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Elon Musk Bitcoin scam takes over Twitter

Elon Musk Bitcoin scam takes over Twitter

Elon Musk , the mastermind behind companies such as Tesla and SpaceX , seems to be a beloved figure in the world of crypto scammers on Twitter . Twitter actually locked Musk's account for some t...

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Passengers create stink over pungent planeload of durian

Passengers create stink over pungent planeload of durian

Passengers in Indonesia have refused to fly on board a plane carrying a load of the smelly durian fruit causing the plane to delay by an hour while the fresh cargo was unloaded. Passenger Amir Zidan...

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New England pizza, sandwich chain closes dozens of locations

New England pizza, sandwich chain closes dozens of locations

The restaurants that closed were described as "under-performing". FOX61 reached out to the Papa Gino's locations in Vernon, Windsor Locks and Waterford and heard a voice recording saying the locatio...

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Pompeo Allows Sanctions Exception for Chabahar Port

Pompeo Allows Sanctions Exception for Chabahar Port

In addition, Afghanistan will be allowed to continue importing Iranian petroleum products, the spokesman said. The move by the Donald Trump administration is considered as an endorsement by Washi...

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Modi Government to Keep Up the Pressure on RBI Governor

Modi Government to Keep Up the Pressure on RBI Governor

And so the RBI has not accepted the proposed changes, sources added. Recently, the government cited never-used before provisions of law that gives it powers to issue directions to the RBI on matte...

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Michigan, Missouri, Utah voters opt to loosen marijuana laws

Michigan, Missouri, Utah voters opt to loosen marijuana laws

Cowabunga! With 55 percent of precincts reporting as of 11:40 p.m., 57.7 percent of voters had voted "yes" on Proposition 1, according to the New York Times . Amendment 2 legalized medical marijuana ...

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Democrats must do more than Trump-bashing if they want to win

Democrats must do more than Trump-bashing if they want to win

And by 9:30 eastern time, NBC had reported that Democrats would win enough seats to take back control of the House of Representatives. If McGrath, the Democrat, wins in this solid Republican dis...

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President Trump Makes His Final Pitch: It's Time to Vote Republican

President Trump Makes His Final Pitch: It's Time to Vote Republican

In the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, at a church along a leafy street, 500 people had voted in the first two hours of the morning - twice as many as two years ago, according to poll worker David ...

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Trump Admin Permits Iran to Continue Nuclear Work at Secretive Military Sites

Trump Admin Permits Iran to Continue Nuclear Work at Secretive Military Sites

Iran's vice president Eshaq Jahangiri said the Tehran government hopes to continue exporting oil despite the USA sanctions . The diplomat suggested that countries were beginning to see through the ...

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USA midterm polls start to open: Who will control Congress?

USA midterm polls start to open: Who will control Congress?

But if the GOP loses its majority it will need to to go on defense to protect Trump. If Trump manages to pull off a victory in terms of retaining control of one or both Houses, it will be seen as a va...

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Big, fat, winning lottery ticket almost lost in a pickup truck

Big, fat, winning lottery ticket almost lost in a pickup truck

Lerynne West , 51, bought her tickets at Casey's General Store in the small town of Redfield, Iowa, while grabbing pizza and coffee with her sister. West said she is focused on doing as much good wi...

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Berkshire profit doubles in Q3, buys back stocks

Berkshire profit doubles in Q3, buys back stocks

A new company policy in July gave Buffett more leeway to buy back Berkshire's stock, and he repurchased US$928 million worth in the quarter. Q3 net earnings per class A share of $11,280 exceeds co...

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Trump Rallies on Eve of Midterm Referendum on His Presidency

Trump Rallies on Eve of Midterm Referendum on His Presidency

Yoon, who is also a visiting professor of journalism at the University of MI. Republicans are increasingly confident they will retain control of the Senate , but they face Democratic headwinds in ...

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Trump makes final push in battleground states as midterm election nears

Trump makes final push in battleground states as midterm election nears

And well do we remember 2016 when switching out Obama for Donald Trump by itself constituted the ultimate wave election . She lashed a sign to her front porch reading "VOTE FOR GUN CONTROL", and sh...

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Runaway train derailed after 57-mile journey across Western Australia

Runaway train derailed after 57-mile journey across Western Australia

BHP has deliberately sent a driverless runaway train off the rails after it carried 268 wagons for 92km across the Pilbara outback. All train operations from the mine have been suspended as the inci...

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Amazon plans to split second headquarters evenly between two cities

Amazon plans to split second headquarters evenly between two cities

The company said it expected to invest over $5 billion in construction and create as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs for the second headquarters. Over the weekend, The Washington Post - which ...

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British Airways Passengers Detail Hellish, 72 Hour Flight From Orlando

British Airways Passengers Detail Hellish, 72 Hour Flight From Orlando

British Airways Passengers were forced to wait 3-days so they could get back to the UK. "It was the journey from hell when it was supposed to be a holiday on a lifetime that we'd saved up for years ...

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Pilot found 10 times over alcohol limit just before flight

Pilot found 10 times over alcohol limit just before flight

He had been scheduled to serve on a flight to Tokyo , which took off just over an hour late. A test later revealed that Jitsukawa had 189mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood, almost 10 times the U.K.'s...

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Iranian Crowds Chant 'Death To Israel,' 'Down With U.S.'

Iranian Crowds Chant 'Death To Israel,' 'Down With U.S.'

On Friday, Mr Trump's government announced the restoration of sanctions on Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors, the second batch of penalties to be restored. The countries will deposit Ira...

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Amazon to roll out free shipping to everyone during 2018 holiday season

Amazon to roll out free shipping to everyone during 2018 holiday season

Amazon has just announced that they are offering free shipping to all Amazon customers in the US with no minimum purchase starting Monday, November 5! Prime members already get free shipping, but...

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Lowe's to close underperforming stores in US, Canada

Lowe's to close underperforming stores in US, Canada

Store closing sales will occur at most of the affected locations, with exception of select stores in the USA, which the company said will close immediately. Even in his first few months as the new CEO...

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Best Black Friday 2018 headphone deals (early edition)

Best Black Friday 2018 headphone deals (early edition)

Now that Halloween is over, Americans are turning their attention to the next big holiday - Thanksgiving - and of course, Black Friday. It won't be Black Friday 2018 until November 23, but retai...

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Iran to sell oil, defy US sanctions, says Rouhani

Iran to sell oil, defy US sanctions, says Rouhani

However, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and National Security Adviser John Bolton both have made public statements supporting overthrowing Iran's theocratic Government. In ...

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Fun Spoiled as Bank Demands a Dead Scientist for New £50 Note

Fun Spoiled as Bank Demands a Dead Scientist for New £50 Note

The change from paper to plastic brings with it the chance to replace Matthew Boulten and James Watt from the back design, and the Bank of England is looking to do just that. As well as several poli...

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Brexit donor Arron Banks denies Russian Federation connection

Brexit donor Arron Banks denies Russian Federation connection

Mr Banks came out swinging on Sunday the 4th of November, however, releasing a number of bank statements to the BBC's Andrew Marr Show and holding combative interviews with the eponymous host and ...

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Petrol, diesel prices continue to dip on softer crude

Petrol, diesel prices continue to dip on softer crude

In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 78.99 a litre, while diesel is sold at Rs 73.53, according to a price notification issued by state-owned oil firms. In this episode, there is a huge increase in the price...

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Mnangagwa says Australian firm finds oil, gas in Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa says Australian firm finds oil, gas in Zimbabwe

However, in a press statement issued Friday from the company's Australia base, Invictus insisted that the Zimbabwean leader did not announce a discovery of oil and gas deposits. "The government of Zim...

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Canada Post workers join rotating strikes in Hamilton, Ont., La Mauricie, Que

Canada Post workers join rotating strikes in Hamilton, Ont., La Mauricie, Que

Vice-President Connor Dowd-Taylor says they're also joined by Rural and Suburban Mail Carrier employees. One of the expired collective agreements let Canada Post give mandatory overtime to some post...

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Wages surge as USA adds a robust 250,000 jobs in October

Wages surge as USA adds a robust 250,000 jobs in October

The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey called for an increase of 200,000 jobs. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7 percent in October-the lowest it has been in nearly 50 years. As A...

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Apple loses $1-trillion status after soft holiday forecast

Apple loses $1-trillion status after soft holiday forecast

We told you about Apple's Services contribution, but how did its product lineup do in terms of revenue? While that represents a 14 percent increase in iPhone sales when compared to last quarter...

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