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French Lawmakers Call For Cryptocurrency Regulations in the EU Countries

French Lawmakers Call For Cryptocurrency Regulations in the EU Countries

Just last week France adopted the first regulatory framework for governing crypto-asset intermediaries. According to a translated transcript of the minister's interview with a French business magazi...

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Canopy Growth signs deal to buy US pot giant Acreage Holdings

Canopy Growth signs deal to buy US pot giant Acreage Holdings

In laymen's terms, here's what the deal means, "This is Constellation's way to have a side door entry to the U.S. cannabis market when it becomes legal..." Acreage has cannabis-related licences in...

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Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations

Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations

The company will keep investing in the country through its Global Stores, Global Selling, Kindle-e-readers, and other online content. Amazon Web Services and other businesses will remain unaffected ...

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Mercedes-AMG GLC 63, 63 Coupe

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63, 63 Coupe

The fully revamped, third-gen, three-row not only looks better, but with two new engines, tons of tech, and a Manhattan-sized apartment's worth of space inside, it's much improved all-around from its ...

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Facing heat over crumbling economy, Pakistan`s finance minister steps down

Facing heat over crumbling economy, Pakistan`s finance minister steps down

It all started with Asad Umar , who announced his resignation in the afternoon, followed by dismissal of some ministers and re-allocation of portfolios of others. "In my meeting with him I convinced ...

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China growth beats forecasts as econ shows stability signs

China growth beats forecasts as econ shows stability signs

Industrial output surged 8.5% year-on-year in March and retail sales also jumped by 8.7% year-on-year. "Given slowing global economic growth and worldwide trade, increasing worldwide uncertainties and...

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Pinterest shares jump 30pc as investors rush into $12.7bn IPO

Pinterest shares jump 30pc as investors rush into $12.7bn IPO

Shares leapt from its offering price of $19 a share to as high as $25 in early trading. Yet the Pinterest IPO is an exception: One of the social media company's largest shareholders is Fidelity, whi...

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BHP cuts iron ore forecasts after Australia cyclone

BHP cuts iron ore forecasts after Australia cyclone

BHP increased its iron ore unit cost guidance from below US$14 per tonne to below $15/t. Inventory of imported iron ore at Chinese ports stood at 148.9 million tonnes as of April 12, data compiled ...

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NY 2019: Genesis reveals Mint 2-door electric concept

NY 2019: Genesis reveals Mint 2-door electric concept

The Genesis Mint is a fully-electric city vehicle with two doors and room for two (three in a pinch). The front and rear overhangs are incredibly short, and huge wheels give is a somewhat pugnacious a...

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What's open and closed in Brampton Easter weekend

What's open and closed in Brampton Easter weekend

The Beer Store will observe Friday closing hours on Thursday. There will be no ferry service on Good Friday , however, holiday ferry service will run on Easter Sunday. Regular hours of operation ar...

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Over 100 rental cars stolen in Chicago through ‘fraudulent’ use of app

Over 100 rental cars stolen in Chicago through ‘fraudulent’ use of app

As many as 100 vehicles offered through the Car2Go rental app were stolen across Chicago and police have arrested at least 16 people in relation to the thefts. But Car2go is denying its system...

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North Korea just launched a new weapons test - highlighting Trump’s failed diplomacy

North Korea just launched a new weapons test - highlighting Trump’s failed diplomacy

The White House said it was aware of the report and had no immediate comment. But state media did not say whether it was a missile. Instead, the North has carried out smaller provocations. A strin...

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Facebook confirms uploading 1.5 million users' email contact without consent

Facebook confirms uploading 1.5 million users' email contact without consent

According to Business Insider's report , the company then promptly started harvesting those emails for the users' email contact lists, but Facebook says this contact data was "unintentionally uploa...

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Trump remains buoyant on US, China trade talks

Trump remains buoyant on US, China trade talks

Mnuchin said that if the deal can finally be, then it would be the beginning of one of the benchmark changes in past 20 years. On Monday, the 15th of April 2019, US President Donald Trump had agai...

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United Kingdom breaks low unemployment record since 1975

United Kingdom breaks low unemployment record since 1975

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said, "The strong increase in employment, coupled with another fall in the number of people out of work, suggests that the Unit...

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Kraken Follows Binance, to Delist Bitcoin SV

Kraken Follows Binance, to Delist Bitcoin SV

The first crypto exchange, Bitcoinmarket.com wasn't a big success, but Binance was. "It is impossible to completely deny the possibility that the price will fall sharply as additional hard forks ...

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Marquette City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt begins

Marquette City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt begins

There will be stations with snacks, crafts and games the families can enjoy before going home. An Easter celebration will be held at Logoly State Park from 1-3:30 p.m. The clues to the eggs can be f...

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Oil prices extend losses despite surprise drop in USA inventories

Oil prices extend losses despite surprise drop in USA inventories

Brent crude , the global benchmark, was down 12 cents at 71.06 dollars a barrel at 0801 GMT. Brent closed up 1 percent on Friday when prices hit a high of $71.87 a barrel, the highest since November 1...

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Toyota Highlander Is The Brand's Best Looking Yet

Toyota Highlander Is The Brand's Best Looking Yet

The Highlander Hybrid is down 75 hp compared to the new Ford Explorer Hybrid, but Ford estimates just 24 mpg combined for its new three-row crossover SUV. With the V-6, the all-wheel-drive system can...

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Mark Zuckerberg Shared Facebook User Data With His Friends, Leaked Documents Reveal

Mark Zuckerberg Shared Facebook User Data With His Friends, Leaked Documents Reveal

They provide context to why Facebook made the changes that it did around user data in 2014 and 2015. Facebook's executive team, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, used data on Facebook users as leverag...

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Almost every adult in the United Kingdom could be owed £300 by Mastercard

Almost every adult in the United Kingdom could be owed £300 by Mastercard

He first attempted to bring the company to justice in 2017, but his class action was thrown out by the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). He alleges that Mastercard's breaches of competition law, ...

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Amazon 'flooded' by fake reviews

Amazon 'flooded' by fake reviews

Drilling down further into the suspect listing's analysis uncovered evidence of supplication as well as glowing endorsements for entirely different products being posted on a single listing. Three sm...

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Raw Tuna Sold In New York, Connecticut Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns — CDC

Raw Tuna Sold In New York, Connecticut Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns — CDC

The CDC says 13 people in seven states, including NY and CT, have gotten sick from eating the fish. It had been sold to distributors in Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota a...

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Lexus LM upgrades Toyota Alphard from Business to First class

Lexus LM upgrades Toyota Alphard from Business to First class

The Lexus LM will be offered with two engines. The Japanese marque has just introduced the van at Auto Shanghai 2019, and it's been designed for China and other select Asian markets. The LM will...

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Subaru Outback Revealed, Somehow Looks More Rugged and Sporty

Subaru Outback Revealed, Somehow Looks More Rugged and Sporty

If that sense of distinction isn't enough to put the Outback on your shortlist the next time you're looking for a new CUV, then the new platform and powertrains, more advanced safety tech, vastly impr...

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Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robots are strong enough to haul a box truck

Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robots are strong enough to haul a box truck

We've seen it navigate an office flawlessly , open doors thanks to a an arm attachment , and all while receiving abuse from its makers in an attempt to make it fail . So why did Boston Dynamics c...

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Toyota unveils electric SUVs at Shanghai motor show

Toyota unveils electric SUVs at Shanghai motor show

Electric auto subsidies end next year, replaced by sales quotas. "Most of the traditional vehicle makers are under huge pressure to launch NEVs", said industry analyst John Zeng of LMC Automotive. P...

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Jet Airways suspends all domestic and worldwide flights amid financial meltdown

Jet Airways suspends all domestic and worldwide flights amid financial meltdown

Lohani, who is helming state-owned Air India for the second time, also said the issue has no easy solutions, yet a solution would need to be found. We know that India is better off with a flying Je...

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Would You Eat a CBD Burger? Carl's Jr. Wants to Find Out

Would You Eat a CBD Burger? Carl's Jr. Wants to Find Out

Appropriately priced at $4.20, the burger will be available exclusively at Carl's Jr.at 4050 Colorado Boulevard in Denver on April 20 beginning at 6 a.m. The chain first made a decision to explore CBD...

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Corsair brings Lincoln's new mojo to the compact crossover segment

Corsair brings Lincoln's new mojo to the compact crossover segment

Well, Lincoln is a subsidiary of Ford , the company that's promising to produce nothing but SUVs and trucks. The new Navigator was met with rave reviews, and the automaker followed up with the equa...

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Jaguar I-Pace wins 2019 World Car of the Year

Jaguar I-Pace wins 2019 World Car of the Year

The I-Pace rose to the top from an initial entry list of 40 vehicles, which were eventually whittled down to just three top finalists - the other two being the Audi e-tron and the Volvo S60/V60 ra...

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Kia HabaNiro Concept Points To Autonomous, Electric Crossover

Kia HabaNiro Concept Points To Autonomous, Electric Crossover

The butch exterior belies the close dimensional relationship, the HabaNiro clad in Snowdrift Pearl White paint set off by Satin Metallic Granite Grey cladding in front and an anodized Lava Red aero pa...

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Hyundai Venue is Korean brand's smallest SUV yet

Hyundai Venue is Korean brand's smallest SUV yet

Will rival the likes of the Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon. " Hyundai Venue will create quality time for customers", said S.S. Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India . Apple Car Play and Android Auto wi...

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Peru ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself

Peru ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself

A statement released by the José Casimiro Ulloa Hospital in the capital of Lima says Garcia died about three hours after arriving at the hospital for the bullet wound. Neighbouring South American nati...

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50 lac jobs lost after note ban, youth worst hit

50 lac jobs lost after note ban, youth worst hit

Mumbai: As per a report released on Tuesday by the Centre for Sustainable Employment , Azim Premji University , nearly 50 lakh people lost their employment between 2018 and 2019 after November 8, 2...

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