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German Finance Minister Schaeuble backs London as strong financial centre

During the campaign, Trump said he would consider any number of economic tactics to address trade deficits, including tariffs, currency sanctions and vowing to rewrite or cancel entire trade deals, th...

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Highway 401 has re-opened after deadly pile-up and chemical spill

Highway 401 has re-opened after deadly pile-up and chemical spill

The second collision, also in the westbound lanes and about one kilometre away, involved seven tractor trailers and three vehicles. There were a number of "chain reaction" collisions behind the firs...

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Audi and VW sites raided in emissions probe

The subsidiary for luxury cars of German automobile maker Volkswagen is cooperating fully with the investigating bodies, added Audi's spokesperson. The search included VW's Wolfsburg headquarter...

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Secretary of State Tillerson used e-mail alias as Exxon CEO

NY will seek to question top Exxon Mobil Corp. executives under oath as part of a probe into the accuracy of the company's statements about climate change after discovering an email alias used by fo...

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Thousands Of Flights Cancelled In Northeast US

Thousands Of Flights Cancelled In Northeast US

Although there were only two cancellations this morning, many more are expected as snow continues its path across the northeast. "I'm waiting to get into Philadelphia and they're waiting to get in...

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Vista Equity Partners Near Agreement to Buy DH Corp

Vista Equity Partners Near Agreement to Buy DH Corp

The transaction, if successful, will create a fintech company with almost $3-billion in revenues, 10,000 employees and customers across 130 countries (including 48 out of the top 50 banks), the firms ...

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There's a Clear Winner in Beverages: Bottled Water Tops Soda

There's a Clear Winner in Beverages: Bottled Water Tops Soda

Consumption of bottled water reached 39.3 gallons per capita previous year, surpassing the 38.5 gallons of soda per capita consumed, according to data from the Beverage Marketing Association. The data...

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Elon Musk promises to solve south Australia's energy crisis in 100 days

Elon Musk promises to solve south Australia's energy crisis in 100 days

Musk has promised to completed the battery farm in less than four months from signing a contract or he'll do it for free . Adding "That serious enough for you?" Cannon-Brookes is worth more than ...

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Travel industry worries about the second Trump travel ban

The federal judge sitting in Seattle, who had put a temporary stop to the original travel ban, told lawyers this time to provide more court documents to support their claim that the restrictions on tr...

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First Daughter's Fashion Brand Reports Skyrocketing Sales

First Daughter's Fashion Brand Reports Skyrocketing Sales

Online fashion store Lyst , one of the largest in the world, reported skyrocketing sales of Ivanka Trump products on february 9 - the same day Conway told Fox viewers she "hates shopping", but that...

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2nd Airbus plane purchased by Iran lands in Tehran

2nd Airbus plane purchased by Iran lands in Tehran

Officials attend a ceremony held beside the Airbus A330-200 after it touched down at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. Iran Air took the first airplane on order-a CFM56-powered A321-on January 11. Most of I...

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Starbucks to celebrate spring with colored cups for the first time

Starbucks to celebrate spring with colored cups for the first time

Spring officially arrives on March 20, but Starbucks is celebrating it early with the first-ever spring hot beverage cups. The spring cup colors will vary by drink size and feature a sun, umbrella...

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Staples Closing Another 70 Stores as North American Sales Sink

Staples Closing Another 70 Stores as North American Sales Sink

Capstone Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Staples during the fourth quarter worth approximately $108,000. Staples updated its Q1 guidance to $0.15-0.18 EPS. Staples shares rose $0....

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Edward Jones named one of the top places to work

Edward Jones named one of the top places to work

This year Wegmans is in second place, right behind Google. It's an exciting time for employees including those in Johnson City. "Nothing could mean more to me than having our people say that Wegmans...

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American Indians protesting Trump, pipeline with march

American Indians protesting Trump, pipeline with march

Compared to the largely white, upper-income residential populations of North Bismarck, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe remains the poorest community in the state, with unemployment rates that have hover...

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Uber to stop using Greyball to target regulators

Uber to stop using Greyball to target regulators

Uber said Wednesday that it will stop using its secretive "Greyball" tool to thwart efforts by local authorities to catch the ride-hailing company violating local regulations. When users suspected of ...

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Report Shows California Fault Could Generate Magnitude-7.4 natural disaster

Report Shows California Fault Could Generate Magnitude-7.4 natural disaster

Two quake fault lines, the Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon, runs between Los Angeles and San Diego could set off a 7.4 magnitude natural disaster. The work revealed that four segments of the strik...

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Hyperloop One Shows Off 'DevLoop' Test Tube in Nevada

Hyperloop One Shows Off 'DevLoop' Test Tube in Nevada

As you can see from the photos, that's a big stretch of tubing, and it looks like they're actually quite far along. DevLoop is 500m-long with a diameter of 3.3m, and expected to start testing in t...

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Remy Ma Gives Update on Nicki Minaj Beef

Remy Ma Gives Update on Nicki Minaj Beef

Gucci Mane's song "Make Love", on which she's featured, entered the charts at No. 78, causing the Queen Barbz to reach a milestone-she now has a career 73 entries on the Hot 100. Since I have so much ...

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Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) Noted As 'Neutral' In Update From Citigroup

The Company operates retail jewelry stores in real estate formats including mall-based free-standing strip center and outlet store locations. The stock traded with the volume of 3.02 Million shares in...

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White House appears to copy from Exxon Mobil release

White House appears to copy from Exxon Mobil release

The expansion program, which ExxonMobil is calling " Growing the Gulf ", will involve chemical, refining, lubricant and liquefied natural gas projects at facilities along the Texas and Louisiana coa...

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Protectionism threatens global growth, OECD warns

Protectionism threatens global growth, OECD warns

This improvement largely reflects the combined effects of fiscal and structural initiatives in major economies, notably China, Canada and the USA, together with a more expansionary stance in the euro ...

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Uber & Lyft expand to British Columbia

Uber & Lyft expand to British Columbia

Liberal government, if re-elected in May, will seek more input through the summer before finalizing plans. At the same time, he said on CTV today the Province is investing $1 million to assist the t...

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Is Falling US Crude Oil Production Bullish or Bearish for Prices?

Is Falling US Crude Oil Production Bullish or Bearish for Prices?

However, Falih warned that the Kingdom would be careful not to be left alone with the task of implementing cuts, in turn subsidizing producers in other jurisdictions and its non-OPEC allies. "In light...

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Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer accused of shooting Castile, was charged in November with manslaughter. Philando Castile, Reynolds' fiancé, was shot during a traffic stop a year ago. Of...

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IRS Has $1 Bln. In Unclaimed Tax Refunds From 2013

IRS Has $1 Bln. In Unclaimed Tax Refunds From 2013

Bottom line, if you haven't filed the 2013 federal tax return, do it now and get the money you're due from the government. If you don't file your 2013 tax return by the deadline, Uncle Sam will keep i...

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Caterpillar officers at company headquarters raided by federal agents

Caterpillar officers at company headquarters raided by federal agents

Sharon Paul of the U.S. Attorney's Office says the agencies involved in the raids Thursday are: the IRS's criminal investigation unit; the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Export Enforcement; and...

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Against 'outside meddling': China to boost defense budget by 7% in

Against 'outside meddling': China to boost defense budget by 7% in

The 7 per cent rise - if there were no changes - would be the smallest since 2010 and marks the second year in a row that the country will not increase its military spending by a double-digit percenta...

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Banksy's Walled Off Hotel opens its doors on Bethlehem's barrier wall

Banksy's Walled Off Hotel opens its doors on Bethlehem's barrier wall

And one of the hotel rooms has been praised by its owner as having "the worst view in the world" as it looks out on the West Bank wall. The "Walled Off Hotel" is decorated in works from the anonym...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks edge lower in midday trading

Brainard was perhaps not quite so gung-ho, but did say she thought the U.S. was ready for rate rise "soon" given improved global conditions and continued growth. What is different this year is that tr...

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