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Nike reports loss on taxes while beating expectations

Nike reports loss on taxes while beating expectations

NKE stock traded up $0.21 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $64.63. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. Opus Capital Group Llc increased its stake in Procter & Gamble (PG) by 3.52%...

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is nearly twice the size of Texas

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is nearly twice the size of Texas

Lebreton told AFP that they have found around 80,000 tonnes of buoyant plastic now in the GPGP . Less than a year ago, the scientific community thought the Great Pacific Garbage Patch was abou...

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Boeing (NYSE:BA) Shares Bought by Syntal Capital Partners LLC

Boeing (NYSE:BA) Shares Bought by Syntal Capital Partners LLC

Emblem Corp. (OTCMKTS:EMMBF) has 0.00% since March 24, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 98.09% the S&P500. Motco decreased its stake in Boeing Company (BA) by 96.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 ...

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Wisconsin judge orders Walker to call special elections

Wisconsin judge orders Walker to call special elections

Attorney General Eric Holder. The dispute involves two seats ― one in the Wisconsin State Assembly and one in the Wisconsin Senate ― that became vacant in December 2017 when the Republican incumbent...

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United States stocks open higher despite trade war threat

United States stocks open higher despite trade war threat

Traders and financial professionals working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell in December a year ago. The Dow was down 11.6 percent since its January 26 ...

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Jeremy Corbyn facing backlash over Brexit sacking of Owen Smith

Jeremy Corbyn facing backlash over Brexit sacking of Owen Smith

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked his one-time leadership rival Owen Smith after he said Labour should consider abandoning Brexit . The shadow Northern Ireland secretary broke ranks with the party's of...

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Winter Storm Toby Slams Mid-Atlantic, Northeast with Snowy Blast

Winter Storm Toby Slams Mid-Atlantic, Northeast with Snowy Blast

The fourth nor'easter to pound the northeastern United States in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places and left at least three people dead in NY. Schools across the region closed ...

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How to stop third-party apps from accessing your Facebook data

How to stop third-party apps from accessing your Facebook data

In Brussels , European leaders were sending the same message as they prepared to push for tougher safeguards on personal data online, while Israel became the latest country to launch an investigation...

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Ireland Issue Lingering: EU and UK Agree on Most Brexit Terms

Ireland Issue Lingering: EU and UK Agree on Most Brexit Terms

The current burgundy document is made by De La Rue in northern England whose CEO said the firm lost the tender for the new version after being undercut on price. De La Rue's contract, which ends in Ju...

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BOE Rate Hike in May Looks Increasingly Likely

BOE Rate Hike in May Looks Increasingly Likely

Australia's unemployment rate unexpectedly worsened from 5.5% to 5.6%, but this was due to a surprising rise in the participation rate - from 65.6% to 65.7%. Fast forward to early 2018 and United Ki...

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Stocks drop after Trump tariff action, but off lows

Stocks drop after Trump tariff action, but off lows

Companies that rely on foreign trade for the most of their operations were the biggest losers with Microsoft, Caterpillar , and Boeing all deteriorating steeply. "If the Trump administration real...

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Craigslist removes personals section from USA website

Craigslist removes personals section from USA website

The Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act ( SESTA ) was passed by Congress on Wednesday , and it's already having an impact. Congress passed a law this week which will make website owners like C...

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Direct flight to Israel crosses Saudi airspace for the first time

Direct flight to Israel crosses Saudi airspace for the first time

The state-run carrier will be operating its 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route. It need be mentioned that Air India launched its first flight to Israel to be allowed to cross Saudi airsp...

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Elon Musk Deletes Tesla, SpaceX Facebook Pages Amid Data Breach Fallout

Elon Musk Deletes Tesla, SpaceX Facebook Pages Amid Data Breach Fallout

Before Elon Musk deleted, both the SpaceX and Tesla pages had more than 2 million likes and follows. According to The Verge , despite the anti-Facebook stance Musk is taking, SpaceX a...

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Fed rate up, India may see ripple effect

Fed rate up, India may see ripple effect

Moreover, the commentary of US Fed remained on expected line and we can expect three more hikes in the current year. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a weighted basket of global ...

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Dashcam Video of Uber Self-Driving Crash Fatality Raises Questions

Dashcam Video of Uber Self-Driving Crash Fatality Raises Questions

Cameras attached to the Volvo SUV didn't spot Elaine Herzberg crossing a two-lane Tempe , Ariz., street until it was too late. For published video (see below) shows that a woman with a bike...

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Hundreds converge on Toys R Us store as liquidation sales begin

Hundreds converge on Toys R Us store as liquidation sales begin

Toys "R" Us is in creditor protection in Canada and the USA, but while Canadian operations are profitable, USA operations are preparing to liquidate, putting approximately 30,000 people out of work. W...

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Travel Nightmare Becomes 'Best Flight Delay Ever'

Travel Nightmare Becomes 'Best Flight Delay Ever'

If nobody bites, they will kick off the lowest fare passenger by pulling them out of the boarding line. She told ABC News , "I can say it was the best flight delay ever", after being offered the huge...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg 'sorry' over Cambridge Analytica 'breach'

Facebook's Zuckerberg 'sorry' over Cambridge Analytica 'breach'

And built models to exploit what we knew about them and target their inner demons. By 2015, the data gathered by Kogan was shared to Cambridge Analytica . These users, which is nearly all of us, need...

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Your 'hidden' iPhone notifications can be outed by blabbermouth Siri

Your 'hidden' iPhone notifications can be outed by blabbermouth Siri

The original bug allowed Siri to read out lock screen notifications for third-party apps, even if you turned off message previews while the phone is locked. So, in the meantime, here are some wor...

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Census estimates show another year of rapid growth for Texas suburbs

Census estimates show another year of rapid growth for Texas suburbs

Migration from rural to urban areas accounted for some of the losses for those counties, but natural causes (births minus deaths) also played a big role. Minot's micropolitan area has seen 7,769 addit...

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Mesa Airlines Announces Career Path Program for Pilots with United Airlines

Mesa Airlines Announces Career Path Program for Pilots with United Airlines

There were at least 18 animal deaths reported on United flights past year - more than any U.S. carrier. Mesa has significantly expanded its flying for United over the past three years, nearly tripling...

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World Bank warns of 140 million 'climate migrants' by 2050

World Bank warns of 140 million 'climate migrants' by 2050

Gilbert Houngbo, the president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a United Nations agency based in Rome, said that the problem of migration was likely to increase among s...

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Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms may not detect smoke

Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms may not detect smoke

Consumers should remove the alarm, visually inspect the alarm through the opening on its side to see if there's a yellow cap. The PI2010 model is AC-powered and the PI9010 is battery-powered. Th...

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G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting Kicked off in Argentina

G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting Kicked off in Argentina

The agreement from Hamburg, to which the Buenos Aires draft referred, said: "We note the importance of bilateral, regional and plurilateral agreements being open, transparent, inclusive and WTO-cons...

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European Commission's Digital Tax Plan Is in for a Fight

European Commission's Digital Tax Plan Is in for a Fight

The tax would be collected in countries where the users are located. The idea: Many European nations think Big Tech pays too little tax. "But current tax rules were not created to cater for those ...

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San Francisco bans sale of fur

San Francisco bans sale of fur

San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell said he supports the legislation and plans to "sign it when it crosses my desk". Larger stores may have an easier time adapting, but smaller businesses might find it...

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Liquidation sale to begin at Staten Island Toys R Us

Liquidation sale to begin at Staten Island Toys R Us

The liquidation sale at Toys R Us in New Springville begins on Thursday, according to a store employee. What? You thought KB Toys was gone when it went out of business and disappeared about a deca...

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Crude Firms on Geopolitical Tension, but Saudis See a

Crude Firms on Geopolitical Tension, but Saudis See a "Stable" Market Ahead

Analysts surveyed by S&P Global Platts are forecasting a rise of 2.6 million barrels in supplies, which have already gained in six of the past seven weeks. "So even though you do see signs that the m...

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Varadkar meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

Varadkar meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

May has still not produced a detailed proposal for managing the post-Brexit border, despite repeated calls by EU, Irish and British politicians to clarify her government's position. Merkel met with Ir...

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