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Cleaning crew finds dead baby on American Airlines plane

Cleaning crew finds dead baby on American Airlines plane

The American Airlines' jet had originated in Charlotte and had been parked in a hangar when the foetus was discovered early on Tuesday morning, the station said. While Port Authority Police have major...

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Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private

Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private

Funding secured ", Musk said. Tesla's shares were up 6.5pc at $363.46. Musk's surprise announcement comes as the Financial Times revealed that a fund controlled by the Saudi Arabian government hol...

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United Kingdom house prices jump in July by more than expected - Halifax

United Kingdom house prices jump in July by more than expected - Halifax

That's a much higher jump in house prices than expected and a higher revision on the monthly figure for June as well. Research published by Nationwide last week also showed house prices rising beyon...

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Ontario government to announce buck-a-beer plan

Ontario government to announce buck-a-beer plan

He was joined by cabinet ministers Vic Fedeli and Todd Smith as he announced that, as of August 27, the government is lowering the minimum price floor from $1.25 to $1.00 per beer. The new price will ...

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Ola to launch its cab services in United Kingdom in a month

Ola to launch its cab services in United Kingdom in a month

Ola will intensity its rivalry with ride-hailing giant Uber, which says it operates in more than 40 towns and cities across the UK. "The UK is a fantastic place to do business and we look forward to...

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The company that makes Nutella is looking to hire taste testers

The company that makes Nutella is looking to hire taste testers

Ferrero has long had these sensory judges but the recent job posting on Openjobmetis was advertised specifically for regular folks outside the company after being exclusively held by company insider...

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NASCAR CEO arrested for DUI, oxycodone possession

NASCAR CEO arrested for DUI, oxycodone possession

France became NASCAR's CEO and chairman in 2003, after his father Bill France Jr . NASCAR vice chairman and executive vice president Jim France - Brian's uncle - will serve as interim chairman ...

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Facebook Wants Banks to Hand Over Your Financial Information

Facebook Wants Banks to Hand Over Your Financial Information

After all, if a financial institution shares data that is later exposed in a breach, the bank may share the blame in the eyes of regulators. Facebook has pulled in $11.8 billion in advertising revenue...

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Plane crash in Staples parking lot kills five near Los Angeles

Plane crash in Staples parking lot kills five near Los Angeles

The crash occurred in the parking lot of a shopping complex that includes Staples, a CVS drug store and a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. Chilling dashcam footage captures the aircraft free-falling f...

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PTI will Formally Nominate Imran Khan as PM today

PTI will Formally Nominate Imran Khan as PM today

Besides these three major parties, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal Pakistan won 13 seats, Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan six seats, Pakistan Muslim League and Balochistan Awami Party four seats each, Baloc...

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Pepsi's first female CEO Indra Nooyi to step down after 12 yrs

Pepsi's first female CEO Indra Nooyi to step down after 12 yrs

PepsiCo's board of directors unanimously voted in 54-year-old Mr Laguarta, who will take over on 3 October and will also join the board, the company said in a statement . Under Nooyi's 12-year tenure...

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Coinbase to add Ethereum Classic early this week

Coinbase to add Ethereum Classic early this week

Trading will be opened on Coinbase Markets within 24-48 hours, within which Coinbase Pro and Prime will be allowed to conduct trades. The authorities of the exchange have also announced that the u...

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White House Urges China Address ‘Unfair Trading Practices’ Not Tariff Retaliation

Noticeably absent from the latest list is polysilicon, the main ingredient in solar cells, which the U.S. does export to China. In a front-page editorial on Monday, the overseas edition of People's...

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Conor McGregor to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

Why is this fight so big? McGregor (21-3) simultaneously held the featherweight and lightweight championship belts during his meteoric UFC career, but he hasn't fought in MMA since taking the 1...

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Oil trades near $68 as inventory, Opec outputs weigh on market

Oil trades near $68 as inventory, Opec outputs weigh on market

West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude for September delivery traded at $67.85 at 3:51 p.m.in Tokyo. Low U.S. stockpiles were still providing a floor for prices, with overall U.S. "Bulls are fighting...

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Apple stake helps Buffett post bumper $12bn profits

Apple stake helps Buffett post bumper $12bn profits

Earnings were up across a number of subsidiaries, including auto insurance company Geico , vehicle dealership group Berkshire Hathaway Automotive and rail freight firm BNSF . Berkshire Hathaway's...

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Foreign affairs minister 'very keen' to quickly wrap up NAFTA negotiations

Foreign affairs minister 'very keen' to quickly wrap up NAFTA negotiations

Mexico and Canada have both said they want to maintain a trilateral pact, while US President Donald Trump has threatened to pull out and negotiate separate bilateral agreements. Jesus Seade, the chief...

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California office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot

California office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot

A group of 11 office workers who made a "spur of the moment" decision to pool together for Mega Millions have been announced as the winners of last week's $543 million jackpot. "We should play, '"...

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IAG's Aer Lingus profits soar but Vueling losses deepen

IAG's Aer Lingus profits soar but Vueling losses deepen

Vueling was particularly affected and incurred an additional €20 million of disruption costs in the quarter. Unfortunately for IAG , this is one of those times. "We continue to look at Norwegian and ...

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Dead in Plane Crash in Santa Ana: OCFA

Dead in Plane Crash in Santa Ana: OCFA

The crash site is about one mile northwest of the northern end of the runway at John Wayne Orange County Airport. The plane struck at least one unoccupied vehicle, whose owner was elsewhere shopping a...

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RBS to pay its first dividend since 2008 bailout

RBS to pay its first dividend since 2008 bailout

RBS said the interim dividend is subject to the timing of the finalisation of its settlement with the DoJ and will make another at the "relevant time". RBS shares rose 3% to 257.6p in early trading. ...

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Canada's June trade numbers surprisingly strong despite U.S. tariffs on metals

Canada's June trade numbers surprisingly strong despite U.S. tariffs on metals

Canada's merchandise trade deficit narrowed more than forecast as oil producers and aircraft makers led exports to a record high. In May, a rush by Chinese importers to beat Beijing's looming counte...

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New 'Click-to-WhatsApp' Button Monetises Chats With Businesses

New 'Click-to-WhatsApp' Button Monetises Chats With Businesses

Responses to messages in the first 24 hours will not be charged, but after that, a fee will be levied. Parent company Facebook is forcing it to step up and make some money after years of leaving it al...

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Oil futures steady on market’s long-term bearish focus

Oil futures steady on market’s long-term bearish focus

EIA's latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) from July forecasts that US crude oil production will average 10.8 million bpd this year, up from 9.4 million bpd in 2017. The Trump administration's mo...

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Italy service sector growth slows slightly in July - PMI

Italy service sector growth slows slightly in July - PMI

The BoE has said it expects wages will rise more quickly and increase inflationary pressure. Survey evidence suggested that rising output prices were the result of higher cost burdens, with input pric...

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IAG share prices hit as it misses profit forecasts

IAG share prices hit as it misses profit forecasts

IAG's chief executive Willie Walsh said in the statement that the French Air Traffic Control strikes had continued to challenge the group's airlines, with Spanish low-priced carrier Vueling particula...

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Ryanair strike: Airline proposes third-party mediator for pilots union talks

Ryanair strike: Airline proposes third-party mediator for pilots union talks

Forsa said in a statement: "Ryanair's announcement that it will accept independent third-party assistance in its dispute with pilots, which was made without preconditions, is an unexpected and positiv...

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US jobless rate drops to 3.9% in July

US jobless rate drops to 3.9% in July

Employers added 157,000 net new positions last month, with slower gains in auto manufacturing, transportation and mining, while the jobless rate fell a tenth to 3.9 percent, according to the closely-w...

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Home, auto loans to be costlier

Home, auto loans to be costlier

The overall banking system liquidity continues to be pressured, with liquidity deficit witnessing a sustained increase in the last three weeks. Five of the six members on the rate panel voted for th...

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Apple becomes first public company to hit $1 trillion valuation

Apple becomes first public company to hit $1 trillion valuation

Average analyst price targets put Apple's stock market value at $1.05 trillion, Amazon at $1.02 trillion, Alphabet at $970 billion and Microsoft at $953 billion, according to Thomson Reuters ...

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Oil extends decline after biggest monthly slump in two years

Oil extends decline after biggest monthly slump in two years

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to disrupt major regional oil production and exports if the Trump administration follows through with those sanctions. The September contract expir...

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Starbucks’s New Crypto Platform Could Bring Bitcoin Into the Mainstream

Starbucks’s New Crypto Platform Could Bring Bitcoin Into the Mainstream

Alongside ICE and Microsoft's venture arm M12, "expected" Bakkt investors include Fortress Investment Group, Eagle Seven, Galaxy Digital, Horizons Ventures, Alan Howard, Pantera Capital, Protocol Ve...

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Pregnant Mom's Chemical Latte Has McDonald's Apologizing

Pregnant Mom's Chemical Latte Has McDonald's Apologizing

Sarah Douglas of Alberta said she was driving to her son's baseball tournament Sunday morning and made a decision to stop at a McDonald's drive-through. She told Global News she hopes the incid...

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Parasite found in McDonald's salads sickens almost 400 people, FDA says

Parasite found in McDonald's salads sickens almost 400 people, FDA says

Now, the number of people who have reported illness in response to the parasite continues to grow. Patients from Connecticut, Tennessee and Virginia bought their contaminated salads while traveling ...

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China refuses to cut oil imports from Iran

China refuses to cut oil imports from Iran

Currently China is the world's top buyer of crude oil, including from Iran, making Chinese refusal to cooperate a major challenge to the US. Global sanctions were lifted under the pact between world...

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