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Kim Kardashian posts first selfies of 2017

Kim Kardashian posts first selfies of 2017

Just the other day, she uploaded a video of intimate family moments, and yesterday she shared a snapshot of herself cuddling son Saint. Before that, the 36-year-old also posted the sweetest family vid...

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U.S. Construction Spending Climbs To Ten-Year High In November

U.S. Construction Spending Climbs To Ten-Year High In November

The trend in private nonresidential activity continues to show strong gains in commercial construction, while manufacturing remains weak. Spending on private construction projects jumped 1.0 percent...

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Windows 10 Increases In Popularity On Steam

Windows 10 Increases In Popularity On Steam

However, the final version number of the Creators Update will be 1704, marking an April 2017 release . Where the first two numbers represent the year and the second two numbers represent the month: ...

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Subsidised starter homes project criticised for being unaffordable

Subsidised starter homes project criticised for being unaffordable

The first 30 local authorities have been selected on the basis of their potential to build the homes quickly and the partnerships have been established under the Government's £1.2 billion Starter...

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Union Budget to be presented on February 1, 2017

Union Budget to be presented on February 1, 2017

Keeping this date in mind, the Cabinet today recommended the start of the Parliament's budget session on 31st January. This year's Budget is significant as it follows the grand decision of demonetis...

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Nobel laureates slams Aung San Suu Kyi over atrocities aganst Rohingyas

Nobel laureates slams Aung San Suu Kyi over atrocities aganst Rohingyas

Myanmar's military has launched a fresh wave of crackdown on Muslims since an alleged attack on the country's border guards on October 9 left nine policemen dead. "Ms. Suu Kyi is the leader and is the...

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Tree collection, recycling dates in place

Tree collection, recycling dates in place

Waste Connections, Inc. will pick up trees during its yard debris collection or regular garbage service available in most parts of the county. West Hartford: The annual Christmas tree collection by ...

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Italian government to pump €6.5bn into failing bank Monte dei Paschi

Italy on Friday approved a state-funded rescue of Tuscan lender BMPS without citing a specific figure. Shares of Monte dei Paschi have been suspended from trading on the Italian stock market until t...

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Home Prices Continued To Rise In October, Affordability Remains A Concern

Home Prices Continued To Rise In October, Affordability Remains A Concern

Prices in the metro grew 10.3 percent year-over-year, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index . October's result matched the estimate of 5.1 percent from a Reuters poll of econom...

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Mann ki Baat: Cashless transactions have increased by 200 percent says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hinted at unleashing more radical reforms, saying that his government will not shy away from taking hard decisions that are in national interest and admitted t...

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Iran Air completes order for 100 Airbus planes

In addition to providing the planes, Airbus is to help Iran Air with pilot training, assist with airport operations and air traffic management. The deliveries will begin in early 2017, Airbus announ...

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Gas prices on the rise

Gas prices on the rise

Other oil-producing countries have agreed to cuts as well, and oil and pump prices are expected to rise as a result. According to the gas-price the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded acr...

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Browns finally win but … RGIII hurt and No. 1 pick in jeopardy

The Cleveland Browns' losing streak was a hairy situation for lots of fans, but more for Scott Sabol than anyone else. Chargers kicker Josh Lambo missed a 45-yard field goal as time expired that would...

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Stock Buzz: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Stock Buzz: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed an "underperform" rating on shares of Micron Technology in a report on Friday, October 7th. Micron Technology Inc . EPS in next five year years is expected to tou...

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Mortgage rates soar to 2 1/2-year high, Freddie Mac says

The market composite index - a measure of total loan application volume - rose 2.5 percent from the previous week. Unlike last December, when mortgage interest rates subsequently plummeted down to n...

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Markets Right Now: Health care stocks lead USA indexes lower

Markets Right Now: Health care stocks lead USA indexes lower

Cruise line operator Carnival reported better than expected profits and sales, sending shares up 2.3% to $52.49. The Dow slipped 32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 19,941. Linde and Praxair began talki...

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Law enforcement regains control after 300 inmates in British prison start riot

Justice Minister Liz Truss says the reasons for the riot will be fully investigated, while those convicted of rioting will face longer sentences. "This was a serious situation and a thorough investi...

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The saga of a single-antlered deer in Harlem just ended tragically

The saga of a single-antlered deer in Harlem just ended tragically

Gov. Cuomo has said the state would be happy to relocate the deer. The Harlem Patch that the deer "was captured Thursday after vaulting a fence into the nearby Polo Grounds Towers public housing d...

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Sensex recovers, up 107 points

The gauge had lost about 95 points in the previous session. At 9.50 am, the Sensex at the BSE was trading 74 points higher at 26,677 while the Nifty at the NSE was trading 24 points up at 8,207. Amo...

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Quest Diagnostics data breach affects 34k individuals

Quest Diagnostics data breach affects 34k individuals

Quest Diagnostics said an "unauthorized third party" accessed the "MyQuest by Care360" internet application on November 26. Digital intruders stole personal and medical information of customers-incl...

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Asahi snaps up top beer brands for €7.3bn

Asahi, which needs to offset a weak home market, said the purchase would allow it to generate almost a quarter of sales from overseas, up from 16 percent in October. It is the second biggest acquisiti...

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Titans of new industry spring $1 billion clean energy fund

Breakthrough Energy said this morning that the new, $1 billion clean technology fund will go towards technology which will have a "significant" impact on greenhouse gas. "I am honored to work along...

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From 'oops' to DOE chief; Rick Perry is pick for Energy

Perry also embraces a common Republican line questioning the scientific consensus that human activity is contributing to climate change. "I can't", he said . "During his time in office, Perry embod...

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Six injured after Ferrari collides with pedestrians in Battersea

Six injured after Ferrari collides with pedestrians in Battersea

Six people were reported to have been injured. Police were called at 10.29am on Monday, 12 December, to Battersea Park Road, SW8, to reports of a collision between a auto and a number of pedestrians...

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The Netherlands is third in Oxfam's tax haven league

The Netherlands is third in Oxfam's tax haven league

Among them, ranking in 7th position, is Luxembourg. Ireland has been implicated with an alleged sweetheart deal with technology giant Apple to pay 0.005% corporate tax, while the British Virgin Is...

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Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Puts up a Bid for UK's Sky

The deal values it at £18.5 billion ($23.4 billion, 21.8 billion euros), but Sky stressed there was no certainty that a firm offer would be made. Sky's shares were up 26 per cent to STG10 in late tr...

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Plan B needed for Port Talbot long-term, economist warns

Officials from Community, Unite and the GMB unions will discuss proposals with representatives from Tata plants across the country. "Tata has put a lot on the table in terms of investment and it is ...

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Priyanka Chopra, Dwayne Johnson

Priyanka Chopra, Dwayne Johnson

Baywatch is set to hit theaters on May 26 . Reaction to the trailer has been mixed with fans of the original Baywatch series seeming anguished that the film looks to err on the side of 21 Jump S...

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Federal judge halts MI election recount

There was. He did. Update , 11:45 a.m. Thursday: Michigan's Board of State Canvassers canceled plans Thursday for vote on ending a statewide recount of the presidential election after a federal ju...

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All eyes on European Central Bank ahead of key meeting

The ECB's bond purchase changes came less than a week before the Federal Reserve's policy meeting next Tuesday and Wednesday. "We're at a point in time between big announcements from a couple of t...

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Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump

Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump

Trump lied for saying he helped save 1,100 jobs. According to Jones, Trump took credit for saving 350 jobs that weren't in jeopardy of leaving the U.S. Jones said a lot of people in the crowd though...

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US groups pay tributes to Jayalalithaa

She was neither interested in acting nor on entering politics but her mother Sandhya pushed her towards it. But at the state level too, even as late as her 2011 stint, her alliance with the DMDK with ...

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Italy President asks PM Renzi to delay resignation for budget

Then the endless Draghi bailout of Italy's zombie banks will end; and that, hopefully, in an orderly way through the institution of the Glass-Steagall legislation which the failed Renzi government has...

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Bank of Canada signals divergence with US Federal Reserve

The bank noted the rapid backup in global bond yields since the USA election on November 8, which it said partly reflected market anticipation that spending by the Trump administration could drive rap...

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Amazon A Go Go real-time queue free shopping coming soon

The Amazon Go store offers ready-to-eat meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Customers scan their smartphones at a turnstile upon walking into the store , which logs them onto the ...

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