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Amazon Q3 2018 Earnings - Lower Revenue But Higher Profits

Amazon Q3 2018 Earnings - Lower Revenue But Higher Profits

As Amazon continues to surge thanks to more consumers spending more online, traditional retailers like Toys R Us and Sears have fallen into bankruptcy protection. "It was a great first wave of the A...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks surge a day after a massive rout

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge a day after a massive rout

The S&P 500 index added 61 points to 2,717 as of 3 p.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 600 points Wednesday amid a sharp drop in tech shares. Other issues that have pressured sto...

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Cross officially unveiled as brand’s new entry-level SUV

Cross officially unveiled as brand’s new entry-level SUV

On the outside, the T-Cross for emerging markets gets a slightly different front fascia from its European cousin. Revealed in Amsterdam, Shanghai, and São Paulo the T-Cross is a global SUV that uses...

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Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassment

Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassment

Mr Pichai said the article had been "difficult to read" and added in the letter: 'We're dead serious about making sure we provide a safe and inclusive workplace. According to The New York Times , Rub...

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Saudi says murder of journalist Khashoggi 'premeditated'

Saudi says murder of journalist Khashoggi 'premeditated'

This year's summit, however, has been overshadowed by the killing October 2 of Khashoggi. On Wednesday, the prince called the killing "heinous" and "painful to all Saudis" in his first extensive p...

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Saudi Crown Prince Acknowledges Khashoggi Murder for First Time

Saudi Crown Prince Acknowledges Khashoggi Murder for First Time

It's unclear when the president will make a final determination on the Khashoggi case. Sanders told reporters on the White House driveway Thursday morning that Haspel is meeting with the president...

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Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Southern California Match 5 of 6 Numbers

Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Southern California Match 5 of 6 Numbers

Someone in SC is waking up this morning a new billionaire. The ticket matched the five numbers 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and the mega ball 5 that were drawn on Tuesday night. The jackpot was initially est...

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The consequences of legalization: in canadian stores is not enough marijuana

The consequences of legalization: in canadian stores is not enough marijuana

Stores that sold marijuana , lined up so the long queues that the police had to patrol these places to pacify the crowd. It is noted that many Canadians came to the shops that sell marijuana , in ...

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Microsoft’s CEO Plans to Expand Xbox Game Pass to PC

Microsoft’s CEO Plans to Expand Xbox Game Pass to PC

PC users already have some taste of Xbox Game Pass now. During the company's FY19 first quarter earnings report , released last night, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed that the subscripti...

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Facebook fined £500,000 over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook fined £500,000 over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has handed the social media giant the penalty for processing people's data without their consent, as well as failing to keep that data secure. Researcher Dr...

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Murder of Khashoggi premeditated: Saudi prosecutor

Murder of Khashoggi premeditated: Saudi prosecutor

Saudi Arabia's crown prince struck the tone of outraged leader rather than alleged suspect in his first public speech since the murder of a Saudi journalist in Istanbul three weeks ago. German Chancel...

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Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's

Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's

She's not even a stray dog. Reyes called Princess a gold digger who acts like a stray so people feel bad and feed her burgers. But Reyes chose to go one step further and catch her dog in the act a...

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Data breach hits Cathay Pacific as hackers gain access to customers details

Data breach hits Cathay Pacific as hackers gain access to customers details

At least 860,000 passport numbers and 245,000 Hong Kong ID card numbers were accessed without permission, along with a few hundred largely expired credit cards. No one's travel or loyalty profile was ...

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Ford opens Michigan plant to relaunch Ranger pickup, Bronco SUV

Ford opens Michigan plant to relaunch Ranger pickup, Bronco SUV

Ford has invested $850 million in the factory, which dates to the late 1950s. The factory is set to build two high-profile vehicles again in the Ranger and all-new Bronco as American appetite for pi...

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McDonald's to introduce first new breakfast sandwich in 5 years

McDonald's to introduce first new breakfast sandwich in 5 years

The sandwich consists of two sausage patties and two slices of cheese between a McMuffin, biscuit or McGriddles . It put self-order kiosks in restaurants, added new menu items, and focused on deliver...

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Idahoans came within 1 number of winning Tuesday night's Mega Millions Jackpot

Idahoans came within 1 number of winning Tuesday night's Mega Millions Jackpot

But unfortunately for the players, the jackpot was won by a ticket bought in SC this morning and none of the above became a billionaire today. "The final total was less than the US$1.6 billion estim...

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Microsoft crushes quarterly earnings as cloud revenues rise

Double-digit, across-the board growth resulted in record first-quarter revenue, Kristin Chester, director of investor relations at Microsoft, told Barron's ahead of the company's conference call with ...

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Wall Street Tumbles At Open As Weak Industrials Add To Dour Mood

Wall Street Tumbles At Open As Weak Industrials Add To Dour Mood

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 0.5%, but closed well above its session low of 24,768. Technology companies and banks also took heavy losses. Disappointing quarterly results and forwar...

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Ryanair 'to ban disruptive passengers' after racist incident

Ryanair 'to ban disruptive passengers' after racist incident

The man hurled insults at the woman and called her an "ugly black bastard" before the flight took off. Responding to criticism that he add stood by while the woman was abused, Mr Lawrence told the ...

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Yahoo to pay $50 million to victims of security breach

Yahoo to pay $50 million to victims of security breach

The original price tag was roughly $4.8 billion , but after the severe security lapse came to light, Yahoo agreed to a discount of $350 million . When the news broke about the incident, Yahoo initia...

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Yahoo to pay $50 million to victims of security breach

Yahoo to pay $50 million to victims of security breach

The original price tag was roughly $4.8 billion , but after the severe security lapse came to light, Yahoo agreed to a discount of $350 million . When the news broke about the incident, Yahoo initia...

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Saudi Crown Prince to give first speech since Khashoggi's death

Saudi Crown Prince to give first speech since Khashoggi's death

Trump had previously suggested that the Saudi explanation for Khashoggi's death was credible . The secretary also said the US was considering taking action, such as imposing financial sanctions, ...

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Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Up For Grabs Tonight

Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Up For Grabs Tonight

The financial website The Motley Fool says the chance of someone winning the Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 302,575,350. But the sales are high, especially following a change Mega Millions made in ...

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Saudi Arabia in ‘crisis’ following Khashoggi’s killing, says minister

Saudi Arabia in ‘crisis’ following Khashoggi’s killing, says minister

The minister said Saudi Arabia had in fact used its inventories to release about 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) of more oil to the market between May and September. Saudi Arabia has no intention of usi...

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12,000 tickets sold per minute as Mega Millions’ jackpot hits $1.6 billion

12,000 tickets sold per minute as Mega Millions’ jackpot hits $1.6 billion

The chances of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is mind-bending - one in about 302 million. Jones ended up winning $4 from a Mega Millions ticket and $50,000 from the October 23 Powerball drawing...

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North Carolina server gets $10,000 tip from customer

North Carolina server gets $10,000 tip from customer

When asked why he did it, MrBeast said he wanted to show that good things still happen to good people, according to Oliverio. "I've seen some really big tips, but not $10,000", he said. Beast has ...

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Toilet recall: Exploding flush systems cause dozens of injuries in US

Toilet recall: Exploding flush systems cause dozens of injuries in US

The products were sold by plumbing distributors, as well as by Lowe's and Home Depot. That can in turn lift the tank lid and shatter it , which could cause injuries or property damage. Those with flu...

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Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps to $970M as Drawing Approaches

Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps to $970M as Drawing Approaches

After almost three months without a victor, the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to an estimated $654 million jackpot. The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to a whopping $868 million for Frida...

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Cancelling Saudi Arabia arms deal would cost $1 billion: Trudeau

Cancelling Saudi Arabia arms deal would cost $1 billion: Trudeau

The prime minister said the government is discussing "next steps" with Canada's allies, adding "we condemn the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi ". Human-rights groups have long opposed the deal...

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Man filmed racially abusing woman on Ryanair flight identified, police say

Man filmed racially abusing woman on Ryanair flight identified, police say

United Kingdom police say that a man who was reportedly filmed racially abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified. She said he threatened to continue verbally abusing her, t...

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Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021

Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021

It's no secret that Dyson is venturing into the electric vehicle market , and the latest news from multiple news sources, including BBC News , The Verge and Autocar , is that the British applia...

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2M pounds of frozen taquitos recalled due to Salmonella and Listeria risk

2M pounds of frozen taquitos recalled due to Salmonella and Listeria risk

The meat and poultry taquitos were produced from July 1 through October 10, 2018. - 4.5 pound cardboard cases containing 24-count Go-Go Taquitos "Beef Taco & Cheese Taquitos" with a case code 86183 ...

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Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

Zip properties will located on the outskirts of major towns and cities a differentiator to Hub hotels, which are in city centers. Each room will have twin beds that can be pushed together to create ...

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Man verbally abuses black woman on Ryanair flight, sparks outrage

Man verbally abuses black woman on Ryanair flight, sparks outrage

The spokesman added: "The prime minister has always been clear that racial abuse is abhorrent". Footage of the incident was captured by David Lawrence and posted to his social media and YouTube ...

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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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