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Economists Predict Big Budget Surplus from 2017

Economists Predict Big Budget Surplus from 2017

Instead of getting a GST hike soon, Singaporeans aged 21 and above will get a "hong bao", or Lunar New Year red packet, as Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a "one-off" bonus in 2018 of up to ...

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Shots fired at US Postal Truck on I-30 in Dallas

Shots fired at US Postal Truck on I-30 in Dallas

Police said the victim in the shooting was 58-year-old Tony Mosby. The agency is working with Dallas police on the case. He was found dead in the truck as officers responded to a reported shooting. ...

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Position Lowered by TCW Group Inc

Sandler O'Neill set a $75.00 target price on Vornado Realty Trust and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on ...

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This Team Will Pay 'Whatever It Takes' To Sign Kirk Cousins

This Team Will Pay 'Whatever It Takes' To Sign Kirk Cousins

Per Spotrac.com, NY has nearly $80 million in cap space this year. One way to do that would be to file tampering charges against anyone/everyone who crosses the line or even comes close to it, especia...

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After Volkswagen, Daimler accused of cheating emissions through software

After Volkswagen, Daimler accused of cheating emissions through software

The manipulation software programs allegedly used by Mercedes-Benz to allow its diesel model to pass the USA tests are similar to those developed by Volkswagen and threaten to drag it further in...

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Saudi Oil Exports Rise Slightly in December

Saudi Oil Exports Rise Slightly in December

The price for Brent was down 0.05 percent as of 9:15 a.m. EST to $64.30 per barrel. The article also quoted a weekly report from General Electric's Baker Hughes unit which said the us oil rig co...

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Risky factor of The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is observed at 1.13

Risky factor of The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is observed at 1.13

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. This repurchase authorization allows the home improvement retailer to purchase shares of its stock through open market pu...

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South Korean cryptocurrency official found dead at home, reports say

South Korean cryptocurrency official found dead at home, reports say

The police launched an investigation into the death. Jung Ki-joon, Head of the Economic Policy Coordination Office for the South Korean Government, is thought to have suffered a heart attack while s...

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Roger Federer cruises to Rotterdam title

Roger Federer cruises to Rotterdam title

Federer will remain No. 1 at least until Indian Wells as Nadal can not catch him even if he ends up winning the Acapulco Open. Federer was 31 when he vacated the top spot in November 2012 (to Nov...

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Washington DC approves Boring Co digging permit

Washington DC approves Boring Co digging permit

A Boring Company spokesperson told the publication that the location could eventually become a station in the hyperloop network. The spot where Musk got the permit to dig is now an abandoned lot, but ...

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BidaskClub Lowers NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) to Strong Sell

BidaskClub Lowers NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) to Strong Sell

The institutional investor held 432,733 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.40M, up from 314,850 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 34,933 are held by King Luthe...

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Slip in Walmart sales sends stock and Dow plunging

The stock decreased 2.68% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $2.725. About 1.74M shares traded. Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV) has risen 29.11% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending....

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Rite Aid surges on Albertsons merger plan

Rite Aid surges on Albertsons merger plan

More notable recent Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Rite Aid's Turnaround Is Inevitable" on January 30, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their...

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Israel announces major gas deal with Egypt

Israel announces major gas deal with Egypt

The partners in Israel's Tamar and Leviathan offshore gas fields said they would supply the private Egyptian firm Dolphinus Holdings with around 64 billion cubic metres of gas over a decade - with hal...

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HSBC Holdings 2017 Profit Before Tax More Than Doubles On-Year

HSBC Holdings 2017 Profit Before Tax More Than Doubles On-Year

HSBC's reported profit jumped a striking 141 percent to $17.17 billion in 2017. The shares fell 3.7 percent to 732.70 pence at 10:59 a.m.in London after its results earlier Tuesday. However, this pa...

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Police seeking Uber and Lyft driver missing for a week

Police seeking Uber and Lyft driver missing for a week

Joshua Thiede was last seen at 11:30 a.m. Sunday near the 1000 block of Wilshire Boulevard in the city of L.A., according to the LAPD's Missing Persons Unit. On Monday, his vehicle was found after ...

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Lack of chicken means Horsham KFC temporarily closes

Lack of chicken means Horsham KFC temporarily closes

Last week, the chicken fast-food restaurant switched its delivery contract to DHL , which blamed "operational issues" for the supply disruption. The website lists 300 of KFC's 900 locations in th...

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Powerful winds delay more Olympic skiing events and force park's closure

Powerful winds delay more Olympic skiing events and force park's closure

He emerged from Thursday's first two runs of the men's skeleton competition with a huge lead over Nikita Tregubov, one of the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. Before the PyeongChang Wint...

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Uber suspends service in Morocco after two years

Uber suspends service in Morocco after two years

During his first stop in Japan, he said he's willing to forge partnerships with taxi companies in order to succeed, even though Uber has less than a 1-percent market share and only offers limited ...

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Holdings Cut by Abner Herrman & Brock LLC

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has declined 10.63% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. Gilead Sciences, Inc . will post 6.41 EPS for the current f...

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Figure skating: German pair navigate red tape to land gold

Figure skating: German pair navigate red tape to land gold

North Korean skaters Ryom Tae-Ok and Kim Ju-Sik finished with the highest placement for any figure skaters in Olympic history in PyeongChang. Hanna Oeberg was a surprise victor in the women's 15-kil...

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Flight from Dubai forced to land after passenger refuses to stop farting

Flight from Dubai forced to land after passenger refuses to stop farting

Despite repeated requests and even a direct order from the pilot, the man carried on and a fight broke out. Tempers raged on the flight and the pilot reported "passengers on the rampage", after maki...

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Tops Friendly Markets planning for bankruptcy

Tops Friendly Markets planning for bankruptcy

The owner of Tops Friendly Markets however, may be able to seek court protection from creditors sometime this month. Citing "people familiar with that situation", Bloomberg reported that, "with low ...

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China warns of retaliation if USA imposes steel, aluminum tariffs

China warns of retaliation if USA imposes steel, aluminum tariffs

As part of the proposed measures to safeguard U.S. He has until 11 April to announce his decision on steel import curbs and by 20 April to decide on aluminum restrictions. Another is a tariff of at le...

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Tax law change puts Fannie Mae in a $3.7 billion hole

Tax law change puts Fannie Mae in a $3.7 billion hole

A $9.9 billion charge stemmed from re-calculations of the company's deferred tax assets following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Donald Trump signed into law on December 22. "As it turne...

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Saved By Miracle: Alert Airline Agent Saves Teens From Modeling Predator

Saved By Miracle: Alert Airline Agent Saves Teens From Modeling Predator

Two teen girls have an American Airlines customer service agent to thank for protecting them from a seriously scary scenario in the summer of 2017. The girls had a one-way, first-class seats to NY, bu...

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Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NASDAQ:IPG) To Report Earnings

The average volume was noted at 5423.41K shares while its relative volume was seen at 3.22. US Bancorp DE's holdings in Interpublic Group of Companies were worth $2,566,000 at the end of the most rece...

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NASA finds over 100 new planets in space, some are like Earth

NASA finds over 100 new planets in space, some are like Earth

Of the 275 candidates in the dataset - being compiled since the first K2 data release in 2014 - 149 were verified to be actual exoplanets, and of those, researchers found 54 had already been discovere...

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PNB scam: Ex-bank official Gokulnath Shetty arrested

PNB scam: Ex-bank official Gokulnath Shetty arrested

There has been absolutely no lapse on our part and we have followed all standard operating procedures. The fact that PNB could continue its violations and cover up seven years, shows there remained so...

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Household products cause as much air pollution as cars, say experts

Household products cause as much air pollution as cars, say experts

But only 5 percent of petroleum gets refined into consumer products; 95 percent goes to fuel production. The discovery is majorly a sign of victory study coauthor Brian McDonald said February 15 dur...

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