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Italy says 'no plan B' to spending plans despite EU alarm

Italy says 'no plan B' to spending plans despite EU alarm

This latest outburst from the minister, who called Juncker a drunk earlier this week, follows ongoing tension between Rome and Brussels over both the budget and Italy's increasingly hard line ...

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Apple and Amazon deny allegations of server tampering by Chinese agents

Apple and Amazon deny allegations of server tampering by Chinese agents

When the story broke last week, though, the U.S. intelligence agencies were quiet, but the Department of Homeland Security stepped in over the weekend to say that although the agency is aware of Bloo...

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Crude oil futures fall 1.44% on weak global cues

Crude oil futures fall 1.44% on weak global cues

India's oil and natural gas minister, Dharmendra Pradhan , confirmed Monday that two Indian oil companies would be buying Iranian crude in November. "Chatter that Saudi Arabia has replaced all of I...

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Petrol, diesel prices on rise again

Petrol, diesel prices on rise again

Bihar government also reduced petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2.52 and Rs 2.55 per litre respectively on Friday. SBI Research suggests that "States can reduce petrol prices by Rs 4.60 a litre and...

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Million Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Featured font size +

Million Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Featured font size +

More than 6.5 million pounds of raw beef products were voluntarily recalled Thursday from a plant in Arizona where federal officials had previously complained about "egregious" and "inhumane" lives...

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Unilever scraps plans to shift headquarters after investor pressure

Unilever scraps plans to shift headquarters after investor pressure

Under the proposals, shares of Unilever plc would have been replaced with one new share in Unilever NV, while the two parent holding companies would be replaced simply by Netherlands-based Unileve...

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Popeyes Selling Edible 24 Karat Gold Boneless Wings Thursday

Popeyes Selling Edible 24 Karat Gold Boneless Wings Thursday

The chicken chain announced a special menu item - its 24 Karat Champagne Wings - in a Thursday news release . The special wings come as part of Popeyes' Boneless Wing Bash. 24 Karat Champagne Wings...

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Tokyo's famed Tsukiji tuna mart closes

Tokyo's famed Tsukiji tuna mart closes

As the market closed at noon, workers busily mopped the empty floor after the auction, while hundreds of tourists flocked to the gate, taking pictures of the market's nameboard. Not only wholesalers b...

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Royal Caribbean refunds passengers shocked by conference’s ‘crazy’ burlesque cruise

Royal Caribbean refunds passengers shocked by conference’s ‘crazy’ burlesque cruise

Insiders own 0.50% of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL ) shares. The stock has a 52-week low of $17.81 while its 52-weeks high is $33.92. Investors often have to figure out not only how certain comp...

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Mega Millions, Powerball jackpot swells to $723 million

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpot swells to $723 million

Lottery players don't have to wait until Tuesday for a chance to win big since the next Powerball drawing is Saturday night. Drawings take place at 11 p.m. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 s...

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Labor Dept.: Unemployment, job growth down in September

After upward revisions to previous months' numbers, job gains have averaged 190,000 per month over the past three months, more than enough to keep unemployment on a downward trend. Meanwhile, nonfarm ...

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Precision Drilling Acquires Trinidad Drilling In White Knight Offer

Precision Drilling Acquires Trinidad Drilling In White Knight Offer

Earlier this year, Akita Drilling Ltd. said it hoped to gain greater access to the USA market by buying Calgary rival Xtreme Drilling Corp.in a $209-million cash-and-shares deal. Precision expects t...

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Revenue Forecast of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS)

Because all company has a different number of shares owned by the public, contrast only companies' earnings figures do not indicate how much money each company made for each of its shares, so we need ...

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Waitrose first United Kingdom supermarket to trial

Waitrose first United Kingdom supermarket to trial "in-home" deliveries

The supermarket is to test a new delivery service that not only brings your food to your door, but pops it in the fridge for you too - and you don't even need to be at home when they call. Given...

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Lawsuit claims cockroach insecticide found in LaCroix drinks

Lawsuit claims cockroach insecticide found in LaCroix drinks

The lawsuit says the brand intentionally falsely claims to be "all natural" and "100% natural", though testing revealed that it actually contains linalool , an ingredient in cockroach insecticid...

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A Plain-Language Lesson From a Wi-Fi Group

A Plain-Language Lesson From a Wi-Fi Group

The original 802.11 standard was first ratified in 1997. This older logo is rather baroque, and even it doesn't include all the 802.11 standards used in a device. You might finally be able to get a ...

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Mattress Firm to close up to 700 stores across the US

Mattress Firm to close up to 700 stores across the US

Mattress Firm said it will quickly close 200 underperforming stores and make decisions about whether to close or maintain the other 500 locations in the coming weeks. In a court filing, the company ac...

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Jobs at risk as publisher Unilad goes into administration

Jobs at risk as publisher Unilad goes into administration

It was shut down in 2012, but relaunched in 2014 under new owners Liam Harrington and Sam Bentley. Bentley Harrington has had an HMRC winding up order against it since 18th September. It is understo...

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Toronto and USA stocks lower in late-morning trading; Loonie lower

Toronto and USA stocks lower in late-morning trading; Loonie lower

A two-day unloading of U.S. Treasuries pushed their yields to multiyear peaks on Thursday as robust economic data and hawkish speeches by Federal Reserve officials stoked concerns about inflation, h...

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Oil prices rise ahead of November US sanctions against Iran crude exports

Oil prices rise ahead of November US sanctions against Iran crude exports

USA oil shipments to India fell to 84,000 barrels per day (bpd) last month, down 75 percent from a record high of 347,000 bpd in June, Kpler data showed. Saudi Arabia has been talking up its claim tha...

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Digital pregnancy tests recalled

Digital pregnancy tests recalled

The specific lot number of the affected tests is on and inside the packaging. The NHS states that a positive test result is "almost certainly correct", while "a negative result is less reliable". Th...

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US SEC reveals progress made on Bitcoin ETF proposal

US SEC reveals progress made on Bitcoin ETF proposal

The SEC simply took the decision regarding GraniteShares and adapted it to the reality of other ETFs. Though the regulator rejected the proposal on August 22, the SEC changed its mind the very next ...

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Shares in Chinese tech firms tumble, Lenovo plunges over 20 pct

Shares in Chinese tech firms tumble, Lenovo plunges over 20 pct

In a statement Friday, Lenovo said Super Micro Computer Inc., the company at the center of the hacking chip investigation, is "not a supplier to Lenovo in any capacity" and the company will take steps...

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Canada Added 63,300 Jobs in September

Canada Added 63,300 Jobs in September

The latest monthly report from Statistics Canada indicates the jobs market remains volatile, after August saw a decline of more than 51,000 positions, raising the unemployment rate to 6.0 per cent, ...

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Peel Group and Brookfield eye £2bn Intu takeover

Peel Group and Brookfield eye £2bn Intu takeover

Mr. Whittaker, who is already Intu's largest shareholder, has always been linked to a potential takeover of the company. The company which owns some of the UK's biggest shopping centres has seen its...

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United flight from LA lands safely in Sydney after mayday

United flight from LA lands safely in Sydney after mayday

The pilot is believed to have made a mayday call at 6am, saying his plane was low on fuel. An airport representative said there were no further delays as a result of the emergency and that the airpo...

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Philadelphia postal worker leaves mail on side of road, quits job

Philadelphia postal worker leaves mail on side of road, quits job

The piles of trashed mail date back to August 8, but were discovered on Sunday in Pennsauken, NJ.com reported. Officials say the mail will be delivered by the Roxborough Post Office. The mail will b...

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Centre cuts fuel prices by Rs. 2.5

Centre cuts fuel prices by Rs. 2.5

Maharashtra and Gujarat governments were among the first to announce a matching Rs 2.50 cut. But the hike in duties had helped the government more than double its excise collections from petro goods f...

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China slams 'ridiculous' USA election meddling charges, East Asia News & Top Stories

China slams 'ridiculous' USA election meddling charges, East Asia News & Top Stories

Despite that, Pence said, "As a senior career member of our intelligence community recently told me, what the Russians are doing pales in comparison to what China is doing across this country". mi...

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United States unemployment falls to lowest rate in 48 years

United States unemployment falls to lowest rate in 48 years

The storm struck North and SC in the middle of September and closed thousands of businesses. Most say it's a temporary dip, blaming the effects of Hurricane Florence , which battered and flooded the ...

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Amazon's $15 an hour a win? Not so, some veteran workers say

Amazon's $15 an hour a win? Not so, some veteran workers say

But Amazon officials say everyone who already earns more than $15 an hour will still get a pay bump of roughly $1 an hour. But tucked away in the announcement was the fact that Amazon will phase out...

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Global growth positive but under pressure: US Fed's Powell

Global growth positive but under pressure: US Fed's Powell

Powell spoke as debate among economic analysts and investors has begun turning toward a central question: Will the current low rate of unemployment inevitably doom a near decade-long expansion by driv...

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Toyota issues recall over software malfunction

Toyota issues recall over software malfunction

However, a auto would be at increased risk of causing a crash if it stalled while at a fast speed. "While power steering and braking would remain operational, a vehicle stall while driving at higher...

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Aston Martin listed on London Stock Exchange for £19 per share

Aston Martin listed on London Stock Exchange for £19 per share

The company is offering just over 57 million shares amounting to 25% of the stake of the total company valued at £1.08 billion. Under current figures, it could soon be heading towards the FTSE 100 , ...

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Kudlow: Trump's US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement 'Sends a Message to China'

Kudlow: Trump's US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement 'Sends a Message to China'

Just last night, the negotiating teams from Canada, Mexico and the U.S., including Canada's minister of Foreign Affairs, Chyrstia Freeland, reached a new agreement to replace NAFTA and the new tra...

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