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To that end, Twitter announced that it is beginning a program to measure the health of its platform. 'This is the approach we now need, ' Dorsey explained. "We simply can't and don't want to do this alone". He wants your ideas for how to help Twitter measure "conversational health" across the platform.
  • German government under sustained cyber attack

    German government under sustained cyber attack

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    The German Interior Ministry confirmed the attack without confirming the identity of the perpetrators. Germany is now investigating a security breach of private networks of its defence and interior ministries as the news circulated in the German media blaming the Russian state sponsored hacking group known as APT28 or Fancy Bear .
  • FedEx says it won't cut ties to NRA because of boycott campaign

    FedEx says it won't cut ties to NRA because of boycott campaign

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    The NRA did not immediately respond to a request for comment. United and Delta airlines joined vehicle rental giants Hertz and Enterprise in ending discounts for NRA members. The hashtag #BoycottNRA gained momentum this week. And the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that Blackstone Group (BX) had asked outside fund managers to provide information about any ownership they have in companies that sell or manufacture guns .
  • US Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Rate in almost 14 Years

    US Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Rate in almost 14 Years

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    Business activity continued to expand in February, although at a softer pace than in January, it said in a report. Values above 50.0 indicate expanding manufacturing activity. The report showed factories are having some difficulty keeping up with demand. The employment index also suggests that staffing levels continued to grow strongly last month, suggesting that the strength in employment growth in 2017 has continued into early 2018, at least among manufacturing firms.
  • New 'Uber Health' service allows doctors to book patients a ride

    New 'Uber Health' service allows doctors to book patients a ride

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    Uber Health, which will allow a patient to book a ride to their provider's office, or the provider to book a ride for patients and caregivers anytime up to 30 days before their appointment. Uber Health is created to do that, by allowing clinics and other medical facilities to book rides on their clients' behalf, using a simple web dashboard where you input the client name, number and pick-up and top-off location, then select from Uber's range of ride hailing vehicle type options.
  • British American Tobacco (BTI) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.19

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    Athena Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $133.48 billion market cap company. McLaughlin Edward Grunde sold 17,167 shares worth $2.61M. Horizon Investments Llc decreased its stake in 3M Co Com (MMM) by 27.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • GDP growth: Will Indian economy reach 7% rate? Surprise in store

    GDP growth: Will Indian economy reach 7% rate? Surprise in store

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    For the full year, if the GDP comes to around 7.2 percent to 7.4 percent, Modi government will present the pain faced by the economy in the second and third years of its rule as the price paid for important structural reforms such as demonetisation and GST (goods and services tax).
  • Are Analysts Bullish Diageo plc (LON:DGE) After Last Week?

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    Liberum Capital has "Buy" rating and GBX 310 target. The stock of The Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) earned "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Monday, August 3. Dcc had 110 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Below is a list of DCC plc (LON:DCC) latest ratings and price target changes.
  • Karti Chidambaram's custody needed to unearth larger conspiracy: Delhi court

    Karti Chidambaram's custody needed to unearth larger conspiracy: Delhi court

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    The CBI has got one-day custody of Karti. On the other hand, Karti's legal team led by senior lawyer and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi will be stoutly opposing any further remand of Karti. The CBI counsel told the duty magistrate that they needed his custodial interrogation since he was not cooperating with the probe and was going overseas frequently.
  • Best Buy is closing 250 mobile stores in the United States

    Best Buy is closing 250 mobile stores in the United States

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    Best Buy opened its first mobile phone store in 2006, prior to Apple's first iPhone launching. You might also be interested in. . Most of these mobile stores were placed in places like malls and others in open-air strip centres. Joly also said in his letter to employees that he was confident about keeping customers and being able to transition them to the larger stores as well as online, adding that over 85% of the mobile stores were within just three miles of one of their large box ...
  • Banks urged to probe NPAs above Rs 50 cr

    Banks urged to probe NPAs above Rs 50 cr

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    PNB has now revealed that additional letters of undertakings (LoUs) worth Rs 1,251 crore were issued illegally to Gitanjali group of companies prompted by jeweller Mehul Choksi, thus taking the size of the fraud detected so far to Rs 12,656 crore.
  • Hot Stock Overview: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

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    The stock increased 0.27% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $56.28. About 168,638 shares traded or 14.63% up from the average. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. The insider Forrest Stephen R sold 4,000 shares worth $214,680. Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.15 in 2017Q2.
  • ICE Gets the Schaaf

    ICE Gets the Schaaf

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    ICE chief Thomas Homan on Wednesday morning criticized Schaaf for warning residents of impending immigrations raids, saying she put agents in danger and prevented the agency from locating 800 people deemed public safety threats. Homan has said that because of sanctuary laws, the agency would double down in the state and would have "no choice but to conduct at-large arrests" due to the agency's inability to pick up individuals with criminal records from local jails.
  • Several Irish flights to Heathrow airport cancelled

    Several Irish flights to Heathrow airport cancelled

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    On the budget side of things, Ryanair is facing disruption on both sides of the Irish Sea, with a number of airports being completely cancelled by the airline for the day. The cancellations come as the Met Office issues another red weather warning as United Kingdom smashed by "blizzard conditions". The heavy snowfall is causing severe travel disruption today - and that is set to continue for the rest of the week.
  • Facebook doubling down efforts to take on LinkedIn

    Facebook doubling down efforts to take on LinkedIn

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    He cited a Morning Consult poll of 5,000 adults, commissioned by Facebook , that found that one in four people in the USA had search for or found a job on Facebook . Every job I've ever had was because of LinkedIn . You can edit your application before you submit it. After clicking the Apply button, an application form will pop up with details filled-in from the Facebook profile.
  • Abarth 124 GT leaves its carbon-fiber hat on in Geneva

    Abarth 124 GT leaves its carbon-fiber hat on in Geneva

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    Carried over from the regular Abarth 124 Spider is the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which produces 168bhp and 250Nm of torque, capable of taking the auto from 0-60mph in 6. Introducing the 124 GT, the first hard-top version of the Italian sports auto. Buyers can choose either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
  • Delta's Tax Breaks Threatened After NRA Decision

    Delta's Tax Breaks Threatened After NRA Decision

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    Hufstetler said the exemption for jet fuel - a loss of $35 million a year - wasn't popular to begin with. But on Tuesday, the senator said in an emailed statement that Montana's limited access to other airlines presents a problem for him to not use Delta .
  • A New Allegation Against Harvey Weinstein Comes From The UK

    A New Allegation Against Harvey Weinstein Comes From The UK

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    Detectives received an allegation that the former Miramax boss attacked a woman in Westminster in the mid-1990s. Weinstein is not formally named in the official report released today to Variety , but it's understood that the term "Operation Kaguyak" refers to the ongoing investigations into Weinstein's behavior.
  • Barbra Streisand cloned her dogs. For $50000, you can clone yours

    Barbra Streisand cloned her dogs. For $50000, you can clone yours

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    Streisand also has a third dog - a distant relative of Samantha's - named Miss Fanny , whose mother was called Funny Girl , after the 1968 musical, in which the Way We Were singer starred. And behold, Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett were born. Ingrid Newkirk , who founded the organization, stated the singer and actress should've been more careful with her actions because cloning has a high rate of failure and often dogs are left dying in kennels.
  • Siddaramaiah government doesn't work without

    Siddaramaiah government doesn't work without "Seedha Rupaiyya": PM Modi

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    Gandhi was on a three-day visit to the state since Saturday to seek the people's blessings in the assembly poll, due in April-May, through the Jan Aashirwada Yatra, organised by the party's state unit. Some people feel that in Karnataka there is Siddaramaiah government. The prime minister reiterated his government's pledge to double the income of farmers.
  • German cities granted right to ban diesel cars

    German cities granted right to ban diesel cars

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    The Stuttgart Administrative Court undertook to match the Stuttgart clean air plan to that of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg in taking the necessary measures for the fastest possible compliance averaged over a calendar year immission limit for NO2 levels of 40 μg/m³ and the hourly limit value of 200 μg/m³ with a maximum of 18 authorized exceedances in the calendar year in the Stuttgart environmental zone.
  • Missouri House leader names committee to investigate Greitens

    Missouri House leader names committee to investigate Greitens

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    It will be led by Republican Rep. Jay Barnes, a Jefferson City attorney. "We're going to do so in a way that is fair, thorough and timely, and we're going to do it without being preordained to the results". An email message left Monday with Greitens' spokesman was not immediately returned. But Susan Ryan, a spokeswoman for Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, said local police directed them to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which said it didn't have jurisdiction to help.
  • Senate confirms Northey to USDA leadership post

    Senate confirms Northey to USDA leadership post

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    The Iowa Farm Bureau has also released a statement that "For the past decade, Bill Northey has served admirably as Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, and we wish him all the best in his new role with the USDA leading the newly-created office of Farm Production and Conservation".
  • Germany debates how to clean up its diesel act

    Germany debates how to clean up its diesel act

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    The EU introduced limits on levels of particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide in 2010, and many German cities exceed them - including Stuttgart, which has recorded particulate levels over twice the limit. Used-car dealers fretted about what the ruling will mean for the vehicles on their lots. "What happened today will bring the prices down even more". The ruling was praised by environmental groups but angered many politicians and business lobbies who said millions of drivers might end up ...
  • Georgia Republicans outraged after Delta cuts ties with NRA

    Georgia Republicans outraged after Delta cuts ties with NRA

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    Cagle took to the Fox News Channel on Wednesday morning to defend his position, arguing that Delta had taken "punitive" action against defenders of the Second Amendment and was unfairly targeting "law-abiding gun owners". Two of the candidates running against Lt. Governor Cagle in the Republican primary said they do not support the Delta tax credit, NRA controversy or not.
  • Rome Got Its First Snowfall In Years And The Photos Are Gorgeous

    Rome Got Its First Snowfall In Years And The Photos Are Gorgeous

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    The cold snap is expected to continue this week, peaking around Thursday, said Mitchell. And a snowball fight broke out in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican . The capital's second airport, Ciampino, was closed overnight and workers were clearing its two runways. The average low temperature for February should be 3.5 degrees Celsius or 38 Fahrenheit, while the high is typically near 13 Celsius or 55 Fahrenheit, according to the World Meteorological Association .
  • President Trump Made an 'Informal' $3.9 Billion Air Force One Deal

    President Trump Made an 'Informal' $3.9 Billion Air Force One Deal

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    In December 2016, president Trump said these planes were too costly and hence the order should be cancelled. The White House credited Trump's negotiations with the aircraft manufacturer for the smaller bill in the final deal. Fox News had the exclusive scoop on Tuesday. The Pentagon's timetable calls for the planes to be customized starting next year, with presidential service due to start in 2024.
  • The old £10 notes aren't worth anything any more

    The old £10 notes aren't worth anything any more

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    The launch of the polymer Jane Austen £10 note came after a four-month period when women, apart from the Queen, were not represented on the Bank's notes. You will need to be an account holder with the bank you want to exchange them at for them to exchange the note. That's because there's a small chance you could be holding one that's worth more than face value.
  • Grocery Store Unveils World's First Plastic-Free Aisle

    Grocery Store Unveils World's First Plastic-Free Aisle

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    Foods - from meat, rice, sauces, milk, chocolate, yogurt, and fresh fruit and vegetables - are enclosed in glass, metal, and cardboard containers that can also be composted, the Post reported. Many can not be bothered to remember their own containers or bags for filling at a bulk food store, but dislike the idea of hauling all that extra plastic home.
  • New scam makes tax preparers unwitting participants in having your refund stolen

    New scam makes tax preparers unwitting participants in having your refund stolen

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    If an unexpected windfall from the IRS lands in your bank account before Tax Day, don't count yourself lucky. Choosing to e-file and receive your refund by direct deposit is the safest and fastest way to get your refund. Once the return gets deposited directly into your account, hackers take note, and then will call you up pretended to be the IRS. In fact, you may spend longer waiting to speak to a live phone operator than it would take you to search https://www.irs.gov/ .
  • Tokyo 2020: Mascots unveiled for Olympics and Paralympics

    Tokyo 2020: Mascots unveiled for Olympics and Paralympics

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    The winning mascot received almost 110,000 votes after competing against two other mascots for the top prize. The mascots were selected after the process came down to three pairs. Hybrid designs, Vinicius was a mix of various Brazilian animals to represent the country's wildlife during the Summer Olympics. Organisers turned to children to select the mascot , hoping to avoid a repeat of the bungled roll-out of the official Olympic logo, which ended up having to be scrapped following ...
  • All Green bus services on N7 through Kildare have been suspended

    All Green bus services on N7 through Kildare have been suspended

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    All schools and colleges are shut for the rest of the week, while Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann are staying off the roads entirely today. It apologised for any inconvenience caused but said "this decision has been made in the interest of the safety of our customers and employees".
  • Dean Foods (DF) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

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    Government Properties Income Trusthares (NASDAQ:GOV) had an increase of 1.04% in short interest. OCLN's SI was 8,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. Proshare Advisors Lc owns 12,538 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Cadence Cap Limited Liability holds 0.81% or 537,227 shares in its portfolio.
  • Discovery Education soon to be in the hands of a new owner

    Discovery Education soon to be in the hands of a new owner

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    The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.67 Billion. BancorpSouth Bank bought a new position in shares of Discovery Communications in the 4th quarter worth about $324,000. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link . In other Discovery Communications news, Director John C.
  • Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TRQ): Analysts Review

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    Technical analysis of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ) stock includes the study of technical indicators and past trends. It has underperformed by 19.17% the S&P500. Shares of the company have performed -0.89% over the last quarter and moved -4.41% over the last twelve months. British Columbia Management Corp has 0.24% invested in American International Group, Inc.