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Fair Isaac's FICO Score Calculation Is Changing in a Big Way

Fair Isaac's FICO Score Calculation Is Changing in a Big Way

Borrowers now have little control over what's in their credit reports, save for the ability to contest information they believe is inaccurate. Those who have had several years of experience with che...

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Italy Resists EU Pressure on Budget

Italy Resists EU Pressure on Budget

If it does, it would be the first such request in history. However, in the short term, there would be no legal but economic consequences for Italy. Tria called the budget a "hard but necessary decis...

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Oil Drops as Saudi Arabia Pledges Higher Output

Oil Drops as Saudi Arabia Pledges Higher Output

Brent crude oil futures were at $79.52 a barrel, down 31 cents, or 0.4%, from their last close. US crude futures fell 15 cents to $68.97 a barrel. In return for the crude oil supplies from Iran, R...

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Fiat sells auto parts unit to Japan's Calsonic for 6.2 bn euros

Fiat sells auto parts unit to Japan's Calsonic for 6.2 bn euros

It said the merged company will rank in the top 10 auto parts suppliers globally with annual sales of 15.2 billion euros (USD 17.6 billion). "An ideal opportunity to accelerate Magneti Marelli's f...

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No room for extravagance at low-priced Premier Inn

Zip properties will located on the outskirts of major towns and cities a differentiator to Hub hotels, which are in city centers. Whitbread says customers are willing to sacrifice room size and ce...

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AP Analysis: Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet

AP Analysis: Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet

Both areas are now being searched for Khashoggi's remains. "Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas had called Saturday for a halt to German arms exports while the investigation into Khashoggi's dea...

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Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10

Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10

In 2016, Elon Musk founded The Boring Company , an infrastructure and tunnel construction enterprise, which by 2017 filed permitting application with Los Angeles government regulators to build a tunn...

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Rotating Job Action Begins In 4 Cities Across The Country

Rotating Job Action Begins In 4 Cities Across The Country

Canada Post has stated that in the event of a strike, postal delivery will continue with possible "minor delays". The latter has been due to the growing popularity of online shopping. Not only is ther...

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Lithium Compounds Market Overview and Structure Analysis to 2017

Lithium Compounds Market Overview and Structure Analysis to 2017

Market basic factors covered in this report includes: Market overview , definitions, and classifications , and industry chain overview . Furthermore, the aforementioned report assesses the market...

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Ryanair faces backlash over racist incident on flight

Fellow passengers and a flight attendant try to defuse the situation as the man's tirade continues. In the video , widely circulated on social media and recorded by passenger David Lawrence , the ...

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Annual pace of inflation slows to 2.2% in September: Statistics Canada

Annual pace of inflation slows to 2.2% in September: Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada said on October 19 that the consumer price index in September was up 2.2 percent from a year ago compared with a year-over-year increase of 2.8 percent in August. Excluding motor veh...

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Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

The victor can also opt for a cash prize of more than $354 million, from which the federal government will take 25% right away, and more later. Based on sales projections, 75 percent of the 302 mill...

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European Union commission approves Microsoft's GitHub buyout

European Union commission approves Microsoft's GitHub buyout

However, as anybody who follows this industry knows, a company as large as Microsoft is bound to be placed under intense regulatory scrutiny when it attempts to purchase another tech giant. It took ...

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MPs want ban on petrol and diesel auto sales brought forward

MPs want ban on petrol and diesel auto sales brought forward

The call significantly brings forward the target outlined earlier this year by the prime minister who insisted that all new cars and vans should be "effectively zero emission" by 2040. Martell disagre...

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Apple, VMware added to 'best ideas' list at Wedbush

Apple, VMware added to 'best ideas' list at Wedbush

The upgrade comes less than one month after the tech giant became the first publicly traded USA company to reach a $1 trillion market capitalization. The firm boosted its Apple target for a number o...

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Airline signs crucial agreement with Portuguese pilots

Airline signs crucial agreement with Portuguese pilots

Ryanair added that it had signed similar agreements earlier in the week, with United Kingdom pilot's union BALPA and ANPAC in Italy , to cover all of the airline's directly employed pilots in those...

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Federal deficit rises to six-year high following last year's tax cut

Federal deficit rises to six-year high following last year's tax cut

It's a long way from the Republican stance under President Barack Obama, when the GOP-led House demanded about $ 1 trillion in budget cuts over 10 years in exchange for a debt ceiling increase, leadi...

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Shopping centre owner Intu in talks over £2.8bn takeover

Shopping centre owner Intu in talks over £2.8bn takeover

The company added that the consideration will be reduced by any dividends or other distributions declared, payable or paid prior to completion. The Peel Group, along with the Saudi investment group ...

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Residents to be told to stop recycling plastic by council

Residents to be told to stop recycling plastic by council

Much of the UK's recycling was previously sent to China and since the restrictions came in at the beginning of the year , councils have been forced to find other options. For example, Malaysia has ...

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State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September

State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September

Mr Pickering said the highlight was continuing strength in full-time jobs, which have accounted for over 70 per cent of employment growth during 2018. The industries cutting payroll positions in Septe...

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Petrol, Diesel Prices Cut For Third Straight Day: Check Fuel Rates Here

Petrol, Diesel Prices Cut For Third Straight Day: Check Fuel Rates Here

While in Mumbai, Petrol and diesel prices are Rs 87.21 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.25) and Rs 78.82 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.18) respectively. Petrol price was cut by 25 paise a litre and diesel by...

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183,737 millionaires in Singapore, up 11%, Economy News & Top Stories

183,737 millionaires in Singapore, up 11%, Economy News & Top Stories

He added that asset price and exchange rate fluctuations had the heaviest impact in Latin America and parts of Asia-Pacific, contributing to much of the year-on-year variation in wealth levels. Credit...

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Icelandair jet in Canada emergency landing as window 'shattered'

Icelandair jet in Canada emergency landing as window 'shattered'

Hove tweeted the captain said his left window shattered and the pilot had to bring the plane down "rapidly". The airline said it is accommodating the 155 passenger and seven crew members that were ...

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London Gatwick Airport to use EMERGENCY runway for PASSENGER planes

London Gatwick Airport to use EMERGENCY runway for PASSENGER planes

The draft masterplan suggests using the standby track into routine use for departing flights by the mid 2020s. However Gatwick chief executive Stewart Wingate said the proposed use of the existing...

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Winning Numbers In for Mega Millions $1 Billion Jackpot

Winning Numbers In for Mega Millions $1 Billion Jackpot

The jackpot was generating Mega Millions sales Friday in Texas of $20,731 per second, Texas lottery officials said. You'd be more likely to be struck by lightning or attacked by a shark. If so, the ...

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Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract Chinese spy chip claims

Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract Chinese spy chip claims

Both Apple and Amazon previously denied Bloomberg's story, which is still available to read online . Cook also called on Bloomberg to retract its story saying it is absolutely false. telecom ...

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Thousands of Central American migrants in caravan storm Mexico's southern border

Thousands of Central American migrants in caravan storm Mexico's southern border

The caravan quickly grabbed the attention of world leaders as word of its formation spread over the weekend. Human rights groups have criticised the United States and Mexican response to the carav...

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Foul play possible in missing pregnant postal worker case

Foul play possible in missing pregnant postal worker case

The video showed Coles walking around outside her South Side apartment the same day she had called in sick from her job as a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier. "Never, four, five, six, seven, eight, ...

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Walmart brand salad recalled due to possible contamination

Walmart brand salad recalled due to possible contamination

Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. There have not been any confirmed bad reactions to the products, but anyone who may experience one is encou...

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Fb in recent video metrics row

Fb in recent video metrics row

The plaintiffs claim that Facebook found loopholes on the Average Duration of Video Viewed in January 2015. Furthermore, its activity was described as "likely to deceive" advertisers. However, b...

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Walt Disney World announces new nature-themed resort for 2022

Walt Disney World announces new nature-themed resort for 2022

Bay Lake will be getting a new nature-inspired, mixed-use Disney resort in 2022. In 2019, Disney will debut a revamped Coronado Springs Resort with a new 15-story tower that houses 545 rooms and sui...

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Salvini heads to Russian Federation, urges end of European Union sanctions

Salvini heads to Russian Federation, urges end of European Union sanctions

Far-right Interior Minister and Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini flew to Moscow on Wednesday to head an Italian business delegation at a trade meeting, launching a fresh attack on the European Union ov...

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Kamloops cannabis store had 800 customers on first day of legalization

Kamloops cannabis store had 800 customers on first day of legalization

Pre-rolled joints and capsules proved extremely popular too. At $5 per gram, which will include excise tax and a 15-per-cent wholesale markup, Larsen said legal retailers will have room to set more ...

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Wall St falls as investors eye a united hawkish Fed

Wall St falls as investors eye a united hawkish Fed

The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Kitco Metals Inc . nor the author can guarantee such accuracy. Participants in the Fed's rate-setting com...

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Mazda 'new era' teaser hints at next Mazda3

Mazda 'new era' teaser hints at next Mazda3

With slim taillights, angled windows, and a bulbous rear end, it resembles the Kai concept that debuted at the Tokyo Motor Show a year ago. The Mazda3 should adopt the Kai concept's Skyactiv-X e...

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