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Hong Kong PMI improves in December

Hong Kong PMI improves in December

The eurozone economy closed 2017 by achieving its best growth for almost seven years, a survey released on Thursday revealed. Civil engineering work stabilized in the latest survey period, which end...

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Annual Christmas Tree collection taking place for East Cheshire Hospice

Annual Christmas Tree collection taking place for East Cheshire Hospice

The last method to dispose of a Christmas tree is to carry is the tree to the East Richmond Road or Hopkins Road transfer stations, according to the city. 6. Wilkes-Barre residents can also take trees...

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Feces-Smearing Passenger Forces Flight To Divert To Alaska, Reports Say

Feces-Smearing Passenger Forces Flight To Divert To Alaska, Reports Say

The identity of the man who caused the disturbance has not been released , KTUU reports, but he cooperated with airport police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who questioned him after the ...

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Gas prices primed to rise in 2018, highest in four years

Gas prices primed to rise in 2018, highest in four years

The Sam's Club in Bellmead was charging $2.09, and the Walmart on I-35 in Hewitt was charging $2.19, according to GasBuddy .com. " Most people complain about high gas prices, but everyone is empower...

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Amazon in talks for Premier League streaming rights

Amazon in talks for Premier League streaming rights

The development was confirmed to Telegraph Sport on Thursday by two well-placed sources, while Amazon itself refused to confirm or deny whether it was exploring bidding for the United Kingdom rights...

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Several tech giants throw weight behind legal movement to restore net neutrality

Several tech giants throw weight behind legal movement to restore net neutrality

Technically, the Internet Association isn't filing its own lawsuit. Several state attorneys general across the country, including Washington's Bob Ferguson, announced plans to sue shortly after the ...

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Coinbase: No coins being added

The company was tipped to add many cryptocurrencies to its platform. Yet, the rumors are attracting many investors, but events like Coinbase denouncing Ripple rumors are situations governments, exchan...

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Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Shares Bought by Cypress Capital Group

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Shares Bought by Cypress Capital Group

Of those insider trades, 70,727 shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. were purchased and 73,662 shares were sold. Macquarie raised their target price on shares of Constellation Brands from $246.00 to $...

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FedEx employee from Tennessee discovers largest known prime number

FedEx employee from Tennessee discovers largest known prime number

The number is more than 23 million digits long - 1 million digits longer than the 49th known Mersenne prime, discovered in January 2016. Besides the thrill of discovery, Mr Pace will receive a $3,00...

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Labor Dept.: December jobs lower than expected at 148000

Labor Dept.: December jobs lower than expected at 148000

Looking at 2017 as a whole, employment rose 2.3 per cent for its fastest growth rate in 15 years. By region, Quebec and Alberta saw the biggest increases last month with each province adding more th...

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AG Barr defends reduced sugar Irn Bru recipe after thousands sign petition

AG Barr defends reduced sugar Irn Bru recipe after thousands sign petition

AG Barr are reducing the amount of sugar in Scotland's other national drink in the coming weeks. The drinks giant has tried to allay fears over the change, claiming its tests show most people can't ...

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Mark Zuckerberg says fixing Facebook is his 'personal challenge' for 2018

Mark Zuckerberg says fixing Facebook is his 'personal challenge' for 2018

And while the platform has more than 2 billion users, there is nothing to guarantee they will stay and keep using Facebook as much as they do now if they feel depressed, lied to with fake news and hoa...

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Winter Storm Diverts Flights From Northeast Cities to Dulles, Causing Major Backlog

Winter Storm Diverts Flights From Northeast Cities to Dulles, Causing Major Backlog

Stewart wasn't much better but the aircraft landed safely on the 10,800-foot runway of the former Strategic Air Command base and the 325 passengers were bused to the Big Apple three hours later. The a...

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RBI soon to issue new denominations of 10

RBI soon to issue new denominations of 10

The new currency note will have the same height of 63mm as the current ten rupee note but the width will be 123 mm - slightly lesser than the 137 mm width of the existing note. Last month there were v...

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Goodfellas actor Paul Sorvino calls out Weinstein as file passed to prosecutors

Sorvino continued to threaten Weinstein after TMZ cited reports that two of Weinstein's cases had been forwarded to the Los Angeles County District Attorney. "If I had known it, he would not be wa...

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Gender wage gaps are now officially illegal in Iceland

Gender wage gaps are now officially illegal in Iceland

Any failure to do so will result in a fine of $500 per day, according to the legislation. "As we fight back Republican efforts to revert women's rights to second-class, it is important to not lose s...

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This Country Made It Illegal to Pay Women Less Than Men

This Country Made It Illegal to Pay Women Less Than Men

The new law, however, would close that gap even sooner by holding companies themselves responsible for equal pay. Iceland, which has a population of about 335,000 and where 38 per cent of parliament...

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LG's new robots deliver food and double as shopping carts

LG's new robots deliver food and double as shopping carts

These machines appear to be about the same size as the Airport Guide Robot, and you'll find a familiar pair of jade-colored eyes on a circular plate at the top. We'll be seeing more of the new CLOi ...

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Roku launchces licensing program, now developing voice assistant

Roku launchces licensing program, now developing voice assistant

This means you will be able to play music, start watching something on your TV or your Roku player using a single smart assistant in your home. And while Roku's assistant is now exclusively ente...

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Pakistan, US at crossroad following Trump's fresh accusations

Pakistan, US at crossroad following Trump's fresh accusations

The Council also claimed Pakistan's counterterrorism campaign had, at great financial cost, "served as a bulwark against the possible expansion of scores of terrorist organizations now present in ...

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Brookfield Asset Management to acquire Toshiba's Westinghouse for $4.6bn

Brookfield Asset Management to acquire Toshiba's Westinghouse for $4.6bn

Westinghouse Electric, which has its headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, is among the world's leading infrastructure suppliers to nuclear power generating facilities but sought creditor protection fr...

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Weak consumer confidence hits United Kingdom auto sales

Weak consumer confidence hits United Kingdom auto sales

The number of new diesel cars registered for sale in the United Kingdom fell by over 17% in 2017, figures published by the trade body representing the motor industry today (5 January) have suggested. ...

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Australia Plans for Medicinal Marijuana Exports

Australia Plans for Medicinal Marijuana Exports

It is set to allow exports of cannabis-based medicines, and assured that Aussie patients will be prioritised. The government legalized cultivation of marijuana for medical use to help enhance the we...

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Safest year for Air Travel

Safest year for Air Travel

According to Flight Global , on average, from the point of view of passengers, the airline industry as a whole over the last five years was nearly eight times safer than it was as recently as 10 year...

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Senate Leader de León Announces Legislation to Protect Net Neutrality in California

Senate Leader de León Announces Legislation to Protect Net Neutrality in California

Pai was slated to participate in a "candid conversation" on 9th January with FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, who will still attend. A congressman also received a death threat regarding the net neut...

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All Macs, iPhones, iPads exposed to chip flaw

All Macs, iPhones, iPads exposed to chip flaw

That could affect not only business and consumer PCs but servers run by cloud services giants, such as Amazon, Google , and Microsoft . Security researchers on Wednesday disclosed a set of securit...

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Kmart and 39 Sears stores

Kmart and 39 Sears stores

The Kmart at 1400 Wildcat in Portland, Texas is on the list of store closures. Four others in the Pikes Peak region have all closed over the years - at Chapel Hills Mall and Citadel Crossing Shopp...

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N-Out Adds Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate to Menu

N-Out Adds Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate to Menu

Huntington Beach and Orange stores started offering the product about two weeks ago, employees told the publication. It wasn't clear if the item was now offered at all In-N-Out locations yet. Hot co...

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Starbucks introduces 5p cup charge to cut waste

Starbucks introduces 5p cup charge to cut waste

All cups should be recycled by 2023 and they should be banned if the target is not met, the MPs recommended in a report. About 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups a year are used in the United King...

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AT&T joins the 2018 5G loudest shouting match

AT&T joins the 2018 5G loudest shouting match

The faster connections will help carriers sell advanced services like virtual reality and 4K video, and enable self-driving cars. "The promise of mobile 5G is seemingly endless and we're moving fast t...

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