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Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

Indonesian investigators are due to publish a preliminary report on the crash later this month in a bid to explain why the almost new Boeing Co 737 Max jet slammed violently into the sea during clea...

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Stand-off between government and RBI not a good situation

Stand-off between government and RBI not a good situation

The body has the powers to frame rules under section 58 of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, and no legislative change is required, the people said . Swaminathan Gurumurthy, a chartered accountant...

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Oil prices slip on concerns of looming oversupply, economic downturn

Oil prices slip on concerns of looming oversupply, economic downturn

On Oct. 3, when global benchmark Brent crude was sitting around its own four-year high of around US$85 a barrel, Saudi Arabia and Russia announced that they were increasing production in October and...

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Chinese 5-Star Hotels Apologize After Video Reveals Hygiene Horrors

Chinese 5-Star Hotels Apologize After Video Reveals Hygiene Horrors

Hidden-camera videos of housekeeping staff behaving badly at Chinese luxury hotels surface fairly often on social media. The video has been viewed more than 30 million times. Better known by his pse...

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Alexa voice shoppers get early access to these Amazon Black Friday specials

Alexa voice shoppers get early access to these Amazon Black Friday specials

Unsurprisingly, it's big-ticket tech products that people tend to snap up over the Black Friday weekend - including top of the range televisions, laptops and household appliances. Just say, "Alexa, ...

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Jeff Bezos says Amazon will fail and go bankrupt one day

Jeff Bezos says Amazon will fail and go bankrupt one day

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a stunning acknowledgment last week in an all-hands meeting, a recording of which was heard by CNBC. But surprisingly, he believes that the retail giant will one day "fail"...

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Duterte says PH ready to build schools for Papua New Guinea

Duterte says PH ready to build schools for Papua New Guinea

President Duterte will leave Papua New Guinea a day earlier than scheduled, skipping some of the most important events at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders' Meeting, Malacañang said...

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Redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla Finally Gets a Hybrid

Redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla Finally Gets a Hybrid

The sedan's exterior design is based along "shooting robust" lines, which the automaker says presents a sporty silhouette, complemented by a lower stance and wider tread than its predecessor . The ...

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Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Reuters reports that Uber's adjusted loss before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization was $592 million, but said that number is still down from last quarter and a year ago. In late 2016, th...

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BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.4B US

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.4B US

According to BlackBerry , Cylance's technology will complete BlackBerry's Spark vision with AI and next-generation endpoint cyber-security talent and capabilities. The tool is capable of identifyin...

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Aston Martin's First SUV Caught Testing In Production Trim

Aston Martin's First SUV Caught Testing In Production Trim

The DBX will be the latest entrant into the ultra-premium SUV segment and will take on the likes of the Bentley Bentayga, Range Rover Autobiography, and the Lamborghini Urus. "The DBX can not co...

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Jennie-O recalls ground turkey amid salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O recalls ground turkey amid salmonella outbreak

They had a use-by date of October, but could still be in freezers. But the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, which is monitoring the outbreak, said in a statement that it would be "gros...

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Honda Passport Global Debut in Los Angeles

Honda Passport Global Debut in Los Angeles

Honda Motor Co. said Thursday it will introduce the 2019 Honda Passport on November 27, the day before it makes its global auto show debut at the L.A. Honda hasn't released any details about the P...

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Best Photography Black Friday Deals 2018

Best Photography Black Friday Deals 2018

The third-generation Echo Dot boasts an all-new fabric design and improved call quality compared to previous models. You just need to use your Alexa-enabled device to shop. This is well worth consid...

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Flybe puts itself up for sale amid tough airline conditions

Flybe puts itself up for sale amid tough airline conditions

Flybe planes at Norwich Airport. Julie Palmer, partner at licenced insolvency practice Begbies Traynor, said it was "unsurprising" that Flybe is looking for a buyer: "As Flybe's year took a nosediv...

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FDA Commissioner Moves to Remove Flavored Vapor Products From C-stores

FDA Commissioner Moves to Remove Flavored Vapor Products From C-stores

But while teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely than teenagers who don't to later try the conventional kind, that does not mean vaping causes smoking. E-cigarettes also expose users to toxi...

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Senate and House GOP Pick Congressional Leaders - as Showdown Over Pelosi Simmers

Senate and House GOP Pick Congressional Leaders - as Showdown Over Pelosi Simmers

Jim Jordan of OH in a closed-door election . In the House, Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin is retiring, so Mr. McCarthy will ascend to the top Republican spot as minority leader. "We need to la...

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Theresa May's Brexit deal gets backing of cabinet

Theresa May's Brexit deal gets backing of cabinet

She said her government's proposed "deal delivers what people voted for, and it is in the national interest". The UK House of Commons would then have to ratify it. Amid the political turmoil, the po...

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Woman’s death aboard Princess Cruises ship may be murder, reports say

Woman’s death aboard Princess Cruises ship may be murder, reports say

The cruise line said local authorities boarded the 3,600-passenger Royal Princess when the vessel arrived in Aruba. The woman plunged from a deck of the Royal Princess early Tuesday, landing so...

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Manhattan man claims $343M Powerball jackpot

Manhattan man claims $343M Powerball jackpot

After taxes Bailey walked away with $125.3 million - the fourth-largest payoff in US history and the top win ever in New York State. Harlem man Robert Bailey with his prize. Bailey will split th...

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Facebook's "Secret Sister Gift Exchange" is illegal scam

The online version of the scheme dates back to at least late 2015 , according to Snopes, and it nearly always describes sending one gift to someone and then receiving up to 36 in return, according t...

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SAP to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion; keeping Provo, Seattle headquarters

SAP to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion; keeping Provo, Seattle headquarters

The $8bn purchase of Qualtrics International, whose software gathers and analyses data, is meant to strengthen SAP's offering in the customer relations management sector. Over 9,000 enterprises wo...

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Oil Crashes After Trump Says Prices Should Be 'Much Lower'

Oil Crashes After Trump Says Prices Should Be 'Much Lower'

Both benchmarks are now trading firmly in bear market territory, having fallen more than 20 percent from their 52-week highs. USA futures were on track to close lower for a record 12th straight sess...

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Air India Drunk Pilot Sacked From Exec Position

Air India Drunk Pilot Sacked From Exec Position

She also reportedly abused the fellow business class passengers for being mute witnesses. He asserted while saying, "You think I'm scared of you". Two quarter bottles of red wine later, she went to th...

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$1.5B Mega Millions victor has not claimed prize, report says

$1.5B Mega Millions victor has not claimed prize, report says

The winner's time runs out on April 21. Check your numbers: victor announced in record $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery, the largest jackpot in the history of the game. According to CBS affiliate ...

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United States cities offered billions in tax cuts to lure Amazon

United States cities offered billions in tax cuts to lure Amazon

And now in a surprise move , the eCommerce giant has chose to move forward with two HQ2 cities, dividing the second headquarters evenly between New York City and Arlington, Virginia . New York ...

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Woman beat McDonald's manager over ketchup

Woman beat McDonald's manager over ketchup

Police are also hoping to find a man who entered the McDonald's and left with the female suspect. They emphasized he is not in trouble. "We're actually grateful for the service he provided, he stopp...

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European shares recover after USA tech rout; dollar falls

European shares recover after USA tech rout; dollar falls

David Lidington, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy, told BBC radio on Tuesday that Britain and the European Union were "almost within touching distance" of an agreement. This for me...

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U.S. stocks slump amid Apple losses, tech sell-off

U.S. stocks slump amid Apple losses, tech sell-off

Elsewhere, tobacco stocks were pressured after The Wall Street Journal reported late Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration was considering a ban on menthol cigarettes. Athenahealth jumped ...

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Oil prices collapse as OPEC sees production outpacing demand

Oil prices collapse as OPEC sees production outpacing demand

Futures in NY held losses after plunging 7.1 percent in the previous session in the biggest one-day drop in more than three years. Brent for January settlement edged up 18 cents to $65.65 a barrel o...

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