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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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Spirit passenger flushes pet hamster down toilet after misinformation, report says

Spirit passenger flushes pet hamster down toilet after misinformation, report says

Belen Aldecosea was just trying to return home to Florida with her pet hamster to deal with a medical issue, but she says conflicting information from Spirit Airlines led her to flush the emotional su...

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Profit of the oil company BP increased more than twice in 2017

Profit of the oil company BP increased more than twice in 2017

The results reflect the benefits of higher oil prices on BP's business, oil is trading at $70 per barrel in the recent weeks -the highest level in three years. Net debt fell to $37.8 billion at the en...

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Morgan Stanley Increases American Airlines Group (AAL) Price Target to $60.00

Morgan Stanley Increases American Airlines Group (AAL) Price Target to $60.00

The hedge fund run by Philip Rosenstrach held 65,000 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.09 million, down from 3.84M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Da...

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Aaron Shingler hails 'massive performance' as Wales beat Scotland in Six Nations

Aaron Shingler hails 'massive performance' as Wales beat Scotland in Six Nations

Steff Evans let Alun Wyn-Jones' pass slip from his fingers as he failed to round off what would have been a sensational try. "The reason that hasn't happened before is the form of other players in t...

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Fury at carmakers testing exhaust fumes on humans

Fury at carmakers testing exhaust fumes on humans

German newspaper Stuttgarter Zeitung was the first to report on Monday the human trial at the University of Aachen , citing annual reports from the European Research Group on Environment and Healt...

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Stock Jumping Abnormally High: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) gross margin percentage stands at 58% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 11.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 11.1 P...

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Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.00 million activity. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500. The stock of Praxair, Inc. Moreover, Old Natl Bankshares In has 0.08% i...

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California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture

California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture

He and his wife, Louise, 49, sat without speaking, dressed in dark clothes during their initial court appearance on Thursday. But when they returned to West Virginia , Mr Robinette let them marry a...

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Oil prices fall over 1 percent on recovery in United States output

Oil prices fall over 1 percent on recovery in United States output

U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil funds are trading lower early Friday amid concerns over rising U.S. production. Separately on Sunday, the UAE's Oil Minister Su...

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Dallas County Reports 2 More Flu-Related Deaths; Includes 17-Year-Old

Dallas County Reports 2 More Flu-Related Deaths; Includes 17-Year-Old

In Dallas County, which has a more extensive reporting system, there have been 38 flu-related deaths this year. Influenza, aka the flu, is a respiratory illness that causes mild to severe illness an...

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Cryptocurrency prices tank due to regulatory fears

Cryptocurrency prices tank due to regulatory fears

The country had already imposed an outright ban on Chinese ICOs and exchanges earlier past year. Such comment indicates the government is moving to clear the recent confusion around cryptocurrenc...

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McDonald's aims for fully sustainable packaging by 2025

McDonald's aims for fully sustainable packaging by 2025

The new sustainability efforts follow McDonald's announcement that it will ditch foam cold-beverage cups and trays. Foam drink containers make up about 2 percent of McDonald's packaging, according t...

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Walmart raises starting wages

Walmart raises starting wages

Walmart's CEO Doug McMillon said in a statement that the combined wage and benefit changes, which will benefit more than 1 million USA hourly associates, are a result of tax savings from this yea...

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Warren Buffett Just Ripped Cryptocurrency to Shreds

Warren Buffett Just Ripped Cryptocurrency to Shreds

Buffett said back in 2014 that bitcoin is a "mirage" and his views hasn't changed. Buffett told CNBC that elevating Abel and Jain would have also made sense five years ago. It was Munger's ide...

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Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males

Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males

It also claimed that "men and women biologically differ in many ways" and "women generally (have) a harder time negotiating salary, asking for raises, speaking up and leading". They are seeking moneta...

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Flooding at JFK airport worsens travel delays

Flooding at JFK airport worsens travel delays

The official Twitter account for the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey tweeted news of the break , which also led to a shutdown of global arrivals into Terminal 4. The Port Authority of NY and New ...

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Serena Williams Will Not Play In The 2018 Australian Open

Serena Williams Will Not Play In The 2018 Australian Open

With that being said I am disappointed to say I've decided not to compete in The Australian Open this year". After giving birth to a baby girl last September and hosting a fairytale wedding in...

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Hoda Kotb Named Permanent Co-Anchor of NBC's 'Today'

Hoda Kotb Named Permanent Co-Anchor of NBC's 'Today'

In an email announcing Kotb's new role, NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack stated that Kotb has "seamlessly stepped" into the co-anchor position, which she filled temporarily after Matt Lauer was ...

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Florida's minimum wage set to increase on January 1

Florida's minimum wage set to increase on January 1

As of December 31, minimum wage in Upstate New York has increased to $10.40 per hour (not including Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau Counties, and New York City), and $11.75 for fast food workers outside ...

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Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700 million

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700 million

ET on Friday, and the final Powerball drawing of the year is at 10:59 p.m. ET on Saturday. The Mega Millions is drawn at 8 p.m. The last chance to buy Powerball tickets is Saturday, December 20th at...

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China's 1st homegrown amphibious aircraft completes its maiden flight

China's 1st homegrown amphibious aircraft completes its maiden flight

The AG600, the first large specialist civil aircraft developed entirely in China, is capable of multiple tasks, such as fighting forest fires and conducting rescue and relief operations at sea, accord...

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Bitcoin Cash price (BCH/USD) skyrockets on surprise Coinbase listing

Bitcoin Cash price (BCH/USD) skyrockets on surprise Coinbase listing

At the time of writing, the last quoted price on GDAX was listed at $9,500, almost $6,000 above Bitcoin Cash's new all-time high price average. There are usually some differences in price for mo...

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Republican tax bill passes House: What California leaders say will happen next

Republican tax bill passes House: What California leaders say will happen next

The lower close by treasuries came after House Republicans voted to approve the first major tax reform legislation in several decades, cutting tax rates for businesses and individuals. Rubio relented ...

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Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service

Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service

He also said the new service, a combination of streaming TV and online video , will fix "pain points" such as multiyear contracts, high bills, bad customer service or slow technology and bring "rea...

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Oklahoma's leading rusher accused of rape in woman's protective-order request

Oklahoma's leading rusher accused of rape in woman's protective-order request

She said she planned to take an Uber home to her apartment until Anderson's friends were "insistent" that she let the football star take her home. The woman said that this past weekend, through a co...

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GDP growth expands to 6.3 per cent, boost to govt

GDP growth expands to 6.3 per cent, boost to govt

The manufacturing sector grew at seven per cent in the September quarter compared with 1.2 per cent the previous quarter, the data released by the Ministry of Statistics showed. "GST has brought in ...

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Infosys names Capgemini senior executive Salil Parekh new CEO & MD

Infosys names Capgemini senior executive Salil Parekh new CEO & MD

Parekh is a member of the Group Executive Board at French IT services company Capgemini . "We are delighted to have Salil joining as the CEO and MD of Infosys . Back in 2014, when Infosys was hu...

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'Absolutely no collusion': Trump responds to Flynn's guilty plea

'Absolutely no collusion': Trump responds to Flynn's guilty plea

Days later, then-FBI Director James Comey announced that he would not be recommending charges against Clinton for mishandling classified information on her private email server. Court records say Fl...

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Arby's to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings in $2.9B deal

Arby's to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings in $2.9B deal

There are 12 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants and 41 Arby's locations in New Jersey. The agreement entailed that Arby's would be responsible for paying $157 per share in Buffalo Wild Wings stock. The ...

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Jeff Bezos Is Now Allegedly Worth $100 Billion

Jeff Bezos Is Now Allegedly Worth $100 Billion

It was gathered that Bezos' fortune went up $2.4 billion to $100.3 billion, as the online retailer's shares jumped more than 2 percent on optimism for Black Friday sales. Bezos' unprecedented explos...

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Does vodka actually make you more aggressive?

Does vodka actually make you more aggressive?

To explore links between alcohol preference and emotion, researchers in the United Kingdom made use of data collected in the Global Drug Survey-the world's largest online questionnaire about drug an...

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Apple Acknowledges 'Illegal Overtime' Employment of HS Students

Apple Acknowledges 'Illegal Overtime' Employment of HS Students

Half a dozen students told the publication they regularly worked 11-hour days building the iPhone X. The students, aged 17 to 19, said they were told that a three-month stint at the factory was req...

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