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Porsche confirms a Taycan wagon is coming

Porsche confirms a Taycan wagon is coming

Less than a day after we saw the first spy photos of an all-electric Porsche wagon (or a shooting brake, whatever you prefer), the German company has confirmed it will put the Mission E Cross Turis...

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US Mega Millions Jackpot Nears $1 Billion, Second Largest On Record

US Mega Millions Jackpot Nears $1 Billion, Second Largest On Record

About half of that would go to taxes. Do not respond the emails, officials say. In Canada, the LOTTO MAX Jackpot is $60 million, plus 53 MAXMILLIONS prizes worth $1 million each. "Our obsession wi...

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Facebook blamed for writers losing jobs due to inflated video-view metrics

Facebook hid a flaw in its video-advertising metrics that overestimated viewer engagement for more than a year in an effort to entice and keep advertisers on its platform, according to a lawsuit fil...

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Tesla introduces a $45,000 Model 3 variant with a 260-mile range

Tesla introduces a $45,000 Model 3 variant with a 260-mile range

According to the website , the rear-wheel-drive model has a "mid range" battery, a range of 260 miles, 50 miles less than the long-range battery that the more expensive Model 3 is equipped with. Th...

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Kleenex Is Rebranding Its ‘Mansize’ Tissues After Complaints of Sexism

Kleenex Is Rebranding Its ‘Mansize’ Tissues After Complaints of Sexism

Kimberley-Clark, which owns Kleenex, said it succumbed to growing public demand to change the name, despite not itself believing that the Mansize branding was sexist . "Can girls, boys & mummies use ...

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China's economic growth slows to 6.5% amid trade battle

China's economic growth slows to 6.5% amid trade battle

The Chinese economy grew 6.5% in the third quarter from a year earlier, slower than the second quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics said today. Growth in retail spending and investment slowed,...

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Facebook reportedly believes spammers were behind massive hack

Facebook reportedly believes spammers were behind massive hack

The incident has been under investigation since September 25, when Facebook's security team discovered someone downloading a large amount of digital access tokens from the social platform. "The FBI is...

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Donald Trump Tweets

Donald Trump Tweets "MANY CRIMINALS" On Way To Border, Blames Democrats

The president tweeted Wednesday about the caravan again, this time tying it to Democrats and the midterm elections. The latest caravan is now estimated to include approximately 4,000 men, women an...

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Influential Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Influential Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

The New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, together state treasurers from Illinois, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania, and Trillium Asset Management, today announced their support a shareholder initiat...

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Cypriot airline Cobalt cancels all flights from Stansted

Cypriot airline Cobalt cancels all flights from Stansted

It was not immediately clear what would happen with passengers with future bookings. According to the transport minister for Cyprus, Vasiliki Anastasiadou, the state will be covering the cost of rep...

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Amazon: Here is why eBay has sued Amazon

Amazon: Here is why eBay has sued Amazon

Online marketplace eBay has filed a United States lawsuit against Amazon, claiming the retail giant used its internal messaging system to poach sellers. Both eBay and Amazon rely on independent selle...

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Porsche Cayenne India Launch Highlights

Porsche Cayenne India Launch Highlights

The Cayenne is Porsche's bestselling model in India and rivals the likes of the Range Rover Sport and the BMW X5 M in our market. The new Cayenne being a Porsche model retains the basic silhouette...

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XRP (XRP) Is Positive For Trump Administration, Cory Johnson Thinks

XRP (XRP) Is Positive For Trump Administration, Cory Johnson Thinks

Ripple's XRP slid by 4.06% on Sunday, reversing Saturday's 0.46% gain, to end the week down 16.3% at $0.40535. The coin was having some insane time last week with an exception that the Coinbase p...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks surge to biggest gain since March

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge to biggest gain since March

UnitedHealth , the largest US health insurer and provider of privately-run Medicare Advantage plans, once again topped Wall Street forecasts and raised its projections for the year. Net earnings attri...

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Burger King debuts green ‘nightmare’ cheeseburger with beef and chicken for Halloween

Burger King debuts green ‘nightmare’ cheeseburger with beef and chicken for Halloween

Burger King says its new USA burger is "clinically proven to induce nightmares". Dr. Medina points out that the unique combination of proteins and cheese in the Nightmare King led to "an interrupti...

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Burger Chains' Antibiotics Grades: Two As, 22 Fs

Burger Chains' Antibiotics Grades: Two As, 22 Fs

Twenty-two of the top 25 USA burger chains - including McDonald's, Burger King, White Castle and Five Guys - received a failing grade in a review assessing their practices and policies on antibiotics ...

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Trump widens Fed critique, calls it 'my biggest threat'

Despite his criticism of the Fed's policymaking, Trump's picks have been seen as representing the mainstream of economic thinking about how a central bank should manage interest rates. Trump added h...

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Paddington station grinds to a halt after test train damages overhead wires

Paddington station grinds to a halt after test train damages overhead wires

This meant all lines between Slough and London Paddington had to be closed for fix work. "We advise passengers to check before they travel with their train operator or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for...

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Saudi oil output expected to rise next month: Falih

Saudi oil output expected to rise next month: Falih

The oil exchange is a mechanism that attempts to sidestep the US sanctions, which are being reimposed following the USA withdrawal from the nuclear deal, by allowing private companies to buy the crude...

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Bangladesh ranks 103rd out of 140 nations on global competitiveness list

Bangladesh ranks 103rd out of 140 nations on global competitiveness list

The WEF says the U.S.is the country closest to the "frontier of competitiveness", an indicator that ranks competitive productivity using a scale from zero to 100. The U.S.is followed by Singapore, Ger...

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Pompeo says Saudis promise to punish wrongdoers in Khashoggi case

Pompeo says Saudis promise to punish wrongdoers in Khashoggi case

There are claims that Mr Mr Khashoggi was killed and dismembered inside the building by a 15-member Saudi "assassination squad". Jamal Khashoggi vanished on October 2 after entering the Saudi cons...

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No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M

No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M

Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $667 million grand prize in Tuesday night's drawing. Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot is the country's thir...

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Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide

Whether you are entering or leaving Canada, it is illegal to have marijuana with you, and you could face criminal charges. The province expects more licenced cannabis retail stores to open in the co...

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Netflix posts huge gains as subscriber growth soars

Netflix posts huge gains as subscriber growth soars

The company also forecast growth of 650 000 domestic subscribers and 4.35 million internationally. The Los Gatos, California-based streaming company released a record 676 hours of original programming...

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Uber IPO could put company value at $120 B

Uber IPO could put company value at $120 B

Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over as chief executive past year, said in September that Uber was on track for a 2019 IPO, adding that he was not concerned if Lyft went public first because he expected...

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Audi fined $925 million in Germany over diesel emissions

Audi fined $925 million in Germany over diesel emissions

VW admitted in 2015 to building so-called " defeat devices " into 11 million cars worldwide. Audi accepts the fine and will not lodge an appeal against it, the company said. It said 5 million euros ...

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Trump says Saudi king denies knowledge of missing journalist

Trump says Saudi king denies knowledge of missing journalist

Khashoggi , a Saudi national and United States resident who became increasingly critical of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been seen since he walked into the Istanbul consulate t...

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Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

Some 1,300 people joined the so-called "March of the Migrant" - just days after the USA urged Honduras' president to halt mass migration. President Trump on Tuesday offered a fresh threat to cut o...

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Full tax credits still in force, Tesla tells potential buyers

Full tax credits still in force, Tesla tells potential buyers

Tesla in July said it had delivered 200,000 electric cars in the US, which means the tax credit will begin to shrink for Tesla buyers after October 15. Under the federal guidelines, though Tesla sol...

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Trouble now brewing for beer drinkers as climate change to double prices

Trouble now brewing for beer drinkers as climate change to double prices

That means beer prices on average would double, even adjusting for inflation, according to the study in Monday's journal Nature Plants . The apocalyptic impact of climate change has finally been re...

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Diesel price hiked again; wipes out ₹2.5/L cut

Diesel price hiked again; wipes out ₹2.5/L cut

The rising cost of petrol and diesel are also burning holes in the pocket of common people of Mumbai, as the price of petrol is inching closer to the Rs 90 per litre mark. After the Centre cut excise ...

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Hackers accessed 29 million user accounts, says Facebook

Hackers accessed 29 million user accounts, says Facebook

At the same time, the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, whose own account has been compromised said that the attackers would have had the ability to view some of the private messages or post on someo...

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Pot day raids 'unlikely'

Pot day raids 'unlikely'

Adam Palmer, who is president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, says he hasn't heard of any police departments planning raids of illegal dispensaries the day pot becomes legal. Vancouve...

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PM Modi Warns Oil Producers Over High Crude Prices Hurting Global Growth

PM Modi Warns Oil Producers Over High Crude Prices Hurting Global Growth

Meanwhile, official sources said that Modi will meet the chief executives of major global and Indian oil and gas companies as the U.S. sanctions on Iran comes into effect from November 4, and as crud...

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Paul Allen, Blazers Owner and Microsoft Co-Founder, Dead at 65

Paul Allen, Blazers Owner and Microsoft Co-Founder, Dead at 65

Earlier this month , Allen announced that he was again suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. "In non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, tumors develop from lymphocytes - a type of white blood cell". "And in doing...

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