• SEC rejects sale of Chicago Stock Exchange
SEC rejects sale of Chicago Stock Exchange

Trump brought the exchange deal up twice during the election campaign as an example of how jobs and wealth were leaving the US. In August of past year, SEC staff reportedly recommended that the deal be approved, but amid stiff opposition from United States lawmakers then announced its commissioners would review the sale.

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  • Supply constraints to weigh on Kraft Heinz 1st-qtr results
Supply constraints to weigh on Kraft Heinz 1st-qtr results

Ltd. boosted its stake in The Kraft Heinz by 287.9% in the 2nd quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 2,724 shares of the company's stock worth $234,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the last quarter. The biggest holder now is Mr. Francisco Sa Neto who owns 548,945 shares (0.05% of those outstanding), whilst W. Anthon...

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"We are no longer afraid of you, Barry Bennell" survivors speak out

Disgraced former British youth coach Barry Bennell was on Thursday found guilty of 43 counts of sexual abuse against 11 boys aged between eight and 15 in a case that has rocked English football. I knew if I said those words I'd have to get my head in a space that took me back to that football club. Chris Unsworth, who was abused by Bennell when h...

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  • Google Chrome will now block annoying ads
Google Chrome will now block annoying ads

A survey of 40,000 USA and European web users found that the most intrusive ads were full-page ads that hide the content of a web page and flashing animated ads, according to Google. Rival firm Adblock Plus has analysed how effective a CBA ad-detection tool can be, in terms of its ability to block ads described in a CBA white paper published ...

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  • This is the return policy now listed on LL Bean's website
This is the return policy now listed on LL Bean's website

L.L. Bean has always been known for having one of the laxest return policies, but all of that is about to change. In a follow-up conversation with Outside, an L.L. My mother-in-law has been wearing the same L.L.Bean watch for at least as long as I've been alive, having sent it in to be replaced a couple of times.

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  • Eurostar launches new London-Amsterdam service
Eurostar launches new London-Amsterdam service

As for that £70 return ticket tag - we're guessing that, as with other Eurostar tickets, this means getting a bit lucky, and booking well ahead. Two trains will run daily from St Pancras, at 8.31am and 5.31pm. Therefore the market is the same size as it was when the London-Paris train launched in 1994 and points out that, since then, the mark...

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  • Stock Update for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NYSE:LL)
Stock Update for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NYSE:LL)

The stock increased 0.08% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $216.47. More notable recent Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Ex-Dividend Reminder: Uniti Group, Acadia Realty Trust and Pembina Pipeline" on December 26, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Acadia Realty Tru...

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  • Janet Yellen's Fed tenure may be the calm before the storm
Janet Yellen's Fed tenure may be the calm before the storm

He described Yellen's record at the Fed as "pretty darn good". "The banking system is more resilient", Yellen said. U. S. banks already expect revenues to climb and the profitability of their lending to rise this year due to lower corporate tax rates and higher interest rates.

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  • Bitcoin extends slide, tumbling greater than 15 %
Bitcoin extends slide, tumbling greater than 15 %

From a peak of $830 billion at the start of January, the global cryptocurrency market has now shrunk to $285 billion, according to data provider CoinMarketCap.com . On Monday, major United Kingdom lender Lloyds Banking Group (London Stock Exchange: LLOY-GB) said that it was stopping people buying cryptocurrencies using credit cards.

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  • Were Analysts Bearish Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) This Week?

Ftb invested in 0.77% or 96,587 shares. This repurchase authorization permits the oil and gas company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Has $21.69 Million Holdings in Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) opened at $94.69 on Friday. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,837,107 shares, compared to its average volume of 3...

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  • Google shares seen lower as earnings highlight higher Google expenses
Google shares seen lower as earnings highlight higher Google expenses

Alphabet logged a net loss due to a United States tax system change, but the firm's management says it had a net profit when the tax effects are excluded. Amazon said that excluding the $US1.1 billion favourable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, net sales rose 36% compared with fourth quarter 201...

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  • Budget 2018: Excise duty on petrol, diesel cut; Relief to vehicle owners
Budget 2018: Excise duty on petrol, diesel cut; Relief to vehicle owners

The Centre on Thursday announced that the excise duty cut of Rs 2 announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will have no impact on petrol and diesel prices. The price of kerosene oil has also been increased by Rs5.94 per litre or 9.23 per cent from Rs64.32 to Rs70.26 per litre. The federal government, on the recommendations of Oil and Gas Regula...

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  • United Airlines denies woman's 'emotional support peacock'
United Airlines denies woman's 'emotional support peacock'

Airlines are anxious about passengers trying to pass off pets as emotional support animals, which fly for free. "The Department of Transportation's rules regarding emotional support animals are not working as they were meant to, prompting us to change our approach in order to ensure a safe and pleasant travel experience for all of our customers".

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  • South Korea Doesn't Plan to Shut Down Cryptocurrency Trading, Says Finance Minister
South Korea Doesn't Plan to Shut Down Cryptocurrency Trading, Says Finance Minister

Kim's comment came after Korean customs announced earlier on Wednesday that it had detected an illegal foreign exchange trading almost $600 million worth of cryptocurrencies. The customs office added that it would continue to monitor the use of cryptocurrencies in cases like illegal currency trading or money laundering. The residents and local co...

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  • Berks Bon-Ton spared in retailer's round of store closings
Berks Bon-Ton spared in retailer's round of store closings

Clearance sales at the affected stores are scheduled to begin on February 1 and run for 10 to 12 weeks. "As part of the comprehensive turnaround plan we announced in November , we are taking the next steps in our efforts to move forward with a more productive store footprint", said Bill Tracy, president and chief executive officer of The Bon-T...

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  • Wisconsin Republicans getting rid of Wynn money
Wisconsin Republicans getting rid of Wynn money

Wynn first appeared in a Friday report by the Wall Street Journal . "The Commission is profoundly aware of the gravity of this matter and will proceed with the appropriate sense of urgency and rigor", spokeswoman Elaine Driscoll said in a statement .

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  • Quiksilver CEO missing after his empty boat washes up on French beach
Quiksilver CEO missing after his empty boat washes up on French beach

Agnes, who has been with the iconic brand for almost 30 years, became the CEO of the now-struggling company in 2015. Later in the morning his boat was recovered on the beach near his hometown and Pierre has not been heard from since. Surf legend Kelly Slater posted a tribute to Mr Agnes on Wednesday, saying he is " praying for a miracle " he is f...

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  • UK Intends Brexit Transition Period Deal in March
UK Intends Brexit Transition Period Deal in March

Britain's Brexit , Finance and Business Ministers displayed a united front on Friday with a letter seeking to reassure eurosceptics anxious over the country's path out of the European Union (EU). Any indication that talks over transition could be drawn out will be bad news for business, which is keen to get the details pinned down as soon as possi...

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  • Dr Pepper snapped up in mega drinks merger
Dr Pepper snapped up in mega drinks merger

Dr. Pepper Snapple soared 24 percent after agreeing to be acquired by Keurig. (NYSE: DPS ) are scrambling higher in today's trading session. On 3/13/2017 Ronald G Rogers, Director, sold 11,000 with an average share price of $94.60 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,040,600.00.

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  • Bank of America eliminates no-fee checking account
Bank of America eliminates no-fee checking account

A 2015 study by the FDIC found that 7 percent of American households ― approximately 9 million households ― don't have a bank account. A Change.org petition has now gathered more than 45,000 signatures as people are trying to convince the bank to keep the old accounts.

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  • Vandal damages
Vandal damages "Field of Dreams" diamond

Northeastern Iowa, where the field is located, received heavy rain and warm temperatures Sunday into Monday before temperatures dropped on Monday night, KWWL reported. The site will reportedly stay open during the spring and summer despite the recent damage, though it might take an entire season to fully fix the field.

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  • SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket
SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter this afternoon that Falcon Heavy the static fire "was good" and that it generated "quite a thunderhead of steam" in the process. Another private company, Blue Origin, intends to debut its reusable New Glenn rocket in 2020, and ULA is working on a vehicle called Vulcan. Some wonder how much business exists...

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  • Oscars: Greta Gerwig gets first female director nomination in eight years
Oscars: Greta Gerwig gets first female director nomination in eight years

Kathryn Bigelow is the only woman to win the prize for " The Hurt Locker ". Variety said " Lady Bird " also was nominated for best picture, star Saoirse Ronan for best actress, costar Laurie Metcalf for best supporting actress , and Gerwig for best original screenplay .

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  • Oil rallies after record 10th straight fall in USA inventories
Oil rallies after record 10th straight fall in USA inventories

Crude oil had been forming a bull flag pattern that is a pause that refreshes higher. "This is the lowest level for USA crude inventories since February 2015, and is a signal that demand is outpacing supply", researchers at the University of Alberta said in a note.

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  • Facebook to Let Users Rate News Trustworthiness
Facebook to Let Users Rate News Trustworthiness

The scores won't be made public and will be one of many factors the company will consider when weighing news feed placement. As a result of the changes, people can expect the level of news in the news feed to drop from 5 percent to 4 percent, Zuckerberg said.

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  • LA Times newsroom votes to unionize after long fight with management
LA Times newsroom votes to unionize after long fight with management

Meanwhile, as the newsroom turned on Levinsohn, editorial employees voted to go union and will begin to negotiate a first contract with management. The announcement comes a day after an NPR report uncovered allegations of sexual misconduct against the Times' publisher and CEO, Ross Levinsohn , increasing tensions between staffers and the execu...

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  • Ripple Rises Once More and Bitcoin Recovers From its Most Recent Fall
Ripple Rises Once More and Bitcoin Recovers From its Most Recent Fall

Internet stocks were soaring higher every month. Kraken saw $111,642,000 of bitcoin change hands. The price of the cryptocurrency rapidly declined after it emerged that South Korea could be on the verge of banning bitcoin trading altogether .

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  • Apple to build second campus, hire 20000 in $350 billion pledge
Apple to build second campus, hire 20000 in $350 billion pledge

Capital expenses, tax payments after the recent repatriation, and investments in manufacturing in the U. However, Apple doesn't break out its spending in the USA, making it hard to gauge how much of the $30 billion over five years it announced Wednesday is new.

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  • Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call'
Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call'

Scott Walker, a Republican, called Schachtner's win a " wake up call ". Jeff Smith, an organizer for liberal advocacy group Citizen Action of Wisconsin, said efforts to clean up the Red Cedar Watershed have been hampered by bills Jarchow has championed limiting local zoning control.

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  • Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Achieve New Highs
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Achieve New Highs

We enter 2018 with strong momentum aided by rising interest rates, tax reform and an evolving regulatory framework". In the fourth quarter, Morgan Stanley reported a tax charge of $990 million due to the tax reform passed recently by the Trump Administration.

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  • China's local government debt growth nearly doubles in 2017
China's local government debt growth nearly doubles in 2017

China, for its part, will keep its target for economic growth at "around 6.5 percent" in 2018, unchanged from past year, Reuters reported earlier in January, citing unnamed policy sources. The data also showed that China's industrial output registered 6.6 per cent growth year-on-year in 2017, rising from 6 per cent in 2016. Policy sources told ...

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  • US Retail Sales Rise
US Retail Sales Rise

Retailers had their best holiday season since 2010, according to the National Retail Federation, which on Friday reported that sales in the November-December period rose 5.5% compared with the year earlier period. Sales at nonstore retailers grew 1.2% following November's 4.2% increase. As a result, certain retail segments were particularly str...

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  • India places places 31 satellites in two different orbits in one mission
India places places 31 satellites in two different orbits in one mission

The PSLV-C40 will launch a total of 31 satellites including the 710-kg Cartosat-2 for earth observation, a microsatellite and a nanosatellite from India . Heat shield PSLV rocket, a known workhorse, failed to separate after launch. 2016: Launches a record 20 satellites from United States, Canada, Germany and Indonesia.

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  • Judgement in third fodder scam case against Lalu Prasad on Janunary 24
Judgement in third fodder scam case against Lalu Prasad on Janunary 24

Earlier in 2013, when Lalu Prasad Yadav had gone to jail for another fodder-scam case, Madan Yadav had used the same trick to get to prison before him. RJD spokesman Shakti Singh Yadav trashed the allegation that Lalu "managed" to have his two aides behind bars to serve him, saying their presence in jail was "coincidental", and the two had crimin...

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  • BBC pay gap: British human rights commission gets involved
BBC pay gap: British human rights commission gets involved

Funded by a license fee levied on TV viewers and reaching 95 percent of British adults every week, the BBC is a pillar of the nation's life, but as such it is closely scrutinized and held to exacting standards by the public and rival media.

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  • Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard suffered tear in shoulder
Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard suffered tear in shoulder

Wright suggests Leonard has not yet been ruled of Thursday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers , as the Spurs cap a three-game road trip. Injuries have become a bit of an issue for Leonard recently, who got a late start to the 2017-18 season because of a quadriceps tendinopathy, an injury that had apparently been bothering him since th...

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  • Police Reveal How Missing Sports Reporter Was Found
Police Reveal How Missing Sports Reporter Was Found

She was at a nearby Chick-fil-a when officers arrived, a family member said. We are not providing the location where she was found or hospital at this time. Anyone who has seen her since that time is encouraged to call our Missing Persons Unit 713-394-1840. Courtney Roland texted a friend early Sunday saying she was being followed by a man in a...

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  • Water main break at JFK International Airport floods terminal, halts flights
Water main break at JFK International Airport floods terminal, halts flights

A water main break in Terminal 4 sent people fleeing in a partial evacuation and left bags and suitcases in water. "A water main break at Terminal 4 at JFK Airport has led to a shutdown of global flights into the terminal". "Passengers are urged to contact their airlines for specific flight information", the airport said on Twitter . The Port ...

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  • Fodder scam sentencing: Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi targets Nitish Kumar
Fodder scam sentencing: Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi targets Nitish Kumar

The scam is related to withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deogarh Treasury between 1990 and 1994 when Prasad was the chief minister of Bihar. He was sent to Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi . The court also imposed Rs 5 Lakh fine on Lalu. However, it did cost him his Lok Sabha seat. If the quantum of sentence was less than three years, thebail plea ...

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  • Captain Marvel Adds She's Gotta Have It Star
Captain Marvel Adds She's Gotta Have It Star

Recently, she adopted the mantle of Captain Marvel for herself. The film, which is set in the 1990s, will follow Larson as Air Force pilot Carol Danvers, who later becomes the super-powered Captain Marvel after her DNA is fused with an alien's after an accident.

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  • Nevadans still forced to head to the state border for lottery tickets
Nevadans still forced to head to the state border for lottery tickets

The idea of winning all that cash has people excited to play the lotto. "From the start, Nevada was against lotteries, it's very interesting, there was a tolerance of legal gambling, legal gaming in casinos early on", said David Schwartz, director, UNLV Center for Gaming Research.

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  • Apple Offers $29 iPhone Battery Replacements after Slowdown Controversy
Apple Offers $29 iPhone Battery Replacements after Slowdown Controversy

The company is already facing lawsuits from three plaintiffs in the United States who have claimed that Apple failed to inform them about the processor throttling and that such enforced slowdowns were unethical and deceptive - an attempt to force people into upgrading.

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  • German lawmaker investigated for complaints over police tweet in Arabic
German lawmaker investigated for complaints over police tweet in Arabic

Von Storch said that ever since the disaster of 2015, Cologne has become "a sad symbol of the failure of Germany's immigration policy", and yet the Cologne police "used the Arabic language to wish people a Happy New Year", a choice she called "absolutely inappropriate".

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  • 'Nigerian prince' scammer arrested - but he's American
'Nigerian prince' scammer arrested - but he's American

Although Neu does not appear to be a Nigerian prince, police allege he did wire money to co-conspirators in Nigeria. Michael Neu , 67, was arrested by Slidell Police financial crimes investigators for 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering .

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  • World oil prices on the rise
World oil prices on the rise

According to the source, the price for February Futures WTI oil increased by 0,74%, totaling to $60,28 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). Consultancy JBC Energy said Libyan pipeline outages had "no major impact on exports". "In the week past, strong demand for refined products, especially distillates, continued to incent refi...

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  • Sensex Wraps up 2017 on High Note, Finishes at Life-Time High
Sensex Wraps up 2017 on High Note, Finishes at Life-Time High

The broader indices outperformed the benchmark indices and ended in the positive territory. The 30-share index started the day on a strong note at 33,889.39 and hit a high of 34,086.05 before closing at 34,056.83, up by 208.80 points, or 0.62 per cent.

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  • Henry County Sheriff's Office offering free rides on New Year's Eve
Henry County Sheriff's Office offering free rides on New Year's Eve

Service depends on fixed-route service operating in the same area. "Obviously we want to avoid someone making a destructive decision and why not allow one of the Valley's best options for transportation get you somewhere for free", Fritcke said.

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  • Softbank buys large stake in Uber
Softbank buys large stake in Uber

The company still faces numerous legal challenges, including a massive trade secrets lawsuit with Alphabet's self-driving auto unit Waymo and multiple government investigations into potentially illegal business practices. But for Uber's existing investors and the ego of founder Travis Kalanick, the deal has some very bad news. The sellers of Uber s...

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  • Musk pledges Tesla pick-up will have 'game-changing' new feature
Musk pledges Tesla pick-up will have 'game-changing' new feature

Musk has had a pickup truck in the works since at least 2016. Tesla shares opened the trading session lower on Wednesday after analysts from KeyBanc Capital Markets said the company was likely to deliver around 5,000 Model 3 sedans in the fourth quarter, according to Reuters.

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  • Mastercard reports 5.1% gain in home furniture sales during the holidays
Mastercard reports 5.1% gain in home furniture sales during the holidays

Online sales also took a big jump , rising 18 percent. Sales for this period were tracked by SpendingPulse Report from MasterCard , which tracked sales across all types of payment from November 1 to December 24. The US holiday shopping season is on track to break sales records on the back of surging consumer confidence and increased use of mobile...

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