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Amazon discloses it has more than 100 million Prime members

Amazon discloses it has more than 100 million Prime members

If, over the long run, Amazon decides to club all these services under a common Prime subscription fee (it already clubs most of them), then this figure will be almost the same as the average P...

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OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia seeks oil as high as $100

OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia seeks oil as high as $100

The Energy Information Administration said United States crude supplies fell by 1. 1 million barrels for the week ended April 13, about twice the forecast decline. On Tuesday, prices fell on profit-t...

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IBM Beats Q1 Estimates But Stock Dives 5.7%

IBM Beats Q1 Estimates But Stock Dives 5.7%

National Bank Of Stockton has 0.23% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ). IBM underperformed the S&P 500 by 24.13%. Wedbush Securities maintained its Neutral rating...

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United Kingdom telcos warned not to use ZTE network equipment

United Kingdom telcos warned not to use ZTE network equipment

The FT's report notes that Levy's letter also cites a recent settlement between ZTE and USA officials, in which the Chinese firm agreed to pay a $1.2bn fines for violating U.S. Qualcomm and ZTE...

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UN Chief Warns Further Escalation After US, UK, France Airstrikes on Syria

UN Chief Warns Further Escalation After US, UK, France Airstrikes on Syria

Despite the deadlock in the Security Council, OPCW has said that it would shortly send a team to Syria to "establish the facts" surrounding the incident. During the meeting, Britain's permanent repres...

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Prime Minister inaugurates Defence Expo in Chennai

Prime Minister inaugurates Defence Expo in Chennai

With multiple layers of security in place, Chhattisgarh's Bastar district is gearing up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on April 14 . The protests also come amid rising awareness and dis...

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Iran fall in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Iran fall in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

The team's rise in the latest ranking published on FIFA's official website on Thursday will have been influenced by their performance in two pre-World Cup friendlies last month. Tunisia (14), Senegal ...

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VW to hand unions management board seat in reshuffle

VW to hand unions management board seat in reshuffle

However, it failed to elaborate further on that, or give any details as to what staffing changes could be on the way. Shares in Volkswagen surged in Tuesday afternoon trading, adding as much as five p...

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Asia Ali market mulls impact of US' sanctions on Rusal; responses mixed

Asia Ali market mulls impact of US' sanctions on Rusal; responses mixed

The sanctions are created to stop Mr Deripaska and associated companies from doing business in U.S. dollars and cut him off from any dealings with United States citizens. Privately held companies owne...

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Oil prices slump as China, US trade tensions continue

Oil prices slump as China, US trade tensions continue

Two rallies last week ran out of steam just beyond $71, a chart pattern known as a double top, which is usually bearish. Brent crude -0.20% to $68.19/bbl. In the USA economy, meanwhile, the Labor De...

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Ontario Added 10600 Jobs in March

Ontario Added 10600 Jobs in March

The U.S. economy marked its 90th consecutive month of job growth in March, but the U.S. added fewer jobs than had been expected, with a net gain of only 103,000. The gain lifted the annual increase in...

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RBI keeps key rate unchanged

RBI keeps key rate unchanged

Confession by Facebook that data bandits siphoned details of 5.62 lakh users of the social site and sold it for profit to an organisation that used it for dubious purposes, the Reserve Bank of India ...

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Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to appease regulator

Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to appease regulator

In a bid to alleviate the CMA's concerns, Fox has recommended either a legal separation and ringfencing of Sky News or selling the news outlet to Disney. Fox said: 'We are aware that a group of politi...

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UK trade minister Fox says would not support longer Brexit transition period

UK trade minister Fox says would not support longer Brexit transition period

What has been agreed so far? . Mrs May's tour began in Ayrshire, Scotland, where she visited a textile factory. May also dodged the question when asked a year ago. And she said she was working ...

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Saudi Arabia to create world's biggest solar power firm

Saudi Arabia to create world's biggest solar power firm

The deal is the first major investment by the fund in Saudi Arabia. "Building will start this year", he added, with operations expected to start from next year. From a year ago, Softbank is planning...

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Tesla says cause of fatal crash not yet known without car's logs

Tesla says cause of fatal crash not yet known without car's logs

NTSB said the issues being examined included the post-crash fire and removing the vehicle from the scene. Local reports indicated that the road was closed for six hours after the crash because the l...

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Google Connects Search, Home, Assistant Purchases Through Shopping Actions

Google Connects Search, Home, Assistant Purchases Through Shopping Actions

However, Google has now given retail partners the opportunity to use its search engine, mobile experience, AI assistant and Google Home smart devices to house and streamline consumers digital pu...

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Free ice cream at Dairy Queen locations Tuesday

Free ice cream at Dairy Queen locations Tuesday

Dairy Queen said it raised $300,000 for the charity on the same day previous year. Free cones will be available during regular business hours all day long. Most stores are open noon to 9 p.m. "We ...

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Amazon and Walmart expected to gain from Toys R Us closing

Amazon and Walmart expected to gain from Toys R Us closing

Etoys went bankrupt in 2001, just two years after the online toy retailer went public in 1999 during the peak of dot com mania. Welsh says she's been working with a number of companies like Glowzone...

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HSBC has 59% gender pay gap, biggest among British banks

HSBC has 59% gender pay gap, biggest among British banks

Women are paid a staggering 59% less than men, on average, according to the difference in hourly pay in 2017. In 2007, the gap was 23 percent. Elaine Arden, HSBC's group head of human resources, sai...

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Mourinho's update on Martial and Pogba

Mourinho's update on Martial and Pogba

Here Press Association Sport details some of the talking points ahead of Tuesday night's game. The Red Devils need to part way with these players and bring some new recruits who are desperate to m...

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Allegiant to add 3 new routes to Myrtle Beach Airport in June

Allegiant to add 3 new routes to Myrtle Beach Airport in June

Beginning Wednesday, June 6, the airport will service twice-weekly routes to both Ft. The Punta Gorda Airport is pleased to announce that Allegiant will offer nonstop airline service to Nashville,...

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Walmart Will Soon Bring Meal Kits to Thousands of Stores

Walmart Will Soon Bring Meal Kits to Thousands of Stores

Additionally, the service will not require a subscriptions, like main-stream kits. However, a noted problem within the industry has been maintaining the attention of these subscribers. "These deliciou...

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Gold slips to three-week low on USA rate expectations

Gold slips to three-week low on USA rate expectations

In December the Fed predicted three increases in short-term interest rates in 2018, alongside continued reductions in the size of the central bank's multi-trillion dollar balance sheet. Shares of au...

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The problem with Tripura exit poll predictions

The problem with Tripura exit poll predictions

In Nagaland , too, counting of votes for 59 seats will begin at 8am. Meghalya and Nagaland assembly polls were held on February 27. Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkonger said, 13 counting centres w...

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Comcast bids $31 billion for Sky TV, undermining Fox

Comcast bids $31 billion for Sky TV, undermining Fox

Sky said: " The Independent Committee of Sky notes today's announcement from Comcast regarding a possible all cash offer for Sky at £12.50 per share (the "Possible Offer")". If 21st Cent...

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Workers rally as Supreme Court weighs union dues

Workers rally as Supreme Court weighs union dues

Audrie Francis, a fourth-year environmental science student and member of Student Labor Advocacy, said they think undergraduate students should pay attention to campus protests on labor issues. Non-un...

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Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) 4Q17 Profit Surge On Income Tax Gain

Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) 4Q17 Profit Surge On Income Tax Gain

It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,750 shares of the company's stock worth $1,593,000 after acquiring an additional 426 shares during the last quarter. DI...

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United Kingdom economic growth revised down as consumers hit by inflation

United Kingdom economic growth revised down as consumers hit by inflation

Pay growth also improved - with average weekly earnings , excluding bonuses, up by 2.5%. GDP in the final three months of 2017 increased by 0.4% quarter-on-quarter, driven by business and financial...

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Trump tax cut fuels record profit for Buffett's Berkshire

Trump tax cut fuels record profit for Buffett's Berkshire

Operating earnings, which excludes some fluctuations in investments and derivatives, slumped 24 percent to $3.3 billion during the fourth quarter compared to the same period a year earlier. "In our se...

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Qatar Airways receives first A350-1000 order from Airbus

Qatar Airways receives first A350-1000 order from Airbus

Qatar's Minister of Finance and Chairman of Qatar Airways Group, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi, said: "As a nation, we are tremendously proud to accept this aircraft as part of Qatar Airw...

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Oil hits highest in almost two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Oil hits highest in almost two weeks on Asian equity recovery

The US dollar dropped back on Wednesday and is now down 12pc over the past year against the country's major trading partners. There are, of course, gainers and losers from consistently lower oil pr...

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Ajit Pai faces investigation into moves that benefit Sinclair Broadcasting

Ajit Pai faces investigation into moves that benefit Sinclair Broadcasting

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is under investigation for ties to the Sinclair Broadcasting Company, Democratic lawmakers said Thursday. Antitrust experts said this...

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Freezing rain warning for SD&G

Freezing rain warning for SD&G

The rain is expected to persist for several hours today, but ice accumulation is expected to be limited to a few millimetres, as the rain "should be fairly light". "Slow down driving in slippery condi...

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German SPD leader bows to party criticism, says won't be foreign minister

German SPD leader bows to party criticism, says won't be foreign minister

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) chairman Martin Schulz announced on Friday that he would not pursue ministerial post in the next German government, including the foreign minister. He reversed tha...

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