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China's trade surplus soared

Demand for Chinese products is holding up as growth in major trade partners remains intact, and a feared trade war between China and the United States has yet to materialise. "The record high trad...

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Uber's secret software blocked foreign law enforcement from retrieving data

Uber's secret software blocked foreign law enforcement from retrieving data

Some Uber employees felt the system hindered legitimate investigations, while others believed its use was justified when police didn't come with warrants or specific-enough data requests, according t...

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Stop Driving Notice : 2006 Ford Ranger Vehicles

Stop Driving Notice : 2006 Ford Ranger Vehicles

Toyota has said that it will be expanding its safety recall to cover about 601,300 vehicles, all over them involving faulty airbag inflators from Takata in the United States. Ford said it would pay to...

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All you need to know about India's 100th satellite

All you need to know about India's 100th satellite

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle , in its forty second flight (PSLV-C40), launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite for earth observation and 30 co-passenger satellites together weighing ...

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Sam's Club Closing Several Stores Nationwide

Sam's Club Closing Several Stores Nationwide

In a statement to WCVB, the company confirmed they "made the hard decision to close our Sam's Club location at 1 Tobias Boland Way in Worcester". Under federal law, companies must file WARN notices...

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Apple Confirms Devices Affected by Meltdown, Spectre

Apple Confirms Devices Affected by Meltdown, Spectre

They can allow hackers to steal data from the memory of running apps, including password managers, browsers and emails. Researchers on Wednesday published details of the flaw, which unlike many ...

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Dropbox confidentially files for IPO

Dropbox confidentially files for IPO

In December of the same year, Dropbox acquired two companies; Audiogalaxy, a startup "allowing users to store their music files and playlists in the cloud then stream them to any device", and Snapjoy,...

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Fresh food growth drives record Xmas sales at Tesco

Fresh food growth drives record Xmas sales at Tesco

The trading update comes as the wider group missed forecasts for Christmas trading as strong sales of fresh food were undermined by lower demand for general goods such as DVDs and video games. An ongo...

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Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month

Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month

Under new ownership, Circuit City has been making plans to open smaller stores in the wake of filing for bankruptcy in 2008. CEO Ronny Shmoel announced on Monday at the Consumer Electronic Show ...

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Woman got refund after Christmas tree died, fellow shopper says

Woman got refund after Christmas tree died, fellow shopper says

So come January, the woman reportedly wanted her money back for her once lively Christmas tree because it was now dead. But I don't think it fazed her because she has no conscience. Costco is known fo...

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Ripple and MoneyGram Test XRP Currency Transfers

Ripple and MoneyGram Test XRP Currency Transfers

The partnership will see MoneyGram pilot the use of XRP through a new Ripple service, called xRapid, created to provide liquidity to financial institutions. Meanwhile, Ripple saw the rise -then fall...

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Walmart boosts starting pay, but closes Sam's Clubs, including 2 in NC

Walmart boosts starting pay, but closes Sam's Clubs, including 2 in NC

The move follows last month's United States tax code overhaul that cut the corporate rate from 35% to a flat 21%. They do also reflect the tight labor market in which employers are competing for worke...

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New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies

New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies

To access the following content, press "M" to enter the iFrame. New York City is seeking to lead the assault on both climate change and the Trump administration with a plan to divest $5bn from fos...

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'Yeah I'll beat Oprah. Oprah would be a lot of fun'

'Yeah I'll beat Oprah. Oprah would be a lot of fun'

Winfrey fueled speculation that she would make a run for the presidency in 2020 after delivering a fiery acceptance speech Sunday at the Golden Globes , during which she spoke about the #MeToo move...

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Giant recalls orange cream and ice cream bars

Giant recalls orange cream and ice cream bars

The risk is also great for pregnant women, who could experience miscarriages and stillbirths as a result of a listeria infection. The recalled products have a production date of January 1 2017 to De...

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Ford sued for alleged emissions cheating

Ford sued for alleged emissions cheating

A U.S. lawsuit brought by North American customers alleges Ford rigged certain F Series Super Duty diesel utes to cheat emissions tests. A US law firm accused of rigging its F-250 and F-350 Super...

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South Africa's Zuma Opens Anti-corruption Probe

South Africa's Zuma Opens Anti-corruption Probe

Zuma does not have to step down before his second term as president ends with general elections in 2019, but analysts have said he is increasingly seen as a political liability to the party once heade...

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Tesla's new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar

Tesla's new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar

The two companies hope to ramp up production at Gigafactory 2 to reach a capacity of 1 to 2 gigawatts of solar products. Depending on the cost of electricity in each area, Tesla even estimates tha...

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Govt liberalizes FDI regime, nod for 49% foreign investment in Air India

Govt liberalizes FDI regime, nod for 49% foreign investment in Air India

The government is considering raising the ceiling for single-player foreign investment from 5% to 15%, industry sources said . The government also clarified that real-estate broking services aren't...

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Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England

Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England

According to the Prime Minister's official spokesperson, Mrs May said the Government has "a clear belief in conserving what is good and standing up against the profligate use of resources, whether tha...

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Pimco could add US Treasuries if market weakens further: Ivascyn

Pimco could add US Treasuries if market weakens further: Ivascyn

It is not clear if the recommendations of the review have been adopted. Major government bond yields hit multi-month highs and world stock indexes fell on Wednesday following a report that Chinese o...

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Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion plant in Alabama

Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion plant in Alabama

Toyota plans to build Corolla cars at the plant, while Mazda will build crossover SUVs. During that time, Toyota has created a tremendous value chain as our teams have contributed to world-class desig...

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Karnataka girls 'warned' on ties with men of other faiths

Karnataka girls 'warned' on ties with men of other faiths

Following continuous interrogation over her friendship with the man, police authorities say that five people from Hindu hardline groups also visited her house on Saturday to warn her parents. Assertin...

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Best passport for visa-free travel?

Best passport for visa-free travel?

German passport. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Ranking jointly 4th on the index , Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Spain all provide visa-free access to 174 countries. Kä...

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: STORE Capital Corporation (STOR), Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)

EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) has risen 17.95% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. Virtu Financial Llc decreased Enlink Midstream Partner...

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Anti-US Cleric Freed by Pakistan as Tensions Rise Following Trump Tweets

Anti-US Cleric Freed by Pakistan as Tensions Rise Following Trump Tweets

Dastagir made a formal announcement of suspension of the cooperation however, he said that land and air passage have been kept permitted for now and the option would be exhausted at optimum time. Paki...

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Creator of Old Monk, Kapil Mohan, dies at the age of 88

Creator of Old Monk, Kapil Mohan, dies at the age of 88

Old Monk used to be the undisputed single brand leader in the branded spirits market in the country till 2002. He was also the recipient of the Padma Shri in 2010 for his contributions to trade & ...

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Mercedes-Benz India CY 2017 sales up by 15.9 percent

Mercedes-Benz India CY 2017 sales up by 15.9 percent

Mercedes sold a total of 15,330 units during January-December 2017. The performance and sports-car brand, Mercedes-AMG achieved double-digit growth in 2017, reiterating Mercedes-Benz's strong dominan...

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Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances

Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances

Many smart appliances offer grocery list integrations, but Whirlpool takes it a step further in the Yummly app. Additional features in the app lets families remotely start their appliances from outs...

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Ford's new diesel F-150 boasts best torque in class

Ford's new diesel F-150 boasts best torque in class

It uses a military-grade aluminum-alloy body developed in the US, while the diesel engine was built at a Ford plant in the United Kingdom. Ford's larger F-250 and F-350 models are already availa...

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