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He conceded that Facebook hasn't "done enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm...and that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections and developers misusing people's information". Some of the sharpest queries came from Belgian member Guy Verhofstadt, who called out Zuckerberg for Facebook's long history of apologizing for its mistakes and then failing to actually correct them.
  • Japanese and Macedonian climbers die at Mount Everest

    Japanese and Macedonian climbers die at Mount Everest

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    Only hours after an Australia woman climbed Mount Everest for the second time in two years, two other adventurers died while attempting to summit the world's tallest mountain. BC-AS-Nepal-Everest, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 189Japanese and Macedonian climbers die on Mount EverestAP Photo XNS102, XNS101, XNS104, XNS102Eds: Updates with bodies flown to Kathmandu .
  • Oliver, Olivia most popular baby names in Minnesota in 2017

    Oliver, Olivia most popular baby names in Minnesota in 2017

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    What were the most popular names for babies born in OR in 2017? Take a look below to see some of Connecticut's most popular baby names of 2017. To the 208 recorded Emmas in OR, 207 baby girls were named Olivia-pretty close. OR parents didn't follow those trends; Oliver was the most popular name in the state, for the second year in a row. Oh Oliver! Sweet, lovely and a little quirky- if you ask me.
  • UK Government unveils new plans for 'faster and fairer' fracking decisions

    UK Government unveils new plans for 'faster and fairer' fracking decisions

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    Streamlining and improving the regulation process for shale applications to ensure decisions are made in a timely way and developers and local authorities are supported through the process. "Communities and their local councils across the United Kingdom have said no in every way they can, but the government have turned a deaf ear to everyone who doesn't own fossil fuel company".
  • Michigan State settles over Nassar abuse with three hundred thirty-two victims

    Michigan State settles over Nassar abuse with three hundred thirty-two victims

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    Representatives for Michigan State and lawyers representing the 332 claimants reached an agreement during a mediation meeting on Tuesday. Simple math says $425 million divided by 332 people would be $1.28 million each. Nassar began serving an effective life sentence in federal prison in January. In the Legislature, lawmakers have crafted more than 30 bills in response to what Nassar did.
  • CBS's Temporary Restraining Order Against Redstone Denied

    CBS's Temporary Restraining Order Against Redstone Denied

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    Shares in Viacom were little changed on Thursday at $28.25. "We are pleased by the court's decision to deny CBS and its special committee's unprecedented motion to try to deprive a shareholder of its fundamental voting rights", the company said in a statement .
  • Rex Tillerson Warns Of Ethical And Integrity Crisis, Risks To US Democracy

    Rex Tillerson Warns Of Ethical And Integrity Crisis, Risks To US Democracy

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    Tillerson did not mention his former boss by name during the 22-minute speech but it was hard not to read much of his address as a veiled and fiery critique of the man who unceremoniously fired him in March. Such clashes may have fed the concerns Tillerson aired on Wednesday, in a speech that warned that the United States must never take its "long-held allies for granted", "both in trading relations and in national security matters".
  • PayPal buys Swedish startup iZettle for $2.2bn

    PayPal buys Swedish startup iZettle for $2.2bn

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    The news came just after iZettle announced last week that it would list an IPO on the Nasdaq in Stockholm later this year. At the time the firm said the listing would help it raise money and expand. The stock has been pressured by former parent eBay , which is phasing out its relationship with PayPal . It claimed more than 200 million active customer accounts at the end of past year.
  • Missing South Carolina toddler last seen in Iowa

    Missing South Carolina toddler last seen in Iowa

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    Surveillance footage showed Willian Ray, Jessica Ray and Dakota at a hospital in Iowa May 14, according to the NCMEC statement. Authorities say they have reason to believe that they may be in the Jackson or Worthington areas. Jessica (left) and William (right) Ray allegedly kidnapped their two-year-old daughter a month ago and are still on the run. The toddler is with her parents and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children describes them as heavy methamphetamine users.
  • Starbucks Racial Slur: Drink Labeled 'Beaner,' Latino Customer Says

    Starbucks Racial Slur: Drink Labeled 'Beaner,' Latino Customer Says

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    Starbucks apologized Wednesday after a customer reportedly found a racial slur written on their cup, just two weeks before the coffee chain is set to hold company-wide racial bias training for employees. "We asked his forgiveness and we are working to correct this". "After the April 12 incident, Starbucks vowed to "take actions" to fix and reaffirm our values and vision for the kind of company we want to be".
  • BMW has admitted to underreporting the number of harmful emissions in cars

    BMW has admitted to underreporting the number of harmful emissions in cars

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    We've heard that it would be some sort of SUV. While this sketch offers us a vague glimpse at the iNext, BMW CEO Harald Krüger has confirmed a formal concept previewing the iNext will be revealed sometime in 2019. Additionally, BMW will release an electric vehicle for its British Mini brand in 2019 and an electric BMW "X3" by 2020. The highlight was a gesture control system called AirTouch that enables control of entertainment, navigation and communication functions using purely hand ...
  • DIRECTV NOW Begins Rolling Out New Interface & Cloud DVR

    DIRECTV NOW Begins Rolling Out New Interface & Cloud DVR

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    The cloud DVR is initially available in beta with up to 20 hours free recording while the company tests the new service. According to Stephenson, subscriber acquisition costs will be one-fourth that of what it is witnessing right now with DirecTV satellite service.
  • Analysts' Review under Consideration: Abaxis Inc (ABAX)

    Analysts' Review under Consideration: Abaxis Inc (ABAX)

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    Funds hold 21.66 million shares thus 0.81% less from 2017Q3's 21.83 million shares. Manufacturers Life The has 17,169 shs for 0% of their capital. Ls Invest Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 717 shs. On July, 26 WallStreet awaited Abaxis, Inc . ( NASDAQ : ABAX ) or 1,412 shs. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.11/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 35.5%.
  • BP Midstream Partners GP (BPMP) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

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    This fund invests only a small percentage of its assets in equities and options. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.55 points, or 0.37 percent, to 24,798.96, the S&P 500 gained 14.99 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,726.44. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of CNXM. JP Morgan maintained Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.
  • Late passenger arrested after trying to break into plane at Melbourne airport

    Late passenger arrested after trying to break into plane at Melbourne airport

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    Engineers checked over the plane and gave it the all clear and passengers eventually boarded the flight and departed later that day. Two cabin crew members were assaulted in the process, but managed to restrain him until police arrived. "This man was trying to get up the stairs, he was physically fighting with the staff , punching and scratching them", said a witness. "A man was arrested as a result and is now assisting police with inquiries", she said.
  • Frontier Airlines celebrates 5 years at CVG with flight giveaways

    Frontier Airlines celebrates 5 years at CVG with flight giveaways

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    At its peak a year ago, Frontier offered as many as 19 destinations from Cleveland, including service to Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. "We are proud to continue our commitment and bring even more low fares to Cleveland with our fourteenth destination", the airline said in a brief press release.
  • Penney: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    Penney: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

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    Intraday Trading of the Nuance Communications, Inc .: Nuance Communications, Inc. Pandora Media, Inc. (P ) stock moved with shift of 1.12% in the past week. A high P/E suggests that investors are expecting higher earnings growth in the future compared to companies with a lower P/E. J. C. Penney is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kohl's, indicating that it is now the more affordable of the two stocks.
  • Oil prices drop further despite OPEC cuts and Iran sanctions

    Oil prices drop further despite OPEC cuts and Iran sanctions

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    If the U.S. were to force that amount of oil off the market again, it could turn a fast-shrinking surplus into a shortage and send prices higher and destabilise the careful balance of supply and demand that both Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are trying to achieve.
  • Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases April 2018 unemployment report

    Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases April 2018 unemployment report

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    But Labor has been quick to douse any celebrations, pointing out the jobless rate is roughly the same as it was four and half years ago and that wages growth remains close to a two-decade low. Wage pressures in the United States have not picked up despite the lower underutilisation rate. "Australians need more secure jobs, but under the Turnbull government almost two million people are either underemployed or unemployed", ACTU secretary Sally McManus said.
  • Malaysia to introduce SST after effectively scrapping GST

    Malaysia to introduce SST after effectively scrapping GST

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    Moody's said this week that Malaysia's government debt of 50.8 per cent of GDP is higher than the median for A-rated peers and without inflows from GST, would remain elevated and be negative for the credit rating. With the announcement of the change still fresh and with so many questions left to be answered, we hope to see more clarifications from official sources in the days to come.
  • Waltzing Stocks: Walmart Inc., (NYSE: WMT), YY Inc., (NASDAQ: YY)

    Waltzing Stocks: Walmart Inc., (NYSE: WMT), YY Inc., (NASDAQ: YY)

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    Walmart's payout ratio is 47.06%. Wal Mart Stores Inc's shareholder Rwwm Inc. owns 515,402 shares as of 2017 Q4. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 156 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Vermont-based Manchester Capital Lc has invested 0.14% in Walmart Inc . Torch Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 20,350 shs for 1.23% of their capital.
  • Ocado and Kroger to build online network

    Ocado and Kroger to build online network

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    Interestingly, however, it will also take a 5% stake (new shares); the first time this has appeared in an Ocado partnership agreement. In a statement issued today (17 May), Ocado said that having signed the partnership agreement with Kroger it will now "discontinue discussions with other US-based retailers".
  • Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) EPS Estimated At $0.39 on May, 14

    Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) EPS Estimated At $0.39 on May, 14

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    Epoch Invest accumulated 0.43% or 1.83M shares. The forecast of 5 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. 8 investors sold all, 17 reduced holdings as Summit Midstream Partners, LP ratio is positive. In related news, CEO Michael N. Mears sold 10,000 shares of Magellan Midstream Partners stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th.
  • RCom shares nosedive 20.5% as NCLT admits Ericsson's bankruptcy petition

    RCom shares nosedive 20.5% as NCLT admits Ericsson's bankruptcy petition

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    Shares of Reliance Communications plunged almost 16 per cent a day after NCLT admitted an insolvency petition filed by Ericsson against the company and two of its subsidiaries. On the NSE, the company shares nosedived 20.56 per cent to Rs 9.85. A lawyer for RCom said it would appeal. The stock is down 68.85% during the last one year.
  • Government confirm cut in maximum stakes on FOBT

    Government confirm cut in maximum stakes on FOBT

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    The biggest wager for popular fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), which allow gamblers to bet every 20 seconds, will be cut sharply from the current level of £100, the department for digital, culture, media and sport said in a statement. She added: "It is right that we take decisive action now to ensure a responsible gambling industry that protects the most vulnerable in our society".
  • The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

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    Much of this practice involves discovering the overall trend line of a stock's movement. Current trade price levels places CAMP's stock about -17.88% away from the 52-week high and closed 19.29% away from the 52-week low. (AYX) has a RSI reading of 40.9. Likewise, when prices dropped rapidly and therefore momentum was low enough, the financial instrument would at some point be considered oversold presenting a possible buying opportunity.
  • The SEC's Fake Scam ICO: HOWEYCOINS

    The SEC's Fake Scam ICO: HOWEYCOINS

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    When legitimate, ICOs are created to give startups and - generally - cryptocurrency-related projects a cash injection and a chance to get off the ground without appealing to angel investors or traditional financial institutions. While those attributes don't necessarily mean the offering is bogus, it's wise to be aware - and skeptical. The SEC's fake HoweyCoin takes its name from the 1946 four-part Howey test established to determine what qualifies as a security.
  • I Hope Bitcoin Will Be Internet's 'Native Currency': Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

    I Hope Bitcoin Will Be Internet's 'Native Currency': Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

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    Square launched a bitcoin trading feature for Cash - its money-transfer and payment app - this January, allowing most users to buy and sell the cryptocurrency within the app instantly. "We need to learn how to help make that happen". Dorsey admits that the 2017 adoption of Bitcoin was a contentious move within the company, but spoke of his personal beliefs on the matter and why he was so determined to see it through, interrupted twice by applause from the audience.
  • Anti-Abortion Activists Pressing Trump to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding

    Anti-Abortion Activists Pressing Trump to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding

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    Republicans want any legal challenge to reach the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. "The standard under the law and the decision of planned parenthood and telemed abortion case is that is has to be protecting a viable fetus I don't know if they'll be able to meet that standard", Bullock said.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires Plexxi

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires Plexxi

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    A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. BLB&B Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 41.7% during the 4th quarter. Dividends is a reward scheme, that a company presents to its shareholders. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE ) is now moving with downbeat trend.
  • Investors Sell Cisco Systems (CSCO) on Strength (CSCO)

    Investors Sell Cisco Systems (CSCO) on Strength (CSCO)

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    The highest sales estimate is $12.54 billion and the lowest is $12.34 billion. The network equipment provider reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.04. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. In other Cisco Systems news, Director M Michele Burns sold 12,126 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th.
  • Noteworthy Stock: Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY)

    Noteworthy Stock: Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY)

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    The lesser the ratio, the more attractive the investment. ( NASDAQ :OHGI)'s earnings per share has been growing at a -25.3 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -36.6 percent. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 3.94, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 3.59. Its return on investment ratio was 171.20% in the trailing 12 months period.
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) Shares Bought by Sigma Planning Corp

    Amazon.com (AMZN) Shares Bought by Sigma Planning Corp

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    London Of Virginia invested in 0% or 320 shares. Greenwich Wealth Limited Liability Company reported 0.04% stake. Fragasso Grp Inc Inc holds 211 shares. It has a 118.5 P/E ratio. Whitnell & Co. boosted its holdings in Amazon.com by 581.3% in the third quarter. Finally, Vetr raised Amazon.com from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $1,414.91 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th.
  • Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash

    Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash

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    She broke her ankle in the crash. Witnesses told police the driver of the Tesla did not brake or make any attempt to avoid the collision. According to Tesla data shared by South Jordan police in a statement , the driver repeatedly engaged and disengaged Tesla's Autosteer and Traffic Aware Cruise Control on multiple occasions while traveling around suburbs south of Salt Lake City.
  • Gold rebounds as investors cover their shorts

    Gold rebounds as investors cover their shorts

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    Spot gold was almost unchanged at $1,311.51 per ounce at 0619 GMT. Gold is highly sensitive to rising United States rates as these tend to boost the dollar and push bond yields up, adding pressure on the greenback-denominated, non-yielding bullion.