traded...

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Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall

Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall

For founder Mark Zuckerberg , the loss came to nearly $16 billion, according to Forbes , which tracks billionaire wealth in real time. Overall, technology giants - Facebook , Apple , Google , ...

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Germany welcomes U.S.-EU trade reprieve as step in right direction

Germany welcomes U.S.-EU trade reprieve as step in right direction

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the USA and the European Union have agreed to work to resolve the thorny issue of tariffs on steel and aluminum. The president again suggested the...

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London taxi drivers say they are considering class…

London taxi drivers say they are considering class…

The prospective legal action follows a decision last month by Westminster Magistrates' Court to overturn a ban on Uber imposed by Transport for London late past year. "We'll continue to do everythin...

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Qualcomm, NXP Semiconductors deal collapse example of trade war impact

Qualcomm, NXP Semiconductors deal collapse example of trade war impact

The collapse of the deal may discourage other USA firms hoping to buy into China's huge developing markets and companies, although technology deals seemed the main concern. NXP Semiconductors share...

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China to pull approval for Facebook's planned venture

China to pull approval for Facebook's planned venture

Networks within China often self-censor, but are still held closely accountable by government regulators. One of the world's largest countries is off limits to the world's largest social network. Bu...

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Mexico Pushes for NAFTA Deal by End of Summer

Mexico Pushes for NAFTA Deal by End of Summer

Freeland said that the USA taxes on Canadian solar panels have impacted businesses and workers on both sides of the border. Jesus Seade, Lopez Obrador's chief negotiator for the North American Free...

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Juncker presents Trump with cemetery photo, but it’s not a grave warning

Juncker presents Trump with cemetery photo, but it’s not a grave warning

We agreed today first of all to work together towards zero tariffs, zero nontariff barriers and zero subsidies for the non-auto industrial goods. " Soybeans is a big deal". European governments an...

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