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Chick-Fil-A banned from airport over 'anti-LGBTQ behavior'

Chick-Fil-A banned from airport over 'anti-LGBTQ behavior'

Chick-fil-A's charitable giving foundation "gave $1.8 million to discriminatory groups in 2017, despite reportedly claiming it was winding down that practice previous year", ThinkProgress reports , c...

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Kater, Vancouver's first-ever ride-hailing app, will launch next week

Kater, Vancouver's first-ever ride-hailing app, will launch next week

Once the app is downloaded and the registration process is complete you'll be able to order a Kater vehicle to pick you up. Using the app, passengers can get an estimated cost for the trip, check wh...

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Norway hikes interest rate, bucking global trend

Norway hikes interest rate, bucking global trend

The key rate was hiked by 0.25 points for the second time in six months, rising to 1.0 per cent. "Our current assessment of the outlook and balance of risks suggests that the policy rate will most l...

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Hill's Pet Nutrition recalls more dog food over vitamin D levels concern

Hill's Pet Nutrition recalls more dog food over vitamin D levels concern

Hill's Pet Nutrition announced Wednesday that more canned dog food products will be recalled because it has elevated levels of vitamin D. The expansion came after the FDA requested Hill's test sampl...

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Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC)'s Trend Up, Especially After Decreased Shorts

Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC)'s Trend Up, Especially After Decreased Shorts

They issued an "outperform" rating on the stock. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $46.27 target price for the company. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $60.00 price objective on shares of C...

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Decision to halt Alzheimer's trial sends Biogen shares sliding

Decision to halt Alzheimer's trial sends Biogen shares sliding

The Alzheimer's Research UK Drug Discovery Alliance now has 23 active drug discovery projects targeting harmful brain inflammation and other damaging processes in the disease. For drugmakers, expens...

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Bank of England holds bank interest rate at 0.75 pct

Bank of England holds bank interest rate at 0.75 pct

BOE Interest Rate Decision is announced by the Bank of England . "Brexit uncertainties also continue to weigh on confidence and short-term economic activity, notably business investment." the MPC a...

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Wearing well: Levi Strauss shares surge 31pc on market return

Wearing well: Levi Strauss shares surge 31pc on market return

Levi's proving to Wall Street there's staying power for a legacy name that dates back to 1853 when its namesake founder started a wholesales dry goods business in San Francisco. "Things go in waves",...

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Jaguar Land Rover wins case against Jiangling Motors in China

Jaguar Land Rover wins case against Jiangling Motors in China

Jiangling has been ordered to stop sales, manufacturing and marketing of the Landwind X7 , and has also been directed to monetarily compensate JLR. Britain's biggest carmaker had sued Jiangling in ...

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Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

Carscoops first reported on a letter Porsche of Brazil sent to the four customers who lost cars . "As you may know, Porsche ended the 991 GT2 RS production on February 2019 and under normal ...

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Simsbury pot grower's parent to stock CVS with hemp-infused products

Simsbury pot grower's parent to stock CVS with hemp-infused products

Now it's finally happening, as CVS announced they'll soon offer topical products including creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and salves. Products with CBD will be sold in 8 states across the US: A...

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Dollar General baby cough syrup recalled due to possible bacterial contamination

Dollar General baby cough syrup recalled due to possible bacterial contamination

The bottles of baby cough syrup were distributed to Dollar General stores nationwide. Bacillus cereus can cause two kinds of gastrointestinal illness. The company says the potential for contaminat...

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Papa John’s scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John’s scores Shaq to help revive its image

A followup investigative report from Forbes in 2018 alleged more misconduct, accusing Schnatter of fostering a "bro" culture at Papa John's, where women were often the target of sexual harassment. A...

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Study claims AT&T's fake 5G is slower than other carrier's regular 4G

Study claims AT&T's fake 5G is slower than other carrier's regular 4G

Although the tests are unable to distinguish between LTE-Advanced and regular 4G LTE networks, OpenSignal can distinguish between phone models, which helps determine which device is running on a tra...

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Pilots accused of raping airline workers

Pilots accused of raping airline workers

Now, two of the women, identified only as Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2, are suing in NY federal court for an unspecified amount of compensatory and punitive damages. The Daily News , citing the lawsuit,...

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GM Plans $1.8 Billion US Investment After Trump's Criticism

GM Plans $1.8 Billion US Investment After Trump's Criticism

During the weekend, Trump demanded that GM reopen the plant or sell it, criticized the local union leader and expressed frustration with Barra. Orion Assembly now builds the Chevrolet Bolt EV , Ch...

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Disney Closes $71.3 Billion Purchase of Fox

Disney Closes $71.3 Billion Purchase of Fox

The acquisition price implies a total equity value of approximately US$ 71 billion and a total transaction value of approximately US$ 71 billion . The merger went through at 12:02 am ET, giving Di...

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MillerCoors sues over Bud Light corn syrup ads, calls them 'deliberate deception'

MillerCoors sues over Bud Light corn syrup ads, calls them 'deliberate deception'

A day after launching new response ads defending Miller Lite against accusations of using corn syrup by Bud Light that date back to the Super Bowl, parent company MillerCoors has filed suit against ...

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Oil holds near 2019 peak as global supplies tighten

Oil holds near 2019 peak as global supplies tighten

Gasoline and distillate inventories both fell by more than expected. Prices of the barrel of the West Texas Intermediate are navigating the lower bound of the daily range, easing some ground for t...

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Tesla sues former employees for allegedly stealing data, Autopilot source code

Tesla sues former employees for allegedly stealing data, Autopilot source code

Zoox , for its part, now has as many as 100 ex-Tesla employees among its ranks and mentioned in the suit as having actively courted these Tesla employees and knowingly accepted Tesla's intellectual pr...

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Binance Launches Fiat to Crypto Gateway in Australia

Binance Launches Fiat to Crypto Gateway in Australia

It has also launched Binance Uganda , an exchange supporting the trading of Ugandan Shillings for cryptocurrency. All the same, Bitcoin is the only supported digital asset but it is not hard to s...

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Big cow tests animal store Petco's 'all leashed pets are welcome' policy

Big cow tests animal store Petco's 'all leashed pets are welcome' policy

Vincent Browning and Shelly Lumpkin leashed Oliver and headed into the pet store in Humble, Texas - thinking they'd "take a chance and call Petco "s bluff on the 'ALL LEASHED PETS ARE WELCOME" pol...

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Tonight’s Powerball Drawing Reaches $448 Million

Tonight’s Powerball Drawing Reaches $448 Million

The Powerball lottery drawing was held on Wednesday night at 11 p.m. EST. N.J. victor of $273M Mega Millions jackpot hunted for a job for a year. The last victor to claim a Powerball prize was a...

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Australia to Sponsor Blockchain Companies to Consensus 2019

Australia to Sponsor Blockchain Companies to Consensus 2019

Per the roadmap, the government will push for the development of blockchain "regulation, skills and capacity building, innovation, investment, and global competitiveness and collaboration". The detail...

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Deutsche Bank ties a

Deutsche Bank ties a "bond born of necessity and ambition"

Still, the bank lent him money, despite his bankruptcies and risk as a client, the Times reported. Another particularly interesting question, O'Brien says, would be why Deutsche Bank continued do...

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Volvo puts drunk drivers on notice

Volvo puts drunk drivers on notice

According to the NHTSA, nearly 30% of all traffic fatalities in the U.S.in 2017 involved intoxicated drivers, which is why Volvo believes that actively monitoring them is the best way to prevent a...

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Powerball results for 03/16/19; did anyone win the $492 million jackpot?

Powerball results for 03/16/19; did anyone win the $492 million jackpot?

Saturday's winnings would be the eighth largest in the game's history. The jackpot was worth an estimated $495 million. A pair of $50,000 Wisconsin wins came from the most recent draw on March 13. I...

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Trump on China Tariffs: 'We're Not Talking About Removing Them'

Trump on China Tariffs: 'We're Not Talking About Removing Them'

USA officials are concerned that Beijing is pushing back against some American demands in trade talks, people familiar with the matter said. His negotiators have demanded that China agree to an enforc...

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Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 2019: These Fruits & Veggies Have The Most Pesticides

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 2019: These Fruits & Veggies Have The Most Pesticides

The EWG also put out its "Clean 15 " list with the produce having the lowest levels of pesticide residue. The EWG also lists the least contaminated fruits and vegetables - called the Clean Fifteen -...

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Ford will build its first driverless cars in MI in 2021

Ford will build its first driverless cars in MI in 2021

The facility was originally slated to start manufacturing autonomous commercial vehicles in 2021 . "This plan allows us to adjust our investment spending to accommodate the pace of growth of this e...

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Dow rises for fourth straight day ahead of Fed meeting

Dow rises for fourth straight day ahead of Fed meeting

In the week ending on March 15, USA stocks posted solid gains, with the Dow and S&P 500 advancing 1.6 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively, while the Nasdaq rallying 3.8 percent. At 1220 GMT, Dow Jon...

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Google hit with £1.28bn fine by European Union for 'illegal' advertising practices

Google hit with £1.28bn fine by European Union for 'illegal' advertising practices

Essentially, for years Google didn't allow its AdSense customers to feature rival search engines on their sites. In its third major decision against the search engine behemoth, Brussels sanction...

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Tim Hortons finally just launched a rewards program

Tim Hortons finally just launched a rewards program

TL;DR This morning Tim Hortons officially launched their " Tims Rewards " loyalty program available across Canada. With the Tims Rewards loyalty card, a patron's seventh trip to the restaurant wi...

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Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hikes in 2019

Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hikes in 2019

The Fed detailed its long-awaited pledge to slow the monthly reduction of its holdings of Treasury bonds from up to $US30 billion ($42 billion) to no more than $US15 billion beginning in May. At least...

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Deutsche Bank faces harsh scrutiny thanks to its relationship with Donald Trump

Deutsche Bank faces harsh scrutiny thanks to its relationship with Donald Trump

More than 20 current and former executives and board members told the Times that despite Deutsche Bank saying Trump was not a top priority, it's just not true. The executive told the Times that Tr...

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