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DEVELOPING: Rod Rosenstein to Meet with President Trump Thursday

DEVELOPING: Rod Rosenstein to Meet with President Trump Thursday

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has reportedly resigned. Rosenstein visited the White House on Monday and met with Chief of Staff John Kelly with the expectation that he would be fir...

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Mobile revamps prepaid brand to spruce up image

Mobile revamps prepaid brand to spruce up image

Tom Keys, president of Metro by T-Mobile, said the rebranding is an attempt to separate the old MetroPCS brand-which only offered CDMA service in roughly a dozen US cities before T-Mobile acquired it ...

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Sleep in coffin for 30 hours, earn $300 in creepy contest

Sleep in coffin for 30 hours, earn $300 in creepy contest

Louis is amping up its terror this Halloween season in celebration of its 30 Years of Screams with a horrifying new challenge that could win you $300, but may also leave you screaming for mercy. As ...

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Petrol price crosses Rs 90 per litre mark in Mumbai

Petrol price crosses Rs 90 per litre mark in Mumbai

However, rates of diesel were kept stable for a third consecutive day . However, Aurangabad notched the highest prices when diesel crossed the Rs 80 mark and retailed on Monday at Rs 80.53 per litr...

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Porsche ends diesel run, all models electrified by 2025

A report from European Auto News notes that diesel sales have fallen in recent years . Between its Macan, Cayenne, and Panamera , diesel versions of those cars only comprised roughly 15 percent of...

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Weight Watchers is changing its name to WW

Weight Watchers is changing its name to WW

The former weight loss go-to destination now wants to recast itself as a "technology experience company" known as "WW". A new rewards scheme will also enable subscribers to win fitness lessons, heal...

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Sobeys owner to buy Farm Boy for $800 million

Sobeys owner to buy Farm Boy for $800 million

Farm Boy will be managed separately from Empire's broader operations, according to a media release from Empire. Farm Boy founder and co-CEO, Jean-Louis Bellemare, will continue in his role for the "...

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Sirius XM to Buy Pandora in $3.5 Billion Deal

Sirius XM to Buy Pandora in $3.5 Billion Deal

Recently it has lost ground to rivals Spotify and Apple Music , and previous year it launched a Spotify-like premium on-demand service. SiriusXM Holdings has more than 36 million subscribers in Nor...

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China cancels trade talks with US

China cancels trade talks with US

On Sunday, in a bid to promote a business-friendly image, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country would cut import and export costs for foreign firms. Economists have warned that a protracted disp...

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Pandora acquired by SiriusXM in $3.5bn deal

Pursuant to the new agreement, the owners of the outstanding shares in Pandora that SiriusXM does not now own will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 1.44 newly issued SiriusXM shares for each share ...

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Girl With Allergy Dies After Airport Meal

Girl With Allergy Dies After Airport Meal

Natasha Ednan-Laperouse became ill on a flight to Nice on 17 July 2016. She had eaten an artichoke, olive and tapenade baguette purchased from the main Pret a Manger shop in Terminal 5 at Heathrow...

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Barrick is buying Randgold to create the world's top gold miner

Barrick is buying Randgold to create the world's top gold miner

Both CEOs will continue to play a role in company. Closing is expected by the first quarter of 2019, Barrick said. Shareholders will receive 6.1280 shares in the new group for each Randgold share ...

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Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace

Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace

Versace and Michael Kors declined to comment. Versace, the Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace 40 years ago, has reportedly been sold to United States handbag and clothing brand Michae...

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Iran to continue exporting crude despite fresh USA sanctions

Global benchmark Brent crude for November delivery was up at 79.40 dollars a barrel. Tehran had previously said no OPEC member was allowed to grab market share from rivals, such as Venezuela o...

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CBN takes over Skye Bank, announces a new name

CBN takes over Skye Bank, announces a new name

Mr Godwin Emefiele, the CBN Governor, announced on Friday that Polaris Bank had taken over the assets and liabilities of Skye Bank. Polaris is a bridge bank set up in concert with NDIC and AMCON and...

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Coca cola considering bhang-infused drinks

Coca cola considering bhang-infused drinks

In the coming months, cannabis should remain highly relevant as new companies continue to see massive gains throughout the market. A Coke spokesman told FOX Business in a statement that it decli...

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Needle found in Australian strawberries sold in New Zealand

Countdown noted the brand had not been withdrawn from sale in Australia , where there had been no similar reports. The supermarket has withdrawn a brand of Australian strawberries from sale as what...

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Oil rises ahead of Opec meeting

Oil rises ahead of Opec meeting

Analysts argued that the continued drawdowns in oil stockpiles, even though we are past the summer driving season, are a result of increased USA crude oil exports, which have been supported by the...

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Uber talks on Deliveroo merger Just Eat's shares

Uber talks on Deliveroo merger Just Eat's shares

The Uber Eats service is available in locations right across the world - operating in Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, and Africa. Plus, the talks could end abrup...

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Cathay Pacific plane livery bears amusing typo

Cathay Pacific plane livery bears amusing typo

The company conducts airline operations principally to and from Hong Kong. "She's going back to the shop!" the tweet read. "The airline and travel industry is being disrupted, and we need to be read...

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S&P Upgrades Australia's Sovereign Rating Outlook

S&P Upgrades Australia's Sovereign Rating Outlook

The credit ratings of the nation was affirmed at "AAA" and the outlook was revised up to "stable" from "negative". Back in July 2016, S&P pointed to Australia's double-dissolution federal election o...

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22-year-old tries to steal a passenger jet at US airport

22-year-old tries to steal a passenger jet at US airport

But after he was dragged from the plane, he broke free, running back toward the jet. "There is no evidence to indicate a connection to terrorism", Melbourne Police Chief David Gillespie said at a ne...

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Emirates is said to explore Etihad deal to forge biggest airline

Emirates is said to explore Etihad deal to forge biggest airline

According to a Reuters report, source close to Etihad said that a merger could possibly happen in future but that the Emirati rulers were opposed to giving up control over the flagship carrier. "I'm j...

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This pizza-testing job pays $1K a day

This pizza-testing job pays $1K a day

They're looking for chefs, food photographers, passionate home cooks and anyone who just loves pizza. Ooni says candidates can be based from anywhere in the world. Anyone with experience in making p...

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Nordstrom takes heat for selling scuffed shoes

Nordstrom takes heat for selling scuffed shoes

This is very bad. Insensitive. Who's in the room when pitching marketing ideas??' However, many seem to think the sneakers are "distasteful" and "offensive". I grew up ridiculously poor & could not ...

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High speed railway to contribute to Hong Kong, regional development — Interview

High speed railway to contribute to Hong Kong, regional development — Interview

A HKMA spokeswoman said market participants viewed the elevated interbank interest rates as a contributing factor to the latest strengthening of the Hong Kong dollar . In the return direction it is...

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Eventbrite prices its IPO at $23 a share (EB)

Shares opened at $36 and climbed above $37 in its first few minutes on the public markets. Shares of Eventbrite opened at $36 in the stock's market debut. Eventbrite's stock, which listed on the ...

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ME restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana

ME restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana

But she does say it tastes better, because a happier animal makes better meat. The question of whether or not lobsters or other related species feel pain the way we think of it has intrigued researc...

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Investors Embrace Pot Stocks as Marijuana Continues to go Mainstream — High Times

Investors Embrace Pot Stocks as Marijuana Continues to go Mainstream — High Times

Tilray had just $20 million in revenue a year ago, but with a market valuation of about $16 billion, it's now more valuable than Tiffany. The company had $20 million in sales in 2017, but it's now wor...

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Rail timetable chaos inquiry concludes 'nobody took charge'

Rail timetable chaos inquiry concludes 'nobody took charge'

Although running extra trains where crew and stock permitted was a good response to passenger needs, the report said doing so without providing any prior information was unhelpful. The people who drew...

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Equifax faces maximum GDPR fine over data breach

Equifax faces maximum GDPR fine over data breach

Department of Homeland Security. The information exposed due to lax security practices included names, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers, driver's license details, Social Security numbers, an...

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NAFTA deal not yet in sight, Canada stands firm on auto tariffs

NAFTA deal not yet in sight, Canada stands firm on auto tariffs

Elements from a proposed Indigenous chapter "could be moved to other chapters" of the agreement, Bellegarde said in his letter - an alternative approach being explored, according to sources who spoke ...

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Industrials propel Dow to another new high

Industrials propel Dow to another new high

An economic index from the Federal Reserve's bank in Philadelphia also topped forecasts, and the Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators, created to anticipate economic conditions thre...

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Now Australian authorities are clamping down on ICOs

Now Australian authorities are clamping down on ICOs

In addition, ASIC said it had recently "issued a final stop order on a product disclosure statement [PDS] issued by Investors Exchange Limited (IEL ) for units in the New Dawn Fund", which it c...

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USA ‘very, very close’ to Mexico-only NAFTA deal: White House

USA ‘very, very close’ to Mexico-only NAFTA deal: White House

Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, speaks during a briefing on September 10 at the White House in Washington, D.C. Hassett said on Friday that the USA was "very, very close" ...

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